Category Archive • Commons Creatives

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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Swing into the New Year at Third Place Commons All January Long

It may be cold outside this month, but you can head to Third Place Commons to warm up with Swing into the New Year, a month-long big band and swing music series! Enjoy classic tunes from the swing era, beloved melodies from the great American songbook, and rousing vocals on all your favorite standards every ...

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Last Holiday LFP Farmers Market & Crafts Fair – Sun, 12/18

This Sunday, Dec. 18th is your last chance in 2017 to shop the bounty of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and the ever-popular Holiday Crafts Fair! The special December farmers market will feature so many of your favorite regular season vendors and plenty of options for yummy, fresh, and locally grown and raised produce, meats, ...

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Make a Gift for #GivingTuesday, The International Day of Giving!

Third Place Commons is a unique and special place that serves our shared community like no other. From free music and dancing every Friday and Saturday night to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market from May to October… from weekly Kaleidoscope Play & Learn sessions for toddlers to weekly foreign language conversation groups for grown-ups… ...

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Thanksgiving Farmers Market & Holiday Crafts Fair This Sunday, 11/20

This Sunday is the perfect time to start preparing for your Thanksgiving feast and to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping thanks to the return of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and Holiday Crafts Fair! Start making your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list now so that you can hit the farmers market Sunday to ...

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Halloween Candy, Comedy, Magic, Music, and More!

    Halloween starts early this weekend at Third Place Commons with the first of three fun, family-friendly events, our 6th annual Halloween Hafla Belly Dance Event. Head to the Commons stage this Saturday, October 29th at 2 PM to enjoy a performance for the whole family from Silk Rain, A Dance Company. Then, don’t go far because ...

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