Oregon Trail Center Presents Several Theater Programs in June

BAKER CITY, OR. – The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is offering presentations in the Leo Adler Theater, located inside the Center, daily throughout the remainder of June. Featured visiting presenters are Buffalo Bill Boycott and Michael Terry.

Buffalo Bill Boycott and Joanne

Boycott is a Wyoming based performer who presents a program of music both contemporary and traditional about the pioneer story and the old west. He also has a program on Indian Sign Language. Boycott will be performing at 10:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. daily, June 21 through June 25.

Michael Terry

On June 29 and 30, historian Michael Terry demonstrates and discusses the way of life, traditions, weapons, tools, dress and equipment of Plains Indian tribes. He has an extensive display of items he has crafted in his work providing accurate reproductions for museums and film productions. Terry’s presentation runs from 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. each day.

Staff and volunteer interpreters are providing living history performances daily, as well as guided hikes and demonstrations. All presentations focus on pioneer history, mining history, and natural history of eastern Oregon.

The Trail Center is located five miles east of Baker City, Oregon, on Highway 86. Take Exit 302 from I-84. The Center is currently open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Admission for adults is $8.00; for seniors it’s $4.50; children 15 and under are admitted for free. Federal passes are accepted. Call (541) 523-1843 for updates on programs and events. For more information about the Trail Center visit www.oregontrail.blm.gov.

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