WEDNESDAY, JULY 24TH FROM 5:00 – 9:00PM
Come enjoy summer with friends, family and neighbors at the Annual Salmon BBQ. Traditionally one of our largest, most festive events, we serve barbecued salmon, hot dogs, salads, bread, and non-alcoholic beverages (BYOB).
- The pool will be open to all residents during the barbecue. See what fun they have planned & bring your swimsuits.
- A band will play during the event.
- The salmon will be served from 6 – 9 PM.
- Bring a dessert to share.
- HELP US PLAN AND SEND YOUR COMPLETED RESERVATION FORM & CHECK BY JULY 15TH.
Past History of the Innis Arden Club Family Salmon Barbecue
The Barbecue originated on the sands of Richmond Beach (at the mouth of Boeing Creek) where the George Etsell family and some of their neighbors held a salmon barbecue on the 4th of July. Each year more Innis Arden neighbors asked to be included until attendance became so large in 1967 that the Clubhouse was first used. That year the attendance was 119, and the date was changed to a Wednesday. In addition to salmon, hot dogs and buns were served. All food except the hot dogs and salmon were brought by the ladies attending. Tickets were $1.00 for adults, .85 for teens and nothing for other children. The price of salmon was .96 per pound and the men of the committee and cooks did the filleting at the clubhouse the morning of the event. Some attendance statistics:1968-163,1969-408,1970-350,1972-337,1973-409,2003-250.
Do any residents have any Salmon Barbecue pictures from the good ol’ days?
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