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Corvallis Events Calendars

A sampling of the events available in Corvallis, Oregon, and nearby Benton County.

Calendars for Music, Dance & the Arts

Corvallis Community Band photo by Linda Schapper

Which films are showing, which bands are playing, gallery openings.

Chamber Music Corvallis - Concert series brings world-class chamber musicians to perform in the LaSells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University campus. Season runs from October through April.
Corvallis Folklore Society Calendar - A variety of events, including song circles, noon concerts, contra dances, and music workshops.
Corvallis Youth Symphony Association - The Corvallis Youth Symphony performs symphonic repertoire with a professional level of competence. Site also includes information about programs for more junior musicians. Season runs from September through April.
Corvallis-OSU Symphony - The symphony performs six major concerts each season. High-profile soloists from around the world complement the musical artistry of students, faculty and community members, along with professional musicians from Portland, Salem, Eugene and Corvallis.
Darkside Cinema - Avant-garde cinema, international films, documentaries. Film festival associated with da Vinci Days.
Fireworks Restaurant & Bar - Live music, much of it local talent, ranging from folk to jazz to reggae. Open mic twice a month.
Majestic Theatre - Community theatre and other arts performances, art exhibits.
Summer Concerts in the Park - The Corvallis Community Band performs weekly at 8 p.m. each Tuesday evening near the Gazebo in Central Park, downtown Corvallis. The band rehearses at 7 p.m. Come to listen or play. If you want to play, bring an instrument and join in.
The Arts Center - Gallery features calendar of exhibits. See also their artist workshops and other art advocacy programs.

General Events Calendars

Corvallis Tourism Calendar - Choose your categories to view events.
Downtown Corvallis Events - Festivals, seminars, other events of interest to the downtown Corvallis area.
Eventful: Corvalls Events & Concerts - Collection of concerts and other Corvallis area events.
OSU Events Calendar - You can view all university-related events, from academics to arts to sports, or select one or more categories.

Major Festivals, Annual Events

da Vinci Days
Corvallis Fall Festival - late September - Arts and entertainment including live performances, arts & crafts vendors, street dances, Art Discovery Zone for "kids of all ages."
da Vinci Days - July - A da Vinci-style weekend at the crossroads of art, science, and technology. There's music, entertainment, creative contests, exhibits, and hands-on activities for all ages.
Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire - mid-September - In Kings Valley. Cultural festival with several hundred artisan vendors. Live entertainment includes "jousting knights and noble steeds clash on the tourney fyld while minstrels, troubadours, jongleurs, dancers and bards fill the lanes with delight."

Science, Gardening and Nature

Audubon Society of Corvallis bicycle field trip

Learning and enjoying, outdoors or inside.

Audubon Society of Corvallis Field Trips - Birdwatching field trips suitable for beginners to advanced. See also their home page for other society events.
Master Gardener Events - From the OSU extension service, the Master Gardener program offers lectures and workshops on agriculture, gardening, food preparation, self-reliance and sustainability.
OSU Extension Service, Benton County - The OSU Extension Service offers community education programing in many areas: 4H & Youth Development, Home Horticulture (Master Gardener), Forestry & Natural Resource, Small Farms & Groundwater, Family & Community Health (Master Food Preservers), and Neighborhood Sustainability Stewards.
Science Pub Corvallis - Learn about cutting-edge topics in science and technology from leading researchers and scientists, all while enjoying food and drinks. Don't expect a remote speaker behind a distant podium. Instead, experience an informal atmosphere where you can interact with experts and where there are no silly questions.
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