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What's happening in and around Central Oregon

Central Oregon Calendar of Events

Bend, Sunriver, Redmond, Sisters, La Pine, Warm Springs, Prineville and Maupin

Our calendar page provides visitors with a comprehensive list of events taking place all over Central Oregon. The region includes Bend, Sunriver, Sisters, Redmond, La Pine, Prineville, Madras, Maupin and Warm Springs, so no matter where you are in the high desert, there is always something for you to do. You may find yourself watching one of today's hottest bands at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in the Old Mill District one minute, and another you will be walking the streets of Downtown Bend, indulging in samples of Central Oregon's famous craft beer and contemporary brewery food, or attending the annual fair & rodeo or one of the hundreds of other events at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds & EXPO Center. If you are traveling from out of town for some of Central Oregon's yearly events, like the Sisters Quilt ShowPacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival or Airshow of the Cascades, we encourage you to take a look at our many places to stay. Or, if your desired event brings you to town for only a day, check out all of our unique restaurants and brewpubs - there is surely something to please everyone! So whether you are looking for free live music, culinary events, family fun, comedy and theater, races, art exhibitions or festivals, visit our calendar of events often for the most up to date info in Central Oregon!   To submit a tourist related event, use the green Post Event button below or send to: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm
Sisters Festival of Books @ Sisters, OR
5:00 pm
Don’t miss the Sisters Festival of Books the weekend of Oct 18-20.  The Sisters Festival of Books is a three day celebration of the literary culture of Central Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, featuring local,[...]
The Canterville Ghost @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm
The Canterville Ghost @ Cascades Theatrical Company
6:30 pm
All Aspects Teen Theatre presents “The Canterville Ghost” – A Play by Tim Kelly, Directed by Molly Choate Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French at Cascades Theatrical Co. An average American family acquires historic old Canterville[...]
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 9:30 pm
BendBroadband's Jazz At The Oxford @ The Oxford Hotel
7:00 pm
The ever-popular Bend BroadBand’s Jazz at The Oxford series returns the weekend of October 18-19.  Two-time Grammy award winner, Diane Schuur will open the series.  Diane is as eclectic as she is brilliant. A longtime disciple[...]
COMAG Show @ Liberty
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
COMAG Show @ Liberty | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:00 am
COMAG – Central Oregon Metal Arts Guild will have their annual show on First Friday, Oct 19-20 at Liberty Theater.  This 2 day event features works by over 30 metal artists from jewelers, to sculptors,[...]
Fall Foliage Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fall Foliage Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours
2:00 pm
There is no question that fall colors are a force to be reckoned with in Central Oregon, and Bend Photo Tours can show you the best places to find those epic colors! Join them for[...]
7th Annual 20-Dollar Art Show @ Bright Place Gallery
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7th Annual 20-Dollar Art Show @ Bright Place Gallery
6:00 pm
Bright Place Gallery invites you to their annual 20 Dollar Art Show.  This unique event features nearly 2000 pieces of tiny original art produced by over 100 artists.  Each piece priced at only $20.  You’ll[...]
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 21 @ 9:00 pm
Fall Concert Series - Central Oregon Symphony @ Bend High
7:30 pm
The Central Oregon Symphony is pleased to present the accomplished Brazilian pianist, Ednaldo Borba, performing Brahms’ Concerto for Piano No. 1 on our 2019-2020 opening concert. Borba recently completed his DMA at the University of[...]
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Art In Nature:  Take Me To The River @ Wunderlust Tours
11:00 am
Wunderlust Tours does it again!  Another fantastic Bend event – Art In Nature:  Take Me To The River includes a guided 4 mile paddle on the Deschutes with a private concert along the Deschutes Ricer[...]
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm
Take Me To The River-New Orleans @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Take Me To The River – New Orleans presents three generations of Crescent City legends performing individually and together in a unique evening of harmony and heritage. Live on stage:  Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan[...]
Bend Design @ Scalehouse
Oct 23 – Oct 26 all-day
Bend Design @ Scalehouse
12:00 am
Experience the 5th Annual Bend Design and explore how creative thinking can shape our shared future.  This special event features 3+ days of talks, interactive workshops, discussions, performances, hands-on exhibits, dinners, parties, films, and more.  This event[...]
Oct 23 @ 8:30 pm
Samuel Eisen-Meyers & The Joyful Noise @ Volcanic Theater
8:30 pm
Parallel 44 Presents​ ​​Samuel Eisen-Meyers & The Joyful Noise​ w/ special guest performers ​Maxwell Freidman​ and​ ​Brother Gabe​ at​ ​Volcanic Theatre Pub​ on Wed. Oct. 23rd. ​Samuel Eisen Meyers & The Joyful Noise​ are just[...]
Buckshot & Blossoms @ Madras Performing Arts Center
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 3:30 pm
Buckshot & Blossoms @ Madras Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
High Desert Community Theater presents “Buckshot & Blossoms” at the Madras Performing Arts Center.  This comedy by Tim Kelly is directed by Steve Gibson and produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.  Enjoy[...]
Evil Dead the Musical @ Cascades Theater
