Future for the Fairgrounds

EUGENE, Ore. — At the Lane County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, commissioners talked about the future of the Lane Events Center and Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds hired consultant Laura Niles to look at the history and current model of the fairgrounds to get a feel for where to go next. Niles says even with hard economic … Continue reading »

Coburg 2013 Antique Fair

COBURG, Ore. — Lovers of antiques and vintage treasures headed to Coburg Sunday to the 26th annual one-day antique fair. Organizers say this event has become a hot destination for antique collectors all over the west coast. “People tell me this show is the mecca of all outdoor one day shows and they just really … Continue reading »

Faerieworlds Realm at Mt. Pisgah

EUGENE, Ore. — People at Mt. Pisgah experienced another realm at the 12th annual Faerieworlds, Saturday. Everyone came in their unique costumes to make their fantasies a reality. From fairies to fantasy super heroes, people expressed themselves through appearance, dancing and singing. Fair co-producer Robert Gould says over the years the event has gained popularity … Continue reading »

Lane County Fair Offers Daily Deals

EUGENE, Ore. — When the Lane County Fair kicks off Thursday, some of the most popular specials will be available. All fair goers who purchase tickets before 5 p.m. Thursday qualify for the special. Fair organizers say the deals don’t end there. Seniors get into the fair for only $2 on Thursday for Senior Day, … Continue reading »

Protect Against Possible Theft at Fair

EUGENE, Ore. –The Lane County Fair starts Wednesday, and Eugene Police want to make sure that thieves don’t steal fairgoers’ good times. Police say in past years, there has been a notable increase with car break-ins during the fair and say there are simple things people attending the fair and neighbors can do to avoid … Continue reading »

Funtastic Carnival Hires for County Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fair kicks off Wednesday. The annual event is a tradition not just for fair fans, but for employees too. After a relatively quiet Monday morning, things were a bit more hectic by the afternoon. Organizers say much of the setting up is now underway, and will continue well into … Continue reading »

Lane County Fair Keeps Kids Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fair kicks off Wednesday and thousands of families are ready to gather at the fairgrounds. But how can people keep their kids safe among such huge crowds and reconnect if they get lost? At last year’s fair, there was an average of 15 kids separated from their parents every … Continue reading »

Funtastic Hires for the Lane County Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s go time, the Lane County Fair starts Wednesday. Not only can folks look forward to carnival games and rides, they can also earn some extra cash. Funtastic Traveling Shows is hiring people to help with the Lane County Fair this year. Seasonal hiring begins today at 1 p.m. at the Lane … Continue reading »

Hiring Fair for Veterans and Spouses

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The US Chamber of Commerce foundation is hosting a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses, Thursday. Companies big and small will be on hand to speak with those looking for a job, post deployment. There will also be a free workshop for one-on-one resume building and interviewing techniques. The event runs … Continue reading »

Lane County Fair Starts Set Up

EUGENE, Ore. — A little more than a week away from the Lane County Fair and setup is in full swing. The fair kicks off next Wednesday. Director of marketing Rachel Bivens says tents are being put up and stages are being assembled on the fairgrounds. Bivens says there are new things to do and … Continue reading »

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