Week of Sunday, October 27, 2013
(82 events)

Sunday, October 27, 2013 (12 events)

  • Dracula: Free Key Productions presents showings of Bram Stoker's Dracula at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. Tickets are $15. http://www.freekeyproductions.com
    7:30pm
  • Haunted Forest: Dress for the weather—and watch out for the evil creatures hiding behind trees—when you take part in the "Haunted Forest" happening from 7-10pm at Nugents Corner River Access Park on Hwy 542. Entry is $6; proceeds benefit the Northwest Wildlife Rehab Center. http://www.northwestwildlife.org
    7:00pm
  • Nightmare at the Spark Museum: Attend “Nightmare at the Spark Museum,” a series of Frankenstein-inspired electrical shows tailored for Halloween week, featuring a variety of jaw-dropping devices, including the MegaZapper, at 7pm and 9pm Oct. 25-26 and 29-31 at the Spark Museum of Electrical Invention, 1312 Bay St. Tickets are $8-$10. For an additional donation, adult visitors can enter the Cage of Death and be swarmed with 4 million volts of raw electricity. The Spark Museum is a 501(c)(3)non-profit charitable 738-3886 or http://www.sparkmuseum.org
    7:00pm
  • 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
  • Lutherwood Trail Race: Get a peek at old-growth forests, small creeks, meadows and more at the "Lutherwood, Wouldn't You?" 5K beginning at 9am at Lutherwood Camp, 1185 Roy Rd. Great prizes and a post-race brunch are included in your $15 entry fee. (360) 739-4672
    9:00am
  • Breezin’ and Freezin’: Raise funds and win prizes in support of Special Olympics Washington by taking part in todays "Breezin' and Freezin' for a Reason" Polar Plunge and 5K run starting at 10am at Bloedel Donovan Park, 2214 Electric Ave. There's no fee to register; check the website for fundraising details. http://www.breezinandfreezin2013.kintera.org
    10:00am
  • Punkin’ Run Car Show: The 28th annual "Punkin' Run" Car Show takes place from 10am-2pm in the parking lot at Hardware Sales, 2034 James St. The Fourth Corner Elites Car Club sponsors the event, which raises funds for Project Santa Claus. Cost is $10 to enter your car, free for spectators. http://www.fourthcornerelites.com
    10:00am
  • Art of Jazz: The Anton Schwartz Quintet performs at the Jazz Project's monthly "Art of Jazz" concert and gathering from 4-6:30pm at Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. Entry is $10-$16 at the door. http://www.jazzproject.org
    4:00pm
  • Hawaiian Dance and Dinner: The Northwest Hawai`i `Ohana Hawaiian Dance Company will present its "Fall 2013 Ho'ike" from 4-8:30pm at the American Legion Post No. 7, 1688 W. Bakerview Rd. Hawaiian and Polynesian dance, music and food will be part of the event. Tickets are $12-$15 and must be purchased in advance. 656-6156 or http://www.nwhawaiiohana.webs.com
    4:00pm
  • Sound Healing: Tibetan and crystal quartz "singing" bowls, bells, chimes and other soothing percussion instruments will be utilized at a "Sound Healing" performance with Kristen Rubin at 6pm at 8 Petals Yoga, 1317 Commercial St., #203. Tickets are $15-$20 (sliding scale) at the door. http://www.whatcomyoga.com
    6:00pm
  • Jamie Sieber: Internationally renowned electric cellist Jami Sieber performs at 7pm in the Encore Room at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $15 general, $24 if you want to attend a pre-show reception with Sieber. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:00pm

Monday, October 28, 2013 (4 events)

