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• What:Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts • When: Friday through Sunday • Where:Joseph Community Center, 102 E. First St. • Details: opening reception Friday evening


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The Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts will feature more than 90 local, regional and national artists Friday to Sunday at the Joseph Community Center, 102 E. First St. The 2014 schedule honors the 32-yeartradition ofoffering a lively mix of interactive events, entertainment and artist demonstrations. Recognized as one of the finest juried art exhibits in the Northwest, the Wallowa Valley Festival ofArts showcases established,

W riter and wild food forager Langdon Cook brings of words, experience and tales of culinary adventure to share Thursday through Saturdayin Wallowa County. Cook will also be in Baker City at 7p.m. tonight atCrossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020Auburn Ave. Admission is kee. Cook joins Slow Food Wallowas at 6 p.m. Thursday at Fishtrap, 400 E. Grant St., Enterprise, for a festive evening, kicking off with keshly prepared plates oflocally harvested morels. Listen and watch as Cook reads and shares stories and slides kom his book,'The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America."Admission is $10, and tickets are available at and atthe door. Then kom 10 a.m. to noon

person. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and artists begin work at 7 p.m. Sunday offers the final opportunity to view the artwork kee of charge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The final silent auction closes at 1:30 p.m.

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The Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts runs Friday through Sunday at the Joseph Community Center, 102 E. First St. award-winningand emerging talents in the impressive setting of springtime in the mountain town of Joseph, where artists and photographers have found inspiration for years and many call home. The opening reception kom 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday is a chance to meet and welcome the artists and festival judges Sandy Brooke,

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Friday, Cook is presenting eWriting in the Wild," a writing workshop at Fishtrap. Cook will lead participantsin a seriesofexercisesengaging all the senses, honing powers of observation and transforming note-taking into narrative. Bringa pen,notebook and imagination. The cost of the class is $10. Register for it at Finally, on Saturday, Slow Food Wallowas invites people to"Go wild with Langdon Cook." Cook leads a spring foray into the Wallowas on the hunt for edible mushrooms. Follow him to an undisclosed location, learn kom his deep-seated knowledge of wild fungi — their habitat, identification, and natural history — and hear tales of the foraging life. He11 also share some ofhis cooking secrets. Registration costs $15 for Slow Food members,

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• What: Beckie's Studio of Dance annual spring recital • When:7 p.m. Friday • Where: La Grande High School auditorium • Details:Admission is $10 for teens and adults, $8 for those 3 to 12 and free for 2 and younger Go! staff

The Beckie's Studio of Dance annual spring recital will take place Friday at the La Grande High School auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Admission

is$10forteensand adults,$8for those 12 and younger and free for those 2 and younger. According to dance coach Beckie Thompson-Hendrickson, the show has two themes this year and a special guest. The first theme,'TV, That's for Me," will be performed by the studio's Show Toppers students. The students range from pre-ballet to level III ballet and do tap, jazz and accrobatic stylesofdance. "These students picked some of their favorite shows and are dancing to songs from those shows," Thompson-Hendrickson said.eWe have tap dancing Flintstones, jazzdancersto Glee,acrobaticsto Shake it Up and Sophia ballerinas, to name a few." The second theme,'What's That I Hear? Is it Jazz, Blues, Folk?" will be performed by the studio's junior and senior Company B. They will performan array ofballet,pointe, tap,jazz,and modern stylesof dance to three genres of music. Members of the senior company attended Jump in Portland this spring, a three-day convention where they took clases in all disciplines and had the opportunity to study with Mike Minery, a nationially renowned tap dancer. Earlier this year, both junior and senior company attended Topaz

