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Rumor has it there’s something happening in Bend right now. And now. And...you know what? It’s safe to say there’s always something going on in our bustling little mountain oasis.
From festivals to concerts, bike races to brewery tours, get the inside scoop on what’s up in Bend, Oregon. If you’re planning a Bend vacation, use the search function to figure out what’s shakin’ when you’ll be here. We promise we’re planning something awesome.

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Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day

McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Halfway to St. Patrick's Day May the luck of the Irish be with us all! We're celebrating the halfway point to our favorite holiday with a day full of specials and Irish Stout across McMenamins. Wander a hotel property searching for leprechauns and rainbows, or stop by your local pub for a refreshing Irish Mule […]

Cornering Switchbacks OR Intro to Jumping* Mountain Biking Workshop

Seventh Mountain Resort 18575 SW Century Dr, Bend

Cornering and Switchbacks (odd dates of the month): The best way to get good at cornering is to practice practice practice. We’ll begin by dialing in body position, leaning the bike and understanding how to handle different types of corners. Next we’ll take it to the trails where we will practice bermed corners, flat loose […]

$75

Live at the Vineyard: Doc Ryan Trio

Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr, Terrebonne

Come sit outside at the vineyard and friends and music! American Roots music, pure and simple. Folk, Blues, Rock, Gospel, Alt.Country, we even get funky - original but familiar. Tables and chairs provided for you here. Wood fired pizzas, salad, dessert, wine by the bottle, beer on tap, and nonalcoholic beverages available for purchase. Advance […]

$12 – $15

NEEDTOBREATHE

Les Schwab Amphitheater 344 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr, Bend

Grammy nominated rock band, NEEDTOBREATHE emerged from Seneca, South Carolina in 2011. Since then they have released seven albums to date, touring with acts such as Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw and Third Day. With their inspiration rooted in their Christian faith, they consistently deliver a soulful rock medley paired perfectly with Bear Reinhart’s (lead vocals) […]

$40 – $70

The Importance of Being Earnest – Play

Cascades Theatrical Company 148 NW Greenwood Ave, Bend

In Oscar Wilde’s most famous and final play, wealthy and bored protagonists, Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff, court two women, Gwendolen Fairfax and Cecily Cardew, pretending to be men named Ernest. Jack, who resides in the country, introduces a devious and unruly brother named Ernest who resides in the city so that he can be […]

Skills & Ride Mountain Biking Workshop

Seventh Mountain Resort 18575 SW Century Dr, Bend

We’ll start with dialing in our bikes and body position and progress through several more skills before hopping on the nearby trails to test our new skills on a fun ride. Examples of skills we might work on are braking, cornering, switchbacks, wheel lifts, line choice, technical descending, getting up and over logs and rocks […]

$99

Sisters Farmers Market

Fir Street Park 150 N Fir St, Sisters

The 2021 Sisters Farmers Market is 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. June - October. 2021 NEWS: We’re happy to announce that we’ll be able to enjoy live music at the market this year! And our furry friends will be welcome to join! IMPORTANT COVID PRECAUTIONS: The health and safety of our vendors, volunteers, and customers […]

Pink Martini Featuring: China Forbes

Les Schwab Amphitheater 344 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr, Bend

Dubbed as the “little orchestra” Pink Martini is a 13-member musical group from Portland, Oregon. Formed in 1994 by pianist Thomas Lauderdale, the group draws inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz, and old-fashioned pop. Pink Martini has twelve instrumentalists (and sometimes travels with string sections), China Forbes, […]

$40

The Importance of Being Earnest – Play

Cascades Theatrical Company 148 NW Greenwood Ave, Bend

In Oscar Wilde’s most famous and final play, wealthy and bored protagonists, Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff, court two women, Gwendolen Fairfax and Cecily Cardew, pretending to be men named Ernest. Jack, who resides in the country, introduces a devious and unruly brother named Ernest who resides in the city so that he can be […]

Full Moon Hike

Whychus Canyon Preserve Sisters

Join Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Moorehead on a full moon exploration at Whychus Canyon Preserve. The Native Americans had names for each of the full moons--September is the Corn Moon because it is when the corn is ready for harvest. Come explore the canyon at night and watch the Corn Moon rise. Using a […]

