New Lewis & Clark Events

White Bird presents Echoes of Discovery, A Bicentennial Commemoration of the Lewis & Clark Journey. Saturday, September 17, 2005: Project Bandaloop will complete the second of two dance performance movements at the St. John's Bridge and Cathedral Park in Portland, Oregon. The project will feature two site-specific artistic performances from the structure of the St. John's Bridge, complete with lighting and a musical score. For more information, contact Duncan Rotch, Development Coordinator, White Bird, 503.245.1600 ext. 204, (7/27/04)

OMSI Presents New Large Format Film: LEWIS & CLARK: GREAT JOURNEY WEST. Currently showing at OMSI’s Omnimax Theater (Portland, Oregon) at noon, 2, and 4 daily with additional shows at 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday. OMSI’s fall hours begin September 7, during which time the film will show at 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, with additional showings at 7 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. "Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West" was produced by National Geographic Television and Film and is presented by Eddie Bauer, Inc. in association with the Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation. The film is endorsed by the National Council of the Bicentennial. OMNIMAX Theater: (503) 797-4640. (7/26/04)

Lewis and Clark Saltmakers Return, July 16-18 and August 20-22, 2004, west end of Avenue U, Seaside, Oregon. Come and meet members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition on the beach as they make salt from seawater. Historical interpreters will be working continuously 24 hours a day from 5:00 PM Friday to 5:00 PM Sunday. The "Saltmakers Return" is a fun interactive learning opportunity for the whole family. For more information, call Fort Clatsop National Memorial Park at (503) 861-2471 ext. 214 or the Seaside Museum and Historical Society at (503) 738-7065. (7/21/04)

The Journey Continues Symposium at Lewis & Clark College. Upcoming events include Encounters: The New Worlds of Lewis and Clark, An Institute for Northwest Teachers, August 8-13. Join Clay Jenkinson, Christopher Zinn, Janet Bixby, and others, in this interdisciplinary study of Lewis and Clark's complex encounters with people, alien landscapes, and self. Encounters is offered free to teachers; continuing education credit is available. See for more details. (7/12/04)