If you haven’t checked the Oro Valley Historical Society (OVHS) calendar lately you might be missing something special! For all upcoming activities and details check out “Events” on this website.
Here are some highlights:
The remaining Saturdays in February will feature “Letters from an Army Airman” at the Pusch House Museum at Steam Pump Ranch. The exhibit features correspondence written during WWII from Henry Zipf (grandson of George and Mathilda Pusch) to his mother, Gertrude Pusch Zipf. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and is located at Steam Pump Ranch on Oracle Road.
Thursday, March 12 is our BIG ANNUAL event! $$Priceless$$ – An Antiques Appraisal Event will take place at the Oro Valley Country Club at 5:00 p.m. The event will feature Catherine Baron, M.A. of Catherine’s Estates and Appraisals. Formerly on the Antiques Roadshow, Catherine will evaluate lap-sized items brought in by ticket holders. The event includes dinner (no host bar) and Catherine’s presentation highlighting some of the items brought to the event. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased through www. eventbrite.com Search Oro Valley Historical Society. Last day to purchase tickets is March 6! You can also contact Peg O’Connell for further information at firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds go to OVHS for ongoing projects.
On Monday, March 9 at 2:00 p.m. Peter Spooner of Arizona Coins and Collectibles will discuss “Tokens in Arizona History” at the Oro Valley Public Library.
On Thursday, March 26 at 8:00 a.m. Jim Williams will lead a hike through Oro Valley Country Club Estates. Jim will discuss the historic role of OVCC Estates during the early development of Oro Valley. Contact Jim Williams at email@example.com to sign up.
Stop by The Oro Valley Historical Society booth on Saturdays at Steam Pump Ranch during Farmer’s Market hours (9 to 1). We can answer your questions about membership, volunteering and getting involved!