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October 2018

Little Learners program at Fort Vancouver

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 23, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's "Little Learners" is a preschooler-friendly exploration of archaeology and history. Led by National Park Service Curator Meagan Huff, Little Learners aims to teach both children and their caregivers about the fascinating stories behind the park's museum collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Designed for children ages 3 to 6, each program includes a short introductory talk, a story reading, craft or activity, and the chance to see real archaeological and historic artifacts from the park's…

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OMSI Curved Space Comedy Presents “Even the Earth Is Bipolar”

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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$15

Curved Space Comedy at OMSI presents "Even the Earth Is Bipolar" at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25. Join science-comedian and stand-up philosopher Gregg Eisenberg for a multi-media show about atoms, space, the speed of light, volcanoes, geometry and the human condition — to test Heisenberg’s hypothesis. Allow Gregg to be your conceptual concierge, taking you on a visual and musical journey from the edges of the Milky Way down to the molecules in human DNA in this 75-minute exploration of evolution,…

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Downtown Vancouver Haunted Tours — Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays in October

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$18

Are you curious to hear tales of what haunts the buildings and streets of Downtown Vancouver? Interested in the strange and peculiar side of our local history? Then join the Clark County Historical Museum as they take an excursion through Clark County's haunted history. Starting at 8 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in October, guides from the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM) will lead inquiring minds to the answers. Join them on walking tours along Main Street and…

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Downtown Vancouver Haunted Tours — Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays in October

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$18

Are you curious to hear tales of what haunts the buildings and streets of Downtown Vancouver? Interested in the strange and peculiar side of our local history? Then join the Clark County Historical Museum as they take an excursion through Clark County's haunted history. Starting at 8 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in October, guides from the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM) will lead inquiring minds to the answers. Join them on walking tours along Main Street and…

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Steve Adelson, author of “Little Bighorn,” at Fort Vancouver Visitor Center

October 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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Fort Vancouver National Historic Site and the Friends of Fort Vancouver invite you to attend a free book signing and presentation by Steve Adelson, author of Little Bighorn, Voices from a Distant Wind, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Visitor Center. Adelson is a historian of American western expansion and the Indian Wars in the American West. He is also a seasonal Park Ranger Interpreter at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.…

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Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks explore the U.S. Army history of Vancouver Barracks. Each adult carries a lantern as a park ranger guides the group on an outdoor walking tour of the historic Army post. Visitors will learn about Ulysses S. Grant, Oliver Otis Howard, George C. Marshall, William S. Harney, and other significant figures in Vancouver Barracks' history. These tours are entirely outdoors, and they cover about a half mile over some uneven and unpaved ground. These tours begin…

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Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks explore the U.S. Army history of Vancouver Barracks. Each adult carries a lantern as a park ranger guides the group on an outdoor walking tour of the historic Army post. Visitors will learn about Ulysses S. Grant, Oliver Otis Howard, George C. Marshall, William S. Harney, and other significant figures in Vancouver Barracks' history. These tours are entirely outdoors, and they cover about a half mile over some uneven and unpaved ground. These tours begin…

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Downtown Vancouver Haunted Tours — Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays in October

October 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$18

Are you curious to hear tales of what haunts the buildings and streets of Downtown Vancouver? Interested in the strange and peculiar side of our local history? Then join the Clark County Historical Museum as they take an excursion through Clark County's haunted history. Starting at 8 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in October, guides from the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM) will lead inquiring minds to the answers. Join them on walking tours along Main Street and…

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OMSI After Dark: Spirits, A Halloween Tasting

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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$40

Enjoy child-free, brain-building science fun featuring live demos, new exhibitions and old favorites! Guests can indulge in tasty snacks, sweets and beer and wine from regional food and beverage artisans. Ages 21 and over only, IDs required. OMSI After Dark is typically held on the last Wednesday of every month. Special tasting editions may be held on different days of the week. The next OMSI After Dark event is "Spirits," from 6 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 31. Ghosts, goblins,…

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November 2018

OMSI Science Pub: “Back to the Night: Why Bringing Back the Stars is Not Just for the Birds”

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
McMenamins Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St.
Portland, OR United States
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$5

Science Pub is a monthly event held in multiple locations throughout the state and is open to all ages. No scientific background is required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks and knowledge. The next Science Pub is 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at  McMenamins Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan, Portland. The presenter is Mary Coolidge, BirdSafe Campaign Coordinator at the Audubon Society of Portland. The cost is $5 advance purchase for guaranteed seats or $5…

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Art Show & Auction

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 S.E. Lake St.
Ilwaco, WA 98624 United States
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$15

More than 60 art objects made by some of the Northwest's most talented artists will be auctioned. The silent auction runs from 5 to 8 p.m., and the live auction starts at 6. 50 raffle tickets are available for $20 each. The winner can pick any 6-by-6 artwork prior to the auctions.

