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Art Exhibit
Art Exhibit
Aug 1 all-day
The Sisters Library will have kids art “Build A Better World” and photography by Wendy Birnbaum from August 1 through August 30, 2017.
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 1 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Twilight Cinema- Sunriver Style 6:30 pm
Twilight Cinema- Sunriver Style
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy a movie in the outdoors with your family! The Sunriver Twilight Cinema movie nights are free of charge and an excellent way to spend time with your family. Crunch on some popcorn, sip on some soda, or get some ice cream from Goody’s while you sit back and relax while watching a movie on...
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
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The Picnic in the Park Summer Music Concert Series 6:00 pm
The Picnic in the Park Summer Music Concert Series
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dancehall Days Band will astonish you with toe tapping entertainment Astonishing musicianship with a repertoire that is wildly diverse and authentic. Engaging the audience with energy and exuberance, Dancehall Band provides an evening of toe tapping entertainment everyone will enjoy! Bring your blanket, picnic and grab a friend to join us for a fun-filled relaxing...
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo Concert Montgomery Gentry 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 3 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
Summer Beer & Wine Garden with Live Music 5:00 pm
Summer Beer & Wine Garden with Live Music
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join C.E. Lovejoy’s Market for their outdoor Summer Beer & Wine Gardens, every other Thursday night in June, July and August from 5:00-8:00pm, starting on June 8th! Bring your friends and neighbors to enjoy cool beverages of all kinds, food and live music! New this year is the addition of wine and family seating! All...
Munch and Music Series 5:30 pm
Munch and Music Series
Aug 3 @ 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.
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
Aug 3 @ 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
Parlour 6:00 pm
Parlour
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Feast from the Fire: Farm to Table BBQ/Beer Pairings/Games
M.E.LIVE/MELISSA ETHERIDGE 7:00 pm
M.E.LIVE/MELISSA ETHERIDGE
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm
SINGER/SONGWRITER/GUITARIST AND ACTIVIST MELISSA ETHERIDGE HONORS THE RICH MUSICAL HISTORY OF LEGENDARY MEMPHIS LABEL STAX RECORDS RECORDED AT ROYAL STUDIOS BY LAWRENCE “BOO” MITCHELL, MEMPHIS ROCK AND SOUL FEATURES CLASSIC STAX REPERTOIRE   Melissa Etheridge has done some pretty gutsy things in her stellar career. She’s shown no fear in forthrightly standing up for her...
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2nd Annual Broke Down Soakdown 12:00 pm
2nd Annual Broke Down Soakdown
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm
Local band Broken Down Guitars host the 2nd Annual Broke Down Soakdown at Summer Lake Hot Springs in the Oregon Outback, offering music, camping and hot spring soaking for three days and two nights. Musicians and festival goers will come from all over Oregon this year, with Butterfly Breakdown from Portland, and Zahira and Fortune’s...
The Central Oregon Metal Arts (COMAG) annual show 1:00 pm
The Central Oregon Metal Arts (COMAG) annual show
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Central Oregon Metal Arts (COMAG) annual show and sale is set for the Liberty Theater in Bend on August 4, Friday from 1-9pm and August 5-6 from 10am to 6pm. COMAG is a diverse group of metal artists representing a wide range of styles and techniques including jewelry designers, gemstone cutters, sculpture artists and...
First Friday Art Walk 5:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Red Chair Gallery First Friday 5:00 pm
Red Chair Gallery First Friday
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
August celebrates plein air and pottery with the focus on three Red Chair Member Artists including Shelly Wierzba, plein air oils and Sue Lyon-Manley, plein air in pastel plus the beautifully crafted ceramics of Annie Dyer. Join us from 5-9 to welcome new works by these and many more local artists.
Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton 6:00 pm
Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us for an evening with Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton. Friday, August 4, 2017. Doors 5:00 PM, Show 6:00 PM All Ages One of rock music’s all-time greats, the Steve Miller Band has sold more than 30 million records in a career spanning more than 40 years. His trademark blues-rock sound made him...
THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND 7:00 pm
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Sunriver Quilt Show and Sale 9:00 am
Sunriver Quilt Show and Sale
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Over 200 quilts will be on display at the Village at Sunriver, on Saturday, August 5 from 9 am to 4 pm. Some quilts will be for sale. In addition, a bazaar of handcrafted items such as potholders, table runners, small quilts and tote bags made by Mountain Meadow Quilters guild members will be for...
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am
Looking to get in with a group of happy, easy going local cyclists? You’re in the right place. This no-drop group ride will take you along the Twin Bridges loop, a standard road cycling ride for the area. The loop is 36 miles of beautiful backroad, starting with coffee and ending with lunch and beer....
The Central Oregon Metal Arts (COMAG) annual show 10:00 am
The Central Oregon Metal Arts (COMAG) annual show
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Central Oregon Metal Arts (COMAG) annual show and sale is set for the Liberty Theater in Bend on August 4, Friday from 1-9pm and August 5-6 from 10am to 6pm. COMAG is a diverse group of metal artists representing a wide range of styles and techniques including jewelry designers, gemstone cutters, sculpture artists and...
Art Talk: PLAYA Artist Daniel Mayer 4:00 pm
Art Talk: PLAYA Artist Daniel Mayer
Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm
PLAYA resident Daniel Mayer will share a sampling of artist’s books, limited-edition publishing and large-scale public artworks inspired by nature printing and typography. Mayer is an Arizona artist/educator who investigates the intersection of language and art that is layered with personal cultural identity, traces of history and current events. Mayer has worked in numerous private...
Blank Pages Writing Workshops 6:00 pm
Blank Pages Writing Workshops
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Carpenter: Sentence-level work: syntax, word choice, compound sentences, and other building blocks of craft.
Live music in Metolius with the Bad Cats! 6:00 pm
Live music in Metolius with the Bad Cats!
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LIVE Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, & Soul by the Bad Cats at 6pm! Just follow the tracks in Metolius and you’ll here it!
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo Concerts OLD DOMINION 8:50 pm
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The Central Oregon Metal Arts (COMAG) annual show 10:00 am
The Central Oregon Metal Arts (COMAG) annual show
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Central Oregon Metal Arts (COMAG) annual show and sale is set for the Liberty Theater in Bend on August 4, Friday from 1-9pm and August 5-6 from 10am to 6pm. COMAG is a diverse group of metal artists representing a wide range of styles and techniques including jewelry designers, gemstone cutters, sculpture artists and...
Turf Tunes 5:30 pm
Turf Tunes
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm
Turf Tunes begins July 9! Join us all summer for FREE Sunday shows at SHARC’s John Gray Amphitheater. Music and fun for the whole family. July 9 Derek Michael Marc July 16 Aerial Arts July 23 Briana Renea July 30 Code Red Aug. 6 Uhane Hawaii & Kurt Silva Aug. 13 Nate Botsford Aug. 20...
CENTRAL OREGON SUNDAYS 5:59 pm
CENTRAL OREGON SUNDAYS
Aug 6 @ 5:59 pm – 6:59 pm
Central Oregon Sundays $19 per person. Includes outdoor/indoor aquatics and disc golf (when available). Must show proof of residence in Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook County
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Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
Fish Moon Poetic Journey 7:00 pm
Fish Moon Poetic Journey
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm
Enjoy an evening of dazzling poetry during the August full moon (the “Fish Moon”) in Bend Art Center’s gallery amidst the stellar exhibit, Lunar! Relax into the joys of deep listening, sharing the wonders of luminous poetry curated by local Poetry Instigator Krayna Castelbaum. Free. RSVP to Bend Art Center.
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Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library 2:00 pm
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Eclipse Party Learn about the solar eclipse and make a solar viewer at this program. This family program is ideal for caregivers and children of all ages. Supplies limited; registration required.
Music On The Green Redmond’s Free Summer Concert Series 6:00 pm
Music On The Green Redmond’s Free Summer Concert Series
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm
Bring the lawn chairs, grab a blanket and join the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB for free live music as it hosts the 22nd year of Music on the Green, presented by Bank of the Cascades and Eberhard’s Dairy Products. One of Central Oregon’s longest-running free community concert series, Music on the Green will...
