da Vinci Days. Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. 10 a.m. Free. da Vinci Days is all about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), showcasing the creativity of community members, students, and staff from local schools, LBCC, and OSU. The festival includes multiple events in May and the third weekend of July. Due to the generous support of local sponsors, all events are free to the public and open to all. For complete information, visit www.daVinciDays.org
Digital Life: Misinformation & News, Part 2. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Learn strategies for identifying misinformation and disinformation in news media during this interactive workshop. Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Participation in Misinformation & News, Part 1 (July 12th) is not required to participate in this class, though it is encouraged. Digital Life workshops focus on aspects of our digital lives and are held on two Fridays of the month from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., June thru August. Hidden Information Online, Part 1 will be held on Friday, August 9th and Hidden Information Online, Part 2 will be held on Friday, August 30th.Visit https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/
Preschool Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Songs, stories, and rhymes ideal for preschoolers ages 4-5 years. Visit https://
Music a la Carte. Oregon State University, Memorial Union Lounge, MU, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Fridays. 12 p.m. Free. Music a la Carte, a free, lunch-hour concert series, has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969. The concerts take place in the beautiful Memorial Union Lounge, most Fridays during fall, spring, and winter terms, beginning at 12 p.m. and lasting for approximately 45 minutes. They feature a variety of OSU music ensembles, faculty and student musicians, as well as regional, national, and international guest artists. Visit mu.oregonstate.edu/main/
Teen Library Advisors. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 4:30 p.m. Free. Teen advisors, or members of the Society for the Prevention of Boredom in Teens, meet monthly to plan teen events, as well as give input on teen spaces, and teen materials. Teens in middle and high school may apply to become members. Visit https://
Trivia Night. Greenberry Store & Tavern, 29974 Highway 99W, Corvallis. 6 p.m. Free. Greenberry Store & Tavern hosts a Trivia Night every first and third (and fifth) Friday. Bring your friends for a fun evening playing trivia, with dinner specials. Visit https://bit.ly/2LnnwHv for more info.
Teen Takeover: Midnight Late-Night! Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 7:00 p.m. Free. Teens in or entering grades 6-12 takeover the library on the 3rd Friday each month for games, movies, and more. Special in July is our annual Midnight Late-Night, from 7pm-12am! Special release form required for this event due to late release. Visit https://
Yosi Mesbah. Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Free. Please come to Imagine Coffee for a night of tunes new and old, fabulous coffee, tea, and light fare. Visit https://imaginecoffee.
Whiteside Theatre’s Late Night Movie: Black Christmas. Whiteside Theatre. 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $3. Join the Whiteside Theatre for a late night viewing of Black Christmas. Admission is $3. Visit https://bit.ly/2XLLLAM for more info.
Chris Rorrer & Friends. Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:00 p.m. $5. Come join Chris Rorrer for his (belated) album release of “Enraptured,” supported by some of Corvallis’ finest musicians. This pop/rock album was released in 2017 and was premiered in Los Angeles, where Chris now resides. He never got a chance to share this music with his hometown until this July! Chris’ band will also be performing some new songs that will be sure to make you feel, dance, think, or all three. Featuring the likes of: Kevin Van Walk (percussion), Ben Woodman (guitar), and Andrew Jepson (electric bass). Visit https://www.
Drag Addict. Demaggio’s New York Pizza, 151 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:00 p.m. $5. Come get your drag fix with the Haus Of Dharma’s DRAG ADDICT!!! This drag variety show includes Haus drag performers, and guest artists from around the region. The drag show will be followed by two amazing musical acts from Calgary, Canada: 36? + Laura Hickli! Visit https://www.demaggiospizza.