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The Second Saturdays Benefit Concert at Sunnyside Up Cafe features RiverRocks on Saturday, March 12. The event is a benefit to send kids from the Jackson Street Youth Shelter to the OSU Peace Jam! in April. (Contributed photo)

FRIDAY, MARCH 11

ON STAGE

“The Honky Tonk Show,” The Phoenix Players, 6 p.m., Star Theatre, 989 Juniper St., Junction City. Admission: $10 general. Information: 541-998-3862.

“You Can’t Take It With You,” Santiam Christian School, 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Admission: $8 general, $6 seniors/youth. Tickets are available at the door or at Santiam Christian School’s business office.

“Jesus Christ Superstar,” Porthole Players, 7:30 p.m., Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Newport. Admission: $16 general, $14 seniors/students. Information: 541-265-2787 or www.portholeplayers.org.

“Primadonny” (“Leading Ladies”), 7:30 p.m., OSU Lab Theater, Withycombe Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis. “Primadonny” is a Russian-language performance of Ken Ludwig’s “Leading Ladies.” An English synopsis is provided at the door. Admission: $10 general, $6 students/seniors, free for children under 12 (the production is not recommended for young children). Tickets available at the door or can be reserved. Reservations/information: Svetlana Erofeeva, lana.erofeeva@gmail.com; or Vreneli Farber, 541-753-6829 or vreneli.farber@gmail.com.

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” 8 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. S.W., Albany. Admission: $13 general, $10 patrons under 18 or over 60. Advance tickets available at Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany, Rice’s Pharmacy in Corvallis or at the ACT box office 45 minutes before curtain. Information: 541-928-4603 or www.albanycivic.org.

“Murdered to Death,” Theatre West, 8 p.m., Theatre West, 3536 S.E. Hwy. 101, Lincoln City. Admission: $12 general, $10 seniors/students, $8 children under 12. Information: 541-994-5663 or http://theatrewest.com.

FILM

“Despicable Me” (2010), 7 p.m., Albany Community Pool, 2150 36th Ave. S.E., Albany. Part of the Family Movie Night series. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring a favorite inflatable and watch the movie while they swim. Admission: $3.50 general, $3 youth under 18, $10 for a family of six. Children under the age of 6 and/or using a lifejacket must have an adult within reach of them in the water. Information: 541-967-4521 or www.cityofalbany.net/parks/facilities/acp.

POPULAR MUSIC

The Timberhill Place Recorder Society,  2 p.m., Corvallis. The repertory group plays low to intermediate selections. Admission: free, Newcomers welcome. Information/location: Colene Voll, 541-745-5122 or vollheim@hotmail.com.

Michael Dane, 6 p.m., fireplace lounge, Gracie’s Sea Hag, 58 E. Hwy. 101, Depoe Bay. Information: 541-765-2734.

Accordioso, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. A St. Patrick’s Day party complete with Irish songs. Admission is free.

Confluence, Willamette Valley LGBT Chorus: “Sugar & Spice,” 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church of Salem, 700 Marion St. N.E., Salem. Admission: $15 general, $12 students/seniors (advance); $18 general, $15 students/seniors (at the door). Information: www.confluencechorus.org.

“Riot in the Clouds,” 10 p.m., Cloud 9, 126 S.W. First St., Corvallis. Featuring girls, liquor and “offensively hip” music. Chi Duly spins electro, dubstep, house and Top 40 remixes. Information: facebook.com/riotintheclouds.

DANCE

Friday night dance, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Taylor Ave., Corvallis. Live music by The Syncopators. All ages welcome. Admission: $4 general, $2 students. Information: 541-766-6959.

MISCELLANEOUS

2011 Northwest Fly Tyers and Fly Fishing Expo, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. The West Coast’s largest fly-tying and fly-fishing education event. Class registration is available online at http://nwexpo.com for fees of $15-$25. Admission: $5 general, free for Oregon’s Federation of Fly Fishers members. Parking is free. Information: http://nwexpo.com.

Audubon Society birding presentation, noon to 1 p.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Admission is free. Information: 541-926-5686 or albanyvisitors@gmail.com.

Friday Flights, 5 to 8 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Experience a flight of three red or three white wines poured simultaneously to sample and experience similarities and differences. Information: 541-738-9463.

Wine tasting, 5 to 7 p.m., First Alternative South Store, 1007 S.E. Third St., Corvallis. Light appetizers and good company. Also includes a South Store Tour. Information: 541-753-3115.

Annual benefit chili cookoff and silent auction, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Lebanon Mennonite Church, 2100 S. Second St., Lebanon. Benefits Lebanon Area Habitat for Humanity. Sample each of the different teams’ chilis, then vote for your favorite. Features live music and a silent auction. Information: 541-259-4255.

