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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.
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.
Ocean Park
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
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.
Sep 17Seaview Oktoberfest - An early Oktoberfest party featuring North Jetty Brewing Company beer.
Dec 12Holidays at the Jetty - Celebrate the holiday season with the Long Beach Peninsula’s premier brewer.
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
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.
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
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.
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
Oct 08-Oct 09Cranberrian Fair - A celebration of local harvest including all things cranberry. Foods, vendors, craft demonstrations and more will showcase the area’s rich heritage. Buttons are $5 and cover admission to all events. http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.com360-642-3446
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
Sep 03-Sep 05Chinook Arts Festival - Arts & crafts featuring blown glass, stained glass, photography, jewelry, oil and watercolors, pottery, wood sculpture and more.
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
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.
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.

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.
Jun 04-Oct 29Saturday Farmers Market - Held at Crescent City Harbor, every week 9am – 1pm. www.delnorte.org707-464-7441
Sep 03BBQ Wars & Craft Beer Festival
Sep 03Grills Gone Wild & Craft Beer Festival
Sep 18DNCCA Concert Series: Ronnie Kole Trio - The Ronnie Kole Trio is popular in New Orleans. Admission is by $45 season pass or $20 single ticket; children & students with ID admitted free.
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
Oct 01Northcoast Marine Mammal Center Run for the Seals 5k Fun Run/Walk - This community activity raises funds to feed the seals and pay for their medical care, but additionally will improve awareness of marine issues and provide a fun, healthy activity for the community. Fun run/walk race day registration will start at 7:30am. The 5k will start promptly, rain or shine, at 9:00am. Free 1 mile lap course around Beachfront Park for children under 9 years. Registering in advance (or ordering in advance) guarantees a T-shirt; cost $10. 707-465-6265
Oct 01Habitat for Humanity House Party - Del Norte Habitat for Humanity’s 18th Annual House Party Dinner and Auction will be held this evening at the Cultural Center; reservations requested. Social hour begins at 5:30pm; the dinner and auction start at 6:30pm. www.delnorte.org707-464-4262
Oct 07-Oct 08Sea Cruise Car Show - Join us for a Show ‘n’ Shine in downtown Crescent City on Friday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The Car Show is in Beachfront Park on Saturday and also features live music. Judging will be between 10:00am and noon; awards are announced at 3:00pm. Food and marketplace vendors will be open throughout the day. The Saturday night sanctioned closed cruise, limited to vehicles which were registered for the car show, will be through downtown Crescent City Saturday evening as part of the Blues, Brews & Cruise event which will also feature a blues band, microbrews and food. 707-464-3174
Oct 08Blues, Brews & Cruise
Oct 15DNCCA Concert Series: Cherish the Ladies Ensemble - Cherish the Ladies play a variety of instruments – accordion, guitar, flute, keyboard & violin. Admission is by $45 season pass or $20 single ticket; children & students with ID are free.
Klamath Area
Oct 09In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles - "In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles" returns to the Elsinore Theatre on Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $30 - $45 and may be purchased at purchased online or by phoning 8003257328 or at the theatre box office. www.ticketswest.com562-480-7951
Oct 09In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles - "In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles" returns to the Elsinore Theatre on Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $30 - $45 and may be purchased at purchased online or by phoning 8003257328 or at the theatre box office. www.ticketswest.com562-480-7951

Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast
Sep 10-Sep 17Cycle Oregon: South Coast
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
Dec 27-Dec 31Winter Whale Watch Week - Trained volunteers help visitors spot gray whales during migration at 24 sites all along the coast. www.whalespoken.org541-765-3407
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
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
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.
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
Dec 02-Dec 04Starving Artist Faire www.shanghaiedinastoria.com503-325-6104
Dec 02-Dec 18Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse: Scrooged in Astoria - December 2nd -4, 9-11 & 16-18. Show times Fridays – Saturdays 7pm, Sundays 2 pm. www.astorstreetoprycompany.com503-325-6104
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.
