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July 20 - August 25, 2019

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Experience Historical Kent is a free celebration featuring special exhibits, walking and self-guided tours of the City's oldest homes, churches, businesses and cemeteries. Here is the schedule of events for 2019:

Saturday, July 20
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Neely-Soames Homestead's Heritage Garden
5311 S. 237th Pl.

Saturday, July 27
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Historical Museum Information Booth at Kent Farmers Market
Corner of 2nd Avenue North and West Meeker Street

Saturday, August 3
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Historical Museum Information Booth at Kent Farmers Market
Corner of 2nd Avenue North and West Meeker Street

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center
29308 132nd Ave. SE, Auburn, WA 98092

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Downtown Walking Tour
Corner of 2nd Avenue North and West Meeker Street

3 p.m.- 5 p.m.
St. Anthony Church Open House
304 Third Ave. S.

Saturday, August 10
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Historical information Booth at Kent Farmers Market
Corner of 2nd Avenue North and West Meeker Street

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Downtown Walking Tour
Corner of 2nd Avenue North and West Meeker Street

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Unity Church of Kent Open House
218 State Ave. S.

Sunday, August 11
1 - 4 p.m.
Greater Kent Area Annual Reunion
Kent Senior Center
600 E. Smith St.

Saturday, August 17
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Pacific Cascade Car Show
accesso ShoWare Center
625 W. James St.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum
5917 S. 196th St.

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Greater Kent Historical Museum
Danny Pierce Art Exhibit
855 E. Smith St.

Sunday, August 18
1:30 - 5 p.m.
Historic Cemeteries Self-Guided Tour 
600 E. Smith St.
Approximate Self-Guided Tour Schedule:
1:30 p.m. Senior Center, assembly point
1:40 p.m. Tour begins
        Travel time 5 to 6 minutes
1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Hillcrest Burial Park
        Travel time about 15 minutes
2:15 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. Meridian Cemetery
        Travel time about 6 minutes
2:50 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. Suise Creek Cemetery
        Travel time about 5 minutes
3:20 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. "rest stop" at Kent United Methodist Church
        Travel time about 12 minutes
3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Saar Pioneer Cemetery. This site is available for visiting as you can. Park at WinCo and walk around to cemetery.
        Travel time about 10 to 13 minutes
4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery. St. Patrick's will close at 5:15 p.m. 

Sunday, August 25
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sidetrack Distillery Barn
27010 78th Ave. S.