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Razor Clam Festival
Through April 19
Born from a subsistence tradition, the Long Beach Peninsula Razor Clam Festival is celebrated with lessons, music, contests, food, mermaids and a variety of events for all ages. The 1940s Razor Clam Festival, in its third comeback year, will take place on Washington's Long Beach Peninsula, April 18 and 19. Highlights include the Amateur Chowder Tasting Competition and the World's... [read more]
 
Celebrate the bounty of the Northwest at this annual spring event in Astoria. Celebrate the flavors of the Northwest with the annual Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival. Now in its 33rd year, this long-running North Coast event takes place April 24-26 at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds in Astoria. Nearly 50 Oregon wineries and over 100 booths are filled with... [read more]
 
Visitors to Cannon Beach Galleries will find first offerings of spring artwork and special tasty treats all weekend long at the 15th Annual Spring Unveiling May 1-3. Spring marks one of the North Oregon Coast's most popular art events. The Cannon Beach Gallery Group presents the 15th Annual Spring Unveiling May 1-3. This year, ten galleries will spotlight new work... [read more]
 
Galleries in Cannon Beach Oregon present the 15th Annual Spring Unveiling of art. Visitors to Cannon Beach Galleries will find first offerings of spring artwork and special tasty treats all weekend long at the 15th Annual Spring Unveiling May 1-3. Spring marks one of the North Oregon Coast's most popular art events. The Cannon Beach Gallery Group presents the 15th... [read more]
 
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]
 
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]
 
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]
 
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
April 30-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]
 
One of Us Productions
Yachats
Through May 17
One of Us Productions Theater Company will stage two shows in 2015, featuring local talent. Yachats really puts the community in community theatre. One of Us Productions, the local theatre company, stages two shows a year featuring local talent and has given more than $60,000 back to the community in the form of scholarships and more. On Friday, April 10... [read more]
 
Expressions West 2015
Coos Bay
April 24-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]
 
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]
 
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Astoria

including Warrenton & Hammond
April 19 In Their Footsteps Speaker Series: Pacific Northwest Foraging
Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
April 24-26 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
Clatsop County Fairgrounds 503.325.6311
May 1 First Friday Nights
Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
May 2 U.S.S. Tahoma, Shore Party: Living History
Fort Stevens State Park 503.861.3170
May 9 Second Saturday Art Walk
Various downtown locations 503.791.7940
May 17 In Their Footsteps Speaker Series: Cataclysms on the Columbia
Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
May 28-31 Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering
Various Locations 310.403.8880
June 4-7 Goonies 30th Film Anniversary
various locations 503.325.6311
June 12-28 Astoria Music Festival
Various Venues 503.325.9896
June 19-21 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
Clatsop County Fairgrounds 503.325.6311 or 800.875.6807
July 3 North Coast Symphonic Band, a North Coast Fourth
Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St. 503.224.8499
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
May 1-2 Old Town Marketplace Farmer & Artisan Market
250 First Street SW, Port of Bandon 541.347.3206
May 13 In Concert, Anthony Kearns
Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th St. SW 541.347.7469
May 15 Alive After Five Art and Wine Walk
Various downtown locations 541.297.2342
September 11-13 Annual Cranberry Festival
Downtown Bandon 541.347.9616
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Brookings

May 9 Brookings Second Saturday Art Walk
Various Locations
May 22-25 76th Annual Azalea Festival
Various Locations 541.469.3181
May 22-25 Party at the Port
Port at Brookings Harbor 541.469.3181
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 Sout 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
August 22 Raining Cats and Dogs
Kite Field, Port of Brookings Harbor 16024 Boat Basin Rd.
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
Through April 27 Twelve Days of Earth Celebration
Various Cannon Beach Locations
April 25 Live Music: Onehum
The Lumberyard Rotisserie & Grill, 264 Third St. 503.436.0285
May 1-3 Spring Unveiling Arts Festival
Various Cannon Beach Locations
June 20-21 Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest
Cannon Beach 503.436.2623
June 26-28 Plein Air and More
Various Cannon Beach Locations
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
April 25 Ahh Shucks Oyster Feed
63466 Boat Basin 541.269.0215
May 1-3 Celtic Cultural Festival
1988 Newmark Ave. Hales Center for the Performing Arts 541.808.1773
May 1-12 Tall Ship Days – Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain
Coos Bay Boardwalk 800.200.5239 or 541.269.0215
May 10 Shore Acres Rhododendron Sunday, Mothers Day
Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Hwy 541.888.3732
May 14 Historic Walking Tour of Downtown Coos Bay
50 Central Ave. 541.252.1919
May 16-17 10th Annual Tomato-Rama
Pony Village Mall, 1611 Virginia Ave 541.572.5263
May 25 Blessing of the Fleet
Charleston Boat Basin 541.888.8888
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 8 Working Forest Tours
5Coos Bay Visitors Center, 50 Central Ave. 541.269.0215 or 800.824.8486
July 11-25 Oregon Coast Music Festival
Various Locations 541.267.0938
July 17-19 North Bend July Jubilee 2015
Various Locations 541.756.4613
July 17-18 North Bend July Jubilee
1380 Sherman Ave 541.756.4613 or 800.472.9176
July 18 Oregon Coast Music Festival Garden Concert
Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Hwy 541.888.3732
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Florence

