Firehall Cafe in Lynden plans grand opening, May 2-4

The Firehall Cafe, located in the Jansen Art Center in Lynden, will celebrate its grand opening with food and drink specials, family activities and live music from May 2-4.

The three-day event will include artist demonstrations, door prizes, face painting for children, live music and tours of the Jansen Art Center, which opened last year.

The Firehall Cafe specializes in gourmet breakfast sandwiches, grilled panini sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps and appetizers, with vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Beverages include a full line of espresso drinks featuring Bellingham-based Tony’s Coffee, craft beers on tap from Bellingham’s Kulshan Brewery and a variety of Washington wines.

“We’re emphasizing local products whenever possible, including berries from Enfield Farms of Lynden,” Sean Beanblossom, cafe manager, said in a press release. “We’re also the only restaurant in downtown Lynden with an outdoor deck that has views of Mount Baker, which people are enjoying as the weather improves.”

Beanblossom, a lifelong Lynden resident, completed the culinary program at Edmonds Community College and has worked in various restaurants across the county.

The Firehall Cafe, located at at 321 Front St., is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

For more information, call the Jansen Art Center at 360-354-3600 or visit

The cafe is also on Facebook at

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