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Second to pickles, I like olives. It’s rare you get “local” olives, around these parts, but Rina over on 40th and Eastern gets us pretty close. She’ll be selling her home-cured olives, in the Israeli-style, from her home to raise money for Women for Women International: As an Israeli, I am used to having olives […]
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...Dec. 20; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 21; 3 p.m. Dec. 23, Waterways Cruises, 2441 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; $36.95-$62.95 (206-223-2060 or /waterwayscruises.com/holiday-cruises-festive...This article has 32 other Seattle locations (Show)
...21-23; zoo open 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.95-$14.95 (206-548-2500 or zoo.org...
FRI Neighborhood vendors, live music, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Occidental Square, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle (downtownseattle.org/holidays).
FRI-SUN Native American arts and crafts market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle (206-431-1582 or facebook.com/events/1450432641671440/).
SAT Vintage holiday decorations, furniture, linens, fabric, housewares, jewelry, 35 vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle; $3 (averyvintagemarket.com).
SAT Music, dance, local handmade arts and crafts vendors, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, John C. Little Sr. Park, 6961 37th Ave. S., Seattle (parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).
SAT Art sale and raffles, all ages art lab, food trucks, 2-8 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; free/VIP admission 1-2 p.m. $20 (southparkarts.org/).
SUN Eat, drink, shop local and handmade by 25 artists, live music, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, The Tractor, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (facebook.com/events/1538015719596853/).
SUN Food truck festival, food and craft vendors, holiday themed activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Fremont Sunday Market, North 34th Street and Evanston Avenue North, Seattle (facebook.com/events/1953770621615268/).
FRI The Salvation Army and KOMO raise money and collect new, unwrapped toys for families in need this holiday season Friday, KOMO Plaza, 140 Fourth Ave. N., Seattle (866-944-3838 or komonews.com/station/donate-to-the-komo-toy-drive).
SUN Bowling, silent auction, holiday shop, cocktails, benefits local pets in need of emergency veterinary care; 3 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $10-$25 (frankiesfriends.org/washington).
FRI Dance lesson, 7:15 p.m.; dance to Cajun, swing, zydeco, holiday music; bar available, 8 p.m. Friday, Fraternal Order of Eagles #1, 8201 Lake City Way N.E., Seattle; $10 (gatorboyproductions.com/).
SAT Dance to the salsa and Latin jazz of Mamba Cadillac, 3 p.m. Saturday, Artspace Hiawatha, 843 Hiawatha Place S., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-861-2500 or MyWorldDance.com).
SAT Dance with music by the Buckaroosters, singles and couples, all ages welcome, 7 p.m. Saturday, Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 N.W. 57th St., Seattle; $15 (206-781-1238 or nwdance.net).
DEC. 21 Restaurant fifth anniversary celebration with five special pasta dishes, $20/plate, $12/tasting portion, $50/five tasting portions, 5 p.m. Dec. 21, Agrodolce, 709 N 35th St, Seattle; reservations recommended (206-547-9707 or agrodolcerestaurant.net).
FRI All ages event, preregister kids to get a toy, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Garfield Community Center, 2323 E. Cherry St., Seattle (206-684-4788 or parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).
FRI Arts and crafts projects, holiday pictures, treats, for all ages, 6 p.m. Friday, International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle; $2/per child (206-233-0042 or parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).
SAT Treats, games, cookie decorating, for all ages, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E., Seattle (206-684-4753 or parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).
SAT Holiday activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Yesler Terrace Community Center, 917 Yesler Way, Seattle (parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).
SAT Empathy theme to brighten the world, celebrate humanity’s accomplishments, reflect on our past, and consider the future with food, light, song, and camaraderie, 4-9 p.m. Saturday, University Christian Church, 4731 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle (facebook.com/events/294609727722923/).
SAT Pancakes, sausage, visit from Santa, 10 a.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $15 by reservation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
SAT Tour four decorated 19th Century buildings and homes with historically costumed docents, seasonal music, holiday treats, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Old Consulate Inn, 313 Walker Street, Port Townsend; $15, reservations recommended (op-s.net/yule).
THRU DEC. 26 Teddy bear wonderland, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St., Seattle; free, donations for Seattle Children’s Hospital suggested (fairmont.com/seattle/activities-services/events-calendar/).
ONGOING Holiday lights, decorations, a Seattle tradition since 1949, 4-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 4-9:30 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays through Dec. 31; Winter Solstice pedestrian night, Nov. 21; Northeast Park Road and Ravenna Boulevard, Seattle; food bank donations welcome.
