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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Oregon chapter of MUFON and McMenamins History present...

Oregon Ghost Stories

Paranormal Pub

6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. event

Free

Minor with parent or guardian

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Oregon Ghost Stories

Oregon Ghost Stories

 

Join Historian and Paranormal Investigator Rocky Smith for an evening of history, folklore and the paranormal. Smith will share some unbelievable ghost stories, accumulated from his years of experience with the paranormal, his knowledge of Oregon history and passion for historical research, and his willingness to listen openly while fellow Oregonians share their paranormal experiences. Smith has compiled hundreds of ghost stories while living in Oregon City (Oregon’s first incorporated city), and has a gift for telling those stories, whether it’s on one of his popular Northwest Ghost Tours or on a stage. This will be Smith’s second appearance as a Paranormal Pub speaker and he is excited to share some of his favorite ghost stories from around Oregon, while revealing a bit of the process that is involved in piecing these incredible stories together. 

About the Speaker:

Rocky Smith was born and raised in Oregon City. Today, he teaches art at Oregon City High School, where he has been for the last 16 years. He is well known in the community as a local historian and paranormal investigator. Smith recently finished his second term on the Oregon City Commission and is currently taking a much-needed break from politics.

In college, Smith worked for three years in the historic Ermatinger House, the oldest house in Oregon City and the third oldest house in the state of Oregon. He has had many paranormal experiences over the past 20 years, including his first in the Ermatinger House, which was featured in Susan Smitten's book, Ghost Stories of Oregon. Smith has spent 20 years working to preserve this historic house; now restored, it should be open to the public this summer.

Smith started researching paranormal activity in Oregon City in 1995 and has documented close to 100 haunted places within the city. In 2006, he combined his love for history and knowledge of the paranormal by founding Northwest Ghost Tours and now leads the “Walk with the Spirits” tours in Oregon City. In 2006 and 2007, Smith was named Teacher of the Year at Oregon City High School and was the recipient of  Oregon City's Citizen of the Year Award for 2013. In 2017, Northwest Ghost Tours won the “Best of Oregon City” award in the “Best Oregon City History or Story” category. After speaking at several West coast paranormal conferences, Rocky is now Director of the Oregon Ghost Conference.

Note: This is a reprise of Rocky’s program for those who missed his sold-out presentation in February!

 

Paranormal Pub

Paranormal Pub

Join us once a month to hear from experts in unexplainable phenomena - think UFOs, extraterrestrials, Bigfoot, ESP, ghosts and beyond. Come have a beer and a burger handcrafted beverage, concessions, and/or a slice of pizza, settle in and learn something new from a curated line-up of scholars, experiencers and others.

According to Wikipedia: "Paranormal events are phenomena described in popular culture, folklore and other non-scientific bodies of knowledge, whose existence within these contexts is described to lie beyond normal experience or scientific explanation.

A paranormal phenomenon is different from hypothetical concepts such as dark matter and dark energy. Unlike paranormal phenomena, these hypothetical concepts are based on empirical observations and experimental data gained through the scientific method.

The most notable paranormal beliefs include those that pertain to ghosts, extraterrestrial life, unidentified flying objects, psychic abilities or extrasensory perception and cryptids."

We thank the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) for coordinating and hosting this programming at the historic Mission Theater.

This event is eligible for a History Pub Stamp

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About Mission Theater

Featuring Music, Movies & Events

Our historic Mission Theater in Northwest Portland features special movie screenings, live music, engaging talks, select sports event screenings and other fun experiences—join us for the next event! We’ve installed a much larger screen & a thundering new sound system, and have space for you to either sit or stand.  

Food and Drinks at the Mission
We’ve got a full bar, pizza, salad and concessions for you to enjoy.

Theater pricing and policies 
•  All shows are 21 and over unless accompanied by a parent or guardian, or unless stated otherwise.
•  Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before show time, unless stated otherwise.
•  Admission is $2 for adults and children for shows starting before 5pm, $4 for adults and $3 for children after 5pm, unless stated otherwise.
•  Daily ticket specials only apply to standard movies and are not available for special screenings or events.

Accommodations Closed Captioning 

Our theater offers a quality entertainment experience for deaf, hard of hearing and vision impaired guests. Our movie showings are closed captioned, and we offer individual Captiview closed caption devices that sit in your seat’s cupholder. In addition, we offer two types of headphones: hearing impaired headphones that amplify the dialogue, or visual impaired headphones that describe the scenery and action. Just inquire before showtime to use any of these devices.

Please note: Mission Theater is wheelchair accessible.