Haydn's output in that it brings a whole battery of Turkish' percussion instruments," Espinosa sald. Following this, the symphony will feature young soloists from the Concerto Aria Festival, adults, $8 for seniors, $2 for EOU beginning with the first movestudents, $1 for high school stument of a Mozart flute concerto. dents and free for those younger. Rebekah Rushton from Baker Ticketsare on sale atthe door City will be the soloist. as well as Direct Music Source, Then an aria from the opera "Don Giovanni" by Mozart will EOU Bookstore in La Grande and Betty's Books in Baker City. feature La Grande soprano BritThe evening will open with tanie Schnell, who will also sing "Festivi ties,"the second movean American classic, "Summerment of the work"Nocturnes" by time," from the opera"Porgy and Bess" by George Gershwin. Claude Debussy. 'This is an extremely virtuosic "This will be an absolute orchestral work," said symphony treat," Espinosa said. conductor Leandro Espinosa. Following this, Concertmaster "Debussy uses a very innovative Roseanne Skinner will perform orchestration and structuring a violin favorite, the"Meditation" for the work, influencing this from the opera"Thais" by Jules way many of the most important Massenet. composers of the 20th century." After the intermission, the The symphony will continue GRSO will perform "Symphony with another revolutionary work No. 4 in A Major" by Felix Menbut much earlier, the Allegretto delssohn, better known as the movement of the "Symphony No. "Italian." Mendelssohn wrote 100" 4nown as "Military") by the symphony during one of his Joseph Haydn, joined by travels through Europe, becomthe GrandeRonde Student ing enchanted with Italy. "The work is meant to be Orchestra. 'This particular movement happy, light and playful," Espicould be considered unique in nosa said. The Grande Ronde Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30p.m.June 4 atM cKenzie Theatre, Loso Hall, Eastern Oregon University campus. Ticket pricesare $10 for

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The Beckie's Studio of Dance annual spring recital will take place Friday at the La Grande High School Auditorium. dance competition was this spring with Grammy in Portland and Award-winning blues musician won first places in Lenny Fuzzy Rankins. intermediate and Thompson is currently director advanced tap and of performing arts and music at Thompson jazz cat egories.Senior TERI, a nonprofit art school for company advanced students with special needs. Among the peoplehehashelped jazz class won the highest overall score. is Chris Baker. Before taking A featured dance in Friday's Thompson's music classes, Baker show will be by 12 members or was severly limited in speech and senior company doing a character interpersonal communication. ballet titled"Cotton Club Ballet." Basically, yes-no was all he spoke. A special guest performer will After three years of piano lessons be singer, songwriter and musician and music classes with Thompson, George Thompson from San Diego. however, Baker now reads, writes Since 2005, when he was selected his own music, sings and commuas one of the nation's top singernicates. Baker recently performed songwriters, Thompson has travin front of 1,500 people at Nationial eled throughout the United States Philanthropy Day. and 17 countries sharing his music Thompson is a graduate of through performance and teaching. La Grande High School and He has performed at historic venEastern Oregon University. He ues such as New York's CBGB'S, isthe son ofthe studio'sdirector, The Bitter End and Pianos. Thompson-Hendrickson. On the West Coast, he has Not only will Thompson be performing music in the spring performed at The Key Club on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles dance recital but his mother will and Humphries on The Bay in San dance to"I'm still with you" and be Diego. joined with dance teachers Heather His most recent performance Watson and Rose Peacock.



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• Bear Mountain Pizza Co., 2104 Island Ave., La Grande, 541-963-2327 • Bud Jacksons Sportsmans Bar and Grill, 2209

Adams Ave., La Grande, Grande, 541-963-8766 541-962-7858 • TerminalGravity, Bull Ridge Brew Pub, 1934 803 School St., Broadway St., Baker City, Enterprise, 541-523-5833. 541-426-0158 Corner Brick Bar and Grill, To Milton-Freewa e 1840 Main St., Baker City, 541-523-6099. Earth 8EVine, 2001 Washington Ave., Baker City, 541-523-1687 Elgin Geiser Grand Hotel, 1996 Main St., Baker City, 541-523-1889 To Pendle o Joe Bean's, 1009 Adams Ave., La Grande 541-624-5600 Ea Grande Lea r's M ain UNION union Street Pub 8E Grill,111W. Main OUNTY VttV St., EnterpriSe TouREeh LG Brewskis, 267 S. Main St., Union, 541ort der 562-6286 Outlaw Restaurant 8E Saloon, 108 N. Main St., Haines Joseph, 541-432-4321 Paizano's Pizza, 2940 10th St., Baker City, 541-524SakerGty 1000 Short Stop Frozen Yogurt and Espresso Shop, 12th Street and Gekeler Lane, La Grande, 541-963-2121.

