Whatcom County Historical Society hosts benefit

Whatcom County Historical Society’s annual benefit garage sale takes place from 9 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Whatcom County Territorial Courthouse, 1308 E St.

Proceeds support the maintenance and operations of the courthouse, the oldest brick building in Washington State. Take a peek at the interior restoration while shopping for collectibles, historical books and other items. Donations welcome. Call 360-384-4209 for drop-off times or to arrange pickup.