Community calendar of November 10, 2021 | Community


• Veterans Day in Lynden

At 11 a.m. on November 11, join VFW Post 9301 for a Veterans Day ceremony. VFW 9301 is located at 7011 Hannegan Road, Lynden.

• Annual sale of Ebenezer Christian wreaths

Wreath sale, bazaar and fundraising from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 4 in the gymnasium of the Ebenezer Christian school. Beautiful handmade wreaths, centerpieces with fresh greenery and colorful poinsettias.

The Ebenezer Christian School is located at 9390 Guide Meridian Road, Lynden.

Call 360-354-2632 for more information.

• Flu vaccination clinic at Lynden Community / Seniors Center

Flu vaccination clinic at Lynden Community / Senior Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, November 18.

Lynden Community / Seniors Center has partnered with Lynden Safeway Pharmacy to offer a flu shot clinic at the center for your convenience.

The Lynden Community / Seniors Center is located at 401 Grover Street, Lynden. Call 360-354-2921 for more information.

• WA Berry Conference and Agricultural Show

This year’s Washington Small Fruit Agriculture Conference and Show will take place December 1-2 at Northwest Washington Fairground 1775 Front St., Lynden.

• Prevention of wild buckwheat

• Localized spray technology

• The bridge of the Whatcom museum of the old town hall

After missing out on last year’s festivities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Whatcom Museum will be donating its beloved Deck the Old City Hall to the community.

This holiday celebration includes more than a dozen themed decorated trees in the Rotunda Room of the Old Town Hall, as well as weekly art activities to bring creativity to the fun of the holidays. Visitors can view the trees from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday from November 26 to January 2, 2022.

Holiday themed trees will be decorated by volunteers from the community and the Old Town Hall will be decorated with garlands and wreaths.

Visitors are also welcome to visit Saturdays in December for a drop-in holiday activity. Led by a museum educator, supplies will be provided and participation will be by donation.

Visitors can take a family portrait with props in a photo booth on December 4, create origami trees on December 11, or make a paper wreath on December 18. All activities are open from noon to 4 p.m. and are suitable for all ages.

Admission to Deck the Old City Hall is by donation, including holiday craft activities. Proceeds help support the Museum’s exhibitions and programs throughout the year.

Rudolph the red nosed reindeer

Join Lynden’s Claire Theater for Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, live on stage, on the weekends November 26 through December 31. 12.

“Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” is an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.

Sessions are November 26-28, December 2-5 and December 9-12. Evening shows at 7:30 p.m., mornings at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets are available online at or by phone: 360-354-4425 from November 16. Call Tuesdays or Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. only. Tickets cost $ 15 for adults, $ 13 for seniors (65 and over) and students, $ 11 for children 9 and under.

Out of consideration for all of our guests, no children under 3 years old in the theater please.

Due to recent changes and guidelines from the CDC, we will be asking everyone entering the theater to mask themselves, regardless of their immunization status. Exceptions will be honored.

Thank you for keeping our theater open and healthy.

The Claire Theater is located at 655 Front Street. Call 360-354-4425 for more information.

• The Illuminated Parade apps are now available

Treat yourself to a dazzling light show at Lynden’s 31st Annual Edaleen Dairy Lighted Christmas Parade at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 4.

Parade requests are now available at the chamber office, 518 Front Street, or at Applications should be sent on Monday, November 29.

There is no charge for chamber members or non-profit organizations. For more information, call the Lynden Chamber of Commerce at 360-354-5995.

• Community event / Handicraft vendor market

The Red Barn Holiday Market is back at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds from November 19-20. Over 90 local handmade / vintage vendors.

VIP Friday tickets are $ 20, which includes a drink, snacks, and other fun stuff. Tickets are available on Facebook: Red Barn Market Events. Saturday costs $ 5 admission, 12 and under free

The hours are from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

The Mount Baker Orchid Society will be hosting a special one-day fall show on Saturday, November 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Christianson Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mt Vernon.

At 11:00 a.m. and again at 3:00 p.m., classes on growing orchids and how to make them bloom again will be taught by growers with decades of experience.

An orchid doctor will be available to answer questions throughout the show. A spring show will be held at the same location on the first weekend of March 2022.

The event is free and open to the public. Orchid plants and supplies will be available for purchase.

Parkinson’s support group

A newly organized support group for people with Parkinson’s disease will meet on the first Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover St. Call Virgi Diephuis at 360-354-1137 from Tina Navis at 360- 510-8024.

Anyone with Parkinson’s disease or Parkinson’s caregivers are welcome.

Bereavement support group

Grievance Share Support Group meets from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through November 20 in the Corner at North County Christ the King Church, 1816 18th St., Lynden.

Grief Share is a support group where you will find a warm and caring environment of people who accompany you on your journey through grief, towards healing and hope for the future.

• Cloud Mountain Farm Center farm stand

Discover farm-fresh produce and meet the people who grew them at the Cloud Mountain Farm Center’s incubator farm stand.

Farm Stand is open Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 5979 Lawrence Road, Everson.

The historic Lynden Cemetery “A Walk Back in Time” tours have resumed. They are at 11 a.m. on Saturdays on the south side of Front Street at Guide Meridian Road.

Learn about the pioneer families and the cemetery’s unique anecdotes. Free, no reservation necessary.

Details: 360-354-3675. Tours of Greenwood Cemetery, 605 E. Wiser Lake Road, take place at 1 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month.

• “Ephemeral Faces” at Allied Arts

Allied Arts of Whatcom County invites you to explore its October exhibit, “Fleeting Faces”.

This episode features a variety of interesting and unique pieces from Frank Frazee, Susan Cohen Raphael, Jan Murphy, and Ken Wiener. The tone of “Fleeting Faces” is humanity, emotion and the spaces in which people inhabit.

Allied Arts is a non-profit gallery. Proceeds from sales are used to support the arts in the community.

Allied Arts is located at 1478 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham.

“Paintings of my life” at the Syre gallery

Galerie Syre has extended the solo exhibition “Paintings of My Life” by Beth Anna Margolis until February 23, 2022. The exhibition presents a selection of more than 60 works including originals and magnificent reproductions of Giclée prints, as well as than his recently published book.

Beth Anna Margolis is a painter and poet who has been creating art for many years. Her art is colorful, energetic and inspired by her love for nature. The artwork and the book provide incredible insight into Beth Anna’s worldview, nourished by her personal experiences and creative insight.

Presenting this permanent collection of his paintings as well as the presentation of his new book with the eponymous title “Paintings of My Life”, the Syre gallery aims to open and share the history of Margolis.

At the same time, Galerie Syre will present the exhibition “In Dialogue” with a selection of new and existing paintings and drawings by David Syre.

The exhibition aims to initiate a conversation on pressing contemporary topics and highlights the parallels between the artistic practice of Syre and Margolis.

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