Calendar: November 1 – November 8

Events this week in the Corvallis area:trans Calendar: June 28 – July 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. This free symposium brings scholars, elected officials, activists, and community organizers to Oregon State University to explore women’s roles as citizens and their political impact in local, state, and national arenas.

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.

Condon Lecture Series, Austin Auditorium, Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 6:30 – 8P.M. Lecture by Dr. Robert Hazen, research scientist at the Carnegie Institution of Washington’s Geophysical Laboratory.

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

The Healthy Aging Brain: Welcome to the New Old Age, LaSells Stewart Center, Construction and Engineering Hall, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 – 9P.M. Nationally recognized science journalist Judith Horstman talks about brain health.

The Red Room Improvised Music Series: Michael Coolen, Interzone, 1563 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7P.M. Cost: $5 and up on a sliding scale.

Stephen J. Pyne to Keynote Symposium on Language of Wildland Fire, Gilfillan Auditorium, 2601 SW Orchard Ave., Corvallis. 7P.M. Stephen J. Pyne, environmental historian renowned for his works on wildland fire, delivers the keynote address for the symposium “Words on Fire: Toward a New Language of Wildland Fire,” which will explore the contributions that insights from the humanities might make to the ways we think about and act in relation to 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.

 

Friday November 2

‘Woman Citizen: Past, Present, and Future,’ LaSells Stewart Center, Construction & Engineering Hall, 875 SW 26th Ave., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 4P.M. This free symposium brings scholars, elected officials, activists, and community organizers to Oregon State University to explore women’s roles as citizens and their political impact in local, state, and national arenas.

OSU Music à la Carte: OSU Voice and Opera Showcase, Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 12P.M. Voice area students and faculty perform ensembles from operatic repertoire and preview a scene from the upcoming Opera Workshop event.

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. Several wines open for tasting; included in the tasting fee is a glass of featured wine. Tasting fee: $10. For more information, call 541-738-9463 or visit http://www.winestyles.net/corvallis.

Magic Barrel: A Reading to Fight Hunger, Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 6:30P.M. All proceeds go to Linn Benton Food Share. A reception will feature free hors d’oeuvres and sweets from local chefs. Authors will greet listeners and sign books, which will be available for purchase from Grass Roots Books. Proceeds from the evening’s book sales will be donated to the Magic Barrel. Admission is a sliding scale starting at a suggested donation of $7. Visit magicbarrel.org for more information about the authors.

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

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

The Hilltop Big Band at Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M.

Faith Healer at the Majestic Lab, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M. The Majestic Lab presents Faith Healer by dramatist Brian Friel. Faith Healer will be staged in the new Majestic Lab space. This intimate venue located on the second floor of the theater seats only 40 per evening. Cost: $12.

Gratitude, the Beanery, 500 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8P.M.

Coin of the Realm Orchestra 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.

Wayward Vessel at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cost: $5.

 

Saturday November 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.

Art Tour and Sale Philomath Open Studios. 12 – 5P.M. This 10th annual event is an opportunity for the public to visit several art studios, talk with the artists about their processes, and enjoy a variety of interesting and high quality art work. Maps available at PhilomathOpenStudios.com, The Arts Center, and Benton County Historical Museum.

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

Faith Healer at the Majestic Lab, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6:30P.M. The Majestic Lab presents Faith Healer by dramatist Brian Friel. Faith Healer will be staged in the new Majestic Lab space. This intimate venue located on the second floor of the theater seats only 40 per evening. Cost: $12.

Mango Django, Hot Club Jazz & Choro/Bossa Nova, FireWorks Restaurant, 1115 SW 3rd Ave., Corvallis. 8P.M.

OreGrown Music and Troubadour Music Center present: Latif Bolat, Troubadour Music Center,  521 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8P.M. Turkish singer, composer, and scholar of Turkish music and folklore. Cost: $10.

Blookie: Green Day + Weezer at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10P.M. Cost: $7. Dookie, the Blue Album, and more.

 

Sunday November 4

10th Annual Art Tour and Sale, Philomath Open Studios. 12 – 5P.M. This event is an opportunity for the public to visit several art studios, talk with the artists about their processes, and enjoy a variety of interesting and high quality art work. Maps available at PhilomathOpenStudios.com, The Arts Center, and Benton County Historical Museum.

