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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]
 
Through April 29 Live Theater: The Real Lewis and Clark Story or How the Finns Discovered Astoria
A Vaudeville styled, musical-melodrama written by ASCOC legend Judith Niland, with original music by Stanley Azen, Joyce C. Niland and Philip Morrill. Witness as the heroes forge their way from Missouri to the Oregon Coast, suffering tragedy at the hands of evil foes while battling the wild, all without losing their beer supplies. Performance dates are on Fridays and Saturday evenings at 7pm. Two matinee shows are scheduled for February 9 and February 23 at 2pm. Tickets available by phone and at the door. The house opens 30 minutes before each performance. All Friday shows are $5 for any seat. Astor Street Opry Co. Playhouse , 129 West Bond 503.325.6104 [more info]
April 28-30 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival 2017
Enjoy great coastal cuisine, regional wines and more. Additional event information including schedules, tickets 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 2-3 Tenor Guitar Gathering
Two days of workshops, concerts and jams for guitars, ukuleles and mandolins. Various Locations [more info]
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
A celebration of Astoria's rich cultural heritage, top entertainment from Finland, Denmark and Sweden. Dozens of Nordic dance and theater groups perform. Retail booths offer handcrafts, Scandinavian import items and traditional Scandinavian foods. Festival events include Viking encampment, midsummer pole rising, midnight sun breakfast, running of the trolls, Miss Scandinavia, torchlight parade, bonfire, hex burning and more. Clatsop County Fairgrounds [more info]
July 7-September 9 Live Theater: Shanghaied in Astoria
In its 33rd season, this Vaudeville styled, musical melodrama that is takes a fun and entertaining look at Astoria's cultural folklore. Showtime is at 7pm, Thursday through Saturday. Sunday matinee performances are at 2pm on July 16, August 6 and September 9. Tickets are available online, by phone and at the door. Reservations recommended, doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Astor Street Opry Co. Playhouse , 129 West Bond 503.325.6104 [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 11-12 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]
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 9-10 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]
December 26-January 1 2018 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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