Calendar: October 4 – October 11

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

Thursday October 4

Free Teen Yoga by Reach Out Yoga at Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 5P.M. Yoga just for teens. Stretch, move, wiggle, strengthen, and then free and relax your body. You’ll learn to relax and calm yourself and stay steady through the storms and chaos of life. Free class, sponsored by Reach Out Yoga.

Local Wine Tastings at First Alternative North, 2855 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 7P.M.

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.

 

Friday October 5

OSU Music à la Carte: The Jeffers-Carlson Duo, Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 12P.M. OSU faculty recital featuring Rebecca Jeffers and Angela Carlson performing a newly commissioned work by Dr. Dana Reason, and music by Dvorak, Danzi, Rachmaninoff, and Greg Anderson.

Local Wine Tastings at First Alternative South, 1007 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 – 7P.M.

Friday Wine Tastings at WineStyles, 2333 NW Kings Blvd., Corvallis. 5 – 8P.M. 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.

Special Nia Fitness Class, Timberhill Athletic Club,  5:30 – 7P.M. Enjoy a dynamic dance-fitness class with Nia trainers Al Wright and Vickie Saito from Portland. Cost: $15 member/early registration; $20 non-member or late member. For more information or to register, contact Leela at 541-752-1784 or leeladevidancing@gmail.com.

Eugene Ballet- Dark Side of the Moon, LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7P.M. For more information or tickets, call 541-682-5000 or visit www.eugeneballet.org.

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill in Concert, First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW 8th St., Corvallis. 8P.M. Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill are two of the world’s leading artists in traditional Irish music. Tickets: $14 – 20. For more information, email alternativestrings@gmail.com.

Belly Full of Bob: A Tribute to Bob Marley and the Wailers at the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 9P.M. 21 and over only. Tickets are $10. For more information or tickets, call 541-738-7469 or visit www.majestic.org.

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

Rainbow in the Clouds, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M. Every First Friday, gather together to celebrate diversity at Corvallis’ Monthly Gay Night! Each month is themed and deliciously diverse with DJs, a photo booth, donated freebies and goodies, and best of all, filled to the brim with PRIDE!

The Bottlecap Boys, Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cost: $5. Infectious, boot-stompin’ folk from Tacoma.

Saturday October 6

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st St. & Jackson St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 1P.M. For more information, visit www.locallygrown.org.

Yart Sale II, 911 S. Airport Rd., Lebanon. 9A.M. – 5P.M. Coming to a yard near you, the Temporary Arts Guild is having another action-packed weekend where they hang out on the lawn while you ogle (and hopefully purchase) their wares.

Swing 101: Jason Isbell Teaches the Lindy Hop at Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 1 – 5P.M. Portland’s Jason Isbell is returning to Corvallis to share the secrets of the Lindy hop. Swing 101 will introduce you to original swing dance. Lesson 1: 1 – 2P.M.; Lesson 2: 2:30 – 3:30 P.M.; Lesson 3: 4 – 5 P.M. Cover $7 per class or $20 for all 3 + admission to the dance. For more information, visit www.corvallisswing.com.

Thai Massage for Yoga Teachers, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Ste. 101, Corvallis. 2 – 5P.M. In the ancient art of Thai massage, practitioners move their passive clients into asana-like positions and employ traction, compression, and massage for deep relaxation. This series will expand your assisting skills and invite playfulness into your teaching. $45 per session or $75 for both classes. For more information, call 541-224-6566 or visit www.livewellstudio.com.

Downtown Swing and Blues at the Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7P.M. Enjoy the high caliber music, dancing, and company that you’ve come to expect from the Corvallis Swing Dance Society and OSU Blues. The intro lesson starts at 7P.M., swing dancing starts at 8P.M. and blues dancing starts at 10P.M. Cover: $5 to $7. Dress: nice.

Corvallis Community Rhythm Circle, 101 NW 23rd St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9P.M. Free for all ages. Instruments provided or bring your own. For more information, email drumcircleconnection@gmail.com.

Xenat-Ra Album Release Party, the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 9P.M. Celebrating the new album “Science for the Soundman” with a special concert at the Majestic Theatre. Bend-based poet/rapper/activist MOsley WOtta opens the show. This show is 21+. Cost: $10.

