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Long Beach Peninsula
South Bend
May 28-Sep 05Weekend Market at the Dock - Weekend Market on The Dock features a farmers market, arts and crafts, jewelry and entertainment, and much more. The event promotes South Bend’s downtown community.10 am – 4 pm. https://www.facebook.com/WeekendMarketOn360-642-2400
Sep 02-Sep 05Come and Play on Labor Day - Enjoy a grand parade complete with fireworks and small-town charm. Weekend events include oyster eating and shucking contests, a tin man triathlon and poker paddle, kiddie race and more complete the weekend. http://willapaharbor.org/special-events/360-642-2400
Ocean Park
Jul 044th of July Parade & Art in the Dark - Enjoy this small town’s quintessential Fourth of July parade through downtown Ocean Park. Art in the Dark is held at Sheldon Park and features work by local artists, food vendors and more. Parade at 1:00 pm; Art in the Park 10:00 am – 3:00 pm www.opwa.com/html/4th_of_july.html360-642-2400
Aug 13Jazz & Oysters - Great jazz and great food make this a must-attend event! Featured are great Pacific Northwest jazz ensembles , delicious Willapa Bay oysters, great desserts, beverages and more. http://watermusicfestival.com/jazz-oyste360-642-2400
Sep 10-Sep 11Rod Run to the End of the World - This annual classic car show features acres of automobiles, from Model As to the muscle cars of the 1960s and 70s. Main events are held at Wilson Field, but the cars can be seen cruising the Peninsula. www.beachbarons.com360-642-2400
Long Beach
May 28-Sep 05SummerFest - Free family friendly entertainment and activities Memorial Day through Labor Day in downtown Long Beach. Enjoy wagon rides, face painting, live music, sidewalk chalk art contests and more! Venues include Gazebo Park, Veterans Field and pocket parks. www.longbeachwa.gov360-642-2400
Jul 04Fireworks on the Beach - One of the best fireworks shows around, this event features fireworks over the ocean in front of the Long Beach boardwalk. 10:00 pm – 10:30 pm https://funbeach.com/event/fireworks-on-360-642-2400
Jul 05Beach Cleanup Day - Hundreds of locals and visitors help clean the beach. Anyone interested in helping is welcome to join. Meet organizers at any major beach approach (Seaview, Bolstad, Cranberry, Klipsan, Ocean Park, Surfside at Oysterville Road) at 9:30am to pick up bags. www.ourbeach.org360-642-2400
Jul 20-Jul 23Sandsations - The annual Long Beach sand-sculpting extravaganza returns to the Peninsula for its 32nd year. The action unfolds along the Bolstad Beach Approach. The competition is open to all ages and abilities. www.sandsationslongbeach.com360-642-2400
Jul 30-Jul 31Long Beach Rodeo - Long Beach Rodeo and family night draws competitors from near and far to compete in saddle bronc, bareback and bull riding, barrel racing and steer wrestling, as well as team, calf and breakaway roping. http://www.peninsulasaddleclub.com360-642-2400
Aug 05-Aug 06Jake the Alligator Man’s Birthday - Celebrate Jake the Alligator Man’s annual 75th Birthday with a burlesque bachelor party, bride of Jake competition, car show and live music. www.jakethealligatorman.com360-642-2400
Aug 06-Aug 07Surf n’ Saddle’s Jr. Rodeo - The Northwest Junior Rodeo features cowboys and cowgirls aged 2 to 18. Events range from dummy roping to riding bucking stock. Come out and support the little buckaroos! 10:00 am – 4:00 pm https://funbeach.com/event/surf-n-saddle360-642-2400
Aug 15-Aug 21WA State International Kite Festival - Enjoy seven days if kite-flying, beach-playing, festival fun. Join world-renowned kite flyers on Washington’s longest beach for days of fun at this event voted the ‘Best Kite Festival in the World’ by Kite Trade Association International. www.kitefestival.com360-642-2400
Oct 07-Oct 10Peninsula Arts Association Fall Show - This is the Peninsula Arts Association’s oldest art event. The People’s Choice Award is the highest honor in the show. See what the Peninsula’s incredible artists create. www.beachartist.org360-642-2400
Oct 08-Oct 09One Sky, One World Kite Celebration - The World Kite Museum joins people all over the globe to promote international friendship and peace during this annual event. Participants can bring homemade kites or purchase kites; those who wish can make a kite at event headquarters. www.worldkitemuseum.com360-642-2400
Nov 25-Nov 27Holidays at the Beach - Weekend of free activities at Veterans Field in downtown Long Beach, Pacific Ave S & 3rd St SE, Long Beach. www.holidayslongbeach.com360-642-2400
Dec 31Fireworks at Midnight over the Ocean - Five minutes of fireworks at midnight over the Pacific Ocean in front of the boardwalk in Long Beach. Midnight. https://funbeach.com/event/fireworks-at-360-642-2400
Naselle
Jul 29-Jul 31Finnish-American Folk Festival - A three-day celebration of Finnish-American culture in southwest Washington. finnam.naselle.net/Finnam/Tervetuloa.htm360-642-2400
Seaview
Sep 17Seaview Oktoberfest - An early Oktoberfest party featuring North Jetty Brewing Company beer. https://funbeach.com/event/seaview-oktob360-642-2400
Dec 12Holidays at the Jetty - Celebrate the holiday season with the Long Beach Peninsula’s premier brewer. http://www.northjettybrewing.com/360-642-2400
Ilwaco
May 07-Sep 24Saturday Market - Shop for farm fresh produce, handmade crafts, fine art, plants, cut flowers, baked goods and mouthwatering prepared food. Watch the boats go by & the catch-of-the-day come in. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market runs every Saturday. www.portofilwaco.org503-338-9511
May 13-Jul 13Swan’s Land: Photographs by Rich Bergeman - Retrace the footsteps of celebrated pioneer James Swan in, Swan’s Land: Photographs by Rich Bergeman, an exhibit featuring black-and-white prints of sites frequented by Swan when the celebrated adventurer lived on Willapa Bay in the mid-1800s. http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.com360-642-3446
May 13-Jul 13Beyond the Point: Contemporary Knapping and the Object - Discover the art of contemporary flint knapping in Beyond the Point: Contemporary Knapping and the Object an exhibit featuring local artists who use traditional techniques to create objects of great craftsmanship. http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.com360-642-3446
Jun 10-Oct 14Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market - A lively Friday afternoon market and entertainment venue dedicated to the spectacular eats and farm crafts of the Long Beach Peninsula and Pacific County. June through October, Veterans Field. www.longbeachwa.gov/farmersmarket/360-642-2400
Jun 11-Aug 27Waikiki Beach Concert Series - The Waikiki Beach Concert Series is an outdoor, all-ages event at Cape Disappointment State Park. The concerts are held on the second and fourth Saturdays in June, July and August from 7 to 8:30 pm. A Washington State Discover Pass is required to attend. https://funbeach.com/event/waikiki-beach360-642-2400
Jul 02Firecracker 5K Walk/Run - This pet-friendly 5k is perfect for runners of all ages. The route follows the Discovery Trail to beautiful Beard’s Hollow before heading back to the Port of Ilwaco. Prizes and T-shirts at the finish line. 9:00 am https://funbeach.com/event/firecracker-5360-642-2400
Jul 02Fireworks at the Port - “Feel the thunder” at the Port of Ilwaco! Enjoy a day of shopping at the Saturday Market at the Port, run the Firecracker 5k and then relax portside for an awesome professional fireworks show. Dusk www.ilwaco-wa.gov360-642-2400
Jul 16-Jul 17Clamshell Railroad Days - Join the fun as we celebrate Clamshell Railroad Days July 16 & 17 at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco! Experience historic railroad lectures, model railroad layouts from regional clubs, the kids craft caboose, and more. $5 Admission. http://www.columbiapacificheritagemuseum3606423446
Jul 16-Jul 17Clamshell Railroad Days - This is a celebration of the Clamshell Railroad that ran along the Peninsula for 41 years. Explore Ilwaco’s historic Freight Depot and step inside an original passenger car, the NAHCOTTA, which is open only twice a year. www.columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-2400
Jul 29-Jul 30OTC Deep Canyon Challenge Ilwaco Tuna Classic - Multiple fishing tournaments held along the Oregon/Washington coast with teams of 4 anglers competing to bring in the five biggest tuna in aggregate weight. The resulting catch is donated to area food banks. Prizes are offered for the top three teams. www.oregontunaclassic.com360-642-2400
Aug 13Astoria-Megler Bridge 50th anniversary - Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the roadway that bridged the Americas. The Astoria-Megler Bridge celebrates 50 years in 2016, and it’s going to be a huge birthday bash. Events from the bridge’s original grand opening will be replicated. https://funbeach.com/event/astoria-megle360-642-2400
Sep 09Slow Drag at the Port - Slow and steady wins the race! Hot Rods compete in a coasting competition along the Port of Ilwaco. Cars have about 15 feet to accelerate before coasting about 200 yards. To win, a car must cross and stop closest to the finish line. https://funbeach.com/event/slow-drag-at-360-642-2400
