Washington at War: The Evergreen State in World War I
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in World War I

Humanities in the Harbor will continue in February with a special presentation brought to you by Humanities Washington. Humanities Washington sparks conversation and critical thinking using story as a catalyst, nurturing thoughtful and engaged communities across our state.

One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington’s homefront experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward.

Led by historian Lorraine McConaghy, the program begins with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater:” a script that is read aloud together, allowing participants to speak the history they are discovering. The script includes excerpts from newspapers, diaries, writings, speeches, and correspondence, and is based on extensive research in primary source material focused on the war’s impact on Washington—and how Washington impacted the war. The reading covers the period between the successful Prohibition referendum in 1914 through Seattle’s General Strike and President Woodrow Wilson’s visit to Washington in 1919. Learn about and discuss this dramatic period of immigration, wartime industrialization, women’s rights, social change, radical labor, epidemic disease, and worldwide turmoil.

Lorraine McConaghy is a public historian who earned her PhD from the University of Washington. At the Museum of History & Industry and Washington State History Museum, her work as historian and curator has dealt with Washington at war during the Treaty War of 1855-1856, the Civil War, World War I, and World War II. She has participated in working groups concerning the opportunities of commemoration, and presented lectures and workshops on readers’ theater programs at National Council on Public History, American Association for State and Local History, and the Washington Museum Association. In 2009, her readers’ theater script, Speaking Out, won the national performance award from the Oral History Association. In 2015, AASLH honored her Voices of the Civil War with a national award of merit. McConaghy’s work has been honored by the Washington State Historical Society’s Robert Gray Medal, the annual award of the Pacific Northwest Historians Guild, and the Humanities Washington Award.

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Humanities in the Harbor is held at Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. Admission is FREE thanks to Humanities Washington!

Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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Gangspil: Danish Traditional Music
Mar
1
6:30 PM18:30

Gangspil: Danish Traditional Music

$25 Admission / $20 for Members

Bar opens at 6:30 p.m. // Music from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The lively trio of Sonnich Lydom (accordion, harmonica), Kristian Bugge (fiddle) and Viðar Skrede (guitar) will guarantee you an entertaining journey through the traditions of Danish folk music. They perform old dance tunes and songs from every corner of their Scandinavian home country: From the rural islands of Læsø to metropolitan Copenhagen, including a few of their own compositions. Expect everything from wild polkas and jigs to lyrical waltzes, fiery reels and happy hopsas, plus the exotic Sønderhoning dance tunes from the famous Island of Fanø, and long forgotten songs from all over the country. An unforgettable live experience spiced up with humor and stories from their many years on the road.

Gangspil's: Danish Traditional Music will be held at Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. Admission is $20 for Harbor History Museum members and $25 for Non-Members. Tickets can be purchased online on the Museum's Buy Tickets page or by calling 253-858-6722; tickets may also be purchased at the Museum front desk. 

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Sonnich (accordion, harmonica, vocal) is a master of Irish, French--Canadian, and especially Danish traditional tunes. During the last 25 years he's been leading the revival for diatonic accordion and harmonica in the Danish folk music. Sonnich holds a special place in his heart for the music from the Western Island of Fanø, where his family is deeply rooted. He is best known for his work with the ULC trio and later quintet (adding jazz pianist Peter Rosendal and bassist Mads Vinding). ULC recieved the Danish Music Award (Danish "Grammy") in the category "Folk Album of the year" in 2001 and 2004.

Kristian (fiddle) has specialized in the strong Danish folk music traditions. He is very active on the Danish and Scandinavian folk music scene as well as in the rest of Europe and North America, both as a musician and teacher. His debut CD was awarded "Danish debut of the year" and "Danish Folk Instrumentalist of the year" at the Danish Music Awards Folk 2006 (Danish Grammy). At the same occasion in both 2012 and 2016, Kristian was awarded the prize of Danish Folk Artist of the Year! More info: www.kristianbugge.com

Vidar (guitar) (from Haugesund, Norway) Vidar is a leading musician on the Nordic folk music scene and a popular tune writer his compositions are played and recorded by bands like Fiddlers Bid and Blazing Fiddles along with his own projects. He works and perform as a freelance Nordic folk musician on guitar, hardanger fiddle, fiddle and Greek bouzouki. He has a background in the traditional music from Rogaland (South West of Norway), and has a masters degree in Nordic folk music from the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm. Vidar has performed with well-known US musicians Liz Carrol and Bruce Molsky. More info:www.vidarskrede.com

The three musicians are known from bands like: Baltic Crossing, Habadekuk, Geitungen, Jensen & Bugge, ULC, The Secret Carpet Club, Marianne Green Band and Dronningens Livstykke. They released their first album, Gangspil, in the summer of 2015. The U.S. release took place at the great Festival of American Fiddle Tunes in Port Townsend, WA in the first week of July. The Danish/European release was celebrated at the Tønder Festival in Southern Denmark in the last weekend of August.

In 2016 they received the "Tradition Award" at the Danish Music Awards (Danish Grammy) and played more than 50 concerts around North America as well as a good number in Denmark too.

Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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Gig Harbor Literary Society: "Snow Falling on Cedars"
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

Gig Harbor Literary Society: "Snow Falling on Cedars"

Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor branch of the Pierce County Library invite you to join the Gig Harbor Literary Society, dedicated to exploring the literary world of historical fiction, nonfiction, and other works of interest. 

The March meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 6th at 6:00 p.m. at the Harbor History Museum. The book for the March meeting is Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson.

San Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. In the course of the ensuing trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than a man's guilt. For on San Pedro, memory grows as thickly as cedar trees and the fields of ripe strawberries--memories of a charmed love affair between a white boy and the Japanese girl who grew up to become Kabuo's wife; memories of land desired, paid for, and lost. Above all, San Piedro is haunted by the memory of what happened to its Japanese residents during World War II, when an entire community was sent into exile while its neighbors watched. Gripping, tragic, and densely atmospheric, Snow Falling on Cedars is a masterpiece of suspense-- one that leaves us shaken and changed.

Attendees are welcome to bring an appetizer or dish to share with fellow bibliophiles. The Museum will provide complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy a drink while you talk books? You are welcome to BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine). Library staff will lead the discussion. Materials will be available for checkout at the Gig Harbor Library, as well as for purchase online at Amazon.com.

For those looking ahead... In April we will be discussing The Egg and I by Betty Macdonald.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seats are limited; RSVPs are encouraged. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator, at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org or 253-858-6722.

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Jini Dellaccio Family Photo Share
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Jini Dellaccio Family Photo Share

Jini Dellaccio is well known for both her fashion and rock photography, but some of her most captivating images can be found in the homes and photo albums of Gig Harbor residents.

While working on With a Loving Eye: The Photographs of Jini Dellaccio we have found that a number of families around the Gig Harbor area had their family pictures taken by Dellaccio.

On Saturday, February 17th at 10:00 a.m. we invite you to share your Dellaccio-taken family photos with other members of our community. Harbor History Museum will provide coffee and donuts as guests enjoy a rare opportunity to look through a more intimate, yet always loving, eye of Jini Dellaccio.

Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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"Light and Shadow" Member Preview
Feb
16
6:00 PM18:00

"Light and Shadow" Member Preview

Harbor History Museum members are encouraged to join us on Friday, February 16th for a Member Preview of Pat Meras' "Light and Shadow" from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Enjoy fresh snacks and a cash bar while having the first look at our newest exhibit.

Local artist Pat Meras' "Light and Shadow: Landscape Paintings in Soft Pastel" conveys an emotional and intuitive response to the mystery and serenity of the landscape in light and shadow. Meras paints from scenes of the Northwest and her travels. Photographs, field studies and memories inform her work in the studio. More drawn by the pattern of light and shadow created by the subject, than by the subject itself, these abstract shapes provide a prominent compositional element in Meras' work.

A Montana native, Meras received her BA in Applied Art from Montana State University, Bozeman which included studies abroad in Italy and the Netherlands. After working in charcoal, colored pencil, watercolor, oil pastel, collage and mixed media printmaking, Meras found pastel to be a wonderful link between drawing and painting. It has been her medium of choice for over 20 years.

While living on a lake near Gig Harbor, water, an ever changing landscape with its dreamy nuances of light became a constant subject to explore. The pastel sticks allow for thick and thin lines, scumbling, deliberate studied strokes and bold gestural mark-making, fostering a passionate poetic language. Working intuitively, with only enough detail to produce the impression that inspired her, Meras hopefully compels the viewer to interpret her work from their own rich pool of memories, impressions and experiences, and in a little different way each time they encounter it. And, of course, it’s all about the light.

Pat’s work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout the Northwest, and awarded many honors while exhibiting in juried regional, national and international competitions across the country.

She has been featured in a number of art books and magazines and has fine art reproductions distributed world wide. Having achieved signature status in the Northwest Pastel Society and Pastel Society of America, she is also an elected member of Women Painters of Washington, a member of Plein Air WA and PAL.

Swedish Hospital and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance are among those who have have included her in their public collections. More of her work can be seen at American Art Company Gallery in Tacoma and at www.patmeras.com & www.patmeras.blogspot.com

"Light and Shadow" will be on view February 16, 2018 - April 22, 2018. 

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Gig Harbor Literary Society: "Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist"
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Gig Harbor Literary Society: "Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist"

Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor branch of the Pierce County Library invite you to join the Gig Harbor Literary Society, dedicated to exploring the literary world of historical fiction, nonfiction, and other works of interest. 

The February meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 6th at 6:00 p.m. at the Harbor History Museum. The book for the February meeting is Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa.

Grief-stricken after his mother's death and three years of wandering the world, Victor is longing for a family and a sense of purpose. He believes he's found both when he returns home to Seattle only to be swept up in a massive protest. With young, biracial Victor on one side of the barricades and his estranged father — the white chief of police — on the opposite, the day descends into chaos, capturing in its confusion the activists, police, bystanders, and citizens from all around the world who'd arrived that day brimming with hope. By the day's end, they have all committed acts they never thought possible. 

As heartbreaking as it is pulse-pounding, Yapa's virtuosic debut asks profound questions about the power of empathy in our hyper-connected modern world, and the limits of compassion, all while exploring how far we must go for family, for justice, and for love.

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Attendees are welcome to bring an appetizer or dish to share with fellow bibliophiles. The Museum will provide complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy a drink while you talk books? You are welcome to BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine). Library and Museum staff will lead the discussion. Materials will be available for checkout at the Gig Harbor Library, as well as for purchase online at Amazon.com.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seats are limited; RSVPs are encouraged. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator, at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org or 253-858-6722.

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Community Film Screening: "Her Aim is True"
Jan
31
6:30 PM18:30

Community Film Screening: "Her Aim is True"

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018 we invite you to join us at Galaxy Theatre in Uptown Gig Harbor for a fun night featuring a screening of the engaging and inspiring film, Her Aim is True.

