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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May 1, 2019 - Oct 1, 2019

Peace Arch Park Int. Sculpture Exhibit

Location: Peace Arch Park, BlainePeace Arch Park, Blaine
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Peace Arch International Park is located on the US/Canada border between Blaine and  Surrey, British Columbia. The 40-acre peace park that surrounds the Peace Arch is the location of this...More
May 1, 2019 - May 2, 2019

Intro to Tides & Currents

Location: REI Community Room, BellinghamREI Community Room, Bellingham
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This course guides participants through the concepts behind tidal exchanges and currents, including how to integrate tide and current predictions into small boat trip planning. Learn how to utilize available...More
May 2, 2019

1889 WA Statehood History Exhibit

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A year of big dreams, big burns, and big politics, 1889 captured a place in our history as a time of great prosperity and adversity. The face of Washington changed....More
May 2, 2019

All Is Not Lost Exhibit

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in...More
May 2, 2019

Bellingham National 2019

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher building, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Whatcom Museum is hosting the third biennial "Bellingham National 2019 Juried Art Exhibition and Awards," juried by art historian and independent curator, Bruce Guenther. Artists from around the country...More
May 2, 2019

Firsts in Flight: A Hidden History

Location: Whatcom Museum, Old City Hall, BellinghamWhatcom Museum, Old City Hall, Bellingham
Time: 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...More
May 2, 2019

Let’s Make a Book Workshop!

Location: Village Books in Fairhaven, BellinghamVillage Books in Fairhaven, Bellingham
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us in the Readings Gallery for a special hour of activities based on Dreamers by Yuyi Morales - the incredible true story of an award-winning author and illustrator’s immigration...More
May 2, 2019

Off-Campus Community Dialogue

Location: Ragfinery, BellinghamRagfinery, Bellingham
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
What is our role in creating a just and equitable workforce? Participants from the Teaching-Learning Academy (TLA) at Western Libraries invite you to explore this question during the next off-campus...More
May 2, 2019

5Rhythms - Sweat Your Prayers

Location: The Firehouse Performing Arts Center, The Firehouse Performing Arts Center,
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sweat Your Prayers® is a gathering of community to practice the universal rhythms of flowing, staccato, chaos, lyrical and stillness in a continuous wave of free-spirited dance connecting to the...More
May 2, 2019

Cellist John Friesen on BMC Night Beat

Location: First Congregational Church, BellinghamFirst Congregational Church, Bellingham
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BMC Night Beat returns. Cellist John Friesen will first play Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, which opens with the famous and beloved prelude of arpeggiated chords. Pianist...More
May 2, 2019

Orlando, by Sarah Ruhl

Location: Sylvia Center for the Arts, BellinghamSylvia Center for the Arts, Bellingham
Time: 7:30 pm
Sylvia Center for the Arts proudly present the Bellingham premiere of Orlando, Sarah Ruhl’s epic, full-length adaptation of the Virginia Woolf novel. A man named Orlando lives life to the fullest...More
May 2, 2019

Seussical the Musical

Location: The Claire vg Thomas Theatre, The Claire vg Thomas Theatre,
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Seussical the Musical is a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza! It is based on the children's stories of Dr. Seuss, with most of its plot being based on Horton Hears a...More

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