Bend Brewfest Les Schwab Amphitheater 

When: Thu., Aug. 10, 12-11 p.m., Fri., Aug. 11, 12-11 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 12, 12-11 p.m.
Phone: 541.312.8510
www.bendbrewfest.com

Get ready to raise a pint to toast all things craft beer for the 15th annual Bend Brewfest, This year’s event was moved up to accommodate the highly anticipated solar eclipse.

 

Source: Bend Brewfest | Les Schwab Amphitheater | Beer and Drink Events | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Central Oregon Wildflower Show | Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory

When: Sat., July 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., July 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Phone: 541-593-4394
Email: events@sunrivernaturecenter.org
Price: $6 adults, $4 kids.
https://www.facebook.com/centraloregonwildflowershow

The Central Oregon Wildflower Show exhibits hundreds of native wildflowers each year in celebration of Oregon’s floral diversity. Lectures, native plant sale, vendors, botanical hikes and more!

Source: Central Oregon Wildflower Show | Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory | Presentations, Events, Outdoors | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

6th Annual Fermentation Celebration Old Mill District 

When: Thu., June 22, 4 p.m.
Phone: 541-312-0131
Price: $0-20 for drink tickets.
www.bendconcerts.com/event-detail/Fermentation-Celebration

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.

Source: 6th Annual Fermentation Celebration | Old Mill District | Beer and Drink Events | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

The History of the Hanford Site High Desert Museum 

When: Mon., May 22, 5:30 p.m.
Phone: 541-382-4754
Email: info@highdesertmuseum.org
Price: Members $3, non-members $7.
https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/complicated-legacy-history-hanford-site

Robert Franklin, assistant director of the Hanford History Project, will discuss the legacies of WWII and Cold War nuclear materials production, advancements in science and technology, and the largest nuclear cleanup in history.

Source: The History of the Hanford Site | High Desert Museum | Presentations | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Crown City String Quartet  Welcome Center

When: Fri., May 19, 7-8:30 p.m.
Phone: 541-306-3988
Email: info@highdesertchambermusic.com
Price: $40 GA, $10 child.
highdesertchambermusic.com/index.php/events/hdcm-series

HDCM is pleased to present our concert series at Black Butte Ranch for the second year. Last year, this well-attended event was a wonderful success, and this special evening includes a reception with the performers immediately following the concert. Seating is limited, so advance ticket purchase is recommended.

Source: Crown City String Quartet | Welcome Center | Music, Clubs and Live Music, Senior Events | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

A Pollinator’s Plight  High Desert Museum 

When: Thu., April 6, 6 p.m.
Phone: 541-382-4754
Email: info@highdesertmuseum.org
Price: Members $3, non-members $7.
https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/pollinator%E2%80%99s-plight
 

Join Rich Hatfield, conservation biologist for the Xerces Society, and LeeAnn Kriegh, author of The Nature of Bend, will discuss the importance of native bee species. See the documentary A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee.

Source: A Pollinator’s Plight | High Desert Museum | Presentations | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Where Are You From? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians | High Desert Museum 

When: Tue., March 21, 6 p.m.
Phone: 541-382-4754
Email: info@highdesertmuseum.org
Price: Free, RSVP.
https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/conversation-project-where-are-you-exploring-what-makes-us-oregonians

Oregon’s population now exceeds 4 million. We’re also changing demographically. Considering that Oregon has a history of racial exclusion,these changes prompt questions about Oregonian identity and values. Kerani Mitchell leads a conversation that asks what makes us Oregonians and how we can create inclusive communities.

Source: Where Are You From? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians | High Desert Museum | Presentations | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Dinner and a Movie High Desert Museum 

When: Sat., March 18, 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 541-382-4754
Email: info@highdesertmuseum.org
Price: $10-$15.
https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/dinner-and-movie-0
 

Join us for an inspirational war story, based on true events. In The Great Escape (1963), a group of Allied soldiers seek to outwit their Nazi captors and break out of a German POW camp. Pizza and salad provided during intermission.

Source: Dinner and a Movie | High Desert Museum | Film Events | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Butterfly Breakdown  McMenamins Old St. Francis School

When: Thu., March 16, 7-10 p.m.
Phone: 541-382-5174
Email: bookingbutterflybreakdown@gmail.com
Price: No cover.
www.butterflybreakdown.com
 

Breedlove sponsored artists, nominated for “Best Indie Rock Artists of 2015” and Portland’s #1 Indie/Blues/Rock Band on ReverbNation for the 4th year in a row.

Source: Butterfly Breakdown | McMenamins Old St. Francis School | Clubs and Live Music, Music, Local Arts | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Daycations in Our Own Backyard  Redmond Public Library 

When: Tue., March 14, 6-7 p.m.
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Price: Free.
www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/40255

Join Kim Cooper Findling, author of “Bend, Oregon Daycations: Day Trips for Curious Families,” for an evening of exploring Bend’s backyard.

Source: Daycations in Our Own Backyard | Redmond Public Library | Outdoors, Words | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon