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Antique Tractor And Machinery Show

Wednesday, July 29th 2015 - 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
at Berthusen Park
8837 Berthusen Road

Puget Sound Antique Tractor And Machinery Association presents their Annual Show–featuring threshing demonstrations; tractor parades daily; steam powered saw mill demonstrations; tractor pulls; kids’ activities; a swap meet and more–running July 29th-through-August 1st! Admission is $7 for adults/$5 for seniors/$3 for kids (ages 8-12).

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Mt. Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival

Friday, July 31st 2015 - All Day
at Deming Logging Show Grounds
3295 Cedarville Road

The annual Mt. Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival features Foghat; Ana Popovic; Scott Holt; Rick Estrin And The Nightcats; The Kirby Sewell Band and many, many more acts! Click here for the music schedule and for ticket information.

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Allied Arts “Studio Sweep” Spring Cleaning Swap Meet!

Friday, July 31st 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
at The former “Dakota Arts” location
1415 Cornwall Ave

Allied Arts Of Whatcom County is hosting a Swap Meet/Spring Cleaning event–Studio Sweep-July 31st, August 1st and August 2nd. It’s an opportunity to clear out your excess paint brushes, canvas, pottery supplies, easels, drawing materials, textiles, beads, tools, studio seconds, prints, fine art pieces, musical instruments, costumes…and the list goes on!

Booth spaces are available: $20 for Allied Arts members/$30 for non-members–until July 29th. After that, booth space is $35…if it’s still available. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended!

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“Spirit of Hope Treasure Sale”

Saturday, August 1st 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Church Of The Assumption
2116 Cornwall Avenue

It’s time for the annual Spirit Of Hope Treasure Sale–the primary fundraiser for Hope House, a program of Catholic Community Services. The Hope House program is a basic needs and outreach program, benefiting local individuals and families in need.

The 13th annual Spirit of Hope Treasure Sale is not a rummage sale, but a real Treasure Sale–featuring antiques, art, decorator items, furniture, sporting goods, gourmet kitchen ware, garden items, plants, jewelry, crystal, china, pottery, porcelain, linens and specialty items!

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Open House: Cloud Mountain Farm Center

Saturday, August 1st 2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Cloud Mountain Farm Center
6906 Goodwin Road

Everson’s Cloud Mountain Farm Center is hosting an Open House. You’re invited to taste freshly harvested fruits and vegetables; explore the orchards; learn about beekeeping and the importance of pollinators and lots more! There are guided farm walks every hour. The El Tapatio food truck will be on hand, as well. 

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Free Historic Tours: Downtown Bellingham

Saturday, August 1st 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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Artist Reception: Gilley, Kamuda, Laananen, Vetter and V

Saturday, August 1st 2015 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Smith & Vallee Gallery
5742 Gilkey Avenue

Smith & Vallee Gallery is hosting an Artist Reception–featuring Lisa Gilley, Ed Kamuda, Gregg Laananen, Rob Vetter and Ruthie V!

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In Concert: The Fabulous Party Boys

Saturday, August 1st 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Maritime Heritage Park
500 West Holly

You’re invited to enjoy the sounds of The Fabulous Party Boys–at Maritime Heritage Park’s newly refurbished amphitheater. The Fabulous Party Boys is “a seven-piece, hard hitting, horn heavy party fun band. From funky beats to fun lyrics, tight horns to electric tuba, they are guaranteed to satisfy the funkophile in all of us”!

Admission is free! (Parking is limited. Bicycling and carpooling is encouraged)

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Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema: “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay”

Saturday, August 1st 2015 - 7:30 pm
at Fairhaven Village Green
1207 10th Street

The 16th season of Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema features live entertainment and an outdoor movie–in Fairhaven’s Village Square! The program is rain-or-shine, with ground seating available on the grass, and limited chair seating on the surrounding brick areas. Admission is $5. (Free for ages five and under!)

The next program features a trivia contest, followed by the film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay!

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“Broadway”–Upfront Style!

Saturday, August 1st 2015 - 9:00 pm
at The Upfront Theatre
1208 Bay Street

Bellingham’s The Upfront Theatre presents “Broadway” type musicals–improvised nightly–Fridays and Saturdays, July 3rd through August 1st. Advance tickets are $10. Tickets are $12 at the door.

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