Calendar: September 13 – September 20

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

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 NW 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.

Frank Thompson: ‘Why I Support Abolishing Oregon’s Death Penalty,’ Westminster House, 101 NW 23rd St. at Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 8P.M. Frank Thompson was former Superintendent of Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem from 1994 to 1998 during changing times, including two executions that he had to oversee. His insights now regarding punishment for horrendous crimes will raise questions and discussion. For more info, call Mike Beilstein at 541-602-1007.

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

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.

 

Friday September 14

2012 ARTists in the Park, Corvallis Parks. The artists will be able to paint in any of the Corvallis Parks both days; on Saturday they can paint in one of seven or eight gardens that will be on a “Hidden Treasures – the Backyards of Corvallis” garden tour. Cost for artists to participate is $20. Limited housing is available with Corvallis Art Guild members and others. Cost for the garden tour is $12 in advance or $18 the day of the tour. More details will be available in early summer.

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

Open House & Limited Bottle Release at Flat Tail Brewing, 202 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 3 – 6P.M. Get a behind-the-scenes tour of Flat Tail Brewing from brew master Dave Marliave.

Mystery IPA Event & Brewery Tours at Oregon Trail Brewery, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis 4 – 6P.M. Dave Wills at Oregon Trail is famous for his mystery beer events. Participants are given a sheet of paper with 10 to 15 beer styles or actual beers listed, then blind sample each brew to see if they can match them all up correctly.

Wine Tastings at First Alternative South, 1007 SE 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. On Friday evenings the store have several wines open for tasting; included in the tasting fee is a glass of one of the featured wines of your choice. Tasting fee is $10. For more info, call 541-738-9463 or visit http://www.winestyles.net/corvallis.

Dark Side Tap Takeover at American Dream Pizza and Crowbar, 214 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 5 – 10P.M. The downtown Dream hosts a Dark Side tap takeover with porters, stouts, coffee stouts, and CDAs. The roof will be open as well as the front of the house so this event is definitely family friendly.

Memphis Street at Belle Vallee Cellars, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30P.M.

BARREL, a Barrel-Matured Craft Beer Experience, Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6:30 – 10P.M. Part of Corvallis Beer Week 2012. Tickets are limited; tickets to Barrel will cost $25. For more info, email info@CorvallisCraftBeer.com.

Shook Twins at the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Not your average folk group, the Shook Twins sisters Laurie and Katelyn blend angelic twin-harmonies, beat-boxing, and a wide variety of instruments; genuine humor sets them apart. Tickets are $12 in advance; $15 at the door; $12 for members. For tickets, call 541-738-7469 or purchase online at www.majestic.org. For more info, visit http://www.shooktwins.com.

Joanne Trzcinski at FireWorks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 8P.M.

Oakshire Brewing Night with Live Music from Brothers Gow at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8P.M. – 1A.M. Bombs Away Cafe will wrap up its Corvallis Beer Week run with an Oakshire Brewing Night with Live Music from Brothers Gow. Cost: $3.

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.

Patch of Sky, Aesh Tree at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M.

 

Saturday September 15

2012 ARTists in the Park, Corvallis Parks. The artists will be able to paint in any of the Corvallis Parks both days; on Saturday they can paint in one of seven or eight gardens that will be on a “Hidden Treasures – the Backyards of Corvallis” garden tour. Cost for artists to participate is $20. Limited housing is available with Corvallis Art Guild members and others. Cost for the garden tour is $12 in advance or $18 the day of the tour. More details will be available in early summer.

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st Street & Jackson St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 1P.M.  The outdoor farmers’ market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more info, visit www.locallygrown.org.

Soap Creek Artisans Show & Tour, 37465 Soap Creek Rd., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 5P.M. An exhibition of the diverse talents of the community, including painting, glass, pottery, fabric, print-making, and photography, will be on display at the historic one-room Soap Creek Schoolhouse. For more info, visit www.soapcreekartisans.org.

Hidden Treasures, the Backyards of Corvallis Garden Tour. 10A.M. – 3P.M. Tour seven gardens/yards and see some truly hidden treasures in Corvallis. This tour is a fundraiser for Corvallis Parks and Recreation and offers you a chance to talk to the homeowners about their unique yards. Pre-purchased tickets are $12, available at any Parks and Recreation facility or online at www.ci.corvallis.or.us/pr. Day-of tickets are $15, available at 3290 SW Willamette Ave. For more info, call Deb Curtis at 541-754-1734.

Brewery Plant Open House & Tours at OSU Fermentation Science’s Brewery, Weigand Hall, Corvallis. Noon – 2P.M. Want to go behind the scenes at one of America’s premiere brewing and fermentation science universities? Check out the custom micro-malter, the only one like it in the country, and see what they are working on in the hop research facility.

Timbers vs. Sounders MLS Viewing Party at Corvallis Sports Park, 175 SW Twin Oaks Circle, Corvallis. 12:30 – 2:30P.M. Attention all Timbers Fans: the folks at Corvallis Sports Park know that you’ve had a lot going on for Corvallis Beer Week. They’ll be rocking a killer beer lineup, game-day food specials, and giveaways.

