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Newport, Depoe Bay December, January 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.

December 19. Unveiling of 1st Depoe Bay Oregon Historic Film Trail Signage. Part of trail commemorating the filming of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in Depoe Bay. 4 pm between dock 1 and dock 2. Depoe Bay, Oregon.

December 21. The Christmas Show! (And Food Drive). Third annual one-night-only celebration of the Holiday Season. This family-friendly event features Christmas music, live theater, special surprises, hot chocolate, and homemade Holiday cookies. Hosted by musical comedy duo The Tequila Mockingbirds. All seats under $20 (just $15 plus ticketing fees) and your hot chocolate and cookies are included. 7 p.m. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 West Olive St. Newport, (541) 265-2787. coastarts.org.

December 27. The Lehman Trilogy. From London’s National Theatre comes the story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening – filmed live from the West End and showing at 7 p.m. $17 adult (plus fees). $14 senior (plus fees). $11Student (plus fees). Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 West Olive St. Newport, (541) 265-2787. coastarts.org.

December 27 – 31. Winter Whale Watch Week. Volunteers are placed along dozens of high vantage points along the Oregon coast to help you spot whales. In the Depoe Bay and Newport area: Cape Foulweather, the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, Boiler Bay, Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint, Newport’s Yaquina Head and Don Davis Memorial Park in the Nye Beach area. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. WhaleSpoken.Wordpress.com.

January 11. Met Live in HD: Wozzeck. Berg’s 20th-century shocker “Wozzeck” stars baritone Peter Mattei in the title role, with music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium and soprano Elza van den Heever as the long-suffering Marie, at 10 a.m. $21.50 adult reserved, plus fees, $18.50 senior reserved, plus fees, $10.50, student reserved, plus fees. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 West Olive St. Newport, (541) 265-2787. coastarts.org.

January 18 – 19. NSO presents Mendelssohn and Anthea. The Newport Symphony Orchestra at the Ocean conducted by Adam Flatt with violinist Anthea Kreston perform Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor. Maestro Flatt also includes on the program Handel’s Water Music, Bach and Webern’s Musical Offering: Ricercare and Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber. $42 Preferred Reserved, (plus fees), $27 Standard Reserved, (plus fees), $10Student / Child (includes fees). Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 West Olive St. Newport, (541) 265-2787. coastarts.org.

February 1. Met Live in HD: Porgy and Bess. The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece “Porgy and Bess” has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles, at 10 a.m. Screened live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, this new production is hosted locally by Paul & Evelyn Brookhyser. $21.50 adult reserved, plus fees; $18.50 senior reserved, plus fees; $10.50 student reserved, plus fees. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 West Olive St. Newport, (541) 265-2787. coastarts.org.

 

 

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