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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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Tell Us Your Story: Portland Store Guestbook

Longtime Filson customers love to tell stories about where their Filson garments and bags have been and we never grow tired of hearing them. Now we want to write them down. Please join us at Filson to tell the story of your favorite Filson product. Bring it in, tell the story, and our store photographer, Taylor Painter, will take your photo and we’ll share it next to your testimonial in the Portland guestbook

Portland Store

Jul 22, 2017

12:00-4:00pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Waterfowl Calls with Flyaway Customs

Join Flyway Customs for an in-store waterfowl call demonstration. Drop by anytime during from Noon to 6pm to talk with experts from Flyway Customs and browse their selection of duck and goose calls.

Minneapolis Store

Jul 22, 2017

12:00-4:00pm

228 Washington Avenue N, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Greenpoint Fish Filleting Demo

Join Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co. for a fish filleting demonstration at Filson New York. One of their experts will walk you through the cuts and techniques for various types of fish. Attendance is free with RSVP.

New York Store

Jul 26, 2017

6:00-8:00pm

40 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

Filson Summer Music Series: Marmoset presents Bryan John Appleby & Tomo Nakayama

Come to Filson Flagship and catch a night of live, unplugged music. On each of the last three Thursday nights of July, Filson will host two local acts. There will be giveaways and free refreshments, plus the opportunity to get yourself a limited-edition custom guitar strap made by the Filson Restoration Department. Admission is free with RSVP. Lineup curated by Marmoset Music, a company that meticulously curates rare, vintage and emerging artists, bands and record labels for music licensing.

Bryan John Appleby 
A Seattle singer-songwriter who creates dreamy, dramatic records, then strips the music to its core at shows, emphasizing a deftness for lyricism and buoyant, pensive melodies, all distinctly his own. 

Tomo Nakayama
A Seattle singer/songwriter whose work both as a solo artist and frontman in chamber folk band Grand Hallway have been praised by NPR, NYTimes, and KEXP. His latest album "Pieces of Sky" is out this September.

RSVP HERE

Seattle Flagship Store

Jul 27, 2017

6:00-8:30pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Pink Salmon 101 with Spey Casting Champion Tim Arsenault

Join us at Filson for Pink Salmon 101, featuring six-time Canadian Spey Casting Champion Tim Arsenault for a night of all things fly fishing!

We will be going over what Pink Salmon are and why you want to get out there after them, the best spots to cast your line, and of course, what equipment and gear you will need. Bring a friend and take in the 10 years of fly fishing experience that Tim is bringing to you. Refreshments provided.

The event will run from 6pm – 8pm with the store open until 9 for any of you who want to gear up or take advantage of the last days of our Summer Sale. Spots are limited so be sure to RSVP to greg.tracey@filson.com as soon as you can!

Vancouver Store

Jul 27, 2017

6:00-8:00pm

47 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B1A1

Featured Maker: Kevin Blanquies

Visual artist, musician and instrument repair specialist Kevin Blanquies, will be repairing synthesizers and guitar pedals in the Flagship store. Drop by to observe, ask questions and learn about the process.

Seattle Flagship Store

Jul 29, 2017

12:00-4:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Re-Waxing Workshop

When your Tin Cloth garments are properly waxed, they’ll protect you from brush and rain through season after season of heavy use. Join us for a hands-on tutorial on re-waxing your Tin Cloth gear by our staff.

Portland Store

Jul 29, 2017

10:00am-7:00pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Kyler Martz at CCF Ballard

Join us to celebrate the launch of the new, limited edition t-shirts with graphics designed by Kyler Martz-Seattle based illustrator and tattoo artist. Exclusive to C.C. Filson in Ballard.

Kyler will be on-site selling his work and sharing his process. For those not located in Ballard, phone orders can be made starting the morning of 8/5 at 11am, free shipping, 206-420-8413 to order.

Ballard Store

Aug 5, 2017

12:00-4:00pm

5101 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107