About the Festival
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2017 FESTIVAL OVERVIEW - "Seeing things
da Vinci Days is all about Science, Technology, Engineering,
Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), showcasing the creativity of
community members, students and staff from local schools, LBCC, and
OSU. da Vinci Days 2017 will include multiple events the week
of May 15-20 and the weekend of July
14-16. Due to the generous support of local sponsors,
the majority of events are FREE to the public, and open to all.
May activities (STEAM Series Lectures and Fundraising
Concert/Gala will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, The Corvallis
Arts Center, and The LaSells Stewart Center at OSU. For more
information, see our page for da Vinci in
July activities and events will begin on Friday evening, July
14, with a keynote address at the Whiteside Theater in downtown
Corvallis. The main festival will be held on Saturday, July 15, at
the Benton County Fairgrounds, including Day One of the
ever-popular Graand Kinetic Challenge (pageantry, road race, and
sand dune), live music, local artists, exhibits from OSU and LBCC,
food, beer and wine. Sunday, July 16, will feature Day Two of the
Graand Kinetic Challenge: the mud bog, river race, and GKC awards
ceremony back at the fairgrounds.
Science! Technology! Art! Music! Food! Free entertainment for
the entire family.
For more information, see our page for da Vinci in
Corvallis's own community festival
Founded in 1989, the festival continues to excite and engage
people of all ages and backgrounds. Inspired by the "left brain
meets right brain" genius of Leonardo, da Vinci Days is a canvas
for you to celebrate your own creativity and innovation.
da Vinci Days exists to showcase our community of artists,
engineers, teachers, and visionaries, while supporting the economic
development and vitality of Corvallis and Benton County.