Calendar

COMMUNITY EVENTS

THURSDAY, FEB. 21

Author presentation: Ron May, a fifth-generation Oregonian, will share stories and pictures from his self-published book, “Recollections on the Life of A.H. May 1899-1985” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Yamhill County Historical Miller Museum, 605 Market St., Lafayette. May’s book is about his father’s life in the British Army and Shanghai Police Force and his later immigration to Oregon. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail the Yamhill County Genealogical Society at ycgsociety@yahoo.com or visit yamhillcountygenealogicalsociety.org.

History lecture: Brett L. Walker, noted historian, will present “Global History of the Destroyer Yukikaze: Energy, Natural Resources, and Japan’s Participation in the Second World War” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library at Linfield College. Walker is Regents professor of history at Montana State University-Bozeman. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact John Sagers at 503-883-2660 or jsagers@linfield.edu.  

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 22

Food and wine: The Yamhill Enrichment Society presents “Cuvee Stroll at The Allison,” a tasting event featuring more than a dozen wineries and artisan food sellers, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at The Allison Inn & Spa, 2525 Allison Lane, Newberg. Tickets are $50; a crystal glass is included. Proceeds benefit YES, which supports local arts, education, food and agriculture. For more information, call the resort at 503-554-2525.

 

MONDAY, FEB. 25

Railroad talk: Tom Mertes, adjunct professor of history at Linfield College, presents “Henry Villard and Northern Pacific Railroad” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 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.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27

Blood drive: A blood drive for the Red Cross will be held between noon and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Health, Human Performance and Athletics Fieldhouse at Linfield College. The event is sponsored by the Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Honor  Society Order of Omega. For signups and more information, visit www.linfield.edu/fsl/ooo/blood-drive.html or contact Sarah Bell at sbell1@linfield.edu. 

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 28

Hawaiian plants: Frank Howarth, former entomologist for Bishop Museum in Honolulu, will give a free presentation on his research into the insects, plants and animals that have evolved in the isolated environment of Hawaii, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 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. 

Dinner auction: The McMinnville Downtown Association presents its annual Awards Dinner and Piccadilly Auction at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. Advance tickets are available for $40. For more information, call the McMinnville Downtown Association at 503-472-3605 or visit www.macdowntown.com/events#/awards/.

Faculty recital: Abigail Sperling, instructor of flute at Linfield College, will present “Watercolors” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Delkin Recital Hall at the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College. The recital will feature music from Hummel, Gaubert and Copland. Guest musicians include Victoria Wolff-Zevallos on cello and Susan McDaniel on piano. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the college at 503-883-2275 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents the musical “The Addams Family” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through March 24. 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.

Family theater: MCO Productions, led by Newberg’s Marilyn Olson, presents the musical “KING,” the story of Saul and David, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. Admission is free. For more information, contact Olson at 504-537-7139 or mcoproductions@hotmail.com, or visit www.mcoproductions.net.

Jazz concert: Marcus Johnson, an internationally acclaimed jazz keyboardist, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the college at 503-883-2408. 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

Clothing swap: The McMinnville Public Library will hold a free clothing swap from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 2, in the Carnegie Room at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information, call Rachel Watson at 971-645-5647.

CASA auction: Yamhill County CASA’s annual gala and auction is set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St. Admission is $75 or $145 for a couple. Packages up for auction include weekend lodging at the Allison Inn & Spa and a weeklong stay in Napa Valley, California. For more information, contact the Court Appointed Special Advocates at 503-434-6668, office@yccasa.org or visit yccasa.org/events/.  

Bingo fundraiser: Friends of the McMinnville Senior Center will hold a fundraising Bingo Bash from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the center, 2250 N.E. McDaniel Lane. Cost is $20 for 25 games. Cash prizes up to $100 will be awarded. Snacks and beverages will be provided. For more information, contact Karen Ostrand at 206-498-2371 or kostrand@comcast.net. 

Pie auction: Fendall Communuty Club is holding a free stew feed followed by a pie auction fundraiser at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the club, 37515 Tindle Creek Road, Willamina. For more information, contact Naomi Kelley at 503-876-5294 or kak@onlinemac.com.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 7

Rummage sale: The Presbyterian Church of McMinnville will hold its 82nd annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. Thursday, March 7, and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, March 8, at the church, 390 N.E. Second St. The sale will include toys, furniture, books, tools, gifts, clothing, kitchen, yard items, coffee and pies. The fundraiser will help the women’s local and national missions. For more information, call the church office at 503-472-6256.    

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

Wine and food: The 26th annual SIP McMinnville Wine & Food Classic will be held March 8-10 at the Evergreen Space Museum, 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville. Hours are 3 to 9 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The event will feature approximately 160 vendors, including wineries, food vendors, distilleries, cider makers and breweries. General admission is $24. For more information, visit www.macclassic.org.

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents the musical “The Addams Family” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through March 24. 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.

