With Thanksgiving next week, it’s time to start getting in the holiday spirit, and Whatcom County has tons of events and activities going on this weekend and all through the end of the year to help you out! One of the many things you should put down on your list is the Red Barn Handpicked Holiday Market going on at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds November 17th from 12-9pm. Another popular event is the Annual Cheese Fest and this will be the 47th year to enjoy free cheese samples along with the chance to buy jewelry and other gifts for the holiday season. The list of local happenings goes on and on from art gallery tours at the Jansen Art Center to holiday sales! Check out the link below for more ideas.