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DINE OUT at the Old Mill District this summer!
Anthony’s at the Old Mill: A Pacific Northwest favorite, Anthony’s is committed to serving the highest quality fresh seafood, from wild king salmon to local oysters and Dungeness crab. Be sure to try the Hawaiian nachos, fish tacos or coconut prawns while enjoying a great view of the Deschutes River and the mountains from one of two patios.
Kona Mix Plate: Offering grilled meats, seafood and specialty dishes
Ben and Jerry’s: What’s your favorite flavor on a hot summer day? Try
entrees including Ahi poke, calamari, grilled bok choy fried rice, mussels and much more. Serving specialty cocktails and a fantastic selection of beer and wine. A great late-night option in an industrial setting. Enjoy the second-floor patio and take in a great view of the mountains.
the new Greek Frozen Yogurt: Raspberry Fudge Chunk, Blueberry Vanilla Graham, Peanut Butter Banana and Vanilla. A wide range of ice cream flavors, fabulous milk shakes and Iced Coffee drinks.
Café Yumm!: Casual dining in a welcoming place offering bean and rice bowls as well as soups, salads and wraps. Come in for a bowl of great food with many vegetarian options. Choose from a selection of local beers along with regional wines. Outdoor dining available. Flatbread Community Oven: Specializes in serving true Neapolitan
pizzas with passion, along with several rustic dishes such as freshly baked focaccia sandwiches, lasagnas, salads and delectable desserts accompanied by a fine selection of wine and beer. Enjoy indoor or outdoor dining, and be sure to catch the live music on Wednesday evenings.
Greg’s Grill: A comfortable and lively place for any occasion with family
and friends. Greg’s offers a variety of dishes with an emphasis on prime and choice-cut steaks, seafood, salads and rotisserie chicken with an extensive wine list and a full bar. Enjoy an expansive view of the Deschutes River from the outdoor patio.
Hola!: Lively and colorful décor highlights the Mexican-Peruvian cuisine of Hola! You are sure to enjoy their chicken mole, ceviche, enchiladas and several mouth-watering shrimp dishes. Serving signature margaritas and mojitos. Outdoor dining available. Jimmy John’s: Unlike any other sub shop in the
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all with the distinct flavors of Hawaii. Be sure to try the Shoyu chicken, tempura shrimp, mahi mahi teriyaki, Kalua pork, Ahi poke and spring rolls. Outdoor dining available.
Level 2: Global Food & Lounge: Serving small plate appetizers and
MIO Sushi: MIO Sushi offer sushi, tempura, teriyaki, noodles and bento boxes for lunch and dinner. MIO Sushi’s extensive menu of traditional and well-crafted fusion dishes is sure to please kids, sushi novices as well as the experienced sushi connoisseur. The menu is designed to be fresh, approachable and affordable. Pastini Pastaria: Inspired by the small, neighborhood pastarias found
in Italy, Pastini serves numerous pasta combinations along with antipasti, salads, rustic sandwiches and grilled Panini. Look for Chalkboard Specials highlighting pasta dishes using fresh summer produce for a savory meal. Offering a selection of local beers along with Italian and regional wines. Enjoy patio dining with a fabulous view of the Deschutes River.
Red Robin: Gourmet burgers, chicken wings, bottomless fries, shakes and
hot sandwiches in a fun-filled family atmosphere. Red Robin serves a selection of beers and maintains a full bar. Patio dining is available with a great view of the Deschutes River.
Strictly Organic Coffee Company: Certified Organic and Fair Trade coffee for people who care about the world’s environment, its people, and the coffee they enjoy. Also serving hot tea, a variety of cold drinks, muffins, bagels and salads to go.
So many choices, so little time! We invite you to come dine with us!
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New Businesses join the Old Mill District Sweet Tooth Candy Shoppe will open in July and offer a large variety of candy as well as specialty Japanese candy and gift items. Candies available include salt water taffy, novelty candy, retro candy, lollipops, sugar-free candy, and, of course, chocolate! The store will be designed by a company that does custom prop work for Disneyland creating a visually fun experience in the store. The American Red Cross Cascades –– East District and Oregon Mountain River Chapter –– have moved to the Old Mill District (located at 815 Bond Street). The new center is over 8,000 square feet and features additional health histories rooms, nine collection beds and a large mobile ops room. The space was designed to best fit the needs of a growing organization, offering expanded services in both blood
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donation and community emergency programs. Visit www.redcross. org for more information or to donate blood. Buckle opened recently and offers a mix of casual apparel, accessories and footwear for style-conscious young men and women. Buckle offers a wide selection of brand names and privatelabel casual apparel including tops and bottoms, sportswear and outerwear. www.theoldmill.com/shopping-bend-oregon/Buckle The Hilton Garden Inn & Suites opens in June transforming the former AmeriTel Inn into a Hilton property. Hotel upgrades include sleep system beds, Herman Miller desk chairs, 42-inch flat screens as well as new tile, carpet, fixtures and drapes. Room service will now be available from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. www.bend.hgi.com
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Orvis offers Fly Fishing 101 most Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays through September from 10am-1pm. The free three-hour class will introduce people to the basics of fly fishing. Orvis also has Fly Fishing 201, a half day class on a private ranch and Corporate Fly Fishing Schools with 1-2 day total immersion instruction. For more information and to register for fly fishing classes visit www. orvis.com/bend or call Orvis Bend at 541.312.8200.
The Orvis Casting Course in the Old Mill District is the only 18-hole golf-style casting course of its kind in North America. It was designed for fun and education, and provides an opportunity to practice essential casting skills. The course is free and open daily from dawn to dusk. The unique course is a great way to improve your fly casting skills.
Come enjoy the sand volleyball courts in the heart of the Old Mill District on the Deschutes River. Volleyball players of all levels are welcome to join in the organized play, tournaments and leagues going on throughout the summer. Or, you can grab a group of your friends and a ball and start up your own game whenever a tournament is not on the schedule. For information about leagues, tournaments and additional events, visit facebook. com/bendbeachvolleyball. The sand courts are available for reservation for large parties. Contact email@example.com Spectators are encouraged to come down and watch the games throughout the day. Enjoy the viewing deck with picnic tables and a sand box for the kiddos. Rent volleyballs at the Ticket Mill across the footbridge.
Discover the world’s best fly-fishing tackle, plus distinctive men’s and women’s apparel, dog beds and pet accessories, and fine home furnishings.
