[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2010-10-14
heritage.info at state.or.us
Thu Oct 14 16:02:13 PDT 2010
In this issue:
1. Lane museum to host several events this month
2. Basketmaking session set in Jackson County
3. Aurora to present 38th annual quilt show
4. Willamette Falls, Celilo groups to host sessions
5. Historical walks scheduled in downtown Bend
6. Columbia rescue history to be discussed Oct. 23
LANE MUSEUM TO HOST SEVERAL EVENTS THIS MONTH
The Lane County Historical Museum will feature during October two
programs related to its current “Tie Dye and Tofu” exhibit and two
film showings touching its more traditional theme of the Oregon Trail.
All programs are free and open to the public.
Larry Weinerman of the White Bird Clinic will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 14
on “The Drug Scene Then and Now.” Illegal drug use was a
significant part of the counterculture movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
White Bird clinic is a product of those times and continues to minister
to people experiencing drug-related problems. At 6 p.m. Oct. 21, Suzi
Prozanski will narrate a panel "Looking Back at Counterculture."
Panelists who lived the times will discuss the impact of the early
counterculture on our community. Topics include war protests, the
natural food movement, communal life and the Oregon Country Fair.
At 4:30 p.m. Oct 23 and 2 p.m. Oct. 24, the museum will show “In
Pursuit of a Dream,” an Oregon-California Trails Association
production. It features 24 children (ages 10-17) and three teachers in
2008 traveling the Oregon Trail in historic style (filmed in Wyoming and
Oregon). The film received an Oregon Heritage Excellence Award this
The Lane County Historical Society and Museum is located at 740 West
13th Ave., Eugene, next to the Lane County Fairgrounds (Events Center).
BASKETMAKING SESSION SET FOR JACKSON COUNTY
Pat Stancel will teach at 1 p.m. Oct. 23 how native Southern Oregonians
made baskets from materials found in nature. Participants will make
baskets making using modern materials and decorations. To register,
contact the Southern Oregon Historical Society education department at
(541) 773-6536 ext. 1003 or by email to educate at sohs.org
AURORA TO PRESENT 38TH ANNUAL QUILT SHOW
The Old Aurora Colony Museum will host its annual show Oct. 15-24. The
show features historic and new quilts, and includes demonstrations of
quilting techniques. The museum is located at 15018 Second St. NE,
Aurora. For more information, call 503-678-5754 or visit
WILLAMETTE FALLS, CELILO GROUPS TO HOST SESSIONS
The Willamette Falls Heritage Area Coalition will host at 3 p.m. Oct.
19 a meeting to shape its heritage themes, interpretive venues, and
visitor attractions. The meeting will take place from 3 p.m.- 6 p.m.
Oct. 19 at the Museum of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Drive,
Oregon City. For reservations and information, contact
info at wfheritage.org For more information, visit www.wfheritage.org
The Confluence Project will host two open houses during the next month
on its Celilo Falls project. The first will take place at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 27 at the Erin Glenn Winery at The Mint, 710 E. 2nd St., The
Dalles. The second will take place at 4 p .m. Nov. 7 in Miller Hall,
World Forestry Center, 4033 SW Canyon Rd, Portland. The memorial project
will feature a work designed by internationally renowned artist Maya
To view the invitation and RSVP to The Dalles event, visit
http://event.pingg.com/CeliloOpenHouse For viewing the invitation
and RSVP to the Portland event, visit
http://event.pingg.com/CeliloOpenHouse For more information about the
Confluence Project, visit www.confluenceproject.org
HISTORICAL WALKS SCHEDULED IN DOWNTOWN BEND
The Des Chutes Historical Museum will lead a walk Oct. 29-30 that
examines six historic buildings with notorious pasts in downtown Bend.
The walk is offered six times between 5 and 7 p.m. only. The walk will
be offered six times, and will be approximately 45 minutes in length.
For more information, visit the museum website at
www.deschuteshistory.org or call 541-389-1813.
COLUMBIA RESCUE HISTORY TO BE DISCUSSED OCT. 23
Rescue swimmer O’Brien Starr-Hollow will give a short history of U.S.
Coast Guard Aviation and stories of rescues at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the
Columbia River Museum in Astoria. O’Brien Starr-Hollow will relate
some of the more notable stories of rescues but will also address the
need for rescue swimmers in this region. For more information, phone
503.325.2323 or email clinton at crmm.org.
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