Family Events Calendar: 9-22 to 9-29

Thursday, September 22

Baby Storytime at the Monroe Community Library. Monroe Community Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 11 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Free. Baby Story Time for birth to 24 months at the Monroe Community Library. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/baby-storytime-monroe-community-library-21 more info.

Sarah Saul’s Jazz Jam. Old World Deli, 341 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.  Free. Sarah Saul’s Jazz Jam at the Old-World Center! Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com for more info.

Jon Frankie. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6:00 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. Join Jon Frankie and enjoy live music while you eat! Concerts are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Seating is limited and first-come, first-serve. All of the concerts are family friendly. Visit https://www.commonfieldscorvallis.com for more info.

Friday, September 23

GreenGable Farm Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze. GreenGable Farm, 24689 Grange Hall Rd., Philomath. 9 a.m. Free. The GreenGable Pumpkin Patch is located in Philomath on Grange Hall Rd. This year, in addition to the Pumpkin Patch, they have a corn maze with a scavenger hunt and a fun Cinderella’s Carriage to take pictures in, along with farm flowers, wreaths and other decorations. They offer over 200 varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squashes, so they can provide every color, size, or shape you can imagine. They offer both u-pick and already-picked options. Visit https://www.greengable.com for more info.

Fall Festival Book Sale. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 2:00 p.m. Free. The Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library are having their book sale during the Fall Festival! Find high quality paperback books for children & adults, DVDs, and more, in the Main Meeting Room. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/fall-festival-book-sale for more info.

FAM. Old World Deli, 341 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.  Free. FAM at the Old-World Center! Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com for more info.

Fall Music Series: Act 2 Duo. 6 p.m. Emerson Vineyard, 11665 Airlie Rd., Monmouth. Emerson Vineyard hosts a live regional bands through the summer at their beautiful winery. Seating is limited and reservations are required. There may be additional safety requirements in place for your visit. Contact Emerson Vineyard (503-838-0944) for complete details. Visit https://www.emersonvineyards.com/emerson-vineyards-news/events for more info.

Whiteside Live: Metal Mayhem. The Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $15 pre-sale, $20 day of the show. A night of metal for a good cause! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the people of Ukraine! Visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=142697 for more info.

William Shakespeare’s Wars of The Roses. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $11 – $16 – $21. Henry of the House of Lancaster, King of England, sits precariously on his throne. Crowned when he was just nine months old, he has grown into a weak and unsuitable leader, surrounded by a rapacious aristocracy and riotous factions vying for supremacy within his government. Henry’s father, the brilliant general Henry V, won control of large areas of France some years ago, but the empire is crumbling under Henry’s mismanagement. After the young king impulsively marries the clever and strong-willed Margaret of Anjou, her scheming presence at court tips the balance of grumbling factions towards an all-out civil war. When the ambitious Richard, Duke of York, takes this opportunity to press a claim to the throne, everyone must pick a side – Lancaster or York, the Red Rose or the White. Visit http://www.majestic.org for more info.

Saturday, September 24

Corvallis Fall Festival. Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Free. The Corvallis Fall Festival is renowned throughout the Pacific Northwest and west coast. Every item sold at the Fall Festival is hand crafted by artisans who hail from all over the PNW. The Fall Festival happens Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit http://www.corvallisfallfestival.org for more info.

Corvallis Farmers Market. 1st St. & Jackson Ave., Corvallis. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Corvallis Farmers Market happens Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 9am to 1pm, April through November, on First Street between Jackson Avenue and Monroe Avenue, in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. The Farmers Market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy and more, all sourced locally from Benton County and the counties immediately surrounding Benton County. The Corvallis Farmers Market is following all recommended procedures for keeping customers and vendors safe through the pandemic. Customers are permitted to shop in person, or they may take advantage of the Corvallis Farmers Market’s online ordering system and pick up their order at the market. For more information or to make your order online, visit LocallyGrown.org.

Fall Festival Book Sale. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9:00 a.m. Free. The Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library are having their book sale during the Fall Festival! Find high quality paperback books for children & adults, DVDs, and more, in the Main Meeting Room. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/fall-festival-book-sale for more info.

