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Peruse the local special event calendar for performing arts, culinary happenings, festivals, markets, sports events and more. Additional ongoing recreational activities and tours are also available.

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Events


16 Tons' Mother's Day Hangover Beer Brunch
May 13, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 10 a.m.
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  • Location: The Supreme Bean Cafe
  • Address: 2864 Willamette St #500, Eugene, OR 97405

Recover for a delicious week of beer with this Mother's Day brunch. One last hurrah for Eugene Beer Week!

Ballet Fantastique presents Cinderella
May 13, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30 p.m.
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  • Location: Hult Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 7th & Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401

A darling, all-original rock and roll version of the Cinderella story performed through ballet. With rock anthems by The Supremes, The Ronettes, The Temptations, The Beatles, and more.

BLOOM: The Art of Gardens
May 13, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Daily
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Fifth Street Public Market
  • Address: 296 East Fifth Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401

This garden exhibit created by the area's finest landscape architects features themed displays, such as Taste of Tuscany, Game of Thrones and Oregon Sunshine. The event is presented by Lane Forest Products.

Cottage Grove Home & Garden Show
May 13, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Cottage Grove High School
  • Address: 1375 S River Road, Cottage Grove, OR
  • Phone: 541.942.2468

Home and garden show featuring vendors, kids' area, yard art contest and educational demonstrations.

Eugene Beer Week
May 13, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Monday - Sunday, times vary with event
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  • Location: various locations around Eugene
  • Address: Eugene, OR

A week long celebration of craft beer featuring special beer tasting events, brewers dinners, Sasquatch Brew Fest on Saturday and much more.

Moroccan Buzz Imports Show & Sale
May 13, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Valley River Inn Lobby
  • Address: 1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.554.1096

Come out for a cup of Moroccan mint tea as you browse handcrafted rugs, jewelry, leather, scarves & more. Your purchase helps to support traditional artisans and women's enterprise in Morocco.

Oregon Dunes Family Hike
May 13, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10 suggested donation
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  • Location: Central Oregon Coast, south of Florence
  • Address: Carpool departs from Eugene, Florence, OR
  • Phone: 541.344.0675

Spend some time exploring rolling dunes of open sand, islands of pine forests, wildflowers, animal tracks, and beautiful beaches with your family this Mother’s Day. Hike a 2 mile trail for fun afternoon at the coast.

Pac-12 Track & Field Championships
May 13, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Saturday & Sunday
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  • Location: Hayward Field
  • Address: 15th & Agate, University of Oregon campus, Eugene, OR 97403

See the best of the Pac-12 teams take to the track & field for this championship meet.

Re-Run Run
May 13, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 9 a.m.
  • Event Admission: $15 - $25
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  • Location: Alton Baker Park
  • Address: Club Rd and Coburg Rd, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.484.9883

A 10K run and 5K run/walk to support The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Enjoy the beautiful and scenic course. Plus its Mother's Day, so all moms will receive a special gift.

The Emerald City Jazz Kings present On The Road with Jimmy van Heusen
May 13, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $30, $26, $22, $18
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  • Location: The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
  • Address: 868 High St, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.434.7000

Enjoy this show featuring some of Jimmy van Heusen's most popular tunes and few hidden gems.

The Magic Chamber
May 13, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 2 & 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $20
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  • Location: Florence Events Center
  • Address: 715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 541.997.1994

Come out for a magical mothers day with this fun performance by Joey Pipia. It will be 30 seats, 60 minutes and one outrageous event!

University of Oregon Baseball
May 13, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 2 p.m.
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  • Location: PK Park
  • Address: Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.346.4461

Come out to watch the University of Oregon Ducks take on USC.

Exhibits & Shows


A Lie of the Mind
May 13, 2012 - June 03, 2012
  • Event Times: Thursday - Saturday, 8 p.m. & Sunday, 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10 - $18
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  • Location: Lord Leebrick Theatre Company
  • Address: 540 Charnelton, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.465.1506

Sam Shepard's critically acclaimed drama about two families in the gritty American West. Winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award as best play of the year. Directed by Richard Leebrick.

