Week of May 30, 2021

Sunday, May 30 39 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
  • All Day 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 Self-Service Plant Sale 
    Whatcom County Master Gardeners will host a Self-Service Plant Sale through June 6 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Plant tables featuring timeless and unique perennials will be set up near the historic Hovander House during park hours, and payments and donations can be placed in the onsite money box. Proceeds from the fundraiser support gardening outreach and education in Whatcom County. Due to COVID restrictions, the Master Gardeners weren't able to hold their traditional plant sale, so this event will help get more plants into more people's hands.
    Hovander Homestead Park :: http://www.whatcommgf.org
  • All Day 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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," "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
  • 10:00am Vast Exhibit 
    View the rotating landscape show "Vast" from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. As pieces from the multi-artist show sell, they'll be replaced with another. Pots by Clayton James will also be featured.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • 11:00am Spring Has Sprung Exhibit 
    See works by 16 regional artists at a "Spring Has Sprung" exhibit from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through June 27 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm Tuesdays through Sundays at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day 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," "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 Light Catchers Photography Exhibit 
    "Light Catchers: Five Photographers from the Skagit" can be seen from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through May 30 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.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 11:00am Leo Osborne at Scott Milo Gallery 
    Painter and sculptor Leo Osborne's works will be featured from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Sundays through May in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. Osborne presents his latest collection of more than a dozen mesmerizing gold leaf and acrylic paintings. Additionally, he introduces his extra-large burl sculpture of two entwined swans, “Ebony and Ivory." Also showing are acrylics by Ria Harboe, oils by David Marty, encaustic paintings by Mark Wall, pastels by Donna Nevitt Radtke and textile work by Terri Shinn.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • All Day 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
  • 10:00am 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
  • All Day Spring Has Sprung Exhibit 
    See works by 16 regional artists at a "Spring Has Sprung" exhibit from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through June 27 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.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," "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 Vast Exhibit 
    View the rotating landscape show "Vast" from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. As pieces from the multi-artist show sell, they'll be replaced with another. Pots by Clayton James will also be featured.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • All Day Leo Osborne at Scott Milo Gallery 
    Painter and sculptor Leo Osborne's works will be featured from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Sundays through May in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. Osborne presents his latest collection of more than a dozen mesmerizing gold leaf and acrylic paintings. Additionally, he introduces his extra-large burl sculpture of two entwined swans, “Ebony and Ivory." Also showing are acrylics by Ria Harboe, oils by David Marty, encaustic paintings by Mark Wall, pastels by Donna Nevitt Radtke and textile work by Terri Shinn.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • All Day Light Catchers Photography Exhibit 
    "Light Catchers: Five Photographers from the Skagit" can be seen from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through May 30 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.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • All Day 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
  • All Day Clear Space Virtual Plays 
    Short plays filmed over Zoom, on phone cameras and in other people's living rooms can be viewed through May on the Claire vg Thomas' website. The original works in "Clear Space: The Virtual Plays" all speak to "people considering and attempting to make connections through distance and time, even when the world seems determined to create confusion and (dis)connection." The plays were directed by Mijo Stumpf, a frequent collaborator at Lynden's Claire Theatre. They're free to view, but donations to the longtime community theater are welcome.
  • 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
  • 7:30pm First Times 
    Three Washington state theaters will team up to present "First Times" at 7:30pm Friday through Sunday on Zoom. The two world premieres will pair actors from Bellingham TheatreWorks, the Richland Players, and Magenta Theater performing Bob Zaslow's 20-minute play about an improv teacher's worst nightmare, Yes, and!, and Amy Tofte's short one-act Contact Tracing, focusing on a nurse attempting to help someone who refuses science and security settings. Tickets are $5.
