Debra Cepeda’s pastel portrait of a tiger will be on view at Vashon Center for the Arts (Courtesy Photo).

Debra Cepeda’s pastel portrait of a tiger will be on view at Vashon Center for the Arts (Courtesy Photo).

Ready, set, go on a gallery cruise for art and music

Most spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

What to do the night after Halloween? Head back to town to treat yourself to November’s gallery cruise, of course. Most art and music spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

Café Luna

Watercolors by Geri Peterson will be on display.


Works by local artists will be on display.

The Hardware Store Restaurant Gallery

Works by members of Barnworks, an artists’ collective that has flourished on Vashon since the mid-1980s, will be on display.

Island Paper Chase/Alice Larson

New origami crane wall hangings will be on display.


Art by William Stoneman will be exhibited.

Land Trust Building

Vashon Audubon will host a show of more than 350 photographs of birds, taken by islanders, and launch the organization’s 2020 Birds of Vashon calendar, which will be available for purchase.

Margaret in the Hallway

Margaret Tylczak will exhibit a new show of paintings, “A Rather Large Walrus.”

Raven’s Nest Native Art Gallery & Gifts

Beaded seal fur jewelry and accessories including purses, headbands and hats by Tlingit artist Autumn Shotridge will be shown. Shotridge will demonstrate her craft during the gallery cruise. Raven’s Nest will also hold a pre-holiday sale of Shotridge Collection art prints.

Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi

A free concert by the island singing trio, The Curvettes, will take place.


Paintings of vessels and flowers by Joy Thal Mann will be exhibited.

Snapdragon’s Hastings Cone Gallery

An annual favorite — Granny’s Attic Fine Art Show — will grace the gallery walls.

SAW — Starving Artist Works

The shop will display multimedia works by local artists.

VALISE Artist Collective & Gallery

Bill Jarko’s “General TSA” is one of 200 works priced at $75 at VALISE Gallery (Courtesy Photo).

Bill Jarko’s “General TSA” is one of 200 works priced at $75 at VALISE Gallery (Courtesy Photo).

The artists’ cooperative will exhibit its sixth annual 5 x 5 Show, featuring 200 works of art, created on wood panels and priced at $75 each. The show will run through December. Artists who have created work for the show include Lenard Yen, George Wright, Hita von Mende, Sharon Shaver, Jiji Saunders, Robert Passig, Rachel LordKenaga, Pascale Judet, Bill Jarcho, Julian Dahl, Dot Church, Jennifer Hawke, and Gregory Burnham.

Vashon Bookshop

Long-time island musician and teacher Daryl Redeker will perform with friends and students at 6:30 p.m. His guests will include Mario Soberanes, who will play a samba set with selections by Jobim and Antonio Lauro, and Max Profit, a freshman at Vashon High School, who will play covers of songs by The Doors and Redeker.

Another guest will be Ami Cannan Mann, a screenwriter and film director, who will be accompanied by Redeker on three of her songs. Mann, who is the daughter of film director Michael Mann, has credits that include “Texas Killing Field,” with Jessica Chastain.

Vashon Center for the Arts

VCA’s art gallery, atrium and gift shop will be filled with works by The Northwest Pastel Society, the Vashon Watercolor Society and a holiday jewelry show.

Established in the 1980s, the Northwest Pastel Society has over 220 members, most of who live and paint in the Northwest. In VCA’s exhibit, chaired by Janice Wall and Jayne Quig, the best and most recent work of 50 participating members will be displayed. Four of these artists live on Vashon Island.

The Vashon Watercolor Society was launched by longtime local artist Penny Grist. Their exhibit includes 17 island artists, with a variety of imagery and styles. The holiday jewelry show, which will run through December, includes works by Cyra Jane, Kathleen Kinney, Jeaneen Bauer, Dannielle Carbone (Sandrhyme), and Cat McCaddon (Gracegow) from Vashon. They are joined by Seattle artisans Irene Wood (History & Industry) and Rebekah J (Rebekah J Designs).

Vashon Senior Center

“Zenscapes,” a photography exhibit, will be shown.

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