Archive for 2015

Community Breakfast February 25

2016 has arrived and  we want to make sure you get this important date on your calendars!  Every February, Third Place Commons hosts a Community Breakfast, our biggest fund – and fun-raiser of the year.  It is a fast-paced, lively event, and in 2016, we have some great guests who will make it even more ...

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Start the New Year Right! January Music Line-Up

It might be cold outside but it’s going to be a hot month in the Commons! Come Friday and Saturday nights are swinging with our weekend music lineup.  All shows are free and start at 7:30pm on the Third Place Commons stage. See you at the Commons! We’d like to send a huge thank you to ...

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2015 Winter Craft & Farmers Markets

2015 Winter Craft & Farmers Markets

The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is back with two Winter Markets that will knock your socks off! Chock full of holiday goodness and crafts galore, come buy delicious, locally grown food for your Thanksgiving meal. Shop with your favorite farmers, and find unique hand-made holiday gifts at the crafts fair on the lower level ...

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A Little Night Music in November

Third Place Commons is going to be swinging in November with A Little Night Music scheduled to delight dancers and music lovers. Please join your friends and neighbors for one or more of these great live performances! Thank you to 4Culture and Merlone Geier for providing funding for these events. Friday, November 6, 7:30pm Centerpiece Jazz Band  ...

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Tricks & Treats @ Third Place Commons

Please join Third Place Commons and the Lake Forest Park Town Center Merchants for fun night of magic, trick-or-treating, and live music on Halloween evening, October 31, 2015. TREATS: The Town Center Merchants will be opening their doors to trick-or-treating from 4pm to 6pm. Kids and adults alike can dress up and go door-to-door gathering goodies ...

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Farmer’s Market & Sketchcrawl

The sun was out and shinning at last weekend’s Farmer’s Market, and we had something special happening to take advantage of all that sun: sketch artists joined us in the market to live-sketch what they saw! As folks shopped, conversed, and stocked up on veggies for the week, a small troop of drawers, painters, and ...

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A New Director at the Commons!

The Friends of Third Place Commons is pleased to announce the hiring of Lorie Hoffman as the new Executive Director. As the former Marketing Manager for the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council and a gallery manager in Montana, Hoffman brings considerable organizational skills to this position. She is also a working printmaker with an outstanding command ...

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Family Day at the Farmers Market is August 9th

We have lots of fun in store for everyone at this Sunday’s Farmers Market.  It’s Family Day! For your musical enjoyment, Quichua Mashsis will play music from the Andes all day. This special performance is made possible by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council.     Drop by the City Tent to meet representatives of the City of Lake ...

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Recess Monkey returns to the Commons

It’s been a while since these talented musicians visited Third Place, and we are super excited about this event!  Tambourine Submarine: A Musical Odyssey Concert with Recess Monkey is this coming Saturday, July 25th, from  3-4pm on the Commons stage. Take a high-energy, rocking journey aboard the imaginary “Tambourine Submarine,” a high-tech vessel that explores sea, ...

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Crafts Fair this Sunday!

Yes, there will be road construction, and Bothell Way will be closed.  But the Farmers Market goes on, and so does  our fabulous annual Crafts Day!  Our talented crafters and artists will pitch their tents in front of Lake Forest Park City Hall, adjacent to the market. We will have jewelry and leather, greeting cards and ...

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