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Week of Sunday, July 26, 2015
(125 events)

 

 

Sunday, July 26, 2015 (15 events)

  • MBT Summer Rep: Joe Dipietro's The Last Romance, Neil Simon's Jakes's Women, and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, continue this week at showings at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, 3pm Sunday, and 7:30pm Tuesday as part of the MBT Summer Rep at the Mount Baker Theatre's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $25. The plays show in repertory through Aug. 9. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Boating Center Open: The Community Boating Center is open from 12pm to sunset on weekdays, and 10am to sunset on weekends through the summer at their headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. Rentals include kayaks, sailboats, rowboats and paddle boards. Registration for youth camps and adult classes are currently available online. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    12:00pm
  • Whatcom Old Settlers Picnic: Celebrate the rich history of the area and the great people that call it home at the annual "Whatcom Old Settlers Picnic" taking place Wednesday through Sunday at Ferndale's Pioneer Park—and beyond. Events include parades, a 5K run, live music, lass reunions, a classic car show, a barn dance, local food and craft vendors, activities for kids, tours of the historical structures and much more. http://www.whatcomoldsettlers.com
    10:00am
  • Bard on the Beach: Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors plays in repertory with King Lear, Love's Labour's Lost, and Shakespeare's Rebel at the 26th annual "Bard on the Beach" through September at Vancouver BC's Vanier Park, 1695 Whyte Ave. Tickets are $26-$45. Early booking is recommended for best seat selection; many performances sell out in advance. http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    4:00pm
  • Shakespeare Northwest: Audiences can view Shakespeare Northwest's version of The Noble Kinsmen, a comedic tale about two cousins who are vying for the affection of the same maiden, at 7pm Friday and 4pm Sunday at Mount Vernon's Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. Romeo & Juliet shows at 7pm Saturday. The two plays will be performed in repertory through Aug. 15. Tickets are $10-$12. http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Plover Ferry: The Plover ferry runs through the summer from 12-8pm Friday and Saturday and 10am-6pm Sunday departing on the hour from the Blaine Visitor's Dock, Gate II at Blaine Harbor. Suggested donation for the excursions is $1 for kids and $5 for adults. http://www.draytonharbormaritime.org
    12:00pm
  • Yellow Aster Butte Hike: Join members of the Mount Baker Club for a hike to Yellow Aster Butte today. Yellow Aster Butte is a strenuous hike alternating between old-growth forest and brushy avalanche slopes before opening onto alpine meadows. Meet at 7:30am at Sunnyland Elementary to carpool. http://www.mountbakerclub.org
    7:30am
  • 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 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. http://www.mtbakerbikeclub.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
  • Brewers by the Bay: Bellingham Bay Rotary hosts its ninth annual "Brewers by the Bay" fundraising festival from 1-5pm at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. Attendees can sample quaffable fare from 40 Pacific Northwest breweries, and there'll also be on onsite barbecue, live music by Nashville NW and Divas and Dudes, and more. Tickets are $25-$30. Proceeds benefit many Bellingham Bay Rotary local youth-focused charities. http://www.bellinghambayrotary.com
    1:00pm
  • Everyman: Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in a dynamic new production of one of English drama's oldest plays at a live broadcast of "NT LIVE: Everyman" at 2pm in Mount Vernon at the Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Tickets are $12-$16. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    2:00pm
  • Fiddlin’ Fox Music Series Finale: Swamp Soul performs as part of the annual "Fiddlin' Fox" summer music series at a free concert taking place from 2-5pm at the Fairhaven Village Green, 1207 10th St. There will also be a dance lesson at the beginning of each show. Entry is free. http://www.fairhaven.com
    2:00pm
  • Ferndale Public Market: Attend the Ferndale Public Market from 2-7pm every Sunday through Oct. 11 near the town's Old Settler's Village, 2007 Cherry St. http://www.ferndalepublicmarket.org
    2:00pm
  • Path Puzzles: Local author, freelance puzzle-maker and member of the Flying Karamazov Brothers, Roderick Kimball, shares his new book, Path Puzzles, at 4pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The puzzles progress through seven levels of difficulty. New logical concepts are introduced at the third and fourth levels, making the puzzles even more interesting thereafter. In the eighth level, the clues are encrypted, necessitating an extra layer of deduction. http://www.villagebooks.com
    4:00pm

Monday, July 27, 2015 (9 events)

  • MBT Summer Rep: Joe Dipietro's The Last Romance, Neil Simon's Jakes's Women, and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, continue this week at showings at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, 3pm Sunday, and 7:30pm Tuesday as part of the MBT Summer Rep at the Mount Baker Theatre's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $25. The plays show in repertory through Aug. 9. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Boating Center Open: The Community Boating Center is open from 12pm to sunset on weekdays, and 10am to sunset on weekends through the summer at their headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. Rentals include kayaks, sailboats, rowboats and paddle boards. Registration for youth camps and adult classes are currently available online. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    12:00pm
  • Bard on the Beach: Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors plays in repertory with King Lear, Love's Labour's Lost, and Shakespeare's Rebel at the 26th annual "Bard on the Beach" through September at Vancouver BC's Vanier Park, 1695 Whyte Ave. Tickets are $26-$45. Early booking is recommended for best seat selection; many performances sell out in advance. http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    4:00pm
  • We Grow Market Stand: Purchase fresh, local produce grown onsite by local youth and community volunteers as part of We Grow—a collaboration between Northwest Youth Services and WSU's Extension Program—from 2-4pm every Monday through the summer in front on NW Youth Services, 1020 N. State St. http://www.nwys.org
    2:00pm
  • Orchard Dinner: A "Summer Night Dining in the Orchard" dinner begins at 6pm at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian Dr. The alliance between area chefs and farmers features locally sourced food and regional wines. Entry to the family-style dinner is $20 for kids ages 3-10, and $75 for adults. http://www.bellewoodfarms.com
    6:00pm
  • Vegetarian Burrito Bar: Balabhadra helms an "East Indian Vegetarian Burrito Bar" course from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. In addition to learning more about the ingredients involved, a buffet-style burrito bar will allow students to customize tasty creations. Entry is $39. 383-3200
    6:30pm
  • Open Mic: Local writer and teacher Laurel Leigh emcees the monthly Open Mic at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to share their own stories, poems and essays. Sign up at the main counter on the first floor or call the number listed here to do so. (360) 671-2626
    7:00pm
  • 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. P.S. Please use the back fountain entry. http://www.poetrynight.org
    8:00pm
  • Guffawingham: A weekly open mic for comedians, “Guffawingham!,” takes place at 9:30pm every Monday at the Green Frog, 1015 N. State St. Entry is free. http://www.acoustictavern.com
    9:30pm

