Ice Skating Rink Hours
The Pavilion: Drop-ins welcome during public skate sessions. Open skating session times vary; see website for details; $12 adults, $11 older adults (60-79) and students, $10 youth and honored citizens (80-plus), children younger than 3 with a paying adult are free, $3 discount if you bring your own skates, $6 per person for special sessions; 1001 SW Bradbury Drive, Bend; bendparksandrec.org/facility/the-pavilion or 541-389-7588.
Seventh Mountain Resort: Reservations required. Open skating sessions run 1 hour and 30 minutes every two hours 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; $15 adults, online, $12 children 7 to 18, online, $3 discount for bringing your own skates; Seventh Mountain Resort Ice Rink, 18575 SW Century Drive, Bend; seventhmountainriverco.com/ice-skating or 877-765-1501.
Sunriver Village: Reservations required for all skaters. Open skating sessions run 1 hour and 15 minutes every two hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; $16 adults, $12 children 5 to 12, $4 discount if you have your own skates; Sunriver Village Ice Rink, 57100 Beaver Drive, Sunriver; or 541-593-5948.
Lava Cave Tours: A guided tour of a local lava tube exploring the geologic and human history as well as the ecology of the cave; 1:30 p.m., 7 p.m.; $95 per person, $70 children 11 and younger; Wanderlust Tours, 61535 S. Highway 97, Bend; wanderlusttours.com or 541-389-8359.
Shoes, Brews & Views Snowshoe Tour: A naturalist-guided tour snowshoeing the Cascades with a local microbrew or root beer to enjoy afterward; 1:30-5:30 p.m.; $100 per person $70 children 11 and younger (root beer available for those younger than 21); Wanderlust Tours, 61535 S. Highway 97, Bend; wanderlusttours.com or 541-389-8359
Prohibition Cave Tour: Explore a cave in a system known to have been used to distill spirits (illegally) with a naturalist guide and then head to a local distillery to learn about its history; 1:30 p.m.; $115 per person, $90 children 11 and younger; Wanderlust Tours, 61535 S. Highway 97, Bend; wanderlusttours.com or 541-389-8359
Daytime Snowshoe Tour: Snowshoe through the powdery snow in the Cascades; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1:30-5:30 p.m.; $95 per person, $70 children 11 and younger; Wanderlust Tours, 61535 S. Highway 97, Bend; wanderlusttours.com or 541-389-8359
Starlight & Moonlight Snowshoe Tours: Watch twilight descend over the Cascades and enjoy a clear starry night while snowshoeing powdery snow-filled forest at night in the Cascade Mountains; 7-11 p.m.; $100 per person; Wanderlust Tours, 61535 S. Highway 97, Bend; wanderlusttours.com or 541-389-8359
Sled Dog Rides with Oregon Trail of Dreams: Stay snug and warm in the sled while a team led by professional mushers take you on an adventure along snowy tree-lined trails near the slopes of Mount Bachelor; $100-$275, advance reservations are required; Mt. Bachelor Ski Area, 13000 Century Drive, Bend; mtbachelor.com or 800-829-2442.
Winter Wandering: Explore the natural beauty of Deschutes Land Trust preserves this winter at your own pace; deschuteslandtrust.org.
Planetarium Shows with Sunriver Nature Center; 5-6:30 p.m.; Great Hall-Sunriver Resort, 17600 Center Drive, Sunriver; sunriverresort.com or 800-801-8765.
Badminton Night: Beginning and experienced players welcome; 5-7:30 p.m.; $10; Bend Hoops, 1307 NE First St., Bend
Bend Film Presents — "Nexus" & "The Approach 2": This will be a stoke-filled winter night celebrating films that showcase diversity in skiing while supporting the non-profit organizations SheJumps and BendFilm; 7 p.m.; $15; Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend; towertheatre.org or 541-317-0700.
Moonlight Ski Concert: Enjoy an evening of beautiful Piano in the lodge with wireless headphones; 5 p.m.; Virginia Meissner Sno-Park, milepost 14, SW Century Drive, Bend; bandsintown.com or 541-383-4000.
MBSEF Ski Mountaineering: The six-Week MBSEF Ski Mountaineering program aims to introduce youth athletes ages 14-18 interested in ski mountaineering to the sport through a program designed around both competition and fun; 2:45 p.m.$400; Mount Bachelor Sports Education Foundation, 2765 NW Lolo Drive, Bend; mbsef.org or 541-388-0002.
Wildlife Track ID Snowshoe Hike: Join Think Wild on a snowshoe hike and learn to identify animal tracks in the snow; 10 a.m.-noon; free; Virginia Meissner Sno-Park, milepost 14, SW Century Drive, Bend; thinkwildco.org or 541-383-4000.
"Free Outside" — Bend Film Premiere: The mountain athlete Jeff Garmire set out to break the unsupported Colorado Trail record, and this film was created to document it; 7 p.m.; $20 plus fees; Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend; towertheatre.org or 541-317-0700.
Thrifty Thursday: Enjoy discount all-day lift tickets; $29; Hoodoo Ski & Recreation, Highway 20, Sisters; skihoodoo.com or 541-822-3799.