Week of Sunday, July 6, 2014
(111 events)

Sunday, July 6, 2014 (13 events)

  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which has opened back up for the summer season at its headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. (near the Amtrak Station). Upcoming classes and excursions include bioluminescence paddles, introductions to sea kayaking, sunset paddles, dinghy sailing 101, full moon paddles, paddleboarding 101, and more. Boat rentals and storage and moorage are also available. Check the website for times and prices. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    8:00am
  • Loggerodeo: Wood carving competitions, a bluegrass jubilee, pancake breakfasts, a carnival, a beard contest, a grand parade, a logging exhibition, barbecues, a classic car show, arts and crafts, a footrace, a gospel show, auctions, fireworks and much, much more will be part of the "World-Famous Loggerodeo" happening Thursday through Sunday throughout Sedro-Woolley. Many events are free. http://www.loggerodeo.com
    8:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream will play in repertory with the Bard's The Tempest and Cymbeline, and Bill Cain's Equivocation, during the 25th annual "Bard on the Beach" season through Sept. 20 at Vancouver, B.C.'s Vanier Park. Tickets are $33-$47 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    5:00pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: Selections by Bach, Brahms, and Prokofiev can be heard when the Bellingham Festival of Music kicks off this week with a performance by the Bellingham Festival Orchestra at 7:30pm Saturday at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center. Additional concerts happen through July 18 at WWU and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. Prices for various performances range from $12-$45. Season tickets are $242-$319. Free concerts happen at 2pm July 10 and 18 at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening Sunday through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    5:00pm
  • 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
  • Used Book Sale: Head to Lummi Island for the Friends of Island Library Used Book Sale from 1-4pm at the bookish headquarters at 2144 S. Nugent Rd. (directly across from the ferry terminal). The sale continues throughout the summer during library open hours. 305-3600 or http://www.wcls.org
    1:00pm
  • Winter Veggie Planning: Learn more about "Planning & Planting Winter Vegetables" at a workshop at 2pm at Ferndale's Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. This class includes a brief discussion of what grows well in Whatcom County and when to plant your winter garden. Entry is free. 676-6736 or http://www.whatcom.wsu.edu
    2:00pm
  • Fiddlin’ Fox Concert Series: As part of the annual "Fiddlin' Fox" Concert Series, the swinging jazz sounds of the Saltwater Octet can be listened and danced to from 2-5pm at the Fairhaven Village Green, 1207 10th St. The free, family-friendly concerts take place every Sunday through July, and include dance instruction. http://www.fairhaven.com
    2:00pm
  • Writing Group MEeting: Join the Nonfiction & Memoir Writing Group to share your work and offer critiques to other members at 3:15pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The group meets on the first and third Sunday of each month. New members should attend at least two meetings before submitting their own works for critique. http://www.villagebooks.com
    3:15pm
  • Chamber Music Concert: The Guemes Island Chamber Musicians perform the music of Maria Newman, Alfred Newman, and Ravel at 4pm at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. The show will also include an accompanied Mary Pickford silent film. Tickets are $15. http://www.jansenartcenter.org
    4:00pm
  • Betty Pages Anniversary: Celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Betty Pages with Betty Desire and friends starting at 9pm at Rumors Cabaret, 1119 Railroad Ave. Food, booze and a celebration of all things alternative will be part of the fun. http://www.rumorscabaret.com
    9:00pm

Monday, July 7, 2014 (12 events)

