Allied Arts 2014 Juried Artist Series

07/01/2014 - 12/31/2014 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at Allied Arts of Whatcom County
1418 Cornwall Ave

The Allied Arts Gallery’s goal is to provide a professional space for local established and emerging artists to show and sell their work and sustain the arts in our community. The 2014 Juried Artists Series is as follows:

August 1-30: Wing & Petal featuring Jackie Watson, Mira Kamada, Wade Marlow, and     Kristen Gilje
September 5-27:  It Figures featuring Victor Flores, Amanda Timmins, Richard Bulman,   Frank Frazee, and Helen Dorn
October 3rd -31: Of Fish & Feathers featuring Ann Marie Cooper, Vikki Jackson, Christina Boyd, and Gary Armstrong
November 7– 29: Places & Things featuring Ron Pattern, Andrew Johnson, Jim Dixon and Tim Alexander
December 5– 20:  Abstraction featuring Yvette Neumann, Katherine Payge, Craig             Dunstan-McGrail and Eileen Reardanz

Gallery Hours: Monday thru Friday 10a.m. to 5p.m., Saturday noon to 5p.m.

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Downtown Sounds Concert Lineup

07/16/2014 - 08/06/2014 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at

The Downtown Bellingham Partnership announces its 10th annual Downtown Sounds Summer Concert Series in Downtown Bellingham this summer. The series continues to take place in the Arts District on Bay Street between Prospect and West Champion Streets. These free, all-ages concerts offer music, dancing, food and live entertainment suitable for the whole family. The series runs every Wednesday starting July 9 through August 6. Doors and beer garden open at 5:30pm and the musicians perform live music from 6pm-9:30pm.

Down to the final TWO shows:

July 30th                Publish the Quest w/3 on the Tree
August 6th            Voyager w/The Trees:  A Rush Tribute

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Elizabeth Park Summer Concert Series

07/17/2014 - 08/28/2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Elizabeth Park
Walnut and Elizabeth

Elizabeth Park Concert Series sponsored by the Eldridge Society for History & Preservation is back all summer long! Thursdays • 6-8 p.m.

Remaining shows include:

July 31st                “Maggie’s Fury” – Melodic Celtic folk-rock
August  7th           “Dana Lyons” – Political folk
August 14th         “Luke Warm and the Moderates” – Rock, soul, funky fun covers
August 21st          “bandZandt” – The east county’s favorite dance band
August 28th         “Penny Stinkers” – Folk cabaret

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Boulevard Concert Series

07/19/2014 - 08/09/2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Boulevard Park
470 Bayview Dr

Boulevard Park Concert Series returns this summer with four family-friendly shows. Saturdays from 7-9 p.m.

Remaining shows include:

August 2nd           “B’rer Rabbit” – Folk-stomp Americana
August 9th            “Combalache” – Rhumba and nueva salsa

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Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Club monthly meetings

07/21/2014 - 10/20/2014 - All Day at

JULY 21, 2013
7:00 pm, at Bloedel Donovan Park
2214 Electric Avenue
Bellingham, Washington
Show and Tell: “Summer Gleanings”

Annual Mt Baker Rock and Gem Club Summer Picnic
Intalco, Picnic Area
4050 Mountain View Road, Ferndale, Washington
Lunch will be served tentatively at 12:00 p.m. The cost per salmon plate is $5.00.
Please sign up and pay for the salmon plate prior to the picnic so the club knows how much to order.
There will be a mini tailgating party starting at 10:00 a.m.,
so if you have anything you would like to sell or trade please plan on participating.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
7:00 pm, at Bloedel Donovan Park
2214 Electric Avenue
Bellingham, Washington

OCTOBER 20, 2014
7:00 pm, at Bloedel Donovan Park
2214 Electric Avenue
Bellingham, Washington


Agape Home Walk & 5K

08/02/2014 - All Day at Lake Padden Park
4882 Samish Way

The 4th annual Susan Sutton Agape Walk and 5k is Saturday, August 2nd at Lake Padden Park in Bellingham. Named after Susan Sutton, a former Lighthouse Mission employee of 27 years, the proceeds of the run will go to support the Agape Home of Lighthouse Mission Ministries which houses women and their children in need.

Registration for the event comes with a t-shirt, refreshments after the race, and a chance to win prizes donated my local businesses such as Fairhaven Runners & Walkers, Bellewood Acres, Goat Mountain Pizza, The Woods Coffee, and Otion: The Soap Bar. Register online!



Bellingham Kids’ Festival

08/02/2014 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Bloedel Donovan Community Center
2214 Electric Avenue

The 25th Annual Bellingham Kids’ Festival is Saturday, August 2nd at Bloedel Donovan Park. Brought to you by Westedge Credit Union and Bellingham Parks and Rec, Kids’ Fest will feature not just bouncy houses, mini golf, and free pizza…but also bike and obstacle courses, a lego funland, face painting, carnival games, a climbing wall, and more!  Plus free popcorn, hot dogs, and sno-cones! And it’s all FREE!


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16th Annual Senior Day in the Park

08/06/2014 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Hovander Homestead Park
5299 Nielsen Rd

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Monster Keeper!

08/08/2014 - 08/10/2014 - All Day at WWU Performing Arts Center Mainstage
516 High Street

See the the amazing, all-ages original play, “Monster Keeper, ” the stage adaptation the young-reader novel, “Demon Keeper,” written by Bellingham’s own novelist Royce Buckingham. This fun-for-the-whole family play tells the story of Nat, a boy who is suddenly left in charge of keeping the world’s monsters under control and what happens when the worst of them – The Beast – get’s loose! The performance features Lion-King style puppetry, an incredible scenic design by Oscar-nominated Hollywood Art Director Luke Freeborn (Inception, Thor, Angels and Demons) and features a cast of 33 talented Bellingham actors ranging from 5 to 55 years old!

Performances are August 8th & 9th at 7:00pm and August 10th at 2:00pm. Tickets are $8 pre-sale and $10 at the door. Contact the WWU Box Office at 360-650-6146 or email at


Bellwether Arts Market

08/15/2014 - 08/17/2014 - All Day at Tom Glenn Common
1 Bellwether Way

Allied Arts of Whatcom County is honored to be working with the Port of Bellingham on the Bellwether Arts Market. This outdoor arts market will feature hand-made juried arts and crafts from our region’s best artists, an arts area for youth, and live music in the beautiful Tom Glenn Common at Bellwether on the Bay! The Arts Market runs August 15th from 10am-4pm
and August 16th & 17th from 12pm-6pm.

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