Week of April 11, 2021

Sunday, April 11 24 events
  • All Day Art in the Schoolhouse 
    View works by Camano/Stanwood Arts Guild members at the annual "Art in the Schoolhouse" exhibit and sale from 10am-4pm daily through May 2 in Mount Vernon at the Meadow Schoolhouse at Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Rd. The artists have been producing beautiful works of art throughout the pandemic. and are excited to share their creations.
    Christianson's Nursery :: http://www.christiansonsnursery.com
  • All Day Essence of Bellingham Photo Competition 
    Amateur and pro photographers of all ages are invited to submit photos that capture the heart of living, working or playing in Bellingham as part of the 16th annual "Essence of Bellingham" Photo Competition. Sponsored by Whatcom Museum and the COB, awards will be given for Best of Show, Best of Class, Best of Category, and Honorable Mention. A new Climate Actions award will honor images that capture actions the community is taking to address climate change and its impacts. Winning entries will be featured in an upcoming First Friday and Art Walk as COVID-19 restrictions allow. All entries will be added to the Whatcom Museum archives and may appear on BTV, the City website, and in other online and print publications.
  • All Day Art in a Pickle Barn 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Skagit Art Association presents its annual "Art in a Pickle Barn" exhibit and sale April 1-30 from 10am-5pm Wednesdays through Fridays, and 9am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays in Mount Vernon at Schuh Farms, 15564 Memorial Hwy.
    Schuh Farms :: http://www.skagitart.org
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 
    After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival will return to local fields, art galleries, restaurants and more through April--with COVID-19 modifications in place. RoozenGaarde and Tulip Town will be open, but nonrefundable ticket purchases must be made in advance, and there will be restrictions on the number of people who can visit. If you wish, you can drive by some of the fields in your car. There is a charge for parking, and health and safety rules will be enforced. The tulips bloom according to Mother Nature, but historically April 5-19 is a time for peak petal power.
    Skagit Valley :: http://www.tulipfestival.org
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Fest Photo Contest 
    Putting the world in focus is the goal of the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Photo Contest taking place through April. Thousands of petal-powered images are captured by attendees each spring--even last year, when the festival was effectively canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, and people adjusted their apertures to their backyard gardens or while surveying fields from afar.
  • All Day Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow 
    Visit 13 breweries throughout Skagit County as part of the Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow taking place throughout the month of April. Tickets are $55 and will include a FEST guide, a sample beer made with Skagit Valley Malt at each brewery (along with a paired bite containing at least one local ingredient), a swag bag, two commemorative glasses, and the opportunity to win prizes by visiting each venue during the course of the month. Ticket sales benefit Viva Farms, a Burlington-based nonprofit farm business incubator that empowers aspiring farmers.
  • All Day Minor Differences 
    The Pickford Cinema and Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival present free virtual showings of Minor Differences through April. The documentary by Orcas Island filmmaker Heather Oaksen follows five men in Washington state who, as teens, were caught up in the minimum sentences hysteria and sentenced as adults.
  • All Day PNW Artisan Marketplace 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, find fiber arts, local photography, watercolors, pottery, jewelry, glass and yard art, raw local honey, gourmet foods and more at a PNW Artisan Marketplace featuring more than 60 vendors from 10am-6pm daily through April 25 in the Old Berry Barn, 14285 La Conner-Whitney Rd.
  • All Day Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruise 
    San Juan Cruises will host Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruises from 11am-1:30pm daily from April 10-25 leaving from La Conner's Channel Lodge, 205 N. First St. The cruises feature unparalleled scenery, fun and informative narrative from the captain, passage underneath the oft-photographed Deception Pass Bridge, and a Dungeness crab lunch complete with oven-roasted chicken, sides and dessert. COVID-19 precautions are in place, including limited capacity, enhanced cleaning and clear plastic barriers around tables and serving areas. Entry is $39.50-$79.
    La Conner :: http://www.whales.com
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    Starting April 9, view painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day A Courtship of Place 
    "Beloved: A Courtship of Place," a solo exhibit by Skagit painter Maggie Wilder, can be seen from from 11am-6pm daily through April 30 in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Face masks are required, and a maximum of 13 people will be allowed in the venue at a time.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • 4:00pm Sunnyland Garden Party 
    Welcome and celebrate the return of spring at a Sunnyland Garden Party kick taking place Thursday through Sunday at Kulshan Brewing, Otherlands Beer, Twin Sisters Brewing, Stemma Brewing, and Wander Brewing. Each brewery will create and release special beers for this pub-crawl style event while helping to raise money for Northwest Youth Services. Springtime enthusiasts will be able to visit each brewery during weekend, receive stamps on a punch card, and be entered into a drawing to win fun prizes. Garden party attire is encouraged. All COVID masking, social distancing, sanitation, group and capacity limits will be observed. Small groups are encouraged.
    Sunnyland breweries :: http://www.nwys.org/events
  • 12:00pm Seeds of Culture and more at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Voices of Native American Women," "Jac Trautman: The Specter of the Indigenous," "1968: The Year That Rocked Washington," "Vintage Vaudevillians," "Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence," and "People of the Sea and Cedar" from 12pm-5pm Thursdays through Sundays at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building and Old City Hall. "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest" opens Sat., April 10 at the Lightcatcher The buildings are open at 25 percent capacity, with COVID-19 protocols in place. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • 11:00am Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 11:00am Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited. For
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • 11:00am Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • 11:00am Sculpture Northwest Exhibit 
    The works of 15 Sculpture Northwest artists can be viewed both indoors and out from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through April 23 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way. Four Pacific Northwest painters have also been invited to grace the walls of the gallery--including Anne Martin McCool, Kathleen Secrest, and Marjorie Thompson.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • 10:00am Small Time Film Festival 
    Submissions for the Small Time Film Festival will be accepted through April 30. Films from everyone from first-time to seasoned filmmakers must be one minute or less on the theme of "60 Seconds That Changed the Future." Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three winners, and submission fees will benefit Bellingham's Lighthouse Mission. A virtual festival is planned for the weekend of June 19, and will include break-out sessions with pro filmmakers.
  • 11:00am Rock, Paper, Paint 
    "Rock, Paper, Paint" shows from 11am-4pm Fridays through Sundays through April in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. The exhibit features new "drop" oil paintings by Allen Moe, rock carvings by Michael Clough, and oil transfers on mulberry paper by James Brems. A strong sensibility of and appreciation for the ancient brings this trio together. Clough and Moe are longtime Skagit Valley artists, Brems resides in Seattle. The gallery is also open by appointment.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 11:00am The Work of Jesus Guillen 
    "The Work of Jesus Guillen: An Artistic Legacy of Love and Courage" can be seen from 11am-4pm Fridays through Sundays through May 3 in La Conner at the Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. Fourth St. Guillén was a noteworthy regional artist who died in 1994 but remains an important part of the art history of the Skagit Valley. His work manifested a profound respect and affection for the farmworkers who labored within it. Entry fees are $4-$5 per person or $10 per family.
    Skagit County Historical Museum :: http://www.skagitcounty.net/museum
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm At Home with the BSO and Alex Klein 
    At 1pm, oboe master Alex Klein will perform as part of Bellingham Symphony Orchestra's "Second Sundays: At Home with the BSO" on a screen near you. Each concert as part of its online season features a soloist, an interview with the soloist, and a special performance featuring musicians from the BSO. "While we all wish we could perform in person, we are keeping safety first," executive director Gail Ridenour says. "The silver lining we are finding is how much enjoyment our audience gets from the personal experience of having brilliant musicians 'visit' their home, and Alex's musical talents are truly legendary." Concerts can be viewed for free on the day of the performance, then they move to a paid subscription model.
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm Kitchen Table Tunes with Robert Blake and Kristin Andreassan 
    Bellingham-based singer and songwriter Robert Sarazin Blake hosts a "From the Kitchen Table" concert from 5pm-7pm on Facebook Live. Tonight, he'll be joined by Kristin Andreassan. The livestream broadcasts feature songs, stories and requests. Suggested donation to the virtual tip jar is $10, but feel free to give more.
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm From the Kitchen Table with Robert Blake 
    Bellingham-based singer and songwriter Robert Sarazin Blake presents his weekly "From the Kitchen Table" concert from 5pm-7pm on Facebook Live. Tonight, he'll be joined by Kristin Andreassan. The livestream broadcasts feature songs, stories and requests. Suggested donation to the virtual tip jar is $10, but feel free to give more.
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm Light and Dark Poetry Reading 
    Contributors to Solstice: Light and Dark of the Salish Sea will share their poems at a virtual Group Poetry Reading with Village Books starting at 7pm on Zoom. The 29 poets offer an incredible journey through place and feelings during the summer and winter solstices, even while dark the season of the pandemic confined everyone close to home. Register for the event online.
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Monday, April 12 14 events
  • All Day Art in the Schoolhouse 
    View works by Camano/Stanwood Arts Guild members at the annual "Art in the Schoolhouse" exhibit and sale from 10am-4pm daily through May 2 in Mount Vernon at the Meadow Schoolhouse at Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Rd. The artists have been producing beautiful works of art throughout the pandemic. and are excited to share their creations.
