Jeanne Holmes and Suz Doyle

Friday: Acoustic Showcase

Music: Suz Doyle (Doyle is pictured on the right, along with Jeanne Holmes) will perform along with friends Holmes, Karen Johnson and Niels Nielsen at noon Friday at the LBCC Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. Free. Information: 541-757-8944. 

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Thursday: Joe Stoddard

Music: Mid-valley musical comedian Joe Stoddard will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Downtown Dog, 780 S. Main St., Lebanon. Cover: $10. Information: 541-259-5573.

Saturday: Children’s Concert

Music: Corvallis-OSU Piano International presents "Journey to the Land of Make Believe: Disney Songs and Melodies" 11 a.m. Saturday at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. The concert features soprano Amy Hansen and pianist Bryson Skaar. Free. Information: corvallispiano.org.

Wednesday: ‘Airplane!’

Movie: The 1980 comedy-spoof about airplane travel, starring Peter Graves, Robert Hays and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, will be shown 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets: https://airplaneatwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com or Corvallis Brewing Supply. 

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Karaoke, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Noah Kite and Michelle Dedman Trio, 9:30 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Robert Meade, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Ben Mutschler, 8:30 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Joe Stoddard, 6 p.m., $10.

Imagine Coffee — Open Mic, 7 p.m.

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COI Guitar Group, 11 a.m. to noon, every Thursday, Community Outreach Inc. multipurpose room, 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. The guitar group is designed for anyone in the community who wants to play guitar. For all skill levels. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

“Dreams of Cuba” photography exhibit opening reception, 3:30 to 5 p.m., The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall, Oregon State University. The reception will highlight the exhibition by Greg Bal, which displays photos that capture the culture and people of Cuba taken in 2013 during a class led by OSU professor Nana Osei-Kofi. The exhibit also features work by Adam Schwartz, assistant professor of world languages and cultures, and six undergraduate students from the OSU in Cuba program, 2016 and 2017. Free. The exhibit is on view through Feb. 28.

Corvallis Arts Walk, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown Corvallis. Every third Thursday Corvallis art galleries stay open late. This month’s art walk includes a farewell reception at Chris Adams’ Bison Bison! Gallery. The Arts Center will host a “slow viewing” of its “Where Are We?” landscape art exhibit. PopsArtStudio shows new work on the theme “Tender Longing,” and Karen Wysopal displays new "Nature Inspired Art in Vivid Color." Free. Information: www.corvallisartswalk.com.

Corvallis New Horizons Band, 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. The New Horizons Band welcomes players at all levels. Admission is a quarterly tuition fee. Information: 541-224-3428.

Northwest Banjo Band, 6:30 to 8 p.m. third Thursdays, Papa’s Pizza, 1030 SW Third St., Corvallis. There is no cover charge. Information: 541-757-2727.

“James and the Giant Peach Jr.” 7 p.m., Lebanon High School auditorium, 1700 S. Fifth St. Lebanon High School’s musical theater students present Roald Dahl’s story about a young boy who discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach. James rides this peach across the ocean, befriending a collection of singing insects along the way. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 students at the door or advance. Advance tickets online: https://intouch.lblesd.k12.or.us/lebanon/lite.

“Legally Blonde, The Musical,” 7 p.m., Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. South Albany High School Theater Arts takes the show on the road to Linn-Benton Community College's Tripp stage for this musical based on the hit 2001 film. The musical follows sorority girl Elle Woods as she braves the world of Harvard Law School on a quest to win her boyfriend back. The show contains some PG-13 references that may not be suitable for all family members. Tickets: $10 general admission and $8 students and seniors advance or at the door. Advance tickets: http://linnbenton.edu/currentstudents/involvement/performing-arts/buy-tickets.

