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Thursday, October 16

Brown Bag Artist Talk: Tracy Shen, ‘Imperfect Perfection.’ The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Noon – 1 p.m.  Tracy Shen talks about her artwork. Brown Bag Artist talks are always free and open to the public. Bring your lunch and your questions. For info, visit www.theartscenter.net.

Corvallis Arts Walk. Various locations, Corvallis. 4 – 10 p.m. The Corvallis Arts Walk is a new monthly art crawl that will tour many of Corvallis’ fine art galleries as well as non-gallery artistic events and utilize a rotating group of fine dining businesses for final destinations. The inaugural event on Oct. 16 will include stops at the following galleries: Art in the Valley, Studio262, Pegasus Gallery, Shadowsmith Photographics; and non-galleries: The Advocate Loft, LUC, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House.

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North. 2855 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Deschutes Brewing Tasting at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6 – 8 p.m.

Exit Electric with Matt Scruggs at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 6 p.m.

Corvallis New Horizons Band. 6:15 p.m. Every Thursday. The New Horizons Band is a friendly group welcoming players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. For info including rehearsal location, call Sharon Oefelein at 541-754-6098.

Chat with a Candidate. Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave. 6:45 p.m. Features Paul Woods – Ward 7.

Rough Jazz at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 7:30 p.m.

Free Range Open Mic Night at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

Curtis Monette at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m.

Ladies’ Night Featuring DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar & 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, October 17

OSU Hip-Hop Festival and Symposium. Reser Stadium, Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. A day of live hip-hop music, workshops, and talks about hip-hop music and culture. Featuring MC Lyte, Lil Flip, DJ Spooky, and many more. Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door (free with OSU I.D.).

Music à la Carte. Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Noon. OSU Music Faculty Showcase.

Run, Walk N’ Roll. Memorial Union Quad, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 3:30 p.m. This is the fifth year of the “Run, Walk, N’ Roll” event. While many participate in the 5K run, others take a more relaxed approach and walk, roll, or stroll through a mile-long route. This year, the event fair includes a “body shop” starting at 3 p.m., giving participants a chance to test their flexibility, balance, heart rate, blood pressure, and to try out biofeedback.

Wine Tastings at First Alternative South. 1007 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Black Cultural Center Block Party. Memorial and Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 5:15 p.m. The Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center at Oregon State University will be hosting a block party. This event will feature tours onto the foundation of the gathering hall for the new building, provide an update on the construction, along with providing a fun and festive atmosphere for celebrating the progress of construction. For info, contact 541-737-0724 or events@oregonstate.edu.

Matt the Electrician and Tim Easton at Harris Bridge Vineyard. 22937 Harris Rd., Philomath. 7 p.m. Join Harris Bridge Vineyard for an evening concert in the intimate timbers of The Hollow. Limited seating means there are only advance tickets available. Get your tickets online, or at Grass Roots Books & Music. Cost: $20. For info, visit www.harrisbridgevineyard.com.

Word MOB V. LBCC Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. An evening of heartfelt slam and spoken word presented by LBCC Poets at Word MOB V. There is also an open-mic opportunity. Sign-up for open mic begins at 7 p.m. Event sponsored by LBCC Benton Center, LBCC Student Leadership Council, and LBCC Poetry Club.

Pigs on the Wing at the Majestic Theatre. 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Imagine the energy and electric intensity of Dark Side of the Moon-era Pink Floyd in an intimate theater or rock club environment. Hailing from Portland, Pigs on the Wing has been delivering that spellbinding experience to audiences throughout the Northwest since 2006. Cost: $15 to $18.

The Svens at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

Swing and Blues Workshop Weekend. Oddfellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. The Swing and Blues Workshop Weekend is two days of workshops and dancing in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Instructors from Portland, Eugene, and Corvallis are brought together for a weekend of dancing, learning, and fun.

Nicholas St. James, Steve Hunter, & Jordan Norton at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

DJ Qbert w/Homemade beats by Toggle & Future Metz w/The Turntable Enabler at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

Saturday, October 18

Runaway Pumpkin Half Marathon. Cheadle Lake Park, 37954 Weirich Dr., Lebanon. 9 a.m. Runners and walkers dressed in costume are encouraged. Rain or shine. All proceeds of this event go to ABC House, the child abuse intervention center serving Benton and Linn counties.

