Michael Elenko’s “Blue Heron Port of Call” is on view at Vashon Center for the Arts (Courtesy Photo).

Michael Elenko’s “Blue Heron Port of Call” is on view at Vashon Center for the Arts (Courtesy Photo).

December starts out artful with cruise, tour

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

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019 2:15pm
  • Arts

Step out on the town from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, to take in the sights and sounds of Vashon’s monthly gallery cruise, and get a jump on a bountiful weekend of art, courtesy of Vashon Island Visual Artists’ Holiday Studio Tour. On the tour, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15, you’ll find jewelry, textiles, woodworks, photography, paintings, ceramics, sculpture and so much more. For complete information on the tour, pick up a tour map at local businesses or visit vivaartists.com.

Cafe Luna: Acrylics by Kathy Larsdotter

Gather: Art by various local artists

Giraffe: Fair Trade gifts and art

Hardware Store Restaurant Gallery: Pam Ingalls, “Sanctuaries,” music by Daryl Redeker

Hastings-Cone Gallery: Art by Faith Coloccia and Aaron Turner

Island Paper Chase: New origami crane wall hangings

Kronos: Art by William Stoneham

Margaret in the Hallway: “How Much Is That Doggie In The Hallway?”

May Kitchen + Bar: Magic and Poetic Wit by Thomas Pruiksma, One Night in Bangkok

PSCCU: Ann Leda Shapiro — “New Works”

Relish: Art by Joy Thal Mann

SAW: Fine jewelry by Susan Meier

Snapdragon: Art by Aaron Turner & Faith Colaccia. Music by DJ Michael Whitmore.

Spoke: “Kintsugi Glass, What the Lightning Said to the Sand” — glass works by Leah Mann

Sugar Shack: Jazz Supper show

VALISE Gallery: 5x5x5 Show — Gift-sized art by gallery members.

Vashon Bikes: Art and bicycle movie at 8 p.m. with door prizes to benefit VMBA.

Vashon Bookshop: Classical guitar by Stephen Buffington.

Vashon Brewing Community Pub: Music by Steve Amsden & Friends

Vashon Senior Center: Photography Club presents “Zenscapes”

Vashon Center for the Arts: Miniature Show & Bill Rives Photography

Waterworks Studio: Opening night party for VIVA’s holiday studio tour, 7012 S.W. 240th St.


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