2017 Earth Day Fair & Parade Saturday, April 22, 2017 The Parade
Join The Environmental Center for a fun and festive celebration of the natural world! Our day of festivities kicks off with a colorful, creative parade filled with children and adults costumed as their favorite plant or animal. Get ready for the parade by creating your own costume! (Scroll below)
11:00 am: Assemble on Louisiana Avenue next to McMenamin’s
11:30am: Parade starts (about 8 blocks through downtown Bend and ends at the Earth Day Fair)
No motorized vehicles or written words allowed in the parade. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are allowed.Parade Costumes
The Environmental Center has partnered with local artists Teafly Peterson and Christian Brown to enhance our annual Earth Day Fair &…
Simmerdown Sounds Presents Perfect Giddimani & Young Shanty Apr 20 at 8 PM
If you haven’t heard about the ‘Hand Cart Bwoy’ then you are indeed missing out on one of the most powerful, intriguing and refreshing voices in today’s Reggae/ Dancehall scene: Greg Rose, aka Perfect Giddimani, the musical alchemist.
Greg grew up in the cool hills of Bamboo where he was exposed to various genres of music, and spent many evenings listening to and singing his favorite songs. His father owned several jukeboxes, giving him exposure to the rhythms of Jamaica. He counts Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Toots Hibbert as some of his early favorites.
At nine he was already entertaining. This stardom exploded as he entered…
The riding is still incredible with winter conditions making for great pow last week. The sun will come back out soon, but until then, “keep on riding”!
Mt. Bachelor holds this one-of-a-kind event inspired by none other than legendary surfer and Mt. Bachelor Ambassador, Gerry Lopez – who is the event host! Check out more Here.
This snowboard only event features a series of huge sweeping banked corners, quarter pipes and spines, incorporating the natural terrain as much as possible, to create wave-like features into a flowing course – this year located off Midway. The idea of the Mt. Bachelor Big Wave Challenge is to bring the surf to the mountain.
The Disc Go Ball Northwest Team Disc Golf Invitational and Gandy Goose Ultimate Frisbee event are coming Saturday and Sunday the 8th and 9th to the Bend Pine Nursery Park. Watch some of the elite athletes from around the region. There’s Frisbee Side games, on field snacks and entertainment, live music and a Saturday night Players Party. Come watch the exciting disc golf and ultimate Frisbee action this weekend at the Bend Pine Nursery Park. Check out http://BendUltimate.com or http://CentralOregonDiscGolf.com
Ted X Bend returns May 13th to Bend Senior High School.
With 21 speakers and performers on tap, and ideas ranging from synesthesia to rites of passage to why you should read the comments section, we’re sure you’ll find plenty to be excited about at Ted X Bend this year!
Tickets go on sale this Friday April 7th at 5 pm.
92/9 FM is bringing back Playlist for a Pass! Keep track of the songs you hear and listen for the cue to call…know the songs and get entered to win a FREE SPRING PASS to Mt. Bachelor!
Listen all week for your chance to win ONLY from 92/9 FM!
Don’t want to wait? Get your pass for only $199 through April 2!
Bend, Ore., Ranks As No. 1 “Hidden Beer Gem” in the U.S.
Infogroup data ranks top cities to celebrate National Beer Day
OMAHA, Neb., April 3, 2017 — Beer lovers looking to celebrate National Beer Day on April 7 should look no farther than Bend, Ore., according to data from leading business data and analytics provider Infogroup.
To determine the top U.S. cities for beer, Infogroup used its verified business database of more than 15 million records to identify which metro areas, regardless of population, are home to the most beer retailers and breweries, including craft and microbreweries. Once these factors were compiled, these cities were ranked by their concentration of beer-related businesses per 10,000 residents.
Using these indicators, Infogroup ranked…