The 2019 Central Oregon Country Music Gathering, with acoustic old time and fiddle music, will be held at the Crook County Fairgrounds Thursday, Sept. 12 through Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. each day. Admission is free and people are welcome to bring their own instruments for open jams. There will also be stage shows and workshops.
Patriot's Day is this Wednesday, Sept. 11, and in honor of the day, First Interstate Bank, Prineville Branch will be closed for a community service day. This year, the bank's staff will spend the afternoon at the St. Vincent de Paul of Crook County (SVDPCC) food pantry working on various improvement projects. In addition, First Interstate will donate $500 for materials needed to complete the projects.
SVDPCC's food pantry will be open from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 11. Normal food distribution and emergency services are available during the pantry's open hours.
For more information, contact Jason Elliott at First Interstate Bank, Prineville Branch, at 541-416-4442, or Charlie Kurtz, 541-447-7662 president, SVDPCC.
Lutheran Community Services Northwest, the Crook County Health Department and Rimrock Trails will hold a Recovery Month Event in Prineville next Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pioneer Park, 300 NE Third St. in Prineville. The celebration will include a proclamation made by Crook County Commissioner Seth Crawford followed by a Hands Across Prineville demonstration. Recovery activities including a resource fair, live music by Kurt Silva, food vendors and fun for all. Following the celebration, the hosts will hold a candlelight vigil from 7 to 9 p.m.
After the signing of the proclamation, attendees and all citizens of Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties are encouraged to join the recovery event aimed at highlighting the significance of helping people in need of prevention, treatment, and recovery support services, while also celebrating the accomplishments of individuals in recovery.
Robberson Ford of Prineville will host the Chamber After Hours this Thursday, Sept. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m., at 2289 NE Third St.
The Crook County Foundation's "What's Brewing?" kicks off the weekly series this Thursday, Sept. 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Meadow Lakes Golf Course banquet room. Dr. Sara Johnson, superintendent of the Crook County School District, will be the speaker.
The Prineville Soroptimist is holding its 15th Annual Co-ed Golf Tournament this Saturday, Sept. 14 at Meadow Lakes Golf Course. All money raised will go towards scholarships for Crook County High School seniors. For more information, contact Neva at 541-447-4290.
Painted Hills Custom Leather, 250 NE Third St., will host this week's Prineville Perk on Friday, Sept. 13 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.
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