Week of Sunday, July 27, 2014
(113 events)

Sunday, July 27, 2014 (17 events)

  • Whatcom Old Settlers Picnic: The 119th annual Whatcom Old Settlers' Picnic takes place from 12-9pm Thursday, 12pm-11pm Friday, 9am-10pm Saturday, and 12-4pm Sunday at Ferndale's Pioneer Park, 2004 Cherry St. Celebrating the rich history of the area and the people who call it home, the weekend-long event features live music, a fun run/walk, parades, a classic car show, local food and craft vendors, a barn dance, open tours of the historic park, a beer garden and more. http://www.whatcomoldsettlers.com
    12:00pm
  • 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
  • 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
    12:00pm
  • MBT’s Summer Repertory Theatre: The Mount Baker Theatre's Summer Repertory Theatre continues this week with showings of Lanford Wilson's comedy/drama Talley's Folly, Neil Simon's comedic Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Becky's New Car, by Steven Dietz, at the MBT's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The three plays show in repertory at 7:30pm on weekdays and 3pm Sundays through Aug. 10. Tickets are $12.50-$25. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Big Book Sale: In advance of moving to a bigger location, attend a "BIG Book Sale" from 10am-6pm Friday and Saturday and 1-5pm Sunday at the Ferndale Public Library at the Pioneer Pavilion, 2007 Cherry St. Books for all ages and interests will be available. http://www.wcls.org
    10:00am
  • Chuckanut Mountain Marathon: As part of the Bellingham Trail Running Series, sign up for the Chuckanut Mountain Marathon and Half-Marathon, which begins at 7am at the Lost Lake parking area (on Chuckanut Drive). Entry is $59-$99. A post-race party happens at Larrabee State Park. http://www.bellinghamtrail.com
    7:00am
  • 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
  • Fundraising Sale: Bellingham Repertory Dance will host its annual yard sale to raise funs for the season's coming performances from 8am-1pm at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. http://www.bhamrep.org
    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
  • Running & Archery: Novice and competitive categories will be part of the new Northwest Run-Archery Classic taking place today at 9am the Custer Sportsmen's Club west of Ferndale. Cost is $35-$45. The event will raise money for Girls on the Run and the national Archery in the Schools Program. http://www.nwrunarcheryclassic.com
    9:00am
  • Paws and Claws Expo: The Alternative Humane Society will host its 6th annual "Paws and Claws" Expo from 10am-4pm at Bloedel Donovan Park, 2214 Electric Ave. Games, demos, pet portraits, entertainment and booths by a variety of vendors will be part of the fun. Attendees can also visit with dogs that are up for adoption and learn about the process. Entry is free. Leashed pets are welcome. http://www.alternativehumanesociety.org
    10:00am
  • Summer Ride: As part of Everybody Bike's Summer Rides series, attend at "Lights! Camera! Bicycles!" excursion from 1-3pm starting at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building, 205 Flora St. Dress as your favorite movie character for a ride along historic trolley routes in downtown Bellingham, and end the fun with a special viewing of "The Art of Genre: Posters from Hollywood's Golden Age" exhibit. Entry is $3; no registration is required. http://www.everybodybike.com
    1:00pm
  • Fiddlin’ Fox Concert Series: The final "Fiddlin' Fox" concert of the season features the Latin beat tunes of Alma Villegas from 2-5pm at the Fairhaven Village Green, 1207 10th St. The free, family-friendly concert includes dance instruction. http://www.fairhaven.com
    2:00pm
  • Brewers by the Bay: Bellingham Bay Rotary will host the eighth annual "Brewers by the Bay" from 2-5pm at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. Tickets are $25-$30 and include five tastes from 80 different microbrews, a commemorative glass, burgers and hot dogs and live music. http://www.bellinghambayrotary.com
    2:00pm
  • Fun With Tie-Dye: Sign up for a "Fun with Tie Dye and Shibori" course happening today from 3-5pm at the Community Enrichment Center at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2117 Walnut St. Bring natural materials to day, and your creativity. Entry is $25. http://www.enrichmentstpauls.org
    3:00pm
  • Biking Uphill: Seattle-based author Arleen Williams reads from Biking Uphill at 4pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The tome is the second in Williams' Alki Trilogy. http://www.villagebooks.com
    4:00pm
  • Cheryl Bentyne: Grammy-winning singer and longtime Manhattan Transfer member Cheryl Bentyne returns to her hometown for a concert at 5:30pm at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 701 S. First St. A VIP reception begins at 3:30pm. Tickets are $20 for the concert only, and $50 for VIP entry. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    5:30pm

