May 2016 Events in Bend Oregon


Cascade Horizon Bend Spring Concert: This instrumental concert takes place on 5/1/16 at the Redmond High School. The Cascade Horizon band consists of members over the age of 50 who desire to participate in a music program.

12 Angry Jurors: Cascade Theatrical company performs this live adaptation of Reginald Rose from 4/29/16 – 5/14/16.

Coba Spring Home & Garden Show: 24th annual garden show takes place from 5/6/16 – 5/8/16 at the Deschutes Fair Grounds.

Close to You: Music of the Carpenters: Lisa Rock and a 6 piece band will perform music of the Carpenters on 5/8/16 at the Tower Theater.

Bungalow Heave Documentary: A documentary presented by the Deschutes County Historic Preservation Month about a California town that became a Landmark District. View this documentary at the Tower Theater on 5/9/16

Gonzalo Bergara Quartet: This acoustics artist performs on 5/10/16 at the Tower Theater.

Celebrate the 1930s: Fashion, Dance & Music: Enjoy a cultural presentation of the 1930s at the Tower Theater on 5/13/16. This event features fashion, music and presentations about the strife of the era of the 1930s.

Family Wellness Event: Free wellness event on 5/14/16 at Central Oregon Collective Community Center. Features local vendors with information about message therapy, personal training, essential oils, yoga, wellness, and much more. Admission is free to the public.

Central Oregon Beer Week: Celebrate what Bend, Oregon is known for, Beer during Beer week from 5/20 – 5/29.

Open ‘Til Dark: Experience the 1930s with the Big Jazz Band Group, cocktails and swing dance lessons taking place on 5/20/16 at the High Desert Museum.

Crown City String Quartet & Friends: This quartet group based in Crown City, CA visits Bend on 5/20/16 – 5/21 at the Tower Theater and Black Butte Ranch. Featuring pieces by Beethoven and other classic composers.

Pole, Pedal, Paddle: Kick off the warmer months with one of Bend’s most iconic races. Race as an individual or as a group on 5/21/16. Proceeds will support the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation.

Che Malambo: Stop by the Tower Theater on 5/22/16 for this percussion group. This Argentinian group blends song, percussion, and dance.

Bodyvox: Enjoy a performance lead by Emmy award winning choreographers at the Tower Theater 5/24/16.

Author! Author! Literary Series: Author Alice Hoffman visits Bend on 5/26/16 at Bend High School.   Bestselling author of Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things.

Alabama Shakes: Kicking off the summer Les Schwab concerts is Alabama Shakes on 5/27/16. Enjoy the first outdoor concert with this Grammy winning group.

Happy Girl Run: Ladies in Central Oregon lace up your running shoes for the Happy Girl Run on 5/28/16. Run includes a half marathon, 10k and 5k.  This event benefits the Girls on the Run of Central Oregon.

Kids’ Day in May: Kids everywhere will enjoy this 6th annual Kids Day in May on 5/28/16 at Sunriver Village. Activities include kids games, petting zoo, bouncy houses, rock wall and more. Fun for the whole family.

Sisters Stampede: This 6th annual event is the largest cross county mountain bike race in Oregon. Taking place on 5/29/16 at Petersen Ridge Trail in Sisters Oregon.

Dog Day in May: Bringing your furry four legged friend for Dogs Day in May on 5/29/16 at Sunriver Village. Events include a 5k race, dog talent contest, canine festivities and more.