Week of July 18, 2021

Sunday, July 18 12 events
  • All Day Diablo Lake Boat Tours 
    Seattle City Light and the North Cascades Institute will team up to offer Diablo Lake Boat Tours starting this week with outings aboard the Alice Ross IV at 11:30am and 2:30pm Thursdays through Mondays leaving from NCI's Environmental Learning Center. Once aboard, you'll learn about the area's indigenous inhabitants, biodiversity, geology and the unique relationship between the North Cascades environment and the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Tickets are $22-$45 and include a snack pack including locally sourced fruits and vegetables, local cheese and a meat protein, two cookies and juice. Reservations are required, as boat capacity is limited for public health.
    Diablo Lake :: http://www.ncascades.org
  • 10:00am Community Boating Center Summer Hours 
    Sign up for summer classes and experiences and book rentals for a dinghy, kayak, keelboat, paddle board or rowboat at the Community Boating Center, 555 Harris Ave. Summer rental hours are 2pm-8pm weekdays, and 10am-8pm weekends. Please schedule your rentals in advance online.
    Community Boating Center :: http://www.boatingcenter.org
  • 10:00am 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 at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am NW Art Beat Studio Tour 
    Peruse work by 25 amazing artists as part of Skagit Artists' "NW Art Beat" Studio Tour taking place from 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday at 16 studios throughout Skagit County. The free, self-guided tour features demos, opportunities to find out more about each artists' techniques and art in a variety of mediums--including painting, sculpture, mixed-media, photography and more.
    Skagit County :: http://www.nwartbeat.com
  • 12:00pm Fluid Formations and More at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "El Zodíaco Familiar," "All Dressed Up," "Silk for Suffragettes and Schoolchildren: The Impact of Kimono on European and American Design Practices, c. 1890-1930," "Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence," and "People of the Sea and Cedar" from 12pm-5pm Thursdays through Sundays at the 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 Jacobson and O'Neill 
    View works by ceramicist and mixed-media artist Sara Jacobson and sculptor Brian O'Neill from 10am-5pm Friday through Sunday through Aug. 1 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • 11:00am Flags and Monuments 
    Check out award-winning Pacific Northwest artist Sheila Klein's new exhibit, "Flags and Monuments," from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through Aug. 1 in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. In the show, Klein remakes the images of flags and monuments with crocheting, stitchery and weaving. This body of work was completed over the past four years.
  • 12:00pm Future Artifacts at MoNA 
    "Future Artifacts" shows from 12pm-4pm Sun.-Fri., and 10am-5pm Saturday through Oct. 10 in La Conner at the Museum of Northwest Art, 121 S. First St. The exhibit features work by Lummi Nation glass artist Dan Friday, who draws from cultural themes and uses modern processes--while maintaining basic Native American qualities. "Standing, Still" is also on display.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • 3:00pm Bellingham Festival of Music Returns 
    The Bellingham Festival of Music will resume a truncated season of live concerts from July 10-18 at Western Washington University Performing Arts Center, 516 High St. To comply with the state’s pandemic reopening plan and County Health Department guidelines, the Festival, in close collaboration with WWU, has compressed its season from three weeks to nine days and from seven performances to five. There will be three orchestral and two chamber music programs under the artistic direction of conductor Michael Palmer. The Festival’s ensemble-in-residence, the Calidore String Quartet, will present its annual concert and its individual members will also be featured as concerto soloists in the orchestra programs. Tickets for all programs will be $50, the price reflecting costs that are unique to COVID-compliance. Seats will be unreserved. There will be 20 free tickets at every concert for first responders.
    WWU Performing Arts Center :: http://www.bellinghamfestival.org
  • 9:00am - 2:00pm Birchwood Farmers Market 
    Find fresh produce and more from as many as 10 growers and producers from 9am-2pm at the Birchwood Farmers Market in the neighborhood's former Albertsons parking lot, 1538 Birchwood Ave. The event takes place Sundays through October.
    Birchwood Avenue :: http://www.twinsistersmarket.com
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm Skagit Valley Farmers Market 
    Attend 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.
  • 4:00pm - 7:00pm Jazz on the Bay with Cascadia Groove 
    Cascadia Groove will make music when Sunday Jazz on the Bay returns from 4pm-7pm in the Sunset Lounge or patio at Hotel Bellwether, One Bellwether Way. Additional shows in July include Cascadia Groove (July 18), and Alicia Dauber (July 25). The concert series continues Sundays through Aug. 29.
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Monday, July 19 2 events
  • 11:30am Diablo Lake Boat Tours 
    Seattle City Light and the North Cascades Institute will team up to offer Diablo Lake Boat Tours starting this week with outings aboard the Alice Ross IV at 11:30am and 2:30pm Thursdays through Mondays leaving from NCI's Environmental Learning Center. Once aboard, you'll learn about the area's indigenous inhabitants, biodiversity, geology and the unique relationship between the North Cascades environment and the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Tickets are $22-$45 and include a snack pack including locally sourced fruits and vegetables, local cheese and a meat protein, two cookies and juice. Reservations are required, as boat capacity is limited for public health.
    Diablo Lake :: http://www.ncascades.org
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Live Music Mondays with Calaskan 
    As part of a Live Music Mondays series, Calaskan will perform from 6pm-8pm at Kulshan Brewing Company, 2238 James St. Entry is free to hear the fiddle and cello duo bring awesome twists to traditional session classics.
