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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.
September 5 - 6. September Holiday Market Art & Craft Show. Stained glass artwork quilts, wood turning, beadwork. 10 a.m. Three Rivers Casino & Resort. Florence, Oregon. 541-892-8014.
September 11 – 13. Rods n' Rhodies Invitational Car Show. Bright green, candy apple red and shiny turquoise are colors you will see on the vehicles in the 8th annual show. Participant registration takes place on Friday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.; the showing of cars takes place on Bay Street in historic Old Town Saturday from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. until noon. Historic Old Town Florence, Oregon.
September 19. Wine Tasting and Dinner Special. Wine tasting and dinner special featuring Chef RJ Shores and Oregon's "Owen Roe" Winery and Vineyards. $95 couple $55 Ind. includes gratuity. 6 p.m. Sandpines Golf Course. Florence, Oregon. 541-997-4623 Ex 106.
September 25 – 26. Festival of Books. Keynote speaker Jane Kirkpatrick on the 25th. New York Times best-selling author Jane Kirkpatrick has penned 27 books, most based on the lives of actual historical women and a memoir, Homestead, about living on a remote ranch in Oregon for 27 years. Tickets are $8 advance and $10 at the door. 7 p.m. The 5th Annual Florence Festival of Books is a book fair for both authors and publishers. It opens Saturday, September 26, at 10 a.m. and continues until 4 p.m. Admission is free. Florence Events Center, Florence, Oregon. 541-997-1994.
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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 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 Sunday. Yachats Farmer's Market. Offers locally grown organic produce and plants and locally made natural crafts. Watch for special events in conjunction with the market. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. Yachats, Oregon. 541-961-3295.
August 28 – 30. Nunsensations – A Vegas Revue. Family comedy/musical, live theater. Tickets $15, available locally at Toad Hall, Touchstone Gallery, Ya-Hots Video Country Store, Waldport Video, and At The Door. Yachats Commons Auditorium, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-4121.
September 5. Labor Day Pie and Ice Cream Social. Each slice is a generous 6th of a pie and costs $3.50. 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 Clubhouse, W 3rd & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon.
September 5 – 6. Sky Candy – Yachats Kite Flying Weekend. An unorganized kite flying weekend for everyone. Bring your kites, picnics and beach blankets. Yachats Ocean Rd State Park. Yachats, Oregon.
September 6. Yachats Lion Pancake. All you can eat pancakes with eggs over easy, choice of sausage or ham, milk, tea or coffee. Donations will be accepted. All proceeds go to support local nonprofit organizations. 7:30 a.m. Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon.
September 11-13. Fall Blues Car Show and Shine. Registration check-in is Friday afternoon from 3-7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to Noon. After dinner there will be a dance with live music by the Purple Cats from 8 pm onward. 11 a.m. Held at the Yachats Inn.
September 11 - 20. Nunsensations – A Vegas Revue. Family comedy/musical, live theater. Tickets $15, available locally at Toad Hall, Touchstone Gallery, Ya-Hots Video Country Store, Waldport Video, and At The Door. Yachats Commons Auditorium, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-4121.
September 19. SOLVE Oregon Coast Fall Beach Cleanup. Come to the Yachats Visitors Center to register and pick up your bags. 10 am - 1 pm. 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 Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Giant Pacific Octopus. Explore the realm of the Giant Pacific Octopus and get a slimy handshake! The Octopus Encounter includes a behind-the-scenes tour and educational information about the care of this amazing invertebrate. Ages 8 and up. $35 members, $40 nonmembers. 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
Every Saturday and Sunday. Behind the Scenes Tours at the Aquarium. See how to vacuum in the water, make food for a 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.
Every Saturday and Sunday. Seal and Sea Lion Kisses. This is 20-30 minute experience including a behind-the-scenes look at our pinniped facility followed by a whiskery kiss from a sea lion or harbor seal and fun photo opportunities. Ages 8 and up. $35 members, $40 nonmembers. 2:15 – 3:00 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. Website here
Every Saturday 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 Hall, 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 26. Back to Art Classes- Beautiful Bubbles. For students Kindergarten-2nd Grade. In this class, explore the textures of different bubbles making unique prints and designs. 9:30 am. Newport Visual Art Center. 777 NW Beach Drive, Newport, Oregon.
