Baker City, Oregon – The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center will offer a variety of pioneer style activities and simple frontier crafts for families to share together during “Family Fun Day” the Friday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For families with youngsters and holiday visitors looking for an alternative to shopping, the activities will provide opportunities to have fun while learning. Crafts include making paper snowflakes, paper quilt blocks, and paper beads. Activities include a scavenger hunt and story times for younger visitors. Interpretive programs and videos will be presented throughout the day.
The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, operated by the Bureau of Land Management, is located 5 miles east of Baker City, Oregon, on Highway 86. Take Exit 302 from I-84. The Interpretive Center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission for adults is $5. Seniors are $3.50. Children 15 and under are free. Federal passes are accepted. Visit oregontrail.blm.gov for more information about the Interpretive Center, or call (541) 523-1843 for updates on programs and events.