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Lewis & Clark Sesquicentennial Celebration Events

June 21 to 23, 2018


Members of the Portland Cello Project.

Everyone is invited to the

Grand Sesquicentennial Celebration!


Help Lewis & Clark Celebrate 150 Years!

Lewis & Clark is turning 150 and we are celebrating with exciting events for all members of the Lewis & Clark community. Attend the Portland Cello Project concert, take a gastronomical tour around the world at the Global Dinner, feast on salmon at the Salmon Bake, and more! Enjoy Palatine Hill in its summer glory, rub elbows with faculty, staff, alumni, and all members of the Lewis & Clark family.


7:30 p.m. - Portland Cello Project Concert in honor of the Lewis & Clark Sesquicentennial
The Portland Cello Project is a nationally recognized performance group with a large revolving cast of cellists. The Portland Cello Project has released full-length albums, performed in punk rock clubs, at exclusive private events, and symphony halls all over North America. Their diverse repertoire features well over 1,000 musical pieces. 

5 - 7:30 p.m. - Global Dinner 
Use scrip to decide which of the delicious global offerings you’d like to sample. At the dinner, enjoy performances by Portland Taiko, the Obo Addy Legacy Project and Latin music performed by our very own Lewis & Clark professor of Hispanic Studies and Director of Latin America Studies, Freddy Vilches.

6 - 8 p.m. - Northwest Salmon Bake & BBQ
Come together with the whole Lewis & Clark community to enjoy salmon caught and prepared by the Charley Family. The Russell Charley family, members of the Warm Springs Tribe, will prepare salmon on wood cooking sticks over an open fire pit. Also enjoy classic barbecue foods, beer, wine and soft drinks.

For entertainment, Mo Phillips ’98 brings his classic rockin’ ways to the Salmon Bake. Mo has a fine, distilled blend of Americana, Soul and Blues, while not being afraid of a poppy hook or straight rockin’ out. His music is built for kids and parents alike.

8:30 - 11 p.m. - Pio Pub
Sip alumni beer and wine on campus. Italian sodas are also on the menu along with light snacks. You must be at least 21 years old to participate.

Dan O’Sullivan ’84 brings his jazzy acoustic rock featuring powerful and intricate guitar work to the Pio Pub. Dan will perform original songs plus covers from Sinatra to Metallica, Steely Dan to Nirvana, Grateful Dead to…   Come hang and help finish this sentence!


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