Empty Bowls benefit, 6 to 8 p.m., Valley Football Center, 724 S.W. 30th St., Corvallis. Features homemade soup, bread and dessert, plus a silent auction and live entertainment. A benefit for World of Good and Emergency Food Pantry. The first 150 attendees receive a handmade ceramic bowl to keep. Admission: $5-$20 on a sliding scale. Tickets available in Waldo Hall 238, Department of Anthropology on the OSU campus or at the door.

Parent Survival Night, 6 to 9 p.m., The Little Gym, 958 N.W. Circle Blvd., Suite A, Corvallis. Need a night on the town away from the kids? Enjoy yourself while the little ones run and play. Children must be 3 to 12 years old and toilet-independent. Cost: $25-$35. Space is limited. Reservations/information: 541-753-0950.

Soup Invitational Dinner & Auction, 6 to 10 p.m., OSU Alumni Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The Corvallis Waldorf School and Stone Soup charity features local art and music by The Maharimbas. Auction items include a B.B. King-signed guitar, Hawaiian vacation and more. Admission: $15 advance, $20 at the door. Information: www.corvalliswaldorfschool.org.

Author reading/signing: Ellen Waterston, “Where the Crooked River Rises,” 7 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The book’s full title is “Where the Crooked River Rises: A High Desert Home.” Waterston is also the author of two collections of poetry, “Between Desert Seasons” and “I Am Madagascar,” both of which won the WILLA Award for Poetry in 2009 and 2005, respectively. Co-sponsored by the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, OSU Press and Grass Roots Books & Music. Information: 541-754-7668 or www.grassrootsbookstore.com.

“The Life and Death of Suns,” 7 to 8:30 p.m., F-104, Forum, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. A Physics Students Club multi-media event designed for anyone interested in how the universe works (and who enjoys the occasional loud explosion). The event features LBCC physics students demonstrating how suns are born and die in the universe. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. All donations support the LBCC Remotely Operated Vehicle Team in its NASA competition this summer. Information: Greg Mulder, 541-917-4744.

“Terry-oke” karaoke with Terry Geil, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Woody’s Bar & Grill, 10 W. First St., Halsey. Information: 541-369-2285.

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

ON STAGE

“Murder Mystery in the Summer of Love: A Guru Goes to His Grave,” 9:30 a.m., begins at Nye Cottage, 208 N.W. Coast St., Newport. The interactive Nye Beach murder mystery features locals staging a murder and asks visitors to solve the case. Mystery packets may be purchased from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Nye Cottage. The game is then afoot from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., as “investigators” collect clues and interrogate subjects in the Nye Beach business neighborhood. Solutions are due at 5 p.m. back at Nye Cottage. The reveal will follow at 8 p.m. at the American Legion, 424 W. Olive St., Newport. Packets: $10. Information: 541-270-2234.

“The Tom Question Show,” 10 a.m., Forum, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. Stilt-walking and juggling. Part of the Children’s Performing Arts Series. Info: 541-917-7777 or www.cityofalbany.net/parks/cpas.

“Primadonny” (“Leading Ladies”), 4:30 p.m., OSU Lab Theater, Withycombe Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis. “Primadonny” is a Russian-language performance of Ken Ludwig’s “Leading Ladies.” An English synopsis is provided at the door. Admission: $10 general, $6 students/seniors, free for children under 12 (the production is not recommended for young children). Tickets available at the door or can be reserved. Reservations/information: Svetlana Erofeeva, lana.erofeeva@gmail.com; or Vreneli Farber, 541-753-6829 or vreneli.farber@gmail.com.

“The Honky Tonk Show,” The Phoenix Players, 6 p.m., Star Theatre, 989 Juniper St., Junction City. Admission: $10 general (“grub” is extra). Information: 541-998-3862.

“You Can’t Take It With You,” Santiam Christian School, 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Admission: $8 general, $6 seniors/youth. Tickets are available at the door or at Santiam Christian School’s business office.

“Jesus Christ Superstar,” Porthole Players, 7:30 p.m., Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Newport. Admission: $16 general, $14 seniors/students. Information: 541-265-2787 or www.portholeplayers.org.

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” 8 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. S.W., Albany. Admission: $13 general, $10 patrons under 18 or over 60. Advance tickets available at Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany, Rice’s Pharmacy in Corvallis or at the ACT box office 45 minutes before curtain. Information: 541-928-4603 or www.albanycivic.org.

“Murdered to Death,” Theatre West, 8 p.m., Theatre West, 3536 S.E. Hwy. 101, Lincoln City. Admission: $12 general, $10 seniors/students, $8 children under 12. Info: 541-994-5663 or theatrewest.com.

FILM

“The Poor Little Rich Girl” (1917), 11 a.m., Bijou Theatre, 1624 N.E. Hwy. 101, Lincoln City. Mary Pickford stars as a young woman from a rich family in this silent classic. Admission: $2. Information: 541-994-8255 or cinemalovers.com.

