On July 25th the Subaru Of Bend Outside Games kick-off and it will be a weekend of fun and adventure. It’s a great event that benefits local non-profits. This year will again have the Bend Summer Comp at Goodlife Brewing. This has quickly become one of the best climbing comps in the U.S. attracting the best pro talent. A FREE concert on Friday the 26th at Goodlife Brewing is another highlight of this year’s games. Lots of other events to get involved with. Kids and Dogs, paddling and biking on dirt with free shuttles, demos and lift rides at Mt. Bachelor.
Save the dates and check it all out at theoutsidegames.com
Oregon Natural Desert Association July 18th 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm ONDA’s Bend Office, 50 SW Bond St, Suite 4
Join Oregon Natural Desert Association staff and supporters for Sagebrush Sippers happy hours in our office this summer. Mix and mingle, learn about new aspects of Oregon’s high desert, and find opportunities to dig deeper into our conservation work.
This month, hear about how to further your conservation advocacy with ONDA’s own Corie Harlan and Gena Goodman-Campbell and enjoy cold beverages including beer from Immersion Brewing. Look for more Sagebrush Sippers events in Portland and Bend all summer. These events are free and open to all.
10 Barrel Brewing’s “Gravicross” is back at Mt. Bachelor and this is a fun event to participate in or come out and watch. The course is visible from the West Village base area and you’ll see the jumps and stair climb right in front of you. Come up, grab a beer, and get some mountain sunshine this Saturday July 13th. More INFO HERE! Take downhill mountain biking and cyclo-cross, smash them together into one event, and you have the 3rd Annual ‘GraviCross’ presented by 10 Barrel Brewing Company at Mt. Bachelor. The short course inspired by gravity, bike park, and cyclo-cross race pushes riders to their limits and puts on a show you won’t want to miss.…
The Upper Deschutes Watershed Council invites watershed stewards of all ages to join us for the 23nd annual Deschutes River Cleanup on Saturday, July 27, 2019!
Volunteers will meet at Riverbend Park at 10am. River clean-up activities will take place in the Deschutes River and along its riparian areas between Slough Campground and Drake Park. Bring your paddleboard, kayak, or canoe to help Central Oregon Diving divers pull garbage out of the river, or help us pull invasive weeds and remove litter from the stream banks.
Please sign up to volunteer here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deschutes-river-cleanup-tickets-63441429022
Contact Kolleen at 541.382.6103 #33 for more information.
Did you know there is a country music festival right here in Central Oregon? LRS Music Festival gathers great performers on a spectacular ranch setting in Central Oregon for 4 days and 3 nights of incredible outdoor music, camping and fun. Still time to get there.
When: July 4th – 7th
Where: Location and tickets HERE!
The 2019 Subaru Of Bend Outside Games celebrates water play in Central Oregon. Our new featured video just dropped on the homepage. Here’s the short teaser to get you stoked here.
The Herb Center Summer Concert Series & 92/9 Online bring you Pennywise Friday, June 7 at Oregon Spirit Distillers! Special guests The roof rabbits & Crow Fisher. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. This is an all ages show – children under 3 get in free.
General admission tickets are available at both East & West Bend The Growler Guys locations as well as online at bendticket.com. Enjoy beverages by AVID Cider CompanyNinkasi Brewing, & Oregon Spirit Distillers.
“The Biggest Little Show In The World” starts Wednesday June 5th. The Sisters Rodeo brings some of the worlds best talent and is Central Oregon’s premier rodeo event. Wednesday is Bull Riding Action! More INFO HERE.
The concept is simple enough: match the world’s best bull riding athletes against the toughest animal athletes on the planet in an 8-second man versus beast duel. You won’t want to miss it.
Event starts at 630! Tickets are unreserved for Xtreme Bull night, so get there early to get the best seat!!
You can now buy your tickets ONLINE! Click the link below to buy your tickets today.
Oregon State Parks Day is June 1! Come out and celebrate at The Cove Palisades State Park with a weekend of camping and outdoor activities. Keep your eyes peeled and you might find one of our limited edition, collectible State Parks pins, several of which will be placed in select parks — including The Cove Palisades — beginning on State Parks Day! Hunt for treasure, enjoy the activities, and, most of all, get out there and play — for the joy of Oregon’s awesome state parks!!!
More INFO HERE!
Join the Coalition and Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe for a water-based exploration of the Upper Deschutes. This trip will be co-led by Mason Lacy, PhD and Toni Pennington, PhD. Mason will provide insight on the unique hydrology of the Deschutes and discuss opportunities as well as barriers to restoration. Toni will discuss aquatic plants and water quality. More INFO HERE!
When: Monday, June 3, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Deschutes River, Dillon to Benham Falls and back. Meet at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe.
Register here. $65 fee includes all equipment, transport, and river guides.