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
25
Fri
2019
Spooky Carnival @ Alki Community Center
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Spooky fun for the howl family! Carnival games and prizes and a Spooky Scream Room for the brave Trick-or-Treaters. For more information please contact Alki at 206-684-7430. Teen and adult volunteers are greatly appreciated.

$.25 per ticket or $7 per unlimited bracelet

Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Mr. Black & Easy Street Records Present:
Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience

“Bad Children go to The Bad Place.” This refrain was common many years ago when Nightfall Orphanage still stood. Many in the community thought it was merely an archaic form of discipline for unruly children, until they began to realize…that all the children were bad.

Mr. Black invites you to step back into the Bad Place, a gateway into the phantasmagoric realm of the Dark Reach that exists in the shadows between worlds. The radiant abyss where spectral echoes of what once was, and what should not be, materialize and take shape.

They burned Nightfall Orphanage to the ground years ago…But sometimes evil rises from the ashes, some echoes never really fade, and some shadows never see the light.

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

October 18, 19, 25, 26, 31 & Nov 1, 2

Admission is free but we will be accepting non-perishable food donations for West Seattle Food Bank.

Nightfall Orphanage may be too scary for younger children. Parental consideration is advised.

Oct
26
Sat
2019
Halloween Carnival at Our Lady of Guadalupe @ OLG's Walmesley Center
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe School’s annual Halloween Carnival is on the 26th, 4-7 p.m. on the school’s campus:

Airbrush Artist, Bounce Houses, Cake Walk, Carnival Games, Costume Contest, Dunk Tank, Food, Fortune Teller, Live DJ, Photobooth, Trunk-or-Treat.

3401 SW Myrtle Street & 35th Ave SW

Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Mr. Black & Easy Street Records Present:
Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience

“Bad Children go to The Bad Place.” This refrain was common many years ago when Nightfall Orphanage still stood. Many in the community thought it was merely an archaic form of discipline for unruly children, until they began to realize…that all the children were bad.

Mr. Black invites you to step back into the Bad Place, a gateway into the phantasmagoric realm of the Dark Reach that exists in the shadows between worlds. The radiant abyss where spectral echoes of what once was, and what should not be, materialize and take shape.

They burned Nightfall Orphanage to the ground years ago…But sometimes evil rises from the ashes, some echoes never really fade, and some shadows never see the light.

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

October 18, 19, 25, 26, 31 & Nov 1, 2

Admission is free but we will be accepting non-perishable food donations for West Seattle Food Bank.

Nightfall Orphanage may be too scary for younger children. Parental consideration is advised.

Oct
27
Sun
2019
Who Am I?: A Retreat to Self @ Inner Alchemy
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This gathering is a thoughtful combination of 3 transformational experiences wrapped in an all-day event.

Only when we remember who we truly are can we be certain of what we really want. Join us for a guided experience of self-realization and playfulness, as we gain clarity on our Soul’s journey.

Includes hypnosis, creative expression, energy healing, and more.

Using hypnosis we will be guided on a conscious experience of powerful reflection. We will explore an intuitive journey combining creative expression and our sixth sense. We will receive energetic healing as we are infused in sacred space and sound
for deep relaxation and mind/body integration.

Each participant will receive a written intuitive message from a certified psychic medium in their goody bag!

Oct
28
Mon
2019
High Point College & Resource Fair @ Neighborhood House High Point
Oct 28 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The High Point College and Resource Fair is scheduled for Monday, October 28, 2019 at 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at High Point Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW. The general public, including teens and adults 18 and older, are welcome. Meet with college and university representatives from Seattle and around Washington. The event includes mini-workshops, including learning how to apply and pay for college, information sessions include information on SAT/ACT, Essay Writing, FAFSA. Contact Amelmal Mgeni for more information at 206.886.8416 or amelmal.mgeni@seattlehousing.org.

Oct
29
Tue
2019
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, October 15 @ 3:00 pm
Tuesday, October 22 @ 3:00 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Oct
31
Thu
2019
Meeds Manor Haunted House
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This event is FREE for all ages. We are collecting non perishable food items for the West Seattle Food Bank.

Morph on 44th
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

What:Halloween Scare and Display
When: 10/31 (only)
Where: 2747 44th Ave SW

All Trick-or-Treaters Welcome…Parents, Kids, and Doggies, too!
Candy, Non-candy (Teal Pumpkin House), and Dog Treats.

House will morph during the day on Oct 31 and come alive at dusk!
Warning: Beware of the Scare Zone!

Nightmare on 44th
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Animatronic/lights for Halloween: “We have a new set this year in a more consolidated set of shows looping about every 16 minutes.”

Skeleton Theatre 2019
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Skeleton Theatre will return again this year with a remounting of “Ulna 13,” our show about skeletons in space. Here are the performance dates and times:

Skeleton Theatre 2019
Title: Ulna 13
Dates: Thursday, October 31 and Friday, November 1, 2019
Times: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm (The show is about 20 minutes and will loop throughout both evenings)
Location: 36th and Hanford

For more information, visit www.skeletontheatre.com

Final Body live in-store – free, all ages @ Easy Street Records
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for a special Halloween in-store with Final Body and special guest, Thursday, October 31st at 7pm! Free & all-ages!

