Event Calendar

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!

Note: Event Listings are currently available for online only – the events calendar in the print magazine is on hiatus.

Apr
26
Fri
Teen Wilderness Skills Class @ Rising Moon Meadows
Apr 26 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

When: Fridays from 12:30 – 2:30 pm from April 19th – June 14th (9 classes)

Apr
27
Sat
NSEA Nooksack River Work Party w/Whatcom Conservation District
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Plant trees and shrubs with NSEA and WCD at this site along the Nooksack River

Spring Foraging and Cooking with Northwest Natura @ Northwest Natura
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Moderate hiking/foraging/cooking, information on ecology

Apr
28
Sun
McClinchy Camano Classic Century @ Stanwood Middle School
Apr 28 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Enjoy a full or metric century on scenic Camano Island. Brewpub tacos to celebrate finish.

Run Like the Wind Running Festival @ Wild Horse Wind & Solar
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Gorgeous, challenging courses on trails on the wind farm. Run next to majestic wind turbines.

May
3
Fri
Teen Wilderness Skills Class @ Rising Moon Meadows
May 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

When: Fridays from 12:30 – 2:30 pm from April 19th – June 14th (9 classes)

May
4
Sat
Bellingham Dockside Market @ Squalicum Harbor, Fishermen's Pavilion
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Buy seafood directly from local fishermen at our twice monthly market

May
10
Fri
Teen Wilderness Skills Class @ Rising Moon Meadows
May 10 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

When: Fridays from 12:30 – 2:30 pm from April 19th – June 14th (9 classes)

May
11
Sat
Skagit Spring Classic @ Bayview Elementary School
May 11 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the 32nd edition of the Skagit Bicycle Club’s Spring Classic. Our fully supported bicycle ride through northern Skagit and southern Whatcom counties features splendid rural, forest, and marine views, well-stocked rest stops, and a post-ride lunch. Four routes to choose from: 25, 45, 64 and 100 miles. Information and sign-up at www.skagitbicycleclub.org

NSEA Bell Creek Work Party w/Whatcom Land Trust
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Work at the Land Trust’s Bell Creek property improving riparian habitat by removing invasive plants

Learning Center Open House & Farm Tour @ Rising Moon Meadows
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come take a tour of our Learning Center and meet our pigs, sheep & chickens!

May
12
Sun
Spring Foraging & Outdoor Cooking with Northwest Natura! @ Maple Falls
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
May
16
Thu
NSEA Stream Team – Old Hutchinson Creek @ Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
May 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join NSEA to help maintain a historic restoration site on Old Hutchinson Creek

May
17
Fri
Teen Wilderness Skills Class @ Rising Moon Meadows
May 17 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

When: Fridays from 12:30 – 2:30 pm from April 19th – June 14th (9 classes)

May
18
Sat
Free Them 5K @ World Concern
May 18 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Join World Concern on May 18 for a fun run/walk to stop human trafficking.

NSEA Tenmile Creek Tributary Work Party
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Aid in restoring critical habitat for Chum and Coho salmon as we remove invasive species

Bellingham Dockside Market @ Squalicum Harbor, Fishermen's Pavilion
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Buy seafood directly from local fishermen at our twice monthly market

Pine Needle Basketry course with Northwest Natura! @ Chuckanut Center in Bellingham
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Wildcrafting workshop to learn basket weaving using coil technique and Ponderosa Pine needles

May
19
Sun
(DAY TWO) Spring Naturalist Series: Botany & Nature Awareness @ Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learning about PNW plants, wildlife, tidepools, bogs, natural history, foraging, and a bit of photography.

May
24
Fri
Teen Wilderness Skills Class @ Rising Moon Meadows
May 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

When: Fridays from 12:30 – 2:30 pm from April 19th – June 14th (9 classes)

May
25
Sat
NSEA MaCaulay Creek Work Party
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wrap up the Spring work party season with NSEA as we tend to this site

Orcas of the Salish Sea: A Crash Course in Ecology @ Chuckanut Center
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

ecology crash course complete with captivating storytelling and bounteous wisdom-sharing: Salish Sea Bioregion. Register Online.

May
26
Sun
Ski to Sea @ Mount Baker Ski Area
May 26 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Organize your team of 3-8 racers for a 7-leg multisport relay race!

Coast Ecology – Tidepools and Edible Seaweeds with Northwest Natura @ Northwest Natura
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

explore tidepools, learn about shoreline ecosystem

May
27
Mon
7 Hills of Kirkland Memorial Day Charity Bicycle Ride, May 27, 2024 @ Marina Park
May 27 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Ride for a cause! Register at http://k03048.site.Kiwanis.org/7-hills-of-kirkland-2024/. Or bikereg.com/62672

May
31
Fri
Teen Wilderness Skills Class @ Rising Moon Meadows
May 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

When: Fridays from 12:30 – 2:30 pm from April 19th – June 14th (9 classes)

Jun
1
Sat
Bellingham Dockside Market @ Squalicum Harbor, Fishermen's Pavilion
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Buy seafood directly from local fishermen at our twice monthly market

Trees of the PNW: A Wildcrafting Series with Northwest Natura (Day 1) @ Ferndale
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Guided note-taking and hands-on experience, familiarize you with various trees of the Pacific Northwest.

Jun
7
Fri
Teen Wilderness Skills Class @ Rising Moon Meadows
Jun 7 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

When: Fridays from 12:30 – 2:30 pm from April 19th – June 14th (9 classes)

Jun
8
Sat
Wander to Wander 1K @ Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

0.62 miles + all ages and abilities + beer + costumes + lots of fun!!

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