This weekend, catch shows from classic rock and reggae bands, grab your cowboy boots and hit the Deschutes County Fair, take your dinner to a new level at Mt. Bachelor and play golf for a good cause at Pronghorn Resort.
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo
August 2-6 | Redmond
One of the highlights of the summer each year is the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo. The festival has been a Central Oregon tradition for decades. Find classic fair events and activities such as carnival rides, 4-H shows and live entertainment for kids and families. The rodeo promises to excite with bull riding and horse shows. At night, listen to concerts from rock and country music stars, including Old Dominion and the Marshall Tucker Band.
Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton
August 4 | Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend
Steve Miller Band comes to the Les Schwab Amphitheater each summer, and the show never disappoints. Tickets are still available for what is becoming Bend tradition, and you don’t want to miss this classic rock party. The concerts along the Deschutes River are always a highlight of the summer.
Ghost Tree Invitational
August 4-5 | Pronghorn Resort
The annual fundraiser and social event tees off on Friday, August 4 with a double shotgun gold tournament at Pronghorn’s acclaimed Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. On Saturday, August 5, the Dinner on the Range event brings in some of the region’s best chefs and restaurants. Get your fill of gourmet bites and local wine and beer and enjoy the live entertainment before Precious Byrd takes the stage that night.
The Wailers at Century Center
August 5 | Bend
Bend loves reggae, and any live reggae show outside in the summer turns into a party that’s talked about all week. This week, you can catch The Wailers, Bob Marley’s original reggae band that still tours, at the Century Center on Bend’s Westside. The outdoor space is small but can pack in a lot people for the summer concert series and provides a great atmosphere for shows.
Sunset Dinners at Mt. Bachelor
August 4-6 | Mt. Bachelor
Take your weekend dinners to a new level at Mt. Bachelor. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, Mt. Bachelor offers buffet-style dinner at Pine Marten Lodge. Take the Pine Marten chairlift up to eat dinner with a view. Reservations are required for dinner, but you can also enjoy the small bites and drinks at the cocktail hour without a reservation.