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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

BEAT Presents: The Neverending Story @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Jan 24 – Feb 2 all-day
BEAT Presents:  The Neverending Story @ Cascades Theatrical Company
12:00 am
BEAT Children’s Theater is excited to bring you the amazing adventure of The Neverending Story on stage.  Directod by Bree Beal, this beloved book was written by Michael Ende.  The stage play has a cast[...]
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Secret Chemistry of Beer @ Worthy Brewing
7:00 pm
Ideas on Tap from University of Oregon presents The Secret Chemistry of Beer.  Do you enjoy a beer? Are you interested in the science of your malted/hopped beverage? Ideas on Tap is back in January at[...]
Nature Night Series @ Tower Theatre
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Nature Night Series @ Tower Theatre
7:00 pm
Deschutes Land Trust 2020 brings back the ever popular Nature Night series in Jan. Feb. and March.  The January event features Elizabeth Woody, Executive Director of the Museum at Warm Springs.  Title of the presentation[...]
Rubbah Tree @ McMenamins
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Rubbah Tree @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Enjoy a FREE concert at McMenamins on Jan. 29th, 7pm-10pm.  Rubbah Tree will be performing in Father Luke’s Room.  This 6 piece reggae rock band hails from Bend, OR.  Their mission is “to spread the[...]
New Exhibition Opening @ High Desert Museum
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
New Exhibition Opening @ High Desert Museum
10:00 am
The High Desert Museum, in cooperation with the Burning Man organization invites you to the opening of their New Exhibit:  Infinite Moment: Burning Man on the Horizon.  The exhibit features original art and will evoke[...]
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
High Desert Museum Natural History Pub @ McMenamins
6:00 pm
The topic for Natural History Pub at McMenamins on 2/3 will be:  An Inside Look at The Museum’s Wildlife Training.  Did you ever wonder how they get those raptors to free fly right over your head,[...]
Brave New World @ McMenamins
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Brave New World @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Brave New World will be performing in Father Luke’s Room at McMenamins on Feb. 6th.  Their style has been called “mericana fusion”, featuring original music and hidden gem covers channeling ghosts and saints from Funk,[...]
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown Bend & Old Mill
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown Bend & Old Mill
5:00 pm
It’s First Friday Art Walk!  Head into Downtown Bend for a night filled with art, shopping, music and local food & drink.  On First Friday in Downtown Bend, we celebrate ALL forms of art –[...]
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm
6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash is back with another season of truly fantastic Free Monthly Friday Concerts.   Enjoy comraderie, beer, wine and great music after a day on the slopes.   These concerts are 100% free, all ages[...]
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
6:30 pm
The Apres Ski Bash is a truly fantastic lineup of Free Monthly Friday Concerts.  This event’s aim is clear; to satisfy your body & soul!  As always, these concerts are 100% free, all ages are[...]
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 10:00 pm
BendBroadband's Jazz At The Oxford - Cow Bop
7:00 pm
BendBroadband’s Jazz At The Oxford invites you to Cow Bop – a “Western BeBop” show formed by internationally-acclaimed jazz guitarist Bruce Forman.  This “tons of fun” show mixes swinging grooves, sweet and hot vocals, western[...]
Into the Woods @ Summit High School Auditorium
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 15 @ 9:30 pm
Into the Woods @ Summit High School Auditorium
7:00 pm
Summit High School Performing Arts will produce Into the Woods, featuring music and lyrics by Steven Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The show famously made its Broadway debut in 1987 with a 764 performance[...]
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm
Dweezil Zappa: Hot Rats Live @ Tower Theater
8:00 pm
The Tower Theater invites you to Dweezil Zappa: Hot Rats Live! Plus Other Hot Stuff 1969.  Dweezil Zappa and his “rocking teenage combo” will be performing his father’s entire Hot Rats album in sequence live on stage as[...]
Polar Plunge @ Riverbend Park
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am
Polar Plunge @ Riverbend Park
11:00 am
Get your BRAVE on for a MOST Worthy Cause.  Gather friends, co-workers, family and take the Polar Plunge together for Special Olympics.  This very fun event takes place at Riverbend Park on Feb. 8th.  Just[...]
Dark Star Orchestra @ Tower Theater
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm
Dark Star Orchestra @ Tower Theater
7:30 pm
The Tower Theater brings you Dark Star Orchestra on Feb. 10th.. Performing to critical acclaim for over 20 years and over 2800 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead live concert experience. Their shows are[...]
