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Plein Air Painters of Oregon
Plein Air Painters of Oregon
Mar 27 – May 4 all-day
Plein air exhibit of over 70 works.
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 1 @ 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 2 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Parlour 5:30 pm
Parlour
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse
May 2 @ 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
May 3 @ 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 3 @ 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 4 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
Party to kick-off registration for 13th annual Tour des Chutes 5:00 pm
Party to kick-off registration for 13th annual Tour des Chutes
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Central Oregon’s annual cycling and running event supporting local cancer survivorship programs, Tour des Chutes, will be hosting it’s annual Kick-Off Registration Party on Thursday, May 4 at G5 in Bend. Open to the public, this annual celebration is held to encourage Tour des Chutes registration while celebrating cancer survivorship and the programs made possible...
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
May 4 @ 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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The Colorful World of Pigments 8:00 am
The Colorful World of Pigments
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free and open to the public Join us to celebrate the magic of color through art and science. Learn how the serendipitous discovery of YInMn blue pigment has illuminated our world in innumerable ways while expanding the canvas of human creativity. The day offers a series of collaborative events for all ages. SCHEDULE 8:00 –...
Old Mill District and East Cascades Audubon Society Birding Walk 10:00 am
Old Mill District and East Cascades Audubon Society Birding Walk
May 5 @ 10:00 am
The Old Mill District and the East Cascades Audubon Society are again offering free weekly bird walks to the public every other Friday, April 7 through May 19. These free walks are guided by an expert from the Society and wind around the trails of the Old Mill District that run along the Deschutes River....
First Friday Happy Hour with Bend Ukulele Group 4:00 pm
First Friday Happy Hour with Bend Ukulele Group
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for another fun First Friday Happy Hour at Willow Lane! For our May First Friday we will be having a Cinco de Mayo celebration with Bend Ukulele Group! Bring your favorite instrument and play along with the group for the first hour and then show off your talent during the open mic. As...
Bending Perspectives ~ Bridging Communities Through Art 5:00 pm
Bending Perspectives ~ Bridging Communities Through Art
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New First Friday Art Walk event. Multi-media art exhibit sponsored by a collaboration of Central Oregon mental health services providers. Purpose – to showcase the art work of individuals, their families, care providers and supporters as part of facilitated art therapy programs. Paintings, drawings, photography, collage, as well as spoken word performance, acoustic guitar music...
First Friday Art Walk 5:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
First Friday at Red Chair Gallery 5:00 pm
First Friday at Red Chair Gallery
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
May brings new life and great new works to the Red Chair Gallery. Janice Rhodes creates beautiful paintings with her encaustics, a combination of beeswax, tree resin and pigment. Michael Gwinup is a master potter specializing in Raku and Suzy Williamson’s beautiful silver, copper, gold and gemstone jewelry offers something for every taste. Be sure...
Native Wildlife: Photography and Conservation Workshop 5:00 pm
Native Wildlife: Photography and Conservation Workshop
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – May 6 @ 1:00 pm
Join internationally-renowned photographer George Lepp, field editor of Outdoor Photographer Magazine, to learn wildlife photography techniques. Workshop will include an optional classroom session followed by a day photographing raptors and mammals in natural settings. Wildlife curators will provide information about the fascinating lives of High Desert animals. May 5, Optional classroom session 5:00 pm—6:00 pm...
Film School:Introduction to Screenwriting 6:00 pm
Film School:Introduction to Screenwriting
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Knowing how and where to start is the greatest hurdle to climb. The purpose of “Intro to Screenwriting” is to provide the knowledge and tools to get started in Screenwriting. This session will examine the reason to write a screenplay, how to get started writing a screenplay, basic structure and formatting of a screenplay, and...
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Exhibit Opening: Scats & Tracks 9:00 am
Exhibit Opening: Scats & Tracks
May 6 @ 9:00 am
Explore how animals leave information about their presence in the wild while learning keen observation skills about how to interpret these signs. Through interactive stations, discover more about wildlife and the messages they leave behind.
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
May 6 @ 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....
