sundays, wednesdays, thursdays, fridays, saturdaysNIHON/WA: JAPANESE HERITAGE—WASHINGTON ARTISTSWhite River Valley MuseumNihon/WA invites viewers to experience a wide spectrum of work created by artists of Japanese heritage in the Puget Sound region and see how each has chosen to include or step beyond heritage and history in their own content and style. From the minimalist color fields of Frank OkadaÂ’s canvases and the bronze elegance of Gerard TsutakawaÂ’s sculptures, to the refined cut paper work of Aki Sogabe and the pioneering ceramics of Patti Warashina, this exhibit has a lot to express. jun 21Auburn's KidsDayLes Gove ParkThe perfect day for any child! Live entertainment, inflatable rides, mini golf, arts & crafts, face painting, activities and information fair featuring over 80 vendors, food concessions and more.
Main Stage Entertainment: Brian Vogan and His Good Buddies and Radio Disney's Rockin' Road Show
jun 22 - jun 23PowellsWood Re-Opening CelebrationPowellsWood: A Northwest GardenSummer is a great season to visit newly renovated PowellsWood Garden.Festivities include exploration of the garden's summer color, bluegrass and harp concerts, a raffle, and refreshments in the Garden Room. On site parking at the garden is limited and visitors are requested to take the shuttle from Sacajawea Middle School.Tea, cookies, and scones will be available for purchase in the Garden Room. A small pot of tea, two cookies, and a scone is $10.00, tax included. sundays, saturdaysMary Olson Farm Open HoursMary Olson FarmBring the whole family to see the beautiful landscape, meet our animals and tour the fully restored farmhouse. Admission is FREE! jun 29Mad Hatter’s Sweet TeaMary Olson FarmJoin us for a fun-filled sweets only tea at the picturesque Mary Olson Farm. We will be serving all types of sugary treats as well as iced tea and lemonade. There will be a fancy hat contest, croquet and even a visit from the Mad Hatter and his friends! jul 3Nikkei Baseball LectureWhite River Valley MuseumJoin Samuel Regalado as he discusses his book Nikkei Baseball: From the Meiji to Internment to the Major Leagues. Lecture and admission are FREE! jul 4Auburn's 4th of July FestivalLes Gove ParkCelebrate our country's birthday at Les Gove Park in Auburn. This hometown event features a kids' bike parade, live entertainment on two stages, 8+ inflatable rides, a climbing wall and euro-bungy trampolines, a trackless train, a petting zoo and pony carousel, bingo, bocce, a car show, lazer tag, gaming stations, over 50 craft artists, a book sale, food concessions, a spray park and much more! The naturally shaded park will keep you cool during the afternoon. Purchase a wristband for $5 for unlimited activities! Wristband sales begin at 10:00am. wednesdaysAuburn Kids SummerStageLes Gove ParkExciting performances designed just for kids! This expanded series is enjoyable for wee ones through tweens! Pack a lunch and enjoy the amenities Les Gove Park has to offer, including a new, state-of-the-art playground and a refreshing spray park, a 1/2 mile trail, the White River Valley Museum and more!
July 10 Â– August 28
thursdaysSoundbitesAuburn City HallAuburn's newest concert series - a lively, eclectic music series certain to quench your ears and appetite!
July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8
jul 12 - jul 14Lions Street FairKent LibraryThe hallmark of our Festival. Walk through this huge street fair with over 600 vendors from around the country featuring great food, handcrafted items, and commercial vendors. Named in honor of Kent Lion Wayne Hobbs, now deceased, for all the years of work establishing this event. jul 13 - jul 14AveKids presents Disney's Little Mermaid Jr.Auburn Ave TheaterIn a magical kingdom fathoms below, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. But first, sheÂ’ll have to defy her father King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince Prince Eric that sheÂ’s the girl with the enchanting voice. Adapted from DisneyÂ’s 2008 Broadway production, DisneyÂ’s Little Mermaid Jr. is performed by participants from the Theater Camp program, the story and musical score will have you shouting BRAVO!
July 12 & 13, 7:00 PM
July 13 & 14, 2:00 PM
Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Fri., 8:00 AM-12:00 PM, or online at Brown Paper Tickets .
jul 13Kent Cornucopia Dragon Boat RacesLake Meridian ParkThe annual Kent Cornucopia Days Dragon Boat Races at Lake Meridian is the largest race of it's kind in all of the Pacific Northwest jul 13Veggie Car Races at Mary Olson FarmMary Olson FarmStop by the farm to build a race car from vegetables and watch as it zooms or putters down an inclined track! Activities and admission are FREE. jul 14Kent Cornucopia Grand ParadeKent LibraryThe Kent Cornucopia Grand Parade will be held on July 14.
See South King County's largest parade with 100 entry's. The Children's parade leads off the Grand Parade. Includes the SEAFAIR Pirates, royalty from around Puget Sound, floats and bands.
jul 20 - jul 21Farm Snooze! Family Overnight ProgramMary Olson FarmPitch a tent and campout under the stars at the Mary Olson Farm! Farm Snooze is a night of fun farm activities including scavenger hunts, games and a hot dog and marshmallow roast. aug 2Auburn Summer Sounds and CinemaSunset ParkGreat music and fun family movies make Friday nights in Auburn a real treat for the whole family.
Fridays, 7:00 Â– 11:00pm, various parks in Auburn
aug 16Auburn's Summer Sounds and CinemaLes Gove ParkGreat music and fun family movies make Friday nights in Auburn a real treat for the whole family.
Fridays, 7:00 Â– 11:00pm, various parks in Auburn
aug 17Living History Day at Mary Olson FarmMary Olson FarmExplore turn of the century farm life with artisan, craft and farming demonstrations throughout the day. FREE for everyone, no registration required. oct 5S'more Than You ImaginedGame Farm WIlderness ParkA unique outdoor event that is a nod to the City's tagline! S'mores, live music, storytelling by a bon fire. An evening of fun that you can't find anywhere else. oct 26Halloween Harvest FestivalWashington Elementary SchoolThis haunting event will include games, crafts, face painting, scary cookies, cauldrons of punch. Your little goblin will not want to miss this event! Bring a can of food for admission to support the Auburn Food Bank.