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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Youth Lacrosse Summer Camp
Youth Lacrosse Summer Camp @ Egg and Spoon Lacrosse Camp
Jul 29 – Aug 2 all-day
Youth Lacrosse Summer Camp @ Egg and Spoon Lacrosse Camp
Egg and Spoon Lacrosse has been offering summer camps throughout the greater Seattle area for 20 years. We are excited to now have a camp in Bellingham! Current 3rd – 8th graders welcome! Free loaner[...]
Register for FREE Job Training and Education Classes at the Bellingham Goodwill
Register for FREE Job Training and Education Classes at the Bellingham Goodwill @ Goodwill, Sunset Square (inside the store)
Aug 1 all-day
Need to improve your skills to move beyond a dead end job? Need career direction, a GED or high school diploma, or help succeeding on the job? Want to learn in a supportive, caring atmosphere[...]
Preschool Storytime 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Aug 1 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Stories, songs, finger plays, movement, and a simple craft. For children ages 3 to 5 years, with an adult partner.
Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Bellingham Public Library
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Stories, songs, finger plays, movement, and a simple craft. For children ages 3 to 5 years, with an adult partner.
Summer Movie Matinee 2:00 pm
Summer Movie Matinee @ Bellingham Public Library
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm
Join us for a movie at the library! Call 360-778-7200 for exact movie title. Children of all ages welcome.
Village Books Writes: Poetry Writing Group 5:30 pm
Village Books Writes: Poetry Writing Group @ Village Books
Aug 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[...]
BBay Pub Run to Stemma Brewing II 6:00 pm
BBay Pub Run to Stemma Brewing II @ BBay Running
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm
BBay Pub Run to Stemma Brewing II @ BBay Running
Join BBay Running for a Pub Run starting at 6pm at BBay Running, 1431 N State St. At the weekly event, BBay Ambassadors safely guide each pace group during the 3- to 5-mile runs, which[...]
Blues, Brews and BBQ at the Hotel Bellwether 6:00 pm
Blues, Brews and BBQ at the Hotel Bellwether @ Hotel Bellwether
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come out for Bellingham’s favorite summer event! No other venue matches the beauty and excitement at the Hotel Bellwether. Views, Blues, Brews, and BBQs, every Thursday from June through September. Join hundreds of patio partiers[...]
Live at the Piano Lounge: Terry Palmer 6:00 pm
Live at the Piano Lounge: Terry Palmer @ Jansen Art Center
Aug 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 PM – 8:00 PM. The Firehall Cafe at the J offers their full menu of food and beverages[...]
NAMI Peer-to-Peer Summer Education Program 6:00 pm
NAMI Peer-to-Peer Summer Education Program @ NAMI Whatcom Office
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a unique, experiential learning program for adults experiencing a mental health challenge who are interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery. Peer-to-Peer consists of eight two-hour units and is taught[...]
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Call to Artists: 2019 Fall Juried Exhibit
Call to Artists: 2019 Fall Juried Exhibit @ Jansen Art Center
Aug 2 all-day
Call to Artists: 2019 Fall Juried Exhibit @ Jansen Art Center
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, August 12 TIME: 11:59 PM AGES: All ages SUBMISSION FEE: $30 WEB: www.jansenartcenter.org/exhibits/submit-your-art/ The Jansen Art Center is accepting submissions for the 2019 Fall Juried Exhibit. Artists are invited to submit up[...]
MAKE.SHIFT AUGUST ART WALK: Narrative Anatomy: Kelsey Skordal and Rosie Lockie
MAKE.SHIFT AUGUST ART WALK: Narrative Anatomy: Kelsey Skordal and Rosie Lockie @ Make.Shift Art Space
Aug 2 all-day
For the month of August, Make.Shift Gallery is excited to present ?Narrative Anatomy?, a group exhibit featuring works by Kelsey Skordal and Rosie Lockie, two Bellingham-based artists who work in alternative comics and painting. Their[...]
