WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1
Biggest Turkey: A free kick-off party for the Biggest Turkey candidates will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Grain Station Brew Works, 755 N.E. Alpine Ave., McMinnville. The seven candidates will be supporting local nonprofits. For more information, call Jessica Payne at 503-434-2942.
Artist reception: Portland artist Karl Burkheimer will give a talk at the opening of his exhibit, “Not It,” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the Linfield Gallery in Miller Center on Linfield College’s Keck campus. For more information, call 503-883-2804 or visit www.linfield.edu/art/gallery-now.html.
Wine lecture: Susan Sokol Blosser will speak and sign copies of her new book, “Letting Go,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at 222 Day Hall at Linfield College. For more information on the free Wine Lectures series event, call 503-883-2218.
THURSDAY, APRIL 2
Linfield lecture: History professor Blake Slonecker of Washington’s Heritage University will present “We are Marshall Bloom: Sexuality, Suicide and the Collective Memory of the Sixties” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in 219 Day Hall at Linfield College. For more information on the free lecture, call 503-883-2696.
Prose: Local author Lisa Ohlen-Harris will read excerpts of her work, followed by an open mike, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the Velvet Monkey, 406 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. For more information about the free event, contact Courtney Terry at email@example.com or 503-435-5554.
Dundee history: The Dundee Women’s Club will conclude its series on Dundee history with “The Yamhill River Pleistocene Project” at 7 p.m. April 2, at the Dundee Community Center, 1026 Highway 99W. For more information, visit www.dundeecommunitycenter.org.
FRIDAY, APRIL 3
Interactive theater: Hand2Mouth will perform acclaimed “Pep Talk” at 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, April 3, in Ford Hall’s Marshall Theatre at Linfield College. The performance presents four coaches exploring the power of the pep talk to motivate people to act toward their goals. Admission is free. For more information, call 503-883-2802.
Musical theater: The Linfield College Music Department will present “Liederabend,” a musical cabaret, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, in the lounge of Riley Hall. For more information on the free recital, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.
SATURDAY, APRIL 4
Pancake breakfast: Walnut City Kiwanis and Mac High Key Club will serve their annual pancake breakfast in conjunction with Easter egg hunts from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at McMinnville Senior Center, 2250 McDaniel Lane. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs and ham. The cost is $6, $3 for ages 4-12. For more information, call Jan Coleman at 503-435-9382 or 503-472-0283.
Egg hunts at 10 a.m.: The Easter Bunny will host the following egg hunts on Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m.: Amity City Park, ages 8 and younger, Amity Fire Department; hosted by Wennerberg Park, Carlton, New Carlton Fire District; Dayton Courthouse Square, grades three and younger, FFA; Joel Perkins Park, Lafayette, Lafayette Community Church; Oak Grove at Linfield College, McMinnville, ages 10 and younger, Linfield Alumni and residence halls; Sheridan City Park, ages 4-12, Chamber of Commerce; Beulah Park, Yamhill, up to age 10, Homesteaders 4-H Club; Deer Meadow Assisted Living, 1350 S. Main St., Sheridan, ages 12 and younger, other activities for all ages; McMinnville Covenant Church, 2155 N.W. Second St; Wortman Park, McDaniel Lane, McMinnville, McMinnville Lions Club. All hunts are free. Bring your own basket and arrive at least 15 minutes early.
Egg hunts at other times: At 9 a.m., Glen Larkins Field, Willamina, ages 12 and younger, hosted by Willamina High School. At 10:30 a.m. Dayton Grade School, fourth- through sixth-graders, FFA. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., an Easter carnival, Yamhill County Fairgrounds, McMinnville, up to age 12, Living Waters Free Methodist Church. All hunts are free. Bring your own basket and arrive at least 15 minutes early.
Farmers markets: Two local farmers markets operate on Saturdays. The Farmers Market at the McMinnville Grange is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1700 S.W. Old Sheridan Road; for more information, call 503-843-1594. The Granary Marketplace is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at 755 N. Alpine St., McMinnville; for more information, call 503-435-8417.
