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|Apr 07-Apr 09||Peninsula Arts Association Spring Show - The Peninsula Arts Association presents its annual Spring Art show in Long Beach at the Train Depot. Attendees vote on the People’s Choice Ribbon, the event’s top honor. An art raffle of donated works benefits the PAA High School Graduate Scholarship Fund and Art Enrichment Program.
|Apr 29-Apr 30||Long Beach Razor Clam Festival - The historic Long Beach Razor Clam Festival returns for its fourth year after a decades-long hiatus! Experience razor clam digging, razor clam dining and family fun. www.longbeachrazorclamfestival.com||360-642-2400|
|May 07||Loyalty Day Parade - Longest consecutive loyalty day celebration in the nation. Events are scheduled over two-day period on the Long Beach Peninsula, including Children’s Parade, annual Blessing of the Fleet, Fire Truck rides, and Loyalty Days Parade. www.loyaltydayslongbeach.com ||800-451-2542|
|Jul 29-Oct 02||Memories of Megler - Exhibit - Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Astoria-Megler Bridge, “Memories of Megler” is a special exhibit exploring the history of Megler and its transition from the era of steamboats and ferries to the modern bridge. http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.com||360-642-3446|
|Apr 08||Quilt Trunk Show and Sale - Join us at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum for a Quilt Trunk Show and Sale featuring vintage quilts and quilts made by quilt historian and author, Karen Snyder. The Show will be held April 8th and will include a “Bed Turning” every hour. http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org||360-642-3446|
|Apr 22||Black Lake Fishing Derby - Now entering its 24th year, the event for children aged 2-14 features a free pancake breakfast and a hot dog tent. Registration is free for this event hosted by Ilwaco Parks and Recreation. The derby runs from 7-10 a.m., and awards are given for the largest fish caught in each age division and overall aggregate weight. www.ilwaco-wa.gov ||800-451-2542|
|May 06||Blessing of the Fleet - Gaily decorated parade of boats to mouth of Columbia River for blessing. Memorial Wreath dropped by Coast Guard helicopter. Free boat rides to blessing site. www.funbeach.com ||800-451-2542|
|Mar 18-Apr 01||Lighthouse Repertory Theatre: Man the Ship - This is the final weekend of Lighthouse Repertory Theatre’s performance of “Man the Ship”, an original comedic play presented at Crescent Elk Auditorium. This family friendly play includes pirates, a princess, a prince, swashbucklers, journeys, a witch and deceit, all for fun. Friday and Saturday nights the show is at 7:30pm. Cost: $10. Tickets will be available at Del Norte Office Supply and at the door.
|Mar 25-Mar 31||Spring Whale Watch Week - Volunteers will be available at Brother Jonathan Point at the end of 9th Street this week between 10:00am and 1:00pm to help you spot whales and share about these amazing mammals and other marine life. www.whalespoken.org||541-765-3407|
|Apr 02||DNCCA Concert Series: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players - DNACA presents this company at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G Street, Crescent City, at 7:30pm. Individual tickets are $20 for general admission or $12 for students. www.delnorte.org||707-464-1336|
|Apr 23||Symphony by the Sea - The Curry/Del Norte Orchestra will be performing at 3:00pm this afternoon at Elk Valley Rancheria, 2332 Howland Hill Road. John Webster is the director. A variety of music will be presented.
Admission is $10.00 presale/$12.00 at the door for adults and free for students through grade 12. Tickets can be purchased at Del Norte Office Supply or at the door. www.delnorte.org||707-487-5760|
|Mar 25-Mar 31||Spring Whale Watch Week - Trained volunteers to help visitors spot gray whales during migration at 24 coastal sites. Whales may be seen heading north from mid-March to late May. www.whalespoken.org||541-765-3407|
|Apr 01||SOLV Spring Beach Cleanup - Thousands of volunteers show up to help keep the beach clean. www.solv.org||800-333-SOLV|
|Jun 03||Oregon State Parks Day - Free admission and free camping Saturday night in all Oregon State Parks. www.oregonstateparks.org||800-551-6949 |
|Jun 03-Jun 04||Oregon Free Fishing Weekend - Free fishing and fishing lessons at several sites along the coast. www.dfw.state.or.us/education/angling||503-695-2261 x 228|
|Mar 31-Apr 23||Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse: The Real Lewis and Clark Story or How the Finns Discovered Astoria! - Shows on Friday and Saturdays at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm.
|Apr 28-Apr 30||Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival - Attracting seafood lovers for its famous fresh-caught Oregon Dungeness crab dinner, the festival also showcases artisan producers, local micro-canneries, wineries and homegrown craft breweries. More than 80 booths from regional artisans and live music at Clatsop County Fairgrounds.
|May 05-May 13||Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse: William Ham www.shanghaiedinastoria.com||503-325-6104|
|May 06-May 07||North Coast Chorale Spring Concert www.apacny.org||503-338-2306|
|May 13||Flavel House Mother’s Day Tea & Scones - Honor the Mother in your life with an entertaining and delicious day at the Flavel House. www.cumtux.org||503-325-2203|
|May 14-Oct 08||Astoria Sunday Market - Locals and tourists alike enjoy the bustling, colorful and lively weekly Market. Taste, shop and explore! www.AstoriaSundayMarket.com||503-325-1010|
|May 21||Run on the River - 4th Annual Run on the River sponsored by Buoy Beer Company. Register early for this Half Marathon, 10K and 5K along the beautiful Columbia River, in Astoria OR. www.secure.getmeregistered.com|
|Jun 02-Jun 03||Tenor Guitar Gathering - The gathering brings together professional tenor guitarists hailing from locations like Montreal to Nashville for a weekend of performances, parades, jam sessions, meet-n-greets and workshops taking place at various venues and impromptu locations in downtown Astoria. www.tenorguitargathering.info|
|Jun 07-Jun 10||Goonies Day & Shot in Astoria Celebration www.thegoondocks.org||800-875-6807|
|Jun 09-Jun 11||Astoria Pride - Now heading into its second year, Astoria Pride comprises three days of gatherings in June throughout this historic and picturesque small city at the confluence of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. Festivities typically include a parade along Astoria’s scenic river walk, an art show, a special LGBT Astoria Riverfront Trolley tour, an art show, dance parties and more. www.lcqcastoria.org|
|Jun 10-Jun 25||Astoria Music Festival - More than two dozen classical, opera and chamber music performances from world-class stars and ensembles rarely seen outside of the United States’ largest cities. www.astoriamusicfestival.org||503-325-9896|
|Jun 16-Jun 18||Scandinavian Midsummer Festival - The festival embodies the rich cultural heritage that was transplanted to the Astoria region by emigrating Scandinavians. During the three days of the festival over a dozen Scandinavian musical, dance, and theater groups are scheduled to entertain . Retail booths will offer handcrafts, Scandinavian import items, and traditional Scandinavian foods. www.astoriascanfest.com||800-875-6807|
|Jul 03||North Coast Symphonic Band Free Concert: Celebrating Our Great Nation - The North Coast Symphonic Band celebrates the conclusion of its 35th season with a toe-tapping, sing-a-long evening of patriotic music and familiar tunes. Bring the whole family and the neighborhood for a FREE concert at the gorgeous Liberty Theater in Astoria. Join us for this traditional celebration of America’s birthday.
|Jul 04||Fourth of July Fireworks - Fireworks explode at dusk. www.oldoregon.com||800-875-6807|
|Apr 15-Apr 16||National Park Fee-Free Weekend at Fort Clatsop www.nps.gov/lewi/||503-861-2471|
|Apr 22-Apr 23||National Park Fee-Free Weekend at Fort Clatsop www.nps.gov/lewi/||503-861-2471|
|May 21||In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: Fort Clatsop - Meet scholars, authors, and artists, join the conversation and be inspired by history, people and culture. This forum is sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association, is presented in the Netul River Room of Fort Clatsop's visitor center, and is free of charge.
