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Friday: Call and Response

Reception: Call and Response artists will discuss their call-and-response art pieces (a “call" piece by Anita Cook is pictured) based on the “Natural Structure” theme 6:30 p.m. Friday at Giustina Gallery in LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Event includes live music from Shawn Hinz. Free. Information: http://lasells.oregonstate.edu/exhibit/call-and-response-vii-natural-structure

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Sunday: Chili Cook-Off

Fundraiser: Twenty teams, including units from area police and fire departments, will compete in the Benton County Sheriff’s Office Chili Cook-Off from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis.  Admission: $5, half off with military ID. Children under 5 free. Information: https://www.co.benton.or.us/sheriff/page/10th-annual-bcso-chili-cook.

Monday: Science Pub Corvallis

Talk: Monique Udell, assistant professor in the Oregon State University Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences, will present "For the Love of Dogs," a scientific look at the human-canine bond, at 6 p.m. Monday at Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/terraOSU.

Wednesday: ‘The Blues Brothers’

Movie: The 1980 comedy starring "Saturday Night Live" alumni John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Tickets: $5-$7. Information: whitesidetheatre.org.  

THURSDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Rusty Hinges, 7:30 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Rudolf Korv Music, 7 p.m.

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Conversations from Corrine Woodman Gallery, noon, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Artists Marissa Soloni and Lauren Sharpton discuss their artwork in the gallery. Soloni shows life-size oil paintings of aprons titled “The Apron Wearers,” while Sharpton shares an interactive piece called “The Exquisite Corvallis.” It invites Corvallis community members to participate in a continual drawing, where each person continues where the last left off. Free. Information: theartscenter.net.

Webster Chicago, 6 to 8 p.m., Papa’s Pizza Parlor, 1030 SW Third St., Corvallis. Every first Thursday is blues night. Information: 541-757-2727.

Open Source Improv, 9 p.m. first Thursdays, The Salty Dog, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. Free. Information: opensourceimprov3000@gmail.com.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Hazzadus Homecoming, 10 p.m., $3.

Downtown Dog — DC Blues, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Joe Jangles, 7 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Brandon Miller and Nathan O’Mara, 7:30 p.m., $5 donation.

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Call and Response Artists’ Reception, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The group of Call and Response artists will discuss their call-and-response art pieces based on the “Natural Structure” theme. Event includes live music from Shawn Hinz. Free. Information: http://lasells.oregonstate.edu/exhibit/call-and-response-vii-natural-structure.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Jake Brown Some-tet, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Jesse Meade, 8 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Richard Taelour, 6 p.m., $5.

Imagine Coffee — LeMaster and Abrams, 7 p.m.

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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.

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Grant Road, Kings Valley. The 22nd annual event returns with Elizabethan revels and a marketplace. Jousting, games, handmade wares, entertainment and food and drink. Admission: $11 for adults or $10 with a coupon from its website, $5 seniors and children (age 6-12), children 5 and under free. Information and schedule: shrewfaire.com.

¡Los Cuentos!: bilingual story time for kids, 11 a.m. second Saturdays, Corvallis Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave.. Free. Children of all ages welcome. Information: 541-766-6794.

Swing Dance in Independence, 7 to 10 p.m., Maxine’s Ballroom, 120 C St., Independence. Corvallis Swing Dance is hosting its second out-of-town swing dance. The format will be similar to regular dances with an hour-long beginner lesson followed by two hours of social dancing. Admission: $5. Information and schedule: corvallisswing.com.

Corvallis Square Dancers mainstream/plus square dance, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Road. Caller: Charlotte Jeskey. Cuer: Sandy Harris. Cost: $6. Information: corvallissquares.com

Sweet Home Squarenaders: "Pie Night Square Dance," 7:30 to 10 p.m., Oak Heights School Gym, 605 Elm St., Sweet Home. Caller: Jim Voll. Cuer: Jackie Gale. Pie and coffee served at break. Donation: $5 for adults and $4 for youth. Information: 541-401-3600. 

