By Eugene Magazine

There are many events recurring daily now thanks to tours that are being offered during the World Championships days. The Riverfront Festival with daily entertainment, food carts, and vendors is happening through July 24. You can see the live stream of track events at Oakway Center also. Now’s the time to take a walking tour of murals (don’t forget about our Simpsons mural selfie contest!), visit the Lane County Fair, see some live music, or float the river.

July 6 through July 30
Blush Bridal Studio’s National Bridal Summer Event
Join Blush Bridal Studio for their biggest and only sale of the year, the National Bridal Summer Event. Dozens of dresses will be marked down from $300 to $800 below the designers MSRP. They will have treats, giveaways, and a chance to win a free veil with a wedding gown purchase (Value up to $200). This event is very popular every year, so be sure to schedule your appointment early. A credit card is taken at the time an appointment is made. Premier appointments can be purchased but Classic appointments are free. Blush Bridal is a by appointment bridal studio, so please call or visit their website to schedule. Food/drink available for purchase (separate from admission). Attendees must register or secure a reservation in advance.
Wed.-Fri. 11-5; Saturday 9:30-6pm
160 Oakway Road, Suite 100
Blush Bridal

July 15-24

IAAF World T/F Championships Oregon22

The best track and field athletes in the world are coming together for the World Track and Field Championships for the very first time in the United States. This extraordinary showcase is happening at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.
worldathletics.org

July 14-31 

Crater Lake Day Trip From Eugene

America’s Hub World Tours is inviting you to be picked up from your local hotels and be driven to Oregon’s only national park: Crater Lake. Recurring daily.
eugenehubtours.com

July 14-29

Willamette Valley Wine Tour

America’s Hub World Tours is inviting you to be picked up from your local hotels and be driven to three local wineries. Recurring daily. Enjoy wine tasting, snacks and water on this five hour tour of Oregon’s  award-winning wine country. This winery tour originates in Eugene, and the first winery visit is less than 30 minutes away.
eugenehubtours.com

July 15-24

Eugene Riverfront Festival

Celebrate community and connection at Eugene’s new Downtown Riverfront Park! All are welcome for this fun, free event of food, music, art, a livestream of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 events at Hayward Field, entertainment, and culture from Oregon and around the world. The park is along the south bank section of the Ruth Bascom Riverbank Path, near the EWEB building, and can be accessed on 4th Ave, 5th Ave and 8th Ave. A map showing access routes is posted at eugene-or.gov/riverfrontpark.

July 16-24
Free Downtown Eugene Mural Walking Tour

Enjoy a free guided walking tour of some of Eugene’s iconic murals with Debbie Williamson-Smith, one of the founding members of the 20×21 Mural Project. Learn behind-the-scenes stories as she highlights Eugene’s monumental mural initiative, as well as several new works of art. Some tours may feature guest artists speaking about their work and weekend tours will include additional walk-in visits to Eugene’s Whiteaker Neighborhood. Meets in front of the Eugene Public Library.

Eugene Public Library
100 W 10th Ave.
Mural Tour

July 21

The Whiteaker Hot Club at Thinking Tree Spirits

Join the Whiteaker Hot Club at Thinking Tree Spirits and dance the night away with hot swing and gypsy jazz, straight from the juke joints and watering holes of the Whiteaker. There will be food trucks, craft cocktails, local beer and wine, refreshing mocktails, and plenty of room to dance. This event is open to all ages until 9 p.m. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Thinking Tree Spirits is a craft distillery in the heart of the Whiteaker Neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon. They specialize in vodka, rum, gin, and brandy.

Thinking Tree Spirits Distillery
88 Jackson Street
Thinking Tree Spirits

July 23
The Saturday Market

The Saturday Market is a weekly celebration of local arts and food. Over 250 artisans sell handcrafted goods — this is the perfect place to shop for unique gifts. The Saturday Market is the oldest weekly open-air crafts festival in the U.S. Parking is available on-street and at nearby garages. Do not miss this iconic Eugene experience!Recurring weekly on Saturday

Downtown Park Blocks
8th & Oak St, Eugene
Eugene Saturday Market

 

July 15-24

Oakway Center WCH Oregon22 Festivities

Throughout the World Athletics Championships Oregon22, Oakway Center will be hosting live music and entertainment; live streaming from Hayward Field; retail pop ups and product previews; athlete, celebrity and mascot appearances and more! Visit the outdoor/indoor shopping center for fun and festivities.
Oakway Center
2350 Oakmont Way
Oakway Center

July 16-24

Lane County Farmers Market

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday
8th Ave & Oak St.
Lane County Farmers Market

July 18-22

Urban Lumber Company Facility Tour

Join Urban Lumber Co. for a free tour of their historic facility and showroom gallery as they turn heritage lumber, salvaged from the beautiful Willamette Valley, into sustainable custom furniture. Their famous Booth Kelly Mill is a woodworker’s paradise and a dream destination for artists, designers, fabricators, historians and nature enthusiasts. Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, steps away from the EMX / Downtown Springfield Bus Station. Come meet their makers, learn their sustainable process and the rich history of handmade furnishings. Snacks and refreshments will be provided, along with giveaways, specials throughout the showroom gallery, and free design consultations for all tour members. Send email to: [email protected]

July 20-24

Lane County Fair

The Lane County Fair brings a bounty of musical acts, carnival rides, and sideshow fun to the Lane Events Center.
Lane County Fair

July 21

“Talking Stones” Kalapuya Peoples Tour

Learn about the Kalapuya Peoples of the Willamette Valley and explore the dedicatedKalapuya language rocks, throughout Eastgate Woodlands in the Whilamut Natural Area, guided by Grand Ronde Tribal Elder, Marta Clifford. The Talking Stones were installed in December 2002 in the Whilamut Natural Area of Alton Baker Park. Quarried from a basalt deposit in traditional Kalapuya territory, the Talking Stones were designed to serve as educational and cultural reference points, as well as being beautiful art objects.

