What’s up for your West Seattle Sunday

(Young Northern Flicker, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

Highlights for your Sunday, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

GET YOUR SCHMITZ PARK TRAIL MAP: 8 am to 10 am at the Admiral Way entrance to Schmitz Preserve Park – as explained here – three local Girl Scouts are planning to greet you with trail maps as part of their Silver Project. (5551 SW Admiral Way)

REMINDER – COSMO 7K POSTPONED: The race that would have closed Alki Avenue for a while this morning has been postponed to September 16th because of air-quality concerns.

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: Late summer but still prime time for lots of fresh produce – that’s part of what you’ll find at the market 10 am-2 pm in the street in the heart of The Junction. (California SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska)

VERITY’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL KIT GIVEAWAY: Somebody in the family headed back to school? During today’s Farmers’ Market, Verity Credit Union (WSB sponsor) plans a special event including free back-to-school kits. (4505 California SW)

KITTEN ADOPTION: 10:30 am-1:30 pm, Friends of the Animals Foundation will be at Junction Petco with adoptable kittens. (4100 SW Alaska)

ARTS IN NATURE FESTIVAL, DAY 2: Second of two days at Camp Long, noon-6 pm. Art, music, performance, participation! See the schedule here; get your tickets here; see our Saturday coverage here. Presented by the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association. (5200 35th SW)

FESTIVAL CENTROAMERICANO: After two years in West Seattle, this free festival moves to South Park Community Center this year. Live music, dancing, food, noon-6:30 pm. (8319 8th Ave. S.)

DOG DAY @ WEST SEATTLE BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL: Dogs are welcome on the third and final day of the first-ever West Seattle Beer and Music Festival! 1 pm-6 pm; go here for tickets and info on the beer, food, and music you’ll enjoy at the festival! And go here to find out about the CityDog Magazine Cover Dog Model Search happening as the event starts at 1 pm. At the Alki Masonic Lodge in The Junction. (4736 40th SW)

ALKI POINT LIGHTHOUSE TOURS: The US Coast Guard Auxiliary welcomes you to this year’s second-to-last installment of their weekly 1 pm-4 pm tours (arrive by 3:45 pm) at historic Alki Point Lighthouse. (3201 Alki SW)

VFW’S CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION: As previewed here, you are invited to visit the West Seattle VFW starting at 2 pm as they celebrate their 100th anniversary. All welcome! (3601 SW Alaska)

JONATHAN FOSTER: Singer-songwriter at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 3-5 pm. (5612 California SW)

PREVIEW THE WEEK AHEAD – and beyond – via our complete calendar!

4 Replies to "What's up for your West Seattle Sunday"

  • Drew August 26, 2018 (8:55 am)

    Seattle-Duwamish, Washington Air Quality Advisory,Current WAQA Value: 151, Unhealthy (151-200)Dept of Ecology, State of WA

    • WSB August 26, 2018 (10:20 am)

      And yet it *looks* clearer out there than it has in a couple days. Of course, there’s the saying ‘looks aren’t everything.’ Here’s the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency update:

  • Anouk August 26, 2018 (4:00 pm)

    I’m always frustrated because I never know of these events in advance. How do I get that information? I would have loved to see the lighthouse up close, among other things. 

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