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Weekend: 'Spitfire Grill'

  • Forrest Irvine, left, and Alex Staben, right, play the leads in Corvallis High School's production of "Spitfire Grill," which tells the redemption story of a young woman recently released from prison who winds up in a small town. The show has Friday and Saturday night performances and Saturday and Sunday matinees. Visit csdtheaters.com for more information.

Weekend: ‘The Duelist’

• Theater: A new commedia dell'arte production at Linn-Benton Community College in the style of the Italian Renaissance about love, lies and mistaken identity. Open seating in black-box format. Performances Friday and Saturday. Information and tickets at https://bit.ly/37pWBCs.

Weekend: ‘Shakespeare in Love’

• Theater: Oregon State University’s production of a story about a young and struggling Shakespeare as he’s tormented by writer’s block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps. Performances Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Information and tickets at https://bit.ly/335cUBp.

Sunday: Corvallis-OSU Symphony

• Music: Dmitri Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony and Zoltán Kodály’s "Dance of Galanta" are highlights of an afternoon performance of the Corvallis-OSU Symphony. Tickets and information at https://bit.ly/2O66opS.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — The Irrelevant Podcast’s Comedy Open Mic, 8:30 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Beatles sing-along: Beatles Unplugged, 8 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Petri Dish, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Imagine Open Mic, 7 p.m.

Squirrels — The Brutal Bridges, 7 p.m.

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Lebanon Friends of the Library Used Book Store, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Proceeds benefit the Lebanon Public Library. Information: 541-258-4919.

Guitar Group, 10:10 a.m., Community Outreach, Inc., 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. Meets every Thursday. Guitar players of all skill levels learn and share music, engage in conversations and try new jams. Information: tpos@communityoutreachinc.org.

Digital Life: Protecting your Passwords, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Learn effective methods for creating and securing online passwords. Free. Information: https://cbcpubliclibrary.net/digital-life/.

Kanikapila Ukulele Jam Session, 11:30 a.m., Sweet Home Public Library, 1101 13th Ave., Sweet Home. Join the Sweet Home Library Kanakapila. If interested, but do not own a ukulele, check one out with a library card. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/543970666404773/.

Grief and the Holidays, noon to 1 p.m., Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care, 720 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Learn some strategies with speaker Melissa Allen, on how to cope with grief during the holidays or how to help someone else who may be grieving. Free, cookes and beverages provided. Information. http://lebanonareachamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/grief-and-the-holidays-9972.

Thanksgiving Luncheon, noon to 3 p.m., Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Ave. NE. A family thanksgiving luncheon prepared by Sybaris Bistro. Tickets: $14. Information/reservations: 541-917-7760 or visit https://bit.ly/2O6oV5g.

Christmas Card Class, 12:30 p.m., Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Area seniors 50 and older are invited to create Christmas cards from four different designs. Most materials provided. Bring scissors, glue, pens and pencils. Some cardmaking or scrapbooking experience needed. Cost: $10. Information: https://bit.ly/2O6oXKq.

Family Crafts Afternoon: Holiday Pop-Up Books and Cards, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. Victoria Wills of The Arts Center will demonstrate how to craft pop-up books and cards for the holidays. Free. Information: www.cbcpl.net.

Early Shoppers Presale: Blackberry Junction Holiday Show, 4 to 8 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. Home and garden show of vintage, seasonal, shabby and rustic items, jewelry and crafts. Admission: $15 at the door. Information: http://bit.ly/2Qe6NIg

Public Reception: About Light Holiday Exhibit, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., The Art Center, 700 SW Madison, Corvallis. Holiday exhibit bringing light to the late dawns and early dusks of winter, inviting glimmers and shines of light to welcome the holiday season. Free. Information: www.theartscenter.net.

Corvallis Arts Walk, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown Corvallis. Every third Thursdays Corvallis’ art galleries stay open late and artists take over the city. This month’s art walk features “Pacific Northwest Wonderland” by Gary Thurman and Caroline Moses mosaics. Information: facebook.com/CorvallisArtsWalk or http://www.corvallisartswalk.com.

Willamette Innovators Network Expo 2019, 5 to 8 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The WIN Expo celebrates innovative concepts, local companies and startups that are changing the world. Free. Information: https://www.visitcorvallis.com/eventdetail/1238/win-expo-2019#eventdetail.

Christmas Barn Preview Night, 5 to 7 p.m., Ropp Family Farm Christmas Barn, 35762 Eicher Road SE, Albany. Shopping, snacks and giveaways on opening night. Admission: $10. Information: http://bit.ly/34XPPlr

Learn American Sign Language, 6 to 7 p.m., Brownsville Library, 146 Spaulding Way. American Sign Language class Thursday evenings through December, for all ages and learning levels; beginners and experts welcome. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/31Zw8b3

Meet and Greet with author Maureen Robeson, 6 p.m., Brownsville Library, 146 Spaulding Way. Join author Robeson for a discussion about everyday heroes. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2rF3CPy

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. No cover charge. Information: 541-757-2727.

Author Talk: Marissa Byfield, 7 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. Local author Byfield will speak about her fantasy novel “The Soft Fall.” Free. Information: http://bit.ly/32DSlM1

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. NW, Albany. Open dancing until 10:30 p.m. Music by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. Admission: $4. All ages welcome. Information: 541-926-1159.

Corvallis Old-Time Appalachian Music Jam, 7 to 9:30 p.m., third Thursdays, Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis.

OSU Wind Ensemble and OSU Wind Symphony, 7:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The OSU Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony will present their fall term concert. Admission: $5 advance; $10 door; OSU students and K-12 youth free. Information/tickets: https://lasells.oregonstate.edu/event/osu-wind-ensemble-osu-wind-symphony.

Mainstream Square Dance lessons, 7:30-9 p.m., every Thursday through Dec. 7, Linn-Benton Community College Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. Bruce Lowther will be the instructor. Singles and couples are welcome. Information: 541-754-7511.

The Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild meets the third Thursday of each month, except August and December, 7 p.m. at the OSU Center for Humanities Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave. Open to the public. Business meeting at 7 p.m.; main program begins at 7:30 p.m. Programs include invited fine-art photographers and member presentations.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Jonathan Sterling, steel guitar, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Freedom Fridays Open Mic Series, 11:30 p.m.

DeMaggio’s Pizza — Why Know Sir Yes + Jean Shorts Jesus, 10 p.m.

Downtown Dog — DRTR, blues americana, 6 p.m. $5

Greenberry Tavern — Prime Music Friday, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Vintage Strings, guitars & vocals, 7 p.m.

Meet’n Place Tavern — Dennis Monroe and his Blues & Funk All-Stars, 8 p.m. Free.

Peacock Tavern — Groove Friday, hip-hop, rock electro pop, 9 p.m.

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Lebanon Friends of the Library Used Book Store, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Proceeds benefit the Lebanon Public Library. Information: 541-258-4919.

Anarres Project: Just Futures Symposium, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Memorial Union Horizon Room, OSU, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Symposium devoted to examining the ways we might envision social transformation toward just futures through the lens of speculative arts such as science fiction, fantasy, horror, and magical realism. Panels will address social justice, climate change and activism through the realms of “Star Trek,” “Star Wars,” "Dungeons and Dragons" and the politics of utopia/dystopia. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2O3S15i.

Blackberry Junction Holiday Show, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. Home and garden show of vintage, seasonal, shabby and rustic items, jewelry and crafts. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2Qe6NIg.

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5 years), 10 a.m. Fridays, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Information: 541-766-6794 or thebestlibrary.net.

Tai Chi Class, 10 a.m., Community Room, Scio Fire Station, 38975 SW Sixth Ave., Scio. Noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching. Led by instructor Suman Brakhas. Free. Information: http://sciosource.com/index.html.

Toddler Storytime, 10:15 a.m., Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE, Albany. Information: 541-917-7583 or library.cityofalbany.net.

Music a la Carte, noon Fridays, OSU Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Performing this week: Variations on a Theme: Paganini. Information: 541-737-4061.

CSD Theaters presents: “The Spitfire Grill,” 7 p.m., Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. A feisty parolee follows her dreams to a small town in Wisconsin and finds herself working at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill in this musical by Fred Alley, James Valcq and Lee David Zlotoff. Admission: $12 adults; $10 seniors, $10 students 12 to 19; $6 children 4 and under. Information/tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=4&p=1.

