An Exhibit at the Willamette Heritage Center
Sep
27
to Dec 23

An Exhibit at the Willamette Heritage Center

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In Salem, Oregon, at the Willamette Heritage Center from September 27th — December 23, 2019, a bit of Sherman County will be on display! Stitches & Stories: Discoveries from the Oregon Quilt Project , a retrospective exhibit on the work done by volunteers working with quilts from around the state of Oregon.

The Sherman County Historical Museum is one of the many museums to have trained volunteers to index quilts which are documented and then added to an open access digital repository of images, stories and information of public and private quilts from around the world.

Representing the incredible journey of volunteers and documented quilts over the past 9 years from around the state will be a quilt from the Sherman County community. Quilts are made for a purpose; those in this exhibit represent some of the reasons why. Whether it is utilitarian or decorative, for a special occasion or a community event, each quilt tells a story all its own.

During the 1889-1989 Sherman County Centennial Celebration 2 identical quilts were made representing the county landscape and what you will find within its boundaries. One quilt is a jewel on display behind glass at the local Sherman County Historical Museum and the other quilt was raffled for a museum fundraiser. The quilt design was created by Sherry Kaseberg, and community members made each of the blocks and put it all together. The replica quilt is on loan and on display at the Willamette Heritage Center for this special event.

You can visit this exhibit Monday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm. Closed Sundays. Check the website and calendar for additional information https://www.willametteheritage.org/

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A Night At The Museum
Sep
14
2:00 PM14:00

A Night At The Museum

Sherman County Historical Society Fundraiser will be showcasing local breweries that will bring their favorite brews for an evening at the museum with dinner provided by local caterers. A limited amount of tickets will be offered for the main event and a limited number of VIP tickets. The VIP ticket holders will be bused to a secret location in the county, receive a special brew sample with appetizers, an exclusive tour of the mystery venue and then bused to Museum in time for the main event.

As a fundraising effort all money earned will be used for museum operations and general improvements for the historical society. In an effort to bring new volunteers and members to our award-winning museum, free admission for the day will be included with purchased of a ticket.

Thank you in advance for supporting this event and we will see you on September 14th!

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Sherman County Fair!
Aug
21
to Aug 25

Sherman County Fair!

It is time again for the 2019 Sherman County Fair! Stop by and see the Museum’s display in the 4-H Building with the Commercial Booths! You can also get yourself a new favorite ink pen! Thanks for supporting our Sherman County Fair and the Sherman County Historical Museum.

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Sherman County Historical Society Annual Meeting
Jun
9
4:00 PM16:00

Sherman County Historical Society Annual Meeting

Call the Sherman County Historical Museum to RSVP for 5 pm dinner and guest speaker Cal McDermid of the Fort Dalles Museum on June 9, 2019, for the Sherman County Historical Society Annual Meeting. Come early and at 4pm enjoy the social hour of wine tasting and register for dinner while touring the Sherman County Historical Museum. Dinner is $15 per person and everyone is welcome!

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Sherman County Historical Museum Open for 2019!
May
1
10:00 AM10:00

Sherman County Historical Museum Open for 2019!

May 1st to October 31st the Sherman County Historical Museum will be open everyday from 10am to 5pm. Stop by and visit our history museum and see for yourself what Sherman County is all about. Traveling? You can also get information from the Visitor Center located in the lobby of the museum. While you are there don’t forget to do a little shopping at our museum store and find some great local treasures!

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Christmas Open House & Museum Store Sale
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Open House & Museum Store Sale

December 1st starting at 10:00 am to 3:30 pm shop at the Museum Store at the Sherman County Museum! Have a young farmer or animal lover to buy for? You will want to get there early to select your wooden Melissa & Doug classic toys and puzzles! Beautiful kitchen towels and popular goat lotions that everyone loves to receive as a gift or buy for yourself! Share the Sherman County picture book that everyone will be impressed with as a keepsake for this Christmas too! We also have SC history calendars and local authors books and much more! See you at the Christmas Open House at the Sherman County Historical Museum in Moro, Oregon!

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Blue Star Museum: Free admission for active military personnel & families
Jul
1
to Jul 31

Blue Star Museum: Free admission for active military personnel & families

Calling all active duty military! If you are looking for family vacation ideas this summer, you can visit the Sherman County Historical Museum for free through the Blue Star Museums program.

Blue Star Museums are more than 2,000 museums nationwide, which offer free admission to active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families this year from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

For a full list of museums nationwide, visit arts-dot-g-o-v-forward slash-bluestarmuseums.

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