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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Lynden Toddler Storytime 9:30 am
Lynden Toddler Storytime @ WCLS Lynden Library
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am
Lynden Toddler Storytime @ WCLS Lynden Library | Lynden | Washington | United States
For ages 1-3, 20 minutes. Features concept books, simple stories and opportunities for movement and interactive participation. Meets twice each Thursday at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.  
Dance for PD and Other Movement and Neurological Disorders 10:00 am
Dance for PD and Other Movement and Neurological Disorders @ Ballet Bellingham
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am
Dance for PD and Other Movement and Neurological Disorders @ Ballet Bellingham | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Dance for people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement and neurological disorders. FREE – supported by PeaceHealth. No registration necessary. Just show up! Taught by Pam Kuntz (artistic director of Kuntz and Company and WWU[...]
Preschool Storytime 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
  For ages 3 – 5 with an adult Two session: 10:15 – 10:45 and 11:00 – 11:30 am
Ferndale Storytime 10:30 am
Ferndale Storytime @ WCLS Ferndale Library
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ferndale Storytime @ WCLS Ferndale Library | Ferndale | Washington | United States
For ages 2-6, 30 minutes. An open program that includes stories, rhymes and songs with opportunities for movement and interactive participation. Meets weekly.  
Time for Tales 2:00 pm
Time for Tales @ Bellingham Public Library
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Join us for engaging stories, songs and a fun craft!
PreK Combo Dance Class 3:00 pm
PreK Combo Dance Class @ ABCDance
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
PreK Combo Dance Class @ ABCDance | Bellingham | Washington | United States
PreK Combo Class is a weekly class for students age 3-4. Class is designed to give your young dancer a head start in the discipline of dance. PreK Combo class is split in to two[...]
Black Friday Early Access Kickoff Event 5:00 pm
Black Friday Early Access Kickoff Event @ DeWaard & Bode
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Black Friday Early Access Kickoff Event @ DeWaard & Bode | Bellingham | Washington | United States
We are excited to announce our first annual Black Friday Early Access Kickoff Event! Join us at this free, all ages event for a fun evening with gourmet food from professional chefs, local craft beer[...]
Live Music in the Piano Lounge 5:00 pm
Live Music in the Piano Lounge @ Jansen Art Center
Nov 1 @ 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[...]
Tools for Tough Conversations: Find Common Ground in Times of Difference 5:15 pm
Tools for Tough Conversations: Find Common Ground in Times of Difference @ Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Nov 1 @ 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm
A training series for past participants of conflict training programs, Tools for Tough Conversations provides practical tips on applying conflict de-escalation and communication skills at home, work or in the community. Each supportive learning session[...]
Village Books Writes: Poetry Writing Group 5:30 pm
Village Books Writes: Poetry Writing Group @ Village Books
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Are you a writer in search of a writing group? Village Books is hosting a poetry writing group on the mezzanine level of the store near the poetry section and Book Fare Café. Come meet[...]
Live at the Piano Lounge: Paul Klein 6:00 pm
Live at the Piano Lounge: Paul Klein @ Jansen Art Center
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday nights, the J invites you to enjoy free live music in the piano lounge from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Firehall Cafe at the J offers their full menu of food and beverages[...]
WWU Men’s Soccer vs. Simon Fraser 7:00 pm
WWU Men’s Soccer vs. Simon Fraser @ Harrington Field
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm
WWU Men’s Soccer vs. Simon Fraser @ Harrington Field | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Cheer on WWU! General Admission: Adult – $8  | Western Student/Faculty/Staff/Senior 60+ – $5
WWU Volleyball vs. Western Oregon 7:00 pm
WWU Volleyball vs. Western Oregon @ WECU Court at Carver Gym
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm
WWU Volleyball vs. Western Oregon @ WECU Court at Carver Gym | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Cheer on WWU! General Admission: Adult – $10  | Western Student/Faculty/Staff/Senior 60+ – $5
WWU Women’s Volleyball VS Western Oregon 7:00 pm
WWU Women’s Volleyball VS Western Oregon @ Western Washington University - WECU Court at Carver Gym
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm
WWU Women's Volleyball VS Western Oregon @ Western Washington University - WECU Court at Carver Gym | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Cheer on WWU! Prices: General Admission: Adult- $8 Western Student/Faculty/Staff/Senior 60+ – $5
Open Mic Night with Jesse 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night with Jesse @ Boscoe's
Nov 1 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night with Jesse every Thursday. Come sing, tell jokes, read poetry, whatever you desire!!
