The Good Vibes Marimba Band, comprised of marimba players from several middle schools in Eugene, will gather at the Spencer Creek Growers Market on Saturday, September 1st, and perform a wide range of popular tunes. Be sure and stop by and fill your shopping bag with a plethora of fresh veggies, sourdough bread, muffins, scones, cookies and more!! Stay for lunch and enjoy a plate or bowl of barley and wild rice, beans and green salad fixings together with multiple homemade sauces wrapped up in a whole grain tortilla rolled out that morning using locally grown organic Red Fife flour! Don’t forget to peruse the numerous craft vendors planning to set up and sell that day. See the full list of who’s selling and what they’re bringing. See y’all there!
Join us on August 25th when fourteen recent graduates from Adams Elementary perform in the Adams School Marimba Band at the Spencer Creek Growers Market at 11:30. These performers will have just returned from the Marimba Summer Camp. Be sure and catch these talented marimbists while enjoying a deliciously satisfying lunch — and remember to take home some fresh produce while you’re at it!
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!