July – September 2014

Jul
22
Tue
Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Jul 22 all-day

Paddle the glassy waters of a spectacular mountain lake as Wanderlust Tours’ renowned guides highlight tucked-away spots on these beautiful lakes that you may never find by going on your own – be sure to watch for otter, mink, osprey and eagles, and bring a camera for the best mountain views in Central Oregon.

Enjoy a day or moonlight canoe tour. Spend 2 1/4 hours on the water for relaxation and soaking in the beauty with Wanderlust Tours! Wear your swimsuit for a refreshing dip.

You’ll see parts of these large lakes that you can only see by canoe; you’ll paddle into the secluded fingers and coves created by the basaltic lava flows of Mt. Bachelor. Surrounded by the Three Sisters and Broken Top mountains, canoeing provides the ultimate experience in this area!

Redmond Farmer’s Market @ Centennial Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

OREGON & LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCTS

Join the Redmond community each Tuesday for fresh local produce, artisan foods, crafts, live music and more. This year will feature Justy’s Jelly, The Village Baker from Bend, Bliss Baking – vegan bakery in Redmond, Boyco Honey. There will also be free range, organic, grass fed beef  / pork and organic chicken from Rainshadow Organics in Terrebonne and DD Ranch in Terrebonne which have no hormones or antibiotics.

This season will be full of great food and fun for the whole family. Conveniently located downtown in Centennial Park from 3:00pm to 6:00pm every Tuesday.

Follow the Redmond Farmer’s Market on Facebook for up to date information.

Jul
23
Wed
Oregon High Desert Classics Horse Show – Classic II @ J Bar J Boys Ranch
Jul 23 – Jul 27 all-day

OR High Desert Classics

The largest and most prestigious hunter-jumper competition in the Pacific Northwest.

A Thrilling Spectator Sport
If you like speed, excitement and beauty, you will enjoy watching powerful and graceful horses ridden by equestrians making their way around a variety of courses featuring jumps ranging from two to five feet in height. The competition is held at the J Bar J Boys Ranch on 40 acres east of Bend in the beautiful Central Oregon high desert at the base of the Cascade Mountains. Spectators can view the action from the grandstand bleachers or in chairs at each ring. The ideal place to view each Saturday Grand Prix event is from under the Patrons Pavilion at ringside featuring an elegant dinner. Seating for individuals and groups, up to eight people, are available for purchase.

The OHDC is open and free to the public Wednesday-Sunday starting at 8 a.m. Grand Prix events will be held each Saturday starting at 4:30 p.m. and are open to the public with no entrance fee with donations accepted. Tickets to the Grand Prix’s Patrons Pavilion catered dinner must be purchased in advance.

Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Jul 23 all-day

Paulina Plunge

The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mt.Bike Tour is a wet and wild family adventure for all active ages 4 to 70. We will descend over six miles down a smooth forest trail, where our friendly guides will lead you to six pristine waterfalls and two natural water slides. Exploring this natural water park will be the highlight of your Central Oregon vacation.

Gravity will be your friend, as you descend deep into the Oregon back country. Along the way you will learn the legends of the ancient indigenous people and the saga of Chief Paulina. During the length of the trip, you will descend over 2,500 vertical feet on your mountain bike. That translates into four 1-1/2 mile biking segments to each waterfall stop. The group will visit up to 6 pristine waterfalls, ranging in height from 10 to 40 feet, as well as 2 safe natural waterslides to explore and play in.

This region is considered by archaeologists to be one of the richest sights in the Northwest. Native Americans have lived in the shadow of this dynamic volcano for at least 10,000 years. When the group arrives at the waterfalls below, we’ll indulge in the traditional Paulina Plunge and then break for a snack lunch.

TOUR COST: $65 per person for all ages. Recommended age 4-70 years. Mountain bike, helmet and day pack are included.

Visit their website for more details!

Jul
26
Sat
Deschutes Dash Weekend Sports Festival @ Old Mill District
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

Deschutes Dash

Join us for the 11th Annual Deschutes Dash Weekend Sports Festival at the Old Mill District, the most spectator-friendly, multi-sport venue in the Pacific Northwest! Bring the whole family out to compete or watch the race this summer.

The full weekend of activities includes:

Saturday July 26, 2014 – Olympic Distance Events

  • Triathlon (1300 yard swim, 25 mile bike, 10k run)
  • Duathlon (10k run, 25 mile bike, 5k run)
  • Aquabike (1300 yard swim, 25 mile bike)
  • 10k run

Sunday July 27, 2014 – Sprint Distance Events

  • Triathlon (600 yard swim, 12.5 mile bike, 5k run)
  • Duathlon (5k run, 12.5 mile bike, 5k run)
  • Aquabike (600 yard swim, 12.5 mile bike)
  • Youth Triathlon (400 yard swim, 6 mile bike, 1.5k run)
  • Splash N Dash Kids Obstacle Race
  • 5k run

Awards, finishers medals, food and Deschutes Brewery beer are also all part of the weekend’s fun!  Also new this year…be sure to check out our 2014 Commemorative Deschtutes Dash Jerseys, Shorts, Bibs and Arm Warmers!

