In a collaboration with the Bend Park and Recreation department and Travel Oregon, BendFilm is screening movies in parks throughout Bend all summer. Check out the schedule below and get connected with us on social media at bendfilm.us2.list-manage.com for updates. COCO — August 12 in Orchard Park LAIKA’S MISSING LINK — August 19 in Al…

(Photo | Pexels) Check out First Friday events, new exhibit openings and artist meet and greets for August’s First Friday in Bend. Bend Senior Center 1600 SE Reed Market Rd. 541-388-1133 • bendparksandrec.org/facility/bend-senior-center The Bend Senior Center at the new Larkspur Community Center is showing art by members of the SageBrushers Art Society. Come visit…

(Photos | Courtesy of Sisters Folk Festival) Sisters Folk Festival will produce the last two shows of the summer series with long-anticipated performances on August 13 and 14. Thus far, the newly remodeled venue has provided an exceptional music experience for artists and fans alike. With beautiful aesthetics and outstanding sound and lights, the overall…

(Graphic | Courtesy of High Desert Art Museum) The High Desert Museum’s signature fundraiser, High Desert Rendezvous, returns on Saturday, August 28, at 7pm. The lively evening this year will take place in the virtual world with an in-person viewing party for a number of supporters at the Museum. This marks the 32nd High Desert…

(Legacies, oil by Barbara Cella, The Lookout, aqua-media by Vivian Olsen) The Commons Cafe & Taproom is highlighting the work of the High Desert Art League with their exhibit of paintings, Something in Common. This show will include a number of new works created during the pandemic. League President Barbara Cella explains, “This amazing group…

(Movie poster images | Courtesy of Bend Outdoor Movies) Cascade Relays, Flip Flop Sounds and Hand in Hand Productions bring you the best drive-in outdoor movie experience with a large LED video wall and a guaranteed fun, safe, socially-distanced evening out for the entire family. We’ll host a number of outdoor movie nights, at various…