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2014 Miners Jubilee Schedule


Kathy Orr/Baker City Herald: The annual Miners Jubilee parade starts Saturday at 10 a.m. in downtown Baker City.
Kathy Orr/Baker City Herald: The annual Miners Jubilee parade starts Saturday at 10 a.m. in downtown Baker City.

FRIDAY, JULY 18

• 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Friends of the Library annual book sale, Baker County Library, 2400 Resort St.

• Noon to 7 p.m. —Vendors open in Geiser-Pollman Park and at the Events Center at Baker County Fairgrounds, 2600 East St.

Family Fun area in Park: bounce house, obstacle course, face painting and games sponsored by Kiwanis, Homestead Realty/Tasha’s Treasures.

• 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. — Penny dig in Family Fun area for ages 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12 each period, sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank

• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Sidewalk Sales on Main Street

• 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. — Heritage Demonstrations at Baker County Fairgrounds. Crosscut saw demonstration and logging sports exhibit that will include choker-setting, axe throwing and chainsaw speed cutting.

• Noon to 4 p.m. — Knights of Columbus bingo tent in Geiser-Pollman Park

• 1 p.m. — Historic Baker City Inc. Kiddies Duck Race. Kids 12 and under can buy your duck for $2 at downtown retailers, and be entered to win fabulous prizes.

• 2 p.m. — Blacksmith demonstrations, wine tasting, “Paint Your Wagon” at Baker County Heritage Museum, 2480 Grove St.

• 3 p.m. — Terry La Mont Duo, Powder River Music Revue, Music in the Park

Carnival on Baker County Fairgrounds five-acre field

• 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Beer garden open next to rodeo grounds

• 7 p.m. — Baker City Bronc Riding at fairgrounds rodeo

SATURDAY, JULY 19

• 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. — Baker Lions Club breakfast in the park

• 7 a.m. — Two-man golf scramble tournament starts at Quail Ridge Golf Course, 2801 Indiana Ave. Call 541-523-2358 for information.

• 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. — BHS Track Team 5K Walk/Run and 10K run registration. Event starts at 8 a.m. on Main Street in front of Marilyn’s Music, 1821 Main St. Registration forms may picked up at Kicks and the YMCA gym prior to the day of the event. Race day registration will begin at 7 a.m. in front of Kicks Sporting Goods, 1801 Main St. vent is a fundraiser for the BHS Track Team and sponsored by Subway.  

• 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Friends of the Library annual book sale, Baker County Library, 2400 Resort St.

• 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Vendors open in Geiser-Pollman Park and at the Events Center, Baker County Fairgrounds

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Family Fun area in park: bounce house, obstacle course, face painting and games sponsored by Kiwanis, Homestead Realty/Tasha’s Treasures.

• 10 a.m. to noon — Quilt Show at Regional Museum, 2480 Resort St.

• 10 a.m. — Miners Jubilee Parade sponsored by Community Bank and Historic Baker City

• 11 a.m. — Bed races, Chinese fire drills, water balloon jousting and all sorts of fun and games sponsored by Historic Baker City right after the parade.

• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Sidewalk Ssales and art exhibits on Main Street

• 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. — Penny dig in Family Fun area for ages 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12 each period, sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank

• 11 a.m. — Margie Mae and Hank Williams, Powder River Music Revue – Music in the Park

• Noon to 4 p.m. — Heritage Demonstrations at Baker County Fairgrounds. Crosscut saw demonstration and logging sports exhibit that will include choker-setting, axe throwing and chainsaw speed cutting.

•Noon to 4 p.m. — Knights of Columbus Bingo Tent

• 1 p.m. — Eastern Oregon Mining Association on Grove Street side of Geiser-Pollman Park, sponsored by Energy Trust of Oregon.

Oregon State Gold Panning Championships. Three divisions, Kids, Amateur, and Professional Class. The hand-steeling will start as soon as the gold panning competition ends. Be sure to pick up your raffle ticket for ½ pound of gold at the EOMA booth.

• 2 p.m. — The High Desert Renegades, Powder River Music Revue – Music in the Park

• 2 p.m. — Baker City Lions Club horseshoe tournament in park

• 2 p.m. — Blacksmith demonstrations, Wine tasting, “Paint Your Wagon” at Baker County Heritage Museum

Carnival on Baker County Fairgrounds five-acre field

• 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Baker City Bronc and Bull Riding Beer Garden open

• 6 p.m. — Baker City Bull Riding at the fairgrounds rodeo arena

• 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Frank Carlson, Family Friendly Music Jam/Street dance in Court Street Park

SUNDAY, JULY 20

• 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Baker Lions Club breakfast in the park

• 7 a.m. — Two-man golf scramble tournament starts at Quail Ridge Golf Course. Call 541-523-2358 for information.

• 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Friends of the Library annual book sale, Baker County Library

• 10 a.m. — Sunday worship service in the park

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Vendors open in Geiser-Pollman Park, and at Events Center, Baker County Fairgrounds

• Noon to 3 p.m. — Family Fun Area bounce houses, sponsored by Homestead Realty/Tasha’s Treasures

• 1 p.m. — Marv & Friends, Powder River Music Revue – Music in the Park

• 1 p.m. — HBC-sponsored Duck and Beaver Races on the Powder River. Buy your duck or beaver for $2, and be entered to win fabulous prizes. Race takes place on Powder River and ends at Geiser-Pollman Park.

• 2 p.m. — Knights of Columbus Bingo at St. Francis Cathedral, First and Church Streets.

• 2 p.m. — Eastern Oregon Mining Association silent auction closes.

Winners of the silent auction and raffle for ½ pound of gold announced, along with drawing for Jubilee Brass Medallion for lucky Jubilee Button wearer. Eastern Oregon Mining Association on Grove Street at Geiser-Pollman Park, sponsored by Energy Trust of Oregon. 

• 3 p.m. — Announcement of button drawing winners

 
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