There’s a chill in the air and no shortage of things to do around Whatcom County this weekend. Take a gander at our partial list of fun happenings—and don’t forget to check our full events calendar for all the great local goings-on.
- It’s the first Friday of the month, which means Art Walk!
- Stop in at the Ferndale Farmers Market.
- It’s Doctober at the Pickford Film Center!
- Enjoy renowned pianist Benjamin Hochman performing Brahms, Ades, Chopin and Schuman at the WWU Performing Arts Center.
- Hit the first weekend of the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour — in its 25th year!
- Raise a glass while you raise funds for Shifting Gears at Sippin’ on Cider: A Bellingham Cider Tasting Festival.
- Take in the work of Bellingham-based artist Ed Bereal at his first museum retrospective, Wanted: Ed Bereal for Disturbing the Peace, at the Whatcom Museum.
- Visit Lynden’s Jansen Art Center and its Fall Fiber Showcase 2019, featuring local tapestry weaver Linda Rees.
- Pumpkin patch season has arrived! Stop by Willetta Farms and pick your favorite for carving, take a horse-drawn wagon ride, feed goats and chickens, and shop homemade crafts.
- Have your aura photographed by intuitive energy coach Charles Crooks.
- Head to Camp Kirby and celebrate Camptoberfest with beer, cider, brats, music, gift baskets, door prizes and more.
- Dig into the What Lies Beneath: Minerals of the Pacific Northwest exhibit at Whatcom Museum Old City Hall.
- Go see Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons at the FireHouse Art & Events Center.
- Put on your best ‘60s or ‘70s attire and celebrate 50 years with the Lynden Community/Senior Center.
- Hit the Bellingham Handmade Market, a rotating selection of local makers hosted by Goods Local Brews and Goods Nursery & Produce.
- Want to learn more about local roller derby? Attend the Roller Betties Booty Camp—no skating experience required!
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Featured photo by Randy Small