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Out & About: May 29, 2014

Out and AboutWild Rogue Pro Rodeo

Things get wild, really wild, this weekend with the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo! This event returns to central point at the expo and brings rodeo professionals from around the world.

J.J. Harrison, the top rodeo clown in the country, is back too with his hilarious antics. After the family friendly shows which are Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Adults can mosey on over to the rogue saloon for an after party each night.

Spring Home and Garden Show

The Josephine County Fairgrounds is home to the spring home and garden show this weekend. Starting Friday at 3:00 p.m. you can get innovative ideas, new products, and expert advice.

Parents can enjoy a date night theme on Friday, Saturday enjoy the classic cars and hotrods for the 50’s theme and Sunday kids will find plenty of activities geared just for them.

Children’s Heritage Fair

The Historic Hanley Farm in Central Point hosts the Children’s Heritage Fair. You can bring the whole family to watch, learn and participate as history comes alive.

This annual event includes hands-on homesteading crafts, old fashioned kitchen skill demonstrations, and heritage animal breeds which you won’t see every day.

Saturday is the only day to go back in time with Hanley Farm. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rockhounding

Two events in the Klamath Basin this Saturday will have you first looking down, then looking up.

The rockhounding event, put on in part by the Klamath County Museum, is geared toward kids, allowing them to search for a rock known locally as yadenite, and believed to only be found in the basin.

Then turn your gaze upwards toward the heavens for the star-gazing party. If you’re lucky, you’ll see the four planets visible this weekend.

Spitfire Grill

A musical referred to as “pure nourishment” following the 9-11 attacks comes to the Craterian Stage.

The heart-warming tale takes place in a small American town, a town which finds itself again with the help of recently released prison inmate.

This is the final production for the “Next State Repertoryā€¯ and you can see it Thursday, Friday or Saturday at 7:30.

Super Hear-O Dog Walk

Finally, a tradition lasting more than two decades is back, and bringing the Hear-Os with it.

Dogs for the Deaf holds its Annual Dog Walk in Jacksonville this Saturday. You can still register your dog and enjoy the fun packed day. This year’s theme is Super Hear-O Dogs.

The One Mile Walk helps raise money for the non-profit but it also comes with a lot of freebies including a picture of your pup by a professional photographer.