Every now and then, you’ll find a good enough reason to venture outside the neighborhood.

 

  

 CARGO BIKE RODEO & BEND DISASTER RELIEF TRIALS

6/3/2017 12:00 AM

The CARGo Bike Rodeo is for avid cyclists, cargo bike adventurers, or anyone who is cycle-curious. It's a free, family friendly event with obstacle courses, live music, food and of course beer.

Bend Electric Bikes, 223 NW Hill St.

THE POWER OF FILM: A BENDFILM FUNDRAISER

6/3/2017 6:00 PM

Join BendFilm for the premiere of a short documentary produced in collaboration with Oregon Adaptive Sports (OAS). Celebrate our mission to strengthen the community, to inspire social change and to enhance lives through the unique power of film. Featuring live music, food, drinks, and, of course, FILM. It will be an unforgettable evening!

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd.

HEAVEN CAN WAIT 5K

6/4/2017 9:00 AM

St. Charles Foundation's annual Heaven Can Wait 5K walk/run for breast cancer has grown to become one of the largest 5K races in Central Oregon.

Drake Park, Near Downtown Bend

DAVID ARCHULETA IN CONCERT AT THE TOWER

6/6/2017 7:30 PM

A special performance from Billboard Hot 100 artist and young pop singing sensation, David Archuleta!

Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St.

OREGON SENIOR GAMES

6/8/2017-6/11/2017 7:00 AM

Bend, Oregon is the Mountain Town that has it all, and now it has the Oregon Senior Games! Competitors from around the country will gather in Bend for an unforgettable weekend of athleticism and fun.

Various Venues Throughout Bend

6TH ANNUAL FERMENTATION CELEBRATION

6/8/2017 4:00 PM

The Fermentation Celebration is a beer walk through the popular Old Mill District, with tastings from the region’s growing number of breweries.  Participating breweries will feature unique, experimental and limited release beers – many of which will only available at the Fermentation Celebration.

Old Mill District, Powerhouse Dr.

76TH ANNUAL SISTERS RODEO

6/9/2017-6/11/2017 7:00 PM

Come celebrate the 76th Annual Sisters Rodeo, the Biggest Little Show in the World.

Sisters Rodeo Grounds, 67637 Highway 20, Between Sisters and Bend

JOHN MELLENCAMP IN CONCERT

6/11/2017 6:30 PM

Join us for John Mellencamp with special guests Jewel and Carlene Carter!

Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin-Hixon Dr.

CREST THE CASCADES BIKE RIDE

6/17/2017 8:00 AM

This ride offers some of the most spectacular scenery in central Oregon. The opportunity to ride on a closed highway through lava flows that are thousands of years old makes this event one of a kind.

Sisters Park and Recreation, 1750 W. McKinney Butte Rd, Sisters

BITE OF BEND

6/23/2017-6/25/2017 5:00 PM

Central Oregon’s largest food festival!

Downtown, On Bond St. between Franklin Ave. & Greenwood Ave.

AN EVENING WITH PINK MARTINI

6/30/2017 6:00 PM

Please join us for an evening with Pink Martini, with both China Forbes and Storm Large!

Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin-Hixon Dr.

CENTRAL OREGON SATURDAY MARKET

7/1/2017 10:00 AM

Join us every Saturday, from 10am to 4pm, for the largest gathering of local artists and crafters East of the Cascades, since 1974.

Downtown, Across from Library, 520 NW Wall St.

JULY 4TH PET PARADE & OLD FASHIONED FESTIVAL

7/4/2017 10:00 AM

Come celebrate our country’s independence on July 4th with Bend Park & Recreation!

Downtown Bend and Drake Park

MUNCH AND MUSIC SERIES

Thursdays 5:30 PM

Enjoying its 27th anniversary in 2017, the Drake Park Munch & Music free concert series continues to be a summertime favorite. The weekly series provides the community of Central Oregon with a great chance to strengthen their bond while enjoying the arts, outstanding food and free music.

Drake Park, 777 NW Riverside Blvd.

SUMMER FESTIVAL

7/7/2017 - 7/9/2017 5:00 PM

Enjoying 27 years of kicking off the summer season, the Bank of Cascades Bend Summer Festival draws 75,000 visitors for a weekend like no other. Festival features fine artists and craftspeople, artisans and performers, and three stages of some of the best regional and national blues, rock and jazz.

Downtown Bend

TOUR DES CHUTES

7/8/2017 5:00 AM

Tour des Chutes is a multi distance cycling event and/or a 5K run or walk to raise funds for local cancer survivorship programs for children and adults. This is our 13th year supporting programs in Central Oregon.

High Lakes Elementary School, 2500 NW High Lakes Loop

SISTERS OUTDOOR QUILT SHOW

7/8/2017 9:00 AM

The 41st anniversary of the annual outdoor quilt show in the heart of downtown Sisters. Over 1000 quilts are displayed by quilting guilds and individual quilters from around the country and around the world.

Downtown Sisters, Oregon

SLIGHTLY STOOPID IN CONCERT

7/15/2017 4:30 PM

Join us for the sounds of summer 2017, featuring Slightly Stoopid, with special guests, Iration, J Boog, and The Movement!Ticket Mill 541.318.5457

Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin-Hixon Dr.

CASCADE CYCLING CLASSIC

7/19/2017 - 7/23/2017 7:00 AM

The 38th annual Cascade Cycling Classic presented by Regence BlueCross BlueShield will be held July 19-23, 2017. Come cheer the racers on!

Various Routes Throughout Bend and Central Oregon

JACK JOHNSON IN CONCERT

7/20/2017 6:30 PM

Join us for an evening with Jack Johnson! Ticket Mill 541.318.5457

Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin-Hixon Dr.

BEND ELKS BASEBALL

7/27/2017 6:35 PM

The Wooden Bat League is a college summer league that allows star college players a chance to be spotted by Big League talent scouts. Tonight's game is against Yakima.

Vince Ginna Stadium, 401 SE Roosevelt St.

BALLOONS OVER BEND - NIGHT GLOW

7/28/2017 8:30 PM

Night Glow at Riverbend Park along the Deschutes River is a splendid illumination show as the balloons are filled up with ignited propane to light up against the darkened sky.

Riverbend Park, 799 SW Columbia St.