Lynden’s Northwest Raspberry Festival festivities begin at 10 a.m. Friday, July 17, in downtown Lynden with music on two stages, face painting and inflatables for kids, and the Curt Maberry Memorial Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.
Shop at the “Berry Fair” Street Market, and enjoy a ice-cold raspberry beer at the “Timeout Razz Beer-y” Garden. People 21 and older can try BelleWood Acres’ raspberry-infusion vodka or Honey Moon Mead’s raspberry wine and hard cider.
A pancake breakfast topped with raspberries is 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 18, at Lynden Community/Senior Center.
A five-kilometer fun run/walk is at 9 a.m. Saturday at Lynden Christian High School, 515 Drayton St. Proceeds benefit Nepal earthquake relief actions.
Classic and restored cars and trucks will be displayed at The Razz & Shine Cruise-In from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on Front Street between Seventh and 10th streets. Registration is free and starts at 8 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Lynden Music Festival and The Lynden Performing Arts Guild present Lynden’s Got Talent, a solo and group voice competition for people 22 and younger, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on an outdoor stage in front of a panel of local judges as well as festivalgoers.
Details: 360-354-5995, Lynden.org.