Week of September 25, 2016

Sunday, September 25 18 events
  • All Day Whatcom Water Week 
    Tours of local water and waste water treatment plants, a "Run with the Chums," a Streams of Thought Film Festival, a social media photo contest, a rainwater irrigation workshop, watershed tours, SeaFeast, and much more will be part of the annual Whatcom Water Week from Sept. 24-Oct. 1 at venues throughout Whatcom County. Most events celebrating our local water resources are free; some require pre-registration. See a full listing online.
  • All Day Eat Local Month 
    A Farm Fund Hootenanny for the Community Food Co-op's Food & Farming Program taking place from 6-10pm Sun., Sept. 4 at the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery will act as the official kickoff for Sustainable Connections' annual Eat Local Month, which features various events throughout September. The month will bring Bellingham Beer Week (Sept. 9-18), the Whatcom Farm Tour (Sat., Sept. 10) menu specials at a plethora of participating restaurants, open houses, a coffee home brewing workshop, Chef in the Market, After Hours Markets, gardening workshops, and Seafeast—a new event at the tail end of September celebrating Bellingham's maritime heritage, working waterfront and fishing and seafood industries. See the full schedule online.
    Bellingham and Whatcom County :: http://www.eatlocalfirst.org
  • All Day A gold medal standard 
  • 12:00pm Boating Center Open 
    The Community Boating Center is open from 12pm to sunset Saturdays and Sundays through mid-October at their headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. Rentals include kayaks, sailboats, rowboats and paddle boards.
    Community Boating Center :: http://www.boatingcenter.org
  • 10:00am Connected by climate 
  • 7:30pm Little Women 
    A Broadway version of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women continues this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30pm Sunday in Oak Harbor at the Whidbey Playhouse, 730 S.E. Midway Blvd. Tickets to the musical about sisters and their experiences growing up in Civil War America are $20. Additional shows happen through Oct. 2.
    Whidbey Playhouse :: http://www.whidbeyplayhouse.com
  • 7:30pm The Miracle Worker 
    Watch the story of Annie Sullivan and her blind and mute student, Helen Keller, when The Miracle Worker opens this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday and Friday, and 2pm Saturday and Sunday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets are $8-$12 and can be purchased online or at the door. Additional performances happen through Oct. 9; there will be a special showing with interpretation for the hearing-impaired on Oct. 8.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
  • 7:30pm Love, Loss & What I Wore 
    The Bellingham Theatre Guild presents Nora and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss & What I Wore starting this week with performances at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at Whatcom Community College's Heiner Auditorium, 237 W. Kellogg Rd. (the alternate locale fills in while the BTG finishes up renovations at their H Street headquarters). See the intimate collection of funny and poignant stories—which use clothing and accessories and to trigger memories—through Oct. 2. Tickets are $12-$14.
  • 7:30am - 2:30pm Bellingham Bay Marathon 
    Scenic courses with views of Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands, and the North Cascades will be part of the annual Bellingham Bay Marathon taking place from 7:30am-2:30pm starting near Gooseberry Point on Lummi Nation and finishing at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. The Finish Festival will include live music, a beer garden and food vendors. Entry is $35-$110.
  • 8:00am - 10:00am Veterans Breakfast 
    Veterans, their families and guests and invited to a monthly Veterans Breakfast from 8-10am at VFW Post 1585, 625 N. State St. Attendees can enjoy pancakes, waffles, French toast and more. Entry is $7; money raised supports local vets.
    VFW Post 1585 :: (360) 734-5520
  • 8:00am - 11:00am Rabbit Ride 
    Join members of the Mount Baker Bicycle Club for a "Rabbit Ride" starting at 8am every Sunday at Fairhaven Bicycle, 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 Bicycle :: http://www.mtbakerbikeclub.org
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm Starry Night Chamber Orchestra 
    The Starry Night Chamber Orchestra performs at 3pm at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. The ensemble is comprised of professional musicians from around the Pacific Northwest. They are frequently engaged as an orchestra for many choral and operatic groups, and the members are often hired as soloists and chamber musicians for various special occasions. Tickets are $10-$20.
    Lincoln Theatre :: http://www.lincolntheatre.org
  • 4:00pm - 6:30pm Art of Jazz 
    The Dmitri Matheny/Ed Dunsavage Quartet performs at the Jazz Project first "Art of Jazz" concert of the season from 4-6:30pm at the BAAY Theatre, 1059 N. State St. Tickets to the monthly concert are $10 for students, $16 general.
    BAAY Theatre :: http://www.jazzproject.org
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm I, Angus 
    Vancouver, B.C.-based author Mike Hartner reads from his new book of historical fiction, I, Angus, at 4pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St.
    Village Books :: http://www.villagebooks.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Deobrat Mishra 
    Sitar master and composer Deobrat Mishra—an 11th generation musician—returns to Bellingham to perform at 7pm at the Majestic, 1027 N. Forest St. Mishar is director of the Benares Music Academy, which provides school and home for students ranging from international travelers to the community of "untouchables" in India. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
  • 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 :: http://www.presence-studio.com
  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm Culture Shock 
    Improvisers Robin Corsberg and Megan Galley present "Culture Shock" at 7:30pm at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. Tickets to see the women explore what happens "when you enter the unknown" are $10; proceeds will raise money to enable Galley to travel to Africa to film a documentary for Anasi, a nonprofit with a mission to fund the high school educations of academically qualified students in Ghana.