TUESDAY, APRIL 7
Hillside lectures: Hillside Retirement will offer four lectures on “Brain Play” at 2 p.m. Tuesdays in April (except for the lecture April 28, which starts at 3 p.m.) in the Activity Room at Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. On April 7, Kay Livesay of Linfield College will speak on brain training for long-term cognitive functioning. On April 14, Larry Sherman of OHSU will speak on the need for music. On April 21, McMinnville naturalist and author Laura McMasters will speak about the benefits of exposing children to nature. On April 28, Anton Belov of Linfield and pianist Susan McDaniels will speak and perform songs inspired by Persia. Admission is $5 at the door. For more information, call Donna Farley at 503-472-2290.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8
Philosophy panel: The philosophy of science will be explored by professors of philosophy from New York, Oregon State University and Linfield College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in Melrose Hall’s auditorium. The presentation is free. For more information, contact Leonard Finkelman at 503-883-2760 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY, APRIL 10
Youth choir: After a daylong clinic at Linfield College, local students in grades 3 through 8 will perform at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, in Melrose Hall’s Ice Auditorium. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or 503-883-2406
SATURDAY, APRIL 11
Volleyball fundraiser: The Sheridan girls’ volleyball team will hold a rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 11, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 12, in the cafeteria at Sheridan High School, 433 S. Bridge St. For more information, contact Belinda Ogle at email@example.com or 971-241-2980.
Montessori run: McMinnville Montessori School will hold a Discover Spring 5K, 10K and fun run for kids starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at Discovery Meadows Community Park, McMinnville. Parking is at Columbus Elementary School, 1600 S.W. Fellows St. Costs range from $10 to $32. For registration and more information, visit www.discoverspring.com.
Camellias: The seventh annual Newberg Camellia Festival will be hold from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 11, in the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. The events includes a bloom competition, exhibit garden, plant and related vendor sales, kid activities areas, live entertainment, horticultural workshops, trolley tours, Japanese tea ceremony, hula and Asian dancers and music, and a run. Admission to the festival is free. Entry in the Camellia 10K and 5K for runners and walkers at 9 a.m. costs $25 and includes a T-shirt, a camellia and food. For more information, contact Molly Bailey at 971-303-5990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Draft animals: The Yamhill County Historical Society will hold a Farm Fest & Plowing Competition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. This event is the largest plowing contest for draft animals on the West Coast, and includes many other demonstrations, exhibits, a photography contest, kids’ activities, food and music. Admission is $5 for ages older than 12. For more information, contact Pam Watts at email@example.com or 503-434-0490.
Newberg commemoration: A commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at Friends Cemetery, 500 S. Everest Road, Newberg, where many Civil War veterans are interred. Their biographies have been compiled into a book, available at the free ceremony, which includes Civil War uniforms and the Civil War Band. For more information, contact Mark Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-810-7722.
Republican fundraiser: The Yamhill County Republican Party will hold a “2nd Amendment Roundup” with speakers, vendors and a silent auction at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Nazarene Church on the Hill, 700 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Raffle tickets for an AR-15 will be sold for $10. Admission is $25; visit https://ticketriver.com/event/14381. For more information, contact Alaina Conroy at email@example.com or 503-583-1665.
Nutrition documentary: A free dinner will be served along with the film, ‘Fed Up,” from 3:15 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St., Room 203. The movie follows a group of families trying to lead better lives through nutrition and exercise, which doesn’t work. A panel will discuss the issues following the movie. Preregistration is recommended; call 971-267-2297 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free concert: The West Valley Community Campus will host a free West Season concert from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at 266 S.E. Washington St., Willamina. For more information, call 503-876-2061.
Grad night: The Yamhill-Carlton graduation night committee will offer bingo, a silent auction, pulled pork sandwiches and sloppy joes from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 11, in the Carlton American Legion hall, 158 E. Main St., Carlton. Bingo cards cost $1. For more information, call 503-846-8734.
Children’s author: Local author Stephanie Shaw will release her book, “The Legend of the Beaver’s Tail,” and lead a craft project at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at Third Street Books, 320 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. For more information on the free event, call 503-472-7786.
Dayton FFA: Dayton FFA Alumni will hold its 25th annual auction and dinner at 5:30 p.m. at Dayton High School, 800 Ferry St. One silent auction table will close every 20 minutes starting at 6:30. A live auction follows dinner, served at 7. Tickets cost $10. For advance tickets or more information, call 503-864-2080.
SUNDAY, APRIL 12
Newberg symphony: The Chehalem Symphony Orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12, in Bauman Auditorium at George Fox University in Newberg. The free concert will include the premiere of a viola concerto and Mozart’s “Jupiter” symphony as well as the college’s student concerto contest winners. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
TUESDAY, APRIL 14
Wild horses: Erica Fitzgerald will present “Oregon’s Mustangs” at the 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, April 14, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 971-237-4750.
