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Day of the Dead Cyclocross Festival

Day of the Dead Cyclocross Festival
10/29/2011 12:00 AM

Day of the Dead Cyclocross Festival

Day of the Dead Cyclocross Festival--The inaugural Day of the Dead Cyclocross Festival happens October 28-30.

Cyclocross Super-D Championship of the Universe on Friday from 1-4pm at Wanoga Snow Park.  Cyclocross Super D Party downtown from 6-10pm with live music from Strive Roots band.  Awards ceremony at 7pm.

Cross Culture Art Celebration Take in the creative energy where Cyclocross and art collide on Friday night happening at select stores (check back for list) downtown from 6-9pm. With a nod to the traditional altars of Dia de los Muertos, local artists will be installing interpretive pieces throughout downtown. Maps will be available and will provide artist information as well as additional festivities. Find all of the latest details Day of The Dead Cyclocross.

The downtown shops with the alters are: Bellatazza + Megan McGuinness; Cowgirl Cash + SweetPea Cole and Laura Walker; FootZone Bend + Gary Bonacker; High Desert Gallery + lloyd Mcmullen; Hot Box Betty + Sara Yellich; John Paul Designs + Amy Castano + Elise Jones; Lone Pine Coffee + Laura Winberry; Thump Coffee + Andrew Steiner + Tara Doherty; The Wine Shop + Suzan Noyes and Visit Bend + Mark Bernahl.

Halloween Cyclocross Crusades offers two full days of racing in all categories on Saturday-Sunday from 8am-4pm each day. Races in Old Mill District and Deschutes Brewery off Shevlin-Hixon Drive. Deschutes Brewery Beer Garden from 10am-9pm Saturday and 10am-5pm on Sunday.

Oregon Handmade Bike Show  Meet talented handmade bike manufactures showcasing their amazing bikes at GoodLife Brewing (70 S.W. Century in the Century Center) on Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday from 10am-5pm. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Attendees will meet Oregon’s talented handmade bicycle manufacturers, see their newest bicycles, enjoy the delicious beer of GoodLife Brewery, and learn more about Oregon’s handmade bike industry. Free shuttle from race course to Century Center picking up in gravel lot every half hour throughout the day.

Dechutes Brewery Warehouse Party on Saturday night from 8pm-1am with live music from El Raffa de Alaska (12 piece Cumbia Band), roaming performances by Wanderlust Circus Group and DJ Cesar and DJ Shines ($5 entry). Also on tap: Latin-style group dance instructions, cultural snacks and tasty beer. The third annual Cyldesdale Cyclocross Championship of the Universe on Saturday night at 8:30pm outside the brewery.

Kidde Cross and Parade on Sunday. Kid's bike decorating in tent at Center Plaza in the Old Mill District starting at 11am with Commute Options followed by a short parade over the footbridge to the race course. Kiddie Cross races start at 12:35pm.

Arts Central  Didn't see all the Day of the Dead alters at the Cross Culture Art Celebration on Friday night stop by Arts Central (875 Brooks Street) during November 1-26.

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450 SW Powerhouse Drive
Bend, OR 97702

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