Jul
19
to Jul 21

Cork & Barrel – The Wine Event of Central Oregon

The wine event of Central Oregon is back! Cork & Barrel is a three-day fundraising series of events focusing on food, wine, and philanthropy. All revenue generated at Cork & Barrel directly benefits KIDS Center. Each year Cork & Barrel brings a different and unique wine region to Central Oregon. This year we are proud to feature the wines of Sonoma County! There’s something for everyone during these three days of events. From the intimate Winemaker Dinners, to A Sip of Cork & Barrel where you can mingle with winemakers and meet local and regional guest chefs, to the Grand Cru gala fundraising event with a 5-course dinner and Central Oregon’s best live auction…you don’t want to miss it!

 

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Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

Classic Car Show

The 5th Annual Sunriver Antique and Classic Car Show presented by the Village Bar & Grill is returning to the Village at Sunriver. If you are a lover of cars or a car owner, this is an event you do not want to miss. Whether you have a 1920’s Model T or a 1970’s Muscle Car, polish up your car and come join the fun. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories. This is a FREE event for spectators with FREE Live Music!

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Jul
25
5:30 PM17:30

Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow returns to The Les Schwab Amphitheater on July 25th. This pop star has earned nine Grammys over the span of her career, along with five Platinum albums and more than 35 million album sales. Her single “All I Want To Do” propelled her debut album “Tuesday Night Music Club” to Double Platinum. Gates open at 5:30.

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Jul
27
8:30 PM20:30

Night Glow Balloons

Catch the GLOW at Balloons Over Bend NIght Glow. This stunning event takes place at Riverbend Park along the Deschutes River. Sit back and watch as these beautiful balloons are inflated tethered and lit to create a surreal glow in the park.You can get up close and personal without leaving the ground. Food, music and kids activities will be available. Parking is limited so check the website for parking suggestions and arrive 1 to 2 hours early.

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Aug
1
to Aug 5

Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo

  • Deschutes County Expo Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

“Cheers to 99 Years” is the theme of the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo. This is one of the best fairs in the entire country. Don’t miss the incredible entertainment lineup. The kids will love “familyville” with thrilling carnival rides. The rodeo is an NPRA sanctioned event with world-class cowboy/cowgirl and livestock talent. Enjoy live stage shows throughout the day and headliner concerts at night.

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Aug
2
5:30 PM17:30

BMC Munch & Music Free Concert

Every Thursday, July 12th – August 16th in Drake Park. The evening kicks off at 5:30pm with live music. Don’t worry you’ll have time in between the opening and headliner acts to grab some delicious grub from one of the many food trucks and vendors or sip on a Deschutes Brew to quench your summer time thirst while you browse local artisans and craftspeople’s booths. Kids will love the family fun area complete with bouncy houses to wear off a bit of Thursday night energy!

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Aug
3
to Aug 4

Cascade Lakes Relay

  • Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Cascade Lakes Relay is a 216.6 mile overnight relay in the style of Hood to Coast. Oregon’s most challenging running relay course starts in the Cascade Mountains at Diamond Lake Resort, travels through the Oregon Outback and rural agricultural country, and winds back to the Cascade Lakes Highway, around Mt. Bachelor and into the resort community of Bend. If you are looking for the Pacific Northwest’s most beautiful course – welcome to the Cascade Lakes Relay! You’ll see more cows than semi-trucks and smell pine trees instead of exhaust. If you are seeking an adventure where you can push your limits and rediscover your senses, then this is the event for you and your team.

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Aug
9
5:00 PM17:00

Amos Lee

Amos Lee will be performing at The Les Schwab Amphitheater on August 9th. His musical style encompasses folk, rock and soul. With his most recent album, “Spirit,” he’s made his biggest creative leap yet. Gate opens at 5:00pm. Show starts at 6:30pm.

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Aug
11
8:00 AM08:00

Haulin Aspen

The Haulin’ Aspen prides itself on being a lot of good things at once. Featuring a 6.5 mile course (dubbed as the “half-as”), a half marathon and full marathon, the race is also a points qualifier in the Trail Runner Magazine Trophy Series. The cherry on the top is the race is Central Oregon’s only full marathon that’s run on trails — trails that wind through the Wanoga Sno-Park and in and around scenic forestland and beautiful views. There will be a post race celebration with craft beers and scrumptious food.

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Aug
16
to Aug 18

Bend Brewfest

  • Les Schwab Amphitheater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Beer lovers rejoice! The Bend Brewfest is back with over 200+ craft beers plus cider and wine. This outdoor festival is held at The Les Schwab Amphitheater August 16-18. Admission is FREE. For tasting, a one-time purchase of a souvenir mug is required.  Mugs are $20 and come with 5 tokens. Additional tokens are sold in packs of five for $5. Each 4 oz pour is one token, full beers are 4 tokens. X-Tap beers are 2 tokens for 4 oz. Tokens are non-refundable. You may not use mugs from previous years.