Septembeerfest at Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St. Corvallis. 2 – 10P.M. Come out to the Benton County Fairgrounds and celebrate craft beer amongst the oak trees at the 5th annual Septembeerfest. Brews from local and regional breweries with some bringing limited or rare brews. Fun for the whole family.

Corvallis Hour Exchange Harvest Gathering, Westminster House, 101 NW 23rd St., Corvallis. 2 – 5P.M. 11th annual Harvest Gathering, presented by the Corvallis Hour Exchange. Celebrate harvest time. For more info, visit www.hourexchange.org or email hourexchange@peak.org.

Rhapsody in the Vineyard – a Downtown Wine Walk, Downtown Corvallis. 3:30 – 7P.M. This downtown wine walk will feature some of Oregon’s premier wineries, offering samples of their finest vintages. Wine is also available for purchase by the bottle or case. ‘Rhapsody in the Vineyard’ logo wine glasses are $5 each and are required for tasting; an ID bracelet is included with your glass. For more info, call the Downtown Corvallis Association at 541-754-6624.

Hoedown for Humanity featuring BobbiLynn Forbus, 633 Park St., Lebanon. 4 – 11P.M. This is a family-oriented event and children are welcome. Admission is a suggested donation of a bag of nonperishable food items per person at the door. All donations benefit the Lebanon Soup Kitchen and Lebanon FISH. For more info, call Brenda at 971 240-2599 or the Lebanon Elks at 541 258-3211.

2012 ARTists in the Park Reception, Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. There will be an evening reception in the library’s main meeting room for the artists and public to view and purchase the “Freshly Made” artwork. No cost.

Septembeerfest After Party & Epic DJ Dance Party at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 7 – 11P.M. Head on down to the official Septembeerfest After Party at Cloud and Kelly’s for the epic DJ dance party. Discount on cover with Septembeerfest wrist band and specials on the exclusive, Flat Tail-brewed, Cloud & Kelly’s Irish Red.

The Majestic Theatre Presents Classical Guitarist Scott Kritzer, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. This world-renowned guitarist and master teacher has had solo performances at Carnegie Hall and well as in prestigious concert halls all over the world. General admission is $12 in advance; $15 at the door ($12 for Majestic members). For tickets, call 541-738-7469 or visit www.majestic.org.

 

Sunday September 16

Build a Kegerator Workshop at Corvallis Brewing Supply, 119 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 11A.M. – Noon. Many locals already know the secrets of having your own kegerator. Now the great folks at Corvallis Brewing Supply are going to break it all down for the novice, including types of refrigerators to use and what draft system will best suit your at-home beer dispensing needs.

Corvallis Beer Week Brewer’s After Party with Live Music at Fireworks, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 2 – 10P.M. Fireworks in Corvallis’ Southtown District is known for its street parties and has pulled out all the stops in throwing a Corvallis Beer Week final event.

Happy Hips Laboratory, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Ste. 101, Corvallis. 2 – 4:30P.M. With a little bit of yoga, we can all walk free and easy in our hips. Through a combination of self-massage techniques, passive and active stretches and exercises, we will learn a yoga sequence that will change your hips, and invite more swing in your life. Workshop open to all students of all levels, flexibilities, and experience. Cost: $39. For more info, call 541-224-6566 or visit www.livewellstudio.com.

Beer Dinner in the Brewery at Flat Tail Brewing, 202 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 3 – 6P.M. A rare opportunity to hang out with fellow craft beer aficionados and sip and savor the best Flat Tail has to offer at a special Beer Dinner in the Brewery. Tickets are $25 with a limit of 30 seats.

Relax and Recharge at Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 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 info, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

 

Monday September 17

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

 

Tuesday September 18

$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, Corvallis. 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 NW 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.

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

Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 – 11:30P.M. 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.

 

Wednesday September 19

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

The outdoor farmers’ market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more info, visit www.locallygrown.org.

Beer & Blog at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 5 – 6P.M. Local bloggers and tweeters meet to commiserate and network.

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

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

Wednesday Accoustic 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 20

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North, 2855 NW 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

 

Ongoing September Events

Trees to Treasure, Parks & Recreation, 1310 SW Avery Park Dr., Corvallis. Monday through 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 fundraising 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 the 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. Jan. 13 to Dec. 1, Tuesday through 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. Aug. 28 to Sept. 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.

 

Ball Studio Centennial Photography Exhibition at Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Aug. 31 to Oct. 27, daily 10A.M. – 4:30P.M. OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Ball Studio, and Benton County Museum have partnered to create a photography exhibition including businesses, landmarks, military events, street scenes, industry, portraits, the Oregon coast, OSU campus, and panoramic Cirkut photos. Ball Studio photographs have chronicled daily life in Oregon communities since 1912. Owned and operated by the Ball family for four generations, Ball Studio of Corvallis is the oldest continuously operated photography studio in the United States. For more info, visit http://www.bentoncountymuseum.org.

 

Fall Festival Fine Art – 40th Anniversary, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Sept. 1 to Sept. 29. Corvallis Fall Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary; for this special occasion, the festival invited 40 artists to show their work in the annual Fall Festival Fine Art Showcase. The 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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