Free Family Saturday

OverviewWoman and child showing off art work

The first Saturday of every month, between 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm, the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center sponsors a free family activity or special program.

Free Family Saturday is fun for the whole family and is open to all ages. Activities fill on a first come first served basis and run until supplies have been exhausted.


Registration will be required for Free Family Saturday. Save time the day of, and register online in a few clicks for the whole year.

Click here to register online for the 2021 Free Family Saturday Annual Pass. 

Day-of registration will be available, legal guardian must be present to sign waivers. 

Funding for Free Family Saturday:

So you know it’s fun, and it’s always free - but where exactly does funding for Free Family Saturday come from? From puff-balls to presentations and everything in between Free Family Saturday is funded entirely by donations to the museum through our membership program, sponsorships and the annual Rusty Mammoth Art & Collectible sale. 


Contact (509)764-3830.

Upcoming Family Events

may FREE FAMILY SATURDAY: May Day Basketyoung girl in green field holding a basket of flowers

Date: May 1, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Museum Classroom, 401 S. Balsam St.

May Day is an ancient festival of spring held on May 1st of each year. The earliest known May celebrations were during Roman times, in celebration of Flora, the Roman Goddess of Flowers. Nowadays it is widely celebrated throughout Europe as a celebration of Spring. Since the late 20th century, it has become traditional to leave baskets of flowers on your neighbor’s doorsteps, adding a little brightness to their today. We will be making May Day Baskets out of paper.

This project may be “to-go” dependent on Covid-19 mandates. Pre-Registration Required! Please follow this link. 

june FREE FAMILY SATURDAY: Tic-Tac-Toe Travel Gamecloth bag with painted stones to make a tic tac toe game

Date: June 5, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Museum Classroom, 401 S. Balsam St.

This month we will make a travel tic-tac-toe game. You will paint a tic tac toe board on a small cloth drawstring bag, and paint stones with x’s and o’s.

This project may be “to-go” dependent on Covid-19 mandates.


Check the Moses Lake Museum and Art Center’s Facebook page after the event to see highlights from Free Family Saturday! Tag yourself and share photos with your friends.