Happy Little Kids Race

Do you have a Happy Little Kid that wants to join in on racing fun?  Instill a love for running and a healthy life style for your kids.  Children ages 3-10 years old are invited to join in on the Happy Little Kids Race, Saturday May 26th starting at 12pm, part of the PacificSource Kids Rock The Races.  This race takes place the same day as the Happy Girls Run.

Three age/ability-appropriate distance races:

  • 12:00pm: 3-4 (50 yards)
  • 12:15pm: 5-7 (500 yards)
  • 12:30pm: 8-10 (1.5K)

Entry is $5 (free with pre-registered adult code) and all racers receive #1 bib , participation ribbon and tasty and fun treats.  The more you race the more you earn; join in on all PacificSource Kids Rock the Races runs to earn additional prizes.  Learn more here.

Happy Girls Run – Bend

Happy Girls Run is a fantastic and often life changing event.  Women from a wide range of backgrounds, physical strengths and running experience, come together to enjoy a special camaraderie. This event features a 5k, 10k and half marathon thru beautiful Bend.  There are fun fueled pre and post race celebrations including great food, cocktails, beer , yoga and shopping!  Go on line to check out the registration process and prizes.  Happy Girls Run   Gather your girls and get signed up… You’ll thank yourself….

Bend Marathon and Half (10k & 5K)

One of Bend’s most iconic running events is back better than ever!  The Bend Marathon and Half will be held April 22nd.  The race start and finish will still be in gorgeous Drake Park (downtown Bend).  The newly designed 2018 course will take advantage of a brand new paved trail through the Deschutes National Forest (paralleling the Cascade Lakes Highway).  Nutrition provider, Skout Backcountry, will be hosting a bigger, better finish party that will include more local, regional, and national vendors, music, activities, and more.  For more info, click here. See you in Bend, OR April 22nd, 2018!


Vertfest – Mt Bachelor

Vertfest is returning to Mt. Bachelor on April 7, 2018!  Come CELEBRATE the backcountry and winter tribe at what is fast becoming the largest national backcountry festival in America……  Vertfest Mt. Bachelor is a full weekend comprised of races, clinics, demos, beer and fiesta. Overall, Verfest is a multi-stop mountain festival dedicated to raising the level of snow safety education and stoke for backcountry enthusiasts, and supporting the efforts of avalanche centers everywhere.  All proceeds from the event go towards the efforts of Central Oregon Avalanche Association.  The Mt Bachelor Vertfest race is challenging and FUN!  Several categories participate.. everything from the superhuman SkiMO racers to recreational backcountry folks out in costume.  Race categories include Elite, Recreational, Splitboard, Rookie Rally and Young Bucks.  Prizes awarded in each category and of course for best costume !  Find more race info at Mt Bachelor Vertfest.

Easter Brunch Buffet at Sunriver Resort

Sunriver Resort invites you to enjoy a fabulous Easter Brunch Buffet in Carson’s American Kitchen.  Traditional favorites such as slow-roasted prime ribeye and eggs benedict will be featured – plus an indulgent dessert station !  Enjoy the beautiful view, phenomenal food and fun !  (that big bunny might even show up)..

COST: $53 per adult | $27 per child | free for kids 0-5



The Great Easter Egg Hunt – Sunriver Resort

Sunriver Resort knows how to celebrate Easter !  In addition to a fabulous brunch, they have the ever popular, annual Great Easter Egg Hunt.  Kiddos search for eggs hidden by that clever bunny all around the lodge.   But that is not all….. there will be a petting zoo, bounce houses, face painting and more!  Festivities will run from 9:30am – 12pm.

Egg Hunt |  $12 per egg hunter  •  Age categories | 0-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12

Peterson Ridge Rumble

This is a fun, low-key event utilizing the Peterson Ridge and Metolius-Windigo multi-use trails near Sisters, OR. So, bring a great sense of adventure, and you’ll enjoy it! To stay true to the low-key vibe of the event, dogs are allowed in the 20 mile race (sorry, no dogs in the 40 mile). Both races will start and finish at Sisters Middle School. There are two distances in the event: 40 mile and 20 mile options. 40 mile starts at 8 a.m. (7 a.m. Early Start)
20 miles starts at 9 a.m.

This race is a fundraiser for the Sisters High School Cross Country team. Many of the volunteers will be cross country team members. The 40 mile is part of the Oregon Trail Ultra Series.

$1000 in Prize Money!

$100 to 1st Overall Female and Male in both races
$50 to 2nd Overall Female and Male in both races
$100 to 1st Masters (40+) Female and Male in both races

Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy-Tower Theater

Carl Palmer, among the most renowned drummers in rock history and a founding member of both ELP and ASIA, is embarking on the final leg of his  extensive 2017 World Tour, EMERSON LAKE & PALMER LIVES ON!, a musical celebration of his late band mates Keith Emerson and Greg Lake and their group, ELP.

Palmer will present bold, new arrangements of the best-loved instrumental music of ELP, and other composers. A multi-media experience combining music and video projection, the show promises to be among the most musically compelling tours of the year. Carl Palmer ELP Legacy is a redhot power trio that features Palmer on drums and percussion; guitarist Paul Bielatowicz and bassist Simon Fitzpatrick.   Performance will be one night only at The Tower Theater. 

The Fab Four at The Tower

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute.   The Emmy Award Winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail.  With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Twist And Shout,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Hey Jude”, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing.  Their incredible stage performances include three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career, and this loving tribute to the Beatles has amazed audiences in countries around the world, including Japan, Australia, France, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Brazil.

Nature Night – Tower Theater

The “Era of Megafire” will be the topic at the March Nature Night at The Tower Theater. Join Dr. Paul Hessburg for an engaging, multimedia presentation about wildfire, its natural role in our Central Oregon forests, and how that role has changed. Learn how we’ve interrupted the natural fire cycle of our forests and how, with a rapidly warming climate, we are experiencing more of these megafires.  This event is FREE but registration is required.