Motherlode to hold benefit concert for WWU scholarship fund



The four women of Bellingham's Motherlode - Janet Peterson, Nan Collie, Marie Eaton and Kathleen Fallon - play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 to benefit a scholarship fund at Fairhaven College.


The four women of Motherlode - Janet Peterson, Nan Collie, Marie Eaton and Kathleen Fallon - met in 1980 at the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop and have been making music together ever since. They perform original songs based on their life experiences of relationships, motherhood, political activism, hope, loss and change.

They'll play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Fairhaven College Auditorium on Western Washington University's campus, in a concert to benefit a scholarship named for Eaton's father, Conant (Connie) Dodge, who was the first in his family to complete a four-year college degree. The scholarships in his name help students at Western Washington University's Fairhaven College who are the first generation in their families to go to college.

Details:, or Marie Eaton at 360-671-6371.

Tickets in advance are $18 general, $12 adult/student; tickets at the door are $20.

Tickets are available at Village Books and the Community Food Co-op.

Reach Margaret Bikman at 360-715-2273 or


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