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Bonney Butte Raptor Migration Festival @ Mt Hood Museum and Bonney Butte migration site
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join the USFS Mt Hood National Forest, HawkWatch International, and Portland Audubon for the Bonney Butte Hawk Migration Festival at the Mt Hood Cultural Center & Museum, Saturday, September 23 from 10 am - 4 pm. This is a free, family-friendly event with live raptors, vendor booths, and educational programs and activities. Don't miss the Friday night presentation on raptor Continue Reading
Sep 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR- Flying Buses and other Oddities on Mt Hood @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Presented by Lloyd Musser, museum curator
SNOWVANA @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
SNOWVANA @  Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Portland | Oregon | United States
The Northwest’s Ultimate Celebration of Snow Sports to Feature Live Music, Premieres of Top Ski and Snowboard Films, a Local Brew Fest, and Discounted Gear and Apparel. Billed as the “ultimate celebration of snow sports,” the Snowvana ski and snowboard festival will return for its second year at Portland’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum on the weekend of October 20 and 21. Continue Reading
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR- 50 Years of Skiing at Mt Hood Meadows @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Doors open at 6:30, Lecture at 7 pm. In honor of Mt Hood Meadows 50th anniversary! Presented by Dave Tragethon
HERITAGE NIGHT AT THE M– USEUM @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
HERITAGE NIGHT AT THE M-- USEUM @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Join us for a night of fun: drinks, appetizers and an auction to support our museum!
Dec 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR- Vintage Mt Hood Movie Out-Takes @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Doors open at 6:30, Lecture at 7 pm. The curator has compiled a selection of movie out-takes especialy for this event. The outtakes include footage of the 1927 Oregon City Ski Club ski trip to Government Camp, the National Ski Championship of 1939, 1953 news reels of the Skiway tram, and the first summer ski camp at Timberline Lodge. Some Continue Reading
“Winter Comes” Nordic Skiing Exhibit Grand Opening @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
"Winter Comes" Nordic Skiing Exhibit Grand Opening @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Long before the invention of the wheel, humans used skis for winter transportation. The entire history of skiing, including the journey from Scandinavia to the Pacific Northwest, will be on display at the Mt. Hood Museum when the traveling exhibit “Winter Comes: Oregon’s Nordic Ski History,” opens in January. It will be on display through June. Designed and built by Continue Reading
Social History Happy Hour- CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Enjoy films from the Winter Comes nordic skiing exhibit, plus photographs from the collection. Doors open 6:30, presentation at 7 pm.
Ski the Glade 2018 CANCELLED @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am
Ski the Glade 2018 CANCELLED @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
CANCELLED due to lack of snow on the lower portion of the Glade Trail.
Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hillcrest Ski Shop, Mt Hood Museum and the Skiyente Ski Club present a fabulous ski fashion show!
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am
Art show opening displays finalists of the My Mt Hood middle school art contest! Ongoing to May 20th. **TO ENTER CONTEST, go back to home page, CLICK ON MY MOUNT HOOD CONTEST (beneath Gift Shop button).
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A discussion with Ranger Bill Westbrook from the Zig Zag Ranger District.
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: Hiking Mt Hood NF Trails @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: Geology of Mt Hood @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Jun 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Rock on! Mt Hood National Forest geologist Ryan Cole presents the fascinating geology of our area!
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Get out your sun glasses and tanning lotion! Jeff Lokting presents the history of summer skiing on Mt Hood!
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Steiner Cabin Tour Sold Out Henry Steiner is considered a master of the Oregon Rustic style. He built approximately 100 cabins between 1925 and 1952. Most of his cabins are in the Mount Hood area between Government Camp and Sandy, Oregon. The annual Mt. Hood Museum's annual Steiner Cabins Tour will acquaint visitors with this native Northwest design as well Continue Reading
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: The Barlow Road @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hit the road! A presentation of Mt Hood area ruts and historical sites of the Barlow Road.
Hawk Migration Festival @ Mt. Hood Museum
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for the Hawk Migration Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Mt. Hood Museum in Government Camp. The Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum hosts the second annual event in partnership with Hawkwatch International, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Audubon Society of Portland.    The family-friendly event includes live raptors, vendor booths, and educational programs and activities. The festival Continue Reading
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: Mt Hood Trivia @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Test your knowledge of Mt Hood, and win great prizes!
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
An interesting discussion with Rick Thompson, on the affect of the Missoula Flood on Oregon settlement patterns.
Heritage Night Auction @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Annual museum fundraiser- more info TBA
Social History Happy Hour - "The Continental Divide Trail" Book Presentation by Author Barney Scout Mann @ Mt. Hood Museum | Government Camp | Oregon | United States
The Mt. Hood Museum presents Social History Happy Hour! Join us December 1st at 7:00 pm for an evening with Author Barney Scout Mann discussing his new book "The Continental Divide Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail". This book explores the 3100 mile trail from Mexico to Canada & Mann will share his experiences in researching and writing the book! Barney Continue Reading
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: Mt Hood Movie Out-Takes @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: Mt Hood Movie Out-Takes @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Social History Happy Hour December 29: Mount Hood Movie Outtakes. Presented by Lloyd Musser   Social History Happy Hour at the Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum is held the last Saturday of each month, featuring local history topics in a social relaxed social setting. Oregon beer and wine offered, donations accepted, all proceeds benefit the non-profit Museum. Doors Open Continue Reading
Social History Happy Hour - Flying Buses & Other Oddities
Join Mt. Hood Museum curator, Lloyd Musser for a fun SHHH (Social History Happy Hour) presentation featuring the flying bus & other oddities that lurk in the history of Mount Hood! Doors open at 6:30, Presentation 7-8pm Wine, Beer & Soda available for purchase Free event, donations welcome!
Social History Happy Hour - Best of Mt. Hood Museum Photography Collection
February 23, 2019 join Mt. Hood Museum curator, Lloyd Musser & local historian, Brittany Cardarella, for an engaging SHHH (Social History Happy Hour) presentation featuring the best photography in the Mt. Hood Museum collection! Doors open at 6:30, Presentation 7-8pm Wine, Beer & Soda available for purchase Free event, donations welcome!
Mar 2 all-day
Ski the Glade
Once a year, on the first Saturday in March, we can experience skiing the way it was done before there were ski lifts on Mt. Hood with the awesome annual Ski the Glade Event! This year, on March 2, 2019, we can ski from Timberline to Government Camp on the 3-Mile Glade Trail which is opened and specially groomed just Continue Reading
Steiner Cabins Lecture @ McMenamin's Edgefield, Blackberry Hall
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm
Social History Happy Hour-Ski Fashion Show @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Social History Happy Hour @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mt. Hood Hikes-S. Buist, Sarah Beth, Mary Ellen Fitzgerald, Trails Club
Social History Happy Hour @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ever Wild Book Lecture - Darryl Lloyd, author.