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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.

The Beatles’ ‘A Hard Day’s Night.’ Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Meet the Beatles! Just one month after they exploded onto the U.S. scene, John, Paul, George, and Ringo began working on a project that would bring their revolutionary talent to the big screen. “A Hard Day’s Night” is one of the most deliriously entertaining movies of all time.

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 24

Music à la Carte. Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Noon. U.S. Army jazz combo from Fort Lewis.

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

The Magic Barrel: A Reading to Fight Hunger. Whiteside Theatre, 361 Madison Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Reading by local authors to benefit Linn-Benton Food Share.

Bill, Rita, and Natalia at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

Hell’s Belles at the Majestic Theatre. 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. The one and only, crazy awesome, all-female AC/DC tribute act. Hail to the good times! It’s an all-out rock ‘n’ roll assault that leaves you both satisfied and begging for more. Let there be rock! Cost: $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

Fruition at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9:30 p.m.

Chris Stewart, Avery Hill & Guests at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

Saturday, October 25

OSUsed Store Saturday Sale. 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – noon. Items include furniture, computers and computer accessories, sporting goods, bicycles, household items, and more. For info, visit http://surplus.oregonstate.edu.

Corvallis Farmers’ Market. NW Jackson Ave. & NW 1st St. 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 Ave. & Ellsworth St. 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.

Day of Sharing: Project H.E.R. Many Hands Trading, 259 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Many Hands Trading will donate $1 of every $4 that customers spend during its Day of Sharing to benefit Project H.E.R.

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

Philomath Open Studios. Participating locations, Philomath. Noon – 5 p.m. Every year local artists agree to open their studios to the general public during the Philomath Open Studios art tours. On this free, self-guided tour, the artists are available to discuss their processes and show work that may never have been on public display. For info, a tour map, or to see samples of the artists’ work, visit http://www.philomathopenstudios.com.

Ask Me: A Poetry Workshop with Peter Sears, Oregon Poet Laureate. Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. 1 – 3 p.m.

NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Party. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 2 p.m. Write your novel during National Novel Writing Month on Saturdays in October and November in the Corvallis Public Library’s Main Meeting Room.

Author Event: ‘Please Don’t Paint Our Planet Pink.’ Grass Roots Bookstore, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 3 p.m. Grass Roots is hosting Corvallis author Gregg Kleiner and illustrator Laurel Thompson for a reading of their new children’s book. They will sign copies after.

BBQ Tasting & Twisted Snout Brewery. Dock 22, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 8 p.m. Taste free samples of Pig Feathers BBQ chicken and pulled pork with a variety of sauces and meet the brewer of Twisted Snout Brewery in Toledo, Oregon.

Corvallis Environmental Center 20th Anniversary Dinner and Auction. Corvallis Country Club, 1850 SW Whiteside Dr. 5 p.m. The Corvallis Environmental Center is proud to celebrate 20 years of service! Come celebrate its achievements of the last two decades and support future efforts to educate, engage, and inspire people to create a healthy, sustainable community. Cost: $40.

Meet the Author and Illustrator: Gregg Kleiner and Laurel Thompson. Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. “Please Don’t Paint Our Planet Pink.”

Gumbo & Swing Dancing at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

Peter Mulvey and Beth Wood at the Majestic Theatre. 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

Jason Pickett Memorial Concert. Dixie Creek Saloon, 32994 Hwy. 99E, Tangent. 8 p.m. Featuring the Johnny Pickett Band, Dennis Monroe Band, and Uncle Spunk.

John Shipe at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 8 p.m.

WVLMS Third Anniversary Show. Front Street Bar & Grill, 2300 Front St., Albany. 9 p.m. Featuring Tripl3 Thr3at, and Summer Soundtrack.

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

Parish Gap at Dock 22. 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

Bubble Cats, Violent Psalms, Taylor Humfeld at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

Play Pause Record: DJ Party with 4 DJs! at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

Sunday, October 26

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.

