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TUESDAY, JULY 28

Outdoor camp: Yamhill County Parks and the Watershed Council will offer Outdoor Science Day Camps in watershed education for youth age 6 and older from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, July 28-30, at Charles Metsker County Park, 21299 Baker Creek Road, McMinnville. Cost is $50 a day, $118 for all three days, with some scholarships available. For more information or to register, contact Neyssa Hays at 503-283-9660 or visit www.gywc.org. 

Open house: The Yamhill Valley Camera Club hosts an open house from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans. Samples of the club’s award winning images will be displayed along with free food, entertainment and education and how to become a member. For more information, call Steven Singleton at 971-237-9314.

Tuesday concerts: Mac Parks and Recreation and McMinnville Rotary will hold their 31st annual free Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 11, at Linfield College, in the field beside Northeast Linfield Avenue off Davis Street., McMinnville. The schedule follows: Curtis Salgado on July 28, Sky Bound Blue on Aug. 4, Paperback Writer on Aug. 11. For more information, contact Janet Adams at 503-434-7369 of janet.adams@ci.mcminnville.or.us.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29

County fair: The annual Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo will be held Wednesday through Saturday, July 29 to Aug. 1, at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds, 2070 N.E. Lafayette Ave., McMinnville. The event includes entertainment, agricultural competitions, a carnival, bulls and barrels on Wednesday, an NPRA rodeo Thursday and Friday, and a demolition derby on Saturday. Fair admission is $10, $5 for ages 5 to 12; season passes cost $20, $7.50 for ages 5 to 12; a carnival pass costs $30 at the gate, $20 if purchased in advance. Performances include Lonestar and Joe Nichols on Thursday, Aaron Tippin on Friday and Warrant on Saturday; reserved seating for each show costs an additional $7. For more information, visit www.co.yamhill.or.us/fair.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 30

Outdoor concert: The Newberg Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in the outdoor amphitheater at George Fox University, east of the track off Fulton Street. Attendees may bring folding chairs and picnics to the free concert. Parking is free in student lots. For more information, call Marilyn Godfrey at 971-832-8133.

Thursday concerts: The McMinnville Downtown Association continues its Brown Bag Concerts on Thursdays through Aug. 8. All concerts are in the U.S. Bank plaza at the corner of Northeast Third and Davis streets, as follows: Western Flyers at 5:30 p.m. July 30 and Hill Dogs at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 6. For more information, call 503-472-3605.

McMinnville market: McMinnville’s Farmers Market is open from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 8 on Northeast Cowls Street between Second and Third. For more information, contact the McMinnville Downtown Association at www.downtownmcminnville.com or 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 31

Mastiff fundraiser: Mastiff Rescue Oregon will hold a picnic with live music from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 31, at De Ponte Cellars, 17545 N.E. Archery Summit Road, Dayton. Tickets cost $50 and include a bottle of wine and two etched goblets. Bring your own picnic or pre-order a hamburger. For more information or tickets, visit www.depontecellars.com/events or call 503-864-3698.

15th anniversary: The See Ya Later Foundation will hold a 15th anniversary dinner and auction at 6 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Evergreen Aviation Museum off Highway 18, McMinnville. The cost of $25 will contribute to mission programs. For tickets or more information, contact Carmen Banke at info@seeyalater.org or 503-434-1730.

Free Shakespeare: Willamette Shakespeare will present “The Taming of the Shrew” Friday through Sunday, July 31 to Aug. 2, at Stoller Vineyards in Dayton. Wine will be sold; picnickers will be welcome. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.willametteshakespeare.org.

Amity entertainment: Amity Downtown Improvement Group and the city of Amity present Summer Fun in the Park with the movie “Big Hero 6” beginning at dusk Friday, July 31, in Amity City Park. Free movies or live entertainment will be provided every Friday night through Sept. 4. For more information, contact Eve Silverman at 503-835-0374 or eesilverman@yahoo.com.

Dayton series: Dayton’s Friday Nights Series will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Friday through Labor Day in the town square. The events include live music, food, children’s activities, craft booths and a cruise-in. For more information, visit daytonoregon.org. 

