Family Events Calendar: 11-23 to 11-30

Thursday, November 23

All Schools: Thanksgiving Break. Corvallis School District K-12. All day. All grade levels will be out on break from November 22 – November 24. Classes will resume on Monday, November 27th. Visit https://www.csd509j.net/calendar/ for more info.

Corvallis-Benton County Library Closed. All Library Branches. All Day. Closed for Thanksgiving. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/events/library-closed-40 for more info.

Corvallis Turkey Trot 2023. Crystal Lake Sports Fields & Willamette Park, 100 SE Fischer Lane, Corvallis. 8 a.m. $18 – $40. Build a hearty appetite for your Thanksgiving feast by participating in this family friendly event. Runners, walkers, kids in strollers and dogs on leashes are all welcome on this fun run. Routes will take you through beautiful Crystal Lake Sports Fields & Willamette Park in Corvallis. All ages welcome! Little Gobblers 1k: Enjoy a short 1k run with young kids and families in mind! 5k Walk or Run: Runners will start in front and walkers in back to begin this 5k loop! 10k Walk or Run: Runners will start in front and walkers in back to begin this 10k loop! Visit https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/corvallis-turkey-trot-2023 for more info.

Teal Co-operative Art Gallery. Downtown Corvallis, 328 SW Second Street, Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Teal Co-operative Art Gallery has a reputation as the place to shop for hand-crafted, unique, made-in-Oregon gifts. Each year their team of dedicated Oregon artists transform an otherwise vacant and lifeless store front into a world of color, light and beauty, open for business during the months of November and December. On display and for sale are some of the finest works in fiber, leather, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood work, mixed media, paper, and soap that the central Willamette Valley has to offer. A portion of the Gallery’s sales is donated to schools and programs in the community. This year the Bessie Coleman Elementary School in Corvallis will be the recipient of the Gallery’s 2023 Charitable Donation. Visit https://www.tealartistcoop.com/ for more info.

Palettes & the Past, a Guided Walking Tour. Downtown Corvallis. 2:30 p.m. $19. Join this captivating, guided one-hour stroll through the streets, where every mural is not just a stroke of artistic brilliance but connected by theme or location to a chapter in Corvallis’ past. Your guide will weave together the vibrant tapestry of street art with stories that define Corvallis. The tour begins and ends in downtown Corvallis. The meeting location is given with ticket purchase. Visit https://engagecorvallis.com for more information.

Time Travel Tour. Downtown Corvallis. 4:00 p.m. $19. Travel back in time and meet downtown Corvallis streets as they existed in the past. Trace the evolution of transportation from the clatter of stagecoaches to the clacking of the very first automobiles. Whether you’re a history buff or just curious about what downtown was like in the past, this tour welcomes you. The tour begins and ends in downtown Corvallis. The meeting location is given with ticket purchase. Visit https://engagecorvallis.com for more information

Friday, November 24

All Schools: Thanksgiving Break. Corvallis School District K-12. All day. All grade levels will be out on break from November 22 – November 24. Classes will resume on Monday, November 27th. Visit https://www.csd509j.net/calendar/ for more info.

Corvallis-Benton County Library Closed. All Library Branches. All Day. Closed for Thanksgiving. Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/events/library-closed-40 for more info.

Teal Co-operative Art Gallery. Downtown Corvallis, 328 SW Second Street, Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Teal Co-operative Art Gallery has a reputation as the place to shop for hand-crafted, unique, made-in-Oregon gifts. Each year their team of dedicated Oregon artists transform an otherwise vacant and lifeless store front into a world of color, light and beauty, open for business during the months of November and December. On display and for sale are some of the finest works in fiber, leather, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood work, mixed media, paper, and soap that the central Willamette Valley has to offer. A portion of the Gallery’s sales is donated to schools and programs in the community. This year the Bessie Coleman Elementary School in Corvallis will be the recipient of the Gallery’s 2023 Charitable Donation. Visit https://www.tealartistcoop.com/ for more info.