Z-Hall Music Jam Session, 7 p.m., ZCBJ Hall, 38704 N. Main St., Scio. For years acoustic musicians have been coming to the hall to play and sing fiddle tunes, bluegrass and country. Audience and acoustic musicians bring goodies and enjoy fiddle tunes, bluegrass and country music the fourth Friday of every month. Information: 503-394-2922 or email zhall@smt-net.com.

“The Duelist,” 7:30 p.m., LBCC Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd., Albany. A commedia dell’arte play about love, lies and mistaken identity. Open seating in black-box format. Admission: $10 adults; $7 seniors and students. Information/tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=rtpc.

“Shakespeare in Love,” 7:30 p.m., Withycombe Hall Main Stage, Oregon State University, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Elizabeth Helman directs Lee Hall’s adaptation of the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard. Follow a young and struggling Shakespeare as he’s tormented by writer’s block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps. Admission: $15 general; $12 senior; $10 student youth; $5 OSU student. Information/tickets: https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/node/986.

MST3k: “Shriek of the Mutilated” (1974), 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Local improvisers and actors disembowel old science-fiction films in the spirit of “Mystery Science Theatre 3000.” Admission: $10. Information/tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=105064.

SATURDAY

VENUE

2 Towns Ciderhouse — Tarts Take the Tap Room: Cider + Burlesque, 6:30 p.m., $15.

Angry Beaver Grill — Hip Hop Saturday, 10 p.m. 21+ only.

Barsideous Brewing — Beard Contest, 6 p.m. $5 entry fee.

Bombs Away Cafe — The Critical Shakes + Has/Will + Weekend Noise Devices, 9 p.m., $5.

Conversion Brewing Lebanon — Conflicts with Caribou, folk, 8 p.m.

DeMaggio’s Pizza — The Ferenjis + Ida Jane and the Weekend Gardeners, 10 p.m. $5.

Downtown Dog — Blue Honey, blues country, 6 p.m.

Early Dawn Bakery Brownsville — NeverEver Band, 6 p.m.

Growler Cafe — Robert Meade, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Storytime, 10 a.m.; John Sherman, guitar & vocals, 7 p.m.

Margin Coffee — Echo Release Party, 1 p.m.

Marks Ridge Winery — Winery Open House, 12 to 5 p.m.

Old World Deli — Gratitude Jazz Band featuring Meredith Merten and Michael Freeman, 7 p.m.

Squirrels — Citizens of the Universe, funk, soul, hip hop, 9 p.m. $7.

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CDA Bazaar and Country Store, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Mary’s Church Upper Social Hall, 501 NW 25th St., Corvallis. Handcrafted items and fresh baked goods. All proceeds go to charitable organizations. Free. Information:: courtfundraisers@gmail.com.

Peoria Road Farm Market and Annual Craft Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Peoria Road Farm Market, 33269 SE Peoria Road, Corvallis. Holiday decor, candles, soap, knitted, crocheted and handsewn apparel. All made by local artisans. Raffle to benefit Samaritan’s Purse. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2KAEHmY.

St. Bernard Bake & Craft Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Bernard Catholic Church, 38810 NW Cherry St., Scio. Baked goods and creative holiday crafts for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Information: http://bit.ly/2QCEH9I.

Albany Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 23, Fourth Avenue and Ellsworth Street (City Hall parking lot and adjacent courthouse block), Albany. Locally grown produce, flowers, nursery plants, honey, eggs, cheese, meats and baked goods. Also, live music, entertainment and information booths. Information: 541-740-1542 or locallygrown.org.

Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Monthly book sale every fourth Saturday to benefit the Lebanon Public Library. Included in the sale are many new donations of books, CDs and DVDs in all genres. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/710876392640185/.

Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 23, First Street and Jackson Avenue, Corvallis. Locally grown produce, flowers, nursery plants, honey, eggs, cheese, meats, restaurant food and baked goods. Also, live music, entertainment and information booths. Information: 541-740-1542 or locallygrown.org.

Color Me Chi O 5K Color Fun Run and Walk, 10 a.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Family 5K fun run and walk event benefiting the Make-A-Wish Oregon organization. Registration: $25 individual; $80 group of four. Information/registration: https://chiophilanthropy.wixsite.com/colormechio.

