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Bellstock outdoor fall festival runs Oct. 3-4 on the waterfront

Works by Georgia Donovan will be displayed at Bellstock, Oct. 3-4 at the Hotel Bellwether ballroom. More than 30 artists will have art displayed and for sale at the event, which includes live music and food from local restaurants.
Works by Georgia Donovan will be displayed at Bellstock, Oct. 3-4 at the Hotel Bellwether ballroom. More than 30 artists will have art displayed and for sale at the event, which includes live music and food from local restaurants. ALLIED ARTS

The Port of Bellingham, Allied Arts and Bellwether on the Bay businesses host Bellstock, a new — and free — family-friendly event with music, art and food, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, on Tom Glenn Common and at the Hotel Bellwether, 1 Bellwether Way, on the Bellingham waterfront.

Allied Arts has coordinated more than 30 local artists to sell their crafts in the Bellwether Ballroom.

“This is bound to be a great event,” says Kelly Hart, executive director of Allied Arts, “with wonderful music, tons of great art, along with food and beverages.”

Saturday: Motown Cruisers play noon-2 p.m; The Chris Eger Band plays 2:30-4 p.m.; Stacy Jones 4:30-6 p.m. Sunday: Mr. Feelgood plays noon-2 p.m.; bandZandt plays 2:30-4 p.m.; Polecat plays 4:30-6 p.m.

Bring blankets if you plan to sit on the grass and enjoy Octoberfest food such as beer, brats, salmon and burgers, which will be available for purchase from Anthony’s, Giuseppe’s, Lighthouse Bar and Grill, and Hearthfire Grill.

“It’s a fun fall festival celebrating local artists and musicians in true Northwest style,” says Michael Hogan, public affairs administrator for the Port of Bellingham.

Details: 360-676-2500, alliedarts.org/bellstock.

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