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Through the Looking Glass Exhibition 10:00 am
Through the Looking Glass Exhibition
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – Jun 3 @ 5:00 pm
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Featuring Works by Members of the FORBL ART COMMITTEE Looking Glass Imports & Café LLC announces a special month-long exhibition featuring members of the FORBL Art Committee. The exhibition opens Saturday, April 30 and continues to June 3, 2016. Looking Glass Imports & Café is located at 150 NE Bend River...
“Picture Perfect” Photography Exhibit
“Picture Perfect” Photography Exhibit
Apr 9 – May 13 all-day
Juniper Brewing Company of Redmond is pleased to present “Picture Perfect” a two-person exhibition of photography by Gary Wing and Linda Ziegenhagen from April 9 – May 13, 2016 in their taproom. Gary Wing grew up in western Montana, and it was there that he developed a love of the outdoors, either hiking or riding...
Pottery Show and Sale 10:00 am
Pottery Show and Sale
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pottery Show and Sale Saturday,  April 30:  10am to 5 pm Sunday, May 1:  10 am to 4 pm   Location:  Environmental Center 16 NW Kansas Ave, Bend Admission:  Free Spring and Mother’s Day Art Show sponsored by the Raku Artists of Central Oregon.  Raku fired Pottery,  Functional Ware,  CeramicJewelry,  Handmade Felted Art, Gourd Art...
Compassion Cultivation Training Course 2:00 pm
Compassion Cultivation Training Course
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) is an 8-week course developed by Stanford University Medical School’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. CCT integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion. Preliminary research suggests that CCT can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, and enhance leadership skills, resilience and connection with others.
The Cascade Horizon Band 2:00 pm
The Cascade Horizon Band
May 1 @ 2:00 pm
Central Oregon’s 70 piece senior band will perform selections from The King and I, Gershwin, a lively cowboy medley, marches and much more. Free, but donations will go to the Ridgeview High Band program.
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Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
May 2 all-day
Lurking Squirrel Productions proudly announces our upcoming production of the Tony Award winning Rock & Roll musical Hediwg & the Angry Inch.  With a preview to benefit Central OR Pride, May 12th.   Running two weekends May 2, 21,26,27,28. “I am honored to present this production to our community and to be able to benefitour friends...
‘This Land is Your Land…” Program 6:00 pm
‘This Land is Your Land…” Program
May 2 @ 6:00 pm
Roll on Columbia. Red River Valley. Listen to the iconic songs of Woody Guthrie performed by Sisters High School Americana Project students. Many of Guthrie’s songs were written as he traveled with farmers displaced by the Great Depression which earned him the nickname “Dust Bowl Troubadour.” This program is in connection with the Museum’s new exhibit,...
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
Upper Deschutes: The Forgotten Miles 7:00 pm
Upper Deschutes: The Forgotten Miles
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please join us Monday, May 2nd for a community conversation about the current state of the Upper Deschutes River. Local independent filmmaker Scott Nelson will show his film Rivière des Chutes followed by a moderated audience-driven dialogue with a local panel of river experts.
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Sisters Area Photography Club (SAPC) Show
Sisters Area Photography Club (SAPC) Show
May 3 – Jun 30 all-day
For the months of May and June, the Sisters Area Photography Club will show their photographs. In the library community room, various photographs will be displayed. In the Computer Room, photographs will have a rodeo theme.
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 3 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
May 3 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
SFF Presents a “River Celebration” at The Belfry 7:00 pm
SFF Presents a “River Celebration” at The Belfry
May 4 @ 7:00 pm
Sisters Folk Festival Inc. is presenting a free community gathering Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at The Belfry. The event honors the restoration work being done on Whychus Creek, the Deschutes Watershed, and a community art installation along Hwy 20. The event is part of Sisters Folk Festival’s annual My Own Two Hands celebration,...
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Bend Ecstatic Dance …where all approaches to dance and movement are honored! We draw no arbitrary lines of separation between dance as therapy, art, recreation, or contemplation, all is welcome here. There is no method, formula, map, or guru for you to follow. We invite you to follow your own Self, cultivate your...
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Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 5 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join the open mic at Strictly Organic! Musicians, singers-songwriters, comedians, poets! Hosted by Hal Worcester. Original material only. Come early for sign up!  
