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Thursday-Sunday: ‘His Girl Friday’

Play: The comedy (John Carone, as Walter Burns, and Amber Flamand, as Hildy Johnson, are pictured) has 7:30 p.m. performances Thursday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. matinee Sunday at the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $12-$14. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Friday-Saturday: Blocktoberfest

Festival: Block 15 Brewing, 300 SW Jefferson Ave., Corvallis, hosts a two-day event with beer, German-inspired food and live music Friday 4 to 11 p.m. and Saturday 12:30 to 11 p.m. Admission: $5 both days, with a valid wristband, and free for anyone wearing Oktoberfest-themed clothing.

Friday: Chintimini Night Club

Music: The Plaehn-Hino blues band will perform starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Chintimini Senior and Community Center, 260 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis.  Food from Pita Pit and other snacks included. Wine and beer available for purchase. Fee: $8 per person.  Tickets and information: http://bit.ly/2wGMBWI.

Monday: Corvallis Science Pub

Talk: Marli Miller, author of the “Roadside Geology of Oregon, Second Edition,” discusses what we can learn by traveling Oregon’s roadways about the forces that put the Northwest together 6 p.m. Monday at Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/terraOSU.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Dance Party with DJ Abadackis, 9 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Rusty Hinges, 7:30 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Merkel Music, 6 p.m.

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Introduction to Modern Dance, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. This class, for ages 6 to 8, is an introduction to and continuation of the study of dance. Tuition: $121 per term in city ($151.25 outside city). Register with Corvallis Parks and Rec, 541-766-6918 or corvallisoregon.gov or at Majestic Theatre, 541-758-7827. Information: Donna Blatt Ervin, ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329.

Webster Chicago, 6 to 8 p.m., Papa’s Pizza Parlor, 1030 SW Third St., Corvallis. Every first Thursday is blues night. Information: 541-757-2727.

Durable Goods: Appreciations of Oregon Poets, 7 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. "Durable Goods: Appreciations of Oregon Poets" contains essays by Erik Muller in which he explores the work of six Oregon poets. The evening will feature readings by four of the poets: Muller, Clemens Starck, Barbara Drake and Paulann Peterson. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

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.

"His Girl Friday," 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. The classic 1930s farce is about a reporter, Hildy Johnson, who thinks she's done with the newspaper game. Her ex-husband and former editor, Walter Burns, isn’t going to let her go that easily. Soon she’s chasing a story of an escaped murderer. Tickets: $12-$14. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Open Source Improv, 9 p.m. first Thursdays, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. Free. Information: opensourceimprov3000@gmail.com.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Space Neighbors, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Downtown Dog — Jobe Woosley, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Thormahlens, 7 p.m.

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Music a la Carte, noon Fridays, OSU Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. A four-hand piano recital featuring OSU Music faculty members Becky Jeffers and Angela Carlson. Free. Information: 541-737-4061.

Blocktoberfest, 4 to 11 p.m. (minors welcome until 8 p.m.), Jefferson Ave. between Third and Fourth Streets, Corvallis. Block 15 Brewing hosts its ninth annual event, which features Block 15 beer, German-inspired food, and live music by Southern Crossing and Despite the Whiteness. Admission: $5 for both days, with a valid wristband. Free admission for anyone wearing Oktoberfest-themed clothing. Information: http://block15.com/#home.

Artists’ Reception: Pat Spark and Linda Herd, 6 to 8 p.m., Gallery Calapooia, 222 First Ave. W., Albany. Fiber artist Spark and jeweler Herd of Albany are the gallery’s featured artists in October, and their work will be displayed along with 17 other mid-valley artists. Wine, beer and snacks will be served. Free. Information: gallerycalapooia.com or 541-971-5701.

Ukulele Cabaret (community open mic and jam), 7 to 9 p.m. first Fridays, except July, meeting room, First Alternative South Store, 1007 SE Third St., Corvallis. Free open mic and singalong for ukulele players of all ages and skill levels. Songbooks and instruction provided. Bring snacks to share. Hosted by Suz Doyle and Jeanne Holmes. Information: 541-602-5537.

U.S. Marine Corps Jazz Band concert, 7 p.m., Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, OSU, Corvallis. First formed in 2008, the U.S. Marine Corps Jazz Orchestra brings together the finest jazz musicians from all U.S. Corps Field Bands. Free. Information: OSU Music Events 541-737-4671.

