Stumptown Stories Celebrates Thanksgiving (10 November 2014)

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Stumptown Stories Celebrates Thanksgiving, the latest installment of the long running Stumptown Stories series takes place on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Sellwood Public House (8132 SE 13th). Presenters include Finn JD John, who will tell us about how Sylvester Pennoyer, Oregon’s nuttiest governor ever, became the Father of Thanksgiving — sort of and […]

OE History Night: Of Casts and Characters – the Early Years and Collections of the Portland Art Museum (5-November-2012)

Of Cast and Characters - the Early Years and Collections of the Portland Art Museum

Journey back to late 19th century Portland and the founding of the city’s art museum to learn about its earliest art collections including hundreds of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture.

History Pub: Geological History and the development of Oregon’s Wine Industry (29-October-2012)

This special Oregon Wine program will explore the relationship of geology, soils, and climate to wine, and discuss the development of the wine industry in our State, noting the geology of the wine regions, and show how they have meshed.

Portland Weekend Amusements (October 26-28, 2012)

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Have a fantastic Halloweeny weekend – plenty of stuff to do!

Strip City’s Storied Sex Worker Specters & Midnight Cowboy (26-October-2012)

Strip City’s Storied Sex Worker Specters AND Midnight Cowboy!

Kick Ass Oregon History’s Ribald Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin shares ghostly tales – about sex worker from Strip City, and there’s a costume contest too!