EVENT DATE : March 4, 7:00PM
Bend High School

New York Times bestselling author and journalist Michael Pollan writes books and articles about the places where nature and culture intersect: on our plates, in our farms and gardens, and in our minds. His most recent book is How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression and Transcendence. DPLFoundation.org

Downtown Bend

This 8th-annual event brings together local women and teens with internationally recognized artists, authors, athletes, entrepreneurs, activists, and social change leaders to celebrate International Women's Day and kick-off Women's History Month. TheWorldMuse.org

Wanoga Snow Park

The sled dog and skijoring event includes a 1.5 mile course, mid-distance, skijor and stage races. PSDSA.org

EVENT DATE : March 7, 10:00AM
Les Schwab Amphitheater

Healthy Beginnings presents the 18th Annual Grin and Bear It Run/Walk. The 5 & 10k Run/Walk begins at 10 a.m., with the One Mile Family Fun Run beginning at 11 a.m. MyHB.org

EVENT DATE : March 8, 7:30PM
Tower Theatre

A show by the Oregon-bred trio Joseph, consisting of sisters Natalie Schepman, Allison and Meegan Closner takes a journey in pop/rock songs built on thick drums and lustrous guitars, heavy grooves and radiant melodies. Their sophomore album, Good Luck, Kid is a road movie in album form. Proceeds from the concert benefit Saving Grace. TowerTheatre.org

EVENT DATE : March 9, 1:30AM
Tower Theatre

The Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) presents a High Desert Speaker Series event: Corie Harland, ONDA’s Owyhee coordinator, speaks about Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands. Learn about its landscapes, culture, wildlife habitats and recreational hubs as well as conservation initiatives to ensure the Owyhee stays wild. ONDA.org

EVENT DATE : March 9, 10:00AM
Cascades Academy

Children's Museum of Central Oregon presents a free arts and science event exploring air travel and flight for children ages 3-11. Enjoy hands-on arts and crafts, science experiments and demonstrations. ChildrensMuseumCentralOregon.org 

EVENT DATE : March 14, 1:30AM
Downtown Bend

The 9th Annual Mt. Bachelor Rotary Club St. Patrick’s Day Dash is a family-friendly 5K run in Bend, Oregon benefitting the Family Access Network, a nonprofit that offers assistance, possibility and hope to Central Oregon families in need. Prizes for the best St. Patty’s Day costume! BendStPatsDash.com

EVENT DATE : March 14, 6:30PM
Seventh Mountain Resort

A fundraiser benefiting The Giving Plate’s hunger-relief programs featuring live music by Precious Byrd/High Street Band, live and silent auctions, hors d'oeuvres and no-host bar. Attend the event to help fight hunger and “feed hope for your neighbors in Central Oregon.” TheGivingPlate.org

EVENT DATE : March 15, 7:00PM
Tower Theatre

No Man's Land Film Festival is an all-woman adventure film festival based out of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado. The festival goal is to connect like-minded individuals who are action-oriented, wish to support a shared vision of gender equality, and have a desire to experience their passions and environments through a uniquely female lens. NoMansLandFilmFestival.org

EVENT DATE : March 16, 7:30PM
Tower Theatre

The Irish Rambling House show melds Celtic and American folk music with the sophistication of Baroque music, complemented by soprano Amanda Powell. The musical presentation of music is accented with the percussion of modern Irish step dancing. IrishRamblingHouse.com