PENDLETON - One new event, the Collectors West Gun and Knife Show, accounted for two thirds of the attendance at the Pendleton Convention Center in August.

Through August, attendance at convention center events this year has totaled 56,513, down 8.4 percent from 61,700 during the same period a year ago.

Attendance

Aug. 3, Umatilla County 4-H Style Show, 300*

Aug. 11, Pendleton Community Job Fair, 300

Aug. 17, Round-Up Parents Party, 310*

Aug. 18, OSAA coaches, athletic directors meeting, 40*

Aug. 23-24, Oregon Department of Education, 45

Aug. 25, ODOT ramp concepts meeting, 50

Aug. 25, City of Pendleton training, 50

Aug. 28-29, Collectors West Gun, Knife Show, 2,000

Total: 3,095

Calendar

Oct. 1-2, Friends of the Library Book Sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.*

Oct. 2, St. Anthony Nursing School Reunion, 5:30-10:30 p.m.*

Oct. 8, City of Pendleton, Japanese officials, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 9, Businessmen's Fellowship, 6:30-10 p.m.*

Oct. 12, Round-Up Republican Women, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.*

Oct. 14, Pryor Seminars - Dealing with Difficult People, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.*

Oct. 16-17, Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.*

Oct. 19, Lifeline Screening, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.*

Oct. 19, Campaign for Equal Justice - Legal Aide Services of Oregon, 6-10 p.m.

Oct. 20-22, Vegetation Management Conference, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m.-noon Friday.

Oct. 23, Marine Band Concert, 7-10 p.m.

Oct. 26, Umatilla-Morrow Education Service District Material Caravan, 8 a.m.-noon.

Oct. 27, U.S. Forest Service plan revision conference, 6-9 p.m.

Oct. 28-29, UMESD literacy training, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Oct. 29, Dentist's management workshop, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Oct. 30, Oktoberfest - Historical Society, 6-11 p.m.*

Oct. 31, Halloween Party, afternoon.*

*Return events

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