CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND CENTRAL OREGON

Central Oregon Calendar of Events

With our comprehensive list of events from around the region, boredom is not an option. From live music, sporting events to holiday festivities or artwalks, you’ll be sure to find the next perfect activity or adventure. *Disclaimer: Some events may have changed, been canceled, or postponed since its original publication. Please check with the event organizer or event website for the latest updates.*


All Upcoming Events

Tue, November 29
Silver Sage Trading Winter Sale Begins @ High Desert Museum
Tue Nov 29, 2022 @ 10:00am — Sun Dec 4, 2022 @ 4:00pm
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Winter Sale
Attention Museum members! Ideal gifts await, and during this time members receive 20 percent off most merchandise. Those coming to exclusively shop at Silver Sage Trading may enter for free. Check in …
First Friday Holiday Bazaar @ The Ale Apothecary
Fri Dec 2, 2022 @ 2:00am
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Sip on a wild ale or sparkling wine while exploring this bazaar. Shoppers will find pottery, jewelry, art, sculpture, clothing, live music and more.
SantaLand in the Old Mill District @ Old Mill District
Fri Dec 2, 2022 @ 11:00am
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Christmas Event
Santa is setting up shop in the Old Mill District starting November 25. He'll be there Friday through Sunday starting Thanksgiving weekend through December: November 25-27, December 2-4, December 16-1…
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown Bend
Fri Dec 2, 2022 @ 5:00pm
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Stroll historic downtown Bend to enjoy art, live music, local food & drink. Take advantage of easy and convenient parking in the Centennial Garage for First Friday!
Grimes Family Collection @ Crook County Fairgrounds
Fri Dec 2, 2022 @ 5:00pm
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Christmas Event
The Grimes Family Christmas Scene has been a tradition in Prineville for over 80 years. This is an amazing collection of miniature houses, buildings and characters collected by Bethene Callison Grime…
Journey To Bethlehem @ Butler Market Road
Fri Dec 2, 2022 @ 5:00pm — Sun Dec 4, 2022 @ 9:00pm
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Bethlemen
Christmas Event
Experience the FIRST Christmas in this immersive live action walk through experience! Journey back to the sights, sounds and smells of the very 1st Christmas Eve in the bustling town of Bethlehem! T…
Holiday Light Show @ Sunriver Resort Backyard Cafe & Bar
Fri Dec 2, 2022 @ 5:30pm
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Holiday Event
Experience the magic of Sunriver Resort transformed into a holiday wonderland with our spectacular light show set to festive music. Grab a warm beverage and join us for our Holiday Light Show, happeni…
Blackstrap Bluegrass @ Silver Moon Brewing
Fri Dec 2, 2022 @ 6:00pm
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Live Music
Blackstrap Bluegrass has been bringing its hard driving acoustic music to the people for nearly 20 years. Some of the faces have changed, but they continue to play catchy originals and covers rooted i…
Holiday Light Show @ Sunriver Resort Backyard Cafe & Bar
Tue Nov 29, 2022 @ 5:30pm
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Holiday Event
Experience the magic of Sunriver Resort transformed into a holiday wonderland with our spectacular light show set to festive music. Grab a warm beverage and join us for our Holiday Light Show, happeni…
Bingo @ River's Place
Tue Nov 29, 2022 @ 6:00pm
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Benefit Event
Have fun, win cash, support a local nonprofit and drink a great beer. Perfect way to spend a chilly fall evening. Join inside the heated tap house for the fun. Every other Tuesday 6-8pm. Game card…
Artist Talk @ OSU-Cascades
Tue Nov 29, 2022 @ 6:00pm
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Educational Event
Now in its fifth season, Scalehouse Voices is a series of talks with local and visiting artists and scholars, exploring ideas and techniques, practice and process, creativity and culture. We are excit…
Worthy History - History Pub @ Worthy Brewing
Tue Nov 29, 2022 @ 7:00pm
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Educational Event
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Deschutes Historical Museum is excited to announce their partnership with Worthy Brewing to present Worthy History Pub. Beer, Sweet potato tots and history - what's better than that? Event takes pla…
Head Games Trivia Night @ Deschutes Bend Public House
Wed Nov 30, 2022 @ 6:30am
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Trivia
Live multi-media trivia every Wednesday night @ Deschutes Brewery Bend Public House. Free to play. Win prizes. Teams up to 6 players. Please arrive early for best seats.
Opening Day @ Mt Bachelor
Wed Nov 30, 2022 @ 9:00am
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Winter Fun
Time to grab your skis, boards, passes, friends, and family and head to the mountain for the kickoff of Mt. Bachelor's 65th season! Come get your first lift-accessed turns of the season — conditions p…
Wild Wednesdays @ Bowman Museum
Wed Nov 30, 2022 @ 12:15pm
