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McKenzie Art Festival
August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday, noon - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Leaburg Fire Hall and Training Center
  • Address: 42870 McKenzie Hwy, Leaburg, OR 97488

Join us and celebrate as artists come together to show their work at this engaging event which is attended by many visitors to the beautiful McKenzie River corridor as well as most of the community. Experience the fun in the 1st annual Plein Air competition to be held in conjunction with the McKenzie Art Festival. Painting time will be Saturday the 23rd from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Jurying will take place about 3 p.m. with awards to follow. All entries will be displayed through the end of the festival. ... Visit Website

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2014 Eugene Celebration Parade
August 23, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday, 11 a.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Midtown Eugene
  • Address: High St & Pearl St between 11th Ave & 19th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401

The Eugene Celebration Parade is a Eugene tradition showcasing the spirit of the community. Floats, bands, performers and businesses will strut their stuff from South Eugene High School to downtown Eugene. A Pet Parade will be earlier at 10:30 a.m. between 11th Ave & 12 Ave. Pet awards will be presented at the Eugene Celebration Tribute Concert held at the Cuthbert Theatre at 6:30 p.m. Admission for the concert is $5.

A Flea in Her Ear - Cottage Theatre
August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Thursday - Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $15 - 18
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  • Location: Cottage Theatre 
  • Address: 700 Village Dr, Cottage Grove, OR 97424
  • Phone: 541.942.8001

Madame Chandebise is worried that her husband Victor is secretly having an affair. To find out, she and her friend Lucienne plan a trap, sending an anonymous love letter suggesting a rendezvous at the shady Frisky Puss Hotel. Mistaken identities, surprises, and all manner of madcap misunderstandings ensue. Directed by Alan Beck.

Create! Eugene
August 23, 2014 - August 31, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Monday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Various Eugene Locations
  • Address: Willamette St & Broadway St, Eugene, OR 97401

During the month of August, Create! Eugene will feature a variety of artists’ workshops and exhibitions in a variety of locations throughout the City of Eugene. Local residents and visitors are encouraged to attend these informative and exciting arts workshops. Highlighting Eugene’s vibrant and celebrated cultural scene, this month-long festival presents an opportunity to engage and enhance awareness and support for all creative endeavors.

Create! Eugene - Plein Air Paint Out
August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Various Eugene Locations
  • Address: Willamette St & Broadway St, Eugene, OR 97401

The Plein Air Paint Out is all about outdoor painting. There are multiple components to Create! Eugene’s Plein Air Paint Out and ways for everyone to participate. Register to compete in the paint out, take a plein air workshop, watch live demos, have breakfast with the juror and more. During the month of August, Create! Eugene will feature a variety of artists’ workshops and exhibitions in a variety of locations throughout the City of Eugene.

Eugene Celebration - 2014 - CANCELLED
August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday, TBD
  • Event Admission: TBD
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  • Location: Downtown Eugene
  • Address: Broadway & Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401

The Eugene Celebration performance line-up includes outdoor as well as indoor stage entertainment, running as late as 2:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights so that you can dance the day AND night away! Great food from local vendors, beer and wine gardens, cultural kiosks and crafts; plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy. CANCELLED

Eugene Celebration Concert featuring Hell's Belles, Zepparella & Foreverland
August 23, 2014
  • Event Times: Suaturday, 5:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $5
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  • Location: Cuthbert Amphitheater
  • Address: Day Island Rd, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 800.992.8499

By public demand and support, the Eugene Celebration Concert at the Cuthbert Amphitheater, pet parade and city parade will commence this year. The concert will feature Hell's Belles, Zepparella and Foreverland. The Parade Award Ceremony will begin at 6:30 pm, between sets.

Festival of Eugene
August 23, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday & Saturday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Skinner Butte Park
  • Address: Cheshire Ave, Eugene, OR
  • Phone: 541.505.4031

This is a first year event celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of Eugene. There will be artisans, demonstrations, face painting, balloons, live bands and of course all the fun-n-funky that Eugene has to offer!

From Here to Hear 5K Run/Walk
August 23, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Riverbend Annex
  • Address: 123 International Way, Springfield, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.284.4876

A fun 5K run or walk put on by the Eugene Hearing and Speech Center. This event is open to all levels.

Great White
August 23, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Whiskey River Ranch
  • Address: 4740 Main St, Springfield, OR 97478
  • Phone: 541.744.1594

Join rock icons and hit recording artists Great White for a rare , intimate acoustic performance at the Whiskey River Ranch in Springfield.