|May 29-Sep 30||Tours at Fort Stevens Historic Area - Take a tour underground through a rare gun battery that also served as a World War II command center. Ride in the back of a period military truck and see the fortifications from a whole new perspective. Get a feel for what the inside of a military jail was like as you walk through one of the last brick-constructed guard houses in the country.
|Mar 31-Apr 02||Oregon Ghost Conference - The Oregon Ghost Conference is the Northwest's largest paranormal convention. We have a jam packed weekend filled with speakers, courses, tours, parties, and so much more. Join us and learn from some of the top paranormal experts in are area. www.oregonghostconference.com||503-679-4464|
|May 17||Listening to the Land: Wildlife, the Artist’s Eye, and You www.nclctrust.org||503-738-9126 |
|Jun 02-Jun 04||SEA-PAC Ham Radio Convention - The ARRL Northwestern Division amateur radio operators are holding the annual SEA-PAC Ham Convention on June 1-4,2017 at the Seaside Convention Center. See commercial exhibits, a giant flea market, seminars, a banquet and entertainment. www.seapac.org|
|Jun 17||Muscle 'n' Chrome - This popular event is a celebration of show-quality vehicles from 1960 to 1978 and factory performance vehicles from 1979 to current year. Please note that Broadway will be closed from Holladay to the Turnaround during a portion of this event. www.seasidedowntown.com||503-717-1914|
|Jun 21-Sep 27||Wednesday Farmers Market - Variety of fresh produce, pasture-raised meat, organic cheeses, wild-caught seafood, and hand-crafted artisan food products every Wednesday in the parking area of Broadway Middle School, 1120 Broadway St. just off of Highway 101 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Wednesdays. www.seasidemarket.org||503-738-3311|
|Jul 04||4th of July Parade & Fireworks www.seasideor.com||503-738-6391|
|Jul 04||4th of July Old Fashioned Social - Food, including ice cream social, games, silent auction, and entertainment at the Seaside Historical Society Museum.
|Feb 01-Sep 30||Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: The Long Road Home - A seasonal exhibit exploring the historic roads and transportation system of the Oregon coast. www.cbhistory.org||503-436-9301|
|Mar 03-Apr 15||Coaster Theatre: The Mousetrap - A group of strangers are stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. Another famous Agatha Christie switch finish! www.coastertheatre.com||503-436-1242|
|Mar 31||Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: Carolyn Cruso Concert www.cbhistory.org||503-436-9301|
|Apr 06||Owen Roe Winemaker's Dinner - Stephanie Inn invites some of Oregon’s most acclaimed winemakers to collaborate with Chef Aaron Bedard for an intimate meal paired with the winemaker’s selections. Throughout the evening, Chef Aaron and the winemaker share fascinating details with guests on the vintage and varietals being poured, and how they were chosen to enhance each seasonally focused course on the menu. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn about Oregon wine and savor a feast like no other. By reservation only. www.stephanieinn.com||855-977-2444|
|Apr 13||Cannon Beach History Center & Museum Lecture: Where Are You From? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians www.cbhistory.org||503-436-9301|
|Apr 28||Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: Adlai Alexander Concert -
|May 05-May 07||Spring Unveiling - Throughout Cannon Beach, artists "unveil" new works in all mediums.
Works include those from established painters & sculptors to fine art photography to up-and-coming artists. Interact with artists through out the weekend. Techniques and inspiration are discussed. Receptions held at galleries throughout town. www.cbgallerygroup.com||503-436-2623|
|May 05-May 28||Coaster Theatre: Barefoot in the Park - Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy about a pair of newlyweds, Corie and Paul, as they begin married life in a tiny, 5th-floor walkup apartment in a Manhattan brownstone, by Neil Simon. www.coastertheatre.com||503-436-1242|
|May 06||Black Oystercatchers Citizen Science Project - You can help scientists find out more about the iconic coast bird species--black oystercatchers--who are often found in tidal areas along Oregon's rocky coast. Monitoring occurs in May. Training will take place at 10am at the Cannon Beach City Hall.
|May 13||NW Author Series: Mindy Hardwick - Special guest speaker Mindy Hardwick will be discussing her latest book in her Cranberry Bay series Sweetheart Wedding at the Cannon Beach Library. www.cannonbeachlibrary.org||503-436-1391|
|May 19-May 21||Get Lit at the Beach: A Gathering for Readers - Readers meet writers at Get Lit at the Beach, an annual gathering in Cannon Beach, Oregon, featuring prominent authors. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet notable authors and attend presentations, book signings and a keynote dinner presentation. www.tolovanaartscolony.org||541-215-4445|
|May 26||Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: singer Beth Willis and guitarist Todd Chatalas -
|Jun 09||Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: John Stowell Jazz Concert www.cbhistory.org||503-436-9301|
|Jun 16-Sep 02||Coaster Theatre: Steel Magnolias www.coastertheatre.com||503-436-1242|
|Jun 17||Sandcastle Day Contest - Fun for the whole family. It's hard to tell whether the participants or spectators enjoy this event more. It all begins just after the morning high tide, and ends about 12 hours later as the next high tide reclaims the beach.
|Jun 23-Jun 25||Plein Air and More - Artists represented by Cannon Beach art galleries create works of art outdoors throughout town and on the beach. www.cbgallerygroup.com||503-436-2623 |
|Sep 22-Oct 28||Coaster Theatre: Blithe Spirit - Socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his temperamental first wife, Elvira, after the séance. www.coastertheatre.com||503-436-1242|
|Nov 17-Dec 23||Coaster Theatre: A Christmas Carol - A Christmas Carol is a spectacular adaptation of Charles Dickens’ most well-known story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated “Bah! Humbug!” Scrooge expresses his feelings of Christmas tidings and charitable giving, but he’s forced to face his selfish ways when three ghosts on Christmas Eve lead him through his Past, Present and Future. Thanks to their guidance, Scrooge recognizes his faults and greets Christmas morning with a cheerful “Happy Christmas” before spending the day reconnecting and sharing love with those that mean the most to him. www.coastertheatre.com||503-436-1242|
|Apr 01-Apr 02||PoetryFest - Dedicated to the joys of poetry with workshops, book signings, and poetry readings taking place at the Hoffman Center. Featured poets are Andrea Hollander and John Brehm. www.hoffmanblog.org||503-368-3846|
|Apr 15||Manzanita Writers' Series: John Sibley Williams www.hoffmanblog.org|
|May 20||Manzanita Writers' Series: Jonathan White www.hoffmanblog.org|
|May 20||Oswald West Action Day - Join the Surfrider Portland Chapter for a day of stewardship, fun, food, and drinks along the Cape Falcon Marine Reserve at Oswald West State Park. These events are held along the coast a few times per year. www.oregon.surfrider.org|
|Jun 08||World Oceans Day Hike: South Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain Trailhead - An Explore Nature event hosted by Friends of Cape Falcon MR, Lower Nehalem Watershed Council, & North Coast Land Conservancy. Register online. www.facebook.com/CapeFalconMR|
|Jun 09-Sep 15||Friday Farmers Market - Fresh produce and local products from the abundant fields, orchards, rivers and pastures of the area, along with live music every Friday - 5-8 PM. www.manzanitafarmersmarket.com||503-368-3339|
|Jul 04||July 4th Celebration - Begin with a Pancake breakfast at 8:30 am to 11:00 am at the Fire Hall, then enjoy the Parade at 1:00pm and then end your day with fireworks on the beach beginning at 10:00 pm.||877-368-5100|
|Aug 12||Manzanita Writers' Series: Liz Prato www.hoffmanblog.org|
|Aug 26||Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge - 10 pro and amateur chefs compete, vintage car show. www.tunabbq.com|
|Jun 03||Explore Nature: Nestucca River Paddle www.tbnep.org||503-322-2222|
|Jun 17||Explore Nature: Botts Marsh Rail Walk www.tbnep.org||503-322-2222|
|Mar 01-May 31||International Police Museum: Identification Through Forensic Dentistry - New evidence display featuring Forensic Odontology (Dentistry) opening in March. Since teeth do not decompose like flesh and fingerprints, they are often used to establish or verify the identity of remains for which there is no other means readily available. See how Forensic Dentists are able to determine age, match teeth with known dental records and possibly even identify areas of origin. Learn more about this fascinating career at the International Police Museum, 212 N. Highway 101
|May 01-Oct 31||International Police Museum: Police Communications—From Rattle to Radio - New exhibit depicts police communications from the 1800s when the staff rapped on the cobble stones sounded an alarm, through the evolution of noisemakers and whistles, telephone call boxes and on to the modern digital data transmission used today. Learn more at the International Police Museum, 212 N. Highway 101
|May 20-Sep 17||Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Excursions - Explore the Oregon Coast on a train pulled by a vintage locomotive. Hour-and-a-half trip runs between Rockaway Beach and Garibaldi. Special dinner trains also available on select dates. www.oregoncoastscenic.org||888-71-TICKETS|
|May 26-May 30||Kite Festival - Located at Ocean’s Edge Wayside featuring professional and amateur kite fliers. The sponsor, American Kite Fliers Association, is the largest organized group of kite flyers in the world and travels all over to spread the joy of kiting to people of all ages and skills.
