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With fan gatherings and activities, daily treasure hunts, costume contests and trivia events The Goonies 30th Anniversary celebration is sure to be the biggest bash yet. Every year in early June something special happens on the north Oregon Coast. Fans of the 80's cult classic film, The Goonies, flock to Astoria and Cannon Beach to relive one of the most... [read more]
 
Master artists create monumental sculptures that are washed away by the next high tide at the Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest, a 50-year tradition in Cannon Beach, Oregon. Cannon Beach, Oregon will host its annual Sandcastle Contest Saturday, June 20, the oldest competition of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and the most popular event in this Oregon Coast town. Dozens... [read more]
 
Guided Paddle Trips
June 10-September 22
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a series of twelve guided paddle trips through the heart of Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Interested in getting on the water this summer? The sinuous channels and tidal sloughs at Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge near Lincoln City, Oregon are a great place to experience nature from a kayak or canoe... [read more]
 
The Barn Community Playhouse announces 2015 season. Whether you are a performer or patron this volunteer driven community theater organization provides opportunities for learning, growth, self-expression and pure enjoyment for every theater lover. In recent years Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts, TAPA, has seen its has seen its attendance, auditions and volunteer numbers grow. With the continued support of... [read more]
 
Tall Ships Set Sail
Through July 5
Gray's Harbor Seaport Authority brings maritime history to life aboard the Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington. Tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will visit several port of call along the Oregon and Washington coast this spring and summer. At each stop, the tall ships will offer dockside tours, public sailing excursions and hands-on living history educational programs for students... [read more]
 
Making Waves
Newport
Through September 7
Pioneer surfers of the Oregon Coast is on exhibit at Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center in Newport. Ride an engaging crest of nostalgia at Making Waves, a history of Oregon Coast surfing, showing this spring and summer at the new Pacific Maritime & Heritage Museum in Newport. Oregon Coast surfer culture and the pioneers who made it happen is on... [read more]
 
Coastal Outdoor Markets
Through December 19
Summertime on the coast is loaded with outdoor markets bursting with farm fresh produce, crafts and locally made foods. Local outdoor markets are one of the coast's greatest assets. Fresh, organic produce, flower bouquets, meat, seafood and baked goods are just a small taste of what you might find at the market. You will also find an accessible and enjoyable... [read more]
 
Shanghaied in Astoria
July 10-September 13
The 2015 production of "Shanghaied in Astoria" runs July 10 through September 13 at ASOC Playhouse in Astoria, Oregon. Astoria's original, award-winning, vaudeville-style musical melodrama runs July 10 through September 13, 2015. Cheer for the heroes and throw popcorn at the villains while you enjoy this fun and entertaining production about Astoria's infamous history and Scandinavian heritage. "Shanghaied in Astoria"... [read more]
 
Expressions West 2015
Coos Bay
Through June 27
Coos Art Museum hosts Expressions West 2015, an annual juried exhibition of works by western artists. Coos Art Museum in downtown Coos Bay opens Expressions West 2015, a juried exhibition of works by western artists, on April 24. The show opens with an evening reception and awards ceremony from 5-7pm. The exhibition is on display until June 27 and represents... [read more]
 
Astoria Music Festival
Astoria
June 13-28
Commemorating Sibelius 150th Jubilee, Astoria Music Festival will stir the hearts of those who trace their roots to Finland. The Astoria Music Festival will celebrate 13 years of classical music performance in historic Astoria, Oregon from June 13-28, 2015. For 16 days in June more than 100 musicians and students will gather to perform at the 13th annual summer celebration... [read more]
 
Coaster Theatre Playhouse 2015 Season
Cannon Beach
Through December 21
Coaster Theatre Playhouse announces 2015 season. Now in its 43rd season, Coaster Theater offers quality community theater in Cannon Beach. Mystery, intrigue, carnivorous plants, witches looking for love, a moat swimming princess, a mother and daughter coming to a difficult choice and two old friends finding love...there's something in store for every theater goer. Executive Director Patrick Lathrop says, "We... [read more]
 
First Friday Nights
Astoria
Through December 4
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. Guests will enjoy a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations, and hands-on activities. A cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making CRMM the first stop of your weekend. Kick off April with Knotty Beers, where... [read more]
 
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Astoria

including Warrenton & Hammond
Through May 31 Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering
Various Locations 310.403.8880
June 4-7 Goonies 30th Film Anniversary
Various locations 503.325.6311
June 5 First Friday Nights: Pirate Bash
Columbia River Maritime Museum, 1792 Marine Drive 503.325.2323
June 12-28 Astoria Music Festival
Various Venues 503.325.9896
June 13 Second Saturday Art Walk
Various downtown locations 503.791.7940
June 19-21 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
Clatsop County Fairgrounds 503.325.6311 or 800.875.6807
August 5-9 Astoria Regatta
Various Locations 503.325.6311 or 800.875.6807
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571
September 25-27 Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
East of Columbia River Maritime Museum and Barbey Center 503.791.7940
October 11 Great Columbia Crossing
Astoria-Megler Bridge 503.325.6311