    Christianson's Nursery :: http://www.christiansonsnursery.com
  • All Day Essence of Bellingham Photo Competition 
    Amateur and pro photographers of all ages are invited to submit photos that capture the heart of living, working or playing in Bellingham as part of the 16th annual "Essence of Bellingham" Photo Competition. Sponsored by Whatcom Museum and the COB, awards will be given for Best of Show, Best of Class, Best of Category, and Honorable Mention. A new Climate Actions award will honor images that capture actions the community is taking to address climate change and its impacts. Winning entries will be featured in an upcoming First Friday and Art Walk as COVID-19 restrictions allow. All entries will be added to the Whatcom Museum archives and may appear on BTV, the City website, and in other online and print publications.
  • All Day Art in a Pickle Barn 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Skagit Art Association presents its annual "Art in a Pickle Barn" exhibit and sale April 1-30 from 10am-5pm Wednesdays through Fridays, and 9am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays in Mount Vernon at Schuh Farms, 15564 Memorial Hwy.
    Schuh Farms :: http://www.skagitart.org
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 
    After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival will return to local fields, art galleries, restaurants and more through April--with COVID-19 modifications in place. RoozenGaarde and Tulip Town will be open, but nonrefundable ticket purchases must be made in advance, and there will be restrictions on the number of people who can visit. If you wish, you can drive by some of the fields in your car. There is a charge for parking, and health and safety rules will be enforced. The tulips bloom according to Mother Nature, but historically April 5-19 is a time for peak petal power.
    Skagit Valley :: http://www.tulipfestival.org
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Fest Photo Contest 
    Putting the world in focus is the goal of the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Photo Contest taking place through April. Thousands of petal-powered images are captured by attendees each spring--even last year, when the festival was effectively canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, and people adjusted their apertures to their backyard gardens or while surveying fields from afar.
  • All Day Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow 
    Visit 13 breweries throughout Skagit County as part of the Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow taking place throughout the month of April. Tickets are $55 and will include a FEST guide, a sample beer made with Skagit Valley Malt at each brewery (along with a paired bite containing at least one local ingredient), a swag bag, two commemorative glasses, and the opportunity to win prizes by visiting each venue during the course of the month. Ticket sales benefit Viva Farms, a Burlington-based nonprofit farm business incubator that empowers aspiring farmers.
  • All Day Minor Differences 
    The Pickford Cinema and Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival present free virtual showings of Minor Differences through April. The documentary by Orcas Island filmmaker Heather Oaksen follows five men in Washington state who, as teens, were caught up in the minimum sentences hysteria and sentenced as adults.
  • All Day PNW Artisan Marketplace 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, find fiber arts, local photography, watercolors, pottery, jewelry, glass and yard art, raw local honey, gourmet foods and more at a PNW Artisan Marketplace featuring more than 60 vendors from 10am-6pm daily through April 25 in the Old Berry Barn, 14285 La Conner-Whitney Rd.
  • All Day Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruise 
    San Juan Cruises will host Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruises from 11am-1:30pm daily from April 10-25 leaving from La Conner's Channel Lodge, 205 N. First St. The cruises feature unparalleled scenery, fun and informative narrative from the captain, passage underneath the oft-photographed Deception Pass Bridge, and a Dungeness crab lunch complete with oven-roasted chicken, sides and dessert. COVID-19 precautions are in place, including limited capacity, enhanced cleaning and clear plastic barriers around tables and serving areas. Entry is $39.50-$79.
    La Conner :: http://www.whales.com
  • 10:00am Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    Starting April 9, view painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Sip & Savor Skagit 
    In lieu of its annual Spring Wine Festival, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce will offer "Sip & Savor Skagit." The "gift box event" is unique to Skagit County, and will feature curated boxes with local food products and wine that can be picked up any time from April 12-16 from the chamber offices. The event will keep dollars local by using products from local small businesses including items like salmon, chocolate, fudge, cheese, honey, oil and vinegar, Tulip Town products, coffee, wine tumblers and more. Customers will purchase a box and have a wine list to choose from at checkout. Selections will be from Compass Wines, The Store, Indulge Wine & Dessert Bar, and Blackbird Wine Bar. Each box is $125; wines range from $17-$45. Please order by April 12.
    Anacortes Chamber of Commerce :: http://www.anacortes.org/sipandsavor
  • 11:00am A Courtship of Place 
    "Beloved: A Courtship of Place," a solo exhibit by Skagit painter Maggie Wilder, can be seen from from 11am-6pm daily through April 30 in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Face masks are required, and a maximum of 13 people will be allowed in the venue at a time.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm Summer Session Q&A 
    Find out more about Western Washington University's Summer Session at a drop-in Q&A at 5pm on Zoom. Staff members will help you navigate changes and answer your questions about course offerings, the registration process, and other applicable updates. Admission to Western is not required. Additional events take place April 14, 19, 21 and 28.
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Tuesday, April 13 18 events
  • All Day Art in the Schoolhouse 
    View works by Camano/Stanwood Arts Guild members at the annual "Art in the Schoolhouse" exhibit and sale from 10am-4pm daily through May 2 in Mount Vernon at the Meadow Schoolhouse at Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Rd. The artists have been producing beautiful works of art throughout the pandemic. and are excited to share their creations.
    Christianson's Nursery :: http://www.christiansonsnursery.com
  • All Day Essence of Bellingham Photo Competition 
    Amateur and pro photographers of all ages are invited to submit photos that capture the heart of living, working or playing in Bellingham as part of the 16th annual "Essence of Bellingham" Photo Competition. Sponsored by Whatcom Museum and the COB, awards will be given for Best of Show, Best of Class, Best of Category, and Honorable Mention. A new Climate Actions award will honor images that capture actions the community is taking to address climate change and its impacts. Winning entries will be featured in an upcoming First Friday and Art Walk as COVID-19 restrictions allow. All entries will be added to the Whatcom Museum archives and may appear on BTV, the City website, and in other online and print publications.
  • All Day Art in a Pickle Barn 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Skagit Art Association presents its annual "Art in a Pickle Barn" exhibit and sale April 1-30 from 10am-5pm Wednesdays through Fridays, and 9am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays in Mount Vernon at Schuh Farms, 15564 Memorial Hwy.
    Schuh Farms :: http://www.skagitart.org
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Fest Photo Contest 
    Putting the world in focus is the goal of the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Photo Contest taking place through April. Thousands of petal-powered images are captured by attendees each spring--even last year, when the festival was effectively canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, and people adjusted their apertures to their backyard gardens or while surveying fields from afar.
  • All Day Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow 
    Visit 13 breweries throughout Skagit County as part of the Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow taking place throughout the month of April. Tickets are $55 and will include a FEST guide, a sample beer made with Skagit Valley Malt at each brewery (along with a paired bite containing at least one local ingredient), a swag bag, two commemorative glasses, and the opportunity to win prizes by visiting each venue during the course of the month. Ticket sales benefit Viva Farms, a Burlington-based nonprofit farm business incubator that empowers aspiring farmers.
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 
    After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival will return to local fields, art galleries, restaurants and more through April--with COVID-19 modifications in place. RoozenGaarde and Tulip Town will be open, but nonrefundable ticket purchases must be made in advance, and there will be restrictions on the number of people who can visit. If you wish, you can drive by some of the fields in your car. There is a charge for parking, and health and safety rules will be enforced. The tulips bloom according to Mother Nature, but historically April 5-19 is a time for peak petal power.
    Skagit Valley :: http://www.tulipfestival.org
  • All Day Minor Differences 
    The Pickford Cinema and Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival present free virtual showings of Minor Differences through April. The documentary by Orcas Island filmmaker Heather Oaksen follows five men in Washington state who, as teens, were caught up in the minimum sentences hysteria and sentenced as adults.
  • All Day PNW Artisan Marketplace 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, find fiber arts, local photography, watercolors, pottery, jewelry, glass and yard art, raw local honey, gourmet foods and more at a PNW Artisan Marketplace featuring more than 60 vendors from 10am-6pm daily through April 25 in the Old Berry Barn, 14285 La Conner-Whitney Rd.
  • All Day Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruise 
    San Juan Cruises will host Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruises from 11am-1:30pm daily from April 10-25 leaving from La Conner's Channel Lodge, 205 N. First St. The cruises feature unparalleled scenery, fun and informative narrative from the captain, passage underneath the oft-photographed Deception Pass Bridge, and a Dungeness crab lunch complete with oven-roasted chicken, sides and dessert. COVID-19 precautions are in place, including limited capacity, enhanced cleaning and clear plastic barriers around tables and serving areas. Entry is $39.50-$79.