  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which has opened back up for the summer season at its headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. (near the Amtrak Station). Upcoming classes and excursions include bioluminescence paddles, introductions to sea kayaking, sunset paddles, dinghy sailing 101, full moon paddles, paddleboarding 101, and more. Boat rentals and storage and moorage are also available. Check the website for times and prices. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    8:00am
  • Neighborhood Playhouse Summer Camps: Kids in 3rd through 5th grade can sign up for the Neighborhood Playhouse's first summer camps of the season, which take place from 10am-2pm Monday through Friday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. In one week, the kids and instructors will take a book—The Reluctant Dragon—and bring it to life onstage, complete with costumes or music. Cost is $195. An additional camp for 6th to 12th-graders, "Camp Comedy," happens during the same time frame. Coming up, a "Theatre on the Range" camp http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net
    10:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream will play in repertory with the Bard's The Tempest and Cymbeline, and Bill Cain's Equivocation, during the 25th annual "Bard on the Beach" season through Sept. 20 at Vancouver, B.C.'s Vanier Park. Tickets are $33-$47 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    5:00pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: Selections by Bach, Brahms, and Prokofiev can be heard when the Bellingham Festival of Music kicks off this week with a performance by the Bellingham Festival Orchestra at 7:30pm Saturday at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center. Additional concerts happen through July 18 at WWU and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. Prices for various performances range from $12-$45. Season tickets are $242-$319. Free concerts happen at 2pm July 10 and 18 at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening Sunday through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    5:00pm
  • YA Book Group: All readers of teen literature can attend a new YA Read! Book Discussion Group at 6pm at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. Tonight's topic of discussion will be Susan Beth Pfeffer's Life As We Knew It. 778-7231
    6:00pm
  • Monday Author Series: As part of a "Literary Elements" author series, Anacortes author William Dietrich will read from his latest Ethan Cage novel, The Three Emperors, at 6pm at the Mount Vernon City Library, 315 Snoqualmie St. The free event kicks off the Adult Summer Reading Program, which will feature a series of eight Monday evening readings highlighting local authors. http://www.mountvernonwa.gov
    6:00pm
  • Travel Talk: "Travel Free & Make Money Doing It" will be the focus of a presentation with national speaker and travel expert Gina Henry from 6-9:30pm at Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Rd. Learn about new career opportunities abroad, how to earn income while on vacation, retire abroad and stretch your retirement dollars, maximize frequent flyer miles, organize trips, teach English at resorts, write articles, shoot photos, volunteer, and more.Entry is $45. http://www.whatcomcommunityed.com
    6:00pm
  • Cooking With Weeds: Learn to identify several common edible weeds that grow in Whatcom County, as well as their nutritional medicinal and culinary benefits, at a "Cooking with Edible Weeds" workshop with Esther Faber from 6:30-8pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Entry is $5. 734-8158 or http://www.communityfood.coop
    6:30pm
  • Nutrition Cookbook Event: Alissa Segersten and Tom Malterre talk about the new revised edition of The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook from 6:30-8pm at the Cordata Community Food Co-op, 315 Westerly Rd. The duo will also answer questions and share light snacks made from the books recipes. Entry is $5. 734-8158 or http://www.communityfood.coop
    6:30pm
  • 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 Ave. Readings start at 8pm. Entry is by donation. http://www.poetrynight.org
    8:00pm
  • Guffawingham: A weekly open mic for comedians, “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 8, 2014 (12 events)

