Holiday and non-holiday highlights for your West Seattle Sunday

Here are possibilities for your Sunday, from the WSB West Seattle Holiday Guide and year-round Event Calendar:

ARTS & CRAFTS AT C & P: Second day of C & P Coffee (WSB sponsor) Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair, 8 am-2 pm. (Added) Even if you went on Saturday – different artists/crafters today – including India Spence:

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(5612 California SW)

SANTA AT CAPERS: 9 am-noon, CAPERS in The Junction is open early for Santa photos. BYO camera; monetary donation to West Seattle Food Bank suggested. (4525 California SW)

JOEL EGGERT MEMORIAL RIDE AND COMMEMORATION CELEBRATION: Ride at 10 am from The Orient Express (2963 4th Ave. S.), celebration noon-6 pm at Slim’s Last Chance (5606 1st Ave. S.) – details are here along with Mr. Eggert’s obituary.

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT: 10 am at Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor): “Come enjoy our youth group, Sunday school scholars and any visiting children who want to wear an angel costume as they present a production of A Mary Carol by Katherine Willis Pershey. This special service promises to be full of joy and spirit and in many cases, a surprise or two.” (3940 41st SW)

P.S. That’s from the Holiday Services section of our guide. It’s not too late for your church to send us dates/times/descriptions of what’s special between now and New Year’s – – thanks!

FINAL FARMERS’ MARKET OF 2016: 10 am-2 pm, the West Seattle Farmers’ Market is open for the last time this year, since the next two Sundays are Christmas and New Year’s Days. (California SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska)

COCOA AND COAT DRIVE: 10 am-2 pm at the south end of the Farmers’ Market: “Join the Junction Association and West Seattle Kiwanis at the Farmers Market for a taste of the holidays and several activities to enjoy. Share warmth with those in need by donating a new or gently used coat. All coats donated to the West Seattle Helpline. Cocoa donated by West Seattle Christian Church.” (California/Alaska)

P.S. Santa’s House in The Junction is canceled today – Santa’s helper for the day has taken ill.

SPECIAL HOLIDAY SHOPPING HOURS: Some local independent businesses that aren’t open on Sundays most of the year WILL be open today. Two that we’ve heard from: Thunder Road Guitars (4736 California SW; WSB sponsor) is open 11 am-4 pm today; Atomic Boys (4311 SW Admiral Way) is open 11 am-5 pm today.

SOUTHWEST STORIES: As previewed here Saturday, 2 pm at Delridge Library, Sheila Brown from Camp Long will talk about its 75th anniversary as well as the park’s past and future. (5423 Delridge Way SW)

METROPOLITAN SINGERS: The Seattle Metropolitan Singers will be performing “Beautiful December,” our annual holiday concert, at 3 pm. We are singing at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church. Suggested donation is $10 per person. We are also accepting winter clothing donations to benefit LifeWire, a domestic violence advocacy agency in the Seattle area. Refreshments to follow. (3050 California SW)

FINAL PERFORMANCE: Join Twelfth Night Productions this holiday season for “Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play.” Final performance today at 3:00 pm at Kenyon Hall. Buy your ticket(s) online at this Brown Paper Tickets link or before the show at the venue box office. (7904 35th SW)

FUN PHOTOS WITH COCOA CRIS CRINGLE: Cocoa Cris Cringle returns to Easy Street Records “for another round of fun holiday photos to benefit the West Seattle Food Bank! Tell Cocoa Cris if you’ve been naughty or nice, 4 pm-9 pm. $20, or $15 with non-perishable food or toy donation, includes 3 photos sent to you and hard copy printed on the spot!” (California/Alaska)

CHORAL CONCERT: Peace Lutheran and Fauntleroy Church choirs offer a second free concert of holiday music. 4 pm at Fauntleroy Church (9140 California SW).

OPEN HOUSE: “Please join us for a Christmas Community Open House at West Side Presbyterian Church, 4-6 pm for light refreshments, festive music, and singing of Christmas carols.” (3601 California SW)

LIGHTS AND MUSIC IN SOUTH ADMIRAL: Just added to the Christmas Lights section of the Holiday Guide – more synchronized lights and music:


That’s at the same house where hundreds enjoy Skeleton Theater every Halloween season. Maia sent the photo and info: “We have synchronized our Christmas lights to music this year! The lights are programmed to a variety of different Christmas Carols and the synchronized show runs nightly from about 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The lights will still be on after 9:00 pm, but without the music and synchronized programming.” (36th SW/SW Hanford)

We’ll be spotlighting neighborhood lights nightly for the rest of pre-Christmas week – know of something special? – thanks!

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