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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 9.11.08





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It says a lot about stand-up comedians in general when Brian Regan is best known for his “clean” PG-13 routines. While the rest of the comics are dropping F-bombs and examining vulgar topics like the male genitalia, Regan is content to make observations on his upbringing in Miami, playing Little League baseball, trying to spell in elementary school or ordering new shoes on Zappos. Regan’s comedy is what those in the biz like to call “observational comedy,” where the comic will discuss those little things in life that make you wonder. He’s like Jerry Seinfeld, only blond and Southern; or like David Sedaris, only actually funny. And with such respectable routines, you can even bring the children along to his Hult Center show. See Sunday Calendar.



Let’s put this in perspective. The Eugene Celebration rivals urban festivals held in cities twice its size at only a fraction of the cost. Seattle’s Bumbershoot sets you back $100 (plus service charges) for its 3-day culture-implosion while Portland’s four-night Musicfest NW is $50 (beer and transportation cost extra). With such an exciting event for a mere 12 buck wristband, you’d think bands from all over would want to come play the EC. Well, they do (see last year’s music lineup). But then that wouldn’t be keeping with the locals-only vibe Eugene puts out, would it? So this year organizers scaled down the big name out-of-state offerings (for better or worse) and amped up the local flavor. But one nonlocal music act who dares enters our city limits for EC is Everlast, who may as well be Eugenean for his blending of acoustic rock, hip hop and blues. You probably heard his hit song “What It’s Like” 10 years ago and dreamed of living the trailer trash life, but if you haven’t heard him sing Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” over a sample of Cypress Hill’s “Insane in the Membrane,” you haven’t heard nuthin’ yet. Check out Everlast’s MySpace page (for the song, off his new album Love, War, and the Ghost of Whitey Ford) and see Friday Calendar.


While all of Eugene will be busy giving itself a whole lotta self-love this weekend, Springfield will be celebrating Latin American culture with not one but two simultaneous festivals. Fiesta Latina celebrates Latino/a culture with a huge blowout at Island Park, with fireworks, mariachi bands, the breaking of 100 piñatas (for the kids only) and entertainment from acts direct from Mexico and the States such as Sonora Santanera, Grupo Alfa 7, Banda Los Lagos, Franco and Javier Tin-Tin, the beloved Mexican clown. On tap for the Exhibición de Arte Latino is a collection of paintings (all replicas) by Frida Kahlo (pictured), along with work by local artisans. Further east near the Regional Sports Center, be prepared for the Fiestas Patrias Springfield Soccer Tournament and Festival. Along with the raucous excitement at the fútbol tournament (which awards more than $7,000 in cash and trophies to the winning teams), there will be music, food vendors, folk dancers, beer garden, a performing duck (named Chichicolate) and lucha libre wrestling matches for the kids. (You’ve seen Nacho Libre, right? Then you get the idea.) See Friday Calendar.







THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Sunrise 6:48am; Sunset 7:30pm, Av High 78; Av Low 48, SnarkCast: SILENCED

Arts/visual Exhibit of paintings by Jerry Ross, noon-5pm today through Sept. 15, Silvan Ridge Winery, 27012 Briggs Hill Rd. FREE.

An opening for the Mayor’s Art Show, 5:30pm, Jacobs Gallery. FREE.

An opening for the Salon des Refusés art show, 6:30pm, New Zone Gallery. FREE. 

Farmers’ Market Farmers’ market, noon-5pm, 8th Ave. & Oak St. FREE.

Food/drink Wine tasting: Organic wines, 5pm-8:30pm, Wine-Styles. $5.

gatherings Nonviolence as a Way of Life Conference, 9am today, 7am tomorrow and 7am Sept. 13, UO campus. www.nonviolentliving.org

Preview of Women in Transitions program, 4pm, LCC. Register, 463-5353. FREE.

“Ron Paul Truth” rally, feat. Jaynee Germond speaking, 5pm, Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza, 800 Oak St. FREE.

McKenzie Watershed Council meets, 6pm, EWEB. FREE.