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
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.
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
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 - The saga of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, dreams of escape and adventure only to have them quashed by family obligation and civic duty. His guardian angel descends on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him – by showing him – what the world would have been like had he never been born and that his life has been, after all, a wonderful life. www.coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Nov 18-Dec 28Haystack Holidays - Come celebrate the holidays in Cannon Beach! www.cannonbeach.org503-436-2623
Dec 28Coaster Theater: Holiday Concert with The Coats - Pacific Northwest premier a cappella band The Coats brings their intensely arranged yet hilarious and interactive performance, which seamlessly combines music and comedy to the Coaster Theater at 7pm. www.cannonbeach.org503-436-2623
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
Sep 17Manzanita Writers' Series: Jonathan Evison
Oct 15Manzanita Writers' Series: Liz Prato
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.
Dec 03Manzanita Writers' Series: Floyd Skloot - Cloud & Leaf Book Store Presents Floyd Skloot reading from his new novel: The Phantom of Thomas Hardy
Oct 01-Oct 30Oregon Coast Railroad: Fall Splendor Excursion - Join us for a scenic excursion along the Nehalem River and behold Fall's vibrant array of color first hand. Aboard our train powered by a historic diesel locomotive, bear witness to the season's breathtaking transformation – a sight to remember. Depart from Wheeler for this 2 hour round trip excursion to Batterson. www.oregoncoastscenic.org888-718-4253
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
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
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
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
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
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 01-Sep 30Our Story: The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon Exhibit - At the Tillamook Forest Center, learn the history and heritage of the 27 tribes of the Grand Ronde. www.tillamookforestcenter.org866-930-4646
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
Sep 25Tillamook Forest Center: Day of Celebration with the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde - Drumming, singing, artisans and weaving and carving demonstrations, from 11 to 3 pm. www.tillamookforestcenter.org866-930-4646
Oct 01Tillamook Forest Center: Have Fun Drawing Fungi! - Learn to draw mushrooms! Registration deadline is Sept 28, ages 12 and up. 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
Oct 16Tillamook Forest Center: Mysterious Mushrooms - Learn to identify edible and poisonous mushrooms and their role in forest health. Registration deadline is Oct 12, ages 12 and up. www.tillamookforestcenter.org866-930-4646
Nov 25-Nov 27Tillamook Forest Center: Holiday Wreath Making - Bring the beauty of the forest home this winter by creating a winter wreath to take home. Participants will be introduced to a variety of natural materials that can be used for home decoration during the holiday season. Younger children will also be able to make cone bird feeders and other small items. All materials and supplies are included in the cost of the class.Registration is required and the deadline is November 20. 866-930-4646
Dec 03-Dec 11Tillamook County Pioneer Museum’s Festival of Trees - Gala Reception December 9 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. www.tcpm.org503-842-4553
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
Pacific City
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.
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
May 28-Sep 24Saturday Farmers Market - Open 9am to 1pm www.neskowinfarmersmarket.com503-392-3582
Oct 01Harvest Festival - Fundraiser with a huge something-for-everyone silent auction, quilt raffle, local arts and crafts vendors, music, entertainment, and food. www.neskowinvalleyschool.com503-392-3124
Oct 09Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Eden-Stell Guitar Duo - 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
Nov 13Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Delphi 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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Sep 15Lincoln City Cultural Center Concert: Ukulele Road Show - The Ukulele Road Show promises a fresh take on the ukulele in the hands of lovers and friends from the modern uke milieu. The Ukulele Road Show features duet and sextet performances of contemporary, traditional and original folk, jazz and pop arranged for ukulele by Oregon “folkstitution” minstrels, Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, Columbia Gorge uke-builders, teachers and globe-trotting performers, The Quiet American, and southern California uke pop stars, Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel. Part of the Tunes in the Dunes annual ukulele workshop, and a benefit for the Westwind Stewardship Group. Tickets are $20. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
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.
