Category Archive • Commons Creatives

Apply Now for the 2017 Holiday Crafts Fairs – Due Oct. 10th

Applications are now being accepted for the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market’s 2017 Holiday Crafts Fairs. Local and Washington-based artists and crafters of all kinds are encouraged to apply. This holiday season, shoppers will be treated to two indoor holiday crafts fairs where they can find unique and one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on their holiday lists. ...

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Buskers at the Market – A great day of music on Sept. 24th!

Buskers at the Market – A great day of music on Sept. 24th!

This Sunday, September 24th, head to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market from 10-3 for Buskers Day at the Market, a full day of great music and fun. “What is a busker?” you ask. Buskers are street performers who serve up music or other creative entertainment in public spaces for tips (and to make folks happy, ...

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Attention Commons Creatives – Artists, Crafters, & Writers Wanted!

Attention creative folks! We’ve got two great opportunities for you this month at the Commons. For writers, the Commons offers up a chance to take your writing to the next level on Saturday, September 23rd when coach Cami Ostman will offer a full-day writers retreat entitled, Get Your Book Done. During the retreat, you will connect ...

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A very cultural month at the Commons in September

As we all begin to wind down our summer fun and fall into a season of shorter days and cooler temperatures, Third Place Commons will ease your transition this month with a variety of fun and engaging programs. The Commons will kick things off with an ending of sorts, the finale of the summertime folk, country, ...

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Working Hard to Spruce Up the Commons

As the (saw)dust begins to clear, you may have noticed that Third Place Commons has been looking a little shinier lately, and that’s thanks to the hard work of a whole lot of great folks who came together to make it happen. The work to freshen up the Commons was initiated by the “Renew the Space” ...

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Say YES to Access!

Over the last decade, public funding has been cut dramatically for arts, heritage, and science programming in Washington, as much as by half in some areas. Unfortunately, these cuts have a disproportionately negative impact on already-disadvantaged communities — low-income schools, communities of color and people with disabilities. As an organization that prioritizes free and open access for everyone ...

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Free & Fun this Weekend: A Beret, a Lei, a Crafts Day, and USA Dance

Whatever you’re in the mood for this weekend, Third Place Commons is offering up something for you! Want to celebrate “le 14 juillet” in fine French style? Bastille Day is France’s version of Independence Day and it’s celebrated on July 14th. So this Friday at 7:30 PM, the Commons welcomes the fun French cabaret of Delilah ...

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Gorgeous gardens, art, crafts, music, and more!

Saturday, June 17th is the big day for our beloved annual Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Garden Tour & Market!  For one day only, you get to peek behind the gates and tour six of the most special private gardens in north Seattle. Exquisite landscaping, glorious flowers and plants, peaceful water features, unique garden art, and ...

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May is big, Big, BIG at the Commons & Market

Yes, spring is springing up all over at Third Place Commons this month with new starts and the annual return of seasonal favorites.  Showing Off Our Community Colors The Commons is in full bloom in May with a colorful array of community events starting this Saturday with Bulgarian Voices of Seattle at 1:30 followed by Folklore Sparks ...

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