The day’s off to a murky start but the forecast says it’s expected to clear off and become partly sunny. The big event:
WEST SEATTLE CAR SHOW: New location, with more to see and do!
(Added 8:46 am – WSB photo, one of the first arrivals)
10 am-3 pm on the north side of the South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) campus, where you’ll find not only the cars and motorcycles who show up to show off, but also SSC’s Automotive Technology and Northwest Wine Academy programs, both open to visitors as will be the Seattle Chinese Garden immediately to the north (kids’ activities are planned there too). Food trucks too. Admission’s free for spectators. Info’s on the WSCS site, and we’ll be reporting live as we do every year. (6000 16th SW)
Also from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:
HOLY FAMILY STREET FAIR: 9:30 am-4 pm, second and final day of this free street fair with vendors and entertainment.
(20th SW south of Roxbury, which is closed to motor vehicles for the fair)
WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET + ZUCCHINI 500: 10 am-2 pm, the market’s in the street in the heart of The Junction as always (three months now since the big change!) and today, you’ll also find the annual Zucchini 500 at the market from 11 am-1 pm – the prolifically produced late-summer veggies will be available for kids to turn into racing machines and a course to run them on. (California SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska)
CAMP LONG MOUNTAIN FEST: 11 am-5 pm, celebrate all things climbing at Camp Long Environmental Learning Center, the home of Schurman Rock: Ropes course, workshops, speakers, mountain games, all free, for all ages and abilities. (5200 35th SW)
‘AMERICAN IDIOT’ MATINEE: 3 pm, first daytime performance of “Green Day’s American Idiot,” the new production at ArtsWest Playhouse. (4711 California SW)