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Lydia Place invites you to attend their virtual art auction on Friday, May 8th from 4-6pm. Bid on dozens of exclusive art pieces donated by local artists and hear from Lydia Place staff and partners the importance of Lydia Place’s Mental Health Program. The event is free to attend, but register ahead of time to receive important event updates and faster entry into the auction.
Click here to register or donate a piece of art to the auction.
 
All proceeds of the event go to support Lydia Place programs and services.

Tickets are available now at www.lydiaplace.org/artforhousing

Join us at the Sylvia Center for the Arts on May 3rd for an Opening Night celebration of art and live theatre at this year’s Art for Housing fundraiser sponsored by Ben Kinney Companies benefiting Lydia Place!

Doors open at 5:30pm with a Pre-Show Silent Auction Art Exhibition accompanied with delicious food and drink by Bellingham Cider Co.

Then get ready for the premier performance of Sarah Ruhl’s Orlando in collaboration with Rich Brown from Western Washington University’s Theatre and Dance department.

This Art for Housing event falls on the First Friday of the summer season and has limited tickets, so if you’re a lover of the arts don’t miss this special one night event!

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

Photo courtesy of Downtown Bellingham Partnership website.

Downtown sounds is a series of free, outdoor concerts for the entire family celebrated in the Arts District on the 1300 block of Bay Street. Each night features performances by popular bands, local food vendors, and a 21+ beverage garden supported by Boundary Bay Brewery. This summer will mark 13 years of this ever-growing event, firmly cementing its place as Whatcom County’s biggest urban outdoor music festival.