Oct 25 – Nov 9 all-day
Evil Dead the Musical @ Cascades Theater
12:00 am
Stage Right Productions and Bend Veterinary Clinic present Evil Dead the Musical. This campy musical is back for the 7th time!!! It’s a familiar tale, five college students go off to an old abandoned cabin[...]
4TH FRIDAY ART STROLL @ Downtown Sisters
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:00 pm
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[...]
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm
An Evening With Leo Kottke @ Tower Theatre
8:00 pm
Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke will be performing at the Tower Theater on Friday, Oct 25th at 8pm.  Kottke has toured extensively in Europe and Australia and has been awarded two Grammy nominations.
Holiday Bazaar @ Bend Church
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Bazaar @ Bend Church
9:00 am
Join us for our huge Holiday Bazaar and Rummage Sale, from 9 to 3, on October 26 at Bend Church. Three floors of our church will be home to local vendors, holiday crafts, baked goods,[...]
Heller Highwater @ Faith, Hope, and Charity Vineyards
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm
Enjoy great music, fantastic wine and stellar views at Faith Hope and Charity Vineyards Oct. 25th.  Heller Highwater will be performing.  This group consists of lead Vocalist, Rhythm guitar, Cajon percussions, Heather Drakulich, vocalist, bass, and[...]
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm
Gilbert & Sullivan, A Celebration @ COCC Pinckney Center
3:00 pm
Cascadia Chamber Opera and OperaBend team up to present “Gilbert and Sullivan, A Celebration”.  Spend an evening in the topsy-turvy world of favorite selections from Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado, HMS Pinafore and others.  This[...]
Nosferatu @ Tower Theatre
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm
Nosferatu @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Don’t miss this incredibly unique entertainment experience!!  The classic horror silent film, Nosferatu will be shown as it was in the 1920’s – with a 13 piece orchestra playing the original scores. Nosferatu is considered[...]
Stories To Rattle Your Bones @ Deschutes Public Library
Oct 30 all-day
Stories To Rattle Your Bones @ Deschutes Public Library
12:00 am
“Feeling brave? Come listen to ancient tales guaranteed to chill the blood and tingle the spine. Humans seem to enjoy a good scare. Throughout time, there have been stories of nightmarish horrors, intended to chill[...]
The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe @ Deschutes Public Library East
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm
The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe @ Deschutes Public Library East
12:00 pm
Explore the life, the legacy and lugubrious last days of Edgar Allan Poe.  Actor, lecturer and Poe expert Alastair Morley Jaques, who has played America’s dark master of the macabre and original literary bad boy[...]
The Snowflake Boutique @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm
The Snowflake Boutique @ Deschutes County Expo Center
1:00 pm
The ever popular Snowflake Boutique returns to the Expo Center for their 44th year!  What began as a few friends selling their crafts from their home 44 years ago (1975) has evolved into a major[...]
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Artisan Showcase Holiday Bazaar @ Bend Elks Club | Bend | Oregon | United States
9:00 am
The Newcomers Club of Bend invites you to their Artisan Showcase Holiday Bazaar.  This event is FREE and will be  held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Bend Elks Lodge, 63120 Boyd Acres Road (north of[...]
Wildfire Ceramic Showcase @ Highland Elementary School Gym (Old Kenwood School)
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm
Wildfire Ceramic Showcase @ Highland Elementary School Gym (Old Kenwood School)
10:00 am
The Clay Guild of the Cascades presents its 15th Annual Show and Sale featuring more than 25 premier ceramic artists. Gallery, Clay demonstrations, Children’s clay activities and raffles will be featured.
Tig Notaro @ Tower Theatre
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm
Tig Notaro @ Tower Theatre
7:00 pm
Tig Notaro will be playing at the Tower Theater on Nov. 2nd at 7pm.  Rolling Stone recently named Tin “one of the 50 best stand-up comics of all time.”  She is hailed for her effortless[...]
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker @ Tower Theatre
1:00 pm
This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker!   This acclaimed Christmas extravaganza includes world-class artists, stunning sets, towering puppets, soaring birds and over 200 dazzling costumes.   It is a[...]
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm
Tom Paxton and the DonJuans @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Tom Paxton is a legendary folk music singer/songwriter..He has received a whopping FOUR Lifetime Achievement Awards including a GRAMMY.  You will recognize so many of the songs he has written.  His songs have been recorded[...]
Reckless Kelly @ Tower Theatre
Nov 7 @ 8:00 pm
Reckless Kelly @ Tower Theatre
8:00 pm
Reckless Kelly will be performing at The Tower Theater on November 7th at 8:00pm.  This band makes music that has a country vibe with a solid rock edge.  Music Row magazine proclaimed, “In my perfect[...]
First Friday Gallery Walk @ Old Mill District
Nov 8 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday Gallery Walk @ Old Mill District | Bend | Oregon | United States
4:00 pm
Stop by each gallery in the Old Mill District during the First Friday Gallery Walk on every first Friday of the month year-round. New exhibitions open each month and are on view for the entire month.  Enjoy[...]
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm
BEAT Presents Disney's Frozen Jr. @ Summit High School
7:00 pm
BEAT Children’s Theater presents the enchanting modern classic from Disney, Frozen JR.  This play is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The[...]