• San Juan Islands Sea Kayaking Tour

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    Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe has some really epic travel programs and this one will get you out sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands. This 4-Day kayaking tour is September 12-15 and is a perfect introduction to multi-day sea kayaking. You will learn sea navigation, ocean-specific paddling techniques, efficient boat packing and wilderness camping skills, all while enjoying the company of friends and expert Tumalo Creek guides.

    For more details see and register at

  • 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. 

  • Volcanic Bike & Brew 2019

    Posted on in category Biking

    Friday Aug 23 and Sat Aug 24

    Volcanic Bike & Brew Festival at Mt. Bachelor is back for the fifth straight summer ! Come out to watch the races, take a free bike clinic, listen to live music, and check out the vendors while hanging in the sun with friends and family. Be sure to stop by the beer garden for brews, your favorite BBQ foods, and the best view of the Skills Park all weekend long. More INFO HERE.

    New this year, the 2019 Full Tilt RACE & REPEAT Gravity Stage Racing Series is taking place, sponsored by LOGE, which is the Northwest’s brand new race series featuring a fully lift-assisted race & repeat format with multi-runs down…

  • Herb Center Concert Series & 92/9: Leftover Salmon/Watkins Glen

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    92/9 Online & The Herb Center Summer Concert Series bring you Leftover Salmon Thursday, August 22 at Oregon Spirit Distillers! Special guests: Watkins Glen. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. This is an all ages show – children under 3 get in free.

    Tickets are available at and Bend The Growler Guys EAST. Enjoy beverages by AVID Cider Company, Ninkasi Brewing, & Oregon Spirit Distillers.

  • Group MTB Ride & Demo Night With Pine Mountain Sports

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    Dan and the crew at Pine Mountain Sports host so many amazing FREE events. These are really great opportunities to meet new people, ride together and even try some free demos. This ride is Wednesday Aug 21st. More INFO HERE.

    Meet up after work at Pine Mountain Sports for a fun and social mountain bike ride for guys and gals of all abilities!  We’ll pedal to the trails from the shop and divide into groups based on riding levels . Each group will have a ride leader and a designated sweep, and decide its route and ride time based on everybody’s needs. We’ll all wait for each other and regroup at each trail intersection. All abilities are welcome and…

  • Volcano Hike Hosted By The Deschutes Land Trust

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    Monday Aug 19th join the Deschutes Land Trust and Daniele McKay for a sunset hike to the top of a small volcano located in Skyline Forest. Three Creek Butte is one of many small volcanoes scattered throughout the Three Sisters region. From its peak, we’ll take in views of the larger volcanoes in the region and discuss the geologic history of the Cascades and the potential for future eruptions. 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 or call 541-383-3833.

  • Gravity Race Series 2019 At Mt. Bachelor

    Posted on in category Biking

    Friday Aug 16th at Mt. Bachelor the gravity race series will return again for the 5th summer! This is an unsanctioned series, so you do not need any special license or membership in order to participate. Simply show up on the evening of the race or pre-register online to participate, competitors will need a valid day/twilight lift ticket or season pass to compete. More INFO HERE.

    While it is a race, and inevitably competitive, it’s a pretty laid back event focused mainly on fun and local camaraderie. Prizes will be awarded to the top finisher in each division and competitors who are 21+ can enjoy a post race beverage complimentary of 10 Barrel Brewing.

  • George Clinton Farewell Tour In Bend

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    929 FM brought George Clinton’s One Nation Farewell Tour to Bend last Friday and we were amazed at the night of music that went down. This was an incredible time at Oregon Spirit Distillers Summer Concert Series. Thanks to everyone who made this happen and we hope you enjoy this little recap video.

  • 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.

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