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Long Beach Peninsula
Long Beach
Nov 24-Nov 26Holidays at the Beach - Weekend of free activities at Veterans Field in downtown Long Beach, Pacific Ave S & 3rd St SE, Long Beach. 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. funbeach.com360-642-2400
Jan 13Crab Feed - The Ilwaco Sports Boosters’ Annual Crab Feed dinner supports Ilwaco High School athletics. The event is held at the Long Beach Elks, 110 Pacific Hwy North, in downtown Long Beach from 12PM-8PM. The crab dinner, which is dependent on the availability of crab, includes coleslaw and garlic bread. Hot dogs are available for children. Ticket prices will be based on crab’s seasonal cost. longbeachelks.org800-451-2542
Jan 20-Jan 21Windless 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. kitefestival.com360-642-4020
Feb 09-Feb 25Asian 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. worldkitemuseum.com 360-642-4020
Ilwaco
Oct 20-Mar 31Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum: Rewind to the 1960s--Peninsula’s Past - The 1960s were a decade of change on the Long Beach Peninsula. In 1961, the loss of the fishing vessel Mermaid and the motor lifeboat Triumph became the impetus for the founding of the National Motor Lifeboat School at Cape Disappointment in 1968. Red’s Café was the place to be in Ilwaco and Marsh’s in Long Beach made an exciting new acquisition with Jake the Alligator Man. Developers “found the beach” and created new communities such as Surfside Estates and Tides West. Roads were expanded and the “new” Astoria/Megler Bridge made a great impact on everyday life. The exhibition highlights everyday life on the Peninsula in the ‘60s and documents many of these changes. columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-3446
Nov 25-Dec 23Saturday 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. portofilwaco.org360-642-2400
Dec 02Crab Pot Christmas Tree - Enjoy a coastal Christmas celebration along the Port of Ilwaco at the annual Crab Pot Christmas Tree event. Lighting the one-of-a-kind Crab Pot Christmas Tree starts at 5 pm, and the public is invited to join the fun. funbeach.com360-642-2400
Dec 03Watermusic 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. watermusicfestival.com360-642-2400
Dec 09Tuba Christmas - Annual performance of holiday music at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum by an Astoria, OR., tuba band. columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-2400

Northern California
Crescent City
Nov 18Festival of Trees delnorte.org707-464-4241
Nov 30DNCCA Concert Series: John Welsh Band - With members from Canada & Nigeria, their music blends reggae, surf rock, West African & Latin rhythms. Admission is by season ticket; however, individual tickets are $18 for general admission, $15 for seniors (65 and older) and transitional-aged youth (18-25), $12.00 for students (K-full time college). dnaca.net707-464-1336
Dec 01-Dec 03Holiday Bazaar - This annual three day event is held at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds. The fair features crafts, baked gifts and arts. It is open from 5:00pm to 8:00pm Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday, and from 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Sunday. delnorte.org707-464-9556
Dec 07-Dec 1048th Annual Singing Christmas Tree delnorte.org707-464-9501
Dec 08-Dec 09Madrigal Dinners delnorte.org
Dec 27-Dec 31Winter Whale Watch Week delnorte.org/event/winter-whale-watch-we
Jan 06Music in the Redwoods Concert Series: Two on Tap - Admission is by $45 season pass or $20 single ticket; children & students with ID are free. musicintheredwoods.com707-951-3102
Feb 10DNACA Presents: Good Co. - dnaca.net707-464-1336
Mar 14DNACA Presents: Socks in the Frying Pan - dnaca.net707-464-1336
Apr 22Music in the Redwoods Concert Series: Duo Baldo - Admission is by $45 season pass or $20 single ticket; children & students with ID are free. musicintheredwoods.com707-951-3102
Apr 28DNACA Presents: Lion Bear Fox - dnaca.net707-464-1336

Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast
Dec 27-Dec 31Winter Whale Watch Week - Trained volunteers help visitors spot gray whales during migration at 24 sites all along the coast. whalespoken.org541-765-3407
Feb 09-Feb 19Quilt 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. quiltrun101.com541-267-0749
Mar 24-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. whalespoken.org541-765-3407
Astoria
Nov 24Sankta Lucia Festival of Lights - Held at Astoria High School at 7 pm. Live music, traditional Scandinavian dancing and the traditional Lucia procession. Afterwards, refreshments served by the Finnish lodge. astoriascanfest.com503-325-6136
Nov 24-Nov 25Light Up Downtown Holiday Celebration - astoriadowntown.com503-791-7940
Dec 01-Dec 03Starving Artist Faire - shanghaiedinastoria.com503-325-6104
Dec 01-Dec 22Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse: Scrooged in Astoria - astorstreetoprycompany.com503-325-6104
Dec 02-Dec 03The Nutcracker Ballet Performance - maddoxdancers.com503-861-1971
Dec 09Columbia River Symphony Free Holiday Concert @ the Liberty - *** CRS will be performing at the Liberty on December 9th @ in conjunction with the Warrenton High/Middle School Choirs. This is a fun, free, family-friendly concert, with Santa, refreshments and raffle prizes. www.columbiariversymphony.org503-836-2198
Dec 16-Dec 30Flavel House Holiday Plum Pudding and Tea - Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a cup of tea and traditional holiday plum pudding in the festively decorated historic Flavel House Museum. cumtux.org503-325-2203
Dec 18Old-Fashioned Christmas in the Flavel House Museum - Old St. Nick will be attending the Old-Fashioned Christmas celebration in the Flavel House Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, December 19th. Visitors will have an opportunity to see the decorated Flavel House Museum and be treated to holiday music, crafts, games, and stories for the kids. Everyone will enjoy the cookies and hot chocolate. Mom and Dad don't forget your camera as you will want to capture that photo of your little one on Santa's lap in front of the beautiful fireplace in the Flavel House library. cumtux.org503-325-2203
Jan 04Liberty Theater Classical Series: PROJECT Trio libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
Feb 04Liberty Theater Classical Series: Song & String Trio libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
Feb 17Festival of Dark Arts - Let your senses feast on the Dark Arts Gallery, tattoo artistry, belly dancing, and tarot card reading. Stay warm by the blacksmith forge and glass blowers. Live music will play all day and wherever you go the dark beers will follow, with over 60 rare and unique stouts on tap. fortgeorgebrewery.com503-325-7468
Feb 17Liberty Theater Classical Series: Bodhi Trio libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
Feb 23-Feb 25FisherPoets 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. fisherpoets.org800-875-6807
Mar 16Liberty Theater Classical Series: Delgani String Quartet libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
Apr 08North Coast Symphonic Band: The Scandinavian Connection northcoastsymphonicband.org503-325-5922 x 55
Apr 26Liberty Theater Classical Series: Oregon Brass Quintet libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
Apr 27-Apr 29Crab, 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. astoriacrabfest.com800-875-6807
May 25Liberty Theater Classical Series: Solstice Wind Quintet libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
Jul 03North Coast Symphonic Band Free Concert: United We Stand - The final concert of the season will be the popular free concert at 7pm on Tuesday, July 3rd. This year's extravaganza is titled "United We Stand." America’s birthday is a time to come together to celebrate the best of our country’s strong history in democracy. Put aside your cares and worries and celebrate what’s good with your family, neighbors, friends, and North Coast visitors in a FREE concert in our community’s living room, the Liberty Theatre. liberty-theater.org503-325-8108
Warrenton
Nov 19In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: Fort Clatsop - Meet scholars, authors, and artists, join the conversation and be inspired by history, people and culture. This forum is sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association, is presented in the Netul River Room of Fort Clatsop's visitor center, and is free of charge. nps.gov/lewi503-861-2471
Seaside
Nov 24Parade of Lights and Tree Lighting - The Parade of Lights and lighting of the community tree begin the holiday season in Seaside. The Parade begins on Necanicum Drive at 1st Avenue and moves on to Broadway to the musical tree of dancing lights, set in the pocket park at the west end of the Carousel Mall. Lighted floats, families, pets and community groups are decked with festive lights and parade watchers join at the end to gather around the tree and sing carols. Santa and his elf talk with children. Hot cider, cocoa and cookies are served and Santa’s elf hands out candy canes to children to close this joyful evening of Christmas by the sea. Held annually on Thanksgiving Friday and starts at 7pm. seasidechamber.com503-738-6391
Nov 24-Nov 26Holiday Gift Fair - Find the perfect gift at this annual favorite, the Seaside Holiday Gift Fair. It will feature handcrafted and original gifts among scores of vendors in a festive, holiday gathering. Enjoy Santa art using an iconic Seaside image by David Poole and an award for the best costume among the festival attendees, as well as the most creative holiday booth display. seasidechamber.com503-738-6391
Nov 26-Dec 17Seaside Museum's Gingerbread Tea at Butterfield Cottage - Held each Saturday at the museum from 1-4 pm. Savor fresh gingerbread cake or cookies served with tea, cider, or hot chocolate. Live music. seasidemuseum.org503-738-7065
Feb 22-Feb 25Seaside 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. jazzseaside.com866-345-6257
Mar 11A 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. sunsetempire.com503-738-3311
Mar 17Pouring at the Coast: Craft Beer Fest - Craft beer tasting and food pairing festival at the Seaside Convention Center. pouringatthecoast.com503-738-6391
Cannon Beach
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
Nov 24Haystack Holidays: Mimosa Madness - Cannon Beach's laid back alternative to the frenzy of Black Friday includes adult beverages, refreshments and shopping deals all around town, 8-11am. http://www.facebook.com/MimosaMadness(503) 436-2623
Dec 01-Dec 03Haystack Holidays: Lamp Lighting Weekend - Celebrate the Holidays in Cannon Beach with a weekend full of festive activities including the Cannon Beach Chorus Christmas Concert, a wreath-making class, holiday tea at the Library and the traditional Lamp Lighting Ceremony. http://www.cannonbeach.org/explore/Holid503-436-2623
Dec 13HRAP Lecture Series: “The Puffin Study” with Shawn Stephenson - Enjoy this lecture, part of a series of free community lectures co sponsored by Friends of Haystack Rock and the Cannon Beach Library. These are held the second Wednesday of each month between November and April starting at 7pm at the Cannon Beach Library. friendsofhaystackrock.org503-436-8060
Jan 03-Feb 28Cannon Beach History Museum Exhibit: Collection Manager's Choice - Opening in January of 2018 is a collection of favorite historic images from the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum's archives. The museum is home to over 12,000 historic photos and there always a great find that we love to share. The exhibit will feature just over twenty historic images with information about them. On display January through February of 2018. cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Jan 10HRAP Lecture Series: "The Marine Reserves Research Project” with Wolfe Wagman - Enjoy this lecture, part of a series of free community lectures co sponsored by Friends of Haystack Rock and the Cannon Beach Library. These are held the second Wednesday of each month between November and April starting at 7pm at the Cannon Beach Library. friendsofhaystackrock.org503-436-8060
Feb 02-Feb 24Coaster Theatre: Fit to Kill - A comedy noir that tells of infidelity and murder, with dark humor and multiplying plot twists. Adrian, a charming but self-indulgent chess master, enjoys a life of luxury thanks to his marriage to Janice, an older but still sexy and vibrant woman who has made a fortune as the CEO of an exercise empire. The arrival of Amy, a reporter with an agenda of her own, unleashes a whirlwind of deadly schemes that will keep audiences guessing until the final seconds. coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Feb 14HRAP Lecture Series: “Through the Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Whale Ecology to Inform Conservation” with Leigh Torres - Enjoy this lecture, part of a series of free community lectures co sponsored by Friends of Haystack Rock and the Cannon Beach Library. These are held the second Wednesday of each month between November and April starting at 7pm at the Cannon Beach Library. friendsofhaystackrock.org503-436-8060