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
“A Place to Stand” documentary at the Tower Theatre 7:30 pm
“A Place to Stand” documentary at the Tower Theatre
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
A screening of the award-winning documentary, “A Place to Stand,” (Trailer) based on the critically acclaimed memoir by Jimmy Santiago Baca. The film screening will include raffles and fundraising activities. A discussion with Jimmy Santiago Baca and local poet and recording artist, MOsely WOtta, will follow the screening. The Deschutes Public Library is sponsoring the...
An Evening with Jimmy Santiago Baca/Screening of “A Place to Stand” 7:30 pm
An Evening with Jimmy Santiago Baca/Screening of “A Place to Stand”
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
BendFilm Whets Appetite of Festival-Goers with Mid-Year Event: An Evening with Jimmy Santiago Baca As a lead-up to its festival in October of this year, BendFilm is hosting renowned poet Jimmy Santiago Baca for a reception and film screening of the award-winning documentary, “A Place to Stand,” based on Baca’s critically-acclaimed memoir of the same...
Parlour at Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom 8:00 pm
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Sprout Film Festival 2016
Sprout Film Festival 2016
May 6 all-day
Making the Invisible Visible! Entertaining and memorable short films featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ​Tickets:  General Seating $6 Matinee, $10 Evening Buy tickets at the box office 541-317-0700 or online at 11:30am screening http://www.towertheatre.org/tickets-and-events/sprout-film-festival-2016 7pm screening http://www.towertheatre.org/tickets-and-events/sprout-film-festival-2016_0
Celebrate Mother’s Day: Mama & Me Mini Photography Session Event 9:00 am
Celebrate Mother’s Day: Mama & Me Mini Photography Session Event
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Celebrate the bond between mom and child with a Mother’s Day Mama & Me Mini Photography Session! To celebrate Mother’s Day, Kellianne Jordan Photography is offering $100 mini-sessions for mothers with their children on May 6, 2016. The entire session fee will be donated to the Shepherd’s House Women’ & Children’s Center to help mother’s...
Santiam Wagon Road Walk guided by Kelly Madden 3:35 pm
Santiam Wagon Road Walk guided by Kelly Madden
May 6 @ 3:35 pm
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Kelly Madden for a walk back in time to explore the Santiam Wagon Road at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Picture life as a pioneer in Oregon, moving from the crowded Willamette Valley to the wide open spaces and unsettled lands of Central Oregon. Walk the route followed by wagon trains...
Appaloosa First Firday at North Soles 5:00 pm
Appaloosa First Firday at North Soles
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Appaloosa is a local Americana band that plays Original Music & some folk and country covers from our favorite artists of the 60’s and 70’s. We are about to release of second CD: Appaloosa….On the Loose. Look for us on Facebook or to book us for an event, call Dottie Ashley 541 306 8336.
Preservation Month Showcase 5:00 pm
Preservation Month Showcase
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
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2016 Mt Bachelor Kennel Club Spring Obedience, Rally and Agility Matches 9:00 am
2016 Mt Bachelor Kennel Club Spring Obedience, Rally and Agility Matches
May 7 @ 9:00 am
Mount Bachelor Kennel Club will be holding the 2016 Spring Obedience, Rally and Agility Matches on Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th at an indoor arena located at 66295 Highway 20, between Bend and Sisters.  Matches start at 9:00 am both days, Rally starts no earlier than 11:00 am.  All matches held at the same...
Book making workshop 9:00 am
Book making workshop
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Intro to the Handmade Book Functional, Portable, A Work of Art! Do you want to learn the foundations of bookmaking and take home 2 (or More) completed projects? The Oh So Adaptable Accordion Book In this class you will learn how to execute the perfect accordion fold and apply its endless uses to your unique...
Weekend Workshop: Art Studio 10:30 am
Weekend Workshop: Art Studio
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Learn how to paint from professional Base Camp Studio art facilitators! This special weekend workshop brings in experts to highlight the styles and techniques of some of the artistic greats who found success during the Great Depression. Space is limited. Materials provided. 10:30 am—12:00 pm Paired pricing for one adult and one child. Members $10, non-members $15. Each...
