Online subscriber? Please Log In
  

Need Help? | Forgot Your Password?

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Links:
 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 30

Social media : A free panel discussion on how social media affects and informs users will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Nicholson Library at Linfield College. For more information, contact Currie Sivek, assistant professor of mass communications at 503-883-2521 or ssivek@linfield.edu.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 2

Farmers market : The McMinnville Downtown Association’s Farmers Market will open from 1 to 6 p.m. every Thursday through Oct. 9 on Northeast Cowls Street between Third and Second. For more information, visit www.downtownmcminnville.com/mcminnville-farmers-market.

Dundee history : The Dundee Women’s Club will present “The Changing Face of Agriculture in the Dundee Area” at 7 p.m. Oct. 2, at the Dundee Community Center, 1026 Highway 99W. The club is offering a series of free presentations on the history of Dundee to celebrate the 100-year-old building. For more information, visit www.dundeecommunitycenter.org.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 3

Art tour : The 22 nd annual Art Harvest Studio Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 3-12, within Yamhill County. Cost is $7 for ages older than 18, to be paid at one of the more than 40 studios on this self-guided tour. For more information, visit www.artharveststudiotour.org.

Auditions : Valley Repertory Theatre will hold auditions for “O Little Town: Stories of Newberg” directed by Benjamin Tissell between 6 and 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan, St., Newberg. Rehearsals for the musical begin in late October, and the show runs from Dec. 5 to 21. For more information on roles and an audition appointment, e-mail Dawn Geier at lilcupcak@aol.com.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 4

Pancakes : The McMinnville Grange will raise money for Amity Elementary School with a pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at 1700 S.W. Old Sheridan Road, McMinnville. Breakfast of pancakes, sausage and eggs will cost $5, $2.50 for ages 5-12. For more information, call Myrt Powell at 503-472-4250.

Fundraising run : The McMinnville Education Foundation will hold “Runtoberfest” starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, on the track at McMinnville High School, 615 N.E. 15 th St. Registration day of race for 10K and 5K run/walk costs $35, $10 less in advance. Cost of mile relay for ages 18 and younger is $10 a team. To register, visit www.mac40kids.org. For more information, call Jennifer at 503-550-5621.

Champoeg : Champoeg State Heritage Area offer will offer Harvest Day, including cider making, children’s games, story-telling, harvesting equipment, blacksmithing, scarecrow-making and mule-powered farming from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4. The park is southeast of Newberg and charges $5 for parking. For more information, visit www.champoeg.org or call Friends of Historic Champoeg at 503-678-1649.

Tea, crochet : The Yamhill County Historical Society will present Tea, Crochet & Lingerie from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Historic Lafayette Museum, 605 Market St., Lafayette. Live models will display hand-crocheted items and old-fashioned lingerie. Tickets cost $5, including tea and canapes, and are available at Oregon Stationers and the door. For more information, contact Karen Sitton Saxberg at 503-434-2189 or visit www.yamhillcountyhistory.org.

Kickball : McMinnville Public Library will hold a two-day kickball tournament, Kick It for the Library, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 and 5, at Joe Dancer Park, McMinnville, to raise money for beautifying its entrance. Kickball is like baseball, with a bigger ball and kicking instead of batting. Games begin at 3, with closing ceremonies at 4:30 p.m. Sunday; instruction will be provided. Preregistration is required for ages 14 and older: cost is $200 for a team of 8 to 15. For more information, visit www.kick-it-for.org

Animal blessing : Good Shepherd Church will conduct a blessing of the animals at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, in the parking lot of the Pink Poodle Pet Grooming Salon, 709 W. Main St., Sheridan. Animals must be leashed or caged and will receive a complimentary collar charm. For more information, contact Maggie at 503-883-3103.

Gallery preview : Gallery Theater will hold its annual free Season Preview Night at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the theater, 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Complimentary wine will be served following the preview. For more information, call 503-472-2227 or visit www.gallerytheater.org.

Farmers markets : Three local farmers markets operate on Saturdays. The Farmers Market at the McMinnville Grange is open year-round with summer hours of 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1700 S.W. Old Sheridan Road; for more information, call 503-843-1594. The Willamina market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Oct. 18 at the Willamina Community Campus, 266 S.E. Washington St.; for more information, call 503-876-2061. The Granary Marketplace is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at 845 N.E. Fifth St., McMinnville; for more information, call 503-209-9591.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 5

Linfield concert : Three Linfield College vocal groups will perform in a free fall concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct.5, in the Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. For more information, contact the music department at 503-883-2275.

