March 13 & 14 – Crab Races Weekend
Museum Open – 50% Discount on admission to Garibaldi Museum during Crab Race Weekend
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
June 26, Saturday – Lecture – Coastal Emergency Preparedness – Guest Speaker, Terry Kandle
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free to the public.
18th Century Re-enactors Appear at the Garibaldi Museum
On Saturdays in July and August,
18th century re-enactors will appear at the Garibaldi Museum. Dressed in maritime attire from head to toe, staff will be on hand to demonstrate 18th century rope-making and describe the life of the eighteenth century sailors.
July 1, Thursday
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Garibaldi Museum
Light refreshments will be served.
July 10, Saturday – Reading & Book Signing with Michele
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Salt in Our Blood: The Memoir a Fisherman’s Wife is the 2009 recipient of the WILLA Literary Award, in the category of creative nonfiction. Salt in Our Blood recounts the moving story of a commercial fisherman’s wife, who is both a mother and a successful attorney on the Oregon coast. Set against the sudden loss at sea of the Eders’ oldest son, Ben, it is a tale of indescribable sadness but also one of resilience and courage – a stunning testament to one family’s strength and the memory of their remarkable son.Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free to the public.
Saturday, July 24, Garibaldi Day’s Annual Silent Auction
Garibaldi Days’ Silent Auction will be held in the Garibaldi Museum on Saturday, July 24
Time: 12 noon to 6:00 pm.
All proceeds will help support the museum parking lot re-surfacing. The Garibaldi is a 501 (c) 3 which is supported by donations and volunteerism.
Bill Mengel of Garibaldi placed the high bid on the sand bike in the July 2009 Silent Auction.
Saturday, July 24, Garibaldi Museum hosts Wine Tasting
In the evening from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, the museum will host a wine and cheese sampling at the museum. Tickets are $3.00. A $1.50 discount is offered to Friends of the Museum. All proceeds will help support the museum parking lot re-surfacing. The Garibaldi is a 501 (c) 3 which is supported by donations and volunteerism.
Saturday, August 14, Book Reading & Signing with Matt Love, author of Super Sunday in Newport
The program will begin at 6:00 pm in the museum. Books will be on sale in the museum.
He is the editor of Citadel of the Spirit: Oregon’s Sesquicentennial Anthology, a collection of stories from Oregon history, and Super Sunday in Newport: Notes From My First Year in Town.
Refreshments will be served. Admission is free to the public.
From 6pm to 8pm the Garibaldi Museum will host the The Brownsmead Flats at the museum. The musical group has been performing throughout the Northwest for more than 20 years. They are well known for playing original and traditional songs that appeal to all ages. The Brownsmead Flats create a fun loving atmosphere where audiences are encouraged to participate. The versatility of the band allows them to generate music for young and old alike. Their tight harmonies and enjoyment of making music together translate into an event guaranteed to fill audiences with song and mirth.
The Brownsmead Flats play acoustic music that may best be described as “Crabgrass”. This folk/bluegrass style has a strong emphasis on vocal harmonies. A variety of instruments are played by the quintet. Dan Sutherland is featured on the hammered dulcimer, mandolin and fiddle. Ray Raihala picks banjo, guitar and mandolin. Robert Stevens plays the guitar and banjo. John Fenton is on bass and mandolin and Ned Heavenrich plays harmonica.
Tickets are $8.00 per person. A $4.00 discount is offered to Friends of the Garibaldi Museum. Seating is limited. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the museum. For more information call the Garibaldi Museum (503) 322-8411.
Sunday, October 31 Halloween Celebration
Free admission to all costume wearers.
Saturday & Sunday, November 27 & 28,
Holiday Open House & raffle
Admission is free to the public.
10% at Gift Shop.