    La Conner :: http://www.whales.com
  • 10:00am Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 11:00am Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    Starting April 9, view painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Sip & Savor Skagit 
    In lieu of its annual Spring Wine Festival, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce will offer "Sip & Savor Skagit." The "gift box event" is unique to Skagit County, and will feature curated boxes with local food products and wine that can be picked up any time from April 12-16 from the chamber offices. The event will keep dollars local by using products from local small businesses including items like salmon, chocolate, fudge, cheese, honey, oil and vinegar, Tulip Town products, coffee, wine tumblers and more. Customers will purchase a box and have a wine list to choose from at checkout. Selections will be from Compass Wines, The Store, Indulge Wine & Dessert Bar, and Blackbird Wine Bar. Each box is $125; wines range from $17-$45. Please order by April 12.
    Anacortes Chamber of Commerce :: http://www.anacortes.org/sipandsavor
  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm Waste & Whatnot 
    From 4pm-5:30pm, Sustainable Connections will host a virtual program, "Waste & Whatnot: The Future of Wasted Food." Hear from experts in food recovery across the country and find out how food waste is contributing to climate change and food insecurity, and how the pandemic amplified these problems. What if we can change the way food establishments operate so things don’t just go “back to normal” but instead go forward towards change? Come with your questions and ideas, and be ready to participate in the conversation. This is a virtual event for everyone, but especially those in the food industry. Entry is free.
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Courage, My Love 
    At 6pm, Village Books hosts a virtual book launch for Kristin Beck's debut novel, Courage, My Love--a story of the women in 1943 who faced and fought the German occupation in war-torn Italy. She'll be discussing her work with Jennifer Robson, the bestselling author of five novels set during and after the two world wars.
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Wednesday, April 14 32 events
  • All Day Art in the Schoolhouse 
    View works by Camano/Stanwood Arts Guild members at the annual "Art in the Schoolhouse" exhibit and sale from 10am-4pm daily through May 2 in Mount Vernon at the Meadow Schoolhouse at Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Rd. The artists have been producing beautiful works of art throughout the pandemic. and are excited to share their creations.
    Christianson's Nursery :: http://www.christiansonsnursery.com
  • All Day Essence of Bellingham Photo Competition 
    Amateur and pro photographers of all ages are invited to submit photos that capture the heart of living, working or playing in Bellingham as part of the 16th annual "Essence of Bellingham" Photo Competition. Sponsored by Whatcom Museum and the COB, awards will be given for Best of Show, Best of Class, Best of Category, and Honorable Mention. A new Climate Actions award will honor images that capture actions the community is taking to address climate change and its impacts. Winning entries will be featured in an upcoming First Friday and Art Walk as COVID-19 restrictions allow. All entries will be added to the Whatcom Museum archives and may appear on BTV, the City website, and in other online and print publications.
  • 11:00am A Courtship of Place 
    "Beloved: A Courtship of Place," a solo exhibit by Skagit painter Maggie Wilder, can be seen from from 11am-6pm daily through April 30 (closed Tuesdays) in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Face masks are required, and a maximum of 13 people will be allowed in the venue at a time.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • All Day Art in a Pickle Barn 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Skagit Art Association presents its annual "Art in a Pickle Barn" exhibit and sale April 1-30 from 10am-5pm Wednesdays through Fridays, and 9am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays in Mount Vernon at Schuh Farms, 15564 Memorial Hwy.
    Schuh Farms :: http://www.skagitart.org
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 
    After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival will return to local fields, art galleries, restaurants and more through April--with COVID-19 modifications in place. RoozenGaarde and Tulip Town will be open, but nonrefundable ticket purchases must be made in advance, and there will be restrictions on the number of people who can visit. If you wish, you can drive by some of the fields in your car. There is a charge for parking, and health and safety rules will be enforced. The tulips bloom according to Mother Nature, but historically April 5-19 is a time for peak petal power.
    Skagit Valley :: http://www.tulipfestival.org
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Fest Photo Contest 
    Putting the world in focus is the goal of the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Photo Contest taking place through April. Thousands of petal-powered images are captured by attendees each spring--even last year, when the festival was effectively canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, and people adjusted their apertures to their backyard gardens or while surveying fields from afar.
  • All Day Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow 
    Visit 13 breweries throughout Skagit County as part of the Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow taking place throughout the month of April. Tickets are $55 and will include a FEST guide, a sample beer made with Skagit Valley Malt at each brewery (along with a paired bite containing at least one local ingredient), a swag bag, two commemorative glasses, and the opportunity to win prizes by visiting each venue during the course of the month. Ticket sales benefit Viva Farms, a Burlington-based nonprofit farm business incubator that empowers aspiring farmers.
  • All Day Minor Differences 
    The Pickford Cinema and Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival present free virtual showings of Minor Differences through April. The documentary by Orcas Island filmmaker Heather Oaksen follows five men in Washington state who, as teens, were caught up in the minimum sentences hysteria and sentenced as adults.
  • All Day PNW Artisan Marketplace 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, find fiber arts, local photography, watercolors, pottery, jewelry, glass and yard art, raw local honey, gourmet foods and more at a PNW Artisan Marketplace featuring more than 60 vendors from 10am-6pm daily through April 25 in the Old Berry Barn, 14285 La Conner-Whitney Rd.
  • All Day Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruise 
    San Juan Cruises will host Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruises from 11am-1:30pm daily from April 10-25 leaving from La Conner's Channel Lodge, 205 N. First St. The cruises feature unparalleled scenery, fun and informative narrative from the captain, passage underneath the oft-photographed Deception Pass Bridge, and a Dungeness crab lunch complete with oven-roasted chicken, sides and dessert. COVID-19 precautions are in place, including limited capacity, enhanced cleaning and clear plastic barriers around tables and serving areas. Entry is $39.50-$79.
    La Conner :: http://www.whales.com
  • 10:00am An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • 11:00am Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 11:00am Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 11:00am Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • 11:00am Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 11:00am Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 12:00pm Legacy of Hope Gala and Auction 
    Animals as Natural Therapy will host its annual "Legacy of Hope Gala and Auction" fundraiser at a virtual event taking place at 7pm Sat., April 17. Expect stories from the barnyard, surprise giveaways and an incredible online auction. The auction opens for perusal Wed., April 14, and has more than 100 items--from a couples staycation at the Chrysalis Inn and Spa to a Nuu Muu shopping spree, a year’s supply of Avenue Bread, to Barlean’s super supplements and beyond. Funds raised will be used to support ANT's programs involving youth, veterans and the therapy animals who offer them hope and healing. Entry to the virtual event is free.
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • All Day Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • All Day Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    Starting April 9, view painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Laugh Your Tail Off 
    From April 11-17, the NOAH Center--the Stanwood-based animal adoption and spay and neuter center dedicated to stopping the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable and treatable homeless cats and dogs--will host "Laugh Your Tail Off." An auction takes place throughout the week, and at 7pm Fri., April 16, comedian Collin Moulton will host a Funniest Home Pet Videos contest featuring videos of former NOAH animals sent in by adopters, tell hilarious pet comics and jokes, and more. Tickets to the livestreamed event are $10. The event and auction will raise funds for homeless animals in need.
  • All Day Sip & Savor Skagit 
    In lieu of its annual Spring Wine Festival, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce will offer "Sip & Savor Skagit." The "gift box event" is unique to Skagit County, and will feature curated boxes with local food products and wine that can be picked up any time from April 12-16 from the chamber offices. The event will keep dollars local by using products from local small businesses including items like salmon, chocolate, fudge, cheese, honey, oil and vinegar, Tulip Town products, coffee, wine tumblers and more. Customers will purchase a box and have a wine list to choose from at checkout. Selections will be from Compass Wines, The Store, Indulge Wine & Dessert Bar, and Blackbird Wine Bar. Each box is $125; wines range from $17-$45. Please order by April 12.
    Anacortes Chamber of Commerce :: http://www.anacortes.org/sipandsavor
  • 3:00pm Teen Events with WCLS 
    Students in grades 6 to 12 can sign up for a variety of virtual events through Whatcom County Library System, including "Teen Reads" from 3pm-4pm Wednesdays, "Whatcom Teen Writers" from 3pm-4pm Thursdays, and a "Book It!" Tween Book Club from 4pm-5pm Thursdays.
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm Meal Distribution 
    From 11:30am-12:30pm every Wednesday, seniors can pick up six frozen meals, one hot meal and a half-gallon of milk curbside at the Blaine Senior Center, 763 G St. A suggested donation of $5 per meal is appreciated.
    Blaine Senior Center :: (360) 332-8040
  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barely Adulting Book Club 
    Do you love young adult books but want to start reading more adult fiction? If so, join Blaine Library staffer Marie Guenette from 6:30pm-8pm for a Barely Adulting Book Club discussion. The book for April is Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. Registration is required to get the link to the Zoom meeting.
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm Manieri Jazz Program presents WordJazz 
    As part of the Manieri Jazz Program, Skagit River Poetry Foundation student poet laureates have teamed up with local musicians to create a one-of-a kind debut spoken poetry and music event in collaboration with Anacortes Public Library. Tune it at 7pm to view "WordJazz" on YouTube and Facebook. Join the library all month for special poetry themed Take and Makes for children and teens, and look for featured poetry books to check out in all departments. A link to the free program will be provided upon registration.
