Tag Archives: Ballard

Advance Tickets Available through Saturday 6/22

The much-awaited Ballard Classic Home Tour is Sunday, June 23! Purchase tickets one of three ways: On Sunday: Buy at Tour Headquarters beginning at 9:30 a.m. Location: 3003 N.W. 66th Street, Ballard. (The tour lasts until 4:00 p.m., but be … Continue reading

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Purchase Tickets for June 23 Ballard Classic Home Tour

June 1 marks the first day that local businesses will offer tickets for the Ballard Classic Home Tour on Sunday, June 23, 2013. We’ve selected seven vintage Ballard residences of unique character and modern livability for you to see. Three … Continue reading

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Tickets Available for 2013 Ballard Classic Home Tour

You’re invited! We’ve selected seven lovely homes for you to see on Sunday, June 23, 2013. Tickets are available online (anytime) or at several local retailers beginning June 1. Thank you to REStore, Secret Garden Bookshop, Johnson & Johnson Antiques … Continue reading

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Become a Volunteer Tour Guide

You too can be Cruise Director for a day, just like Julie McCoy in The Love Boat! The Ballard Historical Society needs guides — we call them docents — for the 2013 Classic Home Tour on Sunday, June 23. Tour … Continue reading

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Members Party This Wednesday

BHS Members, please attend the BHS annual meeting on Wednesday, December 5 from 7-9 p.m. at Hattie’s Hat. We’ll have wine and light hors d’oeuvre. Visit with the board of trustees, celebrate our many accomplishments in 2012, and hear about … Continue reading

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Carnegie Library, A Ballard Treasure

Last spring Seattle residents learned from the Seattle Times that the Ballard Carnegie Library building was for sale by long-time owner, Karoline Morrison. It came to our attention that this building did not have the City of Seattle’s Landmark Designation, … Continue reading

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Syttende Mai Parade 2012

The pictures are out! We had lots of fun celebrating Syttende Mai in Ballard yesterday. Thanks to Jeff Taylor who drove a classy ’34 Ford, revving up his engine — just because he could! We even had a mascot — … Continue reading

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Pickles and Sauerkraut, Right Here in Ballard

Check out articles related to our recent AKCHO award: BHS Wins AKCHO Award Ballard News Tribune We were recently contacted by Larry Larsen of Vaupell Holdings, who uncovered a fun painted sign on the side of his building that read, … Continue reading

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BHS Wins Award

The Ballard Historical Society was recognized by the Association of King County Historical Organizations on Tuesday evening. We received the Charles Payton Award for Heritage Advocacy for our “Bring the Ring Back to Ballard” project. In January 2011, we were … Continue reading

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Washington Documents Come Alive on Wednesday, April 4

Ballard Historical Society is pleased to announce a spring 2012 lecture speaker. We welcome Dr. Lorraine McConaghy of the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ballard Landmark. Dr. McConaghy will take … Continue reading

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