The new moon of August comes on Saturday the 11th this year, perfectly timed to bring dark, moonless nights around the peak of the Perseid meteor shower. Indeed, 2018 is an excellent year to watch for these meteors; such moonless-sky conditions are ideal for observing the Perseids.
Moreover, Earth should pass through the shower’s richest part around 9 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday, Aug. 12 (0100 GMT on Aug. 13).
So, late that night into the predawn hours of Monday, Aug. 13, viewers in North America and Europe should have the best seats in the house. Late-summer campers should put their sleeping bags outside the tent to enjoy this “Old Faithful” of meteor showers. [Perseid Meteor Shower 2018: When,…
Want to beat the heat and have some fun at a high Cascade Lake? Saturday Aug 11 is the first in a series of The Elk Lake SUP Races. Registration starts at 8am.
The Elk Lake SUP races have been a part of the Triple Crown Series for years!
First race is Aug. 11th
Second race is Sept. 8th
Categories for all abilities, ages & kids races!!!
More INFO HERE!
The volunteers of the Central Oregon Nordic Club (CONC) are preparing our ski and snowshoe trails for winter and need your help!
The Sat July 21 work party at Edison Sno-Park will involve brushing ski and a snowshoe trails, installing more trail markers as needed, and restaining the AC/DC Shelter. Pine Mountain Sports is in need of about 16 folks for this work and CONC will furnish at least 4 crew leaders.
Meet at Pine Mountain Sports at 9:15A and we’ll carpool up to Edison, leaving the store by 9:30A. If you are leaving your car in town, please park in the neighborhood behind the store on 15th, or across the street in the old Ray’s parking lot…
Ride to the trails from Pine Mountain Sports with the Dirt Divas Ambassadors on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. The Dirt Divas Women’s MTB Rides leave you with no excuses! Meet and ride with other women mountain bikers in a fun, low-pressure setting. Beginners are welcome! Increase your comfort level on the bike while getting familiar with our trail system. We divide into groups based on skill and speed and nobody is left behind. Each group will have a ride leader and a designated sweep. MORE INFO HERE!
No Bike? No problem! Trek, Juliana, and Santa Cruz mountain demo bikes are free for the evening on a first-come, first-served basis. If you wish to demo a…
We are appreciating our wonderful country and the freedom we enjoy. We also celebrate the great state of Oregon and all its natural beauty. Have a wonderful holiday and enjoy #backyardbend.
Bend’s 4th of July downtown pet parade and celebration in Drake Park. The Bend pet parade is a tradition that started in the 1930’s and continues today. More Info HERE!
The day begins with a pancake breakfast and the ever popular Pet Parade where dogs, wagons, bicycles and stuffed animal walk the 1.5 mile parade through downtown Bend, Oregon.
After the Pet Parade, residents head over to Drake Park to enjoy live music, local artisans crafts, food carts and FREE old fashioned fun and games for the kiddos and kid’s at heart.
The Subaru Of Bend Outside Games will feature The Bend Whitewater Fest Sunday June 24th. Bend’s paddlers and surfers will be gathering for a fun afternoon of friendly competition at Bend’s Whitewater park. Come out and be a part of the event or just come and watch, it will be good times for sure. Thanks to Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe for putting on this event. More Info HERE!
The Hayden Homes Summer Bouldering Comp finals are going down tonight, Sat June 23 at GoodLife Brewing. It’s going to be a packed house to watch some of the worlds elite climbers up close. We hear a Bend teenager made the finals and is the first Bend climber to do so. If you can’t make it in person look for a live-stream from our home page starting at 6pm.
Grab your Mt Bike and head to Mt. Bachelor on Sat June 23 to ride the Mt. Bachelor Bike Park. FREE Santa Cruz demos form the new Mt. Bachelor fleet, FREE Sunshine park ticket, and FREE instruction from Cog Wild Bike Tours and Shuttles. Discounted full bike park tickets also available. This is a great chance to improve your skills and test out some new Santa Cruz bikes.