Friday, January 13, 2017

Upcoming Events in Central Oregon

With the long and cold winters of Central Oregon, our extremely active community can get a little stir-crazy if you're not into snowboarding or skiing. So, here are some things to fill your calendar with that you and the whole family will enjoy.

Polar Bear 5k/10k/Half Run/Walk
Where: St. Thomas Academy
When: January 14th @ 10:30 am
What: Come out and brave the cold as the course takes you through Redmond's Beautiful Dry Canyon. All ages, and levels are welcome and encouraged. Strollers are welcome on course.

High Desert Museum - Free Family Saturday
Where: High Desert Museum
When: Sat January 21st | Doors open @ 10:00 am
What: Thanks to their generous sponsors, twice every year the Museum is open to all with no admission. Free Day gets busy, so arrive early!

Family Karaoke Saturdays
Where: Looking Glass Imports & Cafe
When: Every Saturday 6pm - 10pm
What: Karaoke, featuring a music library of more than 25,000 songs and a professional sound system. Looking Glass serves healthy food along with tasty drinks including; espresso, hot and cold tea, soda, and adult beverages. Hosted by DJ Tonya, this karaoke is open to adults and kids of all ages. Explicit lyrics are removed from their song library.

Bonfire on the Snow - Snowshoe Tour
Where: Meet at Fred Meyers parking lot
When: Click link below for dates
What: Relax around the fire enjoying delectable desserts and hot drinks while naturalist guides share fun facts about the forest, its animal life and the night sky! This is Bend and Sunriver's ultimate snowshoeing apres ski event.

Annie The Musical
Where: Tower Theater
When: January 27th @ 7:30 pm
What: Annie is based on Harold Gray's popular comic strip Little Orphan Annie. The comic strip premiered in the 1920s in the New York Daily News, and became one of the most widely read strips in the 30s and 40s. A musical for the whole family!
Click here for more information about Annie the Musical

Winter Raptors
Where: High Desert Museum
When: Saturday February 4th @ 8:00 am
What: Join a Museum biologist for a trip to observe raptors in Central Oregon. Visit Fort Rock to see wild raptors including golden eagles, ferruginous hawks, prairie falcons, merlins and more, and learn about their natural behavior. Transportation provided.
Click here for more information about Winter Raptors

Oregon Winterfest 2017
Where: Old Mill District
When: February 17th @ 5:00 pm
What: The Oregon WinterFest three-day schedule is jam-packed with events. It is Oregon’s party of the winter and 2017 is going to be bigger and better than ever before!
Click here for more information about Winterfest


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