Week of May 1, 2016

TODAY   14 events

  • Ends 6:00pm   Books by the Bay Book Fair
    Attend the annual "Books by the Bay" Book Fair from 1-6pm Friday through Sunday at Hotel Bellwether, One Bellwether Way. Author signings, discussion panels, story speed dating, door prizes and other book-related fun will take place throughout the day on Sunday; books will be sold throughout the event. Entry is free.
    Hotel Bellwether :: www.chantireviews.com
  • Ends 5:30pm   August, Osage County
    Experience the dark side of a Midwestern American family when August: Osage County continues this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. Tickets to see the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play—which is being directed by Marla Bronstein—are $12-$14; additional showings take place through May 8. Note that this play carries content and language warnings; please see the website or call the ticket office for details.
    Bellingham Theatre Guild :: www.bellinghamtheatreguild.com
  • Ends 5:00pm   Skagit Community Band
    "Fly Me to the Moon" will be the theme of the Skagit Community Band's annual spring jazz concert taking place at 7:30pm Friday at La Conner's Maple Hall, and 3pm Sunday in Anacortes at Brodniak Hall. Admission to both concerts is by donation.
    Maple Hall, :: www.skagitcommunityband.org
  • Ends 4:00pm   Celebrating in Song
    The Skagit Valley Chorale and a small chamber orchestra will explore a variety of rhythmic themes in chorale music across the centuries at "Celebrating in Song" concerts at 7:30pm Saturday and 2pm Sunday at Mount Vernon's McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way. Tickets are $14-$25.
    McIntyre Hall :: www.mcintyrehall.org
  • Ends 4:00pm   Dance in Concert
    Western Washington University dance students will perform original choreography by WWU dance faculty and guest artist Joachim Schloemer at "Dance in Concert" performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Performing Arts Center Mainstage. Tickets are $8-$16.
    Performing Arts Center Mainstage :: 650-6146 or www.tickets.wwu.edu
  • 8:00am - 1:00pm   Community Breakfast
    Meet and greet local politicians as they serve you coffee and made-from-scratch pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs and more at the monthly Community Breakfast taking place from 8am-1pm at the Rome Grange, 2821 Mt. Baker Hwy. Entry is $2 for kids, $6 for adults.
    Rome Grange :: (360) 961-9584
  • 8:00am - 12:00pm   Oyster Dome Hike
    Join members of the Mount Baker Club for a round-trip hike to Oyster Dome today. Meet at 8am at the parking lot at Sunnyland Elementary to carpool. This area may be logged next year, so enjoy it while you can.
    Oyster Dome :: www.mountbakerclub.org
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm   Rabbit Ride
    Join members of the Mount Baker Bicycle Club for a "Rabbit Ride" starting at 8am every Sunday at Fairhaven Bike, 1108 11th St. The 32-mile route takes riders down Chuckanut and back via Lake Samish. The group also holds weekly rides Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
    Fairhaven Bike :: www.mtbakerbikeclub.org
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm   April Brews Day Brunch
    All ages are welcome at a Brews Day Brunch taking place from 10am-2pm at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave. Entry to the post-April Brews Day event is $10. Proceeds benefit the Max Higbee Center.
    Boundary Bay Brewery :: www.maxhigbee.org
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm   Blessing of the Fleet
    Attend the annual Blessing of the Fleet at 1pm at Blaine Harbor's Blaine Boating Center, 235 Marine Dr. This annual event brings commercial fishers and their families and friends to both welcome and bless those boats which will be fishing through the coming months, and remembering and honoring those local commercial fishers who were lost at sea over the last 100 years (as well as remembering local fishers who have died recently).
    Blaine Boating Center :: www.portofbellingham.com
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm   Skagit Topic
    Archeologist Bob Mierendorf leads a Skagit Topic presentation focused on "10,000 Years of Hiking in the North Cascades" from 2-4pm at La Conner's Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. Fourth St. He has made discoveries documenting over 9,000 years of human history at this site, deciphered through the artifacts, features, and geochronology. Entry is $4-$5.
    Skagit County Historical Museum :: www.skagitcounty.net/museum
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm   Whatcom Symphony Orchestra
    Seattle Symphony violinist Elisa Barston will be the featured soloist at the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra's "Viva El Tango!" concert at 3pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets to the Latin music-focused concert are $14-$39.
