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.
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.
Wanderlust Tours and the Tower Theatre present Kayaking and Caving with Survivorman, Les Stroud.
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.
Handcrafted for Northwest parents, educators, and caregivers that want to spark a love of nature, "50 Hikes with Kids" highlights the most kid-friendly hikes in Oregon and Washington.
The Les Schwab Amphitheater welcomes Slightly Stoopid as part of its summer concert series.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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).
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.
Kick off the 2018 race season with a true Bend tradition. One of the first half marathons of the year in the Northwest, it has long been central to the local racing scene. Because of its early-season timing, it is also the quintessential race for runners looking to build a base for future races.
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.
Gather your family for an Easter Sunday celebration at Brasada Ranch and enjoy delicious brunch options courtesy of our culinary team. Easter brunch, multiple Easter egg hunts beginning from the Range Lawn at 10am, and other programming will highlight the day at Brasada. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Join Dr. Paul Hessburg for an engaging, multimedia presentation about wildfire, its natural role in our Central Oregon forests, and how that role has changed. Learn how we’ve interrupted the natural fire cycle of our forests and how, with a rapidly warming climate, we are experiencing more of these megafires.
Carl Palmer, among the most renowned drummers in rock history and a founding member of both ELP and ASIA, is embarking on the final leg of his extensive 2017 World Tour, EMERSON LAKE & PALMER LIVES ON!, a musical celebration of his late band mates Keith Emerson and Greg Lake and their group, ELP.
A new workshop located in the heart of downtown Bend dedicated to finding your authentic voice in your writing in a way that will come to life on and beyond the page. Wilder Running and Writing Retreats utilize running, writing, storytelling, yoga, humor, coaching, and the beauty of the outdoors to inspire creative and physical courage.
For more than thirty years Riders In The Sky have been keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and revitalizing the genre. And while remaining true to the integrity of Western music, they have themselves become modern-day icons by branding the genre with their own legendary wacky humor and way-out Western wit, and all along encouraging buckaroos and buckarettes to live life "The Cowboy Way!"