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
14
Thu
Bend Brew Fest @ The Les Schwab Amphitheater at The Old Mill
12:00 pm – August 16, 2014 @ 11:00 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
15
Fri
Yoga Strength & Yoga Stretch @ Ridge & Resort Sports Centers
Aug 15 all-day

Yoga designed to increase strength and flexibility. We offer a Yoga Strength class typically on Friday mornings and a Yoga Stretch class Monday evenings. For our current schedule of classes, click here.

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.

Sisters Doggie Dash @ Sisters Park & Recreation
9:00 am

Dog Run

Sisters is Gonna ‘Have a Waggin’ Good Time

Saturday, August 16 is a day for the dogs. Come out and bring your favorite canine-bring them all-to the Sisters Doggie Dash Run/Walk starting at 9 am at Sisters Park & Recreation (SPRD). Friends of the Sisters Library has partnered with SPRD, The Dog Art Show at the Artworks, and Furry Friends Foundation to host a fun event for the entire family.

There will be pet entertainment, pet product vendors and food vendors for everyone-both people and pets. A 5K walk/run and a 2-mile walk, with or without your canine friend, is open to all ages. The well-marked route from SPRD through shaded US Forest Service trails will work off some of that extra energy. Don’t have a dog? No worries-several nonprofits will have dogs available for loan and/or adoption.

Early registration for the Doggie Dash Walk/Run is through August 14: $25/participant or $50 for up to 3 participants; $5 extra to register morning of the event. All registrants receive a 2014 free membership to Friends of the Sisters Library. Register online ( www.sistersrecreation.com), pick up a registration form at the Library, then drop applications off at SPRD. Leash and rabies vaccination tags/proof required. The first 100 who register will receive a commemorative gift and doggie goody bag.

So bring the kids, the dogs and be prepared for lots of entertainment for a great cause. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Sisters Library, in partnership with Furry Friends Foundation, and SPRD.

Zumba Fitness @ Ridge Sports Center - Gym
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Get your groove on with this fun dance workout for all abilities, featuring pop and Latin-inspired music in an environment that’s all about having fun.

We offer Zumba classes every week. For the current hours and schedule of classes, click here.

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.

Quilt Show in the Park @ Pioneer Park
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

OR Summer Quilt Show

2014 Mt Bachelor’s Quilters Guild Quilt Show

The Annual Mt Bachelor Quilt Show is to be held outdoors in Pioneer Park at the corner of Wall Street and Portland Ave. The quilt show will be held for one day only, Saturday August 16, 2014, from 10 AM to 4 PM.

 

 

Skill Building Golf Clinic @ The Ridge/Challenge Practice Facility
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Eagle Crest Resort School of Golf

The emphasis at these Clinics will be to learn the timeless essentials of golf with the assistance of our PGA staff. Our goal is to make golfers proficient in the necessary skills in order to hit the ball solidly, straight, and long.

This clinic is offered every Thursday and Saturday from 12:00pm-1:00pm until September 27th. No reservations are required. Please show up at the Ridge Pro Shop ten minutes prior to the scheduled clinic time.

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.

Brick Fields @ Sunriver Amphitheater
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Turf Tunes

Turf Tunes presents music by Brick Fields. Free in the SHARC amphitheater.

Turf Tunes Sunriver Style kicks off its summer of free music on Sunday evenings July 7-August 17. Sponsored by Seven Peaks Paving, bring the entire family along with a picnic basket, blanket or low profile chair for these lively, outdoor concerts in the amphitheater at SHARC. Food and beverage sales will be available from local vendors. No glass or pets, please!

19th Annual Drifters Harvest Run @ Centennial Park
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Drifters Car Show

Classic, antique, hot rods and custom cars will fill Redmond’s Centennial Park. The nineteenth annual Drifter’s Car Club Harvest Run is set for August 17-18. Close to 200 vehicles, including classic and antique autos, hot rods and customs will be on display. The show will be held downtown Redmond in the vicinity of Centennial Park. The event begins at 6pm Friday with a barbeque, Cruise In, rock and roll oldies by popular DJ Duke Edwards and dancing. An “unsanctioned” cruise through downtown Redmond begins at 8pm. The Run continues at 10am Saturday with a Show and Shine, music, Gravity Grand Prix, Poker Walk and a raffle with the opportunity to win fabulous prizes. Admission to both days is free. There is a nominal fee to enter the car show. The Harvest Run is a benefit for Make A Wish Foundation of Oregon, Hospice of Redmond and Sisters and Sparrow Clubs.

Aug
18
Mon
Resort Cup – Widgi Creek @ Widgi Creek
9:00 am

Golf 4

The Men’s Clubs from Eagle Crest Resort, Widgi Creek Golf Club and Sunriver compete for the coveted Resort Cup at four of Central Oregon’s premier courses. This is Stage 3 of the event.

This event features a 9:00am shotgun start off the back nine.

