October Art Walk

West Seattle Art Walk is happening tonight from 6-9pm. Join us in welcoming the following participating artists, merchants, and businesses as they showcase local art and culture here in West Seattle:

October Art Walk
By Deanna Baldi


The Junction

John de Mars at Basin Pacific Insurance – Seattle

Ricardo Duque at Capers

Deanna Baldi at Click! Design That Fits

Elizabeth Blanton at Cupcake Royale

Todd D. Martin at Hotwire Online Coffeehouse

Stasia Burrington at Twilight Gallery & Boutique

Wall Flowers Group Show at Wallflower Custom Framing

Nancy Rogers at Wild Rose’s Antiques

Sheila Lengle at Windermere West Seattle, Presented by Kim Tingley

Plus Rajaa Gharbi Studio and Shadowland


And More

Greg Miller at Admiral Bird Cafe

Lori Vonderhorst at Locöl Barley & Vine

The Growing Visibility of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at South Seattle Community College Gallery

Chris Schanz at Viscon Cellars

Tatyana Brown at West Seattle Wine Cellars

Plus The Building Artist Studios


Many venues will also be offering beverages and snacks and hosting special events, such as the opportunity to meet the artist(s) and hear more about the work.


October Art Walk

Thursday, October 8th / 6-9pm / Various West Seattle Locations

Click! Celebrates its 11th Anniversary

Click! Design That Fits is celebrating its 11th anniversary! In the words of our friends at Click, “That’s like, a fifth grade child. We’re almost in junior high, you guys!”.


photo credit Jared Chandler

Click! started out in a small house in the Admiral District, and has grown into its spacious location in the heart of the West Seattle Junction. This anniversary also marks Clicks! five year anniversary in their current location. In those five years, they have consistently brought a well-curated mix of products featuring equal parts function and beauty to the Junction neighborhood.


Click anniversary

Their goal has been the same throughout their 11 years of business. In the words of Frances, Click! co-founder and creative director: “We believe that everyday objects should be conscientiously made, functional, and should contribute beauty to daily life. The works we choose by select designers and artisans impress and inspire us in these ways.”‘

Click anniversary

Click! would like to invite you to their anniversary party this Saturday, October 10th, from 5-8p. As a thank you, all in-stock items will be 20% off (except for our featured artwork) during the party. They’ll have champagne and snacks, so come have a drink and raise a glass to celebrate this milestone!


Click! 11th Anniversary Party

Saturday, October 10th from 5-8pm / 4540 California Ave SW

Capers Fall Home Sale

It’s time to feather your nest for Fall! Stop by Capers now and save 15% to 40% on furniture, pillows, throws, rugs, and cookbooks during their Fall Home Sale.

 Capers Fall Home Sale

They have everything you need to cozy up your home for the fall season. The sale prices also extend to special orders, so if you’ve had your eye on a certain item (maybe a new couch or lounge chair), now is the perfect time to snag a great deal. Here’s the details of the sale:

  • All Furniture – 20%-40% off
  • Dining Chairs, Counter & Barstools – Buy 3, Get 1 Free
  • Big Rugs – 25% off
  • Pillows & Throws – 25% off
  • Cookbooks – 15% off


Capers Fall Home Sale

The sale goes through this Monday, October 5th – so get to Capers soon to take advantage of these great savings!


Capers Fall Home Sale

Now through Monday, October 5th / 4525 California Ave SW


Steel Toes Studios at Click!

Photo by Jared Chandler


Click! Design That Fits is joining in this week to celebrate all of the amazing things that Seattleites make right here, at home, for Seattle Made Week. Seattle Made Week (September 19-26th) is a city-wide celebration of all things Seattle-made. Hundreds of local producers, manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, and grocers across the city are showcasing the amazing variety of products made right here in Seattle, and telling the story of why making things in Seattle is so important.


Seattle Made Week


Join Click! today – Friday, September 25 from 6 to 9pm – for a unique opportunity to participate in this celebration. Erica Gorden, local blacksmith extraordinaire, will be bringing a collection of her forged buckles and handmade leather belts to Click! for a Seattle Made “Meet A Maker” trunk show event.

