Week of April 25, 2021

Sunday, April 25 77 events
  • All Day Denim and Diamonds 
    A silent auction will take place from through Sun., May 2 in advance of a virtual "Denim and Diamonds" fundraiser for Lynden's Jansen Art Center. Bid on your perfect prize--from a weekend in Lake Tahoe, to a sunset cruise in Bellingham Bay, a variety of pieces by local artists, and the chance to have a character named after you in an upcoming John Grisham novel. At 7pm Sat., May 1, tune in for a livestreamed event featuring live country music by Mike Bonds, fabulous emcees, videos featuring studio artists and community members and leaders, a live auction, prizes and more.
  • 9:00am An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 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.
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 9:00am Whatcom County Master Gardeners Tomato Sale 
    Purchase Whatcom County Master Gardener-grown tomato, vegetable and herb starts online starting at 9am Sunday and continuing through 12pm Thursday. In addition to dozens of varieties of tomatoes and assorted veggies, there will also be dahlia tubers, daylily plants, bonsai and sedum baskets for sale. Proceeds benefit Whatcom County Master Gardner programs, including gardening education for all ages, plant clinics, demonstration gardens, and vegetable and fruit donations to the Ferndale Food Bank. Socially distanced plant pickups will take place May 7-9 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Pickup times will be scheduled after your plant purchase.
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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 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 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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 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
  • 9:00am An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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
  • 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 25 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
  • 10:00am 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.
  • 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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. Fees are $10 per person.
    Skagit City School :: http://www.skagitcounty.net/museum
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 1:30pm - 3:30pm Audubon at the Museum 
    Attend "Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum" from 1:30pm-3:30pm at Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St. A volunteer from the North Cascades Audubon Society will be on hand in the John M. Edson Hall of Birds to answer questions about migration, conservation, birds in peril and the importance of studying bird specimens today. All ages are welcome. Volunteers and visitors will follow social distancing while interacting in the Hall of Birds. Entry is included with admission.
    Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • 3:00pm - 4:30pm Truth, Beauty and Tulips 
    A virtual "Truth, Beauty and Tulips" event will begin at 3pm on Zoom. Tune in for a poetry reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest, Gail Davern, Jessica Gigot, and Nikki Wallschlaeger.
  • 5:00pm - 10:30pm The show will go on 
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Monday, April 26 56 events
  • All Day Denim and Diamonds 
    A silent auction will take place from through Sun., May 2 in advance of a virtual "Denim and Diamonds" fundraiser for Lynden's Jansen Art Center. Bid on your perfect prize--from a weekend in Lake Tahoe, to a sunset cruise in Bellingham Bay, a variety of pieces by local artists, and the chance to have a character named after you in an upcoming John Grisham novel. At 7pm Sat., May 1, tune in for a livestreamed event featuring live country music by Mike Bonds, fabulous emcees, videos featuring studio artists and community members and leaders, a live auction, prizes and more.
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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 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 County Master Gardeners Tomato Sale 
    Purchase Whatcom County Master Gardener-grown tomato, vegetable and herb starts online starting at 9am Sunday and continuing through 12pm Thursday. In addition to dozens of varieties of tomatoes and assorted veggies, there will also be dahlia tubers, daylily plants, bonsai and sedum baskets for sale. Proceeds benefit Whatcom County Master Gardner programs, including gardening education for all ages, plant clinics, demonstration gardens, and vegetable and fruit donations to the Ferndale Food Bank. Socially distanced plant pickups will take place May 7-9 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Pickup times will be scheduled after your plant purchase.
  • 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 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Virtual Open Mic 
    At 6pm, Spanish-language writers and poets can share their talents when Village Books hosts a virtual Spanish Open Mic. At 7pm, a traditional Open Mic will ensue. Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a welcoming audience. Emcee and celebrated local author Sean Dwyer will host. Register in advance to read, as spaces are limited.