|Jun 23-Jun 25||Pirate Festival - Pirate music, roving pirates, and festival rides, as well as delicious foods and drinks, vendors selling exotic wares, musical acts, performances, a scavenger treasure hunt, and games to challenge your skills; each day features a cannon firing and black powder small arms show, while on Saturday night grab a seat and lend an eye (the one without the patch) to a bewildering display of fire dancing. www.rockawaybeach.net||503-355-8108|
|Jul 04||July 4th Celebration - Rockaway's parade begins at 11 am with an auction at the Wayside to follow, kids activities and fun on the beach, wiener dog races, bake sale, hot dogs, and more. Fireworks begin at dusk down on the beach. www.rockawaybeach.net||503-355-8108|
|Aug 18-Aug 21||Arts Fair & Farmers Market - Held at the Rockaway Wayside. www.rockawaybeach.net||503-355-8108|
|Sep 03||Old Fashioned Carnival - Old Fashioned Carnival Games, Iive entertainment, Dunk Tank, Bingo, all for fun and to raise money for Rockaway Park and Rec programs, from 12-5 pm at Phyllis Baker park. www.rockawaybeach.net||503-355-8108|
|Nov 24||Lighting of the Christmas Tree - At 6 pm at Rockaway Beach Wayside. www.rockawaybeach.net||503-355-8108|
|Nov 24-Nov 25||Holiday Gift Fair - At Rockaway Beach City Hall. www.rockawaybeach.net||503-355-8108|
|Dec 09||Santa at the Station - Barry Mammano Fire Hall. www.rockawaybeach.net||503-355-8108|
|Mar 04-Nov 25||Garibaldi Museum Open for the Season - The museum displays the 18th century sailing world by telling the story of Captain Robert Gray and the trade with native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. Open weekends in March and November, Thursday-Monday from April through October. Otherwise by appointment. www.garibaldimuseum.org||503-322-8411|
|May 13||Garibaldi Museum: Captain Gray’s Birthday Celebration - At the Garibaldi Museum, 11 – 3pm. Free gifts, & birthday cake to celebrate the Captain’s birthday.
|May 20-Sep 17||Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Excursions - Explore the Oregon Coast on a train pulled by a vintage locomotive. Hour-and-a-half trip runs between Rockaway Beach and Garibaldi. Special dinner trains also available on select dates. www.oregoncoastscenic.org||888-71-TICKETS|
|May 27||Blessing of the Fleet - Every year since 1981 on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, fishing village residents and visitors, gather at the Coast Guard Memorial to remember those local members of the fishing and maritime industries whose lives have been lost at sea. Prayer ceremonials are steered for the safety of those who continue to earn their living on the water. This event features Coast Guard personnel, guest speakers and local and regional dignitaries. Afterward, units of the local fishing fleet, led by a Coast Guard vessel, head out to sea to place flowers on the ocean.
|Jun 02-Jun 03||Bounty on the Bay - Fun-filled weekend, which includes a fishing tournament, silent auction and fantastic food, to support the health of Tillamook County estuaries and salmon habitat enhancement projects by supporting TEP. www.tbnep.org||503-322-2222|
|Jun 17||Garibaldi Museum: White Elephant Sale Museum Fundraiser - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
|Sep 02-Sep 03||Garibaldi Museum: Model Boat Show -
|Nov 24-Nov 26||Garibaldi Museum: Open House & Gift Shop Sale www.garibaldimuseum.com||503-322-8411|
|May 21-Oct 02||Oregon Coast Rail Rides - Open Thursdays through Monday with three trips a day from Bay City to Tillamook. Pedal across estuaries and see the beauty of the coast up close! www.ocrailriders.com||541-910-0089|
|Apr 15-Apr 16||Tokeland North Cove Studio Art Tour - Annual art show featuring the work of Pacific County’s North Beach artists. Headquartered at the historic Tokeland Hotel and nearby private art studios. Free maps to studios are available at the Tokeland Hotel and Bayshore RV park. https://funbeach.com/event/tokeland-nort||360-642-2400|
|Apr 28-May 13||The Barn Community Playhouse: Funny Money - Jean is preparing a birthday dinner for her mild-mannered accountant husband. When he arrives he is not himself and suggests they emigrate to Barcelona. The reason? Henry has found a brief=case full of money! Hilarity ensues as guests arrive at the dinner, they are forced into a game of cat and mousse when two different police inspectors call - each with a different opinion of Henry. Two hours of non-stop hilarity - don't miss it. Admission: $15 for adults, ages 12 and under $10. Family of four $40. www.tillamooktheater.com||503-812-2163|
|Jun 17-Sep 30||Saturday Farmers Market - Local produce and products, entertainment, and plenty of fun and good food on Saturdays from 9am-2pm. www.tillamookfarmersmarket.com||503-812-9326|
|Jun 19-Jun 24||The Barn Community Playhouse: Starlite Children's Academy - A one-week workshop where students will work on acting and other theater activities, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day, then perform for the general public at the end of the week. The theater program includes acting, and all the theater activities that are involved in putting on a show. Lunch is provided each day. Cost is a flat rate of $5.00 per person www.tillamooktheater.com||503-812-1163|
|Jun 24||June Dairy Festival - The Tillamook County June Dairy Parade and Festival is a celebration of the County’s dairy industry and heritage. The Parade is the third largest parade in Oregon, averaging about 150 entries per year. www.gotillamook.com||503-812-0591 |
|Jun 24-Jun 25||Tillamook County Rodeo - Slip on your cowboy boots, grab your hat, it's time for the Tillamook County Rodeo. Held at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds, everyone is welcome to attend and have a root tooten time! www.tillamookrodeo.com||503-930-7656|
|May 06||Explore Nature: Lichen Hike www.tbnep.org||503-322-2222|
|May 13||Explore Nature: International Migratory Bird Day Outing www.tbnep.org||503-322-2222|
|May 13||Explore Nature: Kayak Netarts Bay www.tbnep.org||503-322-2222|
|May 20||Explore Nature: Landscape Nature Photography www.tbnep.org||503-322-2222|
|Jun 25||Kayak Netarts Bay -
|Jul 17||Art of Growing Oysters - Talk and tour. Registration Required www.tbnep.org/explore-nature.php||503-322-2222|
|Jul 01||Clover’s Day Festival - Led by the prettiest cow in town, the Clover’s Day parade is just the beginning of fun in this charming small town celebration. Pancake breakfast, classic auto show, and live music. Pancake breakfast: 7-10, Parade: 11am. www.pcnvchamber.org||888-KIWANDA|
|Apr 21-Apr 23||Birding & Blues Festival - Fun, educational, and informative festival with beginning birding and blues music events in Pacific City. www.birdingandblues.org||503-965-6247|
|May 06-May 07||South Tillamook County Library Club Spring Sale - Spring sale includes Books, Plants & Vintage Treasures on Saturday from 9:00-3:00 and Sunday from 10:00-2:00 at the Kiawanda Community Center.
