Calendar of events 02-08 Dec. | GO! Magazine


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NWX Tour of Lights: Check out the Christmas decorations at NWX. Printed maps available at Tree Lighting on Thursdays, or stop by Roundabout Books throughout the tour to pick up a copy; free; NorthWest Crossing neighborhood, Bend; visitnwx.com

Thursday 02/2

Tai Chi Class: This holistic approach focuses on the whole body as well as mental and spiritual aspects. Taught by the great master Franklin; 9:30 am-10:30am; $ 15 to $ 70 the first class is free; TDS Dance Studio, 1601 Newport Ave, Bend; grandmasterfranklin.com or 541-797-9620.

Family Empowerment Luncheon: Latino Community Association Luncheon raises funds to support English, Computer and Citizenship classes, Employment Assistance, Legal Clinics, Tax Assistance, enrollment in health insurance, youth development and more; 11:45 a.m.-1: 00 p.m. $ 10 online ticket, additional donations appreciated; Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend; classy.org or 541-815-2401.

18th Annual COCC Holiday Art Sale: Browse a wide selection of handcrafted and whimsical art items created by COCC students and faculty; 12 pm-5pm; COCC Coats Campus Center-Wille Hall, 2600 NW College Way, Bend; cocc.edu or 541-383-7700.

Winter Nights Series: Join us after hours to see the latest exhibits. The Rimrock Café will be open to people for a beer or a bite to eat, as will the museum store; 4 pm-8pm; $ 10 adults, $ 6 children aged 3 to 12, free members; High Desert Museum, 59800 SUS Highway 97, Bend; highdesertmuseum.org or 541-382-4754.

Know Celebrate – Klezmer Fiddle and Yiddish Songs: Enjoy this intimate violin rendition of Yiddish folk songs; 4 pm-5pm; free; Deschutes Public Library, online; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1029.

Author event: “Atlas of the Heart”, by Brené Brown: author Brown will discuss his new novel on Zoom; 5 pm-6pm; Roundabout Books, online; rond-pointbookshop.com or 541-306-6564.

Wintervention: Hoodoo is offering over $ 50,000 in prizes, including lift tickets, lodging, skis, snowboards, gear, goods and more; 6 pm-8pm; Avid Cider, 550 Industrial Way, Bend; facebook.com/HoodooRecreation or 541-633-7757.

Author Event: “These Precious Days”, by Ann Patchett: The author will discuss her new novel via Zoom; 6 pm-7pm; Roundabout Books, online; rond-pointbookshop.com or 541-306-6564.

Trivia Night: We’re bringing a nostalgic twist to trivia games with large, hand-crafted replicas of Trivial Pursuit wheels; 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. free; Craft Kitchen & Brewery, 125 NW Oregon Ave, Bend or 541-749-8611.

Friday 12/3

Support League of Bend Holiday Decor Sale: A holiday decoration sale that features lovingly decorated trees, ribbons, ornaments, Santas, reindeer and more. The profits go to children and adults in need; 9 am-4pm; free; Bend Assistance League, 210 SE Urania Lane, Bend; http: // http: assistanceleage.org/bend or 541-389-2075.

18th Annual COCC Holiday Art Sale: Browse a wide selection of handcrafted and whimsical art items created by COCC students and faculty; 10 am-5pm; COCC Coats Campus Center-Wille Hall, 2600 NW College Way, Bend; cocc.edu or 541-383-7700.

SantaLand in the Old Mill District: Head to Center Plaza and take a free photo with the cheerful man in the big red suit; 11 am-3pm; free; Old Mill District, 450 SW Powerhouse Drive, Suite 422, Bend; oldmilldistrict.com or 541-312-0131.

Thrive Central Oregon Walk-In Consultations: Free 30-Minute Walk-In Consultations With Social Services To Connect To Housing, Medical Resources, Mental Health, Veterans, Social Security Assistance And More Again ; 1 pm-4pm; Bend Town Center Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-617-7050.

First Friday Art Walk in the Old Mill District: Tumalo Art Co., Lubbesmeyer Art Studio & Gallery, Amejko Artistry, Saxon’s Fine Jewelers, Winsome Construction and City Home will host events featuring a range of artists and mediums; 3 pm-6pm; Old Mill District, 450 SW Powerhouse Drive, Suite 422, Bend; oldmilldistrict.com or 541-312-0131.

Carolers in the Old Mill Neighborhood: Carolers of all ages will serenade the Old Mill neighborhood with their vacation favorites; 3 pm-4:30pm; Old Mill District, 450 SW Powerhouse Drive, Suite 422, Bend; oldmilldistrict.com or 541-312-0131.

Bend Community Tree Lighting & Holiday Art Walk: Join the community for tree lighting atop Drake Park; 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. free; Downtown Bend, 916 NW Wall St, Bend; centrevillebend.org or 541-788-3628.

25th Anniversary Party: Kick off the winter season by celebrating with limited-edition Oregon Adaptive Sports products and the BBC’s latest winter beer; 5 pm-10pm; Bend Brewing Company, 1019 NW Brooks St., Bend; facebook.com/Bend-Brewing-Co or 541-383-1599.

Knowledge is Power Tree Workshop: This course is essential for learning how to manage your trees in the central Oregon climate, prevent disease for the longevity of their life, and take action on all of these topics at the right time. year ; 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. free; The Shop Forestry & Supply, 63120 Nels Anderson Road, Bend; eventbrite.com or 360-461-6473.

“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”: this film is the first in a series of holiday films to be shown at the Tower Theater; 7 p.m. $ 10 to $ 15 plus fees; Tower Theater, 835 NW Wall St., Bend; towertheatre.org or 541-317-0700.

Miracle on 34th Street – The Play: a holiday classic adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies; 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. $ 27 adult, senior / student $ 25; Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; cascadestheatrical.org or 541-389-0803.

Live Tales – “Metamorphosis”: Storytellers Peter Gunby, Katy Ipock, Pauly Anderson and Diane Allen performing live; 7:30 p.m. $ 25 plus fees; Craft Kitchen & Brewery, 62988 Layton Ave., Suite 103, Bend; craftoregon.com or 541-668-1766.

Fantastic Fridaze Dance Party: Dance to the sound of DJ N8ture with visuals and a great dance floor; 9 p.m. free; Midtown Ballroom, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; midtownballroom.com or 541-408-4329.

Saturday 12/4

Support League of Bend Holiday Decor Sale: A holiday decoration sale that features lovingly decorated trees, ribbons, ornaments, Santas, reindeer and more. The profits go to children and adults in need; 9 am-1pm; free; Bend Assistance League, 210 SE Urania Lane, Bend; http: // http: assistanceleage.org/bend or 541-389-2075.

Know Celebrate – Sisters High School Jazz Choir Caroling: Enjoy the holiday harmonies at an outdoor singing event; 11 am-12pm; free; Sisters’ Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St., Sisters; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1070.

SantaLand in the Old Mill District: get off at Center Plaza and take a free photo with the cheerful man in the big red suit; 11 am-3pm; free; Old Mill District, 450 SW Powerhouse Drive, Suite 422, Bend; oldmilldistrict.com or 541-312-0131.

Bend Christmas Parade: Christmas floats will cross downtown for the 30th year; noon; Downtown Bend, Bend; bendchristmasparade.org.

“Elf”: This film is the second in a series of holiday films to be screened at the Tower Theater; 7 p.m. $ 10 to $ 15 plus fees; Tower Theater, 835 NW Wall St., Bend; towertheatre.org or 541-317-0700.

‘Miracle on 34th Street’ – The Play: A holiday classic adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies; 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. $ 27 adult, senior / student $ 25; Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Ave, Bend; cascadestheatrical.org or 541-389-0803.

Cory Michaelis & Andrew Rivers: comedians Andrew Rivers and Cory Michaelis team up for an evening of laughs; 8 pm-11pm; $ 15 to $ 30; Midtown Ballroom, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; eventbrite.com or 541-408-4329.

Comedy in the trade: comedians Cody Michael, Erin Oren and Stuart Wilson will perform; 8 p.m. $ 15 online, $ 20 at the door; Craft Kitchen & Brewery, 62988 Layton Ave., Suite 103, Bend; ipockolypticproductions.wordpress.com or 541-668-1766.

Sunday 5/12

Not Cho ‘Grandma’s Bingo: The weekly bingo game will take place on the brewery terrace; 10:00 am; the price of the cards varies depending on the game; Silver Moon Brewing, 24 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; silvermoonbrewing.com or 541-388-8331.

Miracle on 34th Street – The Play: a holiday classic adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies; 2 pm-4pm; $ 27 adult, senior / student $ 25; Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Ave, Bend; cascadestheatrical.org or 541-389-0803.

A Novel Idea Unveiled 2022: Be among the first to know the book selected for A Novel Idea 2022; 4 pm-5pm; free; Deschutes Public Library, online; deschutespubliclibrary.org

Hanukkah celebration: go see the giant menorah lighting and enjoy food and friends; 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. free; Shalom Bayit, Modoc Lane, Bend; jccobend.org or 541-668-6887.

Monday 6/6

Quiz Mondays: Bring your team of up to four people and find a place to play for a chance to win prizes in weekly quiz quizzes; 6:00 p.m. Legend Cider Co, 52670 Hwy 97, La Pine; facebook.com/legendcider or 541-610-3357.

Natural History Pub – The Changing Glaciers of Oregon and the American West: Join Portland State Glaciologist Andrew Fountain to learn about glacier changes in Oregon and the West the United States and its connection to glaciers elsewhere; 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. free; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend; highdesertmuseum.org or 541-382-4754.

Tuesday 12/7

Tai Chi Class: This holistic approach focuses on the whole body as well as mental and spiritual aspects. Taught by the great master Franklin; 9:30 am-10:30am; $ 15 to $ 70 the first class is free; TDS Dance Studio, 1601 Newport Ave, Bend; grandmasterfranklin.com or 541-797-9620.

Writers Writing – How to Self-Edit: This workshop will focus on the skills you need to edit your own work. Amanda Skenandore is the award-winning author of three historical novels; 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. free registration required; Deschutes Public Library, online; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-617-7050.

Adult Co-Ed Dodgeball: Learn to play or hone your skills with Social League Dodgeball. Open to all skill levels, abilities, genders and levels of competitiveness; 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. $ 7; Central Oregon Community College – Mazama Gym, 2600 NW College Way, Bend; benddodgeball.com or 541-383-7700.

Out of Thin Air improvisation theater: The local improvisation troupe will create scenes and sketches based on the audience’s suggestions; 8 p.m. $ 10 to $ 15 plus fees; Open Space Event Studios, 220 NE Lafayette Ave, Bend; openspace.studio.

Wednesday 08/12 /

Wine Wednesdays at the Flights Wine Bar: Happy hour all day every Wednesday wine; Flights Wine Bar, 59868 Calgary Loop, Bend; volswinebend.com or 541-728-0753.

Living Well with Chronic Diseases: Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson County Health Departments are offering this six-week online course to support people living with chronic illnesses; 2 pm-4pm; free suggested donation of $ 10 for the workbook; Your health in central Oregon; votresantecentraloregon.org.

Comedy Open Mic: Go downstairs and watch comics come up with new tunes or get up and try to defend yourself; 8 pm-10pm; free; Craft Kitchen & Brewery, 62988 Layton Ave., Suite 103, Bend; ipockolypticproductions.wordpress.com.


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