May 2 Florence Goes Green Fair
Florence Event Center, 715 Quince Street
May 9 Second Saturday Gallery Tour
Various Locations 541.902.8575
May 15 In Concert, Eugene Symohony
Florence Event Center, 715 Quince Street 541.997.1994
May 15-17 108th Rhododendron Festival
Downtown Florence 541.997.3128
May 16-17 Rhody Days Art Festival
Florence Event Center, 715 Quince Street 541.902.1933
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

May 23 Whale of a Wine Festival
Event Center on the Beach 29392 Ellensburg Ave, 541.247.0923
June 11-14 Pistol River Wave Bash
Gold Beach 800.525.2334 or 541.247.7526
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 23-24 Weekend Market on the Dock
South Bend Docks 360.942.5419
July 31-August 2 Willapa Harbor Festival
Downtown Raymond 360.942.5419

Lincoln City

including Gleneden Beach & Depoe Bay
Through April 19 Great Oregon Coast Garage Sale
various locations 541.994.3070
April 25 Hands-On Pasta Workshop
Culinary Center, 801 SW Hwy 101, Fourth Floor 541.557.1125
May 2 Fish Taco Cook Off
Culinary Center, 801 SW Hwy 101 800.452.2 151
May 9-10 Special Mother's Day Weekend Art Glass Drop
Lincoln City Beaches 800.452.2151 or 541.996.1274
May 16-17 Devils Lake Dash
Regatta Park 800.452.2151
June 20 Chinook Winds Anniversary Fireworks
Chinook Winds Casino Resort 800.244.6665
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Long Beach Peninsula

including Long Beach, Seaview, Ocean Park & Ilwaco
Through April 19 Spring Break Family Kite Fun
Sid Snyder Dr. SW Beach Approach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
Through April 19 Razor Clam Festival
Various Locations 360.642.2400
April 22 Free Admission to Washington State Parks
Various Locations 360.642.2400 or 800.451.2542
April 25 Black Lake Fishing Derby
Black Lake 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
April 25 Beach Clean Up Day
any major beach approach 360.642.0033
May 2 Saturday Market
Port of Ilwaco 503.338.9511
May 2 Children's Loyalty Day Parade
Corner of First and Spruce 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
May 2 Rhododendron Tour
Various Locations and Venues
May 2 Blessing of the Fleet
Port of Ilwaco 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
May 2-3 65th Annual Loyalty Days
Downtown Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
May 23-25 Summerfest
Downtown Long Beach 800.451.25 or 360.642.2400
May 23-25 World's Longest Garage Sale
Various Locations 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
June 12 Columbia-Pacific Farmers Market
3rd St. SE & Oregon, Veterans Field 360.642.4421
June 26-27 Doggie Olympic Games
Bolstad Ave. Beach Approach 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
July 24-26 Long Beach Rodeo
6407 Sandridge Road 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
August 7-8 Jake the Alligator Man's Birthday
Downtown Long Beach 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
August 9 Edible Garden Tour
Various Locations and Venues
August 17-23 Washington State International Kite Festival
Long Beach, WA
September 11 Slow Drag at the Port
Port of Ilwaco 800.451.2542 or 360.642.2400
September 12-13 Rod Run to the End of the World
25815 Sandridge Rd.,Ocean Park 360.665.3565
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
April 25 Nye Beach Writers Series: Willa Schneberg
Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Drive
April 30-May 3 59th Annual Newport Loyalty Day Parade & Sea Fair Festival
Various Locations 541.961.1042
May 16 Nye Beach Writers Series: Trevor Dodge
Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Drive
May 16 Flippers, Feathers & Fins 5K
Oregon Coast Aquarium
June 6-7 Rock'n the Coast, Annual Gem & Mineral Show
National Guard Armory, 541 SW Coast Dr.
June 12-14 Celtic Festival & Highland Games
Lincoln County Fairgrounds 541.574.9366
August 14-16 Lincoln County Fair
Lincoln County Fairgrounds
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

May 22-25 Rockaway Beach Kite Festival
Ocean's Edge Wayside, South 1st Street 503.355.8108
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
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571

Seaside

& Gearhart
May 2 Seaside's Treasure the Beach May Cleanup
Seaside Beach 503.739.2776
May 2 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 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
May 1-3 Pacific City Birding and Blues Festival
Kiwanda Community Center, 34600 Cape Kiwanda Dr. 503.965.7900
May 22-June 7 Live Theater: The Orphans
The Barn Community Playhouse, 12th & Ivy 503.842.7940
July 18 Coho Classic Fishing Tourney & Seafood Feast
Old Mill Marina 503.842.0250
July 18 A Cause for Paws-Mutt Strutt
Goodspeed Park
August 14-29 Live Theater: All the Better to Kill You With
The Barn Community Playhouse, 12th & Ivy 503.842.7940
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
October 16-31 Live Theater: Dames at Sea
The Barn Community Playhouse, 12th & Ivy 503.842.7940

Yachats

including Waldport & Seal Rock
May 1-17 Live Theater:Sorid Lives
Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th 541.547.4121
May 23-24 Crafts on the Coast
Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 4th 541.547.4664
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