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Events Calendar: September 2018

Sep 1st, 2018

Harvest Happens at Bellewood Acres: Through October. Apples, cider, corn maze, duck run, farm tours, distillery tastings, Country CafĂ©. Weekend fun includes apple bin train rides, corn cannons, and facepainting. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian, Lynden. 360-318-7720, www.bellewoodfarms.com.   HOSA Pop-Up Shop and Scoundrels Release: Saturday, Sept. 1.
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Events: August 2018

Aug 1st, 2018

Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Annual Gas and Steam Show: Aug. 1-4. See displays of cars, trucks, tractors, and engines. Learn how equipment was used in farming and logging. Activities for kids of all ages. Gates open at 7 a.m. until dusk. Berthusen Park, Lynden. Admission $8/adult, $3/ages 8-12, $5/senior. For more information, see
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EVENTS: July 2018

Jul 1st, 2018

Loggerrodeo: Through July 4. Sedro-Woolley hosts the oldest 4th of July celebration in Washington State. Grand parade, kiddie parade and family night at the carnival, street dance, logging show, blues jamboree, famous chainsaw carving competition, fireworks, beard contest, classic car show, BBQ and more. For a full list of activities, see www.loggerodeo.org.   Slow Art
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Events: May 2018

Apr 2nd, 2018

Project NeighborShare: Home Heating & Repair: May 3: Got tools? Get the skills you need to fix up and stay warm. Neighbors from the Foothills area will share expertise and swap ideas over a buffet provided by area eateries. All are welcome. 6:30-8 p.m. Community Hall at Van Zandt, 4106 Valley Highway (Highway 9), Deming.
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Events: April 2018

Mar 31st, 2018

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival: Month-long festival celebrating tulips and the Skagit Valley. Visitors can stop by Tulip Town and RoozenGaarde to see fields in bloom. Admission is $7 per person, with children 5 and under free. Parking is free at both facilities. For tulip locations and special events throughout the month, see tulipfestival.org.   Rome
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Events: April 2018

Mar 5th, 2018

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival: Month-long festival celebrating tulips and the Skagit Valley. Visitors can stop by Tulip Town and RoozenGaarde to see fields in bloom. Admission is $7 per person, with children 5 and under free. Parking is free at both facilities. For tulip locations and special events throughout the month, see tulipfestival.org.   Rome
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Events: March 2018

Mar 2nd, 2018

4th Annual La Conner Daffodil Festival: Celebrate the 4th annual La Conner Daffodil Festival with events and activities throughout La Conner and the Skagit Valley, including Grapes of Daff and Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride. See http://lovelaconner.com/la-conner-daffodil-festival-2018/   Old Tools & New Fangled Furniture: Ongoing. This exhibition will feature the new work of Skagit furniture maker
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Events: March 2018

Feb 15th, 2018

Postharvest Handling and Designing your Pack Shed Workshop: Thursday, March 1. This workshop will be led by, Atina Diffley, farmer and author of the 2012 award winning memoir, Turn Here Sweetcorn: Organic Farming Works. This will be an interactive workshop where participants are encouraged to design systems for their own farms and receive feedback from
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: February 2018

Feb 1st, 2018

Make-and-Take Valentines: Make one-of-a-kind valentines for family and friends, any time the library is open, between Feb. 1-14. For grades K-5. Deming Library, 5044 Mt. Baker Highway, (360) 592-2422.   Livestock Guardian Dogs: Thursday, Feb. 1. Discuss Livestock Guardian Dogs and have your questions answered with Laura Faley of Hidden Meadow Ranch. Faley is a
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EVENTS: December 2017

Dec 1st, 2017

Bellingham Farmers Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Depot Market Square, through mid-December. See bellinghamfarmers.org.   Skagit Christmas 2017: Through Dec. 31. See the annual decorations of the North and South wings of the Museum and festive treasures from the collection. Skagit Museum, www.skagitcounty.net/museum.   Sleigh Bells Ring at Bellewood Acres: Weekends, 10
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