West Seattle Weekend Lineup: Eat Local Now! edition

October 9, 2009 at 12:48 pm | In Fun stuff to do, WS culture/arts, WS Weekend Lineup | 2 Comments

wswllicon3.pngThe Eat Local Now! event Sunday night is sold out – hope you got your ticket – but if not, we hereby encourage you to “eat local” this weekend in a variety of ways: Support West Seattle restaurants, markets, Farmers’ Market vendors and other food purveyors! WS has 100+ places to chow down, including WSB sponsors Cafe Revo, Endolyne Joe’s, Feedback Lounge and Skylark Cafe and Club (which sponsors the WS Weekend Lineup!). And there are cooking classes at West Seattle PCC (two this weekend that still have space). Other weekend highlights include a WSHS Grad Night fundraising car wash, first Board Game Afternoon on Sunday at Southwest Library, and “Art in the Garden” opens Saturday at West Seattle Nursery. Read on for our list of 50+ events and activities:


Thanks, Skylark Cafe and Club, for sponsoring the WSWL!

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ALL WEEKEND: Southwest Pool closed for drain-safety and repair work (until at least October 28) – West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor) has day passes available

ALL WEEKEND: Movies (and more) at the Admiral Theater

ALL WEEKEND: West Seattle history on display @ Log House Museum at Alki, Thursdays-Sundays, noon-4 pm

ALL WEEKEND: Kayaking and land-sports (bikes, skates) rentals at Seacrest with Alki Kayak Tours

FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Tibbetts UMC‘s big rummage sale returns, till 4 pm Friday (and 9 am-3 pm Saturday)

FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Monday Artists will be holding their group show at the Island View Apts. at 3303 California Ave. across the road from the West Seattle High School this coming Friday and Saturday October 9th and 10th from 10 AM to 4PM. There will be a reception on Saturday at noon, refreshments will be served. Do come and see the wonderful array of water colors. If you have ever thought you might like to try something like this or already have art experience come and find out about us.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: (de)constructing men art show at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm
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FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at C & P Coffee with Andrew Eades, 6-8 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Friday Skate Night returns to Alki Community Center! Through Friday, May 15, 2009. There will be no skate night on October 30, November 27, December 25, 2009 or January 1, 2010. Time is from 6 pm- 8:45 pm every Friday. Cost is $3 per person. Skates are available on site. For more information please call 206-684 – 7430.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Twelfth Night Productions’ annual Cabaret/Auction, Brockey Center at SSCC, 6 pm (more info at twelfthnightproductions.org)

FRIDAY NIGHT TRAFFIC ALERT: Columbia onramp to The Viaduct scheduled to close downtown (through Sunday morning)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Breast-cancer awareness benefit, 6:45 pm (more on this Facebook page)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian, jazz piano with Norm Bellas, 7-10 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor), with The Moires, Stafford and The Bentz Brothers, Blacktop Deceiver, 9 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Zenzi Burlesque Presents: “A Private Collection”
10/9: 9:00 pm; 10/10: 7 pm & 9:30 pm
Tickets: $15.00 at Brown Paper Tickets https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/78071 This is a 21+ event.
Location: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW
Follow the Zenzi girls as they try to rescue their darling Luna Starling from the clutches of the evil puppet master. A modern burlesque fable, which incorporates burlesque, vaudeville, music, film, dance and theater! This show will blow the lid off of what people think is possible in burlesque. We are trend-setters, pioneers, and, together, are changing the map of performance art as we know it.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Live music Redline Music and Sports

SATURDAY: Washington State Ferries fare changes take effect (details here)

SATURDAY: Scheduled opening for West Seattle’s new Shipwreck Tavern (previewed here) and Cycle U (previewed here)

SATURDAY TRAFFIC ALERT: Columbia onramp to The Viaduct scheduled to remain closed downtown (through Sunday morning)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Educacion Para Todos: Latino Family Leadership Conference at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor). Full-day event features workshops for parents and youth. 8 am – 3 pm, Rainier Hall & Cascade Court

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Tibbetts UMC‘s big rummage sale continues, 9 am-3 pm

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Chief Sealth music fundraising car wash at the Boren campus parking lot, 9 am-3 pm

