Events & Exhibits


Exhibit Change

Main Gallery Closed – July 30 through September 23, 2017

The Heritage Center main gallery will be closed from July 30 through September 23 as our main exhibit is being changed. Please call for an appointment to visit items in our permanent collection during this time.

 

Class of 1957 Reunion

Friday, September 29 – 5-8 p.m.

Welcome home to the Marion High School Class of 1957 for their 60th reunion! (This is a private event. Contact the class representatives for more information.)

 

Good Roads: Bicycles, Motorcycles & Automobiles on the Transcontinental Highway

Grand Opening: Saturday, September 30 – Noon – 4 p.m.

Long before it became part of the famous Lincoln Highway, the roadway through downtown Marion hosted automobile races, bicyclists and famous tourists. Marion helped put our nation’s first transcontinental road on the map. This exhibition tells the story of the travelers who came through Marion by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, automobile and truck from 1878 to 1919. Learn about their mishaps, adventures, discoveries and endurance. See vintage bicycles, motorcycles and even Linn County’s second automobile.

 

Class of 1962 Reunion

Saturday, September 30 – 4-8 p.m.

Welcome home to the Marion High School Class of 1962 for their 55th reunion! (This is a private event. Contact the class representatives for more information.)

 

Annual Soup Supper Event

Sunday, October 29, 2017 – 5-7 p.m.

Mark your calendars and watch for more information in the fall. This annual event helps fund our programs and events. Sponsorships, donations and silent auction items can dropped off anytime. Contact the Heritage Center at 447-6376 for more information.

 

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