Five-year-old Emery Bower had a tough time containing her enthusiasm on Dec. 2. By 3:35 p.m. that afternoon, the Cherrydale kindergartner, daughter of Peter and Amanda Bower, could barely wait until 6 p.m.
Several dozen holiday shoppers arrived at Steilacoom High School early on Saturday morning to browse the 65 vendors’ wares–everything from Seahawk gear to holiday decorations.
For the fourth year in a row, TopSide owner John O’Reilly has sponsored s gingerbread holiday house building contest. On the Saturday after Thanksgiving gingerbread house kits awaited builders who stopped by to construct these delectable structures, using icing, candies and lots of imagination.
Sunbursts, ships, jewelry racks and more…these are just a few of the items shoppers will find at the annual Red Ribbon Bazaar in Steilacoom on Saturday, Dec. 3. Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. that day, shoppers will find decorated trees, quilts, baked goods and more at this traditional event that’s always held at Steilacoom […]
What’s on your reading list for 2017? Lakewood Historical Society has a few suggestions for those interested in learning more about local history.
Dozens of history-minded folks visited Steilacoom’s historic Orr Home this weekend and enjoyed meandering among the Victorian-style holiday décor–from the festive parlor, through the dining room and kitchen and then upstairs to view the children’s rooms.
Hand-crafted red felt “recorders”, created by Third Grade students from Steilacoom’s Cherrydale Primary School, will be among the 400 ornaments hung in December on the Tree at the Washington State Governor’s Mansion in Olympia.
Join Military Road Expert Karen Meador for her talk about The Military Road from Ft. Steilacoom to Ft. Bellingham in the 1850’s.
Motorists traveling south on I-5 will soon be seeing a new road sign. A large green and white sign, with a bright red Poppy at its base, is being placed on the highway as a reminder of the WW I Boulevard of Remembrance. The sign is to be placed at Exit 116.
Steilacoom’s historic 1857 Orr Home is ready for the holiday season. Garlands of ribbon and greenery will be hung throughout the home at 1811 Rainier Street for the season. The home is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 19 and Sun., Nov. 20. A pre-opening “Members Only” night […]