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Local Holiday Events

  • Inn at the 5th and 5th Street Public Market Holiday Night Photo

photo credit: Dave Bassett

One of the great things about our community is there is something for everyone! Check out the holiday events around town, including cooking classes, local markets, sporting events and shows.

Tonewood Trio at Sweet Cheeks Tasting Room
When: Friday, December 9, 2016 | 6:00pm-9:00pm
Where: The Fifth Street Public Market Tasting Room
Join us at our new tasting room, Sweet Cheeks on 5th, located at the beautiful Fifth Street Public Market! Each weekend we have live music Fridays evenings and delicious food specials. Open 12:00 – 9:00 pm, music from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.

University of Oregon Women’s Basketball
When: Friday, December 9, 2016 | 6:00pm
Where: Matthew Knight Arena

Classic Holiday Cheese Pairings
When: Friday, December 9, 2016 | 5:30pm-6:30pm
Where: Provisions Demo Kitchen (Address: 296 E. Fifth Ave. Eugene, OR 97401 United States )
Join our cheesemonger and resident specialty food expert Sam Rollins to explore the world of artisan cheeses. Each class will include a range of tasting opportunities, pairing discussion and a wealth of information about the cheesemaking process, methods, and history. All classes include discussion, tasting, wine and beer pairings at $30 per person.
Come get classy & stay cheesy with Sam!

Ballet Fantastique: The Book of Esther -- A Rock Gospel Ballet
When: Friday, December 9 | 7:30pm
Saturday, December 10 | 7:30pm
Sunday, December 11 | 2:30pm
Where : Hult Center (1 Eugene Center, 7th & Willamette)
BFan’s powerful and vibrant evocation of a classical biblical story of politics, resilience and faith, With Andiel Brown + UO Gospel Singers, singing a range of classic and contemporary gospel music.

Miracle on 5th Street
When: Saturday, December 10, 2016
Where: Fifth Street Public Market (296 E 5th Ave, Eugene, Oregon 97401)
All That Dance Company will partner with 5th Street Market to bring the market to life with live dance performances to delight ages young and old. Santa Claus himself will be at the event to check every child's list twice! The Candy Cane Queen will hand out candy canes to all the children. Don’t miss a stop outside of Goody’s Sweet Shop where the Mirliton dancers will sweeten up your night. Stop in from the cold at the International Café for hot cocoa and a spicy performance. Tiny snowflake dancers will twirl in the open courtyard as the magic of Christmas creates snowfall on Eugene for this very special night. This is a magical family event that you don’t want to miss.

2016 Holiday Farmers Market
When: Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Every weekend from November 19 - December 18, 2016
Where: Lane Events Center (796 W. 13th Avenue, Eugene OR 97402)
The Holiday Farmers Market features fresh produce, and unique locally made gifts.

2016 Saturday Market’s Holiday Market
When: Sat.-Sun., Dec. 10-11
Sat.-Sun., Dec. 17-18
Thur.-Sat., Dec. 22-24
10am-6pm (closing at 4pm on Dec. 24)
Where: Lane Events Center (796 W. 13th Avenue, Eugene OR 97402)

University of Oregon Basketball vs. Alabama
When: Sunday, December 11, 2016 |3:00 pm
Where: Matthew Knight Arena

Eugene Symphony: Amadeus -- The Film with Eugene Symphony
When: Sunday, December 11 | 6:00 pm
Where: Hult Center (1 Eugene Center (7th & Willamette)
Watch the Academy Award-winning film Amadeus, which details the life of Mozart, on a big screen above the stage while the orchestra performs the soundtrack live!

27th Annual Band and Choir Winter Concert
When: Monday, December 12 | 7:00 pm
Where: Hult Center (1 Eugene Center (7th & Willamette)
Experience the pride and talent of Shasta students as they perform on the Silva stage for the 27th year!

University of Oregon Basketball vs. Montana
When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Where: Matthew Knight Arena

Champagne French Regional Dinner
When: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 |5:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Where: Marche Restaurant
The last stop on this year’s regional dinner series brings us to a rich, wintry feast and, of course, lots of champagne!

Kids Holiday Cookie Exchange
When: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | 5:30 pm- 7:30 pm
Where: Provisions Market Hall ((296 E 5th Ave, Eugene, Oregon 97401)
Cookie exchanges are a favorite holiday event. Let your children experience the fun by learning delicious classics that they will be able to add to your annual exchange. We’ll clean up the flour and icing while you get that last minute shopping done!

Eugene Ballet Company: The Nutcracker
When: Friday, December 16 | 7:30pm
Saturday, December 17 | 2:00pm
Saturday, December 17 | 7:30pm
Sunday, December 18 | 2:00pm
Where: Hult Center (1 Eugene Center (7th & Willamette)
Experience the holiday spirit and a little magic with loved ones of all ages at The Nutcracker, Orchestra Next and the Festival Singers.

Eugene Ballet Company: The Nutcracker Tea
When: Saturday, December 17 | 12:00pm
Sunday, December 18 |12:00pm
Where: Hult Center (1 Eugene Center (7th & Willamette)
Make a lunchtime date of tea sandwiches and a tempting selection of sweets with your favorite little Prince or Princess at our Nutcracker Tea.

Bubbly Party
When: Saturday December 17, 2016 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Provisions Market Hall (296 E Fifth Ave
Eugene, OR 97401 United States)
Champagne is the queen of sparkling wines, but there’s a wide world of other bubblies out there–and the holidays are the best time for festive toasts. Come get in the spirit and stock up for all your holiday soirées at the annual bubbly party at Provisions Market Hall.

Dancing with the Stars Live! - We Came to Dance
When: Monday, December 19, 2016 | 8:00pm
Where: Hult Center (1 Eugene Center (7th & Willamette)
This all-new production showcases every type of ballroom and modern dance seen on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars.

University of Oregon Women’s Basketball vs. Idaho
When: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 |12:00 pm
Where: Matthew Knight Arena

Reveillon de Noel
When: Saturday, December 24, 2016 |5:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Where: Marché Restaurant (296 E. Fifth Ave. Eugene, OR 97401 United States)
Join us for the traditional Provençal Christmas Eve supper, on one of our favorite evenings of the year. There will be bouillabaisse, there will be treize desserts, there will be lots of holiday cheer. It’s already filling up, so reserve soon.


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