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Rabbit Hole

Thursday-Saturday: ‘Rabbit Hole’

Play: The drama (pictured are Jamie Muller as Izzy and Kristie Nelson as Becca) has 7:30 p.m. performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W. Tickets: $10-$13, at albanycivic.org. Help reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

Friday: Best Cellar Concert

Music: The acoustic series features local band RiverRocks and Seattle folk artist Tom Rawson, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Admission: $2-$10, on a sliding scale. Kids are free. Coffee and cookies provided. Information: mjweiss@cmug.com.

Tuesday: Sean Hamilton

Music: The Red Room of Improvised Music presents performances by national touring artist Hamilton, the mid-valley’s Kevin Van Walk, Tubemeat and Luthor Maggot at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Interzone Coffee, 1563 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Cover: $5 donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.  

Wednesday: ‘Aliens’

Movie: The popular sequel to the science fiction adventure "Alien," directed by James Cameron and starring Sigourney Weaver, will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Tickets: $5-$7. Information: whitesidetheatre.org

THURSDAY

VENUES

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

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Troy Dixon, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Cascade Crescendo and Sweetwater String Band, 9:30 p.m., $10.

Downtown Dog — Studly Kitchen, 6 p.m.

Interzone Coffee —Tenement, Dumb Luck and Abolitionist, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.

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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.

“Rabbit Hole,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. The drama charts their bittersweet search for comfort. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 seniors and juniors. Tickets are available online at albanycivic.org. Help with reserving or purchasing online is available from Sid Stevens Jewelers, 541-967-8140.

FRIDAY

VENUES

Bombs Away Cafe — Hillstomp and Adam Larson, 9:30 p.m., $10.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Dancing Plague and Sam Loschl, 9 p.m., $3.

Downtown Dog — Deep Woods Band, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Thomas Zachary, 7 p.m.

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Music a la Carte, noon Fridays, OSU Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. The 2017-2018 season begins with Sarah Brown (clarinet) and Friends in a recital of classical and romantic chamber music. Free and open to the public. Information: 541-737-4671.

Oktoberfest, 4 to 10 p.m., Little Wuesten German Foods, 115 SW Ellsworth St., Albany. This first Oktoberfest celebration includes a variety of beer from Deluxe Brewing, along with music and food. Free admission. Information: 541-926-3988.

Library Takeover for Adults, 6:15 to 8 p.m., Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Anyone 18 years of age and older is invited to play Nerf games, video games, and make crafts at the library after hours. Light refreshments will be provided at this free event. Enter the library through the Monroe Avenue doors, across from Central Park. Information: 541-766-6793.

OSU Marching Band Preview Show, 7 p.m., Reser Stadium, 2600 SW Western Blvd., Corvallis. Free. Information: OSU Music, 541-737-4061.

Best Cellar Concert, 7:30 p.m., cellar of First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Performing at this once-a-month evening of acoustic music is local band RiverRocks at 7:30 p.m., followed by Seattle folk artist Tom Rawson. Admission: $2-$10, on a sliding scale. Kids are free. Cookies, gluten-free cookies, coffee, tea, and water are provided. Information: Mark Weiss at mjweiss@cmug.com.

Chamber Music Corvallis: Schubert Ensemble of London, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. Since its first concert in January 1983 the Schubert Ensemble has become recognized as one of the world's leading exponents of music for piano and strings. The ensemble has performed in over 40 different countries, has over 80 commissions to its name, and has recorded more than 30 CDs. Season tickets: $120. Single performance tickets: $26-$29. OSU students with ID and K-12 youth free. Information: chambermusiccorvallis.org.

"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: $10 for everyone (opening night special). People with SNAP cards can get up to two tickets for $5 each.Information and tickets: majestic.org or box office 541-738-7469.

“Rabbit Hole,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 seniors and juniors. Tickets are 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 — Familiars, Danny and the Dingbats, 9 p.m.

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Tyler Morin, 8 p.m.

