Week of Sunday, March 10, 2013
(76 events)

Sunday, March 10, 2013 (2 events)

  • FAIRHAVEN RIDE: Meet up with folks from Fairhaven Bike & Ski for a weekly race-pace ride at 8am at the Fairhaven Village Green. 733-4433 or http://www.fairhavenbike.com
    8:00am
  • Rabbit Ride: Join members of the Mt. Baker Bike Club for the weekly “Rabbit Ride” starting at 8:30am at Fairhaven Bike & Ski, 1108 11th St. The 32-mile route sees riders heading down Chuckanut and back via Lake Samish. 733-4433 or http://www.mtbakerbikeclub.org
    8:30am

Monday, March 11, 2013 (1 events)

  • Mount Vernon Beer Week: Mount Vernon Beer Week takes place from Monday through Sunday at the Empire, Porterhouse, Trumpeter, North Sound, Skagit River Brewery, and beyond. Beer tastings, a cask crawl and poker run, a beer can derby, live music, specials, prizes and more will happen throughout the week. http://www.mountvernonbeerweek.com
    10:00am

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 (2 events)

  • Mount Vernon Beer Week: Mount Vernon Beer Week takes place from Monday through Sunday at the Empire, Porterhouse, Trumpeter, North Sound, Skagit River Brewery, and beyond. Beer tastings, a cask crawl and poker run, a beer can derby, live music, specials, prizes and more will happen throughout the week. http://www.mountvernonbeerweek.com
    10:00am
  • Sign Language Classes: The Hearing, Speech, and Deafness Center offers American Sign Language classes as a free service to the community from 12-1pm on the first three Tuesdays of each month in Bellingham. Participants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 255-7166 or 647-0910
    12:00pm

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (8 events)

  • Mount Vernon Beer Week: Mount Vernon Beer Week takes place from Monday through Sunday at the Empire, Porterhouse, Trumpeter, North Sound, Skagit River Brewery, and beyond. Beer tastings, a cask crawl and poker run, a beer can derby, live music, specials, prizes and more will happen throughout the week. http://www.mountvernonbeerweek.com
    10:00am
  • Company: Get a “sophisticated look at modern relationships” when MBT’s Winter Repertory Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s landmark play, Company, for the final week at 7:30pm Wed.-Sat. and 3pm Sun. at Mount Baker Theatre’s Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $10-$20. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • GROUP RIDE: The Mt. Baker Bike Club hosts a Group Ride starting every Wednesday at 6pm at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave. Be prepared to ride for 30 miles at a race/training pace, and regroup at the brewery following the excursion. http://www.mtbakerbikeclub.org
    6:00pm
  • Evening Epic Run: A weekly “Evening Epic Run” begins at 6pm at Fairhaven Runners, 1209 11th St. The strenuous runs are 1.5-2 hours in length on hilly terrain with experienced trail runners. Entry is free. http://www.fairhavenrunners.com
    6:00pm
  • Scottish Country Dance Social: Join the Scottish Country Dance Club from 7-9:30pm every Wednesday for a public dance at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. Beginners and intermediate dancers are welcome, and no partner or experience is needed. Drop-in fees are $8, but those who are showing up for the first time will gain free entry. http://www.bellinghamscd.org
    7:00pm
  • Climbers and Science: John All will talk about the American Climber Science Program and how it works to link scientists and climbers to preserve the alpine environment at a free presentation at 7:30pm at Backcountry Essentials, 214 W. Holly St. http://www.backcountryessentials.net
    7:30pm
  • Bruce Molsky: Master fiddler, banjo player and singer Bruce Molsky performs at 7:30pm at the Roeder Home, 2600 Sunset Dr. Entry will be $10-$15 at the door. http://www.brucemolsky.com
    7:30pm
  • Dordt College Concert Band: The Dordt College Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra performs at 7:30pm at Lynden Christian High School, 515 Drayton St. Entry is free and open to all ages. (360) 354-2748
    7:30pm

Thursday, March 14, 2013 (22 events)

  • Mount Vernon Beer Week: Mount Vernon Beer Week takes place from Monday through Sunday at the Empire, Porterhouse, Trumpeter, North Sound, Skagit River Brewery, and beyond. Beer tastings, a cask crawl and poker run, a beer can derby, live music, specials, prizes and more will happen throughout the week. http://www.mountvernonbeerweek.com
    10:00am
  • Company: Get a “sophisticated look at modern relationships” when MBT’s Winter Repertory Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s landmark play, Company, for the final week at 7:30pm Wed.-Sat. and 3pm Sun. at Mount Baker Theatre’s Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $10-$20. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Spring Craft and Antique Show: The 27th annual “Spring Craft & Antique Show” happens from 10am-8pm Thurs.-Fri. and 10am-5pm Saturday at Lynden’s Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, 1775 Front ST. More than 100 talented local artisans and dealers will be showing and selling their wares. Entry is $4-$5. http://www.lyndencraftantiqueshow.com
    10:00am
  • In Triplicate: New works can be seen at “In Triplicate” performances at 8pm Thurs.-Sat. at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The show features three one-act plays, three directors (Eva Knowles, Eliott Glasser, and Will Homel), and three actors in each show. Tickets are $5 on opening night and $10 otherwise. Additional showings happen March 21-23. http://www.idiomtheater.com
    8:00pm
  • Wings Over Water Art: As part of the annual “Wings Over Water” Northwest Birding Festival, attend an Art Gallery Walk from Thursday through Sunday throughout Birch Bay. An opening reception happens from 4:30-7pm Thursday at Via Café, 7829 Birch Bay Dr. http://www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com
    12:00am
  • The Legacy: Tradition, faith and family will be the focus of Mark Harelik’s The Legacy at 7:30pm Thurs.-Sat., and 2pm Sunday at Lynden’s Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets to the play—which focuses on a family of Jewish descent living in an isolated town in Texas in the 1960s—are $8-$12. http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Wings Over Water Birding Festival: Celebrate the abundance of wildlife and bird species in the area at the annual Wings Over Water Birding Festival happening Thursday through Sunday in Blaine, Birch Bay, and Semiahmoo. Art shows, field trips, rides on the Plover, bird viewing stations, talks, workshops, live raptor presentations and much more will be part of the fun. Many events are free. http://www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com
    4:30pm
  • A Man and a Museum: Join the Whatcom Museum Guild for “A Man and a Museum” presentation with architect Jim Olson at 9:30am at the Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. Olson, who designed the Lightcatcher Building and is currently exhibiting there, will discuss the inspiration behind his creations. Entry is free and open to the public. http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    12:00am
  • Gabriel’s Kids Open House: Attend an Open House from 9-10:30am at Gabriel’s Art Kids, 1415 Dupont St. If you’re looking for a great preschool or after-school program, come learn more and get a tour of the space. http://www.gabrielsartkids.com
    9:00am
  • Steve Rudy: Pianist Steve Rudd will perform a variety of jazz standards from 5:30-7:30pm at Lynden’s Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Entry is free. http://www.jansenartcenter.org
    5:30pm
  • Seeds Secrets: Chef Danny Greer from La Conner’s Seeds Bistro will lead a “Seeds Secrets Revealed” course from 6:30-8:30pm in Mount Vernon at Gretchen’s Kitchen, 509 South 1st St. If you’ve ever wanted to know how to make Greer’s beet tumbleweeds, now’s your chance. Entry is $40. http://www.gretchenskitchen.com
