May 30 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!

 

Jun 1 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!

Jun 2 Thu
The Local Pour Beer, Cider, Wine & Spirits Tour @ Pick-up from your hotel or residence
1:30 pm

wanderlustbendbrewbus (1)

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!

 

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
Live Music: Tiempo Libre @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
2:30 pm

Three-time Grammy-nominated Afro-Caribbean music group Tiempo Libre is one of the hottest Latin bands today.  Equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs, festival stages and dance venues, Tiempo Libre is celebrated for its sophisticated tropical music featuring an irresistible, exhilarating mix of jazz harmonies, contemporary sonorities and seductive Latin rhythms.

Jun 10 Fri
Via Lactea: An Opera in Two Acts @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm

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Based on Ellen Waterston’ verse novel Vía Láctea: A Woman of a Certain Age Walks the Camino, and inspired by her own pilgrimage, the opera is being created and produced by a creative collaborative Central Oregon team, made up entirely of Oregonians. It will have its world premiere on the stage of Bend, Oregon’s historic Tower Theatre June 10-12, 2016. In addition, as part of the production’s commitment to education, opera students from the Northwest will have the unique opportunity to interpret previously unsung roles in workshops held prior to the premiere

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!

Live Music: Bel Mizik @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
2:30 pm

Bel Mizik is a seven member band consisting of musicians who come together to create a unique sound, while striving to tell the story of their diverse backgrounds and collective experience. With instrumental roots in rock, jazz and the Blues, the group adds in a Hip Hop front end along with Caribbean and Latin breaks.

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.

 

Jun 25 Sat
Live Music: Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
6:00 pm

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals play an eclectic mix of blues, folk, rock, and reggae music and is known for their unbelievable live performances. Ben Harper is a three time Grammy Award winning artist with the most recent dating back to 2014 where he won the Best Blues Album. You don’t want to miss this award winning group in our very own backyard!

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 2 Sat
Live Music: Widespread Panic @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
6:00 pm

Widespread Panic is a southern rock jam band from Athens, Georgia. The band draw influences from blues-rock, progressive rock, funk, and jazz fusion. Making music for over 30 years, Widespread Panic has broken attendance records at major venues throughout the country, including a staggering almost 50 sold-out shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Philips Arena in Atlanta and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival where Panic has headlined numerous times, breaking the single day attendance record.The band will also host a food drive at the show as part of the band’s Feeding People Through Music Drive endeavor which has raised $130,000 worth of food to date!

Jul 3 Sun
Live Music: Widespread Panic @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
6:00 pm

They’re back for round 2! Slide on those dancing shoes and come out and see this record shattering southern rock and blues band from Athens, Georgia. The band will host a food drive at the show as part of the band’s Feeding People Through Music Drive endeavor which has raised $130,000 worth of food to date. Bring your canned goods and enjoy the show!

Jul 4 Mon
The Local Pour Beer, Cider, Wine & Spirits Tour @ Pick-up from your hotel or residence
1:30 pm

wanderlustbendbrewbus (1)

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!

 

Jul 10 Sun
Live Music: Kinzel & Hyde @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
2:30 pm

Award winning Cascade Blues Association Hall of Fame Inductees, three time winners of the Best Traditional Act, and award winning roots & blues duo Kinzel and Hyde will take listeners on a musical journey. This guitar/harmonica duo has been together since the mid seventies and are not about to stop now.

Jul 14 Thu
Feast From The Fire – The Ben Rice Duo @ Range Restaurant & Bar Lawn
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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During the summer, join us Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm as Chef Ryan and his team prepare a weekly bbq featuring ranch-raised meats cooked over the outdoor spit fire pit and paired with specialty beers from local breweries. Bring the family out to enjoy the feast, live music and lawn games. This event is open to the public. Music goes until 9:00pm

Jul 15 Fri
Ukulele University 5 @ Cascades Academy
9:00 am

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Presenters include Craig Chee, Sarah Maisel, Aaron and Nicole Keum, Jim D’Ville, Ben Bonham, The Refreshments, Rhan Wilson, Rick Zeek, Pipa Pinon, Jeff Stevens and more. Complete information can be found at www.ukeu.info after December 15. Tickets go on sale January 5, 2016.

 

Jul 17 Sun
Live Music: Summit Express @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
2:30 pm

Taking Dixieland Jazz To New Heights is a fitting slogan for this high energy band from Bend, Oregon. These versatile musicians are equally at home in the Symphony playing Beethoven as they are on the street corner playing Louis Armstrong. The magic with this group exists in the way they interact with the audience. Humor and the unexpected play a big part in the show. No one plays Folsom Prison Blues like this band.

Jul 21 Thu
Feast from the Fire – Bigfoot Mojo @ Range Restaurant & Bar Lawn
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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During the summer, join us Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm as Chef Ryan and his team prepare a weekly bbq featuring ranch-raised meats cooked over the outdoor spit fire pit and paired with specialty beers from local breweries. Bring the family out to enjoy the feast, live music and lawn games. This event is open to the public. Music goes until 9:00pm

Jul 24 Sun
Live Music: Kitchen Dwellers @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
2:30 pm

The Kitchen Dwellers bring their songwriting and acoustical picking to the stage with electrically manipulated textures guaranteed to impress. The band took second place at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival and were selected as a finalist at the North West String Summit at their respective band competitions in 2014.

 

Jul 28 Thu
Feast From The Fire – Joshua Esterline @ Range Restaurant & Bar Lawn
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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During the summer, join us Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm as Chef Ryan and his team prepare a weekly bbq featuring ranch-raised meats cooked over the outdoor spit fire pit and paired with specialty beers from local breweries. Bring the family out to enjoy the feast, live music and lawn games. This event is open to the public. Music goes until 9:00pm

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

wanderlustbendbrewbus (1)

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!

 

Aug 4 Thu
Feast From The Fire – The Moon Mountain Ramblers @ Range Restaurant & Bar Lawn
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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During the summer, join us Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm as Chef Ryan and his team prepare a weekly bbq featuring ranch-raised meats cooked over the outdoor spit fire pit and paired with specialty beers from local breweries. Bring the family out to enjoy the feast, live music and lawn games. This event is open to the public. Music goes until 9:00pm

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!

Live Music: Brandi Carlile @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
6:30 pm

 

Brandi Carlile’s music is a mix of alt-country, Americana, rock and folk. It is her stunning voice that has captivated listeners since her debut in 2005. The most well-known Brandi Carlile tunes, The Story and That Wasn’t Me, are dynamic journeys in themselves, encompassing myriad emotions and varied stylistic touches.This singer-guitarist earned her first Grammy nomination based on her most recent album, The Firewatcher’s Daughter