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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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Cast Your Vote In “Bellingham National Art Exhibition & Awards”!

Sunday, August 2nd 2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building
250 Flora Street

Bellingham National Art Exhibition & Awards is a juried exhibition, featuring artworks in a variety of media–including video, photography, ceramics, mixed media, paintings and more. Representing artists from 16 states, including Washington, the exhibition includes 101 pieces from more than 60 artists. They’re on display through September 6th.

The exhibition includes a popular choice award of $500, offering the community an opportunity to give their feedback on the artworks. Votes can be cast at the exhibition through August 2nd. The popular choice winner will be announced at the Lightcatcher building during Downtown Art Walk August 7th.

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Drop-In Bocce Ball & Croquet

Sunday, August 2nd 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 2nd 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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