FFLC Collects Over 26,000 lbs. of Food

EUGENE, Ore. — FOOD for Lane County stocked its shelves Monday. Hundreds got into the Lane County Fair Sunday with a donation of three canned food items. Thirty-nine percent of residents in Lane County are eligible for emergency food assistance. Organizers say this year’s drive brought in about 26,000 pounds of food. FFLC-c says this … Continue reading »

Sea Lion Show Makes a Splash

EUGENE, Ore. — A show at the Lane County Fair is making a big splash. The Sea Lion Splash show features four female sea lions and two instructors who have quite a playful relationship. Tasty fish and the crowd’s laughter and cheers encouraged the sea lions who caught frisbees, waved and caught some air in … Continue reading »

Lane County Fair Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — Whether it’s the delicious food, intriguing acts, the rides or the concerts — there’s something for everyone at the fair. Day one of the Lane County Fair kicked off Wednesday. KEZI 9 News Reporter Sarah Hurwitz gives us a taste of the fair, starting with a look at a unique dog agility … Continue reading »

Lane County Fair Sets Up

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s one week until the Lane County Fair, but already signs of what’s to come are popping up at the fairgrounds. Organizers say you can expect plenty of new attractions this year. Although quiet now, the tents and stages are going up. Soon some of the silence will be replaced by rides, … Continue reading »

Pints for Passes Begins Sunday

EUGENE, Ore. — Pints for passes began Sunday, a partnership between the Lane Blood Center and Lane County fair that will get you a free ticket to this year’s events. The Lane Blood Center said June 1st through the end of July anyone donating blood will get a one day pass to the fair. This … Continue reading »

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 »

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