Spam to mark 80th

Published 7:58 am Thursday, July 6, 2017

All things Spam will be celebrated on its 80th anniversary with a “Summer Block Party” from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 7, at the Spam Museum, 101 Third Ave. NE.

The event will feature music, games — and, of course, a lot of Spam and Spam-related items.

According to manager Savile Lord, the first 300 attending the event will receive free Spam sunglasses.

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There will be other Spam items for purchase, including commemorative T-shirts,  Spam fries, ice cream and Spam brick oven pizza among them, she added.

Games include bean bags, bubbles, volleyball, a magician and face painting.