  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which has opened back up for the summer season at its headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. (near the Amtrak Station). Upcoming classes and excursions include bioluminescence paddles, introductions to sea kayaking, sunset paddles, dinghy sailing 101, full moon paddles, paddleboarding 101, and more. Boat rentals and storage and moorage are also available. Check the website for times and prices. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    8:00am
  • Neighborhood Playhouse Summer Camps: Kids in 3rd through 5th grade can sign up for the Neighborhood Playhouse's first summer camps of the season, which take place from 10am-2pm Monday through Friday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. In one week, the kids and instructors will take a book—The Reluctant Dragon—and bring it to life onstage, complete with costumes or music. Cost is $195. An additional camp for 6th to 12th-graders, "Camp Comedy," happens during the same time frame. Coming up, a "Theatre on the Range" camp http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net
    10:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream will play in repertory with the Bard's The Tempest and Cymbeline, and Bill Cain's Equivocation, during the 25th annual "Bard on the Beach" season through Sept. 20 at Vancouver, B.C.'s Vanier Park. Tickets are $33-$47 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    5:00pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: Selections by Bach, Brahms, and Prokofiev can be heard when the Bellingham Festival of Music kicks off this week with a performance by the Bellingham Festival Orchestra at 7:30pm Saturday at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center. Additional concerts happen through July 18 at WWU and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. Prices for various performances range from $12-$45. Season tickets are $242-$319. Free concerts happen at 2pm July 10 and 18 at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening Sunday through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    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
  • Trout Talk: Washington Fly Fishing Club's Letcher Lambuth Award winner Bill Kindler focuses on "A Quest for Native Golden Trout" at a presentation from 1-3pm at Western Washington University's Wilson Library. Light refreshments and tours of the Fly Fishing Collection will be also be offered. Entry is free. http://www.wwu.edu
    1:00pm
  • Printmaking Sampler: Artist Natalie Niblack leads a "Summer Printmaking Sampler" course starting tonight from 6-9pm at Bow's Harmony Fields Farm, 7465 Thomas Rd. The class—which continues July 15, 22 and 29—will explore linocut, woodblock and intaglio prints. The course is open to all levels. Cost is $150. http://www.hfproduce.com
    6:00pm
  • How It’s Made: Attend a "How It's Made: Unexpected Weavings" presentation with Dorothy McGuiness at 6:30pm at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. McGuinness will discuss her unique process of weaving forms and structures through the art of diagonal twill. Entry is $3-$5. http://www.jansenartcenter.org
    6:30pm
  • Raw Feast: Corn chowder, collard wraps, curried crepes and dragon flax crackers will be on the menu at a "Raw Feast" course with registered dietician Sonja Max from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Entry is $35. 383-3200
    6:30pm
  • Summer Pops: Dust off your symphonic instruments and join the Summer Pops Orchestra in some "fun music-making" this month, starting tonight with a rehearsal from 7-8:30pm at Bellingham High School, 2020 Cornwall Ave. BHS orchestra director and Whatcom Symphony Orchestra cellist Nick Strobel will lead the family-friendly gatherings, which will culminate in a short performances at Ferndale's Pioneer Park on Sun., July 27. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    7:00pm
  • Plotting the Novel: Death Stalks Door County author Patricia Skalka leads a free "Plotting the Novel" mini-workshop at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The mystery writer and former writing instructor will how this plotting strategy works and will guide participants in developing a strong, effective beatline for their work. http://www.villagebooks.com or www.patriciaskalka.com
    7:00pm

