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 »

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 »

Inflatable Cow, Pig at Lane County Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fair is right around the corner, and amazing things are already happening on the ground, including flying cows. On Thursday, the fair erected its giant inflatable cow, named Betty Sue Moo, on the roof of the ice arena. Betty Sue and her partner, an inflatable pig named Chris P. … 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 »

Donate Blood, Get a Pass to the Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — If you plan to attend the Lane County Fair, there’s a way to get in for free. All you have to do is donate blood. Lane Blood Center is offering a one-day pass to the fair to anyone who donates a pint of blood at its donor center on Willamette Street. The … Continue reading »

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