Entertainment

Upcoming entertainment

UPCOMING

COMEDY

Trailer Park Boys Friday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. The Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, 918 Granville St.

DANCE

Dance Bellingham Dance Saturday, Nov. 22, 6:45 p.m. Ferndale Events Center, Ferndale, 5715 Barrett Rd.; $50/person or $375 for a table of 8; 360-676-8970

Pacific Northwest Ballet: Stowell & Sendak’s “Nutcracker” Friday, Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m. Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle. Through Dec. 28.

Ballet Bellingham: “The Nutcracker” Saturday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. Mount Baker Theatre, Bellingham, 104 N. Commercial St.; $20 adults, $15 senior/students

Royal Winnipeg Ballet: “The Nutcracker” Friday, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m. Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton St., Vancouver, B.C.

Northwest Ballet Theatre: “The Nutcracker” Saturday, Dec. 13-14, 7:30 p.m. Mount Baker Theatre.

BAAY Dance Company presents Winter Show Tuesday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m. BAAY Theatre, Bellingham, 1059 N. State St.; $5; 360-306-8531

“Saving ChristmasTown” Thursday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m. Bellingham High School Performing Arts Center, Bellingham, 2020 Cornwall Ave.; $12; 360-734-1595 Britt Setters The Dance Studio presents its all dance performance at 7 p.m. Dec. 18, 19 and 20; 2 p.m. Dec. 20 and 21. Details: www.thedancestudio.net.

The Goh Ballet: “The Nutcracker” Thursday, Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m. The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts, 777 Homer St., Vancouver, B.C.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, EVENTS

Village Books Presents Rick Steves, European Travel Skills & The Holy Land Wednesday, Nov. 19, 6 p.m. Bellingham High School, Bellingham, 2020 Cornwall Ave.; $5; 360-671-2626 Two presentations with Rick Steves. 6 - 7:30 p.m.: “European Travel Skills.” 8-9 p.m.: “The Holy Land: A Talk About Israel and Palestine.” Admission is $5 and tickets are non-refundable. Your ticket admits you to one or both of the presentations. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Living Voices: Native Visions with Lily Gladstone Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. Syre Theater, Whatcom Community College.

Skagit Wine & Beer Festival Saturday, Nov. 22, 3 p.m. Best Western Cotton Tree Inn and Conference Center, Mount Vernon.

Vertical Barrel Tasting. Saturday, Nov. 29, 1 p.m. Vartanyan Estate Winery, Bellingham, 1628 Huntley Rd.; $ 5.00 per person with purchase of bottle of wine per person; 360-756-6770

Stuart McLean & “The Vinyl Cafe” Saturday, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m. Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, 630 Hamilton St.

The Lights of Christmas Thursday, Dec. 4, 5 p.m. Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center, Stanwood, 20800 Marine Dr.; $10-$15; 800-228-6724 $15 adults, $12 seniors and military, $10 ages 4-12, and 3 and under are free. Through Dec. 30. 800-228-6724. www.warmbeachlights.com.

Festival of Trees Friday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. The Leopold, 1224 Cornwall Ave.; Winter Wonderland Walk - free. Gala on Dec. 6 ($50); 360-733-6714

Real Heroes Celebration Thursday, Dec. 11, 6 p.m. Best Western Lakeway Inn, Bellingham, 714 Lakeway Dr.; The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross hosts a celebration of courage, compassion and heroism. Suggested minimum donation is $100. Call to reserve your seat at 360-733-3290 x1019 or email Stacy Rice at stacy.rice@redcross.org.

New Year’s Eve Cruise Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1 p.m. Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Port Townsend, Fort Worden State Park, 532 Battery Way; $55; 360-385-5288.

FILM

Silent Film: “My Best Girl” with Live Organ Sunday, Nov. 30, 3 p.m. Mount Baker Theatre.

MUSIC

WWU Orchestra concert Monday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m. Western Washington University Performing Arts Center Mainstage Theatre

Fleetwood Mac, Nov. 18; Rogers Arena, Vancouver, B.C.

Mira Quartet Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. University of Washington - Meany Hall for the Performing Arts, 1313 NE 41st St.

High School Choral Festival Thursday, Nov. 20, 8 a.m. Western Washington University Performing Arts Center Mainstage Theatre

McIntyre Hall Presents: Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband Friday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. McIntyre Hall Performing Arts & Conference Center, Mount Vernon, 2501 E. College Way; $25; 360-416-7727x2

Motley Crue & Alice Cooper, Friday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m. Rogers Arena, Vancouver, B.C.

Los Straitjackets Saturday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m. Tractor Tavern, Seattle; $20

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Christmas Attic Saturday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m. Key Arena, Seattle, 305 Harrison St.

Ridley Bent - Barney Bentall and The Grand Cariboo Opry Saturday, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. The Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, 918 Granville St.

Legends of the Blues II Saturday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m. Byrnes Performing Arts Center, Arlington, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.; $15; 360-435-5866 Patti Allen, Mark Riley, Jeff Nicely and Blues Playground

“A Light in the Darkness” Choral Concert Sunday, Nov. 23, 2 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

Whatcom Symphony Orchestra: Mozart Meets Mahler, Sunday, Nov. 23, 3 p.m. Mount Baker Theatre.

Traditional Irish Music with Ensemble Bua Sunday, Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. YWCA, Bellingham, 1046 N. Forest; $15; 360-733-5960

Composers of Western Monday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m. WWU Performing Arts Center,

Usher Wednesday, Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m. Key Arena, Seattle, 305 Harrison St.; with August Alsina and DJ Cassidy

John Fogerty Friday, Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m. Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre.

Noah Gundersen Friday, Nov. 28, 8 p.m. Moore Theatre, Seattle, 1932 Second Ave.

Seattle Men’s Chorus Presents: “Our Gay Apparel” Saturday, Nov. 29, 2 p.m. Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 200 University St.; $25-$75; 206-388-1400

“Once Upon a Winter’s Night” featuring Rebecca Blair and Friends Saturday, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m. Place des Arts, Coquitlam, 1120 Brunette Ave.; $13 - $15; 604-664-1636

“The Coats” Holiday Show with Lakewood High School Jazz Choir, ’Swingbeat’ Monday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. Byrnes Performing Arts Center, Arlington, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.; $16.50; 360-652-4505 ext 2037

An Irish Christmas Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. Mount Baker Theatre.

Stevie Wonder Wednesday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. Key Arena, Seattle, 305 Harrison St.;

THEATER

BAAY Pixie Theatre Presents “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Friday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. BAAY Theatre, Bellingham, 1059 N. State St.; $5; 360-306-8531; Through Nov. 15

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Music is Awesome! Tuesday, Nov. 18, 3 p.m. Paramount Theatre, Seattle, 911 Pine St.

“White Christmas” Wednesday, Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m. Lincoln Theatre, Mount Vernon, 712 S. First St.; Advance reserve seating tickets: $10 - $24. Nov. 28 is bargain night - all seats $10 at-the-door, Dec. 2 senior matinee; Through Dec. 12.

BAAY Presents “Nightmare Before Christmas” Friday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m. BAAY Theatre, Bellingham, 1059 N. State St.; $10; 360-306-8531; Through Dec. 14

CircusFest 2014 Friday, Nov. 7, 10:30 p.m. The Cultch, Vancouver, 1895 Venables St.; Through Nov. 9.

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