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Trinkets and Treasures Flea Market & Craft Sale

05/02/2015 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Ferndale High School Gym
5830 Golden Eagle Dr

The Trinkets and Treasures Flea Market & Craft Sale will feature a large garage sale, bake sale, flea market vendors, craft vendors and more. A fundraising event benefiting the FHS Marching Band & Color Guard’s uniform fund drive. The show is open to the public and admission is free!

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Downtown Bellingham Wine Walk

05/08/2015 - All Day at

This May, come to downtown Bellingham and enjoy a self-guided wine tasting tour!

How does a Wine Walk work?

Attendees will grab their maps and wristbands at the Downtown Visitors Center at 1306 Commercial St. and visit 10 participating venues, with each one hosting a different Washington winery. Sample endless wines, and at the end of the night return to the Visitors Center to purchase full bottles of your favorites!

Participating venues include:

The Bureau of Historical Investigation
Downtown Emporium
Garys’ Mens and Womens Wear
Greenhouse
Ideal – Carefully Curated Goods
Kids Northwest
LuLu wonderful things
Mi Shoes
Naked Clothing
Otion: The Soap Bar
Spruce

Tickets are $20/$25 day of, and go on sale April 3. They will be available online and at participating venues.

Cheers!

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Downtown Bellingham’s First Wine Walk

05/08/2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Downtown Bellingham
1310 Commercial St.

Best. Idea. Ever. The Downtown Bellingham Partnership is hosting a Wine Walk on May 8 in the downtown core. Similar to an Art Walk, attendees are on a self-guided tour of downtown, with different retailers hosting wineries. This is a ticketed event, with the cost of the ticket going towards samples from all of the wineries. At the end, attendees may purchase wine they sampled to take home.

Ten retailers will be hosting wineries: Greenhouse, Garys’, Otion Soap, The Bureau of Historical Investigation, Lulu–Wonderful Things, Naked Clothing, Spruce Stationary, Kids Northwest, Mi Shoes, and Downtown Emporium.

Tickets go on sale April 3, and will be available online and at participating venues. For more information, please visit www.downtownbellingham.com or the Partnership’s Facebook page, or email Events Manager Lindsey Payne at lindsey@downtownbellingham.com.

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Night of the Living Dead

05/08/2015 - 05/16/2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at McIntyre Hall
2501 East College Way

The Skagit Valley College Drama Department announces the Spring Quarter production, Night of the Living Dead directed by Drama Department chair, Damond Morris, in McIntyre Hall May 8th-16th.  Adapted for the stage from George Romero’s Classic Film, seven people are trapped in an isolated farmhouse, held hostage by flesh eating zombies. The play explores disaster and the sacrifices made in desperate situations. Due to scenes of graphic violence, this play is intended for mature audiences.

Showtimes: May 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 @ 7:30 pm; May 9, 16 @ 10 pm

Tickets: $15, Discount with SVC Student I.D.

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FREE Days at State Parks

05/10/2015 - 11/11/2015 - All Day at

Visit Washington state parks for free on specific days in 2015! The Discover Pass is not required to visit state parks on free days.

The 2015 State Parks free days are as follows:

January 1 – (Thursday) New Year’s Day and State Parks’ First Day Hikes Day
January 18 and 19 – (Sunday and Monday) Martin Luther King Jr. Day
March 19 – (Thursday) Washington State Parks’ 102nd birthday
April 4 – (Saturday) A springtime free Saturday
April 22 – (Wednesday) Earth Day
May 10 – (Sunday) A springtime free Sunday
June 6 – (Saturday) National Trails Day
June 13 – (Saturday) National Get Outdoors Day
August 25 – (Tuesday) National Park Service 99th birthday
September 26 – (Saturday) National Public Lands Day
November 11 – (Wednesday) Veterans Day

More information about the Discover Pass is at www.discoverpass.wa.gov. 

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Silver City Band Dance & Social

05/15/2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Lynden Community/ Senior Center
401 Grover St

Bring the whole family to the Lynden Community Center for the Silver City Band Dance and Social on May 15th. Enjoy appetizers and punch from 6:00 – 7:00 pm with background music by the band; dancing from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

The Silver City Band plays a wide variety of music over multiple eras  for your listening and dancing pleasure. All ages welcome! Tickets are $10.00, available at the door or call 354-4501. Proceeds benefit senior programs and services at the Lynden Community Center.

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WHS Bark & Wine Yappy Hour

05/15/2015 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Whatcom Humane Society
2172 Division Street

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WWU Relay for Life

05/16/2015 - 05/17/2015 - 12:00 am at Western Washington University
516 High Street

American Cancer Society Relay For Life campus events serve as a powerful way for you to raise awareness and funds in the fight against cancer, from helping people facing the disease in your community to ensuring cancer is a thing of the past for future generations. The Relay For Life movement features campus and community events that offer an opportunity to honor the cancer survivors in your life, promote how you can reduce your cancer risk, and raise money to help find a cure. Today, with the support of thousands of student volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won’t stop until we end cancer once and for all!

More info here.

Sign up here.

 

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Bay View Women’s Run & Walk

05/16/2015 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center
10441 Bayview Edison Road

The 33rd Annual Bay View Women’s Run & Walk is Saturday, May 16th. This year the 2 mile Run & Walk, 5K and 10K Runs will start from a new venue, the Padilla Bay Interpretive Center in Bay View, WA.

All are invited to run or walk to help address domestic violence, sexual assault and women’s health issues. The event is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Burlington, Skagit Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services and The Breast Care Center. Pre Register by May 1st to order a beautiful t-shirt and or sweatshirt with artwork by LouAnn Knutzen.

Brick & Toy Fair

05/16/2015 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm at Ferndale Events Center
5715 Barrett Road

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