September – December 2014

Sep
20
Sat
WilderFest Block Party @ ONDA's Parking Lot | Near Strictly Organic
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WilderFest

Let’s get wild! Join wilderness advocates, desert lovers and community members for the grand finale of Wilderness Weekend! Enjoy live entertainment, conservation and art vendors, delicious food and local beer.

MUSIC: Truck Stop Gravy, Pitchfork Revolution and Wilderness
BEER: Worthy Brewing Company
WHERE: ONDA’s Parking Lot | Near Strictly Organic | 50 SW Bond St. | Bend
WHEN: 4-9 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free | Open to public | All ages welcome

Sep
22
Mon
Bend Brew Bus Tour @ Eagle Crest Lodge
1:30 pm

Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest culture on the Bend Brew Bus and The Local Pour. It is our passion to take you behind the scenes at Bend’s breweries, wineries and artisan distilleries – all while enjoying complimentary samples.

The Bend Brew Bus offers daily Bend Ale Trail tours through select Bend breweries. Reserve your behind-the-scenes “beerventure” today.

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!

Eagle & Coyote Club Crafts @ Resort Sports Center
9:30 am – 10:30 am

This activity occurs weekly on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:30am – 10:30am. Children aged 4-12 are invited. Reservations are required; minimum of 4 children for each reservation.

For current schedule, click here.

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.

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!

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

Oct
6
Mon
Bend Brew Bus Tour @ Eagle Crest Lodge
1:30 pm

Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest culture on the Bend Brew Bus and The Local Pour. It is our passion to take you behind the scenes at Bend’s breweries, wineries and artisan distilleries – all while enjoying complimentary samples.

The Bend Brew Bus offers daily Bend Ale Trail tours through select Bend breweries. Reserve your behind-the-scenes “beerventure” today.

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!

Eagle & Coyote Club Crafts @ Resort Sports Center
9:30 am – 10:30 am

This activity occurs weekly on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:30am – 10:30am. Children aged 4-12 are invited. Reservations are required; minimum of 4 children for each reservation.

For current schedule, click here.

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!

Oct
20
Mon
Bend Brew Bus Tour @ Eagle Crest Lodge
1:30 pm

Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest culture on the Bend Brew Bus and The Local Pour. It is our passion to take you behind the scenes at Bend’s breweries, wineries and artisan distilleries – all while enjoying complimentary samples.

The Bend Brew Bus offers daily Bend Ale Trail tours through select Bend breweries. Reserve your behind-the-scenes “beerventure” today.

Oct
22
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Oct 22 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!

Eagle & Coyote Club Crafts @ Resort Sports Center
9:30 am – 10:30 am

This activity occurs weekly on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:30am – 10:30am. Children aged 4-12 are invited. Reservations are required; minimum of 4 children for each reservation.

For current schedule, click here.

Oct
29
Wed
Paulina Plunge @ Paulina Plunge
Oct 29 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!

Oct
31
Fri
Halloween Party @ Old Mill District
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

halloween

Celebrate Halloween in the Old Mill District!
Bring your little ones in costume to the Old Mill District for crafts and trick-or-treating in each of the Old Mill District stores and restaurants on Thursday, October 31, from 4-7 pm.

Activities include:

  • Trick-or-Treating at our many shops and restaurants
  • Wagon Rides by Cowboy Carriage
  • Art Station Creative Crafts a program of Arts Central
  • Bend Science Station flying pumpkins
  • Rippin Reptile 4-H Club & Central Oregon Herpetology (located in the former Orvis building)
  • Great Horned Owl, Sunriver Nature Center (outside new Simply Mac store)
  • Performance by Peace Chords of Westside Village Magnet School
Nov
3
Mon
Bend Brew Bus Tour @ Eagle Crest Lodge
1:30 pm

Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest culture on the Bend Brew Bus and The Local Pour. It is our passion to take you behind the scenes at Bend’s breweries, wineries and artisan distilleries – all while enjoying complimentary samples.

The Bend Brew Bus offers daily Bend Ale Trail tours through select Bend breweries. Reserve your behind-the-scenes “beerventure” today.

Nov
5
Wed
Eagle & Coyote Club Crafts @ Resort Sports Center
9:30 am – 10:30 am

This activity occurs weekly on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:30am – 10:30am. Children aged 4-12 are invited. Reservations are required; minimum of 4 children for each reservation.

For current schedule, click here.

Nov
17
Mon
Bend Brew Bus Tour @ Eagle Crest Lodge
1:30 pm

Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest culture on the Bend Brew Bus and The Local Pour. It is our passion to take you behind the scenes at Bend’s breweries, wineries and artisan distilleries – all while enjoying complimentary samples.

The Bend Brew Bus offers daily Bend Ale Trail tours through select Bend breweries. Reserve your behind-the-scenes “beerventure” today.

Nov
19
Wed
Eagle & Coyote Club Crafts @ Resort Sports Center
9:30 am – 10:30 am

This activity occurs weekly on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:30am – 10:30am. Children aged 4-12 are invited. Reservations are required; minimum of 4 children for each reservation.

For current schedule, click here.

Dec
1
Mon
Bend Brew Bus Tour @ Eagle Crest Lodge
1:30 pm

Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest culture on the Bend Brew Bus and The Local Pour. It is our passion to take you behind the scenes at Bend’s breweries, wineries and artisan distilleries – all while enjoying complimentary samples.

The Bend Brew Bus offers daily Bend Ale Trail tours through select Bend breweries. Reserve your behind-the-scenes “beerventure” today.

Dec
3
Wed
Eagle & Coyote Club Crafts @ Resort Sports Center
9:30 am – 10:30 am

This activity occurs weekly on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:30am – 10:30am. Children aged 4-12 are invited. Reservations are required; minimum of 4 children for each reservation.

For current schedule, click here.

Dec
15
Mon
Bend Brew Bus Tour @ Eagle Crest Lodge
1:30 pm

Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest culture on the Bend Brew Bus and The Local Pour. It is our passion to take you behind the scenes at Bend’s breweries, wineries and artisan distilleries – all while enjoying complimentary samples.

The Bend Brew Bus offers daily Bend Ale Trail tours through select Bend breweries. Reserve your behind-the-scenes “beerventure” today.

Dec
17
Wed
Eagle & Coyote Club Crafts @ Resort Sports Center
9:30 am – 10:30 am

This activity occurs weekly on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:30am – 10:30am. Children aged 4-12 are invited. Reservations are required; minimum of 4 children for each reservation.

For current schedule, click here.

Dec
29
Mon
Bend Brew Bus Tour @ Eagle Crest Lodge
1:30 pm

Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest culture on the Bend Brew Bus and The Local Pour. It is our passion to take you behind the scenes at Bend’s breweries, wineries and artisan distilleries – all while enjoying complimentary samples.

The Bend Brew Bus offers daily Bend Ale Trail tours through select Bend breweries. Reserve your behind-the-scenes “beerventure” today.

Dec
31
Wed
Eagle & Coyote Club Crafts @ Resort Sports Center
9:30 am – 10:30 am

This activity occurs weekly on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:30am – 10:30am. Children aged 4-12 are invited. Reservations are required; minimum of 4 children for each reservation.

For current schedule, click here.