Upcoming Events

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Pancake Breakfast at Hot Rods 4 Heroes Car Show

Saturday, August 7th, 8-11am
Patriot's Landing Retirement Community​

1600 Marshall Circle, DuPont

Bring the family to Patriot's Landing Retirement Community for breakfast before enjoying the 8th Annual Hot Rods 4 Heroes Car Show!

Breakfast includes: Pancakes, Sausage, Ham Slice, Juice & Coffee 

Price: $9 for adults, $6 for children ages 10 and under

           ... or immediate family deal for $30!

>> Pancake Breakfast Flyer

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Old-Time Fiddlers & Ice Cream Social at the Museum

Saturday, August 14th - Music Starts at 2pm
​Robison Park at the 
DuPont Historical Museum
207 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont

Celebrate summer in DuPont with ice cream and music!  The Good Intentions trio play old fiddle tunes, popular music from the 1920s to 1940s, and a few newer compositions.  Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music!


Sponsored by the DuPont Historical Society and Museum.  This event is free and open to the public.

Visit the Museum from 1-4pm with Free Admission!

>> Ice Cream Social Flyer

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Hudson's Bay Heritage Day

Sunday, August 22nd, 12noon-4pm
Clocktower Park​

1401 Palisade Boulevard, DuPont

As part of the Hudson's Bay Days weekend, the DuPont Historical Society is hosting Hudson's Bay Heritage Day on August 22nd, which will include:

  • walking tours of the original Fort Nisqually site at 1pm & 2:30pm

  • exhibitors and demonstrators from Fort Nisqually Point Defiance

  • children's activities and games, and

  • live music!

All Historical Society events are free and open to all ages (click on this flyer link for more information).

If you're in the mood for BBQ, join the festivities throughout the weekend for the annual Kansas City BBQ Cook-Off & Beer Garden! (click on website link for more information)

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1843 Fort Nisqually Site Tour

Saturday, September 18th at 1:00pm & 2:30pm

Park at DuPont City Hall (1700 Civic Drive, DuPont) -- use crosswalk to cross Center Drive to 1843 Fort Nisqually site

Join historian Drew Crooks on a guided tour of the Hudson's Bay Company's 1843 Fort Nisqually site.  This is the historic location of the original and recreated buildings open to the public at the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma.

This tour is free and open to the public -- all ages welcome (children under 12 accompanied by an adult).  Participants will be walking on rough, uneven ground.

Drew Crooks is a local historian who has written extensively on the region’s heritage.  Drew is especially interested in the history of DuPont, and the Nisqually Valley and its inhabitants over time.

>> 1843 Fort Nisqually Site Tour Flyer

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Celebrating Women in DuPont

This event has been postponed until further notice.

DuPont Presbyterian Church

503 Barksdale Avenue, DuPont

Historian and author Jennifer Crooks will profile the lives of ten women and their impact on DuPont's history: Nancy Parsons, Letitia Huggins, Chloe Clark, Irene Cookler, Olga Ootkin, May Munyan, Marcia Laughbon, Ruth Iafrati, Pola Andre, Lorraine Overmyer.  This event is free and open to the public.

>> Women of DuPont Flyer