Temporarily Closed For Move
Oct
2
to Nov 1

Temporarily Closed For Move

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I am moving my home and business to Sacramento, CA in October. During this month, I am temporarily suspending the website, closing it to mail ordering for the month of October while we make the transition and I get set up in the new digs. 

I will be open for business again on Nov 1st with a new winter holiday newsletter and seasonal scents. Please sign up for the email list and be the first to know the scoop!

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Issaquah Salmon Days
Oct
7
to Oct 8

Issaquah Salmon Days

  • Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

There are so many activities happening on this festival weekend in Issaquah that you won't want to miss this one! Parades, runs, carnival rides, food fair, art festival, concerts, fish jumping, salmon bake, and so much more.

Dates: Oct 7 & 8, 2017

Hours: 10am-6pm both days

Soapworks Studio booth location: to be determined

For more information - the website: SalmonDays.org

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Washington State Fair
Sep
1
to Sep 24

Washington State Fair

  • Washington State Fair (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get ready to PARTY BIG at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. For 20 glorious days enjoy delicious food, wild rides, dazzling entertainment and fun for the whole family. It's the biggest party in the state and you don't want to miss out! Beginning in 2016, the Fair kicked off the Friday of Labor Day weekend and end the last Sunday of the month, providing an additional week of fun.

2017 WASHINGTON STATE FAIR
September 1 - 24, 2017 (closed Tuesdays & Wed 9/6)

Learn more about the Fair date expansion here

Hours: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri: 10am - 9pm, Sat & Sun 10am -10pm
Closed on Tuesdays

Soapworks Studio will be participating in the "Artists in Action" gallery - located at ground floor level under the Grandstand (near the Red Gate) just next to the Fischer Scone booth.

Check the website for concert, ticket and parking info: TheFair.com

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Anacortes Arts Festival
Aug
4
to Aug 6

Anacortes Arts Festival

  • Historic Downtown Anacortes (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Anacortes Arts Festival: In our 6th decade, we welcome visitors and artists from throughout the region and beyond. The Festival features 250 diverse booth artisans who transform six blocks of historic downtown. Extending down to the water, Arts at the Port showcases 40 regional fine artists plus a Youth Art Exhibition. Working studios feature demonstrating artists. And the new Ink Alley indie craft area will be located at the heart of the festival also.

Hands-on youth activities spark the creativity of the youngest Festival-goers. We offer regional and ethnic foods at our Island Eatery food court and dispersed throughout the festival. Wine, beer and spirits are available at three festival locations, including the new waterfront pub. Entertainment is expanding to 3 stages and includes lively rock, country, jazz and world music, as well as performance art.

Friday August 4 10am-7pm
Saturday Aug 5 10am-6pm
Sunday Aug 6 10am-5pm

Soapworks Studio Booth Location:  not yet assigned

Website: Anacortes Arts Festival

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West Seattle Summerfest
Jul
14
to Jul 16

West Seattle Summerfest

Join us for the 35th annual West Seattle Summer Fest, July 14-16, 2017! Summer Fest offers fun activities for the whole family, including shopping, live music, dining, beer gardens, and a kids play area. Don’t miss out on one of Seattle’s best things to do this summer!

Located at The Junction, in the heart of West Seattle, California Ave SW at SW Alaska St

Soapworks Studio Booth Space:  Space #95, near the corner of California & Alaska, Easy St Records side, just a wee bit north of the intersection

July 14-16, Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

Website: The Junction

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Sorticulture
Jun
9
to Jun 11

Sorticulture

  • American Legion Memorial Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sorticulture is a three-day celebration that brings outdoor living, artisans, gardening enthusiasts, and growers together in a celebration of art and nature. Festival artists and nurseries are selected by a jury. The Everett, WA festival encompasses the leafy green, four-acre Legion Park overlooking the marine waters of Port Gardner Bay. Now in its 18th year, Sorticulture is considered one of the premier events of its kind and attracted over 15,000 people in 2014.

Fri., June 9 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Sat., June 10 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Sun., June 11 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Website: Sorticulture

Booth location: space #58, just inside the park entrance gate where the shuttle bus drops you off, right hand side as you walk into the show.

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Westside Plant and Garden Art Fair
May
6
to May 7

Westside Plant and Garden Art Fair

  • Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation ​ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It's springtime in Seattle! And Mother's Day is just around the corner. Time to get creative in our homes and garden spaces (and pick up a little something for Mom along the way). The Westside Plant & Garden Art Fair is here to help with . . .

