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COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

Plaza concert: The Resolectrics will perform Thursday evening, Aug. 22, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. A $5 donation is suggested. The show is part of the Concerts in the City series, held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 29 and 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays, July 16 to Aug. 20. For information on the Thursday shows, visit macdowntown.com; for information on the Tuesday shows, call the city at 503-434-7369.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

Dayton celebration: Dayton Friday Nights will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 30, 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. This week’s musical performance is the big band jazz ensemble 99 West Jazz. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kelly@daytonoregon.org.

Wine country weekend: “Bounty of Yamhill County” will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-25. Food, wine, beer and hiking will be featured during the weekend-long fundraising event for the Yamhill Enrichment Society (YES). Kicking off the festivities are two Winemaker Chill & Grill events from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23. For more information, call 503-883-9654 or visit bountyofyamhillcounty.com. 

Fundraiser sale: The Daughters of the American Revolution Yamhill Chapter will hold their 39th annual garage sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24, at 1780 N.W. Wallace Road, McMinnville. The fundraiser will benefit the group’s scholarship programs and its objectives of education, historic preservation and patriotism. For more information, call Eleanor Fuhrer at 503-472-7948.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

Downtown cruising: Cruising McMinnville will return to downtown McMinnville on Saturday, Aug. 24, with a car show from noon to 5 p.m. and cruising from 5 to 10 p.m. Registration for the car show costs $20. Cruising and spectator admission is free. For more information, visit cruisingmcminnville.com.

Motorcycle show: The YC Community Pet Heroes Breakfast & Motorcycle Show is set for 6 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the American Legion Hall, 126 Atlantic St., McMinnville. Buffet breakfast costs $9, or $8 for those registered for the motorcycle show; price includes a chance to win a homemade cornhole game. Breakfast is free for children younger than age 5. Motorcycle show admission is free. For more information about the fundraiser, contact Kimball Kiess at 971-901-1322 or ycpetheroes@gmail.com.   

Opera: Portland Opera a la Cart will give free performances at 2 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in the tasting room at Utopia Vineyards, 17445 N.E. Ribbon Ridge Road, Newberg. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Utopia Vineyards at 503-687-1671 or info@utopiawine.com.

Community sale: Parkland Village Retirement Community will hold a garage sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at 3121 N.E. Cumulus Ave., McMinnville. For more information, call Parkland at 503-435-1499.

Car show: The Knights of Pythias’ 2019 Wapato Showdown is set for Saturday, Aug. 24, in Gaston, with gates and registration opening for the car show at 7 a.m. Registration ends at noon. A pancake breakfast is set for 6:30 to 10:30 a.m., with all proceeds benefiting Gaston’s volunteer fire department. Food booths open at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Don Allen at 503-985-9548 or allen31761@comcast.net, or visit www.wapatoshowdown.show.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 26

History pub: Kevin Curry, director of video and adjunct faculty member at Linfield College, will present “Drawing a Line in the Sand: The True Story of Gov. Tom McCall and Oregon’s Beach Bill” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, in Mattie’s Room at McMenamins Hotel Oregon, 310 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is part of the McMenamins History Pub series. For more information, call 503-472-8427 or e-mail emlyns@mcmenamins.com.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 29

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

Plaza concert: Erisy Watt will perform Thursday evening, Aug. 29, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. A $5 donation is suggested. The show is the final performance of the Concerts in the City series, held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 29 and 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays, July 16 to Aug. 20. For information on the Thursday shows, visit macdowntown.com; for information on the Tuesday shows, call the city at 503-434-7369.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 30

Dayton celebration: The summer’s final Dayton Friday Nights event will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday Aug. 30, in Courthouse Square Park and the downtown area. There will be live music, vendors, wine, dining, shopping and antique cars on Fourth Street, sponsored by the Dayton Community Development Association, the city of Dayton and downtown businesses. This week’s musical performance is Louisiana zydeco by New Iberians Blues & Zydeco Band. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org/fridaynights, or contact Kelly Haverkate at 971-241-2076 or kelly@daytonoregon.org.

Music festival: The seventh-annual Walnut City Music Festival will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, and 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, in Lower City Park, McMinnville. Friday’s acts are Kurt Gentle, The Mutineers, MAITA, Valley Queen, The Yawpers; Saturday’s are Manitoba Road Crew, Bootleg Jam, Rum River Cult, Sunny War, The Solarists, The Deltaz and Seratones. Local beer, wine and food will be available for purchase. Tickets cost $25-$35; children under 12 get in free. For more information, call 971-237-1397 or visit www.walnutcitymusicfest.org. 