  • 10:00am 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
  • 11:00am Spring Has Sprung Exhibit 
    See works by 16 regional artists at a "Spring Has Sprung" exhibit from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through June 27 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • 11:00am Leo Osborne at Scott Milo Gallery 
    Painter and sculptor Leo Osborne's works will be featured from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Sundays through May in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. Osborne presents his latest collection of more than a dozen mesmerizing gold leaf and acrylic paintings. Additionally, he introduces his extra-large burl sculpture of two entwined swans, “Ebony and Ivory." Also showing are acrylics by Ria Harboe, oils by David Marty, encaustic paintings by Mark Wall, pastels by Donna Nevitt Radtke and textile work by Terri Shinn.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 11:00am Light Catchers Photography Exhibit 
    "Light Catchers: Five Photographers from the Skagit" can be seen from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through May 30 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.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 10:00am Vast Exhibit 
    View the rotating landscape show "Vast" from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. As pieces from the multi-artist show sell, they'll be replaced with another. Pots by Clayton James will also be featured.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.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," "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 Irene Dawson at Good Earth Pottery 
    Works by Irene Dawson will be featured for the final week from 11am-5pm daily through Saturday, and 11am-4pm Sunday at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. Ten percent of your purchase of Lawson’s work this month will support inclusive outdoor enrichment experiences for families at Camp Kirby.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 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
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm Skagit Valley Farmers Market Opening Day 
    Attend opening day of the new Skagit Valley Farmers Market from 10am-2pm just north of Christianson's Nursery in and around the Vinery, 15612 Best Rd. The weekly market will feature a full range of community farmers and craft vendors every Sunday through Sept. 26. Today's event will also act as an open house for the Vinery, a new event venue in a restored stationary pea vining site across the north field from the nursery that will also be available to rent for weddings and other celebrations--and will be offered on a complimentary basis for garden club and agricultural conferences and gatherings.
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Monday, May 31 26 events
  • All Day 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
  • All Day 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
  • 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 Self-Service Plant Sale 
    Whatcom County Master Gardeners will host a Self-Service Plant Sale through June 6 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Plant tables featuring timeless and unique perennials will be set up near the historic Hovander House during park hours, and payments and donations can be placed in the onsite money box. Proceeds from the fundraiser support gardening outreach and education in Whatcom County. Due to COVID restrictions, the Master Gardeners weren't able to hold their traditional plant sale, so this event will help get more plants into more people's hands.
    Hovander Homestead Park :: http://www.whatcommgf.org
  • All Day 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
  • 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 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 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 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 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," "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 Vast Exhibit 
    View the rotating landscape show "Vast" from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. As pieces from the multi-artist show sell, they'll be replaced with another. Pots by Clayton James will also be featured.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • All Day Spring Has Sprung Exhibit 
    See works by 16 regional artists at a "Spring Has Sprung" exhibit from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through June 27 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • All Day Light Catchers Photography Exhibit 
    "Light Catchers: Five Photographers from the Skagit" can be seen from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through May 30 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.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.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 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," "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 Leo Osborne at Scott Milo Gallery 
    Painter and sculptor Leo Osborne's works will be featured from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Sundays through May in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. Osborne presents his latest collection of more than a dozen mesmerizing gold leaf and acrylic paintings. Additionally, he introduces his extra-large burl sculpture of two entwined swans, “Ebony and Ivory." Also showing are acrylics by Ria Harboe, oils by David Marty, encaustic paintings by Mark Wall, pastels by Donna Nevitt Radtke and textile work by Terri Shinn.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • All Day 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
  • 10:00am 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
  • 11:00am Spring Has Sprung Exhibit 
    See works by 16 regional artists at a "Spring Has Sprung" exhibit from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through June 27 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • 11:00am Leo Osborne at Scott Milo Gallery 
    Painter and sculptor Leo Osborne's works will be featured from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Sundays through May in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. Osborne presents his latest collection of more than a dozen mesmerizing gold leaf and acrylic paintings. Additionally, he introduces his extra-large burl sculpture of two entwined swans, “Ebony and Ivory." Also showing are acrylics by Ria Harboe, oils by David Marty, encaustic paintings by Mark Wall, pastels by Donna Nevitt Radtke and textile work by Terri Shinn.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 11:00am Light Catchers Photography Exhibit 
    "Light Catchers: Five Photographers from the Skagit" can be seen from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through May 30 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.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 10:00am Vast Exhibit 
    View the rotating landscape show "Vast" from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. As pieces from the multi-artist show sell, they'll be replaced with another. Pots by Clayton James will also be featured.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.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," "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 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
  • 10:00am Clear Space Virtual Plays 
    Short plays filmed over Zoom, on phone cameras and in other people's living rooms can be viewed through May on the Claire vg Thomas' website. The original works in "Clear Space: The Virtual Plays" all speak to "people considering and attempting to make connections through distance and time, even when the world seems determined to create confusion and (dis)connection." The plays were directed by Mijo Stumpf, a frequent collaborator at Lynden's Claire Theatre. They're free to view, but donations to the longtime community theater are welcome.