|May 20||Reach the Beach - A major fundraiser for the Lung Association of Oregon, it widely acknowledged as the official start of the Oregon cycling season and finishes in Pacific City, next to the soaring dunes of Cape Kiwanda where a finish line beach party awaits. action.lung.org/goto/kronda|
|Jun 11||Blessing of the Dory Fleet - At Cape Kiwanda. Send well wishes and prayers with the seasons brave Dorymen; while remembering the past generations of Dorymen as well. www.pcdorymen.com|
|Jun 17||Yappy Days - 100% of the proceeds from this street fair style festival will be donated to our local Tillamook Animal Shelter. Come and check out the adorable pooches available for adoption, balloon animals, face painting, vendors, and more! www.yourlittlebeachtown.com/things-to-do|
|Jul 15-Jul 17||Dory Days Festival - A time-honored celebration of a time-honored tradition in Pacific City. Festivities include a parade through town of floats, dory boats, fish fry, kids activities, and vintage cars. After that, a marine artisan fair is held at the beach on Cape Kiwanda.
|Sep 08-Sep 10||Blowsion Surf Slam - Brings over 40 riders from around the world competing for a cash and points towards the IFWA World title. Watercraft riders display high speed turns through a grueling buoy course all while being challenged by the unpredictable waves. www.BlowsionSurfSlam.com|
|Apr 09||Neskowin Chamber Music Series: pianist Albert Kim - Concerts are held at The Chapel at Camp Wi-Ne-Ma, on Wi-Ne-Ma Road, off Highway 101, about three miles north of Neskowin. For tickets, contact Neskowin Chamber Music, or purchase tickets at the door: $25 for adults, $10 for children. www.neskowinchambermusic.org||503-965-6499|
|May 07||Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Hermitage Piano Trio - Concerts are held at The Chapel at Camp Wi-Ne-Ma, on Wi-Ne-Ma Road, off Highway 101, about three miles north of Neskowin. For tickets, contact Neskowin Chamber Music, or purchase tickets at the door: $25 for adults, $10 for children. www.neskowinchambermusic.org||503-965-6499|
|May 27-Sep 23||Saturday Farmers Market - Open 9am to 1pm www.neskowinfarmersmarket.com||503-392-3582|
|Jul 04||Neskowin Fireworks - Annual Fourth of July Fireworks show on Monday, July 4. Sit right on the sand and watch an amazing show. Begins at dusk, take the trail behind the bistro towards Proposal Rock. |
|Oct 15-May 30||Finders Keepers - Weather and ocean conditions permitting, every day colorful hand-blown glass floats are placed on the beach. If you find a float, bring it to the Lincoln City Visitors Center to receive your certificate of authenticity and a biography of the artist. www.oregoncoast.org/finders-keepers||800-452-2151 |
|Mar 25-Apr 02||Spring Break Special Glass Drop on the Beach - Special Glass Drop for Spring Break! 300 glass art pieces will be hidden along the 7-1/2 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay.
|Mar 26-Apr 04||Festival of Illusions - Bring a little magic to your spring break, at the LCCC. Six evening magic shows plus daytime camps and drop-in art workshops. Weather proof fun! www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org||541-994-9994|
|Apr 08-Dec 23||Wire Wrapping Jewelry Classes - Wire wrapping jewelry making classes at the Lincoln City cultural center beginning April 8th and every other Saturday after that from 1 - 3 pm. Cost is $35 per person. Please RSVP at 541-614-4480 or email to email@example.com http://wisetailsart.com/item_129/Wire-Wr||541-614-4480|
|Apr 13-Apr 15||LCCC: Love, Loss & What I Wore - In our first collaboration, Theatre West will reprise the popular “Love, Loss & What I Wore” in three free community performances in the LCCC auditorium. Proving that a great show is always in fashion, Love, Loss, and What I Wore has become an international hit. With its compulsively entertaining subject matter, this intimate collection of stories by Nora and Delia Ephron celebrated an accomplished two-and-a-half year run in New York’s Westside Theatre. Love, Loss, and What I Wore is based on the best-seller by Ilene Beckerman as well as the recollections of the Ephrons’ friends. The show uses clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell funny and often poignant stories that all women can relate to, creating one of the most enduring theatergoing experiences domestically and overseas.
Admission: adult $15, children $10, seniors $13, matinee same prices.
|Apr 15||Spring Plant Sale - Spring Plant Sale at the Connie Hansen Garden, 1931 NW 33rd Street.
|Apr 21-Apr 23||Great Oregon Coast Garage Sale - More than a hundred garage sales throughout the Lincoln City area. www.lcchamber.com||541-994-3070|
|May 04-May 27||Theatre West: Barefoot in the Park - Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. He's a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and she's a free spirit always looking for the latest kick. Their new apartment is her most recent find-too expensive with bad plumbing and in need of a paint job. After a six day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie's loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does. Paul just doesn't understand Corie, as she sees it. He's too staid, too boring and she just wants him to be a little more spontaneous, running "barefoot in the park" would be a start. Shows Thurs–Sat. Adults $14, Students and Seniors (over 60) $9 and Children under 12 $9.
|May 06||Fish Taco Cook-Off - At the Culinary Center in Lincoln City. Admission is FREE, with fish tacos available for a small fee. Try them all and then vote for your favorite fish taco dish to determine the People’s Choice Award! www.oregoncoast.org||800-452-2151|
|May 06||Culture, Of Course! -
|May 07-Oct 08||Outdoor Farmers & Crafters Market - Every Sunday, 9 am to 3 pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.
|May 09||Lincoln City Cultural Center: Darrell Grants's MJ New Quartet www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org||541-994-9994|
|May 13-May 14||Art Studio Tours www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org||541-994-9994|
|May 19||Lincoln City Cultural Center:3rd Seven with poet Mosely Wotta, and Onward Etc. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org||541-994-9994|
|May 20-May 21||Art Studio Tours www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org||541-994-9994|
|Jun 21-Jun 24||Siletz Bay Music Festival - Features internationally known talents and two weeks of a wonderful musical assortment, including electric rock violinist, chamber, vocals, big band as well as full orchestra. www.siletzbaymusic.org||541-992-1131 |
|Jun 26-Jul 01||Lincoln City Cultural Center: Missoula Children's Theater -
|Jul 06-Sep 02||Theatre West: The Odd Couple - Unger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon's hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of The Odd Couple. Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela brothers. But the hilarity remains the same. Shows Thurs–Sat. Adults $14, Students and Seniors (over 60) $9 and Children under 12 $9.
|Apr 22-Apr 23||Wooden Boat Show, Crab Feed, and Ducky Derby - Enjoy succulent crab and watch master craftsmen build and show off their wooden boats. Take part in cheering your “ducky” to the finish line during Sunday’s Ducky Derby. www.depoebaychamber.org||541-765-2889|
|May 29||Fleet of Flowers Memorial Day Ceremonies - Feel inspired while attending the nationally acclaimed Memorial Day event. Pay tribute to those lost at sea while watching the flower bedecked fishing fleet sail to sea. www.fleetofflowers.org||541-765-2889|
|Apr 08||Marine Science Day at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center - Hatfield Marine Science Center opens its doors for a behind-the-scenes peek at the cutting-edge research, education and outreach that make this marine laboratory unique; campus tours and family friendly activities in the Visitor Center. hmsc.oregonstate.edu/marinescienceday||541-867-0234|
|May 04-May 07||Loyalty Days & Sea Fair Festival - Carnival, parade, and celebration of veterans.
