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Central Oregon Weekend Planner – August 17, 2023

Central Oregon Weekend Planner – August 17, 2023.

Here is our Central Oregon weekend planner, created each week to showcase events throughout Central Oregon!


Selected Events

THEATER IN THE PARK: RENT
Join us for a celebration of love, friendship, and revolution with RENT! Don’t miss this unique theater experience held outside in the heart of downtown Bend. August 18 & 19 in Drake Park ​Seating Options Join us for appetizers and drinks with the purchase of a VIP ticket. VIP seating opens at 5 pm – VIP tickets include appetizers and one beverage of your choice. https://bendticket.com/

COMEDY ROAST BATTLE AT THE CAPITOL
Join the best comics from all over Central Oregon for an epic and ruthless roast battle, featuring local celebrity guests as your judges for the night. Join us for a night of pure fire and hilarity. You won’t want to miss this rare and missed event. https://bendticket.com/

“GOLD DUST” WORLD’S BEST TRIBUTE TO FLEETWOOD MAC
Gold Dust is a tribute band that honors and celebrates the music of Fleetwood Mac. Started by lead singer, Windy Wahlke, the band has worked with dedication, love, and passion. Hardtails Bar & Grill https://bendticket.com/events/gold-dust-worlds-best-tribute-to-fleetwood-mac-8-19-2023

FAMILY FUN BINGO
Every Child Central Oregon is partnering with The YOUNI Movement to bring a fun family experience to Bingo! Kids play bingo for free for a chance to win toys, adults may purchase bingo cards for a chance to win cash. 5 games played with a child and adult winner after each round. https://everychildcentraloregon-bloom.kindful.com/e/family-fun-bingo

QUILT SHOW IN THE PARK
Mount Bachelor Quilters Guild is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with its annual Quilt Show in the Park, culminating with the quilt raffle drawing at 3:30. Over 100 quilts in a beautiful outdoor setting. https://mtbachelorquiltersguild.typepad.com/home/

90’S DANCE PARTY
Join the best dance party of the summer. Prizes and gift cards for the best dressed, best dance moves, and whoever truly embodies the ’90s! Saturday, August 19th, 7 pm – 10 pm at The Waypoint

FLOAT PARTY WITH LIFESTYLE WAKE
Join Lifestyle Wake for its biannual float party at Lake Billy Chinook. Keep an eye on its social media for the exact location on the lake. They’ll have a party barge and will be hosting boat, foil and board demos. Social media: @lifestylewake

FOREST BATHING
Slow down, rest, and connect to your roots with a guided forest bathing walk. Begin with a guided deepening into the senses and be led through a series of invitations that offer the opportunity for deeper relaxation and connection with yourself and the living world. Concludes with wildcrafted tea. https://www.rootedpresence.com/upcoming-events

CASCADE CAR SHOW
Join us for the annual Cascade Car Show in Downtown Redmond. This show features classics and newer modified cars, trucks, and motorcycles. All vehicles are eligible to win trophies.

FINDING NEMO THE MUSICAL
Disney’s Finding Nemo The Musical is a 60-minute musical adaptation of the beloved 2003 Pixar movie Finding Nemo, with new music by award-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez.


See Also…

Local Event Calendars:

Local Chambers of Commerce Event Calendars:

For events elsewhere in Oregon, head to Travel Oregon’s Event Calendar and/or see our other event calendars at https://northwest-knowledge.com/category/events/.


Popular On Streaming Services (Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, etc.)

