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Tenino Oregon Trail Days July 26-28, 2024

Organizers
Tenino Area Chamber of Commerce
Email   3608783835
Website: Tenino Area Chamber of Commerce
Next Schedule (Daily)
Venue
Tenino City Park, 309 Park Avenue East, Tenino, 98579
Tel: 3608783835


About This Event

Tenino to host the 57th Annual Oregon Trail Days Celebration July 26-28, 2024, in Tenino City Park, and Downtown Tenino

Tenino Oregon Trail Days are coordinated annually by the Tenino Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Tenino, Tenino Community Service Center Food Bank Plus, South Thurston County Historical Society, Tenino Lions Club, Washington Agate, and Mineral Society, South Thurston Fire and EMS, Tenino Young-At-Heart Theatre, Tenino Farmers Market, Tenino Timberland Library, 90 Ten Training Academy, Briar Cottage Quilting Fabrics and Notions and Colvin Ranch.

The festival will feature Tenino Lions Club Grand Parade, Cascadia Country with the Pioneer Village with 31 hands-on activities for families including, the 30th Annual WAMS Rock & Gem Rendezvous, the Cascadiens, Dutch Oven Society and Mountain Man Rendezvous, The Tenino Depot Museum Oregon Trail Experience, Food Booths, Arts and Crafts Vendors, Live Entertainment, Oregon Trail Days Quilt Show, Tenino Young-At-Heart Theatre production of State Fair, Creekside Conservancy Salmon Bake, Tenino Timberland Library Book Sale, VFW and American Legion Opening and Closing Flag Ceremonies and presentation of Arms, South Thurston Fire and EMS Demonstrations and Dunk Tank, Gospel Sunday Community Worship Service in the Park, Tenino Music Festival and, Thurston Community Media Interviews, Capital City 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. Plan to check out the playground equipment, three pump tracks, trails, and the Tenino Quarry Pool while you are at the festival.

Thank you to our Sponsors: Lucky Eagle Casino, Thurston County Lodging Tax Committee, Puget Sound Energy, Hallett, Conklin, Whitworth Edward Jones Financial Management Team, Tenino Timberland Regional Library, Colleen Casey Farmers Insurance, Briar Cottage Quilting Fabrics and Notions, Tenino Market Fresh, Timberland Bank, Scatter Creek Aerials, and Tenino Tabs and Titles.

Schedule of Events (Tentative Subject to Change)

Thursday, July 25, 2023

Tenino Young-At Heart Theatre presents Rodger & Hammerstein’s State Fair at 7:00 p.m. at Tenino High School. Show times are Weekdays at 7:00 p.m., Weekends at 2:00 p.m., and Pay-What-You-Can on July 31st. Adults $15, Students & Seniors $13 for tickets and more information visit https://teninoyoungathearttheatre.org/events/  

Friday, July 26, 2023

Information Center staffed by the Tenino Community Service Center Food Bank Plus 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tenino VFW Post 5878 Opening Flag Ceremony 10:00 a.m. at the War Memorial

Join the Tenino VFW and American Legion at the Memorial Wall for an opening Flag Ceremony. National Anthem sung by Mayra Pena.

Introducing Cascadia Country, located on the Ball Fields near the Blue Pump Track in the Tenino City Park. It will be home to Pioneer Village, WAMS Rock & Gem Rendezvous, Dutch Oven Society, Cascadiens, and Primitives Mountain Man Rendezvous.

Pioneer Village 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Pioneer Village Hands-on Activities at the Depot Museum- The best edutainment festival for families to share the experiences of what life was like for pioneers more than 100+ years ago.