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Albany Eagles, 127 Broadalbin St. SW. Hosted by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. All ages welcome. Cost: $4 per person. Information: 541-926-1159.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Plankton Wat, Dolphin Wives, IFCD and Mike Gamble, 10 p.m., $7.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Sam Densmore, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Serving Farce, Drag Show and Dance Party, 10 p.m., $6.

Downtown Dog — DC Blues, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Rob Pugliese-Flat Stanley, 7 p.m.

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Benton Center Acoustic Showcase: Suz Doyle and Friends, noon to 1 p.m., Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave. Doyle, a composer, songwriter, and more, will perform with Friends Jeanne Holmes on vocals and ukulele, Karen Johnson, vocals and guitar, and Niels Nielsen on a gonzo-engineered upright bass. Free. Information: 541-757-8944. For special needs and accommodations, contact the LBCC Disability Coordinator at 541‑917‑4789 or via Oregon Relay TDD at 1‑800‑735‑2900.

Music a la Carte, noon Fridays, OSU Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Flutist Abigail Sperling will perform with Lauren Servias on piano and percussionist Bob Brudvig. Free. Information: 541-737-4061.

Celebrate Corvallis, 5:30 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 725 SW 26th St. Corvallis Chamber of Commerce presents the 70th annual event, which features an awards ceremony, food and drinks. Tickets: $65 for chamber members, $75 for nonmembers. Information and tickets: http://www.celebratecorvallis.com/buy-tickets.html.

Accordioso, the Corvallis Accordion Club, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. The group of musicians, which features 14 accordions, a harmonica, bass, lead guitar, drums, trumpet and banjo, will perform rock 'n' roll and country songs from the 50s. There will also be a sing-along. Free.

“James and the Giant Peach Jr.” 7 p.m., Lebanon High School auditorium, 1700 S. Fifth St. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 students. Advance tickets online: https://intouch.lblesd.k12.or.us/lebanon/lite.

“Legally Blonde, The Musical,” 7 p.m., Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Tickets: $10 general admission and $8 students and seniors advance or at the door. Advance tickets: http://linnbenton.edu/current-students/involvement/performing-arts/buy-tickets.

Albany Timber Twirlers Square Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., first and third Fridays, 738 SE Fifth St., Albany. Caller: Bruce Lowther. Cuer: Sandy Harris. Admission: $5 donation. Information, contact Bev Swearingen, 541-619-2848.

Author Event: Shawn Wen, 7:30 p.m., Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre, OSU, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Wen, an author, producer and multimedia artist, will read from her book "A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause.” A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. The reading is part of the 2017-2018 Visiting Writers Series, which brings acclaimed writers to OSU. Free.

“The Three Musketeers,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Adapted from Alexandre Dumas' tale, this swashbuckler inserts the author himself into the plot, writing and rewriting his way through the adventures of D'Artagnan and his band of musketeers as they fight the rule of a dishonest cardinal and protect the ones they love. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 juniors and seniors, available online at albanycivic.org. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Afterdark featuring Caraya and Wokr, 10 p.m., $5.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Cheatgrass, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Terry Robb & Adam Scramstad, 9 p.m., Onsie after party with DTW, 10 p.m., $5.

Downtown Dog — Arlene, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Double Play, 7 p.m.

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North Albany Middle School Jazz Festival, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., North Albany Middle School, 1205 NW North Albany Road. Middle school bands from Oregon will perform throughout the day at the 12th annual North Albany Middle School Jazz Festival. Commemorative T-shirts, sweatshirts and concessions will be available for purchase. Free admission, but donations are welcome.

Corvallis Winter Indoor Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 13-April 7, Guerber Hall, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. Winter market features food, produce and craft vendors. Free.

The Power of Hope Women’s Rally, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Linn County Courthouse, 300 SW Fourth Ave., Albany. Area women and allies will rally in Albany to reaffirm the commitments they made last year as they marched in support of women’s rights, human rights and social, civil and environmental justice. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/170001953614704.

