Oktoberfest at Brookdale, 1560 S.E. Davidson St., Albany, 5:30 p.m.
Oregon Mennonite Festival, 3700 Knox Butte Road. E., Albany
Second Saturday’s Benefit Concert Series – for a better world, 116 N.W. 3rd St., Corvallis, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
26th Annual Great Pumpkin Run, Benton County Fairgrounds, 110 S.W. 53 St., Corvallis, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Chocolate Fantasy: annual fundraiser for the Arts Center’s programs, CH2M HILL Alumni Center, 725 S.W. 26. St., Corvallis, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Beaver’s Home Game (Men’s Football), Oregon State University, 1500 S.W. Jefferson Ave, Corvallis
6th Annual Runaway Pumpkin Half Marathon & 8K, Cheadle Lake Park, 37919 Weirich Drive, Lebanon, 9 a.m.
Grand Opening Event for the LBCC Innovation & Heavy Transportation Building, RSVP by October 14, 2016 by calling 541-917-4209 in Lebanon.
Oct. 21 to 22
8th Annual Blocktoberfest, $5, 21+ after 8p.m., Jefferson Avenue, between Third and Fourth Street, Downtown Corvallis
Scio Historical Society “Birthday Cake & Tea”, ZCBJ Hall, Scio, 1:30 p.m.
The Commons Cafeteria Menu, Oct. 5-11
Wednesday: Kalua Pork with Steamed Rice* and Mac Salad, Grillee Chicken Breast with Romesco and Caper Vinaigrette*, Spinach and Mushroom Crepes. Soups: Mulligatawny, and Potato Cheddar*
Thursday: White Wine and Herb Braised Chicken, Sweet and Sour Tempura Shrimp with Steamed Rice, Grilled Polenta with Ratatouille*. Soups: Lentil Bacon*, and Dilled Potato Chowder.
Monday: Poached Salmon with Roasted Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette*, Meatloaf with Mushroom-Shallot Demi, Vegetable Quiche. Soups: Egg Flower*, and Split Pea*.
Tuesday: BBQ Chicken Sandwich with Coleslaw, Grilled Pork Chop with Mustard-Leek Cream Sauce*, Spanikopita. Soups: Chicken Noodle, and Cream of Onion*
The menu is subject to change without notice. Items denoted with an asterisk are gluten-free. The Cafeteria is open Monday through Friday, 10am to 1:15pm.
According to the Oregonian, an epidemic of clowns has spread across the country and have finally been spotted in Oregon. The Albany, Ore. Police Dept. released this statement regarding the matter: “Chasing and scaring people while dressed as a clown will likely be construed as a crime, and you will be dealt with accordingly.”