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Bellingham bar specials and events by day of the week

SUNDAY

Archer Ale House: Trivia at 6:30, host Will Canepa

Blue Abode: $5 bloody marys and caesars, 3pm-close.

Cap Hansen’s: Karaoke at 10pm.

Cocoanut Grove: Hot dog and fries $5.25.

Culture Cafe at Kombucha Town: Open mic with Chuck Dingee, 7pm.

Glynn’s Shamrock Pub: Bingo 1pm-3pm.

Greene’s Corner: Trivia at 5:30pm.

Horseshoe/Ranch Room: $1 off micro pints.

The Racket: $3 wells, $1 off drafts, $6 infusion bloody marys, and $4 mimosas, all day.

Reset Games Arcade: $1 off all beers.

Rumors Cabaret: Homosocial Hour 6pm-9pm, $2 wells, Panty Hoes Drag Show, 8pm.

Scotty Brown’s: $2 off caesars, $5.50 mimosas.

State Street Bar: Free pool.

The Up and Up: Free pool.

Village Inn Pub: Free pool 1-9.

MONDAY

Best Buds Gaming Lounge: Industry night – $1 off drafts and cocktails.

Blue Abode: $5 house margaritas, 3pm-close.

Cap’s: $5 margaritas all day.

Cocoanut Grove: Cheeseburger with side $6.75, Long Islands $5.75.

Grand Avenue Ale House: Industry night – happy hour prices for food service workers.

Greene’s Corner:  Irish and Folk Night at  8pm.

Honey Moon: True crime trivia at 7pm.

Horseshoe/Ranch Room: $2 tall boys, free pool all day.

Kulshan Brewery (James St.): Trivia at 7.

McKay’s Taphouse: Lego night, 7pm.

The Orion: $3 micros all day.

Paws for a Beer: Trivia at 6pm.

The Racket: $3 Gimlets or Bourbon Rocks, both come with a Lucky Strike, 9-close.

Redlight: Tall boy of Montucky Lager and a shot of Bulleit Bourbon for $7.

Rumors Cabaret: Karaoke at 10.

Scotty Brown’s: $2 off mojitos, $5 off bottles of wine.

Slo Pitch Sports Grill: $3 Budweiser, $4 Fireball. $2.99 burgers and $4 garlic fries from 6-9.

Stone’s Throw Brewing: $3 pints from noon-6pm.

Village Inn Pub: $1.95 tacos 4-8.

TUESDAY

Bellingham Bar and Grill: Free pool 9pm-close, $5 double wells.

Blue Abode: $5 classic daiquiris, 3pm-close.

The Cabin: Vinyl Tuesday with guest DJ, 6pm-10pm

Cascade Pizza: Progressive wells (with food) starting at $3.25, 4pm-6pm.

Cocoanut Grove: Taco salad $5.75, Mexican bottled beer and well tequila $2.75.

Grand Avenue Ale House: $4.00 PBR pitchers 9-midnight.

Hundred North: Industry night – 20% off.

Kulshan K2: Cribbage tourney 6:30pm-9:30pm, signups at 6pm.

Luna’s Bistro: Half off all pizzas.

Nicki’s Bella Marina: Bucket of five beers, boat of onion rings $20.

Northside Restaurant: Half price appetizers, $3.50 drafts.

The Orion: $2 Olde English cans, $4.50 gamma rays.

The Racket: $2 Tuesday – $2 off all tequila shots all day, $2 Tecate cans after 6pm.

Redlight: $4 well shots and drinks, $8 doubles.

Reset Games Arcade: Tallboy Tuesday, all the talls $2, Pacman tournament at 7pm.

Rock and Rye Oyster House: Industry night, 15% off, $2 pork tacos for everyone.

Rook and Rogue: Game Night aka Playing Games With Strangers at 5:30pm

The Royal: Progressive drinks – wells and domestic drafts 50 cents 8-9pm, $1 9-10, $2 10-11, $3 11-midnight, $4 midnight-1am, $2.50 1-close. Karaoke at 10.

Rumors Cabaret:  $2 wells, $4 double wells,$3 Tecate/ well tequila combo, and $3 pitchers of PBR from 9pm -midnight.

