Spring Break activities promote history, art

Interpretive Center

BAKER CITY — Spring break will be full of history and art thanks to several workshops offered in Baker City during the week of March 27-31. Interpretive center The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is offering special activities for families during Spring Break, March 27-30. The 90-minute workshops start at 10 a.m. each day. The daily themes include: March 27: […]

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‘A Place for All People’ visits region

All People

JOSEPH — The Smithsonian Institution opened the National Museum of African American History and Culture in September, and the celebration continues to travel across the United States. Next stop: Northeast Oregon. The Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center in Joseph will present “A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture,” kicking off a tour that […]

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Exploring historic homes


BAKER CITY — This year’s annual Historic Homes Tour will again offer a peek into some of the town’s oldest houses, all gussied up for the holiday season. “We have several new homes on the tour this year,” said Rosemary Abell, secretary/treasurer for Historic Baker City Inc., which sponsors the tour. The tour is self-guided, and runs from noon to […]

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This Place offers discussion in Joseph


Eastern Oregon residents are invited to talk about power, place, home and belonging. This Oct. 13 event is part of Oregon Humanities’ statewide This Place series of free community conversations about place. “‘This Place’ is a complicated and powerful idea that informs our identities and the way we live our lives, whether we’re talking about the communities we’re a part […]

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