Calendar: September 27 – October 4

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

Thursday September 27

Free Teen Yoga by Reach Out Yoga, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 5P.M. Yoga just for teens. Stretch, move, wiggle, strengthen, and then free and relax your body. It’s fun and it’s good for you, too. All teens welcome. Free class taught by volunteers and sponsored by Reach Out Yoga. For more information, call 541-224-6566 or visit www.livewellstudio.com.

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.

Designing and Installing Rainwater Harvesting Systems, South Co-op Meeting Room, 1007 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 7 – 9P.M. Free but preregistration is required by calling 541-753-3115, ext. 0. For more information, email deckert@willamettewatershed.com.

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.

The Royal Blue + Melville at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M.  Free. Indie folk rock from Eugene.

 

Friday September 28

2 Towns Cider Tasting at University Market, 1149 NW Van Buren Ave., Corvallis. 4P.M.

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. Friday evenings feature several wines open for tasting; included in the tasting fee is a glass of your choice of the featured wines. Tasting fee is $10. For more information, call 541-738-9463 or visit www.winestyles.net/corvallis.

Mike McLaren at Belle Vallee, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30P.M.

Well-Being: Making Peace with Our Bodies, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 8:30P.M. The Well-Being program is designed as a smart approach to optimal health and weight loss. Optimal health includes achieving a sustainable weight, eating sensibly and pleasurably, participating in the activities you love, and feeling happy and at ease in your body. Class limited to 10 people. Please preregister. Cost: $179. For more information, call 541-224-6566 or visit www.livewellstudio.com.

Jesse Meade at FireWorks Restaurant, 1115 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 8P.M.

Prairie Dog Backfire at The Beanery, 500 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8P.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+.

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

Sassparila at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. $5. Indie-Roots, Punk-Americana, Punk-Roots from Portland.

Psychro, The Big Small at Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M.

 

Saturday September 29

Peavy Arboretum Trail Work, Meet at the OSU Wilkinson Parking Lot. 8:30A.M. – 1P.M. Free but preregistration is required. For more information. contact Ray Drapek at raydrapek@gmail.com.

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

Run 4 Running Water: A 5k Run, Memorial Union Building, 2501 SW Jefferson St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 12P.M. Come support the OSU student chapter of Engineers Without Borders in its efforts to provide a rural community in Kenya with clean, sustainable drinking water. The first 100 people to purchase tickets online will get a free event t-shirt. $18.

Kids’ Day for Conservation, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 10A.M. – 4P.M. Experience a “Decade of Discovery” at the 10th annual Kids’ Day for Conservation at the Benton County Fairgrounds Arena building. Greenbelt Land Trust will have an activity booth at this hands-on natural resource event with a variety of activities suitable for children of all ages. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://extension.oregonstate.edu/benton/KDC.

Pink Night Out, Downtown Corvallis, 2 – 5P.M. Fifteen downtown Corvallis locations will offer amazing in-store discounts – some as high as 40 percent off and some offering free gifts – to help raise money for Project HER at the Corvallis Clinic. These discounts will only be available to Pink Night Out guests, who will receive special gifts with these great discounts. Registration is $25 (plus $1 processing fee). For more information, visit the Pink Night Out Facebook page.

PupCrawl at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill, 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 3 – 8P.M. Heartland would like you to be a part of its newest event, PupCrawl. Enjoy the best of drinks and foods at some of the premiere pubs in town. They’re kicking things off at Jack Okole’s, then you and your friends will visit 101, Downward Dog and Cloud & Kelly’s, Flat Tail, and finish the night off at the Peacock. Your evening will end with prizes and raffles. Bring your friends to ensure a blast. For ages 21 and over. No pets.

2 Towns Grand Opening Party, 33930 SE Eastgate Circle, Corvallis. 4 – 9P.M. A celebration of the grand opening of the 2 Towns Ciderhouse brand new brewery and tasting room.

80’s Video Dance Attack at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. $5 Corvallis Debut of a Crystal Ballroom Staple; Lights, Music, Videos, Dancing.

Blood Cobra, Arcweld at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M.  

 

Sunday October 30

Auditions for “Oedipus Rex,” Withycombe Hall, 30th  St. and Campus Way, Corvallis. 6:30P.M. This classic Greek drama is a story of pride, ambition, and fortune gone awry. The production calls for at least five adult males, two to three adult females, two younger girls, and a large chorus. All interested performers from the community are encouraged to participate. For more information, contact director George Caldwell at 541-737-4627 or george.caldwell@oregonstate.edu.

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.

 

Monday October 1

Visiting Artists & Lecture Series: Michael Scott Cherney, LaSells Stewart Center, 6 – 7P.M. Artist Michael Cherney will be speaking as part of the Visiting Artist and Scholars. Lecture Series hosted by the Department of Art at Oregon State University. A reception will be held at 6P.M., followed by the lecture at 7P.M. For more information, contact Douglas Russell at drussell@oregonstate.edu or visit http://oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery.

Auditions for “Oedipus Rex,” Withycombe Hall, 30th St. and Campus Way, Corvallis. 6:30P.M. This classic Greek drama is a story of pride, ambition, and fortune gone awry. For more information, contact director George Caldwell at 541-737-4627 or george.caldwell@oregonstate.edu.

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

Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Quarterly Gathering, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Avenue, 12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M. Presentations on sustainability efforts by Timberhill Athletic Club, Get Organized!, CSC Youth House Gardens, and the Coalition’s Food Action Team.  Open to the public.  For more info, contact 541-230-1237 or info@sustainablecorvallis.org, or visit www.sustainablecorvallis.org.

 

Tuesday October 2

$5 Movies at Ninth Street Cinema, 1750 NW 9th St., Corvallis.  See your latest film favorites at the Ninth 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 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.

Tribal Dance Classes at Majestic Theater, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 5:45P.M. Classes run Oct. 2 – Nov 27. Taught by Antigone. For more information, call 541-740-4632.

Sick Town New Skater Day Orientation (Adult League), Corvallis Market of Choice café, 922 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 6 – 8P.M. Have you always wanted to try roller derby? Come to this fun, informative session and find out what Sick Town Derby Dames is all about! You’ll meet some of the skaters and trainers, get the lowdown on gear and practice, and when it’s over, you’ll be ready to attend your first beginner practice. Free event for women 21+.

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.

 

Wednesday October 3

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

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

A Leaf + The Dylan Trees at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Free indie folk rock from Seattle.

((one wub)) at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M. Monthly dubstep/bass night with Urkel.

 

Thursday October 4

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.

2Towns Cider Tasting at First Alternative North, 2855 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5P.M.

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

Improv Comedy Theater at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9P.M. Hilarious off-the-cuff theater troupe.

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

Rin Tin Tiger at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Free.  Alternative folk rock trio from San Francisco.

 

Ongoing September Events

 

Trees to Treasure, Parks & Recreation, 1310 SW Avery Park Dr., Corvallis. Monday thru Friday, 8A.M. to 5P.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 thru Saturday, 10A.M. to 4:30P.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 – 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 information, visit www.bentoncountymuseum.org.

OSU Art Faculty Exhibit, Fairbanks Gallery, Fairbanks Hall, corner or Jefferson Way and 26th St., Corvallis. 8A.M. – 5P.M., Monday to Thursday, 8A.M. – 12P.M. on Fridays. Runs through Oct. 3. This exhibit demonstrates a broad diversity of styles and approaches to the making of art, with faculty members working in the areas of photography, painting, pastel, drawing, mixed media, print-making, sculpture and video. For more information, contact Douglas Russell at drussell@oregonstate.edu.

 

 

 

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