* perennial, veggie, herb & berry plants at exceptional prices
* local artisans with handcrafted products for home & garden
* a "low-mileage" garden tool, accessory, and book sale
* opportunities to learn about local events, resources, and classes
* fresh sweet and savory treats from our "Garden Cafe"
* creative children's activities
* Mother's Day gifts including floral and succulent arrangements, cards, artisanal culinary products, handcrafted bath/body products & more!

Dates: Saturday, May 6, 10 - 3 & Sunday, May 7, 10 - 2
Location: Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
7141 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136

Website: Westside Plant and Garden Art Fair

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Tulip Festival Street Fair
Apr
21
to Apr 23

Tulip Festival Street Fair

  • 202 South 1st Street Mount Vernon, WA, 98273 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dates: Apr 21-23, 2017

Hours: Fri & Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5

Downtown Mount Vernon

This annual event is part of the month long Tulip Festival. The Street Fair runs Friday through Sunday, attracting vendors, artists, crafts people and visitors far and wide

Booth location: Space #20, at corner of Washington St, near the entrance to the Skagit Valley Food Co-op

Website: Downtown Mount Vernon Business Assn

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Spring Fair at the Washington State Fair
Apr
20
to Apr 23

Spring Fair at the Washington State Fair

Dates: April 20 - 23

Hours: Thursday 2-10pm, Fri & Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-8pm

Artists in Action area, located in the Hobby Hall

Washington State Fair at The Fairgrounds, Puyallup

Get ready to shake off your winter blues at Washington's biggest celebration of Spring, the Washington State Spring Fair in Puyallup, April 20-23, 2017. Welcome in the spring with baby animal exhibits, delicious fair treats like scones and elephant ears, tons of free entertainment including racing pigs, leaping DockDogs and free music, and learn new gardening tips and tricks at Northwest Living & Garden.

Website: Washington State Fair

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Best of the Northwest - Spring Show
Mar
25
to Mar 26

Best of the Northwest - Spring Show

  • Hangar 30, Magnuson Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dates: Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26, 2017

Hours: Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm

Northwest Art Alliance presents the 29th annual spring show.  Again held in Hangar 30 at Seattle’s Magnuson Park.  This spring event will feature more than 100 of the area’s best artists and artisans:

Food trucks & Espresso!
The popular Art-4-Kids table
FREE Parking
Tickets $8.00 – credit card in advance online or cash/check at the door
Kids 12 and under, FREE
Mark your calendars for Seattle’s premier fall art event

Website: NW Art Alliance

Booth Location: Space M-4 - all the way back, along the far back wall

http://nwartalliance.org/

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Phinney Winter Festival
Dec
3
to Dec 4

Phinney Winter Festival

  • Phinney Neighborhood Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

PNA's annual Winter Festival and Crafts Fair features more than 115 crafts vendors, continuous live entertainment and scrumptious food and baked goods. This two day event has gained an impressive reputation as THE place to shop for holiday gifts and regularly attracts 4,000 - 5,000 customers over the course of the weekend.

The Winter Festival supports PNA programs such as the PNA Hot Meal Program(formerly known as the PNA Soup Kitchen), before and after school childcare, the Greenwood Senior Center, the tool library and the art gallery as well as community projects for neighbors in need and the Volunteers of America Food Bank of Greenwood.

Dates: Saturday and Sunday, December 3 & 4, 2015
Hours: 10am-5pm both days
Soapworks Studio booth location: Blue Building, Top Floor - Large Room (#68)

For more info: PNA Winter Festival and Craft Fair

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Lights of Christmas - Warm Beach Camp
Dec
1
to Dec 28

Lights of Christmas - Warm Beach Camp

More than one million Christmas lights will be displayed during 19 days in December, a spectacle spread over 15 acres at Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood, Washington. The Lights of Christmas is the largest holiday light display in the Pacific Northwest that combines live entertainment, children's activities, food, holiday shopping and more. In addition, reservations can be made for Overnight accommodations in holiday-themed lodges and for Dinner Theatre and Sunday Dessert Matinee.

Dates for 2016: Dec 1-4, 8-11, 15-18, 20-23, 26-28
Gates open at 5pm. Event closes at 10pm.

Soapworks Studio will have a display in the Joyland Emporium Gift Shop

For tickets and more information: Lights of Christmas website

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Allied Arts of Whatcom Co. Holiday Festival of the Arts
Nov
22
to Dec 24

Allied Arts of Whatcom Co. Holiday Festival of the Arts

The Holiday Festival of the Arts is an indoor arts festival featuring over 100 artisans and craftspeople from the Northwest, many from our own region. The festival takes place over a six week period. In addition to the vendor displays selling handcrafted holiday gifts and art pieces, there are workshops for children, live music, and artist demos.

