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COMMUNITY EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

Space camp: The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is holding “Incredible Edibles in Space,” a program for children ages 7-13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Children will learn all about the wonders of food in space as they build a solar oven. The day camp costs $50 or $40 for members. For more information, visit http://www.evergreenmuseum.org/events?eventTitle=amazing-aerospace-summer-camps--1523918005--340, or call Grace Clabaugh at 503-687-2445.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 19

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 19, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

Plaza concerts: Blues/country/folk picker Bart Budwig & his Amperband will perform Thursday evening, July 19, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. The Singer and the Songwriter will open the show, which is part of the McMinnville Downtown Association’s Concerts on the Plaza series, held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 30. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

Christmas fundraiser: A “Christmas in July” sale is set for noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 19, in the courtyard at McMinnville First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St. The fundraiser will benefit the P.E.O. Sisterhood’s scholarship program for women. For more information, contact Donna Weed at 503-472-7941 or office@fbmac.org.  

 

FRIDAY, JULY 20

Yamhill celebration: Yamhill will celebrate Derby Days on Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21, in Beulah City Park, 410 E. Third St. Activities will include court coronation, talent show, bingo, karaoke, a parade, soap box races, frog jumping contest and more. For more information, visit the facebook page www.facebook.com/YCC1DD/ or e-mail ycc97148@gmail.com.

Dayton celebration: Dayton Friday Nights will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 31, in Courthouse Square Park and the downtown area. Live music, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street are included in the annual series, sponsored by the Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses. This week’s musical performance is salsa and afro-cuban rythms by Pa’Lante.  For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or info@daytonoregon.org.

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Winetasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or e-mail artwinewalk@gmail.com.

Music festival: The Wildwood Music Fest and campout is set for July 20-22, at 22900 S.W. Pittman Road, Sheridan. For more information, visit www.wildwoodmusicfest.com.

Soccer camp: The See Ya Later Foundation is holding a soccer camp for first- through sixth-graders from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, July 20, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Joe Dancer Park, 1450 S.E. Brooks St., McMinnville. Camp tuition is $30. Scholarships are available. For more information, contact Carmen Banke at 503-434-1730 or info@seeyalater.org. 

Music festival: “Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro,” a fully staged opera with orchestra, is set for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21, in the Marshall Theater at Ford Hall, Linfield College. This one in a series of events held through July as part of the new Aquilon Music Festival, featuring operas, concerts, lectures and recitals. Tickets for this performance are $25 for adults and $15 for students and $20 for seniors. For the complete festival schedule, visit www.aquilonmusicfestival.org or contact Anton Belov at 917-692-4287 or aquilonmusicfestival@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 21

Croquet fundraiser: Stoller Family Estate will host the Oregon Croquet Classic, sponsored by the Classic Wine Auction, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the winery, 16161 N.E. McDougall Road, Dayton. The adults-only event will include a barbecue lunch, live music and wine, and will benefit five Portland and Vancouver nonprofits. Admission is $75. For more information, contact the Classic Wine Auction at 503-972-0194 or info@classicwinesauction.com. 

 

MONDAY, JULY 23

Adventure camp: Outdoor Education Adventures and the Yamhill County Parks Department are sponsoring an Adventure Camp for children from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 23-27, at Charles Metsker County Park, 615 E. Sixth St., McMinnville. Naturalists Theresa Crain and Neyssa Hays will lead nature activities and teach kids about the plants and animals of the local watershed. Camp tuition is $55 per day or $250 for 5 days. For more information, contact Theresa Cain at 503-857-7884 or info@outdooradventures.com.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 24

Summer concert: The Second Winds Community Band will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the west side of Wortman Park, on McDaniel Lane in McMinnville. For more information, call 503-435-0407. 

 

THURSDAY, JULY 26

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 26, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

Plaza concerts: Brian Bovenizer and the New Old Stock will perform Thursday evening, July 26, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Val Blaha will open the show, which is part of the McMinnville Downtown Association’s Concerts on the Plaza series, held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 30. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

Newberg festival: The Newberg Old Fashioned Festival is set for Thursday through Sunday, July 26 through 29, in Newberg. For more information, visit newbergoldfashionedfestival.org or email newbergoldfashionedfestiva@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Dayton celebration: Dayton Friday Nights will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 31, in Courthouse Square Park and the downtown area. Live music, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street are included in the annual series, sponsored by the Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses. This week’s musical performance is outlaw country by Copper Ridge. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or info@daytonoregon.org.

