Week of November 21, 2021

Sunday, November 21 15 events
  • All Day Holiday Festival of the Arts 
    Allied Arts' annual Holiday Festival of the Arts takes place from 10am-7pm daily from Nov. 19 through Dec. 24 (except on Thanksgiving) at 1411 Railroad Ave. The five-week-long festival will feature works by more than 100 artists from the region, live music, workshops for children, artist demos and more. An online market will also be available. Due to the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, all dates, times and procedures are subject to change.
    Railroad Avenue :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 11:00am Studio Conversations 
    Anita Lehmann's "Studio Conversations: Short Stories" can be viewed from 11am-6pm daily (except Tuesdays) through November in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Masks are required.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • 10:00am Festival of Tiny Trees Trail 
    Help raise funds for the new La Conner Swinomish Library interiors and furnishings at a Festival of Tiny Trees Trail taking place Friday through Sunday throughout downtown La Conner. More than 25 beautifully decorated tabletop trees will be displayed in windows by merchants on First and Morris streets. There will be no bidding on the trees as in prior years, but they will be available to purchase by donation through Sunday.
  • 11:00am Among the Trees 
    Check out the invitational exhibit "Among the Trees" from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through November in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. The show features works by numerous regional artists including Sarah Northsworthy, Margaret Davidson, Kathleen Faulkner, Victor Sandblom, Joe Max Emminger, Becky Fletcher, Shirley Scheier, Patricia Hagan, Thomas Wood, Ed Kamuda, Tim Cross, and more.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 10:00am Rexville Grange Holiday Art Show 
    The Rexville Grange Holiday Art Show continues from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday in rural Mount Vernon at the Rexville Grange, 19299 Rexville Grange Rd. The 20th anniversary exhibit and sale will feature works from approximately 30 area artists--including paintings, textiles, photography, jewelry, sculptures, clothing, candles, and more. Masks will be required.
  • 7:30pm The BSO is Bach 
    Grammy winner and legendary oboist Alex Klein will join the Bellingham Symphony Orchestra for "The BSO is Bach" concerts at 7:30pm Saturday, and 3pm Sunday at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The concerts will also feature Michael Partington and musical director Yaniv Attar on guitar, and new BSO violin principals. Works by Bach, Vivaldi, and Robert Sierra are also on the lineup. Tickets are $15-$49. These are reduced-capacity concerts, and patrons must provide proof of vaccination for entry (a negative COVID test will not be accepted as a substitute).
    Mount Baker Theatre :: http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
  • 11:00am Amy Popelka at Good Earth 
    Works by featured artist Amy Popelka can be seen from 11am-5pm daily through Saturdays, and 11am-4pm Sundays through November at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 7:00pm The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe 
    Head to Narnia when Squalicum High School Drama presents showings of C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe at 7pm Thursday through Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at "the Forum" at Squalicum High School, 3773 E. McLeod Rd. Tickets to see the mythical work dramatized by Joseph Robinette are $5 for children, $8 for students, and $10 for adults.
  • 7:00pm The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 
    Head to Narnia when Squalicum High School Drama presents showings of C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe at 7pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm Sunday at "the Forum" at Squalicum High School, 3773 E. McLeod Rd. Tickets to see the mythical work dramatized by Joseph Robinette are $5 for children, $8 for students, and $10 for adults.
  • 7:30pm Merely Players 
    iDiOM Theater brings the Seattle-based theater company Outsiders Inn to Bellingham for a one-weekend-only showing of its fall production, Merely Players, at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 1pm Sunday at the Sylvia Center for the Arts, 207 Prospect St. Directed by Gregory Berry, the take on Shakespeare's As You Like It puts the spotlight on Phebe, the lowly shepherd girl who fell in love with Rosalind in drag as Ganymede. Over the course of a single night, Phebe wanders the forests of Arden, raising questions about sexuality, sonnets, gender, violence, dead deer, and love. Tickets are $5-$20. Audience members must present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of the show. Masking will also be required.
    Sylvia Center for the Arts :: http://www.sylviacenterforthearts.org
  • 10:00am Future Artifacts Extended 
    "Future Artifacts" shows from 10am-5pm daily through Nov. 27 in La Conner at the Museum of Northwest Art, 121 S. First St. The exhibit features work by Lummi Nation glass artist Dan Friday, who draws from cultural themes and uses modern processes
    Museum of Northwest Art :: ww.monamuseum.org
  • 8:00am - 11:00am Community Breakfast 
    Eggs to order, omelets, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, French toast and more can be had at a monthly Community Breakfast happening from 8am-11am in Sedro-Woolley at American Legion Post #43, 701 Murdock St. Entry is $5 for kids, $7 for adults.
    American Legion Post #43 :: http://www.sedro-woolley.com
  • 12:00pm - 3:00pm From the Kitchen Table 
    Bellingham-based musician Robert Sarazin Blake presents "From the Kitchen Table" from 12pm-3pm on Facebook Live. He'll be joined by Corwin Bolt for the weekly livestream broadcast featuring songs, stories, guests and requests. The show is free to view, but tips are greatly appreciated. Suggested donation is $10.
