The Deschutes Historical Museum‘s annual Halloween “Historical Haunts” heritage walk returns at the end of the month, and if you have an interest in Bend’s history and/or ghost stories, you should definitely check it out! Here’s the press release: The Deschutes Historical Museum invites visitors to take a walk on the haunted side with the… Read More Haunt Walks and Talks Returns to Deschutes Historical Museum October 28 & 29
The annual Bend Oktoberfest returns to downtown Bend this weekend, Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th. You know about Oktoberfest—the German-inspired beer and folk festival offering up beer, German food, oompah music, and all sorts of “absurd” games (their word) and fun. This year everything takes place on Oregon Avenue, music, games, wiener dog… Read More Bend Oktoberfest is this weekend
I was walking around the Old Town part of downtown today during my lunch break, and was struck not for the first time by the number of apple trees there are. This time of year they are all bearing fruit, and on my walk most of them were dropping their fruit as well—bunches of apples… Read More How about them apples?
The annual Bite of Bend takes over downtown Bend once again this weekend, kicking off at 5pm this Friday, June 17, and going on all day Saturday and Sunday. It’s Central Oregon’s largest food festival and there’s definitely plenty to do, taste, and see. The Bite of Bend celebrates the region’s unique ingredients, cuisine and… Read More Chow down at the Bite of Bend this weekend
Widmer Brothers Brewing out of Portland has been brewing beer for three decades, and their flagship beer, Hefeweizen, is 30 years old this year. To celebrate, Widmer has been making a “Hefe” tour of Oregon, hosting pub crawls and—you guessed it—drinking Hefeweizen. Next Thursday, June 16, they stop in Bend, and owner/founder Rob Widmer will be… Read More Meet Rob Widmer of Widmer Brothers Brewing, June 16
This Friday, the 29th of April, Bend Brewing Company is celebrating their 21st anniversary with a block party in front of their brewpub (like they did last year), and it’s going to be good: Bend Brewing Co. is throwing a block party to celebrate our 21st Anniversary!! Join us on Friday, April 29th as we… Read More Bend Brewing’s 21st anniversary block party
Good news for fans of Barrio in downtown Bend: they are moving to a bigger space on Wall Street. John Anderson (the Bulletin’s travel and restaurant review writer among other things) wrote on Facebook: Bend friends: If you haven’t heard, Barrio is shutting its doors on Feb. 20 … for a week. On Feb. 29,… Read More Barrio is moving – around the corner