MORE SATURDAY SALES: Yard sales, garage sales, business sales … listed in the WSB Forums’ Freebies, Deals, Sales section

SATURDAY MORNING: Alki Lodge 152 pancake breakfast, 8-11 am: 4736 40th Ave SW. Sausage, eggs, pancakes, coffee, oj, etc. The best deal in town. Adults $5, kids $4 (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING: Radio drill for preparedness, local hams participating among others, 9 am-11 am approx. (here’s some info)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: CAR WASH – Little RAE’S COOKIES, HOTWIRE Gift Certificates!!! Fish Friendly!!! 10 – 2 pm at West Seattle High School 3000 California Avenue. Class of 2010 Grad Night, come meet your neighbors at the Best Car Wash in West Seattle. Help save a life, make your dirty car clean, get a latte certificate and a beautiful Little Rae’s Sugar Cookie, and be fish friendly, as we pump effluent. Extreme weather cancels. NEXT scheduled Car Wash is November 7th. cviger@comcast.net, 718-2442

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Monday Artists will be holding their group show at the Island View Apts. at 3303 California Ave. across the road from West Seattle High School from 10 AM to 4PM. There will be a reception on Saturday at noon, refreshments will be served. Do come and see the wonderful array of water colors. If you have ever thought you might like to try something like this or already have art experience come and find out about us.

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Seattle Lutheran football team fundraising car wash, Swedish Automotive (WSB sponsor), 10 am-1 pm

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Get a head start on your Holiday shopping. Come to Ginomai at 4001 – 42nd Ave SW (42nd and Genesee) between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to check it out. Handmade jewelry made of Swarovski crystals, freshwater pearls, semi-precious stones and fun beads from all over the world are available using Sterling and 14K GF findings. Also available are collectible dolls (Madame Alexander, Effanbee, Royal, Jerri, Marjorie Spangler, etc. in Mint-in-Box condition.? Handmade greeting cards will also be available. Hundreds of items under $20. Jewelry made by Denise Parrish, greeting cards by Debbie Willis and Denise Parrish.

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Kid stuff at Bobby’s big rummage sale, 10 am-2 pm. Toys, books, train tables, fire trucks, clothes and more, ages 1-8. 6327 38th Ave SW (off Morgan)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Duwamish Longhouse Museum open to the public, 10 am-5 pm

SATURDAY MORNING: Help spread chips at the new “special needs area” at Westcrest Park Off-Leash Area, 10 am-noon. Read more here.

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Delridge Natural Area work party, 10 am-2 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Duwamish Greenbelt work party, meet at 14th/Holly, 10 am-2 pm (more info here)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Fundraising car wash for a Highline School District teacher who is fighting cancer, Vision Collision in Burien, 11 am-3 pm (full details here; also on Sunday)

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Marination Mobile street food truck NOT at High Point because it’s in the Mobile Chowdown in Interbay (more info about that here), 11 am-3 pm

SATURDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Garden Center open at South Seattle Community College, 11 am-3 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: (de)constructing men art show at ArtsWest gallery, noon-7 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Checkers tournament at Southwest Community Center, noon-4 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: From West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor): Money Strong Families, 1-4 pm at West Seattle Location. Students ages 7-11 and their parents learn money management skills. FREE. Registration required. Space is limited.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Forest Friends at Alki Community Center, ages 1-5 (and parents), 1-3 pm

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Art in the Garden show at West Seattle Nursery (more here), show opens with a 1-4 pm event today: There will be artist demonstrations as well as refreshments. (Show continues through 10/24)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Everyone is invited to this bilingual free event with refreshments. Los Flacos will be joined by two dancers performing traditional Latin American Dances. Los Flacos does a great job of explaining the music and dances as they perform.
Evento del Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Con Los Flacos! / Hispanic Heritage Month Event: Performed by Los Flacos! at the South Park Branch (Seattle Public Library)
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2009
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm PDT

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: “Fall Harvest Juicing and Raw Soups” cooking class at West Seattle PCC, 3 pm (registration info here)

