West Seattle Sunday: Gardens, music, history, dancing, more…

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(Bald eagles on the beach, photographed by Ben Oleson)

Here are some of the ways you can enjoy this summer Sunday – from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

WEST SEATTLE GARDEN TOUR: 9 am-5 pm, ticket-book buyers can tour 10 inspiring West Seattle gardens at their own pace. You need a ticket book for admission (including the 12:30 pm lecture) and locations – check West Seattle Nursery or Junction True Value all day, or, between 8:30 and 11 am only, Metropolitan Market-Admiral (WSB sponsor). Proceeds benefit local nonprofits; children under 12 are free.

PIANO IN THE PARK, IN WEST SEATTLE 10 am-7 pm, find a special piano at Alki Beach Park, one day only! You’re welcome to play it – and/or, come watch a performance by Nader Kabbani, noon-12:30 pm. (60th SW/Alki SW)

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 10 am-2 pm, peak summer produce, and more. Back in the street this weekend. (California SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska)

MEDITERRANEAN FANTASY FESTIVAL, DAY TWO: 11 am-5 pm, nonstop bellydancing in and outside Hiawatha Community Center (free admission), plus vendor and food booths. 29th year! No admission charge. (2700 California SW)

SUNDAY FUNDAY: 1-3 pm at the Log House Museum, special family activities and refreshments. (61st SW/SW Stevens)

WHILE YOU’RE AT THE BEACH … TOUR ALKI POINT LIGHTHOUSE: 1-4 pm (be there by 3:40 pm), the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary welcomes your visit to historic Alki Point Lighthouse. (Alki SW/Beach Drive SW)

JAMTIME: 1-4 pm old-time music at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) with Jamtime. (5612 California SW)

BOEING’S WEST SEATTLE ROOTS: Peder Nelson from the Southwest Seattle Historical Society presents a look at Boeing’s origins on this side of the Duwamish, as previewed here. 2 pm at South Park Library. (8604 8th Ave. S.)

AND IN WHITE CENTER … the Jubilee Days festival continues, with the street fair keeping 17th SW closed between Roxbury and 100th all day, and the parade on 16th SW between 100th and 116th, 10 am-1 pm.

1 Reply to "West Seattle Sunday: Gardens, music, history, dancing, more..."

  • Diane July 17, 2016 (12:04 pm)

    omg; glad I just read the SW Historic event more clearly; I’ve read the invite in my email and online notices at least 5 times, and this whole time I thought it was at the SW library; yikes, sure glad I caught it in time

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