POPULAR MUSIC

Willamette Valley Symphony: “Love Sonnets,” 4 p.m., Auditorium, Chemeketa Community College, 4000 Lancaster Drive N.E., Salem. Admission: $10 general, $5 seniors and college/university students, free for youth under 18. Advance tickets available at Gracewinds Music in Corvallis, Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany, from WVS players, at the door one hour prior to the performance, or at www.willamettevalleysymphony.org.

Michael Dane, 6 p.m., fireplace lounge, Gracie’s Sea Hag, 58 E. Hwy. 101, Depoe Bay. Information: 541-765-2734.

RiverRocks, 6 to 8 p.m., Sunnyside Up Cafe, 116 N.W. Third St., Corvallis. Part of the Second Saturdays Benefit Concert Series. A benefit to send Jackson Street Youth Shelter teens to the OSU Peace Jam! Northwest Conference. The series is sponsored by Corvallis Alternatives to War; Chapter 132 of Veterans for Peace; and the Troubadour Music Center. Admission: $5 suggested donation at the door.

The Oregon Valley Boys, 7 p.m., Macleay Grange No. 293, 8312 Macleay Road, Salem. Part of the Oregon Valley Boys’ 2011 Grange Hall Tour. Admission: $5 general, free for children under 12. Information: www.oregonvalleyboys.com.

Lori Goldston, 7 p.m., The Arts Center, 700 S.W. Madison Ave., Corvallis. The cellist will accompany a screening of Germaine Dulac’s silent classic, “The Seashell and the Clergyman” (1928). Part of the Arts Center and OSU’s Between the Cracks Forum series. Admission: $10 general, $5 Arts Center members, free for students with ID. Information: 541-754-1551, www.theartscenter.net or www.danareason.com/2010/10/hello-world.

Gospel jam, 7 to 9:30 p.m. (twice monthly), Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 3160 S.W. Western Blvd., Corvallis. Information: https://sites.google.com/site/corvallisgospeljam.

Confluence, Willamette Valley LGBT Chorus: “Sugar & Spice,” 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1244 N.E. 39th Ave., Portland. Admission: $15 general, $12 students/seniors (advance); $18 general, $15 students/seniors (door). Information: www.confluencechorus.org.

Manic Mechanics, 9 to 11 p.m., Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Followed by an 11 p.m. after-party. Information: 541-758-2204.

DANCE

“Dancing with Our Stars,” 5 p.m. dinner with oral auction, 8 p.m. dancing and dessert, Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 S.W. Research Way, Corvallis. The Classical Cabaret fundraiser features dance performances by local luminaries Helen Higgins, Kristine Janes, Julie Manning, Jon Nelson, Travis Oefelein and Dr. Michael Wong, all paired with top local dance teachers. Dance music by the Corvallis Youth Symphony and the Hilltop Big Band follow the performances. Cost: $95 dinner with oral auction, $35 dancing and dessert (general), $20 dancing and dessert (student). Tickets/information: Nancy Hyde, 541-745-7470.

Swing/blues dance, 7 p.m. lesson, 8 p.m. dance, Odd Fellows Hall, 223 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. There will be mostly swing from 8 to 10 p.m., followed by mostly blues until midnight. Special guest instructor/swing DJ: Katie Grauel. Blues DJs: Catherine and Rian. Admission: $5-$7.

Corvallis Square Dance Club mainstream square dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 S.W. West Hills Road, Corvallis. Caller: Sandy Harris. Cuer: Goldie Restorff. Admission: $4.50.

Planet Boogie, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Features eclectic and world beat music. Admission: $5-$10 donation appreciated. Information: 541-752-1997.

Sweet Home Squarenaders square dance, 7:30 p.m. plus, 8 p.m. square dance, gymnasium, Oak Heights Elementary School, 605 Elm St., Sweet Home. Square-dance caller: Leonard Snodgrass. Round-dance cuer: Jackie Gale. Potluck at the break. Hearing enhancement system available. Admission: $5 general, $4 youth. Information: 541-466-5536.

FAMILY

Story time, 10:30 a.m. Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Information: 541-917-7583.

Story time, 11 a.m., Borders, 777 N.W. Ninth St., Corvallis. Information: 541-738-0580.

Family karaoke, 6 to 9 p.m., Pizza King, 231 Lyon St. S.E., Albany.

MISCELLANEOUS

2011 Northwest Fly Tyers and Fly Fishing Expo, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. The West Coast’s largest fly-tying and fly-fishing education event. Class registration is available online at http://nwexpo.com for fees of $15-$25. Admission: $5 general, free for Oregon’s Federation of Fly Fishers members. Parking is free. Info: http://nwexpo.com.

Farm & Construction Collectible Toy Show/Quilt & Craft Corner Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., gymnasium, Harrisburg High School, 400 S. Ninth St., Harrisburg. A fundraiser sponsored by the Harrisburg chapter of Dollars for Scholars. Admission: $3 general, $1 for children aged 7-12, free for children under 6. Information: Robin Cargill, 541-517-6736.

Indoor winter market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 S.W. 53rd St., Corvallis. Tom’s Blues will provide the music. Information: corvallisindoorwintermarket@gmail.com or corvallisindoorwintermarket.blogspot.com.

“Sharing the Coast Conference,” 9 a.m., based at the Hatfield Marine Science Center, 2030 S.E. Marine Drive, Newport. Includes talks, workshops and a reception. Speakers include Kristen Milligan, Steve Rumrill, Sarah Henkel and Rick Brown. Admission: $40 general, $10 members of either sponsoring organization (the CoastWatch program of the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition or the Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators). Registration/information: Fawn Custer, 541-270-0027 or envtgsldrfawn@aol.com.

Tree seedling sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eagles Lodge, 106 E. Olive St., Newport. The event is designed to provide the public with affordable native tree seedlings, promote natual resource conservation awareness and to benefit students pursuing an education in a natural resource field. Most seedlings are $1. Information: 541-574-6534.

Wine tasting, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wineopolis, on the riverfront in the Water Street Market building, 151 N.W. Monroe Ave., Suite 103, Corvallis. Sample two or three wines from around the world. Try something new and hard to find, and learn the back stories behind their production. Information: 541-738-1600.

“Women’s Work: Historical, Literary and Socioeconomic Perspectives,” 10 a.m. to noon, Albany Regional Museum, 136 Lyon St. S., Albany. Begins with an exhibit hall tour featuring museum volunteers depicting area women, prominent and ordinary, who lived and worked in the Albany area. The middle portion features five Reader’s Theater actors interpreting such selections as “Passing” by Roger Traweek and “The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire.” Rounding out the morning is an Edie Orner-led socio-economic look at pay equity issues. The public is invited, but seating is limited. Reservations were due by March 9. Information: 541-967-7122 or www.armuseum.com.

Winterfest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy. 101 N., Yachats. Features Central Oregon Coast artists and crafters in a fundraising event for the center. Admission is free. Information: 541-547-3699.

Pinot Gris Celebration/Amity Daffodil Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Coelho Winery, 111 Fifth St., Amity. Visit the winery for a complimentary fresh daffodil. Enjoy a spring Amuse-bouche “taste-bud amuser” paired with a 2009 Renovacao Pinot Gris, then partake of the Daffodil Festival, which includes the daffodil show, art show and Volkswalk. Information: 503-835-9305 or www.coelhowinery.com.

“Wine, Pear & Cheese Jubilee,” 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Willamette Valley Vineyards, 8800 Enchanted Way S.E., Turner. Features award-winning wines paired with local artisan cheeses and Oregon pears. Admission: $10 general, $5 wine-club members. Information: 800-344-9463 or www.wvv.com.

Wine tasting, noon to 3 p.m., Avalon Wine, 201 S.W. Third St., Corvallis. Fine Oregon and Northwest wines, with an occasional European selection. Info: 541-752-7418. Wine tasting, 1 to 4 p.m.,

The Wine Place, U.S. 101 and W. Fourth St., Yachats. Features bargain and budget tastes. Information: 541-547-5275 or online at www.iloveoregonwine.com.

Pink Ribbon tea, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave. N.W., Albany. A five-course high tea with specialties from mid-valley tearooms, chocolatiers, bakeries, restaurants and caterers. Also features a society hat show and competition and silent auction. Admission: $20. Advance sales only. Early reservations strongly recommended. Reservations/information: Send an e-mail to lise@pinkribbontea.org.

“Rhapsody in the Vineyard,” 3 to 7 p.m., Enoteca Wine Bar, 136 S.W. Washington Ave., Corvallis. Part of the downtown wine walk presented by the Downtown Corvallis Association. Enoteca will host an olive-oil tasting (Oregon Olive Mill), wine tasting (Durant Vineyards) and chocolate tasting (Enoteca Chocolate Truffles). Information: 541-758-9095 or www.enotecawinebar.com.

“Rhapsody in the Vineyard,” 3:30 to 7 p.m., downtown Corvallis. Downtown Corvallis Association’s wine walk features 37 of Oregon’s premiere wineries offering samples of their finest vintages. Downtown retailers will host Oregon wineries with representatives of each winery on hand to discuss their wines and answer questions. Businesses will provide appetizers along with music and/or artwork by local artisans. Wine is also available for purchase by the bottle or case. Glasses are $5 each and an ID bracelet is included with the glass. A bundle of scrip is available for $10, hands-free wine glass holders are $5, and free wine totes from Safeway are provided to assist with purchases. Rhapsody in the Vineyard-logo glasses are required for tasting. Information/participating merchants: 541-754-6624 or www.downtowncorvallis.org/experience/calendar.php?eventid=3.