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.

Chintimini Night Club, 7:30 to 10 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., Chintimini Senior and Community Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Corvallis. The Plaehn-Hino blues band, who have been performing their own distinct blend of acoustic and electric blues, folk, and original material since 1990, will play. Fee: $8 per person. Includes food from Pita Pit and other snacks. Wine, beer and cider available for purchase. Tickets and Information: http://bit.ly/2wGMBWI.

"His Girl Friday," 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $12-$14. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Poetics Corvallis, 7:30 p.m., Interzone Coffee, 1563 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. For October, Poetics will have open mic slots available, and will feature Eric Dickey, who has a master of fine arts degree from Oregon State University. He has published two collections of poetry and a children’s book, “Alex the Ant Goes to the Beach.” Free.

Rainbow in the Clouds: Hall-o-qweens, 10 p.m. first Fridays, Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. The October edition of the monthly LGBTQ+ Dance party includes music by DJ RolliPolli and a costume contest. Cover: $5. Information: facebook.com/RainbowintheClouds.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Vintersea, Red Hands Black Feet and Lightning Rules, 9:30 p.m., $5.

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

Downtown Dog — Road Home, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Cheatgrass, 7 p.m.

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Albany Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays through Nov. 22, Fourth Avenue and Ellsworth Street. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Street and Jackson Avenue. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Mason Bees: Prepping for Winter, 10 a.m. to noon, Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis. Garland Nursery tree and shrub expert Patrick Meehan will help participants find the perfect trees to add to their landscape for fall and winter. Free. Information: 541-753-6601.

RaSani Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Linn County Expo Center, Santiam Building, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. The sixth annual event is Oregon’s largest body, mind and spirit fair with more than 100 independent alternative holistic practitioners and exhibitors, offering massage, yoga, meditation and more. Admission: $5, kids under 12 admitted free. Information: rasanifair.com.

Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., first Saturdays, Corvallis-Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Information: 541-766-6794 or thebestlibrary.net.

Blocktoberfest, 12:30 to 11 p.m., (minors welcome until 8 p.m.) Jefferson Ave. between Third and Fourth Streets, Corvallis. Block 15 Brewing hosts its ninth annual event, which features Block 15 beer, German-inspired food, and live music by Wild Hog in the Woods and Space Neighbors. Admission: $5 for both days, with a valid wristband. Free admission for anyone wearing Oktoberfest-themed clothing. Information: http://block15.com/#home.

Author Event: J.S. Fields (Seri Robinson), 1 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. Fields (pen name for Seri Robinson, professor at Oregon State University), a local author, will launch "Ardulum: Second Don," the second book in her science fiction series. The book blends space opera and hard science into a story about two women persistently bound to their past, and a sentient planet determined to shape their future. Information: 541-754-7668.

Old Mill Center 40th Birthday Celebration, 1 to 4 p.m., Starker Arts Park, 4485 SW Country Club Drive, Corvallis. The program includes the dedication of the center’s Memorial Garden, open house tours, and reflections from speakers close to the center. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. Free. To RSVP email birthday@oldmillcenter.org or call 541-757-8068 extension 111. Information: http://www.oldmillcenter.org.

“The Rescue Roundup,” 5:30 p.m., Albany Boys & Girls Club, 1215 SE Hill St. SafeHaven Humane Society will be hosting its annual dinner auction, a Western-themed event with a BBQ dinner, drinks, and a silent and live auction. Tickets: $60, available at SafeHaven Humane Society, 32220 Old Hwy 34 in Tangent, or online at www.safehavenhumane.org/rescue-roundup

Chocolate Fantasy, 7 to 10 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center, OSU, 725 SW 26th St., Corvallis. The fundraiser for The Arts Center’s art education programs for youth and adults features dessert creations by Burst’s Chocolates, The Flour’d Apron, New Morning Apron and more, live music by guitarist Berto Boyd and more than 50 artists contributing their artwork for silent auction. John Frohnmayer, former chair of the National Endowment of the Arts, will be the master of ceremonies. Tickets: $50, advance online: theartscenter.net or at The Arts Center ArtShop.

