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August 25, 2012


Central Oregon Saturday Market (COSM)

10:00AM 4:00PM

If you’re interested in finely crafted jewelry, artwork, natural soaps and lotions, hand dyed or painted clothing, or items for home decor, this is the place to visit. All items are available at attractive pricing for every budget. Features local musicians and food. Located across from the Downtown Bend Library, between Wall and Bond streets. Closed July 14th and 21st due to downtown events. Visit http://centraloregonsaturdaymarket.com

McKenzie Art Festival

10:00AM 6:00PM

The Emerald Art Center is proud to announce the 11th Annual McKenzie Arts Festival. Mark your calendar for Saturday and Sunday August 25th and 26th. The hours are 10-6 both days. Only 15 minutes east of Springfield on Highway 126 at the McKenzie Fire and Training Center in Leaburg. Come see 45 artist’s work in oil, watercolor, pastel, jewelry, pottery glass, wood and more, complete with music and good food. There will also be hands-on projects for children. For more information on the festival call the Emerald Art Center at 541 726-8595 or visit http://www.emeraldartcenter.org

The 3rd Annual Bend Backyard Farm Tour

10:00AM 3:00PM

Visit over fifteen backyard farms and gardens on Bend's 3rd Annual Backyard Farm Tour, Saturday, August 25th & Sunday August 26th from 10 am to 3 pm. Join us on Saturday, August 25, and Sunday August 26 and also at the after party for free drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Please purchase tickets before hand. $10 per car. For more information contact sandyk@neighborimpact.org

Car Wash at Les Schwaub Tires in Redmond

10:00AM 5:00PM

Car wash at the Redmond Les Schwab Tire Center (845 Northwest 6th Street) on Saturday from 10:00 to 5:00. This is a fundraiser for Timmy Childress suffering serious injuries following a roll over car accident last Wednesday. Donations are also being received at Deschutes Denture Clinic (651 NW 6th St # B) and at the Redmond Chase Bank (568 Southwest 5th Street) in the name of the patient's mother, Pixie Gullickson.

Redmond Ambiance Saturday Market

11:00AM 4:00PM

Local vendors, produce, jewelry, yard art, etc. Join us at 435 SW Evergreen Ave.

St. Thomas Academy's Summer Carnival

11:00AM 3:00PM

Non-Profit event. We are very excited to start the 2012-2013 school year in our new building and have planned a day of fun! We will have free activities (while supplies last) for children 12 and under, such as face painting, sand art, build a pinwheel, and more! We will have paid to play carnival games only $.25 ea to play, concessions for purchase, and of course prizes! Redmond Police Dept. and Redmond Fire & Rescue will be on site as well for the kids to meet and play on the equipment. The Carnival is a not a fundraiser, rather a community coming together to share in day of fun and excitement! St. Thomas is located on the corner of 19th and Maple Streets, Redmond.

Airshow of the Cascades

The Airshow of the Cascades 4 pm to 10 pm on Friday; 8 am - 5 pm on Saturday. Military Displays, Classic Car Show, Food Booths,Beer Garden, Live Music. There will be over 100 airplanes on display along with fireworks and aerial acts with spins and loops in the sky. The Headliner Airplane will be a Russian Mig 17 flying along with a A-26 from the WWII era. Lots to see and do for the entire family. All military veterans are FREE courtesy of Budweiser. Adults $8.00 and Children under 12 FREE