Newport, Depoe Bay Summer, August, September Events Calendar
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
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Open Weekends: Coastal Tuscan Tasting Room, Newport. A kind of mini-wine bar and wine shop. It's called the Coastal Tuscan Tasting Room, featuring a small selection of wines in a lovely Oregon coast setting – right off Highway 101, near the Yaquina Bay Bridge in its historic Deco District. The tasting room will feature four to five wines for tasting from boutique and favorite wineries, which will change each month. The Coastal Tuscan Room is near Hwy 101, at 715 SW Hurbert St., Suite D – the first stop light north of the Yaquina Bay Bridge. 541-867-6621. www.stonecrestbb.com Part of Stone Crest Cellars BnB, south of Newport.
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 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..
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. (No event on February 2.) Noon-1 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
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.
Every Saturday-Sunday. 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.
Every Saturday-Sunday. Seal and Sea Lion Kisses. This is 20-30 minute experience including a behind-the-scenes look at our pinniped facility followed by a whiskery kiss from a sea lion or harbor seal and fun photo opportunities. Ages 8 and up. $30 members, $35 nonmembers. 1:30-2 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.
August 23. Buccaneer Rampage Mud & Obstacle Race. A number of challenging obstacles spread out over a 5k course full of muddy, steep terrain. Competitors will have to brave everything from mud crawls, puddle jumps, rope walls and more – while dressed as pirates. 11 a.m. Newport Municipal Airport. 135 SE 84th St. Newport, Oregon. www.buccaneerrampage.com/ 541-574-5453.
August 28 – September 1. Rogue Labor Day Garage Sale. This weekend, get your Rogue lagers, stouts and ales in kegs, bottles and growlers as well as t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, glassware and other Rogue goods while saving some money. Garage sales will be taking place at all rogue pubs and locations: Rogue Ales Brewer's on the Bay, Rogue Ales Bayfront Public House, Rogue Ales Public House Eugene, Rogue Ales Pearl District, Rogue Hall, Issaquah Brewhouse, Rogue Ales Public House San Francisco, Rogue Farms Hopyard and Rogue Public House Astoria. You can also come to The Green Door. Newport, Oregon. http://rogue.com/events
September 5. Book Release Reception honoring Donald A. Davis. This biography about Don Davis, "The Kid From Valsetz," was written by Deborah H. Trusty and published by Dancing Moon Press. It is the culmination of five years of research and interviews that chronicle the early life of Donald A. Davis who grew up in the tiny mill town of Valsetz, Oregon, and who ended up serving as City Manager of Newport from 1962 to 1991. 2 p.m. Free. Newport City Hall. 169 SW Coast Highway. Newport, Oregon.
September 27. Great Oregon Fall Beach Cleanup. Help scour Oregon's beaches and rivers. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Newport, Oregon. Www.solve.org.
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