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Oregon Coast Summer Events
LIVE MUSIC AT SAN DUNE TAVERN, Manzanita. Call for schedule. Laneda Ave. (503) 368-5080. www.sandunepub.com
LIVE MUSIC AT Tsunami Bar and Grill. Some nights with live music. Call for schedule. Wheeler, Oregon. 503-368-3778. http://www.beachconnection.net/tsunami_grill_wheeler/
LIVE MUSIC AT NEWPORT PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Newport. Various live shows, concerts and theater productions. Usually in a concert setting, this can be classical, jazz to reggae and rock festivals, along with musicals. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. Website here.
Wednesday – Sunday. Roving Interpreter. Smelt Sands State Wayside and the 804 Trail (Memorial Day-Labor Day). Learn the trail's history and find native plants. Begins at Smelt Sand parking lot and heads north. Smelt Sands State Wayside, one mile north of downtown Yachats, on Hwy 101. At Yachats State Park, hear programs about tide pools and the whales seen from the park's platform. Find Yachats State Park at the west end of 2nd St in downtown Yachats. At Strawberry Hill, explore tide pools with the Roving Interpreter and hear about harbor seals resting nearby on the rocks. Find Strawberry Hill 5 miles south of downtown Yachats on Hwy 101. 800-551-6949.
Every Thursday. Karaoke. 6-9 p.m. Tavolo Restaurant and Lounge. 1201 35th St. Florence, Oregon. 541-997-4623.
Every Thursday. Karaoke. 6-9 p.m. Tavolo Restaurant and Lounge. 1201 35th St. Florence, Oregon. 541-997-4623.
August 22 – 23. Let's Go Camping!- for families new to camping. Held at Jesse Honeyman State Park, Florence. Campers can choose to arrive on Friday afternoon after 4 p.m. or by 9 a.m. on Saturday morning when activities begin. Events end by noon on Sunday. One vehicle allowed per family. Very secure event with ranger-led activities, staff member and trained volunteers on hand to assist you around the clock. Florence, Oregon. 888-953-7677.
August 23. 4th Annual Siuslaw Open Golf Tournament. Lots of fun and prizes plus dinner afterward. 10:00am – 4:00pm. Sandpines Golf Links. Florence, Oregon. 541-997-2816.
September 5-7. Annual Rods n' Rhodies Invitational Car Show. Historic Old Town Florence, Oregon.
September 27. Great Oregon Fall Beach Cleanup. Help scour Oregon's beaches and rivers. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Florence, Oregon. Www.solve.org.
Lodging in Florence - Florence Dining, Restaurants
Ongoing in Yachats:
Every First Thursday of the Month – Yachats Big Band, at the Yachats Commons. Couples, families and singles are invited to dance to the Big Band Classics of Glen Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and others. Alcohol- and smoke-free; light refreshments. 7 – 9 p.m. $5 donation for adults, kids free. Yachats Commons, at 441 N. Coast Hwy 101 (between 4th and 5th on Hwy 101) Yachats, Oregon. 541-265-2514.
Every Monday-Friday. Rec PLUS. After school activities for youth ages 6 and up, including gardening, science, arts & crafts, reading, ping pong, pool, Wii, board games, homework help, guitar lessons, baking and more. 3:45-6 p.m. Recreation PLUS. 441 Hwy 101 N. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3565.
Nightly. Live music at the Drift Inn Restaurant and Pub. Live music from 6:30-9 p.m. 124 Hwy 101. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-4477.
Every Tuesday. Salsa class. Community welcome, beginners to advanced. 6:30 p.m. Yachats Commons. 441 Hwy 101 N. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3565.
Every Wednesday. Rhythm Weavers Drumming. 7-9 p.m. Yachats Commons Meeting Room #3. 441 Hwy 101 N. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3565.
Every Thursday. Indoor Park. A playgroup for children 0-6 and their caregivers to take advantage of educational and stimulating activity stations. 12:30-2 p.m. Yachats Commons Meeting Room #4. 441 Hwy 101 N. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3565.
Every Thursday. Open Mic Variety Show. Musicians, singers, poets, performing artists of all kinds. 6-8 p.m. Ona. 131 Hwy 101 N. Yachats, Oregon.
Every Sunday. Film Series: “Dance, Movement, and Bodies.” The aesthetic and everyday creative possibilities of dance and movement will be shown in range of classic and highly innovative films on dance, movement, and bodies. 2-4 p.m. Yachats Commons Meeting Room #3. 441 Hwy 101 N. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3565.
