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Events

Events: March 2020

Feb 3rd, 2020

MARCH 2020 6th annual La Conner Daffodil Festival: Enjoy the fields of daffodils, and events and activities throughout La Conner and the Skagit Valley including the Jazz Valley Concert (March 7), Pie & Ice Cream Social Fundraiser and Silent Auction (March 12), and Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride (March 21). See the Facebook page or www.lovelaconner.com
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Events: February 2020

Feb 1st, 2020

Birds and Beasts: Through Saturday, Feb. 29.  Local photographer Camille Hill of Van Zandt presents a selection of her wildlife photographs. Hill recently retired from the U.S. Department of State after 27 years in the Foreign Service. Her photos include a combination of shots from a safari in Botswana and portraits of birds found on
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Events: December 2019

Dec 1st, 2019

Bellingham Farmers Market: Open Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through  Dec. 21 at Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave., Bellingham. Seasonal events include Demo Days, Kids Vending Day (the last Saturday of each month; free to kids), music and entertainment, and more.   San Juan Farmers Market: Every other Saturday in December from 10
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Events: October 2019

Oct 2nd, 2019

Doctober: Month long celebration of the art of the documentary featuring 60 films in the lineup. For full schedule, see https://www.pickfordfilmcenter.org/doctober/.   Savor the San Juans: Celebration of agriculture, food and community in the San Juan islands. Runs through Nov. 9. Farmers, winemakers, distillers, brewers and chefs from around the San Juan Islands will come
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Events: May 2019

May 1st, 2019

Peonies: Birchwood Garden Club’s May Meeting: Wednesday, May 1. Renel Anderson from Pure Peonies in Everson will be providing an overview of the varieties, care and requirements of peonies. Her nursery in Everson is a must see during this time period to enjoy the color potential. Pure Peonies has over 175 varieties and have a
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Calendar: April 2019

Apr 2nd, 2019

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.   Artwood
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EVENTS: February-March 2019

Feb 1st, 2019

San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit: Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2-3. This year San Juan Island will host the annual San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit. Gather with more than 150 local farmers, food producers, businesses, and advocates for a weekend filled with education, inspiration and community. Dr. Heidi Roop, of the University of Washington Climate Impacts
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: December 2018

Dec 1st, 2018

Bellingham Farmers Market: Saturdays through Dec. 22. Vendors offering produce, crafts, foods, products, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Depot Market Square, Bellingham. See bellinghamfarmers.org.   38th annual Holiday Festival of the Arts: Open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 100 artists from the region, live music, and workshops for children on the weekends.
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Events: November 2018

Nov 1st, 2018

Bellingham Farmers Market: Saturdays through mid-December. Vendors offering produce, crafts, foods, products, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Depot Market Square, Bellingham. See bellinghamfarmers.org.   Tangled Tinsel Vintage Christmas: Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3. Hosted by The Lavender House. Vintage, antique, repurposed and creative handmade vendors. Ornament, soap, clothing, and more. Early shopping party
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Events: October 2018

Oct 1st, 2018

Harvest Happens at Bellewood Acres: Through October. Apples, cider, corn maze, duck run, farm tours, distillery tastings, Country Café. 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.   Doctober: Each October, Pickford Film Center presents Doctober, a
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