SEPT. 30 - OCT. 6"Oregon is Indian Country," traveling exhibit of Oregon Historical Society, continues at Stage One, 117 1/2 Main Street, Enterprise. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays until Oct 6, or by appointment, especially to school and other groups. For info: contact Rich Wandschneider, 541-426-3623.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 30Membership meeting of Pack 562 Cub Scouts, 6:30 p.m., Point of Connection Wallowa County Family Center, 83346 Joseph Highway, Joseph. First through fifth grade boys (and their families) are invited to attend and join (joining fee of $36 through December). For info: Brian Greer, 541-426-5784; or JoAnna Bradshaw, 866-963-2858.
Fairgrounds Service District Town Hall Forum, 7 p.m., Wallowa Senior Center, Wallowa. Second of four informational forums concerning local measure which would form a county fairgrounds district in Nov. 2 election, hosted by Wallowa County Fairgrounds District PAC. For info: 541-263-0783.
FRIDAY, OCT. 1Wallowa County Kidfest, 3:30 to 7 p.m., Cloverleaf Hall, Enterprise. "Travel Around the World" with Building Healthy Families and local community partners for an afternoon of free family fun. The annual health and safety fair provides children's activities, a bounce house, petting zoo, bike raffles, stage entertainment and a free dinner. For info: Building Healthy Families, 426-9411
SATURDAY, OCT. 2Nez Perce in the Wallowa art show and auction, dinner and entertainment, Wallowa Lake Lodge. The public is invited to attend the artist reception, view the art and participate in the silent and oral auctions, from noon to 4 p.m. The dinner (already sold out) featuring entertainment by artist and storyteller Ed Edmo starts at 6 p.m. at the lodge. For more info call: 541-886-3101,
SUNDAY, OCT. 3Annual silent and prayerful demonstration in support of life (part of a national gathering), 2 to 3 p.m., in front of Wallowa County Courthouse. For info: George Hill, Wallowa County Life Chain, 541-426-3456, http://lifechain.net.
Rehearsals by Wallowa County Chorale begin for Christmas season concert, 4 p.m., Lostine Presbyterian Church. All singers in Wallowa are invited to join in (don't be shy); the concert will be held Dec. 12 in Enterprise. For info: Iva Lindsey, 541-886-8735; Claudia Boswell, 541-569-2225; or Randy Morgan, 541-426-3593.
OCT. 3-5Open auditions for "Ransom of Red Chief," 6 to 8 p.m., by MidValley Theatre Co., main building of Providence Academy, Lostine. Parts available for one boy (9-12 years old), one girl (9-12 years old), three teen girls, four women and four men. For information call Kate Loftus at 541-569-2302.
MONDAY, OCT. 4Wallowa County Election Forum featuring candidates for State Representative for District 57 and County Commissioner and speakers on the statewide and county measurers in the Nov. 2 election. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Cloverleaf Hall, Enterprise. Free.
The Wallowa Mountains Chapter of Oregon Equestrian Trails will meet at 6 p.m. for a no-host dinner at the Lostine Tavern, followed by a meeting at 7 p.m. Interested persons are invited to join.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6After Hours Business Meeting, Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Sterling Savings Bank, 205 W. Main St., Enterprise. Elections with nominations from the floor for 2011 chamber board of directors, Sterlings Savings presentation, social networking and refreshments. For info: 541-426-4622.
"Treaties and Sovereignty in Indian Country," a presentation by David Lewis, cultural resources director of the Grande Ronde tribe, 7:30 p.m., Stage One. This is the last night of the "Oregon is Indian Country," traveling exhibit of Oregon Historical Society, which will be open at 6:30 p.m. for viewing. For info: 541-426-3623.
THURSDAY, OCT. 7Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) membership workshop by the Lone Pine Tree Chapter, 1 to 4 p.m., La Grande Public Library. Membership includes many Eastern Oregon communities, including Wallowa County. Women must prove their descent from a Revoluntionary War patriot to become member; trained DAR members will be on hand at workshop to assist. For info: Joan Smith, 541-963-4861 or Dorothy Robertson, 541-963-
Fairgrounds Service District Town Hall Forum, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, Joseph, third of four informational forum concerning local measure which would form a county fairgrounds district in Nov. 2 election, hosted by Wallowa County Fairgrounds District PAC. Last forum: Oct. 21, Cloverleaf Hall. For info: 541-263-0783.
SATURDAY, OCT. 9Tunesmith Night, 7 p.m., Lear's Main Street Pub & Grill, Enterprise. Wallowa Valley Music Alliance launches new season of monthly showcase of original music with Rodd Ambroson of Joseph and Brent Smith and Al MacLeod of Union County. Admission, $7. For information call 541-426-3390.
MONDAY, OCT. 11American Association of University Women meeting with speaker Eagle Cap District Ranger Mary DeAguero, 7 p.m., in the downstairs room of the Lostine Presbyterian Church. For info: 541-426- 4070.
FRIDAY, OCT. 15"Pasture Improvement & Animal Health" workshop, 8 a.m. to noon, Tomas Conference Room, 309 S. River St., call 541-426-3143.
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