By Eugene Magazine

Shop local at the holiday market, run a marathon to help raise money, enjoy a variety of live shows and much more at these events happening in Lane County this week.

Please attend in-person events responsibly, wear a mask, and follow all proper safety guidelines. Events are subject to change.

Submit your own event for consideration!

 

Eugene Symphony: Brahms and Bartok

Showcasing Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra. This will be a captivating night of beautiful music from two musical giants. Get your tickets while they last!

Thursday | 7:30 pm | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center | $30 | eugenesymphony.org 

 

White Lotus Gallery: Small Treasures 

Featuring ex libris prints by mezzotint artist HAMANISHI Katsunori and etchings by TANAKA Ryohei (1933-2019). Small in size but rich in details, these prints invite viewers to get up close and personal for intimate appreciation. 

November 19 – January 15 | White Lotus Gallery, 767 Willamette St. | wlotus.com

 

Nurse Blake: The PTO Comedy Tour 

Nurse Blake is one of a kind entertainer who uses his experience as a nurse for a fun filled comedy event that celebrates the hard work of healthcare providers. Blake tells candid and raw stories from his time in nursing school and from his shifts at the bedside. This 18 + plus show will be sure to have you laughing all night long.

Friday | 7:00 pm, 9:30 pm | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center | $28 | 18 + | hultcenter.org

 

An Officer and a Gentleman

Based on the Oscar-winning film, AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN is the timeless love story that celebrates triumph over adversity. The new musical features an iconic score and outstanding performances. 

Friday – Sunday | Times Vary | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center | $25 | hultcenter.org

 

10×10 Series: No-No Boy

A multimedia event combining original songs, storytelling, and archival images to provide the audience with an immersive experience which explores difficult histories of immigration, refugees, race, empire, and incarceration. Don’t miss this unique and impactful event!

Saturday | 7:30 | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center | $10 | hultcenter.org

 

Lane Arts Fiesta Cultural Tish Hinojosa Trio Concert

Enjoy a beautiful concert by Tish Hinojosa. The youngest of 13 children born to Mexican immigrant parents, Tish Hinojosa is a singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas who has dedicated her career to playing music from the southwest. Free for families!

Saturday | 2:00 pm | Wow Hall, 291 W 8th Ave. | Free | lanearts.org

 

Whitey Morgan & The 78’s

Whitey Morgan returns to Sessions Music Hall this fall, with support from Justin Jeansonne. Whitey Morgan is an American honky tonk band and is sure to get you up and dancing throughout the night. 

Saturday | 9:00 pm | Sessions Music Hall, 44 E 7th Ave. | $30 | sessionsmusichall.com

 

Holiday Market 

Shop with local makers at the Holiday Market this year. Come chat with local vendors and pick up great gifts for the holiday season. 

Weekends, November 20 – December 24 | Lane Events Center, 796 W 13th Ave. | holidaymarket.org

 

Run to Stay Warm

For more than a decade, runners have been gathering on the third Sunday in November to run a half marathon, 10K, or 5K on a flat course on Eugene’s beautiful river paths to raise money to benefit EWEB’s Customer Care Program. 

Sunday | 8:30 am | Rivers Edge Public Plaza, 500 E 4th Ave. | $40 | runtostaywarm.com

 

Alton Brown Live

A new culinary variety show from the food science expert. More comedy, more music, more highly unusual cooking demos, and more potentially dangerous science stuff. 

November 24 | 7:30 pm | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center | $60 | hultcenter.org

ONGOING EVENTS

Markets

Weekend Market

Every weekend, take in the new 5th Street Market Expansion or explore your old favorites while perusing pop up shops and artisans. Grab some food, enjoy displays, and learn about the new businesses in the Market Alley.

Saturday and Sunday | 11 am | 5th Street Public Market, 296 E 5th Ave. | Free admission | 5stmarket.com

 

Saturday Market

The Eugene Saturday Market is now open in their usual spot in the Park Blocks. Peruse local artisans and craftspeople, pick up lunch from the international food court, and see live music. It’s a Eugene institution!

Saturday | 10 am | 8th Ave. and Oak St. | Free admission | eugenesaturdaymarket.org

 

South Valley Farmers Market

The South Valley Farmers Market in Cottage Grove is the perfect place to visit for local produce, baked goods, artisan crafted works, and more! You can also order in advance for pick up through their website.

Saturday | 11 am | 7th and Main St., Cottage Grove | Free admission | southvalleyfarmersmarket.square.site

Other ongoing events

Sheild Bistro Happy Hour

Every Wednesday through Saturday, Sheild Bistro gives you the opportunity to enjoy $2 off tapas and $5 off house wine and taps at their Happy Hour! Stop by for a pre-dinner treat!

Wednesdays through Saturdays | 3 pm | Sheild Bistro, 298 Blair Blvd. | Free admission | sheildcatering.com

 

Diá de los Muertos at Maude Kerns Art Center

The Maude Kerns Art Center will be celebrating their 28th annual Diá de los Muertos exhibit starting this Friday. The exhibit consists of beautiful artwork from local artists, community altars, and a special gift shop. The Mexican Day of the Dead celebration acknowledges the link between the communities of the living and the dead.

October 15 – November 5 | Maude Kerns Art Center, 1910 E 15th Ave. | mkartcenter.org

 

Broadway Streatery

Now through September 27, eat outdoors and in the road with the return of the Broadway Streatery program! East Broadway between Willamette and Olive Streets will be closed to traffic to give local restaurants expanded seating to accommodate for social distancing and welcome more customers. Come support local restauranteurs!

Now through September 27 | Ongoing | Broadway between Willamette and Olive Sts. | Food available for purchase | downtowneugene.com

 

Trivia Night at Tap and Growler

Gather your friends and head over to Tap and Growler every Wednesday night to put your trivia skills to the test. Enjoy good food and drink while trying to outsmart the rest to claim the trivia champion title.

Wednesdays | 7 pm | Tap and Growler, 207 E 5th Ave. | tapandgrowler.com