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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Editor’s note: Because of concerns about the coronavirus, many event organizers are considering whether to proceed as scheduled. Call or e-mail ahead to confirm details.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 24

CANCELED - Tea party: The McMinnville Public Library is holding an American Girl Tea Party for girls and an accompanying adult from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Dressing up is encouraged; dolls are optional. The party is free, but seating is limited and registration is required. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5559 or Samantha.geary@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

CANCELED - Train playtime: The McMinnville Public Library is holding Thomas the Tank Engine Playtime from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The free playtime for children ages 12 and younger will include toys, crafts, and stories. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5559 or Samantha.geary@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 26

CANCELED - Oak savannas: Linda Boyer, restoration biologist and native plant manager for Heritage Seedlings, will present “Restoring Savannas” at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Carnegie Room of the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The free presentation is sponsored by the Cheahmill Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon. For more information, e-mail ch_president@NSPOregon.org.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

CANCELED - Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Proof” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through April 5. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

CANCELED - Basketball camp: The See Ya Later Spring Break Basketball Camp will be held Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, at the Ted Wilson Gymnasium, Linfield College. Grades first through fourth will run from 9 a.m. to noon and grades fifth through eighth from 1 to 5 p.m. Students will learn basketball fundamentals, team strategies and ball-handling skills. The camp is limited to 200 participants. Registration fee is $30. Scholarships are available. For more information, contact Carmen Banke at 503-434-1730 or info@seeyalater.org or visit www.seeyalater.org.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

CANCELED - Qigong class: Human Harmonies Northwest will offer a free introductory class on qigong and tai chi from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.E. Adams St. For more information, contact Lyne Breault at 503-383-9799 or lyne@humanharmonies.com.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

CANCELED - Community theater: The Gallery Theater gives its final performances of “Proof” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 5, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 4

CANCELED - Farm Fest: The Yamhill County Historical Society is holding its annual Farm Fest and Plowing Competition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The competition is the largest of its kind on the West Coast, with more than 20 teams of draft horses and mules. The event also features a blacksmith, sawmill, farm demonstrations, food, music and children’s activities. Admission is $8 and free for children younger than 12. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842 or events@yamhillcountyhistory.org, or visit yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 5

CANCELED - Qigong class: Human Harmonies Northwest and Mac Market will offer a free class on qigong and tai chi from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday, April 5, at Mac Market, 1140 N.E. Alpine Ave., McMinnville. For more information, contact Lyne Breault at 503-383-9799 or lyne@humanharmonies.com.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

CANCELED - Family movie: The McMinnville Public Library is hosting a free no-school-day showing of a family movie at 2 p.m. Friday, April 10, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5559 or samantha.geary@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

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, April 11, 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, e-mail ch_president@NSPOregon.org.

Crab feed: McMinnville Athletic Club’s 26th annual Crab Feed and Auction is set for Saturday, April 11, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Crab dinner tickets are $35 and sausage dinner tickets are $20 when purchased at the door. The event is a fundraiser to benefit the high school’s sports programs. For more information or to order tickets in advance at a discount, contact the McMinnville High School Athletic Department at 503-565-4206 or e-mail macclub97128@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

CANCELED - Family movie: The McMinnville Public Library is hosting a free no-school-day showing of a family movie at 2 p.m. Friday, April 17, in the Carnegie Room of the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room. For more information, contact Samantha Geary at 503-435-5559 or samantha.geary@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

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 Krista McCallum at 971-832-2915 or letschat@237marketingandweb.com.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

CANCELED - Camellia Festival: The 12th annual Camellia Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. The festival is a celebration of Asian/Pacific Rim cultures through art, food, performances and horticulture. Admission is free. A Run/Walk is set for 9 to 10:30 a.m. Registration is $30 and includes a t-shirt and a 1 gallon potted Camellia. For more information, visit www.newbergcamelliafestival.com.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

Sage Grouse: Stu Garrett, conservation coordinator for the East Cascades Audubon Society, will present “Plight of the Sage Grouse” at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Carnegie Room of the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The free presentation is sponsored by the Cheahmill Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon. For more information, e-mail ch_president@NSPOregon.org.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

Food trucks: The Mac Food Truck Festival is set for noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 25 and 26, 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.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 1

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s production of “Man of La Mancha” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through May 24. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 2

Young entrepreneurs: McMinnville Lemonade Day is set for Saturday, May 2, throughout the city. Local children will set up stands at various locations with lemonade available for purchase. For more information, visit mcminnville.lemonadeday.org. 

