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Hickory Shirt / Heritage Days @ Forks
Oct 13 all-day

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Hickory Shirt / Heritage Days

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
12:00 PM
West End Historical – Congregational Church – John Tylczak talking about his Kinsey-esk photos – why and how he did them
6:00 PM
Evening Storytime for the whole family at the Forks Library
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
7:30 AM
Pioneer Logger Award and Program – West End Business at Congregational Church
9:00 AM – Logging and Mill Tour – Forks Visitors Center –  limited space – reserve at 360-374-2531
12:00 PM
Heidi Oberfranc – Homesteading in Modern Times – Chamber Lunch – Blakeslee’s
Thursday, October 10, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Homesteading Stories/Poems/Modern Day Homesteading sharing time at the Rainforest Arts Center
7:00 PM
The General – film at the Rainforest Arts Center – refreshments – by donation
Friday, October 11, 2019
10:30 AM
Family Storytime at the Forks Library
6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Forkestra at the Rainforest Arts Center
7:30 PM
“A String of Stories about Aprons & Those Who Wore Them” by Rainforest Players at the Rainforest Arts Center
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Spinners and Knitters at the Forks Timber Museum
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Art Show in the Rainforest Arts Center Lobby
12:00 PM
Log Truck Parade on Forks Avenue ending at the Forks Timber Museum during sawing demonstrations
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Family events at the Library – check for times and ages
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sawing Demonstrations at the Forks Timber Museum with drag saws and more
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Cedar Bark Basket Weaving Beginner Class at the RAC by Quileute Tribal Elder Philip Ward – $25 – sign up – 360-640-0359
1:00 PM
Dedication of the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at the Forks Transit Center with music by the NW Navy Band
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
All ages Art at the Rainforest Arts Center
7:00 PM
Dance at the Rainforest Arts Center
Sunday, October 13, 2019
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Spinners and Knitters at the Forks Timber Museum
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Art Show in the Rainforest Arts Center Lobby
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Cedar Bark Basket Weaving Level 2 Class at the RAC by Quileute Tribal Elder Philip Ward – $25 – sign up – 360-640-0359
3:00 PM
Little Logger Contest at Forks Outfitters Pumpkin Patch

NOTE:  Schedule subject to change without notice

Other Hickory Shirt things about town:

  • Everyone wear your hickory shirts and show your support of our Logging Past and Present
  • Watch for the Hickory Shirt match up in the Forks Forum – you’ll see some familiar shirts
  • Week-long display at the Forks Library
Cedar Bark Basket Weaving Class @ Rainforest Arts Center
Oct 13 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm


Cedar Bark Basket Weaving Classes

If you have always wanted to learn to weave baskets, want to continue learning, or missed our previous classes, here’s your chance.
Class taught by Quileute Tribal Elder Phillip Ward at the Rainforest Art Center
At 35 N Forks Ave.
Beginners class
Saturday October 12th ,2019, 12:30-3:30

Level 2 basket weaving, ( if you have taken a previous class)
Sunday October 13th , 12:30-3:30
Cost is $25
Sign up early because class size is limited, call Flora 360-640-0359, or message me here to register. This is a fun class, not to be missed.

National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration @ Ki'tla Roundhouse
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm

National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

Standing For Mauna Kea

Join us at the Ki’tla Center Round House 100 La Push Road

Monday October 14, 2019

Jam starts at 12:00pm/Lunch will be served

Bring your Drums!

Forks History and More @ First Congregational Church
Oct 15 @ 11:30 am


Forks History and More

The West End Historical Society and Forks Timber Museum announce that they will combine efforts for their monthly programs.

Every third Tuesday, these historical presentations will be brought to you at the First Congregational Church,  a short board meeting Timber Museum Board meets at 11:30 a.m. and the WEHS meeting starts at noon.

November’s program will be a presentation of some of the Historical Society’s old slide photographs from the late 1800s to mid-1900s.

December’s program will feature Lonnie Archibald talking about his new book, “Let’s Go Truckin,” with a book signing to follow.

Please come join us for these lively presentations and discussions. You are welcome to bring your own items to share and we encourage questions.

The museum board meetings and historical presentations are free and open to the public

EVENING STORYTIME @ Forks Branch Library
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm


Every Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm Forks Branch Library

Evening Storytime is a chance for families to unwind together at the end of a busy day. Featuring stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skills and help foster a love of books and reading.

No storytimes  December 24 or December 31


Forks Chamber of Commerce Weekly Meeting 10-16-2019 @ Blakeslee's Bar and Grill
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Weekly Meeting


Theresa Tetreau, Clallam County Reads

“No Host” lunch featuring a weekly lunch special, soup of the day, clam chowder or order off the menu. Your choice!

Is there any such thing as a free lunch? Every Chamber member that attends a Business Meeting will have a chance to win a free lunch! The more meetings you attend, the more chances you have to win.

Meetings are open to the public.

4-H New Family Information Night @ Forks Branch Library
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

4-H New Family Information Night

Come join us at the Forks Library to learn more about     4-H, or learn how to become a volunteer.

Wednesday October 16th 5pm-6pm

Coffee with Comrades @ VFW Post 9106
Oct 17 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Coffee with Comrades

Hosted by the Forks VFW Post 9106

Any and all Veterans are welcome at the Forks VFW Thursday mornings from 0700 to about 0900. The coffee is fresh, hot, and free!

Family Storytime @ Forks Branch Library
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am


For the whole family

Fridays at 10:30am 

Forks Branch Library

September 20 through June 12 (No storytimes Dec. 27 or Jan. 3)

Family Storytime features stories, music, rhymes, and plenty of movement and fun! Activities such as talking, reading, playing, and singing all play an important role in early childhood development. After each session, parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to visit and swap information about parenting resources in the community.


PAWS to Read @ Forks Branch Library
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am

PAWS To Read

Third Friday of the month

Forks Branch Library

Reading to a dog or other animal creates a supportive and fun environment in which readers of all ages and abilities can practice their skills with confidence and joy. Research shows that the more a child reads, the more their reading skills improve. For nervous or self-conscious readers, reading to a therapy dog can be a helpful way to practice reading without feeling intimidated or judged. Dogs from Therapy Dogs International will be at the library to listen to readers of any age and level!