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!

Mar
1
Sun
Wild Whatcom Summer Adventures Registration is Now Open!
Mar 1 @ 12:00 am – May 31 @ 11:59 pm

Registration is open for our summer camps and backpacking trips. Grades 1-12. Financial assistance available.

Apr
11
Sat
Cottage Grove Half Marathon @ Bohemia Park
Apr 11 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Point to Point fast and flat 20 minutes south of Eugene, Oregon

Community Work Party @ NSEA Nursery
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Volunteer with NSEA at our campus to help pot bare root plants for our nursery

Apr
16
Thu
Artist Trust presents: Writing your Artist Biography and Artist Resume @ Allied Arts of Whatcom County
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Apr
18
Sat
Community Work Party @ Squalicum Creek
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Celebrate Earth Day by helping restore salmon habitat along Squalicum Creek

Magnuson Series @ Magnuson Park
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We offer a 5k, 10k, 15k and kids dash each month all year-round. Also check out our special events such as our obstacle dash, duathlon and Earth Day Half Marathon. Based in beautiful Magnuson Park Seattle you get views of Lake Washington and Mt. Rainier. This event supports Earth Runs a tree planting organization.

O’Grady’s Earth Day 5k @ Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy breath taking views while feeling your lungs with fresh mountain air.

Apr
19
Sun
Whidbey Island Marathon @ Windjammer Park
Apr 19 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Whidbey Island Marathon, featuring a full, half, 10K, 5K and Kids 1K is the perfect weekend running getaway. Just north of Seattle, nestled in Whidbey Island, this race is the perfect destination for avid runners and casual runners alike. Providing picturesque ocean views and tranquil farmland the courses promise to be scenic from Deception Pass Bridge to country back roads and waterfront coastlines, the Whidbey Island Marathon is the perfect destination event!

Apr
20
Mon
Trail Blazers Winter Sessions
Apr 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:40 pm

Trail running for 7-11 year old girls and boys.  Seven week program.

Apr
24
Fri
Adventures Northwest North Cascades Photography Workshop @ North Cascades Institute
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm

Take your photography to the next level at this workshop in North Cascades National Park. Join us for a weekend of shooting in the field and learning how to use Adobe Lightroom software to bring out the best in your images. This workshop is suitable for students who have a basic familiarity with their camera’s settings. No previous Lightoom experience required (but helpful!). More info: https://ncascades.org/

Apr
26
Sun
McClinchy Mile – Camano Climb @ Haller Park/Stanwood Elementary School
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Four rural scenic routes. Free family trail ride! Two start locations- HallerPark and Stanwood Elementary

Apr
28
Tue
Deb McCunn presents Social Media Strategies to Find Your Audience @ Allied Arts of Whatcom County
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tips on finding your audience through social media

May
2
Sat
Oregon Triple Crown
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Your source for adventure cycling in Oregon!
Gravel and road cycling for the 8th year of the Oregon Triple Crown!
Featuring the Oregon Coast Gravel Epic May 2nd, Oregon Gran Fondo June 6th, Sasquatch Duro in Oakridge on June 13th and the Takelma Gravel Grinder on June 27th.
Each event features full support, multiple routes, aid stations and your friends!
Do one or finish three and go for the Pactimo Jersey. #oregontriplecrown for images!

Oregon Coast Gravel Epic @ Waldport Community Center
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

50% Gravel Cycling event all starting from the Pacific Ocean. 60 or 37 Miles!

Recreation Northwest EXPO @ Bellingham Cruise Terminal / Marine Park / Evil Bikes
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Recreation Northwest EXPO is your chance to connect with the active outdoor community. We’re moving to a new date, Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 and expanding into more realms with paddle, bike and camping demos and more. Meet face to face and talk with Gear & Equipment Manufacturers, Retailers, Tour Guides, Coaches & Outfitters, Health & Fitness, Stewardship & Education groups, Events and Races, Public Lands officials and Recreation Media.

Recreation Northwest EXPO @ Bellingham Cruise Terminal
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Recreation Northwest EXPO is your chance to connect with the active outdoor community. We’re moving to a new date, May 2nd, and expanding into more realms with paddle, bike and camping demos and more. The EXPO Hall will be filled with gear and equipment retailers, coaches and outfitters, public lands officials, stewardship and education groups, tour guides, health and fitness coaches, outdoor activity clubs, race and event experts, recreation media and outdoor photographers.

