Tag: Roy Olmstead

REMINDER: ‘The Good Bootlegger’ series kicks-off at Smith Tower Monday

REMINDER: ‘The Good Bootlegger’ presentation at the Smith Tower will begin its three-part series this coming Monday, March 4! Presented by local filmmakers Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer (of “The Maury Island Incident“), this will be an edutaining and engaging speaker series told in three parts, combining history, mythology, whiskey, local references and good old-fashioned storytelling. […]

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UPDATE: ‘Good Bootlegger’ Smith Tower event postponed 1 month due to weather

Due to inclement weather, Monday’s ‘The Good Bootlegger’ presentation at the Smith Tower has been postponed one month, and will instead begin its three-part series on Monday, March 4. Presented by Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer (of “The Maury Island Incident“), this will be an edutaining and engaging speaker series told in three parts, combining history, mythology, […]

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Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Seattle has its fair share of stories to add to Prohibition lore, having given rise to one of the most successful bootleggers in Pacific Northwest history – Roy Olmstead – and local filmmakers will be presenting this story in three parts at the Smith Tower beginning Monday, Feb. 11. Presented by Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer […]

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‘Old Roy’ monument dedicated to local Bootlegging history unveiled

Hosted in Des Moines by the Woodmont Country Club on the shores of Puget Sound, The Good Bootlegger’s Guild recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reveal a new bronze and stone monument overlooking the ruins of the Woodmont Dock. The ceremony was the centerpiece of the Guild’s annual meeting, and featured Des Moines Mayor Matt […]

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Historical Society to showcase local prohibition legacy this Saturday, Mar. 17

The Historical Society of Federal Way will kick off St. Patrick’s Day with a party, presentation, and fundraiser this Saturday, March 17, all focused upon bootlegging legend Roy Olmstead’s life and times in South King County. The event features live music with jazz pianist Deems Tsutakawa, a silent auction with items including wine from Federal […]

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REMINDER: ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid Story of Roy Olmstead’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society TONIGHT – Wednesday, May 10, from 7 – 9 p.m. The event will take place at Des Moines United Methodist Church. Here’s the overview of this compelling, local and […]

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Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society on Wednesday, May 10, from 7 – 9 p.m. Here’s the overview of this compelling, local and historic true story (that should be made into a film!): On Thanksgiving Day, […]

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