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 9 @ 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
Aug 9 @ 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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2017 BEND BREWFEST! 12:00 pm
2017 BEND BREWFEST!
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 12 @ 11:00 pm
2017 BEND BREWFEST! @ LES SCHWAB AMPHITHEATER | Bend | Oregon | United States
A one-time purchase of a souvenir mug is required for tasting. Mugs are $20 and include 5 tasting tokens. Mugs from previous years will not be filled. Tasting tokens are required for beer purchase and cost $5 for 5 tokens. 1 token equals a four ounce taste. A variety of food is available from outstanding...
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 10 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
Munch and Music Series 5:30 pm
Munch and Music Series
Aug 10 @ 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.
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
Aug 10 @ 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!  
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library 6:00 pm
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm
Black Holes & Gravitational Waves Black holes have not only been a theme in science fiction, but also played a pivotal role in our understanding of the cosmos. From motivating the need for the unifying string theory, to helping us confirm one of Einstein’s greatest predictions—gravitational waves—these stellar phenomena have had a huge impact on...
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
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Sunriver Art Fair
Sunriver Art Fair
Aug 11 – Aug 13 all-day
The Sunriver Art Fair, voted #1 Small Town Art Fair in the nation, will return this summer to the Village at Sunriver on August 11, 12 and 13. The Fair showcases 70 artists displaying and selling their fine arts and crafts. The work is juried from artist applications, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture,...
U.S. Cellular’s Customer Appreciation Celebration
U.S. Cellular’s Customer Appreciation Celebration
Aug 11 – Aug 12 all-day
U.S. Cellular associates are inviting the local community to their Bend store on August 11 and 12 for the store’s first annual Customer Appreciation Celebration. There will be a variety of giveaways for anyone who visits the store and a mobile prize wheel where customers can use their smartphones to spin to win prizes that...
Country Fair & Art Show in Sisters 5:00 pm
Country Fair & Art Show in Sisters
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
22nd Annual Country Fair & Art Show in Sisters Includes juried Art Show and sale, Silent Auctions, music, ribs & hotdogs, refreshments, homemade marionberry cobbler, games, bouncy house, animals, cake walks, face painting, Country Store, book sale and more. Free admission! All proceeds are donated to local community support agencies. Art Show and Artists reception...
Bat Walk 7:30 pm
Bat Walk
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join an exciting evening expedition in search of bats on our grounds using echolocator equipment. Bring weather-appropriate clothing and a flashlight to be prepared for touring the Museum after hours. 7:30 pm—9:00 pm Members $5, non-members $10
Stars Over Newberry 7:30 pm
Stars Over Newberry
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Central Oregon photographers featuring Deschutes and Ochoco National Forest landscapes auctioned off at a fundraising event in August 11 atop Lava Butte in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The event will feature stargazing, live music, a silent auction and fabulous local beer, wine and cuisine. This year, festivities will span from 7:30–11pm, giving visitors an...
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Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum 9:00 am
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum
Aug 12 @ 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...
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
Aug 12 @ 9:30 am
Looking to get in with a group of happy, easy going local cyclists? You’re in the right place. This no-drop group ride will take you along the Twin Bridges loop, a standard road cycling ride for the area. The loop is 36 miles of beautiful backroad, starting with coffee and ending with lunch and beer....
Country Fair & Art Show in Sisters 10:00 am
Country Fair & Art Show in Sisters
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
22nd Annual Country Fair & Art Show in Sisters Includes juried Art Show and sale, Silent Auctions, music, ribs & hotdogs, refreshments, homemade marionberry cobbler, games, bouncy house, animals, cake walks, face painting, Country Store, book sale and more. Free admission! All proceeds are donated to local community support agencies. Art Show and Artists reception...
