August – October 2014

Aug
5
Tue
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.

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
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!

Bend Farmer’s Market @ Brooks Street Alleyway, Downtown Bend
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.

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
29
Fri
The Central Oregon Wild West Show @ Rodeo Arena at Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Aug 29 – Aug 31 all-day

2014-Central-Oregon-Wild-West-Show

Hours and Showtimes

Friday the 29th: 2:00pm – 8:30pm (performance at 7:00pm)
Saturday the 30th: 10:00am – 8:00pm (performances at 2:00pm and 6:00pm)
Sunday the 31st: 10:00am – 4:00pm (performance at 2:00pm)

This is a new event which will be held at the Rodeo Arena at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds. There will be a $8.00 admission to this event which will include an hour and a half show similar to the famous “Buffalo Bill Show.” Surrounding the arena will be a Variety of Arts, Crafts. Food and Educational Exhibits.

About the Show

The mood is set as the old west comes alive while you are seated in the stands of Juniper Arena at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond, Oregon. You will experience time travel as you are taken back to witness the shoot out at the O.K Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. You will also experience a series of old fashion gun fights, Billy the Kid’s last jail break, The James Gang fowled bank robbery at the First National Bank, Annie Oakley and a tribute to Buffalo Bill.

The show is a little more then an hour with 4 performances in 3 days. When you enter the gate you will see an assortment of exhibits among the variety of vendors. In between performances you will be able to mingle throughout the arena and experience the old western town, Square dancing, Blacksmithing, Fur trading, Old Time Photos, a small Calvary camp and Native American Tepees.

Our goal is to bring quality entertainment at an affordable price for the whole family.

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.

Munch and Movies @ Compass Park
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Munch and Movies

Presented by: The Source Weekly

Movie Lineup
August 22nd: Gravity
August 29th: Frozen
September 5th: Sleepless in Seattle
September 12th: The Lego Movie

Bend Movies and More
Family Friendly Festivities
Movie Begins at Dusk
Free Music
Dinner Food and Kettle Korn Available

Friday’s August 15 through September 5 beginning at 6:00 pm at Compass Park. Live music every night before the show starting at 6pm. Movies begin at dusk. Indulge your taste buds in some of the finest food carts in the Bend area. Featuring food from: All Mixed-Up, Famous Kettle Korn, Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Mauna Kea Grill, Noi Thai and Pilot Butte Drive-In.

Aug
30
Sat
Sunriver Marathon For A Cause @ Sunriver Resort
Aug 30 – Aug 31 all-day

Sunriver Marathon 2

Join us for the 4th Annual Sunriver Marathon for a Cause, Marathon (Boston Qualifier), Two Half Marathons, 10k, 5k, Kid’s Dash, August 30- 31, 2014 in beautiful Sunriver, Oregon. In 2014 we will only have the following Challenge Races: Marathon-Half and Half-Half Challenge Races.

Not a runner or walker? Try speed golf at Caldera Springs Links. There is something for everyone to participate in. All race events start in front of the Sunriver Resort Lodge.The Marathon and Half Marathon (Sunday Course) courses wind through the beautiful high desert landscapes of the three adjoining communities Sunriver, Caldera Springs and Crosswater. The Marathon is a Boston Qualifier. All courses will be USATF Certified.

Sunriver is located just 15 miles south of Bend, Oregon off of Hwy 97.

For the 4th year, our beneficary is the Oregon SW Washington Affiliate of Susan G Komen. Last year we raised over 21K to help women in our region and our goal this year is surpass that. So encourage your friends and family to join us this Labor Day weekend.

Central Oregon Saturday Market @ Across from the Downtown Library Between Wall & Bond Streets
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday Market

If you’re interested in finely crafted jewelry, artwork, clothing, or household goods, then the Central Oregon Saturday Market is the place to visit. Stroll and shop, and then enjoy lunch while listening to the sounds of local musicians. Enjoy hand crafted items for all ages: Including dyed and painted cotton shirts, stylish hats, totes, aprons, scarves and dresses. Beautiful hand painted silks, along with eye catching wall art in watercolor and acrylic. Handsome stained glass, metalwork, woodwork, and other artistic items can be purchased for home decorating. Glass and Precious stone jewelry is available at attractive pricing for every budget.

Every Saturday from Memorial Day to September (Open both Sat & Sun on Memorial & Labor Day Weekend).

NW Crossing Saturday Market @ Compass Park
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

NWX Farmers Market

Welcome to your Saturday summer ritual. Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and demonstrations at the Market Center Spotlight. Sip a locally-brewed beer while the kids squeal in delight at the friendly animals in the petting zoo. Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week!

The 2014 season starts Saturday, June 28 and runs each Saturday through September 20th from 10am – 2pm on NW Crossing Drive.

Maragas Winery Grape Stomp @ Maragas Winery
11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Maragas Winery

Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual Grape Stomp! August 30th from 11am to 6pm.   Music, fun for adults and kids alike, and the harkening in of our favorite season – Harvest!

