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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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
Mar 17, 2018 - May 14, 2018

Call To Artists : Cup Show Submissions

Location: Jansen Art Center, LyndenJansen Art Center, Lynden
Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
CALL TO ARTISTS: CUP SHOW The Jansen Art Center is now accepting submissions for the 6th Annual Cup Show. Ceramic artists are encouraged to submit up to 3 pieces for...More
Mar 17, 2018 - May 14, 2018

Call To Artists: Summer Juried Exhibit

Location: Jansen Art Center, LyndenJansen Art Center, Lynden
Time: 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
CALL TO ARTISTS: SUMMER JURIED EXHIBIT The Jansen Art Center is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Summer Juried Exhibit. The Juried Exhibits are open to the public as a...More
Apr 30, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Childrens Book Week & Screen Free Week

Location: Village Books, BellinghamVillage Books, Bellingham
Time: All Day
Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes -- wherever young readers and books connect. Village...More
Apr 30, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Children's Book Week & Screen-Free Week

Location: Village Books, BellinghamVillage Books, Bellingham
Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes -- wherever young...More
May 4, 2018

YWCA Leadership POWER Breakfast

Location: Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel,
Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am
"The Changing Landscape of Love" is the fascinating topic that noted author and TV commentator Stephanie Coontz will explore at the YWCA Leadership Power Breakfast. In the past 50 years,...More
May 4, 2018 - May 26, 2018

From the Hands of Dorothy Deets

Location: Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery, BellinghamFourth Corner Frames & Gallery, Bellingham
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
FROM THE HAND OF DOROTHY DEETS. Dorothy (1911 – 2009), a lifelong artist, attended Cornish College of the Arts. She began her career illustrating children’s books in the late 1930’s....More
May 4, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Art Exhibit: Works of Edie Dillon

Location: Social Fabric, WhatcomSocial Fabric, Whatcom
Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
May 2018 Art Exhibit: The Works of Edie Dillon (Free). From her Arizona studio, Wellspring, Edie has an amazing way of combining, metal, clay, textiles, wood and other media to...More
May 4, 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
May 4, 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
May 4, 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
May 4, 2018

Weekly coffee tasting at Camber

Location: Camber, Camber,
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Friday at 3pm we share our favorite single origin coffees. We brew these coffees on our Poursteady brewer. You're welcome to come in and enjoy a small tasting flight. It's...More
May 4, 2018

Downtown Art Walk

Location: Downtown Bellingham, BellinghamDowntown Bellingham, Bellingham
Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
On the first Friday of every month, downtown's Art Walk features galleries, studios, museums, shops, and restaurants showcasing the creative talent found in Bellingham's growing art scene. We invite you to...More
May 4, 2018

18th Annual Children's Art Walk

Location: Downtown, Downtown,
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We welcome all to stroll through downtown Bellingham and delight in the works of the younger art community! On Friday May 4 from 6 – 9 pm Whatcom County students...More
May 4, 2018

2018 Trivia Bee & Silent Auction

Location: Bellingham Technical College Settlemyer Hall, BellinghamBellingham Technical College Settlemyer Hall, Bellingham
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
The Whatcom Literacy Council's annual Trivia Bee & Silent Auction will take place on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 6 pm to 9:15 pm at BTC's Settlemyer Hall. Join co-hosts...More
May 4, 2018

Annual Trivia Bee & Silent Auction

Location: BTC Settlemyer Hall, BTC Settlemyer Hall,
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This event will take place at BTC's Settlemyer Hall. Join co-hosts Scotty VanDryver of KAFE Radio and Jeopardy! star Ken Jennings and match wits with other members of the community....More
May 4, 2018

Children’s Art Walk

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Whatcom Museum is proud to participate in the annual Children’s Art Walk, organized by Allied Arts of Whatcom County. Join us for a performance by the Bellingham Youth Jazz...More
May 4, 2018

Imaginary Friends: Kid’s Art Walk

Location: Make.Shift Art Space, BellinghamMake.Shift Art Space, Bellingham
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Every year, Make.Shift Gallery celebrates Kid's Art Walk in May. This year, we've partnered with Cedar Tree Montessori and asked 4th to 6th grade students to create artistic renderings of...More
May 4, 2018

May ART WALK reception

Location: Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery, BellinghamFourth Corner Frames & Gallery, Bellingham
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FROM THE HAND OF DOROTHY DEETS. Dorothy (1911 – 2009), a lifelong artist, attended Cornish College of the Arts. She began her career illustrating children’s books in the late 1930’s....More
May 4, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018

Sensorium Reception Night

Location: Gallery Pegasus, BellinghamGallery Pegasus, Bellingham
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sensorium is themed to bring awareness of the phenomenological and sensory experience of new age technologies. The work that is likely to be featured are moving projections on 2D works,...More
May 4, 2018

Whatcom Literacy Council TRIVIA BEE

Location: BTC, Settlemyer Hall, BTC, Settlemyer Hall,
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Whatcom Literacy Council's annual TRIVIA BEE & Silent Auction will take place on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 6 pm to 9:15 pm at BTC's Settlemyer Hall. Join co-hosts...More
May 4, 2018

An Evening with David Sedaris

Location: Mount Baker Theatre, BellinghamMount Baker Theatre, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
David Sedaris, NPR humorist and bestselling writer, applies his unique perspective to everyday events and creates masterful comedic moments. Author of Naked, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Let’s...More

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