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Celebration of Central Oregon Red Barrel tasting the 2007 "M" (extended barrel aged cab- merlot blend), and celebrating the first wine produced in Central Oregon with Central Oregon grapes. A kid friendly event complete with Saint Nick. Kids get in free. $10/adult or $15/both parents with a child. Saturday, Dec 11. Maragas Winery, 15523 SW Hwy 97, Culver.

Lava City Roller Dolls Bout The Smokin’ Ashes vs the Emerald City Roller Girls Skatesaphren- ics. A portion of the proceeds benefit Junior Roller Derby. $12/door, $10/adv, $8/student, $5/child. 5pm Saturday, Dec 11. Central Oregon Indoor Sports Center, 20795 High Desert Ln.

Madras Saturday and Holiday Market Live music, hot food, and a wide variety of local food, produce, arts and crafts, local cheese, meat, home made pies, dips along with toys, jewelry, clothing items, holiday decorations and more. 9am-4pm Saturday, Dec 11. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 430 SW Fairgrounds Rd.

Oregon CrossFit Grand Opening Party Do you need to get a workout in or do you have a friend that has been dying to try CrossFit? Lululemon trunk show. Foot Zone brings all sorts of styles of shoes. Emerald Smoothie brings free smoothie samples. Or- egon CrossFit optional work-out at 10am. 9am-12pm Saturday, Dec 11. Oregon CrossFit, 555 NW Arizona Ave.

Sons of Norway Bake Sale & Bazaar Bite into a slice of Norway. Assorted handmade Scandinavian treats, as well as other items, for sale at the Sons of Norway Fjeldheim Lodge. 9am-3pm Saturday, Dec 11. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd.

Starfest Holiday Light Show A mile-long holiday light exhibit lights up each evening. During StarFest, the Inn at Eagle Crest offers coffee, hot cocoa, and cookies along with a fireside story time with Mrs. Claus. On weekends, a horse-drawn wagon provides rides for a modest fee. Go to www.eagle- for info. Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Rd, Redmond.

The DD Ranch Country Christmas It’s time for an old fashioned Country Christmas complete with homemade country Christmas decorations and a visit with Santa. Dec 4 – 23, seven days a week from 9am- 5pm. The DD Ranch, 3836 NE Smith Rock Way.

Waldorf School of Bend Holiday Bazaar Local vendors, music, food, kids crafts, storytelling with Susan Strauss, magic show, and more. www. for complete schedule. 9am-5pm Saturday, Dec 11. Waldorf School of Bend, 19888 Rocking Horse Dr.

It's a Family Affair One of a kind art, live music & storytelling. Painting, sculpture, mixed media, jewelry, furniture, pine needle baskets & gourds in contemporary, outsider, western, & native genre. Featuring two generations of Sisters artists/musician familes. Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm. Sat- urday, Dec 11. Sisters Artworks, 204 W Adams Ave.

Acrovision Sports Center Annual Holiday

Show $7.50/adults and $6.50/children (10 and un- der). All tickets increase $1 day of show. 5pm Sunday, Dec 12. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St.

Give Bend Benefit Dinner Multi-course benefit dinner supporting local children and families strug- gling with poverty. Proceeds to benefit Family Access Network. Tickets available at Tart or Bellatazza Down- town or by emailing 6pm-8pm Monday, Dec 13. Tart, 920 NW Bond #105.

Orientation Meeting for Nursing Students

in Redmond In room 305, bldg. 3. Info: 541-318- 3741. 3:30pm Monday, Dec 13. COCC Redmond Campus, 2030 SE College Lp.

Pastini Pasta-thon for NeighborImpact’s

Food Bank Lower your hunger while raising money for a good cause. Go there for lunch or dinner on ei- ther (or both) of those days and mention NeighborIm- pact, Pastini donates 50% of net proceeds from sales. Monday and Tuesday, Dec 13 and 14. Pastini Pastaria, 375 SW Powerhouse Dr.

Orientation Meeting for Nursing Students In room 140. Info: 541-318-3741. 10am Tuesday, Dec 14. Boyle Education Center, COCC, 2600 NW College Way.

College Fair for First-Generation Prospec-

tive College Students Info: 541-383-7500. 9am-1pm Thursday, Dec 16. Pinckney Center, COCC, 2600 NW College Way.

kid stuff

Amy James - Developmusic All ages welcome. Spark your young one’s curiosity with winter-inspired yarns and musical movement activities. 4:30pm-5pm Thursday, Dec 9. Play Outdoors Store, 701 Arizona Ave.

Healthy Beginnings Screening - Redmond All children in Deschutes County between the ages of 0-5 who have not entered kindergarten are eligible for this free screening. Call 541-383 6357 to schedule screening. Friday, Dec 10.

Santa Land at the Old Mill District Wel-

comes Celebrity Santas Well-known local individuals don the red suit to give families a chance to capture memories with professional images by

Bend’s Stott Shots Photography. Free to sit on Santa's lap, fee for professional photos. 11am-5pm Friday, Dec 10. Old Mill District, 520 SW Powerhouse Dr.

