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In Africa, dance is not a separate art, but part of everyday life; a spontaneous form of release, expression and fun! This workshop is designed for beginning and emerging dancers as a lively introduction to traditional West African rhythm and dance styles. The session will be taught by Andrea DiPalma Yansane, with live drumming lead by Alseny Yansane, both of the West African Cultural Arts Institute.
The Annual Black Sheep Gathering strives to provide an environment dedicated to education, cooperation and participation, an atmosphere of fellowship and fun, and celebrating natural colored animals and their fibers.
1st Annual Blues, Brews and Classic Cars event at 5th Street Public Market. Come and enjoy beer and wine tastings, a kids balloon artist, All-Star Blues Band, Classic Car show and more! $3 admission or 3 cans of food donation to enter.
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.
Are you ready to step up to ultra distances? The inaugural Elijah Bristow 24 Hour Run will test your endurance and challenge your stamina. A great run, with support, food and fun.
Kids and family are invited to sing and dance their way into the weekend at Family Music Time on Saturdays in June. On June 7, join Samuel Becerra for the lively music of South America. On June 14, Pia and Jason Robbins of Little Timbre Studio share songs, rhymes and music. Rich Glauber delights all ages with interactive music play on June 21. On June 28, enjoy Anahid Bertrand, who is fluent in musical fun and six languages!
Gifted is an urban-style market that is brought together for one day at Kesey Square in downtown Eugene. Featuring local vendors with unique vintage and handmade goods, this annual bazaar is a great place to browse and shop for an array of memorable, hard-to-find items.
The Eugene, Cascades & Coast Kids' Adventure Club invites kids and families to join in the celebration of the grand opening of the new WJ Skatepark + Urban Plaza. Make skateboard crafts and learn how to "dec" your deck with a special guest artist. Prizes and giveaways too. Come early for free skateboarding lessons beginning at 10 a.m. and stay later for demos, competitions and live music.
This hilarious play centers around Charlotte and George Hay, who are on tour at the Erlanger Theatre in Buffalo in 1953. On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George’s dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might have one final shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee and if he likes what he sees, he might cast them in his movie remake of The Scarlet Pimpernel. Unfortunately for George and Charlotte, everything that could go wrong does go... Visit Website
This classic Gershwin-Bolton-Wodehouse musical comedy centers on Long Island playboy Jimmy Winters and his arrival at a swank Beachampton cottage with his new bride. Once there, Jimmy discovers that a gang of English bootleggers have stashed their illegal hooch in his basement. To make matters worse, news arrives that Jimmy's divorce from his first wife is not complete, so his new bride storms out just a one of the bootleggers, Kay, posing as Jimmy's maid to escape the G men, enters the room. In... Visit Website
A massive sale of all things theatrical, accumulated over years by this fantastic theater troupe. Along with the giant sale, there will be popcorn, drinks and hot dogs for purchase while you peruse the theatre and browse through the items, inside and out. Cash or credit only, please.
Vaulting is often referred to as gymnastics on horseback. This is a great opportunity to watch the best vaulters from Region Three of the American Vaulting Association including Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. The National Championships will take place at The Oregon Horse Center in July as well. The Feed Room restaurant will be open during competition, with great food for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and beverages.
Join Relief Nursery in support of children and families in our community. Bring the whole family and enjoy music, exciting prizes and cast your vote for your favorite car, truck or bike of the day! Fun Run from 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Car showcase from 11 - 3 p.m.
Strum Theory performs live at the farm. Agrarian will be serving fresh farm house ales on their beautiful farm setting during the glorious Summer Solstice, with special ale releases for the longest day of the year.
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
Join us in celebrating the longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice. Dine on Oregon wood fired pizza, enjoy live music from Norma Frasier who returns as the featured musician and finish off the evening with amazing fire dancers!
Fun in the sun! Run or walk a 5K from Booth Kelly to Dorris Ranch and back to support Umpqua Bank’s Snack Pack program, distributed by FOOD for Lane County. 5K starts at 6:21 p.m.
This play tells the tale of an elderly widow, who is put into a sanatorium by her greedy step-children because she is giving away their inheritance to "odd" causes. The widow, Mrs. Savage, becomes friends with her fellow patients in the Cloisters and begins to help them as much as they help her. A funny, heartwarming and surprising tale that is family friendly and will leave you with a smile.
Celebrate the Grand Opening of Washington Jefferson (WJ) Skatepark and Urban Plaza! This will be no ordinary skatepark or celebration. The Grand Opening is a community event for a reclaimed park filled with skateboarding, music, food and activities for all ages! Walk, roll, ride or scoot. Parking will be limited. Free LTD bus rides to the park on June 21 with a skate deck or bike! Route 51 goes right to the park. Bike valet parking will be available.
Visit with the animals and learn about all things alpaca at this annual event in Eugene.
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.
Two contemporary Oregon artists offer two substantially different but equally innovative approaches to both the working class reality of Portland and a mythologized natural fantasy world in this groundbreaking exhibit.
Go Deep. This state-of-the-art exhibit showcases the dynamic forces that shape Oregon’s landscapes and ecosystems. Through interactive displays, striking imagery, and rare specimens, you’ll “go deep” into Oregon’s past, and join in an exchange of ideas about science, conservation, and our future. General admission, $5; seniors and youth, $3; families, $10.
Journey into the unique cultures and ecosystems of the Arctic. Recently adopted from Western Oregon University, the Jensen Collection represents one of the largest assemblages of Arctic material in the United States and a valuable record of life in a rapidly changing region.
A stunning and engaging look into the early history and livability along the McKenzie River Corridor, with archival images and historic artifacts on display.
Entwined with humor and budding romance, Ordinary Days is an exciting new musical that tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, love and taxi cabs. Through a score of vivid and memorable songs, each individual experience rings true to life as the characters learn to embrace the beauty of an “ordinary day.”
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 exhibition features the work of more than ten members of The Plein Air Painters of Lane County, including Jerry Ross, Horst Hittenberger and Victoria Biedron. “En plein air” is a French expression that means "in the open air" and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors. “Dans L'été” means “in the summer.” The oil and watercolor paintings depict the Lane County landscape from “Rose Garden Summer” and “Mt. Pisgah Oaks” to “Summer Light on Lynx Hollow.”
From a 19-century working-class family in Portland to a Chinese mining community in Jacksonville, this exhibit tells the stories of five historical sites recently excavated by museum archaeologists. Admission scale as follows: General, $5; seniors and youth, $3; families, $10.
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.
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.
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.
Transcendence is an abstract tribute to some of the events Eugene is famous for, including the Oregon Bach Festival (OBF) and all the others that make up Track Town USA, from Ashton Eaton running in the Twilight Meet, to the Prefontaine Meet, to the rest of the greats culminating this summer for the first time ever in The World Juniors.
Two video installations by Portland-based artist Vanessa Renwick will be featured at the museum as exhibits. Renwick’s installations address some serious issues related to our environment, often in humorous and unexpected ways.
This exhibition features prints in the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) collection by artists who worked for the Works Project Administration in the 1930s and took as their subject matter the pursuit of the "American Dream."
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.
Enhance your museum experience with an Exhibit Talk given by a trained and experienced volunteer. Talks are offered every afternoon, Tuesday through Sunday and are included with the price of admission.
Year-round farmers' market featuring local organic produce, meats, cheeses, herbs and more. Also enjoy fresh organic coffee, breads and gourmet sandwiches.
From magnetic puzzles to robot rockets and sock creatures, there's always a variety of fun, all-ages craft projects for kids and families on Saturdays at the Materials Exchange Center for Community Art (MECCA). Drop-in and have a great time! Sponsored by Selco Community Credit Union.
An open air market held every Saturday, rain or shine, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Eugene across from the Saturday Market. Over 80 farmers and food producers showcase local Oregon fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, plants and animal products. Mingle with local farmers and chefs.
Learn about the unique role that Oregon played in the history of aviation and see vintage aircraft restoration as it happens!
Book this amazing excursion and board the Waterfall Hiking Shuttle that allows hikers to traverse one way on MRT to spectacular viewpoints including Clear Lake and Sahalie and Koosah falls. These tours are by appointment only, $25 per person.
On display this month, award winning artist JoAnn Chartier exhibits some of her paintings, prints and other creative works.
University of Oregon student ambassadors offer 90-minute walking tours of the main campus. Available year-round except holidays.
USTA-PNW offers fun, affordable summer tennis programs for parents and kids at every skill level. It’s a great way for you and your kids to make new friends, get active and learn a new sport!
The Veneta Downtown Farmers' Market is located on the lawn in the Fern Ridge Shopping Center, at Territorial Hwy and Luther Lane. Live music every week featuring performances from market favorites, farm-fresh produce and more.