Caldera Public Camp Tours 11:00 am
Caldera Public Camp Tours
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wish you could go to summer camp again? This summer, you can! Caldera is offering two opportunities (Saturday, July 22 and Saturday, August 12 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. by reservation only) for the public to tour our Arts Center and see our summer camp programs in session. During our free public tours, guests will be...
Fish Printing Workshop: Kids ages 6-12 11:00 am
Fish Printing Workshop: Kids ages 6-12
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join artist and fish biologist Bruce Koike in making colorful fish prints! Learn the Japanese art of Gyotaku (which translates to “fish rubbing”) and use real fish to create beautiful artwork of your own. An afternoon session is available for teens and adults. All materials provided. Kids ages 6-12 11:00 am—12:00 pm Members $25, non-members...
Lazinka Sawmill Demonstration 11:00 am
Lazinka Sawmill Demonstration
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am
Full steam ahead! Discover how critical this steam-powered sawmill was to homestead families on the High Desert while seeing it in action. 11:00 am—3:00 pm
Thorn Hollow String Band 11:00 am
Thorn Hollow String Band
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am
https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/thorn-hollow-string-band-21
Fish Printing Workshop: Teens and Adults 1:00 pm
Fish Printing Workshop: Teens and Adults
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Grab your friends and join artist and fish biologist Bruce Koike for this three hour workshop. Learn about the art form of Gyotaku, a Japanese technique of fish printing that fishermen and women originally used to memorialize a significant catch. The oldest existing fish print was created in 1869! Bruce will give a demonstration followed...
KPOV Summer Bash August 12, 2017 1:00 pm
KPOV Summer Bash August 12, 2017
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love (along with KPOV’s 12th anniversary) Saturday, August 12 from 1-5:30 p.m. at the KPOV studios. Join us for outdoor live music from great local bands playing tunes from the summer of love. KPOV DJs who were there for the Summer of Love will share their fascinating...
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library 3:00 pm
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm
Galaxy Party Get celestial with DIY galaxy goo, crafts and more! This family program is ideal for caregivers and children of all ages. August 12 La Pine, August 12 Sunriver.
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver 4:00 pm
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver
Aug 12 @ 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
Classical Concert 1 7:30 pm
Classical Concert 1
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm
Featuring concertmaster Steven Moeckel in Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin, Mozart’s Symphony No. 36 in C Major (from the Sunriver Music Festival’s first concert 40 years ago!), and the world premiere of Parting Grace by C.F. Kip Winger.
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Turf Tunes 5:30 pm
Turf Tunes
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm
Turf Tunes begins July 9! Join us all summer for FREE Sunday shows at SHARC’s John Gray Amphitheater. Music and fun for the whole family. July 9 Derek Michael Marc July 16 Aerial Arts July 23 Briana Renea July 30 Code Red Aug. 6 Uhane Hawaii & Kurt Silva Aug. 13 Nate Botsford Aug. 20...
CENTRAL OREGON SUNDAYS 5:59 pm
CENTRAL OREGON SUNDAYS
Aug 13 @ 5:59 pm – 6:59 pm
Central Oregon Sundays $19 per person. Includes outdoor/indoor aquatics and disc golf (when available). Must show proof of residence in Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook County
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Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 15 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Strings Masterclass 1:00 pm
Strings Masterclass
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm
The public is invited to observe Sunriver Music Festival concertmaster Steven Moeckel teach advanced students.
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm
 
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We hold figure drawing sessions with a live model every Tuesday evening from 7-9 pm at the Workhouse, there is no registration required so drop in. Bring your own drawing materials, some easels are provided but are first come first serve.
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Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
Why We Need Darkness 6:30 pm
Why We Need Darkness
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In cities, suburbs and villages all over the world, we are using light in inefficient ways. This wastes money and energy, harms our health and our environment and robs us of the stars. Paul Bogard will discuss the wonder of a dark night sky, the issue of light pollution and some possible solutions. He is...
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
Aug 16 @ 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...
Classical Concert 2 7:30 pm
Classical Concert 2
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm
Featuring the Central Oregon Mastersingers, plus four vocal soloists, plus pianist Sean Chen in the epic Beethoven Choral Fantasy and the Mozart Requiem as we celebrate and honor the retirement of Mastersingers director Clyde Thompson.
