Duvall Historical Society
Duvall Historical Society

Duvall Historical Society 2021 Events

Please visit our Archives page to listen to interviews that recapture the history of Duvall.

Several videos are also available (on YouTube) to give you virtual tours of our wonderful area.

Upcoming Events

Civic Club Plant Sale

Gardeners Alert! Spring has sprung and gardeners everywhere are trimming, planting seeds, and dividing perennials. The Duvall Civic Club's 50th Annual, Garden Art Sale plus Craft Fair is celebrating its history at one of Duvall's oldest buildings. There will be bedding plants, vegetable starts, perennials, and small bushes and trees. As in the past, almost all of these items are donated by supporters of the Civic Club.

Civic Club community endeavors include scholarships for local high school graduates; support for Summer Stage, the Sno-Valley Senior Center, Duvall and Carnation Farmers' Markets, HopeLink, and the Riverview Education Foundation.

Tree pruning workshop at 2 pm with Greg Guiliani.

May 14, 2022: 9 am - 4 pm

For more info: Visit Facebook

Tree Pruning with Greg Guiliani

Take the terror out of pruning fruit trees with instruction that shows how to approach the task and reduces the number of difficult decisions needed. Greg Giuliani will give a hands-on pruning workshop of apple & pear trees at the Dougherty Farmstead in Duvall. Dougherty Farmstead is a restored historic farm (circa 1888) with some of the oldest standing structures in the Snoqualmie River Valley. Last year Greg did year 2 renovation pruning on a very old pear tree as well as pruning on several small apple trees. Join the Food Forest, Snohomish County Fruit Society and Greg as he tackles several small diameter fruit removal.

May 14, 2022: 2 pm - 3 pm

Bring: Each attendee should bring their own pruning tools as well as weather appropriate clothing.

For more info: Visit Facebook

Spring Cleaning Event

Potluck picnic at noon. Drinks provided. We would like to invite you, your friends and family to join the Duvall and Carnation community to clean and refresh Novelty Hills Cemetery. This is a great opportunity to volunteer and get out in the fresh air in meaningful work! Here is what we plan to do:

  • trim branches
  • ranking and weeding
  • weed-eating
  • spread fertilizer
  • wash headstones and markers
  • trim around and edge headstones and markers

What to bring: rakes, trimmers, pruners for yard work plus rags, sponges, scrub brushes and buckets for cleaning markers and headstones. The cemetery provides a cleaning solution for cleaning markers and headstones.

May 21, 2022: 10 am – 2 pm.

Spring Cleaning Event

Memorial Day Salute

Please join our remembrance for those that loved their country more than their own lives. 115 service members are buried at Novelty Hills Cemetery. We will be honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

May 30th, 2022: 10 a.m.

Memorial Day

Twilight Tour

Join the Novelty Cemetery Association and the Duvall Historical Society for the eighth annual twilight tour of the tranquil and picturesque Novelty Hills Cemetery where deceased Snoqualmie Valley residents will be brought back to life by re-enactors telling stories of their lives.

Ghost speakers! Last year's Twilight Tour program

The last weekend in August

Twilight Tour

Top banner photo: Fourth of July parade, Duvall, 1911