    6:30pm
  • Thai Favorites: Pad Thai, lime-curried fish, spicy chicken Panang and jasmine rice will be the menu at a “Thai Favorites” course with Robert Fong from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Cost is $39. 383-3200
    6:30pm
  • John Reischman and Friends: Join John Reischman on mandolin and mandola, Eli West on guitar and bouzouki, Trent Freeman on fiddle, and Patrick Metzger on bass for a CD release concert for Reischman’s Walk Along John album at 7pm at the ballroom at the YWCA, 1026 N. Forest St. Admission is $8-$15 at the door. http://www.johnreischman.com
    7:00pm
  • Geoffrey Castle: Electric six-string violinist Geoffrey Castle brings his formidable talents to Concrete for a 7pm fundraising concert at the Concrete Theatre, 45920 Main St. Tickets are $15-$25. http://www.concrete-theatre.com
    7:00pm
  • Bean Scene: Horticulture specialist Dr. Carol Miles will lead “The Dirt on Dry Beans!” presentation at 7pm at the Padilla Bay Breazeale Interpretive Center, 10441 Bayview Edison Rd. Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand to answer questions. Entry is free and open to the public. (360) 757-3234
    7:00pm
  • Skagit Food System Panel: As part of the Skagit Human Rights Festival, attend “The Skagit Food System” panel discussion at 7pm in Mount Vernon at the Skagit Valley College Multipurpose Room. You’ll learn what’s going on to improve food security, sovereignty and justice in the Skagit, and what you can do to help. Panelists include Rita Ordonez, Sarita and Ethan Schafer, Jim Meyer, Karen Parnell, Steve Crider, and Holly Thompson. Entry is free. http://www.skagithrf.wordpress.com
    7:00pm
  • Folk Dance Party: Learn Balkan, Israeli, Romani and Greek dancing with the Fourth Corner Folk Dancers from 7-10pm every Thursday at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. Suggested donation is $5 (first-time visitors and students are free). 380-0456
    7:00pm
  • Fourth Corner Folk Dancers: Learn Balkan folk dances with the Fourth Corner Folk Dancers from 7:15-10:15pm every Thursday at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. All ages are welcome, and no partner is necessary. Suggested donation is $5; first-time visitors and students are free. 380-0456
    7:15pm
  • Deadman Wonderland Circus: An all-star cast of six area performers will present “Deadman Wonderland Circus” performances at 7:30pm at Mount Vernon’s Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Juggling, acrobatics, puppetry, dance, magic and more will help tell the story of a young man trapped in the world of demons. Tickets are $5.50-$12.50. http://www.lincolntheatre.org or www.deadmanwonderlandcircus.com
    7:30pm
  • Mountain Runners: Join the Whatcom County Historical Society for a viewing of The Mountain Runners at 7:30pm at Whatcom Museum’s Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. The locally produced film tells the story of America’s first mountain-adventure race, which took place in 1911. Entry is free with admission. http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    7:30pm
  • Dinner Theater: Enjoy a four-course meal while trying to solve a deadly case when A Rotten Demise shows at 7:30pm Thursday and 6:30pm Sunday at Mount Vernon’s 1st Street Cabaret, 612 S. First St. Tickets are $30-$45. The show continues through March 24, and additional entertainment happens through the week. http://www.riverbelledinnertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • GOOD, BAD, UGLY: Watch “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” at 8pm every Thursday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. At 10pm, stick around for “The Project.” Entry is $7 for the early show, $4 for the late one. 733-8855 or http://www.theupfront.com
    8:00pm