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 Willamina market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 10, 2015, at the corner of C and Main streets; for more information, call 503-876-2061. A farmers market is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at 740 N. Alpine St., McMinnville; for more information, call Lynn at 503-435-8417.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 1

Animal fundraiser: Homeward Bound Pets will hold its 40th anniversary Ruby Gala from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. A live auction will include a photo safari for two in South Africa. The event also includes live music, appetizers and pianist Michael Strickland with his dog, Bo. Tickets cost $50 and benefit the no-kill animal shelter; purchase at Homeward Bound’s thrift shop, the adoption shelter or Nature’s Pet Market in McMinnville. For more information, call 971-237-1604.

Golf tourney: The See Ya Later Foundation will hold its 15th shotgun start Scott Banke Memorial Golf Tournament starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Michelbook Country Club, 1301 N.W. Michelbook Lane, McMinnville. The foundation is raising money for a sports complex in west McMinnville. Entry fee is $140 to $275, including lunch and dinner. To register or for more information, contact Carmen Banke at info@seeyalater.org or 503-434-1730.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 2

Rummage Sale: American Legion Post #75 will hold a rummage sale from 8:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at the American Legion Post #75, 125 N. Bridge St., Sheridan. Funds raised go to outreach and programs supporting veterans and children in the Sheridan/Willamina/Grand Ronde area and nationwide. For more information, contact Robert Earhart at 503-779-9473.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 6

Local author: Kerry McDaniel Boenisch will talk about her new book, “Dirt = Vine = Wine” at TIME Thursday, Aug. 6, at Third Street Books, 334 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. For more information on the free presentation, call 503-472-7786.

Flash fiction: McMinnville Public Library will hold Flash: Library After Dark and serve wine from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at 225 N.W. Adams St. Writing from the Summer Reading flash fiction prompts will be read at an open mic; obtain prompts at the library’s upstairs information desk. For more information about this free Escape the Ordinary adult summer reading program, visit www.maclibrary.org/escape.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 7

Tribute band: A Michael Jackson tribute band will perform at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7 and 8, at Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde. Tickets start at $15. For more information or tickets, visit www.spiritmountain.com.

Amity entertainment: Amity Downtown Improvement Group and the city of Amity present Summer Fun in the Park with the movie “Frozen” beginning at dusk Friday, Aug. 7, in Amity City Park. Free movies or live entertainment will be provided every Friday night through Sept. 4. For more information, contact Eve Silverman at 503-835-0374 or eesilverman@yahoo.com.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 8

Air show: Valley View Retirement Village will hold its annual Air Show from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at 15600 S.W. Rock of Ages Road, McMinnville. The event includes remote-controlled aircraft, horse and wagon rides, a water slide and bouncy house, a car show, breakfast, food vendors and live gospel and bluegrass music. Canned food donations are requested. For more information, call 503-472-6212 or visit www.rockofagesvalleyview.com.

Half marathon: The annual Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, starting at Stoller Family Estate, near Lafayette and Dundee. Registration costs $99 to $199. For more information, visit destinationraces.com/runoregon.

Champoeg concert: Rose in the Heather, a local Irish band, will perform from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, behind the Pioneer Mothers Memorial Cabin, 8089 Champoeg Road, southeast of Newberg. The event includes a barbecue rib dinner for $10 if prepaid by Aug. 5 and museum tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $6, $5 seniors, $3 ages 12 and younger. For more information and dinner reservations, e-mail info@newellpioneervillage.com or call 503-678-5537.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 13

Superhero party: McMinnville Public Library will hold a free Tween Superhero Party for ages 9 to 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information and to reserve a spot in this for the Teen Summer Reading program, call 503-435-5562 or visit www.maclibrary.org/teen-summer-reading.

Linfield college benefit: Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn presents Sounds of Summer, a benefit for the Linfield College music program, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13. Music provided by Aaron Meyer and Friends. Admission is $25. A wine bar will be available, outside food and non-alcoholic beverages welcome. For more information or to purchase advance tickets call 503-472-2179 or email k.bernards@bernardsandassociates.com.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 14

Pow wow: The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde will hold its annual contest pow wow Friday through Sunday, Aug. 14-16, at the Uyxat Powwow Grounds on Hebo Road, Willamina. Grand entries will be at 7 p.m. Friday, 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Parking costs $1 a day or a donation of canned food; a shuttle will run from Spirit Mountain Casino. No pets, alcohol or drugs are allowed. For more information, call 503-879-2037.

