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2017 Speaker Series
Through May 22
Join the conversation and be inspired by history, people and culture. This speaker series is an opportunity to meet scholars, authors and artists. The 2017 speaker series programs are scheduled monthly on the third Sunday, at 1pm. This free forum is sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association and presented at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center in the Netul River Room. ...[read more]
 
February 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]
February 17-26 Live Theater: The Jungle Book
The Astor Street Opry Company presents a true adaption of Rudyard Kiplings masterpiece, The Jungle Book for youths. Show dates are two weekends February 17-19 and February 24-26. Curtain time on Friday and Saturday is 7pm. Sunday matinee performance is at 2pm. The house opens 30 minutes before each performance.Tickets available on line and at the door. Astor Street Opry Co. Playhouse , 129 West Bond 503.325.6104 [more info]
February 18 Festival of the Dark Arts 2017
The Carnival of Stouts is returning to the Fort George block in Astoria, 2-10pm. Let your senses feast on the Dark Arts Gallery, tattoo artistry, belly dancing, and tarot card reading. Stay warm by the blacksmith forge, glass blowers, and pork roast. Enjoy live music and taste from over 60 rare and unique stouts tapping throughout the day. Fort George Brewery [more info]
February 19 In Their Footsteps Speakers Forum: Wildlife Center of the North Coast
This monthly Sunday forum is at 1pm in the Netul River Room at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. The program is free of charge and sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association and Lewis & Clark National Historical Park. Lewis & Clark National Historical Park Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.2471
February 24-26 20th Annual FisherPoets Gathering
Originally conceived as a modest cultural reunion for far-flung friends in the commercial fishing fleet, they gather in Astoria's pubs, restaurants and galleries to read for each other and for the hundreds of fans who come to hear the authentic, creative voices of deckhands and skippers, cannery workers and shipwrights, young greenhorns and old timers, strong women and good-looking men. Visit the website for details and ticket information. Various Locations [more info]
March 4 Unwined
Enjoy live music, appetizer and sample wines from vendors who will be at the 2017 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival. Liberty Theater 503.325.6311
March 4 Sip, Savor & UnWined
Enjoy award-winning wine during the tasting event which occurs immediately following the official wine competition for the 2017 Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival, 5:30-8pm. Visit website for online registration. Liberty Theater 503.325.6311 [more info]
March 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]
March 19 In Their Footsteps Speakers Forum: This Road We Traveled with Pioneering Women
This monthly Sunday forum is at 1pm in the Netul River Room at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. The program is free of charge and sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association and Lewis & Clark National Historical Park. Lewis & Clark National Historical Park Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.2471
March 25-31 Spring 2017 Whale Watch
Spot Gray Wales on their migration north 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 541.765.3305 [more info]
April 1 SOLVE Spring Coast Cleanup
These beach cleanups are a bi-annual tradition dating back to 1984.Join thousands of volunteers to clean up the coastline and get Oregon beaches ready for summer. Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571 [more info]
April 8 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]
April 23 In Their Footsteps Speakers Forum: Identifation & Preservation of Jean Baptiste Charbonneau's Grave
This monthly Sunday forum is at 1pm in the Netul River Room at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. The program is free of charge and sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association and Lewis & Clark National Historical Park. Lewis & Clark National Historical Park Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.1271
April 28-30 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival 2017
Enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more. Additional event information, tickets, event schedules and parking information is available online. Clatsop County Fairgrounds [more info]
May 13 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]
May 21 In Their Footsteps Speakers Forum: Looking for Diversity and Inclusion in the Outdoors
This monthly Sunday forum is at 1pm in the Netul River Room at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. The program is free of charge and sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association and Lewis & Clark National Historical Park. Lewis & Clark National Historical Park Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.2471
June 10 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]
June 16-18 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
The festival embodies the rich cultural heritage that was transplanted to the Astoria, Oregon region by emigrating Scandinavians. Dozen's of Scandinavian musical, dance and theater groups perform. Retail booths offer handcrafts, Scandinavian import items and traditional Scandinavian foods. Clatsop County Fairgrounds [more info]
July 8 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]
July 12 Seaman's Day
This special event offers visitors an opportunity to learn about Seaman, Captain Meriwether Lewis' dog and a meet and greet with some modern Newfoundland dogs. Lewis & Clark National Historical Park Fort Clatsop Visitor Center 503.861.2471 [more info]
August 9-17 Astoria Regatta Lower Columbia Heritage Festival
What began as a casual remark between two locals soon became a way for the community to celebrate the return of Astoria fishermen from Alaska aboard boats filled with salted fish. Rapidly, the annual celebration of the community blossomed into the one of the premier boat contests on the West Coast. Visit the website to learn more. Various Locations [more info]
August 12 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]
September 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]
September 23 SOLVE Fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup
The Beach & Riverside Cleanup began in 1984 as "The Plague of Plastics" after Oregonians, Judie Hansen and Eleanor Dye, were inspired to rid the state's beaches of litter. Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coastwide coordinated event. Various Oregon Coast Beaches 503.844.9571 [more info]
October 14 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]
October 15 The Great Columbia 10K Crossing
Open to all, The Great Columbia Crossing 10k run is an official USA Track & Field certified event. Visit the website for updates and registration information. Astoira Megler Bridge [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]
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 26-31 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Wales 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]
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