New Animal Party: Geno the Orca, 10 a.m. to noon, Historic Carousel & Museum, 503 First Ave. W, Albany. Celebrate the newest animal addition to the carousel. Refreshments and rides. Information: http://bit.ly/2QBmGc2.

Annual Trunk Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Philomath Scout Lodge, 660 Clemens Mill Road. Five artists selling fiber arts, glass, mosaic and beaded jewelry, wood art and wares. Information: http://bit.ly/2QADBeM

Blackberry Junction Holiday Show, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. Home and garden show of vintage, seasonal, shabby and rustic items, jewelry and crafts. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2Qe6NIg.

NaNoWriMo Writing Session, 2 p.m., Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Writers can work on their novels while surrounded by other writers and library resources. Beverages and snacks provided for creative fuel. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/37mCDso.

CSD Theaters presents: “The Spitfire Grill,” 2 and 7 p.m., Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. A feisty parolee follows her dreams to a small town in Wisconsin and finds herself working at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill in this musical by Fred Alley, James Valcq and Lee David Zlotoff. Admission: $12 adults; $10 seniors, $10 students 12 to 19; $6 children 4 and under. Information/tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=4&p=1.

“The Duelist,” 2 and 7:30 p.m., LBCC Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd., Albany. A commedia dell’arte play about love, lies and mistaken identity. Open seating in black-box format. Admission: $10 adults; $7 seniors and students. Information/tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=rtpc.

Whiteside Family Films: “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” 3 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s pumpkin king, plans to kidnap Santa in director Tim Burton’s stop-motion marvel. $5 general. Information/tickets: https://www.whitesidetheatre.org/.

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Majestic Readers’ Theatre presents: “Quality of Life,” 3 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second Ave., Corvallis. Jane Anderson’s play follows two couples, dealing with loss, while struggling to keep their lives intact. Admission: $13 general; $11 seniors and students. Information/tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=40&p=65.

“Light Expanded:” Light Art and Hair Exhibition, 5 to 8 p.m., Epic Day Spa, 517 SW Second St., Corvallis. Hair artists will have models displaying their work. Refreshments, music and art after hours at the spa. Information: Marnie@marniezoa.com.

Annual Christmas Ball, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Calvary Community Church, 35764 Knox Butte Road E, Albany. Dress in formal Christmas attire and celebrate the winter season. Finger food available. Dances called by Emily Henry from A Time to Dance. Cost: $10 at the door. RSVPs requested. Information: 541-405-6476.

Mill City Firefighter’s Bingo Benefit, 5:30 to 11:30 p.m., Mill City Fire Hall, 400 S. First Ave., Mill City. Bingo and children’s games, prizes of turkeys and hams, Chinook Winds package for two, gift certificates, etc. Proceeds go to repairs of equipment and training of volunteers. Cost: 25 cents a bingo card. Information: https://nschamber.org/events/event/mill-city-firefighters-bingo-benefit/.

Dandiya Night, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom, OSU, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Dandiya is a traditional Indian dance originating in Gujarat, India. Dance instruction provided along with an Indian meal. Free tickets distributed at the door. Information: oregonstateisa@gmail.com.

Downtown Swing Dance, 6:45 p.m., Corvallis Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St. Dance with live music and guest instructor Darcie Juarez, will teach the beginners six-count Lindy. Local band Gumbo will provide live music for the evening. Cost: $12 to $15 sliding scale. All ages, individuals and partners welcome. Information: http://bit.ly/2QGwktX.

West Coast Swing Dance, 7 p.m., OSU Women’s Building, 331 NW s6th St., Corvallis. Lessons beginning at 7 p.m. followed by social dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission: $5 students; $7 community. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/522703654947613/.

“Shakespeare in Love,” 7:30 p.m., Withycombe Hall Main Stage, Oregon State University, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Elizabeth Helman directs Lee Hall’s adaptation of the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard. Follow a young and struggling Shakespeare as he’s tormented by writer’s block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps. Admission: $15 general; $12 senior; $10 student youth; $5 OSU student. Information/tickets: https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/node/986.

Corvallis Squares Dance, 7 p.m., Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, 333 NW 35th St, Corvallis. Mainstream with third tip plus. Jim Voll calling and Judy Russell cueing. Admission: $6. Information: www.corvallissquares.com.