Post Thanksgiving Open House. BlueBird Hill Cellars, 25059 Larson Road, Monroe. $10 – $25+. 11 a.m. Tasting Fee: Flight of 4 wine $10 / Flight of 6 wines $15 / Flight of 9 wines $20/Flight of all wines $25. No pets allowed (Service dogs welcome). Seated tastings outdoors on our covered and heated front porch and under our tasting room canopy. Reservations required-Limited seating available. Reservations can be made by clicking here.  Please contact us at (541) 424-2478 to reserve tables for parties greater than 6 people. Holiday Specials Holiday 2-Pack: 10% off. Visit https://www.bluebirdhillcellars.wine/events/pre-thanksgiving-open-house-6  for more info.

Thanksgiving Weekend Winery Open Houses: Cardwell Hill Cellars. Cardwell Hill Cellars, 24241 Cardwell Hill Drive, Philomath. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join Cardwell Hill Cellars Nov. 17-19 for a pinot and quince spread pairing. Owner Rob Siegel will be there to present his locally grown and produced quince spread and there will be special pricing on rosé and blush wines. Nov. 24-26 will offer recipes with Cardwell Hill wines, where owner Nancy Chapel will be present with recipes made with Cardwell Hill’s wines, along with special pricing on rosé and blush wines. Visit https://cardwellhillwine.com/about-us/events/ for more info.

Palettes & the Past, a Guided Walking Tour. Downtown Corvallis. 1:30 and 3 p.m. $19. Join this captivating, guided one-hour stroll through the streets, where every mural is not just a stroke of artistic brilliance but connected by theme or location to a chapter in Corvallis’ past. Your guide will weave together the vibrant tapestry of street art with stories that define Corvallis. The tour begins and ends in downtown Corvallis. The meeting location is given with ticket purchase. Visit https://engagecorvallis.com for more information.

Pastega Christmas Light Display. Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. From 1981, Mario Pastega had Ole create christmas scenes and the place them in the field surrounding the PepsiCola Bottling plant. Scenes and characters were added each year and community members contributed their displays. When Mario passed away in 20 and the firm was sold, it was evident to the Pastegas that they wanted to continue the Christmas display.  Community outreach had individuals or families adopt the weather beaten pieces and return them refurbished to the new home of the display to Benton County fairgrounds on 53rd St.Since the beginning Pastega Christmas display continues to survive and thrive with the help of many volunteers and businesses in our community who have given of their time and talents as well as donations of money and/or materials. Although our display is FREE and non-commercial, the Pastega Christmas Light Display encourages canned food donations for the needy in our local communities.

Time Travel Tour. Downtown Corvallis. 5:00 p.m. $19. Travel back in time and meet downtown Corvallis streets as they existed in the past. Trace the evolution of transportation from the clatter of stagecoaches to the clacking of the very first automobiles. Whether you’re a history buff or just curious about what downtown was like in the past, this tour welcomes you. The tour begins and ends in downtown Corvallis. The meeting location is given with ticket purchase. Visit https://engagecorvallis.com for more information

Saturday, November 25

Teal Co-operative Art Gallery. Downtown Corvallis, 328 SW Second Street, Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Teal Co-operative Art Gallery has a reputation as the place to shop for hand-crafted, unique, made-in-Oregon gifts. Each year their team of dedicated Oregon artists transform an otherwise vacant and lifeless store front into a world of color, light and beauty, open for business during the months of November and December. On display and for sale are some of the finest works in fiber, leather, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood work, mixed media, paper, and soap that the central Willamette Valley has to offer. A portion of the Gallery’s sales is donated to schools and programs in the community. This year the Bessie Coleman Elementary School in Corvallis will be the recipient of the Gallery’s 2023 Charitable Donation. Visit https://www.tealartistcoop.com/ for more info.

Saturday Stories. Main Meeting Room, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Storytime is 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/saturday-stories-16594 for more info.

Thanksgiving Weekend Winery Open Houses: Cardwell Hill Cellars. Cardwell Hill Cellars, 24241 Cardwell Hill Drive, Philomath. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join Cardwell Hill Cellars Nov. 17-19 for a pinot and quince spread pairing. Owner Rob Siegel will be there to present his locally grown and produced quince spread and there will be special pricing on rosé and blush wines. Nov. 24-26 will offer recipes with Cardwell Hill wines, where owner Nancy Chapel will be present with recipes made with Cardwell Hill’s wines, along with special pricing on rosé and blush wines. Visit https://cardwellhillwine.com/about-us/events/ for more info.