  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm Flying Tiger Ace Book Reading 
    Local aviation historian and author Carl Molesworth be reading from and signing his latest book, Flying Tiger Ace: The Story of Bill Reed, China's Shining Mark, from 4:30pm-5:30pm in La Conner at the Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. 4th St. Bring your own copy, or purchase it on site. Masks and social distancing will be required.
    Skagit County Historical Museum :: http://www.skagitcounty.net/museum
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm Ira Echo Latin Jazz Band 
    New Orleans-based violinist Ira brings local musicians along for a trio of upbeat Samba, salsa, bossa, chorro, and tango from 5pm-7pm at Kulshan Brewing Company, 2238 James St. Entry is free.
    Kulshan Brewing Company :: http://www.kulshanbrewing.com
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Monday, November 22 3 events
  • All Day Holiday Festival of the Arts 
    Allied Arts' annual Holiday Festival of the Arts takes place from 10am-7pm daily from Nov. 19 through Dec. 24 (except on Thanksgiving) at 1411 Railroad Ave. The five-week-long festival will feature works by more than 100 artists from the region, live music, workshops for children, artist demos and more. An online market will also be available. Due to the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, all dates, times and procedures are subject to change.
    Railroad Avenue :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Live Music Mondays with One Lane Bridge 
    As part of a Live Music Mondays series, One Lane Bridge will perform from 6pm-8pm at Kulshan Brewing Company, 2238 James St. Entry is free to hear rich harmonies, an enticing variety of genres, and lots of personality.
    Kulshan Brewing Company :: http://www.kulshanbrewing.com
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm Anacortes Library Book Club 
    Join the Anacortes Public Library for a virtual Library Book Club discussion focused on The Golden Spruce by John Valliant at 7pm on Zoom. The club meets the fourth Monday of every month.
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Tuesday, November 23 4 events
  • 11:00am Paintings of My Life, In Dialogue 
    View Beth Anna Margolis' "Paintings of My Life" from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 23 (closed on Thanksgiving) at Gallery Syre, 465 W. Stuart Rd. The show features a selection of more than 60 works that include originals and Giclee print reproductions by the local painter, poet and writer. Also on display will be Margolis' new book, Paintings of My Life, which includes excerpts of poetry and paintings from her previous book, Uplifted Down Syndrome, along with new essays, poems and artwork that hasn't yet been seen. A selection of David Syre's paintings, "In Dialogue," features both new and existing paintings which are in direct dialogue with Margolis' work, and also aim to initiate conversations about pressing contemporary topics such as climate change, the BLM movement, and faith.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Holiday Festival of the Arts 
    Allied Arts' annual Holiday Festival of the Arts takes place from 10am-7pm daily from Nov. 19 through Dec. 24 (except on Thanksgiving) at 1411 Railroad Ave. The five-week-long festival will feature works by more than 100 artists from the region, live music, workshops for children, artist demos and more. An online market will also be available. Due to the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, all dates, times and procedures are subject to change.
    Railroad Avenue :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Tuesday Concert Series with Released From Quiet 
    Attend a Tuesday Concert Series featuring the duo Released From Quiet from 6pm-8pm in the taproom at Mount Vernon's Farmstrong Brewing, 110 Stewart Rd. Entry is free to hear a collection of acoustic rock covers and originals.
    Farmstrong Brewing :: http://www.farmstrongbrewing.com
  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm Lindy at the Leo 
    B'ham Hop and Pace Trumpet host a weekly "Lindy at the Leo" swing dance from 6:30pm-8pm at the Crystal Ballroom at Hotel Leo, 1224 Cornwall Ave. Show up at 6pm for a drop-in beginner lesson with Damian Cade and Stephanie Lee Demetreon; no partner or experience is necessary. General admission is $8-$10, and proof of vaccination will be required at the door. Mask wearing is also required at this time.
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Wednesday, November 24 4 events
  • All Day Paintings of My Life, In Dialogue 
    View Beth Anna Margolis' "Paintings of My Life" from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 23 (closed on Thanksgiving) at Gallery Syre, 465 W. Stuart Rd. The show features a selection of more than 60 works that include originals and Giclee print reproductions by the local painter, poet and writer. Also on display will be Margolis' new book, Paintings of My Life, which includes excerpts of poetry and paintings from her previous book, Uplifted Down Syndrome, along with new essays, poems and artwork that hasn't yet been seen. A selection of David Syre's paintings, "In Dialogue," features both new and existing paintings which are in direct dialogue with Margolis' work, and also aim to initiate conversations about pressing contemporary topics such as climate change, the BLM movement, and faith.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 11:00am Fall Juried Show Closing Week 
    View a "Fall Juried Show" in Lynden for the final week from 11am-7pm Tuesday and Wednesday, and 11am-5pm Friday at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Also on display are "From Then 'Til Now" by Antonio Gonzalez, Susan Bennerstrom's "Space and Light," and a Whatcom Artist Studio Tour 2021 Showcase Exhibit. Masks are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status.
