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Hand Blown Glass Sculpture Exhibition And Reception

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 4:00 pm
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

Western Washington University’s Western Gallery is hosting The Threshold Project–featuring hand blown glass sculptures by Christopher Morrison. The exhibition runs August 6th through August 29th. There’s an Opening Reception August 8th.

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Haynie Opry: Tribute To Hank Williams

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 6:00 pm
at Haynie Grange Hall
3344 Haynie Road

Haynie Opry’s Ten-Year Anniversary Celebration continues with a Tribute To Hank Williams. Tickets are $10. There’s also a Country Gospel Matinee (3pm/$5). Matt Audette And The Circle Of Friends is the featured act. For more information call 366-3321.

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Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema: “Dirty Dancing”

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 7:00 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 Bellingham Dance Company, followed by the film Dirty Dancing!

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iDiOM Theater: “Office Hours”

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 7:30 pm
at iDiOM Theater
1418 Cornwall Avenue

iDiOM Theater presents Bellingham playwright Brian Toews’ Office Hours–inspired by the classic Greek tragedy Medea. Performances run July 30th-August 8th. Tickets are $10 in advance/$12 at the door.

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The Great Northwest Comedy Competition!

Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 8:00 pm
at The Underground
211 East Chestnut Street

Bellingham’s The Underground nightclub is hosting The Great Northwest Comedy Competition! Comedians from Bellingham, Seattle and Vancouver will showcase their best six-minutes of material. Afterward, you get to vote on the best comedian. The winner will receive an all-expense-paid trip, during which they’ll have the chance to perform in Philadelphia and New York City.

Tickets are $10 in advance/$12 at the door.

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Annual “Zipline To College” Live Music FUNdraiser

Sunday, August 9th 2015 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
1107 Railroad Avenue

Futures NW presents their 2nd annual Zipline to College fundraiser–featuring local musicians, plus silent and live auctions. Performers include Clearbrook Dixieland Jazz Band, The Honeybees and City Hall. Proceeds benefit 8th through 12th grade students in Whatcom and Skagit Counties–providing mentors, job shadowing, campus visits and college information. Admission is $10 for adults/Kids (age 12 and under) get in free.

Futures NW is a regional 501c3 nonprofit organization focused on empowering low-income students with the support and information needed to graduate from high school and college with clear career goals. Futures NW is one of thirty recipients of a national AT&T Aspire Grant for their outstanding work with Washington youth. “They have demonstrated a proven ability to prepare students for future success, and we are delighted to help them scale up their efforts.”   

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Depression And Bipolar Support Alliance Of Whatcom County

Tuesday, August 11th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Health Support Center
1212 Indian Street

You’re invited to the next meeting of Depression And Bipolar Support Alliance Of Whatcom County. DBSA offers a place for depressive/bipolar people to meet for support and education. Family and friends are welcome, and encouraged to be part of the group!

(Out of respect for those with allergies, the meetings are fragrance-free)

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“Senior Day In The Park”

Wednesday, August 12th 2015 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Hovander Homestead Park
5299 Nielsen Avenue

Meals on Wheels and More‘s 17th annual Senior Day In The Park is a day for older adults to enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch and to learn about available local resources in a beautiful setting. The day also includes live music, Bocce Ball, demonstrations and more! Participation is by suggested donation of $5.

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Free Concert: Whatcom Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, August 13th 2015 - 12:30 pm

In celebration of their 40th anniversary Whatcom Symphony Orchestra presents a series of Free Concerts:

August 13th (12:30pm) in the Rotunda Room at Bellingham’s Old City Hall

August 23rd (3pm) at the Dance Barn in Sudden Valley

September 5th (3pm) at Jansen Art Center in Lynden

September 20th (3pm) at Bakke Home near Acme

(Seating is limited! Call 756-6752 to register)

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Whatcom Museum History Sunset Cruises

Thursday, August 13th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Island Mariner Cruises
2621 South Harbor Loop Drive

Whatcom Museum‘s popular History Sunset Cruise program sails into its 32nd year! The tour gives you  a close-up view of parks, businesses, industry and neighborhoods from Bellingham Bay, aboard Island Mariner. You’ll travel down waterways; past shipyards and historic points of interest; fishing activities and the work and pleasure boats; freighters and tugboats that are in the harbor. Harbor seals and water birds are regularly seen. It’s a memorable evening!

Brian Griffin is your tour guide, tying his knowledge of local history with up-to-date facts about bay activities. Click here for more information. Tickets are $35.

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