Slam poetry and chickens? Why not, if you're looking for something to do in Bend this weekend.
The Annual Chicken Coop Tour is presented by Cowgirl Cash and a great opportunity to learn about urban(ish) chicken farming. Grab your tour booklets at Cowgirl Cash, CE Lovejoys, Newport Market, and High Desert Ranch and Home for just $10. 10am, Saturday, May 10. Free to tour.
World Poetry Slam Champion Buddy Wakefield brings his eclectic mix of stories and poetry to Volcanic Theatre Pub. The result is surprisingly moving and intense. Catch a clip of Buddy in his wild-eyed glory here. 7pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub. Saturday, May 10. $10.
This weekend may be your last chance to see a gypsy-jazz string band in a junkyard. Pak-It Liquidators has been listed for sale and this weekend's Taarka show is their last confirmed event. 8pm, Pak-It Liquidators. Saturday, May 10. $10.