  1. Axe Handle Making with a draw knife- Visitors will use a draw knife to shave a limb until you make it into an axe handle.
  2. Antler Jewelry- Visitors will cut antlers into pieces. Drill holes in it, put string through hole and wear around neck as a necklace.
  3. Arrowhead Carving-Visitors will learn about Arrowheads and the opportunity to carve one out of wax.
  4. Bike Tool Sharpening-
  5. Blacksmithing- The exhibit will include heating iron in a forge and shaping it by pounding it.
  6. Candle Making- Visitors will dip strings into melted wax and make a candle. Supplies provided by Swan Candles.
  7. Cascadien Group- They are in costume and set up a primitive camp and bring several different activities to share with visitors.
  8. Cedar Post and rail making- Visitors will be invited to drive wedges into a log and then continue to drive other wedges down the log, eventually the log splits, and rails and posts are created.
  9. Cedar Shake Making- Visitors will drive a Froe (or Frow) shake axe into a cedar block. Then pull back on the handle and a shake breaks off from the block.
  10. Cedar Bark- Rope-making exhibit.
  11. Corn Husk Dolls- Visitors will take the husk of corn and build small dolls with it.
  12. Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration- Visitors will sample a variety of treats that have been cooked in a Dutch Oven and learn about the process of cooking with it.
  13. Electric and Bicycle Sharpener displays- Visitors will sit and push pedals to turn the large round stone and witness axes and knives being sharpened.
  14. Gardening- How to garden demonstration and children will plant seeds.
  15. Lashing Sticks- Visitors will learn how to use twine to lash together sticks or poles to create features.
  16. Log Cabin Notching- Visitors will learn how to place a log on a sawhorse, saw two cuts and then take a mallet and a wood chisel and carve out a notch.
  17. Log cutting with a Crosscut Saw- Visitors will place a log onto sawhorses, then two people will take the crosscut saw and pull back and forth to cut the log.
  18. Lumber Making with Carpenters Adze- Visitors will learn to lay a log on the ground, straddle the log and use an Adze moving backwards to chip the log to make one side flat, continue on all sides and the piece becomes lumber.
  19. Old Fashioned Toys- Visitors are invited to play with several different old toys used in the 1800’s.
  20. OHOP Pioneer Farm Activities- Visitors are invited to try out many different farm activities from the OHOP Valley near Eatonville.
  21. Pitchwood Fire Starter- Visitors will learn the history of Pitchwood and how it comes from an old stump in the middle of the woods. They will shave off several pieces and show how it can start a fire.
  22. Primitives- Mountain Man Rendezvous
  23. Rope Making- Visitors will use a 100-year-old device to twist three strings of twine to make it into rope.
  24. Textile Activities- Connect paper squares with designs and make a paper quilt.
  25. Trading Post- Display of a variety of old and unique items that people can provide a donation for and take the item home.
  26. Washing Clothes with a Scrub Board and Wringer- Visitors will put clothes in a tub of soap and water, use the scrub board to clean them and then rinse the clothes in clean water, use the wringer to get rid of the water and then hang the clothes to dry.
  27. Wood Carving/Whittling- Visitors will use a pocketknife to carve and whittle on a stick to create a walking stick.
  28. Wood Chisel Carving- Learn to carve on Alder wood to make sculptures.
  29. Woodworking Station- Visitors try out a number of old carpentry tools including hand drills, hammers, nail pullers and planner.
  30. Wood Carving- Use wood fine tools to make things out of pine boards.

WAMS Rock & Gem Rendezvous 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Washington Agate and Mineral Society, the state’s oldest organized rock club, is hosting its 30th Annual Rock, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Show in conjunction with Tenino's Oregon Trail Days celebration. The show is educational and fun for all ages. Who does not like rocks? The show is a wonderful way to introduce your kids to science through geology. Admission to the show is free and is in the Tenino City Park in Cascadia Country on the ball fields near the Blue Pump Track. The hours of the show are 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Friday, July 26th, and Saturday, July 27th; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday, July 28th. Nearly twenty vendors will be selling a wide variety of rocks and minerals, jewelry, beads, gems, crystals, fossils, and lapidary equipment for rock cutting, polishing, etc. The club will have its beloved spinning wheel and door prize tickets for sale. Several demonstrators will be showing on-showing how to make stone arrowheads, knives, beads, and cabochons. There will also be demonstrations of rock polishing and sterling silver wire-wrapping.

The Tenino Depot Museum's Oregon Trail Experience 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The experience will feature hands-on activities and historical displays that will take you back to when the Oregon Trail came through Tenino. Visit the museum, pick up a scavenger hunt, and adventure down the Old Oregon Trail.  Friday through Sunday.

Food, Arts & Craft Vendors 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. coordinated by the Tenino Community Service Center Food Bank Plus, stop by the information booth for a free piece of Cake to Celebrate their 40th Anniversary. Food vendors include Riley Novelty Sales Ice Cream, Shy'z Lunch, Squish & Shake Lemonade, Tony's Ynot Italian, Kreative Kettle Corn, Lone Tree Coffee Co., LLC, Bigfoot BBQ, and Trailer Smash. More than 40 Arts, Crafts, and Commercial Vendors will participate as well.