    Mount Baker Theatre :: 734-6080 or www.mountbakertheatre.com
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm   Spring Beer Dinner
    Purchase tickets by April 27 for a Spring Beer Dinner starting at 6pm at Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, 601 W. Holly St. The dinner will feature five gourmet dishes, each expertly paired with a Chuckanut beer that will be described by brewmaster Will Kemper. Tickets are $62 (includes food, beer, tax and gratuity).
    Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen :: 752-3377 or www.chuckanutbreweryandkitchen.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm   Sunday Night Fusion
    A community partner dance dubbed "Sunday Night Fusion" takes place from 7-9pm every Sunday at Presence Studio, 1412 Cornwall Ave. The event explores "co-creative partner dance inspired by a variety of beautiful music." No experience is necessary. Entry is $5 at the door.
    Presence Studio :: www.presence-studio.com
  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm   Poetry in Nature
    Attend a kickoff for "Poetry in Nature" at 6:30pm at the Mount Vernon City Library, 315 Snoqualmie St. Poems written by noted Northwest poets, Spanish poems and poems written by area children will be featured on three Mount Vernon trails through the month of May; Nature Trail and Viewpoint Trail on Little Mountain, and Trumpeter Trail between Section and Division streets.
    Mount Vernon City Library :: www.mountvernonwa.gov
  • 6:30pm - 9:00pm   Raw Desserts
    Sara Southerland, co-owner of Electric Beet Juice Co., shows how to make delicious whole-foods based treats that will satisfy any craving without compromising on ingredients at a "Raw Desserts" course from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest ST. Entry is $39.
    Community Food Co-op :: www.whatcomcommunityed.com
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm   Poetrynight
    Those looking to share their creative verse as part of Poetrynight can sign up at 7:45pm at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. Readings start at 8pm. Entry is by donation.
    Bellingham Public Library :: www.poetrynight.org
  • 1:30pm - 4:30pm   Bellingham Terror
    Tune in for the first episode of the radio drama series, "Bellingham Terror," at 1:30pm on SPARK Radio (102.3FM). Created by Bryna and Riley Sweeney, the show features more than 40 local actors and the sounds and locations of 1935 Bellingham. Episodes will revolve around historical events and local places, touching on such landmarks as the Mason Block in downtown Fairhaven, the Blue Canyon Mine in south Whatcom County, and the burning of Fairhaven High School in 1936. The series will be broadcast at 7:30pm Tuesday nights and 1:30pm Saturdays. It will also be available to stream.
    SPARK Radio :: www.bellinghamterror.com
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm   Bike Maintenance Bascis
    Learn how to lube a chain, fix a flat in record time and make other minor adjustments to your ride at a "Bike Maintenance Basics" clinic at 6pm at REI, 400 36th St. No experience is necessary. Register in advance for the free primer.
    REI :: 647-8955 or www.rei.com
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm   Tres de Mayo Run
    Staff and volunteers are always on hand to guide the way at the weekly All-Paces Run starting at 6pm every Tuesday at Fairhaven Runners, 1209 11th St. The runs are 20 minutes out and back on two key routes—by the water or through the woods. Entry is free. Tonight's "Tres de Mayo" run will feature a post-run chips and salsa bar, Zensah demos and more.
    Fairhaven Runners :: www.fairhavenrunners.com
  • 6:30pm - 9:00pm   Alaskan Halibut
    Robert Fong demonstrates three ways to cook his favorite fish at an "Alaskan Halibut" class happening from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Entry is $55.
    Community Food Co-op :: www.whatcomcommunityed.com
  • 9:30pm - 10:30pm   Skagit Folk Dancers
    Join the Skagit-Anacortes Folk Dancers for a weekly International Folk Dancing event from 7-9:30pm at Bayview Civic Hall, 12615 C St. No partners are needed; just show up and dance. Entry to the drop-in event is free for the first session, $3 afterwards.
    Bayview Civic Hall :: www.skagitfolkdancers.org
  • 10:30am - 12:00pm   Bellingham Music Club Concert
    Pianist Jeremy DesChane will perform works by Beethoven, Debussy, Stravinksy, and Albeniz at a Bellingham Music Club concert at 10:30am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 Texas St. Entry is by donation.
