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Oregon East Symphony Mix It Up Fundraiser

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The Oregon East Symphony annual fundraiser event for this year will be "Mix It Up!", to be held at Oregon Grain Growers Distillery on Saturday, May 20th at 6pm.

Symphony board members and musicians have teamed up with Oregon Grain Growers to craft a series of cocktails based on musical in-jokes. The cocktails, along with local beer and wine, will be complimented by a meal of hearty hors d'oeuvres that includes BBQ pulled pork.

Mix It Up! will also feature both a live and a Dutch auction. Auction items include:

- A getaway package to Alpenfest in Joseph
- A mosaicked birdbath by Tammy Burnett
- A Wildhorse Casino stay and play package
- Round trip tickets for two on Boutique Air
- A watercolor painting by Hyon Fielding
- Round-Up/Happy Canyon tickets
- A getaway package to Leavenworth, WA
- A weekend stay at a Pelican Bay beach house

Live musical entertainment for the evening will be provided by the Equinox Jazz Quartet featuring Emily Muller Callender (piano, vocals), Andy Cary (alto sax), Alan Feves (bass), and Andy Steele (drums) and the Eastern Oregon Community Big Band under the direction of Andy Cary. The Eastern Oregon Big Band features musicians from across the region of northeastern Oregon/southeastern Washington, many of whom who are music educators, including Aaron Engum, Jill Scanlan, Mike Agidius, Peter Willis, Daniel Groseclos, Richard Simon, David Chorazy, Jill Scanlan, Josh Freeman, Dan Allen, Brad Rosema, Darren Dutto, Bill Gilbert, and Steve Muller.

Proceeds go towards funding the Oregon East Symphony's concert and education programing.

Tickets are available at the Symphony Office (345 SW 4th), Pendleton Art & Frame (36 SW Court Ave), Oregon Grain Growers Distillery and at the door.

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12:00 PM12:00

Pendleton Downtown Comes Alive

Come enjoy the best of Downtown Pendleton with your friends and families! Featuring live music, special drinks, and unique promotions.


The distillery will be serving cocktails outside of The Great Pacific in the beer garden from 12PM on. See you there!

Calliope from the Main Street Cowboys from 3-6
Period actors from College Community Theatre strolling downtown
10% off any guitar purchase at Pendleton Music Company
20-25% off at ReRide Pendleton Oregon Resale Western Store and Boutique
Cookies at JCPenney
Beer garden and live music at Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co.
Live music at New York Richie's Pendleton
Entire store 20% off at Antiques And Art on Main
Live music featuring the Wheatlanders at Sister's Cafe
Special children's activity from the Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon
20% off the entire store at Bella Cosa
Winemaker Dave Harvey from Bergevin Lane Vineyards will be offering tasting and info at The Pendleton Coffee Bean & Bistro "PCB" 1:00-5:00!
Food and drink specials at Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub
Join Oregon East Symphony & Chorale at Oregon Grain Growers Brand Distillery for Mix It Up! at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Pendleton Center for the Arts will offer a FREE youth class 9:30-10:15 and a FREE 'Hip and Handmade' class from 11:00-12:00 noon! In addition, they'll have a special surprise downtown at 1:00!
Pick up some special essential oils at Sunshine Gourmet Shoppe
Loftus Jewelers / The Boutique will offer an in-house discount
Rolling Stone Bakery will have their famous pretzels!

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12:00 PM12:00

March for Science

Join us for a good cause at Roy Raley Park in Pendleton Oregon where you can participate in a local science fair, enjoy good food and drinks. More Info


Confirmed Food and Drinks
BMCC Leaderships students- BBQ
Milton Pizza-Pizza including veggie
Great Pacific-Beer Garden
Oregon Grain Growers Brand Distillery

Confirmed Entertainment
Members of the Oregon East Symphony
Bluegrass Pickup Group

Confirmed Booths and Demonstrations
Pendleton Parks and Recreation and US Forest Service Annual Tree Giveaway
CTUIR Fisheries Habitat Program
EOC3 Climate Change

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12:00 PM12:00


Come celebrate the grand opening of Pendleton’s first craft distillery. We are offering free tastings, tours, and food. There will also be games, prizes and the ability to try our new Ouragon Vodka and ACME Corn Whiskey in a signaturecocktail. Come celebrate and take a few bottles home to share with your friends, Neighbors, and family. See you soon!

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7:30 PM19:30

City Girl

In collaboration with the Eastern Oregon Film Festival: a live soundtrack by Pacific Northwest composer John Paul set to a silent film shot in Umatilla County called City Girl.

We will be serving themed cocktails during the reception. Come down and enjoy the show and some cocktails. See you there!

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3:00 PM15:00

Pendleton Farmers Market

We will be attending the Pendleton Farmer's Market every Friday afternoon from August until late October. Come down for a free tasting of our Ouragon Vodka and ACME Corn Whiskey. Hear about our story and take home some outerwear and a bottle or two.

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to Jul 23

Open House

nnouncing an OPEN HOUSE at the distillery this weekend! We will have a beer garden serving local Prodigal Son beer and running distillery tours every 30min!Merchandise will be available for purchase.

Friday 7/22 - 6pm-8pm (last tour at 8pm)
Saturday 7/23 - 11am-6pm (last tour at 6pm)

Come check out the action before we officially open! #drinkoregon#PendletonBikeWeek

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12:00 PM12:00

Still Raising Party


We have some invites to hand out for this weekend. Are you going to be around Pendleton Saturday afternoon?

We are building our still and having a little celebration in its honor. If you are interested in coming down and learning more about what we are doing shoot us a message. Spots are limited so act fast.

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