IPNC: The 31st International Pinot Noir Celebration will be held Friday, July 27, through Sunday, July 29, at Linfield College.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 28

Community garden: The McMinnville Community Garden at Parkview is holding an open house from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 28, at 325 N.E. Burnett Road, McMinnville. Free activities include a plant clinic, garden tours, vegetable tasting, demonstrations and a silent auction. Beverages and snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Alan Wenner at 503-883-9226 or awenner@hotmail.com.

History program: Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum presents Homefront Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at the museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. The event will include activities and interactions with “living history” figures, who will tell their own stories. A Rosie the Riveter costume contest will be held. Admission is $27, $24 for seniors, $19 for youth, or $18 with a “golden ticket” from the museum’s website. For more information, visit www.evergreenmuseum.org.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 31

Summer concert: Soul band SoulMates will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, in the Linfield College intramural field. The show is part of McMinnville Parks & Recreation’s Summer Concert Series, featuring a performance each Tuesday through Aug. 14. For more information, call 503-434-7310.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1

County fair: The 164th annual Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo is set for 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 1 through Saturday, Aug. 4, at the fairgrounds, 2070 N.E. Lafayette Ave., McMinnville. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children age 5 through 12, and children ages 4 and younger get free admission. Discounts are available when purchasing multi-day passes. Concert seating is $8. Carnival day passes cost $20 in advance or $30 at the fair. A free park-and-ride shuttle will be offered from Patton Middle School starting at 4 p.m. For more information, contact Lana Drew at 503-434-7524 or fair@co.yamhill.or.us, or visit www.co.yamhill.or.us.

Unsung heroes: The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is holding an “Unsung Heroes” event, highlighting men and women who made major contributions to aviation only to be forgotten by history, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Children will learn all about these men and women and then participate in the same activities they helped to invent. The day camp costs $50 or $40 for members. For more information, visit www.evergreenmuseum.org, or call Grace Clabaugh at 503-687-2445.

Geology activities: The Newberg Public Library is hosting “Oregon Rocks!” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.1, at 503 E. Hancock St. The University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History will lead a short presentation on geology followed by hands-on activities. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 503-538-7323.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 2

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

Plaza concerts: Northwest Roots Rock band Cedar Teeth will perform Thursday evening, Aug. 2, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Bigfoot Mojo will open the show, which is part of the McMinnville Downtown Association’s Concerts on the Plaza series, held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 30. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

Benefit concert: Sounds of Summer, a benefit concert for Linfield College music programs, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at Youngberg Hill, 10660 S.W. Youngberg Hill Road, McMinnville. The concert will feature Aaron Meyer, Jean-Pierre Garau, Jordan Bailey and students of Charles Castleman. Admission is $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Kathleen Bernards at 503-472-2179 or k.bernards@bernardsandassociates.com. 

Band concert: The Newberg Community Band will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, near the track at the George Fox Amphitheater, 414 N. Meridian St. Selections will include music from “The King and I,” “St. Louis Blues,” “Copacabana” and a Sousa march. For more information, visit www.newbergcommunityband.com or contact Marilyn Godfrey at 503-487-7624.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 3

Dayton celebration: Dayton Friday Nights will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 31, in Courthouse Square Park and the downtown area. Live music, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street are included in the annual series, sponsored by the Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses. This week’s musical performance is a mix of Irish, Scottish, and old time American by Rendezvous String Band. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or info@daytonoregon.org.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

Golf fundraiser: The 18th annual Scott Banke Memorial Golf Tournament, Banquet and Auction is set for Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Michelbook Country Club, 1301 N.W. Michelbook Lane, McMinnville. The tournament begins at 12:15 p.m., the silent auction at 5 p.m., and the banquet and auction at 6 p.m. Player fees begin at $145. Dinner reservations are $25. For more information, visit www.seeyalater.org, or contact Carmen Banke at 503-434-1730 or info@seeyalater.org.

