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Oregon Coast Calendar of Events: Live music, theater, outdoor events and festivals. Covering 180 miles of Oregon coast events: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Wadport, Yachats & Florence.

 

 

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ONGOING EVENTS (Live music)

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.

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FLORENCE

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.

December 27 – January 3. Whale Watch Week, Florence. "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitors spot gray whales during the winter migration. Near Florence,sites are Heceta Head, Cape Perpetua. www.whalespoken.org.

December 31. New Year's Eve Parties, Three Rivers Casino. High Street Band 8 pm – 1 am in the event center. Amy Clawson & Coltrane 9 pm – 1:30 am in Aces. Three Rivers Casino. 5647 Oregon 126, Florence, Oregon. (541) 997-7529.

January 10. Jacob Weber Concert. 18-year-old aspiring country singer/songwriter from Morton, Washington. 7 p.m. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541.997.1994.

January 17 and 18. 13th Annual Winter Folk Festival. Includes headliner Tom Paxton. Tom has become a voice of his generation, addressing issues of injustice and inhumanity, laying bare the absurdities of modern culture and celebrating the tenderest bonds of family, friends, and community. Also Marie Josee Lord. Tickets available at www.eventcenter.org - $30 adults; $10 youth (under 18). Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541.997.1994.

 

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YACHATS / WALDPORT EVENTS

Ongoing in Yachats:

Upscale yet casual dining, with massive windows to a raging surf. Tidal Raves specializes in seafood and more. Varied menu caters to different tastes and budget.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. .

December 27 – January 3. Whale Watch Week, Yachats. "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitors spot gray whales during the winter migration. Near Yachats, ,sites are Heceta Head, Cape Perpetua. www.whalespoken.org.

New Year's Eve in Yachats. Dining and bar celebrations include the Drift Inn, Ona's and Yachats Underground Pub & Grub.

January 1. New Year's Peace Walk. 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 and to collect a commemorative Peace Hike button. Meet at the Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th St. Yachats, Oregon. 541.547.3640.

January 17 – 18. 4th Annual Yachats Agate Festival. 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. 10 am - 4 pm, Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th. Yachats, Oregon. 541.547.3640.

January 24. Hurtin' for a Curtin' (stage production). Fundraiser to purchase new stage curtains for the Yachats Commons. Stay tuned for more info on a great night of entertainment. In the meantime, you can help by purchasing raffle tickets. Yachats Commons Auditorium, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. 541-563-7642.

January 31. Yachats Lions Annual Crab Feed. All you can eat crab with garlic bread, cole slaw, baked beans, and choice of coffee or soda. 12:30 p.m. seating and 4 p.m. seating. The $35/per person tickets are available by mail: Yachats Lions Crab Feed, P.O. Box 66, Yachats, OR 97498. By phone call Kevin or Peggy, 541-563-5629. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th. Yachats, Oregon.

 

 

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NEWPORT, DEPOE BAY EVENTS

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Suites, duplex units, houses for 2-8 people. Close to everything. All units w/ kitchens; many have fireplaces, decks, jetted tubs. Robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities and more. Award-winning flowers. Featured on Travel Channel.

Luxury condo-style rooms overlook the ocean from a dramatic cliff top, resulting in constantly wowing views. Some have more than one bedroom, and some sleep as many as six. Sliding glass doors allow you to step outside and get a little closer. Each suite contains a separate bedroom, full kitchen,

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


Upscale yet casual dining, with massive windows to a raging surf. Tidal Raves specializes in seafood and more. Varied menu caters to different tastes and budget.

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.

December 6. Lighted Boat Parade. Dozens of local boats decorated with festive lights parade along the historic bayfront. 5 p.m. Newport, Oregon. www.newportchamber.org

December 6. Whale of a Chrismas in Depoe Bay. Amidst festive decorations and carolers, the Depoe Bay Christmas tree is lit. Depoe Bay, Oregon. 541 765-2889.

December 9. Literary Flicks - The Secret Garden. 1993 film based on the 1910 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It tells the story of ten year old Mary Lennox, an orphan who is sent to Misselthwaite Manor, a bleak English mansion owned by her uncle. 6:30 pm. Newport Public Library. 35 NW Nye St., Newport, Oregon.

December 10. 19th Annual Festival of Trees. Beautifully decorated trees, entertainment, visits with Santa, and special events all create a festive environment. 2 to 8 p.m. Enjoy carolers and refreshments as you meander among a forest of beautifully decorated trees. Suggested donation is $2 for children, $5 for adults, and $10 for a family. Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn. Hwy 101. Newport, Oregon. 541-574-1810.