SUNDAY

VENUES

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

Cellar Cat — The Nancy Hamilton Trio, 5:30 p.m.

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Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Grant Road, Kings Valley. Admission: $11 for adults or $10 with a coupon from its website, $5 seniors and children (age 6-12), children 5 and under free. Information and schedule: shrewfaire.com.

Annual Benton County Sheriff’s Office Chili Cook-Off, noon to 4 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. The 10th annual cook-off will have 20 teams competing against each other along with the Sheriff’s Office and various other agencies from Benton County. The event benefits the Benton County Mounted Posse and local K-9 Programs. Admission: $5. Children under 5 admitted free. Half off for admission with military ID. Information: https://www.co.benton.or.us/sheriff/page/10th-annual-bcso-chili-cook.

Eugene Trek Theatre presents “Forbidden Planet in the Park,” 3 p.m., Central Park, 600 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. In this live version of the classic sci-fi movie, a spacecraft travels to the distant planet Altair IV to discover the fate of a group of scientists sent there decades earlier. When Commander Adams and his crew arrive, they discover only two people: Dr. Morbius and his daughter, Altaira, who was born on the remote planet. Family-friendly. Free, but donations appreciated. Information: http://eugenetrektheatre.com.

MONDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — John Haughm, Isenordal, Omens and Exulanis, 9 p.m., $7.

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7 p.m.

Salty Dog — Craft Beer Spelling Bee, 7 p.m. (signups at 6 p.m.).

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“Pathways,” art quilt and fiber art exhibit, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Concourse Gallery of the Memorial Union, OSU, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. As part of Quilt County, a large event held in Benton County every two years, multiple venues in Corvallis and Philomath are exhibiting quilts from August to October. The 25 artists in this exhibit are members of the Valley-South Art Quilters, including mid-valley artists Nancy Bryant, Cheryl Jordan and Naomi Weidner. Exhibit runs through Oct. 27. Free.

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.

Science Pub Corvallis: "For the Love of Dogs," 6 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. Speaker Monique Udell, assistant professor, Oregon State University Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences, will present “For the Love of Dogs," a scientific look at the human-canine bond. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/terraOSU.

Corvallis Guitar Society Meeting, 7 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. The meeting is open to players of all ages, styles and abilities to perform and  listen to guitar music. Ensemble will play music arranged by James Bishop Edwards. Ashland guitarist Ed Dunsavage will perform as featured artist. Free, but donations are appreciated.Information: Jon Sharp, 541-829-2092 or jmds157@yahoo.com.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

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Corvallis Access Media Live Shoot, 2 to 9 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. C-CAT 29 and Corvallis Access Media are looking for crew and volunteers and will teach interested people about what they do during a live shoot with The Majestic Improv group and more. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/corvallisaccess.

September Pub Talk: "Position Your Business for Success," 6 p.m., 101 Eat and Drink, 101 NW Jackson Ave., Corvallis. Willamette Innovators Network presents insights from a veteran entrepreneur, scientist, executive and investor, Dr. Judith Giordan. She is the co-founder of the Chemical Angels Network, managing director of ecosVC, Inc., professor at Oregon State University, entrepreneur and former Fortune 100 executive. Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 students at the door (ticket includes one drink ticket good for beer or wine). Information: willametteinnovators.com.

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.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Jazz Jam, 9 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Ozborne Cox Experience, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Imagine on Canvas Paint Night, 7 p.m., $15.

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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.

Random Review, noon to 2 p.m. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. This is a special 25th anniversary event with a Reader’s Theater followed by a celebration. Free, sponsored by Friends of the Library. Lunches OK. Information: 541-926-6938.

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

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.

“The Blues Brothers,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The 1980 comedy starring the John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as Jake and Elwood Blues will be shown. Tickets: $5-$7. Information: whitesidetheatre.org.

THURSDAY

VENUES

 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.)

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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.

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.

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