Dutch Oven Dining: Breakfast at The High Desert Museum 10:00 am
Dutch Oven Dining: Breakfast at The High Desert Museum
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Enhance your camp kitchen skills with this Dutch oven cooking class. Breakfast will be served after you learn how to select, prepare and fire up your oven and coals. Members $10, non-members $15 RSVP: highdesertmuseum.org/workshop Saturday, May 6, 2017 – 10:00am to 12:00pm
POTTERY SHOW AND SALE 10:00 am
POTTERY SHOW AND SALE
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Creative. Local Artists. Alternative Firing and functional ware
Blank Pages Writing Workshops: Writing From The Heart 6:00 pm
Blank Pages Writing Workshops: Writing From The Heart
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bring us your lyric prose, bring us your lyric non-fiction, bring us your lyric verse, bring us that lyric stuck in your head. In this workshop, we’ll talk about expressing emotion, and practice how to get personal in your storytelling.
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Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC
May 7 @ 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays for Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook county. Must show proof of residency.
Paint It Forward Fundraiser: Give Cancer The Boot with Art & Wine, Oh My! 2:00 pm
Paint It Forward Fundraiser: Give Cancer The Boot with Art & Wine, Oh My!
May 7 @ 2:00 pm
Give Cancer the BOOT!! with Art & Wine, Oh My! In a relaxed, social setting, our artist will guide you through recreating a special image . You will create and take home your masterpiece and support a worthy cause. $15 of each ticket sold will got directly to Jefferson county Relay for Life! Host location:...
Parlour 6:00 pm
Parlour
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 8 @ 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 9 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse
May 9 @ 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.
Natural History Pub: Satellites and Saddles, Lasers and Grazers 7:00 pm
Natural History Pub: Satellites and Saddles, Lasers and Grazers
May 9 @ 7:00 pm
The University of Idaho, The Nature Conservancy and a group of private ranchers are teaming up to study remote sensing technologies to monitor vegetation across the Zumwalt Prairie in northeast Oregon. Vincent Jansen, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Idaho, will discuss how LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) and satellite data are providing different...
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Birding for Breakfast 7:00 am
Birding for Breakfast
May 10 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
The Museum grounds host a diverse population of migrating songbirds. Tour independently or join a wildlife staffer or naturalist volunteer to help you identify the birds. Coffee, tea and pastries provided. 7:00 am – 9:00 am Members $10, non-members $15 RSVP: highdesertmuseum.org/workshop
Lunch & Lecture: Training for WWII on the High Desert 12:00 pm
Lunch & Lecture: Training for WWII on the High Desert
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Approximately 200,000 troops, from all military service branches, trained at eight sites along US Highway 97 during WWII. Dick Tobiason, chairman of the Bend Heroes Foundation and a Vietnam veteran, will discuss the Oregon Maneuver, the largest training exercise in the Pacific Northwest held in 1943, and other training programs. He will also share about...
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 10 @ 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 10 @ 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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Fat Men In Skirts 7:30 pm
Fat Men In Skirts
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – May 21 @ 7:30 pm
Phyliis Hogan and her son Bishop are en route to Italy, to meet husband and father, Howard Hogan, a philandering film director, when their plane crashes. They find themselves stranded on a deserted island. After consuming the provisions from Phyliis’ handbag, survival measures become more drastic: Bishop cuts limbs off the dead passengers… for dinner....
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 11 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 11 @ 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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Desperado Denim Fit Event & Spring Footwear Trunk Show, plus BFQ Summer Edition Launch Party
Desperado Denim Fit Event & Spring Footwear Trunk Show, plus BFQ Summer Edition Launch Party
May 12 – May 13 all-day
Join us this Friday, May 12, 3-8pm and Saturday, May 13, 10-6pm for our 3rd Annual Denim Fit Event with LA Denim Fit Expert Kaitlin Moor of Dear John. Kaitlin will be on hand Friday & Saturday helping women get fitted in the perfect size and style of jeans. Plus, this year we’ve added a...
Diversity in the Desert: A Community Celebration 6:00 pm
Diversity in the Desert: A Community Celebration
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate the Museum’s 35th anniversary with a party like no other! Dr. Tom Connolly, director of archaeological research, and Dr. Dennis Jenkins, archaeologist, from The Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon, will explore 15,000 years of High Desert prehistory. Get an insider’s look into research on the Fort Rock sandals,...
