Hoodoo's Ski Bike Festival– Saturday, April 4, 2015
IAnnual celebration of this addictive alternative sport. As the only ski resort in the Northwest to allow skibikes full-mountain access, Hoodoo is the place to experience the thrill and excitement of fast and fun riding on the slopes. If youíve always wanted to try skibiking, this is your chance to give it a go. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. www.hoodoo.com.
Hoodoo's Spring Fling – Saturday, April 11, 2015
Itís time to grab your swimsuit and sunscreen and head to Hoodoo for Spring Fling. Itís the best slope slide party of the year! Dress up in your funniest costume and enter the Pond Skimming Battle Royale. Pond skimming brings out the brave (and slightly crazy!) skiers and riders who have dreams of crossing 100 feet of icy water successfully. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. www.hoodoo.com.
Central Oregon Shootout Golf Tournament – Friday-Sunday, April 24-26, 2015
13th Annual Central Oregon Shootout, a Central Oregon golf tournament featuring 3 great days of golf on three outstanding golf courses, Black Butte Ranch's Big Meadow, Aspen Lakes and The Eagle Crest Resort Course. For more details call 541-549-4653 or visit www.blackbutteranch.com.
"My Own Two Hands" Community Celebration – Friday, May 8, 2015
Parade, art stroll and performing arts evening. For information, call 541-549-4979 or visit www.sistersfolkfestival.org.
"My Own Two Hands" Americana Art Party & Auction – Saturday, May 9, 2015
Proceeds from the sales of the donated artwork and services go to strengthen the music and art programs in the Sisters schools and the greater Sisters community. For info, call 541-549-4979 or visit www.sistersfolkfestival.org.
Sisters Stampede Mountain Bike Race – Sunday, May 24, 2015
The Sisters Stampede is an XC mountain bike race sanctioned by the Oregon Bicycle Racing Assosiation (OBRA). For more information visit www.sistersstampede.com.
Ride for Two Rivers - Metolius & Whychus – Saturday, May 30, 2015
Join the National Forest Foundation, partner Sisters Chamber of Commerce, and sponsors on the Ride for Two Rivers, a bicycle tour of the stunning McKenzie Pass to benefit the Metolius River and Whychus Creek. Come cycle with your friends and family through incredible forested landscapes and striking fields of lava while helping to support restoration of two beautiful rivers. Proceeds will directly support on the ground conservation and restoration projects. Click here to register online. For questions contact Judy Trago, Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce, 291 E. Main Ave., Sisters, 541-549-0251.
PRCA Xtreme Bulls – Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Ticket hotline: 800-827-7522. Sponsor: Sisters Rodeo Association, www.sistersrodeo.com.
Rodeo and Parade – Friday-Sunday, June 12-14, 2015
Come to the "Biggest Little Show in the World!" Now
in its 75th year. Four performances sanctioned by the Professional
Rodeo Cowboys Association with a purse of over $100,000. Saturday
morning parade and Sunday pancake breakfast. Contact: 541-549-0121;
Ticket hotline: 800-827-7522. Sponsor: Sisters Rodeo Association, www.sistersrodeo.com.
Sisters Art in the Park – Saturday & Sunday, June 13 & 14, 2015
This annual event is in its 13th year. Enjoy arts (juried), crafts, food, entertainment and winetasting. Silent Auction benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon. Located at Sisters City Creekside Park, on the corner of Hwy. 20 & Jefferson Avenue. Saturday 10 a.m to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact Richard Esterman at 541-420-0279 or visit www.centraloregonshows.com.
Outlaw Open – Friday, June 26, 2015
The 19th year of the fundraising golf tournament that supports Sisters High School athletics. Held at Aspen Lakes Golf Course, the shotgun start tourney includes 18 holes, dinner, auction, live entertainment and dancing! Register online at www.outlawopen.org or for more information contact Aspen Lakes at 541-549-4653.
|Photo by Gary Miller
Sisters Quilt Walk – July 1-31, 2015
Quilt Show sponsoring businesses display quilts by local quilters during their regular business hours. Contact Stitchin' Post/Ann Richardson at 541-549-6061 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roundup of Gems – Thursday-Sunday, July 2-5, 2015
Be dazzled by over 40 displays – an acre of rocks, minerals
and fossils from throughout the world. A unique setting to view
and purchase these magnificent creations of nature. Sisters
Elementary School. Contact: Jean Miller, 503-829-2680.