Free

Foreigner

Les Schwab Amphitheater 344 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr, Bend

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 With 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, FOREIGNER is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a remarkable musical collection that persists to propel sold-out tours and album sales. Founded in 1976, with lead singer Mick Jones, the group is known around […]

$45 – $85

Bend Farmers Market

Brooks Alley Bend

From quaint beginnings atop Drake Park to a thriving, bustling market in nearby Brooks Alley, the Bend Farmers market has been “growing” and feeding Central Oregon for over 20 years! Our market runs Wednesdays, rain or shine, smoke or hail, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Bend. The 2021 season starts on May […]

Live at the Vineyard – Heller Highwater Duo

Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr, Terrebonne

Join us for this amazing duo! We will have wood fired pizzas, Caesar salad, desert, three beers on tap and of course our award winning wine for sale by the bottle. Wood fired pizza, wine by the bottle, beer on tap, salad, pretzels, dessert available for purchase. Tables and chairs provided for you.

$15

Live Music at Oregon Spirit Distillers

Oregon Spirit Distillers 740 NE 1st Street, Bend

Join us for live music as you enjoy locally-made spirits at the distillery. Our air-conditioned cocktail lounge will have the garage door open so you can still enjoy the tunes. Reservations welcome, but not required. Call us at 541.382.0002 to reserve your table. All ages welcome when accompanied by 21+ adult. Well-behaved and leashed dogs […]

Live at the Vineyard: Kristi Kinsey and the Whiskey Bandits

Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr, Terrebonne

Central Oregon's newest rising country, rock & blues act featuring the incredible vocal talent of Kristi Kinsey. Tables and chairs provided here for you!

$15

Bend Beer Chase

Downtown Bend Wall and Bond Streets, Bend

BEND BEER CHASE We’re excited to announce that Bend Beer Chase will return in 2021 to a full in-person event! The Bend Beer Chase is a six-person running relay spanning approximately 55 miles over one epic day. Consisting of 12 legs of varying distance (4-8 miles per leg), each runner on the team runs two […]

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Battle at the Butte

Barnes Butte 872 NE Combs Flat Rd, Prineville

Battle at the Butte is September, 25th 2021. Located at the beautiful Barnes Butte Recreation Area in the heart of Prineville, Oregon. Battle at the Butte is a multi distance trail run (5 and 10 miles). There will only be 200 entries total, so claim your spot fast. Funds from this event will be donated […]

Sisters Artist Studio Tour

Downtown Sisters 252 West Hood Avenue, Sisters

Visit 35 artists at 25 studios. Participating artists are well known and widely collected local painters, potters, jewelers, glass artists, photographers, mixed media artists and sculptors. Get to know these extremely talented artists while they work in their own studios. This is a FREE self-guided tour. All you need is studio tour guide, with info […]

Free

Play Forever Mountain Clean-Up at Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor 13000 Sw Century Dr., Bend

The Play Forever Mountain Clean-Up Days are back again! Here’s your chance to show a little love for our favorite mountain and enter to win a Winter 21/22 Season Pass. Grab your sturdy hiking shoes, outdoor apparel, and head up to the mountain to help us collect litter on the slopes. Upon check-in at the […]

Beginner/Intermediate Skills Mountain Biking Workshop

Seventh Mountain Resort 18575 SW Century Dr, Bend

We’ll begin by dialing in our bike set up and body position, then work on skills throughout the afternoon. Examples of some of the skills we will work on include braking, shifting, cornering, switchbacks, wheel lifts, line choice, technical descending and getting up and over logs and rocks. Join us for two hours of skill […]

$75

Cornering Switchbacks OR Intro to Jumping* Mountain Biking Workshop

Seventh Mountain Resort 18575 SW Century Dr, Bend

Cornering and Switchbacks (odd dates of the month): The best way to get good at cornering is to practice practice practice. We’ll begin by dialing in body position, leaning the bike and understanding how to handle different types of corners. Next we’ll take it to the trails where we will practice bermed corners, flat loose […]

