By Eugene Magazine

Fall football is back, the Saturday Market continues, try for your personal best in the Pacific Northwest Marathon (and qualify for Boston!), or head to the Hult Center, they are celebrating their 40th anniversary with the gift of the Broadway smash “Hamilton” coming to Eugene! The world is your oyster this week.

September 13 – 30
Emerald Print Exchange | The Emerald Print Exchange is a collection of 171 hand-pulled art prints, including traditional woodcuts, etchings and linocuts from printmakers around the country and the world. Prints will be available to purchase on the Whiteaker Printmakers webiste. Whiteaker Printmakers is a member-supported community art studio and gallery. They also offer printmaking by appointment, workshops, lectures, demos, private instruction, art shows and art events. whitprint.com

September 16 – October 2
The Studs Terkel Musical
| Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, Working paints a vivid portrait of the workers that the world so often takes for granted. actorscabaret.org

September 17 – October 3
Oktoberfest 2022: 17 Days at beergarden
| In Munich, Oktoberfest runs from September 17th through October 3rd. In honor of this tradition, beergarden’s Oktoberfest celebration will run the same dates. We may not know the ins and outs of all the German traditions, but we do know German beer. Each day of this event will feature German-inspired food, German brews and live music. beergardenme.com

September 17
2022 Northwest Nationals – Columbia Drag Boat Association
| Columbia Drag Boat Association holds some of the biggest and fastest races on water in the Northwest. View dozens of competitors vying to be champion over several qualifiers and elimination rounds on Dexter Reservoir in Lowell. cdbaracing.com

September 17
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 

September 17
Pacific Northwest Marathon
| Run along the Willamette River in a marathon or half marathon from the quaint, countryside town of Coburg to Harrisburg along a flat and fast course for the fantastic Pacific Northwest Marathon. pacificnorthwestmarathon.com

September 17
Ducks vs. Brigham Young
| The University of Oregon Ducks take on the Brigham Young University Cougars in a conference game at Autzen Stadium in Eugene. goducks.com

September 18
Heart of Country Summer Music Festival
| A Family For Every Child’s annual Heart of Country Music Festival is back in person and better than ever. Heart of Country is a free, outdoor charity concert which raises money for foster, homeless, and at-risk youth. The event is family-friendly and open to the public, with a suggested $10 donation at the gate. Heart of Country features food carts, line dancing, a vendor marketplace, kids activities, a raffle and auction, and a rotating group of amazing Oregon musical artists specializing in country, folk, honky-tonk, and Americana afamilyforeverychild.org

Through September 18
Shedd Theatricals: The Pajama Game
| Awarded the 1955 Tony for Best Musical and, over half of a century later, claiming another Tony for Best Revival of a Musical, “The Pajama Game” is a flat-out classic musical comedy that just never runs out of steam! theshedd.org

Through September 25
Hamilton
| The award winning musical, “Hamilton,” by Lin-Manuel Miranda will take the stage at Silva Concert Hall in the Hult Center for the Performing Arts. It tells the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton with a musical score combining hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway sounds. hultcenter.org

Through October 22
The Edge of the Ocean
| Karin Clarke Gallery’s newest exhibit is a celebration of the Oregon coast. The exhibit will present coastal works from three of this area’s greatest artists: Mark Clarke, Nelson Sandgren, and Craig Spilman. karinclarkegallery.com

Through December 31
Natural Athletes – Museum of Natural History
| This exhibit explores Eugene’s running culture by displaying which animals would be track champions. From cheetahs, kangaroos, chimps, and more, learn about health and fitness with interactive stations and displays at the Museum of Natural History. mnch.uoregon.edu