Join us in welcoming Bob and Rene as they return on August 11th to the Spencer Creek Growers Market. They’ll be appearing together as Wandering Thyme around 11 a.m. and then again at 1 o’clock with their ensemble Late for Dinner, an accomplished local acoustic band performing Americana and folk tunes.
We’re excited to welcome back Buffalo Gals to perform on the first Saturday in August from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Rachel Marcotte and Dr. Dianne Dugaw play and sing ballads, cowboy classics and lively dances from the roots of American music.
Join us for a day of Jazz at the Market when the Daniel Powell Quartet performs on July 28th. Daniel Powell has performed with the Metropolitan Saxophone Quartet in a number of venues in the Eugene area over the past several years.
Join us on Saturday, July 21st from 10 till 2 at the Spencer Creek Growers Market at the corner of McBeth Rd and Lorane Highway. Performing this Saturday will be The Sorrel Way Jam, a group of talented musicians who have been meeting weekly for an acoustic music jam and have performed locally for the past six years.
Also participating on Saturday will be 9 produce vendors, 5 craft vendors and 3 food artisans, including Genie’s Open Source Kitchen where you can try out a buffet-style, locally grown lunch featuring fresh picked greens, wild rice, barley and black beans — topped with your choice of any or all of 6 amazing sauces! Get in a bit of shopping, grab a plate of healthy scrumptious food from our outdoor locavore kitchen, say hi to the goat kids, pull up a chair and enjoy the music!
Join us on July 14th at 11:30 for a performance by guitarist singer/songwriter Per Marshall. Get in a bit of shopping, grab a bite to eat at our acclaimed outdoor kitchen, pull up a chair and enjoy the music!
Join us Saturday July 7th from 10 till 2 at the Spencer Creek growers market for a hands-on basket making demonstration. Learn how to make cordage and braids from natural materials and practice techniques including coiling, twining and weaving. Members of the Columbia basin basketry guild and market members will be there to help you and answer questions about this age old craft.
We’ll also have an experienced spinner demonstrating the art of spinning yarn. Join in the market community and enjoy music, farm fresh food and learn a new skill.
Live Music this Saturday will be provided by Sean Gill beginning at 11:30. If you’ve yet to hear a performance, you’ll be floored by Sean’s percussive fingerstyle virtuosity! See you there!
Join us on June 23rd when René & Bob — from Wandering Thyme — will host an acoustic jam/song circle beginning at 11:30 a.m. All instruments, all levels are welcome!! Enjoy an all-local lunch at our outdoor cafe and shop for fresh veggies, honey, chicken & duck & goose & quail eggs, sample the marvelous offerings of our Food Artisans and check out the fine pottery, fiber arts, jewelry and body care products offered by K.B. Townsend Studio and Sacred Kitchen Alchemy. Our professional knife sharpener is back in town so if you want a superfine edge on our favorite knife or cleaver, drop that into your shopping bag before you head on out! Kick off your Summer by stopping at the Spencer Creek Growers Market!
This coming Saturday, June 2nd, we have three scheduled music performances. We’ll open with local singer/songwriter guitarist Delina Rose at 10:30. Delina will be followed at 11:45 by Bluegene, Rick Leighton’s unique mix of Jazz and Folk/Rock compositions. At 1 o’clock you’ll want to catch the performance by Fresh Ham, Eugene’s acclaimed Jazz Trio!
We’ll also have a plethora of Produce and Craft vendors along with our marvelous Food Artisans! Genie will have her amazing outdoor locavore cafe all set up and dishing out fresh grains & greens along with an array of toppings! Come on out, do a bit of shopping, grab a plate of food, then sit and enjoy the music!
The Spencer Creek Growers’ Market opens the 2016 season on May 26th with lots of fresh greens and other early season produce along with plenty of plant starts, a wide array of crafts, fresh-baked sourdough bread, fabulous cookies, vegan and paleo muffins, cakes, tarts & savories and delicious fresh food and fresh roasted coffee from our very own Café la Grange.
Opening Day performers include the Garden Variety Trio, The Ridgeline Ukulele Extravaganza and Chico Schwall. Details of these performances can be found on our 2018 Music Calendar.
The market can be found behind the Spencer Creek Grange, which is located on the corner of Lorane Highway and McBeth Road, just outside Eugene. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This coming Saturday, October 7th, the Spencer Creek Growers Market will hold its 8th Annual Harvest Fair. We’ll have an all-day cider pressing — bring up to 3 bushels of apples (roughly 6 five gallon buckets) and either bring your own juice containers or purchase them at the market. We’ll be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m during which we’ll have five live music performances. Our outdoor Cafe la Grange restaurant will feature salmon chowder, vegan autumn vegetable soup, bread rolls, gluten-free corn bread, fresh green salad, honey walnut pie and apple/plum pie with whipped cream. We’ll also have a corn-holing competition for all ages. Enjoy an old-fashioned country market where you’ll find plenty of fresh veggies along with crafters, food artisans, miniature dairy goat kids and a delicious all-local lunch with plenty of outdoor seating!