Category Archives: Events

Jet Boats and Rafting Trips

See the canyon from a raft or jet boat for a really refreshing and up-close view or the dramatic scenery. Hells Canyon Adventures operates on the Snake River, in the very heart of the canyon. Here is the schedule for … Continue reading

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Get to Know Us at a County Fair!

It’s County Fair time in Byway Country! Attend a quintessential county fair to see farm and ranch animals, 4H and FFA competitions, and to experience life in the close-knit communities of Northeast Oregon. Sample fair food and visit commercial and … Continue reading

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Flora School Days 2018 Adds Contests and More Demonstrations

Flora, Oregon—School Days, a celebration of old-time skills, food and music, now encompasses old-time contests and competitions. The annual celebration, held the first Saturday in June, starts at noon, Saturday, June 2, with music, demonstrations and a pie social. Lunch, … Continue reading

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Season of Adventure is Under Way

Information provided by Hells Canyon Adventures Oxbow, Oregon__Hells Canyon Adventures has launched their 2018 season and is offering rafting and jet boat tours on the Snake River in Hells Canyon. HCA is the only company that provides a variety of jet … Continue reading

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on the Train!

ELGIN, OREGON__The Eagle Cap Excursion Train normally kicks off the new season with the popular Mother’s Day Brunch. In 2018, May 5th just happens to fall on a Saturday, so they are beginning the season early and offering the opportunity … Continue reading

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Baker City to Host From Maxville to Vanport: A Community-Guided Music and Video Project

RE:  From Maxville to Vanport: A Community-Guided Music and Video Project coming to Baker City in April of 2018 Supported by a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation’s Creative Heights program, the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble is producing a new … Continue reading

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Wallowa County Doesn’t Slow Down

The busy summer season has passed, but there is no shortage of fun and worthwhile activities happening in Wallowa County and throughout the byway over the next few days. From pumpkin patches to Halloween costume parties at favorite watering holes … Continue reading

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BLM Oregon Trail Center to feature pioneer wagon encampment

BAKER CITY, OR__In support of its goal to serve the American family, the Bureau of Land Management’s National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center will host a re-enactment of an Oregon Trail pioneer wagon encampment over Labor Day weekend on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Looking for outdoor fun while visiting for the eclipse? Go to the extremes!

Two of the byway’s most popular outdoor recreation providers have announced their schedules for the upcoming weekend and solar eclipse event. Take a ride to the top of the Wallowas and enjoy spectacular views in every direction, or challenge the … Continue reading

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Trail Center Has Free Concert July 28

Baker City, Ore. – Trail Tenders is sponsoring a special free evening concert by western singer and entertainer Mary Kaye on Friday July 28.  The concert starts at 6:30 in the outdoor amphitheater at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive … Continue reading

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