Old Mill District Blog2018-03-13T19:11:19+00:00

old-mill-square-carrotMOST RECENT POSTS

Hello Sunshine Embraces the Fall

Pendleton blankets and V-Italia boots are both perks of cooler weather By Hello Sunshine's Nicole Kladny The seasons have officially changed which means cozy blankets, rich colors, and the perfect combination of wool and leather handbags [...]

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Artists in Action Group Show

Artwork created during summer art series to go on display Oct. 5 Tumalo Art Co. proudly presents artworks created during the “Artists in Action” summer art series this past summer on Oct. 5 during October's [...]

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Respecting the Deschutes this Fall

Enhancing the river through conservation. There's still plenty of time to spend on the Deschutes this fall before the winter months roll in. While you're on the water, be an active and engaged advocate for [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotSHOPPING + SPECIALS

Hello Sunshine Embraces the Fall

Pendleton blankets and V-Italia boots are both perks of cooler weather By Hello Sunshine's Nicole Kladny The seasons have officially changed which means cozy blankets, rich colors, and the perfect combination of wool and leather handbags are now at Hello Sunshine! Our diverse selection from Pendleton Woolen Mills will fill all [...]

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Labor Day Weekend sales in Bend

We love the end of summer. The weather's starting to cool off, there's an energy in the air with the kiddos heading back to school AND you'll find some of the best shopping deals of the year in the Old Mill District as shops make way for their fall and [...]

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Hello Sunshine’s top summer goodies

Hello Sunshine is soaking up every last bit of summer and to celebrate, we’ve created a list of our favorite summer items!! From local artists, to favorite brands – we’ve got you covered!! Pink Pomegranate Essential Oil Diffusing Jewelry: Hand crafted with love in Redmond, Oregon – this line is [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotDINING + DRINKING

2018 Bend Brewfest Pre-Game Checklist

The Bend Brewfest, the tastiest time of the year, is soon upon us. To ensure you have THE best time possible Aug. 16-18, here's some tips before you head down to the Les Schwab Amphitheater [...]

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Bend Brewfest set for Aug. 16-18

Central Oregon's largest craft beer festival is back for its 16th year Yep, the community that's home to one of the nation's most innovative and creative craft beer scenes puts on one heck of a [...]

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Boxwood Kitchen to open in Old Mill District

Popular online restaurant opens brick-and-mortar location in heart of Bend, Oregon dining scene Boxwood Kitchen, which originally launched last year as a chef-inspired food delivery service, will open its first location in the Old Mill [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotEVENTS

Fall bike events in Bend (and beyond)

There’s not a better time to ride bikes in Central Oregon than the  start of fall. The air’s crisp, the trails are clear and there’s usually a delicious harvest beer (or two) waiting for you after your ride. Here’s some of our favorite area bike events we look forward to [...]

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Tenth Month in Bend

October in Bend is a wall-to-wall series of independently organized events exploring innovation, creativity and ingenuity. We love fall in Central Oregon for all the obvious reasons. The mountain bike trails are a little less crowded and not as dusty, fire pits around town at places like Greg's Grill and [...]

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The Met: Live in HD 2018-19 season launches in October

Tickets are now available for the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series. Entering its 13th season, the popular series brings New York City’s esteemed Metropolitan Opera performances to local cinemas across the country, including Bend's Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX theaters. Highlighting opera’s celebrated stars, as well as rising [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotLIVE MUSIC

If you’re going to Portugal. The Man tonight …

We're pretty stoked to have unofficial Lords of Portland at the Les Schwab Amphitheater this evening. Here's the answer to some of the questions we've been receiving the past week about the Portugal. The Man [...]

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FAQs for DMB at the LSA

Dave is near. We're as excited as you are to have the Dave Matthews Band back in Bend. Here's the answer to some of the questions we've been receiving the past week. Hope this helps! [...]

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Concert Bio: Steve Martin & Martin Short

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life  Featuring The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. Yes, we got two of the Three Amigos. Oh, and a [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotACTIVITIES

Artists in Action Group Show

Artwork created during summer art series to go on display Oct. 5 Tumalo Art Co. proudly presents artworks created during the “Artists in Action” summer art series this past summer on Oct. 5 during October's [...]

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Respecting the Deschutes this Fall

Enhancing the river through conservation. There's still plenty of time to spend on the Deschutes this fall before the winter months roll in. While you're on the water, be an active and engaged advocate for [...]

READ MORE

Fall bike events in Bend (and beyond)

There’s not a better time to ride bikes in Central Oregon than the  start of fall. The air’s crisp, the trails are clear and there’s usually a delicious harvest beer (or two) waiting for you [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotCONTESTS + COMMUNITIES

Find a better way to get around Bend

Commute Options, champions of healthy transportation choices There’s always something going on in Bend during the summer and fall months – Bend Brewfest, concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheater, Munch & Music, Little Woody – [...]

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New parks in Bend

Riley Ranch Nature Reserve and Rockbridge Park now open Nestled along the east side of the Deschutes River, Riley Ranch Nature Reserve, which opened in December 2017, is composed of 184 acres of former private [...]

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Anthony’s partnering with Family Kitchen

Restaurant donating all perishable food during renovation Anthony’s at the Old Mill District is very excited to announce that they are getting a fresh, new look! The restaurant will close for one week for renovations. [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotHOLIDAYS

Give an Amazing Experience

You know what's better than an awesome Christmas present? An awesome experience. Give a gift this year that'll create memories that'll last a lifetime. Here's our recommendations: Guided Fly Fishing Trips from Confluence Fly Shop: [...]

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The story behind the cover

For the past three years, twin artists Lisa and Lori Lubbesmeyer, trailblazers in their chosen medium of fiber appliqué, have politely said no when asked about doing commissioned work. But there was one request they [...]

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Here’s Looking at You, Dad

Father’s Day is right around the corner and it’s got us thinking. Society’s dad stereotypes are pretty off base and we’re here to say we aren’t having it. We know you aren’t dinner burning, man [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotHISTORY

Historical Preservation in the Old Mill District

11 historic buildings reside in the Old Mill District May is Historic Preservation Month, a cause dear to our hearts here in the Old Mill District. For nearly a century, timber production was the unchallenged [...]

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Celebrating Oregon’s Wild & Scenic Rivers

Happy 50th birthday to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act! The state of Oregon is home to more than 110,000 miles of rivers, nearly 2,000 of which are designated as wild and scenic. That’s almost [...]

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Be a Thanksgiving Rock Star

Savory Spice's Chocolate Old Fashioned and Brussels & Black Garlic Gratin will rock your Turkey Day Anyone can bring mashed potatoes or sweet yams to a Thanksgiving gathering. But what about a chocolate take on [...]

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