BAKER CITY – (Release from the Bureau of Land Management) The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is bringing two special shows to Baker City this weekend!
In a special First Friday performance, interpretive educator Mike Follin will portray immigrant Sean O’Shaughnessy, sharing his story in “Saints Preserve Us! The Irish in America,” at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Crossroads Carnegie Arts Center, 2020 Auburn Ave., Baker City, Ore.
Next up is Dr. Balthasar’s Traveling Medicine Show peddling elixirs and gossip just like any good doctor along the Oregon Trail at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, at Geiser Pollman Park, 1723 Madison St., Baker City, Ore. Whether you come for a cure or just curiosity, Follin is sure to entertain!
All programs are free and family friendly.
And of course, while you’re on the trail, check out NHOTIC’s temporary Oregon Trail exhibit at Baker Heritage Museum, 2480 Grove St., Baker City. For more information, call 541-523-1843.