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Uncommon Threads, 15th Annual Whidbey Weavers Guild show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2 and Sat. Nov. 3 at Nordic Hall, 63 Jacobs Road Coupeville. Beautiful handcrafted wearables; home decor and more by local fiber artists.

Pacific Northwest Art Schoolopening reception for “Hibernation Remedies” member gallery exhibition and sale, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at 15 NW Birch Street, Coupeville. Evening of art, beverages and nibbles.

First Saturday Langley Art Walk is Saturday, Nov. 3, 5-7 p.m. Galleries open their doors to showcase stunning art and talented local artists.

At the Whidbey Art Gallery, meet guest artists Deb Montgomerie, Kim Stokely and Julie Pigott as well as featured artist Jandellyn Ward during Nov. 3 Art Walk. Beautiful new work on exhibit Nov. 1-30. The gallery is a place where fine art and fine friends meet, 220 Second Street, Langley.

At the Rob Schouten Gallery, “Smile on Your Brother” features mixed media assemblages by Pam Kueny Taylor. Meet her and many of other gallery artists during Nov. 3 Art Walk. Scouring thrift stores, garage sales, and the internet, Taylor looks for interesting vintage and antique objects that form the bases for her pieces. Exhibit Nov. 3-19, 101 Anthes Avenue, Langley.

At Museo, annual holiday gift show is in full swing months of November and December. Numerous artists and new items added throughout two months. The show opens with an artists’ reception 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1, 215 First Street, Langley.

Finger Play, a new art exhibit at the UUCWI Gallery. Opening reception, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4. The works of local artists Becky Breeze and Jelcy Romberg celebrate vibrant color and joyous nature of playful creativity. On exhibit through December at the UUCWI Gallery, 20103 State Route 525, Freeland.

Penn Cove Gallery features woodworker Gary Leake through November. His passion is to search the countryside for a special, one-of-a-kind, piece of timber that has character. He then turns it into a finely engineered, beautiful piece of furniture that is a true work of art. Meet him at the gallery 10 a.m-5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30 at 9 NW Front Street, Coupeville.

Raven Rocks Gallery presents “Winter Trees,” co-owner DM Windwalker Taibi’s latest paintings of impressionistic landscapes of late autumn into winter. Second Saturday reception is 2-5 p.m., Nov. 10. Exhibit runs through Nov. 30 at Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Road C-101, Greenbank.

Maker’s Market features modern, rustic, vintage, organic and refurbished gifts made by local Pacific Northwest makers. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 in beautifully remodeled Ducken Barn, 451 Ducken Road, Oak Harbor.

At the Oak Harbor Library, local artists and photographers exhibit their interpretations of neighborliness and civility in a traveling exhibit sponsored by Civility First, Sno-Isle Libraries and Pacific Northwest Art School. Exhibit runs Nov. 1-30.

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