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Thursday: Family Day

Event: Two workshops inspired by the Smithsonian’s “Things Come Apart” traveling exhibit (pictured is a flip clock made by Sanyo in the 1970s) are scheduled for 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday at the Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. The free workshops are intended for ages 7 and above. Registration is required for the workshops: Call 541-929-6230. 

Thursday: ‘The General’

Movie: Buster Keaton’s silent film “The General” will be accompanied with live music by Justin Schepige and Kevin Van Walk 7 p.m. Thursday at the Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Tickets: $6-$8. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/179391622642719.

Friday: Zipsquid

Music: The Corvallis band will play a mix of garage and hard rock along with several original songs from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday at Calapooia Brewing, 140 Hill St. SE, Albany. For ages 21 and over. Free admission.

Sunday: New Year’s Eve Party

Music: The Deep Woods Band and Blue Honey perform Sunday starting at 7 p.m. at the Summit Grange, 19854 Summit Highway, Blodgett. The two bands will play blues, original songs and classic psychedelic songs. Liquid light show and ball drop included. Admission: $8 at the door. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/528451370848228

THURSDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Free Range Open Mic, 8:30 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Now Brothers, 8 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Karen Lovely and Ben Rice, 6 p.m., $10.

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Family Day, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Families are invited to check out the Smithsonian’s exhibit “Things Come Apart.” In conjunction with the exhibit, the Benton County Historical Society is offering a workshop where kids can learn how a pipe organ works by taking one apart. The free workshop is offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Space is limited. Registration required. To register, call 541-929-6230 during business hours, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday thru Saturday.

Gallery Show, 10 a.m., Dec. 28-30, Albany Art Studio, 131 Montgomery St. NE. Albany’s new studio will host its first gallery show featuring local artists. Free. Information: albanyartstudio.com or 541-231-7922.

COI Guitar Group, 11 a.m. to noon, every Thursday, Community Outreach Inc. multipurpose room, 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. The guitar group is designed for anyone in the community who wants to play guitar. For all skill levels. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

Pastega Holiday Lights, 5 to 10 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis.

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Albany Eagles, 127 Broadalbin St. SW. Hosted by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. All ages welcome. Cost: $4 per person. Information: 541-926-1159.

“The General” with live music, 7 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Buster Keaton’s silent film “The General” will be accompanied with music by Justin Schepige and Kevin Van Walk. Tickets: $6-$8. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/179391622642719.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Zipsquid, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Barker Gypsies, 7 p.m.

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OSUsed Store End of Year Clearance, noon to 3 p.m., Surplus Property, OSU, 644 SW 13th St., Corvallis. All items with white tags will be "buy one, get two free." Housewares, office supplies, lab glass, lab equipment, tools, some sporting equipment, and more. Information: http://fa.oregonstate.edu/surplus.

Pastega Holiday Lights, 5 to 10 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Booty Shaker’s Bash, 9 p.m., $5.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Oregon Valley Boys, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — James Roberts, 7 p.m.

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Community Digital Storytelling Workshop, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., LBCC Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. The Resilience Project presents its digital storytelling workshop. Participants come with a story idea and are taught how to turn that idea into a digital video. Stories are screened at the Darkside Cinema during each month's Corvallis Arts Walk. Donations are appreciated. Registration required. Registration and information: wearetheresilienceproject.org.

Pastega Holiday Lights, 5 to 10 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis.

SUNDAY

VENUES

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

Cellar Cat — Nancy Hamilton Quartet, 7 to 10 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — New Year’s Eve Bootlegger’s Ball, 10 p.m.

Conversion Brewing — New Year’s Eve Bash, 6 p.m.

Corvallis Elks Lodge — Parish Gap, 9:30 p.m. 

Sky High Brewing — New Year’s Eve Party with DTW, 10 p.m., $15.

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All Ages New Year’s Eve Splatter Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Albany Art Studio, 131 Montgomery St. NE. Come create a masterpiece in the splatter box. The studio provides everything you need for painting including a canvas and all the paint. Tickets: $20 each or two for $30. Advance tickets and information: https://www.albanyartstudio.com/nye-splatter-party.

Pastega Holiday Lights, 5 to 10 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis.

