Events

Apr
11
Sat
Family Folk Dance Hoedown @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn fun, simple folkdances, as well as how the culture, history, and lifestyle of the Oregon Trail pioneers are reflected in their traditional dances. Alene Hochstetter of “Passport to Dance” will teach visitors of all ages folkdances like the Virginia Reel and Heel Toe Polka. Dance in the steps of pioneers to experience history in a new way.

Apr
19
Sun
Heartstrings Music @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Enjoy Oregon Trail-era music on historically-accurate instruments such as hammered and mountain dulcimers, fiddle, acoustic bass, banjo and Native American flute. Local musicians Nancy and Rob Downie share the history and origin of the tunes.

Apr
25
Sat
Ungovernable: The Victorian Parent’s Guide to Raising Flawless Children @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Meet feminist historian and author of this hilarious guide to the secrets and difficulties of parenting and education in the 19th Century. In her presentation, Therese Oneill will conduct an unforgettable tour through the backwards, pseudoscientific, downright bizarre parenting fashions of the era, exploring how the supposed medical delicacy of the female brain impacted the historic struggle for the women’s right to vote, achieved 100 years ago.

Apr
26
Sun
Heartstrings Music @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Enjoy Oregon Trail-era music on historically-accurate instruments such as hammered and mountain dulcimers, fiddle, acoustic bass, banjo and Native American flute. Local musicians Nancy and Rob Downie share the history and origin of the tunes.

May
9
Sat
Family Folk Dance Hoedown @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn fun, simple folkdances, as well as how the culture, history, and lifestyle of the Oregon Trail pioneers are reflected in their traditional dances. Alene Hochstetter of “Passport to Dance” will teach visitors of all ages folkdances like the Virginia Reel and Heel Toe Polka. Dance in the steps of pioneers to experience history in a new way.

May
16
Sat
Old-Time Fiddler Truman Price @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
May 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Truman Price is a historian and longtime fiddle player who has explored the music of the Oregon Trail in detail.  He presents songs and tunes specific to the topic, singing while fiddling in an effortless minstrel style honed by many concerts and gatherings.

May
24
Sun
Heartstrings Music @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Enjoy Oregon Trail-era music on historically-accurate instruments such as hammered and mountain dulcimers, fiddle, acoustic bass, banjo and Native American flute. Local musicians Nancy and Rob Downie share the history and origin of the tunes.

Jun
13
Sat
Family Folk Dance Hoedown @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn fun, simple folkdances, as well as how the culture, history, and lifestyle of the Oregon Trail pioneers are reflected in their traditional dances. Alene Hochstetter of “Passport to Dance” will teach visitors of all ages folkdances like the Virginia Reel and Heel Toe Polka. Dance in the steps of pioneers to experience history in a new way.

Jun
28
Sun
Heartstrings Music @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Enjoy Oregon Trail-era music on historically-accurate instruments such as hammered and mountain dulcimers, fiddle, acoustic bass, banjo and Native American flute. Local musicians Nancy and Rob Downie share the history and origin of the tunes.

Jul
26
Sun
Heartstrings Music @ End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Enjoy Oregon Trail-era music on historically-accurate instruments such as hammered and mountain dulcimers, fiddle, acoustic bass, banjo and Native American flute. Local musicians Nancy and Rob Downie share the history and origin of the tunes.