Week of Sunday, May 4, 2014
(77 events)

Sunday, May 4, 2014 (17 events)

  • The Mouse That Roared: The Lynden Performing Arts Guild kicks off The Mouse That Roared performances this week with shows at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front. St. Tickets to the "hilarious, rib-tickling comedy" are $8-$12, and additional shows happen weekends through May 18. http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Leading Ladies: Watch what happens when two down-on-their-luck Shakespearean actors try to scam an old lady out of her money at Leading Ladies performances at 7pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, in Everson at the Nooksack Valley High School Performing Arts Center, 3326 E. Badger Rd. Tickets are $8. http://www.nooksackschools.org
    7:00pm
  • Go, Dog. Go!: The Neighborhood Playhouse presents the "rollicking, musical free-for-all" known as Go, Dog. Go! at 7pm Friday, 2pm Saturday, and 5pm Sunday at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. Tickets to the dog party are $8-$10 (VIP tix are available for $25) and additional showings happen May 9-10. http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net
    7:00pm
  • Printmaking Workshp: Kris Eskstrand Molesworth leads a "Monotype Printmaking" workshop from 10am-4pm at Bow's Harmony Fields, 7465 THomas Rd. The class is open to all levels. Cost is $95, with a materials fee of $10. http://www.hfproduce.com
    10:00am
  • Skagit Valley Chorale: Performers from Skagit, Whatcom, Island, and Snohomish counties will take part in the Skagit Valley Chorale's annual "Celebrating in Song" shows at 7:30pm Saturday and 2pm Sunday at Mount Vernon's McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way. Tickets are $16-$25. http://www.mcintyrehall.org
    7:30pm
  • Rare Plant Sale: Peruse and purchase a wide de variety of unique, reasonably-priced, ridiculously cool garden perennials, hostas, dahlias, agaves, trees and shrubs at an annual Spring Rare Plant Benefit Sale from 9am-5pm at 1685 Grandview Place—a private residence in Ferndale. (206) 329-6244
    9:00am
  • 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
  • Community Breakfast: Meet and greet local politicians as they serve you pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs and more at the monthly Community Breakfast from 8am-1pm at the Rome Grange, 2821 Mt. Baker Hwy. Entry is $2 for kids, $5 for adults. 739-9605
    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
  • Little Mountain Run: Sign up for today's Bellingham Trail Running Series' "Little Mountain Half Marathon & 10K" starting at 10am at Mount Vernon's Jefferson Elementary School, 1801 E. Blackburn Rd. Entry is $50-$60. http://www.bellinghamtrail.com
    10:00am
  • MBT Summer Rep Auditions: Bring two contrasting contemporary monologues (one comedic), to today's MBT Summer Repertory Theatre auditions happening from 1-3pm at the Encore Room at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Both paid and non-paid parts will be available for July performances of Talley's Folly, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Becky's New Car. Please schedule an audition time in advance. http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    1:00pm
  • Spring High Tea: Tea, sandwiches, scones, fruit, chocolates and more can be had at a "Springtime High Tea" from 1-3pm at the Blaine Senior Center, 763 G St. There will also be music by the Mt. Baker Toppers, a silent auction and prizes. Tickets are $18; advance purchase is recommended. 332-8040
    1:00pm
  • Skagit Swing: Beethoven's "Symphony No. 9" will be presented in all its glory when the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra closes out its season with a "Celebrate!" finale at 3pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Members of the Whatcom Chorale and soloists and singers Kimberly Gordano, Ross Hauck, Kathryn Weld, and Charles Robert Stephens will also take part in the "joyful expression of hope and humanity." Tickets are $12-$39. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    3:00pm
  • Whatcom Symphony Orchestra Finale: Beethoven's "Symphony No. 9" will be presented in all its glory when the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra closes out its season with a "Celebrate!" finale at 3pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Members of the Whatcom Chorale and soloists and singers Kimberly Gordano, Ross Hauck, Kathryn Weld, and Charles Robert Stephens will also take part in the "joyful expression of hope and humanity." Tickets are $12-$39. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    3:00pm
  • Raven Poetry: Zimbabwe-born poet Yvonne Blomer reads from her latest collection, As If A Raven, at 4pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. 71-2626
    4:00pm
  • Kathy Kallick Band: Hear "hot bluegrass and cool originals" when the Kathy Kallick Band performs at 7pm at the YWCA Ballroom, 1026 N. Forest St. Entry is $15. http://www.kathykallick.com
    7:00pm
  • Vappu Concert: Award-winning Finnish concert pianist Marja Kaisla will be joined by the Bellingham Children's Choir for a Spring Concert and Vappu Celebration at 7pm at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. Both European and American compositions will be performed. Tickets are $10-$20. http://www.ffsuomi.com
    7:00pm

