Look sharp, several of these events are over several days.
July 1, 2011- July 3, 2011 Rhythm on the Range A weekend of concerts presented by Sunriver Resort at the beautiful Meadows Golf Course.
July 1, 2011- July 4, 2011 Sisters Round up of Gems
July 1st, 2011- July 31, 2011- Bend Sisters Quilt Walk in the Old Mill District
July 1st – July 4th, 2011 La Pine Frontier Days- Honoring the Bold & The Brave. This one’s for you vets!
Saturday, July 2 and 3rd, 2011 La Pine Rodeo
Saturday, July 2 – July 3, 2011 10:00 am-4:00 pm Sisters Summer Faire
Sunday, July 3, 2011 9 am – 10 pm Prineville Bicycle Parade Decorating & meet JR Beaver 9 – 10 am Bicycle Parade 10 am Family Games in day-use 10:45 – 12:30 pm Jr. Ranger Program 6 pm Honoring Prineville Heroes Prineville Police, Chief Eric Bush and Prineville Hot Shots (w/refreshments to follow) Campfire Program 8:30 – 10:00 pm Location: Prineville Reservoir State Park Contact: Erin Bennett
Sunday, July 3, 2011 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm In Sisters Around the Block Fiber Arts Stroll
Sunday, July 3, 2011 6:00 pm Redmond everyone in the community is invited to enjoy a free patriotic program at American Legion Park in Redmond. The Salute to America program includes a welcome from the mayor of Redmond; a performance of patriotic music; a dramatic presentation of the Gettysburg Address; participation by various pastors from Redmond churches; a performance by the Redmond H.S. ROTC color guard and rifle team; and much more. There will be hotdogs, chips and soda for $1, but food is free to anyone in uniform. Come enjoy a patriotic evening in the park.
Monday July 4, 2011- Friday July 8, 2011 Sisters Quilters Affair- Sisters Middle and High School
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6:45 am – Boy Scout Troop 25 will install 200 flags downtown for the Bend Parade of Flags all are invited to help. They meet at Bend Heroes Memorial on the west side of Veterans Memorial Bridge on Newport Ave. Contact: Dick Tobiason, 541-390-9932
7:00 am Sisters Recycle Run starts at the Sisters Athletic Club
7:00 am- 4:00pm Madras Party in the Park-Theme “We the People” at Shahalee Park B & 7th Streets
Prineville, Fish Float Fund Raiser Little rubber fish will be tossed into Chocó Creek Monday July 4th, to raise money for the Crook County Kids Club, CASA and Lutheran Community Services. Tickets for the “Great Fish Race” are $5 each. Only 1,999 tickets will be sold. If your fish wins, you get $1,000 cash. 2nd place: guided fishing trip valued at $500; 3rd place; rafting trip valued at $196. Purchase ticket at Crook County Kids Club, Lutheran Family Servicers and the Crook County Chamber of Commerce Location: Ochoco Creek Contact: Angelia Wagner 541-447-7661
Yankee Doodle Dandy
10:00 am – 4:00 pm in Bend Deschutes Library 4th of July Book Sale
Deschutes Historical Museum -Bend Free admission and free ice cream while it lasts. The ice cream that is, the admission is free all day!
3:00 pm Bend High School Auditorium - Sound Fourth – Cascade Horizon Band and Festival Chorus Patriotic Songs, Broadway Tunes Sing a longs. Quick, who wrote She’s a Grand Old Flag? Hint he was born on the 4th of July.
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Bend- Whole Foods Markets Independence day Brew Fest! $5 entrance fee gets you two taster tokens, more can be purchased upon entrance!
5:45 pm Bend Boy Scout Troop 25 will take down the flags in downtown. They will meet at the Bend Heroes Memorial on the west side of Veterans Memorial Bridge on Newport Ave Contact: Dick Tobiason, 541-390-9932
5:30 pm Jake’s Diner in Bend holds a BBQ and blues band concert starring father and son team Richard and Ted Taelour. All profits for this event go to Vietnam Veterans of America, an organization dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. After the band plays, customers can stick around in Jake’s parking lot, which is an awesome position from which to watch the Bend fireworks display off of Pilot Butte.
Watch the Redmond fireworks from Juniper Golf Course. Music & contests start at 8:30p.m. Fireworks start at 10:00p.m. Concessions available $2 hot dog. Snacks, soda & beer. 9 Hole Golf Event 6:30p.m. shotgun start. $5 payball game, $9 non -member green fee. For more information call Golf Shop to enter 541-548-3121.
7:15 Bend Elks Game Cost to get in 5 to 9 dollars.
7:15 pm The Portland VA Medical Center will show its appreciation to Operations Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) Veterans with their Fifth Annual Welcome Home celebration event.
The free Welcome Home event is at Vince Genna Ballpark for all OEF/OIF Veterans and their families. The Bend Elks will play the Corvallis Knights at 7:15 p.m. Veterans should RSVP to Welcomehome@va.gov or call (800) 949-1004, ext. 51920. Tickets are limited to 4 per Veteran. The email I received said any Veteran is welcome to attend.
Veterans attending will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to learn about services, benefits, compensation and pension, eligibility, OIF/OEF specific information and Women Veterans Programs. After the game, everyone is invited to watch fireworks show from the ball field.