Saturday Locations: Columbia City
4916 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA
The Columbia City Theater was built in 1917 and is the oldest vaudeville theater in the state of Washington. Having played a major role in the Seattle Jazz boom in the 40′s, the theater played host to the likes of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Fats Waller. Later on during the 60′s the theater began hosting live events once more and is reportedly one of the first venues that the legendary Jimi Hendrix performed in.
Hosting Friday: The Big Balkan Misfit Bash
Columbia City Theater Celebration,
Appalachian Winter Evening Concert
_3515 South Alaska Street, Seattle, WA
The Rainier Valley Cultural Center is located in Southeast Seattle, near Rainier Avenue South, at 3515 South Alaska Street. We’re within 1 block of three King County Metro bus stops, and just 3 blocks from the Columbia City Link Light rail station on Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The Rainier Valley Cultural Center’s parking lot can accommodate 15 cars.
Additional parking is available on-street, and in commercial parking lots nearby on Rainier Avenue.
Hosting Friday: The Benefit Square Dance for Bike Works
_3818 South Angeline Street
Seattle WA 98118
The Columbia City Church of Hope is hosting all the Saturday workshops, so grab your gig bag and head over starting at one pm! Upstairs will be vocal workshops, downstairs will be instrument workshops. Get the entire schedule HERE.
Hosting Saturday: Workshops
* Please note:
ALL COLUMBIA CITY VENUES ARE WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF EACH OTHER
(and in walking distance on the light rail as well!)
Sunday Location: Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th AvenueSeattle, WA
Town Hall is conveniently located at Eighth Avenue and Seneca Street. Town Hall’s location offers easy access to and from the I-5 freeway. There is a large pay lot immediately adjacent to Town Hall; enter the parking lot from Seventh Avenue, Spring or Seneca Streets. The Washington State Convention Center Main Garage is located 2 blocks north of Town Hall on 8th Ave. This garage is available both daytime ($8 all day) and evenings ($4 after 5pm) with a special voucher you can get from Town Hall. Just ask a member of the Town Hall staff for a voucher while you are here attending an event and receive the discount when you leave the garage. Please note: vouchers are only available for use while attending events at Town Hall.
Hosting Sunday: Sunday Family Jam