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WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

Reading performance: Dancers from Hamel Dance Academy will perform at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. The event is part of the McMinnville Public Library’s free summer reading program for families, with performances scheduled each Wednesday through July 27. For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 28

Plaza concert: Cedar Teeth will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, corner of Third and Davis streets, McMinnville, as part of the Concerts on the Plaza series held each Thursday through Aug. 11. A donation of $5 is suggested. For more information, visit www.downtownmcminnville.com/concerts-on-the-plaza-series.com.

Old-fashioned fest: The Newberg Old Fashioned Festival will take place Thursday, July 28, through Sunday, July 31, at Memorial Park, 411 S. Howard St., Newberg. There will be a children’s parade, a grand parade, carnival, vendors, dog show, car show and more. For more information, visit newbergoldfashionedfestival.com.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 29

Dayton celebration: Dayton’s Old Timers Weekend will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 29, at Courthouse Square Park. The parade begins at 6 p.m., followed by the senior court coronation. There will also be food, vendors, a car show and live music by the Second Winds Community Traditional Jazz Band. The Dayton Fire District’s annual Old Timers Weekend Chicken Barbecue will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 31, in the covered area of the park, 402 Third St. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org.

Pinot noir celebration: The 30th annual International Pinot Noir Celebration will begin Friday, July 29, and run through Sunday, July 31, at Linfield College. For more information, call 800-775-4762 or visit info@ipnc.org.

Amity movie: The city of Amity and Amity Downtown Improvement Group are sponsoring “Summer fun in the Park” with a movie showing at dusk each Friday from July 29, through Aug. 12, at the Amity City Park, 316 Enos St. This week the featured movie is Zootopia. For more information, contact Caralyn Miller at 503-857-5797.

Art explosion: The McMinnville Public Library is sponsoring an art program from 10 to 10:30 a.m. each Friday in July, in the Carnegie Room, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. This free program is open to children ages 4 to 8. For more information, contact Becky at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 30

Car wash: Freelin-Wade and the Yamhill County CASA program are holding a car wash fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at the parking lot, First Federal, 118 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. All proceeds will benefit CASA. For more information, contact Rachel Rosenstiel at 503-434-5561 ext. 242.

  

SUNDAY, JULY 31

Band concert: The Newberg Community Band will be performing at 2 p.m. Sunday and Monday, July 31, and Aug. 1, at Memorial Park, 411 S. Howard St., Newberg. Some selections from the performance will include marches, a Big Band medley, The Lion King, Home Stretch and the Saints’ Hallelujah. Admission is free. For more information, contact Marilyn Godfrey at 971-208-6220 or visit www.newbergcommnuityband.com.

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 2

Concert series: The 32nd annual Summer Concert Series continues Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Linfield Green, at the corner of Linfield Avenue and Founders’ Way, McMinnville. Folk band The Junebugs will perform from 7 to 8:45 p.m. The series is free and open to the public. Pets, alcohol and tobacco are prohibited. For more information, contact Janet Adams at 503-434-7369 or janet.adams@McMinnvilleOregon.gov.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3

Fair & rodeo: The Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo will run from Wednesday, Aug. 3, through Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Fairgrounds, 2070 N.E. Lafayette Ave. McMinnville. Activities include concerts, demolition derby, a carnival and more. For more information, visit www.co.yamhill.or.us/fair.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 4

Plaza concert: The Jackalope Saints will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, corner of Third and Davis streets, McMinnville, as part of the Concerts on the Plaza series held each Thursday through Aug. 11. A donation of $5 is suggested. For more information, visit www.downtownmcminnville.com/concerts-on-the-plaza-series.com.

Coloring night: The McMinnville Public Library and the Bitter Monk are sponsoring a coloring night for adults at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Bitter Monk Tap Room, 250 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. The library will provide the coloring pages and supplies. The event is free and open to ages 21 and older with valid identification. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.  

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 5

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

Amity movie: The city of Amity and Amity Downtown Improvement Group are sponsoring “Summer fun in the Park” with a movie showing at dusk each Friday through Aug. 12, at the Amity City Park, 316 Enos St. This week the featured movie is The Good Dinosaur. For more information, contact Caralyn Miller at 503-857-5797.

