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5th Annual Anacortes Bier on the Pier

10/03/2014 - 10/04/2014 - All Day at Port of Anacortes

Anacortes Bier on the Pier, a two-day extravaganza of bier, food and music! Bring your thirst for beer, leave room for brats and enjoy the smorgasbord of all the tasty foods located in two festival food tents on the pier. The event is held October 3rd-4th at 100 Commercial Ave., Anacortes, WA.

2014 Anacortes Bier on the Pier will offer visitors the opportunity to enter the event beginning Friday evening from 5pm-9pm, and return on Saturday 12pm-6pm at the Historic Port of Anacortes.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. $35 two-day pass, $45 at the door. Designated drivers get in free. Must be over 21.


WeSNiP’s ‘NOT Your Average Garage Sale!

10/03/2014 - 10/05/2014 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Former Bakerview Nursery
945 E. Bakerview Rd

WeSNiP’s ‘NOT Your Average Garage Sale’ is made possible by generous donations from many individual and business supporters, it will include artwork, garden accessories, housewares, collectibles, furniture, kid’s stuff exercise and sports equipment, plants, seasonal goods, bake sale, and a “man cave”.

October 3,4,5 & October 10,11,12
Fridays and Saturdays 10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday 10:00 am- 2:00pm

The mission of WeSNiP is to eliminate the euthanasia of healthy cats and dogs in Whatcom County through affordable, high quality, spay and neuter services, as well as through outreach and education.

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First Friday Art Walk

10/03/2014 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Downtown Bellingham
1300 Bay Street

The Downtown Bellingham Partnership invites you to explore downtown’s diversity of art venues in downtown Bellingham. Talented artists, unique galleries, delicious restaurants and invigorating cultural experiences await attendees of the monthly Art Walks in downtown. Art Walk maps and lists of venues will be available at the participating venues, at the Downtown Visitor Center (114 W Magnolia St Suite 105) or online.


Communities in Schools 5K

10/04/2014 - 8:00 am - 11:00 am at Civic Field
1355 Civic Field Way

The Communities in Schools 5K is Saturday, October 4th. This is the sixth running of the race at Civic Field.  Registration starts at 8am, with the race at 9am.  All funds help local students succeed in school and move towards high school graduation.  All runners receive a Communities in Schools water bottle along with prizes for the fastest runners and door prizes too! Everyone has a chance to walk away with a prize! General registration is $25, educators get a special price of $20 and students can run for $15 with valid ID.


Race for Education

10/04/2014 - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at Civic Field
1355 Civic Field Way

Day of Registration starts at 8:00.  Race begins at 9:00am.

Get your running shoes on, have fun and support students in Whatcom County.  Communities In Schools of Whatcom County hosts the 6th Annual Race For Education 5k walk/run on October 4th, 2014 at Civic Field in Bellingham.

The scenic racecourse starts and ends at Civic Field and winds through trails and paved roads. Last year over 200 people crossed the finish line. Communities in Schools (CIS) anticipates another successful turnout this year.


“I am excited that we are seeing more kids and families,” CIS Executive Director Dennis D’Amelio says. “Few kids who struggle at home do well in school. We are reaching out to families in all our programs so kids get the best support they can. The Race for Education is one example.”

The fun-filled event will feature race divisions, prizes for best race times and random drawings so everyone has a chance to win. Participants are encouraged to bring neighbors, friends, schoolmates and family to support high school graduation.

All proceeds from the race will benefit students in our community.  CIS provides case-managed supports for students and brokers existing community resources into schools through CIS Site Coordinators.

For more information:


Blaine Senior Center Bingo Fundraiser

10/04/2014 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Blaine Senior Center
763 G St.

Big Basket Bingo –Saturday October 4th 2-4 Win Cash & Prizes

Come win cash and prizes. For your $20 admission you can play 8 games/ 3 cards each game with refreshments included. Big Baskets and a huge grand prize ! This event is open to all.


Community Breakfast at Rome Grange

10/05/2014 - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at The Rome Grange
2821 Mt. Baker Hwy

The Rome Grange presents a community breakfast on the first Sunday of the month, September through June. All are welcome. Featuring made from scratch pancakes, French toast, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee.

Breakfast is $5 for adults, kids 6-10 $2 and kids under 5 are FREE; 8am-1pm

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2014/15 Royal Ballet Cinema Season

10/16/2014 - 05/05/2015 - All Day at Regal Barkley Village 16
3050 Cinema Drive

Fathom Events and the Royal Opera House partner again to present the 2014/2015 Royal Ballet Cinema Season offering five specially curated titles from October through May, four of which will be captured live from London shown at Barkley Village Regal Cinemas. 

Show dates & times:

“Manon” –  October 16 at 12:55 p.m.

“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” – December 16 at 7:00 p.m.

“The Winter’s Tale” – February 17 at TBD

“Swan Lake” – March 19 at TBD

“La Fille Mal Gardee” – May 5 at TBD


Hide and Seek

10/17/2014 - 10/26/2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Firehouse Performing Arts Center
1314 Harris Avenue

Kuntz and Company, a non-profit dance/theatre company directed by Pam Kuntz, presents Hide and Seeka dance/theatre work that explores how our children are cared for in our community through the eyes of the child, family, and system. In partnership with staff from the Bellingham School District, Brigid Collins Family Support Center, the Parent Child Institute of Whatcom County, The Whatcom Family and Community Network, as well as several individuals, the evening includes nine stories that share a wide range of perspectives and situations where the care of children is examined through dance and film.

Six performances of Hide and Seek will be held at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center over the period of two weeks. October 17, 18, 24, 25 at 7:30 PM and October 19 and 26 at 5:00 PM. $15.00 tickets available at Village Books in Fairhaven, online at, and at the door. Pay what you can admission is available at the door the evening of the performance.



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Northwest Ballet Theater’s ‘Dracula’

10/18/2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at McIntyre Halle
2501 East College Way

Bram Stoker’s compelling story of Count Dracula has drawn curious audiences for over a century. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form, and his 1876 gothic horror novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film and television interpretations. Created as a two-act ballet, the Irish author’s novel is brought to life by award-winning choreographer John Bishop, combining riveting dramatic performances with ballet elegance and grace. Bishop’s Dracula is a visually lavish production with gothic sets and “steampunk”-style costumes made in Romania.

McIntyre Hall: October 18, 7:30pm

Mount Baker Theatre: October 25, 7:30pm and October 26, 4pm

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