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16 Tons Wild Ale Fest
April 29, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Daily
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: 16 Tons Taphouse and 16 Tons Cafe
  • Address: 265 East 13th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.953.2530

Come out for a tasty week of wild! Enjoy 20 wild ales on tap to celebrate 16 Tons 2nd Anniversary.

Arabian Nights
April 29, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free - $14
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  • Location: Robinson Theatre, University of Oregon
  • Address: Miller Theatre Complex, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.346.4363

In a magical evening of theatre inspired by the original One Thousand and One Nights tales, Shahrazade's parables weave themselves together into a rich tapestry of faith, healing and transformation.

Cabela's Indoor Archery Tournament
April 29, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free for youths, $10 for adults
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  • Location: Willamalane Center for Sports & Recreation
  • Address: 250 S 32nd St, Springfield, OR 97478
  • Phone: 541.736.4544

Open to shooters of all ages, the tournament offers two different shooting classes and three age groups. The top three winners in each class will be awarded prizes. Yardage will be less than 50. Advance registration required.

Eugene Marathon & Expo
April 29, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
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  • Location: Hayward Field
  • Address: 15th & Agate St, University of Oregon campus, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 877.345.2230

Run in Track Town, USA and finish the race on historic Hayward Field. Weekend includes marathon, half marathon, kids' run, 5K and a Health and Fitness Expo.

Oregon Ink Tattoo Convention
April 29, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
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  • Location: Lane Events Center
  • Address: 796 W 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.579.7050

Over 150 tattoo artists from all over the country will be tattooing the public during this three-day event. Tattoo contests, art gallery, art fusion, shop assistant contest, live entertainment and more.

Pass It On Children's Consignment Sale
April 29, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Lane Events Center
  • Address: 796 W 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.682.4292

Oregon's premier children's consignment event.

Spring Fling: Miniature Horses & Pony Show
April 29, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Oregon Horse Center
  • Address: 90751 Prairie Rd, Eugene, OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.689.9700

Watch as these small horses compete in cart classes and in-hand classes.

Sunday Family Fun
April 29, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 3 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Eugene Public Library
  • Address: 100 W 10th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.8316

Parents bring the kids to this afternoon event full of fun. Enjoy story telling, live music and crafts.

University of Oregon Baseball
April 29, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, noon
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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 California.

UO Symphony Orchestra
April 29, 2012
  • Event Times: Sunday, 3 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $7; $5 students & seniors
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  • Location: Beall Concert Hall - University of Oregon
  • Address: , Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.4363

The UO Symphony, under the direction of conductor Vincent Centeno, will perform alongside the winners of the School of Music and Dance’s January concerto competition.

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.

BLOOM: The Art of Gardens
May 03, 2012 - 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.

Evening of The Arts Benefit Dinner
May 03, 2012
  • Event Times: Thursday, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $100
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  • Location: Valley River Inn
  • Address: 1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.684.7318

Northwest Christian University presents a delicious benefit dinner to honor two recipients of the Center for Leadership and Ethics award. This is a black-tie optional event.

Gypsy
May 03, 2012
  • Event Times: Thursday, 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $21, $19 senior/student
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  • Location: Cottage Theatre
  • Address: 700 Village Drive, Cottage Grove, OR 97424
  • Phone: 541.942.8001

Based loosely on the memoirs of burlesque artist Gypsy Rose Lee, the 1959 musical Gypsy chronicles the story of the ultimate pushy stage mother, and features “Let Me Entertain You."

Joe Blakely: Writing about Sports
May 03, 2012
  • Event Times: Thursday, 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Eugene Public Library
  • Address: 100 W 10th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.6860

Learn the ends and outs of writing about sporting events at this free lecture.

Spring Forward Concert
May 03, 2012
  • Event Times: Thursday, 6 p.m. - midnight
  • Event Admission: $18 advance, $20 door, $15 with student ID
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  • Location: McDonald Theatre
  • Address: 1010 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.345.4442

All ages concert to benefit the Nima's Wish Foundation. Top acts include the Sugar Beets, Eleven Eyes, Mike Tracey and more.

Arabian Nights
May 04, 2012 - May 05, 2012
  • Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday, 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free - $14
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  • Location: Robinson Theatre, University of Oregon
  • Address: Miller Theatre Complex, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.346.4363

In a magical evening of theatre inspired by the original One Thousand and One Nights tales, Shahrazade's parables weave themselves together into a rich tapestry of faith, healing and transformation.

Changing the Way We Feed Our Children
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 7 - 8:30 P.M.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: First United Methodist Church of Eugene
  • Address: 1376 Olive Street, Eugene, OR 97401

Come out for this evening with Cheff Ann Cooper, the Renegade Lunch Lady, as she discusses healthy food for families. Sponsored by the Eugene Coalition for Better School Food.

First Friday ArtWalk
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: NEST
  • Address: 1235 Willamette, Eugene, OR 97401

This Friday's walk is guest hosted by Mayor Kitty Piercy. The walk begins at NEST then continues through downtown. In addition to the walk, many local galleries and venues will be open to wander through.

First Friday Family Fun
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Petersen Barn Community Center
  • Address: 870 Berntzen Road, Eugene, OR

Enjoy a free evening of fun including dinner and games, crafts and live entertainment. Dinner served until 7 p.m.

Friday Night Live in the Barn with Mike McLaren
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Saginaw Vineyard
  • Address: 80247 Delight Valley School Road, Cottage Grove, OR 97455
  • Phone: 541.942.1364

Bring your dinner basket and come out for old-fashioned fun and entertainment in the warmth of their historic century-old red barn. Complimentary wine tasting. 21 and over.

Go Green
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $15
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  • Location: Community Church of Christ
  • Address: 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.747.3915

Learn how to find, grow and eat both wild and garden greens (raw or cooked). Learn preparation techniques to make the most of your green moment. Plus enjoSamples? Lots!

Harlem Wizards
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10, $8 students advance; $14, $10 students at door
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  • Location: North Eugene High School
  • Address: 200 Silver Ln., Eugene, OR 97404
  • Phone: 541.914.9754

Spring Creek Elementary School PTO proudly presents the Harlem Wizards Basketball Team verses the Spring Creek Basketeers (a team of local celebrities, school staff and parents). Come out for this highly entertaining comedy basketball game.

Kindtree Prom
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $12 advance; $15 door
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  • Location: Mac's Restaurant & Nightclub
  • Address: , Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.521.7208

Come out for this fun party hosted by SLUG Queen Holly GoSlugly to support KindTree programs. Enjoy live music, crazy contests for dance and costums. Dress up and grab your friends for this entertaining evening for a good cause.

Motorbikes & Hungry Cloud Darkening
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday,
  • Event Admission: Free; donation suggested
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  • Location: Wandering Goat Coffee Co.
  • Address: 268 Madison St., Eugene, OR 97402

From Anacortes, Washington, these are two mellow/energetic acts interested in incorporating serious/relatable themes into experimental pop music.

Oakridge Tree Planting Festival
May 04, 2012 - May 07, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Monday
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  • Location: Various locations
  • Address: , Oakridge, OR 97463
  • Phone: 541.782.5701

Parade, tree planting, talent show, quilt show, street fair, food, music and dinner theater.

South Willamette Trail Hike
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10 suggested donation
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  • Location: Hardesty Mountain area, Willamette National Forest
  • Address: Carpool from Eugene, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.344.0675

Explore the wilderness in Eugene’s backyard! The Hardesty Mountain roadless area is the largest to be found within an hour of Eugene and includes two hike-able peaks. On this hike, the group will stay on the lower flanks of the hills, explore some of the old-growth forests still found here, and cross forest-filtered streams on the South Willamette Trail.

Try Tai Chi
May 04, 2012
  • Event Times: Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Eugene Public Library
  • Address: 100 W 10th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.5521

Come out and try Tai Chi for free with this special spring class. Pre-registration is required.

21st Annual Children's Fishing Derby
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 8 - 11 a.m.
  • Event Admission: $1.75 suggested donation per fish
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  • Location: Emerald Park
  • Address: 1400 Lake Drive, Eugene, OR 97404
  • Phone: 541.688.4052

Come out to the wading pool for this fun fishing day. Children ages 2-7 accompanied by an adult are free to join. Bring your own bait and tackle and try your luck. The pool will be fully stocked with rainbow trout.

Cinco de Mayo 5
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 9 a.m.
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  • Location: El Torito
  • Address: 1003 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.484.9883

A 5K and 5 mile race to celebration the holiday. This is an inaugural event to celebrate the holiday and the course will cross the bridge over Delta Highway twice, and cover bike-path sections through the Delta Wetlands.

Cinco de Mayo Salsa Dance
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $20
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  • Location: Eugene Hilton Composers Ballroom
  • Address: 66 East 6th, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.687.2667

Salsa Dance benefit for Centro Latino including free dance lessons and live music from Miami's Latin Expression. Hot music and a great way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

Cottage Grove Home & Garden Show
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 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.

First Saturday Park Walks
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 9 - 11 a.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Amazon Headwaters, East Folk
  • Address: , Eugene, OR 97401

Explore the ecology and management of Eugene's beautiful parks. Naturalists from the Outdoor Program at the River House will lead these free interpretive walks. Take W. Amazon Parkway, left on Martin, right on Center Way, park at end.