Oregon State Volleyball. Reser Stadium, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 2 p.m. Oregon State Volleyball will play 13 home games in 2023. For more information on Oregon State Volleyball, visit https://osubeavers.com/sports/womens-volleyball for more info.

Palettes & the Past, a Guided Walking Tour. Downtown Corvallis. 1 p.m. $19. Join this captivating, guided one-hour stroll through the streets, where every mural is not just a stroke of artistic brilliance but connected by theme or location to a chapter in Corvallis’ past. Your guide will weave together the vibrant tapestry of street art with stories that define Corvallis. The tour begins and ends in downtown Corvallis. The meeting location is given with ticket purchase. Visit https://engagecorvallis.com for more information.

National Novel Writing Month Write In. 2nd Floor Board Room, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Free. Bring your preferred writing tools and work on your novel surrounded by other local writers during NaNoWriMo! Co-sponsored by the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library and Corvallis Community Center (C3) Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/national-novel-writing-month-write-15042 for more info.

Time Travel Tour. Downtown Corvallis. 2:30 p.m. $19. Travel back in time and meet downtown Corvallis streets as they existed in the past. Trace the evolution of transportation from the clatter of stagecoaches to the clacking of the very first automobiles. Whether you’re a history buff or just curious about what downtown was like in the past, this tour welcomes you. The tour begins and ends in downtown Corvallis. The meeting location is given with ticket purchase. Visit https://engagecorvallis.com for more information.

Pastega Christmas Light Display. Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. From 1981, Mario Pastega had Ole create christmas scenes and the place them in the field surrounding the PepsiCola Bottling plant. Scenes and characters were added each year and community members contributed their displays. When Mario passed away in 20 and the firm was sold, it was evident to the Pastegas that they wanted to continue the Christmas display.  Community outreach had individuals or families adopt the weather beaten pieces and return them refurbished to the new home of the display to Benton County fairgrounds on 53rd St.Since the beginning Pastega Christmas display continues to survive and thrive with the help of many volunteers and businesses in our community who have given of their time and talents as well as donations of money and/or materials. Although our display is FREE and non-commercial, the Pastega Christmas Light Display encourages canned food donations for the needy in our local communities.

Warren Miller’s All Time. Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $25 – $30. Get ready to go deep into the stuff of which snowy dreams are made with Warren Miller’s All Time. From the birth of ski towns to icons and innovators like the original hotdoggers, All Time will reimagine the past 74 years of filmmaking plus feature new footage with Maine’s finest athlete, Donny Pelletier, and the next generation of skiers and riders at Woodward Park City. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door for kids; $25 in advance and $30 at the door for adults. Learn more and get tickets at www.WhitesideTheatre.org. Visit https://www.whitesidetheatre.org for more info.

Sunday, November 26

Teal Co-operative Art Gallery. Downtown Corvallis, 328 SW Second Street, Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Teal Co-operative Art Gallery has a reputation as the place to shop for hand-crafted, unique, made-in-Oregon gifts. Each year their team of dedicated Oregon artists transform an otherwise vacant and lifeless store front into a world of color, light and beauty, open for business during the months of November and December. On display and for sale are some of the finest works in fiber, leather, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood work, mixed media, paper, and soap that the central Willamette Valley has to offer. A portion of the Gallery’s sales is donated to schools and programs in the community. This year the Bessie Coleman Elementary School in Corvallis will be the recipient of the Gallery’s 2023 Charitable Donation. Visit https://www.tealartistcoop.com/ for more info.

Thanksgiving Weekend Winery Open Houses: Cardwell Hill Cellars. Cardwell Hill Cellars, 24241 Cardwell Hill Drive, Philomath. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join Cardwell Hill Cellars Nov. 17-19 for a pinot and quince spread pairing. Owner Rob Siegel will be there to present his locally grown and produced quince spread and there will be special pricing on rosé and blush wines. Nov. 24-26 will offer recipes with Cardwell Hill wines, where owner Nancy Chapel will be present with recipes made with Cardwell Hill’s wines, along with special pricing on rosé and blush wines. Visit https://cardwellhillwine.com/about-us/events/ for more info.

