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Special Event: Children, For the Family
Children's Summer Reading 2019
B-I-N-G-O spells Summer Reading! Pick up a Summer Reading bingo card and set your own reading goal. Children ages birth - 5 are challenged to complete activities that get families talking, singing, reading, writing and playing together. Children in grade...
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 - Sat 8/31/19
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Summer Reading Challenge 2019
Join us in celebrating summer with one of our favorite activities—READING! Pick up your Reading Challenge form in either Fairhaven or Lynden (or print out the form from our website), then read your way along the path to receive prizes. There are three ...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 - Sat 8/31/19 at 12am-9pm
Art: Art Show
2019 Gallery Series: Whatcom Artists of Clay and Kiln
Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s 2019 Gallery Series welcomes back WACK, Whatcom’s Artists of Clay and Kiln. WACK is a non-profit organization dedicated to ceramic artists from Whatcom County with a passion for creative expression with clay. We are excited ...
Allied Arts of Whatcom County
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 - Sat 8/31/19 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Whatcom Artist Studio Tour 2019 Showcase
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour. Each year the two-weekend event offers visitors insight into the creative process, work-life, and work-environment of nearly 40 artists. For the third year, the Museum will provide a s...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 - Sun 10/13/19
Art: Gallery
All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives
Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate ...
Whatcom Museum - Lightcatcher
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 8/21/19 at 12pm-5pm
Thu 8/22/19 at 12pm-5pm
Fri 8/23/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 8/24/19 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Textiles
Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"
Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. To...
Whatcom Museum - Lightcatcher
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Thu 8/22/19 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Sat 8/24/19 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Sun 8/25/19 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Education, Green/Environmental, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, For the Family
Guided Bus Trip to Stimpson Nature Reserve
Join Whatcom Smart Trips on a bus trip to Stimpson Nature Reserve to take a beautiful walk in the woods. Traveling by Whatcom Transportation Authority - WTA bus is an easy way to get to parks and trails throughout Whatcom County. Let us show you how eas...
Bellingham Station
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 at 1:30pm-4:35pm
Special Event: Community Event
Hogs & Horses Motorcycle and Car Show
Motorcycle and car show to raise money for the Support Officers of Whatcom County. Trophies and raffle. Kids' Happy Hour with activities and ice cream social. Music by DJ Westwood.
Whatcom County Fire District #4
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 at 10am-3pm
Music: World, A cappella, Special Event
International Concerts on the Border at Peace Arch State Park
The annual International Concerts on the Border Series takes place at Peace Arch Historical State Park on the U.S.- Canadian border. The free one-hour concerts start at 2 p.m. each Sunday in August. The series celebrates the Pacific Northwest’s rich tap...
Peace Arch Park
Blaine, WA

Sun 8/18/19 at 2pm-3pm
Sun 8/25/19 at 2pm-3pm
Special Event: Children, Business, For the Family
Kids Biz Club Summer Program
A 6-week Summer Program sponsored by Social Alliance for a Vibrant Economy beginning in July. SAVE is a non-profit organization in our community which focuses on economic education. Our program Kids Biz Club will be offered one evening a week for 6 week...
Asset Advisors, LLC
Ferndale, WA

Sun 8/18/19 at 3pm-5pm
Mon 8/19/19 at 6pm-8pm
Sat 8/24/19 at 3pm-5pm
Sun 8/25/19 at 3pm-5pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery
Lay of The Land: An Invitational
i.e. selects 14 artists who focus on landscape as the primary influence in their work. Jef Gunn, Greg Laananen, Sarah Norsworthy, Louise Kikuchi and Kathleen Faulkner are just a few of those in the exhibit. August 9th - September 1st. Image: Chri...
i.e.
Edison, WA

