April in Corvallis

We’re looking forward to an artistic April in Corvallis as we get ready to celebrate our Year of Culture. We’ve got art shows, opera, live theater and more happening in the arts community this month. We’ve also got some races coming up, including the Corvallis Half-Marathon, a rodeo right around the corner, and the opening of the Corvallis Farmers Market!

Check our events calendar to see everything that’s hapening in Corvallis, Oregon this month, and remember to check back for new events. You can also look for wine tastings, live music, meet-the-author nights at our local bookstores and lots more.

In the Next Room (The Vibrator Play)
April 5, 6, 12, 13 at 7:30pm; April 7 & 14 at 2:30pm
It’s the 1880s, the dawn of the age of electricity, and in a seemingly perfect, prosperous Victorian home outside of New York City, gentleman-scientist Dr. Givings has invented an extraordinary new device for treating “hysteria” in women. Learn more >>

Mudslinger Hillclimb and Super D
April 6
Welcome to the 25th Anniversary Mudslinger Presented by Peak Sports. This event sets the pace for classic battles in the woods and first timers giving mountain bike racing a try. Learn more >>

Spring Stampede Rough Stock Rodeo
April 6, 6pm
The stock for this Rough Stock Rodeo is provided by Howell Rodeo Company. The doors will open at 6pm and the rodeo starts at 7pm. Learn more >>

Chefs’ Show-Off 2013
April 7, 2pm
Four regional chefs will demonstrate their skills and create dishes made from local ingredients. Enjoy samples from many local food producers! Learn more >>

Steinway Piano Series: Jon Kimura Parker
April 7, 4pm
This concert features Jon Kimura Parker performing Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff and Mussorgsky. Learn more >>

2013 Starker Lecture Series
April 11, 3:30pm
For years, the focus on biofuels development has aimed at the twin bookends of feedstock development and conversion technologies. But despite years of effort and no clear winner in sight, relatively little work has addressed gaining efficiencies in the biofuels industry through supply chain efficiencies. Learn more >>

Ducks Unlimited
April 13, 5:30pm
Annual fundraising banquet will be held April 13th, 2013. Our mission is to conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. Learn more >>

Mr. Spartan 5K, 10K, and Fun Run
April 14, 8am
There will be three events to participate in – a Fun Run (0.6km), a 5K, and a 10K. Learn more >>

2013 Corvallis Half Marathon

2013 Corvallis Half Marathon
April 14, 9:30am
This annual half-marathon is a hotly-anticipated event among the runners in Corvallis. Learn more >>

Diotima Quartet
April 17, 7:30pm
The Diotima Quartet will perform Janacek (Quartet No. 1, ‘The Kreutzer Sonata’), Bartok (Quartet No. 6, Sz. 114) and Brahms (Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2). Learn more >>

Opera at the Whiteside
April 18, 7pm
The Corvallis Repertory Singers bring opera choruses, arias, and ensembles to the historic Whiteside Theatre. Learn more >>

Opening Day of the Corvallis Farmers Market
April 20, 9am
Our outdoor Farmers’ Market features fresh, locally-grown, locally-produced dairy, meat, and farm goods. Learn more >>

Väsen, with Tatiana Hargreaves
April 21, 7pm
To its roots in the musical traditions of Uppland, Sweden, Väsen brings playfulness and vitality, transforming venerable polskas and marches into modern groove masterpieces, yet retaining the consummate playing skills and ageless appeal of the best traditional music. Learn more >>

Jubilate! Spring Choral Concert
April 27, 7:30pm
Jubilate!, The Women’s Choir of Corvallis, presents their spring choral performance, “This Most Amazing Day: Songs from the Natural World.” Learn more >>

Willamette Gran Fondo
April 28
Join Mudslinger Events and road cyclists from all across the Northwest for a trip through Alsea Falls and the Lobster Valley area for a spring ride you will not forget. Learn more >>

Corvallis Community Band Spring Concert
April 28, 3pm
The Corvallis Community Band will present a concert entitled “Angels and Demons: Musical Expressions of the Human Spirit.” Learn more >>

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