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 (10 events)

  • MBT Summer Rep: Joe Dipietro's The Last Romance, Neil Simon's Jakes's Women, and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, continue this week at showings at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, 3pm Sunday, and 7:30pm Tuesday as part of the MBT Summer Rep at the Mount Baker Theatre's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $25. The plays show in repertory through Aug. 9. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Boating Center Open: The Community Boating Center is open from 12pm to sunset on weekdays, and 10am to sunset on weekends through the summer at their headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. Rentals include kayaks, sailboats, rowboats and paddle boards. Registration for youth camps and adult classes are currently available online. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    12:00pm
  • Bard on the Beach: Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors plays in repertory with King Lear, Love's Labour's Lost, and Shakespeare's Rebel at the 26th annual "Bard on the Beach" through September at Vancouver BC's Vanier Park, 1695 Whyte Ave. Tickets are $26-$45. Early booking is recommended for best seat selection; many performances sell out in advance. http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    4:00pm
  • 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
  • All-Paces Run: Staffers 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. This week's event includes giveaways of Gu hydration and nutrition products before and after the run. http://www.fairhavenrunners.com
    6:00pm
  • Bellingham Reads: Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will be the focus of a "Bellingham Reads" book discussion group meeting at 6:30pm at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. New members are always welcome. (360) 778-7323
    6:30pm
  • Smoke and Fire: Robert Fong will provide grilling and smoking tips for spicy Korean kalbi, charred Cantonese spare ribs, and boned chicken wings satay at a "Smoke and Fire" course from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Entry is $45. 383-3200
    6:30pm
  • Dr. Seuss Spectacular: A "Dr. Seuss Spectacular" begins at 7pm at Barnes & Noble, 4099 Meridian St. The free event will include a reading of What Pet Should I Get?. 647-7018 or http://www.barnesandnoble.com
    7:00pm
  • Skagit Folk Dancers: Join the Skagit-Anacortes Folk Dancers for a weekly International Folk Dancing event from 7-9:30pm at the 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. http://www.skagitfolkdancers.org
    7:00pm
  • Cast Party: A festive, rousing original variety show can be viewed on the big screen at a showing of "Cast Party: Podcast Festival Live" at 8pm in Mount Vernon at the Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Improv comedy, radio drama, dance and music performances and more will be part of the show. Tickets are $14-$18. http://www.lincolntheatre.org
    8:00pm

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 (16 events)