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

Outdoor qigong: A free outdoor qigong class will be offered from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Discovery Meadows Community Park, 1300 S.W. Cypress Lane, McMinnville. Human Harmonies Northwest is sponsoring the class, which introduces an exercise practice similar to tai chi. For more information, contact Lyne Breault at 503-383-9799 or lyne@humanharmonies.com.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

Half marathon: The Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon is set for 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, with a rural route from Stollar Vineyard to Carlton. Following the race, a wine and music festival will be held for participants and their guests in downtown Carlton. Registration is $88. For more information, visit www.oregonwinecountryhalf.com.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 5

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s performances of “Newsies” is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6 and 7, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Sept. 29. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

Sabor Latino: A celebration of Latino culture in Yamhill County is set for 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Chemeketa Yamhill Valley Campus, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The free event is open to the community and will include music, dance performances, resource tables and food vendors. For more information, contact Hanna DeMaster at 971-241-8783 or hdemaste@chemeketa.edu.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s performances of “Newsies” will continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Sept. 29. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Paid members may shop early, starting at 9 a.m. Most books cost $1; at 1 p.m., they will be available for $3 a bag. For more information, call Ken Carter at 916-524-8147.

Vintage baseball: The Yamhill County Historical Society is holding its annual Vintage Base Ball event at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Admission is free; donations will be accepted. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842 or events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

Heroes run: Hosted by the See Ya Later Foundation, the Champion Run for Heroes will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, beginning with a 7 a.m. check-in at the Falls Event Center on the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum campus. Activities include a 5K run/walk and 10K run, both starting at 8:45 a.m., a half-mile run for children and a KidsZone. Prizes will be awarded. The event recognizes local emergency responders —McMinnville’s police and fire departments and the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office. Entry fees are $35 in advance, $40 day of race, and $5 for kids’ run and/or KidsZone. For more information, contact Carmen Banke at 503-434-1730, info@seeyalater.org or visit www.seeyalater.org.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

All-human circus: The Flynn Creek Circus, featuring an acrobatic show and all-human performances, is set for 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 19 and 20; 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21; and 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, in the Northside Community Church lawn, 1800 Hoskins St., Newberg. Tickets range from $11 to $50. For more information and admission options, visit www.flynncreekcircus.com. 

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s performances of “Newsies” will continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and 21, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Sept. 29. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Wine tasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or e-mail artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Kiwanis auction: The annual Kiwanis Bids for Kids Dinner & Auction, the club’s principal fundraiser supporting children in the community, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Cost is $45 per person, and includes a silent auction and live music at 5 p.m., dinner (no-host beer and wine) at 6:45 p.m. and a live auction beginning at 7:15 p.m. Donations for the auction are welcome. For more information, or to purchase event tickets, call Heather Miller at 971-901-1464 or contact heathermiller13@gmail.com.

Quilt show: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting “Treasures in the Attic” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. More than 120 quilts will be on display, along with items from vintage and collectible vendors and a vintage market. The event includes an appraisal fair; a $5 fee is requested for each appraisal. There will be food and live music. Admission is $5. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842 or events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 26

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s final performances of “Newsies” will continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27 and 28, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

Outdoor qigong: A free outdoor qigong class will be offered from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Discovery Meadows Community Park, 1300 S.W. Cypress Lane, McMinnville. Human Harmonies Northwest is sponsoring the class, which introduces an exercise practice similar to tai chi. For more information, contact Lyne Breault at 503-383-9799 or lyne@humanharmonies.com.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 3

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 10

Farmers market: The last McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market of the season will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, on First and Cowls. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s performances of “Swimming in the Shallows” is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Nov. 3. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Wine tasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or e-mail artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s performances of “Swimming in the Shallows” continues at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Nov. 3. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

Halloween tour: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting “A Night at the Museum: Halloween Tour” from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $5 per vehicle. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842 or events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 1

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s final performances of “Swimming in the Shallows” continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1 and 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

Veterans display: The Yamhill County Historical Society will present a special Veterans Day display from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The exhibit will honor the veterans of Yamhill County and will feature veterans’ memorabilia, antique vehicles and agricultural machine display. Admission is free and open to the public. Donations are accepted. For more information, call Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842, or e-mail events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Paid members may shop early, starting at 9 a.m. Most books cost $1; at 1 p.m., they will be available for $3 a bag. For more information, call Ken Carter at 916-524-8147.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Wine tasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or e-mail artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 22

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s performances of “Beauty and the Beast” is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Dec. 15. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s performances of “Beauty and the Beast” continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29 and 30, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Dec. 15. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s performances of “Beauty and the Beast” continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6 and 7, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Dec. 15. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

Holiday bazaar: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting its 10th annual Handmade Holidays Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 and 8, at the center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. More than 50 vendors and local artist will display their handmade items; the event also includes a silent auction, music and food. Admission is free with a food donation for YCAP. Donations to the heritage center also will be accepted. For more information, call Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842, or e-mail events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

FRIDAY, DEC. 13

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s final performances of “Beauty and the Beast” will continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13 and 14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $18, or $15 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, DEC. 20

Art walk: Downtown McMinnville businesses present “3rd Friday on 3rd Street,” an art and wine walk held from 4 to 8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. Wine tasters should check in at McMenamins Hotel Oregon; $10 includes five tasting tickets, a commemorative glass, a wine bag and a map. For more information, contact Linda Hayes at 503-474-7005 or e-mail artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 22 Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605. Plaza concert: The Resolectrics will perform Thursday evening, Aug. 22, at the U.S. Bank Plaza, 335 N.E. Third St., ...
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