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Aug
17
to Aug 26

Mary Poppins

Thoroughly Modern Productions presents the enchanting musical “Mary Poppins” which will run for 6 nights at the Tower Theater. Get your tickets early! “One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is now a practically perfect musical! Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Mary Poppins is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft.”

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Aug
17
7:30 PM19:30

Bat Walk

The High Desert Museum brings you another unique Central Oregon experience. Join them on an exciting evening expedition in search of bats on the Museum grounds using echolocator equipment.  Bring weather-appropriate clothing and a flashlight or headlamp. Members $5, non-members $10. Registration and prepayment required.

 

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Aug
24
to Aug 26

Volcanic Bike & Brew

  • Mt Bachelor West Village (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Back for the fourth straight summer, Mt Bachelor presents the Volcanic Bike & Brew Festival! This year, Race Cascadia will host the Mt. Bachelor Volcanic Enduro Race, where athletes will test their biking skills on some of the toughest terrain Mt Bachelor has to offer. This race will serve as a bonus for the Cascadia Dirt Cup and can be used toward CDC series points. Numerous vendors will bring great beer and food, gear to demo, this year’s products for all to enjoy. It’s a great weekend for locals and visiting mountain bike enthusiasts to get away for a weekend! Come out for free bike demos, live music, and vendors, all located in the West Village Base Area. Visit the Beer Garden for brews, your favorite BBQ foods and the best view of the Skills Park all weekend long.

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Jul
14
9:00 AM09:00

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show

The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is THE Largest Outdoor Quilt Show in the World!  Always held on the 2nd Saturday in July, this event transforms the town of Sisters into a rainbow of fiber art.  Stroll the streets of beautiful downtown Sisters where over 1400 quilts hang from the establishments. This event is free. The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is a non-profit whose “mission is to educate the public about the art, skill, and heritage of traditional and contemporary quilts and fiber arts, while enhancing the cultural vitality of the community of Sisters and Central Oregon.”

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Jul
14
8:00 AM08:00

Deschutes Dash

The 15th Annual Deschutes Dash Multi Sports Festival in beautiful Bend, Oregon on Saturday, July 14! Added finish line festivities, 2018 will make this a race to remember. Both Olympic and Sprint races will be on Saturday. The Deschutes Dash Sports Festival at the Old Mill District, is recognized as one of the most spectator-friendly, multi-sport venues in the Pacific Northwest! Bring the whole family out to compete or watch the race this summer. The event is held at River Bend Park.

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Jul
14
6:00 AM06:00

Tour des Chutes

Tour des Chutes is a multi-distance cycling event and/or a 5K run or walk to raise funds for local cancer survivorship programs for children and adults. This is the 14th year supporting programs in Central Oregon.  Bike routes of 7, 25, 50, 75 and 100 miles are offered. All rides are fully supported with safety riders, SAG drivers and well-supplied aid stations. The 5K run or walk features stunning views on the west side of Bend. The finish line offers a pancake party for 5K participants and burrito bar for cyclists.  All enjoy live music from our stage. The day before the race.

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Jul
13
to Jul 15

Bend Summer Festival

The Bend Summer Festival is a weekend like no other!  This event turns the streets of downtown Bend into one big party.  The festival features fine food and libations, talented artists, three stages of first class blues, rock and jazz from Central Oregon and across the nation.  There will be over 23 bands performing over the weekend. The Oregrown Mainstage will showcase local and national acts, the Cascade Sotheby’s Jazz Food & Wine Stage will showcase some of the best blues, jazz and rock from across the U.S. and the Locals Only Stage will showcase local Central Oregon musicians. There will also be kids area with bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, balloon animals and fun educational activities.  The Bend Business Showcase will boast more than 50 exhibitors from the areas of outdoor sports and recreation, home and nature, healing and wellness and home energy conservation. Minnesota Street becomes the hub for gourmet artisans from across the Pacific NW. Come sip, graze and absorb the best free live jazz with world-class wines, salts, oils, spices, exotic prepared food and more. The Fine Art Promenade will feature more than 150 booths showcasing carpentry, fine art, creative goods and more.  The Souk is a world market bazaar featuring goods from outside Oregon that reflect the values and lifestyles of Central Oregonians at large.

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Jul
6
6:30 PM18:30

Steve Martin & Martin Short

Enjoy amazing entertainment with Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life featuring The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. As an actor, comedian, author, playwright, screenwriter, producer and musician, Steve Martin is one of the most diversified performers and acclaimed artists of his generation.  In addition to his 50+ movie rolls, he is a Grammy Award winning musician. Martin Short, a celebrated comedian and actor, has won fans and accolades in television, film and theater since his breakout season on “Saturday Night Live” over 30 years ago. He is an Emmy Award winner. The two Martins will treat you to a night of unforgettable entertainment. Doors open at The Les Schwab Amphitheater at 5:00pm.  This concert allows low-profile chairs but not blankets or yoga mats.