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Central Oregon Community College COCC opens two new buildings this fall. The health careers building will house the growing programs in nursing, medical assisting, dental assisting, pharmacy technician, massage therapy and a new veterinary technician program. In addition, a new science center will open, to meet the demands in the much-needed science courses. www.cocc.edu Last year COCC opened the Jungers Culinary Institute, a stateof-the-art culinary education center and Elevation, a teaching lab/ restaurant serving dinner three nights a week. Elevation will be open July 10- August 24, Tuesdays through Fridays for dinner (5-8:30pm) and Fridays for lunch (11:45am-1:30pm). www.elevationbend.com
COCC Health Careers Building
COCC Science Center Building
Oregon State University-Cascades OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center will open this fall for classes and will house the graduate teaching and counseling programs as well as administrative staff. The purchase was made possible thanks to a generous gift by former Bend City Mayor Allan Bruckner. OSU-Cascades plans to expand to a four-year university with a campus near the Old Mill District and a goal to serve 3,000 - 5,000 students by 2025. Founded in 2001, OSU-Cascades is the fastest growing campus in the Oregon University System. The university currently offers upper division and graduate classes to close to 800 students. Nearly 2,000 bachelor’s and master’s degrees have been awarded since 2001. To offer your support for the expansion of OSU-Cascades, look for your orange OSU-Cascades 4 Central Oregon ambassador pin at local businesses and support making Bend a university town. Learn more at www.osucascades.edu/4
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Deschutes Dash and Splash & Dash The eighth annual Deschutes Dash is on Saturday-Sunday, July 14-15. Watch swimmers, cyclists and runners from one of the many fantastic vantage points — the footbridges that cross the river, the paths along the river bank or one of the fabulous restaurants in the Old Mill District. Events include an Olympic Triathlon and a Sprint Distance Duathlon, a 5K and 10K run, a Youth Triathlon (ages 11 to 15) and Junior Category (16 to 19) triathlon/duathlon. www.deschutesdash.com
The Kids Splash & Dash
on Saturday is an event that’s all-out fun for the kids with an athletic obstacle course, water slide and pools for children ages 3-10 years old. The race begins with a climb up inflatable stairs, down a big slide and into a pool of water.
Balloons Over Bend Children’s Festival Balloons Over Bend will be
Friday-Sunday, July 20-22, at Riverbend Park. The hot air balloons launch each morning at 6 a.m. Join us for the Night Glow on Saturday at dusk to see colorful hot air balloons glow brightly against the night sky.
The Children’s Festival runs
from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, with more than 60 activities including crafts, educational opportunities, face painting, rock climbing, bouncy houses, water toys and numerous game booths. The festival is free, and activities range in price with all proceeds benefiting Saving Grace. www.balloonsoverbend.com
The Balloon Blast Race is a free noncompetitive run for kids from 3 to 10 years old. The run begins at noon on Saturday, July 21. Three age-appropriate distances are available.
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Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home
runs through September 16. Kids Curate is on view through July 29.
Pervasive Invasives: Animals
Explore how invasive animals and insects affect the High Desert and what we can do to help stop their impact on our native wildlife. On view through December 6.
The Bison: American Icon
Few animals conjure the power and symbolic presence of the North American bison. The exhibition explores the significance of this iconic creature from the Plains Indian culture of the 1800s through the present. On view September 1-January 6, 2013.
Butterflies and Hummingbirds
Hundreds of brilliantly colored butterflies and fluttering hummingbirds will take flight and feed on the nectar from more than 300 plants in re-created tropical and native gardens. On view September 29-April 7, 2013.
Farmer’s Markets in Bend Bend Farmer’s Market
Bend Farmer’s Market offers two locations each week during the summer months to enjoy heirloom tomatoes, Oregon berries, fresh bread, cheeses and much more. Visit the Farmer’s Market on Wednesdays (June 6- October 10) from 3-7 p.m. on Brooks Alley next to Mirror Pond Plaza, and on Fridays (June 8- September 21) at the St. Charles Medical Center east side parking lot from 2-6 p.m. www. bendfarmersmarket.com
NorthWest Crossing Saturday Farmer’s Market
Each Saturday (from June 30-Sept. 22), NorthWest Crossing hosts a fun outdoor market complete with live music, artists and a variety of vendors, offering everything from fresh artisan cheese and eggs, to fresh fruit and berries, herbs, meat, organic skincare products and so much more! Market hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. It is located on NW Crossing Drive. www.nwxfarmersmarket.com
Be sure to also see the museum’s live animals, raptors of the sky and living history programs. www.highdesertmuseum.org
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Summertime at Mt. Bachelor A visit to Mt. Bachelor over the summer offers numerous activities such as sled dog rides, interpretative talks, and wine tasting. Visitors can ride the chairlift (from July 6-September 2). Take in great views of the Three Sisters and Broken Top. Pack a picnic or enjoy lunch at Pine Marten Lodge. Wine tasting on Sunday afternoons and Sunset Dinners offered Friday-Sunday. Visit www.mtbachelor.com for more information and dinner reservations.
(Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center) SHARC is a brand new, state-of-the-art facility that features outdoor and indoor pools, a lazy river and an outdoor hot tub. Kids can also enjoy two water slides, tot splash and play areas. The new facility also includes a cafe, playground, basketball and bocce ball courts, an amphitheater and the Benham Hall event space. SHARC is located on Overlook Road just off Circle 2 - less than one mile from Sunriver Resort. Visit www.sunriverowners.org for more information and prices.
Bend Red Trolley Tours
The Bend Trolley is available for private events and offers various tours of the Cascade Lakes, Brew Tours, Exotic Animals and more. www.thebendtrolley.com
Bend Art Safari
Head out on an amazing, familyfriendly Artventure that highlights the cultural contributions of Art in Public Places. Enjoy a tasty local treat and a tour filled with fun facts and stories on the Roundabout Art Route. www. GETITshuttle.com
Art Station’s summer day camps for kids continue through late August. Classes for teens and adults include photography, drawings, clay, watercolor painting and much more. Fall class schedule available August 3. Art Central’s Black & White Gala is September 30. www. artscentraloregon.org
BendFilm is celebrating their 9th annual event with over 80 films running October 11-14. A celebration of independent film at numerous locations in Bend including Regal Cinemas, Tower Theatre, McMenamin’s Old St. Francis, Oxford Hotel, Cascade Theater Company and Tin Pan Theater. www.bendfilm.org
as we travel to Sunriver, Sisters, Belknap Hot Springs and beyond. Enjoy savory snacks while on this fantastic tour. www.GETITshuttle. com or (541) 610-6103.
on electric bikes along the Deschutes River, downtown and Old Mill District revealing the rich past of our city. www.letitridebend.com
Bend Brew Tour or Vine to Wine Tour
Bend Brew Bus
Visit local breweries or a working vineyard for a behind the scenes tour, samples and snacks. www. GETITshuttle.com.
