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Cheers to the Wild & Scenic River Act!

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 2 percent of the state's river miles! Help celebrate this landmark legislation with events throughout year sponsored by various Central Oregon [...]


2018-03-21T18:48:39+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: Contests & Community, Events|0 Comments

Get Outdoors Together

The couple that rides, skies and paddles together, stays together. In Bend, the perfect day date often includes a little bit of dirt and snow. Here's a couple of our favorite winter outdoor date ideas:       Nordic ski at Virginia Meissner Sno-Park Grab your skinny skies and enjoy more than 40 kilometers of free groomed [...]


2018-03-06T01:30:20+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Contests & Community|0 Comments

Drink It Up: Wine Tasting in Bend

We all know Bend's a great beer town. But it's also becoming one heck of a place to experience some of the fantastic wines that are coming out of the Pacific Northwest. VA PIANO VINEYARDS If there's a better concept than bringing the rich, complex red wines of Walla Walla, Washington, to a riverside tasting room [...]


2018-03-06T02:18:18+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Contests & Community, Dining & Drinking, Live Music|0 Comments

The Perfect Bend Date

Look no further, we've created the perfect all-day Bend, Oregon date. OK, there's probably about a million ways to enjoy the beauty and energy that is Bend. But with a little help from AMZ Productions we put together what we think is a pretty darn good way to spend an afternoon in this gem of a [...]


2018-02-15T21:53:19+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Contests & Community, Dining & Drinking|2 Comments

Keep the Love Alive!

Bend's great for beers, bikes and spectacular all-day dates Whether you live in Bend, love to visit Bend or just can't stop liking photos of Bend on Instagram, you probably know our beautiful city is a pretty special place. Bike riding here rocks. We have a multitude of rad breweries. Our restaurant scene punches way above [...]


2018-02-07T20:47:32+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Contests & Community, Dining & Drinking, Holidays|0 Comments

Fun and fit in the Old Mill District

We're an active bunch here in Bend. But between the bike, ski and stand up paddleboard yoga with your dog seasons, you've got to stay fit, and there's no better place in Central Oregon to train than the Old Mill District. Orangetheory Fitness: Get ready for the most effective workout you've ever experienced. Offering high [...]


2018-02-01T04:50:36+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Contests & Community|2 Comments


A Four Day Feast of Inspiration, Activism, and Art Written by Amanda Stuermer, World Muse Founder Each year around this time, I start to feel my anticipation building as we plan for our annual MUSE Conference, and I try to imagine the ripples that will spread out into our local community and beyond. This year’s event [...]


Win a Bend Winter Adventure Getaway

You Could Win a Bend, Oregon Winter Getaway for Two - Enter Now! Whether you are a Bendite or traveling from afar, this will be a fun celebration of the joys of winter. Share with us the ingredients for your favorite winter day and be entered to win! And don't forget to tag #OldMillDistrict to [...]


Make it a weekend of wintry fun at Oregon Winterfest

Now in it’s 18th year, the Oregon Winterfest returns February 17-19 to the Old Mill District in Bend, Oregon and with it a whole weekend of festivities. More than a little quirky and a lot of fun, Winterfest takes celebrating our season of snow to the next level. Return visitors know that there is something for [...]


2017-02-10T03:21:37+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Categories: Contests & Community|0 Comments

Sage leadership at Savory Spice Shop in Bend

Guest Blog written by Stephanie Olson There’s no doubt that Savory Spice Shop has changed how Bend, Oregon cooks. From the freshness of their spices to their community donations, education, and the way their spices end up on the menus of all the best restaurants, it’s clear that the Spice Shop has simply made Bend taste [...]


2016-12-27T02:13:34+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Contests & Community|Tags: |0 Comments
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