Amity entertainment: Amity Downtown Improvement Group and the city of Amity present Summer Fun in the Park with music from The Humlie Trio beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug 14, in Amity City Park. Free movies or live entertainment will be provided every Friday night through Sept. 4. For more information, contact Eve Silverman at 503-835-0374 or eesilverman@yahoo.com.

 

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, stagecoach 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 pwatts@onlinemac.com or 503-434-0490.  

Music fest: The Walnut City Music Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15 and 16, in the Granary District at Northeast Eighth and Alpine streets, McMinnville. For more information, visit www.mcwalnuts.com.

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 artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 20

Technology, gadgets: McMinnville Public Library will offer free information about the latest technology during Gadget Day on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 225 N.W. Adams St. Librarians will share what’s available at the library; participants may bring tablets or e-readers to download library e-books and digital audiobooks. For more information about this free Escape the Ordinary adult summer reading program, visit www.maclibrary.org/escape or call 503-435-5562.

Hospice benefit: A BBQ fundraiser for Legacy Hospice will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Freelin-Wade, 1730 N.E. Miller St. in McMinnville. Cost is $5 for a hot dog, chips, beverage and more ($1 off with the donation of two cans of food for YCAP). For more information, contact Kristen Pond at kristinp@freelin-wade.com or call 503-434-5561.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 21

Amity entertainment: Amity Downtown Improvement Group and the city of Amity present Summer Fun in the Park with the movie “The Goonies” beginning at dusk Friday, Aug. 21, in Amity City Park. Free movies or live entertainment will be provided every Friday night through Sept. 4. For more information, contact Eve Silverman at 503-835-0374 or eesilverman@yahoo.com.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 22

Cruising festival: The annual Dragging the Gut Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 21 and 22, in downtown McMinnville. Cruising on Northeast Third Street will be from 5 p.m. to midnight Friday and noon to midnight Saturday. The festival includes music, food for sale, cruising history and a car show from noon to 5 Saturday at St. James Catholic Church, 1145 N.E. First St. Everyone is encouraged to make donations to a food drive, and car show entry costs $20, which includes leading the main Gut event. For more information, visit www.draggingthegut.com.

Motorcycle event: Spirit Mountain Casino and Sunset Chapter Hog will hold Rally in the Valley, a motorcycle cruise-in and poker run, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, in Grand Ronde. The event will include live music, vendors, beer and a drawing for a special motorcycle. Admission is free; the poker run costs $20. For more information, call Angela LaBarbera at 503-879-3032 or visit www.spiritmountain.com.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 24

Outdoor camp: Yamhill County Parks and the Watershed Council will offer Outdoor Science Day Camps in watershed education for youth age 6 and older from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, Aug. 24-28, at Charles Metsker County Park, 21299 Baker Creek Road, McMinnville. For more information or to register, contact Neyssa Hays at 503-283-9660 or visit www.gywc.org. 

Golf fundraiser: Carlton’s Walk in the Park Foundation will hold its second annual golf tournament at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at Chehalem Glenn Golf Course, 4501 E Fernwood Road, Newberg. Player packages cost $100 and include dinner, 18 holes, golf cart, range balls, a free mulligan, prizes and a hat. Dinner only costs $25. For registration and more information, visit http://carltonswalkinthepark.com or call 503-852-7070.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 28

Culinary festival: The Yamhill Enrichment Society will hold its annual Bounty of Yamhill County, a culinary celebration, from Friday through Sunday, Aug. 28-30. The event includes restaurant dinners with winemakers for $110 on Friday; farm tours and picnics for $90 and winery dinners for $125 on Saturday; a Sunday class for $75 including lunch, a Sunday harvest feast for $150 or the entire weekend for $450. For tickets and more information, visit http://yamhillenrichmentsociety.org.

