Holiday bazaars abound in Whatcom County

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDOctober 27, 2013 

Holiday bazaars abound in Whatcom County

THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Crafters abound in Whatcom County, and holiday bazaars offer shoppers a great way to support local artists and crafters, as well as local organizations.

For details on the times and location of each bazaar, go to bellinghamherald.com, scroll down to our Events Calendar (on the right), and type in the name of the bazaar. Or you can search for all the local bazaars by typing in "bazaars" on the Events Calendar.

Bazaars also will be listed in the Take Five arts and entertainment magazine the Thursday before they occur, if they have been entered into our online calendar by the sponsoring group or individual. All events are free admission, unless noted otherwise.

Living Hope Fellowship Bazaar and Bake Sale

Friday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m.

Living Hope Fellowship, Bellingham, 824 W. Smith Road.

Harvest Arts & Crafts Fair

Friday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m.

Bellingham Senior Activity Center, Bellingham, 315 Halleck St.; 360-733-4030

Listen to live music and enjoy soup and sandwiches. Proceeds support the center.

26th Annual Ten Thousand Villages Crafts of the World Sale

Friday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m.

Good News Fellowship Church, Ferndale, 1252 W. Axton Road; 360-384-1515

Runs 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 1; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 2.

Woodrose Annual Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m.

Woodrose Apartments Building 1, Bellingham, 3303 Racine St.; 360-734-7823

Runs 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Arts and Crafts Faire

Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.

St. James Presbyterian Church, Bellingham, 910 14th St.; 360-733-1325

St. James Presbyterian Women's Association hosts, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Proceeds benefit local charities for women and children.

Hillcrest Chapel Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair

Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.

Hillcrest Chapel, Bellingham, 1400 Larrabee Ave.

Runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bellingham Emblem Club's Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.

Bellingham Elks Lodge, No. 194, 710 Samish Way; 360-733-6432

Runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Benefits such local organizations as Marianne's House, Lighthouse Mission, Agape House and The Giving Circle. Also supports scholarships, scholastic and/or vocational, to local students.

Hope in Christ Church Annual Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.

Hope in Christ Church, Bellingham, 710 E. Sunset Drive; 360-733-6177

Runs 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Chuckanut Square Holiday Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale

Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.

Chuckanut Square, Bellingham, 1400 12th St.; 360-922-7940

Runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 2; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3. Proceeds provide entertainment for senior and disabled residents of Chuckanut Square.

Fourteenth Annual Scandinavian Fair

Saturday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m.

Fox Hall at Hampton Inn, Bellingham, 3985 Bennett Drive; $1; 360-714-1388

Runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Scandinavian Bakery Café with lunch available all day, plus entertainment.

Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale

Thursday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m.

Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St.; Items for sale. 360-354-4501

Runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7-8. Also, soup/salad/sandwich lunch available for $5 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Speckled Hen Primitives

Friday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.

Speckled Hen Primitives Shop, Ferndale, 6640 Trent Lane; 360-441-7867

Through Dec. 22.

Lynden Library Craft & Christmas Book Sale

Friday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.

Lynden Public Library, 216 Fourth St.

Runs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 8-9. Sponsor: Friends of the Lynden Library. Benefits library programs and services.

Whatcom Art Guild "Art By The Airport" Fall Festival of Arts and Crafts

Friday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m.

Fox Hall at Hampton Inn, Bellingham, 3985 Bennett Drive

Runs 2-8 p.m. Nov. 8; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 10. Raffle benefiting art scholarships and a silent auction Friday, plus ongoing art demonstrations.

Zion Lutheran Church Holiday Craft Bazaar

Friday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m.

Zion Lutheran Church, Ferndale, 7215 Valley View Road.

Runs 4-9 p.m. Nov. 8; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9.

Assistance League of Bellingham Yule Boutique

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m.

