Bird walks back in 2019

The Old Mill District and the East Cascades Audubon Society are again offering free weekly bird walks in Bend to the public every other Friday, April 5 through May 17. These free walks are guided by an expert from the local Audubon Society and wind around the trails of the Old Mill District that run along the Deschutes River. [...]


2019-02-20T21:29:42+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Events|0 Comments

Saffron Month at Savory Spice

The Month of Love is in full swing here in the Old Mill District. There's dinner and drink specials, WinterFest, gift suggestions and even special membership deals from CycleBar Bend designed to share the love of fitness. And it's also Saffron Month at Savory Spice. What is saffron, you ask? Harvested from the saffron crocus plant [...]


2019-02-08T21:03:25+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Dining & Drinking, Holidays, Shopping & Specials|0 Comments

Winter bike rides

Warm temperatures in January makes for great riding weather We like to ride bikes in Bend. From flowy singletrack and scenic road rides to remote gravel adventures and urban cruise routes, Bend boasts one of the most eclectic bike scenes on the West Coast. And in weather like this weekend, it's entirely possible to keep riding [...]


2019-01-24T16:56:37+00:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Activities|2 Comments

Bend Hot Yoga offering free classes!

Longtime yoga studio celebrating 15 years in Bend Bend Hot Yoga, formerly Bikram Yoga Bend, is offering a week of free yoga classes from Feb. 3 to Feb. 10 to ring in its 15th year of business. "We wanted to send out a huge thanks to (everyone) that's supported our success over the past 15 years," [...]


2019-01-25T18:31:25+00:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Events|0 Comments

The Deschutes River Migratory Corridor

Not all Birds Fly South for the Winter Do you have a hankering to catch a glimpse of a downy woodpecker?  Or perhaps a belted kingfisher? The Deschutes River is a vital migratory pathway through Central Oregon for birds of all kinds. The Old Mill District is also home to dozens of species of birds and [...]


2019-01-11T00:49:46+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Activities|0 Comments

Special screenings of WWI documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old”

Back by popular demand, Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Pictures have partnered to bring Academy Award-winner Peter Jackson’s poignant WWI documentary, "They Shall Not Grow Old," to cinemas, presented in 2D and RealD™ 3D. Jackson's film will be shown on Jan. 21 at the Regal Old Mill 16 & IMAX at 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. [...]


2019-01-08T22:35:44+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Events, History|0 Comments

The Met Opera: Live in HD

Live opera performances on the big screen Now in its 13th season, The Met: Live in HD 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. Already underway, the 2018-19 season features 11 transmissions, including four new productions and a special holiday [...]


2019-01-08T00:40:41+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Events|0 Comments

Best of the blog 2018

Before we jump headfirst into 2019, we're taking some time to reflect on the past year. Specifically, we're looking at what were our most popular blog posts in 2018. What were folks most curious about when they wanted to see what was going on in Bend and the Old Mill District? Well, we dove deep into [...]


2018-12-13T18:42:07+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Activities, History, Holiday 2018, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Head east to the Oregon Badlands

Photo by Greg Burke, courtesy of the Oregon Natural Desert Association Say Hello to Central Oregon’s Backyard Wilderness Located just 15 miles east of Bend, the Oregon Badlands is a 30,000-acre wilderness area filled with fascinating lava flows and ancient juniper trees. Arriving in the Badlands, so named for its rugged and harsh terrain, can feel [...]


2018-12-18T18:56:39+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Activities|0 Comments

Family Winter Escapes

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 fat bike opportunities. Want to really mix things up? Channel your inner Jack London and book a dog-sledding ride. Or better yet, bring your [...]


2019-01-28T19:32:22+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Activities, Events, Holiday 2018|2 Comments
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