“America’s Response to AIDS in Africa: A First-hand Perspective,” w/Lindsey Reynolds sharing photos and experiences from her research in Africa, 6:30pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Mount Pisgah Arboretum Nature Guide Training, 6:30pm, Morse Ranch House, 595 Crest Dr. mtpisgfr@efn.org or 747-1504. FREE.

Lectures Literary Craft: “Transition Tricks: Getting from Here to There,” John Reed, 6:30pm, Tsunami Books. $10, $5 stu.

Science Pub: “Spinach on the Side: E. coli in Our Lives,” Jay Mellies, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Literary arts Lily Koppel reads & signs The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal, w/reception, 7pm, UO Bookstore. FREE.

music Rykarda Parasol, 6pm, CD World. FREE.

An Acoustic Evening with Al Stewart, 8pm, Hult Center. 682-5000. $25-$29.50.

Fatigo, Jump Back Heart Attack! 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

Willy Porter, Raining Jane, 8pm, WOW Hall. $15 adv., $17 door.

Hi-Fi Ramblers, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $3.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses investing in CDs, mutual funds, stocks and bonds in this economic and political climate, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

“New Dimensions” presents “The Sacred Story of Evolution” w/Michael Dowd, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Spiritual Interfaith Prayer Service, 6:45pm, First Christian Church, 1166 Oak. 344-5693. FREE.



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Sunrise 6:49am; Sunset 7:28pm, Av High 78; Av Low 47, SnarkCast: BLUDGEONED

Arts/visual Exhibit of paintings by Jerry Ross continues. See Thursday, Sept. 11.

An opening for five exhibits, 5:30pm, Emerald Art Center. Spfd. FREE.

An opening for the Mayor’s Teen Art Show, 6pm, Maude Kerns Art Center. FREE.

Farmers’ markets Springfield farmers’ market, 9am-3pm, on Main Street between 5th and 6th. FREE.

Veneta farmers’ market, 2pm-6pm, in Veneta, turn south off Hwy. 126 at the light, go three blocks, on the left. FREE.

Film Cottage Grove Regional Film Festival, 6pm-11:30pm today; 2pm-11:30pm tomorrow and Sept. 14, Cottage Grove Community Center and Centro Del Sol. 942-6906. $6-$10; $20-$25 weekend pass.

Food/drink Wine tasting w/Andrew Rich, OR/WA wines, 5pm-7pm, WineStyles. FREE.

Blind wine tasting, 6:30pm, Wine-Styles. $10.

Gatherings Eugene Celebration, parades, music, vendors, health & well-being tent, film festival and much more, daily today, tomorrow and Sept. 14, downtown Eugene. $12 wristband, $5 Sunday only; some events are FREE; kids under 12 are FREE.

City Club Friday Forum: “Debating Mayors: Piercy-Torrey Redux,” w/Kitty Piercy and Jim Torrey, 11:50am, Eugene Hilton. $3.

Pacifica Forum: “Free Speech, Intellectual Elbows and Sept. 11, 2007,” presentation by Orval Etter, 3pm, EMU, UO. 344-0483. FREE.

Helios’ Green Drinks progressives social, 5pm, World Café. FREE.

Fiesta Latina, feat. music, dancing, food & crafts, 6pm-10pm today; 11am-10pm tomorrow and 11:30am-6pm Sept. 14, Island Park, Spfd. www.fiestalatinaoregon.com $7, $5 w/three cans of food, FREE under age 10.

Fiestas Patrias Springfield Soccer Tournament & Festival, 3pm-9pm today, 10am-10pm tomorrow and Sept. 14, near the Regional Sports Center, 32nd & Main St., Spfd. $10, Friday-only $3, FREE child.

Teen Game Night, 6pm, Sheldon Library. 682-8316. FREE.

Nonviolence as a Way of Life Conference continues. See Thursday, Sept. 11.

Kids/families Mad Hatter Tea Party & Reception, 5pm, Springfield Library. 726-2300. FREE.

Lectures Peace: “Speak Peace in the World of Conflict,” Marshall B. Rosenberg, 7pm, Atrium Bldg., 10th & Olive. $5-$20.

Physics: “Cracking Open the Universe,” discussing the Large Hadron Collider w/UO physics professors Jim Brau, Graham Kribs & Eric Torrence, 7pm, 150 Columbia, UO. FREE. 

music Dreaming Tree Trio, 6pm, outside of Supreme Bean, 29th & Willamette. FREE.

