Friday, May 24
Music at Suttle Lake: Live music with Mike Biggers, 5:30-8 pm at The Lodge at Suttle Lake. 541-595-2628.
Saturday, May 25
Sisters Kiwanis Antiques Sale: 8 am at Sisters Fire Hall.
Grand Reopening of Peterson Rock Gardens: The popular folk art vision/tourist attraction will once again be available for tours. 10 am at the Gardens, 7930 SW 77th St., Redmond. $3 donation suggested. 541-382-5574.
Vista Bonita Grand Opening & Live Music: Celebrate Sisters’ newest gallery with live music by Burnin’ Moonlight (featuring an eclectic mix of blues & bluegrass), plus food, beverages & a raffle to fund scholarships for six Sisters High School students to attend a glass-bead-blowing class at the gallery. 10 am-6 pm at Vista Bonita Glass Art Studio & Gallery, 222 W. Hood Ave., Sisters. $1 or six tickets for $5. 541-549-4527.
Laura Gibson in Concert: House on Metolius, $30 includes concert, hors d’oeuvre, glass of beer/wine. Additional available for purchase. Doors open at 5 pm; concert at 6 pm. Call 541-595-6620 for reservations.
The Sugar Beets in Concert: The Eugene band performs happy dance music. 8 pm at the Belfry, 302 E. Main, Sisters. $10. 541-815-9122.
Mare Wakefield in Concert: The singer/songwriter performs at 8 pm at HarmonyHouse (doors open at 7 pm), 17505 Kent, Sisters. Suggested donation: $15-$20. 541-548-2209.
Sunday, May 26
Pancake Breakfast: All-you-can-eat ham, eggs, pancakes, orange juice & coffee. $7 Adults, $5 ages 5-10, free for under 5. 8-11 am at Camp Sherman Community Hall. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Metolius. 541-595-2719 or 541-325-6526.
Sisters Stampede: 4th Annual mountain bike race along the Peterson Ridge Trail System — the premier mountain bike race in Oregon & the largest mountain bike race in the Pacific Northwest (OBRA sanctioned). FivePine Lodge & Conference Center; 1001 Desperado Trail, Sisters. 541-595-8711.
Sunriver Resort Brewfest: 1st Annual event (and finale to Central Oregon Beer Week) features micro-brews from local breweries (including Crux, Good Life Brewing, 10 Barrel, Brew Werks Brewing & more), plus BBQ-style menu, live music by Radical Revolution, & lawn games for families & children. 4 pm at the Sunriver Lodge. Free. 541-593-1000.
Honoring our Veterans in Music & Song: Featuring a color guard opening followed by musical numbers with combined choirs, organ & piano duets, trumpets & bagpipes. St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Prineville. Donations accepted; proceeds benefit the Central Oregon Veterans. 541-447-7085.
Monday, May 27
Memorial Day Lost Soldier Remembrance: Central Oregon volunteers will read the name, age & hometown of every soldier killed in Afghanistan since 2001 & in Iraq since 2003. More than 7,000 names will be read. Opening ceremony at 8 am. Reading of the names to begin 8:15 am and will continue, uninterrupted, until the completion at 10:30 pm. Riverbend Park, Old Mill District, Bend. All the names will also be written out on boards displayed on the lawn at Riverbend Park Shelter. 541-310-0701.
Memorial Day Ceremony, Bend: Annual ceremony & services begins at 1 pm at Deschutes Memorial Gardens, Hwy. 97. Ceremony will honor Korean War & Vietnam War veterans. Speaker: Col. (ret) Mike Brock, USMC. Poppy March held during the ceremony. Reception following at VFW Post 1643, 1503 NE 4th St, Bend. 541-389-0775.
Memorial Day Ceremony, Redmond: Redmond remembrance features an Avenue of Flags with 1,250 displayed downtown. Service begins at 11 am; Speakers: Brig. Gen. (ret.) Dennis Merrill; Mayor George Endicott. Redmond Cemetery, Yew Avenue & Old Bend-Redmond Hwy. 541-280-5161
Memorial Day Ceremony, Sisters: Featuring guest speaker Retired Navy pilot Jim Horsley & the Sisters High Desert Chorale; followed by a BBQ. Festivities begin at 11 am at Village Green Park; BBQ at noon. Presented by Sisters veterans. 541-480-8638 or 541-420-4652.