September 3 – 7. 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. Brewers on the Bay. 2320 SE Marine Science Dr. Newport, Oregon. www.rogue.com/
September 4. Fish Smoking Workshop. All participants must register by Monday August 31st. The class fee is $20. 9 am. Lincoln County Extension Office. Yaquina Bay Road. Newport, Oregon. http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lincoln/. 541.574.6534.
September 5. Newport Superhero Run. Super fun family event. Run, walk or fly and don't forget your sidekick dog or super-baby. Includes a 5k and a Kids Fun Run. The Kids Run is about 1/2 mile long. Costumes are highly encouraged. 10 a.m. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W Olive St, Newport, Oregon. www.ardoradventures.com/superhero/
September 11. Tuna Canning Workshop. All participants must register by Monday September 7th. The class fee is $40 - Seafood lunch will be provided. 10 a.m. Lincoln County Extension Office. Yaquina Bay Road. Newport, Oregon. http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lincoln/. 541.574.6534.
September 19. SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup. Dress for rain or shine and wear sturdy shoes. SOLVE will provide bags and gloves. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bucket/bag and water bottle to help reduce plastic waste. All Oregon coast beaches, including Newport, Waldport, Depoe Bay. http://www.solveoregon.org
September 19. Bonnie Henderson presents The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast. Talk explores plate tectonics, the science of earthquakes and tsunamis generally, and the Cascadia Subduction Zone in particular. 2 p.m. Newport Public Library. 35 NW Nye St., Newport, Oregon. http://newportoregon.gov
September 26. Newport Symphony: Three Treats, season opener. Under the baton of music director Adam Flatt. Courtly Dances from Gloriana by Benjamin Britten; Franz Joseph Haydn s Symphony No. 87 in A Major; Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar. 7:30 p.m. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W Olive St, Newport, Oregon. newportsymphony.org/
October 2 – 4. 2015 Oregon Coast Jazz Party. Celebrate America's greatest art form with three days of live jazz and jazz education. Concerts at the Shilo Inn and Newport Performing Arts Center. Appearances by: Mike Wofford, John Clayton, Alvester Garnett, Mary Stallings, Bill Mays Invention Trio, Larry Fuller, Gary Smulyan, Kathie Thiroux, Gilbert Castellanos and more. Ticket prices and times vary. Newport, Oregon. www.coastarts.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.
Every Saturday. 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.
Through September 30. Oregon: 150 Years of Statehood; 150 Million Years in the Making. Explore how Oregon’s geology crafted its landscape and continues to shape the lives of its citizens. Free exhibit at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum Wednesdays through Sundays. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-6614.
August 23. Pancake Breakfast. 8 – 11 a.m. Adults $6, kids $3. Gleneden Beach Community Club, 110 Azalea Street, Gleneden Beach, Oregon.
August 26. GPS, Navigation, Compass Mapping. Wild Wednesdays for youth from 10-14 year olds, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, $20. Bring your day pack and go for wild adventures through the towering coastal headlands and deep into the daunting forests. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1224 to register.
August 27. Big Band Dance with the Lincoln Pops Orchestra. Come dance or just listen to the sounds of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Adults $6 and students $3. from 7:30 – 10 p.m. Gleneden Beach Community Club, 110 Azalea Street, Gleneden Beach, Oregon. 541-563-5067.
August 27. Gleneden Harvest Market. Thursdays from 1 - 6 p.m. Side Door Cafe, 6675 Gleneden Beach Loop Road in Gleneden Beach, Oregon.
August 29. Big Band Dance with the Lincoln Pops Orchestra. 7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-921-5745.
August 29. Free Beach Yoga at Roads End. 11 a.m. to noon. Bring a towel and a water bottle for this free beach yoga session led by Britt Canese. All levels welcome. Look for Humble Warrior on Facebook. 64th and Logan Road. Lincoln City, Oregon.
August 30. Lincoln City Farmers Market. All items are hand-made or home grown by the seller. This outdoor market is on Sundays from 9 a.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-921-5745.
