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June 2019

Horse Riding Day 2019

June 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Animal Rescue Teaching, 85671 Chezem Rd.
Eugene,, OR 97405 United States
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$30

  Saturday June 1st 12pm to 2pm Kids aged 4 and up. Cost: $30 per child. Adult must stay with participating child. Space is limited; sign up early! Location for this event: Animal Rescue Teaching 85671 Chezem Rd.Eugene, OR 97405 Join us and help support our friends Animal Rescue Teaching while you learn about horses and experience a riding lesson. We'll dress as pioneers and learn about how valuable horses were to pioneers and early settlers, then saddle up for…

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Open House at our New Location!

June 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dr. Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR
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dr. snapp house in cottage grove

Come visit our new location in the historic Dr. Snapp house and learn about our programs and events. Fun kids activities and a tour await you! This is FREE and fun for all ages. Meet our Director, Karen and our teacher, Kevin and experience all the unique history of the house. It sits next to a park by the Willamette River, so you can take a walk around the park after you see the house. No RSVP needed, just come…

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July 2019

Living History Village at the Bohemia Mining Days Festival

July 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Coiner Park, Cottage Grove, OR

Join us at the Bohemia Mining Days Festival in Cottage Grove, Oregon on July 19th and 20th for a fun time in the kids zone! We'll be open from 10am to 6pm both days, but the larger festival stays open till 10pm and includes Thursday night. It's held in Coiner Park in the middle of Cottage Grove. Admission is free but some kids zone activities are offered for a fee, so bring some cash! This year Singing Creek Center is…

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September 2019

Homestead Arts: Soap Making Class

September 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR
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$22

Soap Making with Kevin PrierThe techniques have been refined, but the chemistry of making soap has been the same for thousands of years. Learn the basics of making bar soap from scratch. We will discuss the chemistry of saponification, properties of different base oils and sources, and fragrance oils and other additives while we make a batch of soap. You will also learn how to make liquid soap and two forms of laundry soap. Take home a share of the…

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November 2019

Girls Scouts Only: Pioneer Girls Early Settlers

November 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dr. Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR
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Go back in time and live like an Oregon settler in 1890 at the historic Dr. Snapp House. Built in 1886, this home is in a park next to the Coast Fork Willamette River. Pioneer dress-up clothes and bonnets are available or bring your own. Fun activities and authentic "chores" and crafts await you in this class where you can earn your Playing the Past badge in a truly unique and hands-on way. Activities may include: churning butter, grinding grain,…

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