Week of Sunday, June 30, 2013
(84 events)

Sunday, June 30, 2013 (20 events)

  • Watershed Science: “Amazing Amphipods,” “Mud Flat Safaris,” luminaria building and much more will be part of “Art for Learning Watershed Science” creative learning activities for all ages through June 30 at Bayview’s Padilla Bay Reserve and Breazeale Interpretive Center, 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. http://www.padillabay.gov
    12:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night and Hamlet will kick off the new Bard on the Beach season this month at Vancouver, B.C.’s Vanier Park. Showings of the two Shakespearean favorites be joined by Measure for Measure and Elizabeth Rex in July, August, and September. Tickets are $24-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Open Nest: The Whatcom Museum will open the Syre Education Center’s doors to the public for the final week of “Open Nest” from 12-5pm Thursday through Sunday at the venue at 201 Prospect St. At the rare public opening of the space, you can view the 500-plus-bird collection and see native peoples’ displays and historical pioneer, Victorian era and logging exhibits. Admission is $5 for all exhibits during “Open Nest,” and special events will be happening throughout. http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    12:00pm
  • JustinCredible Sideshow: Circus skills, sideshow stunts—including sword-swallowing, shoe juggling, and a “very strange” competition—live music by Phina Pipia and much more will be part of “JustinCredible Sideshow” performances with area performers JustinCredible and Strangley at 7pm Thursday (Franklin Park), Friday (Elizabeth Park), Saturday (Roosevelt Park), and Sunday (Fouts Park). Weather permitting, shows will be held outside. Entry is by donation. http://www.justincrediblesideshow.com
    7:00pm
  • Loggerodeo: Helicopter rides, woodcarving competitions, arts and crafts, a carnival, a beard contest, parades, bluegrass jamborees, logging exhibitions, two days of rodeos, a footrace, and a fireworks display will be part of the annual “Loggerodeo” happening June 28-July 4 throughout Sedro-Woolley. Many events are free. http://www.loggerodeo.com
    12:00pm
  • Dance Studio Show: “Where Memories Begin”—a dance production celebrating the life of a dancer growing up—can be seen at Dance Studio performances at 7:30pm Saturday and 2pm Sunday at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Dances inspired from multiple countries and decades will be featured, as will the Adagio Troupe, featuring dads of the dancers. Tickets are $14. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Garden Walk: Take a self-guided tour of private gardens from 10am-4pm at the Sandy Point & Neptune Beach Garden Walk in Ferndale. Look for posters or balloons pointing the way, and stop by the Sandy Point Fire Hall to view and purchase art by local creative types. Entry is free. 384-6409
    10:00am
  • Art and Gardens: As part of the Sandy Point & Neptune Beach Garden Walk happening this weekend, view and/or purchase art by local artists from 10am-4pm near Ferndale at the Sandy Point Fire Hall, 4332 Sucia Dr. 384-6409
    10:00am
  • 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