Wine tasting, 4 to 7 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Features a comparison of cabernets (avoid the downtown crowds). Features wine from different regions and price points. Admission: $5 general, free for wine-club members. Information: 541-738-9463.

“Denim & Diamonds: Roar Into the 1920s” benefit, 5 p.m. cocktails/silent auction, 6 p.m. dinner/live auction, CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 725 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis. A benefit for Trillium Family Services Children’s Farm Home. Live music by Henry & the Hep-Cats. “Roaring 1920s” attire encouraged. Complimentary valet parking available. Cost: $75 per person. Reservations/information: 541-758-5953 or www.trilliumfamily.org.

Roller derby: Sick Town Derby Dames vs. Flat Track Furies, 6 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany. Admission: $10. Information: www.brownpapertickets.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 13

ON STAGE

“Jesus Christ Superstar,” Porthole Players, 2 p.m., Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Newport. Admission: $16 general, $14 seniors/students. Information: 541-265-2787 or online at www.portholeplayers.org.

FILM

“Made in Dagenham” (2010), 7 p.m., Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Newport. The real-life story of female machinists who took on the Ford Motor Company in England in 1968 to demand equal pay. Part of the International Film Series. Admission: $7.50 general, $7 seniors, students and Oregon Coast Council of the Arts members. Information: 541-994-8255 or www.cinemalovers.com.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Andrius Ziabys, 3 p.m., Camp Wi-Ne-Ma, 5195 Winema Road, Cloverdale. Admission: $20 at the door. Information: 503-965-6499 or www.neskowinchambermusic.org.

POPULAR MUSIC

Ash (Æ), 3 p.m., Yoga Center of Corvallis, 111 N.W. Second St., Corvallis. Admission: $15 general admission, free for children under 12. Reservations/information: Hasina Cohen, 541-760-8135 or the_chrome_nun@hotmail.com.

Corvallis Community Band: “All-American Band Concert,” 3 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Special guests Branden Hansen and Brad Townsend will join the band for several selections. Steve Matthes will serve as the band’s director. Admission is free. Information: 541-752-6036 or www.ccband.org.

Willamette Valley Community Orchestra: “Love Sonnets,” 4 p.m., Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 S.W. Research Way, Corvallis. Admission: $10 general, $5 seniors/students, free for children under 18. Advance tickets available at Gracewinds Music in Corvallis, Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany and Stainthorp’s Music in Lebanon. Info: 541-829-3932 or www.willamettevalleysymphony.org.

Confluence, Willamette Valley LGBT Chorus: “Sugar & Spice,” 4:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 N.W. Circle Blvd., Corvallis. Admission: $15 general, $12 students/seniors (advance); $18 general, $15 students/seniors (at the door). Information: www.confluencechorus.org.

Michael Dane, 6 p.m., fireplace lounge, Gracie’s Sea Hag, 58 E. Hwy. 101, Depoe Bay. Information: 541-765-2734.

Strings of Time, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Novak’s Hungarian Restaurant, 2306 Heritage Way S.E., Albany. Easy-listening standards by father-and-son guitar duo. Information: 541-967-9488 or www.stringsoftime.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

“Sharing the Coast Conference,” 9 a.m., based at the Hatfield Marine Science Center, 2030 S.E. Marine Drive, Newport. Includes field trips. Admission: $40 general, $10 members of either sponsoring organization (the CoastWatch program of the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition or the Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators). Registration/information: Fawn Custer, 541-270-0027 or e-mail envtgsldrfawn@aol.com.

Winterfest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy. 101 N., Yachats. Features Central Oregon Coast artists and crafters in a fundraising event for the center. Admission is free. Information: 541-547-3699.

Pinot Gris Celebration/Amity Daffodil Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Coelho Winery, 111 Fifth St., Amity. Visit the winery for a complimentary fresh daffodil. Enjoy a spring Amuse-bouche “taste-bud amuser” paired with a 2009 Renovacao Pinot Gris, then partake of the Daffodil Festival, which includes the daffodil show, art show and Volkswalk. Information: 503-835-9305 or www.coelhowinery.com.

“Wine, Pear & Cheese Jubilee,” 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Willamette Valley Vineyards, 8800 Enchanted Way S.E., Turner. Features award-winning wines paired with local artisan cheeses and Oregon pears. Admission: $10 general, $5 wine-club members. Info: 800-344-9463 or www.willamettevalleyvineyards.com.

Sports Fan Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer and watch the game on a big-screen TV. Information: 541-738-9463.