    Jansen Art Center :: http://www.jansenartcenter.org
  • 10:00am Holiday Festival of the Arts 
    Allied Arts' annual Holiday Festival of the Arts takes place from 10am-7pm daily from Nov. 19 through Dec. 24 (except on Thanksgiving) at 1411 Railroad Ave. The five-week-long festival will feature works by more than 100 artists from the region, live music, workshops for children, artist demos and more. An online market will also be available. Due to the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, all dates, times and procedures are subject to change.
    Railroad Avenue :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm The Nu Quartet 
    The Jazz Center of Bellingham hosts the Nu Quartet at a 7pm concert at the Sylvia Center for the Arts, 207 Prospect St. Tickets are $10 for students, $20 general. Proof of vaccination or of a negative COVID test will be required.
    Sylvia Center for the Arts :: http://www.jazzcenterofbellingham.org
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Thursday, November 25 4 events
  • All Day Paintings of My Life, In Dialogue 
    View Beth Anna Margolis' "Paintings of My Life" from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 23 (closed on Thanksgiving) at Gallery Syre, 465 W. Stuart Rd. The show features a selection of more than 60 works that include originals and Giclee print reproductions by the local painter, poet and writer. Also on display will be Margolis' new book, Paintings of My Life, which includes excerpts of poetry and paintings from her previous book, Uplifted Down Syndrome, along with new essays, poems and artwork that hasn't yet been seen. A selection of David Syre's paintings, "In Dialogue," features both new and existing paintings which are in direct dialogue with Margolis' work, and also aim to initiate conversations about pressing contemporary topics such as climate change, the BLM movement, and faith.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Fall Juried Show Closing Week 
    View a "Fall Juried Show" in Lynden for the final week from 11am-7pm Tuesday and Wednesday, and 11am-5pm Friday at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Also on display are "From Then 'Til Now" by Antonio Gonzalez, Susan Bennerstrom's "Space and Light," and a Whatcom Artist Studio Tour 2021 Showcase Exhibit. Masks are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status.
    Jansen Art Center :: http://www.jansenartcenter.org
  • 12:00pm - 6:30pm Hilltop Thanksgiving 
    From 12pm-6:30pm, dine-in or take-out Thanksgiving dinner at Hilltop Restaurant, 5645 Guide Meridian. Menu choices include roasted turkey or glazed ham with mashed taters, gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole, salad or squash bisque soup, and seasoned soft bread sticks ($17.99 per person). Slow-roasted prime rib with all of the aforementioned sides is another option ($19.99 for a six-ounce serving, $27.99 for a 12-ounce serving). Fresh-baked pies and a children's menu will also be offered. Please place takeout orders in advance.
    Hilltop Restaurant :: (360) 398-2462
  • 12:00pm - 7:00pm Skylark's Thanksgiving 
    Dine on chef-prepared roasted turkey breast or a Hempler’s ham meal complete with creamy mashed potatoes and gravy, herb stuffing, cranberry sauce, green beans and an artisan roll from 12pm-7pm at Skylark's Hidden Cafe, 1308 11th St. Cost is $23 per plate. Pumpkin pie, pumpkin cheesecake, or carrot cake will also be available for $8 a slice. Reservations are recommended if you're eating on site, and you'll want to pre-order meals for takeout.
    Skylark's Hidden Cafe :: http://www.skylarkshiddencafe.com
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TODAY 27 events
  • 11:00am Studio Conversations 
    Anita Lehmann's "Studio Conversations: Short Stories" can be viewed from 11am-6pm daily (except Tuesdays) through November in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Masks are required.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • 5:00pm The Lights of Christmas 
    Attend "A Drive-Thru Christmas" from 5pm-10pm Friday through Sunday in Stanwood at Warm Beach Park, 20800 Marine Dr. The illuminating experience features more than a million lights, festive displays, sightings of characters such as Santa and Mrs. Claus--from afar, of course--and pre-drive snacks in the form of hot mini-donuts and warm beverages (you can bring your own, as well). Each night and hour has a limited capacity, so advance online admission purchase is required. Entry is $20-$30 per vehicle (up to 12 people). The event continues Dec. 1-5, 8-12, 15-23, 26-30, and Jan. 2-8.
  • 10:00am Holiday Festival of the Arts 
    Allied Arts' annual Holiday Festival of the Arts takes place from 10am-7pm daily through Dec. 24 (except on Thanksgiving) at 1411 Railroad Ave. The five-week-long festival will feature works by more than 100 artists from the region, live music, workshops for children, artist demos and more. An online market will also be available. Due to the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, all dates, times and procedures are subject to change.
    Railroad Avenue :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 11:00am Morris and Obbink 
    View works by sculptor Ann Morris and landscape-inspired watercolors and colored pencil works by Kim Obbink for the final weekend from 11am-5pm Friday through Sunday in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • 8:00am Holiday Bazaar 
    Peruse glassworks, woodworks, metalworks, jewelry, paintings, knit-wear and more at a Holiday Bazaar featuring one-of-a-kind gifts from Whatcom County artists from 8am-5pm daily through Christmas Eve at the Semiahmoo Marina Gift Store and Cafe, 9540 Semiahmoo Pkwy.
