By Eugene Magazine

The spring equinox happened last week on March 20, so spring has officially begun! Days are starting to get longer, which means there is even more time to enjoy fun outings. This week, consider music of the Celtic diaspora, one-man-band Mike Silverman who goes by “That 1 Guy,” a roller skating party, the comedy of Jeff Dunham, wine tastings, wood-fired pizza and wine, art exhibits, and a fun run to help clear the calories of that pizza and wine!

March 23
Le Vent du Nord
| The award winning and highly acclaimed Le Vent du Nord are a leading force in Québec’s exciting and progressive Francophone folk movement. The group’s vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while their highly rhythmic and soulful music, rooted in the Celtic diaspora, is enhanced with a broad range of global influences. Come early for dinner at 6. The shedd,

March 24
That 1 Guy
| Mike Silverman has developed a career as a one-man band under the stage name That 1 Guy, first playing his upright bass, and later singing and beatboxing while playing his Magic Pipe, musical saw, various percussive elements, and using digital looping and sampling to perform his songs. The Big Dirty,

March 24
Let’s Roll! Skate Party
| Lace up your skates! Join this family-friendly skate party at Bob Keefer Center. Skate in style with music, games, and fun for all ages from 5-7 p.m. Bring your roller skates, in-line skates, rollerblades, or rent skates for $3 when you register. Bob Keefer Center, Lace up your skates! Join this family-friendly skate party at Bob Keefer Center,

March 25
Jeff Dunham’s “Still Not Canceled”
| Jeff Dunham has consistently delivered laughs and shattered ratings with his broadcast specials, global tours, and a best-selling autobiography. Matthew Knight Arena,

March 25
The Daffodil Run
| Celebrate the beginning of spring and register for The Daffodil Run! Presented by The Valley South Athletic Club, the 8K run/walk in Junction City supports the Junction City Schools Track and Cross Country Programs. Shirts will be available day of for $15, and breakfast and lunch items will be available for sale. Junction City,

March 24 & 25
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,

March 25 & 26
Pizza & Wine Weekend at Sylvan Ridge Winery
| Silvan Ridge Winery’s famous wood-fired pizzas are back and they are serving them up all weekend long. Whether you just want to visit and taste or you plan to enjoy delicious wood-fired pizzas along with your favorite wine, make your table reservation now! When you make a reservation, please let Silvan Ridge know if you anticipate ordering pizza, though you will not be charged until your visit. Silvan Ridge Winery,

March 29
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,

Month of March
Zone 4 All |
Eugene’s incredible creativity is on display again at the New Zone Gallery during the month of March in its bi-annual Zone 4 All. This non-juried open show showcases more than 200 artists and their eclectic work, from traditional to experimental and from paintings to 3D and assemblage and everything in between. New Zone Gallery,

Through April 1
“Racing to Change”
| “Racing to Change” tells the story of Black experiences in Oregon highlighting those right here in Lane County. The original exhibit was created by the Oregon Black Pioneers with added content by the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. New content added by the Lane County History Museum includes historic photographs and videos, oral history, and an interactive poetry wall. Lane County History Museum,

Through July 1
Spring Museum’s “Stories of Labor in Springfield” | “Working Springfield: exploring labor in Springfield through local voices” is a new exhibit on display at the Springfield History Museum through July 1, 2023. Curator Maddi McGraw says that this exhibit is “a celebration of Springfield’s labor history over the past 175 years, and of the people who have made Springfield into the community it is today.” Springfield Museum,

Through April 1
March Madness IPA Blind Taste-Off Challenge At beergarden & Publichouse
| Each year, the teams at beergarden and PublicHouse duke it out to see who drafted the best IPA. The Beer Teams choose the beers. Your vote decides the favorite. The three-week event features four blind flights of four, two flights at beergarden and two at PublicHouse, comprising the Sweet 16 IPAs. You’ll have two weeks to taste all four flights and cast your vote for the tastiest brews in a blind taste off from March 14 – March 26. The Final Four will take place March 27 – April 2. The votes will be tallied to reveal the winner on April 3. PublicHouse and beergarden,