Monday, May 5, 2014 (4 events)

  • The Vagina Monologues: Help raise funds for YWCA Bellingham and Eve Ensler's "One Billion Rising" campaign at performances of The Vagina Monologues at 6:30pm Monday and 6:30pm Thursday at the Silver Reef Casino Special Event Center. Tickets are $20 for the first show, $75 for the second (includes a gala with food, drinks and more). http://www.vdaybellingham.com
    6:30pm
  • Ethiopian Cuisine: Native Trinidadian Sarah Chan focuses on "Caribbean Vegetarian Cuisine" at a class from 6-9pm at the Cordata Community Food Co-op, 315 Westerly Rd. Chan will talk about regional variations, and how traditional recipes can be adapted for Pacific Northwest ingredients. Entry is $35. 383-3200
    6:00pm
  • Ethiopian Cuisine: Mulu Belay leads an "Ethiopian Vegetarian Cuisine" course from 6-9pm at the Cordata Community Food Co-op, 315 Westerly Rd. Fees are $35. 383-3200
    6:00pm
  • Poetrynight: Those looking to share their verse as part of Poetrynight can sign up at 7:30pm at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. Readings start at 8pm. Entry is by donation. http://www.poetrynight.org
    7:30pm

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 (5 events)

  • The Vagina Monologues: Help raise funds for YWCA Bellingham and Eve Ensler's "One Billion Rising" campaign at performances of The Vagina Monologues at 6:30pm Monday and 6:30pm Thursday at the Silver Reef Casino Special Event Center. Tickets are $20 for the first show, $75 for the second (includes a gala with food, drinks and more). http://www.vdaybellingham.com
    6:30pm
  • Dine Out for Maple Alley Inn: Save the date for the annual "Dine Out for Maple Alley Inn," which takes place at more than 50 local restaurants throughout Whatcom County today. Each restaurant owner will donate a portion of today's sale to the Maple Alley Inn, an Opportunity Council program that provides hot, healthy meals to people who are homelss, mentally ill, working poor, aging, disabled veterans and families with children. Check the website for participating venues. http://www.oppco.org
    8:00am
  • 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
  • Bike Maintenance Basics: Learn how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire in record time and make other minor adjustments to your ride at a free "Bike Maintenance Basics" clinic at 6pm at REI, 400 36th St. Register in advance. 647-8955 or http://www.rei.com
    6:00pm
  • MVHS Jazz Band: The award-winning Mount Vernon High School Jazz Band performs as part of a series of concerts at 7pm at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Come relax and enjoy the wonderful music of Nestico, Ellington, Miles Davis, Marvin Fisher, Count Basie and much more. Entry is $6; proceeds benefit the band. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    7:00pm

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 (13 events)

