by Isabelle Maggard
EUGENE, OREGON — Check out these fun events happening this weekend in Lane County!
FRIDAY – Umphrey’s McGee at The McDonald Theatre
Enjoy an evening with Umphrey’s McGee this Friday, the 3rd at The McDonald Theatre. The 24-year-old eclectic improv-rock band is touring for their 14th and latest studio album “Asking For A Friend”. This concert includes all ages general admission on the main floor and 21+ admission for the lower and upper balconies. The doors open at 7, and the show starts at 8:30 PM. Grab tickets now to experience a more refined and focused sound from Umphrey’s McGee live.
FRIDAY – Drag Takeover: Dinner & Drag Edition
Drag Takeover is happening at Old Nick’s Pub on Friday, the 3rd, from 6 to 8 PM. This Dinner & Drag edition of Drag Takeover features hosts Karress and Nicole, with special guests Diva and Monique La Faye. Tickets for this renowned casted show are $10 online, $15 at the door, and free for kids 10 and under.
SATURDAY – The Gateway Show
The Gateway Show is making a stop in Eugene this Saturday the 4th. Laugh with host Billy Anderson and a set of stand-up comedians as they tell their best jokes. After each comedian’s performance, they will go to an undisclosed location to recreationally consume cannabis in any of its many forms, only to return after to try and tell more jokes. This event is currently sold out, but check out their website for more info and future shows!
SUNDAY – Cookie Decorating Workshop
Tailor Baked will be holding a cookie decorating workshop at Urban Artisan this Sunday the 5th, starting at 2 PM. Registering for this workshop gets you in-person decorating lessons from Trena, the owner of Tailor Baked. You will also get 11 pre-baked/cut charcuterie themed cookies that you will decorate and place on your personalized charcuterie board. This workshop would be great to attend with a friend, or by yourself!
SUNDAY – Barrel Room Yoga
255 Madison is presenting Barrel Room Yoga with host Natasha this Saturday at 3 PM. This class starts with some fun Vinyasa, a style of yoga that utilizes breathing and shifting posture in a purposeful order, allowing you to seamlessly go from one posture to another. This is followed by your choice of a wine or mimosa flight. Join Natasha by purchasing admission in advance or at the door.
Isabelle Maggard is a Marketing Agent at Highlite. She currently is studying digital marketing at Lane Community College. Isabelle focuses on social media engagement and outreach for account growth. She also contributes a weekly article focusing on upcoming weekend events in Eugene.