From live music to art walks to stand-up comedy, it’s a great weekend to be in Central Oregon.
Storm Large Holiday Ordeal
December 28-29 | Tower Theatre, Bend | $32-$57
Storm Large, a vocalist for Pink Martini as well as a musician, actor, author and playwright, will take the stage at the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend for her performance “Storm Large Holiday Ordeal.”
Roast of 2018
December 27 | The Capitol, Bend | $10-$15
A host of local stand-up comedians will be at The Capitol on Thursday evening for the Roast of 2018. All the comedians will be roasting the top news stories from throughout the year. A portion of the ticket sales will benefit the American Red Cross Wildfire Relief.
Fourth Friday Art Stroll
December 28 | Downtown Sisters | Free
On Friday evening, head to downtown Sisters for the Fourth Friday Art Stroll. Twenty art galleries in Sisters will stay open late for the art walk, and some will offer live music and refreshments. Visit with the local artists and browse fine art and handmade ceramics, jewelry, sculpture and more.
Freeze Your Fanny Family Fun Run
December 29 | Madras Aquatic Center, Madras | $30-$60
Get outside with the family on Saturday and join the Freeze Your Fanny Family Fun Run in Madras. The fun walk and run benefits the nonprofit MountainStar in Madras and has three and eight-mile runs to participate in. This year, teams can also race in the biathlon.
At McMenamins’ Father Luke’s Room in downtown Bend, Parlour will play on Wednesday, Lande will take the stage on Thursday and Broken Down Guitars will perform on Friday. Also on Friday, Brother Gabe, of Watkins Glen and Elektrapod, will be hosting an album release party and concert at Volcanic Theatre Pub. And Portland folk-pop duo Fox & Bones will be playing at LOGE Entrada on Saturday.