This next week starts with the end of Oregon Cider Week and ends with the 4th of July! Summer is truly in full swing at one of these great events.
Fourth Annual SNAKE BITE Flight Nite
It’s Oregon Cider Week and WildCraft Cider Works is hosting their Fourth Annual Snake Bite Flight Nite to celebrate. A snakebite combines cider and beer for a unique taste. Come taste all the combinations while enjoying live music from Tenth Mountain Band!
Thursday | 6 pm | WildCraft Cider Works, 232 Lincoln St. | $5-$6 | wildcraftciderworks.com
Provisions Chef’s Showcase: Blossom Barn Cidery and Trevor Rivera
To celebrate Oregon Cider Week, Provisions Market Hall is partnering with Blossom Barn Cidery for delicious pear ciders to pair with a wonderful meal by Chef Trevor Rivera. Register now, seating is limited.
Thursday | 6 pm | Provisions Market Hall, 296 E 5th Ave. | $65 | 5stmarket.com
Movies at Maude’s: Big Eyes
Maude Kerns is hosting their monthly “Movies at Maude’s” series, showing Big Eyes. The movie, directed by Tim Burton, follows the life of American artist Margaret Keane, known for her portraits of subjects with large eyes, but whose husband originally stole all the credit.
Thursday | 7 pm | Maude Kerns Art Center, 1910 E 15th Ave. | Free with suggested donation | mkartcenter.org
David Frizzell and Amy Clawson at Florence Events Center
Head to the coast to enjoy a concert with David Frizzell and Amy Clawson. Amy will open with her county rock style while David and his country headline.
Thursday | 7:30 pm | Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St., Florence | $14.99-$24.99 | eventcenter.org
Breakfast at the Bike Bridges: Greenway Bridge
Every month, the City of Eugene is hosting a breakfast at one of the bridges around the city to give path users the opportunity to meet staff, learn more about transportation around town, and get their bikes checked for any safety concerns while enjoying some breakfast. This month: Greenway Bridge, Maurie Jacobs Park, across from Valley River Center.
Friday | 7 am | Greenway Bridge, Maurie Jacobs Park, across from Valley River Center | Free | eugene-or.gov
OBF Family: Legend of the Coyote
As part of the Oregon Bach Festival, Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre as returned, bringing two stories of the wily coyote: “How Coyote Kept his Name” and “Coyote and the Cedar Tree.” Join them for this family-friendly performance.
Saturday | 10:30 am | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center | $8-$10.50 | hultcenter.org
For the second year, Ophelia’s Place is hosting GirlCon, an opportunity for parents and daughters to celebrate Geek Culture. Cosplay is encouraged at this event, where there will be wand and gauntlet making, bookmaking and typewriter poetry, gaming areas, comic construction, a robotics exhibit, and much more! Register on their website.
Saturday | 1 pm | Wheeler Pavilion, Lane Events Center, 796 W 13th Ave. | Free with suggested $10-$25 donation | opheliasplace.net
Mark Clarke at Karin Clarke Gallery
Modernist Mark Clark opens at the Karin Clarke Gallery on Wednesday. See his paintings and collages on display, often depicting Oregon landscapes. Join them also for a reception during the First Friday ArtWalk on Friday, July 5. His works will be up until July 27.
Opening Wednesday through July 27 | Regular gallery hours apply | Karin Clarke Gallery, 760 Willamette St. | karinclarkegallery.com
Upcoming next Thursday: 4th of July!
Next Thursday is the 4th of July! Celebrate at one of these great events by attending a parade, seeing the fireworks, or having your own BBQ. Be safe!
Eugene Pro Rodeo | Wednesday to Saturday | 5 pm | Oregon Horse Center, 90751 Prairie Rd. | $18-$25, plus parking | eugeneprorodeo.com
Butte to Butte | Thursday | 7:30 am | Donald St. Hill, Eugene | $25 | buttetobutte.com
Art and the Vineyard | Thursday to Saturday | 11 am | Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd. | $3-$15 | artandthevineyard.org
Springfield Light of Liberty Celebration | Thursday | 4 pm | Island Park, 200 W B St., Springfield | $5-$8 | subutil.com
The Freedom Festival Fireworks Show and Celebration | Thursday | 4 pm | Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd. | $3-$7 | artandthevineyard.org
Eugene Emeralds vs. the Everett AquaSox | Thursday | 7:05 pm | PK Park, 2800 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. | $9-$16 | milb.com/eugene
Eugene Symphonic Band | Thursday | 6:30 pm | Washburne Park, E 21st Ave. and Agate St. | Free | eugene-or.gov/732/EUGfun
Florence Independence Day Celebration | Thursday | See website for full schedule | See website for locations, Florence | Free | florencechamber.com
Creswell 4thof July | Thursday | See website for full schedule | Creswell | business.creswellchamber.com
Independence Day at Cottage Grove Speedway | Thursday | Cottage Grove Riverside Speedway, 2150 N Douglas St., Cottage Grove | cottagegrovespeedway.com
Harrisburg Old Fashioned Fourth of July | Thursday | All day | Harrisburg | ci.harrisburg.or.us