Bay Street Bellingham Bike-In features bike show, music and movie

To celebrate the bicycle as a mode of transportation and recreation, the Pickford Film Center, SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention and Mount Bakery host the fourth annual Bellingham Bike-In on Friday, Aug. 17, on Bay Street in downtown Bellingham.

Events start at 7 p.m. with music and a “Show ‘n Shine” bike show. At 8:45 p.m., organizers will screen the movie “Stop Making Sense,” featuring the influential ’80s band Talking Heads. The Bike-In is free, but donations will be accepted.

Bellingham Bike-In schedule

7 p.m.: Beer garden opens, Bike Show n’ Shine registration, music by Smokewagon

7:30 p.m.: Bike Show n’ Shine registration closes

8:15 p.m.: Show n’ Shine winners awarded, other announcements, prizes

Prizes will be awarded in the following Show ‘n Shine categories: Best Vintage Classic (before 1980) – Original or restored classic bikes; Best Special Custom – Hand-built, novelty, multi-wheeled, tall, circus bikes; Best Decorated Bike – Any type or year of bike decorated with streamers, lights, cards; Best in Show – Most amazing bike at the event.

8:45 p.m.: “Stop Making Sense” screening (approximately 90 minutes)

For more information, contact Alice Clark, executive director of the Pickford Film Center, at 360-201-6477 or

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