Corvallis Events Calendar

Looking for something to do during your stay in Corvallis, Oregon? Our Benton County and Corvallis events calendar is a great place to start. We list hundreds of events happening in and around Corvallis and Benton County, Oregon, from wine tastings to live music, symphonies to art shows, organized hikes, cycling events, community classes, fairs, festivals and more.

Our calendar below can be filtered several different ways to help you find the events you’re most interested in. Click on the buttons labeled “Categories” or “Tags” to sort events by interest or topic, and use the button labeled “Agenda” to change the calendar view to “Month,” “Week” or “Day.” There are arrow buttons over the calendar that can be used to page through past and future events, and you can click the calendar icon to select specific dates.

You can also check out some other local events calendars, here: City of Corvallis | Corvallis Public Library | Oregon State University | Darkside Cinema Movie Listings | First Alternative Co-Op | Corvallis Sustainability Coalition.

Oct
1
Wed
Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings on Wednesday
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings on Wednesday @ Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Raise Your GlassAward-winning wines aren’t the only thing Benton County is known for – we also have a rich and active craft beer culture, featuring several local craft breweries, as well as a cider house and a new meadery. Check out their tasting room hours below and drop in to sample their wares.

Wednesday Acoustic Live @ Les Caves Bier & Kitchen
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm
Wednesday Acoustic Live @ Les Caves Bier & Kitchen | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Every Wednesday night at 8pm, Les Caves hosts a great area acoustic band to provide fun music to go with their excellent food. Visit Les Caves’ music blog to see who’s playing every week.

Oct
2
Thu
Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adventure @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene
Oct 2 all-day
Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adventure @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene | Oregon | United States

Ready for an adventure? Get outside to learn about the Pacific Lamprey, one of the world’s oldest and most interesting fish! Explore nature and discover geocaching, a fun, family-friendly activity. A hand-carved Lamprey has made its way to the ocean and is ready to migrate back upstream along the Columbia and Willamette, “swimming” from cache site to site by way of human helpers. Can you find this cutie and help it on its way? See Geocaching.com for more information. Sponsored by US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

The Giustina Gallery will display the beautiful work of Vistas & Vineyards during October 2014.

Vistas and Vineyards is a group of artists that meets weekly between mid-May through mid-October to express themselves individually as artists, to enjoy painting “en plein aire” at local sites and to share their work with each other and the mid-valley community. The group was formed in 1989 and always welcomes new members.

Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum | Philomath | Oregon | United States

Cool Tools! is now open at Benton County Museum in Philomath. Tools of regional and national significance from the workshop, laboratory, farm, field and home are featured. Informational labels are available on touch screen computers or your own smartphone.

Visitors see the surveying tools used by Oregon pioneer Joseph C. Avery (1817-1876) to lay out the town of Marysville (later Corvallis) in 1851, as well as a theodolite used to survey Lake Superior in 1869. This exhibition contains a chain saw that might be the largest you’ve ever seen! The HP35 calculator and the Hewlett-Packard ThinkJet printer had profound effects on American life and we have the objects and share their stories. Tools for agriculture, engineering, robotics, textiles, distilling, lumbering, surveying, and woodworking are all represented. Cool Tools! will be open through 2014 on the ground floor of the museum. Rotating art exhibitions are featured in the second floor Moreland Auditorium.

Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper @ Benton County Museum
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper @ Benton County Museum | Philomath | Oregon | United States

Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper: Prints, Drawings and Book Arts opens at Benton County Historical Museum on Friday, September 5, 2014. The exhibition will be on view through October 11, 2014.

“Yuji Hiratsuka needs no introduction in artistic, institutional, or academic print making circles. His widely known, brilliantly conceived and executed intaglio prints are second to none, today,” notes Stephen A. Fredericks, Founder of The New York Society of Etchers.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 4:30pm. Admission is always free!

Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings on Thursday
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings on Thursday @ Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Raise Your GlassAward-winning wines aren’t the only thing Benton County is known for – we also have a rich and active craft beer culture, featuring several local craft breweries, as well as a cider house and a new meadery. Check out their tasting room hours below and drop in to sample their wares.

Winery Tasting Room Hours @ Corvallis & Benton County, Oregon
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Winery Tasting Room Hours @ Corvallis & Benton County, Oregon

Heart of Willamette Wineries

Photo by Lainey Dyer.