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Tuesday, June 1 18 events
  • All Day 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
  • All Day 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
  • 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 Self-Service Plant Sale 
    Whatcom County Master Gardeners will host a Self-Service Plant Sale through June 6 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Plant tables featuring timeless and unique perennials will be set up near the historic Hovander House during park hours, and payments and donations can be placed in the onsite money box. Proceeds from the fundraiser support gardening outreach and education in Whatcom County. Due to COVID restrictions, the Master Gardeners weren't able to hold their traditional plant sale, so this event will help get more plants into more people's hands.
    Hovander Homestead Park :: http://www.whatcommgf.org
  • All Day 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
  • 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 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 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 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 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," "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
  • 10:00am Vast Exhibit 
    View the rotating landscape show "Vast" from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. As pieces from the multi-artist show sell, they'll be replaced with another. Pots by Clayton James will also be featured.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • 11:00am Spring Has Sprung Exhibit 
    See works by 16 regional artists at a "Spring Has Sprung" exhibit from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through June 27 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way.
    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 Light Catchers Photography Exhibit 
    "Light Catchers: Five Photographers from the Skagit" can be seen from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through May 30 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.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 11:00am Leo Osborne at Scott Milo Gallery 
    Painter and sculptor Leo Osborne's works will be featured from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Sundays through May in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. Osborne presents his latest collection of more than a dozen mesmerizing gold leaf and acrylic paintings. Additionally, he introduces his extra-large burl sculpture of two entwined swans, “Ebony and Ivory." Also showing are acrylics by Ria Harboe, oils by David Marty, encaustic paintings by Mark Wall, pastels by Donna Nevitt Radtke and textile work by Terri Shinn.
    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," "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 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
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Wednesday, June 2 19 events
  • All Day 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
  • All Day 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
  • 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 Self-Service Plant Sale 
    Whatcom County Master Gardeners will host a Self-Service Plant Sale through June 6 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Plant tables featuring timeless and unique perennials will be set up near the historic Hovander House during park hours, and payments and donations can be placed in the onsite money box. Proceeds from the fundraiser support gardening outreach and education in Whatcom County. Due to COVID restrictions, the Master Gardeners weren't able to hold their traditional plant sale, so this event will help get more plants into more people's hands.
    Hovander Homestead Park :: http://www.whatcommgf.org
  • 11:00am Inspired Settings 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber" and "Whirlwinds & Whirlpools: New Work by Larkin Van Horn." 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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," "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 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
  • 10:30am - 12:00pm Everyone Welcome! Tourism Education Series 
    Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism kicks off its 2021 Tourism Education Series with a virtual "Everyone Welcome!" program with HospitableMe at 10:30am on Zoom. The free training program will discuss evolving language, the growing market, unconscious bias, the challenges LGBTQ+ people face when traveling, and ways everyone can do better and make the community feel more welcomed. Specific deliverables for attendees include learning: who are the people and communities that make up LGBTQ+; the relevance of LGBTQ+ to hospitality and tourism; how LGBTQ+ people have typically been disrespected, insulted and excluded; language, service and systems issues that impact LGBTQ+ guests; global gender-identity trends; actionable best practices that can be implemented immediately; and recommendations and resources for further learning. Please register in advance.
  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm Tahereh Mafi in Conversation with Marie Lu 
    Village Books and the Bellingham Public Library team up to present "Tahereh Mafi in Conversation with Marie Lu" at 2pm on Zoom. The virtual event will see the celebrated YA authors discussing Mafi's new book, An Emotion of Great Delight. The tome takes a searing look into the world of a single Muslim family in the wake of 9/11. It’s about a child of immigrants forging a blurry identity, falling in love, and finding hope--in the midst of a modern war. Please register in advance for the online event.
