By Eugene Magazine

It’s a big week for theater, arts, and track events so get geared up and head out for a week of fun! As far as art goes, it’s First Friday so the ArtWalk is happening in downtown Eugene. You can find Kaiser Permanente’s booth at Lane County Farmers Market on June 8 and on other dates throughout the summer. Enjoy crafting led by an instructor at MECCA’s studio. And in the world of track and field, the NCAA D1 Men’s And Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships continues through June 8 followed shortly after on June 12 by the national high school track & field championships, both at Hayward Field.

June 7
Cottage Theatre’s “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”
| This sophisticated and saucy comedy about sibling rivalry runs from June 7 through June 23. Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia have spent their entire lives in their family’s Pennsylvania farmhouse, where they spend their days bickering and complaining. Their glamorous movie star sister Masha, who was conveniently absent while their parents were ailing, shows up unexpectedly with her latest boy-toy Spike in tow. Cottage Theatre,

June 7
First Friday ArtWalk
| The monthly First Friday ArtWalk is from 5:30-8pm and is always free.  Start your self-guided tour at Farmers Market Pavilion (85 E 8th Ave.), where you can pick up your ArtWalk Guide and shop the Artist Marketplace before exploring the many galleries and art venues of Downtown Eugene. This month, the walk highlights the LGBTQIA+ community with family-friendly activities, community partnerships, and programming led by guest producer Bill Sullivan (Daphne Bertha Storm) and Storm Family Productions. Downtown Eugene,

June 7
Dean Jordan – “Art from Wood”
| Jordan, a Master Wood Turner, has been creating artistic and practical items on his lathe since age 11. Most recently, Jordan has been perfecting the art of hydro-dipping turned wood pieces. He has also been spinning metal and casting and embossing pewter rims, which he adds to his wooden vases and bowls. Working to create is a form of therapy for Dean and his contribution to the Multiverse. An opening reception for New Zone’s new shows, which also include work by Sarjé Haynes and Margaret Godfrey, will be held on First Friday with live music, beverages from Hop Valley Brewing and wine from Sundance Wine Cellars. New Zone Gallery,

June 7 & 8
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,

June 7-9
No Script Society Presents: Roll For Yes, And!
| Roll For Yes, And! is a D&D-themed improv comedy show with audience input. Improvisers transform into a questing party to retrieve a long-lost artifact. They will fight monsters and solve puzzles using their improv acting skills. No Script Society uses a unique blend of theatrics, short-form improv games, and long-form scene work to create a never before seen show! Very Little Theatre,

June 8
Kaiser Permanente at Lane County Farmers Market
| A Fresh Partnership, Rooted in Health. Kaiser Permanente is proud to be the exclusive healthcare partner of the Lane County Farmers Market, supporting the health of the Lane County community. Visit the Kaiser Permanente booth at the upcoming market this Saturday, June 8, from 9 am to 3 pm and learn how to “shop by the colors,” to make your shopping basket as beautiful as it is nutritious. Learn more at 

Through June 8
NCAA D1 Men’s And Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
| The National Collegiate Athletic Association presents this spectacular, celebrated track and field championship competition that promises to draw in crowds of fans across the nation and beyond. Hayward Field,

Through June 8
University Theatre’s “Let the right One In”
| This supernatural thriller and enchanting coming-of-age romance stars devoted friends Oskar, a bullied boy from a broken home, and Eli, a teenager who moves in next door and rarely leaves the house. When their neighborhood is haunted by a series of mysterious murders, a shocking truth tests Oskar and Eli’s growing love. Hope Theatre,

June 8
Willamalane Fitness Expo
| Try a variety of different fitness classes, explore a wellness fair with a dozen booths, savor delicious goodies, win prizes in a raffle, and more! Group exercise classes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Childcare will be available. No registration is required, just stop by! Willamalane Adult Activity Center,

June 8
Kids and Family Crafting
| Drop into MECCA’s studio and use your creativity. Early childhood educator Nellie Huggins will lead the instruction, with a new project each month. Children and the young-at-heart are welcome to participate and will leave with a handmade creation. MECCA,

June 8
Sound Advice
| Drop in for Sound Advice, a free, peer-led, monthly gathering to discuss the challenges of hearing loss and to learn about using hearing loops and other assistive listening systems. The Shedd installed hearing loops throughout their concert halls and classrooms to access sound, clearly and directly, through telecoils in hearing aids and cochlear implants. They discovered that few community members knew how to use their hearing device to access a loop. Many other sites in Oregon now also have loops. Come learn about this life-changing system. Call 541-434-7000 for more info. The Shedd,

June 9
Pink Martini featuring China Forbes
| Featuring a dozen musicians, with songs in 25 languages, Pink Martini performs its multilingual repertoire on concert stages on six continents. Don’t miss the chance to witness the musical adventure that is Pink Martini, featuring the incredible China Forbes, who has also co-written many of the band’s most beloved songs. Hult Center,

June 9
Lane United FC
| Lane United FC is a pre-professional soccer team based in Eugene, Oregon. LUFC plays in the Northwest Division of USL League Two (formerly PDL), the highest level of amateur soccer in North America. Watch them take on United PDX in this home game. Civic Park,

June 9
The White Buffalo
| Jake Smith, aka The White Buffalo, defies categorization with “Year Of The Dark Horse.” Departing from his usual sound, he embraces new influences like ELO and Tom Waits. In East Nashville’s Neon Cross Studio, with producer Jay Joyce, they crafted 12 songs in 11 days, exploring uncharted musical territories. The album, based on seasonal and relational shifts, showcases Jake’s diverse songwriting process. Hult Center,

June 11
Picc-A-Dilly Flea Marke
t | Find diverse and special items provided by an array of vendors at Eugene’s largest and longest-running flea market.  Lane County Fairgrounds,

June 11
Lane United FC
| Watch them take on West Seattle Junction in this home game. Civic Park,

June 11-16
Emeralds Baseball | The Eugene Emeralds Minor League Baseball team will play six games against the Everett AquaSox. PK Park,

June 12-15
Nike Outdoor Nationals
| Enjoy the national high school track & field championships hosted by the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation. Hayward Field,

Through June 29
| 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,