Flailing Inhalers + Bubble Cats, Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cost: $5. Ages 21+ only.

 

Sunday October 7

Yart Sale II, 911 S. Airport Rd., Lebanon. 9A.M. – 5P.M. Coming to a yard near you, the Temporary Arts Guild is having another action-packed weekend where they hang out on the lawn while you ogle (and hopefully purchase) their wares.

Muddy Creek Maze, Llewellyn Rd., Corvallis. 11A.M. – 5P.M. The Muddy Creek Maze features a seven-acre corn maze, tractor swings, a pumpkin patch, Halloween fun, and so much more. Cost: $6 for adults, $4 for children. For more information or to see photos, visit http://muddycreekmaze.com.

What to Do in the Garden in October, Garland Nursery 5470 U.S. 20, Corvallis. 12P.M. At this month’s WTDITG, Garland Nursery expert Kate will review the different garlic types and how to plant them. She will also share the best bulbs to plant this time of year, choosing sequential color patterns, and great suggestions for accenting companion plants.

Travel at the Tripp: Adventures in New Zealand at Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW. Albany. 2 – 4P.M. For more than 25 years, Rick Howard’s documentary-adventure films have highlighted the stories of the people and their land in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, Europe and the US. Sponsored by Linn-Benton Community College Performing Arts and AAA Travel. For more information, call 541-917-4531.

Corvallis Repertory Singers, First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3 – 5P.M. Young Guns – Early Compositions. Free for students. For more information, visit www.repsing.org.

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. For more information, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

2012 Chefs Jubilee: Tastes of the Local Harvest at Grace Center for Adult Daycare, 980 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 8P.M. A sampling of delectable creations by some of the area’s best chefs, farmers, and vintners, while viewing Grace Center’s facility. This event is Grace Center’s annual fundraiser. Cost: $55. For more information, call 541-754-8417 or 541-754-7637, or visit www.gracecenter-corvallis.org.

 

Monday October 8

Free HIV Testing by OSU’s Pride Center, OSU Memorial Union, Room 110, 12 – 3P.M.

Science Pub Corvallis: The Columbus Day Storm of 1962 at Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6 – 8P.M.

Reaping the Seeds of Our Heritage, Valley Library, 201 SW Waldo Pl., Corvallis. 6 – 8P.M. A panel presentation on the history of Latinos in Oregon, where we are and what is ahead. Natalia Fernández, José-Antonio Orosco, Erlinda Gonzales-Berry, and Susana Rivera-Mills will discuss the Bracero program, Cesar Chávez, Mexicanos in Oregon, and current demographics of the Latino population. This event will also feature guitarist Jim Garcia. Part of CL@SE’s “Seeking Common Ground” event series. Inaugural reception for the Center for Latin@ Studies and Engagement (CL@SE) to follow. For more information, email susana.rivera-mills@oregonstate.edu.

Biber Blick I – German Film Festival at Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 8P.M. “Winter’s Daughter” (Wintertochter) Eleven-year-old Kattaka is celebrating Christmas with her parents at home in Berlin when an unexpected phone call turns her world upside down. Sponsored by OSU’s School of Language, Culture & Society. For more information, visit http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/german/.

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

 

Tuesday October 9

$5 Movies at Ninth Street Regal Cinema, 1750 NW 9th St., Corvallis. 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.

Exploring Connections: Religion and Spirituality, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 4 – 5P.M. Come and join ISOSU, students, and the OSU community in learning about different religions and faiths. Engage in discussions and build a strong interfaith community. For more information, email ubau@onid.orst.edu.

Auditions for “¡Bocón!” at the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6P.M. The Majestic Theatre announces auditions for ¡Bocón! For more information, call 541-758-7827 or email Willow@Majestic.org.

Priscilla Stuckey Reads from ‘Kissed by a Fox’ at Grassroots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 8P.M. “Kissed by a Fox” sparks a much-needed dialogue about the rift between humans and nature in ways that will challenge preconceptions of the natural world. For more information, visit www.thislivelyearth.com.

