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Oregon Coast Fall 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.
October 17 and 18. Williams & Ree - The Indian and the White Guy. Musical comedy duo. 8 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the second night. Tickets 14.99 and 19.99 Three Rivers Casino & Hotel. 5647 Oregon 126, Florence, Oregon. (541) 997-7529.
October 24. Celebrating the Central Oregon Coast. Join the Oregon Parks & Recreation Dept. in their celebration of the beauty of the central Oregon Coast. Enjoy local artwork, and participate in one of their many community8-led classes and performances. 4 p.m. Historic Cleawox Lodge at Honeyman State Park. Florence, Oregon.
October 26. She Loves Me Not. Musical comedy, with book, music, and lyrics by the Oregon Coast's own Milo Graamans. Director Carl Miller presented Milo's original work as a reader's theater musical, a stylistic first for this area. The script features warm and witty dialogue, approachable and honest characters, and the music is filled with catchy melodies, harmonies and some surprises along the way. 2 pm – 4 pm. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541.997.1994.
October 31. Halloween Happenings at Three Rivers Casino. Kick off the spookiest day of the year with a Kids' Carnival in the Event Center featuring plenty of treats and two bouncy houses to work off that sugar high. For adults, all the action takes place in Aces Sports Bar & Lounge starting at 8:00 p.m. with live music by Amy Clawson and Coltrane. 2 p.m.
November 7 and 8. BOSTYX/Kenny Metcalf as Elton John. Tribute bands. Tickets $14.99 and $19.99. Three Rivers Casino & Hotel. 5647 Oregon 126, Florence, Oregon. (541) 997-7529.
November 7, 8 9, 16. LRP's Les Miserables. The Last Resort Players are currently preparing for their fall musical, Les Miserables, which will be on the main stage at the FEC during two weekends in November. 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person, available on line or at the Events Center box office. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541.997.1994.
November 11. Florence Veterans Day Parade. 1 p.m. Old Town Florence. Florence, Oregon. Three Rivers Casino & Hotel. 5647 Oregon 126, Florence, Oregon. (541) 997-7529.
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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 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.
October 17-19. 15th Annual Yachats Village Mushroom Fest. Experience delectable wild forest mushroom cuisine, culinary markets, cooking demonstrations, wine and beer tasting, and live music. Educators give talks, lead mushroom walks, and provide exhibits and workshops. Advance reservations for a few of the Saturday workshops as well as the weekend's guided walks will be available online. Friday 5 pm - Sunday 5 pm. Around Yachats, Oregon and at Cape Perpetua. 800-929-0477.
November 2. Salmon in the Trees. This presentation by award winning photographer Amy Gulick will include slides and lecture about life in the Tongass Rain Forest in Alaska. Fringing the coastal panhandle of Alaska and covering thousands of islands in the Alexander Archipelago, the Tongass is one of the rarest ecosystems on earth. 2 pm. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th. Yachats, Oregon. 541-961-6695.
November 14-16. 13th Annual Yachats Celtic Music Festival. Experience a lively blend of foot-tapping Celtic music, humor, scrumptious food, and performances by graceful dancers. For this 13th Anniversary of the Festival acclaimed performers from the old countries will mix harmoniously with home grown American masters to fill the Village of Yachats with traditional (and not so traditional) Celtic music. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th St. Yachats, Oregon. 800-929-0477.
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.
October 11. Broom Bust with OMSI. Help OMSI get rid of invasive Scotch Broom on the grounds of its future facility in South Beach. Join OMSI staff for a site tour and work party at the site of the future marine science camp. 9 a.m. SW Anchor Way. Newport, Oregon (in the South Beach district). To participate, please register through the SOLVE web site at www.solv.org.
