An extravaganza of historical adventures is just around the corner! Treasures past and present, booths of vintage wares, antique appraisal opportunities, demos, reclaimed items and nautical novelties are just some of the exciting aspects of the inaugural HHM Vintage Fair!
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018 from 10:00am - 6:00pm
ADMISSION: $7 [Harbor History Museum Members and Children 12 and Under are FREE]
~ BOOTHS OF VINTAGE WARES, ART and more! (All Day)
~ Special Guests from the Gig Harbor Quilters Guild
~ APPRAISALS (12pm - 3pm | $5/Item): Art, Antiques, Coins, Medals and Native Collectibles
Similar to PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, the HHM Vintage Fair will feature appraisal opportunities for those in the community that would like to know more about their personal treasures. From 12:00pm – 3:00pm, experts in antiques, art, coins, medals and native collectibles will be on hand. For $5 an item, attendees can have their piece appraised.
~ THE ROOSTER RACE (1pm - 3pm | $2/Kid)
C.E. Shaw’s Rooster Races – which became famous in the 1930’s – will be making a comeback: this time as a fun game for kids, not the racing of actual roosters. Split into three different age groups (4-6, 7-9, and 10-12), kids will don rooster masks and compete in a “red light, green light” style game to see who will take home the coveted Rooster Race Championship. Sign-ups for the Rooster Race will begin at 10:00 a.m. and close just prior to the start of the race at 1:00 p.m. Entry into the race is $2 and comes with a paper rooster mask to race in. The Rooster Race will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in various heats.
~ DELICIOUS FOOD AVAILABLE (From Chef Sunshine Catering, All Day)
~ LIVE MUSIC BY RANGER & THE REARRANGERS (3:30pm - 5:30pm)
~ THE ROUND ROCK CONTEST (Winners Announced at 5:30pm)
~ GIG HARBOR HISTORY | GALLERY TOURS (Top of Every Hour from 11am - 4pm)
[TOURS BEGIN AT 11:00a, 12:00p, 1:00p, 2:00p, 3:00p, and 4:00p.]
~ 1901 SCHOOL SESSIONS (:40 Past the Hour from 11am - 4pm)
During the Vintage Fair, guests will also have the opportunity to experience school life at the turn of the century with scheduled classes in the Midway Schoolhouse, taught by in-character school marms! [SESSIONS START AT 11:40a, 12:40p, 1:40p, 2:40p, and 3:40p.]
~ SHENANDOAH TOURS (11am - 4pm)
Tour the 1925 Skansie-built purse seiner and have all your questions answered by our very own Shenandoah Crew.