Newell Pioneer Village offers a number of community events throughout the year! Our public events are listed below, if you would like to host an event at our complex, please contact Ellen Crauthers our Museum Director.

Robert Newell’s Birthday Celebration, Saturday, March 28  11:00 AM—3:00 PM    Cancelled

Regular admission  Event Flyer

Mother’s Day Tea: Saturday, May 9, 2020  1:30 – 3:00 PM  Cancelled

$35 by Reservation Event Flyer 

Celebrate mothers, grandmothers, sisters, and friends – women who share a special place in your life! Enjoy a delicious full tea served in Rebecca’s Tea Porch overlooking the meadow of Champoeg Heritage State Park.   Our program will be the Intel Singers.


Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Event Flyer    FREE outdoor patriotic event including living history and pie judging contest and auction!   Bring your best pie to win Judges Favorite.  Pies are auctioned to highest bidder with funds going to support Newell Pioneer Village.  LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, FAMILY FUN, AND MORE!!    Join us in celebrating our Nation’s birthday!    

Historical museum tours 11:00 – 3:00 PM.  Admission:  $6/adults; $5 Seniors/DAR/AAA; $3/children 12 & under.



Christmas in July Crafters Faire: Sunday, July 19, 2020  11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Beat the Christmas rush!  Find that perfect, unique gift for someone on your list – or for yourself – from local crafters and artisans.  FREE outdoor event on the beautiful Newell Pioneer Village grounds.  Crafters and artisans, reserve your spot today!  10 x 10 with table $25 (limited number).  Have your own tables?  Reserve a space for $20!   

Event Flyer

Village Faire: Saturday September 19, 2020  11:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Free event

The highlight of fall, our annual harvest festival brings together the past and present! Stay and watch our demonstrations of old fashioned crafting, or stop by our numerous vendors and purchase something for Christmas! Tour our three museums and see how we bring the past back to life!


Harvest Dinner: Saturday, November 21, 2020  1:30 – 4:30 PM


$45 by Reservation  Event Flyer

Join us for an evening with traditional Thanksgiving  food and wonderful company. Our annual Harvest Dinner is one of our most popular events –  join us with your friends and family! Contact to  make your reservations!  Payment due in advance.


Candlelight Tour: Saturday, December 5, 2020   3:30 – 6:00 PM


Regular Admission

Holiday cheer is here! Tour our museums as candlelight gives us a glimpse into the past. Watch as our historical reenactors recreate a mid-1800s Christmas.

There are even some special activities for kids – cookie decorating in the cabin and stringing cranberries and popcorn for the tree in the school house.


Yuletide Tea:  Friday, December 11; Saturday, December 12 (sold out), & Sunday, December 13, 2020   1:00 – 3:00 PM

$40 by reservation.  Event Flyer

Enjoy our annual Yuletide Tea at the Newell House, decked out in Christmas splendor by Oregon State DAR Chapters. 

The sumptuous four-course tea will be served in the dining room. Live musical entertainment!