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
6
Mon
Corn Maze (Haunted on the Weekends) @ Corn Maze at the Melon Shack
Oct 6 – Oct 31 all-day
Corn Maze (Haunted on the Weekends) @ Corn Maze at the Melon Shack | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Bring the kids out to the pumpkin path and corn maze at the Melon Shack on Hwy 20. There’s lots of family fun and its also haunted on the weekends! Come join us for treats and scares in our corn maze. We’ll have Mobile Moments photography, doughnuts, hot dogs, sausages, and more!

  • The daytime (non-haunted) maze is open 10am – 5pm daily. Cost: $7 for 12+, $5 for under 11 years.
  • The haunted maze is open 7:30pm – 10pm on the weekends. Cost: $15 on Friday and Saturday, $13 on Sunday.
  • The pumpkin patch is open daily from 10am to 6pm, Sept. 26 through Oct. 31.
  • For more information, visit The Melon Shack on Facebook.
Oct
20
Mon
Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings on Monday
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings on Monday @ 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.

Bryson Skaar @ Imagine Coffee
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Bryson Skaar @ Imagine Coffee | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Local musician Bryson Skaar plays piano at Imagine Coffee every Monday night at 7:30pm.

Oct
21
Tue
Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adventure @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene
Oct 21 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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.

Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings on Tuesday
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Craft Beer & Hard Cider Tastings on Tuesday @ Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Award-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 21 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Winery Tasting Room Hours @ Corvallis & Benton County, Oregon

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 21 @ 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.

Ian Black, Athletic Footwear Designer To Be @ The Arts Center
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ian Black, Athletic Footwear Designer To Be @ The Arts Center | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Ian Black is still attending Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis, slated to graduate next spring 2015, but he already has his future mapped out. He plans to get a degree in Industrial Design and become an athletic footwear designer — possibly for a large footwear design company, which can’t be identified at this time.

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

OSU District Plan Open House @ LaSells Stewart Center - Giustina Gallery
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
OSU District Plan Open House @ LaSells Stewart Center - Giustina Gallery | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

OSU is hosting two public open houses in October to share the progress of the District Plan development with the community. Representatives from OSU will be present to provide progress updates and other relevant information, such as past planning assumptions and outcomes, current statistics and trends, and goals for the next 10 years.

The format of the Open Houses will provide opportunities for participants to express their concerns and provide comments on suggestions for achieving various goals. Participants are free to come and go as they wish, and light refreshments will be provided.

Celtic Jam @ Imagine Coffee
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
Celtic Jam @ Imagine Coffee | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

See regular acoustic players Celtic Jam at Imagine Coffee every Tuesday night at 7pm.

Timba Tuesday @ Impulse Bar & Grill
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm
Timba Tuesday @ Impulse Bar & Grill | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

Every Tuesday night at Impulse Bar & Grill Rumbanana hosts a free, Cuban dance party featuring the awesome music of Cuba and $1 tacos. Learn more at Rumbanana.org.

(People under 21 can be at Impulse until 10 p.m.)

Oct
22
Wed
Pacific Lamprey Geocaching Adventure @ Willamette River from Portland to Eugene
Oct 22 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 22 @ 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.

Featured Event

Pigs on the Wing at the Majestic Theatre
Oct. 17, 7:30pm.
Imagine the energy and electric intensity of Dark Side of the Moon-era Pink Floyd in an intimate theater or rock club environment. Learn more.

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