    Kulshan Brewing Company :: http://www.kulshanbrewing.com
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Tuesday, July 20 6 events
  • 3:00pm - 6:00pm Incubator Farm Stand 
    Peruse farm-fresh produce and meet the folks who grew it at Cloud Mountain Farm Center's Incubator Farm Stand from 3pm-6pm every Tuesday through Aug. 24 in Everson at 5979 Lawrence Rd.
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Lindy at the Leo 
    B'ham Hop and Pace Trumpet host a weekly "Lindy at the Leo" swing dance from 6:30pm-8pm at the Crystal Ballroom at Hotel Leo, 1224 Cornwall Ave. Show up at 6pm for a drop-in beginner lesson with Damian Cade and Stephanie Lee Demetreon; no partner or experience is necessary. General admission is $8-$10, and proof of vaccination will be required at the door.
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Beer and a Shot 
    Enjoy an on-the-house draft beer or root beer at a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic taking place from 6pm-8pm at the beer garden in Deming at the North Fork Brewery, 6186 Mt. Baker Highway. The free clinic will be offering first or second doses of the Moderna vaccine. You must get the same brand as your first dose.
    North Fork Brewery :: (360) 599-2337
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Piano Nights with Paul Klein and Aaron Guest 
    Pianist Paul Klein plays from 6pm-8pm every Tuesday in the Tap Room at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave. From 6pm-8pm Wednesdays, Aaron Guest takes a turn at the piano.
    Boundary Bay Brewery :: http://www.bbaybrewery.com
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm Tuesday Truck Show with Pacific Twang 
    Attend a Tuesday Truck Show featuring Pacific Twang from 6:30pm-8:30pm in the upcycled truck stage at Mount Vernon's Farmstrong Brewing, 110 Stewart Rd. Tickets to hear the powerhouse ensemble of local musicians playing the best of country and bluegrass are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. All proceeds from pre-sale tickets will go directly to the artists.
    Farmstrong Brewing :: http://www.farmstrongbrewing.com
  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm Whatcom Museum History Sunset Cruise 
    Locals and visitors alike can procure tickets for the return of Whatcom Museum's annual History Sunset Cruises starting today at 6:30pm at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. Tour guides and historians Brian Griffin and Doug Starcher will take turns hosting the events, tying their knowledge of local history with up-to-date facts about bayside activities. The sailings will be offered at a reduced capacity with new protocols in place to ensure visitor safety. Tickets are $35-$40 (free for children ages 5 and under). Additional sailings take place Tuesdays through Aug. 31.
    Bellingham Cruise Terminal :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
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Wednesday, July 21 8 events
  • 6:00pm Bellinghistory Tours with the Good Time Girls 
    Through July, the Good Time Girls will lead free "Bellinghistory" tours at 6pm Wednesdays in Fairhaven, and 6pm Thursdays in downtown Bellingham. The Wednesday tours will highlight the Fairhaven district's unique evolution and origins as its own town. The downtown outing will explore the evolution of the city through historic buildings and sites, including stories about changes in culture, geology, architecture, transportation and more. Please register in advance for the events, as space is limited.
    Downtown Bellingham, Historic Fairhaven :: http://www.bellinghistory.com
  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm Ferndale Book Group 
    Discuss Frans de Waal's book Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves at a virtual Ferndale Book Group meeting from 2:30pm-4pm on Zoom. All are welcome at the free event, but registration is required.
  • 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
  • 4:00pm - 7:00pm Wednesday Market at Waypoint 
    Bellingham Farmers Market's Wednesday Market takes place from 4pm-7pm weekly 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.
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm Jam on the River 
    Join the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce for the second "Jam on the River" concert of the summer from 5pm-7pm at the city's Centennial Riverwalk Park. Geof Morgan will be sharing some acoustic sounds, while WTF (Where's the Food?) serves up some of their classic meals. The family-friendly series continues Wednesdays through Aug. 4. Each evening, expect the sounds of a different acoustic musician to fill the air while you enjoy a meal from a local food truck. Entry to the concerts is free.
    Centennial Riverwalk Park :: http://www.ferndale-chamber.com
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Any Herb Webinar 
    Learn how to combine herbs to create dishes robust in flavor when author Sue Goetz joins Christianson's Nursery to lead a webinar on "Any Herb! A Sensory Discovery in the Herb Garden" from 6pm-7pm on Zoom. Attendees will also discover which herbs to plant for color and fragrance to attract pollinators, and which to plant for healing properties. Sue will provide gardening advice and harvesting tips, and her recipes can be adapted to the herbs growing in your garden.
  • 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. Chuckanut Cracked Crab Dinner Cruises take place throughout the week, and "unWINEd" on the Bay wine tasting cruises happen Thursdays through Sept. 23. COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.
    Bellingham Cruise Terminal :: http://www.whales.com
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm Munch Ink and Triple Mood 
    Expect inspirations coming from classic rock, blues, funk and psychedelic when Munch Ink performs as part of a night of music taking place from 7pm-10pm at Kulshan Brewing Company's Trackside Beer Garden, 298 W. Laurel St. Triple Mood, an experimental jazz, R&B and pop trio, will also perform. Entry is free.
    Trackside Beer Garden :: http://www.kulshanbrewing.com
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Thursday, July 22 19 events
  • 11:30am Diablo Lake Boat Tours 
    Seattle City Light and the North Cascades Institute will team up to offer Diablo Lake Boat Tours starting this week with outings aboard the Alice Ross IV at 11:30am and 2:30pm Thursdays through Mondays leaving from NCI's Environmental Learning Center. Once aboard, you'll learn about the area's indigenous inhabitants, biodiversity, geology and the unique relationship between the North Cascades environment and the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Tickets are $22-$45 and include a snack pack including locally sourced fruits and vegetables, local cheese and a meat protein, two cookies and juice. Reservations are required, as boat capacity is limited for public health.