West D Street Boat Ramp
Eastgate Woodlands TH Aspen Street, Springfield
Talking Stones Tour

July 24

Hike with the Obsidians! Proxy Falls and Linton Lake

The first hike loops through a lava field, with expansive views of the surrounding forested ridges, then passes two of the prettiest waterfalls in Oregon, lower and upper Proxy Falls. Thenl drive up the Old McKenzie Pass Highway and hike to Linton Lake in the Three Sisters Wilderness. From a vantage point on the lava flow that dams the lake, look across and up to Linton Falls, a series of falls and cascades tumbling one thousand feet. Transportation and hike guide provided. Bus leaves from Bob Keefer Center.
Hike with the Obsidians

July 24

Kelly Thibodeaux & Etouffee

Led by the fiddler Mr. Kelly Thibodeaux of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Etouffee combines red hot fiddle, shufflin’ rhythm and blues, and kickin’ Southern rock to create an exciting new sound known as Swamp Rock. There’s no cover, please tip the artists.
Mac’s Restaurant & Nightclub
1626 Willamette St.
Mac’s Night Club

July 24

Your Postpartum Pantry

A class all about meeting the needs of the postpartum body through food. Learn about the 3 pillars of postpartum health and how to stock your postpartum pantry with ease in order to nourish the transition and transformation that is the fourth trimester. Free with donations accepted. Suggested donation $10.
Mountain Rose Herbs Mercantile Annex
152 W 5th Ave # 3
Facebook Event

July 21-26

Willamette River Raft Float

Enjoy a river raft float on the Willamette River with A. Helrich Outfitters. What better way to spend a beautiful summer day in Oregon than being on the river? This urban river tour glides by the beautiful natural areas along the river adjacent to the metro communities. Watch for osprey, deer, beaver, and other wildlife. Meet at the Booth Kelly Center in Springfield and take their shuttle to the launch site. The trip concludes just four blocks from the meeting location.
Helfrich Outfitters

July 26-27

Eugene Emeralds vs Hillsboro Hops

Recurring daily at PK Park
2760 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Baseball Schedule

July 27

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Reception for Oregon Asian Celebration Art Exhibit
Celebrate summer with the opening of the Oregon Asian Celebration Art Exhibit at a family-friendly indoor and outdoor reception at the JSMA! See the Oregon Asian Celebration Art Exhibit on view in the Papé and Ford Halls. Performances by Wako Daiko, Eugene Taiko, East-West Kung Fu Lion Dancers, and more! Take a guided tour of the Remember This: Hung Liu at Trillium with curator Anne Rose Kitagawa. Explore the Japanese installation with curatorial fellow, Mac Coyle. Make fish prints with the JSMA Education Department to take home. Taste the flavors of Asia with Ume Grill.
JSMA

July 27-August 6

Oregon Festival of American Music 2022: Pennies From Heaven

Evening concerts begin at 7:30 pm and matinees at 1:30 pm in Jaqua Concert Hall. Community Sing-Alongs, films and talks are in Sheffer Recital Hall. Preconcert dinners are at 6 pm in Warren Court. Week 1 (July 27-31), includes films, talks, sing-alongs, dinners, and an opening gala of “Music In the Air.” See the website for the full schedule.

Jaqua Concert Hall– Shedd Center

Music In The Air– Opening Gala Concert

July 27

Ratie D featuring John Mambira at Springfield Public Library

Zimbabwean singer/songwriter Ratie D aspires to spread love and light through music. Her voice, combined with traditional Zimbabwean mbira and John’s rhythm and vocals, gives audiences a taste of Zimbabwean artistry.
225 5th Street, Suite 301, Springfield
Springfield Public Library

July 27

Sing-Along: Popular Songs of the 1930s

Opening up The Shedd’s Summer 2022 Oregon Festival of American Music (OFAM), lead by Amy Adams, comes their community sing along! With the first session focusing on popular songs of the 1930s and the second session focusing on folk songs of the Great Depression, this is a great way to get into the music of this festival! Join us!
868 High St.
The Shedd

July 27

Sounds Like Summer Concert: Blue Skies Big Band

It wouldn’t be summer without concerts in the park! Get dancing and keep alive the great tradition of big band swing music at this concert with Blue Skies Big Band. Enjoy local music performances, browse an art show and handcrafted artisan goods, and sip a beverage from the traveling bar. Seating and concessions begin at 5:30 p.m.
200 W B St, Springfield
Island Park