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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
Events Calendar
Currently on Exhibit at the White River Valley Museum
July 12-
Dec 17, 2017

SALISH MODERN, Innovative Art with Ancient Roots
Click HERE for more details.
Mary Olson Farm Summer Hours!
June 24-
August 27, 2017


Visit the Farm this summer every Saturday and Sunday from Noon - 5pm
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 donkeys and going on a tour of the Olson’s farmhouse. Pack a picnic and spend the day enjoying one of the best preserved historic farms in King County! Click HERE for directions. Sponsored by the Wyman Youth Trust

August 2017
3rd
7pm

Native Storytelling with Roger Fernandes
Roger Fernandes is a Lower Elwha Band of the S'Klallam Indians Storyteller whose stories incorporate song and dance. In the course of telling Native American stories, Roger integrates stories he has learned from other cultures around the world. Free event, no registration required, but space is limited.
3rd
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.
3rd
7-8:30pm

Sunsets at Mary Olson Farm
Enjoy an evening of chamber music at the Farm with the Auburn Symphony Chamber Orchestra. More Information and tickets at auburnsymphony.org
7-11 & 14-18
9am-Noon

Living History Camp at the Mary Olson Farm
Kids ages 6-12 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!  $95 per child (Auburn Resident). Click HERE for more information and to register.
26th
1-4pm

Poets on the Farm
Join Northwest Renaissance Poets for an afternoon of poetry and a musical performance at Mary Olson Farm. Sit back and listen or join the free-write session and open mic – no experience required! Free program, no registration required.
September 2017
6th
7pm

Salish Art History Lecture
Lydia Sigo, Curator and Archivist at the Suquamish Museum, will share some of the history and techniques of Coast Salish art. By exploring the knowledge and traditions passed down through tribal elders, we will examine the intricacies of Northwest baskets and wool weavings, investigate the manufacturing process of ancient bone artifacts and learn about the shape and design of Puget Sound canoes and other carvings. Free event, but RSVP is required HERE.
7th
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.
16th
Noon-6pm

Hops & Crops Music and Beer Festival at Mary Olson Farm - 21+
Bands, beer and more at our 8th annual Hops & Crops Festival to support education programs at the Mary Olson Farm. $15 pre-sale is now open! Click HERE for more information and tickets.
24th
2-3pm

Northern Women in the Aftermath of the Civil War Lecture
Meet author Joanne H. Rajoppi and learn about the history behind her book Northern Women in the Aftermath of the Civil War. The book follows the women of the Hamilton family from New Jersey to Detroit and thence to Washington Territory. The family settled in Seattle; one family member settled right here in the Green River Valley! Lecture included with regular Museum admission or membership.

October 2017
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.
15th
1pm

Film Screening: Reel Injun
Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond takes a look at the Hollywood Indian, exploring the portrayal of North American Natives through a century of cinema. Free event, no registration required, but space is limited.
21st
6 - 10pm

Tailgate For Education!
A sports themed fundraiser and pep rally for Museum and Farm fieldtrip programs. $55 per person. Click HERE for more information and to purchase tickets.

November 2017
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.
Tuesdays
10am

Museum Tots!
Bring your 3 – 5 year old tots to the Museum for an exploration of history, art and science every Tuesday in November! $6 per child per date. Click HERE for more information and to register.
8th
7pm

Remembering the Songs Flute Concert with Gary Stroutsos
In this solo flute concert and storytelling event, Gary Stroutsos provides a unique look at the musical traditions from Zuni, Navajo and Salish communities and the importance of songs to these people. $10 per person. Click HERE for more information and to purchase tickets.

17-18th
7pm-8am

Overnight at the Museum!
Kids ages 7 – 12 will love this activity packed overnight adventure in the Museum with games, scavenger hunts, crafts and more! $35 per child, click HERE for more information and to register.

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!