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Museum
918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA 98002

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Farm
28728 Green River Rd SE, Kent, WA 98030

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Phone: 253-288-7433
June 2018
7th
6-8pm

Late Play Date with a special Painting Party
On the first Thursday of every month drop-in for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3-12 years of age, no registration required. Kids will make a pointilism project at this special session with local artist Mary Ellen Bowers! Sponsored by the Robert Chinn Foundation.
8 - 9th
7pm-8am

Overnight at the Museum - Oregon Trail
It’s time to pull round the oxen, pack-up the covered wagon and avoid dysentery! Kids ages 7 – 12 will have a blast at this pioneer themed overnight with activities like playing a museum-sized Oregon Trail game, crafting pioneer toys and playing old fashioned games. $35 per child, click HERE to register.

23rd
Noon-5pm

Mary Olson Farm Open! Every Sat and Sun through August 26
Admission is FREE!
Take your family on a trip back in time to the Mary Olson Farm. Kids will love meeting our cow, chickens, and mini donkeys and going on a tour of the Olson’s farmhouse. Pack a picnic and spend the day enjoying one of the best preserved farms in King County! Open hours made possible by the Wyman Youth Trust.

23rd
Noon-5pm

Artist in Residence Open Studio at Mary Olson Farm
Meet the Farm’s first artist in residence Michelle Lassaline. Explore her summer studio in the Farm’s barn and wonder at the detail and whimsy of her intimate watercolor landscapes and her magical papier-mâché masks. Free!

July 2018
Sat & Sun
Noon-5pm

Mary Olson Farm Open! Every Sat and Sun through August 26
Admission is FREE!
Take your family on a trip back in time to the Mary Olson Farm. Kids will love meeting our cow, chickens, and mini donkeys and going on a tour of the Olson’s farmhouse. Pack a picnic and spend the day enjoying one of the best preserved farms in King County! Open hours made possible by the Wyman Youth Trust.

5th
6-8pm

Late Play Date
On the first Thursday of every month drop-in for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3-12 years of age, no registration required. Sponsored by the Robert Chinn Foundation.
11, 18, 25 & 8/1
10:30 -11:30am

Hooked on History!
Stop by the Museum before the concerts in Les Gove Park for free crafts and activities with a new theme each week! Free, no registration required. Hooked on History is made possible by the Wyman Youth Trust.

5, 19 and 8/2
6-8:30pm

Sunset at the Farm Concert Series
The Auburn Symphony Chamber Orchestra presents a wonderful series of outdoor chamber music at the Mary Olson Farm. For more information and tickets please visit www.auburnsymphony.org

15th
2-4pm

Stitchin' at the Farm
Bring your knitting needles for a relaxing afternoon of stitching at the Farm with knitting and crochet demonstrations, advice and comradery from the Snohomish Knitting Guild. Free program, no registration required.


29th
Noon-5pm

Artist in Residence Open Studio at Mary Olson Farm
Meet the Farm’s first artist in residence Michelle Lassaline. Explore her summer studio in the Farm’s barn and wonder at the detail and whimsy of her intimate watercolor landscapes and her magical papier-mâché masks. Free!


16-20
23-27

9am-Noon


Museum Mystery Camp
Kids age 6 – 11 will learn a little history and have a lot of fun unlocking local, international and mythical mysteries. Each day is a new mystery and includes activities like detective training, orienteering, scavenger hunts, code breaking, and even a chance to break free from a Museum “escape room”! $100 per child (Auburn resident), pre-registration required at www.auburnwa.gov


August 2018
Sat & Sun
Noon-5pm

Mary Olson Farm Open! Every Sat and Sun through August 26
Admission is FREE!
Take your family on a trip back in time to the Mary Olson Farm. Kids will love meeting our cow, chickens, and mini donkeys and going on a tour of the Olson’s farmhouse. Pack a picnic and spend the day enjoying one of the best preserved farms in King County! Open hours made possible by the Wyman Youth Trust.

1st
10:30-11:30


Hooked on History!
Stop by the Museum before the concert in Les Gove Park for free crafts and activities with a new theme each week! Free, no registration required. Hooked on History is made possible by the Wyman Youth Trust.


2nd
6-8pm


Late Play Date
On the first Thursday of every month drop-in for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3-12 years of age, no registration required. Sponsored by the Robert Chinn Foundation.


2nd
7pm


Native Storytelling
Roger Fernandes, Lower Elwha Band of the S'Klallam, incorporates song, dance, and tales from around the world in this captivating storytelling program. Free event, no registration required, but space is limited.


6-10
13-17

9am-Noon


Living History Camp
Kids ages 6 – 11 will explore the daily activities of farm life in the early 20th century. Activities include: caring for farm animals, working in the garden, finger weaving, archery, baking in a wood stove, playing historic games and more! $100 per child (Auburn resident), pre-registration required at www.auburnwa.gov


12th
2pm


Native Flute at the Farm
Gary Stroutsos plays native flute at the Farm. Free, no registration required.


18th
1pm


Hops in the Valley at the Farm
Learn about hops history with Museum Curator of Collections Hilary Pittenger and modern beer making with Arthur Cohn from Scamp Brewing. Free, no registration required.


25th
1-4pm


Poets on the Farm
Readings, writing and more with the Northwest Renaissance Poets. Free, no registration required.


Coming to an Event and Need a Room? Book a night at the Best Western Plus Mountain View Auburn Inn and get a special discount when you mention the White River Valley Museum.
Call (253)887-7600 to book your room!