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Welcome to the Adventures NW Outdoor Event Calendar – Whether you are interested in Running, Cycling, Hiking, Paddling, Skiing, Educational Programs, Outdoor Films or Brew Pub Excursions, you’ll find your next adventure here!

Upcoming events in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Western Washington…and beyond!

Feb
23
Sat
Frosty Moss Relay @ Olympic Discovery Trail/Olympic Adventure Trail
Feb 23 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am

80-mile running relay on the Olympic Peninsula. Paved and singletrack trail.

Fort Ebey Kettles Trail Run – Half Marathon & Marathon @ Fort Ebey State Park
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

One of NWTRs largest and most popular races

Fort Ebey Kettles Trail Running Festival @ Fort Ebey State Park
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon, and Checkpoint Run options feature sweeping waterfront vistas and trails that wind among kettle depressions. Timing, snacks, and prizes.

NSEA Community Work Party @ Squalicum Creek @ Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Restore private property with the Roybal Family along Squalicum Creek by planting native vegetation.

Coast Outdoors P’ayakensut (Payak) @ Whistler Olympic Park
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

All ages and abilities are welcome to strap on the skinny skis for the Coast Outdoors Payak, February 23, 2019! Come enjoy the trails through old growth forest, past waterfalls, and into the stadium used for the 2010 Winter Olympics! Free technique event, with thousands of $ in cash prizes, plus even more in draw prizes from industry sponsors Salomon, Fischer, Swix! And, it is a qualifier event for the American Birkie!

Recreation Northwest Expo @ Bellingham Cruise Terminal
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come discover your next outdoor adventure at the Recreation Northwest EXPO. Saturday, February 24th in Bellingham, Washington the EXPO begins at Noon and is free and open to the public. Bring your friends and family to meet face to face with Apparel and Gear Manufacturers, Retailers, Outfitters, Outdoor Media, Activity Clubs, Stewardship Organizations and representatives from your favorite local recreation events and races

Feb
24
Sun
Fort Ebey Kettles Trail Run – 10k & 5k @ Fort Ebey State Park
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

One of NWTRs largest and most popular races

Fort Ebey Kettles Trail Running Festival @ Fort Ebey State Park
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon, and Checkpoint Run options feature sweeping waterfront vistas and trails that wind among kettle depressions. Timing, snacks, and prizes.

Seabirds of the Salish Sea @ REI Community Room
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

North Cascades Audubon Society and the Community Boating Center co-present a class on seabird identification.

Oscar Gala Fundraiser for Friday Harbor Film Festival @ San Juan Island Yacht Club
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Watch Oscars on big screen! Enjoy gala reception: tapas and beverages, silent and live auctions

Feb
25
Mon
Home Yoga Practice Kickstart Workshop – Starting Feb 25 @ 8 Petals Yoga Studio
Feb 25 @ 7:00 am – Mar 8 @ 8:30 pm

Two week workshop will teach you how to start your own yoga practice at home.

2019 Whatcom READS! Art Challenge @ Allied Arts Gallery
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm

Artists Wanted for an Art Challenge!

Mar
1
Fri
2019 Whatcom READS! Art Challenge Opening Reception: Friday, March 1, 2019 @ Allied Arts of Whatcom County
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm

We challenged artists to create work inspired by novel “The Big Burn” by Timothy Egan

Mar
2
Sat
Lake Sammamish Half @ Redmond Town Center
Mar 2 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am

Flat – Fast – Half Marathon

Mar
5
Tue
Wild Whatcom Youth Summer Camps and Backpacking Trips
Mar 5 – Mar 6 all-day

Wild Whatcom Summer Camps and Backpack Trips – Registration opens. Visit wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures for dates/prices.

Mar
9
Sat
Stinky Spoke mountain bike ride @ Redmond City Hall
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join the mountain bike ride known for good times and downright stinky weather! The 19+ mile ride starts and finishes at Redmond City Hall in downtown Redmond, Washington. You’ll collect a poker hand as you ride; winning hands win prizes. Finish line festivities feature beer, food trucks, and live music. The ride is $45 through Jan. 21; $55 thereafter. Includes beanie, pint glass, drink ticket. Registration fee supports Redmond Rotary’s local and international charitable causes.

Mar
10
Sun
All About Beavers @ Rockport State Park
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join Elyssa Kerr, Beavers NW, for interactive presentation on beaver ecology and climate change mitigation.

Mar
12
Tue
Essential Knots for Boaters @ REI Community Room
Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Students will learn to tie essential knots, and understand when to use each knot.

Mar
15
Fri
Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival @ Blaine Middle School
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm

This 17th annual multi-day birding festival, held March 15, 16 and 17 celebrates the incredible variety of migratory birds that flock to the coastal waters of Drayton Harbor, Birch Bay and Semiahmoo Spit in Blaine at the northwest corner of Washington state. The festival provides free indoor and outdoor activities for the entire family including live raptor presentations, wildlife exhibits, photography workshops, guided field trips, kid’s activities and expert speaker presentations.

Mar
16
Sat
NSEA Community Work Party @ Kendall Creek @ Kendall Elementary
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Plant willows along Kendall Creek with NSEA, Whatcom Land Trust, and Whatcom Conservation District!

Soaring Eagle Navigation Race @ Soaring Eagle Regional Park
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:30 pm

Find as many checkpoints as you can in 2, 4, or 8 hours. Free intro.

The Dirty Leprechaun @ Lee Farms
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

An all out mudfest with over 20 obstacles along rugged terrain on Lee Farms

Runnin’ O’ the Green @ Boundary Bay Brewery
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Get your green on!

Mar
19
Tue
Washington Outdoor Summit @ Bellingham Technical College
Mar 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Explore and share ways to grow and promote Washington State’s flourishing recreation economy.

Mar
23
Sat
NSEA Community Work Party @ Squalicum Creek @ Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Plant native trees to restore salmon habitat with NSEA along Squalicum Creek.

Alsea Falls Spring Fling @ Alsea Falls
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Half Marathon 10K and 5K in one beautiful area at Alsea Falls

Mar
30
Sat
Spring Run for Fun @ Redmond Watershed @ Redmond Watershed Preserve
Mar 30 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Great novice race: easy trails over flat to gently-rolling terrain. 5mi, 10mi, Half, and Marathon.

NSEA Community Work Party @ Terrell Creek @ Former Birch Bay Bible Community Church
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join NSEA, Whatcom Conservation District, and BBWARM to help restore a forest for salmon!

Apr
3
Wed
Intro to Navigation @ REI Community Room
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Students will learn how to read charts, use a compass, ded reckoning, & more.

Apr
4
Thu
Intro to Navigation @ REI Community Room
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Students will learn how to read charts, use a compass, ded reckoning, & more.

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