EVENT DATE : March 24, 12:30PM - March 24, 3:30PM

An afternoon of art and conversation with the 2018 Artists in Residence. Experience the power of creativity as artists from various disciplines, as well as Caldera students, share their work. CalderaArts.org

EVENT DATE : March 25, 1:00PM - March 25, 3:00PM

Designed as a non-competitive family-friendly event, the 1.5-mile race is guaranteed to be wet and dirty. The course includes a run/walk, obstacles and multiple mud pits to run, crawl and jump through.  Waves take place by age, with a timed wave open to 100 competitive participants (ages 16 and older). SunriverMarchMudness.com

EVENT DATE : April 6, 5:00PM - April 6, 8:30PM
Layor Art + Supply

Opening reception for a family-focused art show showcasing portraits by regional artists of children with serious medical conditions. PortraitConnection.org

EVENT DATE : April 8, 9:00AM - April 8, 12:00PM
Athletic Club of Bend

The 30th-Anniversary half marathon (with 10k, 5k or children’s race options) traverses scenic trails along the Deschutes 
River to mimic the route of salmon, benefiting the Environmental Center. 

EVENT DATE : April 10, 7:00PM - April 10, 8:30PM
10 Barrel Brewing Company Eastside

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic, Zach Collier,  co-founder of Northwest Rafting Company, speaks about his adventures on Oregon’s high desert rivers.  

EVENT DATE : April 11, 9:00AM - April 13, 3:30PM
Deschutes Historical Museum and multiple locations in Bend

This interdisciplinary event focuses on all sectors of Oregon’s cultural heritage. Oregon.gov

EVENT DATE : April 13, 9:00AM - April 15, 1:30PM
Mount Bachelor

Legendary surfer Gerry Lopez hosts this snowboard-only event featuring a series of sweeping, wave-like features incorporated into a flowing course. The idea is to bring the surf experience to the mountain. MtBachelor.com

EVENT DATE : April 14, 10:00AM - April 14, 1:00PM
Riverbend Park

A one- or three-mile walk with teams of friends, loved ones or co-workers to raise money toward ending multiple sclerosis. NationalMSSociety.org

EVENT DATE : April 15, 7:00PM - April 15, 9:30PM
Tower Theatre

Peyroux’s jazz trio showcases their new collection of songs called Secular Hymns which have their own hymn-like stories—a spiritual core delivered in a mix of funk, blues and jazz. Tickets, $51.75-$74.50 (plus fees). TowerTheatre.org

EVENT DATE : April 21, 10:00AM - April 21, 4:00PM
Riverhouse Convention Center

Experience a day of fashion shows, spa treatments, makeovers, shopping, free samples and multiple door prizes. CascadeWomensExpo.com

EVENT DATE : April 22, 7:00AM - April 22, 12:00PM
Brooks Street Plaza

Bend’s only road marathon, with half-marathon, 10k and family-friendly 5k options. Bend-Marathon.com

EVENT DATE : April 27, 5:00PM - April 27, 7:30PM
Sun Mountain Fun Center

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon presents the 19th annual 
team bowling event to raise money 
for the 30 children on their wait list. Register your team in advance 
for bowling, pizza, prizes, beverages, and fun! BBBSO.org27MARTHA DAVIS AND THE MOTELSTower TheatreThe show celebrates the 36th anniversary of their breakthrough album from the 1980s, “All Four One,” and their new album, released March 30, 2018. Tickets, $22-$42 (plus fees). TowerTheatre.org