Bellingham events this month: Beer Week, women’s film festival, trivia, music and more

April is here, and The Bellingham Herald has put together a guide of fun, local events for you to enjoy this month!

The following is a monthly roundup of key Bellingham events, festivals, trivia nights and live music this month. For a complete list of local events, visit

Bellingham events

Stones Throws Brewery is hosting an Eighth-year anniversary block party from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6 with live music, the Galley2Go food truck and beer. Stones Throw Brewery is at 1009 Larrabee Ave. in Bellingham.

Open roller skate is back at The Depot from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 12. Those wishing to participate in the free skating must bring their own skates. Helmets and pads are also recommended. The Depot is at 1100 Railroad Ave.

Books by the Bay Book Fair, a free book event by Village Books, will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21. The book fair will include book signings, door prizes and shopping. Village Books is at 1200 11th St. in Fairhaven.

The CASCADIA International Women’s Film Festival, which celebrates women-directed films, will be hosted at The Pickford Film Center from April 25-28. Tickets can be purchased online for film showings, meet and greets, receptions and other events. Pickford Film Center is at 1318 Bay St.

Bellingham Beer Week, an 11-day-long celebration hosted by local breweries, is back for its 10th year from April 18-28. The festival includes a variety of parties, beer releases, live music and other events that can be found online on the event calendar. Bellingham Beer Week will have a kick-off party at Wander Brewing from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at 1807 Dean Ave.

Bellingham Farmers Market is back on its regular weekly schedule with 100 vendors selling produce, flowers, handmade products and more. The market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday at The Depot at 1100 Railroad Ave.

The 12th Annual Recycled Arts Resource Expo, a recycled art show, will be open for visitors from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday from April 5-27. The gallery is free to attend, and is at the Allied Arts of Whatcom County at 1418 Cornwall Ave. in Bellingham.

Trivia nights in Bellingham

These local restaurants and bars regularly hold trivia nights:

Stemma Brewing Co. at 5:30 p.m. Sundays at 2039 Moore St.

Ono Kitchen & Bar at 7 p.m. Mondays at 210 E Chestnut St.

Corner Taphouse at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at 1125 Finnegan Way.

Flatstick Pub at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesdays at 902 N State St.

Kulshan Brewing Roosevelt Taproom at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 1538 Kentucky St.

Stones Throw Brewery at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 1009 Larrabee Ave.

The Great Northern Bottle Shop & Lounge at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 1319 Commercial St.

Live music in Bellingham

Stone’s Throw Brewery has free live music for all ages from 6 to 8 p.m. throughout April. For the lineup of artists, check the brewery’s website or Facebook page. Stone’s Throw Brewery is at 1009 Larrabee Ave.

The Aslan Brewing Co. Depot welcomes local artists throughout April. For the music lineup, check the schedule online. Aslan Brewing Co. Depot is at 1322 N. State St.

Kulshan Brewing Company’s various breweries are hosting live music throughout April. For the music lineup and locations, check the schedule online.

The Blue Room, a live music and event venue, regularly hosts live performers and performances, including jazz nights, local artists, and improv nights. Tickets are available online in advance. The Blue Room is at 202 E. Holly St.

The Shakedown, a live music venue and bar, regularly hosts live music and performers. Tickets are available online in advance. The Shakedown is at 1212 N State St.

Wild Buffalo House of Music, a live music and event venue, regularly hosts live music and performers. Tickets are available online in advance. Wild Buffalo House of Music is at 208 W. Holly St.

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