Oregon Trail Days Quilt Show coordinated by Briar Cottage Quilting Fabrics and Notions 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. in the Quarry House. Wanted Quilts for Display, please call 360-264-5759 for more information. Raffle Prizes and People Choice Awards will take place.

Fine Art, Facepainting, and Make and Take Art by Teresa M Staal-Cowley 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. near the Depot Museum

Tenino Quarry Pool open Noon-5:00 p.m.

Live Entertainment 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Open Mic, if you would like to sign up to perform this day, please contact George Sharp, Oregon Trail Days coordinator at 360-878-3835.

Tenino Eagles Oregon Trail Days - Dinner & Bands - Burgers at 5:00 p.m.: Kick off your evening with our mouth-watering burgers, hot off the grill. Dancing at 8:00 PM: Get ready to hit the dance floor as the Backlash Band rocks the stage Open to the Public

Tenino Music Festival 500 p.m.- 11:30 p.m. at Tenino City Park

Headliner – Joel Gibson Jr, Opening Acts Include: Kyle and Darrin Band, Grooveyard, Jayme Cajimat,

Capital City 3on3 Team Check-In: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 27, 2023

Capital City 3on3 Games: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Dunk Contest 12:00 p.m.

Information Center staffed by the Tenino Community Service Center Food Bank Plus 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WAMS Rock & Gem Rendezvous 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Washington Agate and Mineral Society, the state’s oldest organized rock club, is hosting its 30th Annual Rock, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Show in conjunction with Tenino's Oregon Trail Days celebration. The show is educational and fun for all ages. Who does not like rocks? The show is a wonderful way to introduce your kids to science through geology. Admission to the show is free and is in the Tenino City Park in Cascadia Country on the ball fields near the Blue Pump Track. The hours of the show are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27th, and Saturday, July 27th; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 28th. Nearly twenty vendors will be selling a wide variety of rocks and minerals, jewelry, beads, gems, crystals, fossils, and lapidary equipment for rock cutting, polishing, etc. The club will have its beloved spinning wheel and door prize tickets for sale. Several demonstrators will on-site be showing how to make stone arrowheads, knives, beads, and cabochons. There will also be demonstrations of rock polishing and sterling silver wire-wrapping.

Pioneer Village 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Pioneer Village Hands-on Activities at the Depot Museum- The best edutainment festival for families to share the experiences of what life was like for pioneers more than 100+ years ago.

