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Oregon’s Birthday

SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2016

The Yamhill County Historical Society is hosting a celebration in honor of Oregon’s 157th birthday from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Lafayette Museum, 605 Market St. The event will include special exhibits, free birthday cake and punch. Admission is free with a food donation to YCAP.

For more information, call Karen Sitton Saxberg at 503-434-2189.


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