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/IPwEDHsEDAV • "Tunnel of Oppression": Participants in this interactive program are guided through a series of rooms where they encounter oppressive actions and reactions including racism, homophobia, poverty and oppression against women; free; Groups of eight to 10 people will walk through the rooms. Find the Student Leadership Zone in Hoke UnionBuilding,Room 204;Hoke Union Hall, EOU, LaGrande. • Master artist demonstration, workshop:Gary Holland of Boise presents"An Evening's Painting"; $27 at door, $24 with advance registration; 6:30-9 p.m.; beecrowbee,1 S Main St., Joseph. • Literary Event:Langdon Cook will share from his book"The Mushroom Hunters: On theTrail of an Underground America"; 7 p.m. at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave., Baker City.

/IgTHDRS DAV • "Packing for the Journey": Interpreter Cheri Garver presents a program based on the journals of emigrant women, who left behind family and friends to make the journey westward. 10:30 a.m.and 2p.m.);$8adults,$4.50 seniors, free for 15 and younger; 10:30 a.m.; National Historic OregonTrail Interpretive Center, Baker City; 541-523-1843. • "Look Closer" — Fishtrap's Spring Arts & Lecture Series: Fishtrap partners with Slow


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Food Wallowas to presentThe Mushroom Hunters: A Festive Sampler of Literature andWild MushroomswithLangdon Cook; $10; 6:30 p.m.; Fishtrap House, 400 E. Grant St., Enterprise. • Bingo:1 p.m.; Union County Senior Center, 1504 N. Albany, La Grande. • Country Swing Thursday:$3 before 8 p.m., $5 after 8; 7:30 p.m.; Maridell Center, 1124Washington Ave., La Grande. • Livemusic:DakotaBrow nBand performs; 8-10 p.m.;Ten Depot Street, 10 Depot St., La Grande. • Live Music by Fine Tunes:11 a.m.; Union County Senior Center, 1504 N. Albany, La Grande. • Live Musical Theater, 'Les Miserables':$15, $10 students, seniors Br military;; McKenzie Theatre, Loso Hall, EOU, La Grande. • Swingin' with Sam:The Powder River Dance Clubs meets every Thursday (except the second Thursday) with lessons in the western and country swing, Texas TwoStep, waltz, cha cha and more. First two lessons are free. All ages welcome; no

partner necessary; $3, $5 couples; yearly memberships are $25 or $40 couples; 6:30-8 p.m.; Baker City VFW Hall, First Street Br Valley Avenue; 541-5249306. • Wallowa County Chess Club:Free; 4-8 p.m.; Josephy Center for Arts Br Culture, 403 N. Main St., Joseph. • Thursday Art Night:Baker Art Guild presents "The Monuments Men"; storytelling at 6:30 p.m., film at 7 p.m.; Eltrym Theater, 1809 First St., Baker City; $6 adults, $4 students/ seniors.

3PPRIDAV • Conversations by the Campfire:Join Staff Interpreter Cheri Garver at the "Blue Mountain Camp" for conversations about the Oregon

Trail, the overland emigrants, Baker Valley, and the natural history of eastern Oregon; $8 adults, $4.50 seniors, free for 15

and younger (center admission); noon-1 p.m.; National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, 22267 Oregon Highway 86, Baker


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City; 541-523-1843. • Dance recital:Beckie's Studio of Dance annual spring recital; $10 for teens and adults, $8 for those

12 and younger and free for those 2 and younger; Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; LHS auditorium, 708 KAve., La Grande.

