Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches

Central Oregon Coast Events Preview: Newport in January

Published 12/27/2017 at 4:05 AM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

Central Oregon Coast Events Preview: Newport in January

(Newport, Oregon) – There is more to January than meets the eye on the central Oregon coast. Newport stays buzzing with activity during this month, even as it gears up for the massive Newport Seafood and Wine Festival in February. This month, however, take a polar plunge in the ocean, see a movie with a literary edge, enjoy some classical music and maybe even a sock hop.

Here's a preview of January's fun and frivolity in the central Oregon coast town of Newport.

Latest Coastal Lodging News Alerts
In Seaside:
Includes exclusive listings; some specials even in summer
In Cannon Beach:
Includes rentals not listed anywhere else
In Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach:
Check each listing for specials
In Pacific City, Oceanside:
Some Deals even in summer; great packages
In Lincoln City:
Major price drops on some dates and some lodgings
In Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach:
Specials can still be found
In Newport:
Includes exclusive listings not found anywhere
In Waldport
New amenities offered; specials
In Yachats, Florence
Some specials; lodgings not listed anywhere else

On January 6, take the Newport Resolution Run & Polar Bear Plunge. Welcome 2018 with a run and plunge onto the Pacific Ocean. It happens at 9 a.m. at the Rogue Brewery. 2320 SE Marine Science Dr, Newport, Oregon. It's an Oregon coast favorite.

Come January 9 the central Oregon coast town hosts Literary Flicks, with the movie The Age of Innocence. The Age of Innocence is a 1993 adaptation of Edith Wharton's 1920 novel of the same name. Set in New York City during the Gilded Age, the movie tells the story of Newland Archer (Daniel Day-Lewis), who is engaged to marry the respectable young May Welland (Winona Ryder) and then meets her cousin, the Countess Ellen Olenska (Michelle Pfeiffer). The Age of Innocence won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design, and was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Winona Ryder), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score and Best Art Direction. 6:30 p.m. Newport Public Library. 35 NW. Nye St. Newport, Oregon.

From January 12 through 27 there is Beauty and the Beast, presented by Coastal Act Productions. Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. 7 p.m. $15 Adults and $13 for Students/Seniors (includes box office fees) Purchasing online incurs an additional charge for credit card processing. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. Coastarts.org

January 20 is the day of the big “Sock Hop” at the Newport Elks. This one features a '50s diner menu, dance lessons, contests and more. 6 p.m. $8. Newport Elks. 45 SE Moore Rd. Newport, Oregon.

Newport Hotels for these events - Where to eat - Map and Virtual Tour

Get ready for a sizable jolt of the classics on February 3 and 4. The Newport Symphony Orchestra performs with Erik Peterson. Adam Flatt, conductor, and guest artists Kenji Bunch and Erik Peterson, present works by Copland, Griffes, Bunch, and Barber. A wide range of distinctive American voices, from the impressionism of Griffes to the beautiful art of Oregonian Kenji Bunch. Barber’s Adagio was on Adam’s first program as NSO music director. Chintimini Chamber Music Festival’s own Erik Peterson was soloist on Adam’s concert in December of 2006 after which Adam became Music Director. $25 and $39 plus ticket fees; students $10. 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; 2 p.m. on Sunday. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. www.newportsymphony.org.

Oregon Coast Lodging









 

More About Oregon Coast hotels, lodging.....

More About Oregon Coast Restaurants, Dining.....

 

Oregon Coast event or adventure you can't miss

 



Coastal Spotlight


LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

A Look at the Crazy Things Oregon Coast Sand Levels Can Do
Over the course of the year, sand levels rise and fall. Geology
Washington Coast Opens Up Six-Day Razor Clam Digs Jan. 21
Fans of clams and the Washington coast are in for a treat this week
Oregon Coast Passes Snow Advisories; Frost, Wind Warning on South Coast
A winter weather advisory for the coast range pass highways and the southern Oregon coast has a frost advisory and a high wind warning
Getting the Message to Oregon Coast Storm Watchers: Why It's Not Working
The disregard for beach safety messages on the Oregon coast was gut wrenching and frustrating. South Coast, Washington coast
Some Snow, Winter Advisories for Portland, S. Washington, Oregon Coast Range
The higher elevations of the Oregon Coast Range are already seeing about an inch of accumulation. South coast
Oregon Coast Road Work, Delays at Astoria, Cannon Beach
Road and bridge work on the north Oregon coast will be causing some delays for residents and travelers
Oregon Coast Storm Roundup: Wild Videos, Waves Turn Deadly
Saturday's storm action produced some astounding video and images, but it also proved deadly for one group. South coast
New Surf Warnings for Oregon Coast; What's Closed Down, Video
28 to 35-ft waves breaking onshore, some beach closures

Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted

Oregon Coast Lodging
Rentals
Specials

Dining

Events Calendar

Oregon Coast Weather

Travel News

Search for Oregon Coast Subjects, Articles

Virtual Tours, Maps
Deep Details