Since 1970, Saturday Market has been Eugene's weekly celebration of local artistry, food, music and culture. It's the oldest weekly open-air crafts market in the country. The Market provides a place for artisans to sell their handcrafted goods directly to their customers - everything at Saturday Market must be handcrafted by the seller. It also features seventeen food booths, and a stage featuring live local music all day long. An estimated 3,000 - 5,000 customers visit the Market each Saturday.
Celebrating the 10th anniversary, the DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon returns April 17, 18th & 19th, 2015 to the Bijou Art Cinemas in Eugene, Oregon. DisOrient is a social justice film festival dedicated to deconstructing the media stereotypes of Asians and Asian Americans as "Orientals". We believe in the power of film-as-art to educate, heal and improve the lives of people by giving voice to our experiences.
CINEMA PACIFIC is an annual film festival based at the University of Oregon in Eugene that is devoted to discovering and fostering the creativity of international films and new media from Pacific-bordering countries, including the U.S. Through onsite and online presentations, the festival connects stimulating artists and ideas with a diverse public, furthering our understanding of world cultures and contemporary issues.
Bijou Art Cinemas, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and other locations in Eugene and Portland.
The 2014-15 season of the Schnitzer Cinema, curated by Cinema Pacific director Richard Herskowitz, is devoted to American experimental media, with a special emphasis on the history of American avant-garde film.
Discover the wonderful diversity of human cultures past and present as the world’s best archaeological films compete in this hemisphere’s only juried competition. This five-day event will also feature expert speakers, guided tours, a conference on cultural heritage film, and a video bar for individual viewing of all Festival films, concluding with an awards ceremony. Nearly 100 films were received for our 12th season, representing 22 countries.
The Eugene Scottish Festival Committee is a nonprofit organization that provides the only Scottish cultural event in Lane County, the 13th annual such event. This year we are renting the grounds of Peace Presbyterian Church, 3060 River Road. Festivals are on the 3nd Saturday of May and provide continuous live entertainment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On stage the music is mainly folk with lots of fiddles, Guitars, harps and bagpipes. It is a family event and no alcohol is served.
The MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR is a family-friendly sustainable living event that features 200 hands-on workshops and demonstrations from experts on real food, organic gardening, homesteading, renewable energy, green building and remodeling, DIY projects, small-scale livestock, green transportation, natural health, and related topics.
Notable speakers include Joel Salatin, cheesemaker Claudia Lucero, Mountain Rose Herb’s Erin McIntosh, and horticulturist Jessi Bloom.
Celebrate with us July 10, 11, 11, 2015 and delight in our world class entertainment, hand-made crafts, delectable foods, educational displays and magical surprises at every turn of the path We invite you to join us in our wooded setting, 13 miles west of Eugene near Veneta, Oregon for an unforgettable adventure.
In August of 2014 the people of Junction City, Oregon will celebrate the 54th Scandinavian Festival. Whether you prefer to participate or just observe, the Scandinavian Festival offers a wide variety of events for the whole family. Trolls and Vikings stroll through the streets posing for pictures and playing pranks.