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Come eat your way through the fifth annual Taste of Seattle Made, sponsored by Central Co-op! Join us for Taste of Seattle Made featuring delicious samples from 40 Seattle Made producers and a few fun “mash-up” collaborations -- think spicy sausage pasta, ice cream sandwiches, and boozy appetizers! 

Taste of Seattle Made tickets include five sample pours and mini bites from the collaborators. As always, This is a celebration of food and beverages all produced right here in Seattle! 

This is a 21+ event, hosted at AXIS venue in the historical neighborhood of Pioneer Square. 

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!

When: Sunday, October 6th, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Address: 308 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-329-1545

Take flight at the Fly 5K at the Museum of Flight! This is such a fun walk/run race for all ages! Strollers, babies and kids are welcome, too!

Participants will start and finish at the Museum of Flight and will receive a free entry to the Museum for race day, as well as a race shirt and finisher's medal. Grab your friends and head out for some healthy fun and exercise! 

When: Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 8:00 am

Address: 9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, Washington 98108

Phone: 206-764-5700
Email: info@museumofflight.org

I was discharged from the Navy in 56.
Not many jobs were available.
Bucked hay bales for about 3 days.
The skin between my fingers
had blistered from using hay hooks.
Yes I was wearing leather gloves.

My next job was working for
Charles Porter, who had an Apiary.
In late summer, we would go to
his Bee hives. Wear long sleeve shirts,
with collars and sleeves buttoned tight,
put on the hat with the screen mesh,
pull on my gloves, then to the hives,
to take the Honey by lifting out the comb
that was covered with Bees.
Puff up the Smoker, brush the Bees
off with a soft hand broom.
Didn't want to harm the Bees.
Harvest the Honey but leave some
for the Bees would have food.
Go back to the building, where
Mr. Porter had a centrifuge to extract
the Honey. Put in the combs, turn on the
steam, turn on the centrifuge and we would
have golden Honey. Fill up the 5 gallon tins,
stack them away and repeat the process
until the end of the day.
The combs were not thrown away as
the beeswax would be harvested.
I couldn't wear gloves inside, as the
Honey could be very sticky so I would
be stung 10 or more times, on the
back of my hands until they looked
like Mickey Mouse hands, fat and puffy.
I would finish up, change my clothes
then go to the bus garage to drive
the afternoon bus, #16 and head to
the grade school, and high school.
You did what could to bring in money.
I would also have some sweet Honey.
Great times to remember most of all
especially when we are heading towards
the beautiful Fall.

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