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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Apr
25
Wed
FAME – Female Artists for Music Enrichment @ Lairmont Manor
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
FAME - Female Artists for Music Enrichment @ Lairmont Manor | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Allegra Women’s Ensemble and Whatcom Sound Jazz Singers collaborate once again to provide exceptional music for our benefit at the historic Lairmont Manor. Our special evening will be opened by Hadassah McGill and Conner Helms with song and piano. We’re pleased Andrea Rackl returns to delight us on solo piano, and a special guest Sage Romey will be sharing her beautiful jazz scat singing. Allegra is directed by Dr. Timothy Black and WSJS is directed by Michael-Paul Gurulé. Come to this elegant event. Be inspired by the music, enjoy hors d’ oeuvres with a complementary glass of wine and feel at home in the company of others while supporting two great singing ensembles.
All funds from this benefit will go to Allegra Women’s Ensemble and Whatcom Sound Jazz Singers organizational scholarship, music and general operation.

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Apr
27
Fri
Bellingham Senior Activity Center Plant Sale @ Bellingham Senior Activity Center
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for The Bellingham Senior Activity Center’s annual plant sale on Friday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Purchase beautiful selections from local nurseries, house plants, garden decor and tools, and home grown plants from BSAC gardeners. We will gladly accept donations on April 25 and April 26.

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Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library | Everson | Washington | United States

Browse a wide selection of great reads at the Friends of the Deming Library spring book sale. Hundreds of titles to choose from. Stock your bookshelves and support the Friends of the Deming Library. Pick up some yummy treats from community bakers while supplies last. Open during the week for self-service during library hours.

 

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County Gala & Auction @ Event Center at the Silver Reef
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm
Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County Gala & Auction @ Event Center at the Silver Reef | Ferndale | Washington | United States

Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County for our most elegant event of the year. This black-tie affair features a surf and turf dinner, live and silent auctions, and impact stories from our supporters, staff and club kids. All proceeds directly benefit our four Whatcom County Clubhouses.

$150 per person before April 1. $160 after April 1.

This event is 21+

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Apr
28
Sat
Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library | Everson | Washington | United States

Browse a wide selection of great reads at the Friends of the Deming Library spring book sale. Hundreds of titles to choose from. Stock your bookshelves and support the Friends of the Deming Library. Pick up some yummy treats from community bakers while supplies last. Open during the week for self-service during library hours.

 

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April Brews Day @ Depot Market Square
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
April Brews Day @ Depot Market Square | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Bellingham’s 17th annual April Brews Day will bring 73 craft breweries, 10 food trucks, live local music and thousands of people together to celebrate beer and raise funds for Max Higbee Center!

Tickets go on sale April 2 at 6:00 a.m.

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May
4
Fri
Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library | Everson | Washington | United States

Browse a wide selection of great reads at the Friends of the Deming Library spring book sale. Hundreds of titles to choose from. Stock your bookshelves and support the Friends of the Deming Library. Pick up some yummy treats from community bakers while supplies last. Open during the week for self-service during library hours.

 

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Spring Plant Sale @ WCLS Deming Library
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Plant Sale @ WCLS Deming Library | Everson | Washington | United States

Friends of the Deming Library host their annual spring Plant Sale. Beautiful plants for your garden or flower beds at great prices. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Deming Library.

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2018 Trivia Bee & Silent Auction! @ Bellingham Technical College's Settlemyer Hall
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:15 pm
2018 Trivia Bee & Silent Auction! @ Bellingham Technical College's Settlemyer Hall | Bellingham | Washington | United States

The Whatcom Literacy Council’s annual Trivia Bee & Silent Auction will take place on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at BTC’s Settlemyer Hall. Join co-hosts Scotty VanDryver of KAFE Radio and Jeopardy! star Ken Jennings and match wits with other members of the community. Pizza, cookies and coffee will be available, as well as a cash bar with beer and wine. Our silent auction will feature an eclectic array of cool items under $200. Come join the fun! Bring your friends! For more information please email us at events@whatcomliteracy.org.

