Calendar Picks of the Week!

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Angry Young Men & A Tribute to Tom Petty at Bomb’s Away Café. 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. August 31st 9 p.m. Tom Rowney leads some local legends in fun with Joe Jackson and Tom Petty tunes. If you’ve been looking to start getting out for some local music, how could you do better?






CIMA Festival 2013. Bruce Starker Arts Park, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. Sept 1st 10 a.m. – 12 a.m. A multi-generational event for the whole family. This year will be featuring local bands, solo artists and dozens of regional artisans. Sponsored by a few handfuls of locals, including your very own Corvallis Advocate and Temporary Artists’ Guild.



bounty of bentonThe Bounty of Benton County 2013. All Day Sept 2nd. Explore Benton County this Labor Day weekend! The annual Bounty of Benton County is an event that features unique views, tastes, and experiences, all amazingly in our local area. Participants purchase a passport to tour the designated sights which include wineries, farms, kids’ activities and much more. Each location provides something of value for passport holders – a wine tasting, food sampling, and discounts on items, tours or experiences. $20. Visit


outdoor skillOutdoor Skill Builder: All About the Weather. EcoFusion Fitness, 116 SW 4th St., Corvallis. Sept 5th 7:30 p.m. Summer climbing might include sunshine, clouds, rain, snow, hail, wind, thunder, lightning, or wildfire smoke. How do you prepare? When do you cancel a climb in town due to a weather forecast? In this class, you will explore some resources for watching the weather from your desk. You will learn about how to pack and gear up for a particular weather forecast. You will also learn about watching the weather change during a hike, and practice decision-making skills for when the weather takes a turn for the worst. FREE.