    Diablo Lake :: http://www.ncascades.org
  • 2:00pm Community Boating Center Summer Hours 
    Sign up for summer classes and experiences and book rentals for a dinghy, kayak, keelboat, paddle board or rowboat at the Community Boating Center, 555 Harris Ave. Summer rental hours are 2pm-8pm weekdays, and 10am-8pm weekends. Please schedule your rentals in advance online.
    Community Boating Center :: http://www.boatingcenter.org
  • 10:00am 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 at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 10:00am Future Artifacts at MoNA 
    "Future Artifacts" shows from 10am-5pm daily through Oct. 10 in La Conner at the Museum of Northwest Art, 121 S. First St. The exhibit features work by Lummi Nation glass artist Dan Friday, who draws from cultural themes and uses modern processes--while still maintaining basic Native American qualities.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • 12:00pm Fluid Formations and More at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "El Zodíaco Familiar," "All Dressed Up," "Silk for Suffragettes and Schoolchildren: The Impact of Kimono on European and American Design Practices, c. 1890-1930," "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. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • 12:00pm Summer Juried Exhibit and More 
    A "Summer Juried Exhibit," Seiko Purdue's "Kumihimo Wishes: Current Times," Gregory Kammer's "New Terrain," and "Quilting Forward: New Works by the Bellingham Modern Quilt Guild" can be seen from 12pm-4:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays through Aug. 26 at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. The ninth annual "Cup Show" can also be perused on the Jansen's website through that date.
    Jansen Art Center :: http://www.jansenartcenter.org
  • 11:00am Larry Richmond at Good Earth Pottery 
    Ceramic baskets by Larry Richmond will be highlighted from 11am-5pm daily through Saturdays, and 11am-4pm Sundays through July at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. A reception will take place from 5pm-8pm Fri., July 23 as part of the return of the Fairhaven Fourth Friday Art Walk.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 4:00pm Garden Parties at Boundary Bay Brewery 
    Singer and songwriter Robert Blake leads a Happy Hour Concert Series taking place every Thursday from 4pm-8pm at the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave. The weekly event will consist of rotating Stringband musicians selected by Blake. Mix Masala food truck will be on hand. The events are part of a new Garden Parties lineup taking place throughout the summer. Additional events this week include the Super Funks playing as part of Funky Friday at 6pm Fri., July 23; Pretty Little Feet performing at an After Market show from 1pm-3pm Sat., July 14; and Bilongo with Sabrina Gomez playing that same day from 7pm-9pm at a Saturday Night Concert. All events are free.
    Boundary Bay Brewery :: http://www.bbaybrewery.com
  • 11:00am Celebrate Summer Exhibit 
    Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild hosts a "Celebrate Summer" juried show from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Saturdays through Sept. 2 at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW.
    A Guilded Gallery :: http://www.stanwoodcamanoart.com
  • 11:00am Lands Real and Imagined 
    "Lands Real and Imagined" shows from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through July 31 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. This installment will include landscape-inspired pieces from painters Lori Nelson Clonts and Jennifer Kapnek, photographer John D'Onofrio, Jennifer Kapnek, and ceramic artist Stacy Murphy. Each artist captures nature in a unique and beautiful way.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 6:00pm Bellinghistory Tours with the Good Time Girls 
    Through July, the Good Time Girls will lead free "Bellinghistory" tours at 6pm Wednesdays in Fairhaven, and 6pm Thursdays in downtown Bellingham. The Wednesday tours will highlight the Fairhaven district's unique evolution and origins as its own town. The downtown outing will explore the evolution of the city through historic buildings and sites, including stories about changes in culture, geology, architecture, transportation and more. Please register in advance for the events, as space is limited.
    Downtown Bellingham, Historic Fairhaven :: http://www.bellinghistory.com
  • 11:00am - 3:00pm Barkley Market 
    Peruse goods from local vendors, check out food truck options for lunch and listen to live music at the Barkley Market from 11am-3pm at the Barkley Village Green, 2215 Rimland Dr. The event takes place every Thursday through Aug. 26.
    Barkley Village Green :: http://www.barkleyvillage.com
  • 12:00pm - 3:00pm Fluid Formations Curator Tour 
    Take an in-person curator tour of "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest" at 12:15pm and 2pm at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St. Learn more about the artists and artwork featured in this stunning exhibition from curator of art Amy Chaloupka, who organized the show in partnership with the Museum of Glass, galleries and individual artists. The one-hour tour is limited to six people, and requires pre-registration. Entry is included with admission.
    Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Building :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm Bark Steward Party at Bloedel Donovan 
    If your dog loves going to the park, and you want to help take care of local parks and trails with your pooch, show your love by joining Bellingham Parks and Rec for the final "Bark Steward" Party of the season from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Bloedel Donovan Park. Games, scavenger hunts, dog treats, people treats, free refill bags for your leash and more will help address the "poop problem" in parks. The drop-in event is kid- and dog-friendly. Please be prepared to follow current COVID guidelines.
