Special Events

Fairhaven Fourth Friday Art Walk!

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

A new tradition of community and art in Fairhaven - come by Village Books & Paper Dreams and check out this month's featured artist: Abbie B Berry! With the sponsorship of the Historic Fairhaven Association, a group of local artists have come together to create the Fourth Friday Art Walk. With the exception of December, each month a new group of artists is featured; each art walk celebrates the unique character of Fairhaven, with local art, appetizers, drinks, and in some cases, live entertainment.  

Open Mic Night!

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Village Books invites everyone to enjoy local talents as they share their own stories, poems and essays! Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a welcoming audience.

Open mic is usually held the last Monday of each month at 7pm in the Readings Gallery. Sign up at our main counter on the first floor or call (360) 671-2626. Sean Dwyer will be hosting!

Mindfulness Workshop with Tim Burnett

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join local mindfulness practitioner Tim Burnett, Executive Director of Mindfulness Northwest, for an exploration of mindfulness 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. Simple practices of breathing and mindful movement will support our discussion as we explore mindfulness from the inside out.

Join us on the Schooner Zodiac Books A'Sail Cruise! Sept. 11-13

Tue, 09/11/2018 (All day) to Thu, 09/13/2018 (All day)
Schooner Zodiac
Bellingham, WA 98225


All hands on deck! Book your cabin and join Village Book's owners Paul Hanson and Kelly Evert, and local author Thor Hanson on a seabound book-club adventure of a lifetime with the Schooner Zodiac Books A'Sail Cruise setting sail September 11th - 13th, 2018! Village Books customers can take advantage of an EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT and get 15% off using the code "VBSAILS" at checkout by June 30th!

International Day of Peace Community Dinner Featuring Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Majestic
1027 N. Forest
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Hundreds in Whatcom County gather every year on International Day of Peace in solidarity with people around the world. In 1982, the United Nations declared this day an annual worldwide 24-hour cease-fire to envision what our world can look like without weapons, violence, and oppression. Join the folks of the Whatcom Peace & Justice Center for their second annual Community Dinner at the Majestic (1027 N. Forest, Bellingham). For details, visit www.whatcompjc.org.

Banned Books Week

Sun, 09/23/2018 (All day) to Sat, 09/29/2018 (All day)
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Banned Books Week 2018, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will be held September 23 - 29. The 2018 theme, “Banning Books Silences Stories,” is a reminder that everyone needs to speak out against the tide of censorship. As the attacks on the right to read escalate, a celebration of reading is needed now more than ever. BBWC is here to support the community of readers, including students, educators, libraries, and booksellers, in the United States and abroad.

Open Mic Night!

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Village Books invites everyone to enjoy local talents as they share their own stories, poems and essays! Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a welcoming audience.

Open mic is usually held the last Monday of each month at 7pm in the Readings Gallery. Sign up at our main counter on the first floor or call (360) 671-2626. Sean Dwyer will be hosting!

Fairhaven Fourth Friday Art Walk!

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

A tradition of community and art in Fairhaven - come by Village Books & Paper Dreams and check out this month's featured artist. With the sponsorship of the Historic Fairhaven Association, a group of local artists have come together to create the Fourth Friday Art Walk. With the exception of December, each month a new group of artists is featured; each art walk celebrates the unique character of Fairhaven, with local art, appetizers, drinks, and in some cases, live entertainment.

Excellence NW workshop Featuring Pete Johnson - Comfort Zone

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

What is your life like today? Where would you like to be tomorrow? The answer to these questions is largely determined by our comfort zone. Getting outside of our comfort zone does not need to be scary. Come explore how to leverage your comfort zone towards more effective behaviors and greater results. 

Open Mic Night!

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Village Books invites everyone to enjoy local talents as they share their own stories, poems and essays! Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a welcoming audience.

Open mic is usually held the last Monday of each month at 7pm in the Readings Gallery. Sign up at our main counter on the first floor or call (360) 671-2626. Sean Dwyer will be hosting!

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