Meet The Pioneers – Oct. 4 & 5

COMING OCTOBER 4 & 5, 2019 – MEET THE PIONEERS, OUR 13TH YEAR!  ​​​​​​​Tickets now on sale

Meet the Pioneers is a fundraising event for Friends of the Jacksonville Cemetery.  Local residents portray the people buried in the historic pioneer cemetery to give you a glimpse into what life was like for them.  You also get to experience the cemetery in person as the event takes place right there.

This annual event is a fund raiser for the Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery with proceeds supporting ongoing restoration and preservation projects, as well as our educational programs. 

The tour dates are Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5, 2019. The first tour each day will depart at 4:00 p.m. then every fifteen minutes until the last tour at 6:30 p.m.

Reservations and tickets may be purchased as follows:

1) on this web site you will be able to reserve tickets for the tour time of your choice. We ask that when filling out the form that you list a couple of tour times just in case your first choice is already sold out. Your reservation will then be confirmed by email and we will ask that you mail us a check to cover the cost of the tickets. Once your check has been received your tickets will be placed in Will-Call for you to pickup at the event and before your tour departure time.

2) You may email info@friendsjvillecemetery.org to request reservations and the same procedure as above applies.

3) You may call 541 826-9939 to request tickets. A recorder is available to leave a message and your call will be returned.

4) A ticket booth will be setup next to the Jacksonville Post Office on the following dates between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. September 4 through September 7, September 13 & 14, September 20 & 21 and September 27 & 28. We can accept cash or checks only and checks should be made payable to FOJHC, Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery. When mailing checks they should be sent to FOJHC P.O. Box 1541 Jacksonville, OR 97530.

Adult tickets cost $15, Children $5, (12 and under) $35, Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children).

Tour Dates: Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5, 2019
Tour Departure Times Every 15 minutes between 4 – 6:30 P.M.

Tour Departure Times: First tour departs at 4:00 p.m. then at 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45, 6:00, 6:15 and the last tour departure is at 6:30 p.m.  This schedule is for both dates, October 4 and 5.

Meet the Pioneers – 2019 Tickets and Reservations

To request tickets for this year’s program please use the form below. In the message box we ask that you provide us with a few tour departure times that would work for you just in case your first choice is already sold out.

Ticket Prices: Adult $15. Children $5 (12 years of age and under) Family $35 (up to two adults and three children)

Following our receiving your request we will confirm your reservation by email and will ask that you mail a check in the amount of the tickets you are requesting. Checks should be made payable to: The Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery or simply FOJHC and sent to: FOJHC P.O. Box 1541 Jacksonville, OR 97530.

After your check has been received your tickets will be placed in Will-Call for you to claim on the day of your tour. Our Ticket and Will-Call desk will be setup in the D Street parking lot which is the same location from where you will board the bus to go up the hill into the cemetery grounds to start your tour.

We ask that you plan on arriving at least 15 minutes before your tour departure time. We also ask that out of safety concerns, please no pets. We suggest wearing comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. As a reminder some of the stories that will be shared with our audience may not be suitable for young children. Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you to Meet the Pioneers 2019, and hope you enjoy the show.

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