West Seattle Event Calendar

*NOTE: We’ve ramped the calendar back to some level of usefulness, as more events continue being planned, both online and in-person, so let us know if you have something coming up that’s open to the public!*

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/etc. to be listed here? Please send basic info 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!

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./question.

Nov
22
Mon
Brookdale Admiral Heights Festival of Trees
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm

Celebrate the season with our Festival of Trees!
November 22nd – December 9th

Celebrate the season with

BROOKDALE ADMIRAL HEIGHTS for our first-ever Festival of Trees!
All the uniquely themed trees will be on display throughout our lobby.

Festival of Trees Gala & Silent Auction
(outdoor & heated)

Trees will be auctioned off Thursday, December 9th 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

*Space is limited – please RSVP as soon as possible!

Proof of full vaccination required
All proceeds from the auction go directly to Rotary Club of West Seattle 360 for Good campaign

Admission: FREE
Or bring a food donation for the West Seattle Food Bank

To RSVP for the GALA call Tina Bendermacher at 206-512-7730 or email tmeade@brookdale.com

Nov
24
Wed
St. Nicholas Faire online auction
Nov 24 – Nov 29 all-day

Bid on great gift packages and help First Lutheran Church of West Seattle raise money for the West Seattle Food Bank. Go here to register and bid.

Nov
28
Sun
Hanukkah
Nov 28 – Dec 5 all-day

Hanukkah! See our Holiday Guide for public events.

Duwamish Longhouse Native Gift Fair and Holiday Art Market
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Shop and snack. More info here.

Holiday pet parade
Nov 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

The Kenney announces its first ever “Holly-paws Dog Parade”! Walk off your holiday meal, give your pup some exercise and bring some joy to our residents! Dog moms and dads are invited to come brighten the day of our elders and walk their well-behaved dogs around the block of The Kenney. Holiday attire for all is encouraged! Residents will be gathered in two areas to watch.

§ Date: Sunday, November 28
§ Time: 1:30-2:00PM
§ Meet on the corner of Othello and Fauntleroy, to proceed north on Fauntleroy at 1:30PM.
§ Feel free to dress your dog up in costume or holiday attire!
§ Each pooch will receive a goodie bag of homemade dog-biscuits made by our residents.
§ People-masking and physical distancing is highly recommended/strongly encouraged for the safety and enjoyment of all.
§ If your dog is social and enjoys exuberantly greeting people, please exercise great caution with our residents.

Questions, please call or email Danette Utley, Life Enrichment Director of the Kenney, 206-937-2800 or dutley@thekenney.org The Kenney is located at 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW

Dec
3
Fri
Winter Wander scavenger hunt @ various locations
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm

Winter Wander ~ A West Seattle Scavenger Hunt

5 PM Friday, Dec. 3 through 7 PM Sunday, Dec. 12.

All over West Seattle

Intended audience: West Seattle residents of all ages (and their friends)

Purpose: designed to bring friends and families together for holiday fun!

Cost: Free

Website: wondersinaliceland.com/winter-wander

Contact: Alice Kuder, winterwander2021@gmail.com

Dec
4
Sat
Rat City Studios Holiday Open Studio and Sale
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rat City Studios & (soon to be) Rain City Clay are sister studios located in White Center & West Seattle. They are vibrant, creative communities that offer everything from beginning pottery classes to mentorship programs for emerging artists, and firing services for local potters. RCS & RCC have a mission to engage and build community through clay. Explore our community by taking a class or browsing the gallery! Rat City Studios is an open creative clay studio that provides a supportive environment for makers working independently in clay and artists who seek to take the next step in their paths as potters. This welcoming studio, located in White Center, is home to founder-potter-instructor-author Deb Schwartzkopf. RCS offers monthly studio access to independent study participants, skill-building online clay workshops, and guidance for emerging artists through studio assistant positions. We support artists at many levels through shared experiential learning. Rat City Studios also hosts and participates in community events. Open Studio and Holiday Sale Information: Dates: Saturday & Sunday, December 4th & 5th, 10 am-4 pm Location: 2410 SW 106th Street More Information: ratcitystudios.com/holiday-show-and-sale

West Seattle Junction Hometown Holidays 2021 Tree Lighting & Night Market
Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come to the Holiday Night Market and Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 4th, from 3 PM to 7 PM on SW Alaska Street, where you’ll find local handmade goods from more than 40 local artisans. Get your picture with Santa too! Watch for Santa 4 PM to 7 PM in the Holiday Night Market Santa House. Make an ornament to hang on the tree to show holiday spirit the entire community can enjoy!