Spectators

Watch swimmers, cyclists and runners from one of the many fantastic vantage points — from the footbridges traversing river, the winding paths along the river bank or one of the fabulous restaurants in The Old Mill District.

And if you’d would like to get closer to the action, considering volunteering for a few hours. Please contact us if you are interested in helping out and see our volunteer page for more info.

Jul
27
Sun
Summer Sunday Concert Series @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Summer Sunday Concerts

Bend Memorial Clinic Free Summer Sunday Concerts start June 22 through July 27 on consecutive Sundays. Come on down to the Les Schwab Amphitheater and enjoy a beautiful afternoon of great music and healthy family fun. Delish food vendors, bouncy-houses and other activities will be onsite. All Bend Memorial Clinic Free Summer Sunday Concerts run from 2:30-4:30pm.

2014 Schedule
6.22 – Natural Vibrations
6.29 – Randy McAllister
7.6 – Cerny Brothers
7.13 – The Weather Machine
7.20 – The Ballroom Thieves
7.27 – Dakota Brown Band

Jul
29
Tue
Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Jul 29 all-day

Paddle the glassy waters of a spectacular mountain lake as Wanderlust Tours’ renowned guides highlight tucked-away spots on these beautiful lakes that you may never find by going on your own – be sure to watch for otter, mink, osprey and eagles, and bring a camera for the best mountain views in Central Oregon.

Enjoy a day or moonlight canoe tour. Spend 2 1/4 hours on the water for relaxation and soaking in the beauty with Wanderlust Tours! Wear your swimsuit for a refreshing dip.

You’ll see parts of these large lakes that you can only see by canoe; you’ll paddle into the secluded fingers and coves created by the basaltic lava flows of Mt. Bachelor. Surrounded by the Three Sisters and Broken Top mountains, canoeing provides the ultimate experience in this area!

Redmond Farmer’s Market @ Centennial Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

OREGON & LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCTS

Join the Redmond community each Tuesday for fresh local produce, artisan foods, crafts, live music and more. This year will feature Justy’s Jelly, The Village Baker from Bend, Bliss Baking – vegan bakery in Redmond, Boyco Honey. There will also be free range, organic, grass fed beef  / pork and organic chicken from Rainshadow Organics in Terrebonne and DD Ranch in Terrebonne which have no hormones or antibiotics.

This season will be full of great food and fun for the whole family. Conveniently located downtown in Centennial Park from 3:00pm to 6:00pm every Tuesday.

Follow the Redmond Farmer’s Market on Facebook for up to date information.

Jul
30
Wed
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Jul 30 – Aug 3 all-day

Deschutes County Fair

Celebrating 95 Years of Jam Packed Fun!
“Sew it, Grow it and Show it”

Five days of fun include live music, rodeos, buckaroo breakfast and 4-H events. Carnival rides, food, and activities galore. Fun for all ages.
The 2014 Deschutes County Fair runs Wednesday, July 30 through Sunday, August 3, 2014

Fair Hours
Wednesday and Thursday: 10:00AM – 10:00PM
Friday and Saturday: 10:00AM – 11:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Jul 30 all-day

Paulina Plunge

The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mt.Bike Tour is a wet and wild family adventure for all active ages 4 to 70. We will descend over six miles down a smooth forest trail, where our friendly guides will lead you to six pristine waterfalls and two natural water slides. Exploring this natural water park will be the highlight of your Central Oregon vacation.

Gravity will be your friend, as you descend deep into the Oregon back country. Along the way you will learn the legends of the ancient indigenous people and the saga of Chief Paulina. During the length of the trip, you will descend over 2,500 vertical feet on your mountain bike. That translates into four 1-1/2 mile biking segments to each waterfall stop. The group will visit up to 6 pristine waterfalls, ranging in height from 10 to 40 feet, as well as 2 safe natural waterslides to explore and play in.

This region is considered by archaeologists to be one of the richest sights in the Northwest. Native Americans have lived in the shadow of this dynamic volcano for at least 10,000 years. When the group arrives at the waterfalls below, we’ll indulge in the traditional Paulina Plunge and then break for a snack lunch.

TOUR COST: $65 per person for all ages. Recommended age 4-70 years. Mountain bike, helmet and day pack are included.

Visit their website for more details!

Pickin’ & Paddlin’ @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Polecat

Pickin’ & Paddlin’ featuring Polecat

What began as a cou­ple of kayak­ers pickin’ tunes on the back deck after a long day on the river, has grown into a huge com­mu­nity cel­e­bra­tion in to raise funds for the Bend Pad­dle Trail Alliance and their efforts to trans­form the Col­orado Bridge Dam into Oregon’s first white­wa­ter play­park. High­lights include kayak, canoe and stand up pad­dle board demos through­out the late after­noon, local and regional acoustic, blue­grass and Amer­i­cana acts in the evening, micro­brews from Bend’s best brew­eries, food carts, non-profit infor­ma­tion tables and more.

With the pas­sage of Bond Mea­sure 9–86 in Novem­ber of 2012, the major­ity of fund­ing was secured for Bend Parks & Rec to con­struct a safe pas­sage for tubers and a white­wa­ter play park in place of the mill-era dam below the Col­orado Bridge. The BPTA has promised to raise $900K through grants, fundrais­ing and pri­vate dona­tions to fund the white­wa­ter fea­tures of the project. Cur­rently they have $300K more to go and they need your help. All funds raised at Pickin’ & Pad­dlin’ go towards this cause.

Admis­sion: $5 and chil­dren 12 and under are free. Pint glasses are $10 and come with two drink tick­ets for those 21 and older

The July 30th event fea­tures Pole­cat from Belling­ham WA, Grit & Griz­zle and Stephen Junkins.

Times:
Demos from 4 – 7 p.m.
The opener begins play­ing at 5 p.m. and the head­liner is done by 9 p.m.

Spe­cial thanks to Deschutes Brew­ery and Cas­cade Lakes Brew­ing for donat­ing the kegs for this event.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo @ Deschutes County Expo Center
7:00 pm

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
Part of the Deschutes County Fair Free Concert Series

Time:
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @ 7:00pm (gates open at 5:30pm)

Ticket Info:
Hosted by McDonalds, Subaru of Bend, Rock & Rolls Greatest Hits 105.7 KQAK and 95.7 MY FM.  Concert is “Free” with ticket (Fair admission not included).  Pick up tickets every Wednesday from July 2 – July 30 at any Central Oregon McDonalds restaurant between 2:00– 7:00pm as supplies last – no purchase necessary.

Jul
31
Thu
Morning Cave Tour @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

Discover the hidden underground world of Central Oregon’s remote, desert lava caves with a naturalist guide!

These large, cool lava tube caves are safe and ultimately 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.

Cave Tours are available throughout the year, inquire at the Eagle Crest adventure desk, located in The Lodge.

Josh Turner @ Deschutes County Expo Center
6:00 pm

Josh Turner

Josh Turner with special guest Leah Turner
Part of the Deschutes County Fair Free Concert Series

Time:
Thursday July 31, 2014 @ 6:00pm (gates open at 5:30pm)

Ticket Info:
Hosted by McDonalds, and 99.7 The Bull.  Concert is “Free” with ticket (Fair admission not included). Pick up tickets every Wednesday from July 2 – July 30 at any Central Oregon McDonalds restaurant between 2– 7:00pm as supplies last – no purchase necessary.

Aug
1
Fri
Sisters Farmer’s Market @ Barclay Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

The Sisters Farmer’s Market (SFM) is a food and music festival held every Friday during the season. This year, 2014, the SFM season runs from

June 6 through September 26, 3:00 to 6:00 P.M. in Barclay Park, Sisters, Oregon.

We specialize in locally grown plants and produce and locally made foods with a smattering of local crafters thrown in to add shopping excitement. Each Friday features a different local musician or musical group that performs in the shade under the trees in the park. Shoppers at the market are invited to listen while they shop or grab a snack from a vendor and sit at a table in the square to enjoy the music as they relax.

First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown Bend
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Jeffrey Murray Fine Art Photography

View sensational local and national art at dozens of businesses downtown and in the Old Mill District on the first Friday of every month.  Shops are matched with artists and stay open late.  Many businesses will serve food and wine as they welcome you in to enjoy their space and this wonderful evening.

Enjoy the First Friday Art Walk using the Free Art Walk Shuttle.  The free shuttle leaves the Old Mill District at :15 & :45 in front of Tumalo Art Co.

The shuttle leaves Downtown at :00 & :30 in front of 900 Wall Restaurant.

Eli Young Band @ Deschutes County Expo Center
6:00 pm

Eli Young Band

Eli Young Band with Old Dominion
Part of the Deschutes County Fair Free Concert Series

Time:
Friday August 1, 2014 @ 6:00pm (gates open at 5:30pm)

Ticket Info:
Hosted by McDonalds, TS&S Ford and KSJJ 102.9.  Concert is “Free” with ticket (Fair admission not included). Pick up tickets every Wednesday from July 2 – July 30 at any Central Oregon McDonalds restaurant between 2:00 – 7:00pm as supplies last – no purchase necessary.

Aug
2
Sat
Guided Fly Fishing Trip
7:00 am

Fly Fishing Trips

Our fly fishing guides prepare over 40 different trips on the lakes and rivers of Central Oregon, and we have something for everyone who is interested in fly fishing. Fly fishing can be a fun activity in all four seasons, but you’ll find some of the best fly fishing in spring and fall. Reservations required, contact the Eagle Crest Experience Concierge for more information.

