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Events Calendar: September 2016

Sep 1st, 2016

September Eat Local Month: Month-long celebration of local food and farms, sponsored by Sustainable Connections. See for the full schedule.   Perennials For Fall Interest: Saturday, Sept. 3. Ani Gurnee of Aulos Designs will present her favorite varieties and a few tips on how foliage and berries can function as brightly in the garden
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Events calendar: August 2016

Aug 2nd, 2016

To submit calendar items, send details to    Farm Tunes Summer Music Series: Friday nights this month at Bellewood Acres, Lynden, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 12 (Lindsay Street), Aug. 19 (Gentri Watson) and Aug. 26 (Hot Damn Scandal). For more information visit   Gardening Through a Lens:  Macro-level photographs of flowering plants by Emily
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EVENTS: June 2016

Jun 1st, 2016

Puget Sound Jr. Livestock show: Thursday, June 2 through Saturday, June 4. Open to all 4-H and FFA members who’d like to exhibit, sell or market swine, goat, sheep or steer. Skagit County Fairgrounds, Mount Vernon. For more information, visit   Ethiopian Cuisine with Assefa Kebede: Thursday, June 2. Join chef Assefa Kebede as
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Events: February 2016

Feb 2nd, 2016

Jewelry and Boxes for February: Each month, Artwood Gallery features a particular category of woodworking. For February, check out hand-made jewelry and jewelry boxes, and the paintings of Nancy Grigsby. Meet Nancy on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 1-4 p.m. Artwood’s hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5
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Events: January-February 2016

Jan 2nd, 2016

Cooking before Instant Coffee and TV Dinners:  The Nooksack Valley Heritage Center display cabinet features cooking implements and cookbooks from the Wallace and Germain collections used to prepare amazing feasts. On exhibit Jan. 1 through March 31. Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 305-3600.   Essential Remedies for Stress & Pain Relief with Michelle Mahler:
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Events: November 2015

Nov 2nd, 2015

Bellingham Farmers Market: Open each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Depot Market Square through Dec. 19. Demo Days, co-sponsored by Sustainable Connections. Kids vending day the last Saturday of each month. For more information, see   Antique Tool Display: The Plane Truth:  Stop by the Nooksack Valley Heritage Center’s display cabinet
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Calendar: October 2015

Oct 2nd, 2015

Savor the San Juans: Month-long celebration of agriculture, food and community in the San Juan islands. Farmers, winemakers, distillers, brewers and chefs from around the San Juan Islands will come together for a range of offerings including a harvest dinner, meet-the-producer farm tours, wine tastings in a vineyard, a chili cook-off and more. For schedule,
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Permaculture author Toby Hemenway to speak in Bellingham Sept. 14

Sep 4th, 2015

BELLINGHAM – Best-selling permaculture author Toby Hemenway will visit Bellingham on Monday, Sept. 14, presenting his new book and examples of ecological design in cities and towns across North America. Hemenway is author of Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, the best-selling permaculture book in the world. His new book, The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban,
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EVENTS: September 2015

Sep 2nd, 2015

September Eat Local Month: Month-long celebration of local food and farms, sponsored by Sustainable Connections. See for the full schedule.   Up Up! Farm Film Festival – the future of farming: Tuesdays, Sept. 1 through Oct. 13. A San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild Event at Brickworks. The San Juan Islands Ag Guild presents a
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August 2015 events

Aug 1st, 2015

Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association Annual Gas and Steam Show: Through Saturday, Aug. 1. See many displays of cars, trucks, tractors, and engines. The static and operating displays demonstrate and teaches how equipment was used in farming and logging. Activities for kids of all ages. Berthusen Park, Lynden. Open 7 a.m. until dusk.
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