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Astoria-Warrenton Crab Seafood & Wine Festival celebrates the bounty of the Northwest, April 28-30. Celebrate the flavors of the Northwest with the annual Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival. Now in its 35th year, this long-running North Coast event takes place April 28-30 at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds in Astoria, Oregon. This award-winning event features the authentic flavors of Oregon's... [read more]
 
Bookworms will converge in Cannon Beach, Oregon for Get Lit at the Beach, an annual event for literary enthusiasts. Readers meet writers at Get Lit at the Beach, an annual gathering in Cannon Beach, Oregon, featuring prominent authors, May 19-21, 2017. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet notable authors and attend presentations, book signings and a keynote dinner presentation... [read more]
 
Finders Keepers
Through May 30
The Oregon Coast is about to get colorful as the 18th season of Finders Keepers, glass floats on the beach gets under way October 22-23 in Lincoln City. Glass studios from around the Pacific Northwest are handcrafting the colorful glass art for the new Finders Keepers season, which runs through Memorial Day 2017 in Lincoln City, Oregon. One of the... [read more]
 
2017 Speaker Series
Through May 22
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park at Fort Clatsop announces the 2017 In Their Footsteps speaker series. Join the conversation and be inspired by history, people and culture. This speaker series is an opportunity to meet scholars, authors and artists. The 2017 speaker series programs are scheduled monthly on the third Sunday, at 1pm. This free forum is sponsored by... [read more]
 
The Cannon Beach Gallery Group presents their 17th Annual Spring Unveiling of new art May 5-7. Like the beloved puffins returning to Haystack Rock in spring, art lovers flock to Cannon Beach for the Annual Spring Unveiling Art Festival, May 5-7, 2017. Throughout the town galleries will spotlight new work by their chosen artists with unveilings, demos and receptions all... [read more]
 
Tidepool Clinics
Through June 13
Local experts lead the hunt for sea stars during Lincoln City's Tidepool Clinics, a fun and educational way to explore Lincoln City's rocky shores. The Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau in partnership with Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition (aka CoastWatch) offer a series of Tidepool Clinics. The first clinic is set for Saturday, April 1, at 10:30am. Participants should plan... [read more]
 
Cannon Beach celebrates a half century of public beach access with a full day of activities on Saturday, May 13. Cannon Beach will kick-off Oregon's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Beach Bill on May 13 with a series of events and activities including the creation of a sandcastle more than six-feet tall. The Beach Bill... [read more]
 
Cannon Beach, Oregon, will host its 53rd annual Sandcastle Contest Saturday, June 17, the oldest competition of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and the most popular event in this Oregon Coast town. Dozens of teams of professional sand sculpture artists, amateur groups and families will construct remarkable creations in the sand during the event. The Masters division teams compete... [read more]
 
Cannon Beach History Center & Museum announces the concert lineup for the 2017 Acoustic Folk Music Series. Those looking for a raucous good time in Cannon Beach, Oregon are sure to enjoy the 2017 Acoustic Folk Music Series of concerts at the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum. For over a decade, Cannon Beach History Center & Museum has welcomed... [read more]
 
Coaster Theatre 2017 Season
Cannon Beach
Through January 1 2018
Formerly a roller rink, Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach is committed to bringing quality entertainment to the North Oregon Coast. From its early beginnings as the Coaster Roller Rink in the 1920s, Cannon Beach's Coaster Theatre has been an entertainment hub for residents and visitors alike. Today the Coaster Theatre Playhouse continues the tradition serving as a center of community... [read more]
 
From February until April, thousands of glass floats are hidden on a 3-mile stretch of beach for visitors to find in Gold Beach, Oregon. The discovery of gold attracted the earliest visitors to Gold Beach; today's visitor will find other treasures along this beach community. Sightseers visiting Gold Beach between February and April can enjoy beachcombing for colorful artisan glass... [read more]
 
2nd Saturday Art Walk
Through December 10
Visitors can wander throughout galleries and shops in downtown Astoria the second Saturday of every month and enjoy works of art, festive refreshments, live music and general merriment. Every second Saturday of the month, from 5-8pm, downtown businesses extend their hours to exhibit original works of art. The process is simple; proceed at your own pace, wander into galleries and... [read more]
 
2017 Seaside Art Walks
Through December 3
Every month galleries and businesses open their doors as a way to promote the arts and connect with visitors and locals in Seaside, Oregon. Seaside's First Saturday Art Walk is from 5-7pm monthly. Visitors can wander, view demonstrations, meet artists, enjoy live music and sample some tasty bites. Venues include various businesses, shops, boutiques and eateries in the historic Gilbert... [read more]
 
Expressions West
Through July 1
Coos Art Museum opens Expressions West 2017, an exhibition of western artists' works on April 14. Coos Art Museum (CAM) in downtown Coos Bay, Oregon, will host Expressions West 2017, an exhibition of paintings by artists residing in in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The exhibition opens on April 14... [read more]
 
