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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An explosive celebration: Fourth of July in Northeast Oregon

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Whether you prefer to savor great tastes, enjoy live music or watch fireworks light up the sky, Northeast Oregon’s Independence Day activities have something for everyone. Union County Union County has one major hub for Independence Day celebrations, which is Eastern Oregon University’s Community Stadium in La Grande. La Grande The phrase “community event” applies to the La Grande festivities […]

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Baker County holds Memorial Day Weekend activities

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BAKER CITY — Memorial Day weekend ushers in summer with special events in nearly every part of Baker County. History Visitors can “Meet the Pioneers” Saturday and Sunday at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, located about five miles from Baker City. Special programs are planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including history re-enactors and demonstrations of frontier […]

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Quick Takes: Oct. 26

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Ballerina Project of Northeast Oregon to open in November LA GRANDE— The Ballerina Project of Eastern Oregon will hang at the Cook Memorial Library in November. For information about the artist, visit www.blurb.com/b/5369594-the-ballerina-project-of-eastern-oregon. Celebrate Halloween at costume party, potluck LA GRANDE — The local AARP chapter invites children and their parents to a costume party and potluck Oct. 27 at […]

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