    Upfront Theatre :: http://www.theupfront.com
  • 8:30pm - 10:00pm Standup Comedy Showcase 
    John Lee, Timmy Riney, Lee Cox, Monisa Brown, and Alyssa Yeomah will be among the funny folks performing at a Standup Comedy Showcase at 8:30pm at the Shakedown, 1212 N. State St. Joel O'Connor will host. Entry will be $3 at the door.
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TODAY 11 events
  • All Day Whatcom Water Week 
    Tours of local water and waste water treatment plants, a "Run with the Chums," a Streams of Thought Film Festival, a social media photo contest, a rainwater irrigation workshop, watershed tours, SeaFeast, and much more will be part of the annual Whatcom Water Week from Sept. 24-Oct. 1 at venues throughout Whatcom County. Most events celebrating our local water resources are free; some require pre-registration. See a full listing online.
  • All Day Eat Local Month 
    A Farm Fund Hootenanny for the Community Food Co-op's Food & Farming Program taking place from 6-10pm Sun., Sept. 4 at the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery will act as the official kickoff for Sustainable Connections' annual Eat Local Month, which features various events throughout September. The month will bring Bellingham Beer Week (Sept. 9-18), the Whatcom Farm Tour (Sat., Sept. 10) menu specials at a plethora of participating restaurants, open houses, a coffee home brewing workshop, Chef in the Market, After Hours Markets, gardening workshops, and Seafeast—a new event at the tail end of September celebrating Bellingham's maritime heritage, working waterfront and fishing and seafood industries. See the full schedule online.
    Bellingham and Whatcom County :: http://www.eatlocalfirst.org
  • All Day A gold medal standard 
  • 7:00pm The Happy Elf Auditions 
    Adults and children are invited to audition for upcoming performances of Harry Connick Jr.'s The Happy Elf from 7-9pm Monday and Tuesday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm We Grow Market 
    Stock up on organic fruit, veggies and flowers when the We Grow Market Stand—a vocational project for at-risk and homeless youth in our community—sells its wares from 3-5pm every Monday through September in front of Northwest Youth Services, 1020 N. State St.
    Northwest Youth Services :: http://www.nwys.org
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm Yoga for Outdoor Fitness 
    Anna Waham leads a "Yoga for Outdoor Fitness" presentation at 6pm at REI, 400 36th S. The class will provide you with an introduction to basic Yoga exercises and poses along with information on how to take yoga to the next level through insights into how you can incorporate Yoga into your outdoor fitness routine. Register in advance; entry is free.
    REI :: 647-8955 or http://www.rei.com
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm Cooking with Sea Vegetables 
    Join Wellness Chef Kate MacKenzie for a "Cooking with Sea Vegetables" course from 6:30-8:30pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Attendees will enjoy samples of tofu seaweed salad; wakame chowder with a mix of mushrooms; easy sea vegetable stock with kombu and smoked dulse; and save-the-tuna seaweed salad with chick peas and hints of kombu and kelp powder. Entry is $35.
    Community Food Co-op :: http://www.whatcomcommunityed.com
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm Candidate Forum 
    The League of Women Voters of Skagit County will host a Candidate Forum from 6:30-8:30pm in Mount Vernon at the PUD Building 1415 Freeway Dr. Candidates for legislative districts 10, 39 and 40 will be on hand, as will a variety of other candidates.
    PUD Building :: http://www.lwvwa.org
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Open Mic 
    Local writer and teacher Laurel Leigh helms the monthly Open Mic at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Sign up at the main counter or by calling the number listed below to share your published and unpublished stories, poems and essays.
    Village Books :: (360) 671-2626
  • 8:00pm - 9:30pm 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 :: http://www.poetrynight.org
  • 9:30pm - 11:30pm 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. Each week, the event features approximately 20 standup comedians who each do a four-minute set.
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Tuesday, September 27 16 events
  • All Day Whatcom Water Week 
    Tours of local water and waste water treatment plants, a "Run with the Chums," a Streams of Thought Film Festival, a social media photo contest, a rainwater irrigation workshop, watershed tours, SeaFeast, and much more will be part of the annual Whatcom Water Week from Sept. 24-Oct. 1 at venues throughout Whatcom County. Most events celebrating our local water resources are free; some require pre-registration. See a full listing online.
  • All Day Eat Local Month 
    A Farm Fund Hootenanny for the Community Food Co-op's Food & Farming Program taking place from 6-10pm Sun., Sept. 4 at the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery will act as the official kickoff for Sustainable Connections' annual Eat Local Month, which features various events throughout September. The month will bring Bellingham Beer Week (Sept. 9-18), the Whatcom Farm Tour (Sat., Sept. 10) menu specials at a plethora of participating restaurants, open houses, a coffee home brewing workshop, Chef in the Market, After Hours Markets, gardening workshops, and Seafeast—a new event at the tail end of September celebrating Bellingham's maritime heritage, working waterfront and fishing and seafood industries. See the full schedule online.
    Bellingham and Whatcom County :: http://www.eatlocalfirst.org
  • All Day A gold medal standard 
  • 7:00pm The Happy Elf Auditions 
    Adults and children are invited to audition for upcoming performances of Harry Connick Jr.'s The Happy Elf from 7-9pm Monday and Tuesday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm Making Miso 
    Learn the surprising ways fermented foods can make you happier and healthier when Regina Zwilling leads a hands-on Miso Workshop at 4pm in Mount Vernon at the Skagit Valley Food Co-op, 202 S. First St. In addition to going home with a jar of miso made during class, participants will learn more about the history and science behind fermentation. Entry is $15.