Friday, March 15, 2013 (21 events)

  • Mount Vernon Beer Week: Mount Vernon Beer Week takes place from Monday through Sunday at the Empire, Porterhouse, Trumpeter, North Sound, Skagit River Brewery, and beyond. Beer tastings, a cask crawl and poker run, a beer can derby, live music, specials, prizes and more will happen throughout the week. http://www.mountvernonbeerweek.com
    10:00am
  • Company: Get a “sophisticated look at modern relationships” when MBT’s Winter Repertory Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s landmark play, Company, for the final week at 7:30pm Wed.-Sat. and 3pm Sun. at Mount Baker Theatre’s Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $10-$20. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Spring Craft and Antique Show: The 27th annual “Spring Craft & Antique Show” happens from 10am-8pm Thurs.-Fri. and 10am-5pm Saturday at Lynden’s Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, 1775 Front ST. More than 100 talented local artisans and dealers will be showing and selling their wares. Entry is $4-$5. http://www.lyndencraftantiqueshow.com
    10:00am
  • In Triplicate: New works can be seen at “In Triplicate” performances at 8pm Thurs.-Sat. at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The show features three one-act plays, three directors (Eva Knowles, Eliott Glasser, and Will Homel), and three actors in each show. Tickets are $5 on opening night and $10 otherwise. Additional showings happen March 21-23. http://www.idiomtheater.com
    8:00pm
  • Wings Over Water Art: As part of the annual “Wings Over Water” Northwest Birding Festival, attend an Art Gallery Walk from Thursday through Sunday throughout Birch Bay. An opening reception happens from 4:30-7pm Thursday at Via Café, 7829 Birch Bay Dr. http://www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com
    12:00am
  • The Legacy: Tradition, faith and family will be the focus of Mark Harelik’s The Legacy at 7:30pm Thurs.-Sat., and 2pm Sunday at Lynden’s Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets to the play—which focuses on a family of Jewish descent living in an isolated town in Texas in the 1960s—are $8-$12. http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Wings Over Water Birding Festival: Celebrate the abundance of wildlife and bird species in the area at the annual Wings Over Water Birding Festival happening Thursday through Sunday in Blaine, Birch Bay, and Semiahmoo. Art shows, field trips, rides on the Plover, bird viewing stations, talks, workshops, live raptor presentations and much more will be part of the fun. Many events are free. http://www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com
    4:30pm
  • Finnegan’s Farewell Dinner Theater: Shakespeare Northwest presents an interactive dinner theater performance, Finnegan’s Farewell, at 7pm Friday and Saturday at Mount Vernon’s Moose Lodge, 813 S. First St. Tickets to the fundraiser at $40 and include the play, a full Irish dinner and one drink coupon. http://www.shakenw.org
    7:00pm
  • Mixed Bag: “Writer’s Block,” a brand-new show featuring an improvised story format, can be seen at 8pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. At 10pm, show up for “Dice of Destiny”—a show featuring six pairs of improvisers whose destiny lies in a pair of dice. Tickets are $8-$10. 733-8855 or http://www.theupfront.com
    8:00pm
  • Footloose: Young performers ages 11 through 15 will sing and dance at showings of Footloose: The Musical at 7pm Friday, 2pm and 7pm Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. Tickets are $10 and additional showings happen March 22-24. http://www.baay.org
    7:00pm
