Willamette Heritage Center at The Mill
1313 Mill Street SE Salem, OR  97301
Ph 503 585 7012
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March - April 2015 Events
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Information on all events and classes may be obtained by calling The Willamette Heritage Center at 503-585-7012 or by e-mail.
Members receive a discount on most ticket prices. Tickets may be purchased at The Willamette Heritage Center or by calling
503-585-7012. All tickets are non-refundable.

Manufacture and production have long been key parts of the Mid-Valley's economy. Join us and heritage groups across the valley as we explore unique products of Polk, Marion, Linn, Yamhill and Benton Counties in our 5th annual heritage invitational exhibition. Free with museum admission.
Participating Organizations:
Albany Regional Museum, Antique Powerland, Bush House Museum, Forest History Center, Frank Lloyd Wright's Gordon House, Nineteenth Century Operative Letterpress & Hand Bindery Museum, Santiam Historical Society & Museum, Oregon State Hospital Museum, Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives, Special Collections & Archives Research Center at the OSU Libraries and Press, Polk County Historical Society, Willamette University Archives

The Willamette Heritage Center's 23nd Annual Heritage Awards
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Spinning Room WHC
Our evening's program will recognize six leaders who contribute to the
preservation of our community's heritage, followed by Master Storyteller Bobby Norfolk's program of Through the Eyes of York, the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Bobby’s portrayal of York, the slave of William Clark, tells of the adventures of the only African-American on Lewis & Clark's military team — The Corps of Discovery. From his early years in Virginia, to his great cross-continent adventure, we learn of York’s life and his experiences in uncharted bear territory — gaining the respect of the white enlisted men and the awe of many of The Plains Indians as “The Big Medicine.” Arrayed in period costume, Bobby tells the true story of how this man helped change the course of U.S. History only to be remanded back to servitude after the expedition.
Price: $45.00 per person, $360 for table of 8 AFTER March 2. Price includes dinner (which will be gluten-free), Heritage Award program and Bobby Norfolk's program.
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Please purchase your tickets by March 2, 2015.
After March 2, tickets are $45.00 per person. Please indicate if you need a vegetarian meal. Amy Vandegrift, 503-585-7012 x 253 or amyv@willametteheritage.org.

Compass Gallery Opening Reception
Thursday, March 12, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Exhibit Closes: Made in the Valley
Saturday, March 14
Fleece to Fabric Class for Kids: Quilting for Kids
Saturday, March 14, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. $25 pre-registration required by 3/13/2015
Compass Gallery Opening Reception: Catherine Alexander, Natural history assemblages
Thursday, April 9, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Free
Fleece to Fabric Class for Kids: Soft Leather and Beading
Saturday, April 18, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, $25 pre-registration required by 4/17/2015
Mini Exhibit opens to public - Kathryn Gunnell
Friday, April 17, Free

Kathryn Gunnell
Fleece to Fabric Class for Kids:: Quilting for Kids
Saturday, April 18, $25 pre-registration required by 4/22/2015
Volunteers' Exhibit Introduction - Kathryn Gunnell
Friday, April 23, 9:00 am - 10:00 am, Free
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