Diversity in the Desert: A Community Celebration 6:00 pm
Diversity in the Desert: A Community Celebration
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The High Desert Museum will mark its 35th anniversary with a party and presentation on May 12. Diversity in the Desert: A Community Celebration will feature live music, appetizers, kids’ activities, demonstrations at the Lazinka sawmill and special presentations by guest speakers Dr. Tom Connolly, director of archaeological research and Dr. Dennis Jenkins, archaeologist, from...
Film School:Story Building & Screenwriting Structure 6:00 pm
Film School:Story Building & Screenwriting Structure
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This session will assume that you have all the basic knowledge covered in “Intro to Screenwriting.” We will do a small recap of the previous session very briefly, and then move to Story Building and Structure. We will be examining in more depth the aspect of the three-act structure, variations in genre and medium, and...
Bubbles & Bags A LADIES NIGHT OUT 6:30 pm
Bubbles & Bags A LADIES NIGHT OUT
May 12 @ 6:30 pm
THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION FOR BEND-LA PINE SCHOOLS INVITES YOU TO THEIR FUNDRAISER Bubbles & Bags A LADIES NIGHT OUT CELEBRATING WOMEN WHO SUPPORT THE BEND-LA PINE SCHOOLS Enjoy Bubbly inspired cocktails, snacks, sweets, swag and surprises! The night will include a special silent auction that will encompass all ‘Bags’ Vintage Designer Handbags Golf and Sports...
Bethlehem Inn Benefit Concert and Dance 7:00 pm
Bethlehem Inn Benefit Concert and Dance
May 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Notables with Betty Berger will play music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington and other swing favorites at a concert and dance at the Unitarian Church on Friday, May 12 from 7:00 pm. Admission is free but a donation to Bethlehem Inn is requested. Food and refreshments will be available at this all ages event....
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TEDxBend 2017 US Humans 8:30 am
TEDxBend 2017 US Humans
May 13 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
This year TEDxBend is pleased to bring more speakers and performers to the stage – nearly twice as many as in previous years – for a FULL DAY of ideas worth spreading. Join us as we explore what makes us human including ideas about how we roll as human beings, the critical impact and intersection...
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum 9:00 am
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum
May 13 @ 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
May 13 @ 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....
Growing Tomatoes and Potatoes 10:30 am
Growing Tomatoes and Potatoes
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Central Oregon chapter of OSU Master Gardeners™ invite you to attend a gardening class: Growing Tomatoes and Potatoes. Learn how you can successfully grow your own delicious tomatoes and potatoes in Central Oregon.
Thorn Hollow String Band 11:00 am
Thorn Hollow String Band
May 13 @ 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
Craft & Sip with Mom – String Art Workshop 2:00 pm
Craft & Sip with Mom – String Art Workshop
May 13 @ 2:00 pm
What’s Old is New AGAIN! Join us for a fun afternoon sipping and crafting at Spoken Moto This three hour workshop, is great to create some custom art for your home, office or for a gift. You’ll be provided a template for a mason jar and selection of flowers. You will select a 12 x...
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver 4:00 pm
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver
May 13 @ 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 and Wine Auction supporting the Deschutes Children’s Foundation 5:30 pm
Art and Wine Auction supporting the Deschutes Children’s Foundation
May 13 @ 5:30 pm
An evening of art, fine dining and excellent libations in support of children and families.
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Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC
May 14 @ 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays for Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook county. Must show proof of residency.
Mother’s Day Brunch 10:30 am
Mother’s Day Brunch
May 14 @ 10:30 am
Sunday, May 14th beginning at 10:30am Reservations Required: (541) 549-5900 Adults: $39 Child: $19 (6-12) Under 5: Free (price does not include gratuity, parties of 6 or more will be charged 20% gratuity) Stay Sunday night in any Cabin or Upper Townhouse Suite and Mom’s Brunch is FREE!
Listen Local Live! Sizzling Sopranos 7:00 pm
Listen Local Live! Sizzling Sopranos
May 14 @ 7:00 pm
Join us for an amazing concert from three classically trained musicians performing vocal solos and duets from great composers.
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Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 15 @ 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 16 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
May 16 @ 7:00 pm
 
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse
May 16 @ 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.