GreenGable Farm Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze. GreenGable Farm, 24689 Grange Hall Rd., Philomath. 9 a.m. Free. The GreenGable Pumpkin Patch is located in Philomath on Grange Hall Rd. This year, in addition to the Pumpkin Patch, they have a corn maze with a scavenger hunt and a fun Cinderella’s Carriage to take pictures in, along with farm flowers, wreaths and other decorations. They offer over 200 varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squashes, so they can provide every color, size, or shape you can imagine. They offer both u-pick and already-picked options. Visit https://www.greengable.com for more info.

Fiechter House Open House. William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge, 26208 Finley Refuge Rd., Corvallis. 10 a.m. Free. That beautiful old house along Finley Refuge Rd. usually has its doors locked, but not this summer. Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. you can stop by the Fiechter House, take a tour and walk through history.  An experienced interpreter will be there to greet you and share some incredible stories about the house and the families that lived there. Did you know 13 kids were raised in the house?  And that one of them wrote their name in a window pane that is still visible today? Do you think there is more to the story of what happened to Mr. Fiechter? Visit https://www.fws.gov/refuge/william-l-finley for more info.

LEGO Block Party. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 12:00 p.m. Free. Bring your friends to the library and hang out playing LEGOs, listening to music, and having snacks! https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/lego-block-party for more info.

GAME 4: OREGON STATE VS. USC. Reser Stadium, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 6:30 p.m. $93+. Oregon State returns to Corvallis Saturday when the Beavers play host to USC at Reser Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 6:30 p.m. PT. Visit https://osubeavers.com/news/2022/9/19/football-beavers-return-to-reser-to-square-off-with-usc for more info.

Chervona. The Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $5. See NW America’s – and the world’s – ultimate party band! This show is in partnership with the Corvallis Fall Festival and is free, but tickets may sell out. Purchasing a $5 ticket is suggested. Visit https://www.whitesidetheatre.org for more info.

Oregon Trail Grand Re-Reopening (80’s Night). Old World Deli, 341 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.  Free. FAM at the Old-World Center! Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com for more info.

William Shakespeare’s Wars of The Roses. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $11 – $16 – $21. Henry of the House of Lancaster, King of England, sits precariously on his throne. Crowned when he was just nine months old, he has grown into a weak and unsuitable leader, surrounded by a rapacious aristocracy and riotous factions vying for supremacy within his government. Henry’s father, the brilliant general Henry V, won control of large areas of France some years ago, but the empire is crumbling under Henry’s mismanagement. After the young king impulsively marries the clever and strong-willed Margaret of Anjou, her scheming presence at court tips the balance of grumbling factions towards an all-out civil war. When the ambitious Richard, Duke of York, takes this opportunity to press a claim to the throne, everyone must pick a side – Lancaster or York, the Red Rose or the White. Visit http://www.majestic.org for more info.

Sunday, September 25

Corvallis Fall Festival. Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Free. The Corvallis Fall Festival is renowned throughout the Pacific Northwest and west coast. Every item sold at the Fall Festival is hand crafted by artisans who hail from all over the PNW. The Fall Festival happens Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit http://www.corvallisfallfestival.org for more info.

Fall Festival Run. Campus Way between 14th and 15th Street, Corvallis. 7 a.m. $30. This is the 43rd running of the HOTV Runners’ landmark running event for the mid-valley, an old-school 5K and 10K through OSU’s campus. This affordable, family-friendly event presents a welcoming and fun atmosphere for all who want to participate. Come for the run, stay for the Corvallis Fall Festival. Visit http://www.hotvrunners.com/fall-festival-run.html for more info.

GreenGable Farm Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze. GreenGable Farm, 24689 Grange Hall Rd., Philomath. 9 a.m. Free. The GreenGable Pumpkin Patch is located in Philomath on Grange Hall Rd. This year, in addition to the Pumpkin Patch, they have a corn maze with a scavenger hunt and a fun Cinderella’s Carriage to take pictures in, along with farm flowers, wreaths and other decorations. They offer over 200 varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squashes, so they can provide every color, size, or shape you can imagine. They offer both u-pick and already-picked options. Visit https://www.greengable.com for more info.

9th St. Community Market. High Quality Parking Lot, 1435 NW 9th St., Corvallis. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Free. Browse a diverse array of local crafters, makers, musicians and artists at the family friendly 9th St. Community Market, while supporting the local economy. Furry friends are welcome too!

