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Bellingham Farmers Market “Wednesday Market”

Wednesday, August 26th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Fairhaven Village Green
1207 10th Street

Bellingham Farmers Market Wednesday Market features live music; fresh local fruits and vegetables; handcrafted items and ready-to-eat food from more than 35 vendors–Wednesdays, throughout Summer!

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Free Gardening Seminars

Friday, August 28th 2015 - 12:00 am
at My Garden Nursery
929 East Bakerview Road

Bellingham’s My Garden Nursery is hosting a series of Free Seminars on a variety of topics–from The Drought Resistant Garden to Easy Edible Natives to Small Space Shade Gardening and much more! The weekend seminars continue through December. For information or to RSVP call 366-8406.

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RC “Jets Over Whidbey” 2015

Friday, August 28th 2015 - All Day
at NAVY Outlying Field (OLF) Coupeville
17740 SR 20

Whidbey Island Radio Control Society presents the 25th annual Jets Over Whidbey–the Pacific Northwest’s premier radio controlled jet aircraft event. You’ll see RC jets from all over the country! There are plenty of local amenities, and guests are always welcome–with free entry, free parking and camping available. The show runs all weekend, starting Friday at 2pm.

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“Taste Of Kulshan”–A Foothills Celebration!

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - All Day

Beginning Saturday morning and continuing through mid-day Sunday the northern foothills of Mount Baker will the home of a celebration of the area’s food, art, music, history and outdoors–Taste Of Kulshan! Foodies will be offering samples, small plates and specials for $5 and under, in addition to their regular items. The local Folk band Gallowglass is performing. There’s disc golf in Glacier and bike shuttles to Artist Point. Chair 9 will host a screening of The Mountain Runners. There’s lots and lots more! Click here for information.

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Whatcom SkillShare Faire

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - All Day
at Fairhaven Park
107 Chuckanut Drive North

It’s time for the 4th annual Whatcom SkillShare Faire–at The Center For Local Self-Reliance and at Fairhaven Park–August 29th and 30th! Every year the faire features short classes, workshops and hands-on demonstrations. Skill sharers range from “experienced elders” to “creative and talented younger folk”!

Popular topics include raising rabbits and poultry; scything; sharpening tools; beekeeping; basket making; archery; spinning and weaving; gardening; food preservation; car and bike maintenance and much more!

(If you have skills to share click here for information or email whatcomskillsharefaire@gmail.com. Also, volunteers are welcome–to help keep the event organized)

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Community Pancake Breakfast With Blueberries!

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - 8:00 am - 10:30 am
at Lynden Community Center
401 Grover Street

Lynden Community Center is hosting a Community Breakfast–featuring pancakes (all-you-can-eat) or French Toast with blueberry topping; eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee. The cost is $5 for adults/$3 for children.

 

The meal is prepared and served by volunteers to benefit senior programs and services at the Community Center.

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WSU Extension: “Forest Owners’ Field Day”

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

WSU Extension Forestry presents Forest Owners Field Day–featuring a suite of outdoor workshops for people with forested property. Forestry specialists from around the region will be providing instruction, demonstrations and resources throughout the day on a variety of topics that will help you better understand, protect, enhance and enjoy your forest.

The program is being held at Grandy Lake Forest (Off State Route 534, approximately three miles east of I-5, exit 221, near Conway. To register online click here.

(Gates open at 8am. If possible, please be parked and checked in by 9am)

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Spring Creek Family Street Fair

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Spring Creek Retirement & Assisted Living
223 East Bakerview Road

Everyone is welcome to enjoy an afternoon of fun, food, music and games at Spring Creek! There will be a dunk tank, a bouncy house, music by Keith LaBounty, vendors, hot dogs, cotton candy and more. Bring the kids and your fun-loving side!

(There will also be opportunities throughout the day to support Alzheimer’s research and support organizations. Call 756-2301 for more information)

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Free Historic Tours: Downtown Bellingham

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
at Chuckanut Building
311 East Holly Street

Curious to know more about the early days of Bellingham and how Downtown came to look the way it does today? The Bureau Of Historical Investigation (aka Good Time Girls) is offering free walking tours–suitable for all ages–Saturdays (July 11th-September 26th). 

Tour guides will stop along the way to tell stories of challenges and accomplishments; growth, social reform, The Arts and much more!

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Jansen Art Center Block Party!

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Jansen Art Center
321 Front Street

Lynden’s Jansen Art Center is celebrating their third anniversary by throwing a neighborhood Block Party–featuring live music (by Jansen Jazz Band Combo, Kuva Rhythm Project and Silver City) and dancing, plus food and beverages! The festivities will be held on the Center’s back lawn and deck, as well as the surrounding alleyway.

Tickets are $25.

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