Calendar

COMMUNITY EVENTS

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

Inspired poetry: “Paintings to Poems” is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, April. 18, at the Gallery at Ten Oaks, 801 S.W. Baker St., McMinnville. Participants may browse the gallery and choose a piece of art to write a poem about. The poems may be shared during an open mic session. There is no cost to attend. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

Poetry reading: Christopher Keaveney, Linfield College professor of Japanese, will read from his recent poetry collection, “The boy who ate nothing but sonnets,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Department of Global Languages and Cultural Studies. For more information, contact Keaveney at 503-883-2584 or ckeaven@linfield.edu. 

  

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

Community theater: The Gallery Theater’s performances of “Peter and the Starcatcher” is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through May 5. 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.

Graphic novel: Chelsea Cain and other creators of the graphic novel, “Man-eaters!” will introduce their book at 6 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St., McMinnville. The story — rated T+, for ages 13 and older – involves a disease that causes menstruating women to turn into ferocious killer wildcats. As panic spreads, the fate of the world rests on the shoulders of a 12-year-old girl. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

Writing festival: The Terroir Creative Writing Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Chemeketa Community College’s Yamhill Valley Campus, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. Speakers include Kim Stafford and Courtenay Hameister. Cost to attend is $65. For more information or to register, visit terroircreativewritingfestival.com.

Egg hunt: The Homesteaders 4-H Club, Yamhill Community Club and T & E General Store will hold an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Beulah Park, East Third St., Yamhill. Children will be separated into five age groups. Golden eggs with special prizes will be hidden for each group. For more information, contact Shirley Steele at 503-341-7789 or steelefm8gk@gmail.com.

Author event: An evening of poetry and prose with Oregon writers Michael Copperman, Joe Wilkins and Anna Keesey is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the McMinnville Center for the Arts, 636 N.E. Baker St. Wine from Burton Bittman will be available for purchase. For more information, call the gallery at 503-435-0734.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

Hillside talk: Hillside Foundation presents “Wildfire in Western Oregon: Past, Present & Future” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Emeritus Scientist Thomas Spies will discuss the current wildfire situation as well as the history and role of wildfire in Western Oregon. The program is part of Hillside’s spring Adventures in Learning series, which is open to the public. Admission is $5. For more information, call 503-857-0686.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

Lecture: Lisa Hay, federal public defender for the state of Oregon, will deliver a lecture about how her liberal arts background has influenced her work in criminal law at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the Nicholson Library at Linfield College. For more information, contact Nick Buccola at 503-883-2246 or nbuccol@linfield.edu.

Last lecture: Dawn Graff-Haight, retiring professor of health education, will give a last lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall, Linfield College. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, call the college at 503-883-2547 or e-mail alumni@linfield.edu.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

Parks plants: Dr. Mark Huff, director of long-term ecological monitoring in the Northwest for the National Park Service, presents “Monitoring, Classifying and Mapping Vegetation in Northwest National Parks,” a free presentation, at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 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, call 503-538-3976.

Open mic: As part of National Poetry Month, the Linfield College English department will host a poetry open mic event at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in Nicholson Library. This free event is part of the “Readings at the Nick” series. For more information, contact Jose Angel Araguz at 503-883-2583.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

Community theater: The Gallery Theater’s performances of “Peter and the Starcatcher” will continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through May 5. 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.

Recycled art: The inaugural McMinnville Recycled Arts Festival is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, at Linfield College. The event, sponsored by Zero Waste McMinnville and Linfield College Sustainability, will feature vendors selling art pieces created from recycled materials. For more information, contact Aundrea Harris at 971-285-2535 or macrecycledartsfestival@gmail.com

Jazz concert: McMinnville Music Boosters present a live jazz concert featuring the McMinnville High School Jazz Band, RED and 99 West from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Admission is $15 or $25 for preferred seating. Winetasting will be provided by JL Kiff Vineyard. For more information, contact Brian Bailey at 971-901-6477 or macmusicboosters@gmail.com.  

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

Food trucks: The Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation and McMinnville Noon Rotary Club are sponsoring a food truck festival at 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 27-28, on Alpine Avenue, McMinnville. The event is a fundraiser for community projects and will help provide financial assistance for local individuals battling cancer. Admission is $10. For more information, call the Cancer Foundation at 503-435-6592, or visit www.mcminnvillefoodtruckfestival.com.

