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Long Beach Peninsula
Long Beach
Jun 09-Oct 13Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market www.longbeachwa.gov360-244-9169
Oct 07-Oct 08One Sky, One World Kite Celebration - The World Kite Museum joins people all over the globe to promote international friendship and peace during this annual event. Participants can bring homemade kites or purchase kites; those who wish can make a kite at event headquarters. worldkitemuseum.com360-642-2400
Oct 07-Oct 09Peninsula Arts Association Fall Show - This is the Peninsula Arts Association’s oldest art event. The People’s Choice Award is the highest honor in the show. See what the Peninsula’s incredible artists create. beachartist.org360-642-2400
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
Aug 04-Oct 07Derby Days: Chasing the Prize - Join the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum as we explore the history of “Derbyville” and the early years of salmon derbies, recreational fishing, and the emergence of the charter-boat industry on the Long Beach Peninsula. On view August 4–October 7, 2017. http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-3446
Sep 30Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum - Join us for a lecture featuring David Berger as he explores the twists and turns of Razor Clam digging from its pre-settlement days to the present. This lecture is Sat, Sept 30th at 2pm and is free thanks to Humanities Washington’s Speakers Bureau. http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org360-642-3446
Oct 14-Oct 15Cranberrian Fair - A celebration of local harvest including all things cranberry. Foods, vendors, craft demonstrations and more will showcase the area’s rich heritage. Buttons are $5 and cover admission to all events. columbiapacificheritagemuseum360-642-3446
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
May 21-Oct 01Gasquet Farmers Market - www.delnorte.org707-457-3312
Jun 03-Oct 28Saturday Farmers Market - Held in the Del Norte County Fairgrounds parking lot every Saturday from 9am – 1:30pm. The only exception is the Saturday of the Del Norte County Fair, which is August 5th, when it will be held at the Crescent City Harbor. www.delnorte.org707-464-7441
Jun 07-Oct 25Downtown Crescent City Farmers & Artisans Market - The market features homegrown fruit and vegetables along with handmade products from local vendors. It is held in the parking lot on the corner of Front and K Streets. www.facebook.com/DowntownCrescentCityFar707-954-2330
Sep 01-Oct 31Annual National Juried Art Show delnorte.org707-464-9133
Sep 22-Oct 07Lighthouse Repertory Theatre’s Early Fall Show - delnorte.org
Sep 30Northcoast Marine Mammal Center Run for the Seals 5k Fun Run/Walk - This community activity raises funds to feed the seals and pay for their medical care, but additionally will improve awareness of marine issues and provide a fun, healthy activity for the community. Fun run/walk race day registration will start at 7:30am. The 5k will start promptly, rain or shine, at 9:00am. Free 1 mile lap course around Beachfront Park for children under 9 years. Registering in advance (or ordering in advance) guarantees a T-shirt; cost $10. northcoastmmc.org 707-465-6265
Oct 06Blues, Brews & Cruise delnorte.org/event/blues-brews-cruis707-464-3174
Oct 06-Oct 07Sea Cruise Car Show delnorte.org 707-464-3174
Oct 21DNCCA Concert Series: Suburban Showgirl – One Woman Musical Comedy dnaca.net707-464-1336
Oct 28Lighthouse Repertory Theatre: The Haunted Barn - Enjoy a Halloween party, along with a complimentary showing of “The Princess Bride”. Costumes are encouraged. delnorte.org707-954-7538
Nov 03-Nov 11Lighthouse Repertory Theatre: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Shows will be presented for two weekends, November 3-4 and November 10-11. All shows will be held at the Ben Franklin building, 1072 3rd Street. delnorte.org707-954-7538
Nov 04Taste of the Holidays - delnorte.org707-464-5226
Nov 17Music in the Redwoods Concert Series: Neave Trio - The Neave Trio is noted for their innovative concert presentations where they engage the audience. Admission is by $45 season pass or $20 single ticket; children & students with ID are free. musicintheredwoods.com707-951-3102
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
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

Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast
Nov 04Beatles vs. Stones- A Musical Showdown - “Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown” performs on Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 pm at the Elsinore Theatre in Salem. Tickets are $35/$45/$55 and may be purchased online at www.ticketswest.com, by phoning 800 325 7328 or at the theatre box office. http://ev12.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce800-325-7328
