Corvallis Calendar: Thursday Afternoon to Friday Evening

Thursday, May 18 

Council Work Session. 4 p.m.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend City Council work sessions. This work session will be held in-person and virtually. See the published agenda for work session details and participation instructions. The public may register to watch the meeting live on the internet via this link: Visit for more info. 

Sarah LeComte. Common Fields, 545 SW 3rd St., Corvallis. 6:00 p.m. Join Common Fields on Wednesday and Thursday evenings for dinner 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 for more info. 

Friday, May 19 

Historic Preservation Month: Shawala & the Lost Town of Orleans. Orleans Natural Area Park, Riverfront Commemorative Park, Howland Plaza, Corvallis. 2 p.m. Free. Hike along the east bank of the Willamette River to the confluence of the Willamette and Marys Rivers and to the site of the lost town of Orleans, and learn some of the area’s history. The hike is about a mile and a half on fairly flat, un-paved dirt road. Pre-registration by May 17th is required and participation is limited to the first 15 registrants. To pre-register or more information, contact hike leader Dave Eckert by email. The meeting location and logistics will be provided upon registration. This event is part of Historic Preservation Month. Visit for more info. 

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 2:30 p.m. $17-$20. The chill-inducing story of Benjamin Barker, an unjustly exiled man who returns to London as “Sweeney Todd” to seek vengeance against the corrupt judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. This dark, witty, Tony Award-winning tale of love, murder, and revenge is not for the faint of heart! Visit for more info. 

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