|May 19-May 20||Tom McCall Symposium - The event brings together speakers and presentations to examine the continuing impact of the state’s most colorful and memorable chief executive. Admission is free for Historical Society members and five dollars for the general public. The Pacific Maritime Heritage Center is located at 333 SE Bay Blvd on Newport’s Historic Bayfront. www.oregoncoasthistory.org||541-265-7509|
|Aug 04-Aug 05||Quilts by the Sea - About 300 quilts, 17-20 vendors, many activities (including quilt presentations to local veterans, small quilt auction, children's activities), raffle quilt. Newport Recreation Center, 225 SE Avery St. Friday, 9-5; Saturday, 9-6. www.OregonCoastalQuilters.org||541-265-5544|
|May 06-May 07||First Weekend in Toledo - Art - Studios and Galleries showcase various local artists.
|Jun 01-Sep 28||Thursday Main Street Market - Vendors selling fresh fruits and veggies, crafts, merchandise and more among Toledo's main street shops, with live music to boot!
|Jun 03-Jun 04||First Weekend in Toledo - Art - Studios and Galleries showcase various local artists.
|Jun 24||Antique & Classic Car Show www.toledooregon.org||541-336-3183|
|Jul 15-Jul 16||Summer Festival - Logging show, carnival, chalk art contest, parade, fireworks and more!
|Aug 19-Aug 20||Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show - A free, family-friendly event that celebrates the historic tradition of wooden boats, and recreation along the Yaquina River. Boat exhibits and rides, vendors, music, family and youth boat building, kid's activities, races,and more.
|Jun 07||Seal Rock Garden Club: Garden Home Tour - Time to see a wonderful example of flowers by the sea. An outstanding display of iris, plantings that grow in salt conditions and garden design by one of our premier members. www.sealrockgardenclub.com|
|Jun 17||Seal Rock Flower Show & Plant Sale - Floral arrangements featuring local plant material. An extravanganza of member grown coastal plants. Raffle and bouquets for sale. Seal Rock Garden Club, next to Seal Rock Fire Station E of Hwy 101 about 14 miles north of Yachats. www.sealrockgardenclub.com|
|May 13||Great Garage Sale -
|Jun 16-Jun 18||Beachcomber Days - Carnival, parade, and music! www.waldport-chamber.com||541-547-4173|
|Jun 25||Clam-A-Rama - This is a great time for all to come and dig clams. If you don't know where or what to do there will be a State Parks Ranger on hand to aid and direct your hunt. Some tools will be available as well as the first 25 people each day will receive a beach bucket for collecting their tasty treasures. There will also be eunique trophies awarded for various levels of participation. ie: Largest group, Biggest clam, etc. www.waldport-chamber.com||541-563-2133|
|Jul 03||July 3 Fireworks - Enjoy a fabulous display of fireworks over Alsea Bay beginning at dusk. You`ll find plenty of sandy beach to enjoy the view. Park at Patterson State Park or park in Waldport to view the festivities from the Historic Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center. www.waldport-chamber.com||541-563-2133|
|Sep 09||Cruzin' for Crab - This car show has grown each year in participants and lookiloos. Cars
range from antique to current day with a variety of models. Other things to do while here: Take in the Vendor booths, do the Mystery Walk through town, enter the drawings for great prizes, enjoy the sounds of tunes from the oldies but goodies with a live DJ on site. Check out the local eateries offering special crab dishes for this occasion.
|Dec 09||Christmas In Waldport & Candlelite Bridge Walk - Another favorite event held at the Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center.This festive get together features a fresh cut 30ft Christmas Tree at the South end of the bridge. Lions Club prepare and serve hot dogs. Santa comes at 5pm to hear the kids must-have wishes. Live Holiday music. A decorated Dog Parade. A Candle Light Bridge Walk and hot chocolate, or cider and cookies after the walk. ww.waldport-chamber.com||541-563-2133|
|Apr 01-Apr 02||Yachats Ladies Club's Craft Bazaar & Saturday Luncheon - Quality handcrafted items by Ladies Club Members and Saturday Luncheon with Pie/beverage option. Handcrafted items include knit items, aprons, quilts, afghans, wall hangings, home decor, table runners, pot holders, potato bakers, casserole carriers, bake sale table, gift baskets and much more. Lunch on Saturday with famous Ladies Club Pies. www.yachats.org||541-547-3205|
|Apr 28-Apr 30||Rainspout Music Festival - World-class performers will delight concert goers with an eclectic mix of wonderful music. There will be intimate shows all around town for every musical taste, Meet The Artists sessions and more. Stay posted for the Spring program and tickets information. www.rainspout.org||541-961-2915|
|May 06||Central Coast Chorale Spring Concert - An eclectic selection of choral pieces including songs about roses, a John Williams movie composition, a couple of folk tunes, something classical and even a little Sondheim broadway. Saturday, 7-9 pm at the Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy 101. www.centralcoastchorale.com|
|May 12||Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert - Friday, 7 pm at the Yachats Community Presbyterian Church, 360 W 7th St. www.occo.ws|
|May 14-Oct 22||Sunday Farmers Market - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th St, offering locally grown organic produce and plants and locally made natural crafts. www.yachatsfarmersmarket.webs.com||800-929-0477|
|May 27||Memorial Day Pie and Ice Cream Social - Pies, Pies, Pies!..Yachats Ladies Club pie socials are famous for their astounding variety of delicious pies. Each slice is a generous 6th of a pie and costs $4. Add a scoop of ice cream for an additional fifty cents. A variety of beverages will also be sold. Come early for the best selection and before the pie is gone! 11 am until gone at the Yachats Ladies Club House, W 3rd & Pontiac.
|May 27-May 28||Crafts on the Coast Arts & Crafts Festival - Festivals bring together nearly 70 of the best artisans from the Pacific Northwest offering their handmade crafts, fine art and gourmet food in a warm, family-friendly environment.
|May 28||Yachats Lions Pancake Breakfast - All you can eat pancakes with scrambled eggs, choice of sausage or ham, milk, tea or coffee. Suggested donation $7. All proceeds go to support local nonprofit organizations. 7:30 - 11 am Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac. www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/yachats/||541-547-5171|
|Jul 01-Jul 04||Yachats Arts Guild Summer Gallery - Nearly 30 coast artists will display their work in oils, watercolors, photography, acrylics, pen and ink, wood and other media at the Yachats Commons. www.yachatsartsguild.com|
|Jul 04||la de da Parade, Ducky Derby, & Ice Cream Social - Wacky, whimsical, fun la de da Parade at Noon sponsored by the Yachats Area Chamber of Commerce. Before and after the parade explore the town for a day of great food, drink, games, art and live music. Find a place on the beach by the mouth of the Yachats river to watch the afternoon Duck Race for Kids. From the same beach or from almost anywhere downtown enjoy the Spectacular Fireworks at Sundown over the Yachats bay! www.yachats.org||800-929-0477|
|Mar 29||Florence Events Center: SEA presents Dallas Brass Quintet - New Orleans Jazz & Dancing www.eventcenter.org||541-997-1994|
|Mar 31-Apr 01||Florence Wine, Art & Jazz Fest -
|Apr 08||Florence Events Center Theater: Opera Bend - LaBoheme www.eventcenter.org||541-997-1994|
|Apr 08||Opera Bend presents Puccini's La Boheme at the Florence Events Center - Opera Bend will present Puccini's La Boheme. Come see why this is one of the most popular Grand Operas of all time. www.operabend.org||541-350-9805|
|Apr 21-Apr 23||Florence Events Center Theater: The Addams Family www.eventcenter.org||541-997-1994|
|Apr 22-Apr 23||Florence Events Center: Early Rhody Flower Show -
|Apr 26||Florence Events Center: SEA presents Barrage 8 www.eventcenter.org||541-997-1994|
|May 05||Florence Events Center: Ballet Fantastique-Aladdin www.eventcenter.org||541-997-1994|
|May 12||Florence Events Center: Platypus Clarinet Orchestra Concert www.eventcenter.org||541-997-1994|
|May 13||Wallflowers and Wine -
|May 19-May 20||Florence Events Center: Rhody Flower Show -
|May 19-May 21||110th Rhododendron Festival - One of the oldest flower festivals on the West Coast celebrates the wild rhododendrons that thrive along the Oregon Coast. The festival includes a wide variety of fun throughout the weekend and includes parades, flower show spotlighting rhododendrons, car show, arts and craft fair, 5K run, carnival and much more.
