22 Activities for a Memorable Saturday in West Seattle

Published January 20, 2024

Witnessing seals at Twilight on Friday near Fauntleroy was a scenic prelude to a bustling Saturday in West Seattle. The day presents a medley of community events suitable for all interests and age groups. Whether you're an early bird or a night owl, an outdoor enthusiast or a cultural aficionado, today's lineup promises something special for everyone. This guide provides a snapshot of the activities you can enjoy.

Kickstart with a Group Run

Wake up to an invigorating group run with the West Seattle Runner community, welcoming participants of all skill levels at 8 am sharp. It's free and a fantastic way to connect with fellow fitness aficionados.

Daylong Zen Retreat

Spend a tranquil day at a Zen retreat hosted by Fauntleroy UCC from 8:30 am till 5:30 pm, offering you a chance to unwind and reflect.

Community Meditation

Join a free session of community meditation at Move2Center by 8:50 am to reset your mind. Pre-registration is essential for this inner peace journey.

Satisfy Your Bagel Cravings

Pop into Peel & Press between 10 am and 1 pm for delectable bagels by Rachel's Bagels. A perfect spot to satiate those morning hunger pangs.

Garden Center Greens

Nurture your green thumb at the SSC Garden Center, open for all your plant needs from 10 am to 2 pm. Their selection, curated by students, supports the Landscape Horticulture Program.

Connect with Words

Engage in a free writing group at 10:30 am to explore your literary side. Registration is necessary to secure a spot.

Pet Spot Furry Friends

Meet loveable canines looking for homes at Mud Bay during Forgotten Dogs Rescue's meet-and-greet from 11 am until 2 pm.

Family Bonding Over Books

Enjoy family reading time at Paper Boat Booksellers starting at 11 am, perfect for fostering a love of reading in kids.

Learn Irish Dancing

Discover the joy of Irish dance with free pop-up classes for children and adults at West Seattle Health Club. Call ahead to check availability.

Explore Vietnamese Culture

Immerse yourself in traditional Vietnamese culture at the open cultural center from noon until 3 pm.

Discover Local History

Step into the past at the Log House Museum, diving into West Seattle's rich history, from noon to 4 pm.

Taste Local Wines

Sample exquisite local wines at Viscon Cellars or the Northwest Wine Academy, both welcoming guests from 1 pm to 6 pm.

High School Basketball Showdown

Cheer for the Chief Sealth International High School teams during back-to-back games against Cleveland, with the girls starting at 4:30 pm followed by the boys at 6 pm.

Intimate Music Performances

Alki Arts hosts an intimate concert featuring Levi Hilliard at 6 pm, where a $20 donation supports the artist directly.

Unplugged Melodies at Easy Street

Delight in an acoustic set by Slaughter Beach, Dog at Easy Street Records, beginning at 6:30 pm.

Coffeehouse Tunes

Experience live music by Roo Forrest & Friends at C & P Coffee, an all-ages event at 7 pm with no cover charge.

Showcase Your Talent

Seize the microphone during an all-ages open mic night at The Spot West Seattle from 7 pm to 10 pm.

Folk Music Live at The Skylark

Relish folk tunes from Wiseacre and Sheyenne Leonard at The Skylark, starting at 8 pm with a $10 cover.

Evening Beats

Dance the night away with DJ Sessions spinning tracks at Revelry Room from 9 pm onwards.

Drag Extravaganza

Attend the vibrant 9:30 pm drag show at Box Bar hosted by Jolene Granby, featuring no cover for a 21+ crowd.

Late Night Karaoke

Unleash your inner singer at Talarico's Pizzeria's karaoke night starting at 10 pm.

For those planning events suitable for community participation, consider announcing them to attract attendees, creating shared experiences and memories in West Seattle.

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