Family theater: MCO Productions, led by Newberg’s Marilyn Olson, presents the musical “KING,” the story of Saul and David, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Baker Creek Community Church, 325 N.W. Baker Creek Road, McMinnville. Admission is free. For more information, contact Olson at 504-537-7139 or mcoproductions@hotmail.com, or visit www.mcoproductions.net.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

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

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

Band concert: The Newberg Community Band will hold a free concert for children at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Bauman Auditorium, George Fox University, 414 N. Meridian St., Newberg. Selections will include “Peter and the Wolf,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Star Wars” marches. For more information, visit www.newbergcommunityband.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

Linfield theater: Linfield College’s 99th theater season continues with the production of “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, March 13-16, and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall. General admission is $9, $7 for seniors, Linfield faculty and staff, and $5 for students from any school. For more information, call 503-883-2292 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

Winemaker’s dinner: The McMinnville Montessori annual winemaker’s dinner raffle will be held March 13. The raffle is the annual fundraiser for the school. Dinner tickets are sold out, but raffle tickets are available through March 13 at www.mcminnvillemontessori.com; cost is $5 each or $25 for six. Prizes include wine selections from Eyrie Vineyards, De Ponte Cellars, Stoller Family Estates, Winderlea, Argyle and more. For more information, contact Shazia Abdulla at 503-434-5081 or learning@mcminnvillemontessori.com.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

Community theater: Gallery Theater presents the musical “The Addams Family” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the theater, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. The show continues each weekend through March 24. 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, MARCH 16

Gardening workshop: The Yamhill County Master Gardeners and Yamhill County OSU Extension Service will present their seventh-annual “Spring Into Gardening” event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. Twelve speakers will give presentations on a variety of topics, including permaculture, fruit trees, soil testing, and controlling weeds and pests. Admission is $25, $20 for Master Gardeners and $15 for students with advanced registration, or $30 at the door. Lunch is included with the registration fee. For more information, contact Jade Wilson at 503-434-7517 or jade.wilson@oregonstate.edu.

Daffodil celebration: The Amity Downtown Improvement Group is holding a Daffodil Festival from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Amity Community Center, 401 S. Trade St. The festival will include a showcase of blooms, plant sale, local art show, vendor booths and exhibits. The event is free. For more information, contact Erin Rainey at 503-435-8589 or rainflower94@gmail.com. 

Observatory fundraiser: “Stellar,” a fundraiser for the Carlton Observatory project, is set for 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Saffron Fields Vineyards, 18748 N.E. Laughlin Road, Yamhill. The evening will include supper with a hosted wine bar, star-themed auctions and an introduction to board members for the planned observatory. Tickets are $100. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit carltonobservatory.com or e-mail janet@carltonobservatory.com.   

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

Pets fundraiser: The annual “Pints for Paws” fundraiser to benefit Homeward Bound Pets will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Golden Valley Brewery, 980 N.E. Fourth St., McMinnville. For every pint of beer purchased during the event, $1 will be donated to the shelter. For more information, call Homeward Bound at 503-472-0341.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

Dream talk: Certified dream teacher Sarah Cousins presents the “Secret History of Dreaming” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Carnegie Room, at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The talk is free and open to the public. Cousins will explain how dreams have helped humanity, and encourage people to pay attention to their dreams and share them with others. For more information, call 503-435-5562 or e-mail sarah@iamalwaysdreaming.com.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s final performances of the musical “The Addams Family” are set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 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.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 25

Before Linfield: Rich Schmidt, director of archives and resources sharing at Linfield College, presents “Linfield Before it was Linfield” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 25, 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. 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

Gardening program: Joyce Eberhart, senior faculty research assistant at Oregon State University, will give a free presentation on “Growing Native Plants in the Home Garden” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 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.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

Basketball camp: The See Ya Later Spring Break Basketball Camp will be held Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30, 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.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

Farm Fest: The Yamhill County Historical Society is sponsoring a Farm Fest and Plowing Competition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, McMinnville. The competition is the largest plowing competition with draft animals in 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 events@yamhillcountyhistory.org, or visit yamhillcountyhistory.org/events/.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Camellia Festival: The 11th annual Camellia Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg. The festival features a celebration of Asian/Pacific Rim cultures through art, food, performances and horticulture. Vendors will sell food, crafts and jewelry. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.newbergcamelliafestival.com.

Camellia run/walk: A 5k and 10k run/walk will kick off the Camellia Festival on Saturday, April 13,, with a 9 a.m. start time for the 10k and 9:05 a.m. for the 5k. Same-day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. Cost is $30 before March 25, and $35 on the day of the event. To preregister, visit www.newbergcamelliafestival.com. For more information, contact the cultural center at 503-487-6883 or info@chehalemculturalcenter.org. 

 

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 19, 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.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

Parks plants: Dr. Mark Huff, director of long-term ecological monitoring in the Northwest for the National Park Service, presents “Monitoring Flora in Northwest National Parks,” a free presentation, at 7 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.

 

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 entirely from recycled materials. For more information, call Beth Rankin at 304-654-5634.

 

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.

 

MONDAY, ARRIL 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. 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 2

Linfield theater: Linfield College’s 99th theater season continues with the 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. General admission is $10, $8 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.

 

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.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 9

Linfield theater: Linfield College’s 99th theater season continues with the production of “Cabaret” with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 9-11, at the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall. General admission is $10, $8 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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, FEB. 21 Author presentation: Ron May, a fifth-generation Oregonian, will share stories and pictures from his self-published book, “Recollections on the Life of A.H. May 1899-1985” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Yamhill County Historical Miller Museum, 605 Market St., Lafayette. May’s book is about his father’s life in the British Army and Shanghai Police ...
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