Artists’ Gallery Sunriver Village
The Best Present is a Gift of Art! Artists’ Gallery in the Sunriver Village features a collective of 25 local Central Oregon Fine Artists. The gallery is in its fourth year in Sunriver – from wall art to handcrafted fine jewelry, functional and decorative pottery, art glass, quilting and hand-loomed wearables, functional wood art and metal wall art. Unique collectible gifts!
Hours: Open 0am to 5pm, Closed Tuesdays. The Village at Sunriver, Building 19, 541-593-4382, www.artistsgallerysunriver.com
Cascade School of Music
Give the gift of music this holiday season with a gift certificate to Cascade School of Music. Music lessons and classes make a perfect gift for aspiring music students of all ages and abilities. For families with very young children, the school has an outstanding Kindermusik program that builds a great foundation and nurtures a love of music. For older children there are instrumental classes like beginning piano or guitar, as well as private lessons on all instruments.
200 NW Pacific Park Lane, Bend, 541-382-6866, www.cascadeschoolofmusic.org
Desperado Boutique located in the Old Mill District brings you fashion, footwear & gifts as unique as you. This holiday season Desperado features jewelry by Lenny & Eva. This one-of-a-kind line of jewelry lets you build and interchange pieces to make every necklace or bracelet as individual as you like. Pieces range from $8.95 to $37.50 and come with a guidebook to help inspire you. Desperado offers free gift wrapping and no-hassle returns.
330 SW Powerhouse Drive, Ste. 120, Bend, 541-749-9980, www.desperadowesternwear.com
Douglas Fine Jewelry
For over 30 years Steven and Elyse Douglas have been designing and creating original designs together. Douglas Jewelry Design specializes in the Oregon Sunstone, a unique gemstone native to Oregon. The gemstone crystals are responsibly sourced from claims near Plush, Oregon. The natural, copper bearing feldspar, Oregon Sunstone, has a wide range of colors from rich reds to exotic greens. Douglas Jewelry Design has the largest Sunstone gem and jewelry collection in the State of Oregon.
920 NW Bond St., Bend, 541-389-2901, www.douglasjewelry.com
High Desert Museum
Give the gift of discovery with a High Desert Museum membership. Visit otters, porcupines, raptors, reptiles and lynx. Connect with the past by engaging with living history characters. Explore changing exhibits and enjoy special events throughout the year. Family memberships start at $7.50 per month.
59800 S Hwy. 97, Bend, OR 97702, 541-382-4754, www.highdesertmuseum.org
Lumin Art Studios
Mckenzie Mendel Jewelry
The Winter 2014 collection is perfect for the holiday season. She specializes in high quality jewelry for women made of sterling silver and high karat gold. Her line includes earrings, necklaces and rings. www.MckenzieMendel.com
Meditative abstract artwork based in nature, feeling into the space where life’s energy and timelessness meet.
Bold, expressive abstract paintings and prints that will add soulfulness to your life, home and work space. Grab some of Alisha’s art prints for a unique and heartfelt gift, sure to make anyone’s living space hum. www.AlishaVernon.com
19855 Fourth Street, Bend, 541-510-7535, www.LuminArtStudios.com
Old Mill District
Something for everyone… The Old Mill District Gift Certificates – good at any store, restaurant, gallery or theater – make the perfect gift for the holidays or any time of the year. Splurge on goodies from cooking classes to sunset dinners, flip flops to puffy coats, snowboards to handmade jewelry. Gift Certificates are available in denominations of $10 and $25. Gift Certificates are available at the Ticket Mill 541-318-5457 in the Old Mill District.
450 SW Powerhouse Dr., Ste. 422, Bend, 541-312-0131, www.theoldmill.com
The Oregon Garden & Resort
Give the gift of memories this holiday season with an overnight stay at the Oregon Garden Resort, in historic Silverton, only 2.5 hours away. The Resort overlooks the beautiful 80-acre Oregon Garden, and features a day spa, restaurant and lounge with live music each evening. Each overnight stay includes a fireplace in your room, along with breakfast and admission to the Garden. Visit during the holidays and enjoy The Oregon Garden’s charming Christmas in the Garden event, featuring 300,000 Christmas lights, artisan vendors selling handcrafted items, fire pits, carolers and more, each Thursday – Sunday evening, November 28–December 21.
879 W Main St., Silverton, OR, 503-874-8100, www.oregongarden.org
Nicole Michelle Inc.
Your home…it’s the one place that’s distinctly you. What better way to express yourself in your living environment than with completely unique décor? Nicole Michelle transports you into a realm of sublime expression, where conscientiously-sourced artisan décor selections offer myriad options to express beauty in your surroundings. In a warm, inviting boutique created in one of Bend’s historic Newport Avenue residences, home décor specialists guide you through a Shangri-La of high-quality natural bed linens, tableware and other décor items. Visit us on Bend’s Westside and experience natural, hand-made fair-trade items you won’t find elsewhere in Central Oregon.
1132 NW Newport Ave., Bend, across the street from Newport Market, 541-306-3000, www.nicolemichelledecor.com
We strive to bring diverse tastes together using high quality farm ingredients blended with a comfortable casual décor. Our “restaurant for everyone” offers just that – something for everyone. Whether enjoying our house made soups, healthy salads, appetizers, favorite comfort foods or grilled steaks and seafood, our fresh ingredients stand out in each of our dishes. We offer a full service bar, a selection of Northwest micro beers and a broad selection of great value Northwest wines. Come celebrate the holidays at The Phoenix. Special menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve! Gift Certificates available.
594 NE Bellevue Dr., Bend, 541-317-0727, www.BendPhoenix.com
Red Chair Gallery
Red Chair is a membership gallery with over 30 artists. We are sure to have a lot of ideas to help you put a check mark by many of the names on your Christmas list. We are all local artists creating art from paintings to ceramics, glass work both for ornamentation or function, wood work, scarves, jewelry, mosaics, ornaments, wooden boxes and painted boxes, fountains, and sculpture in both ceramic and metal, if it is art it is probably at Red Chair Gallery. Open 10am-6pm Monday thru Saturday, Sunday 12 noon-4pm. See you soon at Red Chair Gallery and happy holidays from all of us at the gallery!
103 NW Oregon Ave. in the heart of downtown Bend, 541-306-3176, www.redchairgallerybend.com
Central Oregon Saturday Market
Central Oregon Saturday Market is having its first big Holiday Show of the season at the Bend Factory Stores on South Highway 97 in spaces #130 and #330 on Saturday November 8, 10am-4pm. Central Oregon Saturday Market is teaming up with the Bend Senior High’s Chamber Orchestra again this year for a big Holiday Show raising funds for the school’s Music Department Scholarship Program. Local artists, crafters, musicians and more. November 15-16 at Bend High School, 230 NE Sixth St. 10am-4pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday.
Celebrating the holiday season and The Central Oregon Saturday Market’s 40th year anniversary. Where the seller is the maker, 541-420-9015
Saxon’s Fine Jewelers
William Henry Knives and Jewelry Handcrafted in Oregon. The WoW factor begins at only $295. Cool men’s jewelry line and collectible pens. Love the artistry!
360 SW Powerhouse Dr., Ste 110, Bend, 541-389-6655, www.saxonsfinejewelers.com
Summer Lake Hot Springs
Summer Lake Hot Springs, about two hours SE of Bend is the gem of the Oregon Outback. The perfect romantic get away from the holiday hype. Soothe yourself in natural hot mineral water heated directly from the earth below. The water travels miles in the earth being heated and picking up various minerals along the way before it reaches the surface as artesian springs. Our cozy and unique cabins are heated with the same hot water being piped through the floor as radiant floor heat. Come experience the healing and soothing waters of Summer Lake.
41777 Hwy. 31, Paisley, 541-943-3931, www.summerlakehotsprings.com
Sunriver Music Festival & Sunriver Resort
Traditions Christmas Concert featuring the Patrick Lamb Band & Holiday Gospel Choir. Join us for a night of all your favorite holiday music with award winning singer-saxophonist Patrick Lamb accompanied by a gospel choir. This family friendly evening will take place at the historic Great Hall in Sunriver on Friday, December 19 at 7pm.
Be sure to ask about our upcoming Valentine’s Day Dinner & Concert on February 14. 541-593-9310, www.sunrivermusic.org
Giving the gift of art has never been easier! Stop by the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver and choose from Susan Harkness-Williams’ diverse selection of fine gourd art. Susan’s collectors range from contemporary to traditional native American style. You will find just the right piece! Looking for a commission piece?
Contact Susan directly firstname.lastname@example.org. Her work can be seen at the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver & The Sunriver Library through January 2015.
Do you love to make exquisite, hand-made items? Whether you are an expert or an explorer, we welcome you to come in and enjoy the most beautiful fabrics, yarns, local fibers and wool stitchery products available.
331 W Cascade St., Sisters, 541-549-6061, www.stitchinpost.com
Twigs Gallery & Home Goods
We have made a big change. Come in to see Twigs Gallery & Home Goods, We are now featuring a beautiful gallery of fiber art, art supplies and home accent pieces to decorate your home. We invite you to visit and see what we have in store for you
331 W Cascade St., Sisters, 541-549-6061
Terpsichorean Dance Studio
Winter Ball! The Terpsichorean Dance Studio will be holding a Formal Ball to benefit their scholarship fund January 10, 2015. The ball will take place at the Studio. Admission is $10 or $7 for children under 12. This is a fundraiser. All are invited to come in their best attire and enjoy an evening of fun and dance.
1601 NW Newport Ave., Bend, 541-389-5351