Events

Events listed are run by The Lamplighters, or hosted directly by The Lamplighters. Further events at the venue can be found on our Facebook page.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays at 5 PM we open our doors for workers to come in and enjoy the space. Donations at the door keep the space open but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. The general room and backroom are available for work use, the recording studio and figure drawing will still require payment. We also have activities during those times that we are super excited to have people join. 

Tuesday Events

First TuesdaysGame Night
Bring your own games, or use ours. We’ll be playing a bunch of different table top games, from board games to roleplaying games!

Second TuesdaysBook Club
Join Iri and Tiger in talking about books. Not a big deal if you haven’t read it yet. Keep an eye out on our social media to find out what book we’re reading this month.

Third TuesdaysDarn it All and Stitch
Join the Lamplighters’ crafting circle. Bring whatever project you’ve been working on and enjoy the company of other crafters while you work on it.

Tickets are $15.00 at door, or $12.00 if preordered.

Come by on Thursdays to take part in our figure drawing nights. Each Thursday two models will pose for a mix of 30 second warm ups, 5-10 minute sketches, and 20 minute drawings. We will be providing the seating, please let us know if you need any special accommodations. Please bring your own materials with which to draw.

Figure drawing takes place in our back warehouse. Its entrance is a ramp, however, we have been told that it is steep. We are working to remedy this issue, however until such time please let us know if you need assistance, as we have other entrance to the room.

Click Here to Preorder Tickets

Cover is $5.00-$10.00 at the door, or $10.00 if participating in the lesson.

After The Lamplighters closes for the day on Fridays we’re hosting a Blues-Fusion dance. Join us for a fun evening of dancing.

There will be a lesson with Iri Alexander and Laurel Moore from 9:00 PM to 9:30 PM for those wanting to learn how to dance Blues and Fusion. Even though it’s a beginner lesson, seasoned dancers can join us for a good warm-up.

Please bring shoes appropriate for a concrete floor, most Jazz flats and dancer’s shoes can get damaged on concrete

Dance Policies

  • Be respectful of your fellow dancers, Blues Fusion can be a very intimate dance, but consent and permission is everything.
    • If there is an issue please report it to Iri, Laurel, or one of the volunteers at the entry desk.
  • Dance within the designated dance space, it will be marked off with tape.
  • Please be respectful of the space, don’t leave trash behind you, or damage anything.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact iri@olylampighters.com

Attendance is free, donation encouraged.

After The Lamplighters closes for the day on Thursdays we’re hosting a Queer dance. Join us for a fun evening of dancing.

Please bring shoes appropriate for a concrete floor, most Jazz flats and dancer’s shoes can get damaged on concrete

Dance Policies

  • Be respectful of your fellow dancers.
    • If there is an issue please report it to Iri or the Bouncer.
  • Dance within the designated dance space, it will be marked off with tape.
  • Please be respectful of the space, don’t leave trash behind you, or damage anything.

If you are interested in djing or getting involved please contact iri@olylampighters.com

All tickets are 20% off if purchased as preorders.

Sat. Mar 7 – Beginner Drawing Class – 6 PM to 8 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Iri will be teaching beginning drawing.  Class will be based on the interests of those attending. We will be providing paper and pencils. Tickets cover one participant. All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat. Mar 14 – Quilting 101 – 1 PM to 4 PM

$15.00 Preorder

Avalon will be teaching basic quilting and assisting participants in making table runners. Please bring your own sewing machine, your choice of color of thread, between 3-5 different fabrics, each about 1/2 a yard, rotary cutter, cutting matt, straight pins, and safety pins and batting. Batting needs to be at minimum 15″ wide and 36″ long.

Sun. Mar 15 – Beginner Crochet and Knitting – 3 PM to 5 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Iri will be teaching beginning crocheting and knitting. We will be providing easy patterns if you wish to work on more complicated patterns feel free to bring them. Supplies will not be provided due to the immense variety of needles, hooks, and yarns. Please bring your own. Size 8 needles and hooks are the most common tools. Size 4 yarn is best for beginning projects.