...through Jan. 15; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $13.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai...
...of Horror Film,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$33 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...
...5 p.m. Wednesdays thru Sundays, until 7 p.m. Thursdays, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; $5-$7 (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org...
FRI Decorate gingerbread house, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. N.W., Seattle; $5 (206-684-4093 or parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).
SUN A Puerto Rican cultural celebration with singers, dancers, music, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle (parkways.seattle.gov/2017/12/04/2017-holiday-events/).
FRI-SUN Based the classic 1946 Frank Capra film, as a live 1940s radio broadcast, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $18-$20 (206-937-1394 or twelfthnightproductions.org).
...p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays through Feb., Douglass-Truth Branch Library, 2300 E. Yesler Way, Seattle (206-684-4704 or spl.org/locations/douglass-truth-branch...
MON Presentation and discussion to increase understanding and move us toward more tolerant attitudes and positive communication; 2 p.m. Monday, The Brig Studio at Magnuson Park, 6344 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; free (206-525-6378 or nestseattle.org/news-events/).
TUE Industry Panel for all ages, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 4272 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-414-8325 or abbeyarts.me).
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I have just learned of an exciting new Wallingford organization.-Historic Wallingford!!!! A group of very enthusiastic Wallingford residents have developed this organization, had it incorporated as a non-profit entity in May 2017 and will orchestrate its official launch in January. Why Historic Wallingford? In years past, local architects and historians led walks and tours in […]
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If you walk down Interlake Avenue, just north of 36th Street, there’s a good chance you’ll see a hive of bright green, two-wheeled activity. That’s because the bicycle share company, LimeBike, has made this Wallingford warehouse its operational hub in Seattle. I recently spoke to Gabriel Scheer, who is in charge of LimeBike’s strategic development […]
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From the press release: Lion, Witch, Wardrobe Directed by Michael Schwartz Stone Soup’s Fall Youth Conservatory presents Lion, Witch, Wardrobe. During WWII, four children were sent to live with another family member. It was there little Lucy discovered the magic of the wardrobe. She brought her brothers and sister along into this wonderful world of […]
Morning cruise in the fog on Lake Union.
Gift-giving holidays are right around the corner, so you’re probably wondering what all to get your loved ones, your friends and those you feel socially obligated to. Fortunately, there are a number of opportunities to “shop local” here in Wallingford: The Alliance Française de Seattle hosts Seattle’s only French-inspired Christmas market each year. Since 2010, […]
You can never start planning early enough for that special time when your first child is about to enter Kindergarten. Two years before my son was due to start Kindergarten, I toured four schools. It was helpful to find out early what my options were and to spend a year observing my kid and solidifying in […]
This past Tuesday, I attended the Nickelsville community meeting held at the UW Fisheries building down on Boat St. There were about 40 people in attendance, and the mood was mostly positive. For those of you just joining us, the Ballard Nickelsville sanctioned homeless encampment is scheduled to move to Wallingford shortly, down by Ivar’s […]
Seattle Pops owner Megan writes: I wanted to let you know that we are selling Christmas trees on our patio this month and all profits are going towards our Adopt-A-Family this season. We have a variety of sizes starting at 3ft and going up to 7ft. All trees are Premium Noble Firs! Thanks and Happy […]
In past years, various local artists, churches, and other groups have had sales around the holidays where folks can buy locally made, original gifts. We’re planning to post a round-up of these in the next week or two, so if you’re planning one, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can include it.
I have always loved a good pickle. When I was five, my brothers and I got “Tucker’s Cukes” t-shirts, with a cheerful regiment of happy pickles marching into the future, and I swear I wore that shirt until the wind blew the tattered shreds off my bony frame. When I travel, other people pick up […]
$$$ Oyster Bar, Seafood, Small Plates 2501 N Northlake WayThis article has 9 other Seattle locations (Show)
$$$ Small Plates 1531 Melrose Ave
$$$$ American/New American 2411 Alaskan Way
$$ Mexican 1000 E Pike St
$$ American/New American 3621 Stone Way N
$$$ Italian 411 First Ave S
$$ Italian 409 First Ave S
$$$ American/New American 99 Union St
$$$$ American/New American, Continental 2576 Aurora Ave N
$$ French 5307 Ballard Ave NW
Get yourself some culture, without even getting in a car. On Sunday, December 3 at 10:30am, enjoy a performance of Taproot Theatre’s Silent Night by Daniel Stoltenberg at the Wallingford Presbyterian Church (1414 Ashworth Ave N): A pair of strangers find themselves trapped with an angel, caught between time and continents. While not happy to find them in […]
An anonymous contributor wrote: Hi just thought your readers might want to know animal control officers are actively ticketing for off leash violations at Wallingford Park today, and say they are going to step up their presence there due to complaints about off-leash dogs. Said anonymous contributor contributed said anonymous tip earlier this week, so […]
SUN Part of parade of decorated boats on Lake Union and Lake Washington, holiday buffet, beverages available; 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Waterways Cruises, 2441 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; $36.95-$62.95 (206-223-2060 or /waterwayscruises.com/holiday-cruises-festive).This article has 24 other Seattle locations (Show)
FRI-SUN Artist vendors with art, native crafts, regalia, jewelry, clothing, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle (206-431-1582 or duwamishtribe.org/events.html).