Sep 23-Sep 24Blues & Seafood - This is the 9th year that Blues & Seafood will bring regional and national blues performers to the Port of Ilwaco. This year will be bigger and better than ever as 10 acts are scheduled. And enjoy fresh local seafood and handcrafted beer and wine. www.bluesandseafood.com360-642-2400
Oct 08-Oct 09Cranberrian Fair - Celebrate the Peninsula’s annual cranberry harvest. The Cranberrian Fair highlights the Peninsula’s cranberry history, culture and cuisine. Ride the Cranberry Trolley, visit bogs and more. www.columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-2400
Nov 11-Nov 12‘Ocian In View’ Cultural Weekend - When Lewis & Clark’s Corps of Discovery exclaimed “Ocian in View” they knew they had reached their westward overland destination. This annual event explores local history through a weekend of speakers, bus tours and the Chinook Tribe’s seafood dinner. www.columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-2400
Nov 26Saturday Christmas Market - Special seasonal Saturday Christmas Market at the Port of Ilwaco. Shop for fresh baked goods, handmade crafts, fine art, and gifts. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. www.portofilwaco.org/events/saturday-mar360-642-2400
Dec 03Saturday Christmas Market - Special seasonal Saturday Christmas Market at the Port of Ilwaco. Shop for fresh baked goods, handmade crafts, fine art, and gifts. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. www.portofilwaco.org/events/saturday-mar360-642-2400
Dec 03Crab Pot Christmas Tree - Get into the spirit of the holiday season with the lighting of the "World's Tallest Crab Pot Christmas Tree", and sing along to some very "crabby" Christmas carols. 5:00 p.m. https://funbeach.com/event/holidays-at-t360-642-2400
Dec 10Saturday Christmas Market - Special seasonal Saturday Christmas Market at the Port of Ilwaco. Shop for fresh baked goods, handmade crafts, fine art, and gifts. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. www.portofilwaco.org/events/saturday-mar360-642-2400
Dec 10Tuba Christmas - Annual performance of holiday music at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum by an Astoria, OR., tuba band. www.columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-2400
Dec 11Watermusic Festival Christmas Concert - This annual event is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. Enjoy fabulous live music, festive holiday treats and beverages. www.watermusicfestival.com/ 360-642-2400
Dec 17Saturday Christmas Market - Special seasonal Saturday Christmas Market at the Port of Ilwaco. Shop for fresh baked goods, handmade crafts, fine art, and gifts. Uniquely situated on the waterfront, Saturday Market is open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. www.portofilwaco.org/events/saturday-mar360-642-2400
Chinook
Sep 03-Sep 05Chinook Arts Festival - Arts & crafts featuring blown glass, stained glass, photography, jewelry, oil and watercolors, pottery, wood sculpture and more. http://www.facebook.com/events/538543882360-642-2400
Oct 15Oktoberfest - This annual Oktoberfest event is a fundraiser for the restoration of the historic Chinook School. It includes dinner, an open bar, a silent and live auction and wine raffle. www.friendsofchinookschool.org360-642-2400
Peninsula
Jul 04Tokeland Parade & Old-Fashion Family Picnic - Spend the day going back in time. This old-fashioned, family friendly parade has something for everyone. Lunch follows the parade and games follow lunch. Join in sock races, the water balloon toss and three-legged races. http://www.tokelandnorthcove.com/360-642-2400
Jul 16Music in the Gardens Tour - Music in the Gardens features a variety of Peninsula gardens and yards. Each garden features live music, delicious small bites and beverages that encourage you to linger and enjoy the Peninsula’s beautiful outdoors. www.watermusicfestival.com360-642-2400
Jul 23-Jul 24Tokeland Wood & Art Fest - See woodcarvers, woodcrafters and other artists at work during this family friendly, northern Pacific County event that features music and food vendors. No admission fee. www.tokelandnorthcove.com360-642-2400
Aug 05-Aug 07 Willapa Harbor Festival - The Willapa Harbor Festival is a Raymond tradition. A full weekend of fun, family-friendly events and activities. Check out the car show, parade, enter the softball tournament, or stroll through the downtown shops. http://www.facebook.com/groups/willapaha360-642-2400
Aug 24-Aug 27Pacific County Fair - Truly an old-fashioned experience, the Pacific County Fair enters its 120th year in 2016. And this small fair puts on a grand show! Tons of summertime fun for every member of the family. http://www.co.pacific.wa.us/pcfair/360-642-2400
Sep 16-Sep 18Cache-Dash-Splash - Geocaching weekend on the Long Beach Peninsula. Morning check in Saturday, Sept. 17 at Veteran’s Field in Long Beach. Then enjoy finding new geocaches across the Peninsula at your leisure. http://www.cachedashsplash.com360-642-2400
Oct 01-Nov 15Wild Mushroom Celebration - The Long Beach Peninsula is host to a variety of delectable wild mushrooms. Each Fall, local restaurateurs and Bed and Breakfast owners delight patrons and guests with special dinners/classes celebrating the harvest. http://wildmushroomcelebration.com/360-642-2400
Oct 14-Oct 15Water Music Festival - The 32nd annual Water Music Festival brings quality music to the Long Beach Peninsula in a three-concert series. Enjoy music from jazz to classical. A portion of our proceeds go to local school music programs. www.watermusicfestival.com360-642-2400
Nov 25-Nov 26Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour - Peninsula Arts Association’s Annual Studio Tour invites visitors into local artists’ studios to meet the artists and find one-of-a-kind mementos, home decor, beautiful jewelry and unique creations. www.beachartist.org360-642-2400
Dec 10-Dec 11Bed and Breakfast Holiday Open House - Some of the Peninsula’s finest bed and breakfast open their doors to the public during this wonderful holiday event. Enjoy sweet treats and tour local inns decked out in holiday finery. Charitable donations of non-perishable food accepted. https://funbeach.com/event/bed-breakfast360-642-2400

Northern California
Crescent City
Jun 01-Oct 26Downtown Crescent City Farmers & Artisans Market - The market features homegrown fruit and vegetables along with handmade products from local vendors. It is held in the parking lot on the corner of Front and K Streets. www.facebook.com/DowntownCrescentCityFar707-954-2260
Jun 04-Oct 29Saturday Farmers Market - Held at Crescent City Harbor, every week 9am – 1pm. www.delnorte.org707-464-7441
Jul 01-Jul 04LRT’s Annual 4th of July Melodrama - www.delnorte.org707-465-3740
Jul 03-Jul 04Art Festival www.delnorte.org707-487-2039
Jul 04Annual 4th of July Parade, Festival, & Fireworks - This is a huge town celebration with a parade through downtown starting at 10:00am. There will be food, merchandise, and game booths at Beachfront Park all day following the parade. One of the biggest fireworks show on the north coast starts after 9:00pm. Fireworks are shot off over the beautiful Battery Point Lighthouse for an amazing display. www.delnorte.org707-464-3174
Jul 0947th annual Gasquet Raft Races - This is a fun time with decorated rafts, where participants often come in costume. Registration begins at 10 am at the forks; the raft races start at noon. A deep pit BBQ at the American Legion Hall begins at noon, running until 4 or 5 pm. www.gasquetraftrace.com707-954-1836
Jul 15-Jul 16Relay for Life www.delnorte.org707-951-9154
Jul 17Del Norte Habitat for Humanity Garden Tour www.delnorte.org707-954-5119
Aug 04-Aug 07Del Norte County Fair - Tons of fun with rodoe, demolition derby and a whole lot more at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds. www.dnfair.org707-464-9556
Aug 2132nd Annual Crescent City Triathlon - www.crescentcitytriathlon.com707-465-3995
Sep 03BBQ Wars & Craft Beer Festival www.delnorte.org
Sep 23-Sep 24North Coast Redwood Writers Conference - A full slate of presenters and workshops to improve writing and publishing skills. www.NCRWC.org707-465-2300
Klamath Area
Jul 12-Jul 19Next Generation Climate Justice Action Camp - The Next Generation Climate Justice Action Camp (NGCJAC) is a seven day action camp to empower youth around the state of Oregon and northern California by providing age-appropriate training and mentoring. https://cldc.org/2016/02/16/2016-ngcjac/5416879180

Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast
Aug 25-Aug 28National Parks Fee Free Days - The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and wants everyone to celebrate! All national parks, including Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, will waive entrance fees on special days in 2016. www.nps.gov/lewi503-861-2471
Sep 10-Sep 17Cycle Oregon: South Coast www.cycleoregon.com
Sep 24SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup - Thousands of volunteers clean up the beaches from the California border to the Columbia River–and work on shores of rivers, creeks, lakes and other waterways throughout Oregon to improve the quality of water. www.solv.org800-333-SOLV
Oct 07-Oct 09ClayFest - Eugene’s yearly ceramic sale, features handmade pottery and ceramic art by local artists. There are demonstrations by participating artists and kids can enjoy working at the Clay Discovery Area. Free. October 7, 5-8pm October 8, 10-6pm October 9, 11-5pm clayfest.org5414791349
