Calendar

Welcome to AVA’s monthly calendar of events. Take a peek and plan your stay-cation or your next visit to our region. The city’s most notable annual events include historic home tours, outdoor summer concerts and movies under the stars, and the Northwest Art and Air Festival.

*Note for event organizers: If you’d like to have your event listed on the AVA calendar, head over to our contact page and submit your event to us.

Sep
15
Fri
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat @ Russell Tripp Performance Center
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat @ Russell Tripp Performance Center | Albany | Oregon | United States

ServeINC Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, an unforgettable time of music and theater at the Russell Tripp Performance Center! Get ready to be blown away by the timeless story of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. This in-person event will transport you to a world of vibrant colors, catchy tunes, and captivating performances.

https://serveincwillamette.org/the-joseph-musical-2023/

Admission is free, but you will need to reserve your seat.

Show dates are September 8, 9, 10 and 15, 16, 17 at the Tripp Performance Center at Linn Benton Community College.

Albany Civic Theater presents: The Savannah Sipping Society @ Albany Civic Theater
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Albany Civic Theater presents: The Savannah Sipping Society @ Albany Civic Theater | Albany | Oregon | United States

The Savannah Sipping Society by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten

Directed by: Scott Harvey
Performances: Sep. 15, 16, 17(matinee), 22, 23, 24(matinee), 28, 29, 30, 2023

In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate—and an impromptu happy hour—and decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years.

Box office opens 45 minutes before performances

Sep
16
Sat
Giving A Hoot Cleanup @ Panera Bread
Sep 16 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Giving A Hoot Cleanup @ Panera Bread | Albany | Oregon | United States

Saturday, September 16th, from 7:00am – 10:00am, Giving a Hoot will be at the Knox Butte & I5 area and will meet at Panera Bread parking lot next to Kohl’s.

Contact Kristal and Bobby for more information @ givingahoot2@gmail.com.

The next cleanup event on Saturday, September 16 at the Knox Butte & I5 area from 7 – 10am and will meet at the Panera Bread parking lot next to Kohl’s. This cleanup will mainly focus on landscaping so please bring your weed whackers, blowers, rakes and flat shovels if you have them. No worries if you don’t we will still need a good litter patrol team for this area. We know your time is valuable and if you’re only available for part of the cleanup please feel free to drop in and lend a hand when you can. Don’t forget to invite your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers 18 and older to join in the fun.

Photo: “Make Way for Duckling” by Barry Hoffman

Albany Farmers’ Market @ Albany, Oregon
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Albany Farmers' Market @ Albany, Oregon | Albany | Oregon | United States

Fresh and local produce, baked goods, meat, flowers and more! For information visit Albany, OR Farmers’ Market

National Day of Service
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
National Day of Service

Want to do something cool in our community?
This year the plan is to help the school district with five of their school grounds. Greater Albany Public Schools has three groundskeepers to take care of 27 facilities. They have been working really hard this summer to improve the appearance of the school grounds, but need more help. Please select a school where you, your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers would like to help on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023, from 9am-Noon.

For more details and to sign up, visit: https://www.justserve.org/

 

Photo: To Protect and Serve, Veterans Day Parade by Katrina Wilson

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat @ Russell Tripp Performance Center
Sep 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat @ Russell Tripp Performance Center | Albany | Oregon | United States

ServeINC Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, an unforgettable time of music and theater at the Russell Tripp Performance Center! Get ready to be blown away by the timeless story of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. This in-person event will transport you to a world of vibrant colors, catchy tunes, and captivating performances.

https://serveincwillamette.org/the-joseph-musical-2023/

Admission is free, but you will need to reserve your seat.

Show dates are September 8, 9, 10 and 15, 16, 17 at the Tripp Performance Center at Linn Benton Community College.

1st Hand Seconds Grand Reopening @ 1st Hand Seconds Unique Botique
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
1st Hand Seconds Grand Reopening @ 1st Hand Seconds Unique Botique | Albany | Oregon | United States

Join Mercy House in celebrating the classic remodel of the boutique! Food and drink, prizes, silent auction, and more! Come hear special guest Hannah Blicher, Mrs. Albany; 2nd Runner up Mrs. Oregon America, and enjoy the musical stylings of Steve Alarcon and Katherine Riley. Beverages and food by Deluxe Brewing, Red Apron catering, and Granny Cakes.

Mercy House Fundraiser @ Hand Seconds Unique Boutique
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mercy House Fundraiser @ Hand Seconds Unique Boutique | Albany | Oregon | United States

Mercy House is celebrating their completed remodel and 13th anniversary by hosting its annual fundraiser on Saturday, September 16. The event will be held from 5-8 pm at 1st Hand Seconds Unique Boutique, 411 2nd Ave. W in Downtown Albany.

“Please join us for refreshments, games, silent auction, a tour of the boutique and other fun activities,” said Colleen Anderson, CEO.

Emcee for the evening will be Hannah Blicher, Mrs. Albany (Mrs. Oregon 2nd Runner-up). Music will be provided by Steve Alarcon and Katherine Riley.

“Proceeds from the fundraiser expand the resources and financial assistance we can provide to women and children at risk, added Colleen. “Ways to help include monetary donations, gift baskets, silent auction items and gift cards in increments of $5 and up.”

For more information, contact Mercy House at info@1sthandseconds.org or (541) 928-6909.

Albany Civic Theater presents: The Savannah Sipping Society @ Albany Civic Theater
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Albany Civic Theater presents: The Savannah Sipping Society @ Albany Civic Theater | Albany | Oregon | United States

The Savannah Sipping Society by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten

Directed by: Scott Harvey
Performances: Sep. 15, 16, 17(matinee), 22, 23, 24(matinee), 28, 29, 30, 2023

In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate—and an impromptu happy hour—and decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years.

Box office opens 45 minutes before performances

Sep
17
Sun
Albany Civic Theater presents: The Savannah Sipping Society @ Albany Civic Theater
Sep 17 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Albany Civic Theater presents: The Savannah Sipping Society @ Albany Civic Theater | Albany | Oregon | United States

The Savannah Sipping Society by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten

Directed by: Scott Harvey
Performances: Sep. 15, 16, 17(matinee), 22, 23, 24(matinee), 28, 29, 30, 2023

In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate—and an impromptu happy hour—and decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years.

Box office opens 45 minutes before performances