August

AUGUST

Annual 5K Run to the Border
August 5, 2017

The 17th annual Run to the Border race will be held down at that Blaine Harbor Marina Park during Drayton Harbor Days. The 1-mile Kids Marina Fun Run and Walk (ages 10 and under) starts at 8:30 am, followed by the 5K Fun Run at 9:00 a.m. 
 
All proceeds benefit the Let’s Move Blaine! Community initiative supporting the reduction of childhood obesity and promotes healthy lifestyles. A 100% of this year’s race contributions will benefit the new Blaine Elementary School Playground.
 
Race Location and Course Description
The 1-mile Kids Marina Fun Run and Walk course will start at 8:30 am in front of the “Salmon Wall” of Marine Park, and involves a 3-lap course within Marine Park on a gravel trail. The 5K Fun Run course will start at 9:00 am at the same location
(236 Marine Park Drive) going down Marine Dr. to the Pier, back through Marine Park, on to D St. up 2nd , into Peace Arch Park, through the Peace Arch before looping back to the Marine Park finish line. To Pre-Register, Please Click Here for a downloadable race entry form.
 
T-Shirts
Pre-registration by July 26, 2017, ($20 per adult, $15 ages 7-12, $12 ages 6 and under) includes an official Run to the Border 1.5 mile Kids Fun Run & 5K Run T-Shirt. Shirts are short-sleeved, 100% heavyweight cotton. Additional shirts will not be available on the day of the Race; however, there will be Day-of- Race Registration available ($16 adult, $10 ages 7-12, and $6 ages 6 and under).
 
Volunteer Opportunities!
 
Call Dan at 201-1664 or e-mail: dcpersse@gmail.com

 

Tall Ships at Blaine Marina CAU3KHAF
August 4-6, 2017

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are visiting Blaine Marina. Join Us for exciting Battle Sails on August 6 & 7, Romantic Evening Sails on August 5 & 6, Family Adventure Sail August 7th. Dockside Tours Daily. This is an unforgettable experience!   Tall Ships 2016 Flyer Please Click Here

Sails book up very quickly so be sure to secure your space below.

Tickets on Sale Now at: www.historicalseaport.org  or by calling (800) 200-5239

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August 5-6, 2017 10am-5pm
Drayton Harbor Days Festival
Street Fair & Maritime Celebration
A weekend packed with fun for the entire family!  

Full Schedule and More Information on Drayton Harbor Days
Blaine Boating Center
235 Marine Drive
Blaine, WA
A two day weekend event packed with kids games, crafts, scavenger hunt, the “Prestigious George Raft Race”, pirate costume judging contest, arts, crafts & food vendors, vintage steam boats and much more!  
Interested in being a Vendor at this event? Click Here!

Peace Arch Park International Concert Series
August 2017
Every Sunday in August. Enjoy music and dance from around the world. All concerts begin @ 2PM.
Cost: Free

The Peace Arch Park International Concert Series is a Washington State Park Folk & Traditional Arts in the Parks Program event. For more information on these concerts, please visit: www.peacearchpark.org/concerts.htm

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Folk Arts in the Parks Program invites the public to attend its fourth series of afternoon cultural performances at Peace Arch State Park on selected dates in Blaine in August & September. The free outdoor concerts begin at 2 p.m.

Sundays and celebrate the diverse cultures of the Pacific Northwest. The artists’ fees for these events are paid for by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts to Northwest Heritage Resources, of Mountlake Terrace.

7th Annual Birch Bay Music Festival
August, 2017

Location: Old SeaLinks Golf Course : S. Golf Course Drive
Birch Bay, WA 98230
Time: Sat.,: 10 AM to 9 PM
Over 10 bands take to the stage, art and crafts vendors, silent auction to benefit Alternative Humane Society, Creature Comfort Cat Rescue and BCSPCA. The festival is located at the corner of Alderson Road and Birch Bay Drive in Birch Bay.