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The Sea Lion

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Location:

4241 Homer Spit Road, Central Charters Boardwalk.

Contact:

(907) 235-3400 – Oct until May contact: (907) 235 8767

http://www.sealiongallery.com/

Hours:

Monday – Saturday 11am – 9 pm Sunday 12pm – 8 pm   Memorial Day to Labor Day

What is it?

Alaskan Art Gallery and Lodging on the Homer Spit. An eclectic gallery featuring artists and craftspersons of Alaska with emphasis on creations from the Homer-Kachemak Bay area and a great collection of baskets and carvings from the indigenous people of Alaska. – Sea Lion Cove:

Homer lodging in two efficiency suites located right on the beach of the famed Homer Spit, near Lands End Resort, on the second floor of the Sea Lion Gallery.

Cost? Discounts:

Rates – for lodging

North unit $145 and South unit $155 per night for single or double occupancy

$20 per person per night charge for extra people

In addition Homer has a 7.5% sales tax

Off season rates are North unit $105 and South unit $105 per night and apply from September 30 until Friday of Memorial day weekend.

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The Octopus Garden Gallery

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Location:

Coal Point Boardwalk, Homer Spit Road, 99603

 Contact:

(907) 235-7966 or (907) 235-5966

Email: lynnnaden@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Octopus-Garden-Gallery/665955316752181

Hours:

Monday – Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm  Summer

What is it?

“I’d ask my friends to come and see… A summer seasonal gallery priding itself on showing and offering unique art and creations from some of the finest artists and artisans the Homer area has to offer. Locally Inspired creations by Homer artists. Clay and cement sculpture, Cast paper, Fused and Lamp worked Glass, Paintings, Photography, Hand Knit ware, Beaded, Metal and Origami jewelry, Botanical lotions are some of the creations that can be found at The Octopus Garden gallery.Oh what a joy for every girl and boy……. “

 

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The Art Shop Gallery

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Location:

202 W Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603

Contact:

(907)235-7076 ; (800) 478-7076 ;

artshopg@xyz.net

http://www.artshopgallery.com/

Hours:

Monday – Saturday 11am-6pm

Open Daily May -September

What is it?

The Art Shop Gallery offers original Alaskan art, plus the largest collection of limited edition prints and posters in Homer.  We also carry an extensive selection of Alaskan gifts, including Alaska Native ivory arts and crafts, baleen baskets, Alaskan Christmas ornaments, local pottery, glass, and jewelry. We are also your source for SPY “Happy Lens” sunglasses and Free Spirit Wear jackets and jerseys for cycling, running, and skiing. Large Selection of Originals and Prints by Well Known Alaskan and Homer Artists • Native Carved Ivory and Bone • Gifts, Pottery, Jewelry, and Handmade Alaskan Ornaments, including the Crafty Alaskan Kayaker Featured in People Magazine • Summer Artist Series with Different Artists Weekly • Custom Framing

Things Sold:

http://www.artshopgallery.com/home/shop-now/

The Art Shop Gallery offers original Alaskan art, plus the largest collection of limited edition prints and posters in Homer.  We also carry an extensive selection of Alaskan gifts, including Alaska Native ivory arts and crafts, baleen baskets, Alaskan Christmas ornaments, local pottery, glass, and jewelry. “We are also your source for SPY “Happy Lens” sunglasses and Free Spirit Wear jackets and jerseys for cycling, running, and skiing.”

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Rare Bird Pottery Studio

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Location:

2015 Bayridge Road (Studio)

Homer Clayworks, 4306 Homer Spit Road

Contact:

(907) 235-7687 ; (907) 235-6118 

Email: ahnairedale@gmail.com

http://www.ahnairedale.com/

What is it?

Ahna Iredale works in porcelain and stoneware clay. Fish and other organic designs are enhanced by local spruce ash glaze.

Hours:

Studio, 2015 Bay Ridge, open daily 11am-5pm  Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Things sold?

Mother’s Day Gifts, Spring Celebrations, Gift Ideas, Art, Home & Living, Mobile Accessories, Jewelry, Womens, Mens & Kids Vintage, Weddings Craft Supplies.

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Ptarmigan Arts

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Location:

471 E Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603

Contact:

(907) 235-5345

http://www.ptarmiganarts.com/

What is it?

