The ninth annual Zwickelmania, the statewide “brewery open house” that has turned into an Oregon beer holiday, returns to Central Oregon this Saturday, February 25. It used to take place during President’s Day weekend but this year the popularity grew to the point where the Oregon Brewers Guild split it into two weekends. Last weekend… Read More Zwickelmania returns Saturday, February 25
Here is a great event that just showed up on my radar today: a benefit for Saving Grace, Smiles of Hope & Healing. It’s taking place Thursday, February 23 at Healthy Bend Dental Implant Center down in the Old Mill District, and it’s free. Here’s the post and details from the event page: Before he… Read More Attend the “Smiles of Hope & Healing” benefit for Saving Grace on Thursday
The latest Bend City Council meeting took place last night, Wednesday, February 15, and the minutes of the meeting were sent out this morning. You can download those minutes here (MS Word document). Some highlights: A number of residents spoke about trees and the city becoming a “Tree City USA” again; All seven Councilors voted… Read More Bend City Council meeting minutes for Feb. 15, 2017
We are right the middle of the Humane Society of Central Oregon‘s annual Pup Crawl fundraiser for homeless animals, with participating breweries hosting a stop on the crawl a different night through the 24th. Come out for one – or all – evenings of HSCO’s 6th annual Pup Crawl! This fun event raises critical funding… Read More Humane Society Pup Crawl 2017
I posted the other day about the Bend City Council meeting minutes and following along with the City government business. Well, Deschutes County also posts the schedules and agenda of the Board of County Commissioners online on a public portal. The meetings are open to the public and are also live streamed on video (which is… Read More Deschutes County Board of Commissioners meetings
Baldy’s BBQ is celebrating their 12th anniversary this week and they are doing a “Baldyfest” special menu for a customer appreciate week! It will only run Monday through Friday this week, the 6th through the 10th: Make sure to get over there this week! These are some good deals!
A couple of anniversaries and more going on in beer in Bend this weekend. Worthy Brewing is celebrating their fourth anniversary—their Golden Birthday since they turn four on the 4th! They’ll be partying Saturday and Sunday with food specials, special beers, and even a commemorative glass you can buy for $6 (which includes the first fill).… Read More Weekend Beer News, Feb. 3