This week, see live music, shop local artists and take in local art, and learn simple ways to make fresh and effective cleaning supplies. All that and more across Lane County!
Please attend responsibly and follow all proper safety precautions.
Starting this week, every Wednesday and Thursday through Christmas Eve, shop local makers, bakers, and artists for your holiday gifts and goodies at The Emporium, in Veneta. Their grand opening is this Friday!
Friday | 12 pm | The Emporium, 88170 Territorial Hwy., Veneta | Free admission | facebook.com
Siri Vik: The Songs I Want to Sing
Previously postponed and now renamed, local vocalist, Siri Vik, will be performing a collection of songs that she has always wanted to perform. See “Pirate Jenny” by Kurt Weill, ballads, arias, theatre pieces, and Edith Piaf’s “La Vie en rose,” among others.
Friday | 7:30 pm | The Shedd Institute, 285 E Broadway | $13.50-$32 | theshedd.org
First Friday Art Week
November’s First Friday Art Week kicks off this Friday. Many venues—including galleries, wineries, furniture stores, and restaurants—are showcasing local art in all forms. See their website for all locations and special events. (Artwork by Dale Mueller)
Friday-Friday, Nov. 13 | See website for times | Multiple locations | Free admission | lanearts.org
Galleria at the Smith Opening Weekend
The Galleria at the Smith, Eugene’s newest artist marketplace, is celebrating its grand opening this weekend, giving us all the chance to peruse artists’ works, which cover all mediums from ceramics to fiber arts to jewelry, and much more. They will be open every weekend through the end of the year. (Artwork by Andrea Daly)
Saturday and Sunday | 12 pm | The Galleria at the Smith, 768 E 13th Ave. | instagram.com/galleria_at_the_smith
NOIRvember Film Group: Live Online
The Eugene Public Library is hosting a series of film chats to celebrate NOIRvember. Watch the featured film ahead of time and register to chat with others about what you saw. This week: “Detour.”
Saturday | 2 pm | Virtual | Free | eugene-or.gov
ArtChics: Art on the Go
ArtChics, a local group of women artists, are hosting their annual Art on the Go art sale. This year, the event is a drive-up/bike-up/walk-up outdoor mystery art sale, with proceeds benefitting Positive Community Kitchen.
Sunday | 10 am | Stellaria Building, West Parking Lot, 150 Shelton McMurphey Blvd. | facebook.com
Herbal Living Series: Simple ways to green clean your home with Christine Rice
In the final iteration of the Herbal Living Series, you can learn simple cleaning techniques from Christine Rice from Mountain Rose Herbs. She’ll teach your basic cleaning ingredients and preparation for you to use in keeping your home fresh.
Wednesday | 1 pm (3 pm CDT) | Virtual | $0 | motherearthnewsfair.com
YMCA ESCAPE 2020 Triathlon
Now until December, finish 2020 strong with Eugene Family YMCA’s ESCAPE 2020 end-of-the-year triathlon. Through the next few months and at your own pace, you will need to swim 2.5 miles, run/work the cardio machines for 26.2 miles, and bike 112 miles. Register on their website.
Now until Dec. 31 | Virtual and at Eugene Family YMCA, 2055 Patterson St. | $40 | eugeneymca.org
Paintings from Château Orquevaux
Opening on Wednesday, the Karin Clarke Gallery will be displaying paintings from Château Orquevaux, a collection of oil paintings by owner Karin Clarke, inspired by an artist residency she did in the French countryside in 2019. The twenty-seven pieces capture the green landscapes and buildings of the region she visited.
Now through Nov. 28 | Wednesdays-Friday, 12 pm-5:30 pm; Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm | Karin Clarke Gallery, 760 Willamette St. | karinclarkegallery.com
Live music at Beergarden
Every Thursday, head to the Beergarden for live music, delicious brews on tap, and your pick from their plethora of food carts. This week: Little Ricky (Rick Walter)
Thursdays | 6:30 pm | Beergarden, 777 W 6th Ave. | Free admission | beergardenme.com
Thursday Night Live with Francesco
Every Thursday through April, Eugene Symphony conductor and music director Francesco Lecce-Chong for visits from guest musicians, watch parties of past performances, and an all-around appreciation of music.
Thursdays | 7 pm | Virtual | Free | eugenesymphony.org
Lion & Owl Date Night In
Make every weekend special with your special someone with Lion & Owl’s Date Night In dinner box. Each meal includes appetizers, salad, entres, dessert, and wine for two. Get your orders in by Thursday for pick up on Friday or Saturday. This week’s highlights: Panisse Palate, grilled quail, quince cake
Order by Thursday | Lion & Owl, 60 E 11th Ave. | $110 | lionandowl.com
Ninkasi Dinner Club
Join the Ninkasi Dinner Club, and allow their culinary team to put together all the ingredients for a meal that will feed four to six people, paired with one of their brews and a playlist from the House of Records. They announce the next week’s recipe every Friday, with availability until they sell out.
Announced Fridays at 7 pm | Ninkasi Brewing, 272 Van Buren St. | $45 | ninkasibrewing.com
Eugene Saturday Market
Shop local artisans, see live music, and pick up lunch from one of the many food carts at the Eugene Saturday Market. See website for safety guidelines and this week’s booths. (Photo by Eugene Saturday Market, featuring The Flaming Pearl)
Saturday | 10 am | 8th Ave. and Oak St. | Free admission | eugenesaturdaymarket.org
Lane County Farmers Market
Stock up on your week’s groceries at the Eugene Saturday Market. Shop local produce, meat, and baked goods. See website for safety guidelines and current vendors.
Saturday | 9 am | 8th Ave. and Oak St. | Free admission | lanecountyfarmersmarket.org
Casablanca Jazz and Supper Club
Pfeiffer Winery is feeding the nostalgia for the jazz age with a weekly dinner, jazz performance, and perfectly paired wine, every Saturday through mid-December. Join them in black tie to cocktail attire.
Saturdays through Dec. 19 | 5:30 pm | Pfeiffer Winery, 25040 Jaeg Rd., Junction City | $10-$15 | Reservations required | pfeifferwinery.com
Equality & Nothing Less: 100 years of the League of Women Voters
Through the end of this year, the Lane County Historical Museum is hosting an exhibit dedicated to the history of the League of Women Voters, celebrating 100 years since women were granted the right to vote.
Tuesdays-Saturdays | 10 am | Lane County Historical Museum, 740 W 13th Ave. | $1-$5 | lchm.org
Live music at PublicHouse
Every Wednesday, PublicHouse hosts live music, perfectly paired with drinks and food from their resident purveyors. This week: Corwin Bolt and the Wingnuts
Wednesdays | 6:30 pm | PublicHouse, 418 A St. | Free admission | publichousehub.com
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