SAT Art, crafts, quilts, vendors, baked goods, food concession, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Alki Masonic Hall, 4736 40th Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-650-5491).
...2-$6 items at 30 neighborhood restaurants, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Hing Hay Park, 409 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle (ethnicseattle.com...
SAT Vendors from Seattle Made selling a variety of holiday gifts, wearables, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Broadway Market, 401 Broadway Ave. E., Seattle (facebook.com/events/176289476294846/).
SAT Meeker Mansion decorated for Christmas, craft vendors throughout rooms, hot cider, cookies, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $6 admission benefits mansion restoration, $1 discount with food bank donation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).
SAT-SUN See and buy crystals, stones, gems, jewelry, noon-7 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, East West Bookshop, 6407 12th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-523-3726 or eastwestbookshop.com).
SAT-SUN Craft market features comic book and pop culture inspired apparel, toys, jewelry, art, free make-and-take craft activity for kids, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 6310 N.E. 74th St., Seattle (facebook.com/events/1993251130905095/).
SUN Shop for unique gifts, learn about upcoming NAAM events; 20% off purchase with donation of two cans of food, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org/events/).
PLAN AHEAD Nature-inspired gifts, fresh greens, crafts, botanical decorations; proceeds benefit the Arboretum, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle (206-325-4510 or arboretumfoundation.org/).
PLAN AHEAD 37th annual fair, arts and crafts by 115 vendors, entertainment, food vendors; supports PNA’s programs for kids, seniors and community; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2, Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org).
FRI Walk 2.4 mile paved trail around the park, all proceeds benefit Rainier Valley Food Bank, noon Friday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $35 (walkofgratitude.org).
TUE Taste Champagne, sparkling wines, learn about styles, 6 p.m. Tuesday, South Seattle College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $75 (206-934-5339 or southseattle.edu/).
...8:30 p.m. Friday-Dec. 23 and Dec. 26-Jan. 1; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $7.95-$11.95 (zoo.org/wildlights...
...light holiday tree and lights throughout the Market, 5 p.m. Saturday, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (pikeplacemarket.org/events/magic-in-the-market-holiday-celebration...
...craft activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; MOHAI admission $13.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free, $2 off admission...
SAT Holiday entertainment for all ages, snacks, Santa visits, 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Bergen Place Park, 5420 22nd Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-9705 or visitballard.com/events/ballard-holidayfest/).
DEC. 1 Celebrate Freeway Park illuminations with hot chocolate, bonfire, Dickens Carolers, 4:30 p.m., parade to Figgy Pudding event at Westlake Park at 6 p.m. Dec. 1; Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle (freewayparkassociation.org).
DEC. 1-3 26th annual exhibit of hundreds of Nativities from 100 countries and territories around the world, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 3, Messiah Lutheran Church, 7050 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-0024).
ONGOING Teddy bear wonderland, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily Nov. 23-Dec. 26, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St., Seattle; free, donations for Seattle Children’s Hospital suggested (fairmont.com/seattle/activities-services/events-calendar/).
ONGOING See Santa’s reindeer Dasher and Blitzen, model train village, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., “Meet the Reindeer” sessions with photo ops, 10 a.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).
...guest Janie Hendrix, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$28 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...
WED Retired NASA Antarctic glaciologist Dr. Robert Bindschadler explains why we need to reduce carbon emissions with “Taming Bigfoot Seattle” fun and educational event, 7 p.m. Wednesday, El Centro De La Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle (tamingbigfootseattle.org).
PLAN AHEAD Explore six historic and contemporary homes via shuttle service, craft fair at community club; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; $35-$40 (mountbaker.org).
