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THURSDAY, APRIL 17

Linfield theater: Linfield students will present “The Importance of Being Earnest,” a farce, at 7:30 p.m.  Thursday and Friday, April 17 and 18 and Wednesday through Saturday, April 23-26, in Marshall Theatre, Ford Hall, Linfield College. Tickets cost $9, $7 for seniors, $5 students. For more information or tickets, call 503-883-2292 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts. 

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 18

Writing contest: The Arts Alliance of Yamhill County will hold an awards ceremony for Paper Gardens, its annual writing contest, and winners will read their work at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Chemeketa Community College, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.artsallianceyamhillco.org.

Gallery play: Gallery Theater will present the musical “I Love You Because” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday through April 19, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $14, $12 for students and ages 62 and older. For tickets or more information about the modern-day love story, visit www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.

Linfield theater: Linfield students will present “The Importance of Being Earnest,” a farce, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, and Wednesday through Saturday, April 23-26, in Marshall Theatre, Ford Hall, Linfield College. Tickets cost $9, $7 for seniors, $5 students, $2 discount on opening night. For more information or tickets, call 503-883-2292 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts. 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 19

Kiwanis breakfast: Walnut City Kiwanis will serve its annual breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at the McMinnville Senior Center, 2250 N.E. McDaniel Lane, adjacent to 10 a.m. egg hunt in Wortman Park. Mac Hi Key Club will help serve pancakes, eggs, ham and beverages. Cost is $6, $3 for ages 4-12. For more information, call 503-472-5717 or 503-434-2927.

Grange breakfast: The McMinnville Grange will raise money for the state convention with an open house and pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 19, at 1700 S.W. Old Sheridan Road, McMinnville. Breakfast includes pancakes, ham, eggs and beverage for $5 for ages 6 and older. For more information, call Ed Thurston at 503-835-5112 or e-mail dthurston9@gmail.com.

Writing festival: The Terroir Creative Writing Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in the main building, Yamhill Valley campus, Chemeketa Community College, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The event includes workshops, speakers, readings, books signings and an open mike. Cost is $55, $45 for students seventh grade and above or ages 65 and older, payable by cash or check. Register at 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact Lisa Weidman at lisaw@linfield.edu or 503-583-1122.

 ‘Green’ construction: Cellar Ridge Construction and Parr Lumber will hold the fifth annual La Casa Verde from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in the Granary District, 755 N.E. Alpine Ave., McMinnville. The festival will offer information on green and sustainable practices for daily life. Admission is free. For more information, contact Zack Geary at zgeary@cellarridge.com or 503-560-0617.

Egg hunts: Many local Easter egg hunts are held on the Saturday before Easter, April 19, this year. They include the following: 10 a.m. at Joel Perkins Park in Lafayette, Lafayette Community Church; 10 a.m. at the west end of Wortman Park, McMinnville, Lions Club; 10 a.m. Beulah Park, Yamhill, with Easter Bunny, Homesteaders 4-H; 10 a.m. at Life Care Center of McMinnville, 1309 N.E. 27th St.

Earth Day: Miller Woods will hold its annual Earth Day celebration from 10:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at 15580 N.W. Orchard View Road, McMinnville. The event will include building bird nest boxes, native plant sales, free trail hikes for all ages and a presentation using live birds of prey. Some events have limited space. For more information or for reservations, call Julie or Jessica at 503-472-6403.

Easter Bunny: The Easter Bunny will arrive by helicopter, followed by an egg hunt, crafts and petting zoo from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Evergreen Chapel and oak grove, off Highway 18, McMinnville. Cost is $10; preregistration is required to reservations@sprucegoose.org. For more information, call 503-434-4185.

Library tea: The McMinnville Library Foundation will hold a Booklovers’ Tea at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. The event, which was postponed because of the February snowstorm, will include tea with sandwiches and scones, a reading by author Heather Sharfeddin, live music and door prizes. Tickets cost $25, $18 for ages younger than 12. For more information, call Thea Evenstad at 503-435-5562.

 Downtown Mac: The McMinnville Downtown Association organizes an Art & Wine Walk from 4 to 8 p.m. the third Saturday of each month. Participating vendors host artists and offer wine-tasting along Northeast Third Street. For more information, call 503-472-3605 or visit www.downtownmcminnville.com.

