Saturday Feb 22, 630pm – 930pm at Spoken Moto. More INFO HERE.
You are invited to our Free Community Launch party to celebrate the very 1st season of She Shreds Snow Camps for Women!! www.SheShreds.Life
BRING YOUR SKIS & BOARDS ~ FREE Waxing by REI !!
REI will have their pro waxing Ninja team, set up and ready to wax your gear!! Goes to the 1st 25 peeps who show up.
And get ready to DANCE!! Bend’s hottest female DJ ChellyBean is gonna get the dance floor bouncing!
Our Party is open to everyone! Will be a fun crowd of snow loving folks, celebrating Mt. Bachelor’s 1st women’s Ski & Board…
Friday Feb 21, 630pm – 830pm at Patagonia Bend.
Lauren MacCallum from Scotland and Josh Jespersen from Colorado are fighting the climate crisis in their own backyards, and we’re screening two films to share their stories with you, in the hope you’ll be inspired to take action too. After the film screenings, Patagonia ambassador Josh Dirksen and nonprofits Deschutes Land Trust and Protect Our Winters will facilitate an interactive discussion on how to connect with local climate groups.
Everyone has something to contribute—let us help maximize your climate fight and match your skills with the organizations that need them the most. It’s your winter, and your choice. Will you take action to protect it?
1000 NW Wall…
Breaking: Mt. Bachelor is hosting an Apres Ski Party Thursday Feb 20 from 3pm-5pm in the West Village Lodge. Live music, food, beverages (of course) and a giveaway trip to Snowbird all expenses included. With 450 inches already on the books at Snowbird this is a rad giveaway. You have to show to win. Be there!
Wednesday Feb 19th the Environmental Center will host a talk with Dr. Stu Garrett. The evening gets started at 645pm. More INFO HERE.
Dr. Stu Garrett will share his long-running fascination and study of Oregon’s iconic Sage-Grouse. If you haven’t seen the magnificent male grouse strutting his stuff, puffing his chest and fanning his spiky tail feathers to attract females during breeding season, you will need to see this fancy mating ritual. Copy this link (www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-AwAzmKJls) to watch a 1-minute ODFW video of this spectacular display, taken in Malheur County sagebrush country.
We will learn about some of the historical events that have led to the condition of the ecosystems we see…
Wednesday Feb 19th is an opportunity to see some truly original and inspiring music in Bend. If you have ever seen Bela Fleck you know what we are talking about. This should be a remarkable musical experience. More INFO HERE.
Presented by Sionna Productions
With one eye on using the banjo to showcase America’s rich heritage and the other pulling the noble instrument from its most familiar arena into new and unique realms, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn’s second album Echo in the Valley is simultaneously familiar and wildly innovative.
“Some of the most interesting things in the world come together in strange and unique ways and show our diversity,” reflects Béla, a fifteen-time Grammy award winner who is…
Tuesday Feb 18th, the Three Sisters Historical Society presents Fireside Stories: Lost Oregon Ski Areas Slides and Talk at the Five Pine Lodge in Sisters.
Did you know Oregon played a significant role in pioneering the U.S. Ski Industry? Hoodoo Ski Area was moving people up the hill on a rope tow in 1938 and the McKenzie pass area was a playground for skiers as early as the 1920’s. Mount Hood was where the Hood River Crag Rats helped develop the U.S. Ski Patrol and Timberline Ski Area had the second chairlift in the U.S. after Sun Valley. More event INFO HERE.
Central Oregon has a rich history of snow sports enthusiasts who came from European traditions of skiing…
Big snow accumulation anticipated for today so what a better day to demo snowboards from our local retailer – Tactics.
Saturday Feb 15th 9am-3pm at Hoodoo Ski Area.
Try the latest snowboards and bindings from top brands like Lib-Tech, Burton, Capita, Jones, Ride, Union, Nitro and more at the Tactics Snowboard Demo at Hoodoo Ski Area on Saturday, Feb. 15. The demo is free and open to everyone! Plus, one lucky person will win a Hoodoo Ski Area season pass. More INFO HERE.
Note: Demos are free, but lift tickets must be purchased separately.
Three days of live music, delicious food and drink from around the region and activities for the whole family. Thousands of spirited locals and visitors gather in Central Oregon on President’s Day weekend for this festive winter staple.
Live entertainment, like the NEW 10 Barrel Vertical Challenge and Oregrown Music Stage, a taste of regional food and drink, ice sculptures, fire pits and light art, and an amazing collection of local creators and businesses.
Download the Lay It Out Events App to get the full Oregon WinterFest Experience!
Wednesday Feb 12th, 6pm in Bend Fly and Field Outfitters is hosting an appreciation for everyone who appreciates fishing and our scenic rivers and lakes in Central Oregon. Come learn about fishing and hang out with people who love this amazing place we call home. More INFO HERE.
Tuesday Feb 11th at the Tower Theater
The first installment of the High Desert Speaker Series in Bend is on Tuesday, February 11. Come to the Tower Theatre to hear from author Maria Mudd Ruth as she takes you on a tour of clouds in Oregon’s high desert and the wide-open, wild landscapes that make for spectacular cloud viewing. Learn what makes the clouds so dynamic, so varied, and so universally appealing. What are clouds made of? Is there an easy way to learn their confusing Latin names? How can you enjoy the clouds in a new light on your next high desert adventure? Jeremy Austin, ONDA’s Policy Manager, will illuminate why Oregon’s high desert provides unparalleled opportunities to view…