Book signing at Hello Sunshine

Hello Sunshine is beyond excited to be hosting a meet and greet book signing on Saturday, December 8, from 1-4 p.m. with local author and illustrator, Kristen Riggle! Kristen is not only the voice behind the sweet rhythmic children’s book, "Little Bird Explores Bend," but also the creator of the story’s colorful pictures. The book follows the [...]


2018-11-26T23:50:27+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Events, Holiday 2018, Uncategorized|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 [...]


2018-11-27T19:31:02+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Activities|0 Comments

Free Spirit grand opening coming soon!

You ready to get your ninja on? Free Spirit, a unique fitness facility for adults and kids, is set to open in the Old Mill District this January. For adults, Free Spirit will offer quality yoga and fitness classes as well as obstacle-based open gym. For kids they've got super fun yoga, fitness and ninja warrior [...]


2018-11-16T23:34:54+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Shopping & Specials|0 Comments

Good Tree Hunting

Start a new holiday tradition by cutting down your own tree A great way to kick off the holiday season in Central Oregon is to hike into the Deschutes or Ochoco National Forest and cut down your own Christmas tree. You’ll be able to choose from Douglas Firs, White Firs, Incense Cedars, Lodgepole Pines and Ponderosa [...]


2018-11-15T17:43:36+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Holidays|0 Comments

Bend Holiday Events

Santa, carolers and community highlight the season It’s impossible to be in Bend during the holidays and not feel festive. From Celebrity Santas and roving carolers in the Old Mill District to the Jingle Bell Run and Christmas parade downtown, the eggnog flows like wine in this part of Oregon during the holiday months. Here's some [...]


2018-11-08T19:21:27+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Events, Holidays, Live Music|0 Comments

Santa Flies into the Old Mill District

Just one day after the I Like Pie Run on Thanksgiving, Santa Claus hitches a ride into the Les Schwab Amphitheater with his helicopter buddies from AirLink. Our connections in the North Pole say Santa will arrive around 10:15 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23. Santa traditionally chats with children and families after he land before heading [...]


2018-11-02T21:54:53+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Activities, Events, Holiday 2018, Holidays|0 Comments

I Like Pie Run

Thanksgiving Day fun run raises money for local nonprofits Come celebrate the Turkey Day spirit with the iconic I Like Pie Run in the Old Mill District and help raises money for NeighborhImpact and Girls on the Run on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m.. Oh, and earn some pre-Thanksgiving feast pie. Participants can choose from [...]


2018-11-02T20:47:36+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Activities, Events, Holiday 2018|0 Comments

Menorah Lighting in the Old Mill District

Celebrate Chanukah this year with the annual menorah lighting in the Old Mill District's Center Plaza on Sunday, Dec. 2. Presented by the Chabad of Central Oregon, this year's ceremony will start at 4:30 p.m. Fire jugglers kick off the festivities before the lighting of the menorah. A chocolate coin drop, hot drinks, potato latkes and [...]


2018-11-02T20:17:45+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Activities, Events, Holiday 2018, Holidays|0 Comments

Holiday Lights Paddle Parade

It's a Bend holiday tradition like none other. Join us Friday, Dec. 14 for Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe's 2018 Holiday Lights Paddle Parade and the opening night of the store's annual holiday sale! Every year Bend’s most dedicated paddling enthusiasts dress up their canoes and kayaks in bright lights and hol­i­day garb for a pad­dle [...]


2018-11-02T16:10:46+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Activities, Events, Holiday 2018, Holidays|0 Comments

SantaLand in the Old Mill District

We love the Man in Red in Bend. After flying in on an AirLink helicopter on Friday, Nov. 23, Santa Claus will make his way to SantaLand in the Old Mill District, located this year between desperado and Avalon Salon. Families can stop in and take pictures will Jolly St. Nick every Friday through Sunday after [...]


2018-11-01T22:32:16+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Activities, Events, Holiday 2018, Holidays|0 Comments
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