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Thursday, April 15 46 events
  • All Day Art in the Schoolhouse 
    View works by Camano/Stanwood Arts Guild members at the annual "Art in the Schoolhouse" exhibit and sale from 10am-4pm daily through May 2 in Mount Vernon at the Meadow Schoolhouse at Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Rd. The artists have been producing beautiful works of art throughout the pandemic. and are excited to share their creations.
    Christianson's Nursery :: http://www.christiansonsnursery.com
  • All Day Essence of Bellingham Photo Competition 
    Amateur and pro photographers of all ages are invited to submit photos that capture the heart of living, working or playing in Bellingham as part of the 16th annual "Essence of Bellingham" Photo Competition. Sponsored by Whatcom Museum and the COB, awards will be given for Best of Show, Best of Class, Best of Category, and Honorable Mention. A new Climate Actions award will honor images that capture actions the community is taking to address climate change and its impacts. Winning entries will be featured in an upcoming First Friday and Art Walk as COVID-19 restrictions allow. All entries will be added to the Whatcom Museum archives and may appear on BTV, the City website, and in other online and print publications.
  • All Day A Courtship of Place 
    "Beloved: A Courtship of Place," a solo exhibit by Skagit painter Maggie Wilder, can be seen from from 11am-6pm daily through April 30 (closed Tuesdays) in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Face masks are required, and a maximum of 13 people will be allowed in the venue at a time.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • All Day Minor Differences 
    The Pickford Cinema and Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival present free virtual showings of Minor Differences through April. The documentary by Orcas Island filmmaker Heather Oaksen follows five men in Washington state who, as teens, were caught up in the minimum sentences hysteria and sentenced as adults.
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 
    After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival will return to local fields, art galleries, restaurants and more through April--with COVID-19 modifications in place. RoozenGaarde and Tulip Town will be open, but nonrefundable ticket purchases must be made in advance, and there will be restrictions on the number of people who can visit. If you wish, you can drive by some of the fields in your car. There is a charge for parking, and health and safety rules will be enforced. The tulips bloom according to Mother Nature, but historically April 5-19 is a time for peak petal power.
    Skagit Valley :: http://www.tulipfestival.org
  • All Day Art in a Pickle Barn 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Skagit Art Association presents its annual "Art in a Pickle Barn" exhibit and sale April 1-30 from 10am-5pm Wednesdays through Fridays, and 9am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays in Mount Vernon at Schuh Farms, 15564 Memorial Hwy.
    Schuh Farms :: http://www.skagitart.org
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Fest Photo Contest 
    Putting the world in focus is the goal of the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Photo Contest taking place through April. Thousands of petal-powered images are captured by attendees each spring--even last year, when the festival was effectively canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, and people adjusted their apertures to their backyard gardens or while surveying fields from afar.
  • All Day Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow 
    Visit 13 breweries throughout Skagit County as part of the Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow taking place throughout the month of April. Tickets are $55 and will include a FEST guide, a sample beer made with Skagit Valley Malt at each brewery (along with a paired bite containing at least one local ingredient), a swag bag, two commemorative glasses, and the opportunity to win prizes by visiting each venue during the course of the month. Ticket sales benefit Viva Farms, a Burlington-based nonprofit farm business incubator that empowers aspiring farmers.
  • All Day PNW Artisan Marketplace 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, find fiber arts, local photography, watercolors, pottery, jewelry, glass and yard art, raw local honey, gourmet foods and more at a PNW Artisan Marketplace featuring more than 60 vendors from 10am-6pm daily through April 25 in the Old Berry Barn, 14285 La Conner-Whitney Rd.
  • All Day Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruise 
    San Juan Cruises will host Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruises from 11am-1:30pm daily from April 10-25 leaving from La Conner's Channel Lodge, 205 N. First St. The cruises feature unparalleled scenery, fun and informative narrative from the captain, passage underneath the oft-photographed Deception Pass Bridge, and a Dungeness crab lunch complete with oven-roasted chicken, sides and dessert. COVID-19 precautions are in place, including limited capacity, enhanced cleaning and clear plastic barriers around tables and serving areas. Entry is $39.50-$79.
    La Conner :: http://www.whales.com
  • 10:00am An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • 11:00am Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • 11:00am Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 11:00am Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 11:00am Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • 12:00pm Great Skagit Scavenger Hunt 
    Individuals and teams can participate in COVID-safe activities and challenges during the Great Skagit Scavenger Hunt taking place April 16-18. Participants will have the opportunity to earn points, win prizes and donate money to a good cause---Skagit Women in Business scholarships for local women who have experienced a break in their education. Challenges on the list of more than 100 possible activities range from something as simple as mailing a postcard to a family member in another state or buying a gift card from a local business, to something as challenging as choreographing a team dance to perform in public on a street corner or in the park. Each activity is awarded points and must be documented with photos to be submitted to the event organizers online. Top point-getters win prizes. As most of the challenges are not tied to a particular location, participants may live anywhere in the country. Entry is $15-$30. Registration closes at midnight on Thurs., April 15.
  • 12:00pm Seeds of Culture at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Voices of Native American Women," "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "Jac Trautman: The Specter of the Indigenous," "1968: The Year That Rocked Washington," "Vintage Vaudevillians," "Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence," and "People of the Sea and Cedar" from 12pm-5pm Thursdays through Sundays at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building and Old City Hall. COVID-19 directives are in place. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • All Day Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • All Day Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • All Day Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • 12:00pm A Road Well Traveled 
    "Max Benjamin: A Road Well Traveled" can be seen from 12pm-4pm Thursdays through Sundays at La Conner's Museum of Northwest Art, 121 First St. The solo exhibit featuring the work of the contemporary Northwest painter will be on display through May 9. Following CDC and state guidelines, attendance will be capped at 25 percent capacity.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • All Day Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • All Day Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Legacy of Hope Gala and Auction 
    Animals as Natural Therapy will host its annual "Legacy of Hope Gala and Auction" fundraiser at a virtual event taking place at 7pm Sat., April 17. Expect stories from the barnyard, surprise giveaways and an incredible online auction. The auction opens for perusal Wed., April 14, and has more than 100 items--from a couples staycation at the Chrysalis Inn and Spa to a Nuu Muu shopping spree, a year’s supply of Avenue Bread, to Barlean’s super supplements and beyond. Funds raised will be used to support ANT's programs involving youth, veterans and the therapy animals who offer them hope and healing. Entry to the virtual event is free.
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • All Day Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • 12:00pm Spring Juried Exhibit and More 
    A "Spring Juried Exhibit," "Winter Textile Explorations," Lisa McShane's "A Decade of Landscapes," and Ron Pattern's "The Seasonal Forest" can be viewed from 12pm-4:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays through May 28 at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Entry is free.
  • All Day Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • All Day Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    Starting April 9, view painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Laugh Your Tail Off 
    From April 11-17, the NOAH Center--the Stanwood-based animal adoption and spay and neuter center dedicated to stopping the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable and treatable homeless cats and dogs--will host "Laugh Your Tail Off." An auction takes place throughout the week, and at 7pm Fri., April 16, comedian Collin Moulton will host a Funniest Home Pet Videos contest featuring videos of former NOAH animals sent in by adopters, tell hilarious pet comics and jokes, and more. Tickets to the livestreamed event are $10. The event and auction will raise funds for homeless animals in need.
  • All Day Sip & Savor Skagit 
    In lieu of its annual Spring Wine Festival, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce will offer "Sip & Savor Skagit." The "gift box event" is unique to Skagit County, and will feature curated boxes with local food products and wine that can be picked up any time from April 12-16 from the chamber offices. The event will keep dollars local by using products from local small businesses including items like salmon, chocolate, fudge, cheese, honey, oil and vinegar, Tulip Town products, coffee, wine tumblers and more. Customers will purchase a box and have a wine list to choose from at checkout. Selections will be from Compass Wines, The Store, Indulge Wine & Dessert Bar, and Blackbird Wine Bar. Each box is $125; wines range from $17-$45. Please order by April 12.
    Anacortes Chamber of Commerce :: http://www.anacortes.org/sipandsavor
  • 3:00pm Teen Events with WCLS 
    Students in grades 6 to 12 can sign up for a variety of virtual events through Whatcom County Library System, including "Teen Reads" from 3pm-4pm Wednesdays, "Whatcom Teen Writers" from 3pm-4pm Thursdays, and a "Book It!" Tween Book Club from 4pm-5pm Thursdays.
  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm Food Bank Distribution 
    Bellingham Food Bank distributes pre-packed food boxes from 1pm-4pm Thursdays at 1175 Jersey St. People can join a car queue and, when it’s their turn, volunteers will offer food boxes without requiring person-to-person contact. There are also bike and walk-up options. Each household represented in a vehicle may pick up for up to two families. Menstrual products, baby formula and diapers will be added to distributed items as availability allows. Folks may visit twice per week and may choose among all locations which they visit. Pick-up options are 1pm-4pm Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Jersey Street locale, and from 3pm-6pm Wednesdays at the parking lot at Christ the King Church, 4173 Meridian St.
