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Central Oregon Weekend Planner – May 9, 2024

Central Oregon Weekend Planner 05 May

Central Oregon Weekend Planner – May 9, 2024.

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


Selected Events

KIDS NINJA WARRIOR SPRING BREAK CAMP
Drop off your kids for an unforgettable experience at Free Spirit’s Kids Ninja Warrior Spring Break Camp! Our seasoned ninja coaches will lead them through exhilarating team games and tricky Ninja Warrior challenges to enhance their jumping, balancing, climbing, agility, and speed skills. Our inclusive camp fosters positive vibes, providing an ideal setting to make connections with like-minded peers who share a burning passion for Ninja Warrior. Act quickly as spots fill up fast! Enroll your kids today to ensure they don’t miss out on the heart-pounding thrill of Ninja Warrior timed races – an adrenaline rush for all! This is a perfect chance for inviting friends and siblings to join in on the fun too – let’s do this, ninjas! https://visitbend.com/event/kids-ninja-warrior-spring-break-camp/2024-05-10/

WANDERLUST TOURS | CROOKED RIVER CALDERA DARK SKIES WEEKEND
Treat yourself to a weekend getaway in Prineville! Wanderlust will be hosting various hikes throughout the weekend that feature amazing views, incredible stargazing opportunities, and of course, incredible natural & cultural history interpretation. Friday, May 10th – Sunday, May 12th. https://www.wanderlusttours.com/prineville-dark-skies

CENTRAL OREGON TACO FESTIVAL
Experience the Central Oregon Taco Fest, where the whole family can join in the fun. Kids can discover the art of crafting their own guacamole and tacos, while our music stage features mariachi bands and even a Selena look-alike competition. Laugh as our Chihuahua dogs race for prizes. Savor the flavors of Latin cuisine with beer and tequila tastings, and tantalize your taste buds with a variety of taco trucks. Join us as we celebrate the remarkable cultural influence of Latin countries on the world. The inaugural Central Oregon Taco Fest takes place on Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 11, 2024, 10 am – 10 pm in the Old Mill District. https://visitbend.com/event/central-oregon-taco-festival/

SUMMER SCENTS: PERFUME MAKING FOR BEGINNERS AT JUNIPER PRESERVE
Hikisheme’s Kristine Ambrose will bring her beginning fragrance-making workshop to Juniper Preserve! Join us for a guided blending session using aromatic materials associated with floral and herbal growth. Learn the art of smelling and blending as the class explores aromas of spring and summer. Then, learn to blend scents using the palette of perfume materials selected for summer and create your own formula. Each participant will go home with a 5ml spray bottle of their aromatic creation! https://juniperpreserve.com/events/summer-scents-perfume-making-for-beginners/

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH: FIT FOR A QUEEN
Join us for a lavish brunch where every detail is taken care of. From the opulent setting to the regal menu offerings, every moment is catered to honor mom’s majesty! Seating options at 10:30 am & 1 pm in Chanterelle Ballroom – Reservations Required. Date: Sunday, May 12th Time: Two seatings available at 10:30 AM & 1:00 PM Location: Chanterelle Ballroom Price: $85/adult & $30/child Reservations: Required! https://juniperpreserve.com/events/mothers-day-brunch/

MOTHER’S DAY MARKET AT THE DISTILLERY
Bring mom (or friends, grandparents, acquaintances, or yourself!) to our 2024 Mother’s Day Market. This year we are featuring several local vendors with a variety of goods, as well as a food truck, raffle giveaway, and more. We recognize that motherhood comes in many forms, and all are welcome at this event. May 11, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, 740 NE 1st St in Bend. https://oregonspiritdistillers.com/event-directory/

LCD SOUNDSYSTEM | KINDA TOUR 2024
LCD Soundsystem officially kicks off the 2024 Les Schwab Tires Concert Series at Hayden Homes Amphitheater on May 14! https://www.bendconcerts.com/events/event/lcd-soundsystem

LADIES NETWORKING AND LINE DANCING NIGHT
Join us for an unforgettable evening of networking, laughter, and line dancing designed exclusively for the fabulous businesswomen in our community. Co-hosted by Bend Boss Babes and Swing ‘N’ Line.. May 14 at 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. https://www.facebook.com/p/Cross-Eyed-Cricket-100063880396471/

BEND FARMERS MARKET – DOWNTOWN
The Bend Farmers Market is a true farmers market dedicated to supporting the viability of local farmers, ranchers, and food producers who offer fresh local produce, protein, and farm products to the people of Central Oregon. You won’t find jewelry or arts and crafts at our market, but you will find an outdoor grocery store full of sustainably produced products to nourish you and your family. May 15 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on NW Brooks St. https://visitbend.com/event/bend-farmers-market-downtown/2024-05-15/

SPRING KICK-OFF

Join Pollinator Pathway Bend for a plant-filled afternoon celebrating the start of spring! Hear about upcoming Pollinator Pathway events and tips on gardening with native plants. Enjoy light refreshments, connect with fellow plant enthusiasts, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Wintercreek Nursery while browsing the native plants available for purchase. This is a free event, but registration is required and space is limited. May 15 at 63405 Deschutes Market Road from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. https://pollinatorpathwaybend.org/events

CRAFTS & DRAFTS BREWERY PAINT PARTIES
Unleash your inner artist and join us for a fun-filled evening of Crafts & Drafts at Craft Kitchen & Brewery. Our adult paint nights are the perfect way to unwind and explore your creative side, all while enjoying delicious craft beers and good company. No experience is necessary, and our expert instructors will guide you through the painting process step-by-step. Come join us for a night of laughter, creativity, and good times. May 16 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. https://craftoregon.com/events/


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

WHICH BRINGS ME TO YOU
Two romantic burnouts, Jane and Will, are immediately drawn to each other at a mutual friend’s wedding. After a disastrous hookup in the coatroom, the two spend the next 24 hours together, trading candid confessions of messy histories and heartbreak, on the off chance that this fling might be the real thing. (Netflix)

HONEYMOONISH
Two newlyweds on their honeymoon discover that they are different in almost every way — but can these opposites attract? (Hulu)

COCO
Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. (Disney+)


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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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