Eugene Symphony presents an audition concert w/Danail Rachev, conductor, feat. Schubert, Prokofiev & Borodin, 8pm, Hult Center. FREE.

The Comedy Workout: Andy Schanze & Chris Pender, 7pm; The Comforters, 8:30pm; Brian Cutean, 10pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE w/EC wristband.

Weinland, Bright Red Paper, Berry, The Tunnel Kings, 9pm, WOW Hall. FREE w/EC wristband.

Amelia, Ehren Ebbage, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+ $6.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses ways to increase safety at schools with Joseph A. Lieberman, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

Spiritual “Weaving a New Global Tapestry,” Peruvian Q’ero shamans perform a visioning ceremony, 5pm, Eugene Waldorf School. 915-9237. $25 adv., $30 door.

“Eckhart Tolle’s The Art of Presence,” screen presentation, discussion & refreshments, 7pm, Inside Edge Program, SGC, 390 Vernal St. www.InsideEdge-Eugene.org $5-$8. 



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Sunrise 6:50am; Sunset 7:26pm, Av High 77; Av Low 47, SnarkCast: PIXING

Arts/visual Exhibit of paintings by Jerry Ross continues. See Thursday, Sept. 11.

Farmers’ markets Farmers’ market, 9am-4pm, 8th & Oak St. FREE.

Southtowne farmers’ market, 9am-3pm, 28th & Oak St. FREE.

Film Cottage Grove Regional Film Festival continues. See Friday.

Gardening Le Tour des Plants, feat. half-hour landscape design consultations, bring photos and measurements, daily today, tomorrow and Sept. 20-21, Bloomer’s Nursery, 89719 Armitage Rd. 687-5959 to schedule appointment. FREE.

gatherings Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, with entertainment by Craig Sorseth, 10:30am; Youth Music Showcase, 11:30am; Swingin’ Marmalukeys, 12:30pm; Americanistan, 2pm; Calango, 3:30pm; Dana Vion & The Touchy Feeliacs, 5:30pm; Vibe Nation, 7:30pm, Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org FREE.

Lane County Dahlia Show, 10am-6pm today & tomorrow, Oakway Center. FREE.

“Intro to the Internet” for beginners, 10am, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE.

Songwriters workshop, 11am, Tsunami Books. 345-1956. $1 sug. don.

Nonviolence as a Way of Life Conference continues. See Thursday, Sept. 11.

Eugene Celebration continues. See Friday.

Fiesta Latina continues. See Friday.

Fiestas Patrias Springfield Soccer Tournament & Festival continues. See Friday.

Kids/families “Girl Scout for a Day,” for girls K-12, 11am-3pm, Shelter 2, Alton Baker Park. 485-5911 x120. $5.

Lgbt Hot Flash Dance Party, 5pm-9pm, Diablo’s Downtown Lounge. $8.

Music Richard Crandell, 1pm; The Comedy Workout: Leigh Anne Jasheway-Bryant & Newman, 2:15pm; ZAPP Dancers, 3:15pm; Ala Nar, 4pm; WYMPROV!, 5pm; John Shipe & Ehren Ebbage, 6:30pm; Sweet Papa Low Down, 8pm; Jessie Marquez & The Mike Denny Group, 9:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE w/EC wristband.

Emerald Valley Opry, 6:30pm, Willamette High School auditorium. $2-$5.

Von Iva, Sophe Lux, Medium Troy, Science Heroes, 9pm, WOW Hall. FREE w/EC wristband.

Dan Jones, Suzanne Benorden, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Outdoors/recreation Tri-Trail Challenge 7k/3k/1k run/walk, 9am, Frank Kinney Park. www.eclecticedgeracing.com or 484-9883.

Reptiles & amphibians walk w/Tom Titus, 10am, Mount Pisgah Arboretum. 747-1504. $5, $2 child.

