From fundraisers to garden tours to mountain biking to live music, there are a lot of great events happening around Central Oregon this weekend.
July 19 | Bend
A fundraiser for the Native Fish Society, Homewaters Roundup will present a dinner and live auction at Miracle Barn in Bend with a variety of prize packages that you don’t want to miss out on. The Native Fish Society is a nonprofit advocating for wild fish in Oregon’s rivers.
Cork & Barrel
July 19-21 | Bend
Cork & Barrel is a three-day festival showcases some of the best wineries from around Oregon. This year’s event will also feature winemakers from Sonoma, California. The upscale food and wine tasting event is a fundraiser for the KIDS Center.
High Desert Garden Tour
July 21 | Bend
This is the twenty-fifth year of the High Desert Garden Tour presented by the OSU Extension Service and Central Oregon OSU Master Gardeners. The one-day event is a self-guided tour of six gardens around Bend to explore the variety of plants being grown in the high desert.
High Cascades 100
July 21 | Bend
Now in its tenth year, the High Cascades 100 is a favorite endurance mountain biking race that takes place on Central Oregon’s singletrack trails. It’s the largest single-day mountain biking event on the West Coast, and participants test their skills and stamina on a 100-mile course that challenges even the best bikers.
Saturday night will have plenty of live music shows in Bend. Los Lonely Boys will be at the Tower Theatre, Whiskey Myers plays at Oregon Spirit Distillers, and local group G Bots and the Journeymen will take the stage at Elk Lake Resort.