  1. Axe Handle Making with a draw knife- Visitors will use a draw knife to shave a limb until you make it into an axe handle.
  2. Antler Jewelry- Visitors will cut antlers into pieces. Drill holes in it, put string through the hole, and wear it around the neck as a necklace.
  3. Arrowhead Carving-Visitors will learn about Arrowheads and the opportunity to carve one out of wax.
  4. Bike Tool Sharpening-
  5. Blacksmithing- The exhibit will include heating iron in a forge and shaping it by pounding it.
  6. Candle Making- Visitors will dip strings into melted wax and make a candle. Supplies are provided by Swan Candles.
  7. Cascadien Group- They are in costume and set up a primitive camp and bring several different activities to share with visitors.
  8. Cedar Post and rail making- Visitors will be invited to drive wedges into a log and then continue to drive other wedges down the log, eventually the log splits and rails and posts are created.
  9. Cedar Shake Making- Visitors will drive a Froe (or Frow) shake axe into a cedar block. Then pull back on the handle and a shake breaks off from the block.
  10. Cedar Bark- Rope making exhibit.
  11. Corn Husk Dolls- Visitors will take the husk of corn and build small dolls with it.
  12. Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration- Visitors will sample a variety of treats that have been cooked in a Dutch Oven and learn about the process of cooking with it.
  13. Electric and Bicycle Sharpener displays- Visitors will sit and push pedals to turn the large round stone and witness axes and knives being sharpened.
  14. Gardening- How to garden demonstration and children will plant seeds.
  15. Lashing Sticks- Visitors will learn how to use twine to lash together sticks or poles to create features.
  16. Log Cabin Notching- Visitors will learn how to place a log on a sawhorse, saw two cuts and then take a mallet and a wood chisel and carve out a notch.
  17. Log cutting with a Crosscut Saw- Visitors will place a log onto sawhorses, then two people will take the crosscut saw and pull back and forth to cut the log.
  18. Lumber Making with Carpenters Adze- Visitors will learn to lay a log on the ground, straddle the log and use an Adze moving backwards to chip the log to make one side flat, continue on all sides and the piece becomes lumber.
  19. Old Fashioned Toys- Visitors are invited to play with several different old toys used in the 1800’s.
  20. OHOP Pioneer Farm Activities- Visitors are invited to try out many different farm activities from the OHOP Valley near Eatonville.
  21. Pitchwood Fire Starter- Visitors will learn the history of Pitchwood and how it comes from an old stump in the middle of the woods. They will shave off several pieces and show how it can start a fire.
  22. Primitives- Mountain Man Rendezvous
  23. Rope Making- Visitors will use a 100-year-old device to twist three strings of twine to make it into rope.
  24. Textile Activities- Connect paper squares with designs and make a paper quilt.
  25. Trading Post- Display of a variety of old and unique items that people can provide a donation for and take the item home.
  26. Washing Clothes with a Scrub Board and Wringer- Visitors will put clothes in a tub of soap and water, use the scrub board to clean them and then rinse the clothes in clean water, use the wringer to get rid of the water and then hang the clothes to dry.
  27. Wood Carving/Whittling- Visitors will use a pocketknife to carve and whittle on a stick to create a walking stick.
  28. Wood Chisel Carving- Learn to carve on Alder wood to make sculptures.
  29. Woodworking Station- Visitors try out several old carpentry tools including hand drills, hammers, nail pullers, and planner.
  30. Wood Carving- Use wood fine tools to make things out of pine boards.

The Tenino Depot Museum presents the Oregon Trail Days Experience 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., learn what life was like for those who came through the area during the Oregon Trail Day period.

Food, Arts & Craft Vendors 10:00 am-5:00 pm coordinated by the Tenino Community Service Center Food Bank Plus, stop by the Information Booth for a free piece of Cake to Celebrate their 40th Anniversary. Food vendors include Meggie’s Lumpia LLC, Riley Novelty Sales Ice Cream, Shy'z Lunch, Squish & Shake Lemonade, Tony's Ynot Italian, Kreative Kettle Corn, Lone Tree Coffee Co., LLC, Bigfoot BBQ, and Trailer Smash. More than 40 Arts, Crafts, and Commercial Vendors will participate as well.

Oregon Trail Days Quilt Show coordinated by Briar Cottage Quilting Fabrics and Notions 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Quarry House. Wanted Quilts for Display, please call 360-264-5759 for more information. Raffle Prizes and People Choice Awards will take place.

Tenino Farmer’s Market (Olympia Street) Saturday, July 23 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. *Blue Ribbon Pie Contest Day 1:00 p.m.

Fine Art, Facepainting, and Make and Take Art by Teresa M Staal-Cowley 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. near the Depot Museum

Tenino Lions Club Grand Parade- 10:45 a.m., on Sussex Avenue

Coordinated by the Tenino Lions Club and led by the Tenino Motorcycle Drill Team. The Parade is one of the many highlights of Tenino's Oregon Trail Days and includes the Grand Marshal, Citizen of the Year, Dignitaries, Royalty from other Festivals, High School Bands, Floats, Horses, and cool cars. The parade announcers are Eric Schwartz Editor-in-Chief of the Chronicle and Nisqually Valley News, and Aaron VanTuyl Associate Editor. They are the host of the News Dump Podcast.

Creekside Conservancy Traditional Salmon Bake, Saturday, July 27, 2024, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., near the Quarry Pool lawn. Enjoy delicious Salmon and sides prepared by the Chehalis Tribe and Lucky Eagle Casino. $15 per person/ Flavored Sparkling water available for purchase. The proceeds go to support the Creekside Conservancy's efforts to provide safe and healthy habitat for flora and fauna.

Tenino Quarry Pool open Noon-5:00 p.m.

Live Entertainment Quarry House Stage Noon-5:00 p.m.

Noon- 2:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Tenino Timberland Library: Jon Lee, a 4th Generation, American Born Chinese, Pacific Northwest native son who crafts and presents songs that connect people, places, and stories.

