Eugene Weekend Events 8/4-8/6

Don’t let Oregon’s record breaking heat keep you from enjoying these annual Lane County weekend events!

Whitaker Block Party

Photo curtosy of Eugenehostels.com

The 11th annual Whiteaker Block Party will take place on Saturday, August 5th.  There will be more than 80 diverse bands ranging from hip-hop to folk groups at stages throughout the Whitaker neighborhood.  Over 120 community volunteers, artists and musicians donate their time to provide the free event.  There will also be carnival games, street performances and food from local Whitaker vendors.

The Coburg Car Classic

Cuban Classic Car. Photo by Thenewswheel.com

Are you a fan of classic cars? The 26th Annual Coburg Car Classic will be held on Saturday, August 5th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m at 91136 N Willamette St. The Family friendly event will provide a pancake breakfast, a BBQ chicken lunch, and an “engine blow and make it, take it” model building for kids. There will also be prizes in raffle drawings!

2nd Annual Star Festival

The 2nd Annual Star Festival will feature a tiny house tour!
Photo by oldredbarn.us/

If you have an artistic side, then you should definitely check out this up and coming Festival. The 2nd Annual Star Festival will be held on Saturday August 5th, and Sunday August 6th from 10 am to 6 pm at Dorris Ranch in Springfield. The two-day event will have over 100 artisans, authors, illustrators, musicians and community booths. There will even be a tiny home tour! Tickets are $8-$10 for a day pass, or $13-$15 for both days. Children 12 and under are FREE.

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