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Tuesday, April 27 48 events
  • All Day Denim and Diamonds 
    A silent auction will take place from through Sun., May 2 in advance of a virtual "Denim and Diamonds" fundraiser for Lynden's Jansen Art Center. Bid on your perfect prize--from a weekend in Lake Tahoe, to a sunset cruise in Bellingham Bay, a variety of pieces by local artists, and the chance to have a character named after you in an upcoming John Grisham novel. At 7pm Sat., May 1, tune in for a livestreamed event featuring live country music by Mike Bonds, fabulous emcees, videos featuring studio artists and community members and leaders, a live auction, prizes and more.
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • All Day Whatcom County Master Gardeners Tomato Sale 
    Purchase Whatcom County Master Gardener-grown tomato, vegetable and herb starts online starting at 9am Sunday and continuing through 12pm Thursday. In addition to dozens of varieties of tomatoes and assorted veggies, there will also be dahlia tubers, daylily plants, bonsai and sedum baskets for sale. Proceeds benefit Whatcom County Master Gardner programs, including gardening education for all ages, plant clinics, demonstration gardens, and vegetable and fruit donations to the Ferndale Food Bank. Socially distanced plant pickups will take place May 7-9 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Pickup times will be scheduled after your plant purchase.
  • 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Singer Come From Afar 
    At 6pm, close out National Poetry Month by signing up for a virtual poetry reading with Kim Stafford. The event will feature the launch of his latest collection, Singer Come From Afar. Register in advance for "Nature of Writing" event with Village Books and North Cascades Institute.
  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm Bellingham Reads 
    From 6:30pm-7:30pm, join Bellingham Public Library for its monthly Bellingham Reads Book Group. The virtual event will focus on the tome Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden. The group meetings on the fourth Tuesday of each month via Zoom. Advance registration is required.
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm Owl Discoveries 
    From 7pm-8:30pm, join the North Cascades Audubon Society and David Johnson of the Global Owl Project for a virtual presentation, "The Rescue of the Umatilla Burrowing Owls and Other Discoveries." Johnson will describe what he has learned during this 11-year project and will discuss the demographics, mate selection, migration patterns, and other facets of the ecology of the Western burrowing owl. Registration is free but required.
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Wednesday, April 28 43 events
  • 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 Denim and Diamonds 
    A silent auction will take place from through Sun., May 2 in advance of a virtual "Denim and Diamonds" fundraiser for Lynden's Jansen Art Center. Bid on your perfect prize--from a weekend in Lake Tahoe, to a sunset cruise in Bellingham Bay, a variety of pieces by local artists, and the chance to have a character named after you in an upcoming John Grisham novel. At 7pm Sat., May 1, tune in for a livestreamed event featuring live country music by Mike Bonds, fabulous emcees, videos featuring studio artists and community members and leaders, a live auction, prizes and more.
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 
    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 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 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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 Whatcom County Master Gardeners Tomato Sale 
    Purchase Whatcom County Master Gardener-grown tomato, vegetable and herb starts online starting at 9am Sunday and continuing through 12pm Thursday. In addition to dozens of varieties of tomatoes and assorted veggies, there will also be dahlia tubers, daylily plants, bonsai and sedum baskets for sale. Proceeds benefit Whatcom County Master Gardner programs, including gardening education for all ages, plant clinics, demonstration gardens, and vegetable and fruit donations to the Ferndale Food Bank. Socially distanced plant pickups will take place May 7-9 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Pickup times will be scheduled after your plant purchase.
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3:00pm - 8:00pm Community Boating Center Open 
    Sign up now for spring and summer classes and experiences and book rentals for a dinghy, kayak, keelboat, paddle board or rowboat at the Community Boating Center, 555 Harris Ave. Spring hours are 3pm-8pm Wednesdays, and 10am-8pm Saturdays and Sundays through June 20.
