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Bellingham Holiday Port Festival

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - Sunday, December 6th, 2015 - All Day
at Bellingham Cruise Terminal
355 Harris Avenue

You’re invited to take in the 25th annual Bellingham Holiday Port Festival–featuring performances by local choirs, bands and dancers; free cookies and hot apple cider; a gingerbread house display; horse-drawn wagon rides, pictures with Santa and more!

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Free Gardening Seminars

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - Saturday, December 19th, 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.

Pacific Arts Holiday Market

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - Monday, December 7th, 2015 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
at Sunset Square, Bellingham
1125 Sunset Square

Deck the Old City Hall

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Whatcom Museum Old City Hall
121 Prospect Street

Celebrate the holiday season at the Whatcom Museum’s historic Old City Hall building, which will be decked with sparkling lights outside and decorated trees inside. Starting the Friday after Thanksgiving and running through January 3, visitors can view our decorated trees, visit with Santa, and enter a raffle. Sponsored by the Museum Advocates and the Foundation Board of Directors, admission is by donation. Visit with Santa on Nov. 28 & 29 from 12:30-2:30pm. Join our holiday cocktail party on Fri., Dec. 4, 5:30-7:30pm. Tickets to the cocktail party are $50 per person and include unlimited drinks. Available on

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EDASC: “Swing Into The Holidays”!

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
at Swinomish Casino & Lodge
12885 Casino Drive

Economic Development Association Of Skagit County presents their 15th annual Swing Into The Holidays Dinner, Dance & Auction! Tickets are $75.

(Sponsorships are available. Call 336-6114 or email for information)

Rebound’s Songs of Hope

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Cornwall Church Youth Loft
4518 Northwest Drive

Join us for Rebound of Whatcom County’s
“Songs of Hope” concert fundraiser celebrating the Christmas season and learn more about how
Rebound is working to bring hope and healing to local children and families.
Friday, December 4th, 2015
6:00-8:30 pm
Cornwall Church Youth Loft
4518 Northwest Dr., Bellingham
Appetizers & Dessert
Semi-Formal Attire Suggested
Cost: $35/person
Purchase tickets at

The Bridge at Birch Bay Open House

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at The Bridge at Birch Bay Community Center
4819 Alderson Road

Come see and celebrate the progress on The Bridge at Birch Bay, a new faith-based community center under development in Birch Bay.  Open house from 6-9 pm; presentation at 7 pm.  Homemade pie and ice cream will be served. Please join us and learn how you can help make this much-needed community center a reality for the Birch Bay community!

The Bridge at Birch Bay Open House

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at The Bridge at Birch Bay
4819 Alderson Road

Come see and celebrate the progress being made on this new community center for Birch Bay.  Open House – 6-9 pm; Presentation – 7 pm.  Homemade pie and ice cream will be served.  Get the latest updates and learn how you can be part of making this much needed community center a reality for Birch Bay.

The Bridge at Birch Bay is a unique, faith-based, non-profit model for providing community services.  It is designed to bring people together in mentoring relationships that will promote stability, health, and wholeness, with the ultimate goal of bringing real and sustainable change into people’s lives, along with the hope of a better and brighter future for the community as a whole.

When complete the Bridge plans to provide a learning center, internet cafe, counseling services, food assistance, used clothing boutique, bike repair and sales shop, and furniture repair and sales shop.  Other programs are also under consideration.


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Bellingham High School Jazz Concert

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - Saturday, December 5th, 2015 - 7:00 pm
at Christ The Servant Lutheran Church
2600 Lakeway Drive

Bellingham Youth Jazz Band, BHS Jazz and BHS Showstoppers present a Concert–The Dark Of December–December 4th and 5th.

North Sound Community Orchestra Winter Concert

Friday, December 4th, 2015 - 7:30 pm
at Squalicum High School Forum
3773 East McLeod Road

For more information about the concert click here.

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