Can’t miss event: Eclipse events in Northeast Oregon

Eclipse

BAKER COUNTY Eclipse Festival in Geiser Pollman Park Vendors, food and music will fill Geiser Pollman park Aug. 19-20 for the “Baker City Eclipse Festival,” prior to the total solar eclipse. “We will have over 50 vendors selling everything from handcrafted soaps, solar eclipse items, jewelry, clothing, crystals, tarot readings, leather goods, kettle corn, shaved ice, BBQ, hamburgers and everything […]

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Beer Fest makes most of visitors

beers

LA GRANDE — After months of deliberation, Eastern Oregon Beer Festival organizers decided to move the event to Aug. 19. “We originally had it in June every year, and we wanted to build that as our brand,” said Suzannah Moore, one of the La Grande Main Street Downtown members who helped organize the event. The original date happened to be […]

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Off to the farmers’ market

Veggies

LA GRANDE — Probably nothing quite showcases what Northeast Oregon has to offer like the local farmers’ markets, according to La Grande Farmers’ Market Manager Beth Wasley. In addition to the fresh produce available, the La Grande Farmers’ Market features live music and other activities. Wasley said this is the prime time for first-timers to experience the market. “We have […]

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Now Playing: Cinematic experiences

Film

BAKER COUNTY Movie in Central Park Every Thursday, the Baker County Safe Communities Coalition shows a free kids movie in Central Park, which is located just east of Resort Street, between Washington and Valley streets. The movie starts at dusk. Regional Theatre holds Vintage Movie Weekend Eastern Oregon Regional Theatre will host a Vintage Movie Weekend, Aug. 17-20, starting at […]

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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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