    Community Boating Center :: http://www.boatingcenter.org
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Thursday, April 29 49 events
  • 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 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 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
  • 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 Denim and Diamonds 
    A silent auction will take place from through Sun., May 2 in advance of a virtual "Denim and Diamonds" fundraiser for Lynden's Jansen Art Center. Bid on your perfect prize--from a weekend in Lake Tahoe, to a sunset cruise in Bellingham Bay, a variety of pieces by local artists, and the chance to have a character named after you in an upcoming John Grisham novel. At 7pm Sat., May 1, tune in for a livestreamed event featuring live country music by Mike Bonds, fabulous emcees, videos featuring studio artists and community members and leaders, a live auction, prizes and more.
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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 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 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.
  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • 11:00am 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
  • 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
  • 9:00am Whatcom County Master Gardeners Tomato Sale 
    Purchase Whatcom County Master Gardener-grown tomato, vegetable and herb starts online starting at 9am Sunday and continuing through 12pm Thursday. In addition to dozens of varieties of tomatoes and assorted veggies, there will also be dahlia tubers, daylily plants, bonsai and sedum baskets for sale. Proceeds benefit Whatcom County Master Gardner programs, including gardening education for all ages, plant clinics, demonstration gardens, and vegetable and fruit donations to the Ferndale Food Bank. Socially distanced plant pickups will take place May 7-9 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Pickup times will be scheduled after your plant purchase.
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm Conservation Conversations 
    Join Whatcom Land Trust for its "Conservation Conversations" series at 1pm today and 5:30pm Thurs., May 6. The virtual events are an interactive opportunity to find out more about the important work the WLT is doing in our community, including how it's working to mitigate the effects of climate change, ways they're protecting our watershed, and opportunities to get involved. Entry is free; registration is required.
  • 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.
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm The Lowest Pair 
    The Lowest Pair perform at 7pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The duo comprised of Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee bring Midwestern charm, poetic melodies and Americana beats to the forefront, and their new album The Perfect Plan is both the expansion of musical sounds (harmonica, drum, bass, violin and mandolin, in addition to their shared banjo mastery) and a sharpening of their song craft. Tickets to the live show are $18.50. Tickets to watch the livestream are $12. COVID-19 guidelines are being followed--including limited seating, contactless ticket pickup, social distancing and more.
    Mount Baker Theatre :: http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:30pm The Lowest Pair 
    Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee of the Lowest Pair perform at 7pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Called "one of the best under-the-radar Americana duos today" by Paste Magazine, the duo has been making music together for more than eight years, expanding their instrumental repertoire, crafting original songs and making memorable albums--including their latest, The Perfect Plan. Limited in-house tickets remain, as COVID-19 protocols limit capacity in the space. If you're not comfortable coming to a live show, livestreamed tickets will also be available. Tickets are $12 for those tickets, $18.50 for the in-person event. Please review the venue's COVID-19 policies before attending.
    Mount Baker Theatre :: http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm A new era of music at the MBT 
  • 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 30 51 events
  • 9:00am An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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 Denim and Diamonds 
    A silent auction will take place from through Sun., May 2 in advance of a virtual "Denim and Diamonds" fundraiser for Lynden's Jansen Art Center. Bid on your perfect prize--from a weekend in Lake Tahoe, to a sunset cruise in Bellingham Bay, a variety of pieces by local artists, and the chance to have a character named after you in an upcoming John Grisham novel. At 7pm Sat., May 1, tune in for a livestreamed event featuring live country music by Mike Bonds, fabulous emcees, videos featuring studio artists and community members and leaders, a live auction, prizes and more.
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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 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 
    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 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
  • 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.
  • 9:00am An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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.
  • 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
  • 10:00am 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.
  • 11:00am 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.
  • 10:00am 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
  • 10:00am 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
  • 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
  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm Song, Sea and Shore 
    At 5pm, Mount Vernon's Celtic Arts Foundation will host a virtual presentation with Dr. Gary West, "Song, Sea, and Shore: Sir Walter Scott." West and his team invite you to explore the words, music and landscapes of Sir Walter Scott-land. The event celebrates the 250th anniversary of the poet, collector, song-smith and inventor of the historical novel. Tickets are $20-$25.
