Week of Sunday, August 25, 2013
(74 events)

Sunday, August 25, 2013 (11 events)

  • Skagit Tours: Seattle City Light, the North Cascades Institute, and the National Park Service offer Diablo Lake boat tours and North Cascades explorer tours every weekend through early September in and around the three dams near Highway 20. Newhalem walking tours and occasional powerhouse tours are also offered. Walking tours are free; boat tours and explorer tours are $18-$35. http://www.skagittours.com
    12:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex show in repertory at Bard on the Beach through Sept. 14 at Vancouver B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $25-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Circus Campout: Learn more about circus arts at this weekend's "Lookout Circus Campout" starting at 10am Friday and continuing through Sunday in Alger at the Lookout Arts Center, 246 Old Hwy 99. Participants can learn more about aerials, contact juggling, handstands, tightrope and more. Public performances will happen at 7:30pm and 10pm Saturday night. Entry is $50-$120 and includes food. http://www.lookoutarts.co
    10:00am
  • Bellwether Arts Market: Handmade juried arts and crafts from more than 30 of the region’s best artists, an arts area for youth, live music and more will be part of the final “Bellwether Arts Market” happening from 10am-4pm at the Tom Glenn Commons on Bellwether Way. http://www.alliedarts.org
    12:00am
  • 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
  • Dog Days of Summer Festival: A 10k run and 2.6-mile fun run and walk for people and their four-legged friends will be part of the Whatcom Humane Society's annual "Dog Days of Summer" Festival starting at 9am at Lake Padden Park. The event continues from 10:30am-3pm with canine contests and demonstrations, interactive doggie games, more than 40 pet-related vendors, food, an animal caricaturist, and much, much more. Cost is $15-$40 for the run; entry to the festival is free. http://www.whatcomhumane.org
    9:00am
  • Idiom Theater Auditions: Be prepared to perform two contrasting monologues at season auditions from 10am-5pm at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. Directors and producers from the local theater community are invited to attend the auditions as auditors. Time slots will be available for any auditors who would also like to audition. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or http://www.idiomtheater.com
    10:00am
  • The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail: The public is invited to view an adaptation of The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail at 10:30am at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth St. Western Washington University theatre arts grad Henry Walker will play the role of Thoreau. Entry is free. 733-3837 or http://www.buf.org
    10:30am
  • International Concert Series: The annual International Concert Series continues with a performance featuring music of the Andes by Quichua Mashis at 2pm at Blaine’s Peace Arch State Park. The series happens Sundays through Sept. 1. Entry to the concerts is free; a Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to all performances. For more info: (360) 902-8626 http://www.peacearchpark.org
    2:00pm
  • A Taste of History: Historical programming by the Good Time Girls will be part of “A Taste of Local History” dinner at 5pm at the Fountain Bistro, 1910 Broadway Ave. Tickets to the four-course dinner are $40; an additional dinner happen Sept. 8. 788-3671
    5:00pm

Monday, August 26, 2013 (7 events)

  • Skagit Tours: Seattle City Light, the North Cascades Institute, and the National Park Service offer Diablo Lake boat tours and North Cascades explorer tours every weekend through early September in and around the three dams near Highway 20. Newhalem walking tours and occasional powerhouse tours are also offered. Walking tours are free; boat tours and explorer tours are $18-$35. http://www.skagittours.com
    12:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex show in repertory at Bard on the Beach through Sept. 14 at Vancouver B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $25-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Whatcom Symphony Orchestra Auditions: Instrumentalists are invited to open auditions for the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra from 5-9pm Monday and Tuesday at Garden Street United Methodist Church, 1326 N. Garden St. Please schedule an audition in advance. 224-0808 or http://www.whatcomsymphony.com
    5:00pm
  • Josh Fueston Memorial Swim to Live: The Josh Fueston Memorial Swim to Live begins at 8am at the Squalicum Boathouse, 2600 N. Harbor Loop Dr. (The event is in recognition of U.S. and Canadian service members who lost their lives to PTSD.) From 6-9pm, there's be a banquet and talk at the Best Western Lakeway Inn, 714 Lakeway Dr. Entry to that is $40. 92-6502 or http://www.active.com
    8:00am
  • Open Mic: Share stories, poems or essays at the monthly Open Mic at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Local writer and teacher Laurel Leigh emcees the event. 671-2626
    7:00pm
  • Ferndale Book Club: Meet to discuss Susan Cain's book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, at the Ferndale Friends Book Club meeting from 7-9pm at the Ferndale Public Library, 2007 Cherry St. All adult are welcome. 305-3600
    7:00pm
  • 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, August 27, 2013 (7 events)

