by Isabelle Maggard
EUGENE, OREGON — Check out these fun events happening this weekend in Lane County!
FRIDAY – Friday Laser Shows!: Nirvana & Beastie Boys
This week’s Friday Laser Show happening July 7th, features the grunge music of Nirvana and the hip-hop music of Beastie Boys. Laser Nirvana starts at 7 PM, and laser Beastie Boys begins at 8 PM. Grab tickets from the Eugene Science Center to enjoy a Friday night of colorful and captivating visuals.
FRIDAY – Barrel Room Movie Night: Independence Day
Barrel Room Movie Night is happening at 255 Madison this Friday, July 7th, at 7 PM. This free movie night features Independence Day. Enjoy the popcorn bar, on-site food trucks, and 255 Madison’s beverages while you enjoy the movie. 255 Madison is 21+ after 9 PM.
SATURDAY – Night Market
Heritage Distilling Co. is hosting a Night Market this Saturday, July 8th from 4 PM – 8:30 PM. Enjoy your favorite cocktails while you shop local vendors. Items available for purchase include sweet treats, fresh homemade small batch salsas, hand poured soy and wax candles, and jewelry.
SATURDAY – Everybody Knows Your Name: A Stand-Up Comedy Show
This Saturday, July 8th, starting at 7 PM, enjoy a stand-up comedy show hosted by Nathan Hart, where all the comedy is made up on the spot! Eugene and Springfield local comedians will engage with the audience directly to learn what people want to hear, or pull from a jar of anonymous audience suggestions. This show is at The Kind Hop and tickets are $10 at the door.
SUNDAY – Pet CPR and First Aid
Oregon CPR is hosting a Pet CPR and First Aid class this Sunday, July 9th, from 9 AM – 11 AM. Having the skills and knowledge to help our dogs in an emergency can save their lives. Equip yourself with the ability to take action to help your pup in emergency and minor situations. Participants will learn assessment and first aid skills, life saving Pet CPR for dogs, as well as gain a 2-year certification card. This class is a great resource for pet owners, rescue organizations, dog daycare staff, dog sitters, and more!
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.