    Skagit Valley Food Co-op :: http://www.skagitfoodcoop.com
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm All-Paces 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.
    Fairhaven Runners :: http://www.fairhavenrunners.com
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Bingo in Blaine 
    Win cash and prizes at EZ Bingo at 6pm at the Blaine Senior Center, 763 G St. Entry is $15 and includes eight games, with three cards a game. Show up at 5pm for a grilled hamburger (or garden burger) meal for $6.
    Blaine Senior Center :: http://www.blaineseniorcenter.com
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Not If But When 
    Experts from the Western Washington University Palliative Care Institute and Whatcom County Library System will give a presentation focused on "Not If But When: Grief and Loss Introduced Through Books for Youth" at 6pm at the Burlington Public Library, 820 E. Washington Ave. This is a great learning opportunity for parents, educators, healthcare workers, clergy and other community members dedicated to young people.
    Burlington Public Library :: http://www.notifbutwhen.org
  • 6:30pm - 9:00pm Wonton and Char Siu 
    Chef Robert Fong will school attendees on how to wrap their own wontons at a "Wonton and Char Siu" class from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Entry is $49.
    Community Food Co-op :: http://www.whatcomcommunityed.com
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm Roving Cocktail Party 
    Valley Shine Distillery owners Ben and Stacy will create one of their signature cocktails at a "Roving Cocktail Party" starting at 6:30pm in Mount Vernon at Gretchen's Kitchen, 509 S. First St. From there, participants will meander down the street to Valley Shine to try another and enjoy hearty appetizers. Entry is $45.
    Gretchen's Kitchen :: http://www.gretchenskitchen.com
  • 6:30pm - 11:00pm Bellingham Reads 
    Discuss Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You at a Bellingham Reads book discussion at 6:30pm at the Dodson Room at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. All adults are welcome.
    Bellingham Public Library :: (360) 778-7236
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eagle Presentation 
    Noted biologist, conservationist, writer and publisher David Hancock leads an Audubon Society presentation focused on "Bald Eagles: Amazing Comeback from Endangered Status" at 7pm at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. His research considers and addresses a variety of ecological concerns, including cross-border population differences and potential conflicts with other wildlife populations. Suggested donation is $5.
    Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Blackfish Prophecy 
    Rachel Clark reads from The Blackfish Prophecy at 7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th ST. The YA book focuses on three teens driven to connect with the highly-evolved consciousness of the Orca.
    Village Books :: http://www.villagebooks.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:30pm 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 :: http://www.skagitfolkdancers.org
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Beginning Square Dance 
    No partner or experience will be needed when Rainbow Squares kick off a series of beginning Square Dance lessons tonight from 7-9pm at Lynden's Ten Mile Grange, 6958 Hannegan Rd. The first two lessons in the series are free; admission is $5 per person after Oct. 4. Please register in advance.
    Ten Mile Grange :: (360) 733-4487 or http://www.sqdance.org
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Monastery Talk 
    Learn about the history and efforts to rebuild the Surmang Monasteries in remote eastern Tibet that were destroyed by the Chinese during the Cultural Revolution at 7pm at the Bellingham Shambhala Meditation Center, 2825 Meridian St. Lee Weingrad will share slides of the region and his 23 years of experience to transform it.
    Bellingham Shambhala Meditation Center :: http://www.bellingham.shambhala.org
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Wednesday, September 28 14 events
  • All Day Whatcom Water Week 
    Tours of local water and waste water treatment plants, a "Run with the Chums," a Streams of Thought Film Festival, a social media photo contest, a rainwater irrigation workshop, watershed tours, SeaFeast, and much more will be part of the annual Whatcom Water Week from Sept. 24-Oct. 1 at venues throughout Whatcom County. Most events celebrating our local water resources are free; some require pre-registration. See a full listing online.
  • All Day Eat Local Month 
    A Farm Fund Hootenanny for the Community Food Co-op's Food & Farming Program taking place from 6-10pm Sun., Sept. 4 at the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery will act as the official kickoff for Sustainable Connections' annual Eat Local Month, which features various events throughout September. The month will bring Bellingham Beer Week (Sept. 9-18), the Whatcom Farm Tour (Sat., Sept. 10) menu specials at a plethora of participating restaurants, open houses, a coffee home brewing workshop, Chef in the Market, After Hours Markets, gardening workshops, and Seafeast—a new event at the tail end of September celebrating Bellingham's maritime heritage, working waterfront and fishing and seafood industries. See the full schedule online.
    Bellingham and Whatcom County :: http://www.eatlocalfirst.org
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  • 11:30am - 1:30pm Bellingham City Club Meeting 
    "How a 21st Century Bellingham Waterfront Could Work" will be the focus of a Bellingham City Club discussion and luncheon from 11:30am-1:30pm at Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwest Ave. The speakers will address the visions, competing needs and opportunities for our waterfront. Entry is $5-$18 and includes a buffet lunch.
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm Lynden Book Club 
    Adults can share what they're reading and gain ideas for their next read at a Book Enthusiasts Book Club meeting from 12:30-1:30pm at the Lynden Library, 216 4th St. Don't worry if you don't have a book to share, as library staff will always have a few to talk about. If you're so inclined, bring a brown bag lunch along.