Astoria Sunday Market
May 14-October 8
Astoria Sunday Market opens its 2017 season on Mother's Day, May 14th. For over a decade Astoria Sunday Market in Astoria, Oregon has attracted thousands of visitors to the heart of downtown to meet the artisans, farmers and craftsman who bring their goods straight from the fields and workshops and into your shopping bag. From May until October, Astoria Sunday... [read more]
 
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Astoria

including Warrenton & Hammond
Through April 29 Live Theater: The Real Lewis and Clark Story or How the Finns Discovered Astoria
Astor Street Opry Co. Playhouse , 129 West Bond 503.325.6104
April 28-30 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival 2017
Clatsop County Fairgrounds
May 13 Astoria 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Various Locations
May 21 In Their Footsteps Speakers Forum: Looking for Diversity and Inclusion in the Outdoors
Lewis & Clark National Historical Park Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.2471
June 16-18 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
Clatsop County Fairgrounds
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Bandon

& Coquille
May 25 Bandon Showcase: Pianist Mike Strickland
Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th St. SW
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Brookings

May 26-29 Azalea Festival
Various Locations
May 27-29 Rock the Chetco
Port of Brookings
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Cannon Beach

& Arch Cape
April 28 Live Concert: Adlai Alexander
Cannon Beach History Center & Museum 503.436.9301
May 5-7 Spring Unveiling Arts Festival
Various Locations
May 5-28 Live Theater: Barefoot in the Park
Coaster Theatre Play House, 108 N. Hemlock 503.436.1242
May 19-21 Get Lit at the Beach
Various Locations 206.914.1255
May 26 Live Concert: Beth Willis
Cannon Beach History Center & Museum 503.436.9301
June 17 53rd Annual Sandcastle Contest Weekend
On the Beach 503.436.2623
June 23-25 9th Annual Plein Air & More Arts Festival
Various Locations
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Coos Bay

including North Bend & Charleston
Through April 30 Live Theater: My Fair Lady
Little Theatre on the Bay, 2100 Sherman Ave 541.756.4336
April 29 Ahh Shucks Oyster Feed
63466 Boast Basin 541.404.6593
May 26-28 6th Annual BBQ, Blues & Brews by the Bay
The Mill Casino, 3201 Tremont Ave. 541.756.8800
June 1-4 Festival of Sail
Port of Coos Bay - North Bend
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Florence

May 19-21 110th Annual Rhododendron Festival
Various Locations 541.997.3128
May 24 In Concert: Piano Chameleons
Florence Event Center, 715 Quince St. 541.997.1994
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Gold Beach

May 19-20 30th Annual Whale of a Wine Festival
Event Center, 29392 Ellensburg Ave. 541.247.4541
September 9 Annual Gold Beach Brew & Art Festival
Curry County Fairgrounds 800.525.2334
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Lincoln City

including Gleneden Beach & Depoe Bay
May 4-27 Live Theater: Barefoot in the Park
Theatre West, 3536 SE Hwy. 101 541.994.5663
June 22 Live Concert: Clint Black
Chinook Winds Casino 888.624.6228
June 24-25 Summer Kite Festival
D-River Wayside
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Long Beach Peninsula

including Long Beach, Seaview, Ocean Park & Ilwaco
April 29-30 Long Beach Razor Clam Festival
Various Locations
April 29 Community Beach Clean Up
Various Beach Locations
May 6-7 Loyalty Day Celebration
Various Locations 800.451.2542
June 17 Beach to Chowder Challenge
Bolstad Beach Approach

Manzanita

including Nehalem & Wheeler
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Newport

including South Beach & Otter Rock
May 17-29 Tall Ships Tour
Port of Newport, 600 SE Bay Blvd. 800.200.5239
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Port Orford

September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Reedsport

Winchester Bay & Gardiner
May 24 Live Concert: SEA Piano Chameleons Concert
Florence Event Center, 715 Quince St. 541.997.1994
July 26-30 Dunfest
Various Oregon Dunes Locations 541.271.3495
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Rockaway Beach

May 19 Oregon Coast Crawler
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad 503.292.5055
May 20 Oregon Coast Crawler
800.717.0108
May 26-30 40th Annual Kite Festival
Wayside Beach
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Seaside

& Gearhart
May 6 Seaside First Saturday Art Walk
Historic Gilbert District
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Tillamook & Three Capes

including Pacific City, Netarts, Bay City & Garibaldi
April 28-May 13 Live Theater: Funny Money
Barn Community Playhouse, 1204 Ivy Ave. 503.842.7940
May 19 Oregon Coast Crawler
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad 503.292.5055
May 20 Oregon Coast Crawler
800.717.0108
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571

Yachats

including Waldport & Seal Rock
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571