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Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 17 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
Summer Beer & Wine Garden with Live Music 5:00 pm
Summer Beer & Wine Garden with Live Music
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join C.E. Lovejoy’s Market for their outdoor Summer Beer & Wine Gardens, every other Thursday night in June, July and August from 5:00-8:00pm, starting on June 8th! Bring your friends and neighbors to enjoy cool beverages of all kinds, food and live music! New this year is the addition of wine and family seating! All...
OSU-Cascades professor emeritus to lead workshop series examining art since 1968 5:30 pm
OSU-Cascades professor emeritus to lead workshop series examining art since 1968
Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Henry Sayre, a retired Oregon State University – Cascades professor of art history will lead a special workshop series this fall that examines the transformation of contemporary art over the last half-century.  Registration for the workshop, offered over four evening classes, is open to community members. “Since 1968: Art in the Last 50 Years” surveys...
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
Aug 17 @ 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!  
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library 6:00 pm
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm
Weird History of Eclipses Did you know that Columbus tricked the Arawak Indians into feeding him and his crew for almost four months with a lunar eclipse? That astronomers proved Einstein’s theory of relativity using a solar eclipse? That an eclipse once stopped a war? Eclipses can be shocking and scary if you don’t know...
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
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The Redmond Brewfest 12:00 pm
The Redmond Brewfest
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 10:00 pm
Enjoy TWO FULL DAYS days of craft beer heaven featuring over 300 unique beers from over 84 micro-breweries and beverage producers; including ciders, kombucha and wine. We will have the finest street and food vendors, a full line up of live music, and family friendly fun. All of this will happen at the American Legion...
Bend Art Center workshop Lunar Programs 10:00 am
Bend Art Center workshop Lunar Programs
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am
Moon Prints Sat, Aug 19, 10-11 am Sun, Aug 20, Noon-1 pm Sun, Sep 3, 11-Noon Sun, Sep 10, 11-Noon Sun, Sep 17, 11-Noon Celebrate the eclipse by creating your very own moon prints, using our “Lunar” exhibit for inspiration. Play with soy-based inks on plexi plates and create beautiful colors, textures, and patterns. Then...
Inaugural Redmond BrewFest 12:00 pm
Inaugural Redmond BrewFest
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Beer Stop in Redmond announces the Inaugural Redmond BrewFest being held at American Legion Park in Redmond on Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19 from 12pm–10pm will benefit four local Redmond organizations that help the children in the community. This beer lover’s festival is serving up more than 300 unique beers, ciders, kombucha...
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library 12:00 pm
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm
What to Expect During the Eclipse Learn how to view the eclipse safely, and all the cool stuff you will see: the diamond ring effect, the corona, crescent-shaped shadows, shadow bands and stars and planets in the daytime sky! We’ll talk about timing and what to take with you. Presented by Meg Thacher of the...
Piano Masterclass 2:00 pm
Piano Masterclass
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm
The public is invited to observe as piano soloist Sean Chen instructs four exceptional young students.
Parlour 5:00 pm
Parlour
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Pops Concert 7:30 pm
Pops Concert
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm
An American Songbook anniversary adventure with the Central Oregon Mastersingers, four outstanding vocal soloists, and, of course, the whole Festival Orchestra!
Rock of Ages at Tower Theatre 7:30 pm
Rock of Ages at Tower Theatre
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm
The Tower Theatre Foundation kicks off the 2017-2018 Live at the Tower season with Thoroughly Modern Productions’ staging of the Broadway hit “Rock of Ages”.  Multiple Tony-nominee, “Rock of Ages”, is a musical love story set on the Sunset Strip in 1987 featuring Drew, a shy kid from South Detroit, and Sherrie, a small-town Kansas...
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Eclipse of the Heart Streeet Fair 9:00 am
Eclipse of the Heart Streeet Fair
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
A craft street fair in the parking lot of the Senior Center, Prineville, OR, sponsored by the Prineville Soroptimist. All proceeds will go to the Senior Center. If you are a vendor and would like to participate, contact Arline @ 541-815-8065 or arlinej35@gmail.com
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am
Looking to get in with a group of happy, easy going local cyclists? You’re in the right place. This no-drop group ride will take you along the Twin Bridges loop, a standard road cycling ride for the area. The loop is 36 miles of beautiful backroad, starting with coffee and ending with lunch and beer....
Bend Art Center workshop Lunar Programs 10:00 am
Bend Art Center workshop Lunar Programs
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am
Moon Prints Sat, Aug 19, 10-11 am Sun, Aug 20, Noon-1 pm Sun, Sep 3, 11-Noon Sun, Sep 10, 11-Noon Sun, Sep 17, 11-Noon Celebrate the eclipse by creating your very own moon prints, using our “Lunar” exhibit for inspiration. Play with soy-based inks on plexi plates and create beautiful colors, textures, and patterns. Then...
Central Oregon Saturday Market 10:00 am
Central Oregon Saturday Market
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
The Central Oregon Saturday Market is the largest gathering of local artists East of the Cascades, diverse craft booths, live music, community booths “Where the Seller is the Maker” since 1974.
Eclipse Experience at OSU-Cascades in Bend 12:00 pm
Eclipse Experience at OSU-Cascades in Bend
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A two-day, family celebration of the eclipse, including educational events with OSU-Cascades’ and science experts, learning activities for kids and family fun. You’ll have time to explore Bend, float the river, go for hike or tour the area via bike share.
Inaugural Redmond BrewFest 12:00 pm
Inaugural Redmond BrewFest
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Beer Stop in Redmond announces the Inaugural Redmond BrewFest being held at American Legion Park in Redmond on Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19 from 12pm–10pm will benefit four local Redmond organizations that help the children in the community. This beer lover’s festival is serving up more than 300 unique beers, ciders, kombucha...
Parlour 8:00 pm
Parlour
Aug 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 
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Bend Art Center workshop Lunar Programs 10:00 am
Bend Art Center workshop Lunar Programs
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am
Moon Prints Sat, Aug 19, 10-11 am Sun, Aug 20, Noon-1 pm Sun, Sep 3, 11-Noon Sun, Sep 10, 11-Noon Sun, Sep 17, 11-Noon Celebrate the eclipse by creating your very own moon prints, using our “Lunar” exhibit for inspiration. Play with soy-based inks on plexi plates and create beautiful colors, textures, and patterns. Then...
Eclipse Experience at OSU-Cascades in Bend 12:00 pm
Eclipse Experience at OSU-Cascades in Bend
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A two-day, family celebration of the eclipse, including educational events with OSU-Cascades’ and science experts, learning activities for kids and family fun. You’ll have time to explore Bend, float the river, go for hike or tour the area via bike share.
Orange & Black Eclipse Festival at Culver High School 12:00 pm
Orange & Black Eclipse Festival at Culver High School
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
It’s a two-day family-friendly festival and camp-out on the Culver High School recreation fields. Culver is in the path of totality of the 2017 solar eclipse. Join OSU-Cascades, the High Desert Museum, Central Oregon STEM Hub, Culver School District and others for a celebration of this rare event. Festival activities include overnight camping, science presentations, entertainment and...
Turf Tunes 5:30 pm
Turf Tunes
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm
Turf Tunes begins July 9! Join us all summer for FREE Sunday shows at SHARC’s John Gray Amphitheater. Music and fun for the whole family. July 9 Derek Michael Marc July 16 Aerial Arts July 23 Briana Renea July 30 Code Red Aug. 6 Uhane Hawaii & Kurt Silva Aug. 13 Nate Botsford Aug. 20...
