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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 6.19.08

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You may’ve missed your chance to be a groupie for The Grateful Dead on their endless tours of the early ‘90s, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the Dead experience. Check out Bob Weir and RatDog at the Cuthbert this week and you’ll surely be immersed in the Dead heat of it all. Founding GD member and rhythm guitarist Bob Weir will play the Grateful Dead tunes that seem to have been stuck in your tape deck since before you knew what a compact disc was, along with some covers and a few original songs. The scenecast calls for heavy clouds of green smoke with light sprinkles of nonstop jam rock. Allman Brothers spinoff band Gov’t Mule opens the show. See Friday Calendar.

Sometimes the weekly Saturday Market is just too much of a time commitment for arts and craft vendors juggling work, school, kids and needy partners. So Amy Vellutini and Megan McQueen (both stay-at-home moms, bless their souls) decided to create an urban craft show for local artists who primarily hawk their wares on websites like Etsy, eBay or their own personal blogs. The idea behind the Meet Your Maker indie craft fair is to get these mostly online artists away from their craft tables and shipping materials and into a local craft scene that could nourish connections in the public sphere. Head down to Midtown Marketplace on Saturday evening to peruse the quirky onesies, baby leg warmers and coffee cup insulators and get to know local crafters like Loopd (Vellutini), Le Petite Vie (McQueen), Evil Twin Publications (Amber Gayle), local artist Marilyn Kent and over fifteen others (there will be wine tasting, too!). See www.meetyourmaker.net and Saturday Calendar.

Welcome to Bump Skool, featuring Eleven Eyes, Disco Organica (pictured) and The Essentials. It’s a lineup of local acts we often see at various Eugene clubs, dives, bars and festivals. But now we get to see them all together at the illustrious WOW Hall. (We hear people drive from Portland because they prefer the WOW experience to anything PDX has to offer.) And to add to the fun, the entire show will be broadcast live on Eugene’s independent radio station, KRVM 91.9 FM. The up-and-coming funksters of Eugene play their hearts out while you pay a sliding scale admission of $5 to $500, with proceeds benefiting KRVM, so check it now, you funk soul brother (or sister). See Saturday Calendar.


Sunrise 5:30am; Sunset 8:59pm, Av High 74; Av Low 48, SnarkCast: HOCK-IT

Benefit “Bites for Rights,” local restaurants donate 15 percent of gross proceeds to Basic Rights Oregon, all day, Poppi’s Anatolia, Morning Glory Café, Moxie, Ring of Fire, The Savoy Truffle, Sweet Life Patisserie.

Farmers’ market Farmers’ market, 2pm-7pm, 8th & Oak St. FREE.

Food/drink Wine tasting: “Pinots on Parade,” 5pm-9pm, WineStyles. $5.

Gatherings “Intro to Long Distance Cycling,” presentation by Sarah Schirmer, 7pm, REI. RSVP, 465-1800. FREE.

lecture “Essential Tremors: It’s Not Parkinson’s,” Nick Richmond, 1:30pm, Willamalane Center, Spfd. FREE.

music Railroad Earth in-store performance, 5pm, CD World. FREE.

Railroad Earth, 8pm, McDonald Theatre. $18 adv., $20 door.

The Pears, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $2.

Fred Van Vactor, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” pleads with its guest, Alaska Writer Laureate John Straley, “We can’t stop here! This is bear country!” 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

“Thursday Night Jazz” presents the “Joni Mitchell Jazz Radio Special,” 10pm-1am, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Outdoors/recreation Obsidian hike: SW hills of Eugene, 4 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

Theater The Memory of Water, 8pm today, tomorrow and June 21, Very Little Theatre, 2350 Hilyard. www.thevlt.com or 344-7751. $10-$14.


Sunrise 5:30am; Sunset 8:59pm, Av High 74; Av Low 48, SnarkCast: SHUGGABEAR

dance Dances of the Middle East, feat. Tribalation! 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $4 sug. don.

Farmers’ market Farmers’ market, 9am-3pm, Springfield Museum parking lot. FREE.

