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Long Beach Peninsula
Long Beach
Jan 21-Jan 22Windless Kite Festival - The Windless Kite Festival Indoor Kite Fly brings the beauty of kite flying indoors. Organized by the World Kite Museum, this annual event features incredible choreographed solo, duet and group performances. Watch artistry in motion as some of the finest kite-flyers display their skills. This year’s featured flyer is Scott Weider. Admission is by donation, and the event is held at the Long Beach School gymnasium. www.kitefestival.com360-642-4020
Jan 27-Feb 07Asian New Year Kite Celebration - Asian New Year Kite Celebration at the World Kite Museum features the kites and cultures of a different Asian country annually. Uniquely shaped & decorated kites and other folk arts are displayed. Videos, demonstrations and hands-on activities are part of both days’ events. www.worldkitemuseum.com 360-642-4020
Apr 07-Apr 09Peninsula 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. www.beachartist.org 800-451-2542
Apr 29-Apr 30Long 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.com360-642-2400
May 07Loyalty 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
Ilwaco
Jul 29-Oct 02Memories 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.com360-642-3446
Dec 10-Mar 11Memories of Megler - 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.org360-642-3446
Mar 17-Mar 19Peninsula Quilt Guild Exhibition - Peninsula Quilt Guild Exhibition hosted by the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, WA. With more than 100 quilts on display in three galleries, the show exhibits work from some of the area’s most talented fabric artists. Admission is free. www.columbiapacificheritagemuseum360-642-3446
Apr 22Black 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 06Blessing 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

Northern California
Crescent City
Feb 03Live from Downtown – It’s First Fridays! - www.facebook.com/downtowndivascc707-465-4332
Feb 11DNCCA Concert Series: Solas - DNACA presents this company at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G Street, Crescent City, at 7:30pm. Established in 1993, this company is known for their athleticism, humor & range of emotions. Iindividual tickets are $20 for general admission or $12 for students. www.delnorte.org707-464-1336
Feb 23-Feb 25Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery Steelhead Derby www.rowdycreek.com707-487-3443
Mar 05“Music in the Redwoods" Concert Series: pianist Alina Kiryayeva - This Russian pianist will provide an enjoyable show. Admission is by $45 season pass or $20 single ticket; children & students with ID are free. www.delnorte.org707-951-3102
Mar 17DNCCA Concert Series: Women of the World: A Cappella Quartet - 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.org707-464-1336
Mar 18-Apr 01Lighthouse 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. 707-464-3740
Mar 25Redwood Wild River Run - This 15 km race or 5 km run and fun run/walk begins at 11:00am. Early registration ends March 13, after which, the registration fee increases. www.rwrr.org707-464-3779
Mar 25-Mar 31Spring 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.org541-765-3407
Apr 02DNCCA 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.org707-464-1336
Apr 23Symphony 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.org707-487-5760

Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast
Feb 10-Feb 20Quilt Run 101 - Visit quilt shops all up and down the Oregon Coast, participate in the quilt challenge and visit a minimum 5 shops to be eligible for prizes. All shops will be open at least 9:30am – 5:30pm during the hop. www.quiltrun101.com541-267-0749
Mar 25-Mar 31Spring 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.org541-765-3407
Apr 01SOLV Spring Beach Cleanup - Thousands of volunteers show up to help keep the beach clean. www.solv.org800-333-SOLV
Astoria
Feb 04Poetry Reading by Award-Winning Portland Poet John Sibley Williams - Astoria Public Library is proud to present an evening of poetry from award-winning Portland writer John Sibley Williams. Free to the public. http://astorialibrary.org/dept/Library(503) 325-7323
Feb 17-Feb 26Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse: The Jungle Book - The ASOC is proud to present a true adaption of Rudyard Kiplings masterpiece, "The Jungle Book." www.astorstreetoprycompany.com503-325-6104
