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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.

Newport, Depoe Bay Spring, March, April 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

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

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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. Explore the realm of the Giant Pacific Octopus and get a slimy handshake! The Octopus Encounter includes a behind-the-scenes tour and educational information about the care of this amazing invertebrate. Ages 8 and up. $35 members, $40 nonmembers. 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

Every Saturday and Sunday. Behind the Scenes Tours at the Aquarium. See how to vacuum in the water, make food for a 500-pound sea lion and what it looks like above the Passages of the Deep. $10 members, $15 nonmembers. 1-1:30 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

Every Saturday and Sunday. Seal and Sea Lion Kisses. This is 20-30 minute experience including a behind-the-scenes look at our pinniped facility followed by a whiskery kiss from a sea lion or harbor seal and fun photo opportunities. Ages 8 and up. $35 members, $40 nonmembers. 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

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.

March 21 - 28. Whale Watch Week Programs. Bring the family to Hatfield Marine Science Center and celebrate local marine mammals with special emphasis on California Gray Whale Migration. Daily marine mammal presentations at 1:30 p.m. Gray whale sighting state from State Parks. Marine Mammal themed films, children's activities and research exhibits. Open from 10 am to 5 pm everyday for Whale Watch Week. Admission by donation. 2030 SE Marine Science Dr. www.hmsc.oregonstate.edu/visitor.

March 21 – 28. Oregon Coast Spring Whale Watch Week. Grey Whales make their migration north to Alaska with newborn calves in tow. Volunteers are at Whale Watch Spoken Here vantage point along the entire Oregon coast to help you spot them. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. In Lincoln City, at 10th floor of Inn at Spanish Head. 541-765-3304 or www.whalespoken.org.

March 27 – 29. Oregon Coast Sportsman's Expo. See products, services and informational exhibits at the Biggest Sportsman’s Expo on the Central Oregon Coast March 27th through the 29th at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds! Expo Hours: Friday 3- 8 pm, Saturday 9 am – 6 pm, Sunday 9 am – 4 pm. Lincoln County Fairgrounds. 633 NE 3rd St. Newport, Oregon. www.kshl.com.

March 27. National Theatre Live's 'Treasure Island.' 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $15.50 for adults, $12.50 for seniors, and $10.50 for students. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. http://www.coastarts.org

March 28. Bejeweled. Donated jewelry is collected by a dedicated group of volunteers throughout the year, which is then valued, categorized, leaned and priced. Free. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shilo Inn Newport. 535 NE 1st Street, Newport, Oregon. 541-265-8578.

March 28 - 29. Newport Symphony – Shostakovich. Presented by Newport Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. $34 Preferred seating. $20 General seating. $10 students (with ID). Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. http://www.coastarts.org.

March 28. SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup. Help to keep Oregon beaches clean. Local cleanup sites include: D River Wayside, SW 51st Street, and Road’s End State Park. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lincoln City, Oregon. 503-844-9571 x317 or register at SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup.

April 11. Marine Science Day. The Hatfield celebrates 50 years as OSU's marine lab at its annual open house. Experience the research, education, and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine lab unique in the Pacific Northwest. 10 a.m. Free admission. No tickets required. Donations appreciated. Hatfield Marine Science Center. 2030 SE Marine Science Drive. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-0234.

April 3 – 26. Taming of the Shrew. Presented by Red Octopus Theatre Company. 7 p.m. $15 ($14 Seniors & Students w/ID). Door: $16 ($15 Seniors & Students w/ID). Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. http://www.coastarts.org

April 18. Laughs for Lighthouses Benefit. 7 p.m. Includes silent auction. In support of Newport’s lighthouses and starring renowned funny man Dan DaVinci. Appetizers and dessert included. Tickets $40, available online at YaquinaLights.org or by calling 541 574-3129. Hallmark Resort. Highway 101, Newport, Oregon.

April 18-19. Wooden Boat Show, Crab Feed, and Ducky Derby. Enjoy local, succulent crab and watch master craftsmen build and show off their wooden boats. Take part in cheering your "ducky" to the finish line during Sunday's Ducky Derby. Whole crab: $2; half crab: $20. Depoe Bay Harbor and Depoe Bay Community Center. Depoe Bay, Oregon. 541 765-2889.



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