Tickets for the stomp are $10 for adults and free for young adults and kids – ie. 17 years and younger. (Kids are very welcome when accompanied by a parent or guardian 21 years or older – this is definitely fun for the entire family!)

Put your fun hat on and take part in one of several activities:

  • Stomping Grapes – the general stomp where you can put your toes into action.  Adults and kids!
  • Stomp Contests – which team can stomp the most grapes!
  • The Grape Stomp Romptm - this activity starts at the begining of the day.  Whose taste buds are  best – blind taste wine at different stations, and tell us which wine you tasted at each station.  Adults only for this one!
  • And, especially for the kids, in addition to the stomp, we’ll have recreation activities.

Also for your enjoyment, we’ll have two great Central Oregon bands playing throughout the day.  First up will be Parlour from 11:45am to 2:45 pm followed by Lino and his bind from 3pm to 6pm.

They’ll be food available for purchase – what will it be – leg of lamb sliders cooked on a spit!  And, you may also picnic if you like, just no beverages please.

GET TICKETS

Sep
1
Mon
Labor Day
Sep 1 all-day

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Come celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Eagle Crest Resort. Details to follow.

Sep
2
Tue
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.

Wounded Veterans Banquet @ Eagle Crest Conference Center
5:30 pm

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Join Eagle Crest Resort, Grace Lutheran Church and Gary Lewis Outdoors in supporting Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) at the Wounded Veterans Banquet and Silent Auction.

Catered by Eagle Crest Resort
Coq Au Vin or New York Strip Steak
Side dishes and dessert included.

Some Auction Items:

  • Outdoor adventures
  • Romantic get-aways
  • Personal services and more

HAVA is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organizationon formed by companies in the shooting and outdoor industry with the purpose of raising awareness and further assisting disabled veterans and wounded active duty military with their healing process through hunts, shooting sports and other active outdoor activities.

  • HAVA reconnects disabled vets and wounded active duty military personnel with outdoor activities and helps restore confidence in their future.
  • HAVA represents the best instincts of the shooting sports industry in supporting these defenders of freedom.

Register online by clicking here

 

Sep
3
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Sep 3 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!

Bend Farmer’s Market @ Brooks Street Alleyway, Downtown Bend
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.

Music on the Green @ Sam Johnson Park
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Music on the Green

Music on the Green celebrates the finest Redmond has to offer, tapping some of Central Oregon’s best and brightest talent. Familiar genres like country, folk, blue grass, and hits from the ‘50s through today fill the canyon with sound every other Wednesday starting the last week in June, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Sam Johnson Park. This unique series combines free summer concerts and a block party atmosphere for a powerful mix of community and family fun. Music on the Green has evolved over the last 20 years into a summer highlight. Local foods, drinks and desserts round out the evening while kids are drawn to specialized activities created just for them including playgrounds, rock climbing, inflated castles and other adventures. Bring your lawn chairs and the entire family for an evening that really highlights why so many enjoy living in the Redmond Community.

2014 Music Line-up

June 25th – Out of the Blue
Local cover band Out of the Blue will help us kick off our 19th season with the cool sounds of blues, rock and Motown, beginning at 6 p.m.

July 9th – Cheyenne West
Local singer/songwriter Cheyenne West will command the Music on the Green stage with country, southern rock and rockabilly flair.

July 23rd – Cinderblue
Enjoy a slice of Americana with blues, bluegrass and country music by CinderBlue.

August 6th – Kayleb James & Split Atom
Take a musical journey fused with rock, pop and jazz sounds by Kayleb James & Split Atom.

August 20th – Sarah Billings Band
Welcome the soulful pop, funk and blues sounds of the Sarah Billings Band.

September 3rd – Hokulea Dancers
Welcome back the Hokulea Dancers, a troop that will showcase traditional Hawaiian island dance and drumming.

Sep
5
Fri
Sisters Folk Festival @ Sisters, Oregon
Sep 5 – Sep 7 all-day

Sisters Folk Festival

Many greats have graced the stage since the initial Festival in 1995, including Ian Tyson, Tim O’Brien, Jesse Winchester, Natalie MacMaster, Chris Smither, Dave Carter, The Waybacks, John Gorka, Ruthie Foster, The Waifs, The Wailin’ Jennys and more. The Festival is home to six stages, with our main venue at the Village Green Park in downtown Sisters.

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.

Munch and Movies @ Compass Park
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Munch and Movies

Presented by: The Source Weekly

Movie Lineup
August 22nd: Gravity
August 29th: Frozen
September 5th: Sleepless in Seattle
September 12th: The Lego Movie

Bend Movies and More
Family Friendly Festivities
Movie Begins at Dusk
Free Music
Dinner Food and Kettle Korn Available

Friday’s August 15 through September 5 beginning at 6:00 pm at Compass Park. Live music every night before the show starting at 6pm. Movies begin at dusk. Indulge your taste buds in some of the finest food carts in the Bend area. Featuring food from: All Mixed-Up, Famous Kettle Korn, Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Mauna Kea Grill, Noi Thai and Pilot Butte Drive-In.

