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National Night Out Against Crime Kickoff

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at Bellingham Police Department
505 Grand Avenue

Bellingham Police Department is hosting a Kickoff Event for the 31st annual Night Out Against Crime! Drop by for a free hot dog!

You’re invited to host a social gathering on your block (barbecue, ice cream social, pot luck, etc.) in the early evening of August 5th. Events related to National Night Out will be featured on the Bellingham Police Department Twitter site. (@Bellinghampd)

For more information call 778-8657 or email (The first 40 people to register an event will receive a free National Night Out barbecue apron, balloons and other promotional items. Also, if you live in Bellingham you can request a guest speaker from the Police Department, WhatComm Dispatch Center or Office Of Emergency Management. The number of guest speakers is limited, so make your request early!)


Allied Arts “Door Art Throwdown”!

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Allied Arts Of Whatcom County presents their 4th annual Door Art Throwdown! Ten teams of artists will have two hours to create a masterpiece on a repurposed door. Art Walk participants will be able to watch the artists in action and vote on which team they like most.

The door art will be sold that evening during a silent auction.

To participate call 676-8548 or click here for information.

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Whatcom Museum History Sunset Cruise

Friday, August 1st 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.


2014 Juried Artist Series: “Wing & Petal”

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Allied Arts
1418 Cornwall Avenue

Allied Arts Of Whatcom County presents the 2014 Juried Artist Series: “Wing & Petal”–with an Opening Reception August 1st. The evening will feature an Exhibit Walk-Thru with the artists (7pm). The show–featuring works by Kristen Gilje, Mira Kamada and Wade Marlow–runs through August 30th.

Birch Bay Music Festival

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
at Bay Cafe
7608 Birch Bay Drive

The annual Birch Bay Music Festival–a fundraiser for Fur Baby Rescue Of Blaine and Creature Comforts Foster Home For Cats And Kittens–is August 1st (6:30pm-10pm), 2nd (10am-10pm) and 3rd (10am-6pm)! 

The festival will feature live bands; vendor booths; a children’s bounce house; arts and crafts; food and lots more. Click here for information.


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“Salsa On The Green”!

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Farihaven Village Green
1207 10th Street

Cafe Rumba, Groove Merchant Northwest and Rumba Northwest present Salsa On The Green! The free program features a Salsa lesson, a Salsa Demo and then…dance, dance, dance to Latin rhythms!

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Drayton Harbor Days!

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - All Day
at Blaine Boating Center
235 Marine Drive

The annual Drayton Harbor Days Festival celebrates everything maritime! The festival will include the annual 5K Run To The Border; a pancake breakfast; arts and crafts booths; steam boats on display; a pirate costume contest; Historic Plover Ferry rides; tours aboard the Tall Ships Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington; the 12th annual Prestigious George Raft Race and lots more.

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“Run IN Color” 5K Fundraiser

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 8:00 am
at Windjammer Park
1600 South Beeksma Drive

Rue And Primavera Occupational, Physical And Hand Therapy presents Run IN Color–a 5K Run and 1/4 mile Kids’ Dash, with proceeds benefiting Wounded Warrior Project. (You’ll be dusted in colors as you run by… Click here for information) The first 100 registrants will receive a t-shirt.

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Blaine Senior Center Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 8:00 am - 11:00 am
at Blaine Senior Center
763 G Street

Everyone’s invited to Blaine Senior Center‘s Pancake Breakfast–featuring pancakes; waffles or French toast with fruit; scrambled eggs; sausage; orange juice and coffee. The cost is $6 for adults/$4 for children.

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“Hope House” Annual Treasure Sale!

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Church of the Assumption
2116 Cornwall Ave

Catholic Community Services invites you to their 13th annual “Spirit Of Hope” Treasure Sale–featuring antiques, art, jewelry, furniture, sporting goods, gourmet kitchenware, china, crystal, garden items and lots more. (This is not a rummage sale…but a real treasure sale of very special items)

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