Arthur Wentworth came to the west end purchasing property in 1892, he even participated in the Klondike Gold Rush. He eventually returned to the area and married a local girl. The family residing on the Quillayute Prairie, this photo was taken in 1915. Many Homesteaders left the hardships, the Wentworths stayed, some descendants still live in the area. In the photo with Arthur and Maud are L-R Jim, Martha, Joe, and Bill. Maud is holding Art Jr. Photo Forks Timber Museum

Arthur Wentworth came to the west end purchasing property in 1892, he even participated in the Klondike Gold Rush. He eventually returned to the area and married a local girl. The family residing on the Quillayute Prairie, this photo was taken in 1915. Many Homesteaders left the hardships, the Wentworths stayed, some descendants still live in the area. In the photo with Arthur and Maud are L-R Jim, Martha, Joe, and Bill. Maud is holding Art Jr. Photo Forks Timber Museum

Hickory Shirt – Heritage Days 2019

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8

Noon – 2 PM West End Historical Society Talk and Slide Show at Forks Congregational Church

John Tylczak, Views from the Northwoods, will talk about his Kinsey-esk photos and why and how he did them.

6 PM Evening Storytime for the whole family at the Library

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9

7:30 AM West End Business & Professional Association Pioneer Logger Award and Program – the documentary “cuts” will be shown.

Noon Heidi Oberfranc, Raincountry Homestead – Homesteading in Modern Times at the Forks Chamber of Commerce, Blakeslee’s Bar and Grill

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

5-6:30 PM Homesteading Stories/Poems/Modern Day Homesteading (sharing time) at the RAC

7 PM The General film showing at the RAC (coffee and cookies)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

10:30 AM Family Storytime at the Library

6:30 – 7:15 PM Forkestra at Rainforest Arts Center

7:30 PM “A String of Stories about Aprons and Those Who Wore Them”

by the Rainforest Players at Rainforest Arts Center

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

10 AM – 4 PM Spinners and Knitters at Museum

10 AM – 4 PM Art Show at Rainforest Arts Center Lobby

Noon – 3 PM Family events at the Library – check for times and ages

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM Beginner Cedar Bark Basket Weaving at the RAC – $25 – sign up 360-640-0359

TBA Log Truck Parade on Forks Avenue

1 PM Dedication – Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at Forks Transit Center with music provided by the NW Navy Band

2-5 PM All ages Art at the Rainforest Arts Center Lobby

Noon – 5 PM Sawing Demonstrations on the grass at the FORKS TIMBER MUSEUM

7 PM Dance at Rainforest Arts Center. Music by Loose Gravel.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13

11 AM – 4 PM Spinners and Knitters at Museum

Noon – 4 PM Art Show at the Rainforest Arts Center Lobby

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM Level 2 Cedar Bark Basket Weaving at the RAC – $25 – sign up 360-640-0359

3 PM Little Logger Contest sponsored by Forks Lions Club location TBA

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 next week – you’ll see some familiar shirts

• Week-long display at the Forks Library