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 (17 events)

  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which has opened back up for the summer season at its headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. (near the Amtrak Station). Upcoming classes and excursions include bioluminescence paddles, introductions to sea kayaking, sunset paddles, dinghy sailing 101, full moon paddles, paddleboarding 101, and more. Boat rentals and storage and moorage are also available. Check the website for times and prices. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    8:00am
  • Neighborhood Playhouse Summer Camps: Kids in 3rd through 5th grade can sign up for the Neighborhood Playhouse's first summer camps of the season, which take place from 10am-2pm Monday through Friday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. In one week, the kids and instructors will take a book—The Reluctant Dragon—and bring it to life onstage, complete with costumes or music. Cost is $195. An additional camp for 6th to 12th-graders, "Camp Comedy," happens during the same time frame. Coming up, a "Theatre on the Range" camp http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net
    10:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream will play in repertory with the Bard's The Tempest and Cymbeline, and Bill Cain's Equivocation, during the 25th annual "Bard on the Beach" season through Sept. 20 at Vancouver, B.C.'s Vanier Park. Tickets are $33-$47 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    5:00pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: Selections by Bach, Brahms, and Prokofiev can be heard when the Bellingham Festival of Music kicks off this week with a performance by the Bellingham Festival Orchestra at 7:30pm Saturday at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center. Additional concerts happen through July 18 at WWU and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. Prices for various performances range from $12-$45. Season tickets are $242-$319. Free concerts happen at 2pm July 10 and 18 at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening Sunday through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    5:00pm
  • The Music Man: See area youth share their singing and dancing talents when The Music Man shows this week at performances at 7pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at Brown Paper Tickets. http://www.baay.org
    7:00pm
  • Kids Can Cook: Jean Layton, ND, leads a "Kids Can Cook" course from 10am-12pm Wednesday and Thursday at the Cordata Community Food Co-op, 315 Westerly Rd. The hands-on class will give teens ages 13-18 the skills and confidence they need to start cooking. Cost is $49 for both sessions. 734-8158 or http://www.communityfood.coop
    10:00am
  • Wednesday Market: Peruse local fruits and vegetables, diverse handcrafted works and ready-to-eat items when the Bellingham Farmers Market continues its Wednesday Market from 12-5pm at the Fairhaven Village Green, 1207 10th St. (behind Village Books). The market continues weekly through Sept. 24. http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
    12:00pm
  • Second Chapter Book Discussion: Discuss Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca at the 2nd Chapter book discussion group meeting at 2pm at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. Newcomers are welcome. 778-7230
    2:00pm
  • 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
  • Camp Cooking Basics: Equipment, planning, preparation and a few tips and tricks will be part of a "Camp Cooking Basics for Backpackers" clinic at 6pm at REI, 400 36th St. Register in advance for the free course. 647-8955 or http://www.rei.com
    6:00pm
  • Downtown Sounds: The March Fourth Marching Band will headline the kickoff concert for the 10th annual "Downtown Sounds" series from 6-9pm on Bay Street between Woods Coffee and the Pickford Cinema. Galactic Circus Troop opens the show. The free performances continue July 16 (Prime Time Band and the Austermen File), July 23 (Polecat and Hillstomp), July 30 (Publish the Quest and 3 on the Tree), and August 6 (Voyager and the Trees). http://www.downtownbham.wordpress.com
    6:00pm
  • Brews Cruise: Join San Juan Cruises for the weekly "Bellingham Bay BREWers Cruise" leaving at 6:30pm from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. The cruises—which continue every Wednesday through Sept. 24—includes liquid samples from Boundary Bay Brewery and two other Northwest breweries. Entry is $35. Register in advance, as the cruises sell out quickly. http://www.whales.com
    6:30pm
  • Whole New You Mini-Workshop: Unbridled Potential Unlimited's Paul Shepardson leads a mini-workshop focused on "The 15-Day Experiment: 15 Days to the Launch of a Whole New You" at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Entry is free. http://www.villagebooks.com or www.patriciaskalka.com
    7:00pm
  • Bike Repair Workshop: Kent from Jack's Bicycle Center will present a free "Basic Bike Repair & Maintenance" class at 7pm at Sudden Valley's South Whatcom Library, 8 Barn View Court. The all-ages event will include information about on-the-road repairs, such as fixing a flat and adjusting your brakes. There will be time for Q&A. Entry is free. 305-3600 or http://www.wcls.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

