Calendar: August 30 – September 6

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

Thursday August 30



Wine Tastings at First Alternative North

2855 Northwest Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 to 7 p.m. First Alternative’s North Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines every Thursday night.

 Wild Goose Festival

Benton County Fair Grounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit WildGooseFestival.org

 Melanie Reed at Belle Vallee

151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m.

Old-Time Music Jam at Old World Deli

341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Ed Dee’s Friends at Imagine Coffee

5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

Cadillac Lunch Dinner Jazz set at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House

126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

 Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero

126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10 p.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. 10 p.m.

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill

140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

The The The Thunder at Bomb’s Away Café

2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Friday August 31


Wild Goose Festival

Benton County Fair Grounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. For more information, visit WildGooseFestival.org

 Wine Tastings at First Alternative South

1007 Southeast 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 to 7 p.m. First Alternative’s South Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines every Friday night.

Friday Wine Tastings at WineStyles

2333 NW Kings Blvd, Corvallis. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday evenings we have several wines open for tasting, AND included in the tasting fee is a glass pour of one of the featured wines — your choice! Tasting fee is $10. For more information call, 541-738-9463, http://www.winestyles.net/corvallis.

 Mike McLaren at Belle Vallee

151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m.

Open Mic benefit for Habitat for Humanity at Imagine Coffee

5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

Ben Jay’s Video Art Spectacular show closing with Fjords at Bomb’s Away Café

2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

Prairie Dog Backfire at the 2nd St. Beanery

500 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero

126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cover: $5 for 18 – 20; $2 for 21+.

Hip Hop Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill

140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

Reggae Night at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House

126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Saturday September 1


Wild Goose Festival

Benton County Fair Grounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. For more information, visit WildGooseFestival.org

 Corvallis Farmers’ Market

Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 The Bounty of Benton County

Benton County. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Explore Benton County this Labor Day weekend! The annual Bounty of Benton County is an event that features unique views, tastes, and experiences. Participants purchase a passport to tour the designated sights which include wineries, farms, kids’ activities and much more. Each location provides something of value for passport holders –a wine tasting, food sampling, and discounts on items, tours or experiences. $20. For more information about the Bounty of Benton County, and a list of tour sites, visit http://bountyofbentoncounty.com.

 

Sunday September 2

 

Wild Goose Festival

Benton County Fair Grounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. For more information, visit WildGooseFestival.org

 Garland Nursery’s What To Do In The Garden In September

5470 U.S. 20, Corvallis. 12 p.m. It’s harvest season! It’s also time to plant for fall and next year’s harvest as you plan for year-round food production and outdoor color. Make the most of your fruits and veggies, see what’s new and join us for a chance to win one of our product giveaways. For more information, call 541-753-6601, or visit GarlandNursery.com.

The Bounty of Benton County

Benton County. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Explore Benton County this Labor Day weekend! The annual Bounty of Benton County is an event that features unique views, tastes, and experiences. Participants purchase a passport to tour the designated sights which include wineries, farms, kids’ activities and much more. Each location provides something of value for passport holders –a wine tasting, food sampling, and discounts on items, tours or experiences. $20. For more information about the Bounty of Benton County, and a list of tour sites, visit http://bountyofbentoncounty.com.

 Relax and Recharge at Willamette Wellness Center

6735 SW Country Club Dr., 4:30 to 5:30 p.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 September 3

 

The Bounty of Benton County

Benton County. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Explore Benton County this Labor Day weekend! The annual Bounty of Benton County is an event that features unique views, tastes, and experiences. Participants purchase a passport to tour the designated sights which include wineries, farms, kids’ activities and much more. Each location provides something of value for passport holders –a wine tasting, food sampling, and discounts on items, tours or experiences. $20. For more information about the Bounty of Benton County, and a list of tour sites, visit http://bountyofbentoncounty.com.

 Labor Day Luau at FireWorks

1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Join FireWorks in celebrating Labor Day! Headline entertainment features Pasefika Hula Troupe and Island Reggae R&B legends Loa Poleo and D-Tunes of 3RP. All ages, free admission. The Labor Day Luau is part of the Southtown Street Party benefit series. Suggested donation $5-10 to promote education in Bali.