Scotty Brown’s: $2 off bellinis.

The Schweinhaus: Karaoke with DJ Mon-T at 8pm.

Slo Pitch:  Bellingham Brews and pear bombs $4, $1 tacos from 6-9pm. 

Uisce: Trivia at 8. The last Tuesday of the month it’s Movie Trivia.

WEDNESDAY

Archer Ale House: 20% off all whiskey, $5 scratch whiskey gingers, and whiskey flight specials.

Bellingham Bar and Grill: $5 maragaritas 3-6pm. Progressive double wells start at $2 at 9, go up 50 cents every half hour.

Best Buds Gaming Lounge: Ladies’ Night – $1 off cocktails and drafts, free game time after 8pm.

Blue Abode: $5 whiskey sours, 3pm-close.

Bob’s Burgers and Brew, Downtown: $4 half pound of wings with drink, 7pm-10pm.

Cascade Pizza: Progressive wells (with food) starting at $3.25, 4pm-6pm.

Cocoanut Grove:  Crispy chicken caesar burger $7.75, micro pints $3.50

Frank N Stein: Karaoke with Seamus 0’Carey, 8pm.

Grand Avenue Ale House: Burger, fries, and pint of PBR $7, 5-10.

Honey Moon: Open mic at 8:30, signups start at 5.

Horseshoe/Ranch Room: Tall boy with well whiskey shot, $5.50.

Kulshan K2 (Kentucky St.): Trivia at 7pm

The Loft: 1/2 off all wine bottles.

Luna’s Bistro: All burgers $7,

McKay’s Taphouse: Trivia at 7:30pm

Nicki’s Bella Marina: $1 off all whiskey and ribs.

The Orion: $3 house mixed whiskey sours, $5 Maker’s Mark or Bulleit.

Redlight: $1 off all infusions, $5 blonde redheads.

Rock and Rye Oyster Bar: $15 steak frites and a pint.

Rook and Rogue: RPG Night – Pathfinder and D&D 5th.

The Royal: Well drinks $1 8-9pm, $2 9-11pm, free pool.

Rumors Cabaret: Afterparty with Vivienne Duchanne, 10pm, $1.25 pints and $3.75 Fireball 9-close, $2 wells 11-midnight.

Scotty Brown’s: $5 off bottles of wine.

Slo Pitch Sports Grill: $3 Bud, $4 Wapple, 6 wings for $3, trivia at 7pm.

Stone’s Throw Brewing: Live music in the tap room at 7pm.

Wild Buffalo:  Spin Jam hula hoop happy hour 7:30 – 9:30, $2 Rainier tall boys, $2 wells, $3 pints.

THURSDAY

Archer Ale House: $5 Moscow Mules, Gin Mules, and Hot Mexican Mules.

Bellingham Bar and Grill:  $2.50 wells 9pm-close.

Blue Abode: $5 gin gimlets, 3pm-close.

Cabin Tavern: $2 street tacos 4pm-10pm, $6 scratch margaritas.

Cocoanut Grove: Chili dog $6.25, $3.75 tequila sunrise.

Culture Cafe at Kombucha Town: Karaoke with Aireekah at 10pm, $2 tacos and quesadillas, $3 wells, $4 Fireball.

Grand Avenue Ale House: $4 Rolling Rock pitchers, 9-midnight or when the tap runs out.

Horseshoe/Ranch Room: $4.75 Jack and coke.

Northside Restaurant: Taco night – 3 tacos/$3, taco salad $7, margaritas $3.

The Orion: $2 Tecate tall cans, $4 El Jimador.

Red Rum: Karaoke at 10pm, $3 wells 9-11.

Redlight: Industry night- $1 off everything but combos with pay stub, half price call tequila.

The Royal: $1.50 wells and $3.50 microbrew pounders, 9-midnight, karaoke at 10.

Rumors Cabaret:Dance off with DJ Spada (signups at 11), $6 double wells until midnight.

Scotty Brown’s: $2 off margaritas.

Slo Pitch: Rotating micro and Cuervo, $4, slider trio $6.99 5-9pm.

