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Thursday, August 28

Meditation/Mindfulness at Willamette Wellness Center. 6735 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 10 – 11 a.m. Learn various meditation techniques to find inner calm, maintain good health, and reduce stress. For info, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman

PROMISE Poster Galleria. Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This Poster Galleria at the LaSells Stewart Center celebrates the accomplishments of the interns.

Brown Bag Art Talk: ‘Expanding Vision.’ The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Noon – 1 p.m. This juried show features works of mobile photography, photos created only on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. Brown Bag Artist Talks are free and open to the public. For info, visit www.theartscenter.net.

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

Cob Work Parties. Old Mill Center for Children and Families, 1650 SW 45th Pl., Corvallis. 5 – 7:30 p.m. Get your hands dirty! Help finish up a cob structure; learn cob-building techniques, and help out your community. For info, visit www.oldmillcenter.org

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.

Author Event: Kate Dyer-Seeley. Grass Roots Bookstore, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Grass Roots is hosting Northwest author Kate Dyer-Seeley for a reading of her book, “Scene of the Climb.” She will sign copies after. 

The Copoetics at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 8 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy with Red Diesel at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 p.m. 

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

Friday, August 29

Back to School Fiesta. Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Dr., Corvallis. 1 – 5 p.m. Celebrate the end of summer with a fiesta pool party. Play games, win prizes, and end the summer with a splash! Cost: $2.50 to $5.

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

Meet the Author: Kate Dyer-Seeley. Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. “Scene of the Climb” is a new adult mystery featuring a young reporter, Meg Reed, who is fresh out of college and crashing on her best friend’s couch in Portland, Oregon.

Blood on the Banjo at Imagine Coffee Live Arts. 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. 

The Shift at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Cost: $3.

Mango Django at Cloud & Kelly’s Public House. 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Cost: $5.

Saturday, August 30

Jet Sprint Boat Racing World Series. Lebanon. All day. Watch the best teams in the world navigate the high-speed twists and turns of jet sprint boat racing at the World Series races. Thirty racers from as far away as New Zealand will bring their jet sprint skills and compete for top honors at the World Series races. The event is open to the public. Kids are welcome and camping is available onsite at the Oregon Global Jet Sprint Track on Airport Road just outside Lebanon. For info or tickets, visit www.oregonjetsprint.com.

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.

River Ecology and Restoration Walk. Greenbelt Land Trust, 101 SW Western Blvd., Corvallis. 9 a.m. – noon. Get your spot for this interesting tour and discussion on river ecology and restoration! Learn about aquatic species, techniques, and tools for river restoration, and see a number of restoration projects and how they have changed the dynamics of the Luckiamute River to enhance aquatic habitat for native fish. Reservations required. For info, visit http://greenbeltlandtrust.org/events/.

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

Historic Homes Trolley Tour. NW 2nd St. & NW Jackson Ave., Corvallis. 1 – 2:30 p.m. A guided driving tour of the historic homes in and around downtown Corvallis. Seating is limited; reservations are required. Suggested donation: $5. For info or reservations, call Visit Corvallis at 541-757-1544 or 800-334-8118.

Yoga at Live Well Studio. 971 Spruce Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 5 p.m. Cost: $5 for apprentice teachers. For info, visit www.livewellstudio.com.

Wild Rose Studios Presents House Party with the Unstable Atmospheres. 965 NW Wildrose Dr., Corvallis. A potluck and fundraiser at Wild Rose Studios with live music and painting.

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

The Troubadour Music Center Presents Beth Williams Hartness and Adam Hurt. 521 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 8 p.m. Adam Hurt and Beth Williams Hartness perform duets of traditional music from the Appalachian south and elsewhere with clawhammer banjo, fiddle, fingerstyle guitar, and vocals. Tickets: $10 at the door.

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

Outletz at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m.

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

Sunday, August 31

Jet Sprint Boat Racing World Series. Lebanon. All day. Watch the best teams in the world navigate the high-speed twists and turns of jet sprint boat racing at the World Series races. Thirty racers from as far away as New Zealand will bring their jet sprint skills and compete for top honors at the World Series races. The event is open to the public. Kids are welcome and camping is available onsite at the Oregon Global Jet Sprint Track on Airport Road just outside Lebanon. For info or tickets, visit www.oregonjetsprint.com.

Third Annual Quilts in the Vineyard. Sweet Earth Vineyards, 24843 Kyle Rd., Monroe. Noon – 5 p.m. See over 100 quilts on display at Sweet Earth Vineyards. Sweet Earth is a site for passport holders for Bounty of the County throughout the weekend and the quilt raffle that will be held during the show is a benefit for Strengthening Rural Families in Benton County. Tickets for the show will be available at Sweet Earth Vineyards. Tickets: $3 each, two for $5.

The Majestic Reader’s Theatre Presents ‘Sylvia’ by A.R. Gurney. 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 3 and 7 p.m. Empty nesters Greg and Kate have moved back to Manhattan after 22 years in the suburbs. As Kate tells Greg, “The dog phase of my life is definitely over.” Greg finds Sylvia, a street-smart lab/poodle mix, and brings her home. She promptly becomes a bone of contention between Greg and Kate, testing their marriage to hilarious and touching effect. General admission: $8 ($6 for students and seniors). For tickets, call 541-738-7469 or visit www.majestic.org.

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.

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

Monday, September 1

Jet Sprint Boat Racing World Series. Lebanon. All day. Watch the best teams in the world navigate the high-speed twists and turns of jet sprint boat racing at the World Series races. Thirty racers from as far away as New Zealand will bring their jet sprint skills and compete for top honors at the World Series races. The event is open to the public. Kids are welcome and camping is available onsite at the Oregon Global Jet Sprint Track on Airport Road just outside Lebanon. For info or tickets, visit www.oregonjetsprint.com.

First Monday Whiteside Theatre Tour. 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Noon. Regularly scheduled historic tours of the Whiteside Theatre are conducted by the Whiteside Theatre Foundation. Videography of any kind is not permitted. To reserve your space, send an email with your name, any special arrangements, and the number in your group. 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 (free for members). For info or reservations, visit www.whitesidetheatre.org.

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, September 2

Graphic Novel Book Club Meeting. New Morning Bakery, 219 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9 p.m. The Corvallis Public Library sponsors its Graphic Novel Book Club the first Tuesday of every month. The group will discuss “Blankets” by Craig Thompson. New members are welcome.

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.

Concerts in the Park. Central Park Gazebo, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. The Corvallis Community Band presents its much-anticipated summer Concerts in the Park. The concerts are free and family-friendly. No seating is provided; bring low chairs and/or blankets and dress for the weather.

Wednesday, September 3

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.

Starker Forests Tour. Meet at the Comfort Suites Inn, 1730 NW 9th St., Corvallis. 12:30 – 4 p.m. Spend the afternoon touring a breath-taking working forest. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Reservations required. For info or reservations, call Visit Corvallis at 541-757-1544.

OSUsed Store Evening Sale. 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Items include furniture, computers and computer accessories, sporting goods, bicycles, household items, and more. For info, visit http://surplus.oregonstate.edu.

Jazz in the Park. Central Park Gazebo, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. The Hilltop Big Band and Mango Django play Jazz in the Park all summer long! Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

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, September 4

Meditation/Mindfulness at Willamette Wellness Center. 6735 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 10 – 11 a.m. Learn various meditation techniques to find inner calm, maintain good health, and reduce stress. For info, call 971-218-6798 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/carolynschechtman

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.

Rusty Hinges at Calapooia Brewing. 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 8 p.m.

Free Range Open Mic at Bombs Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 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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