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  • December 12 Thursday

    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 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    The Bill of Rights as an Inspiration to the World

    This Bill of Rights Day program focuses on how the document has influenced constitutions around the world.
  • Grand Rapids, MI - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Season's Greetings from the White House

    Join Mary Evans Seeley as she documents nearly a century of presidential Christmases. Her new book, tells the stories of Christmas at the White House from Calvin Coolidge through Donald J. Trump.
  • Washington, DC - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug

    How the New York congresswoman advanced the feminist agenda during the 1970s.
  • December 10 Tuesday

    Yorba Linda, CA - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

    Veterans Speak Up

    Please join us for a public performance of veterans sharing their personal experiences.
  • Dallas, TX - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    CPH / Timothy Andrews Sayle Lecture

    LPGWB Partnership lecture with Center for Presidential History
  • Boston, MA - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    The Constitution: Changes and Challenges in US History

    Akhil Amar, professor of law and political science at Yale, and Eric Foner, professor emeritus of history at Columbia, discuss constitutional changes and challenges throughout our nation’s history.
  • December 9 Monday

    Yorba Linda, CA - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

    Meet Nikki Haley at the Nixon Library

    The former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Governor of South Carolina makes her first appearance at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
  • 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.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.

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