Enjoy a full stage show this year hosted by Elvis! There will be a whole lotta jingly shakin’ going on!

Dec
5
Sun
Rat City Studios Holiday Open Studio and Sale
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rat City Studios & (soon to be) Rain City Clay are sister studios located in White Center & West Seattle. They are vibrant, creative communities that offer everything from beginning pottery classes to mentorship programs for emerging artists, and firing services for local potters. RCS & RCC have a mission to engage and build community through clay. Explore our community by taking a class or browsing the gallery! Rat City Studios is an open creative clay studio that provides a supportive environment for makers working independently in clay and artists who seek to take the next step in their paths as potters. This welcoming studio, located in White Center, is home to founder-potter-instructor-author Deb Schwartzkopf. RCS offers monthly studio access to independent study participants, skill-building online clay workshops, and guidance for emerging artists through studio assistant positions. We support artists at many levels through shared experiential learning. Rat City Studios also hosts and participates in community events. Open Studio and Holiday Sale Information: Dates: Saturday & Sunday, December 4th & 5th, 10 am-4 pm Location: 2410 SW 106th Street More Information: ratcitystudios.com/holiday-show-and-sale

West Seattle Junction Hometown Holidays coat drive @ Farmers' Market
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

From the West Seattle Food Bank, “We will be partnering with Kiwanis Sunday, December 5th, from 10 am -2 pm at their tent at West Seattle Farmers Market in The Junction. We will collect coats, hats, and gloves to be donated to the West Seattle Food Bank’s Clothesline to help families stay warm this winter.” Cocoa for donors!

Santa at Ounces
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Santa at Ounces!
Sunday, December 5 — 1-4 pm

Santa Claus is coming to town (…or to Ounces anyway!) Bring the whole family down for FREE Santa pics (dogs too!) Pics are FREE! Just bring your phone or camera and snap as many as you like!

Covid Note: Santa is fully vaccinated; however, for everyone’s safety, we’ll be doing distanced pics (ie bench 3ft in front of Santa). We also ask that masks be worn while waiting in line for Santa. They may be removed for pics, and when you are seated at a table
.
Link to more info: https://www.ounceswestseattle.com/events/2021/12/5/santa-at-ounces

Dec
9
Thu
Clothing drive at Daystar Retirement Village
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

=10 am-11:30 am at Daystar Retirement Village (2615 SW Barton; WSB sponsor), donate clothing for the West Seattle Clothesline and get made-to-offer coffee.

Dec
11
Sat
Holiday Portraits at Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Dec 11 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

We are so excited to offer our Holiday Portrait Pop-Up with Gail Ann Photography in Room 4!

This year, we wanted to dedicate two evenings especially for our schoolhouse families. Why go anywhere else with the hustle & bustle when you can wander down the hall to the comforts of Room 4.

The days we have reserved especially for you are; Tuesday & Wednesday, December 14th & 15th, 3 pm -7 pm

If those dates don’t work for you, please consider the following days;

Saturday, Dec 11th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Sunday, Dec 12th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

And

Monday, Dec 20th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Tuesday, Dec 21st, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Make your appointment online; gail@gailannphotography.com or call 206-371-0585 or scan the QR code in the attachment.

Only $45!

You’ll be able to create your own holiday cards or make prints up to 8×10! Includes a free holiday photo ornament too!

Gail Ann will donate 20% back to the community via FCSA. A private link of your entire session will be sent within 48 hours for downloading. Sessions by appointment only sans Santa due to COVID-19 and for everyone’s well-being.

We will be collecting Food, Pet Food & a Baby Drive. Last year we raised over $250.00 and 100 pounds of food, baby supplies and pet food. Let’s do the same this year!

Please share this email with all of your friends, clients, teachers and families. It’s our gift to the community!

Heron’s Nest Holiday Market
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Holiday Beerfest at Ounces
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Holiday Beerfest
Saturday, December 11 (all day long, 2-9 pm)

Tis’ the season to drink those tasty holiday beverages (…and we ain’t talking eggnog!) Tapped up for one day only, come sample tons of holiday beer & cider! Plus, buy a flight and get entered to win a brewery swag bag!

