Event calendar Sept. 13-19

Published Sep 13, 2013 at 05:00AM

TODAY

DOWNHILL BIKE PARK OPENING: Featuring live music, barbecue, bike clinics and more; free for spectators at West Village base area, $19 chairlift ticket afternoon only, $29 full-day chairlift ticket; 10 a.m.; Mt. Bachelor, 13000 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 541-382-2442 or www.mtbachelor.com/summer/services_activities/bike_park/info.

KNOW ENDS: OREGON'S GREATEST NATURAL DISASTERS: Author William Sullivan explores Oregon's natural disasters and discusses why it's important to understand the underlying cycles and what we can do about them; free; 2 p.m.; Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane; 541-312-1034 or tinad@deschuteslibrary.org.

SISTERS FARMERS MARKET: 3-6 p.m.; Barclay Park, West Cascade Avenue and Ash Street; www.sistersfarmersmarket.com.

LITTLE RASCAL'S DINNER & AUCTION: The fourth annual event features live and silent auctions; proceeds benefit The Redmond Learning Center and Child Care; $45 or two for $80; 5:30 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-923-4854 or www.redmondlearningcenter@gmail.com.

AUTHOR PRESENTATION: William Sullivan presents a new slide show based on the newest edition of his book “100 Hikes in Northwest Oregon (& Southwest Washington)”; $5; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 252 W. Hood Ave., Sisters; 541-540-0866.

EKOLU: The Hawaiian reggae band performs, with 2nd Hand Soldiers and the Hokulea Dancers; $10; 7 p.m.; Liquid Lounge, 70 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend.

MICHAEL WAITE: The Marquette, Mich.-based singer-songwriter performs; free; 7 p.m.; The Blacksmith Restaurant, 211 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-318-0588 or www.bendblacksmith.com.

TORREY NEWHART: The Eugene jazz artist performs solo piano; free; 7-8:30 p.m.; Dudley's Bookshop Cafe, 135 N.W. Minnesota Ave., Bend; 541-749-2010.

“SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK”: A screening of the 2012 film about a man who moves back in with his parents after a stint in a mental institution; refreshments provided; free; 7:30 p.m.; Rodriguez Annex Jefferson County Library, Rodriguez Annex, 134 S.E. E St., Madras; 541-475-3351 or www.jcld.org.

MONTY PYTHON'S “SPAMALOT”: The Tony-winning musical, presented by Stage Right Productions; $24-$29 plus fees; 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org. (Story, Page 12)

EDEWAARD: The Eugene rock band performs; $5; 9:30 p.m.; Silver Moon Brewing & Taproom, 24 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-388-8331 or www.silvermoonbrewing.com.

JERRY JOSEPH TRIO: The veteran rocker performs with Steve James and Steve Drizos; free; 9:30 p.m.; Blue Pine Kitchen and Bar, 25 S.W. Century Dr., Bend; 541-389-2558 or www.bluepinebar.com.

SATURDAY

Sept. 14

SHANE'S WALK: A festival to celebrate those fighting against childhood cancer, featuring a walk, games, crafts, bouncy houses, live music and more; free admission, $10 for walk (includes T-shirt), free walk for kids, separate costs for games; 7:30 a.m. walk registration, 10 a.m. festival and live entertainment begins; American Legion Community Park, 850 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-233-8213 or www.shaneswalk.weebly.com.

TUMALO PEDDLERS FLEA MARKET: Free admission; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tumalo Feed Co., 64619 U.S. Highway 20, Bend; 541-306-8016 or copeddlersmarket@gmail.com.

CARS FOR CARE: A boat, car and RV show; $5, free for children 12 and younger; 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-610-8281.

PREMIER AND CLASSIC EVENT: A vintage motorcycle rally for riders and spectators; proceeds benefit Crooked River Ranch community; $10, $12 dinner; 9 a.m.; field across from Trading Post, Southwest Chinook Drive and Commercial Loop Road, Crooked River Ranch; 541-388-2135 or www.steelstampede.org.

PRINEVILLE FARMERS MARKET: Free; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Prineville City Plaza, 387 N.E. Third St.; 541-447-6217 or prinevillefarmersmarket@gmail.com.

CENTRAL OREGON SATURDAY MARKET: Featuring arts and crafts from local artisans; free admission; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; parking lot across from Downtown Bend Public Library, 600 N.W. Wall St.; 541-420-9015 or www.centraloregonsaturdaymarket.com.

FESTIVAL OF CULTURES: Features booths representing different cultures, a community-based official citizenship oath ceremony, dance and music performers, food vendors, kids area and more; free; 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-382-4366 or www.festivalofcultures.info.

NORTHWEST CROSSING SATURDAY FARMERS MARKET: Free; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; NorthWest Crossing, Mt. Washington and Northwest Crossing drives, Bend; www.nwxevents.com.

OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY WALK: Walk the butte's Larkspur Trail in honor of suicide prevention; walk begins at the park shelter near the trail; registration required; free; 10 a.m., 9 a.m. check-in; Pilot Butte State Park, Northeast Pilot Butte Summit Drive, Bend; 541-419-5303 or www.outofthedarkness.org.

SISTERS FALL STREET FESTIVAL: Featuring arts, crafts, food and silent auction; proceeds benefit Sisters High School Art Department; free; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Creekside Park, U.S. Highway 20 and Jefferson Avenue, Sisters; 541-549-8905 or www.centraloregonshows.com.

FREE BARBECUE: Donations benefit local veterans; free, donations accepted; 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; VFW Hall, 1503 N.E. Fourth St., Bend; 541-389-0775 or VFW@bendbroadband.com.

KNOW ENDS: OREGON'S GREATEST NATURAL DISASTERS: Author William Sullivan explores Oregon's natural disasters and discusses why it's important to understand the underlying cycles and what we can do about them; free; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1034 or tinad@deschuteslibrary.org.

HALFWAY TO ST. PATRICK'S DAY: Live music all afternoon and TapWater at 6 p.m; free; 1-9 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www.mcmenamins.com.

OKTOBERFEST/OKTOBERCREST: The sixth annual Redmond Kiwanis event partners with Eagle Crest and features 24 craft beers on tap, wines, ciders, live music, classic German food, hay rides and more; raffle proceeds benefit the Sam Johnson Park renovation; free admission, $15 for souvenir mug and three beverage tastes; 2-7:30 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-504-2306.

LOCAVORE'S NACHO ORDINARY FUNDRAISER AND DANCE PARTY: Bend chefs make nachos with local ingredients and attendees judge who should be crowned “Nacho Ultimate”; live music; $25, $10 for dance party only; 6 p.m.; Central Oregon Locavore, 1216 N.E. First St., Bend; www.centraloregonlocavore.com.

RED DRESS PARTY: Wear red attire to a dance party; proceeds benefit the local Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians & Gays organization; $25, $35 VIP, $45 for a couple, cash or check only at the door; 7-10 p.m.; Liquid Lounge, 70 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend; 541-317-2334 or www.pflagcentralor.4t.com.

MONTY PYTHON'S “SPAMALOT”: The Tony-winning musical, presented by Stage Right Productions; $24-$29 plus fees; 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

ONE F: The California indie rock band performs, with Don Quixote; free; 9 p.m., doors open at 8:30 p.m.; Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 541-323-1881 or www.volcanictheatrepub.com.

JERRY JOSEPH TRIO: The veteran rocker performs with Steve James and Steve Drizos; free; 9:30 p.m.; Blue Pine Kitchen and Bar, 25 S.W. Century Dr., Bend; 541-389-2558 or www.bluepinebar.com.

THE HAYMARKET SQUARES: The Phoenix punk band performs; $5; 9:30 p.m.; Silver Moon Brewing & Taproom, 24 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-388-8331 or www.silvermoonbrewing.com.

SUNDAY

Sept. 15

PREMIER AND CLASSIC EVENT: A vintage motorcycle rally for riders and spectators; proceeds benefit Crooked River Ranch community; $10, $12 dinner; 7 a.m.; field across from Trading Post, Southwest Chinook Drive and Commercial Loop Road, Crooked River Ranch; 541-388-2135 or www.steelstampede.org.

SISTERS FALL STREET FESTIVAL: Featuring arts, crafts, food and silent auction; proceeds benefit Sisters High School Art Department; free; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Creekside Park, U.S. Highway 20 and Jefferson Avenue, Sisters; 541-549-8905 or www.centraloregonshows.com.

BROOKSWOOD BIG BLOCK BASH: Old-fashioned block party featuring live music, vendor booths, pet adoptions, food and more; free; 1-6 p.m.; Brookswood Meadow Plaza, 19530 Amber Meadow Drive, Bend; 541-323-3370 or www.brookswoodmeadowplaza.com.

MUSIC IN PUBLIC PLACES: “Add a Player,” featuring a performance by Central Oregon Symphony musicians; free; 1 p.m.; Lava Lands Visitor Center, 58201 U.S. Highway 97; 541-317-3941 or www.cosymphony.com.

TUESDAY FARMERS MARKET: Free admission; 2-6 p.m.; Brookswood Meadow Plaza, 19530 Amber Meadow Drive, Bend; 541-323-3370 or farmersmarket@brookswoodmeadowplaza.com.

MONTY PYTHON'S “SPAMALOT”: The Tony-winning musical, presented by Stage Right Productions; $24-$29 plus fees; 4 p.m., doors open 3 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

DANA AND SUSAN ROBINSON: The North Carolina folk singers perform; reserve a seat for Bend location; $15-$20 suggested donation; happy hour begins at 4 p.m.; House concert, Bend; 541-306-0048 or windance2011@gmail.com.

