Calendar

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

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.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Creek planting: The Greater Yamhill Watershed Council is holding a family-friendly work party from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, along Hess Creek at Friendsview Retirement Community, 1301 Fulton St., Newberg. Participants will remove invasive weeds and plant native varieties. Gloves, tools and refreshments will be provided. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Luke Westphal at 503-474-1047 or luke@gywc.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.

Youth camp: Outdoor Education Adventures’ Spring Break Camp is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, March 25 and 26, at the Miller Woods Conservation Area, 15580 N.W. Orchard View Road, McMinnville. Trained naturalists will lead the outdoor campers as they learn about nature and the Yamhill River watershed. The camp is open to ages 5-12. Admission is $120 for both days. For more information, contact Theresa Crain at 503-857-7884 or info@outdooradventures.com.

Field day: The Greater Yamhill Watershed Council is holding a Water Quality Monitoring Field Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 25. Volunteers ages 12 and older meet at the council office, 237 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville, then spend the day helping to collect water quality data at local streams. Gloves, tools, wading gear and refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Luke Westphal at 503-474-1047 or luke@gywc.org.

 

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.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 1

Poetry performance: “Stories of Ourselves: Celebrating Parts Deemed Unworthy” with Denice Frohman, educator, activist and former Women of the World Poetry Slam champion, is set for 6 p.m. Monday, April 1, in Ice Auditorium in Linfield College’s Melrose Hall. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kristen Andersen at 503-883-5356 or kandersen@linfield.edu.

Waste presentation: Zero Waste McMinnville will hold a presentation on what is being done locally and in other areas to prevent construction and demolition waste from going into landfills at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the Carnegie Room, at the library, 225 N.E. Adams St., McMinnville. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, call Gerry Hunter at 503-434-8018. 

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

Hillside talk: Hillside Foundation presents “Roman Life in Pompeii and Herculaneum Before the Eruption” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Roy Torley will discuss the three Roman cities that were destroyed by the eruption of Mounty Vesuvius and what has been discovered about how those citizens lived. 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.

Park presentation: A presentation on the Tice Woods Habitat Project is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the library, 225 N.E. Adams St., McMinnville. The program will include information about the four-year grant awarded by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to improve habitat at Tice Woods, opportunities for volunteers to get involved, a history of the park and light refreshments. For more information, contact Luke Westphal at 503-474-1047 or luke@gywc.org.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

Poetry reading: The Gallery at Ten Oaks is hosting Poetry Night with Kim Stafford at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at 801 S.W. Baker St., McMinnville. Stafford will be accompanied by musician Bethany Lee. An open mic session will follow. For more information, contact Courtney Terry at 503-435-5554 or courtney.terry@mcminnvilleoregon.gov. 

 

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/.

Crab feed: McMinnville Athletic Club’s 25th annual Crab Feed and Auction is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 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.     

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

Book release: Local author Kate Kaufmann will read from her new book, “Do You Have Kids? Life When the Answer is No,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at Linfield College’s Nicholson Library. The free event will include a conversation with three women featured in the book, as well as a Q&A session. For more information, call Third Street Books at 503-472-7786.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

Bingo fundraiser: Homeward Bound Pets is holding a Bingo fundraising event from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Carlton Coast Tavern, 325 Main St. Bingo cards are $25 for six. The funds raised will support the animal shelter’s medical fund. For more information, call Homeward Bound at 503-472-0341.

Hillside talk: Hillside Foundation presents “Planning for McMinnville’s Future” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Planning Director Heather Richards will discuss questions about the growth of McMinnville. 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.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

Cleary birthday: The Yamhill Economic Development Committee will hold a celebration of Beverly Cleary’s 103rd birthday from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Yamhill Rooted Pizza, 190 S. Maple St. Family-friendly activities will be based on the themes of reading and local history. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kara Weber at 503-550-2135 or karaweber@111@gmail.com.

 

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. 

Travel talk: The Dayton Community Development Association presents its fifth annual Dayton Travel Expo speaker series, “Varieties of Travel,” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 13, at the Dayton Community Center, 606 Fourth St. A new speaker takes the podium every 15 minutes to present topics including travel clubs, bargain trips, living abroad and traveling with kids. Admission is free. For more information, call John Francis at 503-864-3933 or visit www.daytonoregon.org/travelexpo.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

Hillside talk: Hillside Foundation presents “Cheese: A Miracle Food” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in the activity room of Hillside Manor, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Lisbeth Goddik of the Food Science and Technology Department at Oregon State University will discuss the variety of cheese made from the same four basic ingredients. 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.

 

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.

 

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. Early registration ends April 14; lunch is available for purchase with early registration. For more information or to register, visit terroircreativewritingfestival.com.

 

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.

 

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.

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   

 

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.

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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, 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 ...
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