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Savor Cannon Beach
Various Locations
March 10-13
If you're serious about Syrah or particular about your Pinot, you'll want to mark your calendar for Savor Cannon Beach, March 10-13. Four days of wine and culinary experiences in Cannon Beach, Oregon, focus on the bounty of the Northwest at Savor Cannon Beach, March 10-13. Festival events showcase Northwest wine and cuisine including both fun and educational events that... [read more]
 
Yoga practitioners of all levels will gather in Cannon Beach, Oregon, for a weekend of yoga, meditation workshops and Bollywood dance with renowned instructors at the Cannon Beach Yoga Festival February 26-29. Yoga instructors and practitioners of all levels can choose from a variety of yoga workshops, meditation and other programs over four days at the sixth annual Cannon Beach... [read more]
 
The Haystack Rock Awareness Program in Cannon Beach is celebrating 30 years of service with a series of community lectures. The Haystack Rock Awareness Program celebrates 30 years of educational programming in Cannon Beach with a free series of community lectures. Co-sponsored by Friends of Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach Library, the lecture series is scheduled 7-8:30pm, the second Wednesday... [read more]
 
Finders Keepers
Through May 31
Throughout the off season in Lincoln City, Oregon, beautiful, one-of-a-kind, glass floats are tucked away above the high tide mark for beachcombers to discover. As autumn leaves fall in Oregon, the Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau begins another colorful season of Finders Keepers, which runs from October 17, 2015, through Memorial Day 2016. This marks the 17th year of... [read more]
 
First Saturday Art Walks
Through December 3
Celebrating 12 years in 2016, Seaside First Saturday Art Walk is in galleries, businesses, shops, boutiques and dining establishments in the historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside, Oregon. The Seaside Art Walk is an after hours event from 5-7pm monthly on the first Saturday. Visitors can watch demonstrations, meet artists, listen to live music, sip wine and sample appetizers. Venues... [read more]
 
Fall Quilt Exhibit
Through February 29
Cannon Beach History Center & Museum will feature a solo show by textile artist Cathy Erickson. Cannon Beach History Center and Museum features a fall quilt show by textile artist Cathy Erickson. The solo show "What Remains: Japanese American Internment Camps." opens on Saturday, October 24 with a reception at 6pm. The exhibit will be on display throughout February, 2016... [read more]
 
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Astoria

including Warrenton & Hammond
February 13 Festival of the Dark Arts
Fort George Brewey and Public House
February 26-28 FisherPoets Gathering
Various Venues
March 5 UnWined
Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St. 503.325.6311
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
April 22-24 Astoria Warrenton Crab,Seafood & Wine Festival
Clatsop County Fairgrounds
June 17-19 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
Clatsop County Fairgrounds
August 10-14 Astoria Regatta
Various Locations
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571
October 16 Great Columbia Crossing
Astoria Megler Bridge

Bandon

& Coquille
March 5 2016 Bite of Bandon
Bandon Community Center 541.347.8337
March 12 Bandon Showcase Concert: The Barefoot Movement
Sprague Community Theater 541.347.4341
March 12 Barefoot Movement
Sprague Community Theater 541.347.4341
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 9-11 70th Annual Bandon Cranberry Festival
Various Locations
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Brookings

February 13-14 Winter Art & Chocolate Festival
Brookings-Harbor High School 541.660.4772
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Cannon Beach

& Arch Cape
Through February 29 Fall Quilt Exhibit
Cannon Beach History Center & Museum 503.436.9301
February 26 Winter Blues Concert
Cannon Beach History Center & Museum 503.436.9301
February 26-28 Cannon Beach Yoga Festival
Cannon Beach 503.440.1649
March 10-13 Savor Cannon Beach
Locations all around town 503.717.1122
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
April 8-10 Get Lit at the Beach
Cannon Beach 206.914.1255
May 6-8 Spring Unveiling Art Festival
Various Locations
June 11 Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest
On the beach 503.436.2623
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Coos Bay

including North Bend & Charleston
February 13 Annual Charleston Crab Feed
Old Charleston School House 541.269.0215 or 800.824.8486
March 5 Birds on the Estuary
Charleston Visitor Center 541.888.5558
March 11-13 27th Annual South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival
Mill Casino, 3201 Tremont Ave. 541.756.8800
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Florence

March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
May 20-22 Catch the Wave, 109th Annual Rhododendron Festival
Various Locations 541.997.3128
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Gold Beach

March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Lincoln City

including Gleneden Beach & Depoe Bay
Through May 30 Finders Keepers Glass Drops
On the beach in Lincoln City 800.452.2151
Through February 15 Antique Week
Various Locations 541.996.1274
February 12-March 7 Exhibition: Another Place, Another Time
Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Highway 101 541.994.9994
February 12-13 Live Concert: Peter Cetera
Chinook Winds Casino Resort 888.624.6228
March 6 Lincoln City 8th Annual Half Marathon
Wapiti Park, Drift Creek Road
March 11-April 4 Assemblage Art of Janet Runger
Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Highway 101 541.994.9994
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
June 25-26 32nd Annual Summer Kite Festival
D-River Wayside 800.452.2151
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Long Beach Peninsula

including Long Beach, Seaview, Ocean Park & Ilwaco
Through March 6 Birds of a Feather
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, Ilwaco 360.642.3446
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
August 15-21 Washington State International Kite Festival
Long Beach and Various Locations

Manzanita

including Nehalem & Wheeler
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Newport

including South Beach & Otter Rock
February 25-28 Newport Seafood and Wine Festival
South Beach Marinia 800.262.7844
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Port Orford

March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Reedsport

Winchester Bay & Gardiner
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Rockaway Beach

March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Seaside

& Gearhart
February 25-28 Seaside Jazz Festival
Various Venues 866.345.6257
March 5 First Saturday Art Walk
Downtown, Historic Gilbert District
March 18-19 Seventh Annual Pouring At The Coast Festival.
Seaside Civic and Convention Center
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Tillamook & Three Capes

including Pacific City, Netarts, Bay City & Garibaldi
March 6-21 Live Theater: The Great Gatsby
The Barn Community Playhouse, 12th & Ivy 503.842.7940
March 11-27 Live Theater: Nothing Serious
The Barn Community Playhouse, 12th & Ivy 503.842.7940
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571

Yachats

including Waldport & Seal Rock
March 19-26 Spring Whale Watch
541.765.3304
March 26 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Various Oregon Coast Beach Locations 503.844.9571
September 24 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Various Locations 503.844.9571