BARN Special Events

    • Monday, February 24, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • BARN's Great Room
    • 47
    Register

    BARN Metal Fabrication Annual Meeting

    Monday, February 24th 

    Featured speaker, Jim Henderson

    6-8 PM… yes, that’s dinnertime. So, bring something for yourself to eat. Coffee and light snacks will be provided.

    This presentation is free and open to the public. Bring a friend!

    Our featured speaker, Jim Henderson will talk about his 7+ years leading the fitting, testing, and sea trials of Pagoo, Paul Allen’s manned submarine, and its deployment to Octopus, his yacht.

    Following Jim’s presentation will be a short business meeting where we’ll talk about what’s going on in the Welding, Sheet Metal, and Machine shops, as well as the Forge and Foundry shops at Alchemy Industrial Arts.

    If you have any interest in making art in metal, or working a project that requires metal working skills, this event is for you.

    • Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • BARN Great Room
    Register

    Join us at BARN each month for an evening of inspiring ideas!  BARN Talks are bringing the community together for presentations and discussion on topics that highlight the challenges, decisions, failures, and successes in life and craft. 

    Our March event features the dynamic duo of Walter Dill and Monica Uhl who will share the steps along their journey to have a big impact in the world while living in a small footprint.   

    Their talk will focus primarily on the creative process of transforming a neglected 1956 Airfloat travel trailer into a spectacular tiny home.  Their rig ‘Talulah’ is packed with incredible custom woodworking elements and thoughtful design details.  

    Monica and Walter will tell tales of the various design challenges they encountered along the way and the lessons they learned through their mistakes and successes throughout the project.  They will show photos of key interior and exterior features and demonstrate how their design choices reflect their character. 

    Even if you’ve never dreamed of living in a tiny space, we think you’ll be inspired by the stories and life experience of this engaging couple. 

    • Please register and bring a guest! During registration please indicate in the box provided if you will be bringing a guest.
    • The event is free but we will be welcoming a suggested donation of $5 per person at the door.  
    • Light refreshments will be provided. 

      Our speakers:  
      Monica Uhl has a formal education in Marketing and Computer Science.  Among other endeavors, she ran a greeting card business and was CEO of a tech creative agency.  Walter Dill's education was in Art and Industrial Design. He co-created Living Traditions Dance, the Pacific Northwest's largest non-competitive social dance business from 1990-2004.  Their website is www.dilluhlsional.com.  

      If you are interested in being a speaker in the future, please contact BARN Program Manager Jess Henderson at jessh@bainbridgebarn.org.  

      • Friday, March 13, 2020
      • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
      • BARN 8890 Three Tree Lane NE, Bainbridge Island, WA
      High school students in grades 9 - 12 are invited to create and hang out at BARN on Teen Nights. The dates for 2019-2020 are: October 11, November 8, December 13, January 10, February 14, March 13, April 17, and May 8. Come enjoy free food and drink. Play games in the BARN Commons. Explore a Studio project and learn new skills. Bring friends. Meet new friends.

      No pre-registration is required, although all students will need to sign in upon arrival and out upon departure.


      Questions: contact Jess Henderson at BARN at 206-842-4475 x221 or email: JessH@bainbridgebarn.org

      Teen Nights are generously funded by a grant from the City of Bainbridge Island.  


      • Sunday, March 29, 2020
      • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
      • BARN 8890 Three Tree Lane NE Bainbridge Island, WA

      Be a Maker for a Day!

      Enjoy an afternoon of creative hands-on activities in BARN's 10 artisan studios.  It's free, and open to all ages.

      For more information contact: info@BainbridgeBARN.org

      • Friday, April 03, 2020
      • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
      • BARN Commons

      Celebrate National Poetry Month by joining us for the opening reception of the first Ars Poetica at BARN. You’ll see thirty works from the Fiber Arts studio inspired by poems contributed from the Writers’ studio. It will be a grand opportunity to hear from the fiber artists and poets about what inspired their work. You can enjoy the show as well as some refreshments. 



      • Friday, April 17, 2020
      • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
      • BARN 8890 Three Tree Lane NE, Bainbridge Island, WA
      High school students in grades 9 - 12 are invited to create and hang out at BARN on Teen Nights. The dates for 2019-2020 are: October 11, November 8, December 13, January 10, February 14, March 13, April 17, and May 8. Come enjoy free food and drink. Play games in the BARN Commons. Explore a Studio project and learn new skills. Bring friends. Meet new friends.