History of the U.S. Women’s Movement
August 23, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday, 3 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: City of Eugene - Library, Recreation and Cultural Services Department
  • Address: 100 W 10th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.5450

Join us for an illustrated talk on the History of the U.S. Women’s Movement. Papers certifying ratification of 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution were signed to give women the right to vote on August 26, 1920. Olivia Taylor-Young and Kirk Taylor will enlighten the audience about the seven-decade struggle that led to that accomplishment and the progress of the women’s movement since.

Junction City Chili Cook-off
August 23, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday, 1 - 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Rodeo Steak House & Grill
  • Address: 495 Holly St, Junction City, OR 97448
  • Phone: 541.514.7116

Teens Helping Children in Need and Rodeo Steak House and Grill are teaming up for Junction City's 1st annual Chili Cook-off. Come and enjoy live music and watch the mad-cap cook-off commence, then endulge in the savory dishes afterward. Cook-off from 1 - 5 p.m.; tasting from 5 - 7 p.m. Pre-registration required to participate in the contest.

Let's Go Camping - Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park
August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: $30
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  • Location: Jessie M. Honeyman State Park
  • Address: 84505 Hwy 101 S, Florence, OR 97439
  • Phone: 188.895.7677

Summer weekend group camping events for families new to camping. The tents, sleeping bags and other essentials for the journey will be provided with the cost of admission. Experts will be present to help around the clock with any questions you may have. There will be lots of fun activities for adults and kids planned throughout the trip to experience. Space is limited, pre-registration required.

Saturday Photography Workshop - Create! Eugene
August 23, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $90
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  • Location: Jon Meyers Photography Studio
  • Address: 385 West 2nd Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.345.1374

Learn to use the settings on your digital camera to have more control and take better photographs. Class includes hands-on practice and is limited to 6 students. Lunch is included with this Saturday session.

Shakespeare in the Park - Antony & Cleopatra
August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Saturday & Sunday, 6 - 8 :15 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Amazon Park
  • Address: 680 East 24th Ave, Eugene, OR 97405
  • Phone: 541.682.5373

This free production in scenic Amazon Park presents the action packed, romantic drama of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Now celebrating our sixteenth year of Shakespeare in the park!Bring a picnic, blanket, family and friends.

Summer in the City 2014
August 23, 2014 - September 30, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Monday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Downtown Eugene & Surrounding Areas
  • Address: Willamette & Broadway St, Eugene, OR 97401

The 2014 Summer in the City events series has something for everyone through the summer months (and a bit beyond them). Picnic in a scenic park as you enjoy a classic film screening; cycle the bike bridges and grab breakfast with friends; dance to amazing live music; shop, dine and enjoy fine wine; let your creative flair shine at one of many scheduled activities; or sign-up for the annual dodgeball tournament for charity (with vendors, music and food) held in the center of Downtown Eugene! Skat... Visit Website

TASTE at Route 5 NW Wine Bar
August 23, 2014
  • Event Times: Saturday, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Route 5 NW Wine Bar
  • Address: 248 E 5th #25, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.393.6551

One of Eugene's great summer traditions is listening to live music on the 5th Street Market's shady patio, wine in hand. Join us for great live music, food and wine.

Science Is . . .
August 24, 2014
  • Event Times: Sunday, 2 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: City of Eugene - Library, Recreation and Cultural Services Department
  • Address: 100 W 10th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.5450

Eugene’s most recent SLUG Queen won her title with a science-inspired campaign, because when not making royal appearances, she’s Brandy Todd, science educator at the University of Oregon. At this lecture in the Downtown Library, Todd will discuss public perceptions of science, including why so many people feel disconnected from the scientific endeavor, why that’s a problem and how everyone can engage with and enjoy science.

Eugene Emeralds vs. Vanouver Canadians
August 25, 2014
  • Event Times: Monday, 7:05 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $1 - 13
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  • Location: PK Park
  • Address: Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.342.5367

Good Karma Monday. Fans that come by the Emerald's box office to purchase tickets will choose the price they pay per ticket in dollar increments. 50% of the price paid will be donated to a local charity.

Simpsons Mural Dedication and Community Party
August 25, 2014
  • Event Times: Monday, 11:30 a.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Downtown Springfield
  • Address: 5th & Main St, Springfield, OR 97477

A mural recreating art gifted to the City of Springfield, Oregon by Simpsons creator Matt Groening will be unveiled during a block party dedication in downtown Springfield. Special guest Yeardley Smith, comedic actress and voice of Lisa Simpson, will be in Springfield to celebrate the mural, sign autographs and take some questions during the event.

Dog Days of Summer
August 26, 2014
  • Event Times: Tuesday, 5:30 - 8:30 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

Dogs and their humans are invited to join us for a celebration of all things canine! Make your own dog toys, get to know dog-friendly businesses and explore dog evolution with a lecture at 7 p.m.

Eugene Emeralds vs. Vanouver Canadians
August 26, 2014
  • Event Times: Tuesday, 7:05 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $7 - 13
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  • Location: PK Park
  • Address: Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.342.5367

Mardi Gras themed game filled with jazz music, beads, costumes and more. Show your Bi-Mart card for free parking and 4 box seats for $20. Hoppy Tuesday beer specials of discounted local craft favorites.

Movies in the Garden - Summer Screening Series
August 26, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Event Times: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $2
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  • Location: Village Green Resort & Gardens
  • Address: 725 Row River Rd, Cottage Grove, OR 97424

Join us for Movies in the Garden every Tuesday evening through the summer months. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at dusk in the beautiful garden. Well-behaved pets on a leash are also welcome. Food, snacks and beverages (beer, wine and non-alcoholic) available for purchase. Please, no outside food or drinks. Remember to bring blankets, pillows and sweaters to keep warm after the sun goes down. Chairs are allowed, but we ask that guests with chairs sit in the back and let guest... Visit Website

Beautiful Wrecks - Summer Concert
August 27, 2014
  • Event Times: Wednesday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Willamalane Park
  • Address: 1276 G St, Springfield, OR 97478
  • Phone: 541.736.4104

Rock, jazz, ska, Americana and funk livens-up the park as Beautiful Wrecks performs live.

Concerts in the Park
August 27, 2014 - September 10, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Bohemia Park Amphitheater
  • Address: 10th and Main St, Cottage Grove, OR 97424

Every Wednesday enjoy a great Concert in the Park at the Cottage Grove Bohemia Park Amphitheater! July 2, The Celtic Tradition (Celtic); July 9, Koko Bola (Groove Jazz); July 16, Breakers Yard (Delta Blues and Ragtime); July 23, Etouffee (Swamprock/Cajun); July 30, Annie Mae Rhodes Band (Bluegrass); Aug 6, Steel Wool (Classic Folk Rock originals); August 13, The Fret Boys (Classic Rock);August 20, Windy Ridge (Country Rock); August 27, Flies with Honey (Rock); September 3, Blue Skies Big Band (C... Visit Website

Eugene Emeralds vs. Vanouver Canadians
August 27, 2014
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 7:05 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $7 - 13
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  • Location: PK Park
  • Address: Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.342.5367

Love and Marriage. Couples can renew their vows on the field in front of the entire park. Kids Eat Free Wednesday thanks to Carl's Jr. and Lone Pine Farms. Kids 12-and-under receive a free hotdog, apple and soda.

Freedom & Dialogue in a Polarized World
August 27, 2014
  • Event Times: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: City of Eugene - Library, Recreation and Cultural Services Department
  • Address: 100 W 10th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.5450

Author Sharon Schuman will host this lecture at the Downtown Library about her book, Freedom and Dialogue in a Polarized World. Schuman argues that some of our society’s most cherished ideas about freedom, such as being left alone to do as we please, have failed us because they promote polarized thinking. Rooted in literature, political theory and Mikhail Bakhtin’s theories of language, she introduces a new concept, dialogic freedom.

Coburg Concerts in the Park Presents Riffle
August 28, 2014
  • Event Times: Thursday, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Pavilion Park
  • Address: 100 Willamette St, Coburg, OR 97408
  • Phone: 541.968.3822

Riffle will be the featured band in the park, playing live rock, blues, country and jazz.

Eugene Emeralds vs. Vanouver Canadians
August 28, 2014
  • Event Times: Thursday, 7:05 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $3 - 13
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  • Location: PK Park
  • Address: Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.342.5367

Bring your baby to their first ballgame and enjoy a baby-filled night at PK! It's Tallboy Thursday presented by Pabst Blue Ribbon, $3 box seats, $3 32 ounce fountain Pepsi products and $3 PBR tallboys.

Jackie Jae & Jason Cowsill at Route 5 NW Wine Bar
August 28, 2014
  • Event Times: Thursday, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Route 5 NW Wine Bar
  • Address: 248 E 5th #25, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.393.6551

One of Eugene's great summer traditions is listening to live music on the 5th Street Market's shady patio, wine in hand. Join us for great live music, food and wine.

Rogue Labor Day Garage Sale
August 28, 2014 - September 01, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Thursday - Monday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Rogue Public House
  • Address: 844 Olive St, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.345.4155

The long holiday weekend is coming, so stock up on Rogue that you can keep for yourself or take to a Labor Day party. During this special annual event, enjoy celebration discounts and delicious food as you select from lagers, stouts and ales in kegs, bottles and growlers, as well as t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, glassware and other goods.

Scottish Duo Rebecca Lomnicky & David Brewer
August 28, 2014
  • Event Times: Thursday, 8:30 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $10
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  • Location: Axe & Fiddle
  • Address: 657 E Main St, Cottage Grove, OR 97424

Join us for an evening of traditional Scottish and Irish music! Rebecca and David are both award winning Celtic musicians who have studied in Scotland and toured from Australia to China and the United States.

Domaine Meriwether Presents Jen Sennett at Sparkling Nights
August 29, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday, 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Domaine Meriwether Winery
  • Address: 88324 Vineyard Ln, Veneta, OR 97487
  • Phone: 541.935.9711

Start Labor Day weekend with live music by Jen Sennett, sumptuous free wine tasting, food available for purchase and local beer and cider on tap. Cheers!

Duck Downtown in Downtown Eugene
August 29, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday, 5 - 9 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Downtown Eugene & Downtown Springfield
  • Address: 66 E 6th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401

Kick off Labor Day weekend with football fun! Each Friday before University of Oregon home football games, Duck fans are gathering downtown to show their spirit! The University of Oregon Duck Truck and friends will make an appearance in both downtown Eugene and downtown Springfield. Local restaurants and retail shops are hosting entertainment and special discounts for fans. Coyotes welcome too! Lane District Transit (LTD) bus service is free after 5 p.m., making it easy to get downtown and hop b... Visit Website

Duck Downtown in Downtown Springfield
August 29, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday, 5 - 9 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Downtown Springfield
  • Address: 590 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477

Kick off Labor Day weekend with football fun! Each Friday before University of Oregon home football games, Duck fans are gathering downtown to show their spirit! The University of Oregon Duck Truck and friends will make an appearance in both downtown Springfield and downtown Eugene. Local restaurants and retail shops are hosting entertainment and special discounts for fans. Coyotes welcome too! Lane District Transit (LTD) bus service is free after 5 p.m., making it easy to get downtown and hop b... Visit Website

Eugene Emeralds vs. Vanouver Canadians
August 29, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday, 7:05 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $7 - 13
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  • Location: PK Park
  • Address: Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.342.5367

What is on your bucket list? Throw out a first pitch? Call an inning over the radio? Do a public address (PA) announcement? The Emeralds will be fulfilling bucket list wishes all night. Live music presented by KRVM.

Joe Manis Duo with Tyler Abott at Route 5 NW Wine Bar
August 29, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Route 5 NW Wine Bar
  • Address: 248 E 5th #25, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.393.6551

One of Eugene's great summer traditions is listening to live music on the 5th Street Market's shady patio, wine in hand. Join us for great live music, food and wine.

Last Friday ArtWalk in the Whiteaker Neighborhood
August 29, 2014
  • Recurring monthly on the last Friday
  • Event Times: Friday, 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Whiteaker Arts Neighborhood
  • Address: 1172 West 2nd Ave, Eugene, OR 97402

Stroll through "The Whit" to see 20 public works of art ranging from wall murals to sculptures. Neighborhood galleries, artist studios, eateries, live music venues and tasting rooms open their doors to share local exhibits and promote local art. The Whiteaker neighborhood is located just northwest of downtown Eugene around Blair Blvd.

Oregon Soccer vs. Saint Mary's
August 29, 2014
  • Event Times: Friday, 7 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Papé Field
  • Address: 2727 Leo Harris Pkwy, Eugene, OR 97401

Come cheer on your Ducks at the first game of the 2014 Women's Soccer Season! Enjoy Hometown Heroes night with free admission for all veterans and military and all Fan Day voucher holders from 8/23.

