10/09/2015 - 10/10/2015 - All Day at Lynden V.F.W. Hall
7011 Hannegan Rd
On Friday, October 9th (4pm-8pm) and Saturday, October 10th (9am-5pm) check out the Fall Bazaar and Craft Show at the Lynden VFW Hall featuring 35 vendors. The vendors include a mix of handmade crafters including crocheted items, bags and purses, jewelry, baby items, wood signs, rustic decor and more! There will also be direct sales vendors like Jamberry, Scentsy, Tupperware, and more! Get an early start on your Christmas shopping and support our local vendors!
10/15/2015 - 10/17/2015 - All Day at NW WA Fairgrounds & Event Center
1775 Front St
A craft and antique extravaganza is coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden, October 15, 16, & 17. Bring a friend and enjoy all the fabulous booths featuring unique handcrafted wares, home and holiday decor, antiques, collectibles, repurposed and
up-cycled vintage treasures. Meet over 100+ artisans who will inspire you with their creativity! Enjoy espresso and lunch in the café, live entertainment too!
Show Hours: 10am to 8pm Thursday & Friday, 10am to 5pm Saturday
General Admission $6.00 – Senior Admission (60+) $5.00 – 12 and under Free
Return privileges – Free Parking
10/16/2015 - 10/17/2015 - All Day at Spark Museum of Electrical Invention
1312 Bay St
Spark Museum of Electrical Invention proudly presents “Ben Franklin LIVE,” an intimate visit with the Father of Electricity as portrayed by internationally acclaimed actor and Franklin scholar, Christopher Lowell. Each of the three performances will include a lively interactive presentation highlighted with an electrical demonstration, featuring Master of Lightning Ben Franklin squaring-off against The Mighty MegaZapper, one of the largest lightning machines in the country!
The three performances are October 16th at 6:30 and October 17th at 1pm & 3:30pm. $18 general admission. $15 students, $10 museum members and kids 12 and under. Not recommended for infants and toddlers. Advance tickets on sale at brownpapertickets.com, or call 360-738-3886. Photo opportunities will be available after the performance. Seating is limited.
10/17/2015 - 10:30 am at Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave
Local families looking for a fun day with the kids will have plenty to sing and dance about Saturday, October 17th, as Caspar Babypants will play a concert at Bellingham Technical College. The concert will start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Settlemyer Hall in BTC’s Campus Center, with doors opening at 10. Tickets cost $10 per family for non-students and $5 per family for students and staff. Tickets are available only online HERE. No ticket sales will take place at the door.
All proceeds from the concert will go toward scholarships for BTC’s Parenting Education Program.
10/17/2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm at Whatcom Humane Society
2172 Division Street
Ever wonder how people get fantastic photos of their pets? How do they get animals to sit so still and look at the camera? Learn to take amazing photos of pets from Brooke Mallory Photography at the Whatcom Humane Society.
This class is perfect for all skill levels- from the beginner looking for a place to start to the more advanced photographer wanting to perfect their animal handling skills in front of the camera! Class is FREE but registration is required. To register, call 360-733-2080 ext. 3116 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please do NOT bring animals to class!
10/18/2015 - 9:30 am - 5:00 pm at Gown & Glove
1521 Cornwall Avenue
Visit 8 different wedding venues in Whatcom County in one day and get advice from talented local wedding experts! The first annual Whatcom Wedding Tour is Sunday, October 18th from 9:30am-5pm. A guide book provided at check-in will contain a list of the venues and a map with their locations. The venues will be open from 10 am to 5 pm, except for Silver Reef, which will be open from noon to 7 pm. View ongoing bridal fashion shows at Silver Reef throughout the day. Finish your day at an exciting after party at Silver Reef from 4 pm to 7 pm that will include: fabulous door prizes (including a hotel package at Silver Reef), dance demonstrations and lessons, delicious buffet, cash bar, and DJ until 7 pm.
10/21/2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Chuckanut Square
1400 12th St.
Blues Benefit for the Arts is a benefit concert featuring local blues and jazz fusion artists such as Brian Simpson, Andy Koch, Fat James and others. Enjoy refreshments while listening to great jazz. There will be a raffle featuring themed gift baskets filled with art supplies, crafts, and items from the Allied Arts Reuse Thrift store. This is a free event, however donations are greatly appreciated and all proceeds support the Allied Arts Education project bringing art classes to elementary school children in Whatcom County.
10/24/2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church
1720 Harris Ave
10/24/2015 - 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm at Arne Hanna Aquatic Center
1114 Potter Street
Arne Hanna’s Pumpkin Patch in the Pool is Saturday, October 24th from 4:30-6:30pm. Pick your pumpkin from a patch in the pool! They float! Swim around and pick the pumpkin that you like best! Also, enjoy goodies, apple bobbing and other games. This is a popular event every year so go early to be sure to get your pumpkin! $5 per participant.
10/24/2015 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Perch & Play
1707 N. State St.
Dress in costume for this family friendly Halloween Carnival at Perch & Play Saturday, October 24th. They’ll have carnival games and treats, raffle prizes, entertainment and of course a costume contest for kids of ALL ages! Please note that tickets are non-refundable and tickets are required for all attendees 1 or older (Including adults). Remember to bring socks as play areas are shoes off and socks on.