Corvallis Calendar: Wednesday Afternoon to Friday Evening

Wednesday, January 24

Philomath Storytime. Philomath Meeting Room, Philomath Meeting Room, 1050 Applegate St, Philomath. 10:30 a.m. – 11 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 for more info.

Vampires of Oregon: From Historical Photographs to a Reimagined Past. Corvallis Museum, 411 SW Second Street, Corvallis.10:30 a.m. Free. Anna Fidler will share about her series of artworks Vampires of Oregon (2010-2013) and how it relates to her use of 19th and 20th-century photographs from the Oregon Historical Society. The Pittock Mansion was an inspiration for the series, in which she recontextualized the mansion on a hill overlooking Portland as home to a family of vampires. Fidler will also discuss the use of photographs culled from Historical Societies of Portland and her home state of Michigan that she has used in an ongoing series titled Energy Portraits (2003-present) Visit for more info.

Thursday, January 25    

Family Storytime at the Benton County Historical Society – Corvallis Museum. Benton County Historical Society – Corvallis Museum, 411 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Join for a storytime at the Benton County Historical Society – Corvallis Museum! Free admission for children and families. Visit for more info.

Monroe Baby Storytime. Monroe Children’s Area, 380 N 5th St., Monroe. 10:30 – 11 a.m. Free. Baby Story Time for birth to 24 months at the Monroe Community Library, 380 N 5th Street in Monroe, OR. Visit for more info.

Cooks and Books. C3 (Corvallis Community Center), 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Free. Join C3 for Cooks and Books, a free, in-person cooking demonstration and showcase of cookbooks at C3 (Corvallis Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave). Learn how to prepare and sample a recipe demonstrated by a local chef as well as browse cookbooks related to the recipe and theme. The theme for January is Mexican cuisine with Rommy Streicher of Sabor. Rommy Streicher is the owner and operator of Sabor LLC, a company that began in 2019 with the mission of making authentic and homemade products with love. Sabor is well-known in Corvallis for their tamales. Rommy will demonstrate a recipe for tinga toast with chicken and with mushrooms (vegan/vegetarian). Visit for more info.

Sarah Saul’s Jazz Jam. Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 7 p.m. Free. Sarah Saul’s Jazz Jam every fourth Thursday at the Old World Deli! Visit for more info.

Friday, January 26

Family Storytime. Main Meeting Room, 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Family Storytime is for children of all ages. 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 for more info.

C3 Blood Drive. Corvallis Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. 12 p.m. Please visit and use the sponsor look up code (C3Corvallis) to access the schedule and make your appointment. Visit & for more info.

The Tempest. Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $16 -$18. This beloved Shakespearean classic has a little bit of everything: love, tragedy, revenge, drunken butlers, airy spirits, shipwreck, and wizardry. Prospero, a practitioner of the magical arts, and his young daughter Miranda are betrayed and stranded on an uncharted island, populated by a single islander, Caliban, and many spirits who delight in creating mischief. Through his wizardry, Prospero engineers a tempest, and a shipwreck which gives him the opportunity to exact revenge against those who wronged him. The play forces the characters and the audience to confront questions about redemption, forgiveness, reparations, and the power of love as a force for regeneration. Rated: PG for drunkeness, discussion of abuse, and dirty Shakespeare puns. Visit for more info.

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