  • Skagit Tours: Seattle City Light, the North Cascades Institute, and the National Park Service offer Diablo Lake boat tours and North Cascades explorer tours every weekend through early September in and around the three dams near Highway 20. Newhalem walking tours and occasional powerhouse tours are also offered. Walking tours are free; boat tours and explorer tours are $18-$35. http://www.skagittours.com
    12:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex show in repertory at Bard on the Beach through Sept. 14 at Vancouver B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $25-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • Whatcom Symphony Orchestra Auditions: Instrumentalists are invited to open auditions for the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra from 5-9pm Monday and Tuesday at Garden Street United Methodist Church, 1326 N. Garden St. Please schedule an audition in advance. 224-0808 or http://www.whatcomsymphony.com
    5:00pm
  • 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
  • Bellingham Reads: Join a "Bellingham Reads" gathering to discuss Sena Jetter Naslund's Ahab's Wife at 6:30pm at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. All adults are welcome. 778-7323
    6:30pm
  • Foreclosure Help: "Help in Avoiding Foreclosure" will be the focus when local nonprofit organizations will present information for distressed homeowners about how they can offer free assistance to avoid foreclosures at 7pm at the Ferndale Public Library, 2007 Cherry St. Information will also be offered for homeowners who can't afford even modified loans. 734-8680
    7:00pm
  • Chuckanut Radio Hour: Bestselling author and former Bellingham resident Chelsea Cain will be the featured author at this month's Chuckanut Radio Hour taping at 7pm at the Sudden Valley Dance Barn. Cain will read from her new Archie Sheridan mystery, Let Me Go, and there'll be live music, readings by performance poet Kevin Murphy and Cascadia Weekly columnist Alan Rhodes, an episode of the Bellingham Bean, and more. Entry is $5. http://www.villagebooks.com
    7:00pm

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 (11 events)

  • Skagit Tours: Seattle City Light, the North Cascades Institute, and the National Park Service offer Diablo Lake boat tours and North Cascades explorer tours every weekend through early September in and around the three dams near Highway 20. Newhalem walking tours and occasional powerhouse tours are also offered. Walking tours are free; boat tours and explorer tours are $18-$35. http://www.skagittours.com
    12:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex show in repertory at Bard on the Beach through Sept. 14 at Vancouver B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $25-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • City Club Meeting: Join the Bellingham City Club for a "Why Doesn't Anyone Read Newspapers Anymore?" presentation at 11:30am at Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwest Ave. The event—which will feature Seattle Times associate publisher, BreakingNews.com's Thomas brew, and the Weekly's own Tim Johnson—will explore the dramatic changes the digital revolution has brought to journalism. Cost is $18. http://www.bellinghamcityclub.org
    11:15am
  • 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
  • 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
  • Downtown Bellingham Partnership Meeting: The public is invited to the Downtown Bellingham Partnership's monthly meeting at 6pm at the Leopold, 1224 Cornwall Ave. The meeting will focus on exciting changes coming to downtown and the Downtown Bellingham Partnership. Entry is free. http://www.downtownbellingham.com
    6:00pm
  • Bike to Beer Cruiser: Area women are invited to a "Bike to Beer Cruiser" excursion starting at 6pm at Fanatik Bike Co., 1812 N. State St. Dress up your cruiser (or other ride) and parade through downtown to Boulevard Park and Chuckanut Brewery, where you can partake of beer and food. Entry is free. http://www.everybodybike.com
    6:00pm
  • Summer Reading Celebration: Kids ages 3 to 11 are invited to a Summer Reading Celebration from 6-7:30pm at the Blaine Library, 610 3rd St. Children's entertainer Dana Cohenour will be on hand, and there'll be cupcakes and punch. Entry is free. 305-3600
    6:00pm
  • Brews Cruise: Join San Juan Cruises for Bellingham Bay “Brews Cruises” from 6:30-8pm every Wednesday through Sept. 11 leaving from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. Tickets are $35 and include tasting of three different beers from local and regional breweries—and a great view. http://www.whales.com
    6:30pm
  • 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, August 29, 2013 (12 events)

