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!

Feb
22
Sat
Community Work Party @ Squalicum Creek at Bay to Baker Trail
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
28
Fri
Whatcom Cultural Arts Festival @ Bellingham Cruise Terminal
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come celebrate the diverse cultural groups of Whatcom County through visual and performing arts.

Feb
29
Sat
Community Work Party @ Tenmile Creek
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us as we continue our efforts to improve riparian habitat along Tenmile Creek!

Wild Womxn Week 2020
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 8 @ 10:00 pm

Celebrate International Women’s day by taking over the outdoors with a week of womxn-focused activities.

Wild Womxn: Adventure Film Night @ The Mountain Room at Boundary Bay Brewery
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A night of films featuring womxn pushing boundaries and challenging social norms in outdoor space.

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.

Mar
7
Sat
Community Work Party @ Connelly Creek Nature Area
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help us restore salmon habitat along Connelly Creek in the Happy Valley neighborhood!

Mar
8
Sun
Wild Womxn: Dirt to Indulgence Afterparty @ The Mountain Room at Boundary Bay Brewery
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us in a celebration of International Women’s Day with a night of indulgence.

Mar
14
Sat
Community Work Party @ South Fork Nooksack River
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us as we restore salmon habitat along the South Fork of the Nooksack River.

Mar
21
Sat
ABOUT BOATING SAFELY CLASS @ Squalicum Yacht Club
Mar 21 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

About Boating Safely class is a one day (8hr) class.
We cover basic boating safety issues including types of boats, boat handling, required safety items, basic rules of the road, basic boat operation, trip planning and emergencies.
Passing this class qualifies one for the REQUIRED WA State Boaters Education Card. It is REQUIRED to operate any powered boat in the State of Washington (15 hp and over)

Community Work Party
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us as we restore salmon habitat along the Nooksack River and Kwina Slough.

Mar
28
Sat
Community Work Party @ Squalicum Creek at Cornwall Park
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Volunteer with us as we restore salmon habitat along Squalicum Creek at Cornwall Park.

Meet Your Farmer CSA Fair @ Boundary Bay Brewery, Mountain Room
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about getting farm fresh, healthy food in one convenient weekly box.

Apr
3
Fri
World Tour Paddling Film Festival @ Bellingham Technical College
Apr 3 @ 5:30 am – 9:30 pm

Local tour operator, Moondance Sea Kayak Adventures, is hosting the World Tour Paddling Film Festival in Bellingham, WA. The international adventure film tour presents the world’s best paddling films of the year: whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing, fishing, SUP, and lifestyle. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase, including local beer and cider. Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win awesome gear and to show your support for Recreation Northwest, our non-profit beneficiary.

Apr
4
Sat
Community Work Party @ Terrell Creek
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us as we continue to restore a forest for salmon along Terrell Creek.

Apr
11
Sat
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
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

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/

May
2
Sat
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
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
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.

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.

Jun
6
Sat
29th Annual San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour @ San Juan Island
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm

Tour local San Juan Island Artists’ studios. June 6 and 7

Jul
18
Sat
Galcier Bay Photography Workshop II
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – Jul 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

Aug
1
Sat
Kids Fest @ Civic Stadium
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

A free event highlighting educational, recreational and health related activities for Whatcom County youth.

Aug
2
Sun
Community Food Co-op 50th Anniversary Block Party! @ Depot Market Square
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020
Noon–4 p.m.
Depot Market Square
1100 Railroad Ave. in Bellingham
Free, everyone welcome

Eat, drink, dance, play, celebrate! The Co-op is taking over Depot Market Square and Railroad Avenue to celebrate our 50th and you’re invited! Enjoy a fabulous family-friendly block party with food trucks, beer and wine garden, kids area and entertainment, giant birthday cake, and more surprises. Dance to live bands including Bellingham favorite Baby Cakes. Zero waste event.

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