Gratitude’s UpBeat Café. Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Local Corvallis jazz/blues musicians who draw their influences from the likes of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and Keith Jarrett, along with funky dance music to free jazz chaos. Information: gratitudejazzband.com.

SUNDAY

VENUES

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

Conversion Brewing Lebanon — Hymns & Hops, 5 pm.

Marks Ridge Winery — Winery Open House, 12 to 5 p.m.

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CDA Bazaar and Country Store, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Mary’s Church Upper Social Hall, 501 NW 25th St., Corvallis. Handcrafted items and fresh baked goods. All proceeds go to charitable organizations. Free. Information:: courtfundraisers@gmail.com.

Annual Trunk Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Philomath Scout Lodge, 660 Clemens Mill Road. Five artists selling fiber arts, glass, mosaic and beaded jewelry, wood art and wares. Information: http://bit.ly/2QADBeM.

Blackberry Junction Holiday Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Linn County Fair & Expo, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. Home and garden show of vintage, seasonal, shabby and rustic items, jewelry and crafts. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2Qe6NIg.

Sacred Harp/Shape Note Singing, 1:30 to 3:45 p.m., call for location. Meets the second and fourth Sunday of the month. Shape note singing is four part a capella singing with raw, powerful and slightly unearthly harmonies. All voices are welcome, no experience necessary. Call for location of meeting for fourth Sunday, 541-929-4301. Information: www.corvallisareasacredharp.org.

“Shakespeare in Love,” 2 p.m., Withycombe Hall Main Stage, Oregon State University, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Elizabeth Helman directs Lee Hall’s adaptation of the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard. Follow a young and struggling Shakespeare as he’s tormented by writer’s block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps. Admission: $15 general; $12 senior; $10 student youth; $5 OSU student. Information/tickets: https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/node/986.

CSD Theaters presents: “The Spitfire Grill,” 2 and 7 p.m., Corvallis High School Main Stage Theater, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. A feisty parolee follows her dreams to a small town in Wisconsin and finds herself working at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill in this musical by Fred Alley, James Valcq and Lee David Zlotoff. Admission: $12 adults; $10 seniors, $10 students 12 to 19; $6 children 4 and under. Information/tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=4&p=1.

Corvallis-OSU Symphony: Shostakovich & Kodaly, 3 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The orchestra will perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 and Zoltan Kodaly’s Dances of Galanta. Admission: $22-$32 advance; $25-$35 door; OSU and high school students free with ID. Information/tickets: https://lasells.oregonstate.edu/event/corvallis-osu-symphony-shostakovich-kodaly.

Majestic Readers’ Theatre presents: “Quality of Life,” 3 and 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second Ave., Corvallis. Jane Anderson’s play follows two couples, dealing with loss, while struggling to keep their lives intact. Admission: $13 general; $11 seniors and students. Information/tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=40&p=65.

Learn to Square Dance with the Sweet Home Squarenaders, 4 to 5:30 p.m., every Sunday, Oak Heights School gym, 605 Elm St., Sweet Home. The Sweet Home Squarenaders will be conducting square dance lesson with caller and instructor, Jim Voll. Dress is casual, no partner needed. Families are encouraged to come. Information: Jim, 541-409-1602.

Lebanon Square Circlers Square Dance Lessons, 6:30-8 p.m. Sundays, Lebanon IOOF Hall, 20 E. Ash St., Lebanon. No previous dance experience necessary; classes taught by Charlotte Jeskey. The first class is free; donation of $5 per person per session, $12 per family of three or more. No partner required and children are welcome. Information: 541-401-9780 or www.lebanonsquarecirclers.com.

The Buffalo Roadshow: Tim and the Glory Boys, 7 to 9:15 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 4800 NW Highway 99, Corvallis. The country gospel band performs in this all-ages show. Free, donations accepted at the door. No ticket required. Information: http://bit.ly/2Ous3qt.

MONDAY

VENUES

Conversion Brewing Lebanon — Playin’ for Tips: Conflicts with Caribou, alternative folk, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7 p.m.

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Lebanon Friends of the Library Used Book Store, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Proceeds benefit the Lebanon Public Library. Information: 541-258-4919.

