The Holidays are here, and our local businesses in The Junction are ready for the most festive season yet! They’re offering some fun events and special deals to help you get into the holiday spirit and pick the perfect gifts for your friends and family. This weekend, December 10th through December 13th, please feel free to stop by the following local businesses to see what they have going on:
Join the Junction Association and West Seattle Kiwanis at the West Seattle Farmers Market for our Community Caroling, Cocoa, and Coat Drive event this Sunday, December 13th from 10am to 2pm! Our gathering at the south end of the market will include:
- Community caroling lead by Amy Stagno Bokanev of the Endolyne’s Children’s Choir.
- Enjoy some cocoa and s ‘mores by our campfire – cozy up!
- Make a holiday gift bag with the Farmers Market.
- Bring a jacket for our coat drive and help a West Seattle family stay warm. Dig into your closet and reap the rewards of giving and helping.
- Thank you West Seattle Kiwanis for helping to host!
Twilight Gallery & Boutique will be hosting some very special Shop Late Nights each Thursday in December. This week on December 10th, they will be featuring:
STACKEDD Magazine is a Seattle-based, monthly, online publication, that publishes a print edition annually. Their mission is to provide the women of Seattle-and those who identify as such- a forum for their opinions.
Parallel Jewelry is made by Seattle jewelry artist and compulsive maker, Jeni Falldine. Her designs are guided by a reverent wonder of nature and a desire to understand the complexities of seemingly simple phenomena.
The Drift Designs is inspired by the ocean and the mountains that surround thecity, by local and global street style, and by traditional art and modern design from all over the world.
Merryweather Books will play host to half a dozen West Seattle Authors from 6–9 pm on Thursday, December 10th. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to meet and chat with some of these writers and purchase autographed copies of their books. Authors expected to be on hand for this event include Alice Kuder, Mike Hickey, Jeanette Chaplin, Karin Watson, Arleen Williams, Molly Ringle, and Therese McCormick.
- What: Book signing; Meet and greet
- When: Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, 6 pm-9 pm
- Where: Merryweather Books, 4537 California Ave SW
For more information contact Alice Kuder at , call 206-708-9800, or visit their event Facebook page here.
HomeStreet Bank will be hosting Santa this Friday, December 11th from 3-6pm at their West Seattle Branch. Come get a photo (complimentary with a donation to the West Seattle Food Bank) and enjoy live music by Pickled Okra.
CAPERS will be hosting Alizah Olivas all day Saturday and Sunday, December 12th & 13th from 10am-6pm both days. She works in fine silver, copper, and semi-precious stones to create her collection of earrings and necklaces. Alizah is a West Seattle native and has been showcasing her work at CAPERS for the last 5 years.
Windermere West Seattle will be hosting their annual Santa Paws event on Saturday, December 12th from 10am-1pm. They have a great photographer coming to take professional photos of you, family, friends and clients with your pets. Santa will be played by the wonderful Jim Jacobsen and treats for everyone (including the pets) will be provided. They look forward to seeing you there!
Hotwire Online Coffeehouse will be hosting their Deck the Walls Open House on Sunday, December 13 starting at 2pm.
“Who loves local art, easy holiday shopping, and a sparkling open house? Celebrate original art and shopping local with the annual Hotwire holiday open house. Holiday inspired food, sparkling drinks, giveaways, raffles and the crown of the event – Deck the Walls. Join Hotwire and co-host Todd D. Martin Lifestyle Designer as they present Deck the Walls, 2015. Shop local directly from the walls. All art will be priced under $50.00 and 100% of the proceeds goes directly to the artist. We’ll wrap it too, compliments of Furry Faces Foundation. Meet friends, enjoy some delish food, and support local artists! It’s all happening at the open house.”
Click! Design That Fits is hosting their collaboration with the JOIN collective. Their Holiday Pop Up will run from Nov 27th (Black Friday) – December 13th
“We’re really excited to share our next event, which is a holiday pop up featuring members of the JOIN collective. JOIN is a collective of independent design studios from the Pacific Northwest and beyond, with a sharp focus on intelligent design and thoughtful manufacturing. These curated studios join forces for events, pop-up shops, and trade shows, and we’re honored to be featuring their work at Click!.”
Here are the Studios that will be featured:
Junction Holiday Happenings
December 10th – 13th / West Seattle Junction