May
9
Sat
Mt. Baker Climb
May 9 @ 7:00 am – May 11 @ 7:00 pm

Every weekend!
American Alpine Institute. In three days have fun learning basic climbing skills then make a summit ascent. No previous climbing experience is required. Every weekend, May through September. Come with a friend or family
member or come on your own and meet others making their first climb. AAI is nationally accredited & 100% carbon neutral.
360-671-1505. AlpineInstitute.com

Skagit Spring Classic @ Bayview Elementary School
May 9 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the 30th 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 plus homemade cookies at our well-stocked rest stops. Four courses to choose from – 25,45, 62, and 100 miles.

Stottlemeyer @ 1/3 of a mile South of Port Gamble
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 7:00 pm

NW Epic Series kicks off 2020 season with a race at Stottlemeyer on Kitsap Peninsula!

May
10
Sun
BlueShore Financial Mother’s Day Run – 10k, 5K & 3K in Stanley Park! @ Stanley Park Vancouver & The Westin Bayshore
May 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For everyone! whether you are an experienced runner or want to walk!

May
16
Sat
Mt. Baker Climb
May 16 @ 7:00 am – May 18 @ 7:00 pm

Every weekend!
American Alpine Institute. In three days have fun learning basic climbing skills then make a summit ascent. No previous climbing experience is required. Every weekend, May through September. Come with a friend or family
member or come on your own and meet others making their first climb. AAI is nationally accredited & 100% carbon neutral.
360-671-1505. AlpineInstitute.com

May
19
Tue
Glacier Bay Photography Workshop
May 19 @ 9:00 am – May 25 @ 1:00 pm

Join Adventures Northwest for a spectacular week in Glacier Bay aboard the M/V David B. The David B goes places that are off-limits to the big ships, allowing us the chance to get up close and personal with one of America’s most awe-inspiring National Parks. Phenomenal scenery, whales, bears, and lots of stunning blue ice! In-depth workshop on digital shooting, editing and post-processing, private staterooms & gourmet meals. Limited to Six Passengers. www.adventuresnw.com/photo-workshops

May
23
Sat
Mt. Baker Climb
May 23 @ 7:00 am – May 25 @ 7:00 pm

Every weekend!
American Alpine Institute. In three days have fun learning basic climbing skills then make a summit ascent. No previous climbing experience is required. Every weekend, May through September. Come with a friend or family
member or come on your own and meet others making their first climb. AAI is nationally accredited & 100% carbon neutral.
360-671-1505. AlpineInstitute.com

May
24
Sun
Ski to Sea
May 24 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Multi-sport relay race from Mt. Baker to Bellingham Bay, 93 miles, teams of 3-8 racers

Ski to Sea
May 24 @ 7:30 am – 7:00 pm

First run in 1973, the Ski to Sea is a multi-sport team relay from the Mt. Baker Ski Area to Bellingham Bay. The race is held annually on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend in Whatcom County, Washington. A Ski to Sea team consists of three – eight racers competing in seven different sports: Cross Country Ski, Downhill Ski/Snowboard, Running, Road Bike, Canoe (2 paddlers), Cyclocross Bike, and Sea Kayak.

Sisters Stampede @ Sisters, Oregon
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Memorial Weekend MTB race with 500 riders! 14M or 28M courses in Sisters, Oregon

May
25
Mon
Pawz by the Sea @ Downtown Langley
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The event takes place on 2nd Street in Langley, Washington, on beautiful Whidbey Island.

May
29
Fri
Sucia Island WFR for Runners
May 29 @ 2:00 pm – May 31 @ 3:30 pm

A 3 Day Wilderness First Aid Certification course on Sucia Island for runners.

May
30
Sat
Mt. Baker Climb
May 30 @ 7:00 am – Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm

Every weekend!
American Alpine Institute. In three days have fun learning basic climbing skills then make a summit ascent. No previous climbing experience is required. Every weekend, May through September. Come with a friend or family
member or come on your own and meet others making their first climb. AAI is nationally accredited & 100% carbon neutral.
360-671-1505. AlpineInstitute.com

WCPC’s Annual Walk & Run For Life @ A Life Church & Cornwall Park
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Walk – It’s a family-friendly, easy 2 miles, so all ages can participate! There will be games, face painting, bouncy houses, food and fun!
5K Fun Run – The 5K run is a combination of trails & pavement that begins & ends on the corner of A Life Church & Cornwall Park and travels throughout Cornwall Park. This is a timed event.
~Refreshments, festivities and awards at A Life Church following these events~

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