It's cold, It's windy, it's cloudy, it's wet... But we here at Lori Spohn Realty have found the best events to keep you out of the house and forgetting about winter! We have one month left till spring, don't spend it avoiding the weather, take advantage of all the things you can do while the sun is hiding away!
Hult Center Presents: The Book of Mormon
Hult Center | Feb. 2 – Feb. 7 | $35- $100 | Time Varies depending on day.
With praise from publications like The New York Times, Washington Post, and Entertainment Weekly, you're going to want to see what it's all about. Hailed as the best musical of this century, Book of Mormon will provide the kind of evening that restores faith in musicals.
SpringFilm Presents: “Mommie Dearest”
Wildish Community Theater | Feb. 4 | Free | 6:30pm – 9:30pm.
Plank Town presents SpringFilm! Come to the Richard E. Wildish Community Theater and watch the biographical film Mommie Dearest starring Joan Crawford and Diana Scarwid.
Cottage Theatre Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Cottage Theatre | Jan. 29 – Feb. 14 | $20 - $25 | Time Varies depending on day.
A hilarious musical romp through a middle school spelling bee, complete with audience participation. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best Book. Rated PG for brief sexual reference.
The Overnighters at Bijou Art Cinema
Bijou Arts Cinema | Feb. 4 | $10.50 | 6pm.
A modern-day Grapes of Wrath, award-winning documentary The Overnighters is an intimate portrait of job seekers desperately chasing the broken American Dream to the tiny oil boom town of Williston, North Dakota. Purchase tickets in advance for this one night only screening.
Tot Discovery Day: Science Magic at The Science Factory
The Science Factory | Feb. 5 | $10 | 9am – Noon.
Each month The Science Factory sets up activities and interactive learning stations designed to create an experience that will ignite your child's curiosity and interest in science. Tot Discovery Days are casual, drop-in programs when our youngest visitors can enjoy Science Factory activities "big-kid-free"
Guilty Pleasures at Sam Bonds Garage
Sam Bonds Garage | Feb. 6 | $10 | 9:30pm
The 6th Annual Guilty Pleasures event lets you pick the one cover song that you always secretly coveted in the guiltiest way. The bands get to learn it. You get to sing it. You must feel guilty about liking the song!
2016 Truffle Shuffle
Alton Baker Park | Feb. 7 | $15 - $35 | 12:45pm.
Join an afternoon run. Eclectic Edge Racing presents the 35th annual Truffle Shuffle, a Eugene tradition offering fun, fitness and a delectable chocolate truffle to reward all finishers. Proceeds from this four mile run will benefit St. Vincent de Paul. Lace up those shoes and meet at Alton Baker Park.
This Changes Everything – Naomi Klein Lecture
U of O, Erb Memorial Union, Ballroom | Feb. 7 | Free | 3pm.
Journalist, syndicated columnist and author Naomi Klein will be screening her award-winning documentary film, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate and the UO. Tickets are free but advanced registration is required.
Yoga at the Oregon Wine LAB
Oregon Wine Lab | Feb. 7 | $18 | 11am.
Join Beth Krisko for an all levels flow at the Wine Lab's urban winery. Bring your yoga out into the community for a fun, invigorating practice, followed by a glass of wine or mimosa of your choice. The Wine Lab produces William Rose wine on site as well as pouring wines from other local artisans. Hang out for an afternoon of friends, music from Daniel & the Blonde, and delicious food from the Da Nang Vietnamese food cart.
Willamalane Adult Activity center | Feb. 12 | $5 | 2-3:30
Ages 50+ only. Indulge your sweet tooth at this luscious buffet featuring chocolate confections, ice cream, candies, a decadent chocolate fountain and even diabetic-friendly desserts! Limited tickets available.
Island Park Gallery Reception: Stories in Wood
Island Park Gallery | Feb. 12 | Free | 5-7pm.
Dana Furgerson’s hand-carved reliefs feature figures worked from a single piece of wood, setting a mood and telling a story, all within the confines of a 1-inch thick board.
Must-Dash 1K & Little Shavers Fun Run
Dorris Ranch | Feb. 20th | $5 | 9am.
Celebrate Furry February with Willamalane’s mustache run. This untimed 1K starts at Dorris Ranch and incorporates parts of the beautiful Middle Fork Path. Bring the kids so they can sport their scruff in the Little Shaver’s Fun Run. Enter the mustache contest and pose in the photo booth.
Radio Redux Presents: THE Wonderful Wizard of OZ
Hult Center | Feb. 12 & 14 | Prices Vary | 2/12 – 7:30pm & 2/14 – 2pm.
Dorothy, the Tim Woodman, the cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow set out on an exciting quest down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the elusive Wizard of OZ. A new adaptation of the L. Frank Baum Classic.
Maker Expo: See & Do
Downtown Library | Feb. 13 | Free | 1pm – 3pm.
Do-it-yourselfers, innovators, artists, and crafters of all ages: you're invited to our Maker Expo! Drop in for demonstrations and hands-on fun featuring Eugene Public Library’s newest maker tech tools. This free event will highlight a 3D printer, synthesizer, embroidery machine, littleBits customizable electronics, and more. Get a taste of the variety of equipment and opportunities the Library will offer in 2016 – especially after the new Maker Hub rooms open at the Downtown Library this spring.
Downtown Library | Feb. 27 | Free | 3pm – 4:30pm.
Master chef and culinary educator Rosa Mariotti will share the fundamentals of Italian cooking with demonstrations and samples. This free session also serves as a preview for an upcoming class at LCC’s Successful Aging Institute.