Summer Events Guide 2017

Summer Events Guide 2017

Pace Yourself! This Guide is Jam Packed!
We gave you the complete summer music guide now it’s time for Central Oregon's best summertime events.

ApocEclipse Prep

Everything you need to get started
How to prepare for the ApocEclipse:

ApocEclipse BEND

Bend Residents will have all the headaches of the Great American Eclipse but without benefit of actually seeing it
On Aug. 21, Bend residents will have all of the headaches associated with the Great American Eclipse—without the benefit of being able to sit in the front yard and enjoy totality.

Van Lifers

It's all in the freedom: freedom to roam, freedom from high rents
Some see it as the ticket to freedom—whether that be freedom from high rents, freedom to roam, or otherwise.

Tower Tussle

A cell tower planned for Trinity Episcopal Church ignites debate on the risks of radiation near a school
Community members at Amity Creek Magnet School are opposing a proposed Verizon cell phone tower slated for construction at a downtown Bend church.

Victim of Portland Stabbing Speaks out with new details

A vigil is slated to begin at 7pm tonight (Monday) in Drake Park, honoring the lives lost on the Portland MAX May 26. Police say Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Ricky John Best, 53, intervened when a man reportedly began hurling racial slurs at two younger women on the train at around 4:30pm Friday.

Tackling a Piece of the Housing Crisis

Oregon House Democrats vote in favor of a bill limiting no-cause evictions and allowing rent control
Central Oregon's Republican delegation remains opposed

Whose Autocracy Is It Anyway?

13 Authoritarian Jokes on America

Pack It In and Out

Bikepacking the ecotones of Central Oregon and the Oregon Timber Trail
The trail was soft and sandy, and we tried to catch our bearings on heavy, front-loaded mountain bikes.


  • Crooked River Roundup

    Crooked River Roundup

    Sat., June 24, 7 p.m. and Sun., June 25, 2 p.m.
    @ Crook County Fairgrounds – We’ve got a winning team and we’re excited to ‘western...

  • Bend Paddleboard Challenge

    Bend Paddleboard Challenge

    Sat., June 24, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    @ Riverbend Park – Hailed regionally as one of Oregon’s best annual standup paddleboard...

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