Workshops, shows, events in Lane County area through Nov. 15

Thursday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 13: Fermenting foods. Make pickles, salsa, hot sauce, fermented non-alcoholic beverages, corned beef. $20. Class options: Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield, 541-736-4444; Saturday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St., Eugene, 541-682-5373. suburbanhomecraft.com/classes

Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 14: 36th annual Lane County Home Improvement Show, Lane Events Center at the fairgrounds, 796 W. 13th Ave., Eugene (story, Page 3). Hours: Friday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. eugenehomeshow.com; 541-484-9247

Saturday, Oct. 13: Botany of oak trees and acorn processing, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mount Pisgah Arboretum, Eugene. “Oaks for the Land, Acorns for the People: Ecology and Sustenance of a Wild Local Food” presentation by Heron Brae, instructor at the Columbines School of Botanical Studies. Manual and electric methods of processing acorns. $60; arboretum members, $50. Pre-registration required at mountpisgaharboretum.com/workshop-registration or call 541-747-3817.

Sunday, Oct. 14: Bird walk, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Road (take exit 189 off I-5 south of Eugene and follow signs). Nature guides Julia Siporin and Joni Dawning identify vocalizations, habitats and behaviors of arboretum’s diverse aviary. All levels of birding experience welcome; bring binoculars. Option to continue walk until noon. $5; members free. Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Road (take exit 189 off I-5 south of Eugene and follow signs). 541-747-1504; mountpisgaharboretum.org

Monday, Oct. 15: Barn quilt painting, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. Start with pre-primed board, learn steps of drafting, taping and painting from Shelia Sinclair Synder. $107 in-district; $117 out. 541-736-4444; willamalane.org

 Monday, Oct. 15: Rose propagation, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1645 High St., Eugene. Eugene Heritage Rose Group workshop features Cindy Wise, Master Gardener. Make a new rose plant from cuttings of rare and unusual cultivars donated from members’ gardens. Materials provided. Free. For information send email to eugeneheritageroses@gmail.com

Monday, Oct. 15 through Saturday, Oct. 20: Baking with sourdough. Catch, care for, and use a wild sourdough culture for baking bread; presented by Kevin Prier of Suburban Homecraft. $20. Class options: Monday, Oct. 15, 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., Eugene, 541-682-5318; Wednesday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., River Road Park and Recreation, 1400 Lake Drive, Eugene, 541-688-4052; Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield, 541-736-4444; Saturday, Oct. 20, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard Street, Eugene, 541-682-5373. suburbanhomecraft.com/classes

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Closet cleaning strategies, 10 a.m. to noon, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. Presented by Pat Hillyer. $22/$28. 541-736-4444; willamalane.org

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Edible landscaping, 1 p.m., 1645 High St., Eugene. Eugene Garden Club meeting features Phil Gouy, president of One Green World Nursery in Portland. Free; public welcome. Sack lunch precedes meeting 11 a.m. www.eugenegardenclub.org

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Basic soldering skills, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. Assemble and solder a premade electronic hobby kit. $26/$31. 541-736-4444; willamalane.org

Saturday, Oct. 20: Mushroom foraging, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Road (exit 189 off I-5 south), Eugene. Lehi Shultz identifies edible, poisonous and medicinal mushrooms. Workshop includes carpooling to mushrooming location about 45 minutes away. $40 ($30 members). Pre-registration required at mountpisgaharboretum.com/workshop-registration/ or by calling 541-747-3817.

Sunday, Oct. 21: Scarecrow building and pumpkin carving, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Road (exit 189 off I-5 south), Eugene. Workshop by arboretum staff. Make a scarecrow, enter it for free in the Mushroom Festival’s Scarecrow Contest on Oct. 28. Pants, shirts, straw and pumpkins provided; guests may bring used clothes as well. $5 per pumpkin and/scarecrow. Meet at the White Oak Pavilion. 541-747-1504; mountpisgaharboretum.org

Monday, Oct. 22 through Saturday, Oct. 27: Cheesemaking. Prepare fresh hard cheese and ricotta; learn hard and soft cheese cultures and processes. Class by Kevin Prier also covers yogurt and kefir. $20. Class options: Monday, Oct. 22, 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., Eugene, 541-682-5318; Thursday, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield, 541-736-4444; Saturday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St., Eugene, 541-682-5373. suburbanhomecraft.com/classes

Tuesday, Oct. 23: Advanced soldering skills, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. Use a schematic to build a working circuit without the use of a hobby kit. $26/$31. 541-736-4444; willamalane.org