Sep
7
Sun
The Great Duck Race @ Drake Park
11:00 am

duck race

It’s all for Charities! 2014 Duck Race

The Great Drake Park Rotary Duck Race is scheduled for Sunday, September 7th starting at 11am at Drake Park with great thanks to our title sponsors “Credit Unions Working Together”: Mid Oregon Credit Union, First Community Credit Union, OnPoint, Oregonians Credit Union and SELCO.

The Duck Race is an ongoing annual fundraiser organized by all four Bend area Rotary clubs.  Since 1989, the race has generated over one million dollars for Central Oregon charities, all supporting children and families in need.

Bring the whole family and join in the fun on race day for food, live music and festivities, plus jump and plays and prizes for the kids! See photos from last year.

Duck Race Schedule:

11:00 am – Festivities in park-Music, Food & Activity Booths
12:00 pm – Kids Race 500 Ducks FREE Presented by Bend Broadband
1:30 pm – Race Start! (Galveston Bridge)
1:53 pm – Estimated time winning Ducks begin to cross the Finish Line (Mirror Pond Foot Bridge)
2:30 pm – Winners & Awards are announced at staging area in Drake Park

Proceeds to benefit:

Bethlehem Inn
Healthy Beginnings
Kemple Children’s Dental Clinic
MountainStar Family Relief Nursery
Family Access Network
Bend Rotary Club Foundation

Visit their website for more details and get your Duck Race tickets!

Sep
9
Tue
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.

Sep
10
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Sep 10 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!

Bend Farmer’s Market @ Brooks Street Alleyway, Downtown Bend
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.

Sep
12
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.

Sep
13
Sat
Sisters Fall Street Festival @ Downtown Sisters
10:00 am – September 14, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

sisters sign

This event is in its 7th year. It is an annual event that features arts, crafts, food, and a special silent auction with 100% benefiting the Sisters High School Visual Arts Department. This event is on Oak Street in Downtown Sisters.

Saturday, August 13 from 10am to 5pm
Sunday, August 14 from 10am to 4pm

Oktobercrest @ Eagle Crest Resort
11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Oktobercrest Logo for Cal - no year

September 13th, 11:00am – 9:00pm
Eagle Crest Resort

Bring the whole family and join us for our Oktobercrest celebration
including:
- Dozens of beers on tap
- Wines from Faith, Hope & Charity Vineyards
- Ciders from Atlas Cider Company
- Local Foods
- Live Music
- Oktobercrest 5K Beer Run & Family Run
- Free events and great prizes
- Fun for the whole family

ENTRY: $10 MUGS, $1 TASTING TOKENS

Oktobercrest 5k Beer Run & Family Fun Run @ Eagle Crest Resort
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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September 13th, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Eagle Crest Resort
Sponsored by Footzone

Race through the Deschutes River Canyon and up to the manicured paths of Eagle Crest Resort, all leading up to a runstumble obstacle course to the finish.

All ages are welcome.

Admission for ages 21+: $25, price includes bib, 5 beer tickets and Oktobercrest mug
Admission for ages under 21: $10

Sep
15
Mon
Monthly Moonlight Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Sep 15 – Nov 19 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.

Sep
16
Tue
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.

Sep
17
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Sep 17 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!

Bend Farmer’s Market @ Brooks Street Alleyway, Downtown Bend
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.

Sep
18
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.

Sep
23
Tue
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.

Sep
24
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Sep 24 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!

Bend Farmer’s Market @ Brooks Street Alleyway, Downtown Bend
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.

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

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Pickin’ & Paddlin’ September 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 Sep­tem­ber 24th event fea­tures Bend favorites Moon Moun­tain Ram­bers, The Pitch­fork Rev­o­lu­tion, and Lau­rel Brauns.

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.

Sep
26
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.

Sep
30
Tue
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.

Oct
1
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Oct 1 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!

Bend Farmer’s Market @ Brooks Street Alleyway, Downtown Bend
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.

Oct
3
Fri
Bend Fall Festival @ Downtown Bend
5:00 pm – October 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

Bend Fall Festival

Dozens of your favorite Central Oregon food vendors, local breweries, musicians  and artists all gathered downtown to ring in the harvest. A family harvest street will offer plenty of activities to occupy children while adults enjoy the free live music, Pumpkin Pie contest, and Harvest Market.

Friday, October 3rd 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, October 4th 11:00am to 10:00pm
Sunday, October 5th 11:00am to 5:00pm

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.

Oct
6
Mon
Monthly Moonlight Canoe Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
Oct 6 – Dec 10 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.

Oct
8
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Oct 8 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!

Bend Farmer’s Market @ Brooks Street Alleyway, Downtown Bend
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.

Oct
15
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Oct 15 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!

Bend Farmer’s Market @ Brooks Street Alleyway, Downtown Bend
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bend Farmers Market

Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one of Oregon’s leading farm–direct marketplaces, bringing together growers and producers with people who hunger for fresh, local, healthful foods and agricultural goods. The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. We’ve also continued to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to launch a Farm to School program.

Oct
16
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.