What in the heck is happening in Central Oregon this weekend?
A whole bunch of stuff! Read on to find out what the Source recommends.
Coen Brothers Film Festival
Cohen Bro's classic, Fargo. Rated R. For more on the festival check out the Source's full story here. $10. 8 p.m.Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St.
999 People of Central Oregon Presentation
This long-term project is just what it sounds like. Check out a presentation and photo shoot with photographer Christain Heeb.
Cascade Center of Photography 390 SW Columbia St, Ste 110.
Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade
Authors Tom DeWolf (yes, former Deschutes County Commissioner DeWolf) and Sharon Morgan speak, share video clips and facilitate a group discussion on their journey to come to terms with the history and evolution of racism. 6:30 p.m. Paulina Springs Book 422 SW 6th St., Redmond.
Playing gritty, Southern folk staples and spirited originals, in a one-man-band setup, we wouldn't put it past McDougall to skid out of the venue parking lot in an 18-wheeler, hooting and hollering as he speeds onto the parkway. He specializes in graphic folk tales about burning down houses and cross-country road trips. Check out a video below. Sassparilla opens. 21+. 8 p.m. The Horned Hand, 507 NW Colorado Ave.
Danny Barnes and Matt Sircely
Iconic Americana, folk singer Danny Barnes croons his well crafted tunes. This guy is a pro. Don't miss him. If you're skeptical check out the video below. $10. 8 p.m. The Belfry 302 Main St., Sisters.
Barrel Aged Beer Tasting
Barrel aged specialty beers paired with tasty small plate food items. Mmmm, beer. $45. 6 p.m. Deschutes Brewery & Public House 1044 NW Bond St.
Deschutes Multisport Club New Year's Kick-off Party
Meet sponsors, learn about upcoming events and training schedules and receive a discount on membership. Wear your ugliest race shirt to win a prize. 6:30 p.m. GoodLife Brewing 70 SW Columbia Dr.
Tony Smiley and Keez
Bend regular and loop-ninja Tony Smiley performs slick originals and unexpected covers. See below for a video of Smiley layering and looping the crap out of his song "Anywhere Else". 21+. $6.
9:30 p.m. Silver Moon Brewing 24 NW Greenwood Ave.
Patagonia Pursuit Nordic Race
What do Bendites love more than skiing and Patagonia? I can't think of anything except maybe their dogs. The race begins with a mass start classic leg and then a triathlon style transition and concludes with a skate leg. Participate as an individual or a team. The start will be divided into waves based on age and gender categories. Prizes will be awarded for both individuals and teams. Teams must mail, fax or hand-deliver registration to the MBSEF office. Mt. Bachelor 13000 Century Dr.
Central Oregon Wedding and Event Show
Getting married is so hip right now. Find out why. The event will feature wedding, honeymoon and lingerie fashion shows, a grooms lounge and exhibitor booths. Bring non-perishable food items or cash to be donated to the Ronald McDonald House. $5. 9 a.m. The Riverhouse Convention Center 2850 NW Rippling River Ct.
Serious folk radness, a little bit like Modest Mouse with a violin and mandolin. Local blues boys Blackflowers Blacksun open. 21+. $5. 8:30 p.m. The Horned Hand 507 NW Colorado Ave.
Danny Barnes and Matt Sircely (again)
Another chance to catch Danny Barnes, this time, in Bend and fo' free.
9p.m. 21+. No cover. The Hideaway Tavern 939 SE 2nd St.
Five Pint Mary
Local celtic folk punk, get your dancing shoes on! 21+. No cover. 10 p.m. Astro Lounge 939 NW Bond St.