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Spring break is just around the corner and the kiddos will be out of school, a week's worth of empty days to fill. The Columbia River Maritime Museum is offering fun filled programs March 23-28. Inspired by the museum's new 3D movies: Galapagos and Turtle Vision, participants can dive into an "Ocean of Fun" with Galapagos themed activities. Get into character with Blue Footed Booby dance lessons. Watch live mini volcano eruptions or test your Ring of Fire knowledge at the mapping activity. Create a Galapagos themed mobile or join the Tortoise coloring contest. Fly into action during the spider flight races. Influence nature with the animal adaptation magnet board. ...[read more]
 
March 28 SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup
An Oregon tradition for 30 years, the annual coast wide beach cleanup is from 10am-1pm. See the website or call for coastal check in sites and further information. Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571 [more info]
April 3 First Friday Nights - Knotty Beers
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. Kick off April with Knotty Beers, where you can try your hand at a knotty creation with knot expert Jason Linnett. Catch the strings and cords of Luke and Katie from local band Hook and Anchor. Untie your daily cares with a beverage from our cash bar and food courtesy of Buoy Beer Company. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
April 11 2015 Winter Food Film Festival: Big Night
North Coast Food Web and The Columbian Theater are joining forces to host a Winter Food Film Festival on Second Saturday Artwork nights January - April. The festival brings some favorite food-themed films to the historic Columbian Theater's big screen. Part of NCFW's It Takes a Kitchen campaign, the festival is helping raise funds to construct a community kitchen at NCFW's new home building in Astoria. Once completed, the kitchen will host classes and workshops to teach cooking skills to people of all ages and walks of life, with a special focus on using fresh, local foods. Admission is free with a donation of non-perishable food. This month: Big Night film screens at 9:30pm. In love and life, one big night can change everything, as two brothers gamble on one special night to try and save their restaurant. Big Night is an award winning film with a fabulous Louis Prima soundtrack. Also at this show, there will be selected shorts by Tyler Little. Columbian Theater, 1102 Marine Drive 503.468.0921 [more info]
April 24-26 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
This annual festival celebrates great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more. Admission is $10, $5 for children (ages 5-12). Friday 4-9pm, Saturday 10-8pm, Sunday 11-4pm; see website or call for further information. Clatsop County Fairgrounds 503.325.6311 [more info]
May 1 First Friday Nights
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. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
May 2 U.S.S. Tahoma, Shore Party: Living History
The living history group U.S.S. Tahoma brings to life the history of the Union's Navy. The weekend will include displays, camp life, demonstrations, and a full-scale model of a ship, on dry land. Cost for this event is the $5 State Park entrance fee. Fort Stevens State Park 503.861.3170 [more info]
May 9 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
May 28-31 Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering
A one-of-a-kind musical experience not to be missed. More than 10 workshops and over 20 musicians performing all over the quaint town of Astoria during "Tenor Guitar Weekend", the 6th Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering. See the website for further information. Various Locations 310.403.8880 [more info]
June 4-7 Goonies 30th Film Anniversary
Fans flock to Astoria for the annual Goonies Day celebration, a weekend of treasure hunting, group truffle shuffles, trivia scavenger hunts and more. The 30th anniversary of the film will include cast and crew reunions, film screenings, fan gatherings, filming location tours and much more. It's sure to be the biggest bash yet. Visit website for further information. various locations 503.325.6311 [more info]
June 5 First Friday Nights
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. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
June 12-28 Astoria Music Festival
Highlights include Donizetti's Maria Stuarda in concert, works by Beethoven and Sibelius, and Mozart's The Magic Flute performed by the 2015 Apprentice Program artists. See website or call for more information, tickets and performance schedules. Various Venues 503.325.9896 [more info]
June 13 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
June 19-21 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
The festival embodies the rich cultural heritage that was transplanted to the Astoria, Oregon region by emigrating Scandinavians. During the three days of the festival over a dozen Scandinavian musical, dance, and theater groups are scheduled to entertain . Retail booths will offer handcrafts, Scandinavian import items, and traditional Scandinavian foods. See website for festival hours, schedule of events and activities. Clatsop County Fairgrounds 503.325.6311 or 800.875.6807 [more info]
July 3 North Coast Symphonic Band, a North Coast Fourth
A free concert for the entire family 7:30-9:30pm. The North Coast Symphonic Band celebrates the conclusion of its 35th season with a toe-tapping, sing-a-long evening of patriotic music and familiar tunes. Visit the website for more information. Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St. 503.224.8499 [more info]
July 3 First Friday Nights
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. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
July 11 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
July 25-26 Astoria Artists Open Studio Tour
Discover Astoria's vibrant arts community and meet artists at work in their studios from 10am-4pm. This is a free, self guided tour and pieces are available for purchase. Call or visit the website forfurther information. various artists studios 503.338.6508 [more info]
August 5-9 Astoria Regatta
An annual celebration, which started in 1894 and has been designated a Historic Cultural Tradition by the Oregon State Historic Commission. Parades, food and family fun. See the website for events and locations. Various Locations 503.325.6311 or 800.875.6807 [more info]
August 7 First Friday Nights
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. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
August 8 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
September 4 First Friday Nights
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. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
September 12 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coast wide coordinated event. Call or visit website for further information. Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571 [more info]
September 25-27 Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
The Pacific Northwest Brew Cup is an annual beer festival held the last full weekend in September in Astoria, Oregon. The festival features northwest beers on tap Friday through Sunday, along with live music, food vendors and activities for the kids. Admission is free, to taste beer participants need a souvenir mug ($9 each) and tokens ($1 each). East of Columbia River Maritime Museum and Barbey Center 503.791.7940 [more info]
October 2 First Friday Nights
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. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
October 10 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
October 11 Great Columbia Crossing
A unique opportunity to trek across the Astoria-Megler Bridge on foot. The 10k offers a scenic adventure on a fairly flat road with one steep incline to the peak of the bridge. It is the longest continuous truss bridge in North America.Whether you're an experienced runner or looking for a family friendly event, the Great Columbia Crossing 10k appeals to everyone.See the website for registration and event details. Astoria-Megler Bridge 503.325.6311 [more info]
November 6 First Friday Nights
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. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
November 14 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
December 4 First Friday Nights
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. Activities run from 7– 9pm and are free of charge. The Barbey Maritime Center is located at 1792 Maritime Drive, Astoria. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
December 12 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
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