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Whale Watching Spoken Here volunteers assist visitors in spotting Gray Whales at 24 overlooks along the Oregon Coast.
Whale Watching Spoken Here
December 27-31
Each winter, an estimated 18,000 whales travel south from Alaska, past the Oregon Coast on their way to warm-water lagoons of Mexico's Baja peninsula and the southern Gulf of California. Winter is the Gray Whale mating and birthing season and the enormous creatures undertake what is is believed to be the longest annual migration of any mammal, covering more than 5,000 miles to reach their breeding waters....[read more]
December 21 In Their Footsteps Lecture Series: Jefferson's Bible
Jefferson's Bible is presented by Junius Rochester. This free program is at 1pm in the Netul River room of Fort Clatsop's visitors center. In Their Footsteps Lecture Series is a monthly event featuring authors, artists, historians and more. Lewis and Clark NHP, Fort Clatsop 503.861.2471
January 9 2015 Astoria Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria from 5-8pm.Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment, and exhibit original works of art or craft. Venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map and listing of participating businesses. various venues in downtown 503.791.7 [more info]
February 27-March 1 2015 Fisher Poets Gathering
A creative celebration of the commercial fishing industry. Performances from scores of fisherpoets and musicians, writing workshops, tours of old canneries and working fishing boats. See website for venues, performance schedules and further information. Various Locations [more info]
March 7 2015 Sip, Savor & UnWined
A pre-party event, an opportunity that brings you up close and personal with festival wines prior to the Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival.Call for further information. Pending 503.325.9767 [more info]
March 28 2015 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 24-26 2015 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival
This annual festival celebrates great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more. See website or call for further information. Clatsop County Fairgrounds 503.325.6311 [more info]
June 5-7 2015 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. Visit website for further information. various locations 503.325.6311 [more info]
July 25-26 2015 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]
October 11 2015 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]
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