Feb 16Jazz Noir Valentine's Concert cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Feb 22Cannon Beach History Museum: Oregon's Military Heritage - Join authors Alisha Hamel and Warren Aney as the present their book on Oregon's military heritage at the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Oregon’s military heritage goes back thousands of years, including native people’s warrior traditions. Most of the cultures in this region were relatively peaceful, even welcoming visiting strangers, such as the Lewis and Clark overland Army expedition in 1805–1806. Then, overwhelming numbers of fur trappers, merchants, settlers, and miners began taking over traditional native grounds. From 1847 to 1880, native peoples experienced eight major conflicts with Army and volunteer forces. Army units built several forts from Oregon’s coast to the Great Basin. Oregonians adopted militia laws, served in volunteer units, and organized the Oregon State Militia, which became the Oregon National Guard in 1887. The Guard benefited the state in many civil-support actions and served the nation in major overseas conflicts from the Spanish-American War to the current Operation Enduring Freedom.' cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Mar 08-Mar 11Savor 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. savorcannonbeach.com888-609-6051
Mar 14HRAP Lecture Series: “Axial Seamount: The Most Active Volcano in the Pacific Northwest” with Dr. Bill Chadwick - Enjoy this lecture, part of a series of free community lectures co sponsored by Friends of Haystack Rock and the Cannon Beach Library. These are held the second Wednesday of each month between November and April starting at 7pm at the Cannon Beach Library. friendsofhaystackrock.org503-436-8060
Mar 16-Apr 21Coaster Theatre: Noises Off - A farce about putting on a farce, provides comedic insight in the onstage and backstage challenges of opening a show involving highly improbable events, misunderstandings and mistaken identities. We meet the cast and crew of Nothing On (the play within the play) the night before opening as the actors struggle with entrances, exits and getting props in their right place at the right time. As tensions mount the actors leave the audience wondering…will they get it right before opening night? coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
May 04-May 27Coaster Theatre: The Odd Couple - A group of guys assemble for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison and if the mess is any indication, it’s no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger, who has just separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed, and none too tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds, Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the clean freak and the slob ultimately decide to room together with hilarious results as The Odd Couple is born. coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Jun 22-Sep 01Coaster Theatre: Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery - Get your deerstalker cap on — the play’s afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure. Sherlock Holmes is on the case. The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being dispatched one by one. To find their ingenious killer, Holmes and Watson must brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters. coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Jun 29-Sep 02Coaster Theatre: The Musical of Musicals: The Musical - The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is a musical about musicals! In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim. An entertaining comic valentine to musical theatre. coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Sep 21-Oct 27Coaster Theatre: Deathtrap - Seemingly comfortably ensconced in his charming Connecticut home, Sidney Bruhl, a successful writer of Broadway thrillers, is struggling to overcome a dry spell which has resulted in a string of failures and a shortage of funds. A possible break in his fortunes occurs when he receives a script from a student in the seminar he has been conducting at a nearby college—a thriller which Sidney recognizes immediately as a potential Broadway hit. Sidney’s plan, which he devises with his wife’s help, is to offer collaboration to the student, an idea which the younger man quickly accepts. Thereafter suspense mounts steadily as the plot begins to twist and turn with devilish cleverness, and with such an abundance of thrills and laughter, that audiences will be held enthralled until the final, startling moments of the play. coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Nov 16-Dec 23Coaster Theatre: The Wizard of Oz - After a tornado whisks away a young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of Oz, she finds herself vaulted as a hero of the Munchkins and is set on a quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her back to Kansas. Along the way she meets a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodsman and a Cowardly Lion who help her on her journey. This beloved tale based on the MGM classic film has been entertaining audiences for generations. coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Manzanita
Nov 18Manzanita Writers' Series: Ingrid Thoft www.hoffmanblog.org
Jan 12NCRD Performing Arts Center: Kate and the Crocodiles - Kate and the Crocodiles will return to NCRD for an evening of great music! Featuring award-winning vocalist Kate Morrison, amazing keyboardist Craig Bedondo, Pink Martini trumpeter Gavin Bondy and drummer Brent Follis. Get ready for another evening of colorful, energetic and soulful music. kateandthecrocodiles.com855-444-6273
Jan 20Manzanita Writers' Series: Deborah Reed - Deborah Reed will be reading from her new book: "The Days When Birds Come Back" from 7–9pm. hoffmanblog.org503-368-3846
Feb 02NCRD Performing Arts Center: Castletown - Returning to NCRD, these Portland based musicians create a sound blending the heart and soul of traditional Irish reels with modern folk, blues, jazz and country influences. ncrd.org855-444-6273