Every Saturday. Live music at the Yachats Underground Pub. 125 Ocean View Dr. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-4600.
Everu Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 7 am to 9 am. Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, S end of the Waldport Bridge. Waldport, Oregon. 541-563-2002.
Every Wednesday. Rhythm Weavers Drumming. 7-9 p.m. Yachats Commons Meeting Room #3. 441 Hwy 101 N. Yachats, Oregon.
August 23. Oregon Coast Gravel Epic. An endurance event that showcases the raw beauty of ancient Siuslaw National Forests and some of its seriously stout hills. At 73 miles long with 10,000 ft of climbing the Abomination route more than lives up to its name . While the Son of Abomination is shorter at 37 miles, it is still physically demanding with 5,000 ft of climbing. Waldport and Yachats. www.oregontriplecrown.com.
August 24. Yachats River Valley Farm Tour. Free and open to the public. Meet "up the river folks" who are using their land to raise anything from llamas to edible flowers. Visit up to seven farms, survey the operations and purchase locally produced products, including honey, vegetables, herbs and more. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Yachats River Valley Rd, Yachats, Oregon.
August 30. Labor Day Pie and Ice Cream Social. Each slice is a generous 6th of a pie and costs $3. Add a scoop of ice cream for an additional fifty cents. A variety of beverages will also be sold. 11 am - 3 pm. Yachats Ladies Club House, W 3rd & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon. (541) 547-3205.
August 31. All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast. Breakfast includes eggs to order, pancakes, ham, sausage and coffee. Bring the entire family and join the fun! Donations will be accepted. All proceeds go to support local nonprofit organizations. 7:30 - 11:30 am. Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac, Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-5171.
September 13-14. Sky Candy, Yachats Kite Festival. This is a joyous historic festival (reintroduced in 2011) and chock full of activities that are fun for all ages. These include kite demonstrations, contests, public kite-flying, and endless food and drink. There will also be several professional kite fliers as well as giant kite fliers. Yachats Ocean Rd State Park. Yachats, Oregon.
September 27. Great Oregon Fall Beach Cleanup. Help scour Oregon's beaches and rivers. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Yachats, Oregon. Www.solve.org.
Ongoing Exhibit: Shipwrecks on Oregon's Coast. An exhibit on shipwrecks along Oregon's coast with photographs and objects. Tuesday through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Burrows House Museum. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-7509. www.oregoncoasthistory.org/
Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Traditional high tea at the Grand Victorian. High tea includes a pot of tea, savories, scones, Devonshire cream and desserts. Noon-5:30 p.m. $15. 105 N.W. Coast St. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-4490 or 800-784-9936.
Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Giant Pacific Octopus. Go behind the scenes on a popular encounter to shake an octopus’ hand … er, suckers. Learn about the exciting life of one of the most intelligent invertebrates on this planet. Noon-1 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
Every Saturday. Behind the Scenes Tours at the Aquarium. See how to vacuum in the water, make food for 500-pound sea lion and what it looks like above the Passages of the Deep. $10 members, $15 nonmembers. 1-1:30 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
Whale Watch Center, Depoe Bay. Join state officials at the Depoe Bay seawall for help in spotting whales. Hwy 101, Depoe Bay, Oregon. www.whalespoken.org
Every Saturday May – October. Newport Farmer's Market. Over 60 Vendors offer an array of seasonal produce, art, fresh flowers, nursery plants, jewelry, photography, hot food, fresh pastries, honey, salsas, coffee, crafts and live music . 9am-1pm. Newport City Call, South Lawn, Hwy 101 & Angle Street, Newport, Oregon, https://www.newportfarmersmarket.org/home.html
Every Friday. Traditional high tea at the Grand Victorian. High tea includes a pot of tea, savories, scones, Devonshire cream and desserts. Noon-5:30 p.m. $15. 105 N.W. Coast St. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-4490 or 800-784-9936.
August 23. Buccaneer Rampage Mud & Obstacle Race. A number of challenging obstacles spread out over a 5k course full of muddy, steep terrain. Competitors will have to brave everything from mud crawls, puddle jumps, rope walls and more – while dressed as pirates. 11 a.m. Newport Municipal Airport. 135 SE 84th St. Newport, Oregon. www.buccaneerrampage.com/ 541-574-5453.
