Wednesday, Sept. 23

Town Hall with Sen. Bill Hansell and Rep. Greg Barreto, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Tomas Conference Room at the Wallowa County Chamber office, 309 S. River St., Enterprise. Hansell and Barreto will talk about 2015 legislative session — the “good, bad, and ugly” of what was proposed, and field questions from constituents.

Sept. 24-27

Oregon’s Alpenfest, multiple locations. Thursday in Enterprise: 3:45 p.m. Main Street procession; 5:30 p.m. accordions at Terminal Gravity. Friday at Edelweiss Inn, Wallowa Lake: 6 p.m. polka lesson, free; 7 p.m. performance, $15 admission, $7 for kids. Saturday at Edelweiss Inn: 8-11 a.m. breakfast; noon and 6 p.m. polka lessons, free; 1 and 7 p.m. performances, $15, kids $7. Saturday at Joseph Visitor Center: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., accordionists. Sunday at Edelweiss Inn: 8-11 a.m. breakfast; 11 a.m. polka lesson, free; noon performance, $15, kids $7.

Saturday, Sept. 26

Enterprise Cemetery Fall Cleanup Day, 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to participate. Info: Sondra Lozier, 541-426-3229.

Evening Under the Stars Dinner and Auction, at Tamkaliks grounds in Wallowa. Annual fundraiser organized by Friends of the Wallowa School District. Social hour at 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., auction 7 p.m. Music students provide entertainment. Tickets at Blonde Strawberry and Wallowa Library. More info: 541-886-4501. Note: In event of inclement weather, gathering moves indoors to Beth Johnson Room at the school.

Sunday, Sept. 27

Supermoon eclipse events, sponsored by Wallowology: 5:30 p.m. presentation at Wallowa Lake Lodge by Eastern Oregon Astronomy Club, includes refreshments; 6:30 p.m. gathering at Iwetemlaykin State Park to watch partially eclipsed moonrise over the east moraine. Binoculars recommended for the moonrise viewing. Attendees of the Lodge gathering can take a shuttle or drive from there to the Iwetemlaykin gathering.

Wednesday, Sept. 30

Oregon’s Alpenfest volunteers’ thank-you potluck, 5:30 p.m., Edelweiss Inn at Wallowa Lake.

Saturday, Oct. 3

Open House at Wallowa County Humane Society Information Center, 104 N. River St., Enterprise. Including an adoption day for foster animals, and a celebration recognizing humane society volunteers, among other activities. Center to operate for extended hours this day, further details to come. Info: 541-432-1630.

Founders Day in Lostine. Four sites with different times. Lostine Community Marketplace, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.: collectibles, antiques, Shabby Chic sidewalk sale; quilt show and sale; Grange Rada knife sale; artisan demos, live sheep exhibit, wool fibercraft demos. M. Crow & Co., 3 to 5 p.m.: free drinks, snacks, good company. Lostine Tavern, all day: sheepherder drinks, lamb dinner special, late night entertainment. South Fork Grange, 7 to 10 p.m.: Family dance with Home-made Jam; pie and ice cream social.

Oct. 26-27

Eagle Cap Shooters Association’s annual “Sight in Your Rifle Days,” 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days at range on Ant Flat. Free hot dogs, chips and drinks from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days.

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