Kellie Pickler: Country star Kellie Pickler will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Spirit Mountain Casino, 27100 S.W. Salmon River Highway, Grand Ronde. Tickets cost $20 to $40. For more information, call 503-879-2350 or visit www.spiritmountain.com.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 22

Movie themes: The Linfield College Concert Band will present “Linfield Concert Band Goes to the Movies” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in Melrose Hall’s Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. For more information on the free concert, contact Shelly Sanderlin at ssander@linfield.edu or 503-883-2275.

Bird documentary: The Yamhill Watershed Stewardship Fund will show a free documentary, “The Ordinary Extraordinary Junco,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at Third Street Pizza, 433 N.E. Third St., McMinnville, in celebration of Earth Day. For more information, contact Patricia Farrell at ywsf08@yahoo.com or 503-330-2923.

Earth Day: An Earth Day celebration will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the plaza between the Chehalem Cultural Center and Newberg Public Library in Newberg. There will be activities for children including a recycled putting course, bike rodeo, crafts, planting projects and more. Plant sales, a drum circle, public art dedication, a compost giveaway, educational activities and other events will take place. For more information, call 503-538-8321.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23

MacReads discussion: David Sumner of Linfield College will lead a free book discussion on “Shards” by Ismet Prcic at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at The Old Oak pub, 326 N.E. Davis St., McMinnville. The book is this year’s MacReads selection for community-wide reading and discussion. For more information, contact Thea Evenstad at libref@ci.mcminnville.or.us or 503-435-5562.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 24

Shakespeare’s birthday: In honor of William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, Willamette Shakespeare and the Chehalem Cultural Center will present a panel discussing why the plays are still relevant. The free event will include wine and light refreshments. For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Caleb Thurston at 503-487-6883.

Newberg concert: Leonard Barry will perform Irish music on the Uilleann pipes with Johnny B. Connolly at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Newberg Music Center, 514 E. First St. Tickets cost $10; for reservations, call 503-537-2196.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 25

Newberg play: Chehalem Players Repertory will perform “Back of the Throat” by Yussef El Guindi at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays, April 25 through May 4 at the Newberg Masonic Lodge, 402 E. Sheridan St. Tickets cost $10-$20 plus fees. For more information, call 971-264-9409 or visit chehalemplayersrep.org.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 26

Run, walk: McMinnville Montessori School will hold a Discover Spring 5K/10K run and walk, kids’ fun run and wellness fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Discovery Meadows Park, 1300 S.W. Cypress St., McMinnville. Cost is $32, $15 for ages younger than 18, $10 for kids fun run at 10:30, including T-shirts. For more information, call Tanya Tompkins at 503-434-5081 or visit www.discoverspring.com.

Plant sale: Master Gardeners will hold its annual plant fair and sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds, 2070 N.E. Lafayette Ave., McMinnville. Sales of thousands of ornamental and vegetable plants includes free soil pH testing, a plant help clinic, plant selection assistance and vendor booths. Patrons are asked to bring their own boxes. For more information, call the OSU Extension Service at 503-434-7517or e-mail yamhillmg@orst.edu.

Child safety: Juliette’s House will hold its 16th annual Safe Kids Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 pm. Saturday, April 26, at Juliette’s House Child Abuse Intervention Center, 1075 S.W. Cedarwood Ave., McMinnville. Free safety information, bicycle rodeo, bike helmets, games, activities and giveaways will be available. Local, low-cost food will be sold. For more information, contact 503-687-1313 or francine@julietteshouse.com.

CASA auction: Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold its sixth annual Voices for Children Auction and dinner from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. The event includes live music and silent and live auctions. Admission is $65 including appetizers, dinner, dessert and wine. For more information, visit yccasa.org or call 503-434-6668.

Linfield recital: Senior Joe Komarek will perform a recital of his compositions at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian Bull Music Center at Linfield College. For more information on the free recital, contact Shelly Sanderlin at ssander@linfield.edu or 503-883-2275.

Preparedness fundraiser: The Yamhill-Carlton Disaster Preparedness Group will hold a scrap metal and recyclable materials drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Yamhill Fire Station on South Olive Street. Metal, plastics, and electronics will be recycled, and profits will pay for emergency power for key service providers after disasters. For more information, e-mail jaydisbrow@cityofyamhill.com.