August 28 – September 1. Rogue Labor Day Garage Sale. This weekend, get your Rogue lagers, stouts and ales in kegs, bottles and growlers as well as t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, glassware and other Rogue goods while saving some money. Garage sales will be taking place at all rogue pubs and locations: Rogue Ales Brewer's on the Bay, Rogue Ales Bayfront Public House, Rogue Ales Public House Eugene, Rogue Ales Pearl District, Rogue Hall, Issaquah Brewhouse, Rogue Ales Public House San Francisco, Rogue Farms Hopyard and Rogue Public House Astoria. You can also come to The Green Door. Newport, Oregon. http://rogue.com/events
September 5. Book Release Reception honoring Donald A. Davis. This biography about Don Davis, "The Kid From Valsetz," was written by Deborah H. Trusty and published by Dancing Moon Press. It is the culmination of five years of research and interviews that chronicle the early life of Donald A. Davis who grew up in the tiny mill town of Valsetz, Oregon, and who ended up serving as City Manager of Newport from 1962 to 1991. 2 p.m. Free. Newport City Hall. 169 SW Coast Highway. Newport, Oregon.
September 20. Indian Style Salmon Bake at Depoe Bay City Park. Come enjoy a delicious Indian style salmon bake. 541-765-2889 or visit Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce.
September 27. Great Oregon Fall Beach Cleanup. Help scour Oregon's beaches and rivers. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Newport, Oregon. Www.solve.org.
Every Thursday-Sunday. Walking tour: A Walk Back in Time. Take a tour of Lincoln City’s historic Taft District via the North Lincoln County Historical Museum. 1:30 p.m. 4907 U.S. Hwy 101 Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-6614. www.northlincolncountyhistoricalmuseum.org.
Through December 15. Coastal Curiosities Exhibit at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum. Explore the odd and curious on the Oregon coast. Hwy 101 541-996-6614
Ongoing: Live Music and Karaoke at Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. Something musical almost every night of the week. Times differ. Call for schedule. Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-4976.
September 19 – 20. Tunes in the Dunes Ukelele Concert. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
September 19. In Concert: Trace Adkins at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. 8pm. N. end of Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-CHINOOK.
September 19. Free Clamming Clinic with local expert Bill Lackner. Clinic begins with a 3:30 p.m. lecture on clam digging at Driftwood Public Library followed by a field trip to Siletz Bay to dig for clams. Driftwood Public Library. Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. Call Bill at 541-265-5847.
September 19. Photo Workshop at Connie Hansen Gardens. All day photo workshop with local photographer Bob Gibson. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-6338
September 20. Poetry Workshop with Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears. 2 p.m. Free. Driftwood Public Library. Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. Call Kristen 541-996-1251.
September 20. Fall Plant Sale at the Connie Hansen Garden. Lincoln City, Oregon. 503-812-6392.
September 20. Cascadia Opera Concert at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
September 20. Help Preserve Cascade Head Trail in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. Help maintain this magnificent trail for future generations at this weekend work party. Tasks include removing invasive blackberry. Contact Debbie to register at 541-994-5564 or the Nature Conservancy at 503-802-8100. Cascade Head, just north of Lincoln City.
September 21. Outdoor Farmers & Crafters Market at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
September 21. Poetry Reading with Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears. 3 p.m. Admission: Free. Driftwood Public Library. Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1251.
September 22. Fall Labyrinth Walk. 4 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-921-0546.
September 25 – 28. Celebration of Honor Red, White & Blue Glass Float Drop 50 red, white & blue glass floats will be hidden along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches as part of the Celebration of Honor, weather and ocean conditions permitting. Throughout Lincoln City. 800-452-2151, 541-996-1274.
September 27. SOLVE Fall Beach Cleanup. Lincoln City needs your help to keep Oregon beaches clean. Local cleanup sites include: D River Wayside, SW 51st Street, Chinook Winds, and Road’s End State Park. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lincoln City, Oregon. 503-844-9571 x317 or register at SOLVE Fall Beach Cleanup.
September 27 – 28. Special Glass Art Drop of 50 sand dollars or crabs along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches, weather and ocean conditions permitting. Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-452-2151, 541-996-1274.
September 28. Outdoor Farmers & Crafters Market at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
September 29. In Concert: A Moving Sound (from Taiwan). 7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
October 4. Hands-on Hands-on Autumn Supper Cost: $55, includes meal and wine. Call Chef Sharon Wiest. Oregon Coast Culinary Center, Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.
October 4 – 5. Fall Kite Festival at D-River State Wayside. Dozens and dozens of creative constructs. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1274, 800-452-2151.
