Try new experiences at RiverPlay! on August 28 in Eugene

A trail along the Willamette River in Eugene, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Climb aboard a fire rescue boat. Conduct a group of symphony musicians. Try your hand at fly fishing. Learn how to throw a lifeline on a simulated whitewater rafting rescue. Watch traditional and modern Indigenous performances. These are only a few of … Continue reading Try new experiences at RiverPlay! on August 28 in Eugene

There’s a new food trail in the Willamette Valley

Grapevines at Aurora Colony Vineyards in Aurora, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) If you're a foodie, here's a new tasty treat for you: a new food trail in the Willamette Valley. This new guide for the Mid-Willamette Valley Food Trail marks the third trail that has been created to experience the farms, restaurants, breweries, wineries, … Continue reading There’s a new food trail in the Willamette Valley

Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

Image by Wolfgang Gerth from Pixabay The Eugene Symphony is performing in two more free outdoor concerts this summer. The first concert is at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, July 26, at Bohemia Park at South 10th Street and East Main Street in Cottage Grove, Oregon. During this concert, the symphony is collecting non-perishable items for FOOD … Continue reading Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

Oregon Festival of American Music July 22-31 in Eugene, Oregon

Image by Marcel Dominic from Pixabay After a year's break forced by the coronavirus pandemic, the Oregon Festival of American Music returns for 10 days this month. The 2021 festival's theme is "Reel Music", which explores the roles of music in film from the silent screen era through the 1980s in a series of talks … Continue reading Oregon Festival of American Music July 22-31 in Eugene, Oregon

Free concert at 5th Street Public Market June 13

Featured image by Rebecca Jasso from Pixabay Stop at the 5th Street Alley on Sunday, June 13, to hear a free one-hour concert by the Eugene Symphony. The concert features Conducting Fellow Daniel Cho conducting a brass and percussion ensemble. Seating is first-come, first-served. View the full program. This concert is part of the SymphonyGO! … Continue reading Free concert at 5th Street Public Market June 13

Free Eugene Symphony concert June 20 at Silvan Ridge Winery

Featured image by Rebecca Jasso from Pixabay Bring a lawn chair or blanket to Silvan Ridge Winery's outdoor amphitheater to relax and enjoy a free concert by the Eugene Symphony on Sunday, June 20. The concert features an amplified woodwind quintet: bassoon, clarinet, flute, French horn, and oboe. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The performance … Continue reading Free Eugene Symphony concert June 20 at Silvan Ridge Winery

Dozer Day returns in 2021 as a drive-through event in the Pacific Northwest and Kansas City

After a year's break due to restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, Dozer Day is back this year with a drive-through event at six locations in the Pacific Northwest and Kansas City. The drive-through event is designed to ensure families' health and safety while immersing them in a real-life construction experience. During the experience, you'll drive … Continue reading Dozer Day returns in 2021 as a drive-through event in the Pacific Northwest and Kansas City

Take a virtual tour of the new Midtown Arts Center in Eugene

The new Midtown Arts Center in Eugene, Oregon (photo source: Eugene Ballet Company) The new Midtown Arts Center at 16th and Pearl Streets in Eugene, Oregon, opened in January 2021. The new center provides space for nine arts organizations to thrive and grow. The 30,000-square-foot, seven-story building doubles the old space that seven arts organizations … Continue reading Take a virtual tour of the new Midtown Arts Center in Eugene

Free performances in downtown Eugene celebrate National Dance Week, April 19-23

A series of free lunchtime and evening performances celebrate National Dance Week in Eugene, Oregon, from Monday-Friday, April 19-23. The lunchtime performances are scheduled daily at 11:30 a.m.-noon in Kesey Square, 10 East Broadway. On Friday, April 23, Downtown Dances features performance in alleys, on street corners, and in plazas throughout downtown Eugene from 5 … Continue reading Free performances in downtown Eugene celebrate National Dance Week, April 19-23