  • Gardens of Note Fundraiser: Sign up now for the Skagit Symphony’s 6th annual garden tour, “Gardens of Note,” happening from 10am-5pm at five private gardens in and around La Conner. Each site will include live music performed by Skagit Symphony musicians. Tickets are $25. http://www.skagitsymphony.com
    10:00am
  • Concert for the Coast: A Skagit Watershed Letterbox Trail kickoff party can be attended at a “Concert for the Coast” gathering from 12-4pm at the Padilla Bay Breazeale Interpretive Center, 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Music by the Swingnuts and others, food and refreshments, displays and activities and more will be part of the festivities. Entry is free. http://www.padillabay.gov
    12:00pm
  • Military Vehicle Show: If you’re feeling like celebrating American history, attend today’s Military Vehicle Show from 12-6pm at the Lynden Towne Plaza near the Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St. There will also be re-enactors and private collections on display. Entry is free. http://www.lyndenpioneermuseum.com
    12:00pm
  • Chocolate Detectives Ride: As part of Everybody Bike’s Summer Rides series, show up for a “Chocolate Detectives” outing starting at 1pm at Kulshan Cycles, 100 E. Chestnut St. Participants will be stopping at significant sites for clues hinting at the next mystery destination (and sampling Evolve Truffles along the way). Entry is free, and no registration is required. http://www.everybodybike.com
    1:00pm
  • Il Trovatore: Four extraordinary singers—Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, Marcelo Álvarez, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky—will be featured on the big screen at a showing of the Met’s production of Verdi’s classic “Il Trovatore” at 1pm at Mount Vernon’s Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Tickets are $12-$16. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    1:00pm
  • Garden Class: Master Gardeners will host a free workshop focused on “Perennial Versus Annual Weeds” at 2pm at Ferndale’s Hovander Homestead Park. Pre-registration is not necessary. 676-6736 or http://www.whatcom.wsu.edu
    2:00pm
  • Dudestock: Fans of The Big Lebowski will want to take part in the “Dudestock Bowl-O-Rama” starting at 5:30pm at Mount Vernon’s Riverside Lanes, 225 Riverside Lane. Bowling, costumes, prizes, White Russians, beer, food and the occasional acid flashback will be part of the fun. http://www.lincolntheatre.org or www.theriversidelanes.com
    5:30pm
  • A Rotten Demise: The murder mystery dinner theater, A Rotten Demise, shows at 7:30pm Thursday and 6:30pm Sunday at Mount Vernon’s 1st Street Cabaret, 612 S. 1st St. Tickets are $20-$45. http://www.riverbelledinnertheatre.com
    6:30pm
  • Their Town: Attend a staged reading of a new play by Steve Lyons, Their Town, at 7pm at the Commercial Street Theatre, 1302 Commercial St. The play, which was inspired by real events, will see some of the themes from Our Town, only 100 years later—when bankers now run Grover’s Corner. Entry is free. 933-1096 or http://www.cstpproject.org
    7:00pm
  • Burlesque-Esque: High art burlesque meets “circus freaky” at a “Burlesque-Esque” performance starting at 9:33pm at the Bellingham Circus Guild’s Cirque Lab, 1406 6th Ave. Local dancers and circus performers will be joined by award-winning performers from as far away as Hawaii and Baltimore for the one-night-only show. Tickets are $13. (469) 373-2952 or http://www.bellinghamcircusguild.com
    9:33pm

