Calendar of Upcoming Events
After you’ve booked your Sunriver vacation home rental, be sure to check out our calendar of events to help plan your adventure!
Grab a putter after dark and keep the party “glowing’ with one of Sunriver Resort’s most popular programs. Wed. Fri. Sat. Using glowing golf balls, try your luck as you putt away on the 9-hole grass putting course.
Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday | 9:00pm – 10:30pm | $15 per person
We accept walk-up players until 10:15. Check inside the Merchant Trader Gift Shop then head out to the putting course!
The Sisters Wild West Show is similar to the Buffalo Bill shows of yesteryear. This is the 6th year for this very fun and unique event. It is a tremendous success. This year’s location will be in downtown Sisters on Oak and Cascade St. and Creekside Park. In addition to the fun performances, there will be a variety of Arts, Crafts, Antiques and Food. Entertainment includes 6 western skits with a western facade town for background and exciting demonstrations. Country Western dancing at 6pm.
Join Discover Your Forest for a very special Jr. Ranger program on August 18th, as we welcome the talented Yancy Lael, Author of The Reluctant Owlet!
We will start the program with Yancy reading The Reluctant Owlet, followed by craft activities, an owl pellet dissection station and much, much more! All ages welcome and families are encouraged to participate. Please RSVP to email@example.com
Yancy Lael is a writer, photographer, and artist. She has a master’s degree in language arts, and believes that storytelling can change the world. You can find more information at www.yancylael.com, and connect on Facebook (Yancy Lael), and Instagram (@yancylael).
Sunriver Music Festival is proud to feature Grammy Award winner, Alexander Lipay in Classical Concert III on Monday, August 19th. This concert will be held in the historic Great Hall at Sunriver Resort.
Featuring Alexander Lipay, flute
HIGDON Dance Card
MERCADANTE Flute Concerto in E Minor, Op. 57
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 in B-flat Major
Sunriver Resort invites you to treat the family to a Family Fun Float. Guides will lead you two leisurely miles down the beautiful Deschutes River in a 6-person raft. You can enjoy a stunning late afternoon sunset and Cascade Mountain views. Enjoy refreshments, games and live entertainment after you float. This event takes place every Wednesday night during the summer season.
Music on the Green is Redmond’s version of a GREAT community block party. On Aug 21st, the Beatles cover band, JuJu Eyeball will be playing. Take a trip down memory lane with this phenomenal band. In addition to the FREE concerts with incredible musicians, the entire family can enjoy a vast selection of tasty food, drinks and desserts. The kids will love the inflatable bounce houses and all inclusive Hope playground. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and ENJOY!
Big Daddy’s Variety Show is a MUST for family fun. Big Daddy is considered the best interactive DJ around. Bring the family to this FREE family night that includes family game shows, dance parties, karaoke, and prizes. This event is brought to you by Village Bar & Grill and takes place on their stage in the courtyard every Wednesday
Here’s what people of said about Big Daddy’s shows:
“Best interactive DJ I’ve ever seen” our kids are still doing the dances he showed them!”
“Game show was a blast…and we WON! some cool stuff…we’ll be back!”
“My kids got to be the stars at his recent KARAOKE show….they loved HIM!”
“He’s truly FUN and crazy”!
Redmond City Hall invites residents to attend an open house as part of the Redmond 2040 citywide community engagement effort. Community members will have the opportunity to engage with city employees and provide input towards the city’s growth regarding what makes Redmond unique, what is important to preserve and what they would like to see changed over the coming years.
Part of the Bend Brewing Company Backyard Movie Series…
MOTHERLOAD is a crowdsourced documentary in which the cargo bicycle becomes a vehicle for exploring motherhood in this digital age of climate change. The film explores the people behind this push to replace cars with purpose-built bikes, she learns about the history and potential future of the bicycle as the “ultimate social revolutionizer.”
Join the revolution and bring the whole family. We encourage everyone to bike in, bring a blanket or low chairs and enjoy watching on an outdoor screen by the river at BBC!
Not sure what a cargo bike is? We’ll have electric cargo bikes available for test riding before the movie. Or, come by the shop and we’ll take you for a spin!
Interested in getting involved?
There will be a few booth spaces available for bike and family related organizations.Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
If you’d like to volunteer to help out at the screening or help with spreading the word to the community, contact email@example.com
Bring the family, pull up a blanket and enjoy live music at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort! A different live band will be featured each concert day. Delicious food and local brews, wine and cocktails will be offered during each concert. KC Flynn will be performing on July 25th and Aug 22nd. This is a FREE event.
