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2014 EVENTS Joseph, Oregon Enjoy...
Ride Oregon's newest excursion train through Northeast Oregon's most beautiful scenery. Pass through rugged canyons, along Wild and Scenic Rivers and across the Wallowa Valley. Alegre Travel in La Grande, Oregon at 541-963-9000 or 800-323-7330. www.eaglecaptrain.com
May 10, 2014: 7th Annual Mother’s Day "Art Walk”
7th Annual " Mother’s Day Art Walk” Saturday, May 10 - 3 p.m. till 7 p.m.  New works of art, artist demonstrations, hors d'oeuvres, wine and other beverages.  For more information contact Kelly at 541-432-3116 kgallery@eoni.com
Bronze Blues & Brews Festival Oregon Mtn. Cruise Car Show
Art Show - artist demonstrations, opening night reception, quick draw and more. Sponsored by the Wallowa Valley Arts Council. www.wallowavalleyarts.org
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Mother’s Day Art Walk Chief Joseph Days Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts
Eagle Cap Extreme
“Shake the Lake” Eagle Cap Excursion Train
Bronze Bike Motorcycle Rally
Hells Canyon Mule Days
June 26th Oregon Mountain Cruise Car Show
26th Annual Car Show on hiatus for 2014. Event is scheduled for return June 12-13, 2015 Contact Chuck & Pam Garrett 541-432-2215 www.oregonmountaincruise.com
June 7-8, 2014: 22nd Annual Quilt Show
The 22nd Annual Wallowa Mountain Quilters Guild show will feature over 150 quilts. The show is judged by popular vote and quilt entries from all locations and of all types are encouraged. Check back for information about specifics for the 2012 show! Joseph High School, 400 Wm. E. Williams Ave., Joseph Admission: $3.00, children under 12 free Friday and Saturday, June 6-7, 2014. Information Contact: Cattle Country Quilt shop, 541-432-6669. www.cattlecountryquilts.com
July 4th, 2014: “Shake the Lake” Fireworks at Wallowa Lake
Fireworks display at Wallowa Lake, Friday July 4, 2014.  Come enjoy a fantastic fireworks display at Wallowa Lake. Donations are welcome. Uncle Sam will be attending the festivities. Lower boat launch. 1-800-585-4121 www.wallowacountychamber.com
The Tamkaliks Celebration (formerly Wallowa Band Descendants Friendship Feast & Pow Wow) is a celebration and recognition of the continuing Nez Perce presence in the Wallowa Valley. A standing committee of the WBNPTIC, Inc. oversees and organizes the Tamkaliks Celebration. The 2014 Tamkaliks Committee President is Brian Conner. He may be reached through the WBNPTIC, Inc. office. www.wallowanezperce.org
July 18-20, 2014: 23rd Annual Nez Perce Tamkaliks Celebration
July 23-26, 2014: Chief Joseph Days PRCA Rodeo
69th Annual PRCA Rodeo, parade, carnival, native american dance demonstrations. Always last full weekend in July. Four nights of PRCA Rodeos, Grand Parade down Main Street features Nez Perce Indian Tribal Members, Rodeo Courts from today and past years & fun floats! (541) 432-1015 www.chiefjosephdays.com
August 8-9, 2014: 18th Bronze, Blues & Brews Festival
Jam night Friday Aug.8th 8pm-12pm at the Joseph Rodeo Grounds. Sat. Aug. 9th, award winning blues festival featuring national and regional blues artists. Beer garden with over 24 micro-brews on tap. Food vendors.A family event located in Joseph City Park. Gates open at 12 noon till 10pm. www.bronzebluesbrews.com
August 15-17, 2014: 8th Annual Bronze Bike Motorcycle Rendezvous
For Information Contact: Terry De Spain (541) 432-4117 terry@bronzebikerally.com www.bronzebikerally.com
September 5-7, 2014: Hells Canyon Mule Days
Hells Canyon Mule Days is a three day fun family show with events and classes for every age and skill level. The event includes non-motorized parade, quilt show, exhibits and western art, cowboy poets gathering, mule and horse sales and pit BBQ. Wallowa County Fairgrounds- Enterprise, OR. Sondra Lozier: (541) 426-3271, (541) 263-0104, (888) 323-3271 www.hellscanyonmuledays.com
September 27, 2014: Paint the Town
