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Antique & Collectibles Week
Through February 18
A popular destination for collectors and antique shoppers, Lincoln City, Oregon will host its annual Antique Week celebration February 10-18, 2018. Popular with visitors and locals alike, Antique Week is an Oregon Coast winter tradition in Lincoln City. Every February, Lincoln City on Oregon's Central Coast hosts Antique Week, a citywide event with antique and collectible sales at over 15... [read more]
 
Visitors looking for a bit of beach treasure in Lincoln City, Oregon will find winter is the best season to scour the beach. When winter storms churn up the sand and offshore swells send buckets of flotsam to shore, almost every beach visitor does a little beachcombing along the ocean's edge to see what the tide has washed in. Starting... [read more]
 
Savor Cannon Beach
Cannon Beach
March 8-11
Combine a Cannon Beach getaway with a weekend of wine tasting at Savor Cannon Beach, March 8-11. You don't have to decide between a beach getaway and a visit to Northwest wine country, the Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary Festival combines the best of both, March 8-11. You can taste wines from approximately 40 Northwest wineries at the city-wide... [read more]
 
Get Lit at the Beach returns to Cannon Beach for the seventh annual gathering of readers and writers on the Oregon Coast, May 18-20. Pulitzer Prize nominee Craig Lesley and one of fantasy genre's most successful authors, R.A. Salvatore are among the best-selling and award-winning authors featured May 18-20 in Cannon Beach, Oregon for the seventh annual Get Lit at... [read more]
 
Finders Keepers
Through May 31
Treasure hunters, beachcombers and visitors will scour the beach for beautiful, one-of-a-kind, glass floats during the 19th season of Finders Keepers in Lincoln City, Oregon. The Oregon Coast is about to get colorful as Finders Keepers, glass floats on the beach in Lincoln City, starts its 19th season, which runs October 14, 2017 through Memorial Day 2018. To kick off... [read more]
 
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Astoria

including Warrenton & Hammond
Through February 17 Live Performance: The Bodhi Trio
Liberty Theatre, 1203 Commercial St.
Through February 17 Festival of the Dark Arts
Fort George Brewery, Lovell Building
February 23-25 Fisher Poets Gathering
Various Locations
March 16-17 Live Performance - Delgani Quartet
Liberty Theatre, 1203 Commercial St.
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571
April 27-30 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
Clatsop County Fairgrounds

Bandon

& Coquille
Through February 18 Gorse Blossom Festival
Various Locations
March 4 Live Concert: Martha Redbone
Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th St. SW
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571
September 7-9 Bandon Cranberry Festival
Various Locations

Brookings

Through February 25 Live Theater: Deathtrap
Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave. 541.469.1877
February 25 Live Performance - Minetti Quartet
Seventh Day Adventist Church,102 Park Ave.
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571
May 26-28 Azalea Festival
Various Locations

Cannon Beach

& Arch Cape
Through February 24 Live Theater: Fit to Kill
Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock 503.436.1242
March 8-12 Savor Cannon Beach
Various Locations
March 14-15 The World of Haystack Rock Lecture Series: Axial Seamount
Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock
March 16-April 22 Live Theater: Noise Off
Coaster Theatre, 108 N. Hemlock 503.436.1242
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571
May 4-7 Spring Unveiling Arts Festival
Various Locations
May 18-21 7th Annual Git Lit at the Beach
Various Locations 206.914.1255
June 8-11 54th Annual Sandcastle Contest
Various Locations 503.436.2623
June 22-24 10th Annual Plein Air & More Arts Festival
Various Locations

Coos Bay

including North Bend & Charleston
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571

Florence

February 21 Live Concert: Mandy Harvey
Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St.
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571
May 18-21 Rhododendron Festival
Various Locations 541.997.3128

Gold Beach

March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571

Lincoln City

including Gleneden Beach & Depoe Bay
Through February 18 Antique & Collectibles Week
Various Locations 800.452.2151
Through February 17 Winterfest 2018
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, Gleneden Beach 541.992.1131
March 4 10th Annual Lincoln City Half Marathon & 10K
Various Locations 541.994.2131
March 8-April 1 Live Theater: Meanwhile Back on the Couch
Theatre West, 3536 SE Hwy 101 541.994.5663
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571
June 23-24 Summer Kite Festival
D-River Wayside

Long Beach Peninsula

including Long Beach, Seaview, Ocean Park & Ilwaco
March 16-19 Peninsula Quilt Guild Exhibition
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 Lake St. SE 360.642.3446
April 20-22 Long Beach Razor Clam Festival
Various Locations 800.451.2542
May 19-20 Cape D Sprint Triathlon
Various Locations 800.451.2542

Manzanita

including Nehalem & Wheeler
February 17 Manzanita Writers' Series: Author Event
Hoffman Center for the Arts, 594 Laneda Ave.
March 17-18 Manzanita Writers' Series: Author Event
Hoffman Center for the Arts, 594 Laneda Ave.
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571

Newport

including South Beach & Otter Rock
February 22-25 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
Port of Newport, South Beach 2000 SE Marine Drive
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571

Port Orford

March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571

Reedsport

Winchester Bay & Gardiner
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571

Rockaway Beach

March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571

Seaside

& Gearhart
February 17-18 Oregon Coast Women's Expo
Seaside Civic and Convention Center
February 22-25 Seaside Jazz Festival
Various Locations
March 17-18 9th Annual Pouring at the Coast
Seaside Civic and Convention Center
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571

Tillamook

including Pacific City, Neskowin, Netarts, Bay City & Garibaldi
March 9-26 Live Theater: Suitehearts
Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave.
March 9-11 Garibaldi Crab Races
Old Mill, 210 3rd St.
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571

Yachats

including Waldport & Seal Rock
March 24-31 Spring Whale Watch
Various Coastal Locations 541.765.3304
March 24-25 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Coastal Locations 503.844.9571