Tai Chi Class, 10 a.m., Community Room, Scio Fire Station, 38975 SW Sixth Ave., Scio. Noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching. Led by instructor Suman Brakhas. Free. Information: http://sciosource.com/index.html.

Tai Chi at the Library, 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4 through Jan. 27, 2020, Lebanon Public Library, 55 Academy St. Instructor Jeff Herda will lead class practice. Stretching Qigong, energy work, and basic exercises to help relax and breathe. Wear comfortable clothing. For ages 18 and older. Free. Registration not required. Information: 541-258-4926.

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.

Hora Del Cuento, Bilingual Storytime, 6:30 p.m., Albany Main Library, 2450 14th Ave., SE. Spanish and English storytime for all ages. Free. Information: www.library.cityofalbany.net.

Willamette Writers on the River presents: Poetry of Place and Handling Submissions with John Sibley Williams, 6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. Williams will address poetry of place with discussion on how natural and constructed landscapes affect our identities and shape our writing. Admission: $5 nonmember guests; $5 nonmember full-time student with ID; $10 all other nonmembers. Members are free. Information: https://willamettewriters.org/corvallis/.

West African Dance, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays, Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Cost: $15 general, $10 students. Information: 541-754-0521.

OSU Lyric Drama Performance Studio presents: Mozart Scenes, 7:30 p.m., Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 SW Research Way, Corvallis. OSU Lyric Drama, formerly OSU Opera, will perform scenes from Mozart operas. Admission: $10 advance; $15 at the door; OSU students with ID and youth 12 and below free. Information: http://bit.ly/37mCepN.

Special Corvallis Folklore Society Contra Dance featuring: Faux Paws with George Marshall, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., OSU Memorial Union Ballroom, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Faux Paws will play a mix of fiddle tunes, bluegrass and country, along with contra caller Marshall. Admission: $12. Information: 541-250-0856 or corvallisfolklore.org.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

Old World Deli — Games at Old World, 3 p.m.

Schmizza Pizza House — Trivia: Mythological Creatures, 7 p.m.

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Lebanon Friends of the Library Used Book Store, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Proceeds benefit the Lebanon Public Library. Information: 541-258-4919.

Brownsville Art Center Junk Art Christmas Ornament Party, 1 to 5 p.m., Brownsville Art Center, 255 N. Main St. Participate in an ornament party with the opportunity to clean out things that are no longer useful, repurposing unwanted “junk” and turning it into a handmade ornament. Basic tools, hanging supplies and some junk available to share; participants encouraged to bring more. Free, one ornament must be donated to the Christmas tree effort, all children 12 and under must be accompanied by any adult. Information: http://brownsvilleart.org/?p=4446.

Crafts and Conversation: Alcohol Inks, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. Explore watercolors, pastels, adult coloring, zentangle and other crafts, or bring in your own project. Participants will experiment in November with alcohol inks; supplies provided. Free. Information: www.cbcpl.net.

CrafterNoon: Marbled Ornaments, 2 to 3 p.m., Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Area seniors 50 and above, can create marbled ornaments for the holidays. Paint provided, bring a favorite fast-drying nail polish to add flair to plain clear ornaments. Admission: $2. Information/reservation: 541-258-4919.

Family Lego Block Party, 5 p.m., Monroe Community Library, 380 N. Fifth St. Legos, snacks and a short movie. all ages with supervision welcome. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/MonroeCommunityLibrary.

Makers Club, 5:30 p.m., Corvallis Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Technology, crafts and games. Design robots, work with circuits and virtual reality, design a 3D model for printing. All ages welcome, no experience necessary. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2QB8645

Darkside Silent Cinema presents: “Ace of Hearts” (1921), 7 p.m., Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. Silent thriller featuring anarchists, assassinations and terrorism, starring Lon Chaney. Live musical accompaniment by Sononchromatic. Admission: $8 general; %6 seniors. Information: https://darksidecinema.com/index.html.

OSU Lyric Drama Performance Studio presents: Mozart Scenes, 7:30 p.m., Ashbrook Independent School, 4045 SW Research Way, Corvallis. OSU Lyric Drama, formerly OSU Opera, will perform scenes from Mozart operas. Admission: $10 advance; $15 at the door; OSU students with ID and youth 12 and below free. Information: http://bit.ly/37mCepN.

