Calendar: October 25 – November 1

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

Thursday October 25

Local Eats Week 2012, participating restaurants, Corvallis. Sample plates: $6. For info, visit http://sustainablecorvallis.org/2012/10/local-eats-week-2012/.

Free Teen Yoga by Reach Out Yoga at Live Well Studio, 971 NW Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 5P.M. Free yoga class; all teens welcome.

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

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

‘Can America Afford Capitalism?’, 101 NW 23rd St., Corvallis. 7P.M. Video lecture by Richard Wolf and discussion of the United States’ basic economic system and the Occupy movement.

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

Film: Hidden Battles, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St., Eugene. 7P.M. Film explores what it means to kill another human being during times of war; followed by discussion.

The Red Room Improvised Music Series: Lori Goldston with Daniel Higgs at Interzone, 1562 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7P.M. Cost: $5 and up.

Movie Night: Lars and the Real Girl, Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Free; followed by discussion. For info, call 541-286-4340.

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.

Friday October 26

Local Eats Week 2012, participating restaurants, Corvallis. Sample plates: $6. For info, visit http://sustainablecorvallis.org/2012/10/local-eats-week-2012/.

Public Conference on Religion and Politics of China, LaSells Stewart Center, Agriculture Science Room, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 5P.M. Top experts in religious issues in China gather at OSU for a two-day conference. For info, visit http://oregonstate.edu/cla/shpr/religion-and-politics-greater-china.

OSU Music à la Carte: Halcyon Trio Oregon, Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Noon. Chamber Trio from Linfield College.

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

Friday Wine Tastings at WineStyles, 2333 NW Kings Blvd., Corvallis. 5 – 8P.M. Several wines open for tasting. Tasting fee: $10, includes glass of wine. For info, call 541-738-9463 or visit http://www.winestyles.net/corvallis.

Fright Night at Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 6P.M. Featuring Big K.R.I.T., Blue Scholars, Timeflies, and Rapsody. Cost: $35.

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

Accordioso at Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7P.M.

Family Swim in the Dark, Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. 7P.M. Halloween-themed event. For info, call 541-766-7946.

Yoga Book Study Group, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 8:30P.M. Free discussion group on the fourth Fridays of the month. Begins with the Yoga Sutras; bring your favorite version. For info, call 541-224-6566 or visit www.livewellstudio.com.

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

The Svens (Cowboy Surf Poetry) at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Free. For info, call 541-286-4340.

An Evening with Gary Snyder, Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Reading by Pulitzer prize-winning poet and essayist Gary Snyder. For info, visit http://springcreek.oregonstate.edu/.

David Rogers at the Beanery, 500 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8P.M.

Jesse Meade at FireWorks Restaurant, 1115 SW 3rd 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.

Heaven & Hell Party with DJ Susi C. at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M.

Sad Face, Pstimulus Package, Propfouler at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Cost: $5.

Saturday October 27

Local Eats Week 2012, participating restaurants, Corvallis. Sample plates: $6. For info, visit http://sustainablecorvallis.org/2012/10/local-eats-week-2012/.

Runaway Pumpkin Half Marathon, Cheadle Lake, Lebanon. 8:30A.M. Halloween-themed fun walk or run in the country. Best costumes recognized. Cost: $55 to $75. For info, visit www.runawaypumpkinhalf.org.

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

Public Conference on Religion and Politics of China, LaSells Stewart Center, Agriculture Science Room, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 5P.M. Top experts in religious issues in China gather at OSU for a two-day conference. For info, visit http://oregonstate.edu/cla/shpr/religion-and-politics-greater-china.

2nd Annual Locavore’s Winter Table, First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Rd., Corvallis. 11A.M. – 4P.M. Learn how to find local food all year round. Free. To register, call 541-753-3115.

Philomath Open Studios, 10th Annual Art Tour and Sale. Noon – 5P.M. Visit local art studios and talk with the artists. Maps available at www.philomathopenstudios.com, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis, and Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath.

Hard Times Distillery Tasting, 175 S. 5th St., Monroe. Noon – 5P.M. Tastings, tours. and sales. For info, visit http://hardtimesdistillery.com.

Afro-Timba Workshops, Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 1P.M. International Cuban dance masters Kati Hernandez and duane Wrenn offer three special workshops hosted by Rumbanana Salsa Group. Cost: $18 per workshop; $33 for two; $45 for all three. Registration recommended. For info, visit www.rumbanana.org.

