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Sept. 23-25 — BEND ROOTS REVIVAL: The sixth annual celebration of performing arts in Bend, with multiple stages and local acts, workshops and more; free; 5 p.m. Sept. 23, 9 a.m. Sept. 24-25; Century Center, 70 S.W. Century Drive; www.bendroots.net.
SEPT. 23-24 — Oktobertfest: Seventh annual festival featuring German food and drinks, wiener dog races and more; free; 5-10 p.m. Sept. 23, noon-10 p.m. Sept. 24; Minnesota Avenue, Bend; www.downtownbend.org.
Sept. 23-24 — NPRA FINALS RODEO: A Northwest Professional Rodeo Association performance, with roping and pageants; $10; 7 p.m.; Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 S. Main St., Prineville; 503-481-3384, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.nwprorodeo.com.
Sept. 23-25 — “FUDDY MEERS”: Cascades Theatrical Company presents the dark comedy about a woman's attempt to regain the memories she loses each night; $20, $15 seniors, $12 students; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23-24, 2 p.m. Sept. 25; Greenwood Playhouse, 148 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-389-0803 or www.cascadestheatrical.org.
Sept. 23-24 — “CHICAGO”: Cat Call Productions presents the musical vaudeville show about crime, corruption and imperfect justice in Prohibition-era Chicago; $25; 8 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
Sept. 23-25, 28-29 — “HARD TIMES”: Innovation Theatre Works presents an adaptation of Studs Terkel's book about people who lived through the Great Depression, with a gala reception Sept. 23; $25, $10 ages 70 and older on Sept. 23; $20, $18 students and seniors, $10 ages 70 and older Sept. 24-25 and 28-29; 8 p.m. Sept. 23-24 and Sept. 28-29, 6 p.m. Sept. 25; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-977-5677 or www.innovationtw.org.
Sept. 23 — “RADIO FLYER”: A screening of the 1992 PG-13-rated film; free; 7:30 p.m.; Jefferson County Library, Rodriguez Annex, 134 S.E. E St., Madras; 541-475-3351 or www.jcld.org.
Sept. 24 — REDMOND GRANGE BREAKFAST: Featuring sourdough pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee and more; proceeds benefit Redmond Habitat for Humanity; $6, $3 ages 12 and younger; 7-10:30 a.m.; Redmond Grange, 707 S.W. Kalama Ave.; 541-480-4495.
Sept. 24 — FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL AND BARN DANCE: Featuring a chili cook-off, a barn dance, contests and more; proceeds benefit the Crooked River Ranch Seniors; free admission; 9 a.m.; MacPherson Park, Clubhouse Road, Crooked River Ranch; 541-570-5564.
Sept. 24 — PROJECT CONNECT: Event features medical and dental services, social services for low-income individuals, food and more; free; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, Hooker Creek Event Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-504-1389 or www.projectconnectco.org.
Sept. 24 — SHANE'S WALK: Walk to Sam Johnson Park in honor of children with cancer; proceeds benefit Candlelighters for Children with Cancer; $20, free for kids; 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. honor lap; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way; email@example.com.
Sept. 24 — WALK FOR THE POOR: A 5K run/walk; proceeds benefit St. Vincent de Paul; pledges accepted in advance, $35 day of race; 9-11 a.m.; Dry Canyon Trail, near Pershall Way, Redmond; 541-504-9840 or http://stvincentdepaulredmond.com.
Sept. 24 — WALK FOR WOMEN: Walk or run from the falls to the Old Mill District, choosing your own distance; registration required; proceeds benefit Saving Grace; sponsorship donations should be based on mileage walked; 10 a.m.; Benham Falls, Forest Road 9702, Bend; 541-330-1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 24 — GROW & SHOW: Show off produce, share gardening tips, enter competitions and more; free; 1 p.m.; Madras Garden Depot, 60 N.W. Depot Road; 541-475-2068.
Sept. 24 — AWESOME '80S PROM: Wear clothes from the 1980s and dance to '80s hits; ages 21 and older; proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Oregon; $50 per couple; 8 p.m.-midnight; Boys & Girls Club of Bend, 500 N.W. Wall St.; 541-678-3767.
Sept. 26 — AN EVENING IN MORNINGSTAR GARDENS: Stroll through the studio and portrait garden and view art photography; reservations requested; a portion of proceeds benefits Bethlehem Inn; donations accepted; 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Dornbusch Photography, 20834 Morningstar Drive, Bend; 541-306-6926 or email@example.com.
