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Summer Events? Nope.

But are we planting the seeds for a festival-filled fall? We checked in with event organizers to find out.

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This summer, locals won't be packing downtown Sisters by the thousands, nor filling the streets of downtown Bend for festivals.

But as event organizers start to make sense of the current Phase Two guidelines, they're finding their way with smaller, more niche events. We checked in with some of the local event-makers about their plans.

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  • Art by Miina McCown. Check out @miina_the_fangirl on instagram to see more of McCown's work.
Read these individual stories to get a sense of what the rest of the warm season might hold:

Sisters Folk Fest Moves Toward a Small August Event
- By Nicole Vulcan

All is Fair in... Well, Nevermind - The Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo hangs up its 10-gallon cowboy hat for the summer - By Cayla Clark

BendFilm Opens New Doors - Using the digital world to its advantage, this year’s BendFilm Festival could be bigger than ever - By  Isaac Biehl

Small, Niche Festivals May be the Name of the Game - By Nicole Vulcan

Cultural Conundrum - Music and arts events round out Bend’s outdoor tourism economy, but pandemic precautions forced most beloved events off the books this year. - By Laurel Brauns



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