Annual Pilot Butte Challenge Pilot Butte Saturday, September 28 at 9am One mile timed nature trail run or fitness walk from the base to the summit of Pilot Butte. All ages and abilities welcome. The road will be closed to vehicles during the event. Register: www.signmeupsports.com
Event includes art exhibit openings, live music, food and drinks and a patio and fire pit; free admission; www.j.mp/lastsat; The Old Ironworks Arts District, 50 Scott St., Bend, OR 97702.
Bend Roots Revival
Celebrates the diverse artistry in Central Oregon with local acts and educational workshops; festival takes place September 27-29 at Pakit Liquidators on Bend's east side; for more detailed information visit www.riseupinternational.com/roots-festival; musical performances include the band Wilderness performing from 6:15 - 7:00 PM on the Junkyard Stage.