Special Events

Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt in Lynden!

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
430 Front St.
Lynden, WA 98264

Start your day at 11 a.m. at Elf Headquarters (aka the Edward Jones office, 517 Front Street) to receive the rules and clues, then explore the shops on Front Street to find the Elf on the Shelf! Find all 12 elves to be entered to win the grand prize. Past winners received more than $1,200 worth of gifts for the whole family. People of all ages are encouraged to join the fun; there is no cost to participate. Winner is announced at the 5 p.m. Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.

Lynden Lighted Parade

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 6:00pm
Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264

The 27th annual dazzling display of lighted trucks, cars, floats, wagons and farm equipment is sponsored by Edaleen Dairy. The procession starts at Fairway Center (Front & 17th Street) and continues through downtown Lynden along charming Front Street. Contact the Lynden Chamber of Commerce for more information.

Mindfulness Practices with Tim Burnett, Having Mindful Holidays

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join local mindfulness practitioner Tim Burnett, Executive Director of Mindfulness Northwest, for an exploration of how mindfulness practices can help us navigate the holidays with more joy and less stress. We'll look at practices that promote awareness and well being. We will discuss the origins of mindfulness, touch on stress physiology, and explore how mindfulness practices can help us engage in our relationship to experience, reducing stress and enhancing well being.

Purple Friday Visit and Story Time with the Grinch!

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:30am
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery for a story time from Dr. Seuss' holiday classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas.  There will be a special guest appearance by the Grinch, himself at 10:30am AND 4pm!  Bring your camera for fun photo opportunities.  Just in time for your Christmas cards!

Purple Friday Visit and Story Time with the Grinch!

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery for a story time from Dr. Seuss' holiday classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas.  There will be a special guest appearance by the Grinch, himself at 10:30am AND 4pm!  Bring your camera for fun photo opportunities.  Just in time for your Christmas cards!

New Year's Eve Hours

Sun, 12/31/2017 (All day)
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Come in to Village Books and Paper Dreams on December 31st and January 1st for our annual storewide sale. Receive up to 50% off holiday items and 20% off mostly everything in the store. Some restrictions apply.

Store Hours for Sale!

New Year's Eve (Dec. 31)
Fairhaven: 9am-6pm
Lynden: 11am-5pm

New Year's Day (Jan. 1)
Both Stores: 10am-6pm
 

New Year's Day Hours

Mon, 01/01/2018 (All day)
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Come in to Village Books and Paper Dreams on December 31st and January 1st for our annual storewide sale. Receive up to 50% off holiday items and 20% off mostly everything in the store. Some restrictions apply.

Store Hours for Sale!

New Year's Eve (Dec. 31)
Fairhaven: 9am-6pm
Lynden: 11am-5pm

New Year's Day (Jan. 1)
Both Stores: 10am-6pm

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