Updated Oct. 28, 2013
The island wraps up its harvest season with plenty to do, hear and see before October ends, including Halloween fun for the whole family (click here for Halloween events.)
Here’s a little of what’s happening through October on the island, with a handy list of gallery shows, theater, music and where to go for art classes, before its time to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Enjoy yourself!
- Cabaret nights at the winery are from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Ott & Murphy’s Winery Tasting Room in downtown Langley.
- Sunday Live Music Series ongoing at Blooms Taste for Wine at Bayview Corner from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.
GALLERIES AND GIFTS
- Handcrafted on Whidbey, Pop-up business is at Bayview Cash Store. Find locally produced foods such as cheese, meat, salt, jam, and honey through the holiday season. Also featured will be artwork and clothing by local artists, note cards, and jewelry, plus gift-wrapping and shipping services to make holiday gift giving as easy as possible. Handcrafted on Whidbey will be open through the end of December. The Bayview Cash Store is at 5603 Bayview Road in Langley.
- Rob Schouten Gallery at Greenbank Farm presents “Sumi & Ceramics” with sumi artists Angie Dixon and Fumiko Kimura and potters Joan Govedare, Dan Ishler and Maryon Attwood through October; opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 during First Friday at the Farm.
- Inspired Arts Gallery in Freeland features the work of more than 30 artists and artisans all the time; “Meet & Greet the Artists” is from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18.
- Studio 106 in downtown Langley features painters Phyllis Ray, Faye Castle and Barbara Barry through October.
- Brackenwood Gallery in downtown Langley presents “Dreaming” features Karin Bolstad, Danielle Hendrix, Sara Saltee, Bergen Rose and Michael Stadler through Oct. 28.
- Museo Gallery in downtown Langley shows fiber works by Deloss Webber and paintings by Gordy Edberg through Oct. 27.
- Whidbey Art Gallery in downtown Langley features Linda Schwarz’ photography and ceramics by Carol Rose Dean through October.
- Arlon Rosenoff Gallery in downtown Langley shows Rosenoff’s “City Reflections and Urbanscapes,” some Seattle cityscape paintings and paintings featuring Langley
- Garry Oak Gallery in downtown Oak Harbor features jeweler Joanne Deckwa through October.
- Blooms Winery at Bayview Corner continues their show of work by Richard Rhydes and the late Ken Hassrick through October.
- Christina’s Island Real Estate and Fine Art features several local artists in a variety of media and is open by appointment; call Christina Moats at (360) 632-4132.
- “Whidbey, Our Island Home,” haikus and paintings shown at St. Augustine’s-in-the-Woods in Freeland; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, or after Sunday services through October.
Be sure to check Whidbey Life Magazine’s syndicated calendar for more events!
CHECK OUT THESE LOCAL SCHOOLS FOR MORE ART AND PERFORMANCE CLASSES
- Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio
- Pacific Northwest Art School
- Sweetwater Creek Farm Studio
- Art Center@WICEC
- Classes and auditions at Whidbey Children’s Theater
- Whidbey Island Center for the Arts volunteer opportunities and workshops
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