Grace Center at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2408 Cornwall Ave.; 360-738-2803

Runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Live music by string quartet. Benefits Assistance League of Bellingham's community programs.

Share the Spirit Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m.

First Christian Church, Bellingham, 495 E. Bakerview Road; 360-734-6820

Runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Coffee and cinnamon rolls available 9-11 a.m.; lunch available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Benefits local and global ministries of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Bellingham Covenant Church Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m.

Bellingham Covenant Church, 1530 E. Bakerview Road

Runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Deming Log Show Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m.

Deming Logging Show Grounds, 3295 Cedarville Road.

Runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Concession with lunch items and freshly baked pie.

Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair

Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m.

Lynden High School, 1201 Bradley Road; 360-354-4401, ext. 5221

Runs 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Faith Fall Fair

Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.

Faith Lutheran Church, Bellingham, 2750 McLeod Road; 360-733-3970

Runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy coffee, tea, baked goodies and soup in Chapel Tea Room for a small charge. Benefits Faith Lutheran facilities and ministries.

Holiday Used Book Sale

Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.

Everson McBeath Library, 104 Kirsch Drive

Runs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9 and Nov. 16. $3-a-bag sale on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 4-5 p.m. Sponsor: Friends of the Everson Library. Benefits programs and services at the library.

34th Annual Allied Arts Holiday Festival of the Arts

Friday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m.

Shopping Center, Bellingham, 1825 Cornwall Ave.; 360-676-8548

Open weekly, Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day and at 3 p.m. Dec. 24th. Details: alliedarts.org.

Homemade Memories

Saturday, Nov. 16, 8:30 a.m.

Birchwood Presbyterian Church, Bellingham, 400 Meadowbrook Court; 360-201-6296

Runs 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Espresso cart and lunch available. Presented by Whatcom Homeschool Association.

Bethel 25 Job's Daughters Craft and Vendor Show

Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m.

Bellingham Masonic Center, 2626 Maplewood Ave.

Runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Bake sale, raffles.

Trinkets & Treasures Holiday Festival

Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m.

Ferndale High School, 5830 Golden Eagle Drive; 360-510-8590

Runs 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Gingerbread house contest, bake sale, clothing drive, performers, bouncy house for kids. Proceeds go to $50,000 needed for band uniforms. Gingerbread house entries available at ferndaleband.org or email to ferndaleband@gmail.com.

Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.

Assumption Catholic Church gym, Bellingham, 2116 Cornwall Ave.; 360-384-0747

Runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Drawing with prizes, including Jake Locker-signed football, Girl Scout cookie Christmas items. Bring non-perishable food item for each entry in drawing. Food goes to local food banks.

Holiday Book & Bake Sale at the North Fork Community Library

Saturday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.

North Fork Community Library, Maple Falls, 7506 Kendall Road.

Stop by the library during open hours through Nov. 26. Proceeds support the library building.

Legion Riders Craft Bazaar

Sunday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m.

American Legion Post No.7, Bellingham, 1688 W. Bakerview Road; 360-223-0070

Runs 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Photos taken with Santa on his motorcycle. Proceeds from silent auction, raffles, bake sale, Santa photos and vendor fees support John Fassett Scholarship Fund and helps send local abused and neglected children to Royal Family Kids Camp next summer.

Sixth Annual Alternative Holiday Market

Sunday, Nov. 17, 1 p.m.

Assumption Catholic Church gym, Bellingham, 2116 Cornwall Ave.; 360-734-6820

Runs 1 - 4 p.m. Proceeds support local and international nonprofits, including Sean Humphrey House, Church World Service and Alternative Humane Society. Details: alternativemarket.org.

Wiser Lake Friends & Neighbors Annual Holiday Bazaar

Friday, Nov. 22, 8 a.m.

Ten Mile Grange, Lynden, 6958 Hannegan Road; 360-354-0116

Runs 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 22; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 23. Part of profits support charity. Lunch served, featuring homemade soups and pies. Free coffee.

PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center Caregiver Craft Fair

Friday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m.

PeaceHealth, St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, 2901 Squalicum Parkway; 360-788-8220

runs 9 a.m. to 5p.m. Non-commercial handmade items crafted by PeaceHealth employees and volunteers. Fair in conference rooms (go through the cafeteria), and maybe in lobby.

Homespun Holiday Bazaar

Friday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m.

Cabin Antiques, Blaine, 2355 Burk Road; 360-366-3296

Runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 22-23. Hot cider, coffee and goodies. Donations benefit Starfish Ministries.

Lynden V.F.W. Auxiliary 9301 Annual Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale

Friday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m.

Lynden V.F.W. Hall, 7011 Hannegan Road; 360-354-3606

Runs 9 a.m.-5 pm. Nov. 22-23. Lunch all day. Proceeds support youth programs and help veterans and their families.

Jingle Bell Bazaar

Friday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m.

Jingle Bell Bazaar, Cedar Grove Park Clubhouse, Bellingham, 4915 Samish Way; 360-305-5515

Runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 22-23.

ALS Holiday Fundraiser and Bazaar

Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m.

Everson Holiday Craft Bazaar, 111 W. Main St.; 360-305-1829

Runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Proceeds benefit ALS Foundation.

A Handcrafted Christmas

Friday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m.

Christ Evangelical Church, Bellingham, 4600 Meridian St.

Runs 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec 6; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7.

Blaine Senior Center Christmas Bazaar

Friday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m.

Blaine Senior/Community Center, 763 G St.; 360-332-8040

Runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 6-7.

Photos with Santa on Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Deli lunch available. Proceeds benefit the center.

Christmas Bazaar - Living Water Fellowship

Friday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m.

Living Water Fellowship, Bellingham, 4767 Guide Meridian

Runs 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 6; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7.

Holiday Book Sale at Blaine Library

Friday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m.

Blaine Public Library, 610 Third St.

Runs 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 6; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7. Sponsor: Friends of the Blaine Library. Benefits library programs and services.

Friends of the Ferndale Library Holiday Open House Book Sale & Gift Bazaar

Friday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m.

Ferndale Public Library at Pioneer Pavilion, 2007 Cherry St.

Open during regular hours: Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 8, 1-5 p.m. Sponsor: Friends of the Ferndale Library.

St Paul's Episcopal Holiday Faire

Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Bellingham, 2117 Walnut St.; 360-733-2890

Runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Great Hall. Soup lunch provided by St Paul's Guild for $5; live music all day. Proceeds support community nonprofits.

Sixth Annual Holiday Craft Fair

Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.

Sudden Valley Dance Barn, Bellingham, 8 Barnview Court; 360-734-6430, ext. 245.

Runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gardenview Montessori's Annual Holiday Bazaar and Silent Auction

Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.

Birchwood Presbyterian Church, Bellingham, 400 Meadowbrook Court; 360-527-9638

Runs 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.

Ferndale Senior Activity Center, 1999 Cherry St.; 360-384-6244

Runs 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ebenezer Christian School's Annual Wreath & Bake Sale

Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.

Former Noisy Neighbors at Fairway Shopping Center, Lynden, 111 N. 17th St.

Runs 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Jansen Art Center Artisan Showcase & Holiday Sale

Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.

Jansen Art Center, Lynden, 321 Front St.; 360-354-3600

Local artists demonstrate and sell their work, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

J&L Art Show - 2013 Holiday Show

Friday, Dec. 13, 11 a.m.

Fox Hall at Hampton Inn, Bellingham, 3985 Bennett Drive; 360-708-3170

Runs 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec 13; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 14; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 15.

Reach Margaret Bikman at 360-715-2273 or margaret.bikman@bellinghamherald.com. Follow Bellingham Entertainment on Facebook or @bhamentertainme on Twitter.

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