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Thursday, October 30

Brownsville American Legion Haunted House. 339 N Main St., Brownsville. 4 p.m. Two nights of spooky fun, Oct. 30 and Oct. 31, at the American Legion Haunted House. Admission is $2 each or two cans of food. All donations will be used to support holiday meals for veterans.

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. The bonfire has been extinguished but that doesn’t mean the sizzle has gone out of Homecoming. 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.

Morningstar Grange Haunted House. 38794 Morningstar Rd. NE, Albany. 7 p.m. Cost: $4 or three nonperishable food items. For info, call 541-905-4113.

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.

Friday, October 31

Music à la Carte: OSU Voice Studios Recital. Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Noon. Voice students from the studios of Richard Poppino, Megan Sand, and Nicholas Larson perform.

Downtown Trick or Treat. Downtown Corvallis. Noon – 6 p.m. Get dressed up in your favorite Halloween costume, bring an adult with you, and head to downtown Corvallis for trick-or-treating. Visit Downtown Corvallis Association member businesses displaying orange “Trick or Treat Here” window signs for Halloween treats.

Boo Ball. Chintimini Senior & Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 2 – 4 p.m. Tis the season for a frightfully good time at the Boo Ball, the Chintimini Senior & Community Center’s annual Halloween party! Come enjoy festive music, dancing, ghoulish treats, a costume contest, and a drawing for a prize or two. Cost: $7.

Fourth Annual Trunk or Treat. Downtown Main St., Philomath. 3 – 5 p.m. Businesses and organizations will have cars parked along Main Street in downtown Philomath between 12th and 14th streets. Their trunks will be full of treats for the kids, and the family can stroll beautiful downtown Philomath and fill up on Halloween fun.

City Parks & Recreation Halloween Party. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Children’s Halloween Party sponsored by Corvallis Parks & Recreation, in the Corvallis Public Library’s underground parking garage.

Brownsville American Legion Haunted House. 339 N Main St., Brownsville. 4 p.m. Two nights of spooky fun, Oct. 30 and Oct. 31, at the American Legion Haunted House. Admission is $2 each or two cans of food. All donations will be used to support holiday meals for veterans.

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

Fall Carnival Hosted by CASA: Voices for Children. St. Mary’s Church School Gym, 501 NW 25th St., Corvallis. 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy your Halloween night with everything from pumpkin bowling to face painting. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Togo sandwiches, popcorn, and drinks will be available to purchase. Cost: $3 per child.

Ghosts of the Whiteside Theatre Tour & Hunt. Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 6 p.m. Experience an actual haunted building and meet the Whiteside Theatre’s ghosts through true and troubled tales! This tour involves a walk through history and current unexplained phenomenon. This is not a haunted house—no actors will reach out and grab you. Cameras and other recording devices are not allowed. This tour is not designed for children due to mature themes. Recommended for those 16 and older. Cost: $12.

Trolley of Terror! Historic Downtown Albany. Tours at 6, 7, 8, and 9 p.m. Why limit yourself to a haunted house when you can visit the whole town? Tour starts at Pizza King. Reservations recommended. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. For info or reservations, call 541-928-0911 or visit www.albanyvisitors.com.

Morningstar Grange Haunted House. 38794 Morningstar Rd. NE, Albany. 7 p.m. Cost: $4 or three nonperishable food items. For info, call 541-905-4113.

Halloween Party Featuring Mango Django. Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m.

Halloweird at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 8 p.m.

BOOgie Down Halloween Costume Dance. Summit Grange, Summit. 8:30 p.m. With the world beat music of Big Outside band to move the feet and the soul on Halloween night. Cost: $7. No alcohol; costumes a must. It’s a FUNraiser for the wonderful Summit Grange.

Psychonaut Costume Party Featuring That Coyote. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

The Peculiar Pretzelmen at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 9 p.m.

Saturday, November 1

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.

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, and to see samples of the artists’ work, visit www.philomathopenstudios.com.

NaNoWriMo Writing Session. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 2 – 5:30 p.m. Write your novel during National Novel Writing Month on Saturdays in November in the Corvallis Public Library’s Main Meeting Room. A book of excerpts from writing done during NaNoWriMo will be published by the library if sufficient submissions are received.

Halloween Tribute to 70’s & 80’s Rock. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Halloween Tribute to 70’s and 80’s Rock is sure to be a definite crowd pleaser with performances from three awesome rock tribute bands, food share benefit, and Halloween costume contest! Cost: $12.