    Trinity Lutheran Church :: www.bellinghammusicclub.org
  • 10:30am - 12:00pm   Bellingham at Home
    Whatcom County Council on Aging hosts a "Bellingham at Home" membership and volunteer information meeting at 10:45am at 6pm at the Center for Spiritual Living, 2224 Yew Street Rd. The program is a new volunteer-powered virtual village that empowers seniors to continue to live in their own homes and neighborhoods while staying active and connected with the community.
    Center for Spiritual Living :: 746-3462 or www.bellinghamathome.org
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm   Green Drinks
    Network with likeminded environmentally aware citizens at the monthly Green Drinks from 5-7pm at Solar Inc., 4041 Home Rd., Ste. A. At the event, you can also celebrate the conclusion of the successful "Solarize Whatcom" campaign and learn the final tally of solar panels to be donated and installed at the Bellingham Food Bank and take the Green Power Challenge.
    Solar Inc. :: www.re-sources.org
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm   Griffin & Sabine Return
    Bestselling author and illustrator Nick Bantock returns to Bellingham to read from The Pharos Gate: Griffin & Sabine's Missing Correspondence at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th ST. The book continues the beguiling tale of Griffin Moss, a London-based artist who makes postcards, and Sabine Strohem, an artist in the South Pacific who illustrates stamps.
    Village Books :: www.villagebooks.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm   Climate, Class and Capitalism
    The Blue-Green Committee of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) will host a Climate, Class and Capitalism discussion focusing on "Strengthening Ties: Building Our Common Resistance" from 7-9pm at First Congregational Church, 2401 Cornwall Ave. The forum will explore the intersections of our common struggles: climate, labor, race, class and capitalism. Speakers include Darrell Hillaire (Lummi Nation), Maru Mora (Latino Advocacy), Sawyer Joy (sHellNo!), and David Tucker (IWW Whatcom-Skagit branch cofounder).
    First Congregational Church :: (360) 715-9788
  • Starts 7:30pm   August: Osage County
    Experience the dark side of a Midwestern American family when August: Osage County concludes this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. Tickets to see the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play—which is directed by Marla Bronstein—are $12-$14. Note that this play carries content and language warnings; please see the website or call the ticket office for details.
    Bellingham Theatre Guild :: www.bellinghamtheatreguild.com
  • Starts 7:30pm   Oliver
    Hear hits such as "Food Glorious Food" and "Consider Yourself" when Oliver—the award-winning musical based on Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist—opens this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets are $8-$12; additional performances happen through May 22.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: www.clairevgtheatre.com
  • Starts 7:00pm   Rising Ashes
    Seventeen Blaine High School advanced theater arts students will present Rising Ashes: The Hans J. Massaquoi Story at 7pm Thursday and Friday at the Blaine Performing Arts Center, 975 H St. The docu-musical tells the true story of Massaquoi, who grew up being a mixed-race African/German during Hitler’s Nazi regime (and survived the Holocaust). Tickets are $5.
    Blaine Performing Arts Center :: www.blaine.wednet.edu/pac
  • 10:00am - 4:00pm   Spring Book & Bake Sale
    Browse a wide selection of things to read and eat at at Spring Book and Bake Sale from 10am-4pm at the Deming Library, 5044 Mt. Baker Hwy. Proceeds benefit library programs and building maintenance.
    Deming Library :: (360) 592-2422
  • 2:00pm - 9:00pm   Rumpus & Reverend
    Join the Wild Rumpus and elebrate Children's Book Week with a reading of Where the Wild Things Are and take pictures with the Wild Thing himself at 2pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. At 7pm, the performance artist and eco/anti-consumerism activist known as the Reverend Billy shares ideas from his new motivational handbook, The Earth Wants You. Both events are free.
    Village Books :: www.villagebooks.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm   Architecture Awards
    The Northwest Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects will host its Architectural Design Awards at 7pm at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris St. The awards will be juried based on design quality, functional utility, accessibility, aesthetic delight, sustainability, creativity and innovation.
    Bellingham Cruise Terminal :: www.nwaia.org
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm   Crowder
    Folk music, Appalachian tunes, Ibiza and more can be heard when Christian music artist David Crowder presents music from his debut studio album, Neon Steeple, at 7pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $26-$40.
