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County orchestra names director

WHATCOM — Thom Mayes has joined the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra as its new executive director, replacing Scott Henderson, who retired after holding the position for the past 2 1/2 years. Mayes has a past ...

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ONGOING Orchard Days BelleWood Acres hosts Orchard Days at 6140 Guide Meridian Rd. from Aug. 31 through Sept. 6. It starts with free apple cider donuts and live music from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday ...

Vintage trailers at fairgrounds Sept. 7

LYNDEN — Vintage trailers coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Sept. 6-8 may be a curiosity item, and Brian Morrow is happy to oblige. Some vehicles in the Mount Baker Vintage Trailer Rally ...

Ferndale Street Festival a draw for all ages this weekend

FERNDALE — For the tenth time in as many years, visitors to the Ferndale Street Festival will get a chance to sample all that the city has to offer in the best place possible this weekend: the streets ...

Acclaimed pianist to perform in Lynden

LYNDEN — Internationally celebrated concert pianist Jerry Nelson will headline a concert at Faith Community Church on Friday, Sept. 6. Nelson has performed across the world, teaming up with Dino and ...

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WEDNESDAY Gospel concert Faith Community Church, 586 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd., hosts a Country Gospel Roundup Concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Ron and Opal Erickson lead other local musicians. A free ...
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Hayes crowd highlights 2013 fair

LYNDEN — If a sold-out, boisterous crowd to hear new country star Hunter Hayes perform was a high point, this year’s event lacked any real low mark, according to Jim Baron, fair manager — and that’s ...
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Day five of the NWWA Fair

With great weather in Whatcom County, visitors to the Northwest Washington Fair continue to be all smiles on Friday afternoon. Thursday’s attendance came in at 30,716, the second highest of the first ...
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Hunter Hayes plays NWWA Fair to packed (and screaming) crowd

Hunter Hayes, one of the biggest names right now in county music made a much-anticipated stop at the Northwest Washington Fair on Thursday evening, playing close to two hours (easily topping Dwight Yoakam’s ...
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VIDEO: The fair’s Grand Prix coaster

The fair’s new Grand Prix coaster—not part of the all-day ride passes—has been met with mixed reviews, mostly because of the extra fee to ride it. Here’s a quick view of what you can expect…. ...