Monday, July 28, 2014 (9 events)

  • 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
  • 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
    12:00pm
  • MBT’s Summer Repertory Theatre: The Mount Baker Theatre's Summer Repertory Theatre continues this week with showings of Lanford Wilson's comedy/drama Talley's Folly, Neil Simon's comedic Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Becky's New Car, by Steven Dietz, at the MBT's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The three plays show in repertory at 7:30pm on weekdays and 3pm Sundays through Aug. 10. Tickets are $12.50-$25. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Biking Adventures: Longtime bicyclist and world traveler Heather Anderson shares stories from her memoir, I Never Intended to Be Brave: A Woman's Bicycle Journey Through Southern Africa, at 6pm at REI, 400 36th St. At the free event, Anderson will share her story about following her dream despite society and nearly everyone she loved questioning her safety—and sanity. Please register in advance. 647-8955 or http://www.rei.com
    6:00pm
  • Monday Author Series: As part of a "Literary Elements" adult summer reading author series, Tom Kelley reads from Cold Crossover and its upcoming sequel, Hovering Above a Homicide, at 6pm at the Mount Vernon City Library, 315 Snoqualmie St. Entry is free. http://www.mountvernonwa.gov
    6:00pm
  • Open Mic: Published and unpublished writers can share stories, poems and essays at a monthly Open Mic hosted by local writer and teacher Laurel Leigh at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Sign up at the main counter on the first floor or call the number listed here. 671-2626
    7:00pm
  • Ferndale Book Group: The Ferndale Friends Book Club will meet to discuss Chris Bohjalian's The Sandcastle Girls from 7-9pm at the Ferndale Library, 2007 Cherry St. All are welcome. http://www.wcls.org
    7:00pm
  • Poetrynight: Those looking to share their verse as part of Poetrynight can sign up at 7:30pm at the Bellingham Alternative Library, 1417 Railroad 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 29, 2014 (5 events)

  • 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
  • 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
    12:00pm
  • MBT’s Summer Repertory Theatre: The Mount Baker Theatre's Summer Repertory Theatre continues this week with showings of Lanford Wilson's comedy/drama Talley's Folly, Neil Simon's comedic Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Becky's New Car, by Steven Dietz, at the MBT's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The three plays show in repertory at 7:30pm on weekdays and 3pm Sundays through Aug. 10. Tickets are $12.50-$25. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • 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
  • Woodstock Work Party: Spread mulch, pull invasives and plant a few things at a work party from 6:30-8:30pm at Woodstock Farm on Chuckanut Drive. There's no onsite parking, so park at the North Chuckanut Mountain Trailhead and walk or bike to the farm. 778-7105 or http://www.cob.org
    6:30pm

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (17 events)

  • Tractor and Machinery Show: The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association hosts its 43rd annual Tractor and Machinery Show from 8am-8pm Wednesday through Saturday at Lynden's Berthusen Park, 9937 Berthusen Rd. A swap meet, lawnmower pulling, tractor races, a threshing bee, wood planer demos, an equipment parade, demos and more will be part of the fun. Entry is $5-$7. http://www.psatma.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
  • 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
    12:00pm
  • MBT’s Summer Repertory Theatre: The Mount Baker Theatre's Summer Repertory Theatre continues this week with showings of Lanford Wilson's comedy/drama Talley's Folly, Neil Simon's comedic Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Becky's New Car, by Steven Dietz, at the MBT's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The three plays show in repertory at 7:30pm on weekdays and 3pm Sundays through Aug. 10. Tickets are $12.50-$25. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which is open 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
    10:00am
  • Noontime Concert Series: City Hall will perform at a free noontime concert at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center Plaza. http://www.wwu.edu
    12:00pm
  • 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
  • Wednesday Walking Group: Adults 45 and older are invited to join a Bellingham Evening Walking Group starting at 5:30pm at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St. 733-4030 or http://www.wccoa.org
    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
  • Downtown Sounds: Publish the Quest and 3 on the Tree will perform as part of the 10th annual "Downtown Sounds" series from 6-9pm on Bay Street between Woods Coffee and the Pickford Cinema. The free performances conclude August 6 with 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
  • Berries Times Three: Sorbets, tarts, tiramisu and other treats utilizing local berries will be the focus of a "Berries, Berries, Berries" course with Cindy McKinney from 6:30-8:30pm at the Community Enrichment Center at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2117 Walnut St. Cost is $32. 733-2890 or http://www.enrichmentstpauls.org
    6:30pm
  • Farm Fresh: Chef Robert Fong helms a "Fresh from the Farmers Market" course from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Italian caponata, zucchini stuffed with leeks and mushrooms and spot shrimp salad with berries and greens will be on the menu. Entry is $39. 383-3200
    6:30pm
  • Waking Up Dying: Robert Duke reads and shares stories from his memoir, Waking Up Dying: Caregiving When There Is No Tomorrow, at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The book focuses on the day-to-day successes and failures of navigating American healthcare. 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
  • Brass Monkey Theater Club: iew six short one-act plays about "something unexpected" at the inaugural Brass Monkey Theater Club series at 8pm at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The first edition will feature plays directed by Bryce Hamilton, Erin Moore, Madeleine Easton, Shu-Ling Hergenhahn Zhao, Glenn Hergenhahn-Zhao, and Ben Eisner. Tonight's show is free, and an additional performance takes place Sat., Aug. 2. The series will continue throughout the upcoming season, with the themes of revenge, prophecy, magic, http://www.idiomtheater.com
    8:00pm