Talent auditions: The McMinnville Public Library and the McMinnville Community Center are sponsoring a Summer Reading Talent Show for children ages 5 to 12 at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the community center, 600 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Auditions will be held Aug. 5; applications are available in the Children’s Services department at the library or on the library website. For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 6

Poker run: McMinnville American Legion Post 21 is sponsoring a Poker Run on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, at American Legion Post 21, 126 N.E. Atlantic St., McMinnville. $15 for fisrt hand and $10 each additional hand. Register before August 6, and receive $5 worth of raffle tickets for free. For more information, contact Bob at 503-472-3839 or BobandBeckyBer@gmail.com.

Car show: The 3C’s Auto Show & Cruise-In: Collectables, Classics and Customs will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Joe Dancer Park, 1650 E. Brooks St., McMinnville. Entry fee is $10. Eighteen trophies will be awarded in 16 categories. For more information, call event sponsor Chuck Colvin Ford-Nissan at 503-472-6129.

Plane Pull: Oregon LETR Plane Pull, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Oregon, will begin at 10 a.m. with check in at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 6, at Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Teams of five individuals, 14 years or older and with at least two women, can join together to pull an aircraft weighing approximately 35,000 pounds. There is no cost to attend. Teams are asked to raise at least $150 to participate. Teams will be provided event T-shirts and a boxed lunch. Food and beverages will be available for spectators to purchase. For more information, contact Pamela Ramsey at 503-434-2332 or pam.ramsey@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

Outdoor concert: The Newberg Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at the George Fox University amphitheater, 414 N. Meridian St., Newberg. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call Marilyn Godfrey at 971-208-6220 or visit www.newbergcommunityband.com.

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 9

Concert series: The 32nd annual Summer Concert Series concludes Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Linfield Green, at the corner of Linfield Avenue and Founders’ Way, McMinnville. Beach Boys tribute band Catch a Wave will perform from 7 to 8:45 p.m. The series is free and open to the public. Pets, alcohol and tobacco are prohibited. For more information, contact Janet Adams at 503-434-7369 or janet.adams@McMinnvilleOregon.gov.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10

Benefit concert: Local musicians will perform a fundraiser concert to support McMinnville High School junior Anna Johnson’s exchange to Brazil at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Gallery Theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Admission is $10. 

Costume party: The McMinnville Public Library is sponsoring a Star Wars party for teens ages 13 through 18 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Teens are welcome to come dressed as Star Wars characters. Games and snacks will be provided. There is no cost to attend. Space is limited. For more information, contact Kris Lutsock at 503-435-5572 or kris.lutsock@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 11

Plaza concert: Kory Quinn will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, corner of Third and Davis streets, McMinnville, as part of the Concerts on the Plaza series held each Thursday through Aug. 11. A donation of $5 is suggested. For more information, visit www.downtownmcminnville.com/concerts-on-the-plaza-series.com.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 12

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the City of Dayton and downtown Dayton businesses presents “Dayton Friday Nights” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, August 12, in downtown Dayton, at and near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free celebration will be held every Friday night until August 26 and will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

Amity movie: The city of Amity and Amity Downtown Improvement Group are sponsoring “Summer fun in the Park” with a movie showing at dusk each Friday through Aug. 12, at the Amity City Park, 316 Enos St. For the last showing, the featured movie is Inside Out. For more information, contact Caralyn Miller at 503-857-5797.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

Harvest festival: The Yamhill County Historical Society will hold its family-friendly Harvest Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The event includes a showcase of vintage farm equipment, mules harvesting a crop, a “Parade of Power” tractor parade, a working blacksmith, sawmill shops, stagecoach rides, vendors, food, music and children’s activities. Admission costs $5; free for children 12 years or younger. For more information, contact Pam Watts at 503-434-0490 or pwatts@onlinemac.com.

Air show: Rock of Ages Valley View Retirement Community will hold its 19th annual Valley View Concerts and Air Show from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at 15600 S.W. Rock of Ages Road, McMinnville. The event includes hot air balloons, a car show, remote controlled aircraft, horse and wagon rides, children’s games, a bouncy house, and gospel and bluegrass concerts. The activities and concerts are free, but donations of canned food for the food bank will be accepted. For more information, visit www.rockofagesvalleyview.com or call Sheila at 503-472-6212.

Half marathon: The Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13, beginning at Stoller Family Estate, 16161 N.E. McDougall Road, Dayton, and finishing at Ken Wright Cellars, 236 N. Kutch St., Carlton. Registration costs for the 13.1 mile course are $109 for individual, $99 for teams with six to 20 participants, $179 for a two-person relay and $275 for a “VIP experience.” For more information, visit destinationraces.com/runoregon.   