Sat. Mar 21 – Beginner Drawing Class – 6 PM to 8 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Iri will be teaching beginning drawing.  Class will be based on the interests of those attending. We will be providing paper and pencils. Tickets cover one participant. All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat. Mar 28 – Quilting 101 – 1 PM to 4 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Avalon will be teaching basic quilting and assisting participants in making table runners. Please bring your own sewing machine, your choice of color of thread, between 3-5 different fabrics, each about 1/2 a yard, rotary cutter, cutting matt, straight pins, and safety pins and batting. Batting needs to be at minimum 15″ wide and 36″ long.

All tickets are 20% off if purchased as preorders.

Sat. Apr 4 – Beginner Drawing Class – 6 PM to 8 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Iri will be teaching beginning drawing.  Class will be based on the interests of those attending. We will be providing paper and pencils. Tickets cover one participant. All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
 
Sat. Apr 11 – Writing Workshop – Show vs. Tell – 10 AM to Noon
20.00 Order
 
Come learn and practice your craft at this two-hour workshop where professional writer and editor Aigner Loren Wilson will help writers get a better grasp on the often confusing and misunderstood technique of showing and telling. All ages welcome, bring writing tools and notepads.
 
About Aigner
Aigner Loren Wilson is a PNW writer originally from the Jersey Shore whose love of speculative fiction propels her through her everyday life. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction has appeared in Oly Arts, Terraform, Nightlight, and more. She is an associate editor and copy editor for the award-winning magazine Strange Horizons and horror podcast Nightlight, and is also a member of the Codex Writers Group. In 2019, Aigner was listed on the honors list for the Otherwise Fellowship Award for her fiction that challenges and engages. Currently, she is working on a few novels, the endless submission grind, and becoming a better writer than the day before.
 

Sun. Apr 12 – Beginner Crochet and Knitting – 3 PM to 5 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Iri will be teaching beginning crocheting and knitting. We will be providing easy patterns if you wish to work on more complicated patterns feel free to bring them. Supplies will not be provided due to the immense variety of needles, hooks, and yarns. Please bring your own. Size 8 needles and hooks are the most common tools. Size 4 yarn is best for beginning projects.

Sat. Apr 18 – Beginner Drawing Class – 6 PM to 8 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Iri will be teaching beginning drawing.  Class will be based on the interests of those attending. We will be providing paper and pencils. Tickets cover one participant. All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat. Apr 19 – Quilting 101 – 1 PM to 4 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Avalon will be teaching basic quilting and assisting participants in making table runners. Please bring your own sewing machine, your choice of color of thread, between 3-5 different fabrics, each about 1/2 a yard, rotary cutter, cutting matt, straight pins, and safety pins and batting. Batting needs to be at minimum 15″ wide and 36″ long.

All tickets are 20% off if purchased as preorders.

Sat. May 2 – Beginner Drawing Class – 6 PM to 8 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Iri will be teaching beginning drawing.  Class will be based on the interests of those attending. We will be providing paper and pencils. Tickets cover one participant. All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
 
Sat. May 9 – Quilting 101 – 1 PM to 4 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Avalon will be teaching basic quilting and assisting participants in making table runners. Please bring your own sewing machine, your choice of color of thread, between 3-5 different fabrics, each about 1/2 a yard, rotary cutter, cutting matt, straight pins, and safety pins and batting. Batting needs to be at minimum 15″ wide and 36″ long.

Sun. May 10 – Beginner Crochet and Knitting – 3 PM to 5 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Iri will be teaching beginning crocheting and knitting. We will be providing easy patterns if you wish to work on more complicated patterns feel free to bring them. Supplies will not be provided due to the immense variety of needles, hooks, and yarns. Please bring your own. Size 8 needles and hooks are the most common tools. Size 4 yarn is best for beginning projects.

Sat. May 16 – Beginner Drawing Class – 6 PM to 8 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Iri will be teaching beginning drawing.  Class will be based on the interests of those attending. We will be providing paper and pencils. Tickets cover one participant. All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat. May 17 – Quilting 101 – 1 PM to 4 PM
$15.00 Preorder

Avalon will be teaching basic quilting and assisting participants in making table runners. Please bring your own sewing machine, your choice of color of thread, between 3-5 different fabrics, each about 1/2 a yard, rotary cutter, cutting matt, straight pins, and safety pins and batting. Batting needs to be at minimum 15″ wide and 36″ long.

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