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Greater Kent Historical Society

253-854-4330||kenthistoricalmuseum.org

July 2018

Celebration of life – GKHS founder Jack Becvar

July 10 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Greater Kent Historical Society, 855 E Smith St.
Kent,WA98030United States
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Free

Jack Becvar was the Greater Kent Historical Society's first president and was an advocate and promoter of the society and museum. He also led the effort to incorporate as a non-profit organization in 1993 and began the tasks of fundraising and building a museum. He remained as president from 1992-1996. Jack then became the first executive director of the museum. He worked tirelessly over many long hours, leading in the formation of the society, developing its mission and strategy, developing…

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Kent Museum Vintage Porch Sale

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greater Kent Historical Society, 855 E Smith St.
Kent,WA98030United States
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Free, but donations always appreciated

The Greater Kent Historical Society is making room for items that fit its mission, and that means a jackpot for lovers of all things old. (Don't worry - nothing of historical significance to Kent will be sold from the collection.) Stop by and find a treasure for your personal collection.

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August 2018

Greater Kent Historical Society Open House

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greater Kent Historical Society, 855 E Smith St.
Kent,WA98030United States
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Free

This is part of Experience Historical Kent, a free month-long celebration featuring special exhibits and walking and bus tours of the city's oldest homes, businesses and cemeteries.

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GKHS Carriage Barn Open House

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greater Kent Historical Society, 855 E Smith St.
Kent,WA98030United States
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Free

This is part of Experience Historical Kent, a free month-long celebration featuring special exhibits and walking and bus tours of the city's oldest homes, businesses and cemeteries.

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October 2018

Hoptoberfest – Greater Kent Historical Society

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kent Senior Activity Center, 600, E Smith St
Kent,98030United States
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$50/person through September 1, $60/person after September 1. Reservations required. Tickets are onsale online at http://www.GKHS.org or call 2530854-4330.

Dinner - guest speaker Michael Rizzo (author of "Washington Beeer: A Heady History") - dessert dash - silent auction - join the Greater Kent Historical Society for this annual fundraiser gala, which celebrates Kent's hops history.  

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