Bandon

& Coquille
June 19 Alive After Five Art and Wine Walk
Various downtown locations 541.297.2342
September 4-6 28th Oregon Shorebird Festival
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology 541.867.4550
September 11-13 Annual Cranberry Festival
Downtown Bandon 541.347.9616
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Brookings

June 13 Brookings Second Saturday Art Walk
Various Locations
June 19-20 Wild Rogue Relay
Various Locations 541.469.3181
July 18-19 Southern Oregon Kite Festival
Sporthaven Beach, 6330 Lower Harbor Road
August 1-2 Festival of Arts in Stout Park
Stout Park 541.469.3181
August 7-9 Pirates of the Pacific Festival
Boardwalk at the Port of Brookings-Harbor 541.251.4422
August 15-16 Wild Rivers Music Festival
Azalea Park
September 4-6 Slam'n Salmon Ocean Derby
Port at Brookings Harbor 541.469.3181
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Cannon Beach

& Arch Cape
Through August 1 Puffins Return to Haystack Rock
Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach
June 4-7 Goonies 30th Film Anniversary
Various locations 503.325.6311
June 20-21 Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest
Cannon Beach 503.436.2623
June 26-28 Plein Air and More
Various Cannon Beach Locations
July 4 Independence Day Parade
Downtown Cannon Beach 503.436.2973
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571
November 6-8 28th Annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival
Various Cannon Beach Locations 503.436.2623

Coos Bay

including North Bend & Charleston
June 6 State Parks Day
Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Hwy 541.888.3732
June 21 Shore Acres Rose Sunday, Father's Day
Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Hwy 866.888.6100 or 541.888.3732
June 27 Clamboree
Various locations 541.888.4477
July 17-19 North Bend July Jubilee
Various Locations 541.756.4613
August 2 56th Annual Salmon BBQ
Bastendorff County Park 541.756.1282
August 15 Bonsai Day at Shore Acres State Park
Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Hwy
September 4-6 28th Oregon Shorebird Festival
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology 541.867.4550
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571
September 19-20 Bay Area Fun Festival
Various Location Downtown 541.269.0215 or 800.824.8486

Florence

June 13 Second Saturday Gallery Tour
Various Locations 541.902.8575
July 5 5th Annual Wings & Wheels
Florence Municipal Airport 541.997.3128
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Gold Beach

June 11-14 Pistol River Wave Bash
Gold Beach 800.525.2334 or 541.247.7526
August 22-23 Annual Wild Rivers Dahlia Society Show
Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave. 541.247.2364
September 12 8th Annual Brew and Art Festival
Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave. 541.490.1593
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Grays Harbor

including Ocean Shores, Westport, Raymond & Aberdeen
May 30-31 Weekend Market on the Dock
South Bend Docks 360.942.5419
June 26-28 Rusty Scupper Pirate's Daze
Various Locations
July 10-12 Windrider Kite Festival
Grayland Beach 360.268.1234
July 25-26 Tokeland Wood & Arts Fest
Tokeland Marina 360.267.6304
July 31-August 2 Willapa Harbor Festival
Downtown Raymond 360.942.5419

Lincoln City

including Gleneden Beach & Depoe Bay
May 30 Let's Go to the Islands Demo
Culinary Center in Lincoln City, 801 SW Hwy 101, Fourth Floor 541.557.1125
June 20 Mutt Masters Dog Show & Olympics
1545 SE 50th Street 541.265.6610
June 20 Chinook Winds Anniversary Fireworks
Chinook Winds Casino Resort 800.244.6665
June 21 Live Performance: Williams & Ree
Chinook Winds Convention Center
June 24-July 5 Siletz Bay Music Festival
Various Locations and Venues 541.992.1131
June 27-28 Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival
D-River Wayside in Lincoln City 541.996.1274
July 17-18 Live Concert: Happy Together Tour
Chinook Winds Casino Resort 888.624.6228
July 25-26 Hoops at the Beach
Tanger Outlet Center 800.452.2151
August 8 Taft Beach Sandcastle Contest
Historic Taft District 800.452.2151
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Long Beach Peninsula