Disc golf: WildAire Cellars is sponsoring Play in the Park, a disc golf tournament for older kids and adults from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Wennerberg Park, on West Grant and South River Street in Carlton. A $20 entry fee includes a disc and T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded in several categories. The event is a benefit for Juliette’s House child abuse intervention center. For more information, contact Jean Driscoll at 503-883-3325 or jean@wilairecellars.com or visit www.wildairecellars.com.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 5

Community market: A community market is set for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at Common’s Park, 133 Adams St., Lafayette. Admission is free to vendors and the public. The market will include food and hand made products by residents of Lafayette and nearby.  For more information, contact Amanda Ashley at 503-550-3985 or farmgoals@gmail.com.

Rock gardens: A “DIY Rock Garden” program will be held at Flag and Wire Coffee Roasters at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at 755 N.E. Alpine Ave. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided; participants may bring small decorations to add to their gardens. The free event is part of the McMinnville Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading program. Registration is required by Sunday, July 22. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5562 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 6

Mars camp: The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum will hold a “Mission to Mars” camp for children ages 12-16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 6-10, at the museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Children will learn to plan a mission to travel to the Red Planet. The camp costs $250 or $200 for members. Limited scholarships are available. For more information, visit www.evergreenmuseum.org, or call Grace Clabaugh at 503-687-2445.

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 7

Summer concert: Rhythm and blues band Sister Mercy will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in the Linfield College intramural field. The show is part of McMinnville Parks & Recreation’s Summer Concert Series, featuring a performance each Tuesday through Aug. 14. For more information, call 503-434-7310.

Night out: Lafayette will mark National Night Out from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Commons Park, 133 Adams St. The free family-friendly event includes interactive activities with county law enforcement and supporting agencies. For more information, contact Angela Flood at 503-857-2555 or angela.flood@gmail.com.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 9

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

Plaza concerts: Rhythm and blues band The Resolectrics will perform Thursday evening, Aug. 9, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Weske will open the show, which is part of the McMinnville Downtown Association’s Concerts on the Plaza series, held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 30. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 10

Dayton celebration: Dayton Friday Nights will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 31, in Courthouse Square Park and the downtown area. Live music, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street are included in the annual series, sponsored by the Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses. This week’s musical performance is big-band jazz ensemble by Vintage Winds Jazz. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or info@daytonoregon.org.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 11

Air show: The annual Valley View Air Show, featuring hot air balloons and radio-controlled model planes, will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, at Valley View Retirement Village, 15600 S.W. Rock of Ages Road, southwest of McMinnville. Balloons lift off at daybreak. Other activities, including horse and wagon rides and a car show, begin at 8 a.m. The Second Winds Community Band will play at 11:30; performances by other musical groups follow at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Food will be available for a charge. For more information, call 503-472-6212 or visit www.rockofagesvalleyview.com.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 12

Men’s group: Daryll Alt will discuss “men’s issues” and “men’s work” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information, contact Alt at 971-241-1529 or harmony_haven@hotmail.com.

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 14

Summer concert: Latin jazz and salsa band Conjunto Alegre will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, in the Linfield College intramural field. This is the final performance of this year’s McMinnville Parks & Recreation’s Summer Concert Series. For more information, call 503-434-7310.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15

Flight camp: The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is holding an “All About Unmanned Flight” program for children ages 10-15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Children will learn about hot air balloons, drones, rovers and more. The day camp is $50 and $40 for members. Limited scholarships are available. For more information, visit www.evergreenmuseum.org, or call Grace Clabaugh at 503-687-2445.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 16

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

Plaza concerts: Soul and rock group Dirty Revival will perform Thursday evening, Aug. 16, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. The Satellite Blooms will open the show, which is part of the McMinnville Downtown Association’s Concerts on the Plaza series, held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 30. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

All-human circus: The Flynn Creek Circus, featuring an acrobatic show and all-human performances, is set for 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 16 and 17; 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18; and 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, in the Northside Community Church lawn, 1800 Hoskins St., Newberg. Admission is $22 for adults and $11 for children. For more information and additional admission options, visit www.flynncreekcircus.com.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 17

Contest powwow: The Grand Ronde Contest Powwow is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17, 18 and 19, at the Uyxat Powwow Grounds,9600 Highway 22, Grand Ronde. For more information, visit www.grandronde.org/culture/annual-contest-pow-wow/.