      No pre-registration is required, although all students will need to sign in upon arrival and out upon departure.


      Questions: contact Jess Henderson at BARN at 206-842-4475 x221 or email: JessH@bainbridgebarn.org

      Teen Nights are generously funded by a grant from the City of Bainbridge Island.  


      • Friday, May 08, 2020
      • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
      • BARN 8890 Three Tree Lane NE, Bainbridge Island, WA
      High school students in grades 9 - 12 are invited to create and hang out at BARN on Teen Nights. The dates for 2019-2020 are: October 11, November 8, December 13, January 10, February 14, March 13, April 17, and May 8. Come enjoy free food and drink. Play games in the BARN Commons. Explore a Studio project and learn new skills. Bring friends. Meet new friends.

      No pre-registration is required, although all students will need to sign in upon arrival and out upon departure.


      Questions: contact Jess Henderson at BARN at 206-842-4475 x221 or email: JessH@bainbridgebarn.org

      Teen Nights are generously funded by a grant from the City of Bainbridge Island.  


      • Thursday, May 14, 2020
      • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
      • BARN Fiber Arts Studio, Class Code FI051420CL
      • 20
      Register

      Looking for a community service project that will lighten the day for a cancer patient?  

      Work with Carol Latham, the Women's Club, and fellow members of the Fiber Arts Studio at BARN to make colorful and imaginative pillowcases for cancer patients living in Seattle while going through cancer treatment at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle Children's Hospital, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Resource Center.  

      Patients coming from all over Washington, the USA, and the world for cancer treatment at these facilities stay at the Pete Gross House, a 70 unit furnished apartment complex. This means they often can not bring much from home to personalize their Pete Gross House apartment or make it more cheerful. Getting something as simple as a pillowcase made with love and creativity can brighten these cancer patient's world and make them feel like people care about what they are going through. 

      You don't need to know how to sew to participate in this community service project. 

      Details:

      What to bring:

      • Your sewing machine (if you have one)
      • Fabric that is colorful and fun (per pillowcase: 3/4 yd; 1/3 yd; 1/8th yard) We will also have fabric available.


      Please register so we know how many people will be attending.  Feel free to bring someone with you. Please enter number of "guests" you will be bringing when you register.


      All Community Service Project Workshops in the BARN Fiber Arts Studio are Free for BARN and Non-BARN Members


      Everyone 11 years of age and older is welcome to come and help.

      • Thursday, August 13, 2020
      • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
      • BARN Fiber Arts Studio, Class Code FI081320CL
      • 20
      Register

      Looking for a community service project that will lighten the day for a cancer patient?  

      Work with Carol Latham, the Women's Club, and fellow members of the Fiber Arts Studio at BARN to make colorful and imaginative pillowcases for cancer patients living in Seattle while going through cancer treatment at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle Children's Hospital, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Resource Center.  

      Patients coming from all over Washington, the USA, and the world for cancer treatment at these facilities stay at the Pete Gross House, a 70 unit furnished apartment complex. This means they often can not bring much from home to personalize their Pete Gross House apartment or make it more cheerful. Getting something as simple as a pillowcase made with love and creativity can brighten these cancer patient's world and make them feel like people care about what they are going through. 

      You don't need to know how to sew to participate in this community service project. 

      Details:

      What to bring:

      • Your sewing machine (if you have one)
      • Fabric that is colorful and fun (per pillowcase: 3/4 yd; 1/3 yd; 1/8th yard) We will also have fabric available.


      Please register so we know how many people will be attending.  Feel free to bring someone with you. Please enter number of "guests" you will be bringing when you register.


      All Community Service Project Workshops in the BARN Fiber Arts Studio are Free for BARN and Non-BARN Members


      Everyone 11 years of age and older is welcome to come and help.

      • Thursday, November 12, 2020
      • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
      • BARN Fiber Arts Studio, Class Code FI111220CL
      • 20
      Register

      Looking for a community service project that will lighten the day for a cancer patient?  

