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Upcoming Activities

Crafts of the Past

Saturday, Jul 11, 2020 11:00 am
Fort Nisqually
July 11, 2020 11 am-5 pm The popular Crafts of the Past program where modern practitioners of 19th-century artistic traditions share the methods and materials of their work.

Family Fun Night

Friday, Jul 17, 2020 6:00 pm
Fort Nisqually
July 17, 2020 6-9 pm Bring a picnic dinner and settle in for 19th-century games, music, and the firing of the candy cannon! Earn prizes for competing in classic competitions l…

Homespun Happy Hour 21+

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020 6:00 pm
Fort Nisqually
July 30, 2020 6-9 pm We are taking the maker movement back in time! Visit Fort Nisqually for an evening of food and drink samples, live music, and 19th century “make and…

Crafts of the Past

Saturday, Aug 1, 2020 11:00 am
Fort Nisqually
August 1, 2020 11 am-5 pm The popular Crafts of the Past program where modern practitioners of 19th-century artistic traditions share the methods and materials of their work.

Brigade Encampment

Aug 8 & 9; 11 am-5 pm
Fort Nisqually
August 8-9, 2020 11 am-5 pm Step back in time to the early days of the Washington Territory at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum’s annual Brigade Encampment. This event rec…

Homespun Happy Hour 21+

Thursday, Aug 27, 2020 6:00 pm
Fort Nisqually
August 27, 2020 6-9 pm We are taking the maker movement back in time! Visit Fort Nisqually for an evening of food and drink samples, live music, and 19th century “make a…

Harvest Home

Saturday, Sep 12, 2020 11:00 am
Fort Nisqually
Sept 12, 2020 11 am- 4 pm Join us to celebrate the sights, sounds, and smells of autumn at our Harvest Home festival. Visitors can learn to make corn husk dolls, weave wheat s…

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day at Fort Nisqually

Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 11:00 am
Fort Nisqually
At Fort Nisqually visitors can travel back in time and experience life in Washington Territory during the 1850s. Nine buildings are open to the public, including the granary a…

Candlelight Tour

Oct 2 & 3; 7-9 pm
Fort Nisqually
Oct 2-3, 2020 7-9 pm Campfires and candlelight provide illumination for this magical evening walking tour of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Guests eavesdrop as more tha…

Christmas Regale

Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 11:00 am
Fort Nisqually
Christmas Regale December 5, 2020 11 am-4 pm Take a break from the hustle and bustle of modern holidays and experience a real old-fashioned Christmas at Fort Nisqually Living…