Fall Harvest Festival
In celebration of the Autumnal Equinox and the opening day of their new exhibition, “David Douglas: A Naturalist at Work.” This is also the last day to explore in the Smithsonian exhibit, “Dig It! The Secrets of Soil.” The MAC is also holding a food drive. All food collected will be donated to the All-Saints Lutheran Church Food Bank in Browne’s Addition. Special guest, Jack Nisbet, local historian, author and guest curator for the Douglas exhibit, will be signing books from 2-4 p.m. Later in the day, Jack will lead an urban foraging nature walk near People’s Park from 5- 6 p.m. MAC Harvest Festival activities: • Perry Street Thursday Market farmers and vendors display their wares and discuss their crafts. • Spokane Tribe Elders will share camas and moss bread samples (from 3-5 p.m.) • Friends of Spokane House (FOSH), share their fur-trappers encampment and artifacts and open fire cooking demonstrations. • Pottery/clay demonstrations and hands-on activity for kids with Liz Bishop and Denise Jamieson (2-6 p.m. in the outdoor amphitheater) • The Scottish Highlander Club sharing mini-games demonstrations with audience participation (2-6 p.m., coordinated by Darrell Wallace) • Desert Jewels Nursery displaying regional native plants that David Douglas would have seen on his journeys through the Inland Northwest. (with Diane Stutzman) • Casper Fry and The Scone Ranger with yummy food options. • Beer and wine garden featuring Golden Hills Brewery and Townshend wines • Live Music from Franklin, Marshall McLean w/Jamie Frost, and Pearl Snaps • Visit Campbell House (1898) and the Carriage House, an historic gem in Spokane. Open house format from 12-4 p.m. • Watch for Scottie dogs around the MAC Campus. This is the breed David Douglas owned and was his companion during his explorations. ( 2-5 p.m.)
- 2-7 p.m.
- Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave., Spokane, WA
- Browne's Addition neighborhood, Downtown
- $7/adults, $5/students and seniors, free/age five and younger. Receive $1 off admission with donation of items to the food bank.
- (509) 363-5324
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