|May 20||Florence Events Center: Jazz Kings “My Lucky Star” -
|May 24||Florence Events Center: SEA presents Piano Caméléons: Dueling Grand Pianos www.eventcenter.org||541-997-1994|
|Jun 04||Florence Events Center: Oregon Coast Humane Society Fashion Show & Luncheon -
|Jun 05||Florence Events Center: Siuslaw High School Band Concert -
|Jun 09-Jun 18||Florence Events Center: Master Class -
|Jun 17||Sand Sculpting Clinic - 10-2 pm. www.sandmasterpark.com||541-997-6006 |
|Jul 01||Wings & Wheels - Displays by the Rhody Cruisers Car Club, Central Oregon British Car Club, Oregon Central Coast Military Vehicle Group, Oregon Coast Military Heritage Museum, Siuslaw Valley Fire & Rescue, Central Coast Amateur Radio Club, United States Coast Guard, and helicopter rides and food @ the Florence Municipal Airport 2001 Airport Way in Florence. www.florencechamber.com||541-997-3128|
|Jul 04||Independence Day Celebration - Celebrations include live outdoor music in Old Town, and a spectacular fireworks display over the Siuslaw River. Shops and restaurants stay open late to accommodate locals and visitors. www.florencechamber.com||541-997-3128|
|Jul 15||Sand Master Jam - Sandboard competition - all categories, 2-5 pm. www.sandmasterpark.com||541-997-6006 |
|Aug 26||Sand Sculpting Clinic - 10-2 pm. www.sandmasterpark.com||541-997-6006 |
|Sep 16||XWest Huck Fest - Sandboard competition, 2-4 pm. www.sandmasterpark.com||541-997-6006 |
|May 13||Oregon Dunes Triathlon - Triathlon/Duathlon – cycling, running, swimming. Swim in Woahink Lake then grab your bike to cycle through country roads. Run through State Park trails ending at the Oregon Dunes, a beautiful location with friendly locals. USAT Sanctioned Event. Produced by Best in the West Events and Dunes City. www.oregondnestriathlon.com/||541-997-3338|
|May 19||David Luning Live at Brandborg Winery - David Luning performing live at Brandborg Winery
$10 at the door : show starts at 7pm www.brandborgwine.com||541-584-2870|
|May 29||Memorial Weekend Parade - The purpose of our Memorial Weekend parade is to honor the fallen of all wars & our veterans for their service to our country. This year’s parade theme is Salute in Remembrance. The parade is designed to appeal to veterans & families throughout the area ||541-271-4281|
|Jun 01||Gem and Mineral Show - At the Reedsport Community Center. There will be jewelry, gem and mineral dealers, demonstrators, displays of gems and minerals, door prizes, silent auctions, food vendors, and a raffle. Demonstrations include making cabochons, wire wrapped jewelry, and Jade carvings. Kid’s activities includes “turn me over rocks” and a ball toss. Choose your thunderegg and have it cut. Admission free. www.reedsportcc.org||541-271-3495|
|Jun 02-Sep 29||Friday Farmers Market - Farmers Market featuring locally grown fruits and vegetables. Eggs, honey, mushroom, baked goods, humus, salsa, and craft vendors. Every Friday 9 am to 3 pm. Corner of Hwy 38 and 5th Street in Old Town Reedsport. www.facebook.com/ReedsportFarmersMarket||541-271-3044|
|Jun 15-Jun 18||Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Sculpting Championships - Watch professionals turn a giant log into a work of art. Artists have 4 days to complete their main sculpture & quick carves daily. Gates open at 7:30am, auction at 5:30pm daily except Sunday 1pm followed by Sugar Shack eating contests and awards ceremony www.oregonccc.com||541-271-3495|
|Jun 22||Riverfront Rhythms: Concerts at Umpqua Discovery Center - Free outdoor summer concert series at the Umpqua Discovery Center on Thursdays starting at 6pm. www.umpquadiscoverycenter.com||541-271-4816|
|Jul 06||Riverfront Rhythms: Concerts at Umpqua Discovery Center - Free outdoor summer concert series at the Umpqua Discovery Center on Thursdays starting at 6pm. www.umpquadiscoverycenter.com||541-271-4816|
|Jul 20||Riverfront Rhythms: Concerts at Umpqua Discovery Center - Free outdoor summer concert series at the Umpqua Discovery Center on Thursdays starting at 6pm. www.umpquadiscoverycenter.com||541-271-4816|
|Aug 10||Riverfront Rhythms: Concerts at Umpqua Discovery Center - Free outdoor summer concert series at the Umpqua Discovery Center on Thursdays starting at 6pm. www.umpquadiscoverycenter.com||541-271-4816|
|Jul 04||Fireworks on the Bay - Visitors and locals alike grab a spot, fire up the barbecue or picnic and settle in for a fun day at the beach followed by a spectacular display of fireworks at dusk.
|Jul 26-Jul 30||DuneFest 2017 - The most fun a family can have in the sand. Drag races, quad events, sand camping, youth safety classes, relay races, poker run, barrel racing, Show & Shine, Freestyle show, Ironman, lighted night ride, just to name a few. www.dunefest.com||541-297-6073|
|May 12-May 14||Crawdad Festival - Get ready for some tasty crawdads, shrimp, and alligator sausage. Besides great food there will be bands, beer garden, a winery, and games.||541-756-2486|
|Jun 16-Jun 17||Brewfest - On Wulfy Beach at Tenmile Lake County Park. Fri 4pm-9pm, Sat 12pm-9pm. www.lakesidebrewfest.com|
|Jun 30-Jul 01||4th of July Fireworks Street Fair||541-260-5277|
|Apr 11||Bite of the Bay - South Coast restaurants are providing tastes of their best savory and sweet fare, and wineries and brewing companies are pouring a sampling of sips. In addition to the delicious samples of food and drink, we'll have silent and live auctions featuring a generous collection of items donated by area merchants and supporters. A local band will also perform for the dancers and music lovers in attendance. Pacific Cove Humane Society is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, and proceeds from the Bite of the Bay event are dedicated to the development of their pet adoption and welfare care center for this area.||541-404-6704|
|Apr 14-Apr 30||Little Theater on the Bay: My Fair Lady - Little Theatre on the Bay presents "My Fair Lady" directed by Josie Reid. Open at 7pm for Friday and Saturday Night performances, 2pm Sundays. Doors open 1 hour before the show.
|Apr 22-Apr 23||Rhododendron Flower Show & Plant Sale - Judged flower (truss) show with ribbons and trophies at Pony Village Mall. Plant sale and information on rhododendrons available. All colors, all sizes, in bloom, about to bloom and ready to plant. Saturday from Noon – 5pm and Sunday 10am – 4pm.||541-756-0433|
|May 26-May 28||BBQ, Blues & Brews by the Bay - Celebration of lip-smacking barbecue, locally-crafted beers and sizzling hot blues. This year is featuring more than 30 BBQ competitors and over 20 breweries at the Mill Casino. www.themillcasino.com||541-756-8800|
|Jul 03||3rd of July Fireworks - The Mill Casino will light up the skies over North Bend and the Coos Bay shoreline, with their annual waterfront fireworks display.
