Living History

 Upcoming Events:

 

Founder's Day

Saturday May 6, 2017

1:00-2:30 pm

Champoeg State Heritage Area is hosting the 116th annual Founder's Day celebration honoring the 52 men who, in 1843, voted for the first territorial government west of the Rocky Mountains. As part of this celebration we ask that any descendants of these men gather with us for a reading of the names foll call. Founder's Day has been held at Champoeg at the memorial pavilion since 1901. On hand will be a color guard, speakers and a roll call of names. Costumed re-enactors will perform a rifle salute. Light refreshments and snacks along with photo opportunities will be available.

$5 per vehicle parking fee or free with an annual Oregon State Parks Pass

 

Barn Dance

Saturday July 8, 2017

5:00-8:00 pm

Enjoy "foot-stomping" music and traditional folk dances as a caller teaches you in our 19th century restored wheat threshing barn.

$5 per vehicle parking fee or free with an annual Oregon State Parks Pass

 

Harvest Day

Saturday October 7, 2017

1:00-4:00 pm

The bounty of the harvest will be the theme for this day as your family enjoys foods made from fresh produce grown in the 1860s Heritage Kitchen Garden and the Heritage Apple Orchard and take part in activities that celebrate the fall and harvest seasons.

$5 per vehicle parking fee or free with an annual Oregon State Parks Pass

 

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