Category Archive • Commons Creatives

A Message from Immediate Past Board Chair, Shary Van

Last month, we lost someone very dear to our organization. Anne Stadler was many things. A mother, a wife, a friend, a local leader, an award-winning TV producer, a consultant who traveled the world, and a dedicated advocate for peace. The list goes on. She, along with her husband Dave, was also the visionary founder ...

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Holiday Crafts Fair This Sunday, 12/17

This Sunday, December 17th is your last chance in 2023 to shop the bounty of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and the ever-popular Holiday Crafts Fair, presented by Third Place Commons. The special December farmers market will feature many of your favorite regular season vendors and plenty of options for yummy, fresh, and locally grown ...

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This Sunday, July 16th Is Crafts Day at the Farmers Market

Mark your calendar and make a plan to head to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market this coming Sunday, July 16th from 10 AM – 2 PM for a fantastic day of craft shopping on top of all your regular market favorites. Crafts Day at the LFP Farmers Market is your once per summer chance to ...

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Last Chance! Come to Breakfast on May 25th!

Our big Back in the Commons Again Annual Community Breakfast is coming up this Thursday, May 25th at 7 AM, which means this is officially your last chance to get tickets! This grand annual tradition provides vital operating funds to support the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and other beloved programs of Third Place Commons, including ...

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Auction Spotlight – Get tickets NOW for breakfast on 5/25

Our big Back in the Commons Again Annual Community Breakfast is coming up fast on Thursday, May 25th. That means time is running out to get your tickets for the return of this popular community event. A lively, fast-paced auction will be the highlight of the event with none other than auctioneer Ken Carson, longtime field host for the Seattle Sounders FC (and the Seahawks before that), heading ...

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Sneak a Peek at the Farmers Market Vendor Line-up

This Sunday, May 14th from 10 AM to 2 PM marks the return of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market for the season, and it’s going to be a great one! You won’t want to miss opening day and your chance to catch up with your favorite vendors while saying hello to some new ones. From ...

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The LFP Farmers Market Opens Mother’s Day, May 14th!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 14th, which is both Mother’s Day and Opening Day for the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market season! Mother’s Day wouldn’t be complete without the spectacular flowers of the LFP Farmers Market, and you can count on the market to have a magnificent assortment of perfect bouquets for every mom in ...

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Our Annual Community Breakfast Is Back and You’re Invited!

We’re so excited to announce the return of our beloved annual community breakfast to the Commons space. You are cordially invited to join in the fun at this popular annual gathering of community in support of Third Place Commons and the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market. The “Back in the Commons Again” Annual Community Breakfast will take ...

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Call for Artists & Crafters: Apply by 4/3 for LFP Farmers Market Crafts Day

Applications are now being accepted from Washington artists, artisans, and crafters to participate in the 2023 Crafts Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market on Sunday, July 16th. All items presented at the Crafts Day must be handmade in Washington by the individuals selling at the market. The market seeks to reflect a wide variety ...

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