including Long Beach, Seaview, Ocean Park & Ilwaco
Through July 5 Grand Coulee to Grunge: Eight Stories that Changed the World
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, Ilwaco 360.642.3446
May 30-31 Summerfest
Downtown Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
May 30 Saturday Market
Port of Ilwaco 360.338.9511
June 20-21 Northwest Garlic Festival
Wilson Field, 25815 Sandridge Rd. 888.751.9354 or 360.665.4448
June 20 Discovery Trail Half Marathon Run
Bolstad Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
July 4 Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade
Bay Ave, Ocean Park 888.751.9354
July 4 Art In The Park
Sheldon Field, Ocean Park 888.751.9354
July 5 Beach Clean Up Day
Any major beach approach 360.642.0033
July 15-19 Sandsations & City Sandsations
Various Locations 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
July 18-19 Clamshell Railroad Days
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 SE Lake Street 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
July 18 Music in the Gardens Tour
Various Locations and Venues
August 15 Jazz & Oysters
Wilson Field, Ocean Park
August 17-23 35th Annual Washington State International Kite Festival
Long Beach 360.642.4020
September 5-7 Chinook Arts Festival
Hwy 101 & W Olympia St. 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
September 12-13 Rod Run to the End of the World
25815 Sandridge Road 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400

Manzanita

including Nehalem & Wheeler
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Newport

including South Beach & Otter Rock
June 6-7 Rock'n the Coast, 52nd Annual Gem & Mineral Show
National Guard Armory, 541 SW Coast Dr.
June 12-14 Celtic Festival & Highland Games
Lincoln County Fairgrounds 541.574.9366
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Port Orford

July 31-August 2 Cape Blanco Music Festival
Cape Blanco Road 541.345.9263
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Reedsport

Winchester Bay & Gardiner
June 21 Oregon Invitational Chainsaw Sculpting Championship
Various Locations 541.271.3495 or 800.247.2155
July 29-August 2 Dune Fest
Oregon Dunes 541.271.3495
August 13-16 Old Time Fiddlers Jamboree
Winchester Bay Community Center, Grange Hall 541.572.2742
August 21-22 23rd Annual Kool Coastal Nights
Various Locations 541.271.3434
September 5-7 Art By The Bay
On the waterfront 541.271.3495 or 800.247.2155
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Rockaway Beach

June 26-28 5th Annual Pirate Festival
Downtown 503.355.8108
July 4 Independence Day Festivites
Downtown 503.355.8108
July 18-19 Fire Festival & Concert
Ocean's Edge Wayside, South 1st Street 503.355.8108
August 21-23 Art Fair & Farmers Market
Ocean's Edge Wayside, South 1st Street 503.355.8108
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Seaside

& Gearhart
June 6 Seaside's Treasure the Beach June Cleanup
Seaside Beach 503.739.2776
June 6 Seaside First Saturday Art Walk
Gilbert District
June 13-14 Soccer in the Sand
Seaside Beach at the Turnaround 858.442.9082
June 20 Seaside Muscle and Chrome Car Show
Downtown 503.717.1914
July 18 49th Annual Seaside Beach Run
various locations 503.738.8304
August 7-9 Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament
Seaside Beach 503.738.6391
August 14-15 The Saltmakers Return: Historical Reenactment
Seaside Beach at Avenue U 503.861.2471
August 29 Hood to Coast Relay Finish Line
Seaside Beach at the Turnaround
September 10-13 Seaside Wheels and Waves Car Show
Downtown 503.717.1914
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Tillamook & Three Capes

including Pacific City, Netarts, Bay City & Garibaldi
Through June 7 Live Theater: The Orphans
The Barn Community Playhouse, 12th & Ivy 503.842.7940
June 20 7th Annual Yappy Days Festival
The Inn at Cape Kiwanda, 33105 Cape Kiwanda Drive 888.965.7002
June 27-28 29th Annual Tillamook County Rodeo
Tillamook County Fairgrounds
July 18 Coho Classic Fishing Tourney & Seafood Feast
Old Mill Marina 503.842.0250
July 18 A Cause for Paws-Mutt Strutt
Goodspeed Park
July 18-19 56th Annual Dory Days Festival
Various Locations
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571
October 3 Oregon Coast Crawler
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, Garibaldi 503.292.5055

Yachats

including Waldport & Seal Rock
June 20-21 Annual Waldport Beachcombers Days
various locations 541.547.4173
July 10-12 35th Annual Yachats Music Festival
360 West 7th Street. 510.845.4444 or 8000.929.0477
September 4-6 Fall Blues Car Show and Shine
Yachats Inn, Lawn and Tea Room 800.929.0477
September 4-7 Yachats Arts Guild Annual Gallery Show
Yachats Commons, Rm 8, Hwy 101 & W 4th 541.547.4734
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571