Events

Humor for Housing

How can you help? Spread the word, buy tickets (on sale October 1st), and come laughing!

Help raise awareness and funds for families experiencing homelessness at the 2nd annual Humor for Housing, and evening of improv comedy, appetizers, and libations at The Upfront Theatre.

Community Cider Press and Ribbon Cutting

How you can help? Help to invite former board members, come and enjoy, help to run the event, or just come for the apples! 

Join us in the garden for our annual cider press, and enjoy the bounty of the season along with neighbors, supporters and families we serve. A special addition this year will be the official ribbon cutting of our 2nd story and remodel – celebrating our Capital Campaign Strengthening Families, Building Futures and all the participants that made this project possible. Event activities include food truck, live music, on-site cider pressing and more!

Due to the special ribbon cutting ceremony please reserve your FREE ticket here

WONDERMUD benefitting Lydia Place

How can you help? Volunteer, Participate, or do both!

 

Photo Courtesy of WONDERMUD website

The 2017 Wondermud will take place on  Saturday, August 26th at Bellingham BMX Race Track, 5022 Guide Meridian. Heats begin at 10am and will leave every 30 minutes until 2:00pm.
The funds raised from this year’s Wondermud will go to Lydia Place’s Transitional Housing Program so now you can feel even better about playing in the mud; you are directly contributing to a vital organization!

Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival

Net proceeds benefit Lydia Place, Our Tree House, Growing Veterans, and Brigadoon Service Dogs Veterans Programs.

How can you help? Volunteer with us by emailing Lindsey at lindseyv@lydiaplace.org, or call us at 360.671.7663 ext. 2005 for tickets! We have to sell 40 as a partnering agency.

Taste more than 150 wines at Northwest Washington’s only judged wine competition. The Festival will include both a public wine tasting and the announcement of all medal-winning wines entered in an earlier judged competition. The Festival and judging are open to up to 50 wineries from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia.

On-site festival wine store to purchase favorites! Enjoy appetizers as well as complimentary samples from Bellingham Coffee Roasters, Cosmos Bistro, Lovitt Restaurant, 9Restaurant, The Vault, B-Town Kitchen and Raw Bar, Pierside Kitchen and so much more.

Whether you’re a serious wineophile or have only limited experience with wines, the Festival is a great opportunity to meet winemakers, have a nosh or two, and sample an amazing selection of Pacific Northwest wines!

Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema Tabling

How can you help? Come say “hi”, or volunteer for an hour at our Lydia Place table. Email Kyle at kylef@lydiaplace.org

The Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema is a bring your own seating event. The featured film will be Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971). Blankets are the best option and are allowed on the grass.

Brewers by the Bay

How can you help? Buy a ticket and enjoy a brew, good eats, and live music!

This year Bellingham Bay Rotary Club has significantly committed proceeds from the 2017 Brewers By The Bay event to benefit Lydia Place and Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services capital projects as well as helping many other youth and family-focused charities throughout Whatcom County.

In addition to the fine microbrews of the Northwest, they will feature food trucks and live music at a fabulous outdoor summer venue.

Project Homeless Connect

How can you help? Volunteer for all or part of the day. 

With the generous support of donors and local businesses, our community mobilizes supplies and services for over 500 neighbors in need each year at Bellingham High School. To make this happen, over 400 community volunteers and service providers are needed to support this effort. Lydia Place is a partner in this effort, and we would love you to join!  To see a list of volunteer opportunities and times please click here.