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm What We're Reading Book Club 
    From 4pm-5pm, Deming Library staff member Erin Suda will host a virtual What We're Reading Book Club meeting on Zoom. The club is for folks who love to share books they've enjoyed and hear about great new titles from others. Participants share titles and listen to others' recommendations.
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm Finding Humanity During the Global Poaching Crisis 
    At 7pm, author and wildlife photographer Rick Wood will join Whatcom County Library System to discuss global poaching and wildlife trafficking and how it affects us all during a "Finding Humanity During the Global Poaching Crisis" virtual presentation. Wood finds himself asking difficult questions about critical losses to global biodiversity. If he can find answers, there could be hope for solutions. Ultimately, it's a race against a tightening human snare with everything hanging in the balance. Extinction looms on the horizon. Is there time to save us all from the human snare? Register in advance for the free event.
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm Quarantrivia with Aireekah 
    Sign up a socially distant team to take part in virtual Quarantrivia with Aireekah from 7:30pm-9:30pm Thursdays. Teams can be one to six players, and whoever signs up will be the team captain. Entry is free, but tips are appreciated and welcome. Socially distant teams playing with different computers are welcome, and prizes can be won.
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Friday, April 16 65 events
  • All Day Art in the Schoolhouse 
    View works by Camano/Stanwood Arts Guild members at the annual "Art in the Schoolhouse" exhibit and sale from 10am-4pm daily through May 2 in Mount Vernon at the Meadow Schoolhouse at Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Rd. The artists have been producing beautiful works of art throughout the pandemic. and are excited to share their creations.
    Christianson's Nursery :: http://www.christiansonsnursery.com
  • All Day Essence of Bellingham Photo Competition 
    Amateur and pro photographers of all ages are invited to submit photos that capture the heart of living, working or playing in Bellingham as part of the 16th annual "Essence of Bellingham" Photo Competition. Sponsored by Whatcom Museum and the COB, awards will be given for Best of Show, Best of Class, Best of Category, and Honorable Mention. A new Climate Actions award will honor images that capture actions the community is taking to address climate change and its impacts. Winning entries will be featured in an upcoming First Friday and Art Walk as COVID-19 restrictions allow. All entries will be added to the Whatcom Museum archives and may appear on BTV, the City website, and in other online and print publications.
  • All Day A Courtship of Place 
    "Beloved: A Courtship of Place," a solo exhibit by Skagit painter Maggie Wilder, can be seen from from 11am-6pm daily through April 30 (closed Tuesdays) in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Face masks are required, and a maximum of 13 people will be allowed in the venue at a time.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • All Day Minor Differences 
    The Pickford Cinema and Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival present free virtual showings of Minor Differences through April. The documentary by Orcas Island filmmaker Heather Oaksen follows five men in Washington state who, as teens, were caught up in the minimum sentences hysteria and sentenced as adults.
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 
    After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival will return to local fields, art galleries, restaurants and more through April--with COVID-19 modifications in place. RoozenGaarde and Tulip Town will be open, but nonrefundable ticket purchases must be made in advance, and there will be restrictions on the number of people who can visit. If you wish, you can drive by some of the fields in your car. There is a charge for parking, and health and safety rules will be enforced. The tulips bloom according to Mother Nature, but historically April 5-19 is a time for peak petal power.
    Skagit Valley :: http://www.tulipfestival.org
  • All Day Art in a Pickle Barn 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Skagit Art Association presents its annual "Art in a Pickle Barn" exhibit and sale April 1-30 from 10am-5pm Wednesdays through Fridays, and 9am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays in Mount Vernon at Schuh Farms, 15564 Memorial Hwy.
    Schuh Farms :: http://www.skagitart.org
  • All Day Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow 
    Visit 13 breweries throughout Skagit County as part of the Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow taking place throughout the month of April. Tickets are $55 and will include a FEST guide, a sample beer made with Skagit Valley Malt at each brewery (along with a paired bite containing at least one local ingredient), a swag bag, two commemorative glasses, and the opportunity to win prizes by visiting each venue during the course of the month. Ticket sales benefit Viva Farms, a Burlington-based nonprofit farm business incubator that empowers aspiring farmers.
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Fest Photo Contest 
    Putting the world in focus is the goal of the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Photo Contest taking place through April. Thousands of petal-powered images are captured by attendees each spring--even last year, when the festival was effectively canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, and people adjusted their apertures to their backyard gardens or while surveying fields from afar.
  • All Day PNW Artisan Marketplace 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, find fiber arts, local photography, watercolors, pottery, jewelry, glass and yard art, raw local honey, gourmet foods and more at a PNW Artisan Marketplace featuring more than 60 vendors from 10am-6pm daily through April 25 in the Old Berry Barn, 14285 La Conner-Whitney Rd.
  • All Day Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruise 
    San Juan Cruises will host Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruises from 11am-1:30pm daily from April 10-25 leaving from La Conner's Channel Lodge, 205 N. First St. The cruises feature unparalleled scenery, fun and informative narrative from the captain, passage underneath the oft-photographed Deception Pass Bridge, and a Dungeness crab lunch complete with oven-roasted chicken, sides and dessert. COVID-19 precautions are in place, including limited capacity, enhanced cleaning and clear plastic barriers around tables and serving areas. Entry is $39.50-$79.
    La Conner :: http://www.whales.com
  • 10:00am An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 11:00am Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • 11:00am Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 11:00am Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 11:00am Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • All Day Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 11:00am Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • All Day Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 12:00pm Seeds of Culture at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Voices of Native American Women," "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "Jac Trautman: The Specter of the Indigenous," "1968: The Year That Rocked Washington," "Vintage Vaudevillians," "Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence," and "People of the Sea and Cedar" from 12pm-5pm Thursdays through Sundays at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building and Old City Hall. COVID-19 directives are in place. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • All Day Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 12:00pm A Road Well Traveled 
    "Max Benjamin: A Road Well Traveled" can be seen from 12pm-4pm Thursdays through Sundays at La Conner's Museum of Northwest Art, 121 First St. The solo exhibit featuring the work of the contemporary Northwest painter will be on display through May 9. Following CDC and state guidelines, attendance will be capped at 25 percent capacity.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • All Day Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Sculpture Northwest Exhibit 
    The works of 15 Sculpture Northwest artists can be viewed both indoors and out from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through April 23 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way. Four Pacific Northwest painters have also been invited to grace the walls of the gallery--including Anne Martin McCool, Kathleen Secrest, and Marjorie Thompson.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • 10:00am McKnight and DeLacy 
    Mixed-media works by Bainbridge Island-based artist Aaron McKnight and sculptures by Marceil DeLacy can be viewed from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through April 25 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. Paintings by Kat Houseman can be viewed in the Flex Gallery.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • All Day Seeds of Culture at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Voices of Native American Women," "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "Jac Trautman: The Specter of the Indigenous," "1968: The Year That Rocked Washington," "Vintage Vaudevillians," "Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence," and "People of the Sea and Cedar" from 12pm-5pm Thursdays through Sundays at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building and Old City Hall. COVID-19 directives are in place. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • All Day Great Skagit Scavenger Hunt 
    Individuals and teams can participate in COVID-safe activities and challenges during the Great Skagit Scavenger Hunt taking place April 16-18. Participants will have the opportunity to earn points, win prizes and donate money to a good cause---Skagit Women in Business scholarships for local women who have experienced a break in their education. Challenges on the list of more than 100 possible activities range from something as simple as mailing a postcard to a family member in another state or buying a gift card from a local business, to something as challenging as choreographing a team dance to perform in public on a street corner or in the park. Each activity is awarded points and must be documented with photos to be submitted to the event organizers online. Top point-getters win prizes. As most of the challenges are not tied to a particular location, participants may live anywhere in the country. Entry is $15-$30. Registration closes at midnight on Thurs., April 15.
  • All Day Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • All Day Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • All Day Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 12:00pm Spring Juried Exhibit and More 
    A "Spring Juried Exhibit," "Winter Textile Explorations," Lisa McShane's "A Decade of Landscapes," and Ron Pattern's "The Seasonal Forest" can be viewed from 12pm-4:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays through May 28 at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Entry is free.
  • All Day A Road Well Traveled 
    "Max Benjamin: A Road Well Traveled" can be seen from 12pm-4pm Thursdays through Sundays at La Conner's Museum of Northwest Art, 121 First St. The solo exhibit featuring the work of the contemporary Northwest painter will be on display through May 9. Following CDC and state guidelines, attendance will be capped at 25 percent capacity.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • 9:00am Tiptoe Through the Treasures 
    Peruse collectibles, vintage treasures, furniture, dishes, crystal, home decor and housewares the Skagit County Historical Museum has been collecting when you reserve a spot to attend the first weekend of a "Tiptoe Through the Treasures" sale taking place from 9am-4pm Friday through Sunday in Mount Vernon at Skagit City School, 17508 Moore Rd. One-hour sessions for up to six people will be available. Reservations can also be made for April 23-25. Fees are $10 per person.
