What’s Happening In Eugene This Weekend For September 1st – 3rd

by Isabelle Maggard

EUGENE, OREGON — Check out these fun events happening this weekend in Lane County!

FRIDAY – First Friday ArtWalk

The Lane Arts Council presents the First Friday ArtWalk this Friday, September 1st, from 5:30 – 8 PM. Pickup your ArtWalk guide at the Farmers Market Pavilion and enjoy musical performance and dance from Fiesta Cultural. After, take the self-guided tour through art venues and galleries downtown. This event is free, and happens every month!


FRIDAY – Popcornutopia

Popcornutopia: a retro street fair is happening this Saturday, September 2nd, from 1 – 11 PM. This all-ages street fair includes a late night Karaoke Competition, vintage video games, 80’s movies, a photobooth, hotdog art and real life hotdogs, new friendship, laughter, and so much more! Get free popcorn with the purchase of a ticket.


SATURDAY – Macrame Hanging Mirror Class

Make a cute macrame hanging mirror during a workshop at Gone Rogue Boutique this Saturday, September 2nd, at 1 PM. Choose from a variety of colors, and learn skills such as reading patterns, picking and measuring out cord, how to do basic knots, and more. There is limited space for participants for this workshop, so register soon!


SATURDAY – Up In Smoke Drag Show

Up In Smoke: a drag show starring Haus of Blunt and special guests, returns this Saturday, September 2nd, at 10 PM. This event is happening at Spectrum Queer Bar with tunes by DJ Android. This psychedelic and whimsical monthly show will have vendors to shop from, games, and merch.


SUNDAY – Fallen Leaf

This Sunday, September 3rd, at 2 PM, Vino and Vango is hosting a painting party. Paint a fallen leaf as we near Fall with the guidance of a skilled artist instructor. Bring your favorite snacks and alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy while you create your own masterpiece!


Find more events happening in and near Eugene from Highlite’s Event Calendar below!

Isabelle Maggard is a Marketing Agent at Highlite. She recently graduated and concluded her studies in 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.

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