3:00 p.m., - 5:00 p.m. Off Boulevard, Close harmony is the trademark of Off Boulevard's vocal style. Swing and jazz standards from the 30's, 40's and 50's.

South Thurston Fire and EMS Dunk Tank Noon – 4:00 p.m. near the Quarry House

Tenino Young-At Heart Theatre presents Rodger & Hammerstein’s State Fair at 2:00 p.m. at Tenino High School. Weekdays 7:00 p.m., Weekends 2:00 p.m., Pay-What-You-Can July 31st. Adults $15, Students & Seniors $13 for tickets and more information visit https://teninoyoungathearttheatre.org/events/ 

Tenino Eagles Oregon Trail Days - Dinner & Band - Presidential Prime Rib Dinner at 5:00 p.m., $25 Non-members, $20 Members, Dancing at 8:00 p.m., Get ready to dance the night away as Nick Cain, Billy Shew, and the Sole Providers light up the stage with their amazing performance of country and classic rock music! Open to the Public.

Tenino Music Festival 5:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. at Tenino City Park

Headliners: Olson Bros Band, Opening Acts Include Luke, and Kaylee, Head Over Feet, and Kyle Murdock

Sunday, July 28, 2023

Capital City 3on3 Games: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., 3-Point Contest 12:00 p.m.

Information Center staffed by the Tenino Community Service Center Food Bank Plus 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WAMS Rock & Gem Rendezvous 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Washington Agate and Mineral Society, the state’s oldest organized rock club, is hosting its 30th Annual Rock, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Show in conjunction with Tenino's Oregon Trail Days celebration. The show is educational and fun for all ages. Who does not like rocks? The show is a wonderful way to introduce your kids to science through geology. Admission to the show is free and is in the Tenino City Park in Cascadia Country on the ball fields near the Blue Pump Track. The hours of the show are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27th, and Saturday, July 27th; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 28th. Nearly twenty vendors will be selling a wide variety of rocks and minerals, jewelry, beads, gems, crystals, fossils and lapidary equipment for rock cutting, polishing, etc. The club will have its beloved spinning wheel and door prize tickets for sale. Several demonstrators will be showing on-showing how to make stone arrowheads, knives, beads, and cabochons. There will also be demonstrations of rock polishing and sterling silver wire-wrapping.

The Tenino Depot Museum's Oregon Trail Experience 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The experience will feature hands-on activities and historical displays that will take you back to when the Oregon Trail came through Tenino. Visit the museum, pick up a scavenger hunt, and adventure down the Old Oregon Trail. Friday through Sunday.

Food, Arts & Craft Vendors 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. coordinated by the Tenino Community Service Center Food Bank Plus, stop by the Information Booth for a free piece of Cake to Celebrate their 40th Anniversary. Food vendors Riley Novelty Sales Ice Cream, Shy'z Lunch, Squish & Shake Lemonade, Tony's Ynot Italian, Kreative Kettle corn, Lone Tree Coffee Co., LLC, Bigfoot BBQ, and Trailer Smash. More than 40 Arts, Crafts, and Commercial Vendors will participate as well.

Oregon Trail Days Quilt Show coordinated by Briar Cottage Quilting Fabrics and Notions 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Quarry House. Wanted Quilts for Display, please call 360-264-5759 for more information. Raffle Prizes and People Choice Awards will take place.

Community Worship Service in the Park at the Quarry House Stage 10:30 a.m.

Led by the First Presbyterian Church of Tenino

Pioneer Village 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Pioneer Village Hands-on Activities at the Depot Museum- The best edutainment festival for families to share the experiences of what life was like for pioneers more than 100+ years ago.