Guests are invited to enjoy the 10 p.m. fireworks show for free in the non-reserved seating areas located along the boardwalk. An outdoor grill, beverage station and beer garden will be available at the north side of the casino from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. while free non-stop shuttle service will be available from the south end of Pony Village Mall (next to Macy’s and cinema) to the casino from 7 p.m. until midnight. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com||541-756-8800|
|Apr 01||Coos County Community Concert Association: Cherish the Ladies www.cccca.com||541-269-1272|
|Apr 22||South Coast Celtic Fest - Workshops, free entertainment, and evening concert. www.southcoastfolksociety.wordpress.com||541-808-1773|
|May 03-Oct 25||Downtown Farmers Market - Every Wednesday and Sunday 9 AM to 3 PM with farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and more in downtown Coos Bay. www.coosbaydowntown.org/farmers-market||541-269-0215|
|May 11||Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Coos Bay - Hosted by Andrew J Locati Architects of Crow/Clay & Associates. May is National Preservation Month.Tour start at Noon, meet at the Coos Bay Visitor Center. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com||541-252-1919|
|May 20||Geology Lecture Series: Cassini to Saturn The Journey and the Legacy - All lectures in the series are FREE and open to the public and take place in the Hales Center for the Performing Arts located on the Southwestern Oregon Community College Campus (SWOCC) at 7pm unless otherwise noted. ||541-888-7216|
|May 27||Memorial Day Parade - Bring the family and wear your red, white, and blue! The parade begins at 4th Street and Golden Avenue and ends at 2nd Street and Hall Avenue in downtown Coos Bay. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com||541-269-8912|
|May 29-Sep 02||Marshfield Sun Printing Museum Open - Open Tuesday through Saturday 1pm-4pm. Volunteers are on hand to interpret and demonstrate the Marshfield Sun’s presses and other printing equipment, as well as to answer questions about the Museum’s exhibits on printing and office technology, and on local history. You can even find out why capital letters are called “upper case” and other letters are called “lower case.”
The Marshfield Sun Printing Museum is a unique printing museum located at the north end of Front Street on Coos Bay’s historic waterfront. The Marshfield Sun was a working newspaper office and print shop from 1891 to 1944 and is today essentially as it was left in 1944, with additional exhibits upstairs and on the walls. Admission is free but donations are encouraged. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com||541-266-0901|
|Jun 01-Jun 04||Festival of Sail - Tall ships, tours, music, and food along the Coos Bay waterfront. wwwfestofsailcoosbay.com|
|Jun 24-Jun 25||Clamboree and Glass Art Festival - Join the Empire celebration of the history, the clams, the culture, and the future of our area. Venues include the Fire Hall, the Hollering Place, Ed Lund Park, the Tribal House of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw tribes, and the downtown area along Newmark Avenue. Live music all day provided by local bands. Vendors, glassblowers and a beer garden. Fun activities ALL DAY!||541-217-8774|
|Jul 04||4th of July in Mingus Park & Concert in the Sky - Fishing ponds, face painting, FREE swimming, family competitions, clowns, kids entertainment, horse viewing & petting, Boy Scouts, Furry Friends Therapy Dogs. Crafts and goodie bags, food available, and much more. Live entertainment includes “Endless” and the “Lab Band”. Fireworks and Concert in the Sky. Day time activities at Mingus Park, Evening activities on the Coos Bay Boardwalk. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com||541-269-0215|
|Jul 04||Mayor's Firecracker Run - Mingus Park and the Coos Bay Waterfront, 10am. 1M for kids, 4K around the park and up Wall’s Wall.
|Apr 22||Ahh Shucks! Oyster Feed - You don’t want to miss this one! Oregon Oysters, there’s no better way to celebrate Oregon’s bounty. Noon – 4pm. Projected prices: 9 Oyster Meal $15, 6 Oyster Meal$13, 3 Oyster Meal $11. Oysters will be prepared in a variety of ways and served with dipping sauces, baked beans, coleslaw, bread and drink (soda, coffee, or tea). Shrimp cocktails can be added on for $1 extra! Gourmet hotdog meals ($8 Adults Meal/$5 Child's Meal) are available for the non-oyster fan. Live Music.
|May 14||Shore Acres Rhododendron Sunday Mother’s Day - Rhody experts in the Garden; Bay Area Artist Association paint-out in the garden, refreshments 11am-4pm. ($5 parking fee) www.shoreacrespark.com||541-888-3732|
|May 29||Blessing of the Fleet - The annual Charleston Fisherman's Memorial and Blessing of the Fleet will take place in the Charleston Boat Basin at 10am on Memorial Day. Names added to the memorial will be read and flowers in memory will be taken to sea by the U.S. Coast Guard. The South Coast Pipes and Drums will play. Cake and Coffee served afterwards at the Charleston Church.||541-888-8888|
|Jun 18||Shore Acres Rose Sunday on Father’s Day - Rose experts in the garden, refreshments; 11am-4pm. ($5 parking fee) www.shoreacrespark.com||541-888-3732|
|May 27-Sep 04||Sawdust Theatre: The Perilous Passing of Prudence Proudwell or A Gold Mine in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush - Written by local Sawdusters, the melodrama features titillating olios, buxom maids, and handsome gents. Evenings: 7 pm, doors open at 6 pm. Matinee: 2 pm, doors open at 1 pm. All seats reserved, adults: $12.50, age 12 and under $5. For groups of 20+ ticket prices are $10 per person. www.SawdustTheatre.com||541-396-4563|
|Jun 03||Gay 1890s Celebration and Parade www.coquillechamber.net||541-396-3414|
|Apr 01||SEA Seminar: Tidepools - Loren Morris will will speak about tidepools, held at The Barn in Bandon. www.sea-edu.org||541-260-7770|
|May 05-Dec 16||Old Town Marketplace - The "Big Blue" building is now the "Green" building housing the Old Town Marketplace (1st St., next to the boardwalk). Vendors will have vegetables, plants, food and crafts every Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm. www.portofbandon.com||541-347-3206|
|May 06||Circles in the Sand - Artwork in the sand at Face Rock. www.circlesinthesand.us|
|May 13-May 14||Circles in the Sand - Artwork in the sand at Face Rock. www.circlesinthesand.us|
|May 19-May 21||MarLo Dance: Sleeping Beauty -
|May 25||Bandon Showcase: pianist Mike Strickland - MIKE STRICKLAND, Pianist, is known for his exceptional musicianship and arrangements, his virtuosic technique, and his unmatched ability to connect with the audience on a personal level. His music outreach, mentoring programs, and masterclasses are always enjoyed by up and coming artists in the communities where he concertizes. Mike's unique and colorful programming of his concerts is always a hit with audiences. www.bandonshowcase.org||541-347-4341|
|May 26-May 29||Circles in the Sand - Artwork in the sand at Face Rock. www.circlesinthesand.us|
|May 27||Blessing of the Fleet - 10am -This Ceremony honors those who have been lost at sea, make their living on the sea, and all veterans. Attendees are encouraged to contact port office with names of their loved ones to be included in the ceremony. Following the ceremony flowers & wreaths will be scattered at the mouth of the river by U.S. Coast Guard Coquille River Patrol and a gun salute at the South Jetty provided by VFW Medal of Honor Post #3440 Bandon. Donations of Flowers are greatly appreciated. www.portofbandon.com||541-347-3206|
|May 27||Port of Bandon Marine Swap Meet - 10AM-3PM. Books, boards, kites, sails, boats, fishing gear or ground tackle, and more. ALL items are marine related/having to do with the water. www.portofbandon.com||541-347-3206|
