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September 2020

Bend Pride 5K Run and Walk – 2020

September 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Drake Park, bend or
Bend, OR 97702 US
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OCO presents the 2nd Annual Pride 5K Run/Walk in Bend celebrating inclusivity and expanding on the Central Oregon Pride Festival. June 20th events include: 5K festive course, followed by a Drag Dash (a short 100-200 meter ‘dash’ of fun and silliness), Spirit awards for Costumes, and finishes with raffles of awesome prizes donated by many of our super cool local sponsors! runsignup.com/Race/OR/Bend/BendPride5kFunRunWalk $15 early signup before August 15th $25 late signup August 15th - September 12th $10 youth signup for…

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High Desert Pride 2020 (Central Oregon Pride)

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Drake Park, bend or
Bend, OR 97702 US
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OUT Central Oregon is happy to announce High Desert Pride 2020 – a celebration of Pride in the diversity of our LGBTQ+ community and allies. Expanding on 15 years of celebrating Central Oregon Pride, presented by Human Dignity Coalition, OUT Central Oregon brings High Desert Pride 2020 to Bend with new energy, focus, and commitment. We look forward to developing partnerships with each of our sponsors and vendors to bring renewed energy and fun to this annual celebration in Drake…

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Micah The Rapper at High Desert Pride

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Drake Park, bend or
Bend, OR 97702 US
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We are excited to announce 'Micah The Rapper' will join us at 'High Desert Pride' - September 12th! Checkout their music online at: micahtherapper.com/epk

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October 2020

Little Shop of Horrors

October 15 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
220 NE Lafayette Ave, Bend, OR 97701-4552, United States, 220 NE Lafayette Ave
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant, Little Shop of Horrors. Tickets Available at: eventbrite.com/e/little-shop-of-horrors-bend-tickets-92143360271 A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world. Bend…

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