Oregon Fall Foliage Update 11/22/2013

University of Oregon Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art by benjaminbarnes via Instagram

University of Oregon Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art by benjaminbarnes via Instagram

Eugene, Cascades & Coast
Fall colors have mostly faded throughout the Eugene, Cascades & Coast. However, you can still find dark oranges and yellows in southeast Eugene on the border of Springfield. The temperature is hovering right around freezing, so expect the remaining leaves to drop within the next couple of days.

Get an early start to the holiday shopping season at the Eugene Saturday Market’s Holiday Market at the Lane Events Center. The Holiday Market is open Saturdays and Sundays through Christmas Eve, and features handcrafted gifts, an international food court and live music.

Pick up the perfect Christmas tree at Northern Lights Christmas Tree Farm in Pleasant Hill. Hop on a hay-ride to the over 80 acres of Nobles, Douglas, Frasers, and Norman Firs. Continue reading

Oregon Fall Foliage Weekly Update 11/16/2013

Eugene by benjaminbarnes via Instagram

Eugene by benjaminbarnes via Instagram

Eugene, Cascades & Coast
The leaves continue to falter in Eugene with only a few left hanging onto their trees and the rest fluttering to the ground. Even with the season coming to an end, this region provides many opportunities to stay outside and experience nature.

Mount Pisgah in Eugene is a wonderful place to explore year round and November is no exception to that. Even though most of the leaves have fallen, there still remain some vibrant reds and deep yellows holding on, and can be seen scattered across the mountain. Explore new areas of Mount Pisgah by attending the Water Garden Ecology Walk and discover the birds, insects, fungi, and flora that make the Mount Pisgah Arboretum Water Garden their home during this time of year today, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Oregon Fall Foliage Weekly Update 11/9/2013

Eugene

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Happy Veterans Day weekend! Make sure to thank veterans for their service and pay homage to them by attending one of the many Veterans’ Day events near you this weekend.

Although the leaves across the state are generally starting to fade, our never ending search has still found pockets of color in many different regions.

Eugene, Cascades & Coast
A few autumn tones remain among the trees in Eugene as they cling on for the remainder of the season. Even with the temperamental weather that has been making an appearance in our area, it’s no reason to stop having fun. To see the last of the fall foliage in Eugene, head to the Mount Pisgah Arboretum for their 5th Annual Play in the Rain Day. This free event is the perfect opportunity for families and discover how fun and easy it is to spend time outdoors in nature, complete with hay rides, tree climbing, nature crafts, and more.
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