Obsidians trips: Bellfountain, bike, 38 miles; Scott Mountain, hike, 9.7 miles; Sweet Creek, hike, 2.5 miles; Trestle Falls. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

GEARs rides: Junction City, Monroe, Coburg, 60 miles; Junction City, 28 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

Bike Lights Parade, 8:15pm, downtown Eugene. www.eugenegears.org $15 without EC wristband, $6 with wristband.

Social dance Contra dance, 7:30pm, Cesar Chavez School Gym, 1510 W. 14th. $7, $6 stu.

sporting event Rise Fighting Championship, 7pm, Lane County Fairgrounds. 504-6379.



SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Sunrise 6:51am; Sunset 7:24pm, Av High 77; Av Low 47, SnarkCast: BLOTTY

Arts/visual Exhibit of paintings by Jerry Ross continues. See Thursday, Sept. 11.

Comedy Brian Regan, 7:30pm, Hult Center. 682-5000.

film Under Story Filmskool Film Fest, 8pm, Sam Bond’s. $3-$20 (admission waived with donation of costume or prop).

Cottage Grove Regional Film Festival continues. See Friday.

Food/drink Vegetarian Supper Club hosts dinner party, theme: “Breakfast for Dinner,” 6pm, Eugene residence. RSVP at groups.yahoo.com/group/vegsupperclub

Gardening Whiteaker Plant Sale, proceeds benefit local organizations, 9am-2pm, Scobert Gardens Park. 686-4646. FREE.

Le Tour des Plants continues. See Saturday.

Gatherings Sunday Market, 11am-4pm, with entertainment by Acoustic Etouffee, 11am; Accordions Anonymous, noon; Kef, 1:30pm; Planet Loop, 3:30pm, Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org FREE.

Piccadilly flea market, 10am-4pm, Lane County Fairgrounds. $1.50.

Friends of Mosby Creek annual picnic, feat. potluck, speakers & tours, 1pm-4pm, Blue Mountain Park, 76132 Blue Mountain Schoo Rd. 767-9717. 

Nonviolence as a Way of Life Conference continues. See Thursday, Sept. 11.

Eugene Celebration continues. See Friday.

Fiesta Latina continues. See Friday.

Fiestas Patrias Springfield Soccer Tournament & Festival continues. See Friday.

Lane County Dahlia Show continues. See Saturday.

Music The Vipers w/Deb Cleveland, Skip Jones & the Spirit of St. Louis, The Streamliners, Al Rivers, 1:30pm-7pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Outdoors/recreation Run for Sustainable Schools, 5k/10k run & kid’s run, 9am, Alton Baker Park. www.eclecticedgeracing.com

Trees, forests, ecosystems walk w/Rich Kelly, 1pm, Mount Pisgah Arboretum. 747-1504. $5.

Obsidians trips: Black Meadow, hike, 9.8 miles; Fuji Mountain, hike, 3 miles; Green Lakes, hike, 9.6 miles; June-Hardesty, hike, 9.6 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

GEARs rides: Brownsville via Marcola/Brush Creek Road, 80 miles; Marcola, 48 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

Social dance Ballroom dance, 6pm, Vet’s Club ballroom, 1626 Willamette. 556-9133. $8, $5 stu.



MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Sunrise 6:52am; Sunset 7:22pm, Av High 77; Av Low 47, SnarkCast: PLODDING

Arts/visual Exhibit of paintings by Jerry Ross continues. See Thursday, Sept. 11.

Gatherings LTD Boards hosts a community meeting to review service reductions, 6pm, Creswell Community Center. FREE.

Greater Eugene Chorus offers vocal skills classes, 7pm, Wesley United Methodist Church, 1385 Oakway Rd. 341-3756. FREE.

Lectures Politics: “Witness to a Crime: A Citizens’ Audit of an American Election,” Richard Hayes Phillips, 6:30pm, World Café. FREE.

Native Plant Society presents “Habitat and Special Management at Fern Ridge Lake,” Wes Messenger, botanist with the Army Corps of Engineers, 7:30pm, EWEB. 746-9478. FREE.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses alternative medicine practices, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

Outdoors/recreation Walkabout: Skinner Butte Historic District, 9am, meet at Campbell Center. Register, 682-5318. $2.

Social dance Dance under a full moon, 7pm-8pm, Greenway bike bridge at VRC. 344-0748. FREE.