Sun 8/18/19 at 11am-5pm
Fri 8/23/19 at 11am-5pm
Sat 8/24/19 at 11am-5pm
Sun 8/25/19 at 11am-5pm
Fri 8/30/19 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Northwest Plein Air Art Show
Opening is August 3, 4-8 pm – all ages free admission with refreshments and snacks provided. In August we will be celebrating the northwest's scenery through painting. We are excited to be featuring the work of Salish Sea Plein Air Painters in conjunction ...
Hadrian Art Gallery
Bow, WA

Sun 8/18/19 at 11am-5pm
Wed 8/21/19 at 11am-5pm
Thu 8/22/19 at 11am-5pm
Fri 8/23/19 at 11am-5pm
Sat 8/24/19 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show
The Art and Legacy of Joan Kirkman
The Museum of Northwest Art presents the creative world of Joan Kirkman in the Art and Legacy of Joan Kirkman. Joan was a leading fashion illustrator for Frederick & Nelson, The Bon Marche, I. Magnin, and Best Apparel (formally Nordstrom). Throughout her 4...
Museum of Northwest Art
La Conner, WA

Sun 8/18/19
Mon 8/19/19
Tue 8/20/19
Wed 8/21/19
Thu 8/22/19
Special Event: Nature
What Lies Beneath: Minerals of the Pacific Northwest
The Whatcom Museum has partnered with members of the Friends of Mineralogy – Pacific Northwest Chapter to present an incredible display of minerals collected throughout the Pacific Northwest. From those the size of a fingernail to those requiring a forklif...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 8/21/19 at 12pm-5pm
Thu 8/22/19 at 12pm-5pm
Fri 8/23/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 8/24/19 at 12pm-5pm
Music: Acoustic, Live Music in Bar/Club, Open Mic/Music
Acoustic Open Mic
Acoustic Open Mic.
Village Inn Pub & Eatery
Bellingham, WA

Mon 8/19/19 at 7pm-10pm
Mon 8/26/19 at 7pm-10pm
Mon 9/2/19 at 7pm-10pm
Mon 9/9/19 at 7pm-10pm
Mon 9/16/19 at 7pm-10pm
Art: Art Show
Allied Arts of Whatcom County – 2019 Gallery Series: Piece by Piece
Allied Arts of Whatcom County
Bellingham, WA

Mon 8/19/19 - Fri 8/23/19 at 10am-5pm
Sat 8/24/19 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/26/19 - Fri 8/30/19 at 10am-5pm
Sat 8/31/19 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Community Event, Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Strategies for Recovery with Kerry Gustafson
Owner of the Prime Sports Institute, Kerry Gustafson, will share critical components to recovery and simple ways to implement recovery strategies this year. Part 8 in the 12-part series: Stretching. Is stretching effective? What does the research in...
Prime Sports Institute
Bellingham, WA

Mon 8/19/19 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Summer Camp
Summer Camp Registration Opens
Celebrating 45 years of service. Residential summer camp for teens and adults with medical and developmental disabilities now accepting applications. Please visit website for session dates and program details.
Lions Camp Horizon
Blaine, WA

Mon 8/19/19
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Gardening
WSU Whatcom Master Gardener Diagnostic Plant Clinic
Have gardening, plant or insect problems? Master Gardener volunteers will be available to provide free diagnosis and advice to your gardening related questions.
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Mon 8/19/19 at 4:30pm-7pm
Mon 8/26/19 at 4:30pm-7pm
Sports: Sailing
WWU Lakewood Jr. Sailing Camp
Western and Lakewood Watersports Facility welcomes students in grades 6–12 to the WWU Junior Sailing Camp. Enjoy your summer in an outdoor classroom on beautiful Lake Whatcom. Since 1981, this camp has helped young sailors and windsurfers master skills in...
Lakewood Watersports Facility
Bellingham, WA

Mon 8/19/19 at 10am till 1pm, 2pm till 5pm
Tue 8/20/19 at 10am till 1pm, 2pm till 5pm
Wed 8/21/19 at 10am till 1pm, 2pm till 5pm
Thu 8/22/19 at 10am till 1pm, 2pm till 5pm
Fri 8/23/19 at 10am till 1pm, 2pm till 5pm
    

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