Rural Events and News

Things Come Apart: Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition at the Benton County Museum

“Things Come Apart,” a traveling exhibition circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and featuring the works of creative photographer and tinkerer Todd McLellan, looks inside the evolutions of the Smartphone and dozens of other everyday technologies. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon Things Come Apart: Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition at the Benton County Museum

Jeepers Creepers! October is Fun & Spooky on Oregon’s Adventure Coast!

Whether it’s trick or treating, scary movies or just an old-fashioned day at a local pumpkin patch….there is something for everyone on Oregon’s Adventure Coast – Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston! Goblins, Big and Small, Love the Mahaffy Ranch U-Pick Pumpkin Patch Photo Source: Mahaffy Ranch Facebook Did you know there is an awesome U-Pick…

The Dazzling Annual Shore Acres Holiday Lights Display is Coming!

The brightest and most beautiful place on the West Coast shines as brightly as ever in 2017. It might be pumpkin season, but volunteers at Shore Acres State Park are already hard at work preparing for the 31st annual Holiday Lights Display. This is certainly one of our favorite local holiday traditions and it has captured the attention…

Corvallis Science Pub features a roadside view of Oregon geology

At the Corvallis Science Pub on Monday, Oct. 9, Marli Miller, author of the “Roadside Geology of Oregon, Second Edition,” will describe what we can learn about the forces that put the Northwest together by traveling the state’s roadways. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon Corvallis Science Pub features a roadside view of Oregon geology

Oregon State University’s Fairbanks Gallery presents ‘Spectacle’

“Spectacle,” an exhibition of photographs by artists Nicole Jean Hill and Alexis Pike, will run Oct. 2 through Oct. 21 in Oregon State University’s Fairbanks Gallery. Photographing traditionally masculine activities that take place in communities near their homes, Hill and Pike explore themes of spectacle, masculinity, image and risk. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon Oregon State…

New Coos Art Museum exhibit features “All Things Salmon”

The Coos Art Museum has announced their upcoming exhibition of contemporary art, All Things Salmon, will open October 13th. The exhibition highlights the significance and influence salmon has had on society and culture throughout history. The impact of this powerful migratory fish can be seen in art works from prehistoric stone carvings through contemporary glass.…