Corvallis-OSU Piano International: “Journey to the Land of Make Believe: Disney Songs and Melodies,” 11 a.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Travel on a musical magic carpet to a world of lions, princesses, beauties and beasts in this children’s concert presented by soprano Amy Hansen Nelke and pianist Bryson Skaar. Free. Co-sponsored by COPI and Friends of the Library. Information: corvallispiano.org.

Still We Rise: Women’s March Corvallis, 1 p.m., Central Park, 600 SW Madison Ave. The Corvallis Changemakers, Mid-Willamette NOW, and the NAACP Corvallis-Albany Branch commemorate the one-year anniversary of the historic women's march and to march forward towards a better future. This nonpartisan event will include poet and activist Nasim Basiri, writer and professor Melissa Bird, indigenous poet and activist Luhui Whitebear, NAACP Corvallis-Albany branch’s senior vice president Shelley Moon, and local band The Familiars. Other participants are Ada-Rhodes Short, Court Nicholas and the Rev. Jill McAllister. The march is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/159067498176591.

Art Making in Support of The Soul Box Project, 2 to 4 p.m., The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. This community arts project is being held as part of the women's rally in Central Park by Friends of The SoulBox Project. The purpose of the Soul Box Project is to visually depict the ever-growing number of gun-related deaths and injuries in the United States. The vision of project organizers is to create public displays of small origami Soul Boxes, some with personal stories attached, each one representing one life touched by gunfire. Free. For information, contact Pat Berman at pat.berman@gmail.com or see https://soulboxproject.org.

“Spinning Into Butter,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. performances, Room No. 200, Learning Innovation Center, 165 SW Sackett Place, Corvallis. Oregon State University College of Engineering sponsors this play by Rebecca Gilman and Bag&Baggage Productions. “Spinning Into Butter” explores the dangers of both racism and political correctness in America. When one of the few African-American students at liberal Belmont College begins receiving hate mail, the campus erupts, first with shock, then with mutual recriminations. Talk-back sessions will follow each performance. Tickets are free but required and can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis at http://engineering.oregonstate.edu/community.

Winter Guitar Series, 3 to 4 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. The Winter Guitar Concert Series, a collaboration between the Corvallis Guitar Society and the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, continues with a concert by flamenco guitarists Berto Boyd and Grant Ruiz. The duo will perform original flamenco music from their CD "Convivencia." Their group Flamenco Pacifico has been a favorite at events such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Oregon Country Fair, Britt Fest and da Vinci Days. Free. Information: 541-541-766-6965.

“James and the Giant Peach Jr.” Meet and Greet, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Lebanon High School auditorium, 1700 S. Fifth St. This fundraiser for the Lebanon High School Musical Theatre program gives audience members the opportunity to meet the cast of the musical. The event includes admission to Saturday’s performance. Cost: $10 each person or $30 for a family of four.

Arioso Chamber Players Concert, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1115 28th Ave. SW, Albany. A guest soloist, tenor David Gustafson, joins the Arioso trio in a set of Italian songs. The program begins with Chaminade’s Trio No. 1 and concludes with Beethoven’s “Ghost” trio. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors (65) and students, Youth (0-12) free at the door. Information: www.ariosonw.org.

Corvallis Belly Dance Performance Guild Showcase, 7 p.m., third Saturdays, Old World Deli, 341 SW Second Street, Corvallis. Donations appreciated. Information: www.corvallisbellydance.org.

High Steppin’ Country Dance, 7 p.m. to midnight, Albany American Legion, 1215 Pacific Blvd. SE. The dance includes line and couples dance lessons. Admission: $5 general; $4 for students, military with ID and Dance Club members.Information, highsteppincountry.com or call 541-491-3606.

“James and the Giant Peach Jr.” 7 p.m., Lebanon High School auditorium, 1700 S. Fifth St. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 students. Advance tickets online: https://intouch.lblesd.k12.or.us/lebanon/lite.

