Norwegian Heritage Festival

On Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Anderson University Center at PLU, the Scandinavian Cultural Center (SCC) will present the annual Norwegian Heritage Festival. The event includes, music, cultural foods, dancing, rosemaling, art, weaving, Viking reinactors and more! This year, the SCC will have several events around the Spring calendar….

Wine, Spirits & Chocolate April 13th & 14th, 2018 at Marymount

The Lemay Collection at Marymount presets its Wine, Spirits & Chocolate Event on April 13th & 14th, 2018. The event is held between 4 and 9 p.m. in the Event Center at the Marymount campus, at 325 152nd St E, Tacoma, WA 98445. It is between Parkland and Spanaway 3 blocks east of SR7, Pacific Avenue. With 75+…

Kid’s Day at Prairie House – April 5

On Wednesday, April 5th, come spend the afternoon with us at the Prairie House Museum. This will be our 27th Kids’ Day. Enjoy life at the turn of the century. Tour our 1890’s farm house and outbuildings. Make butter, pop popcorn, see farm animals. We have lots of displays including a large Dollhouse all decorated…

Prairie House Museum – Kids Day April 2

On Wednesday, April 2nd, come spend the afternoon with us at the Prairie House Museum. This will be our 24th Kids’ Day. Enjoy life at the turn of the century. Tour our 1890’s farm house and outbuildings. Make butter, pop popcorn, see farm animals. We have lots of displays including a large Dollhouse all decorated for…

Free Tacoma museum admission from Columbia Bank

Columbia Bank is celebrating its 20th anniversary by sponsoring free museum admission to three Tacoma museums, December 4 – 8, 2013. For the Tacoma Art Museum and the Washington State History Museum, admission is on the house. The Children’s Museum of Tacoma will offer free admission and free parking. You do not have to be a Columbia Bank…

Prairie House Museum Christmas Open House

The Prairie House Museum Christmas Open House is Dec 8, 1-3 pm, 812 E. 176th Street in Spanaway. Come Celebrate Christmas the old fashion way. The Prairie House Museum is an 1890 farm house. She’s all decorated for you. The tree is trimmed, the cookies are baking, the garland all hung. We will have a…

Spanaway Historical Society Picnic Sunday, July 21

Sunday noon, July 21 is the annual Spanaway Historical Society Potluck Picnic and Annual Meeting. At the Prairie House Museum on 176th Street, next to Fir Lane Memorial Park, many of the oldest citizens of Spanaway will gather with their families to celebrate the historic founding and early days of Spanaway. The event is a…

Kid’s Day photos from the Prairie House Museum

Hundreds of kids and parents visited the Prairie House Museum for Kid’s Day this year. Here are some photos from the event. We hope the all volunteer staff has a restful evening, they put a lot of work into making this happen.