 

FRIDAY, MAY 8

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Man of La Mancha” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 10, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through May 24. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 9

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in the Carnegie Room 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, MAY 15

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Man of La Mancha” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 15 and 16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through May 24. General admission is $20, or $16 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 Krista McCallum at 971-832-2915 or letschat@237marketingandweb.com.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 17

Community concert: The Second Winds Community Band and the 99 West Jazz Band will present “The Wild Wild West,” a concert of Western-themed music, at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Admission is free. For more information, call Carolyn Franklin at 206-949-4843. 

 

FRIDAY, MAY 22

Community theater: Gallery Theater gives its final performances of “Man of La Mancha” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 24, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 11

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in the Carnegie Room 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 23

Newberg festival: The Newberg Old Fashioned Festival is set for Thursday, July 23, through Sunday, July 26. Activities include a carnival, live music, two parades, a fireworks show and a car show. For more information, visit newbergoldfashionedfestival.org.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 24

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s production of “Steel Magnolias” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 26, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through August 9. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 31

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Steel Magnolias” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 31 and Aug. 1, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through August 9. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 7

Community theater: Gallery Theater gives its final performances of “Steel Magnolias” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7 and 8, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 15

Harvest Fest: The Yamhill County Historical Society will hold its annual old-time Harvest Fest, featuring antique farming equipment and draft animals, vendors, music, food and children’s activities, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15 and 16, 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 events@yamhillcountyhistory.org, or visit yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 4

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s production of “Mamma Mia” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Sept. 27. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 6

Half marathon: The Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon is set for 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, with a rural route from Stoller Family Estate to Carlton. Following the race, a wine and music festival hosted by Ken Wright Cellars will be held for participants and their guests in downtown Carlton. Registration is $88. For more information, visit www.oregonwinecountryhalf.com.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 11

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Mamma Mia” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11 and 12, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Sept. 27. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 12

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Carnegie Room 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, SEPT. 18

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Mamma Mia” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18 and 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Sept. 27. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 19

Quilt show: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting “Treasures in the Attic” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 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. Admission is $5. For more information, contact Raylinda Price at 503-472-2842 or events@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25

Community theater: Gallery Theater gives its final performances of “Mamma Mia” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 16

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s production of “Novecento” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 and 17, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Nov. 1. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 23

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Novecento” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23 and 24, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Nov. 1. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 30

Community theater: Gallery Theater gives its final performances of “Novecento” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 31

Halloween tour: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting “A Night at the Museum: Halloween Tour” from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 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.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 14

Book sale: Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Carnegie Room 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. 20

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s production of “Anne of Green Gables” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20 and 21, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Dec. 13. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 27

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Anne of Green Gables” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27 and 28, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Dec. 13. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

FRIDAY, DEC. 4

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents its production of “Anne of Green Gables” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through Dec. 13. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 5

Holiday bazaar: The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center is hosting its 11th annual Handmade Holidays Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, 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 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. 11

Community theater: Gallery Theater gives its final performances of “Anne of Green Gables” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 11 and 12, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. General admission is $20, or $16 for students and seniors. For more information, call the theater at 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

 

 

Editor’s note: Because of concerns about the coronavirus, many event organizers are considering whether to proceed as scheduled. Call or e-mail ahead to confirm details.   TUESDAY, MARCH 24 CANCELED - Tea party: The McMinnville Public Library is holding an American Girl Tea Party for girls and an accompanying adult from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams ...
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