Events

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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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Annual Elizabeth Park Summer Concert Series!

Thursday, August 13th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bellingham Parks And Recreation and The Eldridge Society present ten Free Concerts–in Bellingham’s Elizabeth Park. The next concert features Bellingham Dixieland All Stars!

(Food will be available for purchase. Donations are appreciated!)

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Riverwalk Summer Concert Series

Thursday, August 13th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday nights, City Of Mount Vernon and Mount Vernon Chamber Of Commerce present Riverwalk Summer Concert Series–free concerts by local and regional artistsat the brand new Riverwalk Plaza in downtown Mount Vernon!

Next up: The Chris Eger Band.

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Birch Bay Music Festival

Friday, August 14th 2015 - All Day
at Birch Bay Waterslides
4874 Birch Bay-Lynden Road

You can have fun–and raise money for animals in need–at the annual Birch Bay Music Festival! This year’s three-day event features live music by sixteen bands; more than fifty food and merchandise vendors; a children’s train ride; a beer and wine garden and lots more! (It’s being held in the overflow parking lot, just south of Birch Bay Waterslides) Proceeds will benefit Orca Network and local Youth Music programs.

(Vendor applications are available here)

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“Food Truck Fridays” At Maritime Heritage Park!

Friday, August 14th 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 “Folk Stomp Americana” by Wild Rabbit!

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Burlington’s “Summer Nights”

Friday, August 14th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Visitor Information Center
520 East Fairhaven Avenue

You’re invited to Summer Nights in Burlington–Fridays–featuring local vendors and artisans, plus live music!

Performing next: Sky Colony

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Rooftop Cinema: “The Gigantic Bicycle Film Festival”

Friday, August 14th 2015 - 7:30 pm
at The Parkade
1300 Commercial Street

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

The Naughty Blokes perform prior to the show. The movies begin when it’s dark!

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