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104 Kirsch Dr., Everson, WA

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www.wcls.org/Everson-Branch-News/

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Author Visit - The Heartbreaks & Triumphs of a Long Distance Knitter

Signing/Readings

In "Skein: The Heartbreaks & Triumphs of a Long Distance Knitter," author Christen Mattix recounts how she stumbled upon an unusual way of meeting her Fairhaven neighbors when she decided to knit a half-mile blue rope from a public bench to Bellingham Bay. During those three and a half years of knitting at the bench, Mattix meets her loveable and quirky neighbors, visits a Trappist Monastery, falls in love, and transforms from introverted artist to a catalyst for community connections.

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• Sat 9/29/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NookChat: Community Storytelling - Everson Auction Barn

Talks/Lectures

Formerly known as the Roeder Grade School, the Everson Auction Barn continues to intrigue history buffs. DeLinda Owens-Llewellyn, granddaughter of Bob and Vetera Noble, will share pictures and stories of her family’s transformation of the school into their personal residence, the Farmers Auction House, Lunch Counter, and Auction Corner Grocery. DeLinda will share her extensive research with host Marv Fullner as we "Explore the Past; Enrich the Present" in this informal, interactive gathering sponsored by the Nooksack Valley Heritage Center committee.

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• Sun 10/14/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Author Visit - Peace Weavers of the Salish Coast

Signing/Readings

Local author Candace Wellman speaks about her book Peace Weavers:Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages. Peace-weaving marriages between Salish families and pioneer men played a crucial role in mid-1800s regional settlement. Author Candace Wellman illuminates this hidden history and shatters stereotypes surrounding these relationships. The four exceptional women she profiles left a lasting legacy in their Puget Sound communities.

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• Tue 10/30/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM