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Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
June 20-23
At Midsummer Festival in Astoria, Oregon Nordic roots are not required to celebrate the summer solstice. At the Clatsop County Fairgrounds, Scandinavians in traditional dress greet thousands of visitors and foods and crafts are available throughout the day from Nordic clubs, vendors and artists. With live music and dancing, a beer garden and Viking encampment there will be continuous entertainment throughout the weekend. From the annual Bonfire and Hex Burning on the opening night to the popular Midnight Sun Breakfast the festival has many multi-generational events to participate in. For festival activities, entertainment updates and schedule of events go to: Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival ...[read more]
 
Through March 31 Spring Whale Watch
Spring watching begins in late March as the gray whales travel north on their way towards Alaska. Whale watching volunteers will be stationed at 24 designated locations from 10am-1pm. Various Locations [more info]
March 28-April 20 Live Theater: The Real Lewis & Clark Story, or How Finns Discovered Astoria
A Family friendly performance based on an important pioneer journal uncovered in the Uniontown area of Astoria. Showtime on Friday and Saturday is 7pm, Sunday matinee is at 2pm. Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse, 129 W. Bond St. [more info]
April 12-13 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
April 13-14 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: The Astorians - Vision and Desperation in the Pacific Northwest
Guest speaker Robert Heacock presents this free program at 1pm in the Netul River Room at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. Lewis & Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471 [more info]
April 19-20 SOLVE IT for Earth Day
SOLVE IT for Earth Day has grown into Oregon's largest Earth Day service event. See website for more information. Various Locations [more info]
April 25-28 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
Enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tastings and more. Clatsop County Fairgrounds [more info]
May 10-11 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations
May 18-19 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series
An opportunity to meet scholars, authors and artists that present a variety of topics inspired by history, people and culture.This free forum is presented at 1pm in the Netul River Room at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. The guest speaker is to be announced, contact the park for details. Lewis & Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471 [more info]
May 31-June 30 Astoria Music Festival
Featuring top talents from the likes of New York Metropolitan Opera, enjoy three weekends of classical, opera and chamber music performances and ensembles at the historic Liberty Theater. Liberty Theater [more info]
June 7-8 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
June 20-23 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
An Oregon North Coast tradition for over 50 years. The festival celebrates the Astoria's cultural heritage with top talents from Scandinavia. Over a dozen musical, dance and theater groups are scheduled to entertain. Events include a Viking encampments, midsummer pole rising, midnight sun breakfast, running of the trolls, Miss Scandinavia, torchlight parade, bonfire, hex burning and more. Retail booths offer handcrafts, Scandinavian import items and traditional Scandinavian foods. Clatsop County Fairgrounds [more info]
July 10-September 14 Live Theater: Shanghaied in Astoria
Presenting the 35th season of this hilarious, Broadway style, musical melodrama. Performances begin at 7pm, Sunday matinee is at 2pm. Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse, 129 W. Bond St. [more info]
July 12-13 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
August 5-11 Astoria Regatta
A long running tradition since 1897, festivities include regatta races, parades, Coast Guard demonstrations, fireworks over the Columbia and tours of hillside homes fully restored to their Victorian splendor. Tour ships, museums and enjoy maritime traditions. Various Locations [more info]
August 9-10 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
September 13-14 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
September 13-14 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
September 20-21 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Take care of your community and join thousands of volunteers at 45 beach cleanup sites along the entire coast. This family friendly event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup and National Public Lands day. Various Locations [more info]
September 26-29 Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
One of Oregon's best kept beer secrets, more than 40 regional brews plus food and family-friendly entertainment equals an Oktoberfest vibe sans the long lines along Astoria's historic waterfront. Riverfront [more info]
September 30-October 31 Astoria Film Festival
Showcasing independent filmmaking from around the world with an array of films. From documentaries to feature-length films are screened at the 1925 vaudeville-style Liberty Theater. Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St. [more info]
October 11-12 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations
October 12-13 Great Columbia Crossing
An opportunity to walk/run across the longest continuous truss bridge in North America. This 10K offers a scenic adventure on a fairly flat road with one steep incline to the peak of the bridge. Registration is required. Shuttles start at 6:30am and the event begins at 8:45am. Astoria-Meglar Bridge 503.325.6311 [more info]
November 8-9 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
December 13-14 2nd Saturday Art Walk
Visit downtown Astoria, 5-8pm, for art, festive refreshments, entertainment, music and general merriment. Art walk venues are signed throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at various shops and galleries. Various Locations [more info]
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