There’s something for everyone this week in Central Oregon. Thursday, start at one of the many shows at the Small Batch Comedy Festival. Friday, Bend Fall Festival is back, and so is the Sisters Folk Festival. Saturday, the highly anticipated snowboarding film, “Fleeting Time,” premieres at the Tower Theatre.
Small Batch Comedy Festival
Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday | Starting at $15 | Bend
The Bend Small Batch Comedy Festival may have started Wednesday with an open mic, but the celebration of comedy continues through October 2. There are multiple shows at The Capitol, Silver Moon Brewing and Craft Kitchen & Brewery all weekend. Laugh alongside Eric Oren, Cody Michael and other hilarious comedians through Sunday. Click here to see the lineup and get tickets.
Bend Fall Festival
Friday, Saturday & Sunday | Free | Downtown Bend
At this year’s Bend Fall Festival, discover fine arts and crafts vendors, delicious food, live music and family-friendly activities including pumpkin painting. Enjoy the crisp autumn air at the Harvest Market or the Oregon Lifestyle Market. Saturday, celebrate even more by participating in Oktoberfest Spirit Day with costume contests for adults, kids and pets. Click here to visit the Bend Fall Festival website for more information.
Sisters Folk Festival
Friday, Saturday & Sunday | Starting at $75 | Sisters
Nearly every corner of Sisters will be alive with music playing at venues such as The Open Door, Village Green Park and Sisters Art Works, among others. The 2022 festival lineup includes The Milk Carton Kids, Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans, Rainbow Girls and so many more. Grab a bite or a drink, and listen as the whole town fills with live music. Click here to visit the Sisters Folk Festival website for tickets and to see the full lineup.
Film Premiere: “Fleeting Time”
6:30 p.m. Saturday | $10 | Tower Theatre, Bend
Ben Ferguson, from Bend, and other brilliant snowboarders star in the new film, “Fleeting Time.” The film follows the iconic big mountain free-rider through British Columbia, Idaho, Wyoming, Alaska, California and Oregon, over the course of two winters. Get ready to see incredible footage of towering mountains and daring snowboarders on the slopes. Click here to visit the Tower Theatre website for tickets.