Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, Jan. 14-15 – The Register

January 11, 2017 - garden totes

This weekend

The Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group hosts orator Linda Beutler, curator of a Rogerson Clematis Collection, during 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, during a Campbell Community Center, 155 High St. Admission is $5 for nonmembers and giveaway for members; thehardyplantgroup.org.

The Oregon Wedding Showcase, a party of some-more than 90 marriage professionals, is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 14 and from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 15 during Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. in a Gleason Atrium. A conform uncover is daily during noon and during 3 p.m. Tickets are $7 to $10; oregonweddingshowcase.com.

The Winter Music Festival at Florence Events Center is Jan. 14-15. Featured performers embody Cabin Fever Northwest, RJ Ballard, Ian McFeron, halie and a moon, Pretty Gritty and more. Also partial of a festivities are an artisans’ satisfactory and a cake sale; wintermusicfestival.org.

Yachats presents a Sixth Ever Agate Festival, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 14-15, during a Yachats Commons, during Highway 101 and West Fourth Street. The eventuality facilities speakers, demonstrations and fun activities for all ages. And don’t skip a special arrangement of fluorescent minerals. Free; yachatsagatefestival.com.

Family Fun during a downtown Eugene Public Library during 10th and Olive is any Sunday during 1 p.m. as follows: “Science in Motion,” Jan. 15; “Chinese New Year,” Jan. 22; “Bop, Bumble and Bounce,” Jan. 29. Free; eugene-or.gov/library.

Christmas tree pick-ups: The Alvadore Community Chest is conducting tree pick-up Saturday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $7 to $15. Call 541-689-0052 for pick-up. Boy Scout Troop 182 in Santa Clara is picking adult and recycling of Christmas trees on weekends until Jan. 22. Pick-ups are accessible in Eugene Springfield as good as Junction City. A $10 smallest is requested per tree. No flocked or embellished trees. To report a pick-up, revisit ScoutTroop182.org and click on a Christmas Tree.

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Plan ahead

Get some-more eatables from your garden by fluctuating a production. Darren Morgan from Shonnard’s Nursery in Corvallis will explain “Extending a Season” during a Eugene Garden Club assembly during 1 p.m. Jan. 17, 1645 High St. Brown bag lunch starts during 11:30 a.m. Free; eugenegardenclub.org.

The Cascade Mycological Society facilities a array of talks on fungi-related topics from internal fungus and mycological experts. Each difficulty has a 30-minute speak and a show-and-tell apportionment for that attendees are speedy to move in mushrooms for identification. Dates are Jan. 18, Feb. 15, Mar 15, Apr 19 and May 17, all from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. during Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St. Free; cascademyco.org.

Willamalane Park and Recreation presents a field tour to Bird E.E. Wilson, Philomath Lagoons and Talking Waters from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 18. The 3 locations yield an eventuality to see vast numbers of wintering waterfowl, including ducks, geese and swans. Also manifest are expected to be raptors, such as bald eagles. Cost to attend is $49 to $58. Bring a pouch lunch. Registration is required; willamalane.org.

Register to join Dave Walp’s snowshoe trips, withdrawal from a River House and streamer to where a sleet conditions are best. You contingency be means to travel 3 to 5 miles on disproportionate terrain. Transportation is included, though lease your possess snowshoes. Upcoming pretrips/trips are Jan. 18/21; Feb. 1/5; Feb. 15/18. Pretrips are from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. during River House, 301 N. Adams St. Day trips are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and leave from a River House. Cost is $47; eugene-or.gov.

Beergarden, 777 W. Sixth Ave., hosts a Brews, Blues Chowder Festival opening during 11 a.m. daily, Jan. 19-22. Housemade chowders from opposite food trucks will be available. Beers from Oregon Coast breweries also will be featured. Live song will be achieved via a event; check out a song report during beergardenme.com. Free admission.

The Good Earth Home, Garden and Living Show is Jan. 20-22 during Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave.; eugenehomeshow.com.

Valhalla Winery (formerly Domaine Meriwether) binds a fourth annual Beach Dance Party from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Jan. 21. Tickets are $10 and contingency be purchased in advance. Beach clothes is encouraged. DJ Nate Robertson will be providing music. Food will be accessible for purchase. Wines, drink and cider also will be available. Also, there will be Champagne Jell-O shots. For 21 and older; 541-935-9711.

The Movement Project, a dance uncover to advantage CURE AT/RT, is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 21 during Richard E. Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main St. in Springfield. The eventuality brings together internal dance groups and special guests. Tickets are $15; themovement.dance.

Inspirational Sounds gospel choir will be singing during 10:45 a.m. Jan. 22 during River Road Baptist Church, 1105 River Road. Free. The organisation also is usurpation new members, with a idea of behaving a MLK module during The Shedd, Jan. 16. For some-more information, call 541-513-2338.

Restyle and Repurpose T-Shirts during 1:30 p.m. Jan. 22 during a downtown Eugene Public Library, during 10th and Olive. Learn how to make T-shirt yarn, T-shirt receptacle bags and more. Bring during slightest one T-shirt; all other reserve and collection will be provided. For adults and teens. Free; eugene-or.gov/library.

Cross-country ski trips for beginners by a city of Eugene’s distraction embody a pretrip and a tour led by veteran instructors. Students, however, contingency move their possess equipment. Transportation is provided. Dates are Jan. 24/27 and Feb. 7/11. Pretrips are from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. during a River House, 301 N. Adams St. Day trips are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and leave from a River House. Cost is $49; register during eugene-or.gov.

