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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.
February 7. Jazz Kings - "Avalon" - The Best of the 1920s. This year’s show gives a special nod to the many fantastic female vocalists of the period, including Helen Kane, Annette Hanshaw, Bessie Smith and Ida Cox. Tickets available at the Florence Events Center box office or online at www.eventcenter.org. - $26 adults/$13 students. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541.997.1994.
February 7. Crab Crack. Enjoy fresh Oregon Coast crab with all the trimmings including pasta, coleslaw, French bread, BJ’s ice cream, sodas and coffee. A no-host bar will be available. Tickets are $25 per person. 4 p.m Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541.997.1994.
February 13. SEA Metales M5 Brass. Called the best thing to come out of Mexico since tequila, Metales M5 Brass delivers a delightful blend of fine music, wry humor, non-stop interaction with the audience, high-energy showmanship, and their inimitable Latin American charm. 7 p.m. Tickets available at www.eventcenter.org - $30 adults; $10 youth (under 18) or call Florence Events Center 541-997-1994. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541.997.1994.
Saturday February 14. Valentine Dinner Dance. Included in the evening's festivities is a four-course gourmet dinner with choice of entree, either beef filet or chicken piccata. Dance to the music of Johnny Martin and his band. Premium seating tickets are $55 per person and general admission tickets are $49. Tickets available online at www.eventcenter.org or call 541-997-1994. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541.997.1994.
February 27. Yesterday - The Beatles Tribute. This tribute band will take the audience back in time as it performs all eras of Beatles music in their original key, wearing drainpipe trousers and playing authentic instruments. 7 p.m. Tickets are Adult $24, under 18 - $19 and are available online at www.eventcenter.org. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. Florence, Oregon. 541.997.1994.
March 20 – 22. Our Town, stage production. Our Town is a 1938 three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. Set in the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners, it tells the story of an average town's citizens in the early twentieth century as depicted through their everyday lives. 7 p.m. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince Street. 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 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. .
February 7. Yachats Big Band Jazz Concert. A special concert on February 7 with some combo tunes, some Dixieland, and some big band charts that they don't bring out for their regular dances. 7 p.m. Free. Yachats Commons Auditorium, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. Yachats, Oregon.
February 13. Little Sweetheart's Valentine's Dance. Yachats Youth & Family Activities Program is hosting their third annual child/adult family dance for little Valentines. Mother/Son, Father/Daughter or any couple combination of friends and family young and old. Yachats Commons Auditorium, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-4599.
February 14. Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony. Opportunity for couples to renew their vows in a group setting. Married and unmarried committed couples are invited to attend. There are two ceremonies, 12:00 Noon and 5:30pm, available this year. To register contact (541) 547-4547, (541) 547-3976. Little Log Church, W 3rd & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon.
February 14-17. Mardi Gras in Yachats. This event kicks off Saturday with Gumbo and other New Orleans-style food at village eateries, a starlight parade (weather permitting) and a family dance with the New Iberians Zydeco Blues Band.
March 13. Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra Winter Concert. Eclectic mix of light classical by Vaughn Williams, von Suppe, Darzins and Martin, arrangements of popular and show tunes by Gershwin, Porter, Mandel and Duke featuring Robin Devour on keyboard and accordion, and "Katchina Suite", an original composition by Charlie Perkins. Tickets are $10 for adults, (children and students free). Available at Mari's Books, Hwy 101 & W 3rd in Yachats, Newport Performing Arts Center, Umpqua Bank in Reedsport, and the Oregon Pacific Bank in Florence. Tickets will also be available at the door. 7 p.m. Yachats Community Presbyterian Church, 360 W 7th St. Yachats, Oregon.
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 Day. 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 Day. 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. $30 members, $35 nonmembers. 2:15 - 3 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.
February 7. Met Opera: The Merry Widow. Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman. $20 general, $17 senior, $10 student, available by calling 541-265-2787. Newport Performing Arts Center. 77 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. www.coastarts.org.
February 7. Hand Meet Puppet Workshop. Break from the mold of the ordinary and become a puppet. This informative and fun-filled workshop that will be taught by the very talented Cyn Wilkes. 2 p.m. Free. Newport Performing Arts Center. 77 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. www.coastarts.org. 541-265-2787.
February 8 and 9. Winter Film Series: Pride. A warm "feel-good" movie about U.K. gay activists who work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mine workers in the summer of 1984. Based on a true story that made history. Adults $7.50, Senior, Students, OCCA members $7. Newport Performing Arts Center. 77 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. www.coastarts.org. 541-265-2787.
