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Old Mill District Blog2019-11-19T23:30:50-08:00

old-mill-square-carrotMOST RECENT POSTS

What we’re reading, watching and listening to

Blog, video and podcast recommendations from the Old Mill District staff Life right now is a bit … different. As we’re all struggling to find a new normal, we’ve put together a list of websites, [...]

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Kona Mix Plate, a family affair

A Slice of Paradise in the High Desert Currently open for takeout and to-go orders Words and photos by Gwen Shoemaker For nearly a decade, Kona Mix Plate has been serving up a taste of [...]

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Cooking at home

Ginger's and Savory are here to help with home meals As we're all cooking more meals at home during this global crisis, Savory Spice and Ginger's Kitchenware both remain open with curbside pick-up service and [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotSHOPPING + SPECIALS

Ginger’s taps into new cooking oils

Longtime Old Mill District kitchenware store ads olive oils and vinegars on tap By: KM Collins Ginger's Kitchenware is tapping into a whole new world of products. The longtime Old Mill District cooking and kitchenware destination has added premium Olivelle olive oil and vinegars, available on tap, to its store [...]

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LSA Locals’ Deal at the Ticket Mill

Buy concert tickets at the Ticket Mill and save on service fees We take a lot of pride in doing everything we can to get as many Les Schwab Amphitheater concert tickets in the hands of Central Oregonians. For almost every show at the Amphitheater, approximately 300 tickets are available [...]

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Ideas for an epic Valentine’s Day in Bend

Happy Valentine's Week! Yep, depending on when you're reading this, there's just seven days - or less - to come up with a little something special for that special someone in your life. Don't fret, we've got some ideas for you! Oregon WinterFest Wine Walk, Feb 14 from 5-8 p.m.: [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotDINING + DRINKING

Kona Mix Plate, a family affair

A Slice of Paradise in the High Desert Currently open for takeout and to-go orders Words and photos by Gwen Shoemaker For nearly a decade, Kona Mix Plate has been serving up a taste of [...]

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Takeout and delivery options in the Old Mill District

Grab meals to-go or have the sent right to your door from Old Mill District restaurants Restaurants in the Old Mill District are offering a variety of takeout, delivery and curbside services during these unprecedented [...]

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Anthony’s celebrates Oyster Month this March

Anthony’s at the Old Mill District is celebrating the bounty of Northwest oysters this March with it's annual Oyster Month! Featuring fresh oysters carefully selected from cold, clean Pacific waters, Anthony's is serving up oysters [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotEVENTS

LSA Locals’ Deal at the Ticket Mill

Buy concert tickets at the Ticket Mill and save on service fees We take a lot of pride in doing everything we can to get as many Les Schwab Amphitheater concert tickets in the hands of Central Oregonians. For almost every show at the Amphitheater, approximately 300 tickets are available [...]

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Ideas for an epic Valentine’s Day in Bend

Happy Valentine's Week! Yep, depending on when you're reading this, there's just seven days - or less - to come up with a little something special for that special someone in your life. Don't fret, we've got some ideas for you! Oregon WinterFest Wine Walk, Feb 14 from 5-8 p.m.: [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotLIVE MUSIC

LSA Locals’ Deal at the Ticket Mill

Buy concert tickets at the Ticket Mill and save on service fees We take a lot of pride in doing everything we can to get as many Les Schwab Amphitheater concert tickets in the hands [...]

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Carolers in the Old Mill District

Come experience glorious sounds of local choir groups this holiday season in the Old Mill District. Throughout December we’ll feature various choral groups along the river and throughout our shops and restaurants. Here’s the complete [...]

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Upcoming Robert Plant show concludes 2019 concert season at LSA

Bend to host Led Zeppelin vocalist's only Oregon show Rock legend Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters close out the 2019 Les Schwab Amphitheater concert season in Bend on Thursday, Oct. 3, with their [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotACTIVITIES

Bend Brewfest applications to open Feb. 1

Annual Bend, Oregon beer festival is scheduled for August 13-15 The annual Bend Brewfest will begin accepting brewery applications on Feb. 1 for participation in its 2020 event, held August 13-15 this year at the [...]

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Guided winter tours in Bend

Let the experts show you the best of Central Oregon By Beau Eastes Whether you're interested in an epic snowshoeing adventure with buddies, exploring underground lava tubes with the kiddos, or finding the best winter [...]

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Winter bike rides in Bend

Warm temperatures in January makes for great riding weather By Beau Eastes We like to ride bikes in Bend. From flowy singletrack and scenic road rides to remote gravel adventures and urban cruise routes, Bend [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotCONTESTS + COMMUNITIES

You Can Never Watch Too Many Sunsets

It's Love Letter Week! Enter to Win a Chance to Receive a $50 Gift Card to Hello Sunshine AND a $50 Gift Card to Anthony's We're celebrating the connections that tie us all together [...]

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From One Star to Another

It's Love Letter Week! Enter to Win Dinner for Two at Hola!, Two Tickets to One of Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe’s Old Mill District Full Moon Paddle Tours, and a $100 Old Mill [...]

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To a Life Uncorked

It's Love Letter Day! Enter to Win a Bottle of Wine from Va Piano Vineyards & Naked Winery. Plus, Two Wine Glasses and a Bottle of Wine from Ginger's Kitchenware We're celebrating the connections [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotHOLIDAYS

Anthony’s Christmas and Christmas Eve menu

Join Anthony's at the Old Mill District to celebrate the upcoming holidays. In addition to their regular items, Anthony's will feature a special holiday menu on Christmas and Christmas Eve. Steak & Scampi Prawns Large [...]

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Family Winter Escapes

By Beau Eastes Central Oregon truly is a winter wonderland, especially for families - even those that don't downhill ski. The Bend area offers a multitude of tubing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating, Nordic skiing and [...]

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Tumalo Creek Holiday Lights Paddle Parade

It's a Bend holiday tradition like none other. Join us Friday, Dec. 13 for Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe's 2019 Holiday Lights Paddle Parade and the opening night of the store's annual holiday sale! Every [...]

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old-mill-square-carrotHISTORY

Percy A. Stevens – Bend’s First Casualty of the Great War

Bend High grad was one of 14 local men who died in World War I As we honor veterans on Veterans Day, we look back at Bend's first casualty of the Great War, the end [...]

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Fall 2019 arts, lectures and events

Cultural happenings in Bend and beyond There’s always something going on in Bend during the fall, from History Pubs and poetry workshops to visiting scholars and art talks. The arts, history, culture - they're all [...]

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Brooks-Scanlon mill remnants now house floral arrangements

Former mill waste burners have been converted into giant flower pots The past is ever present here in Bend. From the iconic powerhouse building and its three smokestacks that’s now home to REI to the [...]

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