  • The Vagina Monologues: Help raise funds for YWCA Bellingham and Eve Ensler's "One Billion Rising" campaign at performances of The Vagina Monologues at 6:30pm Monday and 6:30pm Thursday at the Silver Reef Casino Special Event Center. Tickets are $20 for the first show, $75 for the second (includes a gala with food, drinks and more). http://www.vdaybellingham.com
    6:30pm
  • Green Drinks: Network with likeminded environmentally aware citizens at the monthly Green Drinks from 5-7pm at Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, 601 W. Holly St. http://www.re-sources.org
    5:00pm
  • Sky Reception: An opening reception for the multi-artist exhibit "Sky" occurs from 5-8pm at Edison's Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. The group invitational focuses on the subject matter of the ever-changing sky of the Pacific Northwest, and will be on display through June 29. http://www.smithandvallee.com
    5:00pm
  • Funk Returns: Investigative journalist McKenzie Funk will show and discuss photographs he has taken around the world, documenting ways people are adapting to and capitalizing on the effects of climate change, at 5:30pm at Whatcom Community College's Heiner Theater. Entry is free. 383-3000
    5:30pm
  • 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
  • La Dolce Vita: Chef Robert Fong and guest wine expert Laurent Martel team up for "La Dolce Vita"—a multi-course Italian fesast paired with wine—from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Class fees are $69. 383-3200
    6:30pm
  • Marijuana Nation: Seattle-based social work professor Roger Roffman reads from his new book Marijuana Nation: One Man's Chronicle of America Getting High, From Vietnam to Legalization at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. 671-2626
    7:00pm
  • Garden Club Meeting: Jo Miller from Mt. Baker Beekeepers will provide a bee overview at the Birchwood Garden Club's monthly meeting at 7pm at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. The public is invited. http://www.birchwoodgardenclub.org
    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
  • Mike Allen Quartet: The monthly Mike Allen Quartet Jazz Series concert begins at 7:30pm at the BAAY Theatre, 1059 N. State St. Saxophonist Allen will be joined by pianist Miles Black, bassist Julian MacDonough, and drummer Julian MacDonough. Tickets are $8-$10. http://www.jazzproject.org
    7:30pm
  • Mike Allen Quartet: The monthly Mike Allen Quartet Jazz Series concert begins at 7:30pm at the BAAY Theatre, 1059 N. State St. Saxophonist Allen will be joined by pianist Miles Black, bassist Julian MacDonough, and drummer Julian MacDonough. Tickets are $8-$10. http://www.jazzproject.org
    7:30pm
  • North Sound Community Orchestra: The North Sound Community Orchestra presents its Spring Concert at 7:30pm at Squalicum High School, 3773 E. McLeod Rd. Expect to hear a global array of music from countries such as Cuba, Spain, France, England, Germany, and Austria. Entry is by donation. http://www.facebook.com
    7:30pm

Thursday, May 8, 2014 (14 events)

  • The Vagina Monologues: Help raise funds for YWCA Bellingham and Eve Ensler's "One Billion Rising" campaign at performances of The Vagina Monologues at 6:30pm Monday and 6:30pm Thursday at the Silver Reef Casino Special Event Center. Tickets are $20 for the first show, $75 for the second (includes a gala with food, drinks and more). http://www.vdaybellingham.com
    6:30pm
  • The Outsiders: Beloved characters such as Pony Boy, Soda Pop, Dallas, and Two Bit come to life when META Performing Arts presents performances of The Outsiders at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Tickets are $16. Additional showings happen May 15-17. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    7:30pm
  • The Mouse That Roared: The Lynden Performing Arts Guild continues its performances of The Mouse That Roared at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front. St. Tickets to the "hilarious, rib-tickling comedy" are $8-$12, and additional shows happen May 15-18. http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Plant Sale: Check out a wide variety of growing goods at the annual Plant Sale happening from 9am-4pm Thursday and Friday at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St. Gardening demos will be part of the fun. 733-4030
    9:00am
  • Antholt’s Works: Join the Whatcom Museum Guild to view recent works by WWU Professor or Art Sharron Antholt at 10am at the museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. Antholt will also talk about her work, which reflect her 10-plus years in India and Nepal.
    10:00am
  • Libert Reception: An opening reception for an exhibit featuring large-format works by longtime Bellingham painter Lorna Libert takes place from 5-8pm at Seifert & Jones Wine Merchants, 19 Prospect St. The event kicks off a weekend of first anniversary celebrations at the wine store, including tastings from May 8-10. http://www.sjwinemerchants.com
    5:00pm
  • Ladies Night: Woman-centric cycling fun can be had at Ladies Night activities from 5-7pm at Vinostrology (120 W. Holly St.) and 7-9pm at Kulshan Cycles, 100 E. Chestnut St. Woman-specific specials, products and local cycling events will be the focus of the event. Entry is free. http://www.kulshancycles.com
    5:00pm
  • Forest Foray: Join the Washington Native Plant Society and guidebook author Mark Turner for a free "Hidden Forest Foray" to the Sehome Hill Arboretum starting at 6pm in the parking area at the top of Arboretum Dr. No registration is necessary. http://www.wnpskoma.org
    6:00pm
  • Barnstorming Event: Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, Executive Director of Democracy Unlimited and the National Director of Move to Amend, will give a talk on the Constitution as it pertains to Corporate Personhood and illegitimate but legal corporate constitutional rights at a "Move to Amend I-1329" barnstorming event at 6:30pm at Whatcom Community College's Heiner Theater, 237 Kellogg Rd. 920-0981
    6:30pm
  • Day Hikes: Hiking experts Ron C. Judd and Seabury Blair Jr. will answer questions and present the best Northwest day hikes from the brand new editions of their book, Northwest Hiking, at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Entry is free. http://www.villagebooks.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
  • 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
  • The Acheron, Episode 1: Glenn Hergenhahn's five-week serial play, The Acheron, opens this week with 8pm shows Thursday through Saturday at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The "Orwellian romp through the halls of Hades" will feature a new episode each Friday and Saturday through June 7. Tickets are $10 each, or purchase a five-week pass for $35. P.S. Thursday's preview show features refreshments and a 2014/2015 season announcement. http://www.idiomtheater.com
    8:00pm