Her Aim Is True brings together musicians and rock photographers in an inspiring and unforgettable journey revealing unlikely rock 'n' roll photographer, Jini Dellaccio who visualized punk before it had a name and embodied indie before it was cool. In 1964, a middle-aged Dellaccio was hired to photograph raucous garage bands in her backyard, shooting in natural settings around her Gig Harbor home to create innovative album covers. Soon she was capturing unprecedented portraits of Neil Young and early performances by The Who, Rolling Stones, Mitch Ryder and Mamas & Papas. An anthem for individual creativity, the film celebrates a legacy lost and found as it traces Dellaccio's ingenuity, spirit and style through participants in a gritty music subculture that like, Dellaccio, would set the bar for their descendants.

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January 31st would have marked Jini Dellaccio's 101st birthday! What better way to celebrate than by screening Director Karen Whitehead's incredible documentary on Jini's life? 

Tickets are $10 for Harbor History Museum members and $15 for Non-Members. Here is what each admission includes:

  • Admission to Her Aim is True screening at Galaxy Theatre
  • Gallery Talk at the Harbor History Museum to view "With a Loving Eye: The Photography of Jini Dellaccio"
  • Entry into the evening's door prize giveaway which will feature a rare, signed copy of the album-inspired Rock and Roll book featuring Dellaccio's photographs.

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE

   Win a copy of this incredible book! All you have to do is buy your ticket by January 15th!

   Win a copy of this incredible book! All you have to do is buy your ticket by January 15th!

As mentioned, the screening of Her Aim is True will be held at Galaxy Theatre in Uptown Gig Harbor, 4649 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335. 

Admission is $10 for Harbor History Museum members and $15 for Non-Members and can be purchased online on the Museum's Buy Tickets page or by calling 253-858-6722; tickets may also be purchased at the Museum front desk.

Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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The Story of the Western Flyer
Jan
30
7:00 PM19:00

The Story of the Western Flyer

As part of Harbor History Museum’s new Museum Lab Winter Workshop program, Chris Chase, Project Director of the Western Flyer Foundation, will be giving a presentation on the fishing vessel Western Flyer made famous by John Steinbeck’s The Log from the Sea of Cortez. In 1940, the purse seiner took The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men author John Steinbeck — along with best friend and marine biologist Ed Ricketts — to Mexico’s Sea of Cortez on a six-week journey that yielded a pioneering book about the fledgling scientific disciplines of ecology and marine conservation.

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The Western Flyer was acquired by the Foundation that bears its name in February 2015, but “due to decades of neglect by previous owners, and two recent sinking episodes, significant rehabilitation and restoration is required to return the vessel to service,” explains Foundation representatives. Following a rigorous selection process, the Port Townsend Shipwrights Cooperative was chosen to conduct repair and restoration activities on the Western Flyer in June 2015. Speaker Chris Chase, formerly of the Co-Op, took on his new role as Project Director after the intrigue and future potential of the project brought him to the next chapter of his life.

Tickets are $5 for non-members and FREE for Harbor History Museum members and can be purchased on the Harbor History Museum’s Buy Tickets page or at the front desk. Questions and inquiries may be directed to Elizabeth Langford, Education Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at education@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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Museum Lab: Winter Workshop
Jan
28
to Jan 31

Museum Lab: Winter Workshop

Harbor History Museum is happy to announce a new program piloting in 2018: Museum Lab Winter Workshops. Especially designed for practicing, emerging, and volunteer museum professionals and aficionados, the pilot workshop will focus on strategies for evaluation, conservation, and restoration.

Participants will explore the differences between conservation and restoration and how to determine the best strategy for the objects in your collection. Attendees of Harbor History Museum’s four-day workshop (two half-days and two full-days) will learn specialized skills and train their eyes in the ways of wood and metal. Experts in the field will provide hands-on techniques that will improve skills and help determine best practices.

The four-day workshop will begin the evening of Sunday, January 28th with a Meet and Greet Dinner and an introduction to maritime heritage preservation by Susan Johnson of Artifacts Consulting. Monday and Tuesday will consist of full days in which workshop students will explore everything from a caulking demonstration to learning techniques for interpreting conservation and restoration stories.

Additional presenters include Western Flyer Foundation Project Director Chris Chase; Renee Crist, Collections Manager at Lemay – America’s Car Museum; and Tim Regan, shipwright.

The workshop will also include a special session on the Washington State Heritage Capital Project Fund grants which have funded numerous local preservation projects, including the Skansie and Ancich netsheds and the Shenandoah Restoration Project.

The Harbor History Museum’s 65-foot purse seiner, Shenandoah, currently undergoing conservation and restoration, will provide a unique opportunity for workshop attendees to gain hands-on experience. This direct application, in conjunction with the in-depth classes taught by regional experts, makes this Museum Lab Winter Workshop a rare and exciting opportunity for current and aspiring museum and preservation professionals and volunteers.

Thanks to support from the Gig Harbor Lodging Tax fund, registration fees are significantly reduced at $50 for non-Harbor History Museum members and $25 for members. The full workshop is limited to 25 participants.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Questions and inquiries may be directed to Elizabeth Langford, Education Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at education education@harborhistorymuseum.org

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Humanities in the Harbor: "Contested Boundaries: a New Pacific Northwest History"
Jan
25
6:00 PM18:00

Humanities in the Harbor: "Contested Boundaries: a New Pacific Northwest History"

Harbor History Museum is excited to continue Humanities in the Harbor, a monthly lecture series that explores unique and engaging topics for the Gig Harbor community, in 2018.

Humanities in the Harbor will continue in January with a special presentation by author David Jepsen on our region's contentious history.

The two-centuries-old conflict between people and governments struggling for control over Pacific Northwest land and resources, including lumber-rich areas like Gig Harbor, is the subject of the presentation. Gig Harbor resident David Jepsen, who teaches Pacific Northwest and U.S. history at Tacoma Community College, will discuss his new book Contested Boundaries: a New Pacific Northwest History. 

