Summer Shootout Marble Tournament, June 22

Marble time!The Des Chutes Historical Museum is once again hosting their annual Summer Shootout Marble Tournament coming up on Saturday, the 22nd: day full of marble tournament and free play, along with lawn games and other activities, and the Museum will be free that day. From the pres release:

Marble competition will be in two categories: children ages 7 to 11 or high school age and adults can register to compete in the Young at Heart category. Grand Prize in both categories are Schwinn bicycles from The Gear Peddler. Second and third place prizes from SHARC, Wabi Sabi, The Art Station, Sun Mountain Fun Center, and The Shops at the Old Mill District. Previous marble playing experience not needed! A warm-up and marble ‘shooting’ lessons will be provided prior to beginning of tournament play.

Tournament registration is open and can be done up to the morning of the event. Registration is $10.00 per person. Registration information and forms are available by going to the Museum’s website,

Admission to the museum will be free to all participants with the chance to win great prizes. In addition to the marble shootout, families will have the opportunity to visit booths provided by Sunriver Nature Center, the High Desert Museum, and more, learn summer safety tips and fun summer programs happening around Central Oregon.

The registration form is here.

Proceeds from the event will go towards the Historical Museum’s educational programs. And overall this just looks like all sorts of fun; even if you’re not interested in playing marbles, it’s a good time to stop by and check out the action and the Museum since it’s free that day.