Sep 17Connie Hansen Garden Fall Plant Sale - Fall Plant Sale at the Connie Hansen Garden from 10 AM – 3 PM. Come and learn about fall planting. www.conniehansengarden.com541-994-6338
Sep 23-Sep 24Chinook Winds Casino: Hey Hey, It’s the Monkees! - Hey Hey, It’s the Monkees! live at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort at 8 PM. Tickets $26 – $51. Reserve your seats. www.chinookwindscasino.com888-MAIN ACT
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.
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.
Oct 20-Nov 12Theatre West: Jake’s Women - This first play of the Theatre West season celebrating Neil Simon is the story of Jake, a novelist who is more successful with fiction than with life. He faces a crisis through conversations – some imaginary and some real -- with the women in his life. They include a revered first wife who was killed years earlier in an accident, his daughter who is recalled as a child but is now a young woman, his boisterous and bossy sister, an opinionated analyst, his current wife who is planning to leave Jake, and Jake’s current lady friend. Shows Thurs–Sat. Adults $14, Students and Seniors (over 60) $9 and Children under 12 $9. www.theatrewest.com541-994-5663
Oct 21-Oct 22Chinook Winds Casino: Michael McDonald - Michael is a former member of the bands Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers, as well as a solo artist and songwriter. Tickets: $40-$55. www.chinookwindscasino.com888-MAIN ACT
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.
Depoe Bay
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
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
Sep 03International Vulture Awareness Day - The Oregon Coast Aquarium hosts a variety of self-guided educational activities and special events. 541-867-3474
Sep 24-Sep 25Performing Arts Center: Newport Symphony Orchestra with flutist Erin Adair www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
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. 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
Nov 05-Nov 06Performing Arts Center: Newport Symphony Orchestra with violinist Bella Hristova www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
Nov 11-Nov 27Performing Arts Center: The Fantasticks - The Fantasticks is the world's longest running musical that opened in 1960 and is now celebrating over 18,000 performances. This much loved show that gave us the hit songs "Try To Remember" and "Soon It's Gonna Rain" is an audience favorite. The story of a boy and girl in love and their fathers who pretend to feud so that their children will fall more in love will delight the entire family. Fri., Sat.,7:30 PM, Sunday 2:00 PM matinee. Admission: $16 general $18 at door. www.coastarts.org541-265-2787
Dec 02-Dec 04Holiday House Christmas Craft Show - Celebrating 36 years of unique Christmas crafts! Holiday House has homemade breads & treats, Christmas decor, wreaths, soaps, jewelry, toys & more. Don't forget the Santa's, Angels, Snowmen & Ornaments too! Yaquina Bay Yacht Club (750 SE Bay Blvd)
Dec 03Yaquina Bay Lighted Boat Parade - Come down to the bayfront and enjoy the start of the holiday season with the Lighted Boat Parade. Local boats decorated with festive lights parade along the hisoric bayfront. www.newportchamber.org541-265-8801
Dec 03-Dec 04Performing Arts Center: Handel’s Messiah - The Central Coast Chorale and the Newport Symphony orchestra presents Handel’s Messiah at the Performing Arts Center in Newport. This concert with also feature the Willamette Master Chorus. The combined choir of eighty voices will perform ten of the oratorio’s choruses most closely associated with the Christmas season and soloists from the Master Chorus will perform selected arias. www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
Dec 11Newport First Presbyterian Church: Central Coast Chorale presents 'Wishes and Candles' - The Central Coast Chorale will perform our annual “Wishes and Candles” holiday concert on December 11th at Newport First Presbyterian Church. This year’s concert will include Vivaldi’s famous Gloria in D Major, Franz Biebl’s gorgeous setting of Ave Maria Angelus Domini and a selection of holiday choral favorites. The Chorale’s small group, Women of Note, will also perform at the “Wishes and Candles” concert. 541-563-6830
Jan 28-Jan 29Performing Arts Center: Newport Symphony Orchestra with conductor Adam Flatt www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
Feb 18-Feb 19Performing Arts Center: Newport Symphony Orchestra with conductor with David Ogden Stiers www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
Mar 25-Mar 26Performing Arts Center: Newport Symphony Orchestra with pianist Alexander Schimpf www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
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
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.
