Saturday: Portland Cello Project

Music: The group, which has mixed musical genres and changed how listeners perceive the cello, will perform a 7:30 p.m. concert Saturday at the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $30-$35. Tickets and information: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469. 

Photo by Jason Quigley

Thursday: Dinema

Movie: The Buster Keaton comedy “Sherlock Jr.” will be shown at Dinema with music by Justin Schepige, Kevin Van Walk and friends, and an introduction and extras from Ygal Kaufman 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Cost:  $3.

Friday: Beer Week Concert

Music: The Corvallis funk band Wups performs a free show with Portland’s The Toads and Mountains of Pixels Friday starting at 9:30 p.m. at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: bombsawaycafe.com.

Saturday: Septembeerfest

Festival: Craft beer, cider, food and music return Saturday, 1 to 9 p.m., to Corvallis’ Avery Park for Septembeerfest. Admission: $15 includes a pint glass and four drink tokens. Designated drivers $3 admission. Free shuttle service every 15-20 minutes at library and Downward Dog on Monroe Avenue. Information: septembeerfest.org



Calapooia Brewing Co. — Wild Hog in the Woods, 7:30 p.m.

Downtown Dog — The McAllisters, 6 p.m.

Downward Dog — Cribbage Tournament, 6 p.m. (signups at 5 p.m.)


Square Dance Demonstration, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Lebanon Farmers Market, Main and Grant streets. The Lebanon Square Circlers invite everyone to come and watch, and maybe even learn a few moves for free. The club’s lessons begin Sunday, Sept. 17. Information: lebanonsquarecirclers.com.

Seniors Gone Country, 5 to 7 p.m., Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. An evening of country inspired fun, food and music. Local band Red Diesel will perform and a pulled pork dinner with the works will be served chuckwagon style. This event is for those 50 years of age and over, and those with disabilities and their caregivers. Tickets: $5, available at the senior center. Seating is limited. Information: 541-258-4919.

Imagine Acoustic Open Mic, 7 to 9 p.m. Monthly Second Thursdays, Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. Sign up 6:30 p.m. Free. All ages welcome. Information: 541-286-4340.

Dinema: “Sherlock Jr.” 8:30 p.m., Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Dinema returns with a night of film, music, drinks, food and community. The Buster Keaton comedy, “Sherlock Jr.” (1924), will be shown with live music from Justin Schepige, Kevin Van Walk and friends. It will be preceded by newsreels, cartoons and other treats presented by emcee Ygal Kaufman. Cost: $3. Information: https://www.facebook.com/cmnykcinema.



Bombs Away Cafe — Wups, The Toads, and Mountains of Pixels, 9:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Irrelevant Podcast, 9 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Merkel Music, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — John Sherman, 7 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Rex Manning Day, Astroskeleton, The Shifts, 7 p.m., $5 donation.


Taco Feed benefit for CARDV, 5 to 9 p.m., Calapooia Brewing, 140 Hill St. SE, Albany. Calapooia Brewing and the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV) team up to raise funds for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. In addition to the taco feed, which will include vegetarian and gluten-free options, the event will have a raffle with prizes from local businesses. Dinner tickets: $10-$20 adults (suggested donation), $5 children (8 and under.) Raffle tickets: $5 each, bonus free ticket for every five tickets purchased. Advance tickets: http://cardv.org/benefit.

Albany Timber Twirlers Square Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., first and third Fridays, 738 SE Fifth St., Albany. Caller: Bruce Lowther. Cuer: Sandy Harris. Admission: $5 donation. Information, contact Bev Swearingen, 541-619-2848.  



Bombs Away Cafe — If This, These with Paleons, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Southern Cross, 7 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Terry Robb and Adam Scramstad, 8 p.m.

Downtown Dog — David Whittaker, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Gratton, Gregg & Gregg, 7 p.m.


Albany Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays through Nov. 22, Fourth Avenue and Ellsworth Street. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Street and Jackson Avenue. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Family Music Fun, 11 a.m. third Saturdays, Storytime Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Family participation music and movement program for all ages. Information: 541-766-6793 or www.thebestlibrary.net.