Feb 02-Feb 04NCRD Performing Arts Center: Nehalem Winterfest - Five great acts will help to counteract the dreary days of mid-winter for residents and visitors alike. ncrd.org855-444-6273
Feb 03Hoffman Center: Workshop in Mixed Media Painting and Collage - Workshop in Mixed Media Painting and Collage with Astoria artist Patti Breidenbach, 9am – 2pm. hoffmanblog.org503-368-3846
Feb 03NCRD Performing Arts Center: Quarterflash - An American rock band formed in 1980 in Portland, Oregon. The band released four albums, starting with its 1981 self-titled debut, which sold over two million copies. ncrd.org855-444-6273
Feb 04NCRD Performing Arts Center: Mel Brown Quartet - All seasoned jazzmen, the group has become a mainstay in the Portland jazz scene playing to enthusiastic, full capacity crowds at every appearance. The quartet will present an afternoon of bop, ballads and blues – original compositions and fresh takes of time-honored standards in the jazz tradition. ncrd.org855-444-6273
Feb 10Hoffman Center Concert: blues guitar with Dave Wiegan - hoffmanblog.org503-368-3846
Feb 17-Mar 04NCRD Performing Arts Center: Riverbend Players present Born Yesterday - Uncouth tycoon Harry Brock descends upon Washington D.C. to buy a congressman or two, bringing along his mistress, ex-showgirl Billie Dawn. Brock hires newspaperman Paul Verrall to soften her rough edges and make her more presentable in capital society. But Harry gets more than he bargained for as Billie absorbs Verall's lessons in U.S. history, comes to the realization that Harry is nothing but a two-bit crook. ncrd.org855-444-6273
Feb 24Hoffman Center: Community Concert Fundraiser featuring 60's Music - At the Hoffman Center from 7:30 – 9:00pm. hoffmanblog.org503-368-3846
Naselle
Jul 27-Jul 28Finnish-American Folk Festival - A three-day celebration of Finnish-American culture in southwest Washington. nasellefinnfest.com360-642-2400
Rockaway Beach
Oct 01-Jan 31International Police Museum: Fingerprint Identification - History of use of fingerprints from 1,000 AD to the present. Children, and adults, can review the history of fingerprinting, check out their own fingerprints and take home a 4X5 memento of the visit in the form of a mini fingerprint card using our inkless printing system. Learn more at the International Police Museum, 212 N. Highway 101 internationalpolicemuseum.org503-457-6056
Nov 24Lighting of the Christmas Tree - At 6 pm at Rockaway Beach Wayside. www.rockawaybeach.net503-355-8108
Nov 24-Nov 25Holiday Gift Fair - Holiday Bazaar, Rockaway Beach City Hall. Raffle baskets, Christmas items, Museum T-shirts and more! rockawaybeach.net503-457-6056
Dec 09Santa at the Station - Barry Mammano Fire Hall. rockawaybeach.net503-355-8108
Garibaldi
Nov 24-Nov 26Garibaldi Museum: Open House & Gift Shop Sale www.garibaldimuseum.com503-322-8411
Dec 02-Dec 17Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad: Candy Cane Express - Ride this festive excursion while visiting with Santa sipping on hot chocolate and having a christmas cookie. The train is lit up with christmas lights to make it glow in the low winter light. oregoncoastscenic.org888-71-TICKETS
Mar 03-Nov 24Garibaldi 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. garibaldimuseum.org503-322-8411
Mar 10-Mar 11Crab 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? VisitGaribaldi.com503-322-3327
Peninsula
Nov 24-Nov 25Peninsula 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. beachartist.org360-642-2400
Dec 09-Dec 10Bed 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. funbeach.com360-642-2400
Tillamook
Nov 03-Nov 19The Barn Community Playhouse: Money Matters - Admission is $15, students 12 and under $10, immediate family of four $40. The late Mr. Hammond spent twenty years printing $20 bills on a printing press he built in the basement of Monet Manor. After his death ten years ago, his faithful retainer, George and his daughter Annie, continued the family business for Mr. Hammond's widow who recently passed away. Contrary to her promise to leave the manor and all her assets to George and Annie, she has bequeathed the manor to a stranger, Mr. Bud Davis, who is emphatic about turning it into a retirement home for ladies. Determined to keep the manor, Annie invites an old friend and sorority sister, Charmaine Beauregard, to play the role of a ghost, to help convince Bud that the manor is unsuitable for a retirement home because it is haunted. tillamooktheater.com503-812-1163
Nov 24-Nov 26Tillamook 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 19. tillamookforestcenter.org 866-930-4646
Dec 02-Dec 03 Tillamook Church of the Nazarene Christmas Bazaar - This sale offers lots of vendors and a host of fun things to choose from. Stop by to start — or even finish — your holiday shopping. 2-7 pm on Friday and 9 am-3 pm on Saturday, 2611 3rd Street. tillamooknaz.com
Dec 08Tillamook County Pioneer Museum’s Festival of Trees - tcpm.org503-842-4553
Jan 12-Jan 27The Barn Community Playhouse: Edge of Darkness - A dark and sinister thriller set in the early days of the 1900's. A daughter with amnesia, a fear of knives and silver bells. Who is the mysterious handyman, what secrets are the parents hiding, and why does the young woman sleepwalk...while talking fluent Russian? From an expert at the art of thriller writing with over fifty years screenwriting experience. Admission: $15 for adults, ages 12 and under $10. Family of four $40. 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. 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. latimerquiltandtextile.com503-842-8622
Cloverdale
Dec 02St. Joseph's Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar - Open at St. Joseph's Church from 9 am to 3 pm. Now in its 58th year, visitors can browse a variety of handmade gift and raffle items. 503-392-3834
Pacific City
Feb 10Your Arts Desire: A Celebration of Chocolate, Wine, and Art - 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
Neskowin
Jan 07Neskowin Chamber Music Series: cellist Edward Arron & pianist Jeewan Park - 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 11Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Alexander 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
Mar 25Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Ariel 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
Apr 08Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Spanish Brass - 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 06Neskowin Chamber Music Series: pianist Joel Fan - 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