December 13. Victorian Holiday at Yaquina Head. Parlor games, traditional Victorian crafts, musical performances, holiday treats, old-fashioned caroling, hot chocolate and decorating the tree. Get a discount at the gift shop for your holiday shopping. 10 a.m. Free. Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. 750 Lighthouse Dr., Newport, Oregon.

December 13. Holiday Gala and Auction. 5:30 to 10 p.m. By reservation only. Savor the champagne social as you peruse the silent auction table to the music of the Bringetto Jazz Orchestra. Delight in a scrumptious buffet featuring prime rib, roasted salmon, and potato gnocchi before bidding on trees, experiences, and art during the live auction. $95 per person on or before December 1; $115 after that date. Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn. Hwy 101. Newport, Oregon. 541-574-1810.

December 14. Family Fun Day and visit from Santa. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s play time. Create at craft tables, enjoy student performances, visit Santa, and be merry at an event that is all about the kids. Suggested donation is $2 for children, $5 for adults, and $10 for a family. Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn. Hwy 101. Newport, Oregon. 541-574-1810.

December 16 and 17. Pink Martini Special Benefit Concert
. This house jazz band gone hipster-classical has a large and devoted national following. Led by Thomas Lauderdale at the piano, Pink Martini has performed in many countries across several continents, bringing a better and more diverse vision of American life and music to the world. With Lauderdale’s interest in politics, the group often performs at fundraisers for various causes. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available to the general public for $55. Newport Sympony Orchestra. 777 W Olive St. Newport, Oregon. newportsymphony.org. 541) 265-ARTS.

December 20. Yaquina Bay Lighthouse Christmas Open House. Holiday festivities at the historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse. Activities for kids, storytelling and music. Noon. Admission is free. Yaquina Bay State Park, Newport, Oregon. 541-574-3129

December 27 – January 3. Whale Watch Week, Newport. "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitors spot gray whales during the winter migration. In Newport sites are Cape Foulweather, Nye Beach, Yaquina Head. www.whalespoken.org.

 

 

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EVENTS IN LINCOLN CITY

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Front door access to kayaking, fishing on your own private dock. Each unit uniquely decorated. Affordable family-oriented rooms to luxurious, cozy rooms for romantic getaways. All come with fireplace, microwave, fridge, TV with DVD player, free movie rentals and coffee maker (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, apple cider). Some suites w/ hot tub spas, with in-room massages available. Highway 101, 580 Marine, Wheeler, Oregon. 503-368-5858. 800-469-3204.

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

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 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.

December 27 – 28. Special Holiday Glass Art Drop of 100 hand-crafted glass art pieces – floats, sand dollars or crabs – along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches. Weather and ocean conditions permitting. Throughout Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-452-2151, 541-996-1274, www.oregoncoast.org.

December 27 - January 17. Sorry, Wrong Chimney, live play at Theatre West. 8 p.m. Thursday - Saturday. Cost: Adults $12, $10 Seniors 62 and up and Students over 12, $8 Children 12 and under. Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-5663.

December 28. Indoor Farmers Market at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Homegrown, home-baked, and handcrafted treats. 10 am to 3 pm. 540 NE Hwy. 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.

December 27 – January 3. Whale Watch Week, Lincoln City. "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitors spot gray whales during the winter migration. In Lincoln City: top floor of Inn at Spanish Head. Nearby: Numerous spots around Depoe Bay. www.whalespoken.org.

January 4. Indoor Farmers Market at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Homegrown, home-baked, and handcrafted treats. 10 am to 3 pm. 540 NE Hwy. 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.

January 4. Oregon Legacy Literary Series: Christine McKinley. Author will read from their latest novel and do book signings. 3 pm. Free. Driftwood Library. Highway 101. Lincoln City, Oregon.

January 9 – 10. Comedy on the Coast at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. 8 pm. 21 and over. Lincoln City, Oregon. For tickets call 1-888-MAIN-ACT.

January 10. Hands-on Healthy Seafood Cookery. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost: $55. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.

January 10. Residents’ Show & Tell. Event begins at 1 p.m. Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. Three Rocks Road, just north of Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-5485.

January 10. Beth Willis Rock Band live at Roadhouse 101. 9 pm. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-7729

January 11. Indoor Farmers Market at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Homegrown, home-baked, and handcrafted treats. 10 am to 3 pm. 540 NE Hwy. 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.

January 11. Oregon Legacy Literary Series: Smith Henderson. 3 pm. Author will read from their latest novel and do book signings. Free admission. Driftwood Library. Lincoln City, Oregon.

January 17. Pacific Rim Demo class. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost: $55. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.

January 18 – 19. Special Holiday Glass Art Drop of 100 hand-crafted glass art pieces – floats, sand dollars or crabs – along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches. Weather and ocean conditions permitting. Throughout Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-452-2151, 541-996-1274, www.oregoncoast.org.

