Oregon Coast Events: Astoria Marches Into Spring
(Astoria, Oregon) - The last days of winter are slowly inching away on the north Oregon coast, and Astoria is set roar in like a lion.
The town at the tip of Oregon comes alive with various events throughout March, with plenty of music, theater, outdoorsy activities and culinary wizardry to take part in.
A more complete roundup of coastal events is available at the Oregon Coast Events Calendar.
March 7. Warm the Chill with Seaside Soup, Seafood Consumer Center. 503-338-6523. Astoria, Oregon. www.seafoodschool.org
March 7. Laure Lewis with Tom Rosum & Friends, Bluegrass Extravaganza. Grammy Award Winners. CCC Art Center Gallery. Astoria, Oregon. 503-338-2473.
March 8. Irish Festival – from the Warrenton Sunrise Rotary. The Loft. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-6311.
March 14. 17 Annual Lower Columbia Classics Automotive Swap Meet. Clatsop County Fairgrounds. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-1807. www.hemmings.com.
March 11. Easter Bunny, fun and breakfast. Community Center. Astoria, Oregon. 503-861-3502.
March 11. Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza. KOA Campground. 503-861-2606. www.astoirakoa.com.
March 12. Angora Hike Club Road Side Clean-up. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-4315. http://angorahikingclub.org.
March 13. Swing Kings, Eugene Ballet Co. Liberty Theater. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-0910. www.clatsopcc.edu/fisherpoets.
March 14. 2nd Saturday Art Walk. Downtown Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-1566. www.lunarboygallerycom.
March 15. North Coast Symphonic Band Pops Concert. Liberty Theater. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-0910. www.liberty-theater.org.
March 15. In Their Footsteps: Fort Clatsop - Perilous Nutrition of the Lewis and Clark Expedition-Ever Impending Starvation. Fort Clatsop. Warrenton, Oregon. 503-861-2471. www.nps.gov/lewi/
March 16. "Regatta Bingo." Astoria High School. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-2806. email@example.com
March 18. GLBT Social Mixer. Various locations. Astoria, Oregon.
March 20. Jordan Circus. Clatsop County Fairgrounds. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-1807. www.hemmings.com.
March 21. Angora Hike Club N. Coast Hike #1. S. Jetty/ Sunset Beach. Hammond, Oregon. 503-325-4315. http://angorahikingclub.org.
March 21. Lower Columbia Hispanic Council presents Alfredo Muro. Liberty Theater. Astoria, Oregon. 800-875-6807. www.liberty-theater.org.
March 21. Spring Chinook Celbration Cooking Class. Seafood Consumer Center. Astoria, Oregon. 503-338-6523. www.seafoodschool.org.
March 22. North Coast Symphonic Band Concert. Performing Arts Center. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-0910. www.clatsopcc.edu/fisherpoets.
March 25. An Evening with Dougie Maclean. Liberty Theater. Astoria, Oregon. 800-875-6807. www.liberty-theater.org
March 28. Angora Hike Club Whale Watch Hike. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-4315. http://angorahikingclub.org.
March 28. Troll Radio Revue. Performing Arts Center. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-7487. www.rivertheater.com.
March 29. North Coast Symphony. Performing Arts Center. Astoria, Oregon. 503-325-7487. www.rivertheater.com.
Other Notable Events on the North Oregon Coast
March 14-15. Garibaldi Crab Races. Garibaldi, Oregon. (503) 322-2618.
March 21 & 22. Taste of Tillamook. Featuring Tillamook County's restaurants, microbreweries, wine cellars and seafood producers. Cooking demonstrations, Black Box Chefs competitions and live entertainment. Tillamook County Fairgrounds. 4603 East Third Street. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-2272.
April 3- 5. Birding & Blues Festival. Live music, guided field trips, indoor seminars and workshops. Bay by boat tours, raffle of lodging, art, gift baskets and more. www.birdingandblues.com.
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