Corvallis Events Calendar

Looking for events in Corvallis to keep your stay busy and exciting?

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.

FireWorks: Thanksgiving Prix Fixe @ FireWorks Restaurant
Nov 26 @ 8:29 pm – 9:29 pm

FireWorks Thanksgiving Prix FixeFireWorks presents their eighth annual Thanksgiving Prix Fixe!

The 4-course Prix Fix includes Turkey with all the fixings, roasted natural pork chop, poached Pacific halibut and sweet potato gnocchi. The cost is $35. There’s an optional 3-pour wine pairing and holiday cocktails, plus selections from the FireWorks Bar.

Reservations are required. Call 541-754-6958 to make yours. See the full menu ⇒

Contemporary Japanese Prints @ Fairbanks Gallery
Nov 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Contemporary Japanese PrintsWhile the tradition of printmaking in Japan dates back more than a millennium, printmaking media apart from woodblock (and the varied aesthetics those assorted media allow) only took in popularity among printmakers the post WWII era. This exhibition offers a glimpse into the diverse world of contemporary Japanese prints featuring artists ranging from 26 to 91 years of age, working in Japan and other adopted countries and many of whom have never been exhibited in the United States.

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Life and Death @ LaSells Stewart Center
Nov 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

LifeAndDeathThe Willamette PhotoArts Guild was born back in 1985 when five local photographers gathered at a local restaurant to critique photographs, share information and encourage each other’s growth as image makers. It soon grew to about 20 members, and in 1988 the group became an affiliated guild with the Corvallis Art Center. Currently about 40-50 photographers belong to the PAG.

Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Rick Bartow at OSU’s Little Gallery @ Oregon State University, Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall
Nov 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Artist Rick Bartow's Fur La Pena (2001) is made with pastel, graphite and charcoal.

Artist Rick Bartow’s Fur La Pena (2001) is made with pastel, graphite and charcoal. (Source)

A selection of work from Native American artist Rick Bartow will be on display in Oregon State University’s Little Gallery Oct. 12 through Dec. 18.

A reception to celebrate the exhibit’s opening will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 12, coinciding with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The reception will be held at the gallery in 210 Kidder Hall, 2000 S.W. Campus Way, Corvallis. The public is welcome to attend.

The Little Gallery is open 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The exhibit is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the School of Language, Culture and Society’s World Languages and Cultures department within the College of Liberal Arts.

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Gifts For A Better World @ First Congregational Church UCC
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Gifts For A Better World

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Gifts For A Better World (GFBW) provides an outlet for items from international craftspeople as well as national and local and independent non-profit groups whose goals we support.

The emphasis of the store is on handmade merchandise from cottage industries in developing regions of the world. The merchandise is obtained from fair-trade, non-profit organizations that return a fair price to the producer of the goods, promote economic and social justice, and support sustainability.

At the end of each season, when funds allow, all money earned by GFBW, beyond expenses and what is needed to order the following year’s inventory, is donated to local charities.

Teal Gallery 2015 @ Teal Gallery
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Teal Gallery 2015The Teal Artist Cooperative‘s annual Teal Gallery opens its doors on October 29 this year!

The much-anticipated Teal Gallery features handmade items by local artists in a wide variety of media. Browse the Gallery and find the perfect locally-crafted holiday gifts for your friends and loved ones.

The Teal Gallery will be open October 29 through December 28, seven days a week, 10am-6pm Monday through Saturday and noon to 5pm on Sunday.

(The listed phone number will be in service 10/29-12/28.)

Up, Up, and Away at the Benton County Museum @ Benton County Historical Museum
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

'Up, Up, And Away' at the Benton County Museum

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“Up, Up, and Away”, a year-long exhibition about the history of flight, is scheduled to be open from November 6, 2015 through November 5, 2016 at the Benton County Museum.

See artifacts and learn stories about the past century of manned flight. Themes in the exhibition include ballooning, kites, helicopters, toys, and early development of the airplane and its evolution through the 20th century, during wars, by commercial travel and into space.

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Broadley Vineyards: Thanksgiving Open House @ Broadley Vineyards
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Broadley VineyardsJoin Broadley Vineyards as they debut their 2014 new releases. They’ll also be barrel tasting their 2015s, and you’ll be able to pick up your futures from 2013 and 2014.

Broadley Vineyards’ open houses will be on November, Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd, as well as the weekend after Thanksgiving: November, Friday 27th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th, 11am to 4pm each day.

2015 Thanksgiving Weekend Winery Open Houses
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BarWinesAlexBrownSplashSpend the weekend after Thanksgiving touring beautiful Benton County and the Heart of Willamette Wineries, sampling fine vintages, enjoying live music and hors d’oeuvres, and taking advantage of many special deals and discounts.

Heart of Willamette Wineries are scenic, intimate, artisanal wineries nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, near Corvallis, Oregon. These wineries specialize in peaceful, beautiful settings and luscious wines, and they’re throwing their doors open wide to celebrate Thanksgiving and the harvest season.

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CWG: Exhibition CMT Members @ The Arts Center
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CWG: Exhibition CMT Members @ The Arts Center | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Exhibition Committee members forfeit the opportunity to exhibit in The Arts Center while on the committee — until now. In November, Exhibition Committee members show their artwork, so everyone can see who makes decisions for The Arts Center’s galleries. Committee members work in a variety of media: photography, fiber, painting, glass, ceramic, wood. They also bring a variety of expertise to the committee. Learn more.

Holiday Artisan Market 2015 @ The Arts Center
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Holiday Artisan Market

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The Arts Center’s Arts Shop Presents Holiday Artisan Market 2015! The ArtShop features unique, handcrafted goods by your local independent artists.

The ArtShop at The Arts Center is an oasis from the “usual” shopping experience. The ArtShop showcases fine art and craft by local and regional artists, as well as a few from farther afield. All of the work in the ArtShop is handmade in America. The ArtShop changes with the seasons, and offers a variety of work from emerging artists you will not find anywhere else around.

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Joan Truckenbrod: Igloo to Nano @ The Arts Center
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Joan Truckenbrod: Nanoscapes

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Nationally-renowned artist Joan Truckenbrod revisits existing as well as newly-created work for her exhibit, From Igloo to Nano, at The Arts Center in Corvallis.

Joan Truckenbrod’s work deals with visualizing science, natural phenomena and environmental concerns, by projecting videos on objects.

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Wine Tasting at First Alternative @ First Alternative South
Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wine Tasting at First Alternative @ First Alternative South | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

First Alternative Co-Op offers light appetizers and good company along with a tasting of local and regional wines every Friday at their Southtown location, from 5pm to 7pm.

For more information, call First Alternative at 541-753-3115, or visit their website.

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Flashback Friday @ Jack Okole's Bar & Grill
Nov 27 @ 9:00 pm
Flashback Friday @ Jack Okole's Bar & Grill | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Jack Okole’s hosts Flashback Friday, featuring dance music of the 1980s and ’90s, every Friday night at 9pm. No cover charge. For more information, call 541-368-5340.

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The Lowdown @ Cloud & Kelly's Public House
Nov 27 @ 10:00 pm
The Lowdown @ Cloud & Kelly's Public House | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Cloud & Kelly’s Public House hosts the Lowdown, a dance party with “chill funky beats served up” free every Friday night. The first Friday of every month is also Rainbow in the Clouds, an LGBT-friendly themed dance night.

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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 |