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  • Soft top Bonnet Workshop

    Posted on January 25, 2021 by WRS Web Mistress in News.

    Sunday, January 24th, we had 17 ladies from all over the nation get together for the Soft Topped Bonnet Workshop. Instructor Ruth Haring presented her latest tips on making this easy straw brimmed summer bonnet.  It was a fun time with several coming in costume.  A follow-up workshop is planned for February 7th. This was […]

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  • 2021 Membership available

    Posted on December 11, 2020 by WRS in News.

    Now is the time to join or renew your membership in the Washington Regency Society. Memberships expire on the 31st of December every year.  If you pay now you will be a member until December 31 of 2021! Here is a link to our membership page. –MEMBERSHIP PAGE–

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  • WRS GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

    Posted on October 20, 2020 by WRS News in General Meeting, News, Workshop.

    This year’s General Membership Meeting in November will be a ZOOM meeting. It is the time when we review and discuss what we have been doing over the past year and what we are planning for the coming year. We will also have a presentation on the chemisette. And, it is election time! We would […]

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  • Black Lives Matter! This is a safe place.

    Posted on June 12, 2020 by WRS in Educational, News, Reference, Regency.

    Washington Regency Society wants all people to feel welcome, valued, and safe at our meetings and events. There is no place in WRS for racism or discrimination of any kind. If you have not felt welcome and safe, we are sorry.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact society@waregency.org […]

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  • Washington Regency Society’s Summer Virtual Picnic

    Posted on June 1, 2020 by WRS in Events, Food, News, Regency.

    Washington Regency Society’s Summer Virtual Picnic Because we can not guarantee what phase of reopening our State (due to COVID-19) will be at on July 25th we have decided to take our Summer Picnic Virtual! We all take to our own gardens with our own picnics, where we will meet virtually Via ZOOM ! Set […]

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  • Kubota Gardens event postponed

    Posted on May 4, 2020 by WRS in News.

    The Stroll through the Kubota Gardens has been postponed. New Date to be determined… Let us stroll in the Kubota Garden! This distinctive Northwest/Japanese 20 acre Garden is alive with blooms around this time of year.  You may bring a picnic for after the stroll . Wear your best Regency walking outfit, sturdy walking shoes […]

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  • What shall I do?

    Posted on May 4, 2020 by WRS in Book Reviews, Costuming, Educational, News.

          From the President:   What Shall I Do During the Corona virus Scare?  During this crazy, scary time, it is good to stay busy.  With so many events canceled, I thought it might be a good time to look around at home for activities that might keep me occupied.  First, I decided to go […]

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  • Tokeland 2019 Retreat

    Posted on November 21, 2019 by WRS in News.

    On the weekend of November 8th about 22 members of WRS retreated to the past at the Tokeland Hotel on the Washington coast, Willapa Bay.  The hotel was built in 1885 and still has a friendly and “homey” feeling.   As the weather was wet and cold we enjoyed the blazing fire while working on our […]

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  • Buckram Bonnet workshop part 1

    Posted on August 27, 2019 by WRS in News.

    BUCKRAM BONNET WORKSHOP - Part I - August 24, 2019 Instructors Mary Hafner-Laney and Ruth Haring presented a class on making your own buckram bonnet frame to 10 participants at the Kirkland Public Library. Buckram, wire, binding, and flannel for mulling were provided as well as Mary’s bonnet pattern. Samples of other available patterns and finished forms […]

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  • Lots of 2019 events updated

    Posted on June 6, 2019 by WRS in Educational, Events, Food, News, Regency, Workshop.

    Take a look at the events page as there are many new details posted about upcoming events including the Lakewold Gardens picnic on July 21st, the Tall Ships sail and picnic on August 17th, a long requested Bonnet making workshop August 24 and the Seaside Assembly November 8-10.

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