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!
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com. Also, volunteers are welcome–to help keep the event organized)
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.
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.
(Gates open at 8am. If possible, please be parked and checked in by 9am)
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)
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!
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.