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DuneFest
July 30-August 3
Beginning July 30, throngs of ATV enthusiasts will flock to the wind-swept dunes around Winchester Bay for DuneFest 2014. Thousands of off-road vehicle riders come to the Oregon Coast to enjoy the thrill of riding across expansive tracts of sand. Held in Winchester Bay, July 30 through August 3, DuneFest is the premiere ATV sand event in the country and... [read more]
 
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For three days in August, Seaside serves up some of the best beach volleyball anywhere. More than 2,500 beach volleyball players will converge on the beach in Seaside, August 8-10, to compete for cash and prizes at Seaside's Beach Volleyball Tournament. With over 1363 teams (in 2013) playing on 120 plus courts, the event is one of Seaside's largest attractions... [read more]
 
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Tuffed Puffin Watching Season
Cannon Beach
Through August 10
Starting in April visitors will flock to Haystack Rock to observe Tufted Puffins nesting in their natural environment. The puffins can be seen through early August. Capistrano may have its swallows, but Cannon Beach has its puffins. On April 2, the first of the Tufted Puffins began arriving on Haystack Rock said Samantha Ferber, coordinator of the Haystack Rock Awareness... [read more]
 
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Visitors may take along a chair or blanket and listen to music ranging from bluegrass to rock with the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop. Free one-hour performances start at 7pm at the Confluence Project amphitheater overlooking Waikiki Beach. A Washington State Discover Pass is needed for access to Cape Disappointment State Park. Concerts will be on Saturdays: July 12, July... [read more]
 
The Astor Street Opry Company kicks off the 30th anniversary season of its famous musical melodrama, Shanghaied in Astoria. One of the longest running melodramas in the country, "Shanghaied in Astoria" runs through September 13 at the Astor Street Opry Company in Astoria. What started as a celebration of Astoria's traditions and culture has become a tradition itself. Part vaudeville... [read more]
 
Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City is featuring some big name concerts in their summer line-up. Show-business legend Tony Orlando will be performing in concert July 18 and 19. Tony has played to packed arenas and for five Presidents. His universal appeal has bridged many a generation gap and is one of America's most endearing stars. The Concert -... [read more]
 
Astoria Society of Artists open their studios to the public on July 26-27. The Astoria Society of Artists will open their studios and workshops to the public on July 26-27, from 10am-4pm. More than 50 participating artists open their studios for this annual event. Meeting artists one-on-one in their studios is an exciting and personal way to get a behind-the-scenes... [read more]
 
Three days of country western music at the Bi-Mart Cape Blanco Country Western Music Festival. Just three miles from Cape Blanco State Park country music fans will be in country western heaven August 1-3, at the Bi-Mart Cape Blanco Country Western Music Festival. Following in the tradition of sister event, Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival, the Cape Blanco event promises... [read more]
 
The historic Astoria Regatta celebrates the community's connection to the water with more than 50 land and sea events. The Astoria Regatta features five days of fun on land and sea August 6-10. Designated a Historic Cultural Tradition by the Oregon State Historic Commission, Astoria Regatta Festival celebrates the community's fishing and sailing heritage with more than 50 events and... [read more]
 
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Astoria

including Warrenton & Hammond
Through October 12 Astoria Sunday Market
Marine Drive & 12 Street 503.325.1010
Through October 2 River People Farmers Market
13th Street & Duane
Through September 1 Netul Trail Guided Walks:
Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
Through August 27 Kid Corps
Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
Through September 13 Live Theater: Shanghaied in Astoria
Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse, 129 W Bond St. 503.325.6104
July 26-27 Astoria Society of Artists Studio Tour
various locations 503.338.6508
July 28-August 31 Kayak and Canoe Tours
Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.4425
July 30-August 3 Clatsop County Fair
Clatsop County Fairgrounds, Highway 202 east 503.325.6311
August 6-9 Astoria Regatta Fest
various locations 503.325.6311
August 9 Second Saturday Art Walk
various venues in downtown 503.791.7940
August 30-September 1 Fort Stevens Civil War Battle Reenactment
Ft. Stevens State Park 503.861.1470
September 13-14 Commercial Fishermen's Festival
Hammond Marina 503.791.8703
September 21 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: Mysterious Mushrooms of Clatsop County
Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
September 26-28 Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
downtown Astoria 503.791.7940
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571
October 12 Great Columbia Crossing
Astoria-Megler Bridge 503.325.6311
October 19 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: Lost in the Fog
Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471

Bandon

and Coquille
Through August 30 Live Theater: The Colossal Cranberry Caper or Boondoggled in the Bog
Sawdust Theatre, 1st and Adams 541.396.4564
August 2 Port of Bandon's Sixth Annual Windfest
Port of Bandon Boardwalk on the Coquille River 541.347.3206
August 15-31 Live Theater:"Hello Dolly"
Sprague Community Theater, 1202 - 11th St. SW, Bandon 541.347.7426
September 5-7 28th Annual Oregon Shorebird Festival
various locations 541.867.4550
September 12-14 Bandon 68th Cranberry Festival
Various Locations 541.347.9616
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571

