Halloween events in Whatcom County get early start this weekend


Halloween is almost two weeks off, but events celebrating the zombies, ghosts and more are already underway. Here are some events happening Saturday, Oct. 19. For more events, go to calendar.bellinghamherald.com.


Saturday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m.

The Upfront Theatre, Bellingham, 1208 Bay St.; Tickets for Hellingham are $10 online at www.theupfront.com and $12 at the door; 360-733-8855.

The Upfront Theatre presents "Hellingham"at 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Halloween night. The town of Hellingham is a peaceful place with caring townspeople ... and a killer on the loose. Three townsfolk will die and one will emerge as the killer. Hellingham is an improvised murder mystery show. Fun for all ages. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Details: theupfront.com.

Mask Making at Lynden Library

Saturday, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m.

Lynden Public Library, Lynden, 216 Fourth St.; free

Hear a story and make a mask. For ages 4-11 years.

Gore and Lore: Walking Tours

Saturday, Oct. 19, 5 p.m.

The Black Drop Coffee House, Bellingham, 300 W. Champion; $18; 360-207-4663.

Explore Bellingham's spooky past with The Good Time Girls, only during the month of October. Information and tickets: goodtimegirlsbham.com. Doors open 15 minutes early; tours leave promptly at start time. Friday night, 7 p.m. at Skylark's in Fairhaven (Oct. 25): Saturday nights, 5 p.m. at the Black Drop Coffee House downtown (Oct. 19, 26) $18, includes drink ticket for alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. Ages 18 and older.

Halloween Spooktacular

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2:30 p.m.

Gabriel's Art Kids, Bellingham, 1415 Dupont St.; $5-10 per family; 360-393-0107.

The second annual Halloween Spooktacular. Families are welcome to join in on Halloween crafts and fun at Gabriel's Art Kids. Trick or treat bag decorating, pumpkin painting, clay monster making, sugar skull ornaments and so much more. There is also our Spooky Spider Spun House ... enter if you dare.

Bellingham Zombies' Thrillingham practice

Saturday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Bellingham Tennis Club and Fairhaven Fitness, Bellingham, 800 McKenzie Ave.; All Tennis Club students are welcome for free.

This class is Oct. 19 and 26, 7:30-9:30 p.m. This class is far more intimate and relaxed than downtown classes. Ages 8-12 must be accompanied by participating parent.

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