HIKING IN THE DOLOMITE ALPS 7:00 pm
HIKING IN THE DOLOMITE ALPS
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 18 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
BRAVE COLLECTIVE’S ANNUAL TINY ART AUCTION PROCEEDS TO MERCY CORP FOR SYRIAN REFUGEE FAMILIES 5:30 pm
BRAVE COLLECTIVE’S ANNUAL TINY ART AUCTION PROCEEDS TO MERCY CORP FOR SYRIAN REFUGEE FAMILIES
May 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Brave Collective, a women’s clothing store in Bend, has partnered with Mercy Corp, a wonderful non-profit who helps refugee families around the world in all kinds of ways. To raise money for Mercy Corp’s programs we are having a TINY ART AUCTION! Please watch this beautiful animation video created by Hammoudi, a Syrian refugee boy,...
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
May 18 @ 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!  
Nomads of Bend 6:00 pm
Nomads of Bend
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nomads of Bend plays music from the Balkans, Mediterranean, and Middle East and Klezmer for listening and dancing. Come join in the fun with the only band in town that plays this energetic musical genre.
Nomads plays every third Thursday at Holá 6:00 pm
Nomads plays every third Thursday at Holá
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Nomads plays May 18 and every third Thursday at Holá! Downtown, 920 NW Bond., 6-9 P.M. Come enjoy Balkan, Middle-Eastern, Greek and Klezmer music. Join us for a fun evening of music, dancing, food, and great company.  
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
The Quons Saving Grace Fundraiser 7:00 pm
The Quons Saving Grace Fundraiser
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Broadway in Concert: Guys and Dolls 7:30 pm
Broadway in Concert: Guys and Dolls
May 18 @ 7:30 pm
) The inaugural “Broadway in Concert” production goes “all in” June 2nd-4th at the Tower Theatre with innovative scenery, local musicians, and unique staging to capture the high stakes atmosphere of the landmark musical-comedy “Guys and Dolls”. The original, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, opened in 1950, quickly garnering public attention and critical...
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Native Wildlife: Photography and Conservation Workshop
Native Wildlife: Photography and Conservation Workshop
May 19 – May 20 all-day
Join internationally-renowned photographer George Lepp, field editor of Outdoor Photographer Magazine, to learn wildlife photography techniques. Workshop will include an optional classroom session followed by a day photographing raptors and mammals in natural settings. Wildlife curators will provide information about the fascinating lives of High Desert animals. May 19, Optional classroom session 5:00 pm—6:00 pm...
Old Mill District and East Cascades Audubon Society Birding Walk 10:00 am
Old Mill District and East Cascades Audubon Society Birding Walk
May 19 @ 10:00 am
The Old Mill District and the East Cascades Audubon Society are again offering free weekly bird walks to the public every other Friday, April 7 through May 19. These free walks are guided by an expert from the Society and wind around the trails of the Old Mill District that run along the Deschutes River....
Film School:Polishing & Selling Your Screenplay 6:00 pm
Film School:Polishing & Selling Your Screenplay
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This session will assume that you have all of the basic knowledge covered in “Story Building and Screenwriting Structure.” We will discuss taking our story, turning it into a solid blue print, then making it better and marketable. We will go over the options and techniques to sell your work or seek careers in screen...
HDCM Concert Series: CROWN CITY STRING QUARTET 7:00 pm
HDCM Concert Series: CROWN CITY STRING QUARTET
May 19 @ 7:00 pm
The High Desert Chamber Music 2016-17 season concludes with Central Oregon favorites the Crown City String Quartet. Their performances have been praised as “sublime” and “simply moving and spectacular”. This Pasadena based group has been the resident and premier group featured in the HDCM Concert Series and they perform regularly at a number of chamber...
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Civil War Coming to Central Oregon
Civil War Coming to Central Oregon
May 20 – May 21 all-day
The Northwest Civil War Council will present a full Civil War reenactment at The House On Metolius Meadow, Saturday and Sunday, May 20 & 21, 2017. The reenactment and living history camps include over 300 Civil War reenactors presenting living conditions and circumstances of the 1860s, as well as battle reenactments. This is the only...