  • 3:00pm - 7:00pm Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market 
    Attend the Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market from 3pm-7pm every Wednesday through Oct. 13 at the city's Hammer Heritage Square located at Ferry and Metcalf streets.
    Hammer Heritage Square :: http://www.sedrowoolleyfarmersmarket.com
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm Rainbow Reads 
    Students in grades 6-12 can join Whatcom County Library System for virtual "Rainbow Reads" discussions from 3pm-4pm every Wednesday on Zoom. Do you love reading and stories with LGBTQIA+ characters? No matter your genre, or how you identify, this club is for you. This is a space place for LGBTQIA+ teens, allies and those who are interested in being part of an inclusive reading community. Register in advance, as space is limited.
  • 4:00pm - 7:00pm Wednesday Market at Waypoint 
    Starting today, Bellingham Farmers Market will be reviving its Wednesday Market from 4pm-7pm every Wednesday through Sept. 29 on the waterfront near the pump track at Waypoint Park, 300 W. Laurel St. Approximately 40 vendors will sell their edible and creative wares each week. Social distancing and masks will still be required, and food needs to be taken to-go.
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Raised Bed Gardening Webinar 
    At 6pm, learn how to build a raised bed with minimal materials, equipment and cost at a "Raised Bed Gardening" webinar hosted by Christianson's Nursery. At the virtual event, Sarah Wagstaff of SUOT Farm and Flowers will help attendees understand the basic aspects of creating and maintaining a raised bed garden by adapting foundational horticultural concepts to suit your specific circumstances. Entry is free; register in advance.
  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm Bellingham Bay Brewers Cruise 
    San Juan Cruises continues its popular Bellingham Bay Brewers Cruise from 6:30pm-8pm every Wednesday through Sept. 22 leaving from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. Tickets are $39 and include snacks and beer samples from local and regional breweries. COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.
    Bellingham Bay :: http://www.whales.com
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Thursday, June 3 21 events
  • 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 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
  • All Day 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
  • 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
  • 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," "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 Inspired Settings 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber" and "Whirlwinds & Whirlpools: New Work by Larkin Van Horn." 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 Self-Service Plant Sale 
    Whatcom County Master Gardeners will host a Self-Service Plant Sale through June 6 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Plant tables featuring timeless and unique perennials will be set up near the historic Hovander House during park hours, and payments and donations can be placed in the onsite money box. Proceeds from the fundraiser support gardening outreach and education in Whatcom County. Due to COVID restrictions, the Master Gardeners weren't able to hold their traditional plant sale, so this event will help get more plants into more people's hands.
    Hovander Homestead Park :: http://www.whatcommgf.org
  • All Day 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
  • 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 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 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 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 - 1:00pm We Are Puget Sound 
    Speakers who contributed to the book We Are Puget Sound: Building a Peoples Movement for the Salish Sea will discuss their ideas at an interactive discussion hosted by Village Books at 12pm on Zoom. The book and campaign is about celebrating the diverse people and communities working to restore the Salish Sea--and helping everyone find their place in this movement. #WeArePugetSound has been building collective solutions for a healthy Salish Sea for people, wildlife, and the environment. Register in advance for the online event.
  • 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.
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm Rainbow Reads 
    Students in grades 6-12 can join Whatcom County Library System for virtual "Rainbow Reads" discussions from 3pm-4pm every Wednesday on Zoom. Do you love reading and stories with LGBTQIA+ characters? No matter your genre, or how you identify, this club is for you. This is a space place for LGBTQIA+ teens, allies and those who are interested in being part of an inclusive reading community. Register in advance, as space is limited.
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm Book it! 
    From 4pm-5pm, students in grades 4-6 can sign up for "Book It!" meetings with the Whatcom County Library System. The virtual events take place every other week and feature participants talking about their favorite series, graphic novels and book-to-movie adaptations. Space is limited, and registration is required.
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm What We're Reading Book Club 
    From 4pm-5pm, Deming Library staff member Erin Suda will host a virtual What We're Reading Book Club meeting on Zoom. The club is for folks who love to share books they've enjoyed and hear about great new titles from others. Participants share titles and listen to others' recommendations.
