First Week of August

Upcoming events that you might want to know about, on or near Oregon lakes & rivers, are listed below. Our favorites include High Street in Drake Park in Bend, the Crater Lake Rim Run, The Bite of Oregon in Portland, live music presented by Breedlove Guitars at Elk Lake, and the Providence Bridge Pedal in Portland. Live it up!

August 6
Munch and Music: High Street - Swing/Funk/R&B
Drake Park, along the Deschutes River in Bend
Free live music, food and local vendors.

August 6
13 Nights on the River: Patrick Lamb
St. Helen’s
Live music in Columbia View Park, food booths & beer garden, or bring your own picnic basket.

August 7
Summer Movies in Columbia View Park
St. Helen’s
8:30pm - Jack & the Beanstalk

August 7, 8, 9
The Bite of Oregon
Waterfront Park, Portland
Food, wine, craft beer and live entertainment. Adults: $8. Children 12 & under: Free

August 8
Crater Lake 34th Annual Rim Run
Crater Lake National Park
Choose between a 6.7-mile run or walk, 13-mile run, or a 26-mile full marathon run. The race begins at 7:30 AM and will take you through the beautiful scenery of Crater Lake National Park.

August 8
Live Music at Elk Lake
Breedlove Guitars presents: Todd Hobby and Sola Via
Enjoy food and drink specials while you enjoy live music against one of the most serene backdrops in Oregon.

August 8
Arts & Eats on the River
St. Helen’s
Art & crafts, food, beer & wine, live music, and kids’ activities

August 8
Bike Tour to Benham Falls
Learn about local natural history while biking to Benham Falls, sponsored by the Sunriver Nature Center. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.

August 9
Free Summer Sunday Concert Series – Bob Manning & The Honky Tonk Road Show
Les Schwab Amphitheater, along the Deschutes River, Bend
Bring a low chair or blanket and enjoy this family-friendly concert series. Food and beverage vendors on site.

August 9
Sunset Serenades Concert: Reno & Cindy Holler
Aspen Lakes Golf Course, Sisters
Free golf clinic and concert.

August 9
Providence Bridge Pedal
Bike across Portland’s bridges from the Sellwood to the St. Johns, including the top decks of the Marquam and Fremont bridges.

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