Calendar: October 18 – October 25

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

Thursday October 18

45th Annual Ski Swap, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 12 – 9P.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. Learn to relax and calm yourself and stay steady through the storms and chaos of life. Free class; sponsored by Reach Out Yoga.

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

Oregon State University’s Homecoming Lights Parade 2012, begins at SW 6th St. & SW Jefferson Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 7P.M. The OSU Alumni and Student Alumni Associations present the 2012 Homecoming Parade. For more information, visit http://www.osualum.com.

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.

Curtis Monette and Acoustiphilia at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30P.M. Original Solo Loops and Covers with Audiophilia Unplugged.

 

Friday October 19

45th Annual Ski Swap, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 9P.M.

OSU Music à la Carte: The Julians, Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 12P.M. Female vocal quartet from Portland.

OSU Women’s Soccer Kick Cancer, Paul Lorenz Field, OSU, Corvallis. 3:30P.M. Fans are encouraged to wear pink as they cheer on the Beavers against Arizona State.

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. Included in the $10 tasting fee is a glass of your choice of featured wine. For more information, call 541-738-9463 or visit http://www.winestyles.net/corvallis.

Harvest Party Hosted by Matt Neely at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Free admission. For more information, call 541-286-4340.

Faith Healer at the Majestic Lab, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. The Majestic Lab presents Faith Healer by dramatist Brian Friel. Cost: $12.

Degenerate Art Ensemble presents UNDERBELLY, the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Cost: $14 in advance; $16 at the door.

David Rogers at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Classical guitar. Free admission. For more information, call 541-286-4340.

The Emerald City Jazz Kings, LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 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+.

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

Space Neighbors at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M. Intergalactic funky grooves.

Ambush Party + Mystery Ship at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. $5. A little grungy, a little funky, totally rad.

 

Saturday October 20

45th Annual Ski Swap, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 – 6P.M.

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

Day of Sharing Benefiting The Arts Center At Risk Youth Program, Many Hands Trading, 259 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 10A.M. – 6P.M. For more information, call 541-738-0808 or 541-754-1551, or visit http://theartscenter.net.

Muddy Creek Maze, Llewellyn Rd., Corvallis. 11A.M. – 5P.M. Features a seven-acre corn maze, tractor swings, a pumpkin patch, the straw pyramid, a scarecrow slide, photo cutouts, the straw fort, a corn box, a picnic area, the MOO Train, and hayrides. Cost: $6 for adults; $4 for children. For more information, visit http://muddycreekmaze.com.

Giant Pumpkin Party, Starker Arts Garden for Education, Bruce Starker Arts Park, Corvallis. 2 – 4P.M. The Giant Pumpkin Party includes fun fall activities for the whole family, including games, crafts, a raffle, and more. This event is free, but $5 to $10 donations are encouraged to support education programs. For more information, visit http://www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/giant-pumpkin-party-at-sage/.

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. Cost: $45 per session or $75 for both classes. For more information, call 541-224-6566 or visit http://livewellstudio.com.

Author Event: Jan Brett, Corvallis High School, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. 5P.M. Jan Brett visits Corvallis for a talk about Mossy, her newest children’s book. Sponsored by Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. For more information, call 541-766-6793.

3rd Annual Frightside Jam, Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 6P.M.  Featuring Blue Ember, Ambush Party, and Psychro. Help us “Relight the Whiteside.” All proceeds benefit the campaign to rehabilitate the historic marquee and upgrade the electrical system of the theater. Halloween costumes encouraged!

Faith Healer at the Majestic Lab, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. The Majestic Lab presents Faith Healer by dramatist Brian Friel. Cost: $12.

Degenerate Art Ensemble presents UNDERBELLY, the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Cost: $14 in advance; $16 at the door.

Jon Wayne and The Pain at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cost: $5. Reggae-tronic dub.

80s & 90s Dance Party at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M. DJ’s ‘n dancin’ to all your mom’s guilty pleasures.

 

Sunday October 21

45th Annual Ski Swap, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 – 4P.M.

Naturalist Adventure, Bald Hill and Mulkey Creek, Corvallis. 9 – 12P.M. Join the Neighborhood Naturalist for outdoor fun, hiking, and educational talks. For more information, contact Don at 541-753-7689 or bouchdon@peak.org.

Muddy Creek Maze, Llewellyn Rd., Corvallis. 11A.M. – 5P.M. Features a seven-acre corn maze, tractor swings, a pumpkin patch, the straw pyramid, a scarecrow slide, photo cutouts, the straw fort, a corn box, a picnic area, the MOO Train, and hayrides. Cost: $6 for adults; $4 for children. For more information, visit http://muddycreekmaze.com.

Happy Neck and Shoulders Laboratory, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 2 – 4P.M. Do you carry the weight of the world on your shoulders? Through a combination of self-massage techniques and passive and active stretches we will learn a yoga sequence that will free your shoulders and neck. Open to all students of all levels. Cost: $39. For more information, call 541-224-6566 or visit http://livewellstudio.com.

Faith Healer at the Majestic Lab, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 2:30P.M. The Majestic Lab presents Faith Healer by dramatist Brian Friel. Cost: $12.

Howl-o-ween Pet Pawrade, SW 2nd St. & SW B Ave., Corvallis. 3 – 6P.M. Bring along man’s best friend for the first Howl-o-ween Pet Pawrade to benefit off-leash dog parks in Corvallis. Check in by 2:30P.M. Cost: $30 for residents; $37.50 for non-residents. For more information, contact Chelsea Tibbles at 541-766-6918 or chelsea.tibbles@corvallisoregon.gov.

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

STAGES After Dark Comedies Presents Taking Steps, CHS Black Box Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 7P.M. A British comedy on three levels.

 

Monday October 22

STAGES After Dark Comedies Presents Taking Steps, CHS Black Box Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 7P.M.

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

 

Tuesday October 23

$5 Movies at Ninth Street Cinema, 1750 NW 9th St., Corvallis. All movies are $5, every Tuesday, all day.

STAGES After Dark Comedies Presents Taking Steps, CHS Black Box Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 2P.M.

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.

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 24

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st St. & Jackson St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 1P.M. For more information, visit http://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 http://www.stashlocal.com.

Author Event: Dylan Tomine, Closer to the Ground, Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7P.M. Closer to the Ground is the deeply personal story of a father learning to share his love of nature with his children—directly, palpably, by exploring the natural world as they forage, cook, and eat from the woods and sea.

Well-Being: Making Peace with Your Body, Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. Wednesdays, Oct. 10 to Nov. 28, 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. Please preregister. Cost: $179. For more information, call 541-224-6566 or visit http://livewellstudio.com.

Warren Miller Film 2012 – Flow State, LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 10P.M. For more information, visit http://www.skinet.com/warrenmiller/events/osu-lasells-stewart-center-austin-auditorium.

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.

Chuck Holst & Gary Rowles at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Music with dinner; grab a pint.

 

Thursday October 25

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.

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

Alice in Wonderland: Welcome to Mystery!, Corvallis High School, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. 7P.M. Adapted and directed by Laura Beck.

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

Cadillac Lunch at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 8P.M. Jazz-fusion dinner-set.

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.

Bradley Wik and The Charlatans + Brianne Kathleen at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Roaring guitars over rolling organs and pounding drums.

 

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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