By Eugene Magazineugene Magazine

You’ll need to clone yourself to take in all of the many fun activities that are taking place this week — with many of them falling on Sunday. Our local wineries are all very active right now with music and food. The Oregon Bach Festival kicks off this week. Springfield hosts the Children’s Celebration. The Saturday Market is ongoing, and that’s just the start. What will you do this week?

June 28
The Greg Nestler Band
| Friday Night Music at Silvan Ridge Winery is back with more live music on Silvan Ridge’s outdoor stage, this week from The Greg Nestler Band. Also on tap are food carts and partnerships with local charities so that every concert is giving back to our community. Silvan Ridge Winery, heartoforegonwine.com

June 28
Wellington Drive
| Cruise in for a cruise night with Wellington Drive, drawing on Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Beatles, and Simon & Garfunkel for harmonies and inspiration. Kico’s BBQ is the food truck for the evening. Bennett will have their full lineup of whites, reds, signature pinot noirs, cold hard ciders, and local beers on tap. Bennett Vineyards, bennettvineyardsor.com

June 28
Dive-in Movies at Splash! |
Enjoy a special evening swim and movie event. Watch “Trolls: Band Together” on Splash’s outdoor sun deck and come and go as you please from the pool to the movie. Bring a towel or blanket to enjoy the movie on the lawn, and grab food and drinks from local vendors. Doors open at 8:30 pm, and the movie starts at 9 pm. No registration is required. Food and drink are available for purchase from Wildcraft Cider Works (for adults aged 21 and older) and Most Wanted Espresso. Splash! Water Park, willamalane.org/dive 

June 28
Golden Hour Release Party
| Join Sweet Cheeks Winery for the release of their first white wine cuvée, their 2023 Golden Hour. Come celebrate this new wine and the start of summer paired with live music! Your ticket includes a glass of the 2023 Golden Hour. Food will be available for purchase at this event. Please email the winery if you are bringing a minor so they can adjust your party size: Sweet Cheeks Winery, sweetcheekswinery/event

June 28-30
Oregon Highway 36 Community Yard Sale and Craft Fair
| Take an early summer drive to browse the annual Oregon Highway 36 Community Yard Sale and Craft Fair. Established in 2004, the 52-mile-long yard sale runs the whole distance of Oregon Highway 36, from its starting point at the junction with Oregon Highway 126 at Mapleton to its ending point on U.S. Highway 99N just south of Junction City. Many side roads also participate. facebook.com/groups

June 28 – July 14
Oregon Bach Festival
| The annual Grammy Award-winning Oregon Bach Festival offers 30+ music events, and runs for two weeks every summer, typically late June to mid-July. International musicians and vocalists perform legendary orchestral and vocal concerts. The event also features guest artists who present contemporary and crossover works. Concerts take place at the Hult Center, UO’s Beall Concert Hall, and other venues across Oregon. Enjoy a broad range of diversity in musical selections, workshops, seminars, educational opportunities and free community events. Locations vary, oregonbachfestival.org

June 29
Saturday Night Music at Elizabeth’s Wine Lounge
| Saturday nights at Elizabeth’s Wine Lounge means great live music and a perfect dinner night out with friends, family, or a special date! A variety of music performances will be showcased on Friday evenings, with some outdoors, weather permitting, though most will be inside the Lounge’s beautiful indoor space. Explore the complete lineup of gifted musicians on the Lounge’s online calendar. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Elizabeth’s Wine Lounge, heartoforegonwine.com

 June 29
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.
eugenesaturdaymarket.org

June 29
Aloha ‘aina Annual Ho’ike
| Hālau Hula o Nā Pua o Hawai’i Nei welcomes you to their 11th annual hula ho’ike. Enjoy a vibrant showcase of Hawaiian hula and celebration of the islands. Plate lunches will be available for purchase. Courtyard will open at 12:30 pm. Proceeds benefit the Halau and support dancers competing in 2025. Willamette High School Audiotorium, napuaohawaiinei.com 

June 29
Festivalito: Latin Dance Celebration Of Summer
| Join in a Latin dance event with an introduction lesson to Cuban salsa. Also enjoy performances and social dancing. DJ Vito will be mixing up salsa hits and favorite traditional dance music. Come downtown and enjoy the food trucks and entertainment. Kesey Square, eugene-or.gov

June 29
Children’s Celebration |
Children’s Celebration has something for everyone to enjoy. Attend the event on June 29 from 10 am- 2 pm at Island Park in Springfield to enjoy resources and fun interactive activities from Willamalane, community partners, and exhibitors. Admission is free with a donation of a non-perishable food item. Island Park, willamalane.org/celebration.