Monday, July 1, 2013 (4 events)

  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night and Hamlet will kick off the new Bard on the Beach season this month at Vancouver, B.C.’s Vanier Park. Showings of the two Shakespearean favorites be joined by Measure for Measure and Elizabeth Rex in July, August, and September. Tickets are $24-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Loggerodeo: Helicopter rides, woodcarving competitions, arts and crafts, a carnival, a beard contest, parades, bluegrass jamborees, logging exhibitions, two days of rodeos, a footrace, and a fireworks display will be part of the annual “Loggerodeo” happening June 28-July 4 throughout Sedro-Woolley. Many events are free. http://www.loggerodeo.com
    12:00pm
  • Where’s Waldo?: Kids, parents and Waldo-lovers of all ages can take part in the annual “Where’s Waldo?” scavenger hunt taking place through July throughout historic Fairhaven. Pick up a “Find Waldo in Fairhaven” passport at any of 25 participating business in the district. A grand celebration happens July 31. Waldo books and products will be among the prizes awarded. http://www.villagebooks.com
    12:00am
  • Guffawingham: A new weekly open mic for comedians, dubbed “Guffawingham!,” takes place at 8pm Mondays at the Green Frog, 1015 N. State St. Entry is free. http://www.acoustictavern.com
    8:00pm

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 (6 events)

  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night and Hamlet will kick off the new Bard on the Beach season this month at Vancouver, B.C.’s Vanier Park. Showings of the two Shakespearean favorites be joined by Measure for Measure and Elizabeth Rex in July, August, and September. Tickets are $24-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Loggerodeo: Helicopter rides, woodcarving competitions, arts and crafts, a carnival, a beard contest, parades, bluegrass jamborees, logging exhibitions, two days of rodeos, a footrace, and a fireworks display will be part of the annual “Loggerodeo” happening June 28-July 4 throughout Sedro-Woolley. Many events are free. http://www.loggerodeo.com
    12:00pm
  • 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
  • Outdoor Photo Basics: Get tips on getting great 4th of July firework photos—among other things—at a free “Outdoor Photography Basics” course at 6pm at REI, 400 36th St. Aperture, shutter speed, composition and more will be discussed. Register in advance. 647-8955 or http://www.rei.com
    6:00pm
  • Berries and Cherries: “Summer Baking: Berries and Cherries!” will be the focus of a class with Karina Davidson from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Cost is $35. 383-3200
    6:30pm
  • Zipper Dance: James Schaberg, a commercial pilot turned dance teacher, will lead “Zipper Dance” classes at 7:15pm every Tuesday through July 30 at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. Each class includes a variety of music and social dance styles included swing, tango, waltz, blues and salsa. Both beginning dancers and seasoned pros are welcome, and no partner is needed. Entry is $7-$10. (360) 441-0211
    7:15pm