• EOU Women's Resource Center Book Sale:in Room 309; Friday early-bird special $5 admission 9 a.m .-noon; free admission Friday1-7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. BrSunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m; $1/inch;; Hoke Union Hall, EOU, LaGrande. • Hog Wild Days:BBQ feed on May 30, firemen's breakfast on 31st, parade on 31st;; Downtown Island City. • Hog Wild Days:Three-day citywide celebration; 5:30-8 p.m.; Downtown Island City. • Live Music by KeithTaylor: ragtime piano; free; 5-6 p.m.; Veterans Center, 1901Main St., Baker City. • Live music:Stefannie Gordon plays fiddle every Friday night; 7 p.m.; Geiser Grand Hotel,1996 Main St., Baker City; 541-523-1889. • Live Music by Fine Tunes:11

a.m.; Union County Senior Center, 1504 N. Albany, La Grande. • Live Musical Theater, 'Les Miserables':$15, $10 students, seniors Br military;; McKenzie Theatre, Loso Hall, EOU, La Grande. • Pinochle Social Club:18 Br older; 6 p.m.; Union County Senior Center, 1504 N. Albany, La Grande. • Teen Movie Night:Free; 6 p.m.; Cook Memorial Library, 2006 Fourth St., La Grande. • Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts:Featuring more than 90 local, regional and national artists Friday to Sunday; Quick Draw is at 7 p.m. Saturday. Doors open at 6:30p.m.Admission is$5.;Joseph Community Center,102 E. First St. • Writing workshop:"Writing in theWild" with writer and wild food forager extraordinaire

tising departments at 541-523-3673 in Baker City or 541-963-3161 in La Grande.

• A Visit with Joe Meek:Ranger Jeremy Martin portrays the colorful mountain man and fur trapper Joseph Meek. Listento of some of Meek's most infamous adventures and the occasional tall tale in his own words; $8 adults, $4.50 seniors, free for 15 and younger;1:30 p.m.; National Historic Oregon Trail lnterpretive Center, Baker City; 541-523-1843. • EOU Women's Resource Center Book Sale:in Room 309; Friday early-bird special $5 admission 9 a.m .-noon; free admission Friday1-7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. BrSunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m; $1/inch;; Hoke Union Hall, EOU, La Grande. • Golden Days of Mining:Park Ranger Jeremy Martin explains why people came back on the "Old Emigrant Road" and if it is possible to still find precious metals in the hills of Baker County; 11 a.m.; OregonTrail Interpretive Center; $8 adults, $4.50 seniors, free for 15 and younger;11 a.m.; National Historic Oregon Trail lnterpretive Center, Baker City; 541-523-1843. • Hog Wild Days:Firemen's breakfast, parade, city-wide celebration; 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Downtown Island City. • Live Musical Theater, 'Les Miserables':$15, $10 students, seniors Br military; McKenzie Theatre, Loso Hall, EOU.





• Eagle Cap ExcursionTrain, www.eaglecaptrainrides. com,tickets:800-323-7330 • Elgin Opera House, 104 N. Eighth St., Elgin, 541-663-6324, www. • Eltrym Theater, 1809 First St., Baker City. www. • Geiser Grand Hotel, 1995 Main St., Baker City, 541523-1889. Tours offered at 3:30 p.m. Saturdays for $2. • Hot Lake Springs,66172 Ore. Highway 203, La Grande, 541-963-4685, • Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area, 59116 Pierce Road, La Grande, 541-963-4954 • National Historic Oregon Trail lnterpretive Center, 22267 Oregon Highway 86, Baker City, 541-523-1843 • Oregon Trail lnterpretive Park at Blue Mountain Crossing, 1-84 exit 248, west of La Grande, 509-963-7186 • Sumpter Valley Railroad, 12259 Huckleberry Loop Road, Baker City, 866-894-2268 (Closed for the season) • Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area, Sumpter, 541-894-2486 (Closed for the season)

