Calendar

COMMUNITY EVENTS

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.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

Trail race: Trail races will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, beginning with a 10K at 9 a.m. and a 5K at 10:15 a.m. at Miller Woods, 15580 N.W. Orchard View Road, McMinnville. Outdoor Education Adventures will offer an outdoor camp from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. for ages 5-12. Race registration is $45. Parking is $5. Kids’ camp is $10; pre-registration is required. The races raise funds to support the upkeep and building of permanent restrooms at Miller Woods. A raffle will be held and prizes awarded for top runners in eight categories. For more information, contact Jeremy Hurl at 503-971-7473, jhurl4063@gmail.com or visit ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=68559.

Dementia care: Oregon Care Partners will host “Positive Approach to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care” from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Red Lion Inn & Suites, 2535 N.E. Cumulus Ave., McMinnville. The class is designed for anyone who provides care for an aging family member or loved one, as well as those who work in professional caregiver settings, public safety or social work. For more information, call Oregon Care Partners at 1-800-930-6851 or visit www.OregonCarePartners.com.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

Author program: Oregon author Maggie Stuckey will discuss her life as a writer and the process of publishing a book at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The program is free and open to writers of all ages and levels. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

Presentation potluck: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is holding a Presentation & Potluck from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Ike Bay, blacksmithing instructor, will share the history of blacksmithing and the use of the blacksmithing shop at the Heritage Center. The Potluck will be from 1 to 1:30 and “Blacksmithing Today” will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The program is free, but donations will be accepted. For more information, call Pam Watts at 503-434-0490.

 

MONDAY, OCT. 14

Book sale: Linfield College’s Nicholson Library will hold a book sale from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Oct. 14-17, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. For more information, contact Bahram Refaei at 503-883-2520 or brefaei@linfield.edu.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

Hillside talk: Hillside Foundation presents “Innovations in Prosecution” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Yamhill District Attorney Brad Berry will give a presentation on the duties and responsibilities of the District Attorney along with approaches taken to deal with minor offenses, repeat offenders and people with mental illness. The program is part of Hillside’s fall Adventures in Learning series, which is open to the public. Admission is $5. For more information, call 503-857-0686. 

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16

Faculty lecture: Nick Buccola, professor of political science at Linfield College, will present “The Fire is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate over Race in America” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Riley Hall at Linfield. The event is sponsored by Academic Affairs and is free and open to the public. For more information, call the college at 503-883-2409 or email msymons@linfield.edu.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 17

String quartet: The Telegraph Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in Ice Auditorium at Melrose Hall at Linfield College. This event is sponsored by the Department of Music in collaboration with Friends of Chamber Music in Portland. The event is free to all students K-12, and costs $10 for general admission at the door. For more information, call the Department of Music at 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts. 

 

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 email artwinewalk@gmail.com.

Auction fundraiser: The Juliette’s House Child Abuse Intervention Center will hold its annual auction fundraiser, “Celebrate the Children,” from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Abbey Road Farm, 10501 N.E. Abbey Road, Carlton. Tickets are $95 per person; table reservations for parties of eight are available. The event includes dinner, wine, live music, and silent and live auctions. For more information, contact Juliette’s House at 503-435-1515 or info@julietteshouse.org. 

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

Sewing class: A free class on the basics of sewing and repair will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The first 25 participants will receive a small beginners sewing kit. For more information, contact Recology at 503-472-3176 or rwoinfo@recology.com.

Faculty recital: Cellist Diane Chaplin will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College. The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Department of Music at 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.

AAUW program: Willakenzie Estate founder and arts advocate Ronni Lacroute will discuss how she overcame gender bias in her career and life at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Carnegie Room, at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The free program is sponsored by Yamhill County AAUW. For more information, contact Rosalee Hayes at 503-381-6955 or rosaleehomesales@gmail.com.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 20

Basketball camp: The Linfield Wildcat teams will lead a basketball camp for children from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Ted Wilson Gymnasium, Linfield College. Admission is $10. The event will help raise funds for Zeta Tau Alpha’s philanthropy projects focused on breast cancer education and awareness. For more information, contact Katie Sheely at 541-537-2397 or ksheely@linfield.edu.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

Hillside talk: Hillside Foundation presents “Winston Churchill and The Darkest Hour: Myth and Reality” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Professor Neil Kunze, Emeritus Professor of History, Southern Oregon University, will give a presentation analyzing three days in late May 1940 when Winston Churchill and the War Cabinet debated whether to enter into negotiations for peace with Germany. The program is part of Hillside’s fall Adventures in Learning series, which is open to the public. Admission is $5. For more information, call 503-857-0686. 

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 24

Roadside vegetation: Susan Aldrich-Markham will give a free presentation on the Roadside Vegetation Inventory for Yamhill County Public Works at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Carnegie Room of the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The program is sponsored by the Cheahmill Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon. For more information, email ch_president@NSPOregon.org.

 

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.

Hispanic heritage: Linfield College will host the Hispanic Heritage Celebracion in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the Rutschman Field House. The event will feature food, dancing and live music. For more information, call the college at 503-883-2518.

Writing program: The McMinnville Public Library is holding “Ready Set Go NaNoWriMo” with writer Kendy Pearson at 2 p.m. Sat. Oct. 26, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Pearson will prepare attendees to participate in November’s National Novel Writing Month. Writers of all ages and levels are welcome. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtmey.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

Fall concert: The Linfield College Choir will present its fall concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in Ice Auditorium. For more information, call the Department of Music at 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.

 

MONDAY, OCT. 28

History pub: Cedric Clute will present “Carter the Great: His World-Renowned Magic Career and Accidental Revival” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, in Mattie’s Room at McMenamins Hotel Oregon, 310 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The talk is free, open to the public and is part of the McMenamins History Pub series. For more information, call Hotel Oregon at 503-472-8427 or email EmlynS@mcmenamins.com. 

 

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.

 

THURSDAY, NOV. 6

Norwegian concert: The Northwest Edvard Grieg Society presents “The Complete Songs of Edvard Grieg: Fjell & Fjord,” with baritone Alan Dunbar and pianist Knut Erik Jensen, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Vivian Bull Music Center at Linfield College. Admission is $25, $20 for society members and free for students. For more information, contact Laura Lgoe at 617-894-3955 or info@nwegriegsociety.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 email 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.

 

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

Mushroom identification: Rachel Zoller, a member of the Oregon Mycological Society, will give a free presentation on mushroom identification, foraging and fungal/plant associations at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Carnegie Room of the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The program is sponsored by the Cheahmill Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon. For more information, email ch_president@NSPOregon.org.

 

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 email 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 email events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

Music camp: The Humlie School of Music will direct the See Ya Later Music Camp for children in kindergarten through second grade from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Coast Hills Community Church, 655 Hwy 99W, McMinnville. Camp fee is $25. Scholarships are available. For more information, contact Carmen Banke at 503-434-1730 or info@seeyalater.org.

 

SUNDAY, DEC. 8

Home tour: Decorated homes will be featured in the 31st annual Wine Country Holiday Home Tour, a fundraiser for Soroptomist International of McMinnville, from noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. Following the tour is a celebration at Michelbook Country Club, which will include holiday treats, music, wine for purchase and a silent auction. Tour tickets are $25 and include admission to the Michelbook celebration. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 971-241-0536 or visit www.soroptomistmcminnville.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 email artwinewalk@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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