    Bloedel Donovan Park :: http://www.cob.org/ParkVolunteer
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm Blues, Brews, and BBQ with the Stacy Jones band 
    The Stacy Jones Band will play at a "Blues, Brews & BBQ" series taking place from 6pm-9pm on the waterfront terrace at Hotel Bellwether, One Bellwether Way. Upcoming shows include the Lowdown Brass Band and Chicago Big Brass Band (July 29), the Dizzy's (Aug. 5), Jasmine Green (Aug. 12 and Sept. 9), Chris Eger Band (Aug. 19), Lemon Creek (Aug. 26), and the Atlantics (Sept. 2). Tickets are $15.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.hotelbellwether.com
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Elizabeth Park Concert Series with the High Mountain String Band 
    The High Mountain String Band continues the Elizabeth Park Summer Concert Series with its progressive bluegrass sounds from 6pm-8pm at the Columbia neighborhood's Elizabeth Park. Reservations aren't required at this time, but attendees are expected to self-regulate and social distance as needed, wear a mask if not fully vaccinated, and stay home if they don't feel well. Additional Thursday night concerts include Tracy Spring and Jezebel's Mother (July 29), D'vas and Dudes (Aug. 5), 4TENS Band (Aug. 12), the Sweet Goodbyes (Aug. 19), CraigO's Planet Groove (Aug. 26), and bandZandt (Sept. 2). Entry to all shows is free.
  • 6:30pm - 9:00pm The Alger Rhythms 
    Bellingham-based "acoustic dad folk rock band" the Alger Rhythms will make music from 6:30pm-9pm at Kulshan's K2 Brewery, 1538 Kentucky St. Entry is free to hear a mix of originals and covers (with a little slice of ’90s love).
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Comedy Night at Station 49 
    Bellingham Entertainment presents "Comedy Night" at 7pm in Blaine at Station 49, 4620 Birch Bay Lynden Rd. The material will be geared towards those 18 and older, but all ages are welcome. Entry is $5. The action will take place outdoors, and inclement weather may cancel the show.
  • 9:00pm - 10:30pm Local Laughs Open Mic Comedy 
    Attend a "Local Laughs" Open Mic Comedy at 9pm at Bellingham's Local Public House, 1427 Railroad Ave. The event takes place every other Thursday, and features sets of five minutes for wannabee comedians. All topics are allowed, but no racism, homophobia, sexism, transphobia, ablism, rape jokes or "general shittiness" will be allowed. Please be vaccinated; disposable mic covers will be provided. Entry is free.
    Local Public House :: http://www.thelocalpublichouse.com
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Friday, July 23 30 events
  • All Day Diablo Lake Boat Tours 
    Seattle City Light and the North Cascades Institute will team up to offer Diablo Lake Boat Tours starting this week with outings aboard the Alice Ross IV at 11:30am and 2:30pm Thursdays through Mondays leaving from NCI's Environmental Learning Center. Once aboard, you'll learn about the area's indigenous inhabitants, biodiversity, geology and the unique relationship between the North Cascades environment and the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Tickets are $22-$45 and include a snack pack including locally sourced fruits and vegetables, local cheese and a meat protein, two cookies and juice. Reservations are required, as boat capacity is limited for public health.
    Diablo Lake :: http://www.ncascades.org
  • All Day Community Boating Center Summer Hours 
    Sign up for summer classes and experiences and book rentals for a dinghy, kayak, keelboat, paddle board or rowboat at the Community Boating Center, 555 Harris Ave. Summer rental hours are 2pm-8pm weekdays, and 10am-8pm weekends. Please schedule your rentals in advance online.
    Community Boating Center :: http://www.boatingcenter.org
  • 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 at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • 11:00am Cabin Rain Revisited 
    "Cabin Rain Revisited," featuring paintings by the late Northwest master William Slater from 1939-2007, shows from 11am-6pm daily (except Tuesdays) through July in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • 10:00am Jacobson and O'Neill 
    View works by ceramicist and mixed-media artist Sara Jacobson and sculptor Brian O'Neill from 10am-5pm Friday through Sunday through Aug. 1 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • 11:00am Quilt Exhibits in La Conner 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Small Expressions: Handweavers Guild of America, Inc., " "Rhythms of Light," and "Whirlwinds & Whirlpools: New Work by Larkin Van Horn."
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • 11:00am Signature Member Show 
    Peruse works by NW Pastel Society artists at a "Signature Member Show" from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through Aug. 1 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. More than 50 panels depict various styles of work and methods of craftsmanship.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • 11:00am Whatcom Art Market featuring Deb Dole 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm daily at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St. Through July 25, mixed-media painter and fiber artist Deb Dole's work will be highlighted. From July 27-Aug. 1, Karen Silvernale's acrylic mixed-media work can be explored.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Future Artifacts at MoNA 
    "Future Artifacts" shows from 10am-5pm daily through Oct. 10 in La Conner at the Museum of Northwest Art, 121 S. First St. The exhibit features work by Lummi Nation glass artist Dan Friday, who draws from cultural themes and uses modern processes--while still maintaining basic Native American qualities.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • 11:00am Pilchuck Glass School Show 
    "The Pilchuck Glass School Show" can be seen from 11am-5pm Friday through Sunday (and by appointment) through Aug. 22 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way. The multi-artist show also features works by Northwest painters, plus 45 artists in the 10-acre sculpture park.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • 11:00am Flags and Monuments 
    Check out award-winning Pacific Northwest artist Sheila Klein's new exhibit, "Flags and Monuments," from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through Aug. 1 in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. In the show, Klein remakes the images of flags and monuments with crocheting, stitchery and weaving. This body of work was completed over the past four years.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • All Day Fluid Formations and More at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "El Zodíaco Familiar," "All Dressed Up," "Silk for Suffragettes and Schoolchildren: The Impact of Kimono on European and American Design Practices, c. 1890-1930," "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. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • All Day Summer Juried Exhibit and More 
    A "Summer Juried Exhibit," Seiko Purdue's "Kumihimo Wishes: Current Times," Gregory Kammer's "New Terrain," and "Quilting Forward: New Works by the Bellingham Modern Quilt Guild" can be seen from 12pm-4:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays through Aug. 26 at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. The ninth annual "Cup Show" can also be perused on the Jansen's website through that date.
