CENTRAL OREGON WEEKEND PLANNER
Oct. 4th - Oct. 6th, 2019
Bend Fall Festival
FRI-SUN - Downtown Bend - All the beloved Bend Fall Festival traditions return for a family-friendly event to remember.
Pumpkin painting, gourmet food and wine, the Harvest Market, Family Play Zone, live music and more! Prepare to have your appetite whetted by the crispness of the season and an outstanding collection of vendors. Do a little holiday shopping in the most unique marketplace in Central Oregon!
Wild and Scenic Film Festival
FRI - Tower Theater - Another year of bringing gorgeous films to the screen with the Oregon Natural Desert Association’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival. See amazing views, feats of athleticism, courage and other brilliant stories showcased. 4:30pm - 6:30pm & 8:00pm - 10pm, $11-$17
Oregon Cancer Bike Out
SAT - Wanoga Sno-Park - A day of riding at Wanoga Sno-Park! Shuttles will help you get where you need to go to have the best riding experience possible. Following the rides will be a dinner at Elk Lake Resort with drinks & prizes. Help fight Cancer - 10am - 4pm, $60
FungiFest and Mushroom Show
SAT - Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory - Bring the family to Sunriver to learn about the wile world of mushrooms! With a display of over 100 species, guided walks, cooking demos, children’s activities and crafts, a marketplace and more this day is filled with something for everyone. There will also be food trucks, vendors and mushroom products for sale. 10am - 3pm, $10
5th Annual BeerFest Invitational
SAT – Pine Tavern - The event includes a beer garden, food, and people’s choice judging at the Pine Tavern. Monkless Belgian Ales and other Central Oregon breweries will be competing for the best beer as judged by the people of Central Oregon. The aim of the competition is to select a winning beer and brewery, and celebrate and recognize the craft beer industry in Bend. 4:30pm - 8pm.
FRI - The Volcanic Theatre hosts The Shivas - For The Shivas, the show has always been the thing. That thing being a bombastic, explosive and thoroughly communal live rock and roll experience where barriers between the performers and their audience seem to dissolve into the sweat and sound. 9pm, $8
SAT - Rudolf Korv @ Crux Fermentation Project - Rudolf Korv made the trek from the southwest deserts of the Mojave to lush promise land of the Pacific Northwest, bringing with him his powerful Americana & Roots music sounds that connect with people of all genres. Rudolf has been entertaining crowds for decades with strong vocal & compelling songwriting. 6pm - 9pm, FREE.
SUN - Sisters Saloon Open Mic Night, Open Mic at Sisters Saloon hosted by Bend musician, Victor Johnson. Covers and originals, all ages welcome. 190 E. Cascade Ave., Sisters
Walk to Defeat ALS
SAT - Old Mill / Riverbend Park - To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest. 11am - 2:00pm, FREE (fundraising encouraged)
ONGOING Thru 10/13 - Cascades Theatrical Co. - Based on the true story of four women in the 1920’s, THESE SHINING LIVES follows Catherine Donohue and her coworkers in a watch factory, as they paint the hour markings onto different sized watch dials using a radium compound which glows in the dark. Thur-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun @ 2:00pm, $25.
ONGOING – The Mt. Bachelor Bike Park offers 13 miles of downhill trails and different options for various skill levels.
DD Ranch Pumpkin Patch
9/28 - 10/31 – Terrebonne - Fall fun is endless at the DD Ranch! There is no admission charge and parking is free. The Pumpkin Patch is huge – you are sure to find the perfect pumpkin. On weekends there are:
Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Kids Corral, Hay Maze, DD Dirt Express Train, Hay Ride, Cowboy Arcade, and much, much more!
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
Lucy in the Sky
Dolemite is My Name
Pain and Glory
Memory: The Origins of Alien
Wrinkles The Clown
Battle of Jangsari
Sometimes Always Never
A Unicorn Adventure
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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!
Shane and Denise