February 10. Literary Flicks - A Midsummer Night's Dream. 1935 film based on William Shakespeare's play. Starring Ian Hunter, James Cagney, Mickey Rooney, Olivia de Havilland, Joe E. Brown, Dick Powell, and Victor Jory, the movie centers on the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, to Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons. 6:30 p.m. Newport Public Library. 35 NW Nye St., Newport, Oregon.
February 11. Aquatots. Discover the secrets of sand and the animals that live there. This interactive education experience for preschoolers and their families is included with admission. No registration is required. 10:30 a.m. Free with admission. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
February 15, 16. Winter Film Series: Force Majeure. While on a skiing vacation in the French Alps a family’s dynamic is shaken to the core when an avalanche nearly wipes the lodge’s patrons lunching on an outdoor patio. Adults $7.50, Senior, Students, OCCA members $7. Newport Performing Arts Center. 77 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. www.coastarts.org. 541-265-2787.
February 14. Chocolate for Charity. You too can taste the most delicious cake, the most creative taste sensation and any manner of delectable chocolate concotions from the culinary crew and kitchen at Oceanview Senior Living. Donations accepted. 2 p.m. 525 NE 71st Street. RSVP at 541.264.5542.
February 19 – 22. 38th Annual Newport Seafood & Wine Festival. The last weekend of every February, the central Oregon coast resort town of Newport, swells to well over 17,000 visitors coming to the Festival! for a weekend of wine, wonders in the culinary world, seafood and arts & crafts. South Beach Marina. 2320 SE Marine Science Dr. Newport, Oregon. www.seafoodandwine.com.
February 21. Fossil Fest. Bring your fossils and other beach finds to be identified by local experts. Enjoy a day full of presentations and exhibits on fossils including displays and hands-on activities. Programs by Newport's own Kent Gibson, Dr. Orr, Guy DiTorrace, Bill Sullivan. Free. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hatfield Marine Science Center. 2030 Marine Science Dr. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-0167.
February 21. Met Opera: Iolanta and Bluebeard's Castle. An intriguing double bill. Anna Netrebko stars as the beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in "Iolanta," while Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s. $20 general, $17 senior, $10 student, available by calling 541-265-2787. Newport Performing Arts Center. 77 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. www.coastarts.org.
February 28 and March 1. Newport Symphony. David Ogden Stiers, conductor Rachmaninoff Symphony no. 2. Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 5 p.m. $34 Preferred seating. $20 General seating. $10 Students (with ID). $20 general, $17 senior, $10 student, available by calling 541-265-2787. Newport Performing Arts Center. 77 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. www.coastarts.org.
March 10. Literary Flicks - Elmer Gantry. 1960 film based on the 1927 novel by Sinclair Lewis. Gantry (Burt Lancaster), is a drunken, dishonest street preacher allegedly patterned on Billy Sunday, who wrangles a job with the travelling tent ministry conducted by Sister Sharon Falconer (Jean Simmons). Newport Public Library. 35 NW Nye St., Newport, Oregon.
March 14. Girl Scout Sleepover. Have the Aquarium to yourself as you travel through the exhibits on a scavenger hunt, participate in hands-on, age appropriate activities, and experience early morning behind-the-scenes tours. 6:00 pm - Sunday, 9:00 am. $55 per person for members, $60 per person for nonmembers. To register call (541) 867-3474. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
March 21. Canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by Sir Walter Scott. $20 general, $17 senior, $10 student, available by calling 541-265-2787. Newport Performing Arts Center. 77 W. Olive Street, 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.
February 10. A “Mostly Accurate” Historic Tour of Lincoln City with local resident Elizabeth Black. South Tour at 10am. North Tour at 2 p.m. Bus leaves from the Cultural Center. Lincoln City, Oregon. To sign up call 541-994-9994.
February 12. A “Mostly Accurate” Historic Tour of Lincoln City with local resident Elizabeth Black. South Tour at 10 am. North Tour at 2 p.m. Bus leaves from the Cultural Center. Lincoln City, Oregon. To sign up call 541-994-9994.
February 14. Greek Cuisine Demo at the Culinary Center. Learn how to make classic Greek favorites. 11 am to 2 pm. Cost $55 per person includes meal and wine. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.
February 14. Sweetheart Dance at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. The Lincoln Pops Orchestra will perform romantic favorites you and your sweetheart can dance to. Tickets: $14 per person, $25 for couples. 7 pm. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy. 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
February 14. Classic Movie Matinee: Shenandoah at the Bijou Theatre. 11am. Free admission. Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-8255.
February 14. Valentines Day Tea Party. A dress up affair with tea and scrumptious little foods. 2 to 4 pm. Driftwood Public Library. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-1258.
