EVENT DATE : May 5, 5:30PM - May 5, 8:00PM
Downtown Bend and the Old Mill District

Celebrate First Friday Art Walk with a wide assortment of local artists. Local beverages, food, and music are always on the agenda, and demos and other fun surprises are always a possibility! DowntownBend.org

EVENT DATE : May 6, 1:00PM - May 6, 4:00PM

Learn about polo, how to play and how to ride a horse. All ages welcome. No riding experience necessary. $50 per person (horse available for use at an additional cost) Another Clinic on May 20. BendPoloClubInfo.com

EVENT DATE : May 9, 7:00PM - May 9, 10:00PM

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 views of the prairie, as well as the ability to link remote sensing data to decision support tools for ranchers and land managers. HighDesertMuseum.org

EVENT DATE : May 14, 10:30AM - May 14, 2:00PM

Enjoy brunch with the mother in your family. Stay Sunday night in any Cabin or Upper Townhouse Suite and Mom’s Brunch is free. Adults: $39, Child(6-12): $19. FivePineLodge.com

EVENT DATE : May 19, 11:00AM - May 19, 4:00PM

Savory Spice will host Locavore’s Farm Kids program where kids can learn where our food comes from, with an emphasis on growing your own food and getting to know the people who do. Be sure to check out the worm bin and bee display, enjoy complimentary seed packets and meet local farmers. JamiesFoodRevolution.org

EVENT DATE : May 19, 5:00PM - May 27, 10:00PM
Throughout Central Oregon

Central Oregon has one of the largest per-capita number of breweries of any region around, and on top of that a thriving, exploding beer scene—so it’s only natural that we also have a Central Oregon Beer Week, a week-long celebration of Bend and Central Oregon’s amazing beer culture! CentralOregonBeerWeek.com

EVENT DATE : May 19, 5:00PM - May 19, 8:00PM
Downtown Redmond

This is a time for the community to come together in downtown Redmond to enjoy music, food, art, and great deals from our local businesses. Third Friday Strolls take place in Downtown Redmond and run from April through September. VisitRedmondOregon.com

EVENT DATE : May 20, 8:00AM - May 20, 4:00PM
Mount Bachelor and Bend

Cheer on your friends, neighbors, family members and professional athletes as they ski, bike, and paddle their way from Mount Bachelor to the Old Mill District. The PPP supports the programs of the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation (MBSEF). MBSEF.org  

EVENT DATE : May 20, 7:30PM - May 20, 10:00PM

Guest artist Linda Wang 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. COSymphony.com

EVENT DATE : May 20, 7:30PM - May 20, 10:00PM

The High Desert Chamber Music 2016-17 season concludes with Central Oregon favorites the Crown City String Quartet. 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 music series in Southern California and the Pacific Northwest. HighDesertChamberMusic.com

EVENT DATE : May 21, 9:00AM - May 21, 2:00PM
Old Mill District

Cheer on student athletes as they run, bike, and paddle through the Old Mill District. The Kid's Mini PPP supports the programs of the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation (MBSEF). MBSEF.org

EVENT DATE : May 27, 9:00AM - May 27, 10:00AM

Participants of all levels can choose from the all-women’s Half Marathon, 10k and 5k races. The Bend race features a new course for half marathoners. All distances have scenic views along the Deschutes River and include a mix of testing trails, groomed paths and paved surfaces. LayItOutEvents.com

EVENT DATE : May 28, 9:00AM - May 28, 4:00PM
Three Creeks Brewing

The largest mountain bike event in the Pacific Northwest and fun for all ages, features the Peterson Ridge Trail System with limited climbing. The race also features a kids race for two to nine-year-olds to end the Oregon Off Road Series in Sisters, Oregon. SistersStampede.com