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 (10 events)

  • Where’s Waldo?: Kids, parents and Waldo-lovers of all ages can take part in the annual “Where’s Waldo?” scavenger hunt happening through July throughout historic Fairhaven. Pick up a “Find Waldo in Fairhaven” passport at any of 25 participating business in the district. A grand celebration happens July 31. Waldo books and products will be among the prizes awarded. http://www.villagebooks.com
    12:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night and Hamlet will kick off the new Bard on the Beach season this month at Vancouver, B.C.’s Vanier Park. Showings of the two Shakespearean favorites be joined by Measure for Measure and Elizabeth Rex in July, August, and September. Tickets are $24-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night and Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex will fill the Bard on the Beach season at various dates through September at Vancouver, B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $24-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Loggerodeo: Helicopter rides, woodcarving competitions, arts and crafts, a carnival, a beard contest, parades, bluegrass jamborees, logging exhibitions, two days of rodeos, a footrace, and a fireworks display will be part of the annual “Loggerodeo” happening June 28-July 4 throughout Sedro-Woolley. Many events are free. http://www.loggerodeo.com
    12:00pm
  • Wednesday Farmers Market: Visit the Wednesday Market from 12-5pm every Wednesday through September at the Fairhaven Village Green, 1207 10th St. http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
    12:00pm
  • Green Drinks: Network with likeminded environmentally aware citizens at the monthly Green Drinks gathering from 5-7pm in the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave. http://www.re-sources.org
    5:00pm
  • 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
  • Heavy Metal Racket: As part of the “Old-Fashioned 4th” celebration, the 133rd Army rock band, Heavy Metal Racket, performs from 7-9pm at Blaine’s G Street Plaza. Rock, pop, country and patriotic music by talented representatives of the Army National Guard can be heard at the free concert. http://www.blainechamber.com
    7:00pm
  • 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

Thursday, July 4, 2013 (16 events)

  • Where’s Waldo?: Kids, parents and Waldo-lovers of all ages can take part in the annual “Where’s Waldo?” scavenger hunt happening through July throughout historic Fairhaven. Pick up a “Find Waldo in Fairhaven” passport at any of 25 participating business in the district. A grand celebration happens July 31. Waldo books and products will be among the prizes awarded. http://www.villagebooks.com
    12:00am
  • All-American Brunch: Red, white and blue pancakes, patriotic fruit parfaits and much more will be available at an “All-American Brunch” until 3pm Thurs.-Sun. at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian. You can also pre-order apple or berry pies to take to your next summer barbecue. http://www.bellewoodfarms.com
    9:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night and Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex will fill the Bard on the Beach season at various dates through September at Vancouver, B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $24-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Loggerodeo: Helicopter rides, woodcarving competitions, arts and crafts, a carnival, a beard contest, parades, bluegrass jamborees, logging exhibitions, two days of rodeos, a footrace, and a fireworks display will be part of the annual “Loggerodeo” happening June 28-July 4 throughout Sedro-Woolley. Many events are free. http://www.loggerodeo.com
    12:00pm
  • Pancake Breakfast: As part of Blaine’s “Old-Fashioned 4th” celebrations, attend a Pancake Breakfast from 8-11am at the Blaine Senior Center, 763 G St. Entry is $4-$6. 332-8040
    8:00am
  • Old-Fashioned 4th of July: The annual “Old-Fashioned 4th of July” celebration happening throughout Blaine today kicks off with a Pancake Breakfast from 8-11am at the Blaine Senior Center. The fun continues with a parade at noon, a classic car show, an arts and crafts street fair, live music and fireworks at dusk. Entry is free. http://www.blainechamber.com
    8:00am
  • Five on the Fourth: Start your holiday weekend off with a bang at the “5 on the 4th” 5K starting with a free kids half-mile run at 9am at Lake Padden. The 5K begins at 9:30am, and there’ll be a post-race picnic, raffle and awards ceremony. Entry is $25. Day-of registration begins at 8am. http://www.fairhaven.com
    9:00am
  • Holiday Book Sale: As part of the “Old Fashioned 4th of July,” attend a Holiday Book Sale from 10am-4pm Thursday through Saturday at the Blaine Public Library, 610 3rd St. http://www.wcls.org
    10:00am
  • Haggen Family 4th of July: The annual “Haggen Family 4th of July” festivities kick off at 11am with free, old-fashioned picnic games at Zuanich Point Park. Music starts at 2pm and continues until dusk with performances by the Bellingham Youth Jazz Band, Prozac Mountain Boys, Keaton Collective, and the Yogoman Burning Band. An art show, food carts and more will be part of the fun. Fireworks start around 10:30pm. http://www.portofbellingham.com
    11:00am
  • 4th of July Parade & Fireworks: A 4th of July Parade begins at 11:30am on La Conner’s State Street (behind the La Conner Retirement Inn). A picnic will follow at Pioneer Park, and costume judging begins at 1pm for the theme “Salute to Farmers.” Fireworks will start at 10pm and be shot from the west side of the Swinomish Channel. http://www.lovelaconner.com
    11:30am
  • Lynden Farmers Market: Fresh veggies, fruit, meat and arts and crafts can be had at the Lynden Farmers Market, which takes place from 1-6pm every Thursday through Sept. 26 at Fourth and Front streets. 961-4061
    1:00pm
  • Rock the Dock: Great music, family fun and a spectacular fireworks show will be part of a “Rock the Dock” 4th of July community celebration from 5-10:30pm in Anacortes at Seafarers Memorial Park, 601 Seafarer Way. Cherry Cherry, Bobby Holland and Breadline, and Smoke Wagon will perform, and there’ll be activities for kids, food, beverages and a beer garden. Admission is free with a suggested donation of a nonperishable food item or donation for the Anacortes Seafarers Memorial Foundation. (360) 708-7770
    5:00pm
  • Elizabeth Park Summer Concert Series: The annual summer music series in the Columbia neighborhood continues with jazz by Brian Forsloff from 6-8pm at Bellingham’s Elizabeth Park. The free concerts occur every Thursday through August 29. http://www.cob.org
    6:00pm
  • 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
  • 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, July 5, 2013 (19 events)