Film “Amy Tan’s Where Does Creativity Hide?” w/discussion, 7pm, Inside Edge Program, SGC, 390 Vernal St. www.InsideEdge-Eugene.org $5-$8. 

Food/drink Wine tasting: Wine steward’s specials for under $10, 5pm-7pm, The Broadway. FREE.

Wine tasting: Blind wine tasting, 6:30pm-8:30pm, WineStyles. $10.

Vegan potluck, 7pm, McNail-Riley House. 341-1690. Bring utensils & plates.

Gatherings Black Sheep Gathering, w/sheep and goat shows, workshops, classes, trade show, fiber arts, spinning circles, demonstrations and more, 9am-6pm today, 9am-5pm tomorrow and 9am-4pm June 22, Lane County Fairgrounds. www.blacksheepgathering.org FREE.

Diabetes support group, 10am, Campbell Center. 687-9703. FREE.

Community Trainings for Local Businesses & Employees on “How To Interact with Olympic Trials Visitors,” noon, Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce, 1401 Willamette. 242-2350. FREE.

Pacifica Forum: “PF and the R-G,” 4pm, EMU, UO. FREE.

lectures “Beyond the Tipping Point: Earth’s Climate Crisis,” Alder Fuller, 6:30pm, Euglena Academy. www.euglena-academy.net FREE.

Literary arts Poets Erik Muller & Leonard Cirino and guitarist David Rogers perform, 5pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

Open Mic for musicians, poets, stand-up comics, 6:30pm, The Moon Upstairs, 228 Main, Spfd. FREE.

“No Adults Allowed” summer reading book group for grades 1-6, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

music Bob Weir & RatDog, Gov’t Mule, 7:30pm, Cuthbert Amphitheatre. www.thecuthbert.com or 682-5000. $35 adv., $40 door.

Arithmetic Danger Club, The Tunnel Kings, Trufflehunter, Circa Vitae, 8pm, WOW Hall. $5. 

Mod Lewis, Sonny & the Moon-lighters, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+ $6-$8.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses restorative justice and talks with a grandfather of said practice, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

Outdoors/recreation Obsidians trip: Blacklock Point, backpack trip June 20-22. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

Spiritual “Wholeness! The Power, Freedom & Bliss of the Awakened Self,” Elle Collier, 7pm, Tamarack Wellness Center. $10.

theater Hair, 8pm today, tomorrow and June 27-28 and July 5, 11 & 12; 7:30pm July 2 & 3, Actors Cabaret, 996 Willamette. 683-4368. $16-$19 ($35.95 dinner seating).

Harvey, 8pm today, tomorrow and June 27-28; 2:30pm June 22 & 29, Cottage Theatre, Cottage Grove. www.cottagetheatre.org or 942-8001. $11-$13.

The Memory of Water continues. See Thursday, June 19.


Sunrise 5:30am; Sunset 9pm, Av High 75; Av Low 48, SnarkCast: IT’S A HIT!

Arts/visual Art show & sale w/work by Susan Staffel, Elaine Pruett & Lynn Frost, 11am-4pm, 665 City View Blvd., Spfd. FREE.

A reception for “Landscapes of Oregon by Northwest Artists” exhibit, 3pm, White Lotus Gallery. FREE.

Benefit Humane Society of Cottage Grove Golf Tournament & Scramble benefit event, 8am, Middlefield Golf Course, Cottage Grove. 942-9183. $45, $180 team of 4.

“Wine About the Dog Days of Summer” benefit event for Greenhill Humane Society, feat. wine tastings, music, adoptable dogs & cats & more, noon-9pm, WineStyles. Don.

dance Ta-Da Dance presents “iDance,” 7pm, Hult Center. 682-5000. $12-$15.

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

Southtowne Farmers’ Market, 9am-3pm, 28th & Oak St. FREE.

gatherings Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, with entertainment from Ken Silverman, 10am; Lorna Miller, 11am; David Bowers, noon; Kay Rose, 1pm; Ishiana & the Foundation, 2pm; Vega, 3:30pm, Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org FREE. 

“Cut Flower Arranging 101,” mini-clinic, 10am at Gray’s Garden Center Springfield. FREE.

