big-BARN-NABInvite 2023Night at BARN is the first-ever fundraising gala for this nonprofit makerspace and learning place on Bainbridge Island.

Proceeds from this sparkling evening will support Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network’s (BARN) mission to grow and inspire a creative community through craft, learning, and service. BARN, on Three Tree Lane NE just off Highway 305, offers classes and well-equipped workspaces for 10 different disciplines, from Fiber Arts to Jewelry & Fine Metals, and Metal Fabrication to Woodworking, supporting makers at all stages of life and levels of experience.


Guests will experience live artisan demonstrations as they explore BARN’s studios, enjoying beverages and noshes as they go.  They will unleash their own creativity and make their own pieces of art under the guidance of accomplished BARN artisans.

This event is open to guests 21 and older. Tickets are $200 and can be purchased at Tickets include beverages, appetizers, dinner and creative experiences. Tables of eight also can be purchased. Registration closes Sunday, October 8, 2023.


 6-7:15 pm
Check-in & Silent Auction Open!
Drinks & Noshes
Demonstrations & Hands-On Activities in BARN Studios

Dinner in the Tent
Live Auction & Paddle Call


Served buffet-style, your meal will be crafted by celebrated local chefs who are active participants in BARN’s Kitchen Arts Studio.

Night at Barn 2023- Chefs JJ of Wanderlust Catering and Nancy Travis of Sukhi KitchenBy Chef JJ of Wanderlust Catering: Petite Filet of Beef Chateaubriand with Sauce Béarnaise
Baked King Salmon Filets with Wild Mountain Huckleberry Compote
Truffled Potatoes Dauphinoise, Chanterelle Mushrooms & Pearl Onions

By Chef Nancy Travis of Sukhi Kitchen: Pecan and Sesame-Encrusted Tofu Triangles with Onion Jus. Served with black chestnut rice, mirin-braised kabocha and seasonal greens (gluten-free and vegan).

LIVE & SILENT AUCTION ITEMSNight at BARN 2023 - Live and Silent Auction

BARN is preparing a lineup of fabulous live and silent auction items including handcrafted art pieces, artistic experiences, and travel opportunities.


  • Can I bring my child? Night at BARN is open to guests ages 21 and over. All guests must register in advance.
  • Are my tickets refundable? Night at BARN ticket purchases are non-refundable five (5) days after purchase.
  • What should I wear? BARN looks forward to their guests dressing up for this event, but they ask that guests wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes. The dinner and auction will take place in a large tent outdoors, so they suggest bringing a sweater or blazer.

BARN - Bainbridge Artisan Resource NetworkBainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) is a makerspace and learning place on Bainbridge Island, Wash. Our mission is to grow and inspire a creative community through craft, learning, and service. To accomplish that mission, BARN maintains a well-equipped facility with a variety of craft studios. They offer access to all the studios for members as well as the public. They also offer classes and events that increase the ability of participants to learn and expand their skills. In addition, BARN supports other non-profit organizations through its community service work.

BARN includes artisan studios in the following disciplines: Electronic & Technical Arts, Fiber Arts, Glass Arts, Jewelry & Fine Metals, Kitchen Arts, Media Arts, Metal Fabrication, Print & Book Arts, Woodworking & Small Boat Building, and Writers. To learn more visit

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