Jul 102014
 

Lavender Wind Festival2014  Poster

Our 11th annual Lavender Festival is bringing back wine and music for your enjoyment. Relax walking the lavender fields, then sit back and sip some local wines and listen to music. Want to learn how to make a lavender wreath or a lavender wand? This year we have booths with lavender craft activities, a children’s activity booth, and a wide variety of art booths by fabulous local artists. Oh, and did we mention food? You will find an amazing array of tasty treats for any palate. 

You don’t need tickets to come. Free Parking, if you are nice to the parking attendants!

Music Schedule

July 26

12:00 pm Siri Bardarson

2:30 pm  Shifty Sailors

July 27

12:00 pm  The Muse and Eye

2:30 pm   Skinny Tie Jazz

Artists

  • Mary Alice Sterling – Handmade & shaped baskets
  • Penny Allison Rees – Original Watercolor paintings
  • Mike & Marilyn Dessert – Red Cedar tote boxes,specialty dispensers & paper Quilling art
  • Cheri Bricker – Wire art creations for growing & protecting plants
  • Lyla Lillis – Artistic utilitarian pottery made with Whidbey Island Clay
  • Janis Swalwell – Handblown & sculpted art glass for your garden
  • Susan Large – Native American jewelry inspired by nature
  • Lucy Johnson – Modern style encaustic, mixed media & watercolor art
  • Jay Crowdus & Stuart Nelson – Metal animal & bird ornaments & garden design accents
  • Barbara Marks – Original paintings, ceramics & wood carvings
  • Peter Durand – Original Linoleum prints
  • Joel Griffith – Iron & wood furniture, wood bowls, sculpture & bird baths.

Lavender Crafts

  • Wreath Making
  • Lavender Wand Making
  • Distilling Demonstration
  • Children’s Activity Booth
Cooking Class - May 1 2014

Cooking Class – May 1 2014

Learn to cook with lavender and some techniques to make some basics much better! with Alena Stapel and Sarah Richards  Thursday,  May 1st -  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Learn to cook with lavender as well as learn cooking techniques that will improve your cooking ability and confidence. You will learn how to properly cook a steak, make [read more...]

Artists invited to apply

Artists invited to apply

Ninth Annual Lavender Wind Festival – 2014 Event: Lavender Wind Festival Location of Festival:  2530 Darst Rd. Coupeville Mailing Address: PO Box 284, Coupeville, WA 98239 email: info@lavenderwind.com July 26 & July 27, 2014 10:00 am – 5:00pm Whidbey Island Artists are invited to apply to exhibit at the annual Lavender Wind Festival Visitors will [read more...]

Doing things Backwards

Doing things Backwards

Backwards Day is on January 31. Time to celebrate the potential in doing things in reverse (with lavender, of course). When I was in Aix-en-Provence studying during my junior year in college I took many classes in French history,language, art history, and more. I wanted to be out roaming the streets and countryside (back then [read more...]

Lavender Brownies

Lavender Brownies

Bake Temp: Preheat to 350° Bake Time: 35-45 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 4  (1 oz ea.) squares unsweetened ¾ cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon lavender extract* 1 cup flour 2 1/2 teaspoons ground culinary lavender* 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)   Preparation: Melt chocolate and butter [read more...]

Hugging

Hugging

Did you know that hugging has health benefits? Having warm human contact improves both psychological and physical development in babies. Hugging makes people just feel happier and loved. It can help build a robust immune system, decrease heart disease and stress responses. So we have some great ways to get hugs into your life. Get Clean [read more...]