Event Calendar

Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism provides a centralized online calendar for visitor-friendly events throughout Whatcom County. On the calendar below, click the dates surrounded by circle to view events for that day. Or use the search feature to find events by category, location or in a date range.

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Jan 9, 2018 - Mar 17, 2018

Back to the Sandbox Exhibit

Location: Western Washington University, BellinghamWestern Washington University, Bellingham
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Back to the Sandbox brings together an international group of artists who explore the critical state of education. The aim is not only to draw attention to the vital role...More
Feb 3, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America chronicles a history of American basketry from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities to its presence within the contemporary fine art world....More
Feb 25, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018

Pokemon Mugs: Feb 25 - Mar 18

Location: Jansen Art Center, LyndenJansen Art Center, Lynden
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
POKEMON MUGS starting Feb. 25 4 Weeks: Sunday, February 25 – March 18 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Instructor: Nicole Lockard Obsessed with Pokemon? Me too. Come create one! Suitable...More
Mar 2, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018

Bellingham Comic Arts Festival: Gallery Show

Location: Makeshift Art Space, BellinghamMakeshift Art Space, Bellingham
Time: 6:00 pm
Join us on First Friday Art Walk in March for a sneak preview of the Bellingham ComicArts Festival (BellCAF). Make.Shift Gallery will host a selection of original artwork from BellCAF exhibitors...More
Mar 5, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018

The Historic Fairhaven's Food Fest

Location: Fairhaven District, Fairhaven District,
Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
The Historic Fairhaven's Food Fest is back this year to welcome locals and visitors to come dine in Fairhaven. Come out for some local flavor from Monday, March 5 through...More
Mar 8, 2018

History of Whatcom's Sikh Community

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall,
Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Learn more about the history of the local Sikh community from County Councilmember, Lynden resident, and local business owner Satpal Sidhu, and local historian Paul Englesberg. They are both involved...More
Mar 8, 2018

Disney Institute's Business Excellence

Location: Pioneer Pavilion Community Event Center, Pioneer Pavilion Community Event Center,
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ferndale Chamber of Commerce is bringing D'Think to our community. This course will help you gain insight into the strategies that drive the Disney organization in areas of leadership, culture,...More
Mar 8, 2018

Evan Whitehead Exhibit

Location: The Inn at Lynden, The Inn at Lynden,
Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Jansen Art Center is pleased to present an exhibit by Bellingham artist Erik Whitehead at The Inn at Lynden. The exhibit opens on February 2, 2017 and will be...More
Mar 8, 2018

Educational Series - How to get in Travel Stories and other Tourism Industry Secrets

Location: Oxford Suites, Oxford Suites,
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Visit Bellingham invites you to participate in the 2018 Educational Series. Each quarter we will gather to discuss various aspects of the tourism industry. "How to get in Travel Stories...More
Mar 8, 2018

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented—Two Basket

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Join the Advocates for coffee at 11:30am followed by presentations by basket makers Lisa Telford and Lanny Bergner. Both Telford and Bergner are included in the Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry...More
Mar 8, 2018

Gathered Together

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
View a selection of artwork by members of the Northwest Basket Weavers Guild in an exhibition juried by artists Lisa Telford and Katherine Lewis, both featured in Rooted, Revived, Reinvented.More
Mar 8, 2018

Hidden in the Bundle

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hidden in the Bundle features a selection of baskets from the Whatcom Museum’s extensive Native American and First Nations collection, representing different eras and cultures and highlighting the unique and...More
Mar 8, 2018

Jeweled Objects of Desire

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This exhibit features rarely seen items from the vaults of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Each piece in this exhibit demonstrates the skill and ingenuity of various artists...More
Mar 8, 2018

Book Discussion with Sunil Yapa

Location: Ferndale Public Library, FerndaleFerndale Public Library, Ferndale
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join author Sunil Yapa for an evening discussion of five books that have had a strong influence on him and his work.More
Mar 8, 2018

Downtown's Happy Hour Thursdays!

Location: Downtown Bellingham, BellinghamDowntown Bellingham, Bellingham
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$6 craft cocktails! | $5 wines! | $4 beers! | 1/2 off apps! Every Thursday in March from 4:00pm-7:00pm. Simple as that! Join us for Downtown Bellingham's first-ever Happy Hour...More
Mar 8, 2018

Boater's Intro to Tides & Currents

Location: REI, REI,
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This class guides participants through the concepts behind tidal exchanges and currents, including how to integrate tide & current predictions into safe small boat trip planning. Experienced local kayaker Ed...More
Mar 8, 2018

BBay Social Run

Location: BBay Running, BellinghamBBay Running, Bellingham
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BBay Running free weekly social runs held every Thursday guided by BBay team members and BBay boosters. Typical routes are 6.5km (4 miles). Our runs include waterfront, urban, wide and...More
Mar 8, 2018

Chuckanut Radio Hour

Location: WCC Heiner Theater, BellinghamWCC Heiner Theater, Bellingham
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us as we celebrate the paperback release of this bestselling book! The Radium Girls is a New York Times bestselling account of the young women who were slowly poisoned...More
Mar 8, 2018

Kate Moore, The Radium Girls

Location: Whatcom Community College Heiner Theater, BellinghamWhatcom Community College Heiner Theater, Bellingham
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us as we celebrate the paperback release of this bestselling book! The Radium Girls is a New York Times bestselling account of the young women who were slowly poisoned...More
Mar 8, 2018

Digging Deeper with Sunil Yapa

Location: Village Books, BellinghamVillage Books, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join author Sunil Yapa for an evening discussion of five books that have had a strong influence on him and his work.More
Mar 8, 2018

Montessori Information Night

Location: Pioneer Meadows Montessori School, Pioneer Meadows Montessori School,
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Please join us for a Montessori Information Night to learn about Montessori Education including discussion on the outstanding, engaging, scientifically researched Montessori curriculum. Information nights will be held monthly on...More
Mar 8, 2018

The GBU

Location: The Upfront Theatre, The Upfront Theatre,
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Every Thursday night at the Upfront Theatre! The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly is Bellingham’s longest running improv show!  The GBU is a fully improvised show every Thursday night. ...More

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