Contested Boundaries is a collection of stories about people contesting the political, economic, and social barriers that blocked their path to equality over the last two centuries. The narrative traces the experiences of Native Peoples, African Americans, Asians, and other immigrants across the centuries as they struggled to hurdle one boundary after another during settlement, industrialization, economic calamity, world war and globalization.

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Humanities in the Harbor is held at Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. 

Admission is FREE for Harbor History Museum members and $5 for Non-Members. 

Tickets can be purchased online on the Museum's Buy Tickets page or by calling 253-858-6722; tickets may also be purchased at the door. 

Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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Gig Harbor Literary Society: "Alias Grace"
Jan
2
6:00 PM18:00

Gig Harbor Literary Society: "Alias Grace"

Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor branch of the Pierce County Library invite you to join the Gig Harbor Literary Society, dedicated to exploring the literary world of historical fiction, nonfiction, and other works of interest. 

The January meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 2nd at 6:00 p.m. at the Harbor History Museum. The book for the January meeting is Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood.

It's 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others think her evil or insane. Now serving a life sentence, Grace claims to have no memory of the murders. An up-and-coming expert in the burgeoning field of mental illness is engaged by a group of reformers and spiritualists who seek a pardon for Grace. He listens to her story while bringing her closer and closer to the day she cannot remember. What will he find in attempting to unlock her memories? Captivating and disturbing, Alias Grace showcases bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author Margaret Atwood at the peak of her powers.

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Attendees are welcome to bring an appetizer or dish to share with fellow bibliophiles. The Museum will provide complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy a drink while you talk books? You are welcome to BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine). Library and Museum staff will lead the discussion. Materials will be available for checkout at the Gig Harbor Library, as well as for purchase online at Amazon.com.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seats are limited; RSVPs are encouraged. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator, at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org or 253-858-6722.

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Light Up the Night: 4th Annual St. Lucia Festival
Dec
8
5:00 PM17:00

Light Up the Night: 4th Annual St. Lucia Festival

Celebrate Gig Harbor’s Scandinavian heritage at Harbor History Museum’s 4th Annual Light Up the Night festivities on December 8th from 5:00-6:30pm. Crafts, games, and traditional Scandinavian snacks are the star at this family-friendly event. $2 admission for all ages.

Tickets can be purchased online at the Harbor History Museum's Buy Tickets page or at the front desk. For more information contact Elizabeth Langford, Education Coordinator at 253.858.6722 ext. 6 or education@harborhistorymuseum.org

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Gig Harbor Literary Society: "Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America"
Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Gig Harbor Literary Society: "Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America"

Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor branch of the Pierce County Library invite you to join the Gig Harbor Literary Society, dedicated to exploring the literary world of historical fiction, nonfiction, and other works of interest. 

The December meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 5th at 6:00 p.m. at the Harbor History Museum. The book for the December meeting is Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America by Linda Lawrence Hunt.

In 1896, a Norwegian immigrant and mother of eight children named Helga Estby was behind on taxes and the mortgage when she learned that a mysterious sponsor would pay $10,000 to a woman who walked across America.

 Hoping to win the wager and save her family’s farm, Helga and her teenaged daughter Clara, armed with little more than a compass, red-pepper spray, a revolver, and Clara’s curling iron, set out on foot from Eastern Washington. Their route would pass through 14 states, but they were not allowed to carry more than five dollars each. As they visited Indian reservations, Western boomtowns, remote ranches and local civic leaders, they confronted snowstorms, hunger, thieves and mountain lions with equal aplomb.

Their treacherous and inspirational journey to New York challenged contemporary notions of femininity and captured the public imagination. But their trip had such devastating consequences that the Estby women's achievement was blanketed in silence until, nearly a century later, Linda Lawrence Hunt encountered their extraordinary story.

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Attendees are welcome to bring an appetizer or dish to share with fellow bibliophiles. The Museum will provide complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy a drink while you talk books? You are welcome to BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine). Library and Museum staff will lead the discussion. Materials will be available for checkout at the Gig Harbor Library, as well as for purchase online at Amazon.com.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seats are limited; RSVPs are encouraged. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator, at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org or 253-858-6722.

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Donkey Creek Chum Festival
Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

Donkey Creek Chum Festival

Every year, the greater Gig Harbor community celebrates the return of salmon to our local waters. The Chum Festival serves to remind us that the quality of our water, and the habitat it supports, connects us all. Join the City of Gig Harbor as they recognize new ways to improve and protect our waterways.  The goal is to bring people together to promote sustainability, sound environmental stewardship, preservation of our maritime history and culture, responsible recreation, habitat preservation, and shoreline restoration -- one salmon at a time.

2017's 11th annual event will be Saturday, November 18 at Donkey Creek at the Harbor History Museum and Austin Estuary Park. If you would like to join the group or reserve a booth, email Lindsey Johnson, Executive Director at Harbor WildWatch.

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"With a Loving Eye: The Photographs of Jini Dellaccio" Members' Preview
Nov
17
6:00 PM18:00

"With a Loving Eye: The Photographs of Jini Dellaccio" Members' Preview

Thanks to a generous gift from the Jini Dellaccio Collection, we are excited to announce that the work of photographer Jini Dellaccio (January 31, 1917 - July 3, 2014) will not only be making its return to Harbor History Museum in November, 2017, but will also be the inaugural exhibit in Harbor History Museum's new Traveling Exhibition program. The remarkable collection of fashion, music, and portrait photography in stunning, large-format prints debuted at Harbor History Museum in 2012. With a Loving Eye: The Photographs of Jini Dellaccio will premiere at the Harbor History Museum and be expanded through a partnership with the University of Washington's Special Collections to share Dellaccio's story and work across the globe.

