Byline: The Register-Guard
Saturday Market ready
for its 35th opening day
It's the nation's oldest "open-air" crafts festival. It's also known as Eugene's Saturday Market, and it opens its 35th season Saturday on the downtown park blocks at the corner of East Eighth Avenue and Oak Street.
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. you'll find kids playing ukuleles and singing, accordion accordion, musical instrument consisting of a rectangular bellows expanded and contracted between the hands. Buttons or keys operated by the player open valves, allowing air to enter or to escape. The air sets in motion free reeds, frequently made of metal. music, acoustic folk-rock music, plenty of dancing and booth after booth of handcrafted hand·craft
Variant of handicraft.
tr.v. hand·craft·ed, hand·craft·ing, hand·crafts
To fashion or make by hand.
hand·craft items, exotic foods and clothing you'll only find in Eugene.
For more information call 686-8885 or go online at www .eugenesaturdaymarket.org.
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or Second Persian Gulf War
Brief conflict in 2003 between Iraq and a combined force of troops largely from the U.S. and Great Britain; and a subsequent U.S.
"Eyes Wide Open This article contains links, text or other information that has been inserted due to a business arrangement by the Wikimedia Foundation rather than the usual Wikipedia editing process. It may or may not comply with all of Wikipedia's normal editorial standards. : The Human Cost of War," a traveling exhibit that includes more than 1,400 boots representing the number of American soldiers who have lost their lives in the war in Iraq and 1,000 civilian shoes representing Iraqi civilian casualties Civilian casualties is a military term describing civilian or non-combatant persons killed or injured by military action. The description of civilian casualties includes any form of military action regardless of whether civilians were targeted directly. , will be at the Wheeler Pavilion at the Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave., on Sunday and Monday.
Admission is free. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday.
Another downtown bar
joins in the poker craze
Cafe Paradiso, 115 W. Broadway, will hold the first in a series of Poker Nights tonight.
The cafe will close to the general public for this "no-limit, Texas hold 'em Texas hold 'em (also hold'em, holdem) is the most popular poker variant played in casinos in the United States. Hold'em is a community card game where each player may use any combination of the five community cards and their own two hole cards " event. Signup is at 6 p.m. with a 7 p.m. start. The buy-in is $30 with rebuys.
Grateful Dead music
opens KRVM fund-raiser
It's the third annual "Grateful Fools" Friday marathon fund-raiser at KRVM, 91.9 FM today.
Tune in for 11 hours of Grateful Dead and "Dead Family" music, special events and "Grateful" Goodies good·y 1 Informal
Used to express delight.
n. also good·ie pl. good·ies
Something attractive or delectable, especially something sweet to eat. beginning at 8 a.m.
You also can go online at www.krvm.org to support community public radio.
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