May 6 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

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Come join us as we celebrate First Friday Art Walk with a wide assortment of local artists. Local beverages, food, and music are always on the agenda, and demos and other fun surprises are always a possibility!

May 7 Sat
Weekend Brunch @ Ranch House
7:00 am – 3:00 pm

11 - Ranch House is a casual, friendly retreat, perfect  for breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round

Stop by The Ranch House for a delicious brunch served a la carte.

Reservations accepted through Brasada Adventures, 541.526.6870.

NW Nations Bend May Madness Youth Baseball Tournament @ Skyline Sports Complex
9:00 am

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Introducing the new Bend May Madness youth baseball tournament. We invite you in joining us in starting a new May tradition. This event is a four game guarantee at the Skyline Complex for 12u and under teams. Separate divisions for 9u, 10u, 11u and 12u teams.

 

May 8 Sun
Weekend Brunch @ Ranch House
7:00 am – 3:00 pm

11 - Ranch House is a casual, friendly retreat, perfect  for breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round

Stop by The Ranch House for a delicious brunch served a la carte.

Reservations accepted through Brasada Adventures, 541.526.6870.

Mother’s Day Brunch Bend Oregon @ Range Restaurant and Bar
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Gather your family for a Mother’s Day celebration at Brasada Ranch. Join us for the day or for the weekend and make memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy farm-to-table dining, lawn games, and more at Range Restaurant and Bar.

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May 9 Mon
The Local Pour Beer, Cider, Wine & Spirits Tour @ Pick-up from your hotel or residence
1:30 pm

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On the Local Pour Tour, you will gain insights into each process along the way and your guide will help weave together all three artisan practices.  Our guide also becomes your designated driver!

​We provide pick up at your Bend hotel or residence.  If you are outside the Bend area, for $5 per person, we will pick you up.  This will ensure everyone can enjoy a safe tour.

Visit Wanderlust Tours while you’re out exploring Bend!

 

May 10 Tue
Natural History Pub @ McMenamins Old St. Francis School
7:00 pm

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Biologists from OSU-Cascades and the High Desert Museum will present a program on a mulit-year experiment testing whether raptors help ravens to access meat and whether ravens help raptors to find carcasses. Matt Orr, assistant professor of biology at OSU-Cascades and Jon Nelson, curator of wildlife at the High Desert Museum, will present this pub.

Food and beverage sales in Father Luke’s Room help support this popular lecture series.  Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended.

Talks begin at 7pm, doors open at 5:30pm.

 

May 11 Wed
Downtown Culinary Walking Tour @ Meet tour guide in Downtown Bend
1:00 pm

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Our walking tour of Downtown Bend visits locally and family owned coffee shops, bakeries, restaurants, food carts, shops, breweries and more. You get to sip, sample and stroll your way through the tour and meet and talk with some of the owners and learn firsthand what makes these gastronomic stars so special. We feature locations that serve up locally procured food – food from our area!

May 13 Fri
Golf Members’ Free Guest Days @ Brasada Canyons
May 13 – May 15, 2016 all-day

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Each golf member is encouraged to bring 3 guests and play as a foursome. Show off Brasada Canyons to your friends and family!

Visit Bend Downtown Walking Tour @ Bend Visitor Center
10:00 am

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Join a Bend expert from Visit Bend for a free one-hour guided tour of the historic downtown core. Learn a bit of the past as well as the ins-and-outs and hotspots of present-day Bend and Central Oregon. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED – PLEASE CALL BY THE DAY BEFORE. Call 541-382-8048 or 877-245-8484.

Moonlight & Starlight Snowshoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
7:00 pm

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Discover the Cascades under the bright moonlight reflecting off of the white snow, and look for signs of  animals in their nocturnal wonderland! Wanderlust Tours runs monthly moonlight snowshoe trips for the few nights surrounding each full moon from November to April.

Exploring with Wanderlust Tours’ renowned naturalist snowshoe guides, tour participants will get away from the light of the city, learn about the constellations, watch for shooting stars and listen for the hush of the nighttime forest of the Cascades.

 

May 14 Sat
Weekend Brunch @ Ranch House
7:00 am – 3:00 pm

11 - Ranch House is a casual, friendly retreat, perfect  for breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round

Stop by The Ranch House for a delicious brunch served a la carte.

Reservations accepted through Brasada Adventures, 541.526.6870.