Bellingham Idol 9:00 pm
Bellingham Idol @ Rumors Caberet
Nov 1 @ 9:00 pm
Bellingham Idol @ Rumors Caberet | Bellingham | Washington | United States
11-week karaoke competition where the winner receives $1,000. 21 & up
Stand Up Comedy 9:00 pm
Stand Up Comedy @ The Upfront Theatre
Nov 1 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Stand Up Comedy @ The Upfront Theatre | Bellingham | Washington | United States
New and experienced comedians take turns making you laugh in this once a month comedy event. This is a monthly event, always on the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 p.m. Interested in performing?[...]
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Sarah’s What Knots Fall/Winter Bazaar 8:00 am
Sarah’s What Knots Fall/Winter Bazaar @ Sarah's what Knots
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am
Handmade decor and gifts! Perfect place to find an unique gift for a friend, teacher, gift exchange, etc! Come check it out!
31st Annual Ten Thousand Villages Crafts of the World Sale 9:00 am
31st Annual Ten Thousand Villages Crafts of the World Sale @ Good News Fellowship
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am
31st Annual Ten Thousand Villages Crafts of the World Sale @ Good News Fellowship  | Ferndale | Washington | United States
Come escape the ordinary and shop the extraordinary with handmade home decor, gifts, baskets, textiles, jewelry, toys, coffee, baked goods and more! And because it’s all fair-trade, your purchase makes a difference in the lives[...]
Lynden Baby Storytime 9:30 am
Lynden Baby Storytime @ WCLS Lynden Library
Nov 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Lynden Baby Storytime @ WCLS Lynden Library | Lynden | Washington | United States
For ages 0-18 months, 60 minutes. A time to wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes and activities that plant the seeds for a love of stories. Playtime included. Older[...]
Ferndale Stories & Play 10:30 am
Ferndale Stories & Play @ WCLS Ferndale Library
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ferndale Stories & Play @ WCLS Ferndale Library | Ferndale | Washington | United States
For ages 3-5, 60 minutes. Begins with 30 minutes of storytime featuring stories, rhymes and songs that engage preschool children’s developing attention spans and understandings, followed by 30 minutes of open early learning play with[...]
South Whatcom Stories & Play 10:30 am
South Whatcom Stories & Play @ WCLS South Whatcom Library
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
South Whatcom Stories & Play @ WCLS South Whatcom Library | Bellingham | Washington | United States
For ages 3-5, 60 minutes. Begins with 30 minutes of storytime featuring stories, rhymes and songs that engage preschool children’s developing attention spans and understandings, followed by 30 minutes of open early learning play with[...]
Tangled Tinsel Vintage Christmas 5:00 pm
Tangled Tinsel Vintage Christmas @ Ferndale Event Center
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm
Tangled Tinsel Vintage Christmas @ Ferndale Event Center | Ferndale | Washington | United States
2nd annual Tangled Tinsel Vintage Christmas will be held Friday 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us as we kick off the holiday season with shopping wonderful booths of[...]
The Art of Millinery 5:30 pm
The Art of Millinery @ Social Fabric
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm
The Art of Millinery @ Social Fabric | Bellingham | Washington | United States
A month long showing by some of the finest makers of hand made hats in the NW. Designers include Wayne Wichern, Deb Waters, Daria Wheatley, Izzie Lewis, Michale Crooks, Laura Clampitt, Belle McClusky, Shannon Stabbert[...]
