West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

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Archive for May, 2015

Thank you for a spectacular 2015 WSCGSD!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 10, 2015

What a day it was – and now it’s history – the first 300+-sale West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day. (341 was the final total, after a few last-minute cancellations.)

Not only was it sunny … the temp hit 80. (Not until after the official closing bell at 3 pm, but it was warm enough by then – at one of the last sales we visited, in Highland Park around 2:30 pm, we spotted someone walking by with an umbrella.) THANK YOU for a great time. Here’s something to close with: Danny McMillin made a time-lapse video of his Alki sale:

West Seattle Garage Sale 2015 from Danny McMillin on Vimeo.

Next WSCGSD is Saturday, May 14, 2016. We usually open in early April – so check back then! And enjoy some other neighborhoods’ garage-sale days in the meantime:

PhinneyWood Garage Sale Day (May 30, 2015)
Shorewood on the Sound’s Streets of Garage Sales (June 13, 2015)
Capitol Hill Garage Sale Day (August 9, 2015)

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West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2015 IS HERE!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 9, 2015

Live coverage, 9 am-3 pm – including map links and photos – is here.

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Because you’ll get thirsty on WSCGSD …

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 8, 2015

We’ve already mentioned that more than half a dozen sales promise lemonade. Here’s one more option, a Gatewood fundraiser for the earthquake-devastated people of Nepal:

Tagging onto WS Community Garage Sale Day tomorrow, kids from 5+ families in our neighborhood will be holding a bake sale / lemonade stand Saturday morning 9 am-noon to benefit Nepal SEEDS, a nonprofit organization working in villages in Nepal. Our friend and West Seattleite Cris Miller has been working with Nepal SEEDS for years and is on their board. They are in major fundraising mode to assist in earthquake relief and re-building in the villages they work in. Stop by for a treat and support a very worthy cause! The kids will be waving you down in the 7800 block of California Ave. SW, between Portland and Kenyon.

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Canceled sales – check your printable map

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 8, 2015

(UPDATED) As of midnight Friday night, our sale total is 341 – from the 351 original registrants. The online version of the map has been updated – but since the printable map can’t be changed, please scratch these four sales off your copy, cancellations that came in after the printable map was locked in:

#38, #42, #49, #153, #219, #247

If any other cancellations come in early Saturday (CALL, please, 206-293-6302), we’ll add them here as well as on the online map page. Thanks!

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Now just TWO days to West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day 2015!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 7, 2015

Sunshine is still in the forecast – warm, too (high in the upper 70s) – so our tradition of perfect garage-saling weather continues. If you are somehow just finding out about this, Saturday, May 9th, is the day, 9 am-3 pm, 340+ sales of all sizes all over West Seattle!

Both the online map and printable map can be found here.

Lists we’ve published:
*Nonprofit/benefit sales
*Trivia from this year’s lineup
*Unusual items
*Memorable descriptions

Later today – block sales/multi-seller sites!

Also – for sellers and for people who might want the fun of shopping AND the fun of donation – our page listing “who’s accepting leftovers/donations” is now up and running. Wide array this time – dropoff, pickup, some open Sunday and beyond.

P.S. Any last-minute cancellations will be noted on the online map, and we will mention the sale #’s here too so that if you have printed out the downloadable version, you can scratch them off. So far, only two since the downloadable version went live – the online map is updated but for the printed version, please scratch out #42 and #219.

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Only three days until WSCGSD 2015!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 6, 2015

Now it’s down to sellers getting ready, shoppers making their plan, and waiting for Saturday to get here – the forecast looks incredibly perfect, mostly sunny and mid-to-upper-70s! We now have the downloadable/printable map/guide/list of sales ready to go – it’s here (and it’s long – 21 pages). And of course you can click, browse, search the official online map here.

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UPDATE: See the map!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 2, 2015

And … it’s up. Online edition here. Printable version still in the works. Browse the 340+ sales, make notes on which ones interest you, plot your route!

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One week to WSCGSD, and the 2015 map is almost ready!

Posted by westseattlegaragesale on May 2, 2015

As promised, the 2015 West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day map will be live (here and via West Seattle Blog) by day’s end – we’re just making some final tweaks. This will be the online version, with the printable/downloadable PDF version to follow. Meantime, are you ready for the big day, just one week away? 340+ sales! Stand by for highlights!

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