Thursday, July 31, 2014 (26 events)

  • Tractor and Machinery Show: The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association hosts its 43rd annual Tractor and Machinery Show from 8am-8pm Wednesday through Saturday at Lynden's Berthusen Park, 9937 Berthusen Rd. A swap meet, lawnmower pulling, tractor races, a threshing bee, wood planer demos, an equipment parade, demos and more will be part of the fun. Entry is $5-$7. http://www.psatma.com
    8:00am
  • Repertory West Dance Ensemble: Choreography by Western Washington University faculty—including Nolan Dennett, Susan Haines, Penny Hutchinson, and Pam Kuntz—and a variety of performances by selected dancers from the WWU dance program can be seen at Repertory West Dance Ensemble performances at 7:30pm Thursday and Friday at the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. Tickets are $5-$10. 650-6146 or ww.tickets.wwu.edu
    7:30pm
  • Whidbey Island Fair: Games, music, exhibits, rides, food and much more will be part of the Whidbey Island Fair happening from 9:30am-10pm Thursday, 9:30am-10:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 9:30am-7pm Sunday in Langley at 819 Camano Ave. Entry is $5-$8 daily or $15-$25 for the "season." http://www.whidbeyislandfair.com
    9:30am
  • MBT’s Summer Repertory Theatre: The Mount Baker Theatre's Summer Repertory Theatre continues this week with showings of Lanford Wilson's comedy/drama Talley's Folly, Neil Simon's comedic Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Becky's New Car, by Steven Dietz, at the MBT's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The three plays show in repertory at 7:30pm on weekdays and 3pm Sundays through Aug. 10. Tickets are $12.50-$25. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which is open 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
    10:00am
  • Lend Me a Tenor: The madcap, screwball comedy about a series of misadventures at an opera company, Lend Me A Tenor, continues this week with 7:30pm shows Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave. Tickets are $20 and additional performances happen through Aug. 16. http://www.acttheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Shakespeare Northwest: The summer season of Shakespeare Northwest continues this weekend with showings of Much Ado About Nothing at 7pm Thursday and Saturday, and Macbeth at 2pm Sunday, at the Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater at Mount Vernon's Rexville Grange, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. Tickets are $10-$12. Additional showings of the Bard's classics happen through Aug. 17. http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Whidbey Island Fair: Games, music, exhibits, rides, food and much more will be part of the Whidbey Island Fair happening from 9:30am-10pm Thursday, 9:30am-10:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 9:30am-7pm Sunday in Langley at 819 Camano Ave. Entry is $5-$8 daily or $15-$25 for the "season." http://www.whidbeyislandfair.com
    9:30am
  • Mark Twain in Fairhaven: Local playwright and historian John Lenz's Mark Twain in Fairhaven: A Musical Tall Tale— loosely based on Twain's visit to Fairhaven in 1895—returns to Bellingham this week with showings at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. Tickets are $8-$12 and additional showings happen through Aug. 17. http://www.villagebooks.com
    7:30pm
  • MBT’s Summer Repertory Theatre: The Mount Baker Theatre's Summer Repertory Theatre continues this week with showings of Lanford Wilson's comedy/drama Talley's Folly, Neil Simon's comedic Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Becky's New Car, by Steven Dietz, at the MBT's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The three plays show in repertory at 7:30pm on weekdays and 3pm Sundays through Aug. 10. Tickets are $12.50-$25. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • 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
    12:00pm
  • 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
  • First Thursday Art Walk: As part of the monthly First Thursday Art Walk happening from 5-8pm throughout downtown Mount Vernon, attend a "Community Hang-Up" at the Front Gallery, 420 Myrtle St. The non-juried exhibit features paintings, drawings, sculpture, fiber, prints, photography, ceramics and mixed-media. See it through August. http://www.mountvernondowntown.org