Thorn Hollow String Band 11:00 am
Thorn Hollow String Band
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stomp your feet and do-si-do to the pioneer-inspired tunes of the frontier. 11:00 am—2:00 pm
Weekend Workshop: Museum and Me Art Studio 2:00 pm
Weekend Workshop: Museum and Me Art Studio
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Base Camp Studio facilitators excel at working with children and families with physical, cognitive and/or social disabilities. We suggest signing up early for this special workshop. Seating is limited and is reserved for children under 18 with an accompanying adult. Materials provided. 2:00 pm—4:00 pm Free Registration required: www.highdesertmuseum.org/rsvp
Paint with Mom! Paint & Sip 3:00 pm
Paint with Mom! Paint & Sip
May 7 @ 3:00 pm
Don’t forget Mother’s Day is around the corner. If you’re looking for something to do with Mom on Saturday May 7th, hurry and reserve your seats for our Mother’s Day afternoon class at 3:00 PM! Each mother will receive a glass of wine on us!! Go to our website and click the image on the...
Love, Loss and What I Wore 7:00 pm
Love, Loss and What I Wore
May 7 @ 7:00 pm
Treat Mom to an Encore Benefit Performance of Nora and Delia Ephron’s LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE at The Belfry in Sisters Oregon Bend Oregon- Stage Right Productions/2nd Street Theater is pleased to present a Mother’s Day Eve encore performance of LOVE, LOSS, & WHAT I WORE, based on the book by Ilene Beckman...
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2016 Mt Bachelor Kennel Club Spring Obedience, Rally and Agility Matches 9:00 am
2016 Mt Bachelor Kennel Club Spring Obedience, Rally and Agility Matches
May 8 @ 9:00 am
Mount Bachelor Kennel Club will be holding the 2016 Spring Obedience, Rally and Agility Matches on Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th at an indoor arena located at 66295 Highway 20, between Bend and Sisters.  Matches start at 9:00 am both days, Rally starts no earlier than 11:00 am.  All matches held at the same...
Mother’s Day Brunch at FivePine Lodge 10:30 am
Mother’s Day Brunch at FivePine Lodge
May 8 @ 10:30 am
Annual Mother’s Day Brunch at FivePine Lodge beginning at 10:30am. Reservations are required. Acoustic music by Mike Biggers.
“Close to You” A Carpenters Tribute 7:00 pm
“Close to You” A Carpenters Tribute
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band are bringing the music of The Carpenters back to the stage with their spot-on renditions of Carpenters classics with Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters. Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with her unabashedly catchy pop...
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Once Upon a Time in Oregon: A Story Across Decades 5:30 pm
Once Upon a Time in Oregon: A Story Across Decades
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Once Upon a Time in Oregon: A Story Across Decades by Rebecca Hom is a story of two Oregon pioneers, Ing Hay and Lung On, influential individuals in Grant Country during the 19th and 20th centuries. They were owners of Kam Wah Chung & Co, and their civic and civil commitment to residents of the...
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
“Bungalow Heaven” Documentary Showing at Tower Theatre 7:00 pm
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T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 10 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Natural History Pub: Plowing up the past 5:30 pm
Natural History Pub: Plowing up the past
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Underlying the vast sagebrush and grassland expanses of the Great Basin and the Columbia Plateau is a history of land use that is often forgotten. But even 50-100 years later, the legacies of abandoned agricultural development and range management are still affecting the vegetation, soils, hydrology, and wildlife across these landscapes. This presentation will uncover...
“Bringing Monarchs Back to Central Oregon” Talk with Tom Landis 6:30 pm
“Bringing Monarchs Back to Central Oregon” Talk with Tom Landis
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tom Landis from the Southern Oregon Monarch Advocates will talk on “Bringing Monarchs Back to Central Oregon.” Landis attributes the decline in Monarch populations to the loss of native milkweed plants brought about by farming practices and land development. It is estimated that 50% of western milkweed is gone, and this is the sole plant where adults...
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
May 10 @ 7:00 pm
 
Plowing up the Sagebrush Presentation 7:00 pm
Plowing up the Sagebrush Presentation
May 10 @ 7:00 pm
Underlying the vast sagebrush and grassland expanses of the Great Basin and Columbia Plateau is a history of land that is often forgotten. Join Dr. Lesley Morris, assistant professor of rangeleand sciences at Eastern Oregon University, for Plowing Up the Past, a presentation which uncovers the hidden legacies of abandoned agricultural dreams in this region. This...
