SHOP LOCAL! We hope you’ll shop local first EVERY day, all year long – especially today, which has become known as Small Business Saturday. Here’s the list of highlights in The Junction. … Elsewhere: Paper Boat Booksellers “will be providing free holiday gift wrapping from 10-5, treats all day and a special 10% off coupon if you spend over $50*. Larry The Librarian will be joining us for family reading time at 11:00! We will also be joining other independent bookstores with a Literary Angel Tree, providing new books to kids at Seattle Children’s Hospital.” (6040 California SW) … It’s Small Business Saturday, and Puzzle Derby at noon at Meeples Games, $20 per team of 4. (3727 California SW)
NATIVE GIFT FAIR & ART MARKET: 10 am-5 pm, day 2 at the Duwamish Longhouse, art, jewelry, apparel, drums, more.
Free admission. Overflow parking across the street, with a crossing guard. (4705 W. Marginal Way SW)
(added) BASKETBALL: The high-school season begins with a jamboree at Chief Sealth International High School, starting at 1 pm. Eight teams play short games in the CSIHS gym – here’s the schedule (PDF) – every half hour through 4:30 pm. (2600 SW Thistle)
SOUTH PARK ARTS’ FINAL ‘ART UNDER $100’: For the 15th and final time, the artists of South Park are putting on a show and sale of epic proportions. It’s at Seattle Design Center, 1 pm VIP entry for a fee, 2-8 pm free entry, more info here; see the artist lineup here. (5701 6th Ave. S.)
GARY BENSON’S CHRISTMAS SHOW: 7 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), a “warm and cozy holiday performance.” No cover; all ages. (5612 California SW)
‘THE BEST YOU’VE EVER SEEN’: 8:30 pm at Parliament Tavern. $12 cover if you haven’t bought a $10 advance ticket. 21+. (4210 SW Admiral Way)