Summer Sunday Concerts Start June 10




One of the great benefits of living in Bend is all of the great concerts that are available during the summer.  What makes it even better is how many of them are free. It would be interesting to add up how many bands perform for free in Bend each year at festivals, fairs and assorted […]




NorthWest Crossing Spring Festival ’12




Becky and I spent a fabulous Saturday at NorthWest Crossing Spring Festival.  This was our first big festival since Winterfest and it didn’t disappoint.  The entertainment was top notch, including:  Chris Barron (lead singer of the Spin Doctors), 2nd Hand Soldiers (a great reggae cover band), Katt and Roots Revolution (the guy can sing), and […]




Bend Winterfest 2012




We weren’t able to get down to Winterfest until about 6:30 last night which didn’t give us a whole lot of time to walk around and see and do all there is to do.  However, we did get to see some really cool ice sculptures like the one on the left.  Those people are able […]




Bend Winterfest is Coming!




  Bend Winterfest 2010 Mt. Bachelor Rail Jam from Wes Coughlin on Vimeo. I saw the first sign that Winterfest is coming!  Buttons for admission to Winterfest are on sale now.  If you wait until February 16 to buy your button the price will be $8 but you can buy a button now at any OnPoint […]




Munch and Music




Six Thursday evenings during the summer are reserved for Munch and Music in Bend.  This past Thursday we made it down to Drake Park for Curtis Salgado.  Curtis has been sharing his blues throughout the Northwest and nationally since the late 1970’s and it is always nice to have the opportunity to hear him again. While […]