Easy Streeter Scott Helgason lends the baritone vocals in Seattle post-punk band Final Body, their song Lose Health was recently featured as KEXP’s Song Of The Day.

Final Body’s debut album Nothyng evokes the sound of old-school goth with moody basslines and melancholy atmospheres perfect for an All Hallow’s Eve celebration! Come dance the monster mash with us, costumes encouraged but not mandatory.

Free & All-ages!

Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Mr. Black & Easy Street Records Present:
Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience

“Bad Children go to The Bad Place.” This refrain was common many years ago when Nightfall Orphanage still stood. Many in the community thought it was merely an archaic form of discipline for unruly children, until they began to realize…that all the children were bad.

Mr. Black invites you to step back into the Bad Place, a gateway into the phantasmagoric realm of the Dark Reach that exists in the shadows between worlds. The radiant abyss where spectral echoes of what once was, and what should not be, materialize and take shape.

They burned Nightfall Orphanage to the ground years ago…But sometimes evil rises from the ashes, some echoes never really fade, and some shadows never see the light.

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

October 18, 19, 25, 26, 31 & Nov 1, 2

Admission is free but we will be accepting non-perishable food donations for West Seattle Food Bank.

Nightfall Orphanage may be too scary for younger children. Parental consideration is advised.

Nov
1
Fri
2019
Skeleton Theatre 2019
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Skeleton Theatre will return again this year with a remounting of “Ulna 13,” our show about skeletons in space. Here are the performance dates and times:

Skeleton Theatre 2019
Title: Ulna 13
Dates: Thursday, October 31 and Friday, November 1, 2019
Times: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm (The show is about 20 minutes and will loop throughout both evenings)
Location: 36th and Hanford

For more information, visit www.skeletontheatre.com

Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Mr. Black & Easy Street Records Present:
Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience

“Bad Children go to The Bad Place.” This refrain was common many years ago when Nightfall Orphanage still stood. Many in the community thought it was merely an archaic form of discipline for unruly children, until they began to realize…that all the children were bad.

Mr. Black invites you to step back into the Bad Place, a gateway into the phantasmagoric realm of the Dark Reach that exists in the shadows between worlds. The radiant abyss where spectral echoes of what once was, and what should not be, materialize and take shape.

They burned Nightfall Orphanage to the ground years ago…But sometimes evil rises from the ashes, some echoes never really fade, and some shadows never see the light.

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

October 18, 19, 25, 26, 31 & Nov 1, 2

Admission is free but we will be accepting non-perishable food donations for West Seattle Food Bank.

Nightfall Orphanage may be too scary for younger children. Parental consideration is advised.

Nov
2
Sat
2019
Stop the Bleed – First Aid Course @ Delridge Community Center
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Mass casualty events can happen at anytime and anywhere. At your workplace, at the game, during your commute, or even at your house. This free Stop the Bleed training will equip participants with the knowledge to save lives.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:
•Describe the progressive strategy for controlling hemorrhage.
•Demonstrate wound packing and learn about topical hemostatic dressings.
•Explain the rationale for early use of a tourniquet for life-threatening extremity bleeding.
•Demonstrate the appropriate application of a tourniquet to the arm and leg.
If you require any special accommodation to participate in this training, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at (206) 233-5076 or SNAP@seattle.gov. For interpretation assistance, at least 5 days advance notice is required.
*Disclaimer: Some graphic images of life threatening bleeding are shown during this class.

Saturday, November 2, 10 – 11:30am
Delridge Community Center

Please register via eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stop-the-bleed-nov-2-delridge-community-center-registration-65209854430

Deathsploration Resource and Art Fair @ Camp Long
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Discover cool art, organizations, local businesses, and how the death and dying community is living in Western Washington. Local organizations, artists, businesses post up at camp long for the day, creating space for you to discover, engage, learn and play. This event will feature prizes, freebies, and amazing humans.

Come for the raffle, stay for the Dance Party!!

Let us know you’re coming.

Let us know if you want to host a table at the fair.


This event is part of Deathsploration month in western Washington.
We’re all gonna die, let’s talk about it, a little.

Deathsploration is a month-long effort to increase conversation about death and dying in Washington. Beginning on October 1 and running through November 2, community organizations and businesses in western Washington will work in partnership to create opportunities for engagement through education, art, dance, movement, death cafés, community outreach, workshops, and more.

In the United States, the topic of death and dying is not commonly paired with living. Deathsploration is an opportunity to reestablish the normalcy of death, a subtle reminder that talking about and preparing for death will not cause one’s death. Similarly, not talking about death will not keep it away. It is our hope that the exploration of death–through all the senses and on our own terms–will help people on the way to a good death.

Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Mr. Black & Easy Street Records Present:
Nightfall Orphanage – Garage Haunt Experience

“Bad Children go to The Bad Place.” This refrain was common many years ago when Nightfall Orphanage still stood. Many in the community thought it was merely an archaic form of discipline for unruly children, until they began to realize…that all the children were bad.

