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“Fixing the Future” - PBS Special


Bellingham is the highlight of this one-hour PBS special, presented as a “sneak preview” for area residents and hosted by Sustainable Connections with support from the City of Bellingham. The documentary fFixing the Future is hosted by journalist David Brancaccio and focuses on select communities across America that are using innovative approaches to create jobs and build prosperity in our new economy.

The documentary’s local prime time showing is the following Friday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. on KCTS, Channel 9.

"This documentary highlights Bellingham as a leader in innovative and creative sustainable strategies,” Mayor Dan Pike says. “Brancaccio’s team has surely discovered what Bellinghamsters have known for a long time - that we are a community that values a sustainable approach to problem solving."

In Fixing the Future Brancaccio features many local, innovative Whatcom County businesses, highlighting the sustainable fishers at Lummi Island Wild, creative innkeepers at The Willows Inn, local oven manufacturers at Woodstone and hybrid vehicle gurus at Western Washington University.

A pre-show reception starting at 5:00pm in MBT’s Encore Room will feature refreshments from local businesses, including Boundary Bay, The Willows Inn and Old World Deli. Seating is limited.

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Additional Fees:

A $1-$2 per ticket handling fee for phone, in-person, fax or mail purchases is waived for MBT members. Tickets can be left at will call at no extra charge or mailed for an additional dollar ($1). All online purchases are subject to fees, which vary according to ticket price.


Box Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 10 am to 5:30 pm Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm One hour prior to event for in-person transactions only.


Community Events, Film


Sustainable Connections, City of Bellingham

Show Run Time:

Approx. 1 hour

Show Advisory:

All ages welcome.

Special Services:

Wheelchair accessible seats are available through the Ticket Office. The Theatre is not equipped with elevators or escalators. Assisted listening devices or earplugs can be picked up at the complimentary coat check located inside the main doors. Ask an usher to obtain a booster cushion for small children. All services are subject to availability.


All sales are final. Please check your order thoroughly before making your purchase. MBT Members can exchange the value of their tickets for another MBT-presented show of equal value. Tickets must be returned to the Ticket Office before the show for an exchange.

Tickets can be donated back to the Theatre at least 24 hours before the show as a tax deductable contribution.