Gonzalo Bergara Quartet 7:30 pm
Gonzalo Bergara Quartet
May 10 @ 7:30 pm
A virtuoso journey of gypsy jazz featuring original works influenced by Bergara’s native Argentina. As well as recapturing the sound, style and spirit of the Hot Club of France. The all-acoustic Gonzalo Bergara Quartet plays a modern variant of 1930s Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz. Composer and lead guitarist Gonzalo Bergara mixes a cascade of arpeggios...
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Senior Day at the High Desert Museum 9:00 am
Senior Day at the High Desert Museum
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Free day at the High Desert Museum for seniors aged 65 plus!
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
Poncho Sanchez at the Tower Theatre 7:00 pm
Poncho Sanchez at the Tower Theatre
May 11 @ 7:00 pm
Random Presents.  For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, conguero Poncho Sanchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American and South American sources. His influences are numerous, but among the more prominent figures that...
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Bend Ecstatic Dance …where all approaches to dance and movement are honored! We draw no arbitrary lines of separation between dance as therapy, art, recreation, or contemplation, all is welcome here. There is no method, formula, map, or guru for you to follow. We invite you to follow your own Self, cultivate your...
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Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 12 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join the open mic at Strictly Organic! Musicians, singers-songwriters, comedians, poets! Hosted by Hal Worcester. Original material only. Come early for sign up!  
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
“Monarchs, Milkweeds –– and YOU” Symposium 6:00 pm
“Monarchs, Milkweeds –– and YOU” Symposium
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
On May 12, at Bend’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, a symposium titled “Monarchs, Milkweeds –– and YOU” will highlight information about the Monarch’s migration through central Oregon and ways citizens can offer support through habitat restoration and citizen science projects. Speakers in addition to Tom Landis will include Katya Spiecker, founder of Monarch Advocates...
Leon Russell at the Tower Theatre 7:00 pm
Leon Russell at the Tower Theatre
May 12 @ 7:00 pm
Random Presents Leon Russell with special guest Jefferson Grizzard.vLeon Russell is a music legend and perhaps the most accomplished and versatile musician in the history of rock ‘n roll. In his distinguished and unique 50 year career, he has played on, arranged, written and/or produced some of the best records in popular music. Floating seamlessly...
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4th Annual Chippin’In For Bend Area Habitat 1:00 pm
4th Annual Chippin’In For Bend Area Habitat
May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4th Annual Golf Fundraiser & Silent Auction Schedule – Registration – 1 pm Shotgun Start – Dinner Buffet – Prizes, Awards & Silent Auction
Victor School of Performing Arts presents Ballet Treasures 6:30 pm
Victor School of Performing Arts presents Ballet Treasures
May 13 @ 6:30 pm
A collection of authentic pieces from the repertoire of classical ballet beautifully costumed, shining with jewels. Surprise treasure boxes will be presented to young audience members throughout the program as dances are introduced. Victor School of Performing Arts was founded by Joy Victor formerly of American Ballet Theatre in New York City. The Victor School...
Celebrate the 1930’s: Fashion, Dance and Music 7:00 pm
Celebrate the 1930’s: Fashion, Dance and Music
May 13 @ 7:00 pm
The High Desert Museum presents an entertaining evening of live music and dance highlighting the activities of Americans during the Great Depression. Models will don a rare collection of authentic 1930’s fashion as a High Desert Museum curator describes the strife and celebrations of a struggling nation. This project is supported in part by a grant from...
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“Faces of the Deschutes.” Deschutes County’s Centennial Celebration. 7:30 pm
“Faces of the Deschutes.” Deschutes County’s Centennial Celebration.
May 14 @ 7:30 pm – May 22 @ 3:00 pm
Celebrate Deschutes County’s Centennial with an original play by local playwright Clinton k. Clark based on the political players who shaped the region. Brought to you by Dionysus Productions, the work features influential voices who shaped the landscape of our region 100 years ago and set the stage for a county split. Event Kicks-off: May...