Around The Block Fiber Arts Stroll – Sunday, July 5, 2015
Tenth annual fiber art stroll through Sisters. Local businesses will host textile demonstrations, special quilting exhibits, music and refreshments. 12-4 p.m. Contact Stitchin' Post/Ann Richardson at 541-549-6061 or email@example.com.
Sisters Quilters' Affair – Monday-Friday, July 6-10, 2015
Five days of quilting classes, lectures and evening programs highlighting the diversity of the art of quilting. Contact The Stitchin Post at 541-549-6061. www.stitchinpost.com.
Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show – Saturday, July 11, 2015
The 40th year of the largest outdoor quilt show in the country! Over 1,300 quilts will be on display throughout town. Five days of classes precede the quilt show. Join quilters from all over the world for this wonderful one-day event. Contact Stitchin' Post at 541-549-6061 or visit www.sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org.
Sisters Artists' Marketplace – Friday & Saturday, July 10 & 11, 2015
Arts and crafts plus a stage with live entertainment. Downtown Sisters. For more information contact Richard Esterman at 541-420-0279 or visit www.centraloregonshows.com.
Sisters Antiques in the Park – Friday & Saturday, July 17 & 18, 2015
This is the 5th year for this event. It is held in honor of all our Veterans. This event features antiques, collectables, some crafts, food and entertainment. Located at Sisters City Creekside Park, on the corner of Hwy. 20 & Jefferson Avenue. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m to 5 p.m. For more information contact Richard Esterman at 541-420-0279 or visit www.centraloregonshows.com.
Sisters "Glory Daze" Car Show – Saturday, July 18, 2015
Downtown Sisters, at the corner of Main Ave. and Fir Street, one block north of Cascade Ave. Awards ceremony 3 p.m. Any questions e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-549-0251.
SPRD Sisters Feasts Series - Buried Beef – Saturday, July 18, 2015
"Buried Beef & Brew" (part of the Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD) Sisters Feasts Series) will be held in association with the 2015 Glory Daze Annual Car Show in downtown Sisters, at the corner of Main Ave. and Fir Street, one block north of Cascade Ave. This feast will include buried beef (beef cooked overnight on coals in an underground chamber until it reaches a tender and succulent perfection, plus beer keg beans (made from a secret recipe!). Other side dishes will also be served. Three Creeks Brewing Co. beer and soft drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds go to SPRD youth programs. Purchase tickets at the door. Event sponsored by Bank of the Cascades and Three Creeks Brewing Co. Additional information available at www.sistersrecreation.com.
Sisters Arts & Crafts Festival – Saturday & Sunday, July 25 & 26, 2015
Located at Sisters City Creekside Park, on the corner of Hwy. 20 & Jefferson Avenue. Silent Auction benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon. Saturday 10 a.m to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact Richard Esterman at 541-549-8905 or visit www.centraloregonshows.com.
Country Fair & Art Show – Friday & Saturday, August 7 & 8, 2015
The 20th annual event features juried art show, silent auction, book sale, children's activities, music, delicious food, famous marionberry cobbler, country store, cake walks and more! Free admission. A great event for the whole family! Art Show Friday night is from 5 to 8 p.m. and the Fair on Saturday is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 1/8 mile west of Sisters on Hwy. 242. Contact the church for more information: 541-549-7087.
Sisters Doggie Dash & Stroll – Saturday, August 15, 2015
Sisters biggest party for pets & people! 5k run/walk or 2-mile walk.
Held at Sisters Creekside Park, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
$25 per participant or $50 for up to three.
Canine pet contests for Best Trick, Best Hair, Best Howl, Owner Look-alike and Pie Eating Contest.
$10 entry fee per contest - PRIZES!
Plus agility demonstrations by BAAD and mini obedience classes from Mt. Bachelor Kennel Club. For more information visit www.sistersdoggiedash.com.