Brookings

Through October 11 Artisan Saturday Market
Port of Brookings Harbor 541.813.1611
August 2-3 Festival of Art in Stout Park
Stout Park, 433 Oak Street 541.469.3181
August 8-10 Pirates of the Pacific Festival
Port of Brookings Harbor Boardwalk
August 9 Second Saturday Art Walk in Brookings
various locations
August 28-31 Slam'n Salmon Ocean Derby
Port of Brookings Harbor 541.469.2218
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571
July 18-19 2015 Southern Oregon Kite Festival
Sporthaven Beach,6330 Lower Harbor Road

Cannon Beach

& Arch Cape
Through July 29 Art Exhibition: Shared Oregon Visions
Cannon Beach Gallery, 1064 S. Hemlock 503.436.0744
Through September 30 Cannon Beach Farmers Market
City Hall Parking Lot 503.436.8044
Through September 7 Live Theater:"Into the Woods"
Coaster Theatre Playhouse, 108 North Hemlock Street 503.436.1242
Through September 5 Live Theater:"The 39 Steps"
Coaster Theatre Playhouse, 108 North Hemlock Street 503.436.1242
August 3 Summer Concert: Acustica World Music
Cannon Beach CIty Park 503.436.1581
September 12-14 2014 Cannon Beach Cottage & Garden Tour
Various locations, Cannon Beach History Center & Museum 503.436.9301
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571
November 7-9 27th Annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival
Various gallery locations in Cannon Beach 503.436.2623
June 20-21 2015 Annual Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest
Cannon Beach 503.436.2623

Coos Bay

including North Bend and Charleston
Through September 27 21st Annual Maritime Art Exhibition
Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson Ave. 541.267.3901
August 9-10 24th Annual Charleston Seafood Festival
Boat Basin 541.269.0215
August 23-24 Blackberry Arts Festival
downtown Coos Bay 541.269.0215
September 5-7 28th Annual Oregon Shorebird Festival
various locations 541.867.4550
September 13-14 Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration
3201 Tremont Ave 541.756.8800 or 800.953.4800
September 20-21 Bay Area Fun Festival
various locations 541.269.0215
September 20 Coos Sand N' Sea – Sea of Quilts XX
3333 Walnut Ave. 541.297.2251
September 20 29th Annual Cruz the Coos
various location 541.888.3863
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571

Florence

August 22-24 Let's Go Camping
Jesse Honeyman Memorial State Park 888.953.7677
September 5-7 Rods n' Rhodies Invitational Car Show
Old Town Florence 541.997.3128
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571
September 27 Florence Festival of Books
Florence Event Center, 715 Quince Street 541.997.1994
October 11-12 Florence Regional Arts Alliance Autumn Arts Festival
Florence Event Center, 715 Quince Street 541.902.1933
October 12 Eugene Ballet's "Cinderella"
Florence Event Center, 715 Quince Street 541.997.1994

Gold Beach

September 6 Gold Beach Brew and Art Fest
Event Center on the Beach in Gold Beach, Oregon - Curry County Fairgrounds 541.490.1593
September 6 Bike the Rogue
Buffington Park, Gold Beach 800.525.2334 or 541.247.7526
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571

Grays Harbor

including Ocean Shores, Westport and Aberdeen
Through July 27 Annual Sun & Surf Run
Ocean Shores Convention Center 360.289.9586
July 26-27 Elk River Challenge
Bay City Bridge 360.268.9712
August 16-17 17th Annual Westport Art Festival
Westport Maritime Museum 2210 Westhaven Drive 360.268.9133
August 30 68th Annual Seafood Festival & Craft Show
Westport Maritime Museum 2210 Westhaven Drive 360.268.9422
September 5-7 6th Annual Westport Blues Festival
Westport Marina 360.268.0111

Lincoln City

including Gleneden Beach & Depoe Bay
Through August 30 Live Theater:"Murder is a Game"
Theater West, 35366 SE Hwy 101 541.994.5563
August 2 Live Concert: A Tribute to ABBA
Chinook Winds Casino Resort 888.624.6228
August 8-10 Annual Nesika Illahee Pow-Wow
Pauline Ricks Memorial Pow-Wow Grounds, Siletz 888.244.6005 or 800.922.1399
August 9 Siletz Bay Sandcastle Contest
Historic Taft District 541.996.1274 or 800.452.2151
August 15 2014 Northwest Author Fair
Bob's Beach Books, 1747 NW 101 541.994.4467
August 16 Pirate Treasure Hunt
various locations 541.765.2889
August 23-24 Surf City Classic Car Show
Chinook Winds Casino Resort
August 29-30 Live Concert: "Melissa Etheridge"
Chinook Winds Casino Resort, 1777 NW 44th Street, 888.624.6228
September 19-20 Live Concert: "Trace Adkins'
Chinook Winds Casino Resort 888.624.6228
September 20 59th Indian Style Salmon Bake
Depoe Bay City Park 541.765.2889
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571
October 4-5 Fall Kite Festival
D-River State Wayside 800.452.2151
October 4 Artober Brewfest
Lincoln City Cultural Center 541.994.3070
October 11 Central Oregon Coast Tour of Homes
various Salishan Hills locations 541.994.2737