August 30. Pancake Breakfast. 8 – 11 a.m. Adults $6, kids $3. Gleneden Beach Community Club, 110 Azalea Street, Gleneden Beach, Oregon.
September 2. Pete Olson concert. A singer/songwriter, originally from Lincoln City, who sings an assortment of honky-tonk, old-time rock & roll, and sweet, original love songs. 7 pm. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
September 5. Surf City Classic Car Show. Beer garden, live music, food and fun. Chinook Winds Casino. Lincoln City, Oregon.
September 7. Dog Swim. Bring your best friend. Well-behaved dogs of all sizes and breeds are welcome to swim in the pools before they shut down for fall maintenance. Suggested admission is a donation of dog food for the animal shelter. 3:45-4:30 PM at the Lincoln City Community Center pool. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-2131.
September 9. Clamming Clinic starting with a lecture at Driftwood Public Library (801 SW Hwy 101) followed by a trip to Siletz Bay to dig clams. 4 pm. Lincoln City, Oregon.
September 10. Men of Worth. Donnie McDonald of Scotland and James Keigher from Ireland come together and play eight different Celtic instruments with passion and humor. 7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
September 10. Mingle and Muse with Naturalist Langdon Cook at the Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, Mingling at 4:30 p.m. with light refreshments followed by a presentation at 5 p.m. Free. 56605 Sitka Drive. Near Cascade Head, close to Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-5485.
September 11 – 12. Lynyrd Skynyrd live. 8 pm. Tickets $61-$91. Reserve your seats by phone at 1-888-MAIN ACT (1-888-624-6228), in person at the Chinook Winds Box Office. Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Lincoln City, Oregon.
September 11. Late Summer Harvest Demo. 5 to 8 PM. Cost is $55 per person, includes meal and wine. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125 or visit www.oregoncoast.org.
September 12. Beach, Bacon and Brewfest. 10 am. Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-452-2151.
September 12. The Mountain Man Tells Tall Tales. Join storyteller Doug Force for tall tales and adventures from the American West. Admission by donation, with all proceeds benefiting LCCC children’s programs. 3 - 4 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
September 13. Redhead Roundup Talent Show.Need not be natural redhead. Under 21 Contest at 1 PM. Over 21 Contest at 4 p.m. September 10 deadline for entries. Snug Harbor Bar & Grill, 5001 SW Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-4945.
September 13. Lincoln City Farmers Market. All items are hand-made or home grown by the seller. This outdoor market is on Sundays from 9 a.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-921-5745.
September 18. Fruit Galette One-Hour Demo. Come, observe and enjoy the making of this rustic tart with seasonal fruit. Cost is $20 per person. 2 – 3 p.m. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125 or visit www.oregoncoast.org.
September 18. Taste of Lincoln City with the Lincoln City Chamber Ambassadors. Sample treats from Lincoln City restaurants, and dance to a live band at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 6 - 11 p.m. Lincoln City, Oregon. 503-956-0445.
September 19. Lincoln City 50th Celebration Parade. 10 a.m. along Highway 101, starting at the Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101 and ending at the Community Center, NE 22nd Street and Hwy 101. Community picnic to follow the parade at Kirtsis Park. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-7474.
September 19. SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup. Dress for rain or shine and wear sturdy shoes. SOLVE will provide bags and gloves. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bucket/bag and water bottle to help reduce plastic waste. All Oregon coast beaches, including Lincoln City. http://www.solveoregon.org
September 19. Fall Plant Sale. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-6338.
September 20. Paddle Trip at Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Trips are limited in size. Participants must supply their own kayak and PFD. Experienced paddlers only. Reservations recommended. 6 to 8 pm. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-270-0610.
September 20. Charity Golf Scramble at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort. This 20th Annual North Lincoln Hospital Foundation event benefits the scholarship fund for the Samaritan Early Learning Center. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Entry fee includes golf fees, cart, boxed lunch, and awards dinner. Gleneden Beach, Oregon (just south of Lincoln City). 541-996-7102 or visit www.samhealth.org/NLHFGOLF.
