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Events

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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Events: November 2017

Nov 3rd, 2017

Bellingham Farmers Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Depot Market Square, through mid-December. See bellinghamfarmers.org.   Focus on Farming and Focus on Forestry Conference: Wednesday, Nov. 1. Local and national farmers, researchers and experts share ideas. 24 workshop classes in six industry tracks, keynote speakers, lunch and more. For registration and conference details,
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EVENTS: September 2017

Sep 1st, 2017

Sewing Bootcamp: Saturdays, Sept. 2 and 9. Get familiar with the care and use of your sewing machine and solving basic sewing problems, take accurate body measurements and learn to fit items to your own aesthetic and body type, and more with Instructor Brigitte Parra. Take away a short guide and reference list to assist
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Events: July 2017

Jul 2nd, 2017

25th Annual Art by the Bay Arts Festival: Friday through Sunday, July 7-9. A fine arts and live music festival, now in its 25th year, the Art by the Bay Festival includes more than 100 juried artists and craftspeople from around the Northwest, plants and garden art, and gourmet food. Free admission, free parking, free
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CALENDAR: June 2017

May 31st, 2017

Puget Sound Jr. Livestock Show: Thursday, June 1 through Saturday, June 3. 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 www.pugetsoundjuniorlivestock.org.   Blast from the Past Festival: Friday through Sunday, June 2-4. This local Sedro-Woolley
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Calendar: May 2017

May 2nd, 2017

Artwood Gallery in May: Each month Artwood showcases a particular artist or category of work. Jim Hume will present his aptly-named Foot Stools; Michael Flaherty has a wall cabinet involving a section of Douglas Fir; David Gray’s contributions are a new cabinet, along with his popular Mutiny Bay chair; and Karen Healy will show an
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CALENDAR: April 2017

Mar 30th, 2017

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.   10th
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Events: March 2017

Mar 1st, 2017

La Conner Daffodil Festival: Month-long festival celebrating the beauty of locally grown daffodils and community events including the Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride and 52nd Annual Smelt Derby hosted by the Rotary Club of La Conner. For details, and to see the Daffodil Bloom Map to know where fields are blooming, visit www.lovelaconner.com.   Growing Tree
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Community Calendar: February 2017

Feb 1st, 2017

Artwood Gallery in February: Each month Artwood showcases a particular artist or category of work. Featured for February are the collages of Francy Blumhagen: framed art featuring such themes as herons and owls, both colorful and subdued, delightfully rendered in mixed media. Also small tables made by Gary Leake of highly decorative and unusual woods
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Calendar: November 2016

Nov 1st, 2016

NVHC Display Cabinet: Gooding Shingle Company:  Marv Fullner displays photos and artifacts from the mill started by his great uncle Edward W. Gooding in 1922. Located east of Glen Echo, the mill operated until 1918. On display until the end of December. Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.   Birchwood Garden Club’s November Meeting:
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