Rummage sale: A rummage and bake sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Sheridan United Methodist Church, 234 N. Bridge St. Money raised goes to local and international projects. For more information, contact Laura Porter at 503-843-3859.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 27

Pig roast: The Lafayette Citizens Fund will roast a pig to raise money for children’s projects from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Lafayette Community Center, 133 Adams St. Cost is $8, $15 for a couple. A raffle, including a TV and Chinook Winds Casino package, will also be held. For more information, contact Linda Lyon at 503-864-4539.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 28

Concert reading: The Linfield Theater Program will present a free concert reading of English playwright Fin Kennedy’s “Broken Stones” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 28, in Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall. For more information, call 503-883-2802.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 1

Newberg play: Valley Repertory Theatre will perform “Barefoot in the Park” by Neil Simon at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, May 1-18, in the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. Tickets for the romantic comedy cost $8.75-$15; Thursdays are pay-what-you-will. For tickets or more information, call 971-832-9202 or visit valleyrep.org.

MacReads: Author Ismet Prcic will discuss “Shards” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The book is this year’s MacReads selection. For more information on the free lecture, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 2

Gallery play: Gallery Theater will present “The Secret Garden” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sundays, May 2-24, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $16, $14 for students and ages 62 and older. For tickets or more information based on the novel by the same name, visit www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.

Senior center: The McMinnville Senior Center will hold An Evening of Enchantment at 5 p.m. Friday, May 2, at 2250 N.E. McDaniel Lane. The event includes live music, silent art auction, appetizers and a multi-course dinner. Tickets cost $35. For tickets or more information, call 503-435-0407.

Home, garden: Spirit Mountain Casino will hold its free Home & Garden Show Friday through Sunday, May 2-4 at 27100 S.W. Salmon River Highway, Grand Ronde. Hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 503-879-2350 or visit www.spiritmountain.com.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 3

Hawaiian celebration: Linfield College students will present the 42nd annual luau at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in Rutschman Fieldhouse and Wilson Gymnasium. The Hawaiian celebration includes an authentic dinner and live performances. Tickets cost $25, $28 for reserved seats, $20 for ages 60 and older, $18 for students, $10-$15 older than 3. For more information or tickets, visit www.linfieldtickets.com.

Champoeg: Champoeg State Heritage Area will hold its annual Founders Day on Saturday, May 3. For more information, call Kim Martin or Kate Demlow at 503-678-1251, ext. 222.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 4

World premiere: The Linfield Concert Choir will present a free concert, including a commissioned world premiere by composer Gabriel Jackson, at 4 pm. Sunday, May 4, in Melrose Hall’s Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. For more information on the free Lacroute Art Series event, contact Shelly Sanderlin at ssander@linfield.edu or 503-883-2275.

Hunger walk: The CROP Hunger Walk activities will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the intramural field at Linfield College, 900 S.E. Baker St., McMinnville. There will be music, a hunger awareness fair and games. The walk begins at 2:30 p.m. with a one mile and 5K routes. The event, sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church, will raise money for the hungry by pledges and donations with 25 percent going to the local Salvation Army’s food bank and the remainder for international hunger relief agencies and Church World Services. For more information, contact Bonnie Churchwell at bechurch@hotmail.com or 503-472-3975.

Newberg breakfast: The Newberg Fire Department will hold its 24th annual pancake breakfast from 6:30 to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at 414 E. Second St. The all-you-can-eat breakfast raises money for the station’s Toy and Joy program. Cost is $7, $5 seniors, $3 ages 6 to 12. For more information, call 503-537-1230.

 

MONDAY, MAY 5

Author reading: Aimee Phan will discuss her book, “The Reeducation of Cherry Truong” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 5, in Nicholson Library, Linfield College. For more information on the free event, call Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 8

Lincoln conference: A conference on “The Political Thought of Abraham Lincoln” will be held Thursday through Saturday, May 8-10, in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. Seven Lincoln scholars from across the country will give lectures on Lincoln, the Civil War and the political thought of the era. All events are free. For more information, call Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 9

Linfield dance: A free Dance Showcase will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10, in Melrose Hall’s Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. For more information on the free event, contact Shelly Sanderlin at ssander@linfield.edu or 503-883-2275.

Carnival, auction: Amity Parents and Teachers Together will hold a carnival and silent auction from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Amity Elementary School, 300 Rice Lane. Wristbands allowing unlimited access to all games and activities cost $7 in advance, $5 after two are purchased, $10 at the carnival. Dinner of pulled pork sandwiches or two chicken drumsticks and trimmings costs $5. Soda and raffle tickets will be sold. For more information, contact Cassie Graham at vicepresident@amityapatt.com or 503-560-4871.