Come & Drum! A Weekly Drumming Circle 5:55 pm
Come & Drum! A Weekly Drumming Circle @ Center for Mindful Use
Nov 2 @ 5:55 pm
Come & Drum! A Weekly Drumming Circle @ Center for Mindful Use | Bellingham | Massachusetts | United States
Every Friday, we gather in the Forum de Freedom at CMU at 5:55 p.m. for some good ole’ community time and a two-hour Drum Circle. Some drums will be provided, but if you have your[...]
Downtown Art Walk 6:00 pm
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bellingham
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bellingham
Art Walk exhibits the high quality of artists and remarkable variety of venues present in downtown Bellingham on the First Friday of every month.
An Evening of Broadway 7:00 pm
An Evening of Broadway @ Unity Center
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm
An Evening of Broadway @ Unity Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Harmony Musical Productions proudly announces their debut event, “An Evening of Broadway,” starring Cat Christ, Erin O’Reilly and Beth Anne El Fattal “An Evening of Broadway” is a unique three-female vocalist staged collection of 30[...]
The Female Persuasion by Judith Owens-Lancaster 7:00 pm
The Female Persuasion by Judith Owens-Lancaster @ The Sylvia Center for the Arts
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm
The Female Persuasion by Judith Owens-Lancaster @ The Sylvia Center for the Arts | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Dragon Tales Productions Brings World Premiere to Bellingham: “The Female Persuasion” by Judith Owens-Lancaster. A celebration of the ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness of women when the chips are down, “The Female Persuasion” is the latest[...]
BRD presents: Frequency 7:30 pm
BRD presents: Frequency @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
BRD presents: Frequency @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) presents “Frequency,” an evening of contemporary dance on October 26-27 and November 2-3 at the Firehouse Arts and Events Center. “Frequency” represents the rate at which dance evolves over time through[...]
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Sarah’s What Knots Fall/Winter Bazaar 8:00 am
Sarah’s What Knots Fall/Winter Bazaar @ Sarah's what Knots
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am
Handmade decor and gifts! Perfect place to find an unique gift for a friend, teacher, gift exchange, etc! Come check it out!
Knights Chess Tournament 8:30 am
Knights Chess Tournament @ St. Paul's Academy (Markell Hall)
Nov 3 @ 8:30 am
Knights Chess Tournament @ St. Paul's Academy (Markell Hall) | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Mark your calendar! Chess players from K-8 are invited to participate in St. Paul’s Academy’s state qualifying tournament on November 3, 2018 (open to the public). The action will begin at St. Paul’s Academy (1509[...]
31st Annual Ten Thousand Villages Crafts of the World Sale 9:00 am
31st Annual Ten Thousand Villages Crafts of the World Sale @ Good News Fellowship
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am
31st Annual Ten Thousand Villages Crafts of the World Sale @ Good News Fellowship  | Ferndale | Washington | United States
Come escape the ordinary and shop the extraordinary with handmade home decor, gifts, baskets, textiles, jewelry, toys, coffee, baked goods and more! And because it’s all fair-trade, your purchase makes a difference in the lives[...]
NSEA Community Work Party at Squalicum Creek 9:00 am
NSEA Community Work Party at Squalicum Creek @ Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
NSEA Community Work Party at Squalicum Creek @ Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Plant native trees to restore salmon habitat with NSEA along Squalicum Creek. Parking and a shuttle to the site are available at NSEA’s Campus (3057 E Bakerview Rd.). Look for the blue NSEA tents! We’ll[...]
WeSNiP Meowy Christmas Fundraiser 9:00 am
WeSNiP Meowy Christmas Fundraiser @ Cordata Place
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am
WeSNiP Meowy Christmas Fundraiser @ Cordata Place | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Let WeSNiP be the first to wish you “Meowy Christmas!” at our holiday sale next weekend! The dates are: Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4 – 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. both days. Find fun[...]