September 20. Lincoln City Farmers Market. All items are hand-made or home grown by the seller. This outdoor market is on Sundays from 9 a.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-921-5745.
September 22. Paddle Trip at Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Trips are limited in size. Participants must supply their own kayak and PFD. Experienced paddlers only. Reservations recommended. 6 to 8 pm. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-270-0610.
September 23. Clamming Clinic starting with a lecture at Driftwood Public Library (801 SW Hwy 101) followed by a trip to Siletz Bay to dig clams. 2 pm. Lincoln City, Oregon.
September 24 – 27. Annual Celebration of Honor, an event to honor active duty personnel, military veterans and their families. The event is once again sponsored by Chinook Winds Casino Resort and will feature the presentation of the Oregon Veteran’s Medal, the Field of Honor, and the rededication of the Veteran’s Memorial. During this weekend along the Lincoln City beaches there is a special glass float drop patriotic red, white and blue floats. Keep an eye out: You find it, you get to keep it. Lincoln City, Oregon.
September 24. Buffalo Field Campaign: Traveling Road Show. The BFC will share music, stories, video, and activism inspired by the Yellowstone bison and Native American musicians will be playing “indigenous funk.” 7 – 9 p.m. Lincoln City, Oregon.
September 26. Early Fall Demo. Cost is $55 per person, includes meal and wine. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125 or visit www.oregoncoast.org.
September 26. Wild Hog in the Woods. An Oregon string band that plays a wild mix of old-time, swing, sleaze-jazz, ragtime, blues and tin-pan alley tunes with honest verve and gusto. 7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
September 27. Lincoln City Sprint Triathlon. Race includes 500 meter pool swim, a 15.5K bike ride around the lake, and a 5K run. Register at the Community Center or online at www.getmeregistered.com. 8:30 AM at the Lincoln City Community Center. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-2131.
September 27. Lincoln City Farmers Market. All items are hand-made or home grown by the seller. This outdoor market is on Sundays from 9 a.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-921-5745.
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 Friday. Live Music: Garibaldi Jam. 10 to 15 bluegrass musicians play country western ditties, faves from the 40s and more. Admission by donation at the door. 6 p.m. 107 6th Street, Garibaldi, Oregon.
August 29. Bay City Pearl Festival. Parade at 11 am, live music from 10 am – 7 pm. Food, artists. Pioneer Museum will have a tour of Kilches Point at 10 am. Bay City, Oregon.
August 29 – 30. Tillamook Art on the Green. Two days of arts, crafts, antiques, food and entertainment. Blue Heron French Cheese Co., 2001 Blue Heron Dr. Tillamook, Oregon.
September 11 -13. Blowsion SurfSlam. Surf Slam will bring over 40 riders from around the world competing for a cash purse and points towards the IFWA World title and competing for the 5th Annual IJSBA Freeride World Cup. 8 a.m. Free to the public. Pacific City, Oregon.
September 18 - 20. 17th Annual Cape Kiwanda Longboard Classic. Competition starts at 8 am until 5 pm in 20 minute heats. Beer garden, dinner and music on the beach. Pacific City, Oregon. Ourlittlebeachtown.com.
October 17. Fall Brewers Dinner. The menu will consist of unique items paired with some of Pelican's finest craft ales, including some of its limited edition barrel-aged beers. 6:30 pm. $75 per dinner; does not include gratuity. Pelican Brewery, Pacific City, Oregon. 503.965.3674.
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 Saturday. Open Mic Night at Nehalem Beehive. Welcome to all storytellers, singers, actors, comedians. 3 p.m. Nehalem Beehive. 35870 7th Street. Nehalem, Oregon. 503-440-5038.
Every Sunday. Radio Controlled Helicopters. 1-3 p.m. North Coast Recreation District Gym. 36155 Ninth St. Nehalem, Oregon.
Every Night Through Labor Day Weekend. Evening programs at Nehalem Bay State Park run each night through Labor Day weekend. Programs are free, day pass required for parking, $5 without pass. 7:30 p.m. Free. Park Ampitheater. Nehalem Bay State Park. 9500 Sandpiper Lane, Nehalem, Oregon. 503-368-5943.
