Upcoming Events for 2021

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2021 event dates to be determined due to COVID restrictions.

Kettle Falls Fur Trade Encampment

Stevens Co. Historical Society

Museum

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.

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Spokane House Fur Trade Encampment and Symposium

Sept. 25th & 26th 2021

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.  A flyer for the event can be viewed here.  For directions to the Spokane House Interpretive Center click here.

Please note: Saturday is a free day at the park. However, Sunday visitors are required to have a Washington State Parks Pass.

 

  • 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.

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Old Mission State Park's 40th Annual Historic Skills Fair 

July 10th & 11th 2021

This will mark 40 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.

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2021 event dates to be determined due to COVID restrictions.

Heritage Days at Sacajawea State Park

Sept. (dates to be announced)

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.

Fri. 

  • 9am-4pm School children visits

  • 4pm-5pm Living history displays for the public

Sat. 

  • 10am-5pm Living history displays for the public