  • Nightmare at the Spark Museum: Attend “Nightmare at the Spark Museum,” a series of Frankenstein-inspired electrical shows tailored for Halloween week, featuring a variety of jaw-dropping devices, including the MegaZapper, at 7pm and 9pm Oct. 25-26 and 29-31 at the Spark Museum of Electrical Invention, 1312 Bay St. Tickets are $8-$10. For an additional donation, adult visitors can enter the Cage of Death and be swarmed with 4 million volts of raw electricity. The Spark Museum is a 501(c)(3)non-profit charitable 738-3886 or http://www.sparkmuseum.org
    7:00pm
  • Community Pumpkin Party: A Community Pumpkin Party takes place from 6-9pm at Whatcom County Fire District #4, 4141 Britton Loop Rd. Kids and adults can carve pumpkins, play games and more. Entry is free. http://www.wcfd4.jpg
    6:00pm
  • Open Mic: Local writer and teacher Laurel Leigh will emcee the monthly Open Mic at 7pm at Village Books. Bring scary tales and poems, or any creative work in progress, and settle in to listen to others share their words, as well. http://www.villagebooks.com
    7:00pm
  • Ferndale Book Club: Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics will be the focus of a Ferndale Friends Book Club meeting from 7-9pm at the Ferndale Library, 2007 Cherry St. (360) 305-3600
    7:00pm

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 (8 events)

  • Nightmare at the Spark Museum: Attend “Nightmare at the Spark Museum,” a series of Frankenstein-inspired electrical shows tailored for Halloween week, featuring a variety of jaw-dropping devices, including the MegaZapper, at 7pm and 9pm Oct. 25-26 and 29-31 at the Spark Museum of Electrical Invention, 1312 Bay St. Tickets are $8-$10. For an additional donation, adult visitors can enter the Cage of Death and be swarmed with 4 million volts of raw electricity. The Spark Museum is a 501(c)(3)non-profit charitable 738-3886 or http://www.sparkmuseum.org
    7:00pm
  • Wild Things: Kids, adults and adventurers can join Wild Whatcom Walks for "Wild Things" excursions from 9:30-11am every Friday in October at the Stimpson Nature Reserve. Entry is by donation. http://www.wildwhatcom.org
    9:30am
  • 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
  • Cross-Country Skiing Basics: Learn more about where to go and how to get started when Sharmon Hill leads a "Cross-Country Skiing Basics" clinic at 6pm at REI, 400 36th St. Register in advance for the free course. 647-8955 or http://www.rei.com
    6:00pm
  • Artist in Residency: As part of an ongoing "Artist in Residency" series, Bellingham-based playwright, director and actress Krissa Woiwod will be looking into the idea of using several devices to guide a short piece of theater for her upcoming "Sketchopedia" show from 6-8pm every Tuesday in October at Temple Bar, 306 W. Champion St. Come prepared to write. Donations are welcome. http://www.templebarbellingham.com
    6:00pm
  • Croatian Cooking Class: The Croatian Cultural Center's Maria Petrish leads a "Croatian Classics" course from 6:30-8:30pm in Mount Vernon at Gretchen's Kitchen, 501 S. First St. Entry is $40. http://www.gretchenskitchen.com
    6:30pm
  • One Pot Meals: Registered dietician Lisa Dixon focuses on "Autumn One Pot Meals" from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Fees are $35. 383-3200
    6:30pm
  • Volcano Monitoring: Scientist John Ewert focuses on "Volcano Monitoring in the Cascades" at a 7pm presentation at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. Suggested donation is $3. http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    7:00pm

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 (12 events)