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Whatcom Literacy Council’s Annual Trivia Bee & Silent Auction @ Bellingham Technical College’s Settlemyer Hall in Campus Center
May 4 @ 6:00 pm
Whatcom Literacy Council’s Annual Trivia Bee & Silent Auction @ Bellingham Technical College’s Settlemyer Hall in Campus Center

Join co-hosts Scotty VanDryver of KAFE Radio and Jeopardy! star Ken Jennings and match wits with other members of the community. Thirty two teams, sponsored by local businesses, will compete against each other in four qualifying rounds leading up to the final round with eight teams. The winner will go home with the traveling “Totten Trophy.”  There is also an award for the best “cheer” section of the audience.

The evening begins with a silent auction at 6:00 p.m., with items donated by local businesses, and the Trivia Bee competition starts promptly at 7:00 p.m. This year there will be a cash bar with beer and wine, as well as cookies, coffee and slices of Rudy’s pizza available for donation. Miss Whatcom County will be there selling raffle tickets.

All proceeds go to support the Whatcom Literacy Council’s free literacy programs for adults here in Whatcom County.

Teams of three may register by emailing events@whatcomliteracy.org ($750 for a Corporate Team, $375 for a Self-Sponsored team.) “Cheer” tickets cost $15 per person, $5 for children under 12 and will be available at Village Books or at the door.

Major sponsors of the 2018 Trivia Bee include BP Cherry Point RefineryKaiser PermanenteMt Baker Roofing and WECU. Media sponsors include The Bellingham Herald and KAFE radio.

For more information regarding the 22nd Annual Trivia Bee & Silent Auction or to learn more about other ways you can promote literacy call the Whatcom Literacy Council at  752-8678 or visit www.whatcomliteracy.org.

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May
5
Sat
Friends of the Ferndale Library Annual Book and Plant Sale @ WCLS Ferndale Library
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friends of the Ferndale Library Annual Book and Plant Sale @ WCLS Ferndale Library | Ferndale | Washington | United States

Book sale also features locally-grown and donated plants of all types, yard art and outside décor. Located both inside and outside the Ferndale Library, you’ll find books for adults and children, fiction and non-fiction, hardbacks and softbound. The sale also features locally grown and donated plants of all types including outdoor shrubs and flowers, house plants, berry plants, hanging baskets, as well as some yard art and outside décor bric-a-brac. Get stocked up on summer reading and yard beautification all in one stop while also supporting Ferndale Library children’s and adult reading programs.

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Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Book and Bake Sale @ WCLS Deming Library | Everson | Washington | United States

Browse a wide selection of great reads at the Friends of the Deming Library spring book sale. Hundreds of titles to choose from. Stock your bookshelves and support the Friends of the Deming Library. Pick up some yummy treats from community bakers while supplies last. Open during the week for self-service during library hours.

 

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May
6
Sun
Growing Veterans Organic Plant Sale @ BelleWood Acres
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Growing Veterans Organic Plant Sale @ BelleWood Acres | Lynden | Washington | United States

Bellewood Acres is partnering with Growing Veterans to provide the community with a great selection of organic vegetable plants.
Proceeds help fund the Growing Veterans dirt therapy program.

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May
12
Sat
Stories of the Great Outdoors Benefit Dinner @ Bellingham Technical College, Settlemyer Hall
May 12 @ 5:00 pm

We hope you’ll join us on Saturday, May 12 for the Stories from the Great Outdoors Benefit Dinner supporting Whatcom Land Trust. Celebrate and support work to conserve our magnificent lands with wonderful food, great friends and a beautiful evening at Settlemyer Hall, Bellingham Technical College.

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May
18
Fri
Rockin’ for The RE Store @ Boundary Bay Brewery
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come on down to Boundary Bay on May 18 from 5:30-10:00 p.m. for Rockin’ for The RE Store, a benefit concert, raffle and auction to support The RE Store’s efforts to combat joblessness in Whatcom County. The event includes live music, an informal auction with incredible items donated by generous local businesses and a raffle of big prizes!

