Fire on the Beach

Season 2 | Episode 5 (Hilletje)

Hilletje – South African native, concert violinist, and first-time visitor to Seattle – gathers with new friends around a roaring fire on the sandy beach of Golden Gardens Park while the sun sets over the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound.

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Hilletje’s ‘First Take’ Journey

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Golden Gardens Park Build a bonfire or just relax on the beach at this Ballard park on the shores of Puget Sound. Visit Website
Pike Place Market Choose from local produce, food, crafts, and more at this massive public market established in 1907. Visit Website
Hilliard's Beer Taste freshly brewed beer and see a canning line in action at this Ballard brewery. Visit Website
Olympic Sculpture Park Walk among the massive sculptures at this free park on the edge of Elliott Bay. Visit Website
Bainbridge Island Ferry Take the half-hour journey to Bainbridge Island and explore shops and restaurants on Winslow Way. Visit Website
Ballard Visit Website
Downtown Visit Website
Waterfront Visit Website


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