Pumpkin decorating contest, spine-tingling book picks and more at your library. It’s the Return of the Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest The annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest is back, and we cannot wait to see where your creativity takes you this year! To take part, simply decorate a pumpkin as one of your favorite book characters; winners…

(Pepper Pepper (recipient of Oregon Arts Commission Artist Fellowship), Night Sky 3, 2019, digital image | Photo courtesy of Oregon Arts Commission) The Oregon Arts Commission is now accepting applications from visual artists for the Artist Fellowship program. About the Fellowship Program The Individual Artist Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their achievements while…

(Image | Courtesy of Deschutes Public Library) Grab your magnifying glass (and library card) to crack the case of Know Mystery this October with Deschutes Public Library. Hunt for clues to make a case for Bigfoot’s existence, and unearth modern findings of Aztec hieroglyphs. Tackle taboo topics with a Death Café conversation, and take the…

The Artist’s Gallery at Sunriver is sponsoring its fourth annual Locals’ Event, a weekend of fun, discounts, art giveaways, food and beverage. Highlighting sponsors for the event include First Interstate Bank, Sunriver Brewing Co, The Fold and Hot Lava Baking Co. Once again, locals are asked to “Fill Don’s Truck” with non-perishable food items or…

(Photo | Courtesy of Sunriver Stars Community Theater) Sunriver Stars Community Theater (SSCT) is pleased to announce its fall production, Mamma Mia! The Secret of the Spoon! Don’t expect your average theater experience though, as the show will take place while a three-course meal is served to guests. The production, written by Oregon State alum…

(Photo | by Kristine Thomas) Analyzing if it’s obvious who murdered the deceitful golfer, determining if your character’s banter is romantically playful or finding a word to rhyme with “solemnly” are a smattering of tasks a writer probably shouldn’t attempt to do alone. Thankfully, there are many resources for writers to find what they need to…