  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex show in repertory at Bard on the Beach through Sept. 14 at Vancouver B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $25-$43 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    12:00am
  • 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
  • Final History Cruise: Local historian Brian Griffin will lead the final “History Cruise” of the season at 5pm leaving from Squalcium Harbor, 722 Coho Way. Those who reserve tickets aboard the Island Caper will learn more about the past, present and future of Bellingham’s shoreline while enjoying stellar views from onboard the boat. Tickets are $30-$35. 778-8963 or http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    5:00pm
  • 5Point Film on the Road: Join the American Alpine Institute for a "5Point Film on the Road" viewing of outdoor adventure shorts starting with a "community tailgate party" at 5pm at Bellingham's Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. Entry is $5 for students, $10 general (free for kids 12 and under). For more info: http://www.5pointfilm.org
    5:00pm
  • History Cruise: Local historian Brian Griffin will lead the 30th annual “History Cruise” at 5pm at Squalcium Harbor, 722 Coho Way. Those who reserve tickets aboard the Island Caper will learn more about the past, present and future of Bellingham’s shoreline while enjoying stellar views from onboard the boat. Tickets are $30-$35. Cruises continue every Thursday through August. 778-8963 or http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    5:00pm
  • Soap Crafting: Attend a reception for Soap Crafting with author and Bellingham resident Anne-Marie Faiola at 5:30pm at Chuck and Dee Robinson's condo above Village Books, 1200 11th St. The $10 fee will include appetizers and drinks. At 7pm, Faiola will give a free author presentation at the bookstore's Readings Gallery. http://www.villagebooks.com
    5:30pm
  • Elizabeth Park Summer Concert Series Finale: The annual summer music series in the Columbia neighborhood concludes tonight with a concert featuring the neo-soul sounds of Takes All Kinds from 6-8pm at Bellingham’s Elizabeth Park. http://www.cob.org
    6:00pm
  • Garden Music: Listen to live tunes in a beautiful setting at “Music in the Garden” concerts from 6:30-8:30pm every Thursday through September at Glen Echo Garden, 4390 Y Rd. Suggested donation is $5. http://www.glenechogarden.com
    6:30pm
  • 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
  • Interval Dance Performance: Works by choreographers Mandy Pidgeon and Susan Haines can be seen at performances of "Interval: A Gap in Time and Space" at 7:30pm Thursday and Friday at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. Other independent performers from the area will also take part. Tickets are $12. http://www.firehouseperformingartscenter.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, August 30, 2013 (9 events)

  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex show in repertory at Bard on the Beach through Sept. 14 at Vancouver B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $25-$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 Tours: Seattle City Light, the North Cascades Institute, and the National Park Service offer Diablo Lake boat tours and North Cascades explorer tours every weekend through early September in and around the three dams near Highway 20. Newhalem walking tours and occasional powerhouse tours are also offered. Walking tours are free; boat tours and explorer tours are $18-$35. http://www.skagittours.com
    12:00am
  • Cops 911: View improvised law enforcement at its finest at showings of "Cops 911" at 9pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Tickets are $8-$10. 733-8855 or http://www.theupfront.com
    9:00pm
  • The Seagull: Attend an opening reception for Northwest Passage's performance of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull at 7pm Friday at Inspire Yoga Studio. 1411 Cornwall Ave. The performance starts at 8pm that night, and there'll also be an 8pm show Saturday night. Tickets to the fundraising shows are $25 for Friday night's show and $10 for Saturday's. Saturday's show is free to iDiOM season pass holders. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/418287
    7:00pm
  • Wild Things: Kids, adults and adventurers can join Wild Whatcom Walks for “Wild Things” excursions from 9:30-11am every Friday in August at Lake Padden. Entry is by donation. http://www.wildwhatcom.org
    9:00am
  • 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
  • Cracked Crab Cruise: Join San Juan Cruises and dine on the Northwest’s finest Dungeness crab—and a variety of other edible goodies—at the annual Chuckanut Cracked Crab Dinner Cruise from 6:30-9pm every Friday and Saturday through Sept. 14 leaving from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. Entry is $29-$59. http://www.whales.com
    6:30pm
  • Night Prowl: Discover what you need to be a nocturnal animal by joining Wild Whatcom Walks for a "Night Prowl" Family Field Trip from 7-9pm at Ferndale's Tennant Lake. Entry is $10 per person or $30 for a family of four. Please pre-register. http://www.wildwhatcom.org
    7:00pm

Saturday, August 31, 2013 (22 events)

  • Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Measure for Measure, and Elizabeth Rex show in repertory at Bard on the Beach through Sept. 14 at Vancouver B.C.’s Vanier Park. Tickets are $25-$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 Tours: Seattle City Light, the North Cascades Institute, and the National Park Service offer Diablo Lake boat tours and North Cascades explorer tours every weekend through early September in and around the three dams near Highway 20. Newhalem walking tours and occasional powerhouse tours are also offered. Walking tours are free; boat tours and explorer tours are $18-$35. http://www.skagittours.com
    12:00am
  • Cops 911: View improvised law enforcement at its finest at showings of "Cops 911" at 9pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Tickets are $8-$10. 733-8855 or http://www.theupfront.com
    9:00pm
  • The Seagull: Attend an opening reception for Northwest Passage's performance of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull at 7pm Friday at Inspire Yoga Studio. 1411 Cornwall Ave. The performance starts at 8pm that night, and there'll also be an 8pm show Saturday night. Tickets to the fundraising shows are $25 for Friday night's show and $10 for Saturday's. Saturday's show is free to iDiOM season pass holders. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/418287
    7:00pm
  • 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 Tours: Seattle City Light, the North Cascades Institute, and the National Park Service offer Diablo Lake boat tours and North Cascades explorer tours every weekend through early September in and around the three dams near Highway 20. Newhalem walking tours and occasional powerhouse tours are also offered. Walking tours are free; boat tours and explorer tours are $18-$35. http://www.skagittours.com
    12:00am
  • Lopez Island Studio Tour: Twenty-six studios and 44 artists will be highlighted at the 17th annual Lopez Island Studio Tour happening from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday throughout the island. The free, self-guided tour is sponsored by the Lopez Artist Guild. http://www.lopezstudiotour.org
    10:00am
  • Lummi Island Artists’ Studio Tour: View the work of more than 28 artists at the semiannual Lummi Island Artists' Studio Tour from 10am-6pm throughout the island. Drive or bike to teh 19 open studios, where you can see everything from paintings to drawings, prints, sculpture, pottery, photography, jewelry, leather work, woodwork, note cards, glass, metalwork, stonework, quilts and more. Entry to the self-guided tour is free. http://www.lummi-island.com
    10:00am
  • Bumbershoot: Heart, Allen Stone, Tegan and Sara, Maceo Parker, Beats Antique, Charles Bradley, Eric Burdon and the Animals, David Bazan, Sol, Nikki Hill, and Hot Bodies in Motion will be among the many acts taking the stage during the annual Bumbershoot festival happening from 11am-1pm Saturday through Monday at the Seattle Center. Art events, theater, literary gatherings and much, much more will also be part of the weekend's events. Tickets are $56-$60 per day or $140 for a three-day pass. http://www.bumbershoot.org
    11:00am
  • 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
  • Dave Nelson Memorial Classic: The inaugural Dave Nelson Memorial Classic starts at 8am at Everson's Raspberry Ridge Golf Course, 6827 Hannegan Rd. Entry is $50-$200. Proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. http://www.davenelsonmemorialclassic.brownpapertickets.com
    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
  • Lake Padden Relay: Join the Greater Bellingham Running Club for the Lake Padden Relay starting at 10am at East Lake Padden. Runners can enter individually, or join a four-person team. Entry is free for GBRC members, $10 for individual runner, and $20 for teams. http://www.gbrc.net
    10:00am
  • Bike to Farms: Join Skagit Valley Food Co-op staff for a "Bike to Farms Tour" from 10am-1pm leaving from the Co-op's headquarters at 202 S. First St. (in Mount Vernon). The ride will include stops at Skagit Flats Farm, J-4 Ranch, Ralph's Greenhouse, and Living Rain Farm. Register in advance for the free outing. (360) 336-5087 or http://www.skagitfoodcoop.com
    10:00am
  • 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
  • Nutcracker Auditions: Ballet Bellingham is holding open auditions for upcoming Mount Baker Theatre performances of The Nutcracker from 1-4pm at 1405 Fraser St., suite 103. Participants do not need to be current students of Ballet Bellingham to audition. Check out the website listed here for more details. 746-8508 or http://www.balletbellingham.com
    1:00pm
  • 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
  • Bike Parade: Gather for tonight's Roosevelt Park Bike Parade at 6:15pm at the front entrance of Roosevelt Elementary School, 2900 Yew St. DIY handlebar streamers, and more, will be available to decorate your ride. At 7pm, there'll be live music, kids games, free face painting, food vendors and, at dusk, watch the Traveling Pickford Show's presentation of The Amazing Spider-Man. http://www.pickfordcinema.org or www.everybodybike.com
    6:15pm
  • Cracked Crab Cruise: Join San Juan Cruises and dine on the Northwest’s finest Dungeness crab—and a variety of other edible goodies—at the annual Chuckanut Cracked Crab Dinner Cruise from 6:30-9pm every Friday and Saturday through Sept. 14 leaving from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. Entry is $29-$59. http://www.whales.com
    6:30pm

 

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