This four-part series takes place over the course of the summer and will be hosted at each of the four courses.

Must be a member of the Men’s Club to play. Contact Reed Sloss at 541.504.5240 for more information.

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!

Free Golf Clinic @ Ridge/Challenge Practice Facility
11:00 am

Eagle Crest Resort School of Golf

In 2014 we are pleased to offer Free Golf Clinics to our golfers and those interested in learning how to play. These informative Clinics are designed to introduce students to the Eagle Crest School of Golf and provide valuable instruction on a vital subject of the game.

This clinic is offered every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 11:00am until September 27th. No reservations are required. Please show up at the Ridge Pro Shop ten minutes prior to the scheduled clinic time.

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!

Innergystics @ Ridge Sports Center - Gym
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Innergystics classes are typically held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00am – 10:00am.

Current hours and schedule of classes: Click here

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.

Wine Tasting at Silverleaf Cafe @ Silverleaf Cafe at Eagle Crest Resort
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Margas Malbec

Please join us at the Silverleaf Cafe for wine tastings every Wednesday and Friday from 3:00pm-6:00pm. Our wine experts will indulge your senses and educate your pallet with tastings from some of Oregon, Washington and California’s finest wines.

Tastings start at $1.00
Wines by the glass are $5.00
All bottle purchases are 10% off during tasting hours.

Each afternoon will feature five wines selected from Silverleaf Cafe’s wine list. Selections from wineries such as Maragas, Maryhill, Steelhead and Eola Hills may be featured for a tasting by our wine experts.

There will be live music featuring Pear Tree Lane on the second Friday of every month.

For more information, call the Silverleaf Cafe at 541.548.7558.

Women’s Situational Golf Clinic @ Ridge/Challenge Practice Facility
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Eagle Crest Resort School of Golf

These fun and encouraging clinics are designed exclusively for women, with an emphasis on the fundamentals of the full swing and short game. These clinics do offer some flexibility, so come with questions. Lesson content may include instruction on the practice facility or play on the golf course. Lead by PGA Head Golf Professional, Tam Bronkey, the goal of these clinics is to improve you golf ability in a fun and relaxed environment.

This clinic is offered every Wednesday from 5:00pm-6:00pm until September 27th. No reservations are required. Please show up at the Ridge Pro Shop ten minutes prior to the scheduled clinic time.

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.

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.

Skill Building Golf Clinic @ The Ridge/Challenge Practice Facility
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Eagle Crest Resort School of Golf

The emphasis at these Clinics will be to learn the timeless essentials of golf with the assistance of our PGA staff. Our goal is to make golfers proficient in the necessary skills in order to hit the ball solidly, straight, and long.

This clinic is offered every Thursday and Saturday from 12:00pm-1:00pm until September 27th. No reservations are required. Please show up at the Ridge Pro Shop ten minutes prior to the scheduled clinic time.

Family Golf Outings @ The Ridge/Challenge Practice Facility
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Eagle Crest Resort School of Golf

These outings will emphasize taking your golfing skills to the golf course with the assistance of your PGA instructor. Family golf outings will offer benefits to new golfers and experts alike no matter the age, so we encourage you to bring the whole family.

This clinic is offered every Thursday from 5:00pm-6:00pm until September 11th. No reservations are required. Please show up at the Ridge Pro Shop ten minutes prior to the scheduled time.

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!

Fondue Fridays @ Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards

Join us at the Vineyard every Friday night at 5:00pm for an amazing night of music with different weekly artists and enjoy Fondue for Two for $30.00. Bring your friends and celebrate the evening! Call 541.526.5075 to reserve your table!

Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards is located at:
70450 NW Lower Valley Drive
Terrebonne, Oregon 97760

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.

Twelfth Night Shakespeare in the Park @ Drake Park
7:00 pm

Shakespeare in the Park

The Shakespeare in the Park series is one of the benchmark cultural events in Central Oregon. Lay It Out Events and Portland’s Northwest Classical Theatre Company are again bringing the Bard back to Bend and Sunriver for three brilliant performances of Shakespeare’s quintessential comedy: Twelfth Night.

All of the trappings are there: A plucky, young heroine disguised as a boy, mistaken identities, happy marriages, and perhaps the bawdiest joke in all of his plays! Twelfth Night is a comedy that’s not afraid to wear its heart on its sleeve.

Doors open at 5PM.

Aug
23
Sat
Sisters Wild West Show @ Creekside Park
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day

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This is the 2nd year for this event. It was a tremendous success for a first year show. It received front page write ups in the Sisters Nugget Newspaper, The Bulletin in the Local News and Arts & Entertainment. This event also received news coverage by Channel 21 Bend. There is a Variety of Arts, Crafts, Antiques in this event including Western and Native American. For entertainment there are western skits with a western front town.

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!

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.

