Lane County Fair Announces Music Lineup

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re still months away from the Lane County Fair, but the excitement has already started. There are some big names headed to Eugene, including Trace Adkins, Josh Turner and Pat Benatar. The staff says having the big names in the lineup shows how much the fair has grown over the years, and … Continue reading »

Fair Collects 27,000 Pounds of Food

EUGENE, Ore. — Food For Lane County took home a bounty of canned goods following Sunday’s collection at the Lane County Fair. More than 27,000 pounds of food was collected. Fairgoers got free admission by dropping off three cans of food. More than 21 giant boxes were filled–each capable of holding at least a thousand … Continue reading »

Lane County Fair Wraps Up

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fair wrapped up after five days of fun. Crowds packed the fairgrounds for the last day Sunday. Anyone who went to the fair Sunday received free admission if they donated canned foods to Food for Lane County. Although the fair doesn’t have official attendance numbers yet, everyone working the … Continue reading »

A Fair Full of Flavor

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s a tough job, but somebody had to do it. KEZI 9 News Anchor Bob Schaper went to the Lane County Fair to tempt his taste buds and shows some of the more unusual examples of fair food.

Zombies Teach Disaster Preparedness

EUGENE, Ore. — If there were a zombie apocalypse, would you know how to survive? The folks at the Lane County Fair want to help you out the only way they know how–with a zombie demonstration that’s really a lesson in disaster preparedness. They say what started out as a tongue-in-cheek campaign by the Centers … Continue reading »

Out & About: July 26th-28th

There are a lot of ways to enjoy this weekend. Here are some ideas from 104.7 FM KDUK’s Valerie Steele. Out & About Links: Lane County Fair Coos County Fair Relay for Life Fern Ridge Beef Pit BBQ Jazz Station Benefit Concert Summer in the City: Movies — “Brave” For more information on these and … Continue reading »

Staying Cool at the Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — People at the Lane County Fair are having lots of fun, but fair coordinators don’t want safety to take a backseat to the excitement. They’re asking that people be sure to keep cool and take advantage of the resources provided. Lane County Fair staff realize that with the intense heat, people attending … 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 »

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