Tuesday April 9th at Worthy Brewing Bend. Hosted by ONDA and Worthy Brewing.
The 2019 Bend High Desert Speaker Series wraps up with a panel of experts discussing how high desert flora and fauna have adapted to survive in the wetlands of eastern Oregon. Hear from Ron Larson, Dennis Albert and Steve Sheehy as they discuss the unique life of high desert wetlands, and the importance of conserving Oregon’s spectacular wild places so that these species can thrive, now and always.
REGISTRATION: This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and pre-registration via Eventbrite is required. See link above in order to register.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Ron Larson grew up on the Oregon coast,…
The 15th Annual Fly Swap is here!!! We will sell your fly fishing gear and equipment for cash or credit toward NEW product. MORE INFO HERE!
Saturday and Sunday April 6 and 7, at Fly and Field Outfitters Bend
The sale begins at 8am on April 6th! We will be open from 8am-5pm on Saturday, April 6th and 8am-3pm on Sunday, April 7th. There will be great deals on used gear as well as new gear. With in-store savings from 20%-70% on select rods, reels, waders, boots, clothing, hats and more!
VertFest 2019 is an annual Backcountry Festival presented by Outdoor Research with supporting sponsorship by Black Diamond and Hydro Flask to raise funds to support the efforts of the Central Oregon Avalanche Center. It’s a full Saturday of uphill skinning and downhill shredding, demos, clinics (learn how to skin & companion rescue!), vendor village, friends, bonfire, s’mores and festivities. MORE INFO HERE!
Mark your calendar for April 22nd. Come celebrate Earth Day with free beer and live bluegrass music – all while benefiting the Deschutes Trails Coalition. More INFO HERE!
This free, all-ages event will feature Trail Beer courtesy of 10 Barrel, kombucha by Humm, tacos for purchase by El Sancho taco cart and Pitchfork Revolution will be jamming out some fine bluegrass music. A raffle will support the Deschutes Trails Coalition: grand prize giveaway is a two-person tree tent, the Connect ($450 value). Other prizes include Bend Rock Gym Passes. Any in-store purchases will be 20% off during the event.
Space is limited, so RSVP now at the Eventbrite link to secure your spot at this spring kickoff and locals-only…
Come down to Crater Lake Spirits Downtown Tasting Room to support the local Mt. Bachelor Avalanche Rescue Dogs, where $1 from all drinks sold and all silent auction proceeds go to the Dogs! There will be live music provided by Zipline, Dump City Dumplings, a silent auction, and the dogs company to enjoy! More INFO HERE!
When: Wednesday April 3, 6-9pm
Where: Crater Lake Spirits Downtown Tasting Room
Today Saturday March 30 the Hella Big Air is back at Mt. Bachelor for the fourth annual competition! Watch some of the industry’s top competitors battle it out for a $20k cash purse in this year’s must attend event. (Male and female divisions are both split evenly at $10k each.) Schedule of Events and More INFO HERE!
With a second take off this year women will compete and go big. Come for the show stay for the party. It’s gonna be BIG!
Dave Susko is a Central Oregon photographer specializing in action sports and natural landscapes. His work is featured on our homepage banner slide show and on our social media sites. He does a great job at capturing the Bend and Central Oregon lifestyle don’tcha think? Check out his Instagram HERE!
Circumnavigating Crater Lake in the winter is a fun and ambitious way to experience Oregon’s only National Park. Come hear about a recent trip on splitboard and skis from some local Bend peeps. More INFO HERE.
When: Wednesday March 27th 6pm-730pm
Where: Broken Top Bottle Shop
When: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Where: REI BEND More INFO HERE As gear gets lighter and trails get longer, now is a good time to learn ways to reduce your overall pack weight for your next adventure. While updating gear to save ounces is always a viable strategy, there are ways to adjust your thinking and packing of your current gear to lighten your load. Bring your packed, trail-ready pack for an interactive gear shake-down. An REI expert will teach you hands-on skills that can make your base weight lighter today. No additional gear necessary.
Join the Avid Cider Co. Night Rider Snow Jam for an epic day on the slopes at Hoodoo Ski Area followed by an all-out après ski party. More INFO HERE!
The adventure begins when you board the bus at AVID Cider Company at 10 am en route to Hoodoo. Your bus ticket includes an all-day lift ticket so you can enjoy turns into the evening at Central Oregon’s only destination for night skiing and riding. Try some fantastic Avid Cider Co. beverages and dance under the stars to sweet tunes spun by a live DJ on the Hoodoo patio.
Once the lifts stop at 9 pm, climb onboard the bus for the return trip to Avid…