CENTRAL OREGON SUNDAYS 5:59 pm
CENTRAL OREGON SUNDAYS
Aug 20 @ 5:59 pm – 6:59 pm
Central Oregon Sundays $19 per person. Includes outdoor/indoor aquatics and disc golf (when available). Must show proof of residence in Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook County
2017 Solar Eclipse Experience 6:00 pm
2017 Solar Eclipse Experience
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm
Lowell Observatory, a nonprofit, is hosting a science-centric event for the Total Solar Eclipse happening August 21st. At our event you can enjoy hourly astronomer talks, opportunities to meet an astronomer, experiments, demonstrations, purchasing memorabilia, purchasing food and beverages from high school booster clubs, live eclipse broadcast by The Science Channel, and guided eclipse viewing...
Classical Concert 3 7:30 pm
Classical Concert 3
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm
Bach’s Triple Concerto! (Featuring flute, violin, and harpsichord.) Also Dvorak Serenade for Winds in D Minor, Op. 44 and Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C Major.
Arctic Blast at the Tower 8:00 pm
Arctic Blast at the Tower
Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm
The Solar Eclipse Triggers a Catastrophic New Ice Age Sunday, August 20, the evening before “the morning of totality,” escape to the Tower Theatre and enjoy the campy sci-fi thriller Arctic Blast presented by the Tower Theatre Foundation. Join us in the air conditioning for $1 beer, wine, soda, water and FREE popcorn. Plus, the...
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Stellar Solar Seminar 8:30 am
Stellar Solar Seminar
Aug 21 @ 8:30 am
Join Dr. Harry Hamilton, Professor of Atmospheric Physics, for a special hour of education and solar stargazing on this monumental eclipse day.
Eclipse Experience at OSU-Cascades in Bend 12:00 pm
Eclipse Experience at OSU-Cascades in Bend
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A two-day, family celebration of the eclipse, including educational events with OSU-Cascades’ and science experts, learning activities for kids and family fun. You’ll have time to explore Bend, float the river, go for hike or tour the area via bike share.
Orange & Black Eclipse Festival at Culver High School 12:00 pm
Orange & Black Eclipse Festival at Culver High School
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
It’s a two-day family-friendly festival and camp-out on the Culver High School recreation fields. Culver is in the path of totality of the 2017 solar eclipse. Join OSU-Cascades, the High Desert Museum, Central Oregon STEM Hub, Culver School District and others for a celebration of this rare event. Festival activities include overnight camping, science presentations, entertainment and...
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
Piano Recital 7:30 pm
Piano Recital
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm
A special solo concert with returning piano soloist Sean Chen. Chen will also teach four exceptional young students in a piano masterclass, date TBA.
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T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 22 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Family Concert 4:00 pm
Family Concert
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm
This educational and entertaining concert presents orchestral music in a fun and informal setting. Bring the whole family and enjoy a one-hour concert in the beautiful Great Hall.
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library 5:34 pm
Know Cosmos at Deschutes Public Library
Aug 22 @ 5:34 pm
Where We Are on Finding ET The SETI movement ignites excitement in the hearts and minds of children and adults alike. From our earliest science fiction to our present day scientific search for life on other worlds, people love to imagine what other lifeforms might be out there. Presented by Dr. Brad Hughes and Dr....
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
 
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
We hold figure drawing sessions with a live model every Tuesday evening from 7-9 pm at the Workhouse, there is no registration required so drop in. Bring your own drawing materials, some easels are provided but are first come first serve.
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Music On The Green Redmond’s Free Summer Concert Series 6:00 pm
Music On The Green Redmond’s Free Summer Concert Series
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm
Bring the lawn chairs, grab a blanket and join the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB for free live music as it hosts the 22nd year of Music on the Green, presented by Bank of the Cascades and Eberhard’s Dairy Products. One of Central Oregon’s longest-running free community concert series, Music on the Green will...
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 23 @ 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
Aug 23 @ 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...
Classical Concert 4 7:30 pm
Classical Concert 4
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
Featuring pianist Sean Chen in Grieg’s dazzling piano concerto. Program also continues the Sunriver Music Festival’s Schumann Cycle with his Symphony No. 3 and opens with Ligeti’s Concert Romanesc.