2nd Annual Kids Math and Science Expo 10:00 am
2nd Annual Kids Math and Science Expo @ Haggen Expo Building, Northwest Washington Fairgrounds
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This county-wide event is free and includes activities and information to inspire children in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Exhibitors design their booths for children from Kindergarten through sixth grade. Among the[...]
Children’s House International and LuLaRoe Multi Consultant Pop-Up Event 10:00 am
Children’s House International and LuLaRoe Multi Consultant Pop-Up Event @ Unity Spiritual Center
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grab your girlfriends, find new styles and help fund-raise for Children’s House International! Each consultant will donate a portion of the days proceeds to CHI to help bring the children home! Other Vendors also participating!
Computer Science Club 10:00 am
Computer Science Club @ Western Washington University
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am
Computer Science Club @ Western Washington University | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Discover the FUN-damentals of technology in a creative, student-driven and social club environment. Students will develop digital literacy skills and experience being on a college campus as they explore hands-on learning in specialized computer labs[...]
Nooksack Valley Heritage Display Cabinet: The Martin Family Suitcase 10:00 am
Nooksack Valley Heritage Display Cabinet: The Martin Family Suitcase @ WCLS Everson Library
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am
Nooksack Valley Heritage Display Cabinet: The Martin Family Suitcase @ WCLS Everson Library | Everson | Washington | United States
A battered old suitcase. The end of a family line. When Tom Martin was struck by a car in 1965, he left behind a suitcase full of family photos and documents. See glimpses of the[...]
Pet Photos with Santa and Gift Fair 10:00 am
Pet Photos with Santa and Gift Fair @ The NOAH Center
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pet Photos with Santa and Gift Fair @ The NOAH Center | Stanwood | Washington | United States
HO! HO! HO! Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s stopping at The NOAH Center! Santa will be paying us a visit on Saturday, November 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for holiday[...]
Island Storytime 10:30 am
Island Storytime @ WCLS Island Library
Nov 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Island Storytime @ WCLS Island Library | Lummi Island | Washington | United States
For ages 2-6, 30 minutes. An open program that includes stories, rhymes and songs with opportunities for movement and interactive participation. Meets monthly on the first Saturday.  
NSEA Salmon Sighting Event 12:00 pm
NSEA Salmon Sighting Event @ Camp Lutherwood, Mud Creek
Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebrate the return of Pacific salmon by joining NSEA naturalists along local streams. Events are family-friendly, open house style and FREE of cost. Restrooms, hot beverages, activities and prizes provided. Please leave dogs at home.
Small Looms Clinic for Weavers 12:00 pm
Small Looms Clinic for Weavers @ Bellingham Public Library
Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join members of the Whatcom Weavers Guild in the SkillShare Space at the Central Library as they work on projects on their small looms. Some weavers will be demonstrating their craft, while others will welcome[...]
Street Law/Access ID 1:00 pm
Street Law/Access ID @ Bellingham Public Library
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Street Law is a free, drop-in, legal advice clinic where people can ask questions and get legal advice in one-on-one consultations with volunteer lawyers. Demand for this clinic is high, so we recommend that attendees[...]
BRD presents: Frequency 3:00 pm
BRD presents: Frequency @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
BRD presents: Frequency @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) presents “Frequency,” an evening of contemporary dance on October 26-27 and November 2-3 at the Firehouse Arts and Events Center. “Frequency” represents the rate at which dance evolves over time through[...]
Miles for Memories Glow in the Dark 5KWalk/Run 4:30 pm
Miles for Memories Glow in the Dark 5KWalk/Run @ Northwest Washington Fairgrounds
Nov 3 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Miles for Memories Glow in the Dark  5KWalk/Run @ Northwest Washington Fairgrounds | Lynden | Washington | United States
The Alzheimer Society is excited to bring a new theme and new excitement to our annual 5k! Join us for our Glow in the dark 5k Walk/Run! Bring your glow in the dark gear or[...]
