Central Oregon Weekend Planner, June 12 - 14, 2019
We hope you had a great week! Here is a list of what’s happing in our community this weekend. Follow links for additional details.
FRI – Join High Desert Museum staff on an exciting evening expedition in search of bats. You will walk through the museum grounds using echolocator equipment to help find these elusive creatures. Bring weather appropriate clothing and a flashlight or headlamp for this after hours exploration. Registration and pre-payment are required.
FRI-SUN – First Interstate Bank Bend Summer Festival 2019 is happening this weekend. Featuring fine food and libations, talented artists, two stages of first class blues, rock and jazz from Central Oregon and across the nation.
SAT – Presented by 10 Barrel Brewing, Gravicross is a bike-park inspired, short course event that requires a variety of skills from all styles of biking.
SAT – Head to Sisters for the outdoor quilt show to browse art on over 1300 quilts from artists all over the world.
SLIGHTLY STOOPID WITH TRIBAL SEEDS, MATISYAHU AND HIRIE
SAT – Part of the Summer Concert Series at Les Schwab Amphitheater. Formed in Ocean Beach, Calif., Slightly Stoopid has been lighting up summers for many years now with its brand of rock and reggae.
LIVE MUSIC AT THE POOL
SUN – Listen to live music, enjoy food and fun during a performance by the Junebugs, a Folk-Rock trio.
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.
SUN – Watch the Bend baseball team play the Victoria HarbourCats at the Vince Genna Stadium.
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.
SOLAR SYSTEM OUTING
FRI – The Oregon Observatory hosts a deep dive into space, with a tour of the Earth, Sun, and Moon.
GLOW BALL GOLF
THROUGH AUG 28 – Glow all night at Sunriver Resort with glowing golf balls, a putter, and fun time with the family.
FRI – The Backyard at Sunriver Resort hosts a live band with food, local beverages, and cocktails. The Wild and crazy boys of the High Street Party Band will be in attendance to entertain.
YOGA & WINE
SUN – Take time to relax in mindful yoga and enjoy wine tasting at the Va Piano Vineyards Tasting Room.
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.
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.
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
The Art of Self Defense
Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable
The Cure Anniversary
Sword of Trust
Click here for movie times and theaters.
FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS IN THE AREA FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH, VISIT CENTRAL OREGON EVENTS.