June 29
Opening Reception for Robert Schlegel: Rural Sightings
| Karin Clarke Gallery is presenting a large retrospective exhibit of smaller works by the late and much beloved Oregon artist Robert Schlegel (1947-2021). The majority of these pieces are later works, exhibited for the first time and freshly framed. This selection of very desirable works will not disappoint all those who over the years have come to love and appreciate Schlegel’s singular art, with its characteristic landscapes, buildings, figures and birds. The exhibit runs through August 3 with the opening reception on June 29 from 2- 4 pm, and Schlegel’s family will be attending. Karin Clarke Gallery, karinclarkegallery.com

June 29
Oregon Bach Festival’s “Carnival Of The Animals”
| Join members of the OBF Modern Orchestra for a humorous musical story about 14 fun animals. From elegant swan serenades to playful kangaroo capers, the enchanting composition captivates music lovers of all ages. The event includes face painting, photo booth, snacks, and arts and crafts. Hult Center, hultcenter.org

June 29
Prediction Run |
Predict your finishing time on the Run Hub Northwest run to Pre’s Rock. Those closest to their predicted time win a prize from Hoka. Conclude with coffee and treats available to purchase from Sweet Life Petite. Meet and finish at Sweet Life Petite .Sweet Life Petite, runhubpredictionrun.splashthat.com

June 29 & 30

Themed Wine Tastings at Sundance Wine Cellars | Sundance Wine Cellars’ free themed wine tastings highlight various wine regions on Fridays, and on Saturdays, they host local and regional wineries. Apart from the weekends, their tasting bar is always open and has free samples of their featured wines. Sundance Wine Cellars has Oregon’s largest selection of wine and is one of the oldest wine retailers in the Willamette Valley. Since 1983, Sundance Wine Cellars has provided an unparalleled selection of wine from Oregon, the Pacific Northwest and around the world. Sundance Wine Cellars, orwines.com

Through June 29

“Storytelling” | Don Dexter Gallery hosts emerging Indigenous artists in this collection of paintings, prints, woodwork, and beadwork from Jessica Doe, Sue Gallego, Nick Labonte, Christy Long ᎦᎸᎶᎢ ‘Galvloi’, Rayne Pelham, and Leo White Horse; with an original painting by Ka’ila Farrell-Smith. On view through June 29. Don Dexter Gallery, dondextergallery.com

Through June 30
2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field
| In June 2024, Hayward Field at University of Oregon will become home to one of the biggest track and field competitions in the country, as the US Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field will serve as the Team USA selection event for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics. Hayward Field, gotracktownusa.com/tracktown24

Through June 30
Very Little Theatre’s “Silent Sky”
| The 94th season of Very Little Theatre concludes with Lauren Gunderson’s “Silent Sky,” running until June 30. “Silent Sky” delves into the remarkable life of Henrietta Leavitt, an astronomer from the early 1900s. Despite facing the patriarchal constraints of her era, she persists in her passion for astrophysics and the stars. Working as a human computer at Harvard University, she strives for recognition amidst a backdrop of groundbreaking scientific revelations. Very Little Theatre, thevlt.com

Through June 30
Emeralds Baseball | The Eugene Emeralds Minor League Baseball team will play six games against the Tri-City Dust Devils. PK Park, milb.com 

July 1
New Shows at New Zone
| Three new shows hang at New Zone through the month of July. Gene Carey’s “Lost In Reactions,” Mischelle Pennoyer’s “Stitches + Fabrics: Exploring mindfulness through creativity,” and in the Klausmeier Room, a retrospective of Alice Ena Russell, from the late 1940s to early 1990s. New Zone Gallery, newzonegallery.org

July 3
Walk It Off with the Y
| Join in the family-friendly fun with themed nights, weekly raffles, and guided and independent walks at the new Y at 600 E. 24th Ave. The event is free and is held from 5:30-6:30 pm every Wednesday. Tonight’s theme is “Sports Fan.” Show your spirit! Alton Baker Park, eugeneymca.org

Through August 10
“Oregon Coast” Opening Reception at White Lotus Gallery
| This summer, White Lotus Gallery is bringing the cool sea breezes from the Pacific Ocean to downtown Eugene! This Oregon coast-themed exhibition will feature the works of 10 artists — Rich Bergeman, Jon Jay Cruson, Dirk Eshleman, Analee Fuentes, Satoko Motouji, Connie Mueller, Jamie Newton, Lillian Pitt, Margaret Prentice, and Gary Tepfer – and showcase reduction linocut prints, paintings, photography, mixed media art, and sculptures. Come to see the Oregon coast we all know and love through these artists’ eyes! White Lotus Gallery, wlotus.com