Romancing The Wests – Dinner and Show

A Historic Documentarycombined with a Live Concert Performance – Travel through 240 years of the American West in two riveting music-filled hours.  The music and imagery tells of the Native American people and the Russian ships exploring the West C...

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Table Rock Hikes

Jacksonville was originally called Table Rock City due to the two mesas that dominate the regional skyline.  These regional icons offer great hiking.  The combination of their unique geologic formation and the native flora and fauna are attraction enoug...

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Haunted History Walking Tours

Jacksonville’s pioneers who still linger are the subjects of Historic Jacksonville’s Haunted History walking tours.  Beginning May 5 and then on the first Friday of each Month from May through September, costumed docents will share notable tales of w...

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Needed: Host Homes for Britt Orchestra

The Britt Orchestra is truly part of the local community.  These highly qualified professional musicians are actually housed by local residents – often forming meaningful and long-term relationships. If you have been seeking a way of contributing t...

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Trolley Tours Running for 2017 with some changes

Jacksonville, Oregon –  Jacksonville’s Trolley Tours began running for extended weekends in May with a few changes.  There is a new location for the trolley stop, new tour times and new fares. The trolley stop will be at the Visitor Information Cent...

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Beekman House Tours – Victorian Art & Decor

Historic Beekman House: Victorian Hobbies & Crafts On Saturday, June 17, costumed docents share the crafts and hobbies of people during the late 1800s through the lens of the Cornelius Beekman family – one of Jacksonville’s wealthiest and mos...

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Community Center Breaks Ground for New Facility

A ground-breaking ceremony for the new Jacksonville Community Center (JCC) will be Wednesday, May 31 at 9:45 am.  Community members are invited to join the board of directors for the JCC, civic leaders and city staff along with all those who have contr...

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California Suite at Randall Theatre

‘California Suite’, arguably one of Neil Simon’s best comedic plays, gets its turn at Randall Theatre’s Jacksonville location starting June 23. Simon is at his wittiest best with this confection in four parts. The play is divided i...

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Cemetery Happenings

Here is what is coming up during July in the Jacksonville Cemetery. Saturday, July 8 at 10:00 a.m.  – History Saturday in the Cemetery Program when Docents Ellen Martin and Dee Reynar will be covering the History of Early Fires in Jacksonville. The...

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BRITTKIDS KONCERTS

Local children are being treated to a wonderful opportunity to expand their horizons.  Britt Festival presents an interactive series of concerts to introduce families to orchestral instruments, symphonic music and musical styles from around the world. Ch...

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Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Fri
2018
all-day Narrated Trolley Tours 10:30 – 2:30
Narrated Trolley Tours 10:30 – 2:30
Oct 19 – Oct 22 all-day
45 minute narrated trolley tour providing an overview of Jacksonville’s history Meet the trolley at the Visitor Information Center –  corner of North Oregon & C Streets Purchase tickets at Visitor Information Center by credit card or cash; Cash only for on-board purchase $6 adults, $3 children, no charge for held on lap Tours run on the half-hour from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Fridays – Mondays in May & October Daily June – September; The Trolley is not handicap accessible Sold out tours may occur with advance registration and will be noted on this calendar as a separate entry Private tours are available for groups, limited to 25.  Click Here for more information
9:00 pm Jville Tavern Live Music: Spiral...
Jville Tavern Live Music: Spiral...
Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Enjoy live music every Friday night from 9:00pm-midnight at Jville Tavern!  125 W California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170 October  19    Spiral Kings
Oct
20
Sat
2018
11:00 am Victorian Mourning Customs Tours...
Victorian Mourning Customs Tours...
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
1-Hour Tours between 11 am – 3 pm. For Victorians, death was a part of life, giving it essential meaning, and they created elaborate rituals around the passing of a loved one.  Between 11am and 3pm on Saturday and Sunday, October 20 and 21, Historic Jacksonville, Inc. will be offering 1-hour “Victorian Mourning Customs” tours every 15 minutes at Jacksonville’s 1873 C.C. Beekman House Museum, located at 470 E. California. Historic Jacksonville The house will be decorated as a Victorian house in mourning—clocks stopped, mirrors draped in black, mourning wreath on the door, coffin in the parlor.  Costumed docents will share the fashions, home décor, funeral etiquette, social behavior, and personal mementos that honored the dearly departed in the late 1800s.  Tour admission, $5.  541-245-3650 or info@historicjacksonville.org.
9:00 pm Jville Tavern Live Music: Don Da...
Jville Tavern Live Music: Don Da...
Oct 20 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Enjoy live music from 9:00pm-midnight at Jville Tavern!  125 W California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170 October  20    D.on Darox and the Melody Joy Bakers
Oct
21
Sun
2018
11:00 am Victorian Mourning Customs Tours...
Victorian Mourning Customs Tours...
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
1-Hour Tours between 11 am – 3 pm. For Victorians, death was a part of life, giving it essential meaning, and they created elaborate rituals around the passing of a loved one.  Between 11am and 3pm on Saturday and Sunday, October 20 and 21, Historic Jacksonville, Inc. will be offering 1-hour “Victorian Mourning Customs” tours every 15 minutes at Jacksonville’s 1873 C.C. Beekman House Museum, located at 470 E. California. Historic Jacksonville The house will be decorated as a Victorian house in mourning—clocks stopped, mirrors draped in black, mourning wreath on the door, coffin in the parlor.  Costumed docents will share the fashions, home décor, funeral etiquette, social behavior, and personal mementos that honored the dearly departed in the late 1800s.  Tour admission, $5.  541-245-3650 or info@historicjacksonville.org.

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