South Lake Union
Events Calendar

October 21 Events

October 21, 11:00 am, Museum of History and Industry

Behind the Seams: The Miracle of American Fashion

Get a peek into MOHAI’s textile collection and view treasures rarely seen. After WWII the American ready-to-wear industry boomed, churning out everything from the couture-like artistry of Norman Norrell, to the affordable simplicity of Claire McCardell, to the casual practicality of local companies like Foster-Hochberg. These intimate one-hour session, led by MOHAI’s Costume and Textile Specialist, allow viewers to discover garments in detail and hear the stories that make them special.

Cost: $10 for MOHAI members / $15 students / $25 general public; includes museum admission.

Location: MOHAI, Norcliffe Conference Room.

October 21, 2:00 pm, 400 Fairview

Seattle Makers Market Presents SLU Fall Makers Mall

Celebrate Fall with the Seattle Makers Market! Shoppers are invited to browse among dozens of local artists and handcrafters, featuring painters, jewelry designers, apparel makers, woodworkers, and more. There will be live music and hourly raffles of gift certificates and donated handcrafted goods. We welcome everyone to come celebrate the artistry of Seattle’s vibrant artist and maker community, and browse their unique and beautiful offerings. Businesses will be open. The Fall Makers Mall is a family-friendly event.

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Giving Season: Giving becomes more crucial as the days grow shorter & the NW rain freezes to flakes. This holiday season, connect with organizations in SLU to bring light & warmth to those in need. >>link to bio
Pet City: MOHAI’s new exhibit, It’s Raining Cats and Dogs, highlights Seattle’s history with four-legged friends. >>link in bio
Farestart’s Newest Digs: The Seattle institution is cooking up more goodness with three now-open concepts in SLU and an advanced apprenticeship program. >>link to bio

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