    Semiahmoo Marina Gift Store and Cafe :: http://www.semiahmoomarina.com
  • 12:00pm Deck the Old City Hall 
    The annual "Deck the Old City Hall" returns starting this weekend from 12pm-5pm Friday through Sunday at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. View a variety of themed, decorated holiday trees in the Rotunda Room, participate in weekly holiday craft-making, and enjoy the dazzling décor Thursdays through Sundays through Jan. 2. Admission is by donation; proceeds support the Museum’s rich offerings of exhibitions and programming.
    Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • 12:00pm Up Close and Personal at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Up Close & Personal: The Body in Contemporary Art," "Artists x Artists," "The Fairhaven Hotel," "People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the Tribal Cultures and History of the Northwest Coast," and "John M. Edson Hall of Birds" from 12pm-5pm Thursday through Sunday at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building and Old City Hall. Entry fees are $5-$10. Currently, the museum is requiring masks for all visitors and staff, regardless of vaccination status.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • 11:00am Quilt Exhibits in La Conner 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Dia de los Muertos: A Day of Remembrance," "Ervena Ya Art: Painted Silk & Ribbon Embroidery," and "Boro & Sashiko: Down the Rabbit Hole."
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • 11:00am Among the Trees 
    Check out the invitational exhibit "Among the Trees" for the final week from 11am-5pm Friday through Sunday in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. The show features works by numerous regional artists including Sarah Northsworthy, Margaret Davidson, Kathleen Faulkner, Victor Sandblom, Joe Max Emminger, Becky Fletcher, Shirley Scheier, Patricia Hagan, Thomas Wood, Ed Kamuda, Tim Cross, and more.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 8:00pm A Christmas Carol 
    One of the Skagit Valley's favorite holiday traditions continues when A Christmas Carol opens this weekend with showings at 8pm Friday and Saturday, and 2:30pm Sunday in Mount Vernon at the Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Richly textured sets, ornate costumes and spectacular special effects will transport the entire family into the tale of the grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge, who requires the intervention of a few ghostly guides to find the true meaning of Christmas--and life itself. Pre-show performances will feature Old Irish and English traditional songs by the Devillies, and Old English Christmas carols by the Madrigal Singers. Tickets are $16-$28. Additional performances takes place through Dec. 11. Proof of vaccination or of a negative COVID test will be required for entry
    Lincoln Theatre :: http://www.lincolntheatre.org
  • 7:30pm Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 
    Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph will make appearances when Music Theatre International's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer opens this weekend with showings at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm Sunday in Lynden at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Because of his shiny nose, Rudolph doesn't feel like he belongs in Christmastown and sets off to find a place that accepts him. Along his journey, he encounters fellow misfits, only to realize that home is where he has belonged the whole time. When a storm threatens to keep Santa's sleigh from taking flight, what makes Rudolph different turns out to be what helps him save Christmas. Tickets are $11-$15; additional performances take place through Dec. 12. Masks will be required, regardless of vaccination status.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: http://www.theclaire.org
  • 11:00am Amy Popelka at Good Earth 
    Works by featured artist Amy Popelka can be seen for the final week from 11am-5pm daily through Saturday, and 11am-4pm Sunday at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 9:00pm Shakedown Shows 
    Fretts, JP Falcon Grady, and an "It's Kizmet" drag show start at 9pm Fri., Nov. 26 at the Shakedown, 1212 N. State St. The COVID Relief Benefit Show for Make.Shift Art Space will be followed by a number of other upcoming gigs--including Gateway, Sorcia, and Mount Saturn (Nov. 27); .Proud Failures, Boxcutter NW, Potbelly and Muppet Fetish (Dec. 2); and YOB, Year of the Cobra, and Aerial Ruin (Dec. 11). Tickets prices vary. Prior to entry, all individuals will be required to show proof of vaccination, or of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival.
  • 7:30pm Genre Legends 
    At 7:30pm and 9:30pm on Friday and Saturday, "Genre Legends" will take the stage at the Sylvia Center for the Arts, 207 Prospect St. Watch the players pick multiple genres for each show and present a story for each one. Tickets are $13. Audience members must present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of the show. Masking will also be required.
    Sylvia Center for the Arts :: http://www.theupfront.com/shows
  • 11:00am Mindport Exhibits 
    One-hour reservation slots are now open for household groups or pods of up to 10 people from 11am-6pm Tuesdays through Saturdays at Mindport Exhibits, 210 W. Holly St. In the months they were closed, they turned 25, engaged in numerous community projects, modified some classic exhibits and added many new ones. Suggested donation is $0-$10 per person.
