We want to let you know how much we appreciate that you chose to support local small businesses this week. THANK YOU! You matter - and the actions that you choose are making a difference. Every smile given, every dollar spent locally, every kind word - it all makes and difference.
We'd like to invite you to stop by Village Interiors, a local home-furnishing store that recently relocated from Lava Road to Wall Street in Downtown Bend. We are also excited to welcome Backporch Coffee to Downtown Bend! Backporch will be opening soon - so keep your eye out for their 'open' sign on Bond Street.
This week we recommend a trip to Great Harvest Bread Co. They have the cutest holiday-themed cookies, you can place your order for holiday rolls while you are there, and don't miss your chance to eat their Spicy Apple Bacon Grilled Cheese - melted sharp cheddar cheese & provolone, thinly sliced apples, bacon, and pepper jelly. MmmmmMmmmm.
Finally, we can't let this newsletter go out without telling you about the McMenamins Gift Card deal happening right now! Get 5% off gift card purchases totaling $200 or more when you spend $50 on food, beverages and/or merchandise (yes, takeout counts!). For more information, click here.
Plus - make sure to stop by the Community Tree at dusk to watch the lights go on! Bend's Community Tree is located at the top of Drake Park next to The Commons Cafe & Taproom and the Beach Hut Deli.
In-person or online, we've made it easy for you to support local Downtown Bend merchants: For a list of Downtown Bend businesses: click here, for online shopping links: click here, for curbside pick-up and delivery from Downtown Bend restaurants: click here. Thanks for supporting your local Bend families! Remember, we're in this together and we need you!
We are over-the-moon about this Sitka Spruce print by artist Erik Linton at Found Natural Goods. Erik says, "When you buy one of these tree ring prints, you’re getting an actual handmade woodcut print, not something printed from a machine. That’s because I consider each a work of art that is as unique as the tree I make them from." ...read more here.
It's quite possible that you've driven by Bella Brides in Downtown Bend on several occasions and never known it. Located on the corner of Wall and Franklin, you'll find Bella Brides above North Soles Footwear overlooking ... read more.
This week the DBBA was busy working to keep Downtown Bend vibrant and thriving!
This week our Holiday Shopping Guide published in The Source, we launched our new Digital Downtown Dollars eGift cards... read more.
High Desert Chamber Music's Thirteenth Annual Gala will be going virtual! This online event will be FREE to attend in the comfort of your own home. Bob Shaw from the KTVZ Newschannel 21 Team returns as this year’s host. The presentation will include a special concert featuring Executive Director Isabelle Senger performing alongside John Fawcett and Mateo Garza - two members of our Spotlight Chamber Players alumni.
There will also be an online Silent Auction that will begin on Thursday, December 10th and run through Tuesday, December 15th. Take care of your holiday shopping or treat yourself to some of our incredible items - we have beautiful handmade items and artworks by local favorites. More information about how to view the silent auction items and register as a bidder can be found online at HighDesertChamberMusic.com
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