Monday

Sept. 16

No Events Listed

TUESDAY

Sept. 17

“WHAT'S WHAT IN GENEALOGY 2013”: Marsha Lakes reflects on the National Genealogical Society's 2013 family history conference; free; 10 a.m.-noon; Rock Arbor Villa, Williamson Hall, 2200 N.E. U.S. Highway 20, Bend; 541-317-9553 or www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/bend-gs.

REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Free admission; 3-6 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue; 541-550-0066 or redmondfarmersmarket1@hotmail.com.

KNOW ENDS: LIT PUB: Featuring zombie, pandemic and post-apocalyptic books; free; 6 p.m., doors open 5 p.m.; The Pig and Pound Public House, 427 SW Eighth Street, Redmond; 541-312-1032 or lizg@deschuteslibrary.org.

MONTY PYTHON'S “LIFE OF BRIAN”: A screening of the movie about a young Jewish man born on the same day in a manger next door to Jesus Christ; $9 plus fees, free with ticket to “Spamalot”; 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org. (Story, Page 28)

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 18

BEND FARMERS MARKET: Free admission; 3-7 p.m.; Brooks Alley, between Northwest Franklin Avenue and Northwest Brooks Street; 541-408-4998, bendfarmersmarket@gmail.com or www.bendfarmersmarket.com.

MONTY PYTHON'S “MEANING OF LIFE”: A screening of a series of comedy sketches and songs about the seven stages of life; $9 plus fees, free with ticket to “Spamalot;” 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org. (Story, Page 28)

WATER TOWER: The Portland string band performs; free; 7-10 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www.mcmenamins.com.

MIDORI & EZRA BOY: The California rock group performs, with Voodoo Highway; $5 in advance, $7 at the door; 9 p.m., doors open at 8 p.m.; Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 541-323-1881 or www.volcanictheatrepub.com.

THURSDAY

Sept. 19

MUSIC IN PUBLIC PLACES: “Add a Player,” featuring a performance by Central Oregon Symphony musicians; free; 4 p.m.; La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St.; 541-317-3941 or www.cosymphony.com.

SMART ART: SHOW, SALE, SOCIAL: Featuring an art contest, raffles, live auction and music; proceeds benefit Start Making A Reader Today programs; $10 or a new hardcover children's book, reservation recommended; 5:30 p.m.; Aspen Hall, 18920 N.W. Shevlin Park Road, Bend; 541-355-5600 or dturnbull@getsmartoregon.org.

KNOW ENDS: THE ZOMBIE INVASION: Author William Akin takes a look at the idea of the zombie and how it has come to be such a prominent part of our modern cultural landscape; free; 6 p.m.; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road; 541-312-1034 or tinad@deschuteslibrary.org.

“FULLY CHARGED”: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents performers from around the world for a circus experience; free face-time with performers one hour before show; $20-$40; 7 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 541-548-2711.

ARIANA SARAHA : The California Celtic singer performs; $10; 7-9 p.m.; Hawthorn Healing Arts Center, 39 N.W. Louisiana Ave., Bend; 541-330-0334, info@hawthorncenter.com.

HIP HATCHET: Indie-folk from Portland, with Luke Redfield and Hawkmeat; $5; 7 p.m.; Tin Pan Theater, 869 N.W. Tin Pan Alley, Bend; 541-241-2271.

“CLEAN GUYS OF COMEDY”: A screening of comedians Dave Coulier, Jamie Kennedy, Andy Hendrickson, Ralph Harris and Heather McDonald; $12.50; 8 p.m.; Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, 680 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; 541-382-6347. (Story, Page 28)

MONTY PYTHON'S “SPAMALOT”: The Tony-winning musical, presented by Stage Right Productions; $24-$29 plus fees; 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

“NOTBAD” AND “TOM RITCHEY'S 40-YEAR RIDE”: A screening of two bicycle films for Central Oregon Trail Alliance Movie Night; $5; 9 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www.mcmenamins.com. (Story, Page 28)

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DON'T MISS ...

Today

Downhill Bike Park Opening: Celebrate a new place to play at Mt. Bachelor.

Today & Saturday

William Sullivan: Author! Author! Sullivan has three presentations!

Saturday

Festival of Cultures: Learn about different cultures and have fun doing it with booths, music and dancing! Witness a community-based official citizenship oath ceremony at Centennial Park.

Nacho Ordinary Fundraiser: Nachos? For a good cause? Yes, please.

Kiwanis Oktoberfest/Oktobercrest: Ein Bier, bitte, at Eagle Crest Resort.

Central Oregon Saturday Market: It's your last chance to shop at this event.

Thursday

“Fully Charged”: “Fly through the air with the greatest of ease ...”

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