    Mindport Exhibits :: http://www.mindport.org
  • 11:00am Lorna Libert at Scott Milo 
    New Pacific Northwest oils by Bellingham-based artist Lorna Libert will be featured from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through Nov. 27 at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. Also showing are plein air oils by Robin Weiss, large acrylic color fields on canvas by Carole Barrer, soft pastel landscapes by Christine Troyer and mixed media landscapes by Roger Small. Small’s work will also include two of his steel sculptures.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 11:00am Small Arts Works Juried Show 
    Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild's "Small Art Works" regional juried art show can be viewed from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Saturdays through Jan. 13 at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW.
    A Guilded Gallery :: http://www.stanwoodcamanoart.com
  • 10:00am Future Artifacts 
    "Future Artifacts" shows from 10am-5pm daily through Nov. 27 in La Conner at the Museum of Northwest Art, 121 S. First St. The exhibit features work by Lummi Nation glass artist Dan Friday, who draws from cultural themes and uses modern processes.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • 11:00am Dendritic Signals 
    View "Dendritic Signals" for the final week from 11am-4pm Wednesday through Saturday at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The show features abstract artwork in a variety of mediums and colors, with pieces by Marjie Miller and Cheryl Jacobson, Melissa Morales Rush, David Syre, and Don Anderson.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 10:00am Whidbey Art Market 
    After a year's hiatus, Whidbey Art Market returns from 10am-4pm Friday and Saturday in Freeland at Freeland Hall, 1515 Shoreview Dr. There will be something for everyone--oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed-media paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, basketry, textiles, collage, assemblage and much more. photography, sculpture, jewelry, basketry, textiles, collage, assemblages and more. Please observe current state COVID guidelines by wearing a mask and social distancing.
  • All Day Paintings of My Life, In Dialogue 
    View Beth Anna Margolis' "Paintings of My Life" from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 23 (closed on Thanksgiving) at Gallery Syre, 465 W. Stuart Rd. The show features a selection of more than 60 works that include originals and Giclee print reproductions by the local painter, poet and writer. Also on display will be Margolis' new book, Paintings of My Life, which includes excerpts of poetry and paintings from her previous book, Uplifted Down Syndrome, along with new essays, poems and artwork that hasn't yet been seen. A selection of David Syre's paintings, "In Dialogue," features both new and existing paintings which are in direct dialogue with Margolis' work, and also aim to initiate conversations about pressing contemporary topics such as climate change, the BLM movement, and faith.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Salmon Sighting with NSEA 
    Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association for the final Salmon Sighting events of the season taking place from 10am-1pm Friday, and 12pm-3pm Saturday at Bellingham's Arroyo Park. Join them along Chuckanut Creek to see spawning chum salmon and learn more about their journey and the work NSEA does to recover salmon in our region.
  • 11:00am Fall Juried Show Closing Week 
    View a "Fall Juried Show" in Lynden for the final week from 11am-7pm Tuesday and Wednesday, and 11am-5pm Friday at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Also on display are "From Then 'Til Now" by Antonio Gonzalez, Susan Bennerstrom's "Space and Light," and a Whatcom Artist Studio Tour 2021 Showcase Exhibit. Masks are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status.
    Jansen Art Center :: http://www.jansenartcenter.org
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm Free Parks Day 
    Celebrate autumn by taking advantage of the last Washington State Free Parks Day of 2021. A Discover Pass won't be needed for day-use visits at state parks, so explore nearby locales to your heart's content.
    Washington state :: http://www.parks.wa.gov
  • 9:30am - 11:00am Wild Things 
    Kids, adults and adventurers can join Wild Whatcom for a "Wild Things" community program exploring local trails and parks from 9:30am-11am every Friday. Please bring a simple, healthy snack, dress for the weather, register in advance and follow all COVID-19 safety precautions. Suggested donation is $5 per person or $10 per family. Park, meeting location and directions will be revealed after registration.
  • 3:00pm - 7:00pm Rebel Artists Black Friday Market 
    Rebel Artists of Whatcom County will host a Black Friday Market from 3pm-7pm at the Commercial Street Plaza, 1315 Commercial St. The outdoor vendor market will feature local artists and makers. Support small businesses while you shop for holiday gifts, including gifts for yourself.
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm Fairhaven Fourth Friday Art Walk 
    Attend the Fourth Friday Art Walk taking place from 5pm-8pm at galleries and venues throughout historic Fairhaven. Meet artists, see demos, enjoy entertainment and celebrate local creative spirit at the free event, which is currently scheduled to take place on the fourth Friday of every month--except December.
    Historic Fairhaven :: http://www.fairhavenartwalk.com
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Saturday, November 27 37 events
  • 7:00pm Wild Buffalo Live Music Lineup 
    The Walrus performs at 7pm and Spaceband takes the stage at 9:30pm Sat., Nov. 27 at the Wild Buffalo House of Music, 208 W. Holly St. Other upcoming events include John Craigie with special guest Kassi Valazza (Dec. 2); Travis Thompson with Perry Porter, CHRVNS, and KraymerGdot (Dec. 3); El Ten Eleven with Sego (Dec. 4); and The Night Shift, a Naughty Nighttime Review (Dec. 5). Ticket prices vary. All concertgoers will be required to show proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival.
