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Virtual Events in Eugene and Beyond

Published: May 12, 2020

 

 

The next best thing to being there is virtually being there...so we've rounded up these ways to enjoy your favorite Eugene, Cascades & Coast area artists and places from your couch.

We've curated miles of 360 degree video of hiking trails, rivers and dunes along with local online events, online gallery exhibits, videos of performances and presentations. Many local organizations, small businesses and artists have translated their work into virtual offerings. So from comparing wine tasting notes live or browsing an archive of the best local shows, you are sure to find inspiration. Most of this is free, so be sure to share your favorites and, if you are able, donate to the hosting organization or business.

Remember we all #LoveLane and we are all in this together.

Watch the entire performance of Eugene Ballet's "Firebird" with Orchestra Next. Dazzling costumes and powerful music complement the Eugene… More Info
The Shelton McMurphey Johnson House is celebrating 100 years of work that was done by generations of women before and after the 19th… More Info
Students can learn art skills and create projects through online videos produced by Lane Arts Council's ArtSpark program. From beginning… More Info
Florence's boutique theater is screening some of their favorite movies online — so even if you can't yet sink into a theater seat, you still… More Info
Clay Fest is now online! We have 34 potters listed but more are coming! We have links to make it easy to find your favorite potters. There… More Info
Hear taps played and take a virtual tour of Eugene's Pioneer Cemetery. Learn about the resting places of influential residents and the… More Info
The Eugene Science Center has posted science experiment videos that are fun for kids to watch. Also browse a collection of STEM resources… More Info
Whole Earth Nature School is encouraging families to spend time outside every day. Join in the nightly howl at the moon from your own… More Info
Kids can enjoy a coloring book featuring Lane County's history of transportation. Download the PDF and get out the crayons!… More Info
Listen to stories, books and songs presented by the Springfield Public Library via their YouTube channel.… More Info
Inside the Salem Pioneer Cemetery is a relatively unknown shrine that was used by residents of Salem’s Chinatown from the late 1800s through… More Info
Watch lectures, readings and interviews with visiting and UO humanities professors and alumni.… More Info
Enjoy specially recorded and curated jazz performances from musicians who’ve performed at The Jazz Station over the years.… More Info
This adult Halloween tradition is in its fifth year. Pick up a "Tokes 'n' Treats" hemp passport and get it stamped at participating… More Info
Enjoy the school's musical programming.… More Info
Tour the Jordan Schnitzer Museum via YouTube videos of current or permanent exhibits.… More Info
Photographer Maricela Figueroa Zamilpa has had more than 100 exhibitions inside and outside her country, and her works have been published… More Info
This year's activities and resources will be offered online. The event will not be held in person. Instead there will be eight hours of… More Info
Get ready for Tuesdays with Ty streamed live from the Hult Center's Facebook. Every Tuesday, Ty will host a virtual trivia night with some… More Info
Taste wine with J. Scott Cellar's Eric Braman via Facebook and Instragram videos. One J. Scott Cellar's wine will be highlighted and… More Info
Archaeological research at a historic plantation site in the U.S. Virgin Islands is revealing important insights about the lives of… More Info
Cruise this drive thru Trick-or-Treat event in historic Cottage Grove. The route starts on South River Road by Cottage Grove High School.… More Info
Fernando Soto Vidal has shown his work in 100 group exhibitions and has had more than 30 individual exhibitions both in Mexico and abroad.… More Info
Quench your thirst for knowledge at Ideas on Tap, the Museum of Natural and Cultural History's monthly pub talk—now served online! This… More Info
Saturday Market's Holiday Market is a festive take on the regular artisan market—and this year it will stay outside on the Park Blocks, rain… More Info
Quench your thirst for knowledge at Ideas on Tap, the Museum of Natural and Cultural History's monthly pub talk—now served online! This… More Info
Google Trekker by Eugene, Cascades & Coast
Travel Lane County filmed 360 degree views of local trails for Google Street View so that you could experience them virtually. See them… More Info

A Sampling of Ongoing Highlights

Many ages, interests and abilities are addressed as the region's local organizations, businesses and community members convert their talent, enthusiasm and special offerings to virtual sharing. 

Symphony

Listen to selected pieces by Eugene Symphony Francesco Lecce-Chong and enjoy his commentary.

Eugene Science Center

Watch kid-centered science experiments, and perhaps try them at home?

ArtSpark Online

Take art classes and craft new things with guidance from community artists and instructors.

Children's Story Time

Springfield Library staff and community volunteers read books, sing songs and tell stories for children.The Jazz Station at Home

Tune in for jazz performances from musicians who've performed at downtown Eugene's Jazz Station.

Oregon Humanities Center Lectures

Fascinating talks and lectures on a wide variety of topics presenting by university professors and alumni.

Make Plans

While you're exploring online programs, it's a great time to get a free visitor guide delivered to your door and keep dreaming of your next vacation.

Author: Taj Barnhart Morgan

Taj Barnhart Morgan is the Director of Content Strategy for Travel Lane County. A journalism graduate from the University of Oregon, Taj has two decades of special event management and hospitality marketing experience in San Diego, CA and Maui, HI. Passionate about mothering, and back to her Oregon roots, she is discovering the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region all over again through the eyes of her daughter.