    Skagit City School :: http://www.skagitcounty.net/museum
  • All Day Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 11:00am The Work of Jesus Guillén 
    "The Work of Jesus Guillen: An Artistic Legacy of Love and Courage" can be seen from 11am-4pm Fridays through Sundays through May 2 in La Conner at the Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. Fourth St. Guillén was a noteworthy regional artist who died in 1994 but remains an important part of the art history of the Skagit Valley. His work manifested a profound respect and affection for the farmworkers who labored within it. Entry fees are $4-$5 per person or $10 per family.
    Skagit County Historical Museum :: http://www.skagitcounty.net/museum
  • 11:00am Rock, Paper, Paint 
    "Rock, Paper, Paint" shows from 11am-4pm Fridays through Sundays through April 25 in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. The exhibit features new "drop" oil paintings by Allen Moe, rock carvings by Michael Clough, and oil transfers on mulberry paper by James Brems. A strong sensibility of and appreciation for the ancient brings this trio together. Clough and Moe are longtime Skagit Valley artists, Brems resides in Seattle. The gallery is also open by appointment.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • All Day Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 7:30pm Miss Julie 
    At 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, Western Washington University's College of Fine and Performing Arts presents livestreamed performances of Miss Julie. In August Strindberg's classic play, the daughter of a count gets involved with the county's chief servant. The affair quickly unravels to a frantic conclusion in a play that challenges class and gender roles. Though Miss Julie premiered in 1888, this production will be set in Sweden in 1919 during the Spanish flu pandemic. Costumes will incorporate period-appropriate masks. Virtual viewing is free, and open to the public. Additional performances take place April 23-24.
  • 8:00pm Movie Palace at the MBT 
    A showing of the horror flick The Shining continues a "Movie Palace" lineup at 8pm Friday at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. At 7:30pm Saturday, Raiders of the Lost Ark will air on the big screen. The series continues through April with Bend it Like Beckham (April 23), The Goonies (April 24), and Field of Dreams (April 30). Tickets are $10.50 per person, and will be sold in groups of two or four to ensure parties remain six feet apart. Please review the theater's updated COVID-19 policies before attending the screenings.
    Mount Baker Theatre :: http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
  • All Day Legacy of Hope Gala and Auction 
    Animals as Natural Therapy will host its annual "Legacy of Hope Gala and Auction" fundraiser at a virtual event taking place at 7pm Sat., April 17. Expect stories from the barnyard, surprise giveaways and an incredible online auction. The auction opens for perusal Wed., April 14, and has more than 100 items--from a couples staycation at the Chrysalis Inn and Spa to a Nuu Muu shopping spree, a year’s supply of Avenue Bread, to Barlean’s super supplements and beyond. Funds raised will be used to support ANT's programs involving youth, veterans and the therapy animals who offer them hope and healing. Entry to the virtual event is free.
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • All Day Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • All Day Spring Juried Exhibit and More 
    A "Spring Juried Exhibit," "Winter Textile Explorations," Lisa McShane's "A Decade of Landscapes," and Ron Pattern's "The Seasonal Forest" can be viewed from 12pm-4:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays through May 28 at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Entry is free.
  • All Day Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • All Day Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 9:00am An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    Starting April 9, view painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Laugh Your Tail Off 
    From April 11-17, the NOAH Center--the Stanwood-based animal adoption and spay and neuter center dedicated to stopping the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable and treatable homeless cats and dogs--will host "Laugh Your Tail Off." An auction takes place throughout the week, and at 7pm Fri., April 16, comedian Collin Moulton will host a Funniest Home Pet Videos contest featuring videos of former NOAH animals sent in by adopters, tell hilarious pet comics and jokes, and more. Tickets to the livestreamed event are $10. The event and auction will raise funds for homeless animals in need.
  • 10:00am Sip & Savor Skagit 
    In lieu of its annual Spring Wine Festival, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce will offer "Sip & Savor Skagit." The "gift box event" is unique to Skagit County, and will feature curated boxes with local food products and wine that can be picked up any time from April 12-16 from the chamber offices. The event will keep dollars local by using products from local small businesses including items like salmon, chocolate, fudge, cheese, honey, oil and vinegar, Tulip Town products, coffee, wine tumblers and more. Customers will purchase a box and have a wine list to choose from at checkout. Selections will be from Compass Wines, The Store, Indulge Wine & Dessert Bar, and Blackbird Wine Bar. Each box is $125; wines range from $17-$45. Please order by April 12.
    Anacortes Chamber of Commerce :: http://www.anacortes.org/sipandsavor
  • 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.
    Whatcom County :: http://www.wildwhatcom.org
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Indelible 
    At 6pm on Zoom, Boise-based author Laurie Buchanan will discuss her new Sean McPherson murder mystery, Indelible, with La Connor-based writer Ashley E. Sweeney. In Buchanan's book, a psychopathic serial killer takes on the persona of a writer-in-residence at Pines & Quill, a secluded writing retreat in Fairhaven, Washington, where he plans to murder his next victim. Advance registration through Village Books is required.
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Buenes Aires Street Tango Demos 
    On the first and third Fridays of each moth, watch Buenos Aires Street Tango demos from 6pm-7pm in from of All That Jazz Boutique Gallery, 1015 Railroad Ave., #105.
    All That Jazz Boutique Gallery :: guzwdj@gmail.com
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Buenes Aires Street Tango Demos 
    On the first and third Fridays of each moth, watch Buenos Aires Street Tango demos from 6pm-7pm in from of All That Jazz Boutique Gallery, 1015 Railroad Ave., #105.
    All That Jazz Boutique Gallery, :: guzwdj@gmail.com
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm Deep Sea Volcanoes Virtual Program 
    At 7pm, Friends of Skagit Beaches and Anacortes Public Library will team of up for a virtual presentation, "Deep Sea Volcanoes: A Fiber-optic Look at Eruptions, Hot Springs & Life Forms." The live streaming video from the world’s most advanced submarine observatory off our own coast opens a window into one of the most extreme environments on Earth. The event will be presented by University of Washington professor, Dr. Deborah Kelly. Register in advance for the free event.
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Saturday, April 17 85 events
  • All Day Art in the Schoolhouse 
    View works by Camano/Stanwood Arts Guild members at the annual "Art in the Schoolhouse" exhibit and sale from 10am-4pm daily through May 2 in Mount Vernon at the Meadow Schoolhouse at Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Rd. The artists have been producing beautiful works of art throughout the pandemic. and are excited to share their creations.
    Christianson's Nursery :: http://www.christiansonsnursery.com
  • All Day Essence of Bellingham Photo Competition 
    Amateur and pro photographers of all ages are invited to submit photos that capture the heart of living, working or playing in Bellingham as part of the 16th annual "Essence of Bellingham" Photo Competition. Sponsored by Whatcom Museum and the COB, awards will be given for Best of Show, Best of Class, Best of Category, and Honorable Mention. A new Climate Actions award will honor images that capture actions the community is taking to address climate change and its impacts. Winning entries will be featured in an upcoming First Friday and Art Walk as COVID-19 restrictions allow. All entries will be added to the Whatcom Museum archives and may appear on BTV, the City website, and in other online and print publications.
  • All Day A Courtship of Place 
    "Beloved: A Courtship of Place," a solo exhibit by Skagit painter Maggie Wilder, can be seen from from 11am-6pm daily through April 30 (closed Tuesdays) in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Face masks are required, and a maximum of 13 people will be allowed in the venue at a time.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • All Day Art in a Pickle Barn 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Skagit Art Association presents its annual "Art in a Pickle Barn" exhibit and sale April 1-30 from 10am-5pm Wednesdays through Fridays, and 9am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays in Mount Vernon at Schuh Farms, 15564 Memorial Hwy.
    Schuh Farms :: http://www.skagitart.org
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Fest Photo Contest 
    Putting the world in focus is the goal of the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Photo Contest taking place through April. Thousands of petal-powered images are captured by attendees each spring--even last year, when the festival was effectively canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, and people adjusted their apertures to their backyard gardens or while surveying fields from afar.
  • All Day Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow 
    Visit 13 breweries throughout Skagit County as part of the Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Roadshow taking place throughout the month of April. Tickets are $55 and will include a FEST guide, a sample beer made with Skagit Valley Malt at each brewery (along with a paired bite containing at least one local ingredient), a swag bag, two commemorative glasses, and the opportunity to win prizes by visiting each venue during the course of the month. Ticket sales benefit Viva Farms, a Burlington-based nonprofit farm business incubator that empowers aspiring farmers.
  • All Day Minor Differences 
    The Pickford Cinema and Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival present free virtual showings of Minor Differences through April. The documentary by Orcas Island filmmaker Heather Oaksen follows five men in Washington state who, as teens, were caught up in the minimum sentences hysteria and sentenced as adults.
  • All Day Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 
    After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival will return to local fields, art galleries, restaurants and more through April--with COVID-19 modifications in place. RoozenGaarde and Tulip Town will be open, but nonrefundable ticket purchases must be made in advance, and there will be restrictions on the number of people who can visit. If you wish, you can drive by some of the fields in your car. There is a charge for parking, and health and safety rules will be enforced. The tulips bloom according to Mother Nature, but historically April 5-19 is a time for peak petal power.