    Lynden Library :: (360) 354-4883
  • 3:00pm - 7:00pm Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market 
    The Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market takes place from 3-7pm every Wednesday through Oct. 12 at the town's Hammer Heritage Square, 640 Metcalf St.
    Hammer Heritage Square :: http://www.sedrowoolleyfarmersmarket.com
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm Fun with Fermentation 
    Attend a "Sauerkraut and Fermented Veggies" presentation from 4-6pm at the Blaine Library, 610 3rd St. In addition to learning how fun and and easy it is to make your own (even without fancy equipment), participants will get samples for tasting. Entry to the adults-only event is free.
    Blaine Library :: (360) 305-3637
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm Ukulele for Everyone 
    Cynthia Rogers of the Bellingham Ukulele Group leads a "Ukulele for Everyone" gathering at 4:15pm at the Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Dr. Ukuleles will be available for use, and Rogers will host a demo, beginning lessons and a song circle. Entry to the all-ages event is free.
    Everson Library :: http://www.wcls.org
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm 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.
    Skagit Running Company :: http://www.skagitrunners.org
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm 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.
    Skagit Running Company :: http://www.skagitrunners.org
  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm Bokashi Composting 
    Learn more about "Bokashi Composting" from 6:30-8pm at the Cordata Community Food Co-op, 315 Westerly Rd. Bokashi—which means "fermented organic matter" in Japanese—is great for those lacking the space for a traditional compost setup because it is done right in your kitchen with a five-gallon bucket. Entry is free; please register in advance.
    Cordata Community Food Co-op :: 734-8158 or http://www.communityfood.coop
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm Bebel Gilberto 
    World-renowned singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto, who has earned multiple Grammy nominations over the course of her career, will perform at 7:30pm at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Tickets to see the Brazilian superstar and her trademark electric bossa nova are $20-$35.
    Lincoln Theatre :: http://www.lincolntheatre.org
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm Teton Gravity Research's Tight Loose 
    Teton Gravity Research returns to Bellingham to celebrate their 21st birthday with a one-night-only viewing of their new feature-length ski and snowboard film, Tight Loose, at 7:30pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Prize giveaways will be part of the fun. Tickets are $10-$15 and include a two-for-one lift ticket to Stevens Pass.
    Mount Baker Theatre :: 734-6080 or http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm Bebel Gilberto 
    World-renowned singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto, who has earned multiple Grammy nominations over the course of her career, will perform at 7:30pm at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Tickets to see the Brazilian superstar and her trademark electric bossa nova are $20-$35.
    Lincoln Theatre :: http://www.lincolntheatre.org
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Thursday, September 29 11 events
  • 7:30pm Little Women 
    A Broadway version of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women concludes this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30pm Sunday in Oak Harbor at the Whidbey Playhouse, 730 S.E. Midway Blvd. Tickets to the musical about sisters and their experiences growing up in Civil War America are $20.
    Whidbey Playhouse :: http://www.whidbeyplayhouse.com
  • 7:30pm The Miracle Worker 
    Watch the story of Annie Sullivan and her blind and mute student, Helen Keller, when The Miracle Worker continues this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday and Friday, and 2pm Saturday and Sunday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets are $8-$12 and can be purchased online or at the door. Additional performances happen through Oct. 9; there will be a special showing with interpretation for the hearing-impaired on Oct. 8.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
  • 7:30pm The Music Man 
    Meet fast-talking salesman Harold Hill when The Music Man continues this weekend with shows at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave. Tickets to the musical about a conman whose plans are foiled when he falls in love are $20. Additional performances happen weekends through Oct. 20.
    Anacortes Community Theatre :: http://www.acttheatre.com
  • All Day Whatcom Water Week 
    Tours of local water and waste water treatment plants, a "Run with the Chums," a Streams of Thought Film Festival, a social media photo contest, a rainwater irrigation workshop, watershed tours, SeaFeast, and much more will be part of the annual Whatcom Water Week from Sept. 24-Oct. 1 at venues throughout Whatcom County. Most events celebrating our local water resources are free; some require pre-registration. See a full listing online.
  • All Day Eat Local Month 
    A Farm Fund Hootenanny for the Community Food Co-op's Food & Farming Program taking place from 6-10pm Sun., Sept. 4 at the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery will act as the official kickoff for Sustainable Connections' annual Eat Local Month, which features various events throughout September. The month will bring Bellingham Beer Week (Sept. 9-18), the Whatcom Farm Tour (Sat., Sept. 10) menu specials at a plethora of participating restaurants, open houses, a coffee home brewing workshop, Chef in the Market, After Hours Markets, gardening workshops, and Seafeast—a new event at the tail end of September celebrating Bellingham's maritime heritage, working waterfront and fishing and seafood industries. See the full schedule online.
    Bellingham and Whatcom County :: http://www.eatlocalfirst.org
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  • 4:00pm - 7:00pm Final After-Hours Market 
    More than 20 local farmers and food vendors will provide fresh produce, meat, dairy, baked goods and more at the final After Hours Market taking place from 4-7pm at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave.
    Depot Market Square :: http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm Ensembulele 
    Local ukulele players performing under the moniker Ensembulele will give a free concert from 4-5pm at the SkillShare Space at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave.
