Calendar: September 6 – September 13

Events this week in the Corvallis area:trans Calendar: June 28 – July 5

Thursday September 6

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North, 2855 Northwest Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 7 P.M. First Alternative’s North Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines.

 

Old-Time Music Jam at Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 9:30P.M.

 

Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cover: $5 for 18 – 20; $2 for 21+.

 

Ladies’ Night ft. DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M.

 

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10P.M.

 

Friday September 7

The Trudy Bauchery Variety Show ~ Featuring Lana Louche, the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8P.M. Trudy Bauchery produces and performs in risqué variety shows. Striving to bring an innovative flame to the resurgence of renegade vaudeville she includes talented performers ranging from tried and true luminaries, bizarre underground treasures and “newbies” with great potential. She assembles an animated cast aimed at tweaking the funny bone and tickling the mind. $10 in advanced, $12 at the door

 

Wine Tastings at First Alternative South, 1007 Southeast 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 – 7P.M. First Alternative’s South Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines.

 

Friday Wine Tastings at WineStyles, 2333 NW Kings Blvd, Corvallis. 5 – 8P.M. Friday evenings we have several wines open for tasting, AND included in the tasting fee is a glass pour of one of the featured wines — your choice! Tasting fee is $10. For more information call, 541-738-9463, http://www.winestyles.net/corvallis.

 

Lobo Marino at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30P.M. Touring band from North Carolina. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cover: $5 for 18 – 20; $2 for 21+.

 

Hip Hop Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10P.M.

 

Saturday September 8

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9A.M. – 1P.M.

Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire, Kings Valley Hwy & Grant Rd., Monmouth. 10A.M. – 6P.M. Come be thee blythe and merry at the Renaissance Faire! Here enchantment awaits young and old alike as jousting knights and noble steeds clash on the tourney fyld while minstrels, troubadours, jongleurs, dancers and bards fill the lanes with delight. $11 general admission. For more information, visit http://www.shrewfaire.com/.

 

Little Sprouts: Harvest Party at Garland Nursery, 5470 U.S. 20, Corvallis. 11A.M. Harvest fruits and vegetables from Garland Nursery’s gardens and orchards. Using a vintage apple press, come press and enjoy our freshly made cider in the shade by our beautiful and scenic pond. Registration Required; Call (541) 753-6601 to register. $5 per child.

 

Second Saturdays Benefit Concert Series Presents Cassandra Robertson, Sunnyside Up Cafe, 116 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6 – 8P.M. Suggested donation, $5 – $15 at the door. For more information visit CEC’s website: http://www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/

 

Pigs on the Wing: A Tribute to Pink Floyd, Majestic Theater, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Pigs on the Wing will be playing the famed Dark side of the Moon album alongside the classic movie The Wizard of Oz in a legendary set called “Dark side of the Rainbow.” This show is 21+. General admission is $12 in advanced and $14 at the door. For Majestic Members tickets are $12 in advanced and at the door. For tickets, call 541-738-7469 or purchase online at www.majestic.org.

 

Katie D at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30P.M. Acoustic, vocals. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

Sunday September 9

Health Heart Home Classic at Crescent Valley High School, 4444 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. 8A.M. – 8P.M. This is the 4th annual half marathon, 10K, 5K and fun run to benefit the Benton Habitat for Humanity. The half marathon and 10K feature a challenging course through McDonald Forest. All races start and end at Crescent Valley High School. Proceeds will go to the Benton Habitat for Humanity homebuilding. For more information, visit KWHabitatRun.org.

 

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire, Kings Valley Hwy & Grant Rd., Monmouth. 10A.M. – 6P.M. Come be thee blythe and merry at the Renaissance Faire! Here enchantment awaits young and old alike as jousting knights and noble steeds clash on the tourney fyld while minstrels, troubadours, jongleurs, dancers and bards fill the lanes with delight. $11 general admission. For more information, visit http://www.shrewfaire.com/.

 

5th Annual Benton County Sheriff’s Office Chili Cook-Off, Benton County Fair Grounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Noon – 4P.M.

 

Yoga Zumba Bliss, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave Ste 101, Corvallis 2 – 4P.M.

In this workshop we’ll use techniques of yoga to quiet the mind and find the deep joy that exists in the heart of all beings. From the gentle asanas of yoga we’ll flow into the rhythmic, tribal movements of Zumba so that our bodies can express that joy through high-energy guided dance. Voyagers of skill levels, including beginners and non-dancers, are encouraged to join us.