Apr 08-Dec 23Wire Wrapping Jewelry Classes - Wire wrapping jewelry making classes at the Lincoln City cultural center beginning April 8th and every other Saturday after that from 1 - 3 pm. Cost is $35 per person. Please RSVP at 541-614-4480 or email to wisetailsart@gmail.com http://wisetailsart.com/item_129/Wire-Wr541-614-4480
Oct 14-May 28Finders Keepers - Finders Keepers, glass floats on the beach – with hand-crafted glass floats being placed along the 7 miles of public beach in Lincoln City, from the Roads End area to Siletz Bay. oregoncoast.org/finders-keepers800-452-2151
Oct 22-Dec 24Farmers & Crafters Market - Indoors every Sunday, 10 am to 3 pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. lincolncityfarmersmarket.org541-921-0062
Nov 18Lincoln City Cultural Center Presents: XX Digitus Piano Duo lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Nov 24-Nov 25Tree Lighting Party & Santa Sale - Launch your holidays at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, where we have live music, handmade gifts and a make-and-take ornament workshop, leading up to the lighting of Lincoln City’s Christmas tree, at dusk. Visits with Santa, group carols and a whole lot more, through Saturday. lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Dec 01-Dec 02Chinook Winds Casino Resort: Sara Evans at Christmas - chinookwindscasino.com888-624-6228
Dec 02Holiday Craft Fair - conniehansengarden.com541-992-4567
Dec 02Lincoln City Cultural Center Presents: Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Dec 06Lincoln City Cultural Center Presents: Halie Loren Trio lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Dec 16Lincoln City Cultural Center Presents: Na Rósaí lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Dec 31Lincoln City Cultural Center Presents: New Year's Eve Dance with the Lincoln Pops lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Jan 04-Jan 27Theatre West: For Better - In this plugged-in world of email, text-messaging and camera phones, do a bride and groom really need to be in the same country to go on a honeymoon? Karen and Max are getting married. At least, if their jobs will ever let them be in the same city at the same time. A romantic comedy for the digital age, For Better is a hilarious new farce that pokes fun at our overdependence on the gadgets in our lives. All performances at the LCCC. Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors and Students $13 theatrewest.com541-994-5663
Jan 06Sitka Center: Artist-in-Residence Show & Tell - Outgoing resident artists will share the work they have been creating since their arrival. Presentations begin at 1 PM in the Boyden Studio, 56605 Sitka Drive, Otis. Free. sitkacenter.org541-994-5485
Jan 13-Jan 14Artistry In Wood Show & Sale - 26th Annual Artistry in Wood Show & Sale at the Chinook Winds Convention Center from 10 AM – 5 PM. The 2018 theme is Fired Up! Experience the wonderful world of woodcarving with FREE admission and FREE seminars for kids and adults. coastalcarvers.org
Jan 19-Jan 20Chinook Winds Casino: Creedence Clearwater Revisited chinookwindscasino.com888-MAIN ACT
Feb 09-Feb 19Antique Week - Antique Week featuring citywide antique specials and deals and an Antique Float Drop on the 7 miles of beaches in Lincoln City! lincolncityantiqueweek.com541-996-1274
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. lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Feb 16-Feb 17Winterfest 2018 - Siletz Bay Music Festival presents an evening with Kate and the Crocodiles at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort at 4 PM. This is the SBMF’s annual fund-raiser with a silent auction, live auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. siletzbaymusic.org/winter-festival541-992-1131
Mar 04Lincoln City Half-Marathon - The 10th Annual Lincoln City Half Marathon and 10K, a great way to enjoy early spring on the Central Oregon Coast! The race starts and ends at Taft High School. The out and back course is on scenic, two lane rural roads. oregoncoast.org/half-marathon541-994-2131
Mar 08-Mar 31Theatre West: Meanwhile, Back on the Couch - Psychiatrist Victor Karleen is financially pressed between the rental of his posh office apartment and his fiancée’s expensive tastes. A colleague has written a best-selling case history book and is now rolling in royalties. Good friend Parker Donnelly has rejected Victor’s similar work because the public is tired of such things and prefers torrid fiction. Needing cash, Victor reluctantly takes on a new patient who, due to love frustration, is grinding out a rip-roaring sex novel. By mistake, his nurse gives the patient’s manuscript to Donnelly believing it to be Victor’s work. Suddenly Victor has an enormous advance royalty check, a Book of the Month Club selection, and a potential Pulitzer Prize. When he discovers that it is his patient’s inviolate confidences and not his clinical casebook that has saved the day, Victor determines to keep his patient crazy until he dreams up the final chapter. Meanwhile, Back on the Couch is fast-paced, hilarious, and zany. All performances at Theatre West. Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors and Students $13 theatrewest.com541-994-5663
May 03-May 26Theatre West: Borderline Crazies - Ellen hopes to ski and put some spark into her dull marriage to Stu, an efficiency author, while at Lake Tahoe in a rustic cabin owned by Stu's publisher. They are startled when a horror author and his sexy wife also arrive at the apparently double-booked cabin. The women immediately bond but the men squabble like spoiled two-year-olds and devise several wagers to determine who stays and who goes. Before anyone can leave, a police officer reports that a snowstorm has closed the roads and an axe murderer is on the loose. Stranded with no phone, no television and no radio, the writers may kill each other before the murderer gets to them. It's an avalanche of laughter with more twists and turns than a giant slalom. All performances at Theatre West. Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors and Students $13 theatrewest.com541-994-5663