    Bellingham Public Library :: http://www.bellinghampubliclibrary.org
  • 6:30pm - 9:00pm Autumn Soups 
    Classic butternut squash bisque, Senegalese chicken and peanut soup and more will be on the menu when Karina Davidson helms an "Autumn Soups for the Body and Soul" class from 6:30-9pm at the Community Food Co-op, 1220 N. Forest St. Entry is $45.
    Community Food Co-op :: http://www.whatcomcommunityed.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Tame Your Inner Critic 
    "Tame Your Inner Critic" will be the focus of a Chuckanut Writers workshop with author Cami Ostman from 5:30-7pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Entry is $19; please register in advance.
    Village Books :: 383-3200 or http://www.whatcomcommunityed.com
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm Looking for Betty MacDonald 
    Historian and author Paula Becker reads from Looking for Betty MacDonald: The Egg, The Plague, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, and I at 7:30pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The biography reveals the stories behind MacDonald's memoirs.
    Village Books :: http://www.villagebooks.com
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Friday, September 30 14 events
  • 10:00am Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival 
    The La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum presents its annual "Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival" from 10am-5pm Friday through Sunday at its headquarters and also at Maple Hall and the Civic Garden Club. In addition to viewing an international juried and judged exhibition featuring quilts and fiber art pieces incorporating both traditional and contemporary designs, there will be workshops, classes and a silent auction. Entry is $9-$10.
  • All Day Little Women 
    A Broadway version of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women concludes this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30pm Sunday in Oak Harbor at the Whidbey Playhouse, 730 S.E. Midway Blvd. Tickets to the musical about sisters and their experiences growing up in Civil War America are $20.
    Whidbey Playhouse :: http://www.whidbeyplayhouse.com
  • 7:30pm Love, Loss and What I Wore 
    The Bellingham Theatre Guild concludes Nora and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss & What I Wore this week with performances at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at Whatcom Community College's Heiner Auditorium, 237 W. Kellogg Rd. (the alternate locale fills in while the BTG finishes up renovations at their H Street headquarters). The intimate collection of funny and poignant stories use clothing and accessories and to trigger memories. Tickets are $12-$14.
  • All Day The Miracle Worker 
    Watch the story of Annie Sullivan and her blind and mute student, Helen Keller, when The Miracle Worker continues this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday and Friday, and 2pm Saturday and Sunday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets are $8-$12 and can be purchased online or at the door. Additional performances happen through Oct. 9; there will be a special showing with interpretation for the hearing-impaired on Oct. 8.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
  • All Day The Music Man 
    Meet fast-talking salesman Harold Hill when The Music Man continues this weekend with shows at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave. Tickets to the musical about a conman whose plans are foiled when he falls in love are $20. Additional performances happen weekends through Oct. 20.
    Anacortes Community Theatre :: http://www.acttheatre.com
  • 8:00pm Hellingham 
    Help figure out whodunnit when the perennially popular improvised murder mystery known as "Hellingham" returns to the stage for 8pm and 10pm shows every Friday and Saturday through October at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. (and Mon., Oct. 31). Tickets to view the comedic carnage are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
    Upfront Theatre :: http://www.theupfront.com
  • All Day Whatcom Water Week 
    Tours of local water and waste water treatment plants, a "Run with the Chums," a Streams of Thought Film Festival, a social media photo contest, a rainwater irrigation workshop, watershed tours, SeaFeast, and much more will be part of the annual Whatcom Water Week from Sept. 24-Oct. 1 at venues throughout Whatcom County. Most events celebrating our local water resources are free; some require pre-registration. See a full listing online.
  • 4:00pm Eat Local Month 
    A Farm Fund Hootenanny for the Community Food Co-op's Food & Farming Program taking place from 6-10pm Sun., Sept. 4 at the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery will act as the official kickoff for Sustainable Connections' annual Eat Local Month, which features various events throughout September. The month will bring Bellingham Beer Week (Sept. 9-18), the Whatcom Farm Tour (Sat., Sept. 10) menu specials at a plethora of participating restaurants, open houses, a coffee home brewing workshop, Chef in the Market, After Hours Markets, gardening workshops, and Seafeast—a new event at the tail end of September celebrating Bellingham's maritime heritage, working waterfront and fishing and seafood industries. See the full schedule online.
    Bellingham and Whatcom County :: http://www.eatlocalfirst.org
  • 4:00pm A gold medal standard 
  • 9:30am - 11:00am Wild Things 
    Kids, adults and adventurers can join Holly Roger of Wild Whatcom for a "Wild Things" Community Program from 9:30-11am at Whatcom Falls Park. Suggested donation is $5.
    Whatcom Falls Park :: http://www.wildwhatcom.org
  • 10:00am - 11:00am Parkinson's Dance Class 
    Kuntz and Company's Pam Kuntz leads a dance class for people with Parkinson's disease and other movement or neurological disorders at 10am Fridays through Nov. 18 at Ballet Bellingham, 1405 Fraser St., suite #103. Entry is free. No registration is necessary; just show up ready to dance.
    Ballet Bellingham :: (360) 510-4711
  • 10:30am - 11:30am Spanish Storytime 
    Families interested in hearing stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish can attend "Spanish Storytime" for kids ages 3-5 at 10:30am most Fridays through Dec. 16 at the Lynden Library, 216 4th St.
    Lynden Library :: (360) 354-4883
  • 1:00pm - 6:00pm Ferndale Farmers Market 
    Local vendors and farmers will sell their wares at the Ferndale Farmers Market from 1-6pm every Friday through Oct. 28 at 2007 Cherry St.
