High Desert Museum features Art of the West
The Art of the West Show, featuring paintings and sculpture from Western artists, is on exhibit at the High Desert Museum through Aug. 21. The art will be auctioned at the 21st annual High Desert Rendezvous, the museum’s signature fundraising gala, on Aug. 21 at 5 p.m.
The event features a hosted bar, Wild West cowboy supper, dancing to live music by Courtney Lynn and Big Trouble, and a live and silent auction to benefit the museum’s educational programs. Guests are invited to dress in Western gear for the evening. For tickets, call 541-382-4754, ext. 365, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.highdesertrendezvous.org .
Food preservation hot line is open
The Oregon State University food preservation hot line is open for questions and will continue until at least Sept. 2.
Call 1-800-354-7319 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday for answers to questions about safely canning and preserving food.
Information on canning, freezing, pickling and drying fruits and vegetables is also available online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/fch/food-preservation . You’ll also find recipes for making jams and jellies and smoking and curing meat and fish.
Farmers market vendors sought
Redmond Greenhouse is seeking local growers/crafters for its Wednesday and Saturday markets at its Highway 97 location. Spaces are 12-by-12 and the $15 fee will be waived until the market is up and running. Sellers of food-related products must have current Oregon Food Handlers Permit. For more information, call 541-548-5418, or e-mail email@example.com.
STORY TIME, PRESCHOOL PARADE: Ages 3-5 years; 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.
MOTOR-HOME SHOWCASE: Approximately 2,000 motor homes will gather, with an exhibition and homes to purchase, seminars on the homes and travel, and more; $7, free ages 12 and younger for showcase; $65 for show and seminars; 5-8:30 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 513-474-3622 or www.fmca.com.
FIRE DISTRICT: Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District No. 1 board of directors meeting; public welcome; 7 p.m.; 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; 541-504-5000.
MUSIC ON THE GREEN: Featuring country music by Court Priday Band; food vendors available; free; 6-7:30 p.m.; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-923-5191 or www.visitredmondoregon.com.
MOTOR-HOME SHOWCASE: See Aug. 11 listing for details.
STORY TIME, BABY STEPS: Ages 0–18 months; 10:30 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.
LIVE MUSIC: Voice of Reason, an old-school reggae/ska band, will play at the Asphalt Arena, Cross Creek Cafe; 507 S.W. 8th St.; free; children and pets welcome; 541-548-2883.
CENTENNIAL: Redmond Centennial Advisory Committee Meeting; public welcome; 5 p.m.; conference room A, city hall; 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
“HOW TO START A BUSINESS”: Covers basic steps needed to open a business. Registration required. http://noncredit.cocc.edu; $15; noon-2 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Redmond campus, 2030 S.E. College Loop, Redmond; 541-383-7290 or www.cocc.edu.
GOOD CHAIR, GREAT BOOKS: Read and discuss “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams; bring a lunch; free; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1064 or www.deschuteslibrary.org.
TEEN PROGRAM, VIDEO GAMING: Check out what’s new for our Wii and PS2! Bring in your own games if rated E or T. Snacks provided. For grades 6-12; 1-3 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.
CENTENNIAL PUB CRAWL: A $5 flashing pin marks that you are a member of this group, as you crawl your way to each place for a chance to win door prizes. Stops include Rumors, Avery’s Wine Bar & Bistro, Cross Creek Cafe, 7th Street Pub and Jersey’s Sports Bar & Grill. Proceeds go to Redmond Sisters Hospice Camp Sunrise 2011; 5-10 p.m.; Cafe Alfresco, 614 N.W. Cedar Ave., Redmond; 541-420-4493 or 541-771-1377.
MOTOR-HOME SHOWCASE:See Aug. 11 listing for details.
HUMANE SOCIETY GARAGE SALE: Quality new and used items; proceeds support the Humane Society of Redmond; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Mr. Jones Warehouse, 1568 S. Hwy 97, Redmond.
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE IN: Classic and custom cars; 5 p.m.; Great American Furniture, 732 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-548-4895.
AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Jim Lynch talks about his book “Border Songs”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
LINDY LOU GRAVELLE: Crooner Lindy Lou Gravelle will perform at Brassie’s Bar, located inside the restaurant; 7-10 p.m.; Niblick and Greene’s, 7535 Falcon Crest Drive #100, Redmond; 541-548-4220.
RUNNING IS FOR THE BIRDS: A fun run with 5K and 10K courses and a one-mile family walk; proceeds benefit the nature center; registration available via the website; $15-$40; 8 a.m.; Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory, 57245 River Road, Sunriver; 541-593-4442 or www.sunrivernaturecenter.org.
MOTOR-HOME SHOWCASE: See Aug. 11 listing for details.
CLASSIC CAR SHOW: First annual HBC Car Classic will also feature food booths, live music, displays from community organizations and a supervised activity area for children. 10 a.m. Cat and Dog Parade for children with prizes in many categories, $2 to enter. Children entering a pet must be accompanied by an adult. Download entry forms, or pick them up at the church or the Humane Society of Redmond. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Redmond; pre-register a classic car for $20, $25 day of show; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Highland Baptist Church, 3100 S.W. Highland Ave., Redmond; 541-548-4161 or www.hbcredmond.org.
HIGHWAY 97 FARMERS MARKET: Vendors selling vegetables, fruits, cheeses, pastas and handmade crafts; free admission; 10 a.m.-
2 p.m.; Redmond Greenhouse, 4101 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond; 541-548-5418.
HUMANE SOCIETY GARAGE SALES: Quality new and used items. Proceeds support the Humane Society of Redmond; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Mr. Jones Warehouse, 1568 S. Hwy 97, Redmond.
A TASTE OF REDMOND: Wine and beer festival includes food, live music, arts and crafts booths and more; proceeds benefit City Care Clinic, food donations benefit FISH food pantry; $10, $8 with two cans of food, free ages 12 and younger; noon-8 p.m.; Dawson Station, Sixth Street and Cedar Avenue, Redmond; 541-420-4493.
MUNCH & MOVIES: An outdoor screening of “Where the Wild Things Are”; with food vendors and live music; free; 6 p.m., movie begins at dusk; Sam Johnson Park, Southwest 15th Street, Redmond; 541-389-0995 or www.c3events.com.
AUTHOR PRESENTATIONS: Rosanne Parry talks about her book “Heart of a Shepard” and Randall Platt speaks about his book “Hellie Jondoe”; free; 6:30 p.m.; Paulina Springs Books, 422 S.W. Sixth St., Redmond; 541-526-1491.
FARM, WINE TASTING TOUR, BENEFIT DINNER: presented by Slow Food High Desert Oregon, benefit for Terra Madre, tour includes mid-morning snacks and hay ride, lunch at the Terrebonne Depot, wine tasting and dinner. Tickets can be purchased at Ginger’s Kitchenware, or contact Connie at firstname.lastname@example.org to use paypal online; tour and dinner $100, dinner only, $50. No tour without dinner tickets; tour starts at 10 a.m., dinner at 4:30 p.m.; Ginger’s Kitchenware, 1052 Northwest Newport Avenue #103, Bend; 541-617-0312.
GOOD EARTH COUNTRY TRAIL KICKOFF: To promote agri-tourism in Central Oregon, three Oregon Country Trails have been formed in the Terrebonne area. Self-guided. Businesses on the trail will be offering special activities for all ages; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 541-548-6088, ext. 7957, email@example.com or www.oregoncountrytrails.com.
REDMOND FARMERS MARKET: Vendors selling fresh produce. Debit cards and Oregon Trail cards accepted; noon-6 p.m.; Centennial Park, Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue, Redmond; 541-504-7862 or www
STORY TIME, TODDLIN’ TALES: 18–36 months, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.
CITY COUNCIL: Redmond City Council meeting; public welcome; 6:45 a.m. and 7 p.m.; 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
PUBLIC ART: Redmond Commission for Art in Public Places meeting; public welcome; 4:30 p.m.; conference room A; 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
PLANNING COMMISSION: Redmond Urban Area Planning Commission meeting; public welcome; 7 p.m.; conference room A; 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; agenda at www.ci.redmond.or.us.
TUESDAY MARKET AT EAGLE CREST: Featuring a variety of vendors selling baked goods, produce, meats and more; free; 2-6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-633-9637.
PURPLE HEARTS: Informational meeting regarding founding a local chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart; Jake’s Diner; 2210 Highway 20; 6 p.m.; 541-312-4140