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Events

Oct
8
Tue
Hickory Shirt Heritage Days
Oct 8 all-day

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 Visitor 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 noticeOther 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
EVENING STORYTIME @ Forks Branch Library
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm

STORY TIME FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

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

 

Piecemakers Quilt Club @ DNR Conference Room
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm

Piecemaker Quilt Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the DNR Building. 6:30 pm

No Summer meetings and no meetings in December

For more information contact Marsha Yanish  360-327-3770

Oct
9
Wed
Hickory Shirt / Heritage Days @ Forks
Oct 9 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 Visitor 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
Forks Logging and Mill Tour @ Forks Chamber of Commerce
Oct 9 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

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Forks Logging & Mill Tour

October 9 Log Tour in recognition of our Hickory Shirt Heritage Days Celebration

Tours are limited to 12 people so reservations are recommended.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure for registration purposes.

Park at the south end of the parking lot.

Tours are free but donations are gladly accepted!

Appropriate footwear required (boots or sneakers are acceptable ~ sandals, flip flops or open-toed shoes are not).

Cameras are allowed.

Bring a jacket.

Children over 8 are welcome.

Reserve Space:

Call (360)374-2531 or (800)443-6757

These tours are sponsored by the Forks Chamber of Commerce and made possible by donations from many local businesses and tour participants.

Forks Chamber of Commerce Weekly Meeting 10-09-2019 @ Blakeslee's Bar and Grill
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Weekly Meeting

Featuring

Monthly Business Meeting

and

Hickory Shirt/Heritage Days: Heidi Oberfranc “Homesteading in Modern Times”

“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.

Oct
10
Thu
Hickory Shirt / Heritage Days @ Forks
Oct 10 all-day

 

Hickory Shirt / Heritage Days

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Hickory Shirt Heritage Days Schedule 2019

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 Visitor 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 donationFriday,
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
Coffee with Comrades @ VFW Post 9106
Oct 10 @ 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!

Oct
11
Fri
Hickory Shirt / Heritage Days @ Forks
Oct 11 all-day

 

Hickory Shirt / Heritage Days

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“Stump Stories” – West End Homesteading week long activities throughout town celebrating our Hickory Shirt Heritage Days – brought to you by the West End Business and Professional Association, the Far West Art League, Rainforest Players, Forks Timber Museum, Rainforest Council for the Arts, the Forks Chamber of Commerce and many others. Please come out and support your local talent.

Hickory Shirt Heritage Days Schedule 2019

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 Visitor 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
Family Storytime @ Forks Branch Library
Oct 11 @ 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.