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Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, Oregon
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Winter Whale Watching
December 27-January 1 2019
Starting in late fall Gray Whales leave their feeding grounds in the Arctic and travel south to breed in the warm waters off Mexico. The Oregon Coast with expansive ocean views on elevated locations like coastal capes and headlands is a great place to spot these marine giants. During peak winter migration time, December 27 through January 1, 2019, the best whale watching locations along the coast, are staffed by trained volunteers to answer questions and help you spot a whale. Read more about Oregon's Gray Whale migration visit: Oregon's Wandering Whales. Learn more about Oregon's Whale Watch Center and spotting tips. Access the Whale Watch Center brochure here at: Depoe Bay Whale Watching Guide. To view a map of 24 watch locations go to: Whale Watching Spoken Here....[read more]
 
November 23-24 Free Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife is joining #OptOutside on Black Friday by encouraging people to go outside and enjoy what Oregon has to offer. You won't need a license, tag or endorsement to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon that's open. Various Locations [more info]
November 30-December 22 Live Theater: Scooged in Astoria
A colorful holiday show with angels, villans and heros. Thursday and Friday performances at 7pm with Sunday matinees at 2pm on December 9th and 16th. Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse, 129 W. Bond St. [more info]
December 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]
December 14-January 5 2019 Audubon's 119th Christmas Bird Count
If you love bird watching this is your chance to take part in the longest running citizen science project in the world. Field counters are needed and all experience levels are welcome. More information is available online. Various Locations [more info]
January 12 2019 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]
February 9 2019 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]
February 15-18 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count
Birdwatchers of all ages count birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are. Resources, instructions, guides and apps are available online. Various Locations [more info]
February 22-24 2019 Fisher Poets Gathering
An authentic, creative celebration of life in the commercial fishing industry. A hundred fisher poets from coasts near and far share original stories, songs and poetry with each other. Enjoy storytelling, workshops, a self-guided cannery tour, film and visual arts at various venues throughout downtown Various Locations [more info]
March 9 2019 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]
March 23-31 2019 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 23 2019 SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup
Join SOLVE and thousands of volunteers from 10am-1pm to clean up litter and marine debris from the entire Oregon coast. Since 1986, this home-grown tradition of twice-yearly beach cleanups has benefited people and wildlife alike, supporting clean seas and healthy communities. Registration opens in February 2019. 45 Oregon Coast beach sites 503.844.9571 [more info]
April 13 2019 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 20 2019 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 26-28 2019 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
Enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tastings and more. Clatsop County Fairgrounds [more info]
May 11 2019 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
June 8 2019 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]
July 13 2019 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 10 2019 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 14 2019 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 14 2019 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 21 2019 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]
October 12 2019 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
November 9 2019 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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