Ridgefield Heritage Day Schedule

Ridgefield’s Heritage Day is Saturday, September 14, and will be celebrated at the Community Center, 210 North Main Avenue, and Davis Park which is across the street. Come and celebrate Ridgefield’s history in a full day of activities

 Ridgefield Community Center Activities

9-4pm Displays:

History of families that owned the land that became the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge: five units, Carty, River “S”, Roth, Bachelor Island, and Ridgeport Dairy Units

Ridgefield Refuge will display photographs and information about all units

Native American artifacts — Jeff Smith

Family history — Jeff Smith and Shirley Arndt

Story of the Lambert/German Town area — Charlotte Clevidence

Story of the 1914 Horn’s Corner murder mystery — Kay Douglas

RHS Class pictures and year books

Evolution of the camera-vintage camera display — Jim Propper

Vintage telephones and equipment — Myrna Mills Snead

75th anniversary celebration of founding of the Ridgefield Garden Club — come and enjoy a piece of cake with the ladies of the Garden Club

Ridgefield Heritage cards will be on sale. These black and white note cards feature pictures from Ridgefield’s history and make nice gifts

Davis Park Area Activities

9-4  Antique Farm equipment

9-2  Farmers’ Market

Radio Disney — activities and games for children

Music — Opus School of Music

10:30-11:30   Storytelling by professional storyteller Nancy McQuillan in library

11:00-12:30   Crafts for children in Ridgefield Library

1:00-1:45     Highlight Presentation

Premier Storyteller — Sam Robinson, Vice Chair of the Chinook Nation will relate historical accounts of the Chinook people who lived in the Ridgefield area for thousands of years.

Other Activities

10-2 Open House at Mt. Ridgefield — Dave and Carol Zylstra’s roadside fantasyland

Directions: head north on NW 11th Ave, go pass Tri-Mountain GolfCourse-continue ¼ mile, it is on the right

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