Feb 18Festival of Dark Arts - Let your senses feast on the Dark Arts Gallery, tattoo artistry, belly dancing, tarot card reading, and tintype photography. Stay warm by the blacksmith forge, glass blowers, and fire dancers. Live music will play all day upstairs, and wherever you go, the stouts will follow - over 55 eclectic beers in total. www.fortgeorgebrewery.com/festivalofdark503-325-7468
Feb 24-Feb 26FisherPoets Gathering - The Gathering has become an Astoria tradition, bringing men and women tied to the fishing industry together to share poems, stories, songs, memoirs, essays and art in celebration of the work, its people and their concerns. www.fisherpoets.org800-875-6807
Mar 04Unwined www.astoriacrabfest.com800-875-6807
Apr 28-Apr 30Crab, 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. www.astoriacrabfest.com800-875-6807
Warrenton
Apr 15-Apr 16National Park Fee-Free Weekend at Fort Clatsop www.nps.gov/lewi/503-861-2471
Apr 22-Apr 23National Park Fee-Free Weekend at Fort Clatsop www.nps.gov/lewi/503-861-2471
Seaside
Feb 11-Feb 12A Sweet Affaire - This annual sweet retreat is a fundraiser for Sunset Empire Parks and Recreation. Enjoy wines poured by Northwest vintners, specialty chocolates, and much, much more. www.sunsetempire.com503-738-3311
Feb 23-Feb 26Seaside Jazz Festival - This festival presents some of the top performers of traditional jazz and traditional jazz inspired music. Spend the weekend, or just a day enjoying the sounds of this American art form. www.jazzseaside.com866-345-6257
Mar 17-Mar 18Pouring at the Coast: Craft Beer Fest - Craft beer tasting and food pairing festival at the Seaside Convention Center. www.pouringatthecoast.com503-738-6391
Mar 31-Apr 02Oregon 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.com503-679-4464
Cannon Beach
Jan 20Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: John Stowell Jazz Concert www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Feb 01-Sep 30Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: The Long Road Home - A seasonal exhibit exploring the historic roads and transportation system of the Oregon coast. www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Feb 09Cannon Beach History Center: Stone Soup--How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community with Jennifer Roberts - In this conversation, writer and independent scholar Jennifer Roberts introduces historical and current recipes and asks, How do recipes work? Why do we collect them? Who do we write them for? By sharing our own assumptions and memories we will examine how recipes can help us connect and create communities across distance, and culture. Participants are encouraged to bring any treasured recipes they’d like to share with the group. These recipes may end up in a story-based collection compiled throughout this Conversation Project program. www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Feb 24Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: Stomptowners Celtic Concert www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Feb 24-Feb 27Cannon Beach Yoga Festival - Esteemed faculty of world class yoga teachers in Cannon Beach for a weekend of yoga, meditation, music, health & wellness treatments, and festivities. www.cannonbeachyogafestival.com.503-440-1649
Mar 03-Apr 15Coaster 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.com503-436-1242
Mar 09Bergstrom Winery Winemakers'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.com855-977-2444
Mar 09-Mar 12Savor Cannon Beach Wine and Culinary Festival - Four days of wine tasting events, wine dinners and a wine walks showcasing dozens of Northwest wineries and cuisine. www.savorcannonbeach.com888-609-6051
Mar 31Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: Carolyn Cruso Concert www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Apr 06Owen 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.com855-977-2444
Apr 28Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: Adlai Alexander Concert - www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
May 05-May 07Spring 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.com503-436-2623
May 05-May 28Coaster 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.com503-436-1242
Jun 16-Sep 02Coaster Theatre: Steel Magnolias www.coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Jun 17Sandcastle 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. www.cannonbeach.org503-436-2623
Jun 23-Jun 25Plein Air and More - Artists represented by Cannon Beach art galleries create works of art outdoors throughout town and on the beach. www.cbgallerygroup.com503-436-2623