Local artists set up shop on main street and paint, draw or sketch scenes live while spectators can watch. There will be 10-12 local and visiting artists who will paint at various locations up and down main street from 10:00 - 2:00. A "Quick Draw" event  planned at 2:30 in the courtyard of Kelly's Gallery (103 N. Main) Joseph…local musicians will play again directly across the street from the courtyard.  This fast becoming a favorite!Art work for sale and other art related activities. Joseph, Oregon, Main Street Kelly Wick: (541) 432-3116 kgallery@eoni.com
September 25- October 5: "Quilting on the Dry Side"  
"Hop many great quilt shops in NE Oregon and SE Washington, including two right here in Wallowa County.  Contact Cattle Country Quilt Shop in Joseph, www.cattlecountryquilts.com or email cattlecntryqlts@eoni.com for a complete listing. Cattle Country Quilts in Joseph, 541-432-6669 cattlecntryqlts@eoni.com www.CattleCountryQuilts.com
January 22-25, 2014: 10th Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race
We run 36 mile, 100 mile and 200 mile races. Our 200 mile race is Oregon's only Iditarod and Yukon Quest Qualifier. The finish for both races is at Ferguson Ridge Ski area just a few miles outside of Joseph. There is an Awards Banquet open to the public. (541) 426-SLED Randy Greenshields DVM-President, Eagle Cap Extreme eaglecapextreme@gmail.com www.eaglecapextreme.com
Eagle Cap Excursion Train-Summer
May 30-June 1, 2014: Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts
Jingle Thru Joseph
September 25-28, 2014: Alpenfest
Alpenfest celebrates Swiss-Bavarian culture, cuisine and beverage in Oregon's Little Switzerland. Four days of activities in Enterprise, Joseph and at Wallowa Lake include performances by The Polkatones dance band, Swiss yodeling, an alphorn blowing and yodeling contest, folk dancers, Joseph Trading Post bratwurst, Terminal Gravity Alpenfest ale, Lathrop Country Wines Polka-Up Alpenfest Wein and the Alpine Art, Antique and Craft Fair.   Venue: Wallowa Lake, Joseph & Enterprise Contact: Chuck Anderson 541-432-0209, 541-398-1096 or alpenmeister@znet.com www.oregonalpenfest.com
August 2, 2014: 17th Annual Sunrise Iron Show
Sunrise Iron will be holding its 16th annual show this year.  It will be Sat Aug. 2nd from 8:00 to 6:00 , address is 65708 Sunrise Road, Enterprise. For directions or more info call Erl McLaughlin cell  (541) 263-0755  or house  (541) 426-4407 We are open for tours year around by appt. feel free to give him a call for your personel tour.  
Hours:  Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm; Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm During the SAGEBRUSH quilt shop hop, quilters will enjoy 9 great quilt shops throughout eastern Oregon. Two of the shops are located right here in Wallowa County!  Hoppers this year will be treated to lots of freebies including refreshments and free tote bags to the first 350 hoppers!  "Sagebrush" is again scheduled to include TWO WEEKENDS to give you & your quilting buddies more time to complete the hop.  Every "Hopper" that turns in a completed passport will be entered into the drawing for prizes galore, including the GRAND PRIZE of a heritage Singer Featherweight sewing machine!  For more information and to pick up a passport, which will be available just prior to the hop, contact shop. The participating shops are the 2 shops here in Wallowa County, Cattle Country Quilts (Joseph), Savoie's Specialties (Enterprise), Traditions Quilt Shop (Baker City), Pendleton Quiltworks (Pendleton), The Charm Shack (Ontario), Quilt Therapy & Claudson's (La Grande), Auntie Ida's (Hermiston), and Quilts Plus (Halfway). Cattle Country Quilts in Joseph, 541-432-6669 www.CattleCountryQuilts.com
2014 Events Listings
8th Annual Bronze Bike cancelled for 2014.“Taking 2014 off for review” 
August 21-24, 2014: 1st Wallowa County Thunder Run
Unveiling of the life size Bronze Bike sculpted by artist Dick Cross to take place in Joseph, OR. Followed by a "Tribute for the Bikers" Parade. The main event is open to anyone 21 and over and will take place at the Wallowa County Fairgrounds in Enterprise, OR. With 5 live bands, biker games, vendors, food/drinks, VIP tent and on site dry camping. Poker Run throughout the county. Please see our website for more information. www.wcthunderrun.com info@wcthunderrun.com
Wallowa County Thunder Run
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