 

Jini Dellaccio left a legacy of breathtaking imagery, capturing time, place and people with uncompromising precision. Her ability to emotionally bond with her subjects lends an intimate quality to her work that is difficult to convey in her chosen medium. It is a measure of the complexity of this artist that her most memorable work involves sympathetic portraits of menacing proto-punk garage bands from the working-class towns of the Pacific Northwest.

A teaching position in Tacoma beckoned the Dellaccios to Gig Harbor in 1962, and Jini's passion for photography blossomed. The Dellaccio home in Gig Harbor was designed for them by famed modernist architect Alan Liddle. It was in that lush waterfront environment where much of Dellaccio's signature work was created. Her stylistic approach reflected the era's prominent Northwest School art movement, which found painters, architects, designers and photographers embracing the natural surroundings of the region. Dellaccio frequently photographed her subjects in and around her Gig Harbor property.

 

With a Loving Eye: The Photographs of Jini Dellaccio

will be on view from

November 18, 2017 - April 29th, 2018.

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Diamonds in the Ether: Tuning In to Northwest Radio History
Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

Diamonds in the Ether: Tuning In to Northwest Radio History

Humanities in the Harbor will continue in November with a special presentation brought to you by Humanities Washington. Humanities Washington sparks conversation and critical thinking using story as a catalyst, nurturing thoughtful and engaged communities across our state.

Look—and listen—back to the people, stations, and stories that made radio broadcasting a vital part of the culture of the Pacific Northwest.

Innovations in technology, programming, and business as far back as the 1920s made radio in this remote corner a little bit different than the rest of the United States, and connected the people of Washington with events and entertainment from across the country and around the world. With a mixture of vintage audio, historic images, and expert storytelling, radio historian and broadcaster Feliks Banel revisits the power of radio in the Evergreen State then and now, and looks ahead to the unpredictable future of local radio in our communities.

Feliks Banel is a broadcaster, filmmaker, lecturer, and historian based in Seattle. He was deputy director of the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) from 1999 to 2006, and remains associated with MOHAI through a number of local history and archival projects. Feliks has produced multiple Emmy-nominated pieces for KCTS and the Seattle Channel, and recently joined the faculty of the University of Washington Communications Leadership graduate program. He founded Seattle Radio Theatre in 1999 and produces and directs their season of live radio drama broadcasts from Town Hall. Feliks created the history series “This NOT Just In” for KUOW in 2009; and has been a host and contributor for KIRO Radio on matters of Northwest history and culture for many years.

Humanities in the Harbor is held at Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. Admission is FREE thanks to Humanities Washington!

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Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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Gig Harbor Literary Society: The Whistling Season
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Gig Harbor Literary Society: The Whistling Season

Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor branch of the Pierce County Library invite you to join the Gig Harbor Literary Society, dedicated to exploring the literary world of historical fiction, nonfiction, and other works of interest. 

The November meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 7th at 6:00pm at the Harbor History Museum. The book for the November meeting is The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig.

Novelist Ivan Doig revisits the American west in the early twentieth century, bringing to life the eccentric individuals and idiosyncratic institutions that made it thrive.

“Can't cook but doesn't bite." So begins the newspaper ad offering the services of an "A-1 housekeeper, sound morals, exceptional disposition" that draws the attention of widower Oliver Milliron in the fall of 1909. That unforgettable season deposits the ever-whistling Rose Llewellyn and her font-of-knowledge brother, Morris Morgan, in Marias Coulee along with a stampede of homesteaders drawn by the promise of the Big Ditch—a gargantuan irrigation project intended to make the Montana prairie bloom. When the schoolmarm runs off with an itinerant preacher, Morris is pressed into service, setting the stage for the "several kinds of education"—none of them of the textbook variety—Morris and Rose will bring to Oliver, his three sons, and the rambunctious students in the region's one-room schoolhouse. A paean to a way of life that has long since vanished, The Whistling Season is Ivan Doig at his evocative best.

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Attendees are welcome to bring an appetizer or dish to share with fellow bibliophiles. The Museum will provide complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy a drink while you talk books? You are welcome to BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine). Library and Museum staff will lead the discussion. Materials will be available for checkout at the Gig Harbor Library, as well as for purchase online at Amazon.com.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seats are limited; RSVPs are encouraged. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator, at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org or 253-858-6722.

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Minimalist Art Exhibit: Members Opening Reception
Nov
4
6:00 PM18:00

Minimalist Art Exhibit: Members Opening Reception

Local artist Craig Wellbrock's White Minimalist Paintings are authentic, pure, and simple, while at the same time soulful and intuitive. Living in the Pacific Northwest has been an inspiration for Wellbrock. From the seasonal beauty to ferries and cityscapes, his setting contributes to the peace and tranquility that is evoked in his work. 

Craig Wellbrock's Art will be on view November 3, 2017 - January 28, 2018. 

Play Video Below for More Information on Craig Wellbrock:

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Community Harvest Taste-Off
Oct
20
6:00 PM18:00

Community Harvest Taste-Off

Founded in 2016, #CommunityHarvest is a collaborative initiative to end hunger in our greater Peninsula community. Led by the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation, the project is part of Make A Difference Day, the single largest national day of community service each year on the 4th Saturday in October. In its first year, the project raised more than $75,000 and provided about 5,725 crockpot meals to help meet the nutritional needs of our community's families.