    Jansen Art Center :: http://www.jansenartcenter.org
  • All Day Larry Richmond at Good Earth Pottery 
    Ceramic baskets by Larry Richmond will be highlighted from 11am-5pm daily through Saturdays, and 11am-4pm Sundays through July at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. A reception will take place from 5pm-8pm Fri., July 23 as part of the return of the Fairhaven Fourth Friday Art Walk.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • 9:30pm Rollback Weekend and Sand Sculpture Competition 
    The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce will present its seventh annual Rollback Weekend and 38th annual Sand Sculpture Competition starting with a showing of La Bamba at the "Dive-In" at the Birch Bay Waterslides at dusk on Friday night. A Bicycle and Golf Cart Poker Run takes place Saturday; the Sand Sculpture Competition takes place Saturday and Sunday, and a Rollback Car Show returns from 8am-1pm Sunday along historic Birch Bay Drive.
  • 10:00am Birch Bay Book Sale 
    As part of the Birch Bay Chamber's Sand Sculpture Competition and Rollback Weekend, attend a Book Sale from 10am-3pm Friday through Sunday at the future site of the Birch Bay Vogt Community Library, 7968 Birch Bay Dr. The Friends of Birch Bay Library will also be talking about the library project and handing out a take-home craft.
    Birch Bay Vogt Community Library :: http://www.wcls.org
  • 12:00pm Whatcom County Old Settlers Picnic 
    Whatcom County Old Settlers' Association will host its 125th annual Old Settlers Picnic from 12pm-10pm Friday and Saturday at Ferndale's Pioneer Village Park. Live music, a Classic Car Show, a beer garden, food and crafts vendors, activities for kids, wagon rides, a Pioneer Hot Air Balloon Glow, and fireworks will be part of the free fun. The Grand Parade and Kids' Parade have been canceled due to continued pandemic-related public health concerns. Be prepared to wear a face covering, use a hand sanitizer and practice social distancing when attending the event.
    Pioneer Village Park :: http://www.whatcomoldsettlers.com
  • All Day Garden Parties at Boundary Bay Brewery 
    Singer and songwriter Robert Blake leads a Happy Hour Concert Series taking place every Thursday from 4pm-8pm at the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave. The weekly event will consist of rotating Stringband musicians selected by Blake. Mix Masala food truck will be on hand. The events are part of a new Garden Parties lineup taking place throughout the summer. Additional events this week include the Super Funks playing as part of Funky Friday at 6pm Fri., July 23; Pretty Little Feet performing at an After Market show from 1pm-3pm Sat., July 14; and Bilongo with Sabrina Gomez playing that same day from 7pm-9pm at a Saturday Night Concert. All events are free.
    Boundary Bay Brewery :: http://www.bbaybrewery.com
  • 6:00pm Campfire Stories with NSEA 
    Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association for Campfire Stories from 6pm-8pm Friday in Glacier at Douglas Fir Campground, and 6pm-8pm Saturday at Chair 9. Meet NSEA around the campfire for stories, crafts, music and more. Bring chairs or blankets, and they'll provide the fun and s'mores kits. The events are free, family-friendly, and COVID-safe. Additional events take place Aug. 6-7.
  • All Day Celebrate Summer Exhibit 
    Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild hosts a "Celebrate Summer" juried show from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Saturdays through Sept. 2 at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW.
    A Guilded Gallery :: http://www.stanwoodcamanoart.com
  • All Day Lands Real and Imagined 
    "Lands Real and Imagined" shows from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through July 31 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. This installment will include landscape-inspired pieces from painters Lori Nelson Clonts and Jennifer Kapnek, photographer John D'Onofrio, Jennifer Kapnek, and ceramic artist Stacy Murphy. Each artist captures nature in a unique and beautiful way.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.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.
  • 2:00pm - 6:00pm Ferndale Public Market 
    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
  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm Outdoor Book Signing with Rosa Martha Zárate Macías 
    In celebration of the bilingual publication of Our Grandfathers Were Braceros and We Too co-author Rosa Martha Zárate Macías will be on hand for an outdoor book signing from 4:30pm-5:30pm at Village Books, 1200 11th St. The book is a historical and living testimonial to the laborers who left their homes in Mexico during World War II to do their part in the war effort and with the the hope of a better life for their families. The event is a collaboration between Village Books and Community to Community Development.
    Village Books :: http://www.villagebooks.com
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Friday Night Band Series 
    Alicia Dauber will perform as part of a Friday Night Band Series from 6pm-8pm at the Firehouse Arts and Events Center, 1314 Harris Ave.
    Firehouse Arts and Events Center :: http://www.firehouseperformingarts.com
  • 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 Aug. 6, 13 and 20, and Sept. 3. Please review the ship's COVID-19 safety guidelines in advance of your trip.
    Bellingham Cruise Terminal :: http://www.schoonerzodiac.com
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm 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 Aug. 6, 13 and 20, and Sept. 3. Please review the ship's COVID-19 safety guidelines in advance of your trip.