Theory Of A Deadman @ Deschutes County Expo Center
7:00 pm

Theory of a Deadman

Theory Of A Deadman
Part of the Deschutes County Fair Free Concert Series

Time:
Saturday August 2, 2014 @ 7:00pm (gates open at 5:30pm)

Ticket Info:
Hosted by McDonalds and The Bulletin.  Concert is “Free” with ticket (Fair admission not included). Pick up tickets every Wednesday from July 2 – July 30 at any Central Oregon McDonalds restaurant between 2:00 – 7:00pm as supplies last – no purchase necessary.

Aug
3
Sun
Daily Trail Rides @ The Stables at Eagle Crest
Aug 3 all-day

Daily Trail Rides

Allow our professional wranglers to guide you through the panoramic high desert from one of our beautiful horses.

Rides depart daily at 9:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm. Reservations required.

Aug
5
Tue
Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Aug 5 all-day

Paddle the glassy waters of a spectacular mountain lake as Wanderlust Tours’ renowned guides highlight tucked-away spots on these beautiful lakes that you may never find by going on your own – be sure to watch for otter, mink, osprey and eagles, and bring a camera for the best mountain views in Central Oregon.

Enjoy a day or moonlight canoe tour. Spend 2 1/4 hours on the water for relaxation and soaking in the beauty with Wanderlust Tours! Wear your swimsuit for a refreshing dip.

You’ll see parts of these large lakes that you can only see by canoe; you’ll paddle into the secluded fingers and coves created by the basaltic lava flows of Mt. Bachelor. Surrounded by the Three Sisters and Broken Top mountains, canoeing provides the ultimate experience in this area!

Monthly Moonlight Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Aug 5 – Oct 9 all-day

Moonlight canoe tour

Experience canoeing by the light of the moon for the nights surrounding each full moon and by the light from the blanket of stars during our starlight paddle in the summer and fall. Open your senses to the sights and sounds nighttime has to offer while paddling one of the beautiful Cascade Lakes. The celestial light reflects off of the shimmering water to provide a spiritual experience high in the mountains!  Dessert and hot drinks served on the lake shore top off this spectacular evening.

This tour makes a great gift, call Wanderlust Tours to purchase gift certificates!

Summer 2014 Moonlight Dates:

June: 12-14
July: 10-14
August: 8-13
September: 5-9
October: 10 & 11

We also offer Starlight Canoe Tours on any evening not listed above, June through mid-October.

Redmond Farmer’s Market @ Centennial Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

OREGON & LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCTS

Join the Redmond community each Tuesday for fresh local produce, artisan foods, crafts, live music and more. This year will feature Justy’s Jelly, The Village Baker from Bend, Bliss Baking – vegan bakery in Redmond, Boyco Honey. There will also be free range, organic, grass fed beef  / pork and organic chicken from Rainshadow Organics in Terrebonne and DD Ranch in Terrebonne which have no hormones or antibiotics.

This season will be full of great food and fun for the whole family. Conveniently located downtown in Centennial Park from 3:00pm to 6:00pm every Tuesday.

Follow the Redmond Farmer’s Market on Facebook for up to date information.

Aug
6
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Aug 6 all-day

Paulina Plunge

The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mt.Bike Tour is a wet and wild family adventure for all active ages 4 to 70. We will descend over six miles down a smooth forest trail, where our friendly guides will lead you to six pristine waterfalls and two natural water slides. Exploring this natural water park will be the highlight of your Central Oregon vacation.

Gravity will be your friend, as you descend deep into the Oregon back country. Along the way you will learn the legends of the ancient indigenous people and the saga of Chief Paulina. During the length of the trip, you will descend over 2,500 vertical feet on your mountain bike. That translates into four 1-1/2 mile biking segments to each waterfall stop. The group will visit up to 6 pristine waterfalls, ranging in height from 10 to 40 feet, as well as 2 safe natural waterslides to explore and play in.

This region is considered by archaeologists to be one of the richest sights in the Northwest. Native Americans have lived in the shadow of this dynamic volcano for at least 10,000 years. When the group arrives at the waterfalls below, we’ll indulge in the traditional Paulina Plunge and then break for a snack lunch.

TOUR COST: $65 per person for all ages. Recommended age 4-70 years. Mountain bike, helmet and day pack are included.

Visit their website for more details!

Aug
12
Tue
Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Aug 12 all-day

Paddle the glassy waters of a spectacular mountain lake as Wanderlust Tours’ renowned guides highlight tucked-away spots on these beautiful lakes that you may never find by going on your own – be sure to watch for otter, mink, osprey and eagles, and bring a camera for the best mountain views in Central Oregon.

Enjoy a day or moonlight canoe tour. Spend 2 1/4 hours on the water for relaxation and soaking in the beauty with Wanderlust Tours! Wear your swimsuit for a refreshing dip.

