By Eugene Magazine | Published March 2018

Put on your green and grab a beer to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend! Whether you’re celebrating St. Patty’s or the start of spring, there is an event for you around town.

Cheeses of the World at Provisions

Join Sam Rollins, Provisions cheesemonger and resident specialty food expert, while examining cheeses from our own country. American cheeses will be paired with wine and beer, as well as information about how to make cheese, methods, and history.

Thursday | 7:30 pm | Provisions Demo Kitchen, 296 E 5th Ave., Eugene | $40 | provisionsmarkethall.com

St. Patrick’s Day Pre-Funk at 5th Street Market

Get your celebrations started early at the St. Patrick’s Day Pre-funk at the 5th Street Market on Friday. Come check out the newly revamped International Cafes while enjoying a live performance from the Celtic band Faroe Rum, whiskey tasting from Heritage Distilling Company, and food specials at each café. RSVP on their website.

Friday | 5:30 pm | Fifth Street Public Market, International Cafes, 296 E 5th Ave., Eugene | Free admission | 5stmarket.com

2018 Evergreen Tattoo Expo

More than 200 professionals from 30 states and four countries will descend on the Lane Events Center, tattoo guns buzzing, for the Evergreen Tattoo Expo this weekend. Come admire art, pick up cards for your future ink, or learn from the many artists, vendors, seminars, and contests while rocking out to the live entertainment.

Friday-Sunday | Multiple times | Lane Events Center, 769 W 13th Ave., Eugene | $15-$40 | evergreentattoo.com

2018 Daffodil Drive & Festival

Celebrate the first sights of spring at the Daffodil Festival this weekend. As the largest daffodil festival in the state, this festival starts and finishes with a drive to the Long Tom Grange to see the fields of blooming flowers. Enjoy wagon rides, vendors, food, raffles, live music, and a quilt show while ringing in warmer weather.

Saturday-Sunday | 10 am | Long Tom Grange, 25855 Ferguson Rd., Junction City | Free admission | junctioncity.com

 

Tim Allen at the Hult Center

Take advantage of the two opportunities to see the tool man in action this Saturday at the Hult Center. Fresh from his show “Last Man Standing,” Tim Allen’s standup with have you rolling in your seat. Get your tickets now, the 8 pm show is almost sold out!

Saturday | 5 pm, 8 pm | 18+ | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center, Eugene | $45-$112.25 | hultcenter.org

 

“That’s My Farmer” – Eugene CSA Share Fair

Local CSA farmers and faith groups are coming together for the 18th annual “That’s My Farmer” event on Saturday. There will be many family-friendly activities such as farm animal exhibits, face painting, a photo booth, and veggie costume contest. All donation will go to the Low Income Fund to help those in need with a subsidized CSA share.

Saturday | 11 am | First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St., Eugene | $5-$10 | willamettefarmandfood.org

St. Patrick’s Party at Beergarden

Honoring Patric Campbell, join the party at the Beergarden for Tunes, Tots, and Tankards this Saturday. St. Patrick’s Day fare is on the menu with a Beergarden twist, including totchoes with corned beef and corned beef has patties and performances from Kells Bells and Ghillie Dhu & the Dhont’s.

Saturday | Opening at 11 am | Beergarden, 777 W 6th Ave., Eugene | Free admission | beergardenme.com

St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Celebration at the Pint Pot Public House

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy a pint of Guiness at the Pint Pot Public House. Join them for live music, dance, food, and an appearance by Sluggo, of the Eugene Emeralds. There will also be giveaways, an outdoor beer truck, and multiple musical performances. Minors are welcome until 7 pm.

Saturday | 12 pm | The Pint Pot Public House, 195 E 17th Ave., Eugene | $7-$8 | facebook.com/events

Eugene Highlanders and Irish Dancers at 6th Street Grill

Get into the full spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with performances by the Eugene Highlanders and Irish Dancers at 6th Street Grill Saturday evening. For lunch and dinner at the Grill, enjoy traditional favorites to fully celebrate everyone’s favorite green-themed holiday.

Saturday | 7 pm | 6th Street Grill, 55 W 6th Ave., Eugene | Free admission | sixthstreetgrill.com

Tales of Hemingway, Eugene Symphony

Conducted by Francesco Lecce-Chong with Zuill Bailey on the cello, Tales of Hemingway is a concerto inspired by a different piece by Ernest Hemingway. Hear from the conductor and cellist earlier in the night to learn more about this Grammy Award-winning composition.

Saturday | 7:30 pm | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center, Eugene | $29.75-$68.25 | eugenesymphony.org