FRI Volkssport 5k or 10k walks, 10 a.m. Friday, Don Armeni Park, 1222 Harbor Ave. S.W., Seattle (ava.org/OptOutside2017.php).
If you stop by our neighborhood branch of the Seattle Public Library with any frequency, you may have noticed a new face recently. On October 9, Dawn Rutherford had her first day as Wallingford’s new Supervising Librarian, replacing her predecessor who has moved to Canada. She comes to us from the Snohomish-Island County library system […]
Micro apartment buildings throughout the Wallingford Urban Village? It’s possible under new zoning recommendations recently released by the City. Even though Mayor Ed Murray has left office, his Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda or HALA lives on. The HALA upzones (known as Mandatory Housing Affordability or MHA) are being championed by our own District four […]
The City is collecting feedback on a proposal to add additional Restricted Parking Zones (RPZ’s), or areas that would require a special zone sticker to park at certain times of the day. From the SDOT website RPZ page: SDOT recently completed a parking study of residential streets in Wallingford to determine the occupancy in the […]
Our friends at Floating Bridge Brewing have come up with yet another way to allow you to drink their excellent brews while helping a good cause. Floating Bridge has teamed up with La Isla Puerto Rican restaurant in Ballard to raise money to assist victims of the recent hurricanes on the island. From Dawn: Many […]
Businesses are forever opening and closing in our neighborhood, so from time to time, we like to do a round up of the new entries. The three below which recently opened their doors promise to make us more beautiful than ever! Tangerine If you’ve lived in the neighborhood for any length of time, you have […]
Eva at the Wallingford Senior Center wants to let the community know we are invited to the Wallingford Senior Center Thanksgiving Friendship Luncheon on Friday, November 17th. Details are below: A Wallingford tradition, the Annual Thanksgiving Friendship Luncheon at Wallingford Community Senior Center brings people together to celebrate and express gratitude for our friends and […]
I chatted with George Scarola, Seattle’s Director of Homelessness, this past Friday to get some additional details about Nickelsville’s imminent move to Wallingford. First important note is that the while Nickelsville’s Ballard lease expires on November 17th, the city will be extending it until mid-December to give themselves time to raze the City Light-owned building […]
Bad Woman Yarn in Wallingford Center will be closing after a decade in business. Judd Burrow writes: Ten and a half years ago we closed the Bad Woman shop in Manzanita on the Oregon Coast. We were excited to move back to Seattle to be closer to a new granddaughter. We moved Bad Woman Yarn […]
If you’re looking for something to do this post-Election Day weekend, you might want to check out “Truth is Up For Grabs”–part of the Wayward Music Series and funded in part by 4Culture–at Good Shepherd Center on Saturday evening. Member and 2014 inductee of the Earshot Jazz Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame Amy Denio presents: […]
Whether you voted for a Moon or a Durkan, Molly Moon (no relation that we know of) is offering you a free scoop of ice cream tomorrow, Tuesday Nov 7 in honor of election day. Just come in with your ballot stub and walk out with a scoop of Blue Corn Chocolate Chip or your […]
Nickelsville Ballard, the city-sanctioned, self-managed homeless encampment presently homed on Market Street in Ballard will be decamping to Wallingford shortly. Founded in 2008 (and named as a not-tribute to then-mayor Greg Nickels), the community operates with the city’s blessing, which acknowledges that “there is insufficient supply of low-barrier shelter beds for any given night and […]
Wallingford’s poetry-only bookstore, Open Books, will offer a strong lineup of unique events and readings in November, including a reading and discussion on grief and illness and the second installment of its Sunday After SAL reading, all free to attend. On November 4, the bookstore will host a reading unlike any other ever held at […]
As promised, here is the result of my interview with mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan. Due to Jenny’s busy campaign schedule, we were unable to sit down to talk face-to-face so I sent her my questions and she provided the following responses to them. I want to thank Jenny and her campaign team for the […]
Back on October 21, we posted photos (many from readers) of some “unique and bizarre” (or perhaps “whimsical and original” as one reader preferred to term them) items to be found around the neighborhood. We challenged readers to identify the locations where the photos were taken. Scroll through the gallery below to find the answers […]
Though I would personally prefer to cross paths with Jordan and his whiskey wagon on Halloween, some parents, especially those with younger children, may prefer an easier, hassle-free trick-or-treating option to just get the job done. For those families who like to keep the holiday short and simple, but still sweet, Wallingford Center is your […]
EveryBlock collects 17 types of news in Seattle — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 2361-2397 N. Northlake Way.