Taste of the Town — About 20 restaurants and food producers from throughout Central Oregon will be offering tastes of their finest cuisine tonight at Taste of the Town, benefiting the scholarship program at Central Oregon Community College. The High Street Band will play dance music during the annual event, which also includes a silent auction and no-host bar. The event begins at 6 p.m.; tickets are $25 advance, $30 at door. Saturday, Cascade Culinary Institute students will prepare a formal, four-course Meal of the Year, to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the college’s Elevation restaurant. Individual tickets are $125 per person. 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-318-3783, www.cocc.edu.
Hola! — Hola!, the Mexican-Peruvian restaurant group based in Bend, will reopen its Sunriver restaurant today after a seasonal winter closure. Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. 57235 River Road, Sunriver; 541-593-8880, www.holabend.com.
— John Gottberg Anderson