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CLASS REGISTRATIONS must be received in advance. Please pay attention to class registration cut-off dates. Cut-off dates are established by the instructor so we will cancel a class if the minimum enrollment is not met by that date.  To register for a class, click on the register button at the bottom of a class description.  You will be able to choose to print off a form and mail it with a check or a credit card number or you may choose to complete the online form and pay using PayPal.  If you choose to print the form and mail it, you must complete all the information in order for us to process it.

We offer several SERIES of events, both in classes and live music categories and also have a CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM and a CERAMICS PROGRAM.  A general description of each series or program is at the top of each appropriate tab, then individual events are posted by date. Classes for children may be found under the Kids' Events tab.

Please note our PHOTO POLICY: We take photos of events, including classes, for use in promoting our programs at the Barn. If you participate in any event, a photo that includes you may be used on the website, in brochures or in flyers.
Classes & WorkshopsExhibitsPerformancesSpecial EventsKids' Events
Date: November 6th, 1-3pm
Everybody Reads Black River 
All Locations 

Everybody is reading Black River by S.M. Hulse in anticipation of regional author visits in early November. These include an appearance at Dahmen Barn on Monday, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. and an author luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at noon at the Colfax Library. Please reserve your copy today by visiting the online catalog at or calling 877-733-3375. For more information, contact Kristie Kirkpatrick at

As part of the Everybody Reads, citizens from across the Palouse and Lewiston, Clarkston Valley have been reading Black River and from Nov. 6-9 are invited to multiple presentations by the author. For more information, visit
Annual Holiday Gift Gala
Date: Saturday, November 18 from 10 am to 4 pm
Register By: October 5

 Visiting artists and craftspeople from throughout the region join our 22 resident artists selling their one-of-a-kind products at this event and two authors will be signing their recent books.  The gift shop is expanded with holiday specialty foods.  

The event is free to the public.

We will be selling soups, breads and sweets from recipes in the "Artisans' Cookbook - a pallet of favorite recipes" . Copies of the cookbook may be purchased in the gift shop.

Please email for a registration form.

Jewelry and Glass Trunk Show
Date: September 7-9
Glass and Jewelry Trunk Show

Cindy Dilehay from Cheney Washington will hold her annual trunk show at the Dahmen Barn September 7,8 and 9th from 10am to 4pm. She will have a large selection of fused glass, mosaics, stained glass and jewelry. Cindy is always happy to do customer orders.

If you have been to the trunk shows in the past by Cindy at the barn you will know to come early for the best selection.
She has been creating stained glass for over 25 years and previously owned the Stained Glass Company in Lewiston Idaho before selling it and moving to Cheney Washington. She currently works out of her home and has limited work for sale in the Shop at the Barn year round.

BARN & SHOP HOURS:  Thursday through Sunday 10 am to 6 pm.
CLOSED: New Year's Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.