Skiing at Mt. Bachelor - Things to do in Bend March 2019

As Central Oregon realtors, we know the biggest draw to living in Central Oregon — the community and the culture. In Bend, our community includes something for everyone — from the kickoff to Women’s History Month at the MUSE Conference to skiing, snowboarding and winter recreation at Mt. Bachelor. Sample wine and browse local art during the First Friday Art Walk or find your new fishing pole at the Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show. When you’re looking for things to do in Bend, Sunriver and throughout Central Oregon, Tuttle and Tuttle has you covered with a selection of great events and activities to enhance your lifestyle.

Things to Do in Bend, Sunriver and Central Oregon: March 2019

Muse Conference

February 28 - March 3
Muse Hub, 859 NW Wall St., Bend

The seventh annual MUSE Conference brings together local women and teens in Celebration of International Women’s Day and as a kickoff to Women’s History Month. Internationally recognized artists, authors, athletes, entrepreneurs, activists and social change leaders come together for four days of art installations, keynote talks, live performances, panel discussions, breakout workshops and more.

Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show

February 28 - March 3
Deschutes County Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond

Head to Redmond for the annual Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show, which features more gear and more fun for outdoor sports enthusiasts of all ages. Discover cutting edge sporting and outdoor gear and get information from industry experts. Includes boat show and RV sale.

Downtown Bend Restaurant Week

March 1-9
Various Locations in Downtown Bend

Visit select downtown Bend Restaurants during Restaurant Week for select specialty dishes and discounts on favorite dishes for customers. Participating restaurants include Mantra Indian Cuisine, Drake, Bend Brewing Company, 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar, Jackalope Grill, The Lemon Tree, Salud Raw Food, Worthy Taps & Tacos, Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails, Joolz, Deschutes Brewery.

First Friday Art Walk

March 1
Various Locations in Downtown Bend

The First Friday Art Walk has become a popular event for locals and visitors alike. Browse art from a variety of local artists on display at businesses throughout downtown Bend. Galleries kick off their monthly shows on First Friday, which includes local beverages, food, music and entertainment as well as art demos and other fun surprises.

Sisters Folk Festival Winter Concert Series

March 6, 7pm
Sisters High School Auditorium, 1700 McKinney Butte Rd., Sisters

A regional favorite, the Sisters Folk Festival brings you excellent live music options through their Winter Concert Series. Darlingside performs this week and the band features superpowered harmonies, drawing comparisons to Simon & Garfunkle, The Byrds, etc. Folk-rock performers River Whyless open the evening.

Cascade Crest Nordic Ski Marathon & Relay

March 9, 9am
Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr., Bend

Calling all winter athletes! Test your limits at the 2019 Cascade Crest Nordic Ski Marathon. Choose from a 50km Skate race, a 25km Skate race, a 10km Skate or Classic race for beginning racers and a 4 x 12.5km Skate relay. Enjoy skiing and the splendor of Broken Top, by skiing on and around Dutchman Flat and Todd Lake before returning to the Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center.

Subaru Winterfest

March 15-17
Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr., Bend

Head up to Mt. Bachelor to celebrate winter with a concert and mountain lifestyle tour. Share your love for all things winter by enjoying live music, gear giveaways, free s’mores, snacks and hot beverages. Subaru owners get VIP parking and a special gift while supplies last during the weekend. Head down to Crow’s Feet Commons in downtown Bend for evening concerts with The Lil Smokies, Langhorne Slim & The Law and G. Love and Special Sauce.

St. Patrick’s Day Dash 2019

March 17, 8:30am
Deschutes Brewery Warehouse, 399 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend

This family-friendly 5k fun run benefits the Mt. Bachelor Rotary Club-funded Gift of Literacy and J Bar J Youth Services. Enjoy food, beverages and prizes for the best St. Patty’s Day costume. After the race, enjoy live music by The Pitchfork Revolution, food and beer from Deschutes Brewery at the Post-Dash Bash. Costume contest categories include Best Spirited (male/female), Best Spirited Team, Best Family/Group, Best Couple.

High Desert Stampede

March 28-30
Deschutes County Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond

This fast-paced event draws a wide variety of spectators. Join other rodeo fans for world-champion athletes and animals at the High Desert Stampede. This is an annual Top 40 Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association event.

TedXBend 2019

March 30, 12pm
Bend Senior High School, 230 NE 6th St., Bend

Ted Conferences have popped up and gained popularity throughout the world. TEDxBend features talks, demonstrations and performances under 18 minutes each. Each year, local, national and international speakers and performers descend upon the stage at Bend Senior High School to inspire and engage.

Sunriver Job Fair

March 27, 10am-12pm
SHARC, 57250 Overlook Rd., Sunriver

Moving to Central Oregon and looking for a seasonal summer job in Sunriver? Head down to the Sunriver Job Fair hosted by the Sunriver Owner’s Association. SROA plans to fill more than 100 seasonal staff positions. This event also includes other Sunriver-area businesses looking to fill positions in customer service, food service, retail sales and recreation.

Central Oregon Golf Show

March 30-31
Riverhouse Convention Center

Visitors attending the Central Oregon Golf Show can expect to meet area golf pros, test the newest clubs, get great deals on golf equipment and apparel and start off their season with a bang. This showcases golf equipment and booths for the serious to casual golfer.

How Will You Spend Your Time?

After browsing these great events, which will you plan on attending? Let us know in the comments some of your favorite Central Oregon events, so we can feature these types of gatherings in the future! When you’re ready to make the move to Central Oregon or to sell and upgrade the home you already own here, the team at Tuttle and Tuttle can help you make your housing and real estate dreams come true so you can enjoy more of these great events throughout the year.