OSU Campus Band Fall Concert, 7:30 p.m., OSU Memorial Union, Jefferson and 26th Street, Corvallis. The band, under the direction of Wesley Brewer, will present its end-of-fall-term concert. Free; no tickets required. All seating general admission. Information: http://bit.ly/2QD1JgA.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

Angry Beaver Grill - Cards Against Humanity, 8 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe - Jeff Sux Trivia, 7:30 p.m.

MORE

Lebanon Friends of the Library Used Book Store, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays, Lebanon Senior Center, 80 Tangent St. Proceeds benefit the Lebanon Public Library. Information: 541-258-4919.

Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 27, First Street and Jackson Avenue, Corvallis. Locally grown produce, flowers, nursery plants, honey, eggs, meats, restaurant food and baked goods. Also, live music, entertainment and information booths. Information: 541-740-1542 or locallygrown.org.

Tai Chi Class, 10 a.m., Community Room, Scio Fire Station, 38975 SW Sixth Ave., Scio. Noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching. Led by instructor Suman Brakhas. Free. Information: http://sciosource.com/index.html.

About Light Lunchbox Art Talk, noon to 1 p.m., The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Discussion about the “About Light” seasonal exhibit. Artists will discuss their process, ideas and interpretation of light. Free. Bring a lunch. Information. www.theartscenter.net.

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

Wednesdays at the Whiteside: “Edward Scissorhands,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Johnny Depp stars in Tim Burton’s 1990 riff on “Frankenstein.” Admission: $7 general; $6 seniors; students with ID; children under 12. Information/tickets: https://www.whitesidetheatre.org/movies.html.

Albany Writers, 7 p.m., fourth Wednesdays, Albany Fire Department Station No. 13, 1980 Three Lakes Road SE., Albany. No-cost amateur writers group. Information: 541-704-4116.

THURSDAY

Gobbler’s Revenge, 7:30 a.m. to noon, North Albany Middle School, 1205 North Albany Road NW. Annual Thanksgiving morning traditional half marathon,10K Scenic Challenge Run, 5K to Hill-and-Back Run and the 2.5 mile walk. Information/registration: http://omroadrace.org/gobbler-s-revenge.html or call 541-497-1512.

Corvallis 5K and 10K Turkey Trot and Little Gobblers 1K, 8 a.m., Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Drive. Runners and walkers of all ages, along with kids in strollers and dogs on leashes are welcome. Proceeds support the Corvallis Parks and Recreation Family Assistance Fund. Admission: $20 to $50. Information/registration: http://www.oacturkeytrot.com/register.html.

ON VIEW

“Where There’s Smoke” exhibit, 11 a.m to 4 p.m., Albany Regional Museum, 136 Lyon St. S., Albany. Exhibit celebrates 150 years of the Albany Fire Department. Admission is free with suggested donations of $5 for family; $2 adults. Information: 541-967-7122.

Exhibit: “Coalesce” by Anne Magratten, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Wednesday and noon to 5 p.m., Thursday and Friday, through Dec. 10, CEI ArtWorks Gallery, 408 SW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. New works by Magratten depict a new wave of hippie aesthetics, the West Coast climate and summer’s abundant vegetation. View the show through a series of handmade kaleidoscopes. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/2n5MvUN

Rip Cronk Retrospective Exhibition, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, Nov. 15 through Jan. 11, Benton County Museum, 1101 Main St., Philomath. Following the career of artist and muralist Cronk. Free. Information: https://www.bentoncountymuseum.org/index.php/exhibitions/2018-exhibition-schedule/.

Exhibit: Beyond the Wall by Stefan Roloff, 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday through Dec. 13, The Little Gallery, Oregon State University, 210 Kidder Hall, 2000 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, “Beyond the Wall” is a recreation of a 2017 exhibit by German artist Roloff that was displayed at the original Berlin Wall site. Free. Information: https://beav.es/ZuE or call 541-737-2146.

Art Exhibit: Vistas & Vineyards 30th Anniversary Show, 8 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, through Dec. 9, Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Vistas and Vineyards celebrates 30 years of painting outdoors in the Willamette Valley; the group now includes 80-100 artists painting and showing their work together. Free. Information: https://lasells.oregonstate.edu/exhibit/vistas-vineyards-30th-anniversary-show.