Spiritual Veggie Tales: God Made You Special Live!, 2pm & 6pm, First Baptist Church. 866-448-7849. $15-$25.



TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Sunrise 6:54am; Sunset 7:20pm, Av High 77; Av Low 47, SnarkCast: MAXIE

dance Goddess BellyDance demo w/LadyB, 7pm, 1125 Bailey Hill Rd. 485-8787. FREE.

Farmers’ Markets Farmers’ market, 10am-3pm, 8th Ave. & Oak St. FREE.

Creswell farmers’ market, 4pm-7pm, behind Creswell Library on Oregon Ave. & 1st St. FREE.

Gatherings Bladder Cancer support group meet, 5:30pm refreshments; 6pm meeting, Oregon Urology Institute, 2400 Hartman Ln., Spfd. FREE.

LTD Boards hosts a community meeting to review service reductions, 6pm, Prairie Mountain School. FREE.

Kids/family Jammie storytime, 7pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

Lecture Roy Bourgeois, founder of School of the Americas Watch, gives a public presentation, 7pm, First United Methodist Church, 1346 Olive. FREE.

Literary arts Windfall Reading Series presents poets Toni Van Deusen & Gary Lark, 7pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses what washes up on our beach with Bonnie Henderson, author of Stand, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

“Alternative Radio” presents Kevin Phillips’ lecture, “Swimming with the Sharks: U.S. Economy,” 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Outdoors/recreation Obsidians hike: Vivian Lake, 8 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.



WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Sunrise 6:55am; Sunset 7:19pm, Av High 77; Av Low 47, SnarkCast: BEEKER

Gatherings Eugene Symphony Guild preview of “The Firebird,” w/Giancarlo Guerrero & Terrence Wilson, noon, Hult Center. FREE.

Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council meets, 6:30pm, ODF Springfield bldg., 3150 E. Main St. FREE.

Lecture Arts: Jerry Ross discusses his paintings and schools of Italian art, noon, DIVA. FREE.

Literary arts Classics book group: Carry On, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

music The Living Legends, Sandpeople, Cool Nutz, The Bayliens, 9pm, WOW Hall. $15 adv., $18 door.

Student Loan, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” argues that minor changes to your lifestyle will have little impact on climate change, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

Outdoors/recreation Obsidians hikes: Fuji Mountain, 15 miles; Rexius Trail, 4 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

GEARs ride: Junction City via Lovelake, 30 miles, 6pm, Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Sunrise 6:56am; Sunset 7:17pm, Av High 76; Av Low 46, SnarkCast: HI-LITED

Farmers’ Market Farmers’ market, noon-5pm, 8th Ave. & Oak St. FREE.

Film Seniors in the Movies: No Country for Old Men, 2:45pm, Campbell Center. FREE.

gatherings LTD Boards hosts a community meeting to review service reductions, 6pm at South Eugene High School & 6pm at Willamette High School. FREE.

Lectures League of Women Voters of Lane County presents “Mysteries of the Oregon Ballot in 2008,” Bill Lunch, 12:15pm, Mallard Banquet Hall, 725 W. 1st. 343-7917. FREE ($12 for buffet lunch).

First Church of Christ, Scientist presents “Neutralizing Violence,” Ron Ballard, 7pm, First Christian Church, 1166 Oak St. FREE.

music Eugene Symphony presents “The Firebird,” with a program of Russian works, 8pm, Hult Center. $15+.

Lincoln Crockett, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

Atmosphere, Blueprint, Abstract Rude, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $20 adv., $23 door.

Izabella, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses Asperger’s syndrome (a type of high-functioning autism), 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

“New Dimensions” presents “Growing Into a Bigger Version of God” w/Michelle Prosser, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.



CORVALLIS EVENTS

Note - Continuation dates for out-of-town events are listed under the first day of the event.

Friday, Sept. 12 Tears of Joy Theater presents The Reluctant Dragon, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and 2:30pm Sept. 14, Majestic Theater. 738-7469. $5.

Saturday, Sept. 13 Farmers’ market, 9am-1pm, City Hall parking lot, Albany. FREE.

