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Lynden’s Got Talent

07/18/2015 - All Day at Claire vg Thomas Theatre
655 Front Street

The Lynden Music Festival and The Lynden Performing Arts Guild present the 2nd Annual Lyden’s Got Talent, a solo/group voice competition at this year’s Raspberry Festival in beautiful downtown Lynden on July 18, 2015. Auditions will take place on the outdoor stage (from 11am-3pm) in front of a panel of local judges as well as the festival attendees and are limited to participants 22 years and younger. Ten artists will be chosen to perform in the finals, Saturday evening at The Claire vg Thomas Theatre, where the audience will participate in selecting the winners!

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Whatcom Old Settlers’ Picnic

07/24/2015 - 07/26/2015 - All Day at Pioneer Park
2004 Cherry Street

Celebrating the rich history of the area and the great people that call it home, the annual Whatcom Old Settlers’ Picnic at Pioneer Park features live music, a Fun Run/Walk, a parade, a classic car show, and local food & craft vendors.

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WHS Movie Under the Stars

07/24/2015 - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Whatcom Humane Society
2172 Division Street

Whatcom Humane Society’s Movie Under the Stars, featuring “Ace Ventura- Pet Detective” is Friday, July 24th. Gates at 7:30pm, movie starts at dusk! Enjoy the film and The North Fork Brewery Beer Garden, Goat Mountain Pizza and Excellent Kettle Corn. Bring your own blanket and chairs. No Dogs Please! $5 p/p suggested donation!

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Bite of Skagit

07/25/2015 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Waterfront Park at Swinomish Casino & Lodge
12885 Casino Drive

The 7th annual Bite of Skagit is Saturday, July 25th at Waterfront Park at Swinomish Casino in Anacortes. Delicious food, live music, a beer garden, and lots of fun activities for the whole family! The Bite of Skagit is an annual fundraiser, sponsored, organized, and hosted by North Coast Credit Union, for the benefit of the Skagit Food Distribution Center – linking farms to food banks. Last year the money raised during The Bite was used to purchase over 300,000 pounds of produce for the Skagit Food Distribution Center!

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Mount Baker Rhythm and Blues Festival

07/31/2015 - 08/02/2015 - All Day at Deming Log Show Fairgrounds
3295 Cedarville Rd

The Mount Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival runs July 31st-August 2nd at the Deming Logging Show Fairgrounds.  The 20th annual Fest includes national, regional, and local performers including Foghat, Ana Popovic, Popa Chubby, Hundred Seventy Split, The Naughty Blokes, and more! Ticket info HERE. 

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Family Fun Days at Joe Martin Field

08/02/2015 - 08/09/2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Joe Martin Field
1220 Civic Field Way

The Bellingham Bell’s Sunday home games just got even more exciting. Join Industrial CU’s Family Pass for tons of family fun – a bouncy house, face painting and more! The gates open at 2pm at Joe Martin Field and the ball game starts at 3:05pm. Watch for opportunities to win free tickets by following Family Pass on Facebook. Otherwise, regular admission applies.

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The Opportunity Council presents Golf FORE Good!

08/07/2015 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Shuksan Golf Course
1500 E Axton Rd

Golf FORE! Good tournament, at Shuksan Golf Course, Friday, August 7, 2015
4-person scramble  9:00 am shotgun start

Join us for a fun tournament and a great cause: helping local kids.

Your day on the course helps children with developmental delays, physical disabilities and provides school readiness programs for disadvantaged students. Golfers win — and kids win.

Sign up today.

Sponsors and raffle donors sign up here!

Team Registration – Pay by Check/Phone

Team Registration – Pay Online

Single Golfer – $125  Foursome – $500
Single Golfer – $110  Foursome $440 with early bird discount for registrations received by June 30:

Your team registration covers green fees, golf cart, access to the driving range, putting contest, player gift, breakfast, hole-in-one contest, awards dinner, raffle prize ticket, drink cart ticket. Prizes awarded for top foursome scores, men and women; longest drives, closest to pin, men and women.

Schedule of Events:

7:30 am — Royal Valet check-in
  • Don’t miss an opportunity to buy string (mulligans) and buy raffle tickets for the major prizes*
  • Breakfast treats served by Kelly’s O’Deli
  • Driving Range will be open
8:30 am —Welcome, golf rules and information — golfers get in carts and head out on course
9:00 am —Shotgun Start

  • Have fun out on the course
  • Putting Contest, plus Longest Drive, Closest to Pin and Hole-in-One Contests.
  • Lunch provided on the turn
3:00 pm (approx)  Awards Banquet — team score announcements, prizes
Three ways to win:
  1. Team and individual awards will be announced when everyone has been served.
  2. Check your ticket at the raffle table to see if you won one of over 50 prizes. (All golfers receive one raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes from local restaurants, stores and more.)
  3. Buy additional “Big Raffle” tickets to win the major prizes

Directions to Shuksan Golf Course:

From I-5 Northbound:
Take exit #255. Turn right on Sunset, left onto Hannegan, right on Axton, and you’re there.

From north county, I-5 Southbound:

Take exit #262. Turn left on Axton, go eight (8) miles and you’re ready to tee off.

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Music at Maritime

08/07/2015 - 09/04/2015 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at Maritime Heritage Park
500 W. Holly Street

Levitt AMP Bellingham Music Series presents Music at Maritime five Fridays this summer from 11:30am-1:30pm at Maritime Heritage Park in Bellingham.

  • August 7
    “Swil Kanim” – Violinist and Storyteller
  • August 14
    “Wild Rabbit” – Folk Stomp Americana
  • August 21
    “West My Friend” – Indie Roots
  • August 28
    “Lobo del Mar” – Celtic, Flamenco, Bluegrass
  • September 4
    “Pearl Django” – Gypsy Jazz

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16th Annual Miles For Memories 5k Walk/Run

08/08/2015 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm at Fairhaven Village Green
Tenth St. and Mill Ave.

The 16th Annual Miles for Memories 5k Walk/Run is Saturday, August 8 from 8:00am – 12:00pm at Fairhaven Village Green. This year’s theme is ‘Whatcom Stampede’, so show up dressed in your best Western gear!

Registration opens at 8am, festivities begin at 8:30, and the race gun will go off at 9am. Families, teams, and dogs are all welcome to participate to raise Alzheimer’s awareness in our community.

Online Registration:
Individual Registration
Family Registration (up to 4 registrants)
Team Regsitration (up to 10 registrants at a time)

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Putts Fore Pets Golf Tournament

08/20/2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Bellingham Golf & Country Club
3729 Meridian St

Whatcom Humane Society’s Putts Fore Pets Golf Tournament is Thursday, August 20th at Bellingham Golf & Country Club. Driving Range opens at 12:00, Shotgun Start 1:00. The tournament includes a Hole in One Contest and great raffles and prizes, plus a buffet dinner following the tournament. 4 person team-$500 registration

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