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Saturday August 29, 2015
 
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http://www.chuckanutbreweryandkitchen.com
Contact  Mari Kemper
marikemper@yahoo.com
Location  Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen, 601 W Holly St Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map
Ticket Price0


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http://bestwesternlakewayinn.blogspot.com/2014/12/poppes360...
Contact  Larry MacDonald
(360) 671-1011
Location  Best Western Lakeway Inn, 714 Lakeway Dr Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map

Prizes totaling more than $2,000 in value will be awarded to the top performer in a Singer/Song-writer Contest starting Aug. 4 in Bellingham. Each musician must prepare a set including three songs. Brian Hillman will judge the entries based on performance, lyrics, originality and crowd vote. Each Tuesday through Sept. 1, two will two song-writers will perform at Poppes 360, located inside the Best Western PLUS Lakeway Inn at 714 Lakeway Drive. The finalists will perform Sept. 8. The winning song-writer will receive a $1,000 voucher for the Guitar Center, 10 hours of recording time with Northwest Sound Studio and a full-page ad in The Crossing Guide. The winner also will be featured on the “Locals Only” KISM FM 92.9 show. Applications must be submitted by Fri., July 31 to Brian Hillman at brihillman@gmail.com. Poppe's!


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http://creativelifeadventuresnw.com/
Contact  Derek Neumann
email: derek@creativelifeadventuresnw.com phone: 360-306-0878
Location  Creative Life Adventures NW, 1893 Kelly Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226 - Map

A week long adventure, involving a 3-day artist-led painting workshop, sightseeing at historic points of interest, waterfront strolls and gentle hikes to spectacular vistas, catered lunches, and luxurious cuisine at some of Bellingham’s finest restaurants. Scenic trip to Mt. Baker National Forest and low-key hike to Artist Point,Sail Bellingham Bay and explore historic Fairhaven’s artisan boutiques. Enjoy a docent-led tour of the Lightcatcher Museum and museum gift store.

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https://www.peacearchpark.org/Call_For_Art.html
Contact  info@peacearchpark.org 360-332-7165

18th Annual Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibit: A self guided tour brochure featuring the exhibition and park history accompanies the six month long exhibit. Each year, the Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibition is featured in 10,000 full color brochures that are distributed free to the public during the exhibition.
LOCATION: The international park is located on the US Canada boundary 100 miles from Seattle, WA, and 35 miles from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Peace Arch was dedicated in 1921 to celebrate the history of peace between the United States and Canada. The 40 acre peace park that surrounds the Peace Arch is the location of this annual outdoor sculpture exhibition.

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http://creativelifeadventuresnw.com/
Contact  Derek Neumann
email: derek@creativelifeadventuresnw.com phone: 360-306-0878
Location  Creative Life Adventures NW, 1893 Kelly Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226 - Map

A week long adventure, involving a 3-day artist-led painting workshop, sightseeing at historic points of interest, waterfront strolls and gentle hikes to spectacular vistas, catered lunches, and luxurious cuisine at some of Bellingham’s finest restaurants. Scenic trip to Mt. Baker National Forest and low-key hike to Artist Point,Sail Bellingham Bay and explore historic Fairhaven’s artisan boutiques. Enjoy a docent-led tour of the Lightcatcher Museum and museum gift store.

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http://www.draytonharbormaritime.org/plover.html

The Historic Plover ferry plies the waters between the Blaine harbor marina and Semiahmoo Spit, Departs on the hour from the Blaine Visitor's Dock, Gate II Blaine Harbor. Departs on the half-hour from the Plover Dock at Resort Semiahmoo. The Ferry operates during the summer months, beginning on Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, including the 4th of July. Friday & Saturday ~ Noon - 8:00pm. Last sailing westbound at 7:00pm. Last sailing eastbound at 7:30pm. Sunday ~ 10:00am - 6:00pm Last sailing westbound at 5:00pm Last sailing eastbound at 5:30pm Fares: By Donation ~ Round Trip $5.00 Adults $1.00 Children

9:00 AM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Whatcom Events Curtis
MudRace@SkitoSea.com 360-746-8861;
Location  Hovander Homestead Park, 5299 Nielson Ave. Ferndale, WA 98248 - Map

The Muds to Suds will feature: 22 dirty obstacles INCLUDING 8 mud pits that combine athletic stamina and your child hood fantasy of playing in the mud.  You will need endurance to complete the 5K course, humility to wallow in the mud and a smile to show off at the finish line! There are several different race times to choose from. Race heats leave every 15 minutes beginning at 9:00am, with the last heat leaving at 4:45pm. 
There will be showers available at the end of the race for all finishers to utilize, as well as a men's and women's changing tent. The 2015 Muds to Suds mud race will be August 29, 2015 at Hovander Park in Ferndale, WA. The Muds to Suds race WILL ACEPT walk up registrations on the day of the race(additional $10 charge for walk-ups). http://www.mudstosuds.com/