Questions? Call 541-224-6566 or visit www.livewellstudio.com. $25 or 2 off class pass.

 

Relax and Recharge at Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 SW Country Club Dr., 4:30 – 5:30P.M. Learn various meditation techniques to maintain good health, increase concentration, and reduce stress.  Guaranteed to leave you centered and relaxed.  For more information, call (971) 218-6798 or visit, https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

 

Tom Hastings: Strategies for Non-Violence, Friends Meeting House, 3311 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. 6 – 9P.M. Tom Hastings, professor of Peace Studies at Portland State University, will give a presentation on “Strategies for Non-Violence.” It promises to spark an interesting discussion, comparing what’s worked in the past with what people are trying now, and what we might do to solve the world’s problems. This event is open to all! Bring your self, a friend, and some food to share!

 

Monday September 10

Corvallis Beer Week Pre-March Kickoff Event, Les Caves Bier & Kitchen, 308 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 1 – 4P.M. Come help kickoff Corvallis Beer Week 2012 right! Les Caves Bier & Kitchen will be pouring a special tap list paired with Block 15’s famous Happy Hour grub!  Join in the camaraderie of this fantastic industry!
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Corvallis Beer Week Kickoff March, Les Caves Bier & Kitchen, 308 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 5:30 – 7P.M. ​​March, stroll, meander and strut from Les Caves Bier & Kitchen to the NW Monroe Ave. Block Party.

Corvallis Science Pub – Apps for Salmon: the Oregon Hatchery Research Center, Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6P.M.

 

Oregon Brewed Night at Brew Station, 2305 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 9P.M. Join the entire crew at Brew Station for an exclusive Oregon Brewed Night off their 12-tap draft box.  Killer pint specials with brewery reps with some swag giveaways!  Grab a slice of lawn, a cold Oregon brewed pint and enjoy!
West Coast Beer Night & Paper Plate Art Contest at American Dream Pizza, 2525 NW Monroe Ave. Corvallis. 7 – 10P.M. They’ll be pouring an entire lineup of West Coast Beers to get the creative juices flowing!  Stop by the American Dream on Monroe during the NW Monroe Ave. Block Party with your artistic or not-so-artistic friends, either way, you’ll have a blast!

 

Sponsors Beer Night with Live Music from Psych Country Revue at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. Corvallis. 7 – 11P.M. Bombs Away Cafe will be pouring specialty brews from all of Corvallis Beer Week’s brewery sponsors to help show some local love of the craft beer industry.  Pair that up with live music from Psych Country Revue and you’ve got a solid track for the Block Party!

 

Southtown Open Mic Talent Search, Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 9P.M. Free admission with $2 purchase.

 

Tuesday September 11

$5 Movies at Ninth St. Cinema, 1750 NW 9th St., Corvallis.  See your latest film favorites at the 9th Street Regal Cinema. All movies are $5, every Tuesday, ALL DAY.

 

Family Mornings at the SAGE Garden, Starker City Park. 10A.M. – 12P.M.  This summer, head out to SAGE on Tuesday mornings to spend time in the garden with your family.

 

Tuesday Nights at the SAGE Garden, 214 Northwest Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 7P.M. Tuesday Work Parties at SAGE Garden for a good cause! Help in the garden doing all sorts of things from prepping soil and mulching to planting and harvesting.

 

Oak Aged Stout Release & Brewery Tours at McMenamins, 2001 NW Monroe Ave. Corvallis. 4 – 6P.M. Come down to McMenamins and meet their Brew Master and help him celebrate as he releases his Oak Aged Stout!

 

Bier Dinner at Les Caves Bier & Kitchen, 308 SW 3rd St. Corvallis. 6:30 – 9P.M. ​Les Caves’ Bier Dinners are known to pair exquisite beers with fresh and handmade meals using locally sourced ingredients. Seats are already filling up quickly so reserve yours today! For reservations, call 541.286.4473. $20.

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FOOD: A Community Conversation at Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 9P.M. “FOOD: A Community Conversation” is the sixth in a series of meetings to review and revise each of the 12 topic areas included in the 2008 Community Sustainability Action Plan. The Sustainability Coalition’s Food Action Team has drafted a revised set of goals, strategies, and actions. The purpose of this event is to get feedback and additional ideas from the community. For more information, contact info@sustainablecorvallis.org or call 541-230-1237.