Septembeerfest, 1 to 9 p.m., Avery Park, 1310 SW Avery Park, Corvallis. Enjoy the Willamette Valley’s craft beer and cider with live music, food and friends at the Heart of the Valley Homebrewers’ 10th Annual Septembeerfest. The event will feature performances by Gumbo, Blues and Sunshine and Parish Gap. Admission: $15 and includes a pint glass and four drink tokens, additional drink tokens are four for $5. Designated drivers: $3 admission. Free shuttle service with pickups at Corvallis Public Library and Downward Dog on Monroe running every 15-20 minutes starting around 1 p.m. Information: septembeerfest.org.

“CodeGirl: The Movie,” 1:30 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. "CodeGirl," released in 2015, is about high school girls throughout the world who better their communities through collaboration and technology. A discussion will follow the movie. Co-sponsored by Chick Tech Corvallis. Free. Information: Youth Services Department, 541-766-6794.

Benefit for Fallen Rider, 7 p.m., Corvallis Elks Lodge, 1400 NW Ninth St. The Corvallis Elks Lodge Motorcycle Auxiliary is sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit the family of Doug Penix. He was killed recently in a motorcycle accident and leaves behind a wife and five children. The event will feature music by Easy Rider Brotherhood with a raffle and food available for purchase. Raffle items and donations to the family can be dropped off at the Elks Lodge, Sacred Art Tattoo, and Seventh Gear Cycles. Information: 541-758-0222.

Corvallis Belly Dance Performance Guild Showcase, 7 p.m., third Saturdays, Old World Deli, 341 SW Second Street, Corvallis. Donations appreciated. Information: www.corvallisbellydance.org.

Corvallis Folklore Society Contra Dance: Joyride Tunes with Susan Petrick, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., first and third Saturdays, Gatton Hall, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. Admission: $8-$10, discount of $1 offered to Corvallis Folklore Society members, students or those who bike or walk. Information: 541-250-0856 or corvallisfolklore.org.

Lebanon Square Circlers: Root Beer/Apple Pie Welcome Back Dance, 7:30 p.m., Lebanon IOOF Hall, E. Ash St. Pre-rounds are from 7:30 to 8 p.m., followed by mainstream dancing from 8 to 10:15 p.m. Caller: Charlotte Jeskey. Cuer: Jackie Gale. Cost: $5 per person, $12 per family. Information: 541-401-9780 or lebanonsquarecirclers.com.

Portland Cello Project, 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. The group has built a reputation for mixing genres and blurring musical lines and perceptions. No two shows are alike, with a repertoire now numbering over 1,000 pieces of music, including some unexpected works. Tickets: $30-$35. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Information and tickets: majestic.org and box office 541-738-7469.



Calapooia Brewing Co. — Blues Jam, 4 p.m.

Cellar Cat — Olem Alves with Mike Hanns, 5:30 p.m.


This and That Sale, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Corvallis Elks Lodge, 1400 NW Ninth St. This sale, to benefit the lodge, will have antiques, collectibles, craft items and more available for purchase. Information: 541-758-0222.

Lebanon Square Circlers Square Dance Lessons, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Lebanon IOOF Hall, 20 E. Ash St. No partner is required. Instructor Charlotte Jeskey. First class is free. Cost: $5 per person, $12 per family. Information: 541-401-9780 or lebanonsquarecirclers.com.



Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7 p.m.


Pu’uwai O Ke Kuawa (Heart of the Valley) Hula, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays, First Baptist Church of Corvallis, 125 NW 10th St., Corvallis. Cost: $5 per class. Information: Barb Landau, 541-908-9190 or corvallishula.com.

Line Dance, Couples Dance, Dance Lesson, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. SW, Albany. Instructor Ernie Briggs leads a dance lesson at 7 p.m. Admission: $4 per person. Information: 541-974-0470.

Teens Modern Dance, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Mondays (Sept. 18-Oct. 4), Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Classes, for ages 12 and older, focus on dance technique, body awareness and strength through floor and center exercises, jumps, turns, leaps and choreography in a fun empowering environment. Tuition: $46 per month. To register contact Donna Blatt Ervin: ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329. Information: moderndancetechnique.com.



Bombs Away Cafe — Old Age and Times Infinity, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.