    Skagit Valley :: http://www.tulipfestival.org
  • All Day PNW Artisan Marketplace 
    As part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, find fiber arts, local photography, watercolors, pottery, jewelry, glass and yard art, raw local honey, gourmet foods and more at a PNW Artisan Marketplace featuring more than 60 vendors from 10am-6pm daily through April 25 in the Old Berry Barn, 14285 La Conner-Whitney Rd.
  • All Day Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruise 
    San Juan Cruises will host Deception Pass Cracked Crab Cruises from 11am-1:30pm daily from April 10-25 leaving from La Conner's Channel Lodge, 205 N. First St. The cruises feature unparalleled scenery, fun and informative narrative from the captain, passage underneath the oft-photographed Deception Pass Bridge, and a Dungeness crab lunch complete with oven-roasted chicken, sides and dessert. COVID-19 precautions are in place, including limited capacity, enhanced cleaning and clear plastic barriers around tables and serving areas. Entry is $39.50-$79.
    La Conner :: http://www.whales.com
  • 10:00am An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 11:00am Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • 11:00am Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • 11:00am Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 11:00am Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day An Artist's Universe 
    View painter and mixed-media master David Syre's latest installation, "An Artist's Universe," hanging throughout the corridors, lobby and dining room of Hotel Bellwether and the Lighthouse Grill--where you'll be welcome to wander the halls to grasp his methods and creative dialogues. The works will be on display at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • All Day Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 12:00pm Seeds of Culture at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Voices of Native American Women," "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "Jac Trautman: The Specter of the Indigenous," "1968: The Year That Rocked Washington," "Vintage Vaudevillians," "Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence," and "People of the Sea and Cedar" from 12pm-5pm Thursdays through Sundays at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building and Old City Hall. COVID-19 directives are in place. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • 11:00am Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • All Day Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • 12:00pm A Road Well Traveled 
    "Max Benjamin: A Road Well Traveled" can be seen from 12pm-4pm Thursdays through Sundays at La Conner's Museum of Northwest Art, 121 First St. The solo exhibit featuring the work of the contemporary Northwest painter will be on display through May 9. Following CDC and state guidelines, attendance will be capped at 25 percent capacity.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • All Day Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • All Day Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • All Day Seeds of Culture at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Voices of Native American Women," "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "Jac Trautman: The Specter of the Indigenous," "1968: The Year That Rocked Washington," "Vintage Vaudevillians," "Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence," and "People of the Sea and Cedar" from 12pm-5pm Thursdays through Sundays at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building and Old City Hall. COVID-19 directives are in place. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 10:00am McKnight and DeLacy 
    Mixed-media works by Bainbridge Island-based artist Aaron McKnight and sculptures by Marceil DeLacy can be viewed from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through April 25 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. Paintings by Kat Houseman can be viewed in the Flex Gallery.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • 11:00am Sculpture Northwest Exhibit 
    The works of 15 Sculpture Northwest artists can be viewed both indoors and out from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through April 23 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way. Four Pacific Northwest painters have also been invited to grace the walls of the gallery--including Anne Martin McCool, Kathleen Secrest, and Marjorie Thompson.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • All Day Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • All Day Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • All Day Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • 12:00pm Spring Juried Exhibit and More 
    A "Spring Juried Exhibit," "Winter Textile Explorations," Lisa McShane's "A Decade of Landscapes," and Ron Pattern's "The Seasonal Forest" can be viewed from 12pm-4:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays through May 28 at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Entry is free.
  • 11:00am Rock, Paper, Paint 
    "Rock, Paper, Paint" shows from 11am-4pm Fridays through Sundays through April 25 in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. The exhibit features new "drop" oil paintings by Allen Moe, rock carvings by Michael Clough, and oil transfers on mulberry paper by James Brems. A strong sensibility of and appreciation for the ancient brings this trio together. Clough and Moe are longtime Skagit Valley artists, Brems resides in Seattle. The gallery is also open by appointment.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 11:00am The Work of Jesus Guillén 
    "The Work of Jesus Guillen: An Artistic Legacy of Love and Courage" can be seen from 11am-4pm Fridays through Sundays through May 2 in La Conner at the Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. Fourth St. Guillén was a noteworthy regional artist who died in 1994 but remains an important part of the art history of the Skagit Valley. His work manifested a profound respect and affection for the farmworkers who labored within it. Entry fees are $4-$5 per person or $10 per family.
    Skagit County Historical Museum :: http://www.skagitcounty.net/museum
  • All Day Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • All Day A Road Well Traveled 
    "Max Benjamin: A Road Well Traveled" can be seen from 12pm-4pm Thursdays through Sundays at La Conner's Museum of Northwest Art, 121 First St. The solo exhibit featuring the work of the contemporary Northwest painter will be on display through May 9. Following CDC and state guidelines, attendance will be capped at 25 percent capacity.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • All Day Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • All Day Briggs Shore at Good Earth 
    Vases, planters and drinking vessels by Briggs Shore will be on display and for sale from 11am-5pm Mondays through Saturdays (closed Tuesdays) and 12pm-5pm Sundays through April 30 at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of Briggs' sales will be donated to the Trevor Project.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • All Day Scatter Sunshine 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Scatter Sunshine: La Conner in Bloom Challenge," "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber, and "Slice Quilts" by the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild. Reservations are no longer required, but there may be a short wait time, as capacity is limited.
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • 10:00am Green Home Tours and Talks 
    Sustainable Connections' first virtual Green Home Tours & Talks takes place Saturday and Sunday on Zoom. Attendees at the online event can take virtual tours of six green homes in Bellingham and beyond, sign up for as many as 10 interactive workshop sessions, get a local business directory of contractors ready to help with your next project, and win prizes. For just $5 for a weekend pass, find out what's really inside your home's walls, what it means to be net zero, and how to make your green home dreams come true.
  • All Day Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • All Day McKnight and DeLacy 
    Mixed-media works by Bainbridge Island-based artist Aaron McKnight and sculptures by Marceil DeLacy can be viewed from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through April 25 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. Paintings by Kat Houseman can be viewed in the Flex Gallery.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • All Day Seeds of Culture at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Voices of Native American Women," "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "Jac Trautman: The Specter of the Indigenous," "1968: The Year That Rocked Washington," "Vintage Vaudevillians," "Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence," and "People of the Sea and Cedar" from 12pm-5pm Thursdays through Sundays at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building and Old City Hall. COVID-19 directives are in place. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • All Day Great Skagit Scavenger Hunt 
    Individuals and teams can participate in COVID-safe activities and challenges during the Great Skagit Scavenger Hunt taking place April 16-18. Participants will have the opportunity to earn points, win prizes and donate money to a good cause---Skagit Women in Business scholarships for local women who have experienced a break in their education. Challenges on the list of more than 100 possible activities range from something as simple as mailing a postcard to a family member in another state or buying a gift card from a local business, to something as challenging as choreographing a team dance to perform in public on a street corner or in the park. Each activity is awarded points and must be documented with photos to be submitted to the event organizers online. Top point-getters win prizes. As most of the challenges are not tied to a particular location, participants may live anywhere in the country. Entry is $15-$30. Registration closes at midnight on Thurs., April 15.
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present 
    The fifth annual "Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present" exhibit can be seen from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through May 2 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. In addition to featuring bright, energetic oil paintings of Skagit scene by 2021 Tulip Festival poster artist Jennifer McGill, attendees can also see works by past poster artists Alfred Currier, Randy Dana, Jennifer Bowman, and Ben Mann.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • All Day Sculpture Northwest Exhibit 
    The works of 15 Sculpture Northwest artists can be viewed both indoors and out from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through April 23 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way. Four Pacific Northwest painters have also been invited to grace the walls of the gallery--including Anne Martin McCool, Kathleen Secrest, and Marjorie Thompson.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • All Day Spring Juried Exhibit and More 
    A "Spring Juried Exhibit," "Winter Textile Explorations," Lisa McShane's "A Decade of Landscapes," and Ron Pattern's "The Seasonal Forest" can be viewed from 12pm-4:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays through May 28 at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Entry is free.
  • All Day Tiptoe Through the Treasures 
    Peruse collectibles, vintage treasures, furniture, dishes, crystal, home decor and housewares the Skagit County Historical Museum has been collecting when you reserve a spot to attend the first weekend of a "Tiptoe Through the Treasures" sale taking place from 9am-4pm Friday through Sunday in Mount Vernon at Skagit City School, 17508 Moore Rd. One-hour sessions for up to six people will be available. Reservations can also be made for April 23-25. Fees are $10 per person.