    Mount Baker Theatre :: www.mountbakertheatre.com
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm   Book Buzz
    Meet a Random House rep who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on Spring 2016 titles at a "Book Buzz" presentation from 7-8:30pm at the Ferndale Library, 2125 Main St. Entry is free to all adults.
    Ferndale Library :: (360) 384-3647
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm   Night Beat
    Works by Bach, Piazzolla, and Liszt will be featured when pianist Jeremy DesChane performs at the Bellingham Music Club's monthly "Night Beat" concert at 7:30pm at First Congregational Church, 2401 Cornwall Ave. Tickets are $15 (take a teen for free).
    First Congregational Church :: www.bellinghammusicclub.org
  • All Day   August: Osage County
    Experience the dark side of a Midwestern American family when August: Osage County concludes this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. Tickets to see the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play—which is directed by Marla Bronstein—are $12-$14. Note that this play carries content and language warnings; please see the website or call the ticket office for details.
    Bellingham Theatre Guild :: www.bellinghamtheatreguild.com
  • Starts 5:00pm   Mother's Day Weekend Chocolate Lounge
    Chocolate, art and live music will be part of a Mother's Day Pop-up Chocolate Lounge from 5-10pm Friday and Saturday, and 12-5pm Sunday at Evolve Chocolate headquarters at 1313 N. State St. All confections will be available as individual purchases or can be gift-wrapped.
    Evolve Chocolate :: www.evolvetruffles.com
  • Starts 7:00pm   Alice in Wonderland
    Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth's junior performers present showings of Alice in Wonderland at 7pm Friday, 2pm and 7pm Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the BAAY Theatre, 1059 N. State St. Tickets are $10. A new cast will present the classic again May 13-15.
    BAAY Theatre :: www.baay.org
  • All Day   Oliver
    Hear hits such as "Food Glorious Food" and "Consider Yourself" when Oliver—the award-winning musical based on Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist—opens this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets are $8-$12; additional performances happen through May 22.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: www.clairevgtheatre.com
  • Starts 7:30pm   48 Hour Theater Festival
    View two nights of world premiere one-act plays, all written and produced in the prior 24 hours, at the 48 Hour Theater Festival taking place at 7:30pm and 9:30pm Friday and Saturday at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. Since this will be the final "48" in the space before the organization moves to the Sylvia Center for the Arts in coming months, the epic event will feature nearly double the usual number of writers, directors and actors, including the return of veteran writers from seasons past. Tickets are $12, and advance reservations are recommended.
    iDiOM Theater :: www.idiomtheater.com
  • Starts 7:30pm   Music, Magic & Mayhem
    Get a sneak peek of On the Precipice Productions and Seattle's Minion Productions' upcoming Bellingham Fringe Series at "Music, Magic & Mayhem" performances at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. At the show, accordion-punk auteur Strangely presents his "rollicking cabaret riot," with accordions, acrobatics, bad jokes and bawdy ballads. Fringe magician Christopher Bange will also share his talents, served up with humor and attitude. Tickets are $15.
    Firehouse Performing Arts Center :: www.OTPprod.com

  • Starts 8:00pm   Tarnation and Exchange
    Show up to view an improvised Wild West comedy show when "Tarnation" returns to the stage at 8pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. At 10pm, stick around for "The Exchange Program," which will feature ensemble performers joined by standup comics, poets, actors and musicians from around the region. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Both formats show through May.
    Upfront Theatre :: 733-8855 or www.theupfront.com
  • Ends 9:00pm   Rising Ashes
    Seventeen Blaine High School advanced theater arts students will present Rising Ashes: The Hans J. Massaquoi Story at 7pm Thursday and Friday at the Blaine Performing Arts Center, 975 H St. The docu-musical tells the true story of Massaquoi, who grew up being a mixed-race African/German during Hitler’s Nazi regime (and survived the Holocaust). Tickets are $5.
    Blaine Performing Arts Center :: www.blaine.wednet.edu/pac
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm   Sea Glass
    Luci Shaw reads from Sea Glass: New and Selected Poems at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Shaw's 15th collection combines 38 new poems with a “best of” selection of poems from 11 of her previous books.