Mr. Black invites you to step back into the Bad Place, a gateway into the phantasmagoric realm of the Dark Reach that exists in the shadows between worlds. The radiant abyss where spectral echoes of what once was, and what should not be, materialize and take shape.

They burned Nightfall Orphanage to the ground years ago…But sometimes evil rises from the ashes, some echoes never really fade, and some shadows never see the light.

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

October 18, 19, 25, 26, 31 & Nov 1, 2

Admission is free but we will be accepting non-perishable food donations for West Seattle Food Bank.

Nightfall Orphanage may be too scary for younger children. Parental consideration is advised.

Nov
3
Sun
2019
Surviving the Holidays GriefShare @ Grace Church
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dreading the holiday season because of the death of a loved one?

Grace Church is hosting a Surviving the Holidays one-time gathering.

For more information, call Barb Stuart at 206-932-7459.

Seattle Swing Dance Club – Dances and Lessons @ Alki Masonic Center
Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Seattle Swing Dance Club holds West Coast Swing dances and lessons at the Alki Masonic Center:

4:00-6:00 PM Intermediate+ Level Workshops
6:00-9:30 PM Social dance w/ DJ
6:00-6:30 PM FREE Beginner Lesson upstairs

Jan 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Feb 17 – Alki Masonic Center
March 3 – Alki Masonic Center
March 17 – Alki Masonic Center
April 7 – Alki Masonic Center
May 5 – Alki Masonic Center
May 19 – Alki Masonic Center
June 2 – Alki Masonic Center
June 16 – Alki Masonic Center
July 7 – Alki Masonic Center
July 21 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 4 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 18 – Alki Masonic Center
Sep 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Set 15 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 6 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 3 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 17 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 15 – Alki Masonic Center

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

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
17
Sun
2019
Seattle Swing Dance Club – Dances and Lessons @ Alki Masonic Center
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Seattle Swing Dance Club holds West Coast Swing dances and lessons at the Alki Masonic Center:

4:00-6:00 PM Intermediate+ Level Workshops
6:00-9:30 PM Social dance w/ DJ
6:00-6:30 PM FREE Beginner Lesson upstairs

Jan 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Feb 17 – Alki Masonic Center
March 3 – Alki Masonic Center
March 17 – Alki Masonic Center
April 7 – Alki Masonic Center
May 5 – Alki Masonic Center
May 19 – Alki Masonic Center
June 2 – Alki Masonic Center
June 16 – Alki Masonic Center
July 7 – Alki Masonic Center
July 21 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 4 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 18 – Alki Masonic Center
Sep 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Set 15 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 6 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 3 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 17 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 15 – Alki Masonic Center

Dec
1
Sun
2019
Seattle Swing Dance Club – Dances and Lessons @ Alki Masonic Center
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Seattle Swing Dance Club holds West Coast Swing dances and lessons at the Alki Masonic Center:

4:00-6:00 PM Intermediate+ Level Workshops
6:00-9:30 PM Social dance w/ DJ
6:00-6:30 PM FREE Beginner Lesson upstairs

Jan 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Feb 17 – Alki Masonic Center
March 3 – Alki Masonic Center
March 17 – Alki Masonic Center
April 7 – Alki Masonic Center
May 5 – Alki Masonic Center
May 19 – Alki Masonic Center
June 2 – Alki Masonic Center
June 16 – Alki Masonic Center
July 7 – Alki Masonic Center
July 21 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 4 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 18 – Alki Masonic Center
Sep 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Set 15 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 6 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 3 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 17 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 15 – Alki Masonic Center

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
West Seattle Winter Night Market @ Sanctuary at Admiral
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Just in time to get all your holiday shopping done, join Flock Collective for our seasonal curated pop-up market featuring over 20 local artists, makers, and bakers. Grab a beverage and browse handmade jewelry, candles, handbags, clothing and much more.

This event is free and all are welcome!

Dec
15
Sun
2019
Seattle Swing Dance Club – Dances and Lessons @ Alki Masonic Center
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Seattle Swing Dance Club holds West Coast Swing dances and lessons at the Alki Masonic Center:

4:00-6:00 PM Intermediate+ Level Workshops
6:00-9:30 PM Social dance w/ DJ
6:00-6:30 PM FREE Beginner Lesson upstairs

Jan 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Feb 17 – Alki Masonic Center
March 3 – Alki Masonic Center
March 17 – Alki Masonic Center
April 7 – Alki Masonic Center
May 5 – Alki Masonic Center
May 19 – Alki Masonic Center
June 2 – Alki Masonic Center
June 16 – Alki Masonic Center
July 7 – Alki Masonic Center
July 21 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 4 – Alki Masonic Center
Aug 18 – Alki Masonic Center
Sep 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Set 15 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 6 – Alki Masonic Center
Oct 20 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 3 – Alki Masonic Center
Nov 17 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 1 – Alki Masonic Center
Dec 15 – Alki Masonic Center