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  • December 7 Saturday

    West Branch, IA - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Paint a Ceramic Christmas Tree

    Instructor M. Renee Vogt from Renee's Ceramics will lead a class in painting.
  • Abilene, KS - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

    Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    Movie screening | Tora! Tora! Tora!
  • West Branch, IA - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Hear from Hoover Experts

    Curatorial staff will be in the Hoover galleries to talk about the Christmas panels.
  • West Branch, IA - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Christmas Past

    Annual celebration throughout the town of West Branch with special events inside the Museum.
  • December 6 Friday

    West Branch, IA - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Christmas Past

    Annual celebration throughout the town of West Branch with special events inside the Museum.
  • December 3 Tuesday

    Kansas City, MO - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Film Screening of Father's Kingdom

    Film screening and discussion of the documentary Father's Kingdom, the story of Father Divine at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center, 3700 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO.
  • Boston, MA - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    A Conversation with Stacey Abrams

    Stacey Abrams, bestselling author, nonprofit CEO, former GA House Democratic Leader and 2018 Democratic nominee for Governor of GA, discusses her career and continuing work on voting rights and social issues.
  • December 2 Monday

    Yorba Linda, CA - 5:30pm to 5:45pm

    Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Nixon Library

    The festive ceremony officially kicks off our holiday cheer and marks the very special 50th anniversary of First Lady Pat Nixon opening the White House for candlelight tours during the holidays.
  • Yorba Linda, CA - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

    Candlelight Evenings at the Nixon Library

    In the spirit of White House Christmas traditions past and present, the Nixon Library is opening its doors after hours for special Candlelight Evenings for two nights only – December 2 and 12th.
  • Washington, DC - 10:00am to 11:30am

    EVENT CANCELLED

    Nixon Legacy Forum: The Story of the Watergate “Road Map”

    A review of the efforts to make available all the material from the House Judiciary Comittee's impeachment investigation of President Richard Nixon
  • December 1 Sunday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Holiday Open House and Train Opening!

    Kick off the Holiday Season at the Ford Presidential Museum with holiday music, a visit with Santa and his reindeer.
  • Abilene, KS - 9:00am to 4:45pm

    Museum Store Sunday

    Shopping and Movie Screening
  • November 28 Thursday

    Online - 9:00am to 8:30pm

    Research Rooms Closed for Thanksgiving Day

    Regular research room hours will resume on Friday, November 29. Online access to National Archives holdings are still available 24 hours a day through Archives.gov/research.
  • November 25 Monday

    Boston, MA - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Great Lives Worth Reliving with Mo Rocca

    Mo Rocca, correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and frequent panelist on NPR’s Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, discusses his new book, Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving.
  • November 16 Saturday

    Kansas City, MO - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    The Bennett Forum

    The 13th Annual Bennett Forum on the Presidency will feature an insightful conversation between former U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and The Washington Post’s David Von Drehle.
  • West Branch, IA - 10:00am to 4:30pm

    A Merry Hoover Christmas Opens

    Learn about how and where the Hoover family celebrated Christmas. November 16, 2019 - January 5, 2020
  • West Branch, IA - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Viva Hoover! The 1928 Good Will Tour

    An exhibit highlighting the Goodwill Tour that president-elect Herbert Hoover took in 1928. On display from Nov. 16, 2019 - August 23, 2020.
  • November 13 Wednesday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Dawn of the Code War

    Former Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin takes us to the front lines of a global but little understood fight as the Justice Department and the FBI chases down hackers, online terrorist recruiters, and spies.
  • November 12 Tuesday

    Abilene, KS - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Ike Book TALK - The General's First Lady

    Ike Book TALK facilitated by Marilyn Holt
  • Kansas City, MO - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Film Screening of "The Green Book: Guide to Freedom"

    Film screening of "The Green Book" documentary produced by the Smithsonian channel at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center, 3700 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO.
  • Ann Arbor, MI - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Dawn of the Code War

    Former Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin takes us to the front lines of a global but little understood fight as the Justice Department and the FBI chases down hackers, online terrorist recruiters, and spies.
  • Boston, MA - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Everyday Decisions and Environmental Challenges

    Tatiana Schlossberg, author of Inconspicuous Consumption, and other panelists discuss the environmental impact inherent in our everyday choices. David Cash, graduate dean at UMass Boston, moderates.
  • Washington, DC - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Give Me Liberty: A History of America's Exceptional Idea

    Richard Brookhiser looks at 13 documents that helped to make America what it is.
  • November 11 Monday

    Yorba Linda, CA - 11:00am to 1:00pm

    Veterans Day Commemoration

    Honoring the service of American military members at our November 11 Veterans Day celebration in the East Room at the Nixon Presidential Library.
  • Abilene, KS - 9:00am to 4:45pm

    Veterans Day Free Admission

    Free admission all day for everyone in honor of our veterans.
  • Online - 8:00am to 5:00pm

    Research Rooms Closed for Veterans Day

    Regular research room hours will resume on Tuesday, November 12. Online access to National Archives holdings are still available 24 hours a day through Archives.gov/research.
  • November 10 Sunday

    West Branch, IA - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Veterans Day

    Civil War Fathers: Sons of the Civil War in World War II

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.

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