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

 

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL IN CONCERT

8/1/2017 7:30 PM

10-Time GRAMMY Award winners return to the stage!

Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St.

SUN COUNTRY TOURS RAFT N' BREW

Wednesdays 4:30 PM

Raft n’ Brew trips combine two iconic Bend experiences: whitewater rafting on the Deschutes River and craft beer!

Sun Country Tours, 531 SW 13th St.

PONDEROSA: NATURE TALKS IN THE TREES

Thursdays 10:00 AM

Beginning Thursday, July 6th, the Deschutes National Forest’s Cascade Lakes Welcome Station will be hosting an eight week speaker series, “PONDERosa: Nature Talks in the Trees” at 10am every Thursday through August 24th.

Cascade Lakes Welcome Station, 18390 Century Dr.

CASCADE LAKES RELAY

8/4/2017 7:00 AM

The Cascade Lakes Relay is a race, a celebration, and a vacation all wrapped up in one weekend of running. We invite you to discover what relays are all about, and why teams return year after year to run together!

Routes Throughout Central Oregon

STEVE MILLER BAND WITH PETER FRAMPTON IN CONCERT

8/4/2017 6:00 PM

Enjoy the sounds of the Steve Miller Band, with Peter Frampton, live at the Les Schwab Amphitheater!

Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin-Hixon Dr.

SUMMER HORSE CAMP

8/7/2017 9:00 AM

Yeehaw! Acres of horse heaven await your child for a summer experience they will never forget! Join us for a 5-day horse camp for boys and girls ages 5-18, tailored to your child's age and interests. Students will enjoy horse riding instruction and handling, art, and outdoor fun and games. Campers will enjoy two long riding sessions each day in the arena and on the trail.

Rhinestone Ranch, 24375 Dodds Rd.

BEND BREWFEST

8/10/2017 12:00 PM

Get ready to raise a pint to toast all things craft beer for the 15th annual Bend Brewfest, at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend, Oregon’s Old Mill District.

Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin-Hixon Dr.

HAULIN ASPEN HALF AS, HALF, & FULL TRAIL MARATHON

8/12/2017 7:00 AM

One of Oregon’s favorite trail marathon and 1/2 marathon races return for their 13th year on Saturday August 5th, 2017.

Wanoga Sno-Park, Cascade Lakes Highway

SOLAR ECLIPSE CANOE TOUR

8/21/2017 7:30 AM

Depart from Bend and enjoy a morning canoe ride on a Cascade Lake where you'll experience the moon cover up 99% of the sun's light! This tour wouldn't be complete without a celebratory Solar Eclipse beer!

Wanderlust Tours, 61535 S. Hwy. 97, Suite 13

CENTRAL OREGON SATURDAY MARKET

Saturdays 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.

LAVA LANDS VISITOR CENTER INTERPRETIVE PATIO TALKS

9/1/2017 - 9/4/2017 11:00 AM

Join us at Lava Lands Visitor Center to learn about the wonder that is Newberry National Volcanic Monument.

Lava Lands Visitor Center, 58201 U.S. 97

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK

9/1/2017 5:30 PM

Come join us as we celebrate First Friday Art Walk with a wide assortment of local artists. Local beverages, food, and music are always on the agenda, and demos and other fun surprises are always a possibility!

Downtown and the Old Mill District

"PETER AND THE STARCATCHER"

9/1/2017 - 9/3/2017 7:30 PM

This five-time Tony Award-winning prequel to the legendary story of Peter Pan, is a theatrical marvel for grown ups!

Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Ave.

LIVE COMEDY NIGHTS

9/7/2017 8:00 PM

Join Central Oregon Comedy Scene for Live Comedy Nights, every Thursday night at 8pm.

Summit Saloon, 125 NW Oregon Ave.

LIVE MUSIC WITH MICHAEL FRANTI AND SPEARHEAD

9/8/2017 6:30 PM

Join us for an evening with Michael Franti & Spearhead! Friday, September 8, 2017.

Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin-Hixon Dr.

OREGON 12/24 MOUNTAIN BIKE RELAY

9/9/2017 10:00 AM

Ride under the stars with your 1,2,4,5 or 10 person team at the Oregon 12 and 24 mountain bike relay.

Wanoga Sno Park, Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway

BEND OKTOBERFEST 2017

9/15/2017 - 9/16/2017 3:00 PM

Bend Oktoberfest is one of the most anticipated events of the year! Completely free and and open to all ages, Bend Oktoberfest is a place for great beer, fun games, silly events, and being a part of the Bend community. Join us for the wiener dog race, traditional music, dancing, beer bong, stein holds, and so much more!

Downtown Bend, 950 NW Bond St.

FLAGLINE 50K

9/17/2017 7:00 AM

The 50k course is a great mix of singletrack and dirt roads located in the high country here in Central Oregon. The course will have about 4000 feet of climbing and promises to impress and challenge all who participate.

Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort, West Village Lodge

DISCOVER NATURE FESTIVAL

9/23/2017 11:00 AM

Discover Nature Festival is a free event with over 35 outdoor recreation, nature education, and health and wellness activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Riverbend Park, 799 SW Columbia St.

NAMA'STAY: YOGA WITH YOUR DOG

9/24/2017 9:00 AM

Join Street Dog Hero for a guided DOGA (yoga with your dog) class! This event provides a healthy way to stay fit of mind and body while enjoying quality time and bonding with your canine best friend. All ages and levels of experience are welcome.

Athletic Club of Bend, 61615 Athletic Club Dr.

CLEAR SUMMER NIGHTS CONCERT SERIES

9/26/2017 7:00 PM

Clear Summer Nights Concert Series presents The Shins at the Athletic Club of Bend. Also featuring the music of Day Wave. Doors open at 5:30pm.

Athletic Club of Bend, 61615 Athletic Club Dr.