9:30 AM Bookmark and Share
http://www.schoonerzodiac.com/cruises/schooner_race_san_jua...
Contact  (206) 719-7622
Location  The Schooner Zodiac, 355 Harris Avenue Suite 104, Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map

The CRISR is an international schooner race that annually switches from British Columbia to Washington State. 2015’s race takes place domestically in the United States. American and Canadian schooners will join together to race to and from picturesque anchorages in the San Juan Islands. Passengers will spend the first two days learning their sailing station under the instruction of the crew. By the beginning of the race, sailing maneuvers will be executed by everyone on board with a high level of precision. The passengers on this trip become members of the crew and help to represent the ship as we compete with other vessels and the elements with win prestige for the Zodiac, Date: Aug 29 - Sept 2, 2015 (5 days),Standard Bunk: $895.00 per person; includes all meals. Stateroom: $1,175.00 per person double occupancy,Boarding Time: 09:30, Return: 15:00

10:00 AM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce
(360) 371-5004

Date: Sat, August 29th  - Sun, August 30, 2015 A great weekend for the entire family. Fun activities abound with a grand parade down Birch Bay Drive, arts and crafts fair (Saturday & Sunday) and a variety of food vendors. Live Music, Crab Boil and Fireworks.Bring the entire family and don't miss the Ducky Derby Race. Sponsor a duck for $5, name your duck and root your duck on to the finish line. Great chance to win some pretty spectacular prizes. Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am- 5pm. Parade Saturday 11am starting from the "C" Shop. Date:  ***NEW LOCATION***BIRCH BAY BEACHPARK PROPERTY Located on Birch Bay Drive

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http://www.tasteofkulshan.com/
Contact  Mt. Baker Foothills Chamber of Commerce
360-599-1518

Beginning Saturday morning August 29th through mid-day Sunday August 30th, the northern foothills of Mount Baker will be celebrating the area’s food, art, music, history and great outdoors! The regional indigenous people referred to Mount Baker as Kulshan; it is in honor of this timeless name and mountain that this upstream celebration has been christened Taste Of Kulshan. On Saturday, travel east with us from the junction of Highway 9 and scenic mountain Highway 542 to enjoy Il Caffe’ Rifugio’s rustic Italian cuisine while listening to music from the outdoor stage. Continue east for many wonderful stops along the way: Talented and colorful foodies, artisans and bodyworkers. Mystical magical trails for walking, running, hiking and photography. Frisbee golf, mountain biking, lake and river sports. Saturday’s tour will end at Chair 9 for an evening showing of The Mountain Runners and more music.

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whatcomskillsharefaire@gmail.com
Contact  (360) 303-4536

 SkillShare takes place at the Center for Self-Reliance and Fairhaven Park in beautiful South Bellingham, WA..
 Swap and Barter: We encourage you to bring things to trade and barter such as seeds, recipes, clothes, household items, pottery, produce, preserves, and all kinds of other interesting and useful items and services. One person’s throw-away is another person’s treasure! The Whatcom SkillShare Faire is a fun festival about teaching and learning all kinds of useful, handy, and practical skills. Years ago, lots of people knew how to repair and sharpen tools, make a braided rug, raise chickens, make soap, build a fence, make simple toys, and much more. The goal of the SkillShare Faire is to help revive those skills, showcase some new ones, and provide a place where all of us can come learn from people more experienced in these crafts and trades.The Whatcom Skillshare Faire is a Transition Whatcom event, with support from The Center for Local Self-Reliance and many community members, organizations, and businesses.

11:00 AM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Stefanie Winger
crm2682@bn.com
Location  Barnes & Noble, 4099 Meridian St. Bellingham, WA 98226 - Map

Join us each Saturday from 11 am to 11:30 for a special story time, activities, and cookies.   Activities are usually arts and craft related and are appropriate for children 2 to 8.

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http://www.chuckanutbreweryandkitchen.com
Contact  Mari Kemper
info@chuckanutbreweryandkitchen.com
Location  Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen, 601 W Holly St Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map

Local artist Lois Dahl will be showing her lively paintings and prints until October 10. Stop by for beer & food and enjoy some great art at the same time!

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http://www.jansenartcenter.org
Contact  Lindsey McGuirk
info@jansenartcenter.org
Location  Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St Lynden, WA 98264 - Map
Ticket Price10


Ceramics Open Studio at the Jansen Art Center: Mondays from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm / Thursdays from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm / Saturdays from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. $70 for a 10-session punch card. $10/session without a punch card. Punch cards can be purchased in the Jansen Art Center Gallery Shop.


11:30 AM Bookmark and Share
Contact  Debra Paul
360-599-2714

Attend a guided presentation with a Forest service Field Ranger to learn about natural and cultural histories along the Mt. Baker Scenic Byway. Mile post 56 on Mt. Baker Highway

12:00 PM Bookmark and Share
http://www.bellewoodfarms.com/
Contact  Dana
dana@bellewoodfarms.com
Location  Bellewood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian Drive, Lynden, WA 98264 - Map
Ticket Price15


Distillery Tours at 12 and 2pm - $15.00 per person

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http://www.whatcommuseum.org
Contact  Christina Claassen
360-778-8930
Location  Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map
Ticket Price10


Bellingham's parks have always been a locally loved and widely admired part of the city. This exhibition from the Whatcom Museum's Photo Archives, and the second with a parks-theme, features a dozen "new" historical views of Bellingham parks including images of Cornwall, Fairhaven, Whatcom Falls and Elizabeth parks, among others. It's a celebration of the community green in glorious black and white, perfect inspiration for getting outside in the summer months ahead.

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http://www.whatcommuseum.org
Contact  Christina Claassen
360-778-8930
Location  Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map
Ticket Price10


Bellingham National 2015 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 will include 101 pieces from more than 60 artists. Juried by Scott Lawrimore, Director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, the exhibition attracted more than 600 artists who submitted works to be considered. 

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http://www.whatcommuseum.org/galleries/current-gallery
Contact  Christina Claassen
360-778-8930
Location  Whatcom Museum Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map
Ticket Price10


Featuring 25 large-format, framed color prints by Seattle photographer and author Paul Bannick, The Owl & the Woodpecker introduces museum visitors to the most important species of owls and woodpeckers in North America. Using spectacular photos, informative text, and evocative audio recordings to illustrate how these birds define and enrich the specific habitats on which they depend, the exhibition highlights the critical importance of conserving those habitats. Bird calls and woodpecker drumming sounds are provided by audio-naturalist Martyn Stewart, who has recorded more than 200,000 bird sounds worldwide.

Exhibit runs through August 30. Open Thursdays-Sundays Noon-5pm. Admission includes all exhibits in both buildings. $10 / $8 seniors / $4.50 children 3-5 years old.


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http://www.whatcommuseum.org/events/icalrepeat.detail/2015/...
Contact  Christina Claassen
360-778-8930
Location  Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map
Ticket Price10


Helmi’s World: Symbol, Myth, Fantasy presents 65 artworks—paintings, drawings, prints and ceramics—drawn from the Whatcom Museum’s collection of her work, which numbers 250 objects. Some of her finest pieces are highlighted, including paintings of petroglyphs from Central Washington; and prints based on
the Makah Wolf Dance experienced at Neah Bay. The exhibition suggests the complexity of Helmi’s vision by displaying some or her most unusual artworks, where images and symbols from a variety of cultures converge. The influences of Mark Tobey, Pablo Picasso, Scandinavian Folk Art, and Judeo-Christian and Buddhist iconography are also explored. The exhibition shows through October 11, 2015.


1:00 PM Bookmark and Share
http://www.thebureaubellingham.com
Contact  Katie Franks
360-778-8388

The Bureau of Historical Investigation, also known as the Good Time Girls, are offering FREE Tours of Downtown Bellingham courtesy of a grant obtained by the city from the State Department Of Archeology and Historic Preservation. Visitors can learn about the early days of Bellingham and why the city looks the way it does today. Participants can take a one hour - long Holly Street History Tour on Saturdays between July 11 and September 26 at 1 p.m. The tour covers information about growth, social reform, the arts, women's history, racial tensions, cooperation and environmental recovery, and is delivered with a sense of wonder and humor.

