Sunday 11/17

Rise Tactical Challenge: A 2-mile long themed obstacle course: racers will drag, carry, sandbag toss, crawl, go over walls, test their aim with shotguns and more; 8 a.m.; $65 individual, $55 teams (per person); Central Oregon Shooting Sport Association, off U.S. Highway 20, Millican; risechallengeevents.com.

Central Oregon Flea Market, Craft and Christmas Bazaar: Featuring vintage and collectible items, toys, children’s books and games, jewelry, handmade items, jams, jellies, honeys, pastries and more; 8:30-4:30 p.m.; $2 adults, $1 with two canned goods, children under 12 free; Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 430 SW Fairgrounds Road, Madras; centraloregonfleamarket.com or 541-903-5849.

Ukulele lessons presented by Cinda Johnson: Participants can either bring their own instrument or rent one at the lesson; 2-3 p.m.; $5 for ukulele rental; Touchmark at Mount Bachelor, 19800 SW Touchmark Way, Bend; 541-383-1414.

“Steel Magnolias”: Taking place over three years in the lives of a group of women who regularly gather at a Louisiana beauty parlor, they deal with their relationships, their changing lives, medical battles and their underlying group-friendship; 3-10 p.m.; $20 adults, $15 students and seniors, plus fees; The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave., Bend; thecapitolbend.com or 541-678-5740.

Barre Class for a Cause: The class will support Camp Fire of Central Oregon and its after school and summer programs; 4-5 p.m.; $10; Deschutes Brewery, 901 SW Simpson Ave., Bend; clients.mindbodyonline.com or 541-382-4682.

Third Annual Fall Harvest Feast, Farm to Table Celebration: Locavore’s 10 year anniversary celebration and announcement of a new partnership with A Greener World; 5:30-8 p.m.; $75 members, $85 nonmembers; The Barn at Brasada Ranch, 16986 SW Brasada Ranch Road, Bend; facebook.com or 541-633-0674.

Central Oregon Dance Showcase: The showcase features dancers from Bend, Redmond and elsewhere around Central Oregon, including performers from Sunriver Dance Academy, Lost and Found Bellydance, Jazz Dance Collective and many more; 7 p.m.; $18-$20 plus fees; Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend; towertheatre.org or 541-317-0700.

Monday 11/18

Native American Flute Music: Flutist and member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Clem Picard will perform traditional music for Native American Heritage Month; 6-7 p.m.; free; Central Oregon Community College, 1170 E. Ashwood Road, Madras; 541-318-3782.

DocTalks: Your Achy, Breaky Heart: The Ins and Outs of Heart Valve Disease: Dr. Matthew Slater will explore what causes heart valve disease, how to prevent it and the surgery that makes it possible to get a new valve and go home the next day; 6:30 p.m.; free doors open at 5:30 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend; mcmenamins.com or 541-382-5174.

Don’t Panic! (It’s just grass.): Join local author Cindy Roché as you travel “through the Looking Glass” to view a wondrous world of native grass; 7:30-8:30 p.m.; free; Deschutes Public Library, 601 NW Wall St, Bend; eventbrite.com or 541-433-3234.

AUDITIONS: “Spider’s Web”: Auditions for the Agatha Christie mystery will be held, auditioners will read selections from the script, see website for sides; 7:30-9 p.m.; free; Cascades Theatre, 148 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; cascadestheatrical.org or 541-389-0803.

Tuesday 11/19

Genealogy and Refugees: George Mendeluk, director of the film “Bitter Harvest,” will share insights about the period of the Holodomor in Ukraine and his family’s experience as Ukrainian refugees at the monthly meeting; 10 a.m.-noon; free; Williamson Hall, 2200 NE U.S. Highway 20, Bend; 541-317-9553.

“The Lion King” (2019): The 2019 remake starring Donald Glover, Beyonce and Seth Rogen will be screened; 12:45 p.m.; free; Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Road, Bend; bendparksandrec.org or 541-388-1133.

