Northwest Tadem Rally

07/02/2015 - 07/06/2015 - All Day at

The Mount Baker Bicycle Club (MBBC) and the Northwest Tandem Rally (NWTR) announce Tandem Diversity NWTR 2015 July 2-6th in Bellingham. This five-day rally, which will include supported bicycle rides, banquet, vendor fair, and multiple special events, is expected to bring 700-1000 bicyclists to Whatcom County.

Tandem rallies are not just for “bicycles built for two.” There will be triple bikes, quads and even quint-seated bikes. Single bikes (which tandemers call “half bikes”) are also encouraged to participate.

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Bellingham Festival of Music

07/03/2015 - 07/19/2015 - All Day at

The Bellingham Festival of Music is one of America’s premier virtuoso orchestra festivals. Each summer the Festival returns to Bellingham to perform a repertoire of the finest symphonic music. Members of the orchestra all hold artistically prestigious positions elsewhere, and many of them are principal players in major North American symphony orchestras. The Festival also features world famous guest artists and young rising stars. Fpr a full schedule of performances, click HERE.

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Art Walk in Bellingham

07/03/2015 - 12/04/2015 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Downtown Bellingham
1300 Bay Street

The first Friday of every month, the Downtown Bellingham Partnership invites you to explore the diversity of art venues in downtown Bellingham. Talented artists, unique galleries, delicious restaurants await attendees of the monthly Art Walks in downtown Bellingham. Art Walk maps and lists of venues will be available at the participating venues!.

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Drayton Harbor Music Festival

07/06/2015 - 07/11/2015 - All Day at

The Drayton Harbor Music Festival, aka the Blaine Jazz Festival, is six exciting days of rehearsals, combos, improv, composition, and other great classes for teens with an internationally recognized faculty culminating in a jazz concert featuring student big bands, combos and vocal groups PLUS multiple performances by visiting jazz artists. Sponsored by the Pacific Arts Association, an all volunteer organization, that produces annual series of concerts by professional artists throughout the year in Blaine at the Blaine School Performing Arts Center.


Whatcom Museum History Cruise

07/09/2015 - 08/27/2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Squalicum Harbor
722 Coho Way

The Whatcom Museum’s popular History Sunset Cruise sails into its 32nd year. Guests travel aboard the 110-foot Puget Sound tour boat Island Caper, which leaves from Squalicum Harbor near downtown Bellingham, and take a tour of Bellingham Bay. Local historian Brian Griffin is the tour guide. Guests can bring their picnic dinners. Beer and wine available for purchase on the boat. July 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27; 5:30-8:30pm

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Downtown Bellingham Sidewalk Sale

07/10/2015 - 07/12/2015 - All Day at Downtown Bellingham
1300 Bay Street

The Downtown Bellingham Partnership is hosting its annual shopping event, the Downtown Sidewalk Sale, July 10th-12th. Participating shops use their adjacent sidewalks to showcase special deals on merchandise. Find great deals at some of your favorite downtown Bellingham shops!

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Everson Nooksack Summer Festival

07/10/2015 - 07/12/2015 - All Day at

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10th Annual Bluegrass Bash

07/11/2015 - 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Windy Acres Farm
721 Van Wyck Road



Northwest Raspberry Festival

07/17/2015 - 07/18/2015 - All Day at

July 17th-18th plan to ‘razz it up’ as Lynden hosts the Northwest Raspberry Festival, filled with delicious family-friendly fun!  Enjoy fresh raspberry sundaes on locally-produced ice cream, listen to live music, and shop downtown Lynden.  The Festival features lots of kids activities including inflatable games, face painting, a Rookies 3-on-3 basketball tournament, and Very Berry Storytime at the Lynden Library. Other Festival events include the Annual Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament and the Raspberry pancake breakfast at the Lynden Community Center, followed by a 5K fun run/walk, Razz & Shine car show, and wine tasting at Samson Estates located on a working raspberry farm.


32nd Annual Birch Bay Sandcastle Contest

07/18/2015 - 07/19/2015 - All Day at Birch Bay
Birch Bay Drive

Spectators will find participants using sand, water and any other natural materials found at the beach to construct their castles and sculptures at the 32nd Annual Birch Bay Sandcastle Contest. This event is open to individuals, teams, schools, families…everyone! It always proves to be a fun day on the beach! Come on out and let your imagination run wild!

Judging & prizes in the following categories:
1. Individual
2. Family/Groups
3. Business
4. Youth 12 and under
5. High School Cash for College Division
6. Masters Category

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