‘Vision versus Viewfinder” Exhibit
‘Vision versus Viewfinder” Exhibit
May 14 – Jun 17 all-day
“Vision versus Viewfinder” Juniper Brewing Company of Redmond is pleased to present “Vision versus Viewfinder” a two-person exhibition featuring paintings and photography by Shandel Gamer and Jill L. Tucker from May 14 – June 17, 2016 in the brewery’s taproom. “Vision versus Viewfinder” will focus on different aspects of seeing and creating art. Whether you...
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum 9:00 am
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Second Saturday of each month the WAAAM Air and Auto Museum opens the doors to roll out and run some of its antique airplanes and cars. Visitors watch airplane operations up close and may get to ride in old cars too. Open 9-5Activities 10-2.Lunch 11-1. Free parking. WAAAM is located three miles from downtown...
Victor School of Performing Arts presents Ballet Treasures 2:00 pm
Victor School of Performing Arts presents Ballet Treasures
May 14 @ 2:00 pm
A collection of authentic pieces from the repertoire of classical ballet beautifully costumed, shining with jewels. Surprise treasure boxes will be presented to young audience members throughout the program as dances are introduced. Victor School of Performing Arts was founded by Joy Victor formerly of American Ballet Theatre in New York City. The Victor School...
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver 4:00 pm
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
You’re invited! Come indulge your creative curiosities and mingle with others during our popular Second Saturday Art Receptions. 57100 Beaver Drive, Sunriver Village, Building 19
Art & Wine Auction 5:00 pm
Art & Wine Auction
May 14 @ 5:00 pm
The Art & Wine Auction is Deschutes Children’s Foundation’s major fundraising event and raises a large portion of our operating funds for the year. The event welcomes nearly 400 community supporters, art collectors and wine aficionados. Guests sample fine wines and local beer while enjoying live entertainment, sampling hors d’oeuvres and bidding on a variety...
Parlour Concert 6:00 pm
Parlour Concert
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Sharing The Aloha of the Islands 6:30 pm
Sharing The Aloha of the Islands
May 14 @ 6:30 pm
Hokule’a Ohana of Central Oregon Presents Tickets:  General Seating $20 Buy tickets at the box office 541-317-0700 or online at http://www.towertheatre.org/tickets-and-events/shaking-the-aloha-of-the-islands  
Victor School of Performing Arts presents Ballet Treasures 6:30 pm
Victor School of Performing Arts presents Ballet Treasures
May 14 @ 6:30 pm
A collection of authentic pieces from the repertoire of classical ballet beautifully costumed, shining with jewels. Surprise treasure boxes will be presented to young audience members throughout the program as dances are introduced. Victor School of Performing Arts was founded by Joy Victor formerly of American Ballet Theatre in New York City. The Victor School...
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series 7:30 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series
May 14 @ 7:30 pm
The glorious music of one of the most popular operas ever composed will resonate through the hall during our spring concerts. We will be pulling out all the stops for our performances of Bizet’s Carmen, as the musicians of the COS will be joined by soloists from around the Northwest as well as singers from...
“Faces of Deschutes County” Centennial Play 7:30 pm
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Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series 2:00 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series
May 15 @ 2:00 pm
The glorious music of one of the most popular operas ever composed will resonate through the hall during our spring concerts. We will be pulling out all the stops for our performances of Bizet’s Carmen, as the musicians of the COS will be joined by soloists from around the Northwest as well as singers from...
“Faces of Deschutes County” Centennial Play 5:00 pm
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet 7:30 pm
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
May 15 @ 7:30 pm
Since forming in 1975, Grammy winners BeauSoleil have claimed their undisputed role as the most esteemed Cajun group in music. BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet take the rich Cajun traditions of Louisiana and artfully blend elements of zydeco, New Orleans jazz, Tex-Mex, country, blues and more into a satisfying musical recipe. From The Grand Ole Opry...
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Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series 7:30 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
The glorious music of one of the most popular operas ever composed will resonate through the hall during our spring concerts. We will be pulling out all the stops for our performances of Bizet’s Carmen, as the musicians of the COS will be joined by soloists from around the Northwest as well as singers from...
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T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 17 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
May 17 @ 7:00 pm
 
Soldier Songs Presents: Beth Wood & Stronghold Trio 7:00 pm
Soldier Songs Presents: Beth Wood & Stronghold Trio
May 17 @ 7:00 pm
With local openers Loose Gravel and Mark Quon. A benefit concert for veteran support programs. Beth Wood is a modern-day troubadour and believer in the power of song. Her exceptional musicianship, crafty songwriting, powerhouse voice, and commanding stage presence have been winning over American audiences for eighteen years. Beth’s music is soulful, organic, intelligent, barefoot,...
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Redmond Proficiency Academy presents: Boundless 6:00 pm
Redmond Proficiency Academy presents: Boundless
May 18 @ 6:00 pm
Redmond Proficiency Academy will present Boundless A Live Event at the Tower Theater in Bend for and by Teenagers The Redmond Proficiency Academy will host Boundless, a live event where teens showcase their talents, which includes magic, inspirational talks, music performances, and more, at the Tower Theatre in Bend, Oregon, on May 18, 2016, at...
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Bend Ecstatic Dance …where all approaches to dance and movement are honored! We draw no arbitrary lines of separation between dance as therapy, art, recreation, or contemplation, all is welcome here. There is no method, formula, map, or guru for you to follow. We invite you to follow your own Self, cultivate your...
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Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 19 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
Tiny Art Auction for Big Impact 5:30 pm
Tiny Art Auction for Big Impact
May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Save the Date! Tiny Art for Big Impact Please join Bend Fashion Quarterly and Brave Collective to support Sudara and their mission to help empower women in India. Thursday May 19th 5:30-9pm Brave Collective 133 SW Century, Bend For more information go to www.ShopBraveCollective.com
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join the open mic at Strictly Organic! Musicians, singers-songwriters, comedians, poets! Hosted by Hal Worcester. Original material only. Come early for sign up!  
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
Sorrel King at the Tower Theatre 7:00 pm
Sorrel King at the Tower Theatre
May 19 @ 7:00 pm
Charles Health System Presents. On Feb. 22, 2001, 18-month-old Josie King died from medical errors at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Josie’s mother, Sorrel King, has since dedicated her life to raising awareness of medical errors, which kill 98,000 people every year in the United States. St. Charles Health System invites you to a special evening with...
The Magic Beans at McMenamins Old St. Francis School 7:00 pm
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“Bungalow Heaven” Documentary Showing at Redmond Public Library 4:30 pm
Open Studio & Art Show at Torch Jewelry Collective 5:00 pm
Open Studio & Art Show at Torch Jewelry Collective
May 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stop by and get a peek into the workings of our studio and our latest work. In addition we will be featuring the original artwork of Bend artist Gail Woods.
Open ‘Til Dark at the High Desert Museum 6:00 pm
Open ‘Til Dark at the High Desert Museum
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Experience the 1930’s in style with live music from the Big Band Jazz Group, enjoy tastings of cocktails by Oregon Spirit Distillers and swing dance lessons. The whole museum is open for this annual kick-off-to-summer event where we’ll party like it’s 1939! 6:00 PM–9:00 PM No-host bar Members $3, non-members $7 RSVP: Experience the 1930’s...
Appaloosa Ebar Grill, Redmond 7:00 pm
Appaloosa Ebar Grill, Redmond
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Appaloosa is a local Americana band that plays Original Music & some folk and country covers from our favorite artists of the 60’s and 70’s. We are about to release of second CD: Appaloosa….On the Loose. Look for us on Facebook or to book us for an event, call Dottie Ashley 541 306 8336.
Rainbow Dance Theatre ~ iLumiDance 7:00 pm
Rainbow Dance Theatre ~ iLumiDance
May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Utilizing electro-luminescent wire, fiber optic fabric, black light and other special effects, Rainbow Dance Theatre’s artistic directors create a world of wonder in this, their newest production, iLumiDance. Delighting both young and mature audiences with its magic and humor, iLumiDance is a tour-de-force of virtuosic dancing and cutting-edge technology. Start Date/Time: 05/20/16 7:00pm Location: The...
HDCM Concert Series: CROWN CITY STRING QUARTET & FRIENDS 7:30 pm
HDCM Concert Series: CROWN CITY STRING QUARTET & FRIENDS
May 20 @ 7:30 pm
The High Desert Chamber Music 2015-16 season concludes with Central Oregon favorites the Crown City String Quartet. Their performances have been praised as “sublime” and “simply moving and spectacular”. Based in the Crown City; Pasadena, California, the group is regularly featured at a number of chamber music series in Southern California and the Pacific Northwest....
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High Desert Wild Games 2016
High Desert Wild Games 2016
May 21 all-day
This event is a fundraiser for the Beth Rixe Service Center and Full Access High Desert, which provide life changing support services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community. The doors open at 6 with gaming and food to start at 7 and continue until 11.  Tickets are $50 and include $1,000...
Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
May 21 all-day
Lurking Squirrel Productions proudly announces our upcoming production of the Tony Award winning Rock & Roll musical Hediwg & the Angry Inch.  With a preview to benefit Central OR Pride, May 12th.   Running two weekends May 2, 21,26,27,28. “I am honored to present this production to our community and to be able to benefitour friends...
“Faces of Deschutes County” Centennial Play
“Faces of Deschutes County” Centennial Play
May 21 all-day
4:00pm performance at the La Pine Community Center 7:30pm performance at Sunriver SHARC, located at 57250 Overlook Rd, Sunriver, OR 97707.
Exhibit Opening: Autzen Otter Exhibit 9:00 am
Exhibit Opening: Autzen Otter Exhibit
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The otters are back from Otter Space and enjoying their newly renovated exhibit!
HDCM Concert Series: CROWN CITY STRING QUARTET & Friends 7:00 pm
HDCM Concert Series: CROWN CITY STRING QUARTET & Friends
May 21 @ 7:00 pm
The High Desert Chamber Music 2015-16 season concludes with Central Oregon favorites the Crown City String Quartet. Their performances have been praised as “sublime” and “simply moving and spectacular”. Based in the Crown City; Pasadena, California, the group is regularly featured at a number of chamber music series in Southern California and the Pacific Northwest....
Kingston Trio & William Florian 7:30 pm
Kingston Trio & William Florian
May 21 @ 7:30 pm
In 1957 The Kingston Trio emerged from San Francisco’s North Beach club scene to take the country by storm, bringing the rich tradition of American folk music into the mainstream for the first time. During the late 50s & early 60s, the Trio enjoyed unprecedented record sales and worldwide fame, while influencing the musical tastes...
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Cascade Winds Spring Concert 2:00 pm
Cascade Winds Spring Concert
May 22 @ 2:00 pm
On Sunday, May 22, 2016, 2 PM at the Summit High School Auditorium, the Cascade Winds Symphonic Band, under the direction of Michael Gesme, will present the Spring Concert of the 2015-2016 season with Puszta, A Northern Legend, Corcoran Cadets March, Homage to Perotin, Fantasy on a Japanese Folk Song and Firebird Suite. Sponsored by...
Compassion Cultivation Training Course 2:00 pm
Compassion Cultivation Training Course
May 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) is an 8-week course developed by Stanford University Medical School’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. CCT integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion. Preliminary research suggests that CCT can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, and enhance leadership skills, resilience and connection with others.
“Faces of Deschutes County” Centennial Play at Faith, Hope & Charity Winery, Terrebonne 6:00 pm
“Faces of Deschutes County” Centennial Play at Faith, Hope & Charity Winery, Terrebonne
May 22 @ 6:00 pm
The Deschutes Historical Museum, Deschutes County, and Dioynsus Productions present a four-part play in honor of the creation of Deschutes County in 1916. Discover the voices that shaped the politics of the day and chronicled daily life as new towns boomed and sought control of their futures. This last showing will be at Faith Hope...
Che Malambo Dance Company 7:30 pm
Che Malambo Dance Company
May 22 @ 7:30 pm
The Argentine based company, Che Malambo, presents a thrilling, percussive dance and music spectacle, the company’s work celebrates the unique South American cowboy tradition of the gaucho.The powerhouse all-male Argentinian dance company, Che Malambo, excites audiences with their percussive dance and music spectacle. Malambo, a dynamic blend of precision footwork, rhythmic stomping, drumming and song,...
