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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, call 503-883-9654 or visit 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.

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. 

 

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 the 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.

Farmstead day: Oregon State Parks and Friends of Historic Champoeg will hold a farmstead day from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Champoeg State Heritage Area, 8239 Champoeg Road N.E., St. Paul. Activities include living history demonstrations, a scaled down barn raising, and numerous stations depicting pioneer farm life. For more information, call 503-678-1649.

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 503-538-7987. 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.

Ice cream social: The McMinnville Grange will host a free ice cream social from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Farmers Market, 1700 S.W. Old Sheridan Road. For more information, call 503-538-7987.

 

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 scores 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 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 3

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.

Prose night: The McMinnville Public Library and Velvet Monkey Tea will host prose night beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at Velvet Monkey Tea, 406 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Portland author, Kate Gray, will read from her latest book followed by prose reading from audience members. For more information, call 503-435-5554 or visit www.maclibrary.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.

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. 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. 

 

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 547-817-4769.

Pancake feed: Newell Pioneer Village will hold a pancake feed from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept.5, at the Newell Pioneer Village, 8089 Champoeg Road N.E., St. Paul. Breakfast is $5 per person and includes scrambled eggs, ham, sausage and pancakes. For more information, call 503-678-5537 or visit www.newellpioneervillage.com.

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 503-538-7987. 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.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 10

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, 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.

Dundee movie: The Dundee Community Committee will show a free, family-friendly movie at sundown Saturday, Sept. 12, at Billick Park, 320 S.W. Fifth St., Dundee. Children’s activities begin at 7 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase. For more information, call Matt Compton at 503-537-9404 or visit the Dundee Community Committee Facebook page.

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 503-538-7987. 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.

5K Run: Homeward Bound Pets will host a 5K run and 1 mile walk beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Joe Dancer Park, 1650 S.E. Brooks St., McMinnville. Registration costs $25 and includes a t-shirt and “wag” bag. For more information, call 971-237-1604 or go to hbpets.org.

Emergency preparedness: The city of Amity in partnership with community members will host an emergency preparedness fair from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Amity Community Center, 109 Maddox Ave., Amity. The event is free. For more information, call 503-857-5797.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 13

Dundee party: The Dundee Community Committee will hold its annual Dundee Party in the Park from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at Billick Park, 320 S.W. Fifth St., Dundee. Activities include free carnival games and an ice cream social, a 4-H petting zoo, music, bounce houses and more. For more information, call Matt Compton at 503-537-9404 or visit the Dundee Community Committee Facebook page.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16

Breakfast: The McMinnville Downtown Association will hold a State of the Downtown Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at McMenamins Hotel Oregon, 310 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Cost for the breakfast buffet is $15 for MDA members and $20 for non-members. Speakers will discuss the Historic Mac Grant Project, Alpine Avenue and Fifth Street Transportation Projects, and tourism in McMinnville. RSVP by Sept. 14 at 503-472-3605 or cassie@downtownmcminnville.com.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 17

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, 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.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 19

Wine tasting: The Sheridan Museum of History will hold a wine tasting event feauturing local “Hauer of the Dauen” wines from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Sheridan Museum of History, 245 South Bridge St., Sheridan. Tickets are $15 each or two for $25 at the door. For tickets or more information call 503-843-3184

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.

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 503-538-7987. 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.

Appraisal fair: The Yamhill County Historical Society will host a quilt show, vintage market and appraisal fare from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Events include presentations on quilting, antique experts giving evaluations of collectibles, vendors, food, and music. Admission is $3 for adults, free for kids 12 and under. For more information, call 503-434-0490 or go to www.yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 20

Run/Walk: The McMinnville Police Association, the McMinnville Fire Association and Linfield College will hold the Parker Archie Moore 3.5 mile Memorial Run/Walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, at Linfield College, 900 S.W. Baker St. The event will begin and end at the track surrounding Maxwell Field. Proceeds will go to the Parker Archie Moore Endowed Scholarship at Linfield College. To register, go to runsignup.com/Race/OR/McMinnville/ParkerArchieMoore35mileMemorialRunWalk.

 

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.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 24

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, 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.

Chehalem Players: The Chehalem Players Repertory will present “The Odd Couple” at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 27 through Oct. 11, at the Black Box Theater, Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. For more information or tickets, call 971-264-9409 or email cpr@chehalemplayersrep.org.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 26

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 503-538-7987. 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.

Vintage baseball game: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center and ALHFAM will host a vintage baseball game from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Dunham Lane, McMinnville. Come see the game as it was played in the 1860s. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. If you would like to join the team, contact Gloria Lutz at glutz@onlinemac.com. For more information, call 503-864-2308.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30

Local artist/author: Mac Thinks will hold an author reading with local artist and author Lisa Congdon at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the Nicholson Library at Linfield College, McMinnville. For more information, call 503-883-2517.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 2

Studio Tour: The Art Alliance of Yamhill County will hold the Art Harvest Studio Tour of Yamhill county from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 2-4 and Oct. 9-11. Tour buttons cost $8 and are available at artist studios during the tour dates and at galleries in McMinnville, Sheridan, and Newberg. For more information, visit www.artharveststudiotour.org.

 

THURSDAY, OCT 1

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.

 

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.

5K fun run: SNACK will hold a 5K fun run from at 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Evergreen Aviation Museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Registration is $25 for adults, $15 for students, and $5 for kids who want to participate in the costume contest but not compete in the 5K. All participants are encouraged to wear costumes. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes. For more information, call 503-434-8278 or visit www.snackprogram.org.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 8

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, 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.

Celebrate children: Juliette’s House will hold its 21st annual fundraiser from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third Street, McMinnville. Tickets are $85 per person and include dinner, an auction and live music. Money raised goes to support the organization’s mission to prevent child abuse and neglect. For more information, call 503-687-1313.

 

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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