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Friends of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is focused on activities that encourage cultural awareness and participation at this Site. Events at the Site include our popular dances, workshops, author talks and book signings, artists talks and art exhibits, Smokey Bear's birthday party, and much more. There is something for everyone.<...br /> Want to get updates when we are promoting a new event? Subscribe above for notifications. More
Apr
07

Songs upon the Rivers Author Talk

French speakers significantly influenced the history of the Pacific Northwest. Author Robert Foxcurran will discuss and sign copies of his book, Songs upon the Rivers: The Buried History of the French-Speaking Canadians and Metis from the Great Lakes and the Mississippi across to the Pacific. 2 - 4 pm ​ ​ April 7, 2018 ​Fort Vancouver Visitor Cente...
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Apr
07

April Felting with Juneko Martinson

​ Date ​ ​​ April 7, 2018 ​ Time ​10 am- 1 pm ​ Skill Level ​For all skill levels, ages 12 and older ​ Fee ​$25 Location​ Fort Vancouver Visitor Center​ Space is limited. Please call 360-816-6216 if you would like to attend. Each kit if for one corsage, but if flowers are made slightly smaller, two flowers may be made and attached to one stem. Each...
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Mar
25

Contemporary Masks Inspired by Chinookan Stories

Visit the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center to see an exhibit of nine contemporary masks inspired by beings from traditional stories of Chinookan peoples. The masks represent She Who Watches, Raven, Yuhlma, The Darkness One, Coyote, Salmon, Swallowing Monster, Wind, and Atathlia. They were created by Artist Bill Rutherford. For Chinookan peoples along ...
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Jan
15

February 2018 Workshops with Fiber Artist Juneko Martinson

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​Juneko will lead workshop participants in creating fiber art at the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center throughout February. If you would like to participate, please call the Friends Bookstore and Gallery ( 360-816-6216 ) to reserve your spot. Upcoming workshops Sweet Heart Pins Workshop ​ ​ Date ​February 3, 2018  Time 10am to 1pm ​​ ​Skill&n...
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Dec
11

Sweetheart Hangar Dance, February 10, 2018

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The Friends of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's annual Sweetheart Hangar Dance is scheduled for Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 7pm-10pm at Pearson Air Museum. The Museum is located at 1115 East 5th Street, Vancouver, WA 98661. We are pleased to announce that music will be provided by VanPort Jazz Band . Tickets are $25 per person and a...
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