HOUR Traders Harvest Gathering. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. Noon – 4 p.m. An afternoon of fun and activities, including an HOUR Trader Marketplace, musical performances, and an all-age pumpkin painting contest with prizes.

Philomath Open Studios. Participating locations, Philomath. Noon – 5 p.m. Every year local artists agree to open their studios to the general public during the Philomath Open Studios art tours. On this free, self-guided tour, the artists are available to discuss their processes and show work that may never have been on public display. For info, a tour map, or to see samples of the artists’ work, visit www.philomathopenstudios.com.

Yoga for Recovery. Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. For recovery from substance abuse, eating disorders, codependency. By donation. For info, visit www.livewellstudio.com.

Housing First Men’s Shelter Open House. Men’s Shelter, 530 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 2 – 4 p.m. Food, entertainment, and a look around. Take a look at the recently remodeled shelter and meet some of the volunteers.

Majestic Readers Theatre: ‘Tomorrow Too’ and ‘Walking with Alice.’ Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 3 and 7 p.m. The Majestic Readers Theatre Company offers high quality staged readings on the last Sunday of every month. Reader’s theater plays are a fun, accessible way to experience contemporary works by famous modern playwrights that might not otherwise be performed here. Cost: $6 to $8.

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.

All Bodies Improv. Live Well Studio, 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Explore movement using the forms of Movement Improvisation. By donation. For info, visit www.livewellstudio.com.

Monday, October 27

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., Corvallis. 5:30 p.m. Five Stones Sangha meets regularly every week to practice meditations and strengthen mindfulness. For info, call Ken at 541-760-9760 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/fivestonessanghacorvallis.

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

‘Addressing Homelessness in Corvallis: The Housing First Model.’ Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 7:30 p.m. Corvallis Housing First will present plans for assisting members of the homeless population of Corvallis seeking permanent housing. This talk and public discussion are free and open to all.

Tuesday, October 28

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.

‘A Catalogue of Errors.’ LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. British photographer and conceptual artist John Hilliard will speak about his work. Hilliard has been making photographic works that question the nature of photographic representation. A pioneer of conceptual photography, Hilliard will speak about his photographic practice and the nature of photographic representation and its failings.

Meet the Author: Kerry Eggers. Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Join author Kerry Eggers for a reading of his new book, “Civil War Rivalry: Oregon vs. Oregon State.” Since 1894, the Ducks and the Beavers have squared off on the gridiron to do battle for football bragging rights in Oregon. It’s a rivalry that pits family members against one another, splitting the allegiance of an entire state.

Piano & Violin Concert. Grace Lutheran Church, 435 NW 21st St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Anthea Kreston and Sunghee Kim will present passionate violin concertos by Saint-Saens and Sibelius as well as a piano piece by Mendelsohn.

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 29

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. 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.

OSUsed Store Halloween Sale. 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. Noon – 3 p.m. Come by the OSUsed Store for a spooktacular Halloween Sale. Reach into the “cauldron” and pick an eyeball—you just may be lucky enough to draw one good for 25, 50, or 75% off one item. For info, visit http://surplus.oregonstate.edu.

Housed Wednesdays at Impulse Bar & Grill. 1425 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

Corvallis Climate Action Plan: Public Input and Information Forum. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Chamber Music Corvallis: Morgenstern Piano Trio. Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Chamber Music Corvallis is pleased to present the Morgenstern Piano Trio. Cost: $26 to $120. For info, visit www.chambermusiccorvallis.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.

Thursday, October 30

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

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

OSU Homecoming Parade & Block Party. CH2M HILL Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 6:30 – 9 p.m. You never know what you’ll see in the glow of the Homecoming Lights Parade. Community and student groups are invited to join the festivities by creating an entry for the parade. Special guests and messages from OSU will help to fan the flames at this free event.

Chat with a Candidate. Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave. 6:45 p.m. Zach Baker – Ward 3; Joel Hirsch – Ward 6.

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

Device Grips at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 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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