Community Tree Lighting in Downtown Bend | Downtown Bend 

When: Fri., Dec. 1, 6:30-7 p.m.
Phone: 360-393-8992
Email: downtownbend@gmail.com
Price: Free.
www.facebook.com/events/1929919497334416/?active_tab=about
Join your fellow Bendites and light the Community Christmas Tree in Drake Bark in Downtown Bend! Santa arrives promptly at 6:55pm.

Source: Community Tree Lighting in Downtown Bend | Downtown Bend | Events, Kid Stuff | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Get There: Basic Navigation Skills for Winter Hikers 

When: Wed., Nov. 29, 6-7:30 p.m.
Phone: 503-446-0803
Email: jess@jessbfit.com
Price: $20.
www.jessbfit.com/outdoor-adventure-series-winter-2017
Did you know that most of the skills you need to stay oriented in the backcountry are non-technical in nature? We’ll focus on the basics so you can stay found on your next adventure. Learn to use map and compass, GPS apps, situational awareness and environmental clues.

Source: Get There: Basic Navigation Skills for Winter Hikers | ae Creative | Classes | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Jericho Table Community Dinner | City of Redmond 

When: Fourth Saturday of every month
Email: jphorwich@gmail.com
Bring food and serve a “party” dinner for the Jericho Road/Table program once each month. Sign up to provide a main course, a fruit/veggie salad, drinks or a dessert for 45 hungry people. We also need servers to help with the meal. Please join us!

Source: Jericho Table Community Dinner | City of Redmond | Food Events | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

The Nutcracker A Child’s Tale | Tower Theatre 

When: Sat., Nov. 25, 1 & 6 p.m.
Phone: 541-317-0700
Email: info@towertheatre.org
Price: Adv: $19/adults, $10/children (7 & over), 6 & under are free.
www.towertheatre.org
Students from Academie De Ballet Classique present classic tale of “The Nutcracker.”

Source: The Nutcracker A Child’s Tale | Tower Theatre | Dance, Theater, Kid Stuff | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Redmond Turkey Trot 5K & 10K | The Radlands 

When: Thu., Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Phone: 541-604-0394
Email: brighteyes@nafe-us.org
Price: $25.
www.redmondturkeytrot.com
Hoodoo presents. Burn calories Thanksgiving morning running the Radlands trail with views of Smith Rock! Proceeds benefit Bright Eyes, Bright Future – bringing eye care to children in under-served communities. Entry includes High Performance long sleeve t-shirt, swag bag & pie!

Source: Redmond Turkey Trot 5K & 10K | The Radlands | Events, Athletic Events, Outdoors | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Shoes, Brews & Views Snowshoe Tours | Wanderlust Tours 

When: Nov. 20-May 14, 2018
Price: $85/person, $55/kids 11 and under.
www.wanderlusttours.com/shoes-brews-and-views-snow-shoe-tours
Take an off-trail snowshoeing adventure with beautiful views of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon—with a micro-brew in hand, of course. Enjoy hidden vistas tucked away in the forest, led by a knowledgeable nature guide. A great day trip for the family. Check availability, some days blacked our for holidays.

Source: Shoes, Brews & Views Snowshoe Tours | Wanderlust Tours | Outdoors | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Mule Deer Migration | High Desert Museum 

When: Sat., Nov. 18, 7 a.m.-12 p.m.
Phone: 541-382-4754
Email: info@highdesertmuseum.org
Price: Members $10, non-members $20.
www.highdesertmuseum.org/events/deer-field-trip
Join a High Desert Museum wildlife curator for a trip to Pine Mountain to learn about the seasonal migration and ecological significance of mule deer. Van transportation provided.

Source: Mule Deer Migration | High Desert Museum | Presentations | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Chocolate Beer Dinner | Deschutes Brewery & Mountain Room 

When: Fri., Nov. 17, 6 p.m.
Price: $65/person.
www.deschutesbrewery.com/events/chocolate-beer-dinner-2
Chocolate is often referred to as a gift from the gods. Join us for a five-course Chocolate Beer Dinner. Enjoy a decadent night of exquisite food and beer made with chocolate, all perfectly paired.

Source: Chocolate Beer Dinner | Deschutes Brewery & Mountain Room | Food Events | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Thursdays | Currents at the Riverhouse 

When: Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 28
Phone: 866-482-2902
Email: riverhouse@vestahospitality.com
Price: No cover.
www.facebook.com/events/485448155151620
CURRENTS lounge will feature live local jazz trios (periodically including singers), every Thursday night. We are fortunate in Bend to have several top-notch jazz musicians, so we hope you will come by and experience the phenomenal talent!

Source: Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Thursdays | Currents at the Riverhouse | Clubs and Live Music | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon