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Long Beach Peninsula
Long Beach
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.
Dec 12Holidays at the Jetty - Celebrate the holiday season with the Long Beach Peninsula’s premier brewer.
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
Oct 21-Dec 03Tabletop Tourism: Picturing America - A private collection of over 30 vintage state tablecloths, “Tabletop Tourism” is a special exhibit reliving those auto touring days when gas mileage was low and truck stops, roadside attractions and souvenir shops were plentiful. http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-3446
Nov 056x6 Art Show and Auction - CPHM to hold 6x6 Art Show and Auction Nov. 5th. Over 60 art objects produced by some of the region’s most talented artists to be auctioned. Silent and live auctions 5-8pm. Tickets are $10. http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-3446
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.
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.
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
Nov 05Taste of the Holidays - Presented by Del Norte Sunrise Rotary, this annual event has a wide array of northcoast food and beverage producers showcasing their holiday favorites. www.delnorte.org707-218-7753
Nov 18DNCCA Concert Series: Taylor 2 Dance Company - DNACA presents this company at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G Street, Crescent City, at 7:30pm. Established in 1993, this company is known for their athleticism, humor & range of emotions. Iindividual tickets are $20.00 for general admission or $12.00 for students. www.delnorte.org707-464-1336
Nov 19Festival of Trees - This annual tradition is sponsored by Crescent City Emblem Club #175. Locals donate decorated Christmas trees. The public can then purchase opportunity tickets for the chance to take home the tree of their choice; tickets available at McPherren’s or at the door. Tree viewing is Friday, November 18th, 2:00pm to 7:00pm and Saturday, November 19th, starting at 9:30am. Saturday there will be entertainment and a $15.00 per person luncheon served at noon. Proceeds go to local charities, Wounded Warriors and scholarships. www.delnorte.org707-464-4241
Nov 20Holiday Artisan Faire - Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Crescent City, this free faire will feature artisans & vendors with a variety of items, including cookies, soup table & See’s candy at Veteran's Memorial Hall,810 H Street. www.delnorte.org707-464-9556
Dec 02-Dec 04Holiday Bazaar - This annual three day event is held at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds. The bazaar 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. www.delnorte.org707-464-9556
Dec 04Curry/Del Norte Orchestra Concert - www.delnorte.org707-487-5760
Dec 06-Dec 07North Coast Chorale & North Coast Youth Choir Christmas Concert
Dec 08-Dec 1147th Annual Singing Christmas Tree - Enjoy this Crescent City tradition. “Season of Joy – A Celtic Christmas” performances are 7:00pm Thursday – Sunday, plus an 11:00am show on Sunday, December 11th. Free admission. www.delnorte.org707-464-9501
Dec 09-Dec 10Madrigal Dinners - The Del Norte High School Madrigal Choir presents this annual holiday favorite. Come and be transported back 400 years to the time when lords made courtly love to their ladies. This is the one time each year that the lords and ladies mix with the “peasants”. Watch out! If your table transgresses any of the Rules, you might be asked to sing a carol!Enjoy a catered meal while being entertained by the lords and ladies of the Madrigal Choir, then sit back and enjoy a short concert. www.delnorte.org707-464-0272

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. www.whalespoken.org541-765-3407
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
Nov 25Sankta 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. www.astoriascanfest.com503-325-6136
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
Dec 17North Coast Symphonic Band Holiday Concerts www.northcoastsymphonicband.org503-325-5922 x 55
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
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. www.seasidemuseum.org503-738-7065
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
Oct 01-Dec 31Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: From the Vault Exhibit www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
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 12Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: Early Astoria - Kick-off the holiday season with a presentation by the incomparable Mac Burns. There seems no better way to start the membership meeting than with a presentation on Astoria. Burn’s is the director of the Clatsop County Historical Society, radio host, and engaging lecturer. Come learn history that you thought you knew about John Jacob Astor and the founding of Astoria. Let’s hear his take on Fort Astoria, the British, and what really happened. Following Burn’s presentation attendees are invited to stay for a short presentation, on where the museum stands and what to expect for the coming year. www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
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
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
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
Oct 26-Oct 28North Coast Salmon Rendezvous - Anglers enjoy two full days of fishing with professional guides (or highly qualified anglers), outstanding food, friendly competition, and an auction. Funds generated support the development of a winter Chinook fishery in Tillamook-area rivers and acquire strategic pieces of property for public access. The winning four-person team of this points-based competition wins beautiful trophies and a package of items that in the past has consisted of custom jackets as well as new premium rods. Don’t wait to sign-up as returning participants have priority seats.