October 4. Artober Brewfest at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
October 4. Oktoberfest Dinner at St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church. 3 p.m. Adults: $8.00, Children (under age 6): $4.00. 1226 SW 13th St, in Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-8793.
October 4 – 5. Special Glass Art Drop of 50 sand dollars or crabs along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches, weather and ocean conditions permitting. Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-452-2151, 541-996-1274.
October 5. Outdoor Farmers & Crafters Market at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
October 11. AAUW Home Tours. AAUW invites you to explore architecturally distinctive homes in the exclusive Salishan hills. Tours depart from 10 am – 3 pm at the Salishan Pro Shop in Gleneden Beach. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 on Tour day. Proceeds fund college scholarships and 3rd grade dictionaries. For more info or to purchase tickets in advance call Carol at 541-994-2737. Gleneden Beach, Oregon, just south of Lincoln City.
Third Sunday of Every Month. Artful Breakfast. Year-round fundraiser 3rd Sunday of every month Bay City Arts Center. Breakfast prepared and served by BCAC Board and artists. Hours: 8 a.m. - noon. 5th and A in Bay City, Oregon. 503-377-9620 or 842-7013.
Open Everyday: Rockaway Beach, Oregon Chamber. Find local info, publications and details. Look for the big red caboose in the middle of town. 103 1st Street, Rockaway Beach, Oregon. (503) 355-8108. Rockaway Beach Oregon Chamber.
Every Wednesday. Clog Dancing. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Rockaway Beach Community Center. 2310 U.S. Hwy 101. Rockaway Beach, Oregon. rockawaybeach.net.
Every Thursday. Line Dancing. Rockaway Beach Community Center. 2310 U.S. Hwy 101. Rockaway Beach, Oregon. rockawaybeach.net.
Special Train Rides, Rockaway Beach, various dates. Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Wheeler, Oregon to Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 503-842-7972. Oregon Coast Senic Railroad.
Ongoing. Special Dinner Events at Pelican Pub & Brewery. 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-7007. www.pelicanbrewery.com.
Every Friday. Beginner Square Dance Lessons. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. Eagles Lodge. 209 Stillwell Ave. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-322-3819 or 503-812-4050.
Every Saturday. Bingo. Sponsored by the Lions Club. 6 p.m. Rockaway Beach Lions Club. 268 S. Anchor St. Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 503-355-2199.
Every Friday Night. Stimulus After Hours. Live music from 6pm – 8pm, Stimulus Espresso Café, 33105 Cape Kiwanda Dr, Pacific City, Oregon
Every Monday through Friday. Summer Children's' Activities. City Park at Rockaway Beach, Oregon.
Every Friday. Friday Night Bonfires. What better way to celebrate summertime. Beach at the main Wayside in the center of Rockaway Beach, Oregon.
August 22 – 23. Oregon Tuna Classic. Two days of hard working fishermen catching all that they can to help the local food bank. There will be Big Fish Friday and the main competition on Saturday followed by the awards BBQ. Old Mill Marina, Garibaldi, Oregon.
August 30. Race of Champions. 9 a.m. Ocean's Edge Wayside. Rockaway Beach, Oregon.
August 31. Garibaldi Lions Fish Fry. Noon to 5 p.m. Old Mill Marina located at 210 S. 3rd Street in Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-0322.
August 31. Old Fashioned Carnival. Noon to 5 p.m. City Park. Throughout Rockaway Beach, Oregon.
September 5, 6 & 7. Blowsion Surfslam. For three days, the world's greatest Watercraft Freeriders and racers will descend once again on Pacific City, for this year's top US PWC surf event which combines the second round of the IFWA Freeride World Championship Tour with the IJSBA Freeride World Cup and Motosurf Western Championship. Tierra Del Mar, just north of Pacific City. BlowsionSurfSlam.com
September 19, 20 & 21. Annual Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic. Pacific City, Oregon.CapeKiwandaLongboardClassic.com
September 27. Great Oregon Fall Beach Cleanup. Help scour Oregon's beaches and rivers. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Rockaway Beach, Pacific City, Oceanside, Garibaldi, Oregon. www.solve.org.
LIVE MUSIC AT SAN DUNE TAVERN, Manzanita. Call for schedule. Laneda Ave. (503) 368-5080.www.sandunepub.com
Special Rides, various dates. Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Wheeler, Oregon to Rockawau Beach, Oregon. 503-842-7972. Oregon Coast Senic Railroad.