  • Tractor and Machinery Show: The Puget Sound Antique Tractor & Machinery Association hosts its 44th annual "Tractor and Machinery Show" from 7am-7pm Wednesday through Friday, and 7am-4pm Saturday at Lynden's Berthusen Park, 8836 Berthusen Rd. Daily events include threshing bees, sawmill demos, gas engines, tractor pulling, antique vehicles, a bookstore, corn grinding, blacksmithing, an adult pedal tractor pull, activities for kids and more. Entry is $3-$7. http://www.psatma.com
    7:00am
  • Movement Graffiti: New dance works by choreographers Nolan Hoppe-Leonard, Tara Reiter, Eli Madsen, Cassandra Howlet, and Artistic Director Nolan Dennett can be seen at "Movement Graffiti: Dance Theater" performances at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Western Washington University's Viking Union Multipurpose Room. Entry to see the impressionistic works is $6-$10. 650-6146 or http://www.tickets.wwu.edu
    7:30pm
  • Bard on the Beach: Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors plays in repertory with King Lear, Love's Labour's Lost, and Shakespeare's Rebel at the 26th annual "Bard on the Beach" through September at Vancouver BC's Vanier Park, 1695 Whyte Ave. Tickets are $26-$45. Early booking is recommended for best seat selection; many performances sell out in advance. http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    4:00pm
  • Summer Reading Demo: Discover how reading, reviewing books, taking quizzes and participating at the library will earn you badges and chances to win prizes all summer long at an Adult Demo Day meeting for teens and adults focusing on "Online Summer Reading" at 12pm at the SkillShare Space at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. 778-7230
    12:00pm
  • Wednesday Farmers Market: The Wednesday Farmers Market takes place from 12-5pm at the Fairhaven Village Green, 1207 10th St. (behind Village Books). The market continues weekly through Sept. 30. http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
    12:00pm
  • Children’s Craft Fairs: Kids can buy or sell their homemade crafts and treats at Children's Craft Fairs happening from 2-3pm Wednesday at the Ferndale Library (2125 Main St.) and 10:30am-11:30am Thursday at the Lynden Library (216 4th St.). Registration is required to sell; anyone can shop. http://www.wcls.org
    2:00pm
  • Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market: Suss out summer offerings at the weekly Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market from 3-7pm every Wednesday through September at Hammer Heritage Park. http://www.sedrowoolleyfarmersmarket.com
    3:00pm
  • Chuckanut Writers Workshop: As part the Chuckanut Writers series, sign up for a workshop with suspense novelist Jenny Milchman focusing on "Killing People for a Living: The Art of Crime Fiction" at 5pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Entry is $45 and includes a copy of Milchman's latest thriller, As Night Falls. At 7pm, Milchman will read from the novel at a free event that is open to the public. http://www.villagebooks.com or www.whatcomcommunityed.com
    5:00pm
  • Final Downtown Sounds: Baby Cakes and Five Alarm Funk will perform at the final "Downtown Sounds" concert of the season starting at 5:30pm in downtown Bellingham on Bay Street. The 11th annual music series is free. http://www.downtownbellingham.com
    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
  • Group Run: All levels of experience are welcome at a weekly Group Run beginning at 6pm in Mount Vernon at the Skagit Running Company, 702 First St. The 3- to 6-mile run is great for beginners or for others wanting an easy recovery. Entry is free and no registration is required. http://www.skagitrunners.org
    6:00pm
  • Summer Concert Series: The Port of Anacortes' Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by the Fidalgo Swing from 6:30-8pm Wednesday at the city's Seafarers' Memorial Park, 601 Seafarers' Way. Cherry Cherry performs at 6:30pm Friday. The free series continues Wednesdays and Fridays through Aug. 28. http://www.portofanacortes.com
    6:30pm
  • Brewers Cruise: Sample liquid goods from Boundary Bay Brewery, Flyers Brewery, and Skagit River Brewery at San Juan Cruises' "Bellingham Bay Brewers Cruise" starting at 6:30pm at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. Entry is $35. http://www.whales.com
    6:30pm
  • As Night Falls: Mystery writer Jenny Milchman reads from her latest thriller, As Night Falls, at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Described as a "breathless new novel of psychological suspense about a dark, twisted turn of events that could shatter a family," the book focuses on prison escapees who terrorize a trio in the Adirondack mountains. 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

Thursday, July 30, 2015 (19 events)

  • Tractor and Machinery Show: The Puget Sound Antique Tractor & Machinery Association hosts its 44th annual "Tractor and Machinery Show" from 7am-7pm Wednesday through Friday, and 7am-4pm Saturday at Lynden's Berthusen Park, 8836 Berthusen Rd. Daily events include threshing bees, sawmill demos, gas engines, tractor pulling, antique vehicles, a bookstore, corn grinding, blacksmithing, an adult pedal tractor pull, activities for kids and more. Entry is $3-$7. http://www.psatma.com
    7:00am
  • Movement Graffiti: New dance works by choreographers Nolan Hoppe-Leonard, Tara Reiter, Eli Madsen, Cassandra Howlet, and Artistic Director Nolan Dennett can be seen at "Movement Graffiti: Dance Theater" performances at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Western Washington University's Viking Union Multipurpose Room. Entry to see the impressionistic works is $6-$10. 650-6146 or http://www.tickets.wwu.edu