Sisters Wild West Show – Saturday & Sunday, August 22 & 23, 2015
Demonstrations, entertainment, Native American & western arts/crafts. Located at Bend/Sisters Garden RV Resort, just east of Sisters (67667 US-20, Bend, OR 97701). For more information contact Richard Esterman at 541-420-0279 or visit www.centraloregonshows.com.
Sisters Folk Festival – Friday-Sunday, September 11-13, 2015
The 20th annual celebration of American music from blues to bluegrass includes performances by top folk artists and musicians. Contact: Katie Yoder, 541-549-4979, or www.sistersfolkfestival.org.
Sisters Fall Street Festival – Saturday & Sunday, September 12 & 13, 2015
This event is in its eighth year. Arts, crafts, food, entertainment and winetasting. Silent Auction benefiting Sisters School District's Creative Departments. Located on Oak Street between Cascade & Main Avenues in downtown Sisters.Saturday 10 a.m to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact Richard Esterman at 541-420-0279 or visit www.centraloregonshows.com.
Lithia Pacific Amateur Golf Classic – Monday-Saturday, September 19-24, 2015
Brought to you by the Central Oregon Visitors Association is the driving force for championship-caliber amateur golf in the West. In 2015, this prestigious annual event celebrates its 19th year during the third week of September.
The three-day, net, stroke-play tournament takes place on some of the finest golf courses in Central Oregon. Contact COVA at 888-425-3976 or www.pacamgolf.com.
Sisters Fresh Hop Festival – Saturday, September 26, 2015
The 6th annual event! Noon to 8 p.m. at the Village Green. Admission is free and open to all; children are welcome. With live entertainment and food available all day. For more information call the Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce at 541-549-0251 or e-mail email@example.com.
Sisters Harvest Faire – Saturday & Sunday, October 10 & 11, 2015
Now in its 34th year, this faire brings together over 200 juried vendors of handcrafted quality arts and crafts, plus food and entertainment. Located on the streets of downtown Sisters. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. Contact: 541-549-0251. Sponsor: Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce.
|Photo by Gary Miller
Sisters Holiday Celebration & Parade – Friday & Saturday, November 27 & 28, 2015
Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, November 28 at Fir St. Park (corner of Fir Street and Main Avenue). Join us for this community event (at our newest park!) and help bring in the holidays. The Christmas Parade is on Saturday, November 28 at 2 p.m. on Hood Avenue. This tradition is fun for the entire family. Following the parade, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the chamber. Enjoy refreshments and holiday cheer. Contact and sponsor: Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce, 541-549-0251 or 866-549-0252.
Sisters Folk Festival Winter Concert Series – Friday, February 6, 2015
Foghorn String Band with opening set by Beth Wood. Show is at 7 p.m. at Sisters High School audtorium. To purchase tickets go to www.sistersfolkfestival.org or call the Festival office at 541-549-4979.
Hoodoo Winter Carnival – CANCELLED
A celebration of the fun and excitement of winter recreation in the Northwest. The day-long schedule of events includes an ax throwing booth, frisbee golf, musical chairs, a three-legged obstacle race, a team tube race, a hula-hoop contest, a pie eating contest, a ski javelin throw, an archery contest, a Hoodoo employee snow sculpture contest and bingo.
The always popular Dummy Downhill contest at 3 p.m. features large figures made by Hoodoo guests. The dummies, which are attached to skis or sled runners, are sent flying down a steep course with a snow-packed jump that leads them to a stunning crash. Contact Hoodoo Ski Area, www.hoodoo.com or 541-822-3799.
Sisters Folk Festival Winter Concert Series – Friday, February 13, 2015
The Stray Birds & Cahalen Morrison and Eli West. Show is at 7 p.m. at Sisters High School audtorium. To purchase tickets go to www.sistersfolkfestival.org or call the Festival office at 541-549-4979.
Sisters Folk Festival Winter Concert Series – Friday, February 27, 2015
An evening with Willy Porter. Show is at 7 p.m. at Sisters High School audtorium. To purchase tickets go to www.sistersfolkfestival.org or call the Festival office at 541-549-4979.