Steel toes studios


She will be showcasing a limited offering of one-of-a-kind buckles from her Scale collection, as well as new leather belt color ways. She will also be sharing her full collection of stainless steel and brass jewelry, not typically carried at Click!. More information about the event can be found here on the Click! website.


Steel Toes Studios
Erika Gorden at Steel Toes Studios


So stop by Click! today and everyday to support local designers and makers, and find something special for yourself, your home, or for a friend. They carry many Seattle-based products, and specifically carry six Seattle Made manufacturers: Alchemy Goods, Big Dipper candles, Five Ply, Sarah Loertscher, Scrappy’s Bitters, and last but not least, Steel Toe Studios.


Steel Toes Studios at Click! Design That Fits

Friday, September 25 / 6 to 9pm / 4540 California Ave SW

West Seattle Gear Grab

Announcing The First Annual West Seattle Gear Grab / Saturday Sept 19th
The Premier West Seattle Specialty Gear Shops Clearance Event*

Gear Grab

Surrounded by water and bisected by trails, West Seattle is seeing a surge in not only the population base, but in the number of independent specialty outdoor shops calling this neighborhood its home. If your thing is catching sea run cutthroats off Lincoln park, cycle commuting to get your workout in as you slog through the work week, SUPing and kayaking with resident harbor seals off Duwamish head, or heading up to ski and snowboard in the Cascades – this is an event not to miss!

Mountain to Sound Outfitters, Emerald Water Anglers, and West Seattle Cyclery are joining together on Saturday Sept 19th from 10-4 for a flea market style Gear Grab. Each shop will be clearing out their storage spaces, back shops, and selling demo gear to get ready for the upcoming winter season and keep the retail wheels rolling. The West Seattle Junction Association will be providing the site for the Gear Grab at the North end of the Parking Lot at Oregon and 42nd (across from Emerald Water Anglers). Deals will be had, and this will event will occur rain or shine.


Emerald_Water_Anglers_Gear Grab
Photo courtesy of Emerald Water Anglers


Emerald Water Anglers Manager, Reid Curry, is excited for the event and the opportunity to share his passion with customers. “We are incredibly lucky in West Seattle to be literally surrounded by year round fly fishing opportunities for a diversity of species.  Within just an hour of our shop, a fly angler can fish the saltwater of Puget Sound for salmon and sea run cutthroat one day, catch native cutthroat and rainbows in tiny mountain creeks the next, and swing a fly for steelhead on our renowned rivers thereafter…and that is only the beginning of the fly angling opportunities in our region.”

So come out and celebrate the amazing area we live in and support your local specialty shops which call The Junction and Triangle neighborhoods of West Seattle home!


West Seattle Gear Grab

Saturday, September 19 / 10 to 4pm / Parking lot at Corner of Oregon and 42nd Ave SW.

Big Band Night at the Senior Center

This Friday, September 18, the Senior Center of West Seattle is excited to feature the West Seattle Big Band for their fundraising dinner event. The band will be playing the music of Frank Sinatra, including many classics and favorites.

Big Band Night

The evening starts at 6pm with Happy Hour. The no host bar will then continue all evening.  At 6:30 dinner will be served. The menu includes Sinatra’s Italian Sausage Penne Pasta, Fresh Vegetable Ratatouille, Garlic & Parmesan Breadsticks, and Tiramisu.

Tickets are $18 for members and $25 for non-members. They can be purchase through the Senior Center online at www.sc-ws.org or by calling 206.932.4044. x 1. Tickets often sell out fast, so we recommend reserving ahead of time. Any available tickets will be $25 at the door.


