Calendar

COMMUNITY EVENTS

TUESDAY, AUG. 22

Insurance workshop: The McMinnville Public Library is holding a Health Insurance 101 workshop at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Topics include insurance options in Oregon, myths of health insurance and the Affordable Care Act, terminology and the upcoming open enrollment. For more information, contact Natasha Egoroff at 503-435-5562 or Natasha.egoroff@oregon.gov.

Cozine cleanup: The Greater Yamhill Watershed Council, along with Linfield College Environmental Studies Department, will jointly sponsor a weed pull along the Cozine Creek at the college. The community work party, from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 22, is part of an ongoing effort to eradicate invasive English ivy and blackberry while restoring native vegetation and providing habitat for fish and wildlife. Participants meet at the Linfield Nursery Building on Cozine Way. The free event includes water and refreshments. Volunteers should bring a water bottle and dress for weather conditions, brush and mud. For more information, call Luke Westphal at 503-474-1047 or contact luke@gywc.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23

Talent show: The McMinnville Public Library is sponsoring a Summer Reading Talent Show for kids ages 5-12 at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Auditions will be held on Thursday, Aug. 3; to register, visit the Children's Room at the library. For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 24

Plaza concerts: Portland rock band Ages and Ages will perform Thursday evening, Aug. 24, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Scratchdog Stringband will open the show, which is part of the McMinnville Downtown Association’s Concerts on the Plaza series, held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 7. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 25

Dayton celebration: Dayton Friday Nights will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 25 in Courthouse Square Park and the downtown area. Live music, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street are included in the annual series, sponsored by the Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses. Kathy Boyd and Phoenix Rising will perform during the Aug. 25 event. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or info@daytonoregon.org.

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, with Newberg’s Storrs Smokehouse, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at Dobbes Family Estate. Cost is $60. For more information, visit www.bountyofyamhillcounty.com.

Block party: Walnut City WineWorks hosts a summer block party from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at the winery, 475 N.E. 17th St., McMinnville. There will be live music by Q-Tet and food cart selections from Island Girl’s Lunch Box and The Bearded Buddies. Bouquets will be sold at the free event, with all proceeds going to Juliette’s House child abuse intervention center, along with a percentage of wine sales. For more information, call Brooke Anthony at 503-472-3215 or e-mail brooke@walnutcitywineworks.com.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 26

Farm dinner: “Dinner on the Farm,” a new addition to the annual Bounty of Yamhill County celebration, is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Kookoolan Farms, 15713 OR-47, Yamhill. A meal will be served outdoors on the farm where the food was grown. Hosts Chrissie and Koorosh Zaerpoor, owners of the farm, will lead a tour and share their experiences. Admission is $150. For more information, call 503-883-9654 or visit bountyofyamhillcounty.com/event/dinner-on-the-farm-2017.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 31

Plaza concerts: Indie rock and folk band Loch Lomond will perform Thursday evening, Aug. 31, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. McDougall will open the show, which is part of the McMinnville Downtown Association’s Concerts on the Plaza series, held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 7. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 6

Bird talk: “Bird nerd” and Oregonian Noah Stryker, author of “The Thing with Feathers,” speaks at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Linfield College Nicholson Library. Stryker became the first person to see more than half the planet’s bird population in a single, yearlong, round-the-world trip in 2015. His presentation is co-hosted by the McMinnville Library, Third Street Books and Nicholson Library. For more information, call 503-472-7786 or e-mail info@thirdstreetbooks.com.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 7

Plaza concerts: Classic rhythm and blues band The Resolectrics, along with opening act Bootleg Jam, will perform a show from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday evening, Aug. 31, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605 or visit facebook.com/mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 9

Plane pull: The Oregon LETR Plane Pull fundraiser is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Check-in starts at 9 a.m. Teams of five to six people will compete for the fastest time pulling a NASA Gulfstream Shuttle Simulation Jet for a distance of 50 feet; teams are asked to raise a minimum of $150 to participate. The event, sponsored by the museum and Oregon Law Enforcement Torch Run, will benefit Special Olympics Oregon. Admission is free for spectators, but donations will be accepted. Lunch will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Pam Ramsey at 503-434-2332 or pam.ramsey@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

Book sale: The McMinnville Public Library Friends of the Library is holding a book sale to raise money for the library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Most books are priced for $1 or less. For more information, contact the library at 503-435-5562 or libref@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 10

Vintage baseball: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting a vintage baseball game from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The McMinnville Gristmillers will play ball using rules from 1890. Free parking, free admission, although donations are welcome. For more information, call Dave Rucker at 503-984-5799.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 13

Hospice care: Serenity Hospice is hosting “Hospice 101,” an informational event about end of life and palliative care at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Pacifica Senior Living McMinnville, 320 S.W. Hill Road. A guest speaker will provide an overview on how hospice works and the benefits of the program in caring for loved ones. For more information on the free event, call Ashley Rice at 971-312-3135 or contact crd.mcminnville@pacifica.com.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 14

Plaza concert: The final show in the annual Concerts on the Plaza series, extended one week, features The Resolectrics with opener Mike Fite from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third Street, McMinnville. For more information, call the McMinnville Downtown Association at 503-472-3605 or facebook.com mcminnvilledowntownassociation.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 15

Unmentionable evening: Library After Dark hosts Therese O’Neill, author of “Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners,” at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. O’Neill will discuss her book and some of the more salacious aspects of Victorian culture. The free presentation contains adult themes. For more information, call Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or e-mail courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 16

Quilt show: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting “Treasures in the Attic” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at the center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. More than 100 quilts will be on display, along with items from vintage and collectible vendors, a vintage market and old iron show. The event includes an appraisal fair; there is a $5 fee requested for each appraisal. There will be live music and food. Admission is $5, free for children under 6. For more information, call Pam Watts at 503-434-0490.

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 19

Medicare education: United Healthcare is sponsoring a Medicare educational program from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. The free event will explain how Medicare works with Parts A, B, C and D, including options and important timelines. Snacks will be provided. For more information, call Becky Lippmann at 541-914-6263, or contact beclippmann@yahoo.com.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 29

Art tour: The 25th anniversary Art Harvest Studio Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1, and Oct. 6-8, at 34 artist studios around Yamhill County. Admission buttons cost $8. For more information, contact Cassie Sollars at 971-241-0153 or visit www.artharveststudiotour.org.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 12

Health fair: Pacifica Senior Living McMinnville hosts a health fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the facility, 320 S.W. Hill Road. The free event features informational booths on all aspects of maintaining good health, and includes flu and vision care clinics. For more information, call Ashley Rice at 971-312-3135 or contact crd.mcminnville@pacificaseniorliving.com.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 20

Sunshine Boys: Chehalem Players Repertory performs “The Sunshine Boys,” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:00 Sundays from Oct. 20 through November 5 at the Black Box Theater, Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St. Newberg. General admission costs $20. For more information, visit contact@chehalemplayersrep.org. Note: All performances for “Of Mice and Men” have been cancelled.

 

SATURDAY, OCT.28

Halloween tour: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting “A Night at the Museum: Halloween Tour” from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $3 for each car. For more information, contact Sarah Miller at 971-570-2664.

TUESDAY, AUG. 22 Insurance workshop: The McMinnville Public Library is holding a Health Insurance 101 workshop at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Topics include insurance options in Oregon, myths of health insurance and the Affordable Care Act, terminology and the upcoming open enrollment. For more information, contact Natasha Egoroff at 503-435-5562 ...
Web Design & Web Development by LVSYS