Category: Events

KLCC Brewfest 2018: Eugene’s Ultimate Annual Hoppy Hour

Words by Delaney Rea For the past 17 years, Eugene radio station KLCC has held their annual Brewfest fundraiser. The event is an opportunity for enthusiasts of all things hoppy to enjoy the creations of a plethora of Oregon breweries. Local breweries and homebrew enthusiasts get their chance to shine, and the community gets a chance to support the institution of public radio while enjoying quality brews. Initially, Brewfest started small. The first edition of the event included just 20 Lane County breweries. Though that may sound like no small number, Brewfest 2018 will play host to over 80...

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Top 10 Haunted Houses in Oregon

by Delaney Rea Halloween brings out something a little rare in all of us. Most of the year, we don’t actively search out ways to terrify ourselves. In the spirit of the spookiest holiday around, we find ourselves paying actual money for the privilege of getting the willies in truly major way. Haunted houses are a time-tested way to achieve fear nirvana. If you’re like me, it’s one of your favorite ways to celebrate Halloween that doesn’t involve an excessive level of candy consumption. To expedite the process of finding the very best haunted houses that Oregon has to...

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Eugene Munchie Must-Haves

Written by Nicole Scopelliti | Photo by Lauren Bruce When the late night cravings come calling, don’t fret. Eugene is home to many satisfying and affordable restaurants, cafes and food trucks that are guaranteed to satiate even the mightiest of munchies. Whether you’re searching for a savory burrito or looking to dive into the sweeter side of donuts and ice cream, you’re guaranteed to be satisfied. Below are some of Eugene’s  best places to grab some grub when you’ve got the munchies. Go ahead, treat yourself! The Dough Co. Not only does The Dough Co. serve up the best...

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Ask a “Cannisseur”

Written by Skyla Patton | Photo by Trevor Meyer There are a lot of holidays college students look forward to: at Christmas, you see your family after a long fall term. Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate your loved ones. On top of that, there are birthdays galore! But there’s one informal holiday that lights up the competition — 4/20! In honor of the greenest of holidays, we asked UO students a few 4/20 related questions. These included their favorite munchies and music, their favorite trending strain and what their plans are for the occasion. Here’s what they...

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That One Time I Met Snoop

Written by Delaney Rea | Photo by Lindsey Smith They say you should never meet your heroes. Luckily, that’s not really what happened here. On a sunny Saturday in April, Snoop Dogg brought his Mount Kushmore Wellness Retreat Tour to Eugene. In an inspired piece of cross-promotion with Snoop’s concert, local weed dispensary Jamaica Joel’s hosted a meet and greet with the rapper. He was joined by fellow hip-hop artist B-Real of the 90s rap super-group Cypress Hill. Both rappers would perform together that evening at the Cuthbert Amphitheater, in what was sure to be a must-attend event for...

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