Let it Ride Electric Bikes Offering
Sights & Bites Tour
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Take part in a behind the scenes tour of the brewing process and enjoy complimentary samples of delicious beers and appetizers at the final brewery. Get an insider’s look at four outstanding Bend breweries. www.wanderlusttours.com
The Bend Tour Company
Hop on a guided Segway tours along the Deschutes River, downtown and in the Old Mill District. Enjoy being 8 feet tall and covering lots of ground in a short amount of time. A fun new way to discover Bend! www. thebendtourcompany.com
The Local Pour Tour a Brewery, Winery and Distillery in Bend! Join a fun, tasty and enlightening tour of a micro-brewery, winery and distillery. Gain insights into each intoxicating process and learn even more from a tour guide that will help weave together all three artisanal practices. www. wanderlusttours.com
Caldera Arts is a place that creates community through innovative art and environmental programs for under-served youth each summer. Caldera Arts also provides an Artist-inResidence program each winter, showcasing their work each spring with open studios. Caldera Arts will host a creative fundraising event on October 20. www.calderaarts.org.
The Deschutes Public Library offers children’s story times (Baby Steps, Toddlin’ Tales and Preschool Parade) at the Downtown Bend and East Bend Libraries throughout the year. Visit www.deschuteslibrary.org for a full list of story times.
Cascade Center of Photography
A literary and visual art magazine dedicated to further understanding the people, places and issues of the interior West. Current issue features the National Cowboy Poetry Festival, and photographs and stories of the people living in Fields, Oregon. www.highdesertjournal.com
Cascade Center of Photography offers numerous photography classes for youth and adults. Join professional photographers and explore downtown, our historic district, parks and rivers of Bend on Mondays starting at 10am at Visit Bend. www.ccophoto.com/classes
Cascade School of Music
Cascade School of Music offers a range of music lessons including chamber music, jazz, school of rock and more for kids of all ages. Summer camps and workshops are available for kids, youth and adults. www.cascadeschoolofmusic.org
High Desert Journal
The Nature of Words
The Nature of Words annual literary festival runs November 7-11 and includes author readings, workshops, panels and a gala author dinner. SpeakNOW, a Spoken Word Competition is on October 4, featuring talented high school writers competing for spots at the festival. Visit www.thenatureofwords.org for tickets and this year’s fantastic list of guest authors.
Casual dining in the heart of the Old Mill. Our patio is now seating! Happy Hour! 3 – Close
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The five galleries in the Old Mill District represent numerous artists and the art they exhibit comes in a variety of mediums. We invite you to stop in and meet these working artists.
Lubbesmeyer Studio & Gallery
Atelier 6000 is a print making studio offering classes, workshops, artist residencies and monthly exhibitions.
The Lubbesmeyer twins are busily applying their interpretations of the Oregon landscape into fiber and paint! The Lubbesmeyers welcome you to their gallery to view the latest work, finished and in progress. Stop by the studio that’s been newly redesigning to fit painting easels.
High Desert Journal: Seven Years and Fifteen Issues on view in July. When Paint Meets Fabric: Abstract Landscapes Artists Jean Wells Keenan and Judy Hoiness reveal creative endeavors of the collaborative nature as well as solo work during August.
Interior, Tension, and the West: Explore how interior and exterior landscapes relate with works by Ellen McFadden presented by the High Desert Journal during September.
Tumalo Art Co.
Outlooks and Inlooks paintings by Paul Allen Bennett and Mary Marquis on view in July.
Abstract Landscape, by Judy Hoiness and Jean Wells Keenan
DeWilde Art Glass
Rich DeWilde makes handmade stained glass windows, doors and individual hanging works of art in various sizes. Stop in to see samples of custom work or the latest commission in progress in the workshop.
A contemporary fine art gallery with original oil paintings, sculptures and limited edition prints. Showcasing works by local and international artists. Lahaina Galleries is celebrating their 37th anniversary and 10th year in Bend. Meet eight artists from around the globe and right around the corner on Sunday, July 22 from 9am-2pm.
il Mio Alber, by Dario Campanile
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An Uncommon Beauty: Paintings of the People and the Land East of the Cascades on view Wind, by Lori and Lisa Lubbesmeyer in August. Vicki Shuck and Janice Druian have captured the way of life on ranches, farms and small towns of rural Oregon through their paintings. See the artists’ slideshow on Sunday, August 5 at 1pm. The Magnificent Monogram Mural facilitated by artist Paul Alan Bennett will be created on August 25, 10am-12 noon using the lines and shapes found in each person’s signature.
New Work, A unique vision of Central Oregon through Tracy Leagjeld’s bold, oil monotypes and Carla Spence semi- abstracted, colorful acrylics on view in September. Join us for a printmaking demo on Saturday, September 8 at 11am.
Stop into each gallery in the Old Mill District during First Friday Art Walk on the first Friday of each month from 5-9pm.
Downtown Diamond, by Janice Druian
Art in the High Desert is an annual gathering of over 100 visual artists, many nationally acclaimed, in the Old Mill District August 24-26. This is a fine art festival not to be missed and this summer celebrates their fifth year in the Old Mill District. Works of art in the festival include mixed media, photography, jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, glass, print-making, wood, fiber art, drawing and painting.
Art in High Desert also offers art patrons an opportunity to win Art Bucks (both online and at the festival) which can be used to purchase works of art at the Festival. The festival runs Friday-Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday from 10am-4pm.
