WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

BABY BOOGIE &?TAPPIN’ TODDLERS, 10-10:45 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567- 2882).

STORY TIME WITH KIMBRA, 10:15 a.m., Pendleton Public Library children’s area, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave. (541-966-0380).

STORY TIME, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

RIBBON CUTTING AND GRAND REOPENING, 11 a.m. ribbon cutting, reopening 4-9 p.m., Lucky Dog Lounge & Grille, 2020 Highway 730 (inside Crossroads Truck Stop), Umatilla. Join chef Steve Smiley as the Lucky Dog reopens for business. (541-701-8698).

STRINGS MASTER CLASS, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vert Little Theater, 345 S.W. Fourth St., Pendleton. Strings players wishing to play with the Oregon East Symphony during the 2012-13 season are encouraged to attend. Students will have a chance to preview the music for the fall concert and receive instruction to prepare for an audition. Free; reserve a spot by calling 541-276-0320.

SISBRO STUDIOS PERFORMANCE, 2 p.m., Heppner Public LIbrary, 444 N. Main St., Heppner. Siblings Laura and Robert Sams will present a performance of music, comedy and fun. Suitable for all ages. (541-481-3365).

MILTON-FREEWATER FARMERS MARKET, 4-7 p.m., Orchard Park, South Main Street, Milton-Freewater. Jewelry, crafts, fresh produce, plants, flowers, local honey and live music.

LADIES NIGHT: SWEET ESCAPE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Pendleton Recreation Center Foundation Room, 510 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Ladies of all ages are encouraged to bring something sweet to share, a friend, a game or stories. Free. (541-276-8100).

SISBRO STUDIOS PERFORMANCE, 6:30 p.m., Boardman Public LIbrary, 200 S. Main St., Boardman. Siblings Laura and Robert Sams will present a performance of music, comedy and fun. Suitable for all ages. (541-481-3365)).

VEGAN/SUSTAINABLE LIVING POTLUCK SUPPER, 7 p.m., call 541-969-3057 to RSVP and for driving directions. Bring a vegan dish and the recipe (for those who may have food allergies). New vegans welcome. Gluten-free friendly group.

WOMEN’S OPEN GYM, 8-10 p.m., Pendleton Recreation Center gymnasium, 510 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Enjoy a game of friendly hoops with like-minded ladies. Free. (541-276-8100).

THURSDAY, JULY 12

KIDS’ COOKING CLASS, 3:45-4:45 p.m., Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For children age 7 and up. Cost is $4 for members and $5 for non-members, and registration is required. (Jammie 541-276-1066).

PENDLETON CONNECT SNEAK PEEK, 5;30 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St., Pendleton. Find out about Pendleton Connect’s newest project, share ideas and connect with other community volunteers. Refreshments. RSVP to Lori Hardgrave, 541-379-1983 or pendletonconnect@gmail.com.

SAGEBRUSH SWEATERS RUNNING CLUB, 5:45 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Participants meet for a run/walk along the Umatilla River levee walking path. No set distance or time, Everyone is welcome. (541-215-3035).

ARC OF UMATILLA COUNTY BINGO, 6 p.m. doors open, bingo starts at 7 p.m. 215 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-7615).

BLUE MOUNTAIN FIDDLERS, 6 p.m., Emigrant Springs Heritage Area community building, 65068 Old Oregon Trail Highway, Meacham. Free performance to kick off Heritage Days. (541-379-1518).

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT, 6 p.m., Pendleton City Hall Community Room, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. For the title of the film, contact the library or go to www.pendleton.plinkit.org. Free. (541-966-0380).

FIDDLER’S NIGHT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Join the jam session or just listen. Light refreshments served. Free admission. (541-567-3141).

AUTHOR DISCUSSION, 7 p.m., Athena Public Library, 438 E. Main St., Athena. Oregon Book Award nominees Jennifer Lauck, Roger Porter and Daniel Skach-Mills will discus their work. Free.

FRIDAY, JULY 13

HERITAGE DAYS ENCAMPMENT, beginning at 9 a.m., Emigrant Springs Heritage Area, 65068 Old Oregon Trail Highway, Meacham. The Oregon Trail Travelers will reenact the lifestyle, trades and crafts of the Oregon Trail in 1848. Demonstrations, a mercantile, displays of animal pelts and skeletons, gold panning and more. The Blue Mountain Fiddlers will perform in the park’s community building at 6 p.m. Free and open to everyone. (541-379-1518).

PENDLETON FARMERS MARKET, 4 p.m. to dusk, 300 block South Main St., Pendleton. Featured produce in the Market Kitchen is zucchini, with sampling and recipes. Market Kids, live music by Peterson Entertaiment, lots of booths and plenty of fresh produce. (541-969-9466).

NIGHT AT THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 5-9:30 p.m., Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Parents get a night out and kids get dinner, crafts, games and more. Cost is $20 (members)/$25 (non-members) for the first child, $10 for each additional child. Preregistration is required. (541-276-1066).

ROCKY MOUNTAIN OYSTER FEED, 5-8 p.m., Hamley Steakhouse lawn, 8 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Tickets cost $15 and include rocky mountain oysters and sides. A regular menu will be available for the less adventurous. Live music by Shank’s Pony starts at 9 p.m.

FUNDRAISER BARBECUE, 5-8 p.m., Crabby’s Underground Saloon, 220 S.W. First St., Pendleton. Help the Cayuse “Trekologies” Portland to Coast team raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Cost is $15 per person or $25 for a couple. Tickets are available at Crabby’s.

ATHENA CALEDONIAN GAMES, 5:30 p.m., Athena City Park, Athena. Ceilidh from 5:30-7:30 p.m., featuring dinner by selected vendors for $9 per person and music by the Front Porch Band; sheep dog demonstrations from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Weston-McEwen High School athletic field; candle lighting ceremony at 7:30 p.m. at the cairn in the city park. (www.athenacaledoniangames.org).