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May
19
Sat
Cascade Cuts Plant Sale @ Cascade Cuts Nursery
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cascade Cuts Plant Sale @ Cascade Cuts Nursery  | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Get your garden going, reinvigorate your yard and spruce up your front porch with an amazing array of flowers and plants – and all for a good cause! Peruse the 12 huge greenhouses packed with perennials, annuals and colorful ornamentals.

Discover new culinary and medicinal herbs, delight in dozens of varieties of lavender, basil and more. It’s a treasure trove for budding landscapers, with an endless array of flowers and landscaping plants to choose from including outrageous hanging baskets, in dozens of varieties and colors.

Vegetable starts will also be available, donated by Joe’s Garden, be sure to get there early to find your favorite tomato variety.

The Cascade Cuts Plant Sale is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Sustainable Connections’ Food & Farming Program. All proceeds go to support Sustainable Connections local food and farmer initiatives.

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North Fork Friends Book, Bake and Plant Sale @ WCLS North Fork Library
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
North Fork Friends Book, Bake and Plant Sale @ WCLS North Fork Library | Maple Falls | Washington | United States

Find great prices and a large selection of used books, baked goods and plants for your garden and home at this annual spring sale! All proceeds go toward programs and maintenance of the North Fork Community Library.

 

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May
20
Sun
North Fork Friends Book, Bake and Plant Sale @ WCLS North Fork Library
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
North Fork Friends Book, Bake and Plant Sale @ WCLS North Fork Library | Maple Falls | Washington | United States

Find great prices and a large selection of used books, baked goods and plants for your garden and home at this annual spring sale! All proceeds go toward programs and maintenance of the North Fork Community Library.

 

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WWU Women’s Soccer Spring ID Camp @ Harrington Field at WWU
May 20 @ 12:00 pm

High school and college age girls interested in playing collegiate soccer
Cost: $135

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May
25
Fri
Friends of the Everson Library Ski to Sea Book Sale @ WCLS Everson Library
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friends of the Everson Library Ski to Sea Book Sale @ WCLS Everson Library | Mattydale | New York | United States

Wide selection of books for all ages. Bring your Friends of the Everson Library tote anytime and fill it for $5. Don’t have one? Buy a Friends of the Everson Library tote and fill it for $10 (while supplies last.) Hosted by the Friends of the Everson Library to support library programs and services. Behind Peoples Bank across from the Everson Library.

 

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May
26
Sat
Friends of the Everson Library Ski to Sea Book Sale @ WCLS Everson Library
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friends of the Everson Library Ski to Sea Book Sale @ WCLS Everson Library | Mattydale | New York | United States

Wide selection of books for all ages. Bring your Friends of the Everson Library tote anytime and fill it for $5. Don’t have one? Buy a Friends of the Everson Library tote and fill it for $10 (while supplies last.) Hosted by the Friends of the Everson Library to support library programs and services. Behind Peoples Bank across from the Everson Library.

 

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Jun
2
Sat
3rd Annual Hamster Crawl @ Downtown Bellingham
Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
3rd Annual Hamster Crawl @ Downtown Bellingham

Cascade Connections has partnered with Haggen Food & Pharmacy and KISM 92.9 to bring you The Third Annual Hamster Crawl! The Hamster Crawl is a walking tour of eateries, bars and breweries in downtown Bellingham, Washington. During the Crawl, participating businesses will offer food and drink specials to individuals wearing our signature T-shirts or lanyards. We look forward to seeing you there! Proceeds of the event benefit Cascade Connections – a non-profit organization that has been providing quality services to people with disabilities in Whatcom county for over 37 years.

Starting location and the route sponsors to be announced…soon! The final stop of the event will be at The Underground where guests will have the opportunity to win a variety of great prize packs!

Tickets are on sale now for The Third Annual Hamster Crawl! Tickets are $15 until March 10, then go up to $20 through April 30, and then will be $25. Ticket includes a t-shit and lanyard.

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