West Seattle Event Calendar

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/performance to be listed here? Please send basic info AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE to westseattleblog@gmail.com – thanks! Please include full details AS PLAIN TEXT IN YOUR E-MAIL, *not* in an attached doc/poster/flyer/etc. A web link for more info helps too. Thank you!

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USING THE 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.

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

Arrowhead Gardens’ Annual Holiday Bazaar
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Bazaar at Arrowhead Gardens:

Holiday Bazaar, Bake Sale, Rummage Sale @ The Kenney
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

At The Kenney (WSB sponsor):

Begin your Christmas shopping early! Find one-of-a-kind handmade items from talented vendors and treasures from our Rummage Sale! Enjoy a sweet treat from our Bake Sale and take a break in the Coffee Lounge. All proceeds benefit The Kenney Resident Care Fund.

Interested vendors, please contact Danette Utley by emailing dutley@thekenney.org.

West Seattle High School Mini Cheer Camp
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The WSHS Cheerleaders will be holding a Mini Cheer Camp Saturday, November 23, 2019 in the West Seattle High School Gym from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

All Ages will have a great time learning fun cheers and making crafts with the Westside cheerleaders. Campers will receive a tee shirt and official team hair bow, picture of themselves with the cheerleader AND perform as an honorary West Seattle Cheerleader at an upcoming home basketball game!

8th Graders Welcomed. Get help for our 2020-2021 Try-Outs

The cost of this camp is $60. Registration paperwork and payment are due by November 15, 2019 to be guaranteed a t shirt the day of camp. Space is limited so register early to ensure your spot.

Contact Nadine Nguyen at wshsminicheercamp@wshs.com if you have any questions.

Community conversations with School Board president Leslie Harris @ various locations
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Drop in to talk with West Seattle/South Park school-board rep Leslie Harris, who is president of the board.

All are 3-5 pm:

September 28th, Southwest Branch Library (9010 35th SW)

October 19th, High Point Branch Library (3411 SW Raymond)

November 23, SW Branch Library (9010 35th SW)

Nov
24
Sun
2019
Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Ethical Trade Sale @ Walmesley Center
Nov 24 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s annual Ethical Trade Sale is coming up on Sunday, November 24 from 9:30am-1:00pm in the Walmesley Center (7000 35th Ave SW, Seattle 98126). Ethical Trade seeks to change the ways conventional trade often leaves behind the most vulnerable people. By buying Ethical Trade, you support the efforts of skilled farmers and artisans, empower communities, and affirm the dignity of the workers. At the sale, you’ll find unique gift items, including chocolates, Advent calendars, nativities, jewelry, holiday and home décor, ornaments, cozy socks, children’s games and books, and much more. There will also be tasty treats sold by OLG students to benefit Westside Baby; Pura Vida coffee, and woven Guatemalan scarves from Amigas de Corazón. Proceeds go to Catholic Relief Services and OLG’s global solidarity efforts. Click here for more information.

Nov
29
Fri
2019
Record Store Day Black Friday @ Easy Street Records
Nov 29 all-day

Easy Street Records opens at 7 am for Black Friday shopping.

Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Thunder Road Guitars’ 8th anniversary & sale
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

We will be celebrating our 8th anniversary weekend the weekend of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. We will have the following deals in store and online.

15% off most new, used and vintage guitars
15% off most amplifiers
15% off all pedals in stock

VAIN Black Friday Sale
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

15% off everything black sold in our store.

Nov
30
Sat
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Thunder Road Guitars’ 8th anniversary & sale
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

We will be celebrating our 8th anniversary weekend the weekend of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. We will have the following deals in store and online.

15% off most new, used and vintage guitars
15% off most amplifiers
15% off all pedals in stock

VAIN Small Business Saturday Sale
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

All hair products 15% off.

Art Under $100 2019 @ Seattle Design Center
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

It started small in 2004 with just three artists and a garage party in South Park. Today, 15 years later, Art Under $100 has evolved into the holiday party of the season with amazing, accessible art still at its very core. And this particular Art Under $100 takes on a bittersweet significance. AU100 2019 will be the last one, so carve out Saturday, November 30th on your calendar: not to be missed.

It’s a big finale, so wear your finest and funnest outfits and spend the day with us. You’ll be blown away by paintings, sculpture, glass art, metalwork, ceramics, textiles, and so much more. You’ll see the neighbors you miss all year, buy treasures you can’t find elsewhere, support 70 local artists, reminisce, imbibe, create, and connect. You might even dance.

WHAT: Art Under $100
WHEN: Saturday, November 30th
VIP Hour – 1:00 – 2:00 pm $25 ticket includes bubbly, chocolate, stress-free shopping
Free Entry – 2:00 – 8:00 pm
WHERE: Seattle Design Center : 5701 6th Avenue S on the edge of SODO in Georgetown

Check out www.southparkarts.org

Dec
1
Sun
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Lafayette Craft Fair and Gift Wrapping Event @ Lafayette Elementary School Lunchroom
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come support Lafayette Elementary students or sign up for a table yourself.

Student-made crafts offer a great gift or precious memento from friends at Lafayette Elementary. Also, you can gift wrap your items by donation at the event. Please come and join us!

For more information please reach out to Pamela Quadros.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) is hosting a holiday arts & crafts fair!

December 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

A free event featuring unique, local arts and crafts for sale at the coffee shop. Jewelry, toys, clothing, prints, paintings, furniture, and more!