Astoria
May 08-Oct 09Astoria Sunday Market - Locals and tourists alike enjoy the bustling, colorful and lively weekly Market. Taste, shop and explore! www.AstoriaSundayMarket.com503-325-1010
Jun 17-Jul 03Astoria 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.org503-325-9896
Jul 03North Coast Symphonic Band Free Concert: American Heroes - 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. www.liberty-theater.org503-325-8108
Jul 04Fourth of July Fireworks - Fireworks explode at dusk. www.oldoregon.com800-875-6807
Jul 07-Sep 10Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse: Shanghaied in Astoria - Locally written play is part-vaudeville, part-soap opera, and part 1950’s style Hollywood musical – all combined into a fun and entertaining look at traditional local folklore. Shows every Thurs–Sat and occasional Sundays. www.shanghaiedinastoria.com503-325-6104
Jul 30-Jul 31Astoria Open Studio Tour - Astoria artists open their studios to the public for the 6th annual Astoria Open Studio Tour! Engage with Astoria's arts community during this free, intimate, festive, and easy-to-navigate experience. Maps and a full-color booklet featuring all of the participating artists will be available online and around town in early July. www.astoriavisualart.org503-791-2759
Aug 02-Aug 06Clatsop County Fair - Whether it`s pigs or poultry, jams or jewelry, local entertainment, or just plain fun - the Clatsop County Fair has it all and more! www.clatsopfairgrounds.com/fair.htm503-325-4600
Aug 10-Aug 14Astoria Regatta - Celebrate Regatta`s 121st year. Boat races, parades, dances, music, trolley rides, and more fun for the entire family. www.astoriaregatta.org
Sep 10-Sep 11Victorian Games at Flavel House - Enjoy some old-fashioned fun and games such as badminton and croquet. The kids will also enjoy testing their skills with the hoop and stick or ball and cup games. There will be contests and prizes, story telling, music, several different craft demonstrations, and other hands-on activities for the kids and parents to enjoy. Free horse and wagon rides as well as blacksmith demonstrations. So, come have a corn-dog (Yes, they had these back then too.) and lemonade while the kids learn how children from the Victorian period entertained themselves. www.cumtux.org503-325-2203
Sep 16-Sep 25Newport Performing Arts Center: Love/Sick - Cariani’s LOVE/SICK is a collection of nine slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays. Set on a Friday night in an alternate suburban reality, exploring the pain and the joy that comes with being in love. Full of imperfect lovers and dreamers, LOVE/SICK is an unromantic comedy for the romantic in everyone. www.supportthepac.org503-791-8914
Sep 23-Sep 25Pacific Northwest Brew Cup - Pouring dozens of craft beers from across the Pacific Northwest, the Oktoberfest-style festival features live music, family-friendly activities, and local food without the crowd of big-city festivals. www.pacificnorthwestbrewcup.com503-791-7940
Oct 07-Oct 22Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse: Annual Fall Production - Fridays and Saturdays 7pm & Sundays 2pm. www.astorstreetoprycompany.com503-325-6104
Oct 16Great Columbia River Crossing 10k - Once each year for just two hours, 3,000 runners and walkers are able to cross the historic Astoria-Megler Bridge as a part of the Great Columbia Crossing 10k. The opportunity to trek across the 4.1-mile bridge attracts runners from around the globe. www.greatcolumbiacrossing.com800-875-6807
Oct 16Great Columbia Crossing 10k - Experience the glory of the Columbia River from the Astoria-Megler Bridge during this 10k walk/run. The 10k is a scenic adventure on a fairly flat road with one steep incline to the peak of the bridge. http://www.greatcolumbiacrossing.com/360-642-2400
Oct 21-Oct 23Astoria Film Festival - World-class film festival on the northern Oregon coast, event draws upon the outstanding talents of the northwest and the world. Workshops and seminars for students of film and the public. www.goaiff.com503-484-5122
Oct 30Talking Tombstones - Former citizens are expected to return from the great beyond for a graveside chat with any and all willing to visit their tombstone. This is a FREE event, however donations are welcome. www.cumtux.org503-325-2203
Warrenton
Jul 16-Jul 17World War II Living History Event - This events includes camp life and demonstrations by various U.S., German, Russian, British, and French representative living history groups. Displays include military vehicles, field medical unit, infantry, and coast artillery. Purchase your tickets and step up to the firing range for the opportunity to handle and fire blanks from period weapons that include Russian, German, British, and U.S. rifles. Tour the historic area in the back of a 2.5 ton, 1952, Army transport truck (separate fees apply for tours). Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. www.visitfortstevens.com503-861-1470
Sep 03-Sep 05Fort Stevens Civil War Reenactment and Living History - The Northwest Civil War Council and the Friends of Old Fort Stevens host the annual Battle Reenactment event. The public can view the battles from the top of the west battery near the park museum. It is a crowd pleaser and a great camera viewpoint. www.nwcwc.org/fortstevens.html503-861-1470
Seaside
Jun 22-Aug 31Wednesday 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.org503-738-3311
Jul 044th of July Parade & Fireworks www.seasideor.com503-738-6391
Jul 044th of July Old Fashioned Social - Food, including ice cream social, games, silent auction, and entertainment at the Seaside Historical Society Museum. www.seasidemuseum.org503-738-7065
Jul 1650th Annual Seaside Beach Run - Seaside Beach Run offers several races and activities to meet the needs of a broad range of runners and walkers. Activities include 5K and 10K beach runs, timed and non-timed 5K walks on the historic Promenade in Seaside, and a free “Kid’s Sand Dash” and Treasure Hunt for children under 12 years old with prizes awarded in several age groups. There will also be a post-race family picnic with an awards ceremony and raffle. www.seasidebeachrun.org503-738-8304
Jul 24Seaside Downtown Garden Tour www.seasidedowntown.com503-717-1914
Aug 11-Aug 13Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament - The 35th annual event kicks off August 11 with over 1000 teams competing this year in the World’s Largest Amateur Beach Volleyball tournament. www.seasidechamber.com503-738-6391
Aug 20Lewis and Clark Salt Works Re-enactment - Actors in original costume boil seawater to make salt to preserve their meat for the trip home. Actors have trade beads for goods brought by spectators/tourist to trade. South end of the Prom and Ave U. www.seasidemuseum.org503-738-7065
Aug 27Hood-To-Coast Relay - Since 1989, Seaside has served as the finish line for the Hood to Coast Relay Race. Watch the finishers and enjoy fireworks in the evening. www.hoodtocoast.com
Aug 31Hot Rod Classic Charity Golf Tournament & Auction Dinner www.seasidedowntown.com503-717-1914
Sep 08-Sep 11Wheels 'n' Waves Car Show - Spectators can expect unique builder and street cars. www.seasidedowntown.com503-717-1914
Oct 29Boo’s, Blues & Brews - www.seasidedowntown.com503-717-1914
Oct 29Halloween Happenin’s - www.seasidedowntown.com503-717-1914
Nov 25Parade of Lights and Tree Lighting - Seaside's Parade of Lights features Santa and a whole parade of lighted floats. The route begins at Seaside Convention Center and travels along Holladay and Broadway. Immediately following the parade, the Community Christmas Tree is lit and the public is invited to sing carols and sip hot cider. www.seasidechamber.com503-738-6391
Nov 25-Nov 27Seaside Holiday Gift Fair www.seasidechamber.com503-738-6391
Cannon Beach
Jun 01-Dec 31Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: The USS Shark and How Cannon Beach got its Name - The Cannon Beach History Center & Museum will be opening a new exhibit in June featuring the tale of Cannon Beach's infamous cannon and how the town got its name. www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Jun 14-Sep 27Tuesday Farmers Market - The CBFM offers cut flowers in addition to a wide variety of fresh produce, pasture-raised meat, organic cheeses, wild-caught seafood, and hand-crafted artisan food products in the lively midtown area every Tuesday from 1-5 pm. www.cannonbeachmarket.org
Jun 17-Sep 03Coaster Theatre: 9 to 5: The Musical - June 17-September 3 www.coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Jun 24-Sep 04Coaster Theatre: Let's Murder Marsha www.coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Jul 04Independence Day Parade - A fun, small-town, everybody-get-in-on-the-act parade celebrating America. www.cannonbeach.org503-436-2973
Sep 09-Sep 11Cannon Beach Cottage Tours - Tour attendees will get an inside peek at true coastal living during tours and presentations. www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Sep 23-Oct 22Coaster Theatre: Don't Dress For Dinner www.coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Nov 04-Nov 06Stormy Weather Arts Festival - Cannon Beach’s art community gathers to collectively celebrate diverse talents during this popular festival of the arts. Galleries, shops, hotels and restaurants host a variety of writers, singers, composers, painters, sculptors and more. Transform your coastal experience into a festival of creativity filled with music, theater, poetry and art. www.cbgallerygroup.com503-436-2623
