The EO publishes a list of coming events daily. All items are assumed free, nonprofit and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Coming events items should be submitted well in advance to Calendar c/o East Oregonian P.O. Box 1089 Pendleton, OR 97801 or

TODAYHERMISTON FARMERS MARKET, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot at the Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395. The event includes fruit, vegetables, entertainment and arts and crafts booths.

ATHENA FALL FESTIVAL, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main Street, Athena. Vendors, food, crafts and plenty of activities for children at this old-fashioned street fair.

BOARDMAN FALL QUILT SHOW, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Greenfield Grange No. 579, 206 N.W. First St., Boardman (The pink building under the water tower.) For more information, contact Jane Dean at or 481-5223; or Aunty Ida's, 435 W. Hermiston Ave., Hermiston, 567-2726 during business hours.

RANCH HAND DAY RODEO AND HIGH DESERT HONEST RANCH HORSE SALE, 9 a.m., Gilliam County Fairgrounds, Condon. Event includes team doctoring, team sorting, ranch cutting, burro roping and team branding. Children's events include egg, flag and hangman races. Free admission. Call (541) 454-2391 or (541) 980-1593 for more information.

FALL FESTIVAL AND FLEA MARKET, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. near Banner Bank, Sixth and G streets, Umatilla. Event sponsored by Friends of the Umatilla Public Library near the site of its new building. Activities include a kiddie carnival, food, entertainment, book sale and garage sale.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE OPEN HOUSE, noon-4 p.m. at Blue Mountain Wildlife, five miles south of Pendleton on Appaloosa Lane. Events include release of red-tail hawk, falconry, raffle. For more information, call 278-0215.

ALTRUSA AUCTION, 4:30 p.m., doors open; 4:30-8:45 p.m., silent auction; 5:30-7:30 p.m., dinner served; 7 p.m., live auction begins. Admission to the auction is free. Dinner costs $12.50 for adults and $8 for children 10 and under. Raffle tickets $1 each. Call Cindy at 567-4440 or LuAnn at 567-5252 for tickets or more information.

THE BOOMER BAND AT WILDFIRE CABARET, 8 p.m. to midnight at Wildhorse Resort and Casino. Classic oldies rock. No cover charge.

SUNDAYWAYWARD WINDS BENEFIT CONCERT, 2 p.m. at the Community Center, Echo. The concert will benefit Inland Northwest Musicians. Admission is free.

MONDAYINLAND NORTHWEST CHORALE REHEARSAL, 7-9 p.m. at Harris Junior Academy, 3121 S.W. Hailey Ave., Pendleton. Everyone is welcome and no auditions are held. Concerts under the direction of R. Lee Friese will be held Nov. 3 and 4. Call the office at 966-6649 or Judi at 567-9789 for more information.

WEDNESDAYWILDHORSE LIVE! KARAOKE, 7-11 p.m. at Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort and Casino. No cover charge.

THURSDAYFALL FASHIONS FOR SURVIVORS, 6:30-9 p.m., Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate. Social, light fare, wine tasting, silent auction, live auction, raffle and fashion show. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

4 MORE AT WILDFIRE CABARET, 7-11 p.m. at Wildhorse Resort and Casino. Top 40 dance band. No cover charge.

FRIDAYBLUE MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE 45th ANNIVERSARY, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pendleton campus; 1-3 p.m., open houses at all BMCC centers; 5-7 p.m., reception at the Pendleton campus. Refreshments will be served at all centers. Live music and an old photo display will be at the Pendleton campus.

FINAL PENDLETON FARMERS MARKET FOR THE SEASON, 4 p.m. to dusk, in the 400 block of Main Street. A wide variety of locally grown produce, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and music.


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