“At the Airshow of the Cascades we offer patrons an up close and personal experience that brings out the kid in all of us. Our partnership with the Erickson Aircraft Collection allows Airshow visitors FREE entry to their museum which houses the largest privately owned collection of vintage Warbirds in the world! This includes the vintage aircraft on static display, and operational Warbirds in the air! We also host a vintage and antique Car Show, Motorcycle Show, Aircraft Fly-In Show. Families can experience glider and helicopter rides, ride the zipline, enjoy Friday Fireworks, sample great food, live music, and so much more…come join us for an experience of a lifetime!”
FREE admission for military veterans. Friday night fireworks, Free live music by: Precious Byrd. Nightsky Drone Show
Check out the Friday and Saturday Schedule of Events HERE.
Columbia Drag Boat Association brings the exciting sport of drag boat racing to Haystack Reservoir the weekend of August 23-25. Bring your beach chair and enjoy the thrill of high speed boats on a beautiful body of water with mountain views. Haystack Reservoir will be closed for public boating but there will be race viewing areas with food vendors and entertainment. Camping will be allowed at the Forest Service Haystack Campground on the east shore and at the Fourth Shore Group Campground. Camping will not be allowed in the West Shore Campground from 12pm 8/23 until 6am 8/26. The boat launch on the east shore will be open on Friday and Monday.
“Come to the Races and check it out, click on the Race Schedule link. to printout the race schedule.
Bring the family your boat or your beach chair join in and enjoy drag boat racing.
Races begin at 9am each day, get your $2 off coupon at Bi-Mart
ADMISSION: $10 Saturday,
$12 Sunday ($20 for weekend pass)
For more information about the drag boat races and boat closures at Haystack Reservoir, please contact the US Bureau of Reclamation at (541) 389-6541.
When: Friday August 23, 2019
Where: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd, Bend
Why: Fundraiser for Humane Society of Central Oregon
The Fur Ball has been voted “Best Local Fundraiser” in Central Oregon. Don’t miss this chance to see pets and their people put their best paw forward for a fun and furry fashion show benefiting our fur-friends. With dogs dolled up and strutting their stuff on the catwalk, it’s no surprise that this unusual fashion show sells out every year, keeping the animal-loving nonprofit up and running.
Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe has the ultimate opportunity for you to become a developed whitewater kayaker. The Lower Deschutes Whitewater Camp is a multi-day adventure on the Lower Deschutes. This camp is for the intermediate paddler looking to gain experience. You will paddle up to class III+/IV on this trip (with guides) so it is important to have some experience coming in. In addition to great whitewater, you will be blown away by the Tumalo Creek signature meals. This is one unforgettable camp!
Aug 23-25 or Oct 18-20
Mt. Bachelor Kennel Club invites you to the End of Summer AKC Obedience & Rally Trials at the Deschutes County Expo Center (Indoors!!) Complete Trials will happen each day. Over 10 classes will be offered. Overnight parking available in the Expo RV Park (call 541 548 2711).
Roses and Rust features over 75 vendors with a variety of vintage, antique, home and garden furnishings, and food. The market is located at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds and premieres Friday, August 23 from 4pm-8pm. Admission is $10.00. The Saturday market is August 24 from 9am-4pm, admission is $6.00. This 2 day AMAZING market has Antique/Vintage/Re-purposed Home & Garden items from all over the West Coast.
Back for the fifth straight summer, we present the Volcanic Bike & Brew Festival at Mt. Bachelor! New this year, the 2019 Full Tilt RACE & REPEAT Gravity Stage Racing Series is taking place, sponsored by LOGE, which is the Northwest’s brand new race series featuring a fully lift-assisted race & repeat format with multi-runs down every stage. Paired with SPORTident’s world-class timing system it’s rolling starts, flying finishes, race and repeat and instant results at the end to calculate your best time from each stage for the win!
Come out for free bike clinics, live music, and vendors, all located in the West Village Base Area.
Visit the Beer Garden for brews, your favorite BBQ foods and the best view of the Skills Park all weekend long.
La Pine’s 9th Annual Coop and Garden Tour invites you to see La Pine’s Best Chicken Coops, Gardens and Ponds. Come see how intrepid gardeners are growing stuff in our High Desert climate and dirt. And… you can see all the ways chickens are being cared for, get acquainted with the differing breeds and learn how to enjoy your own eggs raised at home. Some of the hosts on the tour also raise rabbits, goats, swine, turkeys, or other exotic birds. The Tour Books sell for $10 per car and include a map to all of the host sites with their descriptions. You can also enter to win a raffle for either a cold case or a chicken tractor. There will be apprx. 20 locations on the tour.
Art In the High Desert is Central Oregon’s Premier Juried Fine Art & Craft Show and Sale. Over 120 acclaimed artists selected from across North America will be on the banks of the Deshcutes River in the Old Mill District. Come stroll through some of the most unique art in the country right here in Bend on the weekend of August 23 through 25. The Show will be open 10-6pm on Friday and Saturday and 10-4pm on Sunday.