Vulture Venture 5K Trail Run & Walk 8:00 am
Vulture Venture 5K Trail Run & Walk
May 20 @ 8:00 am
In honor of the Museum’s 35th anniversary, we are bringing back one of our earliest fundraisers! This family-friendly event will be held on the Museum’s dirt roads and trails. Admission (on event day) will be included with race entry so that visitors can discover and enjoy all that the Museum has to offer. Costumes are...
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
May 20 @ 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....
Dutch Oven Dining: Dinner and Dessert 10:00 am
Dutch Oven Dining: Dinner and Dessert
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
You’ll be the top chef on your next outdoor adventure after you learn how to make dinner and dessert with an outdoor oven. 10:00 am—12:00 pm Members $10, non-members $15 RSVP: highdesertmuseum.org/workshop
SHARC’S 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!! 10:00 am
SHARC’S 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!!
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
May 20-21 SHARC ANNIVERSARY & SOFT OPENING WEEKEND: We’re celebrating SHARC’s fifth anniversary ! Join us May 20 from 10am to 4pm for a day of activities, live music and maybe even a celebratory cake. Admission on May 20 & 21 is just $5 along with the donation of five non-perishable food items to benefit...
PRINEVILLE RESERVOIR STAR PARTY 1:00 pm
PRINEVILLE RESERVOIR STAR PARTY
May 20 @ 1:00 pm
The King of Planets, Jupiter, will be the highlight of the May 20 annual Star Party at Prineville Reservoir State Park. Jupiter will share the night sky with colorful star clusters, nebulae (interstellar clouds of dust and gasses), and distant galaxies. “Central Oregon skies are typically clear and generally free of light pollution, the optimum...
Upstream 5:30 pm
Upstream
May 20 @ 5:30 pm
A salute to streams, students and stewardship! The Upper Deschutes Watershed Council will be hosting their annual fundraiser, UPSTREAM, on Saturday May 20th, 2017 in the Barn at Brasada Ranch in Bend, Oregon. UPSTREAM is a community event focused on sharing the work of students and celebrating watershed education. The event is a fundraiser for...
Blank Pages Writing Salon 6:00 pm
Blank Pages Writing Salon
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Salons are informal gatherings where we share work, do freewriting based on prompts, discuss craft, and workshop pieces submitted by members of the group.  Salons are held the third Saturday of every month and are $5 to The Workhouse for allowing us to use their fantastic space. Bring a 1-2 page piece that you’re working on to share with the group...
Blank Pages Writing Salon 6:00 pm
Blank Pages Writing Salon
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Salons are informal gatherings where we share work, do freewriting based on prompts, discuss craft, and workshop pieces submitted by members of the group.  Salons are held the third Saturday of every month and are $5 to The Workhouse for allowing us to use their fantastic space. Bring a 1-2 page piece that you’re working on to share with the group...
The Quons 7:00 pm
The Quons
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series: Linda Wang (violin) 7:30 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series: Linda Wang (violin)
May 20 @ 7:30 pm
Guest artist Linda Wang, violin, performs Violin Concerto by Brahms, Danzon No.2 by Marquez, and Cascades, a new work by James Barnes commissioned for the 50th anniversary by the Central Oregon Symphony Association.
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Main Concert Series 7:30 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Main Concert Series
May 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Led by Maestro Michael Gesme, the Central Oregon Symphony’s season finale takes place from May 20-22. A highlight of this spring concert series is the première performance of Cascades Suite, an original composition by James Barnes, commissioned to honor the history and culture of Central Oregon on the occasion of the 50 th anniversary of...
HDCM Concert Series: CROWN CITY STRING QUARTET 7:30 pm
HDCM Concert Series: CROWN CITY STRING QUARTET
May 20 @ 7:30 pm
The High Desert Chamber Music 2016-17 season concludes with Central Oregon favorites the Crown City String Quartet. Their performances have been praised as “sublime” and “simply moving and spectacular”. This Pasadena based group has been the resident and premier group featured in the HDCM Concert Series and they perform regularly at a number of chamber...
Lloyd Jones at the Old Stone 7:30 pm
Lloyd Jones at the Old Stone
May 20 @ 7:30 pm
Announcing 2007 Oregon Hall of Fame winner, Cascade Blues Association “Lifetime Achievement Award” winner, and winner of 35 Muddy Awards, Lloyd Jones, along with openers Kinzel & Hyde to perform at The Old Stone.