Nov 18-Dec 23Coaster Theatre: It's A Wonderful Life www.coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Manzanita
Jun 10-Sep 16Friday 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.com503-368-3339
Jul 04July 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
Jul 16Manzanita Writers' Series: Tom Spanbauer & Megan Kruse - Presentation by Tom Spanbauer & Megan Kruse, workshop by Megan Kruse. www.hoffmanblog.org
Jul 23-Jul 24Manzanita Music Festival - Multi-genre (Americana, Folk, Pop, Reggae, Bluegrass) collection of local, regional, and national musicians. Takes place main stage at the Hoffman Center Garden on Laneda next to the library. Besides music, there will be local/regional craft brew, wine, and food. www.exploremanzanita.com503-368-3846
Sep 17Manzanita Writers' Series: Jonathan Evison www.hoffmanblog.org
Oct 15Manzanita Writers' Series: Liz Prato www.hoffmanblog.org
Oct 15Wild Mushroom Hike with Ida Gianopulos - 10am-12pm meet at Oswald West parking lot on west side of Highway 101. $10 LNCT members — $20 non-members www.nehalemtrust.org503-368-3203
Nov 19Manzanita Writers' Series: Cat Winters - Presentation by Cat Winters, author of The Uninvited. www.hoffmanblog.org
Nehalem Bay
Apr 20-Jul 20Silent Films with Live Piano - Every 2nd to last Wednesday of the month, we will be hosting silent films with live piano including a formal introduction on the background of each film. $5/person at the door between 4-5:30 pm ncrd.org503-368-7008
Apr 24-Jul 24Open Mic - The last Sunday of each month we will be providing and open forum for all of those who would like to come and share their art. Starts at 7:00 pm. Free - Donations welcome ncrd.org503-368-7008
May 07-Aug 05BobbiLynn - May 7th and August 5th at 6:00 pm $10/person at the door 2013 Grammy Nominee, Nashville recording artist and songwriter. ncrd.org503-368-7008
May 28-Aug 27The Acoustic Pedestrian - May 28th & August 27th Shows start @ 7:00 pm $10/person Encouraging listeners to see the world differently and leaving folks smiling, humming and wanting more. ncrd.org503-368-7008
Jul 09Theo Czuk - Show starts @ 6:00 pm $10/person at the door The Kurt Vonnegut of songwriting. A lecture/concert "Around the World of Words" ncrd.org503-368-7008
Jul 10Variety Show - Show Starts at 8:00 pm $5/person at the door And now, for something completely different!! ncrd.org503-368-7008
Jul 23The Better Halves - Show starts @ 6:00 pm $10/ person at the door An Austin, TX husband and wife duo specializing in country, bluegrass, folk, jazz, latin and classical styles ncrd.org503-368-7008
Aug 12Steel Wool - Show starts @ 7:00 pm $10/person at the door A harmony loving, acoustic rock band spinning on the edges of funk, classic rock, and traditional Zimbabwean Mbira Music. ncrd.org503-368-7008
Aug 12Steel Wool - Show starts @ 7:00 pm $10/person at the door A harmony loving, acoustic rock band spinning on the edges of funk, classic rock, and traditional Zimbabwean Mbira Music. ncrd.org503-368-7008
Aug 12Steel Wool - Show starts @ 7:00 pm $10/person at the door A harmony loving, acoustic rock band spinning on the edges of funk, classic rock, and traditional Zimbabwean Mbira Music. ncrd.org503-368-7008
Aug 12Steel Wool - Show starts @ 7:00 pm $10/person at the door A harmony loving, acoustic rock band spinning on the edges of funk, classic rock, and traditional Zimbabwean Mbira Music. ncrd.org503-368-7008
Aug 13-Aug 21I Am My Own Wife - Shows start @ 6:00 pm $15/person at the door An elegant and eccentric 65 year old German transvestite who against all odds, hid from Nazis in plain sight as a woman. ncrd.org503-368-7008
Rockaway Beach
May 21-Sep 25Oregon 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.org888-71-TICKETS
Jul 04July 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.net503-355-8108
Aug 19-Aug 21Arts Fair & Farmers Market - Held at the Rockaway Wayside. www.rockawaybeach.net503-355-8108
Sep 04Old 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.net503-355-8108
Nov 25Lighting of the Christmas Tree - At 6 pm at Rockaway Beach Wayside. www.rockawaybeach.net503-355-8108
Nov 25-Nov 26Holiday Gift Fair - At Rockaway Beach City Hall. www.rockawaybeach.net503-355-8108
Dec 10Santa at the Station - Barry Mammano Fire Hall. www.rockawaybeach.net503-355-8108
Garibaldi
Mar 06-Nov 27Garibaldi 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.com503-322-8411
May 21-Sep 25Oregon 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.org888-71-TICKETS
Jul 22-Jul 24Garibaldi Days - Parade, fireworks, train rides, live entertainment, vendors, and more. www.visitgaribaldi.com503-322-3327
Aug 26-Aug 27Garibaldi Museum: Basketweaving Class with Brenda Brainard - www.garibaldimuseum.com503-322-8411
Sep 10Wave Steppers Square Dance - Have an evening of fun with the Wave Steppers Square Dance Club! Open to the public. www.visitgaribaldi.com503-322-3819
Oct 08Wave Steppers Square Dance - Have an evening of fun with the Wave Steppers Square Dance Club! Open to the public. www.visitgaribaldi.com503-322-3819
Tillamook
Mar 08-Sep 25Tillamook County Pioneer Museum: “Let’s Talk! A History of Communication” - Take a walk through the history of communications, from drums and smoke signals through the transoceanic cables and satellites in this exhibit of communication devices. www.tcpm.org503-842-4553
Jun 11-Sep 24Saturday Farmers Market - Local produce and products, entertainment, and plenty of fun and good food on Saturdays from 9am-2pm. www.tillamookfarmersmarket.com503-812-9326
Jun 24-Jul 10The Barn Community Playhouse: Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike - Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for best Play! Vanya and his sister Sonia tolerate their mediocre middle-aged lives, until their movie-star sister Masha returns for a surprise visit with her boy-toy Spike that really shakes things up. You will laugh your head off. Adults: $15, 12 and under $10. www.tillamooktheater.com503-812-1163
Aug 10-Aug 13Tillamook County Fair - Recognized as one of the top ten Blue Ribbon fairs in the nation because it is so unique. This year features Pig-N-Ford races, pari-mutuel horse racing, Demolition Derby, Brad's World Reptiles, and entertainers Parmalee, Cloverdayle & Jana Kramer, and Three Dog Night. www.tillamookfair.com503-842-2272
Aug 19-Aug 21Old Iron Show - Enjoy Antique tractors, gas engines, farm & logging equipment, vintage cars & trucks and tool displays at the Blue Heron French Cheese Co. Friday 12-5pm/Saturday 9am-5pm/Sunday 9am-3pm. Admission is $3 for adults and free for kids age 12 & under. br159nwoldiron@gmail.com503-801-4900
Aug 19-Aug 21A Step Back in Time - www.tcpm.org503-842-4553
Aug 26-Sep 11The Barn Community Playhouse: Octette Bridge Club - Set in 30's & 40's, eight sisters in Providence, RI have gathered without their husbands, as they do twice a month, for a night of gossip, home-baked pie and cards. They support each other, offer advice, tell secrets (!) and occasionally finish a hand of bridge. "A charming, nostalgic, delightful, funny, and moving glimpses of the sort of lives we are all familiar with - our own." Adults: $15, 12 and under $10. www.tillamooktheater.com503-812-2163
Sep 17Tillamook Forest Center: Root Ball Fundraiser Dinner on the Bridge - Inagural Root Ball: an illuminated evening on the Wilson River Bridge With you, we can deepen our roots and strengthen support into the future. Enjoy a magical evening as we dine on the suspension bridge with stunning views of the Wilson River. More than just a benefit dinner, the Root Ball is guaranteed to be a unique experience! More details to come. www.tillamookforestcenter.org866-930-4646
Oct 07-Oct 08Quilt & Fiber Festival - Biannual festival takes place Friday 10-5 and Saturday 10-4 at the Tillamook Fairgrounds. www.latimerquiltandtextile.com503-842-8622
Netarts
Sep 05Kayak Netarts Bay - Registration Required email. marc@kayaktillamook.com503-866-4808
Nov 05Birds of Netarts Bay - Registration Required. Join Ram Papish to explore the birdlife of Netarts Bay and the surrounding area. www.tbnep.org503-322-2222
Cloverdale
Jul 02Clover’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.org888-KIWANDA
Pacific City
Jul 02Independence Day Celebration - The annual Pacific City fireworks show at Bob Straub State Natural Area. www.pacificcityfireworks.com888-KIWANDA
Jul 15Dory Days Oregon Heritage Tradition Dedication Ceremony - www.pcnvchamber.org888-KIWANDA
Jul 15-Jul 17Dory 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. www.pcnvchamber.org888-KIWANDA
Sep 09-Sep 11Blowsion 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
Sep 16-Sep 18Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic - Besides great surfing action, there's a pig feast, bonfire, live music, and product demos and displays. www.capekiwandalongboardclassic.com503-483-1025
Neskowin
May 28-Sep 24Saturday Farmers Market - Open 9am to 1pm www.neskowinfarmersmarket.com503-392-3582
Jul 04Neskowin 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.