    Wild Buffalo House of Music :: http://www.wildbuffalo.net
  • All Day Studio Conversations 
    Anita Lehmann's "Studio Conversations: Short Stories" can be viewed from 11am-6pm daily (except Tuesdays) through November in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Masks are required.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • All Day The Lights of Christmas 
    Attend "A Drive-Thru Christmas" from 5pm-10pm Friday through Sunday in Stanwood at Warm Beach Park, 20800 Marine Dr. The illuminating experience features more than a million lights, festive displays, sightings of characters such as Santa and Mrs. Claus--from afar, of course--and pre-drive snacks in the form of hot mini-donuts and warm beverages (you can bring your own, as well). Each night and hour has a limited capacity, so advance online admission purchase is required. Entry is $20-$30 per vehicle (up to 12 people). The event continues Dec. 1-5, 8-12, 15-23, 26-30, and Jan. 2-8.
  • All Day Holiday Festival of the Arts 
    Allied Arts' annual Holiday Festival of the Arts takes place from 10am-7pm daily through Dec. 24 (except on Thanksgiving) at 1411 Railroad Ave. The five-week-long festival will feature works by more than 100 artists from the region, live music, workshops for children, artist demos and more. An online market will also be available. Due to the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, all dates, times and procedures are subject to change.
    Railroad Avenue :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • All Day Up Close and Personal at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Up Close & Personal: The Body in Contemporary Art," "Artists x Artists," "The Fairhaven Hotel," "People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the Tribal Cultures and History of the Northwest Coast," and "John M. Edson Hall of Birds" from 12pm-5pm Thursday through Sunday at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building and Old City Hall. Entry fees are $5-$10. Currently, the museum is requiring masks for all visitors and staff, regardless of vaccination status.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • 12:00pm Twin Sisters Holiday Market 
    Local arts and crafts vendors will be selling their wares at a Holiday Market taking place from 12pm-5pm Saturday and Sunday at Twin Sisters Brewing Company, 500 Carolina St. Visits by Santa will be part of the festivities.
    Twin Sisters Brewing Company :: http://www.twinsistersbrewing.com
  • 12:00pm Holiday Market at Twin Sisters 
    Local arts and crafts vendors will be selling their wares at a Holiday Market taking place from 12pm-5pm Saturday and Sunday at Twin Sisters Brewing Company, 500 Carolina St. Visits by Santa will be part of the festivities.
    Twin Sisters Brewing Company :: http://www.twinsistersbrewing.com
  • All Day Quilt Exhibits in La Conner 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Dia de los Muertos: A Day of Remembrance," "Ervena Ya Art: Painted Silk & Ribbon Embroidery," and "Boro & Sashiko: Down the Rabbit Hole."
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • All Day Holiday Bazaar 
    Peruse glassworks, woodworks, metalworks, jewelry, paintings, knit-wear and more at a Holiday Bazaar featuring one-of-a-kind gifts from Whatcom County artists from 8am-5pm daily through Christmas Eve at the Semiahmoo Marina Gift Store and Cafe, 9540 Semiahmoo Pkwy.
    Semiahmoo Marina Gift Store and Cafe :: http://www.semiahmoomarina.com
  • All Day Morris and Obbink 
    View works by sculptor Ann Morris and landscape-inspired watercolors and colored pencil works by Kim Obbink for the final weekend from 11am-5pm Friday through Sunday in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • All Day Deck the Old City Hall 
    The annual "Deck the Old City Hall" returns starting this weekend from 12pm-5pm Friday through Sunday at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. View a variety of themed, decorated holiday trees in the Rotunda Room, participate in weekly holiday craft-making, and enjoy the dazzling décor Thursdays through Sundays through Jan. 2. Admission is by donation; proceeds support the Museum’s rich offerings of exhibitions and programming.
    Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • All Day Among the Trees 
    Check out the invitational exhibit "Among the Trees" for the final week from 11am-5pm Friday through Sunday in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. The show features works by numerous regional artists including Sarah Northsworthy, Margaret Davidson, Kathleen Faulkner, Victor Sandblom, Joe Max Emminger, Becky Fletcher, Shirley Scheier, Patricia Hagan, Thomas Wood, Ed Kamuda, Tim Cross, and more.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • All Day A Christmas Carol 
    One of the Skagit Valley's favorite holiday traditions continues when A Christmas Carol opens this weekend with showings at 8pm Friday and Saturday, and 2:30pm Sunday in Mount Vernon at the Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St. Richly textured sets, ornate costumes and spectacular special effects will transport the entire family into the tale of the grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge, who requires the intervention of a few ghostly guides to find the true meaning of Christmas--and life itself. Pre-show performances will feature Old Irish and English traditional songs by the Devillies, and Old English Christmas carols by the Madrigal Singers. Tickets are $16-$28. Additional performances takes place through Dec. 11. Proof of vaccination or of a negative COVID test will be required for entry
    Lincoln Theatre :: http://www.lincolntheatre.org
  • 12:00pm Boundary Bay Brewery Holiday Market 
    For Small Business Saturday (and beyond), shop local at a Holiday Market taking place from 12pm-4pm Saturday and Sunday at the Beer Garden at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad. From Raku-fired pottery to hand-painted art, ceramics, handmade jewelry, zero-waste-inspired products, wood art and more, there will be no shortage of options.