January 18. Indoor Farmers Market at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Homegrown, home-baked, and handcrafted treats. 10 am to 3 pm. 540 NE Hwy. 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.

January 18. Oregon Legacy Literary Series: Steve McQuiddy. 3 pm. Author will read from their latest novel and do book signings. Free admission. Driftwood Library. Lincoln City, Oregon.

January 24. Hands-on Pasta Workshop class. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost: $55. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.

January 24. Phamous Phaces live at Roadhouse 101. 9 pm. Highway 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-7729.

January 25. Murder Mystery Dinner at the Wine Cellar @ the Eventuary. 7 pm. $25 per person. Proceeds go to local non-profits. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-3070.

January 25. Indoor Farmers Market at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Homegrown, home-baked, and handcrafted treats. 10 am to 3 pm. 540 NE Hwy. 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.

January 25. Oregon Legacy Literary Series: Scott Nadelson. 3 pm. Author will read from their latest novel and do book signings. Free admission. Driftwood Library. Lincoln City, Oregon.

January 28. Residents’ Show & Tell. Event begins at 1 p.m. Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. Three Rocks Road, just north of Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-5485.

January 30 – 31. Willie Nelson in concert at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Tickets $50 – $65, 16 and older. Lincoln City, Oregon. 888-CHINOOK.

January 31. Hands-on Winter Soup Class. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost: $55. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.

January 31. Weekender Concert Series: La Vie En Rose with Siri Vik. 7 pm. For tickets call 541-994-9994. Lincoln City Cultural Center. Lincoln City, Oregon.

 

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PACIFIC CITY, OCEANSIDE, TILLAMOOK, ROCKAWAY EVENTS

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All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly

Front door access to kayaking, fishing on your own private dock. Each unit uniquely decorated. Affordable family-oriented rooms to luxurious, cozy rooms for romantic getaways. All come with fireplace, microwave, fridge, TV with DVD player, free movie rentals and coffee maker (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, apple cider). Some suites w/ hot tub spas, with in-room massages available. Highway 101, 580 Marine, Wheeler, Oregon. 503-368-5858. 800-469-3204.

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 Evening. Naturally Oregon Dinner at the Pelican. Starting at 5pm the Pelican will have a limited dinner entree that uses the freshest local ingredients available to them on that day. 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-7007. www.pelicanbrewery.com.

December 27 – January 3. Whale Watch Week, Tillamook County. "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitors spot gray whales during the winter migration. Sites here are Cape Kiwanda, Cape Meares, Neahkahnie Mountain. www.whalespoken.org.

January 9. Local artist Eric Sappington will be performing from 4 pm to 6 pm. Stimulus Cafe. Pacific City, Oregon.

January 10, 11 and 18. Crabbing Clinic. How to Crab in the Bays. Cost is $25 per person and you will need to have your license. Crab pots will be provided along with how to crab and cook, clean your crab. To register please call 503-322-3251. Harborview Inn & RV Park. 302 S. 7th St. Garibaldi, Oregon.

January 23, 24. APA presents "The Lion in Winter." A dysfunctional family of the 12th century King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine maneuver against each other to position their favorite son in line for succession. Told in marvelously articulate language with humor that bristles and burns, this stage play has become a touchstone of today's theater scene. Tickets maybe purchased at Diamond Art Jewelers 503-842-7940. Friday & Saturday shows begin at 7:00 pm/Sunday shows begin at 2 pm. The Barn Community Playhouse, 12th & Ivy, Tillamook, Oregon.

January 24. Winter Brewers Dinner. The Winter Brewers Dinner - SALT - will be held in Pacific City, in collaboration with Jacobsen Salt Company from Netarts Bay, Oregon. The menu will consist of unique items using artisanal salts in varying forms and fashions paired with some of Pelican's finest craft ales. $75 per dinner; does not include gratuity. 6:30 p.m. 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-7007. www.pelicanbrewery.com.

 

 

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EVENTS IN WHEELER, NEHALEM, MANZANITA

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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.

December 27 – January 3. Whale Watch Week, Tillamook County. "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitors spot gray whales during the winter migration. Sites here are Cape Kiwanda, Cape Meares, Neahkahnie Mountain. www.whalespoken.org.

January 1. Neahkahnie Mountain Hike. Start at Short Sands and hike south to the trail head. 9 a.m. Wrap up in time for the Manzanita polar plunge. Just north of Manzanita, Oregon.

January 1. Annual Polar Plunge at Manzanita Beach. Celebrate the New Year with a brisk plunge in the ocean. Meet at Manzanita Beach off Laneda and share a swim with friends and neighbors. 11 a.m. Manzanita, Oregon.

