CULTUREPICKSWTEXTfinalTickets available by calling Pentacle Theatre’s Ticket Office: 503-485-4300. Limited to 20 patrons! $45 includes a copy of the novella “Of Mice and Men,” dinner and a ticket to the performance. Copies of “Of Mice and Men,” by John Steinbeck, provided by The Book Bin. Itinerary: 5:30 p.m. – Dinner at Taproot Lounge & Café. (Please submit your order to Pentacle Theatre’s office by Oct. 18; taproot-order-form). 5:30 p.m. – Discussion led by author and Willamette University Professor Emeritus Michael Strelow. 7:30 p.m. – Attend performance of “Of Mice and Men” at Pentacle Theatre. 10:30 p.m. – Talk-back with cast and crew. Bring your questions! See http://pentacletheatre.org/2016/09/12/pentacle-launches-inaugural-book-club-with-of-mice-and-men/ for questions and more information. • Taproot Lounge & Cafe • 356 State St, Salem  @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm