Even though firefighters are keeping the flames away from Sisters, Oregon, residents are still feeling the impact of the fire due to the smoke.
In the last few weeks, we’ve looked at the preparations for the upcoming solar eclipse in Bend and in Madras, where the Oregon Solarfest is being held, but for this week’s Supper Club we invited community leaders from Redmond, Sisters and the Central Oregon Visitors Association to see how they are preparing for the days leading up to the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017.
At 15 years old most high schoolers are just starting to learn how to drive a car, but in Sisters, Oregon there’s a class full of teenagers who are taking that up a notch.
The Flight Science class at Sisters High School is putting kids in the pilot’s seat, and as Mackenzie Wilson shows, the program isn’t just helping them spread their wings for fun, many of the students plan to go on to careers in aviation.
This year’s Rodeo Queen Emy Breckel and Sisters Rodeo Parade Coordinator Jeri Buckman join us on the show to share whats new this year for the parade and the rodeo.
The 77th Annual Sisters Rodeo begins Wednesday, June 7th with the PRCA Xtreme Bulls at 6:30 p.m. The rodeo runs through Sunday June 11th. The Sisters Rodeo Parade takes place at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 10th on Cascade Avenue, with the road will closing at 9 a.m.
For more information on all the events, tickets, times, and shuttle buses visit the Sisters Rodeo website: http://www.sistersrodeo.com.
Silent Echo Theater Company is looking to grow the theater scene in Sisters, and this weekend they’ll be showing their second production of “Now You’re Talking” One Acts. Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs has a preview of a different kind of show taking off at The Belfry in Sisters this weekend.
In our first Community Corner, we put the spotlight on Sisters, Oregon. Sisters Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Judy Trego, joined us to talk about all the fun things happening in Sisters in the coming months. For more info on the Sisters Rodeo, Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, Sisters Folk Festival and more, click on the links and visit the Chamber website at SistersCountry.com.
You will be amazed to see the talent that we have here in Central Oregon. I got to visit these high school singer/songwriters at the song writing camp in Sisters, OR. Watch them work on mastering their craft under the instruction of professional and inspirational musicians.