SATURDAY, SEPT. 4Juniper Jam music festival, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wallowa County Fairgrounds, Enterprise. Line-up features Simon Tucker Group, The Wasteland Kings, Reggie Garrett and the Snake Oil Peddlers, Corn Mash, and The Alibis. Tickets ($10 each, kids six and younger free) available online plus at local merchants: Lear's Main Street Pub & Grill and The Bookloft in Enterprise, beecrowbee and Mt. Joseph Family Foods in Joseph, Blonde Strawberry in Wallowa and Lostine Tavern. For info: 541-426-3390,

Into The Wallowa Outing: "West Moraine of Wallowa Lake - Top of the World," starts 9:30 a.m., free; hike the west moraine with naturalist David Mildrexler who will lead you to the crest for stunning views. Learn about its cultural and natural history, modern development pressures, and local citizen efforts to ensure its protection. For info and details: call Wallowa Land Trust, 541-426-2042, e-mail or visit

MONDAY, SEPT. 6Seventh annual Labor Day Picnic of the Wallowa County Democratic Party , 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wallow Lake State Park day use area (south end of lake). Bring-your-own-everything potluck; plates, utensils, napkins, condiments and a barbecue for cooking are provided. Meet local candidates: Jean Falbo, Democratic candidate for State House of Representatives, and Marc Stauffer, unaffiliated candidate for Wallowa County Commissioner. Music will be provided by Tom Hutchison, Mark Lacey, Rich Shirley and Bill Cavanaugh.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 9"Art at the Market," 4-6 p.m., Enterprise Farmers Market, north side lawn of Wallowa County Courthouse. Artists are invited to come and create market-inspired art, while market-goers watch. For info: Emily Cooper, 541-426-5969

SEPT. 10-1230th annual Hells Canyon Mule Days, Wallowa County Fairgrounds, Enterprise. For info: 888-323-3271, 541-426-3271 or 541-263-0104,

SEPT. 10-11Huge book sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wallowa Public Library; sponsored by Friends of the Wallowa Public Library.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 11 Into The Wallowa Outing: Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site. Tim Nitz, National Park Service, will share the Nez Perce story and show the upper Wallowa River canyon along Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site.Rescheduled from Aug. 28. Starts 9:30am. Free of charge. For info: contact Julia at Wallowa Land Trust, 541-426-2042 or julia@wallowalandtrustorg; or visit for more details.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 12Cycle Oregon (2,000 bicyclists) traveling from Elgin (Highway 82) to spend the night in Enterprise. Will leave Sept. 13 up Highway 3, in big loop through Clarkston and Waitsburg, Wash., to Pendleton and the 100th annual Pendleton Round-Up. Motorists watch out for bicyclists! For info:

TUESDAY, SEPT. 14MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Enterprise Christian Church, 207 E. Main St. Nursery is available for 0-2 year olds and a MOPPETS program for 3-5 year olds. MOPS exists to meet the need of every mom - urban, suburban and rural moms, stay-at-home and working moms, teen, single and married moms. Meets monthly the second Tuesday of every month, September through May. For info: Donna Mangis, 541-426-0170.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15Forestry tour, "Bowerman Ranch and Sally B. Farms: Traditional Forestry with Some Innovations," near Joseph, 62456 Bowerman Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., hosted by Wendy McCullough, facilitated by OSU Extension Service. For info and to RSVP: call Extension Forester Paul Oester, 541-963-1010.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 16Tomato Tasting at Enterprise Farmers, Market, 4 to 6 p.m., north lawn of Wallowa County Courthouse. Tomato growers are invited to enter their tomatoes (bring them by 3:45 p.m.) while tasters vote for their favorite. This is the final farmers market in Enterprise for the season.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 2515th annual Healthy Futures Dinner and Auction, 5:30 p.m., Cloverleaf Hall, Enterprise. Benefit for Wallowa Valley Health Care Foundation to improve and expand hospital surgical department. Tickets now on sale, $60; limited seating. To buy tickets, donate items for auction or make a donation: call WVHCF, 541-426-1913, or foundation board president Gail Swart, 541-432-3042

SUNDAY, SEPT. 26Joseph Methodist Church: Celebrating 100 Years, 10:30 a.m. worship service; 1:30 p.m. community potluck at Wallowa Lake Camp. For info: Pastor Kaye Garver, 541-432-3102.

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. Children's activities include 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. For info: 541-886-3101,

The Community Calendar lists fundraisers, free local events and those with a nominal fee organized by nonprofit organizations. Submit information to Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday. To promote for-profit events, contact sales representative Jim Sackett at jsack

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