Big Band Night at the Senior Center

Friday, September 18 at 6pm / 4217 SW Oregon Street

September Art Walk

West Seattle Art Walk is happening tonight from 6-9pm. Join us in welcoming the following participating artists, merchants, and businesses as they showcase local art and culture here in West Seattle:

September Art Walk
By Michelle Salazar

The Junction

Double Vision at ArtsWest

Ricardo Duque at Capers

Deanna Baldi at Click! Design That Fits

Vikram Madan at Hotwire Online Coffeehouse

Ron Hammond at RE/MAX Junction

Group Exhibits at Twilight Gallery & Boutique

Michelle Salazar at Wallflower Custom Framing

Marilyn Van Cleave Ullin at Wild Rose’s

Plus Emerald Water Anglers, Cupcake Royale, and VAIN


And More

Maria Socorro Swinford at Happy Family Health & Wellness

Stephen Rock at IT Headquarters & PC Mobile Help

Local Artists at The Building

Tatyana Brown at West Seattle Cellars

Plus Locol Barley & Vine


Many venues will also be offering beverages and snacks and hosting special events, such as the opportunity to meet the artist(s) and hear more about the work.


September Art Walk

Thursday, September 10th / 6-9pm / Various West Seattle Locations

Zucchini 500 at the West Seattle Farmers Market

Join the West Seattle Farmers Market for the Zucchini 500 this Sunday, September 13th, from 11am – 1pm!

Zucchini 500

The Neighborhood Farmers Markets’ Annual Zucchini 500 Races have been a Seattle tradition for over a decade! The 2015 races have been made possible by a generous sponsorship from Pagliacci Pizza. Each race will be accompanied by the opportunity to learn how to hand-toss pizza dough, just like they do at Pagliacci.

Kids of all ages are invited to build and decorate their own unique zucchini car, then race against the other vegetable roadsters! The event is free and open to the public. All necessary materials are provided.



Also join the West Seattle Farmers Market for Fermentation on Wheels this Sunday at the Market. Fermentation on Wheels is a traveling culinary research hub with a mission to harvest & preserve, encourage sustainability, and teach fermentation.

Tara Whitsitt, founder of Fermentation on Wheels, will be on site at the market to teach a Wild Vegetable Fermentation Workshop and Starter Culture Swap inside her converted 1986 International Harvest school bus!

This workshop is process-based and hands-on, with a focus on culinary creativity and troubleshooting guidance. Followed by a brief forum on starter cultures and tour of the bus.


Zucchini 500 at the West Seattle Farmers Market

Sunday, Sept. 13th/ 11am – 1pm / West Seattle Junction, between Oregon and Alaska on California Ave.

Educator Discounts at Pegasus Book Exchange

Are you a teacher or a tutor heading into the new school year? Do you purchase books and other printed materials to help support the learning of your students? The Pegasus Book Exchange in The Junction is a great place to find those materials.

They appreciate the hard work of our local educators and want to make it easier and more affordable for them to bring the love of reading into the classroom with their educator discounts program.


Pegasus Books Educator Discounts

The Pegasus Book Exchange offers book discounts to all teachers and tutors buying materials for educational use. They offer 50% off used books and 20% off new books! This is something they always do, but with the start of the new school year this is particularly great time to get the word out about this awesome program.

Stop in to the Pegasus Book Exchange to check out their colorful and well-stocked kids books area. They also carry an extensive selection of fiction, non fiction, reference books, and more. If you’re an educator, make sure to let them know when you check out to enjoy the teachers and tutors discount.


Pegasus Book Exchange Educator Discounts

Ongoing Promotion / 4553 California Ave SW

Capers Summer Clearance Sale

The Capers Summer Clearance Sale is now in full swing. It’s a great time to stock up on elegant and fun homewares to feather your nest. You can save between 30 to 50% off on candles, glassware, photo frames, kitchen textiles, fashion accessories, furniture, and more!

Capers Summer Clearance Sale

This is a once-a-year event, so don’t miss out on these great deals. Capers carefully curates their unique selection to offer their customers stylish, quality goods for the home. Stop in to peruse their wares and add some personality to your space that will last for years to come.

Capers Summer Clearance Sale

Capers is also offering an amazing deal right now on their popular French bistro sets. You may have seen these lovely chairs debuting at the newly expanded West Seattle Farmers Market. Recently the West Seattle Junction Association invested in a set of these chairs to provide additional seating for the Sunday market attendees. Capers is offering the same high quality sets to their customers, now at a fraction of the full retail cost. You can save 40% off on a set for your home, but make sure to stop in to Capers soon to have the best selection of colors and styles to choose from.


Capers Summer Clearance Sale

Going on now / 4525 California Ave SW