Know Before You Go Avalanche Awareness Seminars: The monthly presentations will highlight introductory concepts and tools for traveling in avalanche terrain; 6 p.m.; free; Immersion Brewery, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 185, Bend; coavalanche.org.

Native American Flute Music: Flutist and member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Clem Picard will perform traditional music for Native American Heritage Month; 6-7 p.m.; free; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW College Way, Bend; 541-318-3782.

“Kinky Boots”: A screening of the original London cast of the musical by Cindi Lauper and Harvey Firestein; 7 p.m.; $15; Sisters Movie House, 720 S. Desperado Court, Sisters; sistersmoviehouse.com or 541-549-8800.

Matthew Marcus McDaniel: The rock artist performs with special guest Jae Jae; 7-10 p.m.; free; The Brown Owl, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 120, Bend; facebook.com or 541-797-6581.

Climate Change: A Geologic Perspective: Dr. Daniele McKay will discuss what geologic periods of catastrophic change can tell us about current climate changes and the ability of Earth systems to adapt; 7-8 p.m.; $5 at the door, Students and teachers free; The Belfry, 302 E. Main Ave., Sisters; sistersscienceclub.org or 541-912-0750.

AUDITIONS: “Spider’s Web”: Auditions for the Agatha Christie mystery will be held, auditioners will read selections from the script, see website for sides; 7:30-9 p.m.; free; Cascades Theatre, 148 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; cascadestheatrical.org or 541-389-0803.

Jesse Cook: The guitarist performs; 8 p.m.; $34.50-$59.50 plus fees; Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend; towertheatre.org or 541-317-0700.

TAUK and Jazz Phish: The instrumental bands perform; 8 p.m.; $22 plus fees; Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; midtownbend.com or 541-408-4329.

Wednesday 11/20

Common Ground: Renewable Energy Solutions: Museum curators Louise Shirley and Carolyn Nesbitt will lead a conversation on the pros and cons of renewable energy options and more; 6-7:30 p.m.; $6 nonmembers, members receive a 20% discount; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; highdesertmuseum.org or 541-382-4754.

The Two Tracks: The folk band performs; 6-8 p.m.; free; On Tap, 1424 Cushing Drive, Bend; ontapbend.com.

Argentine Tango Class and Práctica: Learn the basics of Argentine tango, followed by an intermediate lesson and practice, no partner needed; 6:30 p.m.; $5-$10; Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd., Bend; 907-299-4199.

Castor Canadensis in the Beaver State: Then, Now, Looking Forward: Learn about habitat, vulnerability, and challenges of restoring beaver in Oregon; 6:30-8 p.m.; free; The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend; 541-389-0785.

Thomas T and the Blue Chips: The blues band performs; 7-10 p.m.; free; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend; mcmenamins.com or 541-382-5174.

Tim Reynolds and TR3: The funk-rock-jazz trio performs; 8 p.m.; $20 plus fees; Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; midtownbend.com or 541-408-4329.

Thursday 11/21

Alley Cats: The jazz dance band performs; 1-2 p.m.; free; Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Road, Bend; 541-419-6794.

Tips and Strategies for Effective Charitable Giving: Join local experts from Karnopp Petersen LLP and the Oregon Community Foundation to learn about ways to structure your giving to support your charities during your lifetime or in your estate plan; 5-7 p.m.; free; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; highdesertmuseum.org or 541-382-4754.

Up Close With Golden Eagles: Photographer Abbott Schindler’s slideshow reveals a Golden eaglet’s development and interactions with its majestic parents, from shortly after it hatched until it fledged; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; free; The Environmental Center, P.O. Box 565, Bend; ecaudubon.org or 559-940-0427.

Music in the Round: Tim Coffey and Kat Hilst, Mark and Linda Quon and Honey Don’t will perform a benefit for Central Oregon Veterans Ranch with tips and a portion of beer sales going to the charities; 7-9 p.m.; free; Crow’s Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks St., Bend; facebook.com or 541-728-0066.

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