    Bellingham Cruise Terminal :: http://www.schoonerzodiac.com
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm Farmtunes 
    The Best Intentions will kick off a revived "Farmtunes" series taking place from 6pm-9pm at Bellewood Farms, 6140 Guide Meridian. The free, family-friendly music series continues with the High Mountain String Band (July 30), the Elopements (Aug. 6), Great American Trainwreck (Aug. 13), Sweater Weather (Aug. 20), Queen's Bluegrass (Aug. 27), Handsome and Gretyl & Weak Sheep (Sept. 3), and Mark Wagner (Sept. 10). While you're there, enjoy a burger and beer from the Ten Mile Cafe, and check out the free tasing room for farm-made spirits.
    Bellewood Farms :: http://www.bellewoodfarms.com
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm Mattlock and the Keys 
    Seattle-based indie rock band Mattlock & the Keys will play from 8pm-10pm at Thousand Acre Cider House, 109 Grand Ave., suite #101. Tickets are $5-$40 (cover depends on how many people will be seated at your table).
    Thousand Acre Cider House :: http://www.thousandacreciderhouse.com
  • 9:30pm - 11:30pm Dive-In Movies at the Waterslides 
    The film La Bamba continues a "Dive-in" Movies at the Waterslides series at 9:30pm in the parking lot of the Birch Bay Waterslides, 4874 Birch Bay Lynden Rd. The series continues with Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (July 30), Rogue One (Aug. 13), Remember the Titans (Aug. 27), Uncle Buck (Sept. 3), and Back to the Future (Sept. 17). These events will follow current local health department guidance to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Tickets are $20 per vehicle, and advance registration is required. Popcorn will be free. Each night will feature a raffle for a one-day family pass for the 2021 season to the Birch Bay Waterslides.
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  • All Day Diablo Lake Boat Tours 
    Seattle City Light and the North Cascades Institute will team up to offer Diablo Lake Boat Tours starting this week with outings aboard the Alice Ross IV at 11:30am and 2:30pm Thursdays through Mondays leaving from NCI's Environmental Learning Center. Once aboard, you'll learn about the area's indigenous inhabitants, biodiversity, geology and the unique relationship between the North Cascades environment and the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Tickets are $22-$45 and include a snack pack including locally sourced fruits and vegetables, local cheese and a meat protein, two cookies and juice. Reservations are required, as boat capacity is limited for public health.
    Diablo Lake :: http://www.ncascades.org
  • All Day Community Boating Center Summer Hours 
    Sign up for summer classes and experiences and book rentals for a dinghy, kayak, keelboat, paddle board or rowboat at the Community Boating Center, 555 Harris Ave. Summer rental hours are 2pm-8pm weekdays, and 10am-8pm weekends. Please schedule your rentals in advance online.
    Community Boating Center :: http://www.boatingcenter.org
  • 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 at One Bellwether Way through the summer.
    Hotel Bellwether :: http://www.davidsyreart.com
  • All Day Cabin Rain Revisited 
    "Cabin Rain Revisited," featuring paintings by the late Northwest master William Slater from 1939-2007, shows from 11am-6pm daily (except Tuesdays) through July in Mount Vernon at Perry and Carlson Gallery, 504 S. First St.
    Perry and Carlson Gallery :: http://www.perryandcarlson.com
  • All Day Future Artifacts at MoNA 
    "Future Artifacts" shows from 10am-5pm daily through Oct. 10 in La Conner at the Museum of Northwest Art, 121 S. First St. The exhibit features work by Lummi Nation glass artist Dan Friday, who draws from cultural themes and uses modern processes--while still maintaining basic Native American qualities.
    Museum of Northwest Art :: http://www.monamuseum.org
  • All Day Quilt Exhibits in La Conner 
    From 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, visit La Conner's Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, 703 S. Second St. Currently on display are "Small Expressions: Handweavers Guild of America, Inc., " "Rhythms of Light," and "Whirlwinds & Whirlpools: New Work by Larkin Van Horn."
    Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum :: http://www.qfamuseum.org
  • All Day Signature Member Show 
    Peruse works by NW Pastel Society artists at a "Signature Member Show" from 11am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday through Aug. 1 in Anacortes at the Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave. More than 50 panels depict various styles of work and methods of craftsmanship.
    Scott Milo Gallery :: http://www.scottmilo.com
  • All Day Fluid Formations and More at Whatcom Museum 
    View "Fluid Formations: The Legacy of Glass in the Pacific Northwest," "El Zodíaco Familiar," "All Dressed Up," "Silk for Suffragettes and Schoolchildren: The Impact of Kimono on European and American Design Practices, c. 1890-1930," "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. Entry fees are $5-$10.
    Whatcom Museum :: http://www.whatcommuseum.org
  • All Day Whatcom Art Market featuring Deb Dole 
    Works by as many as 45 Whatcom Art Guild members can be viewed from 11am-5pm daily at Whatcom Art Market, 1103 11th St. Through July 25, mixed-media painter and fiber artist Deb Dole's work will be highlighted. From July 27-Aug. 1, Karen Silvernale's acrylic mixed-media work can be explored.
    Whatcom Art Market :: http://www.whatcomartmarket.org
  • All Day Jacobson and O'Neill 
    View works by ceramicist and mixed-media artist Sara Jacobson and sculptor Brian O'Neill from 10am-5pm Friday through Sunday through Aug. 1 in Edison at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave.
