Native plant sale offered at Klamath County Museum

Native plant sale offered at Klamath County Museum

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A variety of nursery-grown plants will be available on a first-come, first-served basis during a native plant sale being held at the Klamath County Museum, Saturday May 18, starting at 9:00 AM

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Series of nature walks planned in Klamath Falls

Series of nature walks planned in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A series of evening nature walks will be offered in May and June in Klamath Falls by a group of local outdoor enthusiasts. The series, titled "Klamath Backyard Nature Walks," will be offered at 6 p.m. Wednesdays from May 15 through June 12.

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‘Chiloquin Skies’ star party planned, April 27

‘Chiloquin Skies’ star party planned, April 27

An astronomy event to observe the night sky will be offered in Chiloquin Saturday, April 27. The “Chiloquin Skies Star Party” will be held at Spink Park on the north Chiloquin Highway in west Chiloquin. Signs will mark the location.

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Local art featured in Modoc Gallery

Local art featured in Modoc Gallery

A new exhibit featuring works by two local artists opens Saturday, April 27, in the Klamath County Museum’s Modoc Gallery. The exhibit features paintings by Donna Woolery of Dairy and drawings by Jim Weaver of Klamath Falls.

An opening reception for the exhibition runs from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the museum at 1451 Main St. The exhibit will run through June.

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Registration open for 13th annual History Fitness Hike

Registration open for 13th annual History Fitness Hike

Historic sites between Fort Klamath and Kimball State Park will be explored during the 13th annual History Fitness Hike on May 4.

The hike coincides with a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Kimball State Park. The event is cosponsored by the Klamath County Museum, the YMCA of Klamath Falls, and Oregon State Parks. Registration deadline is April 26.

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‘Chilouqin Skies’ star party postponed

‘Chilouqin Skies’ star party postponed

The “Chiloquin Skies Star Party,” originally scheduled for April 6, has been postponed due to a forecast for cloudy skies over the next several days.

The event, to be held at Spink Park in west Chiloquin, is cosponsored by the City of Chiloquin and the Klamath County Museum. For more information contact Michelle Ochoa at (541) 783-2600.

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Native plant sales, walks planned

Native plant sales, walks planned

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A series of events designed to encourage use of native plants in landscaping and restoration projects will be offered in Klamath Falls this year.

The events are cosponsored by the Klamath Soil and Water Conservation District, the Klamath County Museum and the Klamath Basin Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon.

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Basin Adventures: 6 Must-See Klamath Falls Attractions

Basin Adventures: 6 Must-See Klamath Falls Attractions

When you visit Klamath Falls, you may be wondering about the variety of attractions that are offered there. While you may be going through Klamath Falls to help you get to Crater Lake National Park or the Lava Beds National Monument or to nearby waterfalls, you won’t want to miss what Klamath Falls attractions have.

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Lunar Eclipse Viewing Event

Lunar Eclipse Viewing Event

A gathering to view a total lunar eclipse on Sunday, Jan. 20, will be held at the Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main Street.

Amateur astronomers will have telescopes set up by the time the earth’s shadow, known as the umbra, makes first contact with the full moon around 7:30 p.m.

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Bonsai Study Group to Meet in Klamath

Bonsai Study Group to Meet in Klamath

A bonsai study group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the Klamath County Museum’s meeting room, 1451 Main St. The group will discuss “Bonsai for Beginners,” with a focus on special challenges that bonsai gardeners face in the Klamath Basin’s cool climate.

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Registration Open for 12th Annual History Fitness Hike [UPDATED]

Registration Open for 12th Annual History Fitness Hike [UPDATED]

The Klamath County Museum’s 12th annual History Fitness hike has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 8. Registration deadline for the event is Thursday, Dec. 6.  The hike was postponed from the past weekend due to weather. The event is designed to encourage outdoor exercise while exploring local history. The hike is free, but a donation is requested to defray expenses.

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Klamath Heritage: Klamath Falls Gospel Mission

Klamath Heritage: Klamath Falls Gospel Mission

Klamath County Museum’s Photo of the Week for Nov. 11, 2018, shows the Klamath Falls Gospel Mission at 823 Walnut Street in about 1965. A sign on the building reads, “If you haven’t a friend in this world you will find one here.”

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Election 2018: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.

Election 2018: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.

As of 8:49am (11/7/18) 1.87 million Oregonians, nearly 68% of the eligible voting population voiced their opinion in the mid-term election on Tuesday. Nearly 64% of Klamath County voters (28,519) returned ballots. Key issues and positions are likely responsible for the higher than average turnout - Oregon Governor, grocery tax, abortion funding, recreational pot, and the City of Klamath Falls Council Position Ward 5 to name a few.

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Klamath Heritage: Weyerhaeuser Mill

Klamath Heritage: Weyerhaeuser Mill

Klamath County Museum’s Photo of the Week for Nov. 4, 2018, shows the Weyerhaeuser Company mill near Klamath Falls not long after it opened in 1929. With four headrigs (large saws for cutting old-growth timber), the plant was described as the largest yellow pine sawmill in the western United States.

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Art Exhibit Features Seasonal Art

Art Exhibit Features Seasonal Art

An art exhibit titled “Local Seasonal Art” is on display through the end of December in the Klamath County Museum’s Modoc Gallery.

Works by a group of local adult art students are featured in the exhibition, along with pieces created by more experienced artists. An opening reception for the exhibit will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in the museum at 1451 Main St.

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