    1:18pm
  • Future of Business Speaker Series: Aaron Fairchild of Green Canopy Homes will be the featured guest at Sustainable Connections' "Future of Business" Speaker Series from 4-7pm at the Squalicum Boathouse, 2600 Harbor Loop Dr. Fairchild will discuss how his team incorporates a triple bottom line theory in their work rebuilding Seattle homes with green materials. Entry is $50-$55. http://www.sustainableconnections.org
    4:00pm
  • Caprina and Snyder: Jazz musicians Anissa Caprina and Erik Snyder will perform at a free concert from 5:30-7:30pm in the piano lounge at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. http://www.jansenartcenter.org
    5:30pm
  • History Cruise: Longtime historian Brian Griffin will be the knowledgable narrator when the Whatcom Museum of History & Art continues its "History Sunset Cruise" 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
  • Traverse Preview: Get a chance to explore the little-known trails of the 100 Acre Woods in a guided group run leaving at 5:40pm at Fairhaven Runners, 1209 11th St. Bellingham Traverse race representatives will be on hand to lead the way for a trial run of the Traverse trail run route, and Asics and Ultimate Direction will be on hand with shoe, pack and hydration demos to take on the run. Entry is free. http://www.fairhavenrunners.com
    5:40pm
  • Elizabeth Park Concert Series: Maggie's Fury brings melodic Celtic folk-rock to the stage to listen and dance to from 6-8pm at Bellingham's Elizabeth Park. The free concerts continue every Thursday through Aug. 28. http://www.cob.org
    6:00pm
  • Party with Waldo: Wrap up the monthlong "Find Waldo" program at a celebration at 6pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Games, prizes, treats and more will be part of the free fun. Wear red stripes and glasses, and prepare to have a good time (and search for a real-life Waldo). 671-2626
    6:00pm
  • Pies & Pints: Celebrate Fifth Thursday with a beer and pie-pairing party dubbed "Pies & Pints" from 6-8pm at the courtyard at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St. Brews will be provided by Kulshan Brewery, and sweets by Alice's Pies. Entry is $5 for members, $10 general. http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    6:00pm
  • Waterfront Future Tours: Join San Juan Cruises for a "Bellingham's Future Waterfront" boat tour at 6:30pm leaving from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. View the current status of the waterfront from the water while representatives from the Port of Bellingham offer details on planned redevelopment and the vision of what our waterfront could look like in the future. Additional tours happen Aug. 14 and 28. Entry is $10-$20. http://www.whales.com
    6:30pm
  • Raw Feast: Registered dietician Sonja Max leads a "Raw Feast" course from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Cost is $35. 383-3200
    6:30pm
  • Folk Dance Party: Learn Balkan, Israeli, Romani and Greek dancing with the Fourth Corner Folk Dancers from 7-10pm every Thursday at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. Suggested donation is $5 (first-time visitors and students are free). 380-0456
    7:00pm
  • Fourth Corner Folk Dancers: Learn Balkan folk dances with the Fourth Corner Folk Dancers from 7:15-10:15pm every Thursday at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. All ages are welcome, and no partner is necessary. Suggested donation is $5; first-time visitors and students are free. 380-0456
    7:15pm
  • Marrowstone Music Festival Concert: As part of the annual Marrowstone Music Festival at Western Washington University, internationally acclaimed faculty from the weeklong training ground for young musicians in the Pacific Northwest will perform at 7:30pm at the school's Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10. Additional concerts by both students and faculty happen Aug. 3, 7 and 9. 650-6146 or http://www.tickets.wwu.edu
    7:30pm
  • GOOD, BAD, UGLY: Watch “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” at 8pm every Thursday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. At 10pm, stick around for “The Project.” Entry is $7 for the early show, $4 for the late one. 733-8855 or http://www.theupfront.com
    8:00pm

Friday, August 1, 2014 (24 events)