“Folk Arts to Rock Parks” Historic Cycling Tour & “Ring the Tumalo Community Church Bell” 9:30 pm
“Folk Arts to Rock Parks” Historic Cycling Tour & “Ring the Tumalo Community Church Bell”
May 22 @ 9:30 pm – 12:30 pm
Using two wheels, explore the Tumalo community, a folk arts studio, homesteads, churches, cemeteries, scenic parks and unique rock gardens, all on a Sunday! With routes planned that encompass Tumalo, Cline Falls Road, Twin Bridges Road, and Old Bend-Redmond Highway, there is a bit of everything to see and learn about Nationalregistered sites and Deschutes...
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Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
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T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 24 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
May 24 @ 7:00 pm
 
BodyVox Dance Company 7:30 pm
BodyVox Dance Company
May 24 @ 7:30 pm
Return to the stage with their kinetic storm of physicality, creativity, beauty and wit! Led by Emmy Award-winning choreographers Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland, BodyVox is known for its visual virtuosity, distinctive wit and unique ability to combine dance, theater and film into breathtaking productions rich in imagery, athleticism and humor. Since its founding in...
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Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
Benyaro at McMenamins Old St. Francis School 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Bend Ecstatic Dance …where all approaches to dance and movement are honored! We draw no arbitrary lines of separation between dance as therapy, art, recreation, or contemplation, all is welcome here. There is no method, formula, map, or guru for you to follow. We invite you to follow your own Self, cultivate your...
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Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
May 26 all-day
Lurking Squirrel Productions proudly announces our upcoming production of the Tony Award winning Rock & Roll musical Hediwg & the Angry Inch.  With a preview to benefit Central OR Pride, May 12th.   Running two weekends May 2, 21,26,27,28. “I am honored to present this production to our community and to be able to benefitour friends...
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 26 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join the open mic at Strictly Organic! Musicians, singers-songwriters, comedians, poets! Hosted by Hal Worcester. Original material only. Come early for sign up!  
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
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Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
May 27 all-day
Lurking Squirrel Productions proudly announces our upcoming production of the Tony Award winning Rock & Roll musical Hediwg & the Angry Inch.  With a preview to benefit Central OR Pride, May 12th.   Running two weekends May 2, 21,26,27,28. “I am honored to present this production to our community and to be able to benefitour friends...
Alabama Shakes at Les Schwab Ampitheater 5:00 pm
Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center 7:00 pm
Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An open mic night, organized by Writers In Progress (WIP), a local writing group, will be hosted at The Dalles Art Center  from 7 – 8pm on Friday night, Feb 27th. The evening will kick off with readings from two members of WIP featuring poetry by Lettie Young from her indie-published collection Love Like Dead Skunk....
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Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
Rock & Roll Musical “Hediwg & the Angry Inch’
May 28 all-day
Lurking Squirrel Productions proudly announces our upcoming production of the Tony Award winning Rock & Roll musical Hediwg & the Angry Inch.  With a preview to benefit Central OR Pride, May 12th.   Running two weekends May 2, 21,26,27,28. “I am honored to present this production to our community and to be able to benefitour friends...
3rd Annual Barks and Recreation 1:00 pm
3rd Annual Barks and Recreation
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bend Spay+Neuter Project would like to see you and your dog in Drake Park on Saturday May 28th to celebrate everything we love about Bend: beer, dogs and the outdoors!  The 3rd annual Barks and Recreation event presented by Bend Pet Resort will take place in Drake Park from 1pm to 5pm. The event will...
Bend Latin Dance SHOWCASE 7:00 pm
Bend Latin Dance SHOWCASE
May 28 @ 7:00 pm
A night of exhilarating dance performances from World Latin Dance Cup Champions plus local and visiting dance teams. Dance workshops for all dance levels from the Latin dance Champions during the day. 1-2pm Pachanga with Benny & Brandon (World Latin Dance Cup Champions) 2-3pm Bachata with Andres ‘Andy’ Garcia (Latin Dance Academy of Bend) 3-4pm...
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Compassion Cultivation Training Course 2:00 pm
Compassion Cultivation Training Course
May 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) is an 8-week course developed by Stanford University Medical School’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. CCT integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion. Preliminary research suggests that CCT can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, and enhance leadership skills, resilience and connection with others.
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Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!