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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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“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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Ferndale Family Camp Meeting

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - All Day
at Ferndale Camp & Conference Center
5942 Portal Way

You’re invited to the 113th Annual Ferndale Family Camp Meeting. The program opens with a concert by Keepers Of The Faith Southern Gospel Quartet (with former Lynden resident Gary Van Ry singing bass)!  The Camp Meeting features speaker Reverend Rex Bullock. There will be daily activities for all ages. 



Free Concert: Br’er Rabbit

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Boulevard Park
470 Bayview Drive

Br’er Rabbit is performing–as part of the Bellingham Parks And Recreation Department Free Concert Series at Boulevard Park. Food will be available for purchase from Danielle’s Back East BBQ.

(Please carpool, ride your bike, walk or take the bus–to avoid parking hassles)


“The Sandlot”

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 8:00 pm
at Fairhaven District
Harris Ave

Bellingham Youth Jazz Band will perform—prior to a screening of “The Sandlot”—as part of the 15th annual Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema series in Bellingham. Admission is $5.


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“Agape Walk And Run” 5K Fundraiser

Sunday, August 3rd 2014 - 8:30 am
at Lake Padden Park
4882 Samish Way

You’re invited to take part in the annual Susan Sutton Agape Walk And Run 5K–benefiting Lighthouse Mission‘s Agape Home for homeless women and children. Kids and dogs are welcome!

Registration is $20 for adults/$5 for children under age 13.

(Participants are encouraged to dress up in 1980s costumes!)


Free Community Workshop On “End Of Life Choices”

Monday, August 4th 2014 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway

St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center is hosting a Free Workshop on Advance Care Planning. You’ll learn why planning is necessary; how to choose someone to be your Durable Power-Of-Attorney for health care; how to talk to loved ones and doctors about your preferences for end-of-life care and how to complete and file Advance Directive paperwork. (Pre-registration is not required)

For more information visit Whatcom Alliance For Health Advancement.

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