By Makenzie Whittle

The Bulletin

Wednesday 7/17

30th Annual Oregon High Desert Classics: The annual event will include Hunter Derby brunches, ride drive and drink race, best dog competitions, grand prix dinners; 7:30-5:30 p.m.; free for spectators, charges apply for brunches and dinners; J Bar J Boys Ranch, 62895 Hamby Road, Bend; oregonhighdesertclassics.org or 541-389-1409.

Raft n’ Brew — Worthy Brewing: Participants will raft through the Big Eddy section of the Deschutes River then have a tasting of the brewery’s beers, 50% of proceeds will go to the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council; 4:30-7 p.m.; $59 per person plus $4.95 trip insurance, $413 private raft; Sun Country Tours, 531 SW. 13th St., Bend; suncountrytours.com or 541-382-1709.

Pups on the Patio Round Two: The dog friendly fundraiser for BrightSide Animal Shelter will feature several dog-related companies, Polaroid photos of dogs and their owners, dog swimming pools, organic dog treats, merchandise raffle and more; 5-8 p.m.; free; Silver Moon Brewing, 24 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-388-8331.

Summer Repair Cafe: Volunteer fixers will repair broken items including small appliances, clothing, outdoor gear, small furniture, jewelry, electronics, boots and shoes, bikes and more; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; free; DIY Cave, 444 SE Ninth St., Bend; 541-385-6908 x26.

Pop Up! Guest Brewery and Guest Chef Cookout: Beers from Boss Rambler Beer Club will be served along with a special meal from Portland chef Gabe Rosen of Noraneko and Giraffe Goods; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; $25 first come first served; The Suttle Lodge, 13300 U.S. Highway 20, Sisters; thesuttlelodge.com or 541-638-7001.

Thursday 7/18

30th Annual Oregon High Desert Classics: The annual event will include Hunter Derby brunches, ride drive and drink race, best dog competitions, grand prix dinners; 7:30-5:30 p.m.; free for spectators, charges apply for brunches and dinners; J Bar J Boys Ranch, 62895 Hamby Road, Bend; oregonhighdesertclassics.org or 541-389-1409.

Cork & Barrel: A three-day wine and food event series benefiting KIDS Center, this year featuring Southern Oregon wineries; 6-9 p.m.; $100-$200; Broken Top Club, 62000 Broken Top Drive, Bend; corkandbarrel.org or 541-383-5958.

Paint and Imbibe: Participants will learn about color mixing and abstract painting on paper, grab a beer from the brewery next door or bring your own beverage; 6:30 p.m.; $55 plus fees; Bright Place Gallery, 909 SE Armour Road, Bend; eventbrite.com or 503-729-8489.

Music in the Round: Nathan Lytle, Marianne Thomas, Kurt Silva will perform a benefit for a Central Oregon nonprofit with tips and a portion of beer sales going to the charity; 7-9 p.m.; free; Crow’s Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks St., Bend; 541-728-0066.

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