Dates and Hours:
Tuesday, Nov 22nd through Friday Dec 24th (7 days a week)
10am-7pm every day, Closed Thanksgiving Day, Closed at 3pm Sat, Dec 24th

Location: Same location as the last two years! 4145 Meridian St, in the Cordata shopping center, in the corner next to Burlington Coat Factory.

For more information: Allied Arts of Whatcom County

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Group Health Holiday Pop Up Shop
Nov
17
to Nov 18

Group Health Holiday Pop Up Shop

I will have my own holiday pop-up shop, located in the retail space at Group Health Central on Capitol Hill. This is a fundraiser for their TLC Fund, which raises money to pay for patient's needs. It will be a full display of ALL my products, including all the holiday gift items. A great way to stop in and sniff up the entire selection!

Dates: Thursday and Friday, Nov 17 - 18
Hours: 9am-4pm
Location: Group Health Central campus
Retail space at 108 15th Ave E, Seattle (Capitol Hill)

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Best of the Northwest - Fall Show
Nov
11
to Nov 13

Best of the Northwest - Fall Show

  • Hangar 30, Magnuson Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Amazing handcrafted work…Everything from jewelry, designer clothing and paintings to works of glass, metal, wood, clay and more. Find unique gifts for holiday shopping, as well as decorative items for your home or office. While you’re there, nosh on local cuisine from our food vendors, bring your kids to the free children’s art table, and watch demonstrations by a number of our talented show  artists- – inspiring.

Dates: November 11-13
Hours: Fri 12-7. Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5
Location: Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, Seattle

Soapworks Studio Booth Space: L7 - farthest back row

For more information: NW Art Alliance

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Northwest Artists Holiday Show
Nov
5
to Nov 6

Northwest Artists Holiday Show

  • Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6, 2015
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Award-winning artists will be selling paintings and prints in the Upstairs Gallery. Dozens of other renowned artists will offer pottery, jewelry, glass bowls, candles, wearable art, and gourmet food in over 50 booths on the main floor.

Location: Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church
Admission $3, free parking, free child care

For more information: NWArtshow.org

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Issaquah Salmon Days
Oct
1
to Oct 2

Issaquah Salmon Days

  • Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

There are so many activities happening on this festival weekend in Issaquah that you won't want to miss this one! Parades, runs, carnival rides, food fair, art festival, concerts, fish jumping, salmon bake, and so much more.

Dates: Oct 1 & 2, 2016

Hours: 10am-6pm both days

Soapworks Studio booth location: same corner spot as always, #318 on Sunset Way at the driveway entrance to the hatchery

For more information - the website: SalmonDays.org

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Washington State Fair
Sep
2
to Sep 25

Washington State Fair

  • Washington State Fair (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get ready to PARTY BIG at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. For 21 glorious days enjoy delicious food, wild rides, dazzling entertainment and fun for the whole family. It's the biggest party in the state and you don't want to miss out! Beginning in 2016, the Fair will kick off the Friday of Labor Day weekend and end the last Sunday of the month, providing an additional week of fun.

2016 Washington State Fair
September 2 - 25, 2016 (closed Tuesdays)

Learn more about the Fair date expansion here

Hours: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri: 10am - 9pm, Sat & Sun 10am -10pm
Closed on Tuesdays

Soapworks Studio will be participating in the Artists in Action gallery - located at ground floor level under the Grandstand (near the Red Gate) just next to the Fischer Scone booth.

Check the website for concert, ticket and parking info: TheFair.com

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Anacortes Arts Festival
Aug
5
to Aug 7

Anacortes Arts Festival

  • Historic Downtown Anacortes (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Anacortes Arts Festival: In our 6th decade, we welcome visitors and artists from throughout the region and beyond. The Festival features 250 diverse booth artisans who transform six blocks of historic downtown. Extending down to the water, Arts at the Port showcases 40 regional fine artists plus a Youth Art Exhibition. Working studios feature demonstrating artists. And the new Ink Alley indie craft area will be located at the heart of the festival also.

Hands-on youth activities spark the creativity of the youngest Festival-goers. We offer regional and ethnic foods at our Island Eatery food court and dispersed throughout the festival. Wine, beer and spirits are available at three festival locations, including the new waterfront pub. Entertainment is expanding to 3 stages and includes lively rock, country, jazz and world music, as well as performance art.