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Deep Space Astrophotography @ Worthy Brewing
6:00 pm
Worthy Garden Club presents:  Deep Space Astrophotography An Introduction Into Digital Imaging.  This presentation will provide a unique overview of the many kinds of amateur astrophotography.  It will also cover the equipment and techniques astrophotographers[...]
Oregon Winterfest @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Feb 14 – Feb 16 all-day
Oregon Winterfest @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
12:00 am
Grab friends and family for the west coast’s largest winter festival!!  This year’s 2020 OnPoint Community Credit Union Oregon WinterFest is simply FANTASTIC!!  This massive celebration of all things winter will bring national music acts, a fire pit competition,[...]
Valentine’s Day at 10 Below @ The Oxford 10 Below
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Valentine's Day at 10 Below @ The Oxford 10 Below
5:00 pm
This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a night out in the heart of downtown Bend with your extra special someone Join us for a thoughtfully prepared four-course prix fixe meal with optional wine pairings. View our full[...]
WinterFest Wine Walk @ Old Mill District
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WinterFest Wine Walk @ Old Mill District
5:00 pm
Kick-off Oregon WinterFest weekend with the Wine Walk, presented by Elixir, strolling through the diverse retailers in the Old Mill District and sampling wines from around the globe. Stroll through the Old Mill District as[...]
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 15 @ 9:00 pm
A PC Valentine's Day @ 10 Barrel
6:00 pm
Looking for something different on Valentines Day?   Take your sweetie (or friends) to the interactive event of the year!  A PC Valentine’s Day is a live, hilarious original play.  But, thats not all… tickets include[...]
The Spider’s Web @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Feb 14 @ 7:30 pm – Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm
The Spider's Web @ Cascades Theatrical Company
7:30 pm
Cascades Theatrical presents: The Spider’s Web – A Play by Agatha Christie,  Directed by Debbie Levin This play is a conscious parody of the detective thriller as Christie delivers a unique blend of suspense and humour.[...]
Calder Quartet @ Tower Theatre
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm
Calder Quartet @ Tower Theatre
8:00 pm
Join High Desert Chamber Music for our annual Valentine’s Day concert in Downtown Bend on this special evening. Enjoy a romantic concert at the Tower Theatre featuring the Calder Quartet, making their debut in the[...]
Mining Day @ High Desert Museum
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mining Day @ High Desert Museum
11:00 am
It’s Mining Day at The High Desert Museum on Feb. 15th.  Stake a claim, pan for gold and have your earnings authenticated in the indoor placer mine and boomtown.  11:00am-3pm.
The Royal Run 5K @ Old Mill District
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm
The Royal Run 5K @ Old Mill District
12:00 pm
The Royal Run is an adventurous 5K race through the 2020 OnPoint Community Credit Union Oregon WinterFest grounds! You’ll start and finish in the grass area behind the Deschutes Brewery warehouse. This is a Poker[...]
J.D. Platt’s K9 Kings @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm
J.D. Platt's K9 Kings @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
1:00 pm
It just wouldn’t be a festival in Bend without J.D. Platt and his famous furry athletes.  When the K-9 Kings perform you experience 11 varieties of breeds, rescue dogs, acrobatic trick routines all in the[...]
Fly Fishing Film Tour @ Tower Theater
Feb 15 @ 4:00 pm
Fly Fishing Film Tour @ Tower Theater
4:00 pm
The Fly Fishing Film Tour is the largest fly fishing film event of its kind. Come for the action and stay for the giveaways and camaraderie—from your local fly shop to a community of like-minded[...]
Kids Rock The Races @ Old Mill District
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Kids Rock The Races @ Old Mill District
12:00 pm
Aspiring princes and princesses are invited to the Kid’s Hot Cocoa Run on Sunday, February 16th. Costumes are encouraged! Join us for the first PacificSource Kids Rock the Races event of the season! After being[...]
Beatles vs Stones @ Tower Theater
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm
Beatles vs Stones @ Tower Theater
7:30 pm
The Tower Theater invites you to witness Beatles vs Stones!  Two of the greatest bands of all time face off in a high-energy, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. The Fab Four, represented by tribute band Abbey Road will[...]
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn @ The Tower Theater
7:00 pm
Grammy award winners, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn will be performing at The Tower Theater on Feb. 19th.   With seven banjos between the two of them, they “showcase America’s rich heritage and pull the[...]
Feb 20 – Feb 22 all-day
Bend A Cappella Festival @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The 2020 A Cappella Festival features several of the most talented names in a cappella music.  They will be personally advising singers at every level of expertise.  This year’s festival features Deke Sharon,  and Nomadic[...]