BEND'S MAKERS DISTRICT EVENTS


NEXT EVENT - 9/18/16: Bend's Makers District

at Bend Open Streets!

 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Businesses Open from 12:00 (noon) -4:00 pm

SUNDAY ONLY

Bend Open Streets will temporally close streets to automobile traffic, so that people may use them for walking, biking, skating, dancing, playing, and socializing. Open Streets is part of a broader city effort to encourage sustained physical activity, increase community engagement and build support for more transportation choices. Bring your bicycle, or just your feet and explore the streets in a safe, healthy and more livable way. THE EVENT IS FREE & DOG FRIENDLY.  

- only emergency vehicle access on route during event-  

- aerial silks - miniature golf stations - live music - scavenger hunt - 

- Human Foosball sponsored by MILLER LUMBER & BEND RESTORE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY (this will be part of the scavenger hunt, located in the parking lot behind MASSAGE SOLUTIONS OF BEND and BETHLYN'S GLOBAL FUSION and to the side of NATURAL EDGE FURNITURE) 

- community & safety awareness at the Community Engine with the BEND FIRE DEPARTMENT-

- food - beverages - sales - and more !!!

(PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES AND PLANNED ACTIVITIES LISTED BELOW)

AGRICULTURAL CONNECTIONS:

**Bend Latin Dance Academy Performances at 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm

**Miniature Golf Station

BEthlyn's Global Fusion:

**Open for brunch, or a quick bite from 12:00 - 5:00 pm

BEND VELO:

**Miniature Golf Station

FARMERS INSURANCE AGENCY:

**Miniature Golf Station

HUMM KOMBUCHA:

**Kombucha, beer sales AND floats outside on the lawn

**Miniature Golf Station

LOST SEASON SUPPLY CO.:

** Coffee cart with pastries

MASSAGE SOLUTIONS OF bEND:

** Miniature Golf Station

my lucky housE:

** Miniature Golf Station at NATURAL EDGE FURNITURE

NATURAL EDGE FURNITURE:

** Addy Mac's Ice Cream available for purchase

**Miniature Golf Station

OREGON SPIRIT DISTILLERS:

** “Happy Hour” food & drinks and Distillery Tours on the hour

**Bomberos (a collage of rock, blues and a little surf) will perform between 3-5:00 pm outside The Barrel Thief Lounge patio

**Miniature Golf Station (2 $25 gift cards to The Barrel Thief Lounge as prizes if score card is completed/submitted)

RACK N ROLL:

**Beer and hot dogs

**Miniature Golf Station

**Scavenger Hunt Station

utilitu sewing and design:

**SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Pop-Up Marketplace

(taking place at Utilitu Sewing and Design and in NORTH COAST ELECTRIC parking lot)  

**Aerial silks performances by Silks Rising on Saturday

**Alicia Viani playing music on Sunday

Also there will be a Bend Open Streets Scavenger Hunt - Grab a Scavenger Hunt card and get hunting for all the locations on the route. Turn in your completed card to the Commute Options booth, win a small prize, and be entered to win our Grand Prize: a bicycle, helmet, and bike lights from Empowering Youth Bicycle Program. Drawing held at 3:50 pm at the Commute Options booth in the Cascade East Transit Activity Hub.

*** For more regarding Bend Open Streets and stations outside the Bend's Makers District information can be found at:

 http://bendopenstreets.org/


 6/3/2016 - 6/5/2016: Future Fair Event with the Bend Livability Project

 

WHAT IS THE BEND LIVABILITY PROJECT? 

Partly a celebration of our city and partly a massive townhall meeting, the Bend Livability Project will drive diverse populations in Bend—including millenials, adult professionals, youth and seniors—to learn about and participate in shaping Bend’s future through three days of films, parties, public art projects, lectures, panels, workshops, walking tours and events. Bendites of all ages and backgrounds are invited to make a personal commitment to ensuring the future livability of Bend and have the chance to plug their energy directly into projects that will transform their hopes for the future into reality. 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

** First Friday Art Walk - Downtown and in the Bend's Makers District

- protected bike lane from the Bend Court House to Olney Ave. - 

- transportation with Bend Trolley from 5-9:00 pm to and from the Bend's Makers District to Downtown Bend  - 

- mural stations - live music -

food - beverages - sales -  prizes - and more !!!