Oregon author William Sullivan is guest speaker for a Coast Fork Science Pub from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 24 during Axe Fiddle, 657 E. Main St. in Cottage Grove. Sullivan will give a arrangement on Lane County’s Greatest Natural Disasters. Free; coastfork.org.

The Fern Ridge Library, 88026 Territorial Road in Veneta hosts Patricia Hillyer of Your Style Connection who presents “The Art of Decluttering,” a arrangement on closet and home organization, during 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Free; 541-935-7512.

The Oregon Truffle Festival’s Eugene-based events are Jan. 26-29 during several sites. Highlights embody a Joriad dog championship, a Truffle Growers Forum, dog training seminars, winery luncheons and a Grand Truffle Dinner. Also in Eugene is a Fresh Truffle Marketplace; oregontrufflefestival.com.

Join an introduction to Cedar Bark Weaving from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in a EPUD Community Room, 33733 Seavey Loop Road, with internal artist Donna Crispin. This will be a 4.5-hour workshop, and it costs $45. All basketry materials will be included, though move scissors, a tapestry needle, tiny valuables pliers, a mist bottle and a small, aged towel. Pre-registration is required; mountpisgaharboretum.com.

The annual Burns Night Supper Ceilidh is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 28 during Eugene Unitarian Church, 685 W. 13th Ave. This fun night in respect of Robert Burns includes live Scottish and Celtic music, a Burns Night supper, whiskey tastings, Burns communication readings and bagpipng. There also will be a wordless auction. Purchase tickets online during burnsnighteugene.com.

First Saturday Park Walk, by a city of Eugene, is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feb. 4. Meet during Clearwater Park in Springfield, only off Clearwater Lane. Free; eugene-or.gov.

Mary’s Peak Orchid Society binds a annual Orchid Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 4 during Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Highway 20 in Corvallis. Dozens of lush orchids will be on display, and countless vendors will be offered orchid plants, materials and books. Repotting will be accessible for a tiny fee. Free admission; garlandnursery.com.

Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Road, hosts a Winter Wonders Bingo Hunt, a winter-themed scavenger hunt along a nursery paths from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 4. The eventuality is sleet or shine. Meet during a nursery caller center. Cost is $5, and parking; mountpisgaharboretum.com.

The Florence Crab Crack is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 4 during Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St. in Florence. Tickets are $35 and embody a cooking of crab with pasta, coleslaw, garlic bread, coffee and dessert. Only 400 tickets will be sold. All deduction advantage a Florence Food Share; florencefoodshare.org.

The Eugene Symphony’s annual advantage gala is during 6:45 p.m. Feb. 4 in a ballroom during a Hilton Eugene, 66 E. Sixth Ave., following a 5 p.m. unison with Pink Martini during a Hult Center for a Performing Arts. The jubilee eventuality includes a cocktail reception, cooking and an auction, as good as dancing to jazz and big-band tunes of Swing Shift. Pink Martini unison tickets are $75 to $125, though singular seats remain. Gala tickets are $175 per person. Proceeds support several Symphony programs; eugenesymphony.org/gala.

Mark your calendar

KLCC’s annual Brewfest, featuring some-more than 80 breweries and cideries, is open from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Feb. 10, and continues from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Feb. 11 during Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. Event facilities a homebrew competition, drink gear, a record and CD sale, a print booth, food and more. All deduction advantage KLCC. Advance sheet purchases are accessible during klcc.org. Tickets are $15 during a doorway and embody a potion and dual drink tickets. Additional drink tickets are $1 per taste. For 21 and older, please.

The Winter Poultry and Homesteading Faire is Feb. 11 during Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave.; oregonpoultryswapinc.com.

The Eugene Gleemen benefaction their annual Valentines Sweetheart Ball from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 11 during Hilton Eugene, 66 E. Sixth Ave. The eventuality facilities dinner, live song form a Gleemen and others. Tickets are $55; eugenegleemen.org.

A Valentine’s Day Soiree for families is during a Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W. C St. in Springfield, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Cost per integrate is $30 and afterwards $5 any per additional family member. Event facilities tasty desserts, a print booth; willamalane.org.

Oregon Asian Celebration is Feb. 18-19 during a Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. Includes entertainment, food, crafts and demos; asiancelebration.org.

The Frontier Heritage Fair, featuring a arrangement of ancestral trade goods, blankets, beads, knives and muzzle-loading firearms is Feb. 18-19 during Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave. The eventuality also facilities fur trade and Civil war-era demonstrations. Tickets are $3; 12 and younger free. 541-689-4281.

Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Road, hosts a Flies and Flowers Walk, from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 25, to learn about a significance of flies in a pollination of early wildflowers. The eventuality is sleet or shine. Meet during a nursery caller center. Cost is $5, and parking. The subsequent travel is an Aquatic Amphibians Walk, Mar 4; mountpisgaharboretum.com.

The Lane County Home and Garden Show is Mar 9-12 during Lane Events Center; eugenehomeshow.com.

The annual Daffodil Drive Festival is Mar 18-19 during Long Tom Grange in Junction City; junctioncity.com.

Florence Fest, a jubilee of informal excellent art, boutique wineries, food and live jazz, is Mar 31-April 1 during Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St. in Florence. 541-997-1994.

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