Band concert: The Linfield College Concert Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in Melrose Hall’s Ice Auditorium. For more information on the free concert, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15
Global warming: Jim Diamond, chemistry professor at Linfield College, will present “Stratospheric Ozone Depleting HCFC 142b, Ten Years Later; Global Warming Consequences, Alternatives and What’s to Come” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in 201 Riley Hall. For more information on the free event, call 503-883-2409.
THURSDAY, APRIL 16
USAF Band: The U.S. Air Force Golden West Winds Quintet, based in California, will perform at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in Bull Music Center at Linfield. The concert is free. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.
Author lecture: Peter Heller, author of “The Painter” and other bestsellers, will give a free public talk and reading from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. He will discuss real and imaginary words as a writer. For more information, visit peterheller.net or call Anna Keesey at 503-883-2288.
Movie series: Chemeketa Yamhill Valley Campus will show eight free movies, followed by discussion, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, in Building 1, Room 303, at 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. Filmmaker Melissa Lowery will lead the discussion after the first movie, “Black Girl in Suburbia,” on April 16. The remaining schedule is “Smoke Signals,” April 23; “Rudderless,” April 30; “Adaptation,” May 7; “Dead Poets Society,” May 14; “The Imitation Game,” May 21; “Good Will Hunting,” May 28; and a movie to be announced, June 4. For more information, call 503-399-5192.
Flute concert: Sophia Tegart of George Fox and Pacific universities, an award-winning flute player, will perform with clarinet and piano at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in Bauman Auditorium, 1009 E. North St., Newberg. For more information on the free concert, contact her at 509-991-4906 or email@example.com.
FRIDAY, APRIL 17
Gallery play: Gallery Theater will present a newly adapted “The Diary of Anne Frank” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, April 17-May 9, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $17, $15 for students and ages 62 and older, two for one on first Saturday. Talk-backs will follow performances on April 24 and May 3. For tickets to the April 19 performance; call 503-550-3803. For tickets or more information, visit www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.
Honoring veterans: Singer and motivational speaker Linda Lanier will hold a patriotic event and auction starting at 6 p.m. Friday, April 17, in the Newberg Armory, 620 N. Morton St., Newberg. The American Legion Post 21 will conduct flag ceremonies. Admission is pay-what-you-will. For more information, call the performer at 971-270-7951.
SATURDAY, APRIL 18
Creative writing: The sixth annual Terroir Creative Writing Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Chemeketa Community College’s Yamhill campus, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMInnville. At least 12 award-winning and acclaimed authors and poets with local ties will lead workshops. Registration costs $50, through April 10, then $10 more, with some discounts available. For more information, visit www.terroircreativewritingfestival.com or call Lisa Weidman at 503-864-4266.
Bowling fundraiser: Henderson House will benefit from a Rock ’n’ Roll Cosmic Bowling, a fundraiser for Turkey Rama’s Biggest Turkey contest, the afternoon and evening of Saturday, April 18, at Walnut City Lanes, 1800 S.W. East St., McMinnville. All ages are invited to join five-member teams; cost is $100 for the team including prizes and pizza. Registration is required by April 13; for more information or registration, call Bev at 503-857-5111.
Downtown Mac: McMinnville merchants organize 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, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22
Poetry author: Linda Bierds of the University of Washington will read her latest book of poems, “Roget’s Illusion,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. For more information on the free event, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517 or email@example.com.
FRIDAY, APRIL 24
Newberg theater: Chehalem Players Repertory will present “George and Other Short Stories” from April 24 to May 10 at Newberg Masonic Lodge, 402 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. The play is an adaptation from the award-winning “Bears Discover Fire” by Terry Bisson. Bisson will sign copies of his book and speak with the audience following the opening night performance. Curtain times are 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $10 to $20; for tickets or more information, call 971-264-9409.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25
Master Gardeners: The Yamhill County Master Gardener Association will hold its annual Plant Fair and Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds, 2070 N.E. Lafayette Ave., McMinnville. Thousands of annuals, vegetables, perennials and garden-related products will be sold. Admission and parking are free. Proceeds provide college scholarships and horticulture services. For more information, contact Alan Wenner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-883-9226.
Early Champoeg: A concluding presentation in the free History Cache series will be offered from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the Champoeg visitor center southeast of Newberg. Parking costs $5. For more information, contact Dan Klug at 503-678-1251 ext. 222 or Daniel.email@example.com.
Wine workshop: Linfield College will present “Wine 101,” a workshop covering basic wine knowledge, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in 201 Riley Hall. Cost is $125. For reservations or more information, contact Ellen Brittan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-883-2218.