Sep 22-Oct 28Coaster 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.com503-436-1242
Nov 17-Dec 23Coaster 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.com503-436-1242
Manzanita
Mar 18Manzanita Writers' Series: Laurie Frankel www.hoffmanblog.org
Apr 01-Apr 02PoetryFest - 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.org503-368-3846
Apr 15Manzanita Writers' Series: John Sibley Williams www.hoffmanblog.org
Rockaway Beach
Mar 01-May 31International 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 www.internationalpolicemuseum.org503-457-6056
Garibaldi
Mar 04-Nov 25Garibaldi 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.org503-322-8411
Mar 11-Mar 12Crab Races - The Garibaldi Crab Races is a small-town tradition not to be missed. Where else can you see human participants yell, shout, bang their hands on inclined wooden race lanes, and, even, use psychic powers (as long as they don’t touch the crabs) to cajole their sideway-running charges to tumble over the finish line? www.VisitGaribaldi.com503-322-3327
Peninsula
Apr 15-Apr 16Tokeland 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-nort360-642-2400
Tillamook
Feb 17-Mar 05The Barn Community Playhouse: A Sting in the Tale - Two once successful crime writing playwrights are writing a block buster to pay off their mounting debts, or are they fulfilling their full potential by plotting the perfect murder? The nagging wife is the ideal victim, especially as she is heavily insured. It all seems plausible until their secretary is mistakenly killed and a stagestruck detective appears on the scene. Admission: $15 for adults, ages 12 and under $10. Family of four $40. www.tillamooktheater.com503-812-1163
Mar 01Tillamook Forest Center Re-Opens - Develop a deeper connection with Oregon’s forests through experience and exploration with hands-on exhibits, river and forest trails, 250-foot-long pedestrian suspension bridge, and more. www.tillamookforestcenter.org866-930-4646
Apr 28-May 13The 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.com503-812-2163
Pacific City
Feb 11Your Art's Desire - A Celebration of Chocolate, Wine & Art to benefit Community Arts Project Art Literacy program in Tillamook County Schools. Kiawanda Community Center Pacific City 6:30 to 9:30pm. Tickets $30 advance/$35 door. communityartsproject.net503.550.9655
Apr 21-Apr 23Birding & Blues Festival - Fun, educational, and informative festival with beginning birding and blues music events in Pacific City. www.birdingandblues.org503-965-6247
Neskowin
Jan 22Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Enso String Quartet - 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.org503-965-6499
Feb 26Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Borealis Wind Quintet - 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.org503-965-6499
Mar 26Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Adaskin String Trio with Thomas Gallant - 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.org503-965-6499
Apr 09Neskowin 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.org503-965-6499
May 07Neskowin 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.org503-965-6499
Lincoln City
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
Dec 27-Jan 21Theatre West: The Sunshine Boys - Al and Willie as "Lewis and Clark" were top-billed vaudevillians for over forty years. Now they aren't even speaking. When CBS requests them for a "History of Comedy" retrospective, a grudging reunion brings the two back together, along with a flood of memories, miseries and laughs. Shows Thurs–Sat. Adults $14, Students and Seniors (over 60) $9 and Children under 12 $9. www.theatrewest.com541-994-5663
Jan 19LCCC Presents: Seffarine, with Special Guest Laura Onizuka - It's January on the Oregon Coast ... what better time to be transported to Morocco, Spain or Persia, with Seffarine. They are Moroccan singer Lamiae Naki and oud player/flamenco guitarist Nat Hulskamp, and their repertoire varies from classical Arabic and Andalusian music to original compositions influenced by the music of widely varying cultures, such as Spanish flamenco, classical Persian music, and American jazz. They'll be joined on the LCCC stage by flamenco dancer Laura Onizuka. Tickets $20 adv/$22 door. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Jan 20-Jan 21Chinook Winds Casino: Bill Engvall - Reserved Seating Tickets: $45 – $60. Must be 16 or older to attend. www.chinookwindscasino.com888-MAIN ACT
Jan 25Sitka Center: Artist-in-Residence Show & Tell - Incoming resident artists will share their work and their reasons for coming to Sitka. Presentations begin at 6 PM in the Boyden Studio, 56605 Sitka Drive, Otis. Free. www.sitkacenter.org541-994-5485
Jan 28Mardi Gras Jambalaya Cook-Off - At the Culinary Center in Lincoln City. Cost: Free, with small sample size portions available for small fee. www.oregoncoast.org800-452-2151
Jan 29LCCC Presents: Pacific Trombone Quartet - Featuring John Warton, Ken Biggs, Greg Scholl and David Bryan, with a collection of classical and contemporary works arranged for four trombones. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Feb 04Winterfest - Presented by the Siletz Bay Music Festival at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 North Highway 101. SBMF’s annual fund-raiser, auction and dinner with live entertainment by 3 Leg Torso. www.siletzbaymusic.org/winter-festival541-992-1131
Feb 04LCCC Presents: Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer - Known as a standout electric guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, Mandy Fer is unafraid to dominate the stage for an extended guitar solo, defying long-held gender barriers for female guitarists. Dave McGraw’s emotional songwriting riffs on natural elements of the world around him, belying the many years he spent as a wildlife biologist. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Feb 10-Feb 11Chinook Winds Casino: Cole Swindell - Reserved Seating Tickets: $50 – $65. Must be 16 or older to attend. www.chinookwindscasino.com888-MAIN ACT
Feb 11-Feb 20Antique Week www.oregoncoast.org/antique-week800-452-2151
Feb 12LCCC Presents: DAIMH - LCCC proudly presents Daimh, the un-challenged champions of straight-in-the-eye Highland music from West Lochaber and the Isle of Skye. Formed around the turn of the century and taking the name from the Gaelic word for “kinship” Daimh (pronounced Dive) have taken their contemporary take of Highland and Gaelic music to over 20 countries. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Feb 24LCCC presents: The Jacob Zimmerman Jazz Trio - Seattle-based alto saxophonist and composer Jacob Zimmerman is an extremely versatile and integral part of the Puget Sound creative-music community. Jacob studied music at the internationally renowned Garfield High School, the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, and Mills College in Oakland. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Mar 02-Mar 25Theatre West: The Dinner Party - Here is a decidedly French dinner party served up in a chaotic mode that only a master of comedy could create. Five people are invited to dine at a first rate restaurant in Paris. They do not know who the other guests will be or why they have been invited. Tossed together in a private dining room, they have a sneaking suspicion that this unorthodox dinner party will forever change their lives. Shows Thurs–Sat. Admission: adult $15, children $10, seniors $13, matinee same prices. www.theatrewest.com541-994-5663
Mar 03-Mar 04Chinook Winds Casino: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts - Reserved Seating Tickets: $35 – $50. Must be 16 or older to attend. www.chinookwindscasino.com888-MAIN ACT
Mar 25-Apr 02Spring 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. www.oregoncoast.org/finders-keepers800-452-2151
Mar 26-Apr 04Festival 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.org541-994-9994
Apr 15Spring Plant Sale - Spring Plant Sale at the Connie Hansen Garden, 1931 NW 33rd Street. www.conniehansengarden.com541-994-6338
Apr 21-Apr 23Great Oregon Coast Garage Sale - More than a hundred garage sales throughout the Lincoln City area. www.lcchamber.com541-994-3070
May 04-May 27Theatre 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. www.theatrewest.com541-994-5663
May 06Fish 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.org800-452-2151
Jul 06-Sep 02Theatre 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. www.theatrewest.com541-994-5663
Depoe Bay
Apr 22-Apr 23Wooden 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.org541-765-2889
newport
Jan 28Hearts for Horses Benefit - Benefit dinner and silent auction fund raiser for the Bright Horizons Therapeutic Riding Center. Held at the Oregon Coast Aqaurium. www.brighthorizonsriding.org541-961-4156
Newport
Jan 28-Jan 29Performing Arts Center: Newport Symphony Orchestra with conductor Adam Flatt www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
