FILSON COMMUNITY EVENTS

We build products to accompany your outdoor pursuits and offer a variety of events in our retail locations to entertain, educate, and support time spent outdoors. From rewaxing workshops to demonstrations with product experts, there are a variety of events that may suit your interests.

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Tips From A Shipwright

Meet the Maker: Louis Sauzedde
Master shipwright Louis Sauzedde, born and bred in Rhode Island, will be joining us in the Filson NYC store for a chainsaw demonstration. His burgeoning YouTube video series, Tips from a Shipwright, highlights techniques on boat building and repair. If you have a chain that needs sharpening, bring it by. Come to the shop and see a master at his craft – perhaps you’ll leave with a few tips of your own. Refreshments will be served.

New York Store

Sep 23, 2017

12:00-3:00pm

40 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

Toronto Grand Opening

Join us to celebrate the grand opening our new Toronto store.

Featuring:
Live music by The Barrel Boys
Beer by Ace Hill
Wine from D’Ont Poke the Bear
Food from Home of the Brave
Dessert from Bang Bang Ice Cream
Wildfowl sculpture by local artist Pat Godin 
Custom embroidery by Peace & Cotton (with purchase of select items).

Toronto Store

Sep 28, 2017

7:00-9:00pm

694 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, M6J1E7

C.C. Filson's 2017 Sportsman's Expo

Come to Filson for an all-day Sportsman’s Expo featuring experts in hunting, fishing and outdoor gear. Guests and activities include:

Danner & Filson Grouse Boot Launch
Danner will be on hand to introduce the new Grouse Boot

Fly Fishing Pro Tips

Emerald Water Anglers will be putting on fly-casting clinics (11 AM / 12:30 PM / 2 PM / 3:30 PM) and fly-tying demos.

Complimentary Knife Sharpening 

Bring your hunting/outdoor knife and Seattle Edge will sharpen it for free. First come, first serve. Subject to time and availability.

How to Filet a Fish 

Demonstrations by City Fish Co. at 1 PM and 2 PM.

Bacon & Jerky Sampling

The Jerky Gal will serve up elk, venison, salmon and buffalo jerky and Animal Bacon will bring the lamb and buffalo bacon.

Learn Hunting Skills

Awaken your primal nature and learn hunting and foraging skills with the Human Nature Hunting School.

Gun Storage Demo

See TruckVault/ShotLock’s line of home and vehicle gun storage solutions. 

Complimentary pie and Woods Coffee served 10 AM – 1 PM

Seattle Flagship Store

Sep 30, 2017

10:00am-6:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

FRD in Detroit

The Filson Restoration Department will be at the Canfield Street store with our limited run of FRD gear. The FRD disassembles bags at the end of their natural lives and turns them into one-of-a-kind goods at our factory in Seattle. 

Come by for a whiskey tasting courtesy of Two James and pick up your own one-of-kind FRD bag. We'll be in Detroit through October 15th or until supplies run out.

Detroit Store

Sep 30, 2017

2:00-6:00pm

441 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201

Adventure Series: Jamie Berry

In partnership with Wolfsong Media, Filson hosts a 4 part speaker series. These four adventurers have traversed tens of thousands of miles combined of treacherous, wild and war-torn earth by foot, horse, bike, boat and helicopter. Each will tell their story.

Jamie Berry
Filmmaker

To the Ends of the Earth: Filming & Surviving in the Wild

Jamie Berry makes films in some of the world’s toughest environments: South Sudan and the Congo, Mt. Everest, Antarctica, and the favelas of Rio. Drawing from his vast filmmaking experience, Jamie will tell you how to shoot and survive in the wild and talk about his epic projects like documenting Levison Wood’s nine-month journey along the Nile and Levison’s Himalayan expedition from 

Free beer. Space is limited so please RSVP in advance.

London Store

Oct 5, 2017

7:00-8:30pm

9 Newburgh St, Soho, London W1F 7RS

Seattle: Filson Dog Happy Hour

Bring your dog (or dogs) to Filson for hot cider, fresh coffee provided by Fundamental Coffee Company and free dog treats courtesy of Smart Cookie. Get a complimentary photo of your dog, too. 

20% of sales during the event will benefit Conservation Canine.

Seattle Flagship Store

Oct 14, 2017

10:00am-2:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Portland: Filson Bird Dog Q & A

Bring your dog (or dogs) to Filson for an evening of refreshments and free dog treats courtesy of Smart Cookie. Adrienne Hardin, the owner of Rogue Retrievers will be on site leading a Q&A about her training process for water fowl and upland bird hunting dogs. Get a complimentary photo of your dog, too. 

20% of this evening’s sales will benefit Fences for Fido, an organization that provides fences and insulated homes for dogs who are otherwise chained or live in small enclosures.