Corvallis Farmers’ Market. NW Jackson Ave. & NW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The outdoor farmers’ market features fresh, locally grown, locally produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. The market is open through November. For info, visit www.locallygrown.org.

Albany Farmers’ Market. 4th & Ellsworth, Albany. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Farmers’ markets are one of the best ways to get acquainted with the products and farmers available in a region. Brimming over with live music, tasty food, street performers, and more, the mid-valley’s farmers’ markets are more than a place to buy fresh food—they’re a place to experience the life of your community. Runs through November.

The Galleria. First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Rd., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Galleria is a unique and affordable shopping experience featuring beautifully handcrafted gifts and décor and Assistance League’s gourmet packaged foods.

James Warren Story Time for Kids at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 10 a.m.

Swing and Blues Workshop Weekend. Oddfellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. The Swing and Blues Workshop Weekend is two days of workshops and dancing in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Instructors from Portland, Eugene, and Corvallis are brought together for a weekend of dancing, learning and fun.

2 Towns Ciderhouse Harvest Party. 2 Towns Production Space, 5123 SW Hout St., Corvallis. Noon – 10 p.m. The 2 Towns Ciderhouse Harvest Party will have live music all day, food carts, and free shuttle. Parking is limited and so shuttle and carpooling is encouraged. Rain or shine.

Street Dawgs & Cats Care Fair. Thompson Shelter, Avery Park, 1310 SW Avery Park Dr., Corvallis. 1 – 4 p.m.  Free exams and shots for pets of the homeless. Free store with pet food and supplies for patrons. OSU Veterinarian College Shelter Medicine Club, Occupy Corvallis, Advocates for Pets of the Homeless. For info, call Stephanie Hampton at 541-740-4439.

NaNoWriMo Plot-Planning Party. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 2 – 3:30 p.m. The library will be celebrating NaNoWriMo with a Plot-Planning Party, Kick-off Party, and weekly writing sessions.

Two Talking Wolves: Conversations About Conservation. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 7 – 9 p.m. How does capitalism need to change to save the world? What is the role of young people and what obligation do companies and business people have to give back to society? Throw in topics like re-wilding the West with wolves and grizzly bears, support for the United Nations, and the dangers posed by terrorists armed with nuclear weapons and you’ve got a recipe for fascinating discussion.

Flamenco En El Otoño. Corvallis Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave. 7 p.m. Berto Boyd performs at the Corvallis Arts Center.

Planet Boogie. Downtown Dance, 223 NW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9 p.m.  A freestyle dance event featuring eclectic and world beat music. Requested donation: $5 to $10. For info, call 541-752-1997 or visit www.facebook.com/home.php#!/groups/planetboogie.

Randall Dighton at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

T. J. Humperdinck at Old World Deli. 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8 p.m. A deeply soulful hour of music and laughter with the mythical T. J. Humperdinck. For info, call 541-908-1998.

Sick Monkey at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 8 p.m.

Saturday Stampede at Jack Okole’s Bar & Grill. 140 NW 3rd St., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

The Shy Seasons and Funkle Ted at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cost: $3.

Piano Shoppe at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m. Cost: $3.

Sunday, October 19

Sunday Lunch Rides. The Beanery, Corvallis. 10 a.m. Meet at the Beanery every Sunday for a fun social bicycle ride around Corvallis. The 10- to 15-mile easy pace ride ends up at a different local eatery each week for lunch.

Celebration of the Life and Art of Herbert Berman. Old World Deli, Corvallis. 3 – 5 p.m. An exhibit of his work is also up at the Deli gallery through October.

Blues Jam at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 4 p.m.

Meditation/Mindfulness. Willamette Wellness Center, 6735 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 5 – 6 p.m. Learn various meditation techniques to find inner calm, maintain good health, and reduce stress. Guaranteed to leave you centered and relaxed. All ages welcome. For info, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman.

Business as Usual: The False Promises of Green Tech. Albany Public Library, Community Room, 2450 14th Ave. SE. 5 – 6 p.m. An hour-long talk on the failure of “green” technology, a sober assessment of the environmental and social crisis we face, and a strategy to save the planet.

Deep Green Resistance is an analysis, a strategy, and the only organization of its kind.

Meet the Author: Pete Fromm. Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

After meeting at a boatman’s bash on the Snake River, river runners Maddy and Dalt embark on a lifelong love affair. Driven by her irresistible voice, full of wit and humor and defiance, “If Not for This” is a love story like no other.