  • Where’s Waldo?: Kids, parents and Waldo-lovers of all ages can take part in the annual “Where’s Waldo?” scavenger hunt happening through July throughout historic Fairhaven. Pick up a “Find Waldo in Fairhaven” passport at any of 25 participating business in the district. A grand celebration happens July 31. Waldo books and products will be among the prizes awarded. http://www.villagebooks.com
    12:00am
  • All-American Brunch: Red, white and blue pancakes, patriotic fruit parfaits and much more will be available at an “All-American Brunch” until 3pm Thurs.-Sun. at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian. You can also pre-order apple or berry pies to take to your next summer barbecue. http://www.bellewoodfarms.com
    9:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night and Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex will fill the Bard on the Beach season at various dates through September at Vancouver, B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $24-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Sin & Gin Tours: The summertime history excursions led by the Good Time Girls continue this weekend at “Sin & Gin” tours starting at 7pm in downtown Bellingham (in front of Bayou on Bay’s Oyster Bar) and historic Fairhaven (outside Skylark’s hidden café). The Victorian era-clad guides will focus on new tour routes and scads of juicy historical tidbits from our city’s past. Tickets are $18 and include a complimentary drink ticket. Tours continue every Friday and Saturday through August. Reservations http://www.goodtimegirlsbham.com
    7:00pm
  • Skagit Art Escape: Spend the weekend experiencing creativity in action as part of the “Skagit Valley Art Escape” happening at various venues Friday and Saturday in Anacortes, Edison and La Conner. Art walks, artist demonstrations, live music and more will be part of the free fun. http://www.lovelaconner.com
    12:00am
  • Spring Awakening: The State Street Studio Theatre presents showings of the controversial German play Spring Awakening at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday at Bellingham High School, 2020 Cornwall. The musical is not meant for kids under 16, as topics include abortion, homosexuality, rape, child abuse and suicide. Tickets are $10. http://www.thestatestreetstudiotheatre.webs.com
    7:30pm
  • Lummi Island Rummage Sale: The “umpteenth” annual Lummi Island Church Rummage Sale takes place from 4-8pm Friday and 8am-5pm Saturday at the Lummi Island Congregational Church, 3913 Legoe Bay Rd. Treasures are commonly found here, so don’t miss out. 758-2060
    4:00pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: The 20th annual Bellingham Festival of Musical will feature classical music concerts from local and visiting musicians at various dates July 5-21 at venues including Western Washington University’s Performing Arts Center, the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, and the Mount Baker Theatre. Tickets are $10-$43 (community concerts happening at the Whatcom Museum will be free). http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Wild Things: Kids, adults and adventurers can join Wild Whatcom Walks for “Wild Things” excursions from 9:30-11am every Friday in July on the North Lake Whatcom Trail. Entry is by donation. http://www.wildwhatcom.org
    9:30am
  • Fantastic Voyages: Elementary school students who’ve been taking part in Western Washington University’s Summer Youth Theatre Institute will highlight scenes, monologues and games exploring what they’ve learned at “Fantastic Voyages” performance at 12pm and 7pm at the school’s Old Main Theater. http://www.wwu.edu/syti
    12:00pm
  • 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
  • Farm Fun Friday: Food, drinks, live music and lawn games will be part of “Farm Fun Fridays” until 9pm at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian. http://www.bellewoodfarms.com
    4:00pm
  • Ferry Farewells: Attend “Free Friday Ferry Farewells” at 5:30pm at the Community Boating Center, 555 Harris Ave. Attendees can snag a ride aboard The Coot and head out on the water to say “bon voyage” to the Alaska ferry, which departs from Bellingham Bay every Friday. Attendance is by donation, but passengers must sign up in advance. 714-8891 or http://www.boatingcenter.org
    5:30pm
  • Gallery Walk: Visit a variety of galleries and businesses as part of the monthly Gallery Walk happening from 6-9pm throughout downtown Anacortes. Entry is free. http://www.anacortesart.com
    6:00pm
  • Art Walk: Explore downtown’s diversity at the monthly Art Walk happening from 6-10pm throughout Bellingham’s urban core. Maps are available at participating venues, at the Downtown Visitors Center (114 W. Magnolia St., suite #105), or online. http://www.downtownbellingham.com
    6:00pm
  • Jeffrey Fullner: Musician Jeffrey Fullner performs from 6:30-8pm at Lynden’s Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Entry is free. http://www.jansenartcenter.org
    6:30pm
  • Back Alley Cats: Song and dance routines, vaudevillian sketches, comedy and more when the new in-house cabaret troupe, the Back Alley Cats, perform at 8pm at Mount Vernon’s 1st Street Cabaret, 612 S. 1st St. Entry is $5 at the door. http://www.riverbelledinnertheatre.com
    8:00pm
  • Hellingham: As part of a month of “greatest hits” shows, attend performances of the perennially popular improvised murder mystery known as “Hellingham” at 9pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Additional showings happen next week. Please note that summer hours are in effect, meaning there will only be one show on weekend nights through Sept. 21. Tickets are $8-$10. http://www.theupfront.com
    9:00pm
  • Hellingham: As part of a month of “greatest hits” shows, attend performances of the perennially popular improvised murder mystery known as “Hellingham” at 9pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Additional showings happen next week. Please note that summer hours are in effect, meaning there will only be one show on weekend nights through Sept. 21. Tickets are $8-$10. http://www.theupfront.com
    9:00pm

