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First Friday Event

Celebrating Handmade Books November 3rd, 5-8 pm

3E0FD4BD-3A32-46F2-A887-84D1104C8B5FJoin us First Friday for our annual celebration of books handmade by members of the Northwoods Book Arts Guild.  Books will be on display and for purchase.  From 5:30 to 6:15 Susan Campbell will demonstrate Japanese Binding; from 6:15 to 7, Linda Adamson will demonstrate Meditative Drawing, and from 7 to 7:45  Mary Baarbaer Maisch will demonstrate Art Journals.

First Friday Event

Celebrating America July 7, 5-8 pm

Summer Cabin Orig OrnJoin us First Friday as we feature handcrafted American made products and live jazz guitar performed by Lindy Raines.  Shop our wide selection of products that represent the work of designers and craftspeople from all over the country who take care in their creation of beautiful, functional items of quality.  Take a little time to listen to the music, visit with friends and enjoy some ice cream.

First Friday Event

Ben Geisler, Leather Maker Plus Made in Alaska, You Bet! June 2 5-8 pm

Geisler Shave Kit 4Join us First Friday and meet guest artist, Ben Geisler, Leather Maker of Fairbanks.  He’ll have shave kits, luggage tags, and bear bells perfect for Father’s Day gifts.  We will also showcase our 2017 Made in Alaska, You Bet! collection so you get a sneak peek before your friends and family come to visit this summer.  Check out wooden models, hand painted votive holders, etched glass, handcrafted jewelry and much more.

First Friday Event

Bring on Spring! April 7th, 5-8 pm

IMG_3860Join us as we feature the work of decorative artist Josephine Moussette Rice from Anchor Point, Alaska.  We have a wide selection of hand painted Alaskan wild flowers on votive holders and ornaments.  This a a wonderful opportunity to get a sneak peek at Made in Alaska products offered for the summer season.  Rice’s colorful artistry will enhance your April!  Refreshments and a door prize drawing.

Girard Studio Fine Art Prints

IMG_4203Fine art wood blocks feature Alaskan birds and animals, from the majestic moose to the flitting chickadee, bohemian waxwing, and ubiquitous raven.  Francois Girard moved to Alaska in 1993.  He began to paint the birds and animals around him and now shares these wood blocks with us.

First Friday Event

A Fresh Approach, March 3, 5-8 pm

Amy Moore BearJoin us First Friday as we feature the work of Amy Rose Moore, artist and illustrator from San Francisco.  She offers a fresh approach to favorite birds and animals common in Interior Alaska.  Woodblocks and greeting cards are available for purchase.  Refreshments & door prize drawing.

Share the Love First Friday

First Friday February 3rd 5-8 pm

56BD6210-35AA-4CCC-AC64-392E0F9B2F25Join us for First Friday as we feature new handcrafted jewelry from several artists, gifts for men, artisanal chocolates, specialty foods and greeting cards for all the special people in your life.  Refreshments, door prize drawing.

 

First Friday Event

Candlelight Shopping Event December 2, 5-8 pm

Oh Happy DaysJoin us First Friday for our annual Candlelight Shopping Event. We’ll light candles galore to add festive ambiance to your shopping experience. Sip hot spiced cider, visit with friends, share laughter and good times while getting special items checked off your holiday list. Be sure to check out our handcrafted jewelry by Jeff McKenzie, Michael Michaud, and J & I for the special people on your list!

First Friday Event

Jewelry by Lori Lieske. Friday September 2, 5-8 pm.

IMG_3814Join us First Friday as we celebrate the return of handcrafted jewelry by Lori Lieske of Seattle. Featured are works in pink and pearl– delicate and feminine. Included in the collection are earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.

First Friday Event

Inspired by Nature Friday August 5, 5-8 pm

Laura Zindel.2Join us First Friday for the debut of Laura Zindel’s ceramics. The show features handmade serving pieces as well as dishwasher safe mugs and sauce dishes. All of Laura’a pieces combine her passion for ceramics and naturalist illustrations. You’ll find owls, chickadees, nests, ferns and dragonflies in this mix. We take custom orders for these pieces. Laura Zindel works together with her husband and a small group of artisans out of her studio in southern Vermont.