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Benefit Concert For Skagit “Toys For Tots”

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - 5:00 pm
at Eagle Haven Winery
8243 Sims Road

LeRoy Bell And His Only Friends are performing–to benefit the Skagit Toys For Tots program! The evening will feature Highway 9 as the opening band. Click here for ticket information.

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Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema: “The Princess Bride”

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - 6:30 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 entertainment by Amber Darland, followed by the film The Princess Bride!

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Wild Whatcom Ladies Night: “Moon Of The Cougar”!

Saturday, August 29th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“There are many names for the largest cat in North America, including catamount, cougar, puma, panther and mountain lion. There is much we can learn from the patience and instinctive, wily ways of this powerful animal; this solitary, silent and wary creature of the night. Discover what it means to be a cougar, during this exploration of your night senses.”

For information about this and other Wild Whatcom Ladies Night “Moon Walks” click here or email info@wildwhatcom.org.

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“The Owl & The Woodpecker”–Photographs By Paul Bannick

Sunday, August 30th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Whatcom Museum
121 Prospect Street

Featuring 25 large-format photographs by Seattle photographer and author Paul Bannick, The Owl & The Woodpecker introduces Whatcom Museum visitors to owls and woodpeckers of North America–illustrating the ways they define and enrich the specific habitats on which they depend, and highlighting the critical importance of conservation. The exhibition runs through August.

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Drop-In Bocce Ball & Croquet

Sunday, August 30th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
at Maritime Heritage Park
500 West Holly

Bellingham Parks And Recreation invites you to spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon at Maritime Heritage Park, playing Bocce Ball or Croquet! People of all skill levels are welcome. One set of each game is provided; you’re encouraged to bring your own set, as well.  While you’re there, don’t miss the chance to discover and explore Salmon Art Trail and Native Plant Trail!

The Summer program runs through August 30th.

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“La Conner Live”!

Sunday, August 30th 2015 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Gilkey Square
1st Street and Morris Street

Gilkey Square Merchants Cooperative presents La Conner Live–a series of free, live performances by the region’s best musicians–Sundays, all Summer! La Conner Live also features a juried Market, featuring some of the area’s best artisans and crafters. 

(If you’re interested in performing, email music@laconnerlive.com.  To inquire about booth space, email market@laconnerlive.com)

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Introducing “Bellingham Wins”

Tuesday, September 1st 2015 - All Day

Bellingham Wins is a new website that celebrates the people, places, events and organizations that make up the fabric of our community–featuring daily posts, Monday-through-Friday, with original content and photography.

“Bellingham Wins aims to capture the essence of Bellingham; to portray the unique spirit that embodies our corner of the Pacific Northwest. It is 100-percent positive, and is intended to serve as the hub of local information for current and future residents.”

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North Sound Community Orchestra Fall/Winter Season Rehearsals

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

North Sound Community Orchestra invites musicians of all ages and experience levels to join in sharing classical music with the community.  Rehearsals are Wednesday nights, from 7:00 to 9:00.

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“Food Truck Fridays” At Maritime Heritage Park!

Friday, September 4th 2015 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
at Maritime Heritage Park
500 West Holly

Bellingham Parks And Recreation invites you to enjoy great food, live entertainment and lawn games–during Food Truck Friday

This week features “Gypsy Jazz” by Pearl Django!

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Rooftop Cinema: “True Stories”

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 7:30 pm
at The Parkade
1300 Commercial Street

You’re invited to a Free Screening of True Stories–presented by Pickford Film Center, as part of the “Rooftop Cinema” series–atop Bellingham’s Parkade building!

Cherry Blossom Family Delivery performs prior to the show. The movie begins when it’s dark!

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