Latest News & Events

News from the Database Workgroup and a Town Hall Meeting
Read the January Fair Family News article about the OCF Database Project—and come on out for the a town hall meeting about it coming soon: Wednesday February 5, 6-8 pm, North West Youth Corps, 2621 Augusta St., Eugene

The Fair is Hiring
Oregon Country Fair is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization governed by a Board of Directors, that holds a three day arts, culture, and music festival that is attended by thousands of people every July. The Fair stewards just over 500 acres of land near Veneta, Oregon and holds numerous events year-round in Eugene and on its property. It just held a celebration of its 50th year and embraces the values of environmentalism, community, philanthropy, and inclusion of all people.

The Fair is currently seeking a Caretaker to live onsite and provide maintenance and security to the assets on the property. These include, but are not limited to; land, buildings, vehicles, water and electrical systems, tools and equipment. This position would work closely with volunteers to perform the work of maintenance and construction and is under the direct supervision of the Site and Facilities Manager. Housing and utilities are provided.

If you think you have the skills and experience to perform the work described in the Job Description, please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@oregoncountryfair.org by Friday, January 24, 2020 by 5 pm.

From OCF's New Executive Director, Wally Bomgaars
Here is a letter from Wally.

Reports from our Nonprofit Consultant
1st Report to the Board - September, 2018
2nd Report to the Board - December, 2018


Calendar

JANUARY
1-3 Fair Office Closed
5 Committee Best Practice Work Group, 4pm, Alice's
6 Board of Directors meeting, 7 pm, Northwest Youth Corps, 2621 Augusta St., Eugene
7 Peach Power, 6pm, OCF Office
9 Community Village General Meeting, 7pm, United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St, Eugene
13 Diversity Committee, 6pm, OCF Office
14 LUMP, 6pm, OCF Office
15 Applications to sell a new craft at 2020 Fair available
18 Celebrating the life of Chuck Gerrard
19 Path Planning, 12pm, Alice's
22 Food Committee, 5:30pm, OCF Office
23 Elders Committee, 7pm, Growers Market 454 Willamette St, Eugene
26 Food Booth Community Town Hall, 1-5pm, Hillyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard, Eugene
27 BOD Budget Meeting, 7pm, Northwest Youth Corps, 2621 Augusta St., Eugene
29 Craft Committee, 5:30 pm, OCF Office
31 Capital Project Requests Due

FEBRUARY
2 Committee Best Practice Work Group, 3-6pm, OCF Town Office
3 Board of Directors meeting, 7 pm, Northwest Youth Corps, 2621 Augusta St., Eugene
4 Peach Power, 6pm, OCF Office
11 LUMP, 6pm, OCF Office
13 Community Village General Meeting, 7pm, United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St, Eugene
14 Valentine's Day
15 Deadline to submit application to perform at 2020 Fair
16 Path Planning, 12pm, Alice's
17 BOD Work Session, 7pm, NW Youth Corps, Columbia Room, 2621 Augusta St., Eugene
24 Diversity Committee, 6pm, OCF Office
26 Food Committee, 5:30pm, OCF Office
27 Elders Committee, 7pm, Growers Market 454 Willamette St, Eugene

MARCH
1 Teen Crew applications available online at www.oregoncountryfair.net
1 Committee Open House and Best Practices Review, Time and location TBA
2 Board of Directors meeting, 7 pm, Northwest Youth Corps, 2621 Augusta St., Eugene
10 LUMP, 6pm, OCF Office
12 Community Village General Meeting, 7pm, United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St, Eugene
15 Path Planning, 12pm, Alice's
16 BOD Work Session, 7pm, NW Youth Corps, Columbia Room, 2621 Augusta St., Eugene
23 Diversity Committee, 6pm, OCF Office
25 Food Committee, 5:30pm, OCF Office
26 Elders Committee, 7pm, Grower's Market, 454 Willamette St, Eugene
28-29 Elders Spring Retreat, 10am-dinner. Elder's Camp Cleanup is also included as part of this Retreat.
30 registration packets mailed to booth reps

YOUR FEEDBACK ON THE FAIR IS ALWAYS APPRECIATED!