• Special Events & Programs




    2018 Events and Activities

  • "Eureka!" Breakfast

    Save the Date for our 2018 "Eureka!" Breakfast on Thursday 10/18

    Join us for our annual

    Eureka! Breakfast

    Thursday, October 18 at

    7:30 AM


    Featured Speaker:

    Bill Baarsma


    Signature Sponsor:

    Edward Jones Agents -

    Micky DuMont

    Derek O'Sullivan and

    Brent Wojtanowicz

  • Craft Saturdays

    Drop by the Cabin for fun arts and crafts activities designed for children ages 3-9 and their families.

    Activities are held on the second Saturday of each month, February - December.

    Saturday, October 13, 1-4pm (Woven Arts - #TacomaArtsMonth)

    Saturday, November 10, 1-4pm (Games Day)

    Saturday, December 8, 1-4pm (Santa Visits Old Town)

    Details available on our Facebook events page.

    Sponsored by:

  • Santa Visits Old Town

    Join us on Saturday, December 8, 2018


    to celebrate the season at Tacoma's birthplace!

    * Santa Photos * Cookies and Cocoa

    * Holiday Choirs * Children's Crafts

    "Pay As You Can" - Please bring a donation of non-perishable foods to fill our collection box for Food Connection.


    Refreshments available while supplies last

    Digital Photos with Santa

    Provided by Lena Peterson at Salt and Ink Photo.

    Available for free download about 1 week after the event.

    Our cozy cabin fireplace is the perfect setting for your keepsake Santa picture! Bring the whole family and make a memory.

    Volunteers needed! Contact our Program Manager for more information

    Sponsored by:

  • Old Town History Walks

    Guided monthly walks, Saturday mornings, May - September

    Thanks for joining our Tacoma history walks in 2018.

    Our 2019 history walk dates and themes will be posted in the spring.


    • There is one guided tour each month, May-Sept
    • Walks take place, rain or shine.
    • Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.
    • Tours last approximately 1 hour
    • Tours begin at Job Carr Cabin Museum unless otherwise noted.

    Thank you to our 2018 Sponsor:

  • Summer Storytime

    Stories, games and crafts for kids ages 3-9 and their families

    Summer Storytime at the Cabin

    June 22 - August 31, 2018

    Fridays, 11am-12noon

    Stories, games and crafts for kids ages 3-9 and their families

    Pioneer Storytime at Tacoma Public Libraries

    June 21 - August 9

    We visited all 8 branches of the Tacoma Public Library in Summer 2018

    for a special pioneer storytime.

    Want to know more about Summer Storytime?

    Read this 6/29/16 review by ExperienceTacoma.com


    Thank You to our Sponsor:

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