Friday, May 9, 2014 (7 events)

  • Improv Evolution, Hybrid Show: View never-before-seen "Improv Evolution" shows at 8pm every Friday and Saturday in May at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. At 10pm, "The Hybrid Show" will combine various short and long improv forms. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. http://www.theupfront.com
    8:00pm
  • The Outsiders: Beloved characters such as Pony Boy, Soda Pop, Dallas, and Two Bit come to life when META Performing Arts presents performances of The Outsiders at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Tickets are $16. Additional showings happen May 15-17. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    7:30pm
  • The Mouse That Roared: The Lynden Performing Arts Guild continues its performances of The Mouse That Roared at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front. St. Tickets to the "hilarious, rib-tickling comedy" are $8-$12, and additional shows happen May 15-18. http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Pippin the Musical: Youth ages 12-15 wil present showings of Pippin! The Musical at 7pm Friday, 2pm and 7pm Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. Tickets to the family-friendly show about the heir to the Frankish throne are $10 at the door, or online. http://www.baay.org
    7:00pm
  • 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
  • Jeremy Noet Reception: A reception for Jeremy Noet's "Off the Table and Into the House" exhibit takes place from 6-8pm at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. The works can be seen through May http://www.goodearthpots.com
    6:00pm
  • Go, Dog. Go!: The Neighborhood Playhouse presents the "rollicking, musical free-for-all" known as Go, Dog. Go! at 7pm Friday, and 2pm and 5pm Saturday, at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. Tickets to the dog party are $8-$10 (VIP tix are available for $25) and additional showings happen May 9-10. http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net
    7:00pm

Saturday, May 10, 2014 (20 events)