October 14. Literary Flicks - The Great Gatsby. This 1974 film, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic 1925 novel, was adapted for the screen by Francis Ford Coppola. 6:30 pm. Newport Public Library. 35 NW Nye St., Newport, Oregon. newportoregon.gov/dept/lib/literaryflicks.asp
October 18. Newport Municipal Airport Grand Re-Opening. Ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Airplane displays, flight Club displays, live Music by Revolving Door, food, Paper Airplane Contest. Newport Municipal Airport. 135 SE 84th St. Newport, Oregon. http://newportoregon.gov/dept/onp/
October 18. Octopus Day. A day of “Octo-centric” activities. At 1 p.m.: feeding the resident red octopus (Octopus rubescens). Do you know the differences between a squid and an octopus? Dr. Hanshumaker is conducting a side-by-side dissection of a giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) and a large clubhook squid (Moroteuthis robusta) at 1:30. There will be octopus and other cephalopod videos shown continuously in the Hennings Auditorium. The winners of the coloring contest will receive the beaks from the octopus and squid. Hatfield Marine Science Center. 2030 Marine Science Dr. Newport, Oregon (South Beach).
October 25. Trick or Treat MONSTER FEET - 5K & Kids Fun Run. Cash prizes for overall winners and best dressed judged by our local Rotarian costume experts. The kids fun run and 5K walkers begin at 10:30 am. South Beach Rogue Brewery. Fees involved. 2122 SE Marine Science Drive, South Beach. Newport, Oregon. 541-265-8801.
November 1. 14th Annual Oyster Cloyster Festival. Elegant evening of fine food and music. Clam chowder, platters of tantalizing appetizers, luscious desserts and rich coffee, plus, a no-host bar featuring select Oregon wines and micro brews, all make the Oyster Cloyster an unsurpassed coastal event. Proceeds from the event benefit both the Oregon Coast Community College's Aquarium Science Program as well as the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 6 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd. Newport, Oregon. 541.867.3474 or 541.265.8801
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.
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
First Two Weekends in October. Special Glass Art Drop of 50 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.
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.
October 8. Residents’ Show & Tell at the Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. Event begins at 6 p.m. Three Rocks Road, at Cascade Head, just north of Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-5485.
October 8 – 9. Clay Open Studio at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Projects include sculpture, functional ware, and Raku. For those with experience, instruction also includes basic throwing on the pottery wheel. 2 to 4:30pm on Wednesday, 6 to 8:30pm on Thursday. Ages 16 and up. Cost is $45 plus materials. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
October 9. Dark and Stormy Nights series begins at the Driftwood Public Library with mystery author Ron Lovell at 4 p.m. Admission: free. Driftwood Public Library. Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. Call Bill at 541-265-5847.
October 10. Ben & Caroline Brooks Ceramic Art Exhibit Opening Reception at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 5:00-7:00 p.m. Exhibit goes through November 10. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
October 11. AAUW Home Tours AAUW. 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, just south of Lincoln City.
October 11. Wild Mushroom Cook-Off. Free admission at the door with tasting-sized portions available for a small fee. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.. Call Chef Sharon Wiest. Oregon Coast Culinary Center, Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.
October 11 – 12. The Wheel of Fortune Wheel Mobile is back at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Enter to be a contestant on America’s #1 game show. Northern end of Lincoln City, Oregon. 888-CHINOOK
October 11. The Wild Geocache Chase begins at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 10 a.m and continues on a journey through Lincoln City’s open spaces with the finale at the Jennifer Sears Glass Studio at 4 p.m. Throughout Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1224.
October 12. 20th Anniversary Tea at the Connie Hansen Garden. 2 – 4 p.m. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-6338.
October 12. Losing My Religion: Confessions of a New Age Refugee with Seth Lepore at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Tickets: $14 in advance, $15 at door. 7 p.m. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
October 15 – 16. Clay Open Studio at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 2 to 4:30pm on Wednesday, 6 to 8:30pm on Thursday. Ages 16 and up. Cost is $45 plus materials. Projects include sculpture, functional ware, and Raku. For those with experience, instruction also includes basic throwing on the pottery wheel. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
October 16. Dark and Stormy Nights series continues at the Driftwood Public Library with historical mystery author S.L. Stoner at 4 p.m. Admission: free. Driftwood Public Library. Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. Call Bill at 541-265-5847.