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Matika Wilbur at the Mount Baker Theatre 
    Photographer and documentarian Matika Wilbur will expand on her experiences photographing Native American women from across the hundreds of sovereign Nations she has visited for nearly a decade at a free presentation at 7pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. Wilbur—whose exhibit "Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and stories of Native American Women" is on display at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building through June 13—will use video, photography and songs to tell her story. Although seats at the MBT are sold out, the event will be livestreamed. Register to watch the event online.
    Mount Baker Theatre :: http://www.eventbrite.com
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm Sikhs Make Great Neighbors! 
    Whatcom County Library System hosts a virtual "Sikhs Make Great Neighbors!" discussion at 7pm on Zoom. Rose Kaur will answer questions like, "Why do Sikhs wear turbans? and "Where did Sikhs immigrate from?," "How long have Sikhs been in Whatcom County, and how many Sikhs live here now?" She will also explain the most basic tenets of the Sikh faith. Come meet a Sikh neighbor to find learn more about Sikhism. Because Sikhs make great neighbors. Register in advance.
  • 7:00pm - 11:00pm Every picture tells a story 
  • 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, June 4 25 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
  • 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 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 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
  • 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," "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 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
  • 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 Self-Service Plant Sale 
    Whatcom County Master Gardeners will host a Self-Service Plant Sale through June 6 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Plant tables featuring timeless and unique perennials will be set up near the historic Hovander House during park hours, and payments and donations can be placed in the onsite money box. Proceeds from the fundraiser support gardening outreach and education in Whatcom County. Due to COVID restrictions, the Master Gardeners weren't able to hold their traditional plant sale, so this event will help get more plants into more people's hands.
    Hovander Homestead Park :: http://www.whatcommgf.org
  • All Day Inspired Settings 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber" and "Whirlwinds & Whirlpools: New Work by Larkin Van Horn." 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," "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
  • 10:00am Vast Exhibit 
    View the rotating landscape show "Vast" from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. As pieces from the multi-artist show sell, they'll be replaced with another. Pots by Clayton James will also be featured.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • 11:00am Spring Has Sprung Exhibit 
    See works by 16 regional artists at a "Spring Has Sprung" exhibit from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through June 27 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • All Day 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 2:00pm - 6:00pm Ferndale Public Market Opening Day 
    Opening day of the Ferndale Public Market takes place from 2pm-6pm in the parking lot of the Ferndale Grocery Outlet, 1750 LaBounty Dr. They'll be on hand to punctuate the end of your work week with fresh fare every Friday through Oct. 8.
    Ferndale Grocery Outlet parking lot :: http://www.ferndalepublicmarket.org
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm Rainbow Reads 
    Students in grades 6-12 can join Whatcom County Library System for virtual "Rainbow Reads" discussions from 3pm-4pm every Wednesday on Zoom. Do you love reading and stories with LGBTQIA+ characters? No matter your genre, or how you identify, this club is for you. This is a space place for LGBTQIA+ teens, allies and those who are interested in being part of an inclusive reading community. Register in advance, as space is limited.
  • 4:00pm - 8:00pm Art Walk and Downtown First Friday 
    Expanding on the monthly Art Walk, Downtown First Fridays takes place from 4pm-8pm throughout the urban core. The event continues to showcase local galleries and artists, but now also features additional community programming. Look for places to dine out while out and about, special retail offerings, events, activities and--throughout the summer--buskers providing live music and performances. With new programming each month, First Fridays will provide socially distanced opportunities to rediscover the city center. As always, follow COVID-19 safe practices while in public.
    Downtown Bellingham :: http://www.downtownbellingham.com
  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm Bellinghome Virtual Recital 
    Nick Taylor will present a round of performers and host a trivia contest starting at 5:30pm on YouTube. The event will be livestreamed from the Bellinghome School of Music.
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm Bellingham Bay Salmon Dinner Sail 
    Combine your tastes for adventure and delicious food when the three-hour "Bellingham Bay Salmon Dinner Sail" takes place this week aboard the Schooner Zodiac leaving at 6pm from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. Tickets are $59 for kids and $79 for adults. Additional sails happen through the spring and summer--including every Friday in June. Please review the ship's COVID-19 safety guidelines in advance of your trip.