  • Tractor and Machinery Show: The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association hosts its 43rd annual Tractor and Machinery Show from 8am-8pm Wednesday through Saturday at Lynden's Berthusen Park, 9937 Berthusen Rd. A swap meet, lawnmower pulling, tractor races, a threshing bee, wood planer demos, an equipment parade, demos and more will be part of the fun. Entry is $5-$7. http://www.psatma.com
    8:00am
  • Repertory West Dance Ensemble: Choreography by Western Washington University faculty—including Nolan Dennett, Susan Haines, Penny Hutchinson, and Pam Kuntz—and a variety of performances by selected dancers from the WWU dance program can be seen at Repertory West Dance Ensemble performances at 7:30pm Thursday and Friday at the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. Tickets are $5-$10. 650-6146 or ww.tickets.wwu.edu
    7:30pm
  • Whidbey Island Fair: Games, music, exhibits, rides, food and much more will be part of the Whidbey Island Fair happening from 9:30am-10pm Thursday, 9:30am-10:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 9:30am-7pm Sunday in Langley at 819 Camano Ave. Entry is $5-$8 daily or $15-$25 for the "season." http://www.whidbeyislandfair.com
    9:30am
  • Extraordinary Shows: Show up for "A League of Extraordinary Shows" at 9pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Expect just about anything at the performances, including short form improv, long form, and more. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. http://www.theupfront.com
    9:00pm
  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which is open 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
    10:00am
  • Lend Me a Tenor: The madcap, screwball comedy about a series of misadventures at an opera company, Lend Me A Tenor, continues this week with 7:30pm shows Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave. Tickets are $20 and additional performances happen through Aug. 16. http://www.acttheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Shakespeare Northwest: The summer season of Shakespeare Northwest continues this weekend with showings of Much Ado About Nothing at 7pm Thursday and Saturday, and Macbeth at 2pm Sunday, at the Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater at Mount Vernon's Rexville Grange, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. Tickets are $10-$12. Additional showings of the Bard's classics happen through Aug. 17. http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Whidbey Island Fair: Games, music, exhibits, rides, food and much more will be part of the Whidbey Island Fair happening from 9:30am-10pm Thursday, 9:30am-10:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 9:30am-7pm Sunday in Langley at 819 Camano Ave. Entry is $5-$8 daily or $15-$25 for the "season." http://www.whidbeyislandfair.com
    9:30am
  • Mark Twain in Fairhaven: Local playwright and historian John Lenz's Mark Twain in Fairhaven: A Musical Tall Tale— loosely based on Twain's visit to Fairhaven in 1895—returns to Bellingham this week with showings at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. Tickets are $8-$12 and additional showings happen through Aug. 17. http://www.villagebooks.com
    7:30pm
  • MBT’s Summer Repertory Theatre: The Mount Baker Theatre's Summer Repertory Theatre continues this week with showings of Lanford Wilson's comedy/drama Talley's Folly, Neil Simon's comedic Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Becky's New Car, by Steven Dietz, at the MBT's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The three plays show in repertory at 7:30pm on weekdays and 3pm Sundays through Aug. 10. Tickets are $12.50-$25. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • 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
    12:00pm
  • Tall Ship Sails: As part of the Maritime Festival happening this weekend, take self-guided tours of the tall ships Lady Washington and/or Hawaiian Chieftain from 12-5pm Friday and 10am-1pm Saturday and Sunday at the Blaine Harbor Marina, 235 Marine Dr. Suggested donation is $3. Public sails will also be available. Cost for those is $33-$63. http://www.historicalseaport.org
    12:00pm
