It’s a great weekend to be in Central Oregon. Whether you head to Sisters for the Sisters Folk Festival or spend the day enjoying the festivities around the Great Drake Park Duck Race, there are a lot of great things to do this weekend.
Sisters Folk Festival
September 7-9 | Sisters
Smoke from last year’s wildfires forced the Sisters Folk Festival to cancel the event, but this year’s lineup is setting the stage for a stellar comeback. With acts like Justin Townes Earle, local band The Weather Machine and more, it’s sure to be a great weekend of music that you don’t want to miss.
Bend Bicycle Film Festival
September 7 | Bend
Watch locally produced short films that celebrate all things cycling in Bend at the Bend Bicycle Film Festival. There’s a $250 prize for the audience favorite, as well a two-hour bike ride to join that day led by Chris Horner. The Tower Theatre doors open at 6 p.m. and festival tickets are $11.
Great Drake Park Duck Race
September 9 | Bend
An iconic annual fundraising event, the Great Drake Park Duck Race returns this Sunday. In addition to the rubber duck race in Mirror Pond, there will be lots of games and activities the whole family can enjoy.
“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time”
Closes September 9 | Bend
This weekend is your last chance to catch “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,” a play produced by the local Cascades Theatrical Company. Based on the bestselling book of the same name, the story follows a young boy on a journey to solve a crime.
Summer outdoor concerts in Bend aren’t over yet. Rock band Daughtry will be performing at the Athletic Club of Bend on Wednesday. On Saturday, Mark Ransom will be closing out the outdoor concert series season at Elk Lake Resort.