By Eugene Magazine

Get in the Halloween spirit, attend auctions to help raise money, dance with the Eugene Symphony 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!

 

Orchestra Dance Remix

Put on your dancing shoes and dance the night away with the Eugene Symphony. The show will include music inspired by foxtrot, the Mexican dance style Danzón, and the classic Viennese waltz. Enjoy the beautiful music and talent of the Eugene Symphony this Thursday. 

Thursday | 7:30 pm | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center | $50 | eugenesymphony.org 

 

Night of Eleven Thousand Stars 

The virtual gala and auction will be held this Thursday to help raise money for the 11,000 students attending Springfield public schools. The event will include a live broadcast, an online silent auction, a live auction, impactful stories, and much more. Participate in a fun night while also giving back to the community.

Thursday | 6:00 pm | Virtual | Free | springfieldeducationfoundation.org 

 

7th Annual Bee Jazzy

The 7th Annual Bee Jazzy event will take place this Thursday and will include many fun activities with all profits benefiting keeping bee populations healthy. Halie Loren and her band members from Oregon Jazz will be performing and with a silent auction taking place, it is sure to be an evening of excitement.

Thursday | 6:30 pm | Virtual | $10 | beyondtoxics.org

 

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Fraser and Haas are both masters of their respected instruments, fiddle and cello. Fraser has been considered the Michael Jordan of fiddle playing and with Haas being a master of the cello, they combine into a beautiful duo. Don’t miss this wonderful night of Scottish music.

Friday | 7:30 pm | Shedd Institute, 868 High St | $30 | theshedd.org

 

Haunted Hike 

Walk through Alton Baker Park with spooky and fun creatures roaming around. A perfect event to get into the Halloween spirit. The event is aimed for kids but can also be enjoyed by adults as well. 

Saturday | 5:30 pm | Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Rd. | nearbynature.org

 

Fall Native Plant Sale

The Native Plant Fall sale is here. Now through October 23 (or while supplies last), you can dig in the dirt with the best of our native bulbs, shrubs, seed packets and more. Native plants are accustomed to our wet winters and dry summers. Rebuild your landscape while supporting Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah.

Through October 23 | 34639 Frank Parrish Rd. | bufordpark.org

 

Magic Exhibit Opening

Through bewitching stories, objects, and imagery, MAGIC will take you to the roots of everyday superstitions and conjurings, delving into the phenomenon of magical thinking. Head to the Museum of Natural and Cultural History during their weeklong opening celebration and enjoy magical indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

October 23 | Museum of Natural and Cultural History, 1680 E 15th Ave. | mnch.uoregon.edu

 

Willamalane Spooktacular Soiree

A progressive trip with a spooky twist! Join other seniors from the community on a three-course progressive dessert. Stops include Campbell Community Center, Willamalane Adult Activity Center and River Road Park and Recreation District. Wear your best costume and let loose.

Monday | Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St. | $25 | 18+ |  willamalane.org 

 

Oakshire Brewery w/ Oregon Mozart Players

Oakshire brewing has paired up with the Oregon Mozart Players for a special night of music. For every beer sold, Oakshire will be donating one dollar to the Oregon Mozart Players organization. The Oregon Mozart Players’ mission is to enrich the lives of their audience, community and players through excellent orchestra music. 

October 27 | 5:30 pm | Oakshire Public House, 207 Madison St. | oakbrew.com

 

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

 

Lane County Farmers Market

The Lane County Farmers Market is now open in their new location on Saturdays and their old location on Tuesdays! Join them to shop local and fresh! Check their “In Season” page to see what will be available on your shopping list (or expect to be surprised and inspired).

Saturday, 9 am, 5th Ave. between High and Oak Sts. | Tuesday, 10 am , 8th Ave. and Oak St. | Free admission | lanecountyfarmersmarket.org

 

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

 

Veneta Downtown Farmers Market

The Veneta Downtown Farmers Market is now open for a season celebrating local farmers and craftspeople. Check out their website for a full list of farmers, vendors, and artisans.

Saturday | 10 am | 3rd Ave. and Broadway, Veneta | Free admission | venetadowntownfarmersmarket.com

 

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

 

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

 

Pfeiffer Burgers and Brews

Pfeiffer Winery is celebrating this week’s Burgers and Blues night with live music by Riffle. Sip on a glass of wine, or buy a whole bottle and indulge in delicious burgers.

Fridays | 6 pm | Pfeiffer Winery, 25040 Jaeg Rd., Junction City | $5 admission | pfeifferwinery.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