It’s time to celebrate Scandinavia, emerging artists, great jazz, holidays and arts and crafts! Whether you want to shop, eat, create or admire, there’s something for you just a short drive from Seattle!

Art’s Alive!
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 2, 3 and 4
Downtown La Conner, WA 98257

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Experience the gathering of La Conner’s imaginative spirit – Art’s Alive 2012! Stop by the La Conner Civic Garden Club (622 S. 2nd St.) where Skagit Artists Together will have their show of artists work. Artists such as Coizie Bettinger, Leo Osborne, Pastels for Joy and Harmony will be featured at Maple Hall. Plus, Sasa of Firewoman Studios will be giving a demonstration of her wonderful carvings at Museum of Northwest Art on Friday. A Yoga workshop on Saturday, musicians, Art Walk, poetry readings and much more! See website for details.

Jazz at the Beach
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 2, 3 and 4
Ocean Shores, WA

Jazz festival with vendors, food & more. Plus, an umbrella parade at the Convention Center.

Scandinavian Fair
Saturday, November 3
10:00am – 4:00pm
Fox Hall at Hampton Inn
3985 Bennett Drive
Bellingham, WA 98225

Scandinavian Bakery, Café with lunch all day, Nordic Giafts & Crafts, Entertainment, Hourly Door Prizes and more at this famous fair! Admission is $1/person, children 12 and under free with adult

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Bellingham Beauty in the Bead Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 2, 3 and 4
Lakeway Best Western
714 Lakeway Dr
Bellingham, WA 98229

Beauty in the Bead Shows is a family owned business, starting with a retail bead store in Bellingham, WA (Beauty in the Bead Shop) and subsequently blossomed into a bead road show with an an outstanding collection of gemstone beads, pearls, jasper, quartz and more.

Custer’s Christmas Arts and Crafts Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
November 2, 3 and 4
TRAC Center
6600 Burden Blvd.
Pasco, WA 99301

Custer’s 17th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show features over 150 professional artists and crafters from across the U.S filling the TRAC with unique hand-crafted items. Specialty and gourmet foods including huckleberry products, dry soup mixes, barbecue sauce, vinegar, candy pecan rolls, jams and more! Many of these items will be available to sample! A festive atmosphere with exhibitors decorating their displays and selling items for gifts and home decor.

57th Annual Central Washington Artists’ Exhibition Opening Reception
Saturday, November 3
3:00pm – 5:30pm
Larson Gallery
West Nob Hill Boulevard
Yakima, WA 98902

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The public is invited to the 57th Annual Central Washington Artists’ Exhibition at the Larson Gallery which highlights the work of Central Washington artists in all media.