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
May 14-Oct 08Astoria Sunday Market - Locals and tourists alike enjoy the bustling, colorful and lively weekly Market. Taste, shop and explore! AstoriaSundayMarket.com503-325-1010
Sep 22-Sep 24Pacific Northwest Brew Cup - Pouring dozens of craft beers from across the Pacific Northwest, the Oktoberfest-style festival features live music, family-friendly activities, and local food without the crowd of big-city festivals. pacificnorthwestbrewcup.com503-791-7940
Oct 04Liberty Theater Classical Series: Schubert Ensemble of London libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
Oct 06-Oct 21Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse: The Birds - Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm, Sunday Matinee: October 15 at 2pm astorstreetoprycompany.com503-325-6104
Oct 15Great Columbia Crossing 10k - Experience the glory of the Columbia River from the Astoria-Megler Bridge during this 10k walk/run. The 10k is a scenic adventure on a fairly flat road with one steep incline to the peak of the bridge. greatcolumbiacrossing.com360-642-2400
Oct 20-Oct 22Astoria International Film Festival - World-class film festival on the northern Oregon coast, event draws upon the outstanding talents of the northwest and the world. Workshops and seminars for students of film and the public. www.goaiff.com503-484-5122
Oct 29Talking 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 17Liberty Theater Classical Series: Tacoma Opera libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
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 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 17Liberty Theater Classical Series: Bodhi Trio libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
Mar 16Liberty Theater Classical Series: Delgani String Quartet libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
Apr 26Liberty Theater Classical Series: Oregon Brass Quintet libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
May 25Liberty Theater Classical Series: Solstice Wind Quintet libertyastoria.org503-325-5922 x 55
May 29-Sep 30Tours at Fort Stevens Historic Area - Take a tour underground through a rare gun battery that also served as a World War II command center. Ride in the back of a period military truck and see the fortifications from a whole new perspective. Get a feel for what the inside of a military jail was like as you walk through one of the last brick-constructed guard houses in the country. www.visitftstevens.com503-861-2000
Nov 17In 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
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
Jun 21-Sep 27Wednesday Farmers Market - Variety of fresh produce, pasture-raised meat, organic cheeses, wild-caught seafood, and hand-crafted artisan food products every Wednesday in the parking area of Broadway Middle School, 1120 Broadway St. just off of Highway 101 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Wednesdays. www.seasidemarket.org503-738-3311
Oct 28-Oct 29Boo’s, Blues & Brews seasidedowntown.com503-717-1914
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
Cannon Beach
Feb 01-Sep 30Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: The Long Road Home - A seasonal exhibit exploring the historic roads and transportation system of the Oregon coast. www.cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Jun 13-Sep 29Tuesday Farmers Market - The CBFM offers cut flowers in addition to a wide variety of fresh produce, pasture-raised meat, organic cheeses, wild-caught seafood, and hand-crafted artisan food products in the lively midtown area every Tuesday from 1-5 pm. www.cannonbeachmarket.org
Sep 22-Oct 28Coaster Theatre: Blithe Spirit - Socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his temperamental first wife, Elvira, after the séance. www.coastertheatre.com503-436-1242
Oct 21Cannon Beach History Center & Museum: International Archaeology Day - As celebration of this day the museum will have a pop-up exhibit on the history of archaeology in Egypt. Dr. Sarah Sterling will end the day with a presentation on her work in Egypt at 4:00 p.m. Dr. Sterling is an assistant professor at Portland State University. Sterling has overseen excavations around the world and spent many years at digs in Egypt. She will talk about her time and work there. cbhistory.org503-436-9301
Nov 03-Nov 05Stormy 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. cbgallerygroup.com503-436-2623
Nov 03-Nov 05Stormy Weather Arts Festival - The Stormy Weather Arts Festival includes a weekend full of arts and music events. Throughout the weekend, the town’s galleries present events showcasing the artists they represent, with many on hand to conduct demonstrations and discuss their work. http://www.cannonbeach.org/explore/Canno503-436-2623
Nov 10-Nov 12Haystack Holidays: Women Only Weekend - Before the hustle and bustle of the holidays, come to Cannon Beach to relax, rejuvenate and be inspired. Enjoy a variety of events to prepare you for the holidays including holiday decor ideas, spa specials and DIY classes and much more! facebook.com/wowcannonbeach503-436-1391
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
Oct 07Trashion Show/Upcycle Party - The Trashion Show/Upcycle Party is 7 pm October 7 at the NCRD Theater. www.cartm.org503-368-7764
Oct 21Manzanita Writers' Series: Diana Abu-Jabar www.hoffmanblog.org
Nov 11Crafts, Gifts and Bake Sale - Pine Grove Community House: A relaxed, unhurried event where shoppers can enjoy homemade baked goods or take home breads, cookies or candy for the holiday table. Hosted by the Women’s Club of Manzanita, whose popular ready-made gift baskets will be available for sale at a variety of prices. 10 am-4 pm, 225 Laneda Avenue. facebook.com/womensclubmanzanitathepinegrove.org
Nov 18Manzanita Writers' Series: Ingrid Thoft www.hoffmanblog.org
Jan 20Manzanita Writers' Series: Deborah Reed - Deborah Reed will be reading from her new book: "The Days When Birds Come Back." hoffmanblog.org
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
Mar 04-Nov 25Garibaldi Museum Open for the Season - The museum displays the 18th century sailing world by telling the story of Captain Robert Gray and the trade with native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. Open weekends in March and November, Thursday-Monday from April through October. Otherwise by appointment. www.garibaldimuseum.org503-322-8411
Oct 25-Oct 27North 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 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. salmonrendezvous.com
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
Bay City
May 21-Oct 02Oregon Coast Rail Rides - Open Thursdays through Monday with three trips a day from Bay City to Tillamook. Pedal across estuaries and see the beauty of the coast up close! www.ocrailriders.com541-910-0089
Oct 21Oktoberfest - This annual Oktoberfest event is a fundraiser for the restoration of the historic Chinook School. It includes dinner, an open bar, a silent and live auction and wine raffle. friendsofchinookschool.org360-642-2400
Oct 01-Nov 15Wild Mushroom Celebration - The Long Beach Peninsula is host to a variety of delectable wild mushrooms. Each Fall, local restaurateurs and Bed and Breakfast owners delight patrons and guests with special dinners/classes celebrating the harvest. wildmushroomcelebration.com/360-642-2400
Oct 13-Oct 15Water Music Festival - The Water Music Festival brings quality music to the Long Beach Peninsula in a three-concert series. Enjoy music from jazz to classical. A portion of our proceeds go to local school music programs. watermusicfestival.com360-642-2400
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
Jun 17-Sep 30Saturday Farmers Market - Local produce and products, entertainment, and plenty of fun and good food on Saturdays from 9am-2pm. www.tillamookfarmersmarket.com503-812-9326
Sep 15-Sep 30The Barn Community Playhouse: Roses in December - In this play of letters, a young official in a college alumni office invites a celebrated but reclusive author to the 35th. reunion of his class. When he declines, she charmingly prods him, and thereby begins a witty and revelatory correspondence that becomes part mystery, part memory, and part romance. Admission: $15 for adults, ages 12 and under $10. Family of four $40. www.tillamooktheater.com503-812-2163
Oct 15Tillamook Forest Center: Mysterious Mushrooms of the Tillamook State Forest - An amazing variety of fungi thrive in the Tillamook State Forest. Join State Park Ranger, Dane Osis for a program on these wild forest mushrooms. You will view freshly picked fungi, learn to identify edible and poisonous varieties, and discover the important roles that fungi play in forest health. Following the talk, you can take an optional short hike with Dane to search for and identify mushrooms. Feel free to bring in samples of mushrooms for identification. This workshop is for ages 12 – adult, beginning mushroom hunters and space is limited. Registration is required and the deadline is Wednesday, October 11th. $15. www.tillamookforestcenter.org503-815-6803
Oct 15Mushroom Walk ExploreNatureTillamookCoast.com503-322-2222
Oct 21Winter Gardening Walk & Tour - ExploreNatureTillamookCoast.com503-322-2222
Oct 28Mushroom Walk ExploreNatureTillamookCoast.com503-322-2222
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 04Tillamook Forest Center: Rainforest Walk tillamookforestcenter.org866-930-4646
Nov 11Tillamook County Pioneer Museum Great Speaker Series: “Oregon Military History” - tcpm.org503-842-4553
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
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
Oct 14Geology of Netarts Bay - ExploreNatureTillamookCoast.com503-322-2222
Oct 21Birding on the Bay ExploreNatureTillamookCoast.com503-322-2222
Pacific City
Oct 07Oktoberfest - It’s time to raise your glass and give cheers to Pacific City’s annual Oktoberfest celebration from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hosted by the Kiawanda Community Center, this non-profit fundraiser benefits several local community organizations. There will be arts and crafts, coloring contests for the kids, dancing, live music, bier and wine gardens, authentic German cuisine and more! kiawanda.com
Oct 01Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Schubert Ensemble - 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
Oct 07Harvest Festival - Fundraiser with a huge something-for-everyone silent auction, quilt raffle, local arts and crafts vendors, music, entertainment, and food. www.neskowinvalleyschool.com503-392-3124
Nov 05Neskowin Chamber Music Series: Mecorre 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
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
Oct 0735th Annual Neskowin Valley School Harvest Festival - Come join us for live music, kids activities, great food from our signature Slab Creek Grill and Bakery Cafe, an amazing open-air market full of crafts and produce, incredible locally sourced items at our silent auction, and so much more. http://www.neskowinvalleyschool.com/harv5033923124
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
May 07-Oct 08Outdoor Farmers & Crafters Market - Every Sunday, 9 am to 3 pm at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. www.lincolncityfarmersmarket.org541-921-0062
Sep 30-Oct 01Fall Kite Festival - Held on the beach, in the center of Lincoln City, at the D-River Wayside on Saturday and Sunday. oregoncoast.org800-452-2151
Oct 07Connie Hansen Garden: Petal Heads - conniehansengarden.com541-994-6338
Oct 14Connie Hansen Garden: Pollinators conniehansengarden.com541-994-6338
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 19-Nov 11Theatre West: Calendar Girls - When Annie's husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow WI members to pose nude with them for an "alternative" calendar, with a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence. The news of the women's charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes of press soon descend on the small village The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie's friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found fame. Based on the true story of eleven WI members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors and Students $13 www.theatrewest.com541-994-5663
Oct 20-Oct 22Chinook Winds Casino Resort: Theresa Caputo chinookwindscasino.com888-624-6228
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 03-Nov 04Chinook Winds Casino Resort: Charley Pride - Charley Pride live at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort at 8 PM. Don’t miss your chance to see this legendary singer with no fewer than 52 Top-10 Country hits, two Grammy Awards and tens of millions of record sales worldwide. Tickets: $30-45. chinookwindscasino.com888-624-6228
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
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
Oct 31Witches of Depoe Bay - Fun, games and food for children at Community Center. depoebaychamber.org541-765-2889
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
May 06-Oct 28Outdoor 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
May 26-Apr 30Oregon Coast Aquarium Exhibit: Big Bites www.aquarium.org541-867-3474
Oct 06-Oct 08Oregon Coast Jazz Party - Oregon Coast Jazz Party follows the "jazz party" format, which means that the musicians appear in different combinations called "sets" during the three-day event. coastarts.org541-265-2787
Nov 04-Nov 05Newport Symphony Orchestra: Cinematic Gems - NSO with Adam Flatt, Conductor. Pre-concert talk, Saturday only, 6:45 pm. Special Guest Artists – Edmund Stone, Commentator & Chad Alexander, Bassoon Shostakovich – music from the file “The Gadfly”, Ravel – Menuet antique, Wolf-Ferrari – Suite-Concertino for Bassoon and Orchestra. Korngold – Suite from the film “The Sea Hawk” Guest appearance of Edmund Stone courtesy of All Classical Portland (KQOC 88.1 FM) newportsymphony.org541-265-2787
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
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
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
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
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
Jun 01-Sep 28Thursday Main Street Market - Vendors selling fresh fruits and veggies, crafts, merchandise and more among Toledo's main street shops, with live music to boot! www.toledooregon.org541-336-3183
Nov 04-Nov 05First Weekend in Toledo: Art - Studios and Galleries showcase various local artists. ArtInToledo.com541-336-2797
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
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
May 14-Oct 22Sunday Farmers Market - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th St, offering locally grown organic produce and plants and locally made natural crafts. www.yachatsfarmersmarket.webs.com800-929-0477
Oct 20-Oct 22Mushroom Fest - Enjoy wild forest mushroom cuisine, expert led mushroom walks, talks and exhibits, culinary and fungi arts workshops, culinary mushroom markets, wine tasting, and live entertainment. www.yachats.org800-929-0477
Nov 04-Nov 06Crafts on the Coast Harvest & Holidays - Fine, fancy and fun. Over 65 vendors with quality crafts, artwork and gourmet food products. At the Yachats Commons. 541-547-4664
Nov 10-Nov 12Celtic Music Festival - Concerts, workshops, dancing and lots of surprises for the sweet 16th year celebration. Headlining this year is Chessboxer! YachatsCelticMusicFestival.org541-968-6089
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
Sep 30Festival of Books - Authors offer their books for sale and publishers show the books they have published and sign up new authors. www.florencefestivalofbooks.org541-997-1994
Oct 07-Oct 08Wine Walk, Chowder Fest & Great Glass Float Giveaway www.florencechamber.com541-997-3128
Oct 14Oktoberfest www.eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Oct 19Florence Events Center: Good Life Senior Expo eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Oct 26Florence Events Center: Cocktail Hour, The Show with Ballets with a Twist - Seacoast Entertainment Association welcomes New York City’s Ballets with a Twist to the West Coast for a performance of Cocktail Hour: The Show at 7:00pm. Tickets are $32. seacoastea.org541-997-1994
Nov 03-Nov 12Florence Events Center: Annie eventcenter.org541-997-1994
Nov 10-Nov 11Holiday Bazaar by the Ladies of Elks - At the Elks Lodge at 1686 12th Street. florenceelks.com/ladies-of-elks
Nov 11Veterans Day Parade www.florencechamber.com541-997-1200
Nov 15Florence Events Center Concert: Black Market Trust seacoastea.org541-997-1994
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 11-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 21Mandy Harvey presented by Seacoast Entertainment www.seacoastea.org541-997-1994
Mar 23Newport Symphony Orechestra presented by Seacoast Entertainment www.seacoastea.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
Jun 02-Sep 29Friday Farmers Market - Farmers Market featuring locally grown fruits and vegetables. Eggs, honey, mushroom, baked goods, humus, salsa, and craft vendors. Every Friday 9 am to 3 pm. Corner of Hwy 38 and 5th Street in Old Town Reedsport. www.facebook.com/ReedsportFarmersMarket541-271-3044
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
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 thelibertytheater.org541-756-4336
May 04-May 27Liberty Theatre: Shrek the Musical thelibertytheater.org541-756-4336
Coos Bay
May 03-Oct 25Downtown Farmers Market - Every Wednesday and Sunday 9 AM to 3 PM with farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and more in downtown Coos Bay. www.coosbaydowntown.org/farmers-market541-269-0215
Aug 22-Sep 26Music on the Bay: Tuesday Concerts - Free live music concerts held every Tuesday in Mingus Park, starting at 7 p.m. This year's schedule features: 8/22 Brewers Grade, 8/29 The Ben Rice Band, 9/5 Royal Jelly Jive, 9/12 Dustbowl Revival, 9/19 Toyz, 9/26 Blair Crimmins and the Hookers. www.facebook.com/musiconthebay541-269-0215
Oct 07Fall Fling for the Arts: Annual Coos Art Museum Fundraiser - 5-8 pm with art sales, wine, dinner, and fun! Silent auction items include original works of art by local artists, goods and services. coosart.org541-267-3901
Nov 04-Nov 11Oregon Humanities Conversation Project Week at Coos History Museum - Conversation topics include How do our Values Influence Environmental Policy? on Nov 4, Forestry: a Historical Perspective and a Look Forward on Nov 7, Where are Queer People Welcome? on Nov 10, and Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Present on Nov 11. Talks begin at 6:30pm. cooshistory.org541-756-6320
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
Oct 07Octoberfish - Noon to 6pm in the Old Charleston School House. Enjoy Food, Spirits, Art and Lots of MUSIC. Celebrate the culture, art, people, history and lots of music in Charleston. Projected food prices are $10/person or $25/family. oregonsadventurecoast.com/listings/o541-808-8518
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
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
Oct 05Bandon Showcase: 6 Guitars - 6 Guitars is a pitch perfect blend of music, comedy, and characters. Chase Padgett delivers a virtuosic performance as he becomes 6 different guitar players each with their own distinct voice, views, and musical style (Blues, Jazz, Rock, Classical, Folk, and Country). During this 85 minute show, each of the characters ranging from a 19 year old rock prodigy to an 87 year old blues man share their journey with music from discovery to mastery through songs and stories that leaves every audience laughing, crying, and falling in love with music all over again. bandonshowcase.org541-347-SHOW
Oct 07-Oct 09Oregon Coast Film Festival - Documentary films from regional and local film makers, students and inspiring video storytellers. oregoncoastfilmfestival.org
Oct 27-Nov 05Sprague Theater: The Audition - Friday and Saturday - 7:00pm, Sunday - 2:00pm Matinee. Tickets: Adult - $10, Senior Citizens (60+) - $8, Children (K - 12) - $5 This production is about what is involved in auditioning for a musical show. The young performers will demonstrate their preparation for a staged show which consists of music from various genres. spraguetheater.org541-347-7426
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
Port Orford
Apr 01-Oct 31Hughes House, Cape Blanco Lighthouse, & Lifeboat Station Tours - Open 10am-3:30 pm Wednesday through Monday. www.capeblancoheritagesociety.com
May 27-Oct 07Saturday Farmers Market - Fresh local produce, plants, seafood/beef,eggs, honey,flowers, baked goods, plus handmade art & crafts, jewelry and activities for kids. Saturday's, 9am - noon, Port Orford Community Co-op Site, Hwy 101 & 8th St. Operates into October, possibly longer depending on weather. www.facebook.com/PortOrfordFarmersMarket541-287-2000
Oct 21Oktoberfest - Normaly the third Saturday in October, this event is filled with live music, lots of food, and open to families.Who doesn't love Music & Food? Lots of brats, sauerkraut, German potato salad (we do have two German natives making sure we get it right!), and pretzels! ​ portorfordrotary.org
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
Mar 11-Oct 28Kalmiopsis Audubon: Let's Go Birding - Any type of precipitation (including drizzle) or threat of precipitation will postpone or cancel any outing. Only those on our email list will be notified of a cancellation and rescheduling of a postponed outing. To get on our emailing list contact Gary. www.kalmiopsisaudubon.org541-412-0806
May 01-Oct 15Jet Boat Tours - Have a trip of a lifetime up the Rogue River on a jetboat. www.roguejets.com800-451-3645
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
Pistol River
Oct 14Pistol River Concert Association: Jeff Scroggins and Colorado - 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
Nov 11Pistol River Concert Association: Kimo Hussey - 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 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. www.pistolriver.com541-247-2848
Jun 03-Oct 07Saturday Market at the Port - Open Saturdays at the Port from 10-4 for most vendors, food, beer, and music goes on until 8pm! www.chetcobrew.com
Jun 11-Sep 24American Music Festival - Admission-free community concert series production held in Azalea Park Sundays at 1 pm. From pop, big band, bluegrass, folk and celtic to rock, swing, jazz and zydeco, AMF has something for everyone. www.facebook.com/AmericanMusicFestivalBr541-469-3181
Sep 15-Oct 01Chetco Playhouse: Loggers Rhapsody www.chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Sep 24Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: pianist Dr. Andreas Klein www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
Sep 30Raining Cats and Dogs brookingsharborrotary.org/events541-290-7276
Oct 20-Oct 31Chetco Pelican Players Haunted House chetcopelicanplayers.org541-469-1877
Oct 21Trick or Treat Golf Tournament - salmonrungolf.com541-469-4888
Nov 04Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival - Among the activities slated for this festival, hosted by the Brookings based nonprofit Wild Rivers Mushroom Club, include an identification table to help identify the regions edible and non-edible fungi, vendors selling fresh edible mushrooms and fungi-related products, and workshops. The festival will culminate in the evening with a catered dinner. Contact Kathleen Dickson for information. otterbeesfarmandfungi@yahoo.com
Nov 12Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: International Tchaikovsky Contest – winning violinist Mayuko Kamio www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
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 11Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: A cappella sextet Nordic Voices www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
Mar 04Brookings-Harbor Friends of Music: Minetti Quartet www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org541-469-7625
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