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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 May, Spring Events

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.

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..

May 4 – 7. 61st Annual Newport Loyalty Days & Sea Fair Festival. It’s three days of fun and coastal cultural happenings featuring a parade, numerous Veterans and Active Duty tributes and celebrations, a Festival Court and Queen's Coronation, the popular Davis Shows Northwest Family Carnival and many other activities. Throughout Newport. Newport, Oregon. facebook.com/NewportLoyaltyDays

May 12 – 14. Kidstuff 2017: A Mother’s Day Celebration. Kidstuff is the annual Mother's Day celebration and fundraiser for TJ Hoofers, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the dance education of Lincoln County students. Over 150 dance students from Dance! And All That Jazz will bust their moves in a variety of styles, including jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop, and musical comedy. Friday-Saturday at 7 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. $13 general public, $10 students. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon.

May 13. Met Opera: Der Rosenkavalier. Screened in high-def, Der Rosenkavalier is recognized as Richard Strauss’s operatic high-water mark, and features superstar soprano Renée Fleming as the Marschallin, an older woman in love with a young suitor. 9: 30 a.m. $21 general public, $18 seniors, $10 students. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon.

May 19 – 28. Pacific Dance Ensemble: The Magic Flute. The PDE, under the direction of Nancy Mittleman, presents an original adaptation of Mozart’s most famous opera. Students from Newport School of Artistic Movement will support the dance troupe. $12 general public, $10 students. Friday & Saturday 7 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon.

May 17 – 29. Tall Ships Tour. Historic tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will sail into port for dockside tours, sailing excursions and educational programs. Call for schedules, ticket options and more information. Port of Newport, 600 SE Bay Blvd. Newport, Oregon. 1-800-200-5239. historicalseaport.org/public-tours-sails/sailing-schedule


Summer Attractions in Depoe Bay – see the sights and natural features.

Summer Attractions in Newport – see the sights and natural features.

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Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis & Clark and loads of atmosphere & history
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Garibaldi, Barview, Bay City, Tillamook & an oceanfront ghost town
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Three Cape Loop - Oceanside, Netarts, Pacific City

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Time-tripping Nye Beach, a bustling bayfront, marine science-central and two lighthouses
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