Friday August 5 10am-7pm
Saturday Aug 6 10am-6pm
Sunday Aug 7 10am-5pm

Soapworks Studio Booth Location: #513C - Same booth location this year, center of the street in the 500 block, near Gere-A-Deli.

Website: Anacortes Arts Festival

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Gig Harbor Art Festival
Jul
16
to Jul 17

Gig Harbor Art Festival

  • Historic Waterfront District (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our 32nd Art Festival takes place July 16 & 17 on Judson Street in the heart of historic Gig Harbor. 130 fine artists and crafters will show and sell their work. We'll also have live music, food vendors, a literary corner for authors and illustrators, children's activities and an art exhibit by PAL members.

Sat July 16 10am-6pm, Sun July 17 10am-5pm

Soapworks Studio booth location: #20 - about mid-way in the show on the large parking lot side. See map on the website.

Website: Peninsula Art League

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West Seattle Summer Fest
Jul
8
to Jul 10

West Seattle Summer Fest

Join the West Seattle Junction in celebrating West Seattle Summer Fest – our neighborhood’s biggest street party of the year! Loads of entertainment, shopping, and fun for kids.  Let’s close the streets and see what happens…

Located at The Junction, in the heart of West Seattle, California Ave SW at SW Alaska St

Soapworks Studio Booth Space:  #95 - west facing corner space, near Easy Street.

July 8-10, Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

Website: The Junction

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Sorticulture
Jun
10
to Jun 12

Sorticulture

Sorticulture is a three-day celebration that brings outdoor living, artisans, gardening enthusiasts, and growers together in a celebration of art and nature. Festival artists and nurseries are selected by a jury. The Everett, WA festival encompasses the leafy green, four-acre Legion Park overlooking the marine waters of Port Gardner Bay. Now in its 18th year, Sorticulture is considered one of the premier events of its kind and attracted over 15,000 people in 2014.

Fri., June 10 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Sat., June 11 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Sun., June 12 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Booth location: space #169, just inside the gate where the shuttle bus drops you off, right hand side as you walk into the show.

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Group Health Pop-Up Shop
May
18
to May 20

Group Health Pop-Up Shop

I will have my own pop-up shop, located in the retail space at Group Health Central on Capitol Hill. This is a fundraiser for their TLC Fund, which raises money to pay for patient's needs. It will be a full display of all my products. A great way to stop in and sniff up the entire selection!

Dates: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, May 18 - 20
Hours: 9am-4pm
Location: Group Health Central campus
Retail space at 108 15th Ave E, Seattle (Capitol Hill)

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Spring Green Art Fest
May
6
to May 7

Spring Green Art Fest

  • Lynnwood Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come check out this brand new Garden and Handmade Art show!

Friday May 6th - noon to 8:00 pm
Saturday May 7th - 10 am to 6pm

Come visit this FREE two day festival to learn from experts about garden design, sustainability and the environment. Here's a partial list of seminars:
Debra Prinzing - American Grown / Slow Flowers
Greg Butler - A Dry Sense of Humus
John Albers - Sustainable Garden Design
Robin Haglund - Growing a Year-round Hummingbird Habitat
Christina Salwitz - Eat your Landscape - Designing with Edibles
Debbie Teashon - Good Libations - Concocting Cocktails from the Home Garden
Shop for wonderful local handmade art with a nature theme.

And plantaholics will have plenty to choose from the following specialty nurseries where you are are sure to find something delectable to spice up your garden!
Fancy Fronds
B&D Lillies
Robinwood Garden
Celestial Dream
Bonsai Akira
Scents Nursery
Maples for All Seasons
L'il Sprout Nursery

Location: Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th Street S.W., Lynnwood
Website: Spring Green Art Fest

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Tulip Festival Street Fair
Apr
15
to Apr 17

Tulip Festival Street Fair

  • 202 S 1st St Mt Vernon, WA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dates: Apr 15 - 17

Hours: Fri & Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5

Downtown Mount Vernon

This annual event is part of the month long Tulip Festival. The Street Fair runs Friday through Sunday, attracting vendors, artists, crafts people and visitors far and wide

Booth location: Space #20, at corner of Washington St, near the entrance to the Skagit Valley Food Co-op

Website: Downtown Mount Vernon Business Assn

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Spring Fair at the Washington State Fair
Apr
14
to Apr 17

Spring Fair at the Washington State Fair

Dates: April 14 - 17

Hours: Thursday 2-10pm, Fri & Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-8pm