  1. Axe Handle Making with a draw knife- Visitors will use a draw knife to shave a limb until you make it into an axe handle.
  2. Antler Jewelry- Visitors will cut antlers into pieces. Drill holes in it, put string through the hole, and wear it around the neck as a necklace.
  3. Arrowhead Carving-Visitors will learn about Arrowheads and the opportunity to carve one out of wax.
  4. Bike Tool Sharpening-
  5. Blacksmithing- The exhibit will include heating iron in a forge and shaping it by pounding it.
  6. Candle Making- Visitors will dip strings into melted wax and make a candle. Supplies provided by Swan Candles.
  7. Cascadien Group- They are in costume and set up a primitive camp and bring a number of different activities to share with visitors.
  8. Cedar Post and rail making- Visitors will be invited to drive wedges into a log and then continue to drive other wedges down the log, eventually the log splits and rails and posts are created.
  9. Cedar Shake Making- Visitors will drive a Froe (or Frow) shake axe into a cedar block. Then pull back on the handle and a shake breaks off from the block.
  10. Cedar Bark- Rope making exhibit.
  11. Corn Husk Dolls- Visitors will take the husk of corn and build small dolls with it.
  12. Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration- Visitors will sample a variety of treats that have been cooked in a Dutch Oven and learn about the process of cooking with it.
  13. Electric and Bicycle Sharpener displays- Visitors will sit and push pedals to turn the large round stone and witness axes and knives being sharpened.
  14. Gardening- How to garden demonstration and children will plant seeds.
  15. Lashing Sticks- Visitors will learn how to use twine to lash together sticks or poles to create features.
  16. Log Cabin Notching- Visitors will learn how to place a log on a sawhorse, saw two cuts and then take a mallet and a wood chisel and carve out a notch.
  17. Log cutting with a Crosscut Saw- Visitors will place a log onto sawhorses, then two people will take the crosscut saw and pull back and forth to cut the log.
  18. Lumber Making with Carpenters Adze- Visitors will learn to lay a log on the ground, straddle the log and use an Adze moving backwards to chip the log to make one side flat, continue on all sides and the piece becomes lumber.
  19. Old Fashioned Toys- Visitors are invited to play with several different old toys used in the 1800’s.
  20. OHOP Pioneer Farm Activities- Visitors are invited to try out many different farm activities from the OHOP Valley near Eatonville.
  21. Pitchwood Fire Starter- Visitors will learn the history of Pitchwood and how it comes from an old stump in the middle of the woods. They will shave off several pieces and show how it can start a fire.
  22. Primitives- Mountain Man Rendezvous
  23. Rope Making- Visitors will use a 100-year-old device to twist three strings of twine to make it into rope.
  24. Textile Activities- Connect paper squares with designs and make a paper quilt.
  25. Trading Post- Display of a variety of old and unique items that people can provide a donation for and take the item home.
  26. Washing Clothes with a Scrub Board and Wringer- Visitors will put clothes in a tub of soap and water, use the scrub board to clean them and then rinse the clothes in clean water, use the wringer to get rid of the water and then hang the clothes to dry.
  27. Wood Carving/Whittling- Visitors will use a pocketknife to carve and whittle on a stick to create a walking stick.
  28. Wood Chisel Carving- Learn to carve on Alder wood to make sculptures.
  29. Woodworking Station- Visitors try out several old carpentry tools including hand drills, hammers, nail pullers, and planner.
  30. Wood Carving- Use wood fine tools to make things out of pine boards.

 Tenino Quarry Pool open Noon-5:00 p.m.

Live Entertainment Quarry House Stage

Noon-2:00 p.m. Oly Mountain Boys

The Oly Mountain Boys are a South Puget Sound bluegrass institution, picking and singing around Olympia, Washington since 2008. They bring a Pacific Northwest sensibility to the bluegrass sound through traditional tunes and original compositions and showcase the power of the American bluegrass music tradition.

Tenino Young-At Heart Theatre presents Rodger & Hammerstein’s State Fair 2 p.m. at Tenino High School. Weekdays 7) p.m., Weekends 2) p.m., Pay-What-You-Can July 31st. Adults $15, Students & Seniors $13 for tickets and more information visit https://teninoyoungathearttheatre.org/events/   

Tenino VFW Post 5878 Closing Flag Ceremony 4:00 p.m. at the War Memorial.

Please check our Tenino Oregon Trail Days Facebook page for updates to the schedule.  https://www.facebook.com/oregontraildaystenino/ 

To purchase Tenino Oregon Trail Days T-shirts, Hoodies, and Trucker Hats please visit https://t90-oregontraildays.square.site/?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTAAAR1toqTRGMMwLGRRcZA3rZawwXQAHVhFYkhTBTHfIzGF47jFRhLnu4T1g58_aem_fYZRyAgFgK6Yzdr6ymrl4g