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Saturday: Tarts at the Bar

Burlesque: Some Tart of the Valley Burlesque dancers (left to right: Miss Rosey Posey, Petunia Rufflebottom, Schatzie Babe A'licious, Starena Sparktacular, and Poppy Topaz pictured) will perform with guests 10 p.m. Saturday at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Cover: $7. Information: bombsawaycafe.com.

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Thursday: ‘Giant Killers’

Documentary: Whiteside Theatre, 361 S.W. Madison Ave., Corvallis, presents a 50th anniversary screening of the documentary about OSU’s 1967 football team, which upset the USC Trojans, Thursday at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10. Information and advance tickets:  http://bit.ly/2xg7R61.

Thursday: Autonomics

Music: Portland garage-pop trio The Autonomics will perform with mid-valley punk band Drag Rag starting at 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. No cover. Information: bombsawaycafe.com.

Thursday-Saturday: ‘Rocky Horror'

Movie: The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis, will show the cult classic musical film 7 p.m. Thursday followed by 7 and 11:59 p.m. screenings Friday and Saturday, including props, costume contests, photo shoots and more. Tickets: $15. Tickets and information: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.  

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.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Free Rang Open Mic, 8 p.m.

Downtown Dog — The McAllisters, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Chuck Chessman, 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, jam out, and is for all skill levels. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

Conversations from Corrine Woodman Gallery, noon, The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Artist Vicki Idema will discuss works featured in her exhibit “World Suffering,” on display in the Corrine Woodman Gallery II, while fellow artist Deb Sether will talk about her clay sculptures, “Across the Oceans,” on view in the Corrine Woodman Gallery. Both exhibits run through Nov. 4. Free. Information: theartscenter.net.

Introduction to Modern Dance, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. This class is for ages 6 to 8. 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: http://bit.ly/2xTOrDL.

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.

“The 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 such as costume contests, "Rocky Horror" raffle items benefiting the Majestic, and other 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 famed banjo player Trischka. Free. RSVP required. Information and RSVP: http://bit.ly/2fL2ssJ.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Mutschler, Willis and Brassfield, 8 p.m., $5.

Cloud & Kelly’s — McDougall and Alder St. All-Stars, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Imagine Coffee — LeMaster and Abrams, 7 p.m.

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Music a la Carte, noon Fridays, OSU Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. OSU music faculty members will perform a showcase recital as part of the OSU Music Education In-Service Day Symposium. Free. Information: 541-737-4061.

Accordioso, Corvallis Accordion Club, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. The club, which includes 14 accordions, trumpet, banjo, drums, harmonica and bass, is having an Oktoberfest Party and sing-along. Free.

“Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 7 and 11:59 p.m. showings (doors open at 6 and 11 p.m.), Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Tickets: $15. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Author Event: Jaclyn Watterson and Michael Shou-Yung Shum, 7:30 p.m., Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre, 2921 SW Campus Way, OSU, Corvallis. Fiction writers and OSU alumni Watterson and Shum will read their works. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. Watterson’s award-winning short story collection, ”Ventriloquisms,” will be published this month. Shum is the author of the new novel, “Queen of Spades,” based on his experiences as a poker dealer. Free.

SATURDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Tart of the Valley Burlesque: Tarts at the Bar, 10 p.m., $7.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — John Shipe, 8 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Triple Play, 7 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — The Critical Shakes, Drag Rag, Wups and Ben Maxon, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.

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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.

National Novel Writing Month prep event: How to Create Characters, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Brownsville Art Center, 255 S. Main St. November is National Novel Writing Month. In October, the center hosts local authors who will discuss topics to help writers with their projects. Free. Information: 541-990-9478 or shavonne.schu@gmail.com.

¡Los Cuentos!: bilingual story time for kids, 11 a.m. second Saturdays, Corvallis Benton County Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Free. Children of all ages welcome. Information: 541-766-6794.

St. Anne Greek Fest, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., St. Anne Orthodox Church, Lewisburg Grange Hall, 6000 NE Elliott Circle, Corvallis. The 14th Annual Greek Fest features authentic Greek dinners, desserts, wine, live Greek music and dancing, and more. Free admission and parking. Complete dinners: $13 two entrees, $15 three entrees, and $30 seven-entrée party platter. Proceeds help pay for the renovation and maintenance of the Lewisburg Grange Hall. Menu and information: saintannegreekfest.org or 541-745-6982.