  • Improv Evolution, Hybrid Show: View never-before-seen "Improv Evolution" shows at 8pm every Friday and Saturday in May at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. At 10pm, "The Hybrid Show" will combine various short and long improv forms. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. http://www.theupfront.com
    8:00pm
  • The Outsiders: Beloved characters such as Pony Boy, Soda Pop, Dallas, and Two Bit come to life when META Performing Arts presents performances of The Outsiders at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Tickets are $16. Additional showings happen May 15-17. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    7:30pm
  • The Mouse That Roared: The Lynden Performing Arts Guild continues its performances of The Mouse That Roared at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front. St. Tickets to the "hilarious, rib-tickling comedy" are $8-$12, and additional shows happen May 15-18. http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Pippin the Musical: Youth ages 12-15 wil present showings of Pippin! The Musical at 7pm Friday, 2pm and 7pm Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. Tickets to the family-friendly show about the heir to the Frankish throne are $10 at the door, or online. http://www.baay.org
    7:00pm
  • Springfest Art Tour: More than 30 artists and artisans will showcase their work at at Blaine's "Springfest Art Tour" from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday at Dakota Creek Winery, Semiahmoo Resort and Spa, Paso del Norte, the Pizza Factory, and Bayside Treasures. Entry to the self-guided tour is free. http://www.blaineharborartgallery.com
    10:00am
  • Camano Island Studio Tour: Peruse a variety of creative spaces and works from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday at the 16th annual Camano Island Studio Tour. the free, self-guided tour features the art of 41 juried artists, three galleries and much more. http://www.camanostudiotour.com
    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
  • Mother’s Day Open House: Bring mom along for a "Mother's Day Open House" happening from 10am-4pm at Morrison Glass Art, 2111 Lincoln St. In addition to being able to peruse a variety of works, there'll be live glassblowing demonstrations and refreshments. Entry is free. http://www.morrisonglassart.com
    10:00am
  • Interfaith Choir Fest: The Interfaith Coalition will host the 15th annual "Choir Fest" at 1pm at the Church of the Assumption, 2116 Cornwall Ave. Each of the 11 participating Whatcom County choirs will sing an individual selection, followed by all the choirs—an estimated 225-plus voices—coming together for two special selections. Entry is by donation. http://www.interfaith-coalition.org
    1:00pm
  • Jim Hume Reception: Jim Hume will be on hand to talk about his diverse work in a variety of mediums from 1-4pm at Artwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Ave. Hume's work is included a "New Works" show on exhibit through May. http://www.artwoodgallery.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
  • One Hat Wonder: A free performance by One Hat Wonder takes place from 6:30-8pm at the Piano Lounge at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. http://www.jansenartcenter.org
    6:30pm
  • Celebrating Song & Youth: The Amadeus Project presents an evening of art songs and arias at a "Celebrating Song and Youth" concert at 7pm at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. Up-and-coming singers Jon Suek, Kristen Swenson, and Andrea Paulson will be joined by pianists Wade Dingman and Kelsey Barnes. Tickets are $5-$15. http://www.theamadeusproject.org
    7:00pm
  • Haynie Opry Concert: Matt Audette and the Circle of Friends Band will debut a new instrumental album at a Haynie Opry performance at 7pm at Blaine's Haynie Grange, 3144 Haynie Rd. Entry is $15 (children 12 and under are free). http://www.thehaynieopry.com
    7:00pm
  • Contra Dance: KGB will play "fiddle tunes infiltrated by foreign agents" at the bimonthly Contra Dance from 7-10:30pm at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. Suggested donation is $8-$10. http://www.bellinghamcountrydance.org
    7:00pm
  • Shrek: Skagit Valley College's Music Department presents showings of the fairytale-based musical known as Shrek starting this weekend at 7:30pm Saturday and 2pm Sunday at Mount Vernon's McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College St. Tickets are $15-$20 and additional showings happen May 16-18. http://www.mcintyrehall.org
    7:30pm
  • Allegra Women’s Ensemble: Listen to a musical tribute to spring's new growth and the beauty of nature when Bellingham Sing's Allegra Women's Ensemble performs at 7:30pm at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 1720 Harris Ave. They'll be joined by BAAY's Celestial Voices girls choir. Suggested donation is $10 at the door. http://www.bellinghamsings.org
    7:30pm
  • The God Box: Antonia Lassar brings her award-winning, one-woman show, The God Box, to Bellingham for a one-night-only performance at a private residence (the details will be divulged by calling the number listed below). The play focuses on the struggle to find faith in a multi-faith world. Tickets are $10 and include a post-show discussion—and cheesecake. (206) 659-2602 or http://www.antonialassar.com
    8:00pm
  • Tango by the Bay: Tocato Tango will provide the soundtrack for USA Dance Bellingham's monthly "Tango by the Bay" from 8-11pm at the Squalicum Yacht Club, 2633 S. Harbor Loop Dr. Singles and beginners are welcome. Entry is $7-$10. 734-5676
    8:00pm
  • Steve Martin, Edie Brickell: A performance by Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, along with Edie Brickell, begins at 8:30pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Although tickets to see the superstar perform songs from his new album, Love Has Come for You, are sold out, there's no rule saying you can't lurk outside the entrance hoping for a no-show. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    8:30pm

 

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