Paint party, rose show, wine tasting

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Uncork your creativity and get your Picasso on at a painting party at Molbak’s. Locally-based Corks and Canvas Events has teamed with Molbak’s to present a fun and creative workshop in which participants learn to paint their own masterpiece in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

No painting or art experience is necessary.  Step-by-step instruction, art supplies, plus the first glass of wine for inspiration, is all provided.

At the end of the workshop, participants will go home with great memories and a ready-to-hang original piece of art of their own creation.

The paint party is Saturday, August 4, 3–6 p.m. FEE: $45, plus tax.

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Rose enthusiasts won’t want to miss the opportunity to participate in the Seattle Rose Society’s fifth annual

public rose show hosted by Molbak’s on Saturday, August 11, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. This is a public event, and all are encouraged to enter and display their blooms in a friendly, judged competition. The public will vote on their favorites in nine categories:  hybrid teas and grandifloras; floribundas; miniatures and minifloras; climbers and ramblers; shrubs (any type, including David Austin roses); old garden roses; 3 stems (any class, color, or combination); fragrant roses (any class); and American Rose Society judges (any type of rose). Seattle Rose Society (SRS) members will then select Best in Show from among the nine section winners. Each category winner will be awarded a $25 Molbak’s gift card and the Best in Show winner will receive an additional $25 gift card.

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Participants are asked to bring their blooms to Molbak’s at 9:30 a.m. Vases and nametags will be provided.

SRS members will be available to help with rose identification. Rose staging will conclude at 10:45 a.m.

Public voting begins promptly at 11 a.m. followed by SRS members voting on the Best in Show at noon. Prizes will be awarded shortly thereafter.

Molbak’s is hosting a wine tasting in concert with the Woodinville Warehouse Wineries, 2-4 p.m. on August 11to benefit Hopelink. A sampling of wineries participating in the Third Thursday Woodinville Warehouse Wine Walk will be onsite for this event. Wine tasting is $10 for five pours, payable at the door. For more information on the August 16 Wine Walk, please visit

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