“63 Amazing Miles,” 6 to 8 p.m. at Wallowa Senior Center. Public gathering to ask questions and offer opinions on “Joseph Branch Recreation Rail with Trail Concept Report.” Report is available online at www.eou.edu/rails-with-trails/ and at city halls, community libraries, county commission office. Info: Terry Edvalson, 541-377-6355.
Thursday, Aug. 20
“63 Amazing Miles,” 6 to 8 p.m. at Joseph Community Center. See Aug. 19 calendar listing.
“Ancient Places” reading by Author Jack Nisbet, 7 p.m. at Stage One, 117 E. Main St. in Enterprise. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-426-2042.
“Wallowa Lake — the REAL story,” 8 p.m., Wallowa Lake State Park Program Area. Join local author Joan Madsen as she reads by the campfire. Bring your s’mores and blanket!
Art on the Land: Plein Air Fun with artist, teacher Jennifer Klimsza, 9 a.m. to noon, Josephy Center in Joseph. Join Klimsza on plein air watercolor painting adventure on the back side of the East Moraine. Ages 13 and up. $10 materials fee (all provided), space limited. More info: email@example.com; 541-426-2042.
Maxville Gathering, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Wallowa Band Nez Perce Interpretive Center near Wallowa. Admission: $5 individual; $10 family; $15 group. Live music by Dom Flemons, professional Lumberjack show, mule-drawn tours, kids’ booths, local food, local vendors and more. Info: maxvilleheritage.org.
Lostine All-School Reunion, 10:30 a.m., potluck at noon, Enterprise Community Connection, Lewiston Highway. Bring own drinks. Coffee, plates and utensils furnished. Info: Myrla Clark at 541-432-8003.
7th Annual Barn Dance, a benefit for Wallowa Resources, 5 p.m. at Blue Barn Farm in Joseph, 63327 Tenderfoot Valley Road. Cost: $30, $15 for children 12 and under. Tickets available at Red Horse Coffee Traders in Joseph, The Bookloft in Enterprise, Lostine Tavern in Lostine, Wallowa Resources office in Enterprise, or from Wallowa Resources board members. Info: 541-263-0648.
Chief Joseph Days Rodeo Court Tryouts, 1 p.m. at Harley Tucker Memorial Arena in Joseph. Public is encouraged to come support the three applicants for the 71st CJD Court: Taylor Grote, Lauren Makin, Sarah Aschenbrenner.
Poetry reading by Collier Nogues and Alexandra Teague, 7:30 p.m., Fishtrap House in Enterprise. Free. Donations welcome. Nogue will read from her collection, “The Ground I Stand on is Not My Ground,” and Teague will read from her new book of poems, “The Wise and Foolish Builders.”
Wallowology presentation: “Nez Perce Fisheries: Steadfast Stewardship & Evolving Management in the Wallowas,” 7 p.m. at 508 N. Main, Joseph. Featuring Jim Harbeck of Nez Perce Tribe Fisheries.
Bost Family Traditions trio in concert, 7 p.m. at Wallowa Assembly of God, 606 W Hwy 82 in Wallowa. Free admission. Southern Gospel singing.
Hells Canyon Mule Days, Wallowa County Fairgrounds in Enterprise. Includes non-motorized parade through downtown Enterprise on Sept. 12. Info: hellscanyonmuledays.com.
AARP Smart Driver, senior course, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Community Connection in Enterprise. $15 for AARP members, $20 non-members. To register, call Community Connection at 541-426-3840.
The Community Calendar lists fundraisers, free local events and those with a nominal fee organized by nonprofit organizations. Submit information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday. To promote for-profit events, contact sales representative Brooke Pace at email@example.com.