October 16 - November 8. The Man with a Plastic Sandwich live play at Theatre West at 8 p.m. Thursday – Saturday. Cost: Adults $12, $10 Seniors 62 and up and Students over 12, $8 Children 12 & under. Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-5663.
October 17. 2014 Hit Musical Comedy “She Loves Me Not” by Oregon Coast playwright Milo Graamans. 7:30 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
October 17. Friday Night Clay. Looking for something fun and relaxing to do on a Friday night? Get creative with clay in this one night course at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Participants learn the basics of hand-building while having fun in our relaxed classroom environment. Ages 12 and up. Cost $15. 575-621-2634 or email@example.com. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
October 18. Oktoberfest! Demo at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Cost: $55, meal and drinks included. Call Chef Sharon Wiest. Oregon Coast Culinary Center, Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.
October 18. Finders Keepers on the Beach Begins – Weather and ocean conditions permitting. Every day colorful hand-blown glass floats are placed on the beach. If you find a float, bring it to the Lincoln City Visitors Center at 540 NE Hwy 101 to receive your certificate of authenticity and a biography of the artist who made the float. Throughout Lincoln City, Oregon. 800-452-2151 or 541-996-1274.
October 23. Dark and Stormy Nights series continues at the Driftwood Public Library with mystery author Warren Easley at 4 p.m. Admission: free. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1242.
October 23. Jason Andrews’ “Timeless Magic” an all-new magic show for the whole family at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 7 p.m. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
October 25. Lincoln Pops Big Band Dance Concert at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
October 29 – 30. Clay Open Studio at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 2 to 4:30pm on Wednesday, 6 to 8:30pm on Thursday. Ages 16 and up. Cost is $45 plus materials. Projects include sculpture, functional ware, and Raku. For those with experience, instruction also includes basic throwing on the pottery wheel. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. (541) 994-9994.
October 30. Dark and Stormy Nights series concludes at the Driftwood Public Library with mystery author Lisa Alber at 4 p.m. Admission: free. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1242.
October 31. Trick-or-Treat Tanger Style at Tanger Outlet Center in Lincoln City. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. or until the candy runs out. This event is for children under the age of 12. On Highway 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-5000
October 31. Chamber of Horrors Halloween Party at the Eventuary. 60 SW Fleet Avenue. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-3070 www.lcchamber.com.
October 31. Halloween Party at the Snug Harbor Bar and Grill. Costume contests, prizes, drink specials and SKARAOKEE. 9 p.m. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-4976.
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 Weekend in October. Clamming Clinics at Harborview Inn & RV Park. Let the staff at Harborview Inn & RV Park show you the ropes on how to clam. Clamming tides are after dark so come prepared with headlamps, flashlights, lanterns and a sense of adventure. Harborview Inn & RV Park, 302 S. 7th St., Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-3251.
October 10 – 12. Lumpy Waters Symposium. More than 100 kayakers are expected for a real learning opportunity. Reknowned instructors and avid paddlers. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-392-4340 regon.
October 10 – 12. TAPA presents "True West. " This dynamic, darkly funny play by iconic actor-writer Sam Shepard is a tale of brotherly love and competition, Hollywood producers and stolen toasters. Barn Community Playhouse, 12th & Ivy, Tillamook, Oregon. For tickets please call Diamond Art Jewelers 503-842-7940.
October 13. Garibaldi Museum Presents: "The Starving Artist Art Sale." Discounted art will be for sale for the whole month of October. Please help feed our local artists and get yourself a great deal. For more information please call 503-322-8411 or stop by the Garibaldi Museum. Garibaldi, Oregon.
October 19, 20 and 25, 26. and 31. Kilchis River Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch. 5-acre corn maze, $5 maze entrance fee, lots of u-pick pumpkins, kids maze, hay rides, smartphone games and trivia. Times: Saturdays Noon to 9 pm, Sundays noon to 5 pm. Haunted Maze Halloween NIght, Oct. 31st, dusk to 10 pm, $7 fee. Bring your flashlights and boots if rainy. 9455 Kilchis River Rd. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-815-3762.