    Bellingham Cruise Terminal :: http://www.schoonerzodiac.com
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Refind Creations Grand Opening 
    From 6pm-8pm, attend a grand opening at Refind Creations Art Studio and Gift Shop, 215 W. Holly St., B28 (entrance through the archway on Bay Street). Shop for handcrafted gift baskets, candles, original art, Flying Bird Botanicals tea and honey, and much more. Each adult guest can select an item from the giveaway table and enter a drawing for a gift basket when you sign the guest book.
    Refind Creations :: (360) 966-6478
  • 6:30pm - 9:00pm Bellingham Bells Opening Day 
    The Port Angeles Lefties will take on the Bellingham Bells at Opening Day of the collegiate wood bat baseball season at 6:30pm at Joe Martin Field, 1220 Civic Field Way. The team will play games at the home field through August, and travel to compete with other SCL teams in Washington and Oregon. Tickets are $8-$12. Before purchasing tickets, please read about new COVID-19 protocols. Some sections of the ballpark will require proof of vaccination upon arrival to the game.
    Joe Martin Field :: http://www.bellinghambells.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm East Coast Dave and the Midwest Swingers 
    Hear cover tunes from the 1920s-1980s when East Coast Dave and the Midwest Swingers perform from 7pm-9pm on the "Camp Cider" patio at Thousand Acre Cider House, 109 Grand Ave. Audience members need to purchase tickets in advance, as space is limited. Fees are $20 per table (up to six people can sit at each table).
    Thousand Acre Cider House :: http://www.thousandacreciderhouse.com
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Saturday, June 5 35 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
  • 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
  • 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 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," "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 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
  • 10:00am Vast Exhibit 
    View the rotating landscape show "Vast" from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. As pieces from the multi-artist show sell, they'll be replaced with another. Pots by Clayton James will also be featured.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • 11:00am Spring Has Sprung Exhibit 
    See works by 16 regional artists at a "Spring Has Sprung" exhibit from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through June 27 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.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," "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 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
  • 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 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
  • All Day Self-Service Plant Sale 
    Whatcom County Master Gardeners will host a Self-Service Plant Sale through June 6 in Ferndale at Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielsen Ave. Plant tables featuring timeless and unique perennials will be set up near the historic Hovander House during park hours, and payments and donations can be placed in the onsite money box. Proceeds from the fundraiser support gardening outreach and education in Whatcom County. Due to COVID restrictions, the Master Gardeners weren't able to hold their traditional plant sale, so this event will help get more plants into more people's hands.
    Hovander Homestead Park :: http://www.whatcommgf.org
  • All Day Vast Exhibit 
    View the rotating landscape show "Vast" from 10am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave. As pieces from the multi-artist show sell, they'll be replaced with another. Pots by Clayton James will also be featured.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • All Day Spring Has Sprung Exhibit 
    See works by 16 regional artists at a "Spring Has Sprung" exhibit from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays (and by appointment) through June 27 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.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," "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 Inspired Settings 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Inspired Settings: The Art and Collection of Matt Macomber" and "Whirlwinds & Whirlpools: New Work by Larkin Van Horn." 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 San Juan Island Artists' Studio Tour 
    View the works of 46 artists at 17 working studios as part of the San Juan Island Artists' Studio Tour taking place from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday throughout the island. Both new and returning artists will be taking part in the self-guided tour. Entry is free. Each individual studio will be offering a door prize. As you visit each studio fill out a raffle form for a chance to win! Recommended COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.
  • All Day 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
  • 9:00am - 6:00pm National Trails Day 
    As part of National Trails Day, visit states parks, national forests, national parks and other public throughout Washington today for free. Fee-free days are a great way to introduce new people to public lands and trails, and provides opportunities for those who can't afford to purchase a Northwest Forest Pass or Discover Pass. Additional free-free days take place June 12 (National Get Outdoors Day), June 13 (Free Fishing Day), Aug. 4 (Great American Outdoors Day), Aug. 25 (National Park Service birthday), Sept. 25 (National Public Lands Day), Nov. 11 (Veterans Day), and Nov. 26 (Autumn Free Day).