You’ll see parts of these large lakes that you can only see by canoe; you’ll paddle into the secluded fingers and coves created by the basaltic lava flows of Mt. Bachelor. Surrounded by the Three Sisters and Broken Top mountains, canoeing provides the ultimate experience in this area!

Redmond Farmer’s Market @ Centennial Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

OREGON & LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCTS

Join the Redmond community each Tuesday for fresh local produce, artisan foods, crafts, live music and more. This year will feature Justy’s Jelly, The Village Baker from Bend, Bliss Baking – vegan bakery in Redmond, Boyco Honey. There will also be free range, organic, grass fed beef  / pork and organic chicken from Rainshadow Organics in Terrebonne and DD Ranch in Terrebonne which have no hormones or antibiotics.

This season will be full of great food and fun for the whole family. Conveniently located downtown in Centennial Park from 3:00pm to 6:00pm every Tuesday.

Follow the Redmond Farmer’s Market on Facebook for up to date information.

Aug
13
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Aug 13 all-day

Paulina Plunge

The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mt.Bike Tour is a wet and wild family adventure for all active ages 4 to 70. We will descend over six miles down a smooth forest trail, where our friendly guides will lead you to six pristine waterfalls and two natural water slides. Exploring this natural water park will be the highlight of your Central Oregon vacation.

Gravity will be your friend, as you descend deep into the Oregon back country. Along the way you will learn the legends of the ancient indigenous people and the saga of Chief Paulina. During the length of the trip, you will descend over 2,500 vertical feet on your mountain bike. That translates into four 1-1/2 mile biking segments to each waterfall stop. The group will visit up to 6 pristine waterfalls, ranging in height from 10 to 40 feet, as well as 2 safe natural waterslides to explore and play in.

This region is considered by archaeologists to be one of the richest sights in the Northwest. Native Americans have lived in the shadow of this dynamic volcano for at least 10,000 years. When the group arrives at the waterfalls below, we’ll indulge in the traditional Paulina Plunge and then break for a snack lunch.

TOUR COST: $65 per person for all ages. Recommended age 4-70 years. Mountain bike, helmet and day pack are included.

Visit their website for more details!

Aug
14
Thu
Morning Cave Tour @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

Discover the hidden underground world of Central Oregon’s remote, desert lava caves with a naturalist guide!

These large, cool lava tube caves are safe and ultimately 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.

Cave Tours are available throughout the year, inquire at the Eagle Crest adventure desk, located in The Lodge.

Aug
15
Fri
Sisters Farmer’s Market @ Barclay Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

The Sisters Farmer’s Market (SFM) is a food and music festival held every Friday during the season. This year, 2014, the SFM season runs from

June 6 through September 26, 3:00 to 6:00 P.M. in Barclay Park, Sisters, Oregon.

We specialize in locally grown plants and produce and locally made foods with a smattering of local crafters thrown in to add shopping excitement. Each Friday features a different local musician or musical group that performs in the shade under the trees in the park. Shoppers at the market are invited to listen while they shop or grab a snack from a vendor and sit at a table in the square to enjoy the music as they relax.

Aug
16
Sat
Guided Fly Fishing Trip
7:00 am

Fly Fishing Trips

Our fly fishing guides prepare over 40 different trips on the lakes and rivers of Central Oregon, and we have something for everyone who is interested in fly fishing. Fly fishing can be a fun activity in all four seasons, but you’ll find some of the best fly fishing in spring and fall. Reservations required, contact the Eagle Crest Experience Concierge for more information.

Aug
17
Sun
Daily Trail Rides @ The Stables at Eagle Crest
Aug 17 all-day

Daily Trail Rides

Allow our professional wranglers to guide you through the panoramic high desert from one of our beautiful horses.

Rides depart daily at 9:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm. Reservations required.

Aug
19
Tue
Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Aug 19 all-day

Paddle the glassy waters of a spectacular mountain lake as Wanderlust Tours’ renowned guides highlight tucked-away spots on these beautiful lakes that you may never find by going on your own – be sure to watch for otter, mink, osprey and eagles, and bring a camera for the best mountain views in Central Oregon.

Enjoy a day or moonlight canoe tour. Spend 2 1/4 hours on the water for relaxation and soaking in the beauty with Wanderlust Tours! Wear your swimsuit for a refreshing dip.

You’ll see parts of these large lakes that you can only see by canoe; you’ll paddle into the secluded fingers and coves created by the basaltic lava flows of Mt. Bachelor. Surrounded by the Three Sisters and Broken Top mountains, canoeing provides the ultimate experience in this area!

Redmond Farmer’s Market @ Centennial Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

OREGON & LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCTS

Join the Redmond community each Tuesday for fresh local produce, artisan foods, crafts, live music and more. This year will feature Justy’s Jelly, The Village Baker from Bend, Bliss Baking – vegan bakery in Redmond, Boyco Honey. There will also be free range, organic, grass fed beef  / pork and organic chicken from Rainshadow Organics in Terrebonne and DD Ranch in Terrebonne which have no hormones or antibiotics.