October 31. Haunted House at the Fairview Grange. Haunted house, 6 to 10 p.m., Fairview Grange, $3 per person. Contact Eric Sappington, (503) 842-8940. Fairview Grange, Third Street, Tillamook, Oregon.
October 31. Holiday Harvest Festival. 6 – 8 pm. Community Church. Rockaway Beach, Oregon.
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.
October 11. CARTM's 3rd Annual Trashion Show/Upcycle Party. Popular, creative fundraiser for CARTM continues to push the boundaries of what materials can be upcycled into. Trashion Show will showcase creative decor, most of which will be borrowed from CARTM's Refindery for the occasion. DJ Loud Glass. Tickets are $20 adults 7 $10 children 12 and under or $25 at the door. Only 150 tickets are available. 7 pm . NCRD Auditorium in Nehalem, Oregon. 503-368-7746.
October 12. Live Music: Molly's Revenge. A Celtic outfit of enormous grace and power. 6 p.m. Cost is $15-$20. Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda Ave, Manzanita, starting at but early discounts are at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/704121, or call 800-838-3006
October 18. Manzanita Writer Series features Cari Luna reading from her book The Revolution of Every Day. 7 p.m. Luna's novel tells the story of a colony of squatters, people priced out of the rental market, who stake claims on abandoned tenements in lower Manhattan and create a thriving community in the mid-nineties. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.
October 24. Friday Night Flicks. The Great Northwest, a 70-minute experimental documentary based on the re-creation of a 3,200 mile road-trip made in 1958 by four Seattle women who thoroughly documented their journey in an elaborate scrapbook of photos, postcards, and brochures. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.
October 25. Illuminated Journaling Workshop features Susan Long. Learn to combine images, color, drawings and words to meaningful questions posed about your life. Beginners and accomplished artists alike will find the workshop helpful in connecting with both your playful and your wiser self. 10 am - 3 pm. $50 tuition includes a large spiral journal and art supplies plus and optional follow up session Saturday, November 15th. To register, email Tela Skinner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.org.
October 24 and 25. "Wild Mushrooms with Ida” presentation and field hike offered by the Lower Nehalem Community Trust. The two-part series, led by ecologist and fungi enthusiast Ida Gianopulos, will take place Friday evening, October 24 and Saturday morning, October 25. To enroll in the workshop, or for more information about the workshop, membership or Trust activities call (503) 368-3203, email email@example.com or visit www.nehalemtrust.org. Beehive, 35870 Highway 101 in downtown Nehalem
October 30. The Press Gang. Irish trio. The trio from Maine plays dance music from the New England and Celtic tradition, but breathes a unique life-force into the melodies. 7 pm - 10 pm. Tickets are $15. Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. hoffmanblog.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.
Until October 25. Live Theater: Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare. This romantic comedy is the intriguing tale of twins, Sebastian and Viola, who are separated by a storm at sea and shipwrecked on the shores of the ancient kingdom of Ilyria. 108 N Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 436-1242. www.coastertheatre.com
October 10. Star Wars Comes to the Library. Seaside Public Library hosts the Cloud City Garrison of the Star Wars Imperial Costuming Club. Have your photo taken with an Ewok, a Wookie, or a Storm Trooper. May the "Force" be with you. 1 p.m. 1131 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-6742. www.seasidelibrary.org
October 11. Sunset Beach Home & Chef Tour. 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Six beautiful homes will be toured and food will be served from the Astoria Golf & Country Club, Beach Burrito, Maggie's, Twisted Fish, Gearhart Grocery and Tora Sushi. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased now through the event day at Holly McHone Jewelers or Columbia Bank in Astoria, Warrenton or Seaside. Tickets will only be available at the tour homes on the day of the event. (503) 738-2672. www.assistanceleaguecp.org
October 11 and 12. Beach Blanket Bash. Live music, a BBQ contest, and the Brews, Tees & Q Golf Tournament. 7 p.m. McMenamins Sand Trap Pub. 1157 N Marion Ave. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 717-8159. www.mcmenamins.com
October 14. Seaside Kids Annual Sausage and Pancake Feed. Enjoy some breakfast for dinner. Seaside Kids, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to providing healthy, wholesome activity to the youth of the community. You can help them in their mission during one of their popular fundraisers. 5 p.m. Adult $7. Senior $5 (62 and over). Kids $5 (12 and under). Family $20. Seaside Civic and Convention Center. 415 1st Ave. Seaside, Oregon. http://www.seasidekidsinc.org/
