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.
Celebrate Robert Newell’s Birthday: Saturday, March 27, 2021 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Mothers Day Tea: Saturday, May 8, 2021 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
$35 by Reservation
Join us for a delicious catered tea outside on the south lawn as we celebrate the women in our lives, both family and friends! Contact email@example.com to make your reservations today. Seating is limited.
Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration: TBD
Christmas in July – Crafters Faire: Sunday, July 18, 2021, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Free for Faire visitors! Event Flyer
Beat the Christmas rush and find the perfect gift for someone on your list – or yourself. Outside event.
Crafters/artisans, reserve your spot today! Don’t delay; sign up today!!! Exhibitors – Reservation Form
VILLAGE FAIRE: Saturday, September 18, 2021 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Event Flyer
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Enjoy a FREE living history event with reenactors, artisans, and live music as we share a bit of pioneer life in our historic museum complex. Wander through the village and watch artisans, use a quill pen in the school house, learn about pioneer toys, and best of all, try some pioneer chores!! See what’s new in the General Store and be sure to bring some coin to purchase a bit to eat. You will not want to miss this chance to experience life in the 1850’s!
OREGON’S HISTORY MINSTELS presenting “Our History Through A Cappella Music and Word”. The Minstrels were founded in 2013 in Canby to integrate young people as storytellers and history presenters. This troupe has performed in nearly 200 settings, including schools, riverboat programs, professional tours, and retail locations from Canby to Salem. We are excited to have them present three performances of barbershop harmony music and summaries about local historical themes: Willamette Valley Settlement and steam boating on the Willamette.
HARVEST DINNER: Saturday, November 20, 2021, 1:30 – 4:30 PM Event Flyer
$45 by Reservation
Join us for an afternoon 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to make your reservations for 2021.
Candlelight Tour: Saturday, December 4, 2021 3:30 – 6:00 PM
Regular Admission: $6/adults; $5 Seniors/DAR/AAA; $3/children 12 & under
The holiday cheer is here! Tour our museums as candlelight gives us a glimpse into the past. Watch as our historical reenactors recreate the 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 schoolhouse.
Yuletide Tea: Friday, December 10 and Saturday, December 11, 2021 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! Contact email@example.com to make your reservations for 2021.