West Seattle Saturday: Here’s how the last weekend of 2018 begins

(Northern Flicker, photographed by Mark Wangerin)

First – a reminder about the weather alert that’s in effect – the forecast winds, combined with the “king tide” (high tide is 12.6 feet at 10:33 am), could make for a stormwatching spectacle along west-facing West Seattle shores.

Otherwise, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar and beyond:

FREE GROUP RUN: Meet at 8 am at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) for this free weekly group run. (2743 California SW)

LEARN ABOUT WEST SEATTLE HISTORY: Visit the Log House Museum, open noon-4 pm today. No admission charge – suggested donation $3 adult, $1 child. (61st/Stevens)

DRINK LOCAL! Tasting rooms are open today for Viscon Cellars (2-7 pm, 5910 California SW) and Welcome Road Winery (1-7 pm, 3804 California SW), both WSB sponsors.

SOJOURN SOUL: Live music at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 7-9 pm:

Sojourn Soul is an acoustic three-piece primarily focused around swirling harmonies, driving guitar, dancing piano arrangements, and the occasional flightful string accompaniment; an atmospheric arrangement of original folk/Americana barnyard stomp harmony-driven acoustic tunes with a classic rock heartbeat.

(5612 California SW)

WEST END GIRLS: The monthly “drag extravaganza” at The Skylark starts at 8 tonight – doors at 7 – ticket and performer info in our calendar listing. (3803 Delridge Way SW)

AFROCOP X BILL HORIST: 9 pm at Parliament Tavern. 21+. (4210 SW Admiral Way)

Preview/plan New Year’s Eve/Day by browsing our WSB West Seattle Holiday Guide!

5 Replies to "West Seattle Saturday: Here's how the last weekend of 2018 begins"

  • Jennie December 29, 2018 (7:53 am)

    I love all the bird photos you put on here, and that you add the name of the bird in the caption. I’m getting better at identifying what kind it is and then checking the caption to see if I got it right :) Fun!

  • Gill & Alex December 29, 2018 (11:30 am)

    Couldn’t agree with Jennie more!  Thanks for a wonderful year of photos!

  • Lowmanbeachdrive December 29, 2018 (11:48 am)

    Came here to make the same comment about the bird pictures!  

  • Michelle December 29, 2018 (5:55 pm)

    Mark’s photos are always so amazing!

  • Ly December 29, 2018 (6:46 pm)

    Does Mark give lessons at all? Would love to learn. 

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