Visit some 20 Art Galleries in Sisters: Enjoy beautiful art, good company, refreshments, music, demonstrations, hors d’œuvres, plus additional sponsoring restaurants and food venues for during and following the stroll. Visit with actual artists and their work including: Fine art and contemporary paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, glass artistry, jewelry, and many more types of artistry.
The Sisters Arts Association was formed in 2015 by a group of artists and supporters that believe the arts are an important part of a healthy community and an essential component of the enrichment of culture. The association exists to provide its members with a unified voice for the nurturing and enriching of the arts and to create a spirit of togetherness among artists, community and all who visit Sisters, Oregon. More at www.SistersArtsAssociation.org
Enjoy the beauty of Suttle Lodge and Lake while listening to some great music on the lawn. The Big Lawn Music series is an all ages event. (dogs too, if leashed) If the weather gets too bad the event moves indoors. No outside food or beverage is allowed, but the Boathouse and bar in the lodge have yummy offerings. Check out the lineup for summer:
July 5 – Summer Cannibals
July 12 – Low Bar Chorale
July 19 – Loch Lomond w/Bandon De La Cruz
July 26 – Jenny Don’t and the Spurs
Aug 2 – Austin Miller + Kelli Schaefer
Aug 9 – Bear Clouds + Lighters As Guns
Aug 16 – Alela Diane
Aug 23 – Cosmic Evolution
Aug 30 – Alex Crowson w/Jeffrey Silverstein
Theater in the Park presents “La Cage Aux Follies” in beautiful Drake Park. Enjoy dinner and a show right on the Deschutes River and Mirror Pond. Based on Jean Poiret’s 1973 French play of the same name, the multi-Tony award-winning La Cage aux Folles is a musical filled with spectacle and heart. This play is sure to be a blast!! Get your tickets early … this will sell out. (dinner is optional). Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm.
Teens Only Outing is a fun-filled evening in a relaxed setting at The Outpost at Sunriver Resort. This event takes place in the Outpost Arcade (next to the Bike Barn) and is jam-packed with gameplay, Wii, music, pizza and more!!
Crook County Parks & Rec invites you to enjoy Movies in the Park. This FREE event takes place on Fridays in Stryker Park in Prineville from 6-10pm. Aug 23rd is Fairs & Food Night and features the movie “Ratatouille”. Fun starts at 6pm with food, games and more… Movie starts at dusk.
Cascades Theatrical presents the classic romantic comedy “The Philadelphia Story“. You may remember this original Broadway hit starring Katherine Hepburn. The local production will run 8/23 thru 9/8 Thurs-Sat. @7:30pm and Sunday matinees at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased online.
A Play by Philip Barry
Directed by Chris Mehner
Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French
Good Bike Co. invites you to Central Oregon for The Ochoco Gravel Roubaix. This event is an OBRA Gran Fondo Style gravel bicycle race through the stunning Ochoco National Forest featuring 80 and 45 mile loops. The finish line party will be open and free to the public and feature food, live music, beer garden, Salsa Bike Demo’s and more! All proceeds go towards cycling opportunities in Crook County.
Same day registration will be available on 8-24-19 from 6am to race start at Good Bike Co.
Food, Beer Garden, Music, and more available from 11am – 3pm
Race Start Times
80mi – 7:00am
45mi – 9:00am
Kid’s crit – 12:30pm
Don’t miss this GREAT cycling event….
Come to the Sunriver Nature Center and walk with us on the wild side! Join Tom Lawler, expert local birder and nature photographer, to discover the rich bird habitats of Sunriver.
Grab your walking shoes and come explore the City’s newest trail and learn about the history of the Pilot Butte Canal and its importance to the establishment of Redmond from local experts. This new, FREE event, will include games, an informational tour of the trail, and an opportunity to connect with members of the Greater Redmond Historical Society to learn how you can get involved!
Members of the Nebeker family share their memories and stories, as they discuss and reminisce on Royal’s life and work.
CAKE is an American alternative rock band from Sacramento, California. They will be playing at the Les Schwab Amphitheater on August 24th. Doors open at 5pm
This concert allows low-profile chairs. Re-usable water bottles/canteens and Take Note Initiative Silipints. Strollers. Personal umbrellas, phones, backpacks, binoculars and personal cameras without detachable lenses. Happiness.
The following items are restricted from this event.
Blankets, towels or yoga mats; tall chairs or recliners. Weapons of any kind including pocket knives. Anything to smoke of any kind. Outside food, beverages, drugs. Golf umbrellas. Aeroloungers. Fireworks and all other projectiles. Hula hoops or poi spin balls. Pets including emotional support or companion animals.