5th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Mark your Calendar for One of Bend’s Best Holiday Events! by Yoko Minoura Move over, Etsy. If you’re looking for unique or handcrafted gifts for your loved ones this holiday season, find the perfect item – and support local small businesses – by shopping Tetherow’s annual Holiday Bazaar, set for Wednesday, December 13th, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Event Pavilion. The bazaar, now its fifth year, will feature roughly two dozen vendors selling everything from handmade toffee to handbags, according to Membership and Events Coordinator, Rachael Carnagey. Roughly half the vendors are returning; while all of last year’s participants were invited back, a number of local businesses approached Tetherow and asked to be included. “It’s pulling together a… Read More

The Blitz Returns for Another Year of ‘Cash, Beer, Bend, Bikes, & Fun’

Tetherow will Once Again Serve as the Finish Line for the Famous Race By Yoko Minoura   Erik Eastland, creative director of The Blitz mountain bike race, said the buzz and energy surrounding events like his – which draws roughly 1,000 spectators annually – are part of what make Tetherow such a vibrant place to live. “The members that come out (to watch), I think they’re pretty stoked their resort is cool enough to do this,” he said. “I don’t think it’s a big mystery that it’s (held at) Tetherow, because that’s what sets Tetherow apart.” The event is set for June 14th. Eastland said the race, now in its eighth year, has become as well-known in mountain biking circles as the… Read More

Brewery Smackdown Makes Its Triumphant Return With Tag-Team Battle

Bend’s Crux and Silver Moon Breweries will take on Fremont and Georgetown of Seattle By McKenna Brown   Four heavyweights will meet in an exhibition fight January 27th in the Pavilion for the latest incarnation of Tetherow’s Brewery Smackdowns. Hailing from Seattle, the powerhouse duo of Fremont Brewing Company and Georgetown Brewing Company will face down two of Bend’s finest breweries, Crux Fermentation Project and Silver Moon Brewing. “This is the first time Crux and Silver Moon have collaborated on a beer together,” says Sean Mercer, the organizer — and ref of sorts — of the festivities. “Their brewers got together and made a special beer just for this. It’s so badass.” That special beer will debut the night of the fight… Read More

Tetherow’s Holiday Bazaar Will Be a Bigger Affair This Year

Dozens of local vendors will make the bazaar one-stop Christmas shopping By Yoko Minoura   Tetherow Member Vida Barham said she looks forward to December all year long. As a mother, she said she enjoys seeing her children’s excitement and anticipation for Christmas. And as a senior consultant for Beautycounter, she looks forward to Tetherow’s annual holiday bazaar, where she will be among roughly 20 vendors – many of them members – on hand to help guests pick out the perfect gift. “It kicks (the holidays) off, and then you just get excited for everything that’s coming,” Barham said. “I think it’s a highlight up here.” Set for December 15th, the holiday bazaar will take place in the new Event Pavilion at… Read More