Every Monday. Knitting Group. 1-4 p.m. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Monday. Evening Meditation. 5-5:45 p.m. Center for Contemplative Arts. Underhill Plaza. Manzanita Ave. at Division. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-6227.
Every Tuesday. Great Discussions Group. 1-3 p.m. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Tuesday and Thursday. Clay Art Open Studio. Artists of all ages who are interested in working with clay are encouraged to visit. Tuesday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday 5-8 p.m. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.
Every Tuesday and Saturday. Community Garden. 10 a.m.-noon. Alder Creek Farm. At the end of Underhill Lane. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Wednesday. Sketching Group. 9:30-11 a.m. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Wednesday. Writing Lounge. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.
Every Wednesday. Movie Night. 6 p.m. Rising Star Café. 92 Rorvik St. Wheeler, Oregon.
Every Saturday. Manzanita Pace Setters. 7:30-8 a.m. Spa Manzanita. 144 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon.
Every Saturday. Storytime for Children. 11 a.m.-noon. Manzanita Library. 571 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-6665.
Every Saturday. Reading Shakespeare. 10 a.m.-noon. North Coast Recreation District. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Sunday. Life Drawing. This is an opportunity to practice drawing the human figure with a live model in a supportive and engaged atmosphere. The studio fee is $15 for the three hours and any experience level can join in. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Hoffman House Studios Drawing Room. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.
Every Sunday. Radio Controlled Helicopters. 1-3 p.m. North Coast Recreation District Gym. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Friday. Manzanita Farmers Market @ Kamali Realty Parking Lot. It will run every Friday through September 19. The market features fresh produce, flowers, handmade products and food. Live music is also on tap. 5 pm. Manzanita, Oregon.
Every Saturday. Storytime for children at the Manzanita Library. For details on attending or to volunteer as a reader, please call the Manzanita branch at 503-368-6665. 11 a.m. Manzanita, Oregon.
August 30. Labor Day Weekend Party at Nehalem Bay Winery. Music, wine, food, all-ages. Nehalem Bay Winery, 34965 Hwy 53, between Wheeler and Nehalem. 503-368-9463.
August 30. North Coast Fest for Peace. Music, crafts, food and beer garden are all part of North Coast Peace Fest set for Labor Day weekend, All day. Wheeler Waterfront Park.
September 13. Muttzanita Festival. Get your pooches ready for the 6th Annual Muttzanita Festival/ Featuring a pet parade, Chuckit toss, fun contests and much more for your four-legged friends.11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3436.
September 13. Wave Steppers Square Dance Club. A night of square dancing. Beginning at 7:00 pm at the Garibaldi City Hall. Meet new friends while enjoying a fun night of entertainment. 6th & Acacia, Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-3819.
September 27. Great Oregon Fall Beach Cleanup. Help scour Oregon's beaches and rivers. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Manzanita, Oregon. Www.solve.org.
Or see the Seaside, Cannon Beach Events Calendar page
Various Mornings (low tides). Haystack Rock Awareness Program. Weather and tide permitting, staffers can be found on the beach throughout the year and on most low-tide mornings. Bird stations and spotting scopes, display tanks with microscopes, brochures and naturalists/interpreters. On the beach, by Haystack Rock. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-8060.
Seaside Downtown Art Walk, Every First Saturday. Follow the red balloons to entertainment and art shows at various downtown businesses. 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. 503-738-6391 www.seasidechamber.com
Every Day: Seaside Aquarium. Open every day of the week. Feed seals, see all manner of sea life. Seaside Aquarium. Seaside, Oregon. www.seasideaquarium.com 503-738-6211.
Every Saturday. Wine Tasting. $5. The Wine Shack. 124 N Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. 503-436-1100.
August 17. Discover the Mill Ponds: Family Fun NCLC. Katie Voelke and Melyssa Graeper lead you around the Mill Ponds in Seaside for a morning of exploration and adventure. Use nets and buckets to find out more about the abundant life in this beautiful coastal pond. This is a great program for kids of all ages. It starts at 11 a.m. Cost is free for the Summer on the Land series, but you must register ahead of time at www.nclctrust.org. (503) 738-9126
August 20. Dune Geology Walk: Summer on the Land NCLC, running from 10 a.m. to noon. You meet at the Yeon Property, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, near Warrenton. Local geologist Tom Horning takes you for a walk on well-established trails beneath a canopy of pines. Cost is free for the Summer on the Land series, but you must register ahead of time at www.nclctrust.org. (503) 738-9126
August 22. Guided Canoe Adventure to Seaside, through the Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District. 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Don't forget to bring some sunscreen, water bottle and a camera. Cost is $30 and $20 for residents. Meet in the lobby at Sunset Pool, 1140 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-3311. www.sunsetempire.com
August 22. Live Music: Denise Drake. Enjoy the Americana guitar and vocals of Denise Drake. Free. 6 pm. To 9 p.m. Finn's Fish House. 227 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. Reserve by calling (503) 738-8330.
