New Year's Shows
Thursday, Dec. 29 2nd Street Theater Untitled Improv Company's Year End Extrava-JAM-za
Come join us for an end of the year party with long form improv followed by our jam, where you can put your name in the hat and try your hand at improv on the stage! 9 pm. $8.
McMenamins Old St. Francis School Broken Down Guitars
Band from Bend with roots in blues, folk and classic rock with a jam sensibility. 7 pm. No cover. mcmenamins.com/OldStFrancis
The Summit Saloon & Stage Roast of 2016
Central Oregon Comedy Scene is getting it's best and brightest together to roast a year that deserves to burn. Special guest Dave Clemens. Roastmaster Jake Woodmansee. Starring Chelsea Woodmansee as 2016. 7-9:30 pm. $10. https://facebook.com/events/1175623595857008
Friday, Dec. 30
McMenamins Old St. Francis School Shady GroOove
A charismatic blend of musical genres from the worlds of rock, blues, funk, Americana, jam, jazz,and classical- conveyed through the melodic voicing's of violin, keyboards and the rhythmic drive of bass and drums. 7 pm. No cover. mcmenamins.com/OldStFrancis
Old Stone Performing Arts Center Salsa Salutations
Ready to dance your way into the new year? Announcing a New Year's celebration with Portland-based SalsaNova at The Old Stone followed by DJ Roger Rumba! 20% of the ticket revenue will benefit one of the many deserving agencies serving the Latino community. 8 pm-1 am. $35. 21+.
The Capitol The Quick and Easy Boys
Power-trio out of Portland, Oregon that creates their own blend of rock and roll. Imagine the Minutemen, the Police, and Band of Gypsies rolled into one 10 pm. No cover. https://facebook.com/events/1880277355529680/
Volcanic Theatre Pub Vokab Kompany & Dirty Revival
Vokab Kompany is a genre-defying collection of sound comprised of vocalists Rob Hurt and Burke Baby. With live accompaniments by their five-piece band, they use heavy synths, guitars, saxophone, bass and drums to create an innovative sound that blankets audiences and leaves them in a musical stupor. 9 pm. $10. bendticket.com/events/39517080/vokab-kompany-w-dirty-revival
New Year's Eve — Saturday, Dec. 31 The American Legion Post 45 The Bad Cats
Dine, dance and ring in the New Year with live music by the Bad Cats. Dinner starts at 5pm, $15 steak or chicken, and includes dessert and champagne at midnight. Music starts at 8pm. Local free bus service available too! 8-11:45 pm. $15, includes dinner. BadCatsBand.com
The Blacksmith Restaurant She Said, He Said
Come on down for some fun jazz-inspired music with She Said, He Said! 5-9 pm. https://facebook.com/events/200950697016609/
Brasada's Range Restaurant & Bar New Year's Eve
Send 2016 out with a bang and ring in 2017 in style at Brasada Ranch. Celebrations for all ages include family crafts, kids' cosmic pool party, and Chef Ryan's New Year's Eve dinner. Adults can enjoy the New Year's Eve party outside the Range Restaurant. 6 pm-12:30 am. $200 a couple (Includes dinner and access to NYE party) or $119 a couple (NYE party access only). https://brasada.com/bend-oregon-events/new-years-eve-culinary-event.php
The Capitol Bedroom Trax & The Squad
Beat Lab Radio presents BedroomTrax from Eugene and local support from Matt Wax, B2B, WelterWeight, Signal Bath, DJ Lonely Stacks and Illi Muzic. 10 pm. $5. https://facebook.com/events/1038762962916571/
Checker's Pub Highway 97
Rock. 8-11:30 pm. facebook.com/events/575576482580673
Dogwood Cocktail Cabin New Years, Sprit-Animal, Mask-Uerade Ball
Join The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin for an annual New Year's, spirit-animal, mask-uerade ball! Party jams hosted by DJ Ambush 10pm-2am. Show your inner animal (mask). 7 pm-2 am. No cover. https://facebook.com/events/1306469742750580/
Domino Room Absorb
Ring in the New Year with Nasty Nasty, Burufunk, Sigrah, Onhell, Nato Feelz, Dot Diggler, KC Jonez, Nykon, Supertask and Lyfe. All ages, bar with ID. 10 pm. $15 adv., $20 door. https://facebook.com/events/1615031032126080
E BarGrill New Year’s Eve Party—The Silver Foxes
Come ring in the New Year at EBarGrill with The Silver Foxes for a night of dancing to country/classic rock and blues. 9-11:45 pm. No cover. https://facebook.com/ebargrill
Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards NYE Celebration—Mango Stew
Spend your New Years Eve dancing the night away at the Vineyard! Price includes two champagne toasts, a three course buffet, live music, and party favors. This celebration is not one to miss! Call to reserve your tickets! 7-11 pm. $70. faithhopeandcharityevents.com
Hardtails Bar & Grill New Years Bash—Tommy Hogan
Tommy Hogan and his band rock Hardtails sixth annual New Years Eve Bash! Free champaign toast and balloon drop at midnight. Food and drink specials. 9:30 pm. No cover. hardtailsoregon.com
J DUB New Year's Eve Bash
Help us ring in the new year with raffles, great signature cocktails, Coffee 4 Kids and a live performance by Mark Ransom & The Mostest! 9 pm-12:30 am. No cover. jdubbend.com
M&J Tavern Northwest Compromise
Local Southern rock, blues and folk rock group. 9 pm. https://facebook.com/events/226638624415335/
Maverick's Country Bar & Grill Boots & Bling
Ladies and gents are advised to come dressed in your best country attire! Show off your spirit with your best cowboy boots, best boot cut jeans, button up shirts, dresses and of course, your favorite cowboy hats! Dress to impress! 9 pm. https://facebook.com/events/1900584053505285/
McMenamins Old St. Francis School World's Finest & Elektrapod
World's Finest in Father Luke's Room, Elektrapod in the Theater. World's Finest has bridged the gap between ska, Americana, dub and bluegrass. Elektrapod fuses funk, soul, disco and riff rock with groove and jamband sensibilities 9 pm-12:30 am. $10 door for both bands. mcmenamins.com/OldStFrancis
Old Stone Performing Arts Center Bend Burlesque & Company Grand
NYE A NYE party and show! Come support local art, music, comedy, and entertainment! You won't be disappointed! Come dressed to impress, and dance! We have a full burlesque show planned, live DJ, and live band! 8:30 pm-2 am. $25. https://facebook.com/events/1117649824995577/
Pleasant Ridge Community Hall Alcoholics Anonymous New Year Eve Dance
New Years Eve Dance, snacks and punch provided, finger foods welcome. Raffle and prizes. Free speaker meeting at 8pm. Dance to follow. First meeting of the year at 12:15am Jan. 1. 8 pm-midnight. $10.
