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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
April 2018 - THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 1st
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.
5th
7pm

Suffer for Beauty Tour
See our new exhibit of women’s undies and hear fascinating insights and entertaining stories from exhibit co-curator Dr. Michelle Marshman. Free, no registration required but space is limited.
6th
6:30 - 10pm

Northern Pacific Railroad Lecture: Museum Open House 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Lecture and Slideshow 7:30 – 10 p.m.
Join us for an evening of railroad history and reminiscing! $5 adults, $4 children and seniors, no registration required.

25th
7pm

You've Come a Long Way! SOLD OUT
Museum Open House and Suffer for Beauty exhibit tours with expert costume maker Gene Barker 6 - 7pm, Performance begins at 7pm, Museum will close directly following the Performance.


Historical, educational, and hysterical – one costumed woman tells you like it WAS. Historic reenactor Tames Alan takes guests on a one-woman romp through some of the most important years in women’s history,  1912- 1927. This whirlwind performance includes four wardrobe changes and a lot of laughs for a night that should not be missed! $20 per person.


May 2018
Tuesdays
10am

Farm Tots!
An early learning program every Tuesday in May at the Mary Olson Farm. $6 per child per class, for more information and to register click HERE.
3rd
6-8pm

Late Play Date with a special "Snack and Paint"
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 cool Van Gogh style project at this special "Snack and Paint" session with local artist Crystal Lowy! Sponsored by the Robert Chinn Foundation.
12th
1pm

A Taste of Women's History
Grab the gals for an afternoon of fashion, food and women's history. $15 per person, for more information and to register click HERE.

June 2018
7th
6-8pm

Late Play Date with a special "Snack and Paint"
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 "Snack and Paint" 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.

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

15
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.


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


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!