Link to more info: ounceswestseattle.com/events/2021/12/11/holiday-beerfest

Dec
12
Sun
Holiday Portraits at Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Dec 12 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

We are so excited to offer our Holiday Portrait Pop-Up with Gail Ann Photography in Room 4!

This year, we wanted to dedicate two evenings especially for our schoolhouse families. Why go anywhere else with the hustle & bustle when you can wander down the hall to the comforts of Room 4.

The days we have reserved especially for you are; Tuesday & Wednesday, December 14th & 15th, 3 pm -7 pm

If those dates don’t work for you, please consider the following days;

Saturday, Dec 11th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Sunday, Dec 12th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

And

Monday, Dec 20th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Tuesday, Dec 21st, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Make your appointment online; gail@gailannphotography.com or call 206-371-0585 or scan the QR code in the attachment.

Only $45!

You’ll be able to create your own holiday cards or make prints up to 8×10! Includes a free holiday photo ornament too!

Gail Ann will donate 20% back to the community via FCSA. A private link of your entire session will be sent within 48 hours for downloading. Sessions by appointment only sans Santa due to COVID-19 and for everyone’s well-being.

We will be collecting Food, Pet Food & a Baby Drive. Last year we raised over $250.00 and 100 pounds of food, baby supplies and pet food. Let’s do the same this year!

Please share this email with all of your friends, clients, teachers and families. It’s our gift to the community!

Makers’ Holiday Art Market at Alki Bathhouse
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Are you ready for a HOLIDAY market?! Join us on Sunday December 12th for our Holiday Makers Art Market at the Alki Beach Bathhouse. There will be 25+ PNW makers coming to offer you the most unique holiday gifts you can find your loved ones (or maybe a treat yourself gift!).

Check out our incredible maker lineup:
⭐ Sea & Pine (@seaandpinedesigns)
⭐ Character Country (@charactercountry)
⭐ Wooly Weenie Dog (@woolyweeniedog)
⭐ Rain Shadow Jewelry (@rainshadowjewelry)
⭐ Puddles Barkery (@puddlesbarkery)
⭐ Knight Art and Color (@knight_art_color)
⭐ Aura Plants & Crystals (@auraplantscrystals)
⭐ Groovy Doodies (@groovydoodies)
⭐ Mati Made (@mati.made)
⭐ CREO Jewelry & Design (@creo.jewelry)
⭐ Nikki Barber Art (@nikkibarberart)
⭐ Hannivillecter (@hannivillecter)
⭐ White Wolf Goods (@whitewolfgoods)
⭐ Cascade Paintings (@cascadepaintings)
⭐ Sawdust and Soul (@_sawdustandsoul)
⭐ Honoré’s Skincare (@honoresskincare)
⭐ HanJi Jewelry (@hanjijewelry)
⭐ Live Long and Plant (@livelongandplant)
⭐ Shay D. Design (@shayddesign)
⭐ Jodi Estalilla (@jomiekoart)
⭐ Just Like The Moon (@justlikethemoon_)
⭐ Crystal Low Art (@crystallowart)
⭐ Andibelle Jewelry (@andibellejewelry)
⭐ Holly Ann Ceramics (@hollyannceramics)
⭐ Johnathan Knight Photography (@aquatic_sunshine)
⭐ Misty Talkish Creative (@mistytalkishcreative)
⭐ Lex & Jong (@lexandjong)

* Mask is required at all times for all vendors and attendees.
* All attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test taken in the last 72 hours at entrance.
* Dogs are welcome! Please keep them leashed at all times and clean up after them.

Dec
14
Tue
Holiday Portraits at Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

We are so excited to offer our Holiday Portrait Pop-Up with Gail Ann Photography in Room 4!

This year, we wanted to dedicate two evenings especially for our schoolhouse families. Why go anywhere else with the hustle & bustle when you can wander down the hall to the comforts of Room 4.

The days we have reserved especially for you are; Tuesday & Wednesday, December 14th & 15th, 3 pm -7 pm

If those dates don’t work for you, please consider the following days;

Saturday, Dec 11th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Sunday, Dec 12th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

And

Monday, Dec 20th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Tuesday, Dec 21st, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Make your appointment online; gail@gailannphotography.com or call 206-371-0585 or scan the QR code in the attachment.

Only $45!

You’ll be able to create your own holiday cards or make prints up to 8×10! Includes a free holiday photo ornament too!