Thursday, July 10, 2014 (24 events)

  • Shakespeare Northwest Opening Week: The new Shakespeare Northwest season starts this weekend with showings of Macbeth at 7pm Thursday and Friday, and Much Ado About Nothing at 7pm Saturday at the Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater at Mount Vernon's Rexville Grange, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. The Shakespearean favorites show in repertory through Aug. 16. Tickets are $10-$12. http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Neighborhood Playhouse Summer Camps: Kids in 3rd through 5th grade can sign up for the Neighborhood Playhouse's first summer camps of the season, which take place from 10am-2pm Monday through Friday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. In one week, the kids and instructors will take a book—The Reluctant Dragon—and bring it to life onstage, complete with costumes or music. Cost is $195. An additional camp for 6th to 12th-graders, "Camp Comedy," happens during the same time frame. Coming up, a "Theatre on the Range" camp http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net
    10:00am
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    7:30pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: Selections by Bach, Brahms, and Prokofiev can be heard when the Bellingham Festival of Music kicks off this week with a performance by the Bellingham Festival Orchestra at 7:30pm Saturday at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center. Additional concerts happen through July 18 at WWU and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. Prices for various performances range from $12-$45. Season tickets are $242-$319. Free concerts happen at 2pm July 10 and 18 at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening Sunday through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    5:00pm
  • The Music Man: See area youth share their singing and dancing talents when The Music Man shows this week at performances at 7pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at Brown Paper Tickets. http://www.baay.org
    7:00pm
  • Border Songs: The newly christened Bellingham TheatreWorks concludes the run of its first production, Border Songs, with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. The play is based on area author Jim Lynch's book of the same name about the tensions, struggles, law and lawlessness at the Peace Arch border. Tickets are $15. http://www.bellinghamtheatreworks.org
    7:30pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: Selections by Bach, Brahms, and Prokofiev can be heard when the Bellingham Festival of Music continues this week with performances Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. Prices for various performances range from $12-$45. http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which has opened back up for the summer season at its headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. (near the Amtrak Station). Upcoming classes and excursions include bioluminescence paddles, introductions to sea kayaking, sunset paddles, dinghy sailing 101, full moon paddles, paddleboarding 101, and more. Boat rentals and storage and moorage are also available. Check the website for times and prices. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    8:00am
  • Lynden Farmers Market: Procure fresh, seasonal fare from local farmers at the Lynden Farmers Market, which happens from 12-5pm every Thursday through Oct. 30 at 324 Front St. http://www.lyndenfarmersmarket.com
    12:00pm
  • DVSAS Golf Classic: The 7th annual "DVSAS Charity Golf Classic" begins at 1pm at the Bellingham Golf & Country Club, 3729 Meridian St. Entry is $125 per player or $500 per team, and is open to all skill levels. Funds raised benefit Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services. http://www.dvsas.org
    1:00pm
  • FOM Free Concert Series: Chamber concerts played by musicians from the Bellingham Festival of Music orchestra happen at 2pm today and again Fri., July 18 at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. The performances are free and open to the public. http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    2:00pm
  • Bard on the Beach: William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream will play in repertory with the Bard's The Tempest and Cymbeline, and Bill Cain's Equivocation, during the 25th annual "Bard on the Beach" season through Sept. 20 at Vancouver, B.C.'s Vanier Park. Tickets are $33-$47 (Canadian). http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    5:00pm
  • Eliminate Excuses: Bellingham Tennis Club and Fairhaven Fitness owner and manager Robin Robertson will give an "How to Eliminate the Excuses" presentation at 5:30pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Robertson will help show the reasons why exercise is important and offer a few simple exercises. The free presentation is based on ideas from Todd Durkin's book, The Impact Body Plan. http://www.villagebooks.com or www.fairhaven.com
    5:30pm
  • History Cruise: Longtime historian Brian Griffin will be the knowledgable narrator when the Whatcom Museum of History & Art presents its first "History Sunset Cruise" of the season at 5:30pm at Island Mariner Cruises, 2621 S. Harbor Loop Dr. Tickets to the Bellingham-Bay focused excursion are $30-$35; additional cruises happen Thursdays through Aug. 21. http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    5:30pm
  • Elizabeth Park Concert Series: As part of an annual season of Thursday night summer concerts, traditional jazz and swing will be on the musical menu when the Clearbrook Dixieland Band performs from 6-8pm at Elizabeth Park. The free concerts continue every Thursday through Aug. 28. http://www.cob.org
    6:00pm
  • Family Trail Series: Bring the kids along when you show up for the first of the Greater Bellingham Running Club's "Short & Sweet GBRC Family Trail Series" run at 6pm at the dog park area at Lake Padden, 4882 Samish Way. The free 2.5K (kids) and 5K (adults) runs occur on a weekly basis through Aug. 14 at Lake Padden and Whatcom Falls Park. Organizers say "this is a great way to try trail racing for the first time, introduce kids to the fun, or hone your speed with fellow runners." http://www.gbrc.net
    6:00pm
  • Cookbook Reboot: Alissa Segersten and Tom Malterre celebrate the release of their revised edition of The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook from 6:30-8pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. They'll also answer questions and share light snacks from the book's recipes. Entry is $5. 734-8158 or http://www.communityfood.coop
    6:30pm
  • Farm Dinner: A "Crops to Cuisine" Farm Dinner helmed by Chef Cinnamon Berg of Crave Catering begins at 6:30pm at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian. The Whatcom-sourced courses will be paired with BelleWood spirits and Coach House Cellar wines. Entry is $79. http://www.bellewoodfarms.com
    6:30pm
  • Harnessed to the Pole: Bellingham-based poet and author Sheila Nickerson shares stories from Harnessed to the Pole: Sled Dogs in Service to American Explorers of the Arctic, 1853-1909 at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. iThe book is a unique study of the nineteenth-century sledge dogs that led American explorers to the North Pole. 671-2626
    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
  • Betty Desire Show: Bellingham's favorite drag queen will take the stage for a "Pride in the 'Ham Betty Desire Show" at 10pm at Rumors Cabaret, 1119 Railroad Ave. The songs and games will unofficially kick off the upcoming Bellingham Pride weekend. http://www.rumorscabaret.com
    10:00pm