Samhain Ceremony. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. 7 p.m. We will draw upon the gifts of the ancestors as we turn toward winter. Bring photos of ancestors, finger foods; costumes optional.

Mid-Valley Belly Dance Collective Showcase. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St. #4, Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. The Mid-Valley Belly Dance Collective offers monthly belly dance showcases every first Saturday of the month. We have a variety of performers and dance styles, including Egyptian, Folkloric, American Tribal Style, Improvisational Tribal Style, Fusion, Cabaret, and more. Experience the music, style, costuming, and history of this art form. Suggested donation: $5 at the door.

Bluegrass/Flat Pick Music Featuring Pete Kozak and Mark Weiss. Imagine Coffee Live Arts, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Benefit for Heartland Humane Society.

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

Inherit Earth at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 10 p.m.

Sunday, November 2

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, and 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.

Corvallis Fill Your Pantry Market. 111 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 1 – 5 p.m. Stock up on locally grown bulk storage and staple crops at this farm direct community bulk buying event! Credit and SNAP accepted.

First Sunday Vocal Jam Circle. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 2 – 4 p.m. Participatory improv singing in polyphonic groove, for all skill levels and ages. Free. For info, call 541-760-3069.

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

Corvallis Repertory Singers: Bach and Bluegrass. First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4 p.m. The Corvallis Repertory Singers will perform “Jesu, der du meine Seele” by J.S. Bach and “Come Away to the Skies: A High Lonesome Bluegrass Mass” by T. Sharp and W. Ramsay. Cost: $18 to $23.

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.

Monday, November 3

First Mondays at Whiteside Theatre. 361 Madison Ave., Corvallis. 11 a.m. All tours of the Whiteside Theatre start promptly on time. Once a tour enters the building, the doors are closed and joining the tour is not permitted. Videography of any kind is not permitted. Admission will be paid at the door on the day of the tour. If space is available, tickets for the tour may be purchased at the door on the day of the tour. Cost: $5.

Insight Meditation Group. A practice group in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. For info including location, 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.

Tuesday, November 4

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.

Graphic Novel Book Club Meeting. New Morning Bakery, 219 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. Join the Corvallis Public Library-sponsored Graphic Novel Book Club the first Tuesday of every month. New members are welcome. Check out a copy of this month’s reading selection from the second floor reference desk of the library.

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.

Community Movie Night with Ygal Kaufman. Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis.  7 p.m. One Eyed Jacks (1961) starring Marlon Brando in his only directorial effort, with Karl Malden and Ben Johnson. Weird and brooding revenge tale from one of the screen’s greatest stars. Brando is a whirlwind. With newsreels, commercials, and cartoons from the ‘60s before hand. Free. For info, visit www.facebook.com/freemovienightcorvallis.

Drink ‘n’ Draw at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.

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.

Linn-Benton Opera Guild Preview: ‘Die Fledermaus.’ 303 Benton Hall, Corvallis. 7:45 p.m. The Linn-Benton Opera Guild will preview the opera “Die Fledermaus,” by Johan Strauss. OSU music professor Angela Carlson will tell the story of the opera and play recorded excerpts from the score. Admission is free to Linn-Benton Opera Guild members, students of Linn-Benton Community College and OSU. Cost for the general public is $5.

Wednesday, November 5

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.

OSUsed Store Evening Sale. 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The OSUsed Store is open for its monthly evening public sale. The sale includes furniture, computers and computer accessories, sporting goods, bicycles, household items, and more. For info, visit http://surplus.oregonstate.edu.

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

Brutal Bridges Band CD Release Party. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 – 9 p.m. The Brutal Bridges Band will be playing their new album “Searching for St. Anthony” live at the Old World Deli. All ages welcome.

‘Finding Wholesale Happiness in a Retail World’ with Jeff Yeager. Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. 7 – 8 p.m. Author, public speaker, and media personality Jeff Yeager delivers practical and even life-changing advice about money, happiness, and our consumer culture. Based on his bestselling book, “The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Road Map to True Riches: A Practical (and Fun) Guide to Enjoying Life More by Spending Less,” Yeager tells how to live a happier, healthier, and fuller life…but only if you’re NOT willing to pay the price.

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, November 6

Wine Tastings at First Alternative North. 2855 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 – 6:30 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. Zach Baker – Ward 3; Joel Hirsch – Ward 6.

Reiki Healing Circle. First Thursdays, 7 – 9:30 p.m. All students and interested parties welcome. Requested donation: $5 to $10, if possible. For info including location, call Margot at 541-754-3595.

Rusty Hinges at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 7:30 p.m.

Infinite Improv at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 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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