Bend and Eugene, Oregon Events Calendar

Looking for things to do in Bend or Eugene, Oregon this weekend, next weekend, or a few months from now? You shouldn’t have to look very wide or far: both Bend and Eugene are, after all, quite happening places. But we wouldn’t discourage you from seeking out special events to go along with their normal embarassment of riches. Browse Bend events and Eugene events below. There are, of course, a few common denominators in the events you’ll find in Bend and Eugene: outdoor events and competitions of physical endurance  are, of course, quite popular. In Bend, you’ll find that a lot of events revolve around beer in one form or another.  Eugene has plenty of outre cultural and artistic events going for it. Whatever kind of fun you’re looking for, though, look no further than here for the top things to do in Bend and Eugene.
Jun 1 all-day
12:00 am
Bend isn’t the only place in the world where there are beer runs. But still, there’s something about the combination of good times and strenuous outdoor activity that is quintessentially Bend. This particular beer run is a relay race, meaning there’s an element of teamwork involved. You and up to five of your friends join …

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Jun 1 all-day
12:00 am
No, that’s not a misspelling of “fondue” — our apologies if we had your hopes up. Gran Fondo is Italian for “Big Ride,” and a big ride this will be. Eugene, if you didn’t know, is a place where people ride their bikes. The countryside around Eugene features plenty of great touring terrain, but with …

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7:30 pm
Eugene’s performing arts scene is an especially vibrant one for a city this size. For the past three years, the Eugene Symphony has teamed up with other local performers to host SymFest, showcasing the best of what the area has to offer. Ballet Fantastique, vocalist Halie Loren, jazz trumpeter Tony Glausi, the Dorians Choir and …

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Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
Spend enough time in and around Eugene, and you’re bound to encounter reminders of the area’s hayday as a countercultural mecca. We help our clients buy and sell homes but know that for a small but visible minority around here, “home” is a converted trailer, van, tiny house on wheels, or schoolbus. On June 8, …

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6:30 pm
The Les Schwab Amphitheater is Bend’s premiere outdoor concert venue, and its summer concert season is set to start with a bang the evening of Sunday, June 9. Either one of these artists coming to play in Bend would be pretty big news in itself. But having both Jason Isbell and Father John Misty show …

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Les Schwab Ampitheater
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
Whether you join June 16’s 5k Beer Run or not (we recommend that you do), Bite of Bend is a culinary and cultural extravaganza. Perhaps the festival’s centerpiece, the Top Chef Competition, will take place June 15 and 16 when top area chefs will vie for the Top Chef Bend crown downtown. Organizers will offer …

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Downtown Bend
Jun 15 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
12:30 pm
In and around Eugene, any time of year is a good time for beer, but of course summer is prime time. Kick the season off the right way with Hellshire Day at Oakshire Brewing, one of Eugene’s finest craft breweries and taprooms. The event is first and foremost a coming-out party for Oakshire’s hotly-anticipated Hellshire …

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12:00 am
In addition to fun athletic events like beer runs, Bend is also home to plenty of serious world-class athletic competition. Cycling and mountain biking are both huge around here. So, it’s only proper that Bend would be home to the world’s first combined road cycle and mountain bike race. Amateurs and pros alike are welcome …

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Wanoga Snow Park, Mt. Bachelor