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Whale Watching Center at Depoe Bay
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Winter Whale Watch
December 27-January 1 2018
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. Gray Whales are commonly sighted up and down the Oregon Coast during the annual winter migration, December 27-31. During this peak migration time, the best whale watching locations along the coast, are staffed by trained volunteers to answer questions and help you spot a whale. ...[read more]
 
Through October 21 Live Theater: The Birds
A gripping and unsettling look at human relationships, written by Conor McPherson and directed by Sheila Shaffer. House opens a 6:30pm, show begins at 7pm. October 15th show is a Sunday Matinee at 2pm. Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse, 129 W. Bond St. 503.325.6104
October 29 Talking Tombstones XIV
Former citizens return from the great beyond for a graveside chat. This free event is open to the public from 1-4pm. Greenwood Cemetery, 91569 Highway 202 [more info]
November 11 Astoria 2nd Saturday Art Walk
From 5-8pm businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art. Art walk venues are marked throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at different shops and galleries downtown. Various Locations [more info]
Through November 19 In Their Footsteps Series: A Town Called Seaside
Author and historian Gloria Linkey takes us through Seaside's origins as a summer resort town in the 1940s to the thriving tourist attraction the town has become today. This free program meets in the Netul River Room, 1pm at Fort Clatsop Visitors Center. Lewis & Clark National Historic Park, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
December 1-23 Live Theater: Scrooged in Astoria
A Christmas musical melodrama. Weekend performances on Fridays and Saturday evenings are at 7pm, with two Sunday matinee shows on December 10 and December 17 at 2pm.Tickets available by phone and at the door. The house opens 30 minutes before each performance. Astor Street Opry Co. Playhouse , 129 West Bond 503.325.6104 [more info]
December 9 Astoria 2nd Saturday Art Walk
From 5-8pm businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art. Art walk venues are marked throughout downtown with colorful pinwheels. Maps are available at different shops and galleries downtown. Various Locations [more info]
December 17 In Their Footsteps Series: Channeling Your Inner Lewis & Clark
Presented by Richard Brenne, this free program meets in the Netul River Room, 1pm at Fort Clatsop Visitors Center. Lewis & Clark National Historic Park, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
December 26-January 1 2018 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration south along the Oregon Coast with a trained volunteer. Visit the website to view a map with a list of 24 designated locations. Various Oregon Coast locations 541.765.3304 [more info]
April 27-29 2018 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
Enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more. Event information, tickets and parking information is available online. Clatsop County Fairgrounds [more info]
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