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COMMUNITY EVENTS

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

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

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

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s performance of the musical “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.

Air show: The Oregon International Air Show is set for Sept. 20-22, at the McMinnville Municipal Airport, 4000 S.E. Cirrus Ave. General admission is $25-$35 at the gate for adults and $5-10 at the gate for children age 5-11. For more information, visit oregonairshow.com.

Linfield theater: Linfield College students will open the 2019-20 theater season with a presentation of “GreekFest”, an evening of three adaptations from the golden age of Greek drama, at 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-22, at the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield College. Featured plays include “The Trojan Women,” “The Eumenides” and “Lysistrata.” For more information, call the college at 503-883-2292 or go to www.linfield.edu/arts.

YES fundraiser: The Yamhill Enrichment Society is holding a fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Social Goods Market, 500 E. First St., Newberg. Activities will include live music, reading time, a magic show and balloon creations. Local beer from Heater Allen and Golden Valley Brewery will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go to the Yamhill Enrichment Society. For more information, call YES at 503-883-9654.

 

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.

Rummage sale: Mastiff Rescue Oregon is holding a “Rummage for Rescue” fundraiser and sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the parking lot of the McMinnville School District office, 800 N.E. Lafayette Ave., McMinnville. The event will include used items for sale and a bottle and can drive. All proceeds go toward veterinary costs, transportation and food for rescued mastiffs. For more information, contact Susan May at 503-472-3792 or visit www.mastiffrescueoregon.org

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 23

Family scouting: Cub Scout Pack 522 will hold an open house for boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade and their families from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, 544 N.E. Second St. For more information, contact Caron Nall at 503-434-9718.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25

Faculty lecture: Lindsey Mantoan, assistant professor of theater at Linfield College, will present “Reimagining Early American History: The Casting Practices of Hamilton and OSF’s Oklahoma!” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield College. The event is sponsored by Academic Affairs at Linfield and is free and open to the public. For more information, call the College at 503-883-2409.

 

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.

Alpine plants: Botanist Dennis Woodland will give a free presentation on his research into the flora and ecology of the North American alpine biome at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Carnegie Room of the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The program is sponsored by the Cheahmill Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon. For more information, e-mail ch_president@NSPOregon.org.

Constitution day: In celebration of Constitution Day, Marjorie Kelly, executive vice president and a senior fellow with The Democracy Collaborative, will present “Making a Democratic Economy,” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Austin Reading Room at the Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dimitri Kelly, assistant professor of political science at 503-883-2330 or dikelly@linfield.edu.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

Community theater: Gallery Theater’s final performance of the musical “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.

Rummage sale: American Legion Post 75 and Auxiliary is holding a rummage sale from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the legion, 125 N. Bridge St., Sheridan. The sale will include clothes, books, records, crafts and household items. All proceeds go toward veteran and youth outreach programs as well as continued building upgrades. For more information, contact Robert Earhart at 503-779-9473 or sheridanlegionpost75@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

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

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 30

History pub: Jeff Peterson, associate professor of sociology and wine studies at Linfield College, will present “A Union, Entwined: Wine and the Liberal Arts in Oregon” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, in Mattie’s Room at McMenamins Hotel Oregon, 310 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is part of the McMenamins History Pub series. For more information, call Emlyn Bruns at 503-472-8427 or email EmlynS@mcmenamins.com. 

Spaghetti fundraiser: The American Legion Post 21 is holding a Spaghetti Fundraiser for the Sheridan Care Center at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at the legion, 126 N. East Atlantic St., McMinnville. Dinner is available with a donation of $10. All of the proceeds will benefit the Sheridan Care Center and go toward their fund for a wheelchair accessible bus. For more information, contact Mike Dawson at 971-312-1564 or kalu503@icloud.com.

Workshop: Pamela Brown Wilkinson, a certified life coach, will give an hour-long presentation, “Overcoming Fear, Doubt & Worry,” at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at the McMinnville Senior Center, 2250 N.E. McDaniel Lane. The workshop examines how everyone experiences fear, doubt and worry and how to transform those emotions into empowerment. The workshop is $12. For more information, call the McMinnville Senior Center at 503-435-0407.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 1

Hillside talk: Hillside Foundation presents “A Closer Look at Roman Life in Pompeii and Herculaneum Before the Eruption” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Dr. Roy Torley will give a presentation of the two Roman cities that were frozen in time by an eruption 2,000 years ago. The program is part of Hillside’s fall Adventures in Learning series, which is open to the public. Admission is $5. For more information, call 503-857-0686.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 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.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 8

Hillside talk: Hillside Foundation presents “Orcas of the Oregon Coast” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Colleen Weiler and Jessica Rekos Fellow will examine how much is known about the orcas. The program is part of Hillside’s fall Adventures in Learning series, which is open to the public. Admission is $5. For more information, call 503-857-0686.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 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.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

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

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

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

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

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

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

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

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

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

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

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 1

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

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

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

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

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

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

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

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 22

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

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

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

 

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

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

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

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

 

FRIDAY, DEC. 13

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

 

FRIDAY, DEC. 20

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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