Bethlyn's GLOBAL FUSION:

**mural station

**dinner options

**AND cookie prizes

BEND VELO:

**mural station

**AND indoor ping pong tournament

GEAR PEDDLER:

**mural station

HUMM KOMBUCHA:

**mural station

**kombucha, floats, AND beer sales

IN MOTION TRAINING STUDIO:

**mural station

** client appreciation party

**announcing the winner of our Summer Slimdown Challenge

**AND a prize giveaway

lost season supply co.:

** mural station

**featured local artist: Emily Hoy with collage and beadwork/launch of limited edition Teva sandals

**AND cocktails and music

NATURAL EDGE FURNITURE:

** mural station

**Tiny Tavern with beer-pong and corn-hole

**Holm Made Toffee samples and sales inside the shop

**Agricultural Connections booth with games and prizes

**featured local artist: Karen Ruane

**muralist Nicole Fontana along the alley wall

**AND live music with Boxcar StringBand performing from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Rack N Roll:

**mural station

**AND free beer and hot dogs


6/20/15: Block Party - Bend's Makers Summer Solstice  Event!

WHAT TO EXPECT:

** Scavenger hunt - prizes !!!

(Get a stamp or signature from each business until your scavenger hunt sheet is full,

include your contact information and be entered to win a prize from each participating business !!! )

**Ice Cream from Ziggy's Ice Cream Truck driving around the District 

FARMERS INSURANCE:

**Flyers **Policy information **Classic car on display **Giveaways

GEAR PEDDLER:

**Strider (pedal-less bike) Races for kids aged 1.5 to 4.5 starting at 2:00 PM
(Bikes and helmets provided, Long pants and long sleeves required to race)

**Final race at 5:00 or 5:30 PM

**FREE BEER provided by Silver Moon Brewing and food provided by High Desert BMX

**Michael Coulter playing guitar in the shop

HUMM KOMBUCHA:

**Hula for kids at 2:00 PM **Hula for adults at 3:00 PM **Aerial silks performances with the Bend Circus Center **Growler fills and tastings 

**Special $2 cup of "The Sunny Day" (lemon ginger & apple sass mix)

IN MOTION TRAINING STUDIO:

**Bouncy house for kids

NATURAL EDGE FURNITURE:

**Free Beer  **Barrio Food Truck Bites Available  **Furniture Sale 15-50% Off Showroom Items

**Music: Five Pint Mary (Irish folk-rock band) performing from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

RACK N ROLL:

**Beer  **Hot Dogs  **Soft Drinks  **Fund Raising Car Wash for the Lava City Roller Dolls

**Samples of gluten free goodies from HONEST BAKING    

SARA BELLA UPCYCLED:

**Drinks  **Popcorn and other Snacks  **Demos!

SEARINGS OF BEND:

**4:00 PM Adult Tricycle Race (with Awards)

Bends Makers District Summer Solstice Event Flyer

3/28/15: Block Party - The Maker's March Event!

WHAT TO EXPECT:

CENTRAL OREGON LOCAVORE: 

**Free Beer from Big Foot Distributing **Music from Madd Mike Blues and the LD  **“Death by Chocolate” sampling of Jem Raw  **One Sky Choco Chai  **Locally made Gelatos and Ice Cream

FAR AFIELd Cider:

**Cider Sampling  **Tours  **Discussions  **Shwag

HOLD FAST KUSTOMS:

**Music from Sweet Red and the Hot Rod Billies  **Classic Cars Show

NATURAL EDGE FURNITURE:

**Free Beer from Deschutes Brewery  **Barbecue  **Get photographed for the "999 People of Central Oregon" Coffee Table Book by Christian Heeb  **3-5:00PM Music by Johnny of Harley Bourbon  **Furniture Sale 15-50% Off Showroom Items

PERRY RHODES FARMERS INSURANCE AGENCY:

**FREE drawing for amazing local prizes  **Coloring Books for the Kids  **Free Consultation on Insurance!

RACK N ROLL:

**Beer  **Hot Dogs  **Soft Drinks  **Classic Cars  **Motorcycles

SARA BELLA UPCYCLED:

**Drinks  **Snacks  **Demos!

Bends Makers District Makers March Event Flyer

8/30/14: Block Party - Bend's Makers Labor Day Weekend Block Party  Event!