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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

10:00am

The flower-focused Skagit Valley Tulip Festival takes place throughout the month of April at a variety of venues from Mount Vernon to Edison to La Conner, Anacortes, and beyond. In addition…

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

10:00am

The flower-focused Skagit Valley Tulip Festival takes place throughout April at a variety of venues from Mount Vernon to Edison to La Conner, Anacortes, and beyond. In addition to being able…

Bellingham Beer Week

10:00am

A beer tasting panel, beer dinners, anniversary parties, brewers nights, “Walk for Paws,” a Tap Trail Challenge, trivia night, a block party, a pop-up “sip and shop,” and April Brews Day are…

Twelfth Night

7:00pm

Expect to see twins, cross-dressing, love triangles, live music and more when drama students at Sehome High School present showings of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at 7pm Thursday…

Butt Kapinski

7:30pm

For the final weekend of the Mia Solo Festival, Butt Kapinski (played by Deanna Fleysher) brings “clown noir” to the stage at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday at the Sylvia Center for the…

Student Veteran Conference

8:00am

Student veterans from throughout the West Coast will gather for the Western Regional Student Veteran Conference from 8am-8pm Friday and 8am-12pm Saturday at Settlemyer Hall at Bellingham…

Spring Book and Bake Sale

10:00am

Browse a wide selection of great reads and find something sweet to eat at a Spring Book and Bake Sale happening from 10am-5pm Friday and Saturday, and again May 6, at the Deming Library, 5044…

Sin & Gin Tours

4:00pm

Join the Good Time Girls for their sixth “Sin & Gin” tour season every Friday and Saturday through August starting at 4pm at Bellingham/Whatcom County Tourism’s Downtown Info Center, 1306…

Northwest Wine Encounter

4:00pm

A wine-tasting reception will kick off the “Northwest Wine Encounter” Friday night at Blaine’s Semiahmoo Resort, 9565 Semiahmoo Pkwy. Through Sunday, winemakers from DeLille Cellars,…

Aristokittens

6:00pm

Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth’s Pixie Theatre students will share their singing and dancing talents at showings of Aristokittens at 6pm Friday and Saturday at BAAY Theatre, 1059 N. State…

Celebrating in Song

7:30pm

Skagit Valley Chorale’s “Celebrating in Song” concerts take place at 7:30pm Friday and 2pm Sunday at Mount Vernon’s McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way. Haydn’s “Mass in Time of War” and…

Celebrating in Song

7:30pm

Skagit Valley Chorale’s “Celebrating in Song” concerts take place at 7:30pm Friday and 2pm Sunday at Mount Vernon’s McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way. Haydn’s “Mass in Time of War” and…

Skagit Community Band

7:30pm

“I’ll Remember April” will be the theme of Skagit Community Band’s annual Spring Swing Concerts at 7:30 Friday in La Conner at Maple Hall, and 3pm Sunday in Anacortes at Brodniak Hall. The…

Lifeguards and Pirates

8:00pm

Improvisers will jump into action as lifeguards to save the day from any beach catastrophe imaginable when “Improvised Baywatch” shows for the final weekend at 8pm Friday and Saturday at the…

Have a Heart Run

8:00am

Help raise funds for Community Action of Skagit County by taking part in the eighth annual “Have a Heart Run”  starting at 8:15am at Mount Vernon’s Edgewater Park, 600 Beherens Millet Rd.…

Community Pancake Breakfast

8:00am

Attend a Community Pancake Breakfast from 8-10:30am at the Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St. Entry is $3 for kids and $6 for adults and features pancakes (regular or blueberry) French…

Birchwood Garden Club Plant Sale

9:00am

Annuals, perennials, indoor plants, veggie starts, pots, books and other garden-related goods will be available at the Birchwood Garden Club’s 25th annual Plant Sale from 9am-2pm at the…

Independent Bookstore Day

9:00am

As part of the nationwide Independent Bookstore Day, be the first in line starting at 9am Village Books stores in Bellingham (1200 11th St.) and Lynden (430 Front St.) for exclusive,…

Anacortes Spring Vintage Show

9:00am

Sassy Frass Company hosts an “April in Paris” Spring Vintage Show from 9am-4pm in Anacortes at the Port Transit Event Center, 100 Commercial Ave. All vendors will be fully stocked with home…

Art in the Garden

9:00am

Container garden artist Nancy Elvebak will show off her gallery of planted containers made of stone and repurposed material, as well as Italian pottery, at “Art in the Garden” from 9am-6pm at…