The Roundabout Art Route is a great way to explore Bend and discover our public art collection. Organized tours on a twelve passenger biodiesel shuttle are available at www.getitshuttle.com. Art in Public Places, with the generous support of the Bend Foundation, placed the first public art in 1977 and has added new works of art every few years over the past thirty years. Visit www.artinpublicplaces.org to see the entire public art collection in Bend. Pick up a map at Visit Bend and make your way to 10 roundabouts, answer the trivia questions and receive a great prize. www. roundaboutartroute.com
Visit www.artinhighdesert.com for more information about the event and presenting artists this year. Lodestar, by Roger Berry
The Quilt Walk is a self-guided walking tour of quilts on display in the Old Mill District July 6-23. Twenty shops and restaurants in the Old Mill District will showcase quilts made by talented Central Oregon quilters. More than 100 additional quilts wil be on display in Sisters and Black Butte Ranch during July. The Old Mill District is an extension of the Around the Block Quilt Walk showcasing quilts in Bend. Quilt Walk brochures will be available at the Ticket Mill, Central Oregon Visitorâ€™s Association and participating businesses in the Old Mill District. For more information about the Around the Block Quilt Walk and Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, visit www.sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org. The world-famous Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show will take over the community of Sisters on Saturday, July 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Old Mill Late Summer Guide 2012 | www.theoldmill.com | 15
6…First Friday Gallery Walk
19…Munch & Music—Modern English —Drake Park
6 – 23…Sisters Quilts on display at 21 locations —Old Mill District
20-22…Balloons Over Bend & Children’s Festival 21…Chris Isaak @LSA
8…St. Charles Free Summer Sunday Concert—Portland Cello Project @LSA 12…Fermentation Celebration — Old Mill District 12…Munch & Music–Live Wyya—Drake Park 13-15…SummerFest–Downtown Bend 14…Tour Des Chutes 14…Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show 14-15… Deschutes Dash Weekend Sports Festival 16-29…Oregon High Desert Classic 17-22…Cascade Cycling Classic 18…Alive After 5—Toots & the Maytals w/MOsley WOtta – Hot Pond Loop, Old Mill District
22…Bill Cosby — Hooker Creek Event Center
1-5…Deschutes County Fair —Redmond 1 Alive After 5—Johnny Clegg with Mark Alan —Hot Pond Loop, Old Mill District 2…Munch & Music–The Quick & Easy Boys —Drake Park
22…St. Charles Free Summer Sunday Concert—The Farewell Drifters @LSA
3…First Friday Gallery Walk
22…Peak Summer Nights — EmmyLou Harris
4…Cascade Gran Fondo
25…Pickin’ & Paddlin’ Series–Shook Twins —Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
3-4…Classic Car Show – Drake Park
25…Alive After 5 — Laila Biala w/Marna Larsen Quartet —Hot Pond Loop, Old Mill District
5-22…Sunriver Music Festival
26…Munch & Music — Igor and the Red Elves —Drake Park 29…St. Charles Free Summer Sunday Concert—Paul Thorn @LSA
August 1…Peak Summer Nights—Big Head Todd & the Monsters
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3-4…Cascade Lakes Relay
5…Haulin Aspen Full & Half Marathon 7…The Outlaw Roadshow with Counting Crows and Special Guests @LSA 8…Alive After 5—Dirty Dozen Brass Band @ Hot Pond Loop, Old Mill District 9…Munch & Music–The Fixx —Drake Park 11…Oregon Bicycle Racing Assoc. Criterium Championships
12…St. Charles Free Summer Sunday Concerts—The Features @LSA 15…Norah Jones @ LSA
31…Munch & Movies – Compass Park in NWX
31-Sept. 1…Little Woody Craft Brew Fest
16 -18…Bend Brewfest @LSA
16…Munch & Music —Tommy Castro —Drake Park
1…First Friday Gallery Walk
6-7…Fall Festival –Downtown Bend
1…Brandi Carlile @ LSA
11-14…Bend Film Festival
17… Munch & Movies – Compass Park in NWX
14…Bend Big Fat Tour
22…Michael Franti & Spearhead @ LSA
5-9…USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships
18-20…Fly Fishing National Championships
7…Munch & Movies – Compass Park in NWX
26-28…Halloween Cyclocross Crusades — Old Mill District
23- 25…Shakespeare in the Park –Drake Park 24…Munch & Movies – Compass Park in NWX 24…ZZ Top @ LSA 24-26…Art in the High Desert —Old Mill District
7-9…Sisters Folk Festival 11…Huey Lewis & The News @LSA 14-16…Festival of Cars @LSA
26-31…Pacific Amateur Golf Classic – Sunriver
15…USA Cycling Marathon Mt. Bike National Championships
29…Pickin’ & Paddlin’ Series–Eight Dollar Mountain –Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
19…Pickin’ & Paddlin’ – Polecat —Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
30…Peak Summer Nights—Madeleine Peyroux
21-22…Oktoberfest — Downtown Bend
5…First Friday Gallery Walk
31… Halloween Party — Old Mill District
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Come see some of the biggest names in entertainment on the banks of the Deschutes River in the heart of Bend. www.bendconcerts.com Gates for all shows open at 5pm
Norah Jones Wednesday, August 15 6:30 p.m. $39-$60
plus service fees
Saturday, July 21 • 6:30pm $39-$69
plus service fees
Chris Isaak is well known for his pop-rockabilly sound with such songs as San Francisco Days, Somebody’s Crying, Wicked Game and Only the Lonely. His recent album, Beyond the Sun, recalls the glory days of Memphis’ Sun Studio and the visionary artists who got their starts there—including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis. Chris Isaak was quoted saying, “This is an album I’ve always wanted to make.” Get ready for a fantastic evening of Chris Isaak while paying homage to the influential musicians. Plus, enjoy all his hits over the years!
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Norah Jones first emerged on the world stage 10 years ago with the release of Come Away With Me, that introduced a singular new voice with the hit single “Don’t Know Why“. She grew into a global phenomenon, sweeping the 2003 Grammy Awards. With Little Broken Hearts, her new collaboration with Danger Mouse, Norah Jones has expanded her sound in characteristically subtle ways — with 12 darkly luminous songs, each an exploration of emotions from various perspectives that invariably leads to a place of beauty and uplift. Don’t miss a chance to see Norah Jones in Bend!
Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons is an Americana, folk rock band. Their new album, Old Believers, was recorded in Nashville and produced by Brendan Benson (The Raconteurs). The songs are full of rich, authentic, rock and roll, drawing a straight line between the gospel and blues of Cory’s youth in Wisconsin, and classic rock.
The Outlaw Roadshow with Counting Crows Tuesday, August 7 • 6:00 p.m. $39-$78 plus service fees The Outlaw Roadshow Summer 2012 Tour featuring Counting Crows and specials guests. The Counting Crows recently released Underwater Sunshine (or what we did on our summer vacation), a CD of songs that the band loves, bringing these well picked songs to listeners in new forms. Such as lead single Untitled (Love Song) which includes the lyrics “Throw Your Arms Around My Neck.” The bands picked for The Outlaw Roadshow sprung from music blogger Ryan Spaulding (Ryan’s Smashing Life) and Adam Duritz who are true believers in the future of indie music. There will be FOUR bands playing on August 7, so come early!