Icicle Creek Piano Trio, LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium, Giustina Gallery, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9:30P.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.

Biber Blick I – German Film Festival at Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 8P.M. “Baikonur,” 2012. An unusual love triangle in a small village among the local residents who collect the space debris that falls from the nearby Baikonur space station. Sponsored by OSU’s School of Language, Culture & Society. For more information, visit http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/german/.

 

Wednesday October 10

Puttin’ On The Pink Education Day, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 8A.M. – 4P.M. The Corvallis Clinic Foundation hosts a free event for women. Puttin’ on the Pink Education Day features speakers, workshops, free healthy lunch, and informational displays, and will provide women with tools to identify breast cancer and live a healthy life, while raising community awareness.

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st St. & Jackson St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 1P.M. For more information, visit www.locallygrown.org.

Art Reception: Analee Fuentes’ “Del Corazon” at Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University, Campus Way and Jefferson Way. 4:30 – 6P.M. The gallery and reception are free and open to the public.

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.

Auditions for “¡Bocón!” at the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6P.M. The Majestic Theatre announces auditions for ¡Bocón! For more information, call 541-758-7827 or email Willow@Majestic.org.

Biber Blick I – German Film Festival at Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 7P.M. “The Blue Light” (Das blaue Licht). A farmer who is sent to war goes on a magical journey that includes meeting a beautiful princess, a dwarf, a witch, and a king, who holds his life in his hands. Subtitles created by OSU students. Sponsored by OSU’s School of Language, Culture & Society. For more information, visit http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/german/.

Well Being: Making Peace with Your Body, Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. Runs Oct. 10 to Nov. 28, Wednesdays 7 – 8:30P.M. The well-being program is designed as a smart approach to optimal health and weight loss. Class limited to 10 people. Cost: $179. Please preregister. For more information, call 541-224-6566 or visit www.livewellstudio.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.

Biber Blick I – German Film Festival at Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis 8:30 P.M. “All my Girls” (Alle meine Mädchen). A film student making a documentary about a brigade of women workers gets to know the personalities in the lamp factory, including brazen Susie, reprobate Kerstin, lonely Anita, single Ella, withdrawn Gertrud, and the superior forewoman. Sponsored by OSU’s School of Language, Culture & Society.  For more information, visit http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/german/.

 

Thursday October 11

Celebrate National Coming Out Day with OSU’s Pride Center at the OSU Memorial Union Quad, 11 A.M. – 2 P.M.

Free Teen Yoga by Reach Out Yoga at Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 5P.M. Yoga just for teens. Stretch, move, wiggle, strengthen, and then free and relax your body. You’ll learn to relax and calm yourself and stay steady through the storms and chaos of life. Free class, sponsored by Reach Out Yoga.

 

Local Wine Tastings at First Alternative North, 2855 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 7 P.M.

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

Biber Blick I – German Film Festival at Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 8P.M.  “Combat Girls” (Kriegerin) 2011. An angry young woman with hatred of foreigners meets an Afghan refugee and begins to change her worldview. Adults only. Sponsored by OSU’s School of Language, Culture & Society. For more information, visit http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/german/.

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

Candlelight Vigil Honoring Queer Youth with OSU’s Pride Center at the OSU Memorial Union Quad, 9 P.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.

Gangstagrass, Junior Raimey, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M. Grammy nominated bluegrass-hip-hop.

 

Ongoing October Events

Trees to Treasure, Parks & Recreation, 1310 SW Avery Park Dr., Corvallis. Monday through 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. Runs Jan. 13 to Dec. 1, Tuesday through 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.

Ball Studio Centennial Photography Exhibition at Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Runs Aug. 31 through 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.

Art Exhibit: Analee Fuentes’ “Del Corazon” at Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University, Campus Way and Jefferson Way. Runs Oct. 8 through Oct. 31. Monday – Thursday, 8A.M. – 5P.M., Friday 8A.M. – 12P.M. Del Corazon (By Heart), an exhibit of paintings by Analee Fuentes. The exhibit is co-sponsored by the Department of Art and the Center for Latino/Latina Studies and Engagement at OSU.

 

 

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