Nov 05-Nov 06First Weekend in Toledo - Art - Studios and Galleries showcase various local artists.
Dec 03Toledo Hometown Holidays - Family fun day to celebrate the holidays, with Santa, kids activities, throughout Main Street,Christmas tree lighting, carolers and cookies and hot chocolate too www.toledooregon.org541-336-3183
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
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
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.
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.
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 - Concerts, workshops, dancing and lots of surprises for the sweet 16th year celebration. Headlining this year is Chessboxer! www.YachatsCelticMusicFestival.org541-968-6089
Dec 02-Dec 04Yachats Ladies Club 89th Annual Christmas Bazaar - Crafts made by Ladies Club members 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. Quilt raffle drawing at 2:00 on Sunday. Open Friday Noon - 6 pm, Saturday 10 am - 3 pm (lunch offered 11 am - 2 pm), Sunday 10 am - 3 pm (no lunch available) at the YLC Clubhouse, 286 W 3rd St. www.yachats.org541-547-3205
Dec 03Breakfast with Santa - Santa comes to the Lions Hall with a ho ho ho and twinkle in his eye to see who's been naughty or nice. Breakfast includes all you can eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, choice of ham or sausage, milk, tea, or coffee. Crafts and presents for kids, photos with Santa and more! Tickets at the door: $7 Individuals / $15 Families. Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac, 9am-11am. 541-547-5171
Dec 10Pacific Wind Ensemble: Holiday Concert - This is an annual concert of the Pacific Wind Ensemble. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th St, Saturday 2-4 pm, admission is $5. Contributions to Lincoln County Food Share are welcome. www.yachats.org541-563-7642
Dec 10-Dec 18Heceta Lightstation Victorian Christmas Open House - The Queen Ann style Keeper's House will be decorated with Victorian flourishes inside and out. Enjoy warm drinks and treats and performances by local musicians. Santa Claus will be there, and there will be a holiday raffle with great prizes from local businesses. Shuttle service will be offered from Heceta Head Lighstation State Scenic Area parking lot to the front door. Or bring warm, rainproof clothing and a flashlight and enjoy a beautiful walk up from the parking lot/beach. The parking fee is $5 or present your Oregon Coast Passport. The lightstation is located 14 miles south of Yachats. Open December 10-11 and 17-18, 4-7pm. www.hecetalighthouse.com541-547-3696
Jan 01New Year's Peace Walk - Start the new year on the right foot! Join the Yachats Trails Committee and fellow trekkers for an invigorating 6-mile round trip walk from the Commons to the Amanda trail and statue where the group will offer blessings for peace in the New Year. Hikers will then be invited to walk or shuttle back to the Commons for refreshments. www.yachats.org541-547-3640
Jan 14-Jan 15Agate Festival - The village gem invites you to the 6th annual Yachats Agate Festival and Gem-Mineral-Fossil Show. The festival weekend will feature spectacular displays as well as family friendly learning opportunities for all ages. There will be special guest speakers and the Oregon Coast Agate Club will also be joining in with demonstrations and club displays. www.yachats.org800-929-0477
Sep 09-Sep 11Rods n' Rhodies Invitational Car Show www.florencechamber.com541-997-3128
Sep 10-Sep 11Florence Events Center: FloTones Performance www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Sep 16Florence Events Center: Wall Flowers and Wine - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
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 01Oktoberfest - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Oct 05Florence Events Center: SEA Presents Cantus - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Oct 16Florence Events Center: PEO Wine Tasting Fundraiser - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Oct 19Florence Events Center: Van Fans Fundraiser - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Oct 23Florence Events Center: Ballet Fantastique presents Pride & Prejudice - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Oct 27Florence Events Center: Senior Expo - 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 11-Nov 13Holiday Bazaar by the Ladies of Elks - At the Elks Lodge at 1686 12th Street. Hours are Fri 1-8pm, Sat 9am-4pm, and Sun 8am-11am. Lunch will be sold on Saturday from 11:30am to 1:30pm, Homemade Soups and Chili with cornbread. Sunday morning Waffle Breakfast from 8 to 10:30am. There will be Raffle Baskets of various themes.
