By Eugene Magazine

It’s New Year’s week! If you’re going out, there is so much to do. Just about every place has a special event on December 31, so don’t worry if your favorite place isn’t listed here!

December 28
Wednesday Trivia at Drop Bear Brewery
| Drop Bear Brewery hosts trivia night every Wednesday starting at 7pm. Doors open at 4 for the early birds. Join in for fun and great prizes while enjoying a beer and some food! Drop Bear Brewery, dropbearbrewery.com

December 30
Abe Luedtke Quartet at The Jazz Station
| A night of original compositions and contemporary jazz arrangements! The Jazz Station, thejazzstation.org

December 30
Friday Night Dinners
| The Mount Tom House is hosting dinners each Friday night in December. Dine and stay options are $60/person if you book a room; dine-only options are $75/person. Dinners will include an appetizer, main course, and dessert. Local beer and wine, along with the MTH special mulled wine included in your reservation. Limited to 20 people per event. Happy hour, 5:30pm. Dinner service, 6:30pm. Guest chefs include Chef Isaiah Martinez of Yardy and Chef Aaron Smith of Humphrey Patisserie. Mount Tom House, Harrisburg, mounttomhouse.com

December 31
Eugene Symphony: New Year’s Extravaganza
| We begin a brand-new tradition of ringing in the new year at Eugene Symphony. Joined by worldwide YouTube sensations and Oregon natives Peter and Evynne Hollens and other special guests, Francesco and the orchestra will surprise and delight you with Broadway hits, Strauss waltzes, hit Disney songs, and George Gershwin’s eternal An American in Paris. Plus, stick around after the concert for dancing in the lobby and a jazz lounge in Soreng Theater, and raise a toast to 2023 at midnight! Hult Center, heugenesymphony.org

December 31
Floater
| Eugene’s very own rock band Floater, formed in 1993, will close out 2022 with their exciting, jam-packed performance at McDonald Theatre. They’ll perform their fifth studio album “Alter,” as well as Pink Floyd’s 1977 concept album “Animals.” McDonald Theater, mcdonaldtheatre.com

December 31
Coast Runners EDM Dance Party
| Say goodbye to 2022 at this one-of-a-kind EDM dance party on the Oregon Coast. Hosted by local DJs LALiPOP and Rave Rabbit, this will be a music event to remember. There will also be a costume contest with multiple categories to compete in, like space/sci-fi, cyberpunk, neon, metallic, and anime/kawaii. Are you up for the prize? This event is 16+ only. ID is required at the door. Doors open at 7 pm. Come early for some chill dancing and end the night with bangers. Florence Events Center

December 31
Geezer NYE Party at Territorial Vineyards & Wine Company
| From 6-9pm, Skip Jones & The Spirit of New Orleans will be at Territorial Vineyards & Wine Company for 2022’s sendoff. They’ll be playing some rhythm and blues, rock, and some fun New Orleans piano jams. Admission is free. territorialvineyards.com

December 31
Thinking Tree’s NYE Bash | Thinking Tree Spirits! will be welcoming 2023 with champagne cocktail specials, macaron dessert pairings by Pinch of Salt, and live music from 7:30pm til midnight by DJ Club Neveau! They will have food by their food truck friends Da Nang Vietnamese from 5-8 pm. Cheers! Thinking Tree Spirits, thinkingtreespirits.com

December 31
New Year’s Eve Speakeasy Party at Old Nick’s Pub
| The 7th Annual New Year’s Eve Speakeasy Party at Old Nick’s Pub will be an all-night block party. Count down to midnight and see the ball drop! Dance to music, browse the night market with vendors of all kinds, and snack on some complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cake from Black Blossom Bakery. See website to get your ticket! Old Nick’s, oldnickspub.com

December 31
New Year’s Eve Party at the Gordon Tavern | Dance into the new year with DJ Mike in the Gordon Hotel’s Ragozzino Ballroom and enjoy late-night appetizers. Enjoy a 4-course meal at the Gordon Tavern from 5-11pm for $69.95 per meal. Gordon Tavern, gordontavern.com

Through December 31
Holiday FEASTival at Cascades Raptor Center
| Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Celebrate the holidays with Cascades Raptor Center! Participate in the raptor scavenger hunt and discover what the birds like to feast on. Also enter the raffle to win a Gold Adoption of your favorite raptor. The Gold Adoption means you’ll receive multiple fun perks including a personalized adoption certificate, history of your bird, and your name listed on the bird’s aviary and on Cascades Raptor Center’s website. Cascades Raptor Center will be closed on Christmas Day. Cascades Raptor Center, cascadesraptorcenter.org

Through December 31
“Small Treasures” at New Zone Galle
ry | Throughout the month of December, the 70 local artist members of the New Zone Gallery will be filling the gallery’s Klausmeier Room with “small work” — an abundance of styles, concepts, and media, with no work larger in size than 6 by 6 inches. There is nothing small about this show. New Zone Gallery, newzonegallery.org

January 1
Women’s Basketball Vs USC |
Matthew Knight Arena, uoregon.edu

January 1
New Year’s Day Brunch at Marché & Le Bar
| Marché & Le Bar is extending their brunch hours on New Year’s Day and serving a special menu. They will be closed for dinner that evening, so make your reservation for brunch and start the new year off on a delicious note. Marché & Le Bar, marcherestaurant.com

Through January 14
Adam Grosowsky’s “Gone Midnight”
| Karin Clarke Gallery is hosting an exhibit of Adam Grosowsky’s paintings, called “Gone Midnight.” The show reflects the late night hours Grosowsky put into his dramatic large-scale works. Grosowsky’s work is filled with passion and energy, which might explain why he is one of the most-collected artists Eugene has produced. The canvases are large, bold, and grab your attention with their strong dark and light contrast. Karin Clarke Gallery, karinclarkegallery.com

Through February 26
Magic in Medieval Europe Exhibit
| The Museum of Natural and Cultural History is holding an exhibit about the use of magic in Medieval Europe. Welcome to the world of medieval spirits and sorcery! Through spellbinding stories, objects, and imagery, magic will take you to the roots of everyday superstitions and conjurings, delving deep into the phenomenon of magical thinking — past and present. mnch.uoregon.edu