Willamettans Sunshine Festival
August 29, 2014 - September 01, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Friday - Monday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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  • Location: Willamettans Family Nudist Resort
  • Address: 37000 Parsons Creek Rd, Marcola, OR 97454
  • Phone: 541.933.2809

The Sunshine Festival is the annual Labor Day celebration and traditional close of the summer season for the Willamettans clothing-optional family resort. There will be live music, Karaoke, pool, hiking and other activities to enjoy over the holiday weekend.

Exhibits & Shows


Blue Star Museums
August 23, 2014 - August 31, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Sunday, 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

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History (MNCH) offers complimentary admission to all active-duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Visit http://bluestarfam.org/Programs/Blue_Star_Museums to learn more.

First Friday Exhibit at New Zone
August 23, 2014 - August 30, 2014
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Saturday, noon - 6 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: New Zone Gallery
  • Address: 164 W Broadway, Eugene, OR 97401

Spotlighted Artist Dianne Story Cunningham presents “Quirky Artifacts of Contemporary Life” and Featured Artist Patricia Montoya Donohue showcases “Sticks, Stones and Other Passions” at this ongoing summer exhibit. Join us on Friday, July 4th, for the gala opening event, with appetizers and beverages available.

Homage to NW Landscapes
August 23, 2014 - September 20, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: The Gallery at the Watershed
  • Address: 321 Mill St STE 6, Eugene, OR 97401

This new show is designed to spotlight artists who participated in last year's first-ever month-long event, Create!Eugene, plus important regional artists. We are also featuring a few of our own represented artists who specialize in Plein Air and Landscapes.

Object Afterlife Art Challenge
August 23, 2014 - October 05, 2014
  • Event Times: Monday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts (MECCA)
  • Address: 449 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401

This year more than 50 people signed up to participate in MECCA's 6th Annual Object Afterlife Art Challenge. Artists were given mystery boxes with supplies ranging from mannequin arms to board game pieces and from matchstick boxes to a piano interior. Their compositions will be on display at this unique and intricate art exhibit, with an opening reception on September 5th.

Placing Pierre Daura
August 23, 2014 - September 28, 2014
  • Recurring daily
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free - $5
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  • Location: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon
  • Address: 1430 Johnson Ln, Eugene, OR 97403

This fascinating exhibit explores the process of identity formation. The overarching theme of “place" can be understood not only as geographic location, but Daura's psychological and emotional location throughout his life.

The Atlas of Yellowstone
August 23, 2014 - October 05, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: $3 - 10
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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

Experience Yellowstone’s dynamic beauty through maps and other works of art from the 2012 atlas published by the University of Oregon. Admission scale as follows: General, $5; seniors and youth, $3; families, $10.

The Back Dock - Paintings by Melissa Sikes
August 23, 2014 - August 31, 2014
  • Event Times: Monday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: City of Eugene - Library, Recreation and Cultural Services Department
  • Address: 100 W 10th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.682.5450

The Back Dock is a series of fifteen paintings on wood panels featuring images of swimmers at a lake where generations of the artist's family have spent summers since the 1930s. The works are on display on the second floor, in the Magazines and Newspapers room at the downtown library branch.

The Human Touch - Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection
August 23, 2014 - September 06, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Times: Tuesday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free - $5
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  • Location: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon
  • Address: 1430 Johnson Ln, Eugene, OR 97403

From serious to whimsical, realistic to abstract, the RBC exhibition features over forty artworks devoted to creative interpretations of the human figure, reflecting astounding diversity in media and design.

The Summer of Small
August 23, 2014 - September 15, 2014
  • Event Times: Monday - Sunday
  • Event Admission: Varies
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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

Imagine and discover a world you can’t see during The Summer of Small, as we explore the world at the nanoscale in the Exhibit Hall. How small is the nanoscale? Well, a sheet of paper is about 100,000 nanometers thick - so really small, at the level of atoms and molecules.

On-going


Eugene Saturday Market
August 23, 2014 - November 15, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Event Times: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Event Admission: Free
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  • Location: Downtown Park Blocks
  • Address: 8th & Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone: 541.686.8885

Since the 1970s, rain or shine, the Saturday Market has been a vibrant hub for local artisans. It is the longest running weekly open-air crafts festival in the United States! Nearly 200 booths feature locally handcrafted gifts, international foods and entertainment. An iconic Eugene event held outdoors April to November, and indoors November through December.

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