BEND & Central Oregon Calendar of Events
There is always something fun happening in Bend, Oregon! In the heart of Central Oregon there are endless opportunities to enjoy festivals, live music, and adventures to sample the "Mountain Town that has it all - Bend, Oregon."
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Pickin' & Paddlin'
Our June 21st concert lineup (Part of the Subaru Outside Games):
Pete Kartsounes Stringband: Pete Kartsounes is an award winning songwriter and flatpicking guitar master. A world traveler, collector of songs and a veteran performer of the Colorado jamgrass scene, Pete has recently relocated to Bend, and we are pleased to welcome him to the Pickin’ and Paddlin’ stage with his fine Portland based string band for his debut performance in his new hometown.
Ryan Richard (Bend Whitewater Park Waveshaper) & friends
Appaloosa: Local country and americana band
Ticket details: http://tumalocreek.com/pickin-paddlin-2016/. Tickets are $5 (children 12 and under are free) and all proceeds go directly to BPTA.
Ticket pre-sell: in order to manage capacity. Pre-sale tickets are available through the Tumalo Creek website only. Bring your receipt and ID to get in. There will be a limited number of tickets available at the door on a first come first serve basis.
Remember: No dogs please and be mindful of limited parking. Help us reduce our impact on our neighbors by taking alternative transportation. There will be additional bike racks available for your convenience. Walking, biking or carpooling are suggested. Parking alternatives: from The Pavilion or Miller's Landing and walk past the Bend Whitewater Park and under the new tunnel (also known as The Portal to Pickin').
BPTA: Is a local non-profit with a mission to establish a navigable paddle trail within Deschutes County to enhance river and lake recreation opportunities while promoting water safety, education, and stewardship.