Track meet: The Hershey Company will hold a local track and field meet for youth from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Willamina High School’s track, 1100 Oaken Hills Drive. Girls and boys age 14 and younger may compete in softball throw, standing long jump, 100 meter relay and races at 50, 100, 200, 400 800 and 1,600 meters. Ages 9-14 may qualify for the June 8 state games. Entry is free. For more information and preregistration, visit www.hersheystrackandfield.com or contact Heather Hughes at willaminatrackandfield@hotmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 10

Library sale: Friends of McMinnville Public Library will offer books for $1 or less from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in the Carnegie Room, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information about the second-Saturday sale in odd-numbered months, call Ken Carter at 503-883-9147.

Will Hoge: Grammy-nominated Will Hoge will perform country and rock ’n’ roll at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde. Tickets cost $10-$15; visit www.spiritmountain.com or call 503-879-2350. 

 

SUNDAY, MAY 11

Linfield recital: Senior Zach Gulaboff Davis, will perform on piano at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 11, in the recital hall in Bull Music Center, Linfield College. For more information on the free recital, contact Shelly Sanderlin at ssander@linfield.edu or 503-883-2275.

 

MONDAY, MAY 12

Biology lecture: Biology professor Mike Roberts will present his last lecture before retirement from Linfield College at 7 p.m. Monday, May 12, in 105 Murdock Hall. For more information on the free event, contact Debbie Harmon Ferry at a503-883-2607 or dharmon@linfield.edu.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14

Linfield theater: “Springfest: Student-Directed Theatre Shorts” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, May 14-17, in Marshall Theatre, Ford Hall, Linfield College. Tickets cost $5 online or at the box office, $3 for students. For more information, call 503-883-2292 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts. 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 15

Linfield recital: The Linfield College Music Department will present a free chamber recital at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 15, in the recital hall, Bull Music Center. For more information on the free recital, contact Shelly Sanderlin at ssander@linfield.edu or 503-883-2275.

UFO Festival: The 15th annual Alien Daze and UFO Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday, May 15-18, in downtown McMinnville. The event includes an Alien on a Lamp Post Contest, speakers each day, an MDA Landing Party on Friday night at the US Bank Plaza, an Abduction Dash over a one-mile obstacle course at 12:45 Saturday, alien costume parade at 2 p.m. Saturday, an alien pet costume contest at Buchanan Cellers at 4 p.m. Saturday, movies, video contest, a live radio broadcast, music, a costume ball and vendor booths. For more information, visit www.downtownmcminnville.com or www.ufofest.com.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 16

Linfield jazz: The Linfield College Music Department will present a free jazz night at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, in Melrose Hall’s Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. For more information, contact Shelly Sanderlin at ssander@linfield.edu or 503-883-2275.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 17

Rummage sale: McMinnville Playschool, a parent cooperative, will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the parking lot at First Federal, 118 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. For more information, call 503-435-0903.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 18

Opera concert: The Linfield College Music Department will present a free Opera Workshop performance at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18, in Melrose Hall’s Ice Auditorium. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 20

Linfield recital: Musical honors students at Linfield College will present a free recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, in the recital halls, Bull Music Center. For more information, contact Shelly Sanderlin at ssander@linfield.edu or 503-883-2275.

Automobile talk: Ted Niedermeyer will give a pub talk on “The Second Century of Car: How Everything You Know about Automobiles is Changing” for McMinnville City Club at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, in McMenamins, 310 N.E. Evans St., McMiInnville. Admission is $5 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.maccityclub.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21

Linfield cabaret: The Linfield College Music Department will present a free musical theater cabaret at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall. For more information, contact Shelly Sanderlin at ssander@linfield.edu or 503-883-2275.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 24

Gardening information: Slow Food Yamhill County will present a free program on Growing Food in Your Own Back Yard at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24, in the Carnegie Room at McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Speakers will offer tips on garden tools, watering, fertilizing, gardening in small spaces and seven easy plants to grow. For more information, contact Peder Kittelson at peder@nwfood.net or 253-468-2028.

Boat racing: The annual Memorial Day Boat Races will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, at Rogers Landing on the Willamette River, at the end of River Street in Newberg. The event also includes antique motor display and race, 80-mph tunnel boats and snack stand. Spectator admission and shuttle is free. For more information, visit www.columbiaoutboard.org.