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Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 24 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
Aug 24 @ 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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Art in the High Desert 10:00 am
Art in the High Desert
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm
 
Airshow of the Cascades
Airshow of the Cascades
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all-day
Our airshow provides the crowd with an up close and personal experience that brings out the kid in all of us. Our partnership with the Erickson Aircraft Collection allows our visitors free entry to their museum, puts vintage aircraft out on display, and Warbirds in the air! We’ve got the Les Schwab Car Show, glider...
Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center 7:00 pm
Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center
Aug 25 @ 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....
The Bad Cats are rockin’ Fat Tuesdays in the Shilo Inn! 7:30 pm
The Bad Cats are rockin’ Fat Tuesdays in the Shilo Inn!
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Cajun & Southern cookin’ served up with a side of LIVE Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, & Soul by the Bad Cats at 7:30pm! Full bar, dancing, and always lots of cool cats & kitties to hang with at the new Shilo Inn location!
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Color My World With Clay Slips 10:00 am
Color My World With Clay Slips
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm
Join Cheryl Baduini, clay artist, for a creative weekend in Bend Oregon. This hands on workshop will provide techniques and recipes on using colored slip on porcelain clay to create hand built items and inlayed projects.
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am
Looking to get in with a group of happy, easy going local cyclists? You’re in the right place. This no-drop group ride will take you along the Twin Bridges loop, a standard road cycling ride for the area. The loop is 36 miles of beautiful backroad, starting with coffee and ending with lunch and beer....
High Desert Rendezvous 5:00 pm
High Desert Rendezvous
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us for the 28th annual High Desert Rendezvous, a rip-roaring evening including dinner, silent and live auctions, raffle, gambling, hosted saloon and dancing. Central Oregon’s longest-running fundraiser supports the Museum’s educational programs. 5:00 pm—9:30 pm Member Ticket: $150/ea Non-member Single Ticket: $200 (one ticket) Member Couple Ticket: $300 (two tickets) Non-member Couple Ticket: $350...
Blank Pages Writing Salon 6:00 pm
Blank Pages Writing Salon
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Salons are informal gatherings where we share work, do freewriting based on prompts, discuss craft, and other aspects of writing. Everyone is welcome. If you want, bring a 1-2 page piece that you’re working on to share with the group.
CATurday night LIVE music at Fat Tuesday with the Bad Cats! 7:30 pm
CATurday night LIVE music at Fat Tuesday with the Bad Cats!
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Cajun & Southern cookin’ served up with a side of LIVE Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, & Soul by the Bad Cats at 7:30pm! Full bar, dancing, and always lots of cool cats & kitties to hang with at the new Shilo Inn location!
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Art in the High Desert 10:00 am
Art in the High Desert
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
CENTRAL OREGON SUNDAYS 5:59 pm
CENTRAL OREGON SUNDAYS
Aug 27 @ 5:59 pm – 6:59 pm
Central Oregon Sundays $19 per person. Includes outdoor/indoor aquatics and disc golf (when available). Must show proof of residence in Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook County
Parlour 7:00 pm
Parlour
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 29 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Deschutes Historical Museum History Pub Reservations 5:30 pm
Deschutes Historical Museum History Pub Reservations
Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Deschutes Historical Museum’s History Pub at McMenamins Old St. Francis requires reservations, which can be made on the museum’s website and will open on the first of the month for the current month’s program. The event is still free to the public. August 29-The Malheur Occupation and Public Lands in the West, OSU Professor Emeritus...
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
 
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We hold figure drawing sessions with a live model every Tuesday evening from 7-9 pm at the Workhouse, there is no registration required so drop in. Bring your own drawing materials, some easels are provided but are first come first serve.
Parlour 7:00 pm
Parlour
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 31 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
Summer Beer & Wine Garden with Live Music 5:00 pm
Summer Beer & Wine Garden with Live Music
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join C.E. Lovejoy’s Market for their outdoor Summer Beer & Wine Gardens, every other Thursday night in June, July and August from 5:00-8:00pm, starting on June 8th! Bring your friends and neighbors to enjoy cool beverages of all kinds, food and live music! New this year is the addition of wine and family seating! All...
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
Aug 31 @ 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