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New First Friday & Picnic in Prineville

New First Friday & Picnic in Prineville

There are plenty of new and free events popping up throughout Central Oregon
A new art event is just getting started this summer in Bend's Central District. The Bend Central District Initiative has been focusing on creating proper infrastructure to help this area thrive.

Bigfoot, Brews and Drive-In Movies

Summer is just getting started in Redmond
The Pacific Northwest is rife with stories about Bigfoot lurking in the forests nearby. The potential for a mysterious creature to be hidden in the vast expanse of the West sounds entirely reasonable for some and complete fiction for others.

Relay Runs with Your Crew

Cascade Lakes Relay and Beer Chase Series give Central Oregonians a reason to run
While running solo can be a good way to unwind and get away from it all, running with support makes crushing goals even easier. What's a marathon finish line without the signs and cheers from the crowd?

Speeding Around the Mountain

Gravity Race Series and GraviCross return to Mt. Bachelor
Mt. Bachelor is more than just a ski resort with opportunities for all kinds of summer recreation. Brews, sunset dinners and chats with forest rangers offer laidback mountain time with plenty of views.

Celebrate Summer, Together Again

The First Interstate Bank Bend Summer Festival Returns
Summer is a special time in Central Oregon: events, tourists and outdoor adventures galore. After the Fourth of July holiday weekend, locals and visitors will see the return of an annual favorite, the Bend Summer Festival, which was canceled in 2020, like so many other events.

Celebrate & Support Oregon's Indigenous Heritage

The Museum at Warm Springs kicks off its annual membership drive
Just an hour north of Bend lies a striking structure that houses The Museum at Warm Springs. The museum is a cultural hub that has been preserving and sharing the traditions of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs since 1993.

Celebrate Juneteenth in Central Oregon

Events highlighting Freedom Day and a march to take back the Butte
On June 19, 1865, Union Army General Gordon Granger proclaimed freedom from slavery in Texas. Since then, Americans continue to celebrate Juneteenth and emancipation in the United States.

ONDA's Wild Desert Calendar

Last call for photo submissions for the 2022 calendar
Photographers are encouraged to answer ONDA's call for submissions for the 2022 Wild Desert Calendar which runs through June 12. "Oregon Natural Desert Association wants to see the desert's special lands, waters and wildlife protected," said Lace Thornberg, ONDA communications manager.

Train for that Race

Running clubs in Central Oregon can help you get ready for a race, or just get motivated
Whether you have your sights set on one of the many races coming up this summer, or you're just looking for a new way to get social while also getting fit, keep these running clubs and training activities on the to-do list.

Not Just a Number

Remembering those who gave their lives in Afghanistan and Iraq this Memorial Day
A community tradition is returning this Memorial Day: a reminder of why Americans mark this day as a national holiday. We Are Remembering – Not Just a Number is continuous reading of the names of those who perished in the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001.

Take a Hike with the Deschutes Land Trust

The local land preservation team's outdoor events are back on the schedule
The Deschutes Land Trust has a packed calendar for the summer season. From simple wildflower hikes to osteology and outdoor yoga, there's lots to enjoy among the beauty of Central Oregon this spring.


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