WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8UMATILLA COUNTY FAIR COURT APPLICATIONS DUE NEXT WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15. For more information contact the Fair office at 567-6121 or 515 W. Orchard Ave. Applications can also be obtained at area high schools, OSU Extenstion offices and FFA department advisors.

HERMISTON FARMER'S MARKET, 4-7 p.m., N.E. 2nd St. between E. Main St. and E. Gladys Ave. Fresh produce, vendor booths, food and entertainment.

DAY OF CULTURE CELEBRATION, 5-7 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St. Poet Shaindel Beers and roots musicians Mulligan Stew will perform; dignitaries include Sen. Dave Nelson, Rep. Bob Jenson, Harriet Isom, and Oregon Cultural Trust representative Cynthia Kirk. City Councilor John Brenne will read a proclamation by Mayor Phillip Houk. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact 503-986-0088 or www.culturaltrust.org.

MEDIC FIRST AID AND CPR, 6-10 p.m., Hermiston. Two-night class continues Oct. 9. Needed for CCD registration and to qualify for the DHS Enhanced Rate. Class teacheshow to perform CPR on infants, children and adults. First aid topics include what to do until emergency medical help arrives. 2 year certification. Fee $40; pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Must attend both nights. Only 12 slots available. Register by calling Child Care Resource & Referral at 564-6878.

NORTH EAST OREGON COLLEGE FAIR, 6-8 p.m., Pendleton High School Commons, 1800 N.W. Carden Ave. Higher education representatives from seven Oregon colleges plus 36 colleges and institutions from Washington, Idaho and Montana. Five military representatives will also be in attendance. High school students from Pendleton and the outlying areas and their parents are encouraged to attend. Contact Vickie Read at 966-3853 for more information.

Thursday, Oct. 9"MAKING SENSE OF PLACE," 9 a.m.-noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave. An introduction to the Smithsonian American Art Museum series of live video conferences. Attendees are invited to bring a brown bag lunch.

BMCC CONSTITUTION DAY, 11 a.m., Pioneer Hall Theater, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. The Honorable Judge Ronald Pahl of Oregon 6th Judicial District will present a lecture. A "welcome back" barbecue sponsored by the Associated Student Government will follow at noon. The public is welcome.

MEDIC FIRST AID AND CPR, 6-10 p.m., Hermiston. Second night of class. Fee $40; pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Must attend both nights. Only 12 slots available. Register by calling Child Care Resource & Referral at 564-6878.

TRAVELER'S FORUM, 7 p.m., Pendleton City Hall community room, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave. Travel to China with Tom Bailor and James Willis through photos. For more information contact Mary at 966-0380.

READING THE LANDSCAPE, 7 p.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave. Learn about area cultural resources and how the regional landscape has impacted public experiences and development in our area. Part of the "A Sense of Place" series. For more information, call 567-2882.

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort and Casino, 72777 Hwy. 331, Pendleton. Featured comedians: Randy Lubas and Aaron Flett. No cover.

Friday, Oct. 10BALLOON THANK YOU LIFT, 7 a.m., Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 331, Pendleton. Over 26 hot air balloons lift off to honor the sponsor of the annual Wildhorse Balloon Bash.

BUCKAROO BOOSTER CLUB ANNUAL DINNER AND AUCTION, 6 p.m. dinner, live auction begins 7:15 p.m., Pendleton Elks Lodge, 14 S.E. 3rd St. Cracked crab, steak and salmon with all the trimmings for $25 per person; 21 and older only. Seating is limited to 300 guests; tickets available at Pendleton Athletic, Big John's Pizza, Quiznos Subs, or online at www.buckboosters.com.

SIXTH ANNUAL HOHE WUSTE, doors open at 6 p.m., Hermiston Conference Center. Oktoberfest festivities including live music, German foods, refreshments and entertainment for adults over 21. Cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple. Contact Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department at 667-5018 for more information.

READING THE LANDSCAPE, 7 p.m., Milton-Freewater Public Library, 8 S.W. 8th St. Part of the "A Sense of Place" series. For more information, call 938-5531.

ZAPATISTA, 7:30 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College Pioneer Theatre, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. A bilingual play by Teatro Milagro. One night only; admission is free. For more information contact Craig McIntosh or Doug Radke at 278-5961.

TETON SONGWRITERS TOUR, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort and Casino, 72777 Hwy. 331, Pendleton. Folk/blues.

Saturday, Oct. 11BALLOON THANK YOU LIFT, 7 a.m., Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 331, Pendleton. Over 26 hot air balloons lift off to honor the sponsor of the annual Wildhorse Balloon Bash.

SIXTH ANNUAL HOHE WUSTE, doors open at noon, Hermiston Conference Center. Oktoberfest festivities including live music, German foods and refreshments, and entertainment for kids of all ages. Cost $2 at the gate, 12 and under are free. Contact Hermiston Parks and Recreation Department at 667-5018 for more information.

READING THE LANDSCAPE, 1 p.m., Pendleton City Hall community room, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave. Part of the "A Sense of Place" series. For more information, call 966-0380.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE GALA, 6-11 p.m., Pendleton Convention Center. Buffet, wine and micro brews, followed by fashion show featuring cancer survivors and live and silent auctions. Dancing begins at 9 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Funds raised from auction support the Spirit Program, which pays for free exercise, massage and yoga for cancer survivors. For more information, contact Herb Bitting at 276-6312.

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