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Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC
May 21 @ 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays for Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook county. Must show proof of residency.
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series: Linda Wang (violin) 2:00 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series: Linda Wang (violin)
May 21 @ 2:00 pm
Guest artist Linda Wang, violin, performs Violin Concerto by Brahms, Danzon No.2 by Marquez, and Cascades, a new work by James Barnes commissioned for the 50th anniversary by the Central Oregon Symphony Association.
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Main Concert Series 2:00 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Main Concert Series
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Led by Maestro Michael Gesme, the Central Oregon Symphony’s season finale takes place from May 20-22. A highlight of this spring concert series is the première performance of Cascades Suite, an original composition by James Barnes, commissioned to honor the history and culture of Central Oregon on the occasion of the 50 th anniversary of...
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A Complicated Legacy: The History of the Hanford Site 6:00 pm
A Complicated Legacy: The History of the Hanford Site
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Manhattan Project transformed the small agricultural towns of Hanford and White Bluffs, Washington into the world’s first large scale nuclear research and production facilities. It also created a suburban nuclear community in neighboring Richland which remained under government ownership until 1958. Join Robert Franklin, assistant director of the Hanford History Project, who will discuss...
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Main Concert Series 7:30 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Main Concert Series
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Led by Maestro Michael Gesme, the Central Oregon Symphony’s season finale takes place from May 20-22. A highlight of this spring concert series is the première performance of Cascades Suite, an original composition by James Barnes, commissioned to honor the history and culture of Central Oregon on the occasion of the 50 th anniversary of...
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T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 23 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
The Carol Rossio Quartet 6:00 pm
The Carol Rossio Quartet
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join renowned Pacific Northwest jazz/pop vocalist Carol Rossio plus a stellar piano trio (pianist Jack Krouscup, bassist Mark Karwan and drummer Jeff Ingraham) as they present jazz and pop standards from The Great American Songbook. A recent Bend transplant, Carol has opened for Grammy-winners Angélique Kidjo and Poncho Sanchez, recorded and performed with smooth jazz pioneer pianist Tom Grant,...
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
May 23 @ 7:00 pm
 
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse
May 23 @ 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
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 25 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 25 @ 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
The Joy of Dance 7:30 pm
The Joy of Dance
May 25 @ 7:30 pm
 
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Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center 7:00 pm
Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center
May 26 @ 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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Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
May 27 @ 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....
Raptors of the Desert Sky HDM Summer program 12:30 pm
Raptors of the Desert Sky HDM Summer program
May 27 @ 12:30 pm
In our signature summer program hawks, owls, falcons and even a vulture fly close enough to raise the hair on your head. The Museum’s biologists narrate the action and help illuminate the agility, hunting strategies and natural behaviors of these spectaclular birds of prey. Every day the program varies according to wind, weather and how...
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Central Oregon Sundays
Central Oregon Sundays
May 28 – Sep 3 all-day
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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2017 Memorial Day Ceremony 1:00 pm
2017 Memorial Day Ceremony
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Please join us this Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM for Central Oregon’s largest Memorial Day ceremony, honoring our service men and women and the memory of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in defending and protecting our freedoms.
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
The Quons 7:00 pm
The Quons
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 30 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
May 30 @ 7:00 pm
 
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse 7:00 pm
Figure Drawing Sessions at The Workhouse
May 30 @ 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.
The Quons 7:00 pm
The Quons
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Pollinator Conservation: What’s the Buzz? 6:00 pm
Pollinator Conservation: What’s the Buzz?
May 31 @ 6:00 pm
What’s being done to help native pollinators in Central Oregon? Hear from a panel of speakers including Dirk Renner of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Susie Werts from the Sisters Middle School and Cheryl Howard with the City of Bend as they share their pollinator conservation stories. 6:00 pm No-host bar Members $3, non-members...
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
May 31 @ 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 31 @ 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...
McTuff at The Old Stone 8:00 pm
McTuff at The Old Stone
May 31 @ 8:00 pm
The trio who make up McTuff create a powerful and jaw-dropping funk and jazz sound like you’ve never heard, exhibiting a mix of stellar musicianship, seasoned songwriting and deep groove where no musical stone gets unturned.