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ONGOING Tractor pull The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will host a tractor pull on Friday and Saturday, June 27-28, at Berthusen Park’s Badger Road entrance. Friday’s event ...

Farmers Market opens Thursday

LYNDEN -— The Lynden Farmers Market opens for the 2014 season this Thursday, June 19, in the parking lot at Front and Fourth streets. There will an opening “blessing” right at noon, said Dave Timmer, ...

‘Orange is the New Black,’ and the new face of TV programming

If you want a glimpse into the future of television, Netflix is a good place to start. The disc and streaming service made its first foray into original TV programming in early 2012 with the Norwegian ...

Wine and spirits tasting event July 20 at Bellewood

BELLINGHAM — Sustainable Connections, in partnership with the Whatcom Winery and Distillery Association, will host a second annual Whatcom Wine & Spirits Fest on Sunday, July 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. ...

‘Border Songs’ coming to stages here

LYNDEN -— A theater version of “Border Songs,” the Whatcom County-based 2009 bestseller book of Jim Lynch, is coming to two local stages. Lynch’s story is from the perspective of a tall severely ...

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ONGOING Art show The International Art Festival at Peace Arch Park runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday through Sunday, June 20-22. Free. Details: www.peacearchart.org. Local dance The Dance Studio presents ...

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ONGOING Haynie shows The Haynie Opry, 3144 Haynie Rd., Blaine, officially kicks off its 2014 season with 7 p.m. shows on Friday, June 13, and Saturday, June 14, for $15. A Saturday 3 p.m. show is $10. ...

‘Snow White’ on stage this week

LYNDEN — The dancers, teachers and staff of A Gift of Dance studio have been working hard since January to present “The Story of Snow White” on Friday and Saturday, June 13-14, in the Lynden Christian ...

Northwest Ballet to perform Shakespeare classic at Mount Baker

WHATCOM — Ballet is a growing art form in Whatcom County, thanks in large part to Northwest Ballet Academy’s partnership with the Jansen Art Center. “We’ve had just a wonderful two-year relationship ...

New ‘X-Men’ could be the series’ best ever

LYNDEN — “X-Men: Days of Future Past” became the seven-film franchise’s highest-grossing entry yet over the weekend, and I’d argue that’s certainly a justified outcome considering the quality ...