We Are Augustines
We Are Augustines are an indie rock trio based in Brooklyn consisting of guitarist Billy McCarthy, bassist Eric Sanderson and drummer Rob Allen. Billy McCarthy has a brazen voice showing a range of emotion and energy with each song. The lyrical story-telling throughout their recent album Rise Ye Sunken Ships adds to the absorbing and resilient nature of the raw and heartfelt songs.
Kasey Anderson and the Honkies
Kasey Anderson and the Honkies serve up welldeveloped songs and sharp-edged, introspective lyrics to their alt-country, blues and roots rock music. The band is anchored by Kasey’s thoughtful-yet-edgy lyrics and guitarist Andrew McKeag’s (Presidents of the United States of America) musical acrobatics. The band also features bassist Eric Corson (The Long Winters) and drummer Mike Musburger (The Posies).
Field Report is the creation of Chris Porterfield who has a wonderful rootsy twang in his voice and offers a slowburning take on contemporary folk. Chris was previously in DeYarmond Edison, which is best known as the former band of the members of Bon Iver and Megafaun.
Michael Franti & Spearhead Wednesday, August 22 • 6:30 p.m. $35 plus service fees Michael Franti & Spearhead will bring their blend of hiphop, funk, reggae, jazz and rock back to Bend for a night of much jumping up and down. Michael Franti & Spearhead are currently working on their eighth studio album, and Franti says it will be a bit of a sonic departure from previous Spearhead efforts. “This album is a lot harder and more aggressive,” Franti told Rolling Stone. “There are some songs that are just acoustic guitar and nothing else, but the ones that aren’t like that are louder and at times more punk rock, with dance beats to them.” While the band hasn’t decided on an album title yet, Franti said it will arrive
sometime in the fall, with a lead single dropping this summer.
Cajun roots fiddle player Amanda Shaw is known for her high energy and amazing fiddle playing. She has drawn record crowds at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival since she was 10 years old. Amanda Shaw is a powerful performer, composer and arranger. The New Orleans native is a pioneer of the new breed of young, roots-based musicians who have embraced both the traditional sounds of Louisiana and the pop sounds of the mainstream.
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ZZ Top Friday, August 24 • 6:30 p.m.
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This American blues-rock trio from Texas consists of Billy Gibbons (guitar), Dusty Hill (bass), and Frank Beard (drums). Gibbons is one of America’s finest blues guitarists while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support. A rock & roll band with its original members together for over three decades, their hit songs include Cheap Sunglasses, Gimme All Your Lovin’ and Sharp Dressed Man.
Brandi Carlile Saturday, September 1 • 6:00 p.m. $35 plus service fees Brandi Carlile’s music sounds a bit country/rock, with a mix of folk and pop thrown in. It is her voice that that has captivated listeners across the musical spectrum. Carlile exhibits a remarkable range: sometimes whispering her soulful, emotive vocals and other times delivering her lyrics with gruff power. Carlile has wanted to get in touch with her country roots with her new album Bear Creek and single Hard Way Home. The album features her longtime bandmates Tim and Phil Hanseroth who co-wrote many of the songs with Carlile and play guitar and bass respectively.
Blitzen Trapper is a Portland based experimental country rock band. The band is versatile –– shifting from acoustic countryish stylings, to progressive rock, to a heavier assault –– all of which fit together seamlessly. You’ll hear hints of Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Wilco and Beck in the band’s continued exploration of American music.
Huey Lewis & the News Tuesday, September 11 6:30 p.m. $39-78 plus service fees Huey Lewis & the News is a San Francisco-based group that has been playing pop rock for three decades. Huey Lewis & the News have a contagious brand of straight-ahead rock ‘n roll that has outlasted countless trends, selling more than 20 million albums worldwide. The band has a driving, party-hearty spirit with hit songs Workin’ for a Livin’, I Want a New Drug, The Heart of Rock & Roll, Hip to Be Square and The Power of Love.
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Les Schwab Amphitheater Alive After 5 features acclaimed Northwest bands, craft brews from 10 Barrel Brewing, fine wines, spirits and outstanding food in a remarkable setting on the Deschutes River. The event is on Wednesdays, from 5-8 p.m., starting July 18 through August 8 in the Old Mill District at the north end of Powerhouse Drive on the Hot Pond Loop. Enjoy Toots and the Maytals on July 18, Laila Biali on July 25, Johnny Clegg on August 1 and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band on August 8. www.aliveafterfivebend.com
Where can I buy Tickets? Tickets to all of the concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheater are available online through www.bendconcerts. com, at the Ticket Mill in the Old Mill District (open Fridays-Saturdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m.), and at the Box Office, right outside the venue, on the day of the show. For more information, call 541-322-9383 (recorded information line), or 541-318-5457 (the Ticket Mill). What is the difference between GA & Reserved Seating?
Most of our concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheater are General Admission only, which means you can bring a blanket or low-profile chair with you and sit anywhere inside the venue. Some of our shows have an additional Reserved Seating section with regular-height chairs, located at the front of the venue.
Interested in a VIP tent or corporate membership? VIP tents at the Les Schwab Amphitheater offer a private party setting for clients and friends and includes concert tickets, tasty food and beverages and a designated bartender, along with VIP parking passes, private facilities, security, VIP check-in and a rockin’ good time. Tents can accommodate 50 to 250 guests. Corporate memberships are now available for 10-ticket packages. For more information about VIP tents or our new corporate membership opportunities, call 541-312-8510 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accessibility: The Accessible entry gate for the venue is the gate
on Shevlin-Hixon, closest to the stage. All shows at the LSA have accessible seating available. Those with General Admission tickets may choose to sit in the reserved “Accessible” section at the front of the venue. There is no restriction to the number of people in your party. For our events with Reserved Seating, there are accessible seats available for purchase.
What can I bring with me? Please feel free to bring empty or sealed water bottles, binoculars, low-profile chairs, small, compact umbrellas (ponchos are preferred), and small, personal cameras (unless prohibited by show). We do not allow outside food or beverages inside the venue, but we do have delicious food and drink available on site. Children ages 2 and younger do not need a ticket to see one of the Bend Summer Concerts. Baby formula can be brought into the concert; however, strollers are not allowed in the venue.
Dogs: If you’d like to see a show with your puppy, come check out our St. Charles FREE Summer Sunday Concerts. Only service dogs are allowed into the paid shows.
