Cultural History

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NW Timber Community Songs & Stories
Spring 2016
Free
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Instructor: Bob Antone

Enjoy local musical traditions performed by Snoqualmie Valley artist, Bob Antone, and guests. Connect to the past through songs about Pacific Northwest history and industry: old-time logging, railroad folklore, and maybe even tales of Bigfoot and other strange creatures of the northwest woods. Audiences young and old will find their toes tapping with these old-time melodies.

All ages, Free

Registration opens Spring 2016

Railroad History Treasure Tour
Spring 2016
$15
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Instructor: Clay Antieau

Take a trip back in time with Clay Antieau, Seattle Public Utilities scientist and Watershed rail historian. This tour seeks out some of the remaining structures, grades, and legacies created when railroads were king. The highlights of this field tour include a wooden trestle and the former Cedar Falls, WA switchyard. Participants must be able to handle about 1 mile of hiking over uneven terrain.

Adults and kids 10+, $15

Registration opens Spring 2016

Twilight Towns of the Watershed:
Taylor
Spring 2016
$10
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Instructor: Seattle Public Utilities Naturalists

Delve into the rich history of Taylor, a town that now lies hidden beneath the forests of the Cedar River Municipal Watershed. Taylor was world-famous for its clay products. A Seattle Public Utilities naturalist will guide you on this walking tour, revealing some of the stories that made Taylor so special. Walking on uneven terrain is required. Please note: directions to the meeting location in Maple Valley will be given upon registration.

Adults and kids 10+, $10

Registration opens Spring 2016

Twilight Towns of the Watershed:
Cedar Falls
Spring 2016
$10
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Instructor: Seattle Public Utilities Naturalists

Immerse yourself in the proud heritage of bringing water and light to the people of Seattle. Founded in 1901, the City-owned town was a vibrant community for decades. See some of the original homes and streetlights that still remain. A Seattle Public Utilities naturalist will guide you on this walking tour where you will hear stories of those who lived and worked in Cedar Falls.

Adults and kids 10+, $10

Registration opens Srping 2016

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