Lincoln City
Mar 18-Jul 24Tidepool Clinic - Each tide pool clinic begins with a lecture from local marine biologist Dr. Chuck at the 15th street beach access. Following the lecture, Dr. Chuck will take you on a tour of the tide pools and help identify local marine life. www.oregoncoast.org/tide-pool-clinics541-996-1274
Mar 19-Sep 17Photography Hiking Clinics - Enhance your photography skills and explore the wild side of Lincoln City. Instructors Jeri Knudson of JAKs Photography Studio, and Bob Gibson of Blue Water Photography, will host a series of outdoor photography workshops taking place from spring continuing through summer. www.oregoncoast.org/photo-hikes541-994-3405
May 01-Oct 09Outdoor Farmers & Crafters Market - Every Sunday, 9 am to 3 pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. www.lincolncityfarmersmarket.org541-921-0062
Jun 08-Sep 20Crabbing Clinic - Prior to crabbing, participants will meet at the pavilion located at the end of SW 51st St in the Historic Taft District of Lincoln City for a brief orientation. The orientation will familiarize participants with Oregon’s crabbing regulations, harvest methods, identification, and cleaning and cooking techniques. www.oregoncoast.org/crabbing-and-clammin541-265-5847
Jun 09-Sep 22Clamming Clinic - Clam digging clinics begin with a brief lecture at the Driftwood Public Library located at 801 SW Hwy 101 in Lincoln City. The lecture covers Oregon’s clam digging regulations, clam identification, harvest methods, as well as cleaning and cooking methods. Lectures last approximately 45 minutes before adjourning to dig clams. Following the clam digging lecture, participants will meet at the gravel pullout just north of the Bay House Restaurant located on the west side of Hwy 101. www.oregoncoast.org/crabbing-and-clammin541-265-5847
Jun 22-Jul 04Siletz 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.org541-992-1131
Jul 02Lincoln City Cultural Center: Missoula Children’s Theatre Aladdin - Missoula Children’s Theatre at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 3 PM and then again at 7 PM. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Jul 04Fireworks over Siletz Bay www.oregoncoast.org800-452-2151
Jul 044th of July in Lincoln City - Celebrate the 4th of July with a spectacular fireworks display over Siletz Bay at dusk. Other family fun events include a Pancake Breakfast, Craft Fair & Food Court and a 4th of July Parade in Gleneden Beach. http://www.oregoncoast.org/4th-of-july-c800-452-2151
Jul 07Lincoln City Cultural Center Concert: Ben Cosgrove - Ben Cosgrove is a composer, pianist, and multi-instrumentalist based in New England. He performs regularly all over the country, writes scores for films, plays, radio, and television, and has produced several well-received albums of original instrumental music. His “electric and exhilarating” live performances on solo piano are at once dazzling and intimate, the music both delicate and commanding. He is known to Oregon Coast audiences from his residency at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology (one of many fellowships and residencies he has held across the United States). Tickets $14 advance/$16 door. 7 pm. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Jul 07-Aug 27Theatre West: Where There's a Will There's a Relative - Sam Price, a wealthy entrepreneur, has just recently passed away and, at his request, has been laid out in his townhouse. With the corpse in the bedroom, his immediate family—sister, brother, nephew and niece—have gathered to discuss their inheritance, a meeting that descends into acrimony over the division of property. Shows Thurs–Sat. www.theatrewest.com541-994-5663
Jul 09Chalk Art Festival www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Jul 16Lincoln City Cultural Center Concert: Randy McAllister - Heartbreak, humor, high hair and tall Texas tales all play a part in the songwriting of Randy McAllister, a singer-drummer- harmonica player from Novice, Texas. His music has been hailed as some of the most original and innovative being made today. While comparisons are not easy, it has been said that his music is a cross between Doug Sahm, John Hiatt and Delbert McClinton, with a blues man background and sensibilities thrown into the mix. On this tour, he's bringing a four-piece band: bass, drums, guitar and fiddle. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Jul 22-Jul 23Chinook Winds Casino: Styx - Styx live at the Chinook Winds Casino at 8 PM. Reserved Seating Tickets: $45 – $60. www.chinookwindscasino.com888-MAIN ACT
Jul 28Lincoln City Cultural Center Concert: Men of Worth - Back by popular demand! Donnie Macdonald comes from the Isle of Lewis, one of the Hebridean Islands off the west coast of Scotland. Writing tunes and original songs in both his first language Gaelic and in English, Donnie presents the music from his native Scotland with passion and humor.With a simple presentation and a wealth of stories, Men of Worth will leave you smiling. Tickets are $16 in advance; $18 at the door/free for children 12 and under. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Aug 12-Aug 13Chinook Winds Casino: Tanya Tucker - Tanya Tucker live at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort at 8 PM. Tickets $20 – $35. www.chinookwindscasino.com888-MAIN ACT
Aug 13Taft Beach Sandcastle Contest - Taft Beach Sandcastle Contest in the Historic Taft District of Lincoln City. Compete or just take it all in as original creations rise out of the sand right before your eyes. www.oregoncoast.org/sandcastle-contest800-452-2151
Aug 13Lincoln City Cultural Center: Missoula Children’s Theatre presents Rumpelstiltskin - Missoula Children’s Theatre at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 3 PM and then again at 7 PM. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Aug 18Lincoln City Cultural Center Concert: Brazilian Jazz with Batida Diferente - Featuring Laura Dreyer on saxophone and flute, and Kerry Politzer on piano, this quintet combines lyrical melodies with jazz, Brazilian rhythms and funk, resulting in an exciting, contemporary palette of sound with a strong rhythmic twist. $20 in advance, $22 at the door. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Aug 27Old School Classic Car Show - Come enjoy classic cars, food, music and some “old school” competition at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 10am to 4pm. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Sep 03Surf City Classic Car Show - At the Chinook Winds Casino Resort from 10 AM – 6 PM. Beer Garden • Live Music • Food & Fun. www.oregoncoast.org541-996-5312
Sep 10Cruisin’ the Bay Car Show - In the Historic Taft District of Lincoln City! 9am to 2pm www.oregoncoast.org/calendar
Sep 15-Sep 18Celebration of Honor - 13th Annual Celebration of Honor presented by Chinook Winds Casino Resort on the beach in Lincoln City. An event to honor their sacrifice. Oregon Traveling Memorial Wall, Run for Honor 5K, free buffet for military and veterans, plus free entertainment. www.oregoncoast.org/celebration-of-honor541-996-5815
Oct 01-Oct 02Fall Kite Festival - Held on the beach, in the center of Lincoln City, at the D-River Wayside on Saturday and Sunday. www.oregoncoast.org800-452-2151
Oct 04Senior Fair at Chinook Winds Casino Resort - 25th Annual Senior Fair at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Full day of exhibits, entertainment and prizes with seniors in mind. www.chinookwindscasino.com800-984-4968
Oct 08Chowder & Brewfest - Celebrate the perfect pairing of chowder and craft beer, along with live music and fun games at Lincoln City Outlets. www.oregoncoast.org/chowder-cook-off800-452-2151
Oct 15-May 30Finders 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-keepers800-452-2151
Nov 12Wild Mushroom Cook-off - At the Culinary Center in Lincoln City from 11AM – 2PM. Free admission at the door with tasting-sized portions available for a small fee. www.oregoncoast.org800-452-2151
Nov 19Restoration Pow Wow - Come celebrate the 39th anniversary of the restoration of official Tribal Status for the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians. www.chinookwindscasino.com888-CHINOOK
Gleneden Beach
May 26-Sep 29Harvest Market - Gleneden Harvest Market at Side Door Cafe, 6675 Gleneden Beach Loop Road in Gleneden Beach. Thursdays from 1 -6 PM. www.facebook.com/glenedenharvestmarket
Jul 044th of July Celebration - Includes a Pancake Breakfast, Craft Fair and Food Court at Eden Hall, and the Annual 4th of July Parade. www.glenedenbeach.org
Jul 21Gleneden Beach Community Club: Lincoln Pops Big Band - Lincoln Pops Big Band from 7:30 – 10 PM at the Gleneden Beach Community Club, 110 Azalea Street, Gleneden Beach. Come dance or just listen to the sounds of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Adults $6 and Students $3, children under 6 admitted free. 541-563-5067
Depoe Bay
Aug 20Pirate Treasure Hunt - Ahoy Mateys! A bountiful clue for all who will hunt for the buried treasure. Understand the points N.E.S & W, how maps work and how letters combined make words and words make clues. Arrrr and listen for the cannons and listen to the Pirates. www.treasuredepoebay.org541-765-2889
Sep 17Indian Style Salmon Bake - Enjoy a succulent salmon meal, great performances and music. Over 2,000 pounds of salmon is slow roasted to perfection on alder stakes, just as the native Americans did 2,000 years ago. Traditional dance and song from Native peoples. www.depoebaychamber.org541-765-2889
Oct 31Witches of Depoe Bay - Fun, games and food for children at Community Center. www.depoebaychamber.org541-765-2889
Dec 10A Whale of a Christmas - Amidst festive decorations and carolers, the Depoe Bay Christmas tree is lit. Join us for this truly magical event at the Whale Center. www.depoebaychamber.org541-765-2889
Newport
May 23-Dec 31Oregon Coast Aquarium Exhibit: Secrets of Shipwrecks: Part History. Part Mystery www.aquarium.org541-867-3474
May 07-Oct 29Outdoor Saturday Farmers Market - Local organic growers, market gardeners and green thumbs bring their fresh produce to the market along with arts and crafts and entertainment every Saturday. www.newportfarmersmarket.org541-961-8236
Jul 04Yaquina Bay Fireworks - Helpful Hint: It's good to show up early to the bayfront or surrounding areas as over 5,000 people watch the display.The Aerial display will be launched from a new location on private property just east of the Port of Newport International Terminal on Yaquina Bay Road. With the new location, officials say the best fireworks viewing area will be from the Hatfield Marine Science Center in South Beach. www.newportchamber.org541-265-8801
Jul 04Newport Symphony Free 4th of July Concert - Annual Free Community concert featuring an All American pre-concert BBQ at Newport Middle School. Special guest star Katie Harman – Miss America 2002. www.newportsymphony.org
