July 12, 2013
BLACKSMITH JIM VON MOSCH demonstrates his trade at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead during the 2012 Family Fun Day. The event returns again this year on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Activities include free wagon rides; horse rides, 4-H animals, spinning demonstration, blacksmith, Native American drummers, raptor demonstration from the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, music, re-enactors, kettle korn, hamburgers, hotdogs, Indian fry bread, old-time photo booth, raffle baskets, vendors and more. Local historical groups will be gathering at the fort to sell and trade their wares as they collaborate on celebrating the history of the area. Charms for The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce Charm Trail will be available. Look for the famous Umatilla House omnibus in the Fort Dalles Days parade.