Forever Friends

In honor of the orchard’s 25th anniversary as a park, UP for Arts is commissioning a life-sized bronze sculpture of a little girl offering an apple to a horse entitled “Forever Friends” by artist John Jewell.

Click here for more information on this project.  

Article in the University of University Place, Arches

Chili Cook Off & Concert Fundraiser

Thursday, August 22, 2019 5pm-8pm

UP Police versus West Pierce Fire and Rescue vie for the title of “Best Chili!”

Chili feed at United Church followed by the “Neon Mustangs” concert at the Curran Orchard.

All proceeds go toward the “Forever Friends” sculpture for the Curran Apple Orchard Park

Tickets $40 per person (5 and under free).

Tickets available soon online at or day of the event

2019 Art and Concert Series

Mark your Calendar for our Fall Series.

  • Sept 27th
  • Oct 25th
  • Nov 22nd

Admission $15    Students $5  

Members always free!

Tickets available at the door.

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