Arts fundraiser: “Night of the Arts: Mission Impossible,” a fundraising event for the Yamhill Carlton Education Foundation, is set for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at American Legion Post 173, 158 E. Main St., Carlton. The event will include a secret agent puzzle packet, art experience tables, a live auction, student juried art show, raffle, silent auction and a light dinner catered by Yamhill-Carlton students. Admission is $15, $10 for students and free for children younger than 5. Tables for 10, including two bottles of wine, are available for $200. For more information, contact Susan FitzGerald at 503-730-6781 or fitzgerald.susan263@gmail.com

Lu’au: The Linfield College Hawaiian Club will host its 47th annual lu’au on Saturday, April 27, in Ted Wilson Gymnasium. Dinner from Hawaiian Café will be served in the Rutschman Field House. Tickets will be available April 4, at linfieldtickets.com. For more information, contact Sarah Fuller at 503-883-2435.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

Creek cleanup: The Greater Yamhill Watershed Council is sponsoring a Cozine Creek Trash Cleanup and Pizza Party from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 28, behind Linfield’s Newby Hall. Safety gear, trash grabbers, refreshments and a limited selection of rubber boots and wading gear will be provided. For more information, contact Luke Westphal at 503-474-1047 or luke@gywc.org. 

 

MONDAY, APRIL 29

Philosophy talk: Leonard Finkelman, assistant professor at philosophy at Linfield College, presents “Star Wars: Extraterrestrials, Evolution and Ethics” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, in Mattie’s Room at McMenamins Hotel Oregon, 310 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The free talk is part of the McMenamins History Pub series. For more information, contact Dani Chisolm at 503-472-8427 or emlyns@mcmenamins.com.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

Author reading: Joe Wilkins, Linfield College professor of English, will read from his debut novel, “Fall Back Down When I Die,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading is free and open to the public and is presented by the Linfield Nicholson Library and the Linfield College English Department as part of the Readings at the Nick series. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517 or swhyte@linfield.edu. 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 2

Linfield theater: Linfield College’s 99th theater season continues with a production of “Cabaret,” with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 2-4, and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall. Reserved seating at cabaret tables is $15. General admission is $12, $10 for seniors, Linfield faculty and staff, and $6 for students from any school. For more information, call 503-883-2292 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

Farmer’s market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market opens this year on Thursday, May 2, at First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 3

Community theater: The Gallery Theater’s performances of “Peter and the Starcatcher” will continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 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, MAY 4

Fundraising dinner: The Soup Kitchen at St. Barnabas Annual Dinner & Fundraiser and Silent Auction is set for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the church, 822 S.W. Second St., McMinnville. Tickets are $55, or $400 for a table for eight. For more information, contact Kellie Menke at 503-550-7478 or ksmenke123@gmail.com, or visit www.stbmac.org/soupkitchen.

Young entrepreneurs: McMinnville Lemonade Day is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, throughout the city. Local children will set up stands at various locations with lemonade available for purchase. For more information, visit mcminnville.lemonadeday.org.

Choir performance: The McMinnville Women’s Choir will perform a concert, “Nobody Gets Left Behind,” at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St., McMinnville. Tickets are $15 at the door or $12 in advance at Oregon Stationers. Admission is free for students and children. For more information, contact Marcia Mikesh at 503-474-1900 or Marcia@goodhut.com. 

Plant sale: The Yamhill County Master Gardeners Association will hold its 27th annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds, 2070 N.E. Lafayette Ave., McMinnville. Thousands of ornamental and vegetable plants will be available for purchase. Other attractions include free soil pH testing, a gardening advice clinic and plant selection assistance. Admission is free. For more information, contact Kathleen Brown at 503-317-3926 or lilacandroseboquet@gmail.com.

 

MONDAY, MAY 6

Service awards: The annual Distinguished Service Awards banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, May 6, at the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. Dave Haugeberg, 1992 man of the year, will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $45 and include dinner catered by Harvest Fresh. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Chelsey Nichol at 971-237-1400 or ioofoccidental30@gmail.com.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 9

Linfield theater: Linfield College’s 99th theater season continues with a production of “Cabaret,” with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 9-11, at the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall. Reserved seating at cabaret tables is $15. General admission is $12, $10 for seniors, Linfield faculty and staff, and $6 for students from any school. For more information, call 503-883-2292 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 10

Historical reenactment: The Amity Historic Landmarks Committee will present “Voices of Amity,” a historical reenactment of Amity pioneers by local actors, at 2:15 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Amity Pioneer Cemetery, Woodland Way and Fifth Street. For more information, contact Jim Affolter at 503-550-4476 or affolter@comcast.net.   

 

SATURDAY, MAY 11

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 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.

Health fair: The Student Nutrition and Activity Clinic for Kids (SNACK) will be hosting “Commit to be Fit: Health Around the World” from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evens St. The free program is open to the public and will include health screenings and resources, youth fitness activities and a silent auction. For more information, contact SNACK at 503-434-8278 or hello@snackprogram.org.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 16

UFO fest: The 19th annual UFO Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday, May 16-18, in McMinnville. Highlights include talks by expert ufologists, panel discussions, a costume ball, an alien parade, live music and the Alien Abduction Dash 5K and Kids Fun Run. Back for its second year is the winetasting event “Close Encounters of the Third Vine,” held Thursday night at McMenamins. For more information or to purchase tickets for speaker events, visit ufofest.com.

