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  • Webcyclery and Webskis Grand Opening Party

    Posted on in category Biking

    Webcyclery/Webskis has moved into new digs at the Old Stone Church at 157 NW Franklin Ave in downtown Bend, OR. To celebrate, they are having a Grand Opening Party on August 8th from 4-8PM. There will be beer, burgers, hot dogs, games, and prizes.

    They’re even giving away a Salsa Journeyman bicycle! Stop in at the new shop now to sign up. You must be signed up by 7PM on August 8th to be entered. The drawing for the grand prize is at the Grand Opening Party at 7:30PM . You do not have to be present to win.

  • Long and Winding River 2018: Explore the Headwaters of the Deschutes River

    Posted on in categories Hiking , River , Travel & Adventure

    The headwaters of the Deschutes River are at Little Lava Lake, but is this really where all of the water in the Deschutes River comes from? Join geologist Daniele McKay for an exploration of the Three Sisters and Mt. Bachelor area, and the true headwaters of the Deschutes River. We will explore pristine springs, mountain lakes, and recent volcanic deposits – all of which make the Deschutes one of the most remarkable rivers in Oregon. More INFO HERE!

  • Winner!!!

    Posted on in category River

    Congrats to our winner of the JD SUP Touring Board, Kirsten Matthias. She has a brand new standup paddleboard designed by JD Platt from Bend. Check out his line of innovative boards at www.jdsup.com

    New GIVEAWAY happening for August on the Share & Win page.

  • 2018 Bend Bicycle Film Festival Sep 7th

    Posted on in category Biking

    Save The Date!!! The 2018 Bend Bicycle Film Festival is happening September 7th at the Tower Theater. This is a fun local event much like Powderhound, bringing outdoor peeps together and supporting our community.  More INFO HERE!

    The Bend Bicycle Film Festival (BBFF) launched in May 2009 with two purposes in mind: to showcase local short films featuring our unique cycling culture here in Central Oregon and to create a social gathering where we can all reunite to get excited about riding bikes. Proceeds from admission and raffle tickets directly support the The Bend Endurance Academy, a local non-profit offering youth, junior and masters development programs for cycling, rock climbing and nordic skiing.

     

     

  • Nate Wyeth - Featured Artist

    Posted on in category Travel & Adventure

    Our current “Featured Artist”, Nate Wyeth has some stunning photography of Central Oregon and other places around the world.  He has worked for major outdoor brands providing photography, design, and videography for their marketing campaigns. In addition, he’s an all around straight up good guy who cares about our community and the natural landscapes of #backyardbend.

    It’s the height of summer and milky way season so we leave you with this night image from Nate of Mt. Bachelor from Todd Lake. Check out his website www.natewyeth.com

  • Summer Meltdown Music Festival…92/9 fm’s Festival Road Trip Connection is giving away FREE PASSES!

    Posted on in category Music

    929 FM is Giving Away 2 passes to the Summer Meltdown Festival Aug 2-5 in Darrington WA. Go to the facebook page to enter. 929FM GIVEAWAY.

    Summer Meltdown Festival Featuring: Bassnectar, Big Gigantic, Greensky Bluegrass, Lettuce, Beats Antique, Trevor Hall, Papadosio, MarchFourth, Fruition and so many more! Full lineup at https://summermeltdownfest.com/lineup/

  • 6th Annual Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival

    Posted on in category Music

    Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Maybe get out of Bend and see the Newberry area? How about seeing some live music at a great festival? The 6th Annual Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival is July 27-29 and there are still multi-day and single-day tickets available. Check it out. More INFO HERE!

    Here’s some info from the event facebook page.

    Newberry Country is coming alive with its 6th Annual Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival, July 27-29! This grassroots boutique event has gained a name for itself and this year’s lineup is sure to wow any festival goer. With Saturday headliner… Lettuce! Say, What the Funk!
    �This legendary East Coast Indie funk jam band,…

  • FREE TICKETS to SOLD OUT Shakey Graves Concert with 92/9FM at the Herb Center

    Posted on in category Music

    Join 92/9 FM next Tuesday 7/31 from 4-6pm at the Herb Center as they will be giving away FREE TICKETS to the SOLD OUT Shakey Graves Concert on 8/7 at the Oregon Spirit Distillers as part of the Herb Center’s Summer Concert Series!

  • 92/9 & the Summer Meltdown Music Festival

    Posted on in categories Music , Travel & Adventure
    92/9 FM’s Music Festival Connection has got your FREE TICKETS to the famous Summer Meltdown Music Festival in Darrington Washington on August 2-5.

    Listen for your chance to win!

    Summer Meltdown Music Festival is where The Music meets The Mountain August 2-5, 2018! Summer Meltdown is a music, camping, and adventure festival in Darrington, WA – an hour and a half into the Cascade mountains from Seattle and Bellingham.

    Summer Meltdown is known for it’s vibrant community that is open to all ages – from the kids zone, to the late night tent, to lounging in the beer garden – this festival offers fantastic experiences for everyone.

    Summer Meltdown Lineup

  • Central Oregon Fire Update 7-23-18

    Posted on in category Uncategorized

    Some smoky skies in Central Oregon today and RL Garrigus gives us a wildfire update with where it’s coming from. Great wildfire links on the weather pages at www.backyardbend.com.

    It’s hot and dry out there so PLEASE be careful.

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