Featured: Red Wagon opens in EMU this Tuesday

Red Wagon Creamery will open a new location on campus this Tuesday, Sept. 6, on the bottom floor of the EMU.

Red Wagon started as a pushcart that sold ice cream in Kesey Square back in 2011, but now operates out of a scoop shop in downtown Eugene and runs Oregon’s smallest dairy processing plant. The creamery focuses on creating ice cream using seasonal ingredients sourced from the Willamette Valley, as opposed to processed ingredients.

The EMU invited the local company to open an ice cream store on campus after it was favored highly by students in a poll.

Red Wagon’s location in the EMU will carry the two flavors that were most requested by University of Oregon students: Saturday Morning, a cereal-and-milk-flavored ice cream, and Tracktown Berry, a honey-flavored frozen yogurt with house-made granola.

The new location will also be participating in the upcoming Flock Party on September 23, during which it will trade free buttons and stickers in exchange for an Instagram follow. –Mathew Brock

Tuesday, Sept. 6 – Cards Against Humanity Tournament at Old Nick’s Pub (211 Washington St.) – 6-9 p.m.

One Amazon reviewer once gave CAH a one-star review and wrote that “the vulgarity of the game made my wife question my morales [sic] and reverence to an almighty God.” Old Nick’s Pub is hosting a competitive round of the game that brings the children’s card game Apples to Apples to depraved, grotesque territory. Following the tournament, New Orleans band Casual Burn and Idaho Falls desert-rock outfit Clay Temples will play at the pub. Call the bar at (541) 844-1280 or visit oldnickspub.com/calendar for more info.


Wednesday, Sept. 7 — Why Is There So Much Terrible Beer? And Other Important Questions of Economic Regulation at the UO School of Law (1515 Agate St.) – at 1 p.m. in Room 141.

Attorney Paul Avelar, who works with the non-profit firm Institute for Justice, will be speaking on the effects of economic regulation on consumers and the economy. Check out https://law.uoregon.edu/calendar for more information. The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies hosts this event.


Thursday, Sept. 8Stand By Me presented by Richard E. Wildish Community Theater in Springfield (630 Main St.) – 6:30 p.m. Free.

It’s a story to which many of us can relate: hanging out with childhood friends somewhere in a small Oregon town, looking for a dead body. The 1986 movie, filmed around Eugene, Cottage Grove and Veneta, is based on the Stephen King short story “The Body.” Call the theatre at (541) 868-0689 or visit http://www.wildishtheater.com for more info.


Friday, Sept. 9 Mad Decent Block Party at Cuthbert Amphitheater (2300 Leo Harris Pkwy) – Tickets are $61. 18+. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Show starts at 4 p.m.

Tiësto, Party Favor, Dillon Francis, Evergreen, Herobust, Jai Wolf, Keys N Krates and Neo Fresco are all part of this rambunctious party happening at the Cuthbert this Friday. Mad Decent Block Party is a lineup of electronic dance DJs and artists that tour the country every summer. The 2016 lineup is visiting 13 cities with 16 shows this summer.  Visit http://maddecentblockparty.com/ or www.thecuthbert.com/ for more info.


Saturday, Sept. 10 — Oregon Ducks versus Virginia Cavaliers at Autzen Stadium (2700 MLK Jr. Blvd) – Game starts at 7:30 p.m.

The University of Virginia Cavaliers had a rough 2015 season, and it wasn’t just because of their 4-8 record. The team’s coach Mike London resigned, followed by the hiring of Brigham Young University coach Bronco Mendenhall. The Cavs play the Oregon Ducks (9-4) this Saturday at Autzen.  Visit www.goducks.com for more info.


Sunday, Sept. 11 Joseph at HiFi Music Hall (44 East 7th Ave.) – 21+. Doors open at 8 p.m. Show starts at 9 p.m. Advance tickets are $12; $15 on the day of the show. 

The name “Joseph” might conjure images of a blasé solo male act, but the truth couldn’t be more different. On Aug. 26, the trio of Portland sisters released its sophomore album I’m Alone No You’re Not, full of intense, punchy acoustic pop and uncanny vocal harmonies produced by Mike Mogis (who’s worked with Bright Eyes, Julian Casablancas and Rilo Kiley). Visit hifimusichall.com for more info.

Listen to “White Flag” by Joseph below:


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