• Drive-in Style Movie Night 'The Goonies' at Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard

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    July 12th, 7pm gates open at the Faith Hope and Charity vineyard.

    Grab the kids, get in the car and head to the Faith, Hope and Charity vineyard this Sunday July 12th for an old style drive in movie night.

    What better way to spend a midsummer night. There will be pizza, beer, wine, soft drinks and a variety of snacks. A raffle with a variety of prizes will be held after the show and benefits the Broken H Rescue Ranch to support at risk youth in our community. And, you’ll get to enjoy an evening at a spectacular spot in Central Oregon with some of the most incredible views around. More INFO HERE.

    Get your TICKETS ONLINE…

  • Desert Dries - Steelhead Fly Fishing by Todd Moen

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    This film is sure to get your angler stoke on. It’s a great film to watch if you like fly fishing and also a nice way to experience the natural beauty of the lower Deschutes river. Settle in for a relaxing journey on the river that is the life blood of #backyardbend and the mighty steelhead that make their way from the ocean all the way back to their place of birth in Central Oregon. Grab a cup of coffee this Sunday morning and enjoy!

  • Steens Mountain: Wilderness Haven Digital Event

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    Tuesday April 14, 4-5pm.

    Learn more about the crown jewel of Oregon’s high desert. Steens Mountain gained Wilderness protection 20 years ago, but the story doesn’t stop there. Discover places to explore and hear about the ongoing efforts to secure permanent conservation outcomes in this rugged landscape. Join ONDA’s Outreach Coordinator Corinne Handelman for this live-streaming event from the comfort of your own home.

    Register on our website to join: https://onda.org/event/steens-wilderness-haven-digital. Only one person per household should register for each live-streaming event that you plan to join. We will email you a private link to join the event prior to the start time.

    This event is part of ONDA’s High Desert Academy series,…

  • Nikon Offers FREE Online Photography Classes During April

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    Here’s something educational and creative you and the kids can do. Improve your photography with free online classes from Nikon. Everything from photography fundamentals, to kids photography, video, using flash and more to help you capture those stunning photos of #backyardbend in all of its glory. So grab a cup of joe and start learning more about your camera and how to use it to get better photos.

    NIKON Online School Here. 

  • Discover the Wild Owyhee | Bend

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    Monday March 9th at the Tower Theatre. More INFO HERE.

    This is the second installment of the High Desert Speaker Series in Bend. We’ll be taking a deep dive into one of the wildest places in the country: Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands. Follow along with Corie Harlan, ONDA’s Owyhee Coordinator, on an exploration of this incomparable region, its awe-inspiring natural landscapes, rich culture and history, key wildlife habitats and recreation hubs. Begin planning your next high desert adventure and learn about timely conservation initiatives you can support to counter threats to the region and ensure that the Owyhee stays wild.

    TICKETING AND EVENT NOTES: Doors open at 6pm and the presentation begins at 7pm Tickets are available for purchase for…

  • Mountainfilm on Tour – Bend

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    Friday and Saturday Feb 28 & 29 at the Tower Theater in Bend.

    Mountainfilm on Tour is coming to Bend bringing a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado.

    Held at the The Tower Theatre, the shows will explore themes connected to Mountain film’s mission: to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.

    Mountainfilm on Tour in Bend a fundraiser for The Environmental Center! Your ticket supports a sustainable future for Central Oregon.

    Different playlists each night. Great raffle prizes!

    – Friday night tickets: https://www.towertheatre.org/tickets-and-events/mountainfilm-on-tour-a-fundraiser-for-the-environmental-center_5

  • Nature Night: Restoring the Dignity of Rivers

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    The Deschutes Land Trust presents – The Dignity of Rivers.

    Wednesday Feb 26th, at the Tower Theater in Bend. More INFO HERE.

    Every river, stream, and creek is unique and cannot be replaced by anything else. While rivers are a natural resource that provides a wide range of benefits, they are worth more to society than just their economic value.

    Join Deschutes Land Trust and river scientist Dr. Colin Thorne as we explore the dignity of rivers, or the innate right rivers have to be valued, respected, and to receive ethical treatment. Recently, rivers in India, New Zealand, Colombia, and Bangladesh have been granted the same legal rights as people. In a US context, this is a somewhat radical…

  • Backcountry Film Festival 2020

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    Showings Feb 7th in Bend and Feb 9th in Sisters.

    Join Discover Your Forest for the Central Oregon screenings of the 15th Annual Backcountry Film Festival this February! Produced by the Winter Wildlands Alliance, Backcountry Film Festival is a renowned production featuring professional and grassroots filmmakers from all corners of the globe. With screenings in more than 100 cities worldwide, the festival serves to unite communities in celebrating winter, sharing passion for adventure, and spreading awareness about the latest environmental conservation initiatives. More INFO HERE.

    This year’s line up is highly anticipated, so be sure to purchase your tickets early. Tickets cost $15 and proceeds raised for Discover Your Forest go to Project SNOW (Studying Nature Outdoors in Winter),…

  • COTA Movie Night: One At A Time

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    Thursday Jan 16th, 8pm at McMenamins Old St. Francis School in Bend

    COTA Movie Night @ McMenamins kicks off 2020 with Brett Reeder in One At A Time.

    Brett Rheeder is an athlete who’s hard to read. Straying from the limelight to stay committed to his riding, Rheeder rarely lets the outside world into the inner workings of his brain. But his latest film One at a Time shows the world champion athlete in a new light. After starting off the 2018 slopestyle season with a strong performance, Brett struggles to find his rhythm before the next few events. One At A Time follows Reeder’s season and some personally disappointing results, and intimately unpacks the many highs and lows he…

  • Powder, Penguins and Snow Leopards

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    Thursday Jan 9th 630pm – 830pm at Crows Feet – A Mountain Collective.  More INFO HERE. 

    For the past 20 years, owner of Crow’s Feet, David Marchi has been an international ski touring and high altitude mountaineering guide. Of all the places that he has been, the most inspiring and enriching experiences were based in Antarctica and Kashmir, India.
    A dichotomy of environments between the two places are explained and embraced in his presentation that he is excited to share with our community. Antarctica for its pristine, remote and pure natural environment and Kashmir for its rich cultural and exquisite skiing opportunities.

    The presentation will be photography based with an inspiring film from b4apres