541-523-9308. • Eastern Oregon Fire Museum, La Grande, by appointment only, 541-963-3123 • Union County Museum, 333 S. Main St., Union, 541-562-6003 (closed for the season) • Wallowa County Museum, 110 Main St., Joseph, 541-432-6095





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• Wallowa Lake Tramway, 59919Wallowa Lake Hwy., Joseph, 541-432-5331 • • Alpine Meadows Golf Course, Enterprise, 541-426-3246, www.alpine meadowsgolfcourse. com • Anthony Lake Recreation Area, 47500 Anthony Lake Highway, North Powder, 541-856-3277 • Buffalo Peak Golf Course,

Union, 541-562-5527, 866-202-5950, www. buffal Forest CoveWarm Springs Pool, Cove, 541-568-4890 (closed for the season) Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, 541-523-6391 La Grande Country Club golf course, 541-963-4241, www.lagrandecountry La Grande SK8 Park, Oak

and Palmer, 541-962-1352 www.skispoutsprings. • Meacham Divide Nordic Ski com, 541-566-0327 Area, west of La Grande • Veterans Memorial Pool, • Mount Emily Recreation 401 Palmer St., La Grande, Area, www.union-county. 541-962-1347 ol'g.

2801 Indiana Ave., Baker City, 541-523-2358 (Closed forthe season) • Sam-0 Swim Center, 580 Baker St., Baker City, 541-523-9622 • Spout Springs Ski Area,

• Adler House Museum, 2305 Main St., Baker City; open Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 541-523-9308 Baker Heritage Museum, 2480 Grove St., Baker City,

8 Art Center at the Old Library, 1006 Penn Ave., La Grande, 541-624-2800 • Aspen Grove Gallery, 602 N. Main St., Joseph, 541-432-9555 • Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020Auburn Ave., Baker City, 541-523-5369 • Fire Works Pottery Studio 8t Gallery, 62378 Hurricane Creek Road, Joseph, 541-432-0445 • Gene Hayes Gallery of Western Art, 301 Donald St., Wallowa, 541-886-3311 • Kelly's Gallery on Main,103 N. Main St., 541-432-3116 • Lakeside Interiors, 305 N. Main St., Joseph, 503-692-5050 and 541-432-5885 • Lynn Bean Gallery, 293 Mill St., Sumpter, 541-8942306

Call or email us with updates to this guide • Baker County: 541-523-3673, events@bakercityherald e Union and Wallowa counties: 541-963-3161, events@lagrandeobservercom

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un o e • What: Run to the Ruts 5K and 10K trail run • When: 9 a.m. Saturday, June 7 • Where: National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center • Details: $15 entry fee; proceeds beneftTrailTends Inc., the nonprofit group that supports programs of the Interpretive Center • Register: or

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Briefly The next Dutch oven cooking class is June 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center near Baker City. Participants will learn how to care for a Dutch oven, tips, techniques and how to make soda biscuits and sausage gravy. Pre-regist ration isrequired by calling 541-523-1582.


Trail Tenders's annual "Run to the Ruts" is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. This challenging event features a 5K run and walk and a 10K run on the trails at the Center. Itbegins above the entrance of the third parking lot, then heads down toward the Panorama Point Trail. At 2.3 miles the course turns right toward the Eagle Valley Railroad Grade Loop Trail, then,after approximately 430 feetofelevation drop,the route heads uphill on the Ascent Trail for the last mile. The 10K runners do that loop twice. The route is a mixture of paved trails, gravel road and dirt trails with several tight curves ino strollers, please). Water,juice,fruitand bagels will be available and breakfast burritos will be available for participants at the finish of the race. Prizes will be awarded and all participants receive a medallion.


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Annual Run to the Ruts 5K/10K is Saturday, June 7, at the Oregon Trail lnterpretive Center.

