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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


Cinderella Open Barre
May 02, 2012
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $5; $15
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  • Location: City Center for Dance
  • Address: 960 Oak Street, Eugene, OR 97401

Join the Ballet Fantastique for a behind-the-scenes open rehearsal preview of new performance "Cinderella: A Rock Opera Ballet" premieres in progress, plus tastings of area coffee, microbrews & wine.

Cirque Dreams: Pop Goes the Rock
May 02, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $52.50, $45, $32.50
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  • Location: Hult Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 7th & Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.5000

A roller-coaster ride of twists, turns and wows with this new musical of unexpected sights and sounds set in a carnival fun house.

Little Wonders: Stories and Activities for Prekindergarteners
May 02, 2012
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 11 a.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History
  • Address: 1680 E 15th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.3024

This events theme is Habitat Spy by Cynthia Kieber-King. Play "I Spy" as you journey through the exhibits to find animals in their habitats.

Tech N9ne
May 02, 2012
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $28 advance; $35 door
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  • Location: McDonald Theatre
  • Address: 1010 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.345.4442

Indie rapper Tech N9ne, known for a lightning-fast rhyming style performs with Machine Gun Kelly, Big Krizz Kaliko/Mayday/Prozak and Steve Stone opening.

Exhibits & Shows


Attack of the Bloodsuckers
May 02, 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 02, 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 02, 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 02, 2012 - 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 02, 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 02, 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.

Sandy Tilcock: Lone Goose Press
May 02, 2012 - May 12, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Friday, noon - 4 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Hult Center for the Performing Arts - Jacob's Gallery
  • Address: 7th & Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401

Work embraces the limited edition letterpress broadsides and hand bound books. Gallery in the lower level of the Hult Center.

Spring & Summer: Green, Green the Color of New
May 02, 2012 - August 27, 2012
  • Recurring every week day
  • Event Times: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Lane Community College - Building 19
  • Address: 4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, OR 97405
  • Phone: 541.463.3518

The David Joyce Gallery located in the Center for Meeting and Learning at Lane Community College has opened its final exhibit of the 2011-12 academic year all about the inspiration of the color and term "Green."

The Art of Nature by Becky Uhler
May 02, 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.

Variations: Art Expressing Music
May 02, 2012 - May 11, 2012
  • Event Times: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon - 4 p.m.
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  • Location: Maude Kerns Art Center
  • Address: 1910 E 15th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.345.1571

An exhibit showcasing 25 artists whose work has either been inspired by music or is related to the theme of music.

Visions of the Orient: Western Women Artists in Asia, 1900-1940
May 02, 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 02, 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.

On-going


Free Admission on Wednesdays
May 02, 2012 - October 31, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History
  • Address: 1680 E 15th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.3024

Come out to the museum for free admission on Wednesdays. Discover the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, where 15,000 years of human history and 200 million years of geology are at your fingertips.

Rogue Bingo Night
May 02, 2012 - November 07, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Rogue Public House
  • Address: 844 Olive St, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.345.4155

Enjoy family and adult bingo every Wednesday in hour-long rounds.

Markets


The Corner Market
May 02, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Event Times: Wednesday, noon - 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Corner of Thomason & River Rd
  • Address: 295 River Rd, Eugene, OR 97404
  • Phone: 541.513.4527

Dedicated to providing customers with fresh, local produce, this market fills up your basket with seasonal colors.

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