4:00 PM Bookmark and Share
http://www.jansenartcenter.org
Contact  Margaret Irvine
info@jansenartcenter.org
Location  Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St Lynden, WA 98264 - Map
Ticket Price25


Come join us at our annual Friends Bash Fundraiser to celebrate our 3rd Anniversary, thank our friends who have helped us reach our third year of operation and meet new neighborhood businesses coming to Lynden. Food, beer and wine inclusive with entry ticket. Live Music will be provided by the Jansen Jazz Band Combo, Kuva Rhythm Project and Silver City. All inclusive tickets $25. Proceeds benefit the Jansen Art Center. Tickets for sale at the Jansen Art Center or http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1816533. Ticket sales are limited.The party will also be a meet and greet for new businesses that are moving into the Waples Mercantile Building this fall, including The Inn at Lynden, Village Books/Paper Dreams, Avenue Bread, Drizzle Olive Oil and Vinegar Tasting Room and Overflow Taps. The newly renovated Dutch Village Inn, which re-opens this fall, and long time businesses, such as Lynden Dutch Bakery and JoFish, will will also be part of the festivities.


6:00 PM Bookmark and Share
http://www.semiahmoo.com
Contact  Nicholas Anzalone
360.318.2000
Location  Semiahmoo Resort, Golf, Spa, 9565 Semiahmoo Parkway, Blaine, WA 98230 - Map
Ticket Price34.95


Enjoy stunning seaside views and seafood at Semiahmoo's Saturday Night ClamBake, Food, Music, Friends and Fun.

6:30 PM Bookmark and Share
http://www.epiceap.com/fairhaven-outdoor-cinema/
Contact  info@epicevents.us
Location  Fairhaven Village Green, 10th St & Mill Ave, Bellingham, WA - Map
Ticket Price5


Live music by Amber Darland at 7:00 followed by The Princess Bride on the big screen. Presented by Ben Kinney & Keller Williams Realty. Bring blankets for the grass or low back lawn chairs for limited seating on brick areas. There will be popcorn and tasty Street Dogz available for purchase. Pre-movie seating is $5 for live entertainment and activities. Movies show at dusk. The Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema runs every Saturday from June 20 - August 29.August 29 - The Princess Bride


7:00 PM Bookmark and Share
http://www.thebureaubellingham.com
Contact  The Bureau of Historical Investigation
(360) 305-3172

The Sin & Gin tour focuses specifically  on the history of women in Bellingham, and their important role in building the town, with particular interest in giving voice to those women who lived outside of what many considered proper "society", and exploring their unique stories. Bellingham's Sin &Gin walking tour is back for Summer 2015, and sassier than ever. Join the Bureau of Investigation, June 19th - August 29th for Friday Nights: tours in Fairhaven ( Begins and ends in the alley adjacent to Skylark's Hidden Café, 1308 11th St.) Saturday Nights: tours in Downtown Bellingham ( Begins and ends inside the Bureau of Investigation, 217 W. Holly St.)  . Tours are limited to persons 18 and older. Tickets are : $15 per person or $19 per person with a drink ticket ( for those 21 and older.)

Advanced ticket sales are available at http://www.thebureaubellingham.com


7:30 PM Bookmark and Share
chris.casquilho@wwu.edu
Contact  Chris Caquilho
360-650-2829

Directed by Deb Currier,Part of the Western Summer Theatre series. A pop culture phenomenon comes to the musical stage in Schoolhouse Rock Live! The Emmy Award-winning 1970's Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, and more through clever, tuneful songs is coming to Western Washington University Summer Theatre! Schoolhouse Rock Live! follows Tom, an anxious school teacher who is nervous about his first day of teaching. He tries to relax by watching TV when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music, through such songs as "Just A Bill," "Lolly, Lolly, Lolly," and "Conjunction Junction." Great fun for all ages! Sunday's performance will be at 2pm.

9:00 PM Bookmark and Share
http://theupfront.com/
Contact  The Upfront Theatre | Matt Lesinski | Sales & Marketing Director
360-733-8855
Location  The Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225 - Map
Ticket Price12


The Upfront Theatre Celebrates Eleven Years of Laughs! To celebrate the 11th Anniversary, The Upfront Theatre presents a format that showcases their talents and varying styles of improvisation.  For the month of August “The Hybrid Show” will run each Fri/Sat at 9pm.  “The Hybrid Show” consists of half short-form improv games (much like you’d see on the world known “Whose Line is it Anyway”), and half long-form improv with in-depth storylines and themes.  It’s the best of both improv worlds. Advance tickets to “The Hybrid Show” are available online at www.theupfront.com or the night of the show at the theatre. Doors open forty-five minutes before show time.  No reservations. The Upfront Theatre is a 100-seat cabaret style venue that offers live improv comedy shows every Thursday (8pm) and Friday/Saturday (9pm) during the summer. Established by Ryan Stiles in 2004, the theatre is also available for hire, for on or off-site entertainment of any size event and staff development training. For more information visit www.theupfront.com or call (360) 733-8855.