Terrebonne Cruz In @ Downtown Terrebonne
10:00 am

Terrebonne Cruz In

Terrebonne Cruz In featuring Trophy Classes in Convertible Sports Car, Muscle Car, Pickup/Utility Pre 1960, Best Pre 30′s, Best 30′s, Best 40′s, Best 50′s, Best 60′s and Best 70′s and newer.  Best Motorcycle, Best Custom Paint, Best Upholstry, Best Rat Rod, Club Participation Award and Sponsor Choice Award.

Skill Building Golf Clinic @ The Ridge/Challenge Practice Facility
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Eagle Crest Resort School of Golf

The emphasis at these Clinics will be to learn the timeless essentials of golf with the assistance of our PGA staff. Our goal is to make golfers proficient in the necessary skills in order to hit the ball solidly, straight, and long.

This clinic is offered every Thursday and Saturday from 12:00pm-1:00pm until September 27th. No reservations are required. Please show up at the Ridge Pro Shop ten minutes prior to the scheduled clinic time.

Twelfth Night Shakespeare in the Park @ Drake Park
7:00 pm

Shakespeare in the Park

The Shakespeare in the Park series is one of the benchmark cultural events in Central Oregon. Lay It Out Events and Portland’s Northwest Classical Theatre Company are again bringing the Bard back to Bend and Sunriver for three brilliant performances of Shakespeare’s quintessential comedy: Twelfth Night.

All of the trappings are there: A plucky, young heroine disguised as a boy, mistaken identities, happy marriages, and perhaps the bawdiest joke in all of his plays! Twelfth Night is a comedy that’s not afraid to wear its heart on its sleeve.

Doors open at 5PM.

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!

Jack Johnson @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Twelfth Night Shakespeare in the Park @ SHARC Amphitheater
7:00 pm

Shakespeare in the Park

The Shakespeare in the Park series is one of the benchmark cultural events in Central Oregon. Lay It Out Events and Portland’s Northwest Classical Theatre Company are again bringing the Bard back to Bend and Sunriver for three brilliant performances of Shakespeare’s quintessential comedy: Twelfth Night.

All of the trappings are there: A plucky, young heroine disguised as a boy, mistaken identities, happy marriages, and perhaps the bawdiest joke in all of his plays! Twelfth Night is a comedy that’s not afraid to wear its heart on its sleeve.

Doors open at 5PM.

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.

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.

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!

Lap Swim @ Ridge Sports Center - Indoor Pool
Aug 26 all-day
Pickleball Drop-ins & Clinics @ Ridge Sports Center - Gym
Aug 26 all-day

We offer various drop-ins and clinics including beginning and women-only sessions. Please check our current hours and event schedule for the latest drop-in dates and times.

Paddles are available and non-marking shoes are required. The sport is played on a court with the same dimensions as a doubles badminton court. The net is two inches lower than tennis, and played with a hard paddle and a polymer, which is a smaller version of a wiffle ball. With a smaller court and slower ball speed, pickleball is much easier to play than tennis.

A little pickleball trivia: the game started during the summer of 1965 on Bainbridge Island, Washington at the home of Congressman Joel Pritchard. He and two of his friends returned from golf and found their families bored one Saturday afternoon. They attempted to set up badminton but no one could find the shuttlecock. They improvised with a wiffle ball, lowered the badminton net, and fabricated paddles of plywood from a nearby shed. The name is said to have originated by Joan Pritchard, who said it reminded her of the “Pickle Boat crew where oarsmen were chosen from the leftovers of other boats.”

Current hours and schedule of classes: Click here

Round 1 Women’s Club Championship @ The Ridge Course
8:30 am

Women's Club

Round 1 Women’s Club Championship

The Women’s Club will play at the Ridge Course with a shotgun start at 8:30am. Call Dianne Rogers for more information at 541.550.9276.

Free Golf Clinic @ Ridge/Challenge Practice Facility
11:00 am

Eagle Crest Resort School of Golf

In 2014 we are pleased to offer Free Golf Clinics to our golfers and those interested in learning how to play. These informative Clinics are designed to introduce students to the Eagle Crest School of Golf and provide valuable instruction on a vital subject of the game.

This clinic is offered every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 11:00am until September 27th. No reservations are required. Please show up at the Ridge Pro Shop ten minutes prior to the scheduled clinic time.

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.

Dave Matthews Band @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wine Tasting at Niblick and Greene’s @ Niblick and Greene's
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wine Tasting

Please join us at Niblick and Greene’s for wine tastings every second and fourth Tuesday throughout the summer. We will host different Oregon or Washington wineries each Tuesday on our patio from 5:00pm-7:00pm.

For more information, call Niblick and Greene’s at 541.548.4220.

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Adult Rec Swim @ Ridge Sports Center - Indoor Pool
Aug 27 all-day

We offer various rec swim hours each week.  For our current swim hours, click here.

Adults only please.

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!

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.

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.