The Female Persuasion by Judith Owens-Lancaster 7:00 pm
The Female Persuasion by Judith Owens-Lancaster @ The Sylvia Center for the Arts
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm
The Female Persuasion by Judith Owens-Lancaster @ The Sylvia Center for the Arts | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Dragon Tales Productions Brings World Premiere to Bellingham: “The Female Persuasion” by Judith Owens-Lancaster. A celebration of the ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness of women when the chips are down, “The Female Persuasion” is the latest[...]
WWU Volleyball vs. Concordia 7:00 pm
WWU Volleyball vs. Concordia @ WECU Court at Carver Gym
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm
WWU Volleyball vs. Concordia @ WECU Court at Carver Gym | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Cheer on WWU! General Admission: Adult – $10  | Western Student/Faculty/Staff/Senior 60+ – $5
BRD presents: Frequency 7:30 pm
BRD presents: Frequency @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
BRD presents: Frequency @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) presents “Frequency,” an evening of contemporary dance on October 26-27 and November 2-3 at the Firehouse Arts and Events Center. “Frequency” represents the rate at which dance evolves over time through[...]
Ghost Hunt Class Lockdown Investigation 9:00 pm
Ghost Hunt Class Lockdown Investigation @ Location on Whidbey Island
Nov 3 @ 9:00 pm
Ghost Hunt Class Lockdown Investigation @ Location on Whidbey Island | Washington | United States
Celebrating five years in business, Ghost Hunt Class is offering an overnight paranormal investigative lockdown! It will combine both our regular and intuitive classes for an all-night adventure! The investigation will be on Whidbey Island.[...]
The Breaks hosted by Mostafa 9:00 pm
The Breaks hosted by Mostafa @ Boscoe's
Nov 3 @ 9:00 pm
Open Cypher hosted by Mostafa—A celebration of hip hop culture
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WeSNiP Meowy Christmas Fundraiser 9:00 am
WeSNiP Meowy Christmas Fundraiser @ Cordata Place
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am
WeSNiP Meowy Christmas Fundraiser @ Cordata Place | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Let WeSNiP be the first to wish you “Meowy Christmas!” at our holiday sale next weekend! The dates are: Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4 – 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. both days. Find fun[...]
Contemporary Dance Class 10:00 am
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am
Contemporary Dance Class @ Firehouse Arts and Events Center | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Open to all dancers on a drop-in or class card basis, this int/advanced dance focuses on body awareness, sensation, athleticism and artistry. Taught by rotating Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) members and occasional guest teachers, we[...]
Silhouette Artist at Launching Success 12:00 pm
Silhouette Artist at Launching Success @ Launching Success
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Silhouette Artist at Launching Success @ Launching Success | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Silhouettes at Launching Success on November 4! Your child’s silhouette cut freehand. No digital or mechanical process. No drawing, tracing or projecting. Heirloom art. A shadow snatched from time. While most silhouettists today do a[...]
Roeder Home Tours 1:00 pm
Roeder Home Tours @ The Roeder Home
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm
Roeder Home Tours @ The Roeder Home | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Sunday, September 30 is the first day of tours at the Roeder Home for the season! The Roeder Home will be open for guided tours from September 30 to April 14. Tours are on Sundays[...]
Sunday Chess in Bellingham 2:00 pm
Sunday Chess in Bellingham @ Bellingham Public Library, Central Branch
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm
Sunday Chess in Bellingham @ Bellingham Public Library, Central Branch | Bellingham | Washington | United States
The Bellingham Chess & Coffee Meetup invites the community to join its Sunday afternoon chess play gatherings.  All ages and skill levels welcome.   It is an opportunity to meet other chess players and play the[...]
Capitol Steps 3:00 pm
Capitol Steps @ Mount Baker Theatre
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm
Come ready to laugh! No matter who or what is in the headlines, you can bet the Capitol Steps will tackle both sides of the political spectrum as they celebrate the “mock” in democracy. Over[...]
Sunday at 3 3:00 pm
Sunday at 3 @ Jansen Art Center
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm