July 27: North Powder Huckleberry Festival

This annual event celebrates the delicious wild huckleberry which grows in surrounding mountains. A community breakfast and all-school reunion kicks it off the event from 7-10:30 a.m., the parade follows at 11 a.m., craft and food vendors, entertainment, a huckleberry dessert contest and auction, activities and games for kids, a fire station barbecue and more. The Huckleberry Hot-Rod Show-n-Shine is held in conjunction with the festival. A truly unique small town festival.

For more information, contact Sue, 541-898-3000, or dehaas.suzie@gmail.com

When: Last Saturday in July
Location: Second Street and Old Oregon Trail in North Powder, Oregon

7 to 10 a.m.     PVHS All-School Reunion Breakfast (everyone’s welcome!)
8 a.m.    Huckleberry Hustle 5 or 10k Fun Run/Walk
8 a.m. to 9 a.m.     Car Show Registration
10 a.m.     Craft and Food vendors and Wolf Creek Grange Food open
10 a.m.     Parade Line-up
11 a.m.     Festival Parade

Noon – 5     Live entertainment at city park
12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.     Huckleberry Hot-Rod Show-n-Shine (8 categories)
1 p.m.     Huckleberry Dessert Contest judging begins
1 p.m.     Kid’s games begin
2 p.m.     Hot-Rod Show-n-Shine Awards

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.     NP Rural Fire Department BBQ Dinner
6 p.m.     Huckleberry Dessert Contest Auction at fire station
8 p.m.     Street Dance