How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal with Maggie Stuckey, 2 to 4 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Portland author and consulting editor Stuckey will unlock the mysteries of the nonfiction book proposal at this workshop. Stuckey is the author of 11 books under her own name, and over 40 others as ghostwriter or collaborator; all are nonfiction and most were published by one of the big-name New York houses. Free. Information: 541-766-6793.

Oktoberfest, 2 to 5 p.m., The Growler Garage and Tap House, 229 Third Ave. SW, Albany. This fourth annual event will feature several pumpkin beers by Elysian Brewing, and fall beers from Wolf Tree Brewing, Coldfire Brewing, Block 15, Deluxe Brewing, and others. There will also be live music by locals Ron and Aaron Sadowsky, food and prize giveaways. Information: thegrowlergaragealbany.com or 541-248-3542.

Corvallis Squares Square Dance, 7 to 10 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays, First Congregational Church, 4515 S.W. West Hills Road, Corvallis. Caller and Cuer: Sandy Harris. Admission: $5. Information: 541-745-7121, 503-569-2504 or corvallissquares.com.

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 7 and 11:59 p.m. showings (doors open at 6 and 11 p.m.), Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each. Tickets: $15. Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

Planet Boogie, 7:15 to 9 p.m. Most second Saturday nights, Downtown Dance, 223 NW Second St., Corvallis. A family-friendly freestyle dance event, featuring eclectic and world beat music. Dance floor requires bare feet or shoes that are clean soled. Monthly dances. $5–$10 donation.

SUNDAY

VENUES

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

Cellar Cat — Bill Beach and Brasil Beat with Dennis Caffey on percussion, 5:30 p.m.

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Beginning Indoor Bonsai, 11 a.m., Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis. Create and go home with your own indoor Jade bonsai. Fee: $50, includes plant, pot and soil. Registration and payment required to reserve. Registration: 541-753-6601.

St. Anne Greek Fest, noon to 6 p.m., St. Anne Orthodox Church, Lewisburg Grange Hall, 6000 NE Elliott Circle, Corvallis. Authentic Greek dinners, desserts, wine, live Greek music and dancing, and more. Free admission and parking. Complete dinners: $13 two entrees, $15 three entrees, and $30 seven-entrée party platter. Proceeds help pay for the renovation and maintenance of the Lewisburg Grange Hall. Menu and information: saintannegreekfest.org or 541-745-6982.

Author Event: Timberline Review contributors, 2 p.m., Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis. The Timberline Review is a Pacific Northwest literary journal which publishes short fiction, creative nonfiction, essays and poetry. This event will feature readings by its Fiction Editor Stevan Allred, contributors Geronimo Tagatac, John Holloran, and others. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

Hoolyeh International Folk Dance, 7 to 9 p.m. first and third Sundays, Gatton Hall, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Road, Corvallis. Admission: $4, no partner required. Information: 971-237-2000.

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.

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.

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. Cost: First lesson is free. $75 per person for remainder of fall term. Information: corvallissquares.com.

TUESDAY

VENUES

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 other contemporary dance training methods. Tuition: $84 per month. To register contact Donna Blatt Ervin: ervin95@comcast.net or 541-752-6329. Information: moderndancetechnique.com.

"Bike-o-Rama," 6 to 8:30 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. Information: 541-754-1759. The Corvallis Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board hosts its second annual event, an exploration of bicycle culture in Corvallis. The event will feature guest speaker Scott Cohen from the Portland Bureau of Transportation discussing neighborhood greenways starting at 7 p.m. followed by questions and group discussions. Attendees can also meet with board representatives and exhibitors from local bicycle organizations, advocacy groups, and bicycle-based services. Free. Information: Lisa Scherf, lisa.scherf@corvallisoregon.gov or 541-754-1759.

Art Night, 6:30 p.m., every third Tuesday, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Participants can try a new project using the library’s supplies or can bring their own projects and supplies. Attendees can show off completed art or works in progress. Free. Information: 541-766-6793.