    Skagit City School :: http://www.skagitcounty.net/museum
  • All Day Rock, Paper, Paint 
    "Rock, Paper, Paint" shows from 11am-4pm Fridays through Sundays through April 25 in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. The exhibit features new "drop" oil paintings by Allen Moe, rock carvings by Michael Clough, and oil transfers on mulberry paper by James Brems. A strong sensibility of and appreciation for the ancient brings this trio together. Clough and Moe are longtime Skagit Valley artists, Brems resides in Seattle. The gallery is also open by appointment.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • All Day A Road Well Traveled 
    "Max Benjamin: A Road Well Traveled" can be seen from 12pm-4pm Thursdays through Sundays at La Conner's Museum of Northwest Art, 121 First St. The solo exhibit featuring the work of the contemporary Northwest painter will be on display through May 9. Following CDC and state guidelines, attendance will be capped at 25 percent capacity.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • All Day The Work of Jesus Guillén 
    "The Work of Jesus Guillen: An Artistic Legacy of Love and Courage" can be seen from 11am-4pm Fridays through Sundays through May 2 in La Conner at the Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. Fourth St. Guillén was a noteworthy regional artist who died in 1994 but remains an important part of the art history of the Skagit Valley. His work manifested a profound respect and affection for the farmworkers who labored within it. Entry fees are $4-$5 per person or $10 per family.
    Skagit County Historical Museum :: http://www.skagitcounty.net/museum
  • All Day Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • All Day Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 8:00pm Movie Palace at the MBT 
    A showing of the horror flick The Shining continues a "Movie Palace" lineup at 8pm Friday at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. At 7:30pm Saturday, Raiders of the Lost Ark will air on the big screen. The series continues through April with Bend it Like Beckham (April 23), The Goonies (April 24), and Field of Dreams (April 30). Tickets are $10.50 per person, and will be sold in groups of two or four to ensure parties remain six feet apart. Please review the theater's updated COVID-19 policies before attending the screenings.
    Mount Baker Theatre :: http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
  • 7:30pm Miss Julie 
    At 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, Western Washington University's College of Fine and Performing Arts presents livestreamed performances of Miss Julie. In August Strindberg's classic play, the daughter of a count gets involved with the county's chief servant. The affair quickly unravels to a frantic conclusion in a play that challenges class and gender roles. Though Miss Julie premiered in 1888, this production will be set in Sweden in 1919 during the Spanish flu pandemic. Costumes will incorporate period-appropriate masks. Virtual viewing is free, and open to the public. Additional performances take place April 23-24.
  • 12:00pm Legacy of Hope Gala and Auction 
    Animals as Natural Therapy will host its annual "Legacy of Hope Gala and Auction" fundraiser at a virtual event taking place at 7pm Sat., April 17. Expect stories from the barnyard, surprise giveaways and an incredible online auction. The auction opens for perusal Wed., April 14, and has more than 100 items--from a couples staycation at the Chrysalis Inn and Spa to a Nuu Muu shopping spree, a year’s supply of Avenue Bread, to Barlean’s super supplements and beyond. Funds raised will be used to support ANT's programs involving youth, veterans and the therapy animals who offer them hope and healing. Entry to the virtual event is free.
  • 10:00am Art-iversary Exhibit 
    From 10am-5:30pm Mondays through Saturdays through April 30, celebrate 20 years of ownership for Sheri Wright of Fourth Corner Frames, 311 W. Holly St. A wide variety of works are for sale as part of the "Art-iversary" exhibit--including Stephen McMillan’s aquatint etchings, original drawings from Jane Hamilton Hovde, Frank G. Craig’s watercolor collection, Dorothy Allyn Deets’ florals, and much more. Giveaways and specials will take place throughout the show.
    Fourth Corner Frames :: http://www.fourthcornerframes.com
  • 11:00am Spring Into Art 
    View works by Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild members from 11am-5pm Wed.-Sat. in Stanwood at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW. A "Spring Into Art" regional juried art show can be seen through May 27. Viewing appointments are encouraged.
  • 12:00pm Spring Juried Exhibit and More 
    A "Spring Juried Exhibit," "Winter Textile Explorations," Lisa McShane's "A Decade of Landscapes," and Ron Pattern's "The Seasonal Forest" can be viewed from 12pm-4:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays through May 28 at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Entry is free.
  • 11:00am Recycled Art & Resource Expo 
    A "Recycled Art & Resource Expo" can be visited from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through April 30 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. In addition to providing a platform for eco-friendly artists to showcase their art created from recycled materials, RARE also promotes art organizations and facilities that incorporate sustainability in their programs.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 11:00am Origins and Evolutions Exhibit 
    "Origins and Evolutions: Five Generations" can be seen from 11am-4pm Tues.-Thurs., and by appointment, at least through May 22 at Gallery Syre, 465 Stuart Rd. The show gathers together artworks by generations of artists in the Anderson/Syre family--Grandma Joe, her grandson David Syre, and Syre’s daughter Amy Healy.
    Gallery Syre :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 9:00am - 11:00am NSEA Work Party 
    From 9am-11am, sign up to join Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association for a Micro Work Party at the NSEA nursery. Weekly work parties will take place through mid-May. Before signing up for one or more of the gatherings, review the new policies and precautions NSEA is implementing to keep its community safe during the pandemic.
  • 9:00am - 3:30pm Downtown Bellingham pre-Earth Day Cleanup 
    Join Downtown Bellingham Partnership's landscaping team for a pre-Earth Day cleanup from 9am-12pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm in the city center. Volunteers will be sprucing up garden planters and flower beds by pulling weeds, laying down mulch, planting springtime greenery and more. Sign up in advance for one of the shifts, and make a difference downtown.
  • 9:00am - 11:00am Cooperative Gardening Class 
    Join a small group of both new and experienced gardeners to grow vegetables for table, preservation and community sharing---plus a small private plot--at a "Cooperative Gardening" class taking place from 9am-11m Saturdays through Oct. 1 at the Chuckanut Center, 103 Chuckanut Drive N. Korean Natural Farming/living soils, compost, homemade inoculates and fertilizer, planning, seeds, transplants, seasonal choices, plant care, weeds and pests will be addressed. The group will commit to shared care, time trades, shared harvest and weekly contributions to those needed fresh produce. Fees for the season are $50.
    Chuckanut Center :: http://www.chuckanutcenter.org
  • 10:00am - 3:00pm Market by the Sea 
    Peruse high-quality arts and crafts with the Blaine Harbor as the backdrop at the weekly "Market by the Sea" taking place from 10am-3pm at Blaine's H and G street plazas. The outdoor market will take place every Saturday through spring.
    H Street Plaza :: http://www.blainechamber.com
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm Bellingham Farmers Market 
    The Bellingham Farmers Market continues its 29th season from 10am-2pm Saturdays through December 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. COVID-19 guidelines remain in place, so remember to wear a mask, stay home if you're feeling sick, social distance, and take all food to-go. A Wednesday Market will open in June at its new home near the downtown waterfront by the Pump Track and Waypoint Park.
    Depot Market Square :: http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm Share Spot 
    Birchwood Food Desert Fighters hosts a Share Spot from 12pm-2pm Saturdays offering free food to take or share and in the 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.
  • 3:00pm - 4:30pm Poetry Share 
    For National Poetry Month, readers of all ages can join the Whatcom County Library System for a virtual "Poetry Share" taking place from 3pm-4:30pm on Zoom. Read the poems that have mattered the most in your life--one that stabs the heart, reveals the truth, sings the sadness, expresses astonishment, or has somehow helped you realize what is important. Read your own poem or one by a favorite author. Register online.
  • 3:00pm - 6:00pm Rebel Artists of Whatcom County 
    A variety of artists and artisans sell their creative wares at the Rebel Artists of Whatcom Art Market from 3pm-6pm every Saturday at downtown Bellingham's Commercial Street Plaza, 1315 Commercial St. A rotating roster of vendors takes part in each week's event--check the collective's Facebook page beforehand to find out who will be in attendance.
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm Our Deepest Calling 
    At 4pm, join Village Books and the Chuckanut Sandstone Writers on Zoom for a virtual reading of poetry selections from Our Deepest Calling. The collection was edited by Bethany Reid, Paul Marshall, and Carla Shafer--who contributed their poems along with a rich array of stories and poems by Kathryn Duncan Johnson, Sheila Mary Dunn, Janet Hamilton, Judith Solana-Mayer, Loretta Tobin, and Louise Vlasic. Advance registration is required.
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Whiskey River Mudflats 
    As part of a Virtual Concert Series, Whiskey River Mudflats will perform at 7:30pm at an online performance that will be livestreamed from the Lincoln Theatre in Mount Vernon. Formed by vocalist and guitarist Jason Morgan and vocalist and fiddler Sarah Wheatley on the banks of the Samish River in Bow, the band was created over a shared love of traditional American folk music and good times. Mandolinist and vocalist Kenny Clarkson rounds out the trio. Entry is by donation. Proceeds will be split 50/50 between the performers and the Lincoln Theatre Center Foundation.
  • 7:00pm - 9:30pm Romeo and Juliet the Musical 
    Watch the online premiere of META Performing Arts' opening performance of Romeo and Juliet the Musical at 7pm on YouTube. Set entirely to William Shakespeare’s original words with a full musical theater cast and pit orchestra, the screening is from the play's world premiere run at the Lincoln Theatre stage on Valentine’s Day, 2015. Viewing is free, but donations are encouraged. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit the Lincoln.
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