Six Friday evenings of free outdoor dancing kicks off this Friday, July 5, at the Fairhaven Village Green at 10th Street and Mill Avenue. There will be a West Coast Blues lesson at 7 p.m, followed by DJ tunes until 10 p.m. Sponsored by Bellingham Parks and Recreation and coordinated by Bellingham Dance Company. Here is the full schedule:
July 5: West Coast/Blues with Bellingham Dance Company
July 12: Salsa with Rumba Northwest
July 26: Tango with TangoLife
Aug. 2: Waltz with Bellingham Dance Company
Aug. 9: Country with Bellingham Dance Company
Aug.16: Swing with B’ham Hop
On Sundays on the Green, from 2 to 5 p.m., learn dance styles with Fiddlin’ Fox, and live music by regional bands.
Here’s what’s up:
July 7: Swing dance with Sea Breeze
July 14: Gypsy-Balkan dance with Balkanarama
July 21: Cajun dance with Swamp Soul
July 28: Latin beat with Alma Villegas
Semiahmoo Resort hosts Friday Night Shindigs on the Patio in Blaine. Food starts at 5 p.m, Music starts between 5 and 6 p.m.
July 5: Mobile Mouth Hole Truck, entertainment by Nick Danger
July 19: Sally’s Brats, Music TBA
Aug 2: Back East BBQ, music by the Double Trouble Band
Aug 16: Back East BBQ, music by the Song Wranglers
Aug 30: Bare Bones BB, music by the Lord Knapp Band
There’s also a Seaside BBQ dinner series from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
July 4: The Shannanagins
July 5: Lord Knapp Band
July 6: Wicked Timing
July 12: Sam Halbert – Singer/Songwriter
July 13: Queen’s Bluegrass
July 19: The Jim Basnight Band
July 26: Shearwater
July 27: Blackwater
Aug. 2: The Jim Basnight Band
Aug. 3: Free Harmony Quartet
Aug. 9: Wicked Timing
Aug. 10: Queen’s Bluegrass
Aug. 16: Lord Knapp Band
Aug. 17: The Shannanagins
Aug. 23: The Replayzmentz
Aug. 24: Blackwater
Aug. 30: J.P. Falcon Band
Aug. 31: The Dogtones
Sept. 1: The Walrus
And here’s where to check for events at Boundary Bay Brewery, hosting Irish and Folk Nights on Tuesdays, Stringband Thursdays, and Fish Fry Frydays!
Venturing to Anacortes on a Wednesday or a Friday? Catch the free Summer Concert Series hosted by the Port of Anacortes!
Don’t forget Downtown Sounds begins July 10 and runs through Aug. 7, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday!
And the Elizabeth Park Concert series continues from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 22.