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: Lyric Light Opera offers up showings of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday and 2pm Sunday at Mount Vernon’s McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College St. Showings of the barn-raising, axe-jumping, seven-times-everything musical happen again March 22-24. Tickets are $19-$45. http://www.mcintyrehall.org
    7:30pm
  • Dance Gallery Spring Concert: Dance and multimedia works by local and national choreographers can be seen when the Dance Gallery presents its 22nd annual Spring Concert at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday and 5pm Sunday at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. The event includes a silent auction to raise funds for the nonprofit arts group. Tickets are $12. 676-4113 or http://www.dancegallery.org
    7:30pm
  • Art Market Sale: The Whatcom Art Market will celebrate its third anniversary with a sale from 10am-6pm Friday through Monday at its space at Fairhaven’s Waldron Building, 1314 12th St. Artists in action, door prizes and much more will be part of the celebration. http://www.whatcomartguild.org
    10:00am
  • Art Career Day: Local high school visual arts students can connect with some of the region’s best artists, filmmakers, designers and craftspeople at the 16th annual “Art Career Day” from 8:30am-2pm at Whatcom Museum’s Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. Attendees must sign up in advance. 778-8961 or http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    8:30am
  • Wild Things: Kids, adults and adventurers can join Wild Whatcom Walks for “Wild Things!” excursions from 9:30-11am every Friday in March at Whatcom Falls Park (Scudder Pond entrance). Entry is by donation. http://www.wildwhatcom.org
    9:30am
  • VIGIL FOR PEACE: Join the longest-running Peace Vigil in the country—48 years and counting—from 4-5pm every Friday afternoon at the corners of Cornwall Avenue and Magnolia Street. http://www.whatcompjc.org
    4:00pm
  • Bellingham Chamber Chorale Gala: “Live & Singin’: Celebrating American Classics through Cabaret Music of the 1960s” will be the theme of the Bellingham Chamber Chorale’s annual gala benefit auction starting at 6pm at the Bellingham Golf & Country Club, 3729 Meridian St. Tickets are $65-$70 and include musical entertainment, a multi-course dinner, fine wine and silent and live auctions. http://www.bellinghamchamberchorale
    6:00pm
  • Couples Comedy Night: Longtime standup comedian Bob Stromberg will be the featured performer at a Couples Comedy Night performance at 6:30pm at Cornwall Church, 4518 Northwest Dr. Tickets are $45 per couple and include appetizers, dessert and childcare. http://www.cornwallchurch.com
    6:30pm
  • Mountain Runners: Attend a viewing of the locally produced film The Mountain Runners and stick around for a Q & A with director Todd Warger following the documentary from 7-9pm at Maple Falls’ North Fork Library, 7506 Kendall Rd. Entry is free. 599-2020
    7:00pm
  • Harvard Din and Tonics: The renowned all-male a cappella singing group known as the Harvard Din and Tonics will offer up a repertoire centered on American jazz standards from 1920-40 at 7:30pm at the Ferndale High School Auditorium, 5830 Golden Eagle Dr. Tickets are $5-$8; proceeds benefit the school’s music program. 383-9862
    7:30pm
  • Vaudevillingham: The monthly anything-goes variety show known as Vaudevillingham can be seen at 8pm and 10pm at the Bellingham Circus Guild’s Cirque Lab, 1401 6th St. The event features Guild performers as well as other local acts who take to the stage to perform works that have never been seen before. Suggested donation is $5-$10. http://www.bellinghamcircusguild.com
    8:00pm

