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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Re-Waxing Workshop

Come to our hands-on workshop at Filson and bring any Filson Tin Cloth that needs re-waxing or leather gear that needs reconditioning. Show up early for free Filson patches to customize your bag or jacket. 

If you don’t have any gear that needs care and maintenance, simply come and learn the basics while enjoying complimentary whiskey.

Plano Store

Jan 18, 2018

7:00-9:00pm

7700 Windrose Avenue, Suite G150, Plano, TX 75024

500 Miles presented by Heroes & Horses

Come to Filson Flagship for a screening of the film '500 Miles' produced by Heroes & Horses, a nonprofit that utilizes expedition-style horse-pack trips to teach self-reliance, teamwork and perseverance to veterans seeking to overcome the difficulties of reentry into civilian life. Led by experienced instructors, many of whom are combat veterans and program graduates themselves, these veterans and their pack animals travel into the wilderness on epic, life-changing journeys of self-discovery. 

The 30-minute film screening will be followed by a Q&A with Micah Fink — Executive Director and Founder of Heroes & Horses.

Beer provided by Redhook Brewery
Food provided by Jack's BBQ
Raffle prizes 
Proceeds from the raffle & bar support Heroes & Horses

Seattle Flagship Store

Jan 18, 2018

6:00-8:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Re-Waxing Workshop

On the last Friday of every month, starting January 26, we invite you to come to our hands-on workshop at Filson and bring any Filson Tin Cloth that needs re-waxing or leather gear that needs reconditioning. Show up early for free Filson patches to customize your bag or jacket. 

If you don’t have any gear that needs care and maintenance, simply come and learn the basics while enjoying complimentary whiskey.

Portland Store

Jan 26, 2018

7:00-9:00pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Re-Waxing Workshop

Join us on Newburgh Street for a live demonstration on re-waxing your Filson Tin Cloth garments and bags. We’ll cover the basics of reconditioning our iconic fabric to restore its weatherproof qualities. 

Enjoy complimentary whiskey during the demonstration, and show up early for a free Filson patch to customize your bag or jacket. 

London Store

Jan 27, 2018

12:00-6:00pm

9 & 13 Newburgh St, Soho

Austin: Knife Sharpening Demo

Come and learn knife sharpening techniques from Travis of Weige Knives. He'll be on-site to teach about blade maintenance and the process and materials that go into custom knife making as well. Learn tips and skills on how to sharpen your own knives, plus learn more about the knife making courses they offer.  Local beer and soft pretzels provided.

Austin Store

Feb 10, 2018

1:00-4:00pm

11700 Domain Blvd, Domain Northside, Austin, TX 78758

New York: Fish Filleting Demo

Come to Filson and learn the basics of filleting a sockeye salmon. Greenpoint Fish & Lobster will be in-store to demonstrate the proper technique. Learn some new skills and enjoy local beer and soft pretzels.

New York Store

Feb 15, 2018

6:00-8:00pm

40 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

Detroit: Knife Sharpening Demo

Come and learn knife sharpening techniques from Detroit Knife Company. Knife maker Tom Hermans will be on-site to teach about blade maintenance and the process and materials that go into custom knife making as well. Beer and soft pretzels by Batch Brewery.

Detroit Store

Feb 17, 2018

1:00-4:00pm

441 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201

Toronto: Oyster 101

Come to Filson and learn the basics about shucking oysters, identifying different varieties and harvesting. Experts from Island Oysters will be on-site to educate and offer samples. Enjoy local beer from Ace Hill and raw oysters on the half shell.

Toronto Store

Feb 22, 2018

6:00-8:00pm

694 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, M6J1E7

Vancouver: Fish Filleting Demo

Come to Filson and learn the basics of filleting a fish. Dylan from EatWild will be in-store to demonstrate the proper technique. Learn some new skills and enjoy local beer from Postmark Brewery and soft pretzels.

Vancouver Store

Feb 22, 2018

6:00-8:00pm

47 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B1A1

Re-Waxing Workshop

On the last Friday of every month, we invite you to come to our hands-on workshop at Filson and bring any Filson Tin Cloth that needs re-waxing or leather gear that needs reconditioning. If you don’t have any gear that needs care and maintenance, simply come and learn the basics while enjoying complimentary whiskey.

Portland Store

Feb 23, 2018

7:00-9:00pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Filson Fishermen's Festival 2018

Please join us at the Filson Seattle Flagship for a celebration of Seattle’s maritime industry and fishing culture. Artists, makers and other local vendors will be offering their goods throughout the day and there will be various demonstrations including fish filleting, oyster shucking, nautical chart reading, knot tying and more. 

Participants and vendors include Tim Jovanovich Block Prints, Seattle Fish Prints, Island Net & Design, Captain's Supplies, Knot Master Captain John Johnson, Loki Fish Co., Wescott Bay Shellfish, Sea Creatures Restaurants, Malus Ginger Beer, Lighthouse Roasters coffee and more.

Seattle Flagship Store

Feb 24, 2018

10:00am-4:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

London: Knife Sharpening Demo

Hereford-based blacksmith, Joel Black, will join us in store to demonstrate the art of knife sharpening. A former chef, with 17 years of international experience, Joel retired from the kitchen to study the craft of artist blacksmithing and has gone on to create custom blades for esteemed chefs all over the world.

Learn tips and skills on how to sharpen your own knives, plus learn more about knife making courses offered by the Joel Black Knives team.

London Store

Feb 24, 2018

12:00-6:00pm

9 & 13 Newburgh St, Soho

San Francisco: Fish Filleting Demo

Come to Filson and learn the basics of filleting a fish. We'll have an expert chef in-store to demonstrate the proper technique. Learn some new skills and enjoy local beer and soft pretzels.

San Francisco Store

Feb 24, 2018

1:00-3:00pm

722 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111

Plano: Knife Sharpening Demo

Come and learn knife sharpening techniques from Travis of Weige Knives. He'll be on-site to teach about blade maintenance and the process and materials that go into custom knife making as well. Learn tips and skills on how to sharpen your own knives, plus learn more about the knife making courses they offer.  Local beer and soft pretzels provided.

Plano Store

Mar 3, 2018

1:00-4:00pm

7700 Windrose Avenue, Suite G150, Plano, TX 75024