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 17

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.

Elementary carnival: Grandhaven Elementary School will hold a carnival and silent auction fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the school, 3200 N.E. McDonald Lane, McMinnville. For more information, call the school at 503-565-4700.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 18

Habitat project: The Greater Yamhill Watershed Council will hold a walking tour of Tice Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the park, 2761 N. Baker St., McMinnville. Information will be provided on upcoming projects and activities to improve habitat that have been funded by a four-year state grant from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board. A volunteer work party will follow at 11 a.m. Refreshments, work gloves and tools will be provided. For more information, contact Luke Westphal at 503-474-1047 or luke@gywc.org.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 23

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 23, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 25

Boat races: The annual Memorial Weekend Boat Races are set for Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26, at Roger’s Landing on the Willamette River, Newberg. Admission is free. For more information, contact Roxy Homer at 503-537-7890 or Dean Payne at 503-784-6264.

Plant sale: The Native Plant Society of Oregon’s Cheahmill Chapter will hold its annual wildflower show and native plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Various wildflowers will be displayed and locally grown native plants will be available for purchase. Admission is free. For more information, call 971-267-0058.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 30

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 30, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

Mud drags: The Willamina Mud Drags and Bogs are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at the corner of Southeast Lincoln and Adams streets. Admission is $5 or $15 for a pit pass. A second event is set for Saturday, June 29. For more information, call Sherry Dawkins at 503-435-8908.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 6

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

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

Scottish fest: The McMinnville Scottish Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9, at Linfield College. The festival will include a caber toss, exhibits, vendors, scotch tasting, children’s activities, authentic Scottish food and drink, and live Celtic music and dancing. For tickets or more information, visit www.macscottoshfest.com.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 13

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 13, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

Father’s day: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is holding a free Father’s Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Special activities will be announced. Donations will be accepted. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842 or events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

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.

Fun Days: Carlton Fun Days is set for Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22, at Ladd Park, 1003 W. Grant St., Carlton. The festivities will include a car show, parade, vendors, live music, a 5K run and a parade. For more information, e-mail carltonfundays@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/CarltonFunDays.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

Garden tour: The McMinnville Garden Club’s annual Garden Tour and Faire is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23. The tour will include five private gardens in McMinnville; cost is $10. The sale, with vendors featuring garden-themed items, will be held at Second and Cowls streets, McMinnville. Admission is free. For more information, contact Jessica Peterson at 541-784-5089 or jessicapetersen1949@hotmail.com, or visit mcminnvillegardenclub.org.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 27, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

Mud drags: The Willamina Mud Drags and Bogs are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at the corner of S.E. Lincoln and S.E. Adams Streets, Willamina. Admission is $5 or $15 for a pit pass. For more information, call Sherry Dawkins at 503-435-8908.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 2

St. Paul rodeo: The 84th annual Fourth of July Rodeo is set for July 2-6 at the city park in St. Paul. For more information, visit stpaulrodeo.com.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 4

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 4, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 11

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 11, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 12

Turkey Rama: McMinnville’s annual Turkey Rama festival is set for Friday through Sunday, July 12-14, in downtown McMinnville. Vendors and local merchants will set up booths along Third Street. For more information, call the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce at 503-472-6196. 

 

SATURDAY, JULY 13

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 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, JULY 18

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 18, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 19

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, JULY 25

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 25, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 26

Community theater: The Gallery Theater’s performances of “The Graduate” is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Aug. 11. 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, AUG. 1

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 2

Community theater: The Gallery Theater’s performances of “The Graduate” will continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2 and 3, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Aug. 11. 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, AUG. 8

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

Community theater: The Gallery Theater’s final performances of “The Graduate” will continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 9 and 10, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 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, AUG. 15

Farmers market: The McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, on First and Cowls streets and continues Thursdays through Oct. 10. For more information, call the downtown association at 503-472-3605.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

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, AUG. 17

Harvest fest: The Yamhill County Historical Society will hold its annual old-time Harvest Fest, featuring antique farming equipment and demonstrations, vendors, music, food and children’s activities, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18, at 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. Admission is $8 for adults and free for children younger than 12. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842 or events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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: The 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.

 

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: The 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.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

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: The 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: The 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.

 

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: The 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: The 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: The 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: The 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: The 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: The 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: The 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, APRIL 18 Inspired poetry: “Paintings to Poems” is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, April. 18, at the Gallery at Ten Oaks, 801 S.W. Baker St., McMinnville. Participants may browse the gallery and choose a piece of art to write a poem about. The poems may be shared during an open mic session. There is no cost to attend. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov. Poetry ...
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