Corvallis Community Drum Circle, 7 p.m. first Saturdays, Corvallis Riverfront Park, First Street and Madison Avenue. Bring your own instruments. Instruments will be provided for those without. All ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Information: Michelle Lovrich at drumcircleconnection@gmail.com.

Mid-Valley Belly Dance Collective Show, 7 p.m. first Saturdays, Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. $5 suggested donation at the door. Information: 541-752-8549.

Corvallis Folklore Society Contra Dance: The Nettles with Lindsey Dono, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., first and third Saturdays, 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. Information: 541-250-0856 or corvallisfolklore.org.

"His Girl Friday," 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $12-$14. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Lebanon Square Circlers Square Dances, 7:30 p.m., first and third Saturdays, Lebanon IOOF Hall, 20 E. Ash St., Lebanon. Caller: Charlotte Jeskey. Cuer: Jackie Gale. Information: 541-401-9780 or www.lebanonsquarecirclers.com.

SUNDAY

VENUES

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

Cloud & Kelly’s — The Midnight Ghost Train and If This, These, 8 p.m.,

Cellar Cat — Billy Lanham and Ron Green, 5:30 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Just Busted, The Macks, and Flexing, 7:30 p.m., $5 donation.

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RaSani Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Linn County Expo Center, Santiam Building, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany. The sixth annual event is Oregon’s largest body, mind and spirit fair with more than 100 independent alternative holistic practitioners and exhibitors. Admission: $5, kids under 12 admitted free. Information: rasanifair.com.

Fall and Winter Interest Plants, 1 p.m., Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis. Plant expert Karen Hopson shows her favorite plants for fall and winter interest. Free. Information: 541-753-6601.

"His Girl Friday," 2:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tickets: $12-$14. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Reformation Hymn Fest, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The event is part of a larger series of lectures, films, concerts, and art exhibitions on the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Dr. Paul Klemme will be the organist and Jim Davidson is the director of the program. Free. Refreshments will follow.

Imani Milele Children’s Choir concert, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1115 28th Ave. SW, Albany. The Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda, Africa will perform in Oregon for the first time. The choir will present traditional African folk songs and dance to help raise awareness of the extreme orphan and underprivileged youth population of Uganda. Free.

MONDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Bryson Skaar, 7:30 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Toim, Humours, Fr. Hominid and Toadstool, 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.

Corvallis Science Pub: Marli Miller, 6 to 8 p.m. second Mondays, Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. Miller, author of the “Roadside Geology of Oregon, Second Edition,” will describe what we can learn by traveling the state’s roadways about the forces that put the Northwest together. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/terraOSU.

Tap Dance Adult/Teen Beginner, 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, this week through Dec. 13, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tuition: $198 for two classes a week; drop-in rate, $13 a class. Information: Nancy, 541-928-2382 or pacifictapdance.com.

Teens Modern Dance, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Mondays (Sept. 18-Oct. 4), Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Classes, for ages 12 and older, focus on dance technique, body awareness and strength through floor and center exercises, jumps, turns, leaps and choreography. Tuition: $46 per month. To register contact Donna Blatt Ervin: ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329. Information: moderndancetechnique.com.

Modern Square Dance Lessons, hosted by Corvallis Square Dancers, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Gatton Hall, First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. Fall term runs 13 weeks. Move to music as you learn and dance the mainstream calls of modern square dance. No partner necessary. Casual attire. First lesson is free; $75 per person for remainder of fall term. Information: http://corvallissquares.com.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Comedy Open Mic, 9 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Pencils, Pens, and Drinks with Friends, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

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Modern Dance IV/V, 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays (4-5:30 p.m.), Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Classes, for ages 12 and older, are for dancers with previous training. It focuses on Graham, Horton and Limon techniques, and a variety of contemporary dance training methods. Tuition: $84 per month. To register contact Donna Blatt Ervin: ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329. Information: moderndancetechnique.com.

Author Event: Nancy Lord, 7 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. Grass Roots Books and Music and the Spring Creek Project welcome Alaskan enviro-writer Lord, who will read and sign her new book, ”pH: A Novel.” The novel is about a crew of scientists and an artist studying the effects of ocean acidification and climate change on sea butterflies. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

Corvallis Community Choir Fall Term Rehearsals, Oct. 10-Dec. 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis. This a nonaudition choir dedicated to spreading joy through singing together. Music for the term will be a mixture of new selections and pieces carried over from prior terms. Director: James Morsund. Accompanist: Bryson Skaar. Cost: $50 per term, $15 for students or $5 per week. Information: contact Nan Chaney 541-740-6068 or email nonandjay1@gmail.com or see http://corvalliscommunitychoir.us.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

Imagine Coffee — Martin Stamper, 7 p.m.

