Explore the Museum: News

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Come walk with us!

Linda Vorobik, botanist and illustrator, is hosting a wildflower walk to benefit the museum on May 7th, 2-4 p.m., at Iceberg Point. The spring wildflowers of the Coastal Prairie should be in full glory, and no one knows them better than Linda! Please RSVP to history@lopezmuseum.org to reserve your spot, as space is limited. $20

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GiveLopez 2022 is here!

Help us protect the gold under the rainbow! This year, our spring goal for the museum is to install two beautiful new doors that will be more inviting, secure, and weather tight. We want folks to know that, YES! We do have exhibits inside! We’ve heard all of you who have mentioned that our current

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Cover of the book Homewaters by David B. Williams
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Event Update – Homewaters: A Talk with Author David B. Williams

Update: Please join us on September 19th at 3 p.m. at the outdoor pavilion at LCCA for a special event with authors David B. Williams and Iris Graville. Iris will interview David about his new book, Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound. Expect an engaging conversation between two beloved Northwest writers, as they discuss

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CANCELED: Community Picnic, September 12, 12-3 p.m.

Hey folks. Due to the recent increase in cases of the Delta variant of COVID, the board has elected to cancel our Community Picnic on September 12th. Thanks for your understanding, and here’s hoping that next summer we will be able to gather again more freely.

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Botanical Walk & Sketch with Linda Vorobik

We are pleased as punch that the wildly talented and delightful Linda Ann Vorobik is teaching a Botanical Walk & Sketch class for the museum on Sunday, August 22. Deepen your experience of the visually stunning Fisherman Bay Spit Preserve with a master botanist, illustrator, and instructor. We’ll soak in some of Linda’s vast knowledge

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Cover of the book Homewaters by David B. Williams
Events

Homewaters: A Talk with Author David B. Williams

Update: Please join us on September 19th at 3 p.m. at the outdoor pavilion at LCCA for a special event with authors David B. Williams and Iris Graville. Iris will interview David about his new book, Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound. Expect an engaging conversation between two beloved Northwest writers, as they discuss

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Help Us Preserve Our Schoolhouse!
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Help Us Preserve Our Schoolhouse!

The Port Stanley Schoolhouse is an island gem. Saved and restored by the generosity and hard work of many in this community, we now count on your goodwill and love of Lopez history to help us maintain it. At times like these, the importance of preserving our history and coming together as a community are

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Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns 7

Lopez Island Historical Society presents Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns 7 – Tales from Richardson

Featuring Mary Anne Lundy Nowicki,
Mary Jennison, Connie Chandler, and Becky Smith
Emceed by Larry Cochran
Saturday, November 23rd • 7 pm
at Woodmen Hall
Bring a tale to share! • $5 Suggested donation

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Community Picnic August 11th!

Eliza Wilson’s birthday picnic, ca. 1912, at Sam Wilson’s place shortly after they arrived on Lopez The Lopez Island Historical Society board and staff would like to cordially invite you to join us for a Community Picnic on Sunday, August 11th from noon to 3 p.m. All are welcome, so bring friends, family, visitors, whomever! This

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