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Newport, Depoe Bay March, April Events

Ongoing Exhibits: Shows Vary. Find glimpses into the past of Newport and Lincoln County at its history museum. 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..

Ongoing Exhibit: Seapunk: Powered by Imagination. An exhibit modeled after a subgenre of science fiction, art, technology and fashion inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery: Steampunk. Oregon coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

Every Wednesday and 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. 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

Every Tuesday, Thursday, 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. 12:30 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

Every Friday and Sunday. Moon Jelly Touch Encounter. This encounter provides the opportunity to get hands-on with moon jellies (Aurelia aurita). Visitors will learn about these ancient invertebrates and have a chance to touch the non-stinging “bell,” or top of the jelly. Ages 8 and up. $10 members, $15 nonmembers. 2:00 p.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

Every Thursday and Friday (and second and fourth Saturdays of the month). Karaoke You Are the Star. With Doctor B. 8:30 p.m. Bay Haven Inn on the Historic Bayfront. 608 SW Bay Blvd. Newport, Oregon. (541) 265-7271.

Every Last Sunday. Oregon Coast Jazz Jam. Your favorite Vintage Jazz - a friendly jam and accommodate singers and players. Book of standard charts available. 7 p.m. Free. Wing Wa Tiki Lounge. 330 Highway 101, Depoe Bay, Oregon. (541) 765-2288.

Every Friday, Saturday in December. Sea of Lights. Enormous holiday display on the central Oregon coast. Prepare to be immersed in over half a million colorful lights, music and holiday decorations while exploring the aquarium after-hours. $10, or free with same day paid admission. Oregon Coast Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

Every Saturday. Newport Farmers Market. An incredible variety of nature’s bounty, even in the winter months: meats, honey, fruits, vegetable, salsa, more. 9 a.m. Lincoln County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. 3rd St. Newport, Oregon.

March 21 - 29. Spring Whale Watch Week. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Hosted by the Oregon Chapter of the American Cetacean Society, volunteers will be available to help you spot and identify the great whales. In Lincoln City: at the top Inn at Spanish Head. Also several places around Depoe Bay. WhaleSpoken.Wordpress.com. 541-765-3304.

March 21 – 22. Newport Symphony Orchestra with Hunter Noack. Conducted by Adam Flatt with guest artist Hunter Noack, piano, perform music of Kenji Bunch, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Prices vary. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street. Newport, Oregon. Coastarts.org.

March 28, 2020. Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup. Join visitors and community members for a state-wide volunteer cleanup of debris.. Meet at 10 AM at various spots in Lincoln County. SOLVE (503) 844-9571. solve.org

 

 

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