8:30a.m. the day ofthe race. Race packets will be available to pickup at the Interpretive Center lobby on June 6 from 1-5 p.m.,and on the day ofthe event at 8 a.m. The Centerislocated at22267 Ore. Highway 86, five miles east of Baker City. All proceeds from Run to the Ruts will benefit Trail Tenders,




Inc., a 501icli3l nonprofit organizationdedicated to supporting the programsofthe Interpretive Center. FREE ADMISSION June 7 is National Trails Day, and admission to the Center is free to everyone. In addition to the permanent displays, the interactiveaWagons Ho!" is still upin the Flagstaff Gallery. Visitors can test their pioneer skills with a full-scale replica wagon, try on pioneer clothing, and join in the trail activities. Wagons Ho! continues until June 10.

Dads will be granted free admission iwith one paid adult admission) to the Baker Heritage Museum during Father's Day weekend. Children 12 and under are alwaysadmitted forfree. The museum is located at 2480 Grove St., Baker City.


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Lawn. Carolyn Cruso plays for the June 5 market, and Michael DeLalla is up for June 12. The lineup continues with Back From the Dead on June 19. The Joseph market runs from 10 a.m.— 2 p.m. Saturdays from May 24 to Oct. 11 on Joseph and Main streets.

The musical"Les Miserables" continues at McKenzie Theatre, Loso Hall, Eastern Oregon University campus Thursday through Saturday. The show starts at 7 p.m. Ticketsare$15 forgeneraladmission

• What: Hog Wild Days • When: Friday through Sunday • Where: Island City • Details: Highlights include dinner Friday night, breakfast and parade Saturday and flea market Saturday and Sunday

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Mark & Ted's Excellent Adventure is the performer for the Music at the Market concert series Saturday morning at Max Square in La Grande. The music runs from 9 a.m. to noon and is free.

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It's time to go hog wild. The 36th annual Hog Wild Days runs Friday through Sunday in Island City. The event kicks off with local merchants offering special deals for shoppers Friday evening and the always popular Island City Lions Club roasted pork barbecue dinner. The dinner runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Island City Elementary School gym. The menu includes roasted pork, macaroni salad, coleslaw, oldfashionedbaked beans,garlic bread,dessertand drink ata cost

of$8.50 for adults and $5.50for children 12 and younger. Take-out orders are welcome. Deloris Weathermon, who will be grandmarshal oftheparade at 11 a.m. Saturday, is in charge of the barbecue. She and her husband, Al, known as the Lions Club's head hog, are 40-year residents of Island City and have been club members for about 15 years. In fact, it was Al who built the always popular pig train after he retired12 yearsago.Thetrain, which has eight cars, was built out of an old riding lawnmower and 55-gallon car wash barrels. "Kids love that thing,"Al said, "the big black eyes, the flowers, the swirly tails." The Lions pig train runs not just during the parade but all weekend long. But before the parade,diners can go hog wild at the La Grande

Farmers' market kicks off in Wallowa County

Chris Baxter / GoI file photo

Island City welcomes to rest of Northeast Oregon to enjoy going Hog Wild Friday through Sunday. Rural Fire District's pancake, egg and sausagefeed from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the fire station. Walk off the breakfast at the flea market, which opens at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. More than 100 vendorsoffer theirwares.For those still hungry, there will be foodbooths,and forhobbyists,arts and crafts booths. "There's everything there from soup to nuts,"Al said,"food, cloth/

Wallowa County Farmers' Market takes place in Enterprise and Joseph throughout the summer. The Enterprise market runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays from June 5 to Sept. 18 on the Wallowa County Courthouse

ing and a whole lot more." Another popular feature Saturday for the kids is fun with Smokey the Bear and Sparky. Their visits are sponsored by the La Grande Ranger District of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Look for them near Island City Elementary School. There is no admission fee for the event, which benefits community development.

