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Getting Lit: Holiday Lights In Central Oregon

Light It Up. There’s nothing like magical colorful twinkling lights to make it feel like the holidays.  Grab your puffy coat and a hot drink and head outside to view some the area’s favorite seasonal illuminations. There are many places to see lights around town, but here’s our roundup of festive must-see places to get […]

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Bend, Oregon: Cold outside, Chili inside

It might be cold outside in Bend, but our team is heating things up with some chili… Thank you to all who came to our 4th annual FRED Team Chili Showdown and food drive for NeighborImpact!  It was an evening full of food, fun, and a life changing awards ceremony for this year’s big winners.      […]

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How To Chill Out This Winter In Bend, Oregon

We take winter seriously in Bend, Oregon. At the first flurry of snow, you’ll hear a collective cheering around town. Bendites welcome winter with open arms every year, because let’s face it, who doesn’t love ‘rush hour traffic’ when it looks like this?   Winter is the perfect time to get outside and chill out. […]

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October Rocks In Central Oregon

Pumpkin Patch Trips Rock in Central Oregon

With views like this, it’s no wonder that when October rolls around, a trip to the pumpkin patch truly rocks. To get your pumpkin fix, and for a great way to spend a Fall day, take a drive out to Terrebonne to visit one (or both) of the area patches: DD Ranch and The Central Oregon Pumpkin […]

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How To Fall Into Fall In Bend, Oregon

Grab your puffy coats; Fall is here in Central Oregon. Fall brings crisp, cooler weather coupled with typically blue skies and sunny days. The changing of the season brings gorgeous Fall colors pretty much anywhere you look. Folks around town are now wearing puffy coats and beanies out of necessity (and not just as part […]

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Cheers to the weekend: Bend Brewfest 2017

Bend Brewfest 2017: August 10-12 // Les Schwab Amphitheater   If you enjoy sampling cold brews while enjoying good food and a gorgeous riverside view, you’re in luck: this weekend, brewers from all over will be assembling to provide you with just such an experience. Aptly named, Bend Brewfest, this all ages event is a great place […]

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What you should know about the 2017 total solar eclipse in Central Oregon

CENTRAL OREGON:  PREMIER SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING DESTINATION Monday, August 21, 2017 According to astronomers, Madras, Oregon is the “premier place” to view the 2017 total solar eclipse taking place in August. (The partial eclipse will begin shortly after 9 a.m. in Oregon, reaching totality between 10:15 and 10:25.) With an estimated one million visitors traveling […]

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Get dirty in Bend, Oregon

We’re not saying play hooky from work, we’re just saying that the trails in Bend are calling… If you’re like us, you’ll agree that there’s nothing better than a great trail run on a sunny day. Heat and dust aside, the view – wherever you choose to run – cannot be beaten. From a jog […]

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Keep your cool on hot days in Bend, Oregon

Chill Out + Get Outside. It’s warming up, folks! Summer in Bend is awesome. Gorgeous, sunny days and fresh, crisp early mornings and evenings. (Yes, a puffy coat is always in season around here.) And, since it can get H-O-T, we highly recommend you keep it cool. Here are three things you can do to keep your […]

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