West Seattle Event Calendar

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ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE (updated link)

How to use this calendar: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Oct
22
Tue
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 22 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

Medicare 101 @ High Point Community Center
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

If you or a family member is new to the federal Medicare program, it can be confusing and frustrating at first glance. This session will help you better understand the many different parts of Medicare and what your options are when you enroll in Medicare. This “Welcome to Medicare” seminar is informational only. No specific plans or companies will be discussed, and the presenter is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program.  Please reserve your spot early.  It’s Open Enrollment!


Lifelong Recreation programs focus on physical activity, social engagement, education, arts, creativity, and healthy lifestyles. Recreational programs are designed to serve adults of all abilities–those who are physically active, those who are just becoming active, and those who have age-related limitations. Lifelong Recreation programs are aimed at increasing individual health and wellness while fostering a stronger, healthier community. Many of our participants boast about completing a half marathon each year, making meaningful social connections, losing weight, increasing flexibility and balance, and traveling to regional destinations. Join the fun if you’re 50+!

Oct
23
Wed
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 23 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

National Parks Concert at Benaroya Hall @ Benaroya Hall
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Northwest Symphony Orchestra (featuring West Seattleite Anthony Spain as conductor ) will collaborate with Washington’s National Parks to provide a spectacular visual and musical presentation/concert for the Seattle/West Seattle area. This is a unique and innovative concert that promises to be great fun for families.

The concert will  include The Musical Mountaineers (as featured on KOMO 4, KING 5 Television, and  in the October 2019 issue of Seattle Magazine).

The concert is scheduled to include:

  • An Outdoor Overture by Aaron Copland
  • Mount Takhoma (Mount Rainier) by Gregory Short
  • Selections with choirs/students from Highline School District
  • Winter (from the Four Seasons) by Antonio Vivaldi (featuring Kaia Selden violin soloist with visuals by Adrian Wyard)
  • Academic Festival Overture by Johannes Brahms
  • Enchanted Garden by Maurice Ravel
  • Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III by Richard Wagner
  • Liberty Fanfare by John Williams
Oct
24
Thu
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 24 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

Oct
25
Fri
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 25 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

Oct
26
Sat
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 26 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

Volunteer Forest Restoration Event @ (see listing)
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

You and your fellow volunteers will participate in fun, hands-on conservation work led by staff with DNDA’s Urban Forest Restoration Program. Restoration work includes removing invasive plants, planting native species, and mulching new plantings, depending on the restoration progress in each site. Work parties are often accompanied by live musicians, bringing the arts and nature together for our enjoyment!

October 5, 2019
Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave SW
October 8, 2019
College Street Ravine, 5050 SW College St, Seattle, WA 98116
October 12, 2019
Pigeon Point Site, 1901 SW Genesee St
October 15, 2019
Pigeon Point Site, 1901 SW Genesee St
October 22, 2019
Thistle Street Greenspace, 25th Ave SW and SW Thistle St
October 26, 2019
Delridge & Myrtle Site, 21st Ave SW and SW Myrtle St

You can sign up as an individual or register as a group, online in the event listings at: https://dnda.org/news/events/

What to Bring: Please dress appropriately with long pants, warm and dry layers, closed-toed shoes and rain gear as needed. Please bring a refillable water bottle and a lunch (if desired)

What We Provide: Tools, gloves, training and safety talk, a light granola bar snack and a jug of water.

Oct
27
Sun
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 27 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

Oct
28
Mon
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 28 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

Oct
29
Tue
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 29 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

Oct
30
Wed
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 30 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

Oct
31
Thu
2019
Avalon Glassworks Art Glass Pumpkin Patch
Oct 31 all-day

At Avalon Glassworks: Hundreds of glass pumpkins will be for sale at our annual patch. Most are $30-$95 each, in all colors and many sizes. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, straight stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs.

Open 10 am-6 pm weekdays and 10 am-5 pm weekends.

https://www.avalonglassworks.com/our-products/the-art-glass-pumpkin-patch-2019/

Nov
3
Sun
2019
Tinkergarten Lantern Walk @ Lincoln Park
Nov 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Tinkergarten‘s Lantern Walk is designed to help kids big and small welcome and see the beauty in the darkness at the end of Daylight Saving time (aka “Fall back”). For our family and yours, we hope it becomes a magical, annual tradition. At the very least, it’s a chance to be out in the wild at night!

