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September 2018

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

September 24, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ninkasi Brewing Company, 133 Van Buren Street
Eugene, 97402 United States
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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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November 2018

History Pub Talk: Five Million Secrets…

November 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WOW Hall, 291 W. 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Dr. Brett Rushforth: "Five Million Secrets: Native American Slaves and the Making of America" This hard-hitting topic comes from Dr. Brett Rushforth, a scholar of the early modern Atlantic world whose research focuses on comparative slavery, Native North America, and French colonialism and empire. He has written Colonial North America and the Atlantic World: A History in Documents, and Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France. The talk starts at 7 with doors opening at 6:00pm, located at the…

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Trivia Night! 1910’s & 1920’s

November 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5th Street Market Public Eateries, 296 E 5th Ave
Eugene, 97401 United States
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Test your knowledge of the 1910's and 1920's! History Trivia: Food, Friends, Fun! Tables ready at 5:30, Trivia starts at 6. History Trivia! 1910's and 1920's

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December 2018

History Pub: Red Spouts…

December 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr. Ryan Jones, UO History.   “Red Spouts:  How the Soviet Union Nearly Destroyed the World’s Whales.” Food truck: Smokin' Vinnie's BBQ The talk starts at 7 with doors opening at 6:00pm, located at the WOW hall.

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January 2019

History Pub – Jan 2019

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WOW Hall, 291 W. 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Free
January 2019 history pub poster

Dr. Vera Keller, The History of Innovation: What is New is Old Again! Drinks from WOW Hall. Vinnie's Smokin' BBQ will unfortunately not be present. Sponsored by the UO Department of History and the Lane County History Museum.

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TRIVIA! Victoriana

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5th Street Market Public Eateries, 296 E 5th Ave
Eugene, 97401 United States
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January 2019 Trivia poster

Trivia night returns! Find food, friends and fun at the Fifth St. Eateries! This one  will focus on Victoriana! Sponsored by Fifth Street Public Market, Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, & Lane County History Museum

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Exhibit Opening Reception

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Projected Lights Illuminated images

Our new exhibit, Projected Lights Illuminated Images, will have an opening reception from 6-8pm on January 25. Our exhibits curator Faith Kreskey will guide a tour of the exhibit at 7pm. This exhibit traces the history of photographic technology and the history of film in Lane County using a combination of digital and analog projectors.

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February 2019

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Annual Meeting

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lane Events Center, the Fairgrounds, 796 W. 13th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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It's that time of year again! Lane County History Museum's annual meeting returns, featuring The New Folksters: a group of folk singers from Eugene, Oregon, who combine wonderful harmony with hot instrumentals. Their performances include 60’s folk songs, contemporary folk tunes, rollicking jug band and ragtime ditties. The meeting also will cover the essential yearly business of the museum.   Lane Events Center, Room 1

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History Pub – February 2019

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WOW Hall, 291 W. 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Dr. Lindsey Mazurek: Ancient Goddesses and Modern Culture. WOW Hall Doors at 6:00

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