Muleskinners: Oregon Mule Skinners will hold its annual Trail Ride from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25, at Flying M Ranch, Yamhill. Tickets cost $5, five for $20, including prize drawings. Day use costs $5 per vehicle and $3 per horse, camping costs $17 a night plus $3 a horse. Breakfasts will be available. For more information, contact Gary Marshall at 503-435-8119 or marshallg27@comcast.net.

Wine tasting: Willamette Valley Wineries Association will holds its annual Memorial Weekend in Wine Country from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Monday, May 24-26, at 150 wineries and tasting rooms across the Yamhill Valley. For more information, visit www.willamettewines.com.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 5

Carlton theater: The Carlton School Theatre, a part of the Yamhill-Carlton drama department, will present its 23rd annual production of Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.” by students in grades 1-8 at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 5, and with a dinner theater at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, at the elementary school, 420 S. Third St., Carlton. Cost to attend on Thursday is $5 for adults and $3 for children age 7 and over and the dinner theater ranges from $15 to $25. For more information, contact Brenda Longton at longtonb@ycschools.org or 503-852-7161.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 12

Sheridan festival: Sheridan Days will be held Thursday through Sunday, June 12-15. The event includes a carnival all four days; a chicken barbecue, an art show, vendors and museum tours Friday through Sunday; a junior parade on Friday; an all-high-school reunion on Friday and Saturday; and a pancake breakfast, motorcycle show, grand parade and Honored Court Tea on Saturday. For more information, visit www.sheridandays.com.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

Car show: Osprey Court will hold a free Father’s Day Car Show with live music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at 320 S.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. For more information, call Joeda Simonson at 503-472-3509.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 20

Cancer fundraiser: McMinnville will hold its Relay for Life starting at 6 p.m. Friday, June 20, at Patton Middle School, 1175 N.E. 19th St. Events include luminaria tributes and participants walking the track for donations. Teams hold fundraisers before the event. For more information, visit www.relayforlife.org.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 21

Car show: A car show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Spirit Mountain Casino, 27100 S.W. Salmon River Highway, Grand Ronde. Admission is free. For more information, call 503-879-2350 or visit www.spiritmountain.com.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 22

Garden tour: McMinnville Garden Club will hold its 14th annual Tour and Faire on Sunday, June 22. The free fair is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Northeast Third and Cowls streets, downtown McMinnville, and the Bountiful Gardens tour is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The club requests $10 for the tour, to fund scholarships and community garden projects. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.mcminnvillegardenclub.org or call Rosemary Vertregt at 503-472-7265.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 27

Carlton festival: The annual Carlton Fun Days will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 27 and 28. There will be a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, vendors, free children’s games, a pancake breakfast and other activities in upper Wennerberg Park. For more information, call Carlton City Hall at 503-852-5559.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 28

Herman’s Hermits: Herman’s Hermits, starring Peter Noone and with Mickey Dolenz as guest, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Spirit Mountain Casino, 27100 S.W. Salmon River Highway, Grand Ronde. Tickets cost start at $25. For more information, call 503-879-2350 or visit www.spiritmountain.com.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 8

Evening concert: Randy Linder’s Tribute to Credence Clearwater Revival band will open the 30th annual summer concert series for McMinnville Parks & Rec at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at the Linfield College green, corner of Linfield Avenue and Founder’s Way. Pets, alcohol and tobacco are prohibited at this free event. For more information, call Janet Adams at 503-434-7369 or visit www.ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 15

Evening concert: Incendio will perform for the 30th annual summer concert series for McMinnville Parks & Rec at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at the Linfield College green, corner of Linfield Avenue and Founder’s Way. Pets, alcohol and tobacco are prohibited at this free event. For more information, call Janet Adams at 503-434-7369 or visit www.ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 18

Music festival: The third annual Wildwood MusicFest & Campout will be held from 3 p.m. Friday, July 18, to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at Roshambo ArtFarm, 22900 S.W. Pittman Road, Sheridan. Tickets cost $65 plus fees before May 1, then $80. Day passes cost $30 for Friday, $45 for Saturday for ages older than 12. Camping costs $10 per person for ages older than 12 for both nights. For more information, visit www.wildwoodmusicfest.com.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 25