Feb 11Fossil Fest at Hatfield Marine Science Center - hmsc.oregonstate.edu/visitor541-867-0167
Feb 18-Feb 19Performing Arts Center: Newport Symphony Orchestra with conductor with David Ogden Stiers www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
Feb 23-Feb 26Newport Seafood & Wine Festival - Premier seafood & wine event of the west coast and the original Northwest seafood and wine festival. www.seafoodandwine.com541-265-8801
Mar 11Be Jeweled! - 10th Anniversary upcycled jewelry sale extravaganza. Bargain prices! Saturday, March 11th, from 9am–3pm, at the Embarcadero Resort- Newport. Proceeds benefit Food Share of Lincoln County, which is dedicated to eliminating hunger in Lincoln County. www.foodsharelincolncounty.org541-265-8578
Mar 25-Mar 26Performing Arts Center: Newport Symphony Orchestra with pianist Alexander Schimpf www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
Apr 08Marine 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/marinescienceday541-867-0234
May 04-May 07Loyalty Days & Sea Fair Festival - Carnival, parade, and celebration of veterans. www.facebook.com/NewportLoyaltyDays541-265-8801
Yachats
Jan 28Lion's Crab Feed - Until the food is gone! All you can eat crab with garlic bread, cole slaw, baked beans, and choice of coffee or soda. Advance tickets will be available. Seating times at 12:30 and 4 pm at various locations. www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/yachats541-563-5629
Feb 14Little Log Church Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony - An annual Celebration of Renewal and Commitment sponsored by the Little Log Church. This is an opportunity for couples to renew their vows in a group setting. Both married and unmarried committed couples are invited to attend. www.yachats.org541-547-4547
Mar 10-Mar 12Gems of the Ocean Arts Quilt Show - Show open to the public 10 am - 5 pm, Yachats Commons, W 5th & Hwy 101. This juried show will accept art pieces from local, regional, and international art quilters between December 15 and January 15. The theme of the inaugural show in March will be Gems of the Ocean. www.oceanartistrycall.com
Mar 25-Mar 26Yachats 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.org541-547-3205
Mar 25-Mar 26Original Yachats Arts & Crafts Fair - Sixty-plus Pacific Northwest artists and crafters selected for the superb quality of their art at the Yachats Commons. The variety of arts and crafts here allows something for every pocketbook and interest. www.yachats.org800-929-0477
Mar 26Yachats Lions Pancake Breakfast - All you can eat pancakes with scrambled eggs, choice of sausage or ham, milk, tea or coffee. Bring the entire family and join the fun. Suggested donation $7. All proceeds go to support local nonprofit organizations. 7:30 - 11:00 am Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac. www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/yachats/541-547-5171
Apr 01-Apr 02Yachats 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.org541-547-3205
Apr 28-Apr 30Rainspout 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.org541-961-2915
Florence
Jan 21Florence Events Center: SEA Presents Joe Trio www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Feb 02Florence Events Center: Eugene Ballet presents A Midsummer's Nights Dream - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Feb 04Florence Crab Crack - All-you-can-eat Crab Dinner to benefit Florence Food Share from 4-7pm. Tickets are $35 and must be purchased before 1/25/17. For more details contact Bob MacDuffee. www.florencefoodshare.org541.997.9599
Feb 26Florence Events Center: SEA presents Bria Skonberg - New Orleans Jazz & Dancing www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Mar 17-Mar 27Florence Events Center: Moon over Buffalo - Ken Ludwig's unforgettable follow-up to his hilarious Lend Me a Tenor. A mapcap romp, stuffed with comic invention, running gags and a superb sense of absurdity. www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Mar 24-Mar 25Three Rivers Casino Concert: Restless Heart www.threeriverscasino.com877-374-8377
Mar 29Florence Events Center: SEA presents Dallas Brass Quintet - New Orleans Jazz & Dancing www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Mar 31-Apr 01Florence Wine, Art & Jazz Fest - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Apr 08Florence Events Center Theater: Opera Bend - LaBoheme www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Apr 21-Apr 23Florence Events Center Theater: The Addams Family www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Apr 22-Apr 23Florence Events Center: Early Rhody Flower Show - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Apr 26Florence Events Center: SEA presents Barrage 8 www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