February 14. Cookie Making Workshop with My Petite Sweets. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $20 per person includes a dozen cookies to take home. The Eventuary. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-3070.
February 21. Jambalaya Cook-off. Free. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.
February 27 – 28. Masters of Illusion. Major magic show. Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Lincoln City, Oregon. 1-888-MAIN-ACT
February 28. South American Flavors Demo. 11am to 2pm. Cost $55 per person includes meal and wine. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.
March 1. Indoor Farmers Market. Homegrown, home-baked, and handcrafted treats. 10 am to 3 pm. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy. 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
March 1. Lincoln City Half Marathon. 9 a.m. Wapiti Park. Lincoln City, Oregon. To register call 541-996-1233.
March 5 – 28. Social Security a Comedy by Andrew Bergman. Thursdays through Saturdays. 8 pm. Theatre West. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-5663.
March 7. New Orleans Cooking Demo. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Cost: $55, includes wine and meal. Culinary Center in Lincoln City. 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.
March 7. Weekender Concert Series: Celtic Song and Dance with The Stomptowners. 7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy. 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
March 7. Photo Hiking at Regatta Grounds. Hike with professional photographers Bob Gibson and Jeri Knudsen and learn basic techniques. 9 am to 11 am. $20 per person. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-3405.
March 8. Indoor Farmers Market. Homegrown, home-baked, and handcrafted treats. 10 am to 3 pm. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy. 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-9994.
March 13 – 14. Foreigner. Classic rock band from the 70's. Both shows at 8 pm. Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Lincoln City, Oregon. 1-888-MAIN-ACT
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.
February 14. Zwickelmania. Hosted by the Oregon Brewers Guild, is a free statewide event that offers visitors a chance to tour Oregon breweries, meet the brewers and sample their favorite beers. 11am to 4pm. Pelican Pub & Brewery in Pacific City and the Pelican Brewery & Tap Room in Tillamook.
February 14. "Your Heart's Desire." This celebration of chocolate, wine and art is a fundraiser for the Art Literacy Program. Noon to 5 pm. Kiawanda Community Center. Pacific City, Oregon. $25 advance, $30 at the door. (541) 450-0656.
February 14 – 15. Crabbing Clinic at Harborview Inn & RV Park. 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, cook and clean your crabs. Harborview Inn & RV Park, 302 S. 7th St., Garibaldi, Oregon. To register call 503-322-3251.
February 21. Inside Hangar B at the Naval Air Station Tillamook Museum. Behind the scenes tour of Hangar B. Tour times are 10 am, 11 am / 1 pm / 3 pm. Limited spots available, advanced registration and payment required. General admission is $19/$9 for members. Tillamook Air Museum, 6030 Hangar Rd. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-1130.
March 14. Garibaldi 30th Anniversary Crab Races. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary. Beginning on Saturday at 10 am with the races starting at 11 am., and on Sunday at 11 am with races beginning at Noon. Old Mill Marina. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-317-1533.
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.
February 14. Riverbend Players Present “Take a Number, Darling.” Theater production. 2 p.m. NCRD building. $15. Nehalem, Oregon. 503-368-7008.
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.
February 7. Seaside First Saturday Art Walk. Visitors wander, meet artists, sip wine or sample appetizers by favorite restaurants or personal chefs. They can view artist demonstrations, listen to an artist talk or enjoy live performances in music. 5 p.m. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-8899.
February 8. A Sweet Affaire. Wines from around the Northwest, tasty appetizers from many local restaurants and a decadent assortment of treats are the hallmarks of this annual event. 2 p.m. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Sunset Pool, the Bob Chisholm Community Center. Seaside Civic and Convention Center. 415 1st Ave. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-3311. http://www.sunsetempire.com/a-sweet-affaire
February11. The World of Haystack Rock: Cameron La Follette. Cameron La Follette, Executive Director of Oregon Coast Alliance presents, "Land, Forest, Waters: Activism to Protect the Oregon Coast." 7 p.m. Cannon Beach Library. 131 N. Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. http://www.friendsofhaystackrock.org
February 13. Golf Tournament: Cupid, Birdies, & Eagles. Beginning at noon. All players play the green tees. This event is for players 21 and over. $50 per player week in advance. $60 per player week of event. $15 cart rental per player. Gearhart Golf Links. 1157 N Marion Ave. Gearhart, Oregon. (503) 738-3538. http://www.mcmenamins.com
February 14 - 15. Community Indoor Yard Sale. There will be 61 booths to peruse in this gigantic indoor space. Shop till you drop. 9 a.m. Seaside Civic and Convention Center. 415 1st Ave. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 440-9357. http://www.seasideconvention.com
February 19. Benny Goodman Set: Dave Bennett and the Memphis Speed Kings. 6 p.m. $10. Elk's Lodge. 324 Avenue A. Seaside, Oregon. (866) 345-6257. http://www.jazzseaside.com
February 20 – 22. Seaside Jazz Festival. Look for twelve bands playing at five venues this year, including three areas at the Convention Center, and one at the Elks Lodge and Shilo Ocean Front Inn. Every band will play at each venue at least once. Also look for the Seaside Jazz Ensemble to perform and host a raffle table. Ticket prices vary. Seaside, Oregon. (866) 345-6257. http://www.jazzseaside.com.
