Calendar: July 12 – July 19

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

Thursday, July 12

2012 Summer Kid Series, Carmike Cinemas, 750 NE Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 10 a.m. Before you jump in the pool this summer, enjoy one of your favorite blockbuster kid films on the big screen. $2 movie combo – drink, popcorn and movie.

 

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

 

Downtown Corvallis Association July Downtown After Hours, Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 5:30 – 7 p.m. The Downtown Corvallis Association’s monthly business networking social is an excellent opportunity for you to get better acquainted with fellow members of the business community, in a relaxed environment. Attendance is $5 for DCA Members and $10 each for non-DCA Member guests. RSVP by calling 541-754-6624      .

 

Frolic BBQ & Quilt Show Preview, Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 7th Annual Frolic BBQ is a family friendly event and the kickoff to the Annual Philomath Frolic & Rodeo.

 

Philomath Frolic & Rodeo, Philomath Rodeo Grounds, South 13th St., Philomath. 5:30 p.m.

The Philomath Frolic & Rodeo is held during the second full weekend of July with three Northwest Professional Rodeo Association sanctioned rodeos, (NPRA), The Kids and Main Street Parades, Friday & Saturday Dance, Carnival Rides, Old Fashion Fiddle Jam, Kids Korner, and much more to make a fun-filled weekend.

 

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

 

O’CCUPY BO’MBS at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 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.

 

Friday, July 13

Philomath Frolic & Rodeo, Philomath Rodeo Grounds, South 13th St., Philomath.

 

Cycle Oregon – 2012 Weekend Ride, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The 2012 Weekend Ride will show you the best of what the Willamette Valley has to offer, from the prime vantage point of a bike seat. With our trusty mix of family-friendly and more challenging routes, you can experience as much of this magical valley as you like. $160/adult, $75/student.

 

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

 

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

 

Oregon Hazelnut Country Wine Dinner at Tyee Wine Cellars & Buchanan Family Hazelnut Orchard, 26335 Greenberry Rd., Corvallis. 6 p.m. Join Artist-Food Writer Jan Roberts-Dominguez and Tyee Owners and Hazelnut Growers for a fabulous 2nd Annual Wine Dinner for Nuts. Visit TyeeWine.com to see the menu and purchase tickets. $75.

 

Secrets of Prasana Yoga with Eric Shaw, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 6 – 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 541-224-6566 $39 for one day, $70 for both

 

Memphis Street at Belle Vallee Cellars, 151 NW Monroe Ave. 6:30 p.m.

 

The Flow at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30 pm.

 

Joanne Trzcinski at Fireworks Restaurant, 1115 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

 

Dialeto Brasileiro at del Alma Restaurant, 136 SW Washington Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

 

Bodare Bestvina at the 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.

 

Lacota, Another Musician at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 14

Cycle Oregon – 2012 Weekend Ride, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The 2012 Weekend Ride will show you the best of what the Willamette Valley has to offer, from the prime vantage point of a bike seat. With our trusty mix of family-friendly and more challenging routes, you can experience as much of this magical valley as you like. $160/adult, $75/student.

 

Philomath Frolic & Rodeo, Philomath Rodeo Grounds, South 13th St., Philomath.

 

Barrel to Keg Relay, Harris Bridge Vineyard, 22937 Harris Rd., Philomath. 7 a.m. Starting at the Harris Bridge Vineyard in Philomath, Oregon, teams of runners will run 69 scenic miles to the Rogue Ales Brewery in Newport’s South Beach. Register at http://www.communityservices.us/barrel_to_keg_home.htm. $75

 

Local Birding & Nature Field Trip, Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet at the Benton center and carpool to nearby refuges and other birding hot spots with an experienced Audubon trip leader. Bring binoculars; no charge beyond voluntary contribution for gas. For more information, call 541-752-0108. Weather may alter plans.

 

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 

Little Sprouts – Fairy Gardens at Garland Nursery, ­5470 SE Hwy 20, Corvallis. 11 a.m. There is so much creativity that can happen in small gardens and we bet that is just what the fairies love about them. Registration required; call to register. $10.

 

Reuda En La Calle, Corner of 1st Street & Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Get outside and dance a little casino in downtown Corvallis. Be at 1st and Monroe between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Just follow the Timba music!

 

Paths to Happiness, Dennis Community Hall, 114 SW 8th St., Corvallis. 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

Barrel to Barrel Picnic, Harris Bridge Vineyard, 22937 Harris Rd., Philomath. 12 – 5 p.m.  Harris Bridge will be hosting a vineyard picnic, playing, and enjoying the tunes of Gumbo out on the grass. $10 for drinks, eats and music!

 

Oregon Lavender Festival Tour Site, TeBri Vineyards, 24880 Orchard Tract Dr., Monroe. 12 – 6 p.m. Dozens of Oregon lavender destinations open their doors to the public for the weekend.  For locations visit: http://www.oregonlavenderdestinations.com/festival.

 

Historic Homes Trolley Tour, Corner of 2nd Street & Jackson Ave., Corvallis. 1 p.m. Visit us on Saturdays in July and August to join in a guided tour of the gorgeous historic homes in and around downtown Corvallis, Oregon.

 

“Style” Wine Tasting, WineStyles Corvallis, 2333 NW Kings Blvd., Corvallis. 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Please join us to find out if you like Crisp white wines or Silky or Rich ones. Or, if you prefer Fruity red wines or Mellow or Bold ones! Free tasting for Wine Club Members; $6 for all other guests.

