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Every First Thursday of the Month – Yachats Big Band, at the Yachats Commons. Couples, families and singles are invited to dance to the Big Band Classics of Glen Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and others. Alcohol- and smoke-free; light refreshments. 7 – 9 p.m. $5 donation for adults, kids free. Yachats Commons, at 441 N. Coast Hwy 101 (between 4th and 5th on Hwy 101) Yachats, Oregon. 541-265-2514.

Wine Tasting at The Wine Place, each Saturday. For a complete wine tasting schedule call (541) 547-5275.

Third Thursday of Each Month. Yachats Movie Night. Free movies. Yachats Commons Auditorium, W 4th & Hwy 101. Yachats, Oregon.

First Tuesday of Each Month. Yachats Scrabble Night. Bring your own Scrabble board if you have one, although not necessary. 5:30-7 p.m. Yachats Public Library. Yachats, Oregon.

Every Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 7 am to 9 am. Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, S end of the Waldport Bridge. Waldport, Oregon. 541-563-2002.

Every Monday. Walk with a Ranger every Monday at noon. Retired chief park ranger and interpretive naturalist Michael Noack will lead a leisurely 30- to 60-minute hike along easy-to-moderate trails. Attending the hikes is free, but a day-use fee or recreation pass is required within the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area. For more information, call Visitor Center staff at 541-547-3289.

Every Third Sunday. Open Mic Night: music, poetry, prose, performance - held from 7 pm to 9 pm. Green Salmon Coffee & Tea. 220 Hwy 101. Yachats, Oregon.

Daily: Beaver Creek Kayak Tours. They begin at the Beaver Creek Welcome Center, located 1.2 miles east of Hwy 101. Beaver Creek Road is between milepost 148 and 149 on Hwy 101 directly across from Ona Beach State Park (about 15 miles north of Yachats). Tour length is four hours total, with an estimated 2.5 hrs. of paddling. Participants may not use their own kayaks, paddles, or PFD’s. a.m. to noon just about every single day until September 3. There are 10 kayaks available for this outing, seven singles and three tandems. The cost is $20 per person: reservations can be made online at oregonstateparks.org.

Daily: Guided Tours of Heceta Head Lightstation. (Except Wednesdays). Free. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Heceta Lightstation is 14 miles south of Yachats on US 101. $5/vehicle/day use fee or valid OSP parking pass or Oregon Coast Passport. 866-547-3696.

Every Monday. “Walk with a Ranger” at Cape Perpetua. These guide hikes are approximately one hour, on easy to moderate trails starting from the visitor center. Learn secrets of the cape and local flora and fauna from a retired chief park ranger. They happen each day 12 p.m. Cape Perpetua Visitors Center. Just south of Yachats. 541-547-3289.

Every Friday, Saturday: Camping Programs at Cape Perpetua. Junior Ranger evening programs being offered at various campgrounds along the central Oregon coast (call visitor center for times and locations: 541-547-3289.) Cape Perpetua, just south of Yachats.

June 15-17. Beachcomber Days. Friday; 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. karaoke, Yachats Big Band, scholarship court crowning. Saturday: 9 am – 11 pm; parade, vendors, food, live music, kids zone, beer garden, car show, Waldport Arts Guild Event, Softball Tournament and more. Sunday 10 am – 4 pm; live music, vendors, food, bed races, sand castle contest, kids activities, softball tournament, Waldport Art Guild Event, raffle and more. Waldport, Oregon. BeachcomberDays.com.

July 3 – Fireworks in Waldport. You can extend your fireworks fun by one day on the central Oregon coast. A fab display happens over Alsea Bay starting at dusk. You can catch it from vantage points miles away.

July 4. Yachats la de da Parade & Fireworks. Full of wacky, whimsical, people-powered fun (there are no motorized floats in this parade) the Yachats la de da Parade begins at Noon and is sponsored by the Yachats Area Chamber of Commerce. Before and after the parade celebration abounds. Explore the town for a day of great food, entertainment and live music. Find a place on the beach by the mouth of the Yachats river to watch the afternoon Duck Race. Fireworks over the bay. 7:30 a.m. Yachats, Oregon. info@yachats.org.

July 4. Yachats Lions Pancake Breakfast. All you can eat pancakes with scrambled eggs, choice of sausage or ham, milk, tea or coffee. Suggested donation $7. All proceeds go to support local nonprofit organizations. 7:30 a.m. Yachats Lions Hall. W 4th & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon.

July 4. Yachats Ladies Club July 4 Pie & Ice Cream Social. 10:30 a.m. until gone. Yachats Ladies Club pie socials are famous for their astounding variety of delicious pies. Each slice is a generous 6th of a pie and costs $4. Add a scoop of ice cream for an additional $1. A variety of beverages will also be sold. Yachats Ladies Clubhouse. 286 West 3rd Street. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3205.

Featured Events

June 1 – 3. Second Annual Yachats Pride Festival. Three-day event, adding a food court, beer garden, and hang-out area that will be open all day Saturday starting at 10 a.m. Dance and Cabaret kicks off events on Friday at 6 p.m., featuring DJ’s. Unveiling of Disco Whale. Transgender Tea Party, food, beer / wine, Gay Bingo Extravaganza, dance party with live music on Saturday, Pride Puppy Parade, Pride Hike, performance by Cris Williamson. Most events are free. See Website here. Yachats Commons. 441 Highway 101 N. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3182.

June 2. National Trails Day. Cape Perpetua Scenic Area will be offering guided hikes. You may also enjoy self-guided hikes on miles of trails in our area. For downloadable maps and updates visit HikeBikePaddle.org. Cape Perpetua. Just south of Yachats, Oregon.


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June 8 – 17. A Nice Family Gathering - Last Resort Players. Phil Olson’s A Nice family Gathering, presented by Last Resort Players, has been described by National Public Radio (NPR) as “Garrison Keillor meets ‘Topper’ by way of ‘Fargo.’ ” Directed by Judy Adams Kaplan, this award-winning family comedy is putting lots of the fun back into this dysfunctional family gathering. At the same time funny and full of heart, audiences may recognize elements of their own family life in this well-constructed little pearl of a play. 7 p.m. (some 2 p.m. matinees). Tickets are $18. Florence Events Center. Florence, Oregon. www.eventcenter.org.

June 14. Feria - An Evening of Flamenco. Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her latest show to Class Act Theatre in Florence for one night only. An evening of Spanish Flamenco music and dance featuring dancer Savannah Fuentes, guitarist Pedro Cortes, and singer/percussionist Jose Moreno. 8 p.m. Class Act Theatre. 509 Kingwood Street. Florence, Oregon. 541-991-3773. www.catproductions.org/

June 24. National Beach Cleanup Tour “Do It For The Beaches.” Ocean Blue Project focuses on cleaning the ocean and creating awareness to reduce the use of plastic. We are collecting microplastic fragments on every visit to the Oregon Coast year round. This project is a community effort and all Oregonians are asked to participate. 1 p.m. Florence, Oregon. www.oceanblueproject.org/beachcleanuptour.html.

 

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