WWU Queer Comics Convention

10:00am

Thirty-plus artists, authors and vendors from throughout the United States and Canada will share their work at today’s Queer Comics Convention taking place from 10am-5pm at in the Academic…

Backyard Habitat & Native Flora Fair

10:00am

Experts from the Whatcom Native Plant Society and the Cascades Audubon Society will be on hand to answer questions at the annual Backyard Habitat & Native Flora Fair happening from 10am-3pm…

Bellingham Farmers Market

10:00am

The 25th season of the Bellingham Farmers Market continues from 10am-3pm every Saturday through December at the Depot Market Square, 1000 Railroad Ave. Every week, a plethora of produce,…

Issaquah Singers

10:30am

Expect to hear joyful, uplifting and inspirational music when the Issaquah Singers perform songs like “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” and “His Eye is on the Sparrow” from 10:30am-1pm…

Landscape Staging

11:00am

Accredited staging professional Karri Street will lead a presentation focused on “Landscape Staging for Selling or Living” at 11am at the Ferndale Library, 2125 Main St. The free event will…

Landscape Planning

11:00am

Learn how to make your landscape functional, inviting and sustainable at a free “Planning for a Successful Landscape” presentation from 11am-12pm in Mount Vernon at Azusa Farm & Gardens,…

People's Climate March

11:00am

Attend the People’s Climate March from 11am-3:30pm starting at Maritime Heritage Park, 500 W. Holly St. The event co-hosted by Community2Community, Bellingham NoDAPL Coalition, Bellingham…

Run for the Bees

11:00am

The third annual “Run for the Bees” 5K takes place from 11am-3pm at BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian. In addition to running through a blooming orchard, attendees can learn about bees,…

Community Art Museum Day

12:00pm

Celebrate the variety of “identities” that make up our diverse multicultural community at “Community Art Museum Day” from 12-4pm at Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St. Open…

Citizen Scientists

12:00pm

Become a citizen scientist by joining the North Sound Stewards for a free beach survey training from 12-4:30pm Saturday at the Heron Center at Birch Bay State Park. From 12-4:30pm Sunday,…

Skagit Topic

2:00pm

“Blast Open the Pass: Tales of the North Cascades” will be the focus of a “Skagit Topic” presentation from 2-4pm in La Conner at the Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. 4th St. At the…

Twelfth Night

2:00pm

Show up for a National Theatre Live screening of Twelfth Night at 2pm at Mount Vernon’s Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Tamsin Greig plays Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic…

Artists Talk

4:00pm

Painters Gregg Laananen and Rob Vetter will discuss their work and their “On the Road to Heavy Mountain” exhibit at an Artist Talk at 4pm at Edison’s Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave.…

Crush Cancer Fundraiser

6:00pm

The inaugural “Crush Cancer” Silent Auction & Dance Fundraiser takes place from 6-10pm at Hampton Inn’s Fox Hall, 3985 Bennett Dr. Live music by Midnight Legend, a silent auction, light…

Giant's Causeway

6:30pm

The local five-piece Irish music group, Giant’s Causeway, will perform at a fundraiser for the next Bellingham Folk Festival at 6:30pm at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth…

Painting Party

6:30pm

Create your own “Down by the Bay” masterpiece at a Painting Party taking place from 6:30-9pm at Stoneycreek Glassware, 4833 Guide Meridian. Entry is $35 and includes painting supplies, one…

Contra Dance

7:00pm

Heliotrope will provide live tunes and Bellingham’s Abigail Hobart will do the calling at the Bellingham Country Dance Society’s Contra Dance taking place from 7-10:30pm at the Fairhaven…

The Sweet Goodbyes

7:00pm

Attend an album preview and Kickstarter concert for the local harmony-based indie folk duo, the Sweet Goodbyes, from 7-9pm at the Center for Spiritual Living, 2224 Yew Street Rd. Suggested…

Skagit Symphony's Classics Concert

7:30pm

The Skagit Symphony will close out its 37th season with a “Classics Concert” at 7:30pm at Mount Vernon’s McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way. Pianist Angela Kraft Cross will join the symphony…

Salsa Night

9:30pm

Join DJ Antonio Diaz as he mixes a fabulous combination of the best Latin rhythms at Rumba Northwest’s weekly “Saturday Salsa Night” taking place from 9:30pm-12am at Cafe Rumba, 1140 N. State…

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