Friday, July 11, 2014 (22 events)

  • Shakespeare Northwest Opening Week: The new Shakespeare Northwest season starts this weekend with showings of Macbeth at 7pm Thursday and Friday, and Much Ado About Nothing at 7pm Saturday at the Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater at Mount Vernon's Rexville Grange, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. The Shakespearean favorites show in repertory through Aug. 16. Tickets are $10-$12. http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Neighborhood Playhouse Summer Camps: Kids in 3rd through 5th grade can sign up for the Neighborhood Playhouse's first summer camps of the season, which take place from 10am-2pm Monday through Friday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. In one week, the kids and instructors will take a book—The Reluctant Dragon—and bring it to life onstage, complete with costumes or music. Cost is $195. An additional camp for 6th to 12th-graders, "Camp Comedy," happens during the same time frame. Coming up, a "Theatre on the Range" camp http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net
    10:00am
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    7:30pm
  • Sin & Gin Tour: The Good Time Girls host a "Sin & Gin Tour" tonight at 7pm starting at the Bureau of Historical Investigation, 217 W. Holly St. The walking tours—which continue Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 28 in downtown Bellingham and historic Fairhaven—feature stories about Bellingham's sometimes salacious past. Entry is $15-$19. http://www.thebureaubellingham.com
    7:00pm
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening Sunday through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    5:00pm
  • The Music Man: See area youth share their singing and dancing talents when The Music Man shows this week at performances at 7pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at Brown Paper Tickets. http://www.baay.org
    7:00pm
  • Border Songs: The newly christened Bellingham TheatreWorks concludes the run of its first production, Border Songs, with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. The play is based on area author Jim Lynch's book of the same name about the tensions, struggles, law and lawlessness at the Peace Arch border. Tickets are $15. http://www.bellinghamtheatreworks.org
    7:30pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: Selections by Bach, Brahms, and Prokofiev can be heard when the Bellingham Festival of Music continues this week with performances Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. Prices for various performances range from $12-$45. http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which has opened back up for the summer season at its headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. (near the Amtrak Station). Upcoming classes and excursions include bioluminescence paddles, introductions to sea kayaking, sunset paddles, dinghy sailing 101, full moon paddles, paddleboarding 101, and more. Boat rentals and storage and moorage are also available. Check the website for times and prices. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    8:00am
  • Used Book Sale: Find something for everyone at a Used Book Sale from 10am-5pm Friday and Saturday behind People's Bank across from the Everson McBeath Public Library, 104 Kirsh Dr. http://www.wcls.org
    10:00am
  • Haynie Opry Concert: The Haynie Opry will present tribute shows to the late George Jones at 7pm Friday and Saturday at Custer's Haynie Grange, 3314 Haynie Rd. The show will take listeners from Jones' early hit, to duets he covered with Tammy Wynette, and finish with a re-creation of Jones. Matt Audette and the Circle of Friends Band will play Jones and his bandmates, and Wynette will be covered by Vicki Jo Bock. Tickets are $20. http://www.thehaynieopry.com
    7:00pm
  • Everson Summer Festival: A book sale, food vendors, barbecues, basketball and softball tournaments, a parade, games for kids, a "Run Like a Girl" 5K fun run, a horseshoe tournaments and potluck dinner, a show-and-shine, live music and more will be part of the Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival happening Friday through Sunday throughout Everson. Many events are free. http://www.eversonnooksackchamber.org
    8:00am
  • Everson Summer Festival: A book sale, food vendors, barbecues, basketball and softball tournaments, a parade, games for kids, a "Run Like a Girl" 5K fun run, a horseshoe tournaments and potluck dinner, a show-and-shine, live music and more will be part of the Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival happening Friday through Sunday throughout Everson. Many events are free. http://www.eversonnooksackchamber.org
    8:00am
  • Wild Things: Kids, adults and adventurers can join Wild Whatcom Walks for "Wild Things" excursions from 9:30-11am every Friday in July at North Lake Whatcom Park. Entry is $5. http://www.wildwhatcom.org
    9:30am
  • Cemetery Tour: "The Good, the Bad and the Unknown" will be the focus of a tour presented by the City of Bellingham at 1pm at Bayview Cemetery, 1420 Woburn St. Admission is free, but reservations are required. 778-7150 or http://www.bayviewcemetery.com
    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
  • Art Walk: Honey Salon, the Federal Building, Ragfinery, Allied Arts, Bayou on Bay, Bay Street Village, the Bureau of Historical Investigation, CFI North Sound Center for Independence, Fourth Corner Frames, the Pickford Dreamspace Studios, Seifet & Jones, Make.Shift, Ohio Street Workstudios, Lulu, the Leopold and more will take part in the monthly Art Walk from 6-10pm throughout downtown Bellingham. The Whatcom Art Guild and Uptown Arts will also host open houses from 6-8pm at the Bellwether Gate http://www.downtownbham.wordpress.com
    6:00pm
  • Without a Clue: Career journalist and author David Perry Snelling reads from his new mystery novel, Without a Clue, at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. http://www.villagebooks.com
    7:00pm
  • Jay Owenouse Dare to Believe Tour: Renowned magician and lion tamer Jay Owenhouse brings his "Dare to Believe" tour to Bellingham for an 8pm show at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. In addition to seeing other audience members float in mid-air, get sawed in half and predict the future, those in attendance will see Owenhouse's Bengal tigers do their thing. Tickets are $30-$72. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    8:00pm
  • Blind Boys of Alabama: The Grammy Award-winning gospel and soul sounds of the Blind Boys of Alabama can be heard at an 8pm concert in Mount Vernon at the Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. The concert will feature music by the celebrated ensemble's latest album, I'll Find a Way. Tickets are $30-$55. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    8:00pm
  • Hellingham: A killer is on the loose, and three townspeople will die at the hands of the nefarious citizen. Problem is, nobody knowns who exactly it is. Find out more when the improvised murder mystery known as "Hellingham" returns for a spooky summertime run at 9pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door and additional showings happen July 18-19. Please note that new hours are in effect—meaning there'll be just one show on weekends through http://www.theupfront.com
    9:00pm
  • Despicable Me 2 Drive-In: Re-live an experience not seen in Bellingham since the closing of the Samish Twin in 2004 when the Birchwood neighborhood hosts a drive-in viewing of Despicable Me 2 at dusk at the Park Manor parking lot in front of Big Lots and Albertsons (on the corner of Birchwood and Northwest). The lot will open for parking at 8pm. Back to the Future shows on Fri., Aug. 11. Both events are free and open to the public. http://www.birchwoodneighborhood.org
    9:00pm

Saturday, July 12, 2014 (34 events)

