August – September 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
28
Thu
Round 2 Women’s Club Championship @ The Ridge Course
8:30 am

Women's Club

Round 2 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.

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

golf

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

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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.

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 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.

The Little Woody @ Des Chutes Historical Museum
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Little Woody

August 29th and 30th, 2014
Friday 5PM-10PM; Saturday Noon-10PM

The Little Woody Barrel Aged Brew and Whiskey Fest presented by Bigfoot Beverages was created to commemorate one of Central Oregon’s cultural hallmarks – craft beers. This is a festival for beer lovers and connoisseurs alike!

In the past, brewers served beer that had been aged in oaken casks. Once again, brewers are turning to these historic techniques in order to add depth of flavor to their brews. The Little Woody celebrates this ancient brewing technique as adapted by American craft brewers, featuring beers aged in wine barrels, whiskey barrels and oak barrels, which uniquely flavors and intensifies the beer.

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.

Out of the Blue Dance Band @ Faith Hope & Charity Vineyards
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Out of the Blue Dance Band

Out of the Blue Dance Band at Faith Hope & Charity Vineyards!

Join us for a great evening of awesome music! We will have wine for purchase, along with a food truck joining us, and of course a view that will knock your socks off!

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

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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.

Art in the High Desert @ The Alfred A. Dolezal Art Gallery
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Art-Gallery

Unleash Your Inspiration!
This fun yet informative workshop will teach you the basics of proportion, composition and the effects of light to get the creative juices flowing. You will learn to arrange and vary the elements in your painting with an emphasis on discovering your individual creative style. After this six hour course, you will be pleased to have created your very own masterpiece!

Adults & mature teens
No experience necessary

Cost $175
(includes basic materials)

No refunds given on class fees.

Visit his website for more information.

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).

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.

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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.

The Little Woody @ Des Chutes Historical Museum
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Little Woody

August 29th and 30th, 2014
Friday 5PM-10PM; Saturday Noon-10PM

The Little Woody Barrel Aged Brew and Whiskey Fest presented by Bigfoot Beverages was created to commemorate one of Central Oregon’s cultural hallmarks – craft beers. This is a festival for beer lovers and connoisseurs alike!

In the past, brewers served beer that had been aged in oaken casks. Once again, brewers are turning to these historic techniques in order to add depth of flavor to their brews. The Little Woody celebrates this ancient brewing technique as adapted by American craft brewers, featuring beers aged in wine barrels, whiskey barrels and oak barrels, which uniquely flavors and intensifies the beer.

 

Aug
31
Sun
Art in the High Desert @ The Alfred A. Dolezal Art Gallery
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Art-Gallery

Unleash Your Inspiration!
This fun yet informative workshop will teach you the basics of proportion, composition and the effects of light to get the creative juices flowing. You will learn to arrange and vary the elements in your painting with an emphasis on discovering your individual creative style. After this six hour course, you will be pleased to have created your very own masterpiece!

Adults & mature teens
No experience necessary

Cost $175
(includes basic materials)

No refunds given on class fees.

Visit his website for more information.

Sep
1
Mon
Labor Day
Sep 1 all-day

American flag background - shot and lit in studio

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

Sep
2
Tue
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.

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
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.

Sep
4
Thu
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

golf

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.

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.

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 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.

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
6
Sat
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.

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
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.

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.

Sep
10
Wed
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.

Sep
11
Thu
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

golf

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.

Sep
12
Fri
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 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.

Les Misérables @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm

Les Mis

Directed by Mike Nowak and assisted by Brad Ruder. Orchestra conducted by Michael Gesme

“Les Misérables is an epic tale of revolution, romance, and redemption that presents a powerful affirmation of the human spirit told through some of the most beautiful and memorable music ever written for the theatre. The story is set in 19th century France and focuses on convict Jean Valjean, who is on the run while being hunted relentlessly for breaking his parole by his adversary, Police Inspector Javert. Valjean has no choice but to fight for his life and sacrifice everything to honor the promises he has made and protect the people he loves.

“Les Misérables” will have its Central Oregon premiere when it opens at the Tower Theatre, as part of its Marquee Series, on September 12, 2014 for a limited run of six performances. “Les Misérables” is being produced by Shore Thing Productions, the company that staged “1776” In Concert with an all female cast at the Tower in 2012.

Dream the Dream!

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

Oktobercrest Logo for Cal - no year

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

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.

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
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.

Sep
17
Wed
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.

Sep
18
Thu
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.

Sep
19
Fri
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 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.

Bend Oktoberfest @ Downtown Bend
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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The Bend Oktoberfest, a free community event, will be held to raise funds for beautification efforts like flowers, Christmas décor, bike racks, benches, & more that keep Downtown Bend beautiful.

Traditional Bavarian foods along with seasonal and Oktoberfest brews served from our local beer sponsors Bend Brewing Company, Boneyard Beer, Crux Fermentation Project, Deschutes Brewery, Silver Moon Brewing, and Worthy Brewing. German and Austrian wines will be provided by The Wine Shop & Beer Tasting Bar. European-inspired cider from Atlas Cider Company.

Friday activities will include traditional Bavarian music, beer, cider, wine, and food. Friday also means the start of DoubleTree by Hilton Bend Oktoberfest Games including the 92/9 FM Yodeling Contest & Natural Edge Furniture Hammerschlagen Competition (race to hammer a nail into a log).

Saturday will be the OnPoint Community Credit Union Family Fest, activities will include bouncy houses, face painting, treats, and more. DoubleTree by Hilton Bend Oktoberfest Games continue with Medieval German Sword Play, The Hutch’s Bicycles Tricycle Races, Wiener Dog Parade, and the legendary Deschutes Veterinary Clinic Wiener Dog Races benefiting the Humane Society of Central Oregon held in the afternoon.

Saturday evening will include live music and the final events where participants will show their best Bend Oktoberfest spirit for cash prizes.

September 19th & 20th, 2014
Friday 5:00pm to 10:00pm & Saturday 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Sep
20
Sat
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.

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
23
Tue
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.

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.

Sep
24
Wed
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.