2014 Spring / Summer Events
March is designated as National Women’s History Month to ensure that the history of American women will be recognized and celebrated in schools, workplaces, and communities throughout the country. To celebrate this occassion, Gwen Trice will be presenting her documentary "The Logger's Daughter", at the Josephy Center 7 PM, with a special discussion afterwards.
Maxville Heritage invites her Portland friends to travel back in time, into the woods, to Oregon's NE Corner. Come to the World Forestry Center from 5-7 PM, enjoy appetizers and libations, and find out more about our rural traditions, cultural connections, and heritage landmarks.
This bus tour will take place from the Josephy Center for Arts & Culture in the afternoon. Details forthcoming.
Renowned author Gregory Nokes will be giving a lecture on behalf of his most recent historical publication: "Breaking Trails: Slavery on Trail in the Oregon Territory." Gwen Trice will be supplementing this event with a presentation of her own titled "Jim Crow & Beyond in Wallowa County." This event will be hosted by Fishtrap. Event time to be announced shortly.
Maxville Heritage will have a booth at the 10th annual Wallowa Resources Watershed Festival. Music, food, and fun for kids! 11 AM - 4 PM.
SAVE THE DATE: 6TH ANNUAL MAXVILLE GATHERING - JUNE 28TH, 2014 - Hosted by the Wallowa Band Nez Perce Interpretive Center. Joins us for a fun-filled day for the whole family! Mule drawn tours, guest storyteller, live music, kid's booths, great local food, local vendors and more!
Time: 10 am - 4pm
Place: Wallowa Nez Perce Homeland Site - At the edge of the Wallowa River, 1/8 mile East of Wallowa, Oregon. Federal and private funding purchased the Wallowa Homelands site - a total of 320 acres. We thank the Wallowa Band Nez Perce Center for their generous support!