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~Upcoming Events~

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

The Washington Regency Society

would be honored with your presence this year.

Join us in 2020

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 Sewing Morning in Dishabille

Sunday morning June, 28, 2020 

10 am to 1 pm

sewing  at computer

Washington Regency Society presents:  Sewing at home together – mixing the Regency sewing circle with modern technology

WRS often holds sewing get-togethers at libraries and other sites but this year all those favorite sites are closed due to the Corona virus distancing guidelines.  The leadership group wants to make sure that folks stay in communication with each other and have a chance to ask questions of some of our more experienced members, so we are setting up a sewing meet up via the Zoom platform.

We can gather in our Morning dress or “dishabille” (or not in costume if you prefer but please keep it “G rated”.)  Bring along your hand sewing or set up your computer next to your sewing machine – there are no rules other than our standing rule “Be excellent to each other”.

At 10 am our session will open, and it will continue until 1 pm.   There is no fee for members but there will be a five-dollar fee for non-WRS members. Use this link to purchase just this one meeting access or purchase a membership on the membership page.   The link to connect will be sent to paid up members on Saturday June 27, 2020.

You don’t have to sew Regency era things; in fact you don’t have to sew at all.  You can just come and visit with your WRS buddies.   If it gets really crowded and noisy, we can open breakout rooms for folks to discuss things in smaller groups then come back together later.

Let’s do this!  A little virus won’t keep us from having fun and being creative!


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 Picnic and Performances

July 25, 2020 more details soon

harry playing fluteWashington 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 up your tea table, don your Regency Sunday best, re-trim your bonnet!

Members will be sent an invitation for Zoom by email.

Of course Costumes admired but not required!

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Strolling in Kubota Gardens

Garden Stroll

Postponed – date to be determined 
watch for an email – as soon as it is safe to go to the Garden we may have a quick “pop up” type event here. 

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 for gravel paths, parasols and bonnets!  FREE ! (There is no admission fee for this garden.)

Here is a link to more information about the Kubota Garden.

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 Soft-top Bonnet Workshop

Soft Top Bonnet

Members, please watch for an email with more details and information about when to sign up for this VIRTUAL workshop

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Tall Ships

August 2020

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General Membership Meeting and Chemisette Workshop

Renton Library on Mill Avenue

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Brothers Grimm Evening

October 2020 (early)

Cards, fun costumes, snacks, and a Regency swap meet

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A Blessing of the Hounds

(No kill) Regency Hunt and
A Hunt Breakfast

This fall we are excited to work with the Woodbrook Hunt Club in Lakewood again!

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Regency Educational Day and Jane Austen inspired Christmas Tea

December 2020

at Fernhill Library

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Twelfth Night Ball

January 2, 2021

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Stay tuned for more….

Group Sewing Days

Sewing tools

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~

Sewing Day


February 2, 2020

Federal Way Library

Please check our Facebook Event for more details.

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Twelfth Night Supper and Ball 2020

Saturday, January 4, 2020



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Seaside Assembly 2019


WRS returned to Tokeland! 

November 8-10, 2019

The Washington Regency Society gathered at The Tokeland Hotel on Willapa Bay, for a Retreat from the modern world,

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bonnet lady

Buckram Bonnet Workshop - part 2

September 15, 2019

bonnet lady

Buckram Bonnet Workshop

Saturday,  August 24, 2019

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

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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 transferable but the purchaser is responsible for finding a substitute.