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April 2019

Library After Hours

April 6 @ 6:30 pm

Library After Hours is a one-time benefit event taking the place of Booked for the Evening in 2019. For $100 per person, you will enjoy hearty hors d’oeuvres, passed wine, a champagne bar and dessert. Guests will have private access to library services such as green screen photography, virtual reality, robotics, circuitry and more. Mr. Robert Hart of the Lane County Historical Society will reprise his Dr. Thomas Condon portrayal with beard to match. Mr. George Buss, our nation’s leading Abraham Lincoln, will travel from…

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Neighborhood Night at the Museum: Downtown Neighborhood Association 

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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 Neighborhood Night at the Museum: Downtown Neighborhood Association April 10, 6-8PM, LCHM Free Event to DNA members. Bring tidy snack to share.

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Local Places and Spaces: History Trivia Night!

April 17 @ 6:00 pm
Doc’s Pad, 710 Willamette St
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Local Places and Spaces History Trivia Night  6:00 pm, Doc's Pad,  710 Willamette St, Eugene Part of The Distance Between Us, a downtown arts and culture experience on Willamette Street. Presented by Earthbound Moon and City of Eugene Cultural Services for Bridge Exhibitions, Co-Sponsored by Maude Kerns Art Center.

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April History Pub: “Speaking for the River”

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Viking Braggot Southtowne, 2490 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
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New Location! Viking Braggot Co. Southtowne Pub: 2490 Willamette Street, Eugene. James Hillegas-Elting: Speaking for the River: A History of Citizen Involvement in Willamette River Protection. The Willamette River is an integral part of our local area, and you can learn more here!

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Oregon Heritage Summit

April 25 - April 26

The 2019 Oregon Heritage Summit will be held in Medford, OR from Thursday, April 25 to Friday, April 26. The theme is “Culture of Board Engagement.” Scholarships to the attend the Summit are available, contact Beth Dehn for details. Beth.Dehn@Oregon.gov or (503) 986-0696. Lane County History Museum staff will attend the 2019 Oregon Heritage Summit and Heritage MentorCorps Meeting partly supported by an Oregon Heritage scholarship. The 2019 Oregon Heritage Summit will focus on the Culture of Board Engagement: what…

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ArtSpark 2019 Gala

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Shedd, 868 High St
Eugene, OR United States

ArtSpark Eugene is a gala event and auction to celebrate art in our schools and most importantly to fundraise for the arts education program. Tickets Required: http://www.artsparkeugene.org LCHM  will be auctioning prints from our photograph collection.

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May 2019

Trivia Night! Wild History of Agriculture

May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5th Street Market Public Eateries, 296 E 5th Ave
Eugene, 97401 United States
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Food, Friends, Fun! Compete for the Golden Gnome of (g)Knowledge! Win prizes and glory! Trivia!

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Workshop: Digitizing Archival Materials

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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LCHM Digital Archives staff Nick Chase and Stephen O’Brien will teach a workshop on digital scanning photos and photo collections. The workshop covers the basics of using a flatbed scanner to capture print photographs, and alternative capture methods for oversize and unusual materials. In addition to a technical overview, the workshop will touch on project management, photo handling, and archival standards and how to meet them. The workshop is offered as part of LCHM’s partnership with Oregon Heritage MentorCorps. MentorCorps is…

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History Pub: Pioneer Problems: The University of Oregon’s First Statue, 100 Years Later

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hop Valley, 990 W 1st Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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University of Oregon PhD Candidate Marc Carpenter gives a presentation on the history of "the Pioneer" statue, and its meanings past and present. Hop Valley, Doors at 6:00, program at 7:00

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June 2019

50 years of the Oregon Country Fair: Exhibit Reception

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Fifty Years of the Oregon Country Fair celebrates a half century of collaboration, color, and counterculture spirit. Learn about its ties to 1960s political movements and counterculture causes like environmental and anti-commercial enterprises. With a wealth of photographs and archival material from the Oregon Country Fair Archives and artwork from the OCF family, this bright exploration of our recent past is sure to be a trip. OCF is hosting a courtyard celebration of their 50 years. 12:00 to 8:00 pm.…

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