    Boundary Bay Brewery :: http://www.bbaybrewery.com
  • 12:00pm Holiday Market at BBB 
    For Small Business Saturday (and beyond), shop local at a Holiday Market taking place from 12pm-4pm Saturday and Sunday at the Beer Garden at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad. From Raku-fired pottery to hand-painted art, ceramics, handmade jewelry, zero-waste-inspired products, wood art and more, there will be no shortage of options.
    Boundary Bay Brewery :: http://www.bbaybrewery.com
  • All Day Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 
    Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph will make appearances when Music Theatre International's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer opens this weekend with showings at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm Sunday in Lynden at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre, 655 Front St. Because of his shiny nose, Rudolph doesn't feel like he belongs in Christmastown and sets off to find a place that accepts him. Along his journey, he encounters fellow misfits, only to realize that home is where he has belonged the whole time. When a storm threatens to keep Santa's sleigh from taking flight, what makes Rudolph different turns out to be what helps him save Christmas. Tickets are $11-$15; additional performances take place through Dec. 12. Masks will be required, regardless of vaccination status.
    Claire vg Thomas Theatre :: http://www.theclaire.org
  • All Day Amy Popelka at Good Earth 
    Works by featured artist Amy Popelka can be seen for the final week from 11am-5pm daily through Saturday, and 11am-4pm Sunday at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 9:00pm Shakedown Shows 
    Fretts, JP Falcon Grady, and an "It's Kizmet" drag show start at 9pm Fri., Nov. 26 at the Shakedown, 1212 N. State St. The COVID Relief Benefit Show for Make.Shift Art Space will be followed by a number of other upcoming gigs--including Gateway, Sorcia, and Mount Saturn (Nov. 27); .Proud Failures, Boxcutter NW, Potbelly and Muppet Fetish (Dec. 2); and YOB, Year of the Cobra, and Aerial Ruin (Dec. 11). Tickets prices vary. Prior to entry, all individuals will be required to show proof of vaccination, or of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival.
  • 7:30pm Genre Legends 
    At 7:30pm and 9:30pm on Friday and Saturday, "Genre Legends" will take the stage at the Sylvia Center for the Arts, 207 Prospect St. Watch the players pick multiple genres for each show and present a story for each one. Tickets are $13. Audience members must present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of the show. Masking will also be required.
    Sylvia Center for the Arts :: http://www.theupfront.com/shows
  • 11:00am Mindport Exhibits 
    One-hour reservation slots are now open for household groups or pods of up to 10 people from 11am-6pm Tuesdays through Saturdays at Mindport Exhibits, 210 W. Holly St. In the months they were closed, they turned 25, engaged in numerous community projects, modified some classic exhibits and added many new ones. Suggested donation is $0-$10 per person.
    Mindport Exhibits :: http://www.mindport.org
  • 11:00am Lorna Libert at Scott Milo 
    New Pacific Northwest oils by Bellingham-based artist Lorna Libert will be featured from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through Nov. 27 at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. Also showing are plein air oils by Robin Weiss, large acrylic color fields on canvas by Carole Barrer, soft pastel landscapes by Christine Troyer and mixed media landscapes by Roger Small. Small’s work will also include two of his steel sculptures.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 11:00am Small Arts Works Juried Show 
    Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild's "Small Art Works" regional juried art show can be viewed from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Saturdays through Jan. 13 at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW.
    A Guilded Gallery :: http://www.stanwoodcamanoart.com
  • 10:00am Future Artifacts 
    "Future Artifacts" shows from 10am-5pm daily through Nov. 27 in La Conner at the Museum of Northwest Art, 121 S. First St. The exhibit features work by Lummi Nation glass artist Dan Friday, who draws from cultural themes and uses modern processes.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • 11:00am Dendritic Signals 
    View "Dendritic Signals" for the final week from 11am-4pm Wednesday through Saturday at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. The show features abstract artwork in a variety of mediums and colors, with pieces by Marjie Miller and Cheryl Jacobson, Melissa Morales Rush, David Syre, and Don Anderson.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 10:00am Whidbey Art Market 
    After a year's hiatus, Whidbey Art Market returns from 10am-4pm Friday and Saturday in Freeland at Freeland Hall, 1515 Shoreview Dr. There will be something for everyone--oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed-media paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, basketry, textiles, collage, assemblage and much more. photography, sculpture, jewelry, basketry, textiles, collage, assemblages and more. Please observe current state COVID guidelines by wearing a mask and social distancing.
