It's First Friday this week! Here are some events to have on your radar as you head into downtown Bend Friday evening.
- Brian Becker
MINI OREGON WINTERFEST
Oregon WinterFest is right around the corner — but why wait? OnPoint Community Credit Union's Downtown Branch is hosting a Mini Oregon WinterFest for First Friday, complete with fire pits, ice carving, games, prizes and ticket giveaways for the 2019 Oregon WinterFest, kicking off Feb. 15! Meet this year's Ice Queen and Fire King following their royal procession downtown. 5-7pm. OnPoint Community Credit Union, 950 NW Bond St., Bend. Free.
FIRST FRIDAY TASTING W/ THE ALE APOTHECARY
First Friday celebrates many forms of art — including Bend's very talented brew masters! Join J DUB for a tasting of The Ale Apothecary's award-winning vintage batch oak barrel brews. Sahalie Wild Ale will be available for purchase. 6-8pm. J DUB, 932 NW Bond St., Bend. Free.
Are you an artist looking for a place to sell your creative goods for First Friday? Join Wabi Sabi for its first-ever KickstART Walk! Artists are invited to rent a table to sell personally made products. Contact the store to sign up, table space is limited. 5-9pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St., Bend. Booth Rental: $10. Free to attend.