Small bites

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,

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,

— John Gottberg Anderson