Tyee Bonfire, Wine Tasting, and Owling. Tyee Wine Cellars, 26335 Greenberry Rd., Corvallis. May 10th, 5 – 9 p.m. A beautiful, unique landscape is being conserved and restored by fourth- and fifth-generation family farmers alongside the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Institute for Applied Ecology, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Come out and learn about restoration efforts as well as take a tour of native Willamette Valley plants and animals. Bring your own picnic and stay after for an evening of wine tasting, a bonfire, and owling! For more information, visit http://sustainablecorvallis.org/action-teams/natural-areas/natural-areas-celebration-week/
Bicycle Extravaganza. OSU MU Quad and Brick Mall, 2500 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. May 11th 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Corvallis Bicycle Collective has committed to provide mechanics with tools to show people how to perform minor repairs on their bikes. That gesture + the word extravaganza. If you ever find yourself on two wheels, you should find yourself at this event.
Roots Reggae with Ras Jammie & The Spliff Tones. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. May 11th 9 p.m. Spend your Saturday night filling up on the original roots reggae sounds of Ras Jammie & The Spliff Tones. As an added bonus, special guest DJ Tally will also be spinning classic reggae. Ras Jammie provides a fresh perspective on roots reggae, ska, and island music. A show not to be missed! The cost to get in is $10 and includes a free Ras Jammie original CD release.
The Majestic Theatre Presents: Sara Watkins. 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. May 15th 7:30 p.m. Originally acclaimed for her playing with the Grammy Award-winning bluegrass/folk hybrid Nickel Creek, music legend Sarah Watkins comes to Corvallis. Opening for Watkins will be local favorite Tatiana Hargreaves, so there’s no excuse to miss out! Tickets: $18 to $25. Reserved seating. For tickets, call 541-738-7469 or visit www.majestic.org.