Art and Coffee, 10:30 a.m. to noon every third Tuesday of the month, Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. Adults 16 and up are invited to join in a morning of art, coloring, conversation, music, and treats. Supplies are provided or participants can bring their own. Free. Information: 541-929-3016.

Modern Dance IV/V, 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays (4-5:30 p.m.), Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Classes, for ages 12 and older, are for dancers with previous training. It focuses on Graham, Horton and Limon techniques, and a variety of contemporary dance training methods. Tuition: $84 per month. To register contact Donna Blatt Ervin: ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329. Information: moderndancetechnique.com.

Art Night, 6:30 p.m., every third Tuesday, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Participants can try a new project using the library’s supplies or can bring their own projects and supplies. Attendees can show off completed art or works in progress. Free. Information: 541-766-6793.

Corvallis Community Choir Summer Term Rehearsals, July 11-Sept. 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. This a nonaudition choir dedicated to spreading joy through singing together. Music for the term will be a mixture of new selections and pieces carried over from prior terms. Director: James Morsund. Accompanist: Bryson Skaar. Cost: $50 per term, $15 for students or $5 per week. Information: contact Nan Chaney 541-740-6068 or email nonandjay1@gmail.com or see http://corvalliscommunitychoir.us.



Bombs Away Cafe — Ben Mutschler and Steve Willis, 8 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing — Open Mic, 7:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Mouth and Mons La Hire, 9 p.m., $5.

Imagine Coffee — Chuck Cheesman, 7 p.m.

Old World Deli — Gumbo, 7 p.m.


Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Street and Jackson Ave. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Amore Music Series, 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Organist Craig Hanson will perform music written by the sons of J.S. Bach. Free but donations appreciated.

Comfort Crafting Circle, 1 to 2 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, meeting room, Benton Hospice, 2350 NW Professional Drive, Corvallis. Make items for hospice patients and families. Knitters, crocheters and crafters from the community are welcome. No experience necessary. Information: 800-898-9616 or 541-757-9616.

Jefferson Jammers, 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Morningstar Grange, Morningstar Road, Millersburg. Classic rock and country. Information: 541-327-9882.

“Back to the Future,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The time-travel classic with Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd will be shown. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets online: http://backtothefutureatwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com or at Corvallis Brewing Supply, 119 SW Fourth St. Information: whitesidetheatre.org.

Beginning Ballet Class for Tweens, Teens and Adults, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Cascade Performing Arts Center, 800 Harrison St., Lebanon. This class is for those who have never taken ballet before or who have some experience and are dancing at a beginning level. Regular class fee: $5. Information: 541-401-9780.

Noah Strycker: Birding Without Borders: An Epic Worldwide Big Year, 7 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, OSU, 875 SW 26th, Corvallis. In 2015, Strycker, an Oregon native and Oregon State University graduate, became the first person to see more than half the planet’s bird species in a single, year-long birding adventure. He will describe his journey in this program. Free. Information: http://lasells.oregonstate.edu/events.



Bombs Away Cafe — Curtis Monette, 8:30 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Doug Meyers and Gratitude, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — The Men from S.U.R.F., 9:30 p.m., $5.

Downtown Dog — The Ivie Meziere Duo, 6 p.m., $10.

Imagine Coffee — Open Mic, 7 p.m.


Corvallis Arts Walk, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown Corvallis. Every third Thursdays Corvallis’ art galleries stay open late. This month’s art walk includes a Rachel Urista’s mixed-media exhibit Wonderland at Cyrano’s Bookbinding, a retrospective exhibit of Al “Mushroom” Kapuler’s avant-garde paintings at the Majestic Theatre, Marnie Zoa’s “Wild Words” paintings and poetry reading at Voices Gallery, and works in fused glass by Linda Ohlson at Art int he Vallery Gallery. Free. Information: facebook.com/CorvallisArtsWalk or http://www.corvallisartswalk.com.

Corvallis New Horizons Band, 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. The New Horizons Band welcomes players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. Information: 541-224-3428.

Northwest Banjo Band, 6:30 to 8 p.m. third Thursdays, Papa’s Pizza, 1030 SW Third St., Corvallis. There is no cover charge. Information: 541-757-2727.


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