UPDATE: Online ticket sales close at 2:30pm on the 17th.  Tickets available at the Whiteside starting at 5pm!

On Thursday, November 17th, join the Corvallis Environmental Center for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival! screen-shot-2016-10-17-at-4-46-07-pm

We have an exciting lineup of 11 different films highlighting the beauty and wonder of our world while featuring some amazing adventurers and athletes.  Films from around Oregon and the world will transport you down epic rivers, up awe-inspiring mountains, through beautiful valleys and past the various people and places that define our lives. This is the first time this national tour of outdoor adventure and environmental films will be brought to Corvallis, please join us!

Avery House Nature Center will be offering childcare the evening of the event!  See below for more details.

Date: Thursday, November 17th, 2016
Time: Doors at 6pm, Films start at 6:30pm
Location: Whiteside Theatre, Downtown Corvallis

Tickets:
$12/person
$10/student (with valid student ID)
$8/youth (under 18) (or have children enjoy the evening at Avery House Nature Center…details below)
Tickets available here!
Tickets can also be purchased in person at the CEC office (214 SW Monroe Ave).
Tickets will be available at the door!

Avery House Nature Center Child Care Option: 

  • Drop the kids off early and go out to dinner before the film festival. We will cook and serve a delicious and nutritious meal while we learn about our food and plant parts.
  • Films begin at 6:30 for you and for us, we will watch fun and educational NOVA videos while we create art and conduct experiments.
  • Flat hourly rate of $6/Hr for one child and $9.00/Hr for two kiddos together
  • Flexible scheduling will allow drop off or pick up anytime between 4pm-10pm. Dinner and a snack will be offered.
  • Register HERE for child care

Film Lineup:

– Parker’s Top 50 Favorite Things About Northwest Rivers: This fun film celebrates the best things about Northwest rivers, from a kid’s perspective.
Sagebrush Sisters: Three intrepid women, from ages 65 to 80, hike more than 50 miles following a pronghorn migration path across the high desert of Oregon.
Monarchs & Milkweed: Take a microcosmic safari through a field of milkweed and discover a whole world of life.
Denali: This short film by photographer Ben Moon is about friendship, loss and the beautiful fight for life.
Catch It: Trading in her bikini for a thick wetsuit, Léa Brassy connects to the Arctic waves, mountains and simple living of the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway.
Mile for Mile: Three ultrarunners explore the newly opened Patagonia Park in Chile to celebrate and highlight the efforts to re-wild and protect that vast landscape.
Delta Dawn: The Colorado River hadn’t kissed the sea in almost two decades until an experimental pulse of water was released into the forgotten delta. A team of river runners follow the water to witness this unprecented restoration effort.
Nature Rx: This short film offers a hearty dose of laughs and the outdoors – two timeless prescriptions for whatever ails you.
The Edge of Impossible: Showcasing human potential and friendship, this films follows an athlete’s journey to become the first quadriplegic to heli-ski the backcountry of the Alaskan Chugach.
A Line Across the Sky: Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold take on one of the most sought after achievements in modern alpinism; the Fitz Roy traverse in Patagonia.
The Ridge: Danny Macaskill is an amazing bike rider and this film showcases both his talent and the beauty of his home on the Isle of Skye in Scotland.

Proceeds from the Wild & Scenic Film Festival support the Corvallis Environmental Center.

Thank you to our local sponsors! River Design Group

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