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Travel the World with Our World Music Series Starting Friday!

If you’ve got wanderlust, why not travel the world musically with Third Place Commons now through April? Around the World (in 43 Days) presents four nights of world music from Celtic to Latin to French cabaret and more. The fun starts this Friday with a Celtic themed show just in time to get you warmed up ...

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An Invitation: Celebrate Anne Stadler with Us!

Join us on March 7th for a fun-filled annual celebration of our shared community, which this year just happens to honor a very special neighbor indeed! This year’s event invokes our sense of connectedness and community through a simple and open invitation, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” One of the highlights of this annual event is the ...

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Won’t You Be [Our] Neighbor on March 7th?

Grab your slippers and cardigans because you are officially invited to our annual community breakfast entitled Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  The breakfast takes place on Thursday, March 7th. This annual event is always a celebration of the many communities that come together in the Commons, and this year’s program will focus especially on our connections ...

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Big Band Series Warms Up January at the Commons

It’s 2019 and it’s officially time once again to Swing into the New Year at Third Place Commons! This is the third year in a row that the Commons has started the year off in high style with this popular big band series. Every Saturday in January, head to the Commons for an evening of delightfully ...

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A Whole Host of Holiday Fun in December

You know that every month is a busy one at Third Place Commons. But with everything from an indoor holiday farmers market & crafts fair to dance recitals and dance lessons to holiday concerts and beloved children’s entertainer Caspar Babypants – plus weekly live music and dancing as always – December is moving into overdrive! Here’s ...

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Thanksgiving Farmers Market & Holiday Crafts Fair This Sun, 11/18

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’re ready to receive the full bounty of the ...

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Ring in a New Era with a New Market Bell on 9/23 – Special Ceremony!

Did you know that the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens each week with the ringing of a special market bell? And that the vendors aren’t permitted to sell for the day until that bell rings? Unfortunately, our old, beloved bell was lost recently, and so the market has had to make due with borrowed bells ...

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Crafts Day at the Market & More This Weekend!

This weekend brings some extra special fun to Third Place Commons and the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, including one of the biggest events of the market year, Crafts Day! Crafts Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is your one-day-only chance to shop a wide array of jewelry, clothes, handmade cards, decorative items, and ...

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Now Hiring: Music & Events Coordinator – Apply by June 4th!

Third Place Commons needs a new Music & Events Coordinator to help us schedule and host hundreds of free events each year in the Commons and at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market. This flexible, part-time position will be perfect for someone with event and/or performing arts experience who is highly organized, detail-oriented, and a great ...

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Apply by May 22nd for Crafts Day at the LFP Farmers Market

Applications are now being accepted from Washington artists and crafters to participate in the 2018 Crafts Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, which will take place on Sunday, July 15th. Crafts Day is a once-per-summer special addition to the regular Farmers Market, which takes place every Sunday from 10 AM to 3 PM ...

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