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“Nightmare Alley” Haunted House

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
at The Skateway/Skagit Event Center
1645 South Walnut Street

The Skateway/Skagit Events Center is hosting the scary Nightmare Alley Haunted House (for ages twelve and up)–October 24th and 25th; and October 30th and 31st and November 1st. 

Admission is $12. (You get $2 off if you bring a canned food donation)

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BAAY Presents “Dracula”!

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 7:00 pm
at Bellingham Arts Academy For Youth
1059 North State Street

Bellingham Arts Academy For Youth presents “Dracula”–directed by Western Washington University Graduate Danielle Grant. Performances are October 24th and 25th (7pm) and 26th (2pm).

Admission is $10 for adults/$5 for ages 5 to 10. (The performance is not recommended for younger children)

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Haunted Forest!

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at Hillcrest Park

Mount Vernon Parks & Recreation presents Haunted Forest 2014–October 23rd-29th! (not recommended for children under age ten)

Tickets are $10. ($8, if pre-purchased by 5pm, October 23rd)

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“Run Wild Whatcom”

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - All Day
at Whatcom Falls Park
1401 Electric Avenue

Wild Whatcom Walks is hosting Run Wild Whatcom–“an all-ages adventure race and Derby Dash Kids Run”–for individuals and relay teams. Contact Wild Whatcom Walks for information.

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Community Pancake Breakfast (With Biscuits And Gravy!)

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 8:00 am - 10:30 am
at Lynden Community Center
401 Grover Street

Lynden Community Center is hosting a Community Breakfast–featuring all-you-can-eat pancakes or french toast; biscuits and gravy; scrambled 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 center.

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“Five Steps To Better Pictures”

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
at Turner Photographics
4682 Wynn Road

Just in time for The Holidays, local professional photographer Mark Turner is offering a basic photography workshop–covering Knobs, Buttons and Menus; Where’s The Light?; Lenses And Composition; Professional Secrets For People Pictures and Enjoying Your Photos. (One of the trademarks of Turner’s classes is explaining technical stuff in a way everyone can understand!)

The cost is $69.

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Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
1207 Ellsworth Street

Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship is hosting their annual Harvest Festival–with arts and crafts; live music; children’s activities, free smart phone and tablet advice and more. This year’s program features seventeen artists and craftspeople showing their photography, jewelry, specialty foods, handwoven rugs, handmade dolls, pottery and lots more. Children are invited to explore Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade and a haunted house!


Free Community Meal

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
at United Church Of Ferndale
2034 Washington Street

United Church Of Ferndale is hosting a Free Community Meal. (384-1422 or

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Interfaith Coalition: Free Winter Coats And Outerwear

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Church Of The Assumption
2116 Cornwall Avenue

Interfaith Coalition will be distributing gently-used Winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves–to men, women and children whose situations make purchasing these items difficult or impossible. Distribution times are 11am-2pm (October 25th) and 11am-1pm (October 26th).

(If you have items to donate, you can drop them off at any Banner Bank branch or at Assumption Church during distribution times)

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Monthly Pet Adoption Event

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Pet Palace Consignment
5373 Guide Meridian

Whatcom County’s Alternative Humane Society holds a Pet Adoption Event the last Saturday of every month at Pet Palace Consignment.  It’s your chance to meet furry friends who are looking for their forever home!

(Please note: They do not do same-day adoptions.  If there’s a dog you’re interested in, you’re invited to complete a Statement Of Interest, which can be downloaded at

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