Sept. 5: Promotions and Marketing, 8:30 a.m., boardroom, Downtown Corvallis Association, 460 SW Madison Ave.
Sept. 6: Downtown Red Carpet Welcome, 9:45 a.m., Downtown Corvallis Association, 460 SW Madison Ave.
Sept. 8: Pacific Northwest Christmas Tree Association Tree Fair and Trade Show, noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 9, Holiday Inn — Portland Airport, 8439 NE Columbia Blvd. More than 35 exhibitors; presentations; grower competitions. Admission: $10 for PNWCTA members, $15 for nonmembers. Information: 503-364-2942.
Sept. 19: "Foundations of Business Success," 6 p.m. 10 Tuesdays, Small Business Development Center, Linn-Benton Community College Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. Learn how to create and assess a business plan for a startup or new business. Free orientation, 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Benton Center. Cost: based on income. Information: 541-917-4929 or www.linnbenton.edu/sbdc.