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Ceramics/Pottery, Sculpture, Art Show
"Masquerade" Featuring Tina Bixby
October featured artist, Tina Bixby, hand-sculpts evocative ceramic masks, which explore the human connection to nature. After kiln-firing, she often adorns the masks with natural materials to further impress this theme. Meet the artist at a reception on October 26th from 5-8pm during the Fairhaven 4th Friday Art Walk. The gallery has specialized in locally handmade pottery and ceramic art since 1969.
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Benefit/Fundraiser
16th Annual Peace Builder Awards
Gala Includes: Chef-inspired dinner, live music, Youth Peace Poetry Contest readings, a silent auction, grand prize raffle, wine wall, and dessert dash. The Peace Builder Awards Gala brings our mission to life, honoring remarkable acts of people putting the pieces together for creative conflict resolution in our neighborhoods, schools, and community. Funds raised at our Awards Gala help: • Reduce conflict through skill-building workshops with youth. • Stabilize families through mediation and parenting support. • Rebuild parent-child relationships through Supervised Visitation. • Serve thousands of community members annually.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Holiday
2018 Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run
Join us for the 31st Bellingham Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run. It is the original holiday race for charity where everyone makes their own festive fashion statement. Even better, you are supporting arthritis research and resources, touching the lives of the more than 54 million Americans with arthritis. Be there with bells on for this timed 5K and USATF-certified fun run - 100 percent of your registration and fundraising goes to conquer arthritis. There is also a 1-mile option and kids run, so all can join the fun. Join us by signing up at JBR.org/Bellingham or contacting Lori McKnight at lmcknight@arthritis.org 360-733-2866.
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Art Show
2018 Gallery Series: Theme and Texture
Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s 2018 Gallery Series will display a collection of works representing each artists’ dedication to a certain subject matter or media. Theme and Texture will feature artists Jan Landin, Julia Martin, Nancy Thomson, Vikki Jackson, and Lyn Jackson, as they explore their individual passions and inspirations. Theme and Texture will be displayed from November 2nd through December 1 2018, following its opening reception on November 2nd from 6 to 9p.m. The Allied Arts Gallery is dedicated to providing a professional space for local artists of every background and experience level to present and sell their work, supporting the arts and artists of Bellingham’s community. For more information, visit www.alliedarts.org or contact Katy Tolles, Artist Services Coordinator, at 676-8548 x2 or katy@alliedarts.org.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, Social Event
2018 Literacy Breakfast with Nancy Pearl
Come hear the witty and wonderful Nancy Pearl make her book recommendations for this year. Village Books will be on hand to sell her suggested titles. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Whatcom Literacy Council's free adult literacy programs in Whatcom County. Literacy opens the doors to greater economic, educational, civic, and social participation. Our free tutoring services and small group classes set people on a course for good jobs with better wages, helping our neighbors become more stable and equipped members of society. Advanced Registration of $11 is required to hold your seat. Please call 360.752.8678 or email events@whatcomliteracy.org to reserve a seat.
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Craft Show, Holiday
2018 Share the Spirit Bazaar
Featuring local non-profits, artists & craftspeople. Use your holiday dollars in life saving, world changing ways. Come early for breakfast in our “cafe,” find hidden treasures in Granny’s Attic, shop for beautifully handcrafted items to put under your Christmas tree and baked goods to share with friends and family. Purchase craftwork from local artisans. Support local and international non-profits, then stay for homemade soup and pie for lunch. Beverages & Cinnamon Rolls served 9 - 11 a.m. Lunch served 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Craft Show, Antiques
29th Annual Fall Craft & Antique Show
Shoppers will enjoy perusing the familiar and new fun finds of over 100 artisans, crafters, antique, and vintage dealers. The vibrant colors of Fall and the warm scent of Sugar & Spice Donuts will greet our visitors. An extravaganza of home and holiday decor, gourmet foods, vintage and re-purposed treasures will fill the Haggen Exposition Building. Enjoy the delectable savory and sweet offerings from Bellingham based AB Crepes. A Perfect Blend will have your favorite Fall espresso, Pumpkin Spice and Carmel Macchiato drinks to enjoy while exploring the shows old fashion market. The show’s Facebook page will be in full operation during the show with interviews and glimpses of the fabulous booths filled with treasures and treats. Fall Craft & Antique Show Family Night is Friday October 19th, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Family Admission on Friday night is $10.00 for Dad & Mom and children. Free pumpkins for kids. Cider and donuts and lots of giveaways. http://www.facebook.com/lyndenCraftandAntiqueShow
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Ceramics/Pottery, Food/Tasting, Jewelry/Gems, Children's Arts/Crafts, Prints, Painting, Holiday
39th Annual Allied Arts Holiday Festival of the Arts
Kick off this holiday season with the 39th Annual Holiday Festival of the Arts. Featuring over 100 local artisans and craftspeople showcasing their holiday goods, including one-of-a-kind gifts, specialty foods, jewelry, and paintings. It’s a perfect way to get ready for the holidays and great fun for everyone. Shop for holiday gifts from dozens of local vendors. From handcrafted soaps to homemade fudge, there will be something for everyone on Santa’s list. Fill your weekend with live local music, artist demos, and workshopping. Bring the kids in for free fun family art projects. Something for everybody in the family to enjoy. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to get all your holiday shopping done in one go. When you buy products at the festival, this supports our local artists. We are also excited to announce that we have moved to an amazing new location, the Public Market – 1530 Cornwall Ave. Downtown Bellingham. Come check out the amazing things the local artists and craftspeople have to offer.
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Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology
40 Tech Tips & Tricks for Mac Users
Join tech expert Chris Powell and learn one valuable Mac tech tip every three minutes! In this fast-paced class, you will learn ways to streamline your desktop; better organize your files; customize your desktop's look and feel; protect your computer from spyware, malware, and viruses; make your startup time quicker; learn keyboard shortcuts to quickly access computer resources; and so much more. Note: this is for Mac desktops only, iPhone and iPad tips will not be included.
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Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology
40 Tech Tips & Tricks for Windows Users
Join tech expert Chris Powell and learn one valuable Windows tech tip every three minutes. In this fast-paced class, you will learn ways to streamline your desktop; better organize your files; customize your desktop's look and feel; protect your computer from spyware, malware, and viruses; make your startup time quicker; learn keyboard shortcuts to quickly access computer resources; and so much more. Learn to work smarter with your Windows PC.
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