  • Shakespeare Northwest Opening Week: The new Shakespeare Northwest season starts this weekend with showings of Macbeth at 7pm Thursday and Friday, and Much Ado About Nothing at 7pm Saturday at the Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater at Mount Vernon's Rexville Grange, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. The Shakespearean favorites show in repertory through Aug. 16. Tickets are $10-$12. http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Tour of Private Gardens: Get a sneak peek at six amazing green spaces at the Whatcom Horticultural Society's 28th annual "Tour of Private Gardens" from 11am-5pm Saturday and Sunday throughout Bellingham. Entry is $15-$18 in advance, and $18-$22 at the event. http://www.whatcomhortsociety.org
    11:00am
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    7:30pm
  • Sin & Gin Tour: The Good Time Girls host a "Sin & Gin Tour" tonight at 7pm starting at the Bureau of Historical Investigation, 217 W. Holly St. The walking tours—which continue Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 28 in downtown Bellingham and historic Fairhaven—feature stories about Bellingham's sometimes salacious past. Entry is $15-$19. http://www.thebureaubellingham.com
    7:00pm
  • Drayton Harbor Music Festival: Faculty and guest artist concerts, student concerts, a "Big Band Benefit," a week of workshops, an art show and much more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival (formerly the Blaine Jazz Festival) happening Sunday through Saturday at a variety of venues in Blaine. Most events are free and open to the public. See a full schedule of events at the website listed here. http://www.draytonharbormusic.org
    5:00pm
  • The Music Man: See area youth share their singing and dancing talents when The Music Man shows this week at performances at 7pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at Brown Paper Tickets. http://www.baay.org
    7:00pm
  • Border Songs: The newly christened Bellingham TheatreWorks concludes the run of its first production, Border Songs, with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. The play is based on area author Jim Lynch's book of the same name about the tensions, struggles, law and lawlessness at the Peace Arch border. Tickets are $15. http://www.bellinghamtheatreworks.org
    7:30pm
  • Bellingham Festival of Music: Selections by Bach, Brahms, and Prokofiev can be heard when the Bellingham Festival of Music continues this week with performances Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. Prices for various performances range from $12-$45. http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
    7:30pm
  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which has opened back up for the summer season at its headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. (near the Amtrak Station). Upcoming classes and excursions include bioluminescence paddles, introductions to sea kayaking, sunset paddles, dinghy sailing 101, full moon paddles, paddleboarding 101, and more. Boat rentals and storage and moorage are also available. Check the website for times and prices. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    8:00am
  • Used Book Sale: Find something for everyone at a Used Book Sale from 10am-5pm Friday and Saturday behind People's Bank across from the Everson McBeath Public Library, 104 Kirsh Dr. http://www.wcls.org
    10:00am
  • Haynie Opry Concert: The Haynie Opry will present tribute shows to the late George Jones at 7pm Friday and Saturday at Custer's Haynie Grange, 3314 Haynie Rd. The show will take listeners from Jones' early hit, to duets he covered with Tammy Wynette, and finish with a re-creation of Jones. Matt Audette and the Circle of Friends Band will play Jones and his bandmates, and Wynette will be covered by Vicki Jo Bock. Tickets are $20. http://www.thehaynieopry.com
    7:00pm
  • Everson Summer Festival: A book sale, food vendors, barbecues, basketball and softball tournaments, a parade, games for kids, a "Run Like a Girl" 5K fun run, a horseshoe tournaments and potluck dinner, a show-and-shine, live music and more will be part of the Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival happening Friday through Sunday throughout Everson. Many events are free. http://www.eversonnooksackchamber.org
    8:00am
  • Everson Summer Festival: A book sale, food vendors, barbecues, basketball and softball tournaments, a parade, games for kids, a "Run Like a Girl" 5K fun run, a horseshoe tournaments and potluck dinner, a show-and-shine, live music and more will be part of the Everson-Nooksack Summer Festival happening Friday through Sunday throughout Everson. Many events are free. http://www.eversonnooksackchamber.org
    8:00am
  • Skagit Valley Highland Games: Scottish athletic competitions, sheepdog trials, fiddling and bagpipe performances and games, dancing, a beer and whisky garden, events for kids, food and more will be part of the 20th annual Skagit Valley Highland Games happening from 9am-9pm Saturday and 9am-5pm Sunday at Mount Vernon's Edgewater Park, 600 Behrens Millett Rd. Entry is $7-$13 (weekend passes are also available). http://www.celticarts.org
    9:00am
  • Art by the Bay: More than 100 artists and artisans from around the region will show and sell their work at Stanwood Camano Art Guild's annual "Art by the Bay" from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday at the Stanwood Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Hwy. There'll also be live music, and food available for purchase. Entry to the exhibit is free.
    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
