Evergreen Museum Event Calendar

Jan

24

 

History Continued: Reconnaissance Systems - Scanning For Truth

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Guests will be learning about the Museum's collection of reconnaissance aircraft, including unmanned illustrations of their onboard sensors and how these systems are used to capture information.  Location: Space Museum Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Jan

25

 

Operations Barrel Roll & Steel Tiger: USAF and Air America in Laos during the Vietnam War

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Meet the pilots who flew the aircraft and learn what it was like to fly “out-country” and “in-country” in Southeast Asia from 1964 to 1975.   Lee Gossett and Terry Olson, members of the Oregon Aviation Hall of Honor: many years of Air America missions in various fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft.  Gregg Swanson, Geff McCarthy, and Fred Wilhelm (USAF): close ...

Jan

26

 

Reaching for the Stars

The Museum dedicates a full day of fun activities and learning workshops each year to serve people of all ages with special needs

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The Museum dedicates a full day of fun activities and learning workshops each year to serve people of all ages with special needs

Jan

29

 

History Continued: Wrong Way Corrigan

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Presenter: RON WILLIAMSON Topic: Like Howard Hughes and his flight of the Spruce Goose, Aviator and Mechanic Douglas Corrigan defying the US Governments rejection of his original flight plan New York to Ireland, brought forward aviation history when he set flight with a new flight plan New York to California, and ended up in Ireland, claiming a navigational error. Join us to hear the whole ...

Jan

31

 

History Continued: Vietnam War Airplanes - How They Were Used

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Descriptions & illustrations of: What led to the Vietnam War, what the US was attempting to accomplish with the aircraft, illustration of the types of missions assigned to tactical aircraft, and which of the museum aircraft accomplished each mission. Three mission types are described and illustrated in some detail: Forward Air Control (FAC), Strategic Bombing ...

Feb

05

 

History Continued: Apollo 1

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Presenter: JIM CAMERON Topic: “Apollo 1, the First of the Apollos”, set the stage for a series of spacecraft that would eventually take us to the moon. Join us and hear how it proved not only dangerous, but how deadly space exploration can be. Jim Cameron will bring the Apollo Gallery alive at the Space Museum! Location: Space Museum, Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with ...

Feb

07

 

Space Museum building closure due to private event

Ends Feb 10, 2019

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The Omega Gymnastics Top Gun Team Challenge event will take place Thursday, Feb 7th through Sunday Feb. 10th, 2019. The Space Museum building will be closed to accommodate this event. We apologize for any inconvenience. 
 

History Continued: American Missiles - Evolution

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Join us to learn all about the Museum's collection of rockets and missiles, specifically the German V1 and V2 rockets. Hear about how the development of these led to the initial American entries. Location: Space Museum, Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Feb

09

 

Mac Classic Gala Winemakers' Dinner

Under the wings of the Spruce Goose!

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Under the wings of the Spruce Goose!

Feb

12

 

History Continued: Apollo 17

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Presenter: GARY SOHN Topic: Join us to learn about our last mission to the moon, and all of the events that took place! Location: Space Museum, Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Feb

14

 

History Continued: The Air Defense Fighters – Protecting US

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Feb

15

 

Evergreen's Red Eye: Experimental Aircraft

Join us for our new 21+ nightlife program! Bring a friend, grab a drink, and immerse yourself in our topic of the month – conspiracies, disappearances, and other spooky stories!

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Join us for our new 21+ nightlife program! Bring a friend, grab a drink, and immerse yourself in our topic of the month – conspiracies, disappearances, and other spooky stories!

Feb

16

 

History Continued: Apollo Navigation Computer

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Presenter: BOB HAMILTON Topic: NASA defined it (sort of), MIT designed it, and Raytheon built it. How did it perform, and did it have problems? How were changes made? What lessons were learned? Join us to find out! Location: Space Museum, Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Feb

19

 

History Continued - Cosmology

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Presenter: CHARLES NAIL Topic: Cosmology is the study of the origins and history of the universe. Cosmology has benefitted from advances in several fields of study including ground and space based astronomy and from particle physics. This talk will describe conclusions resulting from modern observations without burdensome mathematics. We want anyone to have the opportunity ...

Feb

21

 

History Continued: The Berlin Airlift - The Ultimate Canned Food Drive

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Descriptions & illustrations of: What led to the crisis, how it was solved, description of the aircraft used, routes and navigation environment, Lt. Gail Halvorsen as the Candy Bomber, Airlift facts and legacy, relationship to Museum exhibits. Location: Aviation Museum Mezzanine, Room 201 Cost: Included with admission    

Feb

23

 

Cultural Day: Black History Month

Experience a Cultural Day in our Aviation Museum building!

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Experience a Cultural Day in our Aviation Museum building!

Feb

26

 

History Continued - Failures Of The Soviet Space Program

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Presenter: RICHARD DESHON Topic: Join us to learn about the crashes, fizzles and fatalities that took place inside the other side of the Space Race. Location: Space Museum Galaxy Theater Cost: Included with admission    

Feb

28

 

History Continued: Century Series Fighters – Need for Speed

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Presenter: JOHN BRONSON Topic: Descriptions & illustrations of: The museum’s collection of American jet aircraft, is highlighted. Specifically described are the Century Series Fighters; F-100 through F-106 including the design changes to achieve supersonic flight. Other jet aircraft in the museum’s collection are used for comparison to illustrate specific points. Location: Aviation Museum, Room ...

Mar

08

 

McMinnville Wine and Food Classic - SIP! Presented by Perlo Construction

Ends Mar 10, 2019

Please note: The Space Museum building will be closed to accommodate this event from Wednesday, March 6 through Monday, March 11; reduced Museum admission will be in effect during the closure period: $16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 youth. 

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Please note: The Space Museum building will be closed to accommodate this event from Wednesday, March 6 through Monday, March 11; reduced Museum admission will be in effect during the closure period: $16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 youth. 

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