Attack of the Bloodsuckers
May 13, 2012 - May 27, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Wednesday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $3 - $7; Free for members
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  • Location: The Science Factory Children's Museum & Exploration Dome
  • Address: 2300 Leo Harris Pkwy, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.7888

Explore the science of what's eating you as you examine the anatomies, life cycles and behaviors of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, leeches and other parasites through this skin-crawling collection of interactive exhibits.

Color Whimsey
May 13, 2012 - May 31, 2012
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Saturday, noon - 6 p.m.
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  • Location: New Zone Gallery
  • Address: 164 West Broadway, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.683.0759

Come out and see this exhibit feature the Acrylic paintings by Sally Ott. Her art consists of playful "confetti" on fruit paintings and glass.

Mexico
May 13, 2012 - May 31, 2012
  • Event Times: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - noon
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Island Park
  • Address: 200 W B St, Springfield, OR 97477
  • Phone: 541.736.4444

An exhibit featuring the paintings of two local artists with Mexico connections.

NewArt Northwest Kids: Global Connections
May 13, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Tuesday & Thursday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $5, $3 seniors 62+; Free for members, students and faculty
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  • Location: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon
  • Address: 1430 Johnson Ln, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.3027

Students from around the state respond to the idea of JSMA founder, Gertrude Bass Warner, that knowledge of other cultures and other people promotes global understanding. A K-12 student exhibition.

Out in Space, Back in Time: Images from the Hubble Space Telescope
May 13, 2012 - February 10, 2013
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Wednesdays - Sundays, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $3; $2 seniors & youth; $8 families; Free on Wednesdays & to staff, students, children, faculty
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  • Location: University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History
  • Address: 1680 E 15th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.5083

The Hubble Telescope takes amazingly clear pictures of objects beyond Earth. From our close neighbors in space to the distant Rose Galaxies, discover the universe in this exhibit of photographs.

Russel Wong: The Big Picture
May 13, 2012 - August 19, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Sunday, 11a.m. - 5p.m.
  • Event Admission: $5; $3 seniors; free students, members & UO faculty/staff with ID
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  • Location: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon
  • Address: 1430 Johnson Ln, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.3027

UO graduate Russel Wong strives to distinguish his work by re-defining and re-styling glamorous figures with greater depth, texture, and imagination. He has photographed for Vogue, Nike and Time.

The Art of Nature by Becky Uhler
May 13, 2012 - June 24, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Sunday - Wednesdays, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $3; $2 seniors & youth; $8 families; free on Wednesdays & to UO students, faculty & staff
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  • Location: University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History
  • Address: 1680 E 15th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.5083

As an artist and natural science illustrator, Becky Uhler strives to bridge the gap between what we see with our eyes and the intricate systems in nature.

Visions of the Orient: Western Women Artists in Asia, 1900-1940
May 13, 2012 - June 18, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Tuesday & Thursday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $5, $3 seniors 62+; Free for members, students and faculty
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  • Location: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon
  • Address: 1430 Johnson Ln, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.3027

This exhibition focuses on the nexus of American art, the woodblock print movement, women and East Asia between 1900 and 1940 through the presentation of work by Helen Hyde, Bertha Lum, Elizabeth Kieth and Lilian Miller.

Weird and Wonderful: Lane County Highlights and Footnotes
May 13, 2012 - September 15, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $3
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  • Location: Lane County Historical Society and Museum
  • Address: 740 W 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.682.4242

An exhibit featuring the county's notable oddities, superlative scenery, cinematic moments, and surprising personalities.

Markets


Dexter Lake Farmers' Market
May 13, 2012 - September 30, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Event Times: Sunday, noon - 3 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Dexter State Recreation Site
  • Address: 39011 Hwy 58, Dexter, OR 97431
  • Phone: 541.937.3007

Weekly farmers' market offering organic cheese, fruit and vegetables, local pork, beef, and lamb along with handmade crafts and food. Enjoy pizza, baked goods and coffee for a market snack. Located near the best disc golf course around.

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