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April 2018

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 Public Eateries, 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 Public Eateries, 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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September 2018

TRIVIA NIGHT: Eugene vs. Springfield

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5th Street Market Public Eateries, 296 E 5th Ave
Eugene, 97401 United States
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History Pub Trivia! Trivia Special Event: Springfield vs. Eugene! Defend your town! Tables ready 5:30, Trivia starts at 6.

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Museum Day

September 22

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Read more Get a ticket

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History Pub: Dr. Dennis Jenkins, UO: Old Poop and the Peopling of the Americas

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WOW Hall, 291 W. 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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WOW Hall, 7:00 pm, doors at 6:00 Talk: Dr. Dennis Jenkins, UO: Old Poop and the Peopling of the Americas Food: Vinnie's Smokin' BBQ food truck

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October 2018

Bully! Teddy Roosevelt Rides Again!

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ninkasi Brewing Company, 133 Van Buren Street
Eugene, 97402 United States
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Free

History Pub Speaker Series presents; "Bully! Teddy Roosevelt Rides Again!" Mark Twain has actor Hal Holbrook to accurately impersonate him; President Theodore Roosevelt has Joe Wiegand! This performance will convincingly turn the clock back to TR's presidency (1902-1909), the end of the Gilded Age  and emergence of the Progressive Era, and America's emergence on the world stage. This is no static lecture; Wiegand works the audience, asking and answering questions of national and international import, and finally, auctions off a…

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