August 23. Hood to Coast Relay Finish Line, Seaside Turnaround. Hood To Coast is 199 miles long stretching from Mt. Hood to the Oregon coast. The 2014 event will include 12,600 runners and 3,600 volunteers. HTC began in 1982 with 8 teams and has filled the team cap on the opening day of registration for the last 16 years straight. Hood to Coast Awards: 9:30 am on Sunday, August 24. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-5586
August 27. Hot Rod Classic Charity Golf Tournament. The SDDA and Seaside Kids, Inc. host a Golf Tournament to benefit the local kids and downtown Seaside at Gearhart Golf Links. 11 a.m. Cost is $150 per person, which includes a cart, 18 holes of golf, and dinner. Extra diners are $50 each. 1157 N Marion Ave. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 717-1914. www.seasidedowntown.com
August 28. Book Signing: Brian Ratty. His book, Destination Astoria begins in 1809, as businessman John Jacob Astor wants to send an overland expedition to the mouth of the Columbia River. 7 p.m. Seaside Public Library. 1131 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-6742. www.seasidelibrary.org
August 31. Feis Na Mara Irish Dance Competition. Dancers will compete in dances called reels, jigs, and hornpipes. Opening ceremony will begin at 8 a.m. followed by competitions for most of the day. The final awards will be at 4 p.m. Seaside Civic and Convention Center. 415 1st Ave. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-8585. www.seasideconvention.com.
September 4 – 7. Seaside Wheels & Waves. Seaside's annual Wheels & Waves car show is coming to town. Put on your walking shoes and get your cameras ready. Spectators can expect unique builder and street cars from 1965 and older. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-RODS. Www.seasidedowntown.com
September 7. Skipanon Forest Paddle: Summer on the Land NCLC. Canoes, paddles and lifejackets are provided. Some canoeing experience recommended, but not required for this outing. 1 p.m. Cost is free for the Summer on the Land series, but you must register ahead of time at www.nclctrust.org. (503) 738-9126
September 27. Great Oregon Fall Beach Cleanup. Help scour Oregon's beaches and rivers. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Seaside, Oregon. Www.solve.org.
September 27. Great Oregon Fall Beach Cleanup. Help scour Oregon's beaches and rivers. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cannon Beach, Oregon. Www.solve.org.
Every Saturday: Ballroom Dancing and Salsa Dancing. Mini-lessons possible. $7 at door. 8 – 10 p.m. Fellowship Hall. 11th and Harrison. Astoria, Oregon. www.astoriaartsandmovement.com
Every Saturday. Wine tasting. 1-4 p.m. The Cellar on 10th. 1004 Marine Dr. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-6600. www.thecellaron10th.com.
Every Saturday. Yoga for charity. The intention behind the class is to come together as one inspired and strong yoga community. Expect an all-level yoga class that will get you strong, supple and rejuvenated. 5 p.m. $5 suggested donation goes to a local charity. RiversZen Yoga Center. 399 31st St. Astoria, Oregon. 503-440-3554.
Every Friday. Trivia Night. $2. 7 p.m. Baked Alaska Dining Room, Bar & Pizzeria. One 12th St. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-7414.
Through September 13. Live Theater: Shanghaied in Astoria. Famed and riotous local production. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening. 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be procured online by going to www.astorstreetoprycompany.com or by calling the Shanghaied Ticket Hotline at (503) 325-6104. Astor Street Opry Company. 129 West Bond St. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-6104. www.astorstreetoprycompany.com
August 23 and 24. Introduction to Rope Splicing Class: Barbey Maritime Center. Participants will learn the basics of rope splicing. By the class’s completion students will be able to splice an eye, do a back splice, and short-splice in three-strand manila. Tuition for the class is $30 for members and $50 for non-members with a materials cost of $10. 9 a.m. 1792 Marine Drive. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-2323. www.crmm.org
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