The team at Travel Oregon is very excited to announce that the annual da Vinci Days festival will take place in Corvallis this weekend, July 20-22. From unique art exhibits such as Pete Beeman’s dual pendulum and breathing post installations, film festival, sidewalk chalk art and performers such as Pink Martini and Henan Performing Arts Ensemble, you can truly let your creativity run wild.

What’s daVinci Days?

It’s an outrageously creative 3 day festival in Corvallis, Oregon that celebrates all things kinetic. Drawing more than 20,000 attendees, it’s the country’s longest running festival of its kind. The magic of the weekend is that everyone gets to participate in the exploration of art, science, and technology. From fanciful and functional human-powered kinetic sculptures to whimsical community art installations to Grammy Award winning music to cutting edge research presentations from Oregon State University. It’s a festival for the senses that you need to experience.

With help from more than 150 community partners and 1,000 volunteers, da Vinci Days showcases innovative artists, engineers, teachers, community organizations, and individuals. The 19th annual festival celebrates all things kinetic with a theme of Motion & Commotion on July 20-22, 2007.

For more ticket and general information visit Festival hours are Friday, 5pm-11pm, featuring Pink Martini on the main stage at 8:30pm, Saturday, 9am-11pm, Sunday, 10am-5pm.

For more information on what’s happening in the Willamette Valley, please visit our Upcoming Events section.

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