|Jun 08-Jun 12||Circles in the Sand - Artwork in the sand at Face Rock. www.circlesinthesand.us|
|Jun 23-Jun 26||Circles in the Sand - Artwork in the sand at Face Rock. www.circlesinthesand.us|
|Jul 04||4th of July Celebration - Celebration parade, Lions Club Old Fashioned 4th of July BBQ, Music, Vendors, Kid's Activities, and Root Beer Floats in the City of Bandon Park along with Port of Bandon Cardboard Boat Races, Apple Pie and Ice Cream at the Boardwalk, and fireworks over the Coquille River. www.portofbandon.com||541-347-9616|
|Jun 17||Tour de Fronds - Tour de Fronds was voted #1 Supported Bike Ride at Orbike for 2016. TdF offers 7 beautiful rides on low-traffic roads from 30 - 117 miles. The rides begin in Powers, OR. and there is something for the novice to the cycling enthusiast. www.tourdefronds.com||541-439-2418|
|Jun 30-Jul 02||White Cedar Days - Parade, fireworks, artisans/crafters and food vendors from all over Oregon. The main event is the Loggers Shodeo, an intense exhibition of skill and physical endurance that’s fun for the whole family to watch. www.whitecedardays.wordpress.com|
|Apr 01-Oct 31||Hughes House, Cape Blanco Lighthouse, & Lifeboat Station Tours - Open 10am-3:30 pm Wednesday through Monday. www.capeblancoheritagesociety.com|
|Apr 15-Apr 17||Poet's Roundup - At the Port Orford library. Free. n/a||541-332-8899|
|May 10||Black Oystercatchers Citizen Science Project - You can help scientists find out more about the iconic coast bird species--black oystercatchers--who are often found in tidal areas along Oregon's rocky coast. Monitoring occurs in May. Training will take place at Wednesday at 6:30pm, Port Orford Field Station, 444 Jackson St, Port Orford. www.audubonportland.org|
|May 20||Redfish Rocks on the Docks - An educational and fun day with fishermen, scientists, and more. Kayak tours, tidepooling, kids surf lessons, free hotdogs and hamburgers, and informational booths and activities. www.redfishrocks.org|
|May 27-Oct 07||Saturday Farmers Market - Fresh local produce, plants, seafood/beef,eggs, honey,flowers, baked goods, plus handmade art & crafts, jewelry and activities for kids. Saturday's, 9am - noon, Port Orford Community Co-op Site, Hwy 101 & 8th St. Operates into October, possibly longer depending on weather. www.facebook.com/PortOrfordFarmersMarket||541-287-2000|
|Jul 01-Jul 04||4th of July Jubilee - Rotary Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Fireworks, and lots of fun activities and events! www.portorfordoregon.com|
|Feb 01-Apr 30||Glass Floats Treasure Hunting Season - Glass floats are "hidden" on beaches for visitors to discover and keep. www.goldbeach.org||541-247-7526|
|Mar 11-Oct 28||Kalmiopsis Audubon: Let's Go Birding - Any type of precipitation (including drizzle) or threat of precipitation will postpone or cancel any outing. Only those on our email list will be notified of a cancellation and rescheduling of a postponed outing. To get on our emailing list contact Gary. www.kalmiopsisaudubon.org||541-412-0806|
|Apr 08||Rogue Playhouse: guitarist Doug Smith ||541-247-4382 |
|May 01-Oct 15||Jet Boat Tours - Have a trip of a lifetime up the Rogue River on a jetboat. www.roguejets.com||800-451-3645 |
|May 19-May 20||Whale of a Wine Fest www.goldbeachwinefestival.com||541-247-4541|
|Jun 03||Rogue Playhouse: guitarist/composer Hiroya Tsukamoto - Guitarist/composer, Hiroya Tsukamoto, is returning from New York for another west coast tour and is looking forward to performing again at The Playhouse Saturday.||541-247-4382 |
|Jun 07-Jun 11||Pistol River Wave Bash - The American Windsurfing Tour is back for the fifth year. The tides are auspicious, the moon is full and there will be pros here from all over the planet. www.americanwindsurfingtour.com||800-525-2334|
|Jul 04||Fireworks Show - Firework Show at dusk at the port of Gold Beach. www.goldbeach.org||800-525-2334|
|Apr 08||Pistol River Concert Association: MBRASCATU - Indie rock. All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. www.pistolriver.com||541-247-2848|
|Jun 03||Pistol River Concert Association: Roots and Blues with David Jacobs-Strain and Bob Beach - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance.
|Jun 24||Pistol River Concert Association: Piedmont Melody Makers - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance.
|Mar 01-Jun 21||Brookings-Harbor Farmers Market - Brookings Harbor Farmers Market is year round. Every Wednesday and Saturday 10-3 in the big white tent south of town. Always fresh produce, hot food, bakers and local artisans. www.brookingsharborchamber.com||541-661-3860|
|Apr 07-Apr 23||Chetco Playhouse: Charley’s Aunt - Record breaking 1892 London commedy, which went on to
another historic run on Broadway, with many subsequent revivals. www.chetcopelicanplayers.org||541-469-1877|
|Apr 23||Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: violinists Nikki and Timothy Chooi www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org||541-469-7625 |
|May 21||Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: Alexander Tutunov & piano students www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org||541-469-7625 |
|May 26-May 28||Rock the Chetco - Previously known as "Party at the Port", ROCK THE CHETCO is an all-inclusive community event providing music, food, beverage, fun & games for the entire community in cooperation with the City of Brookings & the Azalea Festival
|May 26-Jun 04||Brookings–Harbor Community Theater: Suessical the Musical -
|May 27-May 28||Azalea Festival Art Show - Art show with both 2D and 3D media, professional judging as well as People's Choice award, and a separate show for school-age children. www.wildriverscoastart.com||541-469-1807|
|May 27-May 28||Curry County Cruisers - Drive your car in the annual Azalea Festival Parade on Saturday May 27th, Then cruise down to the Port of Brookings Harbor for a casual Show-n-Shine from noon until 4:00 pm. Sunday May 28th is the Judged Car show from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm awards are presented at 3:30 pm. Entry fee: pre-register: $25 or day of the Show: $30.00. Over 40 awards will be presented. www.currycountycruisers.com||541-813-1214|
|May 27-May 29||Azalea Festival - Community-wide Festival includes a parade, car show, street fair, childrens' carnival, flower & plant shows, quilt show, and more.
|Jun 02-Jun 18||Chetco Playhouse: Chicago the Musical -
|Jun 03-Oct 07||Saturday Market at the Port - Open Saturdays at the Port from 10-4 for most vendors, food, beer, and music goes on until 8pm! www.chetcobrew.com|
|Jun 11-Sep 24||American Music Festival - Admission-free community concert series production held in Azalea Park Sundays at 1 pm. From pop, big band, bluegrass, folk and celtic to rock, swing, jazz and zydeco, AMF has something for everyone. www.facebook.com/AmericanMusicFestivalBr||541-469-3181 |
|Jun 16-Jun 17||Wild Rogue Relay www.runthewildroguerelay.com||541-951-9939|
|Jun 24||Bacon Fest www.portofbrookingsharbor.com||541-251-4422|
|Jul 01-Jul 02||Dog Days of Summer Brew Fest www.chetcobrew.com|
|Jul 15-Jul 16||25th Annual Southern Oregon Kite Festival - The SOKF is free and fun for all ages! Nationally renowned kite flyers perform on the kite field at the Port of Brookings-Harbor. Activities include free children's kite building workshops and vendors selling eats, treats, and merchandise. www.sokf.org||541-661-4183|
|Jul 21-Jul 30||Chetco Playhouse: Princess Parade www.chetcopelicanplayers.org||541-469-1877|
|Sep 15-Oct 01||Chetco Playhouse: Loggers Rhapsody www.chetcopelicanplayers.org||541-469-1877|
|Dec 08-Dec 17||Chetco Playhouse: Miracle on 34th Street www.chetcopelicanplayers.org||541-469-1877|