We’ve brought back our Weekender! Check out these virtual and socially distant events across Lane County for Halloween weekend and beyond!
Please attend responsibly and follow all proper safety precautions.
Movies at Maude’s: Frida
Maude Kerns Art Center is hosting a viewing of Frida, a telling of the legendary artist’s life and her marriage to fellow artist Diego Rivera, her affair with Leon Trotsky, and other relationships along the way.
Thursday | 7 pm | Reservations required | Maude Kerns Art Center, 1910 E 15th Ave. | Suggested donation: $5 | mkartcenter.org
TransPonder Spooky UnGala
TransPonder is hosting a virtual Spooky UnGala as their annual fundraiser this Friday. Join them for updates on the organization, stories, surprise performances, awards, a costume contest, and the unveiling of an artwork, all with a seasonal vibe.
Friday | 7 pm | Purchase tickets in advance | Virtual | $15 | transponder.community
Virtual Trivia Night
On Friday, join Ninkasi Brewing for an evening of virtual trivia. Ty Connor will host and is sure to test your knowledge in all categories.
Friday | 7 pm | Virtual | Free | ninkasibrewing.com
Halloweek at 5th Street Market
Now through Halloween, 5th Street Market is hosting Halloweek, with a scavenger hunt, canned food drive for FOOD for Lane County, crafts from MECCA, bouquet building at Rhythm & Blooms on Thursday, a Parade of Mischief with All That Dance Co. on Friday, and live music celebrating Dia de los Muertos by Ritmo y Romance on Saturday.
Through Saturday | See website for times | 5th Street Public Market, 296 E 5th Ave. | See website for pricing and ticketing information | 5stmarket.com
Pizza Weekend at Silvan Ridge Winery
Silvan Ridge Winery will be serving up wood-fired pizzas all weekend. Make your table reservation to enjoy a pie alongside your favorite wine.
Saturday and Sunday | 12 pm | Reservation required | Silvan Ridge Winery, 27012 Briggs Hill Rd. | Free admission | silvanridge.com
Whiteaker Halloween Community Clean Up
Don a costume and grab a trash bag for the Whiteaker Halloween Community Clean Up on Saturday. Help make the neighborhood beautiful, starting at Scobert Park.
Saturday | 1 pm | Scobert Park, 1100-1180 W 4th Ave.
Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Ballet Fantastique is hosting a watch party experience of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, with a custom concert score by Dréos and the Gerry Rempel Ensemble.
Saturday | 5:30 pm | Buy tickets in advance | Virtual | $5 | balletfantastique.org
Home Is Where the Art Is
The Eugene Ballet is hosting “Home Is Where The Art Is,” a virtual fundraiser with live interviews, updates on the Ballet, and live dance performances from the Hult Center, as well as sneak peeks for the Midtown Arts Center, the Ballet’s new home.
Saturday | 7:30 pm | Buy your tickets in advance | Virtual | $10 | eugeneballet.org
Bilingual Story Walk
The Eugene Library is hosting a story walk in the park outside Peterson Barn. Enjoy bilingual children’s picture book “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything / La Viejecita Que no le Tenia Miedo a Nada” by Linda D. Williams and illustrated by Megan Lloyd, posted along the trail.
Now through Saturday | All day | Peterson Barn, 870 Berntzen Rd. | eugene-or.gov
Autumn Trails Run: Eugene
Level 32 Racing is hosting an Autumn Trails Run in Eugene, allowing you to take on Eugene’s trails along four pre-determined routes through the brisk fall air. You can run 3.5 miles, 6 miles, 10 miles, or 16 miles, all starting and finishing near Frank Kinney Park in the Fox Hollow neighborhood.
Sunday | 10 am | Register in advance | Frank Kinney Park, 875 Martin St. | $20-$45 | level32racing.com
Herbal Living Series: Herbal Meads and Beers with Jereme Zimmerman
Learn about herbal meads and beers with Jereme Zimmerman with this virtual lecture hosted by Mountain Rose Herbs. He’ll teach you how to gather and utilize ingredients and basic brewing equipment, how to use different types of yeast for fermenting, and basic processes for brewing, fermentation, bottling, and storage.
Wednesday | 3 pm CDT (1 pm local time) | Register in advance | Virtual | mountainroseherbs.com
Ideas on Tap: The Science of Coffee
The Museum of Natural and Cultural History is hosting a new installment of their “Ideas on Tap” series, focusing on “The Science of Coffee.” Learn more about brewing the perfect cup with Christopher Hendon, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Oregon.
Wednesday | 6 pm | Virtual | Free admission | uoregon.zoom.us
Paintings from Château Orquevaux
Opening on Wednesday, the Karin Clarke Gallery will be displaying paintings from Château Orquevaux, a collection of oil paintings by owner Karin Clarke, inspired by an artist residency she attended in the French countryside in 2019. The twenty-seven pieces capture the green landscapes and buildings of the region she visited.
Starting Wednesday through Nov. 28 | Wednesdays-Friday, 12 pm-5:30 pm; Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm | Karin Clarke Gallery, 760 Willamette St. | karinclarkegallery.com
YMCA ESCAPE 2020 Triathlon
Now until December, finish 2020 strong with Eugene Family YMCA’s ESCAPE 2020 end-of-the-year triathlon. Through the next few months and at your own pace, you will need to swim 2.5 miles, run/work the cardio machines for 26.2 miles, and bike 112 miles. Register on their website.
Now until Dec. 31 | Virtual and at Eugene Family YMCA, 2055 Patterson St. | $40 | eugeneymca.org
Live music at Beergarden
Every Thursday, head to the Beergarden for live music, delicious brews on tap, and your pick from their plethora of food carts. This week: Rudolf Korv
Thursdays | 6:30 pm | Beergarden, 777 W 6th Ave. | Free admission | beergardenme.com
Thursday Night Live with Francesco
Every Thursday, Eugene Symphony conductor and music director Francesco Lecce-Chong hosts visits from guest musicians, watch parties of past performances, and invites an all-around appreciation of music.
Thursdays | 7 pm | Virtual | Free | eugenesymphony.org
Lion & Owl Date Night In
Make every weekend special with your significant other with Lion & Owl’s Date Night In dinner box. Each meal includes appetizers, salad, entrees, dessert, and wine for two. Get your orders in by Thursday for pick up on Friday or Saturday. This week’s highlights: trout barquettes, crispy salmon filet, and classic tarte tatin.
Order by Thursday | Lion & Owl, 60 E 11th Ave. | $110 | lionandowl.com
Ninkasi Dinner Club
Join the Ninkasi Dinner Club, allowing them to put together all the ingredients for a meal that will feed four to six people, paired with one of their brews and a playlist from the House of Records. They announce the next week’s recipe every Friday, with availability until they sell out.
Announced Fridays at 7 pm | Ninkasi Brewing, 272 Van Buren St. | $45 | ninkasibrewing.com/ninkasi-dinner-club/
Live music at PublicHouse
Every Wednesday, PublicHouse hosts live music, perfectly paired with drinks and food from their resident purveyors. This Week: David Rogers
Wednesdays | 6:30 pm | PublicHouse, 418 A St. | Free admission | publichousehub.com
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