Long Beach Peninsula

including Long Beach, Seaview, Ocean Park & Ilwaco
July 25-27 Finnish American Folk Festival
Naselle, WA 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
July 26-27 SummerFest
Downtown Long Beach, WA 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
July 26 Waikiki Beach Concert Series
Cape Disappointment State Park 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
July 31 Ilwaco Art Night
Port of Ilwaco, WA 800.451.2542
August 1-2 Jake the Alligator Man's 75th Birthday
downtown Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
August 1-2 Oregon Tuna Classic, Ilwaco
Port of Ilwaco 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
August 8-10 Surf n' Saddle's Jr. Rodeo
Peninsula Saddle Club, 6407 Sandridge Road 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
August 15-16 Blues & Seafood
Port of Ilwaco Marina 360.783.1143
August 17 Jazz and Oysters
25815 Sandridge Road, Ocean Park WA 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
August 18-24 Washington State International Kite Festival
Bolstad Beach Approach, Long Beach, WA 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
September 13 Discovery Trail - Half Marathon Run
Bolstad Beach Approach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
October 11-12 One Sky, One World Kite Fly For Peace
Sid Snyder Drive SW Beach Approach, Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400

Manzanita

including Nehalem and Wheeler
Through September 19 Manzanita Farmers Market
467 Laneda Ave
August 23 19th Annual Tour of Homes
Manzanita 503.368.7002
August 31 Community Concert "Rio con Brio"
Historic Pine Grove Community House, 225 Laneda 503.819.2689
September 13 6th Annual Muttzanita Festival
on the beach 503.368.3436
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571

Newport

including South Beach and Otter Rock
August 1-2 24th Annual Quilts by the Sea Show
Newport Recreation Center,225 SE Avery St. 541.265.8801
August 15-17 Let's Go Camping
South Beach State Park 888.953.7677
August 15-24 Live Theater "Mary Shelley: Frankenstein Unbound"
Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive 541.265.2787
September 1-2 Oregon's 4th Annual Glass Pumpkin Patch
Kelp Forest Gallery Parking Lot 1738 N Coast Highway 541.265.8801
September 13-14 5th Annual Newport Wild Seafood Weekend
Port Dock 7 and on the Boardwalk Historic Bayfront. 541.265.8801
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571
October 18-19 Artisans Holiday Show
Newport Recreation Center, 225 SE Avery St. 541.265.7783
February 19-22 2015 38th Annual Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
South Beach Marina

Port Orford

and Sixes
August 1-3 Cape Blanco Country Western Music Festival
Cape Blanco Road 541.345.9263
August 2 Blessing of the Fleet
Fishermen Memorial 541.332.7172
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571

Reedsport

Winchester Bay and Gardiner
July 30-August 3 DuneFest
Salmon Harbor Drive. Winchester Bay 541.271.3495
August 23-24 Kool Coastal Nights
various locations 541.271.3495
September 6-8 Art by the Bay
Bayfront Loop 541.271.2103
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571

Rockaway Beach

August 22-24 Arts & Crafts Fair
Ocean's Edge Wayside 503.355.8108
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571
October 4 Oregon Coast Crawler
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, Garibaldi 503.292.5055

Seaside

& Gearhart
Through October 1 Seaside Farmers Market
American Legion Parking Lot, 1315 Broadway St 503.738.7393
July 27 Seaside Garden Tour
Downtown Seaside 503.717.1914
August 8-10 Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament
Seaside Beach 503.738.6391
August 15-17 The Saltmakers Return: Historical Reenactment
Seaside Beach at Avenue U 503.861.2471
August 23 Hood to Coast Relay
Seaside Beach at the Turnaround 503.738.5586
September 4-7 Seaside Wheels & Waves Car Show
Downtown Seaside
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571

Tillamook and Three Capes

including Pacific City, Netarts, Bay City & Garibaldi
Through September 27 Tillamook Farmers Market
Laurel & 2nd Street 503.842.7525
August 1-3 Let's Go Camping
Cape Lookout State Park 888.953.7677
August 6-9 Tillamook County Fair
Tillamook County Fairgrounds, 4603 Third St 503.842.2272
August 16 Tillamook Bay Run
Bayocean Spit, just west of Tillamook on Bayocean Road 503.842.7525
August 22-23 Oregon Tuna Classic, Garibaldi
Port of Garibaldi 503.842.7525
August 30 Festival of Pearls
Bay City Arts Center, 5680 A Street 503.377.9620
September 5-7 2014 Blowsion Surfslam
Tierra Del Mar Beach 503.392.4340
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571

Yachats

including Waldport and Seal Rock
August 2-3 Pathways to Transformation
Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th 541.547.4664
August 9-10 Clam-A-Rama
Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center 541.563.2002
August 16 Yachats River Valley Farm Tour
Yachats River Valley Road 541.547.3530
August 23-September 6 Port of Alsea Crab Derby
Port if Alsea, Waldport 541.547.3530
August 23 Oregon Coast Gravel Epic
Siuslaw National Forest
September 27 SOLVE Great Oregon Beach Cleanup
various coastal beach locations 503.844.9571