Calendar: July 19 – July 26

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

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.

 

Friday, July 20

da Vinci Days Festival, OSU Campus, Main entrance at 11th St. & Madison Ave., Corvallis. A three day festival with a broad range program of activities designed to encourage discovery. From award winning entertainers to the children’s activities area, a film festival, a Kinetic Sculpture Race, tours, and electric powered vehicles. Events are scheduled so that at any given time of day, there are several choices to suit all interests. For more information, call 541-757-6363, or visit http://www.davincidays.org/.

 

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.

 

Prairie Dog Backfire at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30 pm. Bluegrass & Country. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

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.

 

Walk the Plank at Could & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Philly’s Phunkestra at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5 cover. (541) 757-7221, http://www.bombsawaycafe.com/.

 

Saturday, July 21

da Vinci Days Festival, OSU Campus, Main entrance at 11th St. & Madison Ave., Corvallis. A three day festival with a broad range program of activities designed to encourage discovery. From award winning entertainers to the children’s activities area, a film festival, a Kinetic Sculpture Race, tours, and electric powered vehicles. Events are scheduled so that at any given time of day, there are several choices to suit all interests. For more information, call 541-757-6363, or visit http://www.davincidays.org/.

 

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.

 

The Art of Plankton: Artist’s Talk, The Arts Center, 700 Madison Ave., Corvallis. 12 – 1 p.m. Join us in the Main Gallery to hear participating artists from ‘The Art of Plankton’ talk about their work. Questions welcome!

 

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.

 

Craft Beer Tasting, WineStyles Corvallis, 2333 NW Kings Blvd., Corvallis. 5 – 7:30 p.m.  Join us to try several of our favorites from both local and distant craft breweries. Free for Beer Club Members; $5.00 all other guests.

 

A Summer Evening at Airlie Winery with Cassio Vianna, 15305 Dunn Forest Road, Monmouth. 6 – 9 p.m. Join us for an evening of Brazilian jazz music with Cassio Vianna. Admission to the concert will be $5 and for an additional $10 Airlie will provide you with a picnic basket from Buena Vista House filled with local goodies to enjoy during the concert. http://www.airliewinery.com/.

 

Swing & Blues Dance at Odd Fellows Hall, SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 12 a.m. The valley’s best monthly dance is Saturday, July 21st at Odd Fellows Hall. Local teachers Ben and Michelle will lead the intro lesson at 7pm, and the finest Corvallis DJs will keep the music going till midnight. $5 – 7 admission. For more information, call (541) 752-3023, or visit http://corvallisswing.com/.

Paul Lemoine at Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis, 7:30 pm. Jazz Fusion. Free admission, 541-286-4340.

 

Norman + The Ascetic Junkies + Holiday Friends at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5 cover, 21+.  (541) 757-7221, http://www.bombsawaycafe.com/.

 

Sunday, July 22

da Vinci Days Festival, OSU Campus, Main entrance at 11th St. & Madison Ave., Corvallis. A three day festival with a broad range program of activities designed to encourage discovery. From award winning entertainers to the children’s activities area, a film festival, a Kinetic Sculpture Race, tours, and electric powered vehicles. Events are scheduled so that at any given time of day, there are several choices to suit all interests. For more information, call 541-757-6363, or visit http://www.davincidays.org/.

 

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 23

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

 

Tuesday, July 24

$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 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 12:10 – 1:10 p.m. Erlinda Gonzales-Berry, Executive Director of Casa Latinos Unidos de Benton County discusses her recent book entitled “Mexicanos in Oregon-Their Stories, Their Lives.” 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.

 

234th Army Band presents “Battles: Our Military History through Music, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 – 8:45 p.m.

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 25

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.

 

Georgia Pacific Mill Tour & Guided Tour of Starker Forests, Comfort Suites Inn, 1730 NW 9th St., 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Spend an afternoon touring a breath-taking working forest with friends, family, or even all by yourself.

 

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.

 

Chelsea Foss’ Collaborated Showcase at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monore Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. (541) 757-7221, http://www.bombsawaycafe.com/.

 

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 26

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.

 

Old-Time Music Jam at Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 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.

 

Old Age, The Breaking Yard at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

 

Windy Hill at Bomb’s Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. (541) 757-7221, http://www.bombsawaycafe.com/.

 

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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