  • Haunted Forest: Dress for the weather—and watch out for the evil creatures hiding behind trees—when you take part in the "Haunted Forest" happening from 7-10pm at Nugents Corner River Access Park on Hwy 542. Entry is $6; proceeds benefit the Northwest Wildlife Rehab Center. http://www.northwestwildlife.org
    7:00pm
  • Haunted Beer Garden: Boundary Bay and Make.Shift team up for "Nightmare on Railroad Avenue: A Haunted House" from 7-11pm Wednesday and Thursday at the brewery's beer garden at 1107 Railroad Ave. Live actors, chilling details are unbelievable scares will be part of the fearsome fun. Entry is $5. http://www.bbaybrewery.com
    7:00pm
  • Nightmare at the Spark Museum: Attend “Nightmare at the Spark Museum,” a series of Frankenstein-inspired electrical shows tailored for Halloween week, featuring a variety of jaw-dropping devices, including the MegaZapper, at 7pm and 9pm Oct. 25-26 and 29-31 at the Spark Museum of Electrical Invention, 1312 Bay St. Tickets are $8-$10. For an additional donation, adult visitors can enter the Cage of Death and be swarmed with 4 million volts of raw electricity. The Spark Museum is a 501(c)(3)non-profit charitable 738-3886 or http://www.sparkmuseum.org
    7:00pm
  • 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 Meeting: The Downtown Bellingham Partnership will host its monthly community meeting at 6pm at the Leopold Retirement Residence, 1224 Cornwall Ave. Candidates for City Council and the Port will be invited to come listen to downtown residents, businesses, and patrons about issues important to downtown. Entry is free. http://www.downtownbellingham.com
    6:00pm
  • Island Specialties: Robert Fong and Beach Store Cafe head chef Jason Brubaker present an "Ahoy, Lummi Island!" cooking course from 6-8:30pm at the Cordata Community Food Co-op, 315 Westerly Rd. Entry is $49. 383-3200
    6:00pm
  • Halloween Pajama Storytime: Kids are welcome to wear a costume and bring a bedtime buddy at tonight's "Halloween Pajama Storytime" at 6:30pm at the Blaine Library, 610 3rd St. Entry is free. 305-3600
    6:30pm
  • Dia De Los Muertes Dinner: Day of the Dead recipes will be the focus when Calle's Carlos Carreon cooks up menu items associated with the holiday from 6:30-8:30pm at Gretchen's Kitchen, 501 S. First St., Mount Vernon. Entry is $40. http://www.gretchenskitchen.com
    6:30pm
  • Dick Harris Poems: Skagit River Valley poet Dick Harris will read from his new collection, Selected Poems: Alaska and Northwest, at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. James Bertolino will introduce the 79-year-old poet, who now lives in Bellingham. http://www.villagebooks.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
  • New Directions Veterans Choir: Renditions of doo-wop, soul, gospel and pop tunes can be heard when the award-winning New Directions Veterans Choir perform at 7:30pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets to see the a cappella ensemble—many of whom are veterans who became homeless following their military service—are $20-$39. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbaketheatre.com
    7:30pm

Thursday, October 31, 2013 (15 events)

  • Haunted Forest: Dress for the weather—and watch out for the evil creatures hiding behind trees—when you take part in the "Haunted Forest" happening from 7-10pm at Nugents Corner River Access Park on Hwy 542. Entry is $6; proceeds benefit the Northwest Wildlife Rehab Center. http://www.northwestwildlife.org
    7:00pm
  • Haunted Beer Garden: Boundary Bay and Make.Shift team up for "Nightmare on Railroad Avenue: A Haunted House" from 7-11pm Wednesday and Thursday at the brewery's beer garden at 1107 Railroad Ave. Live actors, chilling details are unbelievable scares will be part of the fearsome fun. Entry is $5. http://www.bbaybrewery.com
    7:00pm
  • Nightmare at the Spark Museum: Attend “Nightmare at the Spark Museum,” a series of Frankenstein-inspired electrical shows tailored for Halloween week, featuring a variety of jaw-dropping devices, including the MegaZapper, at 7pm and 9pm Oct. 25-26 and 29-31 at the Spark Museum of Electrical Invention, 1312 Bay St. Tickets are $8-$10. For an additional donation, adult visitors can enter the Cage of Death and be swarmed with 4 million volts of raw electricity. The Spark Museum is a 501(c)(3)non-profit charitable 738-3886 or http://www.sparkmuseum.org
    7:00pm
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Local actors will act out key scenes and sing songs at viewings of the classic camp film known as The Rocky Horror Picture Show at 8pm and 11:59pm Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Mount Baker Theatre's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $9. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    8:00pm
  • Mount Vernon Trick or Treat: Mini ghosts, goblins, princesses and superheroes can traverse downtown Mount Vernon from 3-5pm throughout First Street. A costume contest hosted by the Lincoln Theatre takes place at 4:30pm; a variety of prizes will be awarded. (360) 336-3801
    3:00pm
  • La Connor Trick or Treat: Head to La Conner for holiday fun today starting with a Halloween Parade beginning at 3:30pm at the north end of First Street. Afterwards, kids are invited to trick or treat at participating businesses in town. http://www.laconnerchamber.com
    3:30pm
  • Halloween Stories: Members of the Bellingham Storytellers Guild will share family friendly tales for small goblins, fairies and witches from 4-6pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. At 7pm, they'll tell extremely scary stories for adults and "those brave at heart" at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. Both events are free. http://www.bellinghamstorytellersguild.org
    4:00pm
  • Andy Koch: Bluesman Andy "Badd Dog" Koch performs at a free gig from 5:30-7:30pm at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. http://www.jansnartcenter.org
    5:30pm
  • Fairhaven Trick or Treat: From 3-6pm, costumed kids and their keepers can head to Fairhaven for the annual Trick or Treat event. Shops will be decorated for the holiday, and there will be treats at all (look for the poster at participating locations. Don't forget to stop by Fairhaven Pharmacy to get your photo taken. http://www.fairhaven.com
    6:00pm
  • Downtown Trick or Treat: More than 100 downtown businesses will open their doors for kids from 3-6pm as part of the annual Downtown Trick or Treat throughout the urban core. From 4-6pm, there will also be a Halloween Carnival at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. Entry to that event—which features 13 booths, a bouncy house, face painters, balloon artists and circus performers—is $3. http://www.downtownbellingham.com
    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
  • Halloween Hellingham: The improvised murder mystery known as "Hellingham" comes back to life for a final night at 8pm and 10pm shows at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Tickets are $10-$12. 733-8855 or http://www.theupfront.com
    8:00pm
  • Thrillingham: The Bellingham Zombies team up for the 6th annual "Thrillingham"—which sees the undead dancing along to Michael Jackson's "Thriller"—at 8:30pm at Maritime Heritage Park. Proceeds raised benefit Womencare Shelter. http://www.bellinghamzombies.com
    8:30pm

Friday, November 1, 2013 (16 events)

