Events

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Bellingham Evening Walking Group!

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
at Bellingham Senior Activity Center
315 Halleck Street

You’re invited to join Bellingham Evening Walking Group (age 45 and older) for a one-hour walk–Wednesdays (5:30pm) throughout the month of July.  Participants meet in front of Bellingham Senior Center.

Grab your walking shoes, bring a buddy (or join this group to socialize and meet new people) and turn exercise into a fun activity while enjoying the beautiful city! 

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“Downtown Sounds” Concert Series

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Polecat and Hillstomp are performing, as part of the 10th annual Downtown Sounds Summer Concert Series, presented by Downtown Bellingham Partnership. The free concert series features music, dancing, food and live entertainment suitable for the whole family–Wednesdays (July 9th-through-August 6th) on Bay Street, between Prospect and West Champion.

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One Evening Handgun Safety & Skills Class

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 - All Day
at Plantation Indoor Range
5102 Samish Highway

Whatcom County Parks And Recreation Department is offering a one-evening Handgun Safety & Skills Class–covering basic operation and care of handguns; choosing the right ammunition and the laws and liabilities related to self-defense and home-defense–July 28th.  The cost is $35.

The Registration Deadline is July 23rd. (733-2900)

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Whatcom Transportation Authority Free Fare Days!

Thursday, July 24th 2014 - All Day

In support of Bellingham/Whatcom Project Homeless Connect, Whatcom Transportation Authority is offering Free Rides on all bus routes–except Route 80X to Mount Vernon)–July 24th and 25th. 

Project Homeless Connect is an annual event that helps provide homeless people throughout Whatcom County get access to medical screening and care; vision screening; dental care; veterans’ services; employment screening and much more.

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“Fundraising Techniques For Small Businesses”

Thursday, July 24th 2014 - 12:00 pm
at Sustainable Connections
1701 Ellis Street, Suite 221

Elizabeth U (author of “The Complete Guide To Financing A Socially Responsible Food Business”) presents Fundraising Techniques For Small Businesses, From The Traditional To The Cutting Edge. You’re invited to bring a brown bag lunch!

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E.D.A.S.C. Golf Tournament & Wine Festival

Friday, July 25th 2014 - 10:30 am
at Avalon Golf Club
19345 Kelleher Road

Economic Development Association Of Skagit County presents their 27th annual Golf Tournament (10:30am) & Wine Festival (5:30pm)–featuring 55 teams!

Tickets for the wine festival are $35. The golf tournament is sold out. Click here for information.

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Whatcom Museum History Sunset Cruise

Friday, July 25th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Island Mariner Cruises
2621 South Harbor Loop Drive

You’re invited to join Whatcom Museum for their annual History Sunset Cruise on Bellingham Bay aboard Island Mariner–Thursdays (July 10th-August 21st)! Bellingham native Brian Griffin is your tour guide.

Tickets are $30 ($28 each for groups of eight)–available through Brown Paper Tickets.

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Movie Under The Stars: “Best In Show”!

Friday, July 25th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at Whatcom Humane Society
2172 Division Street

Whatcom Humane Society presents an Outoor Movie Night–featuring the film “Best In Show”–in the field behind the new WHS facility. The movie starts at dusk.

Admission is by suggested $5 donation. Bring your own chairs and blankets. (No dogs, though, please!)

There’s also food and a beer garden.

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“Tour De Whatcom”

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - All Day
at Farmers Market
1100 Railroad Avenue

The 9th annual Tour De Whatcom charity bike ride will begin and end at Bellingham Farmers Market. Over the past two years, Tour De Whatcom has raised $30,000 for non-profits. For registration information click here.

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Summer Dinner On The Farm

Saturday, July 26th 2014 - 12:00 am
at Gordon Skagit Farms
15598 McLean Road

Skagit Valley is noted for some of the best farmland in the world. Celebrate Skagit Dinner On The Farm showcases and celebrates the bounty of food and produce grown in and around Skagit Valley. A renowned local chef will prepare fresh local ingredients for this one-of-a-kind, field-to-plate, elegant dining experience for 50 guests in a rustic setting. 

The cost is $125, with proceeds benefiting Skagitonians To Preserve Farmland.

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