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February 2018

Annual Meeting and Presentation

February 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Hard Way To The Valley is reader’s theater, relating the Lost Wagon Train of 1853’s experiences from actual pioneer diary entries. The eight-member production team tells the tale with over twenty pioneer voices and injects humor into what could have become an unfolding tragedy. Lane County residents rescued the members of this unfortunate wagon train and many of the wagon train’s members settled here. Annual Meeting order of business: • Annual Museum and Society Updates • Board of Directors Election •…

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March 2018

Trivia Night!

March 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5th Street Market, 296 E 5th Ave
Eugene, 97401 United States
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Trivia Night @ 5th Street Public Market International Cafes Wednesday, March 7 - Tables ready at 5:30PM Friends, Food, Facts and FUN! - Bring a team or come and make new friends. You could win fabulous prizes - all your friends will be jealous!

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March History Pub Lecture Series

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sprout, 418 A Street
Springfield, OR 97477 United States
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Free

Why Are There So Many Mexican Immigrants In The United States? March 20, Tuesday - FREE Event - Doors Open at 6PM, Talk at 7PM - Sprout, 418 A Street, Springfield  Dr. Julie Weise is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Oregon. Weise is an interdisciplinary historian exploring themes of identity, citizenship, migration, race, and nations in hemispheric and global context.  Her current project, Citizenship Displaced: Migrant Political Cultures in the Era of State Control, explores diverse migrant workers' political consciousness and…

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April 2018

Quilt Show

April 17 @ 10:00 am - April 22 @ 4:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Pioneer Quilters 42nd Annual "Unbroken Thread" returns to the Lane County History Museum on April 17, running through the 22nd. Day passes are $7, full passes $15, benefiting the LCHM.

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Logging Camp History Tour

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Sat 04/21/2018 9:00 am - 11:00 am Location:  Finn Rock Reach Boat Landing Join McKenzie River Trust as we begin our 2018 public tours season with a very special outing to the historic Finn Rock Logging Camp on our Finn Rock Reach property with former residents. After remaining in Rosboro's ownership for over 75 years, McKenzie River Trust purchased the 278-acre property in 2015 and 2016. Established in the early 1940s by Rosboro lumber company, the camp housed employees and their families…

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Workshop: Collections Handling Basics

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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MONDAY APRIL 30 10AM-1PM Tara Puyat, LCHM Registrar and Artifacts Manager and Faith Kreskey, LCHM Exhibits Curator, offer a workshop on the basics of collection handling. This is a great workshop for anyone interested in volunteering at the museum, or for current volunteers who want to gain more technical insight into handling and managing collection artifacts.  You don’t need any experience to attend the workshop, and you don’t need to be an “official” museum staff member- all you need is…

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May 2018

Trivia Night!

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5th Street Market, 296 E 5th Ave
Eugene, 97401 United States
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5th St. Public Market Eateries Friends, Food, Facts and FUN! Bring a team or come and make new friends. You could win fabulous prizes! Tables ready 5:30, Trivia starts at 6.

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June 2018

Exhibit end

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Last day to see our exhibit Their Hearts Are in This Land: Native Resilience in Western Oregon, a collaboration with the UO about Native American’s continuing contributions to local culture.

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July 2018

TRIVIA! – July Edition

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5th Street Market, 296 E 5th Ave
Eugene, 97401 United States
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5th St. Public Market Eateries Friends, Food, Facts and FUN! Bring a team or come and make new friends. You could win fabulous prizes! Tables ready 5:30, Trivia starts at 6.

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Lane County: Would You Believe It? Opens

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mezzanine gallery. A series of small exhibits about interesting topics inspired by research into our collection. The exhibit will feature the history of exercise trends, drug use and regulation, invasive species, photographic oddities, and local immigration history based on a newly cataloged collection.

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