Pour House Grill Bomberos
Come Rock the New Year with Bomberos. Enjoy tasty food and libations. 9 pm. thepourhousegrill.com
Rat Hole Brewing at Sunriver New Year's Eve Party
Come bring in the New Year with great times, music, fun and food plus champagne toast at midnight! 8 pm-1 am. https://facebook.com/events/1850464625173018/
Redmond VFW Hall New Year's Eve Party
Roaring '20s themed New Years Eve party! The will be an awesome DJ. 21+. 8 pm-1 am. $15 couple, $10 single. https://facebook.com/events/730623137093359/
Seven Nightclub LUX: New Years Eve Party
Make your plans now to join us for our annual New Year's Eve party...LUX. All gold everything. Music by UltraDJGirl from 9pm on. Free champagne toast at midnight. party favors and giveaways. Cocktail attire or better. Dress to impress. 8 pm-2 am. https://facebook.com/events/357713501237867/
Silver Moon Brewing Moon Mountain Ramblers
New Years Eve Party Moon Mountain Ramblers with a new CD just released bring their high energy acoustic party rock to New Years Eve. This years special guest includes members from B-Side Brass band. Free Champagne toast at midnight. 9 pm-1 am. $8. 21+. silvermoonbrewing.com
Sunriver Resort Rockin' New Years Eve
If you haven't spent a New Years eve with the Soulsearchers at Sunriver Resort then you have definitely missed out. One of our highly anticipated gigs of the year. We are back again to help you bring in 2017. 9 pm. https://facebook.com/events/911302292340104/
Velvet DJ bPollen
BPollenMusic is eclectic inviting electronica. Creating a deep menagerie of Soulful infused bassline rhythms, immersed with blends of Pacific NW honey. Join us for a great night of music, champagne and great people. 9 pm-1 am. No cover. velvetbend.com
Volcanic Theatre Pub Balle Erotique (Masquerade Ball)
Immerse yourself in the innagural masquerade ball. This is a 21+ event with wild slideshows, performances, go go's, all rolled into one. Costume contest, over the top performers and diverse crowd will keep you on your feet all night long. Dress to impress to win cash in the costume contest—costumes highly recommended. 8 pm-2 am. $25 adv., $30 door for single. $40 adv., $50 door for couples. https://facebook.com/events/1286176798073052/
Family Friendly New Year's Events
From Thanksgiving to New Years enjoy Starfest, a mile long animated holiday light exhibit adjacent to the Lodge along Falcon Crest Drive. Everyone is welcome to take a complimentary self-guided tour of the light show or ride on a guided horse-drawn wagon every Friday and Saturday. Through Dec. 31, 4-10pm. Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Rd. 541-923-2453. $10 adults, $5 children for wagon rides.
Enjoy complimentary carriage rides with Cowboy Carriage, brought to you by the Old Mill District. They will pick up and drop off between Francesca’s and Ben & Jerry’s (weather permitting). Donations and tips will benefit Kids Center, a local non-profit that helps prevent child abuse. Thurs, Dec. 29, 1-4pm. Old Mill District, 680 SW Powerhouse Dr.
Countdown to Noon - Redmond
Hear stories, make noisemakers and count down to noon! Dec. 30, 11am-12:30pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Free.
Countdown to Noon - Bend
Stories, noisemaker crafts and a count down to noon! Dec. 31, 11:15am. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. Free.
Freeze Your Fanny
Short 3 mile run/walk. Race begins at 10am. Biathalon, 3 mile run followed by 500 yard swim, race begins at 10am. Prison Breakout, 8 mile run. See below for course map and elevation, race begins at 9:30am. Kids swim free. Dec. 31, 9am-noon. Madras Aquatic Center, 1195 SE Kemper Way. 541-322-6820. $25.
New Year's Eve Bonfire on the Snow
Ring in the New Year with family and friends at a bonfire in the snowy forest! This will certainly be a New Year's celebration you won't soon forget. Snowshoe with your Wanderlust Tours guide to bask at a glowing bonfire in the middle of an amphitheater hand-carved into the snow! Dec. 31, 9pm-1am. Wanderlust Tours, 61535 S Hwy 97. 541-389-8359. $100.
New Year's Eve Party
Light up your new year and wear your neon! Enjoy a fun-filled night of skating, warming up by the fire, hot drinks and a special neon photo booth. Complimentary glow bracelet/necklace provided with admission. Dec. 31, 6-9pm. The Pavilion, 1001 SW Bradbury Way. 541-389-7588. $10 youth, $12 adult per person, includes skate rental.