Jul 08-Jul 09Newport Performance Arts Center: Newport Symphony & Judy Collins - At the Alice Silverman Theatre at the Newport Performance Arts Center. Tickets $55-$95. www.newportsymphony.org541-265-ARTS
Jul 17Newport Performing Arts Center: Milo Graamans & Friends Concert - Local pianist Milo Graamans performs classical, ragtime, showtunes, and original compositions. This program will include some material Milo has not previously performed. Guest performers include Carlyn Jefferson, Evan Pardi, Ian Smith, and others TBA. Donations will benefit scholarships for the OCCA Shakespeare Camp. www.coastarts.org541-265-2787 (ARTS)
Jul 29-Aug 14Newport Performing Arts Center: Sex Please We're Sixty www.portholeplayers.org541-265-ARTS
Jul 30Yo-Pro's annual 'Amazing Race' - Two person teams solve clues, find locations, complete challenges and race through Newport. Only 40 team slots are available!Music, food, awards and beverages after the race. www.discovernewport.com541-265-8801
Jul 30Newport’s Amazing Race www.newportchamber.org/amazing-race.htm541-265-8801
Aug 05-Aug 06Quilts by the Sea - Quilt show with 300 quilts from traditional bed quilts to fabulous art quilts. Raffle, vendors, demos, boutique and more at the Newport Rec Center. Admission $6, Under 12 Free. www.OregonCoastalQuilters.org541-563-5540
Aug 06Salmon Enchanted Evening - Wild caught-salmon feast. www.salmonenchantedevening.com
Aug 13Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge - A $3,700 competition with all you can sample tastings of these amazing culinary creations featuring in season fresh caught Albacore Tuna right off the Newport docks! www.tunabbq.com
Aug 19-Aug 21The New Lincoln County Fair - Food & fun for the whole family. Free admission. www.thelincolncountyfair.com
Sep 03International Vulture Awareness Day - The Oregon Coast Aquarium hosts a variety of self-guided educational activities and special events. www.aquarium.org 541-867-3474
Sep 30-Oct 02Oregon Coast Jazz Party - Oregon Coast Jazz Party follows the "jazz party" format, which means that the musicians appear in different combinations called "sets" during the three-day event. www.coastarts.org541-265-2787
Oct 01Sea Otter Awareness Day - The Oregon Coast Aquarium’s resident sea otters will co-host a variety of self-guided educational activities and special events. www.aquarium.org 541-867-3474
Oct 07-Oct 30Newport Performing Arts Center: One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest - Bo Harrington directs Dale Wasserman's brilliant, powerful, captivating adaptation of the classic novel by Ken Kesey. www.redoctopustheatre.org541-265-ARTS
Toledo
Jun 02-Sep 29Thursday Main Street Market - Vendors selling fresh fruits and veggies, crafts, merchandise and more among Toledo's main street shops, with live music to boot! www.toledooregon.org541-336-3183
Jul 02-Jul 03Independence Weekend Music Festival - Live Music, food & fun at Toledo's Memorial Field. www.toledooregon.org541-336-3183
Jul 22-Jul 24Summer Festival - Logging show, carnival, chalk art contest, parade, fireworks and more! www.toledosummerfestival.com541-336-9419
Aug 20-Aug 21Port of Toledo 12th Annual 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. WWW.portoftoledo.org www.portoftoledo.org541-336-5207
Aug 27-Sep 05Oregon Coast Invitational Youth Art Festival - Oregon Coast Children's Theatre/Oregon Coast Children's Center for the Arts presents the 1st Oregon Coast Invitational Youth Art Festival. Festival will be held at the Olalla/Flowerree Centers at 321 S.E. 3rd St. Toledo, Oregon (up the hill from main street) Open 11-4p.m. most days extended hours Labor Day Weekend. Admission is free, exhibits free along with workshops in paper arts for youth and families held throughout the festival. On display are works of "Sculpture in Paper" from 5th-12th Graders from around Oregon, students competing for recognition and monetary prizes, patrons can vote for people's choice awards in each of 4 grade categories. Awards announced on Labor Day the 5th of September. oregoncoastchildrenstheatre@gmail.comwww.oregoncoastchildrenstheatre.com
Waldport
Jul 02-Jul 04Clam-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.com541-563-2133
Jul 03July 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.com541-563-2133
Sep 24Cruzin' 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. www.waldport-chamber.com541-563-2133
Dec 10Christmas 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.com541-563-2133
Yachats
May 08-Oct 23Sunday 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.com800-929-0477
Jul 01-Jul 04Yachats 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 04la 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.org800-929-0477
Jul 08-Jul 10Yachats Music Festival - This magnificent music festival includes three days of cameo performances by major classical artists. www.fsarts.org510-845-4444
Aug 06-Aug 07Pathways To Transformation Holistic Health, Psychic & Crafts Fair - This Holistic Health, Psychic & Crafts Fair features over 65 booths offering an array of holistic health practitioners, psychic readers, health & wellness products and visionary arts & crafts under one roof. Seminars are also offered with topics covering health, well-being and spiritual development. $3 Weekend Pass Donation includes seminars. Fair Cafe. Family Friendly. Free Parking. www.chucklingcherubs.com541-547-4664
Aug 13Yachats River Valley Tour - Meet "up the river folks" who are using their land to raise anything from llamas to edible flowers. Visit up to half a dozen farms, survey the operations and purchase locally produced products, including honey, vegetables, herbs and more! www.yachats.org800-929-0477
Aug 19-Aug 20Yachats Commons: Sex Please, We're Sixty - Mrs. Stancliffe has a beautiful, popular bed and breakfast - which Bud "the stud" claims is popular because of his way with the ladies, and ladies do come looking for Bud's charms, only he can't remember who he's met before and who might be there for other reasons. It's a door-slamming, hot-flashing, gut-busting good time in the name of the Rose Cottage Inn. www.portholeplayers.org541-265-ARTS
Sep 02-Sep 05Yachats Arts Guild Gallery - Nearly 30 coast artists will display their work in oils, watercolors, photography, acrylics, pen and ink, wood and other media. www.yachatsartsguild.com
Sep 03Yachats Ladies Club Labor Day Pie & Ice Cream Social - Pies, Pies, Pies!..The Ladies Club pie socials are famous for their astounding variety of delicious pies. A variety of beverages will also be sold. Come early for the best selection and before the pie is gone! Saturday 11 am - 3 pm, W 3rd & Pontiac. www.yachats.org541-547-3205
Sep 09-Sep 11Fall Blues Car Show & Shine - Show and shine, dinner, and live entertainment. www.fallbluessns.com
Sep 23-Oct 09One of Us Productions - Friday and Saturday 7:30 pm, Sunday 3 pm. Yachats Commons Auditorium, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. www.yachats.org800-929-0477
Oct 02Blessing of the Animals - Bring your animals, large and small! This annual blessing is presided over by the Rev. Mary Crook and is sponsored by the Little Log Church. www.yachats.org800-929-0477
Oct 21-Oct 23Mushroom Fest - Enjoy wild forest mushroom cuisine, expert led mushroom walks, talks and exhibits, culinary and fungi arts workshops, culinary mushroom markets, wine tasting, and live entertainment. www.yachats.org800-929-0477
Nov 05-Nov 06Crafts on the Coast Harvest & Holidays - A showcase of nearly 70 of the best artisans from the Pacific Northwest offering their handmade crafts, fine art and gourmet food ready for holiday gifting in a warm, family-friendly environment featuring craft demonstrations and free tastings of the gourmet food. 541-547-4664
Nov 11-Nov 13Celtic Music Festival www.yachats.org800-929-0477
Florence
Jul 02Wings & 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.com541-997-3128
Jul 04Independence 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.com541-997-3128
Jul 16Sand Master Jam 20th Anniversary - Sandboard competition - all categories, 2-5 pm. www.sandmasterpark.com541-997-6006
Aug 13-Aug 142nd Star Festival - Event includes 2 days and 1 evening of Mirth, Myth, and Mayhem!! www.2ndstarfestival.com
Aug 20-Aug 21Coin and Stamp Show www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Sep 09-Sep 11Rods n' Rhodies Invitational Car Show www.florencechamber.com541-997-3128
Sep 17Xwest Huck Fest - Sandboard competition, 2-5 pm. www.sandmasterpark.com541-997-6006
Sep 23-Sep 24Festival of Books - Authors offer their books for sale and publishers show the books they have published and sign up new authors. www.florencefestivalofbooks.org541-997-1994
Oct 05Florence Events Center: SEA Presents Cantus - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Nov 04-Nov 13Florence Events Center: The Pirates of Penzance - Classic Gilbert and Sullivan, our dazzling signature production! A hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers and an eccentric Major-General. Winner of 3 Tony Awards. www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Nov 18-Nov 19Florence Events Center: SEA Presents Pink Martini www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Jan 21Florence Events Center: SEA Presents Joe Trio www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Reedsport
Jun 03-Oct 28Friday 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/ReedsportFarmersMarket541-271-3044
Jun 23-Aug 11Riverfront Rhythms: Concerts at Umpqua Discovery Center - Free outdoor summer concert series at the Umpqua Discovery Center on Thursdays starting at 6pm. www.umpquadiscoverycenter.com541-271-4816
Dec 02-Dec 03Holiday Bazaar - The Reedsport Holiday Bazaar will be held Friday, 12/02/16 from 4 pm-8pm and Saturday, 12/03/16 from 10am to 5pm. The Holiday Bazaar will feature handcrafted, homemade, art and crafts, food, raffles, collectables, and gifts. http://reedsportcc.org/541-271-4608
Winchester Bay
Jul 04Fireworks 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. http://reedsportcc.org/541-271-4471
Jul 27-Jul 31DuneFest 2016 - DuneFest 2016 - 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. http://dunefest.com/541-297-6073
Aug 11-Aug 14Fiddle on the Beach - Musicians from all over Pacific Northwest and Northern California will be singing and playing fiddles, guitars, banjos and mandolins at the Community Center, the Gazebo, camp grounds and on the docks around town. http://reedsportcc.org/541-271-4471
Aug 19-Aug 20Kool Coastal Nights - Winchester Bay is the place to be August 19 and 20. Hot cars – Kool nights! Delight in Kool Coastal Nights, the 24th Annual Winchester Bay Car Show. http://koolcoastalnights.com/541-271-3434
