May – July 2016
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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!