This season will be full of great food and fun for the whole family. Conveniently located downtown in Centennial Park from 3:00pm to 6:00pm every Tuesday.

Follow the Redmond Farmer’s Market on Facebook for up to date information.

Aug
20
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Aug 20 all-day

Paulina Plunge

The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mt.Bike Tour is a wet and wild family adventure for all active ages 4 to 70. We will descend over six miles down a smooth forest trail, where our friendly guides will lead you to six pristine waterfalls and two natural water slides. Exploring this natural water park will be the highlight of your Central Oregon vacation.

Gravity will be your friend, as you descend deep into the Oregon back country. Along the way you will learn the legends of the ancient indigenous people and the saga of Chief Paulina. During the length of the trip, you will descend over 2,500 vertical feet on your mountain bike. That translates into four 1-1/2 mile biking segments to each waterfall stop. The group will visit up to 6 pristine waterfalls, ranging in height from 10 to 40 feet, as well as 2 safe natural waterslides to explore and play in.

This region is considered by archaeologists to be one of the richest sights in the Northwest. Native Americans have lived in the shadow of this dynamic volcano for at least 10,000 years. When the group arrives at the waterfalls below, we’ll indulge in the traditional Paulina Plunge and then break for a snack lunch.

TOUR COST: $65 per person for all ages. Recommended age 4-70 years. Mountain bike, helmet and day pack are included.

Visit their website for more details!

Aug
21
Thu
Third Friday Stroll @ Downtown Redmond
9:00 am

Third-Friday-Stroll

Join us for downtown Redmond’s Third Friday Stroll. Take some well-deserved time and really enjoy Redmond’s downtown stores and restaurants. Find out what is so great about our city, and what the connection is with people living here and loving it so much.

Pick up a “Passport to Redmond” at any participating business and visit downtown merchants to redeem a stamp towards winning a gift basket stuffed with gifts from your downtown Redmond stores.

Bend Brew Fest @ The Les Schwab Amphitheater at The Old Mill
12:00 pm – August 23, 2014 @ 8:00 pm

Bend Brew Fest 2013

The 11th Annual Bend Brewfest quenches Bend’s thirst for fine craft brews with over 150+ beers and 60+ brewers. The 2014 festival will be held at the Les Schwab Amphitheater on Thursday, August 14, noon to 11 PM, Friday, August 15, noon – 11 PM, and Saturday, August 16 from noon-11 pm. Ridiculously good craft beer on the banks on the Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon. You should come. As we get closer to the event, you can download more info. Cheers!

 

Aug
22
Fri
Art in the High Desert @ Old Mill District
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

art in the high desert

What
Art in the High Desert is Central Oregon’s Premier Juried Fine Art and Craft Show.

Who
Over 100 highly acclaimed artists from across the country and Canada.

When
August 22 – 24, 2014

Show Hours
Friday — Saturday: 10 am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm

Will you spend over $750 at this years Show?
Save your receipts and bring them to the AHD information booth. We have a Thank You! Gift for the first 15 buyers.

Where
Art in the High Desert is on the banks of the Deschutes River, in the The Old Mill District. Bend, Oregon. Festival Site. Bend sits just east of Oregon’s Cascade is a neighbor to the Deschutes, Metolius, and Crooked Rivers. Numerous lakes, streams, mountains, and golf courses, provide an outdoor recreation haven for visitors and residents alike.

The upscale Old Mill District and the city of Bend, are a natural attraction for the visitors to the areas premier destination resorts. It is an area of natural beauty, boundless recreational opportunities, as well as cultural opportunities and urban amenities.

Why
Art in the High Desert is a juried gathering of nationally acclaimed artists who are in Bend for just 3 days to share their stories and sell their art work. Come, see, enjoy, buy!

Aug
23
Sat
Art in the High Desert @ Old Mill District
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

art in the high desert

What
Art in the High Desert is Central Oregon’s Premier Juried Fine Art and Craft Show.

Who
Over 100 highly acclaimed artists from across the country and Canada.

When
August 22 – 24, 2014

Show Hours
Friday — Saturday: 10 am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm

Will you spend over $750 at this years Show?
Save your receipts and bring them to the AHD information booth. We have a Thank You! Gift for the first 15 buyers.

Where
Art in the High Desert is on the banks of the Deschutes River, in the The Old Mill District. Bend, Oregon. Festival Site. Bend sits just east of Oregon’s Cascade is a neighbor to the Deschutes, Metolius, and Crooked Rivers. Numerous lakes, streams, mountains, and golf courses, provide an outdoor recreation haven for visitors and residents alike.

The upscale Old Mill District and the city of Bend, are a natural attraction for the visitors to the areas premier destination resorts. It is an area of natural beauty, boundless recreational opportunities, as well as cultural opportunities and urban amenities.