  • 11:00am Paintings of My Life, In Dialogue 
    View Beth Anna Margolis' "Paintings of My Life" from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 23 (closed on Thanksgiving) at Gallery Syre, 465 W. Stuart Rd. The show features a selection of more than 60 works that include originals and Giclee print reproductions by the local painter, poet and writer. Also on display will be Margolis' new book, Paintings of My Life, which includes excerpts of poetry and paintings from her previous book, Uplifted Down Syndrome, along with new essays, poems and artwork that hasn't yet been seen. A selection of David Syre's paintings, "In Dialogue," features both new and existing paintings which are in direct dialogue with Margolis' work, and also aim to initiate conversations about pressing contemporary topics such as climate change, the BLM movement, and faith.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Salmon Sighting with NSEA 
    Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association for the final Salmon Sighting events of the season taking place from 10am-1pm Friday, and 12pm-3pm Saturday at Bellingham's Arroyo Park. Join them along Chuckanut Creek to see spawning chum salmon and learn more about their journey and the work NSEA does to recover salmon in our region.
  • 8:00am - 10:00am Pancake Breakfast 
    Attend a Pancake Breakfast from 8am-10am at Ferndale's American Legion Post #154, 5537 2nd Ave. Entry is $3 for kids 12 and under, $6 for adults.
    American Legion Post #154 :: (360) 201-1109
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm NSEA Work Party 
    Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association for a Work Party from 9am-12pm at Squalicum Creek. Volunteers will be planting and mulching native trees and shrubs to increase stream health for local coho and chum salmon. Additional fall work parties take place back at Squalicum Creek (Dec. 4), and McCaulay Creek (Dec. 11). Please register in advance, be prepared to follow COVID-19 protocols, and dress for the weather.
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm Bellingham Farmers Market 
    The Bellingham Farmers Market continues its 29th season from 10am-2pm Saturdays through December 18 at Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave. Attendees can expect about 60-70 vendors per market day, including farmers, food producers and artisans offering locally grown and produced goods. Masks or face coverings are required at the market, regardless of vaccination status.
    Depot Market Square :: http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
  • 11:00am - 7:00pm Open Day for Honey, I Shrunk the Art 
    Attend opening day for "Honey, I Shrunk the Art" from 11am-7pm on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way. The annual multi-artist small works show can be seen from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (or by appointment) through Jan. 23. Masks will be required inside the gallery.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm Share Spot 
    Birchwood Food Desert Fighters host a Share Spot from 12pm-1:30pm every Saturday offering free food to take or share in the employee parking lot of the Industrial Credit Union, 3233 Northwest Ave. Volunteers are often needed on Saturdays, and during the week. COVID safety protocols are in place.
  • 1:00pm - 9:00pm An Elvis Family Christmas 
    Kick off the holidays and award-winning impersonator Danny Vernon for "An Elvis Family Christmas" at 1pm and 6pm in Anacortes at the Swinomish Casino and Lodge's Walton Event Center, 12885 Casino Dr. Get ready to sing along to all the holiday classics you know and love with the whole family. Tickets are $5-$12.
    Swinomish Casino and Lodge :: http://www.swinomishcasinoandlodge.com
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm Semiahmoo Sips 
    From 2pm-4pm every Saturday, attend "Semiahmoo Sips" in Blaine at the wine cellar at Semiahmoo Resort, 9565 Semiahmoo Pkwy. A sommelier will pour samples of four different wines from a rotating menu while you snack on charcuterie and cheeses. Feel free to walk around the resort and mingle, and then come back to grab your favorite bottle. Attendees will receive 15 percent off their cellar bottle of choice. Entry is $20. No reservations are necessary.
    Semiahmoo Resort :: http://www.semiahmoo.com
  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm Chuckanut Bay Distillery Tour 
    Learn more about the inner workings of a true grain-to-glass distillery when local historians the Good Time Girls lead 21-and-older tasting tours at 4pm Saturdays at Chuckanut Bay Distillery, 1311 Cornwall Ave. Attendees will see the entire process used to turn locally grown agricultural products into premium spirits such as potato vodka, gin, whiskey, bourbon, coffee liqueur and more. Tickets are $25 and include two "mini" cocktails, a guided tour and a Chuckanut Bay Distillery souvenir glass. Please book a spot in advance, as these events fill up fast. Groups are limited in size, and masks are required.
    Chuckanut Bay Distillery :: http://www.chuckanutbaydistillery.com
  • 4:00pm - 9:00pm Sustainability Showcase featuring Women + Queer Businesses 
    As part of Small Business Saturday, attend a Sustainability Showcase featuring Women + Queer Businesses from 4pm-9pm at the Granary, 1211 Granary Ave. All vendors will donate 10 percent of their sales to the local Planned Parenthood. Join them for a celebration of business that care about sustaining a better future for us all. Art, live music, drinks and vegan food will be part of the fun.
    The Granary :: (360) 510-0736
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Steve Webb and the Great Mad Swirl 
    Steve Webb and his band the Great Mad Swirl will make music from 7pm-9pm at the Firehouse Arts and Events Center, 1314 Harris Ave. The local trio are known for blending a powerfully rich smorgasbord of original tunes, ranging from Americana to folk, soul and reggae. This is a free event, but please bring some pocket change to show your appreciation for the performers.
    Sylvia Center for the Arts :: http://www.firehouseperformingarts.com
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