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SUMMER SUNDAY CONCERTS Come on down to the Les Schwab Amphitheater on Sunday afternoons (2:30-4:30 p.m.) with your family, pet and enjoy a beautiful afternoon of great music and healthy family fun. Delish food vendors, bouncyhouses, paddle boards and more will be on site. St. Charles will be collecting non-perishable food donations for Harvest of Hope at each concert. This program provides year-round grocery assistance for qualifying central and eastern Oregon cancer patients while in treatment.
Portland Cello Project—July 8
Portland Cello Project has wowed audiences all over the country by playing a wide range of music you wouldn’t normally hear on the cello. The band, with more than 12 musicians performing in Bend, is known for mixing genres and blurring musical lines wherever they go. We are in for a fantastic cello treat with everything from Missy Elliot to Bach.
Meet St. Charles expert caregivers who will be available for questions and more information at the St. Charles Summer Sunday Concerts this year: July 8 – Community Pharmacy, Nutrition Counseling, Diabetes Education and Cascades East Area Health Education Center (AHEC) July 22 – Shared Care, Stroke Care, Total Joint Replacement Education July 29 – Behavioral Health Aug 12 – Research
Thank You To Our SUMMER SUNDAY SPONSORS St. Charles Medical Center, BendBroadband, Clear 101.7, Old Mill District, The Bulletin, The Garage, The Source Weekly & Boneyard Beer
Farewell Drifters —July 22
Rising out of Nashville’s thriving indie music scene, the Farewell Drifters are an alt-folk band known for their 60’s era-inspired harmonies and musical energy. They have crafted a seamless blend of intellectual psychedelic pop with melodic songs that openly explore the brightest and darkest corners of life with raw intensity.
Paul Thorn—July 29
Paul Thorn does blues, roots, country and gospel music. Thorn writes and performs songs taken from life — good times, bad times, and everything in between. His last album, Pimps and Preachers, made it to No. 1 on the Americana charts. Paul’s upcoming album, What The Hell’s Going On?, will be released in May.
The Features—August 12
The Features are a psychedelic rock outfit that plays fresh off-kilter pop. The band’s song, “From Now On,” was on the “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” soundtrack. The Features have opened for fellow Tennesseans Kings of Leon on various tours. Old Mill Late Summer Guide 2012 | www.theoldmill.com | 23
The world famous Halloween Cyclocross Crusades will return to the Old Mill District and Deschutes Brewery on Friday-Sunday, October 2628. Widely considered the largest gathering of costumed bicyclists on the planet, the 2012 Halloween Cyclocross Crusades will take on the theme of “Cyclo du Soleil” this year which is sure to entertain riders and spectators alike. Included in the festival are three days of epic Cyclocross racing for all ages and ability levels, the earth rattling Deschutes Brewery Halloween Warehouse Party, Clydesdale and Super D Championships of the Universe and the Cross Culture art celebration.
The Cyclocross Super D Championship of the Universe kicks things off on Friday, October 26 from 1-5 p.m. Visit www.oregonenduro. com for details. The legendary Halloween Cyclocross Crusades runs Saturday & Sunday, October 27-28. Witness the fun and mayhem of over 1,000 cyclocross racers donning costumes and competing for Cross Crusade points. In addition to the three days of racing, attendees will enjoy the Deschutes Brewery beer garden, live music, food and festivities. Visit www. crosscrusade.com for more information. The legendary Clydesdale Cyclocross Championship of the Universe race will take
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place on Saturday, October 27, around 7:30pm just outside the warehouse. Deschutes Brewery will host another not-to-bemissed warehouse party from 8:30pm-1am celebrating all things Cyclocross. Celebrating the sweet spot between creativity and cycling, Cross Culture returns with a brand new format on Friday, October 26 from 7 - 10pm. Find out all of the latest details at www.crossculturebend.com. For a complete and up to the minute schedule of events see www.visitbend.com and www.theoldmill.com/events/halloweencrosscrusades
Bring your little ones in costume to the Old Mill District for crafts and trick-or-treating in each of the Old Mill District stores and restaurants on Wednesday, October 31, from 4-7 p.m. Creative crafts for kids in Central Plaza (by the footbridge) by Arts Central. Wagon rides and Reptile Rescue at Orvis.
This summer, enjoy select encore performances from the award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. Encore presentations will take place on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. at Regal Cinemas. Don’t miss this great opportunity to experience the excitement of opera, captured live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann – July 11 Donizetti’s Lucia Di Lammermoor – July 18 Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier – July 25
The Fall Season of The Met: Live in HD kicks off on October 13. Visit www.metoperafamily.org for the fall schedule of upcoming operas at the Regal Cinemas.
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Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe offers numerous kayak, canoe and standup paddleboard lessons, evening sessions and tours as well as rents boats and tubes to float the Deschutes River. Classes include: Basic Skills: Kayak or Stand Up Paddleboard Classes, Full Immersion White Water Class, Women’s SUP and much more. Visit www. tumalocreek.com for a class schedule and more information.
Pickin’ & Paddlin’
Enjoy live music (Shook Twins on July 25, Eight Dollar Mountain on August 29 and Polecat on September 19) and boat demos on the back lawn behind the store. Boat demos 4-7pm and music starts at 7pm.
Chris Horner, a world class road cyclist, and a resident of Bend, will kick off the second Cascade Gran Fondo on Sunday, August 5. Gran Fondos are long-distance, mass participation events open to recreational and competitive cyclists. Cyclists will join Chris Horner on a scenic ride through the Cascade Mountains and enjoy snacks and a chat with Chris. There will be an expo at the start/finish area at Mount Bachelor Resort. Other events include An Evening with Chris Horner– Stories from the Road on Friday, August 3 at the Tower Theatre. A VIP Dinner will be held on Saturday, August 4. Visit www.cascadegranfondo.com for tickets and more information on all three events.
Wanderlust Tours specializes in outdoor small-group tours and activities that take you off the beaten path, away from crowds to seek out the quiet of the Central Oregon Cascade lakes, rivers, forests and caves.