Hunger in our community is a serious problem. An average of 30% of all youth enrolled in our Peninsula schools come from families who meet federal criteria for free or reduced lunches. For many, these are the only meals they receive with any regularity. The translation: About 2,300 children (1 in 4) and 1 in 7 adults across our community struggle with hunger.

The Greater Gig Harbor Foundation is aiming to secure funds and primary ingredients for more than 12,000 crockpot meals to feed 425 area families - about 1,800 area youth and their families - for 29 weeks. The food will provide nutritious meals for participating families every weekend from November through the remainder of the 2017-18 school year.

The Harbor History Museum is a #CommunityHarvest Crockpot Recipe Sponsor this year. A donation bucket can be found in the Museum Lobby as we are currently gathering donations/ingredients for the Peanut Chicken recipe. Please consider donating the following items: 

14.5oz Cans of Chicken Breast Meat
Salt
Black Pepper
Olive Oil

 Cans of Chopped Onions
Cans of Low-sodium Chicken Broth
Smooth Peanut Butter
Soy Sauce
Curry Powder
Granulated Sugar
Cans of Green Beans

The quest for the winning recipes for this year's #Community Harvest Crockpot recipes will take place on October 20th at the Harbor History Museum from 6 to 8PM

This past summer, the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation asked for crockpot recipe submissions from this community. We filtered through the top 10 recipes and we need judges to taste and vote! 

The #Community Harvest Taste-off is FREE. Beverages including wine, cider and soft drinks will be available for purchase.

The grand prize will be a one night staycation in Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard 's Fleet Suite! This incredible, comfy floating inn has all you could need for your stay and is only a short walk from downtown where there is always something to do. Experience 7 Seas Brewing Co. , Heritage Distilling Company, Inc, Tides Tavern, some incredible downtown waterfront shops and beautiful Skansie Brothers Park right next door. 

First, second, and third place prizes will be locally acquired culinary themed gifts. We invite the community to taste the recipes and vote for their top 3 favorites. Wines will be available for purchase. 

2017 #Community Harvest Recipe books will be available for purchase as well! They make great holiday gifts for a Thanksgiving Host or Christmas stocking stuffers! 

For more info, please contact communityharvest@gigharborfoundation.org.

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Cocktails & Fishtales with Harbor WildWatch
Oct
18
5:30 PM17:30

Cocktails & Fishtales with Harbor WildWatch

Learn about the Puget Sound’s glacial origins and how it impacts the region today!

Speaker: David Kaynor, Professional Educator with Kaynor Community Education.

Topic:  Glacial History of the Puget Sound

Join Harbor WildWatch for a fun, adult (21+) science-speaker series. Drinks will be available for purchase from the Harbor History Museum; feel free to bring your own takeout dinner. Event will be held at the Harbor History Museum.

Steward Club and Harbor History Museum members get in FREE. 
Non-Members: $5. 

Please contact Jennifer Beard with Harbor WildWatch at 253.514.0187 or jennifer@harborwildwatch.org with questions.

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The Razor's Edge: The Washington Razor Clam Phenomenon
Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

The Razor's Edge: The Washington Razor Clam Phenomenon

Humanities in the Harbor will continue in October with a special presentation brought to you by Humanities Washington. Humanities Washington sparks conversation and critical thinking using story as a catalyst, nurturing thoughtful and engaged communities across our state.

What brings thousands of men, women, and children to Washington's sandy coastal beaches every year, braving weather and surf? The buried treasure known as the Pacific razor clam.

Hunting and gathering these creatures has preoccupied Northwesterners from the time of the Native peoples to the present moment. Challenging to dig, delicious to eat, and providing a sometimes heady experience of abundance, razor clams are entwined with the state's commerce, identity, and history. Join author and clam digger David Berger to explore the twists and turns of a quintessential Northwest activity from its pre-settlement days to the present.

Click Image to Play: Razor Clams: Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest

David Berger has worked as a visual arts critic for The Seattle Times, executive director of a botanical garden, and as a communication officer for Dunhuang, a World Heritage Site on the Silk Road in China. 

Berger is also a Metcalf Fellow for Marine and Environmental Reporting. David Berger started razor clamming when he moved to Washington after graduating from college. Answering the many questions generated about razor clam lore, history, and biology led to writing a book, Razor Clams: Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest, being published in fall 2017. When not razor clamming, Berger is also a visual artist.

Humanities in the Harbor is held at Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. Admission is FREE thanks to Humanities Washington!

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Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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Art Walk Saturday
Oct
7
1:00 PM13:00

Art Walk Saturday

Admission to the Museum will be FREE on Saturday, October 7 as part of Art Walk Saturday. Come by the Museum and enjoy Peninsula Art League's (PAL) 15th Annual International Open Juried Art Show. Complimentary punch and cookies will be served in the lobby and PAL docents will be available to answer questions and discuss the art featured in the Open Juried Show.

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Gig Harbor Literary Society: Where Lilacs Still Bloom
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

Gig Harbor Literary Society: Where Lilacs Still Bloom

Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor branch of the Pierce County Library invite you to join the Gig Harbor Literary Society, dedicated to exploring the literary world of historical fiction, nonfiction, and other works of interest. 

The October meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00pm at the Harbor History Museum. The book for the October meeting is Where Lilacs Still Bloom by Jane Kirkpatrick.

One woman, an impossible dream, and the faith it took to see it through, inspired by the life of Hulda Klager.
 
German immigrant and farm wife Hulda Klager possesses only an eighth-grade education-and a burning desire to create something beautiful. What begins as a hobby to create an easy-peeling apple for her pies becomes Hulda's driving purpose: a time-consuming interest in plant hybridization that puts her at odds with family and community, as she challenges the early twentieth-century expectations for a simple housewife.  