“Hiking Oregon’s History,” 2 to 3 p.m., Mennonite Village’s Lakeside Center, 2180 54th Ave., S.E. , Albany. Admission is free. Information: 541-926-4680.

Saketini Sunday, 3  p.m., Enoteca Wine Bar, 136 S.W. Washington Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-758-9095 or online at www.enotecawinebar.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 14

FILM

“The Hurt Locker” (2008), 6 p.m., Driftwood Public Library, 801 S.W. Hwy. 101, No. 201, Lincoln City. Part of the library’s “Life in Iraq” series. Information: Ken Hobson, 541-996-1242 or kenh@lincolncity.org.

“Made in Dagenham” (2010), 7 p.m., Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Newport. The real-life story of female machinists who took on the Ford Motor Company in England in 1968 to demand equal pay. Part of the International Film Series. Admission: $7.50 general, $7 seniors, students and Oregon Coast Council of the Arts members. Information: 541-994-8255 or www.cinemalovers.com.

FAMILY

Bedtime storytime, 7 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis.

Evening story time with puppet show, 7 p.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany.

MISCELLANEOUS

Lecture: Donella Lucero, “The Future of the Past,” 10 a.m., Moreland Auditorium, Benton County Historical Society & Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. The lecture’s full title is “The Future of the Past: Transforming Attitudes and Pursuing Opportunities to Interpret History for an Ever-changing Audience.” Part of the 2011 Benton Lecture Series, which this year features “New Directions in Public History.” Admission: $5 general, free to museum members. Information: 541-929-6230 or www.bentoncountymuseum.org.

Science Pub Corvallis: “The Physics of Cancer Treatment: How Do They Do That?,” 6 to 8 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Elizabeth Shiner will explain the physics principles involved in diagnosing cancer and treating tumors with radiation. Shiner oversees the use of all radioactive materials and works with physicians to design radiation treatments at Samaritan Regional Cancer Center in Corvallis. Information: http://oregonstate.ed/terra/science-pub/.

Debate: OSU Forensics vs. the Irish Times National Team, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Withycombe Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Topic: America’s influence is on the decline. Admission is free.

Willamette Poker Tour, 7 p.m., Starlite Sports Bar, 638 Main St., Lebanon.

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

POPULAR MUSIC

Corvallis Community Choir rehearsals, 7 to 9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 N.W. Circle Blvd., Corvallis. Newcomers welcome. No audition. No experience necessary. Director: Shayne Flock. Accompanist: Beth Atchley. Cost: $50 per 12-week term. Information: Janet Converse, 541-753-7660 or send an e-mail to j.converse@comcast.net.

DANCE

Beginner line-dance class, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Corvallis Elks Lodge, 1400 N.W. Ninth St., Corvallis. Cost: $3. Information: 541-758-7341 or www.robbiehalvorson.net.

Cuban salsa, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Impulse Bar & Grill, 1425 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Reggaeton. Patrons under 21 may attend until 9 p.m. Admission is free. Information: www.rumbanana.org.

Salsa dance, 8 to 10 p.m., Women’s Building room 112, Oregon State University. Information: osucasineros@lists.oregonstate.edu.

FAMILY

Toddler story time, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794.

Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Monroe Community Library, 668 Commercial St., Monroe.

Story time with puppet show, 10:30 a.m., Downtown Carnegie Library, 302 Ferry St. S.W., Albany. Information: 541-917-7588.

Bedtime story time, 7 p.m., Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath. Information: 541-929-3016.

MISCELLANEOUS

Children’s art sale fundraiser, 5 to 7 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis, 1112 N.W. Circle Blvd., Corvallis. Features original pieces by young Corvallis artists. Half of sale proceeds will be donated back to the club, with the remaining portion to be given to the artist. Information: 541-757-1909.

Ash (Æ) workshop, 7 to 9 p.m. private home, Corvallis. Eva Salina Primack and Aurelia Shrenker will teach a Balkan and Georgian song, with guidance in vocal style, pronunciation and harmony. Cost: $15-$20 on a sliding scale; registration is required. Registration/information: Hasina Cohen, 541-760-8135 or the_chrome_nun@hotmail.com.

Girls Night Out!, Knit Night, 7 p.m., Enoteca Wine Bar, 136 S.W. Washington Ave., Corvallis. Free appetizers. Information: 541-758-9095 or www.enotecawinebar.com.

Poetry workshop with Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Newport Public Library, 35 N.W. Nye St., Newport. Petersen’s poems have appeared in such publications as Poetry, The New Republic, Prairie Schooner and Wilderness Magazine. Her latest book, “The Voluptuary,” was published in 2010. Presented by Willamette Writers Coast Branch. Information: 541-265-2153 or www.newportlibrary.org.

“Terry-oke” karaoke with Terry Geil, 7 to 11 p.m., Woody’s Bar & Grill, 10 W. First St., Halsey. Information: 541-369-2285.