MOVIES IN THE PARK, dusk, Boardman Marina Park Harold Baker Pavilion, 1 Marine Drive, Boardman. Free and suitable for all ages. Go to www.boardmanmarinapark.com to see tonight’s movie title.

MUSIC ON THE LAWN, 9 p.m., Hamley Steakhouse outdoor stage, 8 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Featured: Shanks Pony. No cover. (541-278-1100 ext. 35).

THE SHADES, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Rock. No cover.

SATURDAY, JULY 14

HERMISTON FUNFEST, all day, Main Street and McKenzie Park, Hermiston. Breakfast from 7-9:30 a.m., N. Second St.; teddy bear parade, 9:30 a.m.;  classic car show, lavender festival, live music, lawn mower drag races, kids’ games, OMSI?exhibits and more. (541-567-6151).

ATHENA CALEDONIAN GAMES, beginning at 6 a.m. various locations in Athena. Breakfast served from 6-10 a.m., American Legion Hall, Main Street; sheep dog trials from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., athletic field; Caledonian Fun Run/Walk begins at 7:30 a.m.; kids’ bike and trike parade at 8:45 a.m., Caledonian parade begins at 9 a.m. and progresses from Current Street to Second St. to Darwin St. and then to the City Park; opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m., followed by piping and dancing competitions at 10 a.m.; Scottish athletic competitions at noon; obstacle dog trials and horseshoe tournament, 2 p.m.; kids’ games, vendors, clan tents, live music and storytelling run all day; Tattoo begins at 6:30 p.m.; $5 admission fee. (www.athenacaledoniangames.org).

AUDIO SWAP MEET, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Milton-Freewater Community Building, 109 N.E. Fifth St., Milton-Freewater. Pete Riggle, who invented the wood tone arm for higher end turntables, will be on hand. Free admission for buyers, $5 for sellers. (Francis 541-938-3600).

BOMBER CRASH SITE HIKE, 8 a.m., meet at Heritage Station Museum, 108 S.W. Frazer Ave., for carpools, Pendleton. The Pendleton Air Museum will hike to the 1943 B-17 bomber crash site on Tollgate Mountain. The moderate hike is around two miles. Participants should bring water and a sack lunch; sunscreen, bug repellent, a lightweight jacket and hat are recommended. No pets or children under 5, please. (Becky Dunlap 541-278-0141).

HERMISTON FARMERS MARKET, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Conference Center parking lot, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Produce, plants, crafts, jewelry, live music and more.

ATHENA FARMERS MARKET, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 313 E. Main St., Athena. Food, produce, crafts and more. No charge to set up a vendor table. (April McKenna 541-310-9557).

HERITAGE DAYS ENCAMPMENT, beginning at 9 a.m., Emigrant Springs Heritage Area, 65068 Old Oregon Trail Highway, Meacham. The Oregon Trail Travelers will reenact the lifestyle, trades and crafts of the Oregon Trail in 1848. Demonstrations, a mercantile, displays of animal pelts and skeletons, gold panning and more. The Blue Mountain Fiddlers will perform in the park’s community building at 6 p.m. Free and open to everyone. (541-379-1518).

FREE FOR ALL, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St., Pendleton. Free drop-in art project class for children up to age 12. Children under 8 should be accompanied by a parent or older friend to help. (541-278-9201).

AGAPE HOUSE LAVENDER FESTIVAL, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Purple Ridge Lavender Farm, 28091 Bridge Road, Hermiston. Live music, wine tasting, quilt expo, demonstrations, crafts and more. Suggested admission donation of $8 per person, and $10 per person for wine tasting. Shuttle will run to and from downtown Hermiston. (www.purpleridgelavender.com)

FRIENDS IN FAITH LUNCHEON, 11:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 201 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by a presentation from Barbara Clark on her experiences with the Presbyterian Women Global Exchange in India. Special guest Zovi Rokum, Presbyterian Women’s Fellowship Secetary from India. RSVP at 541-276-7681 or fpcp@pendletonpresbyterian.com. Free.

CRAFT DAY @ THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 1-2:30 p.m., Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Learn to make a bird feeder to take home. Registration is required. (541-276-1066).

TEEN CRAFTS: MARBLE MAGNETS, 3-4 p.m., Pendleton Public LIbrary meeting room, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For teens 13-18. Free. (541-966-0380).

JESSE RHINEHART BENEFIT AND AUCTION, 4-7 p.m. dinner, auction starts about 6 p.m., Let ‘Er Buck Room, Pendleton Round-Up Grounds. Barbecue dinner includes roast pig or beef plus sides; live auction will be followed by musical entertainment and cowboy poets. Tickets are $18 adults and $10 children in advance, $20/$12 at the door. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Rainbow Cafe. All proceeds help pay travel and medical expenses for Jesse Rhinehart. (Joyce Anderson 541-910-0026, Rhonda Cummings 541-314-2652 or Susan Green 541-561-6117).

RED, WHITE AND BREW, 5:30-8 p.m., Heritage Station Museum, 108 S.W. Frazer Ave., Pendleton. Celebration the inauguration of the Caboose Stage and enjoy local live music, silent auction, treats and drinks. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the museum. 21 and older only.

MUSIC ON THE LAWN, 6-8 p.m., Hamley Steakhouse outdoor stage, 8 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Featured: Equinox. No cover. (541-278-1100 ext. 35).

MOVIES IN THE PARK, premovie activities begin at 8 p.m., movie starts at dusk, Community Park, 1000 S.W. 37th St., Pendleton. Concessions will be available for purchase. Free.

THE SHADES, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Rock. No cover.

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