by Isabelle Maggard
EUGENE, OREGON — Check out these fun events happening this weekend in Lane County!
THURSDAY – Night Markets
Night Markets at the Farmers Market Pavilion and Plaza returns after being rescheduled for this Thursday, August 24th, from 6 PM – 10 PM. All-ages can enjoy fresh locally produced foods and beverages, games, activities, and live music from Sweet as Molasses. Additionally, shop with artisan vendors from Whiteaker Community Market throughout the night.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY – 4th Annual Market Fest
The 4th Annual Market Fest is happening this weekend at the 5th Street Public Market. Enjoy live music, interactive art, car shows, delicious food and beverages, kids’ activities, vendors, and more! Also, enjoy a pet parade on Saturday. Invite your friends, family, and anyone else you know! Everyone is welcome at this one-of-a-kind festival and event.
FRIDAY: 4 PM – 10 PM
SATURDAY: 11 AM – 10 PM
SUNDAY: 9:30 AM – 3 PM
SATURDAY – Market For Mutts
Viking Brewing Company is celebrating their 9th anniversary as they kick of the 1st annual Market for Mutts in support of Northwest Dog Project this Saturday, August 26th. Enjoy live music from 3 different bands, a raffle, silent auction, limited edition NWDP swag, photography fun, and more! Vintage vendors and local artisans will be donating a percentage of their profits to NWDP. This event is dog and kid friendly and runs from 2 PM – 10 PM.
SATURDAY – All or Nothing Dance Party
There’s a dance party happening at Blairally Vintage Arcade this Saturday, August 25th, from 9 PM – 2 AM. Ready Steady Soul Club DJs will be spinning ALL or Nothing, Subculture Classics from the 60s & 70s. Genres will include northern soul, gritty rhythm & blues to rocksteady, reggae, ska, mod, and 2 tone. Special guests for this event are DJ Nomad and DJ Songbird. All music is on vinyl all night, $5 cover, and 21+.
SUNDAY – DJ Trivia
DJ Trivia is coming to Conway’s Restaurant and Lounge this Sunday, August 26th. From 7 PM – 8:30 PM, enjoy a fun, live, interactive trivia game that includes you, your team, other teams, and a live DJ host. The host uses a TV to display the questions and a variety of trivia categories. Join in on the fun for free!
Find more events happening in and near Eugene from Highlite’s Event Calendar below!
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.