Stage reading : Stage One will present a free stage reading of “Keely and Du,” for adult audiences, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, in the Carnegie Room at McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information, call 503-851-2220.

Champoeg : Champoeg State Heritage Area offer will offer a free Apple Harvest Festival from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. The park is southeast of Newberg and charges $5 for parking. For more information, visit www.champoeg.org or call Friends of Historic Champoeg at 503-678-1649.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 7

Agricultural drones : Heather Stoven of the local OSU Extension Service will speak about using unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the activity room at Hillside Retirement Community, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Admission to the presentation, part of Hillside’s twice-yearly Adventures in Learning series, costs $5, payable at the door. For more information, call 503-472-9534.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8

Poet Laureate : Peter Sears, Oregon’s Poet Laureate, will read poetry at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Artisanal Cellars, 614 E. First St., Newberg, in an event sponsored by the Newberg Public Library. He will be joined by local poets, Bill Jolliff and Mike Espana-McGeehon. For more information, contact the library at 503-538-7323.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 9

Book discussion : Brandon Schrand, assistant professor of English at the University of Idaho, will give a free discussion of his book, “The Enders Hotel: A Memoir,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in the Austin Reading Room of the Nicholson Library at Linfield College as part of the “Readings at the Nick” series. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517 or swhyte@linfield.edu.

 

FRIDAY, OCT 10

Valley Repertory : Valley Repertory Theatre will present “The Whipping Man,” a historical drama set at the close of the Civil War, Fridays through Sundays, Oct. 10-26, at Lewis Academy, 609 Wynooski St., Newberg. Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $15, $12 for seniors and $10 for children. For more information or tickets, call 971-832-9209 or visit www.valleyrep.org.

Sustainability conference : “The Good Life,” a community-wide sustainability conference will be presented Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10 and 11, at Linfield College. The event, which starts at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, will include keynote speakers, workshops, forums and an organization fair. Registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 3. To register, visit the website at www.linfield.edu/thegoodlife. For more information, contact sustainability@linfield.edu or 503-883-2738.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 11

Gluten disorders : Author Rodney Ford, M.D., an allergy and gastroenterology specialist from New Zealand, will present “Gluten Related Disorder: Any Symptom, Any Time, Any Person” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St., McMinnville. Suggested donation is $10 including a healthy light lunch. For more information, contact Lisa Pool at glutenfreefriendsmcminnville@gmail.com or 503-504-7406.

Juliette’s House : Juliette’s House will hold its 20 th annual auction, “Celebrate the Children,” with a Caribbean-style dinner and dance from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, in McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $85. For tickets or more information, call Francine Fiore at 503-687-1313 or visit www.julietteshouse.org/events.

Short films : McMinnville Sunrise Rotary and Movietime Video will host the fourth annual McMinnville Short Film Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at McMinnville Cinemas, 2725 N.E. Tanger Drive. Film entries cost $30 by Aug. 15, $35 thereafter. To enter, visit www.mcminnvillefilmfest.org.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 14

Political candidates : The McMinnville City Club will hold a candidate forum at its 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, meeting in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact rsvp@maccityclub.org or 971-237-4750.

Brewing hops : Tiah Edmunson-Morton of Oregon State University will speak about the history of hops and brewing at OSU at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the activity room at Hillside Retirement Community, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Admission to the presentation, part of Hillside’s twice-yearly Adventures in Learning series, costs $5, payable at the door. For more information, call 503-472-9534.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15

Faculty recital : A free faculty recital, “Pushkin in Exile —A retrospective on the life of a great poet,” will be presented by baritone Anton Belov and pianist Susan McDaniel at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. For more information, contact 503-883-2275 or visit the website, www.linfield.edu/arts.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 17

Gallery play : Gallery Theater will present “You Can’t Take It With You” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 17-Nov. 8, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $14, $12 for students and ages 62 and older. For tickets or more information about the madcap classic, visit www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 18

Crafts : Sheridan United Methodist Women will sell crafts, baked goods and lunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 234 N. Bridge St., Sheridan. For more information, contact Julie Schumann at julies.pmsolutions@gmail.com or 503-871-4935.

Downtown Mac : Local merchants organize an Art & Wine Walk from 4 to 8 p.m. the third Saturday of each month. Participating vendors host artists and offer wine-tasting along Northeast Third Street. For more information, e-mail artwinewalk@gmail.com.

Dundee dinner : A Harvest Dinner with live music will raise money to restore the historic Dundee Community Center from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 1026 Highway 99W, Dundee. Tickets cost $25 including a wine ticket, $10 for ages 5-12. For more information, call 503-538-3094 or e-mail jcol503@comcast.net.