What to Do in the Garden in November at Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Hwy. 20, Corvallis. 12P.M. Fall is here and it’s time to prep the yard and garden for the coming winter. Garland Nursery expert Kate will help with winter pruning and provide great ideas on how to use your yard and garden trimmings for holiday decorations, along with other tips.

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

Yoga Zumba Bliss at Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 2 – 4P.M. This workshop teaches techniques of yoga to quiet the mind and find the deep joy that exists in the heart of all beings. From the gentle asanas of yoga you’ll flow into the rhythmic, tribal movements of Zumba so that your body can express that joy through high-energy guided dance. Beginners and non-dancers are encouraged to join. Cost: $20 to $25.

Steinway Piano Series: Jon Nakamatsu, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 4P.M. This concert features Jon Nakamatsu performing Schubert, Beethoven, and Schumann. For more information, visit CorvallisPiano.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. Guaranteed to leave you centered and relaxed. For more information, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

Cascade Rye with Tent City, Sam Bonds Garage, 407 Blair St., Eugene. 8:30P.M. Cost: $1 to $5. 21+.

 

Monday November 5

First Monday Whiteside Theatre Tour, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 12 – 1P.M. Regularly scheduled historic tours of the Whiteside Theatre are conducted by the Whiteside Theatre Foundation. For reservations, email reservations@whitesidetheatre.org with your name, any special arrangements, and the number in your group. Admission will be paid at the door on the day of the tour. If space is available, tickets for the tour may be purchased at the door on the day of the tour.

Author Bob Welsh: A Writer’s Life, Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 8:30P.M. Author and Register-Guard columnist Bob Welch takes us behind the scenes to discuss what is involved in book-writing.

Comedy Goes to College, Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9P.M. Students: $3 (with ID), General: $5.

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

 

Tuesday November 6

$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.

Natural History Discovery Days, Agriculture Conference Rooms, Wells Fargo Bank Conference Room, Lasells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 4P.M. Discovery Days is a free outreach program sponsored by the Colleges of Science and Engineering. This highly popular event was developed to allow students to explore more of the world around them by engaging their minds in interactive exhibits. Students are able to participate in a number of hands-on activities including examining live specimens and making polymers. Discovery Days encourages students to develop their own questions and ideas regarding the sciences while creating a deeper interest to learn more.

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.

Rockin’ & Rollin’, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 8P.M. Learn exercises with small props designed to improve your balance, challenge your core, open your tight areas, and enhance relaxation. Deepen your body knowledge and get more out of your classes and your personal practice. Props available for purchase at Live Well Studio. Cost: $60. For more information, call 541-224-6566 or visit www.livewellstudio.com.

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 November 7

Drink and Draw, Maker’s Space, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30P.M.

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.

Natural History Discovery Days, Agriculture Conference Rooms, Wells Fargo Bank Conference Room, Lasells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 9A.M. – 4P.M. Discovery Days is a free outreach program sponsored by the Colleges of Science and Engineering. This highly popular event was developed to allow students to explore more of the world around them by engaging their minds in interactive exhibits. Students are able to participate in a number of hands-on activities including examining live specimens and making polymers. Discovery Days encourages students to develop their own questions and ideas regarding the sciences while creating a deeper interest to learn more.

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.

 

Thursday November 8

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.

Anchor Splash, Austin Auditorium, Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Ave., Corvallis. 7 – 9:30P.M.

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

Oedipus, The King, Withycombe Hall Main Stage, 2901 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 7:30P.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 November 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.

Around Oregon Annual Exhibition, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Oct. 4 to Nov. 16, Tuesday thru Saturday, 12 to 5P.M. The Around Oregon annual exhibit at The Arts Center is always an adventure: each year we invite a different juror from outside of our immediate community. This year we invite Arthur DeBow who has been the gallery director at the College of Art and Craft for several decades. He has very eclectic interests and it shows in his selections for this year’s show. No fewer than 43 artists with 60 artworks made the cut. For more information, contact Hester Coucke, The Arts Center Curator, at 541-754-1551 or hester@theartscenter.net. For more information on The Arts Center, visit www.theartscenter.net.

Foreshore, The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. Nov. 1 to Dec. 22, Tuesday thru Friday, 12 to 5P.M. A collection of objects and artworks curated by artist and deep-sea diver Christy Turner. The exhibition, which is part of the Majestic Theatre’s Makers’ Space program, also features a mixed-media installation by Turner in the newly constructed Project Space. Both projects explore the forms and ideas of the foreshore, an area alternatively exposed and concealed by the tides.

 

 

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