• GiddyUP! Film Tour - Bend

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    Friday Sep 13th, join in on the Outdoor City USA fun at LOGE Bend for the next stop on the GiddyUP! Film Tour!

    GiddyUP! Film Tour brings bicycle lovers together for a unique social event featuring the best in cycling cinema.

    The GiddyUP! Film Tour unveils films from around the globe showcasing exactly why we all love to ride… A love of tight and twisty singletrack, finding that perfect gravel road for an adventure, grinding out a solid effort all the way to the top of a road climb or simply shedding all the stress from a long day.

    You don’t need to be a cyclist to love these films, you just have to like a…

  • Win A Giant Trance 29 and $3,000 In Other Prizes - Oregon Timber Trail Fundraiser

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    Just a day left to get in on this GIVEAWAY.

    The Oregon Timber Trail Alliance is mapping out our priority projects over the next 10 years—and this wish list doesn’t come cheap. To help us fundraise for our stewardship events, education program, community engagement, and new trail builds we’re offering limited edition stickers and sticker packs for the first time! More INFO HERE.

    And to sweeten the deal we’re giving away a Giant Trance Advanced 29 2 or Liv Intrigue Advanced 2 carbon mountain bike in your size, plus a full set of Giant bikepacking bags and a guided trip with Cog Wild. Our explorer’s prize package contains $3,000 worth of prizes and all the proceeds from…

  • Marzocchi Proving Grounds Presented by 5.10 and Black Sage

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    This is a mountain bike festival right in our backyard and it’s a pretty BIG deal in the freestyle world. It is not only an event with the best in world competing to qualify for Red Bull Rampage, it’s also a great weekend gathering of rad freestyle, public riding, camping, movies and fun. More INFO HERE!

    The inaugural Marzocchi Proving Grounds presented by Five Ten will be the first official athlete qualifier for this year’s 2019 Red Bull Rampage. The event will take place at Oregon Dirt Park, just east of Bend, September 6th-8th.

    The course design will be built to allow current pros as well as young and hopeful a chance to show their metal and earn an…

  • Outdoor City USA Coming To Mt. Bachelor Sep 13th-15th

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    This new event is a vision of something really awesome. It will bring together outdoor gear companies, retailers and consumers for an outdoor sports expo and events that everyone can participate in.  We’re excited to be partnering with Outdoor City USA for three days of outdoor fun. This family-friendly event is offering a lengthy list of activities from rides and runs to hikes and wall climbs, in addition to an outdoor industry expo.  Join us at Outdoor City USA in what Outside Magazine has called America’s Best Multi-Sport Town, and check out the link below to learn more.


  • Star Party At Rimrock Ranch Hosted By The Deschutes Land Trust

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    Labor day weekend is here and it looks to be a nice one with some great summer weather perfect for getting out and enjoying our #backyardbend.

    On Saturday Aug 31st join the Deschutes Land Trust and Jim Hammond for an exploration of the summer night sky at privately-owned, Land Trust protected, Rimrock Ranch. Jim and friends will set up powerful telescopes and help you identify constellations, planets, and far-away galaxies. Explore astronomy and get a rare chance to enjoy the dark skies of this privately-owned ranch.

    More INFO HERE.


  • Painted Hills Festival

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    Looking for something to do Labor Day weekend? How about a little trip to Mitchell for the Painted Hills Festival Saturday Aug 31st. You’ll see the Ochoco Mountains landscapes east of Bend as you as you take the 90 minute drive to Mitchell. A little secret – Mitchell has its own brewery now.

    There are running events, live music, food, and art show. oh yeah and take in the Oregon’s famous Painted Hills.  Might be a fun little excursion. More INFO HERE.

  • Restoring Forests in the Face of Crisis with Dr. Anthony S Davis

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    Looking for something to do on a Monday evening that’s engaging? Worthing Brewing’s Garden Talks is hosting Dr. Anthony S. Davis, Interim Dean, Oregon State University College of Forestry Monday August 26th at 7pm. More INFO HERE!

    Dr. Davis will present an illuminating evening on the degradation crisis our forests face, and inform on efforts to restore them.

    Drawing on his experiences in Haiti and Lebanon, Dr. Davis will highlight the unheralded work of many to battle the impacts of climate change in face of war, extreme poverty, and hundreds of years of ecological degradation. He will focus on the use of science to guide informed forest restoration actions that combat desertification and support rural communities in Oregon and…

  • 2019 Airshow of the Cascades

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    The annual Airshow of the Cascades returns to the Madras airport with, of course, air displays from a wide variety of planes. Tour the aircraft on the ground and see vintage cars, motorcycles, food and fun for the whole family.

    Friday evening performance and Saturday 9am – 5pm. More INFO HERE. 

  • Bend Oregon Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs

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    This Sunday Aug 18th you and your dog can attend this training hosted by Blue Sky Veterinary Clinic and co-hosted by Bend Unleashed. More INFO HERE

    There are Rattlesnakes in Central Oregon. The lower Deschutes and areas east are potential places where you and your dog may run into them. Dogs can be especially vulnerable to rattlesnake bites and keeping them from approaching is the key. This training can help your pet avoid them.  We have not seen this type of training before but we are sure glad Blue Sky Vet Clinic and Bend Unleashed are providing it.

    To register for this clinic, please contact at blueskyveterinaryclinic@gmail.com or call 541-383-3833.

  • Oregon Natural Desert Association's Sagebrush Sipper: Bend Aug 15th

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    Central Oregon has a number of nonprofits doing great things for the community and our natural places.  We are stoked to support them and the work they do.

    Join Oregon Natural Desert Association staff and supporters Thursday evening Aug 15th for Sagebrush Sippers happy hour at their Bend office. Mix and mingle, learn about new aspects of Oregon’s high desert, and find opportunities to dig deeper into our conservation work. More INFO HERE! 

    This month, hear more about the far-flung places where ONDA works and get tips to plan your fall escapes to Oregon’s high desert public lands from Oregon Desert Trail coordinator Renee Patrick. Enjoy cold beverages including beer from Immersion Brewing.

    Contact us if you have an…