FESTIVALS

A Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

•Monday, Jan. 21; 7 p.m.

•Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co., 403 S. Main St., Pendleton

No cover. An evening of music and spoken word to honor King’s legacy.

Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race

•Jan. 23-26

www.eaglecapextreme.com

•Joseph, Enterprise, Fergi Ski Area

Free, except banquet ($20/adults, $8/ages 5-12). People can watch races, which include Iditarod & Yukon Quest qualifiers; meet-and-greet with mushers at vet checks; Race Central and Kids’ Corner.

Melonville Comedy Festival

•Friday, Jan. 25; 8 p.m.

•Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center, 1705 E. Airport Road, Hermiston

www.melonvillecomedyfestival.com

$25/advance, $35/priority seats. Features headliner Reno Collier, featured comedian Andrew Rivers and emcee Thomas Nichols.

Prestige Wrestling: Tower of Snakes

•Friday, Feb. 22; 7-11 p.m.

www.prestigewrestling.net

•Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center, 1705 Airport Road, Hermiston

$15-$50. Features King Khash, “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, Simon Grimm, DJZ, Sonico, No Lives Matter, Team C4, Mike Santiago, Julian Whyt and more to be announced.

ART, MUSEUMS & AUTHORS

“Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Voices of Native American Women”

•Monday-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

•Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, near Wildhorse Resort & Casino.

www.tamastslikt.org

$10/adults, $9/senior citizens, $6/youths. Matika Wilbur, a visual storyteller from the Swinomish and Tulalip peoples of coastal Washington, has been traveling and photographing Indian Country as part of her Project 562. The portraits are accompanied by written narratives and audio of the interviews. Runs through Jan. 5.

“History in Photos from Wallowa County”

•Sunday, Jan. 6; 3-5 p.m., opens

•Monday through Saturdays; noon-4 p.m.

•Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, 403 N. Main St., Joseph

www.josephy.org

Free. Highlights historical photos and photographers in Wallowa County. Runs through Feb. 25.

“Parallel Worlds”

•Thursday, Jan. 10; 4:30-6:30 p.m., opens

•Monday-Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

•Betty Feves Memorial Gallery, BMCC, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton.

Free. Features the work of Shea Wilkinson, who creates art quilts using free motion quilting and hand embroidery. Gallery also open by appointment by calling 541-278-5952. Runs through Feb. 7.

“Form and Figure”

•Friday, Jan. 11; 6-8 p.m., opens

•Monday-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

•Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande

www.eou.edu/art/nightingale-gallery

Free. Features the work of Florida couple Michael and Aneka Ingold. Runs through Feb. 8. Also, a public talk about their artwork Thursday, Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. in Huber Auditorium.

First Draft Writers’ Series

•Thursday, Jan. 17; 7 p.m.

•Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St.

www.pendletonarts.org

Free. Features headliner Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel, followed by short open mic sessions for audience members.

MUSIC

Oldies Night in Milton-Freewater

•Saturday, Jan. 5; 7 p.m.

•Wesley Methodist Church, 816 S. Main St., Milton-Freewater.

Free. BJ the DJ spins tunes from 1959. Come an hour early for bonus songs.

Rumour 6

•Saturday, Jan. 5; 8 p.m. No cover

•Wildhorse Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, off I-84 Exit 216, Mission.

Live Music Thursday-Tyler Brooks

•Thursday, Jan. 10; 7-9 p.m. No Cover.

•40 Taps, 337 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton

Decade X

•Friday, Jan. 11 Saturday, Jan. 12; 8 p.m. No cover

•Wildhorse Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, off I-84 Exit 216, Mission.

Tunesmith Night

•Saturday, Jan. 12; 7 p.m.

•Sugar Time Bakery, 107 N. River St., Enterprise

www.wvmusicalliance.org

$10. All ages. Wallowa Valley Music Alliance monthly series features three original songwriters, including Pendleton’s James Dean Kindle. Food service available; people may bring their own adult beverages.