Online Ticket Questions

If you purchased a ticket accidentally, for the wrong show or theater, or need a refund for any other reason, please call us at (503) 223-4527 for assistance.

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Menu  Dietary Restrictions  Catering

We’ll serve you a meal or a snack to enjoy while you sit and take in the feature film. Enjoy pizza by the slice or whole pie, salads and movie concessions – along with both non-alcoholic beverages and our own handcrafted ales, wines, hard cider and beer (plus guest taps).

History

The location that serves as one of McMenamins favorite neighborhood theater pubs was the locus of great spiritual zeal beginning in the 1890s. That's when the Swedish Evangelical Mission established its church here....

From a church to a theater-pub, the Mission's history ain't exactly saintly. Click here for more info!

Hold your Private Event at the Mission Theater

Weddings  Meetings  Social Events

The Mission Theater (ca. 1912) offers historic splendor in the heart of Northwest Portland. The preserved balcony, ornate finishes, woodwork, high ceilings and grand stage all make for a magnificent and memorable wedding venue. Our catering, staff, and sweeping area for a dance floor add the desirable detail to your big day.

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018

    Oregon chapter of MUFON and McMenamins History present...

    Oregon Ghost Stories

    Paranormal Pub

    6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. event

    Free

    Minor with parent or guardian

    Share this event

    Add to Calendar
    Qualifies for “Attend a McMenamins History-Sponsored Event” Experience Stamp.

    Oregon Ghost Stories

    Oregon Ghost Stories

     

    Join Historian and Paranormal Investigator Rocky Smith for an evening of history, folklore and the paranormal. Smith will share some unbelievable ghost stories, accumulated from his years of experience with the paranormal, his knowledge of Oregon history and passion for historical research, and his willingness to listen openly while fellow Oregonians share their paranormal experiences. Smith has compiled hundreds of ghost stories while living in Oregon City (Oregon’s first incorporated city), and has a gift for telling those stories, whether it’s on one of his popular Northwest Ghost Tours or on a stage. This will be Smith’s second appearance as a Paranormal Pub speaker and he is excited to share some of his favorite ghost stories from around Oregon, while revealing a bit of the process that is involved in piecing these incredible stories together. 

    About the Speaker:

    Rocky Smith was born and raised in Oregon City. Today, he teaches art at Oregon City High School, where he has been for the last 16 years. He is well known in the community as a local historian and paranormal investigator. Smith recently finished his second term on the Oregon City Commission and is currently taking a much-needed break from politics.

    In college, Smith worked for three years in the historic Ermatinger House, the oldest house in Oregon City and the third oldest house in the state of Oregon. He has had many paranormal experiences over the past 20 years, including his first in the Ermatinger House, which was featured in Susan Smitten's book, Ghost Stories of Oregon. Smith has spent 20 years working to preserve this historic house; now restored, it should be open to the public this summer.

    Smith started researching paranormal activity in Oregon City in 1995 and has documented close to 100 haunted places within the city. In 2006, he combined his love for history and knowledge of the paranormal by founding Northwest Ghost Tours and now leads the “Walk with the Spirits” tours in Oregon City. In 2006 and 2007, Smith was named Teacher of the Year at Oregon City High School and was the recipient of  Oregon City's Citizen of the Year Award for 2013. In 2017, Northwest Ghost Tours won the “Best of Oregon City” award in the “Best Oregon City History or Story” category. After speaking at several West coast paranormal conferences, Rocky is now Director of the Oregon Ghost Conference.

    Note: This is a reprise of Rocky’s program for those who missed his sold-out presentation in February!

     

    Paranormal Pub

    Paranormal Pub

    Join us once a month to hear from experts in unexplainable phenomena - think UFOs, extraterrestrials, Bigfoot, ESP, ghosts and beyond. Come have a beer and a burger handcrafted beverage, concessions, and/or a slice of pizza, settle in and learn something new from a curated line-up of scholars, experiencers and others.

    According to Wikipedia: "Paranormal events are phenomena described in popular culture, folklore and other non-scientific bodies of knowledge, whose existence within these contexts is described to lie beyond normal experience or scientific explanation.

    A paranormal phenomenon is different from hypothetical concepts such as dark matter and dark energy. Unlike paranormal phenomena, these hypothetical concepts are based on empirical observations and experimental data gained through the scientific method.

    The most notable paranormal beliefs include those that pertain to ghosts, extraterrestrial life, unidentified flying objects, psychic abilities or extrasensory perception and cryptids."

    We thank the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) for coordinating and hosting this programming at the historic Mission Theater.

    This event is eligible for a History Pub Stamp