Amity entertainment: Amity Downtown Improvement Group and the city of Amity present Summer Fun in the Park with the Mo Phillips Sing Along at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, in Amity City Park. Free movies or live entertainment will be provided every Friday night through Sept. 4. For more information, contact Eve Silverman at 503-835-0374 or eesilverman@yahoo.com.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 29

Run-walk: The See Ya Later Foundation, which is raising money for a sports complex, will hold a Champions Run for Heroes from 7 to 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Joe Dancer Park, 1605 N.E. Brooks St., McMinnville. Registration for the 5K or half-mile kids run costs $25 to $30; 20 percent of fee will benefit local police and fire departments. Child care during the run costs $5 a child. To register or for more information, call Carmen Banke at 503-434-1730 or visit www.SeeYaLater.org.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 30

Band concert: The Salem Concert Band will perform “Pinots of the Caribbean” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at Youngberg Hill Vineyard, 10660 S.W. Youngberg Hill Road, McMinnville. Music will include film score from “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Stardust,” and Latin music for lovers. Wine will be sold, and box dinners may be pre-ordered for $10. Admission is $20. For tickets or more information, call John Skelton at 503-362-0485 or visit www.salemconcertband.org.

Bocce ball: Sunrise Rotary will hold a Bocce Ball Tournament on Sunday, Aug. 30, in Carlton. The event, held in conjunction with Cana’s Feast, will award cash prizes. For more information, e-mail bocceballfaq@gmail.com.

 

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.

Amity entertainment: Amity Downtown Improvement Group and the city of Amity present Summer Fun in the Park with The Reptile Man beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, in Amity City Park. Free movies or live entertainment will be provided every Friday night through Sept. 4. For more information, contact Eve Silverman at 503-835-0374 or eesilverman@yahoo.com.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 5

Farm tours: Nourish Yamhill Valley and Yamhill County Farmers Network will offer the Yamco Farm Crawl with tours and tastings from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at 14 farms in Yamhill County. For routes, visit www.facebook.com/yamcofarmcrawl or call Jerry Tindall at 541-817-4769.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 11

Beer, barbecue: The annual Brews & BBQs will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 11-13, in the Granary District, McMinnville. The festival, a fundraiser for St. James Catholic School and GhanaHope Foundation, includes live music. For more information, visit oregonbrewsandbbq.com.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 12

Wine festival: The Carlton Crush Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in downtown Carlton. The event includes a grape stomp, wine thief relay, watermelon eating contest, vendors, live music, helicopter rides, food, yoga, a vintage car display, wine and beer. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.carltoncrush.com.

Library sale: Friends of McMinnville Public Library will offer books for $1 or less from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 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.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 18

Comedian: Ron White will perform his comedy act at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18 and 19, at Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde. Tickets start at $30. For tickets or more information, visit www.spiritmountain.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23

Early childhood screening: Yamhill County School District will hold screenings for children ages 0-5 from 9:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Willamette ESD, 2045 S.W. Highway 18, McMinnville. Call Diane Gragg at 503-435-5940 to schedule an appointment or volunteer.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25

Why here: Unidos Bridging Community will lead a presentation on why people come to Yamhill County, along with free food, music and games at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, in the Great Room at McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, 544 N.E. Second St., McMinnville. Some of the oldest local families, some of which are Latino, will offer their stories. For more information about this event intended to foster understanding between Latino and non-Latino communities, e-mail unidosyamhillcounty@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 3

Film festival: Sunrise Rotary will hold its fifth annual McMinnville Short Film Festival on Saturday, Oct. 3, at McMinnville Cinemas, 300 N.E. Norton Lane. Selected films up to 20 minutes long will be shown in the afternoon and evening, competing for best director, best story, best cinematography, an audience award and an emerging artist award. Will Vinton will speak at the awards dinner. For more information, visit mcminnvillefilmfest.org.

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.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 17

Hazardous waste: Yamhill County Solid Waste will accept hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Recology Western Oregon on Northeast Orchard Lane in McMinnville. Items such as pesticides, cleaners and prescription medications will be collected for safe disposal at no charge. For more information, visit www.co.yamhill.or.us or call 503-434-7445.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28

Early childhood screening: Yamhill County School District will hold screenings for children ages 0-5 from 9:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28 at Newberg Christian Church, 2315 Villa Road, Newberg. Call Diane Gragg at 503-435-5940 to schedule an appointment or volunteer.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 13

Art tour: The 24th annual Willamina Coastal Arts Tour will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13 and 14, at various locations in Willamina. For more information, contact Cris Darr at crisdarr@wildblue.net.

 

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.

 

 
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