“Great Reads @ Your Fingertips” computer mini-clinic, 10am, Downtown Library. Register, 682-5450. FREE.

Dog adoption opportunity, off-site adoptions from Greenhill Humane Society, 11am-4pm, LexiDog Boutique, 5th St. Public Market. FREE.

“Meet Your Maker,” local, indie handcraft fair, 6pm-9pm, Midtown Marketplace, 1591 Willamette. www.meetyourmaker.net FREE.

Summer Solstice Celebration, feat. Norma Fraser, fire dancers, more, 7pm, Sweet Cheeks Winery, 26961 Briggs Hill Rd. www.sweetcheekswinery.com $10.

Black Sheep Gathering continues. See Friday.

lgbt Rowdy Rainbow River Womyn lesbian social, 5pm, Country Side Pizza & Grill, 654 River Rd. 514-1639. FREE.

Music Americanistan w/Luminessah dancers, 6:30pm-9pm, Iraila’s, 24th & Hilyard. FREE.

Summer Solstice Celebration, feat. Norma Fraser, fire dancers, more, 7pm, Sweet Cheeks Winery. 349-9463. $10.

KRVM’s “Bump Skool” live on-air broadcast and benefit concert, feat. Eleven Eyes, The Essentials, Disco Organica, 8pm, WOW Hall. $5-$500.

Dave Gross and High Street, 8pm, Tsunami Books. $5.

The Reward System, Endr-1, James B, 3 Blind Mics, Big Balou, 10pm, John Henry’s. 21+. $3-$5.

Amelia, Bryn Loosly, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Outdoors/recreation Datalogic 5k run, 9am, Datalogic headquarters. www.eclecticedgeracing.com or 484-9883.

Go Skateboarding Day Skate Jam, 1pm-5pm, Meadowview Skate Park. Register, 682-5329. FREE.

Eugene Tree Foundation leads a walk to new greenway at the Mill race, 1pm, meet at corner of Lindley and Bardell St. (east of Autzen Stadium). FREE.

Obsidian trips: Brice Creek, hike, 7 miles; Tamolitch Pool, hike, 4.2 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

GEARs rides: Creswell via River Drive & Howe Ln., 55 miles; Pleasant Hill short, 32 miles, 9am, Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

Social dance Jose Cruz presents a salsa dance, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

theater Roving Park Players present The Importance of Being Earnest, 6pm today & tomorrow at Bethel Community Park; 6pm June 26 & 27 at Campbell Center garden; 6pm June 28 & 29 at Island Park, Spfd. FREE.

The Memory of Water continues. See Thursday, June 19.

Hair continues. See Friday.

Harvey continues. See Friday.


Sunrise 5:29am; Sunset 8:58pm, Av High 73; Av Low 47, SnarkCast: RAPTURE-READY

film Great Film Directors Seminar: Francois Truffaut, Shoot the Piano Player, Jules and Jim and Day for Night, 1pm-6:30pm, DIVA. 344-3482. FREE.

Playing Fair: The Media Image of the Female Athlete and Game Over: Gender, Race & Violence in Video Games, 7:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. FREE.

Gatherings Living History Day at the Shelton-McMurphy-Johnson House, 11am-3pm, 303 Willamette (base of Skinner Butte). $3, $1 child, $5 family.

Midsummer Scandinavian potluck picnic, noon-4pm, Alton Baker Park, Bring food and utensils.

Black Sheep Gathering continues. See Friday.

Music Larry Pattis, 4pm, Tsunami Books. Don.

New Horizons Band, 6:30pm, Wash-burne Park, 20th & Agate. FREE.

Guitar Recovery Project, Ryan Orr, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $3-$5.

On the air “The Sunday Morning Hangover” interviews ‘60s pop songwriter Margo Guryan, 11am, KWVA 88.1 FM.

Outdoors/recreation Oregon Wild-guided hike: Upper Middle Fork Willamette River, 4-6 miles, 9am, carpools depart from Eugene. RSVP, www.oregonwild.org

Obsidian trips: Crescent Mountain, hike, 8.6 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

GEARs rides, depart 9am from Alton Baker Park: Wolf Creek, 70 miles; Crow via Central, 40 miles, depart 9am from Twin Oaks Elementary: Wolf Creek, 50 miles. www.eugenegears.org

Spiritual Vajrasattva empowerment by venerable lama Tsang Tsing, 1:45pm, KDC Dharma Center, 917 E. 43rd. 485-3961. $20.

