Whatcom Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Whatcom County including Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden and beyond.

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Jul
17
Tue
WWU Women’s Softball Youth Camp @ Viking Field at WWU
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm

Open to all girls entering 2nd-8th grade
Cost: $125

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Northwest Rosé Winemaker Dinner @ Keenan's at the Pier
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm
Northwest Rosé Winemaker Dinner @ Keenan's at the Pier | Bellingham | Washington | United States

A four-course gourmet dinner paired with some of the region’s top Rosé wines will be presented at Keenan’s at the Pier, one of Bellingham’s finest restaurants located inside The Chrysalis Inn & Spa.

The Northwest Rosé Winemaker Dinner menu includes:

• Marinated Grilled Prawns with Summer Vegetable Noodles Primavera, paired with a 2016 Gilbert Cellars Rosé from the Yakima Valley.
• Dashi Broth, Clams, Mustard Greens, Kimchee, Quail Egg and Green Onions, accompanied by a 2017 Dynasty Cellars Rosé from the Walla Walla Valley.
• Big Eye Tuna Sashimi with Fresh Seasonal Slaw and Sweet Tamari, paired with a 2017 Elk Cove Pinot Noir Rosé from Oregon’s Willamette Valley.
• Chocolate Mousse with Fresh Berries and Almond Tuille, accompanied by a 2013 Dynasty Cellars Amabille.

The complete dinner is offered for $79 per person. Reservations are due July 6 by calling 650-270-8791.

“The Northwest Rosé Winemaker Dinner is for people who enjoy delicious food and some of the region’s best Rosé,” said Suresh Rao of DS Vintners, organizer of the event. It also is presented by Dynasty Cellars and Keenan’s at the Pier.

Diners are eligible for special overnight rates that evening starting at $199. The 45-room Chrysalis Inn & Spa (www.thechrysalisinn.com) unites the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest with warm sophisticated styling. Its hotel, full-service spa, and modern casual restaurant overlooking the calm waters of Bellingham Bay at 804 10th St. welcome guests for a contemporary boutique inn experience unlike any other. Call 360-392-5558 by June 22 for the special room rate.

For reservations or more information about the Northwest Rosé Winemaker Dinner, call 650-270-8791 or visit www.dsvintners.com.

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Jul
18
Wed
Wednesday Lunchtime Music @ Jansen Art Center
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunchtime Music  @ Jansen Art Center | Lynden | Washington | United States

Join us every Wednesday for Lunchtime Music in the Piano Lounge. Support local artists while enjoying a delicious lunch from the Firehall Cafe’s new menu.

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An Evening with Twin Sisters Creamery @ Twin Sisters Creamery
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An Evening with Twin Sisters Creamery @ Twin Sisters Creamery | Ferndale | Washington | United States

Enjoy an evening of wine and cheeses paired by a certified local cheese maker and learn the inside scoop on Unity Care NW’s new North Whatcom Health Center. Ten percent of any purchases this evening will support Unity Care NW.

Only 30 spots available!

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Jul
19
Thu
Blues, Brews & BBQs @ Hotel Bellwether - Lighthouse Grill
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blues, Brews & BBQs @ Hotel Bellwether - Lighthouse Grill | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Enjoy our summer event series with live music, delicious BBQ and local beers on our Waterfront Terrace every Thursday starting June 14 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Opening bands will play 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. and headliners 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The bar is open 4:30 to 9:15 p.m.

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Live Music in the Piano Lounge @ Jansen Art Center
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Live Music in the Piano Lounge  @ Jansen Art Center  | Lynden | Washington | United States

Join us every Thursday night for Live Music in the Piano Lounge from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Support local artists while enjoying something delicious from the Firehall Cafe’s new menu. Kulshan Brewing on tap along with a variety of wines and appetizers.

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Schooner Zodiac Ales N Sails Dinner Cruise @ Schooner Zodiac
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Schooner Zodiac Ales N Sails Dinner Cruise @ Schooner Zodiac | Bellingham | Washington | United States

The Schooner Zodiac is excited to continue our long tradition of welcoming local microbreweries aboard for beer tastings under sail. Each ‘Ales N’ Sails’ excursion we will host a local brewery to join us and conduct tastings of their favorite beers for our passengers. Our guests can mingle with brewery representatives and learn about the brewing process, the inspiration behind each recipe and the different styles of beer. The Zodiac’s cook will prepare a delicious and unique meal of galley fare meant to complement the beers.