Stone’s Throw Brewing: Trivia at 7pm

Village Inn Pub: Open jam session with Texas Jimmy D at 8.

FRIDAY

Bellingham Bar and Grill:  $2.50 wells, $3 Fireball, $4 Washington Apple shots, $5 Long Islands 9pm-close.

Blue Abode: $5 lemon drops, 3pm-close.

Cocoanut Grove: Chicken caesar salad $8.75, domestic pints $2.75.

El Gitano: Karaoke at 9.

Glynn’s Shamrock Pub: Karaoke at 9pm.

Horseshoe Cafe: $3 vodka cran.

Orion:  Two burgers with chips, $7 4pm-9pm.

The Royal: $3.50 micros and $2 wells 9-11.

Rumors Cabaret: $6 doubles, $5 Long Island iced teas 9-midnight.

Scotty Brown’s: $3 off pitchers of beer.

Slo Pitch: $3 Kokanee, $4 Jagermeister.

The Underground: Karaoke at 7pm.

Village Inn Pub: Karaoke with host Seamus O’Carey at 9.

SATURDAY

Bellingham Bar and Grill:  $2.50 wells, $3 Fireball, $4 Washington Apple shots, $5 Long Islands 9pm-close.

Blue Abode: $5 sex on the beach, 3pm-close.

Cocoanut Grove: Roast beef or turkey dip $7.75, domestic pints $2.75. 

El Gitano: Karaoke at 9pm.

Glynn’s Shamrock Pub: Karaoke at 9pm.

Grand Avenue Ale House: $2.00 off  micro pitchers with 18 wings, 5-10.

Horseshoe Cafe: $4 blood orange screwdriver.

La Fiamma: $2 mimosas and bloody marys with brunch, 9am-10pm.

The Royal: $2 wells 9-11pm.

Slo Pitch: $3 Coors Light, $4 duck farts.

Stone’s Throw Brewing: Live music in the tap room at 7pm.

Village Inn Pub: Prime rib dinner, 4pm-8pm – 8 oz $14.99, 10 oz $16.99.

Downtown Bellingham Happy Hour – every Thursday in March

I’m just gonna share this announcement from the Downtown Bellingham Partnership, who have done a wonderful thing in putting this together:

“$6 craft cocktails! | $5 wines! | $4 beers! | 1/2 off apps! Every Thursday in March from 4:00pm-7:00pm. Simple as that!

Join us for Downtown Bellingham’s first-ever Happy Hour Thursdays, a full month of amazing happy hour specials at some of Bellingham’s best bars and restaurants.

RSVP to keep updated on the deliciously discounted bevies and snacks coming to you soon, all at:
Bayou on Bay
Black Sheep on Holly
Camber
Casa Que Pasa
Cosmos Bistro
Grand Avenue Alehouse
Horseshoe Cafe
Hundred North
La Fiamma :: Wood-Fire Pizza
The Local Public House
Old World Deli
The Orion
The Racket – Bar & Pinball Lounge
Redlight
Rook & Rogue Board Game Pub
Uisce Irish Pub
Vinostrology”

Bellingham breweries offer tours and more for Washington Beer Open House, February 24

The Washington Beer Open House is a chance meet local brewers, get a peek at the means of production, and sample some tasty brews.

Yes, it’s cold and crappy out, but if you get your crew together and trade off Uber fares, you can spend your whole day in a succession of toasty pubs. Participating breweries are listed below.

Aslan Brewing: Self guided tours with the owners and head brewer available to answer any questions you might have. Check out the newly upgraded brewhouse, and take home an exclusive Aslan Brew Process sheet.

Chuckanut Brewery: Tours will be held at 12 noon and 1:30 pm. All ages are welcome; kitchen will be serving food starting at 11 am. Meet the brewers and learn more about award winning Chuckanut beers.

Illuminati Brewing Company: Tours of brewery/winery facility at noon, 2pm, and 4pm Release of “Hammer of the Gods” Scotch Ale aged in Highland Scotch Whisky barrels.

Kulshan Brewing (both locations): Both taprooms, Sunnyland and Roosevelt, will have beer tastings, food, games, giveaways, and brewery tours. Learn about small-batch beers at the Sunnyland location and canning and production at the K2 Roosevelt location.

Stones Throw Brewery: Tours of the brewery, which has been built in shipping containers, at noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm . The owners will tell of the disreputable history of the property, the sustainable building process, and, of course, how they make their beer. Tours will end with tastes straight from the tanks for those who purchased $2 tasters. Family-friendly, dog-friendly.

Wander Brewing: Brewery and Barrel Den tour at 2pm (shown in the pic up top).

Bellingham bar specials and events for Friday

Friday fun in Bellingham, updated weekly.

Bellingham events for Friday

Paint Your Pup at Paws for a Beer, 6pm

Threefer at Culture Cafe, 7pm

Sonja Lee Band at Skylark’s, 8pm

Selena with Mark Williams at Fireside Martini & Wine Bar, 8pm

Caitlin Jemma at Honey Moon, 8:30pm

Karaoke with host Seamus O’Carey at the Village Inn Pub, 9pm

Karaoke at El Gitano, 9pm

Crystal Method at the Wild Buffalo, 9pm

Bass Invasion at Boscoe’s, 9pm

Sean Hayes at the Shakedown, 10pm

HIERZ at Culture Cafe, 11pm

Bellingham bar specials for Friday

Casa Que Pasa: $6 Hornitos refreshers.

Chuckanut Brewery: $8 liter steins.

Cocoanut Grove: 6oz. New York Steak Caesar Salad $7.75, domestic bottled beer $2.50.

Rumors Cabaret: $4 Long Island iced teas, $6 double wells, $4 Long Beach Iced teas 9-midnight.

Scotty Brown’s: $3 off pitchers of beer.

Bellingham bar specials and events for Tuesday

There’s plenty to do this Tipsy Tuesday.

Events

Game Night at Rook & Rogue, 5:30pm-10pm

DJ Steve Murray at the Cabin, 6pm

Trivia with John Drum at Skylarks, 6pm

Cribbage – NOBS Night at Kulshan K2, 6:30pm

Pelican Brewer’s Night at Greene’s Corner, 7pm

Ale House and Paint at Archer Ale House, 7pm

Blues Jam at the Wild Buffalo, 7:30pm

Punch Up Comedy Open Mic at the Shakedown, 8pm (signups at 7)

Trivia with host Thomas Mooney at Uisce8pm

Trivia at Boston’s, 8pm

Laura Reed and Sam Vogt at Honey Moon, 8:30pm

Karaoke at the Royal, 10pm

Specials

Bellingham Bar and Grill: Free pool 9pm-close.

Bob’s Burgers and Brew, Downtown: $2 tacos, 3 for $5, all day in the bar.

Boscoe’s: $2 wells.

Cap’s Lounge: $4.50 Jameson and Maker’s Mark 7pm-close.

Casa Que Pasa: $6 Tecate and shot of 2 Fingers Gold.

Cocoanut Grove: Beef taco salad $5.75, Mexican bottled beer and well tequila $2.75.

Chuckanut Brewery: $1.50 kolsch glasses 5-close.

Grand Avenue Ale House: $3.00 PBR pitchers, micro pints, well drinks, or fry basket, 9-midnight.

Horseshoe/Ranch Room: All day happy hour.

Jalapenos, all locations: $2 tacos all day.

Luna’s Bistro: Half off all pizzas.

Nicki’s Bella Marina: Bucket of five beers, boat of onion rings $20.

Northside Restaurant: Half price appetizers, $3.50 drafts.

Redlight: $4 well shots and drinks, $8 doubles.

Reset Games Arcade: Tallboy Tuesday, all the talls $2.

Rock and Rye Oyster House: Industry night, 15% off, $2 pork tacos for everyone.

The Royal: Progressive drinks – wells and domestic drafts 50 cents 8-9pm, $1 9-10, $2 10-11, $3 11-midnight, $4 midnight-1am, $2.50 1-close.

Rumors Cabaret:  Trashy Tuesday – $2 wells, $2.50 beer in a bag, and $3 pitchers of PBR from 9pm -midnight.

The Shakedown/The Racket: $2 Tuesday – $2 off all tequila shots at the Racket/Shakedown all day, $2 Tecate cans at the Racket 6pm-close, jello shot with each drink purchase at the Shakedown.

Slo Pitch:  Bellingham Brews and pear bombs $4, $1 tacos from 6-9pm. 

 

Bellingham bar specials and events, Thursday

Here’s where to go and what to do in Bellingham this Thirsty Thursday.

EVENTS

Trivia at Trove Coffee, 5:30pm

Jazz Project Jam at Illuminati Brewing, 5:30pm

Jazz Night at Greene’s Corner, 7:30pm

Open jam with Pat McFarland at the Village Inn Pub, 8pm

Walter Burkett at Skylark’s, 8pm

Harry Potter Trivia at Boscoe’s, 8pm

Jazz Jam at Honey Moon, 8:30pm

Crystal Myth, Hound the Wolves, Melancholia at the Shakedown, 9pm

Mason Jennings at the Wild Buffalo, 9pm

Karaoke at the Culture Cafe, 10pm

Karaoke at the Royal, 10pm

SPECIALS

Archer Ale House: $5 Moscow Mules, Gin Mules, and Hot Mexican Mules.

Cabin Tavern: $3 tacos (3 for $8), $6 margaritas.

Cap’s Lounge: El Jimador $4.50, Hornitos $4 7-close.

Casa Que Pasa: $5 Pabst and shot of Pancho Villa Gold.

Cocoanut Grove: Meatball sub with side $6.75, Mike’s Hard $5.

Grand Avenue Ale House: $3 Rolling Rock pitchers, 9-midnight or when the tap runs out.

Horseshoe/Ranch Room: $4.75 Jack and coke.

Northside Restaurant: Taco night – 3 tacos/$3, taco salad $7, margaritas $3.

Redlight: Industry night – $1 off everything but combos, half price call tequila.

Rumors Cabaret: $6 specialty shaker drinks and $2 jello shots all night long and $3 PBR Pitchers, and $2 wells from 9pm until midnight.

Scotty Brown’s: $2 off margaritas.

Slo Pitch: Rotating micro and Cuervo, $4, slider trio $6.99 5-9pm.

Village Inn Pub: Burger special – $3.95 from 4pm-8pm.

 

Mardi Gras happenings in Bellingham

For most responsible adults, you’re a loser if you party all night on a Tuesday. On Mardi Gras, you’re a loser if you don’t.

Fat Tuesday is all about too much fun, so get out there and do stuff that’ll hurt in the morning. Here are a few ideas to get those good times rolling.

The Aireeoke fun machine is throwing a sidewalk Mardi Gras parade at starting at Comics Place on Holly St. at 3:30pm.

Bayou on Bay will be celebrating Cajun-style all night long (and part of the day; they open at 3pm) with tarot readings and face painting, 4pm-9pm, and music from the Hot House Jazz Band at 7pm.

Soul Nite is back at the Wild Buffalo with a Mardi Gras edition at 9pm.

Wrap up the night with the Culture Cafe’s Costume Dance Party Sing-Along with costume prizes, music videos, and bouts of karaoke with Aireekah.

Bellingham bar specials and events for Wednesday

Your Wednesday roundup on where to go and what to do in Bellingham. Updated every week.

Bellingham Events

Game Night at Rook and Rogue, 5:30pm

Daddy Treetops at Kulshan on James, 6pm

K2 Trivia with Jen Castaldo at K2 Kulshan Brewing on Kentucky Street, 7pm

Trivia at the Slo Pitch, 7pm

Spin Jam Hooping and Flow Toys at the Wild Buffalo, 7pm

Open Mic and Poetry Night at Greene’s Corner, 7pm

Trivia with Monique at McKay’s Taphouse, 7:30pm

No Guts, Kali Masi, Vellichor, Iffy Comma at the Shakedown, 8pm

Open Mic at Honey Moon Mead & Cider, 8:30pm

90’s Night at the Wild Buffalo, 9pm

Karaoke at the Royal, 10pm

Karaoke at the Boscoe’s, 10pm

Afterparty with Vivienne Duchenne at Rumors, 10pm

Bellingham Bar Specials

Archer Ale House: 20% off all whiskey, $5 scratch whiskey gingers, and whiskey flight specials.

