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Lopez History Afloat II

An Afternoon Aboard the Mystic Sea June 28, 2014 This unique guided history tour by master story-teller and long-time Lopezian, Monte Hughes, will leave Spencer’s Landing at noon on June 28 to circumnavigate Lopez Island, returning around 4:00. We’ll hear Monte’s hilarious stories, many passed down from his grandfather and father, about early days on

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Quilt Programs

May, 2014 Exhibit: Signature Quilts as Carriers of Community & Women’s History Friday, May 9, 2014 to Sunday, May 18, 2014 Noon – 4 p.m. Lopez Island Historical Museum, Lopez Village A display of signature quilts made by the Lopez community beginning in the late-1800s. History of Signature Quilts & How to Research Them Friday,

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Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns III

July 20, 2013 Please join us at the Port Stanley School on July 20 at 7:00 pm for: Live Performances Dramatic readings from diaries & letters of Lopez Island settlers ~~~~~~~~ After-dinner delectables & desserts “Eclectic” music Historic slide show from our archives A chance to win great stuff from the LIHS Gift Shop ~~~~~~~~

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Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns II

November 4, 2012 It’s back! The July edition of LLMY was so much fun, we’ve created an afternoon of Winter Stories. Please join us at the Port Stanley School on November 4 at 3:00 pm to hear fascinating tales from the museum’s archives, enjoy special hot drinks and delectable treats, a small silent auction and

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Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns

July 21, 2012 This summer, the Historical Society is doing something we do better than anyone else…bringing history alive. We have a new format for our summer fundraiser – Lopez Legends, Myths & Yarns will be the first of a series of unique and irresistible programs. Please join us at the Port Stanley School on

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2010 History Forum

Historic Barns of San Juan County Presented by Boyd Pratt & Sandy Strehlou Thursday March 18th, 7:00pm Port Stanley School, Lopez Island WA Big Sites, Small Sites, and Settlement Patterns in San Juan County Presented by Burke Museum Director Dr. Julie Stein Thursday April 8th, 7:00pm Lopez Center, Lopez Island WA

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The Big Event: a Celebration of Lopez Island’s bounty

July 25, 2009 Fabulous food! Chef Kim Bast and her talented crew are working with Lopez farmers and fishers to gather the best seasonal local foods for a truly memorable meal. The evening begins at 6:30 with delectable finger foods and fine wines, down-home live music with Matt Hummel, Carol Noyes, Eric Hall & Lance

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2008 History Forum

Camp Community—Nor’wester Memories Presented by Bill & Marty Holm, Paul Henriksen, Donn Charnley, Richard Carter Thursday March 13th, 7:00pm Bill & Marty Holm, Paul Henricksen, Donn Charnley and Richard Carter will share Camp Nor’wester history and recollections. Who was Frank Carlton Henderson, and why did he decide to open a children’s Camp in 1935? Why

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2007 Fundraiser

July 21, 2007 Gourmet local foods dinner by chef Kim Bast featuring the finest foods grown on Lopez Island. Download: LIHS_Menu_2007-07 Program—“Exploring the Mysteries: Island Archaeology” by Laura Phillips, Archaeology Collections Manager at the Burke Museum Music by Hawk Arps & Friends A very small auction with Dick & Sharon Friel featuring ten unique, but

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