Leadman Tri Bend
The inaugural Leadman Tri Bend will take place on Saturday, September 22. The main attraction for the weekend will include a swim voyage across Cultus Lake, a bike trek around Mount Bachelor and a run down the Deschutes River Trail. The weekend of events will also include open water swim races, a kid’s race, relay challenges and live music. The finish line is in Center Plaza in the Old Mill District by the footbridge. The West Side Parking lot will be used as the transition area for the cycling to running leg of the triathlon and the nearby grass will have an expo with vendors. There will be a Kids Fun Run (1K or 3K) on Friday, September 21. Leadman has teamed up with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Oregon to create a Corporate Relay Challenge to support the local nonprofit. The event offer complimentary registration for service members, veterans and their dependents. www.leadmantri.com 26 | Old Mill District Late Summer Guide 2012 | www.theoldmill.com
Wanderlust offers Guided Kayak Tours, numerous Canoe Tours including High Cascade Lakes Brews and Views Canoe and Starlight Canoe Tours as well as Lava Cave and Volcano Tours. Try the GPS Eco-Challenge river course in the Old Mill District. Choose the right outdoor adventure tour for you and your family in Bend and experience all that Central Oregon has to offer. Tours depart from Bend and Sunriver. Visit www.wanderlusttours. com for reservations and more information.
The Deschutes County Fair runs August 1-5, in Redmond. The Deschutes County Fair offers lots of great family-friendly entertainment including 4-H farm animals, the rodeo, the Family-Fun Zone, a petting zoo, pony rides and carnival rides. Stroll through the barns and see the goats, pigs, bunnies and many more animals raised by local kids. Fair Concert Series includes Chris Young on Wednesday, August 1, Uncle Kracker on Thursday, August 2, Bad Company on Friday, August 3 and Hot Chelle Rae on Saturday, August 4. Concert tickets are free; just listen to KSJJ 102.9, The Peak 104.1, Power 94.1, Lite 95.1 and The Twins 98.3 on how to obtain your free concert ticket. www.expo.deschutes.org
The Regal Summer Movie Express is a great way to enjoy a morning movie with other families. Find time this summer for $1 movies on Tuesday and Wednesdays mornings at 10am at Regal Cinemas in the Old Mill District. Pick a hot day, pack up the kids and watch a kid’s matinee movie while relaxing in the air conditioned theater with a large tub of popcorn.
July 10-11 July 31-August 1 Cats & Dogs: Revenge (PG) Spy Kids: All the Time (PG) Hugo (PG) Rio (G) July 17-18 August 7-8 Adventures of Tin Tin (PG) Hoodwinked Too (PG) Puss in Boots (PG) Chimpanzee (G) July 24-25 Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG) Rango (PG)
Bend Summer Fest
Bend Summer Festival takes over the streets of downtown Bend on July 14-15. Enjoy art booths, food vendors, live music, kids activities and much more. www.c3events. com
Munch & Music
Enjoy free music in Drake Park with the 22nd season of Munch and Music which runs Thursday nights, July 12 - August 16. This summer’s bands include: Live Wyya on July 12; Modern English on July 19; Igor & Red Elves on July 26; The Quick & Easy Boys on August 2; The Fixx on August 9 and Tommy Castro on August 16. Event runs 5:309:30pm and includes a beer garden, food and craft vendors. www.c3events.com
Peak Summer Nights
This summer’s lineup at the Athletic Club of Bend includes Emmylou Harris on July 22, Big Head Todd & the Monsters on August 1 and Madeleine Peyroux on August 30. www. c3events.com
August 14-15 Arthur Christmas (PG) Smurfs (PG)
Sunriver Music Festival
This classical music festival runs August 5-22 with performances in Sunriver and Bend. Performances in Bend include a Pops Concert on August 10 and Classical Concerts on August 15 & 17. Plus several more concerts in Sunriver at the Great Hall. www.sunrivermusic.org
NorthWest Crossing Munch & Movies
Munch & Movies runs Friday nights in August at Compass Park offering free films on the big screen. Live music by local musicians starts at 6pm and movies (August 17-September 7) will begin at dusk. www.c3events.com
Sisters Folk Festival
The Sisters Folk Festival is a celebration of American music. The Festival runs September 7-9 and covers seven stages with performances by internationally recognized artists and the best of up-and-coming talent in folk, blues, bluegrass, and all genres in between. www.sistersfolkfestival.org
Romeo & Juliet Lay It Out Events brings the Bard back to Bend for three brilliant performances of Romeo & Juliet. Drake Park will be transformed into the streets of Old Verona, Italy on ThursdaySaturday, August 23-25. This beloved play of star-crossed young lovers whose passion runs counter to their feuding families. Jon Kretzu with the Artists Repertory Theater in Portland will direct this adaptation. CatCall Productions and Portland’s Northwest Classical Theatre Company will partner with LIOE to bring this romantic classic to Bend. Visit www.shakespearebend.com for details and tickets.
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Cheers to the New Central Oregon Designs This year’s Old Mill District pints are limited edition Silipints of the four elements. Our Air design is a winter’s paradise; Earth is a fun summer scene, Fire, the tempestuous Cascade Range and Water, our beautiful lakes and rivers. This year four restaurants in the Old Mill District: Anthony’s, Greg’s Grill, Hola! and Red Robin will be offering a specialty cocktail or ice cream shake in these commemorative cups. Buy the drink and keep the Silipint! What’s a Silipint? A Silipint is a 16 oz. cup made of silicone that’s dishwasher, microwave and freezer safe, BPA free and FDA approved. Unbreakable, Silipints insulate hot and cold drinks and can be used again and again. Going camping, riding the Cycle Pub, tailgating before the game or attending a “bring your own cup” party, you’ll be the one with the cool cup to covet. Shoppers and concert-goers can create a collection by redeeming receipts to receive a free Silipint. Visitors can bring a Les Schwab Amphitheater concert ticket from 2012, along with $100 in receipts from any Old Mill District shop, restaurant, gallery or cinema to qualify. Didn’t make it to a concert? A cool free Silipint can still be yours by bringing combined receipts (dated May 15, 2012) of $150 or more to the Ticket Mill and Central Oregon Visitors Association. Silipints and posters ($10 each) are also available for purchase at Visit Bend, COVA and the Ticket Mill. A set of four Silipints is $38.
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Bend Ale Trail
In celebration of our rich beer culture and Bend’s abundance of craft beer, Visit Bend created the Bend Ale Trail. Love beer and plan to visit several breweries this summer in Bend? Trek the largest beer trail in the West! Pick up your map and get your passport stamped, then head to the Bend Visitor Center downtown to receive your prize: a commemorative Silipint, a flexible silicone pint glass that can be used and reused with endless beverage options. Cheers! Visit www.BendAleTrail.com and www.silipint.com for more information. Also download the Bend Ale Trail app!
