Sunday, December 30th, 2012
Tasting Winter Warmers at Bellingham’s Elizabeth Station
Teresa Schmidt

To the delight of Bellingham beer enthusiasts and oenophiles alike, Elizabeth Station opened in March 2012. This combination bottle shop, wine specialty store, convenience store, and soup/sandwich/cereal bar has something for everyone. A welcoming atmosphere, convenient location, and huge selection of beers, ciders and wines—sourced from near and far—made Elizabeth Station a hit from day […]

Friday, December 28th, 2012
Paddle to Beautiful Views at Clark’s Point
Todd Elsworth

Walking the trails at Clark’s Point in Bellingham takes some local knowledge to accomplish. There is no car parking available at the trailhead for access to the viewpoints on both the east and west side of this peninsula. You must get there by bike, walk, or boat. We chose to approach from the water. This […]

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
Summer Outdoor Events at Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa

Semiahmoo Resort, Golf, and Spa, an iconic seaside resort located on the Semiahmoo Spit in Blaine, WA, is offering a variety of exciting outdoor activities throughout the summer of 2015. “The Friday night barbeques have been a staple at Semiahmoo Resort for many years. We found the community and our guests loved an excuse to […]

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
New Adaptation of Chekov’s Play ‘Uncle Vanya’ to Run at WWU March 5-14

The Western Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance presents a new adaptation of Anton Chekov’s “Uncle Vanya” by Seattle playwright Craig Lucas on the WWU Performing Arts Center Mainstage from March 5-14, with evening performances at 7:30 p.m. and select matinees at 2 p.m. Chekov’s characters long for happiness but expect someone else to […]

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
Lynden Craft Show March 19-21, 2015

Handcrafted wares from home dĂ©cor to garden art, re-purposed and vintage treasures, gourmet treats, and much more will be featured March 19 to 21, during the 29th annual Spring Craft & Antique Show in Lynden, one of the largest shows of its kind in Northwest Washington. More than 100 vendors from the region will be […]

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
James Beard Announces 2015 Semifinalists For Prestigious Food Awards
Carly Ledbetter—The Huffington Post

Just as the Oscars are quickly approaching, the “Oscars of Food,” also known as the coveted James Beard Awards, announced semifinalists in their 2015 Restaurant and Chef Award categories on Wednesday. The categories include two of the most coveted awards, “Best New Restaurant” and “Outstanding Chef.” Finalists for the awards will be announced Tuesday, March […]

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
Taylor Shellfish Farm
Terry Manier—OnTrak

The Taylor Shellfish Farm is in the northwest corner of Washington state, south of Bellingham on Highway 11. The latter road is a great alternative to traveling on the busy I-5. Read Full Article here:

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
Whatcom Museum Programs and Exhibitions in March 2015

Visit the Whatcom Museum at two locations in Bellingham, WA for the following programs and exhibitions in March 2015. Programs Travelogue: A Single Woman’s Travels and Trekking in Uzbekistan Thursday, March 5; 7 – 9 pm Whatcom Museum | Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street $3 suggested donation Experience an armchair journey with Marie Laure […]

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
Puddle Jump to Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve
Todd Elsworth

Northwest of Ferndale, you can get out to the shoreline at Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve and look due east across the Straight of Georgia at British Columbia’s Galiano Island. Looking south over the Alden Bank you will see the San Juan and Lummi Islands in the distance. The reserve is a Whatcom County Park that […]

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
March 2015 Events at Bellingham Public Library

Bellingham Public Library announces the following special events for March 2015. Please visit the Locations and Hours page of the Bellingham Public Library website at www.bellingampubliclibrary.org for links to addresses, hours of operation and telephone numbers for the Central Library, the Fairhaven and Barkley branch libraries, and our college and university Connections. Or call 360-778-7323 […]

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
Artists Flock to Dakota Art Store in Downtown Bellingham
Teresa Schmidt

Dakota Art Store is a well-loved (and well-stocked!) resource for artists from all over Bellingham, Whatcom County and the Lower Mainland of B.C. The business has been a downtown fixture for 20 years, in a few different locations. The store’s newest space, at 1322 Cornwall Avenue, is large enough for a classroom that can handle a more […]

Friday, February 20th, 2015
Mount Baker Theatre Presents Penn & Teller, May 29

The Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham, WA is thrilled to announce Penn & Teller will be performing on Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. For 40 years, Penn & Teller have defied labels—and at times physics and good taste—by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own very distinct […]

Friday, February 20th, 2015
WWU to Host 12th Annual Children’s Literature Conference in Bellingham Feb. 28

The English Department at Western Washington University will host four award-winning children’s authors/illustrators from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 in Western’s Performing Arts Center Concert Hall as part of Western’s 12th Annual Children’s Literature Conference. Tickets are $125 for the public, $50 for para-educators, retired teachers or Western employees and $40 […]

Friday, February 20th, 2015
Mount Baker Theatre presents The Blues Hall of Fame Tour, April 4

The Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham, WA is proud to present The Blues Hall of Fame Tour on Saturday, April 4 at 8 p.m. The Blues Hall of Fame celebrates those most significant artists who have forged and advanced blues history. Since its inception in 1980, the Blues Foundation has inducted members for their historical […]

Friday, February 20th, 2015
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association Community Celebration March 19

The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) will host their Annual Community Celebration Thursday, March 19th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at The Leopold Retirement Center (located at 1224 Cornwall Ave. in Bellingham). This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Attendees will learn about NSEA’s accomplishments of the […]

Friday, February 20th, 2015
Sashing of the 2015 Bellingham St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal: Fire Chief Bill Newbold

The Bellingham St. Patrick’s Day Parade (BSPDP) Committee is proud to announce that the 2015 Parade Grand Marshal will be Fire Chief Bill Newbold. Join us for the official sashing of Chief Newbold at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26 at Bellingham Fire Department Station 1. (1800 Broadway, Bellingham, WA 98225) Bellingham’s 6th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts […]

Friday, February 20th, 2015
Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa Hires Megan VanZanten as Catering and Convention Services Manager

Semiahmoo Resort, Golf, and Spa, an iconic seaside resort located on the Semiahmoo Spit in Blaine, Wash., has hired Megan VanZanten as the new catering and convention services manager. In her position, VanZanten will be in charge of soliciting new and existing catering accounts, maintaining strong relationships with existing customers, and facilitating the planning and […]

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
TownePlace Suites Hotel Opens in Bellingham, WA

TownePlace Suites by Marriott opened Feb. 17, 2015 in Bellingham, WA. Located at 4050 Northwest Avenue, the TownePlace Suites Bellingham is a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by affiliates of 360 Hotel Group of Lynnwood, WA. The brand new extended-stay hotel connects to the 122-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel that opened in October 2013. […]

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Bellingham Tap Trail Launches New Beer Map for Spring/Summer 2015

Bellingham Tap Trail (BTT), Bellingham’s beer map and and beer media company, is set to launch it’s Spring/Summer Beer Map on March 1. The new map has a new look, new prizes, new trails, and a new tap house and brewery. Participants can win prizes for completion of the Tap Trail Passport. The Fall/Winter map […]

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
New Birch Bay Birding Booklet Available

Amateur birders to Birch Bay, Blaine and Semiahmoo, WA have a new resource for identifying a dozen common species found throughout the area. “Let’s Go Birding” is a 32-page booklet recently published by the Baker Birch Bay partnership, featuring stunning photographs by Joe Meche. The booklet is available at Birch Bay Visitor Center, 7900 Birch […]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
WWU Ranked No. 1 on Peace Corps’ List of Top Volunteer-Producing Schools

The Peace Corps today released the 2015 rankings of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities across the country, and Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA was ranked No. 1 among medium-sized schools, with 47 alumni currently volunteering worldwide. This was the third consecutive year that WWU has held the top spot overall in its category. […]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
Chuckanut Brewery’s Kitchen Taps into Marzen for March

Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen at 601 W Holly, Bellingham, will be tapping into their production of MĂ€rzen (“March” in German) Lager on Friday, March 6 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the arrival of March. Chuckanut MĂ€rzen is a celebration of the coming of spring and nicer weather. It’s a lager beer that is deep in […]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
Tom Sherwood: A Golden Perspective Opens March 7 at Whatcom Museum

A show featuring the work of Bellingham artist Tom Sherwood opens March 7 and runs through June 14 at the Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher galleries, 250 Flora Street, in Bellingham, WA. Sherwood – artist, philosopher, theologian, mentor, poet – is regularly described by this friends and colleagues as “a Renaissance man.” That his mastery of materials […]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
Train Fest 2015 at Fairhaven Toy Garden in Bellingham

The 8th annual Fairhaven Toy Garden Train Fest will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center in Bellingham, from 1 -4 p.m. This very popular event is a giant play date for train loving kids and their families. Participants bring their own wooden trains and tracks to the Firehouse, […]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
2015 RARE: Recycled Art and Resource Expo Apr. 3-4 in Bellingham

With sustainability and recycling being the heart and foundation of Bellingham, the second annual Recycled Art and Resource Expo (RARE) is finally here. RARE is a two-day festival that celebrates creative reuse in the arts and other industries. The event will take place on April 3rd and 4th, 2015 in and around downtown Bellingham. The […]

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
Fourth of July Weekend 2015 Day-Sails Aboard the Tall Ship Schooner Zodiac

The Schooner Zodiac, the historic tall ship based in Bellingham, WA announces three day-sails on Bellingham Bay during the 2015 Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Zodiac will hold a 3-hour salmon dinner sail on Friday, July 3, a 4-hour fireworks dinner sail on Saturday, July 4 and a 3 Âœ-hour afternoon BBQ sail to […]

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
Chuckanut Writers Events in Bellingham March 2015

Village Books and Whatcom Community College’s Community and Continuing Education have created a new writing instruction collaboration in Bellingham, WA called Chuckanut Writers. Writing classes, seminars, and conferences will inspire and encourage writers at all stages of their writing journey. The following is the schedule of events for March 2015 with location and registration info […]