Jul 12-Sep 01Theatre West: Sylvia - Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg's career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate's career, as a public-school English teacher, is beginning to offer her more opportunities. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park—or that has found him—bearing only the name "Sylvia" on her name tag. A street-smart mixture of Lab and Poodle, Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. She offers Greg an escape from the frustrations of his job and the unknowns of middle age. To Kate, Sylvia becomes a rival for affection. And Sylvia thinks Kate just doesn't understand the relationship between man and dog. The marriage is put in serious jeopardy until, after a series of hilarious and touching complications, Greg and Kate learn to compromise, and Sylvia becomes a valued part of their lives. All performances at Theatre West. Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors and Students $13 theatrewest.com541-994-5663
Gleneden Beach
Nov 25Creative Arts Holiday Show - Gleneden Beach Community Club: Unique, quirky, funky, classic and traditional — the artisans at this bazaar offer it all. Featuring original works in glass, wood, natural stone, clay, metal, fabric and much more. 10 am to 5 pm, 110 Azalea Street. glenedenbeach.org541-764-4201
Depoe Bay
Dec 07A 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. depoebaychamber.org541-765-2889
Apr 21-Apr 22Wooden 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. depoebaychamber.org541-765-2889
May 28Fleet of Flowers Memorial Day Ceremonies - Feel inspired while attending the nationally acclaimed Memorial Day event. Pay tribute to those lost at sea while watching the flower bedecked fishing fleet sail to sea. fleetofflowers.org541-765-2889
Aug 04Pirate Treasure Hunt - Ahoy Mateys! A bountiful clue for all who will hunt for the buried treasure. Understand the points N.E.S & W, how maps work and how letters combined make words and words make clues. Arrrr and listen for the cannons and listen to the Pirates. treasuredepoebay.org541-765-2889
Sep 15Indian 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. depoebaychamber.org541-765-2889
Newport
May 26-Apr 30Oregon Coast Aquarium Exhibit: Big Bites www.aquarium.org541-867-3474
Nov 04-Apr 28Indoor 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
Dec 01-Dec 03Holiday House Christmas Craft Show - Celebrating 37 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)5038710789
Dec 02Yaquina 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. newportchamber.org541-265-8801
newport
Dec 02-Dec 31Oregon Coast Aquarium Sea of Lights - Kick-off weekend Dec 2-3 features special activities from 6:30-9:30 pm. The lights are on every Friday and Saturday from 5-8 pm after that until Dec 31. aquarium.org541-867-3474
Newport
Dec 09Newport Performing Arts Center: Christmas Unplugged--Reclaiming the Holiday Spirit - Special Guest – John Doan presents Christmas Unplugged: reclaiming the Holiday Spirit, a traveling music and history show using a range of historical instruments. newportsymphony.org541-265-2787
Dec 09Festival of Trees - The Pacific Communities Health District Foundation presents the 22nd Annual Festival of Trees Dec. 9 at the Center for Health Education, 740 SW 9th Street. Savor the season at this wonderful event with a scrumptious buffet, live auction, beautifully decorated trees, raffle and more. By reservation only. $115 per person. Only 145 seats available. samhealth.org/FestivalOfTrees
newport
Jan 27Hearts for Horses Benefit - Benefit dinner and silent auction fund raiser for the Bright Horizons Therapeutic Riding Center. brighthorizonsriding.org541-961-4156
Newport
Feb 03-Feb 04Newport Symphony Orchestra: American Voices - NSO with Adam Flatt, Conductor. Pre-concert talk, Saturday only, 6:45 pm. Special Guest Artists – Erik Peterson, violin & Kenji Bunch, viola Copland – El Salon Mexico, Griffes – The White Peacock, Bunch – “Verso” for solo violin, solo viola, harpsichord and string orchestra, Barber – Adagio for Strings, Barber – Symphony No. 1 newportsymphony.org541-265-2787
Feb 22-Feb 25Newport Seafood & Wine Festival - Premier seafood & wine event of the west coast and the original Northwest seafood and wine festival. seafoodandwine.com541-265-8801
Mar 24-Mar 25Newport Symphony Orchestra: Eastertime Preludes - NSO with Adam Flatt, Conductor. Pre-concert talk, Saturday only, 6:45 pm. Special Guest Artist – Narek Arutyunian, clarinet, Haydn – Symphony no. 26 “Lamentatione”, Wagner – “Good Friday Spell” from Parsifal, Mozart – Clarinet Concerto K.622, Liszt – Symphonic Poem no. 3 Les Preludes. newportsymphony.org541-265-2787
Apr 20-Apr 22Paper Arts Festival - Three days of innovative, informative and exciting one-day workshops celebrating paper-making, surface embellishment, bookmaking, bindings, articles made of paper, and techniques and tools for working with paper and fibers, all at the Newport Visual Arts Center. coastarts.org541-265-6569
May 19Be 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. foodsharelincolncounty.org541-265-8578
Toledo
Dec 02Toledo 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. toledooregon.org541-336-3183
Dec 02-Dec 03First Weekend in Toledo: Art - Studios and Galleries showcase various local artists. ArtInToledo.com541-336-2797
Waldport
Dec 09Christmas In Waldport & Candlelite Bridge Walk - Another favorite event held at the Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center.This festive get together features a fresh cut 30ft Christmas Tree at the South end of the bridge. Lions Club prepare and serve hot dogs. Santa comes at 5pm to hear the kids must-have wishes. Live Holiday music. A decorated Dog Parade. A Candle Light Bridge Walk and hot chocolate, or cider and cookies after the walk. ww.waldport-chamber.com541-563-2133
Yachats
Dec 01-Dec 03Yachats Ladies Club 90th Annual Christmas Bazaar - 90th Annual Christmas Bazaar. Three days, Friday December 1 from noon to 6:00pm, Saturday and Sunday December 2-3 from 10:00 to 3:00. Crafts made by Ladies Club members include knit items, aprons, quilts, afghans, wall hangings, home décor, table runners, pot holders, potato bakers, casserole carriers, bake sale table, gift baskets and much more. Lunch served on Saturday. Quilt raffle drawing at 2:00 on Sunday. At the YLC Clubhouse, 286 W 3rd St. www.yachats.org541-547-3205
Dec 09Pacific 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. yachats.org541-563-7642
Dec 09-Dec 17Heceta 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 each weekend. 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 09-10 and 16-17, 4-7pm. 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. yachats.org541-547-3640
