EVENT DATE : January 25-27
Tower Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Productions presents West Side Story, one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. The score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim are widely regarded as among the best ever written. TowerTheatre.org



EVENT DATE : January 31, 1:30AM
 Mt. Bachelor

A weekend of community events for Bend’s first Winter PrideFest include organized groups for alpine and nordic skiing, snowshoeing, Drag Tubing, an Aprés Ski Celebration and more. OutCentralOregon.com



EVENT DATE : 1-2
Tower Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Productions presents West Side Story, one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. The score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim are widely regarded as among the best ever written. TowerTheatre.org



EVENT DATE : February 2, 12:00PM
The Village in Sunriver

Fun for dogs and their owners, the event hosts races in a variety of divisions where pups pull a keg (empty of its contents) specific to their weight class along a 150-foot snow “runway.” All proceeds from the Keg Pull benefit the Bend Ronald McDonald House. SunriverBrewingCompany.com  



EVENT DATE : February 2, 5:00PM
Virginia Meissner Sno-Park

Ski or snowshoe by the light of hundreds of luminarias to the Meissner Shelter where a bonfire awaits. The trail is 1.5 miles each way. The long-standing tradition is the marquis event and a fundraiser for Meissner Nordic Ski Club. MeissnerNordic.org



EVENT DATE : February 9, 11:00AM
Riverbend Park

Support Special Olympics Oregon by jumping into the wintry Deschutes River. Participants raise a minimum of $50 to take the plunge, and receive a commemorative t-shirt, a bowl of soup and bragging rights.  Get the thrill without the chill by registering for the Too Chicken to Plunge version of the event. PlungeOregon.com



EVENT DATE : February 12, 7:00PM
Father Luke’s Room, McMenamins

Climate change research indicates that a small window of time exists to mitigate the most severe outcomes of climate change. Dr. Elizabeth Marino, assistant professor of anthropology at OSU-Cascades, presents “The Human Dimensions of Climate Change.” Free, but reservation is required. HighDesertMuseum.org



EVENT DATE : February 14, 5:00PM
OSU-Cascades Obsidian Hall

The Deschutes National Forest (DNF), Discover Your Forest and OSU-Cascades present “Empowering Central Oregon Youth through Public Service” a lecture by Bill Kujawa, recreation crew leader for the DNF. Free and open to the public. DiscoverNW.org



EVENT DATE : 15-17
Old Mill District

The Oregon WinterFest offers three days of live music, regional food and drink, ice sculptures, fire pit and light art, and activities for the whole family including a Royal Run and Kids Hot Cocoa Run. OregonWinterfest.com



EVENT DATE : February 21, 7:00PM
Riverhouse Convention Center

Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three collections of stories including the National Book Award-winner for his novel Let the Great World Spin and will speak as part of the literary series that brings the country’s top authors to Bend for a discussion of the author’s current works, literature and writing process. DPLFoundation.org



EVENT DATE : February 22, 6:30PM
Crows Feet Commons

The Aprés Ski Series at The Commons continues with the funk/hip hop and jam tunes of Sophistafunk from Syracuse, New York. The event is free and open to all ages. CrowsFeetCommons.com



EVENT DATE : February 26, 7:30PM
Tower Theatre

The Celtic super-band comprised of Irish emigrants became known on in the 60s as television guest stars and hosts of their own international shows over a span of 20 years. Their final world tour includes hits, jigs, reels and stories from their many years on the road. TowerTheatre.org