Jansen Art Center

The Jansen Art Center has a number of interesting classes to join all year round. The studio workspaces are located on the lower level with the largest being the Ceramics studio opening to an outdoor patio. The studio contains electric kilns and a gas kiln. You can learn to paint silk, weave, make jewelry and paint. There are two large dance studios with sprung wood floors. The Northwest Ballet Academy offers classes in balley, modern and lyrical dance. Yoga and violin and guitar lessons are also available. Browse some of the classes right here: Jansen Art Center Classes
Jerry Blankers, our Managing Broker & Realtor® recently rented the Chamber Hall for his holiday party. The room was beautiful with the natural lighting and hardwood floors. The Jansen Art Center was very accommodating with buffet tables and chairs and helping us set up sound. Here are a few pictures from Jerry’s event that was held in the Chamber Hall:
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We would highly recommend renting a room from the Jansen Art Center for an event that you may be hosting. Contact Margaret @ 360.354.3600 and ask for Rentals & Events.
The Center also has an impressive art exhibit that rotates. Some of the artworks are available for purchase whether it be a water color, oil painting, pottery or jewelry. Right now they have a fundraiser for the ceramics studio. Buy one of the designated bowls or mugs and enjoy free chili, hot chocolate or coffee from the Firehall Cafe. The café is open Tuesday – Saturday. It is located inside the Jansen Art Center and takes part in the mission for artists to create, teach, share and engage the community if the arts. Lindsy Saldivar is the café manager and she has developed an innovative approach to dining that you don’t find anywhere else on Front Street. Each recipe is made with fresh ingredients and homemade sauces. The Café has weekly events with free live music, café coloring, happy hour and so much more!
Interested in going to an event visit their site to purchase tickets for live music performances or for their upcoming New Year’s Eve Bash!

December Christmas Events

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in downtown, Lynden!
The Lighted Christmas Celebration will be this Saturday, December 5. All day festivities starting with a 9:30- 11:00 am have breakfast with Sinterklaas at the Lynden Community Center. Sinterklaas is a Dutch Santa Claus for those of you who are unfamiliar with who Sinterklaas is. The “Elf on the Shelf” scavenger Hunt is a free event starting at Edward Jones at 517 Front Street. Great gifts to be won donated by local merchants.
The 25th annual Lighted Christmas Parade of dazzling display of lights, floats, farm equipment will travel down Front Street at 6:00 pm. Please stop by the Muljat Group North office during the parade – we will be open!
For more events & details take a look at The Lynden Chamber of Commerce website.

December 12 ~ Free professional photo with Santa at the Muljat Group North real estate office! Put on your best smile and bring along an article of warm winter wear, a new toy or a monetary donation. All donations collected will be gifted to local families in need.
505 Front Street, downtown, Lynden
Time: 12:00 – 4:00 pm
~ Merry Christmas ~