Volunteer Park Conservatory Celebrates 100 Years with “Victorian Day”

Vintage postcard, 1914, of Volunteer Park Conservatory / Source: UW Special Collections

Join the Friends of the Conservatory as it celebrates the Conservatory’s 100th year with an old-time celebration in Volunteer Park. Come dressed in your best finery from yesteryear or come as you are. An afternoon of festivities is planned. Pack a lunch or choose from several food trucks. Tickets are REQUIRED for the Croquet Tournament fundraiser ($60; $50 Friends of the Conservatory members) but most other activities are free!

WHEN: Sunday, August 12, 1:00 to 6:00 pm

WHERE: Volunteer Park, 1402 E. Galer St., Capitol Hill, Seattle

For details, go to the Volunteer Park Conservatory website.

The Friends of the Conservatory is actively raising funds to renovate the east wing of the conservatory building. More information on the condition of the structure and efforts to save the building can be found here.