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Northeast Oregon is known for its natural beauty, from snow-capped mountains to crystal clear rivers. However, one natural asset that is often overlooked is its grasses. The Wallowa Valley region is home to some of Oregon’s richest grasslands and oldest ranches, raising grass-fed cattle long before it was popular. In fact, the high-altitude grass here...
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Do you have spring break guests and don’t know how to keep them busy?  Slip a little bit of education in with the fun when they learn about Oregon’s fascinating history! The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center at Baker City, Oregon, offers daily activity stations, and the “Pack Your Wagon” interactive exhibit. “Campfire Conversations”...
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Are you searching for a fun and different way to celebrate Mother’s Day with family and friends? Consider a delicious brunch, served at a table with an amazing and ever-changing view of tumbling rivers, forested ridges and rugged basalt cliffs. Share the experience with neighbors from throughout eastern Oregon and visitors from across the country....
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Baker City, Ore. – The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is hosting several workshops and activities suitable for families during March, including several during Spring Break, March 26-30. Friday, March 9, and Saturday, March 10, there will be a workshop teaching how to make historic frontier style rag rugs. Cost is $10.00 which includes...
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Travelers along the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway in 2013 will have the opportunity to once again experience the fun of riding a train on a section of the historic Joseph Branch rail line. Operators of the Eagle Cap Excursion Train, which operates out of Elgin, Oregon, 20 miles north of La Grande on the Highway...
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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 day after Thanksgiving, Friday November 25 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. For families with youngsters and holiday visitors looking for an...
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Baker City, Oregon – The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is offering workshops and activities over the next month to help develop holiday traditions and decorations that are friendly to the environment. Workshops are offered Wednesday, November 16, and Saturday, November 19, to create decorations using recycled materials. The annual Holiday Open House on...
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Laser Tag Comes to the Maridell Center Visitors to Hells Canyon Scenic Byway country and residents looking for entertainment and a way to burn energy need look no further than the heart of La Grande. The Maridell Center now features “Laser Pirates,” along with pool, ping-pong and arcades for the whole family. If you’ve never...
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