In the mood for a wine tasting? You’re in the right place. Corvallis, Oregon boasts more than 20 beautiful boutique vineyards. Visit HeartOfWillamette.com to learn more about our local wineries, and check the listings below for daily tasting hours.

‘Imperfect Perfection’ at the Arts Center @ The Arts Center
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
'Imperfect Perfection' at the Arts Center @ The Arts Center | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

The exhibition’s title “Imperfect Perfection” refers to the study of classical music — on string instruments — by young people. Chui Hui Shen, a mother and artist living in Corvallis, draws and paints her children and their peers over and over while the kids practice their violin and cello.

Learn more about the artist and the exhibit at TheArtsCenter.net.

Art Reception: Imperfect Perfection @ The Arts Center
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Art Reception: Imperfect Perfection @ The Arts Center | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

The exhibition’s title “Imperfect Perfection” refers to the study of classical music — on string instruments — by young people. Chui Hui Shen, a mother and artist living in Corvallis, draws and paints her children and their peers over and over while the kids practice their violin and cello.

Learn more about the artist and the exhibit at TheArtsCenter.net.

Oct
3
Fri
Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adventure @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene
Oct 3 all-day
Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adventure @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene | Oregon | United States

Ready for an adventure? Get outside to learn about the Pacific Lamprey, one of the world’s oldest and most interesting fish! Explore nature and discover geocaching, a fun, family-friendly activity. A hand-carved Lamprey has made its way to the ocean and is ready to migrate back upstream along the Columbia and Willamette, “swimming” from cache site to site by way of human helpers. Can you find this cutie and help it on its way? See Geocaching.com for more information. Sponsored by US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Bloktoberfest 2014 @ Block 15
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day
Bloktoberfest 2014 @ Block 15 | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Join Block 15 for their 6th annual Bloktoberfest!

Block 15 will transform Jefferson Avenue in front of the pub into an Oktoberfest tent celebration! They’ll have live music, great food and beer, games, and a festive fall atmosphere in the middle of Jefferson Avenue.

For complete information, visit Block15.com.

Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Vistas & Vineyards 2014 @ Giustina Gallery | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

The Giustina Gallery will display the beautiful work of Vistas & Vineyards during October 2014.

Vistas and Vineyards is a group of artists that meets weekly between mid-May through mid-October to express themselves individually as artists, to enjoy painting “en plein aire” at local sites and to share their work with each other and the mid-valley community. The group was formed in 1989 and always welcomes new members.

Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Cool Tools! @ Benton County Museum | Philomath | Oregon | United States

Cool Tools! is now open at Benton County Museum in Philomath. Tools of regional and national significance from the workshop, laboratory, farm, field and home are featured. Informational labels are available on touch screen computers or your own smartphone.

Visitors see the surveying tools used by Oregon pioneer Joseph C. Avery (1817-1876) to lay out the town of Marysville (later Corvallis) in 1851, as well as a theodolite used to survey Lake Superior in 1869. This exhibition contains a chain saw that might be the largest you’ve ever seen! The HP35 calculator and the Hewlett-Packard ThinkJet printer had profound effects on American life and we have the objects and share their stories. Tools for agriculture, engineering, robotics, textiles, distilling, lumbering, surveying, and woodworking are all represented. Cool Tools! will be open through 2014 on the ground floor of the museum. Rotating art exhibitions are featured in the second floor Moreland Auditorium.

Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper @ Benton County Museum
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper @ Benton County Museum | Philomath | Oregon | United States

Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper: Prints, Drawings and Book Arts opens at Benton County Historical Museum on Friday, September 5, 2014. The exhibition will be on view through October 11, 2014.

“Yuji Hiratsuka needs no introduction in artistic, institutional, or academic print making circles. His widely known, brilliantly conceived and executed intaglio prints are second to none, today,” notes Stephen A. Fredericks, Founder of The New York Society of Etchers.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 4:30pm. Admission is always free!

Featured Event

Rhapsody in the Vineyard
Sept. 13, 3:30pm - 7pm.
Stroll beautiful downtown Corvallis during Rhapsody in the Vineyard and sample the luscious vintages of our local wineries. Learn more.

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