    7:30pm
  • Office Hours: Local playwright Brian Toews' Office Hours premieres this week with showings at 7:30pm at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The play is inspired by the ancient Greek myth of Medea, and tells the story of the personal and professional fall of a distinguished English professor at a prestigious liberal arts university. Tickets are $10-$12 and additional showings take place Aug. 6-8. P.S. Due to adult language, viewer discretion is advised. http://www.idiomtheater.com
    7:30pm
  • Shakespeare Northwest: Audiences can view Shakespeare Northwest's version of The Noble Kinsmen, a comedic tale about two cousins who are vying for the affection of the same maiden, at 7pm Thursday at Mount Vernon's Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. Romeo & Juliet shows at 7pm Friday, and from 1-9pm Saturday, "Iron Man" features the two plays, plus a showing of the ensemble's traveling show, "Shakespeare's Wonderland." Tickets are $10-$12 for the regular shows, $30 to attend "Iron Man." http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Three Times a Bridesmaid: The world premiere or Three Times a Bridesmaid continues this weekend with shows at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave. The original play by ACT's Willow McLaughlin focuses on the dilemma of an engaged woman as she recounts the many trials, tribulations and farcical tragedies in weddings she has participated in. Tickets are $18 and additional showings happen through Aug. 15. http://www.acttheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Marrowstone Music Festival: Orchestral and chamber music rehearsals, master classes, and professional performances for the public will be part of the 72nd annual Marrowstone Music Festival taking place from July 26-Aug. 9 at Western Washington University. Students ages 14-25 come from more than 30 states and several countries to study with internationally acclaimed faculty. Public concerts take place July 30 and Aug. 1, 2, 6, 8 and 9. Prices vary. http://www.marrowstone.org
    8:00am
  • MBT Summer Rep: Joe Dipietro's The Last Romance, Neil Simon's Jakes's Women, and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, continue this week at showings at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, 3pm Sunday, and 7:30pm Tuesday as part of the MBT Summer Rep at the Mount Baker Theatre's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $25. The plays show in repertory through Aug. 9. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Bard on the Beach: Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors plays in repertory with King Lear, Love's Labour's Lost, and Shakespeare's Rebel at the 26th annual "Bard on the Beach" through September at Vancouver BC's Vanier Park, 1695 Whyte Ave. Tickets are $26-$45. Early booking is recommended for best seat selection; many performances sell out in advance. http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    7:00pm
  • Boating Center Open: The Community Boating Center is open from 12pm to sunset on weekdays, and 10am to sunset on weekends through the summer at their headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. Rentals include kayaks, sailboats, rowboats and paddle boards. Registration for youth camps and adult classes are currently available online. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    12:00pm
  • Lynden Farmers Market: Procure goods from local growers at the Lynden Farmers Market from 12-5pm at 324 Front St. (across from the Jansen Art Center). The market continues Thursdays through Oct. 29. http://www.lyndenfarmersmarket.com
    12:00pm
  • Beer, Brats, Art: Whatcom Museum hosts a 5th Thursday "Beer & Brats" gathering from 5-7pm in the courtyard at the Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St. Socializing, brats paired with local beer byWander Brewing, and a chance to explore the current exhibits via a Bingo game will be part of the fun. Entry is $5 for members, $10 otherwise. Attendees must be 21 or older. http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    5:00pm
  • Blues and Brews: The Stacy Jones Band will perform at a "Blues, Brews & BBQ" summer concert series taking place from 5-9pm every Thursday through Aug. 27 on the waterfront terrace at Hotel Bellwether, One Bellwether Way. The free event features a variety of live music, local beer and a delicious barbecue menu. ww.hotelbellwether.com
    5:00pm
  • Elizabeth Park Concert Series: Band Zandt, the east county's favorite dance band, performs from 6-8pm in Bellingham's Columbia Neighborhood at Elizabeth Park. The free, family friendly summer concert series features live music every Thursday through Aug. 27. http://www.cob.org
    6:00pm
  • History Cruise: Whatcom Museum's "Sunset History Cruise" starts at 6pm at Island Mariner Cruises, 2621 S. Harbor Loop Dr. Bellingham historian Brian Griffin leads the popular Bellingham Bay excursions, which, in addition to beautiful scenery, includes stories about the region's fascinating history. Tickets are $30-$35; additional cruises take place Thursdays through Aug. 27. http://www.whatcommuseum.org
    6:00pm
  • Main Course Salads: Cindy McKinney focuses on "Main Course Salads" at a class taking place from 6-8:30pm at the Cordata Community Food Co-op, 315 Westerly Rd. Entry is $39. 383-3200
    6:00pm
  • Speaker Series: "What Are All Those Algae in the Bay? What Makes Algal Blooms Harmful and How it Affects Coastal Communities" will be the focus of a free public speaker series event with Dr. Robin Kodner at 7pm at Birch Bay Bible Community Church, 4460 Bay Rd. (360) 715-7450
    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

Friday, July 31, 2015 (29 events)

  • Tractor and Machinery Show: The Puget Sound Antique Tractor & Machinery Association hosts its 44th annual "Tractor and Machinery Show" from 7am-7pm Wednesday through Friday, and 7am-4pm Saturday at Lynden's Berthusen Park, 8836 Berthusen Rd. Daily events include threshing bees, sawmill demos, gas engines, tractor pulling, antique vehicles, a bookstore, corn grinding, blacksmithing, an adult pedal tractor pull, activities for kids and more. Entry is $3-$7. http://www.psatma.com
    7:00am
  • Movement Graffiti: New dance works by choreographers Nolan Hoppe-Leonard, Tara Reiter, Eli Madsen, Cassandra Howlet, and Artistic Director Nolan Dennett can be seen at "Movement Graffiti: Dance Theater" performances at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Western Washington University's Viking Union Multipurpose Room. Entry to see the impressionistic works is $6-$10. 650-6146 or http://www.tickets.wwu.edu
    7:30pm
  • Office Hours: Local playwright Brian Toews' Office Hours premieres this week with showings at 7:30pm at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The play is inspired by the ancient Greek myth of Medea, and tells the story of the personal and professional fall of a distinguished English professor at a prestigious liberal arts university. Tickets are $10-$12 and additional showings take place Aug. 6-8. P.S. Due to adult language, viewer discretion is advised. http://www.idiomtheater.com
    7:30pm
  • Shakespeare Northwest: Audiences can view Shakespeare Northwest's version of The Noble Kinsmen, a comedic tale about two cousins who are vying for the affection of the same maiden, at 7pm Thursday at Mount Vernon's Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. Romeo & Juliet shows at 7pm Friday, and from 1-9pm Saturday, "Iron Man" features the two plays, plus a showing of the ensemble's traveling show, "Shakespeare's Wonderland." Tickets are $10-$12 for the regular shows, $30 to attend "Iron Man." http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Three Times a Bridesmaid: The world premiere or Three Times a Bridesmaid continues this weekend with shows at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave. The original play by ACT's Willow McLaughlin focuses on the dilemma of an engaged woman as she recounts the many trials, tribulations and farcical tragedies in weddings she has participated in. Tickets are $18 and additional showings happen through Aug. 15. http://www.acttheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Marrowstone Music Festival: Orchestral and chamber music rehearsals, master classes, and professional performances for the public will be part of the 72nd annual Marrowstone Music Festival taking place from July 26-Aug. 9 at Western Washington University. Students ages 14-25 come from more than 30 states and several countries to study with internationally acclaimed faculty. Public concerts take place July 30 and Aug. 1, 2, 6, 8 and 9. Prices vary. http://www.marrowstone.org
    8:00am
  • MBT Summer Rep: Joe Dipietro's The Last Romance, Neil Simon's Jakes's Women, and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, continue this week at showings at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, 3pm Sunday, and 7:30pm Tuesday as part of the MBT Summer Rep at the Mount Baker Theatre's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $25. The plays show in repertory through Aug. 9. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Bard on the Beach: Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors plays in repertory with King Lear, Love's Labour's Lost, and Shakespeare's Rebel at the 26th annual "Bard on the Beach" through September at Vancouver BC's Vanier Park, 1695 Whyte Ave. Tickets are $26-$45. Early booking is recommended for best seat selection; many performances sell out in advance. http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    7:00pm
  • Boating Center Open: The Community Boating Center is open from 12pm to sunset on weekdays, and 10am to sunset on weekends through the summer at their headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. Rentals include kayaks, sailboats, rowboats and paddle boards. Registration for youth camps and adult classes are currently available online. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    12:00pm
  • The Little Prince: The Neighborhood Playhouse presents showings of The Little Prince at 7pm Friday and 2pm and 5pm Saturday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. The culminating performance of the ensemble's summer drama camp for experienced young actors features six student actors ranging in age from 11-17. Suggested donation to see the budding thespians is $5 at the door. http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net
    7:00pm
  • An Improvised Musical: Improvised scenes, songs, choreography and more can be experienced when "An Improvised Musical" shows for the final weekend at 9pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. . http://www.theupfront.com
    9:00pm
  • Sin & Gin Tours: Learn more about the history of vice and sin that helped make the foundation of our urban locales what they are today at the annual "Sin & Gin Tours" at 7pm Friday in Fairhaven next to Skylark's Hidden Cafe (1308 11th St.) and 7pm Saturday at the Bureau of Historical Investigation (217 W. Holly St.). Tickets to take part in the historical tours are $15 general and $19 with a drink. Tours take place weekends through Aug. 29. http://www.thebureaubellingham.com
    7:00pm