Alice in Wonderland: Welcome to Mystery!, Corvallis High School, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 2 and 7P.M. Adapted & directed by Laura Beck.

Safe Sex for Feral Cats, Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 10P.M. Music and comedy night; benefits the spaying and neutering of feral cats in the Corvallis area. Admission is by donation.

Mango Django at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. Free. For info, call 541-286-4340.

Sid Rosen and Friends, FireWorks Restaurant, 1115 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 8P.M.

Metallon: A Tribute to Iron Maiden, the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cost: $6.

Psyche Country Revue at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M. Electrified honky-tonk.

Sunday October 28

Local Eats Week 2012, participating restaurants, Corvallis. Sample plates: $6. For info, visit http://sustainablecorvallis.org/2012/10/local-eats-week-2012/.

Philomath Open Studios, 10th Annual Art Tour and Sale. Noon – 5P.M. Visit local art studios and talk with the artists. Maps available at www.philomathopenstudios.com, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis, and Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath.

Hard Times Distillery Tasting, 175 S. 5th St., Monroe. Noon – 5P.M. Tastings, tours. and sales. For info, visit http://hardtimesdistillery.com.

Halloween with Harry 2012, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 1 – 5P.M. Music from the Harry Potter soundtrack by the Corvallis-OSU Symphony; show up early for Diagon Alley community fair. Tickets: $17 ($15 in advance). For tickets, visit www.cosusymphony.org or stop by Grass Roots Books & Music or Gracewinds Music.

Alice in Wonderland: Welcome to Mystery!, Corvallis High School, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave., Corvallis. 2P.M. Adapted & directed by Laura Beck.

Relax and Recharge at Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 SW Country Club Dr., 4:30 – 5:30P.M. Learn meditation techniques. For info, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

Cloud Mountain Ramblers, FireWorks Restaurant, 1115 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 8P.M.

Monday October 29

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

Tuesday October 30

$5 Movies at Ninth Street Cinema, 1750 NW 9th St., Corvallis. All movies are $5 on Tuesdays.

Family Mornings at the SAGE Garden, Starker City Park. 10A.M. – noon. Spend time in the garden with your family.

Tuesday Nights at the SAGE Garden, 214 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 7P.M. Help in the garden at Tuesday work party.

Hope and Harmony: A Benefit Concert for Community Outreach, Inc., LaSells Stewart Center, 875 NW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 10P.M. Cost: $15 to $35. For info, visit www.communityoutreachinc.org.

Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 – 11:30P.M. Great music, awesome drinks, and $1 tacos.

Wednesday October 31

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

Downtown Trick-or-Treat, Corvallis. 2 – 6P.M. Trick-or-treating for costumed kids accompanied by adults at Downtown Corvallis Association-member businesses. For info, visit www.downtowncorvallis.org.

Trunk-or-Treat in Downtown Philomath. 3 – 5P.M. Philomath Downtown Association Promotions Team holds its 3rd annual Trunk or Treat.

Children’s Halloween Party, Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 – 6:30P.M. Fun, festivities, and games for young children accompanied by an adult. Costumes are strongly encouraged.

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

Stitch Night at Stash, 110 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 – 8P.M. Free social knitting and crocheting group. For info, 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. Local bands; no cover.

Halloween 80s Space Madness ft. Space Neighbors, SubZero, 126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 9P.M. – 2:30A.M. Wear a costume. Must be 18+ to enter and 21+ to drink. Cost: $5.

halloWeird – Halloween Bash w/ DJ Travesty, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 1st St., Corvallis. 10P.M.

Metallon: A Tribute to Iron Maiden at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cost: $5.

Thursday November 1

‘Woman Citizen: Past, Present, and Future,’ LaSells Stewart Center, Construction & Engineering Hall, 875 SW 26th Ave., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 4P.M. Symposium explores women’s roles as citizens and their political impact in local, state, and national arenas. Free.

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

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

Symposium on Language of Wildland Fire, Gilfillan Auditorium, 2601 SW Orchard Ave., Corvallis. 7P.M. Environmental historian Stephen J. Pyne is the keynote speaker for the symposium “Words on Fire: Toward a New Language of Wildland Fire.”

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.

CE-9 + The Radiographers, Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Northwest Joe Satriani Tribute Band.

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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