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~Upcoming Events~

(be sure to scroll down to see details as we add them to the events) 

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Seaside Assembly 2019

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WRS returns to Tokeland! 

November 8-10, 2019

the assembly retreat is sold out – click through the image for information about the waiting list.

The Washington Regency Society Welcomes you to find your comfort in the Regency Era.
Let us gather at The Tokeland Hotel on Willapa Bay, for a Retreat from the modern world, where we will commune with people like ourselves drawn to a quiet, gentler time.

We have chosen November for this retreat to cozy up with our woolens and shawls. We will dine, visit with friends, sew, play cards and board games, walk in nature, read books by the fire and take our lodging.

The Seaside Assembly will be from Friday November 8th until Sunday November 10th 2019.
Two nights lodging in this 100 year old hotel and five Southern style meals (served family- style), Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday breakfast.

There will also be an optional workshop in French Hand Sewing taught by Bobbi Chase at some point during the retreat, it will have a small additional fee for materials. More details on this as they become clear.

$340 for members and $360 for non-members  – click through the image above for more information and to reserve your spot.

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Twelfth Night Supper and Ball 2020

Saturday, January 4, 2020

WARegency12thNightInviteTwelfth Night 2020 tickets now available for members

The tickets are available for members now using the linked page – click on the wreath to enter the event page.

 

Stay tuned for more….

Group Sewing Days

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Join us for a sewing day!

We have had a lot of fun and made a lot of progress on projects when we meet up and help each other with our costuming.  We are negotiating with spaces and plan more of these “sewing days” this year — follow this space for more information soon!

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~Past Events~

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Buckram Bonnet Workshop - part 2

September 15, 2019

Our much requested buckram bonnet workshop is finally scheduled.  Your instructors, Mary Hafner-Laney and Ruth Haring will be guiding you through the process of constructing the wired buckram foundation in the first part of this workshop, to be followed by Part II on September 15th during which you will cover and trim your bonnet.  Your instructors are experienced bonnet milliners, and Mary has taught a bonnet workshop before, so you will gain new expertise about the how’s and why’s of making a sturdy bonnet that will last.

Click through the picture above for all the details.

 

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Buckram Bonnet Workshop

Saturday,  August 24, 2019

Our much requested buckram bonnet workshop  part one was quite successful and sold out in mere days   Your instructors, Mary Hafner-Laney and Ruth Haring will be guiding you through the process of constructing the wired buckram foundation in the first part of this workshop, to be followed by Part II on September 15th during which you will cover and trim your bonnet.  Your instructors are experienced bonnet milliners, and Mary has taught a bonnet workshop before, so you will gain new expertise about the how’s and why’s of making a sturdy bonnet that will last.

You may click here to see some more of our past events.

Tall Ships at Port Orchard

August 17, 2019

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The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be docked in Port Orchard on August 17.

Back by popular demand !

This exciting event was “A la Carte” .

We brought our own picnic, tables and chairs, blankets, foods, cutlery, drinks to Picnic at Givens Play Field (1025 Tacoma Ave.  Port Orchard 98366 ). We then dined under the evergreen trees for a few hours 11am -2 pm .

The Log Cabin Museum 416 Sidney Ave. 2:30-3pm (We tried to fo but it was closed!)

Then we ventured to downtown for Antique shopping (801 Bay Street) in the quaint area along the water 3pm -5:30 pm, just a few minutes walking.

Next, on to the Marina 707 Sidney Parkway for the adventure sail on The Lady Washington at 2 p.m.

After the sail we did retreat to Bay Street Bistro On the Bay (834 Bay Street) to have dinner.   www.baystreetbistro.com

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our annual

Picnic at Lakewold Gardens

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Sunday July 21, 2019

10 am to 4 pm

Lakewold Gardens —  12317 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499

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WRS SEWING DAY

Sunday June 30, 2019

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Please join us for our next sewing day at the Shoreline Library

345 NE 175th Street, Shoreline, Washington 98155

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Washington Regency Society

GENERAL MEETING

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Sunday, May 5, 2019  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Queen Anne Library Meeting Room,  Seattle

 The first part of our meeting was our business meeting with our President’s Report, Treasurer’s Report, and descriptions of how our members can get involved.  The second part of the meeting was an educational presentation on fashions during the Regency period.  This is intended to help newer (or current) members obtain the necessary information to start their own wardrobes.  We also had a program on the Regency fashions at the Museum of Fashion History in Bath England.  Two of our members were able to inspect some of the fashions in their collection and will be sharing details and photos of those garments.

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A Weekend House Party at Pemberley

April 6, 2019 from 12:30 in the afternoon through a ball in the evening

JASNA Pemberley Party April 6 2019

The Jane Austen Society of North America, Puget Sound Region  invited the Washington Regency Society to join them for this festive occasion.  http://waregency.org/?p=1831

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Secret Garden Tea

March 3, 2019

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WRS returned to the site of our very first function!  We had a delightful tea and played parlor games

WRS Sewing Day

February 3, 2019. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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WRS Sewing Day at the Federal Way Library -  34200 1st Way S, Federal Way, Washington 98003

Twelfth Night Feast and Ball

 Saturday, January 5, 2019

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Group Sewing Day

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2018 — 2:00-5:30 P.M.

TACOMA PUBLIC LIBRARY – SWAZEY BRANCH

 7001 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406

WRS Hunting with Horses and Hounds – November 3, 2018

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WRS Sari Safari -  October 13, 2018

 link to sari safari 2018

WRS at the SITU Garage Sale- September 22, 2018

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WRS Founders Day Picnic – September 15, 2018

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Regency Corset and Stays Workshop

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WRS Summer Picnic – July 15, 2018

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 Sewing a Regency Gown – May 20, 2018

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 WRS Spring Tea Event – April 14, 2018

Museum and Tea in Kitsap County April 14 2018

Tea at the Empress Hotel – March 10, 2018

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Twelfth Night Feast and Ball -  January 6, 2018


Link to Twelfth Night 2018

 Secret Garden Tea - May 21, 2017


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Summer Picnic at Lakewold Gardens  – July 23, 2017

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Tall Ships at Port Ludlow, Washington August 26-27, 2017

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Turban Workshop

September 17, 2017


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Click this link for more WRS past events: http://waregency.org/past-eventsJASNA Pemberley Party April 6 2019

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WRS REFUND POLICY

(This policy was adopted on 5/7/17) 

• Deposits or full amount must be received by the published deadline which is 30 days prior to the event unless otherwise specified.

• If the minimum number of people do not sign up by the deadline, the event will be canceled, and money refunded.

• If an attendee cancels after the published deadline, no refund will be made.

• Attendance is transferrable but the purchaser is responsible for finding a substitute.