Saturday, March 16, 2013 (31 events)

  • Mount Vernon Beer Week: Mount Vernon Beer Week takes place from Monday through Sunday at the Empire, Porterhouse, Trumpeter, North Sound, Skagit River Brewery, and beyond. Beer tastings, a cask crawl and poker run, a beer can derby, live music, specials, prizes and more will happen throughout the week. http://www.mountvernonbeerweek.com
    10:00am
  • Company: Get a “sophisticated look at modern relationships” when MBT’s Winter Repertory Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s landmark play, Company, for the final week at 7:30pm Wed.-Sat. and 3pm Sun. at Mount Baker Theatre’s Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $10-$20. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Spring Craft and Antique Show: The 27th annual “Spring Craft & Antique Show” happens from 10am-8pm Thurs.-Fri. and 10am-5pm Saturday at Lynden’s Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, 1775 Front ST. More than 100 talented local artisans and dealers will be showing and selling their wares. Entry is $4-$5. http://www.lyndencraftantiqueshow.com
    10:00am
  • In Triplicate: New works can be seen at “In Triplicate” performances at 8pm Thurs.-Sat. at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The show features three one-act plays, three directors (Eva Knowles, Eliott Glasser, and Will Homel), and three actors in each show. Tickets are $5 on opening night and $10 otherwise. Additional showings happen March 21-23. http://www.idiomtheater.com
    8:00pm
  • Wings Over Water Art: As part of the annual “Wings Over Water” Northwest Birding Festival, attend an Art Gallery Walk from Thursday through Sunday throughout Birch Bay. An opening reception happens from 4:30-7pm Thursday at Via Café, 7829 Birch Bay Dr. http://www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com
    12:00am
  • The Legacy: Tradition, faith and family will be the focus of Mark Harelik’s The Legacy at 7:30pm Thurs.-Sat., and 2pm Sunday at Lynden’s Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets to the play—which focuses on a family of Jewish descent living in an isolated town in Texas in the 1960s—are $8-$12. http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Wings Over Water Birding Festival: Celebrate the abundance of wildlife and bird species in the area at the annual Wings Over Water Birding Festival happening Thursday through Sunday in Blaine, Birch Bay, and Semiahmoo. Art shows, field trips, rides on the Plover, bird viewing stations, talks, workshops, live raptor presentations and much more will be part of the fun. Many events are free. http://www.wingsoverwaterbirdingfestival.com
    4:30pm
  • Finnegan’s Farewell Dinner Theater: Shakespeare Northwest presents an interactive dinner theater performance, Finnegan’s Farewell, at 7pm Friday and Saturday at Mount Vernon’s Moose Lodge, 813 S. First St. Tickets to the fundraiser at $40 and include the play, a full Irish dinner and one drink coupon. http://www.shakenw.org
    7:00pm
  • Mixed Bag: “Writer’s Block,” a brand-new show featuring an improvised story format, can be seen at 8pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. At 10pm, show up for “Dice of Destiny”—a show featuring six pairs of improvisers whose destiny lies in a pair of dice. Tickets are $8-$10. 733-8855 or http://www.theupfront.com
    8:00pm
  • Footloose: Young performers ages 11 through 15 will sing and dance at showings of Footloose: The Musical at 7pm Friday, 2pm and 7pm Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. Tickets are $10 and additional showings happen March 22-24. http://www.baay.org
    7:00pm
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: Lyric Light Opera offers up showings of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday and 2pm Sunday at Mount Vernon’s McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College St. Showings of the barn-raising, axe-jumping, seven-times-everything musical happen again March 22-24. Tickets are $19-$45. http://www.mcintyrehall.org
    7:30pm
  • Dance Gallery Spring Concert: Dance and multimedia works by local and national choreographers can be seen when the Dance Gallery presents its 22nd annual Spring Concert at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday and 5pm Sunday at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. The event includes a silent auction to raise funds for the nonprofit arts group. Tickets are $12. 676-4113 or http://www.dancegallery.org
    7:30pm
  • Art Market Sale: The Whatcom Art Market will celebrate its third anniversary with a sale from 10am-6pm Friday through Monday at its space at Fairhaven’s Waldron Building, 1314 12th St. Artists in action, door prizes and much more will be part of the celebration. http://www.whatcomartguild.org
    10:00am
  • Fairhaven Walking Club: Whether you’re looking to improve or compete, all are welcome at the weekly Fairhaven Walking Club led by Cindy Paffumi starting at 8am at various locations in Fairhaven. Walk routes and meeting places change from week to week. All paces are welcome. 676-4955 or 319-3350