Monday, October 20

Insight Meditation Group. A practice group in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. For info, contact maryleigh.burke@gmail.com.

Five Stones Sangha: Mindful Meditation. Friends Meeting House, 3311 NW Polk Ave. 5:30 p.m. Five Stones Sangha meets regularly every week to practice meditations and strengthen mindfulness. For info, visit https://sites.google.com/site/fivestonessanghacorvallis or call Ken at 541-760-9760.

‘An Evening with Brian Doyle.’ First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW 8th St., Corvallis. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Brian Doyle is the author of 14 books, essays, and the novels “The Plover” (April 2014) and the bestseller “Mink River.”

The People’s Climate March Experience. Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. 7 – 8:30 p.m. A group of Corvallis marchers share their experiences and photos as part of the 400,000 people who marched on Sept. 21 in New York to demand action on the climate crisis. Some will describe the subsequent Flood Wall Street demonstration they attended as well.

Bryson Skaar at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 21

Teen Yoga. Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 4 p.m. All teens welcome, all levels. Free. For info, call 541-224-6566 or visit www.livewellstudio.com.

Corvallis Community Choir Fall Term. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. New members arrive 10 minutes early. No audition is needed, and no memorization is required. The membership fee is $50 for fall term; some scholarships are available. For info, contact Nan Chaney at 541-740-6068 or nonandjay1@gmail.com, or visit http://corvalliscommunitychoir.us.

Celtic Jam at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Timba Tuesday at Impulse Bar & Grill. 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Join the Rumbanana Salsa Group every Tuesday night after Rumbanana’s classes at Impulse Bar & Grill. They’ll be playing the best Timba, with a hint of Reggaeton and Bachata. Under 21 allowed until 9 p.m. No cover.

Wednesday, October 22

Cheap Night at Darkside Cinema. 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. Wednesday is Cheap Night at Darkside. Cost: $6 for all shows. Bring your own container for discounted prices on popcorn.

Corvallis Farmers’ Market. NW Jackson Ave. & NW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The outdoor farmers’ market features fresh, locally grown, locally produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. The market is open through November. For info, visit www.locallygrown.org.

Program: Walk with Ease. Rotary Shelter in Willamette Park, Corvallis. 10 a.m. Walk with Ease is a structured walking program that teaches participants how to safely make physical activity part of their everyday life. The program is designed to help people living with arthritis better manage their pain and is also ideal for people without arthritis who want to make walking a daily habit. The class is open to anyone.

OSUsed Store Afternoon Sale. 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. Noon – 3 p.m. Items include furniture, computers and computer accessories, sporting goods, bicycles, household items, and more. For info, visit http://surplus.oregonstate.edu.

Corvallis High School Choral Concert: Featuring the OSU Chamber Choir. Corvallis High School Auditorium, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. 7 – 9 p.m. OSU’s premier choir performs with the Corvallis High School Concert Choir. Admission paid at the door. Proceeds benefit choral program at CHS. For info, visit http://schools.csd509j.net/chs.

Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra: The Classics. Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. The Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the season earns its name with symphonies by Mozart and Beethoven, and a concerto by Haydn. Tickets start at $20. For info, visit www.cosusymphony.org.

Corvallis Belly Dance Guild Performance. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

Wednesday Acoustic Live at Les Caves Bier & Kitchen. 308 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 8 – 10 p.m. Great local bands. No cover. Fine food and beer.

The Deep Woods Band & Adam Scramstad at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 23

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North. 2855 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

OSU District Plan Open House. Chintimini Senior and Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 5 – 8 p.m. Public event to share progress updates and information on the OSU District Plan development. All are welcome to attend this public open house event.  Representatives from OSU will be present to provide progress updates and other relevant information on the development of the OSU District Plan, including past planning assumptions and outcomes, current statistics and trends, and goals for the next 10 years.

Corvallis New Horizons Band. 6:15 p.m. Every Thursday. The New Horizons Band is a friendly group welcoming players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. For info including rehearsal location, call Sharon Oefelein at 541-754-6098.

Chat with a Candidate. Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave. 6:45 p.m. Mike Beilstein – Ward 5.

Wild Hog in the Woods at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 7:30 p.m.

Ladies’ Night Featuring DJ H-Ram & Josh Soto at Impulse Bar & 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.

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