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    2020 Events and Activities

     

    To help support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, and to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers, Job Carr Cabin Museum is temporarily closed.

     

    We will continue to share updates and local history information on our website and social media accounts. You can find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter , and YouTube .

     

    Thank you for your understanding.

  • Craft Saturdays

    Arts and crafts for all ages

    Drop by the Cabin for fun arts and crafts activities.

    Activities are designed for children ages 3-9 and their families. All ages welcome.

    In Fall 2020, Job Carr Cabin Museum is offering socially-distanced

    Craft Saturdays

    11am - 1pm

     

    September 26, Back to School with Chalk Boards

    October 17, Design A Quilt

    November 14, Games and Puzzles

    December 12, Holiday Ornament

     

    These take-and-go kits include all the materials and instructions needed for a fun at-home activity.

    Instructional videos will also be posted on the Museum's YouTube channel.

    Craft kits will be available from the Museum's front porch, 11am - 1pm, while supplies last.

    Please use social distancing etiquette when you pick up your craft kit.

     

    These Craft Saturday events are designed to meet state and local public health guidelines.

     

    All visitors must wear face coverings.
    Please maintain at least six feet distance from other museum visitors.
    Visitors will not be able to enter the museum building.
     

    Details available on our Facebook page.

    Supported by:

  • Old Town History Walks

    Explore the Old Town Tacoma neighborhood

    Take a self-guided tour of Old Town Tacoma

    Explore local history with a family-friendly scavenger hunt.

    Take a walk through the Old Town Tacoma neighborhood. Find out about the people and places that were important to the history of this area with an Old Town Tacoma Scavenger Hunt.

     

    This walking route begins and ends at Job Carr Cabin Museum in Old Town Park -- 2350 N 30th St, Tacoma.

    Watch a virtual tour of the Mysteries in Old Town Tacoma

    A partnership of Job Carr Cabin Museum and Pretty Gritty Tours.

    Learn about the mysterious, fascinating, and sometimes terrifying past of Tacoma's Old Town neighborhood in this virtual tour.

     

    This video tour was originally broadcast via Facebook Live on Saturday, July 11, 2020.

    Schedule a guided group tour of Old Town Tacoma.

    **Please note that guided walking tours are currently paused.**

     

    We invite your civic organization, senior club, or tourism group to explore Tacoma history with our friendly guides. We’ll visit Old Town Tacoma’s historic sites and share tales about the people who lived here as the city was just starting. Explore the neighborhood on foot or aboard your group tour bus.

     

    We offer several variations including Tacoma firsts, Tacoma women, Old Town's historic homes, or Migration and immigration.

     

    To schedule a visit for your group of 8+, contact us by email or at 253-627-5405.

    Find out more about our school tours for students.

    Explore the history of the Old Town Tacoma neighborhood with our summer guided walking tours.

    Our 2019 history walk series featured four unique themes and routes.

    #WalkTacomaHistory

    • 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.
  • "Eureka!" Concert

    Live-Streaming Fundraiser

    August 26, 2020

    6:30-7:30PM

    "Eureka!" It's a fundraising concert!

     
    Job Carr Cabin Museum hosted a live-streaming “Eureka!” fundraiser on August 26, 2020 via Zoom. This live-concert event benefiting the museum featured local duo Kim & Brian (Kim Archer and Brian Feist), intermixed with a video program highlighting the important work the museum does for our Tacoma community.
     
    Please join us as we support the continuation of the museum’s outreach into our schools and communities!
     
    If you were unable to make the live event, please consider a donation at any level by clicking below!
  • Old Town Summer Concert Series

    We are pleased to host the 2020 Old Town Summer Concert Series. Enjoy great local music from home with live streaming on Facebook.

    Enjoy great local music from home with live streaming on Facebook.

    Interested in sponsorship? Click HERE

    Tune in every Wednesday 7/15 - 8/26 at https://www.facebook.com/oldtownsummerconcertseries/.

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