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Arts and Culture Event
history
Enjoy and learn about the culture of Crook County with free weekly music and theater events. People From Our Past is the theme - featuring Rich Doyle as Ed Harbin. Event takes place in the Bowman Mu…
Holiday Light Show @ Sunriver Resort Backyard Cafe & Bar
Wed Nov 30, 2022 @ 5:30pm
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Holiday Event
Experience the magic of Sunriver Resort transformed into a holiday wonderland with our spectacular light show set to festive music. Grab a warm beverage and join us for our Holiday Light Show, happeni…
Journey To Bethlehem @ Butler Market Road
Wed Nov 30, 2022 @ 6:00pm
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Bethlemen
Experience the FIRST Christmas in this immersive live action walk through experience! Journey back to the sights, sounds and smells of the very 1st Christmas Eve in the bustling town of Bethlehem! T…
Live Music Night by Local Artists @ General Duffy's Waterhole
Wed Nov 30, 2022 @ 7:00pm
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Musical Event
Stop by for live music by local artist every Wednesday night at General Duffy's Waterhole, 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Free.
Winter In-Depth Observatory Programs @ Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory
Wed Nov 30, 2022 @ 7:00pm
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Astronomy
Tickets are now available for purchase for our winter nights at the Observatory. Beginning in November and running through February, our in-depth experiences are 90 minutes, and include a presentation…
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation @ Tower Theatre
Wed Nov 30, 2022 @ 7:30pm
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Holiday
This holiday movie is classic for a reason! It just would'nt be the holidays without Clark Griswold and the ever memorable "Griswold Family Christmas". Bring the entire family for laughs and giggles…
Winter Nights @ High Desert Museum
Thu Dec 1, 2022 @ 4:00pm
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Exhibits
Wine Tasting
Its warm and wondrous inside the Museum! Join us after hours to see the latest exhibitions and enjoy a festive night out. Rimrock Cafe will be open until 7pm and Silver Sage Trading will have specia…
Holiday Light Show @ Sunriver Resort Backyard Cafe & Bar
Thu Dec 1, 2022 @ 5:30pm
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Holiday Event
Experience the magic of Sunriver Resort transformed into a holiday wonderland with our spectacular light show set to festive music. Grab a warm beverage and join us for our Holiday Light Show, happeni…
The Nutcracker @ Bend High School Auditorium
Fri Dec 2, 2022 @ 7:00pm
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Performing Arts
Embrace the holiday spirit with the beauty and elegance of the classic ballet "The Nutcracker," produced by the Central Oregon School of Ballet. Staged at the Bend High Auditorium, The Nutcracker will…
Christmas in the Pines @ Crook County Fairgrounds
Tue Nov 29, 2022 @ 5:30pm — Sat Dec 31, 2022 @ 9:00pm
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Christmas Event
Christmas in the Pines has become a Prineville tradition. It is a beautiful drive thru Christmas light display. We offer an electrifying event full of family fun and enrichment every Fri. Sat & Sun …
Holiday Light Show @ Sunriver Resort Backyard Cafe & Bar
Mon Nov 28, 2022 @ 5:30pm
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Holiday Event
Experience the magic of Sunriver Resort transformed into a holiday wonderland with our spectacular light show set to festive music. Grab a warm beverage and join us for our Holiday Light Show, happeni…
Natural History Pub:
Mon Nov 28, 2022 @ 6:00pm
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Join Janelle Wicks, Director of the Friends of Malheur NWR, to learn about the group’s work to ensure a future that supports a wildlife oasis in the High Desert.
Head Games Trivia Night @ Worthy Brewing Co.
Mon Nov 28, 2022 @ 7:00pm
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Trivia
Live multi-media trivia every Monday at 7pm, Worthy Brewing Co, Bend. Free to play. Win prizes. Teams up to 6 players.
Natural History Pub: Volcanoes of Central Oregon @ McMenamins
Mon Nov 28, 2022 @ 7:00pm
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Educational Event
Lecture
From explosive eruptions to quiet lava flows, the volcanoes scattered throughout Central Oregon make up one of the most active sections of the Cascade Range. Join Dr. Daniele McKay, instructor in the …
Canadian Brass @ Tower Theatre
Mon Nov 28, 2022 @ 7:30pm
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Arts and Culture Event
Concert
With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group”. Enjoy this high energy, sp…
A Gift To Remember @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Tue Nov 29, 2022 @ 7:30pm — Sun Dec 18, 2022 @ 4:00pm
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Performing Arts
Get your Holiday on with Cascade Theatrical's "A Gift To Remember". Based on the book Can This Be Christmas by Debbie Macomber. Adapted by Joseph Robinette. This play runs from Nov 25th thru Dec 1…

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