Portland Store

Oct 14, 2017

3:00-6:00pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

San Francisco: Filson Dog Happy Hour

Bring your dog (or dogs) to Filson for an evening of complimentary drinks and free dog treats courtesy of Smart Cookie. Get a complimentary photo of your dog, too. 

San Francisco Store

Oct 14, 2017

3:00-6:00pm

722 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111

Austin: Filson Dog Happy Hour

Bring your dog (or dogs) to Filson for an evening of complimentary drinks and free dog treats courtesy of Smart Cookie. Get a complimentary photo of your dog, too. 

20% of this evening’s sales will benefit Addicus’ Legacy Dog Rescue.

Austin Store

Oct 14, 2017

5:00-8:00pm

11700 Domain Blvd, Domain Nortside, Austin, TX 78758

New York: Filson Dog Happy Hour

Bring your dog (or dogs) to Filson for an evening of complimentary drinks and free dog treats courtesy of Smart Cookie. Get a complimentary portrait of your dog by photographer Brooke Jacobs.  

New York Store

Oct 14, 2017

3:00-6:00pm

40 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

Washington, D.C.: Filson Dog Happy Hour

Bring your dog (or dogs) to Filson for an evening of complimentary drinks and free dog treats courtesy of Smart Cookie. Get a complimentary photo of your dog, too. 

Washington D.C. Store

Oct 14, 2017

3:00-6:00pm

1534 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Vancouver: Filson Dog Happy Hour

Bring your dog (or dogs) to Filson for an evening of complimentary drinks and free dog treats courtesy of Smart Cookie. Get a complimentary photo of your dog, too. 

Vancouver Store

Oct 14, 2017

3:00-6:00pm

47 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B1A1

Toronto: Filson Dog Happy Hour

Bring your dog (or dogs) to Filson for an evening of complimentary drinks and free dog treats courtesy of Smart Cookie. Get a complimentary photo of your dog, too. 

Toronto Store

Oct 14, 2017

3:00-6:00pm

694 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, M6J1E7

Adventure Series: John Hudson

In partnership with Wolfsong Media, Filson hosts a 4 part speaker series. These four adventurers have traversed tens of thousands of miles combined of treacherous, wild and war-torn earth by foot, horse, bike, boat and helicopter. Each will tell their story.

John Hudson
UK Military's Chief Survival Instructor

Fit for Purpose: Clothing and Kit for Surviving the Earth’s Extremes
This event may save your life. John Hudson is the UK military’s chief survival instructor, so he knows how to get out of a jam and handle life-threatening situations. He’ll share with us his expertise in technical outfitting for extreme environments. John will talk about aircrews in the Arctic Sea and their methods of layering up with wool and waterproofed cotton shell layers. 


Free beer. Space is limited so please RSVP in advance.

London Store

Oct 19, 2017

7:00-8:30pm

9 Newburgh St, Soho, London W1F 7RS

Lie-Nielson Hand Tool Event

Guest Demonstrators from Lie-Nielsen will showcase their work, answer questions and offer their full line of hand tools for purchase for two full days at Filson Flagship. No RSVP required. 

Seattle Flagship Store

Oct 20, 2017

10am-6pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Lie-Nielson Hand Tool Event

Guest Demonstrators from Lie-Nielsen will showcase their work, answer questions and offer their full line of hand tools for purchase at Filson Flagship. No RSVP required.

Seattle Flagship Store

Oct 21, 2017

10am-5pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Lie-Nielson Hand Tool Event

Guest Demonstrators from Lie-Nielsen will showcase their work, answer questions and offer their full line of hand tools for purchase for two full days at Filson Austin. No RSVP required. 

Austin Store

Nov 10, 2017

10am-6pm

11700 Domain Blvd, Domain Northside, Austin, TX 78758

Lie-Nielson Hand Tool Event

Guest Demonstrators from Lie-Nielsen will showcase their work, answer questions and offer their full line of hand tools for purchase for two full days at Filson New York. No RSVP required.

New York Store

Nov 10, 2017

10am-7pm

40 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

Lie-Nielson Hand Tool Event

Guest Demonstrators from Lie-Nielsen will showcase their work, answer questions and offer their full line of hand tools for purchase for two full days at Filson Austin. No RSVP required.

Austin Store

Nov 11, 2017

10am-5pm

11700 Domain Blvd, Domain Northside, Austin, TX 78758

Lie-Nielson Hand Tool Event

Guest Demonstrators from Lie-Nielsen will showcase their work, answer questions and offer their full line of hand tools for purchase for two full days at Filson New York. No RSVP required.

New York Store

Nov 11, 2017

10am-5pm

40 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012