Bi-cultural event: McMinnville Public Library will hold an El Dia de los niños celebration from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at 225 N.W. Adams St. The bi-cultural event will include storytime, a live action story, crafts, food, community information and a free book for each child. For more information, call Kimbre Chapman at 503-435-5559.
British automobiles: Henderson House will benefit from a British Car Drive In and garage sale from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Grain Station Brewing, 755 N.E. Alpine Ave., McMinnville. Car entries cost $10, and car entry along with selling garage sale items costs $15. For more information, contact Jenny Wilson at email@example.com or 503-864-2001.
SUNDAY, APRIL 26
Ex-Muslim: Mujahid el Masih, a former Muslim, will speak on Sunday, April 26, at Hopewell Community Church, 21600 S.E. Church Road, Dayton. At 9:30, his topic will be differences between Christianity and Islam; at 10:45 “Is There Salvation with Islam?”; and at 6 p.m. “Jihad in America.” For more information on the free event, call 503-868-7381.
MONDAY, APRIL 27
Filmmaker here: Historian and filmmaker Lawrence Cotton will show “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America,” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 27, in Melrose Hall’s Ice Auditorium. The film was shown on PBS last June. For more information on the free event, call 503-883-2362 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earth Day: “No Impact Man” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, at 3rd Street Pizza, 433 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. The documentary chrocicles how a Manhattan man attempted zero impact on the environment for one year. Admission is by donation of food for the hungry or money for Community Rights-Yamhill County. For more information, call 971-24101258.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29
Anthropology lectures: Agustin Fuentes, physical anthropologist of the University of Notre Dame, will present two lectures. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, will speak on “What race is, what it is not: how do we know and why does it matter” in Melrose Hall’s Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. At 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, he will speak on “War, peace and human natures; what do we know and how do we know it, in the lower level of Melrose Hall. The lectures are free; for more information, contact Hillary Crane at 503-883-2286 or email@example.com.
Teddy Roosevelt: The Oregon Historical Society has arranged for historical recreator Joe Wiegand to give a live performance of “Teddy Roosevelt’s Oregon Roadshow” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the ballroom of Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. Wiegand, who resembles Roosevelt, for years has portrayed the 26th U.S. president and adventurer. For more information on the free presentation, contact Caleb Thurston at 503-487-6883, ext. 101, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY, MAY 1
Art song: The chamber jazz duo Primal Mates will perform classical poetry with voice, cello and vibraphone at 6 p.m. Friday, May 1, at Elizabeth Chambers Cellar, 455 N.E. Irvine St., McMinnville. This MacThinks event, Poetry in Music, is free. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at email@example.com.
SATURDAY, MAY 2
Plant sale: The McMinnville Community Garden will hold a plant sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Parkview Center, 325 N.E. Burnett Road, across from Rotary Tice Park in McMinnville. For more information, contact Alan Wenner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-883-9226.
FRIDAY, MAY 8
Newberg theater: Valley Repertory Theatre will present “The Importance of Being Earnest,” a British comedy of deceits and eats, Fridays through Sundays, May 8-24, at Lewis Academy, 609 Wynooski St., Newberg. Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $15, $12 for seniors, $10 for children. For more information or tickets, call 971-832-9202 or visit www.valleyrep.org.
SATURDAY, MAY 9
Library sale: Friends of McMinnville Public Library will offer books for $1 or less from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in the Carnegie Room, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information about the sale, held on the second Saturday of odd-numbered months, call Ken Carter at 503-883-9147.
TUESDAY, MAY 12
Wine succession: Alison and Alex Sokol Blosser will present “The Second Generation of Oregon Wine” at the 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, May 12, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact email@example.com or 971-237-4750.
THURSDAY, MAY 14
UFO Festival: In conjunction with the 16th annual Alien Daze, McMenamins will offer speakers from Thursday, May 14, through Sunday, May 17, at 310 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Admission ranges from $20 to $70. Also scheduled are a free Willamette Radio Workshop, a free DJ on Evans Street, a free Alien Costume Ball, live music as well as a food, beer and gift tent. For more information, visit ufofest.com or www.downtownmcminnville.com/events.
FRIDAY, MAY 15
Aliens: The McMinnville Downtown Association will host a 1-mile Alien Dash obstacle course and run run, Alien Pet Contest and paraphernalia sales during the 16th annual UFO festival on Friday and Saturday, May 15 and 16, in McMinnville. Parade applications are due May 1. Registration for the obstacle course costs $12; visit AlienAbductionDash.eventbrite.com. For more information and applications, visit www.downtownmcminnville.com/events or ufofest.com.