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Kendall Concerts at OMSI: Trashcan Joe

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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$15

Kendall Concerts: Music Under the Dome is a monthly planetarium concert series combining live performances with stunning visuals in riots of color, shape and movement, enveloping the audience into an adventure of the senses without ever having to leave their seat. The next concert is at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 featuring Trashcan Joe with soaring vocal harmonies and modern song writing set in a soundscape harkening to the early jazz era, Trashcan Joe has a unique sound with a broad…

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OMSI After Dark: Corklandia Wine and Food Event

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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$52

Enjoy child-free, brain-building science fun featuring live demos, new exhibitions and old favorites! Guests can indulge in tasty snacks, sweets and beer and wine from regional food and beverage artisans. Ages 21 and over only, IDs required. OMSI After Dark is typically held on the last Wednesday of every month. Special tasting editions may be held on different days of the week. The next OMSI After Dark event is "Corklandia," from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9. Get…

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Portland Book Festival at the Portland Art Museum

November 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 S.W. Park St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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$15

The Portland Book Festival is coming to the Portland Art Museum on Saturday, Nov. 10, featuring more than 100 authors presenting onstage events and pop-up readings throughout the museum and in adjacent locations in the South Park Blocks. The festival welcomes readers (and future readers) of all ages. The 2018 lineup includes Mac Barnett, H. W. Brands, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Tom Hanks, Lauren Groff, Abbi Jacobson, Rachel Kushner, Ada Limón, Terese Marie Mailhot, Marissa Meyer, Eileen Myles, Tommy Orange, Gregory Pardlo,…

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OMSI Science Pub: “Distant Worlds: Exoplanets, Their Stars, and the History and Future of Earth”

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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$5

Science Pub is a monthly event held in multiple locations throughout the state and is open to all ages. No scientific background is required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks and knowledge. The next Science Pub is Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Empirical Theater at OMSI. The cost is $5 advance purchase for guaranteed seats or $5 suggested donation at the door.

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Native American Indian Heritage Festival: A Celebration of Regalia, Culture and Song

November 17 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

The Native American Indian Heritage Festival: A Celebration of Regalia, Culture & Song will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Water Resources Education Center. Everyone is welcome to join the annual observance of Native American Indian Heritage Month. Families are invited to celebrate and learn more about native cultures from 1 to 4 p.m., with hands-on crafts and activities for kids. A native craft holiday marketplace, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,…

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Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guides them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to exhibit what life was like at Fort Vancouver in the 1840s. The Lantern Tours begin at 7 pm, but visitors must arrive at 6:45 pm. Admission is $25 per adult, and $10 per youth. Dates are: October 20,…

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Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks

November 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks explore the U.S. Army history of Vancouver Barracks. Each adult carries a lantern as a park ranger guides the group on an outdoor walking tour of the historic Army post. Visitors will learn about Ulysses S. Grant, Oliver Otis Howard, George C. Marshall, William S. Harney, and other significant figures in Vancouver Barracks' history. These tours are entirely outdoors, and they cover about a half mile over some uneven and unpaved ground. These tours begin…

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December 2018

Kendall Concerts at OMSI: Christmas Show with Aaron Meyer

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$25

Kendall Concerts: Music Under the Dome is a monthly planetarium concert series combining live performances with stunning visuals in riots of color, shape and movement, enveloping the audience into an adventure of the senses without ever having to leave their seat. The next concert is at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 featuring Aaron Meyer with a special holiday performance. Meyer captivates audiences worldwide with his electrifying stage presence blended with awe-inspiring virtuosic performances. He immediately engages his fans, displaying an affinity…

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OMSI Science Pub: “The Buzz About Bees: Exploring the World of Our Most Vital Pollinators”

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$5

Science Pub is a monthly event held in multiple locations throughout the state and is open to all ages. No scientific background is required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks and knowledge. The next Science Pub will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 11 in the Empirical Theater at OMSI, featuring a presentation by Thor Hanson, Ph.D., Conservation Biologist, Guggenheim Fellow and Author. The cost is $5 advance purchase for guaranteed seats or $5 suggested donation…

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