Sept. 26 — WINDANCE HOUSE CONCERT: Mare and Nomad Wakefield perform a folk show; call for Bend location; $15 in advance, $17 at the door; 7 p.m.; 541-306-0048.
Sept. 27 — GOOD CHAIR, GREAT BOOKS: Read and discuss “Half Broke Horses” by Jeannette Walls; free; 2 p.m.; Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane; 541-312-1080 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
Sept. 27 — JANE GOODALL LIVE: A screening of the primate researcher answering questions about her life and work; with celebrity guest appearances; $15; 8 p.m.; Regal Old Mill Stadium 16, 680 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; 541-382-6347 or www.fathomevents.com.
Sept. 28 — AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Jane Kirkpatrick reads from her novel “Barcelona Calling”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
Sept. 28 — PETE KARTSOUNES BAND: The Colorado-based folk-roots act performs; free; 7 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www.mcmenamins.com.
Sept. 29 — AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Jane Kirkpatrick reads from her novel “Barcelona Calling”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 252 W. Hood Ave., Sisters; 541-549-0866.
Sept. 29 — ROLAND WHITE: The two-time Oregon State Senior Fiddling Champion performs, with Mark Barringer; free; 6:30 p.m.; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road; 541-312-1032 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
Sept. 29 — HANK III: The country-punk outlaw performs; $20 plus fees in advance, $25 at the door; 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m.; Domino Room, 51 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-788-2989 or www.randompresents.com.
Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 5-6 — “HARD TIMES”: Innovation Theatre Works presents an adaptation of Studs Terkel's book about people who lived through the Great Depression; $20, $18 students and seniors, $10 ages 70 and older; 8 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 1 and Oct. 5-6, 6 p.m. Oct. 2; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-977-5677 or www.innovationtw.org.
Sept. 30 — GIRLS NIGHT OUT: Night of pampering includes massage, beauty consultations, food, a silent auction and more; registration recommended; proceeds benefit Healthy Beginnings; $55 in advance, $65 at the door; 7-10 p.m.; Carrera Motors, 1045 S.E. Third St., Bend; 541-383-6357 or www.myhb.org.
Oct. 1 — BEND MARATHON: Marathon will end in NorthWest Crossing; half-marathon will begin and end in NorthWest Crossing; proceeds benefit The Education Foundation for Bend-La Pine Schools; $100, $85 for half marathon; 9 a.m.; downtown Sisters; 541-400-0341 or www.sisterstobend.com.
Oct. 1 — GREEN AND SOLAR HOME TOUR: Tour sustainable homes in Central Oregon; with a kickoff and presentations on the homes and their technologies at Central Oregon Community College, Wille Hall, in Bend; free; 9 a.m. presentations, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. homes open; www.greenandsolarhometour.com.
Oct. 1 — PHOTO WALK: Walk through downtown Bend and take photos; registration required; free; 2 p.m.; Drake Park, 777 N.W. Riverside Blvd., Bend; http://tinyurl.com/3tpy7hh.
Oct. 1 — PAULA POUNDSTONE: The sharp-witted and spontaneous comedian performs; $39 or $49 in advance, $44 or $54 day of show; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
Oct. 1-2 — Bend Fall Festival: Annual seasonal event features live music, craft vendors, a hay maze and more; free; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 1, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 2; downtown Bend; www.c3events.com.
Oct. 5 — CHILDREN'S EXPEDITION LUNCHEON: Speakers talk about MountainStar Family Relief Nursery's work to prevent child abuse and neglect; proceeds benefit the nursery; free; noon; The Riverhouse Convention Center, 2850 N.W. Rippling River Court, Bend; 541-322-6820, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mountainstarfamily.org.
Oct. 5 — RAILROAD DAY CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION: Celebrate local railroad history, with games, train rides, tours, displays, reenactments and more; free; 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Art Station, 313 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend; 541-389-1813 or www.deschuteshistory.org.
Oct. 6 — JOURNEY TO THE GALAPAGOS: A naturalist, biologist and physicist share perspectives and photos of the Galapagos Islands; free; 2 p.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-617-4663, email@example.com or http://osher.uoregon.edu.
Oct. 6 — BENDFILM: The eighth annual independent film festival features films at McMenamins Old St. Francis School, the Tower Theatre, Regal Old Mill Stadium 16, Sisters Movie House and the Oxford Hotel; $175 full festival pass, $110 full film pass, individual tickets $11 in advance, $12 at the door; 6 p.m.; 541-388-3378, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bendfilm.org.