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Lookout Arts Quarry

246 Old Highway 99 North, Bellingham, WA


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Upcoming Events

Circus on the Water

Comedy, Variety Show, Vaudeville

Circus on the Water is an outdoor circus show featuring circus talents from all over the country and abroad. The spectacle of juggling, acrobats, comedy and aerials takes place on a floating dock or suspended above the reflecting lake at the Lookout Arts Quarry. The audience enjoys the action from the terraced seating on the shore.


• Sat 8/26/17 at 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sh'bang - A Festival of Ideas

Circus, Community Event, Fair/Festival

Sh'bang! a Festival of Ideas, celebrates its 10th anniversary with off-road soapbox derby action, carnival games, circus, burlesque, swimming, trapeze zip-lines, water slides, family activities, and over 100 live performances including Robert Sarazin Blake, the Acorn Project, Baby Gramps and the Crow Quill Night Owls. Children are encouraged, but no dogs are allowed.


• Fri 9/8/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at - 12:00 PM

6th Annual Cascadia Skillshare & Barter Faire


Build community resilience together at a fun, family-friendly weekend festival at the Lookout Arts Quarry, located in Alger. Swimming in the quarry and camping is available in beautiful wooded sites. There will be a full program of short classes, workshops, and hands-on demonstrations, on topics such as self-reliance, food preservation, gardening, health & wellness, appropriate technology, permaculture, emergency preparation, hands-on activities, primitive skills, and community resilience. There will be dedicated bartering space and time to allow folks to trade their homemade or useful goods. This event, sponsored by Sustainable Bellingham and made possible by countless other local organizations, is entirely volunteer-run! The public can get involved in the Skillshare & Barter Faire by joining the planning committee, signing up to share a skill, volunteering on the day of the event with behind-the-scenes tasks, donating, or supporting the event by attending. Volunteers get a free pass and a meal from the delicious volunteer kitchen. Early-bird tickets are available now through August 15th for only $15 for one day or $25 for both days. Further details about admission, including camping, vending, and bartering rates can be found on the website ( along with schedule information as it becomes available. See you at the 6th Annual Cascadia Skillshare & Barter Faire!


• Sat 9/16/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at