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Monday, June 29, 2015 -- 11:17 am
West Seattle 4th of July: What you need to know before you travel by state ferry
West Seattle Blog - If state-ferry travel is part of your plan for the 4th of July weekend - Washington State Ferries has just put out a quick guide with reminders and changes. One of the latter affects the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth route: On the 4th, an extra run will be added from Vashon to Fauntleroy at 11:25 pm. Read more...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 11:02 am
News you can eat: extremely promising debut for Naka, Vashon gets Mediterranean and more
Seattle Times - Will brand-new Naka be one of Seattle's best restaurants? Plus a new place to eat on Vashon, a Whole Foods price-tag sting and more. NAKA is open on Capitol Hill at 15th and Pine . Read more...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 -- 9:24 pm
sxwobabc Exhibit Wins Awards
Vashon Loop - From left: Laurie Tucker, Brandon Reynon, Rayna Holtz holding their Peace and Friendship Awards at the annual meeting of the Washington State Historical Society at the Washington State History Museum June 20, The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum's special exhibit on its indigenous people, the sxwoabc, which was displayed from June 2014 through mid-March 2015, has received three awards from state and national organizations. The exhibit, "Vashon Island's Native People: Navigating Seas of Change," told the story of a band of the Puyallup people who lived for many centuries in permanent cedar longhouses around the shores of Quartermaster Harbor. Read more...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 -- 7:00 pm
Gratefull Dead Fare Thee Well
Vashon Loop - Come join us on beautiful and funky Vashon Island, at the one and only Open Space for Arts & Community, on July 3, 4 and 5 - to celebrate, to dance, and to party one last time with the Grateful Dead. Room to dance... room to hang out... space outside to listen... space inside to watch... a friendly, easy family space - exactly what Open Space offers. Read more...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 -- 7:00 pm
Vashon Dance Academy performs Mary Poppins at VHS Theatre
Vashon Loop - Every year, Dance!Vashon brings a familiar tale to life through the beautiful art of dance. These productions feature original choreography and music and are performed by students of Vashon Dance Academy. Read more...
Sunday, June 21, 2015 -- 4:22 pm
Before there were Skis on Vashon
Vashon Loop - ... the back seat with an assortment of pans and filled them with mercury. It was the only thing I could do. The trip to Vashon was a nightmare. Mercury is very heavy and very slippery. Every bump or sharp stop caused it to slop in the pans. I laid a ... Read more...
Sunday, June 21, 2015 -- 4:22 pm
Vashon Island Garden Tour 2015
Vashon Loop - ... flower garden and local restaurant partnerships. The land, formerly owned by Tok Otsuka, played a significant role in Vashon's historic strawberry production. Sue & Scott DeNies - Madrona Meadows Find peace at Madrona Meadows, the idyllic and ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 -- 10:00 pm
Carrie The Musical
Vashon Loop - This Summer, Vashon Youth Theatre brings Carrie The Musical to Vashon Island! As a youth production, Carrie The Musical gives young island thespians a safe opportunity to explore and grapple with the real world challenges of bullying, domestic abuse and mental illness. In their place, Carrie The Musical asks the question, "What does it cost to be kind?" This version of Carrie The Musical features writing by Lawrence D. Cohen , music by Academy Award winner Michael Gore and lyrics by Academy Award winner Dean Pitchford . Read more...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 -- 10:00 pm
Carter Castle performs at the Blue Heron
Vashon Loop - Carter Castle is one of Vashon Island's most original musicians and lyricists. Inspired by our rich heritage of folk artists and blues greats, Castle's music expresses universal themes and his personal stories. Read more...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 -- 10:00 pm
Vashon Events presents: Father's Day Showcase
Vashon Loop - Join Vashon Events at the Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi on Saturday, June 20th at 8pm as we celebrate dads and their special connection to their kids. This unique showcase features fathers and their children of all ages performing together. Read more...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 -- 10:00 pm
Vashon Center for the Arts: Construction Update
Vashon Loop - ... throughout the month. Jeff Church, Brock Smith and Nels Lindgren - members of Sellen's construction team - reside on Vashon Island year-round. "This project is awesome and it's fantastic to do something in the community," says Nels Lindgren. His ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 -- 8:49 am
"Drink Local" and A Guy Named Cliff: Don't Be A Chump
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Case in Point: Our darlin' daughter, Naomi, and her fiancee, Tricia, took a little day trip out to Vashon Island last Saturday. For those not in Sea-patch, Vashon is a small, sleepy chunk of scruffy rurality that lies just across Elliott Bay and just a couple of miles south of downtown Seattle. Read more...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 -- 12:20 pm
The Allison Shirk Band
Vashon Loop - After her last sold out album release concert last January, Allison Shirk will perform once again with her band on Saturday, June 13th at 7:30pm at Vashon Allied Arts. Joining her are Island musicians Joseph Panzetta on guitar, Kevin Almeida on bass, Christopher Overstreet on keys, Paul Colwell on mandolin, Sarah Howard on backing vocals, and Wesley Peterson on drums. Read more...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 -- 12:20 pm
The Two Wheeled Wonder
Vashon Loop - ... way more fun than a stationary exercycle even at Portage!] A bike can be had for as little as $5 at Granny's Attic. [Vashon Marketplace or Vashon freecycle may have a deal for you online. The place to buy or rent a bike is now Spider's Ski and ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 -- 12:20 pm
Chainsaw Medicine
Vashon Loop - ... L Pods dropped to 77. If all four babies survive, the population will be 81 not 82. Please support the work of the Vashon Hydrophone Project (VHP): REPORT LOCAL WHALE SIGHTINGS ASAP TO 206-463-9041, as well as seal pups and sick, injured, or dead ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 -- 12:20 pm
New Emergency Alert Email Service
Vashon Loop - Voice of Vashon will launch a new email service this week, dedicated to keeping people informed, comfortable and safe. It's a major new addition to the Voice of Vashon Island Emergency Alert Service and it was created with support from partners VashonBePrepared and Vashon Island Fire and Rescue. Read more...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 -- 12:20 pm
Days of Vashon
Vashon Loop - When I was a boy of 10 or 12, my family had 5 acres at Cove and we loved every square foot of it. There was a story for every part of it. Read more...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 -- 10:36 pm
Free Range Folk Choir
Vashon Loop - Celebrate the start of summer at the FRFC Summer Concert, Sunday, June 7th, 7:00pm at the Burton Community Church. Profound music from the civil rights movement with a full band and jazz piano, as well as soul stirring songs from South Africa, Macedonia, Israel, and more, in one of the very best acoustic spaces on Vashon. Read more...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 -- 10:35 pm
Welcome to Subirdia
Vashon Loop - Vashon Audubon Society presents Dr. John Marzluff screening two short films and discussing his new book Welcome to Subirdia. The event is free and open to the public. Read more...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 -- 10:35 pm
Father-Daughter Dance
Vashon Loop - Under the Sea is this year's theme for the eighth annual Father-Daughter Dance. On Saturday, June 6, girls and their partners celebrate at the Vashon Golf & Swim Club. Read more...




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