Dayton celebration: Dayton Friday Nights will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 31, in Courthouse Square Park and the downtown area. Live music, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street are included in the annual series, sponsored by the Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses. This week’s musical performance is rockin’ blues by The Bartolotti Brothers. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or info@daytonoregon.org.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 18

Harvest fest: The Yamhill County Historical Society will hold its annual old-time Harvest Fest, featuring antique farming equipment and demonstrations, vendors, music, food and children’s activities, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19, at 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Admission is $8 for adults and free for children younger than 12. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842 or events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

Gallery gala: The Gallery Theater will celebrate its 50th anniversary at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, with a street party outside the theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. A catered, sit-down dinner will be held at 6 p.m. A retrospective of the last 50 years and a preview of the next show, “Footloose,” will follow at 7. Cost for the entire event is $30 or $25 if purchased in advance. For the retrospective only, admission is $10. Tickets are available at the box office or gallerytheater.org. For more information, call 503-472-2227.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 20

Adventure camp: Outdoor Education Adventures and the Yamhill County Parks Department are sponsoring an Adventure Camp for children from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 20-24, at Charles Metsker County Park, 615 E. Sixth St., McMinnville. Naturalists Theresa Crain and Neyssa Hays will lead nature activities and teach kids about the plants and animals of the local watershed. Camp tuition is $55 per day or $250 for 5 days. For more information, contact Theresa Cain at 503-857-7884 or info@outdooradventures.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22

Men’s group: Daryll Alt will discuss “men’s issues” and “men’s work” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information, contact Alt at 971-241-1529 or harmony_haven@hotmail.com.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 23

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

Plaza concerts: Folk band Scratchdog Stringband will perform Thursday evening, Aug. 23, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Bootleg Jam will open the show, which is part of the McMinnville Downtown Association’s Concerts on the Plaza series, held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 30. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 24

Wine country weekend: The “Bounty of Yamhill County” will be held on Friday and Saturday, August 24 and 25. Food and wine, hiking, yoga, hot air ballooning and horseback riding will be featured during the weekend-long fundraising event for the Yamhill Enrichment Society. Kicking off the festivities is a Winemaker Chill & Grill, including Remy Wines with Nick’s Italian Café and Adelsheim Vineyard with Recipe, Part Deux, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 503-883-9654 or visit bountyofyamhillcounty.com.

Dayton celebration: Dayton Friday Nights will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 31, in Courthouse Square Park and the downtown area. Live music, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street are included in the annual series, sponsored by the Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses. This week’s musical performance is a mix of originals and standards from bluegrass, folk and American music by Kathy Boyd and Phoenix Rising. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or info@daytonoregon.org.

Museum program: Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum presents “Red Eye: Putting the ‘Art’ in STEAM,” for adults 21 and older, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. The program will look at movie special effects. Admission is $15 or $5 for museum members. Wine and snacks are included. For more information, visit http://www.evergreenmuseum.org/events?eventTitle=evergreen-s-red-eye-asteroid-armageddon--1520963441--361, or call Grace Clabaugh at 503-687-2445.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 25

Art and science: Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum will hold a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. The event will include creative activities and interactions with historical figures, who will tell their own stories. Admission is $27, $24 for seniors, $19 for youth, or $18 with a “golden ticket” from the museum’s website. For more information, visit www.evergreenmuseum.org.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 27

Espionage camp: The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is holding “Espionage Camp” for children ages 7-12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 27-31, at the museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Children will learn the history of espionage, from how the first war plane was used as a spy plane to cracking secret codes using math. The camp costs $250 or $200 for members. Limited scholarships are available. For more information, visit www.evergreenmuseum.org, or call Grace Clabaugh at 503-687-2445.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 30

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

Plaza concerts: The Ben Rice Band will perform electric blues Thursday evening, Aug. 30, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Lauren Sheehan will open the show, which wraps up this season’s McMinnville Downtown Association’s Concerts on the Plaza series. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 31

Dayton celebration: The last Dayton Friday Nights event of the year will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, in Courthouse Square Park and the downtown area. Live music, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street are included in the annual series, sponsored by the Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses. This week’s musical performance is Louisiana zydeco from the Pacific Northwest by New Iberians. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or info@daytonoregon.org.

