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Lynden Lighted Christmas Parade

12/06/2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at

Lynden’s beloved annual Lighted Christmas Parade will begin at 6:00pm on December 6th. 8,000-10,000 visitors each year are treated to holiday carolers and a dazzling display of festively lighted trucks, cars, floats, wagons, farm equipment, and more! The 24th annual procession begins at Fairway Center and travels along Front Street throughout downtown Lynden.

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The Coats Holiday Concert

12/06/2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Bellingham High School Theatre
2020 Cornwall Ave

National touring artists and the Pacific Northwest’s premier a cappella group, The Coats, are returning to Bellingham High School (BHS) with their thoroughly entertaining holiday concert. Known for tightly arranged interactive performances, The Coats’ seamless blend of music and comedy moves audiences to outbursts of laughter as well as joyful tears. The Coats are also known for their generous commitment to music programs at regional high schools and colleges. Their upcoming concert will again be a major fundraiser for the BHS choir program. BHS Showstoppers, SHS Chamber Choir and SqHS Storm Singers will open the concert with short performances. General seating tickets ($15 through November 25, $20 thereafter) are available at the Bellingham High School ASB office, Village Books and the Food Co-op at Cordata. Tickets will also be available at the door (open at 7 pm) but advanced purchase is highly recommended for this very popular event.


Community Breakfast at Rome Grange

12/07/2014 - 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


Cash for Cans fundraiser

12/08/2014 - 12/14/2014 - All Day at Mt. Baker Lanes
1788 Labounty Dr

Cash for Cans is a fundraiser for the Ferndale Food Bank. It’s a bowling event at Mt. Baker Lanes in Ferndale from December 8 throught December 14.

Tickets are $10 and on sale.

If you give 25lbs. or more you get two free games with shoes! The need is great… The Ferndale Food Bank serves 230+ households per month.

Open your hearts and your wallets to the needy on the other side of the door!

For more info: 360.927.8171 or

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Fairhaven Family Movie

12/12/2014 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Fairhaven Library
1117 12th St.

All ages are welcome to enjoy a movie with the whole family the 2nd Friday of each month! Catch the Fairhaven Family Movie in the Fireplace Room at the Fairhaven Library

Questions, or to find out the next movie title? Phone 360-778-7200.


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Bellingham Jingle Bell Run/Walk

12/13/2014 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Bellingham High School
2020 Cornwall Ave

The Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is Saturday, December 13 at the Bellingham High School. Festivities begin at 8:00 am. The event offers a 1K Kids Fun Run with the Elves at 8:30am and 5K Fun Run/Walk with Dog Trot at 9:00 am.  More than 4,000 people are expected to take part in the event this year. In 2013, the event finished second place in over 100 Jingle Bell Run/Walks nationwide. The annual run brings the community together to raise funds to fight and cure arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability.


‘Lila & the Dandelion’ Book Release Party

12/18/2014 - 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm at Dorothy Haggen Building
2211 Rimland Dr

On December 18th from 4-6:30pm attend a party and book signing for release of “Lila and the Dandelion”, a children’s picture book written by local author, Sheryl Hershey, and illustrated by local artist, Michael James Marshall.

Lila is a happy little girl who listens with her heart and speaks with her hands. Lila is deaf, but that doesn’t stop her from helping a sad little dandelion who just wants to be a flower. Lila teaches Dandelion why the world is a better place just because he’s in it. This is a wonderful book for young children, teaching them that they don’t have to be perfect to be important in this world.

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