Vintage Market, Mike Mitchell Celebration, and Corvallis Fall Festival: 7 Things To Do This Week



Fall events continue with markets, festivals and several classical music events, some of which offer a streaming option for those not ready to attend live performances. Keep in mind that masks are mandatory in all indoor environments and some places or performers will require proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test.

Vintage market of the pink city

Vintage market of the pink city

How long has it been since you attended a major shopping fair at the Expo Center? Well, they’re back. The Rose City Vintage Market features a large scale vendor arrangement with indoor and outdoor shopping areas. Look for special antique or vintage clothing, mid-century home decor, and rare accessories.

12 pm-8pm Friday, 8 am-4pm Saturday September 24-25, Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive; entry $ 4-8;

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Image of the annual Corvallis Fall Festival.Randy Joss

Corvallis Fall Festival

The annual open-air festival of Corvallis features a large art exhibition with works by artists and craftspeople from the region. You can buy homemade food, recycled artwork, and more. The festival also features fun races of different lengths and live music. There will be no ‘hands-on’ art discovery zone for children this year due to COVID safety protocols.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 25-26, Central Park, downtown Corvallis at 650 NW Monroe Ave .; free;

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The violinist Francisco Fullana. Image courtesy of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

After a Vancouver School District decision banning in-person audiences at Skyview Concert Hall, the orchestra moved its September show to the Newmark Theater in Portland. The concert features the Spanish-born violinist Francisco Fullana, winner of the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Fellowship, in a program that includes Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No.3, Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture and the Schubert’s Symphony No. 4 “Tragic”. The show will be performed live and also broadcast through the orchestra’s website.

7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, September 25-26, Newmark Theater, 1111 SW Broadway; tickets $ 30; or 360-735-7278

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Cascadia Composers presents a concert on the grounds of the Leach Botanical Garden. Oregon file photo. Jamie Hale / The Oregonian

“Crossing Paths – New Music of Healing and Renewal”

Cascadia Composers kicks off its 2021-2022 season with an outdoor event featuring musical ensembles and sound installations set up at the Leach Botanical Garden. Visitors can walk the grounds and see performances of works by David Bernstein, Antonio Celaya and Jay Derderian, of Portland.

5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 26, at the Garden 6704 SE 122nd Ave .; tickets from $ 5 to $ 20; or at the door. Details:

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Mary Flower, musician and teacher. Image courtesy of Celebration Works.

20th Century Blues and Ragtime Guitar

It’s both a history lesson and a concert when Celebration Works welcomes musician and teacher Mary Flower, who will sing and perform through the music that paved the way for jazz, and later rock n ‘roll. The in-person concert can also be streamed online (check website for up-to-date information).

2 p.m. Sunday, September 26, First Presbyterian Church 1200 SW Alder St., free;

A Celebration of The Kingsmen’s Mike Mitchell

This benefit for the Oregon Music Hall of Fame’s Music In The Schools & Scholarship program commemorates the original guitarist and co-founder of Portland band The Kingsmen, famous for their version of “Louie, Louie.” Mitchell passed away in the spring of 2021. The Kingsmen and Friends welcome the public to this event in honor of Mitchell and his legacy. The remaining Kingsmen members will perform a full show with special guests, including a rare performance by former Paul Revere & The Raiders members Phil “Fang” Volk, Jim “Harpo” Valley and Keith Allison.

6 p.m. Sunday, September 26, Aladdin Theater, 2017 SE Milwaukie Ave .; $ 25 in advance, $ 30 at the door;

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The North American Tour Company of “Jesus Christ Superstar”.

“Jesus Christ Superstar” – Broadway in Portland

Talk about a resurrection! The first date for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 50th Anniversary Rock Tale American Tour has been canceled and relaunched twice. The relaunch is now scheduled for September 28 at the Keller Auditorium. If the third time isn’t a charm, you can still stream John Legend’s ride on the cross in the Emmy-winning 2018 NBC production. Or rent the original and groundbreaking 1973 film.

– Lee Williams

Opening at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday September 28. Continues various dates and times through October 3, Keller Auditorium, 222 SW Clay St., tickets start at $ 25;

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