  • Arts & Crafts Fair: Works by local artisans and crafters will be for sale at this weekend's Harvest Arts & Crafts Fair from 9am-5pm Friday and Saturday at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St. Admission is free. 733-4030
    9:00am
  • No Exit: Northwest Passage Theater Collective presents a newly translated version of Jean-Paul Sarte's existential masterpiece, No Exit, this weekend at 8pm and 10pm shows Friday and Saturday at iDiOM Theater, 1318 Cornwall Ave. Tickets to the performance—which was directed by Glenn Hergenhahn, and features actors he's been working with in New York City—are $10. http://www.idomtheater.com
    8:00pm
  • Ten Thousand Villages: Fair-trade jewelry, pottery, home decor, coffee and much more will be part of the 26th annual Ten Thousand Village Crafts of the World Sale from 9am-8pm Friday and Saturday at Good News Fellowship Church, 1252 W. Axton Rd. http://www.tenthousandvillages.com
    9:00am
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Local actors will act out key scenes and sing songs at viewings of the classic camp film known as The Rocky Horror Picture Show at 8pm and 11:59pm Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Mount Baker Theatre's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $9. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    8:00pm
  • Art’s Alive: Celebrate the collective imaginative spirit located in La Conner at the 29th annual "Art's Alive!" event happening Friday through Sunday at various locales in the small Skagit town. An Art Invitational, demos in various shops, related receptions and much, much more will will be part of the self-guided fun. Entry is free to most events. http://www.lovelaconner.com
    2:00pm
  • Uncommon Threads: The Whidbey Weavers Guild will host its 10th annual "Uncommon Threads" Show & Sale from 10am-7pm Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday at Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn St. Works by a variety of fiber artists will be on display and up for sale. http://www.whidbeyweaversguild.org
    10:00am
  • Veterans Day Celebration: Charter College Bellingham will host a Veterans Day Celebration from 1-3pm at 410 W. Bakerview Rd., suite #112. The free event will feature a City Council guest speaker a free buffet lunch and gifts for all veterans in attendance. http://www.chartercollege.edu
    1:00pm
  • 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
  • Gallery Walk: Peruse a variety of works at various venues from 6-9pm as part of the monthly Gallery Walk happening throughout downtown Anacortes. Entry is free. http://www.anacortesart.com
    6:00pm
  • Art Walk: Fourth Corner Frames, Dreamspace Studios, Downtown Emporium, the Stamp & Coin Place, Make.Shift, Dakota Art Store, Studio UFO, and others will take part in the monthly Art Walk from 6-10pm throughout downtown Bellingham. Entry is free. http://www.downtownbellingham.com
    6:00pm
  • A Masquerade Eve: Celebrate youth rites of passage, meet mentors, and enjoy Halloween-style music, storytelling, performances and games at "A Masquerade Eve" gathering with Rooted Emerging staring at 7pm at the YWCA Ballroom, 1026 N. Forest St. Entry to the all-ages event is by donation. http://www.rootedemerging.org
    7:00pm
  • Written in Stone: Portland-based author Rosanne Parry reads from Written in Stone at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The cultural survival story is set in 1923 among the Quinault and Makah tribes of the Olympic peninsula. http://www.villagebooks.com
    7:00pm
  • Mountain Rescue Fundraiser: Alan Kearney will focus on his eight-day ski traverse of the Pickett range last winter at a fundraising presentation for the Bellingham Mountain Rescue Council at 7pm at Backcountry Essentials, 214 W. Holly St. Admission is $5. There will also be a raffle and auction. http://www.wcsar.org
    7:00pm
  • Witch’s Ball: Don a costume and dance to fabulously wicked tunes at a "Witch's Ball" starting with an American Tango lesson at 7:30pm at the Bellingham Dance Company, 1705 N. State St. Tickets are $5-$7. http://www.bellinghamdancecompany.com
    7:30pm
  • Sanford-Hill Piano Series: Internationally renowned Italian pianist Benedetto Lupo performs at the first Sanford-Hill Piano Series of the season at 7:30pm at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $9-$24. 650-6146 or http://www.tickets.wwu.edu
    7:30pm
  • Blender: Improvisers from throughout Washington and Canada will join local performers for "Blender" shows 8pm and 10pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Additional shows happen Nov. 8-9. Tickets are $10-$12. 733-8855 or http://www.theupfront.com
    8:00pm

Saturday, November 2, 2013 (20 events)

