Rodeo action will be the centerpiece next week, but Vale's calendar is full of other events as well to celebrate Independence Day. (Enterprise file photo)

Ready to celebrate the 4th of July? Vale has plenty to do over the coming week, with a full schedule of rodeo shows and community festivities.

Monday, July 1

6 p.m. Grand Marshal BBQ, Wadleigh Park. Honoring 2019 Grand Marshals Rick and Sheryl Johnson. Cost: $5 per person, 5& under, free.

Tuesday, July 2

6 p.m. Rodeo Slack. Free Admission.

Wednesday-Saturday, July 3-6

Vale 4th of July Rodeo

Rodeo shows: 7 p.m. Pre-rodeo, 7:45 p.m. Grand Entry, 8 p.m. Main event.

Special events: Suicide Race at 8 p.m. Friday. Queen Coronation at Saturday rodeo.

Oregon Trail Days Schedule

Thursday, July 4

7 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Lions Club Breakfast, Wadleigh Park.

8 a.m. – 4th of July Fun Run, sponsored by Vale High School cross country team, starts at Wadleigh Park.

8 a.m. – 12 p.m. –Car Show, Wadleigh Park

11 a.m.-6 p.m. – Vendors, food booths, Wadleigh Park.

1-4 p.m. – Water and Pool Games, Vale City Pool.

5 p.m. Parade – Begins at Vale High School, down A Street, ending at Wadleigh Park. Theme: Love Where You Live.

6 p.m. – Community Picture, Vale Middle School alumni, at VMS.

9 p.m. – A Street’s Street Dance, on A Street between Malheur Drug and Mal’s Diner.

Friday, July 5

11 a.m. – Dunked for Jay, Mechanical Bull, Vendors & Food Booths.

1-4 p.m. – Water and Pool games, Vale City Pool.

1-5 p.m. – Book Sale, Vale Library.

8 p.m. – Vale Rodeo Suicide Race

6 p.m. – Apron Sewing Class, ExZacht Sewing.

9 p.m. – A Street’s Street Dance, on A Street between Malheur Drug and Mal’s Diner.

Saturday, July 6

8 a.m.- 6 p.m. – Christmas in July Bazaar and ice cream social, Vale Grange.

8 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Quilt Show, winners announced at 1 p.m., Wadleigh Park.

8:30 a.m. – 4x4 Volleyball Tournament, Vale High School.

9 a.m. – Dog Show sponsored by Vale Vet Clinic, Wadleigh Park.

9 a.m. – Viking Pillage and Plunder, Wadleigh Park.

11 a.m.-6 p.m. – Vendors, food booths, Wadleigh Park.

2 p.m.  – Stick Horse Race, Wadleigh Park.

8 p.m. – Vale Rodeo Queen Coronation.

9 p.m. – A Street’s Street Dance, on A Street between Malheur Drug and Mal’s Diner.

10 p.m. – Free Community Dance, Vale Grange.