Dec 03-Dec 11Oregon 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. www.oregoncoastscenic.org888-71-TICKETS
Nov 11-Nov 12Holiday Bazaar at Tillamook County Fairgrounds - Come check out all of our amazing vendors. It is a great place to get some of your Christmas gifts for your loved ones. Friday 12pm - 7pm and Saturday 10am - 5pm.503-842-2272
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 02-Dec 17The Barn Community Playhouse: Dear Santa - "Dear Santa" is composed of a number of short scenes that range from the hilarious to the touching. Santa and his helpers shed light on many of the mysteries surrounding him, including why you don't always get the gift you ask for, how Santa delivers all those gifts in one night, how he finds children spending Christmas away from home, and how his power transcends the boundaries of race, gender and religion. In the end, it is the faith of the many that sustains Santa. Admission: $15 for adults, ages 12 and under $10, Family of four $40. www.tillamooktheater.com503-812-1163
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
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
Dec 03St. Joseph's Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar - Open at St. Joseph's Church from 9 am to 4 pm. Now in its 57th year, visitors can browse a variety of handmade gift and raffle items. Sample homemade rolls, baked goods, and the polish dogs with sauerkraut. 503-392-3834
Dec 03Hollydaze Bazaar - At the Nestucca Valley Elementary School from 9am to 4pm. nvsdpie@gmail.com
Pacific City
Dec 03-Dec 04Kiawanda Christmas Bazaar www.kiawanda.com503-965-7900
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
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
Nov 05Lincoln City Cultural Center Concert: pianist Brady Goss - Prepare to be awed by Brady Goss, who comes complete with formidable keyboard speed and soulful vocals inspired by Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams, Eric Clapton, The Eagles, Stevie Ray Vaughan and John Mayer. A bit of blues, 50s rock n’ roll and classic country, with Brady’s own unique improvisational style and his ability to truly please a crowd. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Nov 11-Nov 12Chinook Winds Casino: Wayne Brady - Wayne Brady live at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Don’t miss your chance to see this multi-talented performer live in concert. Tickets: $35-$50. 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
Nov 19Lincoln City Cultural Center Concert: Moody Little Sister - Naomi Hooley and Rob Stroup form this piano folk soul duo out of Portland. Their songwriting is emotionally moving and structured beautifully, with solid instrumentation and a sense of community. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Nov 25-Nov 26Tree Lighting Party & Santa Sale at Lincoln City Cultural Center - 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 at 5 pm. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Dec 01Lincoln City Cultural Center Concert: Say Hello to the Holidays with violinist Aaron Meyer - Start your holiday season right, with rock violinist Aaron Meyer and his talented musical collaborator, Jean Pierre Garau. Aaron's unusual approach to seasonal fare, inspired by his worldwide travels, his years spent on the Pink Martini roster, will gently usher you into the holidays. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Dec 03Holiday Craft Sale at Connie Hansen Garden - Holiday Craft Sale at Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy. www.conniehansengarden.com541-994-6338
Dec 13Lincoln City Cultural Center Concert: Sound of Nature, Sound of Art III - The LCCC is proud to present this third annual collaboration of art, music and the natural world, inspired by the 42nd anniversary of the Cascade Head Scenic Research Area. The Three Centuries Ensemble will play works inspired by nature, while artists respond in real time. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Dec 31Lincoln City Cultural Center: New Year's Eve with the Lincoln Pops - Say farewell to 2016 in fine fashion, with the 25-piece Lincoln Pops Orchestra. Admission ($45 each/$80 couples) includes appetizers, favors and a champagne toast, plus some of the best Big Band dance music around. Seating is limited. www.lincolncity-culturalcenter.org541-994-9994
Depoe Bay
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
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 05Yoga + Beer at Rogue - Join us for detox + retox at Rogue with an all-levels yoga class led by instructor, Mikki Trowbridge. $15 per yogi to register, includes practice and your first pint. Class begins at 10am.