Systems of Viewing
Systems of Viewing @ Western Gallery
Aug 2 all-day
Systems of Viewing @ Western Gallery
Works on paper by Josef Albers, Richard Artschwager, Jo Baer, Willem de Kooning, Walter De Maria, Jim Dine, Dan Flavin, Philip Guston, Michael Heizer, Hans Hofmann, Arshile Gorky, Adolph Gottlieb, John Graham, Al Held, Jasper[...]
MBT & MCT: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 3:00 pm
MBT & MCT: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs @ Mount Baker Theatre
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm
MBT & MCT: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs @ Mount Baker Theatre
Come cheer on the Missoula Children’s Theatre campers! The children will be showing off their new theatre skills learned during a week at camp while performing Snow White. An original adaptation of the classic fairy[...]
Come & Drum! A Weekly Drumming Circle 5:55 pm
Come & Drum! A Weekly Drumming Circle @ Center for Mindful Use
Aug 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
Aug 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.
Downtown Bellingham Art Walk 6:00 pm
Downtown Bellingham Art Walk @ Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Downtown Bellingham Art Walk @ Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall
Join us at Old City Hall for the opening of the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour Showcase, featuring local artists. Explore local history through our exhibits, “Firsts in Flight”, “1889”, the orientation theater, the logging and[...]
Opening Night: The New and Improved Heady Virtual Reality 6:00 pm
Opening Night: The New and Improved Heady Virtual Reality @ Heady Virtual Reality
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm
Opening Night: The New and Improved Heady Virtual Reality @ Heady Virtual Reality
Heady Virtual Reality, Bellingham’s first VR arcade, is adding to its current location, and you’re invited to the opening night! Enjoy the latest in VR equipment and simulations, watch live VR painting, and enjoy some[...]
Graffiti Dance Theater 7:30 pm
Graffiti Dance Theater @ Firehouse Performing Arts Centers
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Graffiti Dance Theater @ Firehouse Performing Arts Centers
The 2019 installment of Graffiti Dance Theater features themes of water, summertime, and self-discovery. Dancers and choreographers explore sight, style v. substance, and an elegant estival promenade of the Olympian Gods. By turns moving and[...]
Bioluminescent Paddles 9:00 pm
Bioluminescent Paddles @ Community Boating Center
Aug 2 @ 9:00 pm
Bioluminescent Paddles @ Community Boating Center
Join us for a guided tour through the darkest corners of Bellingham Bay and watch the bioluminescent plankton light your way! The Community Boating Center hosts guided Bio Paddles every Friday and Saturday night through[...]
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Makayla’s Street Jam 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Makayla’s Street Jam 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament @ Pioneer Park
Aug 3 all-day
Makayla's Street Jam 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament @ Pioneer Park
Welcome to Makayla’s Street Jam. We are excited to have you join us to honor Makayla Nicolaas, in her memorial tournament in Ferndale, WA. This tournament is a 3 on 3 street ball tournament. We[...]
Kids’ Fest 11:00 am
Kids’ Fest @ Civic Field
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, August 3, from 11:00am – 3:00pm at Civic Field for Bellingham Kids’ Fest! Bellingham Parks and Recreation, in partnership with WestEdge Credit Union brings the kids of Whatcom County a place[...]
Firsts in Flight: A Hidden History 12:00 pm
Firsts in Flight: A Hidden History @ Old City Hall
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Take a “timeline tour” outlining the significant contributions made by women and African Americans, particularly by African American women, to our country’s history of aviation and space flight. Meet pioneer aviator Bessie Coleman, who in[...]
Maker’s Pop Up Market at Pretty Penny Clothing 12:00 pm
Maker’s Pop Up Market at Pretty Penny Clothing @ Pretty Penny Clothing
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Maker's Pop Up Market at Pretty Penny Clothing @ Pretty Penny Clothing
Pretty Penny is excited to announce a pop-up market this Saturday, Aug. 3 at their vintage clothing store located at 2330 Elm St. The pop-up will feature art and goods from Quinnarie, Design by Jolaina,[...]
Small Looms Clinic for Weavers 12:00 pm
Small Looms Clinic for Weavers @ Bellingham Public Library
Aug 3 @ 12:00