Events

Solstice Sale

Block Party & Midnight Sun Festival Solstice Week, 2018

 Join us Thursday June 21st from 5 to 8 pm for the kickoff of our annual Solstice Sale!  40% off Selected and Retiring Vera Bradley and baggallini plus some of our favorite things.  We’ll continue the Solstice Sale all week, so coming in during the Midnight Sun Festival on Sunday, June 24th is a sure way to pick up some great items at a deeply discounted price.  Shop early for the best selection.  And Happy  Summer Solstice, everyone.

First Friday Event

Celebrating Alaska's Beauty June 1st, 5-8pm

 Guest artist Pauline Lian of IceWorm Studio will be with us to share her process of pressed botanicals.  She have pressed flowers under glass and her flower presses with her and will explain her process.  A number of new works both small and large will be available for purchase.  

First Friday Event

Locally Made with guest artist, Ben Geisler. May 4th 5-8pm

 Join us First Friday and visit with Ben Geisler, Saddler.  He’ll bring custom Western work plus we’ll have a complete inventory of his leather shave kits, key chains, bear bells, and sleigh bells on hand for purchase.  You’ll also be able to browse our showcase of Made in Alaska, You Bet! items before our summer family and friends arrive.

First Friday Event

Tools for Creativity Friday April 6th, 5-8 pm
 Join us First Friday for Tools for Creativity featuring guest artists Connie Stricks, Polly Bryant and Rebecca Morse.  An interactive demonstration.  Try out paper folding to make small books and several of the inks, pens and papers we sell in the store.  Try out a calligraphy pen.  See what works best together.  Get your questions answered! 

First Friday Event

Time, Nature & Silk, March 2nd 5-8 pm

  Guest artist Terra Shideler will introduce her eco-dyed silk scarves.  Terra harvests from her surroundings to create unique and original dyes with alder, chokecherry, dogwood, and wild spiraea to name a few.  Listen to Terra explain her process and choose your purchase from a curated collection.  Take your pick between crepe de chine, habotai, or charmeuse silk.  Refreshments and a door prize drawing.

First Friday

Taste the Treasure, Friday February 2nd, 5-8 pm

 Join us for our second tasting of the season.  Taste the Treasure features award-winning artisan marmalades & chutney with roots in Africa, the Middle East, & South Asia.  Sample Tomato & White Sultana chutney, White Pumpkin & Almond murabba, Spiced Raisin and Lemon-Sultana marmalades and learn what pairs well with each.  All are Made in the USA in small batches.  100% free of gluten, MSG & preservatives.

First Friday Event

Taste the Difference, January 5th, 5-8 pm

 Join us for a special tasting of artisan balsamics.  One organic balsamic we’ll be sampling received the sofi Silver Award for Outstanding USDA Certified Product.  It is a great time of year to plan delicious meals and focus on healthy living. 

We will also discount our sale items an additional 10% during our First Friday event from 5 to 8.  That means you save 50% on all items in our after holiday sale.

After Holiday Sale

Begins Tuesday December 26th 10am

 Our annual after holiday sale features 40% off holiday items including wrap, cards, ornaments, and holiday decor plus a huge selection of retiring Vera Bradley and baggallini.  Some of our favorite things are also included in this sale.  Shop early for the best selection.

Annual Candlelight Shopping

First Friday December 1st, 5-8 pm

IMG_4790Join us First Friday for our annual candlelight shopping event.  You’ll experience the magic of the holiday season as you sip hot spiced cider and listen to the quiet jazz guitar of Lindy Raines.  Browse our 2017 Holiday Collection and visit with friends.  An If Only Signature Event you must attend!  Gift with Purchase.

Holiday Open House

Saturday November 11th 10-6 and Sunday November 12th from noon to 5.

54C17AC9-AD97-40A0-8832-98B173AAAE91Join us for our annual Holiday Open House and experience the magic of the 2017 Collection.  It celebrates our life in the north and reminds us that love prevails during this wondrous holiday season.  Refreshments and a door prize drawing.