Explorer West Middle School fall open houses
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Learn more about Explorer West Middle School at one of our Open Houses!

Location: 10015 28th Ave SW

For more information, visit our website. (http://explorer-west.org/admissions/fall-open-houses/)

We are the only independent 6th-8th-grade school in West Seattle redefining the middle school experience.

Exceeding traditional expectations, we’ve crafted an education program that equips students for high school and an experience that empowers them for life. Our small learning community is ideal for students to explore academic curiosities, self-expression, leadership, and creative problem-solving skills. Guided by respect, we focus on developing academic skill and character to ensure success at the high school of their choice.

Students experience:

– A rigorous curriculum preparing them to be organized and excel academically in high school

– Three years of studio art, drama, music, and Latin

– Exposure to topics in sustainability, social justice, and community service

– An all-school outdoor education program that includes camping, backpacking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing

Join us at an Open House to learn more!

Tuesday, October 22, 6:30-8:00 pm

Thursday, November 21, 6:30- 8:00 pm

Saturday, December 7, 10:00-11:30 am

Westside Holiday Book Fair, day 1 @ WSUU
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Holiday Book Fair – Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation – Dec. 7th 11 am – 2 pm, Dec. 8th 10 am-2 pm, in the Social Hall. All used books this year and a huge selection so you’ll find the right book for everyone! Complimentary Hot Cider and Treats!

Dec
8
Sun
2019
Westside Holiday Book Fair, day 2 @ WSUU
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Holiday Book Fair – Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation – Dec. 7th 11 am – 2 pm, Dec. 8th 10 am-2 pm, in the Social Hall. All used books this year and a huge selection so you’ll find the right book for everyone! Complimentary Hot Cider and Treats!

Dec
10
Tue
2019
Madison Middle School winter concerts
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Madison MS winter concerts:

Tuesday, Dec 10 at 7:00 pm
Madison Junior Band and Orchestra Concert

Thursday, Dec. 12th at 7 pm
Madison Winter Jazz Concert Jazz Ensemble (advanced group) and Jazz II (intermediate group)

Monday, Dec 16th at 7 pm
Madison Winter Senior Concert

All concerts will take place in the Madison Middle School Commons.

Dec
12
Thu
2019
Curls Night Out at VAIN
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VAIN and our favorite curly hair product line DevaCurl will be hosting a fun night out to celebrate curls!

DevaCurl educators and VAIN’s own curly experts will be on hand to offer advice and tutorials to create perfect curly styles. Have a burning curly hair question? Please bring it to us! Free gifts with purchase – Curl instruction and 15% off all DevaCurl products for one night only. Refreshments and treats will be served!

Madison Middle School winter concerts
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Madison MS winter concerts:

Tuesday, Dec 10 at 7:00 pm
Madison Junior Band and Orchestra Concert

Thursday, Dec. 12th at 7 pm
Madison Winter Jazz Concert Jazz Ensemble (advanced group) and Jazz II (intermediate group)

Monday, Dec 16th at 7 pm
Madison Winter Senior Concert

All concerts will take place in the Madison Middle School Commons.

Dec
13
Fri
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Dec
15
Sun
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Dec
16
Mon
2019
Madison Middle School winter concerts
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Madison MS winter concerts:

Tuesday, Dec 10 at 7:00 pm
Madison Junior Band and Orchestra Concert

Thursday, Dec. 12th at 7 pm
Madison Winter Jazz Concert Jazz Ensemble (advanced group) and Jazz II (intermediate group)

Monday, Dec 16th at 7 pm
Madison Winter Senior Concert

All concerts will take place in the Madison Middle School Commons.

Dec
17
Tue
2019
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

Dec
26
Thu
2019
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 26 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Dec
27
Fri
2019
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 27 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Dec
28
Sat
2019
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 28 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Dec
29
Sun
2019
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 29 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Dec
30
Mon
2019
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 30 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Dec
31
Tue
2019
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Dec 31 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Jan
1
Wed
2020
Hair Product Sale @ VAIN
Jan 1 all-day

Hair product sale. All hair products 15% off OR buy 2 get one free.

Jan
13
Mon
2020
Tilden School Open House for Prospective Parents
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

At Tilden School (WSB sponsor):

Saturday, November 2, 10 am to noon

Monday, January 13, 6:30 to 8 pm

We invite interested families to our first open house of the school year; tour the classrooms, and chat with the teachers and specialists who make Tilden extraordinary.

Location: Tilden School

4105 California Ave SW

On the corner of California and Dakota, we are located in (but not affiliated with) the First Lutheran Church of West Seattle – their back door is our front door!

Enter on west side of building, across from the south end of the parking lot.

tildenschool.org

Jan
14
Tue
2020
Preschool Open House @ Hope Lutheran School
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Make sure to add the Preschool Open House to your calendar!

Most preschools begin to register students for the coming fall at this time, so it’s never too early to do your research. Bring your child(ren) and watch them explore and play in the fun environment that will become like a second home to them. Teachers will be on hand to answer questions and talk about our play-based approach to learning and building a strong foundation for your little one to grow.

Refreshments will be provided. Please call the school office at 935-8500 or emailadmissions@hopeseattle.org for more information. Check out our latest video about Hope School!

Jan
21
Tue
2020
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

Mar
17
Tue
2020
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

Apr
21
Tue
2020
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

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.

May
19
Tue
2020
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

Jun
9
Tue
2020
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)