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Attendees are welcome to bring an appetizer or dish to share with fellow bibliophiles. The Museum will provide complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy a drink while you talk books? You are welcome to BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine). Library and Museum staff will lead the discussion. Materials will be available for checkout at the Gig Harbor Library, as well as for purchase online at Amazon.com.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seats are limited; RSVPs are encouraged. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator, at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org or 253-858-6722.

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Humanities in the Harbor: "Relive the Total Solar Eclipse!"
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Humanities in the Harbor: "Relive the Total Solar Eclipse!"

Harbor History Museum is excited to present Humanities in the Harbor, a monthly lecture series that explores unique and engaging topics for the Gig Harbor community that will run throughout 2018.

Humanities in the Harbor will continue in September with a special presentation by Alice Few of the Tacoma Astronomical Society.

So you missed it. Maybe you were traveling, stuck in the office, at an ill-timed appointment, the victim of bad weather, unable to procure eclipse glasses, or simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. It happens. Or perhaps you DID witness this amazing spectacle and are looking to relive the magic. This is your opportunity to experience August's total solar eclipse once more and have your questions answered with the help of Tacoma Astronomical Society's Alice Few. 

Humanities in the Harbor is held at Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. Admission is FREE!

Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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History Rocks 2017: Masquerade for the Museum
Sep
23
5:30 PM17:30

History Rocks 2017: Masquerade for the Museum

Harbor History Museum is putting on a "Masquerade for the Museum" for this year's History Rocks! 2017 marks the 16th year of History Rocks, Gig Harbor's premier philanthropic and social event. What better way to celebrate this milestone than with a glamorous gala. We celebrate our local heritage and raise much needed funds to support the Harbor History Museum's operational and programming needs.

So grab your mask and get ready for another elegant evening at the Tacoma Narrows Aviation Hangar! Festivities begin at 5:30pm on September 23, 2017. This year's theme is full of mystique and intrigue and brings with it a night of lavish dining and a wealth of live and silent auction items that you simply won't be able to find anywhere else.

Tickets are now on sale on Harbor History Museum's website. Visit our Buy Tickets page to get yours today! Table and event sponsorships are also still available. For details, contact Stephanie Lile, Executive Director, at director@harborhistorymuseum.org or 253-858-6722 ext. 3. 

You will be able to find more information as it becomes available by clicking here.

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Peninsula Art League's 2017 Open Juried Art Show Opening Reception and Awards Presentation
Sep
8
6:00 PM18:00

Peninsula Art League's 2017 Open Juried Art Show Opening Reception and Awards Presentation

The Peninsula Art League's 15th Annual Open Juried Art Show will again be held at the Harbor History Museum. Each year, artists from across the nation and Canada submit over 300 entries to the show. The Museum provides ample space to accept and show over 100 works of art. Twenty-five prizes were awarded to entrants in the 2016 Open Show, totaling up to $4,760.00.

Both P.A.L. and Harbor History Museum members are encourage to join us on Friday, September 8th for the Peninsula Art League's 2017 Open Juried Art Show Opening Reception and Awards Presentation from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Enjoy fresh snacks and a cash bar while having the first look at our newest exhibit.

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Gig Harbor Literary Society: My Abandonment
Sep
5
6:00 PM18:00

Gig Harbor Literary Society: My Abandonment

Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor branch of the Pierce County Library invite you to join the Gig Harbor Literary Society, dedicated to exploring the literary world of historical fiction, nonfiction, and other works of interest. 

The September meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 5th at 6:00pm at the Harbor History Museum. The book for the August meeting is My Abandonment by Peter Rock.

A thirteen-year-old girl and her father live in Forest Park, an enormous nature preserve in Portland, Oregon. They inhabit an elaborate cave shelter, wash in a nearby creek, store perishables at the water's edge, use a makeshift septic system, tend a garden, even keep a library of sorts. Once a week they go to the city to buy groceries and otherwise merge with the civilized world. But one small mistake allows a backcountry jogger to discover them, which derails their entire existence, ultimately provoking a deeper flight.

Inspired by a true story and told through the startlingly sincere voice of its young narrator, Caroline, My Abandonment is a riveting journey into life at the margins and a mesmerizing tale of survival and hope.

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Enjoy a drink while you talk books? You are welcome to BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine). Library and Museum staff will lead the discussion. Materials will be available for checkout at the Gig Harbor Library, as well as for purchase online at Amazon.com.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seats are limited; RSVPs are encouraged. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator, at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org or 253-858-6722.

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Humanities in the Harbor: "Creating a Legacy from Family Papers and Genealogy" by Claire Gebben
Aug
23
6:00 PM18:00

Humanities in the Harbor: "Creating a Legacy from Family Papers and Genealogy" by Claire Gebben

Harbor History Museum is excited to present Humanities in the Harbor, a monthly lecture series that explores unique and engaging topics for the Gig Harbor community that will run throughout 2017.

Humanities in the Harbor will continue in August with a special presentation by author and memoirist Claire Gebben on "Creating a legacy from family papers and genealogy."

Claire Gebben discovered the untold story of her ancestors when three dozen letters turned up among her family papers. Eventually, these 19th century letters of German immigrant blacksmiths and wagon-makers became the basis for her debut historical novel The Last of the Blacksmiths. Since the book’s publication, readers often come to her with a pressing concern: "I have all these documents, but what can I do with them? Who among my children will ever care or know what they're about?" A common challenge, but not an impossible one. Even trunks full of documents, correspondence, and ephemera can be transformed into a lasting legacy.  In this presentation, Claire Gebben shares formats, ideas, organizational tips, and inspiration to ensure the stories of your ancestors, and your own life histories, are not lost.