Jan 13-Jan 14Agate Festival - The village gem invites you to the 7th 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. yachats.org800-929-0477
Jan 27Lion'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. 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. yachats.org541-547-4547
Florence
Nov 25Florence Holiday Festival - Kick off the holiday season in Historic Old Town. Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Gazebo Park, hay rides, Siuslaw School Choir, musicians and carolers, goodies and hot cider and chocolate from local merchants, Christmas tree lighting with Mayor Joe Henry at dusk. florencechamber.com541-997-3128
Nov 25-Nov 26Florence Events Center: Festival of Trees - eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Dec 01-Dec 03Holly Jolly Follies - eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Dec 08Florence Events Center: Ballet Fantastique "American Christmas Carol" eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Dec 11Florence Events Center: Siuslaw High School Holiday Concert eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Dec 13Florence Events Center: Jazz Kings "An Old Fashioned Christmas" - eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Dec 18Florence Events Center: Oregon Brass Society eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Dec 19Florence Events Center: Eugene Ballet "Nutcracker" eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Jan 12-Jan 14Winter Music Festival - Music, artisan fair, and pie-baking contest make this the perfect winter event. winterfolkfestival.org541-997-1994
Jan 17Quattrosound presented by Seacoast Entertainment - www.seacoastea.org541-997-1994
Feb 03Florence Crab Crack - All-you-can-eat Crab Dinner to benefit Florence Food Share. A no-host bar will be available. Tickets are available December 1st. Advance purchase is required. Deadline to purchase is January 25th. There will be no ticket sales at the door. www.florencefoodshare.org541-997-9110
Feb 11Florence Events Center: Jazz Kings 'A Pocketful of Dreams' eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Feb 21Mandy Harvey presented by Seacoast Entertainment www.seacoastea.org541-997-1994
Mar 23Newport Symphony Orechestra presented by Seacoast Entertainment www.seacoastea.org541-997-1994
Mar 27-Apr 28Florence Wine, Art & Jazz Fest eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Apr 19Gentri presented by Seacoast Entertainment www.seacoastea.org541-997-1994
May 24Vivace presented by Seacoast Entertainment www.seacoastea.org541-997-1994
Reedsport
Dec 01-Dec 02Holiday Bazaar - Craftspeople from across the state present their wares at the Community Center in Reedsport. Kids can visit with Santa Claus and you can vote for your favorite gingerbread house. reedsportcc.org541-271-4608
Feb 16-Feb 17Confluence: A Wine, Beer, Seafood & Music Festival - This award-winning festival offers different styles of music throughout the two-day event along with many vendors. Oregon wineries and breweries paired with coastal culinary delights bring you some of the best food on the coast. Must be 21 and older. reedsportcc.org541-271-3495
North Bend
Nov 24-Dec 17Liberty Theatre: A Christmas Story (musical) thelibertytheater.org541-756-4336
Dec 01-Dec 03Opry Home for the Holidays thelibertytheater.org541-756-4336
Dec 31Mill Casino New Year’s Eve Party - themillcasino.com541-756-8800
Feb 09-Feb 25Liberty Theatre: Annie (the musical) - Fri & Sat performances @ 7pm, Sun matinees @ 2 pm. onbroadwaytheater.com541-756-4336
Mar 09-Mar 11South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival - Great music that ranges from traditional jazz to swing, doo-wop, blues, big band and Zydeco. clambakejazz.com800-953-4800 ext 9
May 04-May 27Liberty Theatre: Shrek the Musical thelibertytheater.org541-756-4336
Coos Bay
Nov 01-Apr 25Coos Bay Winter Market - Every Wednesday at Pony Village Mall, 10am to 2 pm. facebook.com/Coosbaywintermarket541-679-0952
Nov 12-Dec 10Free Admission at Coos History Museum - Every Second Sunday - Free admission all day cooshistory.org541-756-6320
Nov 24Downtown Coos Bay Christmas Tree Lighting & Santa Visit - 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. oregonsadventurecoast.com541-266-9706
Dec 05Coos History Museum First Tuesday Talks: 'WWII: Its Effects in Coos County' cooshistory.org541-756-6320
Dec 0943rd Annual Christmas Wurlitzer 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. facebook.com/egyptiantheatrecoosbay541-269-8650
Jan 16Coos County Community Concert Association: Andy Hackbarth - Award-winning classical/Spanish/fingerstyle guitarist pays tribute to the “Father of the Classical Guitar,” Andres Segovia, through instrumental selections and short stories about Segovia’s life and how Segovia’s work has influenced the contemporary guitar world. cccca.com541-297-4008
Apr 23Coos County Community Concert Association: Duo Baldo - Violinist Brad Repp and pianist/actor Aldo Gentileschi combine virtuosic performances, theatrical humor and pop culture in critically-acclaimed performances. Brad performs on a 1736 Testore violin and Aldo performs on whatever piano he can find. High energy classical music with comedy and a touch of slapstick. cccca.com541-297-4008
May 06Coos County Community Concert Association: Two on Tap - Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano take you to the days when Fred & Ginger and Mickey & Judy filled the screen with undeniable chemistry, effortless harmony and precision tap dancing. Gorgeous vocals, exciting choreography and unique musical arrangements. This duo breaths new life into classic song-and-dance. cccca.com541-297-4008
Charleston
Nov 23-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. shoreacres.net 541-888-3732
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. oregonsadventurecoast.com541-269-0512
Feb 10Charleston “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. oregonsadventurecoast.com541-269-0215
Feb 10Wine & Chocolate Tasting - After the crab feed, make it a perfect day with wine and chocolate tastings at Charleytown. oregonsadventurecoast.com541-888-0146
Bandon
May 05-Dec 16Old 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
Nov 25Night of 10,000 Lights - Old Town lights up Thanksgiving weekend with a tree-lighting ceremony at the Night of 10,000 Lights: Enjoy refreshments, music and caroling, and photos with Santa. Shops stay open for the evening's Old Town nog walk. Tree lighting is at 5:30 p.m. bandon.com/holiday-highlights541-347-9616