 Southtown Open Mic Talent Search

Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free admission with $2 purchase.

Tuesday September 4

 

 

$5 Movies at Ninth St. Cinema

1750 NW 9th St., Corvallis. See your latest film favorites at the 9th Street Regal Cinema. All movies are $5, every Tuesday, ALL DAY.

 Family Mornings

at the SAGE Garden, Starker City Park.10 a.m. to 12 p.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 Northwest Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday Work Parties at SAGE Garden for a good cause! We need your help in the garden doing all sorts of things from prepping soil and mulching to planting and harvesting.

Grass Roots Reading Group: “Turn Right at Machu Picchu”

Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6:30 to 8 p.m. For the centennial of the discovery of Machu Picchu by Hiram Bingham, travel and adventure magazine writer and editor Mark Adams did something he’d never done before: set out on a travel adventure of his own.

 Hardcourt Bicycle Polo at Eric Scott McKinley Skate Park

7 to 8 p.m.

Drink and Draw at the Majestic Theater

115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

 Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar and Grill

1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Come out dancing every Tuesday night! Join us for Cuban Salsa Night each week after Rumbanana’s classes at Impulse Bar & Grill in Corvallis – great music, awesome drinks, fun peeps and $1 tacos!

 Concerts in the Park – Corvallis Community Band

Central Park Gazebo, Corvallis. 8 p.m. The Corvallis Community Band is a musical organization, open to anyone who plays a band instrument with at least high school level ability.

 

Wednesday September 5

 

Corvallis Farmers’ Market

Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 Fall Festival Fine Art Exhibit – Brown Bag Talk

The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Artists from the exhibit will speak about their work, and take questions. Bring your lunch & grab a chair in the Main Gallery. Speakers to be announced.

 Beer & Blog at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House

126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 5 to 6 p.m. Local bloggers and tweeters meet to commiserate and network.

 Stitch Night at Stash

110 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 5 to 8 p.m. Free social knitting and crocheting group – bring a project, get inspired! www.stashlocal.com.

 Hilltop Big Band

Central Park, Corvallis. 7:30 to 9 p.m.

 Corvallis Belly Dance Guild Performance

Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

 Wednesday Accoustic Live At Les Caves Bier & Kitchen

308 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 to 10 p.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 September 6

 

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North

2855 Northwest Grant Ave., Corvallis. 5 to 7 p.m. First Alternative’s North Store hosts wine tastings featuring local wines every Thursday night.

Old-Time Music Jam at Old World Deli

341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 to 9:30 p.m.

 Top 40 – Hip-hop – Mash-ups – Electro at Sub-Zero

126 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 10 p.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. 10 p.m.

Buckin’ Thursday Western Night at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill

140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Ongoing August Events

 

Trees to Treasure

Parks & Recreation, 1310 SW Avery Park Drive, Corvallis. Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some of the downed trees from Corvallis are recycled into finely-crafted heirloom bowls, gifts, and boxes as a fund raising 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 our 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. January 13 to December 1, Tuesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.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.

August in Motion 2012.

August 1 to August 31. Events for all ages! A community collaboration that provides a month long celebration of Corvallis bicycling and walking events. Details available at www. ci.corvalli.or.us/pr

Midnight Muse: CALL TO ART!

August 1 to August 31. Midnight Muse, a local art and literary magazine, has announced a call to art throughout the month of August. The quarterly publication is currently accepting submissions from all mediums, painters, writers, crafters, performance artists, and everyone in between. Those selected will be published in Issue 4 which is set to release Oct. 15. For more info, www.midnightmusemag.com/submissions/.

 Youth Poetry Competition

Corrine Woodman Gallery, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. August 28 to September 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.

Fall Festival Fine Art – 40th Anniversary

The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. September 1 to September 29. Corvallis Fall Festival celebrates its 40th Anniversary, and for this special occasion, the Festival invited 40 artists to show their work in the annual Fall Festival Fine Art Showcase. Fall Festival Fine Art Showcase features artists who have previously been in the show, including six Fall Festival poster finalists. This year it is a varied exhibit with a number of different media, representing the range of work a good art festival offers: paintings and drawings, pastel, print making, sculpture, ceramic work, glass, wood, mixed media, fiber and photography.

 

 

 

 

 

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