Theater Harvey continues. See Friday.

Roving Park Players’ The Importance of Being Earnest continues. See Saturday.


Sunrise 5:31am; Sunset 9pm, Av High 75; Av Low 48, SnarkCast: PONYTAIL

Gatherings Coast Fork Council leads a tour of their recent efforts at invasive removal and planting, 6pm, Garden Lake Park, Creswell. FREE.

Oregon Bach Festival: InChoir: Sing along with the masters, 7pm, Hult Center. www.oregonbachfestival.com or 800-457-1486. $10.

“Cycling 101” clinic, 7pm, REI. RSVP, 465-1800. FREE.

Kids/families “Firefly Follies,” w/juggling comedians Charlie & Zephyr Brown, 11am & 2pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Music Homesick Elephant, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

Earth, Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Parade of Storms, 9pm, WOW Hall. $10 adv., $12 door.

Breanna Paletta & Justin Bennett, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $2.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses crimes against wildlife and the hidden underworld of animal assasinations, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

Outdoors/recreation Obsidians hike: Washburne/China Creek Loops, 5 miles (Coast/Beach). RSVP, otrials@obsidians.org


Sunrise 5:31am; Sunset 9pm, Av High 76; Av Low 48, SnarkCast: QUEENBEE

Farmers’ Market Farmers’ Market, local produce, plants, meats, flowers, food, 10am-3pm, 8th Ave. & Oak St. FREE.

Gatherings Sierra Club beer social, discussing LNG issues w/guests, 6:30pm, World Café. FREE.

Presentation on the work of Stove Team International, learn how you can volunteer, 7pm, REI. FREE.

Kids/families Just for Kids Talent Show for ages 4-18, 11:30am, Meadow Park, Spfd. Sign-up to perform: 736-4544. FREE.

“Got Bugs?” Brian & Wendy Stoner introduce teens to insects and insect-related jobs, 1pm, Downtown Library. FREE.

Crazy Critter Craft w/Holly Piper, 1pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

“Firefly Follies,” w/juggling comedians Charlie & Zephyr Brown, 2pm, Sheldon Community Center. FREE.

Lecture “Osteoarthritis: Just What is This? Can the Way I Eat Cause It?” Sunny Kierstyn, clinical nutritionist, 12:30pm, Willamalane Center, Spfd. 736-4444. FREE.

Music Ryan David Orr, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3.

on the air “Alternative Radio” presents Sunita Narain’s interview, “Rethinking Growth,” 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

“The Jefferson Exchange” wonders why we buy bottled water when it is filthier than our tap water, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

Outdoors/recreation Hike with the Obsidians: Kentucky Falls, 4.4 miles (Coast Range). RSVP, otrials@obsidians.org


Sunrise 5:31am; Sunset 9pm, Av High 76; Av Low 48, SnarkCast: HAUL-O

Arts/visual An opening reception for “Faster, Higher, Farther: The Spirit of Track-and-Field Sports,” “Edward Burtynsky: The China Series” and “The Thinking Body” exhibits, 5:30pm-8pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE.

Gatherings EWEB presents on “Basics of Water Service Delivery and Challenges in the Spring Blvd. Area,” 7pm, Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard. 684-5814. FREE.

Ellen Pinney of the Oregon Health Action Coalition presents on “Health Care Reform in Oregon 2008,” 7pm, EWEB. FREE.

Emerald Empire HempFest vol-unteer core meeting, 7pm, Washington-Jefferson Park. FREE.

“GPS 101” clinic, 7pm, REI. $15, FREE for REI members.

Kids/families The Nomadic Theater Company presents “The See-Saw Project,” 2pm today at Petersen Barn Community Center; 11am & 2pm at Downtown Library tomorrow. FREE.

Literary arts “Love to Read” book group, 10am, Campbell Center. 682-5318. 25 cents.