March 6. 5th Annual Cannon Beach Yoga Festival. A weekend with world-class teachers, music, art, health and wellness treatments, spa treatments, shopping, and fun. A weekend pass includes 10 hours of classes, the morning meditation, the opening ceremony, Kirtan with Dave Stringer & Friends, and the closing ceremony. $375. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (503) 440-1649. http://www.cannonbeachyogafestival.com
March 6 and 7. 6th Annual Pouring at the Coast. Craft beer tasting and food pairing festival. Oregon Coast Brewer's Dinner on March 6. The festival proper will begin on March 7, from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. It will feature over 30 breweries, wine, local food vendors and live music. Seaside Civic and Convention Center. Seaside, Oregon. http://www.pouringatthecoast.com.
March 11. The World of Haystack Rock: Alan Rammer. This month, Alan Rammer, Retired Marin Educator, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife presents, "Educating Diverse Audiences about Marine Ecosystems." 7 p.m. Free. Cannon Beach Library. 131 N. Hemlock St. Cannon Beach, Oregon. http://www.friendsofhaystackrock.org
March 12 – 15. Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary Festival. Four days of wine tastings, culinary events and a wine walk featuring dozens of Northwest wineries. Food, wine and arts events all around town. Cannon Beach, Oregon. (888) 609-6051 http://www.savorcannonbeach.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
February 10. Past to Present Lecture: Fishing Vessels of the Pacific Northwest. James Cole will discuss the history and evolution of fishing vessels of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, from native canoes to Columbia River gillnetters and on to present day freezer long-liners. This illustrated talk will include stories about the builders and the fishermen. 10:30 a.m. 1792 Marine Drive. Astoria, Oreogn. (503) 325-2323. http://www.crmm.org
February 13 to 16. Great Backyard Bird Count at Fort Clatsop. learn about participating in the count, record bird numbers in the park and make plans to count birds in their own backyards. Binoculars will be available for loan within the park during this event. Lewis and Clark National Park. 92343 Fort Clatsop Rd. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 861-4424. http://www.nps.gov
February 14. Festival of the Dark Arts. Tattoo artistry, belly dancing, tarot card reading, and tintype photography. Stay warm by the blacksmith forge, glass blowers, and fire dancers. Live music will play all day upstairs, and wherever you go, the stouts will follow - over 55 eclectic beers in total. 12 p.m. Stout Taster $30. Non-drinking admission $10. Fort George Brewery. 1483 Duane St. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-7468. http://www.fortgeorgebrewery.com/festivalofdarkarts/
February 14. 2015 Winter Food Film Festival. Favorite food-themed films to the historic Columbian Theater’s big screen. End your Valentine's Day on a sinfully delicious note. Savor Juliet Binoche, Johnny Depp, and Judi Dench in a chocolate-infused fable of love and redemption, Chocolat. 9:30 p.m. Columbian Theater. 1102 Marine Dr. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 468-0921. http://www.northcoastfoodweb.org
February 21. Let's Go Birding-Bird Survey. Monthly bird surveys; see some of the amazing variety of birds in the local area. The surveys will monitor the bird species that are utilizing the park from season to season. No birding experience is required, and experts are welcome to come share their knowledge. 9 a.m. Meet at Battery Russell. Fort Stevens State Park. Jetty Road. Hammond, Oreogn. (503) 861-3170. http://www.oregonstateparks.org
February 22. North Coast Symphonic Band: Age of Aquarius. An afternoon of fun, nostalgia, and musical experimentation. Classic rock done by a classical orchestra. 1:30 p.m. $15. The Liberty Theater. 1203 Commercial St. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-8108. http://www.liberty-theater.org
February 24. Past to Present Lecture: Helicopter Pilot for the Bar Pilots. Capt. Bruce Jones, USCG (Ret), will discuss the operations of the CRBP helicopter and add a few stories from his 30-year career in Coast Guard aviation. 10:30 a.m. Columbia River Maritime Museum. 1792 Marine Drive. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-2323. http://www.crmm.org
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