Pastega Christmas Light Display. Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. From 1981, Mario Pastega had Ole create christmas scenes and the place them in the field surrounding the PepsiCola Bottling plant. Scenes and characters were added each year and community members contributed their displays. When Mario passed away in 20 and the firm was sold, it was evident to the Pastegas that they wanted to continue the Christmas display.  Community outreach had individuals or families adopt the weather beaten pieces and return them refurbished to the new home of the display to Benton County fairgrounds on 53rd St.Since the beginning Pastega Christmas display continues to survive and thrive with the help of many volunteers and businesses in our community who have given of their time and talents as well as donations of money and/or materials. Although our display is FREE and non-commercial, the Pastega Christmas Light Display encourages canned food donations for the needy in our local communities.

Monday, November 27

Teal Co-operative Art Gallery. Downtown Corvallis, 328 SW Second Street, Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Teal Co-operative Art Gallery has a reputation as the place to shop for hand-crafted, unique, made-in-Oregon gifts. Each year their team of dedicated Oregon artists transform an otherwise vacant and lifeless store front into a world of color, light and beauty, open for business during the months of November and December. On display and for sale are some of the finest works in fiber, leather, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood work, mixed media, paper, and soap that the central Willamette Valley has to offer. A portion of the Gallery’s sales is donated to schools and programs in the community. This year the Bessie Coleman Elementary School in Corvallis will be the recipient of the Gallery’s 2023 Charitable Donation. Visit https://www.tealartistcoop.com/ for more info.

Pastega Christmas Light Display. Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. From 1981, Mario Pastega had Ole create christmas scenes and the place them in the field surrounding the PepsiCola Bottling plant. Scenes and characters were added each year and community members contributed their displays. When Mario passed away in 20 and the firm was sold, it was evident to the Pastegas that they wanted to continue the Christmas display.  Community outreach had individuals or families adopt the weather beaten pieces and return them refurbished to the new home of the display to Benton County fairgrounds on 53rd St.Since the beginning Pastega Christmas display continues to survive and thrive with the help of many volunteers and businesses in our community who have given of their time and talents as well as donations of money and/or materials. Although our display is FREE and non-commercial, the Pastega Christmas Light Display encourages canned food donations for the needy in our local communities.

Tuesday, November 28

Teal Co-operative Art Gallery. Downtown Corvallis, 328 SW Second Street, Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Teal Co-operative Art Gallery has a reputation as the place to shop for hand-crafted, unique, made-in-Oregon gifts. Each year their team of dedicated Oregon artists transform an otherwise vacant and lifeless store front into a world of color, light and beauty, open for business during the months of November and December. On display and for sale are some of the finest works in fiber, leather, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood work, mixed media, paper, and soap that the central Willamette Valley has to offer. A portion of the Gallery’s sales is donated to schools and programs in the community. This year the Bessie Coleman Elementary School in Corvallis will be the recipient of the Gallery’s 2023 Charitable Donation. Visit https://www.tealartistcoop.com/ for more info.

Infant Storytime. Main Meeting Room, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Infant Storytime occurs every Tuesday from 10:30 – 11:00 AM and is for children 0-12 months old. 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-107 for more info.

Pastega Christmas Light Display. Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. From 1981, Mario Pastega had Ole create christmas scenes and the place them in the field surrounding the PepsiCola Bottling plant. Scenes and characters were added each year and community members contributed their displays. When Mario passed away in 20 and the firm was sold, it was evident to the Pastegas that they wanted to continue the Christmas display.  Community outreach had individuals or families adopt the weather beaten pieces and return them refurbished to the new home of the display to Benton County fairgrounds on 53rd St.Since the beginning Pastega Christmas display continues to survive and thrive with the help of many volunteers and businesses in our community who have given of their time and talents as well as donations of money and/or materials. Although our display is FREE and non-commercial, the Pastega Christmas Light Display encourages canned food donations for the needy in our local communities.