On the evening of the event, families will gather before dusk, sing songs, light lanterns, and enjoy an outdoor walk in the park. Simple and lovely. This event is free and open to all who register.

Sign up at https://tinkergarten.com/classes/115572.

Visit https://tinkergarten.com/classes for more information, times, and locations.

Email: alison@tinkergarten.com.

Nov
8
Fri
2019
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2019 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Browse the work of 18 area artists and artistic crafters during this 10th annual show and take home something special for a loved one or to enjoy yourself.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 8 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
Nov. 9 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Nov. 10 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Nov
9
Sat
2019
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2019 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Browse the work of 18 area artists and artistic crafters during this 10th annual show and take home something special for a loved one or to enjoy yourself.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 8 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
Nov. 9 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Nov. 10 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

HPIC Holiday Bazaar 2019 @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

From the Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC):

Holiday Bazaar

November 9th
10 am-3 pm
20+ vendors
Bar is open
Food for sale by HPIC volunteers

Shorewood Elementary Holiday Bazaar 2019 @ Shorewood Elementary
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

What: Shorewood Elementary PTA Holiday Bazaar

When: November 9, 2019

Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Where: Shorewood Elementary, 2725 116th Street SW, Burien

The Shorewood Elementary PTA Holiday Bazaar is being held on Saturday, November 9th from 10 am-4 pm at Shorewood Elementary School (2725 SW 116th St, Burien) – it is a longstanding community event with a strong following.

This event not only features over 60 artist-vendors, but it is so much more!

– Used Book Sale (a buck a book)

– Food trucks

– Bake Sale

– Raffle

– Photos with Santa (suggested donation)

– And Admission is FREE

All proceeds from this event benefit the Shorewood Elementary School PTA, which provides library, classroom and field trip support, as well as fun activities for the students.

Nov
10
Sun
2019
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2019 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Browse the work of 18 area artists and artistic crafters during this 10th annual show and take home something special for a loved one or to enjoy yourself.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 8 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
Nov. 9 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Nov. 10 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Nov
23
Sat
2019
Alki Masonic Center Holiday Bazaar
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Annual Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 23, 2019, 9 AM to 4 PM

Alki Masonic Center
4736 40th Ave SW
Free private parking, level easy access entrance

Food Concession and Bake Sale

Vendors Spaces and questions
VM/Text Sue Gibbs 206 650 5491
alkict21events@gmail.com

Dec
8
Sun
2019
Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek @ Camp Long
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Fall nature outings are open for registration now!  Sign up for the popular nighttime walks, bird tours, mushroom walks, and so much more…

Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek at Camp Long.

Longfellow Creek is a major waterway in West Seattle. It is also a little piece of the wild in the middle of the city. Coho salmon migrate up this waterway; beavers build dams and lodges on this creek; owls hunt for food along this artery. Explore a portion of this urban wilderness with a Seattle Urban Nature Guide. Look for seasonal changes and get to know some of your wild neighbors.

Be prepared to do some hiking over uneven terrain on this program.

Ages 6 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Everyone attending the program must be registered.

Meet the leader at the Camp Long Lodge.

Dec
13
Fri
2019
Nighttime at the Beach @ Me-Kwa-Mooks Beach West Seattle
Dec 13 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Enjoy a unique Salish Sea adventure. Bring a flashlight and join a Seattle Urban Nature Guide at Me-Kwa-Mooks beach for a captivating urban nature outing/tidepool exploration at night. Program starts at Emma Schmitz Viewpoint. Please wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces and dress for the weather.

Ages 18 and up. Everyone attending must be registered for the program.

May
9
Sat
2020
West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2020
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday, May 9th, 2019, 9 am-3 pm, it’s the 16th annual edition of West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day, the only event West Seattle Blog coordinates every year – and it’s big. Hundreds of sales all around the peninsula, big and small, individual and group and business and school and organization. Get the map here one week in advance.