Source on the Scene: LRS Country Music Festival

This week Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth heads out to a ranch near Paulina to get a behind the scenes look at the LRS Country Music Fest, which kicked off Thursday and runs through the weekend.

For all the latest arts and cultural listings, pick up the most recent issue of the Source Weekly or go to their website at www.bendsource.com.

And thanks to our “Source on the Scene” sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to show you some of the best events and entertainment that our region has to offer every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.

85th Annual Pet Parade

Chickens and puppies and lizards, oh my! Independence Day couldn’t have gotten any cuter here in Bend. Hundred gathered to view and walk in the 85th annual Pet Parade in Bend to kick off the 4th of July festivities.

Central Oregon Daily’s Meghan Glova was in downtown Bend this morning to catch up with some of those furry…and not so furry friends.

Behind the Scenes at Bend’s Fireworks Show

Bend’s fireworks show lights off from Pilot Butte at ten o’clock tonight, but have you ever wondered what it takes to set off one of Central Oregon’s biggest fireworks show? Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth took a trip up the butte to get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to make it all possible.

Source on the Scene: Crooked River Round Up

This week Central Oregon Daily’s Megan Glova gets geared up and ready to go to her very first rodeo to give us a look at what’s happening at the Crooked River Round Up – the rodeo that kicks of rodeo season here in Central Oregon, which is taking place in Prineville this weekend.

For all the latest arts and cultural listings, pick up the most recent issue of the Source Weekly or go to their website at www.bendsource.com.

And thanks to our “Source on the Scene” sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to show you some of the best events and entertainment that our region has to offer every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Uncertain Future for the Pacific Crest Sports Festival

The Pacific Crest Sports Festival got under way down in Sunriver today and runs through the weekend. The festival is the largest endurance event in Central Oregon with more than 4,000 competitors. However concerns over the size of the race, and its affect on the small community of Sunriver, means there could be changes on the way.

Eric Lindstrom went down to Sunriver today to check out the festivities and catch up with the race director.

Madras Hosts the District Five Little League Tournament

The District Five Little League Tournament was taking place all week in Madras. The big Little League tournament featured all-star baseball and softball teams from all across the region.

Teams competed to advance out to the state tournament and the winner of each division moves on. If you keep winning you could eventually end up at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in August.

Central Oregon was well represented in the tournament with teams from Warm Springs all the way down to La Pine and everywhere in between competing at the weeklong tournament and enjoying the kick off to their summer.

The Longest Day

Every year on the summer solstice, the Alzheimer’s association holds a nationwide fundraiser known as “the longest day” to raise funds and awareness for those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan sat down with a local woman with a personal connection to the disease and a caregiver whose job working with Alzheimer’s and dementia patients turned into a second family.

Source on the Scene: The Venardos Circus

This week Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker takes us to The Venardos Circus, a new circus with no animals but all the whimsy, glitter and cotton candy you need.

For all the latest arts and cultural listings, pick up the most recent issue of the Source Weekly or go to their website at www.bendsource.com.

And thanks to our “Source on the Scene” sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to show you some of the best events and entertainment that our region has to offer every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.