Upcoming Events

Storytellers Series: 50th Anniversary of Apollo 17 – Last Men on the Moon

Presenters: Donn Anderson & John Jennings 50 years ago on December 7th, five massive F-1 rocket engines rumbled to life turning night into day as Apollo 17 lifted off into the Florida sky. What was it like to witness the only night launch of a Saturn V? Come hear an eyewitness give a description of...

Storytellers Series: Orbital Space Junk

Space Museum Galaxy Theater

Presenter: Bill Carton Launched in 1958, America's second satellite Vanguard 1 is the oldest known debris still on orbit. Recent estimates are that as many as one hundred million pieces of human-made objects are above the earth now. We are tracking 21,000 items over 10cm in size. Junk includes derelict spacecraft, upper rocket stages, explosion...

Star Struck: Stories of the Night Sky!

Evergreen Giant Sreen Theater 490 NE Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR

Star Struck:  Join master storyteller Will Hornyak at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum Theater for a wild ride through Greek and Roman myths, Native American legends, and historical lore inspired by stars, planets, and the winter solstice. A nationally touring storyteller, Will Hornyak has performed at festivals and theatres throughout the United States. He...

$15 – $35

Storytellers Series: Vietnam War Aircraft – How They Were Used Part I

Aviation Museum

Presenter: John Bronson Descriptions & illustrations of what led to the Vietnam War, what the US was attempting to accomplish with its aircraft, illustration of the types of missions assigned to tactical aircraft, and which of the Museum aircraft accomplished each mission. Four mission types are described and illustrated in some detail: Forward Air Control (FAC),...

Storytellers Series: What’s Happening Today in Space

Space Museum Galaxy Theater

Presenter: Bill Carton Current Space Activity: Countries as well as private companies are now heavily involved in space - with crewed spacecraft and private satellites. Including: Robots on other planets and on asteroid missions, suborbital space tourism, International Space Station improvements and expansion plans, and the James Webb Space Telescope (pictured). Plus: The US is...