Live national trivia quiz show, 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Teams or individuals welcome. Information: 541-758-2204.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Craig Hanson, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Hanson will perform the works of Domenico Zipoli. Part of the Amore Music Series. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.

POPULAR MUSIC

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

DANCE

Albany senior dance, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St., Albany. Admission: $3.

Argentine tango classes, 7:15 p.m., Peter Gysegem’s Studio, Corvallis. Cost: $5. Information: 541-231-7330 or peter@gysegem.com.

Belly dance, 8 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St., Corvallis. Information: 541-752-8549 or www.corvallisbellydance.org.

FAMILY

Infant story time, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794.

Preschool story time, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St., Philomath.

Story time with puppet show, 10:30 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E.

ORCA Book Club, 4 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis.  Registration: 541-766-6794.

MISCELLANEOUS

Beer and Blog, 5 p.m., Cloud 9, 126 S.W. First St., Corvallis. Local bloggers and tweeters meet to commiserate and network. Information: 541-753-9900.

Book Club, 7 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis.  Registration/information: 541-766-6793.

Open mic poetry reading, 7 p.m., Driftwood Public Library, 801 S.W. Hwy. 101, No. 201, Lincoln City. Information: 541-996-2277 or www.driftwoodlib.org.

Live DJ karaoke/“Guitar Hero,” 9 to 11 p.m., Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Features DJ Stoltz. Sing your favorite songs with friends or become the next “Guitar Hero.” Information: 541-758-2204.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17

ON STAGE

“The Honky Tonk Show,” The Phoenix Players, 6 p.m., Star Theatre, 989 Juniper St., Junction City. Admission: $10 general (“grub” is extra). Information: 541-998-3862.

“Murdered to Death,” Theatre West, 8 p.m., Theatre West, 3536 S.E. Hwy. 101, Lincoln City. Admission: $12 general, $10 seniors and students, $8 for children under 12. Information: 541-994-5663 or http://theatrewest.com.

POPULAR MUSIC

Michael Dane, 6 p.m., fireplace lounge, Gracie’s Sea Hag, 58 E. Hwy. 101, Depoe Bay. Information: 541-765-2734.

Northwest Banjo Band, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Papa’s Pizza Parlor, 1030 S.W. Third St., Corvallis. Information: 541-757-2727.

Ordinance, The Nettles, Team Bazai, 6 p.m., Cloud 9, 126 S.W. First St., Corvallis. Part of Cloud 9’s St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza. Information: 541-753-9000 or http://dinecloud9.com.

Doug MacLeod, 7 to 10 p.m., Cozmic Pizza, 199 W. Eighth Ave., Eugene. Admission: $10. Information: 541-338-9333 or www.cozmicpizza.com.

Three Fingered Jack, 7 p.m., Enoteca Wine Bar, 136 S.W. Washington Ave., Corvallis. A night of Celtic music and green beer. Information: 541-758-9095 or www.enotecawinebar.com.

Coin of the Realm Orchestra, 7 p.m., FireWorks Restaurant & Bar, 1115 S.E. Third St., Corvallis. A St. Patrick’s Day party. Info: 541-754-6958 or www.fireworksvenue.com.

Corvallis Old-Time Music Jam, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St., Corvallis.

The McGs, 8 p.m., Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 Hill St. N.E., Albany. Also features cider-tasting courtesy of 2 Towns Ciderhouse. Information: 541.928.1931 or http://calapooiabrewing.com

R&R Jukebox, 9 to 11 p.m., Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1915 N.E. Four Acre Place, Corvallis. The St. Patrick’s Day party is followed by an 11 p.m. after-party. Information: 541-758-2204.

DANCE

Line dance, couples dance lessons and open dancing, 7 to 10 p.m., Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. N.W., Albany. Cost: $4. All are welcome. Information: 541-926-1159.

Family-friendly swing dance lessons, Philomath Middle School, 2021 Chapel Drive, Philomath. Information: 541-929-3180.

FAMILY

Preschool story time, 10 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6793.

Story time with puppet show, 10:30 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. S.E., Albany. Information: 541-917-7591.

MISCELLANEOUS

Author visit: Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen, 3 p.m., Driftwood Public Library, 801 S.W. Hwy. 101, No. 201, Lincoln City. Petersen’s poems have appeared in such publications as Poetry, The New Republic, Prairie Schooner and Wilderness Magazine. Her latest book, “The Voluptuary,” was published in 2010. Information: 541-996-2277 or www.driftwoodlib.org.

Beer tasting, 5 to 7 p.m., First Alternative North Store, 2855 N.W. Grant Ave., Corvallis. Features music and light appetizers. Information: 541-452-3115.

