Upcoming Events for 2022
Kettle Falls Fur Trade Encampment
Kettle Falls Historical Center, Kettle Falls, WA
May 21, 2022
Friends of Spokane House will set up a living history encampment on the grounds of the museum to give demonstrations for the public about the day-to-day life and survival skills of the men and women involved in the early fur trade of the Inland Northwest.
Spokane House Fur Trade Encampment and Symposium
June 11th & 12th 2022
10:00-4:00 Sat. & 10:00-4:00 Sun.
Come visit the years 1810-1826 at Spokane House. Experience what life was like at our living history fur trade encampment. Saturday and Sunday will be free days for entry to Riverside State Park. A flyer for the event can be viewed here. For directions to the Spokane House Interpretive Center click here.
See demonstrations of flintlock firearms, trapping, flint & steel fire making and many other traditional living skills.
Tour the campsites of traders, trappers, voyageurs and Indian "Daughters of the Country".
Visit the Spokane House Interpretive Center for free.
Fur Trade Symposium held 11:00-3:00 on Sat. Hear talks about various aspects of the fur trade.
Hear live music of the era.
Browse through a selection of historic trade goods for sale in the trade store.
Old Mission State Park's 41st Annual Historic Skills Fair
June 18th & 19th 2022
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
This will mark 41 years for the Old Mission State Park holding this event. They plan for it to be the biggest and best one yet! The Friends of Spokane House will set up a living history encampment on the grounds of the Cataldo Mission to give demonstrations for the public about the life and survival skills of the men and women involved in the early fur trade of the Inland Northwest. For directions to Old Mission State Park in Cataldo, Idaho click here.
Heritage Days at Sacajawea State Park
Sept. 23-25, 2022
Friends of Spokane House will have a camp representing the 1811 time period of David Thompson's canoe voyage down the Columbia River, during which he and his crew camped at this very spot. This is a unique event with encampments and displays reflecting many different periods in history. For directions to Sacajawea State Park click here.
9am-4pm School children visits
4pm-5pm Living history displays for the public
10am-5pm Living history displays for the public