    Village Books :: www.villagebooks.com
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm   Locarno
    Paperboys frontman and Juno Award-winner Tom Landa brings his Latin project, Locarno, to Mount Vernon for a 7:30pm concert at McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way. The music, like him, is part Mexican but with strong doses of Cuban son, folk music, pop and funk. Tickets are $22-$30.
    McIntyre Hall :: www.mcintyrehall.org
  • All Day   August: Osage County
    Experience the dark side of a Midwestern American family when August: Osage County concludes this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. Tickets to see the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play—which is directed by Marla Bronstein—are $12-$14. Note that this play carries content and language warnings; please see the website or call the ticket office for details.
    Bellingham Theatre Guild :: www.bellinghamtheatreguild.com
  • All Day   Mother's Day Weekend Chocolate Lounge
    Chocolate, art and live music will be part of a Mother's Day Pop-up Chocolate Lounge from 5-10pm Friday and Saturday, and 12-5pm Sunday at Evolve Chocolate headquarters at 1313 N. State St. All confections will be available as individual purchases or can be gift-wrapped.
    Evolve Chocolate :: www.evolvetruffles.com
  • All Day   Oliver
    Hear hits such as "Food Glorious Food" and "Consider Yourself" when Oliver—the award-winning musical based on Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist—opens this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets are $8-$12; additional performances happen through May 22.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: www.clairevgtheatre.com
  • All Day   Alice in Wonderland
    Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth's junior performers present showings of Alice in Wonderland at 7pm Friday, 2pm and 7pm Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the BAAY Theatre, 1059 N. State St. Tickets are $10. A new cast will present the classic again May 13-15.
    BAAY Theatre :: www.baay.org
  • Ends 11:30pm   48 Hour Theater Festival
    View two nights of world premiere one-act plays, all written and produced in the prior 24 hours, at the 48 Hour Theater Festival taking place at 7:30pm and 9:30pm Friday and Saturday at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. Since this will be the final "48" in the space before the organization moves to the Sylvia Center for the Arts in coming months, the epic event will feature nearly double the usual number of writers, directors and actors, including the return of veteran writers from seasons past. Tickets are $12, and advance reservations are recommended.
    iDiOM Theater :: www.idiomtheater.com
  • Ends 9:30pm   Music, Magic & Mayhem
    Get a sneak peek of On the Precipice Productions and Seattle's Minion Productions' upcoming Bellingham Fringe Series at "Music, Magic & Mayhem" performances at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. At the show, accordion-punk auteur Strangely presents his "rollicking cabaret riot," with accordions, acrobatics, bad jokes and bawdy ballads. Fringe magician Christopher Bange will also share his talents, served up with humor and attitude. Tickets are $15.
    Firehouse Performing Arts Center :: www.OTPprod.com

  • Ends 8:00pm   Tarnation and Exchange
    Show up to view an improvised Wild West comedy show when "Tarnation" returns to the stage at 8pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. At 10pm, stick around for "The Exchange Program," which will feature ensemble performers joined by standup comics, poets, actors and musicians from around the region. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Both formats show through May.
    Upfront Theatre :: 733-8855 or www.theupfront.com
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm   Books and Plants
    Attend an annual Spring Plant and Book Sale from 10am-5pm both inside and outside the Ferndale Library, 2125 Main St. In addition to books for adults and children, the sale will feature locally grown plants of all types—including shrubs and flowers, house plants, berry plants, hanging baskets and more.
    Ferndale Library :: (360) 599-2020
  • 10:30am - 12:00pm   Dad School
    As part of Children's Book Week, local author Rebecca Van Slyke reads from Dad School at 10:30am in Lynden at Village Books, 430 Front St. With warm, silly illustrations and a fun role-reversal story in which dads act like kids, young readers will love imagining what would happen if their own dads went to Dad School.
    Village Books :: www.villagebooks.com
  • 10:30am - 9:00pm   Feelings, Love, and Dodos
    As part of Children's Book Week, local author Keith Negley reads from Tough Guys Have Feelings, Too at 10:30am at Village Books, 1200 11th St. At 2pm, author Martha Brockenbrough reads from the YA novel, The Game of Love and Death. At 7pm, Michael Hurwicz reads from The Meltese Dodo, a book featuring a detective on a mission to save the earth. All events are free.