Cloud & Kelly’s — Kory Quinn, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Downtown Dog — J. Mac and Steve, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Pete Kozak, 7 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Free Noise Show, Corvallis Experiments in Noise, 6:30 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.

Community Digital Storytelling Workshop, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., LBCC Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave., Corvallis. The Resilience Project presents its digital storytelling workshop. Participants come with an idea for story and are taught how to turn that story into a digital video they can share. Fee: $75 on a sliding scale, pay what you can afford. Registration required. Registration and information: wearetheresilienceproject.org.

Spiritopia Peppermint Party, noon to 5 p.m., Spiritopia tasting room, 720 NE Granger Ave., building B, Corvallis. Spiritopia is celebrating the release of its new liqueur, Peppermint, made from locally grown mint. Mini-cocktails with the Peppermint to sample along with a new batch of spicy Ginger liqueur for adults 21 and over. Tastings and tours are free. Information: www.spiritopia.com.

Oktoberfest, 4 to 10 p.m., Little Wuesten German Foods, 115 SW Ellsworth St., Albany. This first Oktoberfest celebration includes a variety of beer from Deluxe Brewing, along with music and food. Free admission. Information: 541-926-3988.

"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.

“Rabbit Hole,” 7:30 p.m., Albany Civic Theater, 111 First Ave. W., Albany. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 seniors and juniors. Tickets are 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 — Michael Anderson and Greg Aldridge, 5:30 p.m.

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"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.

Corvallis Repertory Singers: "Reform School," 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. The Corvallis Repertory Singers commemorate the monumental 500th anniversary of the Reformation with Bach’s cantata, Ein feste burg ist unser Gott, as well as other songs of reformation, including sections from Palestrina’s "Missa Papae Marcelli;" with chamber orchestra and soloists. Season tickets: $60. Single performance tickets: $18-$25. Advance tickets online at repsing.org or at Grass Roots Books and Music, Gracewinds Music, Troubadour Music Center and Schmidt’s Garden Center in Corvallis, and Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany.

Hamburg Steinway Celebration Concert, 4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 114 SW Eighth St., Corvallis. Oregon pianists Rachelle McCabe, Jean-David Coen and Thomas Otten will officially inaugurate the church's new Steinway grand piano, performing solo pieces by Bach, Chopin, fantasy music from "The Wizard of Oz,” ensembles for four to six hands and more. Free, but donations to the church music fund will be accepted.

Lebanon Square Circlers Square Dance Lessons, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Lebanon IOOF Hall, 20 E. Ash St. No partner is required. Instructor Charlotte Jeskey. First class is free. Lessons are open to new dancers until Oct. 1. Cost: $5 per person, $12 per family. Information: 541-401-9780 or lebanonsquarecirclers.com.

MONDAY

VENUES

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

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Art Show Preview of Philomath Open Studio Tour and Sale, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Monday-Tuesday) (Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Philomath Community Library, 1050 Applegate St. The art show is a preview of the 15th Annual Philomath Open Studios Tour and Sale, which goes up the last two weekends in October. Free.

Ephraim Hackett Birthday Concert, 2 p.m., United Presbyterian Church, 330 Fifth Ave., Albany. Hackett, a former West Albany High School band director and conductor of the New Horizons Band in Corvallis, is turning 82. A reception and birthday party will follow the concert. Kids welcome. Free.

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.

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.

Corvallis Guitar Society Meeting, 7 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW Second St., Corvallis. Meet fellow guitarists of all ages and skill levels. Open ensemble play, bring a guitar and foot stool. Music can be downloaded from the website (corvallisguitarsociety.org) one week ahead of time. Featured performance by classical guitarist Scott Kritzer of Portland. Free, but donations are appreciated.Information: Jon Sharp, 541-829-2092 or jmds157@yahoo.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. Learn and dance the mainstream calls of modern square dance. No partner necessary. Casual attire. Cost: First lesson is free. $75 per person, $190 per family for remainder of fall term. Information: corvallissquares.com.

TUESDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing — Yoga and Beer, 6 p.m.

Downtown Dog — Cowboy Pete, 6 p.m.

Imagine Coffee — Celtic Jam, 7 p.m.

Interzone Coffee — Red Room: Sean Hamilton, Kevin Van Walk, Tubemeat vs Maggot, 7 p.m.,$5 donation.

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Philomath Open Studios Tour Preview Gallery Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Tuesday-Saturday in October), Gathering Together Farm, 25159 Grange Hall Road, Philomath. The art show is a preview of the 15th annual Philomath Open Studios Tour and sale coming up the last two weekends in October. Free.

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.

"Chasing Coral" film screening, 5 to 9 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, OSU, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Carbon emissions are warming the seas, and a phenomenon called “coral bleaching” — a sign of mass coral death — has been accelerating around the world. Director Jeff Orlowski's documentary taps into the collective will and wisdom of an ad man, a self-proclaimed coral nerd, top-notch camera designers, and renowned marine biologists as they invent the first time-lapse camera to record bleaching events as they happen. A discussion with OSU scientists will follow the screening. Free.

Graphic Novel Book Club for Adults discusses “Imagine Wanting Only This” by Kristen Radtke, 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave. Anyone aged 18 and older is welcome to participate in informal discussions of popular and contemporary graphic-novel titles. Copies of the titles to be discussed each month will be made available for checkout from the second-floor reference desk at the library. Moderated by Bonnie Brzozowsi. Information: 541-766-6793.

Author Event: Tara Whitsitt, 7 p.m., First Alternative Natural Foods Co-Op, 1007 SE Third St., Corvallis. Whitsitt, a Eugene author, comes to the co-op for a demonstration and signing of her new book, "Fermentation​ ​on​ ​Wheels:​ ​Road​ ​Stories,​ ​Food​ ​Ramblings,​ ​and​ ​50​ ​Do-It-Yourself​ ​Recipes from​ ​Sauerkraut,​ ​Kombucha,​ ​and​ ​Yogurt​ ​to​ ​Miso,​ ​Tempeh,​ ​and​ ​Mead." Free. Information: events@grbookstore.com.

WEDNESDAY

VENUES

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

Cloud & Kelly’s — Starover Blue and Picture Atlantic, 9 p.m., $5.

Old World Deli — Gumbo, 7 p.m.

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Arts and Economic Prosperity Reception, 9 to 10 a.m., The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. Randy Cohen, vice president for policy and research with Americans for the Arts, will discuss his organization's Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 study and talk about survey results from the Corvallis area. Light refreshments will be served. Free.

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.

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.

Majestic Playwright’s Lab, 6:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. A place for playwrights to present, share, and discuss their new plays with other playwrights, actors, and interested community members. Free and open to all playwrights, whether aspiring, experienced, or curious about writing for the stage. Questions and information: cristinawhite8@yahoo.com.

“Aliens,” 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The sequel to the sci-fi adventure “Alien,” by James Cameron, starring Sigourney Weaver will be shown. Tickets: $5-$7. Information: whitesidetheatre.org.

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.

“The Kalapuya Then and Now” by David Harrelson, 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. This new lecture series, sponsored by the Marys Peak Group of the Sierra Club, focuses on the Chepenefu Kalapuya people, who have inhabited the Marys River Valley for thousands of years. Harrelson, who is Kalapuya and serves as the cultural resources department manager and tribal historic preservation officer for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, will give the first lecture. Free. Beer, wine and snacks available for purchase. Information: Dave Eckert, deckert@willamettewatershed.com or 541-230-1237.

THURSDAY

VENUES

Calapooia Brewing Co. — Rusty Hinges, 7:30 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. Creative movement exercises will allow dancers to explore many aspects of movement. 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 Durable Goods poets: Muller, Clemens Starck, Barbara Drake and Paulann Peterson. Free. Information: 541-754-7668.

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

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