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
At a summer party thrown by Bend Magazine earlier this week, this guy was slacklining 50 to 75 feet above the Deschutes River Trail… Line was anchored to the cliff and a Ponderosa pine tree. Crazy!
Sunriver’s SHARC aquatic center has their five-year anniversary coming up, on Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21, which is also their soft opening for the year. We’re celebrating SHARC’s fifth anniversary. Join us for a day of activities and live music. Admission is just $5 along with the donation of three non-perishable food items to… Read More Sunriver SHARC five year anniversary
This summer seems to have been the tipping point for tourism in Bend—namely, that we are starting to see backlash against the number of tourists and the possibility is being raised that too much tourism is a bad thing for Bend. Not that local negativity against tourism is a new thing, but it’s really the first… Read More The Tourism Issue
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?
Munch and Movies returns this Friday, August 19, for four weeks of free family-friendly movies showing at dusk in Northwest Crossing’s Compass Park. (Think Munch and Music, but for films.) These take place every Friday for four weeks, starting at 6pm. There will be food vendors and live music, and the movies themselves begin at… Read More Munch and Movies 2016 schedule
Spotted on the 4th of July: (Community picnic/potluck, Wednesday, July 6th, 4 to 9pm. Bring your own food, blanket, non-alcoholic beverages, cornhole games, and all musical instruments (even banjos!) welcome! firstname.lastname@example.org)