Ranked 10th in the nation for Fine Art Fairs by the Art Fair Sourcebook 2016, Art in the High Desert has been presenting art lovers and collectors with an impeccably juried fine art and craft show for nine years. ArtInTheHighDesert.com
Come test your skills while having fun and supporting the Central Oregon Symphony. There are prizes for top three Male and Female 5K runners, a great raffle, food/drink, uniquely designed t-shirts, live music after the symphony ends, an appearance by Beethoven himself and above all--lots of fun. BeatBeethoven5k.com
Monthly art openings, live music, food carts happen each month from 6-10 p.m. the Last Saturday of every month. TheWorkHouseBend.com
Chef Michele Morris offers cooking and baking classes. The workshops cover a wide variety of seasonal topics that change each week. Each class is about 3.5 hours. Join them on September 1 for a Wine Dinner Workshop! $95. TheKindredCreativeKitchen.com
The evening begins with live performances by local musicians. Food vendors are available on site. Relax in the park, under the stars in front of a 20 x 40-foot outdoor movie screen featuring recent favorites. Go early to get a good parking spot, and bring a jacket as the nights get chilly. NorthwestCrossing.com
A weekend of events for runners of all ages in the heart of Central Oregon’s inspirational running country includes a Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Dash. Enjoy a unique race experience as the USATF-certified course takes you through stunning high-desert landscapes. Proceeds benefit St. Charles Cancer Services. RegtoRace.com/event/232
The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. The Market also takes place on Fridays, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., June 19 thru August 21, at Mountain View High School north parking lot. BendFarmersMarket.com
Bring the lawn chairs, grab a blanket and join the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB for free live music as it hosts the 22nd year of Music on the Green, presented by Bank of the Cascades and Eberhard’s Dairy Products.
"The Sisters Folk Festival is known for introducing a Central Oregon audience to new and fresh voices, and we are confident all of these bookings will do just that," says Executive/Artistic Director Brad Tisdel. SistersFolkFestival.org
This event features Wanoga Sno Park and a great loop with 1100 feet of Climbing and room to pass as 300 to 400 of your teammates chill out at your campsite. Plenty of Room for your RV or area for Tent Camping. OregonMTB24.com
Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center's "Diamonds and Dust" Auction Gala will be held Saturday, September 9, so dust off your boots and break out your brims to help celebrate their 18 years of service to Central Oregon. HealingReins.org
Join the Bend Community for Oktoberfest, and know that all the money you spend is going to a great cause! Bend Oktoberfest is put on by the Bend Downtown Business Association (DBBA), and is their biggest fundraising event of the year. The DBBA is a small non-profit that serves over 400 businesses in Downtown Bend. DowntownBend.org
Dancing Cow Farm showcases an abundant harvest on September 16. The free farm tours and rotating farmers markets are a project of the Crook County Small Farm Alliance and the High Desert Food & Farm Alliance (HDFFA). HDFFA.org
Join Sugar Push Dance Studio on the 4th Saturday of each month for a hour-long dance lesson, followed by dancing. Hosted by Tammy Goen. DanceCentralOregon.com
Locally sourced and impeccably prepared food will be accompanied by the amazing ambiance of Pronghorn Resort, the delightful sounds of The Gambler & The Thief and plenty of wine, all while supporting a fantastic and deserving non-profit, Heart of Oregon Corps.
Monthly art openings, live music, and food carts this event from 6 to 10 p.m. the Last Saturday of every month. TheWorkhouseBend.com