Paint Your Wagon Musical Tour

Paint Your Wagon Musical Tour August 10-12  with Hank Cramer and Carter Junction      Hank Cramer is one of the best-loved folksingers in the American West. He is widely known for his booming bass voice, smooth picking on a vintage flat-top guitar, and his wry sense of humor. He’s more than simply a performer,… Continue Reading


Fun Runs for Truffles, to the Ruts, and Through Hells Canyon

Whether you’re a runner, or just enjoy staying in shape and getting a little exercise when you visit new places, you won’t want to miss these great one of a kind spring fun runs in Baker County Oregon where you can run for Truffles, to the Ruts of the Oregon Trail, or through Hells canyon. The… Continue Reading


Eight of Our Favorite October Events in Baker County Oregon

October is a beautiful time to visit Baker County, Oregon with autumn colors making Baker County’s  three Oregon Scenic byways even more spectacular, and the crisp mornings and warm lazy afternoons  are perfect for exploring the Elkhorn and Wallowa mountains.    October is also a busy month with lots of great celebrations and local festivals celebrating… Continue Reading


September Celebrations in Baker County

Summer is almost over but September celebrations abound in Baker County Oregon There’s something magical about September and early October in Baker County that make this the perfect time of year to visit Baker City and celebrate the changing seasons with a variety of community festivals and fall events throughout the County.  Here are just a few of… Continue Reading


Eclipse Events Baker County Oregon August 17-21

It’s going to be an exciting eclipse weekend in Baker City and surrounding Baker County with a variety of community events and festivals scheduled throughout the county leading up to the eclipse.  Here are a few of our top picks for our visitors looking to explore Baker City and this amazing Northeast corner of Oregon while… Continue Reading



Easter Weekend Celebrations in Baker County Oregon

Easter Egg Hunts, Kids Rodeo, and a Star Party on the Oregon Trail.  Easter Weekend in Baker County Oregon is full of family friendly festivities. 3 Easter Egg Hunts:  Saturday April 15th  Baker City Always the Saturday before Easter this community Easter egg hunt in Baker City’s historic Geiser Pollman Park is a whirlwind of… Continue Reading


All Things Fall in Baker County, Oregon October 7-9

Celebrating All Things Fall in Baker County, Oregon October 7-9 Looking for a festive fall getaway?  Then, Baker County Oregon is where you want to be October 7-9 for this weekend long celebration including the Baker Artists Studio Tour, Taste of Baker, Haines Fall Festival, Cast Iron Chef Dutch Oven Cook Off, and lots more… Continue Reading


Cast Iron Chef Dutch Oven Cook Off

  The Trail Tenders will be hosting the 2nd annual Cast Iron Chef Dutch Oven Cook-off on Saturday, October 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center.  Whether you think you have what ti takes to be the next Cast Iron Chef, or you just want to come… Continue Reading


Celebrating September

Celebrating September in Baker County Oregon, Labor Day and Beyond There’s something magical about September in Baker County as summer fades away after Labor Day, the  days are still warm but the evenings are cool and the mornings crisp, and the first colors of fall begin to appear in the higher elevations along the Elkhorn… Continue Reading