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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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Dirty Jobs: How Oysters Cleaned the Chesapeake Bay

Please join us at Filson Washington, D.C. for a special “Dirty Jobs” workshop highlighting the work of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. A representative from the Foundation will be on hand to discuss the organization’s work. Learn about the oyster-led rejuvenation of the Bay, enjoy free drinks and browse Filson’s new spring apparel and gear. Complimentary Bay-inspired snacks, local beers & craft cocktails. Filson is a proud supporter of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Washington D.C. Store

Feb 23, 2017

6:00-8:00pm

1534 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

A Filson Field Report: How Oysters Save The Harbor

Please join us at Filson New York to hear about how Oysters are restoring New York Harbor. Representatives from Billion Oyster Project will be in the store discussing their work. Learn about the oyster-led rejuvenation of the Harbor, enjoy free drinks and browse our new spring apparel and gear. Twenty percent of the evening’s sales will benefit the Billion Oyster Project. Drinks & Bites Provided

New York Store

Feb 23, 2017

6:00-8:00pm

40 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

Below the Surface: A Conversation With Seattle’s 21st Century Maritime Industry

Join us for a conversation with representatives from one of Seattle’s first industries: The maritime trade. KEXP’s Sharlese will host a discussion with Seattleites who work on, above, and below the water: underwater welders, shipyard workers, towboat builders and more. Participants include representatives from the Divers Institute of Technology, Pacific Fishermen Shipyard and Western Towboat Co. Drinks & Bites Provided

Seattle Flagship Store

Feb 23, 2017

6:00-8:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Below the Surface: Austin

Please join us for a conversation about working with fire below the surface of the ocean. Jacob Dow, a graduate of Seattle’s Diver’s Institute of Technology, will discuss the joys and challenges of working and welding at an underwater job site. He’ll also show a video of Filson’s recent visit to the Seattle school’s headquarters. Complimentary Drinks & Bites

Austin Store

Feb 23, 2017

6:00-8:00pm

11700 Domain Blvd, Domain Northside, Austin, TX 78758

Decoy Carving With Marty Hanson

Please join us for a special evening with world-class carver Marty Hanson. Hanson’s wooden decoys are sought after by hunters and collectors alike. He’ll be at Filson Minneapolis to take questions and demonstrate his process. Beverages and Bites Provided

Minneapolis Store

Feb 25, 2017

12:00-4:00pm

228 Washington Avenue N, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Portland: Knot Tying with Capt. John Johnson

Join Captain John “Knot Master” Johnson at Filson Portland for one of four small-group knot-tying workshops. Attendees will learn the basics of nautical knot tying and go home with their own hand-tied pot buoy key chain and 2” glass float. Space is limited. RSVP to reserve a spot.

Portland Store

Feb 25, 2017

10:00-11:45am

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Portland: Knot Tying with Capt. John Johnson

Join Captain John “Knot Master” Johnson at Filson Portland for one of four small-group knot-tying workshops. Attendees will learn the basics of nautical knot tying and go home with their own hand-tied pot buoy keychain and 2” glass float. Space is limited. RSVP to reserve a spot.

Portland Store

Feb 25, 2017

11:45am-1:30pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Portland: Knot Tying with Capt. John Johnson

Join Captain John “Knot Master” Johnson at Filson Portland for one of four small-group knot-tying workshops. Attendees will learn the basics of nautical knot tying and go home with their own hand-tied pot buoy keychain and 2” glass float. Space is limited. RSVP to reserve a spot.

Portland Store

Feb 25, 2017

1:30-3:15pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Portland: Knot Tying with Capt. John Johnson

Join Captain John “Knot Master” Johnson at Filson Portland for one of four small-group knot-tying workshops. Attendees will learn the basics of nautical knot tying and go home with their own hand-tied pot buoy keychain and 2” glass float. Space is limited. RSVP to reserve a spot.

Portland Store

Feb 25, 2017

3:15-5pm

526 NW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Filson Fishermen’s Festival

Please join us at the Filson Seattle Flagship for a celebration of Seattle’s 21st century maritime industry. Members of the industry will be in the store to tell their stories and local vendors will be offering their goods throughout the day. Participants & Vendors Include Tim Jovanovich Block Prints, Captain's Supplies, Knot Master Captain John Johnson, FisherPoets Patrick Dixon Fine Art Photography, Tlingit Artist Odin Lonning, Loki Fish Co., Taylor Shellfish, Old Ballard Liquor Company, Schooner Exact Brewing Co. and Stumptown Coffee. Local seafood and drinks provided.

Seattle Flagship Store

Mar 11, 2017

10:00am-6:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Trace Your Salmon Back to Bristol Bay

Join Alaskan photographer Carl Johnson on a visual tour through a region that hosts the world’s greatest sockeye salmon runs. Learn about a way of life that thrives on the 30 to 60 million sockeye that return to Alaska’s Bristol Bay each year, as he share images and stories from the five years he spent documenting this remarkable region, home to the nation’s largest state park, world-famous wildlife, Alaska’s largest lake, and a host of intriguing people. Carl will be available to autograph his book, Where Water is Gold: Life and Livelihood in Alaska’s Bristol Bay, published by Seattle’s own Braided River. Drinks and salmon will be served.

Seattle Flagship Store

Mar 31, 2017

6:00-8:00pm

1741 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134