Jan. 14th, 2016 – Laser-Tag & Mini Golf!

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Game on!! Are you ready for a night of laser tag action and indoor putter golf! ExplOregon is headed back to Putters once again!!!

SOLD OUT (40 Person Limit – whoever signs up first will receive a link for buying the ticket)

Cost: $7.00

When (TIMES UPDATED!): Meet on Thursday, January 14, at 7:15pm in front of the REC Center. Bus will leave at 7:30pm. We plan to return to the REC Center at 10:30pm.

What to bring: Water Bottle, Athletic Shoes

Jan. 9th, 2016 – Ice Skating!

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Winter time means fun winter activities! Join us as we go ice skating in downtown Eugene at the Rink Exchange. All levels are very welcome!!!

Cost: $5.00 with UO ID (tell your friends to join! if we have at least 21 people going, we can get 20% discount) + $2.00 for skates rental  

When: meet in front of the Duckstore (Kincaid and E 13th) at 11:00am on Saturday, January 9 . The public bus will leave at 11:06am. If you miss the bus, just meet us at the Rink Exchange at 796 W. 13th Ave.

Event time: free skating from 12:15pm to 1:45pm. Return to the Duckstore at approximately 2:45pm.

What to Bring: Bring comfortable winter clothes. Bring helmet or other safety devices if you need it. Money for food or drink (it’s not OK to bring your own).

SIGN UP HERE!

Dec. 5th, 2015 – Holiday Market

recent gigs BLet’s enjoy the holiday cheer together at the Saturday Market’s Holiday Market at the Country Fairgrounds, featuring hundreds of artists’ and souvenir booths, an international food court and continuous music. Come enjoy with explOregon! Sign up at http://goo.gl/forms/Lby21NINUd

Cost: the event is free. You can purchase your own beer and/or snacks.

When: meet on Saturday, December 5, at 10:30am at Agate Bus Station. You can leave anytime but we plan to return to the UO by 2pm.

What to bring: Bring UO ID to ride the bus for free. Money for purchasing market things, drinks and/or snacks.

Sign up at http://goo.gl/forms/Lby21NINUd

Nov. 21st, 2015 – Ninkasi brewery tour

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Cost: the tour is free. You can purchase your own beer and/or snacks.

When: meet on Saturday, November 21, at 12:30pm at Agate Bus Station. You can leave anytime but we plan to return to the UO by 4pm.

What to bring: Bring passport or any government issued ID to verify your age. Bring UO ID to ride the bus for free. Money for purchasing drinks and/or snacks. Shoes are required. You must be at least 21 years old to join this event.

Sorry – SOLD OUT!

Nov. 15th – Shopping at Woodburn Outlets

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Let’s spend the afternoon shopping at the Woodburn Shopping Outlets (http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/outlet.asp?id=110)  one of the top shopping locations of Oregon and Washington states!

Cost: $10 – includes private bus to Woodburn and back to Eugene. Tickets are limited, the first 50 people who sign-up will get it. SOLD OUT – but meet us there!

When: Sunday, November 15

Schedule: meet in front of the  REC Center at 9:45am, departure at 10am. Return to the Rec Center at 5pm.

What to Bring:  comfortable clothes –  Bring money for any shopping, food, souvenirs, and any other things you wish to buy.

SOLD OUT – but meet us there!

 

Nov. 6th, 2015 – Bowling Night

1956941_1551906711732464_2583561721071823463_o It’s time to strike again! We had such a great time last year, so we have decided to host more nights of bowling at the Emerald Lanes!

Cost: Rates for bowling are cheap, check it out here

Details: meet us at Emerald Lanes at 9pm. Emerald Lanes is at 140 Oakway Road.

What to Bring: comfortable clothes. Bring money for bowling, any food, rentals, and any other thing you wish to buy. Tell all your friends to join!

 

Oct. 31st, 2015 – Halloween in the City

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explOregon takes you to enjoy the HAUNTED MARKET: a downtown Halloween event. Family and friends alike are welcome to celebrate in revitalized 5th Street Market for trick or treating, Halloween picture opportunity, and good food.

Meet: 5:30pm, Saturday, October 31

Where: at Agate Bus Station. You can leave anytime but we plan to return to the UO before 8:30pm. If you are going on your own, meet us at the Fifth Street Market (296 East 5th Ave – parking will be very hard to find!)

What to bring: HALLOWEEN COSTUME, $3 or 3 cans of food for the Haunted Market. Bring UO ID to ride the bus for free.

Sign up at http://goo.gl/forms/Sktt3Whmpx

Oct. 25th, 2015 – Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

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Let’s go, with a traditional yellow school bus, to spend an afternoon to find the perfect pumpkin, going through the mysterious maze, enjoying good food and ice cream, visiting a vegetable market, and spending a traditional American experience that happens every year before Halloween. We will visit the Lone Pine Farms, between Eugene and Coburg (http://www.lonepinefarms.com/).

Private bus cost: $5.00. Sign up here.

Optional costs: it is possible to buy pumpkins, vegetables, fruits to bring back. Ice cream and food is also available. If you want to do the corn maze, it will cost $7.00.

When: meet in front of the REC center (watch out for the yellow bus) at 2:30pm on Sunday, October 25. The bus will leave at 3:00pm

Event time: up to 5:00pm. We will be back at the REC center by 5:30pm.

What to Bring: Bring comfortable clothes and shoes. If you plan to buy pumpkins, especially large ones, be prepared!

SIGN UP HERE http://ecommerce.uoregon.edu/order_form/oia-10252015-trip-pumpkin-patch-0

Oct. 23rd, 2015 – The Frightuary

11921627_886832331405525_2795968235389652844_nexplOregon welcomes you to Halloween!!! Frightuary  is a haunted house attraction. A haunted house is a house or other building often perceived as being inhabited by spirits or monsters. This is a very traditional halloween attraction that is made to scare you for fun, like a horror movie!!! Bring your friends and have fun exploring this scary place!

Cost: $11 with UO ID, $12 regular – to be paid at the entrance (+3% if using credit card)

When: meet on Friday, October 23, at 19:00 at Agate Bus Station. You can leave anytime but we plan to return to the UO before 22:00. If you are going on your own, meet us at the Eugene Fairgrounds at 796 W 13th Ave (very near campus).

What to bring: Bring UO ID to ride the bus for free and get discount. Comfortable clothes. Costume optional. We HIGHLY recommend that children under age 10 do not attend.

Sign up at http://goo.gl/forms/43LquHyKBi