Central Washington Agricultural Museum

Schedule of Events 2017

 

 

◊ APRIL 2017

 ◊April 1 * Opening Day of the Museum Buildings

CWAM Educational Programs & Field Trips for 3rd & 4th grade students: 

School Educational Tours & Field trips are offered each Thursday, & Friday, April  through June.  There is a 9:30 am & a 12:30 pm session for each Thursday & Friday as listed.   You must complete an application form & reserve you requested School Educational Tour or Field Trip date in advance.  Please see  Educationa pages for more information. 

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◊ April  21-23 – Teardropper Camper Gathering

For more information contact:

   Doug Clark – 509-972-8771

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◊ April  23 – Old Steel Car Show

All cars, trucks, motorcycles & more are welcome to enter

Information and registration

For more information contact:

   Central Washington Agricultural Museum – 509-457-8735

◊MAY 2017

May 13 –  CENTRAL WASHINGTON ANTIQUE FARM EQUIPMENT CLUB

Tractor Run to Zillah

For more information contact: 

   Erick Ruthardt – 509-833-4811 or Ken Ruthardt – 509-833-9635

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◊ May 13 – Olde Yakima Letterpress Museum annex

Ribbon cutting with Ben Franklin re-enactor.

For more information contact: 

   Fred Hutchinson – 206-719-4979

Self guided walking tour of the Agricultural Museum. All exhibits open for touring.

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◊ May 19-21 –  Gone Fiddling Again

PLAY THE GAP – A SLICE OF AMERICANA

For more information contact: 

   Cheryl Hall – 509-949-2100

◊ JUNE 2017

 

UNION GAP OLD TOWN DAYS 2017

DON’T MISS THIS GREAT FAMILY EVENT!!

Parade – Live Music – Great Food!

Old Time Kids Games – Kiddie Train Rides – Children’s Activities – Family Fun!!

Civil War Camps, Battle Reenactment, Gettysburg Address

◊  Saturday June 17 & Sunday June 18

Old Town Days Schedule, Contacts, Applications

Civil War Reenactment

 

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS! 

YOU MAKE OLD TOWN DAYS POSSIBLE!

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Link to Visit:       www.visituniongap.com

 

◊JULY 2017

 

◊AUGUST 2017

 36th ANNUAL 

PIONEER POWER SHOW & SWAP MEET

Hosted By: Central WA Antique Farm Equipment Club

August 19  –  20, 2017  –  8am – 4pm

More information here

Events Happening both Saturday & Sunday!

Held at Fullbright Park in Union Gap, Washington

Admission $5.00 per person

Children under age 12 admitted FREE with Parent

  

Expo
Central WA Antique Farm Equipment Expo

    ◊SEPTEMBER 2017

◊ September 9 –  CENTRAL WASHINGTON ANTIQUE FARM EQUIPMENT CLUB

Tractor Run to Harrah

For more information contact: 

   Erick Ruthardt – 509-833-4811 or Ken Ruthardt – 509-833-9635

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◊ September 15-17 – Teardropper Camper Gathering

For more information contact:

   Doug Clark – 509-972-8771

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◊ September 22 thru October 1

 CWAM is at Central Washington State Fair Again This Year

 See us at State Fair Park outside the Agricultural Building.  We will be showing videos, have demonstrations, and information about Central Washington Agricultural Museum.   Join us for some good relaxation time.

Questions: Contact:  Paul Strater – 509.457.8735

◊OCTOBER 2017

◊NOVEMBER 2017

Some museum buildings are closed November through March. 

The rest of the Museum is still open to the public for walking & viewing from Dawn until Dusk. Volunteers continue to meet every Tuesday from 8 am – 3 pm in the Meeting Room of the Visitor’s Center.

◊DECEMBER 2017

 

◊ JANUARY 2018

 ◊Date To Be Determined * Horse drawn sleigh rides

For more information call 509-985-9135

 

◊ MARCH 2018

 ◊March 13 * Annual Membership Meeting

All Central Washington Agricultural Museum members are welcome to attend at Miner’s Drive-In.

Meeting starts at 1:00pm. Come early to purchase  your lunch.

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◊Date will be in April of 2018. Check back later for more information

Plowing Bee

& Horse Spectacular

An event centered around horses and what they did for agriculture

Admission $5.00 per person or $10.00 per car

Details here

For more information contact:

   Central Washington Agricultural Museum – 509-457-8735

◊WEEKLY MEETINGS

Tuesday (all year around): Volunteers & Members meet at the museum to work on whatever needs to be done. Volunteers are needed for everything imaginable. Every skill at any level can be utilized. Everyone is encouraged to attend & be a part of the “Tuesday Crew”.  The volunteers & members meet 8 am-3 pm.  Coffee break is at 10 am – join the “Tuesday Crew” for coffee & bring a “Brown Bag” lunch & join them for lunch.

◊MONTHLY MEETINGS

◊Board meetings are the second Tuesday of each month @ 8 am.

All Central Washington Agricultural Museum members are welcome to attend

◊Horse-n-Harness Group Meetings:

Usually once each month 8:30am-noon. Check the Horse-n-Harness Group website calendar for exact dates.

◊Accession Committee Meetings:

Meetings are held on an as needed basis depending on donation requests.

◊Women’s Auxiliary Meetings:

Fourth Wednesday of the month @ noon – 2 pm. Shared “Potluck” starts at 12:30pm.  All women are welcome to attend. “Newcomers” are encouraged to attend.

◊CWAM Educational Committee Meetings:

 Anyone interested in education for tours contact: Paul Strater – 509-457-8735

◊Grange Library Meetings:

Usually the first Friday of the month @ 1:00 pm.  Grange members meet in the meeting room in the Visitor’s Center.

◊Central Washington Travel Club:

 Usually the second Saturday of the month. Visitor’s Meeting Room 11 am – 2 pm.  (November through April)  For more information contact Dick LaFortune @ 509-972-2342


Thank you for attending our Events.

We hope you had a great & fun adventure. Please do stop by for a visit or tour & bring a friend or two. Become a CWAM Volunteer or an Educational Volunteer; you will enjoy it.  Join us in a CWAM Membership   for the Central Washington Agricultural Museum. We look forward to seeing you at the museum!