Classics book group: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

music Accordions Anonymous, 6:30pm, Coiner Park, Cottage Grove. FREE.

Quiet by Ten, Jenkins East, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

The Wailing Souls, Rootz Under-ground, 8:30pm, WOW Hall. $16 adv., $20 door.

Blind Willies, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses what’s hot and what’s not in the world of bathing suits, waistlines and fad diets, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

Oregon Bach Festival All-Stars perform live on-air, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Outdoors/recreation Wetland Wander at Checkermallow Access Point on Fern Ridge Bike Path, 9am. Binocs provided. 683-6494. FREE.

Oregon Wild-guided hike: Fall Creek evening hike, 4-6 miles, 3:30pm, carpools depart from Eugene. RSVP, www.oregonwild.org

Hike with the Obsidians: Clear Lake, 5.5 miles (Cascades). RSVP, otrials@obsidians.org

GEARs ride: Dillard Road/Bear Creek, 35 miles, 6pm, Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org


Sunrise 5:32am; Sunset 9pm, Av High 76; Av Low 49, SnarkCast: TRRRRUCK

Food/drink Wine tasting: “Best summer whites,” 5pm-9pm, WineStyles. $5.

Gatherings “Backpacking 101” clinic, 7pm, REI. RSVP, 465-1800. FREE.

Kids/families Nomadic Theater Company’s “The See-Saw Project” continues. See Wednesday.

lectures “Lost in the Woods: survival Checklist for Outdoor Treks,” John Miller, Lane County Search & Rescue, 1:30pm, Willamalane Center, Spfd. 736-4444. FREE.

“Swing, Tilt and Pull: The Sports Photography of David Burnett in a Digital World,” David Burnett, 6pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO. FREE w/admission.

Literary arts Jennie Shortridge reads from Love and Biology in the Center of the Universe, 6pm, UO Bookstore. FREE.

Reflective readers book group: Between the Bridge and the River by Craig Ferguson, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

William Sullivan gives a slideshow lecture on his new book, Oregon’s Greatest Natural Disasters, 7:30pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

music Willamette Concert Opera presents Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah, 6:30pm, Wildish Theater, Spfd. FREE.

Leslie and the Ly’s, 7pm, John Henry’s. 21+. $13 adv., $15 door.

Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’, Susan Tedeschi, 7pm, Cuthbert Amphi-theatre. www.thecuthbert.com or 682-5000. $30-$50.

Finn Riggins, The Daveys, Orem, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses why teens are so stressed these days (and whether they should chill the f*** out), 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

“New Dimensions” presents “Mythic Storytelling and the Ends of Time” w/Michael Meade, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Outdoors/recreation Hikes with the Obsidians: Brice Creek, 5.5 miles or 11 miles (two options); Spencer Butte, 6 miles (local). RSVP, otrials@obsidians.org

Kayak Competitions: Whitewater Rodeo and Downriver Race, 5:30pm-8:30pm, Knickerbocker Footbridge, Alton Baker Park. www.worldkayak.com FREE.

Theater Roving Park Players’ The Importance of Being Earnest continues. See Saturday.


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

Thursday, June 19 “Bites for Rights,” local restaurants donate 15 percent of gross proceeds to Basic Rights Oregon, all day, Burst’s Candies, Fireworks, Interzone and Old World Deli.

Friday, June 20 Oregon Shadow Theatre presents Anansi the Spider, 6:30pm, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison. $5.

The Sugar Beets, 7:30pm, Majestic Theater. $18 adv., $20 door.

“The Last Five Years”ACT special event, 8pm today & tomorrow, Albany Civic Theater, 111 W. First St. www.albanycivic.org or 541-928-4603.

Saturday, June 21 Farmers’ Market, 9am-1pm, City Hall parking lot, Albany. FREE.

Corvallis Artisans Market, 9am-2pm, downtown Corvallis. www.corvallisartisansmarket.com FREE.

Corvallis Environmental Center presents a “New Director at the New Brewery” celebration & fundraiser, 1pm-4pm, Block 15 Brewery, 3rd & Jefferson. $15 sug. don.

