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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 October, November 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 Saturday. Newport Farmers Market. Seasonal produce, art, crafts and more from some 60 vendors, alongside live music and a hot food court. 9 a.m. Highway 101 & Angle Street, Newport, Oregon. newportfarmersmarket.org. 541-961-8236.

Every Thursday. Toledo Waterfront Market. Grab some food at one of food vendors and have a picnic on the beautiful grassy grounds, shop at the market for Arts and Crafts, fresh produce, fruit and food. Free sailboat rids. 10 am – 3 pm. Toledo Waterfront Park, 127 NW A Street. Toledo, Oregon. 541-336-3183.

October 19. Guided Naturalist Walk: Exploring Hatfield and the South Jetty. The one-mile nature trail around Yaquina Bay. Look for ducks, songbirds and any shorebirds that remain. 9 a.m. Free. OSU Lincoln County Extension. 1211 SE Bay Boulevard. Newport, Oregon. (541) 574-6534.

October 26. Halloween Children's Program. Puppetry, clowning, magic, balloon animals, glitter tattoos. Wear your costume for our costume parade. Free. 2 p.m. Toledo Public Library. 173 Northwest 7th St. Toledo, Oregon.

October 18. Daniel Monroe Psychic Medium. Well-known Psychic Medium from the Portland area with the ability to “hear” and “see” that which most cannot. During this extraordinary gallery event full of messages from spirit, you'll experience and witness the remarkable healing messages from your loved ones in heaven. $20. VIP $30. 7 p.m. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. Coastarts.org.

October 19. Newport Symphony Orchestra. Casey Bozell leads the Element String Quartet in a special evening of three remarkable pieces by Dvorak, Beethoven, and Piazolla. 7:30 p.m. $30 Reserved (plus fees) $10 Student / Child (includes fees). Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center. 333 SE Bay Blvd. Newport, Oregon. Coastarts.org.

October 26. Manon. Massenet's tale of passion, excess, and their consequences stars rising soprano Lisette Oropesa. 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 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. Coastarts.org.

October 31. Witches of Depoe Bay. Charity event throughout town. Depoe Bay, Oregon. (541) 765-2889.

October 31. Trick or Treat on Main Street. Handing out candy to all goblins. Toledo, Oregon. 541-336-3183.

October 31. Rocky Horror Picture Show - Almost Live! Get ready to plunge into the ‘time warp' when they celebrate David Ogden Stiers' birthday with The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Come prepared to throw an assortment of items in your goody bag and watch 15 shadow cast members act out what is shown on screen. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. General $18 (plus online fees) w/ Goody Bag. $23 (plus online fees). Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. Coastarts.org.

November 1. Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Depoe Bay, Oregon. (541) 765-2889.

November 2- 3. Newport Symphony Orchestra performs Bloch and Schubert. Conducted by Adam Flatt performs Ernest Bloch's Concerto Grosso No. 1 with Katherine George on piano. $42 Preferred Reserved (plus fees). $27Standard Reserved (plus fees). $10Student / Child (includes fees). Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. Coastarts.org.

November 9. Met Live in HD: Madama Butterfly. Anthony Minghella's vividly cinematic staging returns to the big screen, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role of “Madama Butterfly,” 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 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. Coastarts.org.

November 1 – 17. Red Octopus Theatre Company presents DOUBT: A Parable (Live on stage). In this brilliant and powerful drama, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. $22 General Admission. $20O CCA Members. $16 Students/Seniors. Newport Performing Arts Center. 777 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon. Coastarts.org.

November 30. Toledo Tree Lighting Gala, Community Christmas Party and Holiday Bazaar. Santa, party and bazaar at Elks Lodge; tree lighting in front of Cobblestone Pizza. Toledo, Oregon. 541-336-3183 or email director@toledooregon.org.


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September 21. Great Oregon Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup. Help scour the beaches of stuff and junk. 10 a.m. Dozens of coastal cleanup projects are picking up marine debris and litter before it ends up back in the ocean. All events are free, open to the public and family friendly. 10 a.m. Every main beach access along the Oregon coast. https://www.solveoregon.org.

October 18 – 27 LIVE CULTURE COAST: Ten days of unique events spread over the southern Oregon coast, including Bandon, Gold Beach, Reedsport, Lanlois, Brookings and more. Choose your adventures: food, cooking classes, hiking, art installations, more. Tickets now on sale. Southern Oregon Coast.



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