Ferndale Farmers Market
Make sure to stop in and visit our 2nd season of the Ferndale Farmers' Market and check out our many area vendors serving the community with fresh produce, local arts and crafts and medley of gifts and goods at the city’s Centennial Riverwalk Park, Ferndale. Hours of operation are 9:00am-3:00pm, every Saturday from April 18th thru October 17th
Peace Arch Park International Sculpture Exhibit
September 2009 thru May 1, 2010
The international fine arts program features outdoor sculptures in Peace Arch State Park's magnificent gardens with some sculptures placed in downtown Blaine. The exhibit features sculptors from the United States, Canada, Asia and Europe and is held annually. For more information on the Peace Arch Park and Sculpture Exhibit, please visit: www.peacearchpark.org.
Historic Plover Passenger Ferry Rides
September 1-7, 2009
Beginning Memorial Day through Labor Day. The oldest passenger foot ferry in Washington State, the MV Plover was used to shuttle cannery workers to the Alaskan Salmon Cannery on Semiahmoo Spit, now home to Semiahmoo Resort & Spa. MV Plover now provides passenger foot-ferry services during the summer season, shuttling up to 17 passengers along with bicycles & strollers to summer activities happening on both sides of Drayton Harbor. The Plover is certified by the U.S. Coast Guard. Complete details on the Historic Plover with sailing times, routes, history and fares can be found at: www.draytonharbormaritime.org. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Anacortes Antique Engine & Machinery Show
September 02, 2009
Hours for this event 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and it will be held in a new location this year; Market & "T" Avenue, north & east of the WT Preston Snagboat. Exhibitors may call the Anacortes Museum at 360 293-1915. The event is free! 9AM – 4PM, Anacortes Museum, Anacortes.
First Friday Gallery Art Walk
September 04, 2009
First Friday Gallery Art Walk. Come downtown and enjoy the art galleries!! Downtown Anacortes, 6-9PM.
Sam Hill Peace Arch Dedication Days
September 05, 2009s
Take a walk down memory lane and welcome the late Samuel Hill and other re enactors back to Blaine to commemorate the Peace Arch's Dedication Days, or "Sam Hill Days" anniversary. Sam Hill was the creator and builder of the Peace Arch Monument on the border of U.S. and Canada. He built the monument in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812 between the U.S. and Great Britain. Attendees at the original dedication included arch creator Sam Hill, his friend Queen Marie of Romania, Blaine's mayor H.W. Hunter and British Columbia Premier John Oliver. During this annual event, community members dress in period costumes impersonating the famous people who took part in the original dedication. For more information on Sam Hill Dedication Days, please visit: www.peacearchpark.org.
Discover Bellingham VolksFest
September 11, 2009 - September 13, 2009
A walking Festival with five different walk routes and one bike route. Walks start and finish at Bellingham Senior Center and range in length of 3.1 miles to 12.4 miles. Walks are to different locations within Bellingham. Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck Street, Bellingham, Event Times: Friday 10am-2pm, Saturday 8am-2pm, Sunday 8am-12 noon, Event Cost: Free walkers welcome, AVA credit $3, Phone: 360-392-0101, www.nwtrekkers.org
Fairhaven Runners Waterfront 15K
September 12, 2009
This is an awesome, inexpensive race. Register early to get your tech shirt! Fairhaven Village Green, 1207 10th St, Bellingham, Event Times: 8:30 AM, Event Cost: $20 pre-registration, Phone: 360-778-7665, www.trithecookie.com
Military Appreciation Picnic
September 12, 2009
Windjammer Park Oak Harbor from 12 Noon -4PM This fun family celebration honoring our Military Community. Please join us for great food, live music, kids' games, bouncy houses, face painting and the joy of spending time with your neighbors and friends. The lunch- Bar B Q pork- is a $5 charge, but free to active duty military personnel and their dependents. See you there!
Wine Crush and Taste
September 16, 2009
I’ve Got a CRUSH on You! Singles and Date night with the chance to get purple toes. Taste fresh grape wine varieties then stomp them if you like. Cuisine features grapes and how to cook with them and pair them with sommelier recommended wines. Featuring the videography of STOMP. Big Fat Fish Company, Fairhaven, 1304 12th St, Bellingham, Event Times: 6:30 PM, Event Cost: $34, Phone: 360-733-2284, www.bigfatfishco.com
September 19, 2009
Throughout Ferndale. For more information visit, www.ferndale-chamber.com
September 19, 2009
Flex your artistic muscles at this signature Oak Harbor sculpture competition! The fun takes places at Windjammer Park. After the competition, stay and watch as the driftwood is washed away. Make it a family day! Windjammer Park, Oak Harbor from 11:30AM – 2PM
Tour de Whidbey
September 26, 2009
Bike at your own pace on either 10, 40, 50 or 100 mile rides through stunning scenery & varied terrain on Whidbey Island. Scrumptious pancake breakfast, well-supported break stations and a delicious post-ride Chili Feed. Fundraiser for Whidbey General Hospital Foundation. Event locations: Greenbank Farm & Coupeville Elementary. Start time: 7AM. For more information, please call 360-678-7656 x 4020 or visit www.whidbeygen.org/whidbeygeneralhospitalfoundaiton/tourdewhidbey.
Whidbey Island Kite Festival
September 26-27, 2009
Located at Camp Casey. Please call 360 678-5434 for more information.
The Oyster Run Motorcycle Rally
September 27, 2009
The Oyster Run motorcycle rally in Downtown Anacortes. This event draws thousands of cycles of all makes and models. Commercial vendor, food vendors and more! Please contact Oyster Run Committee, 360-671-7575 for information.