Philomath Farmers Market. Philomath Public Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. 10 a.m-3p.m. Free. The Philomath Farmers Market offers fresh fruits, veggies, and more from local farmers and makers on Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Philomath Library, June 5 through October 16. Visit https://philomathfarmersmarket.org for more info.

Fall Festival Book Sale. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:00 a.m. Free. The Friends of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library are having their book sale during the Fall Festival! Find high quality paperback books for children & adults, DVDs, and more, in the Main Meeting Room. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/fall-festival-book-sale for more info.

Music at the Museum. Corvallis Museum, 411 SW Second St., Corvallis. 2 p.m. $5.  The Corvallis Museum will host Chayag Andean Folk Music and Dance, followed by the Nuestras Historias Forum on  Sunday, September 25th at  2 p.m. Chayag Andean Folk Music and Dance will present the ancestral music and dance of the indigenous people of the Andes. They use a wide variety of authentic instruments and share the history and legends behind these unique instruments and dances including indigenous, European and African influences on them. Visit https://www.bentoncountymuseum.org for more info.

William Shakespeare’s Wars of The Roses. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 2:30 p.m. $11 – $16 – $21. Henry of the House of Lancaster, King of England, sits precariously on his throne. Crowned when he was just nine months old, he has grown into a weak and unsuitable leader, surrounded by a rapacious aristocracy and riotous factions vying for supremacy within his government. Henry’s father, the brilliant general Henry V, won control of large areas of France some years ago, but the empire is crumbling under Henry’s mismanagement. After the young king impulsively marries the clever and strong-willed Margaret of Anjou, her scheming presence at court tips the balance of grumbling factions towards an all-out civil war. When the ambitious Richard, Duke of York, takes this opportunity to press a claim to the throne, everyone must pick a side – Lancaster or York, the Red Rose or the White. Visit http://www.majestic.org for more info.

2022-2023 Corvallis-OSU Symphony: The University of Stuttgart Academic Orchestra. The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 NW 26th St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. As the longest continually-operating orchestra in the state, the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra is a major force in the music scene of the Willamette Valley. From its inception in 1906 as a collegiate orchestra composed of nine male members, the symphony has grown into a highly regarded, 110-member ensemble performing five major concerts each season. Conductor Marlan Carlson, Oregon State University Endowed Chair for University Orchestras integrates student, faculty, and professional musicians from Portland, Eugene, and Corvallis. Visit https://cosusymphony.org for more info.

Monday, September 26

GreenGable Farm Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze. GreenGable Farm, 24689 Grange Hall Rd., Philomath. 9 a.m. Free. The GreenGable Pumpkin Patch is located in Philomath on Grange Hall Rd. This year, in addition to the Pumpkin Patch, they have a corn maze with a scavenger hunt and a fun Cinderella’s Carriage to take pictures in, along with farm flowers, wreaths and other decorations. They offer over 200 varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squashes, so they can provide every color, size, or shape you can imagine. They offer both u-pick and already-picked options. Visit https://www.greengable.com for more info.

Tuesday, September 27

GreenGable Farm Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze. GreenGable Farm, 24689 Grange Hall Rd., Philomath. 9 a.m. Free. The GreenGable Pumpkin Patch is located in Philomath on Grange Hall Rd. This year, in addition to the Pumpkin Patch, they have a corn maze with a scavenger hunt and a fun Cinderella’s Carriage to take pictures in, along with farm flowers, wreaths and other decorations. They offer over 200 varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squashes, so they can provide every color, size, or shape you can imagine. They offer both u-pick and already-picked options. Visit https://www.greengable.com for more info.

Infant Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Storytime is offered year-round as a drop-in program: first come, first served. Space is limited due to the room capacity and to provide a positive, safe environment for all. Children must be accompanied by a grown-up. Many lasting friendships start at storytime! Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/infant-storytime-2 for more info.

Little Listeners Story Time at the Monroe Community Library. Monroe Community Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. This event takes place at the Monroe Community Library, 380 N 5th St, in Monroe, OR. Children of all ages are welcome to drop by with their parent or caregiver for stories and songs. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/little-listeners-story-time-monroe-community-library-19 for more info.

Southtown Farmstand & Market. 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Free. 1465 SE Alexander Ave., Corvallis. Browse fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables as well as other produce from a variety of vendors. There are also vendors selling animal products, vegan desserts, drinks, jams, pickles, plants, mushrooms, tempeh microgreen kits and more. The Southtown Farmstand & Market is dog- and kid-friendly.