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Saturday, May 1 71 events
  • 11:00am Fragile Ecology 
    Painter Clayton Marsh's one-man show, "Fragile Ecology: Land. People. Harmonies," can be seen from 11am-6pm daily through May (closed Tuesdays) in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St. Face masks are required, and a maximum of 25 people (50 percent capacity) will be allowed in the venue at a time.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • 9:00am An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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
  • 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
  • 10:00am Whatcom Women Build 
    Sign up to join or lead a team as part of the 2021 Whatcom Women Build from May 5-June 5 at the Telegraph Townhomes build site on Telegraph Rd. Women Builders will raise awareness, learn new skills, fundraise, and of course, get out on site to build permanent, affordable housing. No experience is necessary to build with Habitat for Humanity and virtual volunteer opportunities are also available.
  • 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 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
  • 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 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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 Denim and Diamonds 
    A silent auction will take place from through Sun., May 2 in advance of a virtual "Denim and Diamonds" fundraiser for Lynden's Jansen Art Center. Bid on your perfect prize--from a weekend in Lake Tahoe, to a sunset cruise in Bellingham Bay, a variety of pieces by local artists, and the chance to have a character named after you in an upcoming John Grisham novel. At 7pm Sat., May 1, tune in for a livestreamed event featuring live country music by Mike Bonds, fabulous emcees, videos featuring studio artists and community members and leaders, a live auction, prizes and more.
  • All Day An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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
  • 10:00am Drive-Thru Blossom Tour 
    Mother Nature's beauty will be featured at the second annual Drive-Thru Blossom Tour from 10am-3pm Saturday and Sunday at Whatcom County's Bellewood Farms and Distillery, 6140 Guide Meridian. Visitors will enjoy a free, 20-minute tour through the orchard's 40 acres from the comfort of their own vehicles. Children can play a Bingo game during the tour and turn in completed cards for a prize. The event is also an opportunity for people to learn about the importance of the bees that pollinate pink and white blossoms from 21 varieties of apple trees. Visitors will receive a coupon good for 10 percent off products at the farm store.
    Bellewood Farms & Distillery :: http://www.bellewoodfarms.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
  • 9:00am An Artist's Universe at Hotel Bellwether 
    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 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
  • 10:00am 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.
  • 9:00am - 2:00pm Anacortes Farmers Market Opening Day 
    Attend opening day of the 32nd annual Anacortes Farmers Market from 9am-2pm at the Depot Arts and Community Center, 611 R. Ave. The event takes place Saturdays through Oct. 31. Shoppers will need to follow and obey all signs, markers, barriers and instructions from staff and volunteers, and the number of customers at any one time in the market will be limited.
    Depot Arts and Community Center :: http://www.anacortesfarmersmarket.org
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm Art in the Chuckanut Garden 
    Rebecca Meloy will lead an "Art in the Chuckanut Garden: Plein Air Drawing, Painting, Sculpture" workshop from 9am-12pm at the Chuckanut Center, 103 Chuckanut Drive N. The monthlong class will take place every Saturday through May, with additional classes taking place monthly throughout the summer. This month's focus will be on designing and making a life-sized scarecrow to install at the center's garden for the summer. Fees are $220.
    Chuckanut Center :: http://www.chuckanutcenter.org
  • 9:00am - 11:00am NSEA Work Party 
    From 9am-11am, sign up to join Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association for a Micro Work Party along Terrell Creek at the scenic Birch Bay State Park. Weekly work parties will take place Saturdays through May 22. 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 - 11:00am NSEA Work Party 
    From 9am-11am, sign up to join Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association for a Micro Work Party along Terrell Creek at the scenic Birch Bay State Park. Weekly work parties will take place Saturdays through May 22. 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.