    Village Books :: www.villagebooks.com
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm   Bucolia Reading
    Matthew Thuney will be reading from and signing copies of his new book, Bucolia: Hijinx in the Hinterlands, from 11am-12pm in Maple Falls at the North Fork Library, 7506 Kendall Rd. In a humorous and heartfelt way, the book narrates the author's bewildered attempts to adjust to country living in Whatcom County's South Fork Valley.
    North Fork Library :: (360) 599-2020
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm   Amy Goodman on Tour
    As part of a 100-city tour, Democracy Now radio host Amy Goodman will speak as part of a 20th anniversary celebration of daily, independent, global TV/radio news at 12pm at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. Front St. A book signing of Democracy Now! Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America will follow. Entry is $5.50-$20; all proceeds will go to Skagit Valley College radio stations KSVR-FM and KSVU-FM.
    Lincoln Theatre :: www.lincolntheatre.org
  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm   Bellingham Terror
    Tune in for episodes of the radio drama series "Bellingham Terror" at 1:30pm Saturdays and 7:30pm Tuesdays on SPARK Radio (102.3FM). The show features more than 40 local actors and the sounds and locations of 1935 Bellingham. Episodes revolve around historical events and local places, touching on such landmarks as the Mason Block in downtown Fairhaven, the Blue Canyon Mine in south Whatcom County, and the burning of Fairhaven High School in 1936.
    SPARK Radio :: www.bellinghamterror.com
  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm   Traditional Jazz
    The Maple Leaf Jazz Band will perform New Orleans/Dixieland music at the Bellingham Traditional Jazz Society’s monthly concert and dance from 2-5pm at the VFW Hall, 625 N State St. Entry is $6 students, $10 members, $12 non-members.
    VFW Hall :: 371-7030 or www.btjs.webs.com
  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm   Book Buzz
    Meet a Random House rep who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on Spring 2016 titles at a "Book Buzz" presentation from 2-3:30pm at the Lynden Library, 216 4th St. Entry is free to all adults.
    Lynden Library :: (360) 354-4883
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm   Veterans of Comedy
    Military veterans Will C., Ibo Brewer, and Erik Knowles will deliver their experiences in a hilarious package as part of a "Veterans of Comedy" show hosted by JR Redwater at 7pm in Anacortes at the Swinomish Casino and Lodge, 12885 Casino Dr. Tickets to the 18-and-over show are $10-$20.
    Swinomish Casino and Lodge :: www.swinomishcasinoandlodge.com
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm   Kulshan Chorus' Greatest Hits
    Experience the beauty of more than 90 voices raised in song when the longtime Kulshan Chorus presents a "Greatest Hits" concert at 7:30pm at Bellingham High School, 2020 Cornwall Ave. The show will reinvent some classics from the choir and showcase a number of recent additions by Artistic Director Dustin Willetts. Tickets are $5-$20.
    Bellingham High School :: www.kulshanchorus.org
  • 7:30pm - 10:00pm   Prom Night with USA Dance
    USA Dance will host a Prom Night with live music by Kuhl and the Gang from 7:15-10pm at Presence Studio, 1412 Cornwall Ave. Th evening will begin with an East Coat Swing lesson taught by Mary Evans, and be followed by a dance party. Entry is $7-$10.
    Presence Studio :: www.presence-studio.com
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm   Skagit Symphony Classic Concert
    The Skagit Symphony presents its annual "Classic Concert" to end its season with a 7:30pm performance at Mount Vernon's McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way. Works by Strauss, Britten, Mozart, and Hindemith can be heard. Tickets are $20-$40.
    McIntyre Hall :: www.mcintyrehall.org
  • 7:30pm - 10:30pm   First Saturday Folk Dance
    Zakusa will provide the live music at the First Saturday Folk Dance from 7:30-10:30pm at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. No partner or experience is necessary. Suggested donation is $15; all ages are welcome.
    Fairhaven Library :: (360) 380-0456
  • 9:30pm - 11:30pm   Salsa Night
    Join DJ Antonio Diaz as he mixes a fabulous combination of the best Latin rhythms at Rumba Northwest's bimonthly "Salsa Night" taking place from 9pm-12am on the first and third Saturdays of the month at Cafe Rumba, 1140 N. State St. Entry to the all-ages event is $4.
    Cafe Rumba :: www.rumbanorthwest.com