Music festival: The sixth annual Walnut City Music Festival takes place from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, and 1:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Lower City Park, McMinnville. Friday’s musicians are Bootleg Jam, McDougall, the Mondegreens, Kuinka, the Stone Foxes. Saturday’s musicians are Manitoba Road Crew, Sarah Parson (of Lower 48), Scratchdog Stringband, Erisy Watt, Ben Rice, Ivory Deville, Marty O'Reilly & the Old Soul Orchestra, the Helio Sequence. Local wines and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. No outside food and drinks; bring water bottles to fill at the filling station free of charge. No pets. Tickets cost $20-$30; children under 12, free. For more information, call 503-857-6494 or visit www.walnutcitymusicfest.org.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 1

Half marathon: The Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon and Race Expo is set for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 1 and 2, in downtown Carlton. The expo is set from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and the race begins at 7 a.m. Saturday. For more information, visit www.motivrunning.com/oregon-wine-country-halfmarathon/or email oregonwinecountryhalf@motivsports.com.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 6

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

Community theater: Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents “Footloose” at 7:30 p.m.  Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7 and 8, with a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Sept. 9, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show will continue each weekend through Sept. 29. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

Book sale: The McMinnville Public Library Friends of the Library is holding a book sale to raise money for the library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Most books are priced for $1 or less. For more information, contact Ken Carter at 916-524-8145 or eoghnri@hotmail.com.

Crush festival: Carlton Crush is set for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, in Lower Wennerberg Park, 1003 W. Grant St. The festival includes a grape stomping team competition, vendors and artists market. For more information, visit www.carltoncrush.com or call Terry McIntyre at 971-237-1045. 

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 9

Vintage baseball: The Yamhill County Historical Society is holding its annual Vintage Base Ball event at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Admission is free. For more information, contact Dave Rucker at 503-472-2842 or drucker@hotmail.com.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 14

Community theater: Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents “Footloose” at 7:30 p.m.  Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 and 15, with a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Sept. 16, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show will continue each weekend through Sept. 29. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15

Quilt show: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting “Treasures in the Attic” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. More than 120 quilts will be on display, along with items from vintage and collectible vendors and a vintage market. The event includes an appraisal fair; there is a $5 fee requested for each appraisal. There will be live music and food. Admission is $5. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 21

Community theater: Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents “Footloose” at 7:30 p.m.  Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21 and 22, with a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Sept. 23, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show will continue each weekend through Sept. 29. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 27

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28

Community theater: Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents the season’s final performance of “Footloose” at 7:30 p.m.  Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 4

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 11. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 11

Farmers market: The final day of this season’s McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, on First and Cowls streets. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

Community theater: Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents “The God Game” at 7:30 p.m.  Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12 and 13, with a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Oct. 14, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show will continue each weekend through Nov. 3. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 19

Community theater: Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents “The God Game” at 7:30 p.m.  Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19 and 20, with a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Oct. 21, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show will continue each weekend through Nov. 3. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 26

Community theater: Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents “The God Game” at 7:30 p.m.  Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, with a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Oct. 28, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show will continue each weekend through Nov. 3. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 27

Halloween tour: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting “A Night at the Museum: Halloween Tour” from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $5 for each car. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842.

Auction fundraiser: The Juliette’s House Child Abuse Intervention Center is holding its annual auction fundraiser, “Celebrate the Children,” from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. Tickets are $90 per person; table reservations for parties of eight are available. The event includes a buffet dinner, raffle, no-host bar, live music, and silent and live auctions. For more information, contact Francine Fiore at 503-687-1313 or francine@julietteshouse.org.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 2

Community theater: Gallery Theater in McMinnville presents the season’s final performance of “The God Game” at 7:30 p.m.  Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

Book sale: The McMinnville Public Library Friends of the Library is holding a book sale to raise money for the library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Most books are priced for $1 or less. For more information, contact Ken Carter at 916-524-8145 or eoghnri@hotmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 9

Veterans display: The Yamhill County Historical Society will present a special Veterans Day display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The exhibit will honor the veterans of Yamhill County and will feature veterans’ memorabilia, antique vehicles and agricultural machine display. Admission is free and open to the public. Donations are accepted. For more information, call Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842, or e-mail events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 1

Holiday bazaar: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting its 9th annual Handmade Holidays Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 and 2, at the heritage center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. There will be over 50 vendors and local artist will be displaying their handmade items, a silent auction, music and food. Admission is free with a food donation to benefit YCAP. Donations to the heritage center are also accepted. For more information, call Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 Space camp: The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is holding “Incredible Edibles in Space,” a program for children ages 7-13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Children will learn all about the wonders of food in space as they build a solar oven. The day camp costs $50 or $40 for members. ...
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