Announcements and Upcoming Events
Saturday, November 9th – 1 p.m.: Heppner Mustangs Football will be hosting the first playoff game against Reedsport Charter. Plan on coming out and supporting our team! Concessions will be available!
Saturday, November 9th “Celebrating Our Military – USO, HERE WE GO” Event – 6-8:30 p.m.: Inland Northwest Musicians and the ARC have revived the 1940’s Era of the USO will be held at 215 W. Orchard in Hermiston. You are invited to join General Raymond F. Rees, along with other local military and friends for an evening of stories, music, dancing, camaraderie and refreshments and to remember the years that the “USO” was the hub for service men and women. A collection of WWII memorabilia will be on display for your viewing pleasure. For more information, contact Louis and Betty Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-676-5302.
Saturday, November 16th – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Ione Holiday Bazaar at the Ione Legion Hall. Plan on checking out the holiday bazaar hosted by the Ione American Legion Auxiliary; coffee and breakfast pastries will be available in the morning, with lunch of homemade soup, roll and dessert for $5. Vendor tables are available for $10. Contact Becky Rietmann at 541-422-7230 or Sharon Rietmann at 541-422-7437.
Monday, November 25 – Thursday, December 19th: All participating businesses will be giving out “Rewards Cards” in conjunction with our Heppner Chamber Christmas Event scheduled for Thursday, December 19th. These “Rewards Cards” cannot be used for payment on account, but for purchases only.
Thursday, December 5th – Merchants’ Holiday Open House with extended store hours: The day will start with a merchants’ open house/customer appreciation until 7 p.m. The evening events start at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting of the Christmas tree by the Post Office, local children decorating the tree with their homemade ornaments and carolers walking around downtown. Santa will be set up inside the Senior Center, so bring your cameras!
Thursday, December 19th – Heppner Chamber Christmas Event – 6 p.m., at the Morrow County Fairgrounds: Start collecting your “Rewards Cards” when you shop locally at participating merchants. Plan on bringing them out and entering in the prizes you want to be drawn for, enjoy a good meal catered by a local merchant, pictures with Santa, and participate in the penny board and raffle items and try to get a reward or two from Scrooge!