Walk the Block: Wa Na Wari's 2021 Fundraiser

Sat Oct 16 2021 at 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Wa Na Wari | Seattle

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This fall Wa Na Wari is taking art to the streets for our 2021 Fall Fundraising Event.
About this Event

WALK THE BLOCK

Wa Na Wari’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser

Saturday, October 16th

3pm-6pm

Tickets can be purchased here: https://bit.ly/WalkTheBlock

This fall Wa Na Wari is taking art to the streets for our 2021 Fall Fundraising Event.

We are creating our own one day art walk pop-up in the Central District and it's called “Walk the Block”. “Walk the Block” transforms homes, businesses, parks and other common spaces in our neighborhood into street viewable art installations and performance sites. Enjoy art, video installations, live music and more as you stroll the neighborhood with family and friends. All while helping to raise funds and build community with Wa Na Wari.

All participants are required to wear a mask at the event. Participants can arrive and begin the walk anytime between 3pm and 5pm. This will allow participants to stay socially distanced throughout the walk. Dress warm and wear comfortable shoes.

Participating Artists:

Barbara Earl Thomas, Sable Elyse Smith, Martine Syms, Marita Dingus, Lisa Myers Bulmash, Owour Arunga, Nia Amina Minor and friends, Kimisha Turner, Northwest Tap Connection, Zahyr Lauren, Chloe King, Black Embodiments Studio, Jazz Brown, Gary Hammon, DJ Riz, Larry Mizell Jr, Shelf LIfe Community Story Project and Vis-a-Vis Society.

Featuring Food and Drinks By:

Tarik Abdullah, Mama Sambusa Kitchen and Central Cafe.


Ticket Packages:

Walk and Art: Racing Bib and Map

$25

Enjoy the art walk with a custom racing bib and map.


Walk and Sip: 1 drink ticket

$50

This ticket includes the custom racing bib, map and 1 drink ticket (Alcoholic or Non alcoholic).


Walk and Nibble: 2 Drink and Food Tickets

$100

This ticket includes the custom racing bib, map and 2 drink and food tickets (Alcoholic or Non alcoholic).

Family Art Adventure: 4 Drinks and Food Tickets

$350.00

Bring your family or your chosen family to “Walk the Block!” This ticket includes the 4 custom racing bibs, 4 maps and 4 drink and food tickets ( Alcoholic or Nonalcoholic).

Art Explosion: Umbrella + 2Drinks + Food tickets

$350.00

This ticket includes the custom racing bib, map, 2 drink and food tickets (Alcoholic or Non-alcoholic), and an artist designed umbrella.


FAQ:

When is Walk the Block?

Saturday, October 16th from 3pm-6pm. Participants can arrive and begin the walk anytime between 3pm and 5pm.


​Where does the event start?

Wa Na Wari is located at 911 24th Ave, in the Central District. We are within walking distance of the #2, #48, #3, and #4 buses.


What is the deadline for purchasing tickets?

You can purchase tickets up to the day of. For swag tickets the deadline is September 30th.


Can I get a refund because of the weather, COVID, or my plans have changed?

We're very sorry but all registrations are final. This event will go on rain or shine. If you can no longer attend your registration can be a donation. Please contact us for a tax receipt if you can't attend.


Is Walk the Block COVID-safe?

All participants are required to wear a mask at the event. The entire event takes place outdoors. Participants can arrive and begin the walk anytime between 3pm and 5pm. This will allow everyone to stay socially distanced throughout the walk. ​


How do I get my swag (Race Bib, Map, Drink & Food Tickets, and Umbrella?)

Everyone will start the walk at Wa Na Wari, 911 24th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98122. That is where you will get your map, racing bib, drink and food tickets and other swag.


How far is the walk? What if I get tired or need to use the bathroom?

The total distance of the walk is about .8 miles. You can walk, ride a bike, or drive. Rest and bathroom spots will be located on the event map. ​


ABOUT WA NA WARI:

Sited in a fifth-generation, Black-owned home, Wa Na Wari is an immersive community art project that reclaims Black cultural space and makes a statement about the importance of Black land ownership in gentrified communities. Our mission is to create space for Black ownership, possibility, and belonging through art, historic preservation, and connection. Referred to as a "container for Black joy,” Wa Na Wari incubates and amplifies Black art and belonging while providing a safe space for organizing and movement building. By renting a house from a vulnerable Black homeowner, and giving that space back to the Black community, Wa Na Wari is an active model for how Black art and culture can combat gentrification and displacement.

Website: wanawari.org

On Facebook: www.facebook.com/wanawariseattle

On Instagram: @wanawariseattle


Wa Na Wari is located at 911 24th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122. Phone: (206) 485-7563


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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Wa Na Wari, 911 24th Avenue, Seattle, United States

Tickets

USD 25.00 to USD 350.00

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