Events at the Floyd

SPRING TEA and  VINTAGE FASHION EXHIBIT  
“Waistlines and Hemlines”
SAT. APRIL  29th

Starts at 12:30 …  Tea served at 1:30
HONORING REMARKABLE WOMEN
We will be honoring the following business women:

  • Carrie Wang, who owned and ran Huntington’s Corner
  • Belle Keitel, who had Keitel Transportation
  • Anna Hanson Stubb, who ran the Mercantile for 30 years.

We will share our memories and encourage you to share yours as well.

There will be raffle baskets and a silent auction, as well as prizes for the best hat and vintage costume.
Rita Newberry will bring her wonderful hats for sale.
Because of the popularity of the Tea, prepaid reservations are required by April 21.
Call 360-629-6110 and leave a message to make reservations.
Tickets are $20.00
Mail reservations to:
Stanwood Area Historical Society
Spring Tea
P.O. Box 69
Stanwood WA 98292

 

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H & H ~ Hors d’oeuvres & History (Spring and Fall)

Annual Independence Day Parade & Ice Cream Social (July 4)

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PAST PROGRAMS

South End String Band returns

Bring your dancing shoes for some foot-stomping fiddle music and a spark of irreverent storytelling with the irrepressible South End String Band!
Saturday Feb. 4th 2017
6:30 for social hour; Music and storytelling begins at 7 pm.
Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center
27130 102ND Ave.,
Stanwood, WA 98292
Suggested Donation – $15.00; Proceeds to benefit the Stanwood Area Historical Society projects and programs.

For those interested in the history of places and buildings in Snohomish County, join us for a program on Historic Places Inventory & Mapping System created by the Granite Falls Historical Society.  The program is sponsored by the League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations and it is also part of their annual meeting. Please come by for the demonstration with other historians throughout the County.
Saturday Jan 21 10 a.m. 
Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center
Click here for more information
Jazzin’ with the Classics for Christmas
Jeffrey Cohan and Friends
Wednesday evening
December 21st at 7:00 p.m.
Suggested donation $15.
At the Floyd

Click here for more details

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Join us for the Annual SAHS Christmas Party Thursday evening 6:30 p.m. at the Floyd.
Enjoy Christmas Carols, celebrating accomplishments this year and the wonderful holiday desserts by the best bakers in Stanwood and Camano Island.
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17TH ANNUAL OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS
Saturday, December 3rd, 10am to 2pm
Sponsored by the Stanwood Chamber of Commerce, Stanwood Area Historical Society and Josephine Caring Community

At the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center in Stanwood. There will be FREE photos with Santa (thanks to Billy Jennings, The Village Photographer), gift bags for all the kids, lots of goodies, crafts, music, museum tours and more!

Thank You to Our Sponsors:
History and Hors d’oeuvres
Sunday November 20th 2016 • 4 – 6 p.m.
Richard Blumental, Author and historian will share his insights after many years of research and study of the journals and logs of Captain George Vancouver and other pre-19th century voyages to discover the Pacific Ocean. For those who may have forgotten their Washington State history, in 1792 Captain Vancouver and his crew explored and named Puget Sound as the United States were being established on the other side of the continent. The accounts of his logs and the logs of his crewmen were the first recorded observations of our now familiar waters. Hear about the grounding of the Chatham in Port Susan, the naming of Port Gardner, Saratoga Passage and Mount Baker by Mr. Blumenthal who has long studied and compared these accounts. Join us for this fascinating look at the transition from Puget Sound’s pre-history to our contemporary world.Sunday, September 18th
Open House • Tour the New and Updated Museum Exhibits in Museum behind the D. O Pearson House
1 – 4 p.m.
Followed by
History and Hors d’oeuvres Sunday, September 18th Norway Night • 4 – 6 p.m. There will be Norwegian refreshments to enjoy while hearing Norwegian pioneer family histories and short presentations on the Norwegian influence on Stanwood and vicinity.
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SAHS General Meeting & Election
Thursday September 22nd • 6 p.m.
There will be a complimentary barbeque served courtesy of the SAHS Board at 6 pm followed by the Annual Meeting about 7-ish with elections to the Board and Reports on SAHS accomplishments over the last year and details on plans for the future.

Saturday Centennial Trail Nakashima Barn Trailhead – Dairy Exhibit

Let’s Go To the Hop!
Saturday, March 19, 2015
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
At the Floyd
27130 102nd Ave NW
$20 per person or $35.00 per couple
Advanced tickets on sale now only 100 Tickets available
Call the Chamber 360-629-9562
Music with D. J. Caroline Sides
Dancing, Games & Contests
Local Sports Films of the Period
Food and Drinks available for purchase.

Spiritus Winds – a new wind quintet based in the Seattle area
WHEN: Sunday, January 24, 2016, 2016 at 2:00 PM
WHERE: Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center in Stanwood at 27130 – 102nd Ave. NW
ADMISSION: Free
18 and under free
MORE INFO: (360) 629-6110 (FNCC) or http://www.spirituswinds.com/
featuring Danijela McElwee, flute  Yuh-Pey Lin, oboe, Jenny Ziefel, clarinet, Paulette Altman, French horn Jeff Eldridge, bassoon

South End String Band
7 pm Sat. Feb. 6th,
Camano in A Clamshell Concert
Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center.
FREE (Suggested donation: $15.00)
Proceeds support history programming and projects at the Stanwood Area Historical Society.

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