Program on Thomas Condon offered

Program on Thomas Condon offered

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A man who came to Oregon as a missionary and ended up serving as the University of Oregon’s first professor of geology will be portrayed in a living history program Thursday, Sept. 26, sponsored by the Klamath County Historical Society.

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Fiber art by Liz Hubbard in Modoc Gallery

Fiber art by Liz Hubbard in Modoc Gallery

Ancient rock art seen at various places in the Upper Klamath Basin and other regions of the West are the inspiration for fiber art works created by Liz Hubbard of Bonanza.

“I fell in love with the petroglyphs in Petrified Forest National Park and began a quest to see all the rock art I could find,” Hubbard says. “I joined groups on Facebook with like-minded petroglyph lovers, and I bought a small library about rock art.”

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Museum offers homestead tour

Museum offers homestead tour

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – An auto tour of homesteads in the Hildebrand area will be offered by the Klamath County Museum at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31.

The free tour will begin at the site of the Farm Country Festival, which occurs on the same weekend. To reach the festival site, take Highway 140 East past Dairy to mile post 22 at Bliss Road, and follow signs from there.

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Jupiter, Saturn subject of star party

Jupiter, Saturn subject of star party

An astronomy event to observe other planets in our solar system will be offered by the Klamath County Museum at 8:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. The Jupiter and Saturn star party will be held at the Klamath Falls YMCA soccer field, 1221 S. Alameda Avenue.

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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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