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International Vulture Awareness Day 10:00 am
International Vulture Awareness Day @ High Desert Museum
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Vultures are ecologically important birds in the High Desert. Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day and learn more about these fascinating scavenger species and what you can do to help them! Free with Museum admission
Lazinka Sawmill Demonstration 11:00 am
Lazinka Sawmill Demonstration @ High Desert Museum
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lazinka Sawmill Demonstration @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:00 am – 3:00 pm Full steam ahead! See the 1904 sawmill in action and discover how critical this steam-powered sawmill was to homestead families in the High Desert. 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Free with Museum admission
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Last Chance for Summer Programs
Last Chance for Summer Programs @ High Desert Museum
Sep 3 all-day
Last Chance for Summer Programs @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
Last chance for Raptors of the Desert Sky, Desert Dwellers and other summer programs!
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Exhibition Opening: Animal Journeys: Navigating in Nature
Exhibition Opening: Animal Journeys: Navigating in Nature @ High Desert Museum
Sep 8 all-day
The navigational feats performed by wildlife—whether as part of their daily, local activities or long-distance migrations—are arguably some of the natural world’s most awe-inspiring phenomena. The tiny rufous hummingbird, for example, deftly finds its way from wintering grounds in Mexico and the southern United States to its breeding grounds in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska....
Home Visit Daily Schedule Rates Group Visits Guest Services Rimrock Café School Programs Exhibitions Calendar Animal Adventures Backpack Explorers Daily Schedule Kids Camp Natural History Pubs School Programs Teacher Trainings Wildlife Autzen Otter Exhibit Donald M. Kerr Birds of Prey Center Desertarium Injured Wildlife Adopt an Animal Get Involved Donate Join Corporate Membership in Desert Sage Society Community Outreach Legacy Giving Volunteer About Us Annual Report Blog Charity Ticket Request Contact Us E-News Facility Rental Job Opportunities Press Room Donate Thorn Hollow String Band 11:00 am
Museum and Me: Adaptive Climbing 5:00 pm
Museum and Me: Adaptive Climbing @ High Desert Museum
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Museum and Me: Adaptive Climbing @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
A time for children and adults with physical, intellectual and/or social disabilities to enjoy the High Desert Museum after hours. Join us for this special Museum and Me program to celebrate the climbing ability of all! Oregon Adaptive Sports will be on-hand on the Ascent: Climbing Explored climbing wall with adaptive climbing equipment. Free for...
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Natural History Pub: Tracking the Sierra Nevada Red Fox 7:00 pm
Natural History Pub: Tracking the Sierra Nevada Red Fox @ McMenamins Old St. Francis School
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Natural History Pub: Tracking the Sierra Nevada Red Fox @ McMenamins Old St. Francis School | Bend | Oregon | United States
Scientists recently discovered the Sierra Nevada red fox, a subspecies once thought to be restricted to high-elevation areas, living at lower elevations than expected. Hear from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Technician Jamie Bowles about ongoing research into this small yet remarkable animal—and how the High Desert Museum has contributed to this work. 7:00...
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Teacher’s Night Out 6:00 pm
Teacher’s Night Out @ High Desert Museum
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Teacher’s Night Out @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
Network with colleagues and community partners. Enjoy free food, drinks and gifts. Educational resources available.
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Bat Walk 7:30 pm
Bat Walk @ High Desert Museum
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Bat Walk @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
Join us on an exciting evening expedition in search of bats on our grounds using echolocator equipment. Bring weather-appropriate clothing and a flashlight or headlamp for this after-hours exploration. $10, Members receive 20% discount
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Exhibit Opening: By Her Hand: Native American Women
Exhibit Opening: By Her Hand: Native American Women @ High Desert Museum
Sep 22 all-day
Marking the 150th anniversary of Edward Curtis’s birth, By Her Hand: Native American Women, Their Art, and the Photographs of Edward S. Curtis features Curtis’s photographs of Native women and the art they created from the Christopher G. Cardozo Collection. The High Desert Museum will also include historical and contemporary works of art created by...
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