 

Hardcourt Bicycle Polo at Eric Scott McKinley Skate Park, 7 – 8P.M.

 

Sensory Analysis Workshop with the OSU Fermentation Science Dept., Weigand Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis. 7 – 8:30P.M. ​Join the Fermentation Science Department as they guide you through a sensory analysis workshop. Last year’s class sold out so reserve your seats early! Limit is 30 seats and the cost is $20. Call Jeff Clawson at 541.737.5780 for more information or to reserve your seat!

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Ninkasi Tasting & Movie Night at Greenberry Tavern, 29974 Hwy 99, Corvallis. 7 – 10P.M. The Greenberry Tavern is proud to present an outdoor viewing of “An American Werewolf in London.”  Kick it with, and get samples from, the Ninkasi crew.

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Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 – 11:30P.M. Come out dancing every Tuesday night! Join us for Cuban Salsa Night each week at Impulse Bar & Grill in Corvallis – great music, awesome drinks, fun peeps and $1 tacos!

 

Concerts in the Park – Corvallis Community Band, Central Park Gazebo, Corvallis. 8P.M. The Corvallis Community Band is a musical organization, open to anyone who plays a band instrument with at least high school level ability.

 

Craft Brewed Cocktails at Terminus, 603 NW 2nd St. Corvallis, 8 – 10P.M. Come on down to Terminus and hang out with Chris Churilla, a nationally renowned mixologist, and Elliot Martinez, famed mixiologist from Eugene’s Izakaya Meiji, as they explores the creative side of craft-brewed cocktails. The crowd last year had a great time and fun times and delicious creations are definitely in store for this year!

 

​​Oakshire Bingo Night at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 8:30 – 10P.M. ​

 

Wednesday September 12

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9A.M. – 1P.M.

Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 

Open House & Brewery Tours at Sky High Brewing, 160 NW Jackson Ave. Corvallis. 3 – 6P.M. ​Come on down and meet the friendly new brewery on the block, Sky High Brewing! Although their restaurant is still under construction, it didn’t’ stop Sky High from getting the beer flowing through their mezzanine level tasting room overlooking their brewery. Come grab a pint and welcome Brew Master Laurence Livingston to Corvallis​​

 

Craft Beer Run at City Limits Store, 5800 Hwy 99, Corvallis. 3 – 7P.M. The friendliest damn convenience store and gas station ever with a killer craft beer selection to boot! Well to show them our support we are hosting the first annual Craft Beer Run! No jogging shoes required. However, he’ll have brewery reps on hand with swag giveaways and we’ll keep track of each bottle sold and post the results and photos here afterwards!

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Stitch Night at Stash, 110 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 – 8P.M. Free social knitting and crocheting group – bring a project, get inspired! www.stashlocal.com.

 

Doubles Cribbage Tournament at Downward Dog, 130 SW 1st St. Corvallis. 5 – 10P.M. Corvallis Beer Week’s first event Doubles Cribbage Tournament at the Downward Dog!  Learn the rules of a Doubles Cribbage Tournament then battle it out among 16 teams and see if you’ve got the mustard to take home the title.  There is a limit of 16 teams of two and you must have a partner, and only one to register!  For tickets and additional information please visit http://corvallisbeerweek.org/tickets-for-events/.

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Red Ales Tap Takeover at American Dream and Crowbar, 214 SW 2nd St. Corvallis. 6:30 – 10P.M. The first is a Red Ales Tap Takeover! Compare 10 different Red Ales from all over the NW from bold and hoppy to subtle and smooth you’ll find a new love in Red Ales. This event is family friendly up front and on the roof.

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Science, Music & Marshmallows at Newton Creek Wetlands, Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:00 – 9:15P.M. Explore the intersecting issues of fire’s natural roll in Oregon’s forest ecosystems, the social and political response to wildfire, and what you and your community can do to be prepared. Experts will be on hand to discuss creating defensible space around homes, with information on how the Philomath area Pioneer Village earned national recognition as a Firewise Community.