Dec 12Bandon Showcase: Sonos Handbell Ensemble - Sonos Handbell Ensemble is well-known for their creative handbell music all over the world. Located in Berkeley, California, this handbell ensemble travels all across the United States, Europe, and Asia to captivate audiences with their performances.After 20 years of show-stopping virtuosity, and countless music albums and videos released, Sonos has established a reputation for having some of the best handbell ringers in the country together with exceptional leadership and musicianship. bandonshowcase.org541-347-4341
Feb 06Bandon Showcase: Montreal Guitare Trio bandonshowcase.org541-347-4341
Feb 16-Feb 18Gorse Blossom Festival gorseblossomfest.com541-347-9616
Mar 03Bite 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. /bandonyouth.wordpress.com541-347-8336
Mar 04Bandon Showcase: Martha Redbone bandonshowcase.org541-347-4341
May 05Bandon Showcase: On the Rocks bandonshowcase.org541-347-4341
Port Orford
Nov 18-Nov 19Mushroom Identification Workshop - This course instructs students in the identification of local wild mushrooms, their basic characteristics and location. Positive identification of edible and non-edible species, preparation for food, and methods of preserving will be covered during an evening lecture followed by a field trip the next day. Classes are taught by mycologist Bob Burch. Participants should bring a lunch and water for the field trip. socc.edu/curry541-813-1667
Dec 23-Dec 28Christmas at the Cape: Hughes House Victorian Holiday - Hughes House open and decorated with Victorian holiday theme open to the public Dec 23, 24, 26, 27 and 28 from 11-4. capeblancoheritagesociety.com541-332-0521
Gold Beach
Nov 17-Nov 18Holiday Bazaar - Event Center on the Beach in Gold Beach. Santa Visits on Saturday from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. goldbeach.org541-247-4541
Nov 18Ellensburg Theater Company: Tony LaTorre's Elvis for the Holidays - Tony LaTorre performs one of his Elvis musical shows. This one for the holidays at Christmas. Others have included The Three Kings tribute and a special Gospel show. Tony's wife, Stephanie LaTorre will also perform during interludes with her amazing vocal style. This is a special treat for patrons happening just before Thanksgiving.541-247-4382
Jan 21Event Center on the Beach: Reverend Horton Heat Concert 541-247-4541
Feb 01-Apr 30Glass Floats Treasure Hunting Season - Glass floats are "hidden" on beaches for visitors to discover and keep. visitgoldbeach.com541-247-7526
Feb 16-Feb 17South 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. socc.edu/scwriters541-247-2741
Pistol River
Jan 20Pistol River Concert Association: The Special Consensus - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Feb 17Pistol River Concert Association: Laura Gibson - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Mar 10Pistol River Concert Association: Molly's Revenge - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Apr 14Pistol River Concert Association: Kathryn Claire - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. pistolriver.com541-247-2848
May 12Pistol River Concert Association: The Quitters - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Jun 30Pistol River Concert Association: Johnny B Connolly and Casey Neil - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Oct 13Pistol River Concert Association: Flamenco Pacifico - All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Brookings
Nov 17-Nov 18Mushroom Identification Workshop - This course instructs students in the identification of local wild mushrooms, their basic characteristics and location. Positive identification of edible and non-edible species, preparation for food, and methods of preserving will be covered during an evening lecture followed by a field trip the next day. Classes are taught by mycologist Bob Burch. Participants should bring a lunch and water for the field trip. socc.edu/curry541-813-1667
Nov 18Greenskeepers Revenge Turkey Trot Golf Tournament salmonrungolf.com541-469-4888
Dec 01-Dec 31Nature'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. naturescoastalholiday.com541-941-7760
Dec 08-Dec 17Chetco Playhouse: Miracle on 34th Street www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Jan 14Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: Zivian Tomkins Duo returns with violinist Axel Strauss www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
Feb 09-Feb 25Chetco Playhouse: Death Trap chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Feb 10-Feb 11Winter 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. facebook.com/winterartandchocolatefestiv541-217-7415
Feb 11Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: A cappella sextet Nordic Voices www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
Feb 17-Feb 18Slippery Banana Belt Softball Tournament brookings.or.us 541-469-1159
Mar 04Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: Minetti Quartet www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
Apr 13-Apr 29Chetco Playhouse: Athenry - Athenry" an original by Brookings local Val Cowan, about the potato famine. chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Apr 15Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: Rastrelli Cello Quartet - www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
May 20Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: piano professor Alexander Tutunov & students at Southern Oregon University - Presents awards to scholarship students of Southern Oregon University. Concert will include performances by the young artists. After intermission, Dr. Tutunov will also perform. This concert is FREE to the public. www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
Jun 08-Jun 24Chetco Playhouse: Once Upon a Mattress chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Jul 27-Aug 05Chetco Playhouse: Thumbelina chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Sep 14-Sep 30Chetco Playhouse: Sweeny Todd chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Oct 19-Oct 31Chetco Pelican Players Haunted House chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Dec 07-Dec 16Chetco Playhouse: A Christmas Cactus chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
 

 


 
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