  • Worthy Finale: Staxx Brothers, Von Kreestoe, Rise N Shine, Olivia De La Cruz, WilldaBeaste, Snug Harbor, Brice Tea and others will perform at the WorthFest Finale happening Friday through Sunday in Glacier at 10459 Mt. Baker Hwy. Tickets to see the more than 50 artists performing on three stages are $30 per day or $50 for a weekend pass. wwww.facebook.com/worthyfest
    4:00pm
  • Anacortes Arts Festival: Nearly 300 juried booth artists and artists will share their creative wares as part of the 53rd annual Anacortes Arts Festival happening from 10am-6pm Friday and Saturday, and 10am-5pm Sunday, throughout historic downtown Anacortes. An indie craft area, "Art at the Port," a working studios area showcase demonstrating blacksmith, stone carving and chalk art, live music and entertainment on three stages, food trucks galore, a hands-on youth area and more will be part of the free, three-day http://www.anacortesartsfestival.com
    10:00am
  • Birch Bay Music Festival: "Help Us Help Them" will be the theme of the fourth annual Birch Bay Music Festival happening from 6:30-10pm Friday, 10:30am-10pm Saturday, and 11:30am-4pm Sunday on Birch Bay Drive (between Bay Cafe and the C Shop). Blues, jazz, reggae, country, rock, and Americana bands will be among the performers, and there'll be food offerings, activities for kids, arts and crafts vendors, and more. Proceeds raised benefit area nonprofits. http://www.birchbaymusicfestival.com
    6:30pm
  • Mount Baker Blues Festival: Elvin Bishop, Josey Wails, The Chris Eger Band, the Fat Tones, Scott Holt, Billy Ray Danger & the Rectifiers, the Steepwater Band, the Strangetones, and more will perform during the annual Mount Baker Blues Festival happening Friday through Sunday at the Deming Logging Show Grounds, 3295 Cedarville Rd. Tickets are $60-$65 per day or $125 for a weekend pass (includes free camping and showers). http://www.bakerblues.com
    6:00pm
  • Elements of Nature: Skagit Artists Together present "Elements of Nature" from 12-9pm Friday, 9am-6pm Saturday, and 12-4pm Sunday in Anacortes at the Depot Arts Center, 611 R Ave. An opening reception for the 13 artists taking part happens from 6-9pm Friday. http://www.skagitartiststogether.com
    9:00am
  • Final Downtown Sounds: The Rush tribute band known as the Trees will open the final concert of the 10th annual "Downtown Sounds" summer series from 6-9pm on Bay Street between Woods Coffee and the Pickford Cinema. Voyager will headline the show. The family-friendly event is free, and there'll be local food vendors and a beverage garden. http://www.downtownbham.wordpress.com
    11:57am
  • 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
  • Electric Beet Juice Co. Launch Party: Attend a crowdfunding launch party for the Electric Beet Juice Co. starting at 5:45pm at Ciao Thyme, 207 Unity St. Learn more about plans for the new juice bar, taste concoctions, pose with your favorite produce item in the photo booth, mingle and watch a short video about the business, which is set to open in the next few months at the Bellingham Public Market. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    5:45pm
  • Gallery Walk: McCool Gallery, KP Studios, Burton Jewelers, the Majestic Inn & Spa, Scott Milo gallery, the Apothecary Spa, the Depot Arts Center, and others will take part in the First Friday Gallery Walk from 6-9pm throughout downtown Anacortes. The free event also kicks off this weekend's Anacortes Arts Festival. http://www.anacortesart.com
    6:00pm
  • Sin & Gin Tours: 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 history and sometimes salacious past. Entry is $15-$19. http://www.thebureaubellingham.com
    7:00pm
  • Salsa on the Green: Take a free Salsa lesson, enjoy a Salsa demo and dance and move your body to the best mix of Latin rhythms at Rumba Northwest's "Salsa on the Green" from 7-9pm at the Fairhaven Village Green (behind Village Books). The free event is sponsored by Cafe Rumba, Rumba Northwest, and Groove Merchants NW. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    7:00pm
  • Tim Greger Doesn’t Understand: Stay up late to catch "Tim Greger Doesn't Understand" at 10pm at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. Interviews, sketches, music and art will be part of the "live educational-variety-talk-show extravaganza hosted by Greger, who will be joined by artist Troy Terpstra, former Upfront mainstay Morgan Grobe, "silver-tongued" Sally Unger, and the Three Brass Boys Band. Tickets are $10. http://www.idiomtheater.com
    10:00pm

