We hope you enjoy the long weekend, good food, and this tour through parties and Thanksgivings past in our collections:
in 1888, the Regina Lodge in Vancouver was charging $4 to attend a Social Ball and Supper:
Turkey was the thing by 1913, as Women’s Words of Western Canada encourages a poultry raising cottage industry:
Enthusiastic conversation at an unidentified dinner party in the 1940’s:
Excellent fashions at a similar party:
A visually impressive Masonic Dinner:
And those who make it all happen, the cooks (from a 1959 Faculty Club dinner):
Will you be celebrating Thanksgiving this year? What are your favourite traditions?