Cycle Pub, presented by the Old Mill District Bend residents love beer and bicycles! The combination of these two pastimes resulted in a multi-person bike-riding and beer-friendly Cycle Pub presented by the Old Mill District. Look for Cycle Pub in the Old Mill District, special events and around town making stops at local breweries. This 16-person cycle will get you around to all the hot spots in Bend, simply through the pedaling power of the riders. The Cycle Pub can be booked for 2- to 3-hour pre-set tours, special events or private parties. Cycle Pub fits up to 16 people, and riders can bring their own beer, wine, coffee or snacks aboard to fuel the crew. Tours can be customized to accommodate families and non-beer drinkers (gasp!) as well. Visit www.cyclepub.com for more information.
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Fermentation Celebration July 12 The Fermentation Celebration beer walk will take place on Thursday, July 12 in the Old Mill District from 5 to dry. A kick off to Oregon Craft Brewers Month, the event offers beer samples of our numerous local breweries at various shops and restaurants. Center Plaza will have live music by Boxcar Stringband from 5-7pm followed by a presentation by the Mayor and City Council at 7pm on the importance of our craft brewing industry to the city’s economy. Our breweries, old and new, provide hundreds of jobs, promote tourism, and play an important role in Bend’s economy. Prizes and the chance to win Ale Trail “Beer for a Year” will benefit the newly formed Central Oregon Brewers Guild. To purchase raffle tickets visit www.visitbend.com/Bend_Oregon_Activities_Recreation/BendAle-Trail/. Entry to the event is $15 and includes your Silipint and 4 oz. pours at each location. Enjoy fabulous beer in the Old Mill District’s limited edition Silipints that will be available for the first time the night of the event at Orvis, Ticket Mill and Central Oregon Visitors Association. Bend Film will premiere The Love of Beer a film showcasing women brew masters including our very own Tonya Cornett. Alison Grayson, the filmmaker, will be on hand to answer questions. www.oldmillbeerwalk.com
Ninth Annual Bend Brewfest
The Ninth Annual Bend Brewfest returns on Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 16-18, at the Les Schwab Amphitheater. The Bend Brewfest is a festival that focuses on tasting and enjoying lots of fine craft beers as well as great food. More than 90 distinct craft beers will be available for public tasting. Be sure to check out the daily schedule for the X-Tap, featuring very special, very low-production beers from a variety of brewers. Congratulations to Good Life Brewing Co. and Boneyard Beer, the 2011 Bend Brewfest People’s Choice Award winners! Be sure to vote for your favorite beer this summer at the Brewfest. Admission is free and children are welcome until 7 p.m. each night. For beer tasting, you’ll need to make a one-time purchase of a 2012 Brewfest souvenir mug. Tokens are required for each beer tasting and are sold in packs of five at $5. Bend Brewfest will be in full swing Thursday, 3 p.m. -11 p.m.; Friday, 3 p.m.-11 p.m.; and Saturday, noon-11 p.m. A variety of food is available from our outstanding local vendors. Cash is required for food, mugs and tokens, with an ATM on site. Visit www.bendbrewfest.com for more information or to volunteer at the event. 30 | Old Mill District Late Summer Guide 2012 | www.theoldmill.com
A Growing List of Breweries and Summer Beers Every year, there are more and more breweries to add to our burgeoning beer culture in Central Oregon! Enjoy a craft beer while gazing out upon the sun-kissed Cascade Mountains and the unmatched beauty of Oregon’s high desert. We promise you won’t go thirsty in these parts.
10 Barrel Brewing Palesner:
This easy-drinking ale has been influenced by a lager mentality. Like a lager, it is refreshing but also holds the fruity and pronounced hop presence of an ale. The base pilsner malt is married with NW-style hops.
Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.
Brewed to be a lightbodied, refreshing ale, Blonde Bombshell combines subtle malt and wheat flavors with a delicate Liberty hop aroma to create a sensational beer.
Ale Apothecary Sahalie:
Sahalie is brewed, conditioned and dry-hopped in oak barrels. Mixed fermentation and a secret ingredient add complexity; bottleconditioning produces tiny, natural, CO2 bubbles that just might make champagne blush.
Below Grade Brewing
This Imperial IPA has a light copper color, six different malts and three varieties of hops, resulting in complex layers of flavor and intense hop character.
Bend Brewing Company
Crux Fermentation Project: This brand new brewery’s very first beers will appear sometime this summer. From decoction mashing, open fermentation, barrel aging, crazy yeast varieties, and the use of experimental hops, Crux promises to deliver great beer.
Bend’s oldest brewery brings back a seasonal favorite with the lighter, yet full-flavored, aromatic Twilight Ale for the long days of summer. Twilight’s solid malt foundation pairs with distinctive Amarillo hops.
A summer beer brewed with 100 percent New Zealand hops, we think it’s as sweet as its name.
McMenamin’s Copp er
This reddish-amber-colored beer has a smooth balance of malt and hops, ensuring it goes down just right in the summer sunshine.
The malted barley used in every batch of Copper Moon is organically grown and malted. The outcome is a smooth, flavorful summer pale ale.
Brew Werks Brewing Company
Neurotic Blonde: A blonde
ale, offering a light taste with a full, rich flavor — perfect for those who want the beer experience without the bite.
Silver Moon Brewing Hounds Toot h
This is the brewer y’s flagship ale made with 100 percent whole-flower hops. Worth including in a summer beer round-up, this rich, caramel-style amber with full hop flavor and aroma is sure to delight.
Solstice Brewing Company: This new Prineville brewery plans an imperial IPA, IPA, honey wheat and a brown ale by summer.
Sunriver Brewing Company: This soon-to-open Sunriver brewery plans a stout, IPA, amber and a pale ale to kick off their grand opening scheduled for early summer.
Good Life Brewing Sweet Three Creeks Brewing Company
This authentic German lager is crisp with a spicy character, very light, fresh and perfect for the summer.
maltiness, low bitterness and a soft rounded palate, this light-bodied beer offers a delicate dryness that has very little aftertaste, yet finishes with a refreshing punch.
Stonefl y Rye:
A spicy, full-bodied, smooth finishing beer that is guaranteed to please, Stonefly Rye is a classic wheat beer with 20 percent rye malt and other goodies.
Worthy Brewing Company:
Phat Matt’s Brewing Company Kolsch:
Worthy Brewing plans to be open and brewing beer by early 2013. Their new campus includes a 22,000square-foot production brewery, a pilot brewhouse for experimentation, and a restaurant.
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