Willamalane Events Calendar

Have new, exciting experiences with your family and friends all season long with fall events around Springfield, Oregon. 

We have lots of Halloween events planned throughout October, and we'll announce more of them as we get closer. Stay tuned by signing up for our newsletter

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SEPTEMBER


Blue Pool Hike
Ages 18+. Hike the Mckenzie River Trail to the legendary Blue Pool at Tamolitch Falls. The stunningly clear blue water of the pool is an Oregon treasure, fed by underground springs. The hike is a four-mile round trip with approximately 300 feet of elevation gain. 

  • Departs from Bob Keefer Center
  • Thursday, Sept. 23, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • $20 in-district, $24 out-of-district
  • Register here


FitLot Grand Opening Celebration
Take a look at the new FitLot at a virtual, live-streamed grand opening celebration! Hear from community partners, then stay tuned for a demonstration from Willamalane fitness instructors. After the event, the FitLot will be open and ready to use!

  • Virtual on Facebook Live
  • Tuesday, Sept. 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Free
  • Tune in here


OCTOBER
We have lots of Halloween events planned throughout October. Stay tuned by signing up for our newsletter!


We Create Craft Retreat
Ages 18+. Whether you are a scrapbooker, quilter, papercrafter, knitter, sewer, or rock painter - if you have the passion, pack up your projects and come ready for fun! Willamalane will provide table space, snacks, and even demonstrations. Bring your lunch or order one as a part of your registration.  

  • Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  • $30 in-district, $36 out-of-district
  • Friday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Register here

Great Willamette Clean Up
Join Willamette Riverkeeper and Willamalane as we get dirty for GOOD! Volunteers will pick up litter from the riverside, helping to keep our Willamette River healthy and clean.

  • Meet at Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  • Free
  • Wednesday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Register here

German Wine Tasting

Just in time to celebrate the end of Oktoberfest! Learn about the German culture and wine, and enjoy food pairings

  • Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  • Oct. 6, 6-8 p.m.
  • $35 in-district, $42 out-of-district
  • Register here

North Fork Willamette Hike
Ages 18+. This hike will begin in the quaint and historic logging town of Westfir and head upstream past swimming holes and a historic dam site. The trees should be turning and will make for a scenic fall panorama. The hike is a four to five mile stretch of easy trail with very little elevation change. 

  • Departs from Bob Keefer Center
  • Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • $20 in-district, $24 out-of-district
  • Register here

Haunted Hayride 
Experience a one-of-a-kind interactive theater experience celebrating the fall season at historic Dorris Ranch! Drive a loop of the orchard in your own vehicle, stopping to enjoy local performers, take-home goodies, and more. Throw some hay in your vehicle before you come for a more authentic ride. 

  • Dorris Ranch
  • October 14-16, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • $49 per vehicle
  • Registration opens Oct. 5.
 Many thanks to our sponsors:
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BBQ & Bingo Bash

Celebrate the season with mouth-watering BBQ, hilarious Bingo, and a fun time with friends! Costumes are optional, but encouraged. Prizes and surprises will make this Bash a high point of the season.

  • Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  • Friday, Oct. 15 
  • $33 in-district, $35 out-of-district
  • Register here

Shotgun Creek Hike
Ages 18+.  The hike from the trailhead at Shotgun Park is an easy 3.4 mile loop with 300 foot elevation gain. Adventure through trees and forest before returning to the park along Shotgun Creek. Plus, learn about the Historic Wendling area on the way up to the trailhead. 

  • Departs from Bob Keefer Center
  • Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • $20 in-district, $24 out-of-district
  • Register here

Ghostly Golf 
Gather your favorite fearsome foursome for 18 holes of glow-in-the-dark magic at Camp Putt!  We’re covering the course in lights, gravestones, and spooky ambiance.  

  • Camp Putt 
  • Oct. 21-24 and 28-31, 7-10 p.m.
  • $29 per group of 4. Please register for two times for groups larger than 4. Limit: 36 groups per night 
  • Registration opens Oct. 5.
 Many thanks to our sponsor:
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Great Willamette Clean Up
Join Willamette Riverkeeper and Willamalane as we get dirty for GOOD! Volunteers will travel by canoe and kayak to pick up litter from the riverside, helping to keep our Willamette River healthy and clean.

  • Clearwater Park
  • Free
  • Saturday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Register here

Spooktacular Soiree
Enjoy a three-course progressive dessert! Delicious stops include Campbell Community Center, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, and River Road Park and Recreation District. Come with friends and make new ones at these neighboring community centers. Wear your best Halloween costume and have a little spooky fun. Desserts are included in the cost of this event.
  • Departs from Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  • Friday, Oct. 25 
  • $25

Haunted Lagoon
Experience the first-ever Haunted Lagoon at Splash! at Lively Park where ghosts, goblins, and other creatures will be joining us for this spooky swim! Come dressed as your favorite scary creature, princess, or superhero and enjoy a fun trick-or-treat outing on the sun deck before changing and taking a dip in our “lagoon.” 

  • Splash! at Lively Park
  • Oct. 29, 4-7:30 p.m.
  • Regular admission prices apply. 
  • Advance registration not required. 

Halloween Car-nival 
Spooky, family-friendly fun awaits at the Halloween Car-nival at Bob Keefer Center in Springfield. Families and their vehicles are encouraged to come in costume to this drive-thru event. Pose at the photo booth, play games, and visit trick-or-treat stations! 

  • Bob Keefer Center 
  • Oct. 31, 2-5 p.m.
  • $5 per vehicle
  • Registration opens Oct. 5.

  Many thanks to our sponsor:
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NOVEMBER

SpringFilm: November
Join local movie buffs for a watch party at the historic Wildish Community Theater! After the movie, stay to discuss the film.

  • Thursday, Nov. 11, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wildish Community Theater
  • Free
  • More details

Holiday Marketplace
Find unique hand crafted gifts and specialty foods from community vendors and center artisans. Lunch available for purchase on site.
  • Bob Keefer Center
  • Friday, Nov. 19 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 20 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 
  • Free
  • No registration required! 

Turkey Stuffer 5K

  • Thursday, Nov. 25
  • More details coming soon!


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