May 19-May 21110th 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. www.florencechamber.com541-997-3128
May 24Florence Events Center: SEA presents Piano Caméléons: Dueling Grand Pianos www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Lakeside
May 12-May 14Crawdad 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 17Brewfest - On Wulfy Beach at Tenmile Lake County Park. Fri 4pm-9pm, Sat 12pm-9pm. www.lakesidebrewfest.com
North Bend
Feb 04Burns' Night Celebration & Dinner - Coastal Celtic Society's 15th annual Burns' Night, providing an outstanding evening of food and entertainment. Features the traditional celebration of Robert Burns, Scotland's National Poet, including bagpipes, presentation of the haggis, Burns' songs and poetry and much more. Tickets are $35 and on sale at the KoKwel Gift Shop at the Mill Casino. www.themillcasino.com541-266-8989
Mar 10-Mar 12South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival - Great music that ranges from traditional jazz to swing, doo-wop, blues, big band and Zydeco www.clambakejazz.com800-953-4800 ext 9
Apr 11Bite 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 30Little 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. www.ltob.net541-756-4336
Apr 22-Apr 23Rhododendron 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
Coos Bay
Jan 22-Feb 24International Folk Dancing - Fun for people of all ages! Join the South Coast Folk Society every 4th Friday (Sept – May). Part of the evening will include teaching and the rest will be request dancing. Learn a Serbia kolo, a Macedonian oro, and an Israeli hora! No partners needed. Dances are active; dress comfortably and wear soft-soloed shoes. Admission is $4. For more information or directions to Greenacres Grange, call Stacy www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-808-1002
Feb 18Coos County Community Concert Association: Jason Coleman www.cccca.com541-269-1272
Mar 11Coos County Community Concert Association: Alina Kiryayeva www.cccca.com541-269-1272
Apr 01Coos County Community Concert Association: Cherish the Ladies www.cccca.com541-269-1272
Charleston
Feb 11Charleston “Crack Up” Crab Feed - Fresh Dungeness Crab Dinners, whole or half crabs at market price includes side dishes,bread, beverage and cake. Old Charleston School House on Seven Devils Road. All proceeds help support the Charleston Visitor Center. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-269-0215
Feb 11Wine & Chocolate Tasting - After the crab feed, make it a perfect day with wine and chocolate tastings at Charleytown. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-888-0146
Apr 22Ahh 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. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-404-6593
Bandon
Feb 14Bandon Showcase: Artrageous - Interactive art and music experience. Giant artworks jump to life with amazing speed unveiling larger than life icons and masterpieces in just moments, all the while there is constant activity on stage, attracting your attention and delighting your senses with energy, spirit and action. The Artrageous troupe of artists, musicians, singers and dancers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres culminating in a gallery of fabulous finished paintings. www.bandonshowcase.org541-347-4341
Feb 17-Feb 19Gorse Blossom Festival - Bandon host's it's first-ever Gorse Blossom Festival in February! Friday, see the films of the Oregon Coast Film Festival, and have dinner with one of three winemakers, hosted at Bandon's fine restaurants. Saturday, the gate opens at the wine, beer and seafood festival grounds, where 50 vendors provide delectable food and drink for festival guests. Sunday, Bandon hosts it's Sunday Fun Run - where every step brings you closer to that hair-of-the dog. Mid-day, come back to the festival venue for a Crab and Seafood feed, where select vendors will be on-hand to serve up drinks while you eat Pacific Northwest Dungeness crab, seafood, and breads. www.gorseblossomfest.com541-347-9616
Mar 04Bite of Bandon - An evening of feasting, auctioning and fun to benefit the Bandon Community Youth Center's programs and activities. Local restaurant and specialty food businesses will be providing samples of their cuisine. www.bandonyouth.org541-347-8336
