Rodeo fun and tasty treats – what could be better? (Enterprise photo)

The July 4 festivities packed a lot of fun, activities and action into Vale's calendar, highlighted by the annual rodeo and Oregon Trail Days festivities. If you didn't catch it all – or you just want to revisit the memories – here's a collection of links to the Enterprise's photo galleries from the big week.

Rodeo action took the spotlight for four nights at the arena in Vale:

PHOTO GALLERY: Cowboys, cowgirls ride strong at Vale's 4th of July Rodeo

Some rodeo hopefuls rode a different type of steed:

PHOTOS: Stick Horse Race was just like a real rodeo – almost 

Of course the July 4 parade is always a highlight:

PHOTOS: Vale residents brave the heat for annual Fourth of July parade

PHOTOS: Vale celebrates with style at Fourth of July Parade

And the annual suicide race provided thrills:

PHOTOS: Suicide Race draws hundreds in Vale

Dogs also had their day at Oregon Trail Days:

PHOTOS: Patriotic pups prance the Vale Dog Show

Runners took to the streets bright and early on the Fourth:

PHOTO GALLERY: 4th of July Fun Run

The Vale Lions were on hand to fuel up folks for the day's activities:

PHOTO GALLERY: Lions Club breakfast in Vale

And it all started with the community barbecue honoring the grand marshals:

Community BBQ kicks off Vale 4th of July Rodeo week

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