Drone photo of new parking lot with the mansion in the background, courtesy of Jeff Childs Article by Brian Cullin, published in the Winter 2021 Tracing the Fjord. The idea was hatched three decades ago in a school cafeteria. A modest vision for a “grass roots museum” for the North Hood Canal region. That modest […]
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Check out our 2021 Scarecrow Contest Winners! What began as a few lonely scarecrows staked out over the Linger Longer meadow in 2018, has become a tremendously popular community event at Worthington Park. Hosted by the Quilcene Historical Museum, participation has increased every year, showcasing the creativity and fun spirit of this small North Hood Canal community.
4th Annual Scarecrow Contest All entries are installed, and it is time to vote. May the best scarecrows win! Vote for Scarecrows! This year’s Scarecrow Contest is coming up, and the registration page is now live – click the button below! Start planning your scarecrow now – setup will be November 11-13, and winners will […]
The Circus and Outdoor Movie were a big hit this year, setting an event record for Worthington Park of over 480 attendees – a great response from our entire community, including many families. The circus was wildly entertaining, and a large part of the crowd stayed for the outdoor movie. The Skokomish tribe also offered […]
What an outstanding event for Worthington Park, Quilcene, and our region! This year’s Bon Jon Pedal Bender drew over 170 bicyclists (out of 240 total registered) and was the largest draw of the three Gravel Races. Our partnership with Peninsula Adventure Sports was a complete pleasure; the relaxed professionalism of Lorrie Mittmann and Tim Tucker […]
This year, we’re throwing a tropical beach party with the breezy beach sounds of Caribe Steel Band’s Angie Tabor, Friday, August 13 from 5-8pm at Worthington Park in Quilcene. Some of the best local vineyards, cideries, and distilleries will be here in one gorgeous spot along the river. You’ll enjoy good friends, dancing, appetizers, pulled […]