 

Secrets of Prasana Yoga with Eric Shaw, Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 6 – 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 541-224-6566 $39 for one day, $70 for both

 

UpBeat Café, Dennis Community Hall, 114 SW 8th St., Corvallis. 7 – 10 p.m.

 

Psychro + Pluto My Planet at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Sunday, July 15

Cycle Oregon – 2012 Weekend Ride, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The 2012 Weekend Ride will show you the best of what the Willamette Valley has to offer, from the prime vantage point of a bike seat. With our trusty mix of family-friendly and more challenging routes, you can experience as much of this magical valley as you like. $160/adult, $75/student.

 

Philomath Frolic & Rodeo, Philomath Rodeo Grounds, South 13th St., Philomath.

 

Oregon Lavender Festival Tour Site, TeBri Vineyards, 24880 Orchard Tract Dr., Monroe. 12 – 6 p.m. Dozens of Oregon lavender destinations open their doors to the public for the weekend.  For locations visit: http://www.oregonlavenderdestinations.com/festival.

 

Relax and Recharge at Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 SW Country Club Dr., 4:30 – 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, July 16

Broadway’s Best – Corvallis Community Band, Starker Arts Park Amphitheatre, 1310 SW Avery Park Dr., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

 

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

 

Tuesday, July 17

$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. – 12 p.m.  This summer, head out to SAGE on Tuesday mornings to spend time in the garden with your family.

 

Lunch-time Lecture Series, Corvallis Public Library, 645 Northwest Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 12:10 – 1:10 p.m. John Baker discusses his new book, “Lost and Found.” Lectures co-sponsored by LBCC Benton Center and the Library. Free and open to the public. Bring your lunch!

 

Tuesday Nights at the SAGE Garden, 214 Northwest Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 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.

 

Celtic Jam at Imagine Coffee, 5460 Southwest Philomath Blvd., Corvallis.  7 – 9 p.m.

 

Hardcourt Bicycle Polo at Eric Scott McKinley Skate Park, 7 – 8 p.m. Corvallis Community Hardcourt Bicycle Polo?  We play every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. Currently, we are playing on the basketball court next to the Eric Scott McKinley skate park.

 

Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar and Grill, 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 – 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, July 18

Corvallis Farmers’ Market, Corner of 1st Street & Jackson Street, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. For more information, www.locallygrown.org.

 

Summer Session Noon Concert, Memorial Union Quad, Corvallis. 12 – 1 p.m. This summer treat yourself to the sweet sounds of the OSU Summer Session here on the beautiful OSU campus! So grab your lunch and join us for an hour of outdoor fun, relaxation and the great sounds of musicians from around the great NW!

 

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

 

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

 

Fixing the Future – Live Documentary Screening, Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Join dozens of other communities across the country as part of a one-night-only event to jumpstart local, sustainable economies. $8 general admission.

 

Chuck Holst & Gary Rowles at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 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 – 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, July 19

2012 Summer Kid Series, Carmike Cinemas, 750 NE Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 10 a.m. Before you jump in the pool this summer, enjoy one of your favorite blockbuster kid films on the big screen. $2 movie combo – drink, popcorn and movie.

 

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

Exhibit Reception: The Art of Plankton, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Meet participating artists, view the show, enjoy some light snacks & drinks.

 

Olive Oil & Wine Tasting, WineStyles Corvallis, 2333 NW Kings Blvd., Corvallis. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. We’ll be sampling Green Valley Extra Virgin Olive Oils in addition to several wines picked to complement the oils.

 

Edible Front Yard Garden Tour, 504 NW 6th St., Corvallis. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Join us at the corner of 6th & Tyler for a guided walking tour of food-producing front yard gardens — simple to complex! For more information contact Info@SustainableCorvallis.org.

 

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

 

Curtis Monette & acoustiphilia at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

 

Creighton Lindsay Blues Trio at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 8:30 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.

 

Beastie Boys Night at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Ongoing July Events

Trees to Treasure, Parks & Recreation, 1310 SW Avery Park Drive, Corvallis. Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 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 – December 1, Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 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.

 

‘Ditto!’ Quilt Raffle, on Display at Corrine Woodman Galleries, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. June 5 – July 14, Tuesday – Friday, 12 – 5 p.m. Have you seen the beautiful quilt above the computer stations in the Corvallis Public Library? The group responsible for that lovely creation is now working on a quilt entitled “Ditto!” that will be raffled off to support The Arts Center!

 

Where’s Waldo in Corvallis? Downtown Corvallis. July 1 – July 31. Grass Roots Books & Music is hosting a month-long scavenger hunt to Find Waldo through downtown Corvallis in July. He’s turning 25 this year, and to celebrate, the famous fellow in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting fifteen different local businesses all through the month of July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, books, and more. From Soft Star Shoes to Great Harvest Bakery, from Burst’s Chocolate Shop to Sedlak’s Boots & Shoes, Waldo figures are showing up in throughout downtown Corvallis.

 

The Art of Plankton: Form Follows Function, The Arts Center, 700 NW Madison Ave., Corvallis.  July 19 – August 28. In our daily lives, it’s easy to overlook how closely related the disciplines of science and art can be. It was exciting to see the level of response to this science-based inspiration – we could have filled the Gallery twice over. The resulting collection of artwork is a testament to the creativity that abounds in the fields of art and science, and how explorations each field can elevate the other.

 

 

 

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