    Washington state :: http://www.wta.org
  • 9:00am - 2:00pm Mount Vernon Farmers Market 
    Peruse a variety of produce, flowers and artisan wares during opening day of the Mount Vernon Farmers Market from 9am-2pm at the city's Riverwalk Park, 509 S. First St. Booths will be spaced up to 10 feet apart for social distancing, and COVID-19 protocols will be in place. The market takes place Saturdays through Oct. 9.
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm Twin Sisters Markets Opening Day 
    From 9am-3pm, attend opening day of the Twin Sisters Farmers Market's Nugents Corner Market in the parking lot of the Bluebird Building, 3833 Mt. Baker Hwy. From 10am-3pm, the Kendall Market will take place in the parking lot of the North Fork Library, 7506 Kendall Rd. The cooperative markets will continue Saturdays through October.
  • 9:00am - 2:00pm Anacortes Farmers Market 
    Attend 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
  • 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 seasons 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. The next Dockside Market takes place from 10am-2pm Sat., June 19.
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm Lynden Farmers Market Opening Day 
    Opening day of the Lynden Farmers Market takes place from 10am-2pm at the city's Centennial Park, located the corner of 4th and Grover streets. Procure fresh produce and more at the market Saturdays through Sept. 25.
  • 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 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.
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm Dixieland All Stars 
    Hear hot, New Orleans-style jazz when Bob Storms' Bellingham Dixieland All Stars deliver toe-tapping, finger-snapping good old-time jazz from 12pm-2pm at the gazebo next to Haggens on Newmarket Street. Bring a folding chair, mask and sun hat, and enjoy a free concert presented by the Bellingham Traditional Jazz Society.
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm Opening Reception for Julie Paschkis Exhibit 
    View new works by Seattle artist Julie Paschkis at an opening reception taking place from 2pm-4pm in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. A canopy tent will be in place out by the Tweets lawn area. The inside of the gallery will be regulated by state mandates for masks, capacity allowed, and the door will be left open. Overflow and people who want to socialize within outdoor restrictions can do so by the tent. The pieces combining gouache, ink, cut paper, and stitching in her works on paper can be viewed from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through June 27.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm Rainbow Reads 
    Students in grades 6-12 can join Whatcom County Library System for virtual "Rainbow Reads" discussions from 3pm-4pm every Wednesday on Zoom. Do you love reading and stories with LGBTQIA+ characters? No matter your genre, or how you identify, this club is for you. This is a space place for LGBTQIA+ teens, allies and those who are interested in being part of an inclusive reading community. Register in advance, as space is limited.
  • 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 - 11:30pm Generator Show 
    Soft Simulation, Dirt Girl, Smooth Kiwi, Flesh Produce, Mr. Cakes and the Fabulous Flames, and the Rhetorician and the Duper Humans will perform at a Generator Show taking place from 4pm-12am at Bellingham's Waypoint Park. Bring your skates, skateboards, blades and scooters and be prepared to follow COVID-19 guidelines, including wearing a mask and social distancing. Tickets are $10 (nobody will be turned away for lack of funds).
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Movie Palace at the MBT 
    Hit songs by ABBA will help tell the tale of a bride-to-be trying to find her father at a showing of the summer blockbuster Mamma Mia! at 7pm at the Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The "Movie Palace" series continues with screenings of Ferris Bueller's Day Off (June 11), and Amazing Grace (June 18). 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 COVID-19 policies before attending the screenings.
    Mount Baker Theatre :: http://www.mountbakertheatre.com
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Twang 
    Expect beautiful vocal harmonies and stellar musicianship when Pacific Twang performs at 7:30pm at a concert being livestreamed from Mount Vernon's Lincoln Theatre. The band's members hail from other popular local bands (the Walrus, the Atlantics, Fantasy, Free Harmony, Stirred Not Shaken, Stilly River Band), so the combined experience of this group should make for a fun night of music. Entry to watch the concert is by donation; proceeds will be split evenly between the performers and the Lincoln Theatre Center Foundation.
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