 

Sensory Analysis Workshop with the OSU Fermentation Science Dept., Weigand Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis. 7 – 8:30P.M. ​Join the Fermentation Science Department as they guide you through a sensory analysis workshop. Last year’s class sold out so reserve your seats early! Limit is 30 seats and the cost is $20. Call Jeff Clawson at 541.737.5780 for more information or to reserve your seat!

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Calapooia Night with Live Music from Chuck Holts & Gary Rowels at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. Corvallis. 7 – 10P.M. ​Come on down and meet the brewers, reps and check out Live Music from Chuck Holts & Gary Rowles!

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Corvallis Belly Dance Guild Performance, Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8P.M.

 

Strange Brew Movie Night with Ninkasi Brewing at Terminus, 603 NW 2nd St. Corvallis. 8 – 10P.M.

Wednesday Acoustic Live At Les Caves Bier & Kitchen, 308 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 – 10P.M. Not enough good music in Corvallis on Wednesday nights? Les Caves will be doing it acoustically right. Great local bands. No cover. Fine food and beer.

 

Thursday September 13

Disc Golf Tournament & Cookout at Afton Field Farm, 3375 SW 53rd St. Corvallis. Noon – 6P.M.

Brewery Tour with Ninkasi & Oakshire at Brew Station, 2305 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3 – 7P.M.
Wine Tastings at First Alternative North, 2855 Northwest Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 7P.M. First Alternative’s North Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines.

 

Vegan & Vegetarian Dinner Specials with Craft Beer Pairing at Nearly Normals, 109 NW 15th St. Corvallis. 5 – 8P.M.

BBQ & Brews Feast at Murphy’s Restaurant & Lounge, 2740 SW 3rd St. Corvallis. 5 – 9P.M.

Super Promo Night at Suds & Suds, 1045 NW Kings Blvd. Corvallis. 6 – 9P.M.

Walmart Movie Showing & Strategy Session, Oddfellows Hall, 2nd Floor, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7P.M. Free and open to the public. The Brave New Foundation Film, Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price, will be shown followed by a discussion and strategy session. We will consider various options to oppose the building and patronage of the Walmart food store coming to 9th St., Corvallis. Join the “No Walmart in Corvallis” Facebook group for more info.

 

Old-Time Music Jam at Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 9:30P.M.

 

​​Ninkasi Tasting with Live Music from Curtis Monette & Acoustiphilia at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. Corvallis. 7 – 11P.M.

Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cover: $5 for 18 – 20; $2 for 21+.

 

Ladies’ Night ft. DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M.

 

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10P.M.

 

Ongoing September Events

Trees to Treasure, Parks & Recreation, 1310 SW Avery Park Drive, Corvallis. Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some of the downed trees from Corvallis are recycled into finely-crafted heirloom bowls, gifts, and boxes as a fund raising partnership between Corvallis Parks & Recreation and local wood-workers. A small collection of these elegant pieces of lustrous walnut, elm, maple, honey locust and other fine woods are on display and available for sale at our administration office in Avery Park. Proceeds are used to support local Urban Forestry projects.

 

Common Courage: A century of women’s history in Benton County Oregon, Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. January 13 to December 1, Tuesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Common Courage is an exhibition of women’s history that exemplifies many of the experiences and accomplishments shared by Benton County women over the past century. In 2012, we commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Oregon. This year-long exhibition exemplifies changing roles in politics, education, occupations, fashion, and athletic opportunities, and honors Benton County women in uniform.

 

Youth Poetry Competition, Corrine Woodman Gallery, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. August 28 to September 29. Forty-two young poets responded to the call for poetry to be part of the annual The Arts Center Fall Festival Youth Poetry Contest, and most of them included some art too. Literary art and visual are coming together in this project. The poems range from quiet observations to celebratory poems, and include poems dealing with the soul and belief as well. All submitted poems are displayed in the Corrine Woodman Gallery, arranged by the four different age categories.

 

Fall Festival Fine Art – 40th Anniversary, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. September 1 to September 29. Corvallis Fall Festival celebrates its 40th Anniversary, and for this special occasion, the Festival invited 40 artists to show their work in the annual Fall Festival Fine Art Showcase. Fall Festival Fine Art Showcase features artists who have previously been in the show, including six Fall Festival poster finalists. This year it is a varied exhibit with a number of different media, representing the range of work a good art festival offers: paintings and drawings, pastel, print making, sculpture, ceramic work, glass, wood, mixed media, fiber and photography.

 

 

 

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