October 17. Live Music: Bruce Smith & The Boda Boyz. 7 pm to 9 pm. This event is free and open to all ages. McMenamins Sand Trap Pub. 1157 N Marion Ave. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 717-8159. www.mcmenamins.com
October 17. Rock'n Swim: Sunset Empire Parks & Recreation District. Lots of music plus lots of water equals lots of fun! Swim to music while enjoying floaties, fun noodles, and much more. 7 p.m. Cost is $2.00 for residents and $3.00 for non-residents. Sunset Pool. 1140 Broadway
October 18. Written in the Sand: Seaside Authors Event. Meet regional authors at the 3rd Annual Seaside Authors event at Beach Books in Seaside. Wine and cheese will be served and local authors will be reading from their books and signing copies. 1 p.m. Beach Books. 616 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-3500. www.beachbooks37.com
October 24. Sittin Seagulls McMenamins Golf Championship. In the spirit of Caddyshack, enjoy antics and prizes. Friday at noon is a trick shot demo, followed by shotgun start at 1 pm, then dinner and live music by Rod Whaley from 7 pm to 9 pm to top off the day. The price for golf is $75 in advance, all inclusive. Gearhart Golf Links. 1157 N Marion Ave. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 717-8159. www.mcmenamins.com
October 24 and 25. Seaside Sashay. Registration begins at 5 p.m. on the first day and the dance is from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday's event will also include a craft fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Seaside Civic and Convention Center. Seamist Room. 415 1st Ave. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 325-8109. www.hayshakers.org
October 25. Sunset Thriller. The haunted house is held at the Sunset Pool from 6 pm to 9 pm. For ages 7 and up. The event is free for pass holders, annual, monthly or 3-month passes or for those making a two can donation to the South Clatsop County Food Bank. For all others it’s $2 at the door (under 3 is free). 5 p.m. Sunset Pool. Highway 101, Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-3311. www.sunsetempire.com
October 25. Fall The Fall Fun Fest Carnival includes a cakewalk, carnival games, cookies and punch, music and a costume contest. The event is free for pass holders, annual, monthly or 3-month passes or for those making a two can donation to the South Clatsop County Food Bank. For all others it’s $2 at the door (under 3 is free). 5 p.m. The Fall Fun Fest Carnival will be held at the Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A. Seaside, Oregon. www.sunsetempire.com (503) 738-3311.
October 30. Lunch in the Loft: Susan Winkler. Portland author Susan Winkler will join us in the loft to discuss her novel Portrait of a Woman in White. As Nazi forces march toward Paris. Lili Rosenswig's wealthy and eccentric family is ensconced in their country chateau with their sumptuous collection of arts and antiques. 12 p.m. Cost: $20 includes copy of Portrait of a Woman in White and catered lunch. Beach Books. 616 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-3500. www.beachbooks37.com
October 31. Halloween Dance Party at McMenamin's. Dance party in Livingstone’s with the live Rockabilly, Roots, Soul and Blues of The Twangshifters. 7 p.m. All ages. McMenamins Sand Trap Pub. 1157 N Marion Ave. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 717-8159. www.mcmenamins.com
October 31. Seaside's Halloween Happenin's. On Halloween, the streets are filled with ghosts, cowboys, princesses, super heroes, vampires and more as the downtown merchants provide goodies for trick-or-treaters. Inside the Carousel Mall, the costumed children (and adults, too) have their pictures taken by Flash from the Past Old Time Photo with an opportunity to purchase. All of the pictures are then displayed on seaside-sun.com and the public is invited to vote for their favorite one. The three pictures with the most votes win prizes donated by downtown merchants. Seaside, Oregon. http://www.seasidedowntown.com. (503) 717-1914
November 1. Seaside First Saturday Art Walk. Each month, galleries and businesses in Seaside and Gearhart welcome locals and visitors to Seaside's First Saturday Art Walk. Some venues open earlier or later, so you can make a day of it. 5 – 7 p.m. Throughout Seaside, Oregon and Gearhart. Seaside, Oregon.(503) 738-8899. firstname.lastname@example.org
November 7 – 9. Stormy Weather Arts Festival in Cannon Beach. This regional favorite festival features three days of arts events, receptions, and exhibitions by local and prominent regional artists in the galleries and all around town. Friday night: Art in Action, where professional artists are in the spotlight, demonstrating their techniques in painting, sculpture or other media. Finished works will be for sale at the event and a silent auction. Saturday: musicians performing throughout town as galleries host artist receptions and demonstrations. Cooper and the Jam at Coaster Theatre. Tickets for the Art in Action are $55 each or $99 for two; and concert tickets for Cooper and the Jam are $35. Tickets will be available online soon. For more information, visit the Cannon Beach Chamber website at www.cannonbeach.org. 503) 436-2623
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.
