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Shanghaied in Astoria
Through September 13
Astoria's original, award-winning, vaudeville-style musical melodrama runs July 10 through September 13, 2015. Cheer for the heroes and throw popcorn at the villains while you enjoy this fun and entertaining production about Astoria's infamous history and Scandinavian heritage. "Shanghaied in Astoria" is a well-told tale that simply makes residents and tourists laugh. The ASOC Playhouse has its own charm, looking like an old saloon and patrons can belly up at the back bar for a local brew during intermissions....[read more]
 
August 5-9 Astoria Regatta
An annual celebration, which started in 1894 and has been designated a Historic Cultural Tradition by the Oregon State Historic Commission. Parades, food and family fun. See the website for events and locations. Various Locations 503.325.6311 or 800.875.6807 [more info]
August 7 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
August 8 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
August 30 Live Concert: USAF Band of the Golden West
The concert is at 4pm. Free tickets are available at the Liberty Theater Box Office, Tuesday - Saturday from 2:00-5:30pm. Limit 6 per customer. For more information call 503-325-5922 Ext. 55. Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St. 503.325.5922
August 30 USAF Band of the Golden West Commanders Jazz Ensemble in Concert
The USAF Band of the Golden West will present a free concert featuring the Commanders Jazz Ensemble at Liberty Theatre at 4pm. You can obtain tickets through the theatre website at www.liberty-theater.org. Come out and enjoy this free evening of Jazz & patriotic favorites. Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St, Astoria, OR 97103 503.325.5922 [more info]
September 4 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
September 12 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
September 19 SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup
Join thousands of volunteers to clean up Oregon's beaches at this coast wide coordinated event. Call or visit website for further information. Oregon Coast Beaches 503-.844.9571 [more info]
September 25-27 Pacific Northwest Brew Cup
The festival features Northwest beers on tap, live music, food vendors and activities for the kids. Admission is free, beer tastings require purchasing a souvenir mug ($9 each) and tokens ($1 each). East of Columbia River Maritime Museum and Barbey Center 503.791.7940 [more info]
October 2 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
October 10 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
October 11 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]
November 6 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
November 14 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
December 4 First Friday Nights
First Friday Nights are an entertaining, casual and social experience on the first Friday of each month. The Barbey Maritime Center features a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations and hands-on activities from 7-9pm. Activities are free and a cash bar and inspired snacks will be available every First Friday, making Columbia River Maritime Museum the first stop of your weekend. Barbey Maritime Center 503.325.2323
December 12 Second Saturday Art Walk
Celebrate the arts in Astoria the Second Saturday of every month from 5-8pm. Downtown businesses keep their doors open late, provide refreshments and entertainment and exhibit original works of art and culture. Second Saturday Art Walk venues are highlighted throughout town with colorful pinwheels. See the website for a map guide and list of participating businesses. Various downtown locations 503.791.7940 [more info]
December 26-31 Winter Whale Watch
Spot Gray Whales on their migration south along the Oregon Coast with interpreters at Ecola State Park. Ecola State Park 541.765.3304 [more info]
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