By Eugene Magazine

Enjoy an array of Halloween activities, learn about traveling with hearing loss, dance to Cajun inspired music 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!

 

Ophelia’s Place Bingo Fright Night 

Ophelia’s Place will be hosting a virtual Halloween themed bingo night this Thursday. Connect with others for a fun night of bingo and raffles while also supporting girls in the community. One lucky winner of the raffle will walk away with a VIP Wine Tour and Tasting at Willamette Valley Vineyards plus a $50 gift card. You won’t want to miss this fun night with Ophelia’s Place.

Thursday | 6:30 pm | Virtual | $20 | Register at opheliasplace.net

 

The Shedd: BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

Making some of the most rich and popular cajun music in the country, this is a can’t miss event for any music lover. BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet received the 2020 Folk Alliance International Lifetime Achievement Award and was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2011. You’ll be on your feet and groovin’ the whole time. 

Thursday | 7:30 pm | The Shedd, 868 High St. | $20 | theshedd.org

 

The Shedd: Traveling with Hearing Loss

The Shedd has brought together a panel consisting of local and international speakers to discuss the challenges of traveling with hearing loss. With an audience Q and A, this event will truly be a conversation revolving around relevant and important information. This event is presented by The Shedd’s Loop Lane County Committee in celebration of the new hearing loop installations at Eugene Airport and Travel Lane County.

Friday | 7:30 pm | The Shedd, 868 High St. | Free Admission | springfieldbottomline.com

 

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Live Reading @ SMJ House

Alastair Morley Jaques will be reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow this Friday and Saturday at the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House. The story being an account of the most mysterious disappearance of one Ichabod Crane and the baleful doings of the spectral Headless HorseMan. What better way to get in the mood for Halloween with this spooky read through.  

Friday & Saturday | 7:00 pm | SMJ House, 303 Willamette St. | $25 | smjhouse.org 

 

Spooky Stop Motion Animation Workshop

For ages 12-18, make this Halloween memorable with your own spooky stop motion movie. Together with a small group, participants will learn and apply basic skills in stop motion animation to produce a short video. Participants will learn about story-boarding, set design, video composition, and video editing. All necessary equipment, food, and beverages will be provided. 

Saturday | 1:00 pm | SparkLab, 22 W 7th Ave. | $100 | connectedlane.org 

 

Radio Redux: The House in Cypress Canyon

Get creeped out this Halloween with Radio Redux. The Eugene Audio Theater Company will be telling the chilling story of The House in Cypress Canyon done live as a 1940s style radio program. This thriller is the perfect way to spend your Halloweekend.

Friday – Sunday | Times Vary | Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center | $19 | hultcenter.org

 

Delgani presents Echoes of Song

This performance is the first in their Subscription Series and will be an homage to the human voice. With various magnificent artists performing a wide array of genres, it is sure to be an absolutely beautiful night of music. 

Sunday & Tuesday | Times Vary | Christian Science Center, 1390 Pearl St. | $28 | delgani.org

 

The Shedd: Squirrel Nut Zippers

Back by popular demand, the Squirrel Nut Zippers are returning to the Shedd with their new album Beasts of Burgundy. The swing and jazz band have taken their new album into NOLA territory and it’s as vibrant as ever. Being one of the most entertaining bands around, don’t miss out on this outrageously fun show.  

November 3 | 7:30 pm | The Shedd, 868 High St. | $30 | theshedd.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

 

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