News in Prosser

News in Prosser
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Historic Paint Palette

Are you looking to refresh your building façade? A fresh coat of paint can do so much! Did you know that the design committee within Historic Downtown Prosser Association has an Historic Paint Palette? Our goal as the Design committee is to encourage visual improvements through design that is compatible with historic features. The paint palette…

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Hunt for Mini Critters

    Several local artists created whimsical additions to our downtown for you to find. There are a total of 12 different critters for you to seek within the downtown area and we’ve created a brochure with clues to help guide you on your hunt. You’ll be searching for mice, quail, squirrels, rabbits, frogs, goldfinches…

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Saturdays at Farmers Market

A fantastic partnership has grown between Historic Downtown and the Prosser Farmers Market. We were able to spend a couple Saturdays in May handing out giant pumpkin seeds in preparation for Pumpkin Palooza in October. And we’ll be there regularly throughout the season! We are working together to offer a kids’ activity one Saturday each…

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All A’Buzz

Planter Plants for Attracting Beneficial Insects   There’s a lot to consider when picking out plants for your container gardens. Most of us impulse shop, but if the plants aren’t mutually adapted to the same conditions (all for sunny spots, all for moist soil, etc), not all of them will fill out and thrive. Aesthetics…

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Show Your Love with Flowers In Historic Downtown Prosser

Looking for a one of a kind gift for that person who has everything? Show your love by adopting a beautiful planter or hanging flower basket in downtown Prosser. Each year Historic Downtown Prosser brings stunning flowers to downtown in the planters and hanging baskets. You can be a part of this program. For your…

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Façade improvement and design

On Thursday April 12th we had guest speakers, Nicholas Vann and Michael Houser from the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP), come and speak to Prosser property owners and community members about façade improvements.  Historic Downtown Prosser currently has a façade improvement grant program which offers financial assistance for downtown business and property owners…

prosser downtown cleanup

Clean-Up for Earth Day!

Come on downtown Saturday, April 21st from 9am-noon. Put on your outside chore clothes, grab those gloves, bring your broom and join us in sprucing up the downtown! We’ll be sweeping, pulling weeds, dusting off cobwebs, wiping down benches and garbages so that our downtown shines just in time for Earth Day and the spring…

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DAHP coming to visit Prosser

We have 2 special guests arriving to our town; Nicholas Vann and Michael Houser, from the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation. On Thursday, April 12th from 9-11am they will share a public presentation in the Green Room, next to the Princess Theatre. The workshop will cover the basics of façade design, ways to improve façades…

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Historical Walking Tour

Interested in the history of the buildings downtown? Want to see what the buildings looked like when they were first build? Learn facts and information in the updated Historical Walking Tour! Take a stroll around the downtown and learn all about Prosser’s history. Brochures are available at the Historic Downtown Prosser office. Take a look…