Nov 18-Nov 19Florence Events Center: SEA Presents Pink Martini www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Dec 02-Dec 04Holly Jolly Follies - www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Dec 14Jazz Kings Christmas Concert www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Jan 21Florence Events Center: SEA Presents Joe Trio www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Feb 26Florence Events Center: SEA presents Bria Skonberg - New Orleans Jazz & Dancing www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
May 24Florence Events Center: SEA presents Piano Caméléons: Dueling Grand Pianos www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
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.
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.
Winchester Bay
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.
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
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
Dec 02-Dec 04Christmas Opry www.thelibertytheater.org541-756-4336
Dec 09-Dec 18A Christmas Carol Old Time Radio www.thelibertytheater.org541-756-4336
Dec 30-Dec 31Mill Casino New Year’s Eve Party - Join us for the best New Year's party on the Southern Oregon Coast! New Year's Eve Buffet, Live Music, Done Deal in Warehouse 101 from 9pm – 1am (no cover, space is limited). www.themillcasino.com541-756-8800
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.
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
Aug 23-Sep 27Music on the Bay: Tuesday Concerts - Free live music concerts held every Tuesday in Mingus Park, starting at 7 p.m.
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.
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.
Oct 14-Oct 30Dolphin Playhouse: Ha! www.thedolphinplayers.webs.com541-808-2611
Nov 25Downtown Coos Bay Christmas Tree Lighting - Santa will arrive in Coos Bay by Tugboat to the Teen Idols singing Carols. Santa and the mayor will light the tree and then Santa will lead the children to the Egyptian Theatre where they can tell him their wish list. Stay and watch the movie, Elf, for free! Be sure to bring new socks, roll them up in a ball and during the snowball fight scene of the movie there will be a sock ball throw! All socks donated will be donated to the homeless shelters in the area. Meet at the Boardwalk located across the street from the visitor center. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-266-9706
Dec 1042nd Annual Christmas Concert - Featuring Lee Littlefield on the Mighty Wurlitzer and Wilbur Jensen & the Christmas Brass Band. Always fun and always free! First come first serve, Doors to the Egyptian Theater open at 11am. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-269-8650
Dec 24Candlelight Christmas Cantata - First United Methodist Church - This is a free event but food donations for the Food Cupboard are gladly accepted.541-267-4410
Dec 31-Jan 01New Year’s Eve at OCCI - Festivities for those 21 years and older begin at 8:30 pm and include gourmet food, DJ and dancing, no-host ice bar, silent auction, and a New Year’s countdown complete with a champagne toast. Projected pricing: Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. The ball is sponsored by the Culinary Club with all proceeds going towards sending Chef Instructor Chris Foltz and students Jacee Jamison and Adam Stoneberg to compete at the NICA U.S. National Collegiate Championships in January 2015. www.occi.net541-888-7189
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."
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.