Casino music: Bret Michaels will perform his Life Rocks tour at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at Spirit Mountain Casino, 27100 S.W. Salmon River Highway, Grand Ronde. Tickets cost $25 to $50. For more information, call 503-879-2350 or visit www.spiritmountain.com.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 29

Evening concert: New Iberians will play for the 30th annual summer concert series for the McMinnville Parks & Recreation District at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the Linfield College green, corner of Linfield Avenue and Founder’s Way. Pets, alcohol and tobacco are prohibited at this free event. For more information, call Janet Adams at 503-434-7369 or visit www.ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

County fair: The Yamhill County Fair will be held at the fairgrounds Wednesday, July 30, to Saturday, Aug. 2, to include a professional rodeo, carnival, exhibits, livestock auction, demolition derby and live music. Performing at 9 p.m. the Eli Young Band on Wednesday, Joe Diffie on Thursday, John Michael Montgomery on Friday and Quiet Riot on Saturday. Admission is $10, $5 for ages 5-12; season tickets cost $20, $7.50 for ages 5-12. For more information, call 503-434-7524.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 2

Casino concert: Michael McDonald and Toto will appear in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Spirit Mountain Casino, 27100 S.W. Salmon River Highway, Grand Ronde. Tickets start at $40. For more information, call 503-879-2350 or visit www.spiritmountain.com.

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 5

Evening concert: Trixie and The Nasties will play for the 30th annual summer concert series for the McMinnville Parks & Recreation District at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Linfield College green, corner of Linfield Avenue and Founder’s Way. Pets, alcohol and tobacco are prohibited at this free event. For more information, call Janet Adams at 503-434-7369 or visit www.ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 12

Evening concert: The Ben Rice Band will play for the 30th annual summer concert series for the McMinnville Parks & Recreation District at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Linfield College green, corner of Linfield Avenue and Founder’s Way. Pets, alcohol and tobacco are prohibited at this free event. For more information, call Janet Adams at 503-434-7369 or visit www.ci.mcminnville.or.us. 

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 16

Historical harvesting: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center will hold its annual Harvest Fest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17, at 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The event includes vintage farm equipment, animals, oat harvesting, threshing, hands-on activities for children, petting zoo, agricultural and historical demonstrations and food. There will be a tractor parade at 1 p.m. Admission is $5, free for ages 12 and younger. For more information, contact Pam Watts at pwatts@onlinemac.com or 503-434-0490 or visit www.yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 5

Gallery play: Gallery Theater will present “Cinderella, A British Pantomime” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 5-27, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $16, $14 for students and ages 62 and older. For tickets or more information, visit www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 7

YES fundraiser: The Yamhill Enrichment Society will hold its fourth annual fundraiser, Bounty of the County, at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Sokol Blosser Winery on Highway 99W near Dayton. Local chefs will prepare a gourmet meal with local farm products and wine. The event includes live musicians and a wall of wine for sales. Tickets cost $150; call 503-883-9654 or e-mail yamhillenrichmentsociety@gmail.com. 

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 13

Carlton festival: The Carlton Business Association will hold its annual Carlton Crush Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, in downtown Carlton and upper city park off Main Street. The free event includes adult beverages made locally and donated to benefit the Carlton food bank, grape stomps for adults and children, barrel rolling and wine thief relay races, a watermelon eating contest, live entertainment, a magician, helicopter rides, food and midway games for kids. For more information, visit www.carltoncrush.com or call Patrick Swanick at 216-533-6968..

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19

Newberg Early Bird Rotary will hold its third annual Oktoberfest from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Memorial Park at the corner of Fifth and Blaine streets, Newberg. The event includes a parade with draft horses, live entertainment, dancing, beer, wine, German inspired dishes and games for all ages. Admission of $8 includes one beer. For more information, visit www.newbergoktoberfest.com.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 17

Gallery play: Gallery Theater will present “You Can’t Take It With You” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 17-Nov. 8, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost  $14, $12 for students and ages 62 and older. For tickets or more information about the madcap classic, visit www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 28

Gallery play: Gallery Theater will present “A Miracle on 34th Street” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 28-Dec. 20, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $16, $14 for students and ages 62 and older. For tickets or more information based on the classic Christmas novel and movie by the same name, visit www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 7

Mayor’s ball: The annual Mayor’s Charity Ball for Kids on the Block will be held Saturday, Feb. 7. For more information, visit www.mayorsball.com.


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