Crème de la Corvallis: Week of Nov 15

Thursday, November 15

Corvallis Arts Walk

The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 8 p.m. Free.

An incredible walk this month – check out the list of participating venues at or Need a great place to start? Phillip March Jones is in town showing his workbooks at CEI Artworks!!!

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave,, Corvallis. 5:30 – 9 p.m. $17.

Fork over a few bucks and you’ll be served up a delicious helping of short films that look at everything from environmental education, to outdoor adventure and conservation, and more. “Oregon river adventures, Nepalese women mountain climbers, childhood ski dreams…” not enough for you? You can also buy some food, beer and cider! For more info visit,

Rusty Hinges

Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 NE Hill St., Albany. 7:30 p.m. Free.

One of the hardest working live bands in the area, Rusty Hinges tears it up at Calapooia every single Thursday. For more info, visit:

Free Range Open Mic

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. Free.

Best open mic, EVER. No, really. Come early, as sign ups start at 7:30 p.m. Participate or just kick back and enjoy. For info, visit:

Pints for a Cause

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 6 p.m.  $3.50 – $4.50.

Seeing as how pints are a cause in and of themselves, this sounds right up everyone’s alley. $1 of every Ninkasi and Nectar Creek pint sold goes to Corvallis Fire Union 2240. Support your local firefighters by supporting your local beers! For more info visit,   

Friday, November 16

The Passion of Dracula

Withycombe Hall, 2901 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. 2 p.m. $5-$12.

Dracula shows up and people go missing – who would’ve guessed?! Keep the Halloween candle burning in style. For more info visit

Times Infinity, Adam Larson
& Co., Matt Ulm

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. $5.

Anything Adam Larson is always a great time, but this go-round we have the addition of Matt Ulm, who we’ve been promised will be bringing some “spicy” talents. Into play. It’s a Bombs show, which means you = go. And that rhymed, so you know its true. For more info visit,   

Haus of Dharma Presents: Broadgay

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10 p.m. $5.

Your favorite drag group kicking out the contemporary and classical musical theater jams. Broadway, show tunes, you name it. For more info visit,             

Saturday, November 17

Color Me ChiO 5k Color Fun, Run, Walk, and Roll

Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53 St., Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

If you like to run, then put it to good use! All proceeds go to the Oregon Make-A-Wish foundation, and there’s no better use than that. Register at, 

The Jeanne Gregg Band

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. $5.

Blues, Funk, Soul, and Classic R&B. Be there, and bring a friend or six. For more info visit,  

Terry Robb & Adam Scramstad

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9:30 p.m. Free.

Local legends Terry Robb & Adam Scramstad take the stage, and pizza will never be the same. For more info visit,          

Sunday, November 18

Fungus Family Fun

Peavy Arboretum, NW Peavy Arboretum Rd., Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Suggested Donation.

I think the name on this one really sold it for me. The Corvallis Environmental Center at Peavy Arboretum is inviting the whole family to hike the forest, check out some cool mushrooms, and just have a great time exploring. For more info visit, 

Catch Me If You Can

The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2 St., Corvallis. 2:30 p.m. $16-18.

A musical comedy version of the clever counterfeiter classic? I’m going to have to go with a big hell yes on this one, folks. There are multiple shows, so be sure to check the website for more info, or to purchase tickets: 

Celtic Session

DeMaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 3:30 p.m. Free.

Celtic classics on traditional instruments! For more info visit,      

Monday, November 19

Refuge Recovery Corvallis. 

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, Second floor, room 9, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. Mondays 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 

Refuge Recovery is a non-theistic recovery program that does not ask anyone to believe anything, only to trust the Buddhist-oriented process and do the hard work of recovering from an addiction of any kind. email:     

Tuesday, November 20

Darkside Cinema: Sci-Fi Extravaganza

Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4 St., Corvallis. 6 p.m. $5.

What are you doing every first and third Thursday of the month? This. Visit for movie listings and more information. 

Wednesday, November 21

Gumbo Live Music

Old World Deli, 341 SW 2 St., Corvallis. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Free.

Did you know that there is a “First and Third Wednesday” Depression-era 1930s event at Old World Deli? You do now. For info, visit: 

By Sam Campbell