13 ways to enjoy your late-summer West Seattle Saturday

(Sunrise last Wednesday, photographed by Theresa Arbow-O’Connor)

Welcome to the weekend!

TRAFFIC ALERTS: Crews are working at the Highland Park Way/West Marginal Way intersection again today, until 1 pm. Work is also planned at 44th/Edmunds in The Junction.

BENEFIT SALE: More than 50 families have donated items for Boy Scout Troop 284‘s fundraising sale at American Legion Post 160 (3618 SW Alaska), 9 am-4 pm:

Troop 284 was founded more than a century ago. Karen, who sent the photo, says, “Proceeds go directly to the scouts for camp, gear and outings.”

OTHER SALES: Check the WSB Community Forums‘ Freebies, Sales, Trades section for listings of other West Seattle sales today!

BIZ COLLAB: Clementines – the shoe shop formerly in The Junction – is popping up again today at Carmilia’s – the boutique that’s still in The Junction – for a sale! Hours today at 4528 California SW are 11 am-6 pm.

FOOD DRIVE: Admiral Church (4320 SW Hill) is collecting food donations 11 am-3 pm – see our calendar listing for what’s needed most.

PICKLEBALL PARTY: Noon-4 pm, whether you’re an experienced player or novice, you’re invited to go play pickleball at Delridge Community Center (4501 Delridge Way SW), celebrating new nets!

CREATED COMMONS, DAY 2: Noon-8 pm, Created Commons continues at Westcrest Park (9000 8th SW, north of the P-Patch). Today’s spotlight event: DNDA‘s Arts-in-Nature showcase – see the performer lineup here. (Here’s our report from Created Commons’s opening night.)

PIANO RECITAL: 2 pm, Henry Mauser – a classical pianist currently attending Gonzaga University – performs music by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, and Rachmaninoff at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church (3050 California SW). Admission is free.

FASHION SHOW: 5 pm Seattle Metropolitan Fashion Week 2021 show at Seattle Chinese Garden (5640 16th SW) still had tickets available when we checked early this morning.

MYSTERY MADE PARTY: 5-9 pm at “West Seattle’s only men’s shop” (4312 SW Oregon), launch party for collaboration with Roark, featuring live mural painting, BBQ, beer.

QUEER & TRANS NIGHT MARKET: Presented by VietQ, 6-9 pm at White Center Heights Park (7th SW/SW 102nd), with more than 40 vendors.

TWELFTH NIGHT AFTER DARK: One night only, “rated R” musical theater with members of Twelfth Night Productions, 7:30 pm at Kenyon Hall (35th/Kenyon). Mask and vaccination proof or negative test results required.

WEST SEATTLE DRAG SHOW WITH DOLLY MADISON: 8 pm at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW), join Dolly and The DJ for a night of fun.

WEST END GIRLS: Drag show at The Skylark (3803 Delridge Way SW), 8 pm (doors at 7), $15 cover, all ages.

Upcoming event? Send us info for a calendar listing – westseattleblog@gmail.com – thank you!

1 Reply to "13 ways to enjoy your late-summer West Seattle Saturday"

  • AdmyralBird August 28, 2021 (2:56 pm)

    That construction on WMW was brutal – worst traffic backup I’ve seen to date headed south.Wondering if maybe SDOT would work only during hours that the lower bridge is open to general traffic? 

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