Nov 24-Dec 31Holiday Lights at Shore Acres - Famous for its beautiful botanical gardens, the gardens shine with more than a quarter million lights every night from 4pm-9:30pm. Besides the walk-thru display of lights, dozens of lighted sculptures, and more than two dozen Christmas trees, the Garden House features complimentary hot cider, coffee, and cookies. Choirs, carolers, and bands offer entertainment in the performance pavilion. 541-888-3732
Nov 28-Dec 24Miniature Display & Christmas Train Display - More than 200 miniatures representing the small towns of Coos County. If the buildings dark, don’t leave, lights are kept off to see the displays better. 6pm-10pm nightly at the Old Charleston School House located 64065 Seven Devils Road. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-888-3268
Jan 01Polar Bear Plunge - Join this almost 30-year tradition with a New Year’s dive in to the ocean. The only rule is that you must completely immerse yourself. Spend 1-5 minutes in our waters and you’re sure to start your new year off right! Starts at 9am. Sunset Bay State Park. www.oregonsadventurecoast.com541-269-0512
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
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
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.
Oct 21-Oct 30Sprague Theater: The Ventriloquist, You Can Learn A Lot From A Dummy www.spraguetheater.org541-347-7426
Nov 17Bandon Showcase: William Florian - An upbeat, musical journey of Americas greatest songs of the 60's including songs WILLIAM FLORIAN performed as a lead singer of the famous New Christy Minstrels plus the music of Peter Paul & Mary, John Denver, Pete Seeger, The Mamas & The Papas, and uplifting originals presented with amusing stories in an intimate show. www.bandonshowcase.org541-347-SHOW
Dec 09-Dec 11Sprague Community Theater: The Nutcracker Suite - On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie (Cohen) falls asleep after a party at her home and dreams herself (or does she?) into a fantastic world where toys become larger than life. Her beloved Nutcracker (Culkin) comes to life and defends her from the Mouse King, then is turned into a Prince after Marie saves his life. www.marlodance.com541-347-4616
Port Orford
Apr 01-Oct 31Hughes House, Cape Blanco Lighthouse, & Lifeboat Station Tours - Open 10am-3:30 pm Wednesday through Monday.
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.
Sep 03Tsunami Run 5K - All ages walk/run 3.1 miles through beautiful Port Orford with a different beneficiary in the community each year event costs $10 per participant and everyone goes home a winner!
Sep 03Tsunami Run 5K - All ages walk/run 3.1 miles through beautiful Port Orford with a different beneficiary in the community each year. Event cost is $10 per participant and everyone goes home a winner!
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
Dec 17-Dec 26Christmas at the Cape: Hughes House Victorian Holiday - Hughes House open and decorated with Victorian holiday theme and open to the public. www.capeblancoheritagesociety.com541-332-0521
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
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.
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
Sep 17Pistol River Concert Association: Tony Furtado www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Oct 08Pistol River Concert Association: Beth Wood - High energy, modern day troubadour. All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Nov 05Pistol River Concert Association: Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer - Indie rock and Americana. 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
Jan 14Pistol River Concert Association: Dirty Cello - Blues and bluegrass. 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 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).
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
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
Oct 01Raining Cats and Dogs
Oct 22-Nov 0113th Annual Chetco Pelican Players Haunted House www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Nov 04-Nov 13Brookings–Harbor Community Theater: M.A.S.H. www.brookingsharborcommunitytheater.com541-469-4700
Nov 12Holiday Community Bazaar - More than 100 booths of arts and crafts for sale from 9am - 5 pm at the Azalea Middle School.
Nov 25-Dec 24Nature's Coastal Holiday Light Display - Light display in Azalea Park featuring nearly 500,000 lights and lighted sculptures. Hot cider and cookies. Open nightly from 5 pm - 9 pm. www.naturescoastalholiday.com541-941-7760
Dec 02-Dec 03Brookings–Harbor Community Theater: A Christmas Carol www.brookingsharborcommunitytheater.com541-469-4700
Dec 08-Dec 17Brookings–Harbor Community Theater: James and the Giant Peach www.brookingsharborcommunitytheater.com541-469-4700
Dec 09-Dec 18Chetco Playhouse: My Three Angels www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Dec 10Santa's Port Stop - Santa's annual Port visit with vendors, music, winter treats, visits and pictures with Santa, and much, much more! www.portofbrookingsharbor.com541-469-2218


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