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17

Self-defense camp: The See Ya Later Foundation is sponsoring Self-Defense Kids’ Camp with McMinnville Oregon Dojo Sensei Okinawa Shuri-Te on Wednesday, Aug. 17 and Thursday, Aug. 18, at the McMinnville Oregon Dojo, 318 N.E. Third St. First through fourth grade camp is from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and fifth through eighth grade camp is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Camp fee is $25. Scholarships are available. For more information, contact Carmen Banke at 503-434-1730 or info@seeyalater.org.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 18

Coloring night: The McMinnville Public Library and the Bitter Monk are sponsoring a coloring night for adults at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Bitter Monk Tap Room, 250 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. The library will provide the coloring pages and supplies. The event is free and open to ages 21 and older with valid identification. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.  

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 19

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 20

Champions run: The See Ya Later Foundation is hosting Champions Run For Heroes, a 5K run/walk, beginning at 8 a.m. with a 7 a.m. check-in time Saturday, Aug. 20, at Joe Dancer Park, 1650 S.W. Brooks St., McMinnville. A half-mile run for children will begin at 9 a.m. A “kidszone” will be available for children. The entry fee is $30 during presale, $35 on the day of the event and $5 for the kids run and/or “kidzone” activities. Twenty percent of registration fees will benefit the McMinnville Police Department and Fire Department and the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office. For more information, contact Carmen at 503-434-1730 or info@seeyalater.org.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 26

Wine country weekend: Food and wine, hiking, yoga, hot air ballooning and horseback riding will be featured during the weekend-long “Bounty of Yamhill County,” a fundraising event for the Yamhill Enrichment Society. Kicking off the festivities is a “Winemaker Chill & Grill” from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Remy Wines, 905 N.E. 10th Ave., McMinnville. Cost: $50. For more information, visit www.bountyofyamhillcounty.com.

Dayton celebration: The Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses present Dayton Friday Nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26 near Courthouse Square Park, 402 Third St. The free events will include live musical performances, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street. For more information, contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kellyhaverkate@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 27

Winemaker dinner: Bounty of Yamhill County will hold a winemaker dinner to benefit the Yamhill Enrichment Society at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, in the Fireside Room, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, 15771 N.E. Ribbon Ridge Road, Newberg. The featured chef is Ben Shaw of Simpatica Catering. Cost is $125 per person. For more information, visit www.bountyofyamhillcounty.com/event/winemaker-dinner-penner-ash-wine-cellars.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31

Talent show: The McMinnville Public Library and the McMinnville Community Center are holding a Summer Reading Talent Show for children ages 5-12 at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the community center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Auditions will be held Aug. 5; applications are available in the Children’s Services department at the library or on the library website. For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10

Used book sale: The Friends of the McMinnville Library will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St., McMinnville. Members can shop at 9 a.m. before the sale opens. Memberships are available to purchase at the door. At 1 p.m. books can be purchased for $3 a bag. For more information, call 916-524-8147.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 11

Baseball history: The Yamhill County Historical Society will present an exhibition vintage “base ball” game, using rules from the late 1800s, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane. McMinnville. Admission is free. Donations accepted. Hot dogs and root beer floats will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Pam Watts at 503-434-0490 or pwatts@onlinemac.com.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 17

Quilt show: The Yamhill County Historical Society will hold a “Treasures in the Attic” quilt show, appraisal faire, vintage market and old iron show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Other activities include presentations and demonstrations, food, music and raffles. Cost is $5; admission is free for ages 6 and younger. For more information, contact Pam Watts at 503-434-0490 or pwatts@onlinemac.com.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 1

Dinner auction: The McMinnville Kiwanis Club’s Bids for Kids dinner and auction will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St.  

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 29

Halloween tour: The Yamhill County Historical Society is sponsoring “A Night at the Museum: Halloween Tours at the Heritage Center” from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham lane, McMinnville. Halloween themed tours of the museum, activities and refreshments will be available. Children need to be accompanied by adults. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted. For more information, contact Pam Watts at 503-434-0490 or pwatts@onlinemac.com.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 12

Used book sale: The Friends of the McMinnville Library will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St., McMinnville. Members can shop at 9 a.m. before the sale opens. Memberships are available to purchase at the door. At 1 p.m. books can be purchased for $3 a bag. For more information, call 916-524-8147.

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

Holiday bazaar: The Yamhill County Historical Society is holding its Handmade Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The bazaar will feature more than 50 craft vendors and local artists, a silent auction, decorated tree auction, music, food and tours of the decorated museum. Admission is free with a food donation. For more information, contact Pam Watts at 503-434-0490 or pwatts@onlinemac.com.

 

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