Tuesday, Oct. 23 and Wednesday, Oct. 24: Sustainable landscape training, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, OSU Extension Service office, 996 Jefferson St., Eugene. Water efficiency, soil mulching and composting, wildlife habitat, reduce use of pesticides and fertilizers. $25. Pre-registration required; applications at Extension office (hours 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.) or online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane. 541-344-5859

Wednesday, Oct. 24 through Saturday, Nov. 3: Fermenting kimchi and kombucha. Make and take home portions. $20. Class options: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., River Road Park and Recreation, 1400 Lake Drive, Eugene, 541-688-4052; Monday, Oct. 29, 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., Eugene, 541-682-5318; Saturday, Nov. 3, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St., Eugene, 541-682-5373. suburbanhomecraft.com/classes

Saturday, Oct. 27: Eugene Symphony Guild’s 2018 Fall Harvest Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St., Eugene. Silent auction, vintage clothing, bake sale, music, children’s corner, plants and bulbs, “instrument petting zoo.” $15; children 10 and younger, free. Buy tickets in advance or at door; eugenesymphonyguild.org.

Sunday, Oct. 28: Mushroom Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Road (exit 189 off I-5 south), Eugene. Co-sponsored by Lane Community College and Cascade Mycological Society. Hundreds of local mushroom species on display. Live local music; hourly nature walks with experts; scarecrow contest; fresh-pressed apple cider; food booths; local arts, crafts and plant vendors. Suggested donation $8,; arboretum members free. mountpisgaharboretum.com/festivals-events/mushroom-festival-2018; 541-747-1504

Thursday, Nov. 1: Homemade liqueurs, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. Kevin Prier demonstrates infused vodkas, fruit liqueurs, Limoncello and herbal liqueurs. Take home a favorite sample. $20. 541-736-4444; suburbanhomecraft.com/classes

Saturday, Nov. 3: Compost workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, Santa Clara Community Garden, 4110 River Road (behind St. Matthews Church), Eugene. Tim Foelker demonstrates “lasagna style” layered compost technique. Free. 541-321-0798

Saturday, Nov. 3: Medicinal trees walk, 10 a.m. to noon, Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Road (exit 189 off I-5 south), Eugene. Tour along riverbank paths led by herbalist Sue Sierralupe. $5; members free. 541-747-1504; mountpisgaharboretum.org

Monday, Nov. 5 through Saturday, Nov. 10: Homemade condiments. Tailor recipes for mayonnaise, mustard, relish and ketchup to personal taste. $20. Class options: Monday, Nov. 5, 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., Eugene, 541-682-5318; Wednesday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., River Road Park and Recreation, 1400 Lake Drive, Eugene, 541-688-4052; Saturday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St., Eugene, 541-682-5373. suburbanhomecraft.com/classes

Thursday, Nov. 8: Homemade spreads and appetizers, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. Hummus, tapenade, pesto, sun-dried tomato cream cheese. Take home a sample. $20. 541-736-4444; suburbanhomecraft.com/classes

Saturday, Nov. 10: Play in the rain day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Road (exit 189 off I-5 south), Eugene. Tree climbing, foam archery, hayrides, campfire cooking, more. Presented by Youth in Nature Partnership. 541-747-1504; mountpisgaharboretum.org

Monday, Nov. 12 through Saturday, Nov. 17: Sausage making with fresh, whole ingredients. Develop your own spice mix; presented by Kevin Prier. $20. Class options: Monday, Nov. 12, 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Campbell Community Center, 155 High St., Eugene, 541-682-5318; Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., River Road Park and Recreation, 1400 Lake Drive, Eugene, 541-688-4052; Saturday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St., Eugene, 541-682-5373. suburbanhomecraft.com/classes

Tuesday, Nov. 13: Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1685 W. 13th Ave., Eugene. Presentation by Elaine Sedlack, Eugene Master Gardener and former staff member of the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, on unusual forms of species maples and cultivars from Westonbirt Arboretum in southwest England. Doors open at 6:30 for sharing botanical samples. See thehardyplantgroup.org or email info@thehardyplantgroup.or

Thursday, Nov. 15: Chutney, peanut sauce and other holiday condiments, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St., Springfield. Make and take some home. $20. 541-736-4444; suburbanhomecraft.com/classes

 

Send calendar items for the Nov. 15 issue of HG Monthly by email to hg@registerguard.com. Deadline is 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5.

 

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