  • 5:30pm - 8:30pm Autumn Celebration Dinner 
    In honor of National Senior Center Month, enjoy a salmon dinner and live entertainment from Tovah and Friends at an Autumn Celebration Dinner starting at 5:30pm at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St. Tickets to the 21-and-over event are $20.
    Bellingham Senior Activity Center :: http://www.wccoa.org
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Saturday, October 1 45 events
  • 12:00pm Boating Center Open 
    The Community Boating Center is open from 12pm to sunset Saturdays and Sundays through mid-October at their headquarters at 555 Harris Ave. Rentals include kayaks, sailboats, rowboats and paddle boards.
    Community Boating Center :: http://www.boatingcenter.org
  • 10:00am Whatcom Artist Studio Tour 
    As many as 40 artists working in a variety of different forms of media will open their creative spaces to the public for the 22nd annual Whatcom Artist Studio Tour happening from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday and again Oct. 8-9 throughout Whatcom County. Entry to the self-guided tour is free. Plan your route online, or pick up a map at businesses throughout the county.
    Whatcom County :: http://www.studiotour.net
  • All Day Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival 
    The La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum presents its annual "Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival" from 10am-5pm Friday through Sunday at its headquarters and also at Maple Hall and the Civic Garden Club. In addition to viewing an international juried and judged exhibition featuring quilts and fiber art pieces incorporating both traditional and contemporary designs, there will be workshops, classes and a silent auction. Entry is $9-$10.
  • All Day Little Women 
    A Broadway version of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women concludes this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30pm Sunday in Oak Harbor at the Whidbey Playhouse, 730 S.E. Midway Blvd. Tickets to the musical about sisters and their experiences growing up in Civil War America are $20.
    Whidbey Playhouse :: http://www.whidbeyplayhouse.com
  • 9:00am Model Train Show 
    Attend the 32nd annual Lynden Lions Club Model Train Show from 9am-5pm Saturday and 10am-4pm Sunday at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, 1775 Front St. The event features more than 50,000 square feet of running model train layouts, exhibits and vendors. Entry is $5-$7 (kids under 6 are free).
    Northwest Washington Fairgrounds :: http://www.lyndentrainshow.com
  • 10:00am Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms 
    Farm tours, harvest markets, activities for kids, corn and hay mazes, pumpkin patches, scenic tours, free samples and more will be part of the 18th annual Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms taking place from 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday at locales in Bow, Concrete, La Conner, Mount Vernon, Rockport, and Sedro-Woolley. Attendees at the free, self-guided tour can also get hands-on experiences learning what it takes to run a farm—from growing crops to feeding animals.
  • All Day Love, Loss and What I Wore 
    The Bellingham Theatre Guild concludes Nora and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss & What I Wore this week with performances at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at Whatcom Community College's Heiner Auditorium, 237 W. Kellogg Rd. (the alternate locale fills in while the BTG finishes up renovations at their H Street headquarters). The intimate collection of funny and poignant stories use clothing and accessories and to trigger memories. Tickets are $12-$14.
  • All Day The Music Man 
    Meet fast-talking salesman Harold Hill when The Music Man continues this weekend with shows at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at the Anacortes Community Theatre, 918 M Ave. Tickets to the musical about a conman whose plans are foiled when he falls in love are $20. Additional performances happen weekends through Oct. 20.
    Anacortes Community Theatre :: http://www.acttheatre.com
  • All Day The Miracle Worker 
    Watch the story of Annie Sullivan and her blind and mute student, Helen Keller, when The Miracle Worker continues this week with performances at 7:30pm Thursday and Friday, and 2pm Saturday and Sunday at Lynden's Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Tickets are $8-$12 and can be purchased online or at the door. Additional performances happen through Oct. 9; there will be a special showing with interpretation for the hearing-impaired on Oct. 8.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: http://www.clairevgtheatre.com
  • 10:00am Fall Fruit Festival 
    Sample close to 200 varieties of common and uncommon fruits, ciders, nuts and rare fruit jellies and sauces at the annual "Fall Fruit Festival" taking place from 10am-5pm Saturday and 11am-4pm Sunday at Everson's Cloud Mountain Farm Center, 6906 Goodwin Rd. U-pick pumpkins and gourds, plant sales, live music, vending by Mallard Ice Cream and Goat Mountain Pizza and more will be part of the event. Entry is $3.50 per person or $9 per carload (kids 5 and under are free).
    Cloud Mountain Farm Center :: http://www.cloudmountainfarmcenter.org
  • 9:00am Benefit Garage Sale 
    The Whatcom County Historical Society hosts its annual Benefit Garage Sale from 9am-4pm Saturday and 10am-3pm Sunday at the historic T.G. Richards Building, 1308 E St. Proceeds benefit building maintenance.
    T.G. Richards Building :: http://www.whatcomhistory.net
  • 8:00pm Hellingham 
    Help figure out whodunnit when the perennially popular improvised murder mystery known as "Hellingham" returns to the stage for 8pm and 10pm shows every Friday and Saturday through October at the Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St. (and Mon., Oct. 31). Tickets to view the comedic carnage are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
    Upfront Theatre :: http://www.theupfront.com
  • 10:00am Whatcom Water Week 
    Tours of local water and waste water treatment plants, a "Run with the Chums," a Streams of Thought Film Festival, a social media photo contest, a rainwater irrigation workshop, watershed tours, SeaFeast, and much more will be part of the annual Whatcom Water Week from Sept. 24-Oct. 1 at venues throughout Whatcom County. Most events celebrating our local water resources are free; some require pre-registration. See a full listing online.
