Category Archives: Events and holidays
Although Washington State did not send troops to the Civil War (1861-1865), after the war veterans from all over the USA chose to come to the Pacific Northwest to start new lives. Cemeteries all around the Seattle area contain graves … Continue reading
Candy Cane Lane is a holiday tradition in northeast Seattle, a celebration of lights, decorations and color. Candy Cane Lane is a cluster of houses on Park Road NE just off of Ravenna Blvd NE, where residents coordinate this event … Continue reading
Autumn 2020 in Wedgwood in northeast Seattle is bright with colorful trees. The arterial 35th Ave NE is lined with flame ash trees from the center of the neighborhood at NE 85th Street, northward to where 35th Ave NE merges … Continue reading
The Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle abounds with delights of the holiday season in December 2019. Wedgwood’s walkable business district has coffee shops offering holiday goodies, great gift ideas from local shops, and opportunities for charitable giving. Check out the … Continue reading
The Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle is rich with colorful trees in the autumn season, including the drive along 35th Ave NE with its street trees. Oranges and yellows abound, set off by pumpkin decorations. Two traditional activities in October … Continue reading
August is a festival month in Seattle, with parades and outdoor events around the city. In the first weekend of August 2019, Blue Angels Navy pilots zoomed over Lake Washington on Seattle’s eastern edge, while hydroplanes roared in the water. … Continue reading
It was January 20, 1993, the day of the inauguration of incoming president Bill Clinton, and I was watching the ceremony and events of the day on TV. I lived in an apartment on the NE 77th Street side of … Continue reading
The Labor Archives of Washington will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Seattle General Strike with a series of events in coming weeks and in an exhibit on the University of Washington campus. There will be book readings, documentary … Continue reading
In December 2018 the Wedgwood neighborhood of northeast Seattle is bright with lights, holiday decorations, charitable giving and local shopping options. Wedgwood’s walkable business district features great gift ideas and opportunities to share holiday cheer through charitable donations.
Sunday, August 26, 2018 will be a day of fun, 10 AM to 3 PM, at the Wedgwood Broiler, 8230 35th Ave NE, for the Eleventh Annual Wedgwood Car Show and Cancer Fundraiser.