The 13th annual Bend Oktoberfest returns this weekend, running Friday and Saturday the 15th and 16th in downtown Bend for all your German themed food, drink, and festivity needs! The fun begins Friday at 3pm, and then picks up again Saturday at noon. (Each night runs until 10pm.) The Bend event is of course the… Read More 13th annual Bend Oktoberfest
Time flies when you’re rockin’! Rockin’ Dave’s, the bagel and breakfast Bistro and Backstage Lounge, is turning 10 this year (this month in fact!) and plan to celebrate this weekend. Here’s their Facebook post about it: Save the date! Rockin Dave’s turns 10yrs old this month. We are celebrating this Sunday 9/17 with a pig… Read More Rockin’ Dave’s celebrates 10 years
For the first time in 22 years, the annual Sisters Folk Festival has been canceled, due to the smoke from the wildfires. The event would have taken place this weekend, September 8 through 10, and word went out yesterday about the cancellation. Here’s the full statement: It is with profound regret that the Board of… Read More Sisters Folk Festival canceled
The Bend Fire Department today issued a PSA on dealing with and protecting yourself from all the wildfire smoke we have floating through Bend right now. Good, common sense stuff that’s always a helpful reminder: Smoke from wildland fires across Oregon has created unhealthy air quality in Bend over the last few days, and we… Read More Dealing with the smoke – PSA from the Fire Department
It hardly needs to be said that the total solar eclipse occurring on Monday is going to wreak havoc on the region — it already is. With something like 200,000 visitors coming to Central Oregon and descending on Madras on Monday, there are a number of resources out there for prepping for it all. The… Read More Prepping for the apocEclipse
Yes, the second week in August is earlier than normal for the Bend Brewfest, but this year they moved it up to avoid conflicting with the eclipse weekend (it’s going to be crazy enough!). So this week, the 15th annual Brewfest returns, taking place Thursday the 10th through Saturday the 12th at the Les Schwab… Read More The Bend Brewfest returns this week!
Yes, summer is crazy enough and the next few weeks with the impending eclipse-pocalypse it’s only going to get crazier, hence my behind on blogging these out… but here are the meeting minutes posted for the Bend City Council that I have for June and July. Bend City Council meeting minutes, June 7, 2017 (MS Word… Read More Bend City Council meeting minutes for June and July 2017