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Memorial Day services, celebrations and more

Poppies are handed out during a Memorial Day ceremony in Creswell.

Over Memorial Day weekend, Lane County homeowners can have a look at a variety of occasions either to honor those who have actually served in the U.S. military or to take pleasure in the vacation with household.

Memorial Day, which honors individuals who passed away while serving in the U.S. armed force, is observed on the last Monday of May, falling on May 27 in 2024.

Keeping In Mind those who have actually handed down Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend at the Eugene Masonic Cemetery

Flags will fly on gravestones at the Eugene Masonic Cemetery this weekend to honor those who lost their lives in service. The Hope Abbey Mausoleum will have coffee and cake from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and cemetery trips that start at 12:30 p.m. A history hunt will likewise be used from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with rewards readily available. Every day, a live efficiency of “Taps” will be dipped into 12:15 p.m. at the general public Square.

Sunday at 6 p.m., the Riverside Chamber Orchestra will carry out a totally free performance at the general public Square.

When: Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, gates open at 11 a.m.Where: Eugene Masonic Cemetery at East 25th Avenmue and University Street, EugeneMore details:

Memorial Day service at the Eugene Leader Cemetery

Eugene Leader Cemetery will be hosting its yearly Memorial Day service. In 2023, over 300 individuals went to the occasion. The service, arranged by Eugene American Legion Post #3, consists of members of the Sons of Union Veterans worn Civil War military uniforms, a three-volley “Black Powder Salute” in honor of all veterans who are at rest in our cemetery and patriotic efficiencies from Shasta Intermediate school band and choir.

At Leader Cemetery, 10% of the tombs are those of veterans, consisting of 145 Civil War veterans. The heart of the cemetery is the Grand Army of the Republic, which consists of 51 Civil War veterans.

When: Monday, May 27, at 11 a.m.Where: Eugene Leader Cemetery at 1001 E. 18th Ave., EugeneMore details:

Honoring Trinity Reinhart

The city of Springfield, in addition to Willamalane and the American Legion Post #40, will be honoring Airman Trinity Reinhart, who was from Springfield. On Sept. 16, 2023, while serving at a U.S. Flying force base in northeast Colorado, 19-year-old Reinhart passed away in a Humvee mishap.

Neighborhood members are welcomed to honor Reinhart at this occasion which includes an F-15 flyover by Kinsley Field, a plaque devotion and a tree planting near the Females Veterans Memorial at the Springfield Veterans Plaza.

When: Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m.Where: Springfield Veterans Plaza in Willamalane Park at 1276 G St., SpringfieldMore details:

Memorial Day service and devotion at Springfield Memorial Gardens

Springfield Memorial Gardens and Funeral service Home will be holding a Memorial Day service, including a commitment of the Court of Honor Veterans Memorial.

When: Monday, May 27, at 11 a.m.Where: Springfield Memorial Gardens at 7305 Main St., Springfield

Miles on Memorial at Alton Baker Park

For those seeking to go out in the spring weather condition, the Miles on Memorial Perform At Alton Baker Park is back. Runners can register separately or as a relay group for 15K, 10K or 5K races. Awards will be provided to the leading general male and female finishers, to the leading 3 in each age in each race, and to the leading relay group in each department. Relay group departments consist of open groups, those in the Army, services, high school and intermediate school.

All occasions will be chip-timed with a typical start/finish.

Registration costs $30 per individual for private races or $80 per relay group.

When: Monday, May 27, at 9 a.m. Package pickup is from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.Where: Alton Baker Park at 200 Day Island Roadway, EugeneMore details:

Family-friendly things to do in Eugene on Memorial Day weekend

Eugene Tea Celebration

The 2nd yearly Eugene Tea Celebration will be downtown on Sunday, including whatever tea-related. The celebration will include regional suppliers using over 45 various tea brand names, food carts, teaware and art. There will likewise be totally free tea tastings and instructional workshops.

This year, the celebration uses inclusive admission so folks can go to the celebration totally free. For those who want to support the celebration, a celebratory cup is readily available for $10 through basic admission.

When: Sunday, Might 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Where: Farmers Market Structure at 85 E Eighth Ave., EugeneMore details and registration:

Eugene Scottish Celebration

The 22nd yearly Eugene Scottish Celebration is pertaining to Eugene with live music, dancing, food, beverages, cultural classes and a pet dog parade. This cultural occasion welcomes any ages, with horse-drawn wagon trips and other appealing activities for kids.

Adult tickets for the celebration are $7, senior tickets for ages 60 and older are $5, and kids 12 and under get in totally free. Group household tickets for as much as 6 people cost $20.

When: Saturday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Where: Irving Grange at 1011 Irvington Drive, EugeneMore details:

Willamalane Spring Market

Check out the yearly Spring Market hosted by the Willamalane Park and Entertainment District. The marketplace will include food and a selection of in your area crafted items to start spring.

When: Friday, May 24, from twelve noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Where: Bob Keefer Center for Sports and Entertainment at 250 S 32nd St., SpringfieldMore details:

Ridgeline Ramble

The Ridgeline Ramble is back for its yearly path run along the Ridgeline Path in South Eugene, hosted by Level 32 Racing. There are 10K and 20K races, both start at Blanton Trailhead and end up at Frank Kinney Park.

Registration for the 20K costs $45 for grownups and $40 for kids under 18 or elders over 60. Registration for the 10K costs $35 for grownups and $30 for kids or elders. Package pickup will be at Frank Kinney Park from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.

When: Saturday, May 25, at 8 a.m.Where: Ridgeline Path Blanton Trailhead at 3962-3998 Blanton Roadway, EugeneMore details and registration:

Miranda Cyr reports on education for The Register-Guard. You can call her at or discover her on Twitter @mirandabcyr.

This short article initially appeared on Register-Guard: 9 things to do in Lane County on Memorial Day weekend 2024

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