 

Sunset Vacation Rentals. About 70 homes to choose from in north Oregon coast hotspots like Manzanita, Neah-Kah-Nie, Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach and the secretive Falcon Cove. These beauties sleep anywhere from two to 20 and many are pet friendly. Cozy bungalows to large homes with vaulted ceilings – beach funk to cutting edge. Huge array of amenities, such as vintage appliances, woodstove, DSL, wraparound deck, fireplace, soaker tub or wet bar and more – depending on home. 186 Laneda Ave., Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-7969. 800-883-7784. www.ssvr.com.

 

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EVENTS IN CANNON BEACH, SEASIDE

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60 vacation homes to choose from, all in Cannon Beach or Arch Cape. Massive, grandiose homes with historic character to brand new; even condos near beach. All oceanfront or very close. Sleep as many as 12. Highlights include garden areas, clawfoot tub, hot tubs, decks, a solarium and maybe even an electric organ. Some homes are in a condo complex w/ swimming pool. Some pet friendly.

Suites, duplex units, houses for 2-8 people. Close to everything. All units w/ kitchens; many have fireplaces, decks, jetted tubs. Robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities and more. Award-winning flowers. Featured on Travel Channel.

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.

December 20. Gingerbread Tea at Butterfield Cottage. Homemade gingerbread with a variety of teas, hot spiced cider and hot chocolate while being entertained by live music and Christmas displays of gingerbread houses and decorations. Raffle tickets. 1 p.m. 570 Necanicum Dr. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-7065. www.seasidemuseum.org.

December 27 – January 3. Whale Watch Week, Cannon Beach. "Whale Spoken Here" sites help visitors spot gray whales during the winter migration. In Cannon Beach there is Ecola State Park. Nearby: Neahkahnie Mountain overlooks near Manzanita. www.whalespoken.org.

December 31. Masquerade Bowl on New Year's Eve. Family-friendly fun. Free masks are available while supplies last. Enjoy a large traditional pizza for $20.15 while you watch the ball drop in New York at 9 pm. Gearhart Bowl is open at 11 am that day, but the party starts at 6: pm and goes until 1 am. 3518 Highway 101 N. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 738-5333. www.gearhartbowl.com

December 31. New Year's Eve at Gearhart Hotel. The fun starts at 9:00pm with a 21 and over show in Livingstone's by Billy D & The Hoodoos. 1157 N Marion Ave. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 717-8159. www.mcmenamins.com

January 2. Live Music: Cedar Teeth. Five-piece band hailing from the Cascade foothills of Colton, Oregon. For over five years, the fellas have been working together in a shed at the edge of an ancient forest, crafting a sound that blends rough and rusty rock'n'roll with lyrical American roots. 7 p.m. McMenamins Sand Trap Pub. 1157 N Marion Ave. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 717-8150. www.mcmenamins.com

January 3. Seaside's Treasure the Beach Cleanup. Monthly cleanups take place the first Saturday of each month. Cleanup crews meet at the beach behind Seashore Inn on the Beach (60 N. Prom in Seaside) at 9 am. Seaside, Oregon.

January 14. Haystack Lecture Series: Charlie Plybon. This month, Charlie Plybon, Oregon Field Manager, Surfrider Foundation presents, "A Rising Tide: Coping with a Changing Coast." 7 p.m. Free. 131 N. Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. http://www.friendsofhaystackrock.org

January 30 to February 21. Night Mother by Marsha Norman. Theater production. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize – this eloquent and ultimately shattering play explores the final moments in the life a woman who has decided that life is no longer worth living. Ticket prices vary. 7:30 p.m. 108 N Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-1242 www.coastertheatre.com

 

 

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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

January 1. Fort Stevens First Day Hike. Hikers meet at 10: am at the Battery Russell parking area for a ranger-led, moderate 1.25-mile hike highlighting the park's military history. Jetty Road. Hammond, Oregon. (503) 861-3170
http://www.oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=thingstodo.calendar

January 1. Science on Tap. Science on Tap, in partnership with Fort George Brewery, is a Columbia River Maritime Museum program introducing maritime science, history, and technology in an informal setting. This program is free and open to the public; minors are allowed with adult. Doors open at 6:00 pm, the presentation begins at 7:00 pm at Fort George Brewery - Lovell Building. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Seating is limited. 1483 Duane Street, Astoria, Oregon. 503.325.7468.

December 31. New Year's Eve Masquerade Party. This two-part festive evening begins at the Liberty Theater at 7 pm with a social hour, a no host bar and silent auction followed with a dinner buffet by the Silver Salmon Grille. Following the dinner, the After Party begins at 9:00pm where fun and games ensue, including a DJ spinning vinyl, a casino den, adult beverages and snacks, and a photo booth. $100 per person or $650 per table of eight guests. 1203 Commercial St. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-2203. www.newyearseveonthecoast.com/

 

 

 

 

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