  • 8:00am - 12:00pm Run Like a Girl 
    Sign up for the annual "Run Like a Girl" half-marathon and 10K starting at 8am at Fairhaven Park, 107 Chuckanut Dr. The noncompetitive event is for those (male or female) who want to get out and have some fun; go as far as you feel comfortable and go as slow as fast as you'd like. Entry is $55-$65.
  • 9:00am - 11:00am Cabbage Class 
    Sign up in advance for a "Make Sauerkraut with Fall Cabbage" class with master food preserver Susy Hymas at 9am at Garden Spot Nursery, 900 Alabama St. Entry is $5.
    Garden Spot Nursery :: http://www.garden-spot.com
  • 9:00am - 2:00pm Mount Vernon Farmers Market 
    As many as 60 vendors will share their wares through the season at the Mount Vernon Farmers Market, which takes place 9am-2pm Saturdays through Oct. 15 at the city's Riverfront Plaza. A Wednesday Market also takes place from 11am-4pm at the Kincaid entrance lawn at the Skagit Valley Hospital.
  • 9:00am - 6:00pm Twin Sisters Farmers Market 
    Purchase farm-fresh goods at the Twin Sisters Market taking place from 9am-3pm in Deming at Nugent's Corner, and 3-6pm in Maple Falls at Kendall Elementary School every Saturday through October.
  • 9:00am - 2:00pm 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 from 9am-2pm every Saturday through Oct. 29 at the Depot Arts Center, 611 R Ave.
  • 9:30am - 11:30am Healthcare Film 
    Join United for National Healthcare to view the film Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point at 9:30am at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. Entry is free.
    Bellingham Public Library :: http://www.unitedforhealthcare.org
  • 10:00am - 3:00pm Bellingham Farmers Market 
    Attend the Bellingham Farmers Market from 10am-3pm every Saturday through Dec. 17 at the Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. In addition to perusing and purchasing locally grown produce, crafts and ready-to-eat foods, attendees can experience monthly Demo Days, live music and more.
    Depot Market Square :: http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
  • 10:00am - 9:00pm Fall Family Fun 
    Garden tours, hot dog and marshmallow roasting, hayrides, a petting zoo, games and photo opportunities will be part of "Family Fun Days" from 10am-6pm Saturdays through Oct. 29 at Everson's Glen Echo Garden, 4390 Y Rd. Entry is $15 per family (up to three kids).
    Glen Echo Garden :: http://www.glenechogarden.com
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm Blaine Gardeners Market 
    Procure produce, crafts, food from vendors and more at the Blaine Gardeners Market from 10am-2pm Saturdays through Oct. 29 at 685 Peace Portal Dr.
    Peace Portal Drive :: http://www.blainechamber.com
  • 10:00am - 6:00pm Porpathon 
    Get out on the water, your deck, or your favorite spot to watch the waves and let the Pacific Biodiversity Institute know about the Salish Sea marine wildlife you see as part of today's "Porpathon." Those who want to take part can also join a wildlife observation scientist at a designated lookout to learn more (no training or experience is required). Share your sightings all day on social media, too, with #porpathon2016.
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm Fermentation Fun 
    Attend a "Sauerkraut and Fermented Veggies" presentation from 10am-12pm at the Blaine Library, 610 3rd St. Come learn how easy and fun it is to make your own and taste samples. Entry is free.
    Blaine Library :: (360) 305-3637
  • 10:00am - 11:30am Birding Walk 
    Get a glimpse of the many species of birds who spend time in Sudden Valley every year at a South Whatcom Fall Birding Walk starting at 10am at the South Whatcom Library, 10 Barn View Ct., Gate 2. Space is limited, so sign up in advance. Entry is free.
    South Whatcom Library :: (360) 305-3632
  • 11:00am - 2:00pm Buddy Walk 
    Promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome and celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month at the 13th annual "Whatcom County Buddy Walk" from 11am-2pm the Fairhaven Village Green, 1207 10th St. After the one-mile walk around Fairhaven, there will be food, music, dancing, a silent auction, and other fun activities for families to enjoy. Entry is $7-$12.
    Fairhaven Village Green :: http://www.arcwhatcom.org
  • 12:00pm - 5:00pm National Geographic's 50 Greatest Photos Opening 
    View images featuring everything from Steve McCurry's unforgettable Afghan girl to Nick Nichols' iconic image of Jane Goodall with a chimpanzee to Thomas Abercrombie's never-before-seen view of Mecca when "National Geographic's 50 Greatest Photos" opens today from 12-5pm at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St. In addition to seeing the photographs as they appeared in the magazine, visitors to the exhibition will learn the stories behind the photos through text panels and video interviews with the photographers. See the show through Jan. 15.
    Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org or http://www.nationalgeographic.com
  • 12:30pm - 2:30pm Banned Books Week Read-In 
    Teens are invited to take part in a Banned Books Week Read-In from 12:30-2:30pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. Bring your own favorite to share, or just come listen and enjoy.