Saturday, July 6, 2013 (21 events)

  • Where’s Waldo?: Kids, parents and Waldo-lovers of all ages can take part in the annual “Where’s Waldo?” scavenger hunt happening through July throughout historic Fairhaven. Pick up a “Find Waldo in Fairhaven” passport at any of 25 participating business in the district. A grand celebration happens July 31. Waldo books and products will be among the prizes awarded. http://www.villagebooks.com
    12:00am
  • All-American Brunch: Red, white and blue pancakes, patriotic fruit parfaits and much more will be available at an “All-American Brunch” until 3pm Thurs.-Sun. at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian. You can also pre-order apple or berry pies to take to your next summer barbecue. http://www.bellewoodfarms.com
    9:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night and Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex will fill the Bard on the Beach season at various dates through September at Vancouver, B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $24-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Sin & Gin Tours: The summertime history excursions led by the Good Time Girls continue this weekend at “Sin & Gin” tours starting at 7pm in downtown Bellingham (in front of Bayou on Bay’s Oyster Bar) and historic Fairhaven (outside Skylark’s hidden café). The Victorian era-clad guides will focus on new tour routes and scads of juicy historical tidbits from our city’s past. Tickets are $18 and include a complimentary drink ticket. Tours continue every Friday and Saturday through August. Reservations http://www.goodtimegirlsbham.com
    7:00pm
  • Skagit Art Escape: Spend the weekend experiencing creativity in action as part of the “Skagit Valley Art Escape” happening at various venues Friday and Saturday in Anacortes, Edison and La Conner. Art walks, artist demonstrations, live music and more will be part of the free fun. http://www.lovelaconner.com
    12:00am
  • Spring Awakening: The State Street Studio Theatre presents showings of the controversial German play Spring Awakening at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday at Bellingham High School, 2020 Cornwall. The musical is not meant for kids under 16, as topics include abortion, homosexuality, rape, child abuse and suicide. Tickets are $10. http://www.thestatestreetstudiotheatre.webs.com
    7:30pm
  • Lummi Island Rummage Sale: The “umpteenth” annual Lummi Island Church Rummage Sale takes place from 4-8pm Friday and 8am-5pm Saturday at the Lummi Island Congregational Church, 3913 Legoe Bay Rd. Treasures are commonly found here, so don’t miss out. 758-2060
    4:00pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: The 20th annual Bellingham Festival of Musical will feature classical music concerts from local and visiting musicians at various dates July 5-21 at venues including Western Washington University’s Performing Arts Center, the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, and the Mount Baker Theatre. Tickets are $10-$43 (community concerts happening at the Whatcom Museum will be free). http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Sin & Gin Tours: The summertime history excursions led by the Good Time Girls continue this weekend at “Sin & Gin” tours starting at 7pm in downtown Bellingham (in front of Bayou on Bay’s Oyster Bar) and historic Fairhaven (outside Skylark’s hidden café). The Victorian era-clad guides will focus on new tour routes and scads of juicy historical tidbits from our city’s past. Tickets are $18 and include a complimentary drink ticket. Tours continue every Friday and Saturday through August. Reservations http://www.goodtimegirlsbham.com
    7:00pm
  • 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
  • Mount Vernon Farmers Market: The Mount Vernon Farmers Market can be visited from 9am-1pm every Saturday through Oct. 19 at Skagit State Bank, 901 Cleveland Ave. http://www.mountvernonfarmersmarket.com
    9:00am
  • Anacortes Farmers Market: Drop by the Anacortes Farmers Market from 9am-2pm every Saturday through Oct. 26 at the Depot Arts Center, 611 R Ave. http://www.anacortesfarmersmarket.org
    9:00am
  • Ferndale Public Market: Attend the Ferndale Public Market from 10am-3pm every Saturday through Oct. 26 at the town’s Centennial Riverwalk Park. http://www.ferndalepublicmarket.com
    10:00am
  • Bellingham Farmers Market: The Bellingham Farmers Market can be visited from 10am-3pm every Saturday through Dec. 21 at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
    10:00am
  • Sculpture Woods: View the works of noted sculptor Anne Morris in their natural habitat from 10am-5pm on the first Saturday of each month on Lummi Island at Morris’ Sculpture Woods, 3851 Legoe Bay Rd. Entry to the self-guided tour is free; please don’t take photos. http://www.annmorrisbronze.com
    10:00am
  • Isabel Suppe Presentation: Isabel Suppe, a high-altitude climber and cyclist who survived a harrowing fall that killed her climbing partner in Bolivia in 2010—and compelled her to save her own life by going for help with a broken ankle and other injuries—shares stories from her new book, Starry Night, at 2pm at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. Copies of the books will be available. http://www.bellinghampubliclibrary.org
    2:00pm
  • BUG Jam: The Bellingham Ukulele Group (BUG) hosts a jam session from 3-5pm at St. James Presbyterian Church, 910 14th St. At 2pm, beginners can show up for a workshop. Suggested donation is $5. 733-6867 or http://www.bellinghamukulelegroup.com
    3:00pm
  • Unusual Immigrants: Lynden-based writer Johannes Lisiecki shares stories from his true-life tale The Johmalites: An Autobiography of Unusual Immigrants at 4pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The German-born Lisiecki’s book details how he became a proud American. http://www.villagebooks.com
    4:00pm
  • Leness and Wall Reception: View pieces by Seattle-based photographer Terry Leness and Tacoma-based multi-media mapmaker David Wall at an opening reception from 5-8pm at Edison’s Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. The exhibit will show through July 28. http://www.smithandvallee.com
    5:00pm
  • 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
  • Stacy Jones Band: Get a full serving of the blues when the Stacy Jones Band performs at an all-ages concert from 6-8pm at the Heart of Anacortes, 1014 4th St. Cover is $7. (360) 293-3515 or http://www.heartofanacortes.com
    6:00pm

 

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