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Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
POSTPONED TO APRIL Mt Hood History Trivia from the museum archives! Audience participation is highly encouraged- win prizes for your knowledge of Mt Hood history!
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR -Mt Hood Trivia @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fun and informative evening of Mt Hood trivia- win prizes and learn something new about  mountain history! Presented by Lloyd Musser, museum curator Doors open 6:30, lecture at 7 pm.
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Presented by Dr. Jim Keyser, Archeologist Doors open 6:30, lecture at 7 pm.
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR- Mount Hood Hikes @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR- Mount Hood Hikes @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Doors open at 6:30, Lecture at 7 pm. Presented by author Sonia Buist
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SOCIAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR- History of Mount Hood's Steiner Cabins @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Presented by Lloyd Musser, museum curator
STEINER CABIN TOUR @ Hoodland Senior Center
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
STEINER CABIN TOUR @ Hoodland Senior Center
Ticket sales for Steiner Cabin Tour on August 12: SOLD OUT (email us to be put on waiting list) begin July 1st on the museum website and can be purchased ONLINE ONLY.  (Last year sold out in 3 days.) ***Entry times for tours start at 9 am. 11 am. and 1 pm. Please choose your desired start time when purchasing tickets.
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Presented by Mark Fritch, Log Cabin Builder
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Dave Oleyar from Hawkwatch International for a Migration and Raptor ID Presentation at the museum Friday night to learn raptor ID tips. Don't miss the Raptor Migration Festival on Saturday at the museum, also hawk watching and raptor education outside at the Bonney Butte Hawkwatch migration site!
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 MUSEUM @ Mt Hood Museum, Government Camp, OR
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
HERITAGE NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM @ 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