Aug 19-Aug 20Kool Coastal Nights - Winchester Bay is the place to be August 19 and 20. Hot cars – Kool nights! Delight in Kool Coastal Nights, the 24th Annual Winchester Bay Car Show. http://koolcoastalnights.com/541-271-3434
Sep 03-Sep 04Art by the Bay - See 50+ Pacific Northwest artists selling and working on their art. Music, wineries, food, and even psychic readings! Fun for all Labor Day Weekend. http://reedsportcc.org/541-297-6073
Lakeside
Jul 01-Jul 024th of July Fireworks Street Fair - 4th of July street fair Friday July 1, noon to 7pm, Saturday July 2 10am to 8pm. Fireworks Saturday night at 10 PM. www.lakesideoregonchambers.com541-260-5277
Aug 13Cardboard Boat Races - All entries must be at the County Park Boat ramp by 9:30 am, races start at 10 am. www.lakesideoregonchambers.com541-260-5277
North Bend
Jan 08-Dec 02Tech Soup Fridays - Bring your devices and/or your questions to the North Bend library for some friendly help. (No repairs, please). www.northbendlibrary.org541-756-0400
Jan 13-Dec 14Reading Wednesdays - Reading Wednesdays will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month throughout 2016 at the North Bend Library. www.northbendlibrary.org541-756-0400
Jan 16-Dec 17Inside the Lines-A Coloring Club for Grown-Ups - Have fun with this new trend in adult relaxation and mindfulness. Coloring pages are provided. North Bend Public Library www.northbendlibrary.org541-756-0400
Jul 033rd 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.com541-756-8800
Jul 09-Jul 31Little Theater on the Bay: Little Ole Opry on the Bay - Our famous Little Ole Opry on the Bay features a different show every weekend. We offer Country-Western, Rock and Roll, Director's Choice, and more! Opry has been thrilling Bay Area audiences with its great music, comedy and dance since 1982 www.thelibertytheater.org541-756-4336
Jul 15-Jul 17July Jubilee - North Bend is throwing the biggest birthday party in town and you are invited! Family friendly events are happening all over town including storytelling, guided historical walks, Classic Car Show-n-Shine, All Car Cruise, Performances by The Little Theatre on the Bay, great food, Live Music and more! www.julyjubilee.com541-756-4613
Jul 15-Jul 17The Mill RV Jamboree www.themillcasino.com541-756-8800
Aug 05-Aug 07Little Theater on the Bay: 80's Rewind Show www.thelibertytheater.org541-756-4336
Sep 10-Sep 11Southern Oregon Dahlia Society Show - Gorgeous displays at the Pony Village Mall. www.ponyvm.com541-756-0433
Sep 10-Sep 11Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration - Canoe races, cultural exhibits and demonstrations, children’s activities and a Native American marketplace and traditional salmon bake dinner at the Mill Casino. www.themillcasino.com541-756-8800
Oct 14-Oct 30On Broadway Thespians: The Addams Family Musical - "The Addams Family Musical" - the world's kookiest Fri/Sat curtain time at 7 pm, Sun matinees at 2 pm, at the Little Theatre On the Bay stage! www.onbroadwaytheater.com541-756-4336
Coos Bay
Mar 04-Dec 02Downtown Wine Walk - 541-844-9494
May 04-Oct 26Downtown 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-market541-269-0215
May 28-Sep 03Marshfield 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.com541-266-0901
Jul 044th 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.com541-269-0215
Jul 04Mayor's Firecracker Run - Mingus Park and the Coos Bay Waterfront, 10am. 1M for kids, 4K around the park and up Wall’s Wall. www.SouthCoastRunningClub.com 541-269-1199
Jul 06-Aug 24Working Forest Tours - Spend a day in the woods with a Forester! Free guided tour through a working forest with a professional forester. Bring your kids and your questions. Info and sign up at Coos Bay Visitor Center. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-269-0215
Jul 21-Jul 30Oregon Coast Music Festival - Several genres of music are featured during the week of Festival to include Jazz, Barbershop, Rock, Marimba at different venues through out the area. The second week features classical concerts. Many events are FREE! Visit our website for the full schedule & details. www.OregonCoastMusic.org541-267-0938
Aug 23-Sep 27Music on the Bay: Tuesday Concerts - Free live music concerts held every Tuesday in Mingus Park, starting at 7 p.m. www.facebook.com/musiconthebay541-269-0215
Aug 27-Aug 28Blackberry Arts Festival - Arts, crafts, jewelry, photography, paintings, prints, weaving, spinning, woodworking entertainment. Blackberry treats, food, drinks and a whole lot more! www.blackberryartsfestival.com541-269-0215
Sep 17Cruz the Coos - More than 400 classic cars can be seen at this fun filled event. Saturday night Cruz the Coos through downtown Coos Bay and show and shine at Shore Acres State Park during the day. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-888-3863
Sep 17Prefontaine Memorial Run - A 10,000 meter road race honoring one of America’s greatest distance runners. 10km, or 2M walk. Hilly, out and back. www.prefontainerun.com541-269-1103
Sep 17-Sep 18Coos Sand N’ Sea: Sea of Quilts - A quilt show featuring a large variety of quilts, hourly demonstrations, exhibits, quilt challenge entries, a vendor mall & member boutique of handmade items, raffle quilt, Featured Quilter exhibit, and a snack bar. www.facebook.com/coossandnseaquiltguild541-297-2251
Sep 17-Sep 18Bay Area Fun Festival - A festival of fun for families! Live entertainment, the famous Cruz the Coos, parade and so much more. Variety of vendors, arts and crafts and lots of different kinds of food. Beer & wine garden. www.bayareafunfestival.com800-824-8486
Sep 24Stand up! For the Bay - Stand UP! For the Bay is a paddle event, and celebration of national estuaries day. Event takes place in downtown Coos Bay, at the public dock/boardwalk. Meet on the boardwalk (across from Visitor Center). A participatory waiver form will need to be signed by all those who wish to participate. The group will either stand up paddle, canoe, or kayak, in the bay along a route that is designed for ease of travel, with consideration of tide and wind direction. The route will be moderate in length and will take 1-2 hours. There will be support people in place incase of emergency. A boat and two lifeguards will be on watch for safety purposes. Life jackets are required. This event includes live music as well as a paddle board jousting event. After the paddle there will be a luau. coosbay.surfrider.org
Oct 14-Oct 30Dolphin Playhouse: Ha! www.thedolphinplayers.webs.com541-808-2611
Charleston
Jul 09Kayaking the Estuary - Min-3 boats/Max-8.($15/boat) www.southsloughestuary.org541-888-5558 x 121
Jul 16SSNERR Visitor Center: Nature Journaling Workshop with Elva Hamerstrom Paulson - 11 am – 12 pm free and open to everyone. 1 pm – 3 pm program limited to 12 participants with a $5 fee. www.southsloughestuary.org541-888-5558 x 121
Jul 23Oregon Coast Music Festival Garden Concert: The Klezmonauts - Noon. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a wonderful concert. Friends of Shore Acres will be selling sundaes and ice cold lemonade. The Oregon Coast Music Association will have t-shirts, posters and more available for purchase. Concert is free (parking $5) and donations are welcomed! www.OregonCoastMusic.org541-267-0938
Jul 23Seaweed Appreciation and Art Workshop - 9:00 AM to Noon. Meet at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) parking lot located at 63466 Boat Basin Rd., Charleston ($20 fee includes fieldtrip and all materials) www.southsloughestuary.org541-888-5558 x 121
Aug 07Salmon BBQ - Join us for the annual event to celebrate the yummy salmon! Hosted by the Kiwanis Club and featuring their renowned glaze, menu will include barbecued Salmon Steaks, coleslaw, baked potatoes, rolls, coffee, ice cream. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-756-1282
Aug 13-Aug 14Seafood, Beer & Wine Festival - Located at the Charleston Marina with food, fun, music and crafts. More than 50 vendors selling food, Craft Beer, Regional Wines, crafts, shirts, trinkets and lots more. Great music all weekend featuring live Rock and Roll, Blues, Oldies and more! www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-269-0215
Aug 20Bonsai Day - Shore Acres State Park Garden House will be open, displays by the Bonsai Society. Cookies, coffee and punch. This event is free, plus please note there is a $5 parking fee. www.shoreacrespark.com541-888-2472
Aug 20SSNERR Visitor Center: Build a Bat Box Workshop - 1 - 4 PM. $20 limit one bat box/participant. www.southsloughestuary.org541-888-5558 x 121
Sep 16-Sep 18Oregon Shorebird Festival - Activities planned for birders of all skill levels, including expertly guided land based field trips, birding by canoe, and a pelagic trip. Featured speaker this year is Elise Elliott-Smith, biologist with the USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, who will give a talk titled "Meet the Black Oystercatcher: What We Have Learned and the Mysteries That Remain." www.fws.gov/oregoncoast541-867-4550
Sep 17Orchid Day at Shore Acres State Park - Orchids “Gems of the Rain Forest”. Garden House will be open, displays by the Pacific Orchid Society. Cookies, coffee and punch. This event is free, but please note there is a $5 parking fee. www.shoreacres.net541-888-2472
Sep 24Dahlia Day at Shore Acres State Park - Garden House will be open with displays and refreshments. Southern Oregon Dahlia Society Display. Event is free but there is a $5 parking fee at Shore Acres State Park. www.shoreacres.net541-888-2472
Oct 01-Oct 02Octoberfish - Friday night: Movie at the Egyptian Theatre followed by a social hour. Saturday: Noon to Night in the Charleston Marina parking lot. “Tuna Guy” Challenge – tailgate Seafood Cook Off Hosted by OCCI. Enjoy Food, Spirits, Art and Lots of MUSIC. Sunday: Beach & Charleston Community Clean-Up HELP cleanup after the party! Admission is $1/person or 3 cans of food is encouraged. Celebrate the culture, art, people, history and lots of music in Charleston. Projected food prices are $10/person or $25/family. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com/listings/o
Coquille
Jun 04-Oct 09Sawdust Theatre: The Great Riverton Ruse or Beware of the Golden Gambler - Written by local Sawdusters, the melodrama features titillating olios, buxom maids, and handsome gents. www.SawdustTheatre.com541-396-4563
Aug 20Kiwanis Club's Yard Sale at Sturdivant Park - Over 100 vendors in Sturdivant Park from 8 am to 4 pm. Very popular and lots of items all in one place! www.coquillechamber.net541-396-3414
Bandon
Apr 29-Dec 17Old 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.com541-347-3206
Jul 044th 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.com541-347-9616