Through September 12. Words & Images Show. Final show of the Words and Images project. Gallery room and performance room for readings and/or music. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. (503) 368-3846.
September 11 and 12. 7th Annual “Muttzanita & Friends” Festival. Photos with your dog, vendor booths, special dog and human wine and beer events, costume contests and a pet parade. All day, various places at Manzanita, Oregon. http://muttzanita.com/
September 13. Manzanita Writers’ Series, Judith Barrington. Reads from her new poetry book, “The Conversation.” 2 p.m. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. (503) 368-3846
September 19. Manzanita Writer’s Series, Brian Benson. Reads from his book, “Going Somewhere: A Bicycle Journey Across America, a memoir.” 7 pm. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. (503) 368-3846
September 19. Annual Mudd Nick Foundation Golf Tournament. Annual weekend charity event! Saturday schedule; 9 and 18 hole team scramble, Manzanita Golf Course. Tee times start at approximately 7:30 am. Manzanita Golf Course. 908 Lakeview Drive. Manzanita, Oregon. www.muddnickfoundation.com
Every Saturday and Sunday in October. Nehalem River Fall Splendor Excursion. Scenic trip by train along the Nehalem River to view the changing of the seasons first hand. The scenery is breathtaking as the leaves change color and fall to earth as your roll along behind one of our historic diesel locomotives to Batterson. Wheeler Train Depot. 580 Marine Drive. Wheeler, Oregon. http://www.oregoncoastscenic.org/special-excursions/
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. The Wine Shack. 124 N Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. 503-436-1100.
Every Saturday. Group Coed Surf Lesson. Northwest Women's Surf Camps is hosting group coed surf lessons. Available for ages 13 to 70. Lessons are $139 per person and include a full day surf rental package and the lesson. Various locations around the north coast, including Cannon Beach and Seaside. (503) 440-5782. www.nwwomenssurfcamps.com
Through September 5. Live Theater: It Could Be Any One Of Us. In a windswept country house a family of artistic failures wrangles over a will: a detective who has never solved a case, a writer whose works have never been published, an artist who’s never shown a painting, a composer whose compositions have never been performed, and a dysfunctional teenager. Here are the prime ingredients for a murder mystery, but the victim is not who it should be, the murdered's identity changes overnight. 7:30 p.m. Coaster Theatre Playhouse. 108 N. Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-1242. http://www.coastertheatre.com
August 22. Blues at the Beach: A Free Event. Junk Belly with special guest the Boneyard Horns. The fun starts at 8 pm. All ages are welcome to this alcohol-free event. Seaside Civic and Convention Center. 415 1st Ave. Seaside, Oregon. http://www.helpinghandsreentry.org
August 28 Rock'n Swim: Sunset Pool. Enjoy the Rock' N music set to water with lights and plenty of fun at Sunset Pool beginning at 6:30pm. The cost is $3 or $2 with the resident discount. Those with punch cards or passes get in free. 1140 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-3311. www.sunsetempire.com
August 28. Guided Canoe Trip. Recreation leaders will provide canoeing fun along the river and upper estuary system near the Necanicum Confluence on Friday, August 28 from 12 pm to 3 pm. The rate is $30 or $20 with a resident discount. Register online. Sunset Pool, meet at lobby. 1140 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-3311. http://www.sunsetempire.com
August 29. Hood to Coast Relay Finish Line. The Hood To Coast Relay is 199 miles long stretching from Mt. Hood to the Oregon coast. The 2014 event included 12,600 runners and 3,600 volunteers, and the race grows every year. Seaside Beach at the Turnaround, Seaside, Oregon. www.hoodtocoastrelay.com/
September 2. Hot Rod Classic Charity Golf Tournament. A golf game is $135 and includes dinner and a ticket for the drawing. For dinner only the cost is $35. The dinner and auction will be held at the Seaside Convention Center, located at 415 1st Avenue in downtown Seaside. Starts at Gearhart Golf Links. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 717-1914. www.seasidedowntown.com.
