September 2–3 Wes Knodel Gun Show DCFE, 503-363-9564, www.wesknodelgunshows.com 6 Music on the Green – Hokulea Dancers – 6-7:30pm, Sam Johnson Park, Redmond, free-attend, hosted by Redmond Chamber of Commerce, 541-923-5191, www.redmondsummerconcerts.com Join First Interstate Bank and Eberhard’s Dairy Products for Music on the Green, Redmond’s free concert series in the Park brought to you…

Now in the 28th year, the annual Oregon High Desert Classics Show is scheduled to kick off in Central Oregon on July 18 running through July 30. Designated a Heritage Site by the prestigious United States Equestrian Federation, the two-week show is presented by the Oxford Inns, Suites & Hotels and takes place at J…

Alleda Real Estate 25 NW Minnesota Ave, Suite 1. www.alledarealestate.com Featuring Jerry Dame, fine artist. www.jerrydame.com Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing, 550 NW Franklin St. Sondra Holtzman’s Seasons of the Earth — the exhibit of original rust prints of found objects. Holtzman, an aficionada of discarded gadgets discovered in deserted places, often visits ghost…

Deschutes Public Library presents the 14th annual celebration of A Novel Idea…Read Together, the largest community read program in Oregon. A Novel Idea brings together thousands of Deschutes County residents to read, discuss and attend a variety of free cultural and author events at the Library’s six branches and at partnering businesses. With this year’s…

Uncorked Sunriver Style, a two-day showcase of wines, food, live music and classes will take place Friday and Saturday, September 16-17 at the Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC), 57250 Overlook Road. More than a dozen Oregon wineries will be on hand serving samples and selling wine by the glass, bottle and case. There…

Stepping back into the late 1960s, Central Oregon was a vastly different place. Rugged, it was still considered the untamed wild west of America. Populations were sparse, farm land was abundant, and few thought that classical music withstood even a chance of surviving, let alone thriving, in the relatively unknown mill town of Bend. “If…

For complete First Friday Listings, click here First Friday in Bend Welcome Autumn with Gusto Complete first friday listings here Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing, 550 NW Franklin Abstractions by Pam Bird and Diane Watson. Bird, an intuitive painter, strives to take her art beyond representational accuracy to experiential interpretation.  She notes her delight…