This year Heritage Day, Saturday, September 13, will celebrate the 100th year anniversary of Ridgefield’s Fort Vancouver Library and honor our community’s 90 year old individuals. All events take place at the Community Center, 102 North Main Avenue, unless otherwise noted. Here’s the schedule:
9am to 4pm – Displays at the Community Center
History of the Library and the Priscilla Club
Vintage items displayed by families, showcasing historic Ridgefield.
RHS Class pictures and year books
Recent photos of 100 year structures
Ridgefield Hardware celebrates 100 years with an open house from 9am to 6pm. Refreshments will be served.
A walking tour guide will be available, highlighting the 100 year structures
Clark County Genealogical Society – Stephen Cormick
Premier Quilts-Mrs. Noel Johnson
11AM Trunk showing premier quilts-Mrs. Noel Johnson
1:00 Honor and Recognition of 90+ year olds – Port Commissioner- Joe Melroy
1:30 Welcome/Short History of Library – Mayor Ron Onslow
Davis Park/Mill Street Activities/Library
9-4 Antique Farm Equipment
9-4 Lions Club will have food for sale
9-2 Farmers Market
10-3 Pedal Surrey – donations will be given to the Lions Youth Group
10:30 Music-Opus School of Music
10:30 Storytelling-Professional Storyteller Nancy McQuillan in Library
11:00 Activities for children in Library
3:30-4:30 Tour of Lancaster 1880 restored barn by David Morgan, at the end of 71st Ave North of Ridgefield
Thanks to our Supporters: City of Ridgefield, Community Center, Friends of the Library, Garden Club, Lions Club, and Port of Ridgefield.