A group of people smile while they hold up a sign that says PNW Comedy.

PNW Comedy Club Brings the Laughs to McMinnville

Andrew Brunello has done stand-up for several years and had a lot of fun, but he performs only sparingly now, because he’s a comic with a mission: Bringing live stand-up comedy to McMinnville. So far, even coming off our pandemic years, the mission has been successful, with sold-out crowds at 3rd Street Pizza Company’s Moonlight Theater.

Read Article




A Celtic band performs on stage. Three drummers and a bagpipe player.

Game(s) On! The McMinnville Scottish Festival Returns This Weekend

The McMinnville Scottish Festival is on! Hosted by the Celtic Heritage Alliance, the 2-day event at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, celebrates all things Scottish with a family-friendly party that includes both professional and novice athletics, music, dance, a drum and solo pipe competition, whiskey tasting and more.

Read Article



A cyclist in a helmet sits on a white outdoor chair with their bike propped up against a tree.

Simple Pleasures on a Bike

Cyclist Dan Shryock enjoys the simple pleasures from the vantage point of his bike, observing plenty of roadside delights, from an exceedingly smooth stretch of pavement, to a newly discovered ice cream shop many miles into a long ride on a warm day.

Read Article


A 5 piece band plays on a lit stage at night with a lively crowd watching.

Walnut City Music Festival Makes a Comeback

Live music, never in short supply in McMinnville, now frames summers here in the heart of Oregon wine country. We launch it in June with Make Music Day, and we’ll close it out Labor Day weekend with the Walnut City Music Festival, Sept. 3-4.

Read Article


Cruising McMinnville Celebrates Classic Cars

Here’s a McMinnville tradition more than 60 years in the making featuring an international cast of characters. Fords. Chevys. Triumphs. Volkswagens. Ferraris. This is Cruising McMinnville, an annual gathering for car lovers of all makes and models.

Read Article