The Social

The Willamette Valley Old-Time Social is an annual celebration of old-time music and dance hosted in Eugene, Oregon.
Featured performers for 2019 include:
Hannah Lewis & Micah Spence from Detroit, MI 
Rats Gone to Rest from Portland, OR , Marta King from Portland, OR. and
Connor Maguire from East Bay, CA

Thursday, May 2nd at 7:00pm
An Old-Time Kick-off Party at First National Taphouse51 West Broadway in Eugene, OR
• Truman Price • Gossamer Strings • Breakers Yard • Eugene City Barnstormers
– $5 suggested donation at the door.

Friday, May 3rd at 6:00pm
Old-Time BBQ Social & Jam Fest at a private event venue in West Eugene about 20 min from Downtown Eugene. Enjoy a truly unique Eugene experience in a one-of-a-kind art barn for jamming, socializing and feasting on delicious pasture-raised pork from Longs Meat Market (we will have chicken & veggie options available, too!)  RSVP below for details and directions!
$10 suggested donation at the door.  RSVP Here!

Saturday, May 4th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Old-Time Workshops! The W.O.W Hall 291 W 8th Ave, Eugene, OR
Workshops for old-time fiddle, guitar, banjo, and voice. See online schedule for details.
$5-$10 per workshop. Tickets at the door.

Saturday, May 4th from 6:00pm -11:00pm
The Big Square Dance & Jamming! The W.O.W Hall 291 W 8th Ave, Eugene, OR
Hosted Jam in the Lounge from 6pm-11pm (bring your instruments!)
Flatfoot Dance Lesson with Hannah Lewis at 7:15 pm
Square Dance starts at 8pm with Lewis & Spence from Detroit, Michigan and Rats Gone to Rest from Portland. Marta King & Connor Maguire will call hot squares and teach everything from scratch! No experience, special clothes or partner needed, but friends are fun! Mud City square dances are a safe place for everyone - all ages and gender expressions welcome.
$8-$10. Tickets at the door.

Sunday May 5th from 10:00pm-12:00pm
The Sunday Farewell Brunch at a private farm in West Eugene about 20 min from Downtown Eugene. RSVP online for details and directions. Come on by the farm on your way out of town for coffee and delicious brunch items. Bring your instrument to catch a few more tunes before you say goodbye and head back home!
– $7 suggested donation at the farm. RSVP Here!

Sunday May 5th from 5:00pm-7:00pm
The Sunday Farewell Concert with Lewis & Spence from Michigan at Viking Braggot Co. Southtowne Pub - 2490 Willamette St. Eugene, OR 97405
 – $5 suggested donation at the door.

Remember that the festival is 100% volunteer-run, and every penny helps! Can't afford tickets? There are lots of volunteer opportunities to get in FREE!

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Sorry, we are MAXED OUT ON CAMPERS, TRAILERS, BIG RIGS at this point.