Calendar Picks of the Week

cardv coffeeBest Cellar Coffee House CARDV Benefit. Best Cellar Coffee House, Wesley Lounge at the First Methodist Church, 11th & Monroe, Corvallis. December 6th 7:30 p.m. CARDV (Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence) is a local, private, nonprofit organization that has been serving survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and sex trafficking for 32 years. All services are free, confidential and available to residents of Linn and Benton counties. Sliding scale donation.

Terra Madra Day – Holiday Market, Food & Music Fair. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW
53rd St., Corvallis. December 7th 3 – 7 p.m. Join Slow Food Corvallis and Ten Rivers Food Web for a holiday food fair celebrating local grower and artisans in a family-friendly atmosphere. A home cooked meal and dessert showcasing local ingredients will be available for purchase. The event will also feature live music, children’s activities, and a raffle. Local vendors will be selling their seasonal fares. SNAP benefits will be accepted for eligible items.

South Town Holiday Art Walk. 465 SE Bridgeway, Corvallis. december 8th 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The second annual South Town Holiday Art Walk will open the homes and studios of about nine different artists. Paintings, ceramics, murals, basketry, collage, three dimensional fabric art, wooden bowls and more will be shown and sold. Directories and maps will be at Diana Rose Studio, 1515 SE Bethel St. The artists recommend that walkers, cyclists and drivers start there to pick up a map.

The King of Spain’s Daughter. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. December 8th 2 p.m. The King of Spain’s Daughter is a jewel of a comedy. This play is by Teresa Deevy, a very prominent Irish dramatist of the 1930s. Annie Kinsella is a dreamer who has difficulty separating reality from her imagination. Her harsh father snaps when she’s late bringing him his dinner and presents her with an ultimatum: marry Jim Harris, a miserly, jealous young man or spend five years working in a factory. She accepts the former, but runs away in dread of a loveless marriage. There will be an interpreter signing speaking roles in American Sign Language. $6 Student/$8 General Admission.