Annual New Year’s Eve Gala, 6:30 p.m., FireWorks Pub and Pizza, 1115 SE Third St., Corvallis. FireWorks' 16th Annual New York New Year’s Eve Gala will feature live jazz by Joanne Trzcinski. Chef Tony Viscioni will present a four course prix fixe including Angus prime rib au jus, hazelnut encrusted Pacific halibut and basil pesto gnocchi with festive holiday cocktails and wine pairings. Cost: $35-$45. Reservations required, call 541-754-6958. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/741894969332584.

New Year’s Eve Concert, 7 p.m., Lebanon Mennonite Church, 2100 S. Second St. Featuring Dale and Gwen Kropf and the Bethel Mountain Band. Refreshments will be served as a fundraiser for the youth mission trip. Information: 541-258-5789, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays.

New Year's Eve Party, 7 p.m., Summit Grange, 19854 Summit Highway, Blodgett. Music starts at 8 p.m., featuring the Deep Woods Band and Blue Honey, playing dance music with a mix of blues, original songs and classic psychedelic songs from 1967 as partygoers say adios to the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Admission: $8 at the door. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/528451370848228.

New Year’s Eve Splatter Party, 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Albany Art Studio, 131 Montgomery St., NE. Come create a masterpiece in the splatter box with friends while enjoying local wine, beer and spirits. Champagne toast at midnight. Tickets: $50 each or two for $75. Advance tickets and information: https://www.albanyartstudio.com/nye-splatter-party.

MONDAY

Pastega Holiday Lights, 5 to 10 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis.

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.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

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"East Comes West," Japanese Print Exhibition, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fairbanks Gallery, 220 SW 26th St., OSU, Corvallis. The second part of the exhibition of prints from the Atelier Outotsu printmaking studio of Japan opens at the Fairbanks Gallery. It is also on view in the Memorial Union Concourse Gallery. In all, 29 artists are represented in the two shows. An informal reception, talk and video presentation on Atelier Outotsu by Yuji Hiratsuka, professor of printmaking at OSU, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 10, at Fairbanks. Free. 

School's Out Adventure: Australian Outback, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Avery House Nature Center, 1200 Avery Park Drive, Corvallis. An educational adventure geared for children ages 5-10 and scheduled for Jan. 2-4, when Corvallis schools are closed. The event features aboriginal art and local music. Children can learn about magical marsupials and survival in the world down under. Before and after care is available. Registration in advance is recommended. Cost: $40 per day, additional before or after care $6 per hour. Information: www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/ahncoutofschool/.

Graphic Novel Book Club for Adults “Flying Couch: A Graphic Memoir” by Amy Kurzwell, 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Anyone 18 and older can participate in informal discussions of popular and contemporary selected graphic novels. Copies of the titles to be discussed each month will be made available for checkout from the second-floor reference desk at the library. Moderated by Bonnie Brzozowsi. Information: 541-766-6793.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

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

Imagine Coffee — Game Night, 7 p.m.

Old World Deli — Gumbo, 7 p.m.

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School's Out Adventure: Australian Outback, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Avery House Nature Center, 1200 Avery Park Drive, Corvallis. Cost: $40 per day, additional before or after care $6 per hour. Information: www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/ahncoutofschool/.

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.

Majestic Playwright’s Lab, 6:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. A place for playwrights to present, share, and discuss their new plays with other playwrights, actors, and interested community members. Free and open to all playwrights, whether aspiring, experienced, or curious about writing for the stage. Questions and information: cristinawhite8@yahoo.com.

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.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Bri Cauz and Ida Jane, 9:30 p.m.

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School's Out Adventure: Australian Outback, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Avery House Nature Center, 1200 Avery Park Drive, Corvallis. Cost: $40 per day, additional before or after care $6 per hour. Information: www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/ahncoutofschool/.

COI Guitar Group, 11 a.m. to noon, every Thursday, Community Outreach Inc. multipurpose room, 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. The guitar group is designed for anyone in the community who wants to play guitar. For all skill levels. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

Brown Bag Art Talk, noon, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Oregon artists Jill Baker, Nancy Helmsworth and Rebecca Mannheimer will discuss their artwork featured in the exhibit “Where Are We? Contemporary Interpretations of Landscape Art." 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.

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.

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Albany Eagles, 127 Broadalbin St. SW. Hosted by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. All ages welcome. Cost: $4 per person. Information: 541-926-1159.

Open Source Improv, 9 p.m. first Thursdays,Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. Free. Information: opensourceimprov3000@gmail.com.

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