SATURDAY NIGHT: From West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor): Parents Night Out, 5:30-10 pm @ West Seattle location, 4515 36th SW. Kids ages 3 months – 12 years have a safe and fun evening at the Y while parents go out or relax at home. $22.50-$30 depending upon child’s age/membership status. Space is limited. Registration required.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at The Bohemian, Parisian jazz guitar with Tewfik Morsli, 7-10 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Zenzi Burlesque Presents: “A Private Collection”
7 pm & 9:30 pm
Tickets: $15.00 at Brown Paper Tickets https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/78071 This is a 21+ event.
Location: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW
Follow the Zenzi girls as they try to rescue their darling Luna Starling from the clutches of the evil puppet master. A modern burlesque fable, which incorporates burlesque, vaudeville, music, film, dance and theater! This show will blow the lid off of what people think is possible in burlesque. We are trend-setters, pioneers, and, together, are changing the map of performance art as we know it.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Seattle Opera Guild presents a preview of the upcoming production of “La Traviata,” The Kenney, 7 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Cherry-Cherry, Neil Diamond Tribute Band, The Admiral Theater, 8 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music at Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Volifonix and Gifted Program, 9 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: DJ Tony B at Rocksport, 9 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT: Live music with Bad Neighbor at Redline Music and Sports

SUNDAY SALES: Yard sales, garage sales, business sales … listed in the WSB Forums’ Freebies, Deals, Sales section

SUNDAY MORNING: Please join NiaDivas for the *3rd Annual Benefit Nia Class donating proceeds to **Northwest Hope and Healing*, a West Seattle-based non-profit dedicated to help women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The Nia Technique is a holistic fitness practice of dance, martial arts, and healing arts. Barefoot movement to music with soul and kick. Semi-choreographed with room for self-expression. Aerobic and strength conditioning for the body. Healing for mind, emotions, and spirit. www.NiaDivas.com for details. 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Youngstown Arts Center, $15 suggested donation

SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: West Seattle Farmers’ Market @ The Junction, 10 am-2 pm

SUNDAY MORNING-AFTERNOON: Fundraising car wash for a Highline School District teacher who is fighting cancer, Vision Collision in Burien, 11 am-3 pm (full details here; also on Sunday)

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Flu shots at Admiral Metropolitan Market, noon-5 pm, through getaflushot.com

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Friends of Southwest Branch Library invite all ages of board game enthusiasts, casual players, and anyone interested in learning a board game to our first Board Game Afternoon, Sunday, October 11th from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the meeting room upstairs at the branch (9010 35th Ave. S.W.). Members of the Friends plan to bring a variety of board games and will be available to assist with learning to play them. If you have a board game (or games) you’d like to play or teach, please feel free to bring it. Families with children old enough to enjoy board games are welcome; we request that parents consider their child(ren)’s temperament in deciding whether they would enjoy this event, and plan to attend with their child(ren). No child care is available with this event. To let us know you’ll be attending, or for questions, please contact us at swt-friends@wlonk.com. Drop-ins are welcome, but we can plan better if we know you’re coming!

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: “Armenian Adventure” cooking class at West Seattle PCC, 1 pm (registration info here)

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Live music at C & P Coffee with Phil Hansen, 3-5 pm

SUNDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING: Sunday Market Cocktails, KPLU Jazz Sundays (4-6 pm) and Sunday Ribs (“Southside Tony’s Rib Special,” 4 pm “till we run out”) at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor)

SUNDAY NIGHT: Eat Local Now! fundraising dinner, Alki Masonic Hall in The Junction, 6 pm, presented by Sustainable West Seattle and CoolMom.org (more info here) *Note – sold out as of earlier this week! Organizers thank you for your support!

SUNDAY NIGHT: All-ages live music at @ Skylark Cafe and Club (WSB sponsor) with Pilots Today, Starstruck, Rebel Strike, 7 pm

Are we missing anything? Let us know! And between weekends, keep an eye on our continuously updated Events page.

2 Comments

  1. If you’re interested in the Board Game afternoon, but this time just doesn’t work for you, or there’s something else about it that doesn’t work for you, please let us know!

    We’d thought of doing board game gatherings occasionally, but need to know whether the interest is there….

    Comment by Julie — 2:56 pm October 9, 2009 #

  2. Don’t click on the Redline Music & Sports link above, it is a virus link. Beware.

    Comment by rob — 9:14 am October 11, 2009 #

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