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm Bellingham Dockside Market 
    Bellingham SeaFeast, the Port of Bellingham, and the Working Waterfront Coalition of Whatcom County have joined forces for a Bellingham Dockside Market taking place from 10am-2pm at Gate 5 or 7 at Squalicum Harbor (follow the plethora of signs). Product availability and sale dates throughout the season will vary; the operation of the market reflects the dynamic circumstances local fisher-folks navigate. Check the market's Facebook page prior to sale days to see what sort of fresh and frozen seafood will be on the lineup.
  • 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
  • 10:00am - 3:00pm Spring Festival and Vendor Market 
    Meadows Montesorri will host a Spring Festival from 10am-3pm in Ferndale at 2377 Douglas Rd. The outdoor vendor market will feature high-quality art, handmade crafts and locally made artisan products. Enjoy kids activities, school tours, food trucks and live music. Masks will be required and COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.
    Meadows Montesorri :: http://www.meadowsmontesorri.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 the spring.
    H Street Plaza :: http://www.blainechamber.com
  • 11:00am - 4:00pm Potpourri Open Air Market 
    Find art, jewelry, cards, plants, wreaths, baked goods and more at a "Potpourri: A Little Bit of Everything!" open air market taking place from 11am-4pm in La Conner in the parking lot of Crescent Moon Yoga, 606 Morris St.
    Crescent Moon Yoga :: http://www.lovelaconner.com
  • 11:30am - 2:30pm BYC Boat Parade 
    All are welcome to join the Bellingham Yacht Club for opening day of the 2021 boating season starting at 11:30am at the BYC, 2625 S. Harbor Loop Dr. After a welcome by the BYC commodore, there will be a blessing of the fleet and flag raising. At 1:30pm, watch an opening day boat parade. Additionally, the club is having a membership drive through May 20, as well as prorating annual dues for the remainder of 2021. From races to cruising to youth programs and socializing informally and at events at BYC's waterfront facilities, members enjoy boating and the company of fellow members to the fullest. Sponsorship is not required, nor is boat ownership.
    Bellingham yacht club :: http://www.byc.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 - 5:00pm Movie Palace at the MBT 
    A showing of the animated feature film Moana continues a "Movie Palace" lineup at 3pm Sat., May 1 at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. At 7pm Tues., May 4, Star Wars: A New Hope will air on the big screen. The series continues with Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (May 7), Jurassic Park (May 8), The Blues Brothers (May 14), E.T. (May 15), Men in Black (May 28), and Jaws (May 29). 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
  • 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 - 6:00pm Light Catchers Opening Reception 
    Attend a limited-capacity opening reception for "Light Catchers: Five Photographers from the Skagit" from 4pm-6pm in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Caines Court. In this exhibit, David Hall, Barry Christensen and Eric Riedel, Jane Alynn, and Larry Bullis produce extraordinary images using photography as their medium. The works can be seen from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through May 30.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Tales from the Pandemic 
    At 6pm, members of the Village Books Fiction Group will read their selections from Tales from the Pandemic: A Modern Decameron on Zoom. Inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron--describing people telling stories during the plague--the group decided to put their feelings of isolation into an anthology. Register in advance to join them at this event.
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Music for a Starry Night 
    As part of the Lincoln Theatre's Live Virtual Concert Series, watch a livestreamed performance at 7:30pm with members of the Starry Night Chamber Orchestra. Musicians including Angela Garvey (harpsichord), Paul and Cynthia Johnson (tenor and soprano), Barb Hunter (cello), Sharyn Peterson (violin, viola, vocals), Lily Iverson (violin), and Charlotte Saric (viola) will be performing J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations for harpsichord, his E major Partita for Solo Violin, selected arias and a duet from Bach's larger choral works, and the "beautiful and boisterous" Brandenburg Concerto #6 for two violas. "Music for a Starry Night" will be streamed on the Lincoln's YouTube channel by donation; proceeds will be split 50/50 between the performers and the Lincoln Theatre Center Foundation.
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