Photo Exhibit: Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild Exhibit, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday through Friday, Dec. 10 through Jan. 24, Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Local photographers from around the mid-valley interpret the closing lines of Robert Frost’s most famous poem in light of their own personal artistic journey. Free. Information: https://lasells.oregonstate.edu/exhibit/willamette-valley-photoarts-guild-exhibit.

Exhibit: Print Arts Northwest, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, through Dec. 4, Fairbanks Gallery of Art, Oregon State University campus, 220 SW 26th St., Corvallis. More than 30 artists represented, exhibiting contemporary fine art printmaking, featuring OSU professor of printmaking Yuji Hiratsuka. Free. Information: https://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/sac/upcoming-exhibitions.

Teal Cooperative Art Gallery, 10 a.m..to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, open through Dec. 28, 334 SW Second St., Corvallis, Each November, the Teal Cooperative Gallery, featuring a team of Oregon artists, takes over a vacant store space to display works of fiber, leather, pottery, jewelry, glass, metal, wood, mixed media, paper and soap, all from the heart of the Willamette Valley. Information: http://www.tealartistcoop.com/.

Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild Exhibit: The Road Less Traveled, 8 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, Dec. 10 through Jan. 27, Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Exhibit features black-and white-photographs that interpret the closing lines of Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” Free. Information: https://lasells.oregonstate.edu/exhibit/road-less-traveled-willamette-valley-photoarts-guild-exhibit.

About Light Holiday Exhibit, noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday through Dec. 28. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison, Corvallis. Holiday exhibit bringing light to the late dawns and early dusks of winter, inviting glimmers and shines of light to welcome the holiday season. Free. Information: www.theartscenter.net.

CALLS TO ARTISTS

Halsey Community Center Monthly Art Shows, City Hall Building, 100 Halsey St. The city of Halsey is offering 55 linear feet of empty white wall space to artists, students and other organizations for the display of artwork. Information: http://cityofhalsey.com/index_htm_files/Call%20to%20Artists.pdf.

Albany Regional Museum First Friday Pop-up Art Gallery, 4 to 8 p.m., Fridays, through December, Albany Regional Museum, 136 Lyon St. S. The Albany Regional Museum is accepting inquiries to be a featured artist for the First Friday Pop-up Art Gallery through December. No fees. Interested artists can send an email with name, sample photo or description of works and availability to Keith Lohse, klohse@armuseum.com or call 541-967-7122.

Lebanon Manhole Cover Art Design Contest, Deadline: 5 p.m., Dec. 10. The Lebanon Arts Commission is seeking conceptual designs in the following categories: Lebanon’s wood product industry era; area wildlife; railroad history; strawberry heritage or Lebanon freestyle, themes that do not fit in other categories. Information/entry form: www.lebanonoregon.gov/ac or email leigh@lebanonoregon.gov.

CHRISTMAS DISPLAYS AND EVENTS

Pastega Christmas Light Display, 5-10 p.m., Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. The Pastega Christmas Light Display, a holiday and community tradition, features holiday lights and displays, and includes more than 250 figures and mechanized scenes. Admission: canned food item for donation. Information: http://www.pastegachristmasdisplay.com/.

Candy Cane Express, Nov. 30 through Dec. 22, Santiam Excursion Trains, 750 S. Third St. Lebanon. Holiday season one-hour train ride with hot cocoa, candy canes, a Christmas movie, arts and crafts station and popcorn. Santa, Mrs. Claus and an elf or two also make an appearance. Times vary. Cost: $21 adult; $18 children four to 16; $17 seniors; military and children three and under free. Information/tickets: https://santiam-excursion-trains.ticketleap.com/candy-cane-express-2019/dates.

PLAN AHEAD

Gatsby Party: New Year’s Eve at the Carousel and Underground Speakeasy, 7:30 p.m., Albany Historic Carousel, 503 First Ave. W. Roaring 1920s Gatsby-style dinner, dancing, vintage cocktails, with an underground speakeasy. Tickets: $79.95 before Dec. 7; $99.95 after Dec. 7. Information/tickets: http://bit.ly/2KB1A9y

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