It’s that time of year when we start cozying up and hunkering down for winter. These events across Lane County will help you get in the cold-weather spirit.
A Home for the Holidays
On Thursday, A Family for Every Child is taking their annual fundraiser online, presenting A Home for the Holidays. Join them for silent and live auctions on great packages, all benefitting foster children in search of their forever families. The auctions open early!
Thursday | 6 pm | Virtual | See website for prices | afamilyforeverychild.org
Pizza Weekend at Silvan Ridge Winery
Silvan Ridge Winery will be serving up wood-fired pizzas all weekend. Make your table reservation to enjoy alongside your favorite wine.
Saturday and Sunday | 12 pm | Reservation required | Silvan Ridge Winery, 27012 Briggs Hill Rd. | Free admission | silvanridge.com
Enjoy the sounds of the multi-Grammy winning, multi-instrumentalist, and multi-talented musician Taj Mahal, live from the UC Theatre in Berkley, California, from the comfort of your own home. A ticket grants you 48-hour access to the stream. A virtual meet and greet option is offered as well!
Tuesday | 6 pm | Virtual | $20-$150 | hultcenter.org
Batch Cooking class with FOOD for Lane County
Become an expert food prepper with FOOD for Lane County’s virtual Batch Cooking class this Tuesday. Learn how to stretch your food budget, save time cooking, store food, and prepare in bulk.
Tuesday | 2 pm | Virtual | Free | eventbrite.com
Rock Island Line
Chico Schwall’s American Roots is coming to the Shedd Institute, bringing Rock Island Line: Skiffle and the rise of British Rock. Learn musical history while enjoying a tribute to rock’s roots.
Wednesday | 7:30 pm | The Shedd Institute, 285 E Broadway | $12.75-$19 | theshedd.org
Every Wednesday and Thursday through Christmas Eve, shop local makers, bakers, and artists for your holiday gifts and goodies at The Emporium, in Veneta.
Wednesdays and Thursdays | 12 pm | The Emporium, 88170 Territorial Hwy., Veneta | Free admission | facebook.com
Galleria at the Smith Marketplace
The Galleria at the Smith, Eugene’s newest artist marketplace, gives us all the chance to peruse artists’ works, which cover all mediums from ceramics to fiber arts to jewelry, and much more. They will be open every weekend through the end of the year.
Saturday and Sunday | 12 pm | The Galleria at the Smith, 768 E 13th Ave. | instagram.com/galleria_at_the_smith
NOIRvember Film Group: Live Online
The Eugene Public Library is hosting a series of film chats to celebrate NOIRvember. Watch the featured film ahead of time and register to chat with others about what you saw. This week: “Sudden Fear.”
Saturday | 2 pm | Virtual | Free | eugene-or.gov
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
Paintings from Château Orquevaux
The Karin Clarke Gallery is displaying paintings from Château Orquevaux, a collection of oil paintings by owner Karin Clarke, inspired by an artist residency she did in the French countryside in 2019. The twenty-seven pieces capture the green landscapes and buildings of the region she visited.
Now through Nov. 28 | Wednesdays-Friday, 12 pm-5:30 pm; Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm | Karin Clarke Gallery, 760 Willamette St. | karinclarkegallery.com
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: St. Clair and Pabst Jazz Duo
Thursdays | 6:30 pm | Beergarden, 777 W 6th Ave. | Free admission | beergardenme.com
Thursday Night Live with Francesco
Every Thursday through April, Eugene Symphony conductor and music director Francesco Lecce-Chong for visits from guest musicians, watch parties of past performances, and an all-around appreciation of music.
Thursdays | 7 pm | Virtual | Free | eugenesymphony.org
Lion & Owl Date Night In
Make every weekend special with your special someone 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: Allium and cheddar cheese fondue, flatbread, sour cream chocolate cake
Order by Thursday | Lion & Owl, 60 E 11th Ave. | $110 | lionandowl.com
Ninkasi Dinner Club
Last week for the Dinner Club! Join the Ninkasi Dinner Club, and allow their culinary team 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
Eugene Saturday Market
Shop local artisans, see live music, and pick up lunch from one of the many food carts at the Eugene Saturday Market. See website for safety guidelines and this week’s booths.
Saturday | 10 am | 8th Ave. and Oak St. | Free admission | eugenesaturdaymarket.org
Lane County Farmers Market
Stock up on your week’s groceries at the Lane County Farmers Market. Shop local produce, meat, and baked goods. See website for safety guidelines and current vendors.
Saturday | 9 am | 8th Ave. and Oak St. | Free admission | lanecountyfarmersmarket.org
Casablanca Jazz and Supper Club
Pfeiffer Winery is feeding the nostalgia for the jazz age with a weekly dinner, jazz performance, and perfectly paired wine, every Saturday through mid-December. Join them in black tie to cocktail attire. This week: Sheild Bistro French Menu, Copper Hollow Jazztet
Saturdays through Dec. 19 | 5:30 pm | Pfeiffer Winery, 25040 Jaeg Rd., Junction City | $10-$15 | Reservations required | pfeifferwinery.com/events
Equality & Nothing Less: 100 years of the League of Women Voters
Through the end of this year, the Lane County Historical Museum is hosting an exhibit dedicated to the history of the League of Women Voters, celebrating 100 years since women were granted the right to vote.
Tuesdays-Saturdays | 10 am | Lane County Historical Museum, 740 W 13th Ave. | $1-$5 | lchm.org/current-exhibits
Live music at PublicHouse
Every Wednesday, PublicHouse hosts live music, perfectly paired with drinks and food from their resident purveyors. This week: St. Clair and Pabst Jazz Duo
Wednesdays | 6:30 pm | PublicHouse, 418 A St. | Free admission | publichousehub.com/happenings
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