STRAWBERRY SOCIAL AND OLD AURORA COLONY MUSEUM
SUNDAY, JUNE 28TH
Ready for some fun? Please join the Newport 60+ Activity Centers’ Adventure Van for the Strawberry Social and self-guided tour of the Old Aurora Colony Museum.
The Strawberry Social features strawberry on sweet biscuits and ice cream. While you are enjoying your dessert you will be entertained by the Old Time Fiddlers and New Colonists’ Bands.
History buff? Plenty to see and learn at the Old Aurora Colony Museum. Learn about the nearly 600 people, almost all German and Swiss emigrants who established and lived in the Aurora Colony from 1856-1883. Explore the museum which features historic photography, personal letters, artifacts, art and a miniature model of the “Lot Whitcomb” paddle wheel steamship.
Cost for the trip is $28.00. The Adventure Van will be leaving Newport on Sunday, June 28th at 8:30am and will be returning at 5:00pm. For more information please call 541-265-9617, or stop by the 60+ Activities Center located at 20 SE 2nd St, Newport, OR 97365.