(Photo by Nette Miller)
This morning’s photo is from last night’s rehearsal of “The Miracle and the Mystery of Advent: Mary’s Journey in Word & Song” at Alki UCC, one of our highlights for today/tonight from the WSB West Seattle Holidays page and West Seattle Events calendar:
TRAFFIC ALERTS: Not in West Seattle, but two big events in the downtown vicinity might affect you today, even if you’re not attending/participating – here’s the alert.
WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: Year-round, so yes, they’re there today! 10 am – 2 pm, The Junction (44th/Alaska). P.S. According to this WSB Forums post, you just might find Santa and Mrs. Claus in the vicinity.
NATIVE HOLIDAY GIFT FAIR, FINAL DAY: Third and final day for the Native Holiday Gift Fair at the Duwamish Longhouse, 10 to 5 – buy unique gifts directly from artists and craft persons. Snacks and beverages available too. Free admission and parking. 4705 W Marginal Way SW; here’s our story from the fair’s first day.
WRAP IT UP: Gift Wrap fundraiser for Sanislo Elementary School, from 10 am- 6 pm at Barnes & Noble/Westwood Village.
GLASS JELLYFISH DEMO: At Avalon Glassworks in Luna Park, 11 am-4 pm, glass artist Richard Lowrie is back, sharing the secrets of creating the glass jellyfish, and you are invited to watch live demonstrations throughout the day. Meet the artist, purchase signed work, and watch the process: 2914 SW Avalon Way. More info here.
MUSIC-SYNCHED CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW: Nightly shows of the Helmstetler Family Spectacular/West Seattle Lights extravaganza, 3908 SW Charlestown; also fundraising the first weekend for the Kingston Family. Full details here (and here’s our coverage, with video, from last night’s opening ceremony/show).
CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION @ ALKI UCC: “The Miracle and the Mystery of Advent: Mary’s Journey in Word & Song,” 7 pm, in the Alki UCC Sanctuary (6112 SW Hinds). A special musical evening to mark the beginning of Advent: Hear the Christmas story told from the point of view of Mary, her parents and Joseph as we follow their transformation from the Annunciation to starting off on the road to Bethlehem. This is a full production for one night only, combining dialogue and music and a chance to see some of your fellow congregants perform. Suggested donation is $15. Proceeds will go to the West Seattle Food Bank and toward the purchase of new chairs for the church. Refreshments after the show.
HENDRIX BIRTHDAY: Jimi Hendrix birthday tribute at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), 9 pm.