“Legally Blonde, The Musical,” 7 p.m., Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Tickets: $10 general admission and $8 students and seniors advance or at the door. Advance tickets: http://linnbenton.edu/current-students/involvement/performing-arts/buy-tickets.

Onesie Dance Party at the Tap Room, 7 p.m., 2 Towns Tap Room, 33930 SE Eastgate Circle, Corvallis. Dance party with 90s throwback music from DJ Crew. Prizes for best onesies, and $1 off pints to anyone dressed in a onesie. Shuttle to and from downtown Corvallis. Cover: $5. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/183161095758696.

Contra Dance: Cascade Crossing with Ric Goldman, 7:30 to 11 p.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. Admission: $8-$10, discount of $2 offered to Corvallis Folklore Society members, students or those who bike or walk. Free for people 18 and under. Information: 541-250-0856 or corvallisfolklore.org.

“The Three Musketeers,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 juniors and seniors, available online at albanycivic.org. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

SUNDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Blues Jam, 4 p.m.

Cellar Cat — Olem Alves and Mike Hanns Jazz Duo, 5:30 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Celtic Session, 3:30 p.m., Poetry Open Mic, 7 p.m.

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Lebanon Square Circlers 69th Birthday Dance, 2 to 5 p.m., Lebanon IOOF Hall, 20 E. Ash St. Caller: Charlotte Jeskey. Cuer: Jackie Gale. Guest Caller: Jim Voll. Strawberry shortcake served at break. Cost: $6 per person, $12 per family. Information: 541-401-9780 or lebanonsquarecirclers.com.

“Legally Blonde, The Musical,” 2 p.m., Russell Tripp Performance Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Tickets: $10 general admission and $8 students and seniors advance or at the door. Advance tickets: http://linnbenton.edu/current-students/involvement/performing-arts/buy-tickets.

“Spinning Into Butter,” 2 p.m., Room No. 200, Learning Innovation Center, 165 SW Sackett Place, Corvallis. Tickets are free but required and can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis at http://engineering.oregonstate.edu/community.

“The Three Musketeers,” 2:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 juniors and seniors, available online at albanycivic.org. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

Arioso Chamber Players Concert, 3 p.m., First Christian Church, 602 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors (65) and students, Youth (0-12) free at the door. Information: www.ariosonw.org.

Hoolyeh International Folk Dance, 7 p.m. first and third Sundays, Gatton Hall, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. Admission: $4 for nonmembers, $3 for Corvallis Folklore Society members. No partner required. Information: 971-237-2000.

Open auditions for the musical “Annie” for potential Annies and orphans, 7 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W. Vocals, dance and readings. People auditioning should be prepared to sing a short section of a song; do not pick a song from "Annie," but choose a song from a similar genre. Participants should bring their own sheet music. Show up early to fill out an audition form; the form may be downloaded from albanycivic.org to complete in advance. Doors will open 45 minutes before auditions. Callbacks for this group will be Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p. m. Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1204313893035980.

MONDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7 p.m.

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Pu’uwai O Ke Kuawa (Heart of the Valley) Hula, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays, First Baptist Church of Corvallis, 125 NW 10th St., Corvallis. Cost: $5 per class. Information: Barb Landau, 541-908-9190 or corvallishula.com.

Line Dance, Couples Dance, Dance Lesson, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 Broadalbin St. SW, Albany. Instructor Ernie Briggs leads a dance lesson at 7 p.m. Admission: $4 per person. Information: 541-974-0470.

Open auditions for the musical “Annie,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W. Tonight's audition is for teens and adults and will feature vocals and dance.  Callbacks will be Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. More information about specific roles at https://www.facebook.com/events/1204313893035980.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Pencils, Pens and Drinks with Friends, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

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Gearing Up for Gardening Lecture Series: Deciduous See That?: Tip Top Trees for the Willamette Valley, noon to 1 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Jon Pywell, urban forester for the city of Corvallis, will lead the discussion. Free.