Hazardous waste : Yamhill County Solid Waste will accept hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at WOW Recovery Zone, 2200 N.E. Orchard Ave., McMinnville. Items such as pesticides, cleaners, prescription medications will be collected for safe disposal at no charge. For more information, visit www.ycsw.org or call 503-434-7445.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 19

Oktoberfest Dinner : The annual Oktoberfest dinner, to raise money for the 2015 state convention, will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at the American Legion Post 21 hall, 126 N.E. Atlantic St., McMinnville. Cost is $10, not including beverages. For more information, contact 503-435-2218.

 

MONDAY, OCT. 20

Philosophy lectures : Mike McNamee, professor of applied ethics at Swansea University, Wales, U.K., will present two free philosophy lectures at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 20 and 21, in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall. Monday, the subject will be “Olympism, Doping and the Spirit of Sport” and Tuesday, it will be “Paralympism, Disability and the Ethics of Elective Amputation.” For more information, call 503-883-2362.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 21

Gaming industry : Malcolm Greenlees of Linfield College will speak about the history and status of legalized gambling at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the activity room at Hillside Retirement Community, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Admission to the presentation, part of Hillside’s twice-yearly Adventures in Learning series, costs $5, payable at the door. For more information, call 503-472-9534.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22

Entrepreneurship : Bob Moore of Bob’s Red Mill Natural foods will be featured at a free presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in Ice Auditorium at Melrose Hall in Linfield College as part of the Business in residence program. Koopman Ostbo, a marketing firm, will also participate. The first 100 to attend will receive a free, autographed copy of Moore’s autobiography, “People Before Profit.” For more information, contact 503-883-2404.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 23

Orchestra : The Northwest Horn Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College as part of the Linfield Lively Arts Series. A reception will follow the performance. Tickets cost $10 and are free to Linfield students with current identification. For more information, contact 503-883-2275 or visit the website, www.linfield.edu/arts.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 28

McMinnville airport : Galen McBee, former director of McMinnville Municipal Airport, will speak about the past, present and future of the airport at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the activity room at Hillside Retirement Community, 900 N.W. Hill Road, McMinnville. Admission to the presentation, part of Hillside’s twice-yearly Adventures in Learning series, costs $5, payable at the door. For more information, call 503-472-9534.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 30

Wine lecture : Janis Miglavs, a writer and photographer,” will give a free lecture “China: The New Wine Frontier” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at 222 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College. For more information, call 503-883-2561.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 31

Halloween : Trick-or-treaters will be welcomed in McMinnville at the following: 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Third Street in McMinnville, includes hay rides and games; 3-5 p.m. Osprey Court, 503-472-3509.

Halloween contest : Downtown businesses will hold a Halloween costume contest with judging from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31.

For more information, contact rebecca@downtownmcminnville.com.

 

 

SUNDAY, NOV. 2

Stage reading : Stage One will present a free stage reading of “Transatlantic Liaison” at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, in the Carnegie Room at McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information, call 503-851-2220.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 7

Willamina art : The 23 rd annual Coastal Hills Art Tour will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8, in Willamina. For more information, call 503-876-8855.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 8

Library sale : Friends of McMinnville Public Library will offer books for $1 or less from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Carnegie Room, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information about the second-Saturday sale in odd-numbered months, call Ken Carter at 503-883-9147.

 

TUESDAY, NOV. 11

Kent Taylor : Retiring city manager Kent Taylor will give a presentation on the past, present and future of McMinnville at the 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact rsvp@maccityclub.org or 971-237-4750. F

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 17

Historical theater : “First Lady Lou,” a one-woman drama about Herberg Hoover’s wife, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Newberg Friends Church, 307 S. College St., Newberg. The great-granddaughter of Lou Henry Hoover will attend, and Elliott Trommald will give a short talk. Admission is $15, $5 for children. For more information or advance tickets, visit www.thehoover-minthornhousemuseum.org or call Sarah Munro at 503-538-6629.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 22

Dundee Bazaar : A Holiday Food and Craft Bazaar will raise money to restore the historic Dundee Community Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1026 Highway 99W, Dundee. Admission is free. For more information, call 503-538-3094 or e-mail jcol503@comcast.net.

Christmas Bazaar : The Catholic Daughters will hold a Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the gym at St. James Catholic Church, 1145 NE First St., McMinnville. Limited table space is $20. Vendors may contact Charlene Williams at 503-883-9143 or omaleneor@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 28

Gallery play : Gallery Theater will present “A Miracle on 34 th Street” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 28-Dec. 20, at 210 N.E. Ford St., McMinnville. Tickets cost $16, $14 for students and ages 62 and older. For tickets or more information about the play, based on the classic Christmas novel and movie by the same name, visit www.gallerytheater.org or call 503-472-2227.

