Not only are we blessed with a beautiful place to live, but one that really envelops the spirit of the Christmas season with many things to see and do. Below is a brief list of events over the weekend of December 5th-7th that you and your family might enjoy taking part in. A full description of each event can be found at http://www.bellingham.org/insider-blogs/holiday-events-in-whatcom-county/ thanks to Annette Bagley of Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism .
Dec 5th – Downtown Bellingham Tree-lighting and Art Walk starting at 5:30
Dec 5-7th – Holiday Port Celebrations – times vary; more at http://portofbellingham.com/141/Holiday-Port/
Dec 6th – Lynden Lighted Christmas Parade starting at 6:00 – more at http://lynden.org/
Dec 6, 13 & 20th – Free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides and Santa in Fairhaven – noon to 3; more at http://www.fairhavenvillageinn.com/
Dec 5-7th – Old Fashioned Christmas in Ferndale – times vary; more at http://ferndaleheritagesociety.com/events.php#oldFashionedChristmas
Dec 5-7th – Holiday Harbor Lights in Blaine – times vary; more at http://blaineholidayharborlights.com/
Dec 13 – Jingle Bell Run/Walk for arthritis – pre-registration and day of event information at http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1111851