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It’s Spring: Lynden Craft and Antique Show, Home and Garden events, draw crowds

Mar 6th, 2016 | Category: Crafts

Now in its 30th year, the Spring Craft & Antique Show is coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden March 17-19.

The Show will run 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday March 17 and Friday, March 18, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 20. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for Seniors (60+), and free for children 12 and under. Return privileges are available all weekend. Free parking is on site.

Birdhouses by David Clayton. COURTESY PHOTO

Birdhouses by David Clayton. COURTESY PHOTO

Approximately 100 northwest artists, crafters and producers will be at the show, featuring handcrafted wares, home and garden décor, gourmet treats, vintage treasures, repurposed items and much more.

Among new participants this year are three friends and fellow youth soccer coaches – Susan McKissick, Laura Mathes and Shannon Elmendorf – whose booth will be full of creative inspiration using re-purposed materials. The three women have been coaching Nooksack Valley Girls Soccer together for three seasons.

The 30th Anniversary Celebration will be held Friday March 18 from 5-8 p.m. with a coffee bar, cake and prizes.

Lunch and espresso will be available in the Garden Café, as well as ongoing live entertainment throughout the event. For more information about the show, visit or “Lynden Craft and Antique Show” on Facebook.


Everett Home and Garden Show

The 15th annual Everett Home and Garden Show runs March 11-13 at Xfinity arena in Everett. Local professionals will lead gardening and home improvement workshops, and a large number of vendors will be on site.

Show hours are Friday noon to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $6.75 adults, $6.25 seniors, military/families with ID $2 each, free for kids 16 and under. For the complete schedule see


SICBA Home and Garden Show

The 36th annual SICBA Home & Garden Show takes place March 18-20 at the Skagit County Fairgrounds in Mount Vernon featuring over 120 indoor and outdoor booths.

Ciscoe Morris will be sharing his gardening knowledge, and seminar topics will be taught by local professionals and residents

The 7th Annual Playhouse Challenge is also on, with five builder members building playhouses and donating them to local charities. The winners will be drawn Sunday at  3 p.m. Photos will be posted on the Show’s Facebook page.

Hours are Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $5/person or $8/family. See

Pottery by the Pound

Blue Water Pottery will be holding their Annual Spring Studio Seconds Sale on Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The studio doors will be open, the wheel will be on, and the clay will be wet! Any children looking to experience hands-on wheel throwing will be encouraged to come muddy their hands and break out their smiles. The studio will be selling pottery seconds – those old, flawed or just weird pieces – by Jeremy Noet and Dyana Fiediga at $5 per pound. You’ll find mugs, bowls and all sorts of functional pottery, not to mention planters. New this year is guest artist Ann Marie Cooper of Kulshan Clayworks with her coiled pottery.

Blue Water Pottery Studio is at 2521 Vallette St. in Bellingham, behind the house, with alley access. For more information email or visit their facebook page.

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