HIDDEN STRIKE
Two elite soldiers must escort civilians through a gauntlet of gunfire and explosions in this film starring Jackie Chan and John Cena. (Netflix)

SUPERCELL

Good-hearted teenager William always lived in hope of following in his late father’s footsteps and becoming a storm chaser. His father’s legacy has now been turned into a storm-chasing tourist business, managed by the greedy and reckless Zane Rogers, who is now using William as the main attraction to lead a group of unsuspecting adventurers deep into the eye of the most dangerous supercell ever seen. (Hulu

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOLUME 3
Peter Quill, still reeling from the loss of Gamora, must rally his team around him to defend the universe along with protecting one of their own. A mission that, if not completed successfully, could quite possibly lead to the end of the Guardians as we know them. (Disney+)


Currently Playing Movies

Click here for most local theater schedules OR choose from the following:





  • COMING SOON:
    • Premiering Thursday, September 28
    • 2023.09.01 – THE GAME PLAN (2007) [FREE movies in the park] @ Pioneer Park, Prineville
    • 2023.09.03 – THEY LIVE (1988) [35th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.05 – DESPICABLE ME 3 (2017) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.05 – SPIRIT UNTAMED (2021) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.06 – DESPICABLE ME 3 (2017) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.06 – SPIRIT UNTAMED (2021) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.06 – THEY LIVE (1988) [35th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.08 – JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (2017) [FREE movies in the park] @ Pioneer Park, Prineville
    • 2023.09.13 – CHRISTINE (1983) [40th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.13 – COCO (2017) @ Tower Theatre [FREE! But you must book a ticket in advance!]
    • 2023.09.14 – CHRISTINE (1983) [40th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.15 – NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM (2006) [FREE movies in the park] @ Pioneer Park, Prineville
    • 2023.08.16 – RENÉE FLEMING’S CITIES THAT SING: VENICE (2023) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.17 – RAIN MAN (1988) [35th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.08.18-19 – ROUTE 60: THE BIBLICAL HIGHWAY (2023) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.20 – RAIN MAN (1988) [35th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.22 – CARS (2006) [FREE movies in the park] @ Pioneer Park, Prineville
    • 2023.09.23 – LEGEND HAS IT (2023) @ Tower Theatre
    • 2023.09.23 – Ghibli 2023: HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (2004) [subbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.24 – Ghibli 2023: HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (2004) [dubbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.25 – Ghibli 2023: HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (2004) [dubbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.26 – Ghibli 2023: HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (2004) [subbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.27 – Ghibli 2023: HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (2004) [dubbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.09.28 – International Fly Fishing Film Festival (2023) @ Tower Theatre
    • 2023.10.01 – THE EXORCIST (1973) [50th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.04 – THE EXORCIST (1973) [50th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.05 – MOTHER TERESA AND ME (2022) [50th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.21 – The Met Opera: DEAD MAN WALKING (2023) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.22 – THE BIRDS (1963) [60th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.22 – THE DOMINO REVIVAL (2023) [60th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.25 – THE BIRDS (1963) [60th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.21 – The Met Opera: DEAD MAN WALKING (2023) [encore] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.28 – Ghibli 2023: SPIRITED AWAY (2001) [subbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.29 – Ghibli 2023: SPIRITED AWAY (2001) [dubbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.29 – MIRACLE IN EAST TEXAS (2019) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.30 – Ghibli 2023: SPIRITED AWAY (2001) [dubbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.30 – MIRACLE IN EAST TEXAS (2019) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.10.31 – Ghibli 2023: SPIRITED AWAY (2001) [subbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.11.01 – Ghibli 2023: SPIRITED AWAY (2001) [dubbed] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.11.06-7 – K-LOVE Live at Red Rocks (1983) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.11.12 – SCARFACE (1983) [40th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.11.15 – SCARFACE (1983) [40th anniversary] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.11.18 – The Met Opera: LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X (2023) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.11.29 – The Met Opera: LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X (2023) [encore] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.12.07 – FROZEN (2013) sing-a-long @ Tower Theatre
    • 2023.12.09 – The Met Opera: FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS (2023) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.12.10 – A CHRISTMAS STORY (1983) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.12.13 – A CHRISTMAS STORY (1983) @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX
    • 2023.12.09 – The Met Opera: FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS (2023) [encore] @ Regal Old Mill 16, ScreenX, & IMAX

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Mitch Darby

I am a real estate broker, architect (both licensed in the State of Oregon), and life-long Oregonian. If you are looking to buy or sell, I can help! I have Northwest Knowledge and am proud to be associated with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Real Estate's Forever Brand!

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