Bellingham Bar and Grill: Progressive wells start at 75 cents at 9, go up 50 cents every half hour.

Bob’s Burgers and Brew, Downtown: $3 half order of wings, 7pm-11pm.

Casa Que Pasa: $5.50 Tarantula margaritas, $5 spider bites.

Chuckanut Brewery:  Buy a pint, get the second for $2.25 6-close.

Cocoanut Grove:  BBQ chicken sandwich $5.75, micro pints $3.00. 

Grand Avenue Ale House: Burger, fries, and pint of PBR $6, 5-10.

Horseshoe/Ranch Room: Pabst or Rainier and well whiskey shot, $5.50, game night – 10% off food for gamers.

Luna’s Bistro: All burgers $7,

Nicki’s Bella Marina: $1 off all whiskey and ribs.

Redlight: $1 off all infusions, $5 blonde redheads.

Rock and Rye Oyster Bar: $15 steak frites and a pint.

The Royal: Well drinks $1 8-9pm, $2 9-11pm, free pool.

Rumors Cabaret: $1.25 PBR pints and $3.75 Fireball 9-close, $2 wells 11-midnight.

Scotty Brown’s: $5 off bottles of wine.

Slo Pitch Sports Grill: Wing night, wings 29 cents each.

Wild Buffalo: Hula hoop happy hour 7:30 – 9:30, $2 Rainier tall boys, $2 wells, $3 pints.

Today on Tap is a daily event roundup compiled by June Hathaway for Bellingham on Tap. Bar specials change from time to time, so please let me know if you see an error so I can fix it in future editions. Thanks in advance from your humble editor!

BELLINGHAM BAR SPECIALS AND EVENTS, MONDAY

Where to go and what to do on Monday night in Bellingham. Updated every week.

EVENTS

Trivia at Paws for a Beer, 6pm

Trivia at Kulshan Brewery (James St.), 7pm

Trivia at Paws for a Beer, 7:30pm

Irish and Folk Night at Honey Moon, 8:30pm

Music Trivia with Crystal at the Racket, 9:30pm

Lip Sync Battle  at the Wild Buffalo, 10pm

Karaoke at Rumors Cabaret, 10pm

Karaoke at Bellingham Bar and Grill, 10pm

DEALS

Bellingham Bar and Grill: $2.50 wells, $5 Jager bombs, $5 Touchdowns, $5.50 AMF.

Cap’s Lounge: $3 micro pints 7-close.

Casa Que Pasa: $3 microbrews and $4 nicaraguans.

Chuckanut Brewery: $3 pints 6-close.

Cocoanut Grove: Cheeseburger with side $5.75.

Grand Avenue Ale House: Industry night – happy hour prices for food service workers.

Honey Moon: All day happy hour.

Horseshoe/Ranch Room: $6 corona and well tequila shot, free pool all day.

Nicki’s Bella Marina: $10 burger and beer.

Ovn Pizza: All you can eat pizza and salad bar, $12.85.

The Racket: $3 gimlet or bourbon rocks, each come with a Lucky Strike, 9pm-close.

Redlight: Tall boy of Montucky Lager and a shot of Bulleit Bourbon for $7.

Rumors Cabaret: $3 micro pints, $6 Ciroc vodka, $2 Montucky Cold Snack and Old German tall boys.

Scotty Brown’s: $2 off mojitos, $5 off bottles of wine.

Slo Pitch Sports Grill: $2.50 burgers, $4 garlic fries from 6-9.

Out with the old, in with the new: Bellingham bar comings and goings

As I go through the sad business of deleting all the Green Frog’s recurring events from the Bellingham on Tap calendar, I’m moved to run through the notable openings and closings in town this past year (and a couple coming up).

IN:

Black Sheep 

Boscoe’s 

Orion

Rook and Rogue

Best Buds Gaming Lounge

Menace Brewing

Melvin Brewpub

Blue Abode

Copper Hog (same place, new owners)

Red Rum

OUT

Green Frog

Swillery

Real McCoy

Dos Padres

Glow

Der Schweinhaus

 

Did I miss anything? Please feel free to dish bar gossip! – June Hathaway