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

Bombs Away Cafe — Sintaurs of Blues, 9 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Open Mic, 7:30 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Imagine on Canvas Paint Night, 7 p.m., $15.

Old World Deli — Gumbo, 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.

Comfort Crafting Circle, 1 to 2 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, meeting room, Benton Hospice, 2350 NW Professional Drive, Corvallis. Make items for hospice patients and families. Knitters, crocheters and crafters from the community are welcome. No experience necessary. Information: 800-898-9616 or 541-757-9616.

Amore Music Series, 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave. Organist Craig Hanson performs music for Flute Clock. Donations accepted.

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.

Corvallis DIY Concert: Sarchasm, Novacane and Nathan Lawson, 7 p.m., Yellowbelly, basement residence, 962 SW Adams Ave., Corvallis. Berkely-based indie punk band Sarchasm will play, along with Eugene’s Novacane and Lawson of Corvallis. All ages show. Suggested donation: $5 for touring band.

“Poltergeist,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The 1982 horror film in which a family’s home is haunted by ghosts will be shown. Tickets: $5-$7. Advance tickets and information: http://poltergeistatwhiteside.brownpapertickets.com.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Curtis Monette, 8:30 p.m.

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

Cloud & Kelly’s — Lojia, 9:30 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Open Mic, 7 p.m.

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Corvallis Ski Swap: Consignment intake, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis. The 50th Annual Corvallis Ski Swap returns Oct. 19-22. Thursday people are invited to consign their personal skis, boots, bindings, poles, snowboards, and winter outdoor clothing in good conditions. Information: bentoncountyfair.net.

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, jam out, and for all skill levels. Free. Information: 541-220-8685.

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.

Artist Reception: Andrew Douglas Campbell, 4 to 5 p.m., North Santiam Hall Gallery, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 SW Pacific Blvd., SW, Albany. Oregon fiber artist Campbell will discuss his featured exhibit, “A Fluid Difference.” Light refreshments will be provided. Free. For special needs and accommodations, contact the LBCC Disability Coordinator at 541-917-4789.

Corvallis Arts Walk, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown Corvallis. Every third Thursdays Corvallis’ art galleries stay open late. To celebrate its third anniversary the arts walk has partnered with the Corvallis Guitar Society, whose members will perform at many of the 18 destinations. New stops include the Darkside Cinema, which will show community digital stories (4-6:45 p.m.) created at workshops held by The Resilience Project. The Hold gallery will have a soft opening and showcase works by artists Sharon Rackham King and Holly Campbell. OSU’s Fairbanks Gallery displays “Spectacle,” a photography exhibit featuring themes of masculinity, by Nicole Jean Hill and Alexis Pike. CEI Artworks will also show photography, sharing works by Natalie Krick, as will The Arts Center with the exhibit “Surface Tension,” with photography by Christopher Russell and Rafael Soldi. Free. Information: corvallisartswalk.com.

Adult Pumpkin Painting, 5 to 7 p.m., Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis. Adults are invited to turn a pumpkin into a work of art. Appetizers, s’mores and hot cider will be served. Beer, wine and hard cider will be available for purchase. Cost: $15, includes pumpkin and painting supplies. Information: 541-753-6601.

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.

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.

ReVoiced concert, 7 p.m., Russell Tripp Performance Center, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. The New York-based a cappella group, which is working on its second album, will perform. Tickets: $8-$10. A portion of ticket sales goes to the South Albany High School Choir department.

Bill Staines in concert, 7:30 p.m., Martha Room, First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The Corvallis Folklore Society presents a performance by folk singer-songwriter Staines, who has 26 recordings, including two children’s albums, and written more than 300 songs. His music has been recorded by other artists and appeared in several films. Pacific Northwest folk artists Mike and Carleen McCornack will open the concert. Tickets: $18 general advance, $20 at the door, $2 discount for Corvallis Folklore Society members, seniors and children. Advance tickets: Grass Roots Books and Music and online at tickettomato.com.

Warren Miller’s "Line of Descent," 7:30 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Miller’s 68th ski and snowboarding film will be shown. Film attendees have a chance to win ski vacations, heli-trips, prizes and gear. Tickets: $17. Advance tickets: skinet.com/warrenmiller/events/whiteside-theatre. Information: whitesidetheatre.org.

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