2012 summer events.
May 26-27: Lummi Island Artists’ Studio Tour. www.lummi-island.com.
May 27: 101st Annual Ski to Sea Race, Bellingham. www.skitosea.com.
May 28: Pioneer Cemetery Tour, Coupeville. www.islandhistory.org.
June 1: Bellingham Jazz Youth Band Concert, Birch Bay State Park. www.fobbsp.org.
June 2: Kids Fishing Derby, Anacortes. www.anacortes.org.
June 2: Appliance Art Revival, Bellingham. www.reuseworks.org.
June 2-3: Anacortes Waterfront Festival. www.anacortes.org.
June 2-3: Wild Eats From Land To Sea, San Juan Islands. www.ncascades.org.
June 9: Bark in the Park, Anacortes. www.anacortes.org.
June 10: National Geographic Live (Peter Athans, Mr. Everest), Bellingham. www.mountbakertheatre.com.
June 14-17: Berry Dairy Days, Burlington. www.visitskagitvalley.com.
June 15: Cruise and Shellfish Soiree, Bellingham. www.taylorshellfish.com
June 16: Annual Birch Bay Sand Castle Contest. www.birchbaychamber.com.
June 16: Museum of Northwest Art Auction, La Conner. www.laconnerchamber.com.
June 16-17: Father’s Day Weekend Boat Show. www.laconnerchamber.com.
June 22: Fairhaven Summer Solstice Walk About. www.fairhaven.com.
June 23: Annual Rose Festival At Christianson’s Nursery, La Conner. www.laconnerchamber.com.
June 23: Chamber Music San Juans, Friday Harbor www.sjctheatre.org.
June 23: Whidbey Island Garden Tour. www.wigt.org.
June 23: Lake Padden Triathlon, Bellingham. www.cob.org.
June 23: 14th Annual Summer Solstice Parade and Celebration, Eastsound. www.orcasislandchamber.com.
June 29: Final Friday Art Walk, La Conner. www.laconnerchamber.com.
June 29: Lopez Artist Guild Art Show, Lopez Island. www.lopezartistguild.org.
July 1: Steveston Salmon Festival and Canada Day Celebration. www.stevestonsalmonfest.ca.
Almost every waterside community has an Independence (July 4) or Canada (July 1) day celebration. Visit their individual websites for more info.
July 4: Annual 4th of July parade, Point Roberts. www.pointrobertschamberofcommerce.com.
July 4: Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, Blaine. www.blainechamber.com.
July 4: Fireworks over the Channel,
La Conner. www.laconnerchamber.com.
July 6-8: Whidbey Island Horse Trials, Coupeville. www.whidbeyisland.ponyclub.org.
July 6-21: Bellingham Festival of Music. www.bellinghamfestival.org.
July 7: Annual Chuckanut Foot Race, Bellingham. www.gbrc.net.
July 8: North Cascades Concert Band, Birch Bay State Park. www.fobbsp.org.
July 8-14: Blaine Art and Jazz Festival. www.blainechamber.com.
July 13-15: Anacortes Unknown Music Series. www.anacortesunknown.com.
July 13-August 10: Shakespeare NW. Mount Vernon. www.shakesnw.org.
July 14: Anacortes Shipwreck Festival. www.shipwreckfest.com.
July 14: Celtic Roots, Birch Bay State Park. www.fobbsp.org.
July 14-15: Summer Arts Fair, Friday Harbor. www.sanjuanisland.org.
July 15: Point Roberts Gardens. www.pointrobertschamberofcommerce.com.
July 15-20: Whidbey Island Races. www.whidbeyislandraceweek.com.
July 18: Ladner Summer Barbecue. www.ladnerbusiness.com.
July 18: Taylor Shellfish-Tival, Bellingham. www.taylorshellfish.com.
July 20: Golf And Wine Fest, Burlington. www.laconnerchamber.com.
July 20-21: Northwest Raspberry Festival, Lynden. www.lynden.org.
July 21: Friday Harbor Fly-In, San Juan Island. www.sanjuanisland.org.
July 21-22: Birch Bay Discovery Days. www.birchbaychamber.com.
July 21-22: Loganberry Festival, Whidbey. www.greenbankfarm.biz.
July 28: Bite of Skagit, Mount Vernon. www.biteofskagit.org.
August 3-5: Annual Anacortes Arts Festival. www.visitskagitvalley.com.
August 3-5: Spirit of the Sea Festival, White Rock. www.spiritofthesea.ca.
August 3-12: Whidbey Music Festival. www.whidbeyislandmusicfestival.org.
August 4: Celtic Roots, Birch Bay State Park. www.fobbsp.org.
August 4: Birch Bay Music Festival. www.birchbaychamber.com.
August 4-5: Lazy Days of Summer Art Festival, La Conner. www.laconnerchamber.com.
August 4-5: Point Roberts Arts and Music Festival. www.pointrobertschamberofcommerce.com.
August 4- 5: Drayton Harbor Days Festival. www.blainechamber.com.
August 4-6: Tsawwassen Sun Festival. www.shoptsawwassen.com.
August 10-12: Coupeville Arts Festival. www.centralwhidbeychamber.com.
August 11: La Conner Classic Boat and Car Show. www.lovelaconner.com
August 13-18: Northwest Washington Fair, Lynden. www.nwwafair.com.
August 18: Bite of Bellingham. www.downtownbellingham.com.
August 24-25: Ferndale Street Festival. www.ferndalestreetfestival.com.
September 1-2: Lopez Island Studio Tour. www.lopezstudiotour.org.
September 8: Whatcom County Farm Tour. www.sustainableconnections.org.
September 15: Mammoth Day, Coupeville. www.islandhistory.org.
September 22: Salmon Barbeque, Fairhaven. www.fairhaven.com.