This Holiday Season make a difference and have some fun while staying home with your loved ones! We are bringing you the Blockbuster Holiday Movies & Toy Drive presented by Columbia Bank & Goody’s Chocolate. More INFO HERE.
This year between Thanksgiving & Christmas Eve, bring a new unwrapped toy to help seriously ill children & to make a difference in our community. For each toy donated, you’ll receive a free kids movie rental PLUS you could win some great prizes!
We’ve partnered up with the Ronald McDonald House Charity to collect toys this holiday season to fill the Bend Houses Treasure Chest! Every child served by the RMH gets to pick a toy. This toy drive will keep…
Friday, November 27, 2020 at 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Hosted by 3 Rivers Limo Co.
The Drive In-Style Movie nights continue relocating to the Deschutes County Fairgrounds for the winter season. This is a great way to get out and enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. Pile your covid pod into the car and head out for some holiday movie fun.
Join us on Friday night Nov. 27th at Deschutes County Fairgrounds for a family fun event! Parking starts at 5:30pm! Get ALL THE DETAILS HERE.
THE SHOW MUST GO ON! And so the Powder Hound Preview to winter will continue this year as an online event. This is the gathering that has brought together the winter sports community to watch local films, share stoke, and donate to great non-profits all at a fun filled night at our local Tower Theater each November. That can’t happen this year so get your covid pod together this evening and sit back and watch this year’s Powder Hound Preview & Fundraiser from the comfort of your home.
Starts Wednesday Nov 18th and new episodes each night through the 22nd, Hosted by Pine Mountain Sports. This is an online event. Pine Mountain Sport’s Dan McGarigle…
Monday Nov 16th, 530pm Start Time. Join the Oregon Natural Desert Associations (ONDA) for the opening night of “A Year in Oregon’s High Desert.” More INFO HERE.
Stroll through a virtual gallery to see all of the unique and beautiful images of Oregon’s high desert landscapes and wildlife featured in ONDA’s 2021 Wild Desert Calendar.
With behind-the-scenes stories, a truly incredible collection of photography and more, you won’t want to miss the opening of this beautiful exhibit.
To be notified when the exhibit goes live on November 16 at 5:30 p.m. PST, you must sign up for the guest list at https://onda.org/event/2021-wild-desert-calendar-exhibit-opening/
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This timely 6 part series from One Tree Planted is relevant to Oregon and all of the western U.S., as well as, California. This is a look into the many challenges facing the forest, population, and environment, and the solutions being employed to help avoid and recover from catastrophic wildfires.
Throughout this series we meet the people dedicated to ensuring forests are healthy and safe. From policymakers to academics, to the tree planters and firefighters, these people are on the frontlines of the collective effort to restore California’s and other western states landscapes and instill hope for future generations.
To learn more about this series and One Tree Planted go HERE.
This timely series is from One Tree Planted and is relevant to Oregon, as well as, California.
Episode 03: On The line First responders and firefighters are on the front lines of dealing with the forest fires in California.
Organizations like CalFire control the spread of fires and evacuate people away from danger. In this episode we’ll speak with CalFire’s Amy Head to learn how the fires have changed and become more severe over the years from a combination of factors including drought, fire suppression, and climate change. Amy shares her experience of having to evacuate when her own home was in the path of the Kincade fire in Sonoma County.
Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Come out for a Drive-In style movie in Terrebonne on October 25th and watch Casper on our huge 24′ outdoor screens at Faith Hope and Charity Vineyard and Event Center!
Tickets are available to purchase through this event page or by calling 3 Rivers Limo Co at 541-604-9808. You can only get tickets through the limo company, the vineyard does not sell them. MORE INFO HERE.
This event will also include a costume contest for the kids! Dress them up in their best costume to win a prize! We will have a special table set up for the kids to Trick-or-Treat and show off their costume, too! Categories for this contest…
Episode 02: How did we get here?
California is notorious for its wildfires. California is a fire-adapted ecology and many of the ecosystems across the state rely on fire to reproduce, establish and spread seed. However, 100 years ago, forest management policies changed, leading to increased fuel loads in forests and the use of fossil fuels has led to a drier and hotter climate for more months of the year. This legacy of fire suppression and a changing climate have led to an increase in the number and severity of forest fires across the state.
In Episode 02, we speak with forestry experts on the frontlines of protecting California’s ecosystems through research, policy, and grassroots action. Series overview: The State…
With the recent wildfires that have ravaged California and Oregon this video series is a timely look into the changing landscape and is worth a view. Grab your coffee and watch Episode 1.
In this new six-part series, we will explore the history of California’s forests, and learn about the challenges and solutions to addressing catastrophic wildfires. LEARN MORE HERE.
California is one of 35 biodiversity hotspots around the world. Its wide range of endemic species and varied climate make it a unique place. In this series we try to understand what makes California so special. We look into the many challenges facing the forest, population, and environment, and the solutions being employed…
The annual BendFilm Festival returns Oct 8th – 21st. MORE INFO HERE.
BendFilm Festival is a celebration of independent storytelling through film, music, events, panel discussions and more. The festival will include drive-in screenings, virtual films, virtual filmmaker conversations, awards and artist mentor sessions! Save the date for October 8 – 25!
As programming details evolve we will update you here and on BendFilm.org.
The BendFilm Festival typically screens 100 films and awards over $12,000 in prizes directly to independent filmmakers. BendFilm remains committed to utilizing the power of film to bring people together for conversation, laughter, tears and the celebration of the great art that pushes us forward.