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2016 Wallowa County Fair Schedule

2016 Wallowa County Fair “Country pride shared county wide” SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Please note that times are approximate and may change. Livestock and horse classes vary depending on class size and judges. SATURDAY August 6 8:00 AM Food Booth Open 8:30 AM Flag Raising 9:00 AM 4-H Dog Show Begins 6:00 PM Breana Renea music show SUNDAY, AUGUST 7 These are approximate times & subject to change. 8:00 AM 4-H Horse Show begins 10:00 AM Flag Raising & meeting 9:00 AM-7:00 PM Food Booth Hours 6:00 PM Grand Champion Horse Classes MONDAY, AUGUST 8 Cloverleaf Hall closed to public...

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Wallowa Valley Chorale to perform at the OK Theatre, April 17

The Wallowa Valley Chorale will be presenting a Spring Concert at the historic OK Theatre on Sunday, April 17 at 6:00 pm. This concert is free, although donations are gladly accepted, as the Chorale is supported by these concert donations. It is a great opportunity to bring the family to hear a variety of vocal music. This program is an eclectic mix of classic rock songs, such as the Mama’s and the Papa’s “California Dreamin’”, and the Beatles “Blackbird”, and folk songs, such as “Camptown Races”, and “Goin’ Home”, from the New World Symphony, and some contemporary Easter songs,...

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2016 Chief Joseph Days Coronation, April 16

The 2nd Tryouts and Queen Coronation for the 71st Chief Joseph Days Court is coming up on April, 16. Tryouts begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Harley Rucker Rodeo Grounds in Joseph. Coronation Dinner follows at the Joseph Community Center starting with social hour at 5:30 p.m, Tri-Tip Dinner by Apple Flat Catering at 6:30  p.m, followed by the Queen Coronation at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for the Coronation Dinner are $20 (includes cover charge for dance), $5.00 for dance only (doors open after coronation @ 9p.m.) and are available at the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo Office & the Sports Corral in Joseph, and Community Bank...

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Lee Scott Memorial Plowing Bee, May 7 & 8

The 17th Annual Plowing Bee will be held east of Joseph at Larry & Juanita Waters place. Come and watch the different horse teams plow their way across the field. Plowing will start at 9:30 am Saturday with a potluck and old-time music in the evening at nearby Liberty Grange Hall. There will be more plowing on Sunday until about noon. The event is held east of Joseph on 86186 Bird Lane Get Directions For Driving Walking Bicycling   show options hide options Avoid Tolls Avoid Highways From To Fetching directions...... Reset directions Print...

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2016 Wallowa Valley Youth Arts Festival, May 7

Attention All Youth Artists–Kindergarten through HS Seniors It’s time for the 27th Anniversary Wallowa Valley Youth Arts Festival! This exciting annual event features a wonderful display of artwork, lots of awards ribbons, hands-on activities, and musical performances by area youths.  The show was first initiated in 1989 by local photographer Doris Woempner, and has been chaired over the years by several tireless youth-art supporters including Joan Madsen and, from 2009 to 2015, Leah Johnson and Will Roundy. This year we are delighted to have a new director, Maria Weer who lives in Lostine and works for Building Healthy Families. ...

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Fantastic Adventures await the cast and audience at Peter Pan and Wendy Performance

When Captain Hook sends his right-hand man, Smee, on a quest to capture Peter Pan, it’s seemingly business as usual…at first. Little does Hook realize what fantastic adventures await him and his pirate posse in their search for the elusive Peter Pan. Mistaken identities, ever-morphing clouds, a classy crocodile, some very lost boys, and a fickle shadow all add to the mayhem. What hilarious shenanigans will ensue? Come join us as over 40 local students crew up with Missoula Children’s Theatre for the 33rd consecutive year! The local cast features Sharon Hurley as Peter Pan and Breanna Phelps as...

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Open Mic at the Josephy Center, April 10

Date: April 10, 2016 Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT Website: www.josephy.org Sing! Read a Poem! Tell a Story! or Play Music! Come on down to the Josephy Center and show off your talent on the stage or just enjoy the entertainment!!​! Musicians, songwriters, writers of prose and poetry are invited to share their work in an Open Mic format from 4 – 6:00 pm. Solo and group performers of all kinds are welcome, and a karaoke system will also be available. Open Mic events will continue on the second Sunday of every month throughout the winter. Participants and spectators are encouraged, but...

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Spring Youth Art at Josephy Center, April 1

Offering Multimedia Art for young children, beginning and intermediate Ceramics for elementary and middle school kids, and Painting and Drawing classes for teenagers. Classes run every Friday, beginning April 1st. Morning with Mary for ages 5-8: $60 Session / $7 Class Beginning Ceramics for ages 7-11: $85 Session / $10 Class Intermediate Ceramics for ages 11-teen: $85 Session / $10 Class Painting & Drawing for teenagers: $110 Session / $12 Class Registration is available at this...

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Legendary “Asleep at The Wheel” live at the OK Theatre in Enterprise, April 10

The Legendary Asleep at The Wheel live at the OK Theatre in Enterprise, Sunday, April 10, 2016! Doors open at 6 p.m. Opening act, Dan Maher 7 p.m. Asleep At The Wheel @ 8pm Tickets are $35 and currently only available online Evening performance has been sold out. Matinée on sale now… 9-Time GRAMMY Award Winners!!! Voted Best Country & Western Band by Rolling Stone Awarded “Touring Band of the Year” by Academy of Country Music Americana Music Association honored Asleep at the Wheel with the Lifetime Achievement Award Toured with: Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Bob Dylan, George Strait,...

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Wallowa Valley Orchestra in Elgin, March 5

The Wallowa Valley Orchestra will present their Spring concert, Saturday, March 5, 4 PM at the Stella Mayfield Elementary School in Elgin, OR. A reception at the school is planned following the program, hosted by the Elgin Christian Church. The Wallowa Valley Orchestra is comprised of local musicians, both student and adult, under the direction of Conductor R. Lee Friese and Associate Conductor Randy Morgan. The selections will include; Merle J. Issac’s ‘Rumanian Overture’, ‘The Pavanne’  (second movement) from Morton Gould’s “American Symphonette No. 2”, ‘Toccata’ by Girolamo Frescobaldi, ‘Irish Tune From County Derry’ by Percy Aldridge Grainger, ‘Hillbilly’ from...

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