Nov. 18, 10 am – 3 pm at BARN

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Immerse yourself in creativity at the BARN Bazaar!

On Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 am to 3 pm, join us for a celebration of artistry at BARN. Browse offerings from nearly three dozen BARN members, from jewelry to wood arts, prints, glass, basketry, weaving, and more. This annual Bazaar allows you to shop hand-crafted items and buy directly from the makers. Culinary artists will offer food and snacks for sale at the BARN Bistro.

Kick off the holidays in homegrown style with a day of shopping, delicious food, and a vibrant community. See you at BARN Bazaar – where creativity and community meet!

Learn more and see a list of vendors >

Make Your Holiday Gifts at BARN

Holiday Gifts

Share your creative side this season with stunning handmade gifts. BARN studios are offering a variety of beginner-friendly, holiday-themed classes in November and December. Learn to make lampworked glass icicle sculptures or mosaic pendants, hand-turned wooden bowls or custom cutting boards, letterpress greeting cards, amigurumi crochet snowmen or other giftable items. New classes are still popping up, so check back often!
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Fiber Arts

Crochet Snowman

Crochet Techniques – Amigurumi Snowman

Tuesdays, Dec. 5 & 12, 6 – 8 pm

Learn and practice crochet amigurumi techniques while making a stuffed snowman. Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small, stuffed yarn creatures. Skill level: Advanced beginner. While the stitches aren’t particularly difficult, there are a lot of details in completing this project.


More Fiber Classes

Basketry: Birch Bark Box With Lid
Saturday and Sunday, November 4 & 5, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Better Together: Fitting Your Clothes
Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Fiber Arts Studio Orientation
Thursday, November 9, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM

Autumn Embroidery Study Group
Thursday, November 9, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Knit-Along: Holiday Projects
Thursday, November 9, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Kitsap Cosplay Guild: Cosplay and Costuming Interest Group
Tuesday, November 14, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Knitting: Undo the Oops! Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Monday, November 27, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Glass Arts

Fused Glass Bowls

Introduction to Fused Glass: Bowled Over

Tues. and Thurs., Nov. 28 & 30
6 – 9 pm

A fun project to introduce you to the fused glass process. Learn how to cut circles, use the grinder, and understand design principles when firing glass at high temperatures. You’ll also have the opportunity to see how the kilns are programmed and set for different results.


More Glass Arts Classes

Glass Studio Cleanup
Sunday, November 5, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Enamels In Fused Glass
Sunday, December 3, 10:00 AM –  1:00 PM

Glass Studio Orientation
Friday, December 8, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Introduction to Glass Mosaic Jewelry: Pendants
Sunday, December 10, 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Coral Candle Glass Votives
2 meetings, Tuesday, December 12, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM and Thursday, December 14, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Jewelry & Fine Metals

Copper Bangles

Hydraulic Press Skills: Bangles, Plain and Fancy

Friday, Nov. 17, 1 – 5 pm

Make several bangle bracelets out of heavy-gauge copper wire.


More Jewelry Classes

Intro to Vacuum Casting
2 meetings, November 11 & 12, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Try It! Porcelain Pendants
Tuesday, November 14, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mold Making for Jewelry
2 meetings, November 28 & 29, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Jewelry Soldering: Skills Class
Saturday, December 2, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Introduction to Sennit Braiding for Jewelry
Saturday, December 9, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Kitchen Arts

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie With Elisa

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 6 – 8:30 pm

Join us to learn the art of crafting the perfect pumpkin pie, from flaky crust to creamy filling. In this class, we will go over some tips and tricks to help you create, and bake a beautiful and tasty pumpkin pie. You’ll leave with a par-baked pie crust, pumpkin pie filling and baking skills to wow your friends and family this holiday season!

More Cooking & Baking Classes

Champagne & Sparkling Wine Traditions
Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Understanding Beer — Tasting Tour of US and Europe
Monday, November 13, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Whisky Tour of Scotland
Friday, November 17, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Become a Beer-and-Food Pairing Expert
Sunday, November 19, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Understanding Beer — Tour of the UK
Monday, December 4, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Port and Dessert Wine Traditions
Wednesday, December 6, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Two Pâtés in Two Hours
Thursday, December 7, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cake Building Masterclass with Elisa
2 meetings: December 9 & 10 starting at 12:00 PM

Metal Fabrication

Foundry Casting

Metal Casting in the Foundry

Thursday, Nov. 16, 6 – 9 pm

Learn and advance your metal-art skills by casting bronze or aluminum into a mold you’ve already created, you make in our Patternmaking for Casting in the Foundry class or one of our stock patterns. Molten metal is poured into the mold you’ve formed in green sand (an environmentally safe mixture of fine sand, clay, and water). After your casting cools, you’ll free it from the mold and experience the thrill as your artistic creation emerges.

