The Kent Museum will host a grand reopening from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 30. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Museum

Kent Museum plans grand reopening celebration July 30

Greater Kent Historical Society plans cedar log carving, Soap Box Derby car exhibit and more

The Greater Kent Historical Society’s grand reopening celebration of the Kent Museum, 855 E. Smith St., is set for noon to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 30.

The event on the Kent Museum grounds will feature a live carving from a cedar log, a native basket weaving demonstration, a 1955 Soap Box Derby car exhibit, the Blue Star Memorial honoring our veterans, Another Time, Another Place acknowledging the Japanese American community and a hops garden growing from historic strains.

Participants also will be able to enjoy an ice cream sundae as they stroll the museum grounds.

The museum has been closed due to COVID-19.


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