Community assistance: The Yamhill County Housing Authority will hold its annual Community Connect event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Yamhill Valley Campus of Chemeketa Community College, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. Resources available will include medical assistance, emergency shelter information, energy assistance, weatherization, food support, veterans assistance, urgent dental care and haircuts. For more information, call 503-883-4300.
SUNDAY, MAY 17
Half marathon: Youngberg Hill Winery & Inn will hold a half marathon and 10K at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 17, in McMinnville. Entry costs $40 to $75. For more information, contact Pattric Langley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-516-5935.
SATURDAY, MAY 23
Local wildflowers: The local chapter of the Native Plant Society will hold its annual wildflower exhibit and native plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 23, in and around the Carnegie Building at McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Each bloom is identified by common and scientific name, free personalized tours will be offered and the author of “Real Gardens Grow Natives” will sell and sign her book until noon. For more information about the free event, call Marna Porath at 503-835-1042.
Muleskinners ride: The 31st annual Memorial Weekend Muleskinners Trail Ride will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24, at the Flying M Ranch, Yamhill. Sign-ups start at 8:30 a.m., and last horse out is 11:30 a.m. Prize drawings will be at 3:30 p.m. both days. Trail ride tickets cost $5, five for $20; ranch day use costs $5 plus $4 for each horse. For camping, call 503-662-3222. For more information, call Cathy Phillips at 503-434-2902 or e-mail Gary Marshall at email@example.com.
TUESDAY, JUNE 9
Yamhill Latinos: Sally Godard will present “Unidos Bridging Community: Supporting Yamhill County’s Latino Community” at the 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, June 9, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 971-237-4750.
SATURDAY, JUNE 13
Bluebird viewing: The Prescott Bluebird Recovery Project will hold its annual Bluebird Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, at Champoeg State Heritage Area, southeast of Newberg. The event includes observation of active bluebirds nesting, videos, nest box building, informational displays and costumed hosts. For more information, visit www.prescottbluebird.com or e-mail email@example.com.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20
Habitat fundraiser: The 14th annual Run, Walk, Ride will raise money for Habitat for Humanity in McMinnville starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 20. Registration opens May 1. For more information, visit www.machabitat.org.
SUNDAY, JUNE 28
Garden tour: The McMinnville Garden Club will hold its 15th annual Tour and Faire from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 28, in and near McMinnville. The tour allows visits to five private gardens and costs $10. The fair, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Northeast Cowls Street between Third and Second streets, is free and will offer unique plants and garden-related art. For more information, contact Trudy Mackel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-883-9741.
FRIDAY, JULY 24
Pinot noir: The International Pinot Noir Celebration will be held Friday through Sunday, July 24-26, on the grounds of Linfield College, McMinnville. Costs for an array of activities and meals range from $125 to $1,195. For more information, visit www.ipnc.org or call 800-775-4762.
SATURDAY, AUG. 15
Harvesting: The Yamhill County Historical Society will hold its annual Harvest Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The family-friendly event will include antique farm equipment, animals, kids’ activities, blacksmith and sawmill, stage coach rides, agricultural displays, food, music, a flag ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, and a tractor parade at 1 p.m. each day. Admission is $5 for ages older than 12. For more information, contact Pam Watts at email@example.com or 503-434-0490.
FRIDAY, AUG. 28
Culilnary festival: The Yamhill Enrichment Society will hold its annual Bounty of Yamhill County, a culinary celebration, on Friday through Sunday, Aug. 28-30. The event includes restaurant dinners with winemakers, farm tours and picnics, winery dinners, classes and a harvest feast. For tickets and more information, visit http://yamhillenrichmentsociety.org.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 4
Gallery play: Gallery Theater will present “Oklahoma!” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 4-26, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets for the musical cost $17, $15 for students and ages 62 and older, two for one on first Saturday. For tickets or more information, contact www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.
SATURDAY, OCT. 3
Kiwanis auction: The 36th annual Kiwanis Bids for Kids auction and barbecued steak or salmon buffet will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, in the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Silent and oral auctions will raise money for child-related projects. Tickets cost $40; for tickets or more information, visit www.mcminnvillekiwanis.org.
FRIDAY, OCT. 16
Gallery play: Gallery Theater will present “Rumors” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 16-Nov. 7, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $15, $13 for students and ages 62 and older, two for one on first Saturday. For tickets or more information, contact www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.
FRIDAY, NOV. 27
Gallery play: Gallery Theater will present “White Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 27-Dec.19, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $15, $13 for students and ages 62 and older, two for one on first Saturday. For tickets or more information, visit www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.