About the presenter: Claire Gebben holds an MFA in Creative Writing through the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts and has given numerous talks and presentations about historical research and writing throughout the U.S. and in Germany. Recent articles have appeared in Family Chronicle (Jan./Feb. 2015) and German Life (June/July 2016) magazines.  Gebben’s next book, a memoir about her quest to trace her ancestry, is forthcoming from Coffeetown Press in 2018. More info at www.clairegebben.com.

Humanities in the Harbor is held at Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. Admission is $5 and can be purchased online on the Museum's Buy Tickets page or by calling 253-858-6722; tickets may also be purchased at the door. 

Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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Solar Eclipse Members Breakfast
Aug
21
9:00 AM09:00

Solar Eclipse Members Breakfast

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Can't make the trip to Madras, Oregon for the Solar Eclipse? Harbor History Museum Members are welcome to join us on the morning of August 21st for a Solar Eclipse potluck breakfast. The Museum will provide official ISO safety glasses for proper viewing of the eclipse!

The last time a solar eclipse crossed the entire United States from coast to coast was in 1918. Although Gig Harbor will not see a total eclipse, we should still get about 93-94%. The eclipse will last from roughly 9:00am to 11:30am; peaking for about a minute and a half at 10:36am.

Questions and RSVPs may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org. For the potluck, feel free to bring your favorite, tasty breakfast dish or treat! The Museum will supply the rest. 

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Cocktails & Fishtales with Harbor WildWatch
Aug
16
5:30 PM17:30

Cocktails & Fishtales with Harbor WildWatch

Are orcas picky eaters?  Learn more about our Southern Resident orcas and their preference for Chinook salmon.

Speaker: Brad Hanson, Ecologist at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Topic:  Dietary Specializations of Orcas in the Pacific Northwest

Join Harbor WildWatch for a fun, adult (21+) science-speaker series. Drinks will be available for purchase from the Harbor History Museum; feel free to bring your own takeout dinner. Event will be held at the Harbor History Museum.

Steward Club and Harbor History Museum members get in FREE. 
Non-Members: $5. 

Please contact Jennifer Beard with Harbor WildWatch at 253.514.0187 or jennifer@harborwildwatch.org with questions.

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Gig Harbor Literary Society: Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins
Aug
1
6:00 PM18:00

Gig Harbor Literary Society: Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins

Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor branch of the Pierce County Library invite you to join the Gig Harbor Literary Society, dedicated to exploring the literary world of historical fiction, nonfiction, and other works of interest. 

The August meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 1st at 6:00pm at the Harbor History Museum. The book for the August meeting is Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins.

What if the Second Coming didn’t quite come off as advertised? What if “the Corpse” on display in that funky roadside zoo is really who they say it is—what does that portend for the future of western civilization? And what if a young clairvoyant named Amanda reestablishes the flea circus as popular entertainment and fertility worship as the principal religious form of our high-tech age? Another Roadside Attraction answers those questions and a lot more. It tell us, for example, what the sixties were truly all about, not by reporting on the psychedelic decade but by recreating it, from the inside out. In the process, this stunningly original seriocomic thriller is fully capable of simultaneously eating a literary hot dog and eroding the borders of the mind.

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“Hard to put down because of the sheer brilliance and fun of the writing. The sentiments of Brautigan and the joyously compassionate omniscience of Fielding dance through the pages garbed colorfully in the language of Joyce.” — Rolling Stone

Attendees are welcome to bring an appetizer or dish to share with fellow bibliophiles. The Museum will provide complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Enjoy a drink while you talk books? You are welcome to BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine). Library and Museum staff will lead the discussion. Materials will be available for checkout at the Gig Harbor Library, as well as for purchase online at Amazon.com.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seats are limited; RSVPs are encouraged. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator, at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org or 253-858-6722.

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Humanities in the Harbor: "The Way of the Artist" by Iris Graville
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

Humanities in the Harbor: "The Way of the Artist" by Iris Graville

Humanities in the Harbor will continue in July with a unique presentation by Iris Graville, author of Hands at Work

What is the way of the artist? Whether the art is writing, music, photography, painting, healing, baking or some other creative expression, seven characteristics describe Iris' own experience as well as what she's learned from the people in Hands at Work: commitment, exploration, joy, fear, connection, faith, and lack of control. She will talk a bit about each of these characteristics with stories from her own journey as well as images and excerpts from Hands at Work.

Prior to Iris' presentation, guests are invited to attend the Hands at Work Exhibit Reception and Viewing at 5:00 p.m.

Humanities in the Harbor is held at Harbor History Museum, 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. Admission is $5 and can be purchased online on the Museum's Buy Tickets page or by calling 253-858-6722; tickets may also be purchased at the door. 

Questions and inquires may be directed to Zachary Sokolik, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Harbor History Museum at marketing@harborhistorymuseum.org.

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Cocktails & Fishtales with Harbor WildWatch
Jul
19
5:30 PM17:30

Cocktails & Fishtales with Harbor WildWatch

Are orcas picky eaters?  Learn more about our Southern Resident orcas and their preference for Chinook salmon.

Speaker: Brad Hanson, Ecologist at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Topic:  Dietary Specializations of Orcas in the Pacific Northwest

Join Harbor WildWatch for a fun, adult (21+) science-speaker series. Drinks will be available for purchase from the Harbor History Museum; feel free to bring your own takeout dinner. Event will be held at the Harbor History Museum.

Steward Club and Harbor History Museum members get in FREE. 
Non-Members: $5. 

Please contact Jennifer Beard with Harbor WildWatch at 253.514.0187 or jennifer@harborwildwatch.org with questions.

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