Northwest Horse Fair & Expo, 5 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany. Admission: $10 general, free for children under 12 with a paying adult. Tickets go on sale 4 p.m. at the door. Information: www.equinepromotions.net.

Wine tasting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Features Palotai Winery. A winery rep will be on hand to pour wines and will also bring the famous “Bull’s Blood.” Admission: $7 general, $2 wine-club members. Information: 541-738-9463.

Chocolate Truffle Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m., Enoteca Wine Bar, 136 S.W. Washington Ave., Corvallis. Free truffles. Information: 541-758-9095 or www.enotecawinebar.com.

Lecture: Clinton Epps, “Elephants, Impalas and Large Carnivores in Tanzania,” 6:30 p.m., Dennis Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 114 S.W. Eighth St., Corvallis. Dr. Epps will be discussing the research he’s conducting in Tanzania on movement and gene flow of large mammals among Tanzania protected areas. Information: Dave Mellinger, 541-757-7953 or e-mail davidmellinger@oregonstate.edu.

FRIDAY, MARCH 18

ON STAGE

“The Honky Tonk Show,” The Phoenix Players, 6 p.m., Star Theatre, 989 Juniper St., Junction City. Admission: $10 general (“grub” is extra). Information: 541-998-3862.

“Once Upon a Time ... in a Land Where Nobody’s Perfect,” The Drama Squad!, 6:30 p.m., sanctuary, First Presbyterian Church, 114 S.W. Eighth St., Corvallis. The first full-length play performance by the Drama Squad!, the Arc of Benton County’s year-old drama class for adults with developmental disabilities. An after-party follows at 8 p.m. Admission: $4 suggested donation.

“Jesus Christ Superstar,” Porthole Players, 7:30 p.m., Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Newport. Admission: $16 general, $14 seniors/students. Information: 541-265-2787 or www.portholeplayers.org.

“Murdered to Death,” Theatre West, 7:30 p.m., Theatre West, 3536 S.E. Hwy. 101, Lincoln City. Admission: $12 general, $10 seniors/students, $8 children under 12. Information: 541-994-5663 or http://theatrewest.com.

POPULAR MUSIC

The Timberhill Place Recorder Society,  2 p.m., Corvallis. The repertory group plays low to intermediate selections. Admission is free; newcomers are welcome. Information/location: Colene Voll, 541-745-5122 or send an e-mail to vollheim@hotmail.com.

Michael Dane, 6 p.m., fireplace lounge, Gracie’s Sea Hag, 58 E. Hwy. 101, Depoe Bay. Information: 541-765-2734.

Fools Rush, Black Market Organ Drive, Abolitionist, 7 to 10 p.m., Stump Town Sounds, Corvallis. An all-ages show commemorating the release of Abolitionist’s 7-inch vinyl record, “At the Level of the Ear” b/w “Lie.” The night includes raffle prizes and free record-release poster. The venue’s address will be e-mailed the day before the show. Admission: $5. Information: abolitionist1859@gmail.com or www.abolitionist1859.com.

The Greg Ernst Trio, 7:30 p.m., Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Hwy. 101, Lincoln City. Admission: $10. Information: Call 541-994-9994 or go online to www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org.

Doug MacLeod, 8 to 11 p.m., Foster Waterhole Tavern, 6099 Hwy. 20, Foster. Admission is free. Information: 541-367-4149.

“Riot in the Clouds,” 10 p.m., Cloud 9, 126 S.W. First St., Corvallis. Featuring girls, liquor and “offensively hip” music. Chi Duly spins electro, dubstep, house and Top 40 remixes. Information: facebook.com/riotintheclouds.com.

DANCE

Friday night dance, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Corvallis Senior Center, 2601 N.W. Taylor Ave., Corvallis. Live music by The Syncopators. All ages are welcome. Admission: $4 general, $2 students. Information: 541-766-6959.

MISCELLANEOUS

Northwest Horse Fair & Expo, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany. Admission: $10 general, $5 children aged 6-12, free for children under 6 (advance); $12 general, $6 children aged 6-12, free for children under 6 (at the door). Advance tickets are available at B&V Enterprises and Coastal Farm & Home Supply in Albany, Wilco Farm Stores in Tangent, and Del’s Feed & Farm Supply in Philomath. Information: www.equinepromotions.net.

Friday Flights, 5 to 8 p.m., WineStyles, in the Timberhill Shopping Center, 2333 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis. Experience a flight of three red or three white wines poured simultaneously to sample and experience similarities and differences. Information: 541-738-9463.

Wine tasting, 5 to 7 p.m., First Alternative South Store, 1007 S.E. Third St., Corvallis. Light appetizers and good company. Also includes a South Store Tour. Information: 541-753-3115.

“Terry-oke” karaoke with Terry Geil, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Woody’s Bar & Grill, 10 W. First St., Halsey. Information: 541-369-2285.

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