CENTRAL OREGON WEEKEND PLANNER
Sept. 27th - Sept. 29th, 2019
Great Harvest Obstacle Challenge
SAT - Terrebonne - An obstacle course run to get your holiday season jump started!
Run, Jump, Climb to the Challenge!
This 3+ mile multi-obstacle sprint course will challenge participants in strength, agility and mental fitness. A great opportunity for individuals and teams! 7am - sign up here!
Bend Film Great Gatsby KickOff Party
FRI - The Great Gatsby-themed gala kicks off the 2019 BendFilm Festival! Enjoy vintage craft cocktails, wine, beer, inspiring hors d’oeuvres, prizes from Bend area businesses, a sneak peek at this year’s films, dancing, and a rip-roaring good time. You’ll get your exclusive first look at this year’s 2019 BendFilm Festival Guide and you’ll know why G5 plays host to the Annual BendFilm Festival Kick-Off Party! Dressing up is encouraged! 6pm, $25
Sisters Fresh Hop Festival
SAT - Come celebrate ten years of fresh hops and fresh beers at this toast friendly rite of autumn. There will be food trucks, a bouncy house, and music from The Brothers Reed and Tony Lompa. Like last year, the festival takes place at the Three Creeks Brewing production facility on Barclay Drive to provide a more brewery-like atmosphere. Kids and dogs are allowed at the event, but not inside of the beer tent. Bring your friends and family for a great time! Admission is free. Tasting glass and tokens $15.
McKay Creek Cowboy Gathering
SAT – Wine Down Ranch, 6500 McKay Creek Rd., Prineville - Benefit for H.O.R.S.E.S. on the Ranch, an equine-assisted therapy & learning program. Event features local artists, leatherworkers, silversmiths and more! Free - 10am-9pm. Email for more info = HORSESontheRanch@gmail.com
2019 Green Tour Of Homes
SAT – The 19th annual Green Homes Tour, presented by the Environmental Center, which highlights green buildings and the local hometown heroes who are choosing a brighter, greener, solar energy fueled future. This tour is a great opportunity to visit these properties and physically experience the possibilities, while hearing the stories of lessons learned along the pathway to sustainable building.
FRI-SUN - Bend Roots Revival is a grass-roots event, with six stages for live music, art, education programs, workshops, and camps. The annual gathering of artists and fans is grand celebration Bend’s unique creativity and the end-of-summer party for locals in Bend! Proceeds from sales, sponsorships, and donations at this event support art and music education through Rise Up, Inc., an organization with a mission to ensure access to the basic human right of education.
SAT – The Tower Theatre hosts John McEuen and the String Wizards with bluegrass, country, and west coast country rock mixtures.
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
Bigfoot & Brews
SUN– McMenamins Old St. Francis School in Downtown Bend hosts world-renowned speakers, researchers and celebrities. “Finding Bigfoot” star Cliff Barackman and Monster X Radio hosts unravel hoaxes and stories
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
10 Minutes Gone
The Day Shall Come
Sea of Shadows
The Golden Glove
The Curse of Buckout Road
Click here for movie times and theaters.
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