Girls Night Out
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 7 - 11 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $75; $250 4-person girlfriend pack
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  • Location: Lane Events Center
  • Address: 796 w 13th ave, Eugene, OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.476.8558

If pampering is what you’re after, look no further. Nails, henna tattoos, foot treatments, massages, hair tinsel and feathers. This even will have it all.

Hardy Plant Sale
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Lane Events Center
  • Address: 796 W 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.344.0896

Large sale of plants by the Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group, a volunteer organization whose primary purpose is to educate the community about perennials, shrubs and other garden plants.

Just for Women Expo Eugene
May 05, 2012 - May 06, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $7; $3 chidren under 12
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  • Location: Lane Events Center
  • Address: 796 w 13th ave, Eugene, OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.476.8558

Indulge yourself with the very best Eugene has to offer in shopping, fashion, food, wine, entertainment, cosmetics, travel and more.

Magical Moombah: Fun Times at No-Manners Manor
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $5
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  • Location: The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
  • Address: 868 High St, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.434.7000

Don't miss this fun & interactive theatrical for kids. This time follow along as Molly discovers life in a world with no manners.

Monster Jam
May 05, 2012 - May 06, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $23 - $25; $5 - $8 kids
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  • Location: Matthew Knight Arena
  • Address: 1776 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.4461

One of the most popular touring family entertainment sporting events in the world, Advance Auto Parts' Monster Jam returns to Eugene. Enjoy this unique opportunity to see giant monster trucks in action.

Oregon Horse & Tack Expo
May 05, 2012 - May 06, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Saturday & Sunday
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  • Location: Oregon Horse Center
  • Address: 90751 Prairie Rd, Eugene, OR 97402
  • Phone: 541.689.9700

A great selection of new and used tack, horses for sale and many demonstrations.

Oregon Mozart Players: Passing the Baton, OMP Salute
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $39, $29, $18
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  • Location: Hult Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 7th & Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.5000

For their season finale, help OMP welcome Artistic Director Emeritus as he shares his two great talents: conducting and composing! Enjoy a compelling program with music by Mahler, Cortese and Ravel.

Pac-12 Heptathlon/Decathlon
May 05, 2012 - May 06, 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 battle it out in this multi-event track & field championship meet.

Pork Fest
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, noon - 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10 include five drink tokens
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  • Location: Rogue Ales Public House
  • Address: 844 Olive St, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 503.241.3800

A celebration of everything Pork. Enjoy Three Little Pig Sandwiches, a celebrity appearance by Rogue’s Pot Belly Pigs, Maple Bacon Bars, live music, games and craft beers! Event is the kickoff festival to Eugene Beer Week and is dog and kid friendly. Price includes five drink tokens.

Ridgeline Celebration Day 2012
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Spencer Butte Park & various other locations along trail
  • Address: Spencer Butte Park, Eugene, OR 97405

Come out for day of celebration, repairs & learning along the Ridgeline trails. Hike with Obsidians, learn about the woodlands with an ecologist and learn about mountain biking and trail etiquette and more!

The Curious Savage
May 05, 2012 - May 07, 2012
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Saturday - Monday, dinner 6 p.m.; curtain 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $16
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  • Location: Westridge School
  • Address: 46433 Westfir Rd., Westfir, OR 97492
  • Phone: 541.782.5701

Zero Clearance Theater Company presents this delicious dinner theater. Mrs. Savage wants to improve the world with her inheritance. Her in-laws want her committed, to stop such nonsense - and to save the dwindling family fortune.

Vineyards & Violins
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 5 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $20 advance, $25 door
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  • Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  • Address: 215 W. C St., Springfield, OR 97478
  • Phone: 541.736.4444

Browse a huge array of silent auction items, including weekend getaways, restaurant gift certificates, golf, entertainment, gifts and much more. Listen to violin music while enjoying a buffet of delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Sip wine or sparkling cider. All proceeds benefit Willamalane Adult Activity Center programs.

Walk Creswell and Garden Lake Park
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Comfort Inn and Suites
  • Address: 247 Melton Road, Creswell, OR 97426
  • Phone: 541.747.6470

Volkswalk consists of three loops of 3.1 miles each; walk one or more. Features include Garden Lake Park, Emerald Valley Country Club, upscale neighborhoods, downtown Creswell, new library.

Willamette Valley Music Festival
May 05, 2012
  • Event Times: Saturday, noon - midnight
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: EMU Amphitheater + 3 other locations
  • Address: University of Oregon campus, Eugene, OR 97403
  • Phone: 541.346.4373

All-day music event featuring a wide variety of styles and genres from bluegrass, blues and jazz to rock, indie and alternative. There will also be workshops and children's activities for those who live to explore music.

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