2013 da Vinci Days Festival. Central Park, Corvallis. July 19th – 21st All-day. Da Vinci Days is Corvallis’ ode to science, art, and the spirit of discovery. This three-day celebration boasts award-winning, nationally-known entertainers, its own film festival, the Kinetic Sculpture races, special tours, demonstrations, vendors displaying the wares of our talented local art community, and booths devoted to the science of sustainability, ecology, biology, chemistry, and more. For more information, events schedules, and pricing, visit http://DaVinciDays.org.
Free Improv Class at The Majestic Theatre. 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. July 23 7:30 p.m. The word improv can bring on feelings of on the spot choices and quick witted comedy, but improv is more than that. The role improvisational theatre plays in our everyday lives is extensive, though hidden, and it is something we already use. In this program we will take these every day, already known skills and hone them into a well-stocked “tool kit” essential to every actor and wonderful for communication for everyday use. From the “just thinking about it and want to watch” to the 7 year veteran, this improv program is for you.
Stitch Night at Stash. 110 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. July 24th 5 – 8 p.m. Free social knitting and crocheting group; bring a project, start your epic yarn-bombing career! For info, visit www.stashlocal.com.
Workshop: Planning Your Winter Garden. SAGE Garden, Bruce Starker Arts Park, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. July 24th 5:30 – 7 p.m. Done making a mess of your summer garden like I am, or just want to get going on / try out a winter garden setup? Start planning for your winter garden now, at the best place in town for it! This workshop will offer helpful tips for getting your winter garden on its feet. $5 – $10 sliding scale.