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First Friday Event

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

 Featured 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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!

Holiday Open House

Saturday November 12th, 10-6

Oh Happy DaysJoin us for our annual holiday open house. Be the first to see the 2016 Holiday Collection, a carefully curated selection of decor. Because we offer many items in limited quantities it is important to be sure we are on your must see? list for Saturday. Enjoy hot spiced cider and nibbles, a door prize drawing and other special surprises. Get in the holiday spirit. Shop early, shop often, shop with us!