The Marys Peak Funnybug and the Hungry Caterpillar of Marys Peak, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. Insect researchers Loren Russell, Peter McEvoy and Katarina Lunde present their stories and photos of two special insects living on Marys Peak and discuss what their long-term research on these two insects suggests about evolution that occurs as a result of climate change. Free. Sponsored by the Marys Peak Alliance of AFRANA. Information: deckert@willamettewatershed.org.

Corvallis Community Choir Winter Term Rehearsals, Jan. 9-March 20, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. This a nonaudition choir welcoming to all singers. Music for the term will be a variety of new selections and pieces carried over from fall term. Director: James Morsund. Accompanist: Bryson Skaar. Cost: $50 per term. Information: contact Nancy Chaney 541-740-6068 or email nonandjay1@gmail.com or see http://corvalliscommunitychoir.us.

Open auditions for the musical “Annie”: 7 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W. Readings. Callbacks will be Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. More information about specific roles at https://www.facebook.com/events/1204313893035980.

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Jefferson Jammers, 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Morningstar Grange, Morningstar Road, Millersburg. Classic rock and country. Information: 541-327-9882.

Mid-Valley Prelude Sinfonia Winter Concert, 6:30 p.m., Memorial Middle School gymnasium, 1050 SW Queen Ave., Albany. Beginning and intermediate school classes will play a combined concert. The music includes folk songs, fiddle tunes and classical. Free. Information: 541-730-3017 or albanystrings.org.

“Airplane!” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The 1980 comedy-spoof about airplane travel, starring Peter Graves, Robert Hays and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be shown. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets: https://airplaneatwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com or Corvallis Brewing Supply.

Albany Writers, 7 p.m. Fourth Wednesdays. All writers welcome. No critiquing unless requested. Call 541-928-8501 for location.

Beginning Ballet Class for Tweens, Teens and Adults, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Cascade Performing Arts Center, 800 Harrison St., Lebanon. This class is for those who have never taken ballet before or who have some experience and are dancing at a beginning level. Regular class fee: $5. Information: 541-401-9780.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Barsideous Brewing — Karaoke, 7 p.m.

Bombs Away Cafe — Free Range Open Mic, 8:30 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Jesse Meade, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Kaitlin Sevy, 9:30 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Hank Shreve, 6 p.m., $10.

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COI Guitar Group, 11 a.m. to noon, every Thursday, Community Outreach Inc. multipurpose room, 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. The guitar group is designed for anyone in the community who wants to play guitar. For all skill levels. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

Art and Coffee, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. Adults 16 and up are invited to join in a morning of art, coloring, conversation, music, and treats. Supplies provided or bring your own. Free. Information: 541-929-3016.

Art Bar at The Arts Center, 5 p.m., 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Join The Arts Center for creative cocktail collaborations during Corvallis Winterfest, formerly Corvallis Culinary Week. The event will feature Vivacity Spirits, Spiritopia Liqueurs, and 4 Spirits Distillery. Each distiller will create a specialty cocktail blending one of its signature beverages with selections from the two other distillers. Appetizers and complimentary Corvallis Pedicab rides between The Arts Center and downtown available. Cost: $10 flights – three sample cocktails and $6 single cocktail. Information: theartscenter.net.

Line and Couples Dance Lessons, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Albany Eagles, 127 Broadalbin St. SW. Hosted by Vickie’s DJ and Dance. All ages welcome. Cost: $4 per person. Information: 541-926-1159.

Mid-Valley Prelude Sinfonia Winter Concert, 7 p.m., Albany First Christian Church, 432 SW Ferry St. Albany Youth Orchestra concert featuring the Junior Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra performing English dances, music from "Phantom of the Opera," and selections by Mendelssohn, Hennessy, and Beethoven. Free. Information: 541-730-3017 or albanystrings.org.

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