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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31

Talent show: The McMinnville Public Library and the McMinnville Community Center are holding a Summer Reading Talent Show for children ages 5-12 at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the community center, 600 N.E. Evans St. For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1

Lego play: The McMinnville Public Library is hosting an end-of-summer program with Legos, checkers and other games at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, and 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The activities are free and open to all ages. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 2

Community theater: Mel Brooks’ stage adaptation of his 1968 film “The Producers” will be showing at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2 and 3, with a matinee at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, at Gallery Theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets are $17. Performances of this show will continue each weekend through Sept. 24. On the first Saturday, Sept. 3, admission is buy one get one free. For more information, contact the theater at 503-472-2227.

Kids movie: The McMinnville Public Library is hosting a free showing of a family movie at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in the Carnegie Room, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room. For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

Homelessness support: Piecing Community Together, an event designed to bring together those impacted by homelessness with the larger community, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Cooperative Ministries, 544 N.E. 2nd St., McMinnville. A free meal of spaghetti, salad, green beans and garlic bread will be served. Live music will be provided by Howie Harkema and Chelsey Williams, and various hands-on art projects will be offered. For more information, contact Elise Hui at 503-883-4318 or ehui@hayc.org.

Poetry night: The McMinnville Public Library is holding a free evening of poetry featuring a reading by a guest author at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Velvet Monkey Tea Room, 406 N.E. Third Street, McMinnville. Attendees may bring their own writing to share. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or Courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10

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

Fiesta run: The 13th annual Dayton Fiesta Run will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Archie’s Ice Cream and Eatery, 401 Ferry St., Dayton. Volunteers from local churches organize the 5k/10k run/walk to benefit the Dayton Food-Clothes Bank, FFA and Elementary Mediation Program. A free heavy glass with logo, drinks, snacks, ice cream cone and discounted meals will be available for participants. The cost is $25 per person and $5 for a kids’ 1-mile beginning at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call race director Steve Hopper 503-435-8179.      

Pet run/walk: Homeward Bound Pets’ annual 5k Ruff Ruff Run and 1 Mile Wag Walk will be held starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Joe Dancer Park, 1650 S.E. Brooks St., McMinnville. Awards will be given to the first dog, woman, man and youth to cross the finish line. Face painting, free nail trims for dogs and holistic dog food samples will be available. The cost of the run is $25 with preregistration at hbpets.org or $30 on the day of the event. For more information, call the shelter at 971-237-1604. 

Harvest festival: The Carlton Crush Harvest Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, in Upper City Park, Carlton. The annual celebration is free and open to the public. Featured activities include an early bird yoga class, music and a grape stomp competition. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, as will items from the artists’ market. For more information, contact Pat Swanick at 216-533-6968 or pswanick@aol.com.

    

SUNDAY, SEPT. 11

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

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 17

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

History celebration: Newell Pioneer Village in the Champoeg area is holding a Village Faire & Public Meeting event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at 8089 N.E. Champoeg Road, St. Paul. The village’s three museums will be open for free tours and demonstrations. Ninth Circuit Court Judge Edward Leavy will speak about the constitution. Fiddle music will be performed by Truman Price. Demonstrations include work by a blacksmith, spoon maker, soap maker and spinners and weavers. Children ages 5 to 12 can make a candle in the schoolhouse. Food will be available for purchase while supplies last. For more information, call 503-678-5537 or e-mail info@newellpioneervillage.com.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 23

Newberg theater: Chehalem Players Repertory presents Henrik Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23 and 24, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Black Box Theater, Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. General admission is $18. Performances of this show will continue each weekend through Oct. 9. For more information, contact the repertory at 971-264-9409.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24

Latino culture: Sabor Latino Yamhill County, a celebration of the contributions of the Latino community in Yamhill County, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Chemeketa Community College’s McMinnville campus, 288 N.E. Norton Lane. Free games, activities and entertainment will be provided. Food including churros, tacos and carnitas will be available for purchase. Sponsors include the college, the Latino Advocacy Coalition of Yamhill County and Unidos Bridging Community. For more information, contact Hanna DeMaster at 503-316-3205 or unidosyamhillcounty@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30

Art harvest: The 24th annual Art Harvest Studio Tour of Yamhill County will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, and the following weekend Friday through Sunday, Oct. 7-9, at artist studios throughout Yamhill County. An $8 collector button will allow admission for all six days of the self-guided tour, along with a catalog that profiles each artist and provides maps to their locations. For more information, contact Cassie Sollars at 971-241-0153 or cassie@oregon.com, or visit www.artharveststudiotour.org.   

Kids movie: The McMinnville Public Library is hosting a free showing of a family movie on this no-school day at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room one week prior. For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 1

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

  

SUNDAY, OCT. 2

Memorial run/walk: The Parker Archie Moore Memorial Run/Walk is set for 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at Maxwell Field, Linfield College. Proceeds from the 3.5 mile run/walk will go to the college’s Parker Archie Moore Scholarship. The cost to participate is $35, which includes a shirt and raffle ticket. To guarantee shirt size, register by Sept. 2. For more information, contact Kellie Berger at 503-883-2496 or kberger@linfield.edu.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 28

Halloween games: The McMinnville Public Library is hosting a Halloween Teen Gaming Night at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The event is free and open to ages 13 to 18. Awards will be given for winning costumes, and snacks will be available. The library will provide video games and Internet access. Guests are welcome to bring their own board games, card games, video games and controllers. For more information, contact Kris Lutsock at 503-435-5572 or kris.lutsock@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.   

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 29

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

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 12

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

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

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

 

 

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