  • Mount Baker Blues Festival: Midlife Crisis and the Alimony Horns, Popa Chubby, the Naughty Blokes, the Fat Tones, Scott Holt, Hundred Seventy Split, Foghat, Nick Vigarino, Junkyard Jane, and Ana Popovic will be among the talent performing at the 20th annual Mount Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival taking place Friday through Sunday at the Deming Log Show Grounds, 3295 Cedarville Rd. Day passes are $65-$70; a weekend pass is $135 (includes camping and showers). http://www.bakerblues.com
    4:00pm
  • Studio Swap Meet: Allied Arts of Whatcom County will host a "Studio Sweep" from 9am-4pm Friday through Sunday at the old location of Dakota Arts, 1415 Cornwall Ave. The swap meet is open to all and gives artists an opportunity to clean out their excess paint brushes, canvas, pottery supplies, easels, drawing materials, textiles, beads, tools, studio seconds, prints, fine art pieces, musical instruments, costumes, etc. Entry to pay for booth spaces is $35 after July 29 ($20-$30 before then). http://www.alliedarts.org
    9:00am
  • Plover Ferry: The Plover ferry runs through the summer from 12-8pm Friday and Saturday and 10am-6pm Sunday departing on the hour from the Blaine Visitor's Dock, Gate II at Blaine Harbor. Suggested donation for the excursions is $1 for kids and $5 for adults. http://www.draytonharbormaritime.org
    12:00pm
  • Wild Things: Kids, adults and adventurers can join Wild Whatcom Walks for a "Wild Things" excursion from 9:30-11am at North Lake Whatcom Park. Entry is by donation. http://www.wildwhatcom.org
    9:30am
  • Children’s Craft Fair: Peruse a wide array of crafts and baked goods made by area youth at the 47th annual Children's Craft Fair taking place from 11am-1pm on the lawn of the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. All items will be priced at $4 or less. http://www.bellinghampubliclibrary.org
    11:00am
  • Food Truck Friday: Papous Gyros will be in attendance at today's "Food Truck Friday" event from 11:30am-1:30pm at Maritime Heritage Park, 500 W. Holly St. Entertainment by the hula-hooping Ms. B, , lawn games and more will be part of the event. 778-7000
    11:30am
  • 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
  • Waldo Party: Attend a "Find Waldo in Fairhaven" celebration at 4pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The event wraps up the monthlong scavenger hunt that took place in the historic district, and will include games, prizes to those who took part in the 25-store search, eat treats and find a real-live Waldo hiding in the store. The wearing of red stripes and glasses is encouraged. Entry is free. http://www.villagebooks.com
    4:00pm
  • Riverwalk Concert Series: Bobby Holland and the Breadline perform as part of a Riverwalk Summer Concert Series from 6-8pm at Riverwalk Park in historic downtown Mount Vernon. The free concerts will be held every Thursday through Aug. 27. http://www.mountvernonchamber.com
    6:00pm
  • Farm Tunes: Gentri Watson performs at a "Friday Fish Fry, Farm Tunes, & Old Fashioneds" event from 6-8pm at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian. The free series takes place Fridays through Oct. 2. http://www.bellewoodfarms.com
    6:00pm
  • Salmon Sail: Combine your tastes for adventure and delicious food at a weekly three-hour "Bellingham Bay Salmon Dinner Sail" aboard the Schooner Zodiac leaving at 6pm from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. Tickets are $59 for kids and $79 for adults. http://www.schoonerzodiac.com
    6:00pm
  • Library Lock-In: Middle- and high-schoolers can sign up for "Teen Library Lock-In Madness" taking place from 6-9pm at the Blaine Library, 610 3rd St. The students are encouraged to dress as their favorite characters and enjoy games, crafts, pizza and more. Please sign up in advance for the free event. http://www.wcls.org
    6:00pm
  • Salmon Dinner Sail: Combine your tastes for adventure and delicious food at a weekly three-hour "Bellingham Bay Salmon Dinner Sail" aboard the Schooner Zodiac leaving at 6pm from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. Tickets are $59 for kids and $79 for adults. http://www.schoonerzodiac.com
    6:00pm
  • Beer & Brats: Hemplers bratwurst, Kulshan Brewery beer and locally made buns can be had at the weekly "Beers & Brats" evening cruise leaving at 6:30pm from the Island Mariner's slip at Squalicum Harbor, 2621 S. Harbor Loop Dr. Entry is $35. http://www.islandmariner.com
    6:30pm
  • Swing Dance with the BYJB: The Bellingham Youth Jazz Band (BYJB) presents a benefit Swing Dance from 7-9pm at the Bellingham Senior Activities Center, 315 Halleck St. This all-ages dance is open to the public, with donations supporting the BYJB and Whatcom County Parks, which provides rehearsal space for this group. Complimentary food and drink will be provided by BYJB parents. http://www.jazzproject.org
    7:00pm
  • Friday Night Dance Party: A mix of swing, Latin and ballroom will be highlighted and danced to with an introductory lesson at the weekly Friday Night Dance Party from 7:30-10pm at the Bellingham Dance Company, 1705 N. State St. Admission is $5-$7. ww.bellinghamdancecompany.com
    7:30pm
  • Moon Walk: Area women are invited to join Wild Whatcom Walks for a "Blue Moon Special" full moon walk happening from 7:30-10:30pm at a beachfront Whatcom County locale (which will be revealed after you reserve a spot on the outing). Entry is by donation. Expect natural history info, walking/mild hiking, wildlife observation during a solo experience and a sharing circle. http://www.wildwhatcom.org
    7:30pm

