BAKER CITY – The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Baker City will mark National Public Lands Day with several events on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Restoration activities will start at 9 a.m., and include clean up and reseeding of the native plant garden, restoring social trails along the historic Oregon Trail ruts and maintenance of benches along the hiking trails.

Individuals and groups may participate. All participants will receive a T-shirt, barbecue lunch provided by the Trail Tenders and a coupon for free admission at national parks and federal recreation areas.

Folk musician Hank Cramer will offer performances about western landscapes and western heritage at 10:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

There will also be free admission for all visitors from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

The Trail Center is located five miles east of Baker City on Highway 86. For more information, call 541-523-1843 or visit

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