Wednesday, September 28

GreenGable Farm Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze. GreenGable Farm, 24689 Grange Hall Rd., Philomath. 9 a.m. Free. The GreenGable Pumpkin Patch is located in Philomath on Grange Hall Rd. This year, in addition to the Pumpkin Patch, they have a corn maze with a scavenger hunt and a fun Cinderella’s Carriage to take pictures in, along with farm flowers, wreaths and other decorations. They offer over 200 varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squashes, so they can provide every color, size, or shape you can imagine. They offer both u-pick and already-picked options. Visit https://www.greengable.com for more info.

Corvallis Farmers Market. 1st St. & Jackson Ave., Corvallis. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Corvallis Farmers Market happens Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., April through November, on First Street between Jackson Avenue and Monroe Avenue, in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. The Farmers Market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy and more, all sourced locally from Benton County and the counties immediately surrounding Benton County. The Corvallis Farmers Market is following all recommended procedures for keeping customers and vendors safe through the pandemic. Customers are permitted to shop in person, or they may take advantage of the Corvallis Farmers Market’s online ordering system and pick up their order at the market. For more information or to make your order online, visit LocallyGrown.org.

Philomath Storytime. Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St, Philomath 10:30 a.m. Free. Children and families are invited to join our all-ages storytime at the Philomath Community Library. We will share short stories, songs, and rhymes. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/philomath-storytime-23 for more info.

Toddler Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Storytime is offered year-round as a drop-in program: first come, first served. Space is limited due to the room capacity and to provide a positive, safe environment for all. Children must be accompanied by a grown-up. Many lasting friendships start at storytime! Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/toddler-storytime-1 for more info.

Brutal Bridges Band. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6:00 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. Join Brutal Bridges Band and enjoy live music while you eat! Concerts are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Seating is limited and first-come, first-serve. All of the concerts are family friendly. Visit https://www.commonfieldscorvallis.com for more info.

WEEKDAYS at the WHITESIDE presents: Reality Bites. The Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $5. A documentary filmmaker and her fellow Generation X graduates face life after college, looking for work and love in Houston. Visit https://www.whitesidetheatre.org/movies.html for more info.

Thursday, September 29

GreenGable Farm Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze. GreenGable Farm, 24689 Grange Hall Rd., Philomath. 9 a.m. Free. The GreenGable Pumpkin Patch is located in Philomath on Grange Hall Rd. This year, in addition to the Pumpkin Patch, they have a corn maze with a scavenger hunt and a fun Cinderella’s Carriage to take pictures in, along with farm flowers, wreaths and other decorations. They offer over 200 varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squashes, so they can provide every color, size, or shape you can imagine. They offer both u-pick and already-picked options. Visit https://www.greengable.com for more info.

Preschool Storytime. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Storytime is offered year-round as a drop-in program: first come, first served. Space is limited due to the room capacity and to provide a positive, safe environment for all. Children must be accompanied by a grown-up. Many lasting friendships start at Storytime! Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/preschool-storytime-1 for more info.

Baby Storytime at the Monroe Community Library. Monroe Community Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 11 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Free. Baby Story Time for birth to 24 months at the Monroe Community Library. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/baby-storytime-monroe-community-library-22 more info.

Webster Chicago. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6:00 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. Join Webster Chicago and enjoy live music while you eat! Concerts are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Seating is limited and first-come, first-serve. All of the concerts are family friendly. Visit https://www.commonfieldscorvallis.com for more info.

TBD. Old World Deli, 341 2nd St., Corvallis. 7 p.m.  Free. TBD at the Old-World Center! Visit https://www.oldworldcenter.com for more info.

Flynn Creek Circus. Avery Park, 1310 Southwest Avery Park Lane, Corvallis. 7 p.m. $38 -$70. Flynn Creek Circus’ 2022 season show is a series of real memories submitted by their audience and interpreted in wild acrobatics, comedy and awe-inspiring stunts, featuring original, live music from legendary rock stars Eric McFadden and Kate Vargas. Deeply personal vignettes string together a larger story about the illusive, fleeting nature of time and how it transforms, defines and inspires us. Internationally award winning talents from around the globe come together in this star-studded cast of creators. Visit https://flynncreekcircus.ticketspice.com/corvallis-balloons-birds-other-flying-things for more info.

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