Breakfast with Santa in Bend

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The Christmas Season is upon us and I am amazed at the wide variety of holiday events and activities available here in Bend. For being such a small town, there are so many kid-friendly options to help create fun family memories during the month of December. One of our favorite holiday traditions, which began last year at The Pine Tavern …

Don’t Miss the Sunriver Grand Illumination

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* Sunriver Resort brings on the fun this Saturday at their annual Sunriver Grand Illumination event. This is an outdoor event featuring a “North Pole” tent, which is heated & offers tons of fun for the little ones!   Last year, our kiddos enjoyed holiday crafts, face painting & magic! There were also cool local artisans, a few food trucks and a bar for …

Ski Gear & FREE Beer at Powder House!

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Trust me, you don’t want to miss Powder House’s annual Powder Palooza event. Is there a better way to launch the biggest pre-season winter snow gear sale of the year than to have an awesome party? There will be live music, FREE food provided by Baldy’s BBQ and FREE beer from Cascade Lakes Brewing Company!  Powder House sure knows how to do …

Pumpkin Patch Fun at Smith Rock Ranch

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Fall is in the air & pumpkins are everywhere! I experienced the coolest pumpkin patch I’ve ever been to last fall, just outside of Bend. In Texas & Florida the “pumpkin patches” were either in a school or church parking lot, in the sweltering heat. At Smith Rock Ranch, we had the pleasure of walking through hundreds of pumpkins to …

Exclusive Smith Rock Farm to Fork Dinner

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Are you looking for an idea for a special date night? Or maybe wanting to try some delicious local food in Bend? Here is a unique opportunity to join Aperion Management Group, as they host the inaugural Farm to Fork: Sunset at Smith Rock dinner on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 5pm. The event benefits Heart of Oregon Corps.               …

Munch and Movies

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* Munch and Movies debuts this Friday at Compass Park in Northwest Crossing. This is a fun event for the family and runs every Friday August 19 through September 9. As the name implies, it is an outdoor movie shown in the park. This year the line-up includes Zootopia, Guardians of the Galaxy, Inside Out…  *        * …

Check Out Bend’s Family Friendly Art Scene!

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Sharing art experiences with our kids makes for wonderful childhood memories, family bonding, and quality family time together. That is the reason I am so pleasantly surprised that Bend has a very accessible local art scene and plenty of classes for adults and kids alike!                    Coming from a big city where …

Let the Good Times Roll at Munch and Music!

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Head on down to Drake Park Thursdays this summer to enjoy the free concert in the park. July brings back one of my favorite events…Munch and Music! Bring your lawn blanket, low-profile chairs, and your sweatshirt and settle in for another fun summer night here in Bend. Be sure to come with an empty stomach, as you will find a …