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Corvallis Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Street and Jackson Avenue. Locally grown products direct from farmers, plus live music and educational events. Information: 541-740-1542 or www.locallygrown.org.

Random Review, noon to 1 p.m. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Bill Lunch, Oregon State University emeritus professor of political science, will review “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America” by Colin Woodard. Free, sponsored by Friends of the Library. Lunches OK.

Tap Dance, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Ages 5 to 7, 3:15 to 4 p.m.; ages 8 to 12, 4 to 4:45 p.m., this week through Nov. 1. Tuition: $54 for one class a week. Information: Nancy, 541-928-2382 or pacifictapdance.com.

Modern Dance I/II, 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. through Dec. 13, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Classes, for beginning or intermediate dancers ages 9 to 12, include floor work, placement and technique, jumps, leaps and choreography. Tuition: $126.50 per term in city ($158 outside city). Register with Corvallis Parks and Rec, 541-766-6918 or corvallisoregon.gov or at Majestic Theatre, 541-758-7827. Information: Donna Blatt Ervin, ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329.

Tap Dance, Teen Beginner 2/Intermediate, 5 to 6 p.m. this week through Dec. 18, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tuition: $121 for one class a week; drop-in rate, $13 a class. Information: Nancy, 541-928-2382 or pacifictapdance.com.

Tap Dance Adult/Teen Beginner, 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, this week through Dec. 13, Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Tuition: $198 for two classes a week; drop-in rate, $13 a class. Information: Nancy, 541-928-2382 or pacifictapdance.com.

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

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.

“Ghostbusters,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Ivan Reitman’s 1984 comedy-adventure starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and the late Harold Ramis, will be shown. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets online: http://ghostbustersatwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com.

“An Evening with Tony Trischka,” 8 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts presents its first “American Strings Series” concert with a performance by Trischka, a renowned banjo player, teacher and recording artist. Tickets: $15 advance, $17 at the door. Information and tickets: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/american-strings-concert-series-evening-tony-trischka.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Autonomics and Drag Rag, 9:30 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Wild Hog in the Woods, 7:30 p.m.

Downtown Dog — The McAllisters, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Chuck Chessman, 7 p.m.

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Introduction to Modern Dance, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. This class, for ages 6 to 8, is an introduction to and continuation of the study of dance. Tuition: $121 per term in city ($151.25 outside city). Register with Corvallis Parks and Rec, 541-766-6918 or corvallisoregon.gov or at Majestic Theatre, 541-758-7827. Information: Donna Blatt Ervin, ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329.

Bluegrass Banjo Workshop with Tony Trischka, 4 p.m., OSU Benton Hall, Room 204, 1605 SW Pioneer Place, Corvallis. Bring your instrument for a workshop with a master of authentic bluegrass music. Free. RSVP required. Information and RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bluegrass-banjo-workshop-with-tony-trischka-tickets-38357505331.

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.

Dr. David Luft: The Bohemian Reformation, 7 p.m., C&E Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Luft is the Horning professor of history at Oregon State University. The presentation is free.

Imagine Acoustic Open Mic, 7 to 9 p.m. Second Thursdays, Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. Sign up, 6:30 p.m. Free. All ages welcome. Information: 541-286-4340.

"Legend of the Giant Killers" 50th Anniversary Screening, 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. "Legend of the Giant Killers" is a documentary film that tells the story of the 1967 Oregon State University football team and how a group of young men from the Pacific Northwest banded together in Corvallis to take down the USC Trojans. Tickets: $10. Information and advance tickets: http://bit.ly/2xg7R61.

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.

“Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.), Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. The event features all of the classic call outs, props, and extras like costume contests, "Rocky Horror" raffle items benefiting the Majestic, and other earthly delights. Tickets: $15. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Jam Session with Tony Trischka, 8 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. The Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts presents an opportunity to jam with banjo player Trischka. Free. RSVP required. Information and RSVP: http://bit.ly/2fL2ssJ.

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