Bike Rodeo Bring the kids to this fun obstacle course provided by the Bend Endurance Academy to test their abilities and improve their skills. Loaner bikes and helmets are available on site and it’s free. 11am-3pm Saturday, Dec 11. Old Mill District, 520 SW Powerhouse Dr.

Groove Yoga for Kids with Chelsea All ages welcome. Chelsea from Groove Yoga teaches a 30 minute class full of poses that are accessible to both parents and kids of all ages. 10:30am-11am Saturday, Dec 11. Play Outdoors Store, 701 Arizona Ave.

NorthWest Crossing Holiday Party A festive party with holiday cookie decorating, crafts for kids and a special appearance by the Big Guy. $5/child. 10am-2pm Saturday, Dec 11. NorthWest Crossing Neighborhood.

Redmond SPARK! Book Club Monthly

Meeting Share books with friends. New members always welcome. For grades 6-8. 3:30pm-4:30pm Wednesday, Dec 15. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave.

Library Unleashed All ages welcome. Paige from Deschutes Public Library, leads outdoor-themed story adventures with books, songs, and activities about fun things like snow and winter. 4:30pm-5pm Thursday, Dec 16. Play Outdoors Store, 701 Arizona Ave.

local arts

Living in Luxury Learn how to create spa prod- ucts with Anita Tracy. Free and open to the public. Register on line at or call 541-312-1034. 6pm Wednesday, Dec 8. Bend Public Library- Brooks Room, 601 NW Wall St.

QuiltWorks December Exhibit December’s exhibit recognizes Bend resident Pat Pease as the Featured Quilter. The second exhibit includes quilts from a Bend group that made novel quilts based on The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver. QuiltWorks Quilt Gallery, 926 NE Greenwood Ave.

Wreath Decorating Learn how to create a beau- tiful holiday wreath with Anita Tracy. Bring your own wreath. Free and open to the public. 11am Wednesday, Dec 8. Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Ln.

Treasured Gifts Bazaar Original jewelry, art, crafts by and TreasureTotes. com. Enter art studio through back. 541-948-9249. 1567 NW Elgin St. 3pm-6pm Thursday, Dec 9.

Trendy Closet Party Getting a group of women together to catch up, while having the luxury to privately shop designer brand clothing. 5pm-7:30pm Thursday, Dec 9. Roots Salon, 521 NW Colorado Ave.

Cross Culture: Bike + Art Love Festi-

val Spoke-N-Word forum on Thursday, a downtown community art walk featuring photography, painting, handmade bikes, zines, film, and live music on Friday. The art walk also includes ARTCRANK, an internation- al show of bicycle- inspired artwork. Visit bendloves- Thursday, Dec 9. Downtown Bend.

Cross Culture: Bike + Art Love at Thump A celebration of the bicycle, featuring bicycle art by pho- tographers Paul Carew and Byron Ro and watercolor paintings by Jo Lundberg. Vanilla Bicycles and Cielo Bicycles, both Portland based hand-built bike builders, display their works. Friday, Dec 10. Thump Coffee, 25 NW Minnesota Ave, Ste 2.

Full Moon Friday Dream Pebbles Bath hosts Tarot Card readers, astrologers, and psychics every Friday for free readings. Open to the public, all ages welcome. 11am-5pm Friday, Dec 10. Old Penny Gallery, 1012 NW Wall St.

Paint & Pedal Just a few paces from the starting line at the Cyclocross National Championships, kids big and little are invited to created personalized cheer- ing materials. Paint a cowbell, create a flag or paint a poster. $5/family. 10am-2pm Friday, Dec 10. Arts Central, 875 NW Brooks St.

Cyclocross Art Exhibit with The Josh Hart

Project 7:30pm-9:30pm Saturday, Dec 11. Velvet, 805 NW Wall St.

Inspired Treasures Bazaar Follow drive left to large building in back. Local artists present original art, jewelry, and handmade crafts. 541-948-9249. 60121 Sweetgrass Ln. 10am-3pm Saturday, Dec 11.

Third Annual Indie Craft Fair One-of-a-kind handmade contemporary creations by local artists. Acoustic live music. REALMS Charter School hosts a sustainable wrapping station. Gossamer offers a DIY craft opportunity. 10am-7pm Saturday, Dec 11 and 10am-5pm Sunday, Dec 12. Gossamer The Knitting Place, 550 SW Industrial Way, # 28.

Holiday Gift Bazaar - Local Artists Original art, jewelry, crafts by local artists including SunlightIn- and 541-678-5710. 1098 NW Stannium Rd. 1pm-3pm Sunday, Dec 12.

Call to Artists - Survey Charts, Maps, Led-

gers, Navigation This juried all media exhibition includes installation and performance art. A maximum of three artworks may be submitted per artist. $10/ piece entry fee. Deadline: Monday, Jan 24. Atelier 6000, 389 SW Scalehouse Ct, Ste 120.

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