See local art, enjoy local wine and cuisine, see classic cars, and more this weekend.
Evening Land Winemaker’s Dinner at Marche
Marche and Evening Land Vineyards from Dundee are collaborating for a delicious dinner with pairings served by winemaker Ben DiCristina. Call ahead for reservations.
Thursday | 6 pm | Marche, 296 5th Ave. | $55 tasting menu; $45 wine flight | marcherestaurant.com/events
Movies in the Park: Edward Scissorhands
Echo Hollow Pool is hosting Edward Scissorhands for this week’s Movie in the Park as part of EUGfun. Bring a picnic and enjoy this classic starring Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder.
Thursday | 9 pm | Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd. | Free | facebook.com
First Friday ArtWalk
Get all the tastes of Visual Arts Week at this month’s First Friday ArtWalk. Start the guided tour, hosted by Cameron MCarthy, at the 20×21 murals on 8th Avenue, Charnelton Street, and at 7th and Willamette Street, including the new mural by local artist, Kari Johnson. Then follow the tour to the Salon des Refuses at The New Zone Gallery, to the Mayor’s Art Show at the Maurie Jacobs Community Room, and to the three BRIDGE Exhibitions around town. There are many other events, gallery exhibitions, and art venue openings. See the website for the full schedule.
Friday | 5:30 pm | Starting at 270 W 8th Ave. | Free | first-friday-artwalk
Visual Arts Week
This Friday kicks off Visual Arts Week, celebrating all things art in Eugene. Visit the Mayor’s Art Show, BRIDGE Exhibitions, tours of 20×21 murals, artist talks, workshops, and much more. See the website for a full list of events.
Friday to Friday | See website for event times and locations | Some workshops require payment | Visual-Arts-Week
Coburg Car Classic
See classic cars, watch the Engine Blow, help your kids build a model, and much more at the 28th Annual Coburg Car Classic this Saturday. All proceeds from the event benefit Coburg Community Grange Projects.
Saturday | 9 am | Coburg City Park, 91136 N Willamette St. | Free | coburgcars.com
Kids’ activities are at the center of Saturday’s Children’s Celebration in Springfield. Head to Island Park for face painting, balloons, crafts, hands-on activities from more than 60 community exhibitors, live music, pony rides, and much more, all in the name of summer fun.
Saturday | 10 am | Island Park, 200 W B St., Springfield | Free with canned food donation | willamalane.org
Whiteaker Block Party
Celebrate the Whit at the Whiteaker Block Party this weekend, part of everyone’s summer bucket list. Come for the local bands and performers, carnival games, food, craft vendors, decorated houses, and everything else that makes this unique neighborhood famous.
Saturday | All day | The Whit, around Blair St. | Free | whiteakerblockparty.com
Uncommon Scents Annual Summer Sale
Craving s new signature fragrance? Uncommon Scents at the Meridian is finishing up their annual summer sale this weekend!
Through Sunday | 10 am | 1801 Willamette St. | uncommonscentsmeridian.com
Northwest Screendance Expo 2019
The newly renovated Broadway Metro Theater downtown is hosting the 2019 NW Screendance Expo starting Tuesday. Screendances are collaborations between choreographers and filmmakers.
Tuesday and Wednesday | 7:30 pm | Broadway Metro, 888 Willamette St. | See website for tickets | facebook.com
Next week: JC Scandinavian Festival
Starting next Thursday, celebrate Junction City’s history at the annual Scandinavian Festival. The whole town is transformed into a Scandinavia village, with shops, food and drink, dance troupes, a life-sized Dala Horse, and more.
August 8-11 | See website for event times and locations | Free admission | junctioncityscandia.org