    Smith & Vallee Gallery :: http://www.smithandvalleegallery.com
  • All Day Flags and Monuments 
    Check out award-winning Pacific Northwest artist Sheila Klein's new exhibit, "Flags and Monuments," from 11am-5pm Fridays through Sundays through Aug. 1 in Edison at i.e. gallery, 5800 Cains Court. In the show, Klein remakes the images of flags and monuments with crocheting, stitchery and weaving. This body of work was completed over the past four years.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • All Day Pilchuck Glass School Show 
    "The Pilchuck Glass School Show" can be seen from 11am-5pm Friday through Sunday (and by appointment) through Aug. 22 on Camano Island at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way. The multi-artist show also features works by Northwest painters, plus 45 artists in the 10-acre sculpture park.
    Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park :: http://www.matzkefineart.com
  • All Day Summer Juried Exhibit and More 
    A "Summer Juried Exhibit," Seiko Purdue's "Kumihimo Wishes: Current Times," Gregory Kammer's "New Terrain," and "Quilting Forward: New Works by the Bellingham Modern Quilt Guild" can be seen from 12pm-4:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays through Aug. 26 at Lynden's Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. The ninth annual "Cup Show" can also be perused on the Jansen's website through that date.
    Jansen Art Center :: http://www.jansenartcenter.org
  • All Day Rollback Weekend and Sand Sculpture Competition 
    The Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce will present its seventh annual Rollback Weekend and 38th annual Sand Sculpture Competition starting with a showing of La Bamba at the "Dive-In" at the Birch Bay Waterslides at dusk on Friday night. A Bicycle and Golf Cart Poker Run takes place Saturday; the Sand Sculpture Competition takes place Saturday and Sunday, and a Rollback Car Show returns from 8am-1pm Sunday along historic Birch Bay Drive.
  • All Day Larry Richmond at Good Earth Pottery 
    Ceramic baskets by Larry Richmond will be highlighted from 11am-5pm daily through Saturdays, and 11am-4pm Sundays through July at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Ave. A reception will take place from 5pm-8pm Fri., July 23 as part of the return of the Fairhaven Fourth Friday Art Walk.
    Good Earth Pottery :: http://www.goodearthpots.com
  • All Day Birch Bay Book Sale 
    As part of the Birch Bay Chamber's Sand Sculpture Competition and Rollback Weekend, attend a Book Sale from 10am-3pm Friday through Sunday at the future site of the Birch Bay Vogt Community Library, 7968 Birch Bay Dr. The Friends of Birch Bay Library will also be talking about the library project and handing out a take-home craft.
    Birch Bay Vogt Community Library :: http://www.wcls.org
  • 12:00pm Whatcom County Old Settlers Picnic 
    Whatcom County Old Settlers' Association will host its 125th annual Old Settlers Picnic from 12pm-10pm Friday and Saturday at Ferndale's Pioneer Village Park. Live music, a Classic Car Show, a beer garden, food and crafts vendors, activities for kids, wagon rides, a Pioneer Hot Air Balloon Glow, and fireworks will be part of the free fun. The Grand Parade and Kids' Parade have been canceled due to continued pandemic-related public health concerns. Be prepared to wear a face covering, use a hand sanitizer and practice social distancing when attending the event.
    Pioneer Village Park :: http://www.whatcomoldsettlers.com
  • 4:00pm Garden Parties at Boundary Bay Brewery 
    Singer and songwriter Robert Blake leads a Happy Hour Concert Series taking place every Thursday from 4pm-8pm at the beer garden at Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave. The weekly event will consist of rotating Stringband musicians selected by Blake. Mix Masala food truck will be on hand. The events are part of a new Garden Parties lineup taking place throughout the summer. Additional events this week include the Super Funks playing as part of Funky Friday at 6pm Fri., July 23; Pretty Little Feet performing at an After Market show from 1pm-3pm Sat., July 14; and Bilongo with Sabrina Gomez playing that same day from 7pm-9pm at a Saturday Night Concert. All events are free.
    Boundary Bay Brewery :: http://www.bbaybrewery.com
  • 6:00pm Campfire Stories with NSEA 
    Join the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association for Campfire Stories from 6pm-8pm Friday in Glacier at Douglas Fir Campground, and 6pm-8pm Saturday at Chair 9. Meet NSEA around the campfire for stories, crafts, music and more. Bring chairs or blankets, and they'll provide the fun and s'mores kits. The events are free, family-friendly, and COVID-safe. Additional events take place Aug. 6-7.
  • 11:00am Celebrate Summer Exhibit 
    Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild hosts a "Celebrate Summer" juried show from 11am-5pm Wednesdays through Saturdays through Sept. 2 at A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St. NW.
    A Guilded Gallery :: http://www.stanwoodcamanoart.com
  • 11:00am Lands Real and Imagined 
    "Lands Real and Imagined" shows from 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays through July 31 at Allied Arts, 1418 Cornwall Ave. This installment will include landscape-inspired pieces from painters Lori Nelson Clonts and Jennifer Kapnek, photographer John D'Onofrio, Jennifer Kapnek, and ceramic artist Stacy Murphy. Each artist captures nature in a unique and beautiful way.
    Allied Arts :: http://www.alliedarts.org
  • 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.
    Depot Arts and Community Center :: http://www.anacortesfarmersmarket.org
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm Twin Sisters Farmers Markets 
    From 9am-3pm, stop by 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 continue Saturdays through October.