October 10. The Great Columbia Crossing 10K Run/Walk. 33 years now. Experience the glory as you trek across the Columbia River during this unique opportunity to walk/run across the Megler Bridge. The 10k offers a scenic adventure on a fairly flat road with one very steep incline to the peak of the bridge, the longest continuous truss bridge in North America.This popular run offers not only a challenge, but plenty of celebration afterward. Enjoy live music and an awards ceremony. Shuttle pick up at the Port of Astoria. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-6311. www.greatcolumbiacrossing.com
October 12. Wild Mushroom Hike: Fort Stevens State Park. Free foraging lessons for mushroom hunting. Learn to spot edibles such as Oyster mushrooms, King Boletes and Lobster mushrooms as well as how to recognize the dangerous varieties. Park rangers, who have been trained in mushroom identification will lead the one mile round-trip tour. They recommend dressing for the weather and bringing a pocket knife for collection. Meet at Battery Russell at 1 p.m.. Warrenton, Oregon. (503) 861-3170. www.oregonstateparks.org
October 16. Documentary Screening: The Unknown Sea. Nature Matters presents an evening of music, film and focus on the waters and cultural history of the Salish Sea. The event is free, open to the public, and will take place in the Fort George’s Lovell Building showroom. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for those wanting to purchase dinner or beverages before the event. Fort George Brewery. 1483 Duane St. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 861-4421
October 19. In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: Roger Wendlick. Called Lost in the Fog, November 7, 1805. Mr. Wendlick will present an enlightening program about the Corps of Discovery's November 1805 arrival near the Columbia River Estuary. His talk will correct errors of Lewis and Clark Expedition history commonly taught in schools and published in books. Come early and look at many copies of original maps of the lower Columbia River. 1 p.m. Lewis and Clark Visitor's Center in the Netul River Room. Fort Clatsop. 92343 Fort Clatsop Rd. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 861-2471. www.nps.gov
October 20. Wild Mushroom Hike: Fort Stevens State Park. Free foraging lessons for mushroom hunting. Learn to spot edibles such as Oyster mushrooms, King Boletes and Lobster mushrooms as well as how to recognize the dangerous varieties. Park rangers, who have been trained in mushroom identification will lead the one mile round-trip tour. They recommend dressing for the weather and bringing a pocket knife for collection. Meet at Battery Russell at 1 p.m.. Warrenton, Oregon. (503) 861-3170. www.oregonstateparks.org
October 26. North Coast Symphonic Band: Tales of the Supernatural. Be prepared for tales of ghosts, spirits and the supernatural along with unexplainable music that will make you shiver and wonder. This Halloween style party of music is for adults and kids of all ages who enjoy good entertainment with a bit of fun. Come in costume, if you like. 1:30 p.m. $15; students are $7, defined as 18 and under. The Liberty Theater. 1203 Commercial St. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-8108. www.liberty-theater.org
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