EVENT DATE : Jan. 30-Feb. 2
Mt. Bachelor

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

EVENT DATE : Jan. 31-Feb. 1
Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center

The 2020 USA Climbing: Bouldering Open National Championship competition features the best elite adult and youth athletes in the country competing for a place on the U.S. National Team and U.S. Youth National Team. USAClimbing.org  

EVENT DATE : February 1, 12:00PM
The Village at 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 Ronald McDonald Charities of Oregon and SW Washington. SunriverBrewingCompany.com

EVENT DATE : February 1, 7:30PM
Tower Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Productionspresents Matilda The Musical, inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl. The Tony Award-winning masterpiece revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Matilda is winner of 47 international awards. TowerTheatre.org

EVENT DATE : February 3, 7:00PM
Father Luke’s Room, McMenamins

Jon Nelson, curator of wildlife, and members of his team work with mammals, reptiles and birds year-round. At the presentation An Inside Look at the Museum’s Wildlife Training learn how they maintain the well-being of animals in their care. HighDesertMuseum.org

EVENT DATE : February 7, 6:30PM
Crows Feet Commons

The Aprés Ski Series at The Commons continues with the bold sounds of The Polyrhythmics, the eight-piece dance music band from Seattle. The event is free and open to all ages. TheCommonsBend.com  

EVENT DATE : February 8, 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 8, 4:30PM
Riverhouse on the Deschutes Convention Center

Join us to support our mission of serving veterans by supporting Warfighter Outfitters, Veterans Back 40 Adventures and Team Overland for a fun night of live auctions, silent auctions, general raffles and games with a specially prepared dinner. 100% of all proceeds go directly to serving veterans. WarfighterOutfitters.org

EVENT DATE : February 8, 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 : 14-16
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 19, 7:00PM
Bend High School

Susan Orlean’s most recent release is the bestseller The Library Book, which was named a Top 10 Book of the Year and a Notable Book of 2018. She is the author of seven books, including The Orchid Thief, which was made into the Academy Award-winning film Adaptation. Orlean is a staff writer at The New Yorker. DPLFoundation.org

EVENT DATE : February 22, 7:00PM
Tower Theatre

The 5th anniversary for the Bend A Cappella Festival welcomes 10-15 a cappella groups for a friendly “Sing Off” competition featuring Deke Sharon—considered the father of A Cappella as emcee. TowerTheatre.org