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NOVEMBER 30, 2017 // 9
Holidays sparkle along Ocean Park’s Arts and Antiques Walk
OCEAN PARK, WASH. — The
artists and shopkeeps of the
Ocean Park Art and Antiques
Walk invite you to spend a lit-
tle holiday time at the beach.
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2, the best
offerings of local fine art,
antiques and collectibles,
artistic materials and delicious
temptations will be on hand at
six sites along Bay Avenue.
Holidays can be stressful.
Come relax and enjoy the
hospitality offered by the
friendliest art community and
most eclectic group of antique
and collectibles dealers on
Multimedia artist Andrea Weir
has trays of fused glass pen-
process, continuing during the walk.
Open most weekends. Look for
the bright yellow “OPEN” sign.
PHOTOS COURTESY BONNIE LOU COZBY
Christl Mack holds up one of Eric Wiegardt’s new paintings from
the Tidepoint Series before getting to the work of framing.
Andrea Weir Studios
2217 Bay Ave.
When you enter Andrea and Sven
Weir’s studio, it feels as if you have
entered a box of colorful glass
ornaments. Andrea is an award-win-
ning artist, known for work that
brings cheer to the buyer’s life. She
has recently launched a series of fine
art prints and has continued adding
to her treasure trove of fused glass
pendants, beaded jewelry, stained
glass panels and paintings.
Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and
Saturday, they also accept appoint-
ments. Call 360-665-6821.
Rose Yarn Shop
1401 Bay Ave.
A very popular coffee and ice cream
stop and beloved yarn shop, Ade-
laides is a local favorite. Cheri Diehl
of the Peninsula Fiberistas will be on
hand to represent the spinners and
weavers during the first part of the
day. Spinning wheels have a special
kind of magic, and a demo is planned
for 10 a.m. to noon. Chef and shop
owner, Colleen Smith introduces a
jolly holiday beverage, “Red Velvet
Drinking Chocolate,” as well as “Red
Velvet Truffles” … perfect for holiday
gifting. Selected yarns will be on sale
at 25 percent off.
Open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday through Sunday.
Bay Ave Gallery
1406 Bay Ave.
One of the largest galleries on the
Racks with the most sumptu-
ous colors and textures of yarn
fill Adelaides Coffee and Tapes-
try Rose Yarn shop, located in
the historic Taylor Hotel.
Ready and anticipating holi-
day fun, Cameo is dressed to
welcome visitors to Forgot-
ten Treasures Antiques and
peninsula, representing a multitude
of diverse artists and a working stu-
dio, too! Sue Raymond is the owner
and clay artist behind it all. The open
studio is always busy … classes for
adults and children, potters working
on projects and members of the
Peninsula Clay Artists going in and
out. The clay group will be “in” for
the walk. They have been working on
tree ornaments for the many trees on
display in the gallery.
A favorite tree from last year, the
“Tree of Trees,” is making a return
appearance. The gallery hosts a wide
range of work from jewelry to found
art objects. OPAAW member Bette
Lu Krause has many of her paintings,
prints and cards there, too. A hot
chocolate and cookies tent is hosted
by the gallery and Rosa’s Treasure
Closed Monday and Wednesday,
Bay Avenue Gallery is open 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1904 Bay Ave.
More than 30 dealers fill the booths
of this two-building mall with unique
and diverse wares representing the
worlds of antiques, collectibles, art,
Bay Avenue Gallery is bringing back a favorite from last year:
the Tree of Trees. Filled with handcrafted tree ornaments, it is
one of several trees set up for the holidays.
home décor and craft. Vince and Alis-
sa Stevens keep track of everything
with considerable help from mascots
Molly and Cameo, two large and
adorable Great Danes.
Long Beach Coffee Roasters will
showcase their selection of locally
roasted coffee. Gift baskets, designed
with the coffee lover in mind, will be
also be available. The Stevens stock
the chalk paint line, Dixie Belle, and
a section of the mall is set aside for
classes and demos of this colorful and
practical product. OPAAW member
Bonnie Lou Cozby, of Beach Home Old
and New, will be in her booth during
the Walk. Dragon and Fae Folk mason
jars, dragon dew drops, vintage
ornaments and more decorate the
trees in her space.
Forgotten Treasures is open 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday.
Big plans are in the works for 2018.
Rosa’s Treasure Chest
1410 Bay Ave.
“Things you want, nothing you need”
is how Rosa Accuardi laughingly de-
scribes her shop. Literally filled from
top to bottom, you never know what
might pop up. First-edition books,
retro appliances, beachy kitsch or fine
china — it’s all in this tiny bit of a
shop. A storewide clearance sale is in
2607 Bay Ave.
Since 1985, the large and picturesque
Victorian house at the corner of Bay
Avenue and Z Street has been home
to artist Eric Wiegardt’s gallery and
studio. Wiegardt’s newest book,
“Painting Without a Net,” will be
offered at 10 percent off during
December and several originals and
giclee prints have special, monthly
prices, too, just in time for gift giving.
Also on view, several paintings of
Venice (from this year’s Italy painting
workshop) and new work from
the Tidepoint Series featuring the
incorporation of gold pigment into
the lush tones Wiegardt is known for.
Come meet the award-winning artist,
check out upcoming class options and
immerse yourself in a world of color
Open 11 to 4 p.m. Thursday to
All shops and galleries are open
through the holidays and into the
New Year. Please visit our Facebook
page, Ocean Park Art & Antiques,
and ‘like’ it, too, to be in the know
of future happenings. Links to all
participating galleries and shops
For more information about this
charming beach town and peninsu-
la-wide events, visit Ocean Park Area
Chamber of Commerce at opwa.com.
Happy holidays and all the best
in the New Year from the artists and
shop-keeps of Ocean Park!