Saturday, August 2, 2014 (36 events)

  • Tractor and Machinery Show: The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association hosts its 43rd annual Tractor and Machinery Show from 8am-8pm Wednesday through Saturday at Lynden's Berthusen Park, 9937 Berthusen Rd. A swap meet, lawnmower pulling, tractor races, a threshing bee, wood planer demos, an equipment parade, demos and more will be part of the fun. Entry is $5-$7. http://www.psatma.com
    8:00am
  • Drayton Harbor Days Maritime Festival: pirate-themed homemade raft race, tours and sails aboard Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, a "Cruise to the Harbor" Show & Shine, vintage steam boats, rides on the Plover, scavenger and treasure hunts for kids, food booths, arts and crafts booths, a costume contest and more will be part of the Drayton Harbor Days Maritime Festival happening from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday throughout Blaine. Many events are free. http://www.blainechamber.com
    10:00am
  • Whidbey Island Fair: Games, music, exhibits, rides, food and much more will be part of the Whidbey Island Fair happening from 9:30am-10pm Thursday, 9:30am-10:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 9:30am-7pm Sunday in Langley at 819 Camano Ave. Entry is $5-$8 daily or $15-$25 for the "season." http://www.whidbeyislandfair.com
    9:30am
  • Extraordinary Shows: Show up for "A League of Extraordinary Shows" at 9pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Expect just about anything at the performances, including short form improv, long form, and more. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. http://www.theupfront.com
    9:00pm
  • Boating Center Open: All are welcome to check out the Community Boating Center, which is open 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
    10:00am
  • Lend Me a Tenor: The madcap, screwball comedy about a series of misadventures at an opera company, Lend Me A Tenor, continues this week with 7:30pm shows Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave. Tickets are $20 and additional performances happen through Aug. 16. http://www.acttheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Shakespeare Northwest: The summer season of Shakespeare Northwest continues this weekend with showings of Much Ado About Nothing at 7pm Thursday and Saturday, and Macbeth at 2pm Sunday, at the Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater at Mount Vernon's Rexville Grange, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. Tickets are $10-$12. Additional showings of the Bard's classics happen through Aug. 17. http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Whidbey Island Fair: Games, music, exhibits, rides, food and much more will be part of the Whidbey Island Fair happening from 9:30am-10pm Thursday, 9:30am-10:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 9:30am-7pm Sunday in Langley at 819 Camano Ave. Entry is $5-$8 daily or $15-$25 for the "season." http://www.whidbeyislandfair.com
    9:30am
  • Mark Twain in Fairhaven: Local playwright and historian John Lenz's Mark Twain in Fairhaven: A Musical Tall Tale— loosely based on Twain's visit to Fairhaven in 1895—returns to Bellingham this week with showings at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. Tickets are $8-$12 and additional showings happen through Aug. 17. http://www.villagebooks.com
    7:30pm
  • MBT’s Summer Repertory Theatre: The Mount Baker Theatre's Summer Repertory Theatre continues this week with showings of Lanford Wilson's comedy/drama Talley's Folly, Neil Simon's comedic Last of the Red Hot Lovers, and Becky's New Car, by Steven Dietz, at the MBT's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The three plays show in repertory at 7:30pm on weekdays and 3pm Sundays through Aug. 10. Tickets are $12.50-$25. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • 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
    12:00pm
  • Tall Ship Sails: As part of the Maritime Festival happening this weekend, take self-guided tours of the tall ships Lady Washington and/or Hawaiian Chieftain from 12-5pm Friday and 10am-1pm Saturday and Sunday at the Blaine Harbor Marina, 235 Marine Dr. Suggested donation is $3. Public sails will also be available. Cost for those is $33-$63. http://www.historicalseaport.org
    12:00pm
  • Worthy Finale: Staxx Brothers, Von Kreestoe, Rise N Shine, Olivia De La Cruz, WilldaBeaste, Snug Harbor, Brice Tea and others will perform at the WorthFest Finale happening Friday through Sunday in Glacier at 10459 Mt. Baker Hwy. Tickets to see the more than 50 artists performing on three stages are $30 per day or $50 for a weekend pass. wwww.facebook.com/worthyfest
    4:00pm
  • Anacortes Arts Festival: Nearly 300 juried booth artists and artists will share their creative wares as part of the 53rd annual Anacortes Arts Festival happening from 10am-6pm Friday and Saturday, and 10am-5pm Sunday, throughout historic downtown Anacortes. An indie craft area, "Art at the Port," a working studios area showcase demonstrating blacksmith, stone carving and chalk art, live music and entertainment on three stages, food trucks galore, a hands-on youth area and more will be part of the free, three-day http://www.anacortesartsfestival.com
    10:00am
  • Birch Bay Music Festival: "Help Us Help Them" will be the theme of the fourth annual Birch Bay Music Festival happening from 6:30-10pm Friday, 10:30am-10pm Saturday, and 11:30am-4pm Sunday on Birch Bay Drive (between Bay Cafe and the C Shop). Blues, jazz, reggae, country, rock, and Americana bands will be among the performers, and there'll be food offerings, activities for kids, arts and crafts vendors, and more. Proceeds raised benefit area nonprofits. http://www.birchbaymusicfestival.com
    6:30pm
  • Mount Baker Blues Festival: Elvin Bishop, Josey Wails, The Chris Eger Band, the Fat Tones, Scott Holt, Billy Ray Danger & the Rectifiers, the Steepwater Band, the Strangetones, and more will perform during the annual Mount Baker Blues Festival happening Friday through Sunday at the Deming Logging Show Grounds, 3295 Cedarville Rd. Tickets are $60-$65 per day or $125 for a weekend pass (includes free camping and showers). http://www.bakerblues.com
    6:00pm
  • Elements of Nature: Skagit Artists Together present "Elements of Nature" from 12-9pm Friday, 9am-6pm Saturday, and 12-4pm Sunday in Anacortes at the Depot Arts Center, 611 R Ave. An opening reception for the 13 artists taking part happens from 6-9pm Friday. http://www.skagitartiststogether.com
    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
  • Run to the Border: Help raise funds for Let's Move Blaine! to fight childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles by signing up for today's "Run to the Border" starting at 8am at the Blaine Marina, 235 Marina Dr. This year's 5K route will see participants actually running through the Peace Arch. There will also be a one-mile "Marina Fun Fun" for kids. Entry is $6-$16. http://www.letsmoveblaine.org
    8:00am
  • Agape Run: The Susan Sutton Agape Walk & 5K Run takes place from 8:30am-1pm at Lake Padden Park, 4882 Samish Way. Entry is $5-$20 (additional fundraising is encouraged). Proceeds raised go to help women and children staying at the Agape Home. http://www.thelighthousemission.org
    8:30am
  • 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
  • Bandit Run: Raise funds for clean water at the Bandit Run starting at 10am at Larrabee State Park, 245 Chuckanut Dr. Adults can choose from a 4.5- or 7.5-mile run, and kids can sign up for a half-mile dash. Lots of prizes will be awarded, and there'll also be live music, food and festivities to follow the race. Entry is $35. http://www.runsignup.com
    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
  • 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
  • Kids’ Craft Fair: Kids ages 5-13 will sell their homemade crafts and treats for $4 or less at today's Kids' Craft Fair from 10:30am-12pm at the Deming Public Library, 5044 Mt. Baker Hwy. http://www.wcls.org
    10:30am
  • Kids’ Festival: A variety of games, face painting, arts and crafts, interactive activities, food, prizes and more will be part of the 25th annual Kids' Festival happening from 11am-3pm at Bloedel Donovan Park, 2214 Electric Av. Per usual, everything at Kid's Fest is free to the public. 778-7000 or http://www.cob.org
    11:00am
  • Public Sail: Climb aboard the historic schooner Adventuress for free dockside tours from 11am-2pm in Anacortes at the Cap Sante Marina, 1019 Q Ave. From 3-6pm, the environmental tall ship will head into nearby waters for a public sail. Entry to take part in the excursion is $18-$55. http://www.soundexp.org
    11:00am
  • Good Earth Pottery Reception: Works by gallery owners Deb Martin and Linda Stone can be viewed at a reception from 3-6pm at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. The event also celebrates 44 years, and counting, of the creative space. Expect live music, snacks, door prizes and visits from many of the gallery's 50 local artists. http://www.goodearthpots.com
    3:00pm
  • Alice in Wonderland: White rabbits, giant caterpillars, the Cheshire cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum and a young girl on an adventure will be part of the Missoula Children's Theatre performances of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland at 3pm and 7pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The shows feature area youth who have spent the previous week rehearsing and taking workshops. Tickets are $10. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    3:00pm
  • Dawn of Steam: If Steampunk fiction is of interest to you, you'll want to be sure to catch Maple Valley author Jeffrey Cook's reading of Dawn of Steam: First Light at 4pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. http://www.villagebooks.com
    4:00pm
  • Slow Time Reception: An opening reception for "Slow Time: Landscapes and Stills" takes place from 5-8pm at Edison's Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. The exhibit features work by Ruthie V. and Mary Froderberg, who "slow the clock to paint landscapes, portraits and stills." See it through Aug. 31. 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
  • Art Walk: Peruse a variety of galleries and businesses highlighting the community's creativity at the monthly Art Walk from 6-10pm throughout downtown Bellingham. Whatcom Museum, Make.Shift Art Space, Allied Arts, iDiOM Theater and others will have their doors open. Check out the website listed here for more of this month's participants, or pick up maps at each locale. http://www.downtownbham.wordpress.com
    6:00pm
  • Br’er Rabbit at Boulevard: Bring the family along when the third of four all-ages concerts happens tonight from 7-9pm at Bellingham's Boulevard Park. Folk-stomp Americana by Br'er Rabbit a can be listened to—and danced to—at the free event. An additional concert features Cambalache on Aug. 9. 778-7000 or http://www.cob.org
    7:00pm
  • Northwest Ballet’s Snow White: Award-winning choreographer John Bishop and the dancers and artists of Northwest Ballet Theater will bring a fairytale to life at a performance of Snow White at 7:30pm at the Blaine Performing Arts Center, 975 H St. The ballet features both professional dancers and the talent of students of the Northwest Ballet Academy. Tickets are $20. http://www.northwestballet.org
    7:30pm

 

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