      Work with Carol Latham, the Women's Club, and fellow members of the Fiber Arts Studio at BARN to make colorful and imaginative pillowcases for cancer patients living in Seattle while going through cancer treatment at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle Children's Hospital, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Resource Center.  

      Patients coming from all over Washington, the USA, and the world for cancer treatment at these facilities stay at the Pete Gross House, a 70 unit furnished apartment complex. This means they often can not bring much from home to personalize their Pete Gross House apartment or make it more cheerful. Getting something as simple as a pillowcase made with love and creativity can brighten these cancer patient's world and make them feel like people care about what they are going through. 

      You don't need to know how to sew to participate in this community service project. 

      Details:

      What to bring:

      • Your sewing machine (if you have one)
      • Fabric that is colorful and fun (per pillowcase: 3/4 yd; 1/3 yd; 1/8th yard) We will also have fabric available.


      Please register so we know how many people will be attending.  Feel free to bring someone with you. Please enter number of "guests" you will be bringing when you register.


      All Community Service Project Workshops in the BARN Fiber Arts Studio are Free for BARN and Non-BARN Members


      Everyone 11 years of age and older is welcome to come and help.

      • Saturday, November 21, 2020
      • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      • BARN wide event- No classes scheduled
      The BARN Bazaar is a new Bainbridge Island holiday tradition featuring a wide variety of art, crafts, and artisan foods, all made by hand. Buy direct from the maker at this annual celebration of the creativity that happens all year round at BARN. From jewelry to wood arts, basketry to weaving, you’ll find an unmatched selection of original handmade items.

      Kick off the holidays in homegrown style. Join us for a day of shopping, food, and community!

      BARN members wishing to participate in this event must be a member for a minimum of 3 months (must join by August 31st) to participate. You can contact Carla Mackey at membership@bainbridgebarn.org for an application which will be available TBD.

    Past events

    Friday, February 14, 2020 Teen Night @ BARN!
    Thursday, February 13, 2020 Fiber Arts & Women's Club Community Service Project: Pillowcases for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Patients
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 BARNTalks: The Big Bang and Sub-Atomic Collisions (Free Event)
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 BARNTalks: Building a Backyard Railroad (Free Event)
    Friday, January 10, 2020 Teen Night @ BARN!
    Friday, December 13, 2019 Teen Night @ BARN - Holiday edition!
    Thursday, December 12, 2019 Join Our BARN Community For a New Informal Singing Group
    Monday, November 25, 2019 Join Our BARN Community For a New Informal Singing Group
    Saturday, November 23, 2019 BARN Bazaar
    Friday, November 22, 2019 BARN CLOSED @ 7:00 pm - Preparations for Bazaar - No Member/Public Entry
    Friday, November 15, 2019 Ladies' Night Out at BARN
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 Join Our BARN Community For a New Informal Singing Group
    Saturday, October 19, 2019 It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
    Saturday, October 19, 2019 REFRACT: Tours + Glass Exhibit and Sale
    Thursday, October 17, 2019 Join Our BARN Community For a New Informal Singing Group
    Monday, September 30, 2019 Join Our BARN Community For a New Informal Singing Group
    Thursday, September 19, 2019 Join Our BARN Community For a New Informal Singing Group
    Thursday, September 12, 2019 Certificate of Craft Programs at BARN Information Session
    Monday, September 02, 2019 Labor Day: BARN is Open Today (Click on link for more info)
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 Certificate of Craft Programs at BARN Information Session
    Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Certificate of Craft Programs at BARN Information Session
    Friday, August 09, 2019 Tax & Business License Seminar for Fledgling Businesses
    Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Join Our BARN Community For a New Informal Singing Group (12PM to 1PM)
    Saturday, July 06, 2019 Rotary Auction - No Classes at BARN from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Thursday, June 06, 2019 Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf Film - Co-hosted by Bloedel and BARN Garden Arts
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019 How to Apply for an Artist Grant: A workshop presented by Artist Trust
    Friday, May 10, 2019 Teen Night
    Saturday, April 27, 2019 The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019 BARN Informal Singing Group Now Forming
    Saturday, April 20, 2019 Soup and a Cookbook Swap!
    Saturday, April 20, 2019 Celebrate Earth Day at BARN
    Sunday, April 14, 2019 Spring Sampler BARN-Wide Event
    Friday, April 12, 2019 Teen Night at BARN
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