Artists in Action area, located in the Hobby Hall

Washington State Fair at The Fairgrounds, Puyallup

Get ready to shake off your winter blues at Washington's biggest celebration of Spring, the Washington State Spring Fair in Puyallup, April 14 - 17, 2016. Welcome in the spring with baby animal exhibits, delicious fair treats like scones and elephant ears, tons of free entertainment including racing pigs, leaping DockDogs and free music, and learn new gardening tips and tricks at Northwest Living & Garden. Plus, see cars smashing at the Slamfest Demolition Derby and Monster Truck shows, and whirl and twirl on some of your favorite rides! #itsducky

Website: Washington State Fair

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Best of the Northwest - Spring Show
Apr
9
to Apr 10

Best of the Northwest - Spring Show

  • Northwest Art Alliance (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS


Dates: Saturday and Sunday, April 9 - 10

Hours: Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm

Bring a friend and celebrate spring with art and fine craft for your home and garden!

Meet over 100 of the region's most talented artists. Begin or add to your collection of art and crafts, find unique gifts for spring, and while you're there, nosh on tasty local cuisine. Bring your kids to the free children's art table and watch demonstrations by a number of talented show artists, designed to inspire or ignite your passion for art. Come by on Saturday to meet and listen to Ciscoe Morris talk about art and all things gardening.

Tickets are $6 at the door or $5 in advance online. A "Bring A Friend" ticket online is $8 and admits 2. Accompanied children 12 and under are free. Parking is also free.

Website: NW Art Alliance

Booth Location: #H4, smack dab in the middle of everything - MAP IS HERE

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Phinney Center Winter Festival
Dec
5
to Dec 6

Phinney Center Winter Festival

  • Phinney Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

PNA's annual Winter Festival and Crafts Fair features more than 115 crafts vendors, continuous live entertainment and scrumptious food and baked goods. This two day event has gained an impressive reputation as THE place to shop for holiday gifts and regularly attracts 4,000 - 5,000 customers over the course of the weekend.

The Winter Festival supports PNA programs such as the PNA Hot Meal Program(formerly known as the PNA Soup Kitchen), before and after school childcare, the Greenwood Senior Center, the tool library and the art gallery as well as community projects for neighbors in need and the Volunteers of America Food Bank of Greenwood.

Dates: Saturday and Sunday, December 5 & 6, 2015
Hours: 10am-6pm both days
Soapworks Studio booth location: upstairs in the blue building, Room 7, center of the room

For more info: PNA Winter Festival and Craft Fair

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Warm Beach Camp - Lights of Christmas
Dec
3
to Dec 29

Warm Beach Camp - Lights of Christmas

More than one million Christmas lights will be displayed during 19 days in December, a spectacle spread over 15 acres at Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood, Washington. The Lights of Christmas is the largest holiday light display in the Pacific Northwest that combines live entertainment, children's activities, food, holiday shopping and more. In addition, reservations can be made for Overnight accommodations in holiday-themed lodges and for Dinner Theatre and Sunday Dessert Matinee.

Dates for 2015: Dec 3-6, 10-13, 17-23, and 26-29
Gates open at 5pm. Event closes at 10pm.

Soapworks Studio will have a display in the Joyland Emporium Gift Shop

For tickets and more information: Lights of Christmas website

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Allied Arts of Whatcom Co. Holiday Festival
Nov
20
to Dec 24

Allied Arts of Whatcom Co. Holiday Festival

The Holiday Festival of the Arts is an indoor arts festival featuring over 100 artisans and craftspeople from the Northwest, many from our own region. The festival takes place over a six week period. In addition to the vendor displays selling handcrafted holiday gifts and art pieces, there are workshops for children, live music, and artist demos.

Dates and Hours:
Friday, Nov 20th through Friday Dec 24th (7 days a week)
10am-7pm every day, Closed Thanksgiving Day, Closed at 3pm Thurs, Dec 24th

Location: 4145 Meridian St, in the Cordata shopping center (same spot as last year) 

For more information: Allied Arts of Whatcom County

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Holiday Pop-Up Shop
Nov
19
to Nov 20

Holiday Pop-Up Shop

I will have my own holiday pop-up shop, located in the retail space at Group Health Central on Capitol Hill. This is a fundraiser for their TLC Fund, which raises money to pay for patient's needs. It will be a full display of ALL my products, including all the holiday gift items. A great way to stop in and sniff up the entire selection!

Dates: Thursday & Friday, Nov 19-20
Hours: 9am-4pm
Location: Group Health Central campus
Retail space at 108 15th Ave E, Seattle (Capitol Hill)

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