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Jul
20
Fri
Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3 on 3 Tournament @ Razz Fest
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm
Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3 on 3 Tournament @ Razz Fest | Lynden | Washington | United States

The 20th Anniversary Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3 on 3 Tournament is held in conjunction with the Northwest Raspberry Festival which attracts thousands of people to town. Kindergarten through second grade youth will be entered into the Rookie Razz; Rookie Razz kids play all day on Friday only.

Grades 3-12 and adults play in the regular 3on3 Razz.

The 3on3 promotes sportsmanship as a crucial aspect of the tournament. All teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games. Divisions are based on gender, school grade, age, men’s competitive and men’s recreational. Four Players to one team only. All entry fees from the 3on3 go directly to the Lynden Chamber of Commerce, in supporting community events.

Come on downtown and play or cheer on your favorite basketball team! We look forward to seeing you! A special thanks to our many sponsors and volunteers ~ this event couldn’t happen without you!!

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Schooner Zodiac Salmon Dinner Sail @ Schooner Zodiac
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Schooner Zodiac Salmon Dinner Sail @ Schooner Zodiac | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Includes three-hours of sailing on Bellingham Bay and full dinner. Drinks are available for additional charge.

Combine your tastes for adventure and delicious food on a three-hour dinner sail on Bellingham Bay. Work up your appetite as you assist the crew in the raising of the largest mainsail on the west coast of the United States. After the sails are up, sit back and enjoy views of the beautiful coastline and enjoy an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage from the ship’s bar as you glide across the bay. Our professional chef will ring the galley bell and a northwest meal of locally caught salmon accompanied by a rotating mix of seasonal salads and side dishes will be served buffet style.

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Jul
21
Sat
Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3 on 3 Tournament @ Razz Fest
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am
Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3 on 3 Tournament @ Razz Fest | Lynden | Washington | United States

The 20th Anniversary Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3 on 3 Tournament is held in conjunction with the Northwest Raspberry Festival which attracts thousands of people to town. Kindergarten through second grade youth will be entered into the Rookie Razz; Rookie Razz kids play all day on Friday only.

Grades 3-12 and adults play in the regular 3on3 Razz.

The 3on3 promotes sportsmanship as a crucial aspect of the tournament. All teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games. Divisions are based on gender, school grade, age, men’s competitive and men’s recreational. Four Players to one team only. All entry fees from the 3on3 go directly to the Lynden Chamber of Commerce, in supporting community events.

Come on downtown and play or cheer on your favorite basketball team! We look forward to seeing you! A special thanks to our many sponsors and volunteers ~ this event couldn’t happen without you!!

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Downtown Market Walk @ Community Food Coop
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Downtown Market Walk @ Community Food Coop | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Stroll the streets for all the eats! Taste your way through Bellingham’s unique markets and specialty food shops and eat local, from local businesses. Samples and specials at each stop!

Play “market walk” bingo for the chance to win local food prizes! Buying local food from local businesses keeps dollars here in our community and supports the folks who have built Bellingham into the beautiful community we all love.

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Vintage Motorcycle/Car Show and Shine at BelleWood Acres @ BelleWood Acres
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Vintage Motorcycle/Car Show and Shine at BelleWood Acres @ BelleWood Acres | Lynden | Washington | United States

Show Proceeds Benefits Whatcom Humane Society. Free Admission to see the Exhibits! Enjoy lunch, cider or espresso at the Country Café.
Exhibitor setup at 10:00 a.m. $10 entry fee at the gate. Call 360-961-2346 for more information.

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Jul
22
Sun
Atwood Ales Farm Brewery Tour @ Atwood Ales Farm Brewery
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm
Atwood Ales Farm Brewery Tour @ Atwood Ales Farm Brewery

We are now offering tours of our farm and brewery once a month. You will get a look behind the scenes of our family owned and operated farm brewery. We will walk you through the brewery and around the farm talking to you about why we chose to do things the way we do, all the while with a glass of our award winning beer in your hand. You will also have the opportunity to purchase bottles to go at the end of the tour. Please visit our website to sign up for the tour and to get directions to the brewery. We ask that you please give us 24 hrs notice if you need to cancel so that we can fill the spot with another interested party.

Everyone HAS to sign up through our website and each time slot is allotted for 20 people.