  • Chuckanut Foot Race: The Greater Bellingham Running Club hosts the 47th annual Chuckanut Food Race starting at 9am at Bellingham's Marine Park and ending at Larrabee State Park on Chuckanut Drive. Entry to the point-to-point, seven-mile trail race is $30-$35. http://www.gbrc.net
    9:00am
  • Anacortes Farmers Market: Attend the Anacortes Farmers Market from 9am-2pm at the town's Depot Arts Center, 611 R Ave. The market continues every Saturday through October. http://www.anacortesfarmersmarket.org
    9:00am
  • Family Tennis: A "USTA Family Friendly Tennis" gathering happens from 9:30-11am every Saturday through Aug. 16 at Cornwall Park, 3424 Meridian St. No tennis experience is necessary. Please register in advance. http://www.pnw.usta.com
    9:30am
  • Community Meal: All are welcome at the bimonthly Community Meal happening from 10am-12pm at the United Church of Ferndale, 2034 Washington St. Entry is free. 714-9029
    10:00am
  • Low Tide Exploration: Join Whatcom Land Trust staff and volunteers for a "Low Tide Exploration" from 10am-2pm near Point Roberts at Lily Point Marine Reserve. Docents and naturalists will be on hand to answer your questions. P.S. Passports or enhanced licenses are required. Entry is free. http://www.whatcomlandtrust.org
    10:00am
  • Ferndale Public Market: Drop by the Ferndale Public Market from 10am-3pm at the city's Centennial River Walk, 5667 First Ave. The market continues Saturdays through the summer. http://www.ferndalepublicmarket.org
    10:00am
  • Bellingham Farmers Market: Attend the weekly Bellingham Farmers Market from 10am-3pm every Saturday through Dec. 20 at the Depot Market Square, 1000 Railroad Ave. http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
    10:00am
  • Jazz Arts Fair: As part of the grand finale of the Drayton Harbor Music Festival in Blaine, local artists and crafters will show their work at a "Jazz Arts Fair" from 10am-4pm at 728 Peace Portal Dr. Live music will accompany the event. http://www.blainechamber.com
    10:00am
  • Shellfest 2014: The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Washington State Parks Foundation invite the public to attend ShellFest 2014 from 11am-3pm at Birch Bay State Park, 5105 Helwig Rd. The day will include exhibits, food, low-tide walks guided by local experts and education about restoring and protecting shellfish beds in Puget Sound. A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to the park on event day. Entry is free. (206) 437-6086 or http://www.wsfp.org
    11:00am
  • Bellingham Pride: A "Pride Family" Picnic kicks off the official celebration for Bellingham Pride starting at noon Saturday at Bloedel Donovan Park, 2214 Electric Ave. That night, there'll also be an all-ages B-Proud Dance from 8-11pm at Bloedel. The annual ISCEE Pride Drag Show begins at 7:30pm at Rumors Cabaret, followed by the annual Pride Party from 10am-2pm. On Sunday, attend the annual Pride Parade at noon along Cornwall Avenue, and a Pride Festival from 12-4pm at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad http://www.bhampride.org
    12:00pm
  • Brewery Tour: Get a look at how beer is made—and sample some of it—at the monthly Brewery Tour at noon at Chuckanut Brewery, 601 W. Holly St. Entry is free for the first summer tour. Sign up in the kitchen before the tour starts. http://www.chuckanutbreweryandkitchen.com
    12:00pm
  • Everson Walking Tour: As part of the Everson Summer Festival, join local historian Jim Berg for a Historical Walking Tour starting at 1:15pm at the Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Dr. Entry is free, and open to all ages. 305-3600
    1:15pm
  • Ferry Boat Dance: Join the Skagit-Anacortes Folk Dancers and Bellingham for a "Ferry Boat Folk Dance" leaving at 2pm from the Anacortes Ferry Terminal, 2100 Ferry Terminal Rd. Music will be provided by the Toad Mountain Ramblers, and there'll be a finger-food potluck. Ferry costs are $6.45 for seniors and youth, and $12.95 for adults. Parking is $10. P.S. You'll be back in Anacortes at 4:50pm. http://www.skagitfolkdancers.org
    2:00pm
  • Bluegrass Bash: Listen and dance to traditional bluegrass music by JD Hobson and Rattletrap Ruckus as part of Animals as Natural Therapy's annual fundraising Bluegrass Bash from 2-8pm at Windy Acres Farm, 721 Van Wyck Rd. There'll also be barbecue items, animal encounters, activities and games for all ages, raffle prizes and more. Entry is $10-$20. http://www.animalsasnaturaltherapy.org
    2:00pm
  • Sunnyland Stomp: Sample everything from art to artisan food samples when 25 temporary galleries—many in people's backyards—open up as part of the sixth annual "Sunnyland Stomp" from 4-9pm throughout the Sunnyland neighborhood. The free, self-guided tour includes a chicken race, live music by a variety of local musicians, the unveiling of a giant chicken named Miss Velveeta Jones, activities for both kids and adults, and much, much more. http://www.sunnylandstomp.com
    4:00pm
  • 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
  • Summer Music Series: Soak up the reggae-inspired sounds of Adrian Xavier at an outdoor summer music series concert from 6-8:30pm at the Heart of Anacortes, 1014 4th St. Concerts happen on a weekly basis through September 14. Tickets are $8 at the door. http://www.theheartofanacortes.com
    6:00pm
  • Wisdom of the Shire: Area author Noble Smith will talk about what humans can learn from Hobbits and read from The Wisdom of the Shire at 7:30pm at the Lummi Island Library, 2144 S. Nugent Rd. Smith ill also read from Spartans at the Gates, the forthcoming second book in his Warrior Trilogy. 305-3600
    7:30pm

 

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