Max Hay

•Saturday, Jan. 12; 9 p.m.

•Hamley Steakhouse & Saloon, 8 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton

No cover. Performing blues and Irish music.

Elwood Haney

•Wednesday, Jan. 16; 7 p.m.

•Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co., 403 S. Main St., Pendleton

No Cover. All ages.

Live Music Thursday-Wasteland Kings

•Thursday, Jan. 17; 7-9 p.m.

•40 Taps, 337 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton

No cover. The La Grande-based band brings rock ‘n’ roll.

Scott Wilson

•Friday, Jan. 18; 9 p.m. No Cover.

•Hamley Steakhouse & Saloon, 8 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton

Live Music Thursday-JJ Hill

•Thursday, Jan. 24; 7-9 p.m. No cover.

•40 Taps, 337 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton

NIGHT LIFE

Saturday Night Trivia

•Saturdays; 9 p.m.

•Midway Bar & Grill, 1750 N. First St., Hermiston

Free. Show what you know for fun and prizes.

Karaoke w/DJ David

•Saturdays; 8 p.m.

•Riverside Sports Bar, 1501 Sixth St., Umatilla

Shriners Charity Pool Tournament

•Saturday, Jan. 19; 2 p.m.

•Midway Bar & Grill, 1750 N. First St., Hermiston

$10/person. Hermiston Desert Shrine Club benefit for the Shriners hospital in Portland. Also features a raffle. (541-567-5180).

Wino Wednesdays

•Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m.

•Echo Ridge Cellars, 551 N. Thielsen St., Echo

Karaoke at the Packard

•1st/3rd Wednesday, 9 p.m.-midnight

•The Packard Tavern, 118 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton

No cover.

Wine Wednesday

•Wednesday, Jan. 9, 5-7 p.m.

•The Gathering Place at Bellinger’s, 1823 S. Highway 395, Hermiston

No cover. Features tasting and music.

Thirsty Thursdays

•Third Thursday; 6 p.m.

•Midway Bar & Grill, 1750 N. First St., Hermiston

No cover. Hosts a local brewery offering tastings and food pairings.

LOL Comedy Jam

•Thursdays; 8 p.m.

•Wildhorse Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, off I-84 Exit 216, Mission.

No cover. Jan. 10: Vanessa Dawn, Travis Nelson; Jan. 17: Tyler Boeh, Jeremy Coughlan

Wine tasting

•Fridays, 4-8 p.m.

•Sno Road Winery, 111 W. Main St., Echo.

Karaoke w/DJ David

•Fridays; 8 p.m.

•Riverside Sports Bar, 1501 Sixth St., Umatilla

DJ and dancing

•Fridays, 8 p.m.

•The Pheasant, 149 E. Main St., Hermiston

Karaoke

•Fridays; 9 p.m.

•Midway Tavern, 1750 N. First St., Hermiston

Cimmi’s Late Night Martini Lounge

•Fridays; 9 p.m.-midnight

•Virgil’s at Cimmiyotti’s, 137 S. Main St., Pendleton

No cover. Features martinis, mixology and music.

THEATER, STAGE, FILM & LECTURES

“Speakeasy Murder Mystery”

•Saturday, Feb. 9; 6 p.m.

•Pendleton Underground Tours, 31 S.W. Emigrant Ave.

www.pendletonundergroundtours.org

$75/21-and-older. Reservations required. Interactive event also features food/beverages catered by Oregon Grain Growers Brand Distillery. (541-276-0730).

HOT TICKETS

•Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band. Feb. 2, Moda Center, Portland. Tickets ($49-$125+) via www.ticketmaster.com

•The Rolling Stones. No Filter Tour. May 22, CenturyLink Field, Seattle. Tickets ($94-$494+) via www.ticketmaster.com

•Jackalope Jamboree. June 29, Happy Canyon Arena, Pendleton. Early bird tickets ($35-$55+) via www.brownpapertickets.com

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