Corvallis artisans market, 9am-2pm, downtown Corvallis. www.corvallisartisansmarket.com FREE.

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire, 10am-6pm today & tomorrow, Kings Valley. www.shrewfaire.com or 541-929-4897. $9, $5 ages 6-12 and seniors, under 5 FREE.

Punk in the Park, feat. Resist, Adelitas, The Wobblies, Angries, Muckraker, Solid Gold & more, 1pm-9pm, Bruce Starker Arts Amphitheater. $7.

Misty River, benefit concert for Oregon Mennonite Festival for World Relief, 7:30pm, First Presbyterian Church of Corvallis. $15 adv., $18 door.

Sunday, Sept. 14 Passport to Healthy Gardens Organic Garden & Sustainable Living Tour, 10am-5pm, first stop is at 1363 NW Taylor, Corvallis. 541-752-3517. $8 adv., $10 dos.

Monday, Sept. 15 Blood drive, 10am-3pm, Corvallis Senior Center. 800-448-3543 for appointment. FREE.

Tuesday, Sept. 16 Senior Council meeting, 1:30pm, Corvallis Senior Center. FREE.



ON THE ROAD

Thursday, Sept. 11 Mount Angel Oktoberfest, music, beer, food chalets, Kindergarten with rides and shows, arts and crafts, car show, weiner dog races and more, Sept. 11-14, Mount Angel. www.oktoberfest.org

Sonny Rhodes, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Guys and Dolls, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and Sept. 13, Pentacle Theater, 324 52nd Ave., Salem. www.pentacletheatre.org $22-$23.

Friday, Sept. 12 The Rods & Rhodies SwapMeet and Art Faire, 4pm-9pm today and 10am-7pm tomorrow, Florence Events Center. 

Saturday, Sept. 13 Alejandro Escovedo, Carrie Rodriguez, 8pm, Aladdin Theater, PDX. $20.

Michael Franti & Spearhead, 9pm, Roseland Theater, PDX. www.doubletee.com

West Linn Arts Festival, live music, artwork, food, silent auction and more, 10am-7pm today & 10am-5pm tomorrow, Willamette Park, West Linn. www.westlinnartsfestival.com

Wine tasting: Southern Oregon wines, 1pm-4pm, The Wine Place, Yachats. FREE.

Mike Tracey Band, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Florence Old Town market, 10am-6pm today & 11am-5pm tomorrow, Florence. FREE.

Cranberry Festival, blessing of the harvest, crafts, parade, food, music, street fair and more, Sept. 13 & 14, Bandon. www.bandon.com or 541-347-9616.

Roseburg Family Harvest Festival, 9am-4pm, Stewart Park, Roseburg. FREE.

Sunday, Sept. 14 Moonviewing Celebration, 6pm-8:30pm today, tomorrow and Sept. 16, Japanese Garden, PDX. RSVP, 503-542-0280. $35.

Monday, Sept. 15 Spiritualized, 9:30pm, Berbati’s Pan, PDX. 21+. $25.

Squeeze, 8pm, Wonder Ballroom, PDX. 21+. www.monqui.com

Tuesday, Sept. 16 Does It Offend You Yeah, Team Robespierre, 9pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $14.

Thursday, Sept. 18 Richard Russo speaks, 7:30pm, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, PDX. 503-227-2583. $10.



ATTN: OPPORTUNITIES

Inspirational Sounds, a Gospel choir, is auditioning new members on Mondays. Toni, 747-3774 or Carol, 995-8459.

OSU Extension Service Master Gardener Program in Lane County invites applicants for its volunteer programs in Oregon. 682-4247. Deadline is Sept. 29.

BRING Recycling needs volunteer phone support 9am-5pm Mondays, Thursdays or Fridays. Training provided. 606-9093.

In Accord Community Choir seeks new singers. All ages welcome. No auditions required. Rehearsals are 7pm Tuesdays at the Mennonite Church, 3590 W. 18th. 342-6881.

Young adults in grades 6-12 are invited to submit a short story to the Springfield Library’s Teen Short Story Contest. Story must include the sentence: What if the note is wrong? Submission forms at www.wheremindsgrow.org/teens or at the library. Deadline is Oct. 31.