Saturday, August 1, 2015 (40 events)

  • Tractor and Machinery Show: The Puget Sound Antique Tractor & Machinery Association hosts its 44th annual "Tractor and Machinery Show" from 7am-7pm Wednesday through Friday, and 7am-4pm Saturday at Lynden's Berthusen Park, 8836 Berthusen Rd. Daily events include threshing bees, sawmill demos, gas engines, tractor pulling, antique vehicles, a bookstore, corn grinding, blacksmithing, an adult pedal tractor pull, activities for kids and more. Entry is $3-$7. http://www.psatma.com
    7:00am
  • Movement Graffiti: New dance works by choreographers Nolan Hoppe-Leonard, Tara Reiter, Eli Madsen, Cassandra Howlet, and Artistic Director Nolan Dennett can be seen at "Movement Graffiti: Dance Theater" performances at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday, at Western Washington University's Viking Union Multipurpose Room. Entry to see the impressionistic works is $6-$10. 650-6146 or http://www.tickets.wwu.edu
    7:30pm
  • Office Hours: Local playwright Brian Toews' Office Hours premieres this week with showings at 7:30pm at the iDiOM Theater, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The play is inspired by the ancient Greek myth of Medea, and tells the story of the personal and professional fall of a distinguished English professor at a prestigious liberal arts university. Tickets are $10-$12 and additional showings take place Aug. 6-8. P.S. Due to adult language, viewer discretion is advised. http://www.idiomtheater.com
    7:30pm
  • Shakespeare Northwest: Audiences can view Shakespeare Northwest's version of The Noble Kinsmen, a comedic tale about two cousins who are vying for the affection of the same maiden, at 7pm Thursday at Mount Vernon's Rexville-Blackrock Amphitheater, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. Romeo & Juliet shows at 7pm Friday, and from 1-9pm Saturday, "Iron Man" features the two plays, plus a showing of the ensemble's traveling show, "Shakespeare's Wonderland." Tickets are $10-$12 for the regular shows, $30 to attend "Iron Man." http://www.shakesnw.org
    7:00pm
  • Three Times a Bridesmaid: The world premiere or Three Times a Bridesmaid continues this weekend with shows at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave. The original play by ACT's Willow McLaughlin focuses on the dilemma of an engaged woman as she recounts the many trials, tribulations and farcical tragedies in weddings she has participated in. Tickets are $18 and additional showings happen through Aug. 15. http://www.acttheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Marrowstone Music Festival: Orchestral and chamber music rehearsals, master classes, and professional performances for the public will be part of the 72nd annual Marrowstone Music Festival taking place from July 26-Aug. 9 at Western Washington University. Students ages 14-25 come from more than 30 states and several countries to study with internationally acclaimed faculty. Public concerts take place July 30 and Aug. 1, 2, 6, 8 and 9. Prices vary. http://www.marrowstone.org
    8:00am
  • MBT Summer Rep: Joe Dipietro's The Last Romance, Neil Simon's Jakes's Women, and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, continue this week at showings at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, 3pm Sunday, and 7:30pm Tuesday as part of the MBT Summer Rep at the Mount Baker Theatre's Walton Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Tickets are $25. The plays show in repertory through Aug. 9. 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
    7:30pm
  • Bard on the Beach: Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors plays in repertory with King Lear, Love's Labour's Lost, and Shakespeare's Rebel at the 26th annual "Bard on the Beach" through September at Vancouver BC's Vanier Park, 1695 Whyte Ave. Tickets are $26-$45. Early booking is recommended for best seat selection; many performances sell out in advance. http://www.bardonthebeach.org
    7:00pm
  • Boating Center Open: The Community Boating Center is open from 12pm to sunset on weekdays, and 10am to sunset on weekends through the summer at their headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. Rentals include kayaks, sailboats, rowboats and paddle boards. Registration for youth camps and adult classes are currently available online. http://www.boatingcenter.org
    12:00pm
  • The Little Prince: The Neighborhood Playhouse presents showings of The Little Prince at 7pm Friday and 2pm and 5pm Saturday at the Bellingham Theatre Guild, 1600 H St. The culminating performance of the ensemble's summer drama camp for experienced young actors features six student actors ranging in age from 11-17. Suggested donation to see the budding thespians is $5 at the door. http://www.theneighborhoodplayhouse.net
    7:00pm
  • An Improvised Musical: Improvised scenes, songs, choreography and more can be experienced when "An Improvised Musical" shows for the final weekend at 9pm Friday and Saturday at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. . http://www.theupfront.com
    9:00pm
  • Sin & Gin Tours: Learn more about the history of vice and sin that helped make the foundation of our urban locales what they are today at the annual "Sin & Gin Tours" at 7pm Friday in Fairhaven next to Skylark's Hidden Cafe (1308 11th St.) and 7pm Saturday at the Bureau of Historical Investigation (217 W. Holly St.). Tickets to take part in the historical tours are $15 general and $19 with a drink. Tours take place weekends through Aug. 29. http://www.thebureaubellingham.com
    7:00pm
  • Mount Baker Blues Festival: Midlife Crisis and the Alimony Horns, Popa Chubby, the Naughty Blokes, the Fat Tones, Scott Holt, Hundred Seventy Split, Foghat, Nick Vigarino, Junkyard Jane, and Ana Popovic will be among the talent performing at the 20th annual Mount Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival taking place Friday through Sunday at the Deming Log Show Grounds, 3295 Cedarville Rd. Day passes are $65-$70; a weekend pass is $135 (includes camping and showers). http://www.bakerblues.com
    4:00pm
  • Studio Swap Meet: Allied Arts of Whatcom County will host a "Studio Sweep" from 9am-4pm Friday through Sunday at the old location of Dakota Arts, 1415 Cornwall Ave. The swap meet is open to all and gives artists an opportunity to clean out their excess paint brushes, canvas, pottery supplies, easels, drawing materials, textiles, beads, tools, studio seconds, prints, fine art pieces, musical instruments, costumes, etc. Entry to pay for booth spaces is $35 after July 29 ($20-$30 before then). http://www.alliedarts.org
    9:00am
  • Plover Ferry: The Plover ferry runs through the summer from 12-8pm Friday and Saturday and 10am-6pm Sunday departing on the hour from the Blaine Visitor's Dock, Gate II at Blaine Harbor. Suggested donation for the excursions is $1 for kids and $5 for adults. http://www.draytonharbormaritime.org
    12:00pm
  • Amuze Cabaret Auditions: High-quality performers in various genres are encouraged to attend auditions for an upcoming "Amuze Cabaret" at 3pm Saturday and 6:30pm Sunday at the Conway Muse, 18444 Spruce St. The interactive dinner theater and variety show takes place starting Sept. 11. (360) 540-0091 or http://www.conwaymuse.com
    3:00pm
  • Rollback Weekend: The inaugural "Rollback Weekend" takes place from 10am-7pm Saturday and Sunday along Birch Bay Drive. A classic car show, live music, vendors, food and more will be part of the weekend's festivities. The event is a throwback to the old day in Birch Bay, when cruising the drive was the thing to do. Entry is free (it's $10 to register your car). http://www.birchbaychamber.com
    10:00am