More Metal Classes

Metal Fabrication: Tidy Friday
Friday, November 10, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Welding, Sheet Metal & Machine Shop: Fix-It Saturday (Free)
Saturday, November 11, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Introduction to Sheet Metal Fabrication
Saturday, November 11, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Welding: TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) #1 & #2
Sunday, November 12, 2:00 – 4:30 PM

Welding: Wacky Tacky Art
Monday, November 13, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Sheet Metal: Make a Star
Saturday, November 25, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Print & Book Arts


Introduction to Letterpress: Holiday Cards

Friday, Nov. 17, 10 am – 5 pm

Learn how to use wood type, ornaments, and/or cuts to create your design. We’ll go over how to lock type securely in a chase and load it into the press. After printing, we’ll trim and score our prints to letter size. Envelopes are included. We’ll be trading prints, so you can go home with an assortment of your own work and that of your classmates!

More Print & Book Arts Classes

Make Cards to Support P&BA Studio
Saturday, November 4

Print & Book Studio Orientation – Member Fob Activation
Thursday, November 10, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Print & Book Arts Salon
Tuesday, November 14, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Make a Hand-Sewn Hardcover Book
2 meetings: December 2 & 3, 10:30 AM – 2 PM

Tech Lab

CNC Sign

CNC 101: Make a Sign

December 5 & 7, 6 – 8 pm

VCarve Pro is used to make signs, engravings, intricate inlays, and imported 3D shapes and models. It’s easier to learn than Fusion 360, the other 3D design program taught at BARN, and can be used for projects on both the large CNC (computer numerical control) router in the Woodworking Studio and the small CNC router in the Tech Lab.

More Tech Lab Classes

Introduction to 3D Surface Modeling with Blender
Wednesday, November 8, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Introduction to 3D Printing
Saturday, November 11, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tech Lab Show and Tell
Tuesday, November 14, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Recording and Analyzing Marine Mammal Sounds (Free SIG)
Sunday, November 19, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Laser 101: Intro to Laser Cutter Operations
Saturday, November 25, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM


Krenov Plane

Make a Krenov-Style Wooden Plane

Tuesday, Nov. 7, and Thursday, Nov. 8, 3 – 6 pm

A tuned wooden hand plane works as well as a premium metal plane and is soft on the hand. And you can make it with a flat bottom or one with a curve, perfect for challenges like backing out a boat plank or shaping concave parts of furniture. James Krenov, who inspired a generation of woodworkers to create details with hand tools, used these planes to smooth curved doors on furniture, a signature feature of his cabinets.

More Woodworking Classes

Carving Afternoon (Free)
Sunday, November 5, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Woodworking Basics: Hand Tools
4 meetings, class starts Monday, November 6, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Repair, Restore & Refinish Furniture
4 meetings, class starts Wednesday, November 8, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Woodshop Tool Safety Checkout 2
Thursday, November 9, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Woodworking Basics: Prepping Lumber for Projects
2 meetings, November 14 & 15, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Woodworking Basics: Understanding Wood
Tuesday, November 28, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Intro to Bowl Turning
2 meetings: Wednesday, Nov. 29 and Friday, Dec. 1, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Michele Bombardier

Raising the Dead, Time Travel, and Other Shenanigans with Michele Bombardier

Friday, Nov. 3, 3 – 5 pm

The best part of writing is making magical things happen. Discover the craft of infusing your poetry and other forms of writing with a touch of magic in this workshop led by Bainbridge Island Poet Laureate Michele Bombardier.

More Writing Classes

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins
7 meetings: starting November 4. 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Open Mic with the Writers’ Studio (Free Event)
November 14, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Creating Humorous Characters, With Instructor Bob Balmer
Saturday. Nov. 18, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

In a Word: Jumpstart Your Imagination with Everyday Words
Saturday. Dec. 2, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM