Source: 2016 Summer Events Guide
Enjoying 25 years of kicking off the summer season, the Bank of Cascades Bend Summer Festival draws 75,000 visitors for a weekend like no other. Festival features fine artists and craftspeople, artisans and performers, and three stages of some of the best regional and national blues, rock and jazz.
Enjoying its 26th anniversary in 2016, the free concert series continues to be a summertime favorite. Founded by Cameron Clark, owner of C3 Events, the weekly series provides the community of Central Oregon with a great chance to strengthen their bond while enjoying the arts, outstanding food and free music.
Join us for a re-dedication celebration event held at Ogden Group Camp at Newberry Caldera. Hear remarks by Monument creators, delight in the music of the Desert Sage Band, great BBQ and Newberry Inspired Beer from Worthy Brewing, Frontier Days festivities and dedication memorabilia. Come join the fun!
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After last summer’s successful run of Macbeth, the Guerilla Shakes Company presents “Hamlet: The Tragedy of the Prince of Denmark” (“Ham to Go”). By William Shakespeare. This production makes easy understanding of the bard’s most popular play and is uniquely placed in the world of the 1980’s.
The Fermentation Celebration is a beer walk through the popular Old Mill District, with tastings from the region’s growing number of breweries. Participating breweries will feature unique, experimental and limited release beers—many of which will only available at the Fermentation Celebration.
Pickin’ and Paddlin’ returns for the 10th year as one of Bend’s favorite home grown events. Join us on the banks of the Deschutes River for boat demos, food, drinks and live music featuring Left Coast Country. All proceeds go directly to Bend Paddle Trail Alliance.
Take part in an exclusive dinner during Bend Bite Week, including “Season and Regional Wine Dinner,” “Road Trip to a Midsummer Feast,” “A Taste of Tuscon” or “Island Pig Roast.”
Take a demo during Bend Bite Week, including “Deep History of Chocolate,” “Hotch Your ‘Buch” or “A European Tour of Cheese and Cider.”