  • Point Roberts Arts & Music Fest: A marketplace featuring local handmade arts and crafts, diverse musical and dance performances, a kid's zone, food, a silent auction and raffle and much more will be part of the 20th annual "Point Roberts Arts & Music Festival: Blast from the Past" from 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday in Point Roberts at Lighthouse Marine Park, 811 Marine Dr. Entry is free. http://www.pointrobertsartsandmusicfestival.com
    10:00am
  • Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival: The Coupeville Arts & Craft Festival takes place from 10am-6pm Saturday and 10am-5pm Sunday in Coupeville on Whidbey Island. The juried show features both regional artists and those from around the country. In addition to the art, there'll be live music, activities for kids, wine and beer gardens, and more. Entry is free. http://www.coupevillefestival.com
    10:00am
  • Drayton Harbor Days: Ferry rides, model boat displays, activities for kids, a "Run to the Border," a raft race, a pirate costume contest, food-related events, steam boat displays, arts and crafts, a farmers market, a pet contest, and more will be part of "Drayton Harbor Days" taking place Saturday and Sunday at the Blaine Harbor Boating Center (235 Marine Dr.) and beyond. Entry is free. http://www.blainechamber.com
    8:00am
  • 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
  • Pancake Breakfast: Help raise funds for the Ferndale Food Bank at a monthly Pancake Breakfast taking place from 8-11am at the United Church of Ferndale, 2034 Washington St. http://www.ferndalefoodbank.org
    8:00am
  • Run to the Border: As part of "Drayton Harbor Days," kids and adults can sign up for the annual "Run to the Border" starting at 8:30am at Blaine's Marine Park, 235 Marine Dr. Race participants actually run through the towering Peace Arch as they head back through the park and towards the finish line back at Marine Park. Participants can walk, jog and/or run during the race. Entry is $6-$20. http://www.letsmoveblaine.org
    8:30am
  • Worm Composting 101: Learn the basics of starting your own worm farm and the benefits of creating compost at a "Worm Composting 101" workshop starting at 9am at the Garden Spot Nursery, 900 Alabama St. Register in advance for the free class. 676-5480 or http://www.garden-spot.com
    9:00am
  • Mount Vernon Farmers Market: The Mount Vernon Farmers Market takes place from 9am-2pm at the city's Waterfront Plaza. In addition to the fresh, local food, expect activities for kids, cooking demos and special events through the season, which continues through Oct. 17. http://www.mountvernonfarmersmarket.org
    9:00am
  • Anacortes Farmers Market: Vegetables, fruit, baked goods, fresh meat and dairy, cut flowers, wine, eggs, art and much more can be found at the Anacortes Farmers Market, which takes place from 9am-2pm every Saturday through Oct. 24 at the Depot Arts Center, 611 R Ave. http://www.anacortesfarmersmarket.org
    9:00am
  • Fairy Trail 5K: Help raise funds for the Lighthouse Mission's Agape Home at today's Agape Fairy Trail 5K starting at 9:30am at Lake Padden Park, 4882 Samish Way. Come dressed as your favorite fairy tale, story book, or literary character and celebrate all the women and children who have found help and hope at the Agape Home. Entry is $5 for kids 12 and under, $20 for adults. http://www.thelighthousemission.org
    9:30am
  • Bellingham Farmers Market: Peruse and purchase a plethora of locally grown produce, ready-to-eat foods, crafts and more at the Bellingham Farmers Market from 10am-3pm at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. The market runs every Saturday through Dec. 19. http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
    10:00am
  • Boat and Car Show: Classic cars and motorcycles, plus classic yachts, working boats and collector boats will be on display as part of the La Conner Classic Boat and Car Show taking place from 10am-4pm at the La Conner Marina. Exhibitors will be there to answer your questions. Entry is $3 (free for children under 12). http://www.lovelaconner.com
    10:00am
  • Summer Harvest Day: Get a behind-the-scenes look at what's involved in running a nonprofit education farm center at a Summer Harvest Day from 10am-5pm at Everson's Cloud Mountain Farm Center, 6906 Goodwin Rd. Attendees can taste freshly harvested fruits and veggies, explore the orchards, learn about beekeeping, take guided farm walks, hear about the center's community education program and more. Entry is free. Tapatio food truck will be on hand with edible wares to purchase. http://www.cloudmountainfarmcenter.org
    10:00am
  • Mary Barr Signing: Local author Mary Barr will be signing her books—including The Trouble with Filly Tucker, The Apple, The Hedge Cat and more—at 11:30am at Barnes & Noble, 4099 Meridian St. Barr will return to the venue at 1pm Sat., Aug. 8. 647-7018 or http://www.barnesandnoble.com
    11:30am
  • Beers Made by Walking: Join Whatcom Land Trust and Aslan Brewing for a "Beers Made by Walking" excursion from 12-5pm at the Stimpson Family Nature Reserve. The hike will be led by naturalists and Whatcom Land Trust. Brewers attending the hikes are challenged to create a unique, place-based beer that serves as a drinkable, landscape portrait of the trails that are walked. The resulting beers will be served at a special tapping event in the fall, and proceeds from the beer sales will benefit Whatcom Land Trust.Entry is http://www.whatcomlandtrust.org
    12:00pm
  • Live Painting at Rexville Grocery: Artist and performer Bill "Fireball" Ball will paint live during a reception for his exhibit currently on display from 1-3pm in Mount Vernon at the Rexville Grocery, 19271 Best Rd. Ball experiments with a variety of mediums and techniques utilizing painting tools that he designs. See the exhibit through August. http://www.rexvillegrocery.com
    1:00pm
  • This Old House: Listen to or tell stories about old homes in Point Roberts—either yours or someone's else's—at a "This Old House" gathering at 2pm at Point Roberts Community Center, 1487 Gulf Rd. See or bring photos and memorabilia about a different home every Saturday through Aug. 29. (360) 945-6545
    2:00pm
  • Ferndale Uncorked: Wine tastings, hors d'oeuvres, live music and more will be part of a "Ferndale Uncorked" event from 4-7pm on the lawn at Ferndale's Christ Lutheran Church, 5904 Vista Dr. Wine may also be purchased for delivery at a later late. Entry is $25; proceeds benefit Ferndale's only shelter for homeless families—the Interfaith Coalition's Our House. (360) 384-1422
    4:00pm
  • Skagit Valley Art Escape: As part of the seasonal Skagit Valley Art Escape, attend an Art Walk from 5-8pm throughout La Conner. Participating locales will highlight art, musical performances, artist demos and more. http://www.skagitvalleyartescape.com
    5:00pm
  • Smith & Vallee Opening: Works by painters Ed Kamuda, Gregg Laananen, Lisa Gilley, Rob Vetter, and Ruthie V. can be viewed at an opening reception from 5-8pm at Edison's Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. View the pieces from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sun. through Aug. 30. 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
  • Arts at the Port Reception: Attend an opening-night reception for the Anacortes Arts Festival's annual "Arts at the Port" from 6-8pm at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed, 100 Commercial Ave. This evening is the first opportunity to see the three unique exhibits, each centering around the theme "Zeitgeist." The works can also be seen at the festival, which takes place Aug. 7-9 throughout Anacortes. http://www.anacortesartsfestival.com
    6:00pm
  • Hot Damn Scandal: Listen to "tipsy American gypsy blues" when Hot Damn Scandal performs from 6-8:30pm at the Heart of Anacortes, 1014 4th St. Refreshments will be available from Anacortes Brewery, and food by Billy Ray's Burgers, Brats and Dogs will be available to purchase. Entry is $8; children under 12 get in for free. http://www.heartofanacortes.com
    6:00pm

 

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