by Isabelle Maggard
EUGENE, OREGON — Check out these fun events happening this weekend in Lane County!
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FRIDAY – Comedy @ WildCraft Cider Works
Laugh during Comedy at WildCraft Cider Works this Friday, May 19th, at 8 PM. Join Ronnie Macaroni, Q, headliner Sir Lance Edward, and host Zoë Schwartz for a night of laughs, food, and drinks in a beautiful atmosphere. This is event is 21 and over, and the doors open at 7 PM to see these hilarious, heavy hitting comics.
SATURDAY – El Borko @ Viking Braggot Brewing
There will be good vibes only as El Borko returns to Viking Braggot Brewing this Saturday, May 20th, at 6 PM. This high-energy Surf Rock band is performing on the garden patio at Viking Brewing’s west-side hideaway. Enjoy the sunshine, cool seasonal ales, and delicious food while you listen to modern surf with a 60s vibe!
SUNDAY – Bark In The Park 2023
Bark In The Park is happening this Sunday, May 21st at Alton Baker Park. Join pups & their humans as they leash up to complete a 10K, 5K, or 2K run/walk. In addition to the run/walk, there will be canine activities, vendor booths, food trucks, awards, and more! This event is one of Greenhill’s biggest fundraisers and this year’s goal of raising $100,000 will contribute to the care of over 3,400 animals this year alone.
SUNDAY – The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2023
This Sunday, May 21st, Eugene and Springfield are participating in the world’s largest and most stylish charitable motorcycle event. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is a tradition to raise funds and awareness for men’s health. Thousands of dapper gentlefolk ride stunning motorcycles on this day, from all around the world. The 2023 goal is to raise $6M for prostate cancer research and men’s mental health with charity partner Movember.
SUNDAY – Wildflower & Music Festival
Mount Pisgah Arboretum‘s annual celebration of wildflowers is happening this Sunday, May 21st from 10 AM – 5 PM. There will be guided nature walks, live music, local food, and arts and crafts vendors. Hundreds of species of local wildflowers will be on display in the Arboretum’s White Oak Pavilion, right outside of the Eugene-Springfield area. Advance tickets are required for this event.
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.