    Village Books :: http://www.villagebooks.com
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm Intro to NaNoWriMo 
    Attend an "Introduction to NaNoWriMo from 1-2pm today and 6-7pm Tues., Oct. 4 at the SkillShare Space at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. The primers will focus on "National Novel Writing Month," which takes place very November. Find out how to sign up, and what the library is doing to participate in the international writing event.
    Bellingham Public Library :: (360) 778-7217
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm Artist Lecture 
    As part of the new "Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates" exhibit, acclaimed photographer, author, professor and lecturer Susan Middleton will share photos and discuss her artwork and process at 1pm at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. Suggested donation is $5.
    Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall :: http://www.whatcommusuem.org
  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm Traditional Jazz 
    The popular Uptown Lowdown 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 for students, $10 for members, and $12 for non-members.
    VFW Hall :: 371-7030 or http://www.btjs.webs.com
  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm Matched Makers Opening 
    View art made by 28 sets of sweethearts who have shared creative lives at an opening reception for "Matched Makers: Northwest Artist Couples" from 2-5pm at La Conner's Museum of Northwest Art, 121 S. First St. Show up early for a 1pm talk with curator Vicki Halper. The exhibit featuring 56 artists born between 1877 and 1983 shows through Jan. 1.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm Timber Rose 
    Historian and author Janet Oakley presents the fascinating history and inspiration behind her novel Timber Rose at 2pm in Maple Falls at the North Fork Library, 7506 Kendall Rd. Set in 1907, the book tells the story of early female mountaineers in the North Cascades and the physical and social challenges they faced.
    North Fork Library :: (360) 599-2020
  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm Blessing of the Animals 
    Attend a "Blessing of the Animals" at 3:30pm at the large shelter at Cornwall Park, 3424 Meridian St. Lutheran pastor Rev. Charis Weathers will give a short liturgy followed by a personal blessing for each critter—in the past, dogs, cats, bunnies and a giant lizard have made appearances.
  • 4:00pm - 9:00pm Poetry Palavers 
    Oregon-based poet Clemens Starck reads from his new collection, Old Dogs, New Tricks, at 4pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. At 7pm, Erin Fristad reads poems from The Glass Jar, which spawned from her 15 year of commercial fishing.
    Village Books :: http://www.villagebooks.com
  • 5:00pm - 9:00pm Matzke Art Auction 
    Ninety pieces of fine artworks will be sold at the seventh annual Art Auction starting at 5pm at Camano Island's Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way. Entry is $25 and includes a potluck dinner and beverages; reservations aren't required, just show up and bid.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm Edison Opening 
    View works by painter and printmaker Kris Ekstrand Molesworth and sculptor Jan Hoy at an opening reception for the artists from 5-8pm at Edison's Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. The exhibit shows through Oct. 31, and there will be an artist talk at 4pm Sat., Oct. 29.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm Celebrating Jack Prelutsky 
    "A Celebration of Jack Prelutsky" takes place at 5:30pm at Western Washington University's Western Library. Prelutsky—who was named the nation's first Children's Poet Laureate in 2006—will perform musical poetry at the free event.
    Western Library :: 650-7992 or http://www.wwu.edu
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm The Aimees 
    Aimée Ringle and Aimée Kelley, a singing duo from Port Townsend whose catalog of songs explore and honor the themes of home, healing, love, birth, death and spirit, perform at 7pm at the BAAY Theatre, 1059 N. State St. Tickets to the see "the Aimees" are $10-$20.
    BAAY Theatre :: http://www.baay.org
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Fred Morrison 
    Hear one of the world's most skilled and celebrated bagpipers when Fred Morrison performs at 7pm at Mount Vernon's Littlefield Celtic Center, 1124 Cleveland Ave. Tickets are $25; advance purchase is recommended, as Morrison's last concert here sold out.
    Littlefield Celtic Center :: http://www.celticarts.org
  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm USA Dance 
    Join USA Dance for a Rumba lesson starting at 7:15pm at Presence Studio, 1412 Cornwall Ave. From 8-10pm, the Sea Breeze Jazz Band will perform, and dancers are invited to move to the music. All are welcome—including beginners, singles, couples, seniors and students. Entry is $7-$10.
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm Bellingham Chamber Music Society 
    "Dance Kaleidoscope" will be the theme of the Bellingham Chamber Music Society's first concert of the 2016/2017 season at 7:30pm at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. The performance will include music rooted in American folk, Scottish fiddle traditions and Argentine tango. Tickets are $5-$15.
    Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall :: http://www.bellinghamchambermusic.org
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm George Winston 
    Renowned pianist George Winston will utilize melodic folk piano, New Orleans R&B piano and stride piano when he performs songs from his seasonal favorites—as well as Peanuts pieces from his Vince Guaraldi tribute albums—at a 7:30pm concert in Mount Vernon at McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way. Tickets are $25-$35.
    McIntyre Hall :: http://www.mcintyrehall.org
  • 7:30pm - 10:30pm Folk Dance Party 
    Orkestar RTW will play the traditional folk dance music of Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Serbia at the Fourth Corner Folk Dancers' First Saturday Folk Dance of the season from 7:30-10:30pm at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St. All ages are welcome, and no partner or experience is necessary. Suggested donation is $15.
    Fairhaven Library :: (360) 380-0456
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm Tannahill Weavers 
    Fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs and original ballads and lullabies can be heard when Scotland's celebrated Tannahill Weavers perform at 7:30pm at Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich musical heritage of the Celtic people. Tickets are $25-$30.
    Lincoln Theatre :: http://www.lincolntheatre.org
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