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WHC Calendar

Keep an eye on our calendar to learn about upcoming events and classes at the Willamette Heritage Center.

Jan
26
Fri
2018
Members Exhibit Opening Reception @ Willamette Heritage Center
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Historic photo of trains arriving at station. Passengers awaiting pick up.

Members Opening Reception

Arrival: Stories of Migration, Immigration and Journeys in the Mid-Willamette Valley

Friday, January 26th, 2018 • 6pm to 7:30pm

Members of the Willamette Heritage Center and organizations participating in the 8th Annual Heritage Invitational Exhibit are invited to attend the opening reception on Friday, January 26th, 2018, in the Spinning Room. Guests will be treated to light refreshments, and will hear from some of the voices behind its creation. The exhibit will be open for viewing during the event, and representatives from participating organizations will be available to answer questions and offer insights into the stories shared.

Click here to learn more about the exhibit. Interested in becoming a member to attend this special event? Visit our membership page for details.

Jan
27
Sat
2018
Special Exhibit: Arrival – Stories of Migration, Immigration and Journey in the Mid-Willamette Valley
Jan 27 – Apr 21 all-day
Special Exhibit: Arrival - Stories of Migration, Immigration and Journey in the Mid-Willamette Valley

In the 8th Annual WHC Heritage Invitational Exhibit, 12 heritage organizations from around the Mid-Willamette Valley will share stories of journeys and how they have shaped our community.  Access to this exhibit is included in regular museum admission.  Learn more here.

Feb
23
Fri
2018
Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition Dinner @ Willamette Heritage Center
Feb 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition Dinner

Friday, February 23rd • 5:30 to 7:00 pm

Volunteers and members are at the core of our mission at the WHC: connecting generations by preserving and interpreting the history of the Mid-Willamette Valley. Please join us as we take this opportunity to recognize our most valuable assets - our members and volunteers - at our Annual Member Meeting & Volunteer Recognition Dinner.

This is a night of fun and community, with members, volunteers, and staff sharing their favorite experiences and secrets about the WHC. This year, members of the South Salem High School Orchestra will perform, and guests will be treated to a delicious Italian dinner.

To RSVP, please contact Jenna Wyatt at jennaw@willametteheritage.org, or by phone at 503.585.7012 x221.

*Interested in becoming a member or a volunteer? Click here to learn more!

Mar
15
Thu
2018
History in the News @ Willamette Heritage Center
Mar 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

History in the News

LEEBIBLE by Ron Cooper

Photo by Ron Cooper

Third Thursday of each month through November | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

History in the News is back for a third season of providing historical context to current events. The topic for each month's discussion will not be announced until one week prior to the event. Tune into our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) or join our mailing list to see the announcement!

History in the News is free and open to the public. Visit willametteheritage.org/history-in-the-news/ to learn more.

Apr
6
Fri
2018
26th Annual Heritage Awards: Who Are We? @ Willamette Heritage Center
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The WHC is proud to host its Annual Heritage Awards ceremony that recognizes and honors our community's leaders and organizations who have contributed significantly to our heritage. In addition to these honors, the night includes socializing, dinner, and a special program for the enjoyment and enlightenment of history enthusiasts and all lovers of the past.

This year's program, Who Are We?, explores the heritage of individuals from the Mid-Valley, uncovering the mysteries behind their family trees, and what brought their ancestors to the region.

Learn more about the event here. Award nominations open soon!

Apr
19
Thu
2018
History in the News @ Willamette Heritage Center
Apr 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

History in the News

LEEBIBLE by Ron Cooper

Photo by Ron Cooper

Third Thursday of each month through November | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

History in the News is back for a third season of providing historical context to current events. The topic for each month's discussion will not be announced until one week prior to the event. Tune into our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) or join our mailing list to see the announcement!

History in the News is free and open to the public. Visit willametteheritage.org/history-in-the-news/ to learn more.

May
12
Sat
2018
33rd Annual Sheep to Shawl Festival @ Willamette Heritage Center
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Willamette Heritage Center's annual Sheep to Shawl festival is back for its 33rd year. The event is FREE for guests of all ages, and celebrates the wool production process with live demonstrations, music, children's activities, animals, and more. Learn more at www.willametteheritage.org/sheep-to-shawl/.

May
17
Thu
2018
History in the News @ Willamette Heritage Center
May 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

History in the News

LEEBIBLE by Ron Cooper

Photo by Ron Cooper

Third Thursday of each month through November | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

History in the News is back for a third season of providing historical context to current events. The topic for each month's discussion will not be announced until one week prior to the event. Tune into our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) or join our mailing list to see the announcement!

History in the News is free and open to the public. Visit willametteheritage.org/history-in-the-news/ to learn more.

Jun
21
Thu
2018
History in the News @ Willamette Heritage Center
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

History in the News

LEEBIBLE by Ron Cooper

Photo by Ron Cooper

Third Thursday of each month through November | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

History in the News is back for a third season of providing historical context to current events. The topic for each month's discussion will not be announced until one week prior to the event. Tune into our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) or join our mailing list to see the announcement!

History in the News is free and open to the public. Visit willametteheritage.org/history-in-the-news/ to learn more.

Jul
19
Thu
2018
History in the News @ Willamette Heritage Center
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

History in the News

LEEBIBLE by Ron Cooper

Photo by Ron Cooper

Third Thursday of each month through November | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

History in the News is back for a third season of providing historical context to current events. The topic for each month's discussion will not be announced until one week prior to the event. Tune into our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) or join our mailing list to see the announcement!

History in the News is free and open to the public. Visit willametteheritage.org/history-in-the-news/ to learn more.