McMenamins – Olympic Club 111th Birthday

By March 5, 2021No Comments

Olympic Club Celebrates today 111th Birthday
9am to 9pm

Oly Club survived Prohibition and, almost a hundred years later, we’re still relieved. Join us for our birthday party including a pop-up Prohibition bar, Roy Gardner* silent film, and plenty more fascinating history during post-film property tours. Passporters, see what you can find on our Discovery Hunt. And of course, we’ll have live music and food and drink specials, so you can raise a glass with us!

Original Oxford Hotel – Guest Room
Pop-up Prohibition Bar • 11 am – 3pm

Olympic Club Theater
“Roy Gardner, the smiling Bandit” • 11 am, Noon, 1 pm, and 2 pm 

Read a history handout and watch a 1930’s silent film about the infamous train robber who was captured here at the Olympic Club.

Mexican Gunfight • 7 pm

After each film showing * PROPERTY TOURS

*In June 1921, newspapers across the nation were covering the crime spree of train robber Roy Gardner. On June 16 a local cop arrested Gardner in what is now McMenamins Olympic Club Hotel.

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