 

THURSDAY, DEC. 4

Valley Repertory : Valley Repertory Theatre will present Christmas Stories of Newberg, a new musical, Thursdays through Saturdays, Dec. 4-21, at Lewis Academy, 609 Wynooski St., Newberg. Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $15, $12 for seniors and $10 for children. For more information or tickets, call 971-832-9209 or visit www.valleyrep.org .

Dundee history : The Dundee Women’s Club will present “Small Town Government and Politics, Circa 1890-1900s” at 7 p.m. Dec. 4, at the Dundee Community Center, 1026 Highway 99W. The club is offering a series of free presentations on the history of Dundee to celebrate the 100-year-old building. For more information, visit www.dundeecommunitycenter.org.

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 13

Early transit : Kory Knutz will talk about public transit in the 1800s for Yamhill County at the 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 13, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact rsvp@maccityclub.org or 971-237-4750.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 1

Stage reading : A stage reading performance of “The Lion in Winter” will be presented by Stage One at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. For more information, call 503-851-2220.

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 5

Dundee history : The Dundee Women’s Club will present “Steamboat Traffic on the Willamette” at 7 p.m. Feb. 5, at the Dundee Community Center, 1026 Highway 99W. The club is offering a series of free presentations on the history of Dundee to celebrate the 100-year-old building. For more information, visit www.dundeecommunitycenter.org.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 7

Mayor’s ball : The annual Mayor’s Charity Ball for Kids on the Block will be held Saturday, Feb. 7. For more information, visit www.mayorsball.com.

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 10

Arctic : Jared Larsen will present “From the Artic to the School District” at the 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 10, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact rsvp@maccityclub.org or 971-237-4750.

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 27

Valley Repertory : Valley Repertory Theatre will present “All My Sons,” a tragedy of the American Dream, Fridays through Sundays, Feb. 27-March 15, at Lewis Academy, 609 Wynooski St., Newberg. Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $15, $12 for seniors and $10 for children. For more information or tickets, call 971-832-9209 or visit www.valleyrep.org.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

Dundee history : The Dundee Women’s Club will present “Stage Coach and Train Transportation” at 7 p.m. March 5, at the Dundee Community Center, 1026 Highway 99W. The club is offering a series of free presentations on the history of Dundee to celebrate the 100-year-old building. For more information, visit www.dundeecommunitycenter.org.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 10

BLM lands : Norman Johnson will present “The Future of BLM lands: Science, policy and politics” at the 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact rsvp@maccityclub.org or 971-237-4750.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

Dundee history : The Dundee Women’s Club will conclude its series on Dundee history with “The Yamhill River Pleistocene Project” at 7 p.m. April 2, at the Dundee Community Center, 1026 Highway 99W. The club is offering a series of free presentations on the history of Dundee to celebrate the 100-year-old building. For more information, visit www.dundeecommunitycenter.org.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 14

BLM lands : Erica Fitzgerald will present “Oregon’s Mustangs” at the 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, April 14, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact rsvp@maccityclub.org or 971-237-4750.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 8

Valley Repertory : Valley Repertory Theatre will present “The Importance of Being Earnest,” a British comedy of deceits and eats, Fridays through Sundays, May 8-24, at Lewis Academy, 609 Wynooski St., Newberg. Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $15, $12 for seniors and $10 for children. For more information or tickets, call 971-832-9209 or visit www.valleyrep.org.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 12

Wine generations : Alison and Alex Sokol Blosser will present “The Second Generation of Oregon Wine” at the 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, May 12, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact rsvp@maccityclub.org or 971-237-4750.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 9

Yamhill Latinos : Sally Godard will present “Unidos Bridging Community: Supporting Yamhill County’s Latino Community” at the 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, June 9, meeting of the McMinnville City Club in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. Cost for the meal is $18, $5 less for members. For reservations or more information, contact rsvp@maccityclub.org or 971-237-4750. 


Links: Live music Weekly Meetings Schedule Monthly Meetings Schedule   TUESDAY, SEPT. 30 Social media : A free panel discussion on how social media affects and informs users will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Nicholson Library at Linfield College. For more information, contact Currie Sivek, assistant professor of mass communications at 503-883-2521 or ssivek@linfield.edu. ...
© 1999- News-Register Publishing | © The Associated Press
The News-Register and NewsRegister.com are owned and operated by News-Register Publishing Co., P.O. Box 727, McMinnville, OR 97128.
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Web design & powered by LVSYS