Rural Events and News

Captivating 2016-17 Concert Season Ahead for Corvallis Repertory Singers

The Corvallis Repertory Singers, an award-winning choral ensemble, will present a three-concert season that combines the patriotism of Josef Haydn’s Mass in Time of War for Veterans Day, the captivating spirit of Amahl and the Night Visitors for a holiday concert, and a West Coast premiere of modern composer David Maslanka’s Latin Mass in the…

The Holiday Magic is Coming Back to the Oregon Coast! Don’t Miss the Annual Lights at Shore Acres State Park

There is no place better to capture the holiday spirit at the brightest and most beautiful place on the West Coast. Ready for some holiday magic? Who isn’t? We are counting down the days until the Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park return! The 2016 holiday display will once again glitter for all to…

Writer Eileen Pollack to speak at Oregon State University

Writer Eileen Pollack, whose nonfiction book, “The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys’ Club,” explores the challenges facing women in the sciences, will visit Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus Oct. 21 for a pair of talks about her fiction and nonfiction work. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon Writer Eileen Pollack to…

U.S. 20 Pioneer Mountain-Eddyville roadway opens

When the overnight closure at the U.S. 20 Pioneer Mountain-Eddyville project ended at 5 a.m. this morning, travelers were directed onto the long-awaited 5.5 mile new alignment. The trip through the Eddyville area now has passing lanes, wide shoulders, and center-line and shoulder rumble strips to help provide a safer journey. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon …

William G. Robbins to lecture at the Benton County Museum

William G. Robbins, Ph. D., Emeritus Distinguished Professor of History at Oregon State University, will give a talk titled “The Malheur Occupation and Public Lands in the West” on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 2 pm in the Moreland Gallery at the Benton County Historical Museum in Philomath, Or. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon William G.…

South Coast Striders Hike – South Slough Trails

Short Hike:  Opportunities to return to the beginning from various points.  Long Hike:  5-6 miles exploring various trails in the South Slough National Estuarine Reserve.  9:00am. Meet in the parking lot of South Slough Interpretive Center, 4.1 miles from south of Charleston on 7 Devils Rd. Arrive 15 minutes early for sign in and hike…