Solstice celebration w/labyrinth walk & taize, 7pm, Corvallis Friends Meeting House, 3311 NW Polk. 766-8090. FREE.

Sunday, June 22 Farmers’ Market, 9am-1pm, City Hall parking lot, Albany. FREE.

Wednesday, June 25 Concert in the Quad: Absolute, noon, OSU Bookstore Courtyard, Corvallis. FREE.


Thursday, June 19 She Wants Revenge, Be Your Own Pet, The Virgins, 8pm, Crystal Ballroom, PDX. $23.

Betty the Yeti, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and June 21, Pentacle Theater, Salem. 503-485-4300. $18.

Friday, June 20 Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, juried craft faire with more than 120 booths, vendors, entertainment, family activities and more, 10am-9pm June 20 & 21 and 10am-6pm June 22, Lakewood Center for the Arts & George Rogers Park, Lake Oswego. www.lakewood-center.org

Midsummer Scandinavian Fest-ival, dancing, music, food, Troll Stroll, Miss Scandinavia and more, June 20-22, Clatsop County Fairgrounds, Astoria. www.astoriascanfest.com $6 adult, $2 under age 12 for three-day pass.

Wine, Chocolate and More Festival, 2pm-9pm June 20 & 11am-9pm June 21, Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall. www.winechocolateandmore.com or 503-917-3005. $6, $3 children.

Phamous Phaces, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Herman’s Hermits, 8pm, Three Rivers Casino, Florence. 21+. $10-$15.

Saturday, June 21 “Bike for Bears,” free admission day for bike & bus riders, 10am-2pm, Oregon Zoo, PDX. FREE ($2 valet bike parking).

A Taste of Portland Dance, feat. Agnieszka Laska Dancers, Polaris Dance Theatre & more, 5pm, Imago Theatre, PDX. FREE.

Bite of Bend, many food booths, live music, beer, wine, Iron Chef competition, Oregon Marketplace and more, 11am-10pm June 21 & 11am-6pm June 22, Downtown Bend. www.thebiteofbend.com FREE.

Plein Air Art Festival Quick Draw Contest and live music, noon-2pm, Lincoln City bayfront. www.oregoncoast.org FREE.

Wine tasting: Pudding River Wine Cellars, 1pm-4pm, The Wine Place, Yachats. FREE. 

Soulicious, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Coastal Cuisine, benefit event for Florence Food Share, feat. wine & microbrew tastings, music, door prizes, 6pm-9pm, Three Rivers Casino, Florence. 800-585-3737. $50 sug. don.

Michael Franti & Spearhead, 8pm, Britt Pavillion, Jacksonville. www.brittfest.org or 541-779-0847. $30-$42.

Sunday, June 22 Misty River, 2:30pm, Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend. www.bendconcerts.com FREE.

Florence Old Town Market, 11am-5pm Sundays, Florence. FREE.

The Flying Karamozov Brothers, 8pm, Britt Pavillion, Jacksonville. www.brittfest.org $20-$32.

Monday, June 23 The Blakes, The Broken West, 9pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $8. 

Tuesday, June 24 The Dodos, The Oh Sees, Plants and Animals, 9pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $10. 

Au, Parenthetical Girls, Ah Holly Fam’ly, 9pm, Holocene. 21+. $6.

Kathy Mattea, 7pm, Stewart Park, Roseburg. www.halfshell.org FREE.

Thursday, June 26 Death Cab for Cutie, Rogue Wave, 6:30pm, Edgefield, Troutdale. www.mcmenamins.com $36.

Eric Jerardi, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Earth, Wind & Fire, 7:30pm, Britt Pavillion, Jacksonville. www.brittfest.org


Would you like to play tennis again? Join other tennis players weekday mornings at 21st and Polk St. Call Silky, 683-5402.

Shedd Institute is holding a musical donation drive. Drop off tax-deductible instruments 9am-6pm Mondays-Fridays or 9am-2pm Saturdays at The Shedd, 868 High St. For pianos or larger instruments, call 687-6526.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) invites adults ages 55 or older to make a difference in someone’s life. Attend presentation at 10:30am June 23 at the Campbell Center. 682-5318.