May 15 Sun
Weekend Brunch @ Ranch House
7:00 am – 3:00 pm

11 - Ranch House is a casual, friendly retreat, perfect  for breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round

Stop by The Ranch House for a delicious brunch served a la carte.

Reservations accepted through Brasada Adventures, 541.526.6870.

May 20 Fri
Crown City String Quartet & Friends @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm

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Crown City String Quartet’s performances have been praised as “sublime” and “simply moving and spectacular”. Based in the Crown City’ Pasadena, California, the group is regularly featured at a number of chamber music series in Southern California and the Pacific Northwest. This season they will be joined by a few special guests to perform the Brahms String Sextet.

May 21 Sat
Members’ Club Room Opening Celebration @ The Club Room
May 21 all-day

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We will offer a sampling of various members menu items and The Club Room’s signature cocktails. Enjoy live music by local band, Parlour, while you play a game of pool and try out the shuffleboard table.

 

Mens’ Member Golf Clinic and Social @ Brasada Canyons Range and Golf Members Pool
May 21 all-day

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Head Pro Dan Wendt offers great instruction in a fun, stress-free environment. After the lesson, head over to the Golf Members Pool for various libations and light hors d’oeuvres.

Pole Pedal Paddle @ The Alpine leg starts at the top of Mt. Bachelor's Red Chair
6:30 am

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The U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle is a relay race with six legs that include alpine skiing/snowboarding, cross-country skiing, biking, running, canoeing/kayaking/stand up paddle boarding, and sprinting to the finish! You can do it all yourself or be part of a team (or pair). We invite you to take part in the festivities and enjoy Central Oregon. 

Weekend Brunch @ Ranch House
7:00 am – 3:00 pm

11 - Ranch House is a casual, friendly retreat, perfect  for breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round

Stop by The Ranch House for a delicious brunch served a la carte.

Reservations accepted through Brasada Adventures, 541.526.6870.

May 22 Sun
Weekend Brunch @ Ranch House
7:00 am – 3:00 pm

11 - Ranch House is a casual, friendly retreat, perfect  for breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round

Stop by The Ranch House for a delicious brunch served a la carte.

Reservations accepted through Brasada Adventures, 541.526.6870.

May 23 Mon
Complimentary Fitness Classes Bend Oregon @ Athletic Center
May 23 all-day

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Mondays, 9:00am Core Fitness
Tuesdays, 9:00am Zumba
Tuesdays, 4:00pm Yoga
Wednesdays, 9:00am Core Fitness
Thursdays, 9:00am Zumba
Fridays, 9:00am Aqua Fitness
Saturdays, 9:00am Yoga

*Subject to Change

May 25 Wed
Culinary Secrets Tour @ Meet tour guide in the Old Mill
1:00 pm

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Chef Bette and her staff have carefully cultivated relationships with the best of Central Oregon’s culinary artisans and is offering you the opportunity to visit with them. Join us on one of our culinary adventures and see what makes Central Oregon so unique and delicious.

May 26 Thu
Author! Author! Literary Series @ Bend High School
7:00 pm

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Author! Author! brings our country’s top authors to Bend for a lively discussion of the author’s current works, literature and writing process. All proceeds benefit the Deschutes Public Library. Thank you for your support!

May 27 Fri
Cowboy Cookout @ The Hideout & Horse Pasture
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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Join Brasada Adventures for a very special evening full of kid-friendly activities. Children will learn to walk, talk, play, and even eat like a cowboy down at the pasture. Back at the Hideout, our young cowboys and cowgirls learn to perform a line dancing routine. It’s an unforgettably fun experience for all those involved and an event not to be missed.

Reservations are required 24 hours before the event. Space is limited. This is a fully supervised event.

 

 

May 28 Sat
Members’ Couples Hit & Giggle @ Golf at Brasada Canyons and Reception at Golf Members Pool.
May 28 all-day

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Grab your spouse and head down to play nine holes with other couples in a fun, non-competitive atmosphere. After your game, enjoy a refreshing beverage and hors d’oeuvres at the golf members pool and compare notes on your game.

2016 Happy Girls Bend – Half Marathon, 10K & 5K @ Riverbend Park
6:00 am

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Featuring a NEW COURSE for the Half Marathon! The scenic route starting along the Deschutes River is ideal for beginners as well as seasoned runners. Terrain includes a mix of gentle trails, groomed paths and paved surfaces, the best of all worlds! Bring your daughter, sister, aunt, mom or best friend and make it a fabulous holiday weekend in Bend.