September 5. Seaside's Treasure the Beach Cleanup. Monthly cleanups take place the first Saturday of each month. Cleanup crews meet on the Prom, West of the Seashore Inn on the Beach (60 N. Prom in Seaside) at 9 am. 60 N. Prom. Seaside, Oregon. email@example.com to register.
September 5. Guided Hiking Trip: Tillamook Head. Sunset Empire is offering guided hiking trips throughout the summer. Transportation will be provided. Hikers bring water, a snack, a camera, binoculars, and a walking stick if they need one. The cost is $20 with the resident discount and $25 for non-residents. 12 p.m. Register online. Meet at lobby of Sunset Pool. 1140 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-3311. www.sunsetempire.com
September 11 - 13. Seaside Wheels and Waves Car Show. Put on your walking shoes and get your cameras ready. Spectators can expect unique builder and street cars from 1965 and older. Events include Show 'n Shine and awards. Downtown Seaside, Oregon. (503) 717-1914. www.seasidedowntown.com.
September 19. 2015 Buddy Walk at the Beach. This annual walk to benefit Sammy's Place, a nature-centered respite community for people with special needs, will feature music, a parade, a t-shirt, fun and prizes. 9:30 am. Quatat Park. 493 Oceanway St. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 312-1378. www.sammysplace.info
September 19. SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup. Dress for rain or shine and wear sturdy shoes. SOLVE will provide bags and gloves. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bucket/bag and water bottle to help reduce plastic waste. All Oregon coast beaches, including Warrenton, Gearhart, Seaside and Cannon Beach. http://www.solveoregon.org
September 25 – October 24. Live Theater: Bell, Book and Candle. Gillian Holroyd is a modern witch who can cast spells and perform supernatural feats. After casting a spell on Shepherd Henderson, an unattached publisher, he falls head over heels in love with her at once and wants to marry her. Coaster Theatre Playhouse. 108 N. Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-1242. www.coastertheatre.com
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.
Every Saturday. Twinkle Tours at High Life Adventures. Eight zip lines, guides lead by lanterns, headlamps, bonfires, cocoa and cider. Admission is $99 for adults and $69 for youth. Reservations are required, make them by calling (503) 861-9875. 92111 High Life Road. Warrenton, Oregon. (503) 861-9875. www.highlife-adventures.com
Every Sunday. Astoria Sunday Market up to 200 vendors each week offering locally-made products that have been hand-crafted, grown, created or gathered by the farmers, craftspeople and artisans featured each week. In addition, the Market has a lively food court with regional entertainment making this the gathering place each Sunday for locals and visitors to the region. Live music. 10 a.m. 12th Street. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-1010. www.astoriasundaymarket.com
September 12. Race to the Bar. 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run. The run starts at 5:30pm at the Peter Iredale Shipwreck in Fort Stevens State Park. The cost is $40 and includes a shirt, Subway sandwich, and Ft. George beer. 5:30 p.m. Fort Stevens State Park, Peter Iredale Wreck. 100 Peter Iredale Road. Hammond, Oregon. (503) 298-9411. www.racetothebar.com
August 22. National Park Service's 99th Birthday Party at Netul Landing. National Park Service is 99 years old and Lewis and Clark National Historical Park is having a birthday party. There will be family fun activities, kids crafts and free canoe rides for age 5-yrs. old and up, along with music, face painting, painting lady bugs on rocks, an insect-catching contest, and free hamburgers, veggie burgers, chips, veggie snacks and beverages. Also, Lewis and Clark NHP will commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Fort Clatsop Replica builders. 11 a.m. 92343 Fort Clatsop Rd. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 861-2471. www.nps.gov/lewi
August 30. United States Air Force Band of the Golden West. The Commanders Jazz Ensemble, part of the US Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base California, is swinging into Astoria for a free concert. 4 p.m. Liberty Theater. 1203 Commercial St. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-5922. www.liberty-theater.org.
September 24 - 27. Pacific Northwest Brew Cup. Northwest beers on tap Friday through Sunday, along with live music, food vendors, and activities for the kiddos. Admission is free. To taste beer participants need a souvenir mug ($9 each) and tokens ($1 each). Barbey Center. 1792 Marine Drive. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 791-7940. www.pacificnorthwestbrewcup.com
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