National Novel Writing Month Write In @ C3. Corvallis Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 5:30 p.m. Bring your preferred writing tools and work on your novel surrounded by other local writers during NaNoWriMo! These write ins take place at the Corvallis Community Center’s Oak Room. Co-sponsored by the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library and Corvallis Community Center (C3). Visit https://corvallisbenton.librarycalendar.com/event/national-novel-writing-month-write-c3-16610 for more info.

Wednesday, November 29

Teal Co-operative Art Gallery. Downtown Corvallis, 328 SW Second Street, Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Teal Co-operative Art Gallery has a reputation as the place to shop for hand-crafted, unique, made-in-Oregon gifts. Each year their team of dedicated Oregon artists transform an otherwise vacant and lifeless store front into a world of color, light and beauty, open for business during the months of November and December. On display and for sale are some of the finest works in fiber, leather, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood work, mixed media, paper, and soap that the central Willamette Valley has to offer. A portion of the Gallery’s sales is donated to schools and programs in the community. This year the Bessie Coleman Elementary School in Corvallis will be the recipient of the Gallery’s 2023 Charitable Donation. Visit https://www.tealartistcoop.com/ for more info.

Toddler Storytime. Main Meeting Room, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Toddler storytime occurs every Wednesday from 10:30 – 11:00 AM and is for children 1-3 years old. 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-44 for more info.

Pastega Christmas Light Display. Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. From 1981, Mario Pastega had Ole create christmas scenes and the place them in the field surrounding the PepsiCola Bottling plant. Scenes and characters were added each year and community members contributed their displays. When Mario passed away in 20 and the firm was sold, it was evident to the Pastegas that they wanted to continue the Christmas display.  Community outreach had individuals or families adopt the weather beaten pieces and return them refurbished to the new home of the display to Benton County fairgrounds on 53rd St.Since the beginning Pastega Christmas display continues to survive and thrive with the help of many volunteers and businesses in our community who have given of their time and talents as well as donations of money and/or materials. Although our display is FREE and non-commercial, the Pastega Christmas Light Display encourages canned food donations for the needy in our local communities.

Movies at the Whiteside: Everything, Everywhere, All At Once. The Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. $6-$8. 7 p.m. Visit the Whiteside Theatre for a movie night! The Whiteside hosts a movie every Wednesday at 7 p.m. They also host the Bob Newton Family Movie, a family-friendly 3 p.m. monthly matinee. Visit https://www.whitesidetheatre.org for more info.

Thursday, November 30

Teal Co-operative Art Gallery. Downtown Corvallis, 328 SW Second Street, Corvallis. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Teal Co-operative Art Gallery has a reputation as the place to shop for hand-crafted, unique, made-in-Oregon gifts. Each year their team of dedicated Oregon artists transform an otherwise vacant and lifeless store front into a world of color, light and beauty, open for business during the months of November and December. On display and for sale are some of the finest works in fiber, leather, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood work, mixed media, paper, and soap that the central Willamette Valley has to offer. A portion of the Gallery’s sales is donated to schools and programs in the community. This year the Bessie Coleman Elementary School in Corvallis will be the recipient of the Gallery’s 2023 Charitable Donation. Visit https://www.tealartistcoop.com/ for more info.

Preschool Storytime. Main Meeting Room, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 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-105 for more info.

Pastega Christmas Light Display. Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. From 1981, Mario Pastega had Ole create christmas scenes and the place them in the field surrounding the PepsiCola Bottling plant. Scenes and characters were added each year and community members contributed their displays. When Mario passed away in 20 and the firm was sold, it was evident to the Pastegas that they wanted to continue the Christmas display.  Community outreach had individuals or families adopt the weather beaten pieces and return them refurbished to the new home of the display to Benton County fairgrounds on 53rd St.Since the beginning Pastega Christmas display continues to survive and thrive with the help of many volunteers and businesses in our community who have given of their time and talents as well as donations of money and/or materials. Although our display is FREE and non-commercial, the Pastega Christmas Light Display encourages canned food donations for the needy in our local communities.

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