Out and About: August 31st-Sept. 3rd

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There are lots of fun activities going on in Western Oregon during this Labor Day weekend.

First, you can enjoy it by exploring Benton County. The Bounty of Benton County features a self-guided tour of wineries, farms and more. There will be all sorts of activities, including wine tasting, food sampling and historic tours. Passports are $20, which gets your free treats and special discounts. It happens September 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

You can listen to the acoustic sounds of the beautiful Colbie Caillat and the soulful Gavin DeGraw. They’re performing at the Cuthbert Amphitheater Friday night in Eugene. The concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are still on sale. They’re $35 for general admission and $50 for reserved seats. You can get those at TicketsWest or the Hult Center box office.

Catch the Ems’ last game of the regular season. They’ll finish up Friday night with the Spokane Indians. Admission is $6-$12. And since it’s Friday, you can pick up a $2-off voucher at Fred Meyer in Eugene or Springfield. The first pitch is thrown at 7:05 p.m. at PK Park in Eugene.

Rock out to the music of Frank Zappa. Pojama People, featuring Ike Willis, will be performing Zappa’s classic hits at the WOW Hall in Eugene Friday night. Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 at the door. The show kicks off at 9 p.m.

Ladies, here’s an event for you. REI and Willamalane are ready to teach you how to rock climb. Learn the basics and then try it out with their gear during Women’s Climb Night. It happens Friday from 7-8:30 p.m. at Willamalane Center for Sports and Recreation in Springfield. Best part–it’s totally free.

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