Out & About: Oct. 11th-Oct. 13th

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It’s time for all those little duckies to float down the Willamette River. The annual Great Rotary Duck Race happens Saturday. Ticket sales are closed, but you can join in the fun at Alton Baker Park. The pancake breakfast is at 9 a.m., kids’ activities are at 10 a.m., and the duck race starts at noon.

You can also take part in the walk to end Alzheimer’s this Sunday. It’s the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. KEZI 9 News Anchor Matt Templeman will emcee. The walk starts at 2 p.m. at Alton Baker Park. Registration for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s starts at 1 p.m.

The latest Radio Redux show opens Friday. Actors are performing the noir crime mystery, Sam Spade and the Buddha’s Tooth Caper. The group performs in the style of a 1940s radio program. Shows are at the Wildish Theater in Springfield. Tickets start at $13.

Learn to dance, do yoga, or make art. The Reach Center is hosting an open house called Refurbish the Reach Center for you to check out their programs. There will be free classes all day, along with a bake sale, art exhibit and more. It’s from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Reach Center on 25th Avenue and Harris Street in Eugene. At 5 p.m., there will be a dinner theater. Tickets for that are $25.

Get ready to tackle your home improvement projects at the Lane County Home Improvement Show. All sorts of vendors will be on hand to help you get started. That happens Friday through Sunday at the Lane County Fairgrounds in Eugene. Admission is free with canned food donations for FOOD for Lane County.

For more information on these and other great events or to submit your own, click here.

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