  • 9:00am - 2:00pm Mount Vernon Farmers Market 
    Check out a variety of produce, flowers and artisan wares at the Mount Vernon Farmers Market from 9am-2pm at the city's Riverwalk Park, 509 S. First St. The market takes place Saturdays through Oct. 9.
  • 10:00am - 4:00pm Summer Market Series 
    As part of a Summer Market Series, walk the acreage, visit a farm stand, pick berries or veggies and peruse fare from more than 20 local artisans at a Farm Market taking place from 10am-4pm at Birch Bay Home Farm, 8020 Kickerville Rd. The free rain-or-shine events happen again Aug. 28, and Sept. 11. COVID restrictions may apply.
    Birch Bay Home Farm :: http://www.homefarm.farm
  • 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.
    Depot Market Square :: http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org
  • 10:00am - 1:00pm Concrete Saturday Market 
    The Concrete Saturday Market takes place from 10am-1pm at the Concrete Community Center, 45821 Railroad Ave. The longtime event continues Saturdays through Sept. 4.
    Concrete Community Center :: http://www.concretesaturdaymarket.com
  • 10:00am - 4:00pm Summer Market Series 
    As part of a Summer Market Series, walk the acreage, visit a farm stand, pick berries or veggies and peruse fare from more than 20 local artisans at a Farm Market taking place from 10am-4pm at Birch Bay Home Farm, 8020 Kickerville Rd. The free rain-or-shine events happen again Aug. 28, and Sept. 11. COVID restrictions may apply.
    Birch Bay Home Farm :: http://www.homefarm.farm
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm Lynden Farmers Market 
    The Lynden Farmers Market operates 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.
  • 10:00am - 1:00pm Lummi Island Saturday Market 
    Stop by the Lummi Island Saturday Market from 10am-1pm in the field next to the Islander Grocery, 2106 S. Nugent Rd. The market will feature produce, art and good works from island nonprofits Saturdays through Sept. 4.
    Islander Grocery :: (360) 758-2815 or http://www.ourlummisland.org
  • 10:00am - 3:00pm Market by the Sea 
    Peruse high-quality arts and crafts with the Blaine Harbor as the backdrop at the weekly "Market by the Sea" taking place from 10am-3pm at Blaine's H and G street plazas. The outdoor market will take place every Saturday through spring.
    H Street Plaza :: http://www.blainechamber.com
  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm Share Spot 
    Birchwood Food Desert Fighters hosts a Share Spot from 12pm-1:30pm 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 - 3:00pm Clean Water Happy Hour 
    Attend a monthly Clean Water Happy Hour from 12pm-3pm at Overflow Taps, 2930 Newmarket St. 117. The 21-and-older event benefits charity: water, a nonprofit organization that has funded and coordinated more than 64,000 water projects in 29 countries. Everyone's first drink is sponsored; there are also giveaways.
  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm Book Sale Afternoon 
    Friends of the North Fork Library will host "Book Sale Afternoons" from 1pm-4pm Saturdays through July 31 in the backyard of the North Fork Community Library, 7506 Kendall Rd. Attendees can browse a fabulous selection of used books at budget prices.
    North Fork Community Library :: http://www.wcls.org
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 3:00pm - 8:00pm Fishboy Summer Sidewalk Show 
    Peruse small framed drawings, paintings on wood and digital prints at an inaugural Summer Sidewalk Show taking place from 3pm-8pm at Fishboy Gallery, 617 Virginia St. There will be more than 100 pieces created by folk artist R.R. Clark (Fishboy) to choose from, all priced at $100 or less.
    Fishboy Gallery :: http://www.fishboygallery.com
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm Creative Conversation 
    Award-winning Pacific Northwest artist Sheila Klein will discuss her current exhibit, "Flags and Monuments," with curator Barbara Matilsky at 4pm in i.e. gallery's new viewing room, etcetera, 14136 Gilmore Ave. The duo will also discuss Klein's past public art projects.
    i.e. gallery :: http://www.ieedison.com
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm Swing Street Dance 
    Attend a Swing Street Dance from 6pm-9pm on portable street dance floors in front of All That Jazz Boutique Gallery, 1015 Railroad Ave, #105. It is asked that there only be one couple per floor, and that couples be either completely vaccinated or masked. The event takes place again Aug. 14 and Aug. 28.
    All That Jazz Boutique Gallery :: (360) 223-8325
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm Summer concert series 
    After taking a year off, the City of Anacortes is hosting another round of free summer concerts taking place from 6pm-8pm Saturdays at the Heart of Anacortes, 1014 4th St. Remaining concerts at the open-air covered stage at the art and music venue include tonight's concert with the Bad Dogg Blues Society, the Atlantics (July 31), Broken Banjo (Aug. 14), Cascadia Groove (Aug. 21), and the Enthusiasts (Aug. 28). The shows are all-ages affairs, so bring along the kids, and mask up when necessary.
    Heart of Anacortes :: http://www.theheartofanacortes.com
  • 6:30pm - 10:00pm Sway Wild 
    Internationally acclaimed indie folk-rock duo Mandy Fer and Dave McGraw of Sway Wild will perform from 6:30pm-10pm at the outdoor stage at the Guemes Island General Store, 7885 Guemes Island Rd. Their exceptional vocal harmonies, coupled with Fer’s pioneering electric guitar work, have become a vehicle to carry the musicians around the world, sharing stages with the likes of Iron & Wine, Lake Street Dive, Gregory Alan Isakov, and Mandolin Orange. Tickets are $15. Please review the venue's COVID-19 protocols.
    Guemes Island General Store :: http://www.guemesislandgeneralstore.com
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