$75

Oregon Whiskey Festival

Oregon Spirit Distillers 740 NE 1st Street, Bend

A celebration of whiskey distilled and made in Oregon. This event is a celebration of the exceptional whiskey being produced in Oregon and the recognition of distillers who are committed to the art and craft of distilling. Join us to taste, learn, meet distillers and gather with fellow whiskey lovers. Whether you are looking to […]

$40 – $160

Humane Society of Ales & Tails 60th Anniversary Pawty at Bend Brewing

Bend Brewing Co 1019 NW Brooks St, Bend

The Humane Society of Central Oregon is celebrating its 60th Anniversary with an Ales & Tails Pawty at Bend Brewing Co (1019 NW Brooks St. Bend, OR) Saturday, September 25th from 3:00 to 8:00pm. Raise a glass in honor of a beloved pet, and help animals through the purchase of a custom logo glass filled […]

Ripples 2021

Riverhouse Convention Center 100, 2955, US-97 BUS, Bend

Join us on Saturday, September 25, 2021 for Ripples as we safely celebrate Deschutes Children’s Foundation at the Riverhouse Convention Center. Deschutes Children's Foundation creates a remarkable guest experience at Ripples with wine and beer tasting begin the evening, live entertainment from Todd Haaby and Sola Via, dozens of enticing silent auction packages, a seated […]

$100.00

Live at the Vineyard: The Highbankers

Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr, Terrebonne

Tim & Andy of the Highbankers, sing Americana, Originals, and covers. Wood fired pizza, salad, pub pretzels, dessert, wine by the bottle, beer on tap, and soda are all available for purchase. Bring a warm jacket and your dancing shoes for dancing under the stars! Advance Ticket Purchase Required

$10 – $12

Nature Journaling

Whychus Canyon Preserve Sisters

Interested in learning how to combine outdoor writing and sketching with your joy of exploring nature? Join Deschutes Land Trust volunteer and passionate journaler, Kolby Kirk, for a morning of learning tips and techniques for keeping a journal while exploring Whychus Canyon Preserve's hiking trails! We'll discuss ways of seeing and recording the landscape, explore […]

Free

Skills & Ride Mountain Biking Workshop

Seventh Mountain Resort 18575 SW Century Dr, Bend

We’ll start with dialing in our bikes and body position and progress through several more skills before hopping on the nearby trails to test our new skills on a fun ride. Examples of skills we might work on are braking, cornering, switchbacks, wheel lifts, line choice, technical descending, getting up and over logs and rocks […]

$99

Sisters Artist Studio Tour

Downtown Sisters 252 West Hood Avenue, Sisters

Visit 35 artists at 25 studios. Participating artists are well known and widely collected local painters, potters, jewelers, glass artists, photographers, mixed media artists and sculptors. Get to know these extremely talented artists while they work in their own studios. This is a FREE self-guided tour. All you need is studio tour guide, with info […]

Free

Sisters Farmers Market

Fir Street Park 150 N Fir St, Sisters

The 2021 Sisters Farmers Market is 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. June - October. 2021 NEWS: We’re happy to announce that we’ll be able to enjoy live music at the market this year! And our furry friends will be welcome to join! IMPORTANT COVID PRECAUTIONS: The health and safety of our vendors, volunteers, and customers […]

Teton Gravity Research’s Stoke the Fire Premiere

Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR

Get ready, Bend! On Sunday, September 26th, TGR is returning to the Tower Theatre for the winter kick-off celebration of the year. Join us to get hyped for winter with three showings of our new ski and snowboard film, Stoke The Fire. Whether you choose to come to the family-friendly matinee or party at the […]

Lord Huron

Les Schwab Amphitheater 344 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr, Bend

With Special Guest: Allison Ponthier Purveyors of gorgeous indie folk melodies, Lord Huron makes their Les Schwab Amphitheater debut this fall. Led by Michigan-native Ben Schneider, Lord Huron launched onto the folk rock scene in 2012 with their first full-length album, Lonesome Dreams. Inspired in part by the novel “The Collected Works of Billy the […]

$38.50