Be sure and include the Spencer Creek Growers’ Market on your must-do list for this Saturday, July 1st. We’ll begin with a performance by the Willamette Brass Quintet at 10:30, followed by local jazz/folk/blues/rock guitarist Rick Leighton at 11:45. In the afternoon we’ll feature Sean Gill, an accomplished guitarist who’ll be performing unique and inspired instrumental pieces from 1 to 2 p.m. And yes, in a pen behind the stage, the seven dwarf goat kids will performing all day long !!
Join us on June 24th when we’ll have performances by Dan McNalley in the morning, followed by singer/songwriter Delina Rose during the noon hour, followed by the dynamic father-daughter duo, Danny & Josephine, between 1 and 2 in the afternoon. Grab a plate of food at our outdoor cafe, pull up a chair and plan on making a day of it! We’ll also have several Nigerian Dwarf goat kids in the goat pen behind the stage that we’re sure you’ll enjoy meeting…
Because of the likelihood of rain today, the market will be set up in the downstairs dining area where we’ve carved out room for our market vendors. Today’s lunch includes organic New England style Kenearly Yellow Eye baked beans, mixed salad greens straight from our own garden and sourdough bread rolls, biscuits or both. There will also be a selection of delicious homemade condiments. During the Noon Hour we’ll have the Fresh Ham Jazz Trio performing tunes from a variety of eras. A free presentation by the Oregon Department of Forestry and the Northwest Land Conservation Trust will be taking place in the upstairs hall.
Our 2017 Season marks the appearance of two new Growers’ Markets, putting farm fresh produce within reach of more residents in the Pine Grove, Gimpl Hill and Bailey Hill neighborhoods just west of Eugene.
Join us on October 8th for our end of season celebration at the Spencer Creek Growers Market. This year’s Harvest Fair will feature 5 great local bands playing a variety of music while folks enjoy perusing the products of a plethora of produce and craft vendors.
Back Porch Soiree — whose style encompasses folk, bluegrass, celtic, cajun, country, swing and more — will perform October 1st at the Spencer Creek Market between Noon and 1 p.m. They will be followed by Jason Bailey, an accomplished performer on the hammer dulcimer, who’ll play from 1:15 p.m. till our 2 o’clock closing hour.
We’ll be hosting our last Acoustic Jam Circle at the Spencer Creek Market on September 24th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All levels and styles of players are welcome!
Join us on September 17th when Late for Dinner, one of our favorite local bands, will be playing their marvelous home-grown folk melodies from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. After a short break we’ll be featuring Eric Nicholson, another popular and accomplished local folk musician, from Noon to the close of market at 2 o’clock.
Sean Gill, an American Fingerstyle guitar player from Milwaukee, has recorded 5 instrumental guitar albums and will be performing at the Spencer Creek Market from 11 a.m. to Noon on September 10th. Sean will be followed by June Apple, a traditional Appalachian string band, who’ll be playing from 12:15 till 2 p.m.
Eugene folk musician Eric Nicholson will perform at the Spencer Creek Market from 10 a.m. to Noon on September 3rd. Eric will be followed by the Low Tide Drifters, who’ll be bringing their unique style of “underdog folk music” to the market. The Low Tide Drifters will play from 12:30 till 2 p.m.