Why
Art in the High Desert is a juried gathering of nationally acclaimed artists who are in Bend for just 3 days to share their stories and sell their art work. Come, see, enjoy, buy!

Aug
24
Sun
Art in the High Desert @ Old Mill District
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

art in the high desert

What
Art in the High Desert is Central Oregon’s Premier Juried Fine Art and Craft Show.

Who
Over 100 highly acclaimed artists from across the country and Canada.

When
August 22 – 24, 2014

Show Hours
Friday — Saturday: 10 am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm

Will you spend over $750 at this years Show?
Save your receipts and bring them to the AHD information booth. We have a Thank You! Gift for the first 15 buyers.

Where
Art in the High Desert is on the banks of the Deschutes River, in the The Old Mill District. Bend, Oregon. Festival Site. Bend sits just east of Oregon’s Cascade is a neighbor to the Deschutes, Metolius, and Crooked Rivers. Numerous lakes, streams, mountains, and golf courses, provide an outdoor recreation haven for visitors and residents alike.

The upscale Old Mill District and the city of Bend, are a natural attraction for the visitors to the areas premier destination resorts. It is an area of natural beauty, boundless recreational opportunities, as well as cultural opportunities and urban amenities.

Why
Art in the High Desert is a juried gathering of nationally acclaimed artists who are in Bend for just 3 days to share their stories and sell their art work. Come, see, enjoy, buy!

Aug
25
Mon
Monthly Moonlight Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Aug 25 – Oct 29 all-day

Moonlight canoe tour

Experience canoeing by the light of the moon for the nights surrounding each full moon and by the light from the blanket of stars during our starlight paddle in the summer and fall. Open your senses to the sights and sounds nighttime has to offer while paddling one of the beautiful Cascade Lakes. The celestial light reflects off of the shimmering water to provide a spiritual experience high in the mountains!  Dessert and hot drinks served on the lake shore top off this spectacular evening.

This tour makes a great gift, call Wanderlust Tours to purchase gift certificates!

Summer 2014 Moonlight Dates:

June: 12-14
July: 10-14
August: 8-13
September: 5-9
October: 10 & 11

We also offer Starlight Canoe Tours on any evening not listed above, June through mid-October.

Aug
26
Tue
Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Aug 26 all-day

Paddle the glassy waters of a spectacular mountain lake as Wanderlust Tours’ renowned guides highlight tucked-away spots on these beautiful lakes that you may never find by going on your own – be sure to watch for otter, mink, osprey and eagles, and bring a camera for the best mountain views in Central Oregon.

Enjoy a day or moonlight canoe tour. Spend 2 1/4 hours on the water for relaxation and soaking in the beauty with Wanderlust Tours! Wear your swimsuit for a refreshing dip.

You’ll see parts of these large lakes that you can only see by canoe; you’ll paddle into the secluded fingers and coves created by the basaltic lava flows of Mt. Bachelor. Surrounded by the Three Sisters and Broken Top mountains, canoeing provides the ultimate experience in this area!

Redmond Farmer’s Market @ Centennial Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

OREGON & LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCTS

Join the Redmond community each Tuesday for fresh local produce, artisan foods, crafts, live music and more. This year will feature Justy’s Jelly, The Village Baker from Bend, Bliss Baking – vegan bakery in Redmond, Boyco Honey. There will also be free range, organic, grass fed beef  / pork and organic chicken from Rainshadow Organics in Terrebonne and DD Ranch in Terrebonne which have no hormones or antibiotics.

This season will be full of great food and fun for the whole family. Conveniently located downtown in Centennial Park from 3:00pm to 6:00pm every Tuesday.

Follow the Redmond Farmer’s Market on Facebook for up to date information.

Aug
27
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Aug 27 all-day

Paulina Plunge

The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mt.Bike Tour is a wet and wild family adventure for all active ages 4 to 70. We will descend over six miles down a smooth forest trail, where our friendly guides will lead you to six pristine waterfalls and two natural water slides. Exploring this natural water park will be the highlight of your Central Oregon vacation.

Gravity will be your friend, as you descend deep into the Oregon back country. Along the way you will learn the legends of the ancient indigenous people and the saga of Chief Paulina. During the length of the trip, you will descend over 2,500 vertical feet on your mountain bike. That translates into four 1-1/2 mile biking segments to each waterfall stop. The group will visit up to 6 pristine waterfalls, ranging in height from 10 to 40 feet, as well as 2 safe natural waterslides to explore and play in.

This region is considered by archaeologists to be one of the richest sights in the Northwest. Native Americans have lived in the shadow of this dynamic volcano for at least 10,000 years. When the group arrives at the waterfalls below, we’ll indulge in the traditional Paulina Plunge and then break for a snack lunch.

TOUR COST: $65 per person for all ages. Recommended age 4-70 years. Mountain bike, helmet and day pack are included.

Visit their website for more details!