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Jul
6
4:00 PM16:00

First Friday Art Walk

Stop by each gallery in the Old Mill District during the First Friday Art Walk on every first Friday of the month year-round. New exhibitions open each month and are on view for the entire month. Enjoy incredible art and the talented working artists in the varied galleries. Music and libations will be available.Stop by each gallery in the Old Mill District during the First Friday Art Walk on every first Friday of the month year-round. New exhibitions open each month and are on view for the entire month. Enjoy incredible art and the talented working artists in the varied galleries. Music and libations will be available.

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Jul
4
8:00 AM08:00

July 4th Pet Parade & Old Fashioned Festival

Enjoy old-fashioned 4th of July fun the Bend way. Begin your celebration at 8:00 am in Drake Park with the annual Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast. Then move on to downtown Bend for the ever popular Pet Parade sponsored by Bed Pet Express. Line up at Bend’s City Hall parking lot with your dog, wagon, bicycle or stuffed animal by 9:00 am and be ready to walk the 1.5-mile parade route at 10:00 am. After the Pet Parade, head to Drake Park between 11:00 am – 4:00 pm to enjoy live music, local artisans and lots of delicious food at the Old Fashioned Festival sponsored by Bend Pet Express. And – don’t forget to cruise through the expanded Kids & Family area where kids of all ages will be entertained with FREE old-fashioned fun and games.

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Jun
30
9:30 AM09:30

Oregon Rescue Challenge

Rescue to Remarkable! Oregon trainers and equine rescues compete at Rim Riders Event Center to showcase their horses in an obstacle trail course, fan favorite creative freestyle and ultimately, adoptions. This free family event includes food, raffle prizes and silent auction while shopping local vendors.

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Jun
21
3:00 PM15:00

Soulstice Festival

Join us to celebrate the Bend Sunshine! Shop a selection of amazing local artisans with handmade objects for the body, garden and soul while listening to local musicians and snacking on the best from Bend’s favorite food trucks!

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Jun
16
7:00 AM07:00

The Best of Both: The Ultimate Dual-Discipline Bike Race

“The Best of Both” is a unique bicycle race to be staged in the beautiful mountain town of Bend, Oregon, on June 16th, 2018. The event is the first of its kind to combine road cycling and mountain bike riding within one conclusive race distance, bringing a cross-section of competitive bike racers together for the first time to compete head-to-head.

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Jun
9
9:00 AM09:00

Broken Top 3v3 Shootout

The Bend FC Timbers are pleased to announce our 3rd Annual Broken Top 3v3 Shootout soccer tourney. This family friendly event is open to all ages of soccer players and will feature an all-day event of soccer, food carts, beer garden and fun. Teams are guaranteed four games with a champion crowned at each age group and gender. Games kick off at 9 am and run until approximately 7 pm.

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May
26
8:00 AM08:00

Happy Girl's Run Bend

Happy Girls Run in Bend winds around beautiful Bend, right along the Deschutes River. With the half marathon and 10K enjoying the canyon trail – one of the most scenic areas of Bend. There are a combination of surfaces including paved roads, gentle and wide trails as well as groomed paths.

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May
26
to May 28

Bend Elks Memorial Day Tournament 2018

  • Baseball Facilities Throughout Bend (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Since 2005, the Bend Elks Baseball Club, in cooperation with Bend area high school baseball programs and the Bend Metro Park and Recreation District, have operated the three-day weekend tournament. It has emerged to be one of the must attend events for youth baseball teams throughout Oregon.

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May
20
9:00 AM09:00

Selco Kid's Mini Pole Pedal Paddle

The SELCO Kid’s Mini Pole Pedal Paddle is a fundraiser for the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation. MBSEF is a non profit organization that’s mission is to be the Northwest’s leading youth sports training organization, promoting the positive values of competitive sports including Alpine and Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding and Cycling.

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May
19
9:00 AM09:00

Western Art Show

Come out and join us on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Black Butte Community Room, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Sisters, Oregon for an exhibit of western artist Len Babb. Come meet the artist and enjoy a visual tour of the Old West through Len’s original oils, watercolors, bronzes and inks. There will be live music and light appetizers will be served.

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May
19
7:30 AM07:30

2018 Selco Pole Pedal Paddle

  • Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort to Les Schwab Amphitheater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The SELCO 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!

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May
10
8:00 PM20:00

Hopservatory Night Sky Viewing

The Worthy Garden Club offers weekly open viewing that includes seasonally appropriate educational programs and a peek through the Worthy telescope. Our goal is to raise scientific literacy and educate our visitors about big and unwieldy concepts like scale, size, time, distance, and speed in our solar system and beyond. You are sure to be amazed and humbled by the beauty and diversity of our galactic garden. (Every Thursday in May).

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Apr
21
to Apr 22

Banff Film Festival

Ignite your passion for adventure! For the past eight years, Friends of REALMS has hosted the Banff Film Festival World Tour as a fundraiser for Realms Middle School. The Banff Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to the Tower Theatre on April 21st and 22nd. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters and climb the highest peaks. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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