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West My Friend, coming from Vancouver Island, helps to give the 2015 Lynden Music Festival its “island” aura. This group performs twice Saturday, Oct. 17 — at the Lynden Pioneer Museum at 2 p.m. and Steakhouse 9 at 8 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

Music fills our town

LYNDEN ­— No matter what the weather is today, the mood for music is being set for the next five days by island sounds and the color of harmony. The seventh annual “Claire de Lune” Lynden Music ...
Sara Whitehead is getting more into promoting and marketing the Bee in Bloom honey and lavender farm she and husband Brent run. (Courtesy photo)

Lavender vendor one new addition to this year’s Craft and Antique Show

LYNDEN ­— Bee in Bloom, a husband-wife team growing lavender and selling products, is one of the new vendors at this week’s craft and antique extravaganza. Dr. Brent and Sara Whitehead have been raising ...

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ONGOING Christmas cantata Rehearsal begins Oct. 28 and continues at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays for the sixth annual combined CRC Christmas Choirs Cantata to be performed twice on Dec. 13. Practice and performance ...
Sylvia Boss moved to Lynden just two years ago from Sequim. (Courtesy photo)

Sylvia Boss, 84, keeps playing piano at The J

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— Sylvia Boss will play a mix of classical and modern piano music at the Jansen Art Center ...
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Music Festival in full swing

Lynden Middle School band students joined with the Borealis Brass quartet (in blue, behind) to play a Handel tune at the opening ceremonies of the Lynden Music Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in Dutch ...

‘The Martian’ a positive survival story

I did something strange (for me) this year: I actually finished a book. I’m a slow reader, one of the slowest, in fact. But Andy Weir’s “The Martian” simply refused to be conquered by my sluggish ...

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ONGOING Glen Echo fun Glen Echo Garden hosts Fall Family Fun every Saturday through Nov. 21 at 4390 Y Rd. just northeast of Bellingham. $10 per family. Hot dog and marshmallow roasting, leaf pile jumping, ...
From left, Thane Boersema, Ryan Turner, Sam Nokes and Paige Braithwaite rehearse their roles for next week Friday’s opening of “A Play About a Dragon” at Lynden Christian High School. Four stage dates are Oct. 16-17 and 23-24. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

LC fall play making dragons funny

LYNDEN — For a bit of humor set in the Middle Ages, Lynden Christian High School offers up its fall school play, aptly titled “A Play About a Dragon.” Suitable for all ages, the “hilarious farce” ...

The fall movie season approaches

September has come to a close, and that also means that the 2015 summer movie season is at its end. This summer saw some huge winners both in terms of box office take and pure artistry, and the fall and ...

See artists in their studios during tour

LYNDEN — The opening reception of the 2015 Whatcom Artist Studio Tour is on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St. Visit with tour artists and see work that will be ...