Pickin’ & Paddlin’ @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pickin and Paddlin

Pickin’ & Paddlin’ August 2014

What began as a cou­ple of kayak­ers pickin’ tunes on the back deck after a long day on the river, has grown into a huge com­mu­nity cel­e­bra­tion in to raise funds for the Bend Pad­dle Trail Alliance and their efforts to trans­form the Col­orado Bridge Dam into Oregon’s first white­wa­ter play­park. High­lights include kayak, canoe and stand up pad­dle board demos through­out the late after­noon, local and regional acoustic, blue­grass and Amer­i­cana acts in the evening, micro­brews from Bend’s best brew­eries, food carts, non-profit infor­ma­tion tables and more.

With the pas­sage of Bond Mea­sure 9–86 in Novem­ber of 2012, the major­ity of fund­ing was secured for Bend Parks & Rec to con­struct a safe pas­sage for tubers and a white­wa­ter play park in place of the mill-era dam below the Col­orado Bridge. The BPTA has promised to raise $900K through grants, fundrais­ing and pri­vate dona­tions to fund the white­wa­ter fea­tures of the project. Cur­rently they have $300K more to go and they need your help. All funds raised at Pickin’ & Pad­dlin’ go towards this cause.

Admis­sion: $5 and chil­dren 12 and under are free. Pint glasses are $10 and come with two drink tick­ets for those 21 and older

The August 27th event fea­tures Stu­dent Loan from Port­land, Ore­gon, and from here in Bend openers Sec­ond Son and Burn­ing Moonlight.

Times:
Demos from 4 – 7 p.m.
The opener begins play­ing at 5 p.m. and the head­liner is done by 9 p.m.

Spe­cial thanks to Deschutes Brew­ery and Cas­cade Lakes Brew­ing for donat­ing the kegs for this event.

Aug
28
Thu
Morning Cave Tour @ Wanderlust Tours
9:00 am

Discover the hidden underground world of Central Oregon’s remote, desert lava caves with a naturalist guide!

These large, cool lava tube caves are safe and ultimately 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.

Cave Tours are available throughout the year, inquire at the Eagle Crest adventure desk, located in The Lodge.

Aug
29
Fri
Sisters Farmer’s Market @ Barclay Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

The Sisters Farmer’s Market (SFM) is a food and music festival held every Friday during the season. This year, 2014, the SFM season runs from

June 6 through September 26, 3:00 to 6:00 P.M. in Barclay Park, Sisters, Oregon.

We specialize in locally grown plants and produce and locally made foods with a smattering of local crafters thrown in to add shopping excitement. Each Friday features a different local musician or musical group that performs in the shade under the trees in the park. Shoppers at the market are invited to listen while they shop or grab a snack from a vendor and sit at a table in the square to enjoy the music as they relax.

Aug
30
Sat
Guided Fly Fishing Trip
7:00 am

Fly Fishing Trips

Our fly fishing guides prepare over 40 different trips on the lakes and rivers of Central Oregon, and we have something for everyone who is interested in fly fishing. Fly fishing can be a fun activity in all four seasons, but you’ll find some of the best fly fishing in spring and fall. Reservations required, contact the Eagle Crest Experience Concierge for more information.

Aug
31
Sun
Daily Trail Rides @ The Stables at Eagle Crest
Aug 31 all-day

Daily Trail Rides

Allow our professional wranglers to guide you through the panoramic high desert from one of our beautiful horses.

Rides depart daily at 9:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm. Reservations required.

Sep
2
Tue
Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Sep 2 all-day

Paddle the glassy waters of a spectacular mountain lake as Wanderlust Tours’ renowned guides highlight tucked-away spots on these beautiful lakes that you may never find by going on your own – be sure to watch for otter, mink, osprey and eagles, and bring a camera for the best mountain views in Central Oregon.

Enjoy a day or moonlight canoe tour. Spend 2 1/4 hours on the water for relaxation and soaking in the beauty with Wanderlust Tours! Wear your swimsuit for a refreshing dip.

You’ll see parts of these large lakes that you can only see by canoe; you’ll paddle into the secluded fingers and coves created by the basaltic lava flows of Mt. Bachelor. Surrounded by the Three Sisters and Broken Top mountains, canoeing provides the ultimate experience in this area!

Redmond Farmer’s Market @ Centennial Park
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farmers Market

OREGON & LOCALLY GROWN PRODUCTS

Join the Redmond community each Tuesday for fresh local produce, artisan foods, crafts, live music and more. This year will feature Justy’s Jelly, The Village Baker from Bend, Bliss Baking – vegan bakery in Redmond, Boyco Honey. There will also be free range, organic, grass fed beef  / pork and organic chicken from Rainshadow Organics in Terrebonne and DD Ranch in Terrebonne which have no hormones or antibiotics.

This season will be full of great food and fun for the whole family. Conveniently located downtown in Centennial Park from 3:00pm to 6:00pm every Tuesday.

Follow the Redmond Farmer’s Market on Facebook for up to date information.