This gorgeous loop follows the Burma Road up to a ridge overlooking famed peaks like Monkey Face. On the descent, the Summit Loop connector trail crosses a private property protected by the Land Trust before joining the Park’s river trail. Learn about how this dramatic area was formed by the forces of volcanoes and water during this fun and challenging 7 mile loop. Registration required.
A spooktacular event featuring a 5k/10k and Little Monster Mile in support of Younity, an organization providing bully-prevention programs and workshops to Central Oregon Schools. Costumes are encouraged. There will be face painting, candy, prizes, games, and more!
The Marquee Series by Central Oregon Mastersingers.
Since the group’s inception in late 2007, the Portland Cello Project (or, PCP, as their fans affectionately call them), has wowed audiences all over the country with extravagant performances. The group has built a reputation mixing genres and blurring musical lines and perceptions wherever they go.
Home for the Holidays is a magical experience for the whole family that will dazzle, delight and captivate audiences. Join Australia’s rockstars of the opera as they amaze and enthral with their unique selection of traditional and contemporary seasonal favourites.
OperaBend and the COCC Opera Performance Class present scenes from their exciting upcoming season: Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II, Carmen by Georges Bizet, and the world premier of Via Lactea by Bend author and librettist Ellen Waterston and composer Rebecca Oswald.
Second Sunday jam. All ages welcome, non-smoking, alcohol free. Come listen and dance.
Maggie Stuckey, author of Soup Night, shares insights on writing, publishing and how to start a community soup night in your neighborhood. Anyone interested in good food, simple healthy meals, and the broad notion of building community is invited! Don’t miss the chance to hear a Northwest author talk about what the life of a full-time writer is really like and sample some yummy soups.
Deschutes Brewery will donate $1 per pint sold every Tuesday of the month of October to Bend Spay and Neuter Project. Have a beer and give back! The mission of Bend Spay & Neuter Project is to provide affordable, preventative veterinary care for cats and dogs at risk of suffering in order to make Central Oregon a more humane community for us all. Help us support their important work! (In the Bend tasting room at the main brewery, $2 per growler fill on Tuesdays will go to the same charity.)
Central Oregon Showcase’s Sweet Adelines will hold weekly practices for their 2015 Christmas Chorus. In seven weeks, learn eight barbershop-style holiday tunes followed by a winter show on Nov. 21.