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Jul
23
Mon
Pickford Film Center’s 20th Anniversary: “Shaolin Soccer” @ Pickford Film Center
Jul 23 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Pickford Film Center's 20th Anniversary: "Shaolin Soccer" @ Pickford Film Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Join us in celebrating 20 years of Pickford Film Center with one-night only screenings of 20 of our most popular films! Tickets are only $3.

“Get ready to kick some grass!” Stephen Chow’s action-packed comedy “Shaolin Soccer” follows a young Shaolin follower as he reunites with his brethren to form a soccer team, that packs a serious punch! This family-friendly film is the perfect sporty-summer screening.

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Jul
24
Tue
WWU Men’s Soccer High School Camp @ Harrington Field at WWU
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm

Ages 9th grade through 12th grade boys ONLY
Cost: $450 residential, $425 commuter

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Jul
25
Wed
Wednesday Lunchtime Music @ Jansen Art Center
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunchtime Music  @ Jansen Art Center | Lynden | Washington | United States

Join us every Wednesday for Lunchtime Music in the Piano Lounge. Support local artists while enjoying a delicious lunch from the Firehall Cafe’s new menu.

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Jul
26
Thu
Blues, Brews & BBQs @ Hotel Bellwether - Lighthouse Grill
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blues, Brews & BBQs @ Hotel Bellwether - Lighthouse Grill | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Enjoy our summer event series with live music, delicious BBQ and local beers on our Waterfront Terrace every Thursday starting June 14 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Opening bands will play 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. and headliners 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The bar is open 4:30 to 9:15 p.m.

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Live Music in the Piano Lounge @ Jansen Art Center
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Live Music in the Piano Lounge  @ Jansen Art Center  | Lynden | Washington | United States

Join us every Thursday night for Live Music in the Piano Lounge from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Support local artists while enjoying something delicious from the Firehall Cafe’s new menu. Kulshan Brewing on tap along with a variety of wines and appetizers.

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Jul
27
Fri
Birchwood International Market @ Albertsons Parking Lot
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Birchwood International Market @ Albertsons Parking Lot | Bellingham | Washington | United States

The last Friday of the month, June – September, the Birchwood International Market will be poppin!

This large open air market will celebrating the rich cultural diversity of Birchwood, Bellingham and the Pacific Northwest. Bring the family or a friend to the commercial heart of the Birchwood neighborhood and shop local vendors, eat and play. Featuring cultural performances, music and art. Help celebrate the rich cultural diversity of Birchwood and come to build commUNITY!

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Schooner Zodiac Salmon Dinner Sail @ Schooner Zodiac
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Schooner Zodiac Salmon Dinner Sail @ Schooner Zodiac | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Includes three-hours of sailing on Bellingham Bay and full dinner. Drinks are available for additional charge.

Combine your tastes for adventure and delicious food on a three-hour dinner sail on Bellingham Bay. Work up your appetite as you assist the crew in the raising of the largest mainsail on the west coast of the United States. After the sails are up, sit back and enjoy views of the beautiful coastline and enjoy an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage from the ship’s bar as you glide across the bay. Our professional chef will ring the galley bell and a northwest meal of locally caught salmon accompanied by a rotating mix of seasonal salads and side dishes will be served buffet style.

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Jul
28
Sat
Fairhaven Steampunk Festival @ Fairhaven Village Green
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fairhaven Steampunk Festival @ Fairhaven Village Green  | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Don the goggles, grab your gadgets and garb, and schedule Saturday July 28th, 2018 to attend the free 7th annual Fairhaven Steampunk Festival and The Fantastical Mr. Flip’s Carnival of Wonders & Curiosities on the Fairhaven Village Green in Bellingham, WA. Experience the spectacular showcase of Steampunk music, art, jewelry and literature, celebrating the imagination of Victorian style with a modern technology twist!

Create your most courageous, creative and outrageous costume for the contest and win big prizes, donated by the merchants of Fairhaven and other local businesses. Dozens of vendors will offer fashion, food and fantasy wares for sale.

Live music on stage will add to the amusement of festival guests, including the iconic Steampunk band, Rogues’ End. Visit http://bellinghamsteampunk.org/ for update information on bands, vendors refreshments and more!

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Jul
29
Sun
WWU Men’s Basketball Individual Camp @ Carver Gym at WWU
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm

High school boys only
Cost: $230-$340 depending on commuter/ overnight camper

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