    8:00am
  • Ferndale Pancake Breakfast: All are welcome at a monthly fundraising Pancake Breakfast from 8-11am at the Ferndale Senior Activity Center, 1999 Cherry St. Entry is $3 for kids, $6 for adults. 384-6244
    8:00am
  • Swedish Pancake Breakfast: Enjoy “Swedish pancakes made by Norwegians” at the monthly Swedish Pancake Breakfast from 8-11am at Norway Hall, 1419 N. Forest St. Entry is $3 for kids and $7 for adults. http://www.wergelandlodge.com
    8:00am
  • Blaine Pancake Breakfast: Pancakes, biscuits and gravy, waffles, eggs, sausage and more will be on the menu at a Pancake Breakfast from 8-11am at the Blaine Senior Center, 763 G ST. Entry is $4 for kids, $6 for adults. 332-8040
    8:00am
  • Chuckanut 50k: The race is full, but those looking to support runners taking part in the Chuckanut 50k should know the race starts at 8am at Harris Avenue and 6th Street. A post-race party takes place at the Big Fat Fish Company. http://www.chuckanut50krace.com
    8:00am
  • Work Party: Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association to improve kokanee habitat at a Work Party from 9am-12pm on Fir Creek (check out the website for directions). Refreshments will be provided. http://www.n-sea.org
    9:00am
  • Runnin’ O’ the Green: Although the race is full, community members can still watch and cheer on the costumed racers who’ll be taking part in the annual “Runnin’ O’ the Green’ which will starting at 10am and finishing at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. http://www.trithecookie.com
    10:00am
  • Tree Sale: The Whatcom County Farm Forestry Association invites the public to its annual Tree Sale from 10am-12pm at Lynden’s NW Washington Fairgrounds, 1775 Front St. 671-6988
    10:00am
  • Gardening Classes: Attend an “Orchard Mason Bees” presentation at 10am at Bakerview Nursery, 945 E. Bakerview Rd. At 2pm, show up for “Deer Proof Gardening.” Register in advance for the free workshops. http://www.bakerviewnursery.com
    10:00am
  • Winter Farmers Market: The final Winter Farmers Market of the season happens from 10am-3pm at Bellingham’s Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. The event will feature dozens of vendors selling produce, meat, other season foodstuffs, crafts and ready-to-eat meals. The regular market resumes April 6 and continues every Saturday through December. http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
    10:00am
  • Farming Workshops: Attend “Grow Your Own” farming workshops from 10am-4pm at the Deming Library, 5044 Mt. Baker Hwy. Workshops on beekeeping, backyard chickens, and growing beans and grains will be offered. Entry is free. 592-2422
    10:00am
  • MoNA Style: The annual "MoNA Style" fundraiser features more than 40 hand-picked artists from the Pacific Northwest showing and selling their wearable wares and home decor from 10am-5pm at La Conner's Museum of Northwest Art, 121 First St. Portions of the sale will go to support the museum. Entry is free. http://www.museumofnwart.org
    10:00am
  • Fruit Class: “Growing Small Fruits” will be the focus of a free workshop from 10:30am-12pm at Everson’s Cloud Mountain Farm Center, 6906 Goodwin Rd. No registration is required. The class will be held outside, so dress for the weather. http://www.cloudmountainfarmcenter.org
    10:30am
  • Bellingham St. Patrick’s Day March: Bike, walk or take the bus downtown to watch the annual, environmentally friendly Bellingham St. Patrick's Day Parade, which starts at noon in the parking lot of Cool Beans Espresso, Woodsmith, etc. (corner of Cornwall Avenue and Ohio Street). If your entry is not a boat or a float, no application is needed—just show up and take part. http://www.stpatsbellingham.com
    12:00pm
  • Line Dancing Classes: Western Line Dancing classes are offered at 6pm (beginners) and 7pm (intermediates) every Friday night at Lynden’s Ten Mile Grange, 6958 Hannegan Rd. No experience or partner is needed. Cost is $5 per class. 354-4325
    6:00pm
  • Wine Tasting: Joel Butler, president of the Institute of Masters of Wine, North America, shares ideas from his book Divine Vintage: Following the Wine Trail from Genesis to the Modern Age at 6:30pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. A wine tasting will follow upstairs at the Book Fare Café. Entry is free for the reading, $5 for the tasting. http://www.villagebooks.com
    6:30pm
  • Driving Miss Daisy Auditions: The Alger Lookout Thespian Association will hold auditions for upcoming performances of Driving Miss Daisy at 6:30pm Saturday and 3p Sunday at Alger Community Church, 1475 Silver Run Lane. http://www.altatheatre.com
    6:30pm
  • St. Patrick’s Day Dance: Join USA Dance for a St. Patrick’s Day Dance from 7-10pm at the Blue Moon Ballroom, 1213 Cornwall Ave. Wear green and dance along to Irish music. Entry is $7-$0. http://www.bellinghamusadance.org
    7:00pm

 

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