  • Arts & Crafts Fair: Works by local artisans and crafters will be for sale at this weekend's Harvest Arts & Crafts Fair from 9am-5pm Friday and Saturday at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St. Admission is free. 733-4030
    9:00am
  • No Exit: Northwest Passage Theater Collective presents a newly translated version of Jean-Paul Sarte's existential masterpiece, No Exit, this weekend at 8pm and 10pm shows Friday and Saturday at iDiOM Theater, 1318 Cornwall Ave. Tickets to the performance—which was directed by Glenn Hergenhahn, and features actors he's been working with in New York City—are $10. http://www.idomtheater.com
    8:00pm
  • Ten Thousand Villages: Fair-trade jewelry, pottery, home decor, coffee and much more will be part of the 26th annual Ten Thousand Village Crafts of the World Sale from 9am-8pm Friday and Saturday at Good News Fellowship Church, 1252 W. Axton Rd. http://www.tenthousandvillages.com
    9:00am
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Local actors will act out key scenes and sing songs at viewings of the classic camp film known as The Rocky Horror Picture Show at 8pm and 11:59pm Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Mount Baker Theatre's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $9. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    8:00pm
  • Art’s Alive: Celebrate the collective imaginative spirit located in La Conner at the 29th annual "Art's Alive!" event happening Friday through Sunday at various locales in the small Skagit town. An Art Invitational, demos in various shops, related receptions and much, much more will will be part of the self-guided fun. Entry is free to most events. http://www.lovelaconner.com
    2:00pm
  • Uncommon Threads: The Whidbey Weavers Guild will host its 10th annual "Uncommon Threads" Show & Sale from 10am-7pm Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday at Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn St. Works by a variety of fiber artists will be on display and up for sale. http://www.whidbeyweaversguild.org
    10:00am
  • Cross Border Clash: Cyclocross will take center stage at Cascade Cross's "Cross Border Clash" happening in Canada from 9:30am-3pm Saturday and Sunday at the headquarters of Transition Bikes at the Delta Tech Industrial Park. Camping will be available Saturday night. Fees vary. http://www.cascadecross.com
    9:30am
  • Craft Bazaar: The Chuckanut Square Activity Club will host its annual Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale from 9am-4pm Saturday and 10am-3pm Sunday at Chuckanut Square, 1400 12th St. 922-7940
    9:00am
  • 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
  • Arts & Crafts Faire: An Arts & Crafts Faire occurs from 9am-3pm at Saint James Presbyterian Church, 910 14th St. All proceeds benefit local charities for women and children. 733-1325
    9:00am
  • 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
  • Scandinavian Fair: The Nellie Gerdrum Lodge of Daughters of Norway will host its 14th annual Scandinavian Fair from 10am-4pm at Hampton Inn's Fox Hall, 3985 Bennett Dr. Nordic gifts and crafts, a Scandinavian bakery and cafe, entertainment and hourly prize drawings will be part of the fun. Entry is $1. http://www.daughtersofnorway.org
    10:00am
  • Oyster Bay and Paris: Writer and anthropologist Llyn De Danaan reads from her history-based tome, Katie Gale: A Coast Salish Woman's Life on Oyster Bay, at 4pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. At 7pm, acclaimed novelist Susan Conley reads her new book of fiction, Paris Was the Place. Both events are free. http://www.villagebooks.com
    4:00pm
  • Smith & Vallee Opening: View new furniture in a variety of styles and woods at a reception and wood shop open house from 5-8pm at Edison's Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. The pieces—which were created by Wes Smith, Andrew Vallee and their team of skilled craftsmen—will be on display through Dec. 1. 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
  • Magical Mystery Night Race: Be prepared to run 27-33 miles at "Daphne and Shaggy's Magical Mystery Night Race" starting at sunset and finishing before dawn on the Chuckanut trails (the location will be revealed when you register. Human and canine costume contests will be part of the fun. Entry is $50, and registration closes Oct. 30. http://www.ultrasignup.com
    6:30pm
  • Annie: Lyric Light Opera presents showings of the perennially popular musical known as Annie at 7:30m Saturday and 2pm Sunday at Mount Vernon's McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way. Tickets are $22-$25 and additional showings happen through Nov. 17. http://www.mcintyrehall.org
    7:30pm
  • Folk Dance Party: Orkstar RTW will play traditional dance and folk music from Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Serbia at tonight's Folk Dance Party from 7:30-10:30pm at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. All ages are welcome, and no experience or partner is necessary. Suggested donation is $15. 380-0456
    7:30pm
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show: If you missed the viewings in Bellingham, head to Mount Vernon for an interactive showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at 8pm at the Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Iconic drag queen Betty Desire will emcee the event. Tickets are $8-$12, and $5 prop bags will also be available. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    8:00pm
  • Leo Kottke: Acclaimed acoustic guitarist, singer and composer Leo Kottke returns to Bellingham for a solo performance at 8pm at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $32. 650-6146 or http://www.tickets.wwu.edu
    8:00pm

 

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