Mar 16Bandon Showcase: Women of the World - Women of the World is a microcosm of the world; bringing women musicians from across the globe onto a common platform to collaborate and create. Not only sharing of music, but also exploring and celebrating the differences in ideologies, and cultural tenets that exist in the daily lives of women all over the world. With a repertoire of music spanning 27 languages, Women of the World continues to serve as cultural ambassadors of peace and unity. www.bandonshowcase.org541-347-4341
May 25Bandon 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.org541-347-4341
Powers
Jun 17Tour 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.com541-439-2418
Gold Beach
Jan 28Rogue Playhouse: pianist Michele Goritz-Berlant541-247-4382
Jan 28Rogue Playhouse: concert pianist Michele Goritz Berlant - Concert pianist, Michele Goritz Berlant will be featured in concert at The Rogue Playhouse. 541-247-4382
Feb 01-Apr 30Glass Floats Treasure Hunting Season - Glass floats are "hidden" on beaches for visitors to discover and keep. www.goldbeach.org541-247-7526
Feb 17-Feb 18South Coast Writers Conference - An eclectic gathering of writers of various genres, novice and published authors; returning and first-time attendees. Some of the Northwest’s best writers to guide you in an exploration and celebration of the many facets of writing. www.socc.edu/scwriters541-247-2741
Feb 24-Feb 26Rogue Playhouse: Tribute to Patsy Cline541-247-4382
Mar 11-Oct 28Kalmiopsis 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.org541-412-0806
Mar 18-Mar 19Rogue Playhouse: youth musical variety show - An amazing showcase of local youth talent.541-247-4382
Apr 08Rogue Playhouse: guitarist Doug Smith 541-247-4382
May 19-May 20Whale of a Wine Fest www.goldbeachwinefestival.com541-247-4541
Jun 03Rogue 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
Pistol River
Feb 17Pistol River Concert Association: Rita Hosking - Country-Folk. All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Mar 11Pistol River Concert Association: Stumptown Swing - Portlands #1 swing dance party band! All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Apr 08Pistol 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.com541-247-2848
May 20Pistol River Concert Association: Susan Glaze Hilonesome Trio - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Jun 24Pistol 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. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Brookings
Jan 28Southern Oregon Crabfest - The celebration features a bevy of crab themed activities, including crab races, a crab derby, and crab demonstrations. Meet the folks who catch these tasty sea treats, the crabbers themselves, and buy crab straight off the dock. There will also be food, music, a beer garden with local breweries, and vendors. The evening crab dinner caps off a day dedicated to the Dungeness crab. www.brookingscrabfest.com541-469-2218
Feb 10-Feb 26Chetco Playhouse: Vinland Saga www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Feb 11-Feb 12Winter Art & Chocolate Festival - Held on or near Valentine's Day weekend, this event features most anything you can "tastefully" do with chocolate - plus lots of other art and crafts. 541-217-7415
Feb 26Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: Jasper Quartet www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
Mar 26Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: Akropolis Reed Quintet www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
Apr 07-Apr 23Chetco Playhouse: Charley’s Aunt - Record breaking 1892 London commedy, which went on to another historic run on Broadway, with many subsequent revivals. www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Apr 23Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: violinists Nikki and Timothy Chooi www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
May 21Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: Alexander Tutunov & piano students www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
Jul 15-Jul 1625th 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.org541-661-4183
Jul 21-Jul 30Chetco Playhouse: Princess Parade www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Sep 15-Oct 01Chetco Playhouse: Loggers Rhapsody www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Dec 08-Dec 17Chetco Playhouse: Miracle on 34th Street www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
 

 


 
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