It is once again that time of year, St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday the 17th, and for the past several years I’ve been publishing a pub guide for the holiday—because everyone’s knows St. Paddy’s Day is one of America’s great drinking holidays. As always, this isn’t meant to be a definitive guide to all the watering holes in Bend, but rather more what “feels right” for St. Patrick’s Day options. Feel free to leave … Continue reading →
Category Archives: Holidays
This Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day which means it’s almost time for my annual “drinking guide” post for the holiday, but before then, Whole Foods is doing a series of beer tastings this week featuring Black & Tans from local breweries: Instead of focusing on the traditional “Black & Tan” this St. Patricks Day, we’ve invited some of our favorite LOCAL breweries to come up with their own versions! We will be pouring Local Black … Continue reading →
Happy New Year’s Eve! We’ll be celebrating with friends, but if you don’t have anything going on yet and are looking for some ideas, here’s a rundown of some New Year’s Eve parties to check out. McMenamins Old St. Francis School has their New Year’s Eve kicking off at 9pm with two main events: “Across The Great Divide: A Tribute to The Band” is rocking the Theater, while Harley Bourbon is playing Father Luke’s Room. … Continue reading →
Merry Christmas and happy holidays! I hope your day is a good one, and everyone is warm and safe and happy. We’ve pretty much got a white Christmas this year (and I know folks at the Mountain are loving it!) which always adds that touch of magic—but be very careful on the roads if you’re traveling today.
With Christmas fast approaching and shopping days running short, it’s time once again to do a local holiday gift guide, presenting a variety of locally-made products and local stores and shops to hopefully give you a number of ideas for your shopping needs. Books are awesome, everybody needs books—or they should anyway. Being a small town, there aren’t many options for local authors (though there are a few, check out the “local” section of one … Continue reading →