Aug 07Bandon Historical Hike - Short Hike: 1 Mile easy if you stop after the Old Town portion. Long Hike: Reg Pullen leads this 4 mile tour of historic sites in Bandon. Rated Moderate. Meet at Public Parking lot at corner of 2nd street SE and Alabama Ave in Old town Bandon at 9am.Bring lunch and water and raingear, dress in layers, and wear sturdy waterproof boots. southcoaststriders@gmail.com541-269-8076
Aug 19-Aug 28Kaidan Quartet - Friday and Saturday - 7:30pm, Sunday - 2:00pm Matinee For one - act plays based on ancient Japanese ghost stories. The plays will be presented using elements of Kabuki and Noh theater. www.spraguetheater.org541-347-7426
Sep 09-Sep 11Cranberry Festival - The Cranberry Capital of Oregon celebrates with a whole weekend of fun for the whole family. www.bandon.com541-347-9616
Sep 24Bandon Showcase: Quattrosound - QUATTROSOUND is an innovative acoustic based ensemble that skillfully blurs the lines of music genre boundaries. The four professionally trained members are equally astute at playing a classical piece by Bach as they are at rocking out to Led Zeppelin or picking up Spain by Chick Corea. Violin, cello, guitar, an eclectic selection of percussion instruments from around the world, and playful vocal arrangements create a sound that soothes the most critical music palette. Hailing from Japan, Mexico, Guatemala, and Texas, their music selections are as broad as the group's ethnicities. www.bandonshowcase.org541-347-SHOW
Oct 07-Oct 08Oregon Coast Film Festival - Documentary films from regional and local film makers, students and inspiring video storytellers. www.oregoncoastfilmfestival.org
Oct 21-Oct 30Sprague Theater: The Ventriloquist, You Can Learn A Lot From A Dummy www.spraguetheater.org541-347-7426
Powers
Jul 01-Jul 04White 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
Sixes
Jul 29-Jul 31Cape Blanco County Music Festival - The biggest outdoor country music festival to hit the coast. Big name acts like Brantley Gilbert, Jason Aldean and Kenny Chesney headline along with a dozen other acts at the 3-day festival, located just north of Port Orford near Cape Blanco State Park. www.capeblancofestival.com541-345-9263
Port Orford
Apr 01-Oct 31Hughes House, Cape Blanco Lighthouse, & Lifeboat Station Tours - Open 10am-3:30 pm Wednesday through Monday. www.capeblancoheritagesociety.com
May 21-Oct 08Saturday 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/PortOrfordFarmersMarket541-287-2000
Jul 02-Jul 044th of July Jubilee - Rotary Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Fireworks, and lots of fun activities and events! www.portorfordoregon.com
Aug 28Port Orford Jubilee Car and RV Show - The annual car and RV show features hot rods, classics and cruisers from as far as California and Washington. Live music, food vendors, trophies and ribbons, and new model RV's on display as well from 9am till 3 pm at the Driftwood elementary School. www.enjoyportorford.com541-332-4400
Sep 10Mildred Hill Concert: Celtic string group headed by Cliff Stansel - All concerts are on Saturday evenings at 7:00 pm. at the Zion Church, tickets are $15 each available at the Port Orford Coop, with children 18 or under admitted free. 541-366-2067
Oct 08Mildred Hill Concert: Candace Kreitlow and The Lion’s Sons - All concerts are on Saturday evenings at 7:00 pm. at the Zion Church, tickets are $15 each available at the Port Orford Coop, with children 18 or under admitted free. Candace Kreitlow, on harp and other stringed instruments, and a trio called The Lion’s Sons made up of the sons of The Kingston Trio who will be performing the music of their famous fathers. 541-366-2067
Gold Beach
May 01-Oct 15Jet Boat Tours - Have a trip of a lifetime up the Rogue River on a jetboat. www.roguejets.com800-451-3645
Jul 04Fireworks Show - Firework Show at dusk at the port of Gold Beach. www.goldbeach.org800-525-2334
Jul 08-Jul 24Rogue Playhouse: The Actress541-247-4382
Aug 20Concert at the Creek - Concert at Lobster Creek County Park offers people the opportunity to go out to the forest and sit around the campfire listening to a variety of musicians and bands. Bands to play on the park amphitheater deck. Bring a chair or a blanket because seating is limited. $10/person, children under 13 free. Proceeds go to repair the cabins and maintain the facilities, as well as a portion going towards youth programs. Chetco Brewing will be present selling beer and wine. Please rent a cabin/tent site if you're going to drink, or, bring a designated driver. The road to the park is long and narrow--its a mountain logging road. www.travelcurrycoast.com541-247-3386
Aug 21Agness Tomato Festival - The Old Agness Store is nestled amongst the mountains in a remote part of Curry County, Oregon along the beautiful wild and scenic Rogue River. Due to its ideal growing location Agness has been famed for its quality tomatoes. Although the Agness Tomato Festival begins at 3:00 p.m., the store opens for breakfast at 8:00 a.m. allowing fisherman and campers to enjoy a hearty breakfast, fish the Rogue, and return for the festivities. The event includes a wine tasting by Abiqua Wind Vineyard. Wines will be paired with cheese from the Rogue Creamery. There will be pie and bread baking contests. The Ferguson Brothers Band--a local favorite--will be playing at the festival. www.travelcurrycoast.com203-918-9234
Aug 24-Aug 27Curry County Fair - The Curry County Fair is the only Fair that is held next to the ocean. You can see the ocean from the Ferris Wheel and from many of the buildings and rides while visiting the fair. www.curryfair.com541-247-4541
Sep 03Wild Rivers Dahlia Society Show - At the Event Center on the Beach, Gold Beach. www.goldbeach.org541-247-2364
Sep 06-Sep 11CAF Salmon Derby www.rogueriversalmon.org541-247-7142
Sep 10Bike the Rogue River - All three Bike the Rogue routes follow the banks of the Rogue River in this spectacularly scenic and remote southwestern corner of Oregon...where the Rogue River meets the ocean. www.goldbeachrotary.com
Sep 10Gold Beach Brew & Art Fest - Craft brews from Pacific Northwest. Live music on 2 stages, classic car show, artisan craft vendors, food vendors, art show/sale. Advance tickets $10.00, at the door $15.00. Admission includes festival logo glass and 2 tokens to sample brews. goldbeachbrewfest.org541-490-1593
Sep 17Bridge Bash - A tribute to the first bridge along Oregon Coastal Highway 101, the Isaac Lee Patterson Bridge. Music, food, beer, wine and dancing at the north end of the 1932 foot long bridge--the longest strucutre of its time between San Francisco and the Columbia River. Blessing of the Bridge takes place at 4:00 p.m., followed by two hours of Christian Rock by Red Letter Jesus. Lady & the Tramps, from Reno, Nevada, take the stage from 6:30-9:30.Chetco Brewing will be serving beer and wine. Lodging available at the resort (please don't drink and drive). $5 admittance, children under 13 free. Proceeds go to maintain the lights on the bridge. www.travelcurrycoast.com541-247-3253
Nov 05Fungi Fest - Educational displays start at 2:00p.m. and electric fiddling fires up the festival starting at 4:00p.m. Tasty mushroom dishes will be served up by amazing and talented local chefs. Local breweries will be on tap with their signature brews and wine from the rain forest coast.Admission $10. www.travelcurrycoast.com541-247-3215
Pistol River
Jul 23Pistol River Concert Association: Gideon Freudmann - Gideon Freudmann, cellist and composer, has been on the forefront of that instrument's modern creative expansion for more than 30 years. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Sep 17Pistol River Concert Association: Tony Furtado www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Brookings
May 14-Dec 28Brookings-Harbor Farmers Market - Open year-round Saturdays and Wednesdays from 10-3. Plenty of fresh produce! The market is located on a 3 acre site 1 mile south of the Grange at 15786 South Hwy 101 Harbor (just south of Petroli Road and just north of the Town and Country Animal Clinic). www.facebook.com/WedFarmersMarket541-661-3860
Jun 04-Sep 24Saturday Artisan Market - Various artisans with their handcrafted items and musical entertainment. Every Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on the Boardwalk, Port of Brookings Harbor www.portofbrookingsharbor.com541-469-2218
Jun 12-Sep 25American 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.brookings.or.us541-469-3181
Jun 24-Jul 10Brookings–Harbor Community Theater: A Midsummer Night's Dream www.brookingsharborcommunitytheater.com541-469-4700
Jul 02Wild Rivers Music Festival www.wildriversmusicfestival.com
Jul 16-Jul 17Southern Oregon Kite Festival - Festival brings the most well known kite fliers and kite makers to perform and display their creations for locals and tourists alike. Vendors and artists set up their booths to provide great eats, treats, knick knacks and crafts. www.sokf.org
Jul 29-Aug 07Chetco Playhouse: Monster in the Closet www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Aug 06-Aug 07Festival of Art in Stout Park - 10 am - 5 pm Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm Sunday in Stout Park - lovely park setting surrounding Manley Art Center. One block off Highway 101 on Oak Street in Brookings. A juried show of original art and handcrafted items. Plein air artists at work, activities for children, food court, music. www.wildriverscoastart.com541-469-1807
Aug 12-Aug 14Pirates of the Pacific Festival - Re-enactors provide cannon fire and sword play, magicians, jugglers, children’s events, old salty sea dog tunes, pirate shanties, merchants, and more! www.piratesofthepacificfestival.com 541-251-4422
Aug 12-Aug 21Brookings–Harbor Community Theater: A Child Shall Lead www.brookingsharborcommunitytheater.com541-469-4700
Sep 02-Sep 04Slam'n Salmon Ocean Derby - This festival is the largest ocean fishing derby on the West Coast where hundreds of fisherman flock to Brookings every Labor Day weekend for their try at a "Trophy Chinook Salmon". www.slamnsalmon.net541-469-2218
Sep 16-Oct 02Chetco Playhouse: The Brain That Wouldn’t Die! In 3D!!!, the musical www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Sep 23-Oct 02Brookings–Harbor Community Theater: Sherlock Holmes - www.brookingsharborcommunitytheater.com541-469-4700
Sep 24-Sep 25Coastal Legends - A competition for everything and everyone: Battle of the Bands, Brew Masters Competitions, BBQ Cook Off. Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm www.portofbrookingsharbor.com
Oct 01Raining Cats and Dogs brookingsharborrotary.org/events541-290-7276
Dec 08-Dec 17Brookings–Harbor Community Theater: Fiddler on the Roof Jr. www.brookingsharborcommunitytheater.com541-469-4700
Dec 09-Dec 18Chetco Playhouse: My Three Angels www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
 

 


 
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