Maxville center brings ‘Timber Culture’ to Salem for Black History Month


SALEM — The Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center, in partnership with the Capitol History Gateway Project, is bringing an exhibit to the Capitol titled “Timber Culture.” The exhibit is an inclusive look at Oregon’s multicultural logging industry. The exhibit depicts the lives of loggers and their families drawn together from different cultures during the great migration. During the opening of the […]

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Culture and Heritage events

Pioneer days

Huntington’s Pioneer Days Huntington is expecting thousands of visitors for the eclipse weekend, and the community is welcoming the crowds with Pioneer Days. The weekend, from Friday through Sunday, includes a “wet and wild” kids park, library activities, a “balloon guy” and a magician. The Chamber of Commerce will have a cook shack open all weekend with a daily menu […]

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Drumming, dancing and basket weaving


WALLOWA –The Tamkaliks Powwow celebrates the history and culture of Northwest Native people through song, dance, ceremony and food July 21 through 23. This year, before the drumming and dancing begins, the Homeland Project’s Office, at 209 East 2nd Street in Wallowa, will be open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 21 for cattail basket weaving and beading instructed […]

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Wallowology opens for fourth season


Wallowology, the Joseph science center, is almost as much fun to try to pronounce as the wonders it offers during the summer months. Wallowology, notable for the wooly mammoth who lives on the roof, opened its fourth season Memorial Day weekend with a new pollinator exhibit and a packed schedule of events for preschool-age kids to senior adults. Judy Goodman works […]

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Introducing Third Tuesdays

Third Tuesday

UNION – The Union County Museum launches its new Third Tuesday series on June 20 with a presentation by Cassie Gray-Jeffries, a resident of Union County and 2016 graduate of Eastern Oregon University. The new monthly event is designed to give people the opportunity to hear local history experts speak on a variety of topics. The casual hour-long event takes place in the […]

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