Ptarmigan Arts Cooperative Corporation provides a venue where Alaskan artists can exhibit and sell their artwork. Co-op members work together to enhance the artistic and cultural life of Homer through monthly shows in the Back Room Gallery, through youth art scholarships, and through mutual support.

Hours:

Monday – Sunday  10am – 6pm   Summer

Monday – Saturday 11am – 5 pm, Sunday 12pm – 5pm  Winter

Things sold:

Artwork, gifts, jewlery

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Local Showcase

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Location:

4246 Homer Spit Rd, Homer, AK 99603

Contact:

(907) 235-8415 

 info@handsofalaska.com

http://www.local-showcase.com/  ;  

http://www.handsofalaska.com/

What is it?

Homer artist/crafter/entrepreneur Meriam Linder searches statewide to present exclusively Alaskan products, featuring ulus, carvings, and paintings by the Linder’s and quality handicrafts by other Alaskan artists. Meriam also presents older Alaskan treasures such as artifacts, bones, and antique maps of Alaska.

 

Homer Art Galleries

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Location:

http://www.homerartgalleries.com/

What is it?

A comprehensive listing Art Galleries in Homer, Alaska. Find information on all the major Homer Art Galleries in one place. There is also a printable guide to the galleries of Homer.

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High Tide Arts

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Location:

4306 Homer Spit Road

Contact:

(907) 226-2600; (907) 399-1563;

Email: mail@klaaroriginals.com

http://klaaroriginals.com/

Hours:

Open daily, 11am – 7pm, Memorial Day to Labor Day

What is it?

Gallery features the art of local and statewide artists, photographers and jewelers alongside the work of owner artists Leslie and Jens Klaar. Leslie’s watercolors and collages showcase views of Alaska. Jens uses traditional Swedish techniques to carve custom knives. 4306 Homer Spit Road, Coal Point Boardwalk.

Things sold?

http://klaaroriginals.com/products

Artwork by Leslie Klaar, Clothing, Jewelry, Knives by Jens Klaar, & Other Products (like handmade bottle openers, knives, cheese cutters, antler pet treats, etc).

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Salvation Army Thrift

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Location:

268 E. Pioneer

Contact:

235­2609

salvationarmyusa.org

Hours:

M­onday – Friday  10am – ­5:30pm

What is it?

A thrift store. Salvation Army sells a range of things, such as: Clothing, shoes, hardware or gardening supplies, building supplies, art supplies, sports equipment, hygiene products, underwear, bras, toys, electronics, school supplies, music supplies, jewelry, beauty products, etc.

Employment:

Positions are available for youth 14+ during the summer. Dress code: Long pants, close­-toed shoes, no showing tattoos, no tank tops. Contact Kelly Kokel (manager), (907) 235­-8923

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2015

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Homer Bookstore

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Location:

332 East Pioneer Ave. #1 Homer Ak

Contact:

(907­) 235­-7496 0r 1-­888-­635-­BOOK (toll free) ;

homerbookstore@ak.net

www.homerbookstore.com

Hours:

Summer Hours: Monday – Saturday  10am –  6pm & Sunday 12pm –  5pm

Winter Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am –  6pm

About:

“The Homer Bookstore, the oldest independent bookstore on the Kenai Peninsula, and is very likely the longest running general bookstore in Alaskan history.”

Hang out, read a book, have a coffee or hot chocolate.

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May
2015

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Cyclelogical

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Location:

3585 East End Rd, Homer, AK 99603

Contact:

call (907) 226­2925
text (907) 299­7746

Hours:

Tuesday-­ Saturday  10am ­- 6pm (winter hours subject to weather)

What is it?

Cyclelogical is your go-­to bicycle repair shop and retail store for the community of Homer, Alaska.

Homer may be the end of the road, but it’s the start of so much more. Here at Cycle Logical we offer a wide range of rental equipment for the adventurous cyclist. Rent a Fat Bike today and enjoy our endless beaches on a self­guided adventure. Or, consider hiring one of our experienced guides for a more structured and educational ride.

Want to go on a full­-blown bike-packing journey? We can customize your trip and outfit you with bike, bags, and knowledge so all you’ll have to worry about is where you’ll be when the next high tide rolls in.