By Eugene Magazine | Published January 2018

It’s the first weekend of 2018; keep the joys of the holidays going with wine and seafood pairings, local art, and live music.

King Estate Crab Fest

Coastal foods are the forefront of the Crab and Seafood Festival at King Estate Winery. In its eighth year, the festival hosts two types of dinners: a traditional crab feast dinner and an Elegant Supper. Pair your favorite creature of the sea with local wines at one of the many opportunities this weekend and next. See their website for dinner times and ticket prices.

Starting Friday | Multiple times | King Estate Winery, 80854 Territorial Hwy., Eugene | $85-$120 |

First Friday ArtWalk

Join other like-minded individuals on a tour through town visiting local art on the Lane Art Council’s First Friday ArtWalk. Liz Lawrence, this month’s host, will start the walk at The New Zone Gallery, then onto Passionflower Design, InEugene Real Estate, and OUT ON A LIMB Gallery, ending at the Oregon Art Supply.

Friday | 5:30 pm | Starting at The New Zone Gallery, 220 W 8th Ave., Eugene | Free |

First Friday free admission at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Explore our state’s extensive natural and cultural history at the Museum of Natural History, free this Friday. Learn about the state’s first people and how our past, present, and future are shaped by the wonders the landscape has to offer.

Friday | 11 am-5 pm | Museum of Natural and Cultural History | Free |

Twilight wine tasting with Jeremy Pruitt

Pair local wine with cheese (or your own food) and live music at Sweet Cheeks Winery this Friday. Enjoy the view and the company while taking in the music of Jeremy Pruitt.

Friday | 6 pm | Sweet Cheeks Winery and Vineyard, 27007 Briggs Hill Rd., Eugene | Prices vary |

Fridays on 5th with Eddie Butler

Join Sweet Cheeks Winery at their new tasting room at the 5th Street Market this Friday. They’ll have wine tastings and live music featuring Eddie Butler.

Friday | 6 pm | The Fifth Street Public Market Tasting Room, 248 E 5th St., Ste. 25, Eugene | Prices vary |