The annual Fall Craft and Antique Show is in Lynden this weekend, along with mask-making at county libraries, an instrument petting zoo and a “supermoon.”
More than 100 vendors are featured in the Fall Craft and Antique Show, from 10 a.m. 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 13-14, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, in the expo building at the Northwest Washington Fair and Events Center, 1775 Front St., Lynden. Admission is $6; $5 for those 60 and older; 12 and under free. Return privileges and free parking. Info: lyndencraftantiqueshow.com.
Fall at the farm
Harvest season is well under way with special activities at BelleWood Acres, an apple farm with activities such as corn maze and corn cannon geared toward families and children. Admission is free, but there are fees for some activities. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with U-pick apples and pumpkins, live music, a cafe, craft store and distillery. Info: bellewoodfarms.com, 360-318-7720.
Free mask-making activities for children continue through the month at various Whatcom County Library System branches, including from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Everson McBeath Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, Everson; and from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Ferndale Library, 2125 Main St., Ferndale. Check WCLS.org for dates and locations, including South Whatcom, Sumas, Island, Point Roberts, North Fork and Lynden libraries. Info: wcls.org, 360-305-3600.
Howl at the supermoon
Step outside at 7:06 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16, for the first of three autumn “supermoons,” when a full moon coincides with perigee – the moon’s closest point to Earth in its elliptical monthly orbit. Some 99 percent of the lunar face will be illuminated. Info: earthsky.org.
Instruments on parade
An Instrument Petting Zoo offers information about various musical instruments and demonstrations of how they are played, free from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Evergreen Music Studios, 2209 Elm St. No. 2. Folks from Quist Violins and Wind Works will attend, along with music teachers. It’s a “Purple Friday,” so there’s no classes for Bellingham Schools. Info: 360-220-4628, evergreenmusicstudios.com, or the Bellingham Instrument Petting Zoo page on Facebook.
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