Nov 05-Nov 06Performing Arts Center: Newport Symphony Orchestra with violinist Bella Hristova www.coastarts.org541-265-ARTS
Nov 10-Nov 11Festival of Trees
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 02-Dec 04Holiday House Christmas Craft Show - Celebrating 36 years of unique Christmas crafts! Holiday House Sale has homemade breads & treats, Christmas decor, wreaths, soaps, jewelry & more. Don't forget the Santa's, Angels, Snowmen & Ornaments too! Yaquina Bay Yacht Club (750 SE Bay Blvd)
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. www.aquarium.org541-867-3474
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 09-Dec 18Newport Performing Arts Center: Art by Yasmina Reza - Three friends - one painting. What happens next. 1998 Tony Award winner for Best Play. Admission $15 www.coastarts.org541-265-2787
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
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
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
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 10Winter Celebration Opening with the Sweet Adelines - Begins with an official declaration of the opening of Yachats Winter Celebration followed by a brief talk by Mary Claire Crook about winter celebrations around the world. Little Log Church, W 3rd & Pontiac starting at 7pm.. The Opening Ceremony is followed by a performance by the Sweet Adelines at the Yachats Ladies Clubhouse with refreshements provided by the Yachats Ladies Club.
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
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 14-Jan 15Winter Music Festival - Music, artisan fair, and pie-baking contest make this the perfect winter event. www.winterfolkfestival.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.
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
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.
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
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
Dec 03Christmas Tour of Homes - Visit and enjoy Coquille's historic homes as they show off for the holidays. www.coquillechamber.net541-396-2579
Dec 03Eagles Craft Fair www.coquillechamber.net541-396-3414
Dec 03Christmas Lights Parade - Lighted parade, visits with Santa, and refreshments! coquillechamber.net541-396-3414
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
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
Nov 26Night 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.
Dec 10-Dec 18Sprague Community Theater: The Nutcracker - The MarLo Dance Studio presentation of "The Nutcracker" features dancing toys, mischievous mice, waltzing flowers and sparkling snowflakes, all dancing to Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score at the Sprague Theater, in Bandon. This Christmas classic tells the story of Clara and her magical Nutcracker Prince as they embark on a thrilling adventure. Lavish scenery and costumes makes this ballet a family favorite. 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.
Dec 17-Dec 26Christmas at the Cape: Hughes House Victorian Holiday - Hughes House open and decorated with Victorian holiday theme and Cape Blanco Lighthouse open to the public. Theme this year at the Hughes House is “Dairy Farm Christmas”. www.capeblancoheritagesociety.com541-332-0521
Gold Beach
Oct 29Medicare Gold Beach Open Enrollment Event by Oregon SHIBA - SHIBA provides expert and unbiased Medicare information. All Medicare Beneficiaries that want to have assistance with the option counseling for 2017 prescription drug plans and Medicare Advantage plans can meet with a Medicare Counselor at this event.
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
Nov 18-Nov 19Holiday Bazaar: Sugar & Spice Everything Nice - Event Center on the Beach in Gold Beach. November 18, 3pm - 7pm; November 19, 9 am -5 pm. www.goldbeach.org541-247-7526
Pistol River
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
Feb 17Pistol River Concert Association: Rita Hosking - Country-Folk. All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Mar 11Pistol River Concert Association: Stumptown Swing - Portlands #1 swing dance party band! All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Apr 08Pistol River Concert Association: MBRASCATU - Indie rock. All shows take place at the Friendship Hall in Pistol River. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved in advance. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
May 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).
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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