675 SW 5th Ave, Ontario Oregon 97914
541-889-8191 Toll Free: 888-211-1222 Fax 541-889-7628
They come from the East, the West, the South and the North - four rivers that converge in the Western Treasure Valley, Malheur County
, where Oregon borders Idaho
. For centuries, the Snake River
, the Malheur River
, the Owyhee River
and the Payette River
have supported life here, attracting people from all points of the compass. Four Rivers Cultural Center is named for these waterways. The rivers, in turn, represent the constant flow of people of varied ancestries - Native Americans
, Russian, Spanish, Brittish, Basque, European, French, Hispanic, and Japanese - people who have made this a diverse and vital region that has opened its arms to many culture and accepted their differences.
Other History nearby:
(Boise) Boise Basque Museum and Cultural Center
(Nampa) Canyon County Historical Museum
(Ontario) Four Rivers Cultural Center
(Boise) Idaho Black History Museum
(Boise) Idaho Historical Museum
(Boise) Idaho Museum of Military History
Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.
08/23 Coming to The Ontario area
Boise Bird Festival Meridian ID April27 Come and learn more about Idaho's birds with short bird walks, educational and interactive booths, workshops and demonstrations on a variety of topics from bird identification and backyard feeding to wild bird photography.
Big Water Blowout River Festival Riggins ID June1 This is an action packed event with experienced outfitters and guides offering discounted raft trips. Come paddle huge class III and IV rapids and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the second deepest gorge in North America. Get your thrill-seeking in, as the boats go big in boat-munching waves with names like The Pencil Sharpener, The Pancake Wave, The Big Easy and The Haystack.
National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest and Festival Weiser ID June17-22 Idaho's premier fiddler's contest is back with all the fun and celebration throughout Weiser. Parades, fiddle contest, food and arts vendors and much more.
NorthWest RibFest Eagle ID June27-30 The RibFest is a wonderful opportunity for businesses to show their support for Help Idaho and the community. With 100,000 visitors expected during the three-day event, it's an excellent brand building opportunity as well.
The Lavender Merchant Lavender Festival Kuna ID July15-16 Come visit the lavender field in full bloom, pick a bouquet of lavender and experience the perfume and beauty of this captivating herb. Make and take a lavender bottle or paper lavender sachet. Handmade lavender products will be featured. While you are here, visit with other vendors selling their own special products.
Ponderosa Pine Relay Cascade ID July19-20 Distance is 194.89. A shorter sprint race from McCall to Cascade is 62.5 miles. Teams finish at Kelly's Whitewater Park in Cascade.