CENTRAL OREGON WEEKEND PLANNER
JULY 26-28, 2019
7TH ANNUAL NEWBERRY EVENT
FRI-SUN - The 2019 Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival/Charity Fundraiser to Defeat MS is an outdoor, ticketed, 3-day festival well-known as a good time for a good cause. Hosting everything from rock, blues, jazz, reggae, folk, bluegrass and more.
BALLOONS OVER BEND FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – This Children’s festival is a full weekend of balloon adorned skies with balloon launches, night glows, and a kid’s race.
AMERICAN INDIAN ARTIST SHOW
FRI-SUN – Join Raven Makes Gallery in welcoming three outstanding Great Basin Native artists: Melissa Melero Moose, contemporary mixed media painter, Joey Allen, traditional duck decoy maker and Tia Flores, gourd artist.
JEFFERSON COUNTY FAIR
THROUGH SUN – Drive to Madras for Central Oregon’s best free fair! Enjoy carnival food, games, attractions, and more. Bring the family and enjoy a concert each night, or watch the rodeo.
KAYAKING, PADDLEBOARDING, CANOEING
THROUGH AUG 30 – Head to the Deschutes River for a tour of Tumalo Creek on a rented device. View the crystal blue waters in the middle of the Deschutes National Forest.
RHYTHM & BLUES FESTIVAL
FRI-SAT – Sisters Rhythm & Brews Festival is a two day music festival with local brews, food vendors, and more in downtown Sisters.
HIGH DESERT CLASSIC II
THROUGH SUN – The High Desert Classics celebrates the athleticism of horses with six show rings, vendor booths, and food trucks.
SUBARU OUTSIDE GAMES
THROUGH SUN – Head to the shade of the mountains for four days of live music, local brews, and trails at Mt Bachelor, Elk Lake, and the Deschutes River.
SUPs & PUPs 2019 at Elk Lake Resort Marina
SUN – JD Platt & the K9 Kings, SUP and PUP races, BBQ, Beer and a whole lot more all on July 28th! 100% of proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Central Oregon.
MUSIC ON THE WATER
SAT – Elk Lake Resort hosts a summer music series sponsored by Boneyard Beer and Crater Lake Spirits. Float on the lake or sit in front of the stage and enjoy live music.
THROUGH SEPT 7 – Mt. Bachelor hosts stunning views for a romantic sunset dinner. Enjoy an eight-course meal with friends or family and end your night with a moonlight chairlift ride down the Mountain.
ONGOING – Browse local artists and produce at the Saturday Market, running through Labor Day.
BIKE PARK OPENING
ONGOING – The Mt. Bachelor Bike Park offers 13 miles of downhill trails and different options for various skill levels.
FRI - Zepparella @ 10pm, Volcanic Theatre for more info.
ONGOING – The Volcanic Theatre and Pub hosts live music that’ll move you. Check their calendar for live theatre and movies as well!
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
The Ground Beneath My Feet
Mike Wallace Is Here
See You Soon
Tel Aviv on Fire
Click here for movie times and theaters.
FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS IN THE AREA FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH, VISIT CENTRAL OREGON EVENTS.
These are just a few ideas, whatever you choose to do we hope you enjoy yourself and spend time with your favorite people.
Have a great weekend!
Denise and Shane