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I 'N I ' I • What: Cal Scott and Kathryn Claire in concert • When:7 p.m. Friday • Where: Joe Beans Coffee,1009 Adams Ave., La Grande • Details: Admission is $10 at the door

By Jeff Petersen Go! staff

Award-winning Portland songwriter Cal Scott owes his success in life totally to the three years he spent at La Grande Junior High. Well, not totally. But Scott, who will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Joe Beans Coffee, 1009Adams Ave., La Grande, along with Kathryn Claire, does believeLa Grande was a great place to grow up. "I think growing up in a small town is a part of anybody's ethical and aesthetic make up," Scott said. 'That informs the music, the sort of songs that I write." And write songs he does. Scott is a national award-winning songwriter. Admission is $10 at the door. Scott, whose dad was the high school band director, lived in La Grande fiom 1952 to 1965 and was in a garage band here. The family then moved to West Linn and McMinnville, and Scott went on to minor in music at Lewis & Clark College in Portland. Hig big break, he said, came as a college senior in 1972 when he auditioned at Frankenstein's Tavern. "I met lots of moves and shakers in the Portland music community," Scott said. Today, as first place winner of The Great American Song Contest, Scott returns to La Grande for a concert that will feature him on vocals, guitar and harmonica and Claire on vocals, fiddle and guitar. Scott will perform songs from his latest CD,"Carved Wood Box." In

Kathryn Claire not only sings on four of the songs on Cal Scott's "Carved Wood Box," she also will sing from her new CD, "Shimmering Blue."

airplay all across the country on folk playlists. Scott wrote all the songs on "Carved Wood Box" except for two. The title song,"Carved Wood Box," was co-written with Marv Ross of Quarterflash fame and producer of The Trail Band. The other co-written song, this one with Burke, is "London Town" about Irish immigrants who moved in the late 1940s fiom Ireland to England to rebuild London after World War II. "Kevin is one of premiere Irish fiddlers in the world, and I've done two CDs with him," Scott said. 'This storyis loosely based on some of the people he knew." Some people might call"Carved Wood Box" folk, but it's much more. "I've had a really wide variety


of experiences musically," Scott said."I've played jazz, rock and roll, different kinds of folk music, and that's reflected in the songs I write." Scott lists his biggest influences as five-time GrammyAward winner James Taylor of"Fire and Rain" fame,Paul Simon, who wrote and performed'The Sound of Silence" with Art Garfunkel, and Marc Cohn, whose one big hit is 'Walking in Memphis." Others playing on"Carved Wood Box" are a who's who of music. Notable contributors include AndreaZonn,a singer and fiddle player who tours with Taylor. She sings and plays on two of the songs on"Carved Wood Box." Jeff Taylor contributes some nifty accordion. Taylor played on"Carved Wood Box" between touring with Elvis Costello and a Nashville studio ses•

sion with Simon. The album rs gettrng rave reviews from around the world. One example, fiom Mitch Park, fiom the"Folkon Sunday" show on 104.7FM, Hastings, New Zealand: "Cal Scott writes story songs the way they should be written, with clearplotand simple words,so natural you would think you were listening to him talk, songs worth repeated listening." YOUTUBE LINKS: • http// watch?v=NGST8mPBTXE-

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addition to accompanying Scott, Claire will sing songs from her new CD,"Shimmering Blue." "Kathryn Claire sings on four of the songs on'Carved Wood Box' and is a tremendous fiddler," Scott said."She just got back from a tour of Europe." A listen to"Carved Wood Box" revealsa ma ster songwriter. "I've always liked story songs," Scott said.'They're like short stories. You take the kernel of an ideaand castitasa shortstory.I like telling the tale of some kind of event or situation that makes a change in a person's life." Scott isthem usicaldirectorof the eight-piece ensemble, The Trail Band, and also records and tours with Irish fiddler Kevin Burke. Their CD"Across the Black River" was hailed as"oneofthe top 12 world music CDs of 2007" by the New York Times. "Carved Wood Box" is receiving


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