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

First-Friday

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 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 13 Fri
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 21 Sat
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. 

May 28 Sat
Lava Tube Cave Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

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These large, cool lava tube caves are fun and fascinating for the whole family.  Outfitted with helmets and headlamps, our guides will help you discover secret rooms, great cave history and what lives and grows in the caves. Tours depart daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm.

 

 

Brasada Ranchfest @ Range Lawn
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Join us for a local farm, ranch and artisan festival to kick off the summer season at The Ranch. Over a dozen local vendors will be on hand sharing local foods, products and services. This family-friendly event will include lawn games and face painting for kids, and live music on the Range patio. Sample a range of local flavors, available to taste, and take home your favorites. Artists from around Crook County will also be in attendance. Additional food and drink available for purchase. This is event is complimentary and open to the public.

Interested vendors please call Tisha Kelly, 541-323-6013.

 

Jun 3 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

First-Friday

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!

Jun 5 Sun
Lava Tube Cave Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

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These large, cool lava tube caves are fun and fascinating for the whole family.  Outfitted with helmets and headlamps, our guides will help you discover secret rooms, great cave history and what lives and grows in the caves. Tours depart daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm.

 

 

Jun 19 Sun
Bite of Bend Beer Run @ Downtown Bend
12:00 pm

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The Beer Run finishes at the intersection of Bond St. and Franklin Ave. in the heart of the Bite of Bend festival, under an inflatable arch. Finishers are greeted with – you guessed it – another beer! We sell out, so sign up right away! Registration increases on race day so get in early and spend the savings on a couple beers instead!

Jun 23 Thu
Fermentation Celebration
Jun 23 all-day

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Fermentation Celebration 2016 happening June 23. Check back soon for more information.

 

Jul 1 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

First-Friday

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!

Jul 3 Sun
Lava Tube Cave Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

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These large, cool lava tube caves are fun and fascinating for the whole family.  Outfitted with helmets and headlamps, our guides will help you discover secret rooms, great cave history and what lives and grows in the caves. Tours depart daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm.

 

 

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

First-Friday

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!

Aug 12 Fri
IPA Wars
Aug 12 all-day

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Here is information about last years event: This year 10 Barrel invited the best breweries from Oregon, California, Washington, Colorado and Idaho! Many of these breweries don’t even distribute in Oregon so this is your chance to try these highly coveted breweries best IPAs!

Check back for more information about this years event.

Aug 14 Sun
Lava Tube Cave Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

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These large, cool lava tube caves are fun and fascinating for the whole family.  Outfitted with helmets and headlamps, our guides will help you discover secret rooms, great cave history and what lives and grows in the caves. Tours depart daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm.

 

 

Aug 18 Thu
Bend Brewfest @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Aug 18 all-day

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Bend Brewfest 2016 happening August 18-20. Check back soon for more information.

 

Sep 2 Fri
Little Woody Festival @ Deschutes County Historical Museum
Sep 2 all-day

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The Little Woody Barrel Aged Beer and Whiskey Festival will celebrate craft wood-aged beers from across the Northwest, along with small-batch American rye whiskeys and bourbons, during the seventh annual festival September 2nd & 3rd, 2016.

 

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

First-Friday

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!

Sep 18 Sun
Lava Tube Cave Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

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These large, cool lava tube caves are fun and fascinating for the whole family.  Outfitted with helmets and headlamps, our guides will help you discover secret rooms, great cave history and what lives and grows in the caves. Tours depart daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm.

 

 

Oct 7 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

First-Friday

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!

Oct 23 Sun
Lava Tube Cave Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

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These large, cool lava tube caves are fun and fascinating for the whole family.  Outfitted with helmets and headlamps, our guides will help you discover secret rooms, great cave history and what lives and grows in the caves. Tours depart daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm.

 

 

Nov 4 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

First-Friday

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!

Nov 13 Sun
Lava Tube Cave Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

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These large, cool lava tube caves are fun and fascinating for the whole family.  Outfitted with helmets and headlamps, our guides will help you discover secret rooms, great cave history and what lives and grows in the caves. Tours depart daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm.

 

 

Dec 2 Fri
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown and the Old Mill District
5:30 pm

First-Friday

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!

Dec 4 Sun
Lava Tube Cave Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

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These large, cool lava tube caves are fun and fascinating for the whole family.  Outfitted with helmets and headlamps, our guides will help you discover secret rooms, great cave history and what lives and grows in the caves. Tours depart daily at 9:00am and 1:30pm.