Gail Ann will donate 20% back to the community via FCSA. A private link of your entire session will be sent within 48 hours for downloading. Sessions by appointment only sans Santa due to COVID-19 and for everyone’s well-being.

We will be collecting Food, Pet Food & a Baby Drive. Last year we raised over $250.00 and 100 pounds of food, baby supplies and pet food. Let’s do the same this year!

Please share this email with all of your friends, clients, teachers and families. It’s our gift to the community!

Dec
15
Wed
Holiday Portraits at Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Dec 15 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

We are so excited to offer our Holiday Portrait Pop-Up with Gail Ann Photography in Room 4!

This year, we wanted to dedicate two evenings especially for our schoolhouse families. Why go anywhere else with the hustle & bustle when you can wander down the hall to the comforts of Room 4.

The days we have reserved especially for you are; Tuesday & Wednesday, December 14th & 15th, 3 pm -7 pm

If those dates don’t work for you, please consider the following days;

Saturday, Dec 11th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Sunday, Dec 12th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

And

Monday, Dec 20th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Tuesday, Dec 21st, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Make your appointment online; gail@gailannphotography.com or call 206-371-0585 or scan the QR code in the attachment.

Only $45!

You’ll be able to create your own holiday cards or make prints up to 8×10! Includes a free holiday photo ornament too!

Gail Ann will donate 20% back to the community via FCSA. A private link of your entire session will be sent within 48 hours for downloading. Sessions by appointment only sans Santa due to COVID-19 and for everyone’s well-being.

We will be collecting Food, Pet Food & a Baby Drive. Last year we raised over $250.00 and 100 pounds of food, baby supplies and pet food. Let’s do the same this year!

Please share this email with all of your friends, clients, teachers and families. It’s our gift to the community!

Dec
18
Sat
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair at C&P Coffee
Dec 18 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Variety of vendors! Shop local.

Dec
20
Mon
Holiday Portraits at Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Dec 20 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

We are so excited to offer our Holiday Portrait Pop-Up with Gail Ann Photography in Room 4!

This year, we wanted to dedicate two evenings especially for our schoolhouse families. Why go anywhere else with the hustle & bustle when you can wander down the hall to the comforts of Room 4.

The days we have reserved especially for you are; Tuesday & Wednesday, December 14th & 15th, 3 pm -7 pm

If those dates don’t work for you, please consider the following days;

Saturday, Dec 11th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Sunday, Dec 12th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

And

Monday, Dec 20th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Tuesday, Dec 21st, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Make your appointment online; gail@gailannphotography.com or call 206-371-0585 or scan the QR code in the attachment.

Only $45!

You’ll be able to create your own holiday cards or make prints up to 8×10! Includes a free holiday photo ornament too!

Gail Ann will donate 20% back to the community via FCSA. A private link of your entire session will be sent within 48 hours for downloading. Sessions by appointment only sans Santa due to COVID-19 and for everyone’s well-being.

We will be collecting Food, Pet Food & a Baby Drive. Last year we raised over $250.00 and 100 pounds of food, baby supplies and pet food. Let’s do the same this year!

Please share this email with all of your friends, clients, teachers and families. It’s our gift to the community!

Dec
21
Tue
Holiday Portraits at Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Dec 21 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

We are so excited to offer our Holiday Portrait Pop-Up with Gail Ann Photography in Room 4!

This year, we wanted to dedicate two evenings especially for our schoolhouse families. Why go anywhere else with the hustle & bustle when you can wander down the hall to the comforts of Room 4.

The days we have reserved especially for you are; Tuesday & Wednesday, December 14th & 15th, 3 pm -7 pm

If those dates don’t work for you, please consider the following days;

Saturday, Dec 11th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Sunday, Dec 12th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

And

Monday, Dec 20th, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Tuesday, Dec 21st, 8:30 am – 2 pm

Make your appointment online; gail@gailannphotography.com or call 206-371-0585 or scan the QR code in the attachment.

Only $45!

